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The House of Craft, for the lack of a better word, is always changing. Sections of the place are constantly being torn down, rebuilt, and torn down again, while its borders continually expand in a seemingly random and unpredictable pattern. The House of Craft is also responsible for building the other Houses (and repairing any damage they should suffer). It also has an innate relationship with the House of Commerce, which owns all of the property in the House of Craft and by extension, all of the products it produces as well. None of the resident deities mind, as they're more concerned with creating the next big thing.

Should you ever decide to visit this house, beware. One deity that had visited it had famously proclaimed stepping foot in the House of Craft was "literally an offense to all the senses."

Thanks to Emmet's ascension, the majority of the House now has a humongous LEGO foundation.

Due to a change in the Pantheon, the Main House selected Emmet, Gary Gygax and Dave Arneson, to become the guards of the House of Craft. They call themselves the "Trio of Arts"

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The Trio of Arts

The Three Guards of the House of Craft

    Emmet Brickowski 
Emmet Brickowski, God of LEGO and Seeing Everything As Awesome (The Special)
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  • Quasideity (Believing in himself and then elevating into a Master Builder shoots him up to Greater God)
  • Symbol: A double-decker couch
  • Theme Song: "Everything is Awesome!"
  • Alignment: Neutral Good
  • Portfolio: Being an average guy and having a very normal face, not being the chosen one and wanting to be special because of it, believing that everything is awesome, fools, balancing following LEGO instructions and creating his own ideas, Adorkable Idiot Heroes, amazing at creating strategies.
  • Domains: Foolishness, Imagination, LEGO, Creativity.
  • Allies:
  • Enemies: Evil-aligned gods in the Houses of Hatred and Villains and every evil god associated with the Friendship Asylum.
  • High Priest: Traveller's Tales
  • Ascended after understanding that he could be special by believing in himself. Despite his size, he is now capable of creating pretty much anything with Lego to great effect.
    • His new role as God of LEGO means that he balances out those who follow the instructions (like he used to do) and those who build whatever they can with LEGO (which is the role of the Master Builder), sort of like balancing Order and Chaos.
  • Still is a bit embarrassed that his first creative idea was the double-decker couch ("So everybody can watch TV and be buddies!").
  • Amazed to see huge versions of Batman, Superman and Wonder Woman in the Pantheon. The heroes just kindly thank him for being a good fan of theirs.
  • Has made friends with Ted due to knowing what it is to be average. Has started to teach him on how to use his own imagination to create things.
  • Spends lots of time with what he calls the "Pantheon Master Builders" (Sackboy, Steve? and Maxwell) in regards to their creation capabilities, to the point that they have made themselves the "Master Builders Four" one of the most powerful groups in the GUAG.
    • Also spends lots of time with Fred Rogers since one of Mr. Roger's big philosophies is that everyone makes the day special by being themselves.
  • When he ascended, he also carried with him a humongous supply of LEGO bricks for him to use. He's planning on using it to create a Lego-version of the Pantheon with every temple of every deity inside, along with mini-figs of each to accompany it.
  • Is a frequent guest of the Council of Cloudcuckooland, seeing as it reminds him of the Cloud Cuckoo Land run by his friend Princess Uni-Kitty. The gods there love it whenever he brings LEGO, and always challenge themselves to create new and wondrous things.
  • Not to be confused with Emmett Brown, although the LEGO Emmet is wondering if he could make his own Time-traveling DeLorean out of LEGO. Emmett Brown will be happy to help, but he first needs to make an instruction guide for it.
  • Likes hanging out with Wall-E and EVE due to Wall-E's own curiosity with building with LEGO, and the fact that Emmet's own sign of affection with Wyldstyle also involves holding hands.
  • Rumored to be the avatar for a higher power of creativity. He couldn't be reached for comment.
  • His theme song is so infectious, that it can make most members of the GUAE sing along to it. Emmet is a bit oblivious to everyone's discomfort as he can be seen singing it all day.
  • Pretty much has allies with every God who were part of a Lego Set. Ranging from the Avengers, Indiana Jones, Darth Vader, and all Marvel Gods. And these aren't counting the non-ascended gods whom have Lego Sets.
  • Adam Savage and Jamie Hyneman once busted a myth of a giant Lego ball rolling down hill. Emmet decided to meet their match by doing his own replica of the myth.
  • Gets along famously with Fix-it-Felix Jr. due to their shared background in construction to the point that Felix is an honorary member of the Master Builders, being capable of improving many of the constructions.
  • Is a frequent member of the House of Friendship, and was deeply saddened upon hearing "Project: Alternate Gentaro". He's now preparing to fight back and save Gentaro from the darkness. He has recently made a plan: make a Deconstructor (from LEGO Batman 2) that can disassemble anything made of black LEGO. There's just one tiny problem: It needs kryptonite. Thus Emmet, along with members of the Master Builders Four, are planning to steal it out of the Treasure Section of the Pantheon. Unfortunately, the plot failed and made the asylum even more enraged.
    • Doesn't like to be reminded that he helped build the asylum in the first place (at that point it felt like it was the best thing to do). Princess Uni-Kitty's reactions about the asylum was to be absolutely horrified, then angry, then saddened at what happened. She's forgiven Emmet for what he created but, like her, Emmet's not forgiving the gods who were going to use the asylum to destroy the Pantheon.
  • Is impressed with Near's LEGO designs and how he tied them in with his detective work. They often exchange pointers for how to improve, so much to the point after seeing his giant "L" made of cards and city made out of dice blocks, he is considering offering him the name of a "honorary master builder".
  • Was absolutely excited to find Wyldstyle in the Pantheon and rushed to meet her. It was there that he and Princess Uni-Kitty (and Batman) threw a party in celebration for her ascension. Unfortunately, Emmet had to confess to Wyldstyle about the whole "friendship asylum" incident and how it was a really bad idea in the end. Wyldstyle has forgiven Emmet for it, but she swears to never forgive those who would use the asylum for evil purposes.
  • While he is chiefly the God of LEGO in the House of Craft, him seeing everything in the world is awesome was enough for him to make a Temple here. He built his second temple with blinding speeds using all of the LEGO bricks he could find. It took him a while, considering he needed to adjust the entrance to accommodate all the Gods who wanted to come by for a visit.
  • Made good friends with Yotsuba, considering that she always likes to say "Today is always the most enjoyable day."
  • Fred Rogers is a frequent visitor due to his belief that everyone makes the world special by being themselves. The constructs he makes with Emmet are so awe-inspiring that many who have seen what he created have cried at its beauty.

