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What's your biggest problem with this list?
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In order from left to right
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>>434858648
it’s shit
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>>434858648
Mario literally has no personality
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>>434858648
>using old Mario render because he looks angry
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>>434858648
The only AAA character in this list is Mario.
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All of these characters are literal shit except for Raiden
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Whatever
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I can get behind snake but B.B. is better, I guess ezio is a decent choice too but all the others are garbage characters
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>>434858648
Two characters from the same series.
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> MGS2 Raiden ranked #1
Based
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>>434858648
why is femshepard on there? male one is more iconic. get tracer outta there, doomguy deserves that seat way more. ignoring that this is bait, of course
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>>434858648
Ha-ha, nuLara btfo.
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>>434858648
How many can you describe without mentioning their appearance, job or skills, plot relevance, or relationships?
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>>434859987
None except Based Raiden
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>>434858648
god i want to make babs with femshep
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>>434858648
Every character on that list is who gives a fuck, except Mario, and Mario's character begins and ends with jumping
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>>434858648
>putting flavor of the month on the same list with established characters that has been relevant for nearly 20 years
Gaming journalism, not even once.
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most of them are nu-age cinematic boring humans
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>>434858648
From left to right:
>not Revengeance Raiden
>alright
>just a little girl
>generic the protagonist
>yuck
>modeled after a transsexual pornstar
>”a drowner, gotta be”
>alright
>generic asscreed hoodie guy
>generic the protagonist 2: nazi edition
>dyke with next to no personality
>fucking bing bing wahoo
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>>434858648
>All western or western themed characters with the exception of only the most iconic video game character in existence that they threw in just because they felt obligated to have Mario.
Looks like dogshit. Tracer barely even has any characterization.
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>>434858648
What are the ciriteria?
Personality? Desog? Games they're featured in?
Becasue it's a shit list based on all three.
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Raiden and Eizo are the only good characters there.
How do you drop the ball so fucking?
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>>434858648
Post your list of 12 anime characters, it will be worse.
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>>434858648
Actually decent.

Tracer certainly doesn't belong on there though.
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>>434859327
Male Shepard's face is more iconic but everyone knows female Shepard's performance is way better.
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>>434858648
>putting Aloy with vidya legends like Solid Snake, Mario, and Lara Croft
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>No Max Payne

D R O P P E D
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>>434858648
>Tracer
>Mario
>Aloy
Top kek
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>>434858648
MGS2 Raiden is actually correct, which is quite shocking. everything else besides snake is absolutely wrong. no dante? No kiryu?
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>>434858648
>ellie
>horizon zero dawn bitch
>tracer

What a garbage fucking list
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>>434858648
>What's your biggest problem with this list?
everything
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>>434858648
>femShep
>Tracer and not based McCree
>Ellie and not Joel
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>>434861227
Based and redpilled
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>>434858648
Jesus this list is absolute fucking garbage.
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>>434858648
>no Kratos
>no Link
>no James Bond
Fix your list
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>>434860954
She was dogshit in 2 and 3.
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Where's Captain King?
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Only wish to say that MGS should be Solid Snake and Ocelot. No comment on the rest as most are laughable and not worth saying anything about.
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>>434858648
>They're all white people
Uh oh, this is problematic....
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>>434861904
Terrible
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>>434861904
>Luigi
>Chris and not Leon or Barry
>girl from a dead franchise
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>>434858648
>What's your biggest problem with this list?
Its absolute shit taste. I've seen bait-kun anons make less shittier lists in their BAITING posts.
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>>434858648
Based Raiden pick
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>>434858648
>that bitch from horizon
Jesus fucking Christ how can anyone like a protagonist that is both as interesting and visually resembles, a brick.
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Ok since one is shit, let's remake it
Heres my 12, feel free to remove those you dont think deserve it and replace it with those you think do.

>Raiden
>Eizo
>Snake
>Luigi
>James Sutherland
>Max Payne
>Chris Redfield
>Phoenix Wright
>John Martson
>Link
>Master Chief
>CJ

>>434862056
Chris is the best written character and the most sympathetic. Barry is second best though.
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>>434861420
Not my list, i think Link is the best character ever so he would be #1 on mine
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>>434858648
Cunt from Horizon doesn't belong in that list and neither does Lara or Tracer.
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>>All western or western themed characters

'Western themed'? As opposed to what? The vast majority of Japanese games are derivative of Western media/pop culture. Donkey Kong is King Kong. Solid Snake is Snake Plissken. Link from Zelda is an elf boy.

