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'''Thy Dungeonman''' is the only official name given to the protagonist of the [[Thy Dungeonman]] game series, as well as the namesake of the series.  
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'''Collagen Salvemonger III''' (more commonly known as '''Thy Dungeonman''') is the protagonist of the [[Thy Dungeonman]] game series, as well as the namesake of the series.
== Biography ==
== Biography ==
=== Origins ===
=== Origins ===
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According to the 400-page [[Thy Dungeonman Instruction Manual|instruction manual]], Collagen Salvemonger III was the son of a son of a<!-- sic --> salvemonger. He lived under the impression that his mother was a bookstacker, "plain and dimpled, with a sallow face and a disposition like an unremarkable tree". That is, until he was awoken "around two full ticks past night's middle" by his uncle Prevacid, who informed him that a dungeon had been murdered, and that his mother was a dungeonwoman. She kept her past secretive to discourage Collagen from pursuing the dungeon life, and decided that he should only be told the truth if a dungeon is murdered. Prevacid offered Collagen a choice in the form of two pouchels: he could flee and start a new life as a travelling goat-pretender, or he could take up the mantle of thy dungeonman and find out who murdered the dungeon.
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=== Thy Dungeonman ===
[[Image:thydungeonman.png|thumb|right|Thy Dungeonman in the original [[Thy Dungeonman]]]]
[[Image:thydungeonman.png|thumb|right|Thy Dungeonman in the original [[Thy Dungeonman]]]]
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Arguably, Thy Dungeonman first appeared during the [[Strong Bad Email]] [[video games]], though his name is never mentioned. However, the box art at the end of the email is indeed titled "Thy Dungeonman", and the former playable version of the game that was linked to the email definitely mentioned that you are Thy Dungeonman. The first Thy Dungeonman game was short and simple compared to its sequels, and did not expand much on Thy Dungeonman's character, personality, or general surroundings, although there it could be grasped that Thy Dungeonman lives in a [[Wikipedia:Middle Ages|Medieval]] or quasi-medieval world where dungeons, [[Ye Flask|flasks]], [[Wikipedia:Scroll (parchment)|scrolls]], [[Wikipedia:Dagger|daggers]], [[Wiktionary:trinket|trinkets]], [[Wikipedia:Enchanted|enchanted]] [[Wikipedia:Rope|rope]], and even [[Wikipedia:Hunt the Wumpus|Wumpuses]] occupy the land. Later Thy Dungeonman becomes an acquaintance of [[Dennis]], and even gives him a trinket, though Thy Dungeonman finds Dennis boring. Thy Dungeonman did not know what [[Wikipedia:Parapet|parapets]] were until Dennis told him. This knowledge (somehow) allowed Thy Dungeonman to escape thy dungeon.
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Arguably, Thy Dungeonman first appeared during the [[Strong Bad Email]] [[video games]], though his title is never mentioned until the box art is shown at the end of the email. The official game, which is linked to in the email, also mentions that the player is indeed Thy Dungeonman. The first Thy Dungeonman game was short and simple compared to its sequels, and did not expand much on Thy Dungeonman's character, personality, or general surroundings, although there it could be grasped that Thy Dungeonman lives in a [[Wikipedia:Middle Ages|medieval]] or quasi-medieval world where dungeons, [[Ye Flask|flasks]], [[Wikipedia:Scroll (parchment)|scrolls]], [[Wikipedia:Dagger|daggers]], [[Wiktionary:trinket|trinkets]], [[Wikipedia:Enchanted|enchanted]] [[Wikipedia:Rope|rope]], and even [[Wikipedia:Hunt the Wumpus|Wumpuses]] occupy the land. Later Thy Dungeonman becomes an acquaintance of [[Dennis]], and even gives him a trinket, though Thy Dungeonman finds Dennis boring. Thy Dungeonman did not know what [[Wikipedia:Parapet|parapets]] were until Dennis told him. This knowledge (somehow) allowed Thy Dungeonman to escape thy dungeon.
