2. Gaming Rivalry, chapter posted 5/5/06

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Gaming Rivalry — Page 1
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Author commentary

Veronica: It’s the first of BCB’s many art styles — and the most simplistic.

I started the comic late one night while cramming for a psychology class. Making comics of all these old characters of mine just to keep myself awake. After I posted a few chapters online, people started following the comic and I realised I should put more effort into the art.

So, as much as I’d like to update all these older parts of the story, I gotta ask you to bear with the original art for a while.

And yes, you’re going to see a lot more of Lucy being a big jerk as time goes on.

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Comment ID #383

what is coetus?

NYOB January 1, 2010, 4:14 AM UTC.

Comment ID #416

wouldn’t you like to know ;)

i guess you do umm it means intercourse

Taeshi January 6, 2010, 12:47 PM UTC.

Comment ID #4392

My question is how does that kid know that word?

Laharl April 14, 2010, 9:02 PM UTC.

Comment ID #11644

cuz he is a adult bird as far as i kno

bored May 1, 2010, 3:11 AM UTC.

Comment ID #18039

sometimes i think u should revert back to this style of drawing, it may not look profensional but it looks immensly cute (especially lucy at sqr 3)

Aeonera May 8, 2010, 8:25 AM UTC.

Comment ID #32551

Coetus? Shouldn’t that be Coitus?

Hannibal (2nd time) May 31, 2010, 7:29 PM UTC.

Comment ID #32584

I think the funniest bit of this is the “I am” comment by Blur. Oh Blur, you are such a perv~

Titanium Dragon May 31, 2010, 8:01 PM UTC.

Comment ID #59729

Second panel makes me laugh, hahaha :)

“Oh, just perform coetus already, geez.” Made me laugh :D And also like the way Mike reacted. XD

Mittie Jane July 14, 2010, 6:09 PM UTC.

Comment ID #65753

lol, you mispelled it though :)

TheShadowMonster July 28, 2010, 3:51 AM UTC.

Comment ID #68414

Coetus weirdo they should whatever it ohhhhhh he is right they should

j the fourth August 2, 2010, 1:56 AM UTC.

Comment ID #69766

I`d like to play the game in the second panel :P

Suyi August 5, 2010, 12:14 AM UTC.

Comment ID #82331

Seriously though, what the heck IS coetus????

True Liar August 26, 2010, 11:05 PM UTC.

Comment ID #82332


True Liar August 26, 2010, 11:06 PM UTC.

Comment ID #85984

Oh faust, you do have some of the funniest moves.

MacrosV September 3, 2010, 4:28 PM UTC.

Comment ID #89336

what were they even playing?

lol mike gonna get pwned

Chazfullmetal September 10, 2010, 7:17 PM UTC.

Comment ID #110917

work on the art

scottland boy October 25, 2010, 4:38 PM UTC.

Comment ID #124925

Yashy, you should really shut up now.

josue hernandez November 14, 2010, 2:37 AM UTC.

Comment ID #136918

@True Liar
Your name’s a paradox. You’re either-
*dragged into vacation*

Ooh, foreshadowing for the new readers!

GoodBurger December 16, 2010, 2:42 AM UTC.

Comment ID #142415

The way you move ain’t fair you know.

Sorry, I just HAD to do that.

... January 17, 2011, 2:42 PM UTC.

Comment ID #143611


GordonFreeman January 24, 2011, 11:10 PM UTC.

Comment ID #147617


Lycan-IzMunch February 15, 2011, 2:38 AM UTC.

Comment ID #148674

I really like this comic so far ^^

sugerice February 20, 2011, 8:19 PM UTC.

Comment ID #149672

Lol, literally a cat fight xD

Joakim February 27, 2011, 3:25 PM UTC.

Comment ID #150186

You know that it’s spelled ‘coitus’ right?

Dev March 4, 2011, 2:11 AM UTC.

Comment ID #152484

hmm i feel some heat going on here :smirk:

no time for dat March 19, 2011, 1:38 AM UTC.

Comment ID #158365

lolwut this is an eternity from teh newest ones :3

French April 24, 2011, 7:05 PM UTC.

Comment ID #171072

@French and the first

darkwolf328 July 7, 2011, 5:21 AM UTC.