    Gary Gygax and Dave Arneson 
Gary Gygax and Dave Arneson, Gods of Tabletop Role-Playing Games
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Gary Gygax
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Dave Arneson
  • Overdeities (Demigods during their mortal lives)
  • Symbol: A D20
  • Alignment: Chaotic Good and Lawful Good, respectively
  • Portfolio: Creators of Dungeons & Dragons and thus Revolutionizing Tabletop RPGs, Bringers of Fun, Dragon-Recurring Settings, Divinity (Pantheon only)
  • Domains: Craft, Scalykind, Fantasy
  • Underlings: Io, Bahamut, Tiamat, Drizzt Do'Urden and Artemis Entreri
  • Allies: Dream of the Endless, Cosmos, Eru Illuvatar, God (GTDAB), Wil Wheaton, J.R.R. Tolkien, H.P. Lovecraft, Status Quo, the Random Number God, Nyarko and her friends, Fry, Bender and Leela, Dexter, the Order of the Stick, Gabe and Tycho
  • Enemies: Melkor, YHVH, Nekron, The Anti-Monitor, Lord Fuse, Merged Zamasu, the Outer Gods, SMT's Nyarlathotep, The GUAM Machine Council, Xykon, General Tarquin, Redcloak, The Godmodder
  • Respected by: SMT's Lucifer
  • It all started in November 1972 when Gary Gygax, the co-founder of the International Federation of Wargamers (IFW) meet up with Dave Arneson and David Megarry for a game of Blackmoor in Lake Geneva. After a round refereed by Arneson, Gygax swiftly created a new campaign named Greyhawk and asked Arneson for a draft of his gaming rules. After that, they exchanged ideas over phone and mail and playtesting with their other contacts. They wanted their board game to be published as soon as possible due to two publishers rejecting it, so they hastily make new rules without using Arneson's draft. Luckily, a man named Brian Blume provided enough funds to publish the original Dungeons & Dragons set in 1974 with the initial print run selling one thousand copies and rising in subsequent years. Since then, the world is introduced to one of the most revolutionary Tabletop Games that influenced many works of media for years to come.
  • Gygax's mortal shell was cast off March 4, 2008 and Arneson's on April 7, 2009. The sacrifice of so many hours of free time skyrocketed them both to Overdeities of Craft. Gygax is often more active than Arneson, though that is because people know about him more.
    • Later, they established a spot in the Main House as the Progenitors of Gods. There, they have the highest position possible, gaining dominion over every deity in the Pantheon. Most don't object (yes, not even the most Chaotic deities) since as Game Masters, they must be fair when it comes to a game's balance, thus they help keep situations normal. Cosmos and Eru are thankful for their new position as leaders of the Pantheon and the Status Quo helps them with this job and they appreciate his help for it. The God from God The Deviland Bob is glad that these two will do a better job than he did and proceeded to continue drinking at the bar.
      • However, there still are most deities not liking the fact that they are in charge and seek to usurp or destroy them. YHVH thinks they do not deserve to be leaders of the Pantheon and often sends His underlings to fight them to no avail, because of their Game Master abilities. Nekron wants them permanently dead before he could destroy the Pantheon with ease. The Anti-Monitor also thinks they are a hindrance to his ultimate goal of everything being blown to smithereens. Zamasu is outright pissed that because of them, he cannot destroy the NINGEN. The GUAM Machine Council, in line with their philosophy of robotic supremacy thinks that two humans like Gygax and Arneson are obstacles to their goals though luckily, the Roboking is keeping them in line.
      • Surprisingly, Lord Fuse is actually afraid of the duo, because their orders are powered by The Power of Imagination, his biggest weakness. Fuse is trying to think of a way to dispose of them with no risk.
