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Re: Twitter: [now] Parchment vote!

Post by RocketScientist » Sat Aug 25, 2018 11:22 am

I think Parchment looks fine the way he is. But Tarol's never going to be happy with the 2D version. Tarol not happy with his art = Tarol keeps redrawing it forever = longer time between comics. So I voted for 3D.
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Re: Twitter: [now] Parchment vote!

Post by Krulle » Sat Aug 25, 2018 12:20 pm

I tried to, but cannot find a button to change my vote. Sorry.

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Re: Twitter: [now] Parchment vote!

Post by Glemp » Mon Aug 27, 2018 9:02 am

I'm no longer on Twitter, but IMO readers are always going to have to do a certain amount of interpretation on their end to figure out what characters really look like. Like I've only ever seen goblins' front or back, rarely their sides, so I have to figure out for myself what shape their heads are - the same for when BE's head ends and his ears begin. To that end, just knowing Parchment is a cute paper dragon is enough to get me to imagine their "real" appearance.

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Re: Twitter: [now] Parchment vote!

Post by GathersIngredients » Tue Aug 28, 2018 1:19 am

redfeather wrote:
Sat Aug 25, 2018 10:59 am
I can't access Twitter, so if someone who has the ability to vote but doesn't care to wants to weigh in, my vote would be for the 2D look. I don't know why Tarol thinks it looks bad; I think the entire point of Kin having a pseudodragon is lost if it's just a normal white shoulder dragon, whereas one that's made of living origami is totally unique and fascinating to me.
I don't have twitter, and I'm assuming it's too late to vote now anyway, but I do prefer the 2D version as well. If Parchment becomes 3D, how would he have fit through that crack just a couple of pages ago, in order to get the attention of MM and the goblins?

But I'm also fine with the idea that Parchment can "refold" themselves as needed, according to the situation or whatever. I think that should have to take them some time, though, so Parchment shouldn't be able to instantly switch between 2D and 3D.
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Re: Twitter tweets (currently: guessing tears, Goblins video

Post by tinkleskirl » Sun Sep 30, 2018 10:50 pm

LAYF wrote:
Fri Jun 21, 2013 7:02 am
well.... the vidio is here:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4GX3KfjO ... e=youtu.be
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Re: Twitter: [now] Kore reference sheet

Post by Krulle » Mon Nov 05, 2018 12:58 am

Just to keep the image somewhat accessible/findable:
https://twitter.com/Thunt_Goblins/status/1058967776675557383 wrote:I've been working on a complete reference sheet for Kore. I cannot believe how long this is taking. Every object connected to him needs to be specifically laid out so animators know what he's supposed to look like. I'm also trying to simplify his look. Ug.
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Twitter: [now] Character sizes

Post by Krulle » Tue Nov 20, 2018 2:46 am

@Thunt_Goblins wrote:These are simplified versions of the characters that are just vague guidelines for the animation design team to consider. Although there's a good chance that a few of their heights may be slightly adjusted for the animation, this is the official character heights for the comicImage
The spelling error in Minmax's speech has already been pointed out on Twitter.
@Thunt_Goblins wrote:And yes, Kore is huge.
@Thunt_Goblins wrote:You may notice little inconsistencies, like Big Ears missing his Prissan symbols on his armour, or the fact that Minmax didn't have that outfit when he'd gotten his purple eye. These are not changes that will be seen in the series. Think of these as temporary, simplified icons.
Hmm, to me it seems the size difference is not fully reflected on this page.
Size Forgath/Size Kore on page: 12mm/14mm = 0,85714
Size Forgath/Size Kore in tweet: 39mm/52mm = 0,75
(measured with ruler on screen, disregarding shield of Kore)

So, either Kore is too small on the bridge, or Forgath too large, or there's a perspective influence which is not signalled on the page.

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Re: Twitter: [now] Character sizes (for Goblins Animated)

Post by BuildsLegos » Wed Nov 21, 2018 8:27 am

I see no discrepancy, Forgath is up to Kore's shoulder in both images. The same can't be said for Kin confirmed for keeping low to the ground to hide her tail and Forgath's time on Minmax's back.

