Tacticular Cancer: We'll have your balls

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In Progress Let's Play the Might and Magic Series!! Hell Yeah!

Discussion in 'Codex Playground' started by Wayward Son, Aug 8, 2016.

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Codexer or LARP?

  1. Codexer

    43.5%
  2. LARP

    10.9%
  3. Don't do this

    6.5%
  4. Who gives a shit, it's gonna be abandoned anyway?

    30.4%
  5. These games are shit (KC)

    8.7%
  1. Wayward Songender: ⚧ Fails to keep valuable team members alive

    Wayward Son
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    I was wondering who on the Codex would be interested in an Elzair's Ultima LP-style LP of Might and Magic (at least the first six games, for now)? If so, then would you rather have me steal recreate characters from other games and LARP the shit outta them (slow speed) or make Codexer based parties (fast speed)?
    Edit: Oh yeah, I'd like it if those of you who vote Codexer give me at least a name and class for a character.

    TABLE OF CONTENTS:
    Might and Magic Book I: Secrets of the Inner Sanctum
    1: Meet the Party

    2: First Steps
    3: Hardware Issues and Oblivion References
    4: Caught in our Sleep
    5: Reunion of Forces (AKA, We're back Mofos)
    6: A Quest for Goldy
    7: A New Level
    8: A Stupid Mistake
    9: Ambushes and Sorpigal Part 1: Pit Trap! Ambush!
    10: Ambushes and Sorpigal Part 2
    11: Ambushes and Sorpigal Part 3
    12: Small Amount of Exploration
    13: Of Castles and Demons
    14: Exploring Sorpigal
    15: Enter Mustawd (The DU Butthurt Chronicles)
    16: Grinding For Gold
    17: Gathering Gold
    18: Last Levels: Part 1
    19: Last Levels: Part 2
    20: Last Levels: Part 3
     
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  2. Aziragender: ⚧ Arcane Patron

    Azira
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    Elzair gave up on his LP. You will too. :rpgcodex:
     
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  3. Wayward Songender: ⚧ Fails to keep valuable team members alive

    Wayward Son
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    I'll try not to... I'll just probably have pauses in between games so that I don't burn out.
     
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  4. Wayward Songender: ⚧ Fails to keep valuable team members alive

    Wayward Son
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    Fuck. If I don't get any people actually voting, then I guess I'll just choose a bunch of random Codexers and roll with that party for MM1-2.
     
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  5. Wayward Songender: ⚧ Fails to keep valuable team members alive

    Wayward Son
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    Hey, nobody. I got impatient and decided on a bunch of random Codexers to pick on for now.
    So our party assembles:
    1 Kalin the Half-Orc Knight
    2 Crooked Bee the Human Paladin
    3 Azira :twisted: the Elfish Archer
    4 DarkUnderlord the Gnome Robber
    5 Grimwulf the Elfish Cleric
    6 Wayward Son the Human Sorcerer
    So, all around, I didn't do too bad.
    Without further ado,
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    Bringing any nostalgia yet? For days come and gone?
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    Here's yours truly. It actually matches what I would give myself in these stats in the real world, except maybe a little less Personality.
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    DarkUnderlord, the lucky motherfucker, robbed us of our daily brofist.
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    Crooked Bee the team's only female (that we know of, I mean, this is a Codexian party after all) She's hot, but will rip your nuts off woth the Might of a Russian bear on vodka.
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    Grimwulf is a charasmatic and funny fellow, though a bit on the weak side. On top of being fun to have around, he's also the only one capable of healing us for a while, so we better keep on his good side.
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    Kalin the fast, hard-hitting Knight. If only he didn't see a Black Cat everywhere he went.
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    Azira the all-around badass Archer. I didn't even have to re-roll for this. This fucker can hit a target the size of a dinner plate from 40 yards away without looking and while eating a hotdog.
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    Our party assembles in the Inn of Sorpigal.
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    We leave the Inn, looking for a blacksmith, to get ourselves some shiny new stabby implements.
    We turn to the left and...
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    There it is! Hah, fancy that.
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    Kalin walked in first, taking the whole 200 GP that we had to our name and spent 80 of it on himself. When equipped, his AC goes up to 7! (High AC is good here for those with no clue)
    He then hands the potato left to the womyn in the group, Crooked Bee../
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    Who buys herself a hand-axe and a set of leather armor. What every girl wants for their 18th birthday, right?
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    Azira takes the money from her and walks up to counter and proceeds to spend most of it on the only bow there, a crossbow. (The prick)
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    Before I can give him a brofist on his find, DarkUnderlord pilfers it (the money and the Brofist) and buys himself a sling.
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    Grimwulf takes what's left of the money and spends it on some padded aromr, the cheapest in the game.
    I don't get any stuff.
    So, with hearts light and much yelling, we begin our adventure.
     