=== Thy Dungeonman II and Peasant's Quest ===
=== Thy Dungeonman II and Peasant's Quest ===
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[[Wikipedia:2004|2004]] was an interesting year for Thy Dungeonman. Not only did [[Videlectrix]] release [[Thy Dungeonman II]], but they also released their innovative mix of graphics and text, [[Peasant's Quest]]. Thy Dungeonman II revealed much more about Thy Dungeonman than its predecessor.  
[[Wikipedia:2004|2004]] was an interesting year for Thy Dungeonman. Not only did [[Videlectrix]] release [[Thy Dungeonman II]], but they also released their innovative mix of graphics and text, [[Peasant's Quest]]. Thy Dungeonman II revealed much more about Thy Dungeonman than its predecessor.  
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In Thy Dungeonman II it is mentioned that Thy Dungeonman, at some time, worked as a custodial knight in the service of [[Minor Thy Dungeonman Characters#Custodial Magistrate Ripberger|Custodial Magistrate Ripberger]]. Thy Dungeonman wears an "apparently very roomy" loin-cheese cloth, where he stores most of the items he collects. Also, in the sequel Thy Dungeonman says his first words, "Gumble-duh. Dumble?", to Magistrate Ripberger. Technically he had "TALKed" to people, but this is the first time where it quoted what he said. He becomes infected with the [[Wikipedia:Bubonic plague|bubonic plague]] by a rat named [[Minor Thy Dungeonman Characters#Percy|Percy]]. However, it was cured by a [[Minor Thy Dungeonman Characters#Saw Doctor|Saw Doctor]]. He uses a mop as a weapon against [[Longrels, Hongrels, and Mongrels]]. He uses very corny one-liners while defending himself from the three types of Ongrels, such as: "A little dead never hurt anybody!", "It's just a little crush!", and "Mop 'til ye drop!"; He admits he is still working on his one-liners, wishes he hadn't bellowed most of them as loudly as he did, and thinks that they don't ring(eth) as triumphantly quite the way he expected. One of the most odd things mentioned about Thy Dungeonman is that the innards of his nose smell like [[Wikipedia:Lamb (food)|mutton]]. [[Minor Thy Dungeonman Characters#The Narrator|The Narrator]] claims Thy Dungeonman was born with a sixth finger shaped like a key, but that it was amputated (though this is probably a sarcastic comment directed at Thy Dungeonman when he tries to open a locked drawer).
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In Thy Dungeonman II it is mentioned that Thy Dungeonman, at some time, worked as a custodial knight in the service of [[Minor Thy Dungeonman Characters#Custodial Magistrate Ripberger|Custodial Magistrate Ripberger]]. Thy Dungeonman wears an "apparently very roomy" loin-cheese cloth, where he stores most of the items he collects. This game also features Thy Dungeonman's first quote, "Gumble-duh. Dumble?", to Magistrate Ripberger. He becomes infected with the [[Wikipedia:Bubonic plague|bubonic plague]] by a rat named [[Minor Thy Dungeonman Characters#Percy|Percy]]. However, it can be cured by a [[Minor Thy Dungeonman Characters#Saw Doctor|Saw Doctor]]. He uses a mop as a weapon against [[Longrels, Hongrels, and Mongrels]]. He uses very corny one-liners while defending himself from the three types of monsters, such as: "A little dead never hurt anybody!", "It's just a little crush!", and "Mop 'til ye drop!". He admits he is still working on his one-liners, wishes he hadn't bellowed most of them as loudly as he did, and thinks that they don't ring(eth) as triumphantly quite the way he expected. One of the most odd things mentioned about Thy Dungeonman is that the innards of his nose smell like [[Wikipedia:Lamb (food)|mutton]]. [[Minor Thy Dungeonman Characters#The Narrator|The narrator]] claims Thy Dungeonman was born with a sixth finger shaped like a key, but that it was amputated (though this is probably a sarcastic comment directed at Thy Dungeonman when he tries to open a locked drawer).
