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Original Quest from September 23, 2012 to October 15, 2012

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The idea for Strolen Citadel Guilds has been around since the site first began. There have been many thoughts about it and all of them revolved around A LOT of code with the features all, more or less, automated. Well, that won't happen so why fight my impulses. 

Guilds are moved to the Forum where they can thrive and we can all be creative with them.

So any submission that goes in for the next month with a Guild focused freetext will gain extra XP and the knowledge that you are here at the beginning of the Era of the Guilds!

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axlerowes
September 23, 2012
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Comments: 13
Ideas: 0
Votes: 7 / 4.428571
Four Forges: A simple board game played by Dwarves    Items  (Home/ Personal)   (Non-Magical)

All dwarves in the Ven mountains are familiar with this simple game.  Though elaborate and colorful game board have been craft, the game is simple enough that you could out line a board in the dirt and play with four handfuls of stones. 

Mourngrymn
September 23, 2012
Hits: 844
Comments: 16
Ideas: 0
Votes: 5 / 3.700000
Treatise on Necromancy    Society/ Organizations  (Religious)   (World Wide)

The true depths of darkness travel far deeper into the hearts of mortal man than the darkest and deepest cave I have ventured in. What once could have started as an innocent trek into the unknown for the sake of curiosity I have seen lead to the blackening of the soul and the withering of all those around it. All in the name of innocence and knowledge.

The following are my findings on the subject, as horrible as they are. I just hope I can finish this before my mind is lost to me. I feel the ebb and flow pulling inside me, no that is to simple an explanation. I feel my soul losing its hold on me. The more knowledge I gain, the more I know I am lost.

Kormak Cabeaza, Scribe and Scholar to Lord King Vyrkril the Just of Camerial

Mourngrymn
September 23, 2012
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Comments: 12
Ideas: 0
Votes: 6 / 4.166667
Shivenhusk the Unliving Refuse    Lifeforms  (Unique)   (Underground)

He stood before me, a freankenstien of a man beast that towered twenty feet tall or more. Its rigor colored flesh stunk of eons of decay both sickly sweet and of putrescence beyond what the mortal mind could fathom. I tried to gag it from my throat but my stomach refused to relieve its contents and for that made me more uneasy. 

Former Cult Leader who outlived his usefulness

Scrasamax
September 24, 2012
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Comments: 12
Ideas: 1
Votes: 8 / 4.437500
Kyra's Knife    Items  (Melee Weapons)   (Cursed)

Tis but a scratch, send the guards and make sure they capture that joke of an assassin

axlerowes
September 25, 2012
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Comments: 7
Ideas: 0
Votes: 5 / 3.300000
Thirty Punchlines to Dwarven Dirty Jokes    Society/ Organizations  (Knowledge/Lore)   (Regional)

Hi Ho, Hi Ho....not included

Dossta
September 25, 2012
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Comments: 20
Ideas: 0
Votes: 11 / 4.636364
10 Dragon Lairs, Denizens & Hoards    Locations  (Fortification)   (Any)

A grab-bag of draconic goodness, ready to plug into a variety of settings from Steam-Punk to Modern to Fantasy.

axlerowes
September 25, 2012
Hits: 962
Comments: 15
Ideas: 3
Votes: 7 / 3.714286
Beardspiders    Lifeforms  (Fauna)   (Any)

Beard grooming is a life-long process divided between two schools of thought:  harsh mineral treatments or more the natural approach.  The popular naturalist approach requires beard-spiders that live off lice, fleas and other small insects.

Murometz
September 25, 2012
Hits: 1491
Comments: 15
Ideas: 7
Votes: 13 / 4.076923
Dwarven proverbs, sayings, quotes, anecdotes and euphemisms    Articles  (Resource)   (Gaming - In General)

Looking for Dwarven proverbs, sayings, euphemisms, quotes, and anecdotes? We are too!  Please help the fledgling Dwarven Guild in its infancy stages! Looking to make a list of 101+ with the help of our beardless brethren!

Mourngrymn
September 25, 2012
Hits: 857
Comments: 21
Ideas: 0
Votes: 8 / 3.875000
Undead Beard Fleas    Lifeforms  (Third Kingdom)   (Other)

Damn 'ol thing it tis. Itches like nuthin I e'er felt. Stupid bugs, your the Poosker ye fool. Help me get rid o' these damnable things.

I hate to tell you this but you have what we liked to call, "Puces Barbe Morts", or undead beard fleas. And the only way to be rid of them is to cut off your beard and then burn the hair.

No! Just kill me it's less painful that way.

caesar193
September 26, 2012
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Comments: 10
Ideas: 0
Votes: 4 / 3.250000
Sanguis Isles    Locations  (Country/ State)   (Water)

The Sanguis Islands is an archipelago nation. Dangerous to sail through them, the people who live there are self-sufficient, independant, stuborn, and resilient.

