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06 March 2016: He's talking to himself.

Postby Krulle » Sat Mar 05, 2016 3:34 am

permalink: http://www.goblinscomic.org/03062016-2/

Door is oh so lonely. Poor Door.

edit: corrected permalink to new one after shading.
And edited date in thread title
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Re: 05 March 2016: He's talking to himself.

Postby Insane Kitty » Sat Mar 05, 2016 7:06 am

How will Kore get past the rope room anyways? Think he is strong enough to break them?
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Re: 05 March 2016: He's talking to himself.

Postby Aegis J Hyena » Sat Mar 05, 2016 9:20 am

He'll pull some kind of "I'm a god. You can't touch me." sort of thing. "Maxo" will get his showdown I'm sure, but I don't think it will end well for him...
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Re: 05 March 2016: He's talking to himself.

Postby RocketScientist » Sat Mar 05, 2016 9:58 am

Is Kore going to try and kill Door? I mean, it must be evil, right? Everyone and everything seems to fit Kore's definition of evil. Poor Door. :(
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Re: 05 March 2016: He's talking to himself.

Postby Krulle » Sat Mar 05, 2016 12:20 pm

Kore might be too heavy for the ropes to lift him up.
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Re: 05 March 2016: He's talking to himself.

Postby SamWiser » Sat Mar 05, 2016 4:38 pm

On the second panel in the bottom row, shouldn't that be the hourglass symbol?
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Re: 05 March 2016: He's talking to himself.

Postby shikashaker » Sat Mar 05, 2016 5:27 pm

SamWiser wrote:On the second panel in the bottom row, shouldn't that be the hourglass symbol?

You're right! the door changed! I wonder what meaning there is behind this... :paranoia:
Every time Fumbles speak it warms my heart, knowing what he went through and how he began to speak again... the strength of friendship... :')
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Re: 05 March 2016: He's talking to himself.

Postby Aegis J Hyena » Sat Mar 05, 2016 8:26 pm

shikashaker wrote:Every time Fumbles speak it warms my heart, knowing what he went through and how he began to speak again... the strength of friendship... :')


Does this mean he's getting a pony as a familiar someday? ;) I'll see myself out

Krulle wrote:Kore might be too heavy for the ropes to lift him up.


I don't like the sound of that... but it does seem like a possible workaround to defend himself against the ropes. The other "guardians" there (if there are any left after Thaco was done with 'em) won't have a chance to penetrate his metal shell.
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Re: 05 March 2016: He's talking to himself.

Postby illocust » Sun Mar 06, 2016 6:58 am

shikashaker wrote:
SamWiser wrote:On the second panel in the bottom row, shouldn't that be the hourglass symbol?

You're right! the door changed! I wonder what meaning there is behind this... :paranoia:
Every time Fumbles speak it warms my heart, knowing what he went through and how he began to speak again... the strength of friendship... :')


Door didn't change. Door with the hourglass was the internal door ( http://www.goblinscomic.org/02252016-2/). We are seeing the external door ( http://www.goblinscomic.org/02172016-2/).
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Re: 05 March 2016: He's talking to himself.

Postby Glemp » Sun Mar 06, 2016 2:41 pm

RocketScientist wrote:Is Kore going to try and kill Door? I mean, it must be evil, right? Everyone and everything seems to fit Kore's definition of evil. Poor Door. :(


It obeys the last person to speak in the previous room, regardless to their alignment. Therefore, in the future Door could help an Evil person...you see where this is going.
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Re: 05 March 2016: He's talking to himself.

Postby 0z79 » Sun Mar 06, 2016 4:49 pm

Aegis J Hyena wrote:
shikashaker wrote:Every time Fumbles speak it warms my heart, knowing what he went through and how he began to speak again... the strength of friendship... :')


Does this mean he's getting a pony as a familiar someday? ;) I'll see myself out

Krulle wrote:Kore might be too heavy for the ropes to lift him up.


I don't like the sound of that... but it does seem like a possible workaround to defend himself against the ropes. The other "guardians" there (if there are any left after Thaco was done with 'em) won't have a chance to penetrate his metal shell.


You know, I seem to remember the guardians having a fairly "modular" appearance, almost as if designed to be easily reassembled every time the crawl resets.
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Re: 05 March 2016: He's talking to himself.

Postby Icalasari » Sun Mar 06, 2016 8:47 pm

Glemp wrote:
RocketScientist wrote:Is Kore going to try and kill Door? I mean, it must be evil, right? Everyone and everything seems to fit Kore's definition of evil. Poor Door. :(


It obeys the last person to speak in the previous room, regardless to their alignment. Therefore, in the future Door could help an Evil person...you see where this is going.


