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After a character drinks moonpowder mixed with wine all is well – until the full moon, when she turns into an adorable little kit fox. Although she accidentally bites someone on the finger while in fox form (luckily not passing on the lycanthropy, though it will take a month before that is clear), no one seems very bothered by it. Unlike the full turn-out-the-neighborhood-with-torches-and-pitchforks reactions that werewolves elicit, everyone in the local village seems to think that having a werefox in their midst is just incredibly cute. This works well with a character who really wants everyone to take her seriously, although a player who can just roll with it works well, too. (moonpowder – small bag of powder that when mixed with wine and drunk permanently gives a person +2 intelligence, but makes him or her a werefox) *** A black leather collar studded with iron spikes that raises INT +3 while worn is the only really powerful intelligence raising magic available in the city of Fort Gray. It has a bit of an unsavory history, though: The previous owner was an apprentice wizard who snapped and killed his master, then was executed himself. And looking at the collar, [...] [READ MORE]

Maps, Mystery, and A Promise

When you first see the map in a fantasy RPG session, don’t you feel the call of adventure immediately? Precisely drawn on yellowed paper soaked in tea or burned at the edges, a map can bring the charm of the old days… hinting at the heroes who [READ MORE]

The Sleeper Gene by Robin D. Laws

StoryCraft is a new section of Ancient Scroll website where we will publish adventure ideas written exclusively for us by famous RPG authors. Robin D. Laws agreed to be the first host of this section. Look for new adventures in StoryCraft every [READ MORE]

Doubtventure galore

A doubtventure (a word of my own coining) is an adventure where characters are made to doubt each other but have to keep together. You may have just noticed how many adventure stories and movie plots are doubtventures, this is not without a reason. [READ MORE]

Fish Out of Water

Disclaimer: Ancient Scroll do not claim any rights to this adventure (or any part of it) copyrighted by Steve Jackson Games. Our goal is to  show our readers where they can find this great article in the web. Townfolks always like the Sheriff, [READ MORE]
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