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axlerowes
February 5, 2015
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Slang and Jargon Beneath the Waves: The Big Under    Systems  (Societal/ Cultural)   (Specific)

“Top, my name is Brock Figglewater, I knew your aunt. I tap a piece of pillow that belonged to your aunt, and I jump belongs to you now. You see, I just bought this Stimech, and I jump it was stolen by a bruce named Horace. Horace was a pream tattle of mine. Three weeks ago, I let Horace take out my pream stimech to go bounce along the billibong looking for bubblely-bobs to bring to the spitter’s patch. Horace says he ran into some boom sauce and had to hop out of the stimech in just a tater sack. I cannot jump that Hoarace bounced 5 kims across the pillow in a tater sack. I have tapped spitter dops on the Big Under pillow for years, I ain’t no trainer. I ain’t rigged to swallow dry sand, and I washed Hoarace. But I need my stimech back, and I ain’t got the press to go all over the Big Under boiling Hoarce’s peals of truth. I need your help.”

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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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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Akasha    Lifeforms  (Constructed)   (Any)

Clockwork angels. Servants of the Mechanogod Whrrrm.

Chaosmark
February 4, 2012
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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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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 19, 2011
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Casey Scott Rogers    NPCs  (Character Sheet)   (Natural)

An unfortunate man and his canine companion

Scrasamax
October 11, 2011
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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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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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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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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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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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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 7, 2008
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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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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.

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       By: Strolen

In nature, for instance, a rhino has flies and ticks etc, that live on the hide and live off the blood. Rhino will visit and lie in ponds where turtles will clean the underwater portion of the ticks and a species of bird will clean the the top of ticks and other parasites. What if where the characters camp there were a species of animals that lived off wounds of the creatures. PCs camp. Anybody with wounds on there body are soon covered with small rodent - insect - shadows - whatever. Would immediately see it as a threat I would imagine. But perhaps one of the wounded didn't wake up when it happened, and when they did finally wake they were completely healed. Perhaps somebody was warned of something attacking them but they were able to notice that the wound was actually getting smaller instead of larger. Or maybe they successfully beat the creatures off them and don't notice an improvement, marking this place never to rest at ever again....later learn that villagers send their wounded there but they keep it a guarded secret because they don't want all the attention or traffic and what comes with such a special gift. Could turn into something more too if characters decide to start blabbing about it.

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