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Scrasamax
December 26, 2013
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Genimal    Lifeforms  (Constructed)   (Any)

Genimals are the stock and trade of BioCreches and one of the foundation technologies of the biosphere repair effort

Scrasamax
November 5, 2013
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Comments: 4
Ideas: 0
Votes: 2 / 4.750000
Wojek    Lifeforms  (Constructed)   (City/ Ruin)

Also known as 'jeks, wo-pos and a variety of other derogatory terms

Scrasamax
October 24, 2013
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Comments: 3
Ideas: 0
Votes: 3 / 4.500000
The Midwich Horror    Lifeforms  (Constructed)   (City/ Ruin)

Guilt is a powerful force

Scrasamax
September 18, 2013
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Comments: 3
Ideas: 0
Votes: 3 / 4.000000
Budiansky Drone    Lifeforms  (Constructed)   (Plains)

An incarnation of Laserbeak, and condor/cyborgs for the Cosmic Era

Chaosmark
September 10, 2013
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Comments: 0
Ideas: 0
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Ossilyth    Lifeforms  (Constructed)   (Any)

Favored minion of the necromancer Warmaker, the Ossilyth is a tank of an undead.

rickster
September 5, 2013
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Comments: 12
Ideas: 0
Votes: 10 / 3.550000
The Hedge Maze    Lifeforms  (Constructed)   (Plains)

Do not meddle in the affairs of wizards... -- Gildor, via J R R Tolkien

Scrasamax
September 3, 2013
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Comments: 3
Ideas: 2
Votes: 3 / 3.833333
Stears-Cusick Cyborg    Lifeforms  (Constructed)   (Any)

A model of efficiency and effectiveness, also a model of horror in the Cosmic era

Shadoweagle
August 21, 2013
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Comments: 10
Ideas: 0
Votes: 7 / 4.785714
Sila'Khrysath - The Great Sand Wyrm.    Lifeforms  (Constructed)   (Desert)

The result of Vauraki's wrath directed by Axtrami's will. The Sila'Khrysath is the elemental embodiment of the fury of the desert. Woe to those who encounter the Great Sand Wyrm within the Karikun Desert!

Scrasamax
August 1, 2013
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Comments: 7
Ideas: 0
Votes: 5 / 4.400000
Vitralara, the Mongrelmen    Lifeforms  (Constructed)   (City/ Ruin)

The Vitralara are an artificially created race. Despite accomplishing everything they were intended to do, the Mages of Banqua al'Zed consider the experiment a failure.

Scrasamax
July 16, 2013
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Comments: 6
Ideas: 0
Votes: 5 / 4.400000
Skeletrons    Lifeforms  (Constructed)   (Any)

The panic inducing robotic shock troopers of the Cosmic Era.

caesar193
June 24, 2013
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Ideas: 0
Votes: 4 / 4.625000
Raveten    Lifeforms  (Constructed)   (Any)

An army can be compared to a craftsmen. Both produce for gain. A craftsmen produces a product, a good, for monetary gain. An army, however, produces corpses for resource acquisition. Be it on the battlefield or in the medical tent with the severely wounded being put out of their misery, the fillers of graves are being produced.

Any mind of the modern age has thought about putting those bodies to work. Necromancy has long been socially inacceptable. Besides, no one enjoys seeing a former comrade, a former brother-in-arms, walking around fighting and killing with a spear hole in his gut and a couple arrows hanging from the arms. And the only other way was to throw the dead body into a catapult and throw it at the enemy, in the hopes of giving them plague.

It was Obstarian military who first unleashed the Raveten on their foes during the World War. No one was prepared for it. And so people died.

Chaosmark
April 6, 2013
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Comments: 10
Ideas: 1
Votes: 6 / 4.250000
Akasha    Lifeforms  (Constructed)   (Any)

Clockwork angels. Servants of the Mechanogod Whrrrm.

Dossta
January 10, 2013
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Comments: 17
Ideas: 0
Votes: 5 / 3.800000
Maire's Monsters    Lifeforms  (Constructed)   (Any)

The unnatural offspring of a zombie father and a human mother.

caesar193
December 2, 2012
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Comments: 3
Ideas: 0
Votes: 3 / 4.333333
The Semblance    Lifeforms  (Constructed)   (Any)

"I take it ye've ne'er fought a Semblance. Nasty undead fiends they be. 'course, they don't look undead. They don't have gleamin' bones, or rottin' flesh. No, sir! The Semblance looks just like you or me. Except for when its tryin' ta get you. I take it ye've ne'er fought a Semblance. If you had, you'd be dead."

