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Blade (UBW!Taylor Worm Quest)

Discussion in 'Questing' started by siflux, Aug 5, 2015.

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  1. ryuan

    ryuan The guy who can't write smut for shit

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    [X] Chrono Trigger
    [X] Do. Nothing. Maybe the dragon won’t notice you and get angry.

    EDIT: I'm not sure why I wanted legend of zelda myself. It's not like we can copy the master sword that with being a divine level artifact and all.
     
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  2. Amatsumi

    Amatsumi Not too sore, are you?

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    [X] The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past
    [X] Do. Nothing. Maybe the dragon won’t notice you and get angry.
     
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  3. subsider34

    subsider34 Versed in the lewd.

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    [X] The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past

    So many cool things in Zelda. Rods that let you cast magic, a cape that lets you turn invisible, a mitt that gives you the strength of a titan, and a flute that lets you teleport around are just the beginning.

    [X] RUN FOR YOUR LIFE!
     
  4. Angelus

    Angelus Know what you're doing yet?

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    [X] The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past
    [X] Scout Lung for later. Follow him, see what he does, but stay out of whatever brawl he gets into.
     
  5. D-san

    D-san I trust you know where the happy button is?

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    [X] Chrono Trigger
    [X] Follow Lung figure out what he's up to stop him if he is going to do something bad, else scout.
    -[X] Hit hard and fast with everything you got. Just gotta go for the quick KO.
     
  6. BBJimmy

    BBJimmy Making the rounds.

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    [X] The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past
    I have to second the opinion that there's simply way too many fun trinkets in this game to pass up.
    [X] Do. Nothing. Maybe the dragon won’t notice you and get angry.
     
  7. siflux

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    The actual Master Sword would be a divine-level artifact... which Unlimited Blade Works is perfectly capable of copying, the problem is just having enough prana to create your own copy afterwards. It also does not exist and never has, being a purely fictional weapon. Shy of something like the holy grail being available to manifest fictional beings, it never will exist.

    Leet's items are clearly capable of becoming NPs, though they don't necessarily start as such -- see the Varia Suit. Though they are fakes, their faithfulness to the original (nonexistent) weapons lets you tap into some of the power of those myths. And while the Legend of Zelda is only 30 years old, or Chrono Trigger 15 (in-setting; IRL add another five years for those), those myths are incredibly widely known. The Master Sword is more famous than a number of mythological swords that may or may not exist -- like, who's heard of Hrunting (the sword Beowulf used that failed against Grendel's mom)? Similarly, Armsmaster is internationally famous -- a young, but well-known myth in modern-day. If I'm remembering my Nasu lore correctly, a super widely-known myth can definitely be stronger than a less-widely known but much older one.

    And there is no rule that says an imitation cannot defeat the original.
     
  8. Scope

    Scope Versed in the lewd.

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    Huh, I thought creating stuff was easy while paying the cost of using it's active abilities was what made certain swords unfeasible.
     
  9. siflux

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    It's a little more complex than that.


    Creating a screwdriver is cheap.

    Creating a lance isn't that expensive.

    Creating Excalibur (assuming you've seen the actual sword or legend or otherwise managed to scan it into UBW) is very expensive.

    Unleashing an Excaliblast is unfeasibly expensive to the point where you'd need to find a way to cheat yourself into tons of prana, like by leeching off of the Holy Grail.
     
  10. Minion #Q

    Minion #Q Experienced.

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    [X] The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past

    Lung:
    [ ] Do. Nothing. Maybe the dragon won’t notice you and get angry.
    [X] RUN FOR YOUR LIFE!

    do nothing seems like it will lead to he's going to kill kids attack or hate yourself forever.
     
