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Scrasamax
October 25, 2013
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Ratwood Tree    Lifeforms  (Fauna)   (Forest/ Jungle)

The hardest part about dealing with a ratwood tree is by the time you find it, there are dozens more you haven't found yet.

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

Guilt is a powerful force

Gossamer
October 16, 2013
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Votes: 7 / 3.785714
Drowner Lice    Lifeforms  (Fauna)   (Water)

-"He's dead, Jim. Drowned, from the looks of it."

-"Cramps? Swimming too soon after a meal?"

-"No, but something got a meal alright."

Scrasamax
October 14, 2013
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Comments: 6
Ideas: 0
Votes: 6 / 4.166667
Gallinippers    Lifeforms  (Fauna)   (Swamp)

Megafauna mosquitoes

Nobody
October 3, 2013
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Ideas: 0
Votes: 4 / 3.250000
Volcano Trees    Lifeforms  (Flora)   (Mountains)

A heat resistant tree with stone bark and leaves, that only lives in volcanic areas.

Part of my series on pseudo-magical world building

Chaosmark
October 2, 2013
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Encounter: Swollen Shadow    Lifeforms  (Fauna)   (City/ Ruin)

A short sidebar of encounter information for the Swollen Shadow. Intended for use with Shardis, the Shining City and Quarantine of Light.

caesar193
September 29, 2013
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Ideas: 0
Votes: 4 / 3.750000
Daimon    Lifeforms  (Intelligent Species)   (Any)

Trapped in Atheus, blocked from returning to their home of Congeria, the daimon is (usually) a minor demon- though this does not mean that they are not a highly deadly adversary.

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

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

valadaar
September 11, 2013
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Ideas: 0
Votes: 5 / 4.300000
Devouring Fire    Lifeforms  (Third Kingdom)   (Other)

At one time it was thought that the substance known as Anagra Estratius, or Devouring Fire, was an alchemical substance, tainted by the infernal components that went into its making.

Chaosmark
September 10, 2013
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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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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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Ideas: 2
Votes: 4 / 3.750000
Stears-Cusick Cyborg    Lifeforms  (Constructed)   (Any)

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

Scrasamax
August 31, 2013
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Ideas: 0
Votes: 4 / 4.625000
Cosmic Era: Doom Bestiary    Lifeforms  (Third Kingdom)   (Any)

Written in support of the Flight of Retribution, a Cosmic Era splatbook

Shadoweagle
August 21, 2013
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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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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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Ideas: 0
Votes: 5 / 4.400000
Skeletrons    Lifeforms  (Constructed)   (Any)

The panic inducing robotic shock troopers of the Cosmic Era.

Scrasamax
July 2, 2013
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Comments: 5
Ideas: 0
Votes: 3 / 4.500000
Tulu    Lifeforms  (Intelligent Species)   (Space)

The Tulu are an evil and devious race, demonstrating the canny wickedness of Faustian devils and the perverse pleasures of hentai tentacle pornography.

Scrasamax
July 2, 2013
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Comments: 3
Ideas: 2
Votes: 2 / 4.000000
The Tarxan    Lifeforms  (Intelligent Species)   (Other)

A hostile race discovered through dimensional boring. The first encounter with the violent and nomadic Tarxan occurred in Neo-Constantinople of the Eurasian Alliance, hence the Turkish/Central Asian rooted name.

Moonlake
June 29, 2013
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Votes: 3 / 3.500000
Bad Omen Chinese Mythical Lifeforms    Lifeforms  (Fauna)   (Any)

A collection of Chinese mythical lifeforms representing Bad Omens or associated with the onset of Disasters

Moonlake
June 28, 2013
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Good Omen Chinese Mythical Lifeforms    Lifeforms  (Fauna)   (Any)

A collection of Chinese mythical lifeforms representing Good Omens or have divine associations (more entries will be added)

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The Candle-Eyed Man

       By: Murometz

The third son of a candle-maker, and secretly a spy, Tsiao Fong Wei betrayed his family, clan, and town to the merciless Qongg Dynasty, causing the deaths of his own family members. He survived to an old age hiding out in the country side and keeping a low profile. One day however, the “Paper Knife” finally found Tsiao Fong Wei , and exacted his revenge on behalf of the folk, dead and tortured.

After a furious struggle, the “Paper Knife” plunged twin burning candles into the eyes of the traitorous old man and laughed, as Tsiao Fong Wei howled in dismay and pain. Some say Tsiao Fong Wei died that day. Others say that the old man somehow escaped despite his sudden anguish and utter blindness.

The truth is lost to time.

But to this day the children of the Red-Ridge County towns and villages are told by their parents to always beware twin lights in the darkness and to never venture into the woods at night, and to keep an ear open for the Groaning Ghost, for somewhere out there Tsiao Fong Wei the Traitor, now a vengeful spirit, stumbles about the darkness moaning and wailing, candles still sticking forth from out of his otherwise empty eye sockets. And though the candles plunged into his eyes all those years ago were a’flame going in, now the wax protuberances are somehow lit from within and burn without, and two flickering lights in the darkness, always portend his coming.

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