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Newbiespud 18th Jun 2015, 6:00 AM edit delete
It's over! After a little over a week, I'm back home after the electricity fiasco. It was an adventure and a half, but I'm glad to be back in a space I can call my own.

So yes, I've seen Episode 100. To try and spread this out for the people who still haven't, let's say you can start discussing the episode in broad only-minor-spoiler terms today, and on Saturday all bets are off.

If you want to start a Story Time topic, that's certainly alright too. I just don't have the energy to prompt it with anything other than today's comic. (One of the consequences of this "vacation" is that my buffer is shot.)

Notice: Guest comic submissions are open! Guidelines here. Deadline: January 27th, 2023.



Toric 18th Jun 2015, 6:01 AM edit delete reply
Power...returning...strength...increasing...Newbiespud lives again!

Hah. Silly wizards. Running is for lesser beings.
LightWolf 18th Jun 2015, 9:54 AM edit delete reply
Finally I have a story!

It was a a 5e homebrew campaign, and the party's halfling barbarian was up for his event he had to win, a wrestling championship.

Naturally our DM allowed all of us to compete because we didn't really have much of a chance against him. So me and the Ranger decide to enter as well and get matched against each other.

Now I was a Druid so I decided to enter myself as a wolf! Cue for a battle where I danced on two paws and my grappling consisted of humping the leg of the ranger. Best moment was freeing myself from a grapple by sneezing on the rangers head when she grabbed my mouth.
Disloyal Subject 18th Jun 2015, 10:23 PM edit delete reply
Disloyal Subject
Actually, between HP and Concentrate, Constitution can be a pretty important stat for Wizards. The only (single-classed) Wizard of my whole character stash that I've ever seriously considered playing was a marathon runner.
DM's Choice 19th Jun 2015, 10:10 AM edit delete reply
What's so funny about that? In every setting, 1st-level-wizards are always the best runners :D
Masterweaver 18th Jun 2015, 6:06 AM edit delete reply
Story Time: When have you WILLINGLY joined in a challenge that your character just wasn't designed for?
Digo 18th Jun 2015, 6:43 AM edit delete reply
Shadowrun-- We were hired to infiltrate and capture the ringleader of an alleged teen exploitation ring in the suburbs of Seattle. It's a classy neighborhood with fancy mansions, so we have to really be subtle about this job.

With some legwork we learn that our target loves to throw a party every other weekend at his place and invite his friends with 'like-minded' interests. The team sreetsam (imagine Robocop in a 3-piece suit) somehow bribes a contact to give him the date of the next party and that it involves "Teens dressed as maids". Some of us are doing this job more for principal than the money. Not that the money isn't bad. ;)

Anyway, my character (age 18 and the team mage) gets cleaned up by the team, put in a maid outfit, and sent to infiltrate the party. The team sniper poses as a guest there for the 'goods' while the street-sam plays party-supplies delivery man. Okay, so we're at the party and my character... really is not good at socializing here. She's not a bad looker, but certainly not one of these 'petite snowflake' types that the target wants.

The GM asks me to make some social roles to try and blend it. I use my Edge stat for extra luck. It pays off swimmingly! I roll so high on all my social tests that I become the crowd favorite. The bad news?

I'm the crowd favorite. D:

Luckily the team busted the party before our target decided to have his way with my character. Not that I couldn't defend myself, what with being the mage with a pretty strong stun-bolt spell. ;)
Zorro362 18th Jun 2015, 8:09 AM edit delete reply
I have one, it was a home brewed space travel adventure. It was one of those weeks were only a few of us managed to make it to the game, so we did a mini adventure with just myself and the teams mage. I was playing a dwarf from the disco era that prefered to fight with his fists. We ended in the temple of an alien kungfu master that the mage convinces to train us montage style.

Nether myself nor the mage were built for the challenges we had to face. which involved ALOT of athletics checks

like pushing boulders up hill, running while ballencing on logs or standing on a cliff and trying to spotting a temple hidden in the forrest below. I managed to pass the boulder test, instead of athletics I used my much higher strength check to punch the boulders up the hill, while the mage passed by burning down the forest so the temple was no longer hidden.

