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by Klapaucius
Wed Dec 02, 2009 5:59 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Hifaleetin' thoughts
Replies: 90179
Views: 9107484

Re: Fleeting/Random/Thoughts (Random like the plague)

Today we conducted a survey for the school newspaper which consisted of asking students whether they were addicted to caffeine.
The poller came back and said, "Everyone said 'no, they just drink tea.'"
by Klapaucius
Mon Nov 30, 2009 9:39 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Dungeons and Dragons (and other tabletop RPGs)
Replies: 2120
Views: 424872

Re: Dungeons and Dragons (and other tabletop RPGs)

I rolled, but still haven't gotten the chance to play as, an assassin named Doctor Crowbar.

I'm sure you can guess his weapon of choice.
by Klapaucius
Mon Nov 30, 2009 5:47 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Magic : The Gathering : The Thread : The Rename
Replies: 1691
Views: 300057

Re: magic cards dumped; general magic discussion ensues

For purposes of the Master Transmuter/Puppet Conjurer combo that keeps popping up in my artifact deck: what happens when I try to return a token to my hand?
Does it behave like the graveyard, and go there, then immediately disappear?
by Klapaucius
Mon Nov 30, 2009 4:58 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Dungeons and Dragons (and other tabletop RPGs)
Replies: 2120
Views: 424872

Re: Dungeons and Dragons (and other tabletop RPGs)

If I'm a paladin, and I pick up a goblin, and then smite another goblin by hitting it with the first goblin, would both take the extra damage? I think that by the rules as written, using a creature as a weapon does not cause the creature being used as a weapon to take any damage. (I'm also pretty s...
by Klapaucius
Mon Nov 30, 2009 4:43 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Dungeons and Dragons (and other tabletop RPGs)
Replies: 2120
Views: 424872

Re: Dungeons and Dragons (and other tabletop RPGs)

If I'm a paladin, and I pick up a goblin, and then smite another goblin by hitting it with the first goblin, would both take the extra damage?

If so, and I have levels in rogue, can I come up behind the second goblin and add sneak attack damage?
by Klapaucius
Mon Nov 30, 2009 1:57 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Create a Card: MTG
Replies: 3761
Views: 402428

Re: Create a Card: MTG

[That's pretty much what I was thinking, with regards to the staring. I wasn't so sure about the third ability until I realized it was Borrowing.] Gytha Ogg 2BWU Planeswalker - Ogg (5) +1: Put a white 1/1 Child creature token onto the battlefield with banding and "Tap two Children you control: ...
by Klapaucius
Sat Nov 28, 2009 8:54 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Create a Card: MTG
Replies: 3761
Views: 402428

Re: Create a Card: MTG

Meltdown
XXRR
Sorcery
Destroy X artifacts. Add X red mana to your mana pool.

The myr had killed countless vagrant goblins.
But that night, the heat its carcass gave off preserved their lives.


Next card:

Granny Weatherwax
or
Gytha Ogg
by Klapaucius
Wed Nov 25, 2009 2:35 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Create a Card: MTG
Replies: 3761
Views: 402428

Re: Create a Card: MTG

Jessica wrote:Speaker for the dead, not of.


Speaker for the dead
1WB
Creature - Human Adept
Whenever a creature is put into a graveyard from play, Speaker for the Dead gains the activated abilities of that creature until end of turn.
2/2
by Klapaucius
Tue Nov 24, 2009 10:43 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Hifaleetin' thoughts
Replies: 90179
Views: 9107484

Re: Fleeting/Random/Thoughts (Random like the plague)

Also, excerpt of a conversation I had last week: Me: "Your brain is made of chemicals." Classmate: "No, it's not." Me: "...Then what do you think it's made of?" Classmate: (in very cheery voice, as if proud of herself) "Atoms!" Me: "Yes. All matter is mad...
by Klapaucius
Tue Nov 24, 2009 10:32 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Magic : The Gathering : The Thread : The Rename
Replies: 1691
Views: 300057

Re: magic cards dumped; general magic discussion ensues

If Skill Borrower borrows the Equip ability, can I equip it to something else? It wouldn't have any benefit, because just about every equipment just gives static effects, but I just want to be able to say "My Eager Cadet puts on his robe and wizard." You can activate Equip, but the rules ...
by Klapaucius
Tue Nov 24, 2009 10:02 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Hifaleetin' thoughts
Replies: 90179
Views: 9107484

Re: Fleeting/Random/Thoughts (Random like the plague)

The fora got me into some trouble today. I was browsing News and Articles at high school this morning and through some kind of Red Alert procedure I was taken to the office, where an administrator took me to the guidance counselor, because I was reading "websites about cocaine, pepper spray, an...
by Klapaucius
Tue Nov 24, 2009 1:42 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Just when you thought microsoft couldn't be more dickish...
Replies: 55
Views: 3902

Re: Just when you thought microsoft couldn't be more dickish...

