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Discussion in 'Choose Your Own Adventure Land' started by treave, Aug 29, 2013.

  1. ERYFKRAD Barbarian Patron

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    Serpent in the Staglands Shadorwun: Hong Kong Pillars of Eternity 2: Deadfire Pathfinder: Kingmaker
    D>1b.
     
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  2. Zero Credibility Arcane

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    Can we still use the pouch on BJ? Maybe use the excuse of checking the body to get it?
     
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  3. treave Arcane Patron

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    If you're going to move towards Zhang with the excuse of checking his body, that's still D.
     
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  4. Nevill Arcane

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    Here is what I don't get. Bai Jiutian wants to know what we have found in Tufan. Right. When we asked him what is it that he wants to hear about, he told us it was about a Shaolin monk who obtained great power.
    Now, how did we get from this to revealing our Firelordship or the mastery of Wuxiang Qiankun? Why can't we just sick him at Xuxian, as if this was what he asked us about?
     
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  5. treave Arcane Patron

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    Because Xuxian didn't steal anything from Wudang, didn't create a new technique, and therefore can't be the monk in the story? :lol:
     
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  6. Nevill Arcane

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    He stole from Shaolin and the stories embelished the rest. :M

    How long ago was the event he was referring to anyway?
     
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  7. treave Arcane Patron

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    A couple hundred years back, give or take a dozen.
     
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  8. Nevill Arcane

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    Figures. A pity we can't sell a story about Xuxian who obtained the power of immortality.

    Well... Time to eat dirt. A2.
     
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  9. Azira Arcane Patron

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    I want to use the legendary skill. I know BJ will catch on to what it is, but darn, I want Jing to improve his mastery of the skill. BJ is relatively benign here. Jing will eventually face opponents that aren't as civil.

    A1

    Also, the update leads me to believe that Jing gauges BJs neigong to be less than his own, meaning Jing can conceivably mimic BJs techniques effortlessly. Possibly learning them down the road? Would be gloriously trollish.
     
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  10. Smashing Axe Arcane Patron

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    A1>D>C

    BJ's attack was pretty inevitable too, I wish we stood back and let him handle Zhang.

    A2 is incredibly foolish. Just... No. We're going to hold back against a callous murderer of seemingly superior skill? Yes, he wants us alive, so he'll settle for maiming us, then tying us up for an interrogation. That's so much better than dying to him.

    Offing BJ here might actually be of advantage to us, unless we can find some leverage to hold over him.
     
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  11. Ganymede Learned

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    BRO Manxing is dead but at least we can give him an honourable burial.

    D

    The only fitting tribute I can think of for him would be to use his last stash of poison to drug and molest young master Bai.
     
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  12. Nevill Arcane

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    Now, I don't think we can win against him, Wuxiang Qiankun or not. Even though we can copy his techniques, his stats are still superior to ours, and he is holding back on us, waiting for us to use our ace to then top it. Even if we could win, he can escape due to his superior speed once he learns what he came here to learn.

    I also don't think we can run away from him. He is faster, and he takes care to avoid just that outcome. Turning his back to him is more risky than fighting him head on.

    I don't see much point in talking to him and revealing anything. Our Firelordship isn't even our secret to tell, and it does not answer his questions at all. He is interested in becoming stronger, what does he care about the temple? Are we going to shock him into forgetting what the original purpose of the question was? After the initial shock wears our, he will realise he is no closer to the truth than he was, and then he will have leverage against us.

    I see no point in letting him know we have the skill without a fight, either. This does not even let us test ourselves against him. Why would we surrender that easily?

    Finally, zhang manxing is the least of our problems right now. I suppose it is possible that he crawls away during our fight, but that is more of Bai's problem than ours, unless we confess and there is something to prevent Bai from killing him outright.

    So for me, there is only fighting and running away. Out of these, I am fine with whatever lets us leave this place alive and in one piece. I don't know what winning here after showing our hand would do for us. I am not going to kill BJ - I'd still prefer him working against zhang family.

