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What could halflings...
« on: October 04, 2010, 08:38:18 PM »
offer PCs for a reward if they rescue the halfling's friends from slavery?

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Re: What could halflings...
« Reply #1 on: October 04, 2010, 08:39:37 PM »
Pie! :up: As much as they want, anytime :P
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Re: What could halflings...
« Reply #2 on: October 04, 2010, 10:05:19 PM »
Rights to some Llama grazing land?

Look up the reward posts on the main Citadel. There are lots of different loot ideas in them.

http://strolen.com/viewing/Loot_and_Rewards

Maybe this is why we don't have many threads in the main citadel. Most of the stuff is going on in the main Citadel.

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Re: What could halflings...
« Reply #3 on: October 04, 2010, 11:22:49 PM »
Longbottom leaf
Lager
Hobbit Lasses
Bread rolls
Mushrooms
Random things they have picked up


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Re: What could halflings...
« Reply #4 on: October 04, 2010, 11:52:56 PM »
It depends on if your Halflings lean more towards Kender or Hobbits. Kender will pull a handful of random junk from their pockets, pick out the shiny bits, and hand them to you. While a Hobbit would likely have a feast in your honor, name it a holiday, and give you all the meat pies and pipe weed you can handle, then name several small Hobbit-babies after you.

To me, I would say food and lodging is a likely boon. Halflings tend to live simple lives. And if they do acquire wealth, then don't tend to flaunt it.

Also, as a note: Halflings would make horrible slaves. Their either lazy or flighty, and not very strong. You would only want them if you were worried about your underlings being taller than you.

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Re: What could halflings...
« Reply #5 on: October 04, 2010, 11:58:42 PM »
--One pound of their finest tobacco, a prized blend of sun-dried, hill-grown, ochre-colored leaves, infused with the aroma of truffles.

 --A magical suit of Halfling chainmail. Only a handful number of these suits are made by the Halfling smiths each year. Fine mesh links, combining the sturdiness of dwarven mail, with an elven aesthetic. The human-sized version of the chainmail suit they offer the PCs is an even rarer version of this armor.

The armor itself does not offer any magical defense or abilities in combat. The armor’s magic lies in the fact that to the wearer or owner, donned or doffed, the armor weighs 1/8th what it normally would. A great boon for armor wearing big people!

--A magical lily flower, that never wilts, even if untouched by the sun’s rays, and never watered. In fact it doesn’t even need soil to thrive. At all times, unless burned or frozen, this lovely flower will remain in a perpetual state of perfect bloom.

--A rucksack, moldy and moth-eaten in appearance. When any inanimate, non-magical object, pumpkin-sized or smaller and weighing twenty pounds or less is placed inside the sack, the sack magically transforms into a cloak to fit the wearer perfectly. The item will take on the shape of a plain, iron clasp. Any number of small objects can be placed inside, but no more than twenty pounds. Each additional object after the first, will transform into a decorative plain, iron stud, along the cloak’s edge. The powerful illusion lasts until the cloak is removed, at which time it will revert back into a moldy sack holding whatever objects were originally placed inside its confines.

--And because Halflings love to travel, and find ways to make travel faster and easier, they have a set of Talon Trails they give the PCs as well.

--A old drinking cup of halfling chieftains. Carved from the now-shined skull of a particularly cantankerous gnollish war-leader of yore. If anyone gets drunk, drinking from this bone-cup, they will become able to perfectly understand and communicate in the language of gnolls. This only works if the drinker is considerably inebriated, and only if the alcohol in question was drunk from the cup. While the fluency in the gnollish tongue achieved by the drinker is supreme, a state of drunkeness yet persists, while one is so enlightened. 
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Re: What could halflings...
« Reply #6 on: October 05, 2010, 12:28:02 AM »
Lets do a 30 in honor of Cheka's question! 30 Halfling Rewards (For Services Rendered). Who's with me?!!?
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Re: What could halflings...
« Reply #7 on: October 05, 2010, 02:58:51 AM »
Kudos to Murometz for that most excellent suggestion, and kudos to Cheka Man for bringing it up!

I am in on the 30! I promise to create at least ONE reward! ;)
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Re: What could halflings...
« Reply #8 on: October 05, 2010, 06:24:41 AM »
Count me in on the 30!

