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Quest - Magic Items



Original Quest from October 27, 2011 to December 4, 2011

In association with Johnn Four, and all the fine folks subscribed to his Roleplaying Tips Weekly mailing list, we bring you our second collaborative Quest!

Here's the required stat block template to use for your entries:

 * Awesome Name
 * Appearance
 * Benefit
 * Drawback
 * Lore
 * Twist

For an awesome description and guide to these stat blocks, check out Johnn's post describing it.

There will be three sets of *random* prize draws: Nov 7, Nov 21 and Dec 5 -- XP awards per normal as well!)

All entries submitted before each date will be eligible for each random draw. So enter early and often.

Thanks to Gator Games for their prize sponsorship!

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Quest Winners

dark_dragon
November 28, 2011
Hits: 1127
Comments: 13
Ideas: 0
Votes: 9 / 4.388889
Gideon's Mercy    Items  (Melee Weapons)   (Magical)

 Sometimes, an item is not enchanted, but instead, a person's acts resonate so strongly across the planes of magic that their touch is forever remembered on the physical world. This is the tale of such an item.

Dossta
December 2, 2011
Hits: 681
Comments: 9
Ideas: 0
Votes: 4 / 4.250000
The Skald of Seven Shapes    Items  (Other)   (Sentient)

A invaluable tool for those with a thirst for knowledge.

Official Quest Entries

Scrasamax
October 28, 2011
Hits: 552
Comments: 5
Ideas: 0
Votes: 5 / 3.800000
The Sword of Angradhat    Items  (Melee Weapons)   (Magical)

A sword that defines and exemplifies the city of Angradhat

hylandpad
October 29, 2011
Hits: 1132
Comments: 7
Ideas: 0
Votes: 4 / 4.000000
The Gemini Blade    Items  (Melee Weapons)   (Magical)

"It's a bit rusted... but I think with time, you'll find that this ol' thing is a worthy travelling companion. And for you, miss... just 90 sovereigns."

-Mysterious Peddler

Pieh
October 30, 2011
Hits: 551
Comments: 5
Ideas: 0
Votes: 5 / 3.700000
Olla-Taur The White Fang    Items  (Wand/Staff/ Arcane)   (Magical)

A symbol of desired peace among the Flame and the Frost. The White Fang is a amplifier of chill winds and a pacifier of burning hearts, in the right hands.

Cheka Man
October 30, 2011
Hits: 568
Comments: 5
Ideas: 0
Votes: 4 / 3.750000
Hammer of the Dark    Items  (Melee Weapons)   (Magical)

The Hammer of the Dark can shroud your opponents in darkness, but if you use it too much, it is said that the darkness will fill your heart and lead to your own  downfall.

Pieh
October 30, 2011
Hits: 496
Comments: 6
Ideas: 0
Votes: 6 / 3.833333
Laughter of the Fallen    Items  (Melee Weapons)   (Cursed)

Maddoc sat amid a pile of unrecognizable corpses. Men, Dwarves, Orcs, you couldn't tell. He periodically took a stab at one with his new knife and screamed, "STOP LAUGHING AT ME!"

Cheka Man
November 1, 2011
Hits: 676
Comments: 5
Ideas: 0
Votes: 5 / 3.600000
Howard's Haliberd    Items  (Melee Weapons)   (Combat)

They didn't nickname him "Sparky" behind his back for nothing...

Redgre
November 1, 2011
Hits: 616
Comments: 8
Ideas: 0
Votes: 6 / 4.083333
Biter, the Insatiable    Items  (Melee Weapons)   (Combat)

 'Oh great, another mouth to feed' 

Scrasamax
November 4, 2011
Hits: 990
Comments: 11
Ideas: 0
Votes: 8 / 4.125000
Moradin's Piece    Items  (Ranged Weapons)   (Sentient)

A gun made by the God of the Dwarves

Chaosmark
November 6, 2011
Hits: 567
Comments: 7
Ideas: 0
Votes: 5 / 3.700000
Banshee's Cry    Items  (Art and Music)   (Magical)

That Which Kills Without A Touch. The Sorrow of Aler.

valadaar
November 7, 2011
Hits: 629
Comments: 11
Ideas: 0
Votes: 4 / 3.000000
Chardis's Impeding Arrows    Items  (Ranged Weapons)   (Combat)

"Make sure you wing it before the Emperor draws back his arrow son, a few times if you can, but try not to be too obvious..."

Dossta
November 8, 2011
Hits: 711
Comments: 13
Ideas: 0
Votes: 9 / 4.166667
The Thunder Sphere    Items  (Armor)   (Magical)

An unusual set of armor.

Dossta
November 8, 2011
Hits: 804
Comments: 14
Ideas: 0
Votes: 10 / 3.950000
Silverbreath    Items  (Art and Music)   (Magical)

If kindness is the currency

that you most often use;

Then Silverbreath may come one day

to light Good Fortune's fuse.

-- Opening to 'The Ballad of the Shepherd and the Wyrm'

Raptyr
November 9, 2011
Hits: 677
Comments: 9
Ideas: 0
Votes: 5 / 3.600000
The Gi'en Scroud    Items  (Melee Weapons)   (Magical)

"Isn't it just a skillet?"

"That's what I thought... Now I'm not so sure."

