100 Word Challenge Freetext

valadaar
April 12, 2016
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Cloak of the Thieving Hands    Items  (Clothes)   (Villanous)

“No! I didn’t steal those! It was the bleedin’ cloak I tell you!”

valadaar
April 11, 2016
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Comments: 12
Ideas: 0
Votes: 7 / 3.714286
The Peristeronic Ring    Items  (Jewelry)   (Magical)

A fine brass ring adorned with the figures of pigeons and doves.

Siren no Orakio
April 8, 2016
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Comments: 7
Ideas: 0
Votes: 4 / 2.875000
Godmarked    NPCs  (Extras)   (Religious)

To be touched by a God is to be drawn from this world, and into another.

Aramax
April 7, 2016
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Comments: 3
Ideas: 2
Votes: 3 / 3.500000
Aramax Ironbelly    NPCs  (Minor)   (Mystical)

Shout box spawn

Aramax
March 19, 2016
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Comments: 6
Ideas: 0
Votes: 5 / 3.400000
Brass Man    NPCs  (Minor)   (Combative)

Immortality can be achieved in many ways, freetext Friday "robot"

valadaar
August 21, 2015
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Comments: 5
Ideas: 0
Votes: 3 / 3.666667
Johnny's Sling    Items  (Ranged Weapons)   (Magical)

This could have made Johnny Appleseed's job that much easier!

Aramax
August 13, 2015
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Comments: 4
Ideas: 1
Votes: 4 / 3.125000
The Many-Changing Sword    Items  (Melee Weapons)   (Magical)

Freetext Friday. One of the many flawed magic weopon types of the Stolen World

Aramax
August 13, 2015
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Comments: 5
Ideas: 1
Votes: 5 / 3.300000
Spirit of the North Road    NPCs  (Major)   (Mystical)

100 word Dragonmax's Freetext Friday

PoisonAlchemist
February 24, 2015
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Ideas: 1
Votes: 5 / 3.900000
Ballad of the Malconvoker    Locations  (Area)   (Plains)

A 99 word poem of a small town, and the demon who guards its chapel when the mists rise.

Aramax
February 12, 2015
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Comments: 6
Ideas: 1
Votes: 4 / 3.250000
Sunshine!    Items  (Books and Scrolls)   (Campaign Defining)

The 'pornography' of the lower classes in Refuge Beneath The Waves

Aramax
February 12, 2015
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Ideas: 0
Votes: 1 / 3.000000
Daughters of Kalleum    Society/ Organizations  (Ethnic/Cultural)   (World Wide)

A 100 word sub-culture/cult for Refuge Beneath the Waves

axlerowes
January 15, 2015
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Comments: 9
Ideas: 0
Votes: 7 / 3.642857
Hobbit Chair and Eat Racing    Systems  (Societal/ Cultural)   (Specific)

A 100 word past time

axlerowes
January 12, 2015
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Matter Converter Reactors (MCRs): 100 word piece of Sci-Fi Minutia    Items  (SpaceShips)   (Non-Magical)

When a future imagines something as fantastic as faster than light travel it has also to imagine a fantastic power source.

axlerowes
January 7, 2015
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Ideas: 0
Votes: 2 / 3.250000
The Particle Accelerator Cannon: A 100 Word Piece of Sci-Fi Minutia    Items  (SpaceShips)   (Combat)

A brief explanation of a "classic" Science Fiction weapon.

axlerowes
January 5, 2015
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Comments: 2
Ideas: 0
Votes: 2 / 3.500000
Magnetic Field Tracker Sensor Arrays: A 100 Word Piece of Sci-FI Minutia    Items  (SpaceShips)   (Non-Magical)

The term Sensors refers to a broad range of devices on a space ship that are used to observe the environment outside the spacecraft. Some sensor systems are passive, absorbing and processing information. Other systems are active: provoking objects in space to gain information.

axlerowes
January 5, 2015
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Ideas: 0
Votes: 3 / 3.166667
Neutrino Sinks: A 100 Word Piece of Sci-Fi Minutia    Items  (SpaceShips)   (Combat)
The term Sensors refers to a broad range of devices on a space ship that are used to observe the environment outside the spacecraft. Under the broad umbrella of this concept are scores of devices ranging from a simple alignment of magnets to devices that pull at the fabric of space itself.
axlerowes
January 5, 2015
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Ideas: 0
Votes: 2 / 3.750000
Telephoto Sensor Arrays and Whisker Drones: A 100 Word Piece of Sci-Fi Minutia    Items  (SpaceShips)   (Non-Magical)

