Quest - Legendary People



Original Quest from November 1, 2006 to November 30, 2006

Every society has their stories of mythic heroes. King Arthur. Hercules. The Monkey King. Sometimes villians also get in on the mythic status action: Professor Moriarty. Sauron. Jack the Ripper. In the end, every game world needs a fine assortment of larger than life people, if only just the stories of their exploits.



So this month's quest is Mythic/Historical NPCs.


Quest Winners

manfred
November 29, 2006
Hits: 5917
Comments: 13
Ideas: 0
Votes: 6 / 4.583333
Celenia of the Everchanging Eyes    NPCs  (Mythic/ Historical)   (Artistic/Performance)

The tragic fate of the legendary beauty has left traces behind until this day.

Wulfhere
November 14, 2006
Hits: 8178
Comments: 16
Ideas: 0
Votes: 11 / 4.909091
Senach I, King of Tir Earrach    NPCs  (Mythic/ Historical)   (Political)

Senach, the mighty leader who forged a kingdom from a land of quarrelling clans: The inarguable truth, as told by the druid who crowned him.

Official Quest Entries

MoonHunter
November 8, 2006
Hits: 6839
Comments: 9
Ideas: 0
Votes: 6 / 4.000000
Mathius the Great King    NPCs  (Mythic/ Historical)   (Political)

One of the finest kings The Lands have ever known; this elder king is much beloved and respected. It is ironic that his greatness plants the seeds of great strife.

Scrasamax
November 9, 2006
Hits: 6967
Comments: 8
Ideas: 0
Votes: 8 / 4.375000
Atal    NPCs  (Mythic/ Historical)   (Mystical)

Many claim him to have been of their own, be they mages or clerics, thieves or warriors. Such was the legacy of Atal, the Wise Councilor.

Iain
November 10, 2006
Hits: 6439
Comments: 11
Ideas: 0
Votes: 8 / 4.437500
Konelis Larach    NPCs  (Mythic/ Historical)   (Religious)

Konelis Larach, St. Cornelius of Zarant. 26th Abbot of Zarant; eminence grise to Dominic the Great; author of the Annalia: monk, scholar, saint and martyr.

Chaosmark
November 11, 2006
Hits: 4354
Comments: 8
Ideas: 0
Votes: 6 / 3.000000
Shaltier Gremtre    NPCs  (Mythic/ Historical)   (Mystical)

A name lost to all but the oldest of history books and mythic tales, yet more important than many modern rulers.

MoonHunter
November 12, 2006
Hits: 5739
Comments: 13
Ideas: 0
Votes: 7 / 4.214286
Princess Reisha    NPCs  (Mythic/ Historical)   (Political)

Princess Reisha is key figure in the Twin Rose War and the Mother of Modern Humana.

the Wanderer
November 12, 2006
Hits: 4065
Comments: 7
Ideas: 0
Votes: 6 / 3.750000
Taran Silverhand, the Wanderer    NPCs  (Mythic/ Historical)   (Travelers)

â??Iâ??m not telling that story againâ? the bard protested, leaning on the hearth of the inn with his arms crossed in defiance â??everyone has heard it over and overâ?¦why not something else?â?

valadaar
November 24, 2006
Hits: 4163
Comments: 7
Ideas: 0
Votes: 7 / 3.785714
Tryvaard    NPCs  (Mythic/ Historical)   (Mystical)

Even 20 years of service was not enough for them - still they taunt me.  Will I ever be free?

Scrasamax
November 26, 2006
Hits: 4752
Comments: 9
Ideas: 0
Votes: 7 / 4.000000
Archibald Ganse    NPCs  (Mythic/ Historical)   (Mercantile)

A pioneer, visionary, alchemist and industrialist, archibald Ganse was a man well ahead of his time.

CaptainPenguin
November 26, 2006
Hits: 4304
Comments: 15
Ideas: 0
Votes: 10 / 4.450000
Temak Buk    NPCs  (Mythic/ Historical)   (Combative)

Legendary hero, founder of the Bukdek Empire, fearless warrior and warlord, amoral barbarian, and vicious bandit.

Quest Entries

Wulfhere
November 30, 2006
Hits: 5403
Comments: 10
Ideas: 0
Votes: 9 / 4.555556
Corvius Haereticus    NPCs  (Mythic/ Historical)   (Religious)

Murderous prophet of a depraved cult, Corvius the Death-Haunted cursed the Empire with an ancient evil that has plagued its lands ever since.

Psalmanazar
November 30, 2006
Hits: 3535
Comments: 6
Ideas: 0
Votes: 6 / 4.416667
John Bloodycoat    NPCs  (Mythic/ Historical)   (Political)

On moonless nights when ghouls run wild
and ghosties dance and scream and gloat
don’t fret, don’t cry, don’t fear, dear child-
Those ghoulies fear John Bloodycoat

Scrasamax
February 26, 2014
Hits: 1070
Comments: 6
Ideas: 0
Votes: 4 / 4.750000
Dr Agamemnon Spengler    NPCs  (Scenario Based)   (Technical)

A tall lanky man with a distracted air, well versed in arcanotechnology, parapsychology, and a collector of molds, spores, and fungus.

Moonlake
August 29, 2016
Hits: 695
Comments: 7
Ideas: 0
Votes: 3 / 4.000000
Whitestill, the First Sister    NPCs  (Mythic/ Historical)   (Knowledge/Lore)

A legendary figure described using the 4 sentences tool



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The Mad Pope

       By: Scrasamax

The Mad Pope is a wandering mercenary. He is very well deranged as he considers himself to be the pontiff of the dominant faith. His robes are tattered, his mitre has seen better days and there are surely lice in his long ratty beard. What sets him apart from most addle-pated would be holy men is that he has armor under his robes and carries a large crossbow and several one-handed swords. While many would discout him as just another lunatic, for some reason, he inspires others around him and has demonstrated the ability to lay on hands and heal the wounded.

Ideas  ( NPCs ) | December 22, 2008 | View | UpVote 4xp


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