Sword and Bored: Expansion

This year really seems to be the year of the MMO expansion, and I don’t think we can can do an MMO-based comic without talking about an expansion. This week, Mo and Amilya find out that their game has released an expansion, and being the adventures they are, they have to find out what it’s about.

As in many of the episodes of Sword and Bored, we have ask ourselves what would happen if MMORPGs mechanics had real-world effects. I think you’ll see what I mean in this week’s comic…

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StClair
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StClair

Ah yes, I remember running into that exact same wall at the northern edge of the Plaguelands…

wolfyseyes
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wolfyseyes

Not shown–a sales leprechaun leaping out of a nearby shrub to accost Mo for his credit card details. :D

Omedon
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Omedon

SHE HAS A NAME!  :D <3

ToyFuzion
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ToyFuzion

The comic reminds me of when I attempted to be a “srs RPer”. I went out and bought a stair-stepper, placed it under my desk, and if I felt the need to run everywhere, it had to make my own stamina. Yes, so… my character didn’t run for very long intervals. Buut it was nice to get in shape!

ManastuUtakata
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ManastuUtakata

shadowblender Bladeddingo  
Thanks…I thought I had set up my electron microscope to read that. You saved me the trouble. <3

paragonlostinspace
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paragonlostinspace

Heh…good comic.

shadowblender
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shadowblender

Bladeddingo  shadowblendercomment image

Siphaed
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Siphaed

camelotcrusade 
It does seem like the first panel is a set up for a completely unrelated joke.   Sort of out of place with the other panels.  
Like, the next panel could have been a guy riding a turtle mount, super speeding past them and the mage saying “Oh come on! That’s just ridiculous!”.

Bladeddingo
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Bladeddingo

shadowblender What is this, a comic for ants?

Estranged
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Estranged

Ah yes, when I started WoW, the BC expansion was lingering there, because I didn’t need it yet.  My cousin bought it and I went over to his place to see the bright Blood Elf capital.  Still pondered.  

Well, I basically ran into the Dark Portal like Mo a few weeks later.  LOL

Running around town in the middle of the night looking for a box really seems stupid now!