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    Where would a Ghoul live?
    I find the whole, Graveyard/Sewer abit run of the mill if im honest.

    Im looking for an urban area where the populace dont/rarely go to.
    Any out of the box ideas?

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    Under a bridge!
    In abandoned buildings
    in the poorest parts of the slums where people won't notice someone disappearing
    Rooftops

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    Abandoned/condemned buildings.

    Basements the owners use as storage and rarely visit.

    A house or apartment (hey, they can have 9-5 jobs, too).

    A temple of an evil religion.

    On "the streets" in "the bad part of town." It's not like weather bothers them or they need sleep.

    Under the docks. Or the building (warehouse or themed tavern, perhaps) built out over the water on piers.

    In the prison/dungeons where people the guards want forgotten are thrown.

    In the hidden portions of the grand opera house.

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    A sewer, aqueduct, or other sanitation system? They might even be employed for that.

    Working in a counting house, much like Ebeneezer Scrooge.

    Morgue, as a corpse disposal technician. Ghouls propagate their kind by attacking the living, but they eat the dead. Destroyed bodies don't come back as corporeal undead, usually.

    If we aren't giving them a job, then a ghoul living in the slums would appear no different from a hobo without more inspection than anyone is likely to bother with. They can blend in very well in urban environments, much more so than in wilderness areas.

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    Quote Originally Posted by DrMotives View Post
    Morgue, as a corpse disposal technician. Ghouls propagate their kind by attacking the living, but they eat the dead. Destroyed bodies don't come back as corporeal undead, usually.
    that is actually a pretty cool choice for a city that is accepting of undead in their populous.

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    They don't.
    Of course, by the time I finish this post, it will already be obsolete. C'est la vie.

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    In the depths of an Ikea.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Vizzerdrix View Post
    In the depths of an Ikea.
    Heh, that wouldnt surprise me. With the amount of strange wording for furniture it's a wonder how they haven't summoned Ctulu yet.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Gamezdude View Post
    Heh, that wouldnt surprise me. With the amount of strange wording for furniture it's a wonder how they haven't summoned Ctulu yet.
    In the Hellraiser movie, it's a puzzle box. But in real life, it's a dining room set that if assembled correctly activates the portal to a dimension of evil.

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    The evil mayor keeps one in the City Hall Department of Complaints.

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    They are always hungry. So anywhere there is meat. A ghoul can be a raider of a farm from local caves. Chupacabra lives.

    They need to have the stench they give off hidden as well. Trash heaps.
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    Chained up in the spare bedroom of the house of the widow who refuses to accept that this isnít her spouse anymore.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Vizzerdrix View Post
    In the depths of an Ikea.
    This wouldn't surprise me Ikeas are death traps, next time you are in one just look around and thinking about how badly you are screwed if there was a fire....

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    Quote Originally Posted by Gamezdude View Post
    Where would a Ghoul live?
    I find the whole, Graveyard/Sewer abit run of the mill if im honest.

    Im looking for an urban area where the populace dont/rarely go to.
    Any out of the box ideas?

    THANKS ALL!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Vizzerdrix View Post
    In the depths of an Ikea.
    so SCP 3008?

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    In a Ghoulag! I'll show myself out...

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    Childrenís closets and under their beds.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Jack_Simth View Post
    They don't.
    I see what you did here.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Remuko View Post
    so SCP 3008?
    Yus!


    Ive been watching tons of acp stuff.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Haldir View Post
    Edit- I understand it now, Fighters are like a status symbol. If you're well off enough to own a living Fighter, you must be pretty well off!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Greecy View Post
    In a Ghoulag! I'll show myself out...
    *standing ovation*

    Bravo. That's beautiful. I wish this forum had a "like" button for things like this.


    But yeah, think of where serial killers, murderous gangs, and weird urban monsters are said to dwell; those are good places. (The "opera house" thing was a Phantom of the Opera reference, when I said it, for example.)

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    Underneath a hospital. Utilizing amputated limbs is still a problem. And one man's problem is another ghoul's nutrition.
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    I actually had a small adventure revolve around the flavor text of ghouls coming from people who savored the flesh of sentient creatures. An evil cleric / wizard / pick your bad guy was running an asylum and would "treat" his patients with fasting followed by meals of ... meat. He would then let them out once they turned to hunt at night and propagate them. Reason? I don't know. In my adventure he was a cleric to an evil god and wanted to spread death and evil. He didn't even try to control the ghouls, just let them free. Also, one could simply pop up anywhere after a string of grizzly murders in a city. You also might consider anywhere the people find solitude. Just because it is a church or pilgrimage place of prayer doesn't always mean undead can't hide in wait there for victims. If it is a gravetouched ghoul with levels in a caster class or other way to disguise itself... pretty much could be any night owl.

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    Running the gang that enforces order around the fish markets and rundown warehouses where the blubber melters and tanners do their work.

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    Somehow boost the ghoulís charisma more than it already is, put a nice suit on it and send it to the glorious suburbia that is Santa Clarita.

    He will never starve over there... and probably make a killing as a realtor on the side.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Cicciograna View Post
    I see what you did here.
    The joke was obvious enough that I had to make it.
    Of course, by the time I finish this post, it will already be obsolete. C'est la vie.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Vizzerdrix View Post
    Yus!


    Ive been watching tons of scp stuff.
    im partial to Exploring Series on youtube myself. He's been doing tons of SCP stuff.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Remuko View Post
    im partial to Exploring Series on youtube myself. He's been doing tons of SCP stuff.
    Im switching between SCP, and mrcreepypasta stuff. Great way to get psyched up for my nightly walk.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Haldir View Post
    Edit- I understand it now, Fighters are like a status symbol. If you're well off enough to own a living Fighter, you must be pretty well off!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Vizzerdrix View Post
    Im switching between SCP, and mrcreepypasta stuff. Great way to get psyched up for my nightly walk.
    I assume it will be an enthusiastic one.

    During which you'll meet many ghouls. And the evil priest housing them in his temple.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Gamezdude View Post
    Where would a Ghoul live?
    I find the whole, Graveyard/Sewer abit run of the mill if im honest.

    Im looking for an urban area where the populace dont/rarely go to.
    Any out of the box ideas?

    THANKS ALL!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Segev View Post
    I assume it will be an enthusiastic one.

    During which you'll meet many ghouls. And the evil priest housing them in his temple.
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