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New Scrying Device Previewed for Ebon Gate

GM Thandiwe will premiere a brand new scrying device for the scrying shop at Ebon Gate. This one … for the time-honed art of reading … entrails? EWWWWWW!

http://bit.ly/2fmShul

Category: Paid Events: Adventures, Quests, and SimuCoins
Topic: Ebon Gate Festival

Date: 09/14/2017 02:53 PM CDT
From: GS4-THANDIWE
Subj: Uh, that's just nasty, Thandiwe
Now that I have your attention…

There will be at least one scrying shop at Ebon Gate this year and I’ve created a brand new scrying device for it.

It is based on the Apdo Gno Burzka’ask, which is a krolvin seer that uses Haruspex as a divination method.

Here is a sample of it:


The black rolton collapses to the ground, emits a final bleat, and dies.

You glance down to see a femur-hilted obsidian zirah bouk in your right hand and nothing in your left hand.

Laying your hands upon the soft expanse of the rolton’s stomach, you make a deep cut in the flesh with your zirah bouk. Innards begin to spill upon the ground, and you fish around in them for a moment before you prize free a waxy fat-saturated stomach.

You glance down to see a femur-hilted obsidian zirah bouk in your right hand and a waxy fat-saturated stomach in your left hand.


You analyze your fat-saturated stomach and sense that the creator has provided the following information:

A waxy fat-saturated stomach is created by using the blade of an Apdo Gno Burzka’ask on a dead creature. It can be turned up to three times to discern various features about the type of organ it is, and those can be used to predict the future. Once it has been turned three times, it will be destroyed.

A waxy fat-saturated stomach can not be altered, sold, or eaten. It must be used while fresh from the kill as it will rot.


You analyze your obsidian zirah bouk and sense that the creator has provided the following information:

This is the blade of an Apdo Gno Burzka’ask, which is a Krolvin seer. It will gut an animal, and only an animal, to steal its organs. You can do this by typing POINT zirah bouk at {animal}. It is your task to divine the future from those organs.

This particular zirah bouk is at the off-the-shelf tiering and can be unlocked once, and it traps for point, rub, and exhale.

It has a chance to create one of four different types of organs.

You may alter this zirah bouk freely, but please try to keep its material as either glass, obsidian, or metal. It should only ever be a small knife or dagger, and it can never have any kind of special flares, weighting, or enhancive abilities.


Enjoy!

~*~ Thandiwe ~*~


Date: 09/14/2017 02:54 PM CDT
From: VANKRASN39
Subj: Re: Uh, that's just nasty, Thandiwe

>It will gut an animal, and only an animal, to steal its organs. You can do this by typing POINT zirah bouk at {animal}.

You have my attention


Date: 09/14/2017 02:57 PM CDT
From: GS4-THANDIWE
Subj: Re: Uh, that's just nasty, Thandiwe
Just to be clear…

No animal companions and no familiars.

I don’t want any misunderstandings here.

~*~ Thandiwe ~*~


Date: 09/14/2017 03:19 PM CDT
From: NAAMIT
Subj: Re: Uh, that's just nasty, Thandiwe

I am so buying this, if only to carve up critters.


Date: 09/14/2017 03:31 PM CDT
From: LORDKRIP
Subj: Re: Uh, that's just nasty, Thandiwe
Very cool. Can anyone use the extracted organ, or is it linked to holding the blade?


Peace cannot be kept by force; it can only be achieved by understanding. – Albert Einstein


Date: 09/14/2017 03:38 PM CDT
From: KRAKII
Subj: Re: Uh, that's just nasty, Thandiwe
<force-feed the goose>

<go all haruspex on it>

“I prognosticate that the paté will be excellent this year…”

.

Can the user choose the organ? Or is that linked to the item? (This for a liver, this for a stomach, this for a heart…)


Date: 09/14/2017 03:43 PM CDT
From: CRAZLI
Subj: Re: Uh, that's just nasty, Thandiwe
These seem rather neat. Definitely getting one for my swamp hag.

Out of curiosity…are these wearable, and what does the T1 unlock do?

You slam your mithril spikestar into the slowly descending meteor!
A large piece of the meteor shatters, exposing an opening!


Date: 09/14/2017 04:01 PM CDT
From: DOUG
Subj: Re: Uh, that's just nasty, Thandiwe
Hah!

Might this be a nod to the kingdom of Cherek, and the propensity for fondling sheep (and horse?!) guts in augury?

Well done! I don’t portray a seer of any type among my characters, but this almost makes me want to start. . .