The majority of beloved Japanese games, e.g. Metal Gear Solid, Resident Evil, Devil May Cry, Silent Hill, etc. all feature facsimiles of American characters in facsimile of American locales.

Similarly, almost every jrpg takes place in some facsimile of a western fantasy world (or Star Wars inspired mix of a fantasy and sci-fi world). In these games, you rarely see samurai and japanese architecture, instead you mostly see western medieval castles, knights, clerical magic, etc, and the characters appear to be Caucasian.
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>>434858648
The only characters worth a fucking damn on this list are Snake, Raiden and Mario. Maybe Geralt too, and old Lara I guess had a lot of fame during the PS1 age.
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>shep
>aloy
>tracer
>ellie
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>>434861227
Would change Geralt and Drake, otherwise completely correct
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>>434858648
I understand (not come even close to agree) everyone but tracer and mario, there's nothing there, the games being good doesn't make them good characters.
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>>434862329
>anime characters are supposed to be white
And here we go again.
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>>434858648
Is Aloy there for any other reason than she's female?

Only one Nintendo character there is ridiculous. A game like Super Smash Bros wouldn't even be possible if you didn't have so many iconic characters.

BJ Blazkowicz instead of DoomGuy is dumb.
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>>434858648
Gee Metal Gear, how come GamesRadar lets you have TWO characters on the list?
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NO
DUKE
NUKEM
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>>434858648
Half of those are hardly even characters due to being either self-inserts or having no personality at all.
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>>434858648

Poochie, Icon, literally who, that guy, literally who, disgusting ugly tranny, memorable, Icon, Icon, Icon, literally who, Icon.
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>>434858648
not much
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>>434860781
If OP posted a link we would have known, but I think it's just a bait picture made by him.
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>>434858648
BJ but not DoomSlayer? They literally just threw a dart at a poster or something
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>>434863081
Duck Cuckem is too “problematic” for these fuckin’ jabronis.
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>>434862862

Who said anything about Megaman? You didn't refute any of the dozens examples I mentioned. Do you seriously think Chris Redfield or James Sunderland or Cloud Strife are supposed to be Japanese?
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>>434858648
>Shepherd
why
>FemShep
what why?
>Dumbass ME3 Shep
Fuck you
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Why isn't Jacket in here? He killed almost all the russian mafia that was in Miami. Also why the fuck is Raiden here?
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>>434860954
Femshep's only value is to play a Shepherd Garrus can stick his cock in.
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>>434860548
>modeled after a transsexual pornstar
Kys with this dumb meme
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>>434863109
Imagine having taste this horrible
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Why is the games press so RACIST against Japanese?

Also, lol - no one gives a fuck about TellTale. You'd think one of their characters would get listed.
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>>434863118
>Replacing "The only thing I hate more than Nazis is my dad" BJ with classic BJ
Good man
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>>434859987
Snake and raiden def
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>Aloy
>Tracer
>Blazkowicz
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>>434863809
>implying telltale "games" even qualify as such
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>no Zelda
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>>434862329
Devil may cry is absolutely not based on american characters, the only western thing about the entire cast is the names ripped from a renaissance Italians biblical self insert fanfic.
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>>434863809 #
>no one cares about telltale
Triggered.mp4
You about to get destroyed with a golf club ...
But jokes aside most people just remember TellTale due to Batman and TWD
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>>434863268
>Who said anything about Megaman?
I’m pretty sure that was a reaction image.
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>>434863908
I haven't played Wolfenstein 2 yet since finishing old blood and i don't think i want to start it either
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>>434858648
Fixed
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>>434858648
literal uglies with nothing distinct or memorable about them

only ones that excempt from that is snake, raiden, mario and tracer

everyone else is a literal who, ugly, boring, a retarded pick or a combination of the four.
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>>434858648
>Trader
She's not a character but an avatar in a multiplayer only game
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>>434863268
>doesn't know what a reaction image is
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>>434864172

>Devil may cry is absolutely not based on american characters, the only western thing about the entire cast is the names ripped from a renaissance Italians biblical self insert fanfic.

