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Inactive [LP CYOA] Overlord

Discussion in 'Choose Your Own Adventure Land' started by treave, Jul 20, 2015.

  1. Nevill Arcane

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    One more vote, and we can move on to DDCC to resolve the tie between DC and DDC. :lol:
     
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  2. treave Arcane Patron

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    Maybe I should just combine all the backgrounds and motivations? :M

    A lazy, orphaned noble with a materialistic streak but a righteous heart who was a child soldier that is picked up by a master swordsman, spending part of his training with the Order of the White Falcon, thanks to his master's connections, and his free time as an avid scholar on his own.
     
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  3. Nevill Arcane

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    Nah, this was just a highly attractive mix that at least some people who voted for either variant could actually agree on. It retains the traits of both that made us choose them in the first place.

    I don't really object to 2D, but I'd hate to lose 2C as a motivation. For people like me, this is a fine compromise.

    And the description is awesome, too. :salute:

    Does not work. Too much time spent on bettering oneself for such a lazy person. :M
     
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  4. Absinthe Arcane

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    Is it possible to go ADC?
     
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  5. treave Arcane Patron

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    Well, I would like to say yes, but that's basically opening up every manner of combination to be voted on. If that is the case, we might fare better just combining everything and finding a suitable balance between all the traits.

    He's minimizing his long-term effort by studying how to be efficient. :M
     
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  6. Baltika9 Arcane

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    No, that's way too much.
     
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  7. ScubaV Prophet

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    I guess it really depends on how the personality is initially and then how we evolve it. Pretty much every protagonist except maybe Dio has had some degree of awkwardness to a lesser (Ean/Jing) or greater extent (Senya/Spiral guy). I'm fine with the DD/DDC archetypes in principle, but I think they will too easily lend themselves to an overlord who spends all his time spying on his advisors in the bath rather than, you know, overlording, especially in the Codex's hands.
     
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  8. Random Word Arbiter Patron

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    I think you mean inventing a scrying orb with the same refractive index as water and installing them in all the bath houses so we can spy from the comfort of our armchair while overlording.
     
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  9. Absinthe Arcane

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    Guess I'm sticking with AC>AD then.
     
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  10. GreyViper Erudite

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    AC to role play Rance
     
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  11. TOME Cuckmaster General

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  12. Esquilax Arcane

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    The idea of an evil Overlord being some cranky old pervert who just wants to be left alone to pursue research and bed the occasional wench is just a wonderful setup. But honestly, all of these are great anyways.
     
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  13. m4davis Scholar

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    Flopping to DDC
     
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  14. Baltika9 Arcane

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    Little will the world know that every single cunning plan and invention we use against them was originally made to spy on naked women. This will be glorious.
     
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  15. Azira Arcane Patron

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    I'm sticking by my AB vote. :rpgcodex:
     
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  16. oscar Prestigious Gentleman Arcane

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    I hope DDC isn't actually serious.
     
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  17. Nevill Arcane

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    Uh-huh. I bet he is also fond of saying 'It's not like I love hard work, b-baka!' to himself. :M

    His advisors will just have to learn to recite 'Overlording 101' while bathing. Problem solved.

    Anyway, we are just deciding on a hero now. It's too early to say how the Overlord will turn out from such a starting point, even though we hope he retains some of the hero's traits and drives.
     
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  18. Kipeci Arcane

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    I don't really care for the DDC character description, though I'm fine with DC and DD. I'll keep rooting for DC>DD>DDC, but I'll be okay even if DDC takes it now that we've avoided the mercenary.
     
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  19. Jester Arbiter

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    We talking Treave here your objection is overruled.
    Even if they would not believe it such explanations its more likely heroes will hesitate to end good villains. :lol:

    Personally i am most afraid about becoming "good and correct" person that sound to close to Hitler, or middle ages church. Either way quite a scum bag.

    Discworld Vetinari objectively speaking could be considered a power hungry manipulative bad guy, but the way he could make everything fall into place make him beyond good and evil. He was all about making things work. If we just would manage such level of down to earth AWESOMENESS, unfortunately we are but a miserable pile of Butthurt, lulz and yolo. +M

    You was truly influenced by a GREAT MAN. Evil yes, but GREAT and charismatic. There is nothing to be ashamed of. :salute:

    Of and flop DDC>DC.
     
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  20. aleam iacis Scholar

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    DB! Less physically oriented, pragmatic, power-chaser!

    Also Spiral was great!
     
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  21. Slacker pervert scholar is awesome.

    Ddc>Ac>*c
     
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  22. wjw Augur

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    Ill vote DC on the original character. He might turn out a bit like Los Pollos Hernanos from Breaking Bad, who is an excellent villain overlord. Not morally bad. Not good either. Efficient but with a strong bondable human side. Can be cruel when necessary.
     
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  23. Cassidy Arcane

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    Changing my vote to /d/dc_meltdown
     
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  24. Esquilax Arcane

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    It's real and it's happening!
     
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  25. Tigranes Prestigious Gentleman Arcane

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    The DDC cannot be stopped.
     
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