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#36121 Online Geardirector

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Posted Dec 12 2012 - 11:38 AM

Not quite.There have been exactly two reboots. One because the story had grown too large, the other because of a massive down time.The setting often changes in some way at the end of a year, but you usually can carry characters over.

 

Splendid, I was hoping to keep some of my characters, while discarding some of the others. Whorok for example, really didn't turn out that well, possibly becuase he's really just a racist with a height complex.

 

It was worth a try.

 

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Posted Dec 12 2012 - 11:48 AM

The story is not ending in 2013; it is continuing. Those banners, avatars, and teaser images Nuju has been posting are simply teasers for next year. The BZPRPG does not reboot quite as often as people may think: it has rebooted twice, to be exact: once to eliminate several years' worth of complex storyline, and once after the forums moved, for obvious reasons.

 

As such, I think we can expect the current storyline to continue for several more years before another reboot, if it ends up rebooting again at all.


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Posted Dec 12 2012 - 12:02 PM

Several years of things increasingly going to heck? Ooh boy...
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Posted Dec 12 2012 - 03:53 PM

Since the last reboot was at the end of the Mata Nui robot getting just about wrecked followed by several reality jumps, I think it is going to take a while to have something as serious as another one taking place.


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Posted Dec 12 2012 - 04:55 PM

Uh...Who gave a toa (Onuzek) a gun?
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#36126 Offline Axilus Prime

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Posted Dec 12 2012 - 05:06 PM

He took it from someone else's char. 


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Posted Dec 12 2012 - 05:07 PM

Tillian.


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Posted Dec 12 2012 - 05:10 PM

[font="'comic sans ms', cursive;"][color=#000000;]Pffffffffffffft.[/color][/font]

 

[font="'comic sans ms', cursive;"][color=#000000;]Yup, he got it the only way Toa can have tech in this RPG: from a Vortixx. ;)[/color][/font]

 

[font="'comic sans ms', cursive;"][color=#000000;]Which was TD's idea.  Blame him if the world blows up.[/color][/font]


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Posted Dec 12 2012 - 05:11 PM

So he's had it for awhile? Strange, he hasn't use-wait, now I remember reading his profile. Never mind.
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Posted Dec 12 2012 - 05:12 PM

It's all Tyler's fault.


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Posted Dec 12 2012 - 05:15 PM

[color=#000000;][font="'comic sans ms', cursive;"]Yeah, strangely enough, he hasn't had to use it.  Maybe because he doesn't really get into fights.[/color][/font]

 

[color=#000000;][font="'comic sans ms', cursive;"]Wonder why.[/color][/font]

 

[color=#000000;][font="'comic sans ms', cursive;"]:[/color][/font]


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#36132 Offline Ice cream JL

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Posted Dec 12 2012 - 05:31 PM

Either they're too afraid or he's too kind hearted to even want to fight.


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Posted Dec 12 2012 - 06:12 PM

Hey JL. I posted as Nei. In Ga-Wahi. A Long time ago.


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Posted Dec 12 2012 - 06:15 PM

Of course, that's what the PM System is for.

 

Anyway, poor Lohkar, losing the Islets.


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Posted Dec 12 2012 - 07:22 PM

In which the Wanderer takes on a tiger.


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Posted Dec 12 2012 - 08:00 PM

http://www.bzpower.com/board/index.php?showtopic=119&p=475099]In which the Wanderer takes on a tiger[/url].

sulov koskium: killing muaka BEFORE IT WAS COOL

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Posted Dec 12 2012 - 08:05 PM

Should have killed a Kane-Ra for more originality.


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Posted Dec 12 2012 - 08:08 PM

Should have killed a Kane-Ra for more originality.

You don't get much more original than punching a giant cat with a shovel prosthetic.

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Posted Dec 12 2012 - 08:09 PM

Touché.

 

Although I was referring to Stannis stabbing the Muaka with his plot-stick.


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Posted Dec 12 2012 - 08:11 PM

sulov koskium: killing muaka BEFORE IT WAS COOL

Yeah... I never paid attention or remembered that event until you just brought it up. So neener neener neener. This at least puts Sulov and Stannis on equal terms, you hipster. :P

 

Should have killed a Kane-Ra for more originality.

Emzee gave me Muaka, not Kane-Ra.


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Posted Dec 12 2012 - 08:16 PM

Okay then, Muaka is perfectly fine.

 

So, will Stannis be keeping the Plot-Stick?


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Posted Dec 12 2012 - 08:29 PM

Seeing as the Plot-Stick is in two halves and in the Muaka's head, probably not. 


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Posted Dec 12 2012 - 08:36 PM

Obviously one must pull the two halves of the Plot-Stick out of the Muaka's head.


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Posted Dec 12 2012 - 08:39 PM

Obviously Stannis is not collecting the two-halves. He uses spears and pikes, not mere sticks. He's a polearm soldier, not an eskrima user.


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Posted Dec 12 2012 - 10:32 PM

Just double checking: by how much does a Parakuka increase your running speed by.
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Posted Dec 12 2012 - 10:57 PM

I would imagine the Parakuka increases things by 1.5-3x the original.