In the end our final challenge was a meditative one to try to reach enlightenment. This took spirit checks which the mage had in spades, while me, not so much.

In frustration after several failed checks I simply had my dwarf spiritually punch the spirit guide, and got a nat 20. Meaning my dwarf had just punched his way to spiritual enlightenment.
Raxon 18th Jun 2015, 11:20 AM edit delete reply
Oooh! I have a story to tell! So my half-halfling jungle giant monk decided to engaage in a pick up artist competition with an elven bard. Did pretty well, considering charisma was my dump stat. Wearing a thong that emphasized his advantage sorta helped.
Mordenheim 18th Jun 2015, 11:42 AM edit delete reply
We're currently in a Fallout Equestria setting using Kirthfinder rules. We're about to head above the clouds to confront the Enclave and it's supposed to be a stealth mission.

Unfortunately, my character, Slag Hammer, was designed to be the party muscle/tank and has pretty much evolved into a chaotic/good aligned version of DC Comics' Bane.

Sooooo.... Yeah. A scar-covered earth pony nearly the size of a truck (think a muscular Troubleshoes) walking around on clouds with all the stealth capability of a Sherman tank. Not to mention accompanied by a CMC unicorn demolitions expert, a zebra monk, and a talking rabbit priest that floats around in a repurposed spritebot?

Oh yeah.. We're gonna blend right in. XD
Digo 18th Jun 2015, 6:07 AM edit delete reply
Propel yourself with fireball? I'm not familiar with 4e rules, so did 4e fireball get rewritten that it generates pressure from a blastwave?

In 3.5 it did't, but you had the Explosive metamagic feat which actually causes knockback so you can go that route (makes low-level spells hilariously fun).
Toric 18th Jun 2015, 6:34 AM edit delete reply
You know what's a really fun mode of transportation? Casting Levitate on a larger ally, turning them parallel to the ground, hopping on, and casting gust of wind behind you. You can ride them like a surfboard/swampboat going 60mph with no resistance.
LockHeart 18th Jun 2015, 7:30 AM edit delete reply
To be fair... I did play with a group and my goblin wizard won the race... by casting a fireball point blank at the ground behind him to send him screaming forward.

The first trick is learning how crazy you can be. The second trick is learning how to survive it. The third trick is to have a party member collect bets from the crowd as they guess how long I'll live.
ANW 18th Jun 2015, 6:09 AM edit delete reply
For today's contest time
Tell us the most unique weapon you've ever used though out one session.
It can not be based off a regular weapon.
So no blades, staffs, bows, guns,axes or anything of the sort.
It has to be something that usely is not used to harm others.
(Got this idea form reading MLP time loops. Can you beat the winner of cabbage?)
Digo 18th Jun 2015, 6:45 AM edit delete reply
In a super hero type campaign, I played an android that pulled up a parking meter and used it as a bat to take out some minions. The best part is hearing the change rattle inside when you strike. :D
ANW 18th Jun 2015, 8:53 AM edit delete reply
Not bad, but I've seen that happen before. Not in real life of course.
Five out of time.
ANW 18th Jun 2015, 9:03 AM edit delete reply
5 out of 10.(stupid auto-finisher)
Digo 18th Jun 2015, 9:07 AM edit delete reply
I like the '5 out of time' score better. XD
HaruNoHikaru 18th Jun 2015, 9:18 AM edit delete reply
how about the plain ol' superpower to turn things off?
I creamed a guy with that.
grtgfbll 18th Jun 2015, 3:34 PM edit delete reply
So you powered through with anti-power?
Specter 18th Jun 2015, 8:18 AM edit delete reply
I once used sugar to blind our teams enemies, allowing them to either stagger around for a bit, or the barbarian go in for a raging charge. Just for the fact most of the session was in a sugar factory made it real easy to replenish my ammo.
ANW 18th Jun 2015, 8:51 AM edit delete reply
You might just beat the cabbage!
ANW 18th Jun 2015, 9:02 AM edit delete reply
Now that I think about it, you're just hurting their eyes for about a minute.
The fact that you had almost an unlimited supply, and went through the entire session with it does bring you up.
Specter 18th Jun 2015, 10:01 AM edit delete reply
Seeing as we had two sorcerers not present for the game that day, I consider us somewhat lucky we didn't get killed by caramel.
Blueblade 18th Jun 2015, 6:35 PM edit delete reply
Cabbage man: MY CABBAGES!
Zorro362 18th Jun 2015, 8:21 AM edit delete reply
This was not a weapon I used, but rather used by one of our NPC allies a teammate was controlling. We just love that guy, that NPC is just so over the top he was nominated as our favorite one ever after only 2 sessions. We also vowed that we would do our best to ensure that he does not die, which happens to alot of NPCs that join us...