Edit: Minmax caught a bad case of blob-digits from stomping on the hands of South Park residents.
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[now] Well of Darkness

Post by Krulle » Thu Feb 14, 2019 1:44 am

Thunt posted some images he works on for the "Well of Darkness" module he works on.
So, let's post them here for those not following his twitter but interested anyway:
@Thunt_Goblins wrote:I'm drawing a really gross wall from the Well Of Darkness module. I'll tweet out my progress.
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https://twitter.com/Thunt_Goblins/status/1095812517849313280 wrote:It's coming along. Now I get to start the fun shading and colouring. (This is for the module I'm working on, not for the comic.)
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https://twitter.com/Thunt_Goblins/status/1095958274732519425 wrote:I'm sorry Trump! I draw slowly! Get off my back! Geez!
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https://twitter.com/Thunt_Goblins/status/1095604657789927424 wrote:So I'm sitting here, drawing a skull tree for the Well Of Darkness module. It's creepy and scary. Then I step out onto my front deck to stretch and I discover a real life skull tree. I'm very freaked out, now.
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https://twitter.com/Thunt_Goblins/status/1095755792861454336 wrote:So here's the scary skull tree last night, and here it is now. It looks a lot friendlier in the daytime.
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Re: Twitter: [now] Well of Darkness module

Post by BuildsLegos » Thu Feb 14, 2019 9:24 am

The SCP Foundation will be visiting you shortly, Thunt. Enjoy your amnesiacs and probable relocation to a new home.
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Re: Twitter: [now] Well of Darkness module

Post by Krulle » Thu Feb 14, 2019 11:39 am

He's somewhat snowed in right now, had even to pull out an old turkey from the freezer...
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Re: Twitter: [now] Well of Darkness module

Post by Krulle » Thu Feb 14, 2019 10:32 pm

Snowed in!
https://twitter.com/Thunt_Goblins/status/1096141239836061696 wrote:Guh. We were hoping that the snow would be melted enough, that we could drive into town for supplies, before tonight's expected snowfall, but it looks like we can't risk it. We have more than enough food to live, but we're out of the tasty stuff. This is starting to suck.
Also, WoD-wall:
https://mobile.twitter.com/Thunt_Goblins/status/1096236102266974209 wrote:It's coming along. Also, ew.
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Re: Twitter: [now] Well of Darkness module

Post by redfeather » Fri Feb 15, 2019 6:44 pm

I'm glad Tarol is getting to make a module, but why the Well of Darkness? It's probably the single most generic of his dungeons. Give us the Maze of Many!

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Re: Twitter: [now] Well of Darkness module

Post by Zeus1976 » Sat Feb 23, 2019 9:44 pm

Well of darkness would be easier and faster to do, guess if it goes well the MOM would be next. Quick question tho Is there a set schedule for his comic or is it just as and when it's ready

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Re: Twitter: [now] Well of Darkness module

Post by Krulle » Sun Mar 03, 2019 1:20 am

He updrates the Monday after it is ready...

Sorry been two weeks out of touch, ski appartment unexpectedly was all out of internet.... Gotta go and read all what happened the last two weeks...

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Re: Twitter: [now] Well of Darkness module

Post by Luy » Wed Mar 20, 2019 2:14 am

He is tweeting designs of demonic humans. Maybe the characters will find a village and see how the demonic corruption of the world is affecting the population?

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Re: Twitter: [now] new GobCom artist: Elli, welcome!

Post by Krulle » Thu Jun 13, 2019 1:40 pm

Thunt started to publish some doodles regarding Pride Month (June has been elected as the LGBTQ Pride month).
And ended last evening (at least I assume it was evening for him) with a rather impacting news, a new artist who will work on GoblinsComic.



