Pianist goblin needs a supporting role at the very least!

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Pianist goblin needs a supporting role at the very least!

Postby Probablygod on Tue Mar 13, 2007 10:07 am

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Postby TakatoGuil on Tue Mar 13, 2007 10:38 am

If he gets a supporting role, then he is doomed to die. It's a coolness limit inherent in many RPG's. Some characters are too cool to live, and must die to make the game more tragic.

LOTS of cameos would be cool though. But don't give him a supporting role.

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Postby Legendary on Tue Mar 13, 2007 10:56 am

But if he's an unlockable extra character, he'd survive.

Hypothetically speaking, of course.
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Postby Probablygod on Tue Mar 13, 2007 1:59 pm

I too would like to boss Legendary around and tell him how to handle his fan-favorite extras. But alas, I will not and just hope that whatever he does with the goblin, it'll be good. (It better)
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Postby Shimmel on Tue Mar 13, 2007 6:44 pm

Since Frans has a name and his own character model, doesn't that mean he must be important? Hopefully in a staying-alive way.

If not, he needs his own spin-off comic.
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Postby Waf on Tue Mar 13, 2007 10:23 pm

A small part character that everyone instantly falls in love with? Congrats your found your Marbles, but you gotta be careful, you gotta keep giving your readers the sweet Goblin Pianist they crave, but you have to do it in small sporadic dosages or you'll overuse him and run him into the ground. Marbles and Goblin Pianists it's just Freudian enough to work....
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Postby Legendary on Tue Mar 13, 2007 10:46 pm

Yeah, I really liked Frans, but I figured it would just be me. I personally think he was one of my better character designs, and I thought that a sweater-vest-wearing goblin pianist in a bar blended seediness and classiness quite well.

I have no idea why my readers were so enamored of him.
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Postby TheKOT on Wed Mar 14, 2007 5:14 am

Legendary wrote:Yeah, I really liked Frans, but I figured it would just be me. I personally think he was one of my better character designs, and I thought that a sweater-vest-wearing goblin pianist in a bar blended seediness and classiness quite well.

I have no idea why my readers were so enamored of him.

Probably because you encouraged them to. A bunch of sheep, that's what they are.
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Postby Probablygod on Wed Mar 14, 2007 7:39 am

the sun is yellow, by the way.
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Postby TakatoGuil on Wed Mar 14, 2007 10:22 am

Frans is probably incredibly popular because, like Carnahan, he's something... NEW. I mean, White Mages, anthropomorphic birds, Fighters, guards, traitorous people who know hold the throne, dwarves, those are all cliches.

But goblin pianists and elven ninjas aren't cliche yet. And let's hope that they never will be.
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Postby Tiako on Wed Mar 14, 2007 12:30 pm

Somebody needs to make an avatar of Humphrey Bogart leaning on Frans' piano.

I swear, if somebody says they don't get the reference...
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Postby Legendary on Wed Mar 14, 2007 3:31 pm

TakatoGuil wrote:Frans is probably incredibly popular because, like Carnahan, he's something... NEW. I mean, White Mages, anthropomorphic birds, Fighters, guards, traitorous people who know hold the throne, dwarves, those are all cliches.

But goblin pianists and elven ninjas aren't cliche yet. And let's hope that they never will be.


Carnahan's NEW? Other than possibly "Rebellious Princess Vania" I'd say he's the most cliche character in the main party, the "silent mysterious 'badass.'"

Only difference is that Carnahan doesn't go around dropping hints about how mysterious his past is. Much.

Tiako wrote:Somebody needs to make an avatar of Humphrey Bogart leaning on Frans' piano.

I swear, if somebody says they don't get the reference...


Play it again, Frans. Play "As Time Goes By."
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Postby TakatoGuil on Wed Mar 14, 2007 3:37 pm

Elven ninja. Maybe I just suck, but that's a great and not-too-cliche combo of two very cliche things to me.

Or maybe it's because silent badasses are generally a bit different. I can't quite place it, but there's a difference in ...something... between him and Kimahri.
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Postby Waf on Wed Mar 14, 2007 4:37 pm

Carn isn't cliche. Once you get into his head he is very deep.

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Postby Tiako on Wed Mar 14, 2007 4:49 pm

The Valenians were gray, she was blue.

Heh, that works out better than I thought it would.
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Postby God of Chaos on Mon Mar 19, 2007 12:43 pm

Yes, the Pianist Goblin is the (3rd) best Character in the series.
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Postby Draco N. Slayer on Mon Mar 19, 2007 4:28 pm

Tiako wrote:Somebody needs to make an avatar of Humphrey Bogart leaning on Frans' piano.

I swear, if somebody says they don't get the reference...


Play it again, Frans. Play "As Time Goes By."[/quote]

He never says "again". Honestly, you should be rejected from the league of goblin pianists
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Postby Draco N. Slayer on Tue Mar 20, 2007 10:31 pm

Bah, logic never helped anyone. Just look what happened to Descartes
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Postby Nerd-o-rama on Tue Mar 20, 2007 11:42 pm

He got put in front of des horse, and was trampled to death.

Sorry.
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Postby Tiako on Thu Mar 22, 2007 12:11 pm

Why would a cart be placed in front of a horse? Your joke doesn't hold up to logical examination, and therefore fails.
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