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Spark
March 5, 2006
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Ideas: 0
Votes: 14 / 4.821429
The Ink Drinkers    Lifeforms  (Ethereal)   (City/ Ruin)

“The last thing we ever saw was its inky tail as it swept under the door. I fear the scions of Durnthar have taken yet another piece of us.” - Gould Maran, Keeper of the Throne Seal

Agar
September 8, 2003
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Comments: 23
Ideas: 1
Votes: 21 / 4.785714
Centipede Nails    Lifeforms  (Constructed)   (Any)

Many magical items adventurers seek out help them carry more loot, keep themselves fed and healthy, or just simply hack the bad guys to itty bitty bits. This one lets their loot carry itself.

manfred
October 29, 2005
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Comments: 12
Ideas: 0
Votes: 5 / 5.000000
Bizzare Life-Forms Challenge    Lifeforms  (Unique)   (Any)

The Challenge:
Think of any bizzare life-form, WHATEVER life-form that lives a not-so-standard way. Not the way common sense would expect it. Make it in some way logical or not, just forget the boring everyday logic.

EchoMirage
September 24, 2006
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Comments: 22
Ideas: 0
Votes: 18 / 4.916667
Ylithain, the Drowned Queen    Lifeforms  (Unique)   (Swamp)

Sing to me and I shall write, on lilies, poetry of the night.

Psalmanazar
September 28, 2006
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Comments: 18
Ideas: 0
Votes: 16 / 4.843750
Zhâo Wén Jûn, The Morning Lord of Writings    Lifeforms  (Unique)   (City/ Ruin)

A beast made of writing; a strange, sad, and beautiful being that haunts the libraries and universities of the Sacred World

Wulfhere
November 27, 2006
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Comments: 14
Ideas: 0
Votes: 12 / 4.833333
Myrie Bugs    Lifeforms  (Fauna)   (City/ Ruin)

Crawling among the garbage and offal, the detritus of what men call civilization, the myrie bugs claim their own small domains.  They eat, and breed, and wait…

Murometz
February 18, 2007
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Comments: 26
Ideas: 0
Votes: 15 / 4.566667
The One-Eyed, Red-Eyed Crow    Lifeforms  (Unique)   (Swamp)

Despair! Despair! The Dread Crow’s Glare!

Scrasamax
April 24, 2007
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Comments: 20
Ideas: 0
Votes: 15 / 4.766667
30 Horses    Lifeforms  (Fauna)   (Any)

God forbid that I should go to any Heaven where there are no horses.
  - R. B. Cunninghame-Graham

Scrasamax
May 11, 2009
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Comments: 13
Ideas: 0
Votes: 10 / 5.000000
The Great Demon of the Ocean    Lifeforms  (Ethereal)   (Water)

It is unwise to speak the name of the Great Demon of the Ocean if you are close enough to the sea to smell the salt in the air. It is inviting disaster to speak it’s name when you are on the ocean itself.

EchoMirage
October 5, 2014
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Comments: 14
Ideas: 0
Votes: 9 / 5.000000
30 Alien Races    Lifeforms  (Intelligent Species)   (Any)

To all space explorers, rogue traders and Federation colonisation and expeditionary force officers!

Thirty new alien species have been discovered. You are well-advised to inform yourselves, as to engage these entities correctly, without risk of harm to yourself or to the interests of Terra.

Ten of the described species are human in origin, yet modified to such a degree that they no longer need to be considered human.

Another ten are civilisation-building aliens competing with Terra for available space.

The final ten entries are remarkable life forms that display sapience, without using it to create civilisations. Caution is advised.

CaptainPenguin
December 17, 2005
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Comments: 13
Ideas: 0
Votes: 5 / 4.500000
Remaking the Undead    Lifeforms  (Unique)   (Any)

Undead are, simply put, among the most horrific things one can think of. Can you imagine anything more frightening than a being which is dead and yet still walks? Can you imagine the horror of being faced by the hollow shell of being, a hollow shell which must feed?

