OOPS today’s eminently discussable games-company merger comic lacked a comments section, so here one is. Enjoy, and discuss! :P

So, this comic actually draws quite a bit from life. Layne and I have been watching a ton of kung fu movies lately, and after one movie marathon, we got to discussing the various kung fu game systems. Layne has always had a collection of the Palladium books, and so when I mentioned that you could combine TMNT and Ninjas and Superspies… Well, the idea for a kung fu panda game was born!!

He’s now got most of the NPCs statted up, a group of four players put together, and our first game session should be in the next week or so :p

It is my birthday, which means sushi, video games, and bird cuddles from my cockatiel, Meg!

Happy Halloween, everyone!! As you might know from years past, Halloween is absolutely my favorite holiday. (Christmas is, of course, a close second due to the joy of seeing my family again, but it goes to the number two slot for not giving me the opportunity to stock up on costuming supplies for the next year :p )

And since I love it so much, (and I couldn’t quite compact the poem into two weeks without leaving out some vital scary bits!!) you all get FIVE comics this week instead of four! ENJOY!!

I will say that next week will start off with a sketch, since Monday is my birthday and my present to myself is a day off to go and muck around in the woods chasing birds. (And, if it’s raining, it will be a literal muck!) However, the next chapter will start on Tuesday, and we’ll be catching up with the gang at the gaming store, as well as learning more about the Changeling LARP that’s been hinted at! See you all next week, and I hope that you all have a very spooky day. :)

Clever readers will notice that there’s a stanza missing in today’s comic. That is because, while I dearly love every line of this poem, some editing was required to make it all fit into nice, neat, little 4-panelled comic instalments.

Don’t worry, though- said curtains will still be purple ;p