Angband - Tales From The Pit. July 2007 to December 2007

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July 2, 2007 - Forgive Me

Dante was wrong.

July 3, 2007 - Not Much Changes

After three centuries, they moved onto potatoes.

July 4, 2007 - Star Connection

Explorington also owned the "Lothlorien" series of collectible plates.

July 5, 2007 - Cosmic Joker

On the Eight Day, he got drunk.

July 6, 2007 - Saran Mag

Ti saw na gistneretin blorpme

July 9, 2007 - I Didn't Mean To Press That Key

I've done this before, with an early potion of Augmentation.

July 10, 2007 - Duck

Tablet brick potato.

July 11, 2007 - Curses

Sorry about the offensive language, people.

July 12, 2007 - This Wouldn't Work With Tiles

It has the ring of truth to it...

July 13, 2007 - Gobble

Anyone who gets the 3872 reference is OK in my book.

July 16, 2007 - New Version (1/5)

When something new occurs, people have to waste time discussing it.

July 17, 2007 - New Version (2/5)

Anyone here ever use Klik & Play?

July 18, 2007 - New Version (3/5)

The novice mage in question grew up to become a famous architect.

July 19, 2007 - New Version (4/5)

I forgot to add a funny tagline.

July 20, 2007 - New Version (5/5)

No, somehow I don't think these'll be appearing in 4.0.0. But it would be cool to have pirates in there somewhere. Ninja pirates.

July 23, 2007 - Guest Strip 27 - No Lanterns

A contribution by Parma_Quendion, playing on the fact that the general store has changed in 3.0.8

July 25, 2007 - 420

What's in the pot today?

July 27, 2007 - Sucker Bargain

Buy what you will.

July 30, 2007 - Location Is Important


August 1, 2007 - Proverb

Well, it's not *that* glittery.

August 3, 2007 - Captain Plonker

Kittens are not all heart. There's a liver and some intestines in there too.

August 6, 2007 - Feeble

So... weak.

August 8, 2007 - Perhaps a Pony?

At Christmas, Explorington asked for a kickass sword. He got kicked in the ass by a kobold, and a plastic sword in his cracker.

August 10, 2007 - Very Profitable

The shop was actually a decoy. The real one was on dungeon level 99, guarded by several hundred Great Wyrms in a teleportation-proof chamber, each armed to the teeth. And with teeth.

August 13, 2007 - Dire Rear

There are some levels of evil to which no man should stoop.

August 15, 2007 - Angband Is A Harsh Place

I'm sorry, but he really is that ugly.

August 17, 2007 - Woof Woof

Just wait until you see their Fetch trick. Usually it yields a lot of loot.

August 20, 2007 - The Nightmare of Every Young Male

Thinning on top, are we?

August 22, 2007 - Heads Up!

The fifteen headed hydras were once living amongst the others, but they were driven out by the simple expedient of being nice, kind, wise and above all, always right. Thus, they were driven out straight away.

August 24, 2007 - Writer's Block And A Half

Every webcomic artist is allowed one of these. No more.

August 27, 2007 - ToME (1/6)

A little trip to another variant.

August 29, 2007 - ToME (2/6)

Explorington really didn't need those 57 Potions of Cure Light Insanity, or that Wand of Nothing but he thought it best to be prepared.

August 31, 2007 - ToME (3/6)

Just wait until he meets levelled up monsters.

September 3, 2007 - ToME (4/6)

Ironically enough, the Hard Leather Boots "Slomo" provided a +12 to speed.

September 5, 2007 - ToME (5/6)

Yes, you can possess a body with six ring fingers. Yes, you can wear six of the same ring of power. No, I don't know where Sauron perfected Von Neumann machines.

September 7, 2007 - ToME (6/6)

No, you can't do this. It's a shame. Though I did once have a lovely Master Quylthulg called Marmalade. He was my only friend...

September 10, 2007 - Tablet

No, this will not be a regular format for the strip :P I'm not sadistic enough to inflict that on you.

September 12, 2007 - x-treme

Grid bug, grid bug, my kingdom for a grid bug!

September 14, 2007 - Ethanolic Technicality

While faking drunkenness, Rowan Atkinson once said "I wouldn't trust you to sit the right way round on a toilet seat".

September 17, 2007 - Middle of the Bell Curve

No, he isn't.

September 19, 2007 - Innocence Preserved

In his defence, his player was rather drunk at the time.

September 21, 2007 - Soap And Water

# I'm forever blowing bubbles... #

September 24, 2007 - Disfigure

He's a tad insecure.

September 26, 2007 - Achilles Patella

In the actual game, Morgoth does have this weakness. Unfortunately, due to the maintainer, the weak spot can only be accessed by altering the data files.

