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Re: Anime & Manga 3
« Reply #440 on: July 28, 2011, 11:09:53 AM »
Negima
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Ok, how many complete turn arounds have there been so far?
-Fate army curb stomps girls.
-Negi curb stomps Fate army.
-New Fate army curb stomps Negi.
-Grandpa club curb stomps New Fate army.
-"God" curb stomps Grandpa club.

Well at least the author isn't using filler at all. I like his style of concentrated fast action.

Unless the next chapter is the "God" spending multiple pages gloating on how victory is his while holding Negi whitout killing him, giving more than enough time for the remaining cast members to mount a counter attack.


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Re: Anime & Manga 3
« Reply #441 on: July 28, 2011, 11:48:13 AM »
Negima
[spoiler]
Ok, how many complete turn arounds have there been so far?
-Fate army curb stomps girls.
-Negi curb stomps Fate army.
-New Fate army curb stomps Negi.
-Grandpa club curb stomps New Fate army.
-"God" curb stomps Grandpa club.

Well at least the author isn't using filler at all. I like his style of concentrated fast action.

Unless the next chapter is the "God" spending multiple pages gloating on how victory is his while holding Negi whitout killing him, giving more than enough time for the remaining cast members to mount a counter attack.


[/spoiler]
[spoiler]I think we already know what goes next.

Asuna Cancel[/spoiler]
The mind transcends the body.
It's also a little cold because of that.
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"Skynet begins to learn at a geometric rate. It becomes self-aware at 2:14 a.m. Eastern time, August 29th. At 2:15, it begins rolling up characters."

[spoiler]
"Just what do you think the moon up in the sky is? Everyone sees that big, round shiny thing and thinks there must be something round up there, right? That's just silly. The truth is much more awesome than that. You can almost never see the real Moon, and its appearance is death to humans. You can only see the Moon when it's reflected in things. And the things it reflects in, like water or glass, can all be broken, right? Since the moon you see in the sky is just being reflected in the heavens, if you tear open the heavens it's easy to break it~"
-Ibuki Suika, on overkill

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Epigenentheto, apoleia keraune hos timeis pteirei.
Hekatonkatis kai khiliakis astrapsato.
Khiliarkhou Astrape!
[/spoiler]

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Re: Anime & Manga 3
« Reply #442 on: July 28, 2011, 01:12:00 PM »
Negima
[spoiler]
Ok, how many complete turn arounds have there been so far?
-Fate army curb stomps girls.
-Negi curb stomps Fate army.
-New Fate army curb stomps Negi.
-Grandpa club curb stomps New Fate army.
-"God" curb stomps Grandpa club.

Well at least the author isn't using filler at all. I like his style of concentrated fast action.

Unless the next chapter is the "God" spending multiple pages gloating on how victory is his while holding Negi whitout killing him, giving more than enough time for the remaining cast members to mount a counter attack.


[/spoiler]
[spoiler]I think we already know what goes next.

Asuna Cancel[/spoiler]

[spoiler]
That wouldn't make much sense, because we've seen that Asuna's anti-magic struggles against high tier spells. Evangeline could freeze her for some seconds with a minor spell, and then there's the whole "trapped  on giant magic sphere thingy" which clearly laughs at her anti-magic.

Of course this means her anti-magic will be powered up to the stratosphere by the power of friendship/love from the other characters.

Cue the fate of the magic world being decided by a fist fight when the "God" proves to be some crazy kung-fu specialist that's hardly hindered by the loss of magic.

[/spoiler]

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Re: Anime & Manga 3
« Reply #443 on: July 28, 2011, 01:40:56 PM »
[spoiler]Someone stat that spell. :p[/spoiler]
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The tier system in a nutshell:
[spoiler]Tier 6: A cartographer.
Tier 5: An expert cartographer or a decent marksman.
Tier 4: An expert marksman.
Tier 3: An expert marksman, cartographer and chef who can tie strong knots and is trained in hostage negotiation or a marksman so good he can shoot down every bullet fired by a minigun while armed with a rusted single-shot pistol that veers to the left.
Tier 2: Someone with teleportation, mind control, time manipulation, intangibility, the ability to turn into an exact duplicate of anything, or the ability to see into the future with perfect accuracy.
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Re: Anime & Manga 3
« Reply #445 on: July 28, 2011, 03:19:49 PM »
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There's a 9th level spell in Frostbnurn that freezes a bunch of targets in blocks of ice. It doesn't care about AC and/or deflection bonus. Silly puppets only betting on armor class.
[/spoiler]
[spoiler]This one seems to be a homing freeze laser, in that it has multiple stages.
If it doesn't connect, it fills your surrounding area with ice, which traps you.
If it does connect, it freezes you, your surrounding area AND repeats the process every time.
If it doesn't connect, it also pursues you until it does, with what looks like rose vines made of lightning that turns to ice.
As its homing, it cannot be dodged, or at least, not easily.
It cannot be parried since its both a direct AND environmental attack.

