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Cind

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Stupid Things You Would Do
« on: November 16, 2018, 11:06:09 AM »
If it didn't hurt anybody and you could do something stupid in the game, what would it be?

I would probably make a throne of dwarf bones and skulls because I both admire and loathe them, from past experiences in the game.

I would sit on it and drink Fale noble's blood from a cup made of gold and diamonds because Fales love to party.

Then I would retire from my magnificent throne and expect everyone to treat me exactly the same way as before and go about their business like nothing had ever happened.

I suppose I ought to throw in magickal happenings or some kind of crime wave that was my fault, but I don't feel like it. Maybe for a RL day, prices would be super low due to a kind of economic bubble similar to Black Friday. People would then associate me and my dwarf bone throne with those super, super low prices.
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Re: Stupid Things You Would Do
« Reply #1 on: November 16, 2018, 11:17:12 AM »
Break the fourth wall instead of just leaning on it occasionally.
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Re: Stupid Things You Would Do
« Reply #2 on: November 16, 2018, 11:49:02 AM »
Pokemon but with all npcs
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Re: Stupid Things You Would Do
« Reply #3 on: November 16, 2018, 12:35:23 PM »
Actually ask the crowd at the Arena where I can get a mimosa in this bitch.
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Re: Stupid Things You Would Do
« Reply #4 on: November 16, 2018, 04:13:05 PM »
Crowd surf the arena during a match.

Build some sandcastles and stick little flags made from scrap cloth and bundled stick figures and play pretend.
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Re: Stupid Things You Would Do
« Reply #5 on: November 17, 2018, 06:29:40 AM »
Drop some anachronistic references to pop culture now and then.
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Re: Stupid Things You Would Do
« Reply #6 on: November 17, 2018, 07:07:23 AM »
IRL Stupid things I want to do: Change my terminal colour to white on a blue background when I type out a bio entry and put this song on in the background.

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Cind

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Re: Stupid Things You Would Do
« Reply #7 on: November 18, 2018, 02:13:17 PM »
I'd introduce items that have no business being in the canon, such as three dildos I designed once but did not decide to waste mc tries on, stress balls (because life in Zalanthas is stressful and I love those things), different types of food that would break the game if sandwiches really are retro-removed like they say (such as pasta and pizza) and those little items that are such a thrill for millennials like me, such as an obsidian pendant in the shape of Pikachu.
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Re: Stupid Things You Would Do
« Reply #8 on: November 18, 2018, 02:21:46 PM »
There would be five new caves in the game, two of them hard to access, which would contain permanent glued-to-the-floor altar items that have their own string of code. For example, if you brought two candles to an altar item and put them inside the altar (it would be a container, like a table is) then they would automatically light and last three RL days, and a few hours since some people would do this at peaktime.

You'd be able to

>l viciously.spiked

This altar, to those who have been, looks remarkably like the architecture of Luir's, enough to give pause. Thick, black sides and arching, thick black spikes made of obsidian pierce the air at a normal human's shoulder height. The bottom of the altar appears to have remained unfinished out of the cavern floor itself, perhaps to aid to keeping the heavy thing upright. This creative lack of finishing allows for the impossible removal of the altar itself without heavy tools. The whole thing gleams underneath whatever dim torchlight is brought to bear near it.


>put thin.taper altar

>The figure in a dark, hooded cloak places a candle upon the altar and lights it.

>put thin.taper dim.altar

>The figure in a dark, hooded cloak places a candle upon the altar and lights it.

>exam altar

>a couple of lit, thin, white tapers
>an elven skull
>a human skull
>the disembodied head of the prim, proper man
>a severed arm
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Re: Stupid Things You Would Do
« Reply #9 on: November 18, 2018, 05:12:28 PM »
Wear an electric guitar made out of mekillot bone and obsidian on my back.

