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Strolen
June 30, 2002
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Collections    Plots  (Duty)   (Campaign)

Adventurers are hired by a local guild to collect some overdue debts.

ephemeralstability
June 29, 2002
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Votes: 5 / 2.600000
The Trial    Plots  (Discovery)   (Single-Storyline)

This adventure is based around a witchcraft trial. The (innocent) witches have to adventure around trying to collect evidence and witnesses to prove their innocence, which is surprisingly difficult when people slam their doors and window-shutters out of suspicion whenever you hove into view. The prosecutors have to get witnesses who can testify to having seen the witches at their satanic practices.

manfred
June 28, 2002
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Comments: 10
Ideas: 0
Votes: 13 / 4.115385
Sabotage    Plots  (Duty)   (Single-Storyline)

The well-known glassmaker and -blower Rinaldo substituted certain components in old recipes with others, cutting the price to a half, without loss of quality. Great business for him, but who will be hurt?

ephemeralstability
June 27, 2002
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Ideas: 0
Votes: 10 / 3.600000
Kalorsan    Plots  (Mystical)   (Single-Storyline)

~ I’k atal si hen-uethian Kalorsani, hnath uetht-er k’atal Lueni.
~ To spill the blood of the Kalorsan is to spill the blood of men.

ephemeralstability
June 27, 2002
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Votes: 6 / 2.583333
Edikthon Sarblash    NPCs  (Major)   (Natural)

An environmentally-minded dwarf who opposes the mining of the Kalorsan, the exploitation of goblins in mines and the poisonous, choking fumes from the furnaces of Tr’S-Nang. He is an active member of “Green War”, the dwarfish environmentalist sect, who (though they have renounced their innate dwarfish industrialism) have yet to reach the stage of pacifistic demonstration.

ephemeralstability
June 27, 2002
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Ideas: 0
Votes: 10 / 3.250000
Vespae    Plots  (Nature)   (Multi-Storyline)

The characters are wasps from the devastated nest of Ys’drktha. The other survivors from the cataclysm are being held and tortured in the pits of the neighbouring Ak’thaan nest, being slowly dismembered and eaten by drone wasps or fed to the writhing masses of larvae.

manfred
June 26, 2002
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Comments: 10
Ideas: 0
Votes: 10 / 3.550000
Snowflake    NPCs  (Mythic/ Historical)   (Travelers)

Snowflake is a white-scaled dragon that has gone slightly mad: not only does she like people (not for lunch,that is!), but she wants them to be happy and fine, even if it is not to their liking…

ephemeralstability
June 18, 2002
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Comments: 5
Ideas: 0
Votes: 10 / 3.450000
The Wyrde Woods    Plots  (Hired)   (Single-Storyline)

Deep in the woods, something has gone wrong. Travellers are disappearing like flies and the townspeople are wary of passing under its shady eaves.

manfred
June 6, 2002
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Ideas: 0
Votes: 12 / 4.375000
Golden Trouble    Plots  (Discovery)   (Single-Storyline)

What happens if you actually get what you have been looking for, all the time ?

Strolen
June 4, 2002
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Comments: 9
Ideas: 0
Votes: 11 / 3.818182
Ransom Note.....huh?    Plots  (Duty)   (Multi-Storyline)

Needed-An ethical character with a long history of promiscuity and/or, preferably, a past love relationship.

ephemeralstability
May 28, 2002
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Comments: 4
Ideas: 0
Votes: 5 / 1.800000
The Blue Books: Part II    Plots  (Discovery)   (Multi-Storyline)

The conclusion to “The Blue Books: Part I”, in which the characters are arrested, condemned to death, escape, find out the awful nature of the Blue Books and must face the arch-Necromancer Alcylar Ahem Zed in his Ziggurat Maze. And they might just be in for a surprise…

ephemeralstability
May 28, 2002
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Comments: 9
Ideas: 0
Votes: 11 / 4.045455
Queen Ari the Reluctant    Plots  (Duty)   (Single-Storyline)

She has everything: stunningly good looks, sharp brains and oodles of power: she's going to be a Queen. The only drawback is that she doesn't want to be a Queen.

ephemeralstability
May 28, 2002
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Comments: 9
Ideas: 0
Votes: 10 / 3.250000
The Blue Books    Items  (Books and Scrolls)   (Magical)

Ye Blue Bookes of danjerus andde koruptynge knowlidge, the finalle tombe of Five Great Wizzards.

Strolen
May 28, 2002
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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…

manfred
May 28, 2002
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Comments: 10
Ideas: 0
Votes: 6 / 3.666667
The Black Stump    NPCs  (Scenario Based)   (Knowledge/Lore)

A less-traditional NPC, a magical creature, formerly a tree. Might function as a druid or hermit.

A mighty tree it was, giving shelter to wanderers and many birds, until one night two dragons battled on the sky, right over him. Their motives are unknown, but the loser fell to his death on the tree, and that, broken and burned with the acidic blood of one and the fiery breath of other become what it is now.

Strolen
May 27, 2002
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Ideas: 0
Votes: 11 / 4.590909
Talon Trails    Locations  (TransWorld)   (Any)

As long as any can remember, these certain paths allowed one to travel up to and over 20 extra miles a day by using them. One moment one was deep along a small trail, the next he would find himself 20 or more miles farther down the path without realizing it. All was fine until recently. Reports returned talking of the failure of these areas which revealed miles of ancient paths. The protection hiding them has finally failed. Will it release monsters of ages past or reveal magic of unknown worth?

ephemeralstability
May 27, 2002
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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
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Ideas: 0
Votes: 9 / 4.388889
Tome of Unpleasant Reality    Items  (Other)   (Magical)

This tome may give you the information you seek, though you may not be happy reading it. Not really cursed, but gives the information in such a way that many readers despaired before finding the right knowledge.

manfred
May 27, 2002
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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
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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…

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       By: axlerowes

One of the PCs comes across a magical ring that grants some power but has odd aura as if cursed. Yet this curse is different than the standard curse. When the PC puts on the ring he/she suddenly feels married. There is now an illusionary woman, who he/she cares deeply for but who is also always very critical of the PC. The wife is demanding of attention and constantly giving the PC directions. The PC wearing the ring is the only one that can see and hear the bride. The curse can never completely be lifted. Even if the PC takes off the ring and somebody else puts the ring on; the PC will still be visited by the ex-wife at least once a month. During this visit she will demand money and apologies.

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