Still, the idea of having the net partitioned off into fiefdoms based on which search engine you pray to is wildly unpleasant. This metaphor is awesome. Different communities offering different things. You have to work with them to get stuff. Trade, use diplomacy, or maybe even espionage. Fight war...
by Klapaucius
Mon Nov 23, 2009 10:56 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0666: "Silent Hammer"
Replies: 113
Views: 26001

Re: "Silent Hammer" Discussion

stormfire908 wrote:House of leaves anyone?
Hey, you're right.
I can't believe three people haven't noticed that already.
by Klapaucius
Mon Nov 23, 2009 2:27 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: God hates Higgs particles, sabotages LHC
Replies: 49
Views: 5824

Re: God hates Higgs particles, sabotages LHC

When did News decide that science is a game of "what if" with deathly serious ramifications?

Additionally, a library is a genteel black hole, and at least one of the LHC scientists has probably already secured a crowbar and taken a vow of silence, just in case.
by Klapaucius
Mon Nov 23, 2009 2:19 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0666: "Silent Hammer"
Replies: 113
Views: 26001

Re: "Silent Hammer" Discussion

I wouldn't mind if a stealth carpenter broke into my house and added some extra living space. You'd think that giving away the big secret would ruin it, but now I want to read it again knowing the cause of all those shenanigans. Although that does mean the roaring makes even less sense.... My theor...
by Klapaucius
Mon Nov 23, 2009 1:47 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Create a Card: MTG
Replies: 3761
Views: 402428

Re: Create a Card: MTG

Forgotten Order 2UU Target player looks at the top eight cards in his or her library, then puts them on the top of his library in any order and the rest on the bottom of his library. Then another target player looks at the top four cards of the same library, and may shuffle any of them into their ow...
by Klapaucius
Mon Nov 23, 2009 1:30 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0666: "Silent Hammer"
Replies: 113
Views: 26001

Re: "Silent Hammer" Discussion

fooladder wrote:I wouldn't mind if a stealth carpenter broke into my house and added some extra living space.
You'd think that giving away the big secret would ruin it, but now I want to read it again knowing the cause of all those shenanigans.

Although that does mean the roaring makes even less sense....
by Klapaucius
Sun Nov 22, 2009 9:18 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Hifaleetin' thoughts
Replies: 90179
Views: 9107484

Re: Fleeting/Random/Thoughts (Random like the plague)

I'm so confused. For so long I've been anti-authority, and against those who are pro-authority. But now everyone who was pro-authority is anti-authority because they're realizing that the current authority hasn't been authorized by their authority, and their anti-authority authorities make me feel e...
by Klapaucius
Sun Nov 22, 2009 9:11 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Magic : The Gathering : The Thread : The Rename
Replies: 1691
Views: 300057

Re: magic cards dumped; general magic discussion ensues

So I made an elf deck last night. Like I do not have all the good zendikar cards, but I found this awesome combo. http://sales.starcitygames.com/cardscans/MAGLOR/elvish_promenade.jpg http://sales.starcitygames.com/cardscans/MAGLOR/immaculate_magistrate.jpg Not infinite enough. EDIT (to avoid double...
by Klapaucius
Fri Nov 20, 2009 5:04 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Create a Card: MTG
Replies: 3761
Views: 402428

Re: Create a Card: MTG

Cauldron of Fog
2BB
Enchantment

Whenever a player draws a card, you may pay 2B. IF you do, that player takes 1 damage and discards a card.

What's that? You see nothing? Then that must be your future.

