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YMMV: DM of the Rings
  • Cliché Storm: Even the tropes that weren't made by the books become RPG cliches in the hands of the DM.
  • Crowning Moment Of Awesome: It's rare but just about any time the group manages to outsmart the DM through cleverness.
  • Crowning Moment of Funny: Just about any strip, but notably:
    Gimli: I'll bet this was a robust culture. Imagine their funerals...
    DM: The skulls continue to pour in, filling the room and threatening to crush your nitpicking, over-analyzing characters.
    Boromir: This is the first time in the whole campaign I've felt really free to make my own choices. I kinda like it.
    DM: But you're dead!
    Boromir: And you can't force me to do anything!
    DM: And decomposing!
    Boromir: Of my own free will!
  • Just Here for Godzilla: With the exception of Gimli, none of the players give a damn about the story. And even Gimli loses his patience with the horrible pacing and railroading (don't tell The Roleplayer how his character feels.)
  • They Wasted a Perfectly Good Plot: Enforced and lampshaded in this strip. The author notes how there are a lot of good jokes that can be pulled in this scene, but the NazgŻl and …owyn are NPCs played by the DM, who take it very seriously.

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