Comic 200 - Looking back now...
30th Apr 2017, 5:02 PM
Looking back now...
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Author Notes:
Guybrush20X6 edit delete
Guybrush20X6
Well the 200 strips and 5 years milestones snuck up on me. Hard to think I've been running this comic since 2012. For context, since starting this comic:
* You can't do Aztec Apocalypse stories anymore.
* The WiiU was launched, floundered & died.
* Crash Bandicoot came back.
* Mighty No.9 was announced, funded, got delayed multiple times, insulted anime fans and then finally came out. I still haven't gotten my backer's code but am in no rush to get it.
* Nintendo finally got with the online shooter program.
* In contrast to the game line ups, Smash Bros got a better 3rd party line-up than Playstation All Stars.
* The real world did some stuff maybe, I dunno.

Only things I can think of that haven't happened are Half Life 2 Episode 3 (or Half Life 3 as it mutated into) and Kingdom Hearts 3, though that one's coming soon.

Thank you to everyone who has worked on, commented on, rated or looked at the comic or it's spin-off End Boss's World over the years.

Feel free to choose your own dialogue for after the awkward silence between those two ends.
Drackon edit delete
Things that happened since 2012:
World didn't end
GameCube memory card corrupted
Voted for the first time
Started playing Chrono Trigger and Secret of Mana
Started playing Earthbound
Managed to kill my DS (apparently, it lasted surprisingly long. I didn't know that they were all that fragile. Can't tell you how many times I dropped it)
Attended my first local MTG event
Started playing D&D 5e with some friends (I was the only experienced player, except maybe the DM)
Managed to not wreck a car at 16 Still haven't, in fact.
And, I managed to build a good MTG deck. RIP my last one. Still don't know what happened to it.
And so much more....
User comments:
CidYoshi edit delete reply
CidYoshi
5 years... 5 long years... I feel old, unlike the Doctor, who is actually you ger now.
Curiously, I recently finished reading from zero the whole Bitf series again. Good times. This comic originated from it.
The other day, my Boss Guybrush said he wished Lvl 30 could fill the gap left by Bitf at least a bit. I think it does fill it. And it fills it bigger that you hope. Thanks so much for 5 great years of fun, and to make me part of the new generation spinoff (and a little surprise for a demographic hopefully coming later). Hope you keep enjoying this as much as we do. Is hard tho. We love this comic a lot.
Drackon edit delete reply
The Doctor? Doctor Who?
Also... I guess you could say this comic is A New Hope.
CidYoshi edit delete reply
CidYoshi
Stop doing that!! I am always meaning Doc Gardevoir when I say Doctor unless I specify.
Drackon edit delete reply
Oh, I know. I just keep making that joke because you keep leaving an opening.
Guest522 edit delete reply
Man, I cant even say what Ive done of fun these last five years. I finished AC Unity? Wait that aint fun.

Also does the hiatus count now?
Lemonado Girl edit delete reply
Lemonado Girl
Starting in 2012, I:
Graduated middle school
And high school too!
Got into my ideal college
Haven't messed that up too badly yet
Also voted and lost the election, though the current administration's incompetence makes me hopeful that my future is not RIP.
Aaaand not much else of note besides LOTSA VIDYA GAMES
Objection (Guest) edit delete reply
I'm thinking that last panel should be Dr. Gardevoir's new profile pic on here.
JokerJay779 (Guest) edit delete reply
I am really glad I managed to find this webcomic series. Although the art can be a bit wonky at times depending on the artist a lot of the writing is top notch and funny.
magic_beefy (Guest) edit delete reply
something you missed in there in whats happened over the years

Brawl in the Family ended

it will be missed :(
GardeBlaze (Guest) edit delete reply
Congratulations on reaching five years and 200 comics!
ChezureDCypher edit delete reply
ChezureDCypher
5 years... Oh dear lord... There's too much stuff to count... So much important things... Either way, congrats on 5 years and 200 comics. and to many more years thereof!
Chansey88 (Guest) edit delete reply
I can't believe this has been going on this long. I've only been reading this for about a year, but I'm more than impressed that it's managed to come so far. Keep up the good work.

(Also, I'd like to see Gallade come back, see the doctor as a Kirlia and not recognize her, Just a suggestion.)
Umbreon-MegaAbsol edit delete reply
Umbreon-MegaAbsol
I soooo love the new pamphlet. And this art Style!
teach (Guest) edit delete reply
Spelling errors:
"Cataclism" -> Cataclysm
"didnt -> didn't
"socually" -> socially
"trough" -> through
Guest522 edit delete reply
Bright colorful art, loads of typos. Fair trade?

How do we know it wasnt typoed originally?
Ace_Ice edit delete reply
Ace_Ice
5 years, sweet jeez, it's a shame I couldn't have know about the series sooner, I guess going through it kinda makes me old? Yeah didn't think so. Great job on the milestone though!
Guybrush20X6 edit delete reply
Guybrush20X6
Thanks. I feel pretty old looking at the old comics too, especially now that Dr Mario and Roy came back to Smash.