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Andimia
October 13, 2006
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The Bygnok    Lifeforms  (Intelligent Species)   (Any)

The symbiosis of plants and animal has always been present, but long ago a special bond was formed to make the survival of plants coincide with the survival of their caretakers.

Wulfhere
October 11, 2006
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Comments: 7
Ideas: 0
Votes: 6 / 4.000000
The Lilitu    Lifeforms  (Intelligent Species)   (Any)

These beautiful women first steal your heart, then your mind, then your soul…

manfred
September 9, 2006
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Comments: 9
Ideas: 0
Votes: 5 / 3.800000
Icathian Lycanthropes    Lifeforms  (Intelligent Species)   (Any)

Not quite a race of its own, not quite the mortals they are so close to.

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.

MoonHunter
August 5, 2006
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Comments: 9
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.

Alec_Shadowkin
July 4, 2006
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Comments: 6
Ideas: 0
Votes: 6 / 3.500000
Drakulia    Lifeforms  (Intelligent Species)   (Any)

The hiss of a drakulia fills the night air, and your blood runs cold. You know that you are about to die, and there is probably nothing you can do about it.

Mourngrymn
May 3, 2006
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Comments: 7
Ideas: 0
Votes: 3 / 4.500000
Giants of Hewdamia    Lifeforms  (Intelligent Species)   (Any)

Some claim that the giants were the first mortals to walk the land in the wake of the spirits rising when the gods began breathing life into the souls that Kasal deposited on Hewdamia. As elusive as they are at times, here are my findings of their cultures in my search for the truth.

-Aergais, Sage, Traveler, Historian

MoonHunter
April 18, 2006
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Comments: 20
Ideas: 0
Votes: 12 / 4.041667
Protoss - A fantasy version    Lifeforms  (Intelligent Species)   (Any)

Protos in Elder Tongue means ‘first’. This name is supposedly given because the Protoss were the first beings through the eyes, but some say it was given to the humans who first met them.

Drackler
April 4, 2006
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Comments: 17
Ideas: 0
Votes: 9 / 1.500000
Wolfkin    Lifeforms  (Intelligent Species)   (Any)

To see one of the wolfkin running is an inspiring sight, they move as if they had wings instead of legs, as if they were not tied to the ground, but could soar among the clouds

manfred
February 2, 2006
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Comments: 8
Ideas: 0
Votes: 4 / 4.000000
The Marcas    Lifeforms  (Intelligent Species)   (Any)

A race of little peoples, that have found the key to immortality. Sadly, it has evolved to more of a curse than of a blessing.

necromancer
January 28, 2006
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Comments: 6
Ideas: 2
Votes: 4 / 2.750000
Replacements for Hobbits    Lifeforms  (Intelligent Species)   (Any)

Lets face it the Hobbits are dead and gone so if you would like to create a race to ease the pain of their departure or use necromancy to bring them back from the dead then this is the place for you.

Mourngrymn
January 24, 2006
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Comments: 3
Ideas: 0
Votes: 1 / 3.000000
Obak`e    Lifeforms  (Intelligent Species)   (Any)

There are three types of Ma`no, each one nearly a different race as they have evolved through the years. They were all created by Sethalis for his master idea to take over the civilized races, but it was a failed attempt. These abominations live in multiple parts of the world, and will never be seen allied together as their dislike for each other is stronger than that for anything else.

Mourngrymn
January 24, 2006
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Comments: 3
Ideas: 0
Votes: 2 / 2.500000
Lider`l    Lifeforms  (Intelligent Species)   (Any)

There are three types of Ma`no, each one nearly a different race as they have evolved through the years. They were all created by Sethalis for his master idea to take over the civilized races, but it was a failed attempt. These abominations live in multiple parts of the world, and will never be seen allied together as their dislike for each other is stronger than that for anything else.

Mourngrymn
January 24, 2006
Hits: 3186
Comments: 3
Ideas: 0
Votes: 2 / 2.750000
Alla`t    Lifeforms  (Intelligent Species)   (Any)

There are three types of Ma`no, each one nearly a different race as they have evolved through the years. They were all created by Sethalis for his master idea to take over the civilized races, but it was a failed attempt. These abominations live in multiple parts of the world, and will never be seen allied together as their dislike for each other is stronger than that for anything else.

