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Dudley's (New, Improved) Dungeon

< Jul 2nd, 2009 >NobodySpecial
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@ "Gosh, is it dark in here. Why don't the miners ever carry light sources?"

d "They all have infravision."

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@ "That helps them kill us, sure, but what about when they're, well, mining? Gems aren't warm-blooded."

d "Don't give the Slash'EM people any ideas. Didn't you lose your last Undead Slayer to a huge pile of killer coins?"

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@ "I don't suppose they'd invest in electric lighting."

d "I haven't seen any light switches."

D - a candle.                 
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@ "Think I should save this for the Candelabrum?"

d "Don't you remember that fortune cookie that went 'It's better to light a candle than curse the darkness'?"

Your candle's flame burns brig
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@ "Effin' darkness!"
                              
                              
                              
                              
                              
                              
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G "All clear?"

h "No @dventurers in sight."

The gnome claps!              
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Fumbling for a light switch is all fun and games until somebody hits a polymorph trap.
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7 Comments

#1 Zarpheek Thu, 2 Jul 2009 00:30:10
#clap: unknown extended command.

Darn it!

#2 ajbRad Thu, 2 Jul 2009 02:56:27
"Don't give the SLASH'EM people any ideas."
Haha that was great!

#3 mijae Thu, 2 Jul 2009 04:28:15
Very solid comic. So THAT'S why some of the levels have light all over...

#4 Chish Thu, 2 Jul 2009 19:33:36
fantastic comic

#5 Quint Thu, 2 Jul 2009 22:48:42
But...but...but...Billy Mays never sold a sound-activated switch!

Also, beautiful comic.

You zap an iron wand upward! -more- The magic missile destroys the fluorescent light!

Last edited: Thu, 2 Jul 2009 22:49:25

#6 Bulwersator Sun, 16 Dec 2012 11:38:04
"Don't give the SLASH'EM people any ideas."

In UnNethack gnomes will carry candles, lit on dark levels.

#7 will905965 Fri, 9 Dec 2016 02:02:50
in dnethack they set their hats on fire as a light source
Last edited: Mon, 6 Feb 2017 20:38:50

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