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manfred
May 26, 2006
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Comments: 16
Ideas: 11
Votes: 9 / 4.166667
FTL drives    Systems  (Transportation)   (Defining)

Tell me, who wouldn’t want to see the stars? But laws of physics, as we know them, seem to put undesired constraints on extensive traveling through space. Can’t we just get around them? Seriously: how could a Faster-Than-Light drive work?

Pariah
May 25, 2006
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Comments: 16
Ideas: 0
Votes: 13 / 4.615385
Beggar's War or Year of the Blood Flag    Systems  (Knowledge/Lore)   (Historical)

It is the Year of Furtive Shadows, and everyone can smell the changes in the wind.  Everyone, from the lowest scully boy up to the regents, knew, deep down, that something must happen soon.

B9anders
May 25, 2006
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Comments: 4
Ideas: 0
Votes: 3 / 4.166667
Enia    Systems  (Divine/ Spirit)   (Specific)

The Earth Mother, Spirit of Life

B9anders
May 25, 2006
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Comments: 6
Ideas: 0
Votes: 5 / 4.400000
Laulas    Systems  (Divine/ Spirit)   (Specific)

The Sky Father, the Star Lord.

B9anders
May 24, 2006
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Comments: 5
Ideas: 0
Votes: 4 / 3.500000
Miran    Systems  (Divine/ Spirit)   (Specific)

The Moon Lady, Sea Queen, Water Mistress

B9anders
May 24, 2006
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Comments: 3
Ideas: 0
Votes: 2 / 3.500000
Arun    Systems  (Divine/ Spirit)   (Specific)

The Sun King, Lord of Fire, The Blazing Sage

B9anders
May 24, 2006
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Comments: 11
Ideas: 0
Votes: 3 / 3.833333
The Gods of Éran    Systems  (Divine/ Spirit)   (Defining)

A detailed listing of all the major deities in Ã?ran. A work in progress.

B9anders
May 24, 2006
Hits: 3148
Comments: 5
Ideas: 0
Votes: 4 / 4.500000
The Mythology of Éran    Systems  (Divine/ Spirit)   (Defining)

A tale of the creation of Theras, the world in which the continent of Ã?ran is set in.

Scrasamax
May 21, 2006
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Comments: 8
Ideas: 7
Votes: 5 / 4.200000
Meta-Magic and Spell Components    Systems  (Mystical)   (General)

Somewhat system specific, but bear with me.

Siren no Orakio
May 10, 2006
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Comments: 14
Ideas: 0
Votes: 5 / 3.600000
The Way of Fang and Claw    Systems  (Combat/ Warfare)   (Specific)

Welcome, Gentlemen. I’ll be brief about this. As you already know, as of 07:12 yesterday, we are at war with the bloody granola eaters of West Sylvania. I’m here to tell you how these elves fight.

MoonHunter
April 17, 2006
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Comments: 12
Ideas: 0
Votes: 7 / 4.642857
Capathan Spiritual Beliefs    Systems  (Divine/ Spirit)   (General)

Every Society believes in certain spiritual beliefs. Those beliefs color everything they do.  The Capathan people are a warrior culture, semi-nomadic over a wide range of plains, steppes, and hill country. Their belief systems make them quite different from what you would expect.

MoonHunter
April 10, 2006
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Comments: 13
Ideas: 0
Votes: 8 / 4.250000
Galron Stones    Systems  (Mystical)   (General)

Galron has found lasting fame for simply being the first one who mentioned the stones in the record.  This ancient parchments, translated into so many languages, is a hodge podge of various techniques that can be done, processes to do many of them, and vague hints about what can be done what the older magics.

Scrasamax
April 8, 2006
Hits: 5117
Comments: 8
Ideas: 0
Votes: 8 / 4.187500
Elvenesque    Systems  (Architectural)   (General)

Organic elements, flowing lines, and an absence of sharp angles and corners all are elements of the Elvenesque style of architecture.

Chaosmark
March 5, 2006
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Comments: 9
Ideas: 0
Votes: 5 / 3.700000
Elements of the Creation    Systems  (Mystical)   (Specific)

All that was, all that is, all that will be, all Creation is formed of the Five Elements.

Chaosmark
March 4, 2006
Hits: 5872
Comments: 9
Ideas: 0
Votes: 4 / 3.500000
Ritual Magic In Tyren    Systems  (Mystical)   (Specific)

Ritual Magic, a viable (albeit forgotten) alternative to Kren.

Chaosmark
March 4, 2006
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Comments: 14
Ideas: 0
Votes: 10 / 4.150000
Kren, the Name of a Card    Systems  (Mystical)   (Defining)

The Kren glowed with mystic power, and with a small flash of light, the physical form of the card disappeared, the energy within rushing outwards…

strom
March 4, 2006
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Comments: 2
Ideas: 0
Votes: 1 / 2.500000
Rise of the Fallen (1st campaign)    Systems  (Knowledge/Lore)   (Defining)

This is the first overview of two or three campaigns I call, Lords of the Fallen. Within this first installment the players will take part in the forging of the first Kingdoms of Earthen. They will witness the beginnings of slavery; join the ranks of the world’s first armies; be jolted by the anger of the Almighty Lord.

This is the time when the first legends are born. A Character could, perhaps, even become one themselves. The classes of magicians and warriors are very basic and limited. Socities, being in their infancy, are being created, and influenced, by them (intentionally, or accidentally). Life is hard, but endurable.

From this I will expand these ideas into quests, and races that dwell within this campaign. I will try to leave these overviews and quests as generic as possible, but with historical suggestions.

Spark
February 13, 2006
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Comments: 12
Ideas: 0
Votes: 5 / 4.000000
Being of a Clerical or Holy Nature    Systems  (Divine/ Spirit)   (General)

A compendium of the tales of martyrs, the quests of clerics, and the ways of the holy, and all who walk in the graces of the light of the holy hand.

EchoMirage
February 7, 2006
Hits: 6371
Comments: 7
Ideas: 0
Votes: 5 / 4.500000
Theories on Art and Magic    Systems  (Artistic/Performance)   (Defining)

The mind of a wizard is more open to the more esoteric elements of his surroundings ââ?¬â?? this is why he is able to perceive the weave of the Great Tapestry that is the multiverse, and pull at the strings. This increased sensitivity can manifest in several ways.

Scrasamax
February 7, 2006
Hits: 23147
Comments: 17
Ideas: 13
Votes: 9 / 4.444444
Low Sorcery    Systems  (Societal/ Cultural)   (Defining)

In too many games, role-playing takes a back seat to Kewl Powerz, a tag given to the multitude of spell lists, special abilities, and innate powers claimed by a character. Many times this is a problem of munchkins, or blowing up stuff becoming more important in a game than role-playing though alternate personas.

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Animals have parasites and diseases, so do plants, there are even bacteria that cann dissolve oil spills or plastic or what have you - why couldn't there be a disease living off magic - a magic item could be infected, losing power and speading the plague to other equipment it contacts, while a magic user would slowly lose his powers and contaminate all he works with or casts a spell at...

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