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2nd May 2013, 6:00 AM
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Rogue Instinct
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Newbiespud 2nd May 2013, 6:00 AM edit delete
This whole scene is full of dog-like things before the main antagonists even show up: Several of Spike's mannerisms, Rarity's pats on the head, the whole buried stash thing akin to a dog hiding a bone in the backyard...

You could call that foreshadowing, or theming, but I'm not gonna. It's just an interesting parallel to draw.


ThousandYearSunrise 2nd May 2013, 6:00 AM edit delete reply
ThousandYearSunrise 2nd May 2013, 6:01 AM edit delete reply



Am I actually the first to post?

I'm scared!
Digo 2nd May 2013, 6:19 AM edit delete reply
I'm scared too.

Speaking of theming, I do that often with dungeons I make so that the players get enough hints on what the end boss is going to be. Funny thing is that despite the hints they seem to still get surprised.

One of the most interesting dungeons I made was an abandoned underground factory that builds Warforged. It was flooded and many rooms were frozen or were quite cold. The cold motif continued with iced over machinery, snow that sprinkled out of ceiling pipes, and the big one where all the treasure was stuff that either protected from or dealt damage in cold.

The fun was the final battle where the last source of heat (a power generator) went critical and threated to drop temperatures so cold that the PCs had to fight an ice golem to get out before they froze to death.
Sadly the campaign stopped before they completed that part.

They did ask why a power source was making things colder instead of hotter. I told them that the facility ran on... Cold Fusion. XD
Zuche 2nd May 2013, 6:22 AM edit delete reply
If I wasn't going fission right now, I'd give you my reaction to that last joke.
Digo 2nd May 2013, 6:36 AM edit delete reply
Oh good, you at least got it. My players didn't think it was very nuclear when I told them the joke.
BakedBad 4th May 2013, 6:00 AM edit delete reply
Sounds like they nearly had a meltdown.
sidhe3141 2nd May 2013, 11:46 AM edit delete reply
Don't be so supercritical.
Zeeth 2nd May 2013, 7:23 AM edit delete reply
Hah! Y'know, I'd probably have said it's a magical heat engine that's pulling heat out of its surroundings, instead of making a proper pun.

I think I need a better sense of humor.