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Ruby Quest Collection

* Once upon a time, on /tg/, a drawfag named "Weaver" offered to run an adventure RPG. All of Anonymous could make suggestions on what action to take next, and he would draw the results. It's true he cherry-picked the answers, but it's also true that the momentum of the mob derailed his anticipated plot, which changed the climax and denoument that the author expected to have.

The main character's name is quickly established to be Ruby and the story in it's entirety was called Ruby Quest. It was so successful that it spawned a new genre of collaborative storytelling. It inspired plenty of crap, and many drawfag wanna-bes forcing attempts at being the next big thing, but some cream has risen to the top to become Dorf Quest ("dwarf quest"), Maid Quest. (Ruby Quest makes mention of Andrew Hussie's Problem Sleuth, so it and Jailbreak may be the progenitors of this genre.

Below are some flash cartoons that tell the Ruby Quest story, made by a Yoshi-obsessed artist named TekStation, collecting the story from the multiple forum threads where they appear, and editing out the shout-outs from the crowd until only the winning suggestions remain.

I wouldn't have collected them here unless I felt they were worthy of reading.

Update: Weaver has another adventure in progress called Nan Quest.


Ruby Quest; the episodes

(You will need Macromedia Flash to view these, but nothing too fancy.)