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[LP CYOA] Epic

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

  1. Kipeci Magister

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    A.

    Let's tidy up things here before leaving.
     
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  2. Collage Educated

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    C, though I'm willing to flop to A. Becoming God-Emperor of Rome (and greater Europe) is just too tempting.
     
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  3. oscar Prestigious Gentleman Arcane

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    C. Lets check out Europe.

    E
     
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  4. treave Arcane Patron

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    You guys can vote on a weapon name. It's going to be your faithful companion through the ages after all. Just don't misplace it and start making Honourblade mk II : The Quickening to replace the sword, that'd be sad.
     
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  5. oscar Prestigious Gentleman Arcane

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    Perhaps we should wait for the name until it has actually taken a life or done something cool.
     
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  6. Collage Educated

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    Do we really have to vote? Obviously the blade should be called Shepard.
     
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  7. Eve would work for a name. I kinda think we should give it a proper name as it will eventually be something we can talk with.

    And I'm switching to C. If we clean up all the Children in Egypt we won't have much of a spy network there.
     
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  8. XenomorphII Prophet

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  9. Bloodshifter Educated

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    Eve is an okay name for a lifelong companion
    C I want to wear a toga!
     
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  10. Esquilax Arcane

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    I don't like Eve, because it doesn't fit in with Ean's Sumerian heritage. I looked up this online dictionary of Sumerian words, don't know how authentic it is, but I think it's a good base.

    http://users.cwnet.com/millenia/eden.htm

    What about SHI: the Sumerian word for "soul" or "breath of life". Fitting for a blade that is both part of us and something we breathed sentience into.

    Or ABZU: meaning "primeval". It also is good for a blade that will be with us for the ages.

    ANBAR: "heavenly metal". A combination of these might make a cool sword name.

    Anbar-Shi sounds like a fucking cool name, m4davis. Rolls off the tongue nicely and it has a cool meaning behind it that's appropriate to our character.
     
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  11. Smashing Axe Arcane Patron

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    I don't like Eve, we're not Jewish.

    I'm voting A for Esquilax's reasons. Let's mop up and make our bro Akil Pharaoh.
     
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  12. Tigranes Prestigious Gentleman Arcane

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    A, though C also seems interesting.
     
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  13. m4davis Scholar

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    Anbarshi for the blades name
    and I'am split between C and A
    EDIT ok I have decided on C
     
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  14. oscar Prestigious Gentleman Arcane

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    Dārû, meaning 'eternal'

    or

    Adannu, 'time'

    Alternatively some variation of: self, eternity, immortal, creation

    In combination with Esquilax: Dārûshi (Eternal Soul)
     
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  15. Kipeci Magister

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    Why should we name it again? What's the point of naming a weapon.

    Let's hold onto that until it either starts talking back or we get trapped on a deserted island for a few decades, obeying the voices in our head shouldn't make us insane.
     
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  16. m4davis Scholar

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    Um if you think people don't name weapons with some sentimental value to them your dead wrong and considering this weapons going to be made of a physical part of us I think we will care about it a a lot not to mention we can transform the thing we can't just refer to it as weapon of whatever its supposed to look like at the time.
     
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  17. treave Arcane Patron

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    Well, you can opt not to name it, but then you'd miss out on introducing yourself as the Mighty Ean and the Sword of his Bone. It's not a big deal either way, though.
     
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  18. Kipeci Magister

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    Heh. 'Sword of his Bone'. Hee.

    Anyway, I don't see much of a tradition of naming sword in Mesopotamia, despite later traditions in other areas. A tool is a tool, even if it was once a part of you. If a man were to rip off his arm and start bludgeoning his foes to death with it, it'd really say something was wrong with him if he started calling it names.

    I say it's fine to get a name if/when it starts talking back to us.
     
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  19. m4davis Scholar

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    Except this isn't like any other weapon that exist right now we can't call it a sword for that doesn't describe it we have to figure out what we are going to call it as a type of weapon since its the only thing of its kind this is likely to be its name when it gain sentience as well unless you want it to be called honerblade as a weapon
     
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  20. Azira Arcane Patron

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    Alright. Let's call it Betsy then. :troll:
     
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  21. Zero Credibility Arcane

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    A

    Also, what happens with our companions? If we choose A they do they stay with us?

    This weapon should get a name - it's not your average sword after all. No idea what it should be though.
     
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  22. Azira Arcane Patron

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    Ooh, or better, troll Sekhenun and name it after her. M:
     
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  23. Baltika9 Arcane

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    Voting A, Esquilax has the right of it.

    I have the perfect solution: Dual Wieldan.

    This is a good idea. "Is that your Honourblade, or are you just happy to see me?" "Naw, this is Sukhenun."
     
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  24. Azira Arcane Patron

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    While I'm still annoyed we didn't get Awesome light-bending powers (yet), I vote we go north and establish ourselves as the immortal god-emperor of Rome! Or at least go kill some Gieloth with our new and spiffy weapon. Might be it's better to rule behind the scenes, as the advisor and let some hapless Caesar be our figurehead. M:

    C

    I've flip-flopped. We can't abandon our bros. That's un-Ean-like.

    A
     
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