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MoonHunter
November 27, 2005
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Ideas: 19
Votes: 5 / 4.000000
The Orcen: A New Take on Orcs and Barbarians and Horsemen    Lifeforms  (Intelligent Species)   (Plains)

When looking for an Orc substitute in a campaign, one should think about just a violent ethnic group of people. Huns, Goths, Visigoths, Franks, and Mongols, have all the same campaign effect of Orcs and other “monster races” that fight in large groups/ hordes. And it has the added bonus of people not being able take the moral high ground when they kill an intelligent being… because it is a people… not just a worthless Orc.

CaptainPenguin
November 27, 2005
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Comments: 10
Ideas: 24
Votes: 3 / 4.666667
The Duerga - A New Look At Dwarves    Lifeforms  (Intelligent Species)   (Underground)

I’m bored of dwarves. So, I’m trying to create my own dwarves. I’ve decided to call them the Duerga. Here’s my basic ideas, and I’ll flesh them out later, hopefully with your help.

CaptainPenguin
November 27, 2005
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Comments: 15
Ideas: 14
Votes: 4 / 4.125000
The Urwhor- A New Look At Orcs    Lifeforms  (Intelligent Species)   (Any)

Since the New Look At Dwarves was such a success, I decided that I would try an overhaul of another fantasy standard which I find boring, the Orcs. I’m using the Orcs only as a very loose base.

Roack
November 26, 2005
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Ideas: 0
Votes: 4 / 4.125000
Ylfharn    Lifeforms  (Intelligent Species)   (Swamp)

They were born before we were, and they will last, long after we die.

Mourngrymn
November 23, 2005
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Comments: 5
Ideas: 0
Votes: 1 / 4.000000
Sladiva    Lifeforms  (Intelligent Species)   (Mountains)

The wait shall be over soon infidel. Soon we shall come from our darkened homes and sally forth on the Plains of Redemption and wipe the blight of our anscestors from our history. Our counsins will tremble at our approach, the humans will run from our strength and the Gison will board themselves in the mountain citadels giving the land beneth them to us. Oh yes, weakling. We are coming.

-Shieox Chief-priest of the Night Eyes Clan

sniperspy
November 22, 2005
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Ideas: 0
Votes: 4 / 2.875000
The Nasgareth    Lifeforms  (Intelligent Species)   (Forest/ Jungle)

The Nasgareth may look like elves, but instead were created by an entirely different divine being, which admired the elvish looks and traits, but wanted to create his own army instead. One without Love.

MoonHunter
November 18, 2005
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Comments: 21
Ideas: 17
Votes: 13 / 4.307692
The Nekron: A New Take on Drow    Lifeforms  (Intelligent Species)   (Underground)

Let me just say I HATE DROW. The DnD anti-elves really annoy the heck out of me. They are annoying two hit die monsters.  They have become hugely popular because of some well written DnD fiction books. Yet, they don’t make sense. So lets try again.

Mourngrymn
November 17, 2005
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Comments: 11
Ideas: 0
Votes: 2 / 4.250000
The Races of Hewdamia    Lifeforms  (Intelligent Species)   (Any)

This is a compilation of the races of Hewdamia. Each is unique in their own way with certain strengths and weaknesses.

Mourngrymn
November 17, 2005
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Comments: 6
Ideas: 0
Votes: 3 / 4.000000
Sslassti    Lifeforms  (Intelligent Species)   (Swamp)

Non-Sslassti are no more then our lower caste. While they may have property in their lands, they are nothing more than the dirt at our feet. Even our lower class can order a human in our lands. One day it will be as such in their lands.

Rsskilarn, High Priest and second hand to Tlatoani

Mourngrymn
November 17, 2005
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Comments: 2
Ideas: 0
Votes: 2 / 4.000000
Lemiean    Lifeforms  (Intelligent Species)   (Desert)

The dry ocean is vast and limitless. Only a few can navigate her dry clutches and survive. For those fools above us in the lush green that think they can find treasures and lost magics here deserve to be lost. I pray to Sceleris that their soul does not stay and haunt the desert lanes with their ignorance after death. Do they deserve their demise? Only the Goddess knows the answer to that.

Kanakuk - Prophet and Seerer

Mourngrymn
November 11, 2005
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Comments: 3
Ideas: 0
Votes: 3 / 4.000000
Keirn    Lifeforms  (Intelligent Species)   (Tundra/ Arctic)

If Kasal comes for me with the inevitability of death I know, I shall go willing. But know that I will not go easy and I will be honored in the life beyond for my efforts.

