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IT'S A BOY! ...erm... GAMER!

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Artix is officially a Father-adin O_O 

Introducing the newest member of our video gaming community... Ash! ...Aidan! ...maybe Valen? We have not officially chosen his name yet. He was born in the bathroom tub of Castle Krieger at 5:39am on August 14, 2014. (For those of you doing the math- exactly 9 months and 2 weeks after the wedding.) The cute little undead slayer weighs in at 6 pounds 9 ounces and has WAY awesome hair. So. Much. Hair. He is healthy so we suspect all crying is due to his confusion over why he has been in this world several hours but not played any video games yet. I had the honor of catching the baby. Bringing it above water and watching him immediately take his first breath and spring into full life was a moment none of my words can explain. The midwife was amazing and the entire home birth went off without a hitch. Trinni and I are both anxious for the day you get to battle the evil undead alongside this little guy! --and grateful that he is going to be raised with you in his world.

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  • Warlic & Rika knitted the little guy a Artix Entertainment Logo blanket
  • Drew Drechsel sent a text message: "Let the ninja training begin! <3" (READY!)
  • Stryche reported that lightning struck exploding a power box down the street at roughly the time the child was born.
  • Cysero sent me this photo of a rainbow that he took with his phone - it was over Castle Krieger after the storm had ended and the baby was born.
  • Rorath drew baby fan art! OMG! ADORABLE!!!
  • Zazul says, "Now this release is live and kicking! ...and a real scream."
  • Castle Krieger (what everyone jokingly call my home because it is full of armor and swords and has a moat) is now full of baby things.
  • Daimyo now sits outside the baby's room, vigilantly standing guard.

 

P.S. I was shocked to find out that whole Stork thing was a lie... the baby was actually in Trinni's belly the whole time! ...and here I thought it was just all that ice cream she had been eating during the 9 months since the battle wedding.
P.P.S. Thank you for allowing me to share the most important moment in my life with you.

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thewarden
thewarden: aw congrats man:) You will make a great father xd
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Saarada
Saarada: Awww... Congratulations. Another Undead slayer is never too much. I wish all that is good to your family. :D
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Esheraz
Esheraz: CONGRATULATIONS YOU DARN PALADIN! :D
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Artix
Artix: *Mega High Five!*
Tenzan
Tenzan: Did Trinni eat the baby before it was born?
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Menirz
Menirz: That would explain how it got in her belly!
Joegreenbeen
Joegreenbeen: No! That is nasty!! It obviously fell into a portal.XD
Valen
Valen: Maybe Cisero had something to do with it... After all those weird experiments, wouldn't surprise me.
Gjappy
Gjappy: Congratulations and my angel blessings!!
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Cysero
Cysero: Welcome to the world, kid!
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BloodWynne
BloodWynne: Congratulations Artix and Trinni! <3 What an epic way to welcome the newest undead slayer to the world! BATTLEON Lil Guy! <3
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San Robin
San Robin: Congratulations to you and Trinni :D and now to hope his first words will be "Battle on!"
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Artix
Artix: We will definitely work on this!
Mr.Butter
Mr.Butter: Congratz you Father-adin! :D
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Relaxbleu
Relaxbleu: Lovely baby grats artix with your son why not call him artix junior ;-) but serios i love the names why not all 3 xoxo me and a lot of luck with training him and raising him up as a paladin or undeadslayer :-*
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Artix
Artix: I seriously considered naming him "Atrix" at one point. The spelling of that was not a typo. I thought it would break peoples brains.
KJinx101
KJinx101: Atrix would be an awesome name
Dr.SawBones
Dr.SawBones: mehehehehe, Atrix,.... that would break peoples minds..... great name more or less
Valen
Valen: Just don't name him Vordred, we don't want another father/son rivalry eh?
Joegreenbeen
Joegreenbeen: Better let the wife name this one. XD
Aqua_Waterheart
Aqua_Waterheart: Dear Artix, As good as I know you, I know you will be a great father. although, Trini will have fun raising you 2 (as young minded you are, I know you will want to do crazy things with that kid that nobody will ever forget). That boy will become a fine boy later, with 2 parents that love him, you are a good father figure, and an amusing person. Never forget the little things in life (I mean don't forget the kid when you find something delicious, he likes sharing too!) All the luck in the world Battle-On my friend, and I hope to speak you later again!
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Artix
Artix: Haha! TRUE! You are so very wise my friend.
Shadowvamp
Shadowvamp: Be careful you don't up set him or instead of toys he will throw dragon spears of a thousand spirit orbs!!!
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Bishop512
Bishop512: A beautiful Baby Paladin... Make sure to tell us the name!
