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Complex: (kəm-plěks', kŏm'plěks') adj. 1) Consisting of interconnected or interwoven parts; composite. 2) Involved or intricate, as in structure; complicated.

Action: (āk'shən)  n.  1) The state or process of acting or doing. 2) Something done or accomplished; a deed. 3) A movement or a series of movements, as of an actor. 4) Behavior or conduct. Often used in the plural. 5) The series of events and episodes that form the plot of a story or play.

Complex Action: n. A commonly-used term in roleplaying games to define an action that takes the majority of a turn within a round of play or combat, often involving the majority of the character’s attention. was originally conceived by Talthos as a place to collect his writings, poetry, and musings in one place for people to read, enjoy, and share. However, like all good intentions and dreams, it was taking him longer than he wished and sat dormant for some time.

In 2008, he teamed up with Silkspinner for some online forum-based roleplay, moderating a number of games together. An accomplished artist herself, she quickly became of a fan of Talthos’ writing style and offered her skills to compliment his. Thus, in early 2009 they decided to go into the web-comic business, but were unsure where to begin. Inspired by many great existing comics online, they considered a few options from his work and her artistic style and came upon two distinct choices: a satirical comic for gaming of all types, and a more serious, story-based comic called Ars Matris. satirizes, parodies, and pokes fun at MMORPGs, console gaming, table-top roleplaying, strategy gaming, board and card gaming, as well as books and movies. The content in the comic is derived from the experiences the creators and others have experienced in these types of games. It is not the intention of to plagiarize from, vilify, defame, or libel the producers of these games and media.

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