OK, felt that this probably needed another thread to discuss the online comic referenced to by ERFWORLD. It appears to be run by someone called "Parson Gotti" AKA "Lord Hamster" and looks like one of those typical "lazy" sort of web comics which is updated once in a blue moon, has almost no variation in the actual pictures and just makes jokes either about it's self (not being updated regularly, etc) or about really crude stuff (such as making love to apple pies).
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Do a google search. There are no archived pages, no wiki pages, and no mentions anywhere else on the internet. The domain name wasn't transfered until 2006, so I think they just back dated all the 2005 stuff.
It looks like Jamie's art and it bears a stunning resemblance to the form of partially clips.
I think it's part of this project.
I'm in ur ideosphere, propigatin' ur memes!
I do not understand me.
English translation of Japanese translation via Babelfish of #408
This is kind of like one of those alternate reality games I've been reading about... I wonder if material will be released concurrently on both sites and potentially other parts of the Internet, or beyond.
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A minor plot point perhaps further down in the news posts:
I play Warhammer and some other miniatures systems, and I am developing my own game. And I like some older PC fantasy strategy games like Warlords IV and Civ II, and some RTS like AoE. Board games, too. Anything strategy and fantasy, I like. I don't play any mmorpgs tho. Too repetetive, not enough strategy.
An interesting turn, to say the least
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Last edited by ZekeArgo : 01-04-2007 at 05:32 PM.
Hmm. Nice stuff, Jamie and Rob. Good to see this kind of effort going into a comic's backstory. Kind of like another comic I read where the author wrote up a livejournal account for one of his characters. Although I think that was mostly so he could screencap it and use it for a one-panel joke.
The sad thing is, this fake comic is better than about 80% of actual webcomics.
I have to say, I wasn't overwhelmingly impressed with the comic until this. This more than makes up for it, though. I'm a huge believer in wasting inordinate amounts of effort on relatively pointless things.
The irony of posting that on what is essentially a D&D forum struck me while I was writing it.
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How long do you think before there's another Hamstard 'update', if there ever is one?
Mister Gotti has been summoned to Erfworld sometime after last comic so I suposse that there won't be another comic. There is (very very very) small change that he'll return and continue writing Hamstard after that.. but would return to normality after a trip to serious but ridiculous world of fantasy?
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