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  6. Dorateengender: ⚧ Arcane

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    Always good to see another ambitious Might & Magic Let's Play, Wayward Son

    If you need a back up character for the bench (and you will want to have a full roster of characters in MMII) you can add Dorateen the dwarf Knight.
     
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  7. Wayward Songender: ⚧ Fails to keep valuable team members alive

    Wayward Son
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    Alright, you'll be added in. After Kalin the Knight reaches level 5, I'll grind you to level 5 and so on etc.
     
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  8. Kalingender: ⚧ Arcane

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    Would brofist you bro, but I don't believe in this button parade sheit and its counterfeit fists. Godspeed to page 4 and beyond!
     
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  9. Wayward Songender: ⚧ Fails to keep valuable team members alive

    Wayward Son
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    Dorateen I'll roll your character tomorrow, I forgot to do it tonight. Or fuck, I may just do it tonight if I feel like it. Others, the update will be coming tonight or tomorrow.
    Edit: Fuck. I just looked at my DOSBox capture folder for MM1. The last one at the end of the chargen update was mm_19.jpg. The last one now is mm_116.jpg. So I might have enough for two or three updates. And that was only after about twenty to thirty minutes of gameplay, so some of them are definitely not worth keeping. I'll make that distinction later.
     
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  10. Wayward Songender: ⚧ Fails to keep valuable team members alive

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    Hey, hey hey... It's Fat Me!
    Here's what's going on. The party has assembled and equipped itself. Now, we exit from the blacksmith.
    Across the street:
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    My mouth waters, but our resident Kodex Kommunistic Dicktator smacks me over the head, "From each according to his abilities for a reason. Ponder that."
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    In our quest for more monies, we find some stairs going down.
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    It leads us to the darkest of all places. THe mind of an evil overlord that makes Fidel Castro+The PC's boss in Tyranny*(Kim Jong Un+Jong Il) look tame. AKA DarkUnderlord's mind. Our party is very afraid. But, Grimwulf has an idea! He will bring light to this darkened arena!
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    Here is the spellcast interface. This is why having the manual is a must. You have to type the level of the spell, then the number of the spell within the level. in this case we want Light:
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    Which is spell 1-5 in the Clerical spell list.
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    We are no longer trapped in DU's mind! We are in a moldy, damp, smelly, bacteria-filled cave. Much better.
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    We run back and save real quick by "Checking in" at the Inn. This saves our character's stats and items, along with the inn they saved at.
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    We go back and enter the previously seen door.
    After going down a corridor, we come across:
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    Some unholy abomination children! Fans of Fallout 3, obviously.
    We try to run from the unholiness, but these larvae surround us.
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    Here's the combat interface. Fairly intuitive and minimalistic. I like it. It does its purpose.
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    Kalin charges in, a glorious badass, his newly acquired splint gleaming from a hidden light source. He slashes his target in half, laughing maniacally the whole way.
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    Crooked Bee follows not far behind, slamming her axe gleefully into the second one's stomach. The morale of the Kodexian Inkline Vanguard (KIV for short) rose to astronomical heights. This world was theirs.
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    Azira takes a casual potshot at another one, taking its head off.
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    I cast spell 1-4, Flame Arrow.
    And deal minimum damage. Grim looks at me grimly and says, "No food tonight." Tears begin to well up in my eyes. I vow to prove myself to be worth a meal to this Kommunistic man-bear.
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    DarkUnderlord attacks and misses, the lack of brofists making him inaccurate.
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    Grimwulf has nothing to do this round, so he 'B'locks.
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    The Fallout 3 fanboy attempts to grab Crooked Bee's unarmored asss, but she's is used to adventuring with Codexers, so she nimbly dodges him.
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    This one, however, attacks the stealer for all he's worth, so not much.
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    This one must have been a Bioware fan.
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    Kalin turns to swing at his attempted rapist, but misses. A Freudian slip, maybe?
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    Bee, however, smashes her attempted rapist's skull in with her axe, a veritable fountain of blood spurting out.
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    Azira hits the Kalin rapist in the dick, but this does not kill him.
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    Wanting to redeem myself, I cast Flame Arrow again.
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    And explode Kalin's rapist. Grimwulf smiles and laughs, "Haha, my Newfag komrade! You may eat tonight!" I was elated.
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    DU redeems his failure earlier, but fails still to do anything worthwhile.
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    He casts First Aid, spell 1-4 on Cleric spell list.
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    I believe he healed Kalin's anal leakage here, but I don't remember TBH.
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    But the Bioware fan is not over. He stabs violently into Kalin.
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    Kalin makes a swing, but misses.
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    CB tries to save her only and closest friend, the only other valiant front-liner on the team. And fails hard.
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    Azira misses his shot, and curses all the heavens.
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    Everyone turns in surprise as a stone flies into the child's temple, killing it. They look at DarkUnderlord who says, "Every Codexer gets one," and proceeded to give Kalin a brofist.
     
