Sociological and Institutional storytelling versus psychological and individual storytelling
Everyone expects the power armor trooper and his trusty combat rifle, assault rifle, storm-bolter, etc.
One foot in front of the other, I always say. What's behind is best forgotten.
The City of 10,000 dogs is famous for the variety of dogs bred there, and now someone has started stealing those dogs
The Skull of Golodh is the gold encrusted skull of the Dwarf Lord Golodh and it is cursed
Phantom Island is a small island beset by ghosts
Better known as Norby's Comet, Research Station Ktynga is a multi-layered deep space arcanotech habitat funded by the Atlantic Federation, the New Hanseatic League, and the Glassenheim Foundation
Summoning spells are typically cast or are tied to the basic magic item pack of jewels, rods, and so forth. Summoning devices take the same concept and tie the spell to a weapon, shield, or piece of armor.
A by the books dark and gloomy forest, but with an unlikely protector
No one is really sure what a Xamek is, or if they even exist
The core of the Carolinian Resurgence is the Ouvrage progam
The Ettin System is also known as a Dummy Head
Cyber-Satyrs are an uncommon but increasingly popular sexual/charisma based cyber and genetic modification profile
One of the biggest obstacles to life on a long duration ship voyage is boredom.
The Elemental is a well known and well established unit in the gaming universe, and they are invariably humanoid shaped hulks or amorphous blobs of the element they are composed of. This is lacking in imagination.
The definition of an ELMS and a sample one
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.
An Escape Challenge consisting of a puzzle room and arena. Meant to demonstrate that fact that brains are required for combat as well as brawn. Best used on players who just use force to solve everything.
The Food Riots is a generic plot for use in the Cosmic Era
Such a powerful and iconic figure from mythology cannot be reduced to a single entry for the Cosmic Era
The king's palace is destroyed by a falling star, which detonates like a nuclear bomb in the center of the city. When the inhabitants grow brave enough to investigate the ruins of the palace, they find a new ruler, one from beyond the stars, emerging from the meteor.