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Scrasamax
September 18, 2016
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The Daily Discourse    Plots  (Crisis)   (Encounter)

In the Cosmic Era, the Daily Discourse consists of the talking points and dialog guides laid out by the masterminds and controllers behind the media. Here is your opinion, bite sized for easy consumption.

Scrasamax
August 6, 2016
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Comments: 6
Ideas: 0
Votes: 3 / 3.833333
Interplanetary Cruiser Livingstone and the Sex Marines    Plots  (Hired)   (Single-Storyline)

The interplanetary cruiser ISS Livingstone was launched on a grandiose mission to tour every planet in the solar system, a technological tour de force of Technodyne Heavy Industries and SmartTek Technologies. It was an over-hyped media sensation that, predictably, failed to live up to expectations.

Scrasamax
November 21, 2015
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Comments: 5
Ideas: 0
Votes: 4 / 4.125000
Dia del Takanakuy    Plots  (Event)   (Encounter)

A festival of settling scores and airing of grievances

Scrasamax
June 12, 2015
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Comments: 2
Ideas: 1
Votes: 2 / 4.250000
Universe 26    Plots  (Crisis)   (Campaign)

There are many grim projections for the Cosmic Era, and far from being the most horrific or exotic, the Universe 26 model has a frighteningly real chance of happening.

Isharii
February 7, 2015
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Comments: 6
Ideas: 0
Votes: 4 / 3.750000
Queen Llaewyn Reborn    Plots  (Event)   (Multi-Storyline)

'Llaewyn the Fair she was in her youth, in all truth a lover of mine. Though that boast is not mine alone, she was the beloved of many. And joyous, most joyous in form and deed. Till the time of her father's death. She alone sat by the auld king's bed and soothed his fevered brow though ever cruel in life was he. Cruel to all but Llaewyn to whom he gave every comfort and protection his world had to offer. The Fair One walked into the chamber of his last breath and the Black Queen walked out.' -Spectre of the Courtier

Cheka Man
February 3, 2015
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Ideas: 1
Votes: 5 / 3.400000
A Grave Problem    Plots  (Discovery)   (Encounter)

The PCs are in a graveyard, when as they are passing a noble tomb with a certain symbol embossed on the door, the magic user in the party hears a voice from being the tomb door begging to be let out. What do the PCs do?

axlerowes
January 18, 2015
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Comments: 11
Ideas: 0
Votes: 7 / 4.857143
The Last Mind Flayer    Plots  (Crisis)   (Single-Storyline)

Even evil gets lonely.

crucifiction
January 15, 2015
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Ideas: 0
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.

Scrasamax
January 3, 2015
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Votes: 3 / 4.000000
The Cattle Raid    Plots  (Hired)   (Mini-Campaign)

The holovids are full of stories about mecha garrisons bravely battling dastardly pirate raiders. It's a pretty picture for the propaganda films, but its a long way from the truth of the pirate raids.

Ted
December 24, 2014
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My Players Asked for Trouble...    Plots  (Crisis)   (Campaign)

...and I'm going to fucking give it to them. (Note: This submission is largely so I don't forget the details of this plan once I'm less pissed off.)

SplatterBox
November 22, 2014
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Comments: 12
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.

Silveressa
November 3, 2014
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Comments: 12
Ideas: 1
Votes: 8 / 4.375000
A Summers Freeze    Plots  (Crisis)   (Side-Quest)

In the middle of summer a small town is beset by a blizzard that enshrouds it in a blanket of snow.­ The cause is unknown and all contact with the town is lost.­ The player characters are hired to investigate the town and put a stop to the blizzard if at all possible.

(An adventure written in the more rigid and hand holding "old school" style and quality level of original fantasy adventure modules from the early to mid 1980's)

PoisonAlchemist
October 17, 2014
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Ideas: 1
Votes: 6 / 4.833333
Silverfox Mill - Part II    Plots  (Discovery)   (Multi-Storyline)

The town of Silverfox Mill was a quiet place for many years, but this peaceful town has begun to unravel. The arrival of the Usury Guild drained the populace of their livelihood, forcing many into poverty, alcoholism, and prostitution. Complicating this trying time the town has recently lost its most beloved citizen, the wizard Osric Skanderbag. With his absence it seems the long-dead witch Anna has been raised to murder and poison, but this may be a front for more contemporary threats.

valadaar
August 27, 2014
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Ideas: 0
Votes: 8 / 3.750000
30 Sea-bottom Encounters    Plots  (Discovery)   (Encounter)

The Sea hides many secrets in its depths, here are 30.

MCoorlim
August 23, 2014
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Ideas: 0
Votes: 4 / 4.250000
A Game of Princes    Plots  (Event)   (Campaign)

Five heirs. Five years. One crown.

HaroldWiggle
June 27, 2014
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Ideas: 0
Votes: 7 / 4.428571
The Cup that Floweth Over    Plots  (Mystical)   (Side-Quest)

‘You are freed from all cares brothers and sisters! All worries! All need to toil and labour for the baron’s taxes, in the guild’s fields and for the peddler’s wares! All the drink you could ever need!’

Final words of an extremely drunk hedge conjurer by name of Oates Greenlock.

Kassy
June 10, 2014
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Ideas: 0
Votes: 4 / 3.750000
The Omen    Plots  (Hired)   (Encounter)

An ominous emblem begins appearing in tapestries, paintings, engravings, streets, etc. across the town or city in which the players are staying.

Kassy
May 24, 2014
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Comments: 6
Ideas: 0
Votes: 5 / 3.100000
The Vanishing Diner    Plots  (Event)   (Encounter)

While enjoying a meal in the local tavern, the party strikes up a conversation with another customer, who is witty and urbane.

Kassy
May 22, 2014
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Comments: 4
Ideas: 0
Votes: 3 / 3.666667
Thrice Damned    Plots  (Travel)   (Encounter)

A sorcerer with evil intentions or just a murderer waiting for another fool?

At a crossroads, the characters come across a trio of thick poles set into the ground, just outside the overlapping roads.

Kassy
May 21, 2014
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Ideas: 0
Votes: 2 / 3.750000
Mon Frere    Plots  (Hired)   (Side-Quest)

An obviously wealthy and beautiful woman contracts the PC’s to solve a missing persons case. The missing person is her younger sibling, a teenage boy.

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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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