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    Quote Originally Posted by Rogar Demonblud View Post
    Okay, this is starting to get ridiculous.

    And we have an S name for the list.
    Maybe a T one as well? They say "Sergio" murdered their leader "Taleggio", so maybe he did that in order to assume his identity...

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    Reasonable supposition, but we need confirmation.

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    Quote Originally Posted by 137ben View Post
    And, Sally created the Gungans and Jar Jar,
    Which, when you take the age she was at the time into account, was a good first attempt. She was,IIRC, reasonable for a decent amount of Kamino. It wasn't until Kashyyk that we got the really detailed stuff.

    Quote Originally Posted by Rogar Demonblud View Post
    To be fair, she was like 4 then.
    Each campaign is about two years apart comic time, and she's in university now, so about 10. Which is reasonable for her creating Jar Jar one game and deciding he's stupid the next.
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    This Xasha guy raises a good point.
    I'd believe him.
    You know, if I didn't know better.
    "If it lives it can be killed.
    If it is dead it can be eaten."

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    More than that. This is the seventh round, and she's like twenty now. Since we don't know how much time the campaigns themselves eat up (several weeks each, at a guess) you have another couple years there. So yeah, 4 or 5. Young enough to need a sitter, which is why Ben brought her in the first place.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Kantaki View Post
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    This Xasha guy raises a good point.
    I'd believe him.
    You know, if I didn't know better.
    I see no reason to believe him. It's a stupid argument, even by Jim's standards. All the one guy has to do is say 'Sergio' changed his name to hide from them, and the other guy can confirm, because 'Umberto' pulled the same trick with them.

    They then probably start negotiating on exactly how long after the laser shotgun wedding he needs to stay alive, and how many pieces of him will need to be cut off to buy that time.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Rogar Demonblud View Post
    I see no reason to believe him. It's a stupid argument, even by Jim's standards. All the one guy has to do is say 'Sergio' changed his name to hide from them, and the other guy can confirm, because 'Umberto' pulled the same trick with them.
    Of course they don't buy it, they do know better after all. Everyone would.
    And yeah, Jim is definitely in top-form on the whole switching his brain off thing.

    They then probably start negotiating on exactly how long after the laser shotgun wedding he needs to stay alive, and how many pieces of him will need to be cut off to buy that time.
    That depends. Long enough to sign the paperwork.
    Maybe some ceremonial stuff?
    Can probably be abridged and/or be done with a body.
    Has there to be offspring? Just put some bits on ice.
    So... maybe two or three hours and at least one.

    Two if cutting something out counts.
    Namely his heart.
    With a spoon.
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    A spoon's too sharp. Maybe a breath mint?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Rogar Demonblud View Post
    A spoon's too sharp. Maybe a breath mint?
    Pudding.
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    Of course, anyone can have multiple names, so they should realize they could both be right.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Rogar Demonblud View Post
    More than that. This is the seventh round, and she's like twenty now. Since we don't know how much time the campaigns themselves eat up (several weeks each, at a guess) you have another couple years there. So yeah, 4 or 5. Young enough to need a sitter, which is why Ben brought her in the first place.
    Sure it's unclear, but I've known parents will get sitters for somewhat older kids. I'd believe 7-8, which puts her at 12ish now.

    I believe the original intention was a session is roughly 15-20 strips. It takes about 1200 to reach E6. By E6 Sally is definitely in university, so she's probably 19-20. 1200/15=80 weeks, which means each campaign likely roughly twenty weeks, which is short but reasonable with the relatively flat power growth. So assuming it's two years from the end of one game to the start of the next one and not from start to start as I originally assumed, we're looking at another two years, so 7-8. Young enough to still want a babysitter (which Ben and Sally's parents can almost certainly afford), but can definitely pick up the mechanics of the apparently fairly complex system.

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    Do we have the suet to try?
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    How about a Jovian Uplift stuck in a Case morph? it makes so little sense.

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    I was hoping that it'd scream a W name for us. Alas.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Rogar Demonblud View Post
    I was hoping that it'd scream a W name for us. Alas.
    Screaming a W-name?
    Willhelm?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Rogar Demonblud View Post
    I was hoping that it'd scream a W name for us. Alas.
    It had already called the guy Xasha, though.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Kantaki View Post
    Screaming a W-name?
    Willhelm?
    Wario?

