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Quest - The Shards of the Storm



Original Quest from December 1, 2005 to February 23, 2006

First Official Quest 12 week long quest with 10XP award per post. To get things really started here on new Strolen's I dug into the archives and recovered Siren no Orakio's old request for fresh ideas on the Shards of the Storm. The quest is as follows: What non-weapon can you make of the Shards of the Storm? Who among us can craft the most ingenious idea spawned from Siren's old masterpiece? Originally posted by Siren no Orakio:

Some time ago, I posted up the Shards of the Storm. In essence, they are fragments of a goddess's essense, containing a piece of the driven fury of the concept of the Storm. Much of their purpose, from a GMing point of view, is to provide a common thread for items of power. So? So, so far I have only been able to come up with two not-weapon items to make out of these, and I'd like to see what better minds than mine can do with them.


Quest Winners

Dozus
February 7, 2006
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Comments: 9
Ideas: 0
Votes: 7 / 4.642857
Saint Vedast's Zephyrous Icon    Items  (Other)   (Magical)

“Let me to battle, Brother.  I shall sweep thine enemies as the wind, and thou shalt have vict’ry.” -St. Vedast’s revelation to Hural

Winner of The Shards of the Storm Quest.

EchoMirage
December 11, 2005
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Comments: 10
Ideas: 0
Votes: 6 / 4.500000
The Fulminant    Items  (Wand/Staff/ Arcane)   (Magical)

Within the chest of a wizardly tool, there beats a Shard heart, deeming the master a fool.

Official Quest Entries

Nobody
December 5, 2005
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Comments: 5
Ideas: 0
Votes: 5 / 3.800000
The Boots of Storms    Items  (Clothes)   (Magical)

These boots are an item that complements Siren no Orakio’s Item submission “Shards of the Storm”. This is a quest submission.

Nobody
December 6, 2005
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Comments: 5
Ideas: 0
Votes: 3 / 3.666667
The Rod of Arcane Power    Items  (Other)   (Magical)

The Rod of Arcane Power is saught after by wizards everywhere as a source of limitless power. The Rod of Arcane Might is an item that complements Siren no Orakio’s Item submission “Shards of the Storm”. This is a quest submission.

Siren no Orakio
December 6, 2005
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Comments: 4
Ideas: 0
Votes: 4 / 4.375000
Soilturner of the Spring    Items  (Tools)   (Magical)

In accordance with my own Quest:

And they shall beat their swords into plowshares, the implements of war returning life to the land.

Nobody
December 6, 2005
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Comments: 3
Ideas: 0
Votes: 3 / 3.666667
The Star of Breezes    Items  (Home/ Personal)   (Magical)

There is always a cool breeze blowing through the room that has this simple table decoration. The Star of Breezes is an item that complements Siren no Orakio’s Item submission “Shards of the Storm”. This is a quest submission.

Nobody
December 6, 2005
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Comments: 9
Ideas: 0
Votes: 4 / 3.375000
Collin's Confusing Puzzle    Items  (Home/ Personal)   (Magical)

Collin was always good at solving blacksmiths puzzles, but this time he had finaly met his match. Collin’s Confusing Puzzle is an item that complements Siren no Orakio’s Item submission “Shards of the Storm”. This is a quest submission.

Mourngrymn
December 6, 2005
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Comments: 6
Ideas: 0
Votes: 6 / 4.166667
Crest of the Stormhammer    Items  (Other)   (Magical)

This is a Quest Submission for the Shards of the Storm Quest.
The shards of Typhoon and Monsoon were recognized by the Wind and Sky, and so the lands beneath them permitted them to exist, and thus remembered, so they continue to exist.

But what of the shards themselves? When the hands of mortal interfere with the Gods, woe to thee who believes them worthy.

Cheka Man
December 12, 2005
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Comments: 7
Ideas: 1
Votes: 6 / 4.166667
The Crown of the Storm    Items  (Jewelry)   (Magical)

The Crown of the Storm brings great power to it’s wearers, but at a great cost…this can chage the weather but it also has a nasty habit of changing it’s wearer too.