But let's go chronologically, since start of the month:
(also, sorry for the large post [I spoilered the images, to reduce post length])
[url]https://twitter.com/Thunt_Goblins/status/1134245293489176576[/url], 31 May 2019 wrote:Guess who has a new bedroom decoration
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(For anyone not recognizing the flag's meaning: it's the transgender pride flag (and I hope I'm precise enough in my naming).
[url]https://twitter.com/Thunt_Goblins/status/1134889677251420160[/url], 1 June 2019 wrote:So I'm going to be tweeting about LGBTQ stuff (especially the T part), throughout #PrideMonth. If this is not your thing, feel free to mute or unfollow. Just remember to come back in July! ❤️
[url]https://twitter.com/Thunt_Goblins/status/1135091266486644742[/url], 2 June 2019 wrote:I'm tinkering with a drawing for #PrideMonth . I'll post my progress throughout the month.
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[url]https://twitter.com/Thunt_Goblins/status/1135403627957276677[/url], 3 June 2019 wrote:I got my new wrist thingy, just in time for #PrideMonth
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[url]https://twitter.com/Thunt_Goblins/status/1135560030269235200[/url], 3 June 2019 wrote:If you're smart, it doesn't mean everyone else is stupid. If you're right, it doesn't mean everyone else is wrong. If you're a winner, it doesn't mean everyone else is a loser. You don't need to point out other people's weaknesses to accentuate your strengths. Just be awesome.
(some tweets about laser hair removal treatments - just gonna skip those until someone tells me to include them as well)
[url]https://twitter.com/Thunt_Goblins/status/1137879234356031488[/url], 10 June 2019 wrote:I took a break from work, to make a thing. I think I'll end up finishing this one. #PrideMonth
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[url]https://twitter.com/Thunt_Goblins/status/1138276895072456704[/url], 11 June 2019 wrote:It turns out that the skills I've acquired from years of painting figures, transfer over to painting nails.
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[url]https://twitter.com/Thunt_Goblins/status/1138965385657458688[/url], 13 June 2019 wrote:I am SUCH a dummy! I JUST figured out one of the reasons why the rainbow is an LGBTQ symbol! It's not straight.
[url]https://twitter.com/Thunt_Goblins/status/1138975839834427393[/url], 13 June 2019 wrote:
https://twitter.com/Selnyam/status/1138973987059449857 wrote:Apparently twitter has been so dumb, that somehow all of the tweets from @Thunt_Goblins have never shown up on my timeline. So I'm sending her some positivity! She is awesome, and her comic is amazing and you should read it!
Awwww, thanks!
[url]https://twitter.com/Thunt_Goblins/status/1138977780723539973[/url], 13 June 2019 wrote:
https://twitter.com/mru95111093 wrote:@Thunt_Goblins I just realised right now that you go by She/They and I feel stupid for never noticing. It suits you.
Actually, I've been walking the line of coming out, but I've never outright said it publicly. And thank you. :)
[url]https://twitter.com/Thunt_Goblins/status/1139009850204016640[/url], 13 June 2019 wrote:Talking about this without making a proper announcement, is understandably confusing for some folks. So as terrifying as this is, I suppose I'd better make it official.

I'm transgender.
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[url]https://twitter.com/Thunt_Goblins/status/1139017079388946433[/url], 13 June 2019 wrote:Some of you may have noticed me complain for years, about a growing self hatred and depression. For most of my life, I was able to keep my gender issues locked away as a secret that I could carry deep down. But for the last 5 years or so, it became too damaging to ignore.
https://twitter.com/Thunt_Goblins/status/1139017080605425664 wrote:I gradually became unable to function. Nothing was fun. Working was difficult. In February, I talked to my wife @DragonTurtle about this. She was supportive and loving and that began our journey down this road together. I saw 2 doctors specializing in gender issues.
https://twitter.com/Thunt_Goblins/status/1139017081838493696 wrote:For the past 2.5 months, I've been on hormone replacement therapy & my body has undergone some... changes. I've started voice training and looked into eventual surgery options. I have been so overwhelmingly happy, these past months. I jump out of bed in the morning.
https://twitter.com/Thunt_Goblins/status/1139017082907967488 wrote:I dance around the house with my wife. I feel an urge to be social again. And I like myself. I feel witty when I joke around. I feel smart when I say something profound. I feel likable and worthwhile.
https://twitter.com/Thunt_Goblins/status/1139017084011024385 wrote:I understand that some people are going to be uncomfortable with this and I respect that reaction. I understand that this will likely cost me some readers and friends.
https://twitter.com/Thunt_Goblins/status/1139017085038710790 wrote:I know that this has and will bring about new challenges and difficulties that I never had to deal with when presenting myself as a cis male. I know that this will be very difficult at times. But I reached a point where I was unable to keep this hidden and still function.
https://twitter.com/Thunt_Goblins/status/1139017086137540608 wrote:Thank you SO much to those of you who are offering your support. I can't even begin to tell you how much that means to me. So my preferred pronouns are she/her they/them. Don't feel bad if you accidentally misgender me. That's okay. We're all adjusting.
https://twitter.com/Thunt_Goblins/status/1139017087165165568 wrote:Eventually, I will properly change my name to Ellipsis (Ell or Elli for short). For now, I'm comfortable with people using my new name or my old name (Tarol). It's up to you, I'll respond comfortably to either.
https://twitter.com/Thunt_Goblins/status/1139017088167636993 wrote:I want to thank my friends and family who have been so amazing, loving and supportive but most of all, I want to thank @DragonTurtle. Thank you sweetie. You're beyond amazing and I can't do this without you. -Ell
From the "replies" tweets (which don't show up in the regular feeds):
Elli, welcome to the comic!