    Actually, what Italian names are there that start with W?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Rogar Demonblud View Post
    Wario?

    Actually, what Italian names are there that start with W?
    Xasha and Han are hardly Italian though... then again, I don't think Italian names can start with a H or X, so that's probably why. (Well, "Han" in the comic came about as a result of in-game events rather than as part of a pre-written character background, so it figures that it wouldn't necessarily be consistent with the other names. No idea on Xasha though.)

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    Sasha with an X. Which makes sense, since Sasha is a diminutive of Alexand(er/ra).

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    Oh, the unspoilereds are in for such a ride.

    *Laughs in Twi-lek*

    Edit: actually, that was aimed at about 3 strips ago. I am fairly certain that this scene has turned a corner and they can now guess with uncanny accuracy how things are going to go down.

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    You obviously don't watch the new DuckTales, keybounce. Otherwise you'd be familiar with 'failsafes' that consist of a reactor detonation.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Rogar Demonblud View Post
    You obviously don't watch the new DuckTales, keybounce. Otherwise you'd be familiar with 'failsafes' that consist of a reactor detonation.
    Yeah, keybounce, c'mon. I mean...

    I thought "failsafe" systems were supposed to be "safe" when they fail.
    Don't you know what happens when you shoot a door's locking mechanism (especially if it's electronic) in a movie? It's whatever needs to happen for the plot to move forward. Which can be either opening it or making it impossible to open. I'd assume the same principle here. "Failsafe" in movies is just a fancy word for a plot device.

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    Well, Xasha managed to screw up bad enough both sides knew his deal. But then the sci-fi equivalent of A Man With A Gun happened, and we will now be dealing with A Rampaging Alien.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Rogar Demonblud View Post
    You obviously don't watch the new DuckTales, keybounce. Otherwise you'd be familiar with 'failsafes' that consist of a reactor detonation.
    I think I've seen about 2.25 seasons of it so far, actually.

    And frankly, I was trying to describe Fnaf, with the whole "If you lose power, your door is open and you are vulnerable" shtick.

    But, I guess that's just another plot device.
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    Ah, the tried and true "I Don't Have To Outrun The Bear" ploy.

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    And I can pencil in a Y name on the list. But we need info going the other way. Mainly, I want to know if Jim tried to pull off a Laurentio.

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    At this rate he'll definitely hit Z before Kylo stabs him.


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    As a GM, never waste time asking questions like this to try and get the players to understand what you are saying. You just tell them flat out "You left that on the other ship and won't have it until you go back to get it" and get on with your limited game time.

    And memnarch, those blasters did come up again. As part of the typical Jim scheme involving the pod race.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Rogar Demonblud View Post
    And memnarch, those blasters did come up again. As part of the typical Jim scheme involving the pod race.
    It's "brilliant plan". Not "typical Jim idea".
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    If it is dead it can be eaten."

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    Quote Originally Posted by Rogar Demonblud View Post
    You just tell them flat out "You left that on the other ship and won't have it until you go back to get it" and get on with your limited game time.
    You expect Pete's characters not to carry their equipment at all times? He probably took an increased carrying capacity and 15 ranks in sleight of hand so she can hide his staff in her robes.


    Also silly GM. Rey's staff is only six feet long, much more manoeuvrable.
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    So here I am, trapped in my laboratory, trying to create a Mechabeast that's powerful enough to take down the howling horde outside my door, but also won't join them once it realizes what I've done...twentieth time's the charm, right?
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    How about a Jovian Uplift stuck in a Case morph? it makes so little sense.

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    At this rate he'll definitely hit Z before Kylo stabs him.
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    This rate (and relatively weak justification) makes me think he's actively planning that with the DM. Gotta make it to Z before his 3rd "best death ever", and hope that this time he can make it stick!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Rogar Demonblud View Post
    Ah, the tried and true "I Don't Have To Outrun The Bear" ploy.
    Like father, like daughter.

    Oh, and memnarch? This is them re=enacting the scene with Luke and the dianoga on the Death Star.

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