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Dossta
November 30, 2015
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Managing Reputation    Articles  (At Table)   (Game Mastering)

A proposed system for managing a party's reputation with various NPCs

Skull
November 30, 2015
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Ideas: 0
Votes: 3 / 3.166667
Lodestone of Command    Items  (Jewelry)   (Magical)

You begin to feel funny. Your head becomes clouded as you approach the evil wizard. Wait, you shouldn't attack the wizard. He's done nothing wrong to you. Your party members are wrong. They lied to you. You should attack them!

...You come to your senses after a momentary black-out. You have blood on your sword. The bard is bleeding and the rest of your fellow party members have their weapons drawn and are poised to attack you. And you can hear the evil wizard behind you chuckling.

Skull
November 28, 2015
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Ideas: 1
Votes: 5 / 4.200000
Ghost Wail Pass    Locations  (Area)   (Mountains)

The road ahead is of the dead
So travelers take heed
And lightly tread o'er those that bled
For lands and kings and greed.
The victor spared no man that dared
To try and take his throne.
So thus he paved a road that's made
Of vanquished soldiers' bones.
The road ahead is full of dread
So travelers beware
And tarry not lest you be caught
By the echoes of despair.
For the road beneath your wandering feet
Of dead men once so brave,
Will clutch and grab and wrench and drag
You to an early grave.

Moonlake
November 28, 2015
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Votes: 1 / 3.000000
Legendary Chinese Horses    Lifeforms  (Fauna)   (Any)

A collection of legendary Chinese horses from actual history and folklore (no. 4 in my Chinse lore Codex)

Shadoweagle
November 26, 2015
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Comments: 6
Ideas: 1
Votes: 5 / 4.200000
Spirit Spiders    Lifeforms  (Fauna)   (Tundra/ Arctic)

Be wary of these beasts when traveling through wintry forests!

Mageek
November 23, 2015
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Ideas: 0
Votes: 2 / 3.750000
Halving Yin-Yang    Dungeons  (Any)   (Puzzles)

A geometric cut puzzle that can be inserted into any dungeon/door/treasure chest.

Scrasamax
November 21, 2015
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Comments: 3
Ideas: 0
Votes: 2 / 4.000000
Egomorph    Lifeforms  (Constructed)   (Any)

A flash copy of a person, inserted into an auton, for a variety of purposes

Scrasamax
November 21, 2015
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Ideas: 0
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Expy    Lifeforms  (Constructed)   (City/ Ruin)

Expies are cheaply made autons with artificial brains.

Scrasamax
November 21, 2015
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Comments: 5
Ideas: 0
Votes: 4 / 4.125000
Dia del Takanakuy    Plots  (Event)   (Encounter)

A festival of settling scores and airing of grievances

Scrasamax
November 21, 2015
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Votes: 1 / 4.000000
Cyclopes Auton    Lifeforms  (Constructed)   (Any)

The largest autons in use, Cyclopes are mechanical giants compared to humans, but just knee high to the average battlemech

Scrasamax
November 21, 2015
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Comments: 3
Ideas: 0
Votes: 2 / 4.250000
Amnesia City    Locations  (World)   (Other)

Paradigm City

Scrasamax
November 21, 2015
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Ideas: 0
Votes: 1 / 3.000000
Sabanto-Meido    Society/ Organizations  (Artistic/Performance)   (Regional)

The tradition of Sabanto-Meido arose in Nippon/Japan after the widescale adoption of robotics and automation. It is a cultural movement to embrace traditional values and to counter the subculture movement of the Ko girls.

mimic12455
November 20, 2015
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Ideas: 0
Votes: 1 / 3.500000
Electric Guitar of the Sirens    Items  (Art and Music)   (Magical)

You don't need a pipe or a heavenly voice to draw a crowd with this in your hands.

Mageek
November 15, 2015
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Comments: 4
Ideas: 0
Votes: 3 / 3.666667
The Beaches of Snæfellsjökull    Locations  (Area)   (Tundra/ Arctic)

A real-world location fit for filling out your adventure; where norse icelandic fishermen suffered unthinkable conditions throughout frigid winters to harvest the fruits of the ocean.

Scrasamax
November 15, 2015
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Comments: 1
Ideas: 0
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500WordWinterWonderland    Articles  (Other Gaming)   (Citadel Help)

The challenge is simple, write a 500 word location submission, with the theme of Winter being prominent. Entries will be added to this codex.

Scrasamax
November 8, 2015
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Comments: 3
Ideas: 0
Votes: 2 / 4.000000
Allele la Creuset    NPCs  (Scenario Based)   (Combative)

One of the more notorious and infamous shadowrunners of the Cosmic Era

Mageek
November 4, 2015
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Ideas: 0
Votes: 4 / 4.875000
The Guest Star Portends    Dungeons  (Desert)   (Puzzles)

A desert-themed astrological puzzle inspired by a 2000 year-old analog computer, an ancient supernova, and the Ziggurat of Ur.

Mageek
October 24, 2015
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Ideas: 0
Votes: 2 / 3.500000
Cryptic Language - Tolkien Hobbit Runes    Articles  (Setting Building)   (Game Mastering)

Dwarven runes are (mostly) an alphabetic substitution cipher on the Futhark runes. An oldie but goodie from Tolkien!

Scrasamax
October 18, 2015
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Ideas: 0
Votes: 1 / 4.500000
Wonder World LLC    Dungeons  (Other)   (Style)

Wonder World LLC is the largest operator of virtual theme parks, amusement parks, and other non-sport, non-mmo virtual environments.

Mageek
October 17, 2015
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Votes: 3 / 4.500000
Cryptic Language - Crypt    Dungeons  (Any)   (Puzzles)

Worn runes on ancient ruins, scrawled annotations on old maps, scribbles in the margins of arcane tomes – cryptic text is a central part of the adventuring experience. Basic encryption schemes are an excellent way to embellish your campaign with a consistent textual theme while allowing for the inclusion of messages hidden in plain sight. This post describes a simple connected cipher, named Crypt, perfect for arcane languages and alien text.

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Sleeping Knights

       By: Cheka Man

A rumour of the knights of some powerful king that sleep until danger threatens the kingdom.

The truth is that they were rebels, trying to split the kingdom. Once captured they were put into an enchanted sleep, protected from age and harm, until their aims have been carried out by others in which case they will awaken.

There is a loophole in the spell in that trying to take one of their weapons will also awaken them.

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