Peasant's Quest also makes mentions of Thy Dungeonman, who was essentially [[Rather Dashing]]'s prototype. Thy Dungeonman was referenced by the line "Who do you think you are, some kind of Thy Dungeonman?" when Rather Dashing tries to "get hay" in a section of [[Peasantry]] that features a pile of hay.
Peasant's Quest also makes mentions of Thy Dungeonman, who was essentially [[Rather Dashing]]'s prototype. Thy Dungeonman was referenced by the line "Who do you think you are, some kind of Thy Dungeonman?" when Rather Dashing tries to "get hay" in a section of [[Peasantry]] that features a pile of hay.
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[[Thy Dungeonman 3]] is the third edition of Thy Dungeonman. Even more is learned about Thy Dungeonman in this game.
[[Thy Dungeonman 3]] is the third edition of Thy Dungeonman. Even more is learned about Thy Dungeonman in this game.
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Thy Dungeonman has been searching for [[Ye Flask]] for his "Thy Whole Dungeonlife", through years of searching and hundreds of dungeons that he has "vanquished". He hates Roman Columns and claims to be an "[[Wikipedia:Ionic order|Ionic]] Dungeonman, through and threau". He finds [[Minor Thy Dungeonman Characters#Annoying Whiner Bird|The annoying whiner bird]]'s morbling and ganching (especially the ganching) to be annoying. He journeys to a village called Westerburg, and he has once been to a place called Wensleydire, where he believes he has seen a paticular Ye Olde Sandwich Shoppe before. Thy Dungeonman also once attended "[[Wikipedia:Middle school|Middle Dungeonschool]]", where he always wanted to [[Wikipedia:Dreadlocks|dread]] his hair. In Thy Dungeonman's world one of the seven days of the week may be called "Today". He stores corn in his ear (most likely a reference to an "ear" of corn). Why he does so, we will never know; however, it does help him befriend the "whiner bird". At the end of the game, Thy Dungeonman gets his own "Thy Dungeonhouse", which he lives in to a "ripe old age". Ye flask becomes his favorite drinking vessel, choosing it over several maidens. He believes that "tis hardly a choice at all".
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Thy Dungeonman has been searching for [[Ye Flask]] for his "whole dungeonlife", through years of searching and hundreds of dungeons that he has "vanquished". He hates Roman Columns and claims to be an "[[Wikipedia:Ionic order|Ionic]] Dungeonman, through and threau". He finds [[Minor Thy Dungeonman Characters#Annoying Whiner Bird|The annoying whiner bird]]'s morbling and ganching (especially the ganching) to be annoying. He journeys to a village called Westerburg, and he has once been to a place called Wensleydire, where he believes he has seen a paticular Ye Olde Sandwich Shoppe before. Thy Dungeonman also once attended "[[Wikipedia:Middle school|Middle Dungeonschool]]", where he always wanted to [[Wikipedia:Dreadlocks|dread]] his hair. In Thy Dungeonman's world one of the seven days of the week may be called "Today". He stores corn in his ear (most likely a reference to an "ear" of corn). Why he does so, we will never know; however, it does help him befriend the "whiner bird". At the end of the game, Thy Dungeonman gets "thy dungeonhouse", which he lives in to a "ripe old age". Ye Flask becomes his favorite drinking vessel, choosing it over several maidens. He believes that "tis hardly a choice at all".
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The fact that Thy Dungeonman receives his very own Thy Dungeonhouse and stays there until old age may suggest that there will only be three games in the Thy Dungeonman series; however, the next game could also be inside his Thy Dungeonhouse, or could be a [[Wikipedia:Prequel|prequel]].
