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B9anders
May 25, 2006
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Enia    Systems  (Divine/ Spirit)   (Specific)

The Earth Mother, Spirit of Life

B9anders
May 25, 2006
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Votes: 5 / 4.400000
Laulas    Systems  (Divine/ Spirit)   (Specific)

The Sky Father, the Star Lord.

B9anders
May 24, 2006
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Votes: 4 / 3.500000
Miran    Systems  (Divine/ Spirit)   (Specific)

The Moon Lady, Sea Queen, Water Mistress

B9anders
May 24, 2006
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Votes: 3 / 3.000000
Arun    Systems  (Divine/ Spirit)   (Specific)

The Sun King, Lord of Fire, The Blazing Sage

Siren no Orakio
May 10, 2006
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Ideas: 0
Votes: 5 / 3.600000
The Way of Fang and Claw    Systems  (Combat/ Warfare)   (Specific)

Welcome, Gentlemen. I’ll be brief about this. As you already know, as of 07:12 yesterday, we are at war with the bloody granola eaters of West Sylvania. I’m here to tell you how these elves fight.

Chaosmark
March 5, 2006
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Comments: 9
Ideas: 0
Votes: 5 / 3.700000
Elements of the Creation    Systems  (Mystical)   (Specific)

All that was, all that is, all that will be, all Creation is formed of the Five Elements.

Chaosmark
March 4, 2006
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Comments: 9
Ideas: 0
Votes: 4 / 3.500000
Ritual Magic In Tyren    Systems  (Mystical)   (Specific)

Ritual Magic, a viable (albeit forgotten) alternative to Kren.

Nobody
February 1, 2006
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Ideas: 0
Votes: 8 / 4.687500
Music of Mordalin    Systems  (Artistic/Performance)   (Specific)

This is the music played by the music box of Mordalin. It can be downloaded and comes in two mp3 versions: a repeatable version, and a non-repeatable version.

Pariah
January 31, 2006
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Comments: 10
Ideas: 0
Votes: 6 / 4.083333
Yr, the Flaming Sun    Systems  (Divine/ Spirit)   (Specific)

Worshipped by the barbaric warlike people of the southern deserts this sun god takes on the cruelety of the desert sun.

CaptainPenguin
January 23, 2006
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Comments: 9
Ideas: 0
Votes: 5 / 4.000000
Houtsunomuh    Systems  (Divine/ Spirit)   (Specific)

The hideous and hairy Houtsunomuh is the mythological Stalker of Graveyards and Eater of the Dead, one of the Eight Great Monsters of Enohountsun mythology.

Spark
January 11, 2006
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Ideas: 0
Votes: 4 / 3.625000
Hammar's Code    Systems  (Political)   (Specific)

A set of laws that could be used for any feudal fantasy kingdom. Throw it into a library or a courthouse if you want!

Cheka Man
January 3, 2006
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Comments: 6
Ideas: 0
Votes: 1 / 2.500000
The Way of the Many    Systems  (Mystical)   (Specific)

One spellcaster cannot achieve very much, but many minds can. Like insects, spellcasters are at their most formidable when they are united.

MoonHunter
November 27, 2005
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Ideas: 0
Votes: 7 / 4.428571
The Omen Plague    Systems  (Ecological)   (Specific)

The Omen Plague has other names. It is known as The Star Plague and even The Mundane Plague. It is still with us today, now known by the common name of the Shaking Death. To set the stage, the stars were aligned in all the wrong signs. Everyone new something bad was going to happen. When winter set in hard and early, they thought that was it. They were wrong.

manfred
November 23, 2005
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Comments: 4
Ideas: 7
Votes: 1 / 3.500000
Icathian Gods    Systems  (Divine/ Spirit)   (Specific)

Those who have created the world. Those who are few but seem like many. Those who will be worshipped forever, if but in a different guise.

Maggot
November 22, 2005
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Ideas: 0
Votes: 1 / 3.000000
The Old One    Systems  (Divine/ Spirit)   (Specific)

The Old One is the living core of Tarrod.

