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Penny Arcade - Comic - J. W. Darkmagic IV

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J. W. Darkmagic IV!

Penny Arcade - Comic - J. W. Darkmagic IV

Videogaming-related online strip by Mike Krahulik and Jerry Holkins. Includes news and commentary.

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    RingoRingo He/Him a distinct lack of substanceRegistered User regular
    Weekend comic?

    Sterica wrote: »
    I know my last visit to my grandpa on his deathbed was to find out how the whole Nazi werewolf thing turned out.
    Edcrab's Exigency RPG
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    V1mV1m Registered User regular
    weekend comic re-title

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    OverkillengineOverkillengine Registered User regular
    "DM can adjust" sounds about as bad an idea as "healers adjust".

    Sure, piss off someone that has control over whether your character lives or not.

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    ironzergironzerg Registered User regular
    I dislike those players who make a character that's difficult for a DM to deal with...on porpoise.

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    V1mV1m Registered User regular
    "The party are gratefully sheltering in the shade of the cantina. The desert sun beats down mercilessly outside. There is no open water for over a hundred leagues. Jim, you're flopping helplessly on the floor, suffocating as your lungs collapse under the weight of your body. What do you want to do?"

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    HevachHevach Registered User regular
    Ok, bear with me now. Dolphin artificer using the body of a dead Warforged as a reverse scuba combat mech.

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    MirkelMirkel FinlandRegistered User regular
    Dolphin druid with wild shape: hairless monkey.

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    Armored ChocoboArmored Chocobo Registered User regular
    edited July 2023
    I have a character concept like this, I made up a Dolphin Warrior of the Elements Monk. He'd walk on his fins.

    Armored Chocobo on
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    nialloniallo Registered User regular
    There's a D20 RPG called 13th Age that explicitly puts this into the game. Every PC has One Unique Thing that they decide in concert with the GM. Can be as small as 'I'm the only survivor of the Battle of Tubelchek', or as crazy as 'I am a dolphin using a Warforge corpse as a magical EV suit'.

    For me, it is the 5th Edition of D&D, because it's mechanically mostly the same, but absolutely awesome.

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    Commander ZoomCommander Zoom Registered User regular
    As someone in the Webcomics thread noted, it's probably more accurate to describe dolphins as jerkasses of the sea.

    so yeah, that's Jim 100%.

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