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106192 No. 106192 ID: ed33de

Discussion Thread for my first quest, Team Port Echo! I hope to really expand this universe with many adventures for our heroes.

Here I hope to show around some art, answer any questions you may have about these characters without spoiling anything, and figure out ways to improve the dice-roll system.

https://tgchan.org/wiki/Team_Port_Echo
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No. 123485 ID: 11f77a
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No. 125491 ID: 11f77a

So bad news first, I don't think I'll work on Team Port Echo's current quest for a while (or again). With suggestions appearing less and less I feel I put too much work in it with stats, upgrades, maps, puzzles, and the like. I felt ambitious, yet it does wear me down. It doesn't seem many are interested right now. But not all quests last long here, as expected. I ought to reboot it in the future—but for now I'll just keep to holiday threads. I'll make some quests based in the TPE universe, borrowing the same species and the like.

Good news is I've decided to make TPE a full graphic novel instead. Who knows, maybe someday you could find it in a bookstore. I managed to make myself some free time to write and draw more and I feel TPE has some potential.

In other news I made a new quest: https://tgchan.org/kusaba/quest/res/902109.html

You may recognize him from the holiday/Secret Santa posts. But I thought a simple dating sim would be nice, simple innocent fun with Ganymede trying to share his feelings for Eudora.
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No. 125494 ID: deec6e

>>125491

I'm actually sorry to hear that! I liked Port Echo, I liked the art, the story seemed like it was going places. For some reason I just couldn't keep up with it properly. I only read through and posted very occasionally - and eventually I lost the thread on the plot and didn't really feel like making a post without, y'know, knowing what's going on and since the thread itself so seldom surfaced when I had free time and was skimming Quest... hrm. Bit of a self-fulfilling prophecy there, really. I couldn't pay attention, because I didn't see it when I could pay attention.

I do feel as if you perhaps just never got that critical mass of active posters needed to keep the thread running - or that you lost them somewhere along the way - which is a sometimes problem even for the more popular threads and why some good threads die of neglect. It may have been at least somewhat down to bad luck on your end. I certainly don't feel as if you did badly, other than perhaps in having a relatively complex set of mechanics for players to keep in mind.

Perhaps things would've worked better if you'd only had one main character (or introduced the others way later), or if choices required less mental effort to understand and respond to or if the mechanics had been simply simpler and looser. Perhaps the quality, if anything, ended up being a little intimidating and subconsciously constrained the posters' 'do X funny thing' proposals that you always see, making the post and bump count fall by the wayside. Perhaps by designing and 'prefabbing' the world and abilities you took away a creative fun factor you could've exploited to gain more player engagement. Or perhaps not! It's hard for me to say what caused the lack of interest, especially as I was interested, just not... posting.

Really, I am sorry to hear you've hit a demotivational wall. That's not fair, especially when you put a great deal of excellent effort and thought into your quest. You've got plenty to be proud of if you ask me, even if it didn't end up going where you hoped. Here's to your comic efforts working out!
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No. 125495 ID: eeb7d9

Sad to hear about the TPE Quest, i like it a lot, even tho i have a hard time reading so much text (but that is just me having a hard time reading english). I hope to see you light novel tho! The pices were all there, it had great potential! Maybe it will be more beneficial for TPE if made in other format. Looking foward for that Novel.
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No. 125498 ID: ab52c1

Sorry to hear it. I've always liked seeing TPE pop up in the catalog but had trouble coming up with suggestions (it doesn't help I'm constantly far behind on all the quests I like). Wish I could offer a more helpful critique.

The date's cute already!
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No. 131277 ID: 11f77a
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131277

So I'm just going to dump HURON pictures here since this disthread is now going to be anything related to the Team Port Echo universe. I'll see if I could get the mods to re-title it to something like "Port Echo Universe Discussion"

Veisar is having his physical with Driga. More bloopers on the way!
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No. 131278 ID: 11f77a
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131278

Driga and Njar undergoing some serious tests in hardlight technology
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No. 131279 ID: 11f77a
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131279

Oh no!
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No. 131280 ID: 11f77a
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131280

Sertis has to take care of some Fleechworms the only way he knows how
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No. 131281 ID: 11f77a
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131281

Poor Sertis. It's hard to maintain equipment fighting creatures with acidic blood.
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No. 131282 ID: 11f77a
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131282

Something something Husk something Ortess boobies
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No. 131283 ID: 11f77a
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131283

Key thought getting to her target through the ventilation system wouldn't have repercussions. Woops!

