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Cheka Man
30 Banned Weapons and Spells and why they are Banned By: Cheka Man

Rulers have banned a lot of things, some for good reasons, others because they are killjoys. Here are 30 banned weapons and spells for the lawbreakers amongst your PCs to use-if they dare.

by Cheka Man
100xp
5 replies
1777 views
Cheka Man
30 Types of Fire By: Cheka Man

Where are you going to hide when the flames are burning?'

Thirty different types of flame.

by Cheka Man
135xp
6 replies
2097 views
Cheka Man
7 Types of Rulers By: Cheka Man

So the PCs need the help of the ruler/s do they? It makes a big difference depending on what kind of rulers they are appealing to. What works well in one case may not work well in another.

by Cheka Man
80xp
3 replies
1866 views
Cheka Man
7 Ways To Control Monarchs By: Cheka Man

Many, perhaps most fantasy lands are monarchies, which can be ruled well when the monarch is a clever and able man or woman devoted to his or her people. But what happens when the monarch is ill, or is tyrannically cruel, or a young child, or is otherwise blatantly unfit to rule? How can he or she be dealt with without risking civil war as powerful nobles fight for the crown?

by Cheka Man
82xp
4 replies
2506 views
caesar193
The Maze and the Labyrinth By: caesar193

'So's ya want ta know about the maze and the labyrinth? There's a difference, ya know. The maze is more like a, a, puzzle, a puzzle where ya wander and gets lost. An' a labyrinth is more... straight, ai guess, straight with curves, if'n ya gets what I'm sayin'.'

-Old Gerald, man in the pub.

by caesar193
90xp
5 replies
2733 views
Pariah
Common By: Pariah

One thing holds consistent across the numerous worlds of science fiction and fantasy: everyone speaks the same language. Whether it's Lojban, English, Common, or the High Tongue of the Autumn Empire; there's one language that everyone knows, unless plot demands otherwise.

by Pariah
285xp
12 replies
3314 views
2 HoHs
OmegaDraco
Apportation Research By: OmegaDraco

Confiscated log entries concerning research, particle scanners, micromachines, and computer software on the subject of Teleportation.

by OmegaDraco
165xp
11 replies
2388 views
ArchPegasus
Magic as a Cause for Technology By: ArchPegasus

Sticks.. vines.. simple engineering... hut! Coconut... scry magic.. Radio!!

by ArchPegasus
140xp
12 replies
4439 views
manfred
Afterlife By: manfred

What kind of interesting Afterlife(s) do the people have in your game world(s), whether they believe in it or for real? Is there hell(s), or paradise(s), or something in-between? What happens when people die?

by manfred
210xp
20 replies
9787 views
1 HoH
Scrasamax
The Old World By: Scrasamax

Many times the Old World has been mentioned in my works. Submitted for your approval...The Old World.

by Scrasamax
375xp
15 replies
22425 views
5 HoHs
Druid_Wiking
Legal Codes By: Druid_Wiking

A guide on creating legal codes for games, history, examples, and why bother?

by Druid_Wiking
60xp
6 replies
7368 views