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Re: Behold! The Blargbells!
« Reply #15 on: September 15, 2007, 08:39:30 pm »
Lol, very cool concept  :D. The Awesome sounds like a great way to live. You wouldn't have any pamplets by chance?  ;D
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Re: Behold! The Blargbells!
« Reply #16 on: September 16, 2007, 06:00:46 pm »
No, no pamphlets. Remember, there is a reason they call it an "Unwritten Rule". ;)

And Games has won! Remember, I'll be updating whenever possible, so if you don't vote, you don't get to choose what I update next!  :)

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Re: Behold! The Blargbells!
« Reply #17 on: September 16, 2007, 07:01:16 pm »
ENTERTAINMENT

The main form of Blargbellian entertainment is the Arena. This is a place of death... but also a place of life. (if you want to know why I keep calling death and life the same thing, vote for biology! Then you'll know! *hint hint*)


Cutout view of the arena.

Understanding this picture will be difficult without me explaining it. So, here we go. The arenas are not bell-made. They are actually plants, hollowed out for their grisly purposes.
All the golden dots are Blargbells. Did I forget to metion that they can stick to flat surfaces? Ah well. Anyway, they are doing just that, all over the arena, wherever there is room. The opening are four holes bored into the side of it, which is used for light, air, and also the entrance.
That giant "face" is actually a bunch of Blargbells, whose job is to douse themselves in paint, moving into the symbol of whoever the champion gladiator is. Coincidentally, the symbol for Grrshnkk (the champion) is a giant, square clown face. Who knew?
The lower walls are set up with weapons of all sorts, allowing the warriors to fight better. As you amy have noticed, some of the weapons are currently in use. (Hint: Grrshnkk, the champion, is the one that is incredibly large.)
The tunnel underneath is the only other way into and out of the Arena, except for those big holes at the top. This tunnel leads to a hatch (not shown) which goes into a set of very small, dark tunnels, which leads into each of the holding cells. As you can see, each holding cell has Ironwood bars laid into the dirt, as a semi-useful way to try to keep the prisoners from burrowing out. As you can also see, this method was obviously not working for one of the cells, and if they want to keep their lives, then they had better dig fast.
The prisoners are all criminals. Any crime at all, even minor ones, results in being thrown into the arena, unless otherwise specified by somebody with sufficient authority. (Awesomers, Awesome Pursuers, Awesomests, Less Awesomes, etc.) Although they are frequently killed, if a prisoner lasts long enough in the arena, defeating many a foe without being killed, they will eventually be let out, with the new title of Anti-Awesome. Despite this name, this does not mean they are not Awesome. On the contrary, they are VERY Awesome. But this one, special job is just that: to be against the Awesomers, Awesome Pursuers, etc. They spend the rest of their (potentially short) lives amassing evil hordes of Blargbells, attempting to take over the world, etc. It is possible that they will stop being Anti-Awesomes, and begin being Awesome Pursuers, but unlikely because after a life of being forced to destroy, it's difficult to go back to being good. Plus, black capes are awesome.

Another common game is Bludgeonball, a more tame version of the Arena, for children. They take large mallets and a ball, and try to keep the ball from the other team as long as possible, no matter what the cost. It is actually still entirely possible that you could be bludgeoned to death in this "kid" game, but that doesn't stop it from being fun!


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Re: Behold! The Blargbells!
« Reply #18 on: September 16, 2007, 07:10:02 pm »
Black cape ftw  ;D



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Re: Behold! The Blargbells!
« Reply #19 on: September 17, 2007, 04:07:51 pm »
Sweetness! Remember, fanart of any kind is accepted and happily recieved!  :D

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Re: Behold! The Blargbells!
« Reply #20 on: September 18, 2007, 06:23:23 am »
Were are the Huckbucks? They DID win  :P
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Re: Behold! The Blargbells!
« Reply #21 on: September 18, 2007, 05:46:59 pm »
Were are the Huckbucks? They DID win  :P

I'll get to them in a bit. I'm only doing that even where you guys land on my planet AFTER we're done with all (or most) of this info.

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Re: Behold! The Blargbells!
« Reply #22 on: September 18, 2007, 05:53:54 pm »
Wait,
What do they believe in?
Besides the Awesome, that is.
Or is the Awesome what they believe in?

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Re: Behold! The Blargbells!
« Reply #23 on: September 20, 2007, 02:38:17 pm »
Umm... care to elaborate?

Do you mean, what's their religion? If so, they really don't have a religion, they're just fanatics about their sytems. I guess you could call that some sort of wierd religion, so yeah. The Awesome is what they believe in.

EDIT- It looks like "Weapons" has won. I think you guys will like this one, it took me a while to figure out how it will work, but I got it figured out! Back in a bit.

Tahdah! Here we go, it's the

WEAPONRY



This is a Liquilazer 300! Made from the best of Vrrsmm, Httrrdrr, and Flkktrr woods, plus various metals and minerals, this fine piesce of mechanical genius can be yours today with just a few minutes walk to your nearest armory! Yes, as aposed to the old models, and the off brands, this new Liquilazer 300 has brand new multifunctional capabilities, and only has a SLIGHT chance of melting in your tentacles, and burning holes into anything it touches!
Yessir, with the skin of only the toughest Transparent Woblies, the oils from our Vrrsmm and Httrrdrr trees almost never explode, releasing its poinonus gasses around its owner! With just a pull of the trigger, the two oils are sucked into two seperate tubes, hitting each other right before being shor out, creating a giant, blazing ball of fire, which when it hits something, just keeps on burning! No sir, no more will you EVER have to worry about your enemy just shaking the burning goo off of his smoldering flesh, now it just sticks, stays, and BURNS!

