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'''''Our Little Adventure''''' is a fantasy webcomic created by Daniel Landolt. It's based on a ''TabletopGame/DungeonsAndDragons'' campaign set in an original world, using the 3.X edition rules. A [[SpoonyBard young bard]] named Julie has a [[DreamingOfThingsToCome dream]] where she learns she can save the world by [[PlotCoupon finding a pendant]] which will lead her to the [[CosmicKeystone Magicant]], a powerful artifact that grants unlimited wishes. She is joined by her fighter [[HappilyMarried husband]] Lenny on this quest and very shortly after meets her [[ShortTank sister]] [[BlackMagicianGirl Angelika]], as well as the [[PerpetualFrowner rogue]] she's [[VitriolicBestBuds travelling with.]] Using information from [[SpiritAdvisor "The Palm Tree Ghost"]] she eventually learns how to use the pendant and goes on a quest to [[GottaCatchEmAll collect the pieces]] of this Magicant artifact. Of course certain events complicate matters, like an [[SealedEvilInACan evil spirit]] Julie [[NiceJobBreakingItHero accidentally released]] as well as having to deal with an [[EvilEmpire evil empire]] and followers of a [[PathOfInspiration crazy religion.]]

The comic was [[FollowTheLeader inspired]] by ''Webcomic/TheOrderOfTheStick'''s humor and style, but doesn't tell the story with stick figures. The characters are heavily symbolistic in appearance and appear a cross between stick people, [[VideoGame/PaperMario paper characters]], and [[NoodlePeople noodle people]]. The comic doesn't take itself too seriously; it is heavy with parody and clichés of [[RoleplayingGames RPG]]s and ''D&D'' campaigns. The fourth wall is notoriously weak in spots, and there are some pop culture references here and there.

The comic has been running since Christmas day, 2009 and updated about twice a week on average (including the hiatus). The comic updates every three days, sometimes more often if the creator isn't busy. There are two places the comic can be seen, the first being an [[http://www.danielscreations.com/ola official website]]and the second being rogonandi's [[DeviantArt deviantART]] account. There is an entry for it on [[http://www.thewebcomiclist.com/ The Webcomic List]]. It's also got its own group on [[http://www.facebook.com/pages/Our-Little-Adventure/149465495138875 Facebook]] where people who like it can get news about it and such, such as updates.

It has a [[Characters/OurLittleAdventure Character Sheet]], fittingly.

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!!''Our Little Adventure'' provides examples of the following tropes:

* AdventureTowns: The first being the little village where they picked up Pauline, and then they went to Everwood, a huge city where they met new NPC friends and Julie picked up the [[PlotCoupon Magicant Pendant.]] They went back to [[PortTown Huckleton]] to catch a [[GetOnTheBoat ferry to North Manjulias]]. They passed through [[ShiningCity Starlight Point]] and went through the Rosoro Underground to reach Llanadario, a "gateway city". Later it's vaguely established they're heading toward Autumnson.
* AlienBlood: The Zebroan outsider has [[http://danielscreations.com/ola/comics/ep0421.html multicolored, shifting blood.]]
* AllThereInTheManual: On the official website there is information on characters, the cosmology as well as planar diagrams. Reader beware, spoilers everywhere... and [[BigBad Brian]] even [[NoFourthWall lampshades that]] at the top of the page.
* AmbidextrousSprite
* AmbitionIsEvil: Janusine, the goddess of ambition, is considered neutral evil and is the ruler of demons.
* AndIMustScream: People killed by a [[AlwaysChaoticEvil Tlodnal Cleric]]'s [[TouchOfDeath death touch]] have their souls sent to The Lands of Sadness instead of wherever they were supposed to go. [[spoiler: The only reason Angelika's soul didn't go there was because she was in a magic circle against evil when the death touch happened.]]
* AnyoneCanDie: From the character sheets [[spoiler: Pauline, Emily, Angelika, Jane, Eva, Joyelle, Zeggriz, Carissa, Toby, Banjamin, and all the Angelo's Kids who fought at Trimbleton.]]
* AreWeThereYet: Rocky and Lenny sometimes say this.
* ArsonMurderAndJaywalking: [[http://danielscreations.com/ola/comics/ep0363.html During his trial]], Thomas Stratus is accused of murdering a hundred of people at Silverfronds, doing a lot of damage by cutting the support trees... and selling scrolls with so much flourish that they're almost impossible to decipher.
* ArtEvolution: The characters and backgrounds look much better than when the comic started. Lenny [[http://danielscreations.com/ola/comics/ep0100.html lampshades this]] in the comic's [[MilestoneCelebration 100th page.]] Lampshaded ''again'' when the comic gets another background graphic upgrade [[http://danielscreations.com/ola/comics/ep0140.html on the 140th page]].
