Census The Comic Book Draft Episode IX: Remaking the Cosmos [Now: Winner]

Discussion in 'Archive: Census and Games' started by DarthIntegral, Feb 4, 2011.

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  1. EmpireForever Force Ghost

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    Wha? He's basically teleporting. Astrally projecting himself and reconstructing a new body elsewhere. Whatever.
  2. MandaloreYak Force Ghost

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    Fine, I guess I'll just settle for addressing the battlefield in more detail in the next draft.
  3. Axle-Starweilder Force Ghost

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    if you leave the field of battle during the battle doesn't that qualify as a ring-out?
  4. Hokage_Kalar Jedi Grand Master

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    Another fight that would last a very long time where day time could become a factor. I don't really see either of them just overpowering FS that fast, and if it last over 12 hours, I believe FS would realize the daytime is weakening the Darkness a little. Since he can easily simulate sunlight, it seems that TD has a glaring weakness. My main thing is I just don't think they could really put up an offense against FS that would really hurt him, nor would they work together well enough to make it happen. Going at it separately, just don't see it. And no, I don't see ST and TD working well at all. And time arguments should be thought about the same as a lantern can't fight for over 24 hours straight...
  5. Mikaboshi Force Ghost

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    There is no way that Firestorm would be able to actually kill Swamp Thing, physically he can kill his body time and time again but it would just regenerate instantly. Unless Firestorm has a way of destroying ST's consciousness he won't EVER be able to get a decisive win in that fight.

    On the flip side of that, if you bother to do about 30-45 minutes of reading you will see that ST actually has some good offensive options.

    In my view he wouldn't even need to leave the battlefield...however we define it. I would presume that the fight starts at the specified location, but is it not allowed to expand from there? If we assume that the location is attached to the planet, then in my view that is more than enough for ST to work with. Anything short of FS destroying the entire battlefield wouldn't work, and while sure he could destroy a planet it would be VERY out of character for him to do so.

    The more I think about it, and the more I have read up on the ST thread, the more I am convinced that ST has a huge advantage based on his inability to actually die by any means except his conscious being destroyed. Physically damage just doesn't really do anything to him at all.
  6. MandaloreYak Force Ghost

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    I'll agree with Kalar on these matches except Rulk.
  7. Mikaboshi Force Ghost

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  8. Hokage_Kalar Jedi Grand Master

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    Rulk does absorb energy... and is really really angry... I don't know, if MG doesn't go to hard TP from jump...

    And on ST, I spent a good 2-3 hours on him before the draft, and have often commented about how OP his is... But FS is also pretty beastly. Mainly the intangibility, and being able to pull people onto the astral plane resonate with me here.
  9. Mikaboshi Force Ghost

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    I have never seen him absorb anything except cosmic and gama radiation, which is what was used to create him. I have never seen anything that would give me reason to believe that he can absorb any kind of energy thrown at him.
  10. Hokage_Kalar Jedi Grand Master

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    You know what, this argument came up earlier, and I think I even stated what you just said D1. Good point. I was just trying to be more sensitive to not always just going for the telepath as you pointed out in the omni-man match. But you're right, he hasn't absorbed anything except cosmic and gamma. I agree with D1. Which is swapping to MG.
  11. MandaloreYak Force Ghost

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  12. DarthIntegral Force Ghost

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    Championship

    Shadow_of_Durron (2) vs. MandaloreYak (1)

    Third-Place

    Axle_Starweilder (3) vs. Trimaj

    Fifth-Place

    The_Loyal_Imperial (1) vs. The_Chim (2)

    Seventh-Place

    RX_Sith (3) vs. KiwiRogue

    7ven!

    Location: The Flash Museum

    Lobo vs. Cyclops & Jean Grey
    The Flash vs. Allen the Alien
    Hal Jordan vs. Monica Rambeau TRUMPED with Metamorpho
    Bastion (forfeit) vs. Static & Starfire
  13. MandaloreYak Force Ghost

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    Interesting 3rd match. I guess Allen already won that, since this is essentially a rematch. And I'm guessing Lobo is gonna win that.
  14. EmpireForever Force Ghost

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    Well, if that happens I think ST kicks his behind on the Astral plane. Swamp Thing practically owns that place.
  15. Mikaboshi Force Ghost

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    Lobo vs. Cyclops & Jean Grey
    The Flash vs. Allen the Alien
    Hal Jordan vs. Monica Rambeau TRUMPED with Metamorpho
    Bastion (forfeit) vs. Static & Starfire
  16. Hokage_Kalar Jedi Grand Master

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  17. DarthIntegral Force Ghost

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    Championship

    Shadow_of_Durron (3) vs. MandaloreYak (1)

    Third-Place

    Axle_Starweilder (3) vs. Trimaj (1)

    Fifth-Place

    The_Loyal_Imperial (2) vs. The_Chim (2)

    Seventh-Place

    RX_Sith (3) vs. KiwiRogue (1)

    ate!

    Location: The Flash Museum

    Cyborg Superman vs. Plutonian
    Captain Comet (Prepared) vs. Selene
    Hercules vs. Sue Richards (forfeit)
    Terrax vs. Blue Beetle & Miss Martian
  18. MandaloreYak Force Ghost

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    Oh wow these are easy. We could get a new set of numbers here.
  19. Hokage_Kalar Jedi Grand Master

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    Cyborg Superman vs. Plutonian
    Captain Comet (Prepared) vs. Selene
    Hercules vs. Sue Richards (forfeit)
    Terrax vs. Blue Beetle & Miss Martian

    Wow, the left side just put their feet all up in the sofa...
  20. Axle-Starweilder Force Ghost

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  21. EmpireForever Force Ghost

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  22. MandaloreYak Force Ghost

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    Good draft, all. Well, all who participated. Except for the personal stuff, good draft besides that.

    Congrats to Trimaj for an excellent (hopefully) debut

    Congrats, Durron ftw.
  23. Axle-Starweilder Force Ghost

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    what, no congrats maxle for 3rd place?
  24. DarthIntegral Force Ghost

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    Championship

    Shadow_of_Durron (4) vs. MandaloreYak (1)

    Third-Place

    Axle_Starweilder (4) vs. Trimaj (1)

    Fifth-Place

    The_Loyal_Imperial (3) vs. The_Chim (2)

    Seventh-Place

    RX_Sith (4) vs. KiwiRogue (1)

    FORE!

    Location: The Flash Museum

    Super Skrull vs. Alan Scott
    Wonderboy & Supergirl vs. Apocalypse
    Captain Atom vs. Orion
    Mr Sinister TRUMPED with Star Sapphire vs. Namor TRUMPED with Human Torch
  25. MandaloreYak Force Ghost

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    Congrats, Maxle for third place. Almost had me there. Hope to see you back for the next one.
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