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Justice4243 Writer of horse words from Portland, OR, USA Relationship Status: Brony
Writer of horse words
Mar 17th 2011 at 2:08:54 PM

Problem Sleuth is shorter for one with no chat logs, similar sense of humor because of the author, but it's more sort of a animated web-comic take on RPGs/Point and click games where Homestuck is like that but with much more well defined characters + flash animation + interactive elements.

I love both and my wife likes what she's seen of both and has read the first few chapters of Problem Sleuth.

edited 17th Mar '11 3:25:32 PM by Justice4243

Justice is a joy to the godly, but it terrifies evildoers.Proverbs21:15 FimFiction account.
HungryJoe Gristknife from Under the Tree
Gristknife
Mar 17th 2011 at 2:20:18 PM

I hope I have a wife like yours some day.

Charlie Tunoku is a lover and a fighter.
Mar 17th 2011 at 2:21:47 PM

@Spain: I haven't read HS, so I can't judge. But it's pretty damn funny. And it gave us "SHIT JUST GOT REAL. Pose as a team!" so I can't complain.

edited 17th Mar '11 2:22:12 PM by juancarlos11

It's not exactly naive. And it can happen. But it's tough. And definetly worthwhile.
HungryJoe Gristknife from Under the Tree
Gristknife
Mar 17th 2011 at 2:27:36 PM

Homestuck presents a challenge, because there's a really long and kinda boring "Tutorial Level" before things get really good, and while you have the option of skipping it, it's not really a good idea.

But, lest I seem immature by bringing up that one topic again and again, I'd like to direct everybody's attention to One Over Zero, which you can read on its mirror. Fantastic, funny, and existential. Plus when you write out the name as OneOverZero it automatically switches to 1/0, which I think is pretty nifty!

Charlie Tunoku is a lover and a fighter.
SpainSun Laugh it off, everybody from Somewhere Beyond Here
Laugh it off, everybody
Mar 17th 2011 at 2:30:40 PM

I read One Over Zero for a time, and lost interest after awhile.

I spread my wings and I learn how to fly....
HungryJoe Gristknife from Under the Tree
Gristknife
Mar 17th 2011 at 2:31:11 PM

You're killing me Spain!

Charlie Tunoku is a lover and a fighter.
SpainSun Laugh it off, everybody from Somewhere Beyond Here
Laugh it off, everybody
Mar 17th 2011 at 2:36:45 PM

We have different webcomic tastes, evidently.

You should all read Listening To 11975 M Hz, it has no plot and seems to consist entirely of shout outs.

I spread my wings and I learn how to fly....
HungryJoe Gristknife from Under the Tree
Gristknife
Mar 17th 2011 at 2:41:48 PM

You seem to favor surreality over internal consistancy.

Me? I like to see Manly Guys Doing Manly Things.

Charlie Tunoku is a lover and a fighter.
Mar 17th 2011 at 2:42:49 PM

...I think Hungry Joe has more akin taste to my own. I like plots, you know.

It's not exactly naive. And it can happen. But it's tough. And definetly worthwhile.
SpainSun Laugh it off, everybody from Somewhere Beyond Here
Laugh it off, everybody
Mar 17th 2011 at 2:45:44 PM

Bleh. Plots are in everything. They're good, but sometimes you just want something without one. In my case, I most definitely prefer an experience to a narrative.

Things can also be weird and plot having at the same time. Like Girly.

I spread my wings and I learn how to fly....
HungryJoe Gristknife from Under the Tree
Gristknife
Mar 17th 2011 at 2:50:27 PM

Having a character who's a talking eyeball that hates his God, who is the artist isn't weird?

I enjoy Dresden Codak alot, although I'm afraid of the art blog now that he's decided that the "naked test" really has to be done naked.

Charlie Tunoku is a lover and a fighter.
Mar 17th 2011 at 2:50:53 PM

Yeah, but experiences are better with plots. The Wall is quite more moving and affecting than Dark Side Of The Moon.

