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Scrasamax
February 26, 2005
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Ideas: 0
Votes: 15 / 4.566667
Grond, Hammer of the Underworld    Items  (Melee Weapons)   (Combat)

GROND!...GROND!...GROND!...
Thousands of orcs chant in unison as their champion and chieftan raises the black iron morningstar, they chant for the hammer of the underworld, the unbeatable weapon of orcdom.

Shadoweagle
February 25, 2005
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Comments: 7
Ideas: 0
Votes: 9 / 4.166667
The Devils Luck    Items  (Other)   (Magical)

A small trinket, unseen for centuries. It could be found anywhere: Perhaps lying with another cache of coins in an abandoned monestary. Perhaps behind a glass casing of a coin collectors display. But those who know what this coin represents may be inclined to flip it during times of oppression. Doing so may become their salvation, or the instrument of their demise. So toss the coin if there is nothing to lose, and see if you have The Devils Luck.

Cheka Man
February 19, 2005
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Comments: 13
Ideas: 0
Votes: 16 / 4.437500
The Crystal City    Locations  (City)   (Plains)

A thousand years ago,the Red and the White mages almost exterminated each other in a magical war so great, that the very mountians were turned into quartz.Centuries passed and the magic died away enougth for humans to visit the area and remain in human form. And a city of quartz was built upon the site, which is the most magical city in the whole world…

Dragonlordmax
February 18, 2005
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Comments: 5
Ideas: 0
Votes: 6 / 3.500000
Sadis Keck    NPCs  (Minor)   (Criminal/Espionage)

A man with three identities. He sells the services of thieves and assassins, and he’s not above doing some of the work himself.

Cheka Man
February 12, 2005
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Comments: 15
Ideas: 0
Votes: 11 / 3.636364
The Crown of Pier Point    Items  (Jewelry)   (Magical)

The Pier Point Crown was more then just a piece of royal headgear.This crown wanted to rule in
it’s own right,and would stop at nothing to do so…

Dragon Lord
February 11, 2005
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Comments: 5
Ideas: 0
Votes: 7 / 3.500000
Claudia    NPCs  (Minor)   (Mystical)

This cute little girl may not be quite what she appears.

Cheka Man
February 10, 2005
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Comments: 6
Ideas: 0
Votes: 6 / 4.083333
Queen Yocasta    NPCs  (Campaign)   (Political)

Queen Yocasta was until recently, the very capable if autocratic ruler of Valermoore, but recently, she has changed. She is allways seen with a young woman, always wearing a heavy veil and gloves, who never speaks or moves. She claims that she is her daughter,Princess Chrysta, but a faint noxious smell comes from the veiled woman…

Dragon Lord
February 9, 2005
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Comments: 3
Ideas: 0
Votes: 7 / 4.285714
Spring of Enlightenment    Plots  (Discovery)   (Single-Storyline)

Some legends are history, some are mere stories, and some have a basis in fact. This may not be quite what it seems.

macaroni
February 6, 2005
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Comments: 6
Ideas: 0
Votes: 7 / 2.142857
Dimble Stumpwater    NPCs  (Extras)   (Knowledge/Lore)

Dimble Stumpwater is this worlds last best hope for expedient library book returns

MoonHunter
February 6, 2005
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Comments: 7
Ideas: 0
Votes: 10 / 4.000000
Well of FireGems    Items  (Other)   (Campaign Defining)

These are artifacts of an earlier age. The Wells are symbols of a great power, that of the Eternal Flame, now lost to Humanity.

Or is it?

MoonHunter
February 6, 2005
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Comments: 5
Ideas: 0
Votes: 15 / 4.133333
FireGems    Items  (Jewelry)   (Campaign Defining)

It is only the size of a thumb, but when this spakling stone burns with an inner fire, the destiny of holder changes.

macaroni
February 6, 2005
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Comments: 7
Ideas: 0
Votes: 6 / 3.083333
The Indian Madu    Items  (Melee Weapons)   (Non-Magical)

a very useful exotic weapon

macaroni
February 5, 2005
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Comments: 2
Ideas: 0
Votes: 6 / 3.500000
Sour Grapes    Plots  (Mystical)   (Single-Storyline)

The PCs traveling through the mountain end up in the the small village of Bitterfruit, this tiny village is the epitome of paradise, but even paradise has its secrets.

macaroni
February 5, 2005
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Comments: 10
Ideas: 0
Votes: 6 / 4.333333
The Highway comes to Harbuckle    Plots  (Hired)   (Single-Storyline)

subterfuge abounds in this royal rumble over the kings road project. The road is way behind schedule and someone needs to find out why.

Cheka Man
February 5, 2005
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Comments: 3
Ideas: 0
Votes: 8 / 3.187500
Fungus Spear    Items  (Melee Weapons)   (Non-Magical)

It looks very much like a normal short stabbing spear, wih a bulbous metalic haft and a slight greenish sheen on it’s razor-sharp blade. But those who have encountered it and lived to tell the tale, or used it themselves, know differently…

Maggot
February 5, 2005
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Comments: 3
Ideas: 0
Votes: 8 / 3.625000
Soup of Fertility    Items  (Potion)   (Magical)

In some cultures,a man’s repect depends on his virility and sexual prowess in bed,as does his hope of getting a heir. But what if for some reason,he find himself unable to perform his duty in the bed chamber? Well,he should despair not,for the Soup of Fertility may save him yet!

Maggot
February 2, 2005
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Comments: 3
Ideas: 0
Votes: 6 / 4.000000
The Flute of Hlatar    Items  (Art and Music)   (Magical)

Savage,blood thirsty,the amphibious shark men or Zaben cannot be controlled,so the conventional wisdom goes.

But is this really the case?

oakleafbard
February 2, 2005
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Comments: 5
Ideas: 0
Votes: 9 / 3.944444
Wistan    NPCs  (Major)   (Mystical)

Tormented by human children as a lad, Wistan lost his eyes in a cruel prank gone wrong. He now makes magical toys to kill and torment human children.

Scrasamax
February 1, 2005
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Comments: 9
Ideas: 0
Votes: 9 / 4.500000
Staff of the Majordomo    Items  (Wand/Staff/ Arcane)   (Magical)

Oft overlooked, and moreso understaffed, the majordomo of Jesolo Manor sought out a sorcerous cousin to craft for him some sort of charm or spell to aid him in the maintainence of the sprawling manor. A six foot staff of twisted oak was his prize.

ilya
January 27, 2005
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Ideas: 0
Votes: 3 / 3.666667
Semmiset    NPCs  (Major)   (Criminal/Espionage)

the Khalif’s favorite assasin…a master killer who follows only one self-imposed rule…he refuses to kill…

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Unfortunate fortune

       By: increddibelly

One of the camels in the caravan trips over a dark rock protruding from the sandy dunes. The poor animal has broken its leg and cannot continue. A cacaphony ensues as the animal suffers and the caravan train overseers complain passionately as they redistribute the animal's load across the caravan. (Let's just hope none of the PC's was riding this camel, shall we?)

As the camel is put out of its misery and the camel is skewered over a campfire - waste nothing! - someone takes a minute to inspect the root cause of all the trouble. To their surprise, the upturned rock is worked stone. Some frantic digging may excavate the bottom half of a gorgeously worked1 obelisk, and maybe even the small square forum below; but a more rigorous exploration of the surrounding dunes reveals a buried tomb doorway on each side of the forum.

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