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The Tale of the Apprentice #10 Migrate Wizard 2015-10-16 4 years 6 months 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).

The Tale of the Apprentice #2 Migrate Wizard 2015-10-16 4 years 6 months 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).

The Way of the Hunter - Help (Chapter Thirty-Three) Migrate Wizard 2015-10-10 4 years 6 months 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!)

Prophecy of the Talisman - Chapter One (Page One) Migrate Wizard 2015-10-03 4 years 6 months ago

"Death has wrought greater change than any force ever known. Whereas the flesh may return to the earth, what happens to the spirit, if it exists?
Can the consequences of actions here on this plane, be by those of another? I fear, only in death will I know the answer, or will I?"

- Kaleth Mal'ian BR 1225

Embers of Black - Chapter Two Migrate Wizard 2015-09-29 4 years 6 months ago

"I dun care iff'n yer mother was a priestess o'Tymora! Y'can't win tha' many hands inna row, Ix!" The one-eyed man across the table snarled, scraping his chair back and getting unsteadily to his feet as he slapped his cards down onto the table.

Page One - Revival Migrate Wizard 2015-09-30 4 years 6 months ago

Marius floated over the derelict tomb, he knew of the dark and sinister figure hunched and lurking behind those warded doors, and of their power. He had sought out its hiding place for twenty years and now he had it within his withered grasp, he would make the fools pay for his exile, his humiliation in front of the Halruuan high council, oh they would pay dearly, yes.

Wilderness: Book One - The Forest (Chapter Fifteen - Life and Death) Migrate Wizard 2015-09-25 4 years 6 months ago

The ogre warriors charged onwards, clubs aloft. Carek and Athena rushed up the tower as fast as they could, tripping on the wooden steps as they frantically scrambled to reach the battlements. Carek was the first to reach the top, and launched a volley of arrows down towards the oncoming horde. All three missiles hit their targets but failed to slay any of the enormous creatures. The ogres just charged onwards, unperturbed by injuries that would surely have killed a human.

Planetouched - Chapter Three (Old Friends and New Acquaintances) Migrate Wizard 2015-10-18 4 years 6 months 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

Caer Chan Carega #9 Migrate Wizard 2015-10-13 4 years 6 months 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 nine 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 Way of the Hunter - Escape (Chapter Six) Migrate Wizard 2015-10-09 4 years 6 months 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!)

Soul Stone - Part Fourteen Migrate Wizard 2015-10-06 4 years 7 months ago

"Dark Elven, I'm sure of it," Ruien nodded.

"If you are sure, then I agree with you brother," Edele added.

"As do I," Erana agreed.

The Tale of Thunder - Chapter One (Second Chance) Migrate Wizard 2015-10-02 4 years 6 months ago

Galen looked up with despair as several soldiers strode up to his cell and began unlocking the door. He had no idea how he'd summoned up that strange magical electricity, so there was no hope for escape. Two guards nervously approached him and put manacles on his hands and chained both of his feet up with shackles. Galen moved along behind one of the guards. Slowly they strode down the hallway of cells.

The Saga of Bellona, Priestess of Pwyll - Evil in Kolyen (Chapter Two) Migrate Wizard 2015-09-26 4 years 6 months ago

Two days had passed since the initiation. Bellona was on the way back to her bedchamber when she noticed two of her fellows with their heads together. They were whispering furiously, but paused as she approached. Not willing to intrude, she forced back her curiosity and returned to the small room that contained her bed. She was preparing for an hour of meditation when a knock came to her door. A note was slipped under her door, and the messenger continued down the corridor, knocking on the next door in turn. Looking at the slip of paper, Bellona saw that it was a calling to a mass gathering of her fellows. Hurrying to the main temple, she saw many of the clerics gathered already. The bishop himself was there, speaking to several other people of high rank in the temple. She whispered to one of her comrades, "What is going on?" The woman only shrugged. Bellona remained silent then, waiting to find out what was happening. Soon the bishop stood to speak. All became quiet.

Smoke and Ash Migrate Wizard 2015-10-06 4 years 6 months ago

An introduction for a module I'm making...