Anyway, guy and our healer were traveling to join up with the rest of us, via horseback. When during the night, a jerk shows up that wants the healer to come with him to "help some whos hurt" it simply screams trap, so after some dialog our healer has the NPC THROW THEIR HORSES AT THE GUY LIKE PROJECTILE WEAPONS! and wouldn't you know it he got a Nat 20 on doing so! it was so sucessful that we declared that to be one of his offical attacks from that day forward.
ANW 18th Jun 2015, 8:58 AM edit delete reply
Does he just carry a horse around?
Painful, but the unethical brings you down.
Disloyal Subject 18th Jun 2015, 9:59 AM edit delete reply
Disloyal Subject
Boo! You never laid down ethical guidelines...
Besides, horse-chucking is a time-honored tradition.
Mykin 18th Jun 2015, 8:41 AM edit delete reply
I've mentioned it here before, but back in the early days, my Human Fighter was turned to stone by a Medusa and her gargoyle minions. Our Dwarven Fighter decided to use my now petrified body as a giant club to basically kill off the enemy before breaking me on one of the heads of a gargoyle at the very end of the session.

Considering my Fighter has been used as a battering ram on multiple occasions, I think I can safely say that he is the best item/weapon.
ANW 18th Jun 2015, 8:56 AM edit delete reply
OK, two words.
Ouch, and painful.
Digo 18th Jun 2015, 9:11 AM edit delete reply
So the dwarf was... taking you for granite? 8)

The most ironic weapon I've ever used was by my dragon character. Managed to score a sneak attack on Magneto... with a Buick.

The beating my dragon got later was worth the look on the GM's face.
terrycloth 18th Jun 2015, 8:51 AM edit delete reply
Shrink Item + molten glass
ANW 18th Jun 2015, 8:55 AM edit delete reply
Lava, but with encasing afterwards as well.
Solitary Performance 18th Jun 2015, 9:32 AM edit delete reply
The most outlandish weapon I've used in a tabletop session had to be what my 3.X Sea Spiritfolk Shaman used... a flaming burst frying pan... which isn't the outlandish weapon in this case. In this case was her ranged weapon, the "Rokugani Battle Muffin", a muffin or roll, lightly stale, lobbed by hand, or served a la tennis via the frying pan, at foes... for like, 1d4 damage a "battle muffin".
ANW 18th Jun 2015, 10:38 AM edit delete reply
Let me guess who beat you later on.
Our favorite mailmare.
Winged Cat 18th Jun 2015, 9:39 AM edit delete reply
So this one time, we kicked in the door with...let's just say, excessive force. So much force that the door went ricocheting around the room, hit the wizard who was in the middle of summoning a demon, knocked him into the magic circle, causing an explosion for...well, there was no need to roll initiative. Fortunately we were all in the corridor outside and thus (barely) protected by the dungeon walls.

Then there was the time our cloud got declared a weapon of mass destruction, the mere presence of which was taken as a declaration of war. (We might have loaded it with a rather large amount of lightning bolts...)

And then there was the dance party. The dancers had enough collective mass that, when they shifted in sync, it was enough to tear the building from its foundation and nudge it just a bit. So the "driver" coordinated the dancing, edging back and forth to drive the building down the street at a decent clip (for a building) and over anyone in its way. (I know, dance combat is a thing, but this is at least an unusual form thereof, yes?)
ANW 18th Jun 2015, 10:46 AM edit delete reply
Three weapons, three scores
Door: what was that door made of to go bouncing all over. 3 It was just an accerdent.
Cloud: sorry to say this, but a lot of elementist uses those 1
Dance: first time I've ever heard of moving a building by inside dance crowd. 7
Winged Cat 18th Jun 2015, 9:51 AM edit delete reply
Actually, would a powered armor suit made entirely out of guns (and actuators connecting the guns) count?

