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.

(Hide 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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tridash

Make a scenario where the party has to make a daring escape.
The scenario will take place in a marsh or swamp.
The party will spend most of the time fighting giant spies.
Three things will be important to the plot: dangerous cutlery, a good idea, and a powerful mage the party meets.

Rank in contest: (Did not finish.)

Enraged Slith

Make a scenario where the party has to assault a location.
The scenario will take place in a belt of farmland.
The party will spend most of the time fighting vahnatai rebels.
Three things will be important to the plot: a vengeful spirit, a wishing well, and a mystical beggar.

Rank in contest: (Did not finish.)

The Mystic

Make a scenario where the party has to deliver an item.
The scenario will take place in dense forest or jungle.
The party will spend most of the time fighting goblin mobsters.
Three things will be important to the plot: a secret way to defeat an insurmountable obstacle, an old family heirloom, and a bad idea.

Rank in contest: (Did not finish.)

Nikki

Make a scenario where the party has to retrieve an item.
The scenario will take place in rocky mountains or hills.
The party will spend most of the time fighting demonic bandits.
Three things will be important to the plot: a mysterious artifact, someone's redemption, and bad news.

Rank in contest: (Did not finish.)

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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Fractal

Make a scenario where the party has to rescue someone.
The scenario will take place in caves.
The party will spend most of the time fighting troglodyte mages.
Three things will be important to the plot: a sinister conspiracy, a last request someone has made, and a fearsome stalker.

Rank in contest: (Did not finish.)

Dan

Make a scenario where the party has to perform some reconnaissance.
The scenario will take place in a marsh or swamp.
The party will spend most of the time fighting undead cultists.
Three things will be important to the plot: a glorious mustache, an unfortunate accident, and a busty blond.

Rank in contest: (Did not finish.)

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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Nioca

Make a scenario where the party has to rescue someone.
The scenario will take place in caves.
The party will spend most of the time fighting ogre mages.
Three things will be important to the plot: profitable headbanging, a family secret, and a delicious cake.

Rank in contest: (Did not finish.)

Metatron

Make a scenario where the party has to assassinate someone.
The scenario will take place in rocky mountains or hills.
The party will spend most of the time fighting human cultists.
Three things will be important to the plot: a celebration, nature's aid, and unwarranted self-importance.

Rank in contest: (Did not finish.)

Grail Shadowblade

Make a scenario where the party has to assault a location.
The scenario will take place in dense forest or jungle.
The party will spend most of the time fighting goblin assassins.
Three things will be important to the plot: an unexpected betrayal, a powerful warrior the party meets, and a sticky situation.

Rank in contest: (Did not finish.)

Acky

Make a scenario where the party has to assassinate someone.
The scenario will take place in a belt of farmland.
The party will spend most of the time fighting nephil spies.
Three things will be important to the plot: time running out, an unfortunate accident, and a powerful creature the party meets.

Rank in contest: (Did not finish.)

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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Faerie_Storm

Make a scenario where the party has to deliver an item.
The scenario will take place in a belt of farmland.
The party will spend most of the time fighting vahnatai warriors.
Three things will be important to the plot: an old family heirloom, a natural wonder, and a last request someone has made.

Rank in contest: (Did not finish.)

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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Abrum

Make a scenario where the party has to defend a location or person.
The scenario will take place in dense forest or jungle.
The party will spend most of the time fighting human warriors.
Three things will be important to the plot: the tremendous riches at stake, a busty blond, and nature's aid.

Rank in contest: (Did not finish.)

lampshade

Make a scenario where the party has to solve a mystery.
The scenario will take place in a snowy climate.
The party will spend most of the time fighting undead cultists.
Three things will be important to the plot: a vengeful spirit, dangerous cutlery, and a glorious mustache.

Rank in contest: (Did not finish.)

Roentgenium

Make a scenario where the party has to make a daring escape.
The scenario will take place in a river or lake system.
The party will spend most of the time fighting demonic spies.
Three things will be important to the plot: a powerful creature the party meets, a sinister conspiracy, and a delicious cake.

Rank in contest: (Did not finish.)