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The characters for Season 2 provided by Dungeon's Master.

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Who do you want to play?

Personally I'm wanting either one of the defender's or the psion. 

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I have been wanting to play an Ardent. Battleminds are very fun and I used to love playing a thri-kreen. The kid in me always likes mul as well - is there a better DS hero than the Conan-look-alike type? I do love the psion class. Yeah, I'm not good at choosing. Guess I better DM again. Cool

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I have been wanting to play an Ardent. Battleminds are very fun and I used to love playing a thri-kreen. The kid in me always likes mul as well - is there a better DS hero than the Conan-look-alike type? I do love the psion class. Yeah, I'm not good at choosing. Guess I better DM again.

Just out of curiousity, how does one pronounce "Mul"? I'm going throught "Mule" "Myule" "Mull" "Mool"
I don't know.. I dislike the "Mule" pronunciation, so I was going by "Mull".  But my wife brought up the "Mool" pronunciation, and know it is my favorite one....


As to officially.. I hope it's not "Mule"

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"(pronounced: mül)" according to the AD&D Boxed Set. I do not know how to pronounce umlauts. I think it is a long sound, prounounced similarly to the French rue
Ok, if that's the actual pronunciation (mül), then the u makes a sound like in "food", a sound sample is here for a Close front rounded vowel.


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I believe in one of the podcasts Mike Mearls said it was similar to "mull things over". The original boxed set makes it fairly clear that it was like mule by spelling it "mule" several times in a table. I believe Troy Denning on ye old ancient Dark Sun listserver said it was mule as well.

Most people I know (me too) dislike "mule". However, it is completely what the concept of the mul is (real-life male mules are sterile donkey-horse hybrids and muls are also sterile hybrids).

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"(pronounced: mül)" according to the AD&D Boxed Set. I do not know how to pronounce umlauts. I think it is a long sound, prounounced similarly to the French rue



Most common pronunciation of the umlaut seems to come from German (which IIRC uses the umlaut more than other languages).  If we go by the German pronunciation it would be more akin to Mool.  Much like the German pronunciation of Munich (spelled München) is close to Moon-chen.  To spell out a word with an umlaut you'd put an e after it (Muel or Muenchen).

At least I learned something after 3 years of German in highschool.
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Additionally, mul could be taken from the slightly insensitive term mulatto.  Given that a mul is the child of a human and a dwarf, it certainly lends credence to the "mül" pronunciation.
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