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Yet that was enough to crash the site (for some perspective, the monumental October 25, 2011 update “Cascade” had crashed the digital creator’s platform Newgrounds, a wholly separate, well-established site from The story was still unfinished; the updates would still be on their way.The gigapause was, in some ways, a red herring, but the response to its ending showed that, five years into the series’s surreal, madcap run, there was an audience still hanging on every word.As John's friends Rose Lalonde, Dave Strider and Jade Harley join him in the game, they learn that they have unwittingly triggered the destruction of Earth, and that it is their duty to play the game to create a new universe.As they begin to explore the world of Sburb, John and his friends are harassed by a group of twelve internet trolls who have played a version of the game before.The street name carries connotations (like Soho in NYC), and it reflects the sort of person I am, the type of interests I have, etc.

Installing and running the game on his computer triggers a meteor shower to fall on his house in real life, which he survives only by being transported to a planet in another dimension.If he decided not to go that route, it would be easy to explain it away as some random session from Earth like Fedora Freak had.Jade’s final frog is an example that resolved the opposite way.Further contact with the trolls reveals that they are not human at all, but an alien species actually called "trolls".

As the trolls gradually become more important to the story, the narrative shifts to a side story arc exploring the nature of troll society and the specific sequence of events that led to this group to enter the troll version of Sburb.

These early comics were experiments in fan-sourced storytelling: He’d create and monitor forums for character and story suggestions, then fold them into the story.