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Trainer in a Faraway Place


Oh hi there~

Posted by Papika , in Internet, BZP, General Life Jan 22 2017 · 136 views

Alternative Title: Oh Forgot To Mention This

Hi everyone! How are you all doing~~~~? So, hi, my name's Chloe, everyone knows me as Blade, yada yada yada~.

Well, this is probably going to be a short entry, but....

Oh, by the way, I'm a transgender girl, so, yeah, there's that too~ ^^

P.S. I'm Windy's Lesbian Lover now, so <3


Life, The Universe, And Everything.

Posted by Papika , in Random, Internet, Writing, BZP, General Life Mar 22 2014 · 491 views

Disclaimer: This will likely make no sense at all. This most definitely does not reflect my true feelings, and is mostly random musings for something.


(The following is an excerpt from a rather odd research paper. The full thing is rather too odd to even consider posting, however, it has had the most intriguing parts left in for people to read. Judge for yourself how sane this person is. We have not yet reached a conclusion on how this guy could seem so insane with so few words, but it happened.)

Are we alone in this universe? Is there life out there? I am not really sure, to be honest, however, it is most definitely possible. When you consider that there are many different planets, each with their own particular conditions to it, I am sure that there is more than one that has the potential to sustain life. It might not be a close planet, but the possibilities are there. However, if that is the case, why have they not contacted us? Do they not have the means to yet? Or have they actually contacted us already, and we just do not know it? Those number stations, are we certain they are really from places here on earth? Or this Blade guy, how are we certain he is not really an alien? Either way, considering most planets would have to be many light years away, it might simply be that they have no real way to travel this far yet, if they can even travel at all. Or might even just feel comfortable staying on one planet for the rest of their lives. Which is a good thing, if they are not a peaceful race, as getting conquered is never a fun feeling.

On that note, what would they even look like? Would they be drastically different? Would they even be scaly as everything likes to show? Or would they be just as potentially varied as creatures of earth, possibly even resembling some of them? Is it even possible that the 'parallel dimensions' that everyone has a fascination with is actually just a world far, far away? After all, we just have to look to Star Wars to see that possibility in action. Or maybe they are totally different. What physics would even exist on that possible different world? Would they be similar to here? Would people be able to jump high into the air? Would mysterious red mushrooms grant these people the ability to instantly grow taller, and only shrink upon getting hit? Or could there be aliens that never really die, but always just faint?

If it were possible for us to travel in space as well, would any other planets even want us to visit them? Would they want anyone to? Or would they want to just be hermits, living alone in the galaxy forever, so as not to risk things going badly for them? Would they even have concepts like emotions, or their own varied types of things; or even nothing at all? Would they enjoy any of the things we do; or would they enjoy all of them? On the flip side, would we even like their stuff, or would it be so foreign even to us in the current times where some foreign things are starting to become typical for people, that we would go 'what is this, really'? Would they have their own concepts of music? Are some populations the type that would just plain talk in song? Would they just randomly burst into song at very random points, like you'd see in some of the musical shows or such that you see around everywhere? Is this the real life? Was Bohemian Rhapsody really an alien song all this time!? ... Ahem, excuse me, went off on a tangent there. Anyway, my point is, aliens? Like music. Love it. Music is their lives. Don't let anyone tell you otherwise.

Aliens, contrary to what I wondered earlier, really do like games of all types. If they are video games, they love them. If they are normal games, they're all over it. Sports? They kinda like them, I gues- *VUVUZELA PLAYS LOUDLY IN BACKGROUND WHILE EVERY ALIEN ON THE SURFACE OF THE PLANET LOUDLY CHEERS FOR WHATEVER TEAM IS PLAYING IN THEIR GAME OF SPACE FOOTBALL, SINCE ALIENS ACTUALLY CALL SOCCER 'FOOTBALL' AS WELL* Okay, I stand corrected, they really, really like sports. That was just a fragment of fans, after all. Forty two percent of aliens say they hate sports, but that still leaves the other fifty eight percent to enjoy them very much. They say it is partially due to the strategy part of it, though given that it encompasses many galaxies, that reason probably varies a lot in comparison to how humans would normally think about it. The strategy game genre is rather heavily enjoyed, however, which kinda backs up that claim, so it might be closer to the truth than people might think. However, they also happen to like action games, especially action adventure games, and most especially action adventure games that have Role Playing Game elements, since leveling up and getting stronger while moving around freely is something that every alien should attempt at least once in their life. Sports video games are also heavily liked, though mostly among the fans that just can not play the normal versions for whatever reason. Of course, some alien companies have come to earth to showcase that, by either releasing many versions of a sports game a year, covering it up by having their name be different, or crossing over sports elements with other game elements. Inazuma Eleven? Yeah, aliens. It is why aliens are so prominent in it at times.

Aliens rather enjoy many types of food. While some species can not handle certain types of food, there's enough variation to have that not be much of a problem at all. Of course, certain people get rather up in arms at being eaten, since morals are not really totally the same across the universe... There has been a movement to try and stop one species in particular, but strangely the notes sent just randomly vanish. There is a theory going around, however, that the notes have been eaten, but why would that happen? That just seems weird and odd and I doubt that is what happened really. Either way, aliens like food, especially human food. But do not let that fool you into thinking they enjoy humans as food, that is just wrong; it literally means that they enjoy the food humans enjoy too. "Human Food" I believe they call it to the pets that the humans have.

