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Bone Bow
Items  (Ranged Weapons)   (Combat)
Scrasamax's comment on 2006-02-27 05:15 PM
Just for the record, I am never going to play NWN, just like the Captain isnt going to play Dungeons and Dragons. This post is too short and as Mourngrymn says it needs a better description, and backstory. It is too open ended and lacking in detail.

+.5 points for inspiring Mourn's posting Go to Comment
Bone Bow
Items  (Ranged Weapons)   (Combat)
Scrasamax's comment on 2006-03-02 05:50 PM
The rewrite is good, having addressed the question of lack of detail as well as giving powers in terms in addition to the stats. Good follow up. Go to Comment
Troll Belt
Items  (Clothes)   (Magical)
Scrasamax's comment on 2006-02-27 05:17 PM
Lets wrap ourselves in troll guts made by (insert mage's name)

Thank you, no. Go to Comment
Troll Belt
Items  (Clothes)   (Magical)
Scrasamax's comment on 2006-03-02 04:25 PM
Now I am begining to really like this Sigrin fellow, he's sick in the head and resourceful. 1/5 improved to a 3/5 Go to Comment
Troll Gloves
Items  (Clothes)   (Combat)
Scrasamax's comment on 2006-02-27 05:24 PM
The best of the trio, the gloves have some promise, though i think that each item granting regeneration is a bit much, a play could easily swath themselves in repellant troll bit magic items and end up with +3 or more regeneration a turn. Too stackable, and lacking in detail.

It is one thing to leave a submission open ended for adoption into anyone's home campaign, it is entirely another to take something from a video game and drop it in with the most minor of modification. Go to Comment
Troll Gloves
Items  (Clothes)   (Combat)
Scrasamax's comment on 2006-03-02 04:21 PM
A definate improvement. The backstory gives the rest of a feel for the item, where it came from and the reason it was created. In accordance, I have increased my vote for this it from a 2 to a 3. Go to Comment
Censer of Mal'Mennoth
Items  (Wand/Staff/ Arcane)   (Villanous)
Scrasamax's comment on 2006-02-27 05:34 PM
Now this is what kind of evil I like to have for dinner! Superb work Siren, the imagry and irony applied were great. Go to Comment
The Hunter's Neckband
Items  (Jewelry)   (Magical)
Scrasamax's comment on 2006-02-27 05:31 PM
While not earthshattering, a very well written and presented loup-de-noir type magic item, be careful what you wish for, as they say. Go to Comment
Ahoi Worm
Lifeforms  (Fauna)   (Water)
Scrasamax's comment on 2006-02-26 07:59 AM
What a viciously nasty little beastie Maggot! It is vile, revolting, and its lifestyle is both well documented as it is disgusting. That being said, I like it, both it's plausible mode of feeding and reproduction as well as its exploitation by the Quarsooth military. Go to Comment
E'Scatonia's Little Chest
Items  (Other)   (Magical)
Scrasamax's comment on 2006-02-27 05:38 PM
Only voted Go to Comment
Welcoming Spirits
Lifeforms  (Ethereal)   (Any)
Scrasamax's comment on 2010-04-30 10:15 AM
Kind of like a miniature psychopomp, I like and approve. Go to Comment
Hyrizi Dragon
Lifeforms  (Fauna)   (Forest/ Jungle)
Scrasamax's comment on 2006-02-24 11:20 PM
Interesting, but there is only one problem that I can see and that is that scavengers are typically not aggressive, considering that their primary source of food is already dead.

A second question, why is the toxin so corrosive? If it is a regular part of their digestive system, it would be stomach acid and not horribly hard to produce, while if it is a defensive weapon, that might be more apt. Go to Comment
Flowing Death
Lifeforms  (Unique)   (Water)
Scrasamax's comment on 2006-02-24 04:59 PM
Certainly an interesting idea, one that plays upon the common fear of pollution and the mistrust of industry. Such accidents, or 'accidents' could and certainly should appear in games after one fashion or another. While the spill need not be the direct effect of a magical potion factory, the effects could be the same.

What would happen if a town's water well was tainted with a Speak with animals potion? Would the locals make the connection of would there be a fad of Dr Doolittleism? Polymorphing potion? Fear potion to reduce the courage of obstinate villagers? The potential is endless!!!!

Now back the Flowing Death, the creature is certainly novel, what was it before being mutated? What happens if the PCs decide to use countermagic/antimagic against the beastie? Can wild magic spells or spells that contain wild magic be used against it? Go to Comment
The Twins
Items  (Melee Weapons)   (Sentient)
Scrasamax's comment on 2006-02-24 04:51 PM
Not bad, not at all. I like how the items were presented, and they are certainly novel, if difficult to use. i think that the story of Xiphi and Acer could be one that is told among magi to remind themselves of the dangerous powers that they wield and how quickly a seemingly loyal creation can turn against it's master.

The duality is nice and though some more information on the swords powers could be useful though not 100% necessary. Some other quest ideas could be encountering Acer in his quest to recover Xiphi, the two having been seperated by some mischance or maleficum. Go to Comment
Medieval Music
Articles  (Resource)   (Gaming - Genre)
Scrasamax's comment on 2006-02-24 04:54 PM
Short but certainly useful, the lute is by far too common and smacks entirely of the animated Robin Hood. (Dont get me wrong, I love the movie, but in terms of gaming, its campy fun!) Go to Comment
Dougilus Magicus
NPCs  (Minor)   (Political)
Scrasamax's comment on 2006-02-23 04:54 PM
Only voted Go to Comment
Inn Ye' Go
Locations  (Establishment)   (Any)
Scrasamax's comment on 2006-02-23 04:51 PM
A notch above the often painfully stereotypical Red Dragon Inn Go to Comment
Language Aquisition
Articles  (Rules and Advice)   (Gaming - In General)
Scrasamax's comment on 2006-02-22 05:08 PM
This is certainly a good post, something that I would tend to take for granted. The one thing missing is the entry for the mongrel language that was created as a synthesis of different languages from different linguistic families.


English. It is a difficult language to learn since it has its roots in Welsh, infused with Anglic, Saxon, and after 1022 (i think) strong elements of Latin and French. It spans the germanic and romantic families, but belongs to neither, and it is one of the more difficult languages to learn, regardless of what others may be known Go to Comment
Polar Horror
Lifeforms  (Fauna)   (Tundra/ Arctic)
Scrasamax's comment on 2006-02-21 09:42 PM
Kinda reminds me of a arctic form of the Tremors grabboid. Presentation is good, and the idea of the horror molting out of it's fur to escape flame like a snake shedding its skin was interesting. Go to Comment
Knuckle Sweets
Society/ Organizations  (Criminal/Espionage)   (Local)
Scrasamax's comment on 2006-02-21 04:42 PM
I like the concept and the presentation were good. I like the amount of personal detail that went into the founder of the guild/gang that explains alot of what the guild is about. Nicely done. Go to Comment
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