* ArtifactOfDoom: The Magicant, in the wrong hands.
* AttackAttackAttack / SuperPersistentPredator: Most of the non-humanoid random encounters throw themselves at the group with little concern for their own survival. [[http://danielscreations.com/ola/comics/ep0164.html Sapient encounters]] often surrender or flee, on the other hand.
* BalefulPolymorph: Angelika gets turned into a duck during the fight against the Pandorino.
* {{Balloonacy}}: [[http://danielscreations.com/ola/comics/ep0379.html A magic wand]] allows the party to float up a giant tree thanks to balloons.
* BalloonBelly: Happens to Norveg after binge eating.
* BarbieDollAnatomy: Eland the dryad and Candesco the merfolk. In the latter's case, it also makes impossible for the (all-human) party to discern his[[note]]revealed in passing at [[http://danielscreations.com/ola/comics/ep0493.html #493]][[/note]] gender.
-->'''Angelika:''' ... could you at least get into a fighting stance that doesn't show off your... genderless crotch?
* BeachEpisode: Starting with [[http://danielscreations.com/ola/comics/ep0468.html strip #468]].
* BeatPanel: [[http://danielscreations.com/ola/comics/ep0003.html Has]] [[http://danielscreations.com/ola/comics/ep0042.html a few]] [[http://danielscreations.com/ola/comics/ep0103.html of them.]]
* BigBadDuumvirate: Brian and Angelo of the Souballo Empire, and they are [[UnholyMatrimony married.]]
** Brian seems to be the "good cop" of the two. He's [[AffablyEvil friendly and charming]] and enjoys non-villainous hobbies like [[VillainsOutShopping hot chocolate and lounging around]]. But he can still be quite the moral bankrupt, especially when bowing to his husband's wishes.
** Angelo, the [[DarkMessiah leader]] of [[PathOfInspiration "Angelo's Kids"]] seen in this [[http://danielscreations.com/ola/comics/ep0096.html comic here.]] He seems to be a more traditional evil overlord, but is still extremely attentive to his husband's happiness. [[DisproportionateRetribution Woe betide]] any who make Brian unhappy.
* BigFancyCastle: Brian and Angelo's, of course.
* BlackBeadEyes: Part of the drawing style, except for [[OurElvesAreBetter Elves]] of course, and for some {{Eye Take}}s.
* BlackComedy:
** The story arc involving the plan to ruin Thomas Stratus' name is full of it.
** Various enemy deaths have elements of it, too.
* BlackoutBasement: Many parts of the Rosoro Underground Highway. Julie and/or Angelika have to use the Light spell in order for them to see.
* BrickJoke: There are a couple.
* BurnTheWitch: Angelo's Kids do this to their opponents.
* CallingYourAttacks: Activating magic involves calling out the name of the spell, though Julie gets to [[MagicMusic sing a lyric]] about the nature of the spell...
* CheshireCatGrin: Epic one by Julie when hit by Confusion.
* ChestMonster:
** The group fight a mimic in the Rosoro Underground Highway.
** And then a more powerful one, a pandorino, in the Magicant Castle.
* TheChosenOne: Julie. The pendant only reacts to her. Revealed to be played with as it turns out Julie was the [[ThirdTimesTheCharm third person]] The Palm Tree Ghost chose to do this quest. She wouldn't talk about what happened in regard to the first two.
* TheComicallySerious: Joyelle the Erinyes
-->'''Joyelle:''' I would smile, but I lack the facial muscles required to do so.
* CosmopolitanCouncil: Brian and Angelo's four [[http://danielscreations.com/ola/comics/ep0235.html imperial department heads]], though they're different from one another in terms of age rather than race (except for Exillon). They range from the [[EvilOldFolks very old Janice]], to the [[EnfantTerrible very young Sophia.]]
* CovertPervert:
** Maxo the Sun Cleric.
** [[BlueAndOrangeMorality Possibly]], Candesco the [[OurMermaidsAreDifferent Nemurik]] Moon Cleric.
* CuddleBug: Jordie Kent seems to like hugging people.
* CurbStompBattle: Confusion spell + invisible rogue = [[http://danielscreations.com/ola/comics/ep0301.html dead Angelo's Kids]]
-->'''Terramycin:''' This is like shooting fish in a barrel. Confusion is an absolutely horrifying spell.
* {{Curse}}: Coumadin magically curses both Rocky and Lenny during their first combat. The curse in question causes them to become much more useless in combat.
* DayHurtsDarkAdjustedEyes: Angelika overdramatizes it, though.
* DealWithTheDevil: A [[DungeonsAndDragons Glabrezu]] (though not explicitly called that) has made one with Maxo the Sun Cleric. Maxo hasn't stated what he wants yet, but the pact seems to have been made.