Also, speaking of pets, dogs? Cats? They are secretly aliens. Their cover has not yet been blown, though, and they have requested I keep it a secret, especially from the Hamster-Kind. However, I believe I can mention it to alien-kind, such as yourselves. Hopefully you all can keep it a secret as well, to everyone. After all, safety for aliens everywhere is key, no matter what they look like, or what they think, or what other aliens they hang out with. Always practice safety, always travel in twos, and never be out when the stars are on the other side of the planet. Which is technically always, but still. Just carry your house everywhere, those snail aliens, although slow, set a good example for the rest of alienkind. Just try to be more like them. Slow and steady wins the race, is that not right? So also be like those human creatures known as turtles. Turtles are nice and good. Better than the hyenas at least, I mean, who would want to laugh almost all the time, I mean, that is just crazy, ha ha ha... ha...

Contrary to popular belief, aliens also have a lot of emotions as well. Both more and fewer, but everyone has emotions. Humans are about mid to lower range on the scale of emotions, and it is really difficult to explain how they are both spot on at times, but also rather very simple for emotional ranges. It is odd. Humans are very good at being odd and complex creatures, that is for sure. Their time system is also very weird, considering no-one seems to have an idea at what time it really is.

Did you also know that some aliens have really good imaginations? It is true! There have been many intergalactic reports of aliens having very good imaginations, and being very creative. (The LEGO group? Yeah, aliens. You did not hear it from me, however. Bionicle? Totally aliens.) Their creativity, however, leads others to think they are not aliens, oddly enough, though. This sort of event has not yet been explained, and it even happens to other aliens species. Wait, what journal is this going into... Oh. Oh this one. Uh, forget what I just said. I am positive, however, aliens have good memory. They most certainly do not forget things rather quickly and get distracted easily and accidentally stick things into the wrong folder and then start writing stuff up. After all, I believe the average alien IQ level is around 300 or so... Or was it -300 on human scales... Hmm... I will have to look for that equation later, I know I put it around here somewhere. Aliens are also very good scientists and mechanics, it took them like two years after they discovered electricity to create computers and a system that let them transmit stuff into space! Wait, human research paper, right, this is all just a guess in my mind. Also, Milky Way planets, I am so disappointed Pluto is not a planet; sure it is so far away, sure it is so small; but who is anyone to judge the size of a planet, does that not let people more easily meet up? I am sure you have not had the problem of having friends on vastly different planets and never getting to see them because the price of rocket fuel is so expensive that it does not make any sense to, no matter how much you want to see them... So things with small surface space would be nice!

And on that note, the moon. People try to tell you that nothing is on it? Hah! No, no, things are definitely on it. Mostly just flags and the like, but I am certain, just below the crust, there are actually species. ... Okay, no, I am making that up, there is no livable atmosphere there, sadly, but, I am certain if things tried hard enough, they could at least have an outpost or two there, while they prepared for heading to earth to make contact, at least until they finish that artificial atmosphere they were working on last I checked. Assuming they have not finished either already, of course. Those aliens can be crafty, you know, what with blending in- ahahahaha, I mean they could blend in, if given the proper time to figure that out! Of course that is what I meant, why would I not mean that? Besides, with a universe this large, why would any aliens choose this to be their first place to check out, and maybe stay here because they really liked it?? That would be preposterous. ... Do people still say Preposterous? Yes? Okay, good. Anyway, where was I... Oh right, spacecraft. Have you even seen anything that looks like a spacecraft? ... All those satellites might not be ours? Okay, yeah, you have a point there. Hm, yeah, that could be it, I mean, it is not like we, I mean, the aliens put it there or anything... Oh, hey, would you look at the time, I think I have to go meet a friend that's totally not an alien! Totally not. Why would anyone be an alien, we are not martians, we are humans! Everyone knows there is no such thing as martians after all, ahahahaha.

(Though we are not, we are not even from the Milky Way, heh. ... Wait, this is not the 'review' section of the comments, for the love of... This is permanent ink, too! Someone get white out before a human sees this, and starts panicking and showing all this evidence to everyone!)


What did I tell you; totally random.


Well, I Broke Steam

Posted by Papika , in Internet, Steam Dec 23 2013 · 572 views

Alt Title: This Seems To Happen Like Once A Computer Anyway.

So, I just get back to my desktop, right? Well, things needed to update. Specifically TF2. well, this happened...

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Yeah. Hint: My internet's not that good.


Steam Summer Sale/Minecraft

Posted by Papika , in Half-Life, Gaming, Computers, Internet, Minecraft, Steam Jul 12 2013 · 475 views

Alternative Title: Wow I'm Still Doing The Alt Titles

So, the Steam Summer sale is very cool. Main thing I'm annoyed about right now is not waiting for that Sonic bundle, but I think I've gone on about that long enough now, so I'm just gonna drop it. =P

Also, I never really talked about it much, but I think the Trading Card system is rather interesting. It could be better, with a more standardized booster pack drop system, but it's not that bad, and actually gives a use for the badges. =) The way they're handling the summer sale's badge is interesting, though. Not likely to get more than one level on the badge, but I'll have one for sure, provided I don't mess up and forget to vote at one point. =P

Next, Minecraft; it's new update is cool! Except for the fact that one server's waiting on a reset, the other on bukkit to update like two months from now, and, uh, I guess that's all the servers I go on. =P I hate zombies now. I expect to be hating Spiders or Creepers more in 1.7, judging by the recent updates. =P

Also, I was briefly captured by the Dread Pirate 'skfer' and he destroyed my lack of HL2 Episodes 1 and 2. He was a Dalek Pirate in an interesting turn of events, it seems.



