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[LP CYOA] Epic

Discussion in 'Choose Your Own Adventure Land' started by treave, Jun 23, 2012.

  1. Azira Arcane Patron

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    The enemy's got crabs!

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  3. Zwist Learned

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    Inbefore there are cultists on board of the fleingg vessel, carying Inanna flowers, and the Indus being so hellbent on destroying them that they attack anyway. And the flowers being the actual target of the war of course.
    Could also be an old fashioned trap.
    By the way, apparently listening to me is a good way to die :troll:
     
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  4. aleam iacis Scholar

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    The Black Disaster, Black Tornado, Prince of Darkness (like the Martian Successor Nadesico character), Doomblade, Haunter, the Black Khopesh, Knife of Ean, Deathwhisper, Dark Dream, the Demon King...

    Are we going to prey on our enemies fears and use tricks and deceit to make them less effective against us? Perhaps we should choose a symbol that strikes fear into the hearts of our enemies? After all, soldiers are a superstitious, cowardly lot. We must be a creature of the night, black, terrible...
     
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  5. Baltika9 Arcane

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    Actually, Senya's character and demeanor considered, something simpler and straightforward would suit him best, since he isn't driven by glory or honor, rather by
    so all these "Lord of Grimdark" and "Black Lightning of disaster-ousness" are rather, ah, uncharacteristic.
    Something simpler, like "The Emperor's Fist" or "Empire's Sword" would fit more. I would love "Doomraider", though.

    Or Zippy. Hearing their terror at Zippy's arrival should be something: "I-I think that's Zippy."
    "OH SHI-"
    "Why have you abandoned us, Krishna (or whomever they worship)?"
    "Have mercy on us, Zippy!"

    Yeah, if I can't have Doomraider, I'll take Zippy.
     
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  6. treave Arcane Patron

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    Other people give you nicknames.You don't just declare a title by yourself so Senya's personality or what he would prefer to call himself has nothing to do with it, unless he's known for making patriotic speeches in public which would get him the title of Empire's Whatever. Bulldog, perhaps. Or Terrier.
     
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  7. Baltika9 Arcane

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    "Empire's Bulldog" has a nice ring to it. Then that would be my third choice, as I think that different pilots will give him different names.

    Or, y'know, don't give him one at all; imagine fighting a nameless pilot with a brutal reputation. There his CF stands: black, featureless and impersonal. You are nothing but another faceless enemy to him, another statistic he will read about in the news. Just another number to his score.

    Edit: If "Bulldog" wins, then Senya's catchphrase should be "woof."
     
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  8. treave Arcane Patron

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    Well, thing is with such a reputation a nickname is bound to arise, be it from the enemy, his allies or the media. If he keeps his identity a mystery chances of something like The Dark Knight being bandied about grows even higher. :lol:

    Rest assured the enemy've already given Anhur a codename.
     
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  9. Baltika9 Arcane

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    Right, my votes are in this order:
    Muthafuckin' Doomraider, Zippy, Empire's Bulldog.
     
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  10. Bloodshifter Educated

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    Zippy for the Lolz next time someone asks say we are named Zippy with a Voice Changer to make it very deep.
     
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  11. Smashing Axe Arcane Patron

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    Emperor's Corgi seems more apropos.
     
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  12. Esquilax Arcane

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    These names are stupid, bros. Let our enemies pick a name for us.
     
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  13. aleam iacis Scholar

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  14. treave Arcane Patron

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    If I don't really see any suitable suggestions (i.e. why would the enemy give him this particular nickname) I might just roll for the name from a list of suitable words. We'll see.
     
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  15. Baltika9 Arcane

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    Everyone's a critic:roll:

    It just seems to me that, since we made our name performing devastating behind-the-lines raids on sensitive targets, our enemies would give us a name reflecting that.
    Well, here's an idea: whatever did they call that plague?
     
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  16. Esquilax Arcane

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    Okay, here are a couple of suggestions: Midnight or Wraith might be good given our raiding.

    I like the idea of naming it after the Indus plague though.
     
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  17. Baltika9 Arcane

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    ...how about "Black Ranger," since treave has a weeaboo quota to fill?
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  18. Azira Arcane Patron

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    You probably should fix the last two dates to reduce confusion. I assume you mean 01.12.4025 and 02.12.4025 respectively?
     
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  19. aleam iacis Scholar

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    Kamen Pilot.
    Kamen Pilot.
     
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  20. GreyViper Erudite

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    Why not Anubis The Empire's caretaker?:D
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  21. treave Arcane Patron

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    Yup. Thanks.

    As for the plague, they just called it the Great Sickness, or Mahabimari.

    Speaking of Indian languages, there's something interesting in Sanskrit...

    • kāla 1 means "black, of a dark colour, dark-blue ..." and has a feminine form ending in ī – kālī – as mentioned in Pāṇini4-1, 42.
    • kāla 2 means "a fixed or right point of time, a space of time, time ... destiny, fate ... death" and has a feminine form (found at the end of compounds) ending in ā, as mentioned in the ṛgveda Prātiśākhya.
     
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  22. TOME Cuckmaster General

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    If it is a vote, then my vote goes to Black Ranger.
     
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  23. Bloodshifter Educated

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  24. TOME Cuckmaster General

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    You missed my vote. I'm voting A but I don't mind B winning.
     
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  25. Azira Arcane Patron

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    Next update isn't until monday. We have time to think it over some more. ;)
     
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