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Ouroboros
September 17, 2008
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Votes: 6 / 4.250000
Blimp Dragon    Lifeforms  (Fauna)   (Other)

The living airships of Locastus, City of Mirrors

Siren no Orakio
September 15, 2008
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Comments: 4
Ideas: 0
Votes: 4 / 4.500000
Crystal Dragons of Sogth VII    Lifeforms  (Fauna)   (Mountains)

The crystal dragons of Sogth VII are strange and sinuous beasts, be they stalking across the land on their four legs, and swimming through the ammonia seas.

Scrasamax
September 15, 2008
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Comments: 9
Ideas: 0
Votes: 3 / 4.000000
The Green Dragon Challenge    Lifeforms  (Fauna)   (Any)

There it was, big as two horses and all scales and wicked looking head. thought we was alldead, we did. Then the beastie did the damndest thing. Instead of breathin fire on us, or cursin us with magic it started eatin one of the damned bushes.

Explorer Kurold the Hammer

Cheka Man
August 28, 2008
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Comments: 6
Ideas: 0
Votes: 5 / 3.800000
Giant River Wyrm    Lifeforms  (Fauna)   (Water)

The warrior flung himself to one side as a huge toothy head leapt out of the pool in front of him, gnashed at him and then withdrew "What is that thing?"

"A Giant River Wyrm, and it’s a good thing that they sicken so quickly, or you would have been wyrm food."

Scrasamax
July 29, 2008
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Comments: 3
Ideas: 0
Votes: 2 / 4.000000
Fauna of the Desert Wastelands    Lifeforms  (Fauna)   (Desert)

The Nightmare War did more than end the Old Empire, it turned a massive swath of once fertile land into the unimaginably hostile Wastelands, and populated it with beasts, horrors, and monsters.

Anjet of Cenn Caerwaith

Cheka Man
June 25, 2008
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Comments: 5
Ideas: 0
Votes: 4 / 3.250000
Manna Mosquitos    Lifeforms  (Fauna)   (Plains)

It is said that the bite of a Manna Mosquito can turn someone with no magical power into a spellcaster, but few are willing to pay the price for such power.

Cheka Man
May 15, 2008
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Comments: 7
Ideas: 0
Votes: 6 / 3.500000
Wandfish    Lifeforms  (Fauna)   (Water)

With it’s ability to electrocute you with a magical bolt from it’s nose, mess with a Wandfish and you may well end up sleeping with the fishes.

Aramax
May 14, 2008
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Comments: 16
Ideas: 15
Votes: 8 / 4.250000
30 Exotic Birds    Lifeforms  (Fauna)   (Any)

Exotic birds for any game

Scrasamax
May 7, 2008
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Ideas: 0
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Samaki    Lifeforms  (Fauna)   (Desert)

Cooked or raw, they taste like camel urine. Unfortunately they are full of water and easy to catch. I’m tired of eating these sand-fish

Anjet of the Cenn Caerwaith

Scrasamax
May 6, 2008
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Ideas: 0
No votes
Kisundege Eagle    Lifeforms  (Fauna)   (Desert)

Beware the lords of the sky, in the wastelands even the would-be dragons give them a wide berth

Anjet of Cenn Caerwaith

Silveressa
May 3, 2008
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Comments: 10
Ideas: 0
Votes: 7 / 3.428571
Chasers    Lifeforms  (Fauna)   (City/ Ruin)

These pale mutations may have once been children, or perhaps monkeys, now all that remain of their former origins is the humanoid shape of their bodies, all else having been twisted into a gross mockery of life…

Silveressa
April 29, 2008
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Comments: 17
Ideas: 0
Votes: 12 / 3.416667
Candle Beetles    Lifeforms  (Fauna)   (Underground)

In the darkness you notice a point of light erupt no bigger than a candle, quickly followed by several dozen more and a soft metallic sound, like a man at the dinner table sharpening his knife against a fork.