Posted by Papika , in BZP, Computers, Gaming, Internet, Minecraft Dec 23 2012 · 396 views

[Marathon Go Go!]

Oh yes, forgot to mention this in the last entry; there were two BZPCs this weekend! =D So, since Friday night was so awesome, I decided to go for BZPC 14, and stay up until 2 AM once again! =P No issues getting into the server last night; everything just worked. Threw away my extra stuff before ET showed up, but forgot I was in creative, so I picked it all up again, and just obliterated it by throwing it back in the creative menu. =P

Once everyone was ready, I quickly placed a bed, and then once setup time started, I ran off and found a hole to stay in. Punched trees, and ignored the masses of mushrooms around. I quickly made a pick(stupidly using up all my planks for sticks at first. -_-), and then started on making a stairway to the bottom of the earth. Quickly things started going wrong, as I found a ravine like 3 feet from where I made the base, and as I was trying to look around it, I got shot off the edge by a skeleton, survived, and then got shot by another skeleton(Or he followed me, I'm still not sure). Well that wouldn't do; but it was still set-up time, so the death didn't count. I quickly went back in, dove into the pool of water, and reclaimed my sword from the skeleton, which had picked it up. Skeleton, you should stick to your bow, because I beat you with just my fists. HAH!

Once I got everything back, I noticed some iron! I grabbed that quickly, and made a stairway back up. I missed my base, which led to a second stairway into the ravine, and then went back into my base, smelted the iron, and then proceeded to try and find a safe way down the ravine. Not two blocks going down the side that I got knocked off initially, I ran into the stairway that I had made to get up. 0_o I wasn't complaining, I started to expand that, and found not too much... Though, I eventually ran into a cave, and started to clear it out. The first time, however, I ran into a zombie with I believe full leather on. I killed it easily, but saw a skeleton nearby. At about that point, ET died to a skeleton. Take note of that, it's death two by skeletons, set-up or real. =P With one officially out of the game, I continued to look around, finding some stuff which I mined out. However, as I was getting overconfident, a skeleton appeared to antagonize me. Shot me in the back, but I managed to kill it. I quickly ran and got some mushrooms, and headed to the surface, getting the mushrooms I passed up, making a bowl in the process. Mmm... Mushroom Stew. That stew probably saved my life a lot.

Back in my mine, I sealed off the drop to the ravine, and proceeded back to the cave I found. Except, instead of heading into the dark cave, I headed back to where I saw that skeleton earlier. It was gone. What did it do, circle back to ambush me? Was it the skelly I killed? 0_o Either way, I moved onward, eventually finding a second underground ravine. I noticed a zombie, killed it. Cleared a path, backtracked for a moment, returned, and saw a spider. Killed it without it even touching me. At about that point, I checked my map, and noticed an odd spot, so I just tunneled toward it, eventually thinking to go further down to attempt to find diamonds. That... Was not a good idea. I started to mine out the place after running into coal, and iron. Proceeded further in, found more coal, and more iron. I also found lapis; MI's favourite Minecraft item. =P Unit had to leave at about that time, unfortunately. I established a temporary base in that man-made cavern eventually, as I kept clearing it out. Thinking I should check out that odd spot, however, I quickly mined my way to the surface, running into MORE stuff that wasn't diamond. After reaching the surface, however, I saw nothing. Not even the odd dirt footsteps I had seemingly been hearing. 0_o The odd spot turned out to just be an odd half-beach, if you can even call it that. Just shore with like 5 blocks of sand. When I was back down in the mine, however, Bambi died as well. By being shot by a skeleton.

With three down, I decided it was a priority to find diamonds, so I went and started digging around to try and find them behind dirt and gravel. So began the reason I set up that temporary base and began to expand it and set up double chests. So much dirt; so little diamond.(Including that verbatim since you seemed to like that quote, Cholie. =P) I spent like an hour, if not two, digging out all that dirt, and all that gravel. So many shovels, just wasted. I found Gold, and iron, and coal. But no diamonds anywhere at all. Heck, I even stopped keeping that to myself, and began to mention it, since I was just surprised. Unit had returned by then. Of course, since MI had switched alliances by that point, I formed an alliance with him. It seemed, however, that every time I'd say 'diamond', Unit would run into some. xD Actually, anything anyone mentioned, Unit would run into. =P However, shortly after he returned, Cholie blew up. Poor MI was left with no partner. xD

