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PA comic: Friday Dec. 2, 2011 - The Conflux, Part Five

Munkus BeaverMunkus Beaver Registered User, ClubPA regular
edited December 2011 in The Penny Arcade Hub
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  • HewnHewn Registered User regular
    Glorious.

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  • beefsackbeefsack Registered User
    "of of" typo?

  • DagemDagem Registered User
    Second Frame, Tycho's second Line; "What percentage of a living body is comprised of OF liquid?" May want to be touched up for a repost.

    That minor caveat aside.....

    Fantastic as always guys.

  • Rex BeaversRex Beavers Registered User regular
    I'm now looking for an excuse to use the phrase "TO SAAAAAND!"

  • RavingdorkRavingdork Registered User
    edited December 2011
    The ability only works on "unattended" liquids. It has no direct effect on adventurers.

    I'll forgive you because you're new to Pathfinder.

    :P

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  • godmodegodmode Registered User regular
    I'd like to see you try and stop Tycho.

  • SabreMauSabreMau Still featuring glasses. Registered User regular
    godmode wrote:
    I'd like to see you try and stop The Vizier.

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  • John ZoidbergJohn Zoidberg Registered User regular
    SabreMau wrote:
    godmode wrote:
    I'd like to see you try and stop The Vizier.

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  • Dark Raven XDark Raven X Stylin' Profilin'Registered User regular
    Ravingdork wrote:
    The ability only works on "unattended" liquids. It has no direct effect on adventurers.

    So they need to stare intently at their potions?

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  • Kayne Red RobeKayne Red Robe Registered User regular
    edited December 2011
    Ravingdork wrote:
    The ability only works on "unattended" liquids. It has no direct effect on adventurers.

    So they need to stare intently at their potions?

    Magical liquids, such as potions get a save as per the rules. I assume they are exaggerating here for comedic effect. (I chuckled).

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  • MaigaardMaigaard Registered User regular
    That is fucking hardcore
    TO SAAAAAND

  • GallowglasserGallowglasser Registered User
    Beautiful.

  • JustinSane07JustinSane07 __BANNED USERS regular
    Tycho should have a jafar hat and serpent staff.

  • jsoftcheckjsoftcheck Registered User regular
    "Of of" guys? Really? Kills the humor in what is otherwise a great comic.

  • FalxFalx Registered User regular
    Don't exaggerate. It's not that bad.

    Hisao? What's the word for when it feels in your heart that everything in the world is alright?
    .

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  • AurichAurich Registered User regular
    jsoftcheck wrote:
    "Of of" guys? Really? Kills the humor in what is otherwise a great comic.

    No it doesn't.

    What does unattended liquids mean? I have never actively attended any percentage of liquids in my body, with the possible exception of using the restroom.

  • EmperorSethEmperorSeth Registered User regular
    Aurich wrote:
    jsoftcheck wrote:
    "Of of" guys? Really? Kills the humor in what is otherwise a great comic.

    No it doesn't.

    What does unattended liquids mean? I have never actively attended any percentage of liquids in my body, with the possible exception of using the restroom.

    Maybe you can resist the power's effect by thinking "I am made of liquid I am made of liquid I am made of liquid" really hard? Of course, that would make it's game mechanic a Will save or die.

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  • jackaljackal Registered User regular
    Gatorade: Attended Liquid

  • MagicPrimeMagicPrime "We're ready to believe you..." FireSideWizardRegistered User regular
    Desert Thirst (Su)

    A blue dragon can cast create water at will (CL equals its HD). Alternatively, it can destroy an equal amount of liquid in a 10-foot burst. Unattended liquids are instantly reduced to sand. Liquid-based magic items (such as potions) and items in a creature's possession must succeed on a Will save. The save DC is Charisma-based.

    See that is the great thing about Pathfinder. The ENTIRE game is free online. And legally so.

    Pathfinder SRD

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    This neo-feudalism would be more tolerable if our betters had fancy titles.
  • Jacques L'HommeJacques L'Homme Shoes for industry! Shoes for the dead! Shoes for industry! Hi, I'm Joe BeatsRegistered User regular
    Yeah, your pop? TO SAAAAAAND!

  • GaslightGaslight Registered User regular
    edited December 2011
    Yeah, your pop? TO SAAAAAAND!

    My DEEEEWWWWWWWW!!! :(

    This comic (and the discussion which followed the last one) are kind of making me glad I don't play D&D.

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  • Saint_DipsetSaint_Dipset Registered User
    Didn't notice the typo until I came to the thread.

    IT STAYS.

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  • MaddnessMaddness Registered User
    MagicPrime wrote:
    Desert Thirst (Su)

    A blue dragon can cast create water at will (CL equals its HD). Alternatively, it can destroy an equal amount of liquid in a 10-foot burst. Unattended liquids are instantly reduced to sand. Liquid-based magic items (such as potions) and items in a creature's possession must succeed on a Will save. The save DC is Charisma-based.

    See that is the great thing about Pathfinder. The ENTIRE game is free online. And legally so.

    Pathfinder SRD
    Isn't that predicated under the assumption that liquid based magic items use water as the solvent?

