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Skylark
July 21, 2004
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Comments: 6
Ideas: 0
Votes: 4 / 2.250000
Serenity Cove    Locations  (City)   (Forest/ Jungle)

Serenity Cove is a picturesque coastal town once thriving and prosperous.  Now finds that it is in the grips of a terrible evil.

Cheka Man
July 19, 2004
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Comments: 2
Ideas: 0
Votes: 4 / 3.375000
Reingold 's Cloak    Items  (Clothes)   (Villanous)

King Coloman had a problem.King Charles (known as the Fat King behind his back) was coming to take over his kingdom.It was not that Coloman had started any trouble, it was just that the Fat King was as greedy for new lands to add to his over growing empire as he was at the dinner table.Whilst the Fat King was not a good general himself,he had several talented subordinates who were, as well as an army three times the size of Coloman’s.

King Coloman called his Royal Council together to decide what to do.Simply using assassins would not work.There were six decent generals, and at most an assassin might be able to kill two,and that would mean he or she would die in the attempt. Reingold was put to work to create a magical weapon that could kill all six generals,without being so dangerous that it endangered all those who were making it.

He considered golems (too many guards) and various other ideas, and came up with a cloak that had hidden powers.A supposed traitor was the man who gave the Fat King the cloak. The cloak made the Fat King feel wonderful and healed a small wound and some boils that he had, but within an hour, all six generals dropped dead, their strength sucked into the Fat King. Without his generals, the Fat King lost the Battle of Silverock Pass and was killed in the rout that followed. The slightly damaged cloak was recovered and locked for safety in the King’s Treasury, only to be stolen a decade later…

Scrasamax
July 18, 2004
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Comments: 10
Ideas: 0
Votes: 14 / 4.392857
Gold in them thar hills    Plots  (Discovery)   (Single-Storyline)

An area known for sweeping mountain vistas, and sleepy alpine hamlets has all but exploded with miners, adventurers, and thieves. Dwarves are showing up in troops, while orcs are churning towards the valley. The reason? Simple…

There’s gold in them thar hills!

Iain
July 17, 2004
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Comments: 7
Ideas: 0
Votes: 9 / 4.500000
Watcher    Items  (Wand/Staff/ Arcane)   (Sentient)

Known to the priests of Schiehallion as "The All-Seeing Eye", Watcher is in actuality merely one of the more minor of Corvus’s orbs. Little did Corvus guess that such a mundane tool would one day be revered as a fountain of knowledge.

Trakien
July 16, 2004
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Comments: 5
Ideas: 0
Votes: 6 / 2.583333
Oin Bloodblade    NPCs  (Extras)   (Combative)

An escaped goblin who only wants to live his life to help others. Yet humans and other more advanced races push him down and chase him off.

Scrasamax
July 14, 2004
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Comments: 10
Ideas: 0
Votes: 9 / 4.277778
Rubens    Locations  (Establishment)   (Any)

To refer to Rubens a inn is an insult. There are no battered bars, or heaving bosoms, or the scent of stale beer and tobacco smoke. There are no crowded common rooms, or cheap entertainment. The flooring is plush, the rooms are exquisite, and the bill is out of this world…

Scrasamax
July 14, 2004
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Comments: 12
Ideas: 0
Votes: 10 / 4.450000
Granitbiten    NPCs  (Major)   (Combative)

A potentially devastating foe with arms, and fists of living stone…

Scrasamax
July 14, 2004
Hits: 5935
Comments: 8
Ideas: 0
Votes: 11 / 4.090909
Tempting Teanoi    Plots  (Discovery)   (Single-Storyline)

For years trading ships have come to the Islands of Teanoi seeking treasures of gold, pua shell, and exotic herbs and spices. Trade has dwindled, and ships vanish without a trace, but the trade is too valuable to give up, and thus the ships still come. The islands also lay close to a shipping lane, and are a regular stop for ships seeking only to take on fresh supplies of foodstuffs and water.

Soon merchants begin seeking outside aid to protect their ships from the unknown menace that the islanders call Teanoi…

MoonHunter
July 14, 2004
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Comments: 4
Ideas: 0
Votes: 5 / 4.400000
Click aka The Orb of Entry    Items  (Other)   (Sentient)

It is an long simple key, with a crystal in the turning loop. It seems insignificant, but it is a thing of legend.  Every thief in the four realms has heard of it. Scholars and madmen, and those opposing the madmen all quest for it. It is a simple key to lock or unlock anything.

