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manfred
September 25, 2007
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Comments: 8
Ideas: 3
Votes: 6 / 4.083333
A new Look on Elementals    Lifeforms  (Third Kingdom)   (Any)

Elementals have been around for a long time. In many games they unveiled their impressive powers, and reflected their mystical origin no one cared about. It is time for a remake.

valadaar
September 25, 2007
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Comments: 23
Ideas: 8
Votes: 7 / 4.142857
30(+) Walking Dead    Lifeforms  (Third Kingdom)   (Any)

Death be not proud.

Dragonlordmax
September 19, 2007
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Comments: 6
Ideas: 0
Votes: 5 / 4.000000
Tallyorans    Lifeforms  (Intelligent Species)   (Any)

A reptilian race of space-travelers whose addiction to a drug they need for survival leads them to a less than stellar reputation.

MoonHunter
September 19, 2007
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Comments: 7
Ideas: 0
Votes: 5 / 4.300000
Gate Hounds    Lifeforms  (Fauna)   (Any)

Gate Hounds, also known as Temple Dogs to the South, are a breed apart from most hounds. These gifts from The Others

MoonHunter
September 19, 2007
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Comments: 0
Ideas: 0
No votes
The Others    Lifeforms  (Intelligent Species)   (Any)

The Others are a magical, elder race, that occasionally interact with Humanity.

Dragon Lord
September 6, 2007
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Comments: 7
Ideas: 0
Votes: 7 / 2.785714
Servitor Imps    Lifeforms  (Constructed)   (Any)

Small, ugly, bad tempered and of limited use, yet perhaps the most common of bound demons.

MoonHunter
September 1, 2007
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Comments: 10
Ideas: 0
Votes: 7 / 4.071429
The Dylori    Lifeforms  (Intelligent Species)   (Any)

Their wyrm tainted blood and slaver ways mark them as not Human. These are the Evil of the Old World. They are Dylori.

MoonHunter
August 16, 2007
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Comments: 0
Ideas: 0
No votes
Sky Pods    Lifeforms  (Flora)   (Any)

A strange sight of the wastes, long green streamers pinned to the sky floating on the wind.

MoonHunter
August 16, 2007
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Comments: 0
Ideas: 0
No votes
Flute Grass    Lifeforms  (Flora)   (Any)

The Wastes are never silent. There is always a baleful music on the wind.

manfred
August 12, 2007
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Comments: 11
Ideas: 0
Votes: 8 / 4.125000
Firelings    Lifeforms  (Intelligent Species)   (Any)

Of fire, but not elementals. Short-lived, yet intelligent. Bound to this world they are, more than most of its mortal inhabitants.

MoonHunter
August 11, 2007
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Comments: 0
Ideas: 0
No votes
Astromorph    Lifeforms  (Ethereal)   (Any)

Any being or creature made of spirit energy that exists on the astreal realm and non material realms.

Scrasamax
August 6, 2007
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Comments: 8
Ideas: 0
Votes: 6 / 3.750000
The Oojah Spider    Lifeforms  (Ethereal)   (Any)

Gentlemen, BEHOLD! The celestial spider!

Scrasamax
July 26, 2007
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Comments: 6
Ideas: 2
Votes: 5 / 3.400000
Ancient Race    Lifeforms  (Unique)   (Any)

The individual beings of the race that came between the creation of the world, and the creation of the mortal races.

Lanfear57
July 13, 2007
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Comments: 13
Ideas: 0
Votes: 11 / 4.318182
Berniunt    Lifeforms  (Intelligent Species)   (Any)

These creatures are foul things that prey on the weakness of loss. Their home society, and indeed, their home, in completely unknown, as all that have been found have been killed to out standards.