Mourngrymn
September 27, 2012
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Comments: 9
Ideas: 0
Votes: 5 / 4.100000
The Moira Chalice of Kormak    Items  (Wand/Staff/ Arcane)   (Cursed)

I watched in horror as the final pieces were infused together with dark magics granted to the mighty Kormak by Shivenhusk Himself. The head from Lord King Vyrkril was placed on a base of blacked bone and thrust into the cold burning fire. I swear I hear it scream in agony. Decnus Kormak smiled at his late king and when he pulled the chalice from the blue flame bare handed, he clutched it covetously. That alone made me afraid.

Kassy
September 27, 2012
Hits: 517
Comments: 9
Ideas: 1
Votes: 1 / 3.500000
Citadel's Blaze    Locations  (Establishment)   (Any)

Come, join in our discussion. We're composing a list to categorize the different lunatics that spill their inane natter here. You fit in where did you say?

Chaosmark
September 28, 2012
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Comments: 10
Ideas: 0
Votes: 6 / 4.083333
Murderblaze    Lifeforms  (Unique)   (Any)

 ...And 'lo, the days of Bennu drew to a close, and he built himself a pyre from which to be reborn in cleansing fire. But trickery snared his form, blackening radiant feathers to twilight...

caesar193
September 29, 2012
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Comments: 8
Ideas: 0
Votes: 3 / 4.166667
Exitium    Locations  (Ruins)   (Forest/ Jungle)

What danger lurk within the ruined city streets?

Strolen
September 30, 2012
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Comments: 8
Ideas: 0
Votes: 7 / 3.785714
Slagger Tornfury    NPCs  (Extras)   (Combative)

Slagger Tornfury hates elves. He doesn't just hate them, he HATES them.

valadaar
September 30, 2012
Hits: 725
Comments: 11
Ideas: 0
Votes: 10 / 4.050000
30 Dwarven Treasures    Items  (Other)   (Non-Magical)

A set of 30 Dwarven Treasures, for finding, or stealing.


Murometz
October 2, 2012
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Comments: 20
Ideas: 1
Votes: 13 / 4.653846
Dwarven Pets    Lifeforms  (Fauna)   (Underground)

Pets mind you. Not exotic monster companions. No saddled dire-boars to be found here. No purple worm caravans.

Murometz
October 2, 2012
Hits: 508
Comments: 1
Ideas: 0
No votes
Lost Pavisade of Qysa's Tomb    Items  (Armor)   (Heroic)

Pavise: a full-body concave shield used to by medieval archers as defensive walls while reloading.

Pavisade: archaic term. a row of shields hung on the side of a ship to protect it at war and discourage boarding by enemies



caesar193
October 3, 2012
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Comments: 7
Ideas: 0
Votes: 1 / 3.000000
Plains Elves    Society/ Organizations  (Ethnic/Cultural)   (Regional)

Banished from their foolish tree-hugger kin, the Plains Elves were forced into a semi-nomadic lifestyle.

Dossta
October 4, 2012
Hits: 690
Comments: 10
Ideas: 0
Votes: 7 / 4.357143
Potion of Euphemisms    Items  (Potion)   (Magical)

'Cmon and drink up.  This potion will really help us understand each other, if you know what I mean.

Agar
October 7, 2012
Hits: 527
Comments: 5
Ideas: 0
Votes: 4 / 3.250000
Stone Beds    Items  (Home/ Personal)   (Magical)

The best way for a traveling dwarf to sleep is on a bed of stone - Bodrick Rocknumber, stone bed salesman

axlerowes
October 7, 2012
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Comments: 9
Ideas: 0
Votes: 3 / 4.500000
A Dwarf on the Water    Articles  (Fiction)   (Gaming - Genre)

A story about a young Dwarf, the girl he met and the Goddess he insulted.   

caesar193
October 10, 2012
Hits: 759
Comments: 4
Ideas: 0
Votes: 1 / 3.500000
The Cartography Guild    Locations  (Establishment)   (Any)

The head office of the Guild, which has now spread to have a branch office in almost all countries. The idiot elves won't let us map out there forests!

Cheka Man
October 12, 2012
Hits: 501
Comments: 3
Ideas: 0
Votes: 2 / 4.250000
William and Eleanor Piven    NPCs  (Scenario Based)   (Mystical)

She was known as "Moon Child" by her friends as she only came out at night, and whilst they loved to play with her, those who did so for too long would soon have cause to regret it. He was her father and the town undertaker, with a secret much less savoury role as the town necromancer.

Quest Entries

Strolen
September 16, 2012
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Comments: 8
Ideas: 0
Votes: 4 / 3.250000
Tracker Bush    Lifeforms  (Flora)   (Any)

Those attuned with magic and nature can use this plant to quickly identify what might be traveling or living in its area by their footfalls.

