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Boggy, Goblin by Level9Drow Boggy, Goblin by Level9Drow
This is the first of the Boggy species and the first of the sub-species of Goblinoids. They are the first offshoot of the Hobb species, coming from the ancestry of Boggarts, a particularly nasty but not evil Hobb, as seen on the Fey family tree[link]

Goblins are about 3 to 3.5 feet tall and come in the colors of green, greenish-grey and sometimes brown, but green is the most common. They have black hair that greys with age. They have batty ears and pointy noses and big eyes. Their arms are long compared to their legs but donít necessarily knuckle drag like the Spriggans or Redcaps. Goblins tend to be considered ugly by other races but there are very charming and personable personalities amongst the goblins.

Goblins are perhaps the most intelligent of all the Boggles and even Goblinoids rivaling the Gnomes in intellect. Goblins often take advantage of their more advanced society and use the gently Hob-Goblin as indentured servants because of their hard working and kind nature. They use the militant and brutish Maugs as mercenaries and kick around Gremlins, considering them pests, even though they are Goblinoids themselves, and find Boggles particularly offensive. Goblins fear certain other Boggies, such as the Redcap, Barguest, Padfoots and Hobyahs. They are like the boogie man amongst their own race and they find themselves victims to these more evil and horrifying Hobbs. Goblins allow Bauchans within their societies but view them as ruffians and thugs, because they are. And although Hob-Goblins and Coblynaus are allowed as citizens they are looked to as lower class and stupid. Maugs and Spriggans look down on goblins and so never bother living in goblin society, and because they are too big as well.

Goblins themselves are very mercantile and opportunistic. They are not the tribal; debase blathering drooling monsters that most people commonly think and although not particularly scrupulous they are not cannibals, world conquering or outright evil in a more obvious sense, but selfish they are. They excel in Alchemy and Engineering and dabble in magic to, as goblin magic is well known to be amongst the trickier varieties.

This is the first entry of the Boggies.
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darkgothicwriter Featured By Owner Sep 1, 2012
That female boggy reminds me of Sharky ... of whom I haven't seen anything for far too long!!!
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Level9Drow Featured By Owner Sep 1, 2012
I know, I haven't any plans for new Midnight Pulp comics or else I would. Me and a freind have a rough story made for about 4 years or more, but I have to get through m fantasy table top work first before I do any Midnight Pulp, Feral, new sky nymph pictures, etc...

I have more boggies I am going coming, the boggies are all done though not downloaded. The Undead are all done and submited, for now, and so are the Dragon kind. I have still the Hobbs, Giants, Beasts, Monsterous Humanoids, Elementals and Morphics, Fey and Nymphs and Callicantzari finish and submit. Seom groups are nearly done, some in all pencils and some are in needing of redoes and pencils. In the end I will have a very robust Monster Manual. I will be adding my own races into the classical myths as well, like Maugs, Seru (pandorans), sproutlings, etc... but nothing will be adult in nature, this isn't an erotic fantasy version like the Feral series so you will see some of the creatures from the Feral series there but looking a bit more realistic and less like jerk off material. some will stay sexy by nature (like nymphs and sutch), but there will be no sexy ettercaps, gnolls, trols and the like.
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darkgothicwriter Featured By Owner Sep 1, 2012
I salute your creativity and goals - keep'em coming, I'll try and comment more (I've been horribly slacking lately on comments, and I apologize)
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Level9Drow Featured By Owner Sep 1, 2012
Thanks! And no worries. :D
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shula6 Featured By Owner Aug 31, 2012
Certainly my favorite type of Goblins. Particularly in that they aren't immediately reduced to being fodder for the farm boy who just learned which end of the sword to hold. I'm glad this interpretation is becoming the norm in popular culture.
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Level9Drow Featured By Owner Aug 31, 2012
They're playable races in my running game. They aren't lesser than the standards, however, like D&D makes them. I gave them a bonus to Intellect, being smarter than your average human. Being a standard "credible" race, they can hold their own against the more traditional races in a fantasy world. They can make flintl lock guns and steam engine technology, they can give other nations a run for their money if they weren't so mercantile.
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shula6 Featured By Owner Aug 31, 2012
Indeed. If I played a Boggy, I'd think of it as being smart enough to know that making money off the people trying to conquer the world is easier and a bit less dangerous than doing it yourself.
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Lordoffantasy Featured By Owner Aug 31, 2012
i kinda do the opposite for my goblins. goblins are, typically, corrupted lesser fey, consumed by the horrids part of sapient nature. not cannibalistic, but incredibly cruel and vicious and deceptive. however this depends on numbers. small bands are far less evil in comparison. groups over a hundred exhibit insane behavior.

hob goblins are the more advanced and stronger goblins...... in gfact, hob goblins are the Original goblins. some goblins fell into corruption, but at first only a few. however, suddenly, the corrupt goblin population exploded and overshadowed the original breed. eventualyl people forgot who was the original breed, and mistook hob goblins for a side species.
what happened? the corruption the goblins fell to mutated them so that they could rapidly breed.
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Level9Drow Featured By Owner Aug 31, 2012
Well I had to keep some original mythology in there. My sources say that goblins are tinkerers and being a Frensh creature in origin, i look to see what the French fantasy generes say they are. and they are tinkerers and trickters.

Hob-Goblins are known in mythology to be simple minded and helpers around the house. they are bigger than goblins and mayhave been before goblins, but I wante to keep Goblins as the basis for all Boggy kind. You are right though, the Boggies would be considered the Unseelie court, being "bad" fey.
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Lordoffantasy Featured By Owner Aug 31, 2012
i try to remix a few things. my beings do not live in a world of the original fokelore.

basically that is how i put it. goblins were originally tinkerers themselves, till the corruption. though i use corruption as less of a word and more of a force. and i use human generalization to give the names as well. hob goblins find their name insulting, but do not want to call themselves goblins anymore either.
they are also one of those fallen races i have. though unlike normal, they were not a race that had to be destroyed, instead something evil forced their destruction but them being totally overshadowed by the evil goblins and forced from their homes. fortunately goblins, by nature, are slefish and the giant horde destroyed itself within twenty four hours, each goblin turning on the other. the few survivors spread across the world. fortunately that need a vast overabundance of food to accelerate theri reproduction and are not as clever as the original ones.
if the race did not fall they would be up there with dwarves and elves.
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Lordoffantasy Featured By Owner Aug 31, 2012
basically design creature to my world yet do my best to honor the original material........ unlike certain series.
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Nayzor Featured By Owner Aug 31, 2012
Nice addition.

In the SSU goblins are a mischievous race who love to steal little trinkets here and there. Besides their green skin they stand out with x's for navels.

Here's how they look

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Here's one that fell asleep among the melonies our melon women.

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