Alright I'm done for now.
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No. 131284 ID: e7c7d3

>>131279
Forgot about the hardlight experiment pic. It's a good one!
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No. 131287 ID: 4f51b2

Nice art dump. Your style is one of the best :D
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No. 131290 ID: 11f77a

So I'm trying this thing out. Quests will update normally whether you join or not. But I hope to do more than that if anyone is interested. This patreon includes anything related to Team Port Echo and Huron. So you'll see the progress I'm trying to make on the graphic novel as well! I'm new at this so I hope everything is fair at least.

https://www.patreon.com/teamportecho
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No. 131339 ID: 11f77a
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131339

Veisar celebrates Halloween! Hastily done sketch.
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No. 131413 ID: ce39da

Okay, can somebody explain the "light behind the mural" talk that the most recent suggestions seem to be citing? I think understanding the context behind that might help me form a better response to... all this that's going on here.

Also, have we drifted to non-canon territory? Is this an elaborate dream sequence? A vivid hallucination? Because the only alternative besides these I can think of is that there's now straight-up magic in the Port Echo universe.
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No. 131414 ID: 0d5cb3

>>131413
I think it's really just as straight forward as the light seeping in through the cracks in the mural in the panel that Ganymede was thrown into. I'll admit I'm not sure where that is in relation to the worm, but it seems to be elsewhere since Eudora is the one standing in front of the worm in that other panel. But checking a previous update, maybe that's where the amber instrument is?
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No. 131415 ID: ce39da

>>131414
Amber instrument? Okay, at this point, I know there's some sort of prophesy I'm forgetting here.
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No. 131417 ID: 0d5cb3

>>131415
If I could remember how to point to posts from other boards, I would, but in the thread, it's what the Mother Umbari mentioned before they start painting the mural.
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No. 131433 ID: 11f77a
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131433

Alt. picture of Driga from the ass day submission [>>131363]
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No. 131434 ID: eeb7d9

>>131433
I need to see this in the quest now. No matter what.
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No. 131509 ID: 11f77a
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131509

Key (the assassin) has some interesting plot twists on her missions
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No. 131510 ID: 11f77a
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131510

Above variant without clothing or dialogue.
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No. 131647 ID: 11f77a
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131647

Njar (the Constructor) answers her hardlight abilities
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No. 131648 ID: 11f77a
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131648

New panel arrangement of a previous question with Key's most embarrassing assassination mission. Easier to read.
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No. 131752 ID: 11f77a
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131752

Late Christmas post starring your favorite gal!
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No. 131753 ID: 11f77a
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131753

My, my. She's very defiant. It only serves to punish her to endure more.
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No. 131765 ID: 11f77a
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131765

Cybil has some struggles transitioning from Beach Day. Brought to you by Patreon!
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No. 131857 ID: 11f77a
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131857

Gurrich recalls his journey of blood and sand. And the beginning of a vengeance.
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No. 131861 ID: 4f51b2

>>131857
This one is pretty intriguing.
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No. 131965 ID: 11f77a
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131965

Veisar is Mole from Atlantis: The Lost Empire.
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No. 131967 ID: 864e49

It's not dirt, it's tHe SpIcE.
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No. 131970 ID: c09fb4

>>131965
Veisar, I do hope you screen that dirt for toxic chemicals, dangerous biologicals and radioactives before eating it.
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No. 131971 ID: 2aa5f0

>>131970
he's building up an immunity
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No. 132011 ID: 11f77a
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132011

Made by JiggyDino! This is now the official costume when Ganymede plays a Paladin in Grottoes and Goliacoths
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No. 132074 ID: 11f77a
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132074

I often imagine Holster sounding like Frank Drebin. But I realize Huntoons speak more like the soundtrack of Annihilation.

I often imagine Holster being dubbed by Frank Drebin, then.
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No. 132411 ID: 11f77a

Decided to make a poll. Which mercenary from HURON do you want to see naked? (Ya perverts.) You can vote multiple characters!

http://www.strawpoll.me/19617147
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No. 132412 ID: 11f77a
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132412

>>132411
Oh, here they are all together since names are still, probably, unknown.
(left to right): Key, Gurrich, Driga, Sertis, Husk, Ortessus, Holster, Veisar, Njar.
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No. 132413 ID: 4f51b2

>>132412
I love how diverse theid designs are.
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No. 132414 ID: 11f77a

>>132413
Thank you! I absolutely love designing characters and species!
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No. 132463 ID: 11f77a
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132463

Freebie this time around. Driga has miscalculated the amount of force her gloves apply and her clothes literally ripped right off! Now it's sold everywhere as a home device to immediately undress for beds and showers.

