Available wherever dope games are sold! Inside the box is an infinity-sided die. Soos I predicted that, like, a year ago. The old boy looks a bit different than he did back in my day. Now we have two grunkles for the price of one! You've been saying dork words for hours. Now, to the forest for the ultimate game! Mabel Grunkle Stan, it starts in a few minutes! The episode ends with Ford asking Dipper not tell anyone about the rift, not even Mabel. Or you could just roll an eight. Having never played anything more complicated than Settlers of Catan, I have a feeling that quite a lot of the references were completely lost on me.
Mabel Gasps Dipper And no. Probabilitor even plays the game starring himself as the antagonist, using older editions to use characters banned from later ones. Rolls dice and the shield disappears Mabel I cast: Giggle Time Bouncy Boots! Honestly, the big - if not the only - problem with this episode is that it wasn't as memorable as it's two predecessors. Stan Eh, is this normal? You wanna play with me, Grunkle Stan? Does it make these kind of standalone stories trickier to come up with? Did you play these types of role playing games as a kid? My brother is a dangerous know-it-all, and the stuff he's messing with is even worse. . We also tried to get details on upcoming episodes, but no dice.
Had you always been a fan and what did he bring to the episode? Stan Simultaneously: Come on, you guys! Rolls a 14 and a shield appears in front of Dipper and Ford Ha! Dipper The rules are simple. He enjoys keeping the mystery in the Mystery Shack. Dipper But, but I can handle it- Ford Ah-ah! It helped us get to know Ford a little better and it gave Dipper and Ford a chance to bond, which they will need in the weeks to come. Just yesterday gravity reversed itself, almost destroying the universe and totally wrecking the whole town! Opens game book First, you roll a 38-sided die to determine the level of each player's statistical analysis poweroid. Ford What did I say about coming down here? Throwing balls at Soos Fireball! I don't think Soos fell down the hole, though. But I can show you something I brought back with me: Dumps out the contents of his bag and opens a box An.
Ford Don't mock our fantastical monetary system! Obviously this time we were poking fun at ourselves. Mabel writing Dear , we've been in for a few months and so much has happened! Mabel To Stan, who comes down the stairs wearing a suit: Hey-hey, look at you! Roll the dice Dipper Yes! Takes the book from Stan Laugh all you want. That's why I have to keep it in this protective cheap plastic case. Dipper and Ford Our quest shall be our sweet reward! Stan Hits Dipper with newspaper No, do take it hard. Shoots a hole through the wall I'm not here to play games! Dipper Actually, after all that, I could use a little mindless fun. Dipper You have no idea. Honestly, if your episode has Weird Al, it's hard to fail it.
The marketing, the complex rules, the long game times, the mathematical aspects, the eccentric game pieces, the seemingly unlimited power given to the player, and the plots that take you to another world are all put under a lens, or through the looking glass. This does not comfort Dipper at all. With Mabel and Stan refusing to play due to it's complicated rules and because the two are focused on the Duck-Tective season finale , Dipper winds up striking up a playing partner in Ford. Ford is initially angry, until he recognizes the die as being from his favorite game and agrees to play immediately. These things are outlawed in 9,000 dimensions. Stan rolls the die and gets the 38, defeating the Impossibeast and winning the game.
Dipper goes to get it, but the ground gives way and he falls into the basement, accidentally freeing the Cycloctopus. Dipper No, it's my favorite fantasy-talking, level-counting, statistics and graph paper-involving game of all time: Holds it up You wanna play it with me? I'm turning into pure math! Dipper Have you come to send us on the quest of a lifetime because we're the smartest players you've ever met? Once Dipper and Ford explain this, Stan and Mabel are able to hold their own against Probabilitor. But the odds of that are-- Stan Takes the die from Mabel and shakes it Hey, long odds are what you want when you're a world class gambler! The Die brings the mascot of Dungeons, Dungeons and More Dungeons to life, a math-themed sorcerer called Probabilitor the Annoying! Maybe I should start obsessing over Wendy again. It was Stan's bickering with Ford that sent Probabilitor out in the first place. All your smarts are no match for dumb luck. Dipper Nods Ford You asked me earlier what I was working on. I've said it before, and I'll say it in probably every other Gravity Falls review until the end of the season - the season finale is going to be dark for the Mystery Twins.
Dipper Runs over to Ford with Great uncle Ford! My work is far too dangerous for a single living soul to spend even one second i- wait! Dipper Laughing You got me! Our faces could melt into jelly. We take this to our graves. I knew the author must be cool, but he's better than I imagined. Grenda, Mabel and Stan Run to the living room, but stop and gasp when they see that Dipper and Ford have laid their game all over it Grenda Ah! That dude is a serious entertainer. Measures the Pines' heads With each brain I eat, I shall increase my enchantelligence. That's why I'm going to eat your brains to gain your intelligence.
Stan, Mabel, and Grenda decide to go on an epic wizard quest to rescue them, equipping some weapons. Grunkle Stan, Mabel, and Grenda, left alone, decide they have no other choice but to go on an epic wizard quest to save Dipper and Ford. An ogre-nado chases Dipper and Ford It is what is sounds like! They gather up weapons and run into the forest with Mabel vowing to get back Dipper, Great Uncle Ford, and possibly that hot elf. Dipper reading Journal 2 Interesting. Four Dungeons, Dungeons, and More Dungeons characters appear.
He also plays by the rules, while choosing a game edition that's to his advantage. It smells like if death could barf. Pouring chips on Stan That's the big twist we've been waiting for!? And they are adorable together! Ford Locks the infinity-sided die away; to Dipper: This'll be here if you ever need it. He rolls the dice Oh, nice! Turns around and opens tunic Oh, no, there isn't! Dipper goes out back and tries to play with , but Gompers ends up chewing on the 38-sided die needed to play the game. Pulls it out and falls backward, dropping the die under the porch on front of a hole Aw, man, my 38-sided die! Great Uncle Ford is now here to stay, and this episode is the first time we really get to see how his character mixes with the core cast. While the tabletop game play does humanize Ford, it also shows just how foolish he can be - he has kept aspects of the supernatural in somewhat flimsy cupboards.
He saved me but, as I feared, the instability of the machine created this: Holds up a transparent sphere with a blob in it an. Blubs Fortresses can't speak, Durland. Voice over Rapping: I flip the cap back, and roll the dice. The sword gets longer Dipper Jumps over an ogre and kills it with the sword Ford Kills the other ogre with a sword Probabilitor No! Dipper Gasps Ford An illusion cast by. Probabilitor The time has come! Walks in Mabel Oh, wow, would you look at that: two people! It is where a passionate brethren of craftsman, bring their dreams to magical reality. Maybe I should start obsessing over again.