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Which is the better game?
Which is the better setting?
Which has the best fanbase?
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>>84597214
Oh wait also they prefer playing BT with inches instead of hexes, which makes them absolute fucking animals, but otherwise they're fine
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>>84590831
...but they didn't forget how to make fusion engines. They forgot how to make certain advanced fusion drive variants like particularly small ones or XLs (which are misnomers since it's not really about the size but the density of components), but even those got figured back out since they had the basic models to build on and experiment with. Advanced parts were lost across the board and replaced by what was still possible to produce.
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>>84593954
I actually have a BattleTroop box, almost got to play it once.
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>>84599367
And even then, "forgot" is a strong word, a lot of the lost technology was still known (and could still be installed and maintained if you could get your hands on the parts), but they didn't have machines capable of making the machines capable of making the parts until someone got serious development work done. The Savanah Master is a microcosm of that, it started out with a guy finding a use for a cache of extra small fusion reactors that nobody could reproduce at the time, but instead of using them all for the product and then retiring on a pile of blood money, he sent out a bunch of them to fusion drive manufacturers to R&D, and one of them broke through and managed to produce brand new ones, allowing the Savanah Master to continue production into infinity, and allowing that manufacturer to offer a brand new class of teeny tiny lightweight fusion reactors for other projects and vehicles.
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>/40kg/
>90% bait and shitposts

>/btg/
>90% discussion of the game and setting
What causes this?

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What types of demons can a warlock summon in your setting?
>How many are there?
>What are they used for?
>What do they look like?
>How are they controlled?
>What skills do they have?
>Where do they come from?
>Is there a hierarchy to them?
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>>84568647
>What types of demons can a warlock summon in your setting?
They can't
>>How many are there?
None
>>What are they used for?
Nothing
>>What do they look like?
Nothing
>>How are they controlled?
They aren't
>>What skills do they have?
None
>>Where do they come from?
Nowhere

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>>84576248
>How do you handle succubi in your settings?
I don't
>Also, do you have any good ideas for Succubus names besides the obvious "Lilith" (which would be for the Succubus Queen and not the rank and file)?
No
>I'm trying to come up with some but I'm drawing a hard blank.
Nothing
>What about names for Incubi?
None
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>>84598102
>How do you come up with original demon lords and ladies that aren’t just copying the ones from the Ars Goetia?
I don't.
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>>84598172
>>84598199
>>84598215
These posts were definitely necessary.
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>>84571562
These books taught me that summoners are the peak type of mage.

>His setting has a supreme god
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>>84594308
>DM (is) already the supreme power in your setting
> in your setting
Anon, you’ve got interesting thoughts, but you need to learn a little bit more about the distinction between fictions.
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>>84593593
Why wouldn't you?
>>84593670
Based and Dominions pilled.
Gives a good reason for lots of forgotten gods with lingering power and ruined temple dungeons.
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>>84593968
Based.
Good settings have:
>These guys believe...
>But these guys say...
>There are rumors that...
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>>84593593
>his setting’s “God” has a personality approachable to mortals
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>>84593716
three rounds of combat and you are carrying the whole game upon your shoulders, only to be shitted upon the casters by saying martial classes are useless

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>Previous: >>84518184

Blood Bowl, Necromunda, Middle-Earth Strategy Battle Game, Warcry, Epic, Warmaster, Underworlds, Aeronautica, Mordheim, Titanicus, Battlefleet Gothic, Man-o-War, Warhammer Quest, and any other GW system and boardgame are welcome.

There is currently a Kill Team General >>>/tg/ktg. Discussions for the Kill Team should go there.

>We are working on a mega archive with the rulebooks for the boxed and specialist games (don't share).
rebrand<dot>ly/gwsg
>Drop any missing files you might have here:
rebrand<dot>ly/gwsg-drop
>Current MESBG rules:
>you know what to put
/folder/yDBmCRRK#kI26Bcw-9vgxOnQICVbpsA
>Old links:
https://pastebin.com/dk8SFxht

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>>84597878
God forbid we get a new player into a game.