So its basically a Forcecage cum Black Tentacles cum Shivering Touch cum Frostfell with the PF Persistent metamagic and Chaining.

Possible counters would be to negate the effect(with fire magic or antimagic), block line of effect(using earth magic or wood to create a tangible barrier) or simply outrun it(but as the Lightning Fate learned, its as fast as lightning). However, as the effect refreshes itself, you'd need a lasting counter effect, so just plain shooting fire at it won't work, you'd need a fire with a greater duration and presumably at least as hot as the fire spell Chao used.

As for the Asuna matter, shes basically being used to Cancel the whole Magic World there. I figure shes more powerful than has been shown before, but the key thing is our guys here are extreme badasses and it wouldn't take a full cancel to free time. If the effect can be weakened, then they can free themselves.
[/spoiler]
The mind transcends the body.
It's also a little cold because of that.
Please get it a blanket.

I wish I could read your mind,
I can barely read mine.

"Skynet begins to learn at a geometric rate. It becomes self-aware at 2:14 a.m. Eastern time, August 29th. At 2:15, it begins rolling up characters."

[spoiler]
"Just what do you think the moon up in the sky is? Everyone sees that big, round shiny thing and thinks there must be something round up there, right? That's just silly. The truth is much more awesome than that. You can almost never see the real Moon, and its appearance is death to humans. You can only see the Moon when it's reflected in things. And the things it reflects in, like water or glass, can all be broken, right? Since the moon you see in the sky is just being reflected in the heavens, if you tear open the heavens it's easy to break it~"
-Ibuki Suika, on overkill

To sumbolaion diakoneto moi, basilisk ouranionon.
Epigenentheto, apoleia keraune hos timeis pteirei.
Hekatonkatis kai khiliakis astrapsato.
Khiliarkhou Astrape!
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There is no higher price than 'free'.

"I won't die. I've been ordered not to die."

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Re: Anime & Manga 3
« Reply #446 on: July 28, 2011, 11:18:30 PM »
[spoiler]
There's a 9th level spell in Frostbnurn that freezes a bunch of targets in blocks of ice. It doesn't care about AC and/or deflection bonus. Silly puppets only betting on armor class.
[/spoiler]
[spoiler]This one seems to be a homing freeze laser, in that it has multiple stages.
If it doesn't connect, it fills your surrounding area with ice, which traps you.
If it does connect, it freezes you, your surrounding area AND repeats the process every time.
If it doesn't connect, it also pursues you until it does, with what looks like rose vines made of lightning that turns to ice.
As its homing, it cannot be dodged, or at least, not easily.
It cannot be parried since its both a direct AND environmental attack.

So its basically a Forcecage cum Black Tentacles cum Shivering Touch cum Frostfell with the PF Persistent metamagic and Chaining.

Possible counters would be to negate the effect(with fire magic or antimagic), block line of effect(using earth magic or wood to create a tangible barrier) or simply outrun it(but as the Lightning Fate learned, its as fast as lightning). However, as the effect refreshes itself, you'd need a lasting counter effect, so just plain shooting fire at it won't work, you'd need a fire with a greater duration and presumably at least as hot as the fire spell Chao used.

As for the Asuna matter, shes basically being used to Cancel the whole Magic World there. I figure shes more powerful than has been shown before, but the key thing is our guys here are extreme badasses and it wouldn't take a full cancel to free time. If the effect can be weakened, then they can free themselves.
[/spoiler]

[spoiler]It might also have a maximum range[/spoiler]

Anyone still reading bleach?:
[spoiler]so Ginjou stabbed him through the heart... that ended badly last time someone did that... when will the token badguys learn not to do that.[/spoiler]
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Re: Anime & Manga 3
« Reply #447 on: July 29, 2011, 01:04:38 AM »
New records of ATX up!

[spoiler]
First true SRW-style boss battle!

Excellen likes them big, strong and hot.

It's official, Ryusei plays with kid's toys at military bases. And at beaches when there's hot chicks around.

Poor Bullet gets broken, fixed, broken, fixed and then broken again.

Finally explained how the robot bugs kidnaped people so easily.

Damnit Excellen stop using defensive suport against the boss attacks!

The aerogaters just did their biggest mistake. They pissed off Kyosuke. Just look at his psycho eyes.
[/spoiler]

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Re: Anime & Manga 3
« Reply #448 on: July 29, 2011, 10:29:17 AM »
It might be just me, but Records of ATX has confusingly-drawn fight scenes even by manga standards. So the badassery is diminished for me because I can't clearly see what is going on. Well, sometimes it isn't. DEM SHIP TO SHIP BATTLES. More epic than mecha fights, and you know how I like mecha.

