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Forganthus
June 7, 2012
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Non-Euclidean Architecture: Part 1    Systems  (Architectural)   (Specific)

 

From Innsmouth to Cthulhutech, a common phrase is “non-Euclidean architecture”.  But what is it, and how can it be included in your games in a way that is interesting and fun?

Scrasamax
December 6, 2011
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Ideas: 0
Votes: 3 / 4.166667
Of Summons    Systems  (Mystical)   (Specific)

Summons are a common theme in fantasy games, the following is a simplified summoning system

Ted
May 7, 2011
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Votes: 2 / 2.500000
Incarnate Ascension    Systems  (Divine/ Spirit)   (Specific)

A fairly blunt, systemic look at The Shattering. For flowery prose, look elsewhere ;)

Scrasamax
December 1, 2010
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NAIS Science Report 11    Systems  (Societal/ Cultural)   (Specific)

What most people call aliens and monsters are usually extra-dimensional creatures.

axlerowes
October 6, 2010
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Comments: 10
Ideas: 0
Votes: 7 / 4.642857
30 Halfling Holidays    Systems  (Societal/ Cultural)   (Specific)

Time is measured for most by the events that are both constant and special.  "How many Christmas's ago was that?"   It should be no different for Halflings.

Kuseru Satsujin
January 7, 2010
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Comments: 14
Ideas: 0
Votes: 13 / 4.153846
Zombie Day    Systems  (Societal/ Cultural)   (Specific)

A twisted zombiepocalypse creates a new holiday season.

Pariah
December 2, 2009
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Votes: 1 / 3.000000
The Canticles of the Damned    Systems  (Divine/ Spirit)   (Specific)


"Fear not this new night, my brothers, the terrors of an everlasting darkness are as nothing when compared to the darkness in Man's heart.  For, who among you knows what Man might do when Hunger sleeps in his bed and Famine is his child's only playmate?" --Prelude

Grey
November 11, 2008
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Ideas: 0
Votes: 5 / 3.300000
Aetherball    Systems  (Technical/ Mechanical)   (Specific)

Aetherball: the only sport with a PSI rating.

manfred
July 22, 2008
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Component Magic    Systems  (Mystical)   (Specific)

...or Lego Magic, if you will.

valadaar
February 8, 2008
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Shipborne Icestorm Events    Systems  ()   (Specific)

Possible Events while clearing Ice on ship deck

Chaosmark
January 12, 2008
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Cloud Hopping    Systems  (Combat/ Warfare)   (Specific)

In the land of Epoa, Cloud Hoppers are some of the craziest people you’ll meet. Cloud Hopping is their job.

Siren no Orakio
January 7, 2008
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Ideas: 0
Votes: 7 / 3.571429
Yau Calabi Fold Engine    Systems  (Transportation)   (Specific)

Mathematically twisting the fabric of space, the Yau-Calabi Fold Engine allows for FTL travel without violation of causality.

MoonHunter
December 26, 2007
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Black Christmas    Systems  (Societal/ Cultural)   (Specific)

Black Christmas started on Dec 24, sunset in London, UK. It is the when the Grinches first attacked… and The Elfs came to Humanity’s rescue.

Scrasamax
October 16, 2007
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Comments: 10
Ideas: 3
Votes: 6 / 4.083333
Olfactomancy    Systems  (Mystical)   (Specific)

The scent of magic

manfred
August 31, 2007
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Priests of Geryon    Systems  (Divine/ Spirit)   (Specific)

Priests of the god of agriculture.

valadaar
June 4, 2007
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Comments: 9
Ideas: 0
Votes: 8 / 3.812500
School of Midwifery    Systems  (Mystical)   (Specific)

Not all magic is focused on war or power. Some magic is used to ease some of the hazards of normal life. The school of Midwifery is one such school.

Scrasamax
March 17, 2007
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Comments: 6
Ideas: 0
Votes: 5 / 5.000000
Elementals of Aterrizar    Systems  (Divine/ Spirit)   (Specific)

Thus do the spirits of the six elements take form beyond the norm of elementals of genre fantasy.

Chaosmark
January 6, 2007
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Nether Energy    Systems  (Mystical)   (Specific)

"The nothing outside of Creation defies our description and reasonings, leaving us with just the effects and our attempts to explain it." ~Energies of the Universe, Praetor Skelundus H’renta

MoonHunter
December 3, 2006
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Ideas: 0
Votes: 5 / 3.800000
Preserver Thought    Systems  (Divine/ Spirit)   (Specific)

Preserver Thought is “The School of Thought” on Kerren. It motivated the Colonist to colonize. It is what led them to their unique technolgical and social mix. These Preservers live up to their own ideals.

MoonHunter
December 2, 2006
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Ideas: 0
Votes: 3 / 3.500000
Ryder Honor Code    Systems  (Societal/ Cultural)   (Specific)

“If you are going to live in the Warren, you need to live by The Rules,” The Edge said.

“I can follow the Ward Rules as good as anyone,” the Green Ryder said.

He waves dismissively. “Those are not the rules I speak of. I speak of the ones that make you more than just another fool with a dragon mount. I speak of the ones that make you a True Ryder.”

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