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8 Jul 2019- Gimmick

Post by eleras » Mon Jul 08, 2019 6:19 pm

That is an insane strength stat! That much rock can't be light. I'm really curious to see how the goblins get out of this.

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Re: 8 Jul 2019- Gimmick

Post by Lurks_In_Shadows » Mon Jul 08, 2019 9:25 pm

I think the key word here is "insane". Ol' Kore's definitely got a knock in his engine.

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Re: 8 Jul 2019- Gimmick

Post by Silfar » Mon Jul 08, 2019 11:23 pm

Much more interesting is the question: how do the goblins move the golem? Because punching etc. requires arms and hands being moved by the characters, so what about running, jumping and so on?

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Re: 8 Jul 2019- Gimmick

Post by TheOneThatGotAway » Tue Jul 09, 2019 12:14 am

Silfar wrote:
Mon Jul 08, 2019 11:23 pm
Much more interesting is the question: how do the goblins move the golem? Because punching etc. requires arms and hands being moved by the characters, so what about running, jumping and so on?
Magic. You do the movement, but you're magically kept in place on a treadmill.

More interesting becomes the position senior is in now. If the position of the golem is changed through outside forces, does the wearer of the helmet get put in the same position? Complains didn't seem to get damage from the cut to the side the golem got, but that is still different.

Also, the golem crushes the ground it steps on when it uses some forces, Korre should be about the same weight with all his armor on. How come they're not crashing through the floor?

Lastly, we're missing some steps between "Golem is sitting on the back of our favorite paladin (splayed out on the floor, face forward), being controlled by a monk who probably should know how to do a chokehold or atleast properly pin someone" to "Angry dwarf is standing back up with golem above him, not being able to resist."
Feels like we've been yadda-yadda'd

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Re: 8 Jul 2019- Gimmick

Post by Generic » Tue Jul 09, 2019 12:34 am

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Ellepsis, I am really happy about the sound effect transition with the fonts. That is really good I think.

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Re: 8 Jul 2019- Gimmick

Post by Panando » Tue Jul 09, 2019 1:45 am

So this seems to be what happened:

1. Golem is paused for one round as the helmet changes heads
2. Thaco uses "leap attack" style move and knocks Kore down
3. Thaco pulls Kore up by the head (by the looks, maybe Kore got up with the golem holding on)
4. Kore grabs the golem by the wrist and pulls it forward, toppling it and then lifts it - this isn't shown but I'd assume something like that is what happened.

From a D&D perspective the strength feat isn't anything out of the ordinary for a high level strength-based character. If the Golem weighs half a ton (500 kg) then Kore would need a strength of 28, which is completely reasonable with some gear.

Though it is a little surprising that Kore has "judo" style moves since Paladins are more into hitting things with a weapon or casting spells. Then again it's not that weird considering he also dual-wields ranged weapons which is also a bit un-paladin-like.

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Re: 8 Jul 2019- Gimmick

Post by Starling » Tue Jul 09, 2019 2:32 am

Is it just me or does the golem seem to get smaller?

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Re: 8 Jul 2019- Gimmick

Post by Generic » Tue Jul 09, 2019 4:52 am

Panando wrote:
Tue Jul 09, 2019 1:45 am
[...]Then again it's not that weird considering he also dual-wields ranged weapons which is also a bit un-paladin-like.
That, and that he slaughters children.
Starling wrote:
Tue Jul 09, 2019 2:32 am
Is it just me or does the golem seem to get smaller?
No, it's not just you. Also, the walls and pillars keep moving around.

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Re: 8 Jul 2019- Gimmick

Post by AXIS » Tue Jul 09, 2019 4:59 am

What happened to his KKkKkKk?


That cleared up quick after losing the helmet

I thought his throat was fucked from the rope

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Re: 8 Jul 2019- Gimmick

Post by JustRight » Tue Jul 09, 2019 8:29 am

He's a little motivated just now -- adrenaline. His last speaking encounter with Kin showed he can talk but with effort. Also, I interpret the "K-K-K" as the sound of him breathing through a damaged trachea...
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Re: 8 Jul 2019- Gimmick

Post by Generic » Tue Jul 09, 2019 9:01 am

AXIS wrote:
Tue Jul 09, 2019 4:59 am
What happened to his KKkKkKk?


That cleared up quick after losing the helmet

I thought his throat was fucked from the rope
Perhaps it is drowned out by the thunderous sounds of battle right now?

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Re: 8 Jul 2019- Gimmick

Post by Tofu » Tue Jul 09, 2019 9:38 am

That *gimmick* has reduced his armour, weapons, dignity and appearance quite a bit. I hope that we are getting to the last of the GreyHills Paladins having more plot story being revealed.