What about dropping a robotic horse (chocobo - close enough) down the length of a volcano shaft (inactive at the time), to hit the boss fighting the party at its bottom?

Or a living, sentient moon, that drops down and goes katamari on its merely mountainous foes? Or, from the beginning of the same campaign, a lawn sprinkler - that fires off a ton or so at a time (variable ammunition, usually stone when used to take down invaders) with a range of 9 miles (most of the "lawn" being farmland)?
Disloyal Subject 18th Jun 2015, 10:02 AM edit delete reply
Disloyal Subject
Now dat's thinking wit' dakka!
ANW 18th Jun 2015, 11:03 AM edit delete reply
Suit: does not count 0
Robot: painful. 6 but only for the uniqueness of it.
Moon: was someone playing Majora's Mask at the time. 7
Lawn sprinkler: OUCH. 6.5 instead of 9 was that you cannot carry it around that easy
Someone 18th Jun 2015, 10:05 AM edit delete reply
A planet.
No, literally.
During a space/otherdimension invasion campaighn we were doing, it turned out that the primary villian of previous campaign(And minor one in this one) got a base deep under Earths crust, that using some weird gravity field shenanigans allowed to manipulate planets trajectory like a giant spaceship. Guess what? I got in it and used it as a giant pinball ball to break the alien fleet(Also destroying couple moons in the process). And caused apocalypse, but who cares about apocalypse, either way we(And the wreck) went back in time through alien wormhole at the end.
ANW 18th Jun 2015, 11:06 AM edit delete reply
You won the contest for the biggest weapo
ANW 18th Jun 2015, 11:08 AM edit delete reply
Biggest weapon, and potentially most damage.
Hyuponia 18th Jun 2015, 10:11 AM edit delete reply
Weirdest weapon I ever used was during a Pathfinder session and I was playing a Oread Monk of the empty hand which used improvised weapons. He couldn't use traditional weapons in the normal way so he picked up whatever he could find to fight and the dm ruled that if I got a crit my makeshift weapon got broken.

For a while he had a nice wooden chair to hit people with. When that broke he used books as a throwing weapon, much to the dismay of the wizard when the monk went to him for ammo. Used a broom and a rake for a short time after that... some poor guys kitchen sink and a dragon's reading glasses after that.

After that the party pooled money together and got him a giant adamantine Nail named FU-RIN-KA-ZAN and that was his weapon for the remainder of the campaign.

Quite an arsenal there...
ANW 18th Jun 2015, 11:11 AM edit delete reply
You definitely won most resourceful.
But because he couldn't keep his weapon from breaking, I'll have to remove some points.
Freemage 18th Jun 2015, 10:28 AM edit delete reply
Hm... Does a pistol count, if you use it as a throwing weapon? That was my wife's--she was a tad frustrated at always missing with her paltry 1 dot in Firearms (oWoD system).

Once upon a time, my spider-climbing Monk discus-threw a brazier full of two dozen eggs at a baddie I couldn't actually injure, hoping to at least blind him a bit. Eggs flew EVERYWHERE.
ANW 18th Jun 2015, 11:12 AM edit delete reply
Gun, no.
The eggs, sounded like a one time thing. 3
Sani2341 18th Jun 2015, 11:45 AM edit delete reply
I´ve used my fair share of unusal weapons:
a stein
flamethrower wielding infantrie as handgrenades
I can give more details to any off them if you need them, but I thinke what takes the cake is the Sonic blast of my fellcaller, it´s an attack where is just shouting but loud enough that everyone up to 40 feet in front of him takes damage equal to an avarege gun of the setting. and no theres no magic involved in this
ANW 19th Jun 2015, 7:00 PM edit delete reply
The first three, I won't score.
The sound blast however, I will.
7, quite powerful.
Evilbob 18th Jun 2015, 12:10 PM edit delete reply
Do spells count?
If spells count, I used a healing spell to take down a "boss" in our Fallout Equestria campaign...