Gotta keep the bitter oldfag community pure.
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>>84599330
Then why the push to rewrite them every goddamned time they finish releasing the rules? Why the waste of time hiring artists and printing the paper to push out $80 hardbacks?
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>>84599370
You seem to have misread, I have no issue with new players, the issue lies in how GW poorly rewriting rules just to rerelease them makes the "real" game a fucking mess for most of their products and any serious newbies need to be educated after figuring that out.
Whereas when they just leave something dead (like Blood Bowl had for a very long time) new players get to be introduced to a quality playtested game that is carried by people who do it for passion and not profit.
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>>84599518
I see what you mean. I kinda agree. I too prefered Lotr when it was less popular.

The problem with popular games is that sooner or later, they start attracting tourneyfags. And tourneyfags are the cancer of the game.

Look how they wrecked 40k by catering to them. It's such a boring mess right now, no more flavourful rules like in the old times because everything is made to the taste of the competitive players who basically just want chess
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>>84599518
90% of Necromunda community editions are shitty patchwork bandaids as the game has more depth than BB which was already pretty well balanced to begin with. Its game that you should sit with your group and edit for yourselves and yes the community editions are good for that even if imo I think theyre bad as they can be used for people who either cba or are having trouble editing it. For others like myself we want the 'official' rules for ourselves to see what WE want to use. No one is shilling for GW here which is why you brining it up is irrelevant. People want the pdf to do with as they please (aka edit with their group for their own purposes) and given everyone and their nan houserules lots of necromunda its hardly like theyre demanding only the 'official' rules be played.

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DEldar have the dumbest lore. The Eldar's whole schtick is living in constant fear of the living manifestation of their sins, being forced to cut themselves off from all emotion and pleasure lest they be consumed by the embodiment of what they wrought on the galaxy. And then these fuckers just get off scot-free because they happened to be inside the Webway while Slaanesh was born? What fucking difference does that make? If Games Workshop hadn't given that explanation and some guy came in with that as his little headcanon, everyone would look at him like he was a retard, because it's bullshit mumbo jumbo that somehow it insulated them and turned them into immortal pleasure vampires. There's no logical worldbuilding here at all. There's no rules about the Webway, or the warp, or Slaanesh that would suggest or hint at this happening; it just does. And that'd be fine if it didn't thematically destroy their parent race. How am I supposed to take the struggles of the craftworld seriously when these fucks get to go on doing the exact same depraved shit as before with zero consequence? "Being in an elevator on a Tuesday warped the fabric of my soul and forced me to do what I actively enjoy and was going to do anyway" is not interesting storytelling and it makes for characters that're more bland than Tyranids.

They'd be a lot easier to take seriously if they were a small contingent of Slaaneshi Eldar, who were so desperate not to get eaten that they reduced themselves to her slaves. Groveling at her feet and sinking deeper, and deeper, and deeper into depravity in a doomed bid for princehood that always ends the same. But nope. Gotta pretend like they aren't functionally the exact same as any given Slaanesh cult. No guys, I swear, these mass-murdering slaver rapists are TOTALLY unique and not at all derivative; they're so special, and badass, and definitely don't just fill the exact same purpose any chaos warband could.

But they have goth elf titty, so it's whatever.
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>>84597533
Never ever. She's a chapterhouse casualty, and Yvraine was introduced as not!Malys because they can't just give us a regular Malys.
But I want one, too.
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>>84591117
ok slaanesh
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>>84592515
Cegorach is best god.
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>>84591411
>and are heavily implied to be the second last thing to go

What do you mean by this?

