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pres50



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PostPosted: Sun Jan 26, 2014 2:21 am    Post subject: Not your typical hero. Reply with quote

I have been thinking of some new scenarios for a story and protagonist in a videogame. Humans are too often the main character in a game..how about an animal like in Okami. Aliens invade the planet and a gopher looking for wood happened to saved the universe? See where I'm going? Developers should change it up a bit.
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PostPosted: Sun Jan 26, 2014 2:24 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Probably would be better if you played a military dog. *cough*
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PostPosted: Sun Jan 26, 2014 2:51 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

There's that new game where you're a mother badger.
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PostPosted: Sun Jan 26, 2014 3:39 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

De-Ting wrote:
There's that new game where you're a mother badger.

Shelter. And though it's very short, it's an awesome games. Lots of feels!

And what about tokyo jungle?
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PostPosted: Sun Jan 26, 2014 7:29 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Donkey Kong
Crash Bandicoot
Spyro
Ty
Ratchet
Amaterasu
Sonic
DuckTales
Banjo-Kazooie
Starfox
Conker
Ecco the Dolphin
Gex the Gecko
Earthworm Jim
Croc
Worms
Frogger

...but APART FROM THEM, yeah, developers need to mix it up a bit. Don't think they have a Gopher yet - give it a go Wink
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PostPosted: Sun Jan 26, 2014 6:05 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Are they technically a animal if they are anthropomorphic?
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And the comments for it were just so delicious. All of them. If I was a Red Lantern, the anger there would power my power battery for years.
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PostPosted: Sun Jan 26, 2014 6:16 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

It doesn't surprise me that a market that caters 100% to a human audience has a lot of human protagonists.
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PostPosted: Sun Jan 26, 2014 9:19 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Longo_2_guns wrote:
It doesn't surprise me that a market that caters 100% to a human audience has a lot of human protagonists.

Can't tell if he's serious or if he's mocking the industry...
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I'm not a big fan of fiance myself. I would also make the skip from girlfriend to wife.
Like how I'd make the skip from ex-wife to dearly departed. But that's another story.
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PostPosted: Sun Jan 26, 2014 9:36 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I'm not serious. There are people who play video games who aren't human.
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PostPosted: Sun Jan 26, 2014 10:05 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

The only game where I remember truly playing as an animal was Okami. You actually moved like a dog, because..well you were a dog. Crash bandicoot etc. are very human like.
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PostPosted: Mon Jan 27, 2014 5:00 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess has Link running around as a wolf.

Although technically he's still human (Hylian) on the inside and stuff. Right? Yeah.
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PostPosted: Sun Feb 23, 2014 4:19 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Well here's your wish, pres50.

Goat Simulator:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WgTQglGvNUs

Game of the Fucking Year, right here.
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PostPosted: Mon Feb 24, 2014 2:19 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Haha! Oh God. Do you reckon you can get combos up like Tony Hawk?
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PostPosted: Mon Feb 24, 2014 11:16 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

This

pres50 wrote:
I have been thinking of some new scenarios for a story and protagonist in a videogame. Humans are too often the main character in a game..how about an animal like in Okami. Aliens invade the planet and a gopher looking for wood happened to saved the universe? See where I'm going? Developers should change it up a bit.


sounds like this

MattAY wrote:
Donkey Kong
Crash Bandicoot
Spyro
Ty
Ratchet
Amaterasu
Sonic
DuckTales
Banjo-Kazooie
Starfox
Conker
Ecco the Dolphin
Gex the Gecko
Earthworm Jim
Croc
Worms
Frogger


Switching it up would need to be a game where you play as a malevolent force trying to impose some form of evil on the entire universe out of spite and the game should have no direction other than "This is you.. this is the universe you exist in.. have fun"
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PostPosted: Mon Feb 24, 2014 3:07 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Love it Links
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