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9th october 2018: Do a thing

Post by Generic » Tue Oct 09, 2018 1:44 am

Looks like all of those trees would be pretty easy to digest.

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Re: 9th october 2018: Do a thing

Post by ForgetsKeys » Tue Oct 09, 2018 5:28 am

Eeesh, looks like Idle is going to lose her extra life right away. Hopefully it's an awesome spell (and it works).

I hope Forgath manages to do something. If this klik's body is made from soft wood, maybe a badger would be able to chew through it?

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Re: 9th october 2018: Do a thing

Post by Glemp » Tue Oct 09, 2018 5:45 am

ForgetsKeys wrote:
Tue Oct 09, 2018 5:28 am
Eeesh, looks like Idle is going to lose her extra life right away. Hopefully it's an awesome spell (and it works).

I hope Forgath manages to do something. If this klik's body is made from soft wood, maybe a badger would be able to chew through it?
With all these bees about, it's a shame Forgath can't summon a honey badger.

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Re: 9th october 2018: Do a thing

Post by Rooks » Tue Oct 09, 2018 8:15 am

Idle, about to be a badass. I like it. I'm hoping for something that goes boom.

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Re: 9th october 2018: Do a thing

Post by Wolfie » Tue Oct 09, 2018 9:01 am

Dodge. Dodge. Block. Hit.. get smacked... get hooked.

I'm rooting for something badass to happen and levels to be awarded.
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Re: 9th october 2018: Do a thing

Post by Krulle » Tue Oct 09, 2018 11:07 am

The "Badger" might be the thing here.
So far we'be only seen "summon badger one" (lvl 1 spell)
Forgath leveled since then.
What kind of badger is lvl 2 spell "summon badger"?
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Re: 9th october 2018: Do a thing

Post by Generic » Tue Oct 09, 2018 12:22 pm

Glemp wrote:
Tue Oct 09, 2018 5:45 am
ForgetsKeys wrote:
Tue Oct 09, 2018 5:28 am
Eeesh, looks like Idle is going to lose her extra life right away. Hopefully it's an awesome spell (and it works).

I hope Forgath manages to do something. If this klik's body is made from soft wood, maybe a badger would be able to chew through it?
With all these bees about, it's a shame Forgath can't summon a honey badger.
I think those are wasps.
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Re: 9th october 2018: Do a thing

Post by BuildsLegos » Tue Oct 09, 2018 1:08 pm

Krulle wrote:
Tue Oct 09, 2018 11:07 am
The "Badger" might be the thing here.
So far we'be only seen "summon badger one" (lvl 1 spell)
Forgath leveled since then.
What kind of badger is lvl 2 spell "summon badger"?
You are remembering the spell wrong. Summon Monster 2 will be a different creature.
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Re: 9th october 2018: Do a thing

Post by Wolfie » Tue Oct 09, 2018 1:41 pm

BuildsLegos wrote:
Tue Oct 09, 2018 1:08 pm
Krulle wrote:
Tue Oct 09, 2018 11:07 am
The "Badger" might be the thing here.
So far we'be only seen "summon badger one" (lvl 1 spell)
Forgath leveled since then.
What kind of badger is lvl 2 spell "summon badger"?
You are remembering the spell wrong. Summon Monster 2 will be a different creature.
Larger levels could also mean more creatures of a lower level. Summon Monster II gives you 1D3 of whatever Monster you summon from Level 1. So, we could get up to 3 Nyung Nyung Nyung'ing Badgers.
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Re: 9th october 2018: Do a thing

Post by GathersIngredients » Tue Oct 09, 2018 4:22 pm

Why do all* the monsters seem to go straight for Idle? The mud-tentacle monster grabbed her first, too, at least, and Bowst was just thrashed out of the way by the warped klik so it could turn its attention to her.

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Post by Torrellyrus » Tue Oct 09, 2018 4:40 pm

You know what this Klick reminds me of?