Comment ID #182080

I love this old comic and also the emoticons :smirk: :unsure: :( :O XD :) :P ;_; ._. 8-D 8-) 8-) #^_^# Furious Abbey :love: Mad Lucy Its just areat comic and i love the drawing style ya know? also literal catfight hehe

Da Birdgirl September 14, 2011, 8:53 PM UTC.

Comment ID #182913

I’m a new reader, and I’m very overwhelmed and confused by the little animal-things that pipe in all the time. Like, what are they? Are they her pets or something?

Captain Beefheart September 23, 2011, 9:01 PM UTC.

Comment ID #183550

I’m looking at that move Lucy did on the screen on the 2nd panel, what the heck kind of move is that?! It’s a bomb or something. AWSOME!

J Boy September 29, 2011, 9:55 PM UTC.

Comment ID #185442


C. October 13, 2011, 11:40 AM UTC.

Comment ID #188900

helpful tip: do not i repeat DO NOT read through every chapterin one day!(cuased me some really wierd bcb dreams)

ftu November 7, 2011, 7:33 PM UTC.

Comment ID #199357

Reading the first capter and then this one made me cry

Elizabeth December 12, 2011, 9:40 AM UTC.

Comment ID #207880

I thought to read it first chapter to latest chapter so it’s like a real comic :D

NotTheNoob February 4, 2012, 8:56 PM UTC.

Comment ID #210079

To be honest, I kinda liked the comic more back when it was like this. Don’t get me wrong, I still love BCB with a BURNING, FIERY PASSION THAT FILLS EVERY ATOM OF MY BEING, but I just… I kinda miss when things were more lighthearted. That’s what seperated it from most other high school life/romance webcomics in my opinion; even in the darkest times of despair, there was always something to cheer you up. The pets in particular, who I always thought brought so much life to the comic, played a big part in this. I’m not saying BCB’s dead or anything. It’s still a wonderful comic. And the art is a billion times better now. But, well, I just kinda wish things weren’t so depressing all the time now. I’m okay with the angsty stuff, but I really miss the times where that angst was contrasted with more little lighthearted bits.

Turbocharge February 22, 2012, 5:12 AM UTC.

Comment ID #211314

Wow, her kids don’t like her very much, do they?

That person March 7, 2012, 11:18 PM UTC.

Comment ID #214554

love this comic already

J Dawg April 16, 2012, 7:31 PM UTC.

Comment ID #215356

Yeah, for some reason this missed the proofreading process a bunch of times! I finally got Vero to change it to “coitus”. How embarrassing.

SuitCase April 29, 2012, 6:19 AM UTC.

Comment ID #223942

In the first pannel when Lucy said, “Get a load of this.” who else was thinking Sonic Adventure besides me?

Flyboy July 27, 2012, 10:14 AM UTC.

Comment ID #225977

Do they only AYU BEEM yashy?

Lloyd August 22, 2012, 2:24 PM UTC.

Comment ID #234974

I like rereading and seeing the old art and how it changes throughout the comic

FairyTalegurl December 30, 2012, 12:18 AM UTC.

Comment ID #236989

mike, dont be sutch a sore lozer. she beat you fai and square.

Foolishprototype001 January 20, 2013, 2:48 AM UTC.

Comment ID #237000

Honestly, I still think the comics from here to volume 2 are really great; skipping them would be a shame. The drawings are still mostly recognizable ;)

Sambo January 21, 2013, 12:32 AM UTC.

Comment ID #240595

I love current BCB but I enjoy a lot of the older comics too. The art is still full of charm even if it’s not as polished, and the stories are fun. I hope they at least continue to stay up, it’d be a shame if they were ever taken off.

Ket March 9, 2013, 8:27 PM UTC.

Comment ID #273633

This does bring back memories…….
But I love the new darker plot.

Dekolantzen January 23, 2014, 1:07 PM UTC.

Comment ID #282341

It is a little hard to tell your characters apart in these old ones, but they’re still funny

Nokota June 12, 2014, 11:44 PM UTC.

Comment ID #299164

Suppa Smash Bras

Trustworthy_Liar May 19, 2015, 11:17 PM UTC.

Comment ID #299366

Panel 3 xD

Trustworthy_Liar May 26, 2015, 11:08 AM UTC.

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