* DeathIsCheap: Played with. Due to being a ''D&D''-based webcomic, bringing people back from the dead only costs them a character level and diamonds. When someone runs out of Cosmic Lifestrand however, they can't be brought back with mortal magic. The soul is also required, so if it's [[FateWorseThanDeath trapped somewhere else]] it also won't work.
* DemonHead:
** [[http://danielscreations.com/ola/comics/ep0236.html Played very straight by Angelo.]]
** [[http://danielscreations.com/ola/comics/ep0074.html Pauline could get quite scary too.]]
* DemotedToExtra: Umbria in Book 2. She was the main character of the "B Plot" in the first volume. In the second volume, Umbria was retrieved by TheEmpire and voluntold to come up with their musical anthem. Most of her storylines have been (for the most part) comic relief.
* DopeSlap: [[http://danielscreations.com/ola/comics/ep0487.html Paula to Martin Galespy.]]
-->'''Paula:''' I exercise my right from Emperor Angelo Souballo to discipline you upside the head for "being an annoying twerp."
* DungeonBypass: Discussed and then averted. When Julie's group tackle the dungeon where they think the first Magicant Piece is, they decide to explore the whole thing instead of using magical flight to reach the tower pedestals.
* EldritchLocation: The world where the Palm Tree Ghost resides. At first it's still hazy, but [[http://danielscreations.com/ola/comics/ep0296.html we get to see some of the background "life".]] Then we get to see clearly how weird this place is [[spoiler:with Angelika's death]].
* EspeciallyZoidberg: In [[http://www.danielscreations.com/ola/comics/ep0546.html episode 546]], after Umbria's group encounters some unexpectedly cold weather...
-->'''Umbria:''' When you're going through the land of winter, you gotta be prepared for anything.\\
(''they see a bunch of undead headed towards them'')\\
'''Kergak:''' Even the zombie apocalypse?\\
'''Umbria:''' ''Especially'' the zombie apocalypse.
* ExpoSpeak: Julie, almost compulsively (at least in the beginning).
* FacePalm: Regularly.
** Angelo in [[http://danielscreations.com/ola/comics/ep0236.html the last panel]], in response to Janice's "{{You never asked}}."
** [[http://danielscreations.com/ola/comics/ep0259.html Lampshaded:]]
--->'''Umbria:''' You guys are gonna make me faceplam every other minute, aren't you?
* FanservicePack: Inverted with Angelika and Julie, who show less skin with the new adventuring outfits. This may be {{justified|Trope}} due to summer being over.
* FantasticRacism:
** The Souballo Empire is infamous for their hatred of Elves. Brian and Angelo like to make fun of Dwarves too, but at least they're not actively hunted and battled like Elves are.
** Some Elves also have less than charitable feelings towards humans, though their dislike is more understandable due to the Empire's brutality.
* FantasyHelmetEnforcement: Parodied; [[http://danielscreations.com/ola/comics/ep0379.html the wand creating magic balloons]] also provides instant helmets (except to Angelika for some reason).
* FashionableAsymmetry:
** Angelo, with one glove and short sleeve, a boot longer than the other, and differently-colored metamagic rods. Which also makes the fact he's an AmbidextrousSprite very obvious.
** Quite a few of Angelo's Kids copy their Beautiful Worship.
** Eraxis Silverwood even more so. Obviously, he's a summon from some chaotic plane.
* FeminineWomenCanCook: Which, Jordie remembers, does not include his mom.
* FillerStrips: Arguably the entire Freedom Shrine Dungeon arc.
* FireForgedFriends: "... except with ice."
* FiveManBand:
** Julie -- TheLeader
** Angelika -- TheLancer
** Leeny & Pauline -- TheBigGuy
** Rocky -- TheSmartGuy
** Jordie -- TheHeart
** Emily -- TheSixthRanger
** Norveg -- TeamPet
* FlatWorld: The plane of Manjulias (the world in this comic) is flat.
* FogFeet: Ghosts, like Jane and later Valium, have a wisp of smoke instead of legs.
* ForcedLevelGrinding: Played straight and lampshaded. Also the source of some of the comic's [[FillerStrips padding.]]
* ForeignQueasine: Halflings eat some pretty disgusting food in this comic.
* {{Foreshadowing}}:
** The "Black Palm-Tree Ghost" provides plenty in Julie's dream.
** [[http://danielscreations.com/ola/comics/ep0052.html "If she ends up coming on our journey, I quit."]][[http://danielscreations.com/ola/comics/ep0252.html Exactly two hundred pages later...]]
** [[http://danielscreations.com/ola/comics/ep0402.html "Last night I had a dream]] [[http://danielscreations.com/ola/comics/ep0483.html where I was naked in an aquarium and people were gawking at me...]]
* FourFingeredHands
* FrothyMugsOfWater: Said word-for-word by the innkeeper in the first strip.
