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Eighties ZomCom
Sep 10, 2008






DarkHorse posted:

Also destroy the dark one AND the Creator and also have the most powerful man in the world enthralled by her

So the typical female leading protagonist in a JRPG then.

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VAGENDA OF MANOCIDE
Aug 1, 2004

whoa, what just happened here?





College Slice

Eighties ZomCom posted:

So the typical female leading protagonist in a JRPG then.

More the multi-thousand-year-old demon in a young body, but sure

Eighties ZomCom
Sep 10, 2008






VAGENDA OF MANOCIDE posted:

More the multi-thousand-year-old demon in a young body, but sure

That's just a specific type of jrpg protagonist

VAGENDA OF MANOCIDE
Aug 1, 2004

whoa, what just happened here?





College Slice

Eighties ZomCom posted:

That's just a specific type of jrpg protagonist

The Something Awful Forums > The Finer Arts > The Book Bran > Robert Jordan's The Wheel of Time - that's just a specific type of jrpg protagonist

Johnny Joestar
Oct 21, 2010

Don't shoot him?

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it's a series where everyone is a long-running jrpg series protagonist

DarkHorse
Dec 13, 2006

Vroom Vroom, BEEP BEEP!

Nap Ghost

It's really criminal that RJ spent so much time describing dresses and embroidery and not their brilliantly colored elaborate hair

seaborgium
Aug 1, 2002

"Nothing a shitload of bleach won't fix"


uPen posted:

You rip just one man's skin off and everyone starts looking at you sidewise.

Found the weave to treat one mental illness, do they giver her a third name? Nope.

Found a bunch of weaves related to helping all sorts of people, do they give her a third name? Nope.

Rip one man's skin off, and it's "Oh, it's one of the Forsaken! She serves the Dark One, run away!".

I swear, people in the Age of Legends were so touchy.

Johnny Joestar
Oct 21, 2010

Don't shoot him?

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also if the reaction to resident evil 8 lately has been any clue it's that ripping someone's skin off is not a deterrent to some people and as such i consider that the most unrealistic part of wheel of time

Libluini
May 18, 2012

Did I predict the future?


Grimey Drawer

Johnny Joestar posted:

also if the reaction to resident evil 8 lately has been any clue it's that ripping someone's skin off is not a deterrent to some people and as such i consider that the most unrealistic part of wheel of time

don't give those fuckers any ideas, the Age of Legend can consider itself lucky none of the Forsaken came up with a magic Zombie-virus

Data Graham
Dec 28, 2009





DarkHorse posted:

It's really criminal that RJ spent so much time describing dresses and embroidery and not their brilliantly colored elaborate hair

it's a weave

Anias
Jun 3, 2010

It really is a lovely hat


Robert Jordanís The Weave Of Time: itís a jrpg protagonist.

VAGENDA OF MANOCIDE
Aug 1, 2004

whoa, what just happened here?





College Slice

the whale weaves as the whale wails?

Pocky In My Pocket
Jan 27, 2005

Giant robots shouldn't fight!



Johnny Joestar posted:

also if the reaction to resident evil 8 lately has been any clue it's that ripping someone's skin off is not a deterrent to some people and as such i consider that the most unrealistic part of wheel of time

Semirhage IS noted as being 'unusually tall' by the WoT wiki

DarkHorse
Dec 13, 2006

Vroom Vroom, BEEP BEEP!

Nap Ghost

Data Graham posted:

it's a weave

Atlas Hugged
Mar 12, 2007


Put your arms around me,
fiddly digits, itchy britches
I love you all


seaborgium posted:

Found the weave to treat one mental illness, do they giver her a third name? Nope.

Found a bunch of weaves related to helping all sorts of people, do they give her a third name? Nope.

Rip one man's skin off, and it's "Oh, it's one of the Forsaken! She serves the Dark One, run away!".

I swear, people in the Age of Legends were so touchy.

I thought about making this joke but assumed no one else would have any idea what I was posting about so I just wanted to let you know I appreciated it.

ninjoatse.cx
Apr 9, 2005



Fun Shoe

idgi please explain

Comrade Blyatlov
Aug 4, 2007


should have picked four fingers


Theyre saying you get recognized a lot easier for doing bad than good, if I'm reading that right. Which, if you're the kind of greedy, power hungry maniac the dark one favours, probably appeals to you.

Atlas Hugged
Mar 12, 2007


Put your arms around me,
fiddly digits, itchy britches
I love you all


ninjoatse.cx posted:

idgi please explain

This is what I was workshopping but I couldn't get it right:

So M'hael is visiting the Bore for the first time and all of the Chosen are hanging out and making their plans for world domination with the Dark One. He notices that almost all of the Chosen are crowded to one side of the Bore, except for Lanfear who is standing off by herself. Not wanting to crowd in with the other Chosen, he decides to go and stand next to her.

Without lifting her eyes from her drink, Lanfear begins to rant loudly. "Before drilling the Bore, I was actually an exceptional baker. I made the finest cakes in all of V'saine. But do they call me Mierin Eronaile the Baker? No!"

M'Hael continues to stand there wondering if the outburst would be a one-off when suddenly her growling goes on, "I discovered a weave that could cure a mental illness. But do they call me Mierin Eronaile the Healer? No!"

Without hardly a pause, she proceeds venomously, "I discovered the True Power and found a way that men and women could channel the same weaves! But do they call me Mierin Eronaile the Liberator? No!"

She settles herself down a bit and spits out, "But you rip the skin off of one man...."

It's a joke about a guy loving a goat.

bio347
Oct 29, 2012





Joke's busted, Lanfear would never say her former name out loud.

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seaborgium
Aug 1, 2002

"Nothing a shitload of bleach won't fix"


Atlas Hugged posted:

This is what I was workshopping but I couldn't get it right:


She settles herself down a bit and spits out, "But you rip the skin off of one man...."

It's a joke about a guy loving a goat.

The one I read was in Transmetropolitan, but yeah it's just an old joke [/spoiler]about a dude loving a goat[/spoiler]

Yours worked pretty well.

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