Doug


Date: 09/14/2017 04:16 PM CDT
From: HATESHI
Subj: Re: Uh, that's just nasty, Thandiwe
You have no idea how excited you just made me over this. SO excited.

Entrails everywhere!!!

– Overlord EK

>You now regard Eorgina with a warm demeanor.


Date: 09/14/2017 05:09 PM CDT
From: JOEKUPS
Subj: Re: Uh, that's just nasty, Thandiwe
Very nice! Fantastic script idea and implimentation!

Wyrom says, “Ordim is the reason savants won’t be coded as well.”


Date: 09/14/2017 08:34 PM CDT
From: GS4-KAIKALA
Subj: Re: Uh, that's just nasty, Thandiwe
>>You have no idea how excited you just made me over this. SO excited.

Meeee, too! This is easily like my top pick so far for toys that I want from EG 🙂

~Kaikala


From nearby, you hear Ordim yell, “Dont eat meeeeee!”

The shaggy mutt sniffs at a vine-painted mistwood keg, then grabs it in its teeth and greedily wolfs it down before anyone can grab it!


Date: 09/14/2017 08:54 PM CDT
From: GS4-THANDIWE
Subj: Re: Uh, that's just nasty, Thandiwe
I’m glad you asked about tiers…

Every blade that is off the shelf can be unlocked one time. There is a special, raffle quality tier on the blade that does more. It can only be found in jackpot prizes and is usually on a completely altered blade.

That being said, here’s a breakdown for you:

Of-the-shelf : 4 organ types & 3 verbs
Tier 1 : 6 organ types & 5 verbs
Raffle Tier: 8 organ types & 7 verbs

Here’s an example of using the organ:

>turn my stomach
ou turn the stomach over in your hands, examining it in minute detail. As your eyes rove over it, you notice that the greater curve of stomach is pockmarked with puckered flesh.
G>turn my stomach
You turn the stomach over in your hands, examining it in minute detail. As your eyes rove over it, you notice pockets of fatty membranes fused to the exterior wall.
>turn my stomach
You turn the stomach over in your hands, examining it in minute detail. As your eyes rove over it, you notice a snakeskin-like pattern that trails across the wall that is interrupted by nodules of yellowish fat.

Sensing that you have gleaned all you can from the stomach, you feel it begin to transform under your touch. The flesh loses its elasticity and suddenly turns brittle. Within seconds it is nothing more than sanguine ash that sifts through your fingers.

~*~ Thandiwe ~*~


Date: 09/14/2017 09:40 PM CDT
From: JOEKUPS
Subj: Re: Uh, that's just nasty, Thandiwe
8 different organs! That’s more organs than an Ordim has!

Wyrom says, “Ordim is the reason savants won’t be coded as well.”


Date: 09/15/2017 12:00 AM CDT
From: ROBLAR
Subj: Re: Uh, that's just nasty, Thandiwe
I don’t really care about divination, but I’m excited to gut and skin my kills!


Date: 09/15/2017 05:13 AM CDT
From: KRAKII
Subj: Re: Uh, that's just nasty, Thandiwe
It’s not an accident that you chose “turn my stomach,” was it?

Be still, my rising gorge…


Date: 09/15/2017 09:59 AM CDT
From: AARON247
Subj: Rester's Night Shroud Cloaks Unlocks at EG?
Hoping(Begging) that there will be unlocks for the Night Shroud Cloaks at Ebons Gate this year! I love this cloak!

Iecies


Date: 09/15/2017 10:35 AM CDT
From: GS4-NECIOS
Subj: Re: Uh, that's just nasty, Thandiwe
>>>It’s not an accident that you chose “turn my stomach,” was it?

I just laughed for days.


GameMaster Necios
Events team
QCer
Champion of subject/verb agreement
Honorary BADNAME committee chair

Annanasi says, “The symbol of the Arkati Necios is a cuddly teddy bear on a field of pink.”


Date: 09/15/2017 10:53 AM CDT
From: GS4-RETSER
Subj: Re: Rester's Night Shroud Cloaks Unlocks at EG?
Purchasing the weapon and unlocks will be exclusive to Duskruin for now. The same goes for the parasite weapons.

Retser, ASGM


Date: 09/15/2017 12:47 PM CDT
From: FALAN
Subj: Re: Uh, that's just nasty, Thandiwe
ewwwwwwwww

I bet that smells and looks worst than kobolds!

