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April 24, 2007, 12:04 am

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Empty Pockets


Tired of reaching to pay your bar tab and finding that some clever-fingered rouge has liberated your funds? Security is only a stitch away! After youâ??re done washing dishes that is.

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   Pioneered by a very fashionable former adventurer who had the clever idea of sewing his bag of holding to the inside of his cloak, Empty Pockets are the natural conclusion to a great idea. Having uses in everything from larceny to personal security, with Empty Pockets you’ll never have to mess with complicated latches, snaps, knots, and ties on your belt pouches again. A combination of extradimensional storage and anti-theft device just fill the pocket, give a command, and the contents disappear, replaced with a normal, empty pocket. The Empty Pocket is available at the Sorcerous Styles and Apparel Shoppe in your local metropolis and comes in many capacities, styles, and with special features including the No Pocket (pocket disappears completely) and Pockets In One (multiple extradimensional pockets accessed through the one opening).

   It is difficult to be both stylish and a hero of the realm, especially when you consider the dragons, rotting, walking corpses, firetraps, and everything else you come across when you camp overnight at the mouth of a cave. But every now and then someone comes along who can muck through the worst and come out immaculate. Augustus Sardius Rex III is one of these, a born aristocrat and sorcerer he turned his great wealth garnered from adventuring to the noble cause of eradicating the evils of bad taste. But for all his pompous character and Mightier Than Thou ideals he has some good ideas. His Dragon Proof clothes line, Everclean material, and extensive magical jewelry line are known round the civilized world, and it is guarantied to always be in style.

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April 24, 2007, 0:06
I'll have more to come on both the Sorcerous Styles and Apparel Shoppe and Augustus Sardius Rex III.
April 24, 2007, 3:39
He can expect a full rivalry from Ananda, the Arch-Mage of Style (inserts suitable finger-snaps)

I'm not really sure aobut this sumbission though. The item is a bit vague, a belt of thief proof extra-dimensional pockets, but it seems rushed. Auggie seems like an interesting chap and I look forward to reading about him.
April 24, 2007, 8:28
I think fleshing out the Magic/Cursed Properties section with the full details would help this sub and help address Scrasamax's points.

Are you limited to objects which can reasonably be contained in a small pocket, or could I drop a sheathed stilleto into the pocket?

What happens if the magic is disrupted? Do the hidden objects still cause weight?
Voted Cheka Man
April 24, 2007, 13:36
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Voted Wulfhere
April 24, 2007, 14:34
Like the others, I want more about the ever-stylish Augustus Sardius Rex III! The extradimensional pockets themselves aren't as interesting as their creator. While some more information about the capabilities and limitations of the pockets would be good, I'd like to see them lead off a scroll of fashionable magical apparel. After all, why should today's adventurers be deprived of Everclean material and Dragon Proof (tm) robes?
April 24, 2007, 21:31
It is a bit rushed, I rediscovered an old stack of ideas and characters (covered with Dust of Sneezing and Choking) and decided to post a few before midnight. Pockets can only hold what can fit into it sideways, but the extradimensional area can be of any shape (think of it as a pair of jeans with the pocket cut out, you could fit a slim shotgun, but you'd be hard pressed to fit a laptop). Objects in the pocket have no weight, but the opening into the extradimensional space disappears in antimagic zones as if it had been sealed.
Voted MoonHunter
April 26, 2007, 1:52
Basic and interesting. Useful too. It is more a plug for the owner of the clothing line than a piece submission. After you do him, you can edit this piece and give it more focus.
Voted Nuchiha101
May 20, 2011, 23:25

This is a very interesting item, but it isn't perfect. It's a great item though, I myself is usually the one gaining the cash, and not losing it.

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