-Mourngrymn Dasha’r, chief of Fajro Mang’i tribe.

Mourngrymn
November 11, 2005
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Comments: 5
Ideas: 0
Votes: 5 / 3.500000
Hewdamian Humans    Lifeforms  (Intelligent Species)   (Any)

I don’t know why we are the outcasts of the lands. We out number the others and our armies are superior. We fight no more than the other races have in their historys. Why do they have contempt for us? It is because they fear us, the fear that we are better.

Keil Ooma - Drunkard Mercenary for Hire

Mourngrymn
November 11, 2005
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Comments: 10
Ideas: 0
Votes: 5 / 3.400000
Gison    Lifeforms  (Intelligent Species)   (Mountains)

The children of stone care little for the others who are not of our kind. Ours is a kinship with the world around us, while the others destroy and pollute. It will be only a matter of time before the world itself fights back against those atrocities. Before the mother world rights herself. I feel no pity for them, only outrage.

Gundarg - Gison Philosopher

Mourngrymn
November 10, 2005
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Ideas: 0
Votes: 3 / 3.833333
Olwynn    Lifeforms  (Intelligent Species)   (City/ Ruin)

As your advisor my liege I am apt to tell you the difficulty in what you ask. Enemies are indeed everywhere and what you propose will inevidable be the end of your line. It is not always the enemies in front of you with a sword that are the worst, it is the ones behind you with a dagger you should watch for. Do not fear that which you see my lord, fear what you do not!

-Inaeius Keal - Advisor to the King of Kerrabar, Prophet and Seerer

MoonHunter
November 9, 2005
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Comments: 6
Ideas: 13
Votes: 3 / 4.333333
The Lyrans: A New Take on Elves    Lifeforms  (Intelligent Species)   (Any)

These people could exist on a world with mythical elves, as they are not another race… they are humans.  They are an ethnic group that is far removed from “normal” human stock. They have many traits (physical and cultural) that make them very different.  Given Lyran culture and ways, if the Lyrans “went away”, a few hundred years later people would think of Lyrans the same way as we think of Elves…  some strange mythical peoples.

Mourngrymn
November 9, 2005
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Comments: 11
Ideas: 0
Votes: 7 / 3.857143
Yakaram    Lifeforms  (Intelligent Species)   (Forest/ Jungle)

The children of the west know not our ability. Ironically in their arrogance they ask us for advice and use us as ambasadors often, failing to realize that al lwe are doing is learning everything we can about their kingdoms and weaknesses. They will learn, but it will be when they are kneeling before us in their own cities.

-Laar Scaren - Advisor to the Kingdom of Rhomas

Mourngrymn
November 9, 2005
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Comments: 9
Ideas: 0
Votes: 5 / 3.200000
Derevo    Lifeforms  (Intelligent Species)   (Forest/ Jungle)

The Derevo are not a race unto themselves but a race of similar species. Similar to the different asian cultures. They are all different yet similar being similar cultures. The Derevo are like that.

Mourngrymn
November 9, 2005
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Comments: 6
Ideas: 0
Votes: 5 / 3.700000
Novotie    Lifeforms  (Intelligent Species)   (Forest/ Jungle)

The leaves talk and caress the mind of those who are willing to listen. We know what it is they say and it does not bode well for the civilized lands to our west. Woe to them I say, the land will return to it’s natural state one day.

-Enio Lacvite - Knowledge Seeker of the Rred Leaf

manfred
October 29, 2005
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Comments: 6
Ideas: 0
Votes: 4 / 3.875000
Crevasians    Lifeforms  (Intelligent Species)   (Mountains)

Crevasians were human long ago. The differences are several, but few were ever noticed by outsiders. They have astrong communal feeling, which _literally_ flows in their blood…

Ancient Gamer
October 28, 2005
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Ideas: 0
Votes: 7 / 4.214286
Barrow Dragon    Lifeforms  (Intelligent Species)   (Underground)

Barrow Dragons is a race of lesser dragons, nearly as small as wyverns or about the size of two oxen, that most often make their abode within dark and dry subterranean lairs.

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Plague

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A plague has hit the local area.

In humans it affects only the most vulnerable, the children and the very old, and even than it's little more than a summer cold. 24 hours of sniffles and then it's gone, barely noticeable really.

To sheep however it is fatal and the whole economy of the area is in serious trouble. If this keeps up the area could well be facing famine.

Somebody (enter the PCs) must find the rare herbs needed to make a cure.

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