The Tale of Thunder - Chapter Two (Beyond Kara-Tur - Part Seven: The High Priests of Helm) Migrate Wizard 2015-10-02 4 years 6 months ago

The entire ship was on full alert from last night's incident and the loss of over a dozen crewmen. Killian had told the captain the intruder had been after him, but the captain wasn't certain. The captain thought Killian had just gotten in the way when the dark elf was in the middle of some evil task and the captain was thankful that Killian had stopped him. Killian wasn't certain, but he doubted it.

Sea Of Shadows - Page Two Migrate Wizard 2015-09-28 4 years 6 months ago

A lone figure in the tent sensed a magical presence that was almost too quick for him to notice. Relaxing a bit as the sense passed he turned back to his commander, drawing plans for the upcoming fight. They had been planning the raid for almost 2 weeks as they marched, there numbers wern't strong, only six hundred give or take a few, but they where drow and believed that they had both the element of surprise and expert fighting skill. They had come hunting the drow traitor Drizzt Do'Urden, and had tracked him to this town. There last report told them that he now had a magic mask that portrayed him as a surface elf.

Tales of A Planeswalker - Macium The Damned (Chapter Seven) Migrate Wizard 2015-09-22 4 years 6 months ago

Chrono froze in place as he saw the undead creature look up at him. The creatures burning eyes briefly shone through the eyes of its mask. It seemed to be happy to see him. It raced towards him and grasped his hand with abandon and began shaking it up and down excitedly.

The Escapisme of Imagination Migrate Wizard 2015-10-16 4 years 6 months ago

This poem is written along the line of thought where all of us share the same escapisme of the imagination.

I have had times in which I'd prefer living on my own, secluded from others, most namely reality. But I have grown, acknowledged what future brings and understand how to live my life. That is why I wanted to write a poem about the daily struggle our minds experience while escaping reality, as we are soaked into a world of imagination.

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.

Cerea Island 2 - Suttus Tales (Chapter One) Migrate Wizard 2015-10-12 4 years 6 months 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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Chapter 1 - Letters to Saff
By Tara

Excerpt From New research material commentary Derimir, in the eighth year of
beaver, first periods, fourth era:

These priceless letters recovered from the private collection of demigod Saffron Ders
in the missions to explore the northern parts of the island are a valuable resource in
our current understanding of one of the biggest threats faced by the free people of
Derimir in the late third era, Suttus.

Hero's Song - Chapter Eighteen Migrate Wizard 2015-10-08 4 years 6 months 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...

Prophecy of the Talisman - Chapter One (Page Ten) Migrate Wizard 2015-10-04 4 years 6 months ago

Having just returned from the rope bridge at Herordrun's gorge, the group contemplated which design to choose next.

"Wait a minute! I seem to remember learning of this fourth symbol during my studies," Jeran exclaimed.

"Hmm. Looks like the sun rising over the horizon," answered Kerli examining it more closely.

Embers of Black - Chapter Eleven Migrate Wizard 2015-09-29 4 years 6 months ago

Overcoming her surprised quickly, Naestra asked, "Who are you?" She knew the reputation of the drow and had even dealt with one or two during some of her darker moments in the Alliance. They were bloodthirsty, vicious warriors who raiding anyone who wasn't drow and killed anyone who was that wasn't an ally. Friends were unknown and love was reviled.

The Chronicles of Galen Jax "Sethenon" Migrate Wizard 2015-09-30 4 years 6 months ago

CHAPTER I THE LAST DARK NIGHT, A NEW DARK STRANGER It was cold and raining and of course dark. It was always dark. It seemed to be a life time since he had seen the sun, but it had only been six years, six years here in the void. But tomorrow he will se

Wilderness: Book One - The Forest (Chapter Twenty-Four - Ancient Secrets) Migrate Wizard 2015-09-25 4 years 6 months ago

Tarok could hear the necromancer's footsteps as he paced across the room. Such an ill-conceived hiding place had clearly failed to confuse the powerful sorcerer. Tarok held his breath in an attempt to remain undetected, but Rakrath was far too intelligent to be fooled by such a puny novice. Tarok looked in horror as the cupboard in front of him was wrenched from the floor and hurled the aside, crashing across the room. Rakrath stood directly in front of the young wizard, his bright eyes blazing fiercely, a dark cloak covering most of his face. He stared at the frightened wizard, reaching forward a withered hand, palm upwards. Tarok scrambled to his feet, trying to avoid the necromancer's burning gaze. He could feel it piercing his mind, and penetrating right into his very heart.

