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

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

Scrasamax
July 14, 2004
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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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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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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: 10
Ideas: 0
Votes: 9 / 4.055556
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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.

MoonHunter
July 5, 2004
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Ideas: 0
Votes: 6 / 4.500000
Warmer aka Garnar'hklorrrathhhh    Items  (Wand/Staff/ Arcane)   (Sentient)

Garnar’hklorrrathhhh is a God who rules over his people who has spread across The Land. If asked about this, it would say, “I am amazed at life’s little quirks. It is all a matter of being in the right place at the right time”.  You see, since the “Voop” this early lesser orb has become one of the most powerful on the planet.

Scrasamax
July 4, 2004
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Ideas: 0
Votes: 3 / 4.000000
Aunt Queen    NPCs  (Minor)   (Travelers)

All of the world is an adventure, and Aunt Queen, as she likes people to call her, has experienced alot of it. Old age has confined her to her home, and curio shop where she collects and sells cameos, books, and antiques.

EchoMirage
July 2, 2004
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Ideas: 0
Votes: 11 / 4.045455
Julian and Romiette    Plots  (Discovery)   (Mini-Campaign)

Two young nobles, enmity between their families. Where have we seen this before?

manfred
June 30, 2004
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Ideas: 0
Votes: 13 / 4.692308
The Arrow That Always Killed    Items  (Ranged Weapons)   (Magical)

An item of legend, that may not even exist. But many still desire it, and many fear its possible use.

ephemeralstability
June 30, 2004
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Comments: 6
Ideas: 0
Votes: 5 / 3.600000
Discipline    Plots  (Discovery)   (Single-Storyline)

The PCs are hired to remove splinters of discontent and desertion from the feet of the Prince’s Army…

Derry
June 29, 2004
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Ideas: 0
Votes: 10 / 2.850000
Raign the Kyton    NPCs  (Minor)   (Combative)

Raign the Kyton is an ancient Kyton demon who have been cursed by his former master with a soul.

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Fear the Gods

       By: manfred

Culture/Religion: based on fear and respect. Gods are very dangerous creatures, sometimes friendly, often not. Temples are the way to make contact with them... if not easier, then at least more concentrated in one place. Were it not for the temples, gods could be running amok among the people. Therefore, mortals have to keep the gods close to temples, entertained and worshipped. It doesn't make the bad ones any friendlier, though (and is no guarantee some won't go on trips now and then). Still, there have to be priests that are hardy men, able to survive the rigours of their position, get a sufficient number of worshippers to make the gods feel important enough, and mediate the contact between mortals and immortals.

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