  11. siflux

    siflux Lurker

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    Ain't nobody said he's killing kids tonight. Check the Interludes -- The Undersiders' attack on his casino was butterfly'd up a few months, and you already delayed on going out for long enough that Bitch and Regent died for it. I mean, this is Lung, he's undoubtedly heading out to kill someone, but with the ongoing fight over the territory the Merchants used to hold, it's probably Nazis today. And any of the heroes who get in his way.

    EDIT: I goofed up there. Alec is still alive, he just skipped town, because he isn't Asian or a Nazi and he's too classy for the Merchants and too sociopathic to want to be a hero (he isn't actively evil, he just doesn't have a properly functioning sense of empathy).
     
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  12. Minion #Q

    Minion #Q Experienced.

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    ah it had been so long i'd forgotten. Can we trace a cell-phone that works. run for your life then when safely away call it in.
     
  13. ryune

    ryune Versed in the lewd.

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    It is actually explicitly spelled out in F/SN that an imitation can't be better than the original. The very focus on making the best imitation possible means that even if you get it nigh perfect, it isn't perfect. That said, there is no reason that you can't improve on the blueprint. At that point though, are you really imitating the original or using it as raw material to build something of your own?
     
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  14. Prince Charon

    Prince Charon Just zis guy, you know?

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    I believe he or she was quoting Shirou, in the fight with Gilgamesh.
     
  15. siflux

    siflux Lurker

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    Bingo. You win an internet cookie. And an update, as soon as I finish writing it.
     
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    You’ve always wanted to play a Zelda game. According to the internet, they’re all the rage on Aleph. And after yesterday, ‘like Super Metroid’ is a great way to recommend a game to you.

    Daniel gently inserts the cart into the machine, and manages to stay quiet for almost a full ten minutes (you’re freshly out of the sewers, the princess rescued and in hiding) before he starts talking to you about the game. “What do you think so far?”

    “Tougher than Super Metroid, I’d say,” you analyze. “I’ve only got the three hearts -- well, four now, each worth two hits. In Super Metroid, I had 100 health per energy tank, so I could take something like ten or twenty hits even before getting more health. I feel like I have a lot less of a margin of error for taking damage.”

    “The two games are intended to be played in slightly different manners,” Daniel replies. “They’re both 2D action-adventure titles based around exploration, but the way death works in each is the big difference. In Metroid, if you turn of the game or die, you can only continue from a save station. Here, you restart with an automatic save from the last door you’ve gone through. The only sustained challenges are the dungeons.”

    “Like those sewers?” You ask.

    “More or less. The proper dungeons are all longer, with bosses at the end and new items inside. The sewers do have an extra heart container at the end and reloading a save brings you back to the start, though, so it’s pretty similar.”

    Another twenty minutes of silence from him ends when you get the bow in the first dungeon. “Yay or nay on going for this for the next episode?”

    You think as you wander through the dungeon, shooting enemies in their giant eyeballs with your new weapon. “Isn’t this a bit similar to the last one?”

    “The focus on melee changes things up, and the trappings of the franchise are completely different. We’d have to focus on something other than the exploration and gradual empowerment, and that’s core to what makes the series actually fun.”

    “Majora’s Mask,” Ted interjects from the other side of the room. “The high challenge there is planning how to get everything done within a time limit.”

    “Good point,” Daniel tells his friend. “We could avoid repetition by doing a Zelda game in a few eps and we can focus on one of the other games in the franchise to find different kinds of fun.”

    “What would I do?” You ask, wandering through the overworld.

    “Zelda,” the two boys chorus.

    “The MacGuffin?” You ask. “Hell no! I want to do stuff, not sit in a dungeon or a church the whole time.”

    “You know what this calls for?” Daniel asks Ted.

    “Melee?”

    Daniel nods. “We need some Smash in here.” He grabs a prominently placed box and pulls a disc out of it. “Save your game. You’re about to learn that Princess Zelda is awesome.” He puts the disc in a purple cube, presses a button on it to turn it on, and waits for you to finish up before switching inputs.

