Dexterity Training

For the serious Trainer.

Dexterity Training

Spirit
Upper Class
Spirit
Upper Class
Joined: 01 Oct 2007, 17:07

29 Oct 2007, 01:17 #1



*under construction*

However, we are open! =D

This is the dexterity training area. It's a large room, relatively flat, wooden floor. Creatures come here to learn how to move gracefully, to dodge enemies. There is a side room, where there's a contraption much like a batting cage- only the soft balls get thrown at random.

In a separate room, adjacent to the main room, is a large pool. If your creature is Salt water, you'll need tablets from the Docks master to train, as it's all fresh water. (Just RP having the pellets, as it's not a real item). Here, your pet can learn to dodge and move smoothly and gracefully through the water. Use your imagination! This place has just about anything worth wanting, within reason.

Any dex training goes here. Feel free to interact with other members, as you're all in the same room(s). ^_~ Or work in a corner by yourself, it's up to you!

For now, it'll be all in one thread. Then, as more people join, there will be people limits on each thread...

Questions, feel free to PM Ashe!

Note: It's VERY challenging to go up a stat. It takes a LOT of effort.

Also remember, read This.

Dex can also be considered coordination.
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Imperfection
Lower Class
Imperfection
Lower Class
Joined: 01 Jan 2008, 03:45

20 Apr 2008, 03:13 #2

(*hesitant about RPing here* Tell me if I'm doing wrong, or if theres a way I can improve. I'm not quite sure what to do here.)


Imp jogged into the gym, long hair tied in a tight ponytail at the back of her head so as not to get in her way, trakkiedaks, tight-fitting shirt and trainers on, Sin in a head collar with a lead rope at her side (it took her so long to get it on him she was beginning to wonder whether it was worth it.)

"Alright, Sin," sad Imp, mismatched eyes staring at the gallor, "we are going to enter that contest - and win," she said. Sin, noticing Imp's voice was neither excited nor anxious, payed no real attention, but yawned. "Sin!" she snapped, and Sin turned his head lazily toward her.

She held his leadrope tight and began jogging round the gym, Sin trotting rather lazily at her side. Increasing to a sprint, the gallor actually used some effort, which still didn't assure her, as he increased to a trot.


"Charge! Jump! charge!" cried Imp, and Sin did what he was told (momentarily) before stopping, deciding he had an itch. His red eyes stared at her in disdain, clearly saying 'this is trivial. is there anything more interesting?'
i tried to do whats right; when did you turn to ice?
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Volos
Upper Class
Volos
Upper Class
Joined: 01 Jan 2008, 23:14

20 Apr 2008, 03:28 #3

Zevi was finally going to work on Kat's stats. She was a killer when it comes to strength but the tempered seeker was fairly slow at dodging. Zevi lead the large beast to the gyms to train her. Zevi's normal blue hoodie had been discared for a black T-shirt with little blue stars dotting it. She was still wearing a pair of baggy jeans, they dragged the ground as normal. Her black converse were hardly seen under the extra of her long pants. It didn't matter, she wasn't the one who would get hot and sweaty.

Kat trotted behind her, attempting to paw at the amulet hanging around her neck. She lothed it more than she lothed the girl infront of her. She didn't hate Zevi, she didn't like having to submit to her as she always did. Not that seekers where capable of that kind of thought, if they were she would have thought it.

They had finally entered the room to find another person in there already. The gallor with the girl was amazingly beautiful. His white and red pelt stunned Zevi. Zevi waved as they passed her, she was going to put the seeker in the cage.

Kat entered the cage with little fear, whatever it was, she would eat it. When Zevi flipped the switch to turn it on, the baseballs flew out slowly. Kat just looked at the first few that hit her then got aggitated and ate one. She must have decided that they didn't taste good and leapt out of the way for the next few. Zevi tried to swollow a giggle but couldn't.

There's someone in my head but it's not me.
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Imperfection
Lower Class
Imperfection
Lower Class
Joined: 01 Jan 2008, 03:45

20 Apr 2008, 03:36 #4

Imp stopped and waved to Zevi, smiling, before sprinting around the gym again. Sin put a little more effort into it, finally accepting that if he didn't at least try they'd be here for hours, and really, he didn't have time for that.

