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Build Your Own Boss Challenge: Shelotunithu the Undead God

The following is my answer to “Build Your Own Boss” challenge. It was started by AmberMist of “Tastes Like Battle Chicken”.

It isn’t made for any game in specific. Any generic fantasy game will do. It is also meant as a parody of some of the things way too common to fantasy in general. Basically this is what happens when you mix:

1) A developer who can at best write some really atrocious fanfiction with a Mary Sue as the main character.

2) A marketing team trying to tap in the latest fad while simultaneously trying to create a new one (even if it is just like the old one!)

Born from the combined dark forces of those two  is the following monstrosity…

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What if gnomes were like elves…

This is a sort of follow-up post to the previous one. You see, someone in the The Perfect 10: Why Elves are the Scourge of MMORPGs article commented that we don’t need games with more elves. Instead we need a game with more gnomes. Kinda like the multitude of different elven races we often see in fantasy worlds.

That got me thinking about how that would work out…. Follow after the jump to see what it could be if there were a dozen gnome races in a fantasy world!

Disclaimer: I do not hate gnomes. In fact I find them quite funny and their inventions useful. Well, useful until it blows up that is. The only reason I am doing it with gnomes instead of another race like… say, orcs, is because it is easy. Which also goes to show another good point of them: flexibility. If I get crazy enough though I can try doing it with other fantasy races. :p

EDIT: Ops! Forgot one of the gnome variants. It was added now.

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