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  11. I'm With Her Mustawdgender: ⚧ for prison Self-Ejected

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    Wayward Son, add mustawd, the robber, if DU ever dies.
     
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    Just dropping by to wish you good luck!
     
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  13. Wayward Songender: ⚧ Fails to keep valuable team members alive

    Wayward Son
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    FUCK!! My goddamn shitty-ass laptop fucking froze on me and made me l
    Thanks
    Will do. If not, there's always MM3, 4-5, etc.
    I was actually gonna make you the robber, but I couldn't pass up the brofist thief jokes.
     
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  14. Wayward Songender: ⚧ Fails to keep valuable team members alive

    Wayward Son
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    Update 3
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    DU unlocks the fucking door. Some bullshit about a fucking brofist.
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    Oh noes, being rebels, we turn right the fuck around.
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    "Stop right there, criminal scum!"
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    FIGHT!!!!
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    Kalin instinctively spins and cinematically slices the enemy's head in half.
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    CB fails at anal rapage in battle.
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    Azira casually shoots the one CB was fighting, to hide her ineptness at that point.
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    At this point, I think Kalin likes getting hit.
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    CB nimbly and flexibly dodges this strike.
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    One guy snuck up behind me and took me from the front. No I don't know how, and yes it was so painful that I passed out,
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    DU slings a stone into and through the fucker's head, or at least so I was told.
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    Grimwulf heals me.
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    Kalin, badass extraordinaire, badassing as a badass.
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    CB redeems herself by slicing a guy in half from the dick up, with an axe. Looks like she's been getting lessons from Kalin in badassery.
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    Aira casually snipes the last remaining guy.
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    :salute:
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    After some more traveling, we find another one. Being edgy, we turn...
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    ... to meet our maker.
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    We face it headstrong!
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    Kalin's usual badassery fails them. The group looks scared. How could this be? Kalin was like a god among men (and a womyn).
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    CB then only barely dodges the slithering beast's sexual assault.
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    CB retaliates with all the ferocity of a Amazonian who has been through the Grandmaster ending of Wizardry IV.
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    Azira casually potshots one. This is looking like it'll be easy. Maybe Kalin missed on purpose? Yes, that must be it...
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    My Flame Arrow incinerates the enemy.
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    C'mon DU! Ya gotta git gud!
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    He... must be missing... on... purpose...right?
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    CB's missing too? Oh dear. It's worse than we thought.
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    Azira just keeps his cool, though. We dunno how he does it. It's almost like his Accuracy is just generally higher than is naturally possible.
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    An embarassing moment, but it helps nonetheless.
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    Our reptilian overlord deals MASSIVE damage to the poor beast.
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    Oh no! Looks like their sexual assault was successful this time! She goes down on before them!
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    Here is where Grimwulf heals CB's wounds, unpopping something.
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    Bagawd. How can this be? Can it be that he dropped the 'ass' part of his title and became plain old 'bad'?
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    CB attempts for revenge for her rape, tasteful though it may have been, but it was for naught.
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    Even Azira's potshots can't save us now!
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    He slaps her ass and legs. Nothing new to her, it only enrages her.
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    Shit! I'm outta MP. I can't do anything until I get some rest.
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    DU's stones even fail us. This may be the end of the fledgling Codex.
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    No. It is not. Not today, foul beasts!
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    The Duo of Badassery of KIV is back!
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    But, the victory is not without loss (of pride).
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    VICTORY!!!!
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    XP!!!!
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    We head back, to rest in the safety of the inn (not sure if it has any effect on encounter rate, but i feel like it would).
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    We head here and sign in, a job well done.
     
