To quote wikipedia – “A hoax is a deliberately fabricated falsehood made to masquerade as truth. It is distinguishable from errors in observation or judgment, or rumors, urban legends, pseudosciences or April Fools’ Day events that are passed along in good faith by believers or as jokes.”. A hoax can be a fun way to pass time or even used as a method psychological manipulation, designed to make your enemies think one thing whilst you prepare another. This can be useful when your opponent has a much greater power than you but doesn’t know it. Also, trickster gods can use them to mess with the minds of mortals for their own amusement.
The ones listed below are all “real” hoaxes that have occurred and can be used as the basis of hoaxes and rumours and your games and stories.
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|7||Death of Paul McCartney|
|9||Disappearing Blond Gene|
|11||Loch Ness Monster|
|12||Perpetual Motion Machines|
|15||The Cottingley Fairies|
|16||The Lying Stones|
|17||The Spaghetti Tree|
|19||The Upas Tree|
|20||War of the Worlds|