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    Quote Originally Posted by Rodin View Post
    Actually, that last doesn't appear to be particularly notable. All Sparks write in code. It's a reference to how alchemists usually tried to hide their work, because they were afraid someone would steal their work. Just look at how difficult it was for Agatha to decode van Rijin's book. Split pages, invisible writing, etc. Code that could be broken by a team of (presumably non-Sparky) cryptographers would be child's play in comparison.

    We've seen some of the protagonist Sparks read coded notes like they were reading a book. Beetle's notes were probably extra encrypted because he had so much to hide, but I'm betting the Baron would have been able to break the code relatively quickly if he'd been so inclined. He just had other, more important things to work on. Once Beetle was dead and the Hive Engine secure, the actual reason for his actions was no longer pressing.
    I'll admit I was reaching a bit with that one. My general point is just that sparks tend not to stick to one field.

    Incidentally, another example just occured to me: Count Wolkenstorfer, builder of giant robot suits, expert in electromagnetism and somehow solved the Collatz Conjecture in his head. And he's not even a major spark.

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    Quote Originally Posted by SZbNAhL View Post
    I'll admit I was reaching a bit with that one. My general point is just that sparks tend not to stick to one field.

    Incidentally, another example just occured to me: Count Wolkenstorfer, builder of giant robot suits, expert in electromagnetism and somehow solved the Collatz Conjecture in his head. And he's not even a major spark.
    It seems like they tend to revolve around an overarching field, though, which is why Agatha and Gil being able to do so many things is ostensibly uncommon?
    Then again, it's possible that, say, Gil is more dedicated to physics and aerodynamics (flying machine, lightning rod, etc), and then fixed Punch and Judy based off of techniques he learned in Zagreb as opposed to out of pure sparkiness. Though we wouldn't know to what degree, and Gil appears to have a wider variety of abilities general.

    Side note: apparently Leopold is a Mongfish project, but Seffie, Tarvek, and Martellus are not, at least not significantly.
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    Quote Originally Posted by J.R.R. Tolkien, 1955
    I thought Tom Bombadil dreadful but worse still was the announcer's preliminary remarks that Goldberry was his daughter (!), and that Willowman was an ally of Mordor (!!).

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    I don't know how much of Agatha's Sparkiness is a result of Lucrezia's tinkering; it seems like Agatha has a strong specialization in robotics and to a lesser extent AI, and while Lulu has an interest in AI as a side-effect of her passion for dealing with consciousness, she doesn't seem to care in the slightest about robotics.

    Thinking about it, if I had to put a label on Gil's Sparky specialization, I'd characterize him as a... the best way I can think of is as a 'Innovator Spark'. Klaus was unquestionably a monstrously powerful Spark, able to understand, break down, and syncretize the works of other Sparks, which allows him to improve on their work, but it's incremental improvements- slightly better efficiency here, a useful symbiosis there, all adding up eventually to a game-breaking army, but he doesn't really innovate, at least that we've seen. Gil, on the other hand, seems to tend towards wanting to find new ways to tackle old problems, meaning he ends up with things like Adaptive AI, inventing heavier-than-air flight, lightning sticks, and the like.

    ... in an odd way, that almost makes it so that Gil is the future, and Tarvek is the past. Tarvek is all about reviving the Golden Age of the Storm King, bringing back the legendary feats of past great Sparks and the Coalition of West; his greatest works are re-discoveries. Gil, on the other hand, is all about the Pax Transylvania and his greatest works are new things that haven't been seen before. Legend and Progress, as it were.
    Times being what they are, the stars aligning and the End of All Things barely registered as background noise.

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    So uh, apparently the Girl Genius Roleplaying Game by GURPS released over a month ago with almost no fanfare. So that's a thing now.

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    Quote Originally Posted by TeChameleon View Post
    I don't know how much of Agatha's Sparkiness is a result of Lucrezia's tinkering; it seems like Agatha has a strong specialization in robotics and to a lesser extent AI, and while Lulu has an interest in AI as a side-effect of her passion for dealing with consciousness, she doesn't seem to care in the slightest about robotics.
    She does care about robotics as well, just much more advanced robotics than the steampunk clanks other Sparks are tinkering with.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Gez View Post
    Which raises the question if time-travelling Lu has actually been into the future and learned techniques from 21st or 22nd century Sparks. Imagine grabbing Albert Einstein, bringing him into the modern day, and letting him hang out at CERN for a few months, then send him back.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Spamotron View Post
    So uh, apparently the Girl Genius Roleplaying Game by GURPS released over a month ago with almost no fanfare. So that's a thing now.
    Wait, it's out? I knew it was coming, but I'd missed that we had a release date, much less one that had come and gone.

