Inktober 2019 Day 2: Mindless

Today's Prompt:



A ritual of the dark moon said to transform creatures into mindless beings.

A state of being which grants them the ability to commune with the dead.

 

What secrets did they learn from beyond the grave?
What put them into that state?

 
 
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2 Oct, 2019 13:51

https://www.worldanvil.com/w/shadowland-asmo/a/the-waking-disease-article

2 Oct, 2019 13:51
2 Oct, 2019 14:37

A spell used as punishment for severe crimes: https://www.worldanvil.com/w/world-of-harja-mirvedar/a/punishment-of-the-mindless---wip-article

Heliopath
Heliopath
2 Oct, 2019 15:24
2 Oct, 2019 15:44

Mindless stabby person

Prompt-2---Mindless.png
Mindless Stabber by Mihkel Rand

Creator of Lethea and Pekkola

Maker of Maps
Aria Grill
Aria Grill
3 Oct, 2019 22:54

It looks like a evil Russian doll, I love it

2 Oct, 2019 16:00

Vartiger, a town infested by a hive-mind inducing parasite, turning its inhabitants into its mindless drones.

Vartiger
Settlement | Oct 15, 2022

A town of lost souls, where bodies of the lost work tirelessly for their master

2 Oct, 2019 16:05

I've done a thing! Fish-eaters

Visit Daeliha, Iphars & Khulgran
Love to code, but this one is driving me crazy!
Hey look, I have a CYOA maybe you wanna play it? :3
spacetrash
Konstantin Viktor Mika
2 Oct, 2019 16:17

Day 2: Broken Android  

2 Oct, 2019 16:30

2 Oct, 2019 17:00

https://www.worldanvil.com/w/mudewei-rudysb9/a/disconnection-article

Visandar the Unliving
Visandar the Unliving
2 Oct, 2019 18:09

https://www.worldanvil.com/w/telekmil-visandar-the-unliving/a/thoughtbearer-candle-article

Journeyman TheDumbOwl
Alex (TheDumbOwl)
2 Oct, 2019 18:34

These royal types sure love to run their gob without putting any thought into it.  

blahblah, blah! by TheDumbOwl (Me)

2 Oct, 2019 19:16

 

Stinger Drone - Top Down
Varkesh Stinger Drone - Top Down by Sierra Brown

2 Oct, 2019 19:51

IbbyWondrous
Ariel Webster
2 Oct, 2019 20:07

Fun fact it's referencing an old article I did a while back (not my submission just related to the pic)

2 Oct, 2019 20:13

Here is mine https://www.worldanvil.com/w/exile-thesamuraiman/a/mindsiphon-article

2 Oct, 2019 20:17

https://www.worldanvil.com/w/blomaria-tindall42/a/necrochanging-disease-article

2 Oct, 2019 20:43

Arvid Ducher finally getting around to expanding on him was nice. all i had down on this article before today was that he was another character's dad, and that he had been in some sort of accident.

~Confused Soup
EtaliaC
Etalia Cutlow
2 Oct, 2019 20:47

https://www.worldanvil.com/w/sutersa-edcutlow/a/clouding-thoughts-article

2 Oct, 2019 21:59

My Day 2: The Ring - The Mindless Era
It is in the same article of The Ring, as it is a section with added lore about this Region of the world, which I am focusing on for Inktober

Heffé, worldbuilder of The Hefflings
2 Oct, 2019 22:00

mindless
by Ninne124

Grab your hammer and go worldbuild! :3
2 Oct, 2019 22:48

Hassan Dak
Military Formation | Nov 6, 2019
Got the basics of my idea down at least.

Johnatron3000
John Rivers
2 Oct, 2019 23:01

Here we go!

Stahlpest
Species | Oct 5, 2019

Mindless, we think.

Mindless robots recognized as the first space-born life form with a poem I wrote!

2 Oct, 2019 23:35

https://www.worldanvil.com/w/galactus-cacklingstumps/a/husker-article

3 Oct, 2019 03:03
3 Oct, 2019 03:04

An eternal cycle of service and betrayal, the Bannerbearers represent the First and Last Quarter moons in Pa'xo'Anman storytelling traditions.

3 Oct, 2019 03:09
3 Oct, 2019 03:09

"...Regardless of what you call them, they are as much a part of nature as the grass beneath your feet..." - Criella Stayanoga, Prime Natural Historian of the Lussonia Archives  

Husks
Species | Oct 3, 2019

Sage Timepool
Garrett Grace Lewis
3 Oct, 2019 03:17

2/31 https://twitter.com/timespool/status/1179581011836846080?s=20

lunalapanda
Atena Luna
3 Oct, 2019 03:25

Finished day 2!

3 Oct, 2019 03:53

I wanted to do more but I'm not feeling the best and can't focus. https://www.worldanvil.com/w/andraous-northwhitewolf/a/social-insanity-article

3 Oct, 2019 04:22

Motes of Chaos 2 (IT ‘19)
Generic article | Oct 3, 2019
I might tweak the article name or fix messy wording if I find it but the gist of stuff’s all there!

Zeke Lionhart
Luiz Henrique P. de Carvalho
3 Oct, 2019 04:43

Skeleton
Just some random skeleton. Was short of ideas today :<

chessguy
Andrew
3 Oct, 2019 05:09
Kelissana
Kelissana Eralyn
3 Oct, 2019 06:13

3 Oct, 2019 11:35

No art for today's thing yet, but I did some work on something that will be relevant in my NaNoWriMo story so that's a win:

Ataraxia
Item | Oct 4, 2019

A way to numb the mind

Sage Rynn19
Wendy Vlemings (Rynn19)
3 Oct, 2019 11:57

I managed to not only include mindless beigs, but also a ritual under a dark moon and communicating with the dead. :D

Dream Moss
Species | Jul 9, 2021

Dream moss is a poisonous moss used by the shamans of the Northern Clans.

