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100 reasons to leave town


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Qadira

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1. As you flirt with the noblewoman, a dirty child in rags across the street starts crying. "Papa! Are you leaving us again?"

Cheliax

2. Well dryies up must go look for water
3. House burned down time to look for a new place to live
4. Can't afford to pay that loan shark, better leave before they come back
5. Got drunk, woke up in another town
6. Chased out of town by mob for selling fake magic scrolls
7. A lamma tells you to
8. After a flood the mine is close, no work no reason to stay


9. Your grandmother's back in town.


10: Your tavern bill is due... gotta go make some cash!

Shadow Lodge

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11. Everyone's dead.

12. Everyone's undead.


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13. ADVENTURE!!!

Sczarni

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Pathfinder Adventure Path Subscriber

14. You buy two golems and discover that they have secret plans to an evil fortress, a local druid tells you your father was a powerful sorcerer, and then Chelish Hellknights kill your aunt and uncle. Time to book passage out of there on a junky-but-fast sloop captained by a roguish smuggler and his shaggy-but-lovable monster sidekick!


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10. It's on g%#$##n FIRE
11. There's a terrible omen of misfortune over the whole place
12. The new ruler declares your race to be un-people
13. As you become more powerful, the people turn against you out of fear and envy
14. Your real identity comes to light
15. Your family's throats are slit in the night and the symbol of your old nemesis is carved into your door
16. Rumours abound of a hidden treasure hoard beneath the Sharp Mountains of Probable Death
17. Taxes sky-rocket
18. You are drafted to fight against the dwarf menace
19. To your great confusion, the watch are putting up wanted posters identifying you as a rapist
20. A doppleganger has stolen your identity in your absence. She has you hunted for being a doppleganger
21. Your old adventuring buddy calls in the big favour you hoped he'd forgotten.
22. It was never a very nice town in the first place and you've finally got the money together
23. A talking weasel insists that you follow it
24. The reining monarch whispers something in your significant other's ear and gets a punch in jaw for their trouble
25. The plague is spreading!
26. You just robbed the bank
27. You have fallen in love with a member of the wrong social class
28. You have fallen in love with a member of the wrong race
29. You have fallen in love with a member of the wrong gender
30. You awake one morning in the body of a terrifying monster.


31. To get to the dungeon.


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32. Towns on fire. You did it.
32.A. Because you're a burgeoning sorcerer. It was an accident (or not)

Shadow Lodge

Off a bit on numbers.

36. The local church brands you a heretic.

Qadira

37. you got the local lord's daughter knocked up.
38. in an effort to rid the high seas of a haunted bell ship you gifted the local Cheliax colony with the haunted bell for their town hall.


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39. You find the baker you are apprenticed to cooked in his oven.


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40. Plague that causes all who die from it to rise as zombies slays half the town in 24 hours.

Taldor

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41. Your party has completely destroyed the local economy by infusing it with so many coins, gems and magic items that a simple loaf of bread costs 1,000 GP and a wand of Levitate goes for 4 CP.

Cheliax

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33. you wake up to find a green hag next to you in bed, it and you are naked
34. you wake up to find a puddle of blood next to you
35. you wake up to find your self tied up and naked, captured by kappas


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42. Mayor's daughter is pregnant, guess who's the dad? Not to mention that she's going to require a certain standard of living...
43. Wide-ranging caravan needs guards, and they've heard you are pretty good in a fight.
44. Dad's dead, mom is sick, and you're going to need money to pay that apothecary bill.
45. Bill the Blacksmith's prize mare has gone missing, and an unsavory type not from around these parts was sizing her up just last night. Go track'm down!
46. You're lucky with cards. Sometimes too lucky. And sometimes, well, not so lucky but you manage to win anyway. Last night a drunk called you on it, and now he's seeing the local healer. Problem is he's the son of the local bigwig, and you have nothing.


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46. one of the local gangs keeps asking you to join, because you're pretty good with a bo staff


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Pathfinder Adventure Path Subscriber
Matt, Game Master wrote:
9. Your grandmother's back in town.

9a. The Inlaws are back in town.

9b. Your ex is back in town.
9c. Your creditors are back in town.
9d. The boys are back in town.

Silver Crusade

47. Boredom
48. You're a third, fourth or such child and won't inherit anything, so.. might as well


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49 (Metagame Artifact)
The Tankards of Adventure

After drinking from these, a group of neophytes who have never met before, and have nothing in common, immediately grab their gear and leave town in search of adventure, excitement and realy wild things!

Reggie


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50 Mum and Dad change the locks...

Reggie


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51. This old man in the tavern gave you some story about a treasure and a map, and you and your friends needed a vacation anyway...


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52. Your GM went with a new system you hate so you wrote up a new town. (Shining Jewel.)

Silver Crusade

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53. You bugger ONE goat...


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??) The Empress is pregnant, The Emperor wants the daddy dead (might be you).

??) The Princess is pregnant, The King/Emperor either wants the daddy dead, or to take his responsibilities.

??) Sorry. the (X) is in another hamlet/village/town/castle.


