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By: Iain

Imagine a person wearing a cloak of invisibility flying a flying beast (e.g. winged horse, gryphon) which was also wearing a cloak of invisibility. View
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A race of people identical in all respects to humans except for the fact that they lay eggs. View
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A large forest which is the site of a research monastery dedicated to Silence. In the course of developing new spells, the monks frequently deaden all sound in huge areas of the forest, an extremely eerie experience for anyone passing through. View
By: Iain

Small identical wooden or metal discs with a strange pattern engraved upon them (do not appear to be coinage). The discs can be found all over the continent; a farmer typically overturns several dozen when ploughing a field. Though they are unnaturally hard to break, they have no known use and are widely used as good-luck charms: almost all households would have them on the doors and on mantle pieces; many people carry one or more on them, bound on to a belt, necklace or sewn on to their clothes. View
By: Iain

In the middle of an unimportant combat with some bandits a burst of wild magic transforms all of the PCs and their opponents in to random animals and monsters. They retain their intelligence (though not, of course, the ability of speech). They can either carry on the combat in their new forms, panic, or otherwise react how they see best. After about an hour, they return, unharmed, to their normal form. View

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The Annalia By: Iain
   7 Years, 8 Months, 2 Weeks, 1 Day, 3 Hours, 43 Minutes ago

Written by Konelis Larach, 26th Abbot of Zarant, the Annalia was the first work to firmly establish and codify the doctrinal basis, scriptural support and philosophical underpinning of the Order of Silence.

Order of Silence By: Iain
   7 Years, 8 Months, 2 Weeks, 3 Days, 3 Hours, 8 Minutes ago

Believed by some to be heretics, the adherents of Silence worship the Blessed Ruth, Our Lady of Silence.

Konelis Larach By: Iain
   7 Years, 8 Months, 2 Weeks, 5 Days, 1 Hour, 49 Minutes ago

Konelis Larach, St. Cornelius of Zarant. 26th Abbot of Zarant; eminence grise to Dominic the Great; author of the Annalia: monk, scholar, saint and martyr.

Tower of Inversion By: Iain
   8 Years, 1 Month, 1 Week, 7 Hours, 32 Minutes ago

The dread Tower of Inversion, lair of the vile lich Zarakoth Xorast, contains five layers, each containing different tools of dark magic.

Language Aquisition By: Iain
   8 Years, 5 Months, 6 Days, 12 Hours, 50 Minutes ago

Languages do not exist as unconnected entities; rather, every language will be related in some way to every other language…

Theory of Elements By: Iain
   8 Years, 5 Months, 3 Weeks, 1 Day, 15 Hours, 20 Minutes ago

“...the experiment performed last year by Michelson and Morley, in which the movement of the Earth with respect to the Ether was successfully measured, has only compounded the problem by adding yet another member to the list of so-called “fundamental” elements. The seemingly unending proliferation of this “element zoo” is one of the most pressing questions in natural philosphy and thaumatics…”

Ruins of Linnarson II By: Iain
   8 Years, 7 Months, 1 Week, 6 Days, 21 Hours, 13 Minutes ago

Over three hundred years after the destruction of Linnarson, the ruins of Linnarson remain deserted; the warped magical environs inhabited only by the twisted and bizarre creatures that have been created. Amongst it all, however, the Senior Masters remain, continuing their eternal pursuit of knowledge. (UPDATE IN PROGRESS.)

Heroic but non-magical items By: Iain
   8 Years, 7 Months, 2 Weeks, 18 Hours, 5 Minutes ago

How may times have you read a book in which a famous hero’s sword is treasured and valued, not because it is magic, or because of its powers, but just because the hero wielded it. The “Sword of Enthar” the great warrior may just be a normal steel broadsword; but because he used it, it will be prized and treasured.

Gemstone Magic By: Iain
   8 Years, 7 Months, 3 Weeks, 5 Days, 16 Hours, 13 Minutes ago

The magic in my roleplay system is based around gemstones. It started off with the fact that wizards could use gems to regain lost mana: essentially, the gems were nothing more than glorified potions of mana. Since then I’ve managed to expand the uses of gems considerably and make them much more integral to the magic system; however, I still feel there is a lot more that I could do with them if I could only think of it! Basically, I’m asking for any ideas and suggestions that people have on how to make the gems and magic more interlinked.

Systems of Measurement By: Iain
   8 Years, 8 Months, 4 Days, 18 Hours, 8 Minutes ago

Systems of measurement might not sound like the most interesting of things, but they can be used to good effect in a role play campaign. There are three main ways I can think of: 1) Adding colour; 2) Culture shock and 3) Archaic systems.

