07/26/18 – Gounded Previous | Next First Strip First Series | First Strip Second Series | First Strip Current Series | Archive | Most Recent Previous | Next First Strip First Series | First Strip Second Series | First Strip Current Series | Archive | Most Recent How could I NOT end the Gounder with poetic justice? There was really no other way. First Strip First Series | First Strip Second Series | First Strip Current Series| Archive | Most Recent 07/25/18 – The Salient Point 07/30/18 – Missed the Fight 22 Comments Leinglo July 26, 2018 at 12:14 am 4 years ago So now Jabby is gleeful in his impotence? Devyat must’ve done more than just mess with some decimal points, it sounds like she drove him insane. Gregg Eshelman July 26, 2018 at 2:45 am 4 years ago Devyat seems to have programmed Jabby to be anosognosic. Actual examples include people who are paraplegic yet insist they can walk. Ask them to get up and walk and they’ll easily come up with many reasons why they won’t. Another version is a person missing part of an arm or leg yet insisting it isn’t. Show them where they’re missing a bit and they insist it’s not their limb. In Jabby’s case he insists he’s blasted Wezzle, despite the fact that Wezzle is still there. Could be that from now on, Wezzle will be ‘invisible’ to Jabby. Toxic July 26, 2018 at 6:53 am 4 years ago Based on what Devyat said three pages ago, it sounds like she didn’t even need to change anything else; “even if jabby did notice, he wouldn’t acknowledge it, not even to himself. because it would be admission of weakness, which is against his programming.” He was already insane, she just found a way for his insanity to work against him. PeterK July 26, 2018 at 11:22 am 4 years ago No no. He pretty much started there. Jude July 26, 2018 at 12:41 am 4 years ago Devyat: Mauricio, I’d like to introduce you to ‘Mauricio’. Mauricio: So the insanity continued without Jabby being responsible? Stefinatrix July 26, 2018 at 1:47 am 4 years ago I think my next D&D character will have to be named Pflarb. Gregg Eshelman July 26, 2018 at 2:50 am 4 years ago How does the gounder user avoid being fried by the exhaust from its thrusters? I presume they’re there to counter the recoil from launching the nasty looking spike in zero gravity conditions. Question the 2nd. How much does a gounder weigh? Or are the Gounder and Wezzle exceptionally strong to be able to wield a device much larger than they are? Kaidah July 26, 2018 at 8:38 am 4 years ago “With internal micro anti-grav motors to allow one person to hold it up without needing bulky cranes or clumsy construction robots, and a personal forcefield generator in the handle to keep you from turning into Sunday barbecue when you pull the trigger, the Gound series 3000 anchoring system protects not only you but your wallet. Remember: when you need to nail that project down, nail it to the Gound.” 😀 Coyoty July 26, 2018 at 3:47 am 4 years ago Wezzle has been pflarbed like never before. He’ll think twice before killing Jabby’s targets again. vonBoomslang July 26, 2018 at 4:01 am 4 years ago Message: Sent. Also, technically what? Saros July 26, 2018 at 7:42 am 4 years ago Pflarb is now my favourite sound effect! 3oranges July 26, 2018 at 11:45 am 4 years ago It’s a good thing Jabby has lost his force, because it looks like he doesn’t need even the pretense of Mauricio’s authorization any more. I wonder what changed? I mean, this would be tough to spin as part of keeping him safe. Christopher Baldwin July 26, 2018 at 11:47 am 4 years ago Until they “officially “ take the Gounder’s position, Mauricio “gave” Jabby carte blanche. 🙂 Luke July 27, 2018 at 6:44 pm 4 years ago Maybe it’s that Jabby’s constraint code wasn’t affected by the insanity, so he was allowed to take the action because that part knew it wouldn’t actually be an attack? TB July 26, 2018 at 1:04 pm 4 years ago “That’s not a harpoon gun. THIS is a harpoon gun.” Peter Rogan July 26, 2018 at 2:09 pm 4 years ago I think I am going to fear the new insanity as much as I was terrified by the old insanity. I sense vast cosmic forces realigning themselves with the new, troubling reality. Certainly this must weigh heavily on Mauricio. I mean, here he is, actually beside himself. That can’t be good. Muzhik July 26, 2018 at 9:36 pm 4 years ago Now we know the sound a death ray makes when it’s had too much to drink and releases itself on the passenger side of your car. (And once again, it will fall to you to clean up someone else’s stale death from the floor of your car, all the time reminding yourself that it could be worse: it could be your dad’s car.) Kat July 27, 2018 at 4:06 pm 4 years ago I LOVE this page in so many ways. I’m compelled to add that today’s extra mini-comic on Patreon made it 100 times even better. Ohymygawd!! And there was much lol-ing. And I finally noticed in the bottom middle panel how much of Mauricio’s leg Jabby has already replicated for him. Whoa. ps: “pflarb” is an amazing onomatopoeia and I love it. Also, it’s gross. And I love it! Yarrun July 28, 2018 at 1:27 pm 4 years ago …Front Page Man? Christopher Baldwin July 28, 2018 at 3:37 pm 4 years ago Hahahaha! I couldn’t find the right term of endearment, and Cedra said that phrase quite randomly with no intent (and it with no meaning). I thought it perfectly summed up Wezzle’s feelings. 🙂 Gregg Eshelman July 29, 2018 at 4:35 am 4 years ago Like a Page 3 Girl? reader July 29, 2018 at 4:11 am 4 years ago Why do I get the feeling that Wessel is far too similar to the Mole still? Could he be a leader of a rival gang who usurped the grounder? leading to an unrivalled monopoly in the underworld. Leave a Reply to Christopher Baldwin Cancel reply Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *CommentName* Email* Website Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Notify me of new posts by email.