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#6205945 Jun 03, 2012 at 01:49 AM
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Argh, I should so be sleeping, freaking inspiration!

Ok, Rou is certain now that she wants to contribute a War of the Worlds radio show. Obviously that wouldn't be an ongoing thing (maybe down the road a Shadow style show if I can get up the ideas for it) but instead of aliens coming down and attacking her War of the Worlds type thing would be about the Old Gods rising up. She may even hire actors for some of the parts!

It's now on my list of plot bunnies I need to feed with writing ASAP, but glad to finally have an idea for it!
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#6219924 Jun 06, 2012 at 07:04 AM
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*clap* Rou thats great! I love the idea of an Old God radio play it could be incredible if you ever want a suave, sexy voiced man to play a part Im sure I have the number of the guy who did the Old Spice body wash commercial somewhere around here still...speaking of Old Spice (*cough* seamless segway *cough*)

“Hello, ladies, look at your man, now back to me, now back at your man, now back to me. Sadly, he isn’t me, but if he stopped listening to boring old radio shows and started listening to the Slummers Show he could be as fun as me. Look down, back up, where are you? You’re on a pile of gold with the man your man could be as fun as. What’s in your hand, back at me. I have it, it’s an oyster with two tickets to that thing I love and you can come to. Look again, the tickets are now a pair of severed Gnome heads . Anything is possible when your man listens to the Slummers Show and not old lady radio stations. I'm on a kodo.”
- possible advert for the HNN newspaper when we get this thing rolling
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#6221843 Jun 06, 2012 at 03:49 PM · Edited 5 years ago
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Haha, excellent!

Yesss.... I want to go crazy with ads and propaganda! It is the Goblin way <3

Also, contemplating the radio show ideas I have gave me another idea!

Traffic Report! Flying over Org every so often in a chopper, telling people what areas look populated, making up crashes... could be very entertaining!

And since the Old Gods thing would be a one time thing with a beginning and an end (with, perhaps, special reruns if people want) I've been listening to old radio shows like The Shadow which, btw, is very entertaining to listen to whilst multitasking, and a shorter overdramatic "TO BE CONTINUED!" style noir super hero story parody would be a lot of fun! The hero's secret identity can be Mary Sue. >:) Still thinking on sidekick etc.
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#6222701 Jun 06, 2012 at 07:21 PM
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I am very tempted now to find a way to upload the video I have of the voice actor panel at Comic Con doing a insane version of the first Superman Radio cast.

ANYWAY- eeee, this is looking so awesome! We have radio shows, news, and satire/news. It's amazing.
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#6223315 Jun 06, 2012 at 10:36 PM
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Rou there' s some inspiration for the super hero story I think in the Fallout radio play called ' The adventures of Herbert ' daring' Dashwood' ( I think thats what it was anyway..been a while.)

It essentially revolved around Dashwood ( who was a real NPC you could find in Tenpenny tower) and his Ghoul manservant having priceless adventures throughout the Capital Wasteland in a radio play format. Its probably on youtube if you want to have a look.

And the Traffic Report idea sounds great;
Yes there has been a three kodo pileup in the Valley of Spirits with traffic stretching as faaaaaaaaaaaaar as my eye can see, its going to be a long wait folks so sit back and figure out when you' re going to buy yourself the newest issue of the Goblin Gentlemans Magazine, in stores now! Ladies, you know we just read it for the articles.
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#6223968 Jun 07, 2012 at 03:45 AM
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SWEEET, I'll look it up! :D
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#6244621 Jun 12, 2012 at 05:08 AM
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So... here's what I got so far.

An Old Gods inspired radio show, something vaguely Pontypool/Dead Air/Lovecraft/War of the Worlds that's one solid story from beginning to end. Possibly cannibalizing some classics just cause.


And a The Shadow style ongoing radio show in which there's a Goblin superhero/detective (The Shadowpriest? A class we can't have? I'm torn on that and gender) with a Dryad sidekick. Primarily because a nature loving ditzy fourlegged Dryad sidekick amuses me. Solving mysteries and lots of cliffhangers! TO BE CONTINUED....! /dramatic music!

Totally hungry for ideas and feedback on the second one in-particular. Maybe even making it interactive, like people can vote on the forums what they think the hero should do next or who they think dunnit?
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#6244973 Jun 12, 2012 at 07:23 AM
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Hmm..for the second idea I vote for a completely mary sue class with OP powers so that he can escape from every cliffhanger death ( see the old Batman show with Adam West..that bastard got out of EVERYTHING!)

