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@  PlutoniumBoss : (18 January 2021 - 09:43 PM)

You could if you really wanted to.

@  -LittleAutob... : (18 January 2021 - 01:35 PM)

Nadie puede decir algo diferente >:D

@  -LittleAutob... : (18 January 2021 - 01:35 PM)

......... all wounds heal through God. *walks off*

@  TheMightyMol... : (18 January 2021 - 01:01 PM)

Let me know when the WEAPONs wake up.

@  tigerhawk : (18 January 2021 - 05:18 AM)

Or is the wound the Earth healing.

@  unluckiness : (18 January 2021 - 03:32 AM)

Healing is just destroying the wound

@  PlutoniumBoss : (17 January 2021 - 06:08 PM)

But eventually destroys everything.

@  tigerhawk : (17 January 2021 - 05:03 PM)

Heals many wounds

@  PlutoniumBoss : (17 January 2021 - 02:03 PM)

Time.

@  wonko the sane? : (17 January 2021 - 07:53 AM)

I dunno, maybe. I'm not clairvoyant either...

@  Nevermore : (17 January 2021 - 04:30 AM)

Covid?

@  wonko the sane? : (16 January 2021 - 09:50 PM)

At this point, if I'm going to die then it won't be the wait what killed me. It didn't help any, mind you, but it's not what got me.

@  PlutoniumBoss : (16 January 2021 - 09:37 PM)

Technically we are all literally dying to play with our next figure.

@  wonko the sane? : (16 January 2021 - 05:36 PM)

I am figuratively dying to play with that cheetor.

@  wonko the sane? : (16 January 2021 - 04:39 PM)

Still waiting for my box from BBTS to arrive.

@  tigerhawk : (16 January 2021 - 04:29 PM)

Kingdoms is fantabulous and it's only the first wave.

@  tigerhawk : (12 January 2021 - 12:10 PM)

My Super Collection Megatron always had two left legs and I just discovered my Thrilling 30 Crosscut has two right hips.

@  Nevermore : (11 January 2021 - 07:56 PM)

Fortunately, it's only Netflix Hound, so not really much of a loss here.

@  Nevermore : (11 January 2021 - 07:55 PM)

So it's been a while since I've had a misassembled Transformers toy.

@  Echowarrior : (11 January 2021 - 10:02 AM)

More Micromasters would be welcome.

@  TheMightyMol... : (11 January 2021 - 06:15 AM)

Instructions unclear, have more sports cars.

@  tigerhawk : (11 January 2021 - 01:57 AM)

Or they could make the other Micromasters of the teams they half assed.

@  ▲ndrusi : (10 January 2021 - 11:20 PM)

There should be a box set of eight Stakeouts.

@  Bass X0 : (10 January 2021 - 08:27 PM)

There should be a box-set of Thrust, Dirge and Ramjet. But I'm not expecting it.

@  Nevermore : (10 January 2021 - 07:51 PM)

I hope there are re-releases this year!

@  tigerhawk : (10 January 2021 - 03:59 PM)

I hope there's rereleases of Earthrise Ramjet, Dirge and Ratchet next year.

@  wonko the sane? : (08 January 2021 - 07:51 AM)

Oh no, he was loved. I'd argue he could have had a better life physically, but he was loved. Deeply.

@  Telly : (08 January 2021 - 01:42 AM)

as long s/he gave love and was loved, it was a good life

@  Echowarrior : (07 January 2021 - 11:10 PM)

Poor puppy. Poor kid.

@  CORVUS : (07 January 2021 - 03:04 PM)

My condolences :(

@  wonko the sane? : (07 January 2021 - 10:45 AM)

So: My sisters dog just had a heart attack and died... while her 12 year old son was walking him. Welcome to 2021 everybody!

@  Dekafox : (04 January 2021 - 07:24 PM)

Except they're Deceptican'ts usually.

@  Devcon : (04 January 2021 - 05:17 PM)

Depending on which dub: Either Decepticons or Decepticans.

@  Bass X0 : (04 January 2021 - 05:03 PM)

Deception is the French word for disappointment. What does that make the Decepticons in France?

@  Echowarrior : (03 January 2021 - 11:29 PM)

We're just tiny little specks, about the size of Mickey Rooney.

@  TheMightyMol... : (03 January 2021 - 04:33 PM)

It's a great big universe, and we're all really puny.

@  Rycochet : (03 January 2021 - 01:30 PM)

That's orbiting at nineteen miles a second, so it's reckoned, a sun that is the source of all our power

@  Rycochet : (03 January 2021 - 01:30 PM)

Just remember that you're standing on a planet that's evolving and revolving at nine hundred miles an hour.