I was getting rather annoyed with the lack of diamonds, however, giving the quote that I said earlier about that point. I ran out of places to dig, so I instead started to strip mine the cave, thinking that there should be diamonds somewhere in there. I get to one passage just as AT got disconnected because of Internet issues, and find that I've stumbled onto a cave with TONS of redstone. Like, masses of it. I had discovered some earlier, but it was accompanied by the bottom of the map. =P Lapis, redstone, Gold, you name it, it was probably there. I secured a part of it, but I seemed to run out of torches(Protip: Check your freaking inventory before you think that. -_-), so I just got rid of one section that seemed to be bugging me, right near the entrance. BINGO. 8 freaking diamonds, right there. I was rather pleased about that, but almost out of hunger, with no Mushroom Stew left, and Unit halfway across the map. I go to the surface, run out of food, run back down as it drops me to half a heart, cook the chicken I found, eat it, but only have three bars of food. Unit had to leave for 10 minutes then, and Ry got disconnected as well, leaving MI searching for me. I tried to monitor his progress, but he was too smart for me, and wouldn't give his co-ords, despite the fact that he'd kill me in an instant anyway. =P Luckily(Err, um, yeah, maybe not), Ry logged on at about that time with the news that AT couldn't return because of the internet problems, so I tried to get MI to search for Ry instead of me, but I also got the brilliant idea to go and grab lava to at least counter kill whoever found me. From the unlit cavern. With half a heart left.

So, I go to grab the lava, hiking through the mine I had uncovered, bypassing the coal I left, and reaching the cave. In my haste, I didn't catch the skeleton sound. Of course, a second too late, I saw the skeleton out of the corner of my eye, and tried to grab lava. Of course, the sound of an arrow hitting a wall, dropped my attention from that. I turned around, and saw the skeleton right behind me; no means of escape. Resigned to my fate, I rushed the skeleton. *twang* "BZP_Blade was shot by a skeleton." "Respawn" Well dang. I should've just stayed in my safe hidey-hole. ;_; A couple minutes later, Unit shows up, and a few minutes after that, everyone has the ultimate showdown that decided the match; Ry killed MI and Unit, and too victory. MI got his Lapis platform, in a little funny coincidence there. =P And I did very well, considering the only real reason I didn't survive until at least Unit return was my brilliant plan to go exploring. =P

It was awesome fun, however; and I will certainly join BZPC 15 whenever it's ready. =D



Posted by Papika , in BZP, Computers, Gaming, Internet, Minecraft Dec 22 2012 · 300 views

[The First Attempt]

So; BZPC 13 was last night, and I joined in it as well for once. After a few technical difficulties at the start, everyone got in, and the game started. Me being clueless, I didn't have much of an idea of how to start off, but I slowly got the hang of it, doing the same as normal, and acting like a dwarf and heading underground. Turns out that I had a ravine right next to where the base was, which I revealed as I dug a staircase down. After killing a Creeper with a Stone Sword once the set-up period ended, I went and got some iron. I crafted a helm, and went looking around for food because I needed it. When I headed back, I noticed iron on a ledge close to where a zombie was moaning for brains, so I made a bridge over. ... Turns out, the zombie could walk down, so he went and gave me a hug, knocking me into the lava below; 2 blocks away from the nearest water source. xD

So, I respawned, and tried to stave off an undead and spider infestation where my Spawn point was, though I died once before I was set to Creative. xD After that, I just made sets of uber enchanted armour, and just randomly did stuff as I waited for the others to die(A couple were eliminated shortly after me, though.), and after a while, initially as a joke, I made a beacon, which the others then embraced.

However, ET eventually wandered near the beacon, and I decided to follow him for a bit, especially after he noticed the desert temple I saw. I mostly just wanted to act as a ghost spectator, but unbeknownst to me, desert temples are trapped worse than I thought. >_< He opened up the treasure room, and I followed to look. I must've landed by accident, though, because I heard that I hit a pressure plate that had tons of TNT under it. I kinda accidentally blew ET up. >_< See, I had no clue what happened; I'll admit I heard the pressure plate, but for some reason at that moment, I thought it was one of the chests opening. >_< However, after it happened, I wandered around, trying to open one of the chests, not realizing the disaster I had caused. I then went out, since nothing was happening, and I thought I was about to crash for some reason. Turns out I did, because of all the TNT. Log back on, and I get confused because I had no clue that ET had died, and not sure what happened, I go back and see a crater. Learned two valuable lessons there: 1, never do what I did when in a desert temple. 2, Always hover when a ghost, and try to stay away from other players. =/ Luckily, due to the whole nature of the situation, ET was let back in, since a) I couldn't kill anyone then anyway, and b) It wouldn't have happened if I had've stayed floating in the air, since ET was actually being more cautious than I was.

The rest of the game was interesting, but not nearly as bad as me epically failing with the above thing. Ddude eventually barely took down MI, and then he decided to make podiums, and we all started to craft Fireworks. After I realized everyone else was crafting them faster than I could, however, I just resorted to keeping watchout and shooting skeletons and other bad things that might try and eat anyone passing by. As we were working, however, the topic of interest was how close Unit was to getting potions. Well, randomly, a lag spike hit Unit, and caused him to freeze up. Apparently, a Skeleton decided that was time to take his daily target practice, and used Unit as a pincushion. Everyone was rather shocked about that, since he was so close to the potion requirements. =/

Eventually, it came down to a fight in the Nether, intentional or not, between Bambi and Ddude. One died, then the other followed shortly after, which prompted a lot of chat, and much celebration. We had a fireworks set-up, and then some of us decided to spawn two Withers(Partly due to miscommunication), and we then killed them off, and nuked a mountain(Or at least most of it, somehow part of it survived. 0_o), setting up masses of TNT while MI was idle, getting the winning picture ready, though it was set off prematurely because of redstone proximity. =/