"Is this the end of our caped crusader? tune in next week!" lol nope he lives..
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#6247070 Jun 12, 2012 at 04:08 PM
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I used to watch the old Batman show all the time XD It was hilarious! Also, our hero should use ridiculous inventions like that. /shark spray!

I was thinking that depending on our hero's gender, their secret identity would be Mary Sue or Gary Stu XD What's a good class for that? Hmm.

A Forsaken Dark Ranger could be a lot of fun... XD

For the Dryad sidekick, I know firsthand from an old D&D game where I played a centaur just how awesomely useless a four legged hooved companion can be. "Okay, time to scale this cliff with our handy rope and... Oh..." It was great fun... grumpiest centaur ever XD A Dryad will be much more bouncy and upbeat about it. Or maybe even a young Keeper of the Grove?
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#6254069 Jun 14, 2012 at 05:02 AM
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As long as if we make the hero a guy we play it out like Maxwell Smart and Agent 99..god I want to see that...

WE MUST HAVE THEM LIKE SMART AND AGENT 99!
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#6257951 Jun 14, 2012 at 04:58 PM
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OMG, I haven't watched Get Smart in forever! XD Time for some "research!" <3

Also, LOVED the Fallout3 radio show XD Man, I'm so hooked on that style. Very torn on the sidekick situation but I've decided the hero should be male and Goblin, without question. Female would change the tone too much, methinks.
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#6258692 Jun 14, 2012 at 08:05 PM
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Heh thought you might! I went out of my way every playthrough to track those tapes down so I could listen to them

Every
Single
Playthrough

And I played fallout 3 about 8 or so times through..
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#6258893 Jun 14, 2012 at 09:06 PM
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Right adding more..

Over the past few weeks the news I've been hearing has ranged from actually good to not terrible enough for me to care, and with the fact that I have recently found out that I have five casks of perfectly aged wine in the bank my tension has been rising due to a lack of anything to be angry about, so thank you thank you Tauren for giving me the chance to unwind by calling your defense system about as useful as a cum flavored lollipop.
Now dont get me wrong I love Tauren, those big meaty bastards who for some strange reason make me think of dinner are quite lovely when you get to know them but as I was on a little trip through the Barrens and I noticed something which I probably should have noticed months ago, the giant gate into Mulgore, the gate that the walking beef sampler platter's are using to keep out the Alliance..is made of wood.

Wood.

Now lets think this over logically for a minute. The Alliance, an army pretty famous for their siege engines, that BURNT down a Tauren camp not far from Mulgore with FIRE is expected to be held back by a glorified log blocking the path, it isnt a defence its more of a slight delay as the Alliance generals wait for their tea to be ready before torching the damn thing and restarting the pillaging!

"Commodore you slick cynical bastard" I hear you yell, "The Tauren are rather primitive wood is the best thing they could do dont they deserve a compliment on their ingenuity?" and to that I would answer with a rather hard backhand and exiling you to the dumb corner where we dont have to look at you anymore. Yes they use wood but if any of you staunch Horde citizens hadnt noticed just across the barrens and over a river is Orgrimmar a city being refurbished with METAL! All the big furry morons had to do was ask for a little bit of help and in a few weeks that fire hazard they call a gate would be a stubborn, extremely tough piece of jagged metal that would make even the toughest most aggressive Alliance commander have second thoughts while sipping from his fine china cup, little finger out like a proper gentleman and his top hat angled at a rather jaunty angle.
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#6259150 Jun 14, 2012 at 10:36 PM
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This is great! XD I really can't wait to see the reactions when this goes live. Whoo-boy.
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#6259194 Jun 14, 2012 at 10:56 PM · Edited 5 years ago
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Hmmm who else havent I insulted yet..lets go down the list!

- Garrosh- check
- Gallywix-check
- Worgen-check
- Thrall and his blonde human porn collection-check
- Neutrality and the Horde-check
- Orcs-check
- Tauren-check
- Every other race-soon (tm)

Yep still got a way to go..
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#6259592 Jun 15, 2012 at 02:18 AM
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You know... maybe we should make a separate secondary "Reaction" channel where people can react to what they're listening to without inturrupting the show! XD
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#6260626 Jun 15, 2012 at 04:08 AM
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Yeah that might be a good idea..

I think a lot of people are going to be gunning for the Commodore when he's through..

Next target..

Gnomes..stay tuned kiddies!
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#6287812 Jun 21, 2012 at 03:38 AM · Edited 5 years ago
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I'm still brainstorming the details of the radio show, but I do want to focus on that rather than the War of the Worlds idea for now. I've got some ideas, but I'm stuck on the actual NAME of our hero, which is very important! Needs to be catchy and suited... But I have decided to target Druids cause we're Goblins and it amuses me. ;)

So, here's the main characters.