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57. If you're a cross eyed pegasus pony, move to a game world where a small rider can handle your stearing problem. (Yes, I'm making fun of people trying to ponyize Pathfinder. What of it?)

Shadow Lodge

58. You've started seeing things. Everyone says you're going mad, but you're not. You know there's a message, something to be found, something to be learned. And you can't find it here. The visions tell you to go somewhere. You go.

59. You opened the wrong door. You never meant to leave home but now you're somewhere else.

60. The local mage guild had an accident.


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Goth Guru wrote:
57. If you're a cross eyed pegasus pony, move to a game world where a small rider can handle your stearing problem. (Yes, I'm making fun of people trying to ponyize Pathfinder. What of it?)

Pony dragon (Skyrim mod, vid)

Skyrim mods joke


61 - Taxes. You don't have to pay them if you steal a dragon's hoard and build your own kingdom.

Silver Crusade

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62) they just don't build halfling towns with half-giants in mind.

Shadow Lodge

ulgulanoth wrote:
5. Got drunk, woke up in another town

5a. Got drunk while at port, and woke up in a jail 400 miles inland (I was a very confused sailor).

Sczarni

63) The local druid says Hurricane Elspeth is going to flood the town in a matter of days.

64) Your town has a dark secret and you want no part of it.


Silent Saturn wrote:

63) The local druid says Hurricane Elspeth is going to flood the town in a matter of days.

64) Your town has a dark secret and you want no part of it.

or

65) Your town has a dark secret, YOU.

Osirion

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66) People in town have been acting stranger and stranger over the last few weeks, staying indoors on all but overcast days, wearing hooded cloaks pulled up over their faces, and clustering together, unspeaking, as if communicating in some language that you can't hear. One morning you notice while walking to market that everyone is wearing hoods now, and they all turn to look at you as you pass, tracking your progress before returning to their huddled non-conversations.

Whatever the heck is going on, you are pretty sure that you want no part of it...


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67) An old wizard dressed all in grey shows up at your door and forces you to leave with 13 dwarves.

68) same as above, except you escape and put much road between you, wizards, and dwarves.

69) You head off to seek your fortune in a brothel in a large town


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70) GM is beginning to look impatient ay all the farting around in town players are doing. Why the GM is leafing through the bestiaries. What a scarey smile on the GM's face. That's an awful lot of D12s being dug out, and so many D8s too. Uh guys, I think we best get a move on.


71) You burnt down the town. Everything. now someone has raised it back up again. People included. you know when you are not welcome.

72) Your pet goblin has started growing horns, his eyes are glowing orange and his skin is starting to turn red. People are not complaining about the stink anymore, they are complaining about the smell of brimstone. Problem is you are attached, that and you did it...

73) You are the local surgeon/alchemist, and you found out that you can implant bombs in people. that was years ago and now people are starting to get old... You dont want to be around when someone has a heart attack at the market...


Set wrote:

66) People in town have been acting stranger and stranger over the last few weeks, staying indoors on all but overcast days, wearing hooded cloaks pulled up over their faces, and clustering together, unspeaking, as if communicating in some language that you can't hear. One morning you notice while walking to market that everyone is wearing hoods now, and they all turn to look at you as you pass, tracking your progress before returning to their huddled non-conversations.

Whatever the heck is going on, you are pretty sure that you want no part of it...

66) -> 74)...you realized there and then, that you've been in Nidal all along. All the more reason to get out of there!


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Pathfinder Maps, Roleplaying Game Subscriber

75) The Baron, The Baroness, and the Baron's Daughter all compare notes and each realizes you've been carrying on a torrid affair with the other two behind their back.


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75) You know about this cabin in the woods; it's KINDA remote but your girlfirend Linda is down. Besides, you have this necklace you want to give her, you're even thinking about proposing.


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76) You were studying the theory of teleportation spells with a classmate. He chants and gestures and before you can duck out of the way, you appear in a room where a group of strangers are attacking a fire elemental. You have no memory of the past week.


77) A tannery opened next door. Pee-ew!

Cheliax

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78. a plague has hit the town, there goes the neighbourhood
79. a family of ogres have moved in, there goes the neighbourbood
80. after an accident with a love potion a cockatrise has fallen in love with you, better leave before it tries to show its affection

Cheliax

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81 Slim is your best friend and you will not let him go it alone.


82 Town collapsed into subterranean ruins, you had to get away from the now city-wide dungeon. Get supplies, a team and maybe consider coming back.

83 Your favourite tavern went down with it, time to find a new watering hole.


84 The attractive individual you've had your eyes on across the tavern many a cold night is leaving town, you've finally introduced yourself and offer your services as an escort.


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Sel, that is all sorts of serial killer trucker creepy.


85 Asmodeus pops in with a contract for you to sign.

86 Every animal for miles around want to be next to you.

87 Town want to throw a party for you of the necktie type.

88 Triplets problems, who can tell one from the others. you can't seem to get the right name to the right person. Now they want to claw your eyes out.

89 The inn you were staying at just got up and walked away.


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90 The voices tell you to.

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