Mr. Fingers

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Post by TheDarkTyger » Tue Oct 09, 2018 6:10 pm

....don't you dare permakill Idle, by the way. XD

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Re: 9th october 2018: Do a thing

Post by Krulle » Wed Oct 10, 2018 2:07 am

Thanks for correcting me, BuildsLegos.

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Re: 9th october 2018: Do a thing

Post by Morgaln » Wed Oct 10, 2018 2:21 am

Generic wrote:
Tue Oct 09, 2018 1:44 am
Looks like all of those trees would be pretty easy to digest.

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I was about to say something like that. Clearly, the Klik has enough strength to splinter several trees with the force of its throw. What keeps it from shredding trees into easily digestible pieces with that strength? Kliks have been portrayed as rather gluttunous, so leaving food behind seems out of character for one of them.
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Why do all* the monsters seem to go straight for Idle? The mud-tentacle monster grabbed her first, too, at least, and Bowst was just thrashed out of the way by the warped klik so it could turn its attention to her.

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Re: 9th october 2018: Do a thing

Post by Generic » Wed Oct 10, 2018 5:13 am

Torrellyrus wrote:
Tue Oct 09, 2018 4:40 pm
You know what this Klick reminds me of?

Mr. Fingers

https://goblinscomic.com/comic/03252011
Brittle trees, tiny sharp things that come out of a larger bulb. A large gaping mouth in a eyeless head. This is not mr Fingers, it's the switchbeast.
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Post by Generic » Wed Oct 10, 2018 6:31 am

GathersIngredients wrote:
Tue Oct 09, 2018 4:22 pm
Why do all* the monsters seem to go straight for Idle? The mud-tentacle monster grabbed her first, too, at least, and Bowst was just thrashed out of the way by the warped klik so it could turn its attention to her.
Idle is now the second goblin-like woman with animal features (or parts hanging from belts) that has gotten her thigh penetrated by a sharp reachy twisted klik appendage.

Duv. You're next.
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Re: 9th october 2018: Do a thing

Post by jbrecken » Wed Oct 10, 2018 6:32 am

Generic wrote:
Tue Oct 09, 2018 12:22 pm
Glemp wrote:
Tue Oct 09, 2018 5:45 am
ForgetsKeys wrote:
Tue Oct 09, 2018 5:28 am
Eeesh, looks like Idle is going to lose her extra life right away. Hopefully it's an awesome spell (and it works).

I hope Forgath manages to do something. If this klik's body is made from soft wood, maybe a badger would be able to chew through it?
With all these bees about, it's a shame Forgath can't summon a honey badger.
I think those are wasps.
I believe they are termites, possibly this Klik's version of our gut bacteria, turning the wood into something it can digest.

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Re: 9th october 2018: Do a thing

Post by BuildsLegos » Wed Oct 10, 2018 3:14 pm

That would explain the eating habits: it nibbles the bark off each new tree it finds and drops off a termite queen. It can then return to any previously visited tree to let the termites feed it.
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Post by Generic » Wed Oct 10, 2018 11:06 pm

That. Or trees are just really brittle in this comic for some reason. They are felled by one stroke of a sharpened hockey stick, they are ripped apart from a running barbarian and smashed by a... Er... Punches-his-own-face's spine.

But really. Could I feed by just stripping the bark off trees by the hundreds, I would not bother with the stem. What would a termite queen do next to a fresh naked log? Sit there and wait to be eaten by a bird?