Gary Stu Steambelcher - Wealthy Bilgewater Gob about town! Operates his detective agency? out of Bilgewater Harbor. Our hero's secret identity! He's ambitious, thinks he's very charming and clever, a bit clueless and full of himself

[Epic Name Here] - Goblin Druid Superhero! His "shapechange" forms are clockwork monstrosities of his own invention! A bit Batmanish in that he doesn't have any actual abilities, just his crazy inventions that mimic Druid abilities to the best of their ability. Which is actually pretty terrifying. "Boomkin" has a laser gun in it's face, where he sits for example. He wears a mask, cape, and fedora but Druided up somehow.

Epa - His Gnoll "manservant" who assists him in his environmental endeavors! Except that she's not so much a man nor does she consider herself a servant. Easy mistake though. She's pretty butch, enormous, and probably more aware of what's going on than Gary is. And yes, her name references exactly what you think it does. If you don't get it, please see the Simpsons movie at your earliest convenience. ;)

Rhinitis Elderberry - Arch nemesis! Rhinitis is a Night Elf Druid who wears a mask due to allergies... to everything. He's a member of D.E.T.A. and his nightsaber mount is pretty sickly due to unnatural forced vegetarianism. He is HORRIFIED by the aftermath of Gary and Epa's escapades and constantly trying to intervene. He is slowly driven insane until be becomes the very villain Gary suspects him of being.

Also thinking a femme fetal is needed... Troll could be super fun, or of course Gob...


Some random name brainstorming:

Kaboomkin
The Green Gobbo
Clockwork Cenarion
Emerald Beret

Ideas, feedback, names, all more than welcome! :B

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#6292400 Jun 22, 2012 at 03:36 AM
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You can tell me if it's stupid, I can take it! :B
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#6296202 Jun 23, 2012 at 12:54 AM · Edited 5 years ago
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Alright I've decided that some of the punchline jokes I've posted need context for the rants that will essentially be the entire Commodore act so...lets do this!

So another week has passed, another rather war-torn and degrading week as our gracious hosts, and I say this as I spit into the face of our studios token Orc weatherman since anything not including an Orc is instantly deemed weak and treasonous by the big man on the demon-skull throne, throw more and more of our gold and lives at the Alliance like if they toss enough non-Orc cannon fodder at them they'll get bored and go home and do something constructive like a jigsaw puzzle.But, and there is always a but ladies and,who am I kidding all I care about are the ladies, and that but is a rather big one.
They.Saved.Our.Fucking.Asses.
Now say it with me my fellow Bilgewater's.
They.Saved.Our.Fucking.Asses.
I know its hard to stay grateful sometimes to a society dominated by glorified peons who's strategy for anything from food gathering to war is 'poke to death with sharp stick' but we should take a big long hard look at where our neutrality strategy got us.
For a long time after the second war, where some clever little sod figured out that siding in a war with a bunch of genocidal, blood thirsty alien barbarians is not exactly the smartest idea the Cartels of Goblin-kind swore to never involve itself entirely in one side of a conflict, preferring instead to play both sides like the devious little fucks we are, go us congratulations all around, but that left us in a precarious position that we seemed to forget.
When you play both sides of a war you have few allies on either.
Now that wasn't too dangerous for us back then, we had great wealth, great technology, great armies and great hair, neither the Horde or the Alliance or any other third party was stupid enough to fuck with us because we would blow them into millions of pieces faster than they could say to themselves 'hmm well this wasn't a particularly clever thing to do' and here comes my favorite word and favourite part of a woman...
But, ha de har har, it left us with no one to turn to if an unforseen event such as, oh maybe a pissed off dragon with a grudge against everything that wasnt him, were to wrack our neutral little haven and force us to seek help.

Look Neutrality was a big delicious jam filled doughnut with creme on top and The Horde is a big pie with chocolate in one side and meat in the other and look at me dancing around the issue 'dancy dancy la de da' Alright lets skip to the point! Is being with the Horde good? YES! is it better than being Neutral? NO!

Neutrality netted us more profit, it gave us freedom, it gave us a nice little barrier between two angry sides intent on skull-fucking themselves into the ground with constant war BUT as the cataclysm proved without friends we're on our own, now we have friends, big, thick-headed friends with a tendency to treat us like scum but friends none-the less! Now all we need to do is convince the Warchief that the Steamwheedles are plotting with the Alliance and sit back laughing as he wipes them out without a second though..
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