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== Appearance ==
== Appearance ==
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Thy Dungeonman is a Viking/Barbarian-style warrior who (most of the time) is seen either partially or completely shirtless and wears a [[Horned Helmet]], though he does not have a horned helmet in Thy Dungeonman II. He consistently has long hair and a beard. A highly inaccurate cartoon apparently from the 1980s removed his beard. Thy Dungeonman graces the cover of each volume of the Thy Dungeonman games.
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Thy Dungeonman is a Viking/Barbarian-style warrior who is mostly seen either partially or completely shirtless and wearing a [[horned helmet]], though he does not wear this helmet in the box art for Thy Dungeonman II. He is consistently portrayed with long hair and a beard, except for a highly inaccurate Saturday morning cartoon, which removes his beard. Thy Dungeonman graces the cover of each volume of the Thy Dungeonman games, and is also shown through [[ASCII art]] in the first two games.
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Image:thydungeonmanbox.PNG|<center>'''Thy Dungeonman on the cover of [[Thy Dungeonman]]'''
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Image:thydungeonmanbox.PNG|On the cover of [[Thy Dungeonman]]
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Image:thydungeonman2box.PNG|<center>'''Thy Dungeonman on the cover of [[Thy Dungeonman II]]'''
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Image:thydungeonman2box.PNG|On the cover of [[Thy Dungeonman II]]
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Image:Dungeonman 3 cover.PNG|<center>'''Thy Dungeonman on the cover of [[Thy Dungeonman 3]]'''
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Image:Dungeonman 3 cover.PNG|On the cover of [[Thy Dungeonman 3]]
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Image:The Animated Adventures of Thy Dungeonman.PNG|<center>'''Thy Dungeonman in the title card of <i>The Animated Adventures of Thy Dungeonman</i> (as seen in [[web comics]])'''
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Image:The Animated Adventures of Thy Dungeonman.PNG|In the title card of ''The Animated Adventures of Thy Dungeonman'' (as seen in [[web comics]])
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== Filmography ==
== Filmography ==
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*'''Debut''': Email [[video games]]
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*'''Debut:''' Email [[video games]]
*[[Thy Dungeonman]]
*[[Thy Dungeonman]]
*[[Thy Dungeonman II]]
*[[Thy Dungeonman II]]
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*[[Peasant's Quest]] (referenced by the line "Who do you think you are, some kind of Thy Dungeonman?")
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*[[Peasant's Quest]] &mdash; Referenced by the line "Who do you think you are, some kind of Thy Dungeonman?" when [[Rather Dashing]] tries to "get hay".
*[[Thy Dungeonman 3]]
*[[Thy Dungeonman 3]]
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*Email [[web comic]] &mdash; Makes an appearance as a Saturday morning cartoon.
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*Email [[web comic]] &mdash; Makes a brief appearance as a Saturday morning cartoon.
*[[8-Bit is Enough]] &mdash; His sprite appears on the Peasant's Quest copy protection code wheel.
*[[8-Bit is Enough]] &mdash; His sprite appears on the Peasant's Quest copy protection code wheel.
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*[[Punkin Show]] &mdash; As a "punkin".
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*[[Punkin Show]] &mdash; He appears carved into a "punkin".
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Revision as of 20:25, 27 June 2020