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High-Octane Hobbying Edition

Previous thread: >>84441639

>What is /awg/?
A thread to talk about minis and games which fall between the cracks, or peoples' homebrew wargames. The >>>/tg/hwg thread doesn't entertain fantasy (for good reason) and the other threads are locked to very specific games.
This thread isn't tied to a game, a publisher, or a genre, let's just talk about fun wargames. Any scale, any genre, any company, any minis. Skirmishers welcome. Rules designers welcome.

>Examples of games that qualify
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_miniature_wargames
OnePageRules, Warzone, Mighty Armies, Warmachine & Hordes, Dragon Rampant, Oathamark, Mortal Gods, Kings of War, Deadzone, Warpath, Frost/Stargrave, Hordes of the Things, Conquest, Songs of Blades and Heroes, Dark Age, Beyond the Gates of Antares. Malifaux and anything else that doesn't necessarily have a dedicated thread.

>Places to get minis
https://docs.google.com/document/d/1D2DbNJ2mYAUxh5P9Pq9NZqS5tXHGn0i2JhZchEwbA2I/edit
https://www.dakkadakka.com/dakkaforum/posts/list/373197.page

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here's trole nearly done

gonna finish fine details and the base later and give em a proper picture
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>>84596817
Looks good so far. Thanks for giving us updates. I really appreciate it.
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troel booty
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NORTHSTAR
ORCS
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>>84599317
next month, subscribe to the newsletter bro

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>Phylactery
>Soul Cage
>Horcrux
Can we agree that non-phylactery names for phlacteries were a mistake?
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>>84597704
>we need a new name for this specific object we don't have a word for yet
>some scientist randomly comes up with the name "quark"
>other scientists agree that it sounds appropriate
>eventually filtered down to the rest of humanity through literature and discussion
>new word created

Replace "scientist" with "forager", and "literature" with "oral history" and you've got what humans have been doing for thousands of years.
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>>84596636
Reform Judaism means admitting that the torah is a manual of Lichdom. That's the reform. The rest of yall liches just hide it.
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>>84596982
there is no jewish meaning. the jewish word is tefilin. it literally just means amulet.
this is because philacteries were a staple item in older d&d editions, they were amulets that raised you stats. liches carried cursed phylacteries to take over the body of whoever manages to kill them and loot the item.
then for some reason phylacteries fell out of fashion as beneficial items, but the ones used by liches stayed.
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>>84591176
No, allow creativity
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>>84596982
>Oh no, my poor precious jews.
>We must protect them from even the slightest criticism.
KYS

Choose Your Elder God Edition

Tell us about your horror settings, games, etc. Share inspirational art, prompts, etc.

>List of games:
Call of Cthulhu, Chill, Cold and Dark, Degenesis, Delta Green, Don't Rest Your Head, Dread, Esoterrorists/Fear Itself+Book of Unremitting Horror, Fall of Delta Green, GORE, Into The Shadows, KULT, Little Fears, Mothership RPG, Nemesis (free on Arc Dream's website), Nights Black Agents, Silent Legions (Mostly for the tables), Stalker: The SciFi RPG, Symbaroum, Ten Candles, Trail of Cthulhu, Unisystem (All Flesh Must Be Eaten, Witchcraft, Conspiracy X, etc.), Unknown Armies, The Whispering Vault, Vaesen

>Inspirational stuff:
Caitlin R Kiernan, Castlevania, Doom Watch, Fear & Hunger, George Romero, Ghostwatch, House of Leaves, I Am In Eskew, John Carpenter, Kolchak the Nightstalker, Laird Barron, M.R. James, Nick Cutter, Old Gods of Appalachia, Quatermass, Ramsey Campbell, Remedy Series (Alan Wake, Control), SCP Foundation, Scarfolk Council, Shaun Hutson, Silent Hill, Stand Still Stay Silent, The Evil Dead, The Magnus Archives, The Secret World, The Stone Tapes, Anatomy, Thomas Ligotti, Twin Peaks, Vault of Evil forums, toomuchhorrorfiction

Other News:
Degenesis is currently free on the sixmorevodka website V4.
https://degenesis.com/

Current Book Club Topic:

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>>84597672
It's a big pile of legs, sexual organs and screaming heads in a sort of symmetrical tree shape. Try harder, anon.
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>>84597713
What you're described is basically any generic "sex demon" or maybe something out of 40k, which isn't what that image depicts. Like at all. It misses the intent or spirit of it so hard that you could describe literally any eldritch being in the same way.

