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Strolen
February 28, 2011
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30 Street Crimes and Cons    Society/ Organizations  (Criminal/Espionage)   (World Wide)

Entering a new city there are street urchins, hustlers, con men, kidnappers, thieves and burglars looking to make their day’s prophet.  The victim, in many cases the PC, is known as the mark and is the target of whatever kind of hustle they have planned. These hustlers are always on the lookout for easy pickings.

Strolen
February 28, 2011
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30 Street Crimes and Cons    Society/ Organizations  (Criminal/Espionage)   (World Wide)

Entering a new city there are street urchins, hustlers, con men, kidnappers, thieves and burglars looking to make their day’s prophet.  The victim, in many cases the PC, is known as the mark and is the target of whatever kind of hustle they have planned. These hustlers are always on the lookout for easy pickings.

Cheka Man
February 27, 2011
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30 Items From Fallen Empires    Items  (Equipment Listing)   (Magical)

Thirty items from the distant past, some are still used today in different forms, others were one of a kind and have long since been lost or sequestered within dusty old tombs, awaiting looters to bring them back to the world once more.

Cheka Man
February 16, 2011
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Votes: 7 / 3.357143
30 Vampires    Lifeforms  (Intelligent Species)   (Any)

30 various vampiric varieties

Silveressa
January 15, 2011
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30 Starship Air & Maintenance Duct Problems    Articles  (Resource)   (Gaming - In General)

Cramped crawl spaces, virtually all starships have them, and usually most players ignore them. Unless a nasty alien gets loose inside the ship, even many Gms don't give them a second thought..

Here are 30 other issues that could require some crawl space access and provide an interesting sub plot.

Silveressa
January 11, 2011
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30 Bardic Tales    Items  (Art and Music)   (Non-Magical)

A collection of 30 bardic tales you may hear sung in the local tavern or empresses' court, complete with bardic verse excerpts from all 30 tales themselves.

Many of these tales can also be used as quick plug in adventures for Gm's looking for a side quest. (And let the players exploits be turned into the song by a near by bard perhaps?)

Cheka Man
November 23, 2010
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30+ Dwarven Gifts    Items  (Other)   (Heroic)

The Dwarves are often thought to be a greedy and miserly race, but there are times when they will give rewards to those who have genuinely earned them.

 

(OOC-I added the names of all those who did submissions but only mine has shown up, for some reason. The others are the following; axlerowes, Echomirage, Ancient Gamer ,Dossta , Pariah.)

Mourngrymn
November 22, 2010
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30 Prophecies    Articles  (Resource)   (Game Mastering)

"Prophecy today is hardly the romantic business that it used to be. The old tools of the trade, like the sword, the hair shirt, and the long fast in the wilderness, have given way to more contemporary, mundane instruments of doom --the book, the picket and the petition, the sit-in at City Hall."

- Jane Kramer

EchoMirage
October 24, 2010
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30 Tieflings and the Gifts they bestow    NPCs  (Extras)   (Criminal/Espionage)

For your pleasure and entertainment, here we present, thirty fiendlings seasoned with a whiff of brimstone, teasingly clad in shadow, accompanied by tunes played on pipes of angel-bone; likewise do we tell of the gifts they might bestow upon one in their favor.

So get them before Hell freezes over!

Pieh
October 6, 2010
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Votes: 9 / 4.277778
30 Orcish Gifts (For Services Rendered)    Articles  (Resource)   (Gaming - In General)

30 Orcish Ornamentations of Outlandish Awesomeness and Some Ordinarily Uninteresting Objects Overcome with Ogreish Opulence!

Murometz
October 5, 2010
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30 Halfling Gifts (For Services Rendered)    Articles  (Resource)   (Gaming - In General)

Save/Help the Halflings! They offer rewards. Material and otherwise.

Ted
October 3, 2010
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30 Bad Things    Articles  (Humor/ Editorial)   (Game Mastering)

Be it a cursed artifact, an angry god, a spell gone wrong, or bad luck, these are just a taste of the strange things that might befall a character.

Dossta
September 29, 2010
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30 Campaign Starters    Plots  (Coincidence)   (Encounter)

Due to the nature of tabletop RPGs, a campaign will often start with a random group of strangers.  Here are some ways to get them adventuring together, without resorting to the old Tavern trope.

Cheka Man
September 7, 2010
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Votes: 6 / 4.083333
30 Spirit Lanterns    Items  (Wand/Staff/ Arcane)   (Magical)

When dealing with ghosts and the Undead in general, the right Spirit Lantern might make all the difference between a successful encounter and ending injured or even worse, dead or possessed. Here are a few of the most useful...

Cheka Man
May 13, 2010
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30 Army Officers    NPCs  (Extras)   (Combative)

The brave, the hateful, the good and the  nasty-30 officers, for those who like to game in a military style.

Scrasamax
May 3, 2010
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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

Nafar
April 26, 2010
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30 devious traps    Dungeons  (Any)   (Traps)

 

The tripwire activated a trap of such ferocity that even the bravest man among us quavered.

Cheka Man
April 25, 2010
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30 Limitations on Magic    Systems  (Mystical)   (Defining)

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

Cheka Man
March 4, 2010
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30 Bad Effects from touching Evil Artifacts    Items  (Other)   (Cursed)

"No, don't touch...that. Too late."

Cheka Man
November 17, 2009
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30 Queens    NPCs  (Major)   (Political)

30 Royal and Regal Queens to rule them all.

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