__________________________
– Kobold in Disguise Falvicar, Blade of the Night

You swing a silver-edged black veil iron katana at Sevynne!

* Sevynne drops dead at your feet!
* Sevynne just bit the dust!


Date: 09/16/2017 10:04 PM CDT
From: FLAYED-ANGEL
Subj: Re: Uh, that's just nasty, Thandiwe
Oh, SO EXCITED ABOUT THIS… obvs.


— Wheels & Skulls Department

You see Blood Mayor Cruxophim the Blood Reaver.
“Blood for the Blood Mayor! Skulls for the Skull Office!”

[ Storyline: https://goo.gl/VQkXAZ ]
[ Order of the Shadow: https://goo.gl/88Ojff ]


Date: 09/17/2017 07:50 PM CDT
From: FLAYED-ANGEL
Subj: Re: Uh, that's just nasty, Thandiwe
>>A waxy fat-saturated stomach can not be altered, sold, or eaten.

Is there some wiggle room here, maybe?? Let’s not be hasty!


— Wheels & Skulls Department

You see Blood Mayor Cruxophim the Blood Reaver.
“Blood for the Blood Mayor! Skulls for the Skull Office!”

[ Storyline: https://goo.gl/VQkXAZ ]
[ Order of the Shadow: https://goo.gl/88Ojff ]


Date: 09/17/2017 10:55 PM CDT
From: LEAFIARA
Subj: Re: Uh, that's just nasty, Thandiwe
>Is there some wiggle room here, maybe??

I think the wiggle room is what we call the ACT verb!


Date: 09/17/2017 11:19 PM CDT
From: KHARIZ555
Subj: Re: Uh, that's just nasty, Thandiwe
Nah, I wanna be able to eat the organs too, please.


Date: 09/18/2017 12:33 AM CDT
From: ROBLAR
Subj: Re: Uh, that's just nasty, Thandiwe
Like this?

https://media.giphy.com/media/Ou6gQ8Al6PACk/giphy.gif


Date: 09/18/2017 07:34 AM CDT
From: LORDEVARIN
Subj: Re: Uh, that's just nasty, Thandiwe
I move for these to be made player “friendly” and yeah, we all want to eat some organs.


!>tell child to be quiet
The child cries, “I don’t wanna!”


Date: 09/18/2017 12:34 PM CDT
From: CRAZLI
Subj: Re: Uh, that's just nasty, Thandiwe
Maybe that happens with one of the unlocks on the knives?!

You slam your mithril spikestar into the slowly descending meteor!
A large piece of the meteor shatters, exposing an opening!


Date: 09/18/2017 07:31 PM CDT
From: GS4-THANDIWE
Subj: Re: Uh, that's just nasty, Thandiwe
eat my intestines

You bring an artery-lined length of intestines to your lips, whispering a soft prayer to its still hot flesh, and, as if in answer, it flashes into a sudden blinding white light that completely incinerates the tissue until nothing remains.

Sorry, gang. It’s a non-negotiable topic.

~*~ Thandiwe ~*~


Date: 09/18/2017 08:38 PM CDT
From: NAAMIT
Subj: Re: Uh, that's just nasty, Thandiwe
> You bring an artery-lined length of intestines to your lips, whispering a soft prayer to its still hot flesh, and, as if in answer, it flashes into a sudden blinding white light that completely incinerates the tissue until nothing remains.

Ah, there’s still a lot that can be done with that messaging! I hope it’s as neat in the third person. 😀


Date: 09/18/2017 11:55 PM CDT
From: GS4-NECIOS
Subj: Re: Uh, that's just nasty, Thandiwe
>>>Sorry, gang. It’s a non-negotiable topic.

This answer is hard to swallow, GM Thandiwe!


GameMaster Necios
Events team
QCer
Champion of subject/verb agreement
Honorary BADNAME committee chair

Annanasi says, “The symbol of the Arkati Necios is a cuddly teddy bear on a field of pink.”


Date: 09/19/2017 01:04 AM CDT
From: FLAYED-ANGEL
Subj: Re: Uh, that's just nasty, Thandiwe
>>This answer is hard to swallow, GM Thandiwe!

Not if you’re Crux… 😉

But really, this item looks AMAZING… lots of potential, can’t wait!


— Wheels & Skulls Department

You see Blood Mayor Cruxophim the Blood Reaver.
“Blood for the Blood Mayor! Skulls for the Skull Office!”

[ Storyline: https://goo.gl/VQkXAZ ]
[ Order of the Shadow: https://goo.gl/88Ojff ]

 

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