Kinslayer
November 22, 2005
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Ideas: 0
Votes: 3 / 3.666667
Midian Religions, Faiths, & Beliefs    Systems  (Divine/ Spirit)   (Specific)

Midian is a dark fantasy game. Most churches in Midian are moral belief structures & guidelines rather than a system that contains a deific figurehead (or many such) and an afterlife.

svincent
November 22, 2005
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Ideas: 0
Votes: 2 / 3.250000
The Gods of Zetacron    Systems  (Divine/ Spirit)   (Specific)

Context: The gods of Zetacron are physically present in the world. You can go and meet them if you like.  Additionally, they are very human, with flaws and quirks—possibly more than regular people.

ephemeralstability
November 11, 2005
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Comments: 25
Ideas: 0
Votes: 15 / 4.900000
Ars Dracopodemiae    Systems  (Knowledge/Lore)   (Specific)

A transcription, beyng the seminal introduction by Mr S J Ponsuler to the theory and praxis of Dracapodemy, the studie of Dragons’ migration patterns. This tome ys to be founde in the librarie of Anserne University, alonge with many years of copies of the Dracapodemyst’s Almanac not to mention verious othere tomes on the subjecte.

(Another submission I’m transferring over to the main site from the fora).

Mourngrymn
November 10, 2005
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Ideas: 0
Votes: 1 / 3.500000
The Fourth Era of Hewdamia    Systems  (Societal/ Cultural)   (Specific)

Right after the 1000 years of human prosperity, it all suddenly came crashing down. Mortals became cocky with the returned use of magic. They were soon tested with the arrival of Dubaku’s children. While he was long lost to history, his children finally awoke.

Mourngrymn
November 10, 2005
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Votes: 3 / 4.000000
The Third Era of Hewdamia    Systems  (Societal/ Cultural)   (Specific)

With nearly 1000 years of there being an absence of the Gods that fell in the war of the Gods, things began to change. No one knows why but a shift in the politics of the Gods came to startling events.

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       By: Raptyr

Nine times out of ten, it’s the undead that do the running.

Not strictly animal or vegetable, the Corpse bud is a peculiar individual that shares characteristics from multiple kingdoms and species. In appearance, all corpse buds bear a shape of a large rounded top bud divided into four lateral segments, and a much longer, narrower bottom bud, also divided into four segments. Between the two halves are a set of four radial limbs, rounded on top and flat on the bottom, covered with tiny serrated hooks facing towards the body. In overall size, it’s limbs reach as wide as a spread hand, with the body being as thick as a fist. It is as long as a human hand from top to bottom.

Internally, the top bud of the corpse bud contains a bacteria filled membrane that produces the hydrogen that the corpse bud uses to stay aloft, and a series of fungal gills for the dispersal of spores for reproduction. The lower half of the bud contains a number of fine filaments, as well as a sharp barbed stinger containing a powerful local anaesthesia.

The Corpse Bud mobilizes by inflating its top bud, and steers by rotating its arms rapidly about its body. The corpse bud ordinarily drifts with the wind, orienting towards the scent of recent decay and death. It preys on the recently dead, burrowing the lower bud into the victim, using the anaesthesia in case the victim is dying, and not truly deceased. Once embedded, it releases its filaments into the body, replacing the current nervous system. This gives it full animation of the body, and allows the corpse bud to direct it.

Corpse buds are not a malevolent species, being primarily concerned with breaking down the host body for food, and infecting the reproductive cycle with spores in order to mate with other corpse-bud bodies. To preserve the corpse for this purpose, Corpse buds will seek out dry locations to prevent bacteria from destroying the corpses. This often causes a large number of corpse buds to gather in a single location.

In culture, Corpse buds are used to repair broken spines or degenerative diseases, as the sentient mind will easily overcome the mind of the non-sentient corpse bud. Once infected by a corpse bud, however, removal is usually fatal, and the infected individual cannot reproduce, or risk infecting another. Thus, it is a technique often reserved for the elderly, or a last resort.

Necromancers and other dark sorcerers will often preserve the corpses of their victims magically, and infect them with corpse buds, creating traditional undead as well, so as to seed their lairs with undead both offensive and non, in order to throw their enemies off balance. They will also enslave the rudimentary minds of the corpse buds, and transform the docile things into a plague. There have also been accounts of magically transformed corpse buds with stronger minds and a taste for living flesh, but thus far all accounts are unproven rumors.

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