8-Bit Theater
Episode 610
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Date Published Tuesday, October 11, 2005
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Now how is there a dinosaur in the Castle of Ordeals?

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Red Mage Let's review.
In the room of the switch now is a mechanical lever, and scribbled schematics on the walls.
Red Mage You built something. But you don't know what it is because you never wrote down what it was for when you still had enough points left in engineering to know.
Red Mage I have been defeated by my own intellect. I don't know if that's encouraging or depressing though.
Red Mage (holds on to the lever) Well, as I see it, there is only one way to be sure.
He pulls it down, making him fall to another dungeon below.
Red Mage I choose to believe that was a successful application of whatever it is I built.
Dinosaur GRARGH!
Red Mage A tyrannosaur, eh?
As it just so happens, I was born to hunt dinosaurs. See?
Shows a tattoo with said phrase.
Red Mage I've got the tattoo and everything.
Dinosaur Oh come on. That doesn't make any sense. How can dinosaur hunting be your primary purpose?
We're extinct.
Red Mage Then explain yourself.
The dinosaur becomes wide-eyed and explodes.
Red Mage Exactly.


  • In episodes 153 and 154, Red Mage attempted a similar tactic against a giant. It was... less successful.