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Scrasamax
December 28, 2015
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Votes: 2 / 4.500000
Identity Theft in the Cosmic Era    Systems  (Criminal/Espionage)   (Specific)

In the Petrol Era, identity theft was simply the stealing of personal information and financial fraud. In the Cosmic Era, it is something entirely different.

Scrasamax
December 22, 2015
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Ideas: 0
Votes: 1 / 3.000000
Gesund Auf    Items  (Other)   (Campaign Defining)

Also known as a Health Monitor, the Gesund Auf is a very common bionic implant in the Cosmic era, especially in the Atlantic Federation and other leading edge nations.

Scrasamax
December 22, 2015
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Ideas: 0
Votes: 2 / 3.500000
Memetic Measurement    Systems  (Knowledge/Lore)   (Defining)

The main commodity in the Cosmic Era is data and communication, in the form of social media, entertainment, advertising, and other electronic sources of information. The spread of this data is measured in a unit known as a meme (also spelled meem)

Scrasamax
December 21, 2015
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Comments: 4
Ideas: 0
Votes: 4 / 4.125000
Zherebetz Zimna    Lifeforms  (Fauna)   (Tundra/ Arctic)

Denizens of the frozen tundras and ghosts of the ice sheets, the zherebetz zimna are equally feared and sought after by the hyperborean races

Scrasamax
December 20, 2015
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Comments: 3
Ideas: 0
Votes: 2 / 3.500000
Polyforge    Items  (Tools)   (Campaign Defining)

A staple of high end sci-fi is the replicator or the nano-assembler. There is a much more practical and less technomagical way to achieve the same goal. The exciting thing is that this technology exists now, and we're getting much better at it.

Scrasamax
December 20, 2015
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Comments: 3
Ideas: 0
Votes: 2 / 4.000000
Archery in the Cosmic Era    Items  (Ranged Weapons)   (Combat)

Common sense and the rule of cool clash over the role of the bow in the hypertech setting of the Cosmic Era

Scrasamax
December 19, 2015
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Comments: 3
Ideas: 0
Votes: 2 / 3.750000
Kakugram    Items  (Other)   (Campaign Defining)

A portmanteau of Kaku and engram. Dr. Kaku of the middle Petrol era posited the quantification of human emotion, while an engram is a cybertechnological recording of a human mind, a snapshot of a mental or emotional state.

Scrasamax
December 18, 2015
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Comments: 4
Ideas: 0
Votes: 3 / 4.666667
7 Futurists Predict the Cosmic Era    Articles  (Humor/ Editorial)   (Gaming - Genre)

Found this article in 'the facebooks' and it read like a breakdown of the Cosmic Era.

Murometz
December 12, 2015
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Ideas: 2
Votes: 6 / 3.750000
Whore-Spiders    Lifeforms  (Fauna)   (City/ Ruin)

A vulgar name for a very minor creature, granted, yet the whore-spider doesn't seem to mind its appellation.

Skull
December 12, 2015
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Comments: 10
Ideas: 1
Votes: 9 / 4.222222
Phantom Wood    Lifeforms  (Unique)   (Tundra/ Arctic)

A chilling wind whips through the hollow. Winter's bite grips your spine. The very air you breath stings. Snow swirls all around you, yet, the trees... the trees are motionless in the gale, unaffected by the cold, biting winds.

Murometz
December 10, 2015
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Comments: 6
Ideas: 0
Votes: 5 / 4.100000
The Leg of St. Goag    Lifeforms  (Unique)   (Any)

The limb that got away and became the symbol of a revolution.

Cheka Man
December 8, 2015
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Comments: 9
Ideas: 0
Votes: 8 / 3.312500
7 Rings    Items  (Jewelry)   (Magical)

Seven more magical rings, each with a very different enchantment on it.

Murometz
December 6, 2015
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Comments: 5
Ideas: 2
Votes: 4 / 4.000000
Pleem    Lifeforms  (Fauna)   (Any)

Long cats.

Murometz
December 4, 2015
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Comments: 7
Ideas: 1
Votes: 4 / 3.625000
Sorcerer's Skin (Pants)    Items  (Clothes)   (Magical)

Two rival wizards. You can guess what happens. Yes, one flays the other naturally, but is interrupted half-way through the skinning ritual...

Dossta
December 3, 2015
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Comments: 7
Ideas: 0
Votes: 4 / 3.875000
The Heart of Winter    Locations  (Area)   (Tundra/ Arctic)

Perhaps you've heard of Winter's Gem, and of the tragic fate of the Lady Karina. And perhaps not. It is, after all, a tale unspeakably old. Yet the Earth does not forget, and those of us who guard it do not wither...

Nine thousand years she has slumbered, while Winter diminished. So obsessed was He in her care, that He allowed Summer to run unchecked. His power dwindled, and Summer grew. There is a great unbalance in the world, young ones. One that I fear will break the back of the Earth itself, if not addressed. Winter must return. It is the Way.

Moonlake
December 2, 2015
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Comments: 6
Ideas: 0
Votes: 1 / 4.000000
Legendary Chinese Spears    Items  (Melee Weapons)   (Combat)

A collection of legendary Chinese spears from actual history and folklore (no. 5 in my Chinse lore Codex)

Dossta
November 30, 2015
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Comments: 3
Ideas: 0
Votes: 3 / 3.500000
Managing Reputation    Articles  (At Table)   (Game Mastering)

A proposed system for managing a party's reputation with various NPCs

Skull
November 30, 2015
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Comments: 7
Ideas: 0
Votes: 3 / 3.166667
Lodestone of Command    Items  (Jewelry)   (Magical)

You begin to feel funny. Your head becomes clouded as you approach the evil wizard. Wait, you shouldn't attack the wizard. He's done nothing wrong to you. Your party members are wrong. They lied to you. You should attack them!

...You come to your senses after a momentary black-out. You have blood on your sword. The bard is bleeding and the rest of your fellow party members have their weapons drawn and are poised to attack you. And you can hear the evil wizard behind you chuckling.

Skull
November 28, 2015
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Comments: 7
Ideas: 1
Votes: 5 / 4.200000
Ghost Wail Pass    Locations  (Area)   (Mountains)

The road ahead is of the dead
So travelers take heed
And lightly tread o'er those that bled
For lands and kings and greed.
The victor spared no man that dared
To try and take his throne.
So thus he paved a road that's made
Of vanquished soldiers' bones.
The road ahead is full of dread
So travelers beware
And tarry not lest you be caught
By the echoes of despair.
For the road beneath your wandering feet
Of dead men once so brave,
Will clutch and grab and wrench and drag
You to an early grave.

Moonlake
November 28, 2015
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Comments: 5
Ideas: 0
Votes: 1 / 3.000000
Legendary Chinese Horses    Lifeforms  (Fauna)   (Any)

A collection of legendary Chinese horses from actual history and folklore (no. 4 in my Chinse lore Codex)

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       By: EchoMirage

A character who is undergoing changes of personality (like buying off mental disadvantages - flaws - or changing alignment) might confront personifications of aspects of his personality in dreams: a griffon representing the courage he needs to face a terrible foe, or a satyr standing for the lecherousness a warrior must overcome to be admitted to an order of knights who must uphold vows of chastity.

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