Tabletop RPGs

The Rabat have lived in the desert for millennia. Their ancient myths claim that they originally lived in floating cities, but they are known for overseeing an empire of stone cities filled with tall pyramids. Two millennia ago, their civilization crumbled, and they now live as nomads and herders, t...

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Green Days: Dinosaur and I is a South Korean animated film from 2011, a sweet coming-of-age story very much in the spirit of Studio Ghibli's Whisper of the Heart. Yeah, I know, it's an odd title. It makes more sense once you watch it, and if you do, watch the credits for more context.

It's set...

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The "shark of the prairies," the terrifying Jawjack seems to have been built entirely for two activities: running and eating.

When simply standing and watching for prey (which they can easily do from their height; a good half again higher than a horse), a jawjack looks a bit like a muscular kangar...

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Massive, dinosaur-like beasts, catamel stop for days at oases, collect water, and store it in large pouches on their backs. They consume this water as they spend weeks traveling in packs of 5 to 10 through the desert to the next oasis.

Desert predators sometimes target these water pouches, but the...

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The Oculus lives in desert environments, typically preying on relatively small and fast animals like rabbits and small deer. At about the size of a pony, they shouldn't be able to catch these prey, except for their powerful, fifth back leg. They typically crawl towards their prey, crouch, then use t...

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Often found near tallstriders, glowtongues are somewhat less mysterious if only because their habits are more normal to us.

Glowtongues look not unlike a rhinoceros or hippopotamus, though about half again taller than those creatures, and its back legs resemble that of a human. However, they pos...

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Deep in the woods lives a reclusive race of extremely magical humanoid wolves. Little is know of these creatures; they are almost always encountered alone.

Wolfen can naturally polymorph themselves into humanoid forms (human, elf, etc.). However, their natural polymorphism is less complete than...

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Squamatans are humanoid lizard-folk who have developed a highly advanced culture.

Squamatans

If you stumble across a squamatan in the wild, you'll probably be struck by two things:

Every squamatan wears a sturdy, beautiful loincloth made with colors and marks that communicate the squamatan's roles in soc...

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