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Quest - 20,000 feet under the Sea



Original Quest from March 18, 2012 to April 22, 2012

Underwater adventure is the focus of our spring quest. From alien submersibles, to hidden seas and lost aquatic cultures. Challenge your creativity and submit anything dealing with what lies beneath the waves!

Earn extra XP and glory for submissions meeting these requirements. Once the quest closes there will be a vote for the top 2 quests. Prizes for the winners!


Quest Winners

Silveressa
April 14, 2012
Hits: 916
Comments: 17
Ideas: 0
Votes: 7 / 4.928571
Davy Jones Lockdown    Locations  (Fortification)   (Water)

"Ye thought the orbital penitentiary around Venus was hard ta endure? That place is a vacation spot compared to Davy's Lockdown! If the guard borgs can't find an excuse ta peel the skin off yer bones and the inmates don't use ya for their bettin pool, the pressures o' bein that far beneath the waves will drive ya to the brink, mark my words!"

An underwater prison with a dark past, suitable for any sci-fi, neo-dystopian, or cyber punk setting.

Dossta
April 18, 2012
Hits: 1017
Comments: 14
Ideas: 0
Votes: 9 / 4.666667
The Sea of Snot    Locations  (Area)   (Water)

Deep within the heart of the Great Woses, lies an inland sea that few care to visit.  Nevermind the ogre-infested swamps that surround it, the place is just disgusting.  While known by many names – the Belching Sea, the Eternal Loogie, Gluumraag's Blessing and sometimes, the Slimy Deep – most simply call it the Sea of Snot.

Official Quest Entries

Siren no Orakio
April 12, 2012
Hits: 466
Comments: 3
Ideas: 0
Votes: 3 / 3.500000
The One Beneath the Waves    NPCs  (Scenario Based)   (Natural)

From time to time, one of the All can be divided from the One and All mind. This is a traumatic event, and it is rare that the severed member of the All survives, let alone becomes a solitary One. But from time to time, it can occur. Seeking succor from the desperate silence in its mind, the One Beneath The Waves has sunken himself beneath the oceans of Shamash II, and there it lies, seeking fruitlessly to soothe its injuries.

Scrasamax
April 14, 2012
Hits: 588
Comments: 6
Ideas: 0
Votes: 5 / 3.800000
Gibraltar Submarine Naval Yards    Locations  (Fortification)   (Water)

The Rock of Gibraltar, once a stalwart of British power, the gate to the Mediterranean, now is a fortress for the Eurasian Alliance. It's fair teeming with neo-Soviets and submarines.

Pieh
April 15, 2012
Hits: 536
Comments: 5
Ideas: 1
Votes: 4 / 4.250000
Lojcrelt's Lojcreltians    Lifeforms  (Ethereal)   (Water)

In the strangest parts of The Ocean, the Lojcreltians are born. Beings of weirdness and cosmic balance so profound they can alter reality.

Scrasamax
April 18, 2012
Hits: 977
Comments: 12
Ideas: 0
Votes: 10 / 4.550000
Cecaelia    Lifeforms  (Intelligent Species)   (Water)

Not all of the mermaids and sea sirens are half fish, there are other things that live in the sea

Agar
April 19, 2012
Hits: 581
Comments: 8
Ideas: 0
Votes: 6 / 3.250000
Bucket of Waterbreathing    Items  (Tools)   (Magical)

"Got this here from a wizard on a bargin. Just the thing to survive the salvaging of treasure from the deep when you don't have a lot of start up cash. Not everyone can tame sea turtles mate, you know what I'm saying? This here is an item with it's own character, a real unique item, so beware of imitators! The surest way to spot a fake is have a friend try it, if he dies, all you have is a ordinary bucket and a funeral to pay for, this here is the one real deal you've been looking for and it's still available for a steal!"

- Street hawker outside the Affordable Arch-Mage

Cheka Man
April 19, 2012
Hits: 802
Comments: 3
Ideas: 0
Votes: 2 / 3.250000
30 Gifts of the Merpeople    Items  (Other)   (Combat)

It is rare that humans earn a gift from the Merpeople, as most of the time the two races tend to avoid each other, and with scarce resources the Merpeople tend not to give gifts very often, yet it does happen...

Nafar
April 19, 2012
Hits: 629
Comments: 14
Ideas: 0
Votes: 8 / 3.062500
Deepbend Maximum Security Prison    Locations  (Fortification)   (Water)

"Deepbend, the toughest place to live south of the wastes. The inmates are tough, so we gotta be tougher. They may complain of 'abuse' and 'cruel and unusual punishment' but you know, they deserve every last kick"
-Darner Gearbend, Warden.

Quest Entries

Scrasamax
June 20, 2013
Hits: 369
Comments: 3
Ideas: 0
Votes: 2 / 3.500000
Tangaroa    Lifeforms  (Intelligent Species)   (Water)

Greentails, sirens, mermaids, merfolk, the creature you think of when you hear these names is a Tangaroa.

MysticMoon
September 9, 2013
Hits: 552
Comments: 14
Ideas: 0
Votes: 11 / 4.500000
Refuge Beneath the Waves    Locations  (Regional)   (Water)

"They said it would bring us a new age of wonder, of exploration, of excitement. I don't think this is what they meant: us scurrying around like rats in our cities of steam and steel, far away from the land and the sun."



Random Idea Seed View All Idea Seeds

       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...

Ideas  ( Dungeons ) | August 28, 2002 | View | UpVote 0xp


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