* GlamourFailure: A subtle and not-so-subtle example [[http://danielscreations.com/ola/comics/ep0548.html in strip #548]]. The subtle one was one of the Angelo Kids having yellow fangs for teeth, and the blatant one was the "gnome" Trevoricus was talking to. The creature was ''insanely'' tall and lanky for a gnome.
* GoombaStomp: Umbria performs one as part of the SuddenVideogameMoment.
* GottaCatchEmAll: The five Magicant pieces, [[ExpoSpeak explained]] by some random imperial mook.
* GravityScrew: [[http://danielscreations.com/ola/comics/ep0317.html The Chaotic Good Afterlife]] has rather subjective gravity.
* GrayRainOfDepression: Pauline gets rained on while standing watch. It ends as soon as someone comes to replace her.
* GuysSmashGirlsShoot: The PC party, usually, with the exceptions of Pauline and Jordie.
* HaHaHaNo: [[http://danielscreations.com/ola/comics/ep0283.html Umbria, once.]]
* HalfTheManHeUsedToBe: [[spoiler:Pauline]]
* HappilyMarried:
** Julie and Lenny.
** Brian and Angelo.
* {{Hammerspace}}: Lampshaded by Angelika.
-->'''Angelika:''' It's part of my inventory just like your sword and Julie's weaponry. When it's not in use, it's not seen here.
* HeadPet: Angelika dislikes when Norveg does that, but he [[http://danielscreations.com/ola/comics/ep0229.html usually has a good reason]].
* HeroicBSOD: Julie suffers one when [[spoiler:Pauline dies.]]
* HiddenEyes: Julie after [[spoiler:Pauline's death]], and whenever reminded of it. Also shortly when she thinks her sister Angelika is dead.
* HopelessBossfight: [[http://danielscreations.com/ola/comics/ep0214.html A non-video game example.]] The second they realized he was who he said he was, they didn't even bother trying to fight him and avoided a CurbStompBattle... well, [[LeeroyJenkins except for Eva.]] Those who read it know how [[CruelMercy THAT]] [[FateWorseThanDeath turned]] [[KickTheDog out]] for her.
* HouseRules: Apparently utilized by Trevoricus (as the below is not normally possible in standard ''D&D'' rules).
-->'''Elves:''' GAAAHH!! YOU CAN'T MAKE A POTION OF LIGHTNING BOLT!\\
'''Trevoricus:''' My potion-making skills beg to differ!
* HulkSpeak: The [[http://danielscreations.com/ola/comics/ep0156.html S&M Minotaur]] the group fought.
* HypocriticalHumor: Candesco was [[http://danielscreations.com/ola/comics/ep0492.html getting annoyed at humans being overly interested in his species' sexuality]], but only a few strips later [[http://danielscreations.com/ola/comics/ep0496.html he revealed he was overly interested in human sexuality]].
* IAmSpartacus: Elves pose as Julie all over the world.
* IfYouDieICallYourStuff: Another adventuring party they meet, toward one of its own dead members.
* IHateYouVampireDad: A wight thanks them for killing his mother.
* IHaveBoobsYouMustObey:
-->'''Angelika:''' If you don't join the group, Rocky... you'll be a pussy and girls hate that.
* INeedYouStronger: The Palm Tree Ghost helpfully suggested Julie [[LevelGrinding gain a level or two]] before hitting Everwood.
* InformedAttractiveness: Angelika's supposed to be a rather hot [[LittleMissBadass piece of Jailbait Candy.]] Too bad Angelika's such a [[{{Jerkass}} pain in the ass]] in close company.
* InnocentFanserviceGirl: Eland the dryad, though downplayed in that in the comic she's less anatomically correct than a Barbie doll.
* InterruptedIntimacy: A couple gets interrupted while they were starting to make out by an off-target teleportation from Jordon and Co.
* IronicName:
** Joyelle the Erinyes is nowhere close to joyous.
** An '''Ice''' Devil is named Calor ("heat" in Spanish).
* IsThisThingOn: [[http://danielscreations.com/ola/comics/ep0118.html A dwarf with a recording amulet.]]
* ITakeOffenseToThatLastOne: After Angelo breaks Umbria's petrification spell, she immediately jumps to the conclusion that Angelo wants to punish her. The first three things she mention are pretty legit reasons for punishment, but the one knocking Angelo's uniform choice was probably the one that got Angelo so annoyed with her.
* ItIsNotYourTime: Julie talks of this after getting stabbed by Umbria. Rocky and Pauline could not help but [[LargeHam roll their eyes in response]].
* IveGotAnXAndImNotAfraidToUseIt:
-->'''Lenny:''' S-stay back. I've got a magic shield and I-I'm not afraid to use it...
