Midna pushes aside her worries for the moment, hadn't she mentioned the back of her mind was getting full, and turns to the state of the former enemies. "They might not be puppets. They might just have sent the minds back to wherever they were from. Probably simpler to make a blank slate anyway."
"Perhaps, but I can't shake this weird feeling that when I picked up the orb, this creature 'bonded' to me somehow. I can't explain it, but I feel like I just need to find the 'on switch' and this thing will perk up."
Frank rubs the spot on his hand where the rune once shown to little effect on the strange creature in front of him, before chuckling. "Oh, I was just thinking how this one's face reminds me of Peter Russo, one of my old colleagues. He wouldn't listen to me either, and it wound up being the death of him. Well, Peter, seems you've followed me into this world as well one more," he says, regarding the squat Machop. Frank grimaces and yells, "Move, damn it, do something!"
Ever since their latest foe had been felled, Hura had been more or less silent. Not because of any heavy thoughts, or to recover from the fight, of course. Not even to contemplate what they would do if one of the other gods had brought them here. Never mind that none he knew of were that powerful, or that dealing with a cooperative one was troublesome enough. No, none of that was particularly relevant to the insect.
Although calling this a game had taken his neutral demeanor and turned it to a confused one. This was a lot of work for a simple game... And a youngling's game at that? 'Don't get stomped on, eaten or caught in the crossfire' was already the only game those things needed... Well, maybe their worlds were all just that different? The human realm had been a nice place, maybe these other human realms were nicer still! Yeah, that worked well enough.
Once that matter had been resolved, not realizing just how long he'd been lost in his thoughts, Hura watched Frank and the metal bug with their prizes. With the distinct impression that the croc wasn't as frustrated as his yell might suggest, Hura volunteers, "He~ey, if he won't listen to words or orders, maybe we should see if the bond works on a simpler level? I've seen plenty of automatic powers, maybe this's one that you can't activate like that?" Looking up at their companion, he finishes with a serious tone, "Why don't we attack you and see if the dumb muscle intervenes?"
The confused cat regards the situation carefully for a long, long time before coming up completely blank. She nods to affirm Frank's statement, one of the few she's been able to parse, and thinks long and hard about what to name the creature.
"Broomsweeper," Norris says to the stick-wielding toy doll.
Midna smirks at Hura's suggestion to test the creature's attachment to Frank. Cute, but making enemies would be such a bother. The smile fades as the creature moves and then Norris' begins to 'sweep' the grass. "They're odd golems if that's what they are. It's hard to say. I never really messed with them myself but most of them were made for a specific task. Orders and skin typically weren't included. More rocky obedience." She thinks for a moment at Farnk's comment, "They might be just husks. Or maybe just easily controlled."
Norris grins and walks both around the creature and under their legs as if deeply inspecting it. Pleased that her orders are so simply and cleanly followed, Norris tells the creature to "Stop" and hunkers down to contemplate what might be good to do. She gazes about, wondering...
Ryota blinks. "Huh, it understands the meaning of 'sweep broom' even though it doesn't have an actual broom. That's pretty advanced, isn't it? You hear a bunch of stories about robots messing up because they don't understand the true meaning of their orders."
Not altogether interested in the specifics of the Golems, Hura volunteers, "Maybe they understand because their owners, or whatever being made them, can understand them. Anywho, I don't think it matters. They work and that's that." Muttering after, not quite inaudibly, "This is all pretty intricate for a dream, though. Especially a created one..."
Following that statement, Hura follows their fearless leader ever closer toward the mountain.
Midna is tempted to agree with Frank. The mountain probably did hold answers. The golems might be unsettling but they were still tools. Probably. She glances at Chell. The mute rabbit hadn't had anything to say about the 'ribits', as she called them. Some sort of bad memories? Still it couldn't hurt to check that they actually were.
She heads after the others and tries to stay in range of the stick wielding golem. If they were capable of monitoring themselves, it would be better to snoop on the girl's creature than Frank's. Hopefully she'd be able to find a less discerning mind than Chell's.
As Midna focus' in, she hears NOTHING from Norris' golem. At all.
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People are out there, yes, but if you're looking for a game, sorry to say that things seem to be winding down overall. There's basically been... 3 games in the last 2 years, none of which got off the ground.
Jun 8, 2021 4:55:15 GMT
Hello anyone out there!
Jul 31, 2020 17:55:59 GMT
Does anyone know where the latest Roll20 JSON Exporter for the Fancy Sheet is?
May 22, 2020 23:59:17 GMT
UwUs into the void...
May 14, 2020 2:56:43 GMT
It's very slow, yes. You'll probably finish working on your game before one pops up here, and if you create a recruitment for it you can expect to be swarmed with applicants.
May 7, 2020 4:47:37 GMT
New games seem to open up slowly here, but if new people are still welcome, I don't mind waiting around (or working on my own). It looks like there's some useful stuff to browse in the meantime.
Feb 24, 2020 7:31:23 GMT
Dec 25, 2019 11:21:14 GMT
Happy Holidays Poke-EEE-MAN enthusiasts!
Dec 25, 2019 7:30:23 GMT
Merry Christmas, Pokemon Play by Post community!
Dec 18, 2019 17:33:11 GMT
Dec 18, 2019 14:53:25 GMT
Hi folks! New here and excited to try this place out!
Dec 11, 2019 21:47:02 GMT
Dec 11, 2019 19:20:07 GMT
Anyone else here a Hunter x Hunter fan?
Dec 3, 2019 1:40:48 GMT
Keep an eye on the recruitment area of this website. They're rare nowadays, but any new games that crop up will show up there. If it's a live game you want though, you're outta luck.
Dec 2, 2019 19:05:30 GMT
but how else do i find games then?
Nov 28, 2019 6:17:00 GMT
Sounds to me like they weren't a group you'd want to be part of anyway.
Nov 27, 2019 22:17:34 GMT
i wanted to join a living server on roll20 to learn the system but they ignored my application for 2 weeks then blocked me
Nov 24, 2019 19:37:47 GMT
Basically, GMs post recruitments in the appropriate section, and then players apply to the open games. Unfortunately, there has been a rather... small amount of games posted lately, but there's one currently recruiting right now.
Nov 24, 2019 13:08:10 GMT
How does this site work?
Oct 1, 2019 13:10:32 GMT
Post on the Game Masters Seeking Players page. There are plenty examples there to go off of.