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-->'''The Lookouts creed'''

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! The Eyrewood setting features the following tropes:

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! The !!The Eyrewood setting features the following tropes:tropes:


''Eyrewood Adventures'' is a HighFantasy setting created by Mike Krahaulik and Jerry Holkins of ''Webcomic/PennyArcade''. Starting out as a potential webcomic spinoff, the setting is now being developed as a TabletopGame by Lone Shark Games.

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''Eyrewood Adventures'' ''[[http://eyrewoodadventures.com/ Eyrewood Adventures]]'' is a HighFantasy setting created by Mike Krahaulik and Jerry Holkins of ''Webcomic/PennyArcade''. Starting out as a potential webcomic spinoff, the setting is now being was later developed as a TabletopGame by Lone Shark Games.
Games. The first game, ''Thornwatch'', was launched on July 31, 2018.



* ''[[https://www.penny-arcade.com/comic/2012/10/17 Thornwatch]]'', Introducing the titular group to the setting.

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* ''[[https://www.penny-arcade.com/comic/2012/10/17 Thornwatch]]'', Introducing introducing the titular group to the setting.




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* The ''Thornwatch'' [[https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/loneshark/thornwatch Kickstarter]] also gives bits of the setting's lore.



After years of development, a ''Thornwatch'' [[https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/loneshark/thornwatch Kickstarter]] was launched in September 2016.


* The '''Thornwatch''', originating as Mike's game concept which he decided to tie into the Eyrewood setting. The Thornwatch is a loose collection of outcasts, rebels, and oathbreakers that can be summoned in dire need with BloodMagic. Villagers are warned to never associate with them, but [[Series/TheATeam if you have a problem, if no one else can help, and if you can find them, maybe you can summon...]] the Thornwatch.

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* The '''Thornwatch''', originating as Mike's game concept which he decided to tie into the Eyrewood setting. The Thornwatch is a loose collection of [[spoiler:the spirits of]] outcasts, rebels, and oathbreakers that can be summoned in dire need with BloodMagic. Villagers are warned to never associate with them, but [[Series/TheATeam if you have a problem, if no one else can help, and if you can find them, maybe you can summon...]] the Thornwatch.



* ''[[https://www.penny-arcade.com/comic/2009/06/10 The Lookouts]]'': the original strip, done as part of a series of new comic pitches.

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* ''[[https://www.penny-arcade.com/comic/2009/06/10 The Lookouts]]'': Lookouts]]'', aka ''May We Die in the Forest'': the original strip, done as part of a series of new comic pitches.




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* ''[[https://www.penny-arcade.com/comic/2015/03/06 The Judging Wood]]''

Besides the above links to the regular ''Penny Arcade'' archives, all Eyrewood comics (except for the Cryptozoic series) can be found on the ''Penny Arcade'' [[https://www.penny-arcade.com/comic/hub/#paSideStories Side Stories page]].

After years of development, a ''Thornwatch'' [[https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/loneshark/thornwatch Kickstarter]] was launched in September 2016.



* TheCallKnowsWhereYouLive: By WordOfGod, if a girl won't leave to join the forest, [[https://www.penny-arcade.com/news/post/2013/09/20/the-tithe-part-seven the forest will come to claim her in some form]]. And those forms may not be nice.

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* TheCallKnowsWhereYouLive: By WordOfGod, if a girl won't leave to join the forest, forest as a Daughter, [[https://www.penny-arcade.com/news/post/2013/09/20/the-tithe-part-seven the forest will come to claim her in some form]]. And those forms may not be nice.


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* FantasyCharacterClasses: The Thornwatch has five: the Blade, the Greenheart (healer), the Guard (defensive), the Sage (spellcaster), and the Warden.


-->The Eyrewood reaches from top to toe,\\

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-->The ->The Eyrewood reaches from top to toe,\\



--->The Lookouts creed

''Eyrewood Adventures'' is a HighFantasy setting created by Mike Krahaulik and Jerry Holkins of ''Webcomic/PennyArcade''. Starting out as a potential webcomic spinoff, the setting is now being developed as a TabletopGame by LoneSharkGames.

