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The Storage Room in the Grey Void kookoo 2015-10-18 4 years 8 months ago

I've been building in Neverwinter Nights for a while now and wondered what happens to the things that you place into the grey void around the areas. This is the story of an NPC that was dropped in there recently.

Zombie Bob and the Wicked Worm kookoo 2015-10-20 5 years 2 months ago

A short little story about Zombie Bob of Resurrection Gone Wrong. It is timed before the module.

Hear Me! O Vermin! Migrate Wizard 2015-10-14 5 years 1 month ago

The evil that everyone knows of, but none encountered. Yet we feel it reign within our mind and heart, when shadow encases us.

Joy marks our lives, upon birth. But through time, we encounter things we wish sometimes we hadn't. Dark times have crossed my path, and I wrote this poem during those periods of sorrow.

While writing this poem I tried to create an image of something, that thing we do not know off, yet we fear it. The darkness in shadows which scares us, even though reality tells us such evil does not exist. Whether it exists or not, that is up to you, but its presence, we must admit, we have all felt.

This poem can be used as a warning for a present evil, that lurks your imaginary worlds within Neverwinter. Feel free to use it, or comment (constructive) on it. I would love to hear what such users as yourself feel and think while reading this, and your experience. Please vote aswell, so I could have a reflection of the users' opinion.

Yours sincerely,

Over My Head

The Land of Caern - Seeker (Prologue) Migrate Wizard 2015-09-28 5 years 1 month ago

Gareth Beckwin looked out over the Hall, which was more than half full just two hours past sunrise. Gareth stood on a dais, left hand resting on one of the back posts of Duke Olandis Pell's throne. The grand chair was the only seat in the Hall. The many benches in the great room had been removed in order to fit more people into the Hall. The commoners all had their reasons for being present this day, and all looked forward to speaking to their Duke. Olandis Pell had not yet arrived and was not expected for another hour at least.

The Way of the Hunter - Fire & Darkness (Chapter Thirty) Migrate Wizard 2015-10-10 5 years 1 month ago

As the dust settles after the battle with the King of Shadows, the people of Neverwinter wait in anticipation for the triumphant return of their heroes...but they never came back. What became of their champions? Where is the Knight-Captain? Will she finally return victorious, or will she forever live on only in tavern stories?

(A what-might-have-been story post-NWN2, with some flashbacks to the OC. Be gentle, this is my first attempt!)

Wilderness: Book One - The Forest (Chapter Nine - The First Test) Migrate Wizard 2015-09-25 5 years 1 month ago

After the excitement of the previous night's celebration feast, none of the group particularly relished the thought of returning to the task before them. They now had a safe wall surrounding their forest home, but much remained to be done over the coming weeks. The tower was the next stage to be built, and it was certainly going to provide a great number of problems.

The Relic Migrate Wizard 2015-10-02 5 years 1 month ago

They would not get away with this. There was no way that Syndira was going to let those goblins keep the precious artifact, which her village had held sacred for centuries. She blamed herself somewhat for the disappearance of the relic. Had she not been away visiting an old friend in Hillsfar, she could have defended the village from the goblin raid. But the news had reached her soon enough, and her friend had agreed to accompany her to help reclaim their prize possession. And although the two of them had not fought side by side in years, Syndira knew that she and Tomas would still be a formidable pair in combat.

Quest of Light Migrate Wizard 2015-10-16 5 years 1 month ago

This was made by me very quickly, but for personal reasons it is special.. I have a way of describing things in a subtle way, without people even knowing what they're reading. Comments and suggestions welcome.

Keep the sanity to a limit,

-Shado

Caer Chan Carega #5 Migrate Wizard 2015-10-13 5 years 1 month ago

This is an unpolished (but finished) story that takes place somewhere in the world that I created. It was written as a means of showing off the actions and abilities of Magic, in this case the Elemental Magic of Earth. There will be 6 of these stories, for the 6 forms of magic: The four Elements (Air, Earth, Water, Fire), Spirit, and Nature magic. The four elements, are, as usual for elemental magic, tied together somewhat, although in a slightly different manner: Air opposes Fire, and Earth opposes Water. Spirit and Nature magic are entirely different, one based on the existence of the spirit world (think Greek Hades, as a general guide), and Nature magic, which is very totemic in nature. This story will be published in 15 installments.

This is part five of the story of Earth. This takes place in a more defined setting, the city of Tri-Hauwcerton, more easily called the city of Earth. It lies in the North and West, cupped by the valley of a great mountain range.

