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Kal_23
December 19, 2013
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Ideas: 0
Votes: 5 / 3.600000
Office of the High Councillor Corvin    Locations  (Establishment)   (Any)

You walk into the room and it is like stepping into the grand library. Wall to wall and floor to ceiling is taken up by leather bound loaded bookshelves. All of the tomes are in varying states of decay and none of which are new.

Scrasamax
December 19, 2013
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Comments: 4
Ideas: 1
Votes: 3 / 4.500000
Genetic Castes    Systems  (Societal/ Cultural)   (Specific)

One of the side effects of the rampant cloning and genetic augmentation in the Cosmic Era is the slow emergence of genetic castes.

Scrasamax
December 18, 2013
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Comments: 1
Ideas: 0
Votes: 1 / 4.000000
Assault Mecha in the Cosmic Era    Items  (Armor)   (Combat)

The walking siege engines of the Cosmic Era

Scrasamax
December 17, 2013
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Comments: 3
Ideas: 0
Votes: 1 / 4.000000
A/BM-1 Stoudenmire    Items  (Ranged Weapons)   (Combat)

The Rocky Mountain Republic owes in large it's existence to a single limited run of primitive mechs, the Assault/Bombard Mech model 1.

Scrasamax
December 10, 2013
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Comments: 2
Ideas: 0
Votes: 1 / 4.500000
New Themyscira    Locations  (Country/ State)   (Water)

An Amazon nation in the Cosmic Era

Scrasamax
December 5, 2013
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Comments: 10
Ideas: 0
Votes: 8 / 4.437500
Ssacha a'Karliik    Items  (Other)   (Cursed)

A common tool of necromancers, nether mages, and others who are privvy to the arts of the dead and undead

caesar193
December 1, 2013
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Comments: 3
Ideas: 0
Votes: 3 / 4.333333
The Fae    Lifeforms  (Intelligent Species)   (Any)

The Fae, they are called, though the reason they are not called by their true name, the Fairies, has been lost to the ages- at least, by the humans. The other races know, the other races know well of the Fae.

Humans have a very short memory. The elves, the dwarves, the goblins, the orcs, they don't. They remember of the interactions between Atheians and the Fae all those years ago in that other age. They know what happened. But the humans... they have forgotten.

This is why they will be the first to die.

Scrasamax
November 30, 2013
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Comments: 4
Ideas: 0
Votes: 3 / 4.666667
Father Titus, Resurrection Man    NPCs  (Major)   (Religious)

An agent of the Vatican, Father Titus is one of it's highest ranking and most effective special agents.

Scrasamax
November 29, 2013
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Comments: 3
Ideas: 0
Votes: 2 / 4.000000
Cessna and Piper Aldean    NPCs  (Minor)   (Travelers)

Sisters raised in the aviation business, for use in a modern setting

Murometz
November 28, 2013
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Comments: 7
Ideas: 0
No votes
Excerpt from Lockwhistle’s Adventurer’s Companion for Beginners    Items  (Books and Scrolls)   (Non-Magical)

Lizard-bulls and Bull-lizards; a quick comparison for all those who still don’t get it.

Agar
November 24, 2013
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Comments: 3
Ideas: 0
Votes: 3 / 3.500000
The Lasting Company    Society/ Organizations  (Combative)   (Regional)

During the Death Wars one unit was created filled with fanatics bearing unique tattoos that gave them an invaluable ability impressive in any military action: the ability to cheat death.

Toddy Shelfungus
November 24, 2013
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Comments: 3
Ideas: 0
Votes: 1 / 3.500000
Corporal John Heathfeld Esquire,    NPCs  (Character Sheet)   (Combative)

Call me "Creature", lostling, half-dragon of the planes; ie Corporal John Hearthfeld, Esq. - Assassin/ Enforcer "Rat-snake" .

Starts with scene excerpts, followed by working notes, ends with actual used Character Sheet data.

valadaar
November 20, 2013
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Comments: 4
Ideas: 0
Votes: 3 / 3.500000
The Pack    Lifeforms  (Third Kingdom)   (City/ Ruin)

They came upon us suddenly, no sound preceding them until the splashing of their feet drew our eyes towards them. The wolf-things neither howled or snarled as they tore into our ranks.

caesar193
November 18, 2013
Hits: 517
Comments: 4
Ideas: 0
Votes: 2 / 3.500000
Reposia    Locations  (Country/ State)   (Water)

The Reposians, unlike the rest of Atheus, respect rather than fear the sea. In fact, this respect has grown to border on love and dependence. It is a fact, naturally, that most of Reposian exports are seafoods, and most of its income is from sea-based reasons, from oceanic trading vessels to fish.

