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Title: Great comics
Post by: X-Roesone/ARR (Robert) on September 29, 2008, 08:28:17 pm
Order of the Stick (the one and only)

http://www.giantitp.com

Looking for Group (not as good but still ok)

http://www.lfgcomic.com
Title: Re: Great comics
Post by: DM B on September 29, 2008, 08:34:09 pm
Agreed - go here or the wrath of god will be upon you:

http://www.giantitp.com/Comics.html

Best comic EVER :)
Title: Re: Great comics
Post by: X-ETN (Dimitris) on September 30, 2008, 04:56:05 am
i'm sad about therkla....

and i think the whole separation has lasted a bit too long now
Title: Re: Great comics
Post by: X-Roesone/ARR (Robert) on September 30, 2008, 10:42:19 am
Yup... started as pure and hillarious comedy, and now its acquiring dramatic moments and character development
Title: Re: Great comics
Post by: X-SASI/Orthien Tane (Rune) on September 30, 2008, 10:59:51 am
Looking for Group (not as good but still ok)

http://www.lfgcomic.com

If you like the LFG humor you could check out www.licd.com (http://www.licd.com). Not set in a fantasy setting, but the humor is refreshingly offensive at times. Same creators as LFG.

Any World of Warcraft-nerds could check out www.darklegacycomics.com (http://www.darklegacycomics.com). Used to be fun, though the author has lost a bit of his inspiration I think.
Title: Re: Great comics
Post by: DM B on December 01, 2008, 02:19:08 pm
Finally there is some action again in the OotS...Belkar has really redeemed all halfling clichés, starting with Tolkien (yeah, yeah, admittely he invented them, but were they cool?=)...

http://www.giantitp.com/comics/oots0612.html

Look at this happy face...a nature-loving ranger (especially the 'natural-selection-enhanced-by-Belkar' bit), accompanied by his loyal cat companion (go Scruffster!). How can you not love that face?

And heed the wisdom hidden behind those compassionate eyes:

"Solve a man's problems with violence, help him for a day. Teach a man to solve his problems with violence, help him for a lifetime."
Title: Re: Great comics
Post by: X-Endier & KoH/GdN (Joe) on December 01, 2008, 05:48:09 pm
I know, lets do something that starts with "S"
.....
.....

....

and ends in "litting their throats".

Title: Re: Great comics
Post by: X-Hermedhie (Andy) on December 20, 2008, 01:21:27 am
Sounds like my weekend plans.
Title: Re: Great comics
Post by: Gwall on January 10, 2009, 05:36:50 pm
http://www.girlgeniusonline.com/
From the former dragon magazine cartoonist Phil Foglio who used to to the phil and dixie comic. It's great, nice fantasy world developped there and nice old-school type of drawings.
Title: Re: Great comics
Post by: X-Bellam & BC/TB (Bobby) on January 10, 2009, 05:55:04 pm
http://www.airshipentertainment.com/buckcomic.php - by the same people as Girl Genius, and also excellent.

http://www.schlockmercenary.com - For the scifi geek who enjoys seeing "might makes right" applied to bad guys, over and over and over.
Title: Re: Great comics
Post by: X-Elinie/RiD (Niels) on January 11, 2009, 01:27:05 am
I found this one today... And spent it reading from the beginning. They are surprisingly charismatic, the little goblins, and the story is great.  :)

http://www.goblinscomic.com/
Title: Re: Great comics
Post by: X-MOC/Leman States (Even) on January 11, 2009, 10:39:35 am
To my shock I just noticed that nobody had said anything about xkcd in this thread. While not directly game related, is is one of the funniest webcomics out there, with a lot of profound things to be said about life.
http://xkcd.com/

I'm also a great fan of ctrl+alt+delete
http://cad-comic.com/comic.php

Happy reading to everybody.
Title: Re: Great comics
Post by: Gwall on January 13, 2009, 07:53:19 pm
XKCD is going a bit low on inspiration IMO, I hope he finds back his creative spark soon I am still very hopeful, however here are two other comics I think deserve a measure of attention.

