History Webcomic / GuildedAge

16th Nov '17 3:57:51 PM GlassRain
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* BrandX:
** [[spoiler: The company Daedalus is [=CEO=] of is called [[Creator/BlizzardEntertainment Hurricane Software]] and their hit [[MassivelyMultiplayerOnlineRolePlayingGame MMORPG]] is called [[VideoGame/WorldOfWarcraft World of Arkerra]].]]
** Also with the mention of various [[spoiler:social networking sites such as [[Website/MySpace [=MyFeeds=]]] and [[Website/{{Facebook}} Faceblog.]]]]
** Averted with references to other products such as [[spoiler: Kinect, Film/TheMatrix and Creator/JackKirby.]]



* ProductDisplacement:
** [[spoiler: The company Daedalus is [=CEO=] of is called [[Creator/BlizzardEntertainment Hurricane Software]] and their hit [[MassivelyMultiplayerOnlineRolePlayingGame MMORPG]] is called [[VideoGame/WorldOfWarcraft World of Arkerra]].]]
** Also with the mention of various [[spoiler:social networking sites such as [[Website/MySpace [=MyFeeds=]]] and [[Website/{{Facebook}} Faceblog.]]]]
** Averted with references to other products such as [[spoiler: Kinect, Film/TheMatrix and Creator/JackKirby.]]
25th Sep '17 8:49:11 PM GlassRain
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* OhCrap: Harky goes from laughing and mocking the party to panicking and screaming for someone to get him out of the [[NamesToRunAwayFromReallyFast death pit]] when Byron starts berserking.

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* OhCrap: Harky goes from laughing and mocking the party to [[http://guildedage.net/comic/chapter-8-page-20/ panicking and screaming for someone to get him out out]] of the [[NamesToRunAwayFromReallyFast death pit]] when Byron starts berserking.



* OurElvesAreBetter: Sky elves, Winter elves, Shit elves (although that's just the colloquial name) and Wood Elves

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* OurElvesAreBetter: Sky elves, Winter elves, Shit elves (although that's just the colloquial name) and Wood ElvesElves (who are [[PlantAliens technically plants]]).
16th Sep '17 11:24:54 AM GlassRain
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* JiveTurkey: Frigg is basically a [[Website/FourChan /b/tard]] playing a Paladin.

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* JiveTurkey: Frigg is basically throws around ImageBoard slang, [[MemeticMutation mutated memes]], and [[SirSwearsALot creative profanity]] in a [[Website/FourChan /b/tard]] playing fantasy setting with an otherwise solid fourth wall. She's like [[CrazyAwesome a Paladin. /b/tard trying to play a paladin]].
16th Sep '17 11:12:29 AM GlassRain
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* InfantImmortality: [[spoiler:Averted. One of the troll children Penk sends to get his drum gets caught by the [[EldritchAbomination monster.]]]]



* ISurrenderSuckers: [[http://guildedage.net/comic/chapter-26-page-20/ Scipio]] [[CombatPragmatist doesn't buy it.]]
* IThoughtEveryoneCouldDoThat: Syr'Nj does not see the point in one having toes if one can't pump water with them.

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* ISurrenderSuckers: One of [[spoiler:Rachel's former sisters]] does this. [[http://guildedage.net/comic/chapter-26-page-20/ Scipio]] [[CombatPragmatist doesn't buy it.]]
* IThoughtEveryoneCouldDoThat: Syr'Nj does not see the point in one having toes ("taproots") if one can't pump absorb water with them.


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* ImprobableInfantSurvival: [[spoiler:Averted. One of the troll children Penk sends to get his drum gets caught by the [[EldritchAbomination monster.]]]]
16th Sep '17 11:00:44 AM GlassRain
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* HeroesPreferSwords: None of the core group members use swords as main weapons, but Syr'nj keeps a sword-and-buckler as sidearms. On the other hand, latecomer Scipio uses a sword and shield to great effect.

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* HeroesPreferSwords: Mostly averted. None of the core group members use swords as main weapons, but weapons. Syr'nj keeps does keep a sword-and-buckler as sidearms. On the other hand, sidearms, and latecomer Scipio uses a sword and shield to great effect.



* HumansAreBastards: Gastonia is pretty much a hive of racists out to conquer and plunder the planet in much the same vein as 17th-19th century colonialists. The comic has shown that no one, ''not a single'' race could be considered good or all that nice. Either they are: xenophobic, condescending, tyrannical, downright genocidal or all of the above. Really, the only reason why Humans are labeled like this (at first), was because they were the only ones shown.