* JustToyingWithThem: Coumadin does this to Julie and her friends in the first battle they have with him. [[spoiler:Angelika would have been killed from this fight, but Coumadin spared her. He did steal some money and magical gear from her to help fund the extraplanar help he called for the ''real'' battle.]]
* KilledOffForReal:
** Subverted with [[spoiler:Jane]], who comes back as a ghost.
** Played straight with [[spoiler:Pauline]], who tells [[spoiler:Julie]] not to raise [[spoiler:her.]]
** Played [[UpToEleven ultimately straight]] with [[spoiler:Eva]] who [[spoiler:was crushed into a bloody cube, and soulbound into a gem.]]
* KnightInShiningArmor: Our rogue, after tricking a wizard into identifying scrolls, actually lets her have the one she needs for free; this is her reaction.
* KnightOfCerebus:
** The second minotaur the group fights as it does [[spoiler:kill Pauline and put Julie into a HeroicBSOD.]] The minotaur itself however doesn't seem like an important character otherwise.
** The gang of necromancers. All in all, they are most definitely ''not'' played for laughs.
* LawyerFriendlyCameo:
** When putting on a magical disguise, Trevoricus assumes the form of Terra from ''WesternAnimation/TeenTitans''.
** The harpy the group [[http://danielscreations.com/ola/comics/ep0147.html fought in this comic]] looks alarmingly like Medli from ''Videogame/TheLegendOfZeldaTheWindWaker''.
** Also "[[Webcomic/TheOrderOfTheStick Thog Parody]]", an orc barbarian Jason fought in his backstory comic.
* LeaningOnTheFourthWall
* LetNoCrisisGoToWaste: [[spoiler:When Candesco and Maxo ring the bell of wonder and [[UnpredictableResults make everyone invisible]], a disguised Sophia uses the invisibility to sneak into the Chancellor's room to kill him and take his place.]]
* LikeBrotherAndSister: Rocky and Angelika.
* LockedOutOfTheFight: Inverted with Julie in the battle with Coumadin. Due to getting magically confused, she flees the battle leaving the rest of her team to fight Coumadin and his wraiths on their own.
* TheLostWoods: Everwood Forest and the bigger Silverfronds Forest.
* MadeASlave: The life of a wight.
* MagicAIsMagicA: Played pretty straight, following the ''D&D'' spells.
-->'''Julie:''' If you had ranks in Knowledge: Arcana, you would've '''known''' that would happen.
* MagicKnight: Coumadin the Cleric; lampshaded by Angelika. He's wearing platemail, using a shield and a sword, and adds plenty offensive magic to the mix.
* MagicMirror: Brian and Angelo use one to talk to one of their lackeys, and Peganone uses one to do her scrying spells.
* ManEatingPlant: Julie and her crew were attacked by two Assassin Vines. Later, when retrieving the first Magicant piece, they fight several more Assassin Vines.
* MediumAwareness: Comes and go, mostly for gags.
-->'''Angelika:''' How did you get special colored text in your speech balloon like that?
* MediumShiftGag: The panel of the submarine emerging from the water is a photography of a real one, invoking the StockFootage trope.
* {{Metagame}}: Julie sometimes has the tendency to use the tabletop variant of it as one of her bardic powers. Up until recently it's been HandWaved, but this time she gets punished for it by getting swatted by the Assassin Vine they were fighting [[LaserGuidedKarma immediately after revealing its game resistances.]]
* MetaphoricallyTrue: The responses Julie gives to Candesco regarding her quest fall into this category; her mom ''could'' be stranded in the Lands of Sadness (what appears to be the neutral hell), and the Magicant ''could'' do everything Julie would theoretically need to derive a happy ending from that predicament, but Candesco is still unaware that she's searching for the Magicant. Also, she failed to mention the Palm Tree Ghost.
* MindControlEyes: Characters acting under the influence of enchantments have eyes that usually glow yellowish green.
* MissingMom: Julie and Angelika's. With great effect on the family.
* MonsterOfTheWeek: Most of the enemy encounters Julie's group face between cities.
* MoodWhiplash:
** [[http://danielscreations.com/ola/comics/ep0187.html Comic #187.]]
** The group travelling peacefully along at night while the stars and surroundings are beautiful and serene. They decide to stop in an abandoned barn to camp and find it quite dark in there. Julie uses a light spell to reveal bodies hanging from the rafters. Then the bodies come to life, smile [[SlasherSmile quite evilly]] at them, and attack them.
* MundaneUtility: "You're using powerful magic just to steam a bunch of crabs? That is so friggin' sexy."
* MyEyesAreUpHere: Angelika exploits this trope [[spoiler:to hide Norveg in her cleavage]].
* {{Narrator}}: The Sun and Moon sometimes fall in this role.
* NatureLover: A dryad wonders why people who visit her forest lack this.
