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    Elan is useful!

    But more importantly, she has a point. How are they supposed to run and/or escape?

    Also, that ends the speculation on O-Chul's mount.
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    Don't feel bad, Lien. If Elan was here you never would have heard the end of you mentioning all your surviving family all at once. :P
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    Default Re: OOTS #1034 - The Discussion Thread

    Anyone else really curious about the rider?

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    So O-Chul doesn't have a mount, then. Is that even possible for a paladin? Unless he's below level five or something, which I can't help but find a little unlikely.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ChillerInstinct View Post
    Don't feel bad, Lien. If Elan was here you never would have heard the end of you mentioning all your surviving family all at once. :P
    so true !

    At least O'Chul didn't say he was too old for that crap !

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    Hmm, a lot of nods to the community, between this, the attempts to name Durkon*, and explaining why Banjo couldn't vote in the Godsmoot. I'm not sure how keen I am on these nods so often. :P
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    Weird, those Paladins keep saying things that sound perfectly reasonable to me. Especially O-Chul.

    Retreating because nothing is at stake is certainly a novel concept. A shame it's not really a option right now.
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    "In lieu of a plan, you should keep shooting."
    Sounds like 90% of the RPG sessions I've ever played in!
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    Too bad they're not in Pathfinder Lien could smite through that thing and it would pack way more punch.

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    So O-Chul doesn't have a mount, then. Is that even possible for a paladin? Unless he's below level five or something, which I can't help but find a little unlikely.
    He's a multiclass fighter. He likely has very few actual paladin levels.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Christopher K. View Post
    Hmm, a lot of nods to the community, between this, the attempts to name Durkon*, and explaining why Banjo couldn't vote in the Godsmoot. I'm not sure how keen I am on these nods so often. :P
    What "nod to the community" is in this strip?
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    "If I had, we would already be riding it." Great nod to the forum I'd say.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Psyren View Post
    He's a multiclass fighter. He likely has very few actual paladin levels.

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    Man, I wanna spinoff comic series with just these two!

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    Quote Originally Posted by SZbNAhL View Post
    So O-Chul doesn't have a mount, then. Is that even possible for a paladin? Unless he's below level five or something, which I can't help but find a little unlikely.

    We know he was a fighter for a long time. So it IS possible he does not have 5 Lvl of Paladin yet.
    But someone else can surely tell you more.


    Also, I realy like the fact that O-Chul votes for a retreat. Sure, they could fight and might be able to win, but why should they? As he pointed out, there is nobody else to protect. And they dont even know for sure if this rider is evil. He might as well be rather aggressive at protecting his teritory VS those 'intruders'

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    What "nod to the community" is in this strip?
    Oh, I thought you were poking fun at OChul mount speculation.

    Then again the forum talks about every little detail that happens in the strip, so it's inevitable that the strip and the discussions will overlap.
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    Quote Originally Posted by littlebum2002 View Post
    Elan is useful!

    But more importantly, she has a point. How are they supposed to run and/or escape?

    Also, that ends the speculation on O-Chul's mount.
    That basically sums up running in general if you don't have a teleporting mage on your side. Running is so rarely the best option in d&d.
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    Hmm. Now that we have a perspective of the Rider and the Paladins in the same panel without the zoom favouring the other... Rider looks roughly the same size as O-Chul, MAYBE one size class bigger.

    Also, that is DEFINITELY gray hair, and some sort of greenish/brown skin. Goblinoid of some description?
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    There are three halflings at the Godsmoot. Guess how the Gods will destroy the world if Dvalin votes yes.

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    Also, that ends the speculation on O-Chul's mount.
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    Quote Originally Posted by The Giant View Post
    What "nod to the community" is in this strip?
    My first reaction to the Lien's comment about O' Chul's mount was that it was a nod to all the speculation about it that's been going on for years- especially lately.


    But it also makes sense in-story and could just be coincidence, it is true.
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    I love how Lien looks like she's sliding on ice to take cover at the last moment in the second panel !

    It's really cinematic

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    That sounds like a future .pdf; O-Chul gets a mount.
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    Keep shooting... but more importantly, roll natural 20s :D

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    Hah, nice banter, and realism.
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    Quote Originally Posted by SZbNAhL View Post
    So O-Chul doesn't have a mount, then. Is that even possible for a paladin? Unless he's below level five or something, which I can't help but find a little unlikely.
    He's a Fighter/Paladin multiclass. He's probably got less than 5 paladin levels, but he's got a fair number of fighter levels.

    And even if he does have more paladin levels, his mount would simply not be a"super-fast celestial pegasus".

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    Keep shooting... but more importantly, roll natural 20s :D
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    Incidentally, this is why you never see a group of halflings together. Their collective gravitational force could rip apart fabric of space-time. No halfling can ever spend too much time near another halfling, lest they end the planet as they know it. They live solitary lives, separated from their own mothers from infancy, for the sake of the planet. It is a grave burden they bear...
    There are three halflings at the Godsmoot. Guess how the Gods will destroy the world if Dvalin votes yes.

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    So... the raider is female, something we would not have been able to gauge with the old art. A female globinoid? Or are the feet camouflage?

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    Wanna bet?
    Well he says that he doesn't have a fast or flying mount.

    My bet stay on a polar bear (ops the bear is fast...)

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    Couldn't you have posted that just after littlebum took me up on the bet?

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