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Pettyartist
May 3, 2018
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A Puzzling Portal    Dungeons  (Any)   (Doors)

Sometimes a door is the best security system.

Pettyartist
April 16, 2018
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Votes: 4 / 4.500000
Nonlethal Traps for the Discerning Dungeon-Owner    Dungeons  (Any)   (Traps)

Sometimes the owner of a dungeon doesn't want to kill its intruders, just detain and embarrass them a bit.

A series of traps and puzzles that are sure to cause pause in your players without killing them..... maybe.

WAR10CK
February 11, 2018
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Ideas: 1
Votes: 2 / 3.750000
Decontamination Chamber    Dungeons  (Any)   (Rooms/ Halls)

"This is a clean room environment. So we will have to pass through decontamination before we can enter." Researcher Gorgron Rogbutt, an Orc.

WAR10CK
February 2, 2018
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Ideas: 1
Votes: 3 / 4.000000
Tomb of the Unknown Child Soldier    Dungeons  (Underground)   (Rooms/ Halls)

"Here lies a peasant child scarred by the heat of battle.
Fighting not for glory but because he just wanted to live,
His despairation led him to victory."

~ Carved on the ornate stone doors leading to the large tomb.

WAR10CK
February 1, 2018
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Ideas: 0
Votes: 1 / 3.500000
The 1337 Passphrase    Dungeons  (Any)   (Puzzles)

A very difficult puzzle which requires knowledge in simple leet speak to solve. It might take a while to figure out as you have to rearrange letters and numbers to form a sentence.

WAR10CK
February 1, 2018
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Comments: 2
Ideas: 0
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A Pretty Good Private Code    Dungeons  (Any)   (Puzzles)

A puzzle that requires knowledge of the PGP Word List to complete. It is impossible without knowing this information. VERY COMPLEX! NOT FOR BEGINNERS!

WAR10CK
January 27, 2018
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Ideas: 0
Votes: 1 / 3.000000
Technomancer's Four Tests    Dungeons  (Any)   (Puzzles)

This is a system of classification that admittedly I shamelessly copied from TES (The Elder Scrolls). It sorts traps and puzzles into four categories known in TES as The Four Tests. Examples of each that I made myself are included.

WAR10CK
January 23, 2018
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Comments: 1
Ideas: 0
Votes: 1 / 3.000000
The Network Intrusion    Dungeons  (Other)   (Puzzles)

A graph theory based puzzle for a Shadowrun Setting.

WAR10CK
January 15, 2018
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Ideas: 0
Votes: 2 / 2.000000
The Prisoner Box Challenge    Dungeons  (Any)   (Puzzles)

This consists of a trap and encounter as the puzzle. There will be ten PCs for this example but this will work with any even number of PCs.

Cheka Man
August 6, 2017
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Votes: 3 / 4.000000
30 More Prisons    Dungeons  (Any)   (Rooms/ Halls)

30 Prisons, some of which are dreadful places in which to be, whilst others can be surprisingly pleasant, as far as somewhere can be pleasant when you are not allowed to leave it. Some are short term places of confinement, others are where you will spend the rest of your life unless you manage to escape.

MarcelGarcia
July 12, 2017
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Comments: 11
Ideas: 0
Votes: 6 / 3.750000
The Well Lock    Dungeons  (Any)   (Puzzles)
A well to be filled,
from four statues spilled.
When leveled, tis shown,
the dark path unknown.
Fiendrunner
December 22, 2016
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Ideas: 1
Votes: 6 / 3.250000
The Sand Box RIddle    Dungeons  (Any)   (Doors)

A simple addition to the riddles often used to open doors or paths in a dungeon. The party are presented with a riddle and then have to draw the answer in the sand box.





Scrasamax
September 3, 2016
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Votes: 1 / 5.000000
The Digital Dungeon    Dungeons  (Other)   (Style)

The virtual battlefields of the of the Cosmic Era

Mageek
May 30, 2016
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Ideas: 1
Votes: 7 / 4.000000
Secret Wizard Bases with Your Peace of Mind in Mind    Dungeons  (Underground)   (Rooms/ Halls)

You, a wizard, have a secret wizard base. Pesky adventurers and who knows what else would simply love to find it and loot all of your precious stuff. Here are some things to consider during construction.

Scrasamax
May 29, 2016
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Ideas: 1
Votes: 7 / 4.071429
25 Things to Find in a Nook, Alcove, or Grotto    Dungeons  (Underground)   (Traps)

That looks interesting, I make a search check for loot.

Wait... what comes at me?

Mageek
March 27, 2016
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Ideas: 0
Votes: 8 / 4.562500
Sanctum of Water    Dungeons  (Water)   (Puzzles)

An underwater dungeon whose lore is heavily inspired by Lovecraft's The Temple, and whose design is inspired by Ocarina of Time's water temple. Contains interconnected water-level puzzles and is an example of a dungeon which requires a profile-view map.

Mageek
November 23, 2015
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Ideas: 0
Votes: 2 / 3.750000
Halving Yin-Yang    Dungeons  (Any)   (Puzzles)

A geometric cut puzzle that can be inserted into any dungeon/door/treasure chest.

Mageek
November 4, 2015
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Ideas: 0
Votes: 5 / 4.700000
The Guest Star Portends    Dungeons  (Desert)   (Puzzles)

A desert-themed astrological puzzle inspired by a 2000 year-old analog computer, an ancient supernova, and the Ziggurat of Ur.

Scrasamax
October 18, 2015
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Ideas: 0
Votes: 1 / 4.500000
Wonder World LLC    Dungeons  (Other)   (Style)

Wonder World LLC is the largest operator of virtual theme parks, amusement parks, and other non-sport, non-mmo virtual environments.

Mageek
October 17, 2015
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Votes: 3 / 4.500000
Cryptic Language - Crypt    Dungeons  (Any)   (Puzzles)

Worn runes on ancient ruins, scrawled annotations on old maps, scribbles in the margins of arcane tomes – cryptic text is a central part of the adventuring experience. Basic encryption schemes are an excellent way to embellish your campaign with a consistent textual theme while allowing for the inclusion of messages hidden in plain sight. This post describes a simple connected cipher, named Crypt, perfect for arcane languages and alien text.

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A large vertical cave has a constant, strong wind blowing out of it from the bowels of the earth. If one was to jump into the currents they would have a controlled ascent on the winds till they reached a height where their weight and the winds force reached equilibrium. Impossible to climb down naturally. What is it? Natural winds from the earth or a complex magical protection for an underground lair?

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