    And since I am not trying to win, I am going for the choice that I think loses less.

    Well, unless we play dirty like we did in our weiqi match and use that powder against him. It is something to consider, but D does not mention it at all.
     
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  13. Kipeci Arcane

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    A1, practicing such a skill against a stronger foe is going to lead to us figuring things out much faster. BJ already very heavily suspects that we have it, it's best to go ahead and confirm it in our great first battle while practicing the stuff for later trials. If he is going to reveal the information to the orthodontists he really knows enough anyway, but from his earlier talk this is not something that he'd be broadcasting out to the world.
     
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  14. Kashmir Slippers Magister

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    A1 He already has his suspicions, we will need it to help our chances of survival, and would probably find out eventually.
     
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  15. Jester Arbiter

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    D preferably throw him into incinerator, or atomizer. If those options are not possible slice him and sell as 'kebab'.
     
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  16. Absinthe Arcane

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    A2. Guys, correct me if I'm wrong, but I'm pretty sure the point of the kenjutsu package was so that our sword technique could face off against Bai Jiutian. Sure, Bai Jiutian has rank 9 swords. We already figured that. We still have a rank 8 sword technique with 10 Str / 12 Agi / 9 Per, which is pretty damn good. And if we draw him into any unarmed fight, we can hurt him with our huge variety of rank 8-10 techniques. It won't be an easy fight but we don't need an easy fight either.

    Also, I'm pretty sure A2 leads to +1 swords.

    Besides, I have my doubts about using Wuxiang Qiankun against Bai Jiutian when that's exactly what he wants us to do.
     
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  17. Kipeci Arcane

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    Nah, you want us to draw BJ's attentions away from the guy so that he can miraculously crawl off and survive only to later succumb to the dickrot. Without a hand and with more crippling injuries he'll probably find beating girls to get off a bit harder.
     
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  18. Absinthe Arcane

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    Not our problem. If Zhang Manxing somehow survives, it's Bai Juitian who gets in trouble, not us. It's already known that Jing tried to kill him. BJ will have to take care of it.
     
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  19. Rex Feral Liturgist

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    I'll go with A2, I just want to see a great fight.

    otherwise A2>D>A1
     
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  20. Absinthe Arcane

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    Why are you guys all so intent on doing exactly what Bai Juitian wants?

    Seriously, he wouldn't be trying to make us use Wuxiang Qiankun if he didn't think he could handle it. It also screws over any chance of making an alliance with the guy. And if you want a great fight, I'd say A2 will deliver better.
     
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  21. Rex Feral Liturgist

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    Fine fine, I'll switch to A2 since I wanna see how we fare without the cheat skill, and because it might not work on him if he has higher neigong.
     
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  22. Elfberserker Liturgist

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    A2

    I want to see how we fare with our current core techniques against such strong opponent. It's well documented that Bai Jiutian suspects us having Wuxiand Qiankun technique and I am really tempted to level it up as fast as we can, but I am afraid that we get Bai Jiutian chasing us as well whatever Madam Nie can send after us.

    Getting half of
    pugilist world after us would be great practice for Hueshan Summit, but it could be a problem if we want to keep our harem safe and keep low profile while searching legendary manuals as well getting other useful techniques.

    I am still very torn what to vote for though...
     
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  23. Akkudakku Arbiter

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    A1>B2>D

    A2 = maiming or worse - death
     
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  24. Absinthe Arcane

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    Correct me if I'm wrong, but I'm pretty sure our practice against Zhang Jue has prepared us for deadly matches against opponents who slightly outskill us. I think we can take him.

    Also, if it turns out that Bai Jiutian was merely suppressing part of his neigong so that he can raise it and fuck up our Wuxiang Qiankun, A1 will only screw us over. In fact, judging by Bai Jiutian's fervent desire to make us do A1, I'm pretty sure it's that last thing we should do.
     
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  25. Grimgravy Augur Patron

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    D> A2

    Make corporal dickrot extra special dead and grab the horny powder. That's the ticket.
     
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