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valadaar
May 15, 2008
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Comments: 6
Ideas: 0
Votes: 3 / 3.333333
Meyurk the Egoyo    NPCs  (Major)   (Mystical)

Meyurk is a Egoyo, a hermit with dangerous friends, and a mystic home..

Silveressa
May 15, 2008
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Comments: 5
Ideas: 0
Votes: 4 / 3.750000
Bai Yu (White Death Rain)    NPCs  (Minor)   (Combative)

A mutant mouse with a few surprises.

This submissions was desgined for a modern supers campaign, but could be adapted to other super campaigns with a little work. http://www.strolen.com/content.php?node=1901 )

Silveressa
May 14, 2008
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Comments: 15
Ideas: 0
Votes: 6 / 3.833333
Kisanth, Mage servant of Isis    NPCs  (Major)   (Mystical)

"You do not need to be a cleric to bring light into the world."

(a Mage follower of Isis, npc suitable for any fantasy campaign with gods of light.)

Cheka Man
May 12, 2008
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Comments: 10
Ideas: 4
Votes: 6 / 4.166667
30 Agents    NPCs  (Extras)   (Criminal/Espionage)

From the shadows sneak thirty secret agents, on the trail of top secret infomation.

EchoMirage
May 11, 2008
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Comments: 9
Ideas: 0
Votes: 6 / 4.583333
Seheth Vianna Sai-Shahi    NPCs  (Major)   (Natural)

A harvest queen, a druid of war, a monarch of leaves.

Scrasamax
May 10, 2008
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Comments: 7
Ideas: 0
Votes: 5 / 4.000000
Nous Gamchigoth    NPCs  (Minor)   (Mystical)

The surprising thing about young fools is how many survive to become old fools.

Scrasamax
May 10, 2008
Hits: 2576
Comments: 12
Ideas: 0
Votes: 8 / 3.937500
Yana the Dancer    NPCs  (Minor)   (Artistic/Performance)

Lithe as a willow and just as flexible

Scrasamax
May 10, 2008
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Comments: 9
Ideas: 0
Votes: 8 / 4.312500
Lord Pavisfacio    NPCs  (Major)   (Knowledge/Lore)

Ever collecting books, knick-knacks, gewgaws and endless heaps of strange oddments and tidbits

MoonHunter
May 9, 2008
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Comments: 5
Ideas: 6
Votes: 2 / 4.250000
The Mayor    NPCs  (Major)   (Political)

A mayor (from the Latin mâior, meaning "greater") is a modern title used in many countries for the highest ranking officer in a municipal government. In some places The Mayor is the Chief Executive running the city. In others, they are a ceremonial official. No matter what they really are, mayors tend to reflect their cities, and their cities and city administrations tend to reflect them.

Siren no Orakio
May 7, 2008
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Comments: 8
Ideas: 0
Votes: 8 / 4.375000
Korara, the Maker of Brides    NPCs  (Minor)   (Domestic/ Craft)

The Wise Woman of a small family of the giant hill people known as the Volgotoi, Korara’s particular gifts of illusion have allowed her a surprising degree of influence over the local Imperial outpost, helping spare her people the ravages of ‘civilization’.

Michael Jotne Slayer
May 4, 2008
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Comments: 7
Ideas: 0
Votes: 6 / 4.166667
Elias and Manfred    NPCs  (Major)   (Artistic/Performance)

Elias and Manfred are basically a ventriloquist act. However, the major difference between them and other ventriloquists is that Manfred the Talking Cat is a real cat and not a puppet.

Cheka Man
May 4, 2008
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Comments: 18
Ideas: 6
Votes: 11 / 4.136364
30 Lovers    NPCs  (Extras)   (Political)

Thirty Lovers, walking hand in hand in moonlit groves, cuddling, kissing, and doing other, more private, romantic things…

MoonHunter
April 30, 2008
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Comments: 19
Ideas: 0
Votes: 12 / 4.333333
The Grey Skull    NPCs  (Major)   (Criminal/Espionage)

-Heroes scatter under barrage of grey energy spheres-
"You know kids, you didn’t mind when Captain Liberty took you down. He did it with honor, with respect, and followed the rules. Not you kids today. For you, it is all about The Power. Just as soon shoot you as take you in.  And really young lady, would your mother approve of that costume? Not that the rest of you dress much better. What standard are you idiots setting for the young kids of today?"
-thwack-
"Get up. Don’t you have any pride?  A novice should have been able to avoid that attack.  You have a total lack of grit. Don’t lie there and moan. Get up. And that surprise maneuver you two are attempting. I have to tell you, not so much of a surprise. Now, stop standing there wide eyes and slack jawed. Do something. "

"You are heroes for Gods sake. Start acting like it."

Silveressa
April 29, 2008
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Comments: 7
Ideas: 0
Votes: 6 / 3.333333
Dr. Tadani    NPCs  (Minor)   (Mystical)

A modern day doctor who’s lack of morality has led him down dark demoniacally unnatural paths he hopes will give him complete control over his patients lives.

Silveressa
April 28, 2008
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Comments: 7
Ideas: 0
Votes: 4 / 3.375000
Rage protector of the streets    NPCs  (Minor)   (Combative)

Rage, lady assassin of the streets and defender of the downtrodden.

Siren no Orakio
April 25, 2008
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Comments: 7
Ideas: 0
Votes: 7 / 4.428571
Embraced-A-Star    NPCs  (Minor)   (Travelers)

Even the Thoron may thirst for knowledge, and Embraced-A-Star has chosen the most direct route it can find to new discoveries. It chooses to go where no other creature can.

Scrasamax
April 14, 2008
Hits: 1978
Comments: 7
Ideas: 0
Votes: 7 / 3.857143
Olgiherga Ogerhunch    NPCs  (Scenario Based)   (Natural)

Brave Olgiherga Ogerhunch, ogre hunter of the Ostrobogs and fenstalker.

Siren no Orakio
April 2, 2008
Hits: 2144
Comments: 9
Ideas: 0
Votes: 5 / 3.200000
The Neon Tigresses    NPCs  (Major)   (Artistic/Performance)

A two-woman rock band of the future, Seh’Ahna and Tara Watt are well known for their vividly suggestive music and for the riots they tend to leave behind.

Pieh
March 28, 2008
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Comments: 13
Ideas: 0
Votes: 8 / 4.000000
Hazenbrazen and Gribaldy    NPCs  (Major)   (Combative)

Hazenbrazen & Gribaldy: Two Necromancers taking over the world one corpse at a time.

MoonHunter
March 27, 2008
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Comments: 4
Ideas: 0
Votes: 2 / 3.500000
Pairs    NPCs  (Minor)   (Combative)

They go together like a horse and carriage.
This I tell you brother, You can’t have one without the other.

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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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