    An orchestral fanfare blares from the speaker as a hand throws a Mario toy through the air. Daniel presses a button on his dayglo orange controller and a voice and title screen announce in tandem: SUPER SMASH BROS. Melee.

    Daniel hands you a matching silver controller as he explains the game. “Two-Dee side-view fighting game. Victories by knocking enemies off the edges of the screen. Massive crossover game, primarily among Nintendo’s biggest franchises. Pick Samus if you want. I’m going to show you that Zelda is capable, not just there to get kidnapped.”

    He kicks your butt at the game, to the surprise of neither of you. Ted grabs a purple controller for the next round, coming in as some swordsman you don’t recognize called Marth. After you come in last again, Daniel cuts the trash talk to actually explain something.

    “Zelda is both one of the top five best character in this game and bottom five worst. I want to teach you a little bit of top tier play with her.” You pick Zelda as instructed. The others wait instead of attacking you once the match starts. “Right now, you’re in the character’s bad configuration. Like this, she’s playable, but she only has one good move. It’s one of the best moves in the game, though. Press Down-B.”

    You follow the button combo, and Princess Zelda turns into a goddamn ninja.

    “Sheik is normally considered a different character than Zelda, but you can swap between them if you’re inclined towards losing. She’s also solidly one of the best characters in the game, behind only Spacies,” He ignores your look of blind confusion, if he even saw it, “and, depending on who you ask, maybe Marth. She’s absurdly fast, has high priority, and has huge hitboxes on her attacks. All you really need to wreck people with her are fast reaction times. Also, needles, in case you don’t feel like letting anyone recover once they go off the side.”

    Daniel has switched to Mewtwo, which you remember from the brief but extensive Pokemon craze of your youth. Like this, the match is a lot closer -- you even manage to kill him once, and you’re pretty sure that you earned it, although Ted helped. Ted continues to wreck you with Marth as well, but it’s a lot easier to dodge with Sheik than it was with Samus. While you still end up in last place, the match ends less than a minute after you’re removed from the match.

    “If we did Zelda, we’d handle the big three with me as Link, Leet as Ganondorf, and you Zelda. We could work something out where all three end up on the same side, or everyone working against each other, or some kind of two on one, it really isn’t important right now. The important parts of the planning phase: What would be cool to watch? What would be fun to do? It’ll be a few weeks at least before we do another video. Plenty of time for you to play more and better understand your character beforehand. If you think of anything, just blurt it out, and we’ll figure out what to do with it over time.”


    Later that night, you find yourself staring at Lung, and hoping not to see him staring back.

    He does.

    The broadly built Japanese man turns his masked head directly at your rooftop hiding place for just long enough to clearly communicate that he knows you’re there. And if that wasn’t enough to make it clear, he says something to his minions, who move on without him.

    As the gang members leave, Lung stares at your position. As he taps one foot impatiently, you realize that you can either run or fight, but hiding isn’t going to work, and he isn’t coming to you.

    You’re terrified, but you remember one very important thing from your cape research. Lung gets bigger and more draconic the more he fights. Right now, he’s just a mundane human. He isn’t growing at all, which means he doesn’t consider himself to be in a fight. Which means that if he changes his mind about fighting you, you’ll have enough time to shoot him first or speed booster your way to safety. Or-inclusive. Run and shoot feels like a good backup plan.

    You drop from the rooftop into an easy two-point landing, your suit effortlessly absorbing the shock. Lung speaks first.

    “Tinker,” he acknowledges you.

    “Lung,” you swallow and, for some reason, correct him. “I’m, I’m not actually a Tinker. I’m just wearing the suit.” My suit, you think to yourself, but manage to refrain from saying. To everyone else, the suit is Leet’s, or maybe Samus’s.

    “You were following me,” Lung states. Like it’s a fact, even though you just ran into him right before now. You’d be doubly terrified if you had actually been stalking him, though. “If you fight me, you will lose.”

