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G. S. Smith
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Synast - gaunt psionic humanoid, with a large extended brain and no skull
These were some of my ongoing evil masterminds, found in dungeons or other places of wealth. They are basically 3.5 psionic creatures, I've been working on a new Nyssian Psionic process, but I don't game enough and I'm always a bit too busy working on somet...
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Silver Bulette
Most of the time adventurers in my games are in spires or underground dungeons but at mid to lower levels much of the story is getting to the locations, so wandering monsters are a big part of the game. That's where the Silver Bullete comes in, a huge size,...
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Ferroplasmic Feline (Psionic Cat)
Ferroplasmic Feline (Psionic Cat) Small Size Magical Beast Hit Dice: 2d8+2 (11 hp) Initiative: +2 (dexterity) Speed: 30 ft AC: 16 (+2 size, +2 Natural, +2 Dexterity) BAB / Grapple: +2 / -2 Attacks: +3 Bite (1d3+1) Special Attacks: None Special Qualities: De...
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How have I not read Left Hand of Darkness before now? Wow, wow, wow, wow, wow, utterly absorbing!!!!!!
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Grey Dwarves (or Gravity Dwarves) plus Trel Magical Ore
Have long used the fantasy trope of clouds as islands in the sky. These grey dwarves are the major inhabitant. They mine a white ore in the clouds, that enables levitation. Grav   (Grey or Gravity or Cloud Dwarves) Medium Sized Humanoids Hit Dice:          ...
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Seymourian
A native and twisted plant form found in some of the deepest jungles of the land. While unsure of their origin, they have long been a nightmare to root out. These twisted entities try to manipulate the environments to control others to do their bidding. Sey...
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Corpse Wraith - Undead Template
Wraith Lords are the undead abominations that seek to end life merely to cause suffering to others. While some creatures are driven by greed or sadism, these creatures have no dark passion, they merely want to destroy other things and beings, just for the s...
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Frush
Frush, are weird tentacled creatures that reside in the ships and many temples mostly in and around the Isle of Oromos. They can telepathically move things, and best known for their capacity to move ships, skimming across the top of the shiven, While they a...
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Codex and Evil Gods Codes
A codex is a simplified listing of ideas and instructions for a group of faithful. While technically it doesn't have to be for a specific deity, they usually are. It will list histories associated either with a god figure or one their followers, such as an ...
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A short open letter to Google on minimizing the damage of shutting down Google Plus

I'm one of many users not happy with your decision to shut down G+.
https://www.blog.google/technology/safety-security/project-strobe/

I don't expect you to reverse course on that decision. So I won't ask. Instead, I have two requests on how to minimize the damage to users like me, who have created a significant body of G+ posts over the years and shared the URLs widely.

1. Don't delete our posts. Stop us from adding new ones if you must, but don't delete the old ones.

I know we can export and save them, and I plan to do that.
https://9to5google.com/2018/10/08/how-to-download-google-plus-data/

But the exported copies will be offline, with no obvious way to put them back online in a form comparable to the original form.

It's hard to believe that Google is the company that heroically hunted down, preserved, and reposted all the original Usenet posts. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Usenet

Google wasn't even the creator or proponent-in-chief of Usenet. It's hard to believe that for posts to your own platform, you'd prefer deletion to preservation.

It doesn't have to be that way. At least do for G+ posts what you did for Usenet posts. Save them all, keep them online, and keep them readable, discoverable, and useful.

2. There are many ways to implement the first suggestion. If you consider taking the step at all, please consider a solution that doesn't break the URLs to the original G+ posts. Either keep the posts at the existing URLs, or create seamless redirects to the new online space where you archive G+.

As a variation on this theme, let us put all our G+ posts in our individual Google One accounts. Do it in a way that does not count against our memory quota. In that sense, treat these posts the way you treat Google Photos. Do it in a way that makes our public G+ posts automatically public, like public Google docs. Do it in a way that creates redirects from the original G+ platform. Make the migration a simple pushbutton operation.


+Google+ +Google
#googleplus #google+ #google
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