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July 15, 2012
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11/30 Things to make Players Sweat    Plots  (Coincidence)   (Encounter)

Inspired by Cheka's 30 things to run away from.

August 24, 2009
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The Buried Giant    Locations  (Other)   (Forest/ Jungle)

The villagers are having a fit, they've found something in the woods!

January 21, 2009
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The Tome of Encomiastic Psilomantic Mirabilium    Articles  (Humor/ Editorial)   (Gaming - Genre)

The greatest book ever written! HA-HA!

September 15, 2007
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Encounters in Outer Space    Plots  (Travel)   (Encounter)

- "Course heading, Captain?"
- "Second star to the right and straight on ‘til morning."

June 7, 2007
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A Tall Ship...    Plots  (Travel)   (Encounter)

...and a star to steer her by.

In the vein of the other Random Encounter threads, now comes the thread for Oceanic encounters

March 11, 2007
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There, upon the mountainside...    Plots  (Travel)   (Encounter)

The mountains are often a desolate place, but not without dangers, or opportunities.

December 5, 2006
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Small Town Festivals    Plots  (Event)   (Encounter)

Pumpkintown, The Strawberry Festival, Fall Days - small town festivals are as varied as the small towns that host them, and just as colorful.

December 4, 2006
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The city has a thousand stories    Plots  (Event)   (Encounter)

The city has a thousand stories - and here are a few of them..

September 11, 2006
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I Will Sail My Vessel...    Plots  (Travel)   (Encounter)

I will sail my vessel, until I happen upon…

September 8, 2006
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Walking Through the Forest When...    Plots  (Travel)   (Encounter)

You’re walking through the forest when you encounter…

August 30, 2006
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Where the Road May Take You    Plots  (Travel)   (Encounter)

How many roads must a man walk?

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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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