Next Card: Birds On Fire
by Klapaucius
Thu Nov 19, 2009 10:59 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Create a Card: MTG
Replies: 3761
Views: 402428

Re: Create a Card: MTG

Senile Tutor - U(W/B) Sorcery Search your library for a card and put it into your hand, then shuffle your library. Then, dicard 2 cards. The wizard could remember every spell he had ever cast, and yet he could never find his glasses... (Picture would be a wizard, looking inquisitive, with his glass...
by Klapaucius
Thu Nov 19, 2009 10:11 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Create a Card: MTG
Replies: 3761
Views: 402428

Re: Create a Card: MTG

Allow 2UU Instant Convoke, Split Second If a spell you played was countered this turn, you may put it into play from your graveyard without paying its mana cost. If the spell is an instant or sorcery, copy it. You may choose a new target for the copy of that spell. With a little determination, anyth...
by Klapaucius
Wed Nov 18, 2009 4:44 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Create a Card: MTG
Replies: 3761
Views: 402428

Re: Create a Card: MTG

Goblin Snotnose Spy
2R
Creature

First strike
At the beginning of your upkeep, each player reveals a card from their hand at random.
3/1
Snarl was great at infiltration. If only he didn't keep forgetting his own confidential plans behind.

Next card: Merbear
by Klapaucius
Mon Nov 16, 2009 5:43 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Magic : The Gathering : The Thread : The Rename
Replies: 1691
Views: 300057

Re: magic cards dumped; general magic discussion ensues

Turn 1 Forest, mana-elf turn 2 cobra, forest, rampant growth (forest), mana-elf turn 3 at least 7 mana, if not more, and an attacker. It add speed, for little else. Like you said with the sac lands, you get majorly explosive. And lots of mana early can be fucking awesome. And it doesn't even requir...
by Klapaucius
Mon Nov 16, 2009 5:30 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Dungeons and Dragons (and other tabletop RPGs)
Replies: 2120
Views: 424872

Re: Dungeons and Dragons (and other tabletop RPGs)

And my current project is overhauling the New-World Mage system to support the Harry-Potter verse (I don't really like any other system I've seen of it), then running a campaign set in the mid-30s to mid-40s, across Europe, particularly eastern europe. That's right, using Grindelwald's reign of ter...
by Klapaucius
Mon Nov 16, 2009 5:16 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Magic : The Gathering : The Thread : The Rename
Replies: 1691
Views: 300057

Re: magic cards dumped; general magic discussion ensues

So a few days ago I picked up a Zendikar booster and it contained a Lotus Cobra. I'm still not sure why this is a highly expensive mythic rare; I've used it several times and have never gotten any real benefit from an extra mana every turn (or more with the addition of Terramorphic Expanse or Fronti...
by Klapaucius
Mon Nov 16, 2009 4:56 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Create a Card: MTG
Replies: 3761
Views: 402428

Re: Create a Card: MTG

Dice Elemental X Artifact Creature-Elemental Play Dice Elemental without paying its mana cost. When Dice Elemental comes into play, roll a six-sided die. The result is X, where X is Dice Elemental's mana cost. If you cannot pay Dice Elemental's mana cost, remove it from the game. Roll a six-sided di...
by Klapaucius
Fri Nov 13, 2009 10:31 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Create a Card: MTG
Replies: 3761
Views: 402428

Re: Create a Card: MTG

Dirty Harry
2RW
Creature - Human Archer
When Dirty Harry deals combat damage, flip a coin. If heads, Dirty Harry gains +1/+0 and first strike until end of turn.
5/2

"The question is..."

Next card: Dwarven Ale
by Klapaucius
Fri Nov 13, 2009 10:09 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: G-Man Theories
Replies: 50
Views: 9400

Re: G-Man Theories

GlaDOS is continuing its original programming (something to do with defending Earth from outside threats--evidenced when GlaDOS gloats that by escaping, there's nothing between the test subject and "them") after somehow achieving godlike status. Gordon is part of a grand multi...
by Klapaucius
Tue Nov 10, 2009 5:36 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Nethack (is kicking my ass)
Replies: 138
Views: 29013

Re: Nethack (is kicking my ass)

I haven't been playing for very long, and haven't made it past the first few floors. My favorite death so far was genociding all gnomes while playing as one.