So, yeah, that was pretty much it, and it was a chaotic but very interesting match, with over half of the players dying from environmental deaths, and, of course, me very horribly failing. But it was fun aside from the whole 'accidentally killing ET' part, and a good way to join in on the BZPCraft games. =D


Minecraft Misadventures #5

Posted by Papika , in BZP, Computers, Gaming, Internet, Minecraft Dec 21 2012 · 278 views

[I'm Going To The Neeeeeeetheeeeeeeer]

So, following up from the last Minecraft Misadventures, I decided to head to the Nether after a little bit of not being sure what to do and making sure everything worked with the 1.4.6 update. This being the first time I went to my portal since I temporarily disabled the Nether Portal texture, I was amused to find the portal was all blue. =P Nonetheless, I went through once more, my view now on Short, so I could see the actual Ghasts, when they appeared. =P

First thing I did, was explore up the mountain I kept ignoring last time. Nothing, though I saw a mysterious place across a chasm of lava, so I made a bridge across. Ran outta cobble, but I luckily had dirt, and thought 'eh, I'll just use dirt for the last three blocks', estimating it. It literally used three blocks, which I never pull off. =P I explored around, but there wasn't really anything of interest, except for glowstone I couldn't reach without it falling in lava, which was unfortunate. =/

I continued looking around that spot, however; but as I was making a tunnel, my pick broke, so I had to head back. When I returned, however, I went around another way, headed more to southeast or so. After I spotted the first ghast of the session, I tried to kill it, but it was having more luck, managing to set the spot where I was standing on fire. I wasn't exactly pleased, but I survived that. =P I turn around, and find that another Ghast had crept up behind me, and was trying to kill me as well; however, I dodged a couple blasts, and then killed it with my first reflected shot, also gaining two gunpowder and a Ghast's Tear in the process, which I was pleased about.

I continued to make my way around the Nether, but nothing TOO exciting happened. I ran across a few more Ghasts which tried to kill me, but neither I nor the Ghasts had too much luck. I also did not find a single Nether Fortress; I think I had horrible luck in dimension generation there. =P On my way back, however, another Ghast tried to ambush me, however, I managed to somehow predict where it'd be correctly, while it was off screen, and killed it without even seeing it. Pure luck there. xD Unfortunately, it was over lava(Obviously, I can't have good luck, can I?), so I didn't get a single thing out of that, but still. That was awesome. xD Did I mention that I'm now playing on Hard now, since I never turned it off from when I was playing on NightCraft's world? Yeah. =P And I got back without any incident either.

What bugs me, however, is my death the last time. I found a portion of land around where my portal is, and it looks as if I was just barely missing the ground.(Not that it really would've helped, due to fall damage, but still) If I had've held forward, I probably would have avoided falling into the lava. I suspect a Ghast is to blame for that hole, since a ton of them were shooting me then, so there's no guarantee what they shot up. =P

Anyway, I get back, and wander around a little. I fixed up one of the many cave tunnels in my base, sealing it off so I can dig the gravel away and see if there's anything good around there later. I also got more potatoes. I have an entire stack of baked potatoes now, and a second stack coming soon. xD I then recalled my glass issue, and went to go get that, raiding a nearby beach. I also traveled around the nearby segment of land, looking for a good spot to make a train station, but couldn't find one yet. I also found a medium slime, but it was trapped in water, so I euthanized it. But I'm still alive!

I think that's about it. It was a rather boring session, since I wasn't entirely certain what to do, aside from the Nether run. ^^' I really expected to find a Nether Fortress, too... =/


Oath To Order

Posted by Papika , in BZP, Computers, Creativity, General Life, Internet, Nintendo, Writing, Zelda Dec 21 2012 · 282 views

I ran up the stairs to the clock tower in the city I lived in. Above the building, the moon grew ominously nearer. I reached the top, and realized the gravity of my situation, even as my resolve simply grew greater. I thought back to how this all began, and how I got involved in all of it. As I recalled the thoughts of the past week, I played the sacred song... The Oath to Order.

(Three days ago)

This past week was the festival of the moon, a traditional celebration that involved everyone wearing masks that were said to have great powers. I didn't believe that, or the rumour of the world ending on 12/21/12 at first, until I first saw the moon in an odd position in the sky. At that point, three days earlier, a mysterious fellow told me that an important, special, and very dangerous mask had been taken from him, and that it needed to be retrieved in three days; the exact time when the fireworks celebration would take place for the festival of the moon... And the exact time when the world was said to end. I never made the connection at first, but that soon changed, when I ran into a masked child, who taunted me about the green-clad hero's destiny to save the world, or let it burn.

I found it odd, but I quickly asked around, and found out that it was said that a person wearing green clothing was to appear and save three four protector giant with a magic sword and instrument. I shook it off; however, when I got back to my apartment, I realized that the clothes I was wearing that day were indeed green, and noticed that my keyboard synthesizer somehow was still working, despite not having had batteries in it for months, and being unplugged. Starting to get creeped out, I showed one of my friends what was happening after I noticed it, and they gasped, and informed me, that I was apparently the hero of legend. Not fully understanding, I was directed to the nearby swamp, where I had to go into the ruins that had long been there, and fight through many monsters. Eventually, I freed a spirit that had been trapped there recently, and learned a new song from it, that was simply called the 'Oath to Order'.

