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#211 – “Knock knock”



Good improvisation. Ahem.

I really wasn’t sure what to do with Mr. Smite at first – as eventful and vocal as his encounter is (for a vanilla one, anyhow), it really doesn’t translate all that well into a more narrative form. Suddenly you have to either start trying to fudge reasonings as to why anyone’d actually let him run all the way for a weapon switch without making it seem contrived, or making into a straight up battle which seems like a good way of eliminating all the flavour that makes the encounter special. So in the end, I decided it was better to let him keep his flavour and simply pit him against Mr. Door instead.

Of course.. then Mr. Explosion took both of them by surprise..

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28 Responses to “#211 – “Knock knock””


  1. 1 Niobeh
    July 25, 2010 at 13:06

    “D’ah! This door is tougher than I thought. I’ll have to improvise!”

    This absolutely made my day! I have not laughed so hard for quite some time! Thank you for this most amusing page. Absolutely love it!

  2. 2 Gryffyn
    July 25, 2010 at 14:56

    I didn’t know Homer Simpson switched factions and became a Tauren

  3. 3 Kai
    July 25, 2010 at 17:32

    Always loved that old cow. Such a blast he is. *snicker*

  4. 4 Eduvudd
    July 25, 2010 at 18:21

    Lmao!that was completely worth the wait XD

  5. 6 Noriam
    July 25, 2010 at 19:52

    I laughed too, but I hope the elves left.

    A cannon going off? That close to elven ears? They’ll be ringing for years with ears that sensitive!

  6. July 25, 2010 at 19:54

    Anthropomorphisers of the world unite! We have nothing to lose but Mr. Dignity!

  7. July 25, 2010 at 19:55

    Oh, and I like the new vote incentive. Lots.

  8. 9 Timber Wolf
    July 25, 2010 at 21:30

    Ding dong, Tauren Avon calling. NOOOOOOOO BOOM!

  9. 10 Ilyara
    July 25, 2010 at 21:40

    I keep grinning at this: silly old cow ^.^

  10. 11 Nirene Feathersong
    July 25, 2010 at 22:03

    Mr. Smite: Knock knock!

    Tiny: Who’s there?

    Mr. Smite: Hammer of Ju…*BOOOOOOOOOOM!*

    Oh btw, nice jet of fire there – never knew a cannon ball could do that. =S

    • 12 LolDrood
      July 25, 2010 at 22:21

      There’s quite a bit about this that… is discouraged by physics, but meh.

      The cannon ball itself, no. The explosive reaction and expulsion of superheated gasses and fire, yes.

      • 13 Nhani
        July 25, 2010 at 22:30

        Tiny is too awesome to be cowed by something as trivial as physics. Through sheer will alone does she command the cannon to annihilate her enemies, regardless of how much any wayward laws of physics might object!

        • July 25, 2010 at 23:40

          Physics?!
          This. Is. WARCRAFT!

          Honestly though I think this page really made my day, then again something blowing up always makes my day, bit unstable that way….oh well.

          Here’s a lil something for you lot who cant get enough of things going boom.

  11. 16 Fenrisu
    July 26, 2010 at 06:21

    Well, well. Job well done Ambassador Cannon. There is no negotiation, that you can’t win. But just to be sure… Claim your statement…one…more…time. >:D

    • 17 Fenrisu
      July 26, 2010 at 06:22

      Seriously, the cannon is one of the best parts in DM.

    • 18 Fokker
      July 26, 2010 at 11:24

      “Looks like we came to resolution!”

      • 19 LolDrood
        July 26, 2010 at 22:31

        Prosser: Mr. Smite, the plans to demolish your doors have been on display at your local planning office for the last nine months!
        Smite: “On displaye”?! I had to go to Ironforge!
        Prosser: That’s the Display Department!
        Smite: With a flashlight!
        Prosser: The light has probably gone.
        Smite: So had the stairs.

        The part with Skuld and Urd make me happier then probably reasonable. I need to watch that show one of these days.

  12. 20 Eduvudd
    July 26, 2010 at 06:23

    1:43 minutes of life well spent! ^_^ Who couldnt love a nice fiery explosion to make their day?

  13. 21 Larsey
    July 27, 2010 at 05:00

    Again an awesome page! I dunno why i think this, and i’ve said it before but. Hani just SERIOUSLY reminds me of Default Female Shepard from Mass Effect

  14. 22 Niala Moonthorn
    July 28, 2010 at 07:14

    Nhani… Once again you make images made of awesome. Thank you for this tribute to Smite.

  15. 23 Frostsaben
    July 28, 2010 at 12:38

    Mr. Smite looks so much better then in-game! Well done on that!

    About the explosion… well let’s say that if I hadn’t read it was an excplosion I’d have thought that was just lava or some… gelatin… thing.

  16. 24 Frostsaben
    July 28, 2010 at 12:39

    P.S.: I wish cloaks would look like in the voting picture in-game too.

  17. 25 saila AKS Wester
    July 29, 2010 at 12:55

    Fokker you have seen Fremans mind haven´t you? and be cos on the latest episode ha did exact that statement whit an bunker HMG.

  18. 27 Kimico
    September 1, 2010 at 08:52

    XD Blizzard did not expect Mr.Smite to be attacking the door hahaha

  19. 28 Amoranta
    August 2, 2011 at 10:47

    .. BAHAH. “Dah, this door is tougher than I thought! I’ll have to improvise!” .. I laughed so hard.


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