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[PHALLA] Sgrub: Rise Up ==> Day 4

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  • TrippyJingTrippyJing Moses supposes his toeses are roses. But Moses supposes erroneously.Registered User regular
    edited April 2011
    Two blanket forts with computers inside them.

    They're glaring at each other through the gaps.

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  • SeriouslySeriously Registered User regular
    edited April 2011
    They're actually using the same computer

    Seriously on
  • Speed RacerSpeed Racer Scritch scratch scritch scratch scritch scratch scritch scratch scritch scratch scritch scratch scritch scratch scritch scratch scritch scratch scritch scratch scritch scratch scritch scratchRegistered User regular
    edited April 2011
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    in that case, they are clearly both sgrubbers and need to have a few murderholes opened up in them

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  • MaceraMacera Registered User
    edited April 2011
    they're actually

    the same person

    it's just been an elaborate role-play

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  • BugBoyBugBoy boy.EXE has stopped functioning. only bugs remainRegistered User regular
    edited April 2011
    a terrible, terrible case of split personality disorder

    the only question is which one of us is the good twin

    and which one the bad?

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  • TrippyJingTrippyJing Moses supposes his toeses are roses. But Moses supposes erroneously.Registered User regular
    edited April 2011
    This is what they would be doing.

    If one of them was a goth chick.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=39CRw7zH_2A

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  • MarshmallowMarshmallow Swish SwishRegistered User regular
    edited April 2011
    BugBoy wrote: »
    a terrible, terrible case of split personality disorder

    the only question is which one of us is the good twin

    and which one the bad?

    Both.

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  • Butler For Life #1Butler For Life #1 Twinning is WinningRegistered User regular
    edited April 2011
    You'd better not be the bad one, BB.

    You'd better not be.

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  • SalSal Damnedest Little Fellow Registered User regular
    edited April 2011
    Macera wrote: »
    they're actually

    the same person

    it's just been an elaborate role-play

    Bugboy for Life #1

    Sal on
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  • Day of the BearDay of the Bear The Qun demandsRegistered User regular
    edited April 2011
    Trick question. Both are the bad.

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  • 3clipse3clipse I will build a labyrinth to house the cheese Registered User regular
    edited April 2011
    TrippyJing wrote: »
    This is what they would be doing.

    If one of them was a goth chick.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=39CRw7zH_2A

    That video is fucking brain poison.

    3clipse on
    YaYa wrote: »
    FUCK YEAH LET'S FIGHT THE MOON
  • SpoitSpoit *twitch twitch* Registered User regular
    edited April 2011
    Dunadan

    Spoit on
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  • Speed RacerSpeed Racer Scritch scratch scritch scratch scritch scratch scritch scratch scritch scratch scritch scratch scritch scratch scritch scratch scritch scratch scritch scratch scritch scratch scritch scratchRegistered User regular
    edited April 2011
    I was really hoping that those other two guys were gonna start mashing on the keyboard also

    Speed Racer on
  • Charles KinboteCharles Kinbote Registered User regular
    edited April 2011
    btw is there like a Homestuck for Dummies somewhere

    because not only do I not know what the different terms mean, but at this point in the game I don't even know what the terms are

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  • TrippyJingTrippyJing Moses supposes his toeses are roses. But Moses supposes erroneously.Registered User regular
    edited April 2011
    I was really hoping that those other two guys were gonna start mashing on the keyboard also

    Hacking four times as fast!

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  • Butler For Life #1Butler For Life #1 Twinning is WinningRegistered User regular
    edited April 2011
    There is a homestuck wiki, although I've never been on it

    I'm more than happy to tell you what things are, though.

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  • Charles KinboteCharles Kinbote Registered User regular
    edited April 2011
    I'll check out that wiki, then. thank you!

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  • TayaTaya Hit refresh Registered User regular
    edited April 2011
    The MSPA Wiki is pretty good for explaining stuff but I wouldn't recommend anyone sit down and just read it.

