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Scrasamax
April 8, 2017
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Food Dispensary    Locations  (Establishment)   (Any)

Part factory, part grocery store, part fast food joint

Scrasamax
July 5, 2016
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Comments: 5
Ideas: 0
Votes: 3 / 4.666667
Cohaagen Apparatus    Items  (Computers)   (Villanous)

The Cohaagen Apparatus is an illegal piece of technology used for memory manipulation.

Scrasamax
April 26, 2016
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Comments: 6
Ideas: 0
Votes: 3 / 4.000000
Genome Computer    Items  (Computers)   (Villanous)

A curious piece of technology that is both disturbingly retro-horror and cutting edge arcanotech, the head in a jar.

Silveressa
February 6, 2015
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Comments: 9
Ideas: 0
Votes: 7 / 4.500000
Infestation    Articles  (Fiction)   (Gaming - In General)

There are places, you have to understand, where the dimensions-I'm not talking about that parallel dimension metaphysical stuff, I mean dimensions like length and breadth and time-where they curl into themselves, and begin to fester. Where foul things evolve and spread...

Scrasamax
November 11, 2014
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Comments: 2
Ideas: 0
Votes: 1 / 4.500000
The Totem of Nahual    Items  (Wand/Staff/ Arcane)   (Cursed)

The Totem of Nehual is something of a Maltese Falcon. Many have spent long periods of their life searching for it, spending vast sums of money, and in the end never finding it, or only finding it long enough to lose it.

Scrasamax
September 15, 2014
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Comments: 4
Ideas: 0
Votes: 3 / 4.500000
The Singing Children    Lifeforms  (Third Kingdom)   (City/ Ruin)

It's always the creepy little kids

Scrasamax
October 24, 2013
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Comments: 3
Ideas: 0
Votes: 3 / 4.500000
The Midwich Horror    Lifeforms  (Constructed)   (City/ Ruin)

Guilt is a powerful force

Scrasamax
July 2, 2013
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Comments: 5
Ideas: 0
Votes: 3 / 4.500000
Tulu    Lifeforms  (Intelligent Species)   (Space)

The Tulu are an evil and devious race, demonstrating the canny wickedness of Faustian devils and the perverse pleasures of hentai tentacle pornography.

Chaosmark
September 21, 2012
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Comments: 5
Ideas: 0
Votes: 3 / 2.833333
Generating Fear: Darkness    Articles  (At Table)   (Gaming - Genre)

The door to the building is open, but inside is nothing but darkness. The lights are out: What do you do?

Silveressa
July 4, 2012
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Comments: 12
Ideas: 0
Votes: 8 / 3.562500
Running a Zombie Apocalypse    Articles  (Campaign)   (Game Mastering)

A few quick and techniques any GM can use to make a zombie apocalypse campaign a success without becoming to stressful or repetitive for to run over the long term:

Silveressa
June 10, 2012
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Comments: 32
Ideas: 4
Votes: 17 / 4.852941
The Nexus    Locations  (City)   (Other)

"Living in a town that sits on a dimensional nexus can wear thin after a while. It's not so much the crawling shadows, bizarre weather, or late night visitors from places that never existed; but carrying on with your normal life and trying to act like nothing out of the ordinary is going on in your little corner of the world that gets to you."

A small rural town with surreal secrets, that happens to be situated on a dimensional crossroads, suitable for modern day supernatural/mystical/horror campaigns.

Chaosmark
March 7, 2012
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Comments: 6
Ideas: 0
Votes: 5 / 3.700000
Generating Fear: Disappearing Pursuit    Articles  (At Table)   (Gaming - Genre)

Bob and Alice are being chased by something/someone dangerous. They move into a new area, and the pursuit suddenly is nowhere to be found. What does the pursuer know that our heroes don't?

Silveressa
July 11, 2011
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Comments: 12
Ideas: 10
Votes: 6 / 4.750000
What Lies Beyond Death    Articles  (Fiction)   (Gaming - Genre)

The Diary of young girl who finds herself trapped in purgatory,  searching  salvation and trying to make sense of that which is deliberatly insane. (A prelude to the entry found in my Chasers submission.)

Ideally the creatures described within this (ongoing) sub will be detailed in turn as their own seperate submissions eventally painting a complete picture of purgatoy.

Silveressa
February 15, 2011
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Comments: 6
Ideas: 0
Votes: 5 / 4.100000
Premonitions    Articles  (Fiction)   (Gaming - Genre)

A horror short story that was inspired by of one of my Kult rpg characters background. Disturbing content, adult language, graphic descriptions, and horrifying situations are contained within, reader discretion is advised.