However, I'm sure Kore would recognize that Door is kind of integral for getting through the dungeon. I'm sure he'd recognize it as, "Will have to research how to destroy without getting trapped in the dungeon itself"

...Then come back and kill Door
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Re: 06 March 2016: He's talking to himself.

Postby Krulle » Mon Mar 07, 2016 12:52 am

Bring the Jade Teapot.... ;)

But as long as Door's helping him, he can just request the door the adventurers before him wanted, and Door will give him the correct one.
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Re: 06 March 2016: He's talking to himself.

Postby mertol » Mon Mar 07, 2016 5:32 am

Even if kore kills him, door is resetable too right?
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Re: 06 March 2016: He's talking to himself.

Postby ForgetsOldName » Mon Mar 07, 2016 11:27 am

Golems are not alive. They are magical tools that obey the will of their creator. Their alignment is that of their creator. I would think that in this case Door has Kore's alignment. I'd think it was sort of like a non-magical sword--the wielder could be of any alignment but the sword's "evilness" is not part of the sword.

Could be wrong--possibly he still has the will of whoever built the dungeon.
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Re: 06 March 2016: He's talking to himself.

Postby Nerre » Mon Mar 07, 2016 6:09 pm

I don't think Kore will kill the guardian if he has Kore's IME. Maybe there is some twisted curse which allows Kore to be an evil paladin, which could change my theory. Cause good guys normally kill each others, while evil have no problem with killing other evil ones.

Not sure why, but I am not sure if Kore could continue without the door golem handing him a door. Maybe it removes and door it placed in the tower after it was used. Maybe they even reset and sink into the ground again if the golem removes the inner door. Maybe it stays there so he find and be able to use the same the goblins have, cause it is not hidden in the ground.

Too many maybe and ifs there for me...
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Re: 06 March 2016: He's talking to himself.

Postby YardMeat » Wed Mar 09, 2016 11:57 am

Nerre wrote:I don't think Kore will kill the guardian if he has Kore's IME. Maybe there is some twisted curse which allows Kore to be an evil paladin, which could change my theory.
Well, we already know that he has killed an innocent child, that he knew was not evil, without losing his powers, and a couple of characters within the comic have commented on the fact that normal paladins should have lost their powers by this point. There's definitely something different about him, and it probably involves his curse.
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Re: 06 March 2016: He's talking to himself.

Postby RocketScientist » Wed Mar 09, 2016 10:24 pm

Also, Young and Beautiful came right out and said to him "you are the cursed paladin from my vision." He disagreed, but clearly his reasoning powers aren't anything to write home about.
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Re: 06 March 2016: He's talking to himself.

Postby EatsAPeach » Thu Mar 10, 2016 8:32 am

I think they need to attack Kore with a pointy stick.
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Re: 06 March 2016: He's talking to himself.

Postby Talos » Thu Mar 10, 2016 5:07 pm

They need to get some better equipment, fast. Apart from MinMax and Big Ears, they are lightly armed, unarmored, barefoot, and they don't even have shirts on (if Ears never activates his armor again, that is!). They look almost ready to go to the beach, not fight their way through a dungeon.
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Re: 06 March 2016: He's talking to himself.

Postby Arch Lich Burns » Thu Mar 10, 2016 5:47 pm

Ears is going to die, that is why he is not wearing any armour.
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Re: 06 March 2016: He's talking to himself.

Postby Liquidmark » Thu Mar 10, 2016 7:13 pm

I'll call it here. God of battle Kin shows up at the last moment and splatterizes Kore
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Re: 06 March 2016: He's talking to himself.

Postby Talos » Fri Mar 11, 2016 8:42 am

Arch Lich Burns wrote:Ears is going to die, that is why he is not wearing any armour.


Is there any other evidence for this theory?
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Re: 06 March 2016: He's talking to himself.

Postby Krulle » Fri Mar 11, 2016 9:10 am

The knowledge that Big Ears was intentionally destined to die at the battle of Brassmoon City.
Thunt did let Big Ears survive, as he already became a favourite character of the readers, and the impact on the story was infinitesimal.

Otherwise none that I am aware of.
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Re: 06 March 2016: He's talking to himself.

Postby ForgetsOldName » Fri Mar 11, 2016 12:04 pm

I think it extremely likely that at some point Kore will get the axe. There's too much plot leading up to that: He's unstoppable, he wants the axe badly, something intense will happen if he ever gets the axe. That wouldn't bode well for the health of Big Ears.

I'm often wrong about Thunt's plans though.
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