    Taya on
  • SalSal Damnedest Little Fellow Registered User regular
    edited April 2011
    btw is there like a Homestuck for Dummies somewhere

    because not only do I not know what the different terms mean, but at this point in the game I don't even know what the terms are

    I've found the wiki to be pretty helpful in general: http://mspaintadventures.wikia.com/wiki/MS_Paint_Adventures_Wiki

    Sal on
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  • SalSal Damnedest Little Fellow Registered User regular
    edited April 2011
    Ugh damn it guys

    Looks like I'm the Slow Racer

    Sal on
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  • Charles KinboteCharles Kinbote Registered User regular
    edited April 2011
    thanks for the help, guys. I'm gonna read up on that after I polish this jameson off

    in the meantime, I'm going to go ahead and vote for !munkus solely because I have some really vague and diaphanous memory of ZeroFill being really antagonistic but also really spot-on and accurate in a previous phalla game

    yay, first day

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  • SLyMSLyM Registered User regular
    edited April 2011
    You can also read the recaps that explain the plot in a (as much as is possible) concise manner.

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  • MarshmallowMarshmallow Swish SwishRegistered User regular
    edited April 2011
    Well, he also called Munkus out as a Special, but this early in the game he surely must be bluffing.

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  • SeriouslySeriously Registered User regular
    edited April 2011
    Heh

    you're right of course, there's no really concise encapsulation but the recaps are quite a pill for someone who's not into it

    Seriously on
  • Charles KinboteCharles Kinbote Registered User regular
    edited April 2011
    Well, he also called Munkus out as a Special, but this early in the game he surely must be bluffing.

    that level of surety is a little off-putting, actually, now that I reread his post. It's a little strange that he would make such a definitive statement that happens to shift the focus away from RMED, who is shaping up to be a bandwagon candidate. there's absolutely no way he could know that someone "definitely has a role" (unless he just meant villager or something)

    lord I love/hate first day

    goddammit phalla, I've missed you

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  • Munkus BeaverMunkus Beaver Registered User, ClubPA regular
    edited April 2011
    Well, he also called Munkus out as a Special, but this early in the game he surely must be bluffing.

    Point of interest.

    Why is he voting for me if he thinks I'm a special?

    Specials help the village. The mafia guys kill villagers.

    Therefore, Zerofill's lack of logic makes him a liability.

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  • MarshmallowMarshmallow Swish SwishRegistered User regular
    edited April 2011
    Well, he also called Munkus out as a Special, but this early in the game he surely must be bluffing.

    Point of interest.

    Why is he voting for me if he thinks I'm a special?

    Specials help the village. The mafia guys kill villagers.

    Therefore, Zerofill's lack of logic makes him a liability.

    He also won't answer my randomly sent PM about me knowing he's a special and I'm gonna get him if he doesn't cough up exactly who he is.

    I at least was hoping for a "screw you, buddy" or something, c'mon.

    Marshmallow on
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  • SLyMSLyM Registered User regular
    edited April 2011
    Hahahaha

    Oh god I'm so clueless what the hell have I gotten myself into.

    This is gonna be so fun.

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  • Munkus BeaverMunkus Beaver Registered User, ClubPA regular
    edited April 2011
    Here is my defense:

    I try, above all else, to make these games enjoyable. I like getting into the thick of the games.

    Also, I've been a main character good-guy special in every single SE++ phalla game ever.

    EDIT: Ok, maybe not the strangers with Candy one.

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  • SeriouslySeriously Registered User regular
    edited April 2011
    you can't argue with statistics

    Seriously on
  • Charles KinboteCharles Kinbote Registered User regular
    edited April 2011
    Here is my defense:

    I try, above all else, to make these games enjoyable. I like getting into the thick of the games.

    Also, I've been a main character good-guy special in every single SE++ phalla game ever.

    EDIT: Ok, maybe not the strangers with Candy one.

    well ok but being on our side in previous phallas doesn't indicate anything about this phalla

    unless you just tried to out yourself as a good special in this phalla which seems weird to me?

    I'm drunk

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  • MarshmallowMarshmallow Swish SwishRegistered User regular
    edited April 2011
    I've been a villager in every game.

    Except that one where I was a non-networked Mafia member and I convinced the village we were the good guys.

    But other than that one very minor instance, totally trustworthy.

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  • Munkus BeaverMunkus Beaver Registered User, ClubPA regular
    edited April 2011
    I mean seriously.

    In the Heros phalla and the Heros reboot phalla I was a main character.

    In the Harry Potter phalla I was Harry Fucking Potter.

    And in the Pirates of the Carribean Phalla? Guybrush Threepwood.

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  • TayaTaya Hit refresh Registered User regular
    edited April 2011
    Munkus is Lord English.

    No wait, he's Gamzee.