Michael Jotne Slayer
February 2, 2011
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Comments: 21
Ideas: 27
Votes: 14 / 5.000000
The Keep Beneath the Dusky Star    Dungeons  (Mountains)   (Rooms/ Halls)

From that silent place fear flows in unseen waves, like white fog. The shadows are many, and the wind breathes cold through the broken battlements and casements. Through it's frowning walls and dark window openings there's a lantern of the spirit which none see by but those who bear it.

Kassil
March 21, 2010
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Comments: 7
Ideas: 0
Votes: 6 / 3.583333
Miros, the Devouring World    Locations  (World)   (Space)

"Captain's log, date unknown. We have been exploring a region of dead space, wandering between the dull cinders of dying suns, looking for an explanation to what happened in this sector of space. Our charts show that this sector should be bursting with life - young stars and verdant worlds - but all we have seen is a stellar wasteland." -Log entry recovered from a derelict exploratory vessel on the fringe of the Miros Waste

Kassil
March 21, 2010
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Comments: 18
Ideas: 0
Votes: 11 / 4.045455
Grey Reaver    Lifeforms  (Constructed)   (Any)

"It was just after nightfall when it came; a horrible, rotten mass of bone and flesh, with a voice that was like a thousand screams braided together. I only survived because I ran - I ran and I've never stopped running, because I know it's after me. Me, and everyone else who was there when the city of Vesta was slaughtered." -Hans, Former Captain turned nomad

Siren no Orakio
March 21, 2010
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Comments: 11
Ideas: 0
Votes: 6 / 4.333333
Kayrun the Disintegrator    Lifeforms  (Unique)   (Space)

Silent and invisible, the only herald of the arrival of Kayrun the Disintegrator is the screams of his victims. 

Kassil
December 29, 2007
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Comments: 19
Ideas: 0
Votes: 12 / 4.791667
Nightfall    Items  (Ranged Weapons)   (Cursed)

Most weapons of legend are made in the days of legend; Nightfall is an exception, birthed in violence and vengeance.

valadaar
October 15, 2007
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Comments: 8
Ideas: 0
Votes: 7 / 4.571429
Mother Angelina    NPCs  (Minor)   (Mystical)

"Yes, there are some unusual patterns to these - her patients, but we have nothing to prove anything other than statistical anomalies."

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Wet Faeries

       By: Murometz

Sages and naturalists frown at the common name given to these strange creatures by the small folk, but sometimes the silliest nicknames for creatures, places and people persevere in the minds of many. “Purifiers”, “Pond Jellies”, “Breath-Stealers”, “Lung-Ticklers” and “River Butterflies” are much less commonly heard appellations for these life forms. Wet Faeries are basically (and simply) a species of fist-sized, fresh-water jellyfish. Several traits steer them toward the peculiar category however. Firstly, Wet Faeries are nearly invisible in the water, much like their marine cousins but even more so. One can swim in a river swarming with these critters and not even notice their presence. Secondly, they possess the unique ability to clean and purify whatever body of water they inhabit. They do this via some sort of biological filtration process, sucking in all toxins present in the water, and releasing it back in its purest form. Needless to say, they are both a blessing and a curse to whichever folk dwell beside the rivers and lakes Wet Faeries inhabit. On one hand, no purer water can be found anywhere than a Wet Faerie lake or pond, and yet, in “pure” water “life” tends in fact to die out, lacking the needed nutrients to prosper. Thirdly, their “sting” is (unfortunately) virulently poisonous to all mammalians. Wet Faeries are loathe to sting anyone or anything, using their barbed fronds as a last line of defense, but if stung, most swimmers will suffer respiratory arrest, and die within minutes, usually drowning before they can make it back to shore.

Alchemists, druids, and less savory characters have studied these creatures over the years, and have predictably found all the ways Wet Faeries could be exploited. Morbidly humorous, some bards find it, that the Poisoners and Assassins Guilds as well as the Healer’s Union, all prize these creatures. The assassins use the extracted venom in obvious fashion, while the priests and healers use the still-living jelly-fish to sterilize other poison potions and to cure those already poisoned on death’s door.

It is known that a certain Earl Von Trumble keeps his vast castle moat stocked with Wet Faeries, the waters so clear that every bone of every one of his past enemies can be clearly seen on the bottom, twenty two feet below.

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