@  TM2-Megatron : (02 January 2021 - 11:57 PM)

relative to the speed that it's swirling around the centre of the galaxy, its rotation is fairly slow

@  PlutoniumBoss : (02 January 2021 - 09:31 PM)

I'd like to make myself believe that planet Earth turns slowly.

@  -LittleAutob... : (02 January 2021 - 07:21 PM)

The Earth moving gave us 2021.

@  ▲ndrusi : (02 January 2021 - 10:50 AM)

It does that.

@  tigerhawk : (02 January 2021 - 10:11 AM)

I think the Earth is moving.

@  Nevermore : (02 January 2021 - 06:35 AM)

Sunday evenings are awesome. Looking at the clock at 8 PM and thinking "I still have plenty of time before going to bed..."

@  Nevermore : (02 January 2021 - 06:33 AM)

Now I've been working permanent late shift for almost three years. Don't regret it one bit. One of the rare cases where the needs of the company overlap with my own preferences.

@  Nevermore : (02 January 2021 - 06:32 AM)

Before the permanent late shift was introduced three years ago (which I volunteered for as soon as the form became available), I always tended to plan my vacation for early shift weeks. Since the majority of the people in most departments prefer to work early shift and thus tended to plan their vacation for late shift weeks, there were usually enough slots available for me to get my request fulfilled.

@  TM2-Megatron : (01 January 2021 - 05:26 PM)

I was promoted last December, so this past year is my first with the company where I've been able to get whatever vacation I wanted. Instead of competing with 100 other people, there's now only 1 (out of 3 others who share my job) that's been in the building longer than me, and so has first dibs at weeks. It's pretty easy to work it out between ourselves before we give in our requests, though

@  TM2-Megatron : (01 January 2021 - 05:24 PM)

But there's also departments to consider, since we have a varieity of types of machines and not everyone is qualified to run everything. Altogether, there are a lot of ways you can get screwed

@  TM2-Megatron : (01 January 2021 - 05:21 PM)

So a few of the same rules, a few different ones. For regular employees, requests need to be in by January 15th. If they are, those are doled out based on seniority. You're only guaranteed 2 weeks in "prime time" (basically June, July, August). Anything submitted after January 15th is given out first come, first served based on availability

@  SHIELD Agent 47 : (01 January 2021 - 02:39 PM)

So who said "Jumanji!"?


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#21 Sharkshadow

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Posted 22 February 2019 - 05:28 AM

 my character did not survive the next session when his debt to the elemental came due so it kinda worked out. so i made a dwarf with a combat segway afterwards. 



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Posted 22 February 2019 - 07:56 AM

Have I ever told you guys about how our Neutral Good Cleric had his alignment changed by the DM to Chaotic Neutral because he kept doing stupid shit?


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Posted 22 February 2019 - 08:01 AM

How does that work?

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#24 TheMightyMollusk

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Posted 22 February 2019 - 08:17 AM

Rule Zero: What the DM says, goes.

If you're not gonna act your alignment, you lose it.

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Posted 22 February 2019 - 12:34 PM

 

How? What happened?

i was playing a troll mage and i had spent the cash on an item that was basically a Rolodex of elemental beings. so i summoned an elder fire elemental and let him go to town.  our parties other mage called me an idiot for summoning an unbound elemental and summoned a giant water elemental. kaiju fights ensued while we tried to steal our target. 

 

 

In our group, someone summoned a dragon far beyond his ability to control... in his apartment. And ended up getting KO'd for days.

 

Somehow our planning sessions always turn out far more dangerous than the actual missions.


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Posted 22 February 2019 - 12:48 PM

Not one of the great dragons, of course, just a little spirit thing that was way over our level. Not that it really mattered what anyone else's level was, he did it alone and no one knew anything about it until he woke up and told us. 

 

The team also left me to sleep through one of the runs entirely once. It was nice. Cozy. I pretended to have been there and got paid anyway. 

 

Meanwhile the other, somewhat more efficient campaign group is seducing great dragons and pissing off Lofwyr himself.

 

But yeah it's a valid point that there really is a much higher threat of mortality so far outside of actual runs. Maybe we should like, break into a random Aztech warehouse and do our planning from there next time. So it's safer.


Shouldn't gravity be doing something?
 
Of course there's a figure of Rodimus as some kind of animal girl. Why would I be surprised by this?

 


#27 Princess Viola

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Posted 22 February 2019 - 12:57 PM

what the hug does any of this shit have to do with transformers


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#28 TheMightyMollusk

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Posted 22 February 2019 - 12:58 PM

It transforms DMs into a quivering pile of terror and rage at just how far players will go to avoid doing what they're actually supposed to be doing. That counts!