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Posted Dec 12 2012 - 11:04 PM

Should the attacking Xa-Koronans be taking this long to beat? Seemed to me they were made out to be pretty weak.


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Posted Dec 12 2012 - 11:06 PM

Well, there are a lot. Don't forget the nui Rama too.
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Posted Dec 12 2012 - 11:06 PM

They're just about defeated, but they did have numbers on their side.

 

What -is- taking this long is my post. :P


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Posted Dec 12 2012 - 11:11 PM

Two questions:1 Zharuk and Genno are running through the jungle right now. They were keeping pace with Naona until she took off with her kakama. Would they be able to get to the fight in time, considering that Genno has a parakuka?2 Will you allow us to capture a soldier and have him spill the beans? Ortherion currently has a captive trapped in a stone pillar.
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Posted Dec 12 2012 - 11:17 PM

Common sense says no, your characters wouldn't get there in time.

 

And while captives may seem important, they can only tell you a few facts:

 

1. Xa-Koro is destroyed.

2. There are two other ships.

3. The people of Xa-Koro will have their revenge... someday.

4. They hate the mainlanders.

5. They think the mainlanders destroyed their city because of a fear that Xa-Koro would become too powerful and capable of defending itself against mainlander oppression.

 

Other than that, prisoners have literally nothing of vital consequence to share. Those are all the beans to spill, I'm afraid. Bwahaha.


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Posted Dec 13 2012 - 12:15 AM

Just double checking: by how much does a Parakuka increase your running speed by.

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[color=#000000;][font="'comic sans ms', cursive;"]To my knowladge, it doesn't.  If I remember correctly, a Parakuka only gives near Pakari-level strength and near-Calix level reflexes, but not a Kakama-like increase in speed.[/color][/font]


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Posted Dec 13 2012 - 01:41 AM

Parakuka require energy to live, and this is consumed from the bodies of their host, but the Parakuka is also an energy generator that will give its host, at least for a while, more than it takes. It grants its host great strength, speed, and agility if “activated”, meaning that the Parakuka gives its host extra strength from its own energy reserves. This energy makes the host faster, stronger, and more agile than normal beings.

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Bolded parts mine.

 

An activated Parakuka gives its host increased strength, agility, and speed. As far as I know, none of these traits are quite as powerful as the abilities granted by a mask (eg. a Pakari user would still be a bit stronger, and a Kakama user a bit faster, than a Parakuka user), but they are potent all the same. 


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Posted Dec 13 2012 - 01:43 AM

But the boost only lasts ten minutes. Let's say it takes ten boosted minutes to go from point A to Le-Koro. Once you get there, it would still be too late, and if it wasn't, there would be no energy to fight with. Soooo...

 

Common sense says it's pointless to even try. : P


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Posted Dec 13 2012 - 01:51 AM

 

Parakuka require energy to live, and this is consumed from the bodies of their host, but the Parakuka is also an energy generator that will give its host, at least for a while, more than it takes. It grants its host great strength, speed, and agility if “activated”, meaning that the Parakuka gives its host extra strength from its own energy reserves. This energy makes the host faster, stronger, and more agile than normal beings.

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Bolded parts mine.

 

An activated Parakuka gives its host increased strength, agility, and speed. As far as I know, none of these traits are quite as powerful as the abilities granted by a mask (eg. a Pakari user would still be a bit stronger, and a Kakama user a bit faster, than a Parakuka user), but they are potent all the same. 

 

According to GCSE PE: Power = Strength X Speed. The Parakuka grants a user increased power - therefore, Speed must be one of the things granted.

I would say it increases speed like how the Hulk is so much more faster than Bruce Banner, simply because he has much more raw power.

 

Oh, and is the assault going to lead up to another big, Peers plot?


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Posted Dec 13 2012 - 01:55 AM

Oh, and is the assault going to lead up to another big, Peers plot? 

This is the Peer's plot, JL. It is a piece in their ambage puzzle, a component of their myriad.


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Posted Dec 13 2012 - 02:03 AM

And by Ambage, do you mean that Ambages spearheads everything, or its just a word that can't be found anywhere, even on Urban Dictionary?


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Posted Dec 13 2012 - 02:07 AM

am·bage  (mbj)

n. Archaic1. Ambiguity. Often used in the plural.2. ambages Winding ways or indirect proceedings.[Back-formation from Middle English ambages, equivocation, from Latin ambges : amb-, ambi-, around; see ambi- + agere, to drive; see ag- in Indo-European roots.]am·bagious (m-bjs) adj.

You said something, JL?


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Posted Dec 13 2012 - 02:19 AM

Also, nobody should be using Urban Dictionary to look things up if they're self-respecting truth-seekers who want to maintain credibility. You should have just Googled it, because the definition is right there.

 

Edit: Or Baidu-ed it, or whatever.


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Posted Dec 13 2012 - 02:48 AM

Sweet Mata Nui, Ambages. If Kehuri could hear his thoughts.

 

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