They say most inventions are accidents!
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No. 132486 ID: 11f77a
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132486

Asked for a collection of random words and I had to draw lewds involving a random species of mine.

Word Loaf
Species: Cnidarian
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No. 132492 ID: 11f77a
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132492

Word: Pillowy
Species: Huntoon
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No. 132494 ID: 11f77a
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132494

Holster is in a tight spot, luckily he can teleport back with the help of his trusty butler.
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No. 132495 ID: 11f77a
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132495

Oh no!
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No. 132531 ID: 11f77a
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132531

Celebrating the creation of one of my personal favorite characters recently. Somehow I remember the date.
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No. 132560 ID: 11f77a
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132560

Possible ending. Maybe.
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No. 132572 ID: 0b8b86

>>132560
Yeah i wish. Actually no, i don't like harems.
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No. 132577 ID: 891b91

>>132560
tfw increasingly want to ship Ganymede with Nennekee
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No. 132580 ID: 4f51b2

>>132560
That's the goal.
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No. 132641 ID: 11f77a
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132641

Njar has lots of 'splainin to do.
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No. 132642 ID: 11f77a
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132642

The family that rebels together...
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No. 132662 ID: 11f77a
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132662

A new multi-choice poll: https://strawpoll.com/3x2w978p

Someone's gonna end up naked. Help Driga out!
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No. 132747 ID: 11f77a
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132747

You voted.
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No. 132748 ID: 11f77a
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132748

"Suck on this"
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No. 133282 ID: 11f77a
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133282

pretty women from Paligrij
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No. 133283 ID: 11f77a
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133283

This ichynth is relieved from work~
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No. 133355 ID: 11f77a
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133355

Goatbreaker™
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No. 133368 ID: 11f77a
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133368

Wonder what a buff Eigo would look like? They're usually naturally skinny/gaunt. I drew this cause there's some #buffwoman arts trending on twitter

And next to the happy lady is Thad about to get a crushed pelvis from snu-snu
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No. 133369 ID: 406574

>>133368
I like buff Eigo!
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No. 133370 ID: ac70ae

>>133369
I second your sentiment! She looks awesome!

Looking at how tall she is relative to Thad makes me wonder what the height distribution is for Eigo males and females. Is she unusually tall, Thad unusually short, or is it both?
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No. 133374 ID: 11f77a

>>133370
In my head just unusually tall. Like you often get tall women irl. Small hiccups in genetics like that or something. Who you'd find as a cheerleader vs. women's basketball.

I'd like to draw this Eigo again in the future too! So I'm glad y'all like her.
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No. 133375 ID: 9ea12c

>>133374
Hell yeah! You gave her a name yet?
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No. 133377 ID: 11f77a

>>133375
I haven't! I've been jumbling around some ideas for a name (but nothing concrete). And seems I've thought of her past already--whoops!
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No. 133381 ID: 4a9aa5

>>133374
Glad to hear you're gonna do more with her! Maybe she could be a background character in-quest.
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No. 133386 ID: 11f77a
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133386

Buff goat returns to argue with Key about some dodgeball rules! Also inclined to name her 'River' as her main name and 'Styx' as her nickname.
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No. 133387 ID: 9ea12c

>>133386
What is Kay angry about? Sore loser?
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No. 133389 ID: 11f77a
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133389

March's blooper for Patreon fans! Hang in there, Gurrich!

>>133387
She's always angry 'bout something. Maybe River throws too hard.
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No. 133390 ID: 11f77a
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133390

Njar talks about her biggest love interest. Seems like they didn't really have a good influence on one another.
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No. 133447 ID: 11f77a
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133447

She's stuck. Send help =C
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No. 133448 ID: 11f77a
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133448

Tongues! Sajjas tongues can grab, btw. Ya know... to hold onto food.
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133502

I finally got around to (what I hope to be) the final draft of the planned graphic novel. The dropbox link should work and there is a way to download the pdf in the sidebar somewhere. There's still a bit of character design and concept art to do before I start illustrating the first page. Enjoy!