Strolen
September 20, 2012
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Comments: 6
Ideas: 0
Votes: 2 / 3.750000
Bow of the Astormen    Items  (Ranged Weapons)   (Combat)

Local farmers and foresters have the greatest bow making wood in all the land, they also have the skill to protect it.

valadaar
October 16, 2012
Hits: 665
Comments: 15
Ideas: 0
Votes: 7 / 4.214286
Seven Wonders of the Dwarven World    Locations  (Other)   (Other)

Seven wonders of the Dwarven World

valadaar
October 17, 2012
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Comments: 7
Ideas: 0
No votes
Dwarven Heraldry    Systems  (Combat/ Warfare)   (General)

In the dark underground realms where Dwarves dwell, the colourful heraldy of humans is of less value.  Dwarven heraldry focuses more on the silhouette of the warrior, the shape of his shield, and in some cases, sound.

Murometz
October 18, 2012
Hits: 638
Comments: 2
Ideas: 0
No votes
Kin-slayer Knives of bol-Pakash    Items  (Melee Weapons)   (Magical)

Six gruesome blades forged from dwarven blood in the pits of ancient bol-Pakash. Six knives the dwarves wish never existed.

Chaosmark
October 21, 2012
Hits: 833
Comments: 11
Ideas: 0
Votes: 5 / 4.600000
Cela Ardonyth    NPCs  (Major)   (Mystical)

"I will give man his threescore and ten, and then give him more. Death himself will fall before me."

Mourngrymn
November 23, 2012
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Comments: 8
Ideas: 0
Votes: 3 / 4.166667
Anadem of Kormak    Items  (Jewelry)   (Cursed)

Ah, you are awake now I see. Wondrous news. I realized that you have no idea what is transpiring so I will be blunt so you may understand it. It is rumored that you are one of the best jewelers and metalsmiths in the region and for that you are lucky enough to have been chosen to create an item that will change the world. And afterwards, you shall be set free. My word on it.

Decanus Kormak

valadaar
September 11, 2013
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Comments: 6
Ideas: 0
Votes: 4 / 4.125000
Devouring Fire    Lifeforms  (Third Kingdom)   (Other)

At one time it was thought that the substance known as Anagra Estratius, or Devouring Fire, was an alchemical substance, tainted by the infernal components that went into its making.

Stork
February 17, 2014
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Comments: 6
Ideas: 0
Votes: 4 / 4.000000
The Wishing Well    Locations  (City)   (Any)

A wishing well is nothing more that a place to hope and dream. A token offering is given with the silly notion that the wish just might come true. But what happens when these wishes start to come true, on a regular basis?



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       By: Almar

While setting up camp for the night, the PC's are aproached by another group of adventurers who seem nice enough. The road is somewhat dangerous and the other group suggests camping together. The two bands split watches, one adventurer from each group watching at once. The night goes by without incident, the next day the PC's travel with the other group as they are going the same way.

The group consists of Hordel the ranger, who is skilled with the bow. Hordel is a quiet man who speaks little but appears quite skilled. Dremar is a barbarian who is a little excentric, he seems to be an excasive drinker and thiunk that battle is the solution to everything. He appears to be a stout and powerful fighter with his greataxe. Ferrin is the leader of the group, a rouge by trade. He is daft and witty, speaking with the PCs often and asking many questions. He fights with finesse with his rapier. Preminitat as a cleric but he will not say which god he worships. He uses his spells to empower and heal his party and fights with a club. He sticks close to Ferrin. Ferrin is a great talker and tells much of himself and his party, but asks even more about the history and capabilities of the PCs. He tells of some adventures his party has had, and they seem like an interesting group of mercenaries. Hordel is quite and has little interest in speaking with the PCs, he ignores most questions. He spends a lot of time with Dremar and sometimes Ferrin. Dremar seems to not care about any questions ansked to him, nor does he seem to know the answers. He seems battle hardened and is a simple man. Preminitat rarely starts conversations but will speak with the PCs. However, some of his accounts of the party's history seem to condradict those of Ferrin.

The Party spends another night and day with Ferrin's group. One of four things can happen on the third night.
1: While eating dinner around the fire, Ferrin gets into an argument with one of the PCs when he/she mentions the discepincies between Ferrin's stories and Preminitat's.
2: Hordel gets mad after repeated questioning about his life from the PCs.
3. Preminitat gets mad after repeated questioning from the PCs about what god he worships.
4: One of the PCs rejects the offer of a drink from Dremar and he takes it as an insult.
All of these scenarios result in a battle between the parties. If Ferrin's party is defeated and still lives he swears vengance. His party may then cross paths with the adventurers again.

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