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Bishop512
Bishop512: Will there be a new character or maybe a Baby Paladin armor to celebrate?
Valen
Valen: Just imagine if instead of a new character, Artix was present in battleon with the lil guy in his arms and that "The hell am I supposed to do?!" face he tends to do every now and then... Now THAT would be hilarious.
Voodoo
Voodoo: Adam, I've been a loyal player of your games for the past nine years. At this point, I almost feel like you're part of my family. So this announcement makes me overjoyed. I wish you, and your new born baby boy all the best. *sob*
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Artix
Artix: Likewise, and sincerely, thank you.
Headmancer Theron
Headmancer Theron: Congratulations, Adam! :D Best get some Blinding Diapers of Destiny next time you're near a store. And don't let him suck on the femurs of the undead he slays.
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Artix
Artix: LOL!!! Blinding Diapers of Destiny!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! We need to do something that that.
Primerose05
Primerose05: LOL yea your gonna have to pressure those store people to make those... er, business people U_U
Exodusman
Exodusman: Congratulations! Just make sure he doesn't get into the weapons too soon!
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CorvusCorax
CorvusCorax: Be sure to equip him with Onesie Armor +5 and Doom Diapers! And congrats! :D
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The Fall Guy
The Fall Guy: A Paladin, running a game company, have a wife. And now, a father. Congratulation Adam :D
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lop997
lop997: Congratz you two I wish all good :D
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kabimarta1
kabimarta1: Congrats, Artix! I sure hope you're able to take good care of your little boy. =D
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Rothien
Rothien: Congratulations!
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Rickyb20
Rickyb20: Congratulations, and god bless. <3
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Hold
Hold: Welcome to the world, Kid!
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Chrono Nexus
Chrono Nexus: Congtatz Father-adin
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Isis
Isis : This is pretty awesome and like the greatest blessing anyone could have. As my mom once told me, I hope the kid is just like his parents x10, cause that's just how it works.... :D Have fun and stuff. :)
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Xellos
Xellos: He must choose the potato way of life!
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maniza
maniza: a big congratz to you both <3 and i hope i will play alog site you new paladin some day <3 with of without undead soul dripping of my sword.<3 XD hope for the best and a LOT for story telling for that littel pladain and (bithday releas in the dif game XD ps you i may be a Little tipsy wirting this but still you get the point) pps make a BABY acc to that boy in AQW that would be a REAL stand alon cc XD <3
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Ordovic
Ordovic: i think you want to say *story arc*
Cheddar
Cheddar: Congratulations, Adam! I am sure you will be just as good a father as you are a paladin and game developer!
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luna soulfire
luna soulfire: Please make a baby Paladin battle pet. that would be simply awesome. lol
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luna soulfire
luna soulfire: also, Adam congrats.
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Lithquesse
Lithquesse: Wow! He's gorgeous- congratulations to you both! I sew baby bibs and if little Unknown User would like one, let me know!
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THEUNICORN
THEUNICORN: when your baby boy grows up and plays games instead of doing work
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THEUNICORN
THEUNICORN: is it considered playing or working
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Ellonnah
Ellonnah: Oh, congratulations, he is so handsome! And I love the story of his birth! I was hospitalized for my son because he was premature, but it was completely natural and beautiful. He was happy and healthy and I loved it. I hope Trinni did as well. :) And what a head of hair! Mylze lost his and is struggling to regrow it! Congratulations again, he is such a treasure. Good luck to your amazing family on the adventures to come. Good and bad, it is all so worth it. Much love, always. <3
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YamiKakyuu
YamiKakyuu: It's the best quest you'll ever do! Welcome to the club!
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JcsHillgirl22
JcsHillgirl22: CONGRATULATIONS PALADIN! A new Champion of Darkness has been risen!
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Cybermccloud
Cybermccloud: How to train your baby....hmmm....
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GPBoy08
GPBoy08: Congrats man! We all wish you best of luck for your new evil slayer! When does sword training begin I wonder?
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Buny
Buny: Aww this is so touching congrats Artix C:
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tommypower
tommypower: congrats artix we all hope the best for u maybe u will have the best undead slayer partner
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TheOriginalFive
TheOriginalFive: Congrats on your son! Now you can pass on the fine tradition of irony and paladin-ness.
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NovaDraconis
NovaDraconis: You should totally name him Ash! He's so aderpable! And my gawsh, does he have a lot of hair! o.o Congratz to you and Trinni!
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NovaDraconis
NovaDraconis: New character creation successful!
