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Aramax
October 8, 2014
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Votes: 2 / 3.250000
Xaos Elemental, A Tale of Mysantia    Lifeforms  (Constructed)   (Any)

A very powerful contsruct for your epic fantasy games

Tusserk
October 3, 2014
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Comments: 10
Ideas: 0
Votes: 6 / 3.750000
The Heads of Zaid    Lifeforms  (Constructed)   (Any)

Ancient stone guardians of a fallen empire that have watched the world form, fall, and reform over the millenniums.

Scrasamax
August 11, 2014
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Comments: 2
Ideas: 0
Votes: 2 / 4.000000
Necrotrons    Lifeforms  (Constructed)   (City/ Ruin)

The dark side of the ubiquitous skeletron, corrupted from within by it's own basic technology.

Scrasamax
June 27, 2014
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Comments: 1
Ideas: 0
Votes: 1 / 4.000000
Sanzang Combat Robot    Lifeforms  (Constructed)   (Any)

The precursor to the skeletron, the PPAC Sanzang robot demonstrated the strengths of the fighting robot, and also, ultimately, it's weaknesses

Scrasamax
May 5, 2014
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Comments: 5
Ideas: 0
Votes: 3 / 4.000000
RoboSports    Lifeforms  (Constructed)   (City/ Ruin)

One of the rising interests in the Cosmic Era is the realm of robotic sports.

mrcelophane
March 24, 2014
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Comments: 10
Ideas: 0
Votes: 5 / 3.700000
Golden Golem    Lifeforms  (Constructed)   (Any)

If life hands you lemons, make lemonade.

If life puts you in charge of defending a gold mining operation and you are only a mage....well

Scrasamax
March 1, 2014
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Comments: 2
Ideas: 0
Votes: 2 / 4.250000
The Nind Tah'Siltrin    Lifeforms  (Constructed)   (Underground)

Known fully as 'Nind Vel'uss Tahcaluss whol nind ehmtu siltrin' or 'They Who Hunger for Their Own Flesh'

Scrasamax
February 13, 2014
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Comments: 0
Ideas: 1
No votes
Youma    Lifeforms  (Constructed)   (Any)

Also known as demons, mutants, and monsters, Youma were once human beings.

PeteBain
February 6, 2014
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Comments: 12
Ideas: 1
Votes: 5 / 4.200000
Trash Golem    Lifeforms  (Constructed)   (Any)

The adventurers hear a noise and turn, only to see a bottle clatter down the street. Shrugging it off, they continue on their way, blissfully unaware of the hulking mass of junk taking shape behind them...

Scrasamax
February 5, 2014
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Comments: 1
Ideas: 0
Votes: 1 / 4.000000
Mechanical Life in the Cosmic Era    Lifeforms  (Constructed)   (Any)

Droids, Drones, and the Neo-Cortex.

Scrasamax
January 21, 2014
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Comments: 3
Ideas: 0
Votes: 3 / 4.666667
30 Androids, Gynoids, and Mechanoids    Lifeforms  (Constructed)   (City/ Ruin)

the three pillars of robots

Scrasamax
January 15, 2014
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Comments: 0
Ideas: 0
No votes
Law Enforcement in the Cosmic Era    Lifeforms  (Constructed)   (City/ Ruin)

In the Cosmic Era, the proliferation of arcanotech, cyborgs, robots, parapsychic threats, black market weapons, new illegal drugs constantly hitting the market, all backed up by large organized criminal syndicates, the average police officer doesn't stand a chance.

Scrasamax
January 3, 2014
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Comments: 2
Ideas: 0
Votes: 2 / 4.000000
Autons    Lifeforms  (Constructed)   (Any)

Also known as automatics, dummies, skinnies, and mannikins.

Scrasamax
December 26, 2013
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Comments: 2
Ideas: 0
Votes: 1 / 4.000000
Genimal    Lifeforms  (Constructed)   (Any)

Genimals are the stock and trade of BioCreches and one of the foundation technologies of the biosphere repair effort

Scrasamax
November 5, 2013
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Comments: 4
Ideas: 0
Votes: 2 / 4.750000
Wojek    Lifeforms  (Constructed)   (City/ Ruin)

Also known as 'jeks, wo-pos and a variety of other derogatory terms

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

Guilt is a powerful force

Scrasamax
September 18, 2013
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Comments: 3
Ideas: 0
Votes: 3 / 4.000000
Budiansky Drone    Lifeforms  (Constructed)   (Plains)

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

Chaosmark
September 10, 2013
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Comments: 0
Ideas: 0
No votes
Ossilyth    Lifeforms  (Constructed)   (Any)

Favored minion of the necromancer Warmaker, the Ossilyth is a tank of an undead.

rickster
September 5, 2013
Hits: 575
Comments: 12
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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Comments: 3
Ideas: 2
Votes: 3 / 3.833333
Stears-Cusick Cyborg    Lifeforms  (Constructed)   (Any)

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

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       By: Monument

THE COVEN
When the characters approach a clearing in the forest, they will see 4 ogres who are guarding, and preventing from escape, 4 human males, and 3 human females. The ogres will see the party and leap to attack. The females will scream "OUR SAVIORS!!" and run screaming straight across the currently forming battlefield, in between ogres and party members, to hide behind the rearmost party members. They will be safe there. The males will try to skirt the battle to the north side to join the women.

To the south, giants will be hiding in the thick underbrush until the party has engaged the ogres and then attack the most opportune target EXCEPT the ones that the females are next to.

It should be noted that the female commoners are not female commoners at all, nor are the male commoners actually male commoners. The female commoners are the hags, who have polymorphed themselves as the commoners in their stewpot to escape detection. The males skirting the battle are actually MORE ogres, the hags were in the process of polymorphing ALL the ogres into regular humans for ambush purposes. The REAL commoners are already dead, having found their way into the coven's cauldron for dinner.

The hags (the women) will position themselves near to any spellcasters in the rear first, and then near anyone else in the back of the fight. The ogres (the men) will wait until the hags shift form, and then attack first the rear folks, then shift into the melee.

It is possible that the characters, as they approach the ogres, will notice the giants in the bush, and be able to warn the others of the ambush.

GAME NOTES: If you sell the screaming women correctly, they will not even be suspected until it is too late. Therein lay the problem. This encounter is ESPECIALLY deadly to the rear eschelon of the party. It is entirely possible that the hags will finish off half the party before they even realize they have been duped. Caution is required if the game master wishes to avoid a TPK(total party kill).

Encounter  ( Forest/ Jungle ) | July 14, 2005 | View | UpVote 1xp


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