Buy now for 200,000 Awesome Points, and if you buy ten, we'll throw in a magnificent sniper barrel, interchangeable with the Fireball barrel. Worried about getting so close you get hit yourself? No worries! Now you can kill 'em from over one hundred yards away!
« Last Edit: September 20, 2007, 02:45:36 pm by Blarg »


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Re: Behold! The Blargbells!
« Reply #24 on: September 22, 2007, 06:05:15 am »
UPDATE!!!!! Yay! gunz!!!! acid!!!!!! TK's!!!!!!

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Re: Behold! The Blargbells!
« Reply #25 on: September 24, 2007, 05:33:07 pm »
Yup. The whole nine yards.

As a sidenote, does anybody have any questions that are not asked in the pole? I'm open to suggestions or questions.  :)

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Re: Behold! The Blargbells!
« Reply #26 on: September 24, 2007, 06:07:57 pm »
An odd aspect of the Blargbells is their outlook on death and killing, which is completely okay in their opinions. This is because their bodies produce a type of explosive gas as a waste product, which is let through pores all over their bodies in a kind of continuous flatulance. This gas is released as long as their heart is beating. Interestingly, AFTER the heart ceaces functioning, the gas continues to build up pressure, until eventually the Blargbell violently explodes (intensity of explosion varies greatly. The stongest recorded left a 10-foot deep crater, the smallest was about the power of an Earthan firecracker). This explosion sends spores, which have been inside the Blargbell this whole time, rushing out. When (and if) they land on dead, organic material (rotting log, dead animal, rotting corpse of the one who "birthed" them), they proceed to grow in a fashion similar to a fungus. When another spore, possibly from the same "parent" lands on it, it starts to grow into a very small version of a Blargbell, posessing only animal instinct to survive with. Every week, a group of volunteers goes to collect sporelings, and also the young. It's always easy to collect the ones that haven't trasformed yet, but capturing the animalistic and deadly Blarglings (young) can sometimes be a problem, due to them attempting to melt you with their acid-spit. This is an example of one of the spores, at roughly 1000 times magnification.



As you may have noticed, the Blargbells are lacking in the mouth department. Their method of eating is a bit ... "different" for intelligent beings. Essentially, they are like big, top hat sized ticks. Here is a picture of their stomach/mouth.



You may notice the end of it. It is a pronged fork-like instrument, used for various things. The first one is their typical fluid sucking needle, used very much in the same way a mosquito uses its needle mouth to suck blood. The second one is used to spit up intestinal juices to melt anything which is to thick to be sucked up otherwise. This is used mainly for "eating" leaves, fruits, grasses, and carrion it finds.

It's third and last prong, however has a special use. The Blargbells are essentially parasites, I've told you that. But this third prong is neurally attached to a Blargbell's brain, and if it is placed in an animal's spinal cord, it can actually control the movements that its host makes! This is frightening, but it has its limits. The main creature that it used this on before becoming intelligent, was a stupid scavenging animal, named the Zombeh. These were incredibly easy to control, because all they think about is the next meal. Literally, they don't even do anything else. All they do is eat, and occasionally stop every once is awhile to lay an egg, and that's it.
But anyway, like I said, the body-controlling abaility is not always definite. It usually only works well on weak-willed animals, and only the ones that actually posess vertabrae. If there actually is intelligent life out there, it would be extremely unlikely that the Blargbells could take over their bodies, unless this intelligent life was doing it willingly, and not against its will. But theoretically, it would be POSSIBLE for a Blargbell to force an intelligent alien to become under its control, this would cause probably fatal mental stress on the Blargbells. Not that they'd care, but still.
The thing directly under the "mouth" is a stomach with cartilage-like skin over it, to protect it. The "mouth" can retract into this stomach (the mouth-tentacle is easily bruised, which is a major problem... unless you actually WANT to starve to deat hdue to collapsing of the "throat"), which in turn can retract into the rest of the body, allowing the Blargbell free movement.
« Last Edit: September 24, 2007, 06:13:48 pm by Blarg »


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Re: Behold! The Blargbells!
« Reply #27 on: September 25, 2007, 08:36:46 am »
Were are the Huckbucks? They DID win  :P

I'll get to them in a bit. I'm only doing that even where you guys land on my planet AFTER we're done with all (or most) of this info.

Also, I'm updating in a bit.

Oh, ok  :P


THis creature is accutally one of the more unique ones, maybe the most unique one. That means thumbs up.
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Re: Behold! The Blargbells!
« Reply #28 on: September 25, 2007, 11:28:33 am »
Cool, up the date plz!

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Re: Behold! The Blargbells!
« Reply #29 on: September 25, 2007, 04:16:34 pm »
I did a little blip on Biology, if anyone has noticed. I'll update again when I get back, I'm going to go in a bit.


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