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November 11, 2003 11:37 AM   Subscribe

catapult [note: shockwave]
posted by crunchland (18 comments total)
Well, there goes the rest of my workday.
posted by Prospero at 11:54 AM on November 11, 2003

That is a lot of fun! Thanks!
posted by wsg at 11:57 AM on November 11, 2003

Bonusses for hitting the black knights, the flag, etc., I can understand - but why do you get a bonus for hitting a bird?

Oh, they're carrying the coconuts. Carry on, then.
posted by yhbc at 12:02 PM on November 11, 2003

Why are the enemy and white knight standing so close to each other without doing something about it?

"Wait, wait, here comes a catapulted stone! We'll just let it decide who is right...."
posted by jon_kill at 12:07 PM on November 11, 2003

Why did my white knight get all suicidal and start standing right on the freaking keep?

Well, he's dead now. Great find crunchy.
posted by eyeballkid at 12:10 PM on November 11, 2003

Crunchland, I love you. This is going to ruin the rest of my day, but I love you. I'm sending this to several people I know right now.
posted by anastasiav at 12:20 PM on November 11, 2003

I played all 20 rounds and it never registered any of my scores. Do I have a defective intarweb?
posted by starvingartist at 12:23 PM on November 11, 2003

yhbc, are you suggesting coconuts migrate?

Great link crunchland! Again. You're so boring.
posted by WolfDaddy at 12:23 PM on November 11, 2003

I was hoping for this one
posted by KnitWit at 12:27 PM on November 11, 2003

...The childhood memories of my native Ballerburg came flooding back
as I played this; the damaged timber and rubble, scattering about,
while the anguished cries of royal sentries were drowned by the shrill whine of soaring artillery!
posted by Smart Dalek at 12:43 PM on November 11, 2003

Fookin' GLATE!
posted by squirrel at 1:03 PM on November 11, 2003

this was worth the 10 minutes i spent.
posted by Tryptophan-5ht at 2:09 PM on November 11, 2003

Those have to be the DRUNKEST guards I've ever seen...
posted by Ogre Lawless at 2:42 PM on November 11, 2003

"Psst! Hey, white knight, go sneak into the enemy's castle and stand on the highest parapet between the trebuchet and the keep! I gotta surprise for you!"

Worst thing is, there were three of those dummies in my army. What did my king do, conscript the county retards?

Well, no matter. I made short work of them!
posted by five fresh fish at 4:25 PM on November 11, 2003

Reminds me of the greatest game in the history of the known universe -- TANK WARS by Kenny Morse. We spent hours killin' each other over beer in college with this game.

No, I never liked Scorched Earth -- it was excessively complicated. Tank Wars was complex enough to give you serious smackdown options without being outright baroque.
posted by ROU_Xenophobe at 7:25 PM on November 11, 2003

I respectfully disagree, having been brought to literally floor-rolling fits of laughter during three-way and four-way Scorched Earth battles with the same folks I enjoyed YArtillery Duel with. It's important to keep in mind that depth was not the point of SE -- it is and always will be all about comedy value.
posted by majick at 8:16 PM on November 11, 2003

Well, I was going to try and get something done this evening. So much for that. Thanks, crunchland. And KnitWit, that one's great, too!
posted by sharpener at 8:30 PM on November 11, 2003

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