* NiceJobBreakingItHero:
** If Julie hadn't activated the black wand, she wouldn't have a psychotic clone running around now.
** In [[http://danielscreations.com/ola/comics/ep0210.html #210]], Rocky's bluff may have [[spoiler:given the Empire an excuse to attack the Elves]].
* NoblewomansLaugh: Toby and Johnathan, two of Angelo's Kids, are male examples of this.
* NoCelebritiesWereHarmed:
** The trio Julie needs to talk to in order to get [[PlotCoupon item she needs]] are a fantasy take on the original ''Series/AmericanIdol'' judges.
** When Angelo showed his cronies a picture of what Julie might look like, he showed a picture of Idina Menzel. Trevoricus and Jason even lampshade this by talking about some of the works they saw with Idina in them.
* NominalImportance: Played with.
* NoodlePeople: The drawing style of the comic.
* TheNoseless: Part of the comic's drawing style, though there are a few exceptions. Lampshaded by Julie when an ugly receptionist she dealt with actually has a nose.
* NotThatKindOfMage: Angelika is a sorceress, not a wizard. Rocky frequently ribs her as useless for not being able to learn spells from scrolls.
* OhCrap:
** During the MineCartMadness sequence, [[http://danielscreations.com/ola/comics/ep0203.html the rest of the party has this expression]] when Julie reveals that wands like the one she has been using to make the jumps on the tracks are not 100% reliable.
** We get [[http://danielscreations.com/ola/comics/ep0211.html another example]] of the trope, mixed in with ThisIsGonnaSuck with Umbria/Zaedalkaah. She escapes Randi and Peganone only to collide into the horse of a Paladin who is also on the hunt for her.
* OurDwarvesAreAllTheSame: Dwarves look as they would in pretty much any other RPG and fantasy piece; beard, armored, etc. They might not speak in [[FunetikAksent the expected Scotish/Irish twinges]], but most of the dwarves Julie and the gang have dealt with ARE {{Soul Brotha}}s.
* OurElvesAreBetter: Elves have larger eyes, as opposed to humans which are smaller dots. Elves also have long ears and hair in all colors of the rainbow, including [[YouGottaHaveBlueHair blue]]. And see ThemeNaming.
* OurGnomesAreWeirder: Gnomes have the cone hats but they also have yellow skin and pointy tails.
* PaintItBlack: Spoofed when Angelika [[http://danielscreations.com/ola/comics/ep0307.html dons a Cloak of Charisma]] that immediately gives her a DarkerAndEdgier look.
-->'''Norveg:''' ... Oh great. The cloak is cursed and it turned you evil.\\
'''Angelika:''' I don't '''feel''' any eviller.\\
'''Norveg:''' That doesn't prove anything.
* PathOfInspiration: Angelo's Kids is a pseudo-religion composed of young adventurer fanatics that do Angelo's bidding.
* PeekABangs: Part of Angelika's new look starting with #307.
* PerpetualFrowner:
** Rocky, especially in the beginning of the comic. He's [[CharacterDevelopment lightening up]] a little bit as the story progresses.
** [[http://danielscreations.com/ola/comics/ep0324.html Joyelle the Erinyes]] in a more literal way; she says that she ''lacks the muscles in her face'' to ever smile.
* PillarOfLight: [[http://danielscreations.com/ola/comics/ep0084.html When Julie activates the Magicant Pendant.]]
* PimpDuds: Julie obtains the look thanks to a [[http://danielscreations.com/ola/comics/ep0253.html Hat of Diguise]].
-->'''Rocky:''' ...I said your sister dresses like a ho but that doesn't mean you should start pimping her out.\\
'''Norveg:''' I beat you to that joke when Julie donned the hat in the store.
* PlotCoupon: The Magicant Pendant.
* PortTown: Huckleton and Starlight Point.
* PreciousPuppy: A Celestial over the Limited Wish Puppy.
* ThePromise: Angelika tries to get one from Lenny; he asks for one in return.
* RainbowPimpGear: Peganone's [[http://danielscreations.com/ola/comics/ep0211.html adventuring outfit]] is [[WesternAnimation/{{Jem}} truly truly truly outrageous.]]
* RandomEventsPlot: The story has a main plot that it loosely follows, but many of the smaller aspects of it are random. According to the [[WordOfGod creator]], the subplot involving [[spoiler:Angelika's death]] was completely out of nowhere.
* RapunzelHair: Daytranna's. So long it drags behind on the floor (and collects caltrops).
* RollercoasterMine: In the Rosoro Underground Highway, the group go on a pretty wild one starting [[http://danielscreations.com/ola/comics/ep0201.html with comic #201.]]
* RPGMechanicsVerse: Lampshaded by many characters, and Umbria's plan to train her orchestra hinges on taking advantage of this trope.
