Starfish Aliens
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Basic Information

The inverse of Human Aliens or Rubber Forehead Aliens. These are alien aliens. They are usually distinguished by two or more of:

Related Tropes

See also:

For a discussion of actual scientific principles and projections about possible alien life, see Alien Biochemistry and the pages it links to.



Game and Story Use

  • TV series tend to the rubber forehead approach because they don't have the budget for full-body starfish aliens. Luckily, in gaming, we have our imagination. Don't restrict yourself to endless minor humanoid variations - create a species more unique and memorable.
    • Unless, of course, you need a particular species to be as comfortable and familiar as elves.
  • Hostile and truly mind-warping Starfish Aliens border on Eldritch Abomination.
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