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valadaar
November 18, 2016
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Utterblack Cloak    Items  (Clothes)   (Magical)

An item to aid those who seek to be hidden in the shadows...

Dozus
November 15, 2016
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Votes: 3 / 4.500000
A Brief History of County Siogal    Articles  (Setting Building)   (Gaming - Genre)

"I fear, dear Marius, that either you or I have been led astray. The Legends of which you spoke claimed Showgull was a land of great Magick, perhaps even the very Wellspring of the first Magick, with a People whose blood runs with æthereal power. You know how serious I take my work, Marius: is this a jest to you? These are a barbarous People, who know little Writing and fewer Manners. They are hostile to the very Idea learned Magick. That anyone should call this a Nexus of magickal power is risible. No wonder so many Kingdoms have been eager to trade off this Place in their treaties."

- the wizard Abelard Selanius, Esq., letter to his colleague Marius Dubesque

Mageek
November 14, 2016
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Votes: 3 / 4.833333
Enigma Ciphers    Articles  (Resource)   (Game Mastering)

The Enigma - the 'unbreakable' German WWII cipher that has become an icon of cryptography and mystery. Learn how it works and why it is a great cipher for role-playing games.

Dozus
November 13, 2016
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Comments: 5
Ideas: 0
Votes: 4 / 5.000000
Gléasanna an Cruthú, or the Instruments of Creation    Items  (Art and Music)   (Magical)

The magical instruments that created the world, long since scattered. Fortunate is the player who finds them, and great is the band that can make them sing again.

valadaar
November 9, 2016
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Comments: 7
Ideas: 1
Votes: 5 / 3.700000
Degrees of Possession    Articles  (Resource)   (Game Mastering)

Possession is never as simple as you may think....

valadaar
November 8, 2016
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Ideas: 0
Votes: 5 / 3.100000
Cloud in A Jar    Items  (Other)   (Magical)

Look up! Look Waaaay up!


Skull
November 5, 2016
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Ideas: 0
Votes: 5 / 4.400000
Mind Control and You.... and Them...    Articles  (Rules and Advice)   (Game Mastering)

Mind control abilities have always been avoided or very poorly executed due to their extremely powerful/angering nature so here are some tips on how to use it properly to enhance your game.

Cheka Man
November 3, 2016
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Ideas: 1
Votes: 4 / 4.125000
30 Naval Officers    NPCs  (Scenario Based)   (Combative)

Thirty naval officers to sail the seven seas, salty sea dogs all. Some are explorers, some are traders, and others are out on missons of conquest.

valadaar
November 2, 2016
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Ideas: 0
Votes: 6 / 4.166667
The Book of Holding    Items  (Books and Scrolls)   (Magical)

"Seriously, how many books does he have?"

axlerowes
October 29, 2016
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Votes: 1 / 5.000000
Fainter Stars: The Sorraba System    Locations  (Regional)   (Space)

"I keep my sanity tied to my hip with very thin thread. Somedays when I am pushing through the throngs of people all staring at tiny screens in their heads or in their hands I start feel that thread slipping. On those days I know that my only salvation is docked at the spaceport. My savior is not some luxury liner or high speed transport filled with perfectly balanced environments and a history of 'punctuality'. This man's spaceport messiah is more often than not a century old craft whose airlock is caked with the mud of a hundred worlds, with a computer programed in a dead language and a captain that makes his living looking for the slimmest trade margins in the most distant stars. When I sign on to the crew of such a craft I feel my thread of sanity tighten. I know that when we break through that blue ceiling we will be passing the soul crushing civilized worlds and heading for the fainter stars."

-J. Mitchell Overnantuck, Unlicensed Jump Drive Navigator

axlerowes
October 18, 2016
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Votes: 3 / 3.333333
How do you measure a year? Interstellar Chronologies.    Systems  (Technical/ Mechanical)   (Specific)

100 Word Piece of Sci-fi Minutia

axlerowes
October 13, 2016
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Ideas: 1
Votes: 4 / 3.625000
Bull. Bear and Dragon Markets    Locations  (City)   (Any)

The Gold Standard

Cheka Man
October 12, 2016
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Ideas: 0
Votes: 3 / 2.833333
7 Medics    NPCs  (Scenario Based)   (Knowledge/Lore)

Whenever there is conflict or disease you will find medical men and women trying to heal the sick and the maimed. Most are perfectly good people, but by no means not all of them. Whilst many live to serve and do their best for those who they treat, a minority will harm or even kill them, accidentally or otherwise.


Scrasamax
October 8, 2016
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Votes: 4 / 3.875000
Dress Code of the Guild of Adventurers Upon Return    Society/ Organizations  (Ethnic/Cultural)   (Country/ State)

Chartered in Royal Year 618, the Guild of Adventurers Upon Return, was intended as a guideline to deal with and control the increasing number of men and women who were taking up arms and pursuing a career in heroism and adventurism. The guild would police it's own, and function as an odd jobs mercenary corporation, subservient to the crown, and supportive of the clerics.

Cheka Man
October 7, 2016
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Votes: 2 / 3.500000
7 Canyons    Locations  (Area)   (Mountains)

Seven twisty canyons for the PCs to pass through and explore on their way to carry out their main quest.

Clemmensen
October 5, 2016
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Votes: 4 / 2.875000
Unique goodiebags for players    Articles  (Character)   (Players)

When starting a new role playing game or when the players reach a major milestone in the story, they can be treated with a “Goodiebag”, which unique to their character.

Scrasamax
September 20, 2016
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Ideas: 0
Votes: 1 / 4.500000
Seyann Phenoclade    Lifeforms  (Constructed)   (Any)

Post-Racial template for the Cosmic Era

axlerowes
September 19, 2016
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Votes: 3 / 4.333333
Brothers, Gods and a Giant Skeletonize    Articles  (Fiction)   (Gaming - Genre)

A story for Tusserk's writing game.

Scrasamax
September 18, 2016
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The Daily Discourse    Plots  (Crisis)   (Encounter)

In the Cosmic Era, the Daily Discourse consists of the talking points and dialog guides laid out by the masterminds and controllers behind the media. Here is your opinion, bite sized for easy consumption.

Scrasamax
September 17, 2016
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Cosmic Era Media and Entertainment    Systems  (Artistic/Performance)   (Specific)

The greedy, obnoxious, exploitative things the entertainment industry does in the Cosmic Era

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       By: MoonHunter

It seemed like a great place to camp. The clearing was good sized and sheltered from the wind. The brook just a few feet away. There is a natural hallow to keep the horses.

Then the night came.

It was like it became a different place. The temperature dropped. The wind, which does not seem to disturb cloth, almost cuts through you like an arctic wind. No one can sleep, as the soft ground has turned hard. The horses are uneasy. The Bats are flying over and stopping in the trees.

And then there is the eyes. There are glowing eyes just inside the tree line watching your group. The mages and clerics can detect nothing, but there is still something there.

(yet there is nothing at all... The Darkness will do nothing unless the players do something to it. And even then it will all seem to be a conincidence.)

Of course, in the morning, it all becomes sweet and light.

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