T0x1c-K1lla
T0x1c-K1lla : Wow congrats Artix you'll make and amazing father
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Thincat6
Thincat6: Congrats! Just make sure he doesn't hit you with his Blinding Rattle of Destiny! :)
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Bronx-aqw-5
Bronx-aqw-5: Artix, you should release one new NPC called "Diaper Paladin" & one adorable "Diaper Artix Pet" for all the players so no one will forget that "Cutie new born Baby" :)
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XxAVENGERxXXX
XxAVENGERxXXX: So adorable
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Zhing
Zhing: CONGRATZ!!!! Wow!! What an adorable son!!! So many congratulations!!
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RavenRose
RavenRose: Aww! He's so cute! <3 You're going to be an awesome Father-adin
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RavenRose
RavenRose: Wait--you're house has a moat?!
The Real dragonman66(from the forums)
The Real dragonman66(from the forums): Congratulations Artix and Trinni! And welcome to the world little baby :)!
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TitanSlayerSasha
TitanSlayerSasha: You should turn this into some kind of event! Anyways,he is soooo cute!!! *fangirl squeal*
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Arcane
Arcane : Congrats, I was jumping up and down when I heard this news, and it looks like Daimyo has a new friend, so congratulations and Battle On on both fronts.
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TitanSlayerSasha
TitanSlayerSasha: :O
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Ordovic
Ordovic: i wonde how the kid will react once he's concious enough to realize how famous he and his familly actually are. (and how all those things actually happened during his birth O_O... it must be a signal i know ¬_¬)
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Inanitas
Inanitas: He now needs a Blinding (Night) Light of Destiny!
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DerpSonic
DerpSonic: Many many many MANY congratulations to you both! Welcome to the community, *insert name here*! By the way, that Logo Blanket is EPIC! Looks comfy too.
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Shikamaru
Shikamaru: OMG congrats adamn.. Im so happy..and I have battled along side you since the beggning of lore.. And now your son has joined us, and btw name him Shah it means king :o and cuz that's my name lol.. Alright take good care of him!!!!! BATTLE ON!!!!!!
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Yofiel
Yofiel: Congratulations Artix, I Sure it will be a great gamer
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Gingkage
Gingkage: Many, many congratulations.
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gijoe528
gijoe528: Congratulations!!! Be prepared to live with the person you will love the most and be the most annoyed by. My folks told me all about it. They said that the love way outweighs the annoyance though. Live long and prosper paladin jr. and sr.
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Phantom
Phantom: Whoa!Congratulations Artix! Can't wait to hear what you're gonna name him! :) Being a player for the past 7+ years,It brings joy that this family of gamers only gets bigger and bigger! Best wishes. Battle On!..Together. (:
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nice112
nice112: haha congrats lol me might be the youngest developer to join maybe xD
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Fuzzyink
Fuzzyink: CONGRATS! May he live happily with his parents! I feel old :-D
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sushikuts
sushikuts: Dude! AWESOME!!!!!!!!
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Mundes
Mundes: congrats and best of luck raising that little paladin 'big hand shake'
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Jocke
Jocke: Congrats artix hope he be a fine paladin as you
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Treenomic
Treenomic: Congratz Artix! Maybe his toy will be Blinding Rattle of Destiny?
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Bigpepp
Bigpepp: Congratulations :) I look forward to Tempting him to the Dragonslayers Guild In the future ( we do have Undead Dragons as well)
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?????: artix is now an teacher
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TheNecroMaster
TheNecroMaster: Time to get out the mini Balloning light of destiny for him, right guys! P.S. congratulations! P.P.S. Is he to be a Paldin Ninja or Wizard!
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reallysillydude
reallysillydude: WOOHOO! CONGRATULATIONS! I hope that you have a lot of fun times raising him!
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Forum
Forum: Congratulations Artix! The baby is adorable and I hope he's like you when he grows up! (Well no kidding he will be after all he IS the son of adtix). I hope you are having a splendid time with him and you're wife and I wish him a warm welcome into this world........ I wonder if he was born with the blinding light power that you has....BABY PALADIN I could imagine him fighting some undead... LOL but seriously congratulations! be a good father to him, give him Free ac's and membership ;D just kidding, And again I wish him a warm welcome... All of AE (Including the Players) ARE after all family so I guess I could say Welcome to the family!
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Aurae
Aurae: Congrats Artix and Trinni! =D I'm sure he'll grow up to be a fine warrior, just like his father-adin. =] Stork? I'd have thought a dragon would bring a gamer-child. (BTW, how did you guess we'd all be doing the maths? =P)
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Aurae
Aurae: BTW, is there any chance that Warlic and Rika could provide us with a pattern for that blanket please? I want to knit one! =D I vote Ash for the name. =]
Baton
Baton: i wish the baby become strong and pwerful as yuu.What is the baby Name??
