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    NinjaGuy

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    Default Re: OOTS By Page Count

    Now that I have BRitF in my hands, and have had a chance to see all of the nitpicky little details myself, I've done some minor reshuffling of the chart for BRitF.

    First and foremost, I shifted one page out of "Bonus Strips" and into "Other Xtras". I gave it a good long thought and decided that Durkon Turns Undead really does belong in "Other Xtras". It's a lot like the promo strip that is attached to NCftPB, and I've been ignoring Rich's 'official' bonus strip count as it was somewhat inconsistent as to what was counting as a bonus strip from book to book. As an author, that's his well-earned prerogative. But as a curator, I want to try to be a bit more consistent on my charts here.

    I did add a bit to the notes section saying that "Other Xtras" can contain Out of Continuity strips. Yeah, yeah I know. Continuity is a real nebulous concept in OotSland. But I gots to draw my lines somewheres.

    Secondly, three other pages that were either 1/2th of a page or 3/4rs of a page were slightly re-worked in the book. We've already covered what happened in 841. However, the last half of 827 was also expanded (as well has having a Bonus Strip inserted into it [which was indeed counted as a Bonus Strip]). One panel was very slightly altered (to reflect what happened in the Bonus Strip) with the last panel greatly expanded to cover the bottom half of the page.

    Also, the last row of panels in 839 was shifted over to the next page with a brand new long panel replacing it. The second page of 839, in conjunction with the shifted panel, was then expanded to cover the whole page.

    In all three of these cases, using prior precedent of reworked pages [mostly from W&XPs], I have counted the reworked page as an "Online Page" and not a "Bonus Strip" or "Other Xtras". I have also added a note reflecting this saying:

    * A few Online Pages have been resized, reshuffled, and/or had very minor additions made to them. The "Online Page Count" will reflect how the Online Page best maps to a book regardless of any minor "book only" additional changes.

    It ain't perfect, but it'll have to do.

    As a result of all of this, the "Online Page Count" for BRitF was raised by one and the "Xtra Pages" in the Basic Block was lowered by one (the "Other Xtra Pages" in the Advanced bloc was a placeholder number until I received the book and ultimately will remain at the number it was previously due to pages shuffling about).

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    Basic Block

    As of 972
    Book # of Online Strips # of Online Pages* Xtra Pages Total Book Pages
    DCF
    121
    122.5
    37.5
    160
    NCftPB
    180
    197
    47
    244
    W&XP
    183
    242
    46
    288
    DStP
    188
    226
    46
    272
    BRitF
    274
    320
    48
    368
    Book 6
    26
    30
    ???
    ???

    42 pages to go until Book 6 is equal to the size of On the Origins of PCs.



    Advanced Blocks

    Compilation Books as of 972 and Blood Runs in the Family
    Book Online Strips Online Pages* Bonus Strips Chapters Commentary Pages** Other Xtras*** Total Pages
    DCF
    121
    122.5
    18
    5
    8.5
    6
    160
    NCftPB
    180
    197
    12
    10
    16
    9
    244
    W&XP
    183
    242
    14
    8
    15.5
    8.5
    288
    DStP
    188
    226
    17
    9
    12.083
    7.917
    272
    BRitF
    274
    320
    16
    10
    14
    8
    368
    Book 6
    25
    29
    ???
    ???
    ???
    ???
    ???

    Print Only Books
    Book Comic Pages Chapters Commentary** Other Xtras*** Total Pages
    OtOoPC
    66
    n/a
    2
    4
    72
    SoD
    107
    n/a
    2
    3
    112
    SS&DT
    97.5
    4
    5.175
    5.325
    112

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    PDF Comic Pages Cover Page Total Pages
    US
    12
    1
    13
    H&J
    25
    1
    26


    NOTES
    * A few Online Pages have been resized, reshuffled, and/or had very minor additions made to them. The "Online Page Count" will reflect how the Online Page best maps to a book regardless of any minor "book only" additional changes.
    ** Commentary includes the Author Commentaries, Forewords, Introductions, and 'In Character' Prefaces
    *** Other Xtras includes, when applicable, the Recap Strips, Cast of Characters Pages, Character Drawings, Blank/Book Information Pages, Promos, Out of Continuity Bonuses, and Various Other Miscellanea.
    Last edited by Porthos; 2015-01-13 at 12:03 AM.
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