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    Quote Originally Posted by runeghost View Post
    Wait, it's out? I knew it was coming, but I'd missed that we had a release date, much less one that had come and gone.
    They're selling a PDF file on the Steve Jackson website. The Kickstarter campaign for the physical version hasn't launched yet.

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    It does say 'prerelease version', maybe they're waiting for a proper release to announce it?
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    ...annnd we're on a shoulder-surgery hyatus. https://www.girlgeniusonline.com/com...?date=20210927 Get well soon!
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    Yes, yesterday's later-than-usual page shows that Phil is not ambidextrous. I hope for both his sake and ours that he recovers quickly.

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    Quote Originally Posted by DavidSh View Post
    Yes, yesterday's later-than-usual page shows that Phil is not ambidextrous. I hope for both his sake and ours that he recovers quickly.
    This is a perfect opportunity to become ambidextrous! Shame the painkillers make his drawing completely incomprehensible. Is that agatha saying some semirandom exclamation?
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    I think Agatha is saying "Spare". Which is obviously a reference to Tarvek as the spare boyfriend in case Gil is killed.
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    I think she's saying "SCIenCE", as a good spark would!
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    Considering that they've pretty much never missed a slot without at least giving us something, if only artwork ... I reckon Phil has well earned a rest, surgery or not.

    S _ _ P A _ E

    I can see a "spare" in that if I squint right. I don't see a "science" as it would have to be a (rather large) lowercase "e" followed by an uppercase "E".

    Or... He could be trolling* us, and just putting random letters.



    * - Or the painkillers are very strong...
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    Quote Originally Posted by Manga Shoggoth View Post
    Considering that they've pretty much never missed a slot without at least giving us something, if only artwork ... I reckon Phil has well earned a rest, surgery or not.

    S _ _ P A _ E

    I can see a "spare" in that if I squint right. I don't see a "science" as it would have to be a (rather large) lowercase "e" followed by an uppercase "E".

    Or... He could be trolling* us, and just putting random letters.

    * - Or the painkillers are very strong...
    The "P" is his attempt at a capital A using only one stroke of the pencil. And the A is an N that only got 2/3rds finished.

    And he's totally earned a rest, but it would be amusing if the strip carried on using stick figures or something.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Manga Shoggoth View Post
    I can see a "spare" in that if I squint right. I don't see a "science" as it would have to be a (rather large) lowercase "e" followed by an uppercase "E".
    Yep, that's how I read it -- SCIenCE, mixing upper and lowercase. It fits the number of letters, the shape of the letters, and it's a random word that makes sense for the comic and the character.
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    So, to kill time while Phil takes a much-needed and -deserved break...

    How many plot threads are still in play in Girl Genius right now?
    Times being what they are, the stars aligning and the End of All Things barely registered as background noise.

    At a bit of a loss as to what to do next, and with bills to pay, a certain Elder Thing has taken up bartending.

    This is...

    The Last Call of Cthulhu

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    Major:
    1. The Mechanicsburg time bubble
    2. The Agatha - Gil - Tarvek love triangle
    3. The Other
    4. Zola and the Polar Lord's invasions, assuming not controlled by The Other
    5. Martellus and Tarvek competing to be the next Storm King


    Minor:
    1. Zeetha's search for a way back to Skifander
    2. The search for Prende's lantern
    3. The troubles with the Deep Ones
    4. Bang and Zeetha


    The thing is, most of the minor stuff plays into the major stuff, which is how it should be.

    And now, a random thought.

    Grandma Sturmvarous seized Zola in Paris, with appropriate evil bad gal MWAHAHAHAing.
    And now Zola's empire is invading.
    My first thought was that Grandma was setting Martellus up to repel the invasion and be heroic.
    My random thought is that Grandma is another aspect of The Other who has gleefully regained control of Zola and perhaps figured out a way to de-compartmentalize the Lucrezia mind from the Zola mind, so that Lu can have a nice young body to play in.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Shining Wrath View Post
    Major:
    1. The Mechanicsburg time bubble
    2. The Agatha - Gil - Tarvek love triangle
    3. The Other
    4. Zola and the Polar Lord's invasions, assuming not controlled by The Other
    5. Martellus and Tarvek competing to be the next Storm King


    Minor:
    1. Zeetha's search for a way back to Skifander
    2. The search for Prende's lantern
    3. The troubles with the Deep Ones
    4. Bang and Zeetha


    The thing is, most of the minor stuff plays into the major stuff, which is how it should be.