Ancient Gamer
November 18, 2013
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Comments: 7
Ideas: 0
Votes: 5 / 3.900000
Ms. Carlyle    NPCs  (Minor)   (Technical)

A stern matron, 1950's pinup and failed protector against nuclear winter.

Her first contact will be on a laptop or mobile unit of some kind. The text "Can you help me?" will be written all over the screen.

Ms. Carlyle has made her presence known.

Ted
November 18, 2013
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Comments: 5
Ideas: 0
Votes: 3 / 3.833333
Agency 17: Illegal Search and Seizure    Plots  (Hired)   (Campaign)

The Agents are being sent to Mexico to stop a large shipment of drugs from breaching the US border.

Ancient Gamer
November 18, 2013
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Comments: 11
Ideas: 2
Votes: 5 / 4.400000
The Azul Deck of Shadows    Items  (Other)   (Magical)

The Deck of Shadows is bound to other dimensions through demonic blood magic infused in the wood, and the eldritch essence woven into the vivid paintings on the cards.

valadaar
November 18, 2013
Hits: 292
Comments: 0
Ideas: 1
No votes
Athrillia    Locations  (World)   (Other)

A Sundered Realm, flotsam of a world.

Pariah
November 17, 2013
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Comments: 6
Ideas: 0
Votes: 4 / 2.500000
Subdermal Monitor    Items  (Tools)   (Non-Magical)

At the annual tech show in Dubai this week, IDC has announced its entry into the subdermal monitor wars. Sources in the company say that they believe that their Dermal Screen is more than capable of competing with the iSkin. Here's their official press release:

Cheka Man
November 17, 2013
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Comments: 10
Ideas: 0
Votes: 7 / 4.000000
Fort Hard    Locations  (Fortification)   (Other)

The fort seemed like every small boys dream, but in fact it was a very well made magical prison, and the young prince only learned the truth when it was too late and the magic sucked him inside, his cries from his now inch high body too quiet to be heard.

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Wet Faeries

       By: Murometz

Sages and naturalists frown at the common name given to these strange creatures by the small folk, but sometimes the silliest nicknames for creatures, places and people persevere in the minds of many. “Purifiers”, “Pond Jellies”, “Breath-Stealers”, “Lung-Ticklers” and “River Butterflies” are much less commonly heard appellations for these life forms. Wet Faeries are basically (and simply) a species of fist-sized, fresh-water jellyfish. Several traits steer them toward the peculiar category however. Firstly, Wet Faeries are nearly invisible in the water, much like their marine cousins but even more so. One can swim in a river swarming with these critters and not even notice their presence. Secondly, they possess the unique ability to clean and purify whatever body of water they inhabit. They do this via some sort of biological filtration process, sucking in all toxins present in the water, and releasing it back in its purest form. Needless to say, they are both a blessing and a curse to whichever folk dwell beside the rivers and lakes Wet Faeries inhabit. On one hand, no purer water can be found anywhere than a Wet Faerie lake or pond, and yet, in “pure” water “life” tends in fact to die out, lacking the needed nutrients to prosper. Thirdly, their “sting” is (unfortunately) virulently poisonous to all mammalians. Wet Faeries are loathe to sting anyone or anything, using their barbed fronds as a last line of defense, but if stung, most swimmers will suffer respiratory arrest, and die within minutes, usually drowning before they can make it back to shore.

Alchemists, druids, and less savory characters have studied these creatures over the years, and have predictably found all the ways Wet Faeries could be exploited. Morbidly humorous, some bards find it, that the Poisoners and Assassins Guilds as well as the Healer’s Union, all prize these creatures. The assassins use the extracted venom in obvious fashion, while the priests and healers use the still-living jelly-fish to sterilize other poison potions and to cure those already poisoned on death’s door.

It is known that a certain Earl Von Trumble keeps his vast castle moat stocked with Wet Faeries, the waters so clear that every bone of every one of his past enemies can be clearly seen on the bottom, twenty two feet below.

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