Saturday, April 4, 2009

Weekly What the Heck

Welcome to the twenty-fifth installment of my regular feature here at the Near TPK. With continuing apologies to one of my favorite blogs, the Daily WTF, I present... The Weekly What The Heck.

Each Saturday at 10 AM Central Time I'll post one of Jen's drawings of some kind of whacked-out creature, and ask my readers: "What the heck IS that?"

I hope my readers will approach the challenge in the spirit of "Yes, and ..." - building on previous responses so everyone's ideas can be used in the final writeup. Comments are now closed on last week's entry, and I hope to have the final writeup posted tonight. Comments will be accepted on this week's entry until I post next week's entry.

So... What the heck is that? What should it do? How does it keep from tripping over its own feet?

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3 comments:

Ripper said...

Its actually a monster which moves very fast, in short busts. That sort of movement superimposes the creature's blur on top of itself, creating an image of a creature with three eyes, a fiendish grin, and 10 legs.

mthomas768 said...

Hmm. The proboscis-thing is certainly used for feeding from delicate flowers. And tickling hapless victims!

Scott said...

This creature has the ability to share its speed with an ally or enemy. An ally moves faster and can make a basic attack as a free action on its turns. An enemy is disoriented by the unaccustomed speed and might fall prone.