MoonHunter
July 14, 2004
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Comments: 7
Ideas: 0
Votes: 10 / 4.100000
Merideth    Locations  (City)   (Desert)

This is a city deep in the hills of old Aviansis. The path to Merideth is magically obscured, so only those with the pathfinder’s gift can find it. The city is still bustling with souls after all these centuries. They trade with each other, make deals, sell things, and even send messages. Unfortunately only a few of them have warm bodies or heartbeats.

ephemeralstability
July 13, 2004
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Comments: 9
Ideas: 0
Votes: 8 / 4.062500
Escape from the Kitchens    Plots  (Crisis)   (Side-Quest)

A huge castle whose foundations are crumbling…A murderer on the run in the caverns below.

Scrasamax
July 12, 2004
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Comments: 4
Ideas: 0
Votes: 7 / 3.642857
Alteisenhalm    Items  (Melee Weapons)   (Combat)

Sometimes a sword’s value is not determined by magical properties, of gilding and jewels. Sometimes it’s value comes from it’s deeds and it’s history

Scrasamax
July 11, 2004
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Comments: 17
Ideas: 0
Votes: 13 / 4.461538
A Gaggle of Wizards    Plots  (Duty)   (Multi-Storyline)

Many of the worlds woes can be laid at the feet of deranged, socially blind, and irresponcible wizards. The doddering old mage locked away in his tower, answerable to no one but himself is a hazard to himself and to those unfortunate enough to live close by. The Upright Society of Civic Mages plan to change this problem…one way or another.

MatH
July 10, 2004
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Comments: 11
Ideas: 0
Votes: 6 / 2.333333
Matsuro Hana    NPCs  (Minor)   (Combative)

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to see a truly odd char in a wild world? Well Matsuro may seem like your average troubled family turned thief…but he is so much more…

m0s0g
July 9, 2004
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Comments: 11
Ideas: 0
Votes: 9 / 3.500000
Deeping Steppes    Locations  (Area)   (Plains)

Deeping Steppes as named by Dargain the Gnomish adventurer who happened upon this place when attempting to find lost friends in a nearby series of caves and was swept in by the unexpected surge of an underground river, perhaps due to shifting of plates or erosion of a natural barrier.  The cavern was sealed and unknown until being discovered by Dargain.

This is a region of the underdark where a series of very large plateaus occupy a huge underground cavern.  The cavern is situated near a very common and sometimes treacherous underdark route know as The Underway (in my version of the world) which reaches from the Dales to Silverymoon regions in the Forgotten Realms.

Michael Jotne Slayer
July 8, 2004
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Comments: 28
Ideas: 0
Votes: 23 / 4.282609
By the law they froze    Plots  (Coincidence)   (Side-Quest)

It is extremely cold and snow cover the plains as the heroes notice the dead frozen people hanging from the branches of scattered trees along the road. Ahead they see the local Lords soldiers hanging them up, mercilessly throwing buckets of water on their naked unprotected bodies until they freeze.

Agar
July 7, 2004
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Comments: 8
Ideas: 0
Votes: 12 / 3.500000
Blind Mask    Items  (Clothes)   (Magical)

Adventurers have timewasters too, but sometimes the timewasters aren’t a waste…

Krosus
July 6, 2004
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Comments: 3
Ideas: 0
Votes: 9 / 3.111111
Var Salok    NPCs  (Major)   (Mystical)

A lich who is worshipped as a god.

Zanifer
July 5, 2004
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Comments: 3
Ideas: 0
Votes: 11 / 3.454545
Docry Emma    Locations  (Other)   (Country/ State)

The Barbaric vampire/demonic tyrant Bankskin is responsible for raising humans as livestock for his evil minions. The once prosperous valley has now turned into a tainted death hole fit for no one.

Shadoweagle
July 5, 2004
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Comments: 15
Ideas: 0
Votes: 5 / 4.300000
Orb of Knowledge Absorption    Items  (Wand/Staff/ Arcane)   (Sentient)

In the center of the great library, seated on a plain pedastal of twisted iron, sits a Grey crystal ball, 30 centimetres in diameter and with a misty interior to it. It is to this ball, that people go to find the whereabouts of books in the library, but the orb is much more complex than its simple task, though few may be aware of it.

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Inheriting

       By: manfred

An old, misanthropic and paranoid man feels his time is coming. There are sons to leave his fortune to, but they are not worth it, not a dime do they deserve! And he doesn't really trust anyone else. And so he has made a decision: as a part of his last will, his henchmen are instructed to burn and destroy all his holdings, buildings as harvest. The lands shall be auctioned off, the proceeds used to pay the servants. Nothing shall stay behind. Nothing.

Depending on the status of the grumpy old man, this weird occurrence may be only a family drama, or it may end up bringing an entire region into chaos. Or the son(s) have found what should happen, and want to prevent it before their sick father dies.

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