    “I don’t want to fight,” you admit. “But… if you’re going to kill someone, even if I’m going to lose, I’m going to try to stop you. No, even if it’s only for one night, I will stop you.”

    Lung emits a strange hacking sound. You tense up to run, but he still isn’t growing. Only after it continues for a few more seconds do you realize that he is laughing.

    He finally recomposes himself and responds to your ultimatum. “I was not planning on killing anyone tonight, not even any Nazis, but I do not guarantee their safety, nor their survival. Will you attack me anyway?”

    You gulp and crunch the numbers. Right now… nobody is probably going to die, and even if they do, the loss of the most violent members of a racist gang is likely to result in a net gain. If Lung was about to attack heroes, or civilians, or even be on his way to murder, that would be one thing. But as it stands… “Not until you go to kill again,” you confess. “If no lives are at stake, then it’s not yet time to sacrifice myself.”

    As the dragon-man turns to leave, you him a question. “Why were you pretending to be a Torizo?”

    “I don’t know what you’re talking about,” he lies smoothly. If you hadn’t been there, you would have believed him. “Perhaps you mistook someone else for me.” He walks away, in the same direction his minions left earlier, as he finishes speaking. “After all, I wear a mask, Hunter.”

    Tonight was the night of Sunday, March 27, 2011

    You have three day actions and one night action for the next day. Unless explicitly voted otherwise or something special comes up, I’m going to be assuming that Taylor spends the first action slot studying for the GED each day until she takes the test (unless she goes to school, in which case it will be the day’s last action), and the night slot patrolling. This leaves two day slots to vote on. The other two slots are available, but will not be listed in the plan suggestions!

    You’ve now been spotted in-costume. You should probably start considering a cape name for yourself. Your powers are still completely unknown, but you might want to tell someone about them eventually. Not a voting thing, just something to keep in mind.

    Next Day’s Day Plan (Two votes):
    [ ] Go to school
    [ ] Study extra for the GED
    [ ] You have a paying job now, right? Go play games with Uber and Leet
    -[ ] Let’s work on a different game or franchise than Zelda
    [ ] Get more gear for your power
    -[ ] How?
    [ ] Other (Write-in)
     
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  17. CKirk

    CKirk Praetor of New Phyrexia

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    [X] Study extra for the GED

    [X] You have a paying job now, right? Go play games with Uber and Leet


    Name vote:
    [J]:Hax

    [X]: Armory
     
  18. siflux

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    In the vein of utterly failing to not give away information about ourselves with our name, playing off of how we're not a Tinker and the title of an excellent spy novel:
    [J] Tailor
     
  19. DJK

    DJK Making the rounds.

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    [X] Study extra for the GED

    [X] You have a paying job now, right? Go play games with Uber and Leet
     
  20. MahoGuy

    MahoGuy Know what you're doing yet?

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    [X] Study extra for the GED

    [X] You have a paying job now, right? Go play games with Uber and Leet
     
  21. Scope

    Scope Versed in the lewd.

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    [X] Study extra for the GED

    [X] You have a paying job now, right? Go play games with Uber and Leet
     
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    subsider34 Versed in the lewd.

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    Yeah, no. Not supporting that idiocy.

    [X] Study extra for the GED
    [X] Other
    -[X] You really need to train. Getting detected by Lung earlier showed you that stalking super-villains carries certain risks you are unprepared for.

    [X] Name: Glean

    Its a descriptive that is nicely ambiguous and could be interpreted in many different ways.
     
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    Amatsumi Not too sore, are you?

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    [X] Study extra for the GED
    [X] Other
    -[X] You really need to train. Getting detected by Lung earlier showed you that stalking super-villains carries certain risks you are unprepared for.

    Name Vote
    [X] Arsenal
     
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  24. Biigoh

    Biigoh Tanuki Moderator

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    [X] Study extra for the GED

    [X] You have a paying job now, right? Go play games with Uber and Leet

    Name vote:
    [X]:Hax
     
  25. BBJimmy

    BBJimmy Making the rounds.

