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Poll Results: Who is the greatest protagonist of all time?

 
  • 25% (27)
    Gordon Freeman - Half-life
  • 6% (7)
    Mario
  • 8% (9)
    Master Chief - Halo
  • 1% (2)
    Mega Man
  • 7% (8)
    Link - Zelda
  • 2% (3)
    Samus Aran - Metroid
  • 7% (8)
    Cloud - FF7
  • 0% (0)
    Lara Croft -Tomb Raider
  • 4% (5)
    Duke Nukem
  • 4% (5)
    Kratos -God of War
  • 0% (1)
    Sonic the Hedgehog
  • 8% (9)
    Snake - Metal Gear
  • 19% (20)
    Other
104 Total Votes  
post #41 of 47
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It exists.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dungeon_Keeper

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dungeon_Keeper_2

I never heard of it until recently. It would be cool to see a modern version of this game. Cool idea. I have no idea how this game was since I never played it.
It was great, to the point that it even spawned a few inferior copies but a little different from my idea. You're not putting physical obstacles in the hero's path, so much as influence the events that would lead to the movie of his ruin.

His life would be like that of one of the Sims, except his speech actually has a script written by writers and not a random noise generator, and he has an actual scripted set of events that would always happen if you didn't intervene. Maybe to cover up how much this makes the player sound like a sadistic stalker, his life would always follow the path of saving his love, who will destroy the world.

Or you could think of it like taking the next step with Bioware's RPGs--instead of making decisions for a character that you have no direct control over, you are influencing events around this character instead. You're the tiny, invisible reaper that no one interacts with directly that somehow convinces Ashley to coat her womanparts with a neurotoxin that would be deadly to Shepard's unique physiology because he defiles God's plans. If the poison doesn't kill him (event is slightly randomized) it causes him brain damage, and hespends... therestofthegame. Talking. Like. Shatner!
    
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post #42 of 47
Mario.
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Lightning from FFXIII, hence my rig name.
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Lightning from FFXIII, hence my rig name.
The girl Cloud Strife!
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S n a a a a a a a a a k e ! !
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post #46 of 47
Gordon of Mario for me.
Half Life 1 warped me forever.
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The only good man, is a freeman
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