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Re: Avengers: End Game

Post by Blackhawk » Tue Dec 11, 2018 12:20 pm

I will answer with my favorite pen-and-paper GMing answer:

"Whatever the plot requires."
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Re: Avengers: End Game

Post by gameoverman » Tue Dec 11, 2018 9:24 pm

El Guapo wrote:
Tue Dec 11, 2018 11:37 am
Blackhawk wrote:
Tue Dec 11, 2018 1:47 am
Animals were absolutely, 100% including, even the sentient, non-sapient varieties. Kevin Feige confirmed it. Half of all puppies, kittens, cockroaches, and pink winged alien elephants. And half of Rocket, because there is only one of him.
Interesting. Though that raises the question - when Thanos is eliminating "half of all living things", are we talking a giant pool of every living being, or does each pool get divided in half? Like, is it half of humans, half of dogs, half of cats, etc., or is it (humans + cats + dogs) / 2? Because if it's the latter, a lot of the lives are going to wind up being fruit flies, mosquitoes, ants, etc., such that the human / intelligent loss would probably wind up being considerably less than half.
I think it has to be (entire pool of all life)/2. Otherwise how does Thanos 'aim' at half of each kind of life? For one thing, he'd have to have complete knowledge of every single type of life before he could decide to to kill half of one of those types. What if there were lizard people on an unknown lizard planet? How do you kill any of them if you don't know they exist? I think the stones empower the wearer but I don't think the idea is the stones act on general orders.
Thanos-"Kill exactly half of each kind of lifeform in the universe."
Gauntlet-"Okay, lucky for you we have an up to date list of all lifeforms, so we can get this done in a snap."

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Re: Avengers: End Game

Post by Freyland » Tue Dec 11, 2018 9:31 pm

gameoverman wrote:
Tue Dec 11, 2018 9:24 pm
El Guapo wrote:
Tue Dec 11, 2018 11:37 am
Blackhawk wrote:
Tue Dec 11, 2018 1:47 am
Animals were absolutely, 100% including, even the sentient, non-sapient varieties. Kevin Feige confirmed it. Half of all puppies, kittens, cockroaches, and pink winged alien elephants. And half of Rocket, because there is only one of him.
Interesting. Though that raises the question - when Thanos is eliminating "half of all living things", are we talking a giant pool of every living being, or does each pool get divided in half? Like, is it half of humans, half of dogs, half of cats, etc., or is it (humans + cats + dogs) / 2? Because if it's the latter, a lot of the lives are going to wind up being fruit flies, mosquitoes, ants, etc., such that the human / intelligent loss would probably wind up being considerably less than half.
I think it has to be (entire pool of all life)/2. Otherwise how does Thanos 'aim' at half of each kind of life? For one thing, he'd have to have complete knowledge of every single type of life before he could decide to to kill half of one of those types. What if there were lizard people on an unknown lizard planet? How do you kill any of them if you don't know they exist? I think the stones empower the wearer but I don't think the idea is the stones act on general orders.
Thanos-"Kill exactly half of each kind of lifeform in the universe."
Gauntlet-"Okay, lucky for you we have an up to date list of all lifeforms, so we can get this done in a snap."
Lol, you just made me think of every application I own.

Thanos- "Gauntlet, kill half of each kind of lifeform in the universe!"

Gauntlet- Updating....
I don't remember where I read this, Cort, maybe it was in the last patch notes, but they said the UAZ really handles the best when... the wheels are actually touching the ground.
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Re: Avengers: End Game

Post by Unagi » Tue Dec 11, 2018 9:52 pm

gameoverman wrote:
Tue Dec 11, 2018 9:24 pm
I think it has to be (entire pool of all life)/2. Otherwise how does Thanos 'aim' at half of each kind of life? For one thing, he'd have to have complete knowledge of every single type of life before he could decide to to kill half of one of those types. What if there were lizard people on an unknown lizard planet? How do you kill any of them if you don't know they exist? I think the stones empower the wearer but I don't think the idea is the stones act on general orders.
Pretty sure the soul stone, mind stone and the space stone could take care of all that. Soul stone can smell out this 'sentient life' with the help of the power and space stone, it could find it anywhere, and with the time stone - it could happen in no time flat.

So I would argue it absoluetly could kill off species he's not even aware of, just like it could kill off people he is personally aware of. Why are you ok with the general order 'half of that there human race', but not 'half of all the souls of the universe' ?

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Re: Avengers: End Game

Post by Unagi » Tue Dec 11, 2018 9:53 pm

Freyland wrote:
Tue Dec 11, 2018 9:31 pm
Gauntlet- Updating....
:ugeek: ... time stone

:wink: :D

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Re: Avengers: End Game

Post by Moliere » Tue Dec 18, 2018 11:07 pm

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Re: Avengers: End Game

Post by Skinypupy » Thu Mar 14, 2019 8:26 am

Final trailer. I'm still not really sure what to think. :?

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Re: Avengers: End Game

Post by Paingod » Thu Mar 14, 2019 8:44 am

It looks dark, which you'd think it should be after 50% of life is snuffed out.
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Re: Avengers: End Game

Post by Victoria Raverna » Thu Mar 14, 2019 8:53 am

So how did Thor get his old hammer? Confirmed time travel?

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The hammer is too big to be the old one. So is that the Stormbreaker?

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Re: Avengers: End Game

Post by AWS260 » Thu Mar 14, 2019 9:20 am

I don't know why, but the last shot in that trailer gives me the feels.

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Re: Avengers: End Game

Post by JCC » Thu Mar 14, 2019 8:36 pm

I think today's trailer was just goose bump inducing awesomeness. I can't wait to see this on opening Friday with a bunch of my co-worker friends!!!!!

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