And, is Kore like a Level 7 character? Whoah

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Re: 8 Jul 2019- Gimmick

Post by Morgaln » Tue Jul 09, 2019 10:45 am

Tofu wrote:
Tue Jul 09, 2019 9:38 am
That *gimmick* has reduced his armour, weapons, dignity and appearance quite a bit. I hope that we are getting to the last of the GreyHills Paladins having more plot story being revealed.

And, is Kore like a Level 7 character? Whoah
Kore is, at minimum, level 14. He used Holy Sword in his battle against the GAP, which requires him to be at least that level.

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Re: 8 Jul 2019- Gimmick

Post by machiavelli33 » Tue Jul 09, 2019 11:25 am

...grab his axe, GRAB HIS AXE! Get that last weapon away from him!

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Re: 8 Jul 2019- Gimmick

Post by ForgetsKeys » Tue Jul 09, 2019 12:56 pm

Is the "I cannot die" hyperbole? Because I'm inclined to take it literally. The dude is ancient and has a giant gash through his head.

Possibly-unrelated-note: can an undead be a paladin?

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Re: 8 Jul 2019- Gimmick

Post by Rooks » Tue Jul 09, 2019 2:06 pm

It's times like these where I wish I had kept my Players Handbook so I could look up some of this junk and figure out more about it. Props to @Panado for some that already, but good lord. Kore is just in another league than any character we've seen in this (except maybe Biscuit, which that would be an interesting fight). And in typically horrific baddie fashion, he always seem to have an answer / be able to ramp things up even higher if needed.

Just gotta use the golem for all it's worth and hope it's enough.

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Re: 8 Jul 2019- Gimmick

Post by Lightning Lance » Tue Jul 09, 2019 3:08 pm

ForgetsKeys wrote:
Tue Jul 09, 2019 12:56 pm
Is the "I cannot die" hyperbole? Because I'm inclined to take it literally. The dude is ancient and has a giant gash through his head.

Possibly-unrelated-note: can an undead be a paladin?
He certainly looks undead, with that huge gash in his head. I'm thinking Revenant.

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Re: 8 Jul 2019- Gimmick

Post by StClair » Tue Jul 09, 2019 9:04 pm

I cannot die.
To quote Giles in a certain season finale, "I'd like to test that theory."
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Re: 8 Jul 2019- Gimmick

Post by Krulle » Wed Jul 10, 2019 8:28 am

New twitter handle!
http://twitter.com/EllipsisGoblins

anyway, two older tweets for this page:
https://twitter.com/Thunt_Goblins/status/1145115441091641344 wrote:This is the first time I have ever drawn Kore angry. #Goblins
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https://twitter.com/Thunt_Goblins/status/1144087101589188608 wrote:The statue is leaping through the air like a certain character, but I can't quite remember who.
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Re: 8 Jul 2019- Gimmick

Post by rwstyles » Wed Jul 10, 2019 9:13 am

Perhaps the greyhill paladins made a tontine type pact, where whenever someone died, his powers etc went to the survivors.

For the last survivor, there is no one to give the power to, so he cannot die.

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Re: 8 Jul 2019- Gimmick

Post by Krulle » Wed Jul 10, 2019 10:22 am

He's no Highlander....

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Re: 8 Jul 2019- Gimmick

Post by Generic » Wed Jul 10, 2019 9:12 pm

Krulle wrote:
Wed Jul 10, 2019 10:22 am
He's no Highlander....
He is hoarse after a throat injury, almost indestructable, has silly armor, absorbs essence of those he kills, is cruel and has magical powers.

He is basically the Kurgan.

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Re: 8 Jul 2019- Gimmick

Post by RocketScientist » Thu Jul 11, 2019 3:12 pm

StClair wrote:
Tue Jul 09, 2019 9:04 pm
I cannot die.
To quote Giles in a certain season finale, "I'd like to test that theory."
Giles is the best. 8)
Generic wrote:
Wed Jul 10, 2019 9:12 pm
Krulle wrote:
Wed Jul 10, 2019 10:22 am
He's no Highlander....
He is hoarse after a throat injury, almost indestructable, has silly armor, absorbs essence of those he kills, is cruel and has magical powers.

He is basically the Kurgan.
:lol:
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Re: 8 Jul 2019- Gimmick

Post by wordelo » Thu Jul 11, 2019 3:59 pm

I tried looking for an answer but I can't find it. Anyone explain Kore's helmet missing? I get that it's in pieces but between the last panel of "punch II" and the first panel of "gimmick" it just disappears.

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Re: 8 Jul 2019- Gimmick

Post by Generic » Thu Jul 11, 2019 10:49 pm

wordelo wrote:
Thu Jul 11, 2019 3:59 pm
I tried looking for an answer but I can't find it. Anyone explain Kore's helmet missing? I get that it's in pieces but between the last panel of "punch II" and the first panel of "gimmick" it just disappears.

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It could be hidden behind his giant feet. Along with the debris from the broken golem and wall? You know what, I have no idea. By now I imagine the room would be full of a thin cloud of dust from the broken stone.

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