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axlerowes
April 16, 2014
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Elizabeth Sheybad and the Flirting Dress    Plots  (Crisis)   (Encounter)

I have just one question: How do I use this as a dungeon master.

Women expressed themselves by the clothes they wore~

MysticMoon
September 9, 2013
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Comments: 15
Ideas: 0
Votes: 12 / 4.541667
Refuge Beneath the Waves    Locations  (Regional)   (Water)

"They said it would bring us a new age of wonder, of exploration, of excitement. I don't think this is what they meant: us scurrying around like rats in our cities of steam and steel, far away from the land and the sun."

Chaosmark
April 6, 2013
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Ideas: 1
Votes: 6 / 4.250000
Akasha    Lifeforms  (Constructed)   (Any)

Clockwork angels. Servants of the Mechanogod Whrrrm.

Chaosmark
February 4, 2012
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Votes: 8 / 4.125000
30 Steampunk Books    Items  (Books and Scrolls)   (Non-Magical)

30 books to be found within a steampunk setting. Manuals, tomes, and blueprints galore!

Chaosmark
December 4, 2011
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Ideas: 0
Votes: 5 / 3.300000
Cogtorch    Items  (Tools)   (Non-Magical)

Fire is best kept in the boiler; it's much too dangerous to be using for something as simple as lumination.

Scrasamax
October 18, 2011
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Comments: 11
Ideas: 0
Votes: 3 / 4.000000
Casey Scott Rogers    NPCs  (Character Sheet)   (Natural)

An unfortunate man and his canine companion

Scrasamax
October 11, 2011
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Comments: 6
Ideas: 0
Votes: 5 / 3.900000
Sir Frederick Herman Welker    NPCs  (Character Sheet)   (Combative)

A favored son of the Prussian nobility, and a Knight Errant of the Restored Order of the Temple

Scrasamax
September 29, 2011
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Societies of the Chronicle of Tsuria    Society/ Organizations  (Political)   (Country/ State)

A gathering place for basic info on the societies, secret and otherwise used and referenced in the Chronicle of Tsuria

Scrasamax
September 29, 2011
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Votes: 3 / 3.666667
Dame Michell Indira Blake    NPCs  (Character Sheet)   (Mystical)

The eldest of six sisters and the heir apparent of the Argyle-Blakes, and an investigator for the Royal Theosophical Society

Chaosmark
May 29, 2010
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Votes: 3 / 3.833333
The University of Firdon    Locations  (City)   (Plains)

Once little more than a standard place of higher education, now the University of Firdon sits at the heart of the magidustrial revolution soon to sweep through Ryngard.

Kassil
November 4, 2009
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Orcs of Kuramen    Lifeforms  (Intelligent Species)   (Any)

Descended from humanity, the orcs of Kuramen are a far cry from the bloodthirsty savages of many other worlds.

Kassil
September 16, 2009
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Votes: 6 / 4.583333
Fireblood Elixir    Items  (Potion)   (Magical)

"See that one, with the burn scars and dark veins? Don't stick too close; he shoots fireblood before engagements. Keeps friends and foes alike at bay, it does."

Pieh
June 1, 2009
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Votes: 6 / 3.916667
Clock-Man    NPCs  (Extras)   (Domestic/ Craft)

"Attention, Flesh-beings! The time is now Sun-High-point-five, towards dark, 180 Units Past. Curfew in 30 Units. You are welcome."

Scrasamax
December 8, 2008
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Apocalypta and Eulegy    NPCs  (Major)   (Technical)

A vampire Blood Doll, her master, and the workshop they share

Scrasamax
December 8, 2008
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Flight of the Pegasus    Plots  (Crisis)   (Campaign)

A dangerous romp across the Soviet Union in a race to rescue the eccentric Dr. Pegasus before he can complete his secret design.

valadaar
December 8, 2008
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Arachniwerk    Lifeforms  (Constructed)   (City/ Ruin)

"...I’ll be damned if I go within a league of the Girders. Death is there on eight damn legs clicking and chugging away." Ex-salvager Tim McClanny

Silveressa
December 7, 2008
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Votes: 5 / 4.300000
Patrisha Swan    NPCs  (Campaign)   (Domestic/ Craft)

A ambitious cook who uses steam technology and a love for all things edible to make the world a tastier place.

Silveressa
December 6, 2008
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Comments: 8
Ideas: 0
Votes: 8 / 4.000000
The Monks of Purity and Simplicity    Society/ Organizations  (Religious)   (Regional)

A unique order of monks suitable for any steam punk setting.

CaptainPenguin
December 4, 2008
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Comments: 10
Ideas: 0
Votes: 8 / 4.812500
The True Lords    Lifeforms  (Intelligent Species)   (Desert)

Known as the Plateau of Dread, the desert where the civilization of the Thauns once shimmered is now a wasteland battled over by immortal tyrants.

EchoMirage
December 3, 2008
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The Denari Iron Legion    Lifeforms  (Constructed)   (City/ Ruin)

Steel is the herald of dawn. Steel is the slayer of tyrants. Steel is the bringer of liberty. Steel shall prevail.

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Order of the Moonbeard

       By: valadaar

Among the assortment of organized criminals who live in the great city, few command greater fear the Moonbeard Order.

They of course do not call themselves that, but have earned the moniker from their fashion of dying their large beards with lye to produce a distinctive crescent shape running from earlobe to earlobe. This is meant as a taunt for their enemies, for it clearly outlines their throats.

They also wear garb similar to the northern tribesman, carefully tooled leather and showing multiple, colourful glyphs.

They are feared due to the intense discipline that their group maintains, due to their origins as a warrior-sect.

They serve as paid thugs, enforcers and assassins within the city, with the client simply ordering a service from the organization, not hiring an individual. Apart from making the request and providing payment in full in advance, the order completes the assignment themselves.

Their order has many moles through the organizations of the city, and more than a couple of nobles. As such, no organized move has been made against them since their chief activity is directed against other members of the crime world. It is said that their services have been useful for those in power as well, further protecting them from persecution.

Their religion holds that their time in this world is vanishingly brief, and largely unimportant except as training for the Great Battle.

The order is very utilitarian with weapons choice - they simply use the tool needed for the occasion, though not without having trained extensively with it beforehand. Daggers, garrottes, swords, bows, battle axes, polearms, wagons, even siege engines have been used to carry out their contracts.

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