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Era of Nonsense

Post by Reepurr » September 26th, 2010, 5:28 pm

In the absense of any known way of updating my campaign when I lost the passphrase, I started working on...

...drumroll please...

The Era of Nonsense!

Basically, a ton of different unit types from Default are taken and nonsense-ified:
* The Technic Orcs - Orcs aren't clever. So when the heck did they invent flying machines and machineguns?
* The Insane Magi - These guys tinker with everything. They turned lions into tame pussycats and...er...pigs can fly.
* The Mighty Goblins - Since when can goblins throw a grown human ten metres?

I may come up with more factions in the future. Does anyone like this idea?
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Re: Era of Nonsense

Post by fog_of_gold » September 26th, 2010, 5:53 pm

I don't like your idea. It will be far away from being often played and is therefore only waste of time. These ideas are also, in my opinion, not very funny. Orcs aren't always silly, your second idea is too silly to be funny and your third idea can't be included. Also, what you've given is just a bunch of units, there are no unitable factions. However, if you really want to do that, don't be disturbed by me; just do it.

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Re: Era of Nonsense

Post by PapaSmurfReloaded » September 26th, 2010, 8:03 pm

fog_of_gold wrote:I don't like your idea. It will be far away from being often played and is therefore only waste of time. These ideas are also, in my opinion, not very funny. Orcs aren't always silly, your second idea is too silly to be funny and your third idea can't be included. Also, what you've given is just a bunch of units, there are no unitable factions. However, if you really want to do that, don't be disturbed by me; just do it.
It does honor its name though.


If you are interested in making something random, why not an Era of Stickmen?

They are unsurprisingly simple to create and animate, plus for the sake for randomness you can give them any kind of weapons, from katanas to laser beams, going through rocket launchers, chainsaws and bigass cannons, and it will never seem weird, because they are stickmen.

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People are more likely to use this than your nonsensical era, who doesn't like stickmen doing crazy stuff?

I think someone else had made a post about this before but he didn't actually make the era.
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Re: Era of Nonsense

Post by Drakefriend » September 30th, 2010, 12:32 pm

This sounds like the ULTIMATE era!! :twisted:

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Re: Era of Nonsense

Post by Reepurr » September 30th, 2010, 12:40 pm

WHICH era sounds like the ultimate era? Nonsense or Stickmen? :wink:
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Re: Era of Nonsense

Post by Drakefriend » September 30th, 2010, 12:43 pm

Nonsense, of course!
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Re: Era of Nonsense

Post by Reepurr » September 30th, 2010, 1:16 pm

I have a supporter!
Time to get to work.

A start on the unit tree.
Well, there's a lot here...:
There will be more to come.
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Re: Era of Nonsense

Post by dipseydoodle » October 1st, 2010, 9:52 pm

You can have this... it only took me a minute... :lol2:
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Re: Era of Nonsense

Post by Reepurr » October 2nd, 2010, 8:24 am

:lol2:

I was actually thinking more of breathing fire at the other end. You know, the bit where food comes in rather than out...


Few flaws with your image:
1. You banded, or something like that anyway. It's a weird version of shading that looks bad, because it doesn't follow the contours of the pig's body.
2: Little cute piggy facing east rather than southeast...

And while I'm at it, the fourth faction arises! Dumbdead!
Most necromancers are good at putting together dead bodies for their skeletons. Not these.

Uh, a pelvis is not a neck...
Seriously, why the heck would you have a skull for a hand and a hand for a skull?

Um...ghosts are not animated sheets.


I think I'll leave it at that with the faction ideas for now, and just get the era beta finished. :)
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Re: Era of Nonsense

Post by ahyangyi » October 2nd, 2010, 8:34 am

Reepurr wrote:Seriously, why the heck would you have a skull for a hand and a hand for a skull?
This sounds really fun! (And your skeleton suddenly can beat other skeletons, because they do impact damage :mrgreen: )

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Re: Era of Nonsense

Post by dipseydoodle » October 2nd, 2010, 11:35 am

Reepurr wrote::lol2:

I was actually thinking more of breathing fire at the other end. You know, the bit where food comes in rather than out...


Few flaws with your image:
1. You banded, or something like that anyway. It's a weird version of shading that looks bad, because it doesn't follow the contours of the pig's body.
2: Little cute piggy facing east rather than southeast...

And while I'm at it, the fourth faction arises! Dumbdead!
Most necromancers are good at putting together dead bodies for their skeletons. Not these.

Uh, a pelvis is not a neck...
Seriously, why the heck would you have a skull for a hand and a hand for a skull?

Um...ghosts are not animated sheets.

I think I'll leave it at that with the faction ideas for now, and just get the era beta finished. :)
OH SORRY... Yeah Tet, that sprite wasn't for real... when I have time I'll make a life like piggy... I'l start drawing the sheet ghost. :doh:

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Yeah... BTW I know what banding is... I used to do it all the time...
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Re: Era of Nonsense

Post by Reepurr » October 2nd, 2010, 1:25 pm

@ Dipsey: Cool! :)

I'm afraid that I'm about to be split between two projects (urg) as it sounds like I'm gonna be able to resubmit SOADO fairly soon. However I'm gonna try and get at least two factions sorted by tomorrow.

Oh yeah...The era will be on the 1.9 server...
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Re: Era of Nonsense

Post by Dixie » October 2nd, 2010, 2:03 pm

I stumbled upon this yesterday, maybe it can supply you with some inspiration :P

http://www.headinjurytheater.com/article73.htm
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Re: Era of Nonsense

Post by TheBladeRoden » October 4th, 2010, 12:39 am

Just make Stickmen on of the factions
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Re: Era of Nonsense

Post by dipseydoodle » October 22nd, 2010, 4:06 pm

Sheet ghost north facing. Are the arms ok? Or should I leave them out?
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