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05-05-2001, 10:48 AM
mabye bomys could walk diagonally!?!?

05-05-2001, 11:07 AM
They're supposed to be slow on land.

05-05-2001, 11:49 AM
i think they may go faster

05-06-2001, 09:16 AM
Originally posted by Psyker
They're supposed to be slow on land.

05-07-2001, 08:50 AM
Look at it this way - a bomy can only walk as fast as their leg span. Check out the image attached (not quite to scale, but it should give you a rough idea).

Notice that the bomy has no noticeable legs. Therefore, its step span is quite short and must take more steps to cover the same amount of distance a human could.

05-07-2001, 09:34 AM
Yeah, that's a good way to put it. Thanks, WhoopA :)

05-09-2001, 09:23 AM
lol! that is the greatest drawing I have ever seen!

05-09-2001, 10:13 AM
Hey, I took a pen and slapped it together in about 5 minutes. But it's not there to demonstrate artistic ability, it's there to make a comment. It does that quite nicely.

05-10-2001, 05:05 AM
Originally posted by Rekad
lol! that is the greatest drawing I have ever seen!

05-10-2001, 05:16 AM
WhoopA both demonstrated his point very well, and proved he is a good artist. Good work!

05-10-2001, 07:28 AM
hey, IM serious, if I would have drawn it it would be a circle and a stick figger

05-10-2001, 03:17 PM
Hey, if I wanted to put a lot of effort into it, it would have come out looking like something from 2050. That was a no effort pic - and I'm glad you think it's great. ^_^

05-11-2001, 05:11 AM
I'd like to see a real drawing with great effort put into it by WhoopA :)

05-11-2001, 06:04 AM
YEAH! make it a Draktha bomy and have the human have a really 1337 head and shield on!

05-11-2001, 02:20 PM
You want effort pics? You want effort pics? HUH?


Not graal related, but this is my average high-quality pic.

05-12-2001, 06:46 AM
Nice, nice! Here's one of my best :)

05-12-2001, 08:46 AM

05-12-2001, 09:11 AM
Originally posted by WhoopA

Glad you like it :)

05-13-2001, 11:58 AM
i stink at drawing, i can only draw stick figures and slipknot logos good

05-13-2001, 12:30 PM
why are both pictures in Anime style?

05-13-2001, 12:37 PM
my picture is based off of Suikoden II. Mukumuku :D

05-15-2001, 04:03 AM
all of american culture is now being base after Japanese culture, while Japanese culture is constantly americanizing while the rest of the world is Americanizing.... I think Japan is gonna take over the world without a military....

05-15-2001, 08:39 AM
actually, with Mr. Bush in office he would probably sell us to them, (i wanted him to when even though he is a rebublican)

05-15-2001, 10:28 AM
I dont agree with whoopa on the leg span part.
Moving diagonally doesnt mean it moves faster.
if we had a view of Graal like a helicopter view and rotated the map at about 45 moving up would look diagonal.
Bomy's not moving diagonal is just holding back the best version of bomys.
you can also look at it this way,
if the owner is moving diagonal and the bomy is following , it would be covering land faster than moving up/left/down/right,
but that can be fixed by moving 1/2 x,y when moving diagonal then when moving up/left/down/right..

erm.. yah .. confusing =\

05-15-2001, 12:33 PM
Actually, I was just commenting on speed in general. Because bomies' legs are so short, it takes them 4-5 steps to cover the same distance a human could with a single step. Moving diagonally didn't factor into that image. In fact, they logically have the same range of moton humans do.

[Edit] And by travelling diagonally you would cover about 70% of the distance you would move if you were travelling directly, say east. Look at a sine table for proof.

05-16-2001, 10:40 AM
That's a good drawing psyker. I know few people who can draw better than that. One of my good friend's can draw almost photo quality images.

05-26-2001, 10:18 AM
Really? Cool, thanks for the comment.

One of my friends own me at drawing. :(!

05-29-2001, 09:37 AM
I have yet to hear of any species that cant walk diagonally. (in real life or on the net, besides bomys)

05-29-2001, 11:43 AM
bomy's diagonal =good

05-29-2001, 06:45 PM
Well as WhoopA said if they'd walk diagonally they shouldn't walk the .4 in the direction they're moving as they do now, they'd have to move somewhat slower when moving diagonally because thier leg size is indeed limited, although it would have to be implemented for humans as well then...

05-30-2001, 01:02 AM
Bomys are imaginary creatures. The creator of an imaginary thing, place, person, etc, can do what he wants with his/her creation without worrying about the laws of physics. Consider bird catching, for example. The laws of physics don't apply to all of it, such as how bomys can just float in the air by themselves and need ananchor to get down. It's just another part of the imagination. And in the case of bomys (the imaginary creation), they were created the way they were created, and they do what they do, because Stefan, or whoever it was, (the creator) wanted them to.

05-30-2001, 04:25 AM
Must I bring out the big guns? For both subjects: Art and Bomys.

Diagonal = Good idea. The reason they can't walk diagonal is because that's the way Kyle0654 originally scripted them. And also, Bomys are meant to be slow on land. It's a trade off for the bomy spin and the water stuff.

Art- Unfortunately, I don't have any of my cool-beatthecapoutofpeople-drawings scanned up. If any one remembers Antago Press, my drawings were up there. Maybe I should post some... :D

05-30-2001, 05:35 AM
Ah ha! Here's one!


05-30-2001, 05:37 AM
Bah.. It didn't work... here's the link

05-30-2001, 05:48 AM
Nice! I can't draw drawings like that, only cartoonish/animeish/rpgish type people.

05-30-2001, 06:23 AM
I should post another, shouldn't I?

05-30-2001, 07:13 AM
I will if you.

05-30-2001, 10:52 AM
Hrm... let's see here...


The first two are a bit old, and the third wis gonna be really spiffy once my scanner's fixed so I can make an inked version!