I ended up choosing an image that represented Chloddio's love of the high mountains

The Protector - Chapter One (Peace) Migrate Wizard 2015-09-26 5 years 1 month ago

A shadowy figure rested easily in the perch of an old oak tree listening to the soft and fading winter wind as it rustled the leaves around him. Sethison held a special place in his heart for the forest edge of Silverwood along the banks of the river Rauvin. He was at peace with an evening such as this only a half-days travel away from his home in Silverymoon. It was here in the wilderness surrounding the river where he could still find peace from the everyday bustle. He gazed down on the pale reflections of Selune off the rivers casual drifting surface. Content to fight the chill and watch the beautiful moon rise high into the night, Seth leaned back against the trunk of the great oak finding solace in its strength. His thoughts drifted as he thanked this old companion for such a great view. As if in response, the winds swirled up through the large branches, sending subtle vibrations through the oak and into Seth's relaxed body. It was here that Sethison Alandar, not only enjoyed the tranquility of the world around him, but also accepted his first assignment as a Protector of Silverymoon and its surroundings. He could not think of a better place to be assigned patrols and for him, this night, it seemed more a privilege than an assignment. Seth relived the recent memory of his acceptance into Silverymoon's Protectors Guild, a proud day indeed, for him and his parents, when he completed his training and education at the University of Silverymoon. A wry smile crossed his lips as he recalled the embrace of his father seeing him off for his first month of duty.

The Way of the Hunter - The Strength of Friendship (Chapter Two) Migrate Wizard 2015-10-09 5 years 1 month ago

As the dust settles after the battle with the King of Shadows, the people of Neverwinter wait in anticipation for the triumphant return of their heroes...but they never came back. What became of their champions? Where is the Knight-Captain? Will she finally return victorious, or will she forever live on only in tavern stories?

(A what-might-have-been story post-NWN2, with some flashbacks to the OC. Be gentle, this is my first attempt!)

Hero's Song - Chapter Eight Migrate Wizard 2015-10-07 5 years 1 month ago

Harper isn't exactly hero material...she's a bard, a damn good one, and has spent most of her life blandishing tales about other people. And when her life is thrust onto a pinwheel track of death, danger, magic, and adventure, she finds more and more people look to her for answers. And more than a few are looking to her for something more...

The Psions Migrate Wizard 2015-09-22 5 years 1 month ago

Silk is reminded of past torments and seeks psionic aid to escape for once and for all, with unexpected results.

Gurt Migrate Wizard 2015-10-03 5 years 1 month ago

Being of half-orc descent, Gurt is a man of gigantic proportions. He lived in a humble human village in a darker region of the sword coast. No one knew who his parents were, and until the age of 15 Gurt was treated as a normal, somewhat slow-witted human child. But when his orc bloodline became apparent he was banished into the wilderness.

Blade in the Dark Migrate Wizard 2015-09-29 5 years 1 month ago

The forest of Cormanthor was host to many different and often dangerous creatures. Theris did not know that the drow inhabited the haunted wood as well.

He almost didn't see it coming. The glint of a drawn weapon, however, alerted him to the danger he and his party were in. He immediately turned to his allies, Zartek and Djarunen, and cocked his head to his left where he saw the approaching encounter. The others nodded their heads and they readied for a fight.

Planetouched - Chapter Five (The Lore and the Lady) Migrate Wizard 2015-10-18 5 years 1 month ago

A young girl forced into a destiny she never wanted finally accepts her fate, but is it set in stone? A NWN 2 fanfic with twists here and there and an ending I would have preferred.

The Tale of the Apprentice #7 Migrate Wizard 2015-10-16 5 years 1 month ago

The main character of this story is a young man/old teenager (At the beginning, anyway) by the name of Tarranauborn on the island of Bohortha Eilan, and living in the city of Tregonethra, which lies on the Northwest side of the island, facing towards a long peninsula from the mainland. Its also one of the trading hubs, as well as the primary place for seafood.

An image of the main character (although don't get too caught up in the crystals).

Embers of Black - Chapter Five Migrate Wizard 2015-09-29 5 years 1 month ago

Cold and dark pervaded everything. Each movement brought agonizing pain in a stomach that felt strangely warm. Probing fingers came away hot and sticky, sending shooting pains up and down a body that felt battered beyond belief. Rocks dug into skin from above as well as below.

