Comic 105 - We Got Romance, Sarcasm, Math and Language Sign!

28th Apr 2010, 4:29 PM in Take That Us
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We Got Romance, Sarcasm, Math and Language Sign!

Greetings, title= text brethren! Join the Revolution! Free yourself from the tyranny of xkcd and receive your true rights as a tag attribute!

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Author Notes:

00Davo
Ah, xkcd and The Order Of The Stick. xkcd is utterly brilliant /(nerd)|(geek)|(whichever of these words isn't actually a derogatory term)/ incarnate, while The Order Of The Stick (OotS) is "The Way Of The Metagamer" but without being crappy and uninteresting.

There are several reasons for the lack of OotS parody. First, we have the same art style, and it may not be clear that there's a difference. Second, OotS is plot-based, and a one-panel joke would not work at all. Unlike xkcd, OotS isn't released under Creative Commons, and I am not a lawyer. Finally, I miscounted the number of panels when planning the script and found I didn't actually have room for the OotS parody-panel.

Comments:

5th May 2010, 5:10 PM
why is nobody commenting on these comics? This one is awesome in its stealingness from other better comics and everyone should love it for its audacity and mild creativity.

5th May 2010, 5:13 PM
oh and the title- texts are my favourite part of both metagamer and xkcd :)

ArsonMurderAndJaywalking

7th May 2010, 1:34 AM
It occurs to me that even the Author Comments are now a vehicle for tropes. Wow. 35 Awesome Points for you, my man!

Great did you get that idea from me?

1st Aug 2010, 6:15 AM
DSM
DSM
The bit about the element?

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Transcript:

Mystery Science Theater 3000
Dada da da (da da, da da da da) Dada da da...

Joel: Welcome back. Now we've had a discussion on online safety-
Tom/Crow: "Check with Joel for every site, because some of them might bite."
Joel: ... yeah, that's the best mantra I could come up with. Sue me.

Joel: My robots, Crow T. Robot and Tom Servo are...
What *are* you guys doing now?

Tom: We're looking at "webcomics", Joel!
Crow: Yeah, this one called "xkcd" is great!

My Hobby: Inventing role-playing games on the most unconventional topics possible.
Megan: Okay, I've got it. The Periodic Table: The RPG. You roll a d118 to generate stats as atomic numbers.
Randall: No time for elements. We need to finish the rules for Watching Grass Grow: The Movie: The RPG.
Megan: Add in an END check every round for eye-watering.
Randall: Way ahead of you.

Tom: Take a look at this one.
It's called "The Order Of The Stick".

Joel: Something about that particular comic seems... familiar...
Tom: Yeah, almost as though...

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