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Dragon Lord
April 25, 2005
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Votes: 4 / 4.250000
Supply Run    Plots  (Discovery)   (Single-Storyline)

Defenceless villagers, highway bandits, and primitive tribesmen.
But who has the magic crystals a young shaman needs?
And how do you get hold of them?

Mourngrymn
April 21, 2005
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Votes: 4 / 3.500000
Octavius Brekaeil    NPCs  (Major)   (Political)

A young warrior turned warlord with a heart to satify his people’s needs. Yet every golden hero has an obsidian heart waiting to be released.

Scrasamax
April 20, 2005
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Ideas: 0
Votes: 10 / 4.350000
Grand Arm    Items  (Melee Weapons)   (Magical)

The Grand Arm is a weapon without peer, there is naught a blade nor shield that can withstand it’s mighty blows. This ornate weapon is surely the divine tool of the god of war…

Mourngrymn
April 19, 2005
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Ideas: 5
Votes: 4 / 4.125000
Demon Gates    Locations  (Ruins)   (Any)

The Demon gates are all hidden from prying eyes, either under mountains or lost within their vast chasms. In fortresses hidden by magic, or guarded by the unknowing. A single key, if found, will open only a specific gate. However, directions to the gates location are inscribed on each key in a demonic script. Only those loyal to Caedmon, or can understand the ancient written language of the Demon’s are able to read it.

The gates are massive stone doorways standing roughly thirty feet in height and twenty feet wide and made of black granite or onyx, with scenes of a demonic horde flooding through the gate as a wave through a cistern. Horrific images of murder and unspeakable acts toward the mortal races also adorn the doors.

knightsceam
April 19, 2005
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Votes: 7 / 2.000000
Arin 'Windfall' Halfleaf    NPCs  (Minor)   (Combative)

“Hehe, a good prank never hurt anybody. Lets do it anyway”
Arin Halfleaf

Dragon Lord
April 19, 2005
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Votes: 10 / 3.600000
Crystallised Dragon Blood    Items  (Jewelry)   (Magical)

Nothing comes from nothing, or so they say.
So how do you power those "always on" items?

Cheka Man
April 18, 2005
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Ideas: 0
Votes: 7 / 3.571429
Emma's Choker    Items  (Jewelry)   (Non-Magical)

Many are those who have worn this beautiful golden choker and paid for it with their lives. On the surface it appears to be no more then a very well crafted piece of jewelry.However, once put on it locks around the wearer’s neck and can only be undone with a certain key. When it is put on, a soundless clockwork timer starts.Three hours after it has been put on, a sharp blade comes out of it and slits the wearer’s throat.Attempts to pull or cut it off will also trigger the blade and besides, under a thin golden coating it is made of iron, and so hard to break.

There is a spell which can hold the blade in check for a far longer time, up to a maximum of a week.Another spell can set the blade off early.

Mourngrymn
April 18, 2005
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Votes: 10 / 3.550000
Market Brawl    Plots  (Duty)   (Side-Quest)

The peaceful sounds of mid afternoon were brutaly interupted by the swears and jeers of a fight erupting on the edge of the market near an alleyway. Seeing three armored humans fighting a young boy, the fight seems a bit unfair. Not seeing anyone rushing to the aid of the elf and with no watch in sight, the elf doesn’t seem to have a chance. Cries of thief echo from the lips of the three humans.

The Seeker
April 15, 2005
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Khu-Nakht Amen    NPCs  (Scenario Based)   (Mystical)

(Name translates directly from ancient Egyptian as: Strong Protector, the Hidden One.)  A mysterious shaman appearing without regard to wheres and whens, upon the divine bidding of other Realms. An entity of legend, belonging to a legendary and ancient sect.

CaptainPenguin
April 15, 2005
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Ideas: 0
Votes: 10 / 4.700000
The Treasure House    Locations  (Plains)   (Ruins)

Built to house riches that never came, the ironically-named Treasure House now lies in tumbling ruin.

Loki_Swiftstrike
April 14, 2005
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Ideas: 0
Votes: 20 / 3.375000
Sicillia the Griffin Tamer    NPCs  (Minor)   (Natural)

Very few carry the griffin tamer bloodline, and those that do, are given a remarkable gift…

Preacher
April 14, 2005
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Votes: 8 / 3.312500
Goryen's Key Stones    Items  (Other)   (Magical)

Two parts of the same stone that when seperated, tend to exert a slight pull towards one another.

