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Episode 110
Couldn't have said it better.
The Beginnings of a Master Plan
Date Published Tuesday, January 22nd, 2002
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Red Mage comes up with a plan that's bound to work.

Cast AppearingEdit


First Mention OfEdit

  • Red Mage's Stat Swapping


Red MageOkay. So we know that Garland is so evil and powerful that we don't stand a chance against him in a head-on attack.
Black Mage
Red MageTherefore I propose the following: rather than waiting for our eventual and painful demise, we surprise attack Garland the very instant he returns!
ThiefThat's all well and good, RM, but we haven't much time before the fiend gets back!
Red MageThat's where my astounding collection of stats, feats, bonuses, and specialization come into play. I shall develop a brilliant plan of attack through a mere roll of the dice!
FighterThis plan of his best involve me and swords and hitting people with the swords.
Black MageAnd just how do you propose to do that?
I thought all these alleged 'stats' of yours were geared toward combat and magic, not thinking.
Red MageSo true, BM. So true. Thus, I must invoke the most hallowed and powerful art know to my secret cabal...
ThiefSo far I'd have to bet it's the power of being stupid.
Red MageIt is known among my kind as...

By simply altering my other stats, I can channel their points into my intelligence score, thus making me phenomenally smart!

Red Mage scribbles on his character sheet.
Black MageWe're as good as dead.


  • The word phenomenally was misspelled "phenomenonally".
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