    A few more suggestions:

    Doctor Zapnoodle's extradimensional shenanigans. Kind of borderline because I don't think it'd actually be a narrative problem if that thread was never revisited, but at the time the characters leaned pretty heavily on the "What if he SURVIVES and becomes MORE POWERFUL" button.

    Queen Albia's machinations. Especially as embodied by her honeypot agents that she's sent along with Agatha and Gil. How badly does she want to keep Agatha for her "garden" exactly?

    Like a half dozen minor character arcs in Mechanicsburg. A *lot* of well-developed characters are, last we saw, still frozen in time. Assuming solving the time bubble isn't the endgame conflict (which given its prominence, it might well be!), popping that bubble will unleash major players like the Jaeger generals, the Castle's former prisoners (especially Von Zinzer, who still needs to show up in that "time window" alongside Agatha and Geister!Gil at some point), and more back into the world.

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    Quote Originally Posted by DaFlipp View Post
    A few more suggestions:

    Doctor Zapnoodle's extradimensional shenanigans. Kind of borderline because I don't think it'd actually be a narrative problem if that thread was never revisited, but at the time the characters leaned pretty heavily on the "What if he SURVIVES and becomes MORE POWERFUL" button.

    Queen Albia's machinations. Especially as embodied by her honeypot agents that she's sent along with Agatha and Gil. How badly does she want to keep Agatha for her "garden" exactly?

    Like a half dozen minor character arcs in Mechanicsburg. A *lot* of well-developed characters are, last we saw, still frozen in time. Assuming solving the time bubble isn't the endgame conflict (which given its prominence, it might well be!), popping that bubble will unleash major players like the Jaeger generals, the Castle's former prisoners (especially Von Zinzer, who still needs to show up in that "time window" alongside Agatha and Geister!Gil at some point), and more back into the world.
    We also have General Vole, who came with Higgs to Paris, then vanished. A loose end, if Vole never appears again we'll shrug and move on, but still out there.
    I wonder if Vole is the solution to the Bang / Zeetha dilemma; he'll convince Bang that violence is not the answer, and if she still tries to kill Zeetha he'll stop her in the approved Jager method of stopping people who are trying to kill the Heterodyne's best friend.

    Also, Othar's quest needs to find resolution. Either he gives up his plan, or he dies, or he gets banished to some other place or time.
    Possibly Othar could wind up sacrificing himself to take out The Other.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Shining Wrath View Post
    Major:
    1. The Mechanicsburg time bubble
    2. The Agatha - Gil - Tarvek love triangle
    3. The Other
    4. Zola and the Polar Lord's invasions, assuming not controlled by The Other
    5. Martellus and Tarvek competing to be the next Storm King


    Minor:
    1. Zeetha's search for a way back to Skifander
    2. The search for Prende's lantern
    3. The troubles with the Deep Ones
    4. Bang and Zeetha


    The thing is, most of the minor stuff plays into the major stuff, which is how it should be.

    And now, a random thought.

    Grandma Sturmvarous seized Zola in Paris, with appropriate evil bad gal MWAHAHAHAing.
    And now Zola's empire is invading.
    My first thought was that Grandma was setting Martellus up to repel the invasion and be heroic.
    My random thought is that Grandma is another aspect of The Other who has gleefully regained control of Zola and perhaps figured out a way to de-compartmentalize the Lucrezia mind from the Zola mind, so that Lu can have a nice young body to play in.
    Also Krisp getting a queen.

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    One thing that always annoyed me with the Grandma situation is that she seemed very friendly with the Master, and Zola caused his death. Yet she seemed unfazed by it. The way the two of them were talking it suggested a good friendship with respect, and even considering her family and that she has been playing the politics game for keeps her whole life, I would have liked to see some sort of reaction. Sigh, maybe it will be brought up in the future.

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    All good plot threads! Ye gods there's so much going on in this story.


    Quote Originally Posted by Shining Wrath View Post
    Grandma Sturmvarous seized Zola in Paris, with appropriate evil bad gal MWAHAHAHAing.
    And now Zola's empire is invading.
    My first thought was that Grandma was setting Martellus up to repel the invasion and be heroic.
    My random thought is that Grandma is another aspect of The Other who has gleefully regained control of Zola and perhaps figured out a way to de-compartmentalize the Lucrezia mind from the Zola mind, so that Lu can have a nice young body to play in.
    The problem with the Grandma = Other line of thinking is that she absolutely hates Lucrezia, to the extent that the Smoke Knights have a standing order that if there's a chance to take out members of the Lucrezia aligned factions then drop whatever they are doing, team up with each other regardless of current activities and take them out.


