Quest - Monstrous Monsters



Original Quest from November 5, 2010 to December 7, 2010

Monster. The word itself connotes something wrong or evil. Natural, freak of nature, nurtured by a mad alchymist or simply the last of its kind. These creatures must be unique and... well, monsters! Producing physical or mental fear by either its appearance or its actions. Mutants, mythical beasts, humans, flora, fauna, anything goes. Lets expand the boundaries and our established notions of what monsters are and can be! Check under your bed before turning of the light!


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EchoMirage
November 21, 2010
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The Saintmakers    Lifeforms  (Ethereal)   (City/ Ruin)

“Swiftly, repent! The Saintmaker is coming!”

Dossta
November 9, 2010
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Ideas: 1
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Memory Moths    Lifeforms  (Fauna)   (Any)

Memory loss is a sort of living death -- and these moths are the Grim Reaper.

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Scrasamax
November 6, 2010
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NAS Autopsy Report 14    Lifeforms  (Constructed)   (Water)

Classified as a category 4 threat, the Elib is somewhere between a vampire lord and Godzilla for limits of escalation. Yes, I would consider using a nuclear device to kill just one. I am that sure that I want it dead. 

Ramhir
November 6, 2010
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The Starspawn    Lifeforms  (Constructed)   (Any)

The Armored Avenger is dead!"

"Look at him! He looks like hamburger, but his admantium armor is untouched! What could have done that?”

Pieh
November 6, 2010
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Moon Razor of ManBeasts    Items  (Wand/Staff/ Arcane)   (Cursed)

Upon the third storm-cracked night, under the light of a bloated blood red moon, the Razor of ManBeasts was crafted. A show of revenge, or the creation of a druid gone mad, no one knows for sure. But the ManBeasts walk the nighted forests now, ever since then, not a coincidence I say.

Pieh
November 13, 2010
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Ideas: 1
Votes: 14 / 4.142857
Harvester of Eyes    NPCs  (Scenario Based)   (Religious)

He had done it a hundred times, taken eyes. It was so easy by now, he rarely used a spoon or knife, but, with his own fingers, would pilfer those beautiful orbs from the skulls of the deceased...

slartibartfast
November 21, 2010
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Denizens of the Chill Squall    Lifeforms  (Fauna)   (Tundra/ Arctic)

The wind picked up to the point where it sounded like a chorus of a hundred howling banshees. Even deep in the cave, we all felt the temperature drop even further as the Chill Squall moved through; snatches of wind fingering in as if it was trying to pluck us out of our hole.

Pieh
November 22, 2010
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Horng Poh-Buh, The Bloodiest Cloth    Lifeforms  (Ethereal)   (Any)

The Red-Wind Rag; Trappings of a Bloody Death; A Malevolent Sheet of Scarlet and Ichor.

Siren no Orakio
November 27, 2010
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Kain-1    NPCs  (Scenario Based)   (Combative)

The failed prototype of the artificial race, the Oraki, it was Kain's misfortune to be found, and resurrected by those who bore a special hatred for his kind. Twisted now in mind and body, this monstrous man machine haunts both its kin and its former captors. 

Scrasamax
December 1, 2010
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The Becoming    NPCs  (Major)   (Mystical)

It's hiding in the dark, it's teeth are razor sharp
There's no escape for me, it wants my soul, it wants my heart
No one can hear me scream, maybe it's just a dream
Maybe it's inside of me, stop this monster

Skillet ~ Monster

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       By: ephemeralstability

In a crowded marketplace, a man is standing on a soapbox, orating. Some of the crowd are cheering, some hissing, some standing around saying "I can't hear a bl**dy word he's saying". It's a hustings for an election. The PCs can either leave, or stay and listen. If they do the latter, then they can vote too, and they might get quite involved in the cheering. Depending on who wins they might get quite involved in the post-election brawl too...

There are numerous possibilities with this encounter: the PCs might end up talking to one of the nervous candidates before their speech, and offer encouragement and support. Of course this candidate may well turn out to be someone with outspokenly unorthodox views, and the crowd don't take kindly to s/his supporters. Or maybe the seemingly innocuous candidate turns out to be a complete racist, and the PCs wander off embarrassedly, pretending they weren't talking to this person five minutes ago.

Encounter  ( City/ Ruin ) | September 23, 2003 | View | UpVote 1xp


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