Anyway, I still like this series a lot because I get more insight into details of the setting they had no room to explain in the OG games. Also, hijinks. So much hijinks. Excellen never fails with that, but other characters are great too.

I've read only halfway through the newest release, but here's what I have to say so far:
[spoiler]Viletta in a suit. Just Viletta in a suit.[/spoiler]

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Re: Anime & Manga 3
« Reply #449 on: July 29, 2011, 11:22:52 AM »
Anyone still reading bleach?:
[spoiler]so Ginjou stabbed him through the heart... that ended badly last time someone did that... when will the token badguys learn not to do that.[/spoiler]
[spoiler]I thought for sure Ginjou was a villain right off the bat, but after having several chances to kill Ichigo I had to dismiss that. Now I'm a bit annoyed I dismissed it so easily![/spoiler]
It always seems like the barrels around here have something in them.

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Re: Anime & Manga 3
« Reply #450 on: July 29, 2011, 11:35:05 AM »
And, ATX project part 2 - everyone who played the first OG game saw that one coming, really...

[spoiler]Hey, look. A Lee cameo.

Holy mood whiplash, Tasuku![/spoiler]

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Re: Anime & Manga 3
« Reply #451 on: July 29, 2011, 01:46:57 PM »
Anyone still reading bleach?:
[spoiler]so Ginjou stabbed him through the heart... that ended badly last time someone did that... when will the token badguys learn not to do that.[/spoiler]
[spoiler]I thought for sure Ginjou was a villain right off the bat, but after having several chances to kill Ichigo I had to dismiss that. Now I'm a bit annoyed I dismissed it so easily![/spoiler]

[spoiler]Meh Kubo is still layering twist after twist thinking that he can score the Sixth Sense-level of success.[/spoiler]
"You'll still be living in caves."
"Hell I don't mind that."
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Re: Anime & Manga 3
« Reply #452 on: July 29, 2011, 01:58:09 PM »
Records of ATX
[spoiler][/spoiler]

EDIT: Madoka-related, freaking epic
EDIT2: What
« Last Edit: July 29, 2011, 07:11:18 PM by Prime32 »
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The tier system in a nutshell:
[spoiler]Tier 6: A cartographer.
Tier 5: An expert cartographer or a decent marksman.
Tier 4: An expert marksman.
Tier 3: An expert marksman, cartographer and chef who can tie strong knots and is trained in hostage negotiation or a marksman so good he can shoot down every bullet fired by a minigun while armed with a rusted single-shot pistol that veers to the left.
Tier 2: Someone with teleportation, mind control, time manipulation, intangibility, the ability to turn into an exact duplicate of anything, or the ability to see into the future with perfect accuracy.
Tier 1: Someone with teleportation, mind control, time manipulation, intangibility, the ability to turn into an exact duplicate of anything and the ability to see into the future with perfect accuracy.[/spoiler]

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Re: Anime & Manga 3
« Reply #453 on: July 29, 2011, 09:54:58 PM »
Kyoko Ran, Mami Neate?

I like. Also DAT Homuhomu pose with qb* in the last shot.

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Re: Anime & Manga 3
« Reply #454 on: July 30, 2011, 03:03:50 AM »
Dantalian no Shoka 3 - two small stories instead of one long one
[spoiler]"Yes" counter: +3

lol at the ending of the first part - "Yeah, we have godlike intelligence, but we're too aware of the risks to do anything evil and too lazy to do anything good. You can pretty much just ignore us."

How many more deaths are they going to cover up? :p[/spoiler]
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The tier system in a nutshell:
[spoiler]Tier 6: A cartographer.
Tier 5: An expert cartographer or a decent marksman.
Tier 4: An expert marksman.
Tier 3: An expert marksman, cartographer and chef who can tie strong knots and is trained in hostage negotiation or a marksman so good he can shoot down every bullet fired by a minigun while armed with a rusted single-shot pistol that veers to the left.
Tier 2: Someone with teleportation, mind control, time manipulation, intangibility, the ability to turn into an exact duplicate of anything, or the ability to see into the future with perfect accuracy.
Tier 1: Someone with teleportation, mind control, time manipulation, intangibility, the ability to turn into an exact duplicate of anything and the ability to see into the future with perfect accuracy.[/spoiler]

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Re: Anime & Manga 3
« Reply #455 on: July 30, 2011, 01:25:07 PM »
Dantalian no Shoka
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It's not as much as covering, more on how could they explain it to the authorities. "Why yes it was an extremely exotic cactus specialized in eating people once every 13 years and the burglars just hapened to appear in the night it bloomed. Wait, why are you bringing that straightjacket, I'm sane, SANE I TELL YOU!

That wisdom book really worked. Conquering the world is such an hassle. Why don't just take a safe well-paying job with your new super intellect and live well?