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    [X] Study extra for the GED
    [X] Other
    -[X] You really need to train. Getting detected by Lung earlier showed you that stalking super-villains carries certain risks you are unprepared for.

    [X] Name: Tailor (because I'm a sucker for a good pun :p )
     
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    Scope Versed in the lewd.

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    If you want something appropriate in leetspeak, Warez would be more fitting than Hax.
     
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    It also subtly reveals the only part of our power that's completely provided by spacewhalemagic: the Reality Marble.

    In case it hasn't been clear: Prana is totally a natural feature of this setting. Spacewhalemagic provided UBW, more juice than was previously available, and a knowledge of something you could do with it. While the PRT would probably rate you as Tinker or Striker or above-related Trump, the actual power powerset is purely a Thinker power informing you of a natural human ability and empowering it a bit.

    Warez is a great name! We produce pirated copies of stuff! Sadly, unlike IRL warez, they're technically inferior to the original product, rather than almost always being as good as the original or better.


    Just gonna make this clear now: Name vote is open until I need Taylor to give a cape name in-story. Could be this week's update, could be weeks from now. The story isn't overly planned, aside from the inevitable Endbringer attack (Which won't necessarily be BB; if you can prevent it from undergoing stuff like the bomb-pocalypse beforehand, the next enbringer will probably chose a softer target on the Eastern Seaboard. You're totes gonna attend though, because you couldn't keep Canon Taylor from going, much less her Shirou-ified version).


    I should totes have Behemoth go for an encore performance in NYC.
     
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    Scope Versed in the lewd.

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    Technically, Taylor could 'mod' something so it is at least better in one aspect unless Alteration isn't part of her powerset package.
     
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    Pretty sure we've already used Alteration, or that it's at least on the power list. Don't quote me on that, though, because I'm a total moron. At the very least, if you don't already know it, Alteration is a thing you are physically capable of learning.

    Caladbolg II arrow, away!

    EDIT: As predicted, I'm kind of a moron.

    Taylor has Reinforcement, which she has experimented on just enough to know that overloading things makes them explode. Lack of research means she hasn't yet figured out that she can also alter an item's properties in ways other than making them 'better'.

    She also doesn't know the Fate Magus adage that making something cheap and then reinforcing it is generally cheaper than just making the item directly of that strength. Of course, UBW and its ability to simulate a projection's history throws that all out the window anyway.
     
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    Today’s a school day! If you can avoid it, you’re never going back. And you can certainly avoid it today, and make the path towards avoiding it even easier if you spend that time at the library. Education is important, and you’re going to make sure you get one, no matter how much your teachers and classmates conspire to stop you.

    The books and practice problems you made yesterday have disappeared overnight. Were they even there when you got home? Next time, you’ll check more closely, you resolve. You weren’t caught with it, so no worries for now.

    Library time is study time! You’ll spend the morning with loads of (admittedly easy) algebra problems, take an early lunch to recharge, then it’s back to the math. And after that, video games work. You have a job now. Like dad.

    Oh wow, you’re going to be a high school dropout. At least the GED will still let you get into colleges.

    Library’s quiet this morning. It feels more productive, even if not by much. Factoring polynomials remains easy. You learned this in middle school, how is it a proper test for exiting high school? An entrance exam, maybe. Still, you prove just how easy it is by doing practice problem after practice problem, as fast as you can and perfectly accurate. (GED status: 4/30 study points)

    You talk a quick walk around the block while you eat the sandwich you packed, piling your study materials up in the meantime by one of the computers. When you get back, you log on to PHO.


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    ♦Topic: Super Metroid
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    Uber
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    Posted on March 25, 2011:
    New video’s up here. Samus really outdid herself. Leet and I are seriously considering having her back on for the next episode. Highlights are the boss fights, of course, but the whole thing is pretty good. We were pleasantly surprised that Samus hit 100% completion -- actually, 102%, since the Torizo encounter was unplanned.


