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       By: manfred

"Ladies and Gentlemen of Worth, please come closer and have a look... " In a little stand with numerous maps, the human Advantos sells land-rights with a shining smile and jovial talk at bargain prices. He sells even squatter rights (first to settle is the owner). About 20% of the lands do not exist or belong to someone else. About 30% do not have even that value, or have other problems attached- swampy, cursed, haunted, Old Indian/Pet Cemetery (tm)... Be assured you will not see this man in the same city twice.

Encounter  ( City/ Ruin ) | August 21, 2003 | View | UpVote 0xp

       By: manfred

A few musicians play their instruments and a beatiful maiden dances to the music. Wonderful to look upon, you surely will spend a few coppers, will you? In addition, two thieves move through the on-looking crowd. "Spare the coppers - loose the silvers!" your father used to say.

Encounter  ( City/ Ruin ) | August 21, 2003 | View | UpVote 1xp

       By: manfred

You find a patch of edible funghi. They taste well and all, no ill effects. UNLESS you consume some beverage, even 3 (three) days after eating it. Then you become really sick with pains, vomiting, all the fancy stuff. As a gift or good meal, it could be a cruel joke or to make sure the heroes spend their time focused on the mission. And the fine soup you had in the inn yesterday could have some in.
(Inspired through a real-world fungus. Was really used to cure alcoholism.)

Encounter  ( Any ) | August 21, 2003 | View | UpVote 0xp

       By: manfred

A friendly human hunter has a talk with you about what you are doing here, and how is the weather. He advises you to not disturb the animals, tend to any fire you set, etc. This is actually a werewolf checking his territory, and if you are not to his liking, he may ambush you with his pack later.

Encounter  ( Forest/ Jungle ) | August 21, 2003 | View | UpVote 1xp

       By: manfred

Minor Cultural Modifier: The culture believes, for the soul to leave the body, the corpse' eyes must be open. So any member of that culture takes care any dead body they find has its eyes open. Doubly true for those they kill themselves, for then the corpse will surely rise as an undead hunting him.

Ideas  ( Society/ Organization ) | January 4, 2003 | View | UpVote 0xp

       By: manfred

Actually a real-world fungus, just heard about it. A fungus that tastes well and all, no ill effects. UNLESS you consume some beverage, even 3 (three) days after eating it. Then you become really sick, pains, vomiting, all the fancy stuff. Was really used to cure alcoholism. May be a joke or to make sure the heroes spend their time focused on the mission.

Ideas  ( Lifeforms ) | October 30, 2002 | View | UpVote 0xp

       By: manfred

Finally got the idea for an orcish currency:
A cold-hammered piece of raw iron, resembling some kind of a dagger. The Dagger is easy to carry, hard to forge, may be used as a crude weapon in case of emergency AND the iron being a valuable resource... may be used directly for weapon-making. May be carried openly on the belt of a mighty Orc. A new insult: 'to beat someone with someones money' . Self-explanatory.

Ideas  ( System ) | August 15, 2002 | View | UpVote 0xp

       By: manfred

The Black Forest- actually a part of another forest, is said to be cursed by the presence of some horrific monster, which burns the very earth with its body!
No one has yet seen it and lived to tell, so be warned!(see NPC Aurelius Blackfoot for details)

Ideas  ( Locations ) | July 1, 2002 | View | UpVote 0xp

       By: manfred

As a new member of a magical organization you get 1-3 magical scrolls to do with them whatever you want. They are unmarked and contain spells you dont know and will only find out at the moment of reading=casting.

Ideas  ( Society/ Organization ) | May 14, 2002 | View | UpVote 0xp

       By: manfred

After building a new granary,it is customary to let a rat feast on grain. After that,there is chase and the rat is killed. Failing to catch this rat is a bad omen.

Ideas  ( Society/ Organization ) | April 8, 2002 | View | UpVote 1xp

       By: manfred

Adventurers are to capture an unknown monster for examination (for a sage or wizard) but they are themselves captured by the monsters, and researched.

Ideas  ( Plots ) | March 12, 2002 | View | UpVote 0xp

       By: manfred

In this culture it is not wise to talk too much good things about anything - especially children,lest some evil spirit steals it. So it is customary to say it is ugly and weak and will surely not survive. Also:
"The man who boasts of his young woman is a fool,
The man who boasts of his wares will get rich."

Ideas  ( Society/ Organization ) | January 7, 2002 | View | UpVote 0xp

       By: manfred

Plant that is likely to produce allergic reactions in almost everybody, even by touch. Usage: medicinal, in very exotic foods, non-lethal traps, disabling opponents (have you ever cut an onion,anyway?), spell components, etc.

Ideas  ( Lifeforms ) | January 7, 2002 | View | UpVote 0xp

       By: manfred

The lengthy process to do something necessary or a magical scroll needed is inscribed on the other side of a great tapestry and can't be removed. For more fun it could be in the kings throne room. Try to hide in shadows with a 20*5 (yards/meters) monstrosity!

Ideas  ( Items ) | January 7, 2002 | View | UpVote 1xp

       By: manfred

A local fungus-breed explodes if hit or fallen upon. If there is any conflict between inteligent enemies,both sides are likely to use it to their advantage.

Ideas  ( Lifeforms ) | January 7, 2002 | View | UpVote 0xp

       By: manfred

Temple of some malign being invites you warmly and offers help (curing,needed spell etc) for some minor sacrifice . Sacrifices must be everytime bigger to work - up to living inteligent creatures. Maybe you pay some other price,too...

Ideas  ( Plots ) | January 7, 2002 | View | UpVote 0xp

       By: manfred

The adventure can take place in a slightly shifted reality, where everybody has a totem (an animal guardian). The totem should be chosen randomly and not by the player, it is ok if "Gorflin the Large," a gigantic and aggressive barbarian, has a mouse for a totem.

These totems will assist the characters in small way. It is up to the characters to determine how to get the assistance; the animals won't solve mysteries for the characters only supply the clues. The character may even have a dream where his or her totem actually speaks to them and reveals some sort of clue.

Ideas  ( Plots ) | January 5, 2002 | View | UpVote 0xp

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       By: CaptainPenguin

The Water-Rift is a massive crater in the center of the desert, in the center of which sits a large, unfathomable machine that produces water. Thusly, it is a veritable paradise in the center of the burning desert, and a unique culture exists there.

Ideas  ( Locations ) | February 20, 2004 | View | UpVote 1xp


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