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SplatterBox
November 22, 2014
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Comments: 11
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: 8
Ideas: 0
Votes: 5 / 4.700000
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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Comments: 11
Ideas: 0
Votes: 6 / 3.833333
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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Comments: 6
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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Comments: 5
Ideas: 0
Votes: 5 / 4.500000
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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Comments: 3
Ideas: 0
Votes: 3 / 3.833333
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: 3
Ideas: 0
Votes: 2 / 3.000000
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: 2
Ideas: 0
Votes: 1 / 4.000000
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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Comments: 4
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.

axlerowes
April 16, 2014
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Comments: 3
Ideas: 0
Votes: 3 / 4.166667
The Gorgon Rune and the Flirting Dress    Plots  (Hired)   (Single-Storyline)

Peek-a-boo!

Or why you should always look women in the eye
axlerowes
April 16, 2014
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Comments: 5
Ideas: 0
Votes: 3 / 3.833333
Elizabeth Sheybad and the Flirting Dress    Plots  (Crisis)   (Encounter)

I have just one question: How do I use this as a dungeon master.

Women expressed themselves by the clothes they wore~

axlerowes
March 9, 2014
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Comments: 1
Ideas: 0
Votes: 1 / 3.500000
The Nightmare Demons of Sorrow    Plots  (Mystical)   (Mini-Campaign)

One can only defeat so many villains that want to "cover the world in darkness" before one starts to look for a different flavor of horrible.

EVIL JUST GOT EMO!

PeteBain
February 23, 2014
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Comments: 2
Ideas: 0
Votes: 2 / 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

MysticMoon
January 13, 2014
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Comments: 5
Ideas: 0
Votes: 5 / 4.400000
Adventures Beneath the Waves    Plots  (Crisis)   (Mini-Campaign)

Come! Enter into the safe haven beneath the seas! Where humanity fled from the deadly Kalleum bombs! Take Refuge Beneath the Waves.

Ted
November 18, 2013
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Comments: 2
Ideas: 0
Votes: 1 / 3.500000
Agency 17: Illegal Search and Seizure    Plots  (Hired)   (Campaign)

The Agents are being sent to Mexico to stop a large shipment of drugs from breaching the US border.

Ted
October 20, 2013
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Ideas: 0
Votes: 3 / 4.000000
Agency 17: It's a Diplomatic Thing    Plots  (Hired)   (Campaign)

A combination planning/game summary submission with some details about what I'm planning for the next one as well.

caesar193
October 17, 2013
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Ideas: 0
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.

Chaosmark
October 2, 2013
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Ideas: 0
Votes: 4 / 4.625000
Quarantine of Light    Plots  (Mystical)   (Multi-Storyline)

Horror module and mini-campaign. Intimately tied to Shardis, the Shining City.

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Tripping over the Golden Bough

       By: Wulfhere

Nearly every primitive culture has had rituals and celebrations to guarantee the proper passage of the seasons and to ensure the fertility of crops and animals. Oversight of these ceremonies was generally the provenance of local kings or priests.

Suppose that the adventurers dispatch one of these fellows. The local peasants may become hysterical, fearing famine and death will stalk the land. Alternatively, they may want one of the new heroes to become king. For a while, this can be a good thing, but the first time that the crops fail, the superstitious locals will want to sacrifice their new leader.

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