What's your type.?

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What's your type.?

Post by Poodle » Sun Aug 04, 2019 5:39 am

I realised that I have a type. I have a softness for skill monkeys with some small power (although I don't build that way every time).

So... What's your type?
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Re: What's your type.?

Post by Doctor Malsyn » Sun Aug 04, 2019 6:17 am

I was curious as to why someone would be asking dating preferences by the tittle, but I should'e realized sooner. :lol:

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Re: What's your type.?

Post by Ares » Sun Aug 04, 2019 8:17 am

My go-to character types tend to be:

- Martial Artists with a lean towards internal/defensive stylists (Aikido / Tai Chi / Baguazhang types).
- Flying Bricks, usually in the Captain Marvel (DC) vein.
- Characters who can shift between multiple forms, where each form has different strengths and weaknesses (In a Kamen Rider Kuuga / Ben 10 sort of way).
- Swashbuckling / Dashing swordsman type fencers.

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Re: What's your type.?

Post by Ken » Thu Aug 08, 2019 2:35 am

Ares wrote:
Sun Aug 04, 2019 8:17 am
- Swashbuckling / Dashing swordsman type fencers.
INCONCEIVABLE!!!
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Re: What's your type.?

Post by Tattooedman » Thu Aug 08, 2019 11:18 pm

For me there are two.

->Energy Controlers (not picky about energy controlled), if just love the combat versatility.

-> Paragons, though I have played more that were inhuman looking than "normal" square jawed types.

-> Though I have become found of shapeshifting scrappers, as my longest played PC is one.

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Re: What's your type.?

Post by Arkrite » Fri Aug 09, 2019 12:44 pm

My type appears to be unlikable but well meaning jackasses ;~)

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Re: What's your type.?

Post by Poodle » Sat Aug 10, 2019 2:34 am

I can also say what my type isn't.
I almost never play psionics.... A little too beardy for me. I also don't do battlesuits very often although I do like gadgeteers... Go figufe. I don't like paragons just because they are a little boring to me.. Oh another flying strong guy. I guess backstory makes a difference but meh..
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Re: What's your type.?

Post by Poodle » Sat Aug 10, 2019 2:37 am

Ken wrote:
Thu Aug 08, 2019 2:35 am
Ares wrote:
Sun Aug 04, 2019 8:17 am
- Swashbuckling / Dashing swordsman type fencers.
INCONCEIVABLE!!!
I am not sure that word means what you think it does.
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Re: What's your type.?

Post by Tattooedman » Sat Aug 10, 2019 2:56 pm

Arkrite wrote:
Fri Aug 09, 2019 12:44 pm
My type appears to be unlikable but well meaning jackasses ;~)
But you play them so well! ;~)

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Re: What's your type.?

Post by Poodle » Fri Aug 16, 2019 7:42 am

Tattooedman wrote:
Thu Aug 08, 2019 11:18 pm
For me there are two.

->Energy Controlers (not picky about energy controlled), if just love the combat versatility.

-> Paragons, though I have played more that were inhuman looking than "normal" square jawed types.

-> Though I have become found of shapeshifting scrappers, as my longest played PC is one.
I like the idea of shapeshifters but my experience is that GM's do not and it is hard not to steal the limelight because you are so useful in so many situations even if you are trying really hard not to.
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Re: What's your type.?

Post by Tattooedman » Fri Aug 16, 2019 9:56 am

Poodle wrote:
Fri Aug 16, 2019 7:42 am
Tattooedman wrote:
Thu Aug 08, 2019 11:18 pm
For me there are two.

->Energy Controlers (not picky about energy controlled), if just love the combat versatility.

-> Paragons, though I have played more that were inhuman looking than "normal" square jawed types.

-> Though I have become found of shapeshifting scrappers, as my longest played PC is one.
I like the idea of shapeshifters but my experience is that GM's do not and it is hard not to steal the limelight because you are so useful in so many situations even if you are trying really hard not to.
It helped I put a limit on the shapeshifting - he can't change his form from humanoid. That did a lot to help the GM's nervousness about the power.

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Re: What's your type.?

Post by kirinke » Sun Aug 18, 2019 2:41 pm

I tend to go for the bouncy cheerful types with a side of crazy/odd. I find them much more fun than the grumpy gusses. :)

I also find that whatever I stat them up as, the dice gods laugh at me more often than not. Blaster type, can't hit the broadside of a barn at 2 paces. Tracker? Can't find her own toes. Skill monkey? Tanks intelligence rolls. Le sigh.

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Re: What's your type.?

Post by Flynnarrel » Wed Aug 21, 2019 3:53 pm

Story rich and mechanically effective.


My friends used to play a game called "what characters has Flynn played?" They gave up after they asked if I'd played an appliance and I told them of my time with The Defenders of the Countertop. A piece of the AllSpark brought several kitchen gadgets to life I was the Blender but the Toaster's ranged projectiles really stole the show.
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Re: What's your type.?

Post by Doctor Malsyn » Wed Aug 21, 2019 5:09 pm

I'd that's at all true, you definitly need to grace eberyone with a write-up of that adventure. It sounds hilarious.
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Re: What's your type.?

Post by Shock » Wed Aug 21, 2019 5:14 pm

Doctor Malsyn wrote:
Wed Aug 21, 2019 5:09 pm
I'd that's at all true, you definitly need to grace eberyone with a write-up of that adventure. It sounds hilarious.
Short version?
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