Quackcast 605 - Myth of Freedom

Ozoneocean at 12:00AM, Oct. 18, 2022

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“Freedom” is the catch cry in so much historical fiction but it's usually an anachronistic piece of nationalist fantasy. You fought for your lord, for pay ...



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Back From The Dead

Tantz_Aerine at 12:00AM, Jan. 2, 2021



So we've talked often about how letting a character die in a story is something that should be used very frugally, because once death occurs, it should be permanent. In most settings, death shouldn't be something that is reversible. If not, it will lose its impact, and the ...

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Sticking the Landing

Tantz_Aerine at 12:00AM, Sept. 14, 2019



As it has been seen very painfully lately in TV, the best story, with the most excellent buildup and most powerful cast of characters will just collapse if the ending isn't good enough.

A technically happy ending that isn't good enough is not going to cut it- again ...



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Writing Mental Illness (Part 1)

Tantz_Aerine at 12:00AM, Jan. 12, 2019




Writing a character with mental illness can be a very tricky thing. Writers usually go for the extremely rare, exotic and spectacular: multiple personality disorders, extreme manifestations of psychopathy or sociopathy, high functioning autism with that ever alluring ‘savant’ magic going for the character, bombastically spectacular schizophrenia… in many ways ...


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FEATURED COMIC --> The Sideshow

kawaiidaigakusei at 12:00AM, Nov. 7, 2018



It is a typical day at the coffee shop and two baristas have to deal with the daily antics at their new job. After spending the morning trying to invent the next best spiced drink, a series of events occur from having to deal with strange customers, customers who are ...

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Figuring Out Dating as an Introspective Comic Nerd

kawaiidaigakusei at 12:00AM, Dec. 4, 2017


(I drew this in my comic ten years ago.)

I am going to broach a subject that we do not openly discuss in the forums, or at least is lacking an open channel for discussion: Dating.

The first time I ever saw an effort to blend nerd culture with dating ...




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Love Triangles

HippieVan at 12:00AM, Feb. 13, 2015



I hope that all you lovely DDers are celebrating this Valentine's Day in happy, stable relationships - or happy, stable singledom! As for me, I love a good (fictional) love triangle. What's the point of a love story if it's not unnecessarily complicated, right? Here are some of ...

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FRIDAY NEWSPOST - The Drunk Duck Awards Part III

HippieVan at 12:00AM, Jan. 10, 2014



The awards continue!

Wow, most of this week's awards were taken by a single comic! A rather surprising one, too…click the links below to find out who the big winner was!
Also be sure to have a look at the nominees, as there are plenty of amazing comics ...




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Preview site and feedback, Quackcast submissions, milestones and contest winner!

skoolmunkee at 12:30PM, April 17, 2011

Okay, first of all, I hope you are all checking out the preview of the new DD website, The Duck! And ALSO please use the Feedback tab provided to report bugs, functionality issues, etc! The programmers can only do things that they are notified of!

You can also discuss the ...

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The Duck PREVIEW Site is now Live!

srhdt at 1:00PM, April 14, 2011

http://preview.drunkduck.com

After months of development and a lot of hard work, the new DrunkDuck site—now just called, “The Duck”—is LIVE as a public PREVIEW.

While the new site is not yet finished, it has reached a state where we feel comfortable allowing you, the Duck ...



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