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Silveressa
February 6, 2015
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Ideas: 0
Votes: 6 / 4.833333
Infestation    Articles  (Fiction)   (Gaming - In General)

There are places, you have to understand, where the dimensions-I'm not talking about that parallel dimension metaphysical stuff, I mean dimensions like length and breadth and time-where they curl into themselves, and begin to fester. Where foul things evolve and spread...

axlerowes
February 5, 2015
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Comments: 6
Ideas: 1
Votes: 4 / 4.375000
Slang and Jargon Beneath the Waves: The Big Under    Systems  (Societal/ Cultural)   (Specific)

“Top, my name is Brock Figglewater, I knew your aunt. I tap a piece of pillow that belonged to your aunt, and I jump belongs to you now. You see, I just bought this Stimech, and I jump it was stolen by a bruce named Horace. Horace was a pream tattle of mine. Three weeks ago, I let Horace take out my pream stimech to go bounce along the billibong looking for bubblely-bobs to bring to the spitter’s patch. Horace says he ran into some boom sauce and had to hop out of the stimech in just a tater sack. I cannot jump that Hoarace bounced 5 kims across the pillow in a tater sack. I have tapped spitter dops on the Big Under pillow for years, I ain’t no trainer. I ain’t rigged to swallow dry sand, and I washed Hoarace. But I need my stimech back, and I ain’t got the press to go all over the Big Under boiling Hoarce’s peals of truth. I need your help.”

Morte
February 4, 2015
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Comments: 8
Ideas: 1
Votes: 4 / 3.500000
The Light and His Lady    Society/ Organizations  (Mystical)   (World Wide)

"Few left know these Secrets. And those who do must Be careful. Those in Power will Silence Us if They knew!"

First Keeper Solaron Calo

Moonlake
February 4, 2015
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Comments: 9
Ideas: 0
Votes: 6 / 3.416667
Xue Ren (Snow/Blood Blade Edge)    NPCs  (Character Sheet)   (Combative)

“A kill within every ten steps,

Not leaving traces within a thousand miles,

Dusting off one’s clothes and leaving after the deed,

Hiding one’s presence and name deep.”

~ Excerpt from Li Bai’s “The Verse of the Wandering Swordsman”

Morte
February 4, 2015
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Comments: 15
Ideas: 1
Votes: 5 / 4.200000
The First of Cities    Locations  (City)   (Other)

"Riversheart! Center of Civilization, of the Holy Empire! Long may that City reign supreme!"

Jarden Ruthpole, drunk peddler

Morte
February 3, 2015
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Comments: 4
Ideas: 1
Votes: 2 / 4.000000
The Tale of Solomon Soulhammer Pt. II    NPCs  (Mythic/ Historical)   (Mystical)

"Who would expect a commoner from a land that had once rejected the Son of the Light and the Holy Empire to become the next heir to the draconic essence of Traghen?"

William Dashaw, Lord Scribe to the Illyrian Court.

Cheka Man
February 3, 2015
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Comments: 5
Ideas: 1
Votes: 4 / 3.500000
A Grave Problem    Plots  (Discovery)   (Encounter)

The PCs are in a graveyard, when as they are passing a noble tomb with a certain symbol embossed on the door, the magic user in the party hears a voice from being the tomb door begging to be let out. What do the PCs do?

Aramax
February 3, 2015
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Comments: 2
Ideas: 1
Votes: 1 / 3.500000
The Stolen World, Overview and Codex    Locations  (World)   (Any)

Dedicated to Scras and his Star Whale sub that was my inspiration for setting

The Stolen world is totally wrapped around Scras' Star Whale sub. As I cast about for a direction to go after I ended my very long running Mysantia game. I took the basic concept of the Star Whale and am using as the basis of all the game logic of the setting. What would a world look like that was subjected to regular apocalypses every 1000 years and why is there no information available to the pc's on how to stop them.

A general overview of the Stolen World and a codex of the submissions so far

Morte
February 2, 2015
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Comments: 7
Ideas: 1
Votes: 3 / 3.666667
The Tale of Solomon Soulhammer Pt. I    NPCs  (Mythic/ Historical)   (Mystical)

"I watched my family burn. I kill men with the tools of my father's trade. He created. I destroy. That is a gift the Light chose me to bear. Think well you before you pray to the Light for gifts."