The Way of the Hunter - The Observer (Chapter Thirty-Seven) Migrate Wizard 2015-10-10 5 years 1 month ago

As the dust settles after the battle with the King of Shadows, the people of Neverwinter wait in anticipation for the triumphant return of their heroes...but they never came back. What became of their champions? Where is the Knight-Captain? Will she finally return victorious, or will she forever live on only in tavern stories?

(A what-might-have-been story post-NWN2, with some flashbacks to the OC. Be gentle, this is my first attempt!)

Wilderness: Book One - The Forest (Chapter Eighteen - The Perilous Mountains) Migrate Wizard 2015-09-25 5 years 1 month ago

The longer the group stayed in Lanwyn, the less they wanted to leave its comfortable walls, and venture northwards towards the seemingly impenetrable mountains beyond. Those dark grey peaks dominated the horizon, jutting awkwardly into the skyline behind the great lake of Thrynn. The rich waters of the lake supported the townsfolk with a plentiful supply of fish, as well as providing the easiest way to trade across to the elven settlements to the west, and the smaller farming communities to the north and east.

Hero's Song - Chapter Fifteen Migrate Wizard 2015-10-08 5 years 1 month ago

Harper isn't exactly hero material...she's a bard, a damn good one, and has spent most of her life blandishing tales about other people. And when her life is thrust onto a pinwheel track of death, danger, magic, and adventure, she finds more and more people look to her for answers. And more than a few are looking to her for something more...

Markshire Storyteller - Rising Force Migrate Wizard 2015-10-06 5 years 1 month ago

For years he slept, held captive by the forces of man and god. But for a champion of the Spider Temple nothing is permanent.

The Tale of Thunder - Chapter Two (Beyond Kara-Tur - Part Three: Ruins of Calledor Nujaal) Migrate Wizard 2015-10-02 5 years 1 month ago

The first night of riding was long. Several hours passed as they rode on their steeds in silence. Killian was afraid the horses would die or go lame after more than two or three hours of this. Nevertheless, Thunder kept a good pace until the sun began to rise in the east. It was a short while after sunrise when Thunder called them to stop.

"Take a minute to stretch," Thunder climbed off his horse.

Jack's Halloween Migrate Wizard 2015-10-17 5 years 1 month ago

This is an acrostic I wrote, themed upon Halloween. It is something I wrote for last year's Halloween and I thought it'd be appropriate to submit this on the 31st of October.

The poem is about the tale of Jack-O'-Lantern, which merely lasts in our memories as a vague story. A story which once consumed children by fear, now is lost with time. A story that once ruled one's fears, now has lost the struggle to fear as we see children holding Jack-O-Lanterns and screaming Trick or Treat.

In dedication to Halloween, this is my poem about the long lost fear. Feel free to use it, or comment(constructive) on it. I would love to hear what such users as yourself feel and think while reading this, and your experience. Please vote as well, so I could have a reflection of the users' opinion.

Caer Chan Carega #14 Migrate Wizard 2015-10-13 5 years 1 month ago

This is an unpolished (but finished) story that takes place somewhere in the world that I created. It was written as a means of showing off the actions and abilities of Magic, in this case the Elemental Magic of Earth. There will be 6 of these stories, for the 6 forms of magic: The four Elements (Air, Earth, Water, Fire), Spirit, and Nature magic. The four elements, are, as usual for elemental magic, tied together somewhat, although in a slightly different manner: Air opposes Fire, and Earth opposes Water. Spirit and Nature magic are entirely different, one based on the existence of the spirit world (think Greek Hades, as a general guide), and Nature magic, which is very totemic in nature. This story will be published in 15 installments.

This is part fourteen of the story of Earth. This takes place in a more defined setting, the city of Tri-Hauwcerton, more easily called the city of Earth. It lies in the North and West, cupped by the valley of a great mountain range.

I ended up choosing an image that represented Chloddio's love of the high mountains

Silly Adventurers (Part Two) Migrate Wizard 2015-09-26 5 years 1 month ago

Phew! FINALLY finished that dang adventure. I wish I'd never started it now. Think of anything that could go wrong, and then add 4 more things going wrong and you have what happened in this adventure. This group of adventurers should have their wisdom reduced to 0 for this.

The Way of the Hunter - Everyone Bleeds When Cut (Chapter Eleven) Migrate Wizard 2015-10-09 5 years 1 month ago

As the dust settles after the battle with the King of Shadows, the people of Neverwinter wait in anticipation for the triumphant return of their heroes...but they never came back. What became of their champions? Where is the Knight-Captain? Will she finally return victorious, or will she forever live on only in tavern stories?

