Xenosophont Gallery

Xenosophonts (Alien Species) in the Orion's Arm Volume



The To'ul'hs The first alien race to be discovered by Humanity

To'ul'hs on the surface of their home planet
Image from Luke Campbell
Beneath the thick clouds of Tohul Prime the surface is almost completely dark, except when lightning briefly illuminates the landscape



The Cthonids

Cthonid2
Image from Luke Campbell
A mud-dwelling, subterranean race with mobile accessory bodies



The Silent Ones

Silent One
Image from Steve Bowers
A secretive but advanced race confined to a single planetary system



The Thyresta, an extinct species

Thyresta1
Image from Juhomatti Männistö
These creatures wiped themselves out in a nuclear war 3.6 million years ago



The Meistersingers

Meistersinger2
Image from Steve Bowers
A Meistersinger individual together with some members of its choir.



The Wayfarers

Wayfarer
Image from Chris Shaeffer
An amphibious species associated with the Meistersingers



Hildemar's Knots

Hildemar's Knots
Image from Anders Sandberg
A species living on the surface of certain neutron stars



The Muuh

Muuh
Image from Steve Bowers
A cold temperature slow-living species, with an ancient, decaying empire



The Soft Ones

Soft Ones
Image from Keith Wigdor
A cold-temperature, singlecelled macroscale intelligent species



Kemmerer Joker Leaf-ants

Leafant
Image from Steve Bowers
Joker Leafants, unlike most animal-like creatures, are not bilaterally symmetrical, but instead show plant-like growth forms.



Whisperweed

Wjhisperweed
Image from Steve Bowers
A planet covered in an intelligent grassland xenoecology



The Iahi Daon

Iahi Daon Biology
Image from Aaron Hamilton
A long extinct species (reconstruction)



 
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Development Notes
Text by Various Artists

Initially published on 08 February 2010.