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Scrasamax
September 4, 2006
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Votes: 7 / 3.928571
The Ishafel Horror    Lifeforms  (Unique)   (City/ Ruin)

Beneath crumbling towers wait
Ishafel’s Horror and Hate
A monster grim and bleak
Go to it if death you seek

Scrasamax
September 2, 2006
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Ideas: 0
Votes: 10 / 4.250000
Pessimal Beast    Lifeforms  (Unique)   (Swamp)

A brief summary of the Pessimal Beast as revealed by the Pessimal Manuscript and other anecdotal evidence.

Siren no Orakio
September 1, 2006
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Ideas: 0
Votes: 9 / 3.055556
Shirion the Indescribable    Lifeforms  (Unique)   (City/ Ruin)

Shirion may have been a human once. That time is long past. Now, it is an ever-shifting being, its form lost to time.

Siren no Orakio
August 29, 2006
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Ideas: 0
Votes: 11 / 4.045455
Blossom of Rage    Lifeforms  (Flora)   (Forest/ Jungle)

Brendan stared at the creature in the pale moonlight, transfixed by the silvery petals that glistened beneath that perfect purity. It was not until his final breath that he gathered his wits enough to scream after the thing had descended on him, all muscle and thorns and hard, barklike skin. It was too impossible, even the crimson blossoms that shone in the light of the moon.

Scrasamax
August 27, 2006
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Comments: 19
Ideas: 0
Votes: 15 / 4.466667
The Demon's Herd    Lifeforms  (Fauna)   (Plains)

Fiendish of appearance, beware these black kine…

Demagogue
August 23, 2006
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Ideas: 0
Votes: 4 / 4.000000
The D'Karr and the Karr    Lifeforms  (Intelligent Species)   (Underground)

An offshoot of humanity arises from its underground home due to a massive civil war and other ancient fueds…

B9anders
August 20, 2006
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Comments: 10
Ideas: 0
Votes: 7 / 4.642857
The Sorcen    Lifeforms  (Intelligent Species)   (Any)

The current state of the mythical elder race who once ruled the world known as the Sorcen.

Pariah
August 13, 2006
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Comments: 15
Ideas: 0
Votes: 9 / 3.611111
Gremils    Lifeforms  (Unique)   (Cyberspace)

[Pariah] 4:20 pm: OMFG!!!  It’s a gremil swarm.

Cheka Man
August 11, 2006
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Ideas: 0
Votes: 5 / 3.100000
Giant Urchin    Lifeforms  (Fauna)   (Water)

Twisted and cave-filled are many of the coastlines of Acqua, scoured by the mighty waves and sucking currants and tides. If you are not careful when approaching one of these caves, you might well not be able to dodge in time as one or more spines spring out at you.

Dozus
August 9, 2006
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Ideas: 0
Votes: 9 / 4.055556
Grassbiter    Lifeforms  (Fauna)   (Plains)

“Careful where you step.  There’re grassbiters ‘round here.”
-Farmer Jorl

MoonHunter
August 5, 2006
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Ideas: 0
Votes: 5 / 3.900000
The Beastmen of The Six Lands    Lifeforms  (Intelligent Species)   (Any)

These are an Old Peoples, the original occupants of Daletal. They have been displaced by the Humans into the back corners of The Six Lands and the Badlands. For generations they waited for a sign so they could take their revenge against the Humans. The Great One came and led them. They swarmed across The Six Lands and ruled! Then The Fall occured. Their numbers have been greatly reduced since the time of their vengence, the Time of Merideth. They have returned to their back corners of The Six Lands. They wait for the Return of the Great One.

Mourngrymn
August 2, 2006
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Votes: 5 / 4.200000
Hraun    Lifeforms  (Intelligent Species)   (Other)

The screeching and squealing sound pierced our skull like a hot poker edging at the back of our mind and taking over any free thought. We knew what it was that was coming for us and could run no more, trapped like a mouse in a maze we frantically ran in circles trying to get away from the inevitable. It towered over us like a frozen monster . . . wait . . . it was. It ran its limbs against its own body knowing what the sound did to us. We cried in agony and horror; in pain physically and mentally. Knowing the fate that would befall us we cried in tight balls on the floor . . . the sound . . . it stopped. I looked up to see it walking away, its shoulders heaving. If I didn't know better I would think it was laughing at me for my fear of it. I'll never know for sure, I hope against all hope that I never will.

- Srowley, adventurer and historian

MoonHunter
July 26, 2006
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Comments: 15
Ideas: 0
Votes: 8 / 3.750000
The RJD2 CyberVirus    Lifeforms  (Constructed)   (Cyberspace)

The RJD2 series virus, affectionately known as The Red Scribble, is the scourge of cyberspace.

Scrasamax
July 20, 2006
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Comments: 11
Ideas: 0
Votes: 6 / 4.250000
Sincewela    Lifeforms  (Constructed)   (Any)

Eww…take a look at that nasty beast!

Scrasamax
July 18, 2006
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Comments: 5
Ideas: 0
Votes: 5 / 4.400000
The Haint    Lifeforms  (Constructed)   (City/ Ruin)

Having spent many years facing the Swollen Shadow and it’s lieutenants, the dwarven resistance fighter Vars is one of the few people who could be considered an authoritative source on the most active and malevolent of the Shadow’s Minions, the Haints.

Appaloosa
July 14, 2006
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Ideas: 0
Votes: 8 / 4.062500
Greiges' Killer Shrews    Lifeforms  (Fauna)   (Other)

Those who hunt by night will tell you that the wildest, most vicious of all animals is the tiny shrew.
The shrew feeds only by the dark of night. He must eat his own body weight every few hours or stave to death. The ravenous shrew eats everything, bones, flesh, marrow… everything.
Intro from Attack of the Killer Shrews 1959

manfred
July 13, 2006
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Comments: 12
Ideas: 7
Votes: 6 / 4.000000
Spirits of the Spirit World    Lifeforms  (Ethereal)   (Any)

Too many are the spirits of the Spirit World, these are only a few better known types.

Pariah
July 12, 2006
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Ideas: 0
Votes: 10 / 4.450000
The Silenced Ones    Lifeforms  (Constructed)   (Any)

And Sama decreed a fitting punishment for the liars and the braggarts, to walk the earth for all eternity without their ears or their mouth.

Murometz
July 9, 2006
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Comments: 4
Ideas: 0
Votes: 3 / 4.000000
Shadow Bestiary    Lifeforms  (Intelligent Species)   (City/ Ruin)

Featured creatures of the Swollen Shadow Codex.

MoonHunter
July 9, 2006
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Ideas: 0
Votes: 6 / 3.916667
Verner    Lifeforms  (Fauna)   (Other)

The toxic lands of the Wastes should support no life. Here the land is slowly corrosive to the touch, causing illness with prolonged contact. The bubbling sulfur and ectomass pools are especially lovely, if you have the right aesthetic. The soil is soft and any heavy object slowly sinks. Other than a few migrant birds and some exotic small insects, The Wastes support only one native lifeform - The Verners - Exerpt from the often wrong but very popular Kalemandi’s Beasts of Lore and World.

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       By: Agar

Weapons or equipment that is heavily relied on can be "named". Then the equipment begins to gain abilities beyond those of normal equipment. They might siphon off some of the experiances of their owners (1 to 5%) and level up on thier own. Could be an unintenitional way of creating artifacts. Ships could become sturdier or seem to just barely outrun the worse of a storm that would have surely sunk another vessle, swords could fumble less or resist dulling more, a farmers plow could turn stones aside easier. Anything that is depended on as much as an inividual can depend on as much as another individual could be "named".

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