(A what-might-have-been story post-NWN2, with some flashbacks to the OC. Be gentle, this is my first attempt!)

Tales of A Planeswalker - The Walker (Chapter One) Migrate Wizard 2015-09-22 5 years 1 month ago

The wind had started as just a whisper, flowing in from the east to cool the scorched earth. Then it had become a bit stronger causing the leaves of the trees to sway. Now the wind was a roar, almost a living thing it seemed to the few that lived on the Alabaster plains. Huddled in their houses of wood and sod the villagers prayed to the god of the storms for relief but they found none as the wind continues to blow. Then as soon as it had begun the wind stopped.

Prophecy of the Talisman - Chapter One (Page Six) Migrate Wizard 2015-10-04 5 years 1 month ago

It had only been a few minutes since Berac had left but Jeran couldn't take it anymore. He was running out of air and the confines of the coffin felt like they were closing in on him. Knowing that his life depended on it, Jeran screamed aloud and banged against the coffin with his hands and feet. Sweat dripped down his forehead and his lungs burned as Jeran tried to fight off the anxiety that was slowly building up inside of him. "Was this the end?" a small part of him thought as he struggled to stay aware.

Page Six - Illusion Migrate Wizard 2015-09-30 5 years 1 month ago

Roth stared at the combatants. Both Heynard and Jodah were excellent spell casters and neither of them was going to back down. Roth did not want to lose Heynard he was a close friend although a pompous one. Jodah however had always been loyal to Roth, even though the Amulet had the sorcerer under its control there were spells to counteract its effects they just took time. Two wizards, only one must survive, but which.

Planetouched - Chapter Ten (The Stream) Migrate Wizard 2015-10-20 5 years 1 month ago

A young girl forced into a destiny she never wanted finally accepts her fate, but is it set in stone? A NWN 2 fanfic with twists here and there and an ending I would have preferred.

Embers of Black - Chapter Fourteen Migrate Wizard 2015-09-29 5 years 1 month ago

A softly-glowing ball of magical radiance flashed into being in the night above the score of orcs in the patrol and then faded, blinding their sensitive eyes.

The white-clad figures that rose from the snow in a semi-circle on the orcs' flank had been careful to keep their eyes closed then that magical light had appeared, and they saw quite well in the pale moonlight, arrows leaping from polished bows, finding targets in the ranks of the bedazzled orcs. Within a matter of moments, the entire patrol was down, lithe shapes making their way among the groaning humanoids, finishing off the wounded with quick motions of sword or dagger.

Cerea Island 2 - Dyab's Unlife (The Beginnings) Migrate Wizard 2015-10-12 5 years 1 month ago

This is an installment of the series of articles that are to be published daily.

They focus on different parts of the NWN2 persistent world Cerea Island 2.

The subjects will rotate between the following: the world(cosmology and similar), gods, history, places, custom systems, big events of the past, characters, old adventures, new adventures and organizations.

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Story by Arlons:
I was just coming back to Vesper when I heard very loud singing:

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oh to hear the tale of the dead...
those who wish to hear this one from the giant titan...
come by the south bridge....

Decisions Migrate Wizard 2015-09-25 5 years 1 month ago

Zenyth Bloodstone looked at the smoldering remains of the rural tavern. Watching the thick gray smoke rise to the overcast heavens, the shrouded drow wondered how things could have gone so wrong, so quickly. The recent turbulent events rattled inside his hooded head.

Hero's Song - Chapter Twenty-Three Migrate Wizard 2015-10-08 5 years 1 month ago

Harper isn't exactly hero material...she's a bard, a damn good one, and has spent most of her life blandishing tales about other people. And when her life is thrust onto a pinwheel track of death, danger, magic, and adventure, she finds more and more people look to her for answers. And more than a few are looking to her for something more...

To Make A Paladin Feel Better Migrate Wizard 2015-10-07 5 years 1 month ago

Alright, this is my first Fanfiction ever so don't kill me if you hate it. Oh, and this is a HUMOR story so nothing I say about Biowares beloved characters should be taken seriously. I love them all. Okay, Aribeth is having a really awful day (think when she's totally angry all the time when you get to the end of her side quest in chapter two) and it's up to Aarin and Sharwyn to try and make it better. The solution however is easier than it would seem.

Giant Blue Underpants - Part One Migrate Wizard 2015-09-21 5 years 1 month ago

Ths was written as a CutScene/Movie script for the CTP. Sadly there is no one on the staff who is a CutScene artist, and so I shelved it to gather dust. Some of you may wish it had remained that way! Inspired by the likes of Generika & The Order Of The Stick Comic strips (though certainly nowhere near their class), I gathered enough courage to try my hand at a comic dialogue.