    Gamzee is the most important character in Homestuck.

    Taya on
  • WietWiet Registered User regular
    edited April 2011
    Yay, Phalla!

    Wiet on
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  • ZeroFillZeroFill Feeling much better. A nice, green leaf.Registered User regular
    edited April 2011
    Well, he also called Munkus out as a Special, but this early in the game he surely must be bluffing.

    Point of interest.

    Why is he voting for me if he thinks I'm a special?

    Specials help the village. The mafia guys kill villagers.

    Therefore, Zerofill's lack of logic makes him a liability.

    He also won't answer my randomly sent PM about me knowing he's a special and I'm gonna get him if he doesn't cough up exactly who he is.

    I at least was hoping for a "screw you, buddy" or something, c'mon.

    I did enjoy your fishing for responses actually, however

    you sent the PM before all of the roles were even sent out!

    ZeroFill on
  • MarshmallowMarshmallow Swish SwishRegistered User regular
    edited April 2011
    ZeroFill wrote: »
    Well, he also called Munkus out as a Special, but this early in the game he surely must be bluffing.

    Point of interest.

    Why is he voting for me if he thinks I'm a special?

    Specials help the village. The mafia guys kill villagers.

    Therefore, Zerofill's lack of logic makes him a liability.

    He also won't answer my randomly sent PM about me knowing he's a special and I'm gonna get him if he doesn't cough up exactly who he is.

    I at least was hoping for a "screw you, buddy" or something, c'mon.

    I did enjoy your fishing for responses actually, however

    you sent the PM before all of the roles were even sent out!

    And? You got yours by then. Right?

    Marshmallow on
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  • Munkus BeaverMunkus Beaver Registered User, ClubPA regular
    edited April 2011
    Clearly Zerofill is something.

    I'm going to say naive goodguy special that dies on the first night.

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  • Speed RacerSpeed Racer Scritch scratch scritch scratch scritch scratch scritch scratch scritch scratch scritch scratch scritch scratch scritch scratch scritch scratch scritch scratch scritch scratch scritch scratchRegistered User regular
    edited April 2011
    btw is there like a Homestuck for Dummies somewhere

    because not only do I not know what the different terms mean, but at this point in the game I don't even know what the terms are

    rough outline

    SGRUB is a magical video game that is the means by which universes are created

    when a civilization is ripe for harvesting, all but a handful of children on the cusp of puberty are eradicated by a swarm of meteors

    the surviving children are sucked into the video game

    each kid has a planet that they have to quest on

    there are also two warring armies based on chess pieces

    the white army guards Skaia, the crucible of all creation. They regard the kids as saviors and work to help them win the game

    the black army wants to attack and destroy Skaia, and will kill the children given the chance. This is who we're playing as.

    About halfway through the game, the black army overtakes the white, and summons a swarm of meteors to rain down upon skaia and, through time travel nonsense, also upon the players' homeworld. At this point, the kids can either kill the black king, save Skaia, and create a new universe that they become the gods of, or fail to kill the black king, in which case it becomes a null session and that instance of Skaia is rendered barren and incapable of creating a new universe.

    Some noteworthy black kingdom characters that will almost certainly play an important role:

    THE ROYALTY
    The Black King. He's the strongest force the black army has, but he also serves as their last line of defense.
    The Black Queen. Almost as strong as the king, and has a more malicious streak to her. She's probably our best asset, if I had to guess I'd say she's gonna be our vigilante equivalent.

    THE MUTINOUS CABAL
    Jack Noir/Sovereign Slayer. The queen's much put-upon assistant, he's extremely ambitious and wants to overthrow the Black Royalty to do things his own way. He's still opposed to the players' goals, but in Homestuck, the 12 trolls manage to strike up an uneasy alliance with him to get rid of the royalty. He's either gonna be a problem for us, or at best, neutral. If I had to guess I'd say him and the rest of the Cabal are masons who just need to survive through to the end of the game to win, since that's what they do in the story.

    Draconian Dignitary. Nothing too noteworthy about him. He's a powerful black kingdom agent who is loyal to Jack Noir. He's depicted in the comic as cool-headed and calculating.

    Courtyard Droll. He's also loyal to Noir, but he's also a huge dope and doesn't really pose a threat on his own.

    Hegemonic Brute. Again, just another one of Noir's cronies. He's the muscle of the group.