Dossta
November 11, 2011
Hits: 577
Comments: 8
Ideas: 0
Votes: 6 / 4.000000
Winter's Fang    Items  (Melee Weapons)   (Magical)

A dagger wielded in defense of the Modoc tribe, freezing its enemies in their tracks.

Scrasamax
November 12, 2011
Hits: 577
Comments: 6
Ideas: 0
Votes: 5 / 4.100000
Elematrix    Items  (Jewelry)   (Magical)

A magical device that grants the ability to shapeshift

Raptyr
November 13, 2011
Hits: 612
Comments: 3
Ideas: 0
Votes: 3 / 3.166667
Stri'en - The Curled Lute    Items  (Art and Music)   (Magical)

The most melodic of notes, the most soothing of tunes.

"It would help if I knew how to play the thing, though."

Wulfhere
November 17, 2011
Hits: 824
Comments: 9
Ideas: 0
Votes: 7 / 3.642857
The Shimmering Veil    Items  (Clothes)   (Villanous)

Moon Water Jewel was a woman of breathtaking beauty, so no ordinary gift would do.

Chaosmark
November 18, 2011
Hits: 939
Comments: 10
Ideas: 0
Votes: 8 / 4.000000
Gateshatter    Items  (Melee Weapons)   (Magical)

Not all hammers are tools of creation. Some are made for destruction, and some rare few truly excel at it.

Dossta
November 20, 2011
Hits: 675
Comments: 3
Ideas: 0
Votes: 3 / 3.500000
The Bow of Seven Swans    Items  (Ranged Weapons)   (Magical)

The ultimate tool of The Hunter; a bow that comes with seven different types of arrows.

Wulfhere
November 21, 2011
Hits: 574
Comments: 5
Ideas: 0
Votes: 5 / 4.300000
The Spinneret Stylus    Items  (Wand/Staff/ Arcane)   (Magical)

The magical tool of a forgotten sect, the spinneret stylus' power may bring as many troubles than it solves.

Scrasamax
November 22, 2011
Hits: 587
Comments: 6
Ideas: 0
Votes: 5 / 4.100000
Blitzhammer    Items  (Melee Weapons)   (Combat)

A powered melee weapon for power armor assault troopers

Dossta
November 22, 2011
Hits: 699
Comments: 6
Ideas: 0
Votes: 5 / 4.000000
The Ship of Seven Shores    Items  (Transports)   (Magical)

For the explorer at heart; an item to ease passage through any medium.

Dossta
November 29, 2011
Hits: 704
Comments: 8
Ideas: 0
Votes: 5 / 4.500000
The Ring of Seven Stones    Items  (Jewelry)   (Magical)

An invaluable tool for the master diplomat or spy.

Scrasamax
November 30, 2011
Hits: 650
Comments: 7
Ideas: 0
Votes: 5 / 3.800000
Gailerust's Grand Gauntlet    Items  (Armor)   (Magical)

A pair of magical armored gauntlets

Dossta
November 30, 2011
Hits: 743
Comments: 8
Ideas: 0
Votes: 4 / 4.125000
The Crown of Seven Swords    Items  (Jewelry)   (Magical)

Fueled in large part by the Bearer's own will, this crown allows the right person to sit in judgement over other mortals.

Quest Entries

Dossta
December 6, 2011
Hits: 705
Comments: 10
Ideas: 0
Votes: 5 / 4.400000
The Horn of Seven Seals    Items  (Art and Music)   (Magical)

The Horn of Seven Seals can remove many of one's inate inhibitions, allowing for greater effectiveness in battle.  This can come at a hefty price, however.

Dossta
December 27, 2011
Hits: 1404
Comments: 10
Ideas: 0
Votes: 5 / 4.600000
The Staff of Seven Snakes    Items  (Wand/Staff/ Arcane)   (Magical)

Of all the Kings' Items, this one is rarely spoken of in this day and age.  Also known as Kingsbane, this staff has a very dark history indeed.

Silveressa
May 1, 2012
Hits: 544
Comments: 7
Ideas: 0
Votes: 6 / 4.416667
The Cane of Abdication    Items  (Other)   (Cursed)

"The gods must have truly wanted the king to drown, to make him meet such an end in a mud puddle, most unfortunate indeed. Then again we all knew he was unsteady on his feet, a pity that cane his son gave him for his 85th birthday didn't serve him better..."

A magically cursed walking stick, often gifted to those who have been on the throne a little too long. Suitable for use in any magical fantasy setting and easily adapted to higher tech magical settings.

valadaar
March 11, 2014
Hits: 295
Comments: 13
Ideas: 0
Votes: 5 / 2.900000
The Vile Vial    Items  (Potion)   (Villanous)

"That one, you might want to be careful with that. It doesn't like people..."

"A potion? "



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Ardwals Focus

       By: valadaar

If it was a castle, it was the strangest one he had ever seen.

He of course saw the main tower - taller than anything he had seen outside of Stoneholt, the spire looked fragile and was topped by a glassed-in chamber.

The outer wall was so gently sloped that it would have only stopped a horde of hobbling old men, an able-bodied soldier could stride up to its crest with little effort. Within one saw a huge, nearly perfect bowl-shaped area with the base of the tower in the centre, covered in hundreds of mirrors.

----

This structure is a massive solar collector designed by the Wizard-King Aardwal in centuries past. He used the concentrated light in his investigations into the magic of light, and in the fashioning of flash crystals.

Ideas  ( Locations ) | January 21, 2014 | View | UpVote 5xp


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