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Strolen
May 28, 2002
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Comments: 12
Ideas: 0
Votes: 10 / 4.500000
Spirits Without    Plots  (Duty)   (Single-Storyline)

The players unknowingly awaken an ancient army. Viewable by all, yet unseen by the players, people flee in fear of the marching army of spirits on the path to a major walled city. On arriving at the city the players cannot figure out why the gates are closed, the towers are manned and on the defensive - from them…

ephemeralstability
May 27, 2002
Hits: 5006
Comments: 9
Ideas: 0
Votes: 8 / 3.312500
City of Rivals    Plots  (Crisis)   (Multi-Storyline)

Trade in the City of Erezzi has long been dominated by two rival consortiums: La Mace d’Ars (the Crimson Mace) and L’Orzi Verci (the Ebony Ring). But the two are forever at each others throats. In 1282 membership of such an organisation was made illegal and both went underground. Now with a quasi-mafioso presence they pervade the city’s businesses, providing security for their members, but causing sectarian tensions between communities.

manfred
May 27, 2002
Hits: 4048
Comments: 4
Ideas: 0
Votes: 7 / 3.142857
The Great Mountains    Plots  (Discovery)   (Mini-Campaign)

This mountain chain was once vast and impenetrable, but had the misfortune to named in the binding spell of a mighty demonic(godly?) being, namely that when the Great Mountains are forgotten, then shall it be free.

ephemeralstability
May 23, 2002
Hits: 7333
Comments: 12
Ideas: 0
Votes: 10 / 4.150000
The Blue Books: Part I    Plots  (Discovery)   (Multi-Storyline)

The characters are stranded on an island, where a wizard, corrupted by the powers of the first Blue Book, has been killed by his own magical experiments. They will discover the awful truth that lurks in his subterranean workshop, and a seed of evil will be sown…

Barbarian Horde
May 15, 2002
Hits: 2511
Comments: 7
Ideas: 0
Votes: 10 / 3.600000
Babysitting    Plots  (Hired)   (Side-Quest)

A members of a very powerful magic-using family would like to go on a short vaction.

ephemeralstability
May 2, 2002
Hits: 6620
Comments: 8
Ideas: 0
Votes: 9 / 2.444444
Jousting with Sky Wolves    Plots  (Nature)   (Single-Storyline)

The characters must travel to Muspells-heim, the Nordic underworld, to find Wanrefax (DarkMane) the Black Dragon, subdue him, and ride him to joust with the Sky Wolves, releasing the sun from the cavernous belly of Hati

ephemeralstability
May 1, 2002
Hits: 5573
Comments: 9
Ideas: 0
Votes: 11 / 4.000000
Winter of Discontent    Plots  (Coincidence)   (Single-Storyline)

The characters are unwittingly embroiled in a rebel organisation, and must lead the Black Shield fighters to victory against the evil Halar, seeking out new hideouts, rescuing people from towns and generally doing what Robin Hood would have done in their situation.

Strolen
January 17, 2002
Hits: 4385
Comments: 6
Ideas: 0
Votes: 8 / 3.500000
Found Lost    Plots  (Discovery)   (Single-Storyline)

The king is having a new wine celler dug when they find a ancient opening to a hidden dungeon.

Strolen
January 13, 2002
Hits: 3787
Comments: 4
Ideas: 0
Votes: 8 / 3.500000
Sacrificial Tremors    Plots  (Duty)   (Side-Quest)

They enter a town and see a large crowd surrounding something that cannot quite be figured out. They soon realize that the town has gathered around a woman tied to an old wooden construction that is created to allow her neck to hang over an open a crack in the earth.

Strolen
January 12, 2002
Hits: 5160
Comments: 8
Ideas: 0
Votes: 8 / 3.250000
Holy Dissent    Plots  (Duty)   (Single-Storyline)

The entire city is in an uproar. Two factions proudly identify themselves to each other by wearing red or white scarves or handkerchiefs on their bodies in plain site, or hanging them from their place of business identifying themselves and their belief. Apparently a very respected high priest of the local religion has recently disappeared and so has the entire church coffers leaving it penniless. A city divided on the possible guilt of the missing.

manfred
January 11, 2002
Hits: 5106
Comments: 6
Ideas: 0
Votes: 9 / 3.444444
The oversized baby    Plots  (Travel)   (Encounter)

On the road you meet… a fiery fire dragon! The mighty Xeatoxx is not some random encounter without purpose. He, though he is the last to admit, has a serious problem.