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--->The -->'''The Lookouts creed

creed'''

''Eyrewood Adventures'' is a HighFantasy setting created by Mike Krahaulik and Jerry Holkins of ''Webcomic/PennyArcade''. Starting out as a potential webcomic spinoff, the setting is now being developed as a TabletopGame by LoneSharkGames.
Lone Shark Games.



* The '''Lookouts''', [[https://www.penny-arcade.com/comic/2009/06/10 the original idea that birthed the setting]], with the concept of being a fantasy version of the [[ScoutOut Boy Scouts]]. In order to protect their villages, young boys must train in the ways of the forest - but that training is sometimes lethal in itself.
* The '''Thornwatch''', originating as Mike's game concept which he decided to tie into the Eyrewood setting, and formally introduced in [[https://www.penny-arcade.com/comic/2012/10/17 their own comic]]. The Thornwatch is a loose collection of outcasts, rebels, and oathbreakers that can be summoned in dire need with BloodMagic. Villagers are warned to never associate with them, but [[Series/TheATeam if you have a problem, if no one else can help, and if you can find them, maybe you can summon...]] the Thornwatch.
* The '''Daughters of Eyrewood''', the second to be thought up but last to be fleshed out and introduced; they came about as a girls' counterpart group to the Lookouts. Young girls are called by the forest itself to be its mystical guardians. Introduced to the setting in a comic called ''[[https://www.penny-arcade.com/comic/2013/09/06 The Tithe]]''.

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* The '''Lookouts''', [[https://www.penny-arcade.com/comic/2009/06/10 the original idea that birthed the setting]], with the concept of being a fantasy version of the [[ScoutOut Boy Scouts]]. In order to protect their villages, young boys must train in the ways of the forest - but that training is sometimes lethal in itself.
* The '''Daughters of Eyrewood''', who came about as a girls' counterpart group to the Lookouts. Young girls are called by the forest itself to be its mystical guardians.
* The '''Thornwatch''', originating as Mike's game concept which he decided to tie into the Eyrewood setting, and formally introduced in [[https://www.penny-arcade.com/comic/2012/10/17 their own comic]].setting. The Thornwatch is a loose collection of outcasts, rebels, and oathbreakers that can be summoned in dire need with BloodMagic. Villagers are warned to never associate with them, but [[Series/TheATeam if you have a problem, if no one else can help, and if you can find them, maybe you can summon...]] the Thornwatch.
* The '''Daughters of Eyrewood''', the second to be thought up but last to be fleshed out and introduced; they came about as a girls' counterpart group to the Lookouts. Young girls are called by the forest itself to be its mystical guardians. Introduced to the setting in a comic called ''[[https://www.penny-arcade.com/comic/2013/09/06 The Tithe]]''.



Comics set in the Eyrewood include:
* ''[[https://www.penny-arcade.com/comic/2009/06/10 The Lookouts]]'': the original strip, done as part of a series of new comic pitches.
** ''[[https://www.penny-arcade.com/comic/2009/07/01 Guest Lookouts]]'': A continuation of the original strip written by Oliver Grigsby and painted by Becky Dreistadt.
* ''[[https://www.penny-arcade.com/comic/2010/04/26 A Boy Must Learn]]''
* ''[[https://www.penny-arcade.com/comic/2012/10/17 Thornwatch]]'', Introducing the titular group to the setting.
* A six-issue ''Lookouts'' comic series by Cryptozoic.
* ''[[https://www.penny-arcade.com/comic/2013/09/06 The Tithe]]'': The first story featuring the Daughters as a girl named Hanna is called by the forest.



* BadassCreed: The Lookouts' creed at the top of the page.
* BloodMagic: Summoning the Thornwatch involves tying knots in thorn vines, and getting cut up by the thorns is a requirement for the magic to work.
* TheCallKnowsWhereYouLive: By WordOfGod, if a girl won't leave to join the forest, [[https://www.penny-arcade.com/news/post/2013/09/20/the-tithe-part-seven the forest will come to claim her in some form]]. And those forms may not be nice.



