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20th Aug '16 9:56:46 AM nombretomado
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[[WMG: DragonLance is getting a Fourth Edition book]]

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[[WMG: DragonLance Literature/{{Dragonlance}} is getting a Fourth Edition book]]



*** That's Takhisis, a goddess from ''Main/{{Dragonlance}}'' who also takes the 5-headed dragon form. She may or may not be Tiamat; sourcebooks differ on that.

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*** That's Takhisis, a goddess from ''Main/{{Dragonlance}}'' ''Literature/{{Dragonlance}}'' who also takes the 5-headed dragon form. She may or may not be Tiamat; sourcebooks differ on that.
13th Jul '16 8:01:46 PM superboy313
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[[WMG: Asmodeus caused the Spellplague]]

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[[WMG: Asmodeus caused the Spellplague]]Spellplague.]]



Given that he's the rule of Hell in the [[TabletopGame/DungeonsAndDragons tabletop game]], it's possible that he's [[GreaterScopeVillain Venger's master]].

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Given that he's the rule ruler of Hell the Nine Hells in the [[TabletopGame/DungeonsAndDragons tabletop game]], it's possible game]] and described as the UltimateEvil by the Dungeon Master, it would make sense that he's [[GreaterScopeVillain Venger's master]].
17th Jun '16 10:37:08 PM nombretomado
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Makes sense. Horns, teeth, eyes. And it is canon in the TabletopGames/{{Dungeons and Dragons}} lore.

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Makes sense. Horns, teeth, eyes. And it is canon in the TabletopGames/{{Dungeons TabletopGame/{{Dungeons and Dragons}} lore.
4th May '16 4:05:23 PM TheOneWhoTropes
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[[WMG:Iron Heart Surge is a manifestation of [[TengenToppaGurrenLagann Spiral Energy]].]]

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[[WMG:Iron Heart Surge is a manifestation of [[TengenToppaGurrenLagann [[Anime/TengenToppaGurrenLagann Spiral Energy]].]]
4th May '16 1:00:04 PM aye_amber
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* The Shadowfell is really the [[http://zs.ffshrine.org/link-to-the-past/maps/dark_world.png Dark World]] of A Link to the Past's (and now the 4E default setting's) [[http://ian-albert.com/games/legend_of_zelda_a_link_to_the_past_maps/light_world-2.png Light World]]. The reduced damage, increased hit points, etc. also lend themselves to 4E masquerading as a Zelda game-world. The Feywild is the Golden Land before being corrupted by Ganon.

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* The Shadowfell is really the [[http://zs.ffshrine.org/link-to-the-past/maps/dark_world.png [[http://i.imgur.com/rNa2Sns.jpg Dark World]] of A Link to the Past's (and now the 4E default setting's) [[http://ian-albert.com/games/legend_of_zelda_a_link_to_the_past_maps/light_world-2.png Light World]]. The reduced damage, increased hit points, etc. also lend themselves to 4E masquerading as a Zelda game-world. The Feywild is the Golden Land before being corrupted by Ganon.
6th Feb '16 11:46:23 PM nombretomado
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This idea is popular in fanfics (there may a WordOfDante about it somewhere). It is made possible because this cartoon was made in TheDarkAgeOfAnimation.

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This idea is popular in fanfics (there may a WordOfDante about it somewhere). It is made possible because this cartoon was made in TheDarkAgeOfAnimation.
UsefulNotes/TheDarkAgeOfAnimation.
20th Dec '15 9:32:15 PM superboy313
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[[WMG: [[YouKnowTheOne The Nameless One]] is [[GodOfEvil Asmodeus]].]]
Given that he's the rule of Hell in the [[TabletopGame/DungeonsAndDragons tabletop game]], it's possible that he's [[GreaterScopeVillain Venger's master]].
29th Aug '15 7:04:35 AM Adept
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In fact they rise from the sea to wipe out all life. Their civilization goes pretty well, until they fall into a race-wide state of WhoWantsToLiveForever and end up [[{{Ayreon}} seeding the Earth.]]

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In fact they rise from the sea to wipe out all life. Their civilization goes pretty well, until they fall into a race-wide state of WhoWantsToLiveForever and end up [[{{Ayreon}} [[Music/{{Ayreon}} seeding the Earth.]]
3rd Jul '15 11:21:07 PM nombretomado
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* No, no, I think we're barking up the wrong tree. It's one of our unifying WMG's: re-read that description. Tell me this mythic "Shadowfell" world is not, in fact, [[Main/LegacyOfKain Nosgoth]].

