February 26, 2023 - My Job

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February 26, 2023 - My Job

Post by RocketScientist » Sun Feb 26, 2023 2:41 pm

https://www.goblinscomic.com/comic/page-3-2023

Well, that's going to be a problem for Minmax. :(

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Re: February 26, 2023 - My Job

Post by Generic » Mon Feb 27, 2023 3:06 am

For him perhaps.

I know he is upset about this, but I've not seen any of the world, the buildup or the people in it. On an academic scale I understand the horror of the situation, but not on an emotional one. The drama of leaving the bottle does not really connect with me.
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Re: February 26, 2023 - My Job

Post by Krulle » Mon Feb 27, 2023 9:33 am

Well, Minmax's been God for a whole eternity.
I guess some emotional attachment is unavoidable.

It's the life he knew for about eternity.

And even if he didn't like how it evolved, it's still "his creation".
The beings in that universe still worship him.

Letting go ain't easy.
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Re: February 26, 2023 - My Job

Post by RocketScientist » Tue Feb 28, 2023 12:44 pm

I expect he'll have a while to think about it before the next update, with Elli going in for surgery today. I wish her the best.

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Re: February 26, 2023 - My Job

Post by ASFreefall » Wed Mar 01, 2023 6:53 am

Pretty much exactly as I predicted last time we were focused on Minmax.

I realize that, now that it's been created, we need to deal with the universe-in-a-bottle... but at the same time, I question if we ever needed the entire "literally a god" plot in the first place. Like Generic says, this entire thing has been Minmax just telling us about what happened - not us experiencing it alongside him.

Basically, I don't see this particular plot going anywhere, we've already spent more time on it then I think it deserves, and it looks like we're going to need at least one more full comic page to finish it off properly. I hope that I'm wrong, and this proves to be a major plot point and there's some real concrete gains from it... but I'm doubtful.

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Re: February 26, 2023 - My Job

Post by Krulle » Mon Mar 06, 2023 5:42 am

I'm waiting for it to show how it improves Minmax' character.
It'll definitely be a pointer for him to start pouring a bit into the INT stat.
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Re: February 26, 2023 - My Job

Post by sunphoenix » Mon Mar 06, 2023 8:21 pm

Well.. one good things... Kin seems to enjoy Min's arms around her!
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Re: February 26, 2023 - My Job

Post by Krulle » Tue Mar 07, 2023 2:28 am

Yeah, the no-touch rule is definitely breaking apart, at least concerning Minmax.

Good for her.
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Re: February 26, 2023 - My Job

Post by Generic » Tue Mar 07, 2023 4:30 am

Makes me wonder what kind of payoff the KEN IME is gonna have. Since she seems to enjoy his company just fine as it is.
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Re: February 26, 2023 - My Job

Post by Krulle » Thu Mar 09, 2023 4:32 am

The following twitter conversation seems to be relevant as a reply here:
https://twitter.com/MotorcycleUS/status/1632531688331804672 wrote:@EllipsisGoblins Wanted to be clear on something: Minmax & Ken know they love each other, right?
@EllipsisGoblins wrote:They know that they have feelings for each other. ❤️
https://twitter.com/BobcatRobin/status/1632925903247532033 wrote:I think they're at the 'don't want to really admit it' stage, with a dose of 'Kin has trauma and MinMax is respecting that'.
@EllipsisGoblins wrote:Minmax is thinking "I crossed her hardest limit and traumatized her. I'd be the biggest asshead, if I ever tried anything with her."
Kin is thinking "I broke him by sending him away forever. I'd be such an asshead if I were like 'I changed my mind, I want you again'"
As a commentator put it:
"if you don't solve this, you're both in the running for biggest asshead".
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Re: February 26, 2023 - My Job

Post by Krulle » Fri Mar 17, 2023 4:35 am

https://twitter.com/Kiddeagle/status/1636471346375929857 wrote:Why can't MinMax just say "Kin's Collar/leash falls of her neck" or "Kin's collar ceases to exist". that should help make up for it.
Or even have Kin say that since anything said in that room becomes true. and heal wounds.
https://twitter.com/EllipsisGoblins/status/1636600206161776640 wrote:It'd be undone as soon as they leave the hallways, tho. The collar would reappear. ❤️
That sounds... weird.

I'd still give it a try though.
That would definitely sound like something which might be in the range of power such a hallway could do.

Because now it seems like that hallway is merely virtual. Solve the puzzle, on to next room. And if someone died, (s)he'll reappear.
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Re: February 26, 2023 - My Job

Post by RocketScientist » Fri Mar 17, 2023 10:54 am

That does make it sound like they've entered the Hallway of No Consequences. What is even the point of it?

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Re: February 26, 2023 - My Job

Post by Generic » Mon Mar 20, 2023 11:16 pm

RocketScientist wrote: Fri Mar 17, 2023 10:54 am That does make it sound like they've entered the Hallway of No Consequences. What is even the point of it?
Would not be the first time that happened. We just need a more evil version of MinMax to make a machine out of thin air, making this hallway interesting.
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Re: February 26, 2023 - My Job

Post by Krulle » Tue Mar 28, 2023 8:01 am

Most people might not have something purple with them to pass this gate...
And Kin might not have been able to escape the room with her "Princess" delusions...
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Re: February 26, 2023 - My Job

Post by Generic » Fri Mar 31, 2023 6:19 am

Krulle wrote: Tue Mar 28, 2023 8:01 am Most people might not have something purple with them to pass this gate...
And Kin might not have been able to escape the room with her "Princess" delusions...
Purple? Do you mean turquoise? It's on the door. Kin even uses this colour on the door to bring MinMax back.
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Re: February 26, 2023 - My Job

Post by Krulle » Fri Mar 31, 2023 5:16 pm

*facepalm* d'uh!
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