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Agar
July 7, 2016
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Ideas: 1
Votes: 4 / 4.250000
Backaroo    Items  (Transports)   (Magical)

A unusual choice of wizard in place of a familiar is to chose to bond with an object instead. A more unusual choice is an animated object. When that animated object is a backpack that thinks it's a kangaroo, well, that's just weird.

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

Shout box spawn

Scrasamax
January 24, 2016
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Comments: 5
Ideas: 0
Votes: 5 / 3.400000
Wings of Wondrous Power    Lifeforms  (Constructed)   (Any)

Are your players running roughshod over your monsters and ransacking your dungeons? Are they disrespecting you as a Dungeon Keeper?

DungeonCo here to help, with the handy dandy Wings of Wondrous Power

Scrasamax
January 24, 2016
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Comments: 3
Ideas: 0
Votes: 3 / 3.500000
Horn of Magic Power    Lifeforms  (Constructed)   (Any)

Are your players running roughshod over your monsters and ransacking your dungeons? Are they disrespecting you as a Dungeon Keeper?

DungeonCo here to help, with the handy dandy Horn of Magic Power

Scrasamax
December 31, 2015
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Comments: 0
Ideas: 0
No votes
Baxter Unit 01    NPCs  (Scenario Based)   (Combative)

A corporate Alpha Strike team

Cheka Man
December 8, 2015
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Comments: 9
Ideas: 0
Votes: 8 / 3.312500
7 Rings    Items  (Jewelry)   (Magical)

Seven more magical rings, each with a very different enchantment on it.

axlerowes
January 19, 2015
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Comments: 14
Ideas: 2
Votes: 6 / 3.166667
Armor Restrictions Apply....Of Course    Articles  (Fiction)   (Game Mastering)

"Let the Wookie Win"

custos
June 18, 2014
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Comments: 3
Ideas: 0
Votes: 3 / 3.833333
Tools of madness    Items  (Other)   (Magical)

Created by the god of madness, one must be at least a little insane to be able to use them. These tools cause much confusion to those that see them in action and are guaranteed to cause misunderstandings.

axlerowes
March 3, 2014
Hits: 738
Comments: 12
Ideas: 0
Votes: 6 / 4.166667
My Last Crop of Humans    NPCs  (Mythic/ Historical)   (Domestic/ Craft)

The confessions of an unlucky A.I.

Dragonlordmax
February 10, 2014
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Comments: 12
Ideas: 0
Votes: 7 / 4.000000
The Town of Inexplicable Babies    Locations  (City)   (Any)

"Get me the sugar!" called Jack's wife. His heart skipped a beat as he stood before the cabinet. Holding his breath, he slowly opened it.... Dangit! A baby!

young0ne2
January 16, 2014
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Comments: 10
Ideas: 0
Votes: 5 / 3.400000
Standard Issue Escape Goat    Items  (Other)   (Combat)

When your in trouble and need a quick escape, S.I.E.G. IT !!

Shadoweagle
November 7, 2013
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Comments: 4
Ideas: 0
Votes: 3 / 3.500000
CatBee    Lifeforms  (Fauna)   (Any)

"That's old lady Serisia's house... We don't go in there anymore." the children looked forlornly through the iron fence to their lost ball, deep within the overgrown gardens of the massive front yard.
From deep in the foliage, a menacing 'Yowl' sounded, followed by an eerie droning.

This sub is a little bit silly.

Scrasamax
October 25, 2013
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Comments: 7
Ideas: 0
Votes: 6 / 3.750000
Sparrow Oak    Lifeforms  (Fauna)   (Forest/ Jungle)

Keep your helmet on, there are sparrow oaks in this forest.

Scrasamax
October 25, 2013
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Comments: 9
Ideas: 1
Votes: 7 / 3.785714
Ratwood Tree    Lifeforms  (Fauna)   (Forest/ Jungle)

The hardest part about dealing with a ratwood tree is by the time you find it, there are dozens more you haven't found yet.

Scrasamax
August 4, 2013
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Comments: 1
Ideas: 0
No votes
30 Things that are Awesome    Articles  (Humor/ Editorial)   (Gaming - In General)

Just what it says on the tin.

valadaar
May 10, 2013
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Comments: 22
Ideas: 1
Votes: 14 / 3.607143
Creeders Magic Dentures    Items  (Other)   (Magical)

Dentures, magic dentures.

Kassy
March 8, 2013
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Comments: 6
Ideas: 0
Votes: 2 / 3.000000
Candy-Soul Grenade    Items  (Ranged Weapons)   (Cursed)

A tiny marble cherry with an amber heart inlaid. One of the Lolliful Avenger's most devastatingly effective weapons.

Scrasamax
October 9, 2012
Hits: 1034
Comments: 7
Ideas: 1
Votes: 4 / 4.000000
Headlines from the Cosmic Era    Articles  (Humor/ Editorial)   (Gaming - Genre)

All the news thats fit to upstream

Dossta
October 4, 2012
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Comments: 11
Ideas: 0
Votes: 8 / 4.375000
Potion of Euphemisms    Items  (Potion)   (Magical)

'Cmon and drink up.  This potion will really help us understand each other, if you know what I mean.

axlerowes
September 25, 2012
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Comments: 7
Ideas: 0
Votes: 5 / 3.300000
Thirty Punchlines to Dwarven Dirty Jokes    Society/ Organizations  (Knowledge/Lore)   (Regional)

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Corpse Herders

       By: Murometz

The Jiangsi was the name of an undead being in Chinese folklore and mythology. Usually translated as zombie or vampire for Western palates, the Jiangsi was really neither. They appeared as simply risen, fresh corpses. They moved (peculiarly!) by hopping rather than walking, and sought out the living to suck the Qilife force from their victims.

Perhaps significantly more interesting than the Jiangsi itself, was the lore surrounding them. "Zombie wranglers", or "Corpse Herders", usually Daoist priests, were men tasked with delivering these undead beings back to their respective home towns. Tradition in China placed great importance and emphasis on the return of the dead to their homes and families, and thus the corpse herders came to be. By using magick words and talismans they would animate the dead, and by placing specially inscribed parchments of paper over the Jiangsi heads and faces, the corpse herders would be able to control the hopping corpses. Then like pied pipers, they would lead processions of subdued undead, across many miles, rhythmically chanting and ringing tiny bells.

Special inns were built across China to house these undead caravans, as the zombies could only travel by evening and night, the sun anathema to them. Rows of doors opening to barely a closet-space, lined the walls of these special establishments. Behind these doors, the corpses would be stored upright while the corpse herders rested in rooms.

The Jiangsi under the control of a corpse herder were quite harmless, merely hopping after him, silently and without complaint, for weeks and months. If however, the magicked parchment would somehow be removed from their faces, the creatures would immediately seek living humans to kill. Their thirst for Qi was unquenchable.

The job of a corpse herder was an interesting one to say the least.

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