    Quote Originally Posted by Shining Wrath View Post
    Possibly Othar could wind up sacrificing himself to take out The Other.
    That would, I think, be entirely in character for Othar, change of heart or not.

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    One thing that always annoyed me with the Grandma situation is that she seemed very friendly with the Master, and Zola caused his death. Yet she seemed unfazed by it. The way the two of them were talking it suggested a good friendship with respect, and even considering her family and that she has been playing the politics game for keeps her whole life, I would have liked to see some sort of reaction. Sigh, maybe it will be brought up in the future.
    Grandma is very pragmatic. Zola is a powerful piece, and at the end of the day Zola didn't cause the Master's death - it was a cross between the Storm King and Beausoleil. The Storm King was nothing to do with Zola, and we don't know who Beausoleil answered to (there's another plot thread...).
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    Quote Originally Posted by Manga Shoggoth View Post
    All good plot threads! Ye gods there's so much going on in this story.




    The problem with the Grandma = Other line of thinking is that she absolutely hates Lucrezia, to the extent that the Smoke Knights have a standing order that if there's a chance to take out members of the Lucrezia aligned factions then drop whatever they are doing, team up with each other regardless of current activities and take them out.




    That would, I think, be entirely in character for Othar, change of heart or not.

    EDIT:

    Grandma is very pragmatic. Zola is a powerful piece, and at the end of the day Zola didn't cause the Master's death - it was a cross between the Storm King and Beausoleil. The Storm King was nothing to do with Zola, and we don't know who Beausoleil answered to (there's another plot thread...).
    I'm going to have to concede that if Grandma is an aspect of The Other she's playing a deep game, treating minions as disposable pawns in order to maintain cover.
    Othar may get to be the old drunk at the end of Independence Day - the hero no one saw coming.
    By "pragmatic" I'm reading "amoral" - killing the Master of Paris wouldn't matter too much to her, except that she does not want to cross Colleen in her newly ascended power.
    Which is another plot thread to pick up - what did Grandma do with Zola? I'm pretty sure we're going to find out as the Polar Lords war unwinds.

    Some threads may be about to end. It's possible that a piece gets taken off the board as a result of this war - Gil could lose control of what's left of the Empire, Grandma could be revealed as a traitor, Zola could be sacrificed by Grandma when she is no longer useful, Martellus could finally take a risk that his personal fighting skills are not capable of overcoming in his quest for glory.
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    Actually, who got Simon Voltaire killed? I assumed it was ultimately Zola, who expected to capture Paris during her stay there. But the timing was fortuitous, and due to Agatha awakening Andronicus. I don't think we ever found out who Beausoleil was really working for.
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    I thought Tom Bombadil dreadful but worse still was the announcer's preliminary remarks that Goldberry was his daughter (!), and that Willowman was an ally of Mordor (!!).

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    Quote Originally Posted by Vinyadan View Post
    Actually, who got Simon Voltaire killed? I assumed it was ultimately Zola, who expected to capture Paris during her stay there. But the timing was fortuitous, and due to Agatha awakening Andronicus. I don't think we ever found out who Beausoleil was really working for.
    I assumed Beausoleil was working for the non-Zola Other, as they had a particularly strong branch in Paris that would have benefitted from someone on the inside who could make the Master's subsystems not notice their work. He also was in the revenant-infested Arguron Court scene (though obviously he himself was not one), but that could have just been him there to check on Agatha/get snacks.
    With all of that said, it's not explicitly clear, and there are plenty of secondary groups that would delight in sabotaging Paris and getting the Heterodynes involved as icing.


    Zola appears to be centering her plans around hijacking the Other's machinations and exploiting them by masquerading as the Other. Zola is doing all of this for her own gain, presumably.
    My best justification for Grandma helping Zola is that she realized the Other and Zola were working with the same tools in opposing directions, and so helping Zola escape would let her better screw up the Other later on, and/or improve the chances of a team-up against the Other proper.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Shining Wrath View Post
    Also, Othar's quest needs to find resolution. Either he gives up his plan, or he dies, or he gets banished to some other place or time.
    Possibly Othar could wind up sacrificing himself to take out The Other.
    The Other/Othar name link is long forgotten at this point, but I suspect that Othar will get kicked through a time portal at some point and be responcible for killing sparks in the Other's name.

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    About Zola, here's a question: does she have the voice? Can she control the revenants, or does she need the Other technology modified? Lu can control revenants through Anevka's clank, but Agatha's voice was installed in it. Zola conceivably doesn't have anything similar, unless she convinced Luvka to let her copy her voicebox and created a megaphone of doom.
    Quote Originally Posted by J.R.R. Tolkien, 1955
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