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August 28, 2015
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The Immortal Worms    Lifeforms  (Fauna)   (Underground)

They appear to be very dark, overly large worms - perhaps a handspan in length and half as thick as a finger. That and their matt, dull skin marks them as something other than a typical earthworm.

June 19, 2015
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Votes: 4 / 4.750000
Din-Bak and Barbo's Bestiary    Lifeforms  (Fauna)   (Any)

Outtakes from the duo's many travels beyond the Polished Sea, cataloging some of the stranger creatures they encountered.

January 28, 2015
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Votes: 2 / 3.750000
30 body parts for do-it-yourself Chimera    Lifeforms  (Fauna)   (Any)

Mix and match to your player's horror,the apex predator in the Stolen World

December 15, 2014
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Ideas: 0
Votes: 8 / 3.812500
The Dwarven Beard Explained    Lifeforms  (Fauna)   (Mountains)

A 100 word Sci-fi explanation as to why Dwarves can never shave and why the beard truly is a matter of life and death.

November 1, 2014
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Ideas: 5
Votes: 9 / 4.277778
Time Spent With Trolls    Lifeforms  (Fauna)   (Swamp)

Some field notes on Trolls, courtesy of T.H.I.S.

January 4, 2014
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Votes: 6 / 3.750000
Robber Squirrels    Lifeforms  (Fauna)   (Forest/ Jungle)

Once the shipment arrives at the kingdom it seems that all the boxes are empty and for some reason most of the coins were replaced with small rocks and acorns.

November 7, 2013
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Votes: 3 / 3.500000
CatBee    Lifeforms  (Fauna)   (Any)

"That's old lady Serisia's house... We don't go in there anymore." the children looked forlornly through the iron fence to their lost ball, deep within the overgrown gardens of the massive front yard.
From deep in the foliage, a menacing 'Yowl' sounded, followed by an eerie droning.

This sub is a little bit silly.

October 25, 2013
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Votes: 6 / 3.750000
Sparrow Oak    Lifeforms  (Fauna)   (Forest/ Jungle)

Keep your helmet on, there are sparrow oaks in this forest.

October 25, 2013
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Ideas: 1
Votes: 7 / 3.785714
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.

October 16, 2013
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Ideas: 0
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."

October 14, 2013
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Votes: 6 / 4.166667
Gallinippers    Lifeforms  (Fauna)   (Swamp)

Megafauna mosquitoes

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.

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

June 28, 2013
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Votes: 2 / 3.500000
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)

June 28, 2013
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Ideas: 0
Votes: 5 / 3.700000
Dangerous Chinese Mythical Lifeforms    Lifeforms  (Fauna)   (Any)

A collection of Chinese Mythical Lifeforms that can pose varying degrees of danger to adventurers and the general populace

June 13, 2013
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Ideas: 3
Votes: 8 / 3.625000
The Leonamuth    Lifeforms  (Fauna)   (Desert)

Perhaps they were once natural beasts, but natural beasts cannot survive the wastes of Corpsefall. No, this beast is far from natural, and for that, I believe nature is grateful.

May 27, 2013
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Votes: 14 / 3.607143
Skittering Steel    Lifeforms  (Fauna)   (Underground)

Spindly, steel spiders, spinning silk so sharp. (100-word sub)

October 2, 2012
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Ideas: 1
Votes: 13 / 4.653846
Dwarven Pets    Lifeforms  (Fauna)   (Underground)

Pets mind you. Not exotic monster companions. No saddled dire-boars to be found here. No purple worm caravans.

September 25, 2012
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Ideas: 3
Votes: 8 / 3.687500
Beardspiders    Lifeforms  (Fauna)   (Any)

Beard grooming is a life-long process divided between two schools of thought:  harsh mineral treatments or more the natural approach.  The popular naturalist approach requires beard-spiders that live off lice, fleas and other small insects.

August 29, 2012
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Plague Dragons of Tameltyne    Lifeforms  (Fauna)   (Any)

Prophesies exist for a reason, legends of dragons destroying the lands and violent struggles for survival often have a grain of truth to them. The Plague Dragons grain of truth is large, angry, and due to return sooner than anyone is ready.

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       By: MoonHunter

Mages/ wizards and such use cards (playing cards or tarot cards) as training tools. The patterns created by certain layouts of cards are mnemonic devices to teach key elemental associations and paths. With such interesting names as the Tree of Life, Phoenix's tail, Rythm of Heart, and Balance of the sphere, there pattern represent the matrices used by magic users to focus and present power. Spell processes can be represented by a sequence of cards.

So mages will often be seen handing around hands of cards.

Wizards will have a deck of cards with them. Since cards were used to train wizards in legerdemain, Since they have cards with them, they frequently know how to use them. Guild magic users often have a knack for fancy shuffles, palming cards, and a variety of card tricks and games.

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