Pariah
December 18, 2005
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Comments: 7
Ideas: 0
Votes: 4 / 3.875000
The Eye of the Pig    Items  (Other)   (Magical)

Yes my child, the pig can see the winds, and will tell you of the storms.

Siren no Orakio
December 20, 2005
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Comments: 9
Ideas: 0
Votes: 8 / 4.000000
Faerie Talisman of Concealing Mists    Items  (Wand/Staff/ Arcane)   (Sentient)

A divinely aware ornament, this device serves to conceal and hide from the most powerful of beings…

Cheka Man
December 22, 2005
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Comments: 25
Ideas: 0
Votes: 9 / 4.055556
Sleigh of the Storm    Items  (Transports)   (Magical)

Once a year, Father Olaf delivers presents to all the people of the world in one night.How does he do it? With the help of the Sleigh of the Storm, and the vital Shard of the Storm within it.

Maggot
December 31, 2005
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Comments: 3
Ideas: 0
Votes: 3 / 4.333333
Alter Of the Storm    Items  (Wand/Staff/ Arcane)   (Sentient)

Residing in the core of this giant black megalithic structure built to resemble a crude representation of a lightning bolt, lies a Shard of the Storm.

And a lot else..

Ria Hawk
January 13, 2006
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Comments: 6
Ideas: 0
Votes: 6 / 3.916667
The Sailmaker's Needle    Items  (Tools)   (Magical)

The most unassuming things are sometimes surprisingly powerful.  Particularly if they were once a fragment of a larger item…  Quest submission for The Shards of the Storm.

wildcorn
January 19, 2006
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Comments: 16
Ideas: 0
Votes: 9 / 4.055556
Shard of Deluge    Items  (Melee Weapons)   (Campaign Defining)

Long sword built from storm sword shard. Empowered with the force of storm-water.

wildcorn
January 21, 2006
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Comments: 4
Ideas: 0
Votes: 3 / 3.833333
Morose Shard    Items  (Other)   (Campaign Defining)

With the application of kinetic energy, this shard radiates the aura of worry, fear, and doubt that the fiercest storms bring.

wildcorn
January 25, 2006
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Comments: 11
Ideas: 0
Votes: 5 / 4.000000
Band of Wash    Items  (Jewelry)   (Campaign Defining)

A Magic ring, made from the storm shards. It can transform the morality of a person and contain them until the world has forgotten them. In effect it renews a person after their own personal storm.

Scrasamax
January 25, 2006
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Comments: 5
Ideas: 0
Votes: 5 / 4.700000
Chalice of Remorse    Items  (Wand/Staff/ Arcane)   (Cursed)

There are certain things that need not be said, and events best left in the past, to be forgotten. Be careful what you wish for.

strom
February 5, 2006
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Comments: 3
Ideas: 0
Votes: 2 / 4.000000
Crystal Goblet of Maddening Storms    Items  (Other)   (Cursed)

A goblet created with the pommel of the sword of storms.

zebbin
February 8, 2006
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Comments: 6
Ideas: 0
Votes: 5 / 4.200000
Book of the Storm    Items  (Books and Scrolls)   (Villanous)

An (un)holy book written in ink created from a Shard of the Storm.

necromancer
February 11, 2006
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Comments: 3
Ideas: 0
Votes: 2 / 2.250000
manacles of fury    Items  (Wand/Staff/ Arcane)   (Cursed)

Three manacles created by a devout priest of the Storm Queen. Connected to the storm queen via one of the shards of the storm they are used to take control of any person who wears one.

Quest Entries



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       By: ephemeralstability

With regard to the plot "Sleeping Mines of Elathon":

You manage to get the water wheel in the mine working which operates a pump to clear the flooded lower levels. As you explore the dank tunnels of the lower galleries, you can hear the creaking of the wheel above. You enter a low-ceilinged passage and are crawling on your backs, when the creaking stops. The water starts seeping wetly around the back of your head...

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