ephemeralstability's Hall of Honour Submissions - ( 33 )

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Masque of Confusion By: ephemeralstability

Unknown to anyone, a glamorous ball for the Duke of Erezi will turn into a confusing and chaotic bloodbath.

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320xp
19 replies
12928 views
5 HoHs
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Character Hooks By: ephemeralstability

I'm trying to think of alternatives for game-openings, to replace the standard 'meet up in a tavern' or 'adventuring group applying for a job' techniques. I know these can be easy ways to get people playing, but I'm certain there are more interesting ways...

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300xp
43 replies
19159 views
5 HoHs
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Trivulo's Compendium By: ephemeralstability

A dangerous book of maps...

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235xp
12 replies
9939 views
3 HoHs
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The End of the World By: ephemeralstability

Following a discussion we had on the site, I thought we could start up a thread to post the pre- and post-apocalyptic effects of a comet/minor planetary impact on a campaign world.

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275xp
24 replies
11113 views
3 HoHs
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The Disappearance By: ephemeralstability

Two sly-looking men turn up in town accompanied by a third man who says very little and who they don't allow to be seen much.

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125xp
6 replies
5985 views
1 HoH
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The Blue Books: Part I By: ephemeralstability

The characters are stranded on an island, where a wizard, corrupted by the powers of the first Blue Book, has been killed by his own magical experiments. They will discover the awful truth that lurks in his subterranean workshop, and a seed of evil will be sown...

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145xp
12 replies
9499 views
1 HoH
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Ars Dracopodemiae By: ephemeralstability

A transcription, beyng the seminal introduction by Mr S J Ponsuler to the theory and praxis of Dracapodemy, the studie of Dragons' migration patterns. This tome ys to be founde in the librarie of Anserne University, alonge with many years of copies of the Dracapodemyst's Almanac not to mention verious othere tomes on the subjecte.

(Another submission I'm transferring over to the main site from the fora).

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765xp
25 replies
14192 views
15 HoHs
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Lazhkmazhon By: ephemeralstability

An impressive citadel in the Askharnn mountains. Their prohibitive laws on travel during the Winter months can be a problem for pilgrims and wanderers.

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265xp
11 replies
8441 views
2 HoHs
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The Daedalus Factor By: ephemeralstability

The Despotic Queen of Shiant has decreed that a competition will take place in the month of Oconerry. She will have built a labyrinth through which the contenders must pass in order to win the ultimate prize: her hand in marriage.

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285xp
13 replies
8839 views
3 HoHs
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Fire ants By: ephemeralstability

The mystery of fyre is one which has much occupyed my studies and the studies of men before me. ... I have concluded that fyre is the product of Fyre Antes.

Professor J Klewlise, "On the nature and origin of fyre" (1542)

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185xp
7 replies
6503 views
1 HoH
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Mad Magic By: ephemeralstability

When wizards go mad, what curious ruins do they leave behind?

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270xp
13 replies
6519 views
4 HoHs
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Carmo By: ephemeralstability

Carmo keeps a shop in the backstreets of Erezi. It's not often visited, Carmo makes people feel...uneasy. Even the veterans of the Erezi underworld are uncomfortable being alone with Carmo. But they need to buy their traps from somewhere...

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160xp
10 replies
9925 views
1 HoH
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Trollish Measurements By: ephemeralstability

Hathalfar holds the writhing troll down with his gloved fist and sword. The beast squirms at the touch of metal. 'How far is Kolm?' he demands for the third time. 'I said! A long way away,' replies the troll.

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235xp
10 replies
8067 views
2 HoHs
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Muzzled Mouse By: ephemeralstability

Sometimes locks need that extra sharp fingernail to twist the catch. Sometimes a thief might find himself locked in a prison with a wooden door. The Muzzled Mouse is a hideous little tool which helps one in such situations...

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390xp
33 replies
17357 views
4 HoHs
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Tunguska Dreaming By: ephemeralstability

A (fairly sketchy) outline of a one-off adventure I ran based around the (time-honoured/hackneyed) Tunguska Event of 1908. As such it is quite specific (hopefully not hackneyed) and will probably best serve as a specimen for dissection to get those parts you can use in your own adventures. But then this is an Ideas Guild after all...

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180xp
6 replies
3098 views
2 HoHs
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Lyrian Necklace By: ephemeralstability

The silver necklaces whose inset gems display the status of the wearer.

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155xp
13 replies
8737 views
2 HoHs
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The Great Gate of Calast By: ephemeralstability

The Great Gate of Calast is not like other gates. It's got a mind of its own...

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515xp
26 replies
17843 views
6 HoHs
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Draconian parasites By: ephemeralstability

Dragons, being huge and meaty, are the ideal habitat for countless unpleasant parasites.

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210xp
8 replies
8249 views
1 HoH
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Egg Cup of Summoning By: ephemeralstability

This looks like an elaborately fashioned wooden egg-cup, but it is a powerful magical tool, used mainly by witches to conjure up spirits and familiars.

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205xp
17 replies
13293 views
2 HoHs
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Insects (and Spiders and other creepy crawlies) By: ephemeralstability

Creepy, Crawley, Buzzing, Digging, Biting, Building, Sticking, Jumping, Clicking, and all the other things these small things do.

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155xp
37 replies
84948 views
2 HoHs