* SealedEvilInACan: The demon released from the black magic wand. She calls herself Umbria. Her real name is [[http://danielscreations.com/ola/comics/ep0080.html revealed to be]] "Zaedalkaah".
* SceneryPorn: The comic looks to be done with a vector graphics program like Adobe Illustrator. This can allow for resizing graphics without losing detail. As a result, some of the city/area [[SplashPanel Splash Panels]] that show [[HiddenElfVillage Everwood]], [[PortTown Huckleton]], or [[EvilTowerOfOminousness Brian and Angelo's Castle]] can get quite detailed and intricate. As the [[ArtEvolution comic progressed]], the wilderness landscapes became more and more lush and detailed. Some might consider it a bit busy at times, though...
* SceneryGorn:
** The landscape for [=BloddenGogga=], the chaotic evil hell. Everything there looks twisted and monstrous.
** [[http://danielscreations.com/ola/comics/ep0547.html The village full of snowmen]] topped with bloody heads of Humans and Elves.
* SheCleansUpNicely: Pauline looks much better in a dress and without all the scars. [[spoiler:Too bad she's dead.]]
* ShootTheMedicFirst: Averted during a battle between Julie's group and [[http://danielscreations.com/ola/comics/ep0206.html Kayla's group.]] Kayla is an imperial cleric and spent the battle healing and empowering her groupmates. Rocky complained about Julie telling him (and probably Angelika too) not to attack Kayla. The trope is even lampshaded in that comic's title.
-->'''Rocky:''' (''[[http://danielscreations.com/ola/comics/ep0207.html next page]]'') This wouldn't take nearly as long if '''someone''' would let us take out the healer!\\
'''Kayla:''' I thank her for that.
* ShootTheShaggyDog: The whole Eva story arc. [[spoiler: Eva failed to find and destroy Umbria/Zaedalkaah, and ended up having AFateWorseThanDeath at the hands of Angelo. This whole mess is all due to Eva not backing down to someone clearly more powerful than her.]]
* ShotInTheAss: Rocky in [[http://danielscreations.com/ola/comics/ep0299.html episode #299]]. He later comments that this bow hits like an [[AnachronismStew elephant gun]].
* ShoutOut: Has so many, it gets [[ShoutOut/OurLittleAdventure its own page]].
* SickeninglySweethearts: Julie and Lenny, from times to times.
-->'''Lenny:''' I love you, my sweetie muffin.\\
'''Julie:''' I love you too, my snuggle pumpkin.
* SilentSceneryPanel: Used mostly to show scene changes.
* SinisterScythe: Wilma, one of the necromancers the party fights in the ruins of Valium's village, uses a scythe with the frost enchantment.
* SplashPanel: Seems to be a developing trend whenever Julie's group gets to another city, or Brian and Angelo's castle is shown.
* SpockSpeak:
** Joyelle the Erinyes. She even has a different font in her speech bubbles to reflect it. And she scolds her underling for daring to use contractions.
** Candesco the merfolk too, [[AllThereInTheManual due to Common not being his first language]]
* {{Steampunk}}: [[http://danielscreations.com/ola/comics/ep0102.html An airship makes them discuss the prospect.]]
* SticksToTheBack: Most of the characters' weaponry not concerned by {{Hammerspace}}.
* SuddenVideogameMoment: [[http://danielscreations.com/ola/comics/ep0308.html Moratios' dungeon for beginners]] is in ''Franchise/{{Super Mario|Bros}}'' style, complete with [[TheGoomba Goombas]].
* TakeThat: A few here and there. The webcomic ''begins'' with a pretty big one to some of [[Webcomic/TheOrderOfTheStick The Giant's]] [[FanDumb less pleasant fanboys]] in [[MissingEpisode "The Long Lost Prologue"]].
* TakingTheBullet: Rocky is [[http://danielscreations.com/ola/comics/ep0423.html taking the searing light]] for Emily.
* TalkingAnimal: Three so far. This seems to be a trend with wizard/sorcerer familiars, and special mounts.
** Angelika's rat familiar, [[MeaningfulName Norveg]].
** Simonicus' cat familiar, [[NonIndicativeName Ebony]] (strangely the cat is ''white'').
** Eva's paladin mount, [[UnfortunateName Charismatic Seaweed]].
* TalkingInYourDreams: A driving force.
* TalkingIsAFreeAction
* TeleportationSickness: Known in the comic as "Dirty Warping". Due to Merla's fear of a powerful hostile closing in on them, she teleported Lenny, Julie, and herself not-so-nicely to a safer area. She was off target, caused herself and Lenny to get sickened, and caused some minor "scrambling" injuries to all three of them.
* TerribleTrio: The adventuring group Umbria travelled with for most of the first book. It contained [[FighterMageThief Jason, Trevoricus and herself.]]
