Inktober 2018
Michael ford 2018promptlist

Prompt sheet with words for each day created by @JakeParker

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Inktober Day 1 - Poisonous

The toxic-jawed Rakkacea plant has a nasty bite that works slowly to dissolve the respiratory system of anything that dare step too close.
Adventure guide entry 67883: Stay away!!

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Inktober Day 2 - Tranquil
Yasinethh, the dark recruiter appears in the tranquil, calm the morning after a gruesome battle to read off the names of the newly dead. The list he bears calls the soul to follow him to the next stage of death beyond the mist.

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Inktober Day 3 - Roasted

“These days, you gotta come packin’ if you’re gonna make trade in a fair.. uh.. respectable way. Try any shady stuff near the ol’ BRN1100 and prepare to get ROASTED!!”

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Inktober Day 4 - Spell

Curtis was not a patient student, and often rushed into magic study he was not ready for. His curiosity got the best of him with a particular spell that he could barely perform. Until one day he accidentally got it right and..

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Inktober Day 5 - Chicken

He turned himself into a chicken. That’s precisely why you listen to your head sorcerer and practice one incantation per decade.

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Inktober Day 6 - Drooling

When you’re as lost in the sauce as little Austin here is, it’s not too hard to find yourself drooling at the sight of that sweet smokey goodness.

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Inktober Day 7 - Exhausted

Gragnaw lamented being so big and strong sometimes. His massive size made him the default choice to carry the supplies from camp to camp but days in the hot sun can leave even an Okrun like him completely exhausted.

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Inktober Day 8 - Star

Yasmus Ortholpe was asked by the high council to locate a star that contains a habitable zone where they could relocate the colony after the attack on sector 7.

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Inktober Day 9 - Precious

Rankirt was a brave warrior, fighting for his people. At times when the battlefields calmed he would head home to be greeted by his three children Filp, Daggar, and Bogla who were the most precious to him.

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Inktober Day 10 - Flowing

“Cursed forever! Damnit, I have seen this thing with my own eyes! Crethuul’s skull lay at the bottom of that canyon flowing with dark energy"

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Inktober Day 11 - Cruel

Beth-Anne was a cruel older sister in life and in death, although growing up in that house surely would turn any teenager evil.

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Inktober Day 12 - Whale

Deep in the oceans, the once docile Targom whales have been affected by the harsh magic pollution. These giants began to warp into cursed monstrosities.

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Inktober Day 13 - Guarded

Explorers traveling in the Xaldathar ridges have reported a strange humming sound coming from beneath the sands. The only entry into these catacombs is to the west and heavily guarded by the fearsome Jarrak hunters.

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Inktober Day 14 - Clock

Oubleers, or time wraiths, can pass from realm to realm reversing and forwarding the clock. They emerge from the energy created by the death of one that had more years left in life.

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Inktober Day 15 - Weak

Clyde was a rather weak Gramul that could not lift a tree branch, however, with his fire magic he was known to light shit up.

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Inktober Day 16 - Angular

The Sarketh warriors charge into the fight on their massive war cicadas. They are some of the most skilled in battle and can be picked out by their sharp angular armor design, and deadly war spears.

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Inktober Day 17 - Swollen

Ritchie learned a valuable lesson yesterday about throwing rocks at Chute bee hives. The poor little guy took 12 stings to the head. Now there is a good level of respect when adventuring in the forest.

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Inktober Day 18 - Bottle

After successfully posing as a Quri-yan initiate and gaining access to the compound, Cameron carried out his plan of stealing a bottle of moonlight potion from their dark wizards.

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Inktober Day 19 - Scorched

Out in the meadows, an invasive breed of fire weed spreads by leaving all the surrounding wildlife scorched in fire. These fragrant conflagrants are a real pain for the local agriculture.

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Inktober Day 20 - Breakable

N1-T3 LITE was unsure of what purpose the goblin engineers built him for, and quickly learned that when wrenches get thrown around so easily, some of his parts can be quite breakable.

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Inktober Day 21 - Drain

Gorukesh began his dark descent to madness with forbidden spells and rituals. As his form crumbled and scarred, he drains power from fresh dead souls not collected yet by Yasinethh.

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Inktober Day 22 - Expensive

When you pick a fight with a goblin, you gotta account for some of the most complex and expensive weapon tech this side of the Crater Ridge. Rockets, hydraulic punch pistons, you name it!

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Inktober Day 23 - Muddy

Deep in Hoshaldt’s lake, down in the muddy bottom there’s legend of catfish the size of Tashalk trees. In the spring season the lake turns a deep reddish brown as their mating dance kicks up clouds of silt

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Inktober Day 24 - Chop

Leonard the royal chef, with his rigorous technique would hand select his ingredients to ensure perfection. Somehow tainted onions made it into the kitchen and the first chop did him in.

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Inktober Day 25 - Prickly

“Clarice, I’ll have you know, that green jawed Marshsnapper you have out front is one prickly bastard. A bit too much plant for a doorway garden, wouldn’t you say? And he ate my briefcase!”

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Inktober Day 26 - Stretch

“The all new GRAB-E 4.0 with self navigating technology and a CP26 rated flex claw that can be used to grab, and carry anything around the house! This handy homebot will make it so you never have to stretch to grab again!"

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Inktober Day 27 - Thunder

One behavior we have observed on the cold nights where the clouds gather and thunder vibrates the mountains, is the appearance of the undead storm wasps. Their broken husks still shaking as they hunt down the unsuspecting.

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Inktober Day 28 - Gift

On the way out, right as your heart stops beating and your eyes close for the last time, Phillip will be there to welcome you, and give you the final gift of death. He’s also a pretty swell tour guide if he may be so bold.

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Inktober Day 29 - Double

In corners of the maps in which we haven’t reached, ancient beasts rule the land. One such terror is the double headed Prime Trachilodon with its nasty bite and spines harder than bone.

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Inktober Day 30 - Jolt

J.0E the little scurry bot, was made for one purpos. He is to quickly bring you coffee to give you that jolt you need to be productive. Any other behavior is a bug and we request you not engage him and report this to depot 49D.

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Inktober Day 31 - Slice

The Tarjaan wastelands host an abundance of strange creatures who have been warped by a life of harsh survival. Qurac assassins hide in piles of bones waiting to slice unknowing explorers with their glowing rune blades.

Inktober 2018

I participated in Inktober 2018 for the second time and this is the whole set.

Inktober is a yearly drawing challenge in the month of October where you do one ink drawing per day with a different word prompt seat ahead of time. Over the years I have seen so many fantastic Inktober sets.

This year, I did all 31 drawings on sheets of 8.5 x 11 in. copy paper using Copic Multiliner pens. My goal and rule for this year was to do characters and creatures with a little backstory on each one.

Huge thanks to Jake Parker for creating Inktober and setting the prompts each year. Thanks for taking a look!

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