    Leet’s just glad the power armor didn’t fail. We’ve been wearing his body armor since the beginning, and the Power Loader was an unarmored strength-boosting exoskeleton, so we were seriously worried the suit would fail during creation. Looks like we’ll be able to re-use it in the future. We’re both excited for Halo: Combat Evolved, and the suit will finally let us do Mega Man. It really opens up a lot of options while we can keep it running.


    Please watch the video or buy some merch! ‘9999’ and ‘1337’ shirts are still on sale through the end of the month. After that, it’ll be limited to what we have left in stock. Your support and the ad revenue keeps us in business!
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    ► AllSeeingEye
    Replied on March 25, 2011:
    Samus, if you see this, can you PM me? I wanted to thank you for what you did to the Merchants. They nearly killed me and my friends once. Let me buy you lunch or a beer or something.
    End of Page. 1, 2, 3, 4


    You’ve already developed fans! Well, at least a fan.Sure, it isn’t under your still non-existent cape identity, but it is for your actions, and that’s what’s important! You knew people would be better off with the Merchants gone, but that still felt great. You decide how to deal with your fan before getting back to math practice. Another day or two like this and you’ll finally be able to move past math you could do in your sleep. (GED status: 5/30 study points)


    “Smash Bros or Link to the Past?” Uber asks.

    “A Link to the Past,” you respond. Uber proved his point pretty well yesterday. Despite usually being the damsel in distress, the princess can be pretty awesome. Plus she has a bunch of ninja gear that you can’t wait to copy.

    “You can take a number of the Dark World dungeons out of order,” He comments as you work your way through the second dungeon. “It’s an important strategy for speedrunning.”

    “Don’t you still need to clear them all?”

    “Sure, but the critical path through the game can be shorter if you do them the right way. Plus, a lot of the tools help you get around more easily.”

    “What about the other Legend of Zelda games?” You ask him. “Can you take dungeons out of order there?”

    “Depends on the game,” He analyzes. “Original NES game is pretty buggy. Link’s Awakening lets you sequence break heavily, especially if you use the glitches in the game boy version rather than playing DX. Ocarina of Time? Only through glitches. More recent games like that and Twilight Princess are much more averse to legitimately letting you play through the game out of order.”

    “So, that’s not part of what makes it a Zelda game to you?”

    “It is, though. Got the Miyamoto quote about it?” Uber says that last part back to Leet, who’s been Tinkering again today while you play.

    “Yeah, one sec,” Leet messes with a computer for a minute or so. “When I was a child, I went hiking and found a lake. It was quite a surprise for me to stumble upon it. When I traveled around the country without a map, trying to find my way, stumbling on amazing things as I went, I realized how it felt to go on an adventure like this."

    “So, that quote is by the original series dev,” Uber explains. “That’s why the original game has hidden caves scattered all over the world. That’s why some of the games build the map as you go. That’s why Okami is a Zelda game, theming aside.”

    “But that’s not the only thing that’s fun with this game,” You struggle to put your thoughts into words. “I mean, I like collecting tools, and how most of them both help you get around the world and help you fight--that’s it!” You realize. “The fights. The challenge of beating or evading a roomful of enemies. Of figuring out how the various tools interact with them, making a plan, and executing it.”

    “Physical challenges, puzzles, and exploration, all in a world that doesn’t break suspension of disbelief. Standard high fun, really.”

    “High fun?”

    “People like things that challenge them, but are still beatable. That push them to their limits and that make them think, that make them grow in order to overcome them. Low fun is electrocuting the pleasure center of your brain. High fun is overcoming a complex challenge by discovering something about it and using your resources against it.”

    “How does someone overcome a challenge through a video?”