Link: https://www.dropbox.com/s/hkmsynjb5pqvbs5/TPE101_script.pdf?dl=0
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133844

Driga looks back on what prompted her to go merc.
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No. 133845 ID: 11f77a
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133845

So I'm starting to allow random ideas (sfw) for the characters in my universe. Someone requested Key with one of Veisar's legs for some unusual purpose. Hmmm...
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No. 133911 ID: 11f77a
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133911

New quest idea. Huron High School with all your favorite mercs!
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No. 134237 ID: 11f77a
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134237

Veisar, Victor, and Cybil all answer short questions from September's poll!
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No. 134426 ID: 11f77a
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134426

October's question!
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134548

I seem to have forgotten this one as well
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134549

Ortessus is finishing up her demolitions test. She seems to have everything under control.
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Huge blooper dump thanks to the Patreon members who make it possible! Join my Patreon to suggest more stuff and vote for things!
https://www.patreon.com/teamportecho
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134550

Egads! Looks like she got the riddle mixed up. Although it's not entirely her fault for how stupid the memorizations are...
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134551

Ortessus gets a rude awakening from her Cnidarian friend, Husk.
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No. 134552 ID: 11f77a
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134552

Njar shouldn't be standing anywhere near Sertis' acid tank in a bullet fight.
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134553

You can't blame Arthocobs who suffer from vestiphagia: the desire to eat fabrics. Poor Njar for being in the wrong place at the wrong time.
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134554

Njar is still losing her clothes! At least she has Veisar to help sew them back together in the heat of battle.
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134555

Hold on for dear life Driga!
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134556

Ortessus vs. Njar.
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Thanks to her quick crafting knowledge to make a claymore mine out of some tape, a glove, and a claymore mine--Ortessus has blasted all of Njar's clothes off.
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134557

Key vs. Holster
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Even though Holster can zip around, guns blazing and making the room seem like a total bullet Hell, Key seems to predict where he'll end up thanks to her keen senses in her whiskers.
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134558

Driga vs. Veisar
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Well Driga, you should've worn the necessary equipment before fighting on Veisar's turf. With a well placed drill her clothes have been yanked clean off!

That's all for now folks!
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134559

This Christmas I'm allowing everyone to vote for the next battle with three remaining contestants! You can vote multiple characters here in this strawpoll. No idea when I'll close it. Who do you want to see naked?! https://www.strawpoll.me/42332278
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No. 134728 ID: f3f534

Why is it called Arthocob Date quest when there hasn't been any actual dating in the quest at all? Why are we having to run from weird cultists? None of this makes any sense! This isn't a date quest, it's just a regular quest! I feel like I've been lied to!
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No. 134729 ID: b1b4f3

>>134728
I think Sarco got distracted by the allure of spooky shit.
I'm more irritated that the central religious conflict is lacking details. We know almost nothing about either deity.
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No. 134736 ID: 11f77a

>>134728
>>134729
>Why spooky? This isn’t a date quest, it’s just a regular quest.
Serious answer? I can’t help but worldbuild. And I like worldbuilding. I added a story to it instead of a simple, straight-forward guaranteed secks no-wrong-answers quest. It began as something I had zero forethought and I didn’t give a shit. Now I do and I’d prefer stakes being played. Characters being built up instead of mere robots. Go (re)read Chupian Date Quest for that.

When will the dating begin? Probably chapter 3. Chapter 2 (at the time of this post) has a third left to complete. What’s happening is important to future events.

>Sarco got distracted by the allure of spooky shit.
I wouldn’t call it a distraction. Lovecraftian stuff is fun.

>We know almost nothing about either deity
Hmm, I’ll reread what the chapters have so far and list here. Perhaps an update is an order for the glossary in the wiki: https://questden.org/wiki/Arthocob_Date_Quest
• Arthocobs are polytheistic. Their bible is called the Voxxus Neb [>>/questarch/918235]. All followers use the same book--which can be interpreted differently depending on who you ask. There’s no Book of Bhothogoshol or Book of Ndepthteph [>>/quest/977531].
Bhothogoshol, also known as the Great Flying Rod, sheds life from its husk [>>/questarch/902219] A Goddess of Life [>>/questarch/934906] And non-violent [>>/questarch/918235] Ganymede defends her purpose to a mad preacher [>>/questarch/935410].
• [>>/questarch/932913] Voxxus is another world for ‘universe’. Here, the mad preacher talks about the creation of the universe made from the back of a great cosmic centipede, Relik. Relik had two children, Bhothogoshol represents life, and Ndepthteph (also known as the Death Worm) represents anti-life. In the beginning there was anti-life, nothing, and some people are angry Bhothogoshol did something about it. In the nightmare, a variation of Kyzil taunts Eudora with the false belief of Bhothogoshol [>>/questarch/949287] Life is pain, yo.
Bogn is a fabled warrior. Also known as The Herald [>>/questarch/937605] I guess he’s on the same level as Jesus and carried an amber trumpet which was also a weapon. He practically became a demigod when he entered heaven, known as the Amber City, or Rac-Naquaghu [>>/questarch/936095] More info on him explained by Ganymede himself [>>/questarch/938524]
Mi-Yok, sometimes known as husks, are like ghosts of bad Arthocobs. They cry and walk around in circles for eternity. They’ll do anything to feel better. An empty shell of their former selves. “…lost spirits from the husks of treacherous creatures…” Ganymede even mentions something about them on his delivery walk [>>/quest/961728]
• There are other gods and goddesses too but so far not introduced properly.

