mizal, The Grandmaster Procrastinator

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12/8/2022 6:57 AM

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Duel Stats

1 win / 6 losses


Lauded Sage Exemplar


Behold my profile.
There's, uh, nothing here right now. Someday I should probably find a balance between the old text wall, and...this. (she drew my avatar you know!)

Trophies Earned

Earning 100 Points Earning 500 Points Earning 1,000 Points Earning 2,000 Points Earning 5,000 Points Thorough and consistent writing workshop contributions / excellent commenting. Having 1 Storygame(s) Featured Posting 19448 Forum Posts Given by BerkaZerka on 11/10/2017 - Forum and Site Contributions Not Unnoticed Given by EndMaster on 11/30/2017 - It's everything you've always wanted! Given by Gower on 03/24/2021 - "I never want to see anyone, and I never want to go anywhere or do anything.  I just want to write." - P.G. Wodehouse Given by JJJ-thebanisher on 08/14/2019 - For excellent writing, keeping the site together and generally being an excellent presence Given by Killa_Robot on 08/15/2019 - For being a net positive to the site, even while helping idiots Given by madglee on 02/16/2022 - For all your contributions to CYS Given by MadHattersDaughter on 03/11/2021 - To my BFF and our hardest working admin. Sorry about, well, you know. . . Given by mizal on 08/15/2019 - MUHAHAHAHAHA! *strokes fluffy white cat* I always knew this day would come. Given by ninjapitka on 10/22/2022 - Truly a dead site without you Given by Will11 on 01/14/2018 - For Inseperable and your other great stories


You harvest in the Arena. Every machine needs a function, and that is yours. Written for the Tiny 'Topia challenge.

A Stack of Cats
You are a man on a mission. The cats, they must be stacked.

A puzzling math and logic game I made just to put some of the scripting practice I've been doing to use. Have fun and please let me know if you encounter any bugs.

Should be solvable by middle schoolers, or those with same basic level of intelligence as a middle schooler.

Agent of Order
Orbiting a barren planetoid in a system full of nothing just past the edge of the frontier, The Last Outpost is just another refueling station. Strategically important, true, but on a routine stop you never expected to spend longer than a couple hours there, let alone a couple of days fighting for your life...

There are five epilogues, but some may be difficult to discover. Note that actions have consequences, but not always immediate ones. (And if you just need an End Game link, go play around with the probe.)

Facts About the Planet and the Solar System
A compilation of some little known facts about the solar system, as well as the debunking of a few myths.

In addition to the scientific explanations, there's a small story dramatizing it all.

Hopefully young readers will find this fun as well as educational. :)

(Might not be the greatest story ever written, but consider this: it got me 200 points.)

Featured Story Inseparable
It doesn't matter what they say...

Love is for the Birds
...and the squirrels. Sort of.

Written in six hours, for no other reason than to avoid consignment to the SHAME pit after my other Romance contest entry didn't want to cooperate.

Now You Gotta Deal With This S***

A tale told in verse. A text from your sister requesting a pick up from a party leads to a night of strangeness.

Inspired by Bucky's ballad contest. Though...I wouldn't call this a ballad. I'm not sure what I'd call it, actually, other than exceedingly stupid, and fun to write.

(Don't pay any attention to the scores, they're just for me to track which endings reviewers get.)

Read My Stories or Die!












Silver Horn, Silver Hooves
When the weather is fine, you've been coming to this grove to drink from the pool for centuries now. Today, you meet a stranger and hear a story that changes all that...

A fairy tale adventure.

Another Damn Wolf Story
I have no idea why I wrote this. All I can say in my defense is that it seemed like a good idea at the ti--wait no that's a lie, I said, repeatedly that this was stupid and shameful every time I mentioned working on it.

The truth is I needed to publish something before the end of the year and there is CLEARLY a burning need for wolf stories in the psyche of children using the internet. But then they write them badly, or make their wolves behave like clans of cats. So here is a simple straightfoward story of a young wolf leaving his pack in search of a better life. Maybe no one will ever feel the need to write another one now, or if nothing else maybe this will give them ideas for how to do it in slightly more minimum-standards-meeting ways.

Final conclusion however is that writing about some dumb animal with no agency is not something I'd recommend.

Character Creator
If you don't know what this is for, then it isn't for you.