Scrasamax
January 21, 2006
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Comments: 9
Ideas: 0
Votes: 7 / 4.142857
Equus Vigilia    Lifeforms  (Intelligent Species)   (Any)

Many know the image of the Night-Mare, a sable horse wreathed in a nimbus of hellfire sent from the underworld every night to deliver dreams of terror and fear to the living. While this is not entirely incorrect, the truth is more complicated…

CaptainPenguin
December 24, 2005
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Comments: 17
Ideas: 1
Votes: 12 / 4.416667
The Zombie    Lifeforms  (Intelligent Species)   (Any)

The spirit which dies with a murderous rage upon it’s conscience cannot rest, and re-inhabits the corpse it once dwelt in, stalking the earth in search of one thing: revenge.

Ria Hawk
December 3, 2005
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Comments: 6
Ideas: 6
Votes: 5 / 3.800000
Wild Ones    Lifeforms  (Intelligent Species)   (Any)

There was once a tribe of humans that was referred to as “the Wild Ones.” They were humans who were linked to the wild natural world, having animal characteristics.

MoonHunter
December 2, 2005
Hits: 5178
Comments: 7
Ideas: 5
Votes: 2 / 4.000000
The First Ones - A slightly new take on Elves    Lifeforms  (Intelligent Species)   (Any)

The First Ones, The Kan-Yow, are the only non constructed beings to know the face of their Creator God. They were born as the world was being made. Tutored by their God (Kanchiyonnaho), they developed a perfect society immersed in the magic of the world. The Kan-Yow breathed magic, they are saturated with it, and they are bound to it as the world itself. As the Gods have withdrawn from the Mythic Lands, as the blessing of Time has graced the World,  they have become the guardians of The Magic and The World.

EchoMirage
December 1, 2005
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Comments: 8
Ideas: 0
Votes: 5 / 4.200000
The Monroi    Lifeforms  (Intelligent Species)   (Any)

Pride. Strength. Skill.
These are the values of the Monroi, woven into their very being - for them, battle is not just self-preservation, but a need.

EchoMirage
December 1, 2005
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Comments: 22
Ideas: 0
Votes: 16 / 4.062500
The Dunshar    Lifeforms  (Intelligent Species)   (Any)

Seldom does one see a Dunshar “nude”, as an amorphous masses of jelly.  They can animate mud, earth, stone or metal, and use them as a body to shield their fragile self.

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Wet Faeries

       By: Murometz

Sages and naturalists frown at the common name given to these strange creatures by the small folk, but sometimes the silliest nicknames for creatures, places and people persevere in the minds of many. “Purifiers”, “Pond Jellies”, “Breath-Stealers”, “Lung-Ticklers” and “River Butterflies” are much less commonly heard appellations for these life forms. Wet Faeries are basically (and simply) a species of fist-sized, fresh-water jellyfish. Several traits steer them toward the peculiar category however. Firstly, Wet Faeries are nearly invisible in the water, much like their marine cousins but even more so. One can swim in a river swarming with these critters and not even notice their presence. Secondly, they possess the unique ability to clean and purify whatever body of water they inhabit. They do this via some sort of biological filtration process, sucking in all toxins present in the water, and releasing it back in its purest form. Needless to say, they are both a blessing and a curse to whichever folk dwell beside the rivers and lakes Wet Faeries inhabit. On one hand, no purer water can be found anywhere than a Wet Faerie lake or pond, and yet, in “pure” water “life” tends in fact to die out, lacking the needed nutrients to prosper. Thirdly, their “sting” is (unfortunately) virulently poisonous to all mammalians. Wet Faeries are loathe to sting anyone or anything, using their barbed fronds as a last line of defense, but if stung, most swimmers will suffer respiratory arrest, and die within minutes, usually drowning before they can make it back to shore.

Alchemists, druids, and less savory characters have studied these creatures over the years, and have predictably found all the ways Wet Faeries could be exploited. Morbidly humorous, some bards find it, that the Poisoners and Assassins Guilds as well as the Healer’s Union, all prize these creatures. The assassins use the extracted venom in obvious fashion, while the priests and healers use the still-living jelly-fish to sterilize other poison potions and to cure those already poisoned on death’s door.

It is known that a certain Earl Von Trumble keeps his vast castle moat stocked with Wet Faeries, the waters so clear that every bone of every one of his past enemies can be clearly seen on the bottom, twenty two feet below.

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