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Benign Encounters


  1. A bear walks into the bar and orders a drink.
  2. A large group enters the establishment, filling up the remaining tables. They are celebrating something, and are quite noisy about it.
  3. A magician (prestidigitation) starts up an impromptu show
  4. A regular patron comes into the bar, and all the other regulars & staff call out his/her name ('Noooorm!')
  5. Dwarf tossing competition going on entrance 1 pp
  6. Manager swings by with a trivial complaint against a PC but won't tell which patron complained
  7. Several patrons at another table playing a game get into a minor argument over the rules.
  8. Someone is trying to talk loudly to be heard over the music when the music abrubtly stops.
  9. The bouncer ejects a drunk
  10. The innkeeper throws another log on the fire, inadvertantly sending a shower of sparks out into the room.


  1. A makeshift raft one person, one dead
  2. A makeshift raft, one person dead
  3. Raining fish.
  4. Ship rocking in good winds, someone sicks up over the side from motion sickness, but a gust of wind brings the vomit back over the rail hitting another crew member (I saw this happen once)
  5. shoal of fish passes under the ship.
  6. Sudden calm and fog with sounds of drunken laughter coming from all quarters.
  7. Tall cliffs with bird nests (e.g. puffins)
  8. tides becomes suddenly rougher for a few hours
  9. Vigil gets severe sunstroke
  10. You enter a 'bermuda triangle' style area; weird weather, compass goes nuts, etc.


  1. Abandoned shack
  2. Disheveled shrine or grave marker
  3. Humanoid statue (flesh to stone)
  4. Large insect moult
  5. Mother bear protecting cubs
  6. Old, rotted horse carcass
  7. Pair of small birds harass PCs
  8. Wild horses
  9. Wolf/dog tracks
  10. You get a dull, throbbing headache

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