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The things you started doing because of RPGs

Discussion in 'Whatnots' started by Runescarred, Oct 22, 2010.

  1. Runescarred Gems: 10/31
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    So... anyone got inspired by the games? Started guitar lessons to become a bard? Learned how to pick locks? Took up fencing? Share your stories, folks :).
     
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    T2Bruno The only source of knowledge is experience Distinguished Member ★ SPS Account Holder Adored Veteran New Server Contributor [2012] (for helping Sorcerer's Place lease a new, more powerful server!) Torment: Tides of Numenera SP Immortalizer (for helping immortalize Sorcerer's Place in the game!)

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    My plans are well underway to become a God. One day ... BOOM ... T2 rules.
     
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    8people 8 is just another way of looking at infinite ★ SPS Account Holder Veteran

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    [​IMG] I have done fencing, lock picking and played instruments, none at the behest of a video game...
     
  4. Morgoth

    Morgoth La lune ne garde aucune rancune Veteran

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    I read Nietzsche because of Baldur's Gate
     
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    Sorry mate, but this is a monotheistic society...
     
  6. Kitrax

    Kitrax Pantaloons are supposed to go where!?!?

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    After playing with swords and other pointed weaponry in BG2, I started playing with (collecting) swords and daggers in RL. In my old house, my computer room had an entire wall covered in daggers...looking back, I should have taken a picture of its awesomeness. :bad:
     
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    I started drawing maps. Casually mostly, while watching TV and such.
     
  8. Harbourboy

    Harbourboy Take thy form from off my door! Veteran Pillars of Eternity SP Immortalizer (for helping immortalize Sorcerer's Place in the game!)

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    I started posting the occasional message on these forums.
     
  9. Splunge

    Splunge Bhaal’s financial advisor Adored Veteran Pillars of Eternity SP Immortalizer (for helping immortalize Sorcerer's Place in the game!) Torment: Tides of Numenera SP Immortalizer (for helping immortalize Sorcerer's Place in the game!)

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    I once tried to cast Sanctuary just prior to visiting the women's shower area at the gym.

    It did not work out the way I had hoped...
     
  10. Morgoth

    Morgoth La lune ne garde aucune rancune Veteran

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    Of course not. With sanctuary they can still see you and lock the door/cover up. Improved invisibility is what you need.
     
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    "When the priest casts a Sanctuary spell, it causes all of his opponents to ignore his existence as if he is invisible."

    "Ignor[ing] his existence as if he is invisible" is pretty much the same thing as being invisible. Except in my case... :(
     
  12. dmc

    dmc Speak softly and carry a big briefcase Staff Member Distinguished Member ★ SPS Account Holder Resourceful Adored Veteran New Server Contributor [2012] (for helping Sorcerer's Place lease a new, more powerful server!)

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    Splunge - you shouldn't have gone in naked except for a purple feather boa, no matter how strong the spell is, you CAN'T ignore that . . . :p
     
  13. Splunge

    Splunge Bhaal’s financial advisor Adored Veteran Pillars of Eternity SP Immortalizer (for helping immortalize Sorcerer's Place in the game!) Torment: Tides of Numenera SP Immortalizer (for helping immortalize Sorcerer's Place in the game!)

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    Yeah, that might've been the problem. Along with the "click-clack" of my high-heel shoes... :D
     
  14. Triactus

    Triactus United we stand, divided we fall Veteran

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    I managed to master the stinkcloud spell. On some occasions, it even becomes cloudkill! :D
     
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    Picked up the curiosity effect.You know...looking for caps and such in filing cabinets and cubbords.
     
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    Malus for wearing high heels: -2 to Move Silently

    (see what I did there? :D)
     
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    Or maybe your god was so offended by the clashing of colours of your pom-poms and boa that he immediately revoked your right to cast that particular spell.

    Maybe Morgoth is right insofar that you should have used arcane arts instead of divine arts. Though, as everyone knows of course, if your high heels were green as well, even the magic surrounding you would have fled away to avoid the imminent collapse of the fabric of this plane as it's very existence would have tried to avoid that particular combination of colours.

    If only you'd also worn that blond afro wig, everything would've been ok... If only because everyone's eyes would've jumped out of their skulls from sheer fashion-terror.
     
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    Merlanni ★ SPS Account Holder Veteran New Server Contributor [2012] (for helping Sorcerer's Place lease a new, more powerful server!)

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    I started to write stories, mostly in Dutch.

    Some might say I got a bit obsessed with the main character called Merlanni. That I why I took that nick with the picture of the NWN1 game. It came close to the Merlanni in my head.
     
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    I go from town to town buying weapons and items that are slightly better (yet far more expensive) than the previous town's.
     
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    Backpacking and mountain biking. I mean all those crpgs are making me fat and lazy. Not to mention hearing a familiar voice in my head that keeps saying 'You must gather your party before venturing forth.' is starting to become really annoying. :D
     
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