Don't Get Date Raped!
A short, educational piece. Please remain sensitive and respectful in the comment section. (I'd hate to have to report you to an admin for bullying me.)

(DO NOT READ if you're at all easily offended or lacking in a sense of humor. There's nothing graphic at all in here, but seriously, I still cannot stress it enough, this story is not for you.)

WOWSERS! Triggers ahead!

Dedicated to the good people of COG.

Articles Written

A List of Storygames for People Who Like to Read
A list of storygames with substantial effort put in, all written in the last couple of years and sorely in need of ratings and reviews.

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A modernized guide to the forums. The path to internet popularity and happiness, and a few CYS specific do's and don'ts.

Recent Posts

Escape the Dark Sector 2 - Team Gamma on 12/8/2022 5:16:05 AM
Can't believe Taloch is still hanging in there lol. Going over the big picture of how things have played out, Gamma team was pretty much locked in to win from getting that shortcut in the very first encounter, and the luck they had after that--and up against a team with only two crew members, and another that hit a bunch of fights in a row. I solely give credit to Corgi for equalizing things and making them this interesting at the very end.

Escape the Dark Sector 2 - Team Delta on 12/8/2022 5:05:36 AM
Delta genuinely might pull off a win. The game is incredibly lethal even with a full team, but having a third person delivering attacks and soaking damage can be taken makes a huge difference in the final section.

Escape the Dark Sector 2 - Team Alpha on 12/7/2022 11:20:47 PM
Fuck. Abbot will just use his fists, his Combat Protocol, whatever it is the Chrono Rig does if that's usuable in combat, and pure testosterone.

Escape the Dark Sector 2 - Team Alpha on 12/7/2022 8:25:25 PM
How much did Cook lose? Abbot glances over the carnage and down at his gore streaked clothes with disgust. "Man, first thing I'm doing when I get out of here is taking a hot space shower." The skull of a still twitching insect makes a pretty satisfying crunch underfoot as he takes point and leads the way out.

Escape the Dark Sector 2 - Team Alpha on 12/7/2022 6:11:55 PM
"Roaches, why did it have to be roaches..." Abbot will take up a good position with his back to the wall, and call over the medical drone to apply some protective bandaids while he waits to start smashing.

Escape the Dark Sector 2 - Team Alpha on 12/7/2022 5:17:07 PM
"Damn. That creepy sex bot's really blown a fuse. Glad it left before it did any real damage." Abbot stops and peers nervously into the room, then steps back with relief. "Oh thank God, I was afraid there'd be some kind of alien orgy going on in here. Looks like some weird alien shit I'd rather not mess with either way, but at least this way we save our sanity, and ammo." Unless Cook REALLY wants to go through the portal (and we knows he does like to enter the occasional alien hole when it's for a good cause) Abbot will take point again and continue on.

Escape the Dark Sector 2 - Team Gamma on 12/7/2022 4:58:49 PM
Gamma got a shortcut placing them ahead of everyone else, hacked a terminal full of loot, got a positive mutation, and then the only negative thing was followed immediately by a chance to fix it and heal everyone too. But where are they now? There's something really strange going on with K-100, she doesn't attract just time rifts but terrible fates to everyone around her. ...or maybe that's Taloch, who can say.

Escape the Dark Sector 2: THE REVENGE (Sign up) on 12/7/2022 4:34:55 PM
Malfunctioning woman-bots just can't control their emotions, we understand. Poor K-100 can't even make up her mind whether she's angry, afraid, or aroused in any given encounter.

Escape the Dark Sector 2: THE REVENGE (Sign up) on 12/7/2022 4:15:35 PM
Title change to "THARA'S REVENGE" imo.

Escape the Dark Sector 2 - Team Alpha on 12/7/2022 4:00:10 PM
"Imagine something as crazy as that happening, even here," Abbot chuckles good naturedly. He hands over the cannon and the Nutri Pill, then uses the pain pills for himself before tugging on the Chrono-Rig. "Ahhh, haven't used one of these since training at the Academy. They've gotten fancier...and heavier. All the better to bust a crazed robo-skank in the face with I guess." Abbot and Cook should both be at 9hp now. I assume I can just trust End to use the Chrono-Rig and the close combat reroll as effectively as possibly as Abbot takes point. Since I'm still not reading the rules. (It's so hard not to type Abbot and Costello...)