Author of Ealdwyll, a fantasy world full of mystery.
3 Oct, 2019 12:16

https://www.worldanvil.com/w/doluthul-gameoperationsdirector/a/wanderers-eve-article

MxMarmite
Kai Moore-Austen
3 Oct, 2019 13:34

I finished mine last night but forgot to post it! Have my article about Vises Nocma, https://www.worldanvil.com/w/northmarsh-mxmarmite/a/vises-nocma-article

Master frankdvm
Frank Ansede
3 Oct, 2019 16:55

https://www.worldanvil.com/w/catholic-world-frankdvm/a/the-feast-beast-virus-article

3 Oct, 2019 20:09

Lenothropy
Generic article | Feb 10, 2020

Lenothropy is first and foremost a state of mind.

Please visit Miand'Mésvéstell.
"If you look upon the stars, know that you look upon a light of the past."
3 Oct, 2019 21:04

https://www.worldanvil.com/w/zandagor-palesa/a/the-mindless-killing-of-creatures-article

4 Oct, 2019 05:04

An anesthetic derivative, meant more for torture and leaves the subject unable to move.   https://www.worldanvil.com/w/tilandrial-silverdragon/a/numb-article

subtletylost
Amara King
4 Oct, 2019 06:01

Itiikanai
Ethnicity | Oct 4, 2019

Kavenai "spirit-talkers", they are said to be able to commune with the spirits of the deceased.

I think I misunderstood the prompt. Mine goes less in the "mindless" direction and more just answers the sentence "A state of being which grants them the ability to commune with the dead."

4 Oct, 2019 09:42

This one was hard, but I quite like the end result:

4 Oct, 2019 14:46

Due to technical issues, please find my article here in the meantime

4 Oct, 2019 15:49

https://www.worldanvil.com/w/magic-foureyesisafish/a/imprint-28inktober-day-229-article

motorthud
Andrew Daly
5 Oct, 2019 00:44

https://www.worldanvil.com/w/endhaven-motorthud/a/inktober-ii3A-mindless-article

5 Oct, 2019 01:12

https://www.worldanvil.com/w/the-body-divine-zendrelax/a/the-decadent-flame-article

5 Oct, 2019 04:42

Take some time to reflect while doing a task that takes no thought

Inktober 2 - Mindless by Isaac Thompson

Writer of Tiyu Amara, and The Last Line
AzraelThanatos
Azra Hawthorne
5 Oct, 2019 06:57

https://www.worldanvil.com/w/zodia-accapia-azraelthanatos/a/the-empty-path-article

Wilkon
Wilkon Alszegi
5 Oct, 2019 10:04

https://www.worldanvil.com/w/batruus-wilkon/a/day-23A-cognition-disbursement-article

5 Oct, 2019 12:56

I went a lot less dark with this than the prompt... which is fine because I'm in love with the result. Forgetful Sprite

Sage Innokha
Victoria Stone
5 Oct, 2019 14:31

Inktober19' #2: Meidesum

5 Oct, 2019 21:32
littletoes101
Richard Bradley
7 Oct, 2019 02:39
camercla
theTraveler
9 Oct, 2019 03:03

BenReilly
Eric Ehlers
14 Oct, 2019 23:59
16 Oct, 2019 20:51

Greetings everyone! I may be a little late for the prompt, but nevertheless I worked on some major improvements to my article on automata, the (mostly) mindless creations of man.

Automaton
Species | Oct 16, 2019

Independently acting machines.

BrokenJac
Jacob Billings
17 Oct, 2019 18:55

The second spell I've had the pleasure to make. Slightly different from the main uses of Blood Magic

Mindless Motion
Spell | Oct 17, 2019

19 Oct, 2019 20:48

Way late, but Inktober day 2 prompt complete!  

Folk
Species | May 19, 2020

Dr Jimothy
Jimmy Shrekson
21 Oct, 2019 20:09

https://www.worldanvil.com/w/chg2Fcentral-human-gov27t-22where-we-at-and-how-we-at-here3F22-dr-jimothy/a/28mindless29-the-undead-army-and-the-war-crimes-it-committed-other-than-merely-existing-article?preview=1

MightyLemur
Drew Peppley
22 Oct, 2019 02:27

https://www.worldanvil.com/w/solstice-mightylemur/a/sanity-conduits-article

22 Oct, 2019 12:02

I went with a ritual and explanation how undead came back into the world.

Hel's Sanction
Tradition / Ritual | Oct 22, 2019

24 Oct, 2019 01:18

Day 2: Mindless Today I decided to write a condition involving a parasite. I called them Manari, they are drones that control a host body. https://www.worldanvil.com/w/aquatica-homebrew-pookas-kreations/a/manari-28chattel29-article

29 Oct, 2019 19:11

Still as late.   https://www.worldanvil.com/w/please-refrain-from-looking-mishralalayana/a/vitals-lure-article?preview=1

31 Oct, 2019 22:17
1 Nov, 2019 08:04

This is more a fan drawing of CarbotAnimations version of StarCraft mobs, but what is more mindless then someone being controlled?

by Snake__Venom

1 Nov, 2019 14:27

Some revision and revisiting to a Summer Camp article for this one.


Seek a new dawn, in Malkora!
Check out Antecedents, my entry for On the Shoulders of Giants!
1 Nov, 2019 15:37

https://www.instagram.com/p/B3LGqgMllR5/ Mindless!