Randomised Scenario Contest

This is the contestant page for the Randomised Scenario Contest, held in 2010. Congratulations to all those who completed an scenario, especially Handyman who created the top entry! Also, a big thanks to Turtle, Enraged Slith, and Dantius for spending time judging the entries, and to all those who organized and helped come up with the idea for this contest. The rankings for the Randomised Scenario Contest are:

You can read the judges' comments by clicking on each scenario's link.

The contest deadline has past, but if you want you can click on the 'Randomise!' button and get a description of your own.

(Show unfinished entries.)

The Sorcerer's Apprentice by Niemand

Make a scenario where the party has to make a dangerous trip.
The scenario will take place in a snowy climate.
The party will spend most of the time fighting magical creations.
Three things will be important to the plot: a red herring, a set of secret documents, and unwarranted self-importance.

Rank in contest: 2

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The Black Crown, Part 1 by Duck

Make a scenario where the party has to stop a monster plague.
The scenario will take place in a river or lake system.
The party will spend most of the time fighting wild beasts.
Three things will be important to the plot: a trap or ambush, a container of mysterious contents, and the mastermind behind it all.

Rank in contest: 5

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Cradle by B.J.Earles

Make a scenario where the party has to defend a location or person.
The scenario will take place in a marsh or swamp.
The party will spend most of the time fighting wild beasts.
Three things will be important to the plot: a powerful mage the party meets, a natural wonder, and hallowed ground.

Rank in contest: 3

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Waterweb by Handyman

Make a scenario where the party has to solve a mystery.
The scenario will take place in a river or lake system.
The party will spend most of the time fighting slithzerikai bandits.
Three things will be important to the plot: the tremendous riches at stake, unrealistic expectations, and good news.

Rank in contest: 1

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Melliput Mobsters by Celtic Minstrel

Make a scenario where the party has to retrieve an item.
The scenario will take place in a snowy climate.
The party will spend most of the time fighting nephil mobsters.
Three things will be important to the plot: a family secret, an unexpected betrayal, and an unfortunate accident.

Rank in contest: 6

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Pilgrimage to Thrakos by w-dueck

Make a scenario where the party has to make a dangerous trip.
The scenario will take place in dense forest or jungle.
The party will spend most of the time fighting goblin rebels.
Three things will be important to the plot: time running out, hallowed ground, and a celebration.

Rank in contest: Unranked

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Oops by Dintiradan

Make a scenario where the party has to stop a monster plague.
The scenario will take place in rocky mountains or hills.
The party will spend most of the time fighting giant mages.
Three things will be important to the plot: good news, bad news, and a bad idea.

Rank in contest: 4

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