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Spark
March 5, 2006
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Ideas: 0
Votes: 14 / 4.821429
The Ink Drinkers    Lifeforms  (Ethereal)   (City/ Ruin)

“The last thing we ever saw was its inky tail as it swept under the door. I fear the scions of Durnthar have taken yet another piece of us.” - Gould Maran, Keeper of the Throne Seal

Agar
September 8, 2003
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Comments: 23
Ideas: 1
Votes: 21 / 4.785714
Centipede Nails    Lifeforms  (Constructed)   (Any)

Many magical items adventurers seek out help them carry more loot, keep themselves fed and healthy, or just simply hack the bad guys to itty bitty bits. This one lets their loot carry itself.

manfred
October 29, 2005
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Comments: 12
Ideas: 0
Votes: 5 / 5.000000
Bizzare Life-Forms Challenge    Lifeforms  (Unique)   (Any)

The Challenge:
Think of any bizzare life-form, WHATEVER life-form that lives a not-so-standard way. Not the way common sense would expect it. Make it in some way logical or not, just forget the boring everyday logic.

EchoMirage
September 24, 2006
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Comments: 22
Ideas: 0
Votes: 18 / 4.916667
Ylithain, the Drowned Queen    Lifeforms  (Unique)   (Swamp)

Sing to me and I shall write, on lilies, poetry of the night.

Psalmanazar
September 28, 2006
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Comments: 18
Ideas: 0
Votes: 16 / 4.843750
Zhâo Wén Jûn, The Morning Lord of Writings    Lifeforms  (Unique)   (City/ Ruin)

A beast made of writing; a strange, sad, and beautiful being that haunts the libraries and universities of the Sacred World

Wulfhere
November 27, 2006
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Comments: 14
Ideas: 0
Votes: 12 / 4.833333
Myrie Bugs    Lifeforms  (Fauna)   (City/ Ruin)

Crawling among the garbage and offal, the detritus of what men call civilization, the myrie bugs claim their own small domains.  They eat, and breed, and wait…

EchoMirage
October 5, 2014
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Comments: 15
Ideas: 0
Votes: 9 / 5.000000
30 Alien Races    Lifeforms  (Intelligent Species)   (Any)

To all space explorers, rogue traders and Federation colonisation and expeditionary force officers!

Thirty new alien species have been discovered. You are well-advised to inform yourselves, as to engage these entities correctly, without risk of harm to yourself or to the interests of Terra.

Ten of the described species are human in origin, yet modified to such a degree that they no longer need to be considered human.

Another ten are civilisation-building aliens competing with Terra for available space.

The final ten entries are remarkable life forms that display sapience, without using it to create civilisations. Caution is advised.

CaptainPenguin
December 17, 2005
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Comments: 13
Ideas: 0
Votes: 5 / 4.500000
Remaking the Undead    Lifeforms  (Unique)   (Any)

Undead are, simply put, among the most horrific things one can think of. Can you imagine anything more frightening than a being which is dead and yet still walks? Can you imagine the horror of being faced by the hollow shell of being, a hollow shell which must feed?

Murometz
November 24, 2006
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Comments: 22
Ideas: 0
Votes: 19 / 4.973684
Moleskin    Lifeforms  (Unique)   (City/ Ruin)

For the coddling of the weak and mewling shall one day be the Downfall of All Races!

Morkoel Rasher, denouncing Moleskin in verse.

Murometz
February 18, 2007
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Comments: 26
Ideas: 0
Votes: 15 / 4.566667
The One-Eyed, Red-Eyed Crow    Lifeforms  (Unique)   (Swamp)

Despair! Despair! The Dread Crow’s Glare!

Scrasamax
April 24, 2007
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Comments: 20
Ideas: 0
Votes: 15 / 4.766667
30 Horses    Lifeforms  (Fauna)   (Any)

God forbid that I should go to any Heaven where there are no horses.
  - R. B. Cunninghame-Graham

Scrasamax
May 11, 2009
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Comments: 13
Ideas: 0
Votes: 10 / 5.000000
The Great Demon of the Ocean    Lifeforms  (Ethereal)   (Water)

It is unwise to speak the name of the Great Demon of the Ocean if you are close enough to the sea to smell the salt in the air. It is inviting disaster to speak it’s name when you are on the ocean itself.

Scrasamax
March 25, 2014
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Comments: 12
Ideas: 0
Votes: 6 / 4.750000
Star Whale    Lifeforms  (Third Kingdom)   (Space)

Methinks we have hugely mistaken this matter of Life and Death. Methinks that what they call my shadow here on earth is my true substance. Methinks that in looking at things spiritual, we are too much like oysters observing the sun through the water, and thinking that thick water the thinnest of air. Me thinks my body is but the lees of my better being. In fact take my body who will, take it I say, it is not me.”

? Herman Melville, Moby Dick

Scrasamax
May 5, 2010
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Comments: 9
Ideas: 0
Votes: 7 / 4.285714
Emperor Whale    Lifeforms  (Fauna)   (Water)

The whales of the deep are not to be trifled with, those who hunt them are as mad as those who think to slay dragons.

axlerowes
March 23, 2014
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Comments: 6
Ideas: 0
Votes: 3 / 4.666667
The Martell Griffin and the 8th Plague of Lake Superior    Lifeforms  (Unique)   (Plains)

All you need to stop a brain is a bullet.

Scrasamax
August 21, 2017
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Comments: 3
Ideas: 0
Votes: 3 / 4.666667
The Bikini Situation    Lifeforms  (Unique)   (Water)

oft eliciting nervous laughter, the Bikini Situation involves not bathing suit bottoms, but rather a problem that arose from the bottom of the Bikini atoll in the Pacific. It is a serious issue for the Pacific Rim Coalition.

Strolen
August 31, 2002
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Comments: 12
Ideas: 0
Votes: 7 / 3.428571
Bloody Vines    Lifeforms  (Fauna)   (Forest/ Jungle)

Scratches are a small price to pay for the comfort and protection of the perfect campsite. At least they were a small price until members of the party aren’t waking up.

Mourngrymn
October 28, 2005
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Comments: 9
Ideas: 0
Votes: 5 / 3.500000
Sandgrazer    Lifeforms  (Fauna)   (Desert)

These Camel like animals roam the desert in small herds. The desert folk have uses for these creatures.

Agar
October 29, 2005
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Comments: 5
Ideas: 0
Votes: 5 / 3.300000
Devil's Thorns    Lifeforms  (Flora)   (Forest/ Jungle)

Not many plants kill animals. This oaklike tree is predatory in the spreading of its seeds.

CaptainPenguin
March 3, 2003
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Comments: 11
Ideas: 0
Votes: 7 / 3.142857
Honest Wrekk    Lifeforms  (Constructed)   (Any)

Masters have come and gone, but Honest Wrekk has always been around.

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       By: MoonHunter

Arkths or Ravagers: These are large landbound crablike creatures about the size of Grizzly Bears. They live partially in the astreal plane. Their food is magic. They can sense it at huge distances. Since spells and such are hard to eat (being in motion) and magical places are the equivalent of a sea of krill to them, they are looking for magic stashed in concrete places. Their primary food source is magic items, alchemical potions, and enchantments. They do a pretty good job of mangling/ eating the physical aspect of said items in the process of chowing down. These things will be the bane of dungeons everywhere, as they will slowly eat away much of the treasure (and the magical traps... so it can be advantagous to follow these things). Note: They will attack people with highly magical natures (i.e. high magic powers). They will probably kill the person in the process of sucking out the power.

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