He was a raider who was one-shotting our tankiest tank. It was ridiculous how hard he was creaming us. (The boss was a cameo of one of my characters from another campaign that was slighhhhtttllyyy min-maxed. I think the GM was a little bit bitter...)

So things were getting pretty desperate as we were essentially trapped with this beast who basically took down all my team members with one shot. I only managed to barely survive from being butchered because I was behind everyone (as the team healer) and the raider just ran out of AP.

As team healer, I also had zilch weapons training. So... we were pretty sure it was TPK. In a stroke of inspiration, I asked to do a "First Aid" roll. "Why?" "Well, I want to see if he's hyped on chems or something." He was. So, like the good doctor I was, I used the "Purge System" spell to "heal" the Raider.

Apparently he was hyped up on so many chems that the combined withdrawal effects from their sudden removal reduced one of his SPECIALs to 0 and took him out of combat.
ANW 19th Jun 2015, 7:04 PM edit delete reply
Yes spells might count, but that one is well to small.
Pseudonym Sam 18th Jun 2015, 12:38 PM edit delete reply
Unique weapon? In one fantasy campaign that I GM'ed, I threw a gang of assassins at my players who were having an important formal dinner with a duke. One of my players, a minor nobleman, defended himself with a leg of pork that he had been eating. Despite getting stabbed a few times, our pork-sword hero actually managed to knock out one of the assailants with a smashing blow to the face, and saved the life of the duke without switching weapons to his actual sword.
ANW 19th Jun 2015, 7:06 PM edit delete reply
He got a leg up on that.(that was bad, I know.)
Toric 18th Jun 2015, 12:39 PM edit delete reply
Dust of dryness against a non-water-elemental. We were in this gigantic underground chamber full of bubbling tar. There was no way across, and a wizard hiding in the ceiling to blast us. After a few rounds (in which he became invisible) I decided my rogue/swashbuckler needed a way to attack the flying wizard over the boiling tar. I chose 100 gallons of water in his general vicinity. The resulting steam explosion filled the 90 by 90 room and literally cooked his goose.

Later, we came against a pair of cyclopes that were Large and unpleasant. Because of previous unhappy experiences, I was not going to attack with my kukris. Instead, I threw another dust of dryness pellet with 100 gallons of water as a touch attack, aiming for its mouth. I hit, and the water exploded outward at the back of its throat. It expanded enough that it ruptured the cyclops' innards and drowned/crushed/burst his guts.
ANW 19th Jun 2015, 7:08 PM edit delete reply
Anonymous User 1337 18th Jun 2015, 1:01 PM edit delete reply
In a 5e campaign, my human bard used thunder wave (sonic boom!) to blast down a door, killing 3/5 goblins that were on the other side. The DM and I were the only ones amused.
ANW 19th Jun 2015, 7:09 PM edit delete reply
Sounds familiar.
PLaB 18th Jun 2015, 1:40 PM edit delete reply
My magus once killed a man with a suit of leather armor. He threw it and it snapped the guy's neck.
ANW 19th Jun 2015, 7:07 PM edit delete reply
Sorry, that's regalur armor.
Silver 18th Jun 2015, 3:31 PM edit delete reply
Best has to be from a Pathfinder session, where the party was being arrested by Hellknights.

My character was a half-orc wizard.

How about a thousand angry monkeys as a weapon? (No, I don't know how Summon Mad Monkeys got into her spell book, but I couldn't resist. Bonus: I made the DM laugh so hard he nearly peed himself when I showed him what I wanted to cast).
ANW 19th Jun 2015, 7:10 PM edit delete reply
An army of monkeys?
Robin Bobcat 18th Jun 2015, 3:41 PM edit delete reply
Shadowrun game. I had a Troll physadept. Unlike most physads, he was built for raw power rather than speed. Could literally tear a tank in half.

We were undercover in an ice cream shop, trying to figure out who the new guys shaking down the locals for protection was. Three thugs came in, only one of them made it out the door, thanks to his own boosts. He was a block and a half away when I threw an ice cream scoop at him.
*WHOOSHwhooshwhooshwhoosh whoosh... ... *PING!*

I named the scoop 'Mjolnir' and kept it on my belt.
ANW 19th Jun 2015, 7:11 PM edit delete reply
Knocked out cold.
LegendofMoriad 18th Jun 2015, 4:04 PM unorthodox weapons edit delete reply
I tend to be rather attached to my weapons, and don't end up leaving them behind. I did however, have a monk that ended up using whatever was on hand once, and hit someone with an end table. I don't even think that passed his Damage Resistance, but it was worth it.