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kirito_2008
kirito_2008: Congrats Artix and Trinni! Hope the new paladin will have fun slaying the undead with everyone :D
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KJinx101
KJinx101: A great life ahead. And I think you should cal it Castle von Krieger. CONGRATS THOUGH!!!!!!!!!!!!
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Xamurai
Xamurai: Artix. I seriously SERIOUSLY. Love the name Atrix, Not only is it unique but it would also be directly linked to your lifes work. Not to mention it sounds mega cool. What have you named him? Perhaps Dante? Thats another cool name which hardly any people have.
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Menirz
Menirz: Congrats Artix! He has a good life ahead of him - and if his parents are any indication, the world will be safe from undead for another generation!
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blackcat77
blackcat77: Congratulations I am willing to fight undead with the little pala-ninja.
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Tomix2014
Tomix2014: Congratulations,he will shout Battleon just like you!
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Tomix2014
Tomix2014: Hey Dont forget to tell us the name!
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regret30
regret30: CONGRATS :D MAKE HIM A STRONG PALADIN!!!!
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Defenestrata
Defenestrata: Congratulations, Artix and Trinni!I think I can say this for all of us: you have our best wishes and exclamations of good luck. Be vigilant!
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sushikuts
sushikuts: artix, your now a father.
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Kiboy
Kiboy: Congratulations ! Raise him to be a great paladin with urge to free undead and dont forget about bad puns ! ^^
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Dugar
Dugar: Super Mega Frostvale Congratulations! He'll slay many dragons.
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lightcasterx
lightcasterx: Awww!!! So cute!
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Kenamo
Kenamo: Congratulations! That's amazing! Lots of love and well wishes. <3
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Willoforder
Willoforder: The next gen of the window breaker
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Sakilino
Sakilino: Welcome to the world Paladin noob, it's time for you to start your adventure! Dear parents congratulations! I wish you 3 all the best. And good luck with all that crying and sleepless nights. Muhahaha
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Sakilino
Sakilino: P.S. I am mother of 3 years old girl who spent time before and during pregnancy playing AQW and ED. Crying and sleepless nights were the hardest thing to handle. ;)
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grayfoxrunning
grayfoxrunning: Congratulations to you both as you install into the young Paliden's mind that he has a lifetime of adventures ahead. May God bless you all.
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Arcane
Arcane : Hey Artix, I've already said my congratulations and I don't know if you are taking name suggestions, But for a name I would suggest Jeedaan which means destined in Somali. Because I beleive he is destined for great things.
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Sange
Sange: Wonder if he'll have like a hybrid class. Like, ranger paladin. Like a quincy from Bleach. Congratulations. And you have a legacy to pass down. It'd be awesome if this game series became a family business. Plus, being your son automatically looks awesome on a resume.
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MuhammadAhmed
MuhammadAhmed: Welcome to our world.
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Lucio19
Lucio19: congratulation!! father great paladin ^^
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Lucio19
Lucio19: make a good name father! :D
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dan12345678910
dan12345678910: I saw in the baby things link that you have swords hung on the wall behind the couch so you should move them I know from experience from my baby brother that he will probably climb up the couch and try to grab it so move them or coat them with 9 layers of bubble wrap (nine because it's the number of games you have including battle gems)
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dan12345678910
dan12345678910: Btw congrats
catamiku1234567
catamiku1234567: What will he be?? a pet or NPC?? :))
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Valen
Valen: Congratulations and all that! Maybe he'll be the first paladin able to resist the ultimate "Your shoe is untied." attack! :D
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Joegreenbeen
Joegreenbeen: You've bought him some armor, right? I would be disappointed if you didn't. XD
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Kingmack33
Kingmack33: Congrats Artix Hope your ready to stay up later your going to be in for a couple of very long nights, LOL.
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DeepShift
DeepShift: Congratulations! You've got this. :D
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Primerose05
Primerose05: Congrats for the baby(i didn't even know that was happening) and btw: you have a lot of work to do to teach the baby how to battle undead. Lol :P and *gives Daimyo a treat* Good boy!
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Primerose05
Primerose05: and welcome to the world little man/undead slayer :D
Captain Rhubarb
Captain Rhubarb: Congratulations! And good luck baby proofing your castle! So many.. edges...
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pingpom3
pingpom3: Plot twist: The baby is the champion of cuteness! XD. Seriously though, I wish you best of luck raising your child, and don't tell him your the *DOOMWOOD SPOILER ALERT* Champion of Darkness until he's at least 13.
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Stalagbite
Stalagbite: Congrats Adam
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Alloneword
Alloneword : Three things. 1. It looks like he's already ready to punch the dead in the face.2. He's really cute.
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