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  15. Wayward Songender: ⚧ Fails to keep valuable team members alive

    Wayward Son
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    For some reason, I haven't been finding any loot. Do I need to manually search after the fights? Or do the dice just hate me?
     
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  16. Aziragender: ⚧ Arcane Patron

    Azira
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    Never did play this particular game, so I don't know. Guess I'm too ... casual ... :yeah:
     
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  17. Wayward Songender: ⚧ Fails to keep valuable team members alive

    Wayward Son
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    I figured it out. You, btw, are the most badass member of the team so far, with only missing a handful of times. You also
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    pretty much carried the team through a really difficult fight in a magic free zone.
     
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  18. Wayward Songender: ⚧ Fails to keep valuable team members alive

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    A tragedy has occurred!
     
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  19. Wayward Songender: ⚧ Fails to keep valuable team members alive

    Wayward Son
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    Btw, I now have over 700 jpgs of this one game, and haven't even left the town of Sorpigal except for a small expedition. This game is gonna be motherfucking bumfuckingly long.
     
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  20. octaviusgender: ⚧ Prestigious Gentleman Arcane

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    Classic newbie mistake.
    You have to Search after each battle.
     
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  21. Wayward Songender: ⚧ Fails to keep valuable team members alive

    Wayward Son
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    Yeah, I figured that one out. Unusual mechanic in a blobber.
     
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    Hey guys. With all the screenshots I got, I could probably literally release an episode a day for a week or two and not play at all. Of course, that's notgonna happen, and we all know that.
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    We leave the inn. The inn being the only place you can save, we'll be starting with this a lot in this one.
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    We go back down and light up the cavern.
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    DarkUnderlord badassing the doors open with his brolockpicks.
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    What the fuck is a flesh eater? Oh well, let's fight!
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    So yeah. It may look like we are screwed, but only the first three can attack, so we're good.
    Also, Kalin being a suckass
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    But! Crooked Bee avenges that, with blood spurting from the wound. So these things DO bleed! :twisted:
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    Azira!! Why you missing bro?
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    Even I hit!
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    DU can't hit for a shit...
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    This thing bites her flesh. :sexy:
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    Looks like this one is attracted to Azira
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    Kalin getting smacked around
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    Crooked Bee gets revenged right now
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    So, she smacks him with the flat of her axe, showing the creature mercy
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    Azira don't swing that way and fires the arrow straight through the eater's eye.
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    I hit the one CB wounded.
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    It decides to get a Last Gasp strike in on Kalin.
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    This one is infatuated with her.
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    Kalin's badassery is back, lady and gentleman.
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    Azira strikes again. That 19 ACC os really paying off :incline:
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    This flesh eater gets flamed by my arrow and couldn't stand the heat.
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    A whole round of nothing later, he falls to Kalin's mighty swing.
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    :salute:
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    Hmm. Not sure how hard these things will be...
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    Oh yeah. They caught us while we were resting. Not good. The only awake one is Azira.
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    But he still valiantly stands his ground, knowing this day could be his last.
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    And it may have been, had Crooked Bee not awoken this round! Nice instincts.
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    They miss Kalin, meaning he wont be getting up this round.
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    CB takes over where Azira fell, her axe cracking straight through the skellington.
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    Uh oh. We just may be screwed Komrades.
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    But they awaken Kalin. Seeing his fallen and sleeping friends, he decides to slaughter these things and send them back to whatever hell they came from.
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    Kalin almost disables one of them.
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    Luckily, they don't hit him, allowing him to get this blow in, killing the next skeleton.
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    After shrugging off the singular blow that could be dealt him, he severs the spinal column from the rest of the body.
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    :salute:
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    And thank God for that!
     
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  23. Crooked Beegender: ⚧ wide-wandering bee Patron

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    Personally I'd recommend resizing your pics 2x with nearest neighbor. Would make them more legible.
     
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  24. Wayward Songender: ⚧ Fails to keep valuable team members alive

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    'Kay, will try to remember.
     
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  25. Aziragender: ⚧ Arcane Patron

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    Also, keeping the pics behind spoiler tags makes the thread a neater read. When you don't, and you have a lot of pictures, often you have to scroll quite a bit down to get to the actual update. This will not happen with spoiler tags. :salute:
     
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