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EchoMirage
March 2, 2018
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Comments: 6
Ideas: 0
Votes: 5 / 5.000000
30 Monsters of the North    Lifeforms  (Intelligent Species)   (Tundra/ Arctic)

A horde of devious, ferocious, tenacious, and atrocious creatures, beasts, and monstrosities to populate the northern realms of your fantasy. Get them while they're cold!

Scrasamax
August 21, 2017
Hits: 568
Comments: 4
Ideas: 0
Votes: 3 / 4.666667
The Bikini Situation    Lifeforms  (Unique)   (Water)

oft eliciting nervous laughter, the Bikini Situation involves not bathing suit bottoms, but rather a problem that arose from the bottom of the Bikini atoll in the Pacific. It is a serious issue for the Pacific Rim Coalition.

Scrasamax
February 18, 2017
Hits: 752
Comments: 2
Ideas: 0
Votes: 2 / 5.000000
Awake    Articles  (Fiction)   (Gaming - Genre)

For twenty seven years I lived a strange and unimaginable life, and one morning I woke up divorced from life. I was awake.

I wish I could go back to sleep

valadaar
August 17, 2015
Hits: 1519
Comments: 15
Ideas: 2
Votes: 6 / 4.083333
The Celestial Dragon Suit    Items  (Clothes)   (Magical)

A wonderfully ornate wood and silk dragon suit of the kind used in the Chinese Dragon dance. Flawlessly crafted, it is a wonder to see.

Ancient Gamer
February 9, 2015
Hits: 1807
Comments: 10
Ideas: 8
Votes: 5 / 5.000000
Pilgrim    Locations  (City)   (Plains)

There exists, within the interdimensional realm known as "Muir", a most holy city; a city of Gods, a city of Legends, a city with Dark Secrets.

axlerowes
January 5, 2015
Hits: 2297
Comments: 4
Ideas: 31
Votes: 4 / 4.875000
The 30 Most Well Known Starfighters in the Outer Arms    Items  (SpaceShips)   (Combat)

A survey of past and present space farers gives us a list of the 30 most common and or memorable small star ships encountered across the frontiers of human occupied space.

EchoMirage
October 5, 2014
Hits: 2068
Comments: 15
Ideas: 0
Votes: 9 / 5.000000
30 Alien Races    Lifeforms  (Intelligent Species)   (Any)

To all space explorers, rogue traders and Federation colonisation and expeditionary force officers!

Thirty new alien species have been discovered. You are well-advised to inform yourselves, as to engage these entities correctly, without risk of harm to yourself or to the interests of Terra.

Ten of the described species are human in origin, yet modified to such a degree that they no longer need to be considered human.

Another ten are civilisation-building aliens competing with Terra for available space.

The final ten entries are remarkable life forms that display sapience, without using it to create civilisations. Caution is advised.

Scrasamax
May 20, 2014
Hits: 1725
Comments: 7
Ideas: 0
Votes: 5 / 4.900000
30 Fantastic Locations    Locations  (Area)   (Any)

drawn from/inspired by Hellfire: the Summoning mobile game

Scrasamax
March 25, 2014
Hits: 2136
Comments: 12
Ideas: 0
Votes: 6 / 4.750000
Star Whale    Lifeforms  (Third Kingdom)   (Space)

Methinks we have hugely mistaken this matter of Life and Death. Methinks that what they call my shadow here on earth is my true substance. Methinks that in looking at things spiritual, we are too much like oysters observing the sun through the water, and thinking that thick water the thinnest of air. Me thinks my body is but the lees of my better being. In fact take my body who will, take it I say, it is not me.”

? Herman Melville, Moby Dick

axlerowes
March 23, 2014
Hits: 1540
Comments: 6
Ideas: 0
Votes: 3 / 4.666667
The Martell Griffin and the 8th Plague of Lake Superior    Lifeforms  (Unique)   (Plains)

All you need to stop a brain is a bullet.

valadaar
March 11, 2014
Hits: 2016
Comments: 20
Ideas: 1
Votes: 8 / 4.375000
Valadaars First Submission Advice    Articles  (Rules and Advice)   (Citadel Help)

The author's quips and comments on making the most of your first submission

Murometz
March 8, 2014
Hits: 1586
Comments: 11
Ideas: 0
Votes: 9 / 4.111111
Gravediggers' Legacy    Items  (Equipment Listing)   (Combat)

A short tale about a shovel, a spade, and two trowels

Longspeak
January 31, 2014
Hits: 2307
Comments: 24
Ideas: 0
Votes: 12 / 4.666667
Organic NPCs (and PCs)    Articles  (Character)   (Gaming - In General)

There are plenty of resources available to help detail characters. I wanted a way to organize and present those details in play naturally.

caesar193
October 26, 2013
Hits: 1932
Comments: 9
Ideas: 0
Votes: 7 / 4.428571
Civitas Caeli    Locations  (City)   (Space)

Sometimes Utopias should stay as mere legends.