MoonHunter
December 20, 2005
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Comments: 16
Ideas: 0
Votes: 11 / 4.909091
Autumndale Trees    Lifeforms  (Flora)   (Forest/ Jungle)

Seemingly lit from within, autumn foliage blazes with color in the late-afternoon sun. Yet, is is spring.
Trodways Known by Ericus Huntcrafter pub 1185 p. 245

Murometz
November 24, 2006
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Comments: 21
Ideas: 0
Votes: 18 / 4.972222
Moleskin    Lifeforms  (Unique)   (City/ Ruin)

For the coddling of the weak and mewling shall one day be the Downfall of All Races!

Morkoel Rasher, denouncing Moleskin in verse.

Scrasamax
March 25, 2014
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Comments: 11
Ideas: 0
Votes: 5 / 4.800000
Star Whale    Lifeforms  (Third Kingdom)   (Space)

Methinks we have hugely mistaken this matter of Life and Death. Methinks that what they call my shadow here on earth is my true substance. Methinks that in looking at things spiritual, we are too much like oysters observing the sun through the water, and thinking that thick water the thinnest of air. Me thinks my body is but the lees of my better being. In fact take my body who will, take it I say, it is not me.”

? Herman Melville, Moby Dick

Strolen
August 31, 2002
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Comments: 12
Ideas: 0
Votes: 7 / 3.428571
Bloody Vines    Lifeforms  (Fauna)   (Forest/ Jungle)

Scratches are a small price to pay for the comfort and protection of the perfect campsite. At least they were a small price until members of the party aren’t waking up.

Mourngrymn
October 28, 2005
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Comments: 9
Ideas: 0
Votes: 5 / 3.500000
Sandgrazer    Lifeforms  (Fauna)   (Desert)

These Camel like animals roam the desert in small herds. The desert folk have uses for these creatures.

Agar
October 29, 2005
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Comments: 5
Ideas: 0
Votes: 5 / 3.300000
Devil's Thorns    Lifeforms  (Flora)   (Forest/ Jungle)

Not many plants kill animals. This oaklike tree is predatory in the spreading of its seeds.

CaptainPenguin
March 3, 2003
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Comments: 11
Ideas: 0
Votes: 7 / 3.142857
Honest Wrekk    Lifeforms  (Constructed)   (Any)

Masters have come and gone, but Honest Wrekk has always been around.

manfred
March 20, 2003
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Comments: 12
Ideas: 0
Votes: 9 / 3.611111
Beast Weed    Lifeforms  (Flora)   (Forest/ Jungle)

A tiny leaf, that can make the smallest animal truly dangerous.

Grimalkin
April 2, 2003
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Comments: 10
Ideas: 0
Votes: 8 / 3.500000
Kubla Khan's Herb    Lifeforms  (Flora)   (Any)

A magical herb that keeps things cool…for a long time.

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       By: Grendel

The Door

A nifty little encounter appropriate for any powerful sorcerer/magically adept monsters lair.

When the party have penetrated to an appropriatly impressive level/room they encounter The Door, this door is a vessel through which the Sorcerer/Monster can safely work against any intruders, the door is heavy duty iron bound studded oak wrought with craft skill and magic, set in the middle is a crystal orb, once the party get within a preset distance the orb flickers briefly as the door warns its "master" of the intruders, the master can then effectivly possess the door itself, this means that all movement the door is capable of (i.e. opening and closing) come under the control of the master, the master can also cast spells from the door as if he were there himself, all the while any damage that is inflicted in return merely damages the door, this will in effect ruin any of the parties chances of surprise, allow the master to assess the parties abilities while remaining safe and sound and finally will probably cause the party to waste some of their juicier items/spells on a chunk of wood and iron, and if the master happens to have a deadly spell or three it could also reduce the size of the party,

Of course if you wanted to be really nasty you could have the door open to admit one person and then slam shut on the second person (squish) whilst blasting away with every spell in the mastrs repetoir

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