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International One-Day Bruceday, November 13
« on: October 12, 2004, 08:06:58 PM »
On Saturday, November 13, I invite you all to join me in observing the first One-Day Bruceday.

Bruceday FAQ!

Q: What's a Bruceday?

A: On November 13, I will be creating a new One-Day NPC: "Bruce, the Cockney Barfighter." I invite all and sundry to ALSO create their interpretation on the theme "Bruce, the Cockney Barfighter." May the best Bruce win!

Q: I don't get it.

A: That's not a question, but, okay, I'll explain. Some people have lamented that Kelsey isn't a strong, manly enough personality type, and I would scoff that instead of Kelsey, I should have created "Bruce, the Cockney Barfighter" if all players wanted was some rough-and-tumble testosterone type. So, now, I'm going to. And I invite you to do the same.

Q: Do you really expect anybody else to take part in this?

A: Why not? There's over a half-dozen One-Day NPCs already, after all. Think of it as an Iron Modder tuneup.

Q: Why? Why do such a thing, Cromptina?

A: You mean, because there's no such thing as a "Cockney" in the Forgotten Realms? Because it's the use of a perfectly good Saturday? Because I like the creative exercise. And who knows what a bunch of people working on their own Bruce might stumble upon in a creative frenzy that might turn into a bigger project?

Q: Okay. If (and this isn't a promise) I were to MAYBE be interested in this, what should I do?

A: Make your own "Bruce, the Cockney Barfighter" NPC mod on Saturday, November 13, and tell us of your feat on this board. I'll put anything that gets created up on the One-Day NPC site if you so desire.

Q: Where can I direct helpful remarks such as "Bruce isn't a cockney name!" or "Cockeys are clearly found in Turmish, not in Amn!"?

A: This new discussion thread: http://forums.pocketplane.net/index.php?topic=17108.0
« Last Edit: October 20, 2004, 06:34:05 PM by jcompton »
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Re: International One-Day Bruceday, November 13
« Reply #1 on: October 13, 2004, 12:39:19 AM »
Q: What if someone were to compose a soundset or a flirt for the Bruceday and offer it up for use. Is such a thing allowed? (For those of us who are WeiDU green belts.)
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Re: International One-Day Bruceday, November 13
« Reply #2 on: October 13, 2004, 12:44:41 AM »
I'll answer more generally.

Q: Are there any rules, express or implied, governing Bruceday?

A: No. It's called "International One-Day Bruceday." Even if I wanted to impose some rules, how could I expect anyone to take them seriously?

Q: So, ha ha, tough guy, what if I spend the next few weeks working on my Bruce NPC, and he's WAY better than your Bruce? You can't stop me, and you can't prove that it took more than one day. Whatcha gonna do then?

A: Nothing. If you really feel that this is worth more of your time than one day, I'll not stop you. I think it's nice when people are honest about how much time they put into a project like this, of course.
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Re: International One-Day Bruceday, November 13
« Reply #3 on: October 13, 2004, 08:14:44 PM »
I don't get it.
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Re: International One-Day Bruceday, November 13
« Reply #4 on: October 13, 2004, 09:35:20 PM »
I interpreted the broad rules as this: you can do whatever you want for Bruceday, we don't care, make beefy non-Kelseyish hunks of meat if you want to, whatever, don't care, blah blah, pirates.

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Re: International One-Day Bruceday, November 13
« Reply #5 on: October 13, 2004, 09:44:17 PM »
That has even less to do with Bruce than I was expecting, but hey...
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Re: International One-Day Bruceday, November 13
« Reply #6 on: October 13, 2004, 10:03:03 PM »
I interpreted the broad rules as this: you can do whatever you want for Bruceday, we don't care, make beefy non-Kelseyish hunks of meat if you want to, whatever, don't care, blah blah, pirates.

Well, my strong suggestion/intent is that you take the name "Bruce, the Cockney Barfighter" and make a character out of that. How you choose to do so is up to you. My interpretation will run towards the obvious, I expect, and I'll do everything except perhaps pre-building the CRE the actual day of. Someone else's might not be so obvious and they might skirt the one-day concept more.
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Re: International One-Day Bruceday, November 13
« Reply #7 on: October 13, 2004, 11:22:52 PM »
Like my interpretation equals doing the portrait ahead of time.  :D

I don't get it.

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