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26th May 2012, 7:20 AM
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A Gentle Shove
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Newbiespud 26th May 2012, 7:20 AM edit delete
Whoops! Woke up and realized I hadn't set up the comic for this morning's update. Sorry about that.

Anyway, this comic is about the players wanting to do one thing and the DM subtly reminding them they need to do another thing first.


Umiyuri Papaeyra 26th May 2012, 7:41 AM edit delete reply
Umiyuri Papaeyra
Sweetheart! You had me a little worried there.
Ransom 26th May 2012, 7:43 AM edit delete reply
An hour and a half late? UNACCEPTABLE!!!

Heh, looks like Fluttershy's player needed a lesson in genre saviness, not to mention it'd be rather out of character for her to go adventuring alone. I wonder if that's going to be a theme for this session, if the player wants to play her as braver than she actually is.
darkwulf23 26th May 2012, 7:48 AM edit delete reply
As subtle as a carrot being thrown to the head.

I actually was in one 1st level campaign where we were going up stairs about 10 feet wide blocked by two frost zombies with a aura that did 5 cold damage each,(they were side by side and if you engage them you receive a cold damage at ten) and some sort of ghoul that can force blast us down the stairs. On top of that he actually question us "do you fight or do you run away?" Yea, real subtle use of rails there DM.
Mecryte 26th May 2012, 8:00 AM edit delete reply
What are you talking about, You be the Crazy Awesome derailer that slaughters them all.
The MunchKING 26th May 2012, 9:02 AM edit delete reply
The MunchKING
That's what they make crossbows and longbows for. A few headshots from well outside of their ice-range and BAM! they become a non-threat.
Erin Palette 26th May 2012, 10:22 AM edit delete reply
Erin Palette

Clearly, you should have destroyed the staircase. ;)
darkwulf23 26th May 2012, 12:35 PM edit delete reply
Good plan but we're using a poorly balanced group where our Ranger left and dexterity was the group's dumpstat. Magic is still an option though.

And to be honest, I know the zombies would normally be an expected encounter. It's just more what the dm said that made us think.
Bronymous 26th May 2012, 10:30 AM edit delete