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Cheka Man
30 Prices for Demonic Help By: Cheka Man

The Demons of the Underworld are powerful, but there is a price to pay for their help, that is often not worth it.

by Cheka Man
43xp
2 replies
187 views
Cheka Man
7 Reasons Why Magical Healing Can Be Unwise By: Cheka Man

Often magical healing is commonplace, but here are seven reasons why it may not always be the best thing to do when one gets injured and more mundane forms of healing might be better.

by Cheka Man
154xp
9 replies
1113 views
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7 Ways to hide a Body By: Cheka Man

Murder is highly illegal, but it is something that those on an adventure tend to commit. Assuming they didn't do it in public, they have the problem of a body to conceal to give them time to get away from either law enforcement or an angry lynch mob.

by Cheka Man
50xp
4 replies
3837 views
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7 Desert Encounters By: Cheka Man

Seven encounters for your PCs to have whilst out in the hot desert wastes.

by Cheka Man
60xp
5 replies
1443 views
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30 Problems With Swords By: Cheka Man

The sword may be a famous and fearsome weapon, but even the best of them may have problems with it

by Cheka Man
110xp
4 replies
1724 views
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30 reasons why Magic is mainly used for evil By: Cheka Man

Why is most magic used for evil? Well, because...

by Cheka Man
70xp
4 replies
1652 views
Stork
A simple start for a new dungeon By: Stork

Have a dungeon that could fit anywhere? Want to get the heroes there in a hurry? Try this.

by Stork
85xp
4 replies
1732 views
Cheka Man
7 Horrifying Curses By: Cheka Man

Often PCs get on the wrong side of powerful users of magic or break into enchanted tombs, either may get them on the wrong side of a curse.

by Cheka Man
105xp
5 replies
2992 views
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30 Nobles By: Cheka Man

Many roleplays are set in a world where much of the land is held by barons and other nobles serving under the King or Queen. Sometimes the PCs may need to meet these nobles to ask for help in their Quest, at other times they may be caught for breaking the law and end up with their lives in his hands. Yet nobles are different;some may be good people who care for those underneath them and are loved in return, others may be unpleasent tyrantts hated and feared by their underlings, and still others a bit of both. With this in mind I present thirty nobles

by Cheka Man
80xp
5 replies
2684 views
Chaosmark
Plot Generation By: Chaosmark

You can have a world, you can have players. They might have even made characters that were so beautifully crafted that you cried when reviewing them. But if you don't have a plot, your game ain't goin' nowhere.

by Chaosmark
65xp
6 replies
5824 views
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News from the Real World By: Chaosmark

Resurrecting an old thread in a new format, here we bring you News from the Real world, where you can submit news as it translates to your game world.

by Chaosmark
75xp
13 replies
7956 views
MoonHunter
Lazy's man guide to constructing a CoC or Horror adventure By: MoonHunter

This is a great article posted on another site (who reposted it from another site, who took it from another), but I thought many would enjoy it here. It is The Lazy Man's Guide for Constructing a Call of the Cthulhu Adventure, written by Sandy Petersen, original author of the Call of Cthulhu.

by MoonHunter
150xp
8 replies
11273 views
2 HoHs
manfred
How A Trap Should Really Be Put Into An Adventure By: manfred

Traps need to make sense. Somebody must of made it for a specific purpose.

by manfred
210xp
10 replies
8555 views
1 HoH