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* HumansAreBastards: Gastonia is pretty much a hive of racists out to conquer and plunder the planet in much the same vein as 17th-19th century colonialists. The That said, the comic has shown that no one, ''not a single'' race could be considered good or all that nice. Either they are: xenophobic, condescending, tyrannical, downright genocidal or all of the above. Really, the only reason why Humans are labeled like this (at first), was because they were the only ones shown.
7th Aug '17 9:46:34 AM GlassRain
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* FantasticRacism: Gastonia starts their kids on it [[http://guildedage.net/webcomic/chapter-8/a-childrens-guide-to-arkerra-part-i/ early]]. [[OurOrcsAreDifferent Orcs]] are lowest on the ladder, used as slave labor by all sides and seemingly universally considered to be incredibly stupid.

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* FantasticRacism: Gastonia starts their kids on it Gastonians (humans) mistrust humans who aren't Gastonian, then [[http://guildedage.net/webcomic/chapter-8/a-childrens-guide-to-arkerra-part-i/ early]]. net/comic/a-childrens-guide-to-arkerra-part-i/ view just about]] [[http://guildedage.net/comic/a-childrens-guide-to-arkerra-part-ii/ every]] [[http://guildedage.net/comic/a-childrens-guide-to-arkerra-part-iii/ other]] [[http://guildedage.net/comic/a-childrens-guide-to-arkerra-iv/ species]] [[http://guildedage.net/comic/a-childrens-guide-to-arkerra-v/ as some degree of inferior,]] with the more "acceptable" ones being those that happen to be useful to or allied with humans. They've been known to attack and wipe out entire villages populated by the races they deem "savage." While the worst of the prejudice is shown coming from the humans, no race is immune. Even the "savage races" rebelling against Gastonia see no problem using [[OurOrcsAreDifferent Orcs]] are lowest on the ladder, used orcs]] as slave labor by all sides labor, and seemingly universally considered view them as so stupid they can't even comprehend the idea of doing something to improve their future (namely, [[http://guildedage.net/comic/chapter-28-page-9/ working hard so that they won't be incredibly stupid.whipped]].)



* GeniusBruiser: Byron is the core tactician of the group, and often trades the role of leader/diplomat between himself, Syr'nj, and Bandit.

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* GeniusBruiser: Byron Byron, the heavy-hitting berserker, is also the core tactician of the group, and often trades the role of leader/diplomat between himself, Syr'nj, and Bandit.



* GoOutWithASmile: [[spoiler:Rachel smiles as she is about to be killed by the cultists' monster after saving Frigg from it.]]

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* GoOutWithASmile: When [[spoiler:Rachel smiles as she is about to be killed by saves Frigg from the cultists' monster after saving Frigg from it.]]at the cost of being caught by it herself, she]] smiles as it's about to kill her.
17th Jul '17 2:16:27 PM GlassRain
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* EldritchAbomination: [[spoiler:The beast the cultists let into the world. It appears to be able to destroy people completely, in a way that appears to involve their nature as video game characters.]]
* EnemyMine: When [[spoiler:the corrupting beast attacks the World's Rebellion,]] the Peacemakers join forces with Penk and Magda to fight it.

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* EldritchAbomination: [[spoiler:The The beast the cultists let into the world. It appears to be able to destroy [[spoiler:destroy people completely, in a way that appears to involve their nature as video game characters.]]
* EnemyMine: When [[spoiler:the corrupting beast attacks the World's Rebellion,]] the Peacemakers join forces with Penk and Magda the World's Rebellion champions agree to work together to fight it.it. Neither side is particularly happy about it, but both agree that the threat to innocent life is too great for them to put their own conflict before stopping it.
17th Jul '17 11:12:12 AM GlassRain
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** Then there's the enigma of [[spoiler:why Mr. Daedalus' tie is in Bandit's colors - or, more significantly, in the colours of Cultist magic.]]

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** Then there's the enigma of [[spoiler:why Mr. Daedalus' tie is in Bandit's colors colors]] - or, more significantly, in the colours of Cultist magic.]]
11th Jul '17 1:13:56 PM Freezer
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* AlternateSelf: Shanna of the "Sepiaverse" is explicitly an alternate universe version of Shanna Cochran from ''Webcomic/{{Fans}}''.

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* AlternateSelf: AlternateSelf: Shanna of the "Sepiaverse" "Sepia World" is explicitly an alternate universe version of Shanna Cochran from ''Webcomic/{{Fans}}''.
11th Jul '17 1:12:53 PM Freezer
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* AlternateSelf: Shanna of the "Sepiaverse" is explicitly an alternate universe version of Shanna Cochran from ''Webcomic/{{Fans}}''.
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