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axlerowes
January 18, 2015
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The Last Mind Flayer    Plots  (Crisis)   (Single-Storyline)

Even evil gets lonely.

crucifiction
January 15, 2015
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Votes: 4 / 3.750000
The Broken Peace    Plots  (Discovery)   (Single-Storyline)

Goblins descended on civilised land from the east nearly one thousand years ago. Now, it's time to descend upon them with all the fury they have shown us they are capable of.

SplatterBox
November 22, 2014
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Ideas: 2
Votes: 4 / 2.000000
Attack on Titan/Tales of Symphonia Campaign Hybrid    Plots  (Hired)   (Single-Storyline)

People live inside a series of walls. Outside the walls, there are Titans (giants, unless you actually want to use the Titan, which are fetching powerful). There's a spell that needs breaking to return everything to normal size. That can only be done by collecting the elemental devil arms. Hot dang.

axlerowes
April 16, 2014
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Votes: 4 / 4.125000
The Gorgon Rune and the Flirting Dress    Plots  (Hired)   (Single-Storyline)

Peek-a-boo!

Or why you should always look women in the eye
PeteBain
February 23, 2014
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Votes: 4 / 3.750000
One Man's Trash...    Plots  (Hired)   (Single-Storyline)

"What do you mean the vault is empty?!"

"Just that, sir. It's empty."

"There was a half tonne of gold coins in there! Did you see a cart? Any orcs or ogres? A dragon?! It's not like it just got up and walked away!"

"Actually, sir..."

Scrasamax
January 26, 2014
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Ideas: 0
Votes: 2 / 3.500000
A New Pass...    Plots  (Discovery)   (Single-Storyline)

The Odaneimo Mountains aren't exactly the sort the bards talk about, they dont tear at the sky or trip the gods. They are still tall enough that you just can't go hiking over them. There are just two passes through them, Oshen Pass down in the south, and Zoran pass, in the north. It would be worth a pretty penny if someone could find a middle pass through.

Diad, Teamsters Guild-boss

caesar193
October 17, 2013
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Votes: 3 / 3.833333
Seeking Vengeance; Adventurers Needed    Plots  (Hired)   (Single-Storyline)

A man approaches you with a proposition; a cult that seeks to only protect the weak; plots mingling and causing destruction.

Death, it seems, shall stalk the land of Merthia tonight- unless, of course, the PCs can stop it.

Shadoweagle
August 22, 2013
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Votes: 6 / 4.083333
The Flight of Retribution    Plots  (Hired)   (Single-Storyline)

UAC Scientists have discovered a strange artifact on the surface of Phobos. They wish to transport it to an 'off-the-radar' base above Saturn's moon, Titan, but fear that space pirates may have gained intel on the artifact. Additional protection is needed; this is where you come in!

A Cosmic Era, Event Horizon/Doom-influenced Plot, for the optional Occult Brotherhood quest.

axlerowes
June 9, 2013
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Votes: 12 / 3.750000
Pommel Stones Of Vohu Manah And The Breath-takers Mace    Items  (Mystical)   (Single-Storyline)

The lost story of the pommel stones.

Forganthus
June 7, 2013
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Ideas: 0
Votes: 14 / 4.892857
A Spell Called Catherine    Plots  (Crisis)   (Single-Storyline)

When a wizard named Mendalus develops a spell that summons an obedient woman named Catherine--exactly like any other summoning spell--it creates chaos in the wizard-metropolis of Meltheria, as many interested parties struggle to understand the nature (and legality) of the Catherine spell, while vast fortunes hang in the balance.

Kassy
May 29, 2013
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Ideas: 0
Votes: 17 / 3.558824
Valus Longflower    NPCs  (Crisis)   (Single-Storyline)

“Many hungry people in these parts and the roads are dangerous. So you have a choice, you can give us most of your provisions to feed the starving, or all your silver to pass safely. The choice is yours, wanderer.”

Kassy
May 28, 2013
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Comments: 6
Ideas: 0
Votes: 7 / 2.571429
A Noble Rest    Locations  (Crisis)   (Single-Storyline)

For those who enjoy comfort and discretion, and don’t mind paying a few extra coins

during their stay in Ak-Var.

Kassy
May 28, 2013
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Comments: 4
Ideas: 0
Votes: 3 / 3.000000
The Square Of Heroes    Locations  (Crisis)   (Single-Storyline)

This great square lies a few feet below the level of the surrounding streets. A place of where emotions run high; a place of both awe, and despair.

Kassy
May 25, 2013
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Comments: 13
Ideas: 0
Votes: 16 / 2.937500
Wishmaster    Items  (Crisis)   (Single-Storyline)

They were made as a promise of everlasting peace and unity. One has been opened to prevent a war. A second sits on display in a Dwarven hold. The last has vanished, and to this day, has never been found.

Kassy
May 18, 2013
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Comments: 9
Ideas: 0
Votes: 9 / 3.444444
Etherleaf    Items  (Crisis)   (Single-Storyline)

An interesting little idea I came up with. Also my first attempt at a 100 Word Challenge.

Scrasamax
May 15, 2013
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Comments: 10
Ideas: 0
Votes: 15 / 4.166667
Dwarven Sapper    Plots  (Crisis)   (Single-Storyline)

Sneaky bastards, the lot of them

axlerowes
May 6, 2013
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Comments: 8
Ideas: 0
Votes: 8 / 3.875000
Flowers Of Innocence And The Killer Of Undertown    Plots  (Crisis)   (Single-Storyline)

What does it mean to be Innocent? The flowers seem to know...

Scrasamax
April 25, 2013
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Comments: 6
Ideas: 1
Votes: 4 / 4.750000
Batman Corps    Plots  (Crisis)   (Single-Storyline)

It's not who we are, it's what we do

Shadoweagle
December 20, 2012
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Comments: 18
Ideas: 0
Votes: 9 / 4.777778
Fields of Flesh    Plots  (Hired)   (Single-Storyline)

Lavish glade and lush green field,

Wizen'd oaks; to the blight all yield.

Weeping trees of crimson blood,

the Fields of Flesh turn life to mud.

Will you tread and smile and sleep

where devils dance and angels weep?

MysticMoon
December 7, 2012
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Ideas: 0
Votes: 5 / 4.300000
The Redheaded Corpse    Plots  (Event)   (Single-Storyline)

A bloated corpse shows up downriver from a Taoist monastery. Brought to you by the words bloat, corpse, redhead, Tao, monastery, murder, underwater treasure, chains, Wuxia, and romance.

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Pearl Spider Economics

       By: Murometz

These rare, fist-sized spiders do not make webs, but rather excrete secretions which harden upon contact with air. These "droppings" resemble barley-sized spider eggs, or even lustrous pearls, once the slime coating them, dries up. In fact, dried Pearl Spider "drops" are indistinguishable from the marine varieties produced by mollusks, and hence of identical value on the open market!

Several centuries ago, they were studied by naturalists, and several observations were made. Firstly, was that these spiders "lay" these pearls for no apparent or discernible "natural" reason, and secondly, the naturalists had discovered that the more these spiders ate or were fed--and they were true omnivores--the larger the spider pearls came out.

A cottage industry began. Enterprising merchants hunted and collected these creatures across the lands, erecting spider-farms for the manufacture of Spider Pearls. It wasn't long before someone got the idea to force-feed the spiders, ala foie gras geese, and soon, the fattened spiders began pooping out pearls of great size! (relatively speaking). The regular pearl market came to disarray, and prices and value fluctuated wildly.

[b]Plothook[/b] The Mermen Mercantile Alliance hires the party to eradicate all terrestrial Pearl Spider Farms!

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