Join Ranger Bert and his talking Bow on a quest to save the world from utter chaos...by returning the stolen Giant Blue Underpants.

The Tale of Thunder - Chapter Three (Uprising of the Shadows - Part Four: Mazes of the Artifact) Migrate Wizard 2015-10-03 5 years 1 month ago

Thunder took a step back from the four black men. The shadows cast by the setting sun nearly made them invisible. The only factor that gave their presence as well as location away were their glowing red eyes. Slowly they moved, their limbs flowing with serpentine grace, moving into a semicircle.

Retreat was definitely out. Thunder knew that with his injuries he could never outrun them. He couldn't fight them either though. Jus one of them had nearly killed him, and would have too had it stayed to deliver the final blow. Thunder hoped that the others weren't running into as much trouble as he was and were safely at the castle, if the castle even was safe.

Editorial
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Linael Shepard krighaur 2018-01-30 2 years 11 months ago

I am back to modding NWN 2.

from-the-bioware-development-site Original Bioware Format Documentation Collection MetaPhaze 2014-04-10 6 years 1 month ago

These are the documentation files for third party tool developers released by bioware.

Dear Strumpet - Aligned With Evil? Migrate Wizard 2015-11-09 5 years 2 months ago

Dear Strumpet,

I need your help. I’m afraid my life’s devotion is going to go unfulfilled simply because the unwashed masses refuse to recognize a major threat to their collective existence without said threat having a fancy name. It’s as if the populace is under some spell of a marketing genius and won’t give you the time of day unless you’ve got a banner or a slogan attached to your identity.

The Economy of a Virtual World - Thoughts From Behind the DM Screen Migrate Wizard 2015-11-11 5 years 1 month ago

Before I start down the road, I want to first make a few statements of clarification. There is another editorial on NWVault, by Mandos (AKA Major Bill Marcellino, USMC) titled NWN Economies. This is a great editorial, but it deals with persistent world economies and not static world economies, which is the focus of my editorial. The following analysis is almost exclusively relevant to static module design, not persistent worlds. While there has certainly been a boom in the Persistent World "market" (so to speak), I am not a fan of the MMORPG and I have never been. I leave such discussions to people with expertise in that area, like Mandos. On with the show...

Gnome for the Holidays Migrate Wizard 2015-11-11 5 years 2 months ago

Since I am a creature of spontaneity rather than habit, I figured I would add my thoughts on the little fellows since Trent Oster seems to be such a fan and because of the recent issue of Dragon that extolled the benefits of playing a Gnome character.

Why HotU Should Stand for "Hand oUt" to the Community Builders Migrate Wizard 2015-11-11 5 years 1 month ago

I'm a patient guy. It takes a lot to get me rattled. Well, for the most part. Sometimes I get a bit antsy when I'm waiting for something to happen, especially when it's something that I expect without question.

Tutorial
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Google Image Result: Fantasy Weapon Concept Art Merricksdad's Gmax Tutorials: Create a Weapon Model from a 2d Texture merricksdad 2014-04-16 6 years 1 month ago

In this tutorial, I'll walk you (at a brisk pace) through the methods I use to create my weapon models.

Bioware TXI Example merricksdad 2013-05-15 6 years 1 month ago

#*****************************
# MATERIAL SPECIFIC FIELDS ***
# These fields go in the .txi file for the base texture.

Dungeon Siege: Tile-based Town Merricksdad's Gmax Tutorials: Create a basic tileset merricksdad 2014-04-24 6 years 1 month ago

In this tutorial, I'll walk you through the methods to create a very basic tileset.

Sample Module Design - The Synopsis (Part Two) Migrate Wizard 2015-11-13 5 years 2 months ago

In Getting Started, we explained the five main ingredients in making a module: Setting, Synopsis, Critical Path, NPCs, and Maps. This series of tutorials is an example for new DMs who want to create a setting for their modules. In Part I: The Setting, we described the creation of the kingdom of Heirokanth as the setting for our campaign. Now we begin the creation of the Synopsis

Reference
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Designing Modules That Hopefully Do Not Suck Migrate Wizard 2015-11-12 5 years 1 month ago

A crash course in coherent storytelling, project organization, and mod design philosophy in general

Ye Builders Journal 1st collection Migrate Wizard 2014-07-21 6 years 1 month ago

In the opening folly of our 5 year anniver

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