  • jackaljackal Registered User regular
    All of your liquor becomes 200 proof.

  • SyphyreSyphyre A Dangerous Pastime Registered User regular
    edited December 2011
    This. This is a good comic.

    Gabe's facial expression in the last panel is perfect. And the whispered comments from Tycho in the first.

    SAAAAAAND...

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  • ThorstonStrangeThorstonStrange Registered User
    Kind of sick of these tablegame comics. Color me not interested.

    Also, it's the morning and I need coffee. Rawr.

    P.S. I love you

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  • DisruptedCapitalistDisruptedCapitalist Magic'll respond to the dumbest shit sometimes. Registered User regular
    Panel two: Tycho: "Gabriel"

    He says that almost lovingly. Like to a wayward son.

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  • The Good Doctor TranThe Good Doctor Tran Registered User regular
    It could be argued that a character's body is an item in his/her possession. Could, and I believe should.

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  • PataPata Registered User regular
    Yes.

    This is a good comic.

    Spoiler:
  • Loopy1492Loopy1492 Registered User regular
    It could be argued that a character's body is an item in his/her possession. Could, and I believe should.

    Hehe. I'd argue that. However, I wonder if he would consider an Alchemist of high level to be a "Potion". LOL

  • entropy ratentropy rat Registered User
    Figured since we're on the topic of Pathfinder I'd bring up the newest news from Paizo.

    Pathfinder Online was just announced to be starting dev. a couple of weeks ago: https://goblinworks.com/

    The company so far is composed of Paizo staff as well as some programmers/staff from EVE Online and a couple of other A list MMOs.

  • Loopy1492Loopy1492 Registered User regular
    Maddness wrote:
    MagicPrime wrote:
    Desert Thirst (Su)

    A blue dragon can cast create water at will (CL equals its HD). Alternatively, it can destroy an equal amount of liquid in a 10-foot burst. Unattended liquids are instantly reduced to sand. Liquid-based magic items (such as potions) and items in a creature's possession must succeed on a Will save. The save DC is Charisma-based.

    See that is the great thing about Pathfinder. The ENTIRE game is free online. And legally so.

    Pathfinder SRD
    Isn't that predicated under the assumption that liquid based magic items use water as the solvent?

    I'll bite the troll that feeds me. Why not?

    I think it says "liquid" because if it were just "water" or "water-based-liquids", then that would be an enormous pain in the neck to adjudicate. You'd have to keep track of every liquid in existence and know its properties. It's best to just say "it works because it's magic" and be done with it, especially to maintain the general usefulness of the ability.

  • ThreeCubedThreeCubed Registered User
    Vizier is such a perfect word.

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  • LTMLTM Registered User regular
    Yeah, I think your body-liquid would need to pass a Will save, using that description.

    Would hurt to pee afterwards.

  • MaddnessMaddness Registered User
    Loopy1492 wrote:
    Maddness wrote:
    MagicPrime wrote:
    Desert Thirst (Su)

    A blue dragon can cast create water at will (CL equals its HD). Alternatively, it can destroy an equal amount of liquid in a 10-foot burst. Unattended liquids are instantly reduced to sand. Liquid-based magic items (such as potions) and items in a creature's possession must succeed on a Will save. The save DC is Charisma-based.

    See that is the great thing about Pathfinder. The ENTIRE game is free online. And legally so.

    Pathfinder SRD
    Isn't that predicated under the assumption that liquid based magic items use water as the solvent?

    I'll bite the troll that feeds me. Why not?

    I think it says "liquid" because if it were just "water" or "water-based-liquids", then that would be an enormous pain in the neck to adjudicate. You'd have to keep track of every liquid in existence and know its properties. It's best to just say "it works because it's magic" and be done with it, especially to maintain the general usefulness of the ability.
    Relax. I perfectly understand that the power is worded that way because otherwise it would be an untenable mess. I was wondering more what would happen if you the power worked exactly how it would. Think of the possibilities:
    200 Proof Alcohol
    Dehydrated Potion-Just add water
    Dehydrated Food-Just add water
    Clothes Dryers

  • The InfraThe Infra Registered User regular
    Tycho's chuckle in the second panel is a wonderful detail

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  • SunshineGrrrlSunshineGrrrl Seattle - EastsideRegistered User regular
    MagicPrime wrote:
    Desert Thirst (Su)

    A blue dragon can cast create water at will (CL equals its HD). Alternatively, it can destroy an equal amount of liquid in a 10-foot burst. Unattended liquids are instantly reduced to sand. Liquid-based magic items (such as potions) and items in a creature's possession must succeed on a Will save. The save DC is Charisma-based.

    See that is the great thing about Pathfinder. The ENTIRE game is free online. And legally so.

    Pathfinder SRD

    Also, of course, the official Pathfinder PRD - Blue Dragon link. =)

  • SabreMauSabreMau Still featuring glasses. Registered User regular
  • EnlongEnlong Registered User regular
    That face.

    With that post.

    Perfection.

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  • ThreeCubedThreeCubed Registered User
    SabreMau wrote: »
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    AH HA HA HA

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