Planetouched - Chapter Eight (Revenge isn't so Sweet) Migrate Wizard 2015-10-20 4 years 6 months 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.

Trekka and Miniko - Father and Son Migrate Wizard 2015-10-13 4 years 6 months ago

Trekka and Miniko: Father and Son is about two characters of the same names. These two people fight, sychotic girls with super natural powers, an insane masked woman, serve a dark and evil arch lich, and more!

What Some Characters Will Never Say Migrate Wizard 2015-10-09 4 years 6 months ago

Neeshka:

-Here have a coin beggar

-I am sick of robbery,let's return all this stolen items

The Adventures Of Fen Pocketsfull - Part Three Migrate Wizard 2015-09-21 4 years 6 months ago

Peter looked at Fen as if he were mad, then shrugged and laughed.

“Are you sure you're not touched by the sun Fen, you ask the silliest of things, as if a river like this would ever be short of fish!”

“Oh I don’t know Peter, one time old Greedy Guts Bollo sat at the Pebble Rush River in Kendermere, for a whole month and fished. He caught every fish alive, and we had to wait a very long time before the new fish hatched and we could have a good fish stew!” Fen packed up his washed cooking utensils and sat swinging his legs on a log.

The Way of the Hunter - Torn (Chapter Twenty-One) Migrate Wizard 2015-10-09 4 years 6 months 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!)

Neverwinter Moments Migrate Wizard 2015-10-07 4 years 6 months ago

There must be a few moments when they interact that we do not catch while playing, so here are a few. A small collection of words strung together, hopefully to combine and tell small stories. After all, not everyone is serious and grown.

The Plain of Bloody Tears Migrate Wizard 2015-10-03 4 years 6 months ago

"The Plain of Bloody Tears"

The battle began, the flights were launched as the horses ran.

The banners unfurled, snapping and popping.

A Gaming Story Migrate Wizard 2015-09-28 4 years 6 months ago

......So there Angus McFarlene was chopping down trees with his Father, Woodsman by trade Angus' Muscular arms swung the axe into the tree, As the Axe impacted with the tree a Scream sounded in the Distance. It was a Male scream.

Wilderness: Book One - The Forest (Chapter One - How It All Began) Migrate Wizard 2015-09-24 4 years 6 months ago

The last few rays of sunlight had now slipped well beneath the western horizon, and countless specks of light began once more to decorate the blanket of darkness overhead. The stars gave a certain enchantment to the forest, one that was unnerving to those who were not accustomed to its mystical allure. Especially to those who knew little of what lay in the darkness ahead, shrouded by the menacing trees and ensnaring undergrowth.

The Gods Hate Me Migrate Wizard 2015-10-17 4 years 6 months ago

Just another normal day for the Knight Captain of Crossroad Keep.

Cerea Island 2 - Dyab's Unlife (Continued) Migrate Wizard 2015-10-12 4 years 6 months 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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By Mindra:

We gathered knowledge that the unlife commander was possibly tapping some power from the altar of Saffron or her house or both. The ranger gave us the following directions to reach the Altar and ruined house of Storm's seeker Saffron Ders.

Hero's Song - Chapter Twenty-Seven Migrate Wizard 2015-10-08 4 years 6 months 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...

Soul Stone - Part One Migrate Wizard 2015-10-04 4 years 7 months ago

"Ruien," cried Edele, "Nu timen en rilan! Timen rilen en ym!"

"Nai timen yn malas -- eu alaran!" replied Ruien.

"How 'bout you long-legs speak in common fer once?" Kalamaar in a sharp tone.

The Game Masters of Spire Island - Chapter One Migrate Wizard 2015-09-30 4 years 6 months ago

William cursed as he stuck his finger for the third time while trying to repair a tear in his guild tunic. It was bad enough having to wear the beat up thing before Councilor Aquilar as it was. It was not often that Trainers of the Crucible were even allowed to see one of the Council of Five much less be summoned before one of them. This could only mean that his many weeks of research into the origins of the Tournament and the founding of the guild had reached her. Whether this was a good or bad thing was yet to be seen. He grimaced as he put on the tunic and examined himself in the full-length mirror in Schoolmaster Cedric's room. How pathetic it looked.