Traveling back, I realized I had about 2 and a half days left to get this task done, so I ventured toward the mountains in the distance. I didn't realize it would be as time consuming as it was, but I journeyed on, and eventually reached a temple at the top of a snow-covered mountain, and once again fought through it, facing off against creatures I could previously only dream about. I wondered why things were suddenly appearing, but brushed it off for the moment, having freed a second spirit. I also found it strange how familiar this situation seemed, but moved forward, headed toward the nearby ocean next. At that point, I only had 1 and a half days left, so I quickly hurried, discovering a hidden shrine on my way, which contained a sword that even I could sense had strong magic powers in it. Disregarding that for the moment, I made my way through a segment cut off from the rest of the ocean, and eventually reached an enigmatic place in the middle of the ocean. I battled my way through that too, and found a third spirit, who filled me in on the rest of the legend.

Apparently I had been destined since ancient times; the so called 'end date' being a call to the hero of fate to step up and save the world, or watch it be destroyed. The mayans created a magic mask that eventually grew a personality of it's own. Fearing the great power of it, they sealed the mask away. They knew it wouldn't hold forever, so they 'predicted' the end of the world, which was in reality three days after the seal broke. Due to the child-like nature of the evil sentient mask, they figured that it would 'play' with the inhabitants of the world, by giving it a warning, which is why they placed the 'end of the world' after the breaking of the seal. To combat the power, however, they crafted special tools to repel or seal the evil once more; the Blade and Keyboard of Fate. In order to stop this moon, however, I must free the last spirit of the giants, they told me, and then play the Oath to Order.

Finding myself back in the city with only a day left, I quickly headed to the last place that there could be evil nearby; the graveyard. On the way, it all started to make sense to me: Why everything seemed so familiar, what the deal was with the legend of the Mayans, and why the masks were said to be magic. There was a game that was created to 'test' for potential Heroes of Fate, and to imprint in their memory the song that was necessary to either reset the chain of events, or the song to stop the events from ever occurring again. The Mayans weren't just predicting the end of the world; they were rather predicting when the evil they sealed would be able to wreak havok once more. And then destroy the world. Because obviously that would happen anyway. The masks were magic, especially the ones handed down through the generations. Not all masks in the world are magic, but I found out the ones crafted during the festival do get imbued with special power. I tracked down a good number of them in the previous days during the festival, however, I hadn't initially thought them to be useful.

Further questions, however, had to wait, as I arrived at the graveyard, and made my way into an ancient spiraling hole descending into the ground. After making my way through the depths, I defeated a large monster, and freed the last giant, who instructed me to find and retrieve the last masks I was missing, and then call them when the time was right. I didn't know when that was at first, however, as I went around the city, tracking down the last few masks and helping people out in the process, I realized the 'right time' was at midnight of the final day of the festival, when powers were said to be the strongest. At that point, I knew where to go, and after I found the last two masks, I took my collection, and headed to wait for the clock tower to open. As I headed there, I noticed people being told to evacuate; I guess they realized the grave nature of the situation. I can't let them down.


The clock struck midnight a few minutes ago, and now I am running up the stairs, finally caught up in my tale. I'm at the top now, and I'm looking around, but I don't see any... Wait; what's that? The child from three days ago? How is he hovering in the air? What the!? He's causing the moon to speed up it's course! The Keyboard... It's my only chance. I have to play it. I have to play the Oath to Order... Here goes nothing! I play the song... And nothing seems to happen at first; though the kid is freaking out. I then head rumbling sounds off in the distance, that aren't caused by the moon... But; is it really enough?! Wait... What's that sound? It's like the song is echoing... I listen closely, and then look over the side of the Clock Tower, and realize that people have not evacuated after all. They put that much faith in me, and are now echoing it in the melody that spread throughout the city and surrounding countryside... They are echoing the Oath to Order! Just as it seems all hope is lost, a glimmer of light shines through, and the four giants appear, just in time.

The giants push out against the falling moon quickly, barely managing to stop it in it's tracks. I stare in shock, not entirely able to believe that it's all over, however, the child seems to be going even crazier, mumbling stuff about how things don't end there, and then lowers to the ground, and collapses, as the mask levitates into air, and beams into the moon. I frown at that, not noticing a way up, however, the giants channel the energy that is not being used to stop the moon, into sending me into the heart of the moon itself... Here goes nothing.

What.. Is this place? It's not what I'd expect at all... A sprawling field, with a lone tree in the middle. I go to investigate, and find five red haired children, looking like the mysterious fellow from earlier. I talk to the children, and they request the masks I collected. I complied, and handed over all the masks, and then they disappear, forcing me to talk to the last child, who is wearing the evil mask. He hands me one final mask, saying he wants to play, and I accept the mask, and don it, even as the scenery warps, and the mask floats in the air, tentacles suddenly appearing from it's back.

I draw my sword, only to find it's become a dual helix styled sword. I gasp in shock, and look at my reflection. I... have become the legendary 'Fierce Deity', resembling his look right down to the last detail. I finally understand my role in all this, and I turn to the mask with a cold look. I dash forward, slashing out at the sentient mask, sending out beams of light in the process. The mask recoils, however, the remains; which the spirits of the giants were trapped in earlier; suddenly appear from seemingly within me, and take on semi-physical forms. I quickly destroy them, and continue to attack the mask, however, it quickly knocks me back, causing me to wince at the force of the attack, and then grows arms and legs.