Strides lengthening, lean body swerving, spots clashing against eachother, making his feathers and fur an amazing illusion. Imp was already beginning to sweat; she sprinted faster, faster, till she was at her extent, and continued at that speed for quite a while.

After fifteen minutes of intense running, Imp stopped, praising Sin. "Goog boy, Sin, good boy," she said between puffs. Sin ignored her and began to wander to the side, but a sharp tug at his leadrope ensured that he knew that was not what was wanted.

Aster a drink was taken from both of them, Imp straightened up, grabbed Sin's leadrope and continued running around the gym. Sure, it was a rather perilous, especially when the room was the size of a small football pitch.
i tried to do whats right; when did you turn to ice?
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Volos
Upper Class
Volos
Upper Class
Joined: 01 Jan 2008, 23:14

20 Apr 2008, 03:50 #5

Zevi watched the pair race around the track, maybe she should have done that with Kat. Kat was fast enought, seekers were supposted to be the fastest things around. She giggled as the aggitated seeker threw one of the baseballs out of the room then, following it, stormed out. Maybe Zevi would run with her. She took off after the other pair as they began running again. She wasn't going to say anything to them, not yet anyways.

Kat took off after her owner, who lead her through a series of weave polls which she was dodging. Zevi was attempting to keep ahead of the dark beast but that didn't really work. Kat sauntered ahead of her and Zevi could swear that she grinned at her, maybe just a trick of the light?

Panting at a comfortable speed, Kat jogged at twice Zevi's full running speed. The weave polls vaulted off of her body like they were a north and she were a south magnet. The rhymick thump felt good to her and she purred happily.

((Epic Fail))

There's someone in my head but it's not me.
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Imperfection
Lower Class
Imperfection
Lower Class
Joined: 01 Jan 2008, 03:45

20 Apr 2008, 04:03 #6

After the warm up, Imp tied Sin's lead rope up and went to the store cupboard and began rummaging through it. After roughly five minutes, she returned, carrying a swarm of white poles, complete with stands. Sin sighed inwardly.

She set them out, a body-length away from the next one. When she was finished, a corner of the gym was covered in white poles, looking rather like a forest. Untying Sin, she walked him through the poles, slowly and gracefully going past each one first. Sin just walked through them, knocking the occasional one over.

After setting up the poles Sin had knocked over, she went through them again at a leisurely trot, and Sin followed, this time knocking over only three poles. She tied sin up again, and changed the poles around, making them closer together, denser, and harder to get through.

This time, she went through with Sin at a sprint, dodging pole after pole, going increasingly faster.. and faster.. and faster.
i tried to do whats right; when did you turn to ice?
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Volos
Upper Class
Volos
Upper Class
Joined: 01 Jan 2008, 23:14

20 Apr 2008, 04:15 #7

Zevi watched the other girl train, she was better than Zevi at this, much better. Zevi moved the poles closer and put them in a more complicated pattern. Kat knocked a lot of them over until Zevi did it herself. After running the pattern a few times alone, Zevi was joined by Kat. They dodged the polls with a little bit of ease. Zevi kind of felt like she was getting more of a workout then Kat but she had been putting on a few pounds the last few weeks of relaxing.

Kat made the weaving look effortless until Zevi made the spaces about two feet wide. The large creature could barely make it through and knocked several down. After a few annoyed growls, Zevi made the space about three inches bigger. Kat made it through a bit easier until she got almost to her top speeds, which she knocked most of them over. She slowed down and worked up but slower this time.

Zevi was amazed at the seeker's adjusting her speeds to work on her accuracy. She decided they had enough and called her to a stop with the amulet. They drank some water and went back to the baseball cage. Zevi knew Kat hated it but it took less effort on her part.

There's someone in my head but it's not me.
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Imperfection
Lower Class
Imperfection
Lower Class
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20 Apr 2008, 05:01 #8

Imp, satisfied with their pole work (for now - you just wait), brought out a large tub from her bag. Inside, she had a stir-fry for her and Sin; yes, for them both. It was made with large quantities of steamed brown rice, smoked beef and pork, vegetables and onion. "Hey, do you want some stir-fry?" she called out to the girl with the seeker. After eating their share, she laid it on the bench with a call of "Its over here if you want it," and led Sin toward the cage.

