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Nobody
May 12, 2010
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Ideas: 0
Votes: 4 / 3.750000
Jirix, City of Ice    Locations  (City)   (Tundra/ Arctic)

A city made of ice, in a chasm where sunlight is missing, that trades in one of the most unusual, but useful natural resources in the world.

Welcome to Jirix traveler. I hope you enjoy your very colorful stay.

Age of Fable
April 30, 2010
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Comments: 5
Ideas: 0
Votes: 5 / 3.700000
Technology of Teleleli    Locations  (City)   (Any)

A brief discussion of the prevailing level of technology in the city of Teleleli and the islands around.

Nafar
April 23, 2010
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Comments: 5
Ideas: 0
Votes: 1 / 1.000000
The East Fortifications of Grenarth hold    Locations  (Fortification)   (Mountains)

We charged their walls but the defenses held us off, hidden bunkers sprang out of nowhere and turrets wreaked havoc on our forces. Gun pits blasted our army to pieces and we pulled back a shell came out of the sky and destroyed several siege towers, we where finished.

 

Kassil
March 21, 2010
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Comments: 4
Ideas: 0
Votes: 3 / 3.333333
Miros, the Devouring World    Locations  (World)   (Space)

"Captain's log, date unknown. We have been exploring a region of dead space, wandering between the dull cinders of dying suns, looking for an explanation to what happened in this sector of space. Our charts show that this sector should be bursting with life - young stars and verdant worlds - but all we have seen is a stellar wasteland." -Log entry recovered from a derelict exploratory vessel on the fringe of the Miros Waste

Kassy
March 14, 2010
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Comments: 14
Ideas: 0
Votes: 5 / 3.700000
The Glades    Locations  (Establishment)   (Forest/ Jungle)

This is a quiet place in the forest of Kaarengard, an Inn where mostly rangers, woodsmen and the occaisonal adventurer spend their evenings, swapping tales of adventure and spreading the latest news.

Cheka Man
February 28, 2010
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Comments: 8
Ideas: 0
Votes: 8 / 3.750000
The Pool of ...............    Locations  (Area)   (Water)

The Pool of (add the name of the God or Goddess of your choice) is well known as one of the greatest holy places of the world. It is said to be full of piles of gold and jewels, a place where wishes are granted, wounds are healed, prophets have dreams that come true, and suspected criminals are fairly judged. Pilgrims from the other end of the world have been known to travel for more then a year, braving the perils of disease, brigands and bad weather, just to reach it's holy waters.

Redgre
January 28, 2010
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Comments: 22
Ideas: 0
Votes: 17 / 4.617647
100 Unique Town/City Properties    Locations  (Other)   (Any)

A table of possible backgrounds, qualities, or features of a fantasy town or city.  A world building tool for getting attention to the details.

Cheka Man
January 18, 2010
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Comments: 6
Ideas: 0
Votes: 4 / 3.750000
Firehole River    Locations  (Area)   (Water)

As the only place of warmth in an otherwise frozen land, the Firehole River is, or was, the central point for life in, on and around it. Sadly, this is starting to change...

Maggot
December 11, 2009
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Comments: 6
Ideas: 0
Votes: 3 / 4.333333
Tawsooooshar    Locations  (City)   (Water)

 The jewel of the imperial shoal, this aquatic city is the emperor's seat of power.

Siren no Orakio
October 6, 2009
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Comments: 11
Ideas: 0
Votes: 7 / 4.428571
Grand Pyre of the Phoenix    Locations  (Other)   (Mountains)

Existing at once in the mortal plane and upon the plane of Fire, the Grand Pyre of the Phoenix is the ultimate testament to the power of the Lord Zevarith.

Dragonlordmax
September 7, 2009
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Comments: 2
Ideas: 0
Votes: 2 / 3.000000
The Hub    Locations  (TransWorld)   (Space)

The Interstellar Highway of the Galaxy

Scrasamax
August 24, 2009
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Comments: 7
Ideas: 0
Votes: 5 / 3.700000
The Buried Giant    Locations  (Other)   (Forest/ Jungle)

The villagers are having a fit, they've found something in the woods!