Then again, these are thuntian trees and made out of... I was gonna say cardboard, but that is strong as well... meringue?
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Re: 9th october 2018: Do a thing

Post by Wolfie » Thu Oct 11, 2018 9:09 am

jbrecken wrote:
Wed Oct 10, 2018 6:32 am
Generic wrote:
Tue Oct 09, 2018 12:22 pm
Glemp wrote:
Tue Oct 09, 2018 5:45 am


With all these bees about, it's a shame Forgath can't summon a honey badger.
I think those are wasps.
I believe they are termites, possibly this Klik's version of our gut bacteria, turning the wood into something it can digest.
They're wasps. You can see the stingers in the first page Buzz shows up in.
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Re: 9th october 2018: Do a thing

Post by BuildsLegos » Thu Oct 11, 2018 3:19 pm

Generic wrote:
Wed Oct 10, 2018 11:06 pm
But really. Could I feed by just stripping the bark off trees by the hundreds, I would not bother with the stem. What would a termite queen do next to a fresh naked log? Sit there and wait to be eaten by a bird?
Do you not know how termites nest? Having either an entourage of baby-fathers or been impregnated before leaving her birth-nest, (which is Buzzin' Woody in this case) she tunnels her way into the wood and starts a colony. And all this bark definitely CAN'T sustain Buzzin' Woody if he's this ravenous; being a klik isn't cheap. Going by Dies' pal, Salt, and Green Sprinkles as examples, they seem to eat a significant portion of their weight every day and Dies even explains as much while giving away his armor. Buzzin' Woody is bigger and will run out of tree bark eventually; but if the trees are infested with tiny chefs, that won't be problem.

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Re: 9th october 2018: Do a thing

Post by Generic » Fri Oct 12, 2018 1:42 am

BuildsLegos wrote:
Thu Oct 11, 2018 3:19 pm
Generic wrote:
Wed Oct 10, 2018 11:06 pm
But really. Could I feed by just stripping the bark off trees by the hundreds, I would not bother with the stem. What would a termite queen do next to a fresh naked log? Sit there and wait to be eaten by a bird?
Do you not know how termites nest? Having either an entourage of baby-fathers or been impregnated before leaving her birth-nest, (which is Buzzin' Woody in this case) she tunnels her way into the wood and starts a colony. And all this bark definitely CAN'T sustain Buzzin' Woody if he's this ravenous; being a klik isn't cheap. Going by Dies' pal, Salt, and Green Sprinkles as examples, they seem to eat a significant portion of their weight every day and Dies even explains as much while giving away his armor. Buzzin' Woody is bigger and will run out of tree bark eventually; but if the trees are infested with tiny chefs, that won't be problem.

Wolfie: Well, uh, they could be Thunt's original fusion of termite and wasp or hornet, yeah.
My guess is she arrive at some properly dead wood, and not at a stem just recently stripped of bark. I know she can chew through it eventually, but the birds are not going to sit around waiting for her to do so.
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Re: 9th october 2018: Do a thing

Post by Bapuvitttssf » Fri Oct 12, 2018 4:26 am

Morgaln wrote:
Wed Oct 10, 2018 2:21 am
What keeps it from shredding trees into easily digestible pieces with that strength? Kliks have been portrayed as rather gluttunous, so leaving food behind seems out of character for one of them.
This is for regular kliks, but perhaps infected kliks behave differently - for example, they share their time between eating their positive and killing things (Junior can do both at the same time).

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Re: 9th october 2018: Do a thing

Post by Starling » Fri Oct 12, 2018 7:21 am

What level is that thing? Considering it sent Bowst flying and then instantly crippled/rooted Idle, it's enough levels above them to pretty much one-shot them. Still, considering that it's made of wood, it could have one more weakness besides it's negative and that's fire. Of course, in our world, wood chipper would do nicely. :P

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Re: 9th october 2018: Do a thing

Post by Generic » Fri Oct 12, 2018 8:05 am

Starling wrote:
Fri Oct 12, 2018 7:21 am
What level is that thing? Considering it sent Bowst flying and then instantly crippled/rooted Idle, it's enough levels above them to pretty much one-shot them. Still, considering that it's made of wood, it could have one more weakness besides it's negative and that's fire. Of course, in our world, wood chipper would do nicely. :P
It would be kind of cool if it just killed them all outright. Forgath should have died jumping from that bridge anyways, and noone of the others have had any real impact on anything in the grand story. You could pretty much cut this part out and it would have made almost no difference so far.
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