Solar System-706.4.AS-5: Afrofuture Colony Planets of Martial Artist Squadrons Competing for Ultra-Metal

After leaving the Earth behind, the space-faring nations of Africa settled a diaspora in a neighboring solar system. When they colonized it over generations through terrforming technology, they brought along 5,000 years of African traditions on how to build their cities and make use of there resources. Leading the armies that defend the nations' resources …

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World-357.4.GM-13: A Land of Guns and Sorcery

By default, swords come standard on fantasy worlds. On this one, personal firearms (both handguns and long-arms) are more common. They are reliable, portable, and have replaced nearly every other kind of weapon. Society naturally changed due to the introduction of guns some few hundred years ago. Castles (and other hard forts) are less important. …

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World-147.6.NX-11: A Plains-World of Thunderbird Priestesses

Though hills and rivers act as landscape markers, the land of the world is one massive flat plains that stretches for thousands of kilometers. The planet's uniformity of both elevation and rainfall is supernatural, resulting in nearly world-wide grasslands nestled between the seas. In the major cities of these plains, people build their homes from …

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Universe-498.7.ES-0: A Universe to Exalt Seven Million Saints

There was, and remains, a known extant god. They are not distant, and instead active in the affairs of mortals, though indirectly through the birthing of cohorts of gods or the individual exaltation of saints. Gods made by the creator are like angels or demons; here they are same kind of creature, and the distinction …

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World-207.3.OG-2: War World of Orcs and Goblins

Humanity waged wars against orcs, who are stronger, tougher, and more fond of battle than humans. Despite this, orcs were not less intelligent or organized than humans, and being outmatched humanity is largely an endangered species. Worldwide, humans are outnumbered by orcs a thousand to one. While not exactly as civilized as humans, orcs excelled …

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World-418.4.DA-22: A Neozoic World of Airships and Dinosaurs

As the Earth died around them from ecological exploitation and violent wars, one city kept itself armored behind a force field dome. While this protected it, they would eventually run out of non-renewable supplies, leading them to a daring experiment to plane-shift themselves into another reality whose world was younger and still ecologically viable. They …

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The (“Actual?”) Most Common Super Power(s)

Superhero fiction is defined by its characters having superpowers, or being exceptional in other ways.  TV Tropes jokingly has cataloged what it calls the Most Common Super Power: that Western superheroines almost always have large breasts.  But this got me thinking: what is actually the most common superpower?  A gut-check suggests superhuman strength (the better …

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