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hylandpad
June 18, 2011
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Ether and Ethereal Magicks    Systems  (Mystical)   (Defining)

"Sorry?! There's nothing to be sorry about boy! That was a conflagration worthy of my applause, my commendation even. Now excuse me, I have to go don new robes. These are a bit...burnt."

-Circle Master Caius Aurelias, to his Apprentice Idimus

Dozus
June 1, 2011
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Ideas: 2
Votes: 10 / 4.900000
Cartogramancy - The Magic of Maps    Systems  (Mystical)   (Defining)

"Anyone can draw a map, boy - there's no more difficulty in that than laying brick. What makes maps useful is when they are so proper, so precise, that they are living images of the places they represent. Encompassing knowledge of the geography, and mastery of the very space itself - that, child, is cartogramancy."

- Sage Pakpao Sasithorn, Chief Lecturer, the Ezagun-Darkbolt College of Cartogramancy

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 ;)

Redgre
April 27, 2011
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Ideas: 5
Votes: 10 / 4.500000
53 or More Cantrips    Systems  (Mystical)   (General)

More cantrips for a wizard who likes options

Mourngrymn
April 16, 2011
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Ideas: 20
Votes: 13 / 4.884615
Constellation Myth    Systems  (Knowledge/Lore)   (Defining)

Old cultures since the dawn of written time have seen pictures in the night sky and asked questions of them. Who they were, where did they come from, and why do they return? The earliest efforts to distinguish these nightly visitors and give them names and meanings dates back to before the Contention of Aborior. Those first observations were different than what is seen today but most still hold true to their original origins.

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 23, 2010
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Ideas: 0
Votes: 9 / 4.388889
Magical Songs    Systems  (Artistic/Performance)   (General)

An annotated play list for Bards, Musical Mages, Sirens, and Supernatural Musicians regardless of time frame or setting.  

axlerowes
October 6, 2010
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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.

Mourngrymn
August 22, 2010
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Votes: 4 / 4.125000
Death And Resurrection    Systems  (Divine/ Spirit)   (Defining)

Death and Resurrection
Life is commonly difficult, especially for those who choose a life of hardship and adventurous excitement. The cycle of life is never ending and continues its birth, life, death cycle for everyone. With divine aid and assistance, however, at times it can extend this cycle greatly, even halting it for a time. Death is different among nearly all game settings. Please read this with the understanding that it may not fit your particular game setting and style, but is an alternative.

Scrasamax
May 3, 2010
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Comments: 16
Ideas: 21
Votes: 6 / 4.583333
30 More Limitations on Magic    Systems  (Mystical)   (Defining)

30 more limitations to the practise of magic, aka Why Everyone Cant be a Magic User

Cheka Man
April 25, 2010
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Ideas: 0
Votes: 9 / 4.000000
30 Limitations on Magic    Systems  (Mystical)   (Defining)

Why are most people not users of magic? Why does magic not rule the whole world? Because...

Siren no Orakio
April 13, 2010
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Ideas: 3
Votes: 5 / 4.100000
Medical Technologies of the Future    Systems  (Knowledge/Lore)   (General)

It is taken for granted that medical technologies will advance apace in the future, permitting rapid healing and perhaps even shaping of the human body. This submission is to provide possible flavors for that medicine to come in. 

Scrasamax
March 22, 2010
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Comments: 21
Ideas: 21
Votes: 12 / 4.500000
101 Problems with my Spaceship    Systems  (Transportation)   (General)

You came here in that? You are brave

Redgre
January 8, 2010
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Ideas: 0
Votes: 7 / 4.214286
Cannibal Magic    Systems  (Mystical)   (General)

The magic of Cannibalism or Asuramancy is the weird sister of Necromancy and a distant cousin to Alchemy, although Alchemy denies it.

Kuseru Satsujin
January 7, 2010
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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

Lockheed
June 30, 2009
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Ideas: 0
Votes: 7 / 4.571429
The Sorcerer's Art    Systems  (Mystical)   (Defining)

Magik is slippery and dangerous to work with, and failure can have disastrous results.  Yet the Sorcerer's continue to ply their art without the benfit of the engines and machines now widely recognized as essential to the making of magik.

Drackler
May 23, 2009
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Ideas: 0
Votes: 2 / 3.250000
Floating Marches    Systems  (Ecological)   (General)

Elephants crossing the seas!

DrTurtlesse
May 14, 2009
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Ideas: 0
Votes: 6 / 4.083333
The Common Calendar    Systems  (Societal/ Cultural)   (General)

A colourful but universally applicable calendar.

Grey
March 17, 2009
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Ideas: 5
Votes: 9 / 4.333333
Zythumancy    Systems  (Mystical)   (General)

Beer Magic!

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       By: manfred

You meet a large number of villagers, walking and weeping beside the coffin of an old bearded man (or adapt to your funeral customs). If asked properly, you learn about an old wizard, a wise man that long helped the tiny village to grow and prosper. Even after death he shows his favour: he gave most of his possesions to the poorer members of the community. All the villagers show him now respect this way. Why do you ask, are you adventurers? (As a last wish, he left a tiny case for the first group of adventurers that crosses the village).

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