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Cheka Man
Motorcycle Club Ranks By: Cheka Man

There is a certain section of motorcyclists who have organized themselves into outlaw biker clubs and here are their ranks.

Categories: Setting Building, Citadel Help
by Cheka Man
on April 14, 2018
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Cheka Man
30 Banned Weapons and Spells and why they are Banned By: Cheka Man

Rulers have banned a lot of things, some for good reasons, others because they are killjoys. Here are 30 banned weapons and spells for the lawbreakers amongst your PCs to use-if they dare.

Categories: Setting Building, Gaming - In General
by Cheka Man
on January 14, 2018
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Scrasamax
Maia By: Scrasamax

Codex for the Maian Submissions, so they can be seen in order.

Categories: Setting Building, Game Mastering
by Scrasamax
on September 29, 2017
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Cheka Man
30 Types of Fire By: Cheka Man

Where are you going to hide when the flames are burning?"

Thirty different types of flame.

Categories: Setting Building, Gaming - In General
by Cheka Man
on September 14, 2017
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Scrasamax
The Confession of the Meena Ascendant, Mateus By: Scrasamax

The induction of the Meena Ascendant into the Lunar Order of the Anunnaki, including the confession of the Ascendant and a recitation of the history of the the Hidden Masters and Greater Mysteries

Categories: Setting Building, Gaming - Genre
by Scrasamax
on April 3, 2017
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Aramax
Enriching your Game with Magic: The Gathering Cards BONUS A SANE way to play once you've got them By: Aramax

Two related 100 word subs for double the fun

Categories: Setting Building, Citadel Help
by Aramax
on February 9, 2017
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Cheka Man
7 Types of Rulers By: Cheka Man

So the PCs need the help of the ruler/s do they? It makes a big difference depending on what kind of rulers they are appealing to. What works well in one case may not work well in another.

Categories: Setting Building, Gaming - In General
by Cheka Man
on January 31, 2017
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Dozus
A Brief History of County Siogal By: Dozus

"I fear, dear Marius, that either you or I have been led astray. The Legends of which you spoke claimed Showgull was a land of great Magick, perhaps even the very Wellspring of the first Magick, with a People whose blood runs with æthereal power. You know how serious I take my work, Marius: is this a jest to you? These are a barbarous People, who know little Writing and fewer Manners. They are hostile to the very Idea learned Magick. That anyone should call this a Nexus of magickal power is risible. No wonder so many Kingdoms have been eager to trade off this Place in their treaties."

- the wizard Abelard Selanius, Esq., letter to his colleague Marius Dubesque

Categories: Setting Building, Gaming - Genre
by Dozus
on November 15, 2016
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Scrasamax
7 Things About Food in the Cosmic Era By: Scrasamax

The secret horrors of food in the Cosmic Era

Categories: Setting Building, Gaming - Genre
by Scrasamax
on February 21, 2016
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Scrasamax
Ocaslan Planning By: Scrasamax

Based on the system gaming research of Petroleum Era technologist Vincent Ocasla, Ocaslan planning maximizes the efficiency of everything from planned settlements to space habitats and arcology plans.

Categories: Setting Building, Gaming - Genre
by Scrasamax
on December 30, 2015
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Mageek
Cryptic Language - Tolkien Hobbit Runes By: Mageek

Dwarven runes are (mostly) an alphabetic substitution cipher on the Futhark runes. An oldie but goodie from Tolkien!

Categories: Setting Building, Game Mastering
by Mageek
on October 25, 2015
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Morningstar
How To Make Your Orcs TRULY Horrific By: Morningstar

Someone complained that orcs, in the campaigns he knew, were just cannon fodder -- there was nothing horrible, or terrifying, about them. This was the answer I gave. It proved a controversial one, and some may think it takes a stronger stomach to contemplate than they appreciate. This is your content warning: if you're easily revolted, I won't mind if you give this one a miss.

Categories: Setting Building, Game Mastering
by Morningstar
on August 31, 2015
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Morningstar
On LGBT Characters By: Morningstar

I had someone ask me, recently, why I not only allowed such characters in my campaign, but didn't seem to care that anyone wanted to do so. Parts of my response seemed worth sharing.

Categories: Setting Building, Game Mastering
by Morningstar
on August 31, 2015
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fantomx11
Steam Mice By: fantomx11

It is the height of the Victorian Age. London is the shining jewel in the most expansive empire the world has known. It is a good time to be a British citizen. The only problem is, you're a mouse.

Categories: Setting Building, Gaming - Genre
by fantomx11
on June 27, 2015
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fantomx11
Magitech Space Opera By: fantomx11

Space travel is achieved by exposing Aerstones to mana while ancient threats awaken throughout the galaxy.

Categories: Setting Building, Gaming - Genre
by fantomx11
on June 26, 2015
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Pariah
Propulsion and Station Keeping By: Pariah
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Categories: Setting Building, Gaming - In General
by Pariah
on November 3, 2014
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Scrasamax
Death in the Cosmic Era By: Scrasamax

Starting at the end, part of a seven section submission series.

Categories: Setting Building, Gaming - Genre
by Scrasamax
on August 26, 2014
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Moonlake
World Creation and the Citadel By: Moonlake

Tips on how to utilise resources on and functions of the Citadel to Develop and Maintain World settings

Categories: Setting Building, Citadel Help
by Moonlake
on June 11, 2014
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Scrasamax
Evolutionary Theology By: Scrasamax

From sticks and stones to the modern faith. (May be offensive to some readers, read with caution)

Categories: Setting Building, Game Mastering
by Scrasamax
on April 26, 2014
Comments/Ideas: 0
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Cheka Man
7 Ways To Control Monarchs By: Cheka Man

Many, perhaps most fantasy lands are monarchies, which can be ruled well when the monarch is a clever and able man or woman devoted to his or her people. But what happens when the monarch is ill, or is tyrannically cruel, or a young child, or is otherwise blatantly unfit to rule? How can he or she be dealt with without risking civil war as powerful nobles fight for the crown?

Categories: Setting Building, Gaming - In General
by Cheka Man
on February 25, 2014
Comments/Ideas: 0
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