THE OotS Thread, Part IV.

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Re: THE OotS Thread, Part IV.

Post by Simon_Jester » 2017-06-25 02:39am

Hopefully Locate Object allows V to find the sword reasonably smoothly and efficiently. I'd like to NOT have this introduce further pointless complications.
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Re: THE OotS Thread, Part IV.

Post by LadyTevar » 2017-06-26 09:34am

Simon_Jester wrote:Hopefully Locate Object allows V to find the sword reasonably smoothly and efficiently. I'd like to NOT have this introduce further pointless complications.
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Re: THE OotS Thread, Part IV.

Post by Crazedwraith » 2017-06-26 09:53am

I don't what would annoy me more. A length side quest or an anti-climatic insta-solve by V.
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Re: THE OotS Thread, Part IV.

Post by Q99 » 2017-06-26 12:30pm

I'd go with 'lengthy side-quest'.

Solve this quickly, V!

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Re: THE OotS Thread, Part IV.

Post by Simon_Jester » 2017-06-26 12:37pm

I'd much prefer the anti-climactic solve. We've already had lots of drama related to the airship voyage and the frost giant attacks for about forty or fifty strips- a goodly length of time. It's reasonably time to move on to the next piece of drama- their actual destination.

If there's some complication that takes two or three strips to resolve, that wouldn't be so bad, but five strips would be pushing it and ten would be too many, especially if the update rate slips AGAIN.
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Re: THE OotS Thread, Part IV.

Post by LadyTevar » 2017-06-26 02:38pm

About the update rate -- is he still sick?
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Re: THE OotS Thread, Part IV.

Post by Rogue 9 » 2017-06-26 07:15pm

LadyTevar wrote:About the update rate -- is he still sick?
He's intensely private about it. All we know is that he has some unspecified chronic illness that flares up from time to time.
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Re: THE OotS Thread, Part IV.

Post by Solauren » 2017-06-26 09:36pm

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LadyTevar wrote:About the update rate -- is he still sick?
He's intensely private about it. All we know is that he has some unspecified chronic illness that flares up from time to time.
It's entirely possible the damage he took to his thumb is what flares up.
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Re: THE OotS Thread, Part IV.

Post by Rogue 9 » 2017-06-26 10:39pm

Solauren wrote:
Rogue 9 wrote:
LadyTevar wrote:About the update rate -- is he still sick?
He's intensely private about it. All we know is that he has some unspecified chronic illness that flares up from time to time.
It's entirely possible the damage he took to his thumb is what flares up.
His unspecified illness predates the thumb injury by several years.
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Re: THE OotS Thread, Part IV.

Post by Solauren » 2017-06-26 11:08pm

Ah yes, I remember hearing about that now.

He'll get it done, eventually. And in the meantime, there is a very active online community there.
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Re: THE OotS Thread, Part IV.

Post by Simon_Jester » 2017-06-27 04:27am

There was an impressive amount of Homebrew content back when I was active on that forum in college, around '04 to '07. I can only imagine how much more there is now, though I suspect all the old stuff I was so fond of is buried beyond retrieval. :(
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Re: THE OotS Thread, Part IV.

Post by Rogue 9 » 2017-06-27 05:17pm

Simon_Jester wrote:There was an impressive amount of Homebrew content back when I was active on that forum in college, around '04 to '07. I can only imagine how much more there is now, though I suspect all the old stuff I was so fond of is buried beyond retrieval. :(
It's all still there. The forum search function works fine.
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Re: THE OotS Thread, Part IV.

Post by Jub » 2017-06-30 08:01pm

The new comic is up.

http://www.giantitp.com/comics/oots1078.html

Looks like we didn't need to worry about a long side story after all.

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Post by Lonestar » 2017-06-30 08:11pm

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Re: THE OotS Thread, Part IV.

Post by Napoleon the Clown » 2017-06-30 08:35pm

I honestly figured this would be something his sword would have gained. I expected it to happen sooner, but then he didn't know the sword can do that until he accidentally discovered it.

I like that it did in fact get this ability and it got used. Hoorah for not having extra bullshit happen!
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Re: THE OotS Thread, Part IV.

Post by Crazedwraith » 2017-07-01 06:53am

I actually withdraw my complaints. The reason I wasn't sure if i wanted something long or drawn out or a quick solve is it seemed like there was no point in it happening if it was a quick solve but this establishes something; one of the abilities of the ancestral sword.

So coolio.
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Re: THE OotS Thread, Part IV.

Post by Venator » 2017-07-01 10:31am

I'm going to go ahead and call the "Thor's hammer returns to him -> Roy uses this trick to get one up on Durkula -> Durkon, priest of Thor, geddit" joke in advance...

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Re: THE OotS Thread, Part IV.

Post by LadyTevar » 2017-07-01 07:21pm

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Re: THE OotS Thread, Part IV.

Post by LadyTevar » 2017-07-05 07:48pm

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Re: THE OotS Thread, Part IV.

Post by Simon_Jester » 2017-07-06 02:40am

So, that plot arc is neatly wrapped up! :)
Crazedwraith wrote:I actually withdraw my complaints. The reason I wasn't sure if i wanted something long or drawn out or a quick solve is it seemed like there was no point in it happening if it was a quick solve but this establishes something; one of the abilities of the ancestral sword.

So coolio.
Also establishes that he's learned to use the abilities on command, or close to it. If he can deliberately trigger the "return to owner" feature, he's a lot closer to triggering the "fire energy blasts" feature.
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Re: THE OotS Thread, Part IV.

Post by Rogue 9 » 2017-07-08 03:36pm

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Re: THE OotS Thread, Part IV.

Post by Bedlam » 2017-07-09 05:29am

Hel's looking unexpectedly symmetrical at the moment.

Has she appeared before and has she ever had the more traditional one side of her face rotted look?

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Re: THE OotS Thread, Part IV.

Post by Solauren » 2017-07-09 10:25am

Bedlam wrote:
2017-07-09 05:29am
Hel's looking unexpectedly symmetrical at the moment.

Has she appeared before and has she ever had the more traditional one side of her face rotted look?
She has, and no to the rotted face look.

That might be something she just does with mortals to freak them out.

And you know what, truth be told, if a goddess of Hel's power, and probable resulting power, said 'Hey, help me take out this world so I'll be Queen of the gods in the new one, and you get to spend the rest of forever banging me', I'd probably say yes as well.
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Re: THE OotS Thread, Part IV.

Post by Rogue 9 » 2017-07-10 07:40pm

1081 is up. DUN DUN DUUUUUUUUN!
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Re: THE OotS Thread, Part IV.

Post by Solauren » 2017-07-11 08:45pm

Rogue 9 wrote:
2017-07-10 07:40pm
1081 is up. DUN DUN DUUUUUUUUN!
Hel strikes me as a spoiled teenager in that one
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