It wasn't a mistake; I wanted to see what would happen.
by Klapaucius
Tue Nov 10, 2009 5:34 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: G-Man Theories
Replies: 50
Views: 9400

Re: G-Man Theories

GlaDOS is continuing its original programming (something to do with defending Earth from outside threats--evidenced when GlaDOS gloats that by escaping, there's nothing between the test subject and "them") after somehow achieving godlike status. Gordon is part of a grand multi...
by Klapaucius
Tue Nov 10, 2009 5:25 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Create a Card: MTG
Replies: 3761
Views: 402428

Re: Create a Card: MTG

Blatant Anachronism 2UUU Sorcery Select a target player. You may dictate which order the phases in their next turn come in. If you do, skip your next draw step. Next Card: Too bad it's me, Blacksmith. Too bad it's me, Blacksmith 1WU Enchantment All players keep their hands face down on the table, a...
by Klapaucius
Wed Oct 21, 2009 3:31 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Magic : The Gathering : The Thread : The Rename
Replies: 1691
Views: 300057

Re: magic cards dumped; general magic discussion ensues

My favourite story was on the MTG site, about the guy who used the black mega kicker and the mill trap to mill people out. there was actually a combo deck that someone tryed to build using Bloodchief Ascension and Archive Trap. It looked pretty cool. Haha, instant win. That's excellent. I built a b...
by Klapaucius
Thu Oct 15, 2009 10:06 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Magic : The Gathering : The Thread : The Rename
Replies: 1691
Views: 300057

Re: magic cards dumped; general magic discussion ensues

Doubling season is an awesome enchantment, that like many awesome enchantments like it, does nothing on it's own. effects like that work great in formats like planechase, or casual formats that was based on (who's name I can't remember, but essentially come down to a bunch of changing effects on th...
by Klapaucius
Thu Oct 15, 2009 9:06 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Magic : The Gathering : The Thread : The Rename
Replies: 1691
Views: 300057

Re: magic cards dumped; general magic discussion ensues

A friend and I were discussing Doubling Season at length, and what ridiculous things could happen if you got four on the field at once, making every token and counter multiply by 16. EDIT: Screw the complicated combo I put up first. Mycoloth, Rite of Replication. Even with one Doubling Season it wou...
by Klapaucius
Tue Oct 13, 2009 8:32 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Magic : The Gathering : The Thread : The Rename
Replies: 1691
Views: 300057

Re: magic cards dumped; general magic discussion ensues

I can't play at all, or deckbuild. I'm strongly considering giving up on becoming good at this game and just giving my cards to one of my friends who does. There were weekly Magic get-togethers in my social circle, but since I got cards, everyone is always busy. I have a feeling I'm that guy who's c...
by Klapaucius
Tue Oct 13, 2009 4:16 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Magic : The Gathering : The Thread : The Rename
Replies: 1691
Views: 300057

Re: magic cards dumped; general magic discussion ensues

Green deck: Final Expedition Creatures: 4 Baloth Woodcrasher 3 Borderland Ranger 3 Llanowar Elves 2 Scythe Tiger 1 Birds of Paradise 1 River Boa 1 Mold Adder 1 Awakener Druid 1 Acidic Slime 1 Cudgel Troll 1 Kalonian Behemoth Enchantments: 3 Khalni Heart Expedition 2 Quest for the Gemblades 1 Overgro...
by Klapaucius
Fri Oct 09, 2009 9:27 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Magic : The Gathering : The Thread : The Rename
Replies: 1691
Views: 300057

Re: magic cards dumped; general magic discussion ensues

This is what I want to make--my RGB deck, completely overhauled: Voracious Dragon x4 Predatory Dragon x2 Broodmother Dragon x2 Charnelhoard Wyrm x2 Mycoloth x2 Scarland Thrinax x4 Sprouting Thrinax x4 Siege-Gang Commander x2 Caldera Hellion x2 Dragon Fodder x2 Mind Rot x2 Blackmail x2 Yoke of the Da...
by Klapaucius
Thu Oct 08, 2009 8:39 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Magic : The Gathering : The Thread : The Rename
Replies: 1691
Views: 300057

Re: magic cards dumped; general magic discussion ensues

:) I like what the serious fun guy was talking about this week. Attacking with 6 7/1s. :D The Zektar Flame Expedition and Rite of Replication, or Elemental Affinity and Rite of Replication, would make 6 6/1s with trample and haste for eight to twelve mana. So, I've made a goblin deck. It turns out ...
by Klapaucius
Thu Oct 08, 2009 3:04 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Magic : The Gathering : The Thread : The Rename
Replies: 1691
Views: 300057

Re: magic cards dumped; general magic discussion ensues

Fin Archangel wrote:Elves are more awesome anyway.
No way, dwarves FTW.

There are at least enough dwarves to put a deck together, so at some point soon I'm going to order the cards and put it together.

Additionally: Rite of Replication is pure win. Blue may have the worst creatures, but six of anything tends to own.

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