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rickster
October 2, 2013
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Comments: 4
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Votes: 4 / 3.750000
The Children of Ssstakhana    Items  (Other)   (Magical)

Dragonling Spirits...

Chaosmark
October 2, 2013
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Votes: 4 / 4.625000
Quarantine of Light    Plots  (Mystical)   (Multi-Storyline)

Horror module and mini-campaign. Intimately tied to Shardis, the Shining City.

Chaosmark
October 2, 2013
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Ideas: 0
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Encounter: Swollen Shadow    Lifeforms  (Fauna)   (City/ Ruin)

A short sidebar of encounter information for the Swollen Shadow. Intended for use with Shardis, the Shining City and Quarantine of Light.

Renlim
October 2, 2013
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Comments: 7
Ideas: 0
Votes: 5 / 4.200000
The Guilds of Efeterthrop    Society/ Organizations  (Political)   (Country/ State)

The high society of the city of Efeterthrop is a lively bunch to say the least. Their dedication to chaos and anarchy is unbeatable, so long as they stay in charge.

Scrasamax
October 2, 2013
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Comments: 11
Ideas: 0
Votes: 8 / 4.250000
7 Things about Lovecraftian Fiction    Articles  (Fiction)   (Gaming - Genre)

7 things that make a work of fiction Lovecraftian, even if it doesn't deal at all with the established Mythos

Cheka Man
October 1, 2013
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Comments: 7
Ideas: 0
Votes: 5 / 4.300000
30 reasons why magic is mostly used for good    Articles  (Humor/ Editorial)   (Gaming - In General)

Since magic can be used so powerfully for evil, why are there not a lot more evil and/or deranged wizards around in the world?

Scrasamax
September 29, 2013
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Comments: 7
Ideas: 0
Votes: 5 / 4.600000
The Clowns Gang    Society/ Organizations  (Criminal/Espionage)   (Area)

Where the clowns dwell, even angels fear to tread

Graphic content, reader discretion is advised

caesar193
September 29, 2013
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Comments: 6
Ideas: 0
Votes: 4 / 3.750000
Daimon    Lifeforms  (Intelligent Species)   (Any)

Trapped in Atheus, blocked from returning to their home of Congeria, the daimon is (usually) a minor demon- though this does not mean that they are not a highly deadly adversary.

Ted
September 28, 2013
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Comments: 8
Ideas: 0
Votes: 5 / 3.800000
Operation Slander    Plots  (Hired)   (Multi-Storyline)

A journalist is preparing a story on Agency 17. Predictably, the Agency would like it if the story died...

caesar193
September 26, 2013
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Comments: 3
Ideas: 0
Votes: 3 / 4.166667
Obstaria    Locations  (Country/ State)   (Any)

No where else in the world of Atheus is the maxim "Power is money" so readily apparent than it is in Obstaria. And since, as they say, absolute power corrupts absolutely, decadence and corruption has crept into the kingdom of Obstaria.

Ted
September 23, 2013
Hits: 313
Comments: 8
Ideas: 0
Votes: 5 / 3.800000
Operation Black Rain    Plots  (Hired)   (Multi-Storyline)

The players are sent on their first mission for Agency 17: Stealing Sarin from a right-wing militia group in rural Texas

Scrasamax
September 23, 2013
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Comments: 6
Ideas: 0
Votes: 3 / 4.333333
Hekatonkheire    Items  (Armor)   (Villanous)

Technology in the Cosmic Era can become corrupted and infested. When this happens to a mecha, the result in codenamed a Hekatonkheire.

Scrasamax
September 18, 2013
Hits: 283
Comments: 3
Ideas: 0
Votes: 3 / 4.000000
Budiansky Drone    Lifeforms  (Constructed)   (Plains)

An incarnation of Laserbeak, and condor/cyborgs for the Cosmic Era

Longspeak
September 16, 2013
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Comments: 5
Ideas: 0
Votes: 3 / 4.166667
Desert Rose    Locations  (Regional)   (Desert)

I dream of rain; I dream of gardens in the desert sand

--Sting, Desert Rose

Longspeak
September 16, 2013
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Comments: 8
Ideas: 0
Votes: 5 / 3.900000
Dragon's Wake    Locations  (City)   (Water)

Once known by another name, the port city of Dragon's Wake suffered terrible tragedy, from which it is still recovering.

Chaosmark
September 15, 2013
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Comments: 5
Ideas: 0
Votes: 4 / 5.000000
Shardis, the Shining City    Locations  (City)   (Plains)

Home to the fabled Shining Towers, a gleaming beacon of light for miles around.

MysticMoon
September 14, 2013
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Comments: 9
Ideas: 0
Votes: 7 / 4.571429
Winter's Gem    Items  (Jewelry)   (Sentient)

Bluest of sapphires; the ice-cold jewel. From its hoary breath flows the bitter winter winds. The Lady Karina sits there for all eternity, looking deep into the eyes of her lover.

Longspeak
September 12, 2013
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Comments: 5
Ideas: 0
Votes: 2 / 4.000000
The Five Orders of Ivory Tower    Society/ Organizations  (Political)   (Country/ State)

With power borne from their unusual markings, men and women of the Five Orders of Ivory Tower are guardians and rulers of the Desert Realms, and guides to the people. But what secrets lay beneath their strange tattoos?

Scrasamax
September 12, 2013
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Comments: 9
Ideas: 1
Votes: 5 / 4.800000
30 Dimensional Fatigue Events    Plots  (Crisis)   (Encounter)

When arcanotech fails, it fails spectacularly

Siren no Orakio
September 11, 2013
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Comments: 6
Ideas: 0
Votes: 5 / 4.200000
Eshnes Pehe - The Blood Drinker    Items  (Melee Weapons)   (Magical)

A polished flake of porous stone, stained a deep, rusted brown, this once-hallowed knife contains traces of the eldest of magics.

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       By: ephemeralstability

In a crowded marketplace, a man is standing on a soapbox, orating. Some of the crowd are cheering, some hissing, some standing around saying "I can't hear a bl**dy word he's saying". It's a hustings for an election. The PCs can either leave, or stay and listen. If they do the latter, then they can vote too, and they might get quite involved in the cheering. Depending on who wins they might get quite involved in the post-election brawl too...

There are numerous possibilities with this encounter: the PCs might end up talking to one of the nervous candidates before their speech, and offer encouragement and support. Of course this candidate may well turn out to be someone with outspokenly unorthodox views, and the crowd don't take kindly to s/his supporters. Or maybe the seemingly innocuous candidate turns out to be a complete racist, and the PCs wander off embarrassedly, pretending they weren't talking to this person five minutes ago.

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