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Dudley's (New, Improved) Dungeon

< Mar 16th, 2009 >Roger Barnett
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@ Today I am going to be cool, collected and above all... calm.
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@ Someone smashed my sink?
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@ No! Dammit!
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@ Okay, that was just one slip. I'm going to stay calm no matter what happens.
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The nymph stole a wand of wishing (0:3)
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@ Nooooo! Damn you to the depths of deepness!
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@ Alright, that's two slips. But I'm not giving in. I'm going to stay calm no matter what!
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? Dear Dudley: Gone for a crossover between comics. RNG will be the stand-in Oracle. By the way, it's now three slips.
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@ NOOOO!
(1/5) Dudley's Dungeon - Tales from the Pit crossover. Other strip is here
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10 Comments

#1 calamarain Mon, 16 Mar 2009 00:03:12
And the crossover begins...

#2 ToonyMan Mon, 16 Mar 2009 00:43:28
Crossover!

#3 DrSunglass Mon, 16 Mar 2009 04:03:33
This had better turn into something good, and something somewhat intelligible for someone who isn't a reader of the other comic.

#4 Quint Mon, 16 Mar 2009 05:13:55
I want to see what's on that scroll.

Also, since when did the Oracle acquire a door?

#5 TJR Mon, 16 Mar 2009 12:29:31
Great, obscure punchline.

Some time ago, somebody figured out how to infer the seed of the random number generator and how to get guaranteed wishes from fountains and so on. It is hard, but definitely possible to be "more right" than the RNG.

#6 slowpoke Mon, 16 Mar 2009 15:16:10
Why is the punchline "NOOOO!" obscure?

#7 TJR Mon, 16 Mar 2009 15:54:35
@slowpoke: The obvious part of the punchline is the time inversion. The added fun is: The RNG is fully responsible for and cause of Dudley's anger management problem. Think of Nethack as a Skinner box.
Last edited: Mon, 16 Mar 2009 17:11:43

#8 DarthCliche Mon, 19 Jul 2010 19:54:24
E.

Quint: Since someone dropped a spellbook of wizard lock in the doorway.

The main problem with this crossover is that the characters from different comics don't interact with each other - no Tales from the Pit characters appear in DD, and the Oracle isn't a DD character, just a NetHack character.

#9 Anonymous Mon, 21 Sep 2015 23:41:09
The depths of deepness?

- BRVR, who should make an account

#10 BRVR Mon, 21 Sep 2015 23:43:06
The depths of deepness?

- BRVR, who should make an account

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