I have been in two separate campaigns where people ended up using very odd impromptu weapons. Once, our synthesist summoner grabbed a dog that was attacking us, and smashed a tiefling in the head, killing him. After the dog ran off (yes, it lived!) the DM told us we had killed a ranger with his animal companion!

In another game, our team bugbear was rather friendly with our halfling. To the point where he used the halfling as a pillow. This became an issue in the middle of the night, when we were attacked. Everyone jumped up and started fighting, except for the halfling. He thought screaming was more appropriate, as he was being swung around by the bugbear that had failed to grab his weapon. Upon realizing this, the shocked bugbear let go. The halfling was used as both a melee and ranged weapon that fight.
Raxon 19th Jun 2015, 12:52 AM edit delete reply
Kiddie pools. We were in this warehouse, and my shaman guy was dealing with being hunted by these six dudes who vastly outclassed him. Being the asshole he was, he started opening crates. He found inflatable kiddie pools. Thousands of em. He started using magic to fill them up. Five per turn.

He just left all kinds of things under them, like nails, marbles, and whatever else he could find. Eventially, he ended up filling the warehouse to the top with the damn things. They never did catch him, and eventually ended up hurting each other as they struggled through an ocean of kiddie pools. Firing full auto to puncture the pools is a bad idea, especially when you hit your allies.

One of them gets hit, is unable to see, but knows where it came from. He retaliates in the general direction. Eventually, all of them are hitting each other, trying to make sense of a warehouse full of kiddie pools.

They were weak enough that I managed to pick them off with some well aimed shots from my hiding places with a red ryder bb gun I found. Yes, somebody lost an eye.

Also, remember that the warehouse was quickly filling with these things, and I had found so many crates of them. They were simply dumped all over as soon as they were full. It was sort of like trying to find someone while in a twenty foot deep ball pit. It was dark, restrictive, and pissed them all the hell off.
daftdeafdave 19th Jun 2015, 3:00 AM edit delete reply
Let me tell you the story of the epic battle between Sarnast - God of Justice and Eric - God of Knitting. Sarnast has decided to bring justice to a Midgardian called Dr Abominable - who Eric has taken a liking to. Now Sarnast is already a much better fighter than Eric and gets even better when acting in the pursuit of justice. Eric's going to need a pretty good plan to best her. Unfortunately thinking is not exactly Eric's strong suit. He calls together a brain trust of the finest minds in Asgardian Science to discuss the problem.

Three things are established in the discussion of her weaknesses:

1. Sarnast can't hold her liquor.

2. As a God of Justice she is clearly weak to technicalities.

3. Mouthwash is technically alcohol.

The work of the brain trust done, Eric devises his cunning plan. Since Sarnast has refused his offer of hospitality (to drink and dine in his hall before the battle) this will NOT be honourable combat. Eric lays an elaborate pit trap filled with mouthwash and hides it beneath a realistic knitted cover. The result? Huge success! Eric takes out one of Sarnast's eyes with his dwarf-forged knitting needles and she barely escapes with her life after igniting the mouthwash with her bazooka.
Shchenya 19th Jun 2015, 7:53 AM edit delete reply
Critical mackerel!!

Combination of a deck of many things making an indestructible mackerel and an infinite cup of oil of impact... A 80yr old Babushka-esque goblin cook became the highest party damage on record... Beating the telegraph pole with a (regular sized) nail in...
Masterweaver 19th Jun 2015, 12:43 PM edit delete reply
Javolt's Electrocape. It consists of a pair of Tesla Coils as the COLLAR, as well as having heavily implied solar circuitry as a fabric, spread between four spider struts with gear-like joints, and the whole thing is attached to a big metal chest tazer. It generally operates by shocking him half to death to rapidly build up acharge, can use deadly beam o' lightning or a wide spray of shocking power, started out life being able to double as a deflector shield, and has been upgraded multiple times since then.

