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Qwertyuiopasd wrote:I would argue that Ninja Pirates aren't really Ninja Pirates, they are simply pirates being sneaky.
I mean, if you're piratey at all, that isn't very ninja-y. I mean, take a ninja, dressed like a ninja. Now have them act boisterous and drunk, etc, piratey. Seems odd.
Take a pirate though, dressed like a pirate, and sneak around after dark around the isle, or into the rival pirates cove, or sneak aboard another vessel in the dead of night, dispatching the night guards one at a time. Still piratey. Pirates still can be sneaky.
But a Ninja using a blunderbuss? I mean really.
Tigger_the_Wing wrote:Pirate Taverns tend to be rowdy, crowded places with drunken folk making unpredictable movements. A Ninja would have a great deal of difficulty sneaking through that without starting a fight between the patrons.
Ham Nox wrote:A Ninja Pirate is a Pirate who has trained in the way of the Ninja. Absolutely awesome, because you have the fun, drunken persona of a pirate who can totally kick your butt and steal your wallet while you're lying dazed on the ground. (They could steal your wallet while you weren't lying dazed on the ground too, but where's the fun in that?)
Ham Nox wrote:A Pirate Ninja is a Ninja who operates on the open seas. These are not so fun, especially since no one even realizes their ship has been raided by until the Pirate Ninja is 314 kilometers away. They operate alone, and have strict honor codes as opposed to the Piratical Guidelines.
Qwertyuiopasd wrote:There are plenty of sly roguish pirates. Just like there are many suave gentlemen pirates, who don't necessarily drink to excess.
Rev. Rowan Redbeard wrote:Qwertyuiopasd wrote:There are plenty of sly roguish pirates. Just like there are many suave gentlemen pirates, who don't necessarily drink to excess.
Qwertyuiopasd wrote:Sounds like a sneaky pirate to me. I bet I can find evidence in DnD books, where certain piratical classes have things like sneak, lockpick, pickpocket, etc, as class skills. There are plenty of sly roguish pirates. Just like there are many suave gentlemen pirates, who don't necessarily drink to excess.
Qwertuiopasd wrote:Pirate Ninjas of unusual size? I don't think they exist.
Qwertyuiopasd wrote:Besides, wouldn't it be more deceptive to simply refer to yourself as a Pirate, and hide your ninja nature?
Ham Nox wrote:By Golly, Yer right!! I never though o' it that way
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