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TheAuldGrump

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Places Not to Have Epic Battles
« on: July 08, 2007, 10:57:10 PM »
And before I go to sleep in my coffin own little bed, one last mumbling.

Places where you will never have an epic, climactic battle for a Spycraft campaign.

My entry: Lake Chargoggmaunchaugagoggchaubungungamaugg* near Webster, Massachusetts.

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Re: Places Not to Have Epic Battles
« Reply #1 on: July 11, 2007, 01:52:43 PM »
The suburbs in general, and especially a mall.  A scene two running gun battle in the mall, but not the finale.  (Though I would throw in flame throwers and incendiary devices just because malls are hives of scum and villainy.)
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Re: Places Not to Have Epic Battles
« Reply #2 on: July 11, 2007, 05:42:04 PM »
Dull Center, Wyoming.
Boring, Maryland.

And some teams might find Whorehouse Meadows, Oregon a trifle distracting.

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Re: Places Not to Have Epic Battles
« Reply #3 on: July 11, 2007, 05:46:57 PM »
Blue Ball, Ark.

Don't laugh... I have family there.
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Re: Places Not to Have Epic Battles
« Reply #4 on: July 11, 2007, 06:22:56 PM »
The mens room in Mike's Diner

Monkey's Eybrow Kentucky

A squeaky Duck Factory

George's basement



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Re: Places Not to Have Epic Battles
« Reply #5 on: July 11, 2007, 06:43:12 PM »
Does anyone else remember the 'epic battle' that took place in an episode of The Avengers taking place in a comic book factory?

Bam!
Sock!
Pow! (with the signs being used as weapons...).

Another place to avoid - a battlefield covered with nettles and poison ivy.
Underwater chase scenes through jellyfish.

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Re: Places Not to Have Epic Battles
« Reply #6 on: July 11, 2007, 06:57:47 PM »
Under the Cone of Silence  ;D
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Re: Places Not to Have Epic Battles
« Reply #7 on: July 12, 2007, 12:39:47 AM »
Under the Cone of Silence  ;D

Of course, seeing that post, and  this ---> http://youtube.com/watch?v=lNg7k4wqpeM on the same day, means I HAVE to put it here. Plus I'm all bouncy about it. Though Steve Carey is no Don Adams.
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Re: Places Not to Have Epic Battles
« Reply #8 on: July 12, 2007, 01:49:25 AM »
I'd have to refute any claims to sleepy little villages after watching Hot Fuzz.

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Re: Places Not to Have Epic Battles
« Reply #9 on: July 12, 2007, 05:14:37 AM »
Dildo, Newfoundland
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Re: Places Not to Have Epic Battles
« Reply #10 on: July 12, 2007, 07:31:23 AM »
Hell, Norway. Despite the name, it's really a sleepy little village... (note: that might or might not have any correlation with 'dice's post)
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Re: Places Not to Have Epic Battles
« Reply #11 on: July 12, 2007, 07:39:15 AM »
Did Hot Fuzz ever make it to America or is too British?

In a similar vein to Hell, I used to live near Great Heck & Little Heck, currently live near Nether-Thong.

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Re: Places Not to Have Epic Battles
« Reply #12 on: July 12, 2007, 03:09:25 PM »
Did Hot Fuzz ever make it to America or is too British?

In a similar vein to Hell, I used to live near Great Heck & Little Heck, currently live near Nether-Thong.

Hot Fuzz was in the mainstream theaters for about a week around here, and recently it's shown up again in the local movie-theater-with-a-bar-and-pizza-place-in.
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Re: Places Not to Have Epic Battles
« Reply #13 on: July 12, 2007, 06:00:59 PM »
At a polka dance convention, at a star wars convention or worst of all, at a gaming convention where Spycraft is being played. Every once in a while some movie or show decides to go meta and have their characters meet their "fans/impersonators...." Just say no.

As far as town names --

For the humorous: how 'bout Forks of Salmon, California?

For the anticlimactic: Climax (NC, PA, Saskatchewan - take your pick)

Incidentally, one of my favorite Spycraft DM's family has a house on lake Chargoggmaunchaugagoggchaubungungamaugg. No, I haven't played Spycraft there. Yet.

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Re: Places Not to Have Epic Battles
« Reply #14 on: July 12, 2007, 06:37:53 PM »
Breeding Ky, or anywhere in eastern ky for that matter, thats deliverance country.
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