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Re: The Mighty Hero

Postby IVhorseman » Thu Mar 01, 2012 6:15 pm

I agree, unit-buffing feats always feel really boring and uninspired. If I can't think of a feat better than "these dudes get +x to (stat)," I just save a response feat.
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Re: The Mighty Hero

Postby Zupponn » Thu Mar 01, 2012 7:19 pm

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Whiteagle wrote:Because, let's face it, R2-D2 is the most useful character out of the whole Star Wars franchise.

Chewbacca could do almost everything that R2-D2 could do and he could fight too.

...True, but Chewy only showed up in four of the movies.

It took a fucking moon falling on him to kill Chewbacca.
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Re: The Mighty Hero

Postby Whiteagle » Fri Mar 02, 2012 2:13 pm

Zupponn wrote:
Whiteagle wrote:
Zupponn wrote:
Whiteagle wrote:Because, let's face it, R2-D2 is the most useful character out of the whole Star Wars franchise.

Chewbacca could do almost everything that R2-D2 could do and he could fight too.

...True, but Chewy only showed up in four of the movies.

It took a fucking moon falling on him to kill Chewbacca.

Again true, but R2 went on to survive at least 137 years after the films, if not far longer.
There is a reason the little guy is Lucas' favorite character in the whole franchise.
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Re: The Mighty Hero

Postby mgb519 » Fri Mar 02, 2012 4:13 pm

Whiteagle wrote:
Zupponn wrote:
Whiteagle wrote:
Zupponn wrote:
Whiteagle wrote:Because, let's face it, R2-D2 is the most useful character out of the whole Star Wars franchise.

Chewbacca could do almost everything that R2-D2 could do and he could fight too.

...True, but Chewy only showed up in four of the movies.

It took a fucking moon falling on him to kill Chewbacca.

Again true, but R2 went on to survive at least 137 years after the films, if not far longer.
There is a reason the little guy is Lucas' favorite character in the whole franchise.

Because he was played by a midget and makes sounds which are modified recordings of baby noises?
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Re: The Mighty Hero

Postby Bragallot » Sat Mar 03, 2012 11:45 am

Liar. Everyone knows R2 is real.
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Re: The Mighty Hero

Postby Zupponn » Sat Mar 03, 2012 1:01 pm

R2 was in the movies for comedic relief. Chewy was in the movies for pure badassery.
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Re: The Mighty Hero

Postby Whiteagle » Sat Mar 03, 2012 2:33 pm

Zupponn wrote:R2 was in the movies for comedic relief. Chewy was in the movies for pure badassery.

No, R2 is like the Anon, he's there to get shit done and have a few lulz.

C3PO was there for comedic relief.
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Re: The Mighty Hero

Postby Keldoclock » Sat Mar 03, 2012 5:40 pm

Han Solo is the best character in the entire series because he's played by Harrison Ford.
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Re: The Mighty Hero

Postby Silent-sigfig » Sat Mar 03, 2012 6:41 pm

Apollyon wrote:In my opinion the best heros are those with well defined clichees and/or abilities. Otherwise you will quickly end up with boring insta-kill or unit-buffing (the latter are really popular as of late in forum battles) feats.


A lot of people attempt to summon reinforcements. I might treat that as asking for one of your men to be killed off.
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Re: The Mighty Hero

Postby Zupponn » Sat Mar 03, 2012 6:47 pm

I like heroes that can smash things. Smashing things can be very useful in battles.
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Re: The Mighty Hero

Postby Keldoclock » Sat Mar 03, 2012 10:38 pm

Zupponn wrote:Smashing things can be very useful in battles.



Sage words of wisdom.
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Re: The Mighty Hero

Postby Bragallot » Sun Mar 04, 2012 4:37 am

Unconventional or downright hilarious heroes are always fun too, like PeaceAss from Silent-Sigfig's 'fall of starport xx'.
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Re: The Mighty Hero

Postby Cpt. Zipps » Wed Mar 07, 2012 5:32 pm

I pretty biased, but I am partial to RoboLenin...
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Re: The Mighty Hero

Postby Lord Mercat » Thu Mar 08, 2012 6:20 am

Awesome, thanks for all the responses! It's nice to see so many different perspectives on what makes a great hero! All the input is proving useful on a battle I'll be setting up. While I had earlier said I would do a forum campaign centered around five characters, scaling things up so that I could focus on that many characters the way I'd originally planned proved to be too large of a scale for the amount of space/bricks I have currently on hand, so I've been restructuring what I have around a smaller campaign (but no less awesome) with a single central character. I had no real ideas for who the central character should be, so I decided on a brikwar for the MC slot between 8 worthy heroes; this topic has been helpful in deciding what types of heroes to create. Anyway, look forward to that battle in the coming weeks, I'll be posting it up as soon I've finished making the characters, currently, I have 3 finished, and 4 more have been conceptualized; with parts to build them ordered and in the mail.
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Re: The Mighty Hero

Postby Bragallot » Thu Mar 08, 2012 11:10 am

It goes without question Billy should be the hero.
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