Solomon Soulhammer,

Chosen of the Essence of Traghen, High Lord of Barbarus, Keeper of Sentinel, Wielder of the Soulhammer.

MysticMoon
February 2, 2015
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Comments: 6
Ideas: 1
Votes: 4 / 3.250000
Apocalyptic Vampires    Lifeforms  (Intelligent Species)   (City/ Ruin)

They come, they destroy, they feed. Oh, and watch out for clowns and cheerleaders...

MysticMoon
February 2, 2015
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Comments: 8
Ideas: 0
Votes: 6 / 3.916667
Castle Kaukenn    Dungeons  (Other)   (Rooms/ Halls)

Stronghold made for the liche Haukagaron. He was betrayed at the last and Castle Kaukenn was pulled into the Abyssal realms.

Ancient Gamer
February 2, 2015
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Comments: 11
Ideas: 0
Votes: 5 / 4.300000
The Elder Crow of the Tarlathii    Lifeforms  (Ethereal)   (Any)

Beware, beware, the hidden snare.

Where the shadows linger, and fiends do fare.

Go on, run, hide and pray.

For the elder crow feasts,

on our souls' decay.

MysticMoon
February 2, 2015
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Comments: 14
Ideas: 0
Votes: 7 / 4.000000
Mark Greaves, Assassin Hobo    NPCs  (Scenario Based)   (Travelers)

One bad moment left him permanently destitute. Down on his luck, Mark Greaves learns that necessity sometimes brings you to work you never realized you could be good at.

Silveressa
February 1, 2015
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Comments: 10
Ideas: 0
Votes: 6 / 4.083333
Freya, Assassin    NPCs  (Minor)   (Criminal/Espionage)

Freya is very tall and thin, you would know her if you saw her, for her eyes are shining from within. her face beautifully adorned teeth razor sharp; her clothes of the softest silk and her voice as soft as a harp. She sways her head from side to side, with movements like a snake; And when you think she's half asleep, she's really wide awake!

Scrasamax
February 1, 2015
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Comments: 6
Ideas: 0
Votes: 5 / 3.700000
Artan Keybreaker    NPCs  (Minor)   (Criminal/Espionage)

Dwarven Assassin

Dozus
February 1, 2015
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Comments: 10
Ideas: 0
Votes: 8 / 4.312500
Buluc, death priest of Rope Woman    NPCs  (Minor)   (Religious)

Priest of a death goddess

Aramax
January 31, 2015
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Comments: 11
Ideas: 0
Votes: 4 / 3.625000
Ryenionn The Deathless    Lifeforms  (Intelligent Species)   (Other)

Gives life to the notion of no good deed goes unpunished.

Nod to Gossomer, for her Solomon Grundy forum post, my inspiration

500 Word NPC challange

axlerowes
January 29, 2015
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Comments: 8
Ideas: 0
Votes: 5 / 3.800000
Elainuk: Parna's Dark Elf Assassin    NPCs  (Minor)   (Criminal/Espionage)

The dark elf femme fatale Elainuk was the firstborn son of Robert and Lulu Bobblecork. She was born a healthy bouncy baby boy in the shire of Pedstand, which was part of the Cordially Aligned Tetrarchy of Halfling States.

Aramax
January 29, 2015
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Comments: 4
Ideas: 0
Votes: 3 / 3.833333
Sinister, Lord of Left Socks    Lifeforms  (Unique)   (City/ Ruin)

The only true god of the Stolen World.

Sometimes names can be deceptive

Aramax
January 28, 2015
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Comments: 10
Ideas: 0
Votes: 2 / 3.750000
30 body parts for do-it-yourself Chimera    Lifeforms  (Fauna)   (Any)

Mix and match to your player's horror,the apex predator in the Stolen World

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       By: MoonHunter

Tarot Cards are used by Magic folks to predict the future (cartomancy). Since the present becomes the future through the interplay of elementally alligned forces, the tumble of cards can give clues to the way the pattern of elements will be in the future.

This means a wizard will have a deck of cards with them. Since cards were used to train wizards in legerdemain, Since they have cards with them, they frequently know how to use them. Guild magic users often have a knack for fancy shuffles, palming cards, and a variety of card tricks and games.

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