Scrasamax
August 20, 2009
Hits: 1325
Comments: 5
Ideas: 0
Votes: 5 / 4.000000
Zutul    Locations  (World)   (Desert)

"Zutul? You mean someone took time to give it a name?"

Maj. Rielle Law

MoonHunter
July 29, 2009
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Comments: 9
Ideas: 0
Votes: 5 / 4.100000
Shambala    Locations  (City)   (Mountains)

To be “On the road to Shambala” is a metaphor for seeking redemption, purification of spirit, and seeking The Great Divine. It is found in teachings of several faiths of The Great Divine and in the writings of many prophets and philosophers. It is not just a metaphor. There truly is a road to Shambala.

Drackler
May 21, 2009
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Comments: 4
Ideas: 0
Votes: 3 / 3.166667
Castle Merciless    Locations  (Fortification)   (Plains)

Castle Merciless. Home of He who dwells in nightmares.

RGTraynor
May 21, 2009
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Comments: 12
Ideas: 0
Votes: 4 / 4.000000
Cathedral of the Black Dagger    Locations  (City)   (Any)


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Drackler
May 20, 2009
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Comments: 6
Ideas: 1
Votes: 6 / 3.333333
Sea Pillars    Locations  (Ruins)   (Water)

Just off the craggy cliffs of Corundum, under the rippling blue ocean waves, seven stones stand. They rise majestically from the ocean floor, references to some long ago civilization. Meaningless, now, to all but the most learned.

Scrasamax
May 20, 2009
Hits: 1186
Comments: 9
Ideas: 0
Votes: 6 / 4.000000
The Hornless Goat    Locations  (Establishment)   (Any)

Tucked back in the corner of Kiskedee square, off of Aasvogel, is the Hornless Goat. The tavern is as non-descript and plain as any business can be and still maintain itself in passable fashion. No one notices the patrons of that small overlooked place.

DrTurtlesse
May 17, 2009
Hits: 1325
Comments: 11
Ideas: 0
Votes: 6 / 4.250000
Redpools    Locations  (City)   (Swamp)

A city of salt and subterfuge.

Cheka Man
May 13, 2009
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Comments: 4
Ideas: 0
Votes: 2 / 3.000000
The Brande Islands    Locations  (Area)   (Water)

The Brande Islands are now a hell on earth for the majority of their inhabitants, but it was not allways that way…

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Hu's Iron Ball

       By: Murometz

Hu was an ambassador of the Seventh Emperor of the Reng Dynasty. Throughout his life he traveled across many miles and lands to entreaty with neighboring kingdoms and the semi-savages who dwelled amidst the Metal Mountains.

During one such diplomatic mission, Hu was gifted a small iron marble as a gesture, by a shaman of the Kiy-Kiy tribe. Little else is known of Hu, but that marble was lost and is now somewhere out there for someone to find.

A tiny, shiny sphere, the marble has several properties. First and foremost it is a strong magnet, considerably stronger than its size and density would indicate.

Secondly, if thrown or rolled upon the ground and the command word is spoken, the iron ball will magically enlarge to either the size of an ogres's head or to that of a great globe, twelve feet in diameter. The rolling ball of either size will continue to roll or fly at the same relative speed it was when launched as a marble, and can thus cause great damage to anything in its path. The magnetic power of the ball will also magnify when enlarged.

Legends claim that the ball has been tossed from besieged castles upon attacking foes and rolled at marching armies in ages past. At the end of such rolls, the larger size globe has been known to not only crush soldiers underfoot, but to also "collect" many dozens of metallic weapons and bits of armor unto itself, appearing as an armored sphere, with swords and spears sticking out from it in all directions.

Owning this powerful marble has its drawbacks. Anyone carrying it on their person, will experience the iron ball's insidious effects after some time. The owner feels no worse for wear, but after two month's time they will suddenly awaken one morning to find that their hair has fallen out completely, their teeth loosened like baby's teeth ready to drop, and their fingernails simply shriveled and sliding off the fingers and toes. Perhaps unbeknownst to the owner at first, the iron ball also renders an owner sterile or barren by this time.

Regular clerical healing will not reverse this horrible malady. Only finding and beseeching a shaman of the Kiy-Kiy tribe to heal the iron ball's effects with their particular brand of magic, will work.

Hu's Iron Ball should be handled carefully by players and gms.

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