This was made by a donkey.

AFTER he survived an explosion.

And replaced his own eyes.
steeevee 1st Jun 2016, 11:52 PM edit delete reply
Warrior/barbarian once used a dead mountain lion as a Flail

held it by the tail and whipped it around till it ripped and the concussed the bard
askthetoybox 18th Jun 2015, 6:10 AM edit delete reply
All of those ideas sound great to me!
CrowMagnon 18th Jun 2015, 7:09 AM edit delete reply
Propelling yourself forward with fireball...

Bakugou from "My Hero Academia" is an explosion wizard! He must have levels in Barbarian too, though.
Disloyal Subject 18th Jun 2015, 10:03 AM edit delete reply
Disloyal Subject
Gestalt is love; gestalt is life.
Guest 18th Jun 2015, 9:36 AM edit delete reply
weirdest weapon?

didn't do it myself but heard tale of a ranger that tried to use a bear trap as a melee weapon. worked fairly well till he crit failed. SNAP Crunch no more arm.

for myself it was the 'Halfling flail'
tied party member to rope and used the 'not kung fu'
Disloyal Subject 18th Jun 2015, 10:04 AM edit delete reply
Disloyal Subject
I've heard of Druid/Barbarians swinging bears; at first that's what I thought you meant.
I've made a halfling-flail too; good times. Although I mostly only used it to trigger traps.
ANW 18th Jun 2015, 11:16 AM edit delete reply
A bear trap. Clever. If he didn't lost his arm.
As for the flail, did it hurt your comrade.
5 or 7
ANW 18th Jun 2015, 11:18 AM edit delete reply
Next time.please post Under the original post. I don't want to go searching for it.
Ishidan 18th Jun 2015, 10:38 AM Dimension Door edit delete reply
Ah. Saw this one did you?
Tatsurou 18th Jun 2015, 11:50 AM edit delete reply
Say Newbie, how about putting your thoughts on Episode 100 in the Author Comments on Saturday's comic? That ought to start a fun discussion!
Guest 18th Jun 2015, 1:09 PM 100 edit delete reply
As a massive doctor who fan and shipper the 100th ep was amazing :3 allons-y
Blueblade 18th Jun 2015, 6:31 PM edit delete reply
grtgfbll 18th Jun 2015, 3:29 PM edit delete reply
I've gotta hear the story behind the fireball thing, too bad it's most likely a Noodle Incident...
j-eagle12212012 18th Jun 2015, 5:43 PM edit delete reply
Finally the Rock has... oh wait...

*Spoiler Free*

Episode 100 "Slice of Life"

there was so much awsome amazing fan service in this episode where to start...

3 of my favorite things

1) so many fannon things are now cannon

2) So many background charecters talk and the cast (yes almost all the voices where done by the main cast) did amazing especially Tabitha St Germain

3) * Minor Spoiler* ... that changeling though

The only thing I didn't really care much for was that Derpy was named Muffins in the credits
Blueblade 18th Jun 2015, 6:31 PM edit delete reply
So now Derpy has 3 names.
Derpy Hooves
Ditzy Doo
and as of the 100th episode
She is the mare of many names.
Masterweaver 19th Jun 2015, 5:23 AM edit delete reply
The grey pegasus took a deep breath, held it for a moment, and....