Sin was not pleased with this. A cage? Why would she want to put him in a cage? After much pushing and tugging, Imp got a very disgruntled Sin inside and closed the cage door before he escaped. Imp started the machine, and baseballs shot slowly out at first, gradually increasing speed.

Even though her intelligent gallor knew 'dodge', she did not want to call it out, for that was the whole point of the regime; to become more graceful and surefooted in battle. At first, three hit Sin smack-0dab in the forehead, before he got disgruntled and started dodging them.
i tried to do whats right; when did you turn to ice?
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Imperfection
Lower Class
Imperfection
Lower Class
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20 Apr 2008, 07:42 #9

The machine gradually got faster and faster, throwing balls in billions of directions at once. Sin was utterly bewildered now, jumping this was and that, lean body twisting and turning to avoid the hard-hitting baseballs.

Imp lowered the 'level' on the machine and the flow of balls eased up a little. Sin was rather grateful for this, and dodged the balls with more swerving, circular movements, until he ha developed a pattern.

It had taken Imp so long to get him in there that she wasn't going to get him out anytime soon. She kept adjusting the levels, from slow to fast to medium to fast again, and this was agitating Sin so much he did better and better in hope to get out of there.

Img fell over laughing when a ball slammed him between the ears, making the gallor fluff up his feathers so he looked like a candycane puffball.
i tried to do whats right; when did you turn to ice?
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Imperfection
Lower Class
Imperfection
Lower Class
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20 Apr 2008, 07:53 #10

(NOT TO SELF - LEVEL UP LAST POST, LEVEL 33)

Imp, taking mercy of the gallor, grabbed his leadrope and opened the door. Before she could clip it onto his headcollar, the gallor had leapt over her and ran to the other side of the hall, still fluffed up. Imp laughed so hard she nearly chocked, and went to retrieve her gorgeous gallor.

Once Imp had calmed Sin into changing from his fluffball state back into a regular gallor, she dived into her back and retrieved a soft-disc shooter (you know those things that look like bright green plastic guns and shoot out soft foam discs? Yeah, them.) and shot one. It went roughly four meters, but made Sin dodge just the same.

She continued shooting the discs at him, enjoying watching him frenzied expression when one got too close for comfort. When he had had enough of the neon colourful things that were trying to assasinate him, he squashed and tore the neared one to pieces, then sat on it for good measure.
i tried to do whats right; when did you turn to ice?
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Imperfection
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Lower Class
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21 Apr 2008, 07:05 #11

Imp blinked. Apparently, the soft foam discs weren't wanted by Sin anymore (were they ever?) and so she decided to move on. The problem was.. how? They had pole-weaved, dodged balls and discs... How could she get Sin to move 'gracefully'?

Imp suddenly had a flash of inspiration. Sin was a gallor.. an arrogant male one, at that. And of course, arrogant male gallors love showing off for pretty female gallors. And so, if you're creative, you can see what Imp's idea was.

The only problem now was.. she needed a female gallor. Of course, she had a Encanto, but - oh yes, her dear Myinka! Myinka may not be full gallor, but she was half at least, and she had her mothers beauty. Imp commanded Sin to 'sit and stay!' before tying him up and dashing out of the gym.
i tried to do whats right; when did you turn to ice?
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Imperfection
Lower Class
Imperfection
Lower Class
Joined: 01 Jan 2008, 03:45

26 Apr 2008, 06:37 #12

About three seconds later, though, Imp came dashing straight back in again, breathless. "Sin.. we... have to go.. I totally.. forgot.." she managed between gasps, lunging at Sins leadrope and grabbing it.

Sin had no intentions of moving, however. He had dug his sharp talons in the polished floor and looked at Imp with disdain. "Sin. Come, now, you lazy buttwipe," she said impatiently, tugging hard on his leadrope. Sin stood up, heaved a great sigh, and followed.