* ThemeNaming: Elves seem to be named after various kinds of prescription drugs, such as...
** Avinza (the [[VideoGame/FinalFantasyVII Aeris/Aerith]] parody character) is a pain reliever.
** Peganone (the [[Series/AmericanIdol Everwood Idol]] judge and councilwoman) is an anti-seizure medication.
** Keppra (the Elven bounty hunter after Umbria/Zaedalkaah) is another anti-seizure medication.
** Kaletra (the first name of [[http://danielscreations.com/ola/comics/ep0209.html Julie's elf alias]]) slows the progression of HIV.
** Terramycin (the prejudiced innkeeper) is an antibiotic.
** Daytranna (the innkeeper's son and curiosity shop owner) is a patch against ADHD.
** Tacrine (the half-celestial cleric) is a treatment for Alzheimer's disease.
** Tegretol (the king of Silverfronds) helps regulate Bipolar Disorder and is a seizure medication.
** Effexor (the first multiclass Psion/Wizard) is the brand name for Venlafaxine, an antidepressant.
** Coumadin (the caretaker of the first Magicant Piece temple) is a blood thinner.
** Valium (the ghost elf bard) is... well, the first name of [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Diazepam Diazepam]].
* TranquilFury: Julie goes into a very unpleasant state [[spoiler:when Pauline dies.]] She went into a HeroicBSOD for some time afterword, but got mostly better.
* TricksterGod: "The Palm Tree Ghost", a.k.a. [[spoiler:Quizmalia, the Lady of Fate and Fortune]].
* TheUndead: Julie's group fight them sometimes as [[MonsterOfTheWeek random encounters.]]
* UnholyMatrimony: Brian and Angelo, the [[BigBadDuumvirate two main villains.]]
* UnpredictableResults: There is a bell just outside of the Silverfronds Palace which causes unpredictable magic to happen when rung. The Elves decided to put a sign next to it saying [[SchmuckBait ''ring bell for service.'']]
* UnusuallyUninterestingSight: The sun explodes at the end of every day. Night falls rather quickly. The sun and moon can both ''talk'' as well. The characters sometimes comment about this as well.
* TheUsualAdversaries: Most of the "treasureless encounters", such as giant animals like boars or spiders.
* WallOfBlather: Angelika and Rocky on the second strip.
* WallsOfText: Julie sometimes when [[ExpositionFairy explaining something]].
* WatchOutForThatTree: After finding the first magicant piece, Julie is so lost in her thoughts that she walks straight into a tree several times.
* WeirdSun / WeirdMoon: Both have (photorealistic) faces and personalities, look down on what's happening at ground level, and even snark about the adventurers on occasion. They don't rise and set, but transform into one another in a flash at dawn and dusk.
* WhamEpisode:
** The death of [[spoiler:Pauline.]]
** Emily [[spoiler: revealing herself to be a monster who works for Angelo]].
** [[spoiler:Angelika's death.]] She gets better.
** Jordie's parents being revealed to work for Angelo's Kids.
* WhatTheHellHero: Stratus gives a rather low-key version of this to [[spoiler:Pauline in the afterlife, telling her that she should have gone back when Julie tried to raise her. Her dead family wouldn't have to wait that long for her due to the way time works in the afterlife, and Julie's group could use a competent melee fighter.]] He caps it off with a reminder that, unlike him, [[spoiler:she]] is of Good alignment.
* WhoWouldWantToWatchUs: In the website's original design it was Angelika commenting this at the top of the [[http://danielscreations.com/ola/comics/archive.html comic archive page]]. Now it's Umbria/Zaedalkaah commenting how much the comics suck because [[SmallNameBigEgo she's not in them often enough.]]
* WhoWritesThisCrap: In the prologue.
-->'''Palm Tree Ghost:''' Ugh. Who writes this drek anyway? It sounds like the beginning of some stilted ''Lord of the Rings'' wannabe novel...
* WhyDidItHaveToBeSnakes: Angelika has a problem with the ''Sun''. Sure it has a [[UnusuallyUninterestingSight face on it]], but the others think the fear's quite silly.
* WoobieDestroyerOfWorlds: Tlodnal. Just look at his [[http://danielscreations.com/ola/gods/tlodnal.html bio]]
* WorldShapes: As seen in [[http://danielscreations.com/ola/comics/ep0134.html #134]], ''Our Little Adventure'''s world, Manjulias, is a flat, rectangular plate.
* WouldntHitAGirl: Lenny asks Julie to hit Angelika for him and complains about the inherent double standard.
* YourCostumeNeedsWork: Elvish Julie impersonator to Julie herself.
* YoureInsane: Stratus rejects his former student Brian's offer to join him by telling him that his plan is insane and will cause the deaths of countless innocent people.

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