Scrasamax
September 12, 2013
Hits: 3145
Comments: 13
Ideas: 1
Votes: 7 / 4.857143
30 Dimensional Fatigue Events    Plots  (Crisis)   (Encounter)

When arcanotech fails, it fails spectacularly

MysticMoon
September 9, 2013
Hits: 3174
Comments: 17
Ideas: 0
Votes: 13 / 4.576923
Refuge Beneath the Waves    Locations  (Regional)   (Water)

"They said it would bring us a new age of wonder, of exploration, of excitement. I don't think this is what they meant: us scurrying around like rats in our cities of steam and steel, far away from the land and the sun."

Forganthus
June 7, 2013
Hits: 2520
Comments: 17
Ideas: 0
Votes: 14 / 4.892857
A Spell Called Catherine    Plots  (Crisis)   (Single-Storyline)

When a wizard named Mendalus develops a spell that summons an obedient woman named Catherine--exactly like any other summoning spell--it creates chaos in the wizard-metropolis of Meltheria, as many interested parties struggle to understand the nature (and legality) of the Catherine spell, while vast fortunes hang in the balance.

Shadoweagle
December 20, 2012
Hits: 3464
Comments: 21
Ideas: 0
Votes: 11 / 4.818182
Fields of Flesh    Plots  (Hired)   (Single-Storyline)

Lavish glade and lush green field,

Wizen'd oaks; to the blight all yield.

Weeping trees of crimson blood,

the Fields of Flesh turn life to mud.

Will you tread and smile and sleep

where devils dance and angels weep?

Dossta
October 24, 2012
Hits: 4965
Comments: 16
Ideas: 0
Votes: 11 / 4.772727
30 Things That Grow in a Dwarven Beard    Systems  (Agriculture/ Husbandry)   (General)

Dwarven beards are rich habitats for the enterprising critter.

Dossta
September 25, 2012
Hits: 2774
Comments: 21
Ideas: 0
Votes: 11 / 4.636364
10 Dragon Lairs, Denizens & Hoards    Locations  (Fortification)   (Any)

A grab-bag of draconic goodness, ready to plug into a variety of settings from Steam-Punk to Modern to Fantasy.

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       By: Monument

THE COVEN
When the characters approach a clearing in the forest, they will see 4 ogres who are guarding, and preventing from escape, 4 human males, and 3 human females. The ogres will see the party and leap to attack. The females will scream "OUR SAVIORS!!" and run screaming straight across the currently forming battlefield, in between ogres and party members, to hide behind the rearmost party members. They will be safe there. The males will try to skirt the battle to the north side to join the women.

To the south, giants will be hiding in the thick underbrush until the party has engaged the ogres and then attack the most opportune target EXCEPT the ones that the females are next to.

It should be noted that the female commoners are not female commoners at all, nor are the male commoners actually male commoners. The female commoners are the hags, who have polymorphed themselves as the commoners in their stewpot to escape detection. The males skirting the battle are actually MORE ogres, the hags were in the process of polymorphing ALL the ogres into regular humans for ambush purposes. The REAL commoners are already dead, having found their way into the coven's cauldron for dinner.

The hags (the women) will position themselves near to any spellcasters in the rear first, and then near anyone else in the back of the fight. The ogres (the men) will wait until the hags shift form, and then attack first the rear folks, then shift into the melee.

It is possible that the characters, as they approach the ogres, will notice the giants in the bush, and be able to warn the others of the ambush.

GAME NOTES: If you sell the screaming women correctly, they will not even be suspected until it is too late. Therein lay the problem. This encounter is ESPECIALLY deadly to the rear eschelon of the party. It is entirely possible that the hags will finish off half the party before they even realize they have been duped. Caution is required if the game master wishes to avoid a TPK(total party kill).

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