"Seeya," she called to Zevi, waving, and ran out of the gym, Sin trotting at her heels.
i tried to do whats right; when did you turn to ice?
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Jack
Wealthy Beyond Wildest Dreams
Jack
Wealthy Beyond Wildest Dreams
Joined: 04 Feb 2008, 16:24

05 Oct 2008, 19:49 #13


Name: Kro
Gender: Male
Age: Adult
Species: Thundergug
Breed: Greyscale
Stats
Level: 56
Loyalty: 69
Stamina: 20
Strength: 16
Resistance: 9
Dexterity: 5
Mentality: 2
Special Abilities: Hardy, Intimidation, Physical Resistance, Empathetic Link
Moves: Horn Strike, Thunder, Charge, Roar, Rend, Headbutt, Kick, Bash, Dodge
Knows
Name (1)
Come (1)
Stay (1)
No (1)
Follow (1)
Move (1)
Carry load (2)
Pull Buggy (2)
Carry Rider (2)
Go (1)
Stop (1)
"Back" (1)
Turn Right/left (1)
Faster/slow down (1)
Ground Tie (2)
Roar (3)
Rend (3)
Headbutt (3)
Kick (2)
Thunder (4)
Bash (3)
Dodge (4)
He had to admit, he was rather intimidated by this place. Not that many people had used the Gym, to his knowledge, maybe it was just too advanced for Kro and him just now... But still, he had to start working! Kro just needed some help, he was too slow for the young man's taste right now. So, after doing a bit of thinking, they'd finally come to the Gym. And oh, there was a lot of work to do...

Glancing around, getting Kro to calm down just a bit, he found the thing that shot balls out of it. Well, maybe that would work... Why? Kro asked, when Obsidion asked him to go stand in front of it. Chuckling, he nodded toward the big Gug, Because you're too slow you big box. You need to learn to move a bit quicker.

Kro snorted, but at least he stood in front of the machine. Now, how was the young man supposed to turn it on? Oh yeah, On/Off switch.... Coughing a little and glancing around to make sure no one else had seen that, Obsidion flicked the switch. Now, start dodging when you see a ball coming at you! he told Kro firmly, watching as the first shot toward the big Gug. Trumpeting a little in alarm, Kro leaned to the side, trying to escape it. Obsidion smacked his forehead, that was not how to do it...

(Obsidion: 245 9/10)
(Kro: 56 5/5; +1; 69 5/5; +2)

Fortune sides with him who dares.
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Jack
Wealthy Beyond Wildest Dreams
Jack
Wealthy Beyond Wildest Dreams
Joined: 04 Feb 2008, 16:24

05 Oct 2008, 19:54 #14

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You actually have to move your feet you know, the young man finally muttered, glaring at the Thundergug. Not worth it, was the retort. Obsidion sighed and glanced around, really glad no one else was here. If he couldn't get his own Thundergug to listen to him, then what good was it?

Okay, start moving around or I'll start running after you with a very sharp, pointy stick... Obsidion threatened, glaring again. Kro snorted and finally lifted a foot as another ball came sailing at him. The young man grunted, at least he'd moved a leg, but it really wasn't what he'd had in mind. This was going to be a chore, and he really wanted Kro to speed up. He actually wanted the Gug to rival Ferris in speed, if at all possible.

Right, well, we're going to be here for awhile if you're going to just do that, Obsidion pointed out, nodding toward him threateningly.

(Obsidion: 245 10/10; +1)
(Kro: 57 1/5; 71 1/5)

Fortune sides with him who dares.
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Jack
Wealthy Beyond Wildest Dreams
Jack
Wealthy Beyond Wildest Dreams
Joined: 04 Feb 2008, 16:24

05 Oct 2008, 20:04 #15

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NO! Kro bellowed, stomping at that. The young man snorted, face to face with the angry Gug. Well, if you'd actually do what I ask, then we won't have to stay here too long, he calmy pointed out, eyes sparkling a bit. He wasn't entirely torturing him, but it was so fun...

Glaring at each other for a bit, Kro finally backed down. Fine... he muttered, grumbling a little to himself as he eyed the thing that ket shooting stuff at him. Good boy, now, starting dodging! Obsidion said with a grin, flicking the machine on once again.

Almost immediately a ball went sailing toward the Gug. In a great display, Kro shuffled to the side, almost tripping and falling. He snorted, fine, the Human wanted him to die, apparantly. Why else would they be here, doing all of this? And his little Kitty might get hurt!

(Obsidion: 246 1/10)
(Kro: 57 2/5; 71 2/5)

Fortune sides with him who dares.
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