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Re: Twitter: [now] new GobCom artist: Elli, welcome!

Post by Hjerne » Fri Jun 14, 2019 5:10 am

This brings up all sorts of questions for me. Well actually it all boils down to one question.

Will this mean more frequent updates to the comic?

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Re: Twitter: [now] new GobCom artist: Elli, welcome!

Post by Krulle » Fri Jun 14, 2019 6:53 am

I would not know, only time will tell.
Depends on time rquirements for treatments as well, I would guess.

But acknowledging the issue at least should prevent (or reduce the risk) of another meltdown/burn-out.

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Re: Twitter: [now] new GobCom artist: Elli, welcome!

Post by WearsHats » Fri Jun 14, 2019 9:18 am

She's been keeping up with regular Monday updates for the last several weeks.
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Re: Twitter: [now] new GobCom artist: Elli, welcome!

Post by BuildsLegos » Fri Jun 14, 2019 3:33 pm

On one hand, I never trust feelings that begin after a Twitter account is made. On the other hand, regularity of work output is an indication of a healthy mind. That her tweets aren't of the "insane contrarian psycho" variety is nice.
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Re: Twitter: [now] new GobCom artist: Elli, welcome!

Post by Krulle » Fri Jun 14, 2019 10:27 pm

I must confess, me neither.
At first I was also rather reserved about this coming out.
But if this is a joke, it would be one leaving a bad taste.

Further, Elli told her parents in law (Danielles parents).
They're in their seventies, and rather conservative.
A report of how it went can be found in this twitter-thread.

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Re: Twitter: [now] new GobCom artist: Elli, welcome!

Post by Krulle » Sat Jun 15, 2019 2:36 am

https://twitter.com/Thunt_Goblins/status/1139677255687258113 wrote:
So just being clear, it's elli? Or is elli short for something?
Ellipsis Hana Stephens. Ell or Elli is fine. ❤️

Ellipsis... because that is a name I've used for years in online gaming.
Hana... because that's Dva's first name (Cheesy, I know. I just love Dva so much).
Stephens... Because that's @DragonTurtle's family name.

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Re: Twitter: [now] new GobCom artist: Elli, welcome!

Post by WearsHats » Sat Jun 15, 2019 3:13 am

It's not a joke. She's talked to professionals. She's taking hormone therapy. She's had laser hair removal. She's planning on having surgery when she can save up for it. Her voice on the phone sounds distinctly higher and more feminine. She's got trans pride flags all over the place. She's happier and more productive than she's been in ages. This is who she is.
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Re: Twitter: [now] new GobCom artist: Elli, welcome!

Post by Shardstorm » Sun Jun 16, 2019 3:48 pm

I don't understand the line
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...I never trust feelings that begin after a Twitter account is made...
I'm a little lost on what you mean. It's the same account, she's just updated her handle to reflect her preferences. It's still the same account I've followed for years.
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