And fucking shred.

zztri

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Re: Stupid Things You Would Do
« Reply #10 on: November 19, 2018, 05:35:50 AM »
... I seriously thought about a pickpocket/magick_subguild_that_offers_invis who roams the wastes and "plant"s 'sids and sometimes items on every creature. So for a jozhal it's only five 'sids, for a scrab it's 20 'sids, for a bahamet it's 400 'sids and a silk dress.

Imagine the faces of the new players who find coins in animals just like every H&S MUD.

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Re: Stupid Things You Would Do
« Reply #11 on: November 19, 2018, 08:36:05 AM »
Pokemon but with all npcs

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Riev

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Re: Stupid Things You Would Do
« Reply #12 on: November 19, 2018, 11:21:47 AM »
Wear an electric guitar made out of mekillot bone and obsidian on my back.

And fucking shred.

Was one step removed from this. Made a bard-like PC sub-linguist who only sang Death Metal in Mirukkim. Basically just translated Cannibal Corpse lyrics into Zalanthan and spoke mirukkim.

The plan was to, eventually, find an elkrosian or krathi who could do special effects.
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RogueGunslinger

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Re: Stupid Things You Would Do
« Reply #13 on: November 19, 2018, 03:07:12 PM »
A dwarf or half-giant singing this Dethklok song would legit be the funniest shit ever to me.


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Re: Stupid Things You Would Do
« Reply #14 on: November 19, 2018, 03:26:25 PM »
Whenever I get the message that a PC has died:

goto pc.corpse
arrange corpse with its skull cut open and brains eaten.

Eyeball

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Re: Stupid Things You Would Do
« Reply #15 on: November 19, 2018, 05:39:49 PM »
Start singing "Always look on the bright side of life" when part of a group about to die in the arena.

Boogerbear

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Re: Stupid Things You Would Do
« Reply #16 on: November 22, 2018, 09:47:29 AM »
Say "clever girl" everytime an imm animates a raptor

oh wait...
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Re: Stupid Things You Would Do
« Reply #17 on: November 22, 2018, 12:17:07 PM »
Gather an adventuring party and sit down in the upstairs of the bards barrel to roll up characters and embark on a pencil and paper adventure in an alternate world.

JohnMichaelHenry

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Re: Stupid Things You Would Do
« Reply #18 on: November 22, 2018, 01:08:18 PM »
Invent pizza, to go with my ale.
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Re: Stupid Things You Would Do
« Reply #19 on: November 22, 2018, 01:11:08 PM »
Wear an electric guitar made out of mekillot bone and obsidian on my back.

And fucking shred.

Was one step removed from this. Made a bard-like PC sub-linguist who only sang Death Metal in Mirukkim. Basically just translated Cannibal Corpse lyrics into Zalanthan and spoke mirukkim.

The plan was to, eventually, find an elkrosian or krathi who could do special effects.

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Re: Stupid Things You Would Do
« Reply #20 on: November 22, 2018, 10:57:47 PM »
Quote random movie lines, for no reason.

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Cind

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Re: Stupid Things You Would Do
« Reply #21 on: December 03, 2018, 08:08:47 AM »
I tried to introduce rosaries as a thing, although I suppose if staff wanted to retroactively ban sandwiches then euro-style rosaries were out of the question. I think you can still do prayer beads, though, although coded objects don't exist in the game.

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Re: Stupid Things You Would Do
« Reply #22 on: December 03, 2018, 01:49:23 PM »
I tried to introduce rosaries as a thing, although I suppose if staff wanted to retroactively ban sandwiches then euro-style rosaries were out of the question.

They... banned sandwiches?
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Marauder Moe

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Re: Stupid Things You Would Do
« Reply #23 on: December 03, 2018, 02:00:44 PM »
Sandwiches and sunglasses.

Heade

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Re: Stupid Things You Would Do
« Reply #24 on: December 03, 2018, 02:07:45 PM »
Sandwiches and sunglasses.

Sunglasses, I can understand, to a degree. That is exceeding the level of technology they want to see IG. Sandwiches...I mean, putting a piece of meat between two pieces of bread, while delicious, doesn't seem like a technological miracle or anything.
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Re: Stupid Things You Would Do
« Reply #25 on: December 03, 2018, 02:12:03 PM »
Sandwiches and sunglasses.