Omi the Shrimp Migrate Wizard 2015-09-26 4 years 6 months ago

Sit friends, and watch me spin tales of high adventure and glory. I’ve traversed the realms from the marbled palaces of Calimport, felt the wicked gravity of the Zhentil Keep, and lost myself in the winding menagerie of wonder and confusion that is Waterdeep. You might think it horses apples coming from one such as Omi the Shrimp, but I am half-brother to destiny, and, being kin, destiny thrusts the lives of some of the Faerun’s greatest hero into the stable of this humble bard.

Markshire Storyteller - Kurm and the Sewer King's Curse Migrate Wizard 2015-09-22 4 years 6 months ago

Once again this story is centered around actual in game experiences. Today's hero is Kurm Reyer, a young, clueless, brewer, adventurer and loyal friend.

Tora-Feilan Migrate Wizard 2015-10-20 4 years 6 months ago

A character sketch i did for my PC using an outline that's good for any writer

Editorial
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That Old Black Magic Migrate Wizard 2015-11-11 4 years 7 months ago

My gaming group and I have been playing in a very different campaign world, experiencing a very different sort of campaign. Whereas we are normally in a high-magic world where magic items are not that hard to come by, we are a group without much punch in the magic department. In fact, aside from our cleric, the only magic-using cohort is a sorcerous NPC. As I have reflected over the campaign, I have been thinking about the concept of magic in modules and persistent world settings.

Gamers or Whiners? ("Gamers - The Fall of the Gaming Market") Migrate Wizard 2015-11-09 4 years 6 months ago

So I go to one of my local computer store and purchase a copy of Pool of Radiance (PoR).

What To Do Post-HotU Migrate Wizard 2015-11-11 4 years 6 months ago

There is no way I would ever pay per download or pay monthly subscription charges for NWN content. Period.

 

NWN Economies Migrate Wizard 2015-11-11 4 years 6 months ago

One of my particular concerns in persistent world gaming is economics. Most games of the ilk have trade skills and a monetary system coupled with the sale and purchase of items with scripted game characters (vendors and store keeps). All these systems share something in common with the failed systems of collectivist economies like Soviet Russia or Nazi Germany, to whit; they are centrally directed and controlled.

A Player's NWN2 Teething Pains Migrate Wizard 2015-11-12 4 years 6 months ago

So, Neverwinter Nights 2 has officially been out for 5 days now, and the Bioware forums are full of pleas for help and answers/suggestions as what to do for **. ( Help that has been forthcoming from Obsidian and the community at large) . We are a community of players who have become wizards at our favourite game, Neverwinter Nights, and suddenly with NWN2, we are plunged into the deepest of hells, and fumble around just trying to move in this new incarnation of our game, never mind having to learn a totally new interface. Well, OK, so maybe some of you have not felt like that, I certainly see evidence of it in the forums posts proclaiming "It runs like a dream on my system" Some with lower end systems are also finding no problem with the adjustment, and if anything, that gives me heart; for if this is true, then surely I, an avid lover of NWN and all it is, can learn this new system and play my most favourite game?

Reference
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A Guide to NPC Creation for Neverwinter Nights Migrate Wizard 2015-11-13 4 years 6 months ago

This guide is for fans of Neverwinter Nights (NWN) who do not have access to Non-Player Character (NPC) creation reference material.

Interview
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NWN2 Hall of Fame Interview - Berliad Migrate Wizard 2014-07-21 5 years 7 months ago

We have an interview with Berliad about his NWN2 Hall of

Tutorial
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Module Mapping 103 - NPCs, Lighting, and Doors Migrate Wizard 2015-11-13 4 years 7 months ago

This article is based on the Aurora NWN Toolset Beta version of the toolset released by BioWare in May of 2002.

Tutorial - Creating Custom Doors Migrate Wizard 2016-03-26 4 years 2 months ago

This tutorial will cover all the issues and concepts required to create and implement a fully-working custom door in the game with all the functionality and features of the doors that ship with the game. I consider this an advanced tutorial as I the step-by-step buttom pushing in MAX will not be walked through. We will still cover all the aspects of door creation in MAX, but this tutorial assumes the user is familiar enough with the program to create and (especially) animate objects without specific, detailed instruction. We will not be texturing the door in this tutorial as basic skill in texturing for NWN is also assumed.

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