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Woofer295
November 16, 2017
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Banshee Willow    Lifeforms  (Flora)   (Swamp)

An ashen grey willow with pale leaved tendils obscuring it's gnarled trunk. Sitting in the mire of great swamps, rare even in it's natural environment. The Banshee Willow's bark is known to have magical properties. Travelers beware, these trees seem to attract ghosts and other unsavory undead.

Silveressa
November 24, 2014
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Swamps 101    Articles  (Regional)   (Swamp)

The classic swamp, filled with a purveying dampness and faint mist. Clouds of buzzing biting insects drift over vast expanses of soggy marsh and brackish water. Lone trees tilt towards the sky, struggling against the purveying rot.

Swamplands are a unique environment and therefore offer you unique game play options.

This article will give you ideas on how to bring your swamps to life and make the most of these interesting settings - regardless of how powerful the PCs are.

Murometz
November 1, 2014
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Time Spent With Trolls    Lifeforms  (Fauna)   (Swamp)

Some field notes on Trolls, courtesy of T.H.I.S.

Erfunden
October 17, 2009
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The Bagabond    Lifeforms  (Intelligent Species)   (Swamp)

In the dank,dense areas of the world where the vigorous and the decaying are intertwined and indivisable, lives the wise bagabond.  But getting him to impart his knowledge is quite a chore.

Maggot
January 22, 2009
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The Ragori    Lifeforms  (Intelligent Species)   (Swamp)

A reclusive race, the Ragori live deep in the heart of the Purvis Swamp.

Murometz
February 18, 2007
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The One-Eyed, Red-Eyed Crow    Lifeforms  (Unique)   (Swamp)

Despair! Despair! The Dread Crow’s Glare!

Murometz
February 16, 2007
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Denizens of the Swamps, Bogs, and Fens    Lifeforms  (Fauna)   (Swamp)

Beware the amphibious wolves my child, and most of all, avoid the red-eyed crow!

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Rural Mystery

       By: Murometz

The PCs are making their way from village to village across a rural hinterland, when they spot a weird sign along a farmstead's fence, with an arrow pointing to the actual farmstead.

"CRAZY DANCING HOES!!"

If they investigate, a rather sedate local farmer, explains to them that for a mere two coppers, they can witness the show for themselves.

The show involves six ordinary, animated hoes "dancing" on a makeshift stage, as the farmer accompanies them by slapping his thighs to keep the beat, and playing on his flute.

If asked how the trick is accomplished the farmer demurs, not wanting to share his "secret".

"If you can get Old Man Purkiss to tell you how he gets his cows to spout poetry, I'll tell you how I make my hoes dance."

In reality, this minor encounter can lead to the PCs discovering that some localized, magical effect is active in the area. All kinds weird phenomena seem to occur in these parts.

Perhaps the PCs have finally found the ley-line of mana energy that they have been searching for! The party's wizard gets excited.

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