This article is about the character. For the game, see Thy Dungeonman.

Collagen Salvemonger III (more commonly known as Thy Dungeonman) is the protagonist of the Thy Dungeonman game series, as well as the namesake of the series.

Contents

Biography

Origins

According to the 400-page instruction manual, Collagen Salvemonger III was the son of a son of a salvemonger. He lived under the impression that his mother was a bookstacker, "plain and dimpled, with a sallow face and a disposition like an unremarkable tree". That is, until he was awoken "around two full ticks past night's middle" by his uncle Prevacid, who informed him that a dungeon had been murdered, and that his mother was a dungeonwoman. She kept her past secretive to discourage Collagen from pursuing the dungeon life, and decided that he should only be told the truth if a dungeon is murdered. Prevacid offered Collagen a choice in the form of two pouchels: he could flee and start a new life as a travelling goat-pretender, or he could take up the mantle of thy dungeonman and find out who murdered the dungeon.

Thy Dungeonman

Thy Dungeonman in the original Thy Dungeonman

Arguably, Thy Dungeonman first appeared during the Strong Bad Email video games, though his title is never mentioned until the box art is shown at the end of the email. The official game, which is linked to in the email, also mentions that the player is indeed Thy Dungeonman. The first Thy Dungeonman game was short and simple compared to its sequels, and did not expand much on Thy Dungeonman's character, personality, or general surroundings, although there it could be grasped that Thy Dungeonman lives in a medieval or quasi-medieval world where dungeons, flasks, scrolls, daggers, trinkets, enchanted rope, and even Wumpuses occupy the land. Later Thy Dungeonman becomes an acquaintance of Dennis, and even gives him a trinket, though Thy Dungeonman finds Dennis boring. Thy Dungeonman did not know what parapets were until Dennis told him. This knowledge (somehow) allowed Thy Dungeonman to escape thy dungeon.

Thy Dungeonman II and Peasant's Quest

Thy Dungeonman in Thy Dungeonman II

2004 was an interesting year for Thy Dungeonman. Not only did Videlectrix release Thy Dungeonman II, but they also released their innovative mix of graphics and text, Peasant's Quest. Thy Dungeonman II revealed much more about Thy Dungeonman than its predecessor.

In Thy Dungeonman II it is mentioned that Thy Dungeonman, at some time, worked as a custodial knight in the service of Custodial Magistrate Ripberger. Thy Dungeonman wears an "apparently very roomy" loin-cheese cloth, where he stores most of the items he collects. This game also features Thy Dungeonman's first quote, "Gumble-duh. Dumble?", to Magistrate Ripberger. He becomes infected with the bubonic plague by a rat named Percy. However, it can be cured by a Saw Doctor. He uses a mop as a weapon against Longrels, Hongrels, and Mongrels. He uses very corny one-liners while defending himself from the three types of monsters, such as: "A little dead never hurt anybody!", "It's just a little crush!", and "Mop 'til ye drop!". He admits he is still working on his one-liners, wishes he hadn't bellowed most of them as loudly as he did, and thinks that they don't ring(eth) as triumphantly quite the way he expected. One of the most odd things mentioned about Thy Dungeonman is that the innards of his nose smell like mutton. The narrator claims Thy Dungeonman was born with a sixth finger shaped like a key, but that it was amputated (though this is probably a sarcastic comment directed at Thy Dungeonman when he tries to open a locked drawer).

Peasant's Quest also makes mentions of Thy Dungeonman, who was essentially Rather Dashing's prototype. Thy Dungeonman was referenced by the line "Who do you think you are, some kind of Thy Dungeonman?" when Rather Dashing tries to "get hay" in a section of Peasantry that features a pile of hay.

Thy Dungeonman 3

Thy Dungeonman in Thy Dungeonman 3

Thy Dungeonman 3 is the third edition of Thy Dungeonman. Even more is learned about Thy Dungeonman in this game.

Thy Dungeonman has been searching for Ye Flask for his "whole dungeonlife", through years of searching and hundreds of dungeons that he has "vanquished". He hates Roman Columns and claims to be an "Ionic Dungeonman, through and threau". He finds The annoying whiner bird's morbling and ganching (especially the ganching) to be annoying. He journeys to a village called Westerburg, and he has once been to a place called Wensleydire, where he believes he has seen a paticular Ye Olde Sandwich Shoppe before. Thy Dungeonman also once attended "Middle Dungeonschool", where he always wanted to dread his hair. In Thy Dungeonman's world one of the seven days of the week may be called "Today". He stores corn in his ear (most likely a reference to an "ear" of corn). Why he does so, we will never know; however, it does help him befriend the "whiner bird". At the end of the game, Thy Dungeonman gets "thy dungeonhouse", which he lives in to a "ripe old age". Ye Flask becomes his favorite drinking vessel, choosing it over several maidens. He believes that "tis hardly a choice at all".

Appearance

Thy Dungeonman is a Viking/Barbarian-style warrior who is mostly seen either partially or completely shirtless and wearing a horned helmet, though he does not wear this helmet in the box art for Thy Dungeonman II. He is consistently portrayed with long hair and a beard, except for a highly inaccurate Saturday morning cartoon, which removes his beard. Thy Dungeonman graces the cover of each volume of the Thy Dungeonman games, and is also shown through ASCII art in the first two games.

Filmography

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