>characters look Caucasian
>locales are western (e.g. gothic castles and swords, rather than japanese architecture and samurai)
>characters are literally based on western pop culture icons (Trish was based on Trinity, Lady was based on Tatu, etc)

You are retarded.
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>not a single tf2 character there
>not a single VALVE character there
>fucking unironically tracer overwatch
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>>434864640
She is basically just a class from TF2 or Battlefield in the sense of gameplay. There's almost zero lore in-game except easter-eggs
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>>434864496
I changed my mind
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>MGS2 Raiden
>FemShep
>generic Assassin's Creed guy
>Tracer when the rest of the cast is more popular
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>No Wario
Cringe
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>>434859431
>this
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>>434858648
No black rep?
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>>434863991
>Fine with a generic action hero
>Not fine with a caricature of a generic action hero
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>old Lara
Isn't that sexist male gaze pandering gamergate toxicity?
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>>434864526
Drake is everything but boring
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>>434863081
This is probably why you're more level headed and a general happier person.

>>434863204
This guy just uses words he stumbles upon and probably to incompetent to think for himself. Just told what think and hates things because inferiority. Like it gives him purpose to stand out as opposition when doesn't know context.
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>>434858648
>tracer, nathan, fucking who chick from the robot flintstone game, last of us kid
>no Master Chief
>no DoomGuy
>no anyone else that is actually more relevant and recognizable than those 3 i listed
GameRadar can suck my dick
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>>434858648
>tracer
has no "story' and just exists as mascot
>femshep
not really a "character" because they're supposed to be a vessel for the player
>mario
barely has characterization, sure he's iconic but he has no character development and a very base personality to stay iconic
>ellie (using TLOU2 image of ellie specifically)
retarded, they're just posting it to get brownie points because she's kissed another girl
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>>434866494
>recognizable
Who the fuck do you think kids these days are more likely to recognize?
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>>434866591
>Who the fuck do you think kids these days are more likely to recognize?
You need to be 18 to post on this site faggot, get off this board
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>>434866591
I doubt kids are gonna recognize Raiden hell maybe not even Snake, they probably thing its BB.
Same with Eizo
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>>434866669
I'm 28
18 year olds today were born in fucking 2000, do you really think they'd recognize doomguy over dudes from their epic playstation setpiece tours?
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>>434866837
>18 year olds today were born in fucking 2000, do you really think they'd recognize doomguy over dudes from their epic playstation setpiece tours?
At least fuckin Master chief over the robot dino chick and some kid from the last of us.
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>>434858648
Lara, Femshep, Snake and Mario can stay...fuck the rest, they're either shit or memes.
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>>434858648
No Samus?
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>>434858648
>Femshep
Absolute state
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>>434867068
>Femshep can stay
You literally have no right to call any character shit or meme
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>>434858648
no metroid
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>>434858648
Left to right:
>Raiden is okay, not fantatsic
>Snake is a decent choice
>Who?
>Who?
>Who?
>Who?
>He's pretty cool, yeah
>Iconic doesn't mean good
>Ezio was good
>No
>No
>No
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>Kratos
>Snake
>MERRY-OH
>Donkey Kong
>Halo dude
>Doomguy
>Dick Kick'em
>Geralt
>Heavy Weapons Guy
>Gordon Freeman
>Tommy Vercetti or any GTA protag
>OG Lara

r8, h8, masturb8
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>>434858648
This literally isn't anywhere on GR website, you cuck
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>people actually like tracer
im gonna puke
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>>434858648
Wario should be there instead of Mario
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>Snake
>Ocelot
>Kratos
>Dante
>old Lara
>Gordon
>Ezio
>Samus
>Ryu
>Megaman
>Mario
>Master Chief
Characters who can be traded for someone else (doomguy, link) -> Ezio, Dante, Megaman, Kratos
The rest HAVE to be there
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>>434858648
>FemShep
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>>434861026
This. Fucking Aloy is iconic.
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>No Sam Fisher
Fuck that
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>>434865179
>>434868501
Based Wariobros
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>>434858648
Some of these guys haven't been relevant in years
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>>434858648
fixed that shit list
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>>434868198
I found the actual list, it's from February and has 30 characters. It would be unacceptable to put old Lara here as >>434865740 fairly pointed out, I was suspicious right away.
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Tracer
She's not even the most interesting character in Overwatch.
Shit she's not even in the Top 10
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>>434869595
replace all of them with big smoke
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>>434869660
Mario isn't the most interesting character in his games, but that doesn't stop him from being the mascot
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>>434858648
BJ's the objectively least interesting protagonist of the holy trinity of id protagonists, and this was even before the latest entry in the series.

