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MysticMoon
July 20, 2011
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Ideas: 0
Votes: 5 / 3.500000
Giant Psychic Leech Lords from Outer Space    Lifeforms  (Intelligent Species)   (Swamp)

Hailing from the giant swamp planet of Acadia, the Leech Lords rule with a mighty will. And slimy green tentacles.

Maggot
July 20, 2011
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Ideas: 0
Votes: 4 / 3.625000
Lurdi    Lifeforms  (Intelligent Species)   (Water)

Toltep walked slowly along the avenue, it would have been easier to swim along in the viaduct, but he had made it a point to not do the easy thing. All to often the easy path lead to ruin, and he had not survived so long by taking shortcuts, or the easy road. The market, what was above water, was abuzz with conversation. A large school of blood-crazed lurdi had been diverted into an ambush where the brave people had slaughtered the monsters. There was some worry, Toltep gathered, as a few had escaped.

hylandpad
June 19, 2011
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Comments: 8
Ideas: 0
Votes: 2 / 4.500000
The Kandolari    Lifeforms  (Intelligent Species)   (City/ Ruin)

"I have no love for these aliens."

-Jax the Chronicler

Pieh
April 21, 2011
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Comments: 6
Ideas: 0
Votes: 4 / 4.375000
Scorch-Born    Lifeforms  (Intelligent Species)   (Other)

One way of getting here, The Concave, is through conflagration of your Soul. Not a nice way to arrive, but at least you'll have the benefit of a guide, unlike most others.

Mourngrymn
April 21, 2011
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Comments: 9
Ideas: 0
Votes: 3 / 4.666667
The Shalari - SaehdowBorn    Lifeforms  (Intelligent Species)   (Other)

Death cults, worshipers of dark powers, necromancers, and eaters of the dead. Individually these cults are horrible in society and the repercussions can have lasting effects on those they influence and affect. But what if that not just a small group tried to influence their belief on a people, but an entire people tried to use their belief to take over the world?

Mourngrymn
April 17, 2011
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Comments: 5
Ideas: 0
Votes: 3 / 4.166667
The Kaur - Daemonborn    Lifeforms  (Intelligent Species)   (Desert)

The battle between the Daemon and the Styarm was most bloodthirsty. The Daemon battled with fiery rage against the Styarm's thunder and lightning. They clashed and the heavens shook. It was as if the heavens and the molten rock below clashed and bled.

That is a part of the tale of the Untold War. This is the beginning tale of the Kaur.

Mourngrymn
April 16, 2011
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Ideas: 0
Votes: 7 / 4.214286
The Firstborn - The Untold War    Lifeforms  (Third Kingdom)   (Other)

In a time before time, the creation of Baymaroen was primordial as all worlds are. Forces of energy clashing in a climactic font of brilliance to form the bedrock of the world. Silence issued forth for an eternity but lasting an instant. The appearance of the Firstborn was instantaneous. Life created itself from the cosmic essence left behind by creation. This is the story of the first war, the Untold War.

Pieh
March 30, 2011
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Comments: 7
Ideas: 0
Votes: 6 / 3.500000
Dust of Sages    Lifeforms  (Unique)   (Underground)

When a thousand years of dust settled upon the worked stone floor of The Grey Tomb, a new sage was born. A creature, of dust, time, age, wisdom. The dust that was once the bodies of ancient wise men. It coalesced and swirled into being, small and wispy, dry as its home. It mutters words of wisdom for no one to hear. Begging its dark home for a soul to learn from.

Ted
March 28, 2011
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Comments: 10
Ideas: 0
Votes: 3 / 3.500000
The Blood Beast    Lifeforms  (Constructed)   (Other)

The Blood Beast, while originally a construct, has surpassed its beginnings to assume a place of infamy.

Mourngrymn
March 21, 2011
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Comments: 9
Ideas: 0
Votes: 4 / 3.875000
The Mel Victus    Lifeforms  (Flora)   (Forest/ Jungle)

A silent vestige sits among the vine covered ruins in a forest that has overgrown who once lived here. No more towers rise among the skeletal remains of a seeming once vast city. Instead, carved into the face of a leveled statue of a man, peaceful in his dead slumber now are etched the words - Si vis pacem para bellum – If you want peace, prepare for war.