September 28, 2007 - At Entrance Level

Doorway to heaven doesn't have the same ring to it.

October 1, 2007 - Lolband

We must apologise for this comic. We tried to resist making a LOLCATS meme comic for as long as possible, but eventually... the temptation grew too great.

October 3, 2007 - Mini Adventure

Welcome to the void of zero dimension.

October 5, 2007 - Game of Scrabble?

A little letter here or there? It's something I've always wondered. Same question applies to why there's no lowercase x, or why there's no &.

October 8, 2007 - I'm Sorry, I Haven't A Clue

You might have to be British to get this one :) Or at least a fan of Radio 4.

October 10, 2007 - Death Metal

The track "Hoolyhand" was really quite good if you liked the sound of birds hitting windows.

October 12, 2007 - The Bridge

To give the Balrog credit, the pie did sing in perfect harmony.

October 15, 2007 - On The Good Ship Lollipop

Raindrops on roses and whiskers on kittens, bright copper kettles and warm woolen mittens...

October 17, 2007 - Climbing In Your Estimate

The townsman in question was brought into an emergency proctologist's office an hour later, for the removal of a large wooden object

October 19, 2007 - Optional Zombie

Is it just me, or would Optional Zombie make a great name for a band?

October 22, 2007 - The Angband Etiquette Guide - 21

Yes, there are people who do this. Especially in ADOM (there's an area you can't access unless there's enough entries in the high score table)

October 24, 2007 - Duned To Fail

The Phlegmen were rather good fighters.

October 26, 2007 - What Is The Angband?

Well, at least we know how summoning works.

October 29, 2007 - High C

Don't try this at home. Organs are very hard to clean off the wallpaper.

October 31, 2007 - I'm Batman, and I'm here for your umbrella.

I know a total of three clean jokes that involve nuns. All the other nun jokes are utterly filthy.

November 2, 2007 - Spreading the Misery of Life

And Explorington wonders why the denizens of Angband are all trying to kill him.

November 5, 2007 - Declaration Of Assets

I thought I should make something with fireworks, for Guy Fawkes Night.

November 7, 2007 - Things You Need To Know

Yes, it's easy to get confused, they're so similar.

November 9, 2007 - Slippery

Yes, I used to do this. But with ice.

November 12, 2007 - There Is No Pi

Actually, it's just made of well processed roots.

November 14, 2007 - Addiction

Those mushrooms go straight through.

November 16, 2007 - There In Black And White

Beware of zebra crossings.

November 19, 2007 - Sherlock Sherlock

I am so very very sorry.

November 21, 2007 - My Name Is Not Harold

In Rod We Trust

November 23, 2007 - Exponentials and More

Mouse balls, anyone?

November 26, 2007 - A Journey Of A Thousand Miles

...begins with several bungling steps in the dark.

November 28, 2007 - Death By Music

So many different versions.

November 30, 2007 - Illustration of a Point

Followed by an illustration of floor pizza.

December 3, 2007 - A Very Busy Troll

Administration is never easy.

December 5, 2007 - A Hint Of Regret

No more worlds to conquer.

December 7, 2007 - Wearing Your Fortune

Mithril always looks best in the form of an evening dress.

December 10, 2007 - The Very Rare Lesser Spotted Floor Squod

Ever wondered what the sound of a door opening in the distance is, when there's no doors around? Someone just stepped on an Invisible Floor Squod.

December 12, 2007 - It's Raining Ten Pointers

No, unfortunately QUYLTHULG isn't in the Oxford English Dictionary. Or QUYTHULG, or QULYTHUL, or any spelling variant.

December 14, 2007 - Uxbridge English Dictionary

Daffynitions are always welcome.

December 17, 2007 - Hot! Hot! Hot!

Orc porn is just not nice. If it were released in the real world, the number of spontaneous self-blinding injuries would increase by a factor of ten.

December 19, 2007 - Doggy Style

Woof Woof!

December 24, 2007 - For A Very Good Cause

The charity went to poor kobolds who got a little too close to an Elder God, and went gibbering mad. Oddly, orcs can look on Great Cthulu without any problems. No-one is quite sure why - if you figure it out, let me know.

December 21, 2007 - Nan

An example I hope to live up to.

Normal service will resume on Monday.

December 26, 2007 - Tis The Season

Ho Ho Ho. Three times an insult.

December 28, 2007 - There Are Always Alternatives

Choice is a wonderful thing.

December 31, 2007 - Twice Round The Sun

Whew. Two years worth of Tales From The Pit. I really cannot believe that I've been doing this for this long. Thankyou to those few but faithful who've been with me all the way through. I know my readership isn't exactly high, but it's been plenty of fun. No, this isn't an ending strip, the comic's not over yet. Onwards!