    TLDR: Kill Jack Noir and the other members of the Murderous Cabal, because at best they're gonna be neutral. Protect the black king and queen.

    Assuming that the 12 Sgrubbers are based on the 12 trolls maybe it's worth running over them real quick?

    THE ENEMY

    Karkat The leader of the group, he's angry and yells a lot. Hasn't displayed any special powers in the comic, though the game gives him the title Knight of Blood.

    Sollux A telekinetic computer hacker who can shoot eye lasers. The most likely story element that would get converted into a mechanic is the fact that he has a few "extra lives." Title's Mage of Doom.

    Terezi A blind, particularly bloodthirsty troll. She has an obsession with the law and acts like a combination of Daredevil, Two-Face, and Judge Dredd. Since her title's the Seer of Mind she's probably their Seer.

    Tavros A dopey, paraplegic troll with no self-confidence. He likes Peter Pan and pretends that he's Rufio from the movie Hook, and while he acomplished basically nothing in the comic he might have something weird in this game. Title's Page of Breath.

    Gamzee A juggalo. He's spent most of the story being stoned out of his mind, but recently he's sobered up and revealed that he's a psychopathic murderer and far and away the strongest of the trolls. He is probably a priority target. Title is Bard of Rage.

    Vriska A manipulative and murderous troll who has the power to control minds. Later on, she also gets the ability to steal luck from other people. Another one we wanna wipe out ASAP. Title is Thief of Light.

    Aradia A time-traveling ghost-frog inside of a robot body. Uh, yeah. She's a pretty big player in the comic but god only knows how that's manifested mechanically. Her main duty is to make sure that all the time-traveling going on doesn't result in a paradox. She hates Vriska. Title is Maid of Time.

    Kanaya Probably the most level-headed troll, she tries to settle disputes between all the others. Recently got murdered and reawoke as some sort of vampire? No idea what abilities if any she'd get in this game. Title is Sylph of Space.

    Nepeta a furry that spends her time writing romantic fan fiction about all of her friends. Just a terrible person. Probably nothing special about her. Title is Rogue of Heart.

    Equius An abnormally strong troll that can build robots. Has a penchant for horse porn and submission. Extremely protective of Nepeta. He's probably a relatively high threat? Title is Heir of Void.

    Eridan A loser troll that tries to hit on anything that moves. Also a genocidal maniac. Whether he's got something special going on is iffy. Title is Prince of Hope.

    Feferi The heir to the troll throne, she's abnormally benevolent for trolls. Also has the ability to commune with the Lovecraftian monsters that have engineered this ridiculous game. Probably nothing special about her. Title is Witch of Life.

    TLDR: Gamzee/The Bard of Rage, Vriska/The Thief of Light, and Terezi/The Seer of Mind are probably our three biggest priority targets. Erdian/The Prince of Hope and Equius/The Heir of Void might also have special abilities. The others are probably just regular mafia members, but not necessarily.

    I doubt these roles are gonna play into the game, but just in case it's worth running over them real fast:

    THE GODS
    The Horroterrors Mentioned them above, basically terrible tentacle monster gods. Haven't really done much in the story up to this point so I doubt they'll matter.

    Bilious Slick A frog deity that is the god of creation. Is tied to Skaia, and is a motherfucker we don't want showing up.

    Lord English An omnipotent time-traveling demon that devours universes. He's not a part of the game of SGRUB and is related more to the overarching story of the comic so he probably won't be making an appearance. Has a gang of time-traveling mobsters called The Felt that rule over the troll's post-apocalyptic homeworld

    Doc Scratch Every planet with intelligent life is assigned a "First Guardian," a super-powerful demi-god that's supposed to guide civilization and prepare it to one day produce SGRUB players. The first guardian is invariably created in SGRUB and then sent back in time to shortly after its assigned planet's creation to begin cultivating it. Doc Scratch is a special case in that he's also a servant of Lord English, and has been working to summon him to this universe. He is a master manipulator who has been guiding most of the major events in the players' lives. If he shows up in this game, I would guess that he's on his own faction, with a win condition to somehow summon lord english. My best guess is that he'd mostly be focused with fucking with the mafia, so while we wanna get rid of him eventually he should actually be helpful to us in the short-term. Maybe even our seer?

    that was

    way more than was worth typing out

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  • Munkus BeaverMunkus Beaver Registered User, ClubPA regular
    edited April 2011
    Ok, so speed racer is a regular villager.

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