-Old Gerald, man in the pub

Shadoweagle
November 26, 2012
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Comments: 8
Ideas: 0
Votes: 8 / 4.375000
Corpsemaker    Lifeforms  (Constructed)   (Any)
It's existence expunged holy thoughts of sanctuary and left me drifting, soul-dead 'long a hellish ocean. Betwixt it's human maw a fresh corpse lay, its weeping face a testament to its posthumous fate.
Scrasamax
October 12, 2012
Hits: 543
Comments: 6
Ideas: 0
Votes: 3 / 3.500000
Types of Transformers    Lifeforms  (Constructed)   (Any)

It is easy to assign Autobot and Decepticon like race or nationality, when it is much more a matter of political pursuasion. 

axlerowes
October 1, 2012
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Comments: 6
Ideas: 0
Votes: 4 / 3.750000
The Bank    Lifeforms  (Constructed)   (Cyberspace)

Act now and receive a 0.9% APR for 6 months on any home or personal loan, and walk away with 1000 frequent flyer miles*



*Usage limited to those departing Lagos, Nigeria or Fairbanks, USA. 

Scrasamax
September 16, 2012
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Comments: 6
Ideas: 0
Votes: 4 / 3.625000
Takamoto's Dogs    Lifeforms  (Constructed)   (Any)

Ingo Takamoto was first a foremost a dog lover, but was also a brilliant geneticist 

Scrasamax
September 9, 2012
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Comments: 2
Ideas: 0
Votes: 2 / 4.750000
Machine Intelligence in the Cosmic Era    Lifeforms  (Constructed)   (Cyberspace)

Clarification and details on the tiers of machine intelligence

Scrasamax
September 8, 2012
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Comments: 6
Ideas: 0
Votes: 3 / 5.000000
Seibertronians    Lifeforms  (Constructed)   (Any)

Everyone had the nerve to look surprised when the androids starting forming their own society, and started telling humans to stick it, including calling them 'false men'.

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Wet Faeries

       By: Murometz

Sages and naturalists frown at the common name given to these strange creatures by the small folk, but sometimes the silliest nicknames for creatures, places and people persevere in the minds of many. “Purifiers”, “Pond Jellies”, “Breath-Stealers”, “Lung-Ticklers” and “River Butterflies” are much less commonly heard appellations for these life forms. Wet Faeries are basically (and simply) a species of fist-sized, fresh-water jellyfish. Several traits steer them toward the peculiar category however. Firstly, Wet Faeries are nearly invisible in the water, much like their marine cousins but even more so. One can swim in a river swarming with these critters and not even notice their presence. Secondly, they possess the unique ability to clean and purify whatever body of water they inhabit. They do this via some sort of biological filtration process, sucking in all toxins present in the water, and releasing it back in its purest form. Needless to say, they are both a blessing and a curse to whichever folk dwell beside the rivers and lakes Wet Faeries inhabit. On one hand, no purer water can be found anywhere than a Wet Faerie lake or pond, and yet, in “pure” water “life” tends in fact to die out, lacking the needed nutrients to prosper. Thirdly, their “sting” is (unfortunately) virulently poisonous to all mammalians. Wet Faeries are loathe to sting anyone or anything, using their barbed fronds as a last line of defense, but if stung, most swimmers will suffer respiratory arrest, and die within minutes, usually drowning before they can make it back to shore.

Alchemists, druids, and less savory characters have studied these creatures over the years, and have predictably found all the ways Wet Faeries could be exploited. Morbidly humorous, some bards find it, that the Poisoners and Assassins Guilds as well as the Healer’s Union, all prize these creatures. The assassins use the extracted venom in obvious fashion, while the priests and healers use the still-living jelly-fish to sterilize other poison potions and to cure those already poisoned on death’s door.

It is known that a certain Earl Von Trumble keeps his vast castle moat stocked with Wet Faeries, the waters so clear that every bone of every one of his past enemies can be clearly seen on the bottom, twenty two feet below.

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