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Aramax
February 7, 2017
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Adventuring Butlers of The Sundered Worlds    Systems  (Technical/ Mechanical)   (Specific)

If a society has adventuring as a career path long enough, some unusual subtypes will emerge

Scrasamax
December 4, 2016
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Comments: 3
Ideas: 0
Votes: 2 / 4.250000
Metric Time    Systems  (Technical/ Mechanical)   (Specific)

In the Cosmic Era, time has been adapted to the Metric system.

axlerowes
October 18, 2016
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Votes: 4 / 3.250000
How do you measure a year? Interstellar Chronologies.    Systems  (Technical/ Mechanical)   (Specific)

100 Word Piece of Sci-fi Minutia

Scrasamax
March 15, 2016
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Comments: 2
Ideas: 0
Votes: 2 / 3.500000
Nipponese Augment Ranks    Systems  (Technical/ Mechanical)   (Specific)

A leader in cybernetic and genetic augmentation, it is little surprise that most nations have adopted the Nipponese scale for grading the abilities of augmented human operatives.

Ancient Gamer
September 10, 2015
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Ideas: 1
Votes: 4 / 4.125000
Bleakwood Character Creation II: Perks & Psionics    Systems  (Technical/ Mechanical)   (Defining)

After rolling stats, Bleakwood characters are given certain perks. They get 4 ability points, plus another 2 if they choose to have a dark side.

This submission covers special abilities (including psionics), special backgrounds, special items and dark sides.

Scrasamax
January 3, 2015
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Ideas: 0
Votes: 1 / 4.500000
Psychotronics    Systems  (Technical/ Mechanical)   (Specific)

Psychtronics is a field of arcanotechnology that deals with using machines to emulate the mentalist parapsychic realms such as as telepathy, mind control, memory manipulation, and emotional manipulation.

Scrasamax
April 25, 2014
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Comments: 2
Ideas: 0
Votes: 2 / 5.000000
30 Genetic Mods    Systems  (Technical/ Mechanical)   (Specific)

30 common to uncommon genetic mods for the Cosmic Era

Nobody
October 3, 2013
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Ideas: 0
Votes: 8 / 4.125000
Luck Points    Systems  (Technical/ Mechanical)   (General)

Luck Points are Fate's way of showing interest in the PC's, and the GM's way of rewarding the players.

Scrasamax
June 23, 2013
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Comments: 5
Ideas: 0
Votes: 4 / 4.500000
Technological Parapsychic Powers    Systems  (Technical/ Mechanical)   (Defining)

The vast majority of parapsychic powers do NOT manifest as freeform pyrokinesis or rotating thunder kicks.

Scrasamax
March 18, 2013
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Ideas: 0
Votes: 8 / 4.375000
Angel BioModification    Systems  (Technical/ Mechanical)   (Specific)

An uncommon, but visually dramatic body modification in the Cosmic era

Moonlake
August 8, 2012
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Ideas: 2
Votes: 4 / 2.875000
Soul Craft    Systems  (Technical/ Mechanical)   (Specific)

A technique that craftsmen use for creating the masterpiece of their lives (100 word submisson)

Grey
November 11, 2008
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Comments: 8
Ideas: 0
Votes: 5 / 3.300000
Aetherball    Systems  (Technical/ Mechanical)   (Specific)

Aetherball: the only sport with a PSI rating.

valadaar
June 8, 2007
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Comments: 6
Ideas: 0
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Sci Fi Rating System    Systems  (Technical/ Mechanical)   (General)

Given the difference between fantasy and sci fie subs, I am proposing a voluntary Rating system

Mourngrymn
August 3, 2006
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Ideas: 0
Votes: 10 / 3.950000
Knuckle Roller    Systems  (Technical/ Mechanical)   (Defining)

A dice game of secrecy and side bets where even the looser can win.

MoonHunter
December 10, 2005
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Comments: 8
Ideas: 0
Votes: 3 / 4.000000
Steamery - A type of magic    Systems  (Technical/ Mechanical)   (General)

Steamery is a type of learning, like Magery and Lettery (Magic of Written words, Scholarly works), akin to Alchemy which combined elements of the two. It is considered a type of magic, the use of the four basic elements to produce “magical” power.

ephemeralstability
November 25, 2005
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Ideas: 0
Votes: 8 / 4.000000
Trollish Measurements    Systems  (Technical/ Mechanical)   (General)

Hathalfar holds the writhing troll down with his gloved fist and sword. The beast squirms at the touch of metal. “How far is Kolm?” he demands for the third time. “I said! A long way away,” replies the troll.

MoonHunter
November 25, 2005
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Ideas: 0
Votes: 5 / 3.000000
Known World Measurements    Systems  (Technical/ Mechanical)   (General)

The measurements on Arth center around The Emperor and the Imperium.  The Imperium imposes certain standards upon its subjects to make communication and trade between areas easier.  Some of the most important was how much each coin was worth (and its basic size), the common language (imperial-low and high), and a system of measures.

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Coinlake

       By: Murometz

Coinlake sits perched between two sheer cliffs in the Stigrani range, and is difficult to find, much less approach. Four miles long and two across, the water is a vibrant cyan blue. The lake's shoreline is an unassuming beach of gray pebbles, and its mean depth is seventy feet. The rare times when the sun makes its way between the cliffs and shines over the the still water, one could see clearly the lake's rock-strewn bottom.

Strangely, no fish or aquatic life can be found here.

At night, a peculiar phenomena occurs. When the night sky is clear, the moon and stars are reflected in the lake's surface, but if one were to look at the surface from a high vantage point, the reflection does not match the firmament above!

Instead the water's surface reflects the night sky of some other distant world and seventeen shining golden moons besides, each ones shimmering upon the water like so many gold coins!

Legends whisper that Coinlake is not a lake at all, but a gate or nexus, to some distant alien world.

The mystery has long remained unsolved, and only recently has the Arch-Duke commissioned an expedition to uncover the secret of Coinlake once and for all. Among the team members are several scholars of the Nascent Academy, an astrologer from the Occultists Guild, and of course the PCs, acting as body guards.

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