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manfred
November 4, 2005
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A simple death curse    Dungeons  (Underground)   (Traps)

People are often buried with The Monarchs. If the right people are, they can protect him even after death.

Pieh
November 4, 2005
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Votes: 7 / 3.000000
Watch Out for that... ouch...    Dungeons  (Any)   (Traps)

“I open door number one” 
“Watch Out for that… ouch… ”

Pieh
November 4, 2005
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Votes: 9 / 3.833333
In Case of Emergency Break Glass    Dungeons  (Any)   (Traps)

“Oh look, a glass wall between us and the treasure.”

Kassil
November 4, 2005
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Votes: 4 / 3.750000
Spellbook Glyph Trap    Dungeons  (Any)   (Traps)

It is a dusty rune. That should have been their first clue that it was dangerous.

manfred
November 4, 2005
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Votes: 7 / 2.857143
The Giant's Lair Door    Dungeons  (Any)   (Doors)

"That is one really big door"

Kassil
November 4, 2005
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Ideas: 1
Votes: 7 / 3.000000
Frieze Door Trap    Dungeons  (Other)   (Doors)

An elaborately worked door, carefully made to balance upright on a horizontal bar, containing a deadly trap.

ephemeralstability
November 4, 2005
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Votes: 6 / 3.750000
Just Add Glyph    Dungeons  (Any)   (Traps)

As traps, obviously there are the standard protection glyphs which engulf you in fire or freeze you when you try to open locks. And then there are the non-standard ones…

CaptainPenguin
November 4, 2005
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Votes: 6 / 2.583333
The Rain of Toads    Dungeons  (Swamp)   (Traps)

The unwitting players tromping through the swamp won’t know what hit them.

ephemeralstability
November 4, 2005
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Votes: 7 / 3.642857
Ettercaps Traps    Dungeons  (Forest/ Jungle)   (Traps)

Ettercaps (the spindly evil woodfolk) are always good for traps: their pine woods are so dense it’s difficult to see what’s a trap, what’s a branch and what’s an ettercap…

Mourngrymn
November 4, 2005
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Votes: 8 / 4.250000
Amulet of the Damned    Items  (Jewelry)   (Magical)

‘I told Sir Ursus not to take the amulet, to leave it be in it’s resting place. But he would not listen. We now trek to his place of hiding to remove the amulet and return it, and to destroy that which Ursus has become. ’

- Arch-Danath Maccalas of the Dark Step Tribe

MoonHunter
November 4, 2005
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Votes: 6 / 4.250000
Citadel Advice    Articles  (Resource)   (Gaming - In General)

If you are a new member who found this thread by providence, read the advice, take it to heart, and post. These are collected posts that will help you understand the Citadel AND be more effective and efficient here.

MoonHunter
November 2, 2005
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Votes: 7 / 4.500000
The Red Hand's Guide    Items  (Books and Scrolls)   (Non-Magical)

It is a simple book, a codex, a few dozen loose folios bound together. The cover is heavy stock with a simple red hand that one hopes is impressed in red ink rather than blood.

MoonHunter
November 2, 2005
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Votes: 4 / 3.375000
The Red Hand    Society/ Organizations  (Combative)   (Country/ State)

This is an unofficial order of the King’s Guard, those charged with protecting the castle, the king, and any holdings. The Red Hand are the elites of the prisioner guards.

MoonHunter
November 2, 2005
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Votes: 5 / 4.100000
Order of the Tholl    Society/ Organizations  (Combative)   (Country/ State)

The Order is a stanch defender of The Crown, despite that he has turned his back on traditional ways. They try to council him in “proper ways” to handle things. They are known for their motto “Tradition is my Shield”.

MoonHunter
November 2, 2005
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Votes: 5 / 3.100000
The Dark Oak Forest    Locations  (Area)   (Forest/ Jungle)

The Dark Oak Forest is a place of darkness, danger, and Evil. For reasons best not talked about, the Dark One has visited this place, twisting it forever.

MoonHunter
November 2, 2005
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Votes: 4 / 3.250000
Order of the Oak    Society/ Organizations  (Natural)   (Area)

This is the order of the Three Kingdoms, each kingdom volunteering men to serve in the Order. Each of the members must be an expert woodsman: able to survive in the Great Dark Oak Forest that borders all three Kingdoms.

Cheka Man
November 2, 2005
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The White Knights    Society/ Organizations  (Combative)   (Country/ State)

The children of some of the murdered City Guards formed the “White Knights”, their stated aim being to help the City Guards crack down on crime.

manfred
November 2, 2005
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Votes: 11 / 3.818182
Fungus Gardeners    Society/ Organizations  (Agricultural)   (Area)

The members of this obscure order specialize in growing funghi. Growing, researching and studying many kinds, they even try to create new ones.

Cheka Man
November 2, 2005
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Votes: 3 / 3.333333
The Bowmen of Love    Society/ Organizations  (Ethnic/Cultural)   (Area)

The Bowmen of Love are a more or less secret organization found within the larger towns. For a price, they can be hired to drop a love potion into someone’s drink or shoot them, not with a bow despite their name, but with a tiny blowpipe that fires a dart with a love potion on it.

Cheka Man
November 2, 2005
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The Eyes of Yocasta    Society/ Organizations  (Combative)   (Country/ State)

An elite unit dedicated to The Queen.

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       By: MoonHunter

Patterns in surnames: There are many ways a surname could have evolved over centuries. One possibility is migration. A Roman name may have traveled to France and hence to England where it was later Anglicized. Case in point - the surname Lawrence went from Laurentius (Roman) to Laurent (French) to Lawrence (English) and then to Lowry (Scottish). There is also natural etymological evolution. For example, a Middle English spelling may have evolved to a modern English spelling (e.g. Stiward to Stewart). Where did your character's Surname come from?

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