It's not exactly naive. And it can happen. But it's tough. And definetly worthwhile.
SpainSun Laugh it off, everybody from Somewhere Beyond Here
Laugh it off, everybody
Mar 17th 2011 at 2:54:21 PM

Joe: I know, I just didn't like 1/0 for whatever reason.

Juan: Sometimes they are, but not always.

I compare it to the preference of instrumental music over lyriced music.

I spread my wings and I learn how to fly....
HungryJoe Gristknife from Under the Tree
Gristknife
Mar 17th 2011 at 2:58:22 PM

I like lyrics usually.

But if you like instrumental than the Homestuck albums are full of it!

edited 17th Mar '11 2:58:46 PM by HungryJoe

Charlie Tunoku is a lover and a fighter.
LuckyRevenant ALMSIVI from The Flood
ALMSIVI
Mar 24th 2011 at 4:39:01 PM

Oh christ.

Home Stuck, Penny Arcade, Kagerou, Dead Winter, Dresden Codak, Flipside, Hanna Is Not A Boys Name, Happle Tea, Gunnerkrigg Court, Keychain Of Creation, Questionable Content, Surviving The World, The Phoeni X Requiem, Dr Mc Ninja, XKCD, Goblins, Girl Genius, Finders Keepers, OOTS, and Drowtales. As well as others I can't even remember right now.

I rarely follow them as they update, as I prefer to check every month or two and read all updates at one time.

edited 24th Mar '11 4:40:18 PM by LuckyRevenant

"I can't imagine what Hell will have in store, but I know when I'm there, I won't wander anymore."
Tangent128 from Virginia Relationship Status: Gonna take a lot to drag me away from you
Mar 24th 2011 at 6:55:26 PM

Eh, may as well attempt a list.

The obvious ones around here: Gunnerkrigg Court, Girl Genius, The Adventures Of Dr Mc Ninja, Dinosaur Comics, The Order Of The Stick, Darths And Droids, Irregular Webcomic, The Square Root Of Minus Garfield, Homestuck, Manly Guys Doing Manly Things, Super Effective, Brawl In The Family, Awkward Zombie, PS 238, Penny Arcade, XKCD.

Newspaper comics I read online: Candorville, Frazz, Pearls Before Swine.

Less read here as far as I can tell: Crimson Dark, Pokemon Zirconia, The Noob, Char Cole.

Possibly more? I read as many as I can via RSS, so I get surprised by ones I had forgotten about sometimes.

edited 24th Mar '11 9:36:18 PM by Tangent128

Do you highlight everything looking for secret messages?
Funnyguts Things make people happy from French Bread!
Things make people happy
Mar 24th 2011 at 7:05:15 PM

Yay, The Meek is updating again!

,%,..@@@,.%,.@G,.@@,.% / Playing with animals.
Mar 24th 2011 at 7:06:17 PM

@Lucky: That's usually how I roll, too, although there's a few exceptions. Currently, those exceptions are Homestuck, The Adventures of Dr. McNinja, and Gunnerkrigg Court.

Deboss I see the Awesomeness. from Awesomeville Texas
I see the Awesomeness.
Tangent128 from Virginia Relationship Status: Gonna take a lot to drag me away from you
Mar 24th 2011 at 9:36:40 PM

I stand corrected. Another blueshift.

Do you highlight everything looking for secret messages?
LoniJay from Australia Relationship Status: Pining for the fjords
Mar 24th 2011 at 9:52:54 PM

I'm trying to read Drowtales at the moment... but something about it doesn't lend itself to archive binges well. I get headaches from the font.

But I know I wouldn't like reading it a page a day, either. The political machinations are so complex I already get lost in it.

Be not afraid...
Apr 4th 2011 at 9:36:27 AM

I don't actually read Drow Tales, but I'd like to applaud the author for using Orwellian Retcons instead of making new readers read early installments that aren't as good as the rest of the comic, the way many other webcomics (most infamously El Goonish Shive) do.

Currently taking a break from the site. See my user page for more information.
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