"My mother wanted to name me Bright Eyes but she was so high on painkillers when I came out that the doctors thought she said Ditzy Doo so that was what they put on their birth certificate but mom still called me bright eyes all the time so when I went to school I was confused when grown up ponies called me by my legal name and a lot of the foals around me started teasing me by calling me Derpy Hooves only I decided I liked Derpy better than Ditzy since Ditzy sort of implied I was airheaded which i'm not I'm just a bit strange thinking so at one point I tried to get my name legally changed to Derpy Hooves so I could take the insult as a badge of pride only there was a paperwork snafu and my full legal name became Derpy Ditzy Doo Hooves but I didn't really care and then later I was given the false cover identity of Bubbles as part of a witness protection program but I spent so long in it that it became an official identity and then most recently I was elected the Muffn Matron Mare in an Equestria-wide voting ceremony and it's usually shrotened to Muffin but it's really more of a title anyway."
EEK 18th Jun 2015, 8:10 PM edit delete reply
Is it strange that as someone with a minor case of autism (Which I believe was the controversy, I started watching this way after it all went down) I find the whole removing, renaming and disappearing of Derpy to be more insulting than anything else
j-eagle12212012 19th Jun 2015, 4:10 AM edit delete reply
Not strange at all, I have Aspergers and I felt the whole Derpy thing was handled wrong. I'm glad she got a lot of screen time this episode and Tabitha St Germain did an awsome job with her voice.
Masterweaver 19th Jun 2015, 5:25 AM edit delete reply
As an aspie myself, I find Derpy's performance in general to be rather inspiring. She clearly has some sort of thing others might call a mental handicap, but not only does she not let it get her down, she clearly does not use it as an excuse or a shield to justify her mistakes and actually lives a very fulfilling life.
Ladyofthelibrary 19th Jun 2015, 5:26 AM edit delete reply
I have a mild head canon that Miss Hooves has a hobby of voice mimicry and has dreamed about alt versions of herself so she just changes her voice ever so often to reflect this.
As an Aspie, I do agree that it was handled wrong and could have been avoided if they had told Miss St. Germain that the character was female in the first place since this whole mess started because the "insulting" voice was a woman imitating a young boy.
EEK 19th Jun 2015, 10:27 AM edit delete reply
Didn't realize there were so many other Aspies here =D, and like I said I got most of my info post from Deviantart and TV tropes so i'm still a bit confused about all of it
j-eagle12212012 19th Jun 2015, 1:07 PM edit delete reply
The "problem" was in the episode "The Last Roundup" in the scene before the theme played Ràinbow Dash said Derpy's name and Derpy was being derpy (Hasbro was saying "hey bronies we appreciate you guys being fans" also DHX had been calling her that,and still do, since the bronies took off with what was an animation error) some parents felt the use of the term Derpy was offensive to special needs people and didn't belong in the show, Hasbro went and removed RD's line and re recorded derpys lines (Tabitha st germain thought derpy was a boy so she did a deeper voice for the charecter) with a normal voice and the animators made her eyes less derped in her scenes.

Jennifer 19th Jun 2015, 12:23 PM edit delete reply
Wait, what?
XanatosDrake 18th Jun 2015, 8:14 PM edit delete reply
So my friend used a spell to compress a lake into the size of a marble and then put it in the bbgs drink. Then once the party was a safe distance away ended the spell compressing the lake. One imploded bbg later he was banned from ever using that spell again.
Xanderman1201 19th Jun 2015, 10:07 AM edit delete reply
So, there was this campaign my brother was running, and the first thing we decide to do after getting the whole group together was, rather than actually following the plot, My Gnoll ranger challenged the Half-Dragon Monk to an arm-wrestling match because literally no one else could challenge either of them in terms of strength. the other characters made a spectacle of it, and the Rogue started taking bets. My Gnoll lost just barely on the very last roll, and the Rouge made a fortune. Basically the entire party to be set for life.
ArenaL5 19th Jun 2015, 4:46 PM edit delete reply
This is my first post here ― first of all, I want to say thank you for your comic! ^_^ I stumbled on it through TVTropes some days ago, and I ran through the entire archive in two or three days ― and right now I'm reading it again. Keep it up!

I also wanted to warn you about a couple of spammers who, sadly for them, didn't pass unnoticed. The last posts at strips and are from shameless self-promoters ― you might want to delete them.
Newbiespud 19th Jun 2015, 6:35 PM edit delete reply
Thanks! I worry about that sometimes, but I can't always read every comment on every past page now that we're this far. I just try to stay current.

At least I've got enough comments on each page that, as people read them, they get to the end of the real content and can easily tell where the difference lies.
TDR 20th Jun 2015, 2:55 AM edit delete reply
Inappropriate use of a spell.

We had a pirate style session going on and our ship was caught in a storm.

Our mage who was insistent that the crowsnest was his, realized that it was a bad place to be during a storm and decided to get down.

He cast feather fall and jumped.

When we finally found him, he was a smear against a lighthouse on the other side of the island we were trying to get to.