Ring of Halfling Sight:
An unadorned silver ring, when you put it on you feel as if you have shrunk a few feat. Despite your protests that you are now the size of a Hobbit, your allies assure you that you remain at your normal height. This ring gives you a Halfling's perspective of the world, which you are now seeing from the height of your navel.

Never-Ending Loaf of Bread:
A Halfling gag gift. It is a two-foot-long loaf of crisp-crusted bread, with a soft and lightly buttery center. However, the ends of the loaf have been removed. Said to be able to feed a full-grown warrior for an entire day, they typically neglect to mention that they mean a Halfling Warrior.

Ale of Ye-Be-Ginger:
A magical brew, a light and bubbly tonic. It is quite delicious, and the Halflings will urge you to drink your fill. After a few mugs or so, you will start to notice your scalp is itchy, and you may not notice that your hair has turned a complete reddish-orange and you have begun to sprout freckles.

Belt of Infinite Girth:
Halflings don't like having to loosen their belts in the middle of a meal, so some genius created this magical pant-holder-upper. This small leather belt expands to fit the wearer and will remain ever-snug, and continue to hold your pants up, regardless of how much weight you gain or lose.

Portable Burrow:
A three-foot-wide wooden door, painted a garish baby blue and light green. There is a brass knocker and a single metal hinge. When the hinge is screwed or nailed in place, the door will always open to an extra-dimensional space. The space is big enough fit ten full-grown humans side-by-side, but not even one height-wise.
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Re: What could halflings...
« Reply #9 on: October 05, 2010, 09:10:55 AM »
A song
The halfling bards are called upon to forge a song in the PCs honour. Many halflings are very fond of music and poetry. This race of "small folk" is known for writing poetry and composing songs through which they maintain a rich oral tradition. Grand tales of mythological adventure, pieces of ancient halfling history, and lore are all written about and sung and read, though the truths and myths have since been forgotten and none know what tales are based on actual occurrences and which merely sprung out of fantasy. The only thing is that the bards are enjoying a large barrel of ale while composing the song. The song grows more exaggerated as the halfling bards empty the barrel. The result is a song that starts out modest and ends in the PCs not only rescuing halflings from slavery, but saving the entire world as well.

Part of the family
Family and ancestry has always been an important part of halfling culture, and most halflings find the topic of genetics and ancestry absolutely fascinating, and something they are indeed quite proud of. They enjoy, especially, telling others of their family history, putting the links of genetics and marriage together to date their bloodline back to the first halfling to ever come up with pipeweed. It is therefore a great honour when the Halfling Elders declare that the PCs will officially be entered into the family tree.

Storytelling
Old Tom Barumbar, most ancient of halflings is going to tell the story of The Beginning. It is indeed rare that outsiders, not to mention bigfolk are allowed to hear this story. Only the eldest tells this tale. And with the death of the eldest it passed on to the next. Old Tom Barumbars face is wizened and weary, he is a very old halfling indeed; his forehead is deeply wrinkled and he has large bags under his eyes. He is bald and has white, excessively long eyebrows that reach down to his cheeks. A thin, white mustache also hangs down past his chin on either side of his mouth. But his eyes glow with deep knowlegde and warmth.

"Where the Halflings Came From. Long, long ago, when the world was still young there were no halflings at all. (Amazed cries from the audience.) There were only the big folk, the pointed-eared, the snouted ones and a small folk as well. And this story goes about this small folk..."
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Re: What could halflings...
« Reply #10 on: October 05, 2010, 09:13:25 AM »
This was a splendid idea Muro, I love community efforts! I think we may have fourteen already. Sixteen to go :up:
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Re: What could halflings...
« Reply #11 on: October 05, 2010, 09:51:10 AM »
Voila!

http://strolen.com/viewing/6155

Add entries at will! Everyone in this thread has been added as co-authors.

We have 17. Added Strolen's Llama Grazing Rights ( :lol:) and 2 more, GUM! and a magic set of Bolas. 13 to go.
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Re: What could halflings...
« Reply #12 on: October 05, 2010, 12:02:56 PM »
Only 7 slots left. Get on board while the gettin' is good!
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