http://www.blastwavecomic.com/ , I tought some people could find proper interest in this one, as PBEMS are more often than not dens of good ol' geekdom. This comic is all about infrantry kind-of wargames clichés and is quite sharply done even tho the updates are very erratic(several months sometimes between updates). I think the artist is a game concept artist and is swedish or norvegian (at least I am pretty sure he is a descendant of a big hairy viking country other than finnish or icelandish) and the art is all computer pencil.

second one is http://www.sinfest.net/ , a possibly offending comic for very sensible christians. Christianity-themed sarcasm cartoon done in old-fashion panel style by profesionnal cartoonist. The dude is often keen on his insights even tho I think he has been going slow since a couple of months but if you check the archives they are often worth it. (took me two weekend to go through it when I found it, but couldn't stop).

just a sidenote. english is not a native language and its especially obvious when I am tired, even tho I will come try and often re-edit my posts to avoid sounding too foreign.
Title: Re: Great comics
Post by: X-OIT/Narvelon Diem (Bo) on July 12, 2010, 11:46:39 am
Questionable Content (http://questionablecontent.net/) is great. The early artwork was fairly primitive, but it's been much improved and it's consistently funny.
Title: Re: Great comics
Post by: X-Bellam & BC/TB (Bobby) on July 12, 2010, 05:47:28 pm
My wife and I play the Questionable Content Random game.  You go in and click the random button to find a place to re-read a handful of comics during short moments of free time.

It's a 'game' in the same way Russian Roulette is, because there's always the chance that you'll wind up in the first 100 or so comics and the horror of the bad art will melt your face.  ;)   But Jacques is practically the poster child for "Learn by Doing" - he started off with terrible, hideous art skills, but he drew comics 5 days a week anyways, worked determinedly and consistently to learn new skills, and the comic is beautiful now.  I'm intensely impressed by that.
Title: Re: Great comics
Post by: X-OIT/Narvelon Diem (Bo) on July 12, 2010, 10:32:39 pm
OMG, you made me try it. The random function seems to be broken, it only shows comics up to 1200 or so. I didn't mind those when I read them, but I've gotten used to the better artwork in the newer comics. it is like Russian roulette only instead of one bullet and five champers it's a tazer and every shot is live, just with different voltage. Oh the horror!
Title: Re: Great comics
Post by: X-DM Jon on October 01, 2010, 07:58:00 pm
For all us Scandinavians out there. This is awesome!  :D

http://humoncomics.com/not-norway
Title: Re: Great comics
Post by: DM B on October 02, 2010, 07:57:56 am
For all us Scandinavians out there. This is awesome!  :D

http://humoncomics.com/not-norway

I now realize why there are so many Danes in this game; it is in your blood to conquer and oppress!
Title: Re: Great comics
Post by: X-Avanil/Aubrae Avan (Thorsten) on October 02, 2010, 08:44:27 am

I now realize why there are so many Danes in this game; it is in your blood to conquer and oppress!

Aww, but we just want you back, Norway...
Title: Re: Great comics
Post by: DM B on October 02, 2010, 09:05:44 am

I now realize why there are so many Danes in this game; it is in your blood to conquer and oppress!

Aww, but we just want you back, Norway...