Maranesh's Challenge By: Iain
   8 Years, 8 Months, 1 Week, 5 Days, 9 Hours ago

Maranesh, God of Magic, wearied of the multitudes of humans who came to him, clamouring to be taught the secrets of magic. So it was that he devised a test that would separate the worthy from the unworthy.

Wall of Insight By: Iain
   8 Years, 8 Months, 2 Weeks, 1 Hour, 41 Minutes ago

You have all chosen to follow the Path of the Philosopher. Not for you the warrior Path of the Battlemage, fighter for justice, nor the Path of the Healer, worthy though it may be to heal the sick. Equally you have rejected the Path of the Artificer, the tinkerers, who work on devices and techniques, as well as the Path of the Loremaster, who merely delves and catalogues the knowledge of the past. No, you have decided upon the Path of the Philosopher, the highest calling, the way of true enquiry, where you will probe the realms of higher mathematics, ponder the meaning of truth itself and tease out the deepest secrets of nature and the workings of the world.

The Variscan War By: Iain
   8 Years, 8 Months, 2 Weeks, 3 Days, 2 Hours, 3 Minutes ago

Imperial debacles, heroic last stands, the valiant defence of an island, arduous desert crossings and a deadly hunt with the PCs as prey, not predator can all be found in The Variscan War, a mini-campaign (25-40hrs) for medium-high level characters.

Codex Seraphinianus By: Iain
   8 Years, 8 Months, 2 Weeks, 4 Days, 5 Hours ago

A fictional encyclopedia, depicting the bizarre fauna, flora, geography, culture and history of an imaginary world. (Actually a real-world book.)

Mediaeval Style Mythical Beasts By: Iain
   8 Years, 8 Months, 3 Weeks, 1 Hour, 14 Minutes ago

The authors of Mediaeval bestiaries were not merely concerned with providing a description of creatures. No, for them, everything in Creation had a purpose - nothing had been made without an ulterior aim: the edification and instruction of sinful man. So, each creature described is not merely an animal but a living parable, imbued with moral or religious symbolism.

Woolly Wyvern By: Iain
   8 Years, 8 Months, 3 Weeks, 1 Day, 7 Hours, 4 Minutes ago

When the great ice-sheets covered the north, life retreated before them, but some species stayed and endured. Whilst man huddled around fires in his caves, mighty beasts roamed the tundra: the Woolly Mammoth, the Woolly Rhinoceros…and the Woolly Wyvern.

Crown of Senren By: Iain
   8 Years, 8 Months, 3 Weeks, 2 Days, 2 Minutes ago

Small red flower, originally sprouted from the blood where St. Senren fell but now found widely over all Laurentia. Occasionally, a rare white flower will be found, with powerful magic properties. It is particularly prized by the religious order, the Senrenites.

The Senrenites By: Iain
   8 Years, 8 Months, 3 Weeks, 2 Days, 31 Minutes ago

The Senrenites - The Knights of the Most Holy Order of St. Senren - are one of the most powerful and influential religious orders in northern Laurentia. A militant order, they have nevertheless been widely credited with bringing a code of honour to conflicts that is now widely adhered to by most nations.

The Pillar of Zech By: Iain
   8 Years, 8 Months, 3 Weeks, 6 Days, 2 Hours, 43 Minutes ago

The Pillar of Zech is a quasi-Masonic secret society that exists throughout the continent of Laurentia. The goals of the Pillar are the active promotion of the Seven Princely Virtues (courage, honour, independence, intelligence, integrity, piety and revenge) across the world.

Mona Island By: Iain
   8 Years, 9 Months, 1 Week, 4 Days, 56 Minutes ago

Falling from its arid central plateau to the lush vegetation, tropical beaches and coral lagoons of the periphery, at first sight the island of Mona seems live a tropical paradise. However, those who spend longer there may learn more than they wish of its dark history.



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       By: Strolen

People that live in cities no longer have any contact with the gods. There was a pact between the gods, humans, and animals. We could talk to the gods and the trees were the witness' to the pact. When the trees started getting cut down to make cities the pact was broken by the destruction of the witness'. So now only those that live with nature can speak to the gods and/or animals. Some trees grow tall creating darkness that scares men and they are not able to go near them. If they could they could again speak to the gods.

Ideas  ( System ) | December 31, 2001 | View | UpVote 1xp


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