Quite frankly, that's a pretty decent example of something fundamentally indescribable, but not the best if you're looking for stuff from Daniel Vega.
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>>84563104
Being this obsessed with cats is dangerous.

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Tell me about your setting's small creatures
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>>84598773
Rouge and Shadows child
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>>84598773
They're cats. All of them. The mice are just little round-eared cats. Moths are tiny tailless cats with wings and antennae. Dogs are just cats, but bigger and slobbery. Rabbits are just long-earred cats. And pigs are just hairless cats with funny snouts and curly tails.
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>>84598773
That appears to be a tiny creature to me
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The rabbits are all evil.

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New Shining Star edition

Previous >>84499601

>Basics Pastebin
https://pastebin.com/rzB2p6ie

>Anon's Locals Survival Guide
https://pastebin.com/xXp5jShL

>EN BT-08 questionnaire
https://docs.google.com/forms/u/0/d/1uXgRdM2iqSESHD5145mT3OJtbvQu3uHeP7wroc35OGQ/viewform?edit_requested=true

>News
Banlist, Errata:

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>>84587852
Tankdramon cost 3 to evolve, only work during your turn and only dig two cards. If you changed even one of these things it'd be interesting but right now it's just bad.
For 3 mem you don't want to lose your blocker, you want to add more pressure.
Also darkdramon cost 3 to play and will control your next draws/commandramons procs so yes you never want to evolve into it
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>>84594127
Fucking Jews
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>>84593340
We have a ton of yellow hybrid players at my local. Figured more tamer removal would be nice since I'm trying to be more control base than big swing for game.
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>>84594127
>>84595552
Kinda sucks that i'll have to roll the dice to get mastemon specifically, but they'll also be pretty cheap most likely so that's good.
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>>84596609
With a promo card related to 02 and Cyber Sleuth.

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What is the hardest riddle for the dungeon?

Can a party beat the golem?
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>>84598485
+5 and you only rolled a 13, what a retard
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>>84598689
>Today he mixed up the signs [...] deliberately hanging each sign on the wrong barrel.
If you're going to be rude at least try to be right.
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>>84599432
Then why would you need to shoot them so often it becomes a proverbial phrase?
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>>84599533
You don't need to shoot them, people shoot fish to show their shootin skills. But fish in a barrel are dead and stacked end to end and thus can't dodge, so doing so to show your skills really just makes you a poser loser idiot and probably gay as well. It's one of those things that's a phrase because people specifically didn't do it and anyone who did would be laughed at.
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>>84598689
Lack of Reading Comprehension Detected

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Yu-Gi-Oh! General #440 "Let's put a happy tree over there" edition

Previous Thread: >>84529855

Most Yu-Gi-Oh! discussion encouraged. Post OC, write dumb fanfics with bad CAC in them, duel each other, have fun, etc.

>Yu-Gi-Oh! Online Play
Automated Sims:
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●YGO Omega: https://discord.gg/duelistsunite
Manual Sims:
●https://www.duelingbook.com

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>>84593241
Goatformat.com is the main place for goat format info and that has a discord link on the home page.
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>>84591354
But anon, then the cartoon would end.
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>>84596191
unless... there was an even funnier bunny...
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>>84589857
the hide effect is kind of weird with how it's written your opponent could just attack and redeclare attacks till your board is empty with 1 big monster before attacking directly.
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you now remember forbidden memories. it was super fun but really grindy and hard.

