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necromancer
March 24, 2007
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Ideas: 0
Votes: 6 / 4.250000
The Truth War    Plots  (Crisis)   (Single-Storyline)

Long has the question of truth been pondered. Long has this been a folly few recognise in time. A killer, a soldier even with a sword is one thing. But a killer who thinks he has found a definite truth, which he decides to fight for, is the most dangerous man in the world.

manfred
February 12, 2007
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Comments: 19
Ideas: 0
Votes: 14 / 4.428571
The Undertown Killer    Plots  (Crisis)   (Single-Storyline)

To be a detective is not the fun it seemed.

manfred
January 25, 2007
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Comments: 10
Ideas: 0
Votes: 8 / 3.437500
It is a hard job to be a miner    Plots  (Crisis)   (Single-Storyline)

There is trouble in the mines, claims your employer. And you are just the people to solve it.

ephemeralstability
January 15, 2007
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Comments: 17
Ideas: 0
Votes: 13 / 4.269231
De Librorum    Plots  (Crisis)   (Single-Storyline)

I don’t know if I posted about it before, but I have always wanted to run an adventure set in a library. The following is a sketch of an unusual premise and a possible plot-hook.

Ria Hawk
January 6, 2007
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Comments: 6
Ideas: 0
Votes: 6 / 3.666667
The Young Lord from Far Away    Plots  (Discovery)   (Single-Storyline)

A mysterious young nobleman is making quite a stir in the court, and not all are pleased about it…

Ancient Gamer
December 25, 2006
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Comments: 10
Ideas: 0
Votes: 6 / 3.916667
Woodland Tale    Plots  (Travel)   (Single-Storyline)

A Village by a forest, and a secret few knows. Will the PCs discover what dwells beneath the surface?

Wulfhere
December 25, 2006
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Comments: 11
Ideas: 0
Votes: 5 / 4.100000
Tales of the Road    Plots  (Travel)   (Single-Storyline)

Travel broadens the mind… If you survive the journey.  A collection of Tales of Adventure

manfred
December 25, 2006
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Comments: 5
Ideas: 0
Votes: 4 / 3.750000
Englbert's Home    Plots  (Crisis)   (Single-Storyline)

How could a single building produce so much strife?

Wulfhere
December 21, 2006
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Comments: 10
Ideas: 0
Votes: 8 / 3.562500
The Highwayman's Vials    Plots  (Discovery)   (Single-Storyline)

Among his effects, the highwayman had 24 mysterious vials.  What could the strange liquid portend?

manfred
October 28, 2006
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Comments: 10
Ideas: 12
Votes: 3 / 4.666667
The Old Warhorse    Plots  (Hired)   (Single-Storyline)

On an outlying farm, the sick grandfather of a family was kidnapped. Can the kidnappers be stopped before they deliver him off-planet?

Wulfhere
October 14, 2006
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Comments: 11
Ideas: 0
Votes: 10 / 4.150000
As You Like Those Two Noble Kinsmen    Plots  (Duty)   (Single-Storyline)

Two Noble Kinsmen, Two Fair Maidens, Two Mischevious Servants, Two Loyal Handmaids, Two Pompous Dukes, a Clown, a Lion, and a bunch of foolish soldiers, all wandering in the forest.  Why, it’s practically Shakespeare!

Wulfhere
October 10, 2006
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Comments: 14
Ideas: 3
Votes: 8 / 4.312500
But Great Artists Steal    Plots  (Travel)   (Single-Storyline)

In every great film, the seed of a corny adventure can be found…

Dragon Lord
July 21, 2006
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Comments: 11
Ideas: 0
Votes: 7 / 4.428571
Ancient Knowledge    Plots  (Hired)   (Single-Storyline)

To trap an ancient demon you need an ancient ritual.
And where do find such a ritual?
In the tomb of an ancient priest, of course.
And that’s where the trouble begins.

CaptainPenguin
June 13, 2006
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Comments: 20
Ideas: 0
Votes: 11 / 4.636364
The Bamboo Rats    Plots  (Crisis)   (Single-Storyline)

Every 45 years, the bamboo forests which cover the tiny land of Ghanzu bloom, and very soon after come the rats…

Murometz
March 24, 2006
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Comments: 20
Ideas: 1
Votes: 10 / 4.250000
Songs Of Fantasy!    Plots  (Coincidence)   (Single-Storyline)

Everyone can think of a favorite song or two (or three) which can easily be translated into a fantasy rpg concept, be it an item, plot, location, or what have you. Just take the lyrics of your favorite real-life ditty, and go from there!

Murometz
March 12, 2006
Hits: 25942
Comments: 32
Ideas: 0
Votes: 24 / 4.833333
Thick As Thieves    Plots  (Event)   (Single-Storyline)

Once a year, and each year in a different place, the wandering bazaar and social gala that is the Thieves Convention is held. Invitations Only!

Scrasamax
February 28, 2006
Hits: 12533
Comments: 14
Ideas: 0
Votes: 10 / 4.600000
Clathrates    Plots  (Mystical)   (Single-Storyline)

According to Ars Geotia the standard formations of power consist of ley lines, confluences and founts. this system has been long accepted, and is quite incorrect…

fenixphire
February 6, 2006
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Comments: 7
Ideas: 0
Votes: 6 / 3.833333
Love's Poisoned Chalice    Plots  (Event)   (Single-Storyline)

He sat there in shock, not believing what the Guard Captain said.  It couldn’t be true.  His sweet daughter would not be capable of killing the man she was to marry.  He watched, helpless, as they took her away. 

And then came the trial.  Even as he heard the evidence against her, he refused to believe she could commit such a vile act.  As the verdict came in, his world fell apart.  It echoed in his ears, “Guilty, guilty, guilty”

Ancient Gamer
January 22, 2006
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Comments: 5
Ideas: 1
Votes: 3 / 4.166667
The Coven of the Red Moon    Plots  (Duty)   (Single-Storyline)

At the base of the Cyllerean Mountains a small coven of witches has laired where once was a Temple of Good.

Ancient Gamer
January 22, 2006
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Comments: 10
Ideas: 0
Votes: 5 / 5.000000
The Arcane Chambers    Plots  (Duty)   (Single-Storyline)

Deep beneath the central tower laid the chambers of the Arcane. This is where the mages, witches and warlocks place those creations they deem to dangerous. The crystal bell Ã? Beloth Ã? was such a creation. Shortly after it was created by Magnus of Cormalth, it got into the hands of a cunning mercenary captain known as Harlan Marcus. Let’s shorten the tale and just say that the mages in the college valley did not like to have Harlan and his men roaming about the valley, helping themselves to the mages valuables. The bell rendered the college magic useless, and the mages locked themselves in, awaiting Harlan, armed with brooms, pottery and kitchen utensils.

The bell was later recovered, together with Harlan himself, and both were locked away in the chambers of the arcane.

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The ochre sands stretch for miles around. Something kicks up the dust. It's a yak. A desert-yak. It ambles slowly, nuzzling the ground for the low-growing shrubs. The ranger freezes. "Stay very still," he warns. "Don't move at all."

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