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Should we change the character thingy?

Discussion in 'Civ3 - Demo Game III: RPG' started by Sir John, Jun 7, 2003.

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Shoud we change the way we play the game?

Poll closed Jun 9, 2003.
  1. abandon character system completely=revert to player system

    6 vote(s)
    75.0%
  2. change character system to fit our needs (for example increase live expectancy, limit characters per

    1 vote(s)
    12.5%
  3. leave everything as it is

    1 vote(s)
    12.5%
  4. abstain

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  1. Sir John

    Sir John The evil one...

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  2. GenMarshall

    GenMarshall Night Elven Ghost Agent

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    I say revert back to our Player system like the old RPG.
     
  3. Zarn

    Zarn Le Républicain Catholique

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    I went away for a bit due to something out of my control. I come back and my characters are dead. The player system was better.
     
  4. Sir John

    Sir John The evil one...

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    @Zarn: The abstain thingy I posted about would help that so thats no reason for votng for revertion, but I agree wit u neverhless..
     
  5. GenMarshall

    GenMarshall Night Elven Ghost Agent

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    I agree, Right now I am starting to loose track of how many "Mara Jade"s I have, and who is killed and who is still alive.
     
  6. Zarn

    Zarn Le Républicain Catholique

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    I have a reason against your proposal. Why should you stop aging? Let's say you marry someone elses character. You freeze your character. The comes the large age difference. It just make sense in my eyes not to do it. Besides, a player character is much easier to control.
     
  7. disorganizer

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    @zarn: we could easily keep the character thing and do 2 things to it: kill LE, and limit the characters per player to 1 active. this way we can have the advances of roleplaying characters AND the ease of the player system. + we have the advantage of death on conflict, for example.

    the idea of death was the reason to implement the character system-btw- and thus we should maybe revert to a simpler and modified system. but not to the old one ;-)
    death is impossible if you only have players, except someone leaves.
    as such, i think we should keep the character system and modify it to have a unlimited LE and a limited number of "active" characters.
     
  8. Civanator

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    Dis' Idea does sound good.
     
  9. Octavian X

    Octavian X is not a pipe.

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    I'd go for reverting to a character system, if and only if people could still die through conflict. If there's one thing I got tired of, it was the immortal people who could jump of airplanes without parachuts, and live to tell about it.
     
  10. Civanator

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    Oct- My aunt's friend jumped out of an airplane 2 times without his parachute going off and lived, and he hit the ground ;).
     
  11. Sir John

    Sir John The evil one...

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    I will soon post a new poll where the options will be:

    Reverting to old system
    using disses idea.
    abstain

    All agree???
     
  12. Stuck_as_a_Mac

    Stuck_as_a_Mac Aptenodytes forsteri

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    @dis- can it be 2 characters? remember end of DG2, my Dada rebelion? that wouldnt be possible with only 1 active character
     
  13. Sir John

    Sir John The evil one...

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    2 charcs could work as well, but if first making the character count lower I would say that we go all the way down to one...
     
  14. Octavian X

    Octavian X is not a pipe.

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    Well, if you guys are serious about this change, submit a formal request to change the necessary rules to one of the RPG managers, and we'll vote and take it from there.
     
  15. disorganizer

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    Well, as SJ is banned, someone needs to push this forward... and its not me :p
     
  16. Plexus

    Plexus Architeuthidae puericomedentis

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    SJ got banned? Well, it is clear what direction we should take, and if no one else wants to spearhead this, I will.
     
  17. GenMarshall

    GenMarshall Night Elven Ghost Agent

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    @Plexus, with your permision, I would like to help you get this thing forward :).
     
  18. Stuck_as_a_Mac

    Stuck_as_a_Mac Aptenodytes forsteri

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    @all- just give me a formal proposal and Ill get it polled
     
  19. jdd2007

    jdd2007 Emperor : )

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    hey, uh, i havent been active in this RPG but you might remember me from the last one.

    i would love to see the player thing back. i wouldnt want to join if my character might die tomorow with no heirs.
     
  20. GenMarshall

    GenMarshall Night Elven Ghost Agent

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    Hmm, is this going to be pushed forward? :confused:
     

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