THE OotS Thread, Part IV.

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Re: THE OotS Thread, Part IV.

Post by Rogue 9 » 2017-11-16 10:15pm

Libris Mortis (the Book of Bad Latin) and the Spell Compendium weren't published under the Open Gaming License, so Mr. Burlew would be on fairly shaky ground lifting spells out of it even if he did want to allow for bringing back Malack for some reason.
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Re: THE OotS Thread, Part IV.

Post by Ralin » 2017-11-17 08:10pm

Rogue 9 wrote:
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Libris Mortis (the Book of Bad Latin) and the Spell Compendium weren't published under the Open Gaming License, so Mr. Burlew would be on fairly shaky ground lifting spells out of it even if he did want to allow for bringing back Malack for some reason.
True, but the reasoning seems dubious. It would be trivial to rename it something like 'Restore Undead/True Restore Undead' if he really wanted that to be an option. He's already used warlocks and referenced books like Complete Arcane, after all.

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Re: THE OotS Thread, Part IV.

Post by Rogue 9 » 2017-11-18 12:24am

Yeah, and beholders, but those have all been one-off jokes. An ongoing plot point starts to look an awful lot less like a parody gag before too long.
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Re: THE OotS Thread, Part IV.

Post by Lonestar » 2017-11-30 01:53pm

Man you guys are slow

1106 is up
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Re: THE OotS Thread, Part IV.

Post by Crazedwraith » 2017-11-30 02:14pm

You must be equally slow if you are only just posting it.
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Re: THE OotS Thread, Part IV.

Post by Lonestar » 2017-11-30 05:18pm

I saw it a few days ago, SORRY FOR NOT HITTING SDN ERR'DAY
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Re: THE OotS Thread, Part IV.

Post by Crazedwraith » 2017-11-30 05:32pm

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I saw it a few days ago, SORRY FOR NOT HITTING SDN ERR'DAY
Then why assume the same is not true of everyone, slowpoke?
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Re: THE OotS Thread, Part IV.

Post by Lonestar » 2017-11-30 05:52pm

because they are usually on SDN more frequently than me, wingus
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Re: THE OotS Thread, Part IV.

Post by LadyTevar » 2017-11-30 08:17pm

I just saw it was up today, and then had errands to run before I could get online and post it.

So... DISCUSSION:
She's been praying to find Durkon for a while, and finally Loki gave her the location. So, was that part of Loki's Plan, or just a really nice last-minute save by the Lord of Trickery?

And why doesn't Roy remember her?
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Re: THE OotS Thread, Part IV.

Post by Simon_Jester » 2017-11-30 09:48pm

There may be a deeper reason, but it's quite likely that Roy doesn't remember her because they didn't interact very much and Roy was paying a lot more attention to his personal 'counterpart' Thog and the enemy mastermind Nale.

As to whether it was part of Loki's plan... I suspect that it was at most a third-order contingency or something.
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Re: THE OotS Thread, Part IV.

Post by Rogue 9 » 2017-11-30 10:08pm

Loki was clearly unaware that Hel was going to produce a high priest and attend the Godsmoot, so it basically has to be a last-minute save.
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Re: THE OotS Thread, Part IV.

Post by Crazedwraith » 2017-12-07 08:23am

1107 is up.
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Post by Lonestar » 2017-12-07 12:07pm

Little Kudzu!
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Re: THE OotS Thread, Part IV.

Post by LadyTevar » 2017-12-07 01:16pm

I adore little kudzu's wisps of beard. I also wanna see his "turn unn deh!" spell actually work :luv:
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Re: THE OotS Thread, Part IV.

Post by Rogue 9 » 2017-12-07 05:38pm

"Lo, they are such gross, icky things." :lol:
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Re: THE OotS Thread, Part IV.

Post by Crazedwraith » 2017-12-29 05:06pm

1108 is up. When V said that I assumed Haley was being properly paranoid not the reason it turned out to be.
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Re: THE OotS Thread, Part IV.

Post by LaCroix » 2018-01-02 08:56am

I adore how they drew little kudzu. He's got a different, baby-adorable pose every frame. So cute when he struggles ot grab mommy's helmet, or when he chews on his hand...
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Re: THE OotS Thread, Part IV.

Post by Lonestar » 2018-01-09 10:44pm

"The rifle itself has no moral stature, since it has no will of its own. Naturally, it may be used by evil men for evil purposes, but there are more good men than evil, and while the latter cannot be persuaded to the path of righteousness by propaganda, they can certainly be corrected by good men with rifles."

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Re: THE OotS Thread, Part IV.

Post by Crazedwraith » 2018-01-17 05:44pm

Totally late, but I was just re-reading that bit V says about the symbol of death and it seems very role-playery.

I mean they used to just talk about hitpoints in a situation like that.
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Re: THE OotS Thread, Part IV.

Post by Lonestar » 2018-01-18 04:48pm

"The rifle itself has no moral stature, since it has no will of its own. Naturally, it may be used by evil men for evil purposes, but there are more good men than evil, and while the latter cannot be persuaded to the path of righteousness by propaganda, they can certainly be corrected by good men with rifles."

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Post by FaxModem1 » 2018-01-20 10:18am

To be fair to Roy, half the time they rushed was due to Elan's stupidity.
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Re: THE OotS Thread, Part IV.

Post by Simon_Jester » 2018-01-20 11:34am

So it's a sign of Elan growing up a bit that he realizes "having a plan" is a good idea...

To be fair, Nale got all the "elaborate plan" genes in that family.

I believe that the breakdown was something like "Nale got his father's disposition and his mother's love of over-elaborate plans, while Elan got his mother's disposition and his father's love of trope-riddled dramatics."
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Re: THE OotS Thread, Part IV.

Post by LadyTevar » 2018-01-21 02:33am

Simon_Jester wrote:
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So it's a sign of Elan growing up a bit that he realizes "having a plan" is a good idea...
And he's quick to pick up on the fact that Durkula won't expect it, because that's not how the Order usually works. Even when he was working with them, it was a case of "Oh crap, we need to do something fast...."
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Re: THE OotS Thread, Part IV.

Post by Rogue 9 » 2018-01-23 10:34pm

To be fair, they did pre-buff and plan before they busted in on Xykon in the Dungeon of Durokan way back in the beginning.
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Re: THE OotS Thread, Part IV.

Post by Rogue 9 » 2018-01-26 04:46pm

1111 is up. This is going to be... amusing. :grin:
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