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Scrasamax
May 15, 2013
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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...

Moonlake
May 3, 2013
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Comments: 3
Ideas: 0
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Elementallion    Plots  (Crisis)   (Campaign)

A magical catastrophe that changed the world of Kalimon forever

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
March 26, 2013
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Ideas: 0
Votes: 10 / 4.600000
The Other Side    Plots  (Divine/ Spirit)   (Defining)
Kovel the fighter sat at the bar table with his sorcerous companion, Errat, and and the roguish woman, Vena. Laughing, they raised their drinks to a succesful heist - they were all much richer after robbing and slaying the fat merchant earlier on the road and were celebrating a job well done. But deeds such as this attract the attention of many people.
Some hours into their night, a woman approached the friends with a friendly smile, "Greetings Kovel. Good eve, Vena and Errat. I wish to have a word with you. Yes, I know your names. We have been watching you for some time, and we like what we see. I am here to offer you a part in something great. And yes; there will be money. You will have power. Come with me; let us talk."


axlerowes
March 22, 2013
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Ideas: 0
Votes: 3 / 4.500000
Lwausf's Intra Continental Sling Shot    Plots  (Crisis)   (Side-Quest)

"I knew Lwausf would be angry when we banished him, but I didn't see the whole undead-bearman-projectile thing coming.  Looking back it was kind of inevitable. "

Prince Gorim, Lord of the Mounatian Hall at Silverspike

chaoticwaffle
March 16, 2013
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Ideas: 0
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Revelia, the time looped world    Plots  (Event)   (Campaign)
Magic can apparently break any law.
caesar193
February 2, 2013
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Ideas: 0
Votes: 2 / 3.500000
The Fall of the Knights    Plots  (Duty)   (Campaign)

Wilhelm the Courageus they used to call him. He used to have it all. People would cheer as he rode down the street, clad in the specialized full-plate armor that the Knights of Trul wore. But no this is no more. Now Wilhelm is a nothing. People would jeer if he walked down the street, which is why Wilhelm waits in the background- until, that is, the day of his plot comes to fruition and his revenge is gained. For Wilhelm has launched a conspiracy to gain the thing that matters most to him, has brought to bear a plot through all of his means, and is a man with a plan.

Scrasamax
December 31, 2012
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Fetting    Plots  (Event)   (Encounter)

Sometimes you just can't keep a good man down

caesar193
December 24, 2012
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Comments: 2
Ideas: 0
Votes: 1 / 4.000000
The Craggy Peaks    Plots  (Hired)   (Mini-Campaign)

An explorer gone missing. A king in panic. A treasure to find.

Welcome to the Craggy Peaks. We hope you don't freeze to death.

That would mean we couldn't... play.

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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Comments: 11
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.

Murometz
October 4, 2012
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Comments: 16
Ideas: 1
Votes: 14 / 4.571429
51 Minor Mysteries    Plots  (Coincidence)   (Side-Quest)

 side-quest-ish and open-ended to be sure.

Ted
October 3, 2012
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Comments: 4
Ideas: 0
Votes: 3 / 3.500000
The Attempted Assassination of Jaspar Zane    Plots  (Event)   (Single-Storyline)

Will players provide their help to a man and his ward when it becomes obvious that they are the targets of a group of hired thugs?

Murometz
September 21, 2012
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Comments: 4
Ideas: 0
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Moonology Manuscript    Plots  (Campaign)   (Gaming - In General)

A recently re-discovered odd treatise

Cheka Man
September 10, 2012
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Comments: 14
Ideas: 0
Votes: 1 / 4.000000
7 Things to Run or Hide From    Plots  (Travel)   (Encounter)

"There is a time to fight, and a time to run and hide,and the clever thing is deciding when it is the right time to do either." Unamed veteran of many hard-fought battles.

Moonlake
August 8, 2012
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Ideas: 0
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Sundering of Zia    Plots  (Event)   (Campaign)

An event that changed the Dragon Empire forever 

EmilioV
July 24, 2012
Hits: 1075
Comments: 15
Ideas: 3
Votes: 8 / 3.250000
10 Combat Obstacles    Plots  (Event)   (Encounter)

Something to keep your party on their toes.

EmilioV
July 24, 2012
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Comments: 8
Ideas: 0
Votes: 7 / 3.285714
10 Chance Meetings    Plots  (Coincidence)   (Encounter)

A selection of chance encounters that can take place in any large town or city.

Scrasamax
July 15, 2012
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Comments: 7
Ideas: 2
Votes: 5 / 3.600000
11/30 Things to make Players Sweat    Plots  (Coincidence)   (Encounter)

Inspired by Cheka's 30 things to run away from.

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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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