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Why are just middle-age man healers rare in this genre?
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>>84598505
in my setting it's kinda the opposite -- the way healing magic actually works is by moving the wound forward in time to achieve a week's worth of healing in a few seconds. what this means is that people who have received a lot of healing magic over the course of their lives actually age quicker

furthermore the process is actually quite painful in a tingling, needling sort of way, but if you experience it enough you begin to associate that pain with healing, so a lot of veteran adventurers also have a slight pain-masochism complex due to the positive association

thanks for reading my blog
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>>84598591
>a tingling, needling sort of way
I think a searing heat, like heat that can even be felt externally, since there's a week's worth of heat-producing metabolism in a few seconds.
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>>84598891
works too yeah
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Jsut for you I will make my next dnd character a gritty dead beat middle aged man who is also a healer
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>>84598490
Sophia is his feminine counterpart

Previous Thread: >>84574885

These threads are to help provide other players/GMs with art/inspiration. Please try to keep images to good or higher quality. No one will use that shitty DeviantArt pic. Requests are welcome. If your request gets buried, feel free to bump it.

Useful resources:
-- wizardbooru https://wiz.booru.org/index.php
-- /tg/booru https://grognard.booru.org/index.php
-- Artstation
-- Pinterest (yes Pinterest, their "similar" algorithm is very good)
-- Scryfall https://scryfall.com/advanced (use creature type in Type, or some keyword in Card Name)

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>chefs

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How come we rarely see fantasy races procreate in ways that isn’t “stick a p in the v and get a b”? There’s so much potential for alternate methods of reproduction in terms of plothooks and worldbuilding.
> Elves grow like trees. Baby elves are kept in magically hidden groves, and you can take “clippings” of their hair to grow a twin. Or triplets. Or quadruplets, or quintuplets, or-
> Dwarves literally pop out of the ground, after one buries a “heart” gemstone.
> Dragons are semi-immortal - their eggs are phylacteries, which is why they’re super protective of them.
> Orcs are born when an evil creatures dies in battle. Most of them grow up to become monster hunters, as it’s the most guaranteed way to “sire” an offspring.
> When elementals die, their soul splits across the world into a thousand small nodes. Bring these nodes together, and you get a mephit - and many likeminded mephits can form a full elemental once more.
> Aarakocra pray really hard, and literally get a visit from The Stork.

Without sex, how would your favourite race procreate?
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>>84597094
Entrapta is one of those dangerous cases where had she went into biological based madness and creation...There would be a lot more fun horrors running about, but yes, general idea of some mad scientists somewhat cooperating and "helping" big named empires could be almost amusing, playing as group of "villains" that might be helpful, might be harmful.
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> Dwarves emerge fully formed from their mothers' beards.
> Gnomes are grown in a lab.
> Halflings are actually animated pastries. They aren't born, they're baked.
> Orcs just kind of show up
> Kobolds are born from dragon's teeth planted like seeds.
> Half-elves are what happens when you cut an elf in half.
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Reposting OP's image.

Kids these days. Always making with the sex, even when it's not sex. I remember when the 'third gender' was the non-sapient beast that co-evolved to gestate the sperm and gamete of our species, before dying painfully as the offspring explodes out of it.
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>>84597764
>Halflings are baked
That's just a harmful stereotype, not every halfling is from the Shire smoking a pipe
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>>84593647
I considered something along these lines for elves. technically speaking they still had sex but it was an instant process when two elves of opposite gender, which are outwardly indistinguishable, came into physical contact. Once fertilised, the female elf's chest cavity opens to remove a large seed which, when planted, will grow into a fully formed adult elf. Neither parent sticks around long after, in fact the "father" is usually unaware of any sexual act they may have took part in. The resulting spawn requires no rearing or education as it inherits all the knowledge and memories of its parents at the time of contact. The strange and impersonal nature of Elven reproduction is one of many reasons Elves are jealous of humans who can truly know love and intimacy, while the Elves feel they are slaves who exist to tend the earth with no respite until the end of time.




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