Loki_Swiftstrike
April 13, 2005
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Ideas: 0
Votes: 13 / 2.923077
Corticus the Strong    NPCs  (Minor)   (Combative)

Ppoor little Corticus, born much smaller then the other fauns. Someone needs to help him out, someone needs to build him up…

Dragon Lord
April 11, 2005
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Ideas: 0
Votes: 15 / 4.600000
Spirit Beacons    Items  (Other)   (Magical)

A magical beacon designed to attract minor spirits to the mundane plane

Chaosmark
April 9, 2005
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Ideas: 0
Votes: 17 / 3.735294
Armour of the Dead    Items  (Armor)   (Cursed)

A set of armour, fashioned out of bone and metal.

Loki_Swiftstrike
April 9, 2005
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Comments: 4
Ideas: 0
Votes: 9 / 2.611111
Iziah Ph'rrall    NPCs  (Minor)   (Combative)

Most people wake up in the morning hoping something interesting will happen today, Iziah just hopes to wake up in the morning…

Maggot
April 9, 2005
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Ideas: 0
Votes: 10 / 4.600000
The Shark King's Bones    Locations  (Water)   (Ruins)

Lying forgotten on the ocean floor by the children of Acqua,reposes the very monument that commemorates the passing of the islands from the hands of the Old Ones into those of their ancestors who sailed out of the mists long ago to claim them for their descendents.

But in a twist of extreme irony,others have come to venerate this creation abandoned by the race of man that built it. They are the Old Ones,the very same race whose defeat this statue is supposed to represent.

Scrasamax
April 7, 2005
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Ideas: 0
Votes: 10 / 4.100000
Cornelia    NPCs  (Minor)   (Domestic/ Craft)

Cornelia served the Grand Wizard Elkhorne for many years, tending dutifully to his laboratory and making sure his robes were properly cleaned and mended. That was until Cornelia slipped and fell down the spiraling staircase from the orrey and broke her neck…and died.

Nobody
April 7, 2005
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Ideas: 0
Votes: 7 / 2.500000
Collar of Time-Shifting    Items  (Jewelry)   (Magical)

A Mithril collar with various high quality gemstones imbedded in it. It has a clasp in the back, and a hinge in the front to allow it to open and close.

The Magical effects of the collar are…complicated. They are listed in full detail under magical properties.

Loki_Swiftstrike
April 6, 2005
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Comments: 7
Ideas: 0
Votes: 10 / 2.250000
The Everlasting Cantine    Items  (Home/ Personal)   (Magical)

A small round cantine, that is strapped around its wearer with a leather strip. It has the ability to never run dry. It will be able to contain any type of liquid such as acid or lava. It will also never run out.

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       By: Raptyr

Nine times out of ten, it’s the undead that do the running.

Not strictly animal or vegetable, the Corpse bud is a peculiar individual that shares characteristics from multiple kingdoms and species. In appearance, all corpse buds bear a shape of a large rounded top bud divided into four lateral segments, and a much longer, narrower bottom bud, also divided into four segments. Between the two halves are a set of four radial limbs, rounded on top and flat on the bottom, covered with tiny serrated hooks facing towards the body. In overall size, it’s limbs reach as wide as a spread hand, with the body being as thick as a fist. It is as long as a human hand from top to bottom.

Internally, the top bud of the corpse bud contains a bacteria filled membrane that produces the hydrogen that the corpse bud uses to stay aloft, and a series of fungal gills for the dispersal of spores for reproduction. The lower half of the bud contains a number of fine filaments, as well as a sharp barbed stinger containing a powerful local anaesthesia.

The Corpse Bud mobilizes by inflating its top bud, and steers by rotating its arms rapidly about its body. The corpse bud ordinarily drifts with the wind, orienting towards the scent of recent decay and death. It preys on the recently dead, burrowing the lower bud into the victim, using the anaesthesia in case the victim is dying, and not truly deceased. Once embedded, it releases its filaments into the body, replacing the current nervous system. This gives it full animation of the body, and allows the corpse bud to direct it.

Corpse buds are not a malevolent species, being primarily concerned with breaking down the host body for food, and infecting the reproductive cycle with spores in order to mate with other corpse-bud bodies. To preserve the corpse for this purpose, Corpse buds will seek out dry locations to prevent bacteria from destroying the corpses. This often causes a large number of corpse buds to gather in a single location.

In culture, Corpse buds are used to repair broken spines or degenerative diseases, as the sentient mind will easily overcome the mind of the non-sentient corpse bud. Once infected by a corpse bud, however, removal is usually fatal, and the infected individual cannot reproduce, or risk infecting another. Thus, it is a technique often reserved for the elderly, or a last resort.

Necromancers and other dark sorcerers will often preserve the corpses of their victims magically, and infect them with corpse buds, creating traditional undead as well, so as to seed their lairs with undead both offensive and non, in order to throw their enemies off balance. They will also enslave the rudimentary minds of the corpse buds, and transform the docile things into a plague. There have also been accounts of magically transformed corpse buds with stronger minds and a taste for living flesh, but thus far all accounts are unproven rumors.

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