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Cheka Man
7 Reasons Why Magical Healing Can Be Unwise By: Cheka Man

Often magical healing is commonplace, but here are seven reasons why it may not always be the best thing to do when one gets injured and more mundane forms of healing might be better.

by Cheka Man
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9 replies
690 views
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7 Ways to hide a Body By: Cheka Man

Murder is highly illegal, but it is something that those on an adventure tend to commit. Assuming they didn't do it in public, they have the problem of a body to conceal to give them time to get away from either law enforcement or an angry lynch mob.

by Cheka Man
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4 replies
913 views
Cheka Man
7 Desert Encounters By: Cheka Man

Seven encounters for your PCs to have whilst out in the hot desert wastes.

by Cheka Man
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5 replies
1035 views
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7 Types of Wood By: Cheka Man

Seven types of wood, some of which are very useful for building things of splendour, others which have few uses.

by Cheka Man
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1 reply
853 views
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.

by Cheka Man
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5 replies
1043 views
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30 Types of Fire By: Cheka Man

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

Thirty different types of flame.

by Cheka Man
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6 replies
1262 views
Cheka Man
30 Adventures By: Cheka Man

Are you a GM who needs to come up with a new adventure for your PCs to enjoy? Here are 30 ideas for you and them to make use of. And may the odds be forever in your favour.

by Cheka Man
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5 replies
1336 views
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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.

by Cheka Man
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3 replies
1161 views
Aramax
101 Ways to Spice up Combat and Non-Combat Action Ideas By: Aramax

Lets get the Ideas flowing on this: Most of the systems we all use have Hit Points as a means of gauging life/death and 'I roll!' I got a 16, did I hit?. What are ways around this and non combat action ideas, Spice Up your Action!


by Aramax
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3 replies
1034 views
Cheka Man
30 reasons why Magic is mainly used for evil By: Cheka Man

Why is most magic used for evil? Well, because...

by Cheka Man
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4 replies
1271 views
Moonlake
4 Sentences NPC Generator By: Moonlake

Content for the 4 Sentences NPC Generator (original idea accruing to Mourn over at the 4 Sentences Tool)

by Moonlake
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3 replies
1519 views
Cheka Man
29/30 Legal and Illegal uses for a scarf By: Cheka Man

The humble scarf can be used for a large number of things, some legal,others not

by Cheka Man
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4 replies
1781 views
Linean
Response Set By: Linean

A set of character responses to situations or questions (or anything else :D), trying to create an outline to understand what type of an answer or response your character (or an NPC for that matter) can give.

by Linean
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11 replies
1811 views
SickTharos
Noremdar, The Vast World of the Creator By: SickTharos

'Before everything else, there's only orbs, and then The Creator creates his majestic creations from them' - Vleda, The Master Archive

'From the Three Orbs, I created Felenthur from the Dark Orb and then Impthus from the Light Orb. Last but not least, the world that holds my garden' - Book of Pen, Words of The Creator, pg 200

by SickTharos
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2 replies
1161 views
fantomx11
Collaborative Storytelling Through Google Docs By: fantomx11

Google Docs allows multiple people to edit a document simultaneously. How can this be used in gaming?

by fantomx11
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10 replies
1891 views
Moonlake
Chinese Mythical Life forms By: Moonlake

A collection of Chinese Mythical Lifeforms compiled from online sources

by Moonlake
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4 replies
2182 views
Moonlake
A compendium of different Chinese ranking systems By: Moonlake

An overview of various ranking system in ancient China (main sources used come from the Chinese version of Wiki)

by Moonlake
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8 replies
3181 views
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Silveressa
Infestation By: Silveressa

There are places, you have to understand, where the dimensions-I'm not talking about that parallel dimension metaphysical stuff, I mean dimensions like length and breadth and time-where they curl into themselves, and begin to fester. Where foul things evolve and spread...

by Silveressa
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9 replies
1951 views
Cheka Man
27/30 Bad Things about Treasure By: Cheka Man

So your PCs have won their quest, be it slaying a mighty dragon with a magical weapon of old, beating a crime boss, or vanquishing a mighty wizard or wight, and they have taken possession of the treasure. Chest after chest of gold and silver coins, gold bars, and every kind of jewel and gemstone is theirs for the taking. If they are not careful, they may find that their trouble has only just begun.

by Cheka Man
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9 replies
2246 views
Moonlake
30 Chinese Archaic Names By: Moonlake

An companion to my 101 Chinese Modern Names sub, but for an ancient setting. This is an etymology centred piece with more extended entries compared to the earlier one which is in list form. Spelling is based on Mandarin unless otherwise indicated (the other variation offered is Cantonese which is easier to pronounce given that it is spelt from the English alphabet, at least the HK version that I'm using, rather than the Chinese pinyin)

by Moonlake
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4 replies
1665 views