Strolen
January 6, 2002
Hits: 5649
Comments: 7
Ideas: 0
Votes: 8 / 3.625000
Beggar's Curse    Plots  (Discovery)   (Campaign)

An elderly woman beggar is found at the site of a murder of a very wealthy store owner. For lack of other suspects and the town’s outcry for quick justice, the corrupt justice system quickly condemned her and sentenced her to public execution. As she was tied to the stake and the fire started below her she shouted words that would haunt the city until her death avenged.

Strolen
January 4, 2002
Hits: 4445
Comments: 13
Ideas: 0
Votes: 12 / 2.875000
Dinner Time    Plots  (Hired)   (Side-Quest)

A small group of cannibals has started roaming farther out from their remote home and have come into contact with some farms.

manfred
December 13, 2001
Hits: 6442
Comments: 17
Ideas: 0
Votes: 8 / 2.937500
Lost Ancestors    Plots  (Discovery)   (Side-Quest)

The heroes find a small crypt somewhere and being brave adventurers they want to check it for evil forces (=graverobbing). Or for any other reason.

Strolen
August 25, 2001
Hits: 4489
Comments: 6
Ideas: 0
Votes: 5 / 3.000000
Offered Wealth    Plots  (Discovery)   (Single-Storyline)

Nearby the village is a large lake said by the villagers to contain a water god. They tell the party that if they want good luck on their journey they should hire a boat and go to the center of the lake and give a donation to the god.

Strolen
August 25, 2001
Hits: 5515
Comments: 7
Ideas: 0
Votes: 11 / 3.000000
Plainsmen Rituals    Plots  (Travel)   (Encounter)

They go over a small rise that reveals a lone tree with silhouettes of people hanging off of it. Upon closer inspection they find three young men that are all naked and unconscious, a slight breathing in each of them can be detected.

Strolen
August 22, 2001
Hits: 5560
Comments: 7
Ideas: 0
Votes: 13 / 3.846154
Fairy Luck    Plots  (Hired)   (Encounter)

While in a deep forest a fairy will take a liking to one of the players.

Nimblefinder
August 17, 2001
Hits: 6250
Comments: 11
Ideas: 0
Votes: 10 / 2.950000
Angered Sprite    Plots  (Travel)   (Side-Quest)

As a mage walks through the forest a sprite appears on a branch in front him (or her). The mage will be the only one that will be able to see the sprite. The sprite demands that the mage release him from the forest.

Strolen
August 15, 2001
Hits: 5650
Comments: 6
Ideas: 0
Votes: 8 / 2.812500
Galley Slaves    Plots  (Duty)   (Encounter)

They awaken with the tilt of a ship on the open sea. Any glimpses they see of the water is an endless expanse of blue. They are chained at their wrists and ankles with the chain going through an eye hook in the floorboard and then connecting them to their bench mate. A stowed oar is resting in front of them ready to be deployed. Life as a galley slave can be hard.

Strolen
July 20, 2001
Hits: 4786
Comments: 12
Ideas: 0
Votes: 12 / 2.291667
Dangerous Harvest    Plots  (Duty)   (Encounter)

An outlying village is actively searching the nearby city for mercenaries to help them protect their village.

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A Killer in Town

       By: caesar193

A vicious murder happens in a town that the party happens to pop in at. Under heavy suspicion as they are strangers, the party is forced to discover the perpetrator or have their reputations blackened, especially as more and more murders occur in the town, and mysteriously stop and restart when the party leaves to go kill off that evil necromancer who kidnapped the princess.

The only problem is that a demon, possessing one of the party, is the perpetrator. And the demon makes no signs that its living in the PC's head.

In fact, for all the party knows (except for the possessed person's), their companion is an evil murderer.

Do they try and execute their friend as he's a vicious murderer, and no evidence points to demonic posession? Or do they flee town with him, trusting him, and have their reputations destroyed?

Ideas  ( Plots ) | September 29, 2013 | View | UpVote 4xp


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