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Strolen
October 4, 2003
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Comments: 10
Ideas: 0
Votes: 13 / 4.692308
Circle of Thieves    Plots  (Duty)   (Single-Storyline)

The crown of King Lorin has been stolen! Upon leaving the city the players are searched and the crown is found in their possession. They plead their innocence and are given a task, that task leads to another, and to another?

Royal_Assassin
September 28, 2003
Hits: 7514
Comments: 8
Ideas: 0
Votes: 7 / 2.428571
Goup of Bandits    Plots  (Coincidence)   (Encounter)

One day a you are walking on a road to get to a popular city of some sort.  All of a sudden you encounter a group of bandits walking towards you looking to start a fight.

ephemeralstability
September 20, 2003
Hits: 5710
Comments: 3
Ideas: 0
Votes: 8 / 3.375000
The Old Kingdom Plots    Plots  (Discovery)   (Encounter)

Plots for use with the Old Kingdom setting.

ephemeralstability
September 19, 2003
Hits: 4217
Comments: 4
Ideas: 0
Votes: 9 / 2.944444
The Nomads    Plots  (Travel)   (Multi-Storyline)

The nomads are a neglected people, universally hated and persecuted. Let your characters experience this life…

ephemeralstability
September 19, 2003
Hits: 4437
Comments: 4
Ideas: 0
Votes: 6 / 3.333333
Fall from Grace    Plots  (Crisis)   (Side-Quest)

Revolution is upon them. Like a worm-riddled timber the Kingdom is rife with discontent, and the aristocrats are being evicted, their castles burnt and ruined. For those who escape, life looks bleak…

Royal_Assassin
September 18, 2003
Hits: 6026
Comments: 8
Ideas: 0
Votes: 6 / 2.166667
Choas Warp Gate    Plots  (Crisis)   (Single-Storyline)

The Elven city of Pulca is under siege by a small chaos clan of beastmen.  The General of the beastman is a shaman that is attempting to open a warp gate from the the Choas realm.  If by any chance the gate is opened many many choatic deamons and abominations will be turned loose on the grand Elvish City of Pulca.

Adel
August 20, 2003
Hits: 7114
Comments: 8
Ideas: 0
Votes: 15 / 4.333333
The Dreamkeeper    Plots  (Discovery)   (Side-Quest)

Selene’s life revolves around a secret that not even she knows. It is when this secret is revealed to her; that she can go and fufill her own destiny…

(inspired from the dream walkers thread)

Ylorea
August 19, 2003
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Comments: 4
Ideas: 0
Votes: 8 / 3.187500
Castel under Siege    Plots  (Discovery)   (Single-Storyline)

A Castle or better a fortified tower is floating over the country side and being attacked by goblins (or other monsters, depending on PC strength)

Matze
August 16, 2003
Hits: 6488
Comments: 10
Ideas: 0
Votes: 8 / 3.687500
Teenager in love    Plots  (Discovery)   (Single-Storyline)

People disappear under mysterious cicumstances, undead creatures are seen and the villain is 14 years old.

CaptainPenguin
July 24, 2003
Hits: 5679
Comments: 3
Ideas: 0
Votes: 7 / 3.857143
Abdelfettah's Escape    Plots  (Nature)   (Single-Storyline)

The desert can be a harsh place, but the people can be even harsher. Unfortunately for Abdelfettah, the spirits of the sands were not with him this day…

CaptainPenguin
July 23, 2003
Hits: 4692
Comments: 2
Ideas: 0
Votes: 2 / 4.500000
Los Conquistadores    Plots  (Hired)   (Side-Quest)

When Cortez captured the Aztec leader, Moctezuma, he and his conquistadores demanded a room full of gold as ransom. The soldiers of Gkar’tell wants quite a bit more in return for the leader of the Lizardfolk…

Agar
July 22, 2003
Hits: 5298
Comments: 7
Ideas: 0
Votes: 10 / 3.550000
Fairy Wraith Swarm    Plots  (Coincidence)   (Side-Quest)

A wraith turned a wandering fairy into a a fairy wraith. It turned on it’s own people and destroyed the entire nest of faries. Except one. And now that one needs your help.

And you thought they were always cute all the time…

CaptainPenguin
July 22, 2003
Hits: 7989
Comments: 10
Ideas: 0
Votes: 2 / 3.000000
The Cliff and Valley    Plots  (Mystical)   (Encounter)

Another continuatio of the heroes’ journey through Daemonland.

An ancient spirit known as the Elephant God said to them “Thou hath defeated me, and thou shalt have thy prize: All the valleys and forest beyond yon cliff art for thou and thine.” Having beaten the not-so-malevolent spirit and laid it to rest, the heroes now stand at the edge of the greatest cliff in all the world. The land they see is know theirs, but what does it hold?

MoonHunter
July 20, 2003
Hits: 5151
Comments: 5
Ideas: 0
Votes: 8 / 3.875000
The Tome of Klorak    Plots  (Discovery)   (Single-Storyline)

A great Evil has settled across the land. A sage of your acquaintance thinks he have a solution. He found several references to an older tome of healing that details such a crisis and gives a solution.  The Tome of Klorak. However, all copies were destroyed a century ago, as the clerics call him a heretic. One copy might remain.  It is in the royal library in the lost city of Asylum.

MoonHunter
July 20, 2003
Hits: 4291
Comments: 5
Ideas: 0
Votes: 12 / 3.791667
Madness on the road    Plots  (Discovery)   (Encounter)

Once a year, the army rounds up the Mad and takes them to the City of Asylum.  While you are travelling on the road, you encounter an army unit escorting 30 insane people dressed in tattered clothes.  Yet one might not be mad….

Melvins Cat
July 19, 2003
Hits: 4785
Comments: 8
Ideas: 0
Votes: 15 / 3.333333
Spring cleaning    Plots  (Discovery)   (Side-Quest)

Sometimes things are simpler then they look…

Melvins Cat
July 19, 2003
Hits: 6261
Comments: 12
Ideas: 0
Votes: 10 / 3.400000
Promises of the past    Plots  (Duty)   (Single-Storyline)

The players are sent to find an ancient army that has sworn to protect the land. Beware, nothing is as it seems…

Ria Hawk
July 12, 2003
Hits: 5950
Comments: 9
Ideas: 0
Votes: 6 / 4.000000
The Mystery of Cicero Talaten    Plots  (Discovery)   (Encounter)

The great mage Cicero Talaten and his family suddenly vanished one day two hundred years ago.  The bodies of his wife, daughter, and one of his sons were found on the grounds of his ancestral home.  But what of Talaten himself, or his other son?

Alek
June 27, 2003
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Comments: 10
Ideas: 0
Votes: 7 / 2.928571
The Conspiracy    Plots  (Event)   (Single-Storyline)

A young queen, beautiful and cruel.
A war for limits.
An ancient fire, a civil war.
The conspiracy has begun.

ephemeralstability
June 18, 2003
Hits: 9767
Comments: 19
Ideas: 0
Votes: 23 / 4.826087
Masque of Confusion    Plots  (Event)   (Multi-Storyline)

Unknown to anyone, a glamorous ball for the Duke of Erezi will turn into a confusing and chaotic bloodbath.

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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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