Ria Hawk
July 13, 2007
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Comments: 9
Ideas: 0
Votes: 8 / 3.812500
The Empty Children    Lifeforms  (Constructed)   (Any)

"Such well behaved children… never a word out of them and they do just as they’re told.  They seem so pale though, I wonder if they’re sick…"

Dozus
July 4, 2007
Hits: 1961
Comments: 5
Ideas: 0
Votes: 4 / 3.625000
Dirge Moths    Lifeforms  (Fauna)   (Any)

There is more than meets the eye to these nightmarish insects…

EchoMirage
June 30, 2007
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Comments: 8
Ideas: 0
Votes: 5 / 4.500000
The Sinners    Lifeforms  (Ethereal)   (Any)

It is the tortured and imperfect souls who most often cannot find a clear path to the afterlife. Weighted down by sins unforgiven, sins for whose forgiveness they never ask, sins they never regretted.
To be added to Remaking Undead when finished

Ria Hawk
June 11, 2007
Hits: 3017
Comments: 11
Ideas: 0
Votes: 9 / 4.166667
The Company of Stars    Lifeforms  (Ethereal)   (Any)

"They come with the mist, and fight to protect us.  Protecting their people meant so much to them that they kept fighting for us after they fell.  Count yourselves blessed that the Company of Stars watches over us."
- Mylnes, Ethalani Elder

MindForge
May 2, 2007
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Comments: 8
Ideas: 0
Votes: 1 / 3.000000
The Negasek    Lifeforms  (Intelligent Species)   (Any)

Evil gives birth to many foul creatures, of these creatures the Negasek have emerged from a womb of darkness and terror. These powerful insect-like creatures radiate the dark force that gave birth to them, born of sheer negative energy, nearly dripping with the foulness of their diabolic nature.

Teller
April 25, 2007
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Comments: 6
Ideas: 0
Votes: 5 / 2.700000
Howler Demon    Lifeforms  (Fauna)   (Any)

A large predatory mammal that can run or fight on two legs, not requiring sleep these demons were brought onto the world to create killers, in the world of werewolves these could be considered alpha males.

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       By: Raptyr

Nine times out of ten, it’s the undead that do the running.

Not strictly animal or vegetable, the Corpse bud is a peculiar individual that shares characteristics from multiple kingdoms and species. In appearance, all corpse buds bear a shape of a large rounded top bud divided into four lateral segments, and a much longer, narrower bottom bud, also divided into four segments. Between the two halves are a set of four radial limbs, rounded on top and flat on the bottom, covered with tiny serrated hooks facing towards the body. In overall size, it’s limbs reach as wide as a spread hand, with the body being as thick as a fist. It is as long as a human hand from top to bottom.

Internally, the top bud of the corpse bud contains a bacteria filled membrane that produces the hydrogen that the corpse bud uses to stay aloft, and a series of fungal gills for the dispersal of spores for reproduction. The lower half of the bud contains a number of fine filaments, as well as a sharp barbed stinger containing a powerful local anaesthesia.

The Corpse Bud mobilizes by inflating its top bud, and steers by rotating its arms rapidly about its body. The corpse bud ordinarily drifts with the wind, orienting towards the scent of recent decay and death. It preys on the recently dead, burrowing the lower bud into the victim, using the anaesthesia in case the victim is dying, and not truly deceased. Once embedded, it releases its filaments into the body, replacing the current nervous system. This gives it full animation of the body, and allows the corpse bud to direct it.

Corpse buds are not a malevolent species, being primarily concerned with breaking down the host body for food, and infecting the reproductive cycle with spores in order to mate with other corpse-bud bodies. To preserve the corpse for this purpose, Corpse buds will seek out dry locations to prevent bacteria from destroying the corpses. This often causes a large number of corpse buds to gather in a single location.

In culture, Corpse buds are used to repair broken spines or degenerative diseases, as the sentient mind will easily overcome the mind of the non-sentient corpse bud. Once infected by a corpse bud, however, removal is usually fatal, and the infected individual cannot reproduce, or risk infecting another. Thus, it is a technique often reserved for the elderly, or a last resort.

Necromancers and other dark sorcerers will often preserve the corpses of their victims magically, and infect them with corpse buds, creating traditional undead as well, so as to seed their lairs with undead both offensive and non, in order to throw their enemies off balance. They will also enslave the rudimentary minds of the corpse buds, and transform the docile things into a plague. There have also been accounts of magically transformed corpse buds with stronger minds and a taste for living flesh, but thus far all accounts are unproven rumors.

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