    “They don’t,” Uber explains, “But they can live out the challenge vicariously through it. They can guess at how to beat it and feel exultant if they figure it out first or happy that the protagonist prevented their mistake from happening. If it’s fun for the player, it’ll be fun for the viewer.”


    You armor up with your Varia Suit as you head out for another evening’s patrol. You could claim that you’re building an identity with it, or that you’re using it because it’s a complete all-in-one solution for protection, mobility, and nonlethal takedown, but you really just keep using it because it’s your favorite of your two suits of armor. Because it’s yours.

    You roof-jump the edge of the Trainyard, looking for people in danger, but tonight seems a lot quieter. Maybe the gang war is already settling down as the two sides agree on new boundaries. Maybe you just guessed wrong about where the fighting would be tonight.

    Two helmeted figures pace the street below you, clearly on edge. One turns his or her head in your direction and waves, pointing you out to the other.

    Is everyone going to spot you when you do this? Clearly, you need to work on your stealth if you want to avoid being found. Not that being spotted is an inherently bad thing. Meeting more capes tends to be to your advantage, either as potential allies or people you need to deal with urgently.

    The cape pulls a board off his back, revealing himself as Kid Win of the Wards. The two get on, both barely fitting, and hover up to where you’re standing. You take the opportunity to scan the board as it approaches -- only a mundane hoverboard, if you can really call a hoverboard mundane. You don’t understand the physics behind it, but the fact that it isn’t a Noble Phantasm is indication enough that it isn’t doing anything truly impossible, just stuff you don’t understand. Being able to create hovering platforms will be convenient and fills a hole in your mobility, but your suit is otherwise a superior option for getting around.

    New Trace: Kid Win's Hoverboard [Kid Win]

    “Hey, is that Leet in there or the pilot from the video?” Kid Win asks.

    “From the video. Leet made the armor, but it was made for me, and it was my using it that made this copy of the Varia Suit notable. It’s mine.”

    “Aww, you’re not a Tinker, then?” He pouts. “I wasn’t expecting you to be, but I was still hopeful, you know? Three other tinkers around and two are villains and the last never has time for me.”

    “Is it really that big a deal?” Vista buts in. This close, you can make out the forest-green and white color of her costume. Even if you hadn’t recognized that, there’s only two girls on the Wards, and this very clearly isn’t Shadow Stalker.

    “It really is. I can barely figure anything out without someone to bounce my ideas off of who understands what I’m talking about.”

    “Hey!” You interject. “Uber and Leet aren’t villains. They’re just misunderstood Rogues.”

    “Ugh, a fanboy,” Vista mutters.

    “No, really! Uber has this whole lecture on how they don’t technically commit any crimes. And also about how someone called Canary shouldn’t be put in the Birdcage.”

    “He at least has that much right,” Vista agrees.

    “What are you doing out here?” Kid Win asks, bringing the conversation back on topic.

    “I have the suit, so I wanted to be a hero.”

    “Good luck with that. Tinkertech needs to be maintained frequently, and Uber and Leet are already planning on how they’re going to reuse it next.”

    “The PHO post?”

    Kid Win nods.

    “If something happens, it’ll happen. For now, I can save lives.”

    “Good way to think about it.” Kid Win compliments you. “Long as we’re all here, wanna patrol with us?”


    The three of you don’t run into any other capes, but you still feel satisfied by the night’s results.

    New Traces: Assorted [Kid Win] gear

    Today was Monday, March 28, 2011

    Name vote is still ongoing!

    If you want specific [Kid Win] gear, please note it in the comments!

    Next Day’s Day Plan (Two votes, up to two more if you cannibalize morning study or evening patrol):
    [ ] Go to school
    [ ] Study extra for the GED
    [ ] Continue playing games planning with Uber and Leet
    [ ] Get more gear for your power
    -[ ] How?
    [ ] Meet up with AllSeeingEye for lunch
    [ ] Other (Write-in)
     
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