Silveressa
April 29, 2008
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Comments: 11
Ideas: 0
Votes: 6 / 3.333333
Scalies    Lifeforms  (Fauna)   (City/ Ruin)

A swarm of what appears to be small gray chips of concrete leap and skitter across the ground from the shadows of the ruins towards you…

Silveressa
April 29, 2008
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Comments: 8
Ideas: 0
Votes: 5 / 3.000000
Zap Flies    Lifeforms  (Fauna)   (Swamp)

You hear a loud electronic buzzing, almost as if a runaway lawn mower mated to a taser gun is rampaging through the slimy cattails and weeds towards you before a swarm of huge flies erupt from the low scrub in front of you, electricity dancing between their mandibles.

ephemeralstability
March 2, 2008
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Comments: 6
Ideas: 0
Votes: 4 / 3.125000
River Dragons    Lifeforms  (Fauna)   (Water)

The River Dragons are a beautiful, sleek race. Their irridescent scales are soft and almost invisible under a fast-racing current. As long as a long riverboat, they propel themselves upstream with occasional flaps of their powerful wings.

valadaar
February 12, 2008
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Comments: 6
Ideas: 0
Votes: 3 / 3.333333
The Salwar    Lifeforms  (Fauna)   (Water)

"When the dolphins and whales propel themselves into the air, it is a great spectacle and joy to watch. When the Salwar launch themselves, it is a terror."

CaptainPenguin
January 17, 2008
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Comments: 6
Ideas: 0
Votes: 6 / 4.333333
Handvermin    Lifeforms  (Fauna)   (Any)

Unleashed from the high white temples of Hosok in massive swarms, the Handvermin are among the lowliest and most disgusting of the children of the Hand That Sees

Dozus
January 12, 2008
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Comments: 15
Ideas: 0
Votes: 6 / 3.500000
Aerophin    Lifeforms  (Fauna)   (Other)

The whales of the Epoan skies…

valadaar
December 13, 2007
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Comments: 0
Ideas: 0
No votes
Nyanthian Beastiery    Lifeforms  (Fauna)   (Other)

Nyanthian Beastiery

valadaar
December 5, 2007
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Comments: 7
Ideas: 0
Votes: 6 / 3.833333
Headsmans Tree    Lifeforms  (Fauna)   (Forest/ Jungle)

A tree of somewhat macabre aspect - its coconut-sized fruit have hair-like fronds hanging down, suggesting decapitated heads dangling from the tree.

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Castoria, Land of Shattered Stars

       By: Veretrix

Castoria was once a thriving and prosperous nation, a rich trade center for the surrounding lands. This all changed when, on one fateful night nearly a century ago, the Mist of Eternity rolled in and surrounded the land, obscuring more of the outside world as days and nights passed.

By the time the Mist blocked out the sun, a new light shone during what was assumed to be daytime: The Starpoint Spire, a mysterious place atop Castoria's highest peak in the northern-central region. Some say that there is some sort of building atop the mountain shining the dim "sunlight" onto the land, but it is only ever too bright or too dark to fully make out any structure, not to mention the mountain's immense height.

Not a month after the Spire's light lit up, the stars fell. Flaming rocks and debris from far-flung edges of space plummeted downward onto the eastern region of Castoria. Once the shower subsided, a strange energy from within the fallen stars transformed the eastern lands in what are now known as The Voidwastes, a barren gray land littered with craters and strange alien creatures (these can vary, but I had Pathfinder's Akatas in mind).

To the south, strange mechanism of eldritch origin are again at work after aeons of rest in the Ruins of Kchuthngnl, an ancient city of non-human creation that is estimated by scholars to be no less that five millennia old.

To the west, the once peaceful and serene forest, now known as The Plagued Woods, has been experiencing corruptions of the wildlife and humanoids living there. Some humans have reported creatures that appear not unlike a halfling, except that they can open their mouths to massive proportions to swallow creatures the size of an ogre.

When adventurers and citizens alike try to make an escape from Castoria, they are never seen again, and it is utterly unknown whether they found hopeful sanctuary or agonizing death withing the Mist's depths.

What is unknown to all residents of Castoria is that all of these events occurred because of the actions of a secret but powerful cult loyal to the Elder Gods who call the space between the planes their abhorrent home. The cult still lives on, larger than ever, and their plan is for the alien horrors to incubate and thrive within the dome of mist that now envelops Castoria, so that when the Elder Gods return as the cult's prophecy foretells, they will have an army of blasphemous creation at their disposal that they will use to make war with and enslave the denizens of the Material Plane.

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