      • What's also surprising is that Lucifer admires Gygax's mercilessness in his campaigns, although he is a bit irked that he and Arneson must maintain order in the Pantheon which becomes a sore spot for him.
  • Originators of the concept of Godhood... well, Dream of the Endless predated that, but the three decided to share credit just to save some confusion.
  • The Outer Gods are baffled that two humans have as much power as they do and also has dominion over them. For now, they go back to their usual businesses while not trying to needlessly provoke them... but not Nyarlathotep. He and his SMT counterpart both agree for once that they must be out of the way in order for their evil ambitions to come into fruition.
    • The duo get along better with their creator, H.P. Lovecraft, despite the three working in completely separate genres. Nyarko, along with Mahiro, Cuuko and Hasta also get along with them, even though Nyarko did not have any experience playing D'n'D prior to this.
    • They also got along really well with J.R.R. Tolkien, because his work has influenced their games a lot including Dungeons and Dragons.
  • All tabletop gaming gods have them to thank. If it wasn't for them, they wouldn't exist. On the flipside, if it wasn't for them, the Ebon Dragon and the Chaos Gods, among other evil gods, wouldn't have existed either, so it's sort of a mixed bag.
    • They are the only gods that the Draconic Trio will defer to and woe to anyone that dares to harm them in their presence. Drizzt and Artemis confronted their progenitors and asked them, "Why are we this way? Have you forsaken us?" Gygax and Arneson tells them they can be whoever they want since the Pantheon is where fictional characters can retreat to during or after their trials. The lesser Not So Different duo accepted this and unconditionally serve their masters to this day.
    • Wil Wheaton is ecstatic that the men themselves, the creators of Dungeons & Dragons are here in the Pantheon. They are often seen playing campaigns together, outdoing each other's GM skills.
    • The Order of the Stick has given their allegiance to the Progenitors and fight in their stead due to their world being based on the 3.5 edition's rules and making fun of the whole DnD experience. This also cause the Order's enemies like General Tarquin, Redcloak and Xykon become their enemies, who are also seeking to usurp and overpower them. Not even the duo can stand Miko Miyazaki, though they appreciate her allegiance albeit a blind one. Despite not playing much D'n'D themselves, Gabe and Tycho gave their utmost respect to them.
  • The Random Number God comes to them sometimes for guidance. They often tell him to keep doing his job, because he is a fundamental force in games of any form.
  • Gygax has met Fry and his friends before, who are surprised that he runs the entire place. They now join him in role-playing campaigns during their off-hours. On a related note, he feels proud that Dexter the young genius triumphs over his fellow players in D'n'D even having his last name as his alias, though Gygax (and Arneson as well) does try to teach Dexter to play fair next time.
  • Both adamantly opposes the Godmodder due to abusing his Game Master abilities just to torture his players. The Godmodder (both personalities) return that sentiment, even thinking that the two are too soft on their players (yes, he even thinks Gygax is too merciful in D'n'D).
  • They are also the Progenitors in the Main House.

Kanji Tatsumi, God of Non-Masculine Secrets, being in a family textile business, frequents this House.


Alternative Title(s): Craft Overdeities And Greater Gods, Craft Demigods And Quasideities, Craft Lesser Gods, Craft Intermediate Gods

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