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manfred
July 22, 2008
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Component Magic    Systems  (Mystical)   (Specific)

...or Lego Magic, if you will.

manfred
October 14, 2007
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True Vampires: Magic    Systems  (Mystical)   (General)

Vampires have strange powers indeed.

manfred
August 31, 2007
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Priests of Geryon    Systems  (Divine/ Spirit)   (Specific)

Priests of the god of agriculture.

manfred
December 18, 2006
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Icathian Magic    Systems  (Mystical)   (Defining)

The sum of all spellcasting traditions of one world - or most of them - in one place.

manfred
October 22, 2006
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Order of the Holy Swine    Systems  (Mystical)   (General)

Deep forests hide many secrets, and traditions older and stranger than civilization itself.

manfred
July 19, 2006
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Debeth, the God of Knowledge    Systems  (Divine/ Spirit)   (General)

What is the worship of knowledge for some, can be revenge for a few, and unwanted revelations for others.

manfred
July 13, 2006
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Spirit World    Systems  (Divine/ Spirit)   (Defining)

A world of spirits, that exists alongside to ours.

manfred
May 26, 2006
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FTL drives    Systems  (Transportation)   (Defining)

Tell me, who wouldn’t want to see the stars? But laws of physics, as we know them, seem to put undesired constraints on extensive traveling through space. Can’t we just get around them? Seriously: how could a Faster-Than-Light drive work?

manfred
January 30, 2006
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Mathom, the God of Delays    Systems  (Divine/ Spirit)   (Defining)

Mathom, the God of Delays, is an overlooked but powerful entity. Few worship him, but many remember him with word and deed.

manfred
December 24, 2005
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Ideas: 4
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Adventurer Guilds    Systems  (Societal/ Cultural)   (General)

An adventurer guild is a way to provide plot hooks, motivation and social context for such a weird and diverse group of people known as “adventurers”. It can can offer interesting options, in-game and out-of-game.

manfred
December 10, 2005
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Ideas: 10
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Unique Magic Items    Systems  (Mystical)   (Defining)

Magic is a strange power, that can be harnessed (or not?), but never fully understood. Magic should be unique. Magic could be REALLY unique on this one world…

manfred
December 10, 2005
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Comments: 27
Ideas: 20
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Runecasting - Dwarven Magics    Systems  (Mystical)   (General)

It is said that dwarves have problems with using magic (maybe they cannot cast spells at all). This is an attempt to create a distinctly dwarwen school of magic. The way you use it is of course yours.

manfred
November 23, 2005
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The Judge    Systems  (Divine/ Spirit)   (Defining)

The Judge is the Ultimate Judge, who judges all beings after death. After death, you face The One. He measures your worth and determines your faith appropriately.

manfred
November 23, 2005
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Icathian Gods    Systems  (Divine/ Spirit)   (Specific)

Those who have created the world. Those who are few but seem like many. Those who will be worshipped forever, if but in a different guise.

manfred
October 30, 2005
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Path of the Days Gone By    Systems  (Mystical)   (Defining)

Do you Remember?

manfred
October 30, 2005
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The Masters Of Fog Magic    Systems  (Mystical)   (Defining)

The followers of this school specialize in the control of the Fog phenomenon. In a world where most magical effects have only a short duration, theirs can stay active for hours, even days in some rare cases.

manfred
October 30, 2005
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Implant-based Magic    Systems  (Mystical)   (Defining)

Here, fantasy meets science-fiction. Little green men have built automated outposts for the research of this planet.

manfred
October 30, 2005
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Schools of Magic    Systems  (Mystical)   (Defining)

These are mystic traditions and their attendant sources.

manfred

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Fear the Gods

       By: manfred

Culture/Religion: based on fear and respect. Gods are very dangerous creatures, sometimes friendly, often not. Temples are the way to make contact with them... if not easier, then at least more concentrated in one place. Were it not for the temples, gods could be running amok among the people. Therefore, mortals have to keep the gods close to temples, entertained and worshipped. It doesn't make the bad ones any friendlier, though (and is no guarantee some won't go on trips now and then). Still, there have to be priests that are hardy men, able to survive the rigours of their position, get a sufficient number of worshippers to make the gods feel important enough, and mediate the contact between mortals and immortals.

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