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Fields of Challenge / Re: Freetext Friday
« Last post by Dragonlordmax on February 10, 2017, 08:49:35 PM »
And another entry! Excellent work!

Coming up is bishop. Ranking priests can be interesting people - their power may be very different from secular power, but there nonetheless. Or, perhaps in a fantasy or futuristic world, something different entirely. In the Middle Ages, some bishops were great warriors. How about mech pilots in the future or powerful sorcerers in other worlds?
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I follow Johnn's gaming eZine and most of the time it's no big deal since I rarely if ever have time/group to game with anymore. There are quite a few things that have tickled my muse and made me want to write something for it, even if it never panned out.

Challenge 1: The Genial Monster

Write an NPC from a traditional monster race, and that NPC is a non-combatant. Johnn's example is a group of murder-hobos who befriended a gelatinous cube. The monster needs to be a monster, and not a friendly humanoid or demi-human, so orcs, ogres, trolls, etc, are right out. Crack open the Monstrous Manual and actually find something weird or ridiculous, like a grick, grell, mimic, cloaker, etc.

Challenge 2: Skill Items

The item adds to a specific skill, such as boots for stealth or tracking, a hat for spot checks, and a saddle for riding skill. The obvious stuff is too easy, and things that add to murder power or armor class should be avoided. For more interesting items, the item in question is known, so no one is surprised when the guy with the hat embroidered with the third eye finds things. Why you wearing a thief hat? I like it man, suits my face. Yeah, a thief face

Challenge 3: New Location template

A. Method of Defense
B. Style of Governance
C. Local Economy (what does the location do)
D. Local Legend/Interesting Hook
D2 - add name of nearby point of interest related to hook, rumor, or gossip
E. Resident (who lives there)
E2 - sample resident
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Links / Re: Valadaars Link of The day
« Last post by valadaar on February 10, 2017, 03:28:01 PM »
Today is a twofer!

http://www.reuters.com/news/picture/eagle-vs-drone?articleId=USRTX30HMJ

French Anti-Drone Eagles.  Love it.

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Site Help / Re: Freetext help
« Last post by Aramax on February 10, 2017, 09:36:43 AM »
Thanx Val!
Prob gonna want a region for "Stolen World" once I build up more material, as that is going to be my primary focus, I'll be in touch when I think there is enuf!
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Site Help / Re: Freetext help
« Last post by valadaar on February 10, 2017, 09:31:45 AM »
you should be able to just add them when creating/updating your subs.

If you want Regions, then we can do this too, but there should be a good volume of subs first.

eg. https://strolen.com/regions/World_of_Neyathis
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Site Help / Freetext help
« Last post by Aramax on February 10, 2017, 09:16:46 AM »
I just made 10th Level
Can I create Freetexts and if so how?
If I cant do it Id like the following freetexts so I can group my subs
Stolen World
Sundered Worlds
Mysantia
Thanx?
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Muro siad in his comment on sub
"Loved every word of it. This is pretty special, Scras."
5s from Me,, long speak and Muro
give this the attention it deserves
Thanx for listening Muro!
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Fields of Challenge / I wanted to bring attention to a brilliant piece of Scras!!!!!
« Last post by Aramax on February 08, 2017, 05:54:05 AM »
https://strolen.com/viewing/Intersectionality_and_Protoculture
It is a mind blowing piece of speculative sociology. It is  a difficult read and I needed to read it twice to fully grasp what he was saying .So worth the difficult read. Don't let this languish, it just might blow your mind too.
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Sagely Advice / Re: The Royal Voting Exchange of Strolen's Citadel!!
« Last post by Moonlake on February 07, 2017, 06:18:53 PM »
I had my eye on it and eye-scanned it actually but then decided to leave it for another day. I don't really have a longish one that I want looked at now though. All of them have pretty much got at least 3 votes and the ones that haven't I'm okay with the response I got.
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