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* No, no, I think we're barking up the wrong tree. It's one of our unifying WMG's: re-read that description. Tell me this mythic "Shadowfell" world is not, in fact, [[Main/LegacyOfKain [[VideoGame/LegacyOfKain Nosgoth]].
26th Jun '15 8:47:23 AM justanid
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* Screw that. It is Coldharbour from [[VideoGame/TheElderScrollsIVOblivion Oblivion]].

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* Screw that. It is Coldharbour from [[VideoGame/TheElderScrollsIVOblivion Oblivion]].''Franchise/TheElderScrolls''.



* Shadowfell is not new. It existed in previous editions as the Plane of Shadows, at least in Forgotten Realms. It hasn't really changed much at all.
** And Dolurrh in Eberron. Face it, to get a description of the Shadowfell just Ctrl+ C, Ctrl+ V the description of Dolurrh. It then follows, from the addition of action points to the core mechanics, that Eberron is actually a [[Literature/{{Discworld}} parasite universe]], and will end up being the sole remaining setting by 10th edition (with the exception of things like DarkSun and {{Spelljammer}}, which are clearly stages of Eberron's future). Fortuitously, this will annihilate all memory of [[TheScrappy Drizzt]].
*** Sounds about right. Even if Eberron doesn't completely displace the other realms, they'll probably just reintroduce spelljammer to make them all part of one 'verse, and then whatever caused the Day of Mourning will end up happening again at the same time as the latest mystra dies, and Toril and Eberron will end up merging.
** Canonically, in Forgotten Realms, Shadowfell merged with The Plane of Shadows, hence the similarities. The Plane Of Shadows originally didn't really have that many undead, at least of the traditional types. Shadows and the like, sure, but not zombies.
** But the BirthRight campaign introduced the Shadow World which...did serve as a mirror of the living world populated by the undead, including a bunch of zombies.
** Even before BirthRight, there was a similar realm called Limbo (not the Great Wheel plane) described in Bruce Heard's series of ''Princess Ark'' articles about the Basic/Expert/etc D&D system's {{Mystara}}. Really, it's a ''very'' old concept that 4E integrated from many, many sources, most of which predate gaming itself.


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* Shadowfell is not new. It existed in previous editions as the Plane of Shadows, at least in Forgotten Realms.the ''Forgotten Realms''. It hasn't really changed much at all.
** And Dolurrh in Eberron. ''TabletopGame/{{Eberron}}''. Face it, to get a description of the Shadowfell just Ctrl+ Ctrl + C, Ctrl+ Ctrl + V the description of Dolurrh. It then follows, from the addition of action points to the core mechanics, that Eberron ''Eberron'' is actually a [[Literature/{{Discworld}} parasite universe]], and will end up being the sole remaining setting by 10th edition (with the exception of things like DarkSun ''TabletopGame/DarkSun'' and {{Spelljammer}}, ''TabletopGame/{{Spelljammer}}'', which are clearly stages of Eberron's ''Eberron's'' future). Fortuitously, this will annihilate all memory of [[TheScrappy Drizzt]].
*** Sounds about right. Even if Eberron doesn't completely displace the other realms, they'll probably just reintroduce spelljammer spelljammers to make them all part of one 'verse, and then whatever caused the Day of Mourning will end up happening again at the same time as the latest mystra Mystra dies, and Toril and Eberron will end up merging.
** Canonically, in Forgotten Realms, the ''TabletopGame/ForgottenRealms'', Shadowfell merged with The Plane of Shadows, hence the similarities. The Plane Of of Shadows originally didn't really have that many undead, at least of the traditional types. Shadows and the like, sure, but not zombies.
** But the BirthRight ''TabletopGame/BirthRight'' campaign introduced the Shadow World which...did serve as a mirror of the living world populated by the undead, including a bunch of zombies.
** Even before BirthRight, ''Birth Right'', there was a similar realm called Limbo (not the Great Wheel plane) described in Bruce Heard's series of ''Princess Ark'' articles about the Basic/Expert/etc D&D ''D&D'' system's {{Mystara}}.''TabletopGame/{{Mystara}}''. Really, it's a ''very'' old concept that 4E integrated from many, many sources, most of which predate gaming itself.

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