The first thing it proceeds to do... Is moonwalk away from me. I just stare at it, and shake my head, and then go on the offensive, slashing out at it quickly, even as it whipped it's 'arm' out at me, slamming me into a nearby mirror. The mirror shatters, and I lay there face-down for a moment, however, the thought of all the people counting on me; believing in me... It gives me a reason to stand up. I slash out once more at the mask, and it seems to yell in pain, before transforming once more, into an even more humanoid form. It seems to be wanting me to give it my all... So that's exactly what I will do. This is for everyone in the world; I will not lose! I slash out at the monster with all my might, and every attack seems to fuel the next, dealing more and more damage. The last attack seems to fatally damage the mutated mask, and it roars in pain, slamming me back once more, this time, however... I can't hold on...

What happened next was told to me only by by-standers afterward... But, apparently the moon's 'face' disappeared, and went back into orbit. I appeared on the grass outside of town, still unconscious, with both the Fierce Deity Mask and the evil mask near me. The evil mask seemed relatively intact, aside from a slight discolouration where I had fatally wounded it. When I came to, I saw the child who caused all this trouble, trying to explain that he had just been lonely, and that the mask took over his thoughts after he first found it. The odd fellow that started this whole journey was also there, and thanked me for retrieving the mask, and then walked off. I made no effort to stop him, since the evil seemed to be stopped, and I was in no condition to even really move. I just wonder if that was enough, or if that was really all that happened... I seem to recall the mask saying something like 'thank you' as it was dying.


For the record, this is to be read as if the person has only three hearts. Makes the big fight much more suspenseful. =P

(Also, the ending sequence takes place at about 3-4 AM-ish. Earlier than when it would take place in Majora's Mask, simply because it's too early to do anything more without going over the time IRL. =P)[/hr]


NightCraft #1

Posted by Papika , in BZP, Computers, Gaming, Internet, Minecraft Dec 20 2012 · 585 views

[A New Journey]

So; as I decided the other day, I'm starting a new series of nightly Minecraft entries, based on my playthroughs. However, this is a second series, that'll run alongside Minecraft Misadventures, taking place in a world of it's own. That way, people looking for a dedicated entry series won't be confused by the fact that I started the entries of Minecraft Misadventures like halfway into the world(After I got the major stuff, like, you know, 19 diamonds. =P), whereas the people who like Minecraft Misadventures won't be disappointed by me prematurely cancelling the series, which is not happening, just to reiterate. These are two different series, and this might even be paused for a few days, until I can get into a rhythm of balancing the two series. Basically, the two series will be updated whenever I play the respective worlds(The Minecraft BZP Series for this, and The Map for Minecraft Misadventures).

With that over with, let's get on with the show, shall we?

So, I generated a new world, thanks to the kind seed suggestion from Biobeast in the comments of Minecraft Misadventures #3.(For the record, the seed was 'thisistotallynotagoodseed', apostrophes included. =P) I spawned... In trees. Again. I look around, and sure enough, I'm once again in a jungle. Honestly, I could use some variety, like, you know, Extreme Hills, or a desert or something. xD I look around, and find that I'm actually on top of a REALLY big hill. Checking my minimap shows me at about layer 80-90 or so, which is pretty dang high up.

I began to look around at the scenery, looking, in fact, for where the 'bonus chest' that contains my starting equipment went to. In the mean time, I see tons and tons of trees, quite a bit of sand(That should give me plenty of glass. =P) I still couldn't find that chest, however, no matter how much I looked, and decided to just give up on it for that moment, and focus on making a hole in the ground to hide in(I set the difficulty to hard, thinking it might give more entertaining deaths for you guys. =P). However, as it started to turn to night, I got the idea to look around for the torch(es) placed with the chest. After a little while, I see the light coming from UNDER a tree. ... Literally two seconds from my spawn point. I must've passed by it a dozen times. I was not impressed at that, but laughed it off mentally. =P

I headed back to my makeshift base, and hollowed it out, having still just had dirt. I started the mineshaft that'll be used a lot in the near future, and then began making a staircase down the side of my base to go get some cobble, getting 8 just in time to make a furnace; I had only gotten one torch from near that chest, and things were getting rather dark in the hole I made. So, I quickly made a furnace, burned a tree, and got charcoal to make a quick few torches out of. Went back, grabbed more cobble, and make some stone tools, including a sword. Continued down a little further, and then decided to check and see if it was day... It was.

I quickly worked on expanding the outer area of my base a little, and then made a door, so I'd be a little more protected. After that, I decided I wanted to get started on the mineshaft, so I went to grab sand for glass from some of the beaches. In fact, I found one near a small... pond, I guess. Seems too small to be a lake.(Though, you could argue it's a river, since it's in a forest/jungle thingy.) As I was digging the sand, however, I saw gravel. Recalling how many people have luck finding stuff hidden under gravel, I dug it all out, running out of shovel in the process. However, my extra persistence paid off: I found 3 iron hidden under all that. Still no sign of Coal, though.