That’s about Arthocob Religion 101
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No. 134737 ID: b1b4f3

>>134736
Okay, but why is Ndepthteph worshipped? Why is Bhothogoshol hated? Is there any direct conflict between the two gods? Do the gods communicate with their followers at all? What are the gods' personalities?
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No. 134739 ID: 11f77a

>>134737
I'm unsure how to answer this properly. Because there are questions that don't matter, and answers that take real-life elements into account.

Why do people worship Ndepthteph? Well... why do people worship any God at all? Why do evil cultists in Lovecraft worship Cthulhu and whatnot?

Why is Bhothogoshol hated? "They stand against everything you stand for." Well let's see. Why would a follower of the Death Worm hate the great Flying Rod of life? Okay, there's probably a deeper reasoning than that--something that is woven into the lives of their believers. But I don't like to be blunt. [X] because [Y]. I like writing for people who can connect the dots and do the research themselves. And for those who can't (or won't or have no time to) do that--that's absolutely fine! You can read it without understanding 100% of their religion because it's not vital. Bhothogoshol good. Ndepthteph bad. How far is Ganymede going just to have Eudora say 'yes' to a date while there are other conflicting things going on?

I like to add mystery and have little clues come up bit by bit. And I know some readers want to know the intricate details of the Arthocob lore (or the entire Team Port Echo universe). If it's important, it will be answered in the future.
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No. 134742 ID: b1b4f3

>>134739
Just because you follow a god of death doesn't mean you hate the god of life. Life does not exist without death, and vice versa. I don't really get the whole "anti-life" thing especially considering Ndepthteph is depicted as a worm, which is a living organism, but I do know that if the worship of her revolves around the fact that life as we know it came about in opposition to her, it'd be more like worshipping the concept of emptiness, or wishing that life did not exist to begin with. And that's not exactly a religion that would inspire fanaticism without also inspiring mass suicide or open war. A religion that wants to remove all life would outlaw reproduction, as well, which means their numbers would go down fairly quickly over time.

Yeah, sure, clues. I'm sorry but that's just not a good method of explaining lore that gives needed context to an existing conflict when the lore involved is something the main character should know. We should at least know the basics, and despite my repeated attempts to get ganymede to fucking SAY ANYTHING ABOUT IT, I don't know the basics. For example, before you explicitly said that Ndepthteph is the goddess of anti-life I just thought she was the first to be born. The first life, not some kind of paradoxical life that is also anti-life.
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No. 134751 ID: 16d082

>>134736
I’m really enjoying this worldbuilding
I wonder, do Arthocobs have cults placing emphasis on specific deities, such as the Romans had? The preacher from the first thread being crazy and clearly unwelcome in the village makes it seem that the worship of Ndepthteph is a fringe belief if not outright heresy, but he could still just be an outlier in a larger, more moderate religious faction.
though, granted, the nihilistic worship of inevitability and death itself probably doesn’t have broad appeal.
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No. 135277 ID: f9464a

So when are we going to finally get back to the dating part of the quest?
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No. 135278 ID: 11f77a

>>135277
I promise there's only... 3% left of the current thread. And then the actual dating part will happen.

I understand how dumb it may be now, I couldn't help myself but try and establish a looming conflict that will affect everyone as the story rolls on. I've had readers who both like the direction it's going--but still speak up about its misleading title.

Arthocob Date began as something out of the blue with no thought for its future. But as all things I create--I start piling stuff on top to give it more... life?

Anyway, Ganymede will be able to date next thread. And it won't have to be exclusively to Eudora. Promise.
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