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Ouroboros
September 17, 2008
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Blimp Dragon    Lifeforms  (Fauna)   (Other)

The living airships of Locastus, City of Mirrors

Siren no Orakio
September 15, 2008
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Votes: 4 / 4.500000
Crystal Dragons of Sogth VII    Lifeforms  (Fauna)   (Mountains)

The crystal dragons of Sogth VII are strange and sinuous beasts, be they stalking across the land on their four legs, and swimming through the ammonia seas.

Scrasamax
September 15, 2008
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Comments: 9
Ideas: 0
Votes: 3 / 4.000000
The Green Dragon Challenge    Lifeforms  (Fauna)   (Any)

There it was, big as two horses and all scales and wicked looking head. thought we was alldead, we did. Then the beastie did the damndest thing. Instead of breathin fire on us, or cursin us with magic it started eatin one of the damned bushes.

Explorer Kurold the Hammer

Cheka Man
August 28, 2008
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Votes: 5 / 3.800000
Giant River Wyrm    Lifeforms  (Fauna)   (Water)

The warrior flung himself to one side as a huge toothy head leapt out of the pool in front of him, gnashed at him and then withdrew "What is that thing?"

"A Giant River Wyrm, and it’s a good thing that they sicken so quickly, or you would have been wyrm food."

Scrasamax
July 29, 2008
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Comments: 3
Ideas: 0
Votes: 2 / 4.000000
Fauna of the Desert Wastelands    Lifeforms  (Fauna)   (Desert)

The Nightmare War did more than end the Old Empire, it turned a massive swath of once fertile land into the unimaginably hostile Wastelands, and populated it with beasts, horrors, and monsters.

Anjet of Cenn Caerwaith

Cheka Man
June 25, 2008
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Ideas: 0
Votes: 4 / 3.250000
Manna Mosquitos    Lifeforms  (Fauna)   (Plains)

It is said that the bite of a Manna Mosquito can turn someone with no magical power into a spellcaster, but few are willing to pay the price for such power.

Cheka Man
May 15, 2008
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Comments: 7
Ideas: 0
Votes: 6 / 3.500000
Wandfish    Lifeforms  (Fauna)   (Water)

With it’s ability to electrocute you with a magical bolt from it’s nose, mess with a Wandfish and you may well end up sleeping with the fishes.

Aramax
May 14, 2008
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Ideas: 15
Votes: 8 / 4.250000
30 Exotic Birds    Lifeforms  (Fauna)   (Any)

Exotic birds for any game

Scrasamax
May 7, 2008
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Samaki    Lifeforms  (Fauna)   (Desert)

Cooked or raw, they taste like camel urine. Unfortunately they are full of water and easy to catch. I’m tired of eating these sand-fish

Anjet of the Cenn Caerwaith

Scrasamax
May 6, 2008
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Kisundege Eagle    Lifeforms  (Fauna)   (Desert)

Beware the lords of the sky, in the wastelands even the would-be dragons give them a wide berth

Anjet of Cenn Caerwaith

Silveressa
May 3, 2008
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Comments: 10
Ideas: 0
Votes: 7 / 3.428571
Chasers    Lifeforms  (Fauna)   (City/ Ruin)

These pale mutations may have once been children, or perhaps monkeys, now all that remain of their former origins is the humanoid shape of their bodies, all else having been twisted into a gross mockery of life…

Silveressa
April 29, 2008
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Comments: 17
Ideas: 0
Votes: 12 / 3.416667
Candle Beetles    Lifeforms  (Fauna)   (Underground)

In the darkness you notice a point of light erupt no bigger than a candle, quickly followed by several dozen more and a soft metallic sound, like a man at the dinner table sharpening his knife against a fork.

Silveressa
April 29, 2008
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Comments: 11
Ideas: 0
Votes: 6 / 3.333333
Scalies    Lifeforms  (Fauna)   (City/ Ruin)

A swarm of what appears to be small gray chips of concrete leap and skitter across the ground from the shadows of the ruins towards you…

Silveressa
April 29, 2008
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Comments: 8
Ideas: 0
Votes: 5 / 3.000000
Zap Flies    Lifeforms  (Fauna)   (Swamp)

You hear a loud electronic buzzing, almost as if a runaway lawn mower mated to a taser gun is rampaging through the slimy cattails and weeds towards you before a swarm of huge flies erupt from the low scrub in front of you, electricity dancing between their mandibles.

ephemeralstability
March 2, 2008
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Comments: 6
Ideas: 0
Votes: 4 / 3.125000
River Dragons    Lifeforms  (Fauna)   (Water)

The River Dragons are a beautiful, sleek race. Their irridescent scales are soft and almost invisible under a fast-racing current. As long as a long riverboat, they propel themselves upstream with occasional flaps of their powerful wings.

valadaar
February 12, 2008
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Comments: 6
Ideas: 0
Votes: 3 / 3.333333
The Salwar    Lifeforms  (Fauna)   (Water)

"When the dolphins and whales propel themselves into the air, it is a great spectacle and joy to watch. When the Salwar launch themselves, it is a terror."

CaptainPenguin
January 17, 2008
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Comments: 6
Ideas: 0
Votes: 6 / 4.333333
Handvermin    Lifeforms  (Fauna)   (Any)

Unleashed from the high white temples of Hosok in massive swarms, the Handvermin are among the lowliest and most disgusting of the children of the Hand That Sees

Dozus
January 12, 2008
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Comments: 15
Ideas: 0
Votes: 6 / 3.500000
Aerophin    Lifeforms  (Fauna)   (Other)

The whales of the Epoan skies…

valadaar
December 13, 2007
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Ideas: 0
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Nyanthian Beastiery    Lifeforms  (Fauna)   (Other)

Nyanthian Beastiery

valadaar
December 5, 2007
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Ideas: 0
Votes: 6 / 3.833333
Headsmans Tree    Lifeforms  (Fauna)   (Forest/ Jungle)

A tree of somewhat macabre aspect - its coconut-sized fruit have hair-like fronds hanging down, suggesting decapitated heads dangling from the tree.

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Order of the Moonbeard

       By: valadaar

Among the assortment of organized criminals who live in the great city, few command greater fear the Moonbeard Order.

They of course do not call themselves that, but have earned the moniker from their fashion of dying their large beards with lye to produce a distinctive crescent shape running from earlobe to earlobe. This is meant as a taunt for their enemies, for it clearly outlines their throats.

They also wear garb similar to the northern tribesman, carefully tooled leather and showing multiple, colourful glyphs.

They are feared due to the intense discipline that their group maintains, due to their origins as a warrior-sect.

They serve as paid thugs, enforcers and assassins within the city, with the client simply ordering a service from the organization, not hiring an individual. Apart from making the request and providing payment in full in advance, the order completes the assignment themselves.

Their order has many moles through the organizations of the city, and more than a couple of nobles. As such, no organized move has been made against them since their chief activity is directed against other members of the crime world. It is said that their services have been useful for those in power as well, further protecting them from persecution.

Their religion holds that their time in this world is vanishingly brief, and largely unimportant except as training for the Great Battle.

The order is very utilitarian with weapons choice - they simply use the tool needed for the occasion, though not without having trained extensively with it beforehand. Daggers, garrottes, swords, bows, battle axes, polearms, wagons, even siege engines have been used to carry out their contracts.

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