* BadassCreed: Besides the creed at the top of the page, the Lookouts have the motto "May we die in the forest."
* BloodMagic: Summoning the Thornwatch involves tying knots in thorn vines, and getting cut up by the thorns is a requirement for the magic to work.

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* BadassCreed: Besides the creed at the top of the page, the GoYeHeroesGoAndDie: The Lookouts have the motto slogan "May we die in the forest."
* BloodMagic: Summoning the GodzillaThreshold: The Thornwatch involves tying knots in thorn vines, is treated as one.
* MeritBadgesForEverything: Common with the Lookouts. For instance, the original strips end with the troop earning Basilisk Hunting badges.
* PlantPerson: The Daughters have flowers
and getting cut up by the thorns is a requirement vines growing out of their head. Played for the magic to work.BodyHorror in ''The Tithe''.


-->The Eyrewood reaches from top to toe,//
And through this wood we all must go.//
Let winter freeze, and summer burn!//

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-->The Eyrewood reaches from top to toe,//
toe,\\
And through this wood we all must go.//
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Let winter freeze, and summer burn!//burn!\\

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-->The Eyrewood reaches from top to toe,//
And through this wood we all must go.//
Let winter freeze, and summer burn!//
What men must know, a boy must learn.
--->The Lookouts creed

''Eyrewood Adventures'' is a HighFantasy setting created by Mike Krahaulik and Jerry Holkins of ''Webcomic/PennyArcade''. Starting out as a potential webcomic spinoff, the setting is now being developed as a TabletopGame by LoneSharkGames.

The forest of Eyrewood is a realm of great wonders, but also many dangers. There are three major groups devoted to protecting their charges:
* The '''Lookouts''', [[https://www.penny-arcade.com/comic/2009/06/10 the original idea that birthed the setting]], with the concept of being a fantasy version of the [[ScoutOut Boy Scouts]]. In order to protect their villages, young boys must train in the ways of the forest - but that training is sometimes lethal in itself.
* The '''Thornwatch''', originating as Mike's game concept which he decided to tie into the Eyrewood setting, and formally introduced in [[https://www.penny-arcade.com/comic/2012/10/17 their own comic]]. The Thornwatch is a loose collection of outcasts, rebels, and oathbreakers that can be summoned in dire need with BloodMagic. Villagers are warned to never associate with them, but [[Series/TheATeam if you have a problem, if no one else can help, and if you can find them, maybe you can summon...]] the Thornwatch.
* The '''Daughters of Eyrewood''', the second to be thought up but last to be fleshed out and introduced; they came about as a girls' counterpart group to the Lookouts. Young girls are called by the forest itself to be its mystical guardians. Introduced to the setting in a comic called ''[[https://www.penny-arcade.com/comic/2013/09/06 The Tithe]]''.

[[https://www.penny-arcade.com/news/post/2013/09/20/from-the-forums A general description of the factions]] that has received ApprovalOfGod is that the Lookouts protect the villages from the forest, the Daughters protect the forest from everything (including the villages if need be), and the Thornwatch protect the vulnerable from any other threat, including the villages ''and'' the forest.

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! The Eyrewood setting features the following tropes:
* AdultFear: ''The Tithe'' shows just how a girl ''becomes'' a Daughter - once called, she basically leaves home and never goes back. Hanna is terrified once she realizes what's happening to her, and to make things worse she calls the Thornwatch but they can't help her.
* AdultsAreUseless: In ''The Tithe'', the Thornwatch are of no help to Hanna. One tells her they can't take her home because she's in the forest and therefore, as a Daughter, already there; another gives her flowery but empty words of comfort; and the third bluntly advises her on how to commit suicide.
* DoNotDoThisCoolThing: Done in-universe: the rhyme warning people to never call Thornwatch also gives exact instructions on how to do so.
* BadassCreed: Besides the creed at the top of the page, the Lookouts have the motto "May we die in the forest."
* BloodMagic: Summoning the Thornwatch involves tying knots in thorn vines, and getting cut up by the thorns is a requirement for the magic to work.
* ScoutOut: The Lookouts are fantasy Boy Scouts.

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