Sunglasses, I can understand, to a degree. That is exceeding the level of technology they want to see IG. Sandwiches...I mean, putting a piece of meat between two pieces of bread, while delicious, doesn't seem like a technological miracle or anything.

I don't think it's the level of technology that's at issue but rather the word itself.  I, personally, do find the word rather jarring and anachronistic in the game just as I would a "carru burger" or the like.
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Re: Stupid Things You Would Do
« Reply #26 on: December 03, 2018, 02:14:08 PM »
Sandwiches & gyros exist... we just don't call them that.
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Re: Stupid Things You Would Do
« Reply #27 on: December 03, 2018, 04:05:36 PM »
That's true. A sand witch is a totally different concept in Zalanthas. People would probably avoid calling food that. It doesn't stop me from OOCly getting hungry every time someone mentions a Sand Witch, though. :D
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Pale Horse

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Re: Stupid Things You Would Do
« Reply #28 on: December 03, 2018, 07:51:05 PM »
That's true. A sand witch is a totally different concept in Zalanthas. People would probably avoid calling food that. It doesn't stop me from OOCly getting hungry every time someone mentions a Sand Witch, though. :D

Sand Witch is my character's (unsuccessful) prostitute name.

Edit: I'm not too sure that something sunglasses-like is beneath the technological level of Zalanthas..it'd just be something you wouldn't see outside of a curiosity item used by Nobility or young Merchant House family members looking to make a name/brand themselves.

Something else stupid I'd do...now I'm getting a slue of things I might actually want to do, IG.  Stupid, sure, but they'd be fun.
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Re: Stupid Things You Would Do
« Reply #29 on: December 04, 2018, 01:29:38 AM »
Honestly? I want this thread to live forever. I know that's not the case, but you guys should spill what dumb, awful or interesting things you would do if the game would let you.

I think I would join a group that all my friends were already in and help raise them to stardom and wealth and power simply because it was a group all my friends were in. Also, I'd convince them to adopt a trademark gesture, symbol, phrase, or the like, and it would be absolutely Hello Kitty My Little Pony, neutering-level cute. Mostly, I'm thinking of a group of gritty, rough, hardcore raiders I used to be friends with, but wasn't actually in, back in the day.
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Re: Stupid Things You Would Do
« Reply #30 on: December 04, 2018, 04:09:20 PM »
Gather an adventuring party and sit down in the upstairs of the bards barrel to roll up characters and embark on a pencil and paper adventure in an alternate world.

Hahahaha Yes!  And finally get frustrated with the concept, flip the table, kill everyone in the room and then yourself.  Get everyone to roll up new characters and do it all over again.   ;D
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Re: Stupid Things You Would Do
« Reply #31 on: December 04, 2018, 04:10:14 PM »
There is nothing saying you can't come up with an Armageddon based DnD ;)

Have fun figuring out how the system should work tho, seeing as he only have d6...and can't read and write...pictures work!

Marauder Moe

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Re: Stupid Things You Would Do
« Reply #32 on: December 04, 2018, 04:10:45 PM »
People have totally played D&D in-game before.

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Re: Stupid Things You Would Do
« Reply #33 on: December 10, 2018, 08:20:43 PM »
I'd suggest Cards Against Humanity...but let's face it, that's everyday life in Armageddon.

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Re: Stupid Things You Would Do
« Reply #34 on: December 12, 2018, 03:21:28 AM »
I'd give everyone candy canes and tell them to keep their shotguns close in case Sandy Claws appears.
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Re: Stupid Things You Would Do
« Reply #35 on: December 12, 2018, 03:22:24 AM »
I'd give everyone candy canes and tell them to keep their shotguns close in case Sandy Claws appears.

This is the wrong thread for this, this belongs in a "Shit you should do for Christmas time in Arm" thread.