A giant carnivorous plant that atracts its prey with book-shaped flowers? Looks like one of Patchoulli's experiments for reinforcing her library escaped in the real world.

Also being some kind of ancient magic homunculus doesn't stop one from being bribed with candy.

[/spoiler]

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Re: Anime & Manga 3
« Reply #456 on: July 30, 2011, 02:59:26 PM »
Dantalian no Shoka
[spoiler]
It's not as much as covering, more on how could they explain it to the authorities. "Why yes it was an extremely exotic cactus specialized in eating people once every 13 years and the burglars just hapened to appear in the night it bloomed. Wait, why are you bringing that straightjacket, I'm sane, SANE I TELL YOU!

That wisdom book really worked. Conquering the world is such an hassle. Why don't just take a safe well-paying job with your new super intellect and live well?

A giant carnivorous plant that atracts its prey with book-shaped flowers? Looks like one of Patchoulli's experiments for reinforcing her library escaped in the real world.

Also being some kind of ancient magic homunculus doesn't stop one from being bribed with candy.

[/spoiler]

[spoiler]Its not that, its that there's a book-shaped flower, in fucking Africa, to attract people. I didn't know botanical evolution was nudged in that particular direction where

"Hey there's a fucking lot of book-lovers in the fucking deserts of Africa."

"Let's adapt our flowers into books to attract them!"[/spoiler]
"You'll still be living in caves."
"Hell I don't mind that."
[spoiler][/spoiler]
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Re: Anime & Manga 3
« Reply #457 on: August 01, 2011, 06:19:27 AM »
Dantalian no Shoka
[spoiler]
It's not as much as covering, more on how could they explain it to the authorities. "Why yes it was an extremely exotic cactus specialized in eating people once every 13 years and the burglars just hapened to appear in the night it bloomed. Wait, why are you bringing that straightjacket, I'm sane, SANE I TELL YOU!

That wisdom book really worked. Conquering the world is such an hassle. Why don't just take a safe well-paying job with your new super intellect and live well?

A giant carnivorous plant that atracts its prey with book-shaped flowers? Looks like one of Patchoulli's experiments for reinforcing her library escaped in the real world.

Also being some kind of ancient magic homunculus doesn't stop one from being bribed with candy.

[/spoiler]

[spoiler]Its not that, its that there's a book-shaped flower, in fucking Africa, to attract people. I didn't know botanical evolution was nudged in that particular direction where

"Hey there's a fucking lot of book-lovers in the fucking deserts of Africa."

"Let's adapt our flowers into books to attract them!"[/spoiler]

You've got the order the wrong way around.  They were so effective they killed off their primary food supply.
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Re: Anime & Manga 3
« Reply #458 on: August 02, 2011, 09:05:05 AM »
The mind transcends the body.
It's also a little cold because of that.
Please get it a blanket.

I wish I could read your mind,
I can barely read mine.

"Skynet begins to learn at a geometric rate. It becomes self-aware at 2:14 a.m. Eastern time, August 29th. At 2:15, it begins rolling up characters."

[spoiler]
"Just what do you think the moon up in the sky is? Everyone sees that big, round shiny thing and thinks there must be something round up there, right? That's just silly. The truth is much more awesome than that. You can almost never see the real Moon, and its appearance is death to humans. You can only see the Moon when it's reflected in things. And the things it reflects in, like water or glass, can all be broken, right? Since the moon you see in the sky is just being reflected in the heavens, if you tear open the heavens it's easy to break it~"
-Ibuki Suika, on overkill

To sumbolaion diakoneto moi, basilisk ouranionon.
Epigenentheto, apoleia keraune hos timeis pteirei.
Hekatonkatis kai khiliakis astrapsato.
Khiliarkhou Astrape!
[/spoiler]

There is no higher price than 'free'.

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Re: Anime & Manga 3
« Reply #459 on: August 02, 2011, 11:18:16 PM »
Some interesting entries there.


Nekogami Yaoyorozu 4
[spoiler]We need to go deeper...

I can't look at Gonta without thinking of Rossiu.[/spoiler]
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The tier system in a nutshell:
[spoiler]Tier 6: A cartographer.
Tier 5: An expert cartographer or a decent marksman.
Tier 4: An expert marksman.
Tier 3: An expert marksman, cartographer and chef who can tie strong knots and is trained in hostage negotiation or a marksman so good he can shoot down every bullet fired by a minigun while armed with a rusted single-shot pistol that veers to the left.
Tier 2: Someone with teleportation, mind control, time manipulation, intangibility, the ability to turn into an exact duplicate of anything, or the ability to see into the future with perfect accuracy.
Tier 1: Someone with teleportation, mind control, time manipulation, intangibility, the ability to turn into an exact duplicate of anything and the ability to see into the future with perfect accuracy.[/spoiler]