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Ouroboros
Dirge Mace By: Ouroboros

A thaumatechnological weapon, an example of the marriage between intricate technological innovation and sophisticated magic engineering.

by Ouroboros
360xp
18 replies
5746 views
6 HoHs
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The Seir and the death of the Old World By: Ouroboros

*In work*

An attempt to gather my thoughts on the cosmology and history of the Locastus setting.

I´m not quite finished with it, but I´m throwing it out there anyway

by Ouroboros
80xp
5 replies
2268 views
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The Deserts of the Heart By: Ouroboros

A short story set in the Locastus universe.

by Ouroboros
275xp
16 replies
4307 views
4 HoHs
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The Lost City of Akelor By: Ouroboros

Deep in the rugged Thunderhead mountain range lies the valley of Akelor, once a paradise, now a battleground where reality itself struggles to contain an alien, evil infestation

An adventure, Sourcebook and Monster Compendium set in the Locastus universe

by Ouroboros
548xp
21 replies
7804 views
10 HoHs
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Conversion Warhead By: Ouroboros

"If the radiance of a thousand suns were to burst at once into the sky, that would be like the splendor of the mighty one. Now I am become Death, the destroyer of worlds...."

J. Robert Oppenheimer

by Ouroboros
280xp
12 replies
5999 views
1 HoH
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Cog Devils By: Ouroboros

'Aye, 'dis here is yer problem, squire. Yer gone and got yerself a Cog Devil infestation in the ol' gear box, haven't ya? Look at the little bugger squirm, eh? Nah, dont be embarrassed, squire. It's better than lice on yer privates, innit? Coz, they're harder to get rid of, they are. And a lot more expensive too..'

Istherm Mild (esq.), licensed steam engine mechanic, overheard advicing one of his customers...

by Ouroboros
325xp
17 replies
3854 views
1 HoH
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The Hermit of Wither Tor By: Ouroboros

"In all my years of research, perhaps the best way I have found to summarize the Hermit of Wither Tor is the name given to him by the inhabitants of the Grassdancer ghettoes. These unfortunates call him, in their own tounge, An´rah Grun´dar Ahr, which roughly translates into He-Who-Speaks-With-His-Fists....."

From "Locastus and beyond", by Darius Moak

by Ouroboros
240xp
15 replies
3914 views
2 HoHs
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Aphex Matter By: Ouroboros

An arcane substance able to convert kinetic energy directly into matter.

by Ouroboros
190xp
12 replies
3195 views
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Maug, The Bitter God By: Ouroboros

All living things must strive. Nature knows no harmony, only war for the privilege to exist. Maug of the Bitter Spirit, the Albatross God, promises no intervention nor advice to His worshippers, just a silent approval of those of you strong enough to help themselves...

The Book of Salts, Ch. 7, verse 12

by Ouroboros
145xp
6 replies
4760 views
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Rock Traghax By: Ouroboros

..and from the heaps of the fallen burst a nightmarish creature, sinuous death, like a snake with legs, the dying fires of the battlefields reflecting in its glittering scales. Mounted on its back, in dark, light-absorbing armour and wielding a lightning-wreathed lance, sat a monstrous knight, the horns on his helmet marking him as a Knight of the Locastrian Heron Guard.

He and his mount fell on me and my unit and from that encounter; I was the only survivor....

Excerpt from A Soldier´s Tale by Sgt. Amonar Trask (ret) of the Home Guard of Akral Tel

by Ouroboros
150xp
7 replies
3857 views
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Blimp Dragon By: Ouroboros

The living airships of Locastus, City of Mirrors

by Ouroboros
200xp
13 replies
5243 views
2 HoHs
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Izal Apt, The Puritan By: Ouroboros

The dark wizard of Locastus, now long dead and gone..... Or is he?

by Ouroboros
365xp
16 replies
8403 views
5 HoHs
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Whisperweed By: Ouroboros

The susurrating death-bringer of the Northern Moors.

by Ouroboros
195xp
16 replies
4769 views
1 HoH
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Artemius Coil, Physician By: Ouroboros

An unsavoury character, yet immensely useful to know if you are in need of urgent medical attention, but want to avoid the eyes of the authorities....

by Ouroboros
155xp
9 replies
5052 views
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The T´Cha By: Ouroboros

The smoke-breathing gnomes of the Thunderheads

by Ouroboros
170xp
5 replies
4134 views
1 HoH
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The Acibus Foundry By: Ouroboros

A vast, intricate complex of kilns and forges where the low-grade ore from the Thunderhead mines are turned into steel of unsurpassed quality. What are the secrets of the Acibus Foundry?

by Ouroboros
435xp
15 replies
6777 views
4 HoHs
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The Tower of Necrology By: Ouroboros

A gigantic, warped edifice, towering over the dark, soot-stained Witherdowns, where human corpses are turned into Deaders.

by Ouroboros
210xp
8 replies
5369 views
2 HoHs
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The Witherdowns By: Ouroboros

The industrial district of Locastus, where huge, cathedral-like factories rise over the low brick houses, and tall ivy-choked chimneys spew out black smoke, day and night.

by Ouroboros
160xp
11 replies
7716 views
1 HoH
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The Human Races of Locastus By: Ouroboros

These are the various races of humans in Locastus, City of Mirrors.

by Ouroboros
230xp
10 replies
5531 views
4 HoHs
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Aquurian Caravan Beetle By: Ouroboros

A gigantic insect, native to the arid badlands of northern Aquur, where fierce desert warriors roam the dunes, and the sand storms can flay a man to the bone in minutes.

by Ouroboros
205xp
15 replies
3941 views
1 HoH