Winter Freetext

Scrasamax
December 21, 2015
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Zherebetz Zimna    Lifeforms  (Fauna)   (Tundra/ Arctic)

Denizens of the frozen tundras and ghosts of the ice sheets, the zherebetz zimna are equally feared and sought after by the hyperborean races

Dossta
December 3, 2015
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The Heart of Winter    Locations  (Area)   (Tundra/ Arctic)

Perhaps you've heard of Winter's Gem, and of the tragic fate of the Lady Karina. And perhaps not. It is, after all, a tale unspeakably old. Yet the Earth does not forget, and those of us who guard it do not wither...

Nine thousand years she has slumbered, while Winter diminished. So obsessed was He in her care, that He allowed Summer to run unchecked. His power dwindled, and Summer grew. There is a great unbalance in the world, young ones. One that I fear will break the back of the Earth itself, if not addressed. Winter must return. It is the Way.

MysticMoon
September 14, 2013
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Winter's Gem    Items  (Jewelry)   (Sentient)

Bluest of sapphires; the ice-cold jewel. From its hoary breath flows the bitter winter winds. The Lady Karina sits there for all eternity, looking deep into the eyes of her lover.

Scrasamax
December 28, 2012
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Candenheim    Locations  (City)   (Tundra/ Arctic)

The hyperborean realm of the Eternal Flame

Siren no Orakio
January 10, 2009
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Snowborn of Nifelheim    Lifeforms  (Intelligent Species)   (Tundra/ Arctic)

Adapted to the coldest of inhabitable worlds, the stocky Snowborn are the Starkin’s frozen cousins, set to defend them from threats from outside, using their terrible world itself as a weapon.

Pieh
February 15, 2008
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Frosty's Silk Hat of Sentience    Items  (Clothes)   (Magical)

Frosty the Snowman. Is a fairytale they say. He was made of snow. But the children know. How he came to life one day…

There must have been some magic. In that old silk hat they found. For when they placed it on his head. He began to dance around…

Kassil
February 12, 2008
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Stormbringer's Pipes    Items  (Art and Music)   (Cursed)

A set of pale white panpipes, etched with images of the winter storms…

Kassil
February 12, 2008
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Iceman's Lantern    Items  (Home/ Personal)   (Magical)

A small silver lantern, at whose heart there burns a shard of ice.

Kassil
February 12, 2008
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Icevein Ring    Items  (Jewelry)   (Magical)

At first appearing to be glass, this ring of enchanted ice is a boon to those in wintery climes…

Siren no Orakio
February 9, 2008
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Glacier's Sigh    Lifeforms  (Flora)   (Tundra/ Arctic)

The delicate flower of the deepest Arctic, bearing the essence of ephemeral purity.

Kassil
February 9, 2008
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Soreen the Frostfell    NPCs  (Major)   (Mystical)

Once an outcast spirit of the cold, now the malevolent lord of a realm of winter unending…

Kassil
February 8, 2008
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The Glacier's Fist    Items  (Melee Weapons)   (Combat)

Carved to bring glory to the Patient One, the silent and frigid Abomination that holds dominion over the frozen wastes, the Glacier’s Fist is heralded as a deadly weapon, but the true purpose of it is a much more subtle thing.

Siren no Orakio
February 7, 2008
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Summer's Extinguisher    Lifeforms  (Constructed)   (Other)

Perhaps the most destructive of Kel’Regar weapons, Summer’s Extinguisher plunges the world it is deployed on into a deep and permanent winter.

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.

Siren no Orakio
January 28, 2008
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Winter's Tempest    Items  (Melee Weapons)   (Campaign Defining)

Forged of destruction, in the name of hatred, Winter’s Tempest is a cold echo of its parent blades, yet still it bears the destruction of the frozen elements.

MoonHunter
November 22, 2005
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Hey, Cool! An Ice Age.    Articles  (Setting Building)   (Game Mastering)

Do you ever give ice ages a thought?

MoonHunter
November 17, 2005
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Winter is a Character    Articles  (At Table)   (Game Mastering)

The weather is something that everyone always notices and talks about, but can’t do anything about.  It is an important part of everyone’s life, yet it seems to be ignored in games. And everything important in a game is best thought of as a character of some sort.

manfred
November 17, 2005
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Winter Adventures    Plots  (Nature)   (Encounter)

Winter time is a wonderous time for adventure.

manfred
June 26, 2002
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Snowflake    NPCs  (Mythic/ Historical)   (Travelers)

Snowflake is a white-scaled dragon that has gone slightly mad: not only does she like people (not for lunch,that is!), but she wants them to be happy and fine, even if it is not to their liking…

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