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[Nominations] The Video Game Characters Tournament---nominations closed

Discussion in 'Games' started by Handmaiden Yané, Aug 12, 2008.

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  1. BartSimpson-SithLord

    BartSimpson-SithLord Manager Emeritus star 5 VIP - Former Mod/RSA

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    Can't believe these four weren't first on my list. All are from the Ace Attorney series of games.

    Phoenix Wright

    Miles Edgeworth

    Franziska Von Karma

    Godot
     
  2. Darth_Omega

    Darth_Omega Jedi Grand Master star 6

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    Narrator - Civilization IV
    Crono - Chrono Trigger
    Isaac - Golden Sun
    Midna - LoZ Twilight Princess
     
  3. Anakin_Sockwalker

    Anakin_Sockwalker Jedi Padawan star 4

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    I'd also like to add:
    The Pyro from Team Fortress 2
    Kane from Command and Conquer
     
  4. HL&S

    HL&S Magistrate Emeritus star 7 VIP - Former Mod/RSA

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    I don't know how many spots are left, but I figured I'd make one last list of nominees.

    Seifer (FFVIII)
    Terra (FFVI)
    The Paper Boy (Paper Boy)
    Lufia / Iris / Erim (Lufia series)
     
  5. Aragorn327

    Aragorn327 Manager Emeritus star 6 VIP - Former Mod/RSA

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    If I have time, I will add the new guys to the Giant List of Organization today.

    If anyone else is bored, though, feel free. I'm gonna be pretty busy.
     
  6. HL&S

    HL&S Magistrate Emeritus star 7 VIP - Former Mod/RSA

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    I've counted at least 122 nominees. It gets messy between the double nominations and the characters that do not count (such as the Green Ranger).


    Also, earlier I nominated Dash Rendar, but he was also in the book. But I know the hardcover for Shadows came out in the second half of 96 and the same with the video game. But both must have been in production at the same time I should think. Hmm
     
  7. Darth_Omega

    Darth_Omega Jedi Grand Master star 6

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    Did anyone nominate Samus Aran from the Metroid series or not?
     
  8. Sabre_11

    Sabre_11 Jedi Knight star 5

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    ;)
     
  9. DarthBobbalot

    DarthBobbalot Jedi Knight star 5

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    Ooo im gonna say Osma from FFIX
     
  10. HL&S

    HL&S Magistrate Emeritus star 7 VIP - Former Mod/RSA

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    128 Video Games...


    Ace Attorney
    Godot
    Franz Von Karma
    Miles Edgeworth
    Phoenix Wright

    Assassin's Creed
    Altair

    Baldur's Gate series
    Minsc (and Boo)

    Battlefield: Bad Company
    Preston Marlowe

    Beyond Good and Evil
    Jade

    Bionic Commando
    Radd Spencer

    Bioshock
    Frank Fontaine
    Jack

    Bloodrayne games
    Bloodrayne

    Bomberman series
    Bomberman

    Call of Duty
    Captain Price

    Castlevania series
    Alucard
    Simon Belmont

    Chips Challenge
    Chip

    ChronoTrigger
    Crono
    Magus

    Civilization IV
    Narrator

    Commando's Series
    The Green Beret
    Kane

    Day of the Tentacle
    Bernard
    Hoagie
    Purple Tentacle

    Deus Ex
    JC Denton

    Devil May Cry
    Dante

    Double Dragon
    Abobo

    Duck Hunt
    The dog from Duck Hunt

    Duke Nukem
    Duke Nukem

    Earthworm Jim series
    Earthworm Jim

    Elevator Action
    Spy

    Fable
    Thunder

    Fallout series
    Vault Dweller

    Fatal Fury
    Terry Bogard

    Final Fantasy series
    Balthier (FF12)
    Cecil (FF4)
    Celes (FF6)
    Cloud (FF7)
    Golbez (FF4)
    Kain (FF4)
    Kefka (FF6)
    Osma (FF9)
    Rydia (FF4)
    Seifer (FF8)
    Sephiroth (FF7)
    Terra (FF6)
    Tidus (FF10)

    Full Throttle
    Ben

    God of War series
    Kratos

    Golden Sun
    Isaac

    Grand Theft Auto series
    Niko Bellic (GTA IV)
    Tom Vercetti (Vice City)

    Grim Fandango
    Glottis
    Manny Calavera

    Guilty Gear
    Dizzy
    Sol Badguy

    Half-Life series
    Alyx (HL2)
    GLaDOS (Portal)
    Gordon Freeman
    Weighted Companion Cube (Portal)

    Halo series
    Cortana
    Master Chief (John 117)

    Indiana Jones and the Fate of Atlantis
    Sophia Hapgood

    Jazz Jackrabbit
    Jazz Jackrabbit

    King's Quest
    King Graham

    Kirby games
    Kirby

    Lufia series
    Lufia / Iris / Erim
    Maximum

    Madden Football games
    '92 Madden Football ambulance driver, who ran over players

    Mario games (the infinite myriad) and their spinoffs (also infinite)
    Bowser
    Donkey Kong
    Luigi
    Mario
    Toad
    Yoshi