The term Sensors refers to a broad range of devices on a space ship that are used to observe the environment outside the spacecraft. But sometimes what you really need to do is stick your head out the window and have a look. In deep space it is better if you ask your drone to do it for you.

axlerowes
January 5, 2015
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Ideas: 0
Votes: 3 / 4.333333
Passive Matter Sampler Arrays: A 100 piece of Sci-fi Minutia    Items  (SpaceShips)   (Non-Magical)

The term Sensors refers to a broad range of devices on a space ship that are used to observe the environment outside the spacecraft. Under the broad umbrella of this concept are scores of devices ranging from a simple alignment of magnets to devices that pull at the fabric of space itself

axlerowes
January 5, 2015
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Comments: 5
Ideas: 0
Votes: 2 / 3.500000
Passive Tachyon Sensors: A 100 Piece of Sci-Fi Minutia    Items  (SpaceShips)   (Combat)

The term Sensors refers to a broad range of devices on a space ship that are used to observe the environment outside the spacecraft. Under the broad umbrella of this concept are scores of devices ranging from a simple alignment of magnets to devices that pull at the fabric of space itself.

axlerowes
January 5, 2015
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Passive Electromagnetic Sensor Arrays: A 100 word Piece of Sci-Fi Minutia    Items  (SpaceShips)   (Non-Magical)

The term Sensors refers to a broad range of devices on a space ship that are used to observe the environment outside the spacecraft. Under the broad umbrella of this concept are scores of devices ranging from a simple alignment of magnets to devices that pull at the fabric of space itself.

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       By: Raptyr

Nine times out of ten, it’s the undead that do the running.

Not strictly animal or vegetable, the Corpse bud is a peculiar individual that shares characteristics from multiple kingdoms and species. In appearance, all corpse buds bear a shape of a large rounded top bud divided into four lateral segments, and a much longer, narrower bottom bud, also divided into four segments. Between the two halves are a set of four radial limbs, rounded on top and flat on the bottom, covered with tiny serrated hooks facing towards the body. In overall size, it’s limbs reach as wide as a spread hand, with the body being as thick as a fist. It is as long as a human hand from top to bottom.

Internally, the top bud of the corpse bud contains a bacteria filled membrane that produces the hydrogen that the corpse bud uses to stay aloft, and a series of fungal gills for the dispersal of spores for reproduction. The lower half of the bud contains a number of fine filaments, as well as a sharp barbed stinger containing a powerful local anaesthesia.

The Corpse Bud mobilizes by inflating its top bud, and steers by rotating its arms rapidly about its body. The corpse bud ordinarily drifts with the wind, orienting towards the scent of recent decay and death. It preys on the recently dead, burrowing the lower bud into the victim, using the anaesthesia in case the victim is dying, and not truly deceased. Once embedded, it releases its filaments into the body, replacing the current nervous system. This gives it full animation of the body, and allows the corpse bud to direct it.

Corpse buds are not a malevolent species, being primarily concerned with breaking down the host body for food, and infecting the reproductive cycle with spores in order to mate with other corpse-bud bodies. To preserve the corpse for this purpose, Corpse buds will seek out dry locations to prevent bacteria from destroying the corpses. This often causes a large number of corpse buds to gather in a single location.

In culture, Corpse buds are used to repair broken spines or degenerative diseases, as the sentient mind will easily overcome the mind of the non-sentient corpse bud. Once infected by a corpse bud, however, removal is usually fatal, and the infected individual cannot reproduce, or risk infecting another. Thus, it is a technique often reserved for the elderly, or a last resort.

Necromancers and other dark sorcerers will often preserve the corpses of their victims magically, and infect them with corpse buds, creating traditional undead as well, so as to seed their lairs with undead both offensive and non, in order to throw their enemies off balance. They will also enslave the rudimentary minds of the corpse buds, and transform the docile things into a plague. There have also been accounts of magically transformed corpse buds with stronger minds and a taste for living flesh, but thus far all accounts are unproven rumors.

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