Digging my way back, I made yet another staircase back up to my spawn area, and headed over to my dirt base, and smelted the iron and sand into iron ingots and glass. I broke the ceiling of my base in order to put in a skylight, just as it was changing to night. So what did I do? Well, I towered up with dirt to the tree that seemed to be blocking some of my skylight's light, and broke the leaves of the tree. What, do you guys do something else at night? Sleep? What's that? =P

After that minor detour, I headed back down my dirt pillar, and ran into a zombie. Someone's gonna call me out on this as 'cheating', but I just stayed on the pillar, in my sword's range but out of the zombie's, and smacked him to redeath. =P (Hey, I have no armour, of course I'm going to choose the option with less chance of death. =P) Interestingly enough, that was all the baddies for that night. I was rather surprised no skeletons tried to shoot me. 0_o

Got back in, quickly dropped things off, and took the remaining glass being smelted. (two blocks, not enough for anything but windows, which unfortunately are not possible right here. =P) I then headed out, and tried to make a spiraling staircase up a HUGE jungle tree, but stopped about halfway, when it was taking so long to do. I still managed to get about 12-15 lumber, though. I then just spent the rest of the time just taking a leisurely jog around the jungle, looking for anything interesting, but alas, I only found one odd cave that just connected two sides of one island, and a bunch of cows, which I killed because I had no other use for them yet.(That's going to bite me in the future, I can tell it) Two got stuck in the leaves, though. xD

I headed back, and made some ladders to get my mineshaft started, but after going down three layers, I just stopped there for the night, because it was getting late.

Hopefully I'll have more of both NightCraft and Minecraft Misadventures up tomorrow, but we'll see what I have time for. I wanna get around to the Nether(To die some more! 8D), but I'd like to see what's up with NightCraft's very odd lack of coal. I have yet to find a single piece of coal yet. Granted, I probably have just been missing it all, but... I'll need it kinda soon. xD

So, for now, Blade out!


Minecraft Misadventures #4

Posted by Papika , in Minecraft, Internet, Gaming, Computers, BZP Dec 19 2012 · 317 views

(I Love Redstone)

First things first, thanks to Biobeast for the quick Redstone tutorial for those pressure plates; it really helped. =D
Now then... Following up from last night(Since I went on earlier than 10 PM today. :rolleyes:), I continued to deal with my redstone problem. Thanks to Biobeast's comment in the last entry, I knew kinda what I was in for. However, I hadn't made redstone repeaters before, so I had to go and quickly look that up. =P Once that problem was solved, I got to setting up my redstone doors; I expanded the cavern-like area I created last night, and refined it slightly. I had to redo where I got into it eventually, but, I also managed to get the pressure plates on the same level as the door. =D
First off, I started with the redstone torches, placing them as Biobeast had explained, one set on top(Which go first, which is important), and the second set on the bottom. Then I dug a 2x2 hole one block down, and put the first set of repeaters down, and redstone wire connected on the other side. That's when things got tricky, since I was down a ways. I refined the process after a bit, but pretty much what I did was to run the redstone around a split, up a ledge, back to the middle, and then up another ledge to where the pressure plates would be. It honestly took longer than I thought it would to pull that off, of course. =P But it worked, even though I messed up and went and broke one of my stone pressure plates with my fist. >_>
I repeated the process on the other side, only barely not breaking into my staircase in the process.(One more block over, and I would have. =P) After that, the doors both magically opened, even when you only stood on one pressure plate! =D Once I finished that, however, I decided to take a little break from redstone, and I went to do other things. I made an enclosure for my redstone cave, and in the process befriended another slime! That was short-lived, however, as I went into my nearby huge cave to get more stone, and the slime followed me the short way, falling to it's own doom. I initially made a grave for it too, but the sign glitched and showed nothing on it, so I reclaimed the sign, and left it unmarked. =(
Once I finished with that, I decided to go and try to FINALLY mark off some of those silly achievements that related to farming. Completed the first two, but then I got to the cake one, and had to go find a cow, since there were seemingly none around me. After traveling around a lot, lighting up even more area with torches, having a horde of Creepers try to blow me up, taking an arrow to the knee, finding unlit caverns, running across my new house, and deciding not to look in the quarry due to another creeper wandering around, I went back home, and found a cow further to the south(I think?), just standing where I used to have some sugarcane. xD I got the milk, tried the recipe, failed badly, and had to resort to looking it up. I'm actually glad it wasn't so far away, though, because I only grabbed one bucket, and needed three.(And wheat instead of bread. >>')
So, after all that, I finally got the cake, which apparently is not a lie. I expanded my sugarcane farm a little again, and harvested a ton of potatoes(BAKED POTATOES FOR EVERYONE!), and decided to take a break.
However, whenever I go on next, I will be making another trip back to the nether. You know, because I didn't learn the first time. =P

/EDIT: Gah, the tags and everything are all messed up for this entry. >_> Had to use parenthesis tags instead of brackets.

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Pokedex Completion

-Pokedex Title- Seen/Caught

Kanto Dex: 109/62 -- Yellow

Johto Dex: Not Yet Started -- Crystal

Hoenn Dex: Not Yet Started -- Emerald
Kanto Dex, National Mode: Not Yet Started -- FireRed

Sinnoh Dex: Not Yet Started -- Platinum
Johto Dex, National Mode: Not Yet Started -- SoulSilver

Unova Dex: Not Yet Started -- Black
Unova Dex, National Mode: Not Yet Started -- Black 2

Kalos Dex: Not Yet Started -- ???
Hoenn Dex, National Mode: 721/721 - Main File/Alpha Sapphire

Alola Dex: SOON! - Main File/Moon (The 18th can hurry up... ;-;7)