#29 Copper Bezel

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Posted 22 February 2019 - 01:00 PM

Nothing! 

 

You win a goat!

 

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Shouldn't gravity be doing something?
 
Of course there's a figure of Rodimus as some kind of animal girl. Why would I be surprised by this?

 


#30 TheMightyMollusk

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Posted 22 February 2019 - 01:01 PM

How much HP does it have? Asking for a friend.

#31 Copper Bezel

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Posted 22 February 2019 - 01:11 PM

I named my Lynx drone HB for Howlback. That was kind of a Transformers connection. 

 

Someone wanted to name the truck a Transformers name early on but I shot that down. 

 

So Siege Optimus is pretty dope, yeah?


Shouldn't gravity be doing something?
 
Of course there's a figure of Rodimus as some kind of animal girl. Why would I be surprised by this?

 


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Posted 22 February 2019 - 01:14 PM

Shadowrun seems like one of the more interesting subjects I haven't delved too deeply into. From what little I've seen and heard of there's a strong sense of identity in how the world works, whether that's despite or because of its derivativeness.

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Posted 22 February 2019 - 02:28 PM

Shadowrun seems like one of the more interesting subjects I haven't delved too deeply into. From what little I've seen and heard of there's a strong sense of identity in how the world works, whether that's despite or because of its derivativeness.

Personally I prefer the way Shin Megami Tensei does it because it brings in stuff from all ancient myths and legends instead of being weirdly focused on a 20th century fantasy novel. Too bad there isn't a TTRPG based on it.


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Posted 22 February 2019 - 02:49 PM

Yeah, I'm in it for the Gibson and not the Tolkien myself. My character is a rigger (drone operator) and my backup character is a decker (hacker). Magic is a thing that happens around sometimes that neither character has much interest or any real knowledge in. And since it's a furry group and 70% of us are surge mutants, a lot of the human-elf-orc stuff is relatively low key, because those are just different sizes and demeanors that normal acceptable people come in and we're largely not.
Shouldn't gravity be doing something?
 
Of course there's a figure of Rodimus as some kind of animal girl. Why would I be surprised by this?

 


#35 Logicron

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Posted 22 February 2019 - 02:54 PM

Like, I'm fine with mixing fantasy and cyberpunk, I just find it weird how most of Shadowrun's fantasy elements are based on LOTR specifically.



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Posted 22 February 2019 - 02:58 PM

They're not really. Shadowrun's stock fantasy races are mainly mutated humans and descendants of humans unlike Tolkien's (and probably the more conventional) idea of separate origins.

Even with things like the immortal elves, I'm not sure if there's much of anything that's more "specifically LOTR" than most fantasy that started at about the same time period as Shadowrun.

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Posted 22 February 2019 - 03:00 PM

But as for ending up with a similar selection, I have to assume it's just the fact that D&D uses a lot of Tolkien-associated parts and Shadowrun was marketing to D&D players, since at one time all tabletop players were D&D players, so it used bits they were familiar with.

 

This really is consuming the TF thread, think I'm going to split.


Shouldn't gravity be doing something?
 
Of course there's a figure of Rodimus as some kind of animal girl. Why would I be surprised by this?

 


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Posted 22 February 2019 - 03:21 PM

Kinda wish i could join this crazy world.

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Posted 22 February 2019 - 03:27 PM

To me, the thing that makes a fantasy setting feel like it's drawing on the Tolkien-influenced pool isn't so much any one element as it is the way they come as a set. If there are orcs, there are probably snooty elves and likely some halflings somewhere around. But I also have to recognize that the way Western fantasy got aligned around Tolkien expectations isn't really any different from how space sci-fi has tended to borrow the backbone of the world of Star Trek as its starting point to build from, this similar suite of devices and commonplaces. It nonetheless always bugs me a little. I get that there's a benefit to having a shared set of expectations about the world we can jump past to get into the good stuff, but it means that Western-oriented magical worlds have a tendency to all have a very similar flavor.

 

If I was going to introduce magic into a cyberpunk setting myself, I don't think that's how I'd want to go about it. And I really get the sense it was more than anything an effort to offer new players some of the trappings they were familiar with from D&D specifically. 


Shouldn't gravity be doing something?
 
Of course there's a figure of Rodimus as some kind of animal girl. Why would I be surprised by this?

 


#40 TheMightyMollusk

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Posted 22 February 2019 - 03:29 PM

I miss tabletop gaming.




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