EchoMirage
March 14, 2011
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Comments: 11
Ideas: 1
Votes: 8 / 4.375000
The Tree of Bone    Lifeforms  (Unique)   (Mountains)

High above the lands of the living, where frost and howling of the wind reign, the morbid monument to a faith long dead calls the deceased on a last pilgrimage.

Moonlake
February 27, 2011
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Comments: 1
Ideas: 0
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On Violent Deaths and Ghosts    Lifeforms  (Ethereal)   (Any)

When a life is snuffed out through a cause other than old age and natural ailments, the spirit lingers in the Mortal Realm rather than immediately entering the Spiritual World, as is its due. The incorporeal form attached to such a being is what is commonly referred to as a Ghost.

MysticMoon
February 22, 2011
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Comments: 9
Ideas: 0
Votes: 5 / 3.700000
Skrelleth Demons    Lifeforms  (Ethereal)   (Any)

How much hatred does it take to buy revenge?

Cheka Man
February 16, 2011
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Comments: 6
Ideas: 0
Votes: 6 / 3.250000
30 Vampires    Lifeforms  (Intelligent Species)   (Any)

30 various vampiric varieties

Pieh
February 7, 2011
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Comments: 7
Ideas: 0
Votes: 4 / 3.250000
The Fallen    Lifeforms  (Intelligent Species)   (Other)

There are a number of ways to reach The Concave; it seems that falling is one of them, but falling from where?

Ouroboros
January 31, 2011
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Comments: 4
Ideas: 0
Votes: 2 / 3.250000
The Seir and the death of the Old World    Lifeforms  (Intelligent Species)   (Any)

*In work*

An attempt to gather my thoughts on the cosmology and history of the Locastus setting.

I´m not quite finished with it, but I´m throwing it out there anyway

Silveressa
January 9, 2011
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Comments: 15
Ideas: 0
Votes: 11 / 4.681818
The Sanguine Mist    Lifeforms  (Ethereal)   (Any)

They say you give up a few things, chasing a dream. In those mists that's the literal truth, for every dream of yours that comes true, a piece of yourself, mind, body, or soul, gets taken by the mist. Worst part is, you won't even know what the cost of your dreams are until you go to leave, and by then you might not even have a mind left to change...

A fragment of the mists of creation, drawn to those desperate to make their dreams come true. Suitable for any magical fantasy setting.

Dossta
December 24, 2010
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Comments: 9
Ideas: 0
Votes: 6 / 4.250000
Gnomes of the Singing Wood    Lifeforms  (Intelligent Species)   (Forest/ Jungle)

The excited, almost frantic sound of a mallet instrument erupts from the forest to your left.  Within minutes, your party is confronted by a host of short, sprite-like gnomes clad in vivid greens and earthy browns.  Attempts to communicate fall flat.  The gnomes seem to ignore your words entirely, and you cannot understand the humming/whistling/snapping that apparently makes up their language.  Luckily for you and your fellows, however, they don't seem hostile . . .

Rathor
December 22, 2010
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Comments: 12
Ideas: 0
Votes: 3 / 1.833333
GraveBorn    Lifeforms  (Constructed)   (Mountains)

Hidden in the snowy mountains lies a small settlement. Not unlike others however this village is entirely populated by undead. These undead are atypical.

Silveressa
December 21, 2010
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Comments: 10
Ideas: 0
Votes: 8 / 3.750000
The Majestic Silver Oak    Lifeforms  (Flora)   (City/ Ruin)

In the small town of Silver Oak rests a towering Oak flush with silver metallic leaves that chime in the breeze, even during the heart of winter. Its story, and its secrets lie within this humble text...

A magical tree, suitable for any fantasy campaign.

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       By: ephemeralstability

Idea from the Aeneid. Could make an intriguing encounter when searching for firewood..."Quite near there happened to be a mound of earth, at the highest part of which were growing thickets of cornel and a dense cluster of spiky myrtle-stems. I went up there and tried to wrench the green growth from the ground to provide a leafy covering for our altar. There I was confronted by a horrible and astounding miracle. For from the first bush which I tried to break off...blood oozed in dark drops, fouling the earth with its spots...A piteous moan came from the base of the mound and I heard a human voice answering me: 'Why, Aeneas, must you rend a poor sufferer? I am buried here...for I am Polydorus. Here death overpowered me in a crop of piercing iron-pointed spears. And so a crop resembling javelins has grown over me...'"

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