    Mass Effect
    Commander Shepard
    Liara T'Soni

    Mega Man games
    Dr Wiley
    Mega Man

    Metal Gear Solid
    Solid Snake

    Metroid series
    Samus Aran

    Mike Tyson's Punch Out
    King Hippo
    Mr. Sandman

    Monkey Island series
    Guybrush Threepwood

    Mortal Kombat series
    Raiden
    Reptile

    Ninja Gaiden
    Ryu Hyabusa

    Pacman games
    Pacman

    Paperboy
    The Paperboy

    PaRappa the Rapper
    Chop Chop Master Onion

    Perfect Dark series
    Joanna Dark

    Planescape: Torment
    The Nameless One

    Pokemon games
    Charizard

    Psychonauts
    Raz

    Red Alert series
    Tanya

    Resident Evil series
    The Merchant from Resident Evil 4

    Resistance: FOM
    Nathan Hale

    Revenant
    Locke D'Avreme

    Sam & Max Series
    Max

    Secret of the Oracle
    The Dopefish

    SkiFree
    Abominable Snowman

    Sonic the Hedgehog series
    Sonic

    Soul Caliber
    Siegfried/Nightmare

    Starcraft series
    Kerrigan

    Star Fox
    Star Fox

    Star Wars: Dark Forces (and subsequent ?Jedi Fillintheblank? games) series
    Kyle Katarn

    Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic series
    Revan
    The Exile

    Star Wars: Shadows of the Empire
    Dash Rendar

    Star Wars: TIE Fighter
    Maarek Stele

    Street Fighter series
    Blanka
    Dhalsim
    Ryu

    Shadow of the Colossus
    Wander

    Team Fortress 2
    The Heavy
    The Pyro

    Tecmo Superbowl
    QB Eagles (or QB Bills, QB Browns)

    TES III: Morrowind
    The Nerevarine

    Tomb Raider series
    Lara Croft

    Warcraft games
    Arthas

    Xenosaga
    KOS-MOS

    Zelda series
    Ganon / Ganondorf
    Link
    Midna (Twiligh Princess)
    Old Man (Pa
     
  11. HL&S

    HL&S Magistrate Emeritus star 7 VIP - Former Mod/RSA

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    Since another nomination post has come since my last nomination post, I'll add...


    Golbez (FF4)
    Cecil (FF4)
    Raiden (Mortal Kombat)
    Toad (Mario Bros)





    One spot left. Somebody better grab it!
     
  12. The Loyal Imperial

    The Loyal Imperial Manager Emeritus star 6 VIP - Former Mod/RSA

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    I'll nominate: Dante (Devil May Cry)
     
  13. HL&S

    HL&S Magistrate Emeritus star 7 VIP - Former Mod/RSA

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    That's 128 including Dash Rendar though. I don't think I missed anything since Aragorns first summary at the halfway point.
     
  14. Aragorn327

    Aragorn327 Manager Emeritus star 6 VIP - Former Mod/RSA

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    I think Rendar should be included.

    He didn't really appear in anything before the video game--it was a relatively simultaneous multi-media release. He wasn't an established character before the game, which is what I think the exemption clause is trying to prevent.

    Up to Yane, of course.
     
  15. dp4m

    dp4m Chosen One star 10

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    If Rendar is excluded, I nominate Bo Jackson (Tecmo Bowl). ;)
     
  16. Aragorn327

    Aragorn327 Manager Emeritus star 6 VIP - Former Mod/RSA

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    Nine out of nine Imperial Moffs agree.
     
  17. WeaponMaster55

    WeaponMaster55 Jedi Youngling star 2

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    how does this work
     
  18. DarthIntegral

    DarthIntegral VIP star 8 VIP - Former Mod/RSA

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    You put the cartridge in the machine. You press the power switch to the on position. If you see nothing but blinking, static, or fuzz, you should turn the switch back to off, remove the cartridge, and blow on it. Repeat this as neccessary until the game appears on your television screen as it should. You may also need to blow on the machine as well.
     
  19. -polymath-

    -polymath- SFF:F/TV Trivia Host star 4 VIP - Game Host

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    Bo Jackson existed before video games. Same with QB Eagles, Bills, etc. They're based on Randal Cunningham, Jim Kelly, etc.
     
  20. -polymath-

    -polymath- SFF:F/TV Trivia Host star 4 VIP - Game Host

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    I think we need to generate a numbered list for ease in keeping track of nominations and if we're going to go to 256, that might make it simpler.
     
  21. Handmaiden Yané

    Handmaiden Yané Manager Emeritus star 6 VIP - Former Mod/RSA

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    We're keeping it at 128.
     
  22. -polymath-

    -polymath- SFF:F/TV Trivia Host star 4 VIP - Game Host

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    Okey-doke. :)
     
  23. Handmaiden Yané

    Handmaiden Yané Manager Emeritus star 6 VIP - Former Mod/RSA

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    I wanted to say thanks for the help with the lists, guys :)

    Did we finish discussing who really should or shouldn't be included in this tournament?
     
  24. The2ndQuest

    The2ndQuest Tri-Mod With a Mouth star 10 Staff Member Manager

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    I miss out when I take a day off from the boards :(

    Yane is disqualified.

    Actually, IIRC, Sam & Max originated in comics first, so, unfortunately, he wouldn't count. I hearby nominate R.O.B. to take his place! :D

    Lies! Bo knows everything!

    Fox. Fox McCloud.


    Thanks to all who nominated That ****ing Dog, btw. :D

    Here are some honorable mentions of characters who did not make the list:

    -That ****ing Sun, Super Mario Bros 3
    -Luigi
    -Wario
    -Wart
    -The Super Metroid
    -Will, The Ilusion of Gaia
    -The Contra Guys
    -Pitt, Kid Icarus
    -King Dedede
    -Meta-Knight
    -Little Mac
    -Nym, Starfighter & Jedi Starfighter
    -Scorpion
    -Sub-Zero
    -Dr. Wright
    -Viewtiful Joe
    -The Lost Vikings
     
  25. Hammurabi

    Hammurabi Jedi Master star 4

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    So we're limiting it to that list of 128? Because I can think of at least a dozen right off the top of my head that deserve to be on there.
     
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