Move along, there is nothing to see up here...
Title: Re: Great comics
Post by: X-Osoerde (Alan) on October 02, 2010, 07:38:06 pm
..that Sweden is a smug little prick, no?
Title: Re: Great comics
Post by: X-WIT/Toreas Kharnmoin (Rune) on November 15, 2010, 08:54:32 am
For those struggling to find a good angle for their roleplaying, here is a good guide to alignments:

http://www.darklegacycomics.com/264.html (http://www.darklegacycomics.com/264.html)
Title: Re: Great comics
Post by: X-Roesone/ARR (Robert) on August 21, 2011, 08:37:07 pm
darthsanddroids.net

This and DM of the Rings are a great parody of roleplaying in general.
Title: Re: Great comics
Post by: X-Aerenwe/TS (Miloš) on August 21, 2011, 09:45:05 pm
http://flagland.org is one of my favourites. Parts 2 and 3 of 30 Years War are about Scandinavians:
http://flagland.org/?strip=19
http://flagland.org/?strip=20
Title: Can anyone recommend a good web comic?
Post by: Talinie & NIT/TD (Linde) on June 30, 2013, 03:04:26 am
Can anyone recommend a good web comic or two?

I currently only read 3:
Erfworld
Order of the Stick
Goblins



They don't seem to update as fast as I want to read, so I need more comics.
Title: Re: Can anyone recommend a good web comic?
Post by: Yggdrasil (DM Andy) on June 30, 2013, 11:59:32 am
Scandanavia and the World?  Although it doesn't update very often either.
Title: Re: Can anyone recommend a good web comic?
Post by: Cariele/EG (Thorsten) on June 30, 2013, 12:30:34 pm
Any genres you want, or don't want? Here's a few I've been reading on/off

Looking For Group (Updates a coupe of times each week)
Least I Could Do (same artist as LFG - Updates daily)
Wayward Sons (Updates every weekday)
Yet Another Fantasy Gamer Comic (Updates daily - I think)
Darths and Droids (Updates Sunday, Tuesday and Thursday)

I think especially Darths and Droids will be an enjoyable read for you. It's made using screenshots from the Star Wars movies, and is written as if those movies where played as an RPG (with a lot of metagaming and breaking the fourth wall happening). Good fun.

Title: Re: Can anyone recommend a good web comic?
Post by: X-MOC/Leman States (Even) on June 30, 2013, 12:33:28 pm
Xkcd!!!
Title: Re: Can anyone recommend a good web comic?
Post by: Aeric (DM Matt) on June 30, 2013, 01:11:14 pm
XKCD is massively over-rated and lost in its own smug cleverness.

Try Oglaf but be warned it is really not safe for work ;)
Title: Re: Can anyone recommend a good web comic?
Post by: Torele Anviras/TA (Niels) on June 30, 2013, 01:20:22 pm
http://thespecialistscomic.com/comic/ - Alternate timeline with super humans, starting in 1940'ies.
http://www.girlgeniusonline.com/ - Alternate universe with Sparks, superpowered steampunk engineers.
http://www.beanleafpress.com/ - Fantastic world post-fall empire "new hero arises".
http://derelictcomic.com/ - Post-apocalyptic near future, alien menace/mystery.

Text only, but really good:
http://www.gyreworld.com/ - Sci-fi/magic detective mouse.

If you narrow it down to genre's I'm sure I have something... The above is what I consider the best of the best. Quality storylines and character developments with excellent art.
Title: Re: Can anyone recommend a good web comic?
Post by: Talinie & NIT/TD (Linde) on June 30, 2013, 01:23:50 pm
Great, Thanks guys
Title: Re: Can anyone recommend a good web comic?
Post by: Talinie & NIT/TD (Linde) on July 01, 2013, 01:11:20 am
Starting with D&D.
Title: Re: Great comics
Post by: DM B on July 01, 2013, 01:11:32 pm
Merged with similar sticky thread
Title: Re: Great comics
Post by: Torele Anviras/TA (Niels) on July 02, 2013, 12:40:12 am
Darths and Droids is hilarious, including the text beneath each comic:

"When a new player joins the group, you sometimes have to explain things that you've done earlier in the game. It had all seemed perfectly sensible and logical at the time, but somehow when it comes to trying to justify it later, the carefully constructed chain of events suddenly seems not merely to contain a weak link, but to be constructed entirely out of stupefyingly enormous mistakes and errors of judgement.

This is a perfectly natural consequence of typical player character actions."