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MysticMoon
November 1, 2014
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The Headless Motorcycle Man    NPCs  (Scenario Based)   (Travelers)

Roaming the back roads, ever searching for his lost head. Beware the Headless Motorcycle Man.

Scrasamax
February 26, 2014
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Votes: 4 / 4.750000
Dr Agamemnon Spengler    NPCs  (Scenario Based)   (Technical)

A tall lanky man with a distracted air, well versed in arcanotechnology, parapsychology, and a collector of molds, spores, and fungus.

MysticMoon
December 7, 2012
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The Redheaded Corpse    Plots  (Event)   (Single-Storyline)

A bloated corpse shows up downriver from a Taoist monastery. Brought to you by the words bloat, corpse, redhead, Tao, monastery, murder, underwater treasure, chains, Wuxia, and romance.

caesar193
November 20, 2012
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Ghost Ship    Dungeons  (Water)   (Rooms/ Halls)

"She sails up'n'down the Tristis River. All them river folk see her an' give her a wide berth. Superstitious lot, them river folk. 'Course, we adventurers kill of monstrous superstitions of the rich type on a daily basis! Who're we ta judge? So's anyways, she is said to only appear when the moon is full and the werewolves howl. And though she's ne'er violent, you can always 'ear a moanin' sound. I got no idea what's aboard that ship, but whate'er it is, I want nothin' to do with it."

-Old Gerald, man in the pub

CaptainPenguin
December 30, 2008
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Dolmens Of Swaiar    Locations  (Ruins)   (Any)

The empty shrines of a god so old, all but his name is forgotten.

Silveressa
May 16, 2008
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Another ghost in the graveyard?!    Plots  (Discovery)   (Side-Quest)

A strange group of ghosts plague the grave yard, only seen under the light of the full moon and known to drive most men mad that hear their gibbering speech.

(A simple plug in side-quest with a twist, that is left a little generalized to fit in with any fantasy campaign with minimal prep work by a gm.)

Siren no Orakio
February 4, 2008
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The Frozen Woman of the City    NPCs  (Minor)   (Mystical)

Frozen to death by a penny pinching, cruel landlord, the Frozen Woman has found her vengeance against her killer, and now seeks to destroy those who might do unto others what was done unto her.

CaptainPenguin
March 4, 2005
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Return To Me    Plots  (Duty)   (Single-Storyline)

“Return to me,” she said, and as he died, he said: “I shall return”.
And though the years flew like sparrows from disturbed nest, he did return, year after year…

CaptainPenguin
July 22, 2003
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First and Night-Crowned Wolf    NPCs  (Minor)   (Political)

In the insanely complicated politics of the Underworld, the Ghostlords are the highest beings below the Death Gods. But First and Night-Crowned Wolf, Ghostlord of Blood and Fury, seeks to make himself the one and only Ghostlord, and grind the Underworld beneath his iron heel.

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       By: tinypoisonousfish

Bag on a Stick

Very simple gag but a great one, since it can be used multiple times over, even in the same adventure. Great for tribal natives gone restless and humanoids, but anyone can have set this up. Just what the header says, a simple bag over a stick stuck in the ground or floor.

As GM you can place the bag on a stick anywhere, in a floor crack the heroes have passed before, outdoors in a clearing or path, or at the edge of the PCs' encampment the following morning, what have you. Place anything on the stick - a coiled yellow viper angered by the bag removal, mini crossbow w/poison, transdermal hallucinatory drug dusted on the bag, yellow mold colony, an NPC ally's head, a weapon, scroll tube or satchel, what have you.

The idea is to build tension and/or stall for time/distract the party. Provided it's used properly, you'll be amazed at how paranoid players will get from this simple gag.

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