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Vote on whichever idea for a Quest strikes your fancy~

You Tube inspired
2 (13.3%)
Music/Song
4 (26.7%)
Mongols!
4 (26.7%)
What makes a weapon magic?
5 (33.3%)
Burning Man! inspired
0 (0%)

Total Members Voted: 15

Voting closed: November 19, 2007, 03:05:42 PM

Author Topic: The Quest!  (Read 7256 times)

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The Quest!
« on: November 02, 2007, 12:52:46 PM »
--http://images.burningman.com/index.cgi?q_keyword=&q_year=&q_category=&q_photog=&go.x=11&go.y=11  (Burning Man)

--[What makes a weapon magic?]  (see MJS's submission of same name)

Also, if anyone has other ideas, we can still throw more choices into the poll! Ideally, this poll should marinate for a week or two anyway.
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Re: The Quest!
« Reply #1 on: November 02, 2007, 04:42:07 PM »
I'm quite torn between music/song and youtube inspired. What might those two categories entail?

For the first: Obviously composition is out of the question, but perhaps choose a song and use that as a basis for your submission? Or perhaps everyone must use the same song? Or the submission must incorporate music or a song in some central way.

For the second: Just do a random video theme, or focused along certain ideas/lines?
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Re: The Quest!
« Reply #2 on: November 02, 2007, 05:16:58 PM »
I am for picking a song ad making a sub to fit it.
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Re: The Quest!
« Reply #3 on: November 02, 2007, 08:17:07 PM »
So, is the "Mongols!" idea basically a challenge to create a horde of nomadic warriors?
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Re: The Quest!
« Reply #4 on: November 02, 2007, 10:08:57 PM »
To Quoteth AG:

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I feel like going academic on your collective arses:

The Mongol Inspired Quest:
Anything pertaining to those centuries of world history in which the Mongols were the undisputed masters of the world. Whether it be horse clans that inspire, the siege of Kiev or Baghdad, Khans or even weapons. Whatever as long as the sub is inspired by Mongols... Which could result in anything really.
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Re: The Quest!
« Reply #5 on: November 03, 2007, 02:24:10 AM »
I'll have to play the Mongols campaign on Age of Empires II and should be primed then to write something solid.


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Re: The Quest!
« Reply #6 on: November 03, 2007, 10:27:15 PM »
Come on, Burning Man.  It's like a bunchload of post-modern gypsies converging on a piece of wilderness, and then having everyone else come too to take advantage of...
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Re: The Quest!
« Reply #7 on: November 04, 2007, 10:55:57 AM »
Don't much care myself - the visuals are awesome.




   
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Re: The Quest!
« Reply #8 on: November 06, 2007, 10:06:22 AM »
I have started to write a Mongol inspired post, inspired by the quest idea... So I'm kinda hoping for the Mongol to become a quest.
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Re: The Quest!
« Reply #9 on: November 06, 2007, 11:27:28 AM »
As long as people care about the quest, I am fine with whatever.
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Re: The Quest!
« Reply #10 on: November 07, 2007, 03:07:19 AM »
I'm fine with whatever we pick


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Re: The Quest!
« Reply #11 on: November 07, 2007, 09:00:07 AM »
I suddenly remembered that it's probably then thousand million years since I have written anything in the forums.

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Re: The Quest!
« Reply #12 on: November 07, 2007, 05:14:17 PM »
How about "What makes a Mongol weapon magic using inspiration from Burning Man"

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Re: The Quest!
« Reply #13 on: November 07, 2007, 05:32:04 PM »
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Re: The Quest!
« Reply #14 on: November 08, 2007, 02:57:32 AM »
Sure.

Why not.


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Re: The Quest!
« Reply #15 on: November 12, 2007, 09:55:06 AM »
Votes are tight now. :dunno:

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Re: The Quest!
« Reply #16 on: November 12, 2007, 02:12:55 PM »
erm, can we extend the poll?
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Re: The Quest!
« Reply #17 on: November 12, 2007, 03:06:21 PM »
Extended 7 days...don't have to use that whole time but there it is.

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Re: The Quest!
« Reply #18 on: November 13, 2007, 01:41:49 PM »
Nooooooo!!! Teh votzors has changededed!
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Re: The Quest!
« Reply #19 on: November 15, 2007, 11:17:53 AM »
Hmmm, 14 votes is a decent tally, folks. Seems like 'Magic Weapon" is in the lead. What do we want to do here? I want to make sure the majority is on board with whatever theme we choose.

Should we just go with "What makes a weapon Magic" at this point? Add other choices? start over?

Again, just want to make sure, everyone (or close to it) is happy, or at least accepting of the highest-voted Quest option.

feedback?
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Re: The Quest!
« Reply #20 on: November 16, 2007, 02:10:46 AM »
Well, the poll's set to run a few more days.  I'm good with whatever the majority is.
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Re: The Quest!
« Reply #21 on: November 16, 2007, 02:34:53 AM »
I'm not sure I understand the topic: What makes a weapon magic?

Are we referring to the process by which the weapon in question becomes magical?

Because for some reason I keep getting the same default answer, magic makes a weapon magical.

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Re: The Quest!
« Reply #22 on: November 16, 2007, 08:15:11 AM »
I had similar thoughts, Scras :)

Perhaps, MJS' sub may help (of the same name). Or, perhaps MJS can say a few words about it, since it was his suggestion.
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Re: The Quest!
« Reply #23 on: November 16, 2007, 08:48:42 AM »
Well, after rereading the Sub, I've already got an idea for mine.

It is more how the weapon has acquired its magic.  Better then 'Booga Booga! POOF ... Magic Sword...'

   
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Re: The Quest!
« Reply #24 on: November 19, 2007, 04:14:35 AM »
Here is the link Scras-

http://www.strolen.com/content.php?node=2715

Well, we don't have to go for this one. Mongols or any other is perfectly fine by me. It's basicly categories of requirements for making a magic weapons submission. When I made it, the intention was to challenge Strolenites to make magic weapons based on those guidelines, it never caught on so I thought that it might not be the worst of quests.

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