fucking Ranger played football for Miskatonic U
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>>434870005
I had impression that overwatch mascot is Widowmaker's ass?
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I included the Nintendo characters due to their influence/irreconcilability not necessarily the quality of their character.
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>>434858648
What the fuck are Raiden, Lara, Mario, Tracer, Uncharted and Ellen Page doing there.
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>>434871257
>lumping Raiden in with those fags
Weak bait
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>>434871194
who's the sword & board guy?
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>>434858648
Is Raiden only counting his shitty MGS2 self or is it considering all incarnations of Raiden?
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>>434871584
You mean the emo and edgelord versions?
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>>434871447
Avatar from the Ultima series. I included him because of the influence the Ultima series had on the RPG genre.
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>>434859327
Sheploofags eternally BTFO and unable to ever recover, Femshep confirmed Bestshep
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>>434859987
This is asinine. I literally couldn't describe a single human being I've ever met if forbidden from using that stuff, get the fuck out of here.
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>>434871390
>walking strawman for how Kojima saw the MGS fanbase
Yeah, really ebin character.
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>>434871619
>You mean the emo and edgelord versions?

yeah, the better versions of Raiden compared to his MGS2 self
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>>434871723
And that shows just how low the standard for characters and writing in general is in videogames.
It's all archetypes.
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>>434866591
Some faggy League and Fortnite characters, not the literal whos on this list outside of Mario, Tracer, Ezio and Snake. Nathan and Geralt are almost as recognizable.
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>>434860548
>generic the protagonist 2: nazi edition
I hope you know that BJ was a forerunner in first person shooters right. Just cause it isn’t his sprite doesn’t mean anything.
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>>434871825
There is a reason Kojima makes video games when he clearly prefers movies: He's a shit writer.
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how the list should be
>ocelot
>big boss, but solid is fine
>john marston
>drake can stay
>master chief
>shepard can stay
>geralt can stay
>lara can stay
>niko bellic
>johnny gat
>dom (gears of war)
>sulik
change my mind
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>>434858648
>shit characters like Aloy and those two on the top right from The Last of Us or whatever walking simulator movie they're supposed to be from.
>no characters like DOOMguy Crash Bandicoot, Link, Master Chief, or Rico Rodriguez
Shit compilation
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>>434858648
Pretty much all of them are shit.

Only ones worthwhile are
>Laura
>Ezio
>Snake
>Raiden

Mario is okay too but he isn't much of a character he's pretty blank. Nothing wrong with him but I would include him in top 12 of all time.

I guess my list would be
>Laura Croft
>Big Boss (both real and double)
>Lee Everett
>Geralt of Rivia
>John Marston
>Duke Nukem
>Issac Clarke
>Kratos
>Marcus Fenix
>Commander Shepherd (Male)
>Lo Wang
>CJ
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>>434858648
>not the mgs4 counterparts
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Why the fuck are people shitting on Mario
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>>434858648
top in what sense?
its mostly fotm garbage
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Top 12 in terms of what? How iconic they are? How well-written they are? Aggregated opinions about how good their design is?

It seems to be all over the place with that list. No one's going to accuse Mario of not being iconic, but you'd have to grasp at straws for him being well-written. The only character I think deserves to be on there, regardless of criteria, is Ezio.
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>>434873146
>Laura
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>>434873146
>Marcus Fenix
I'd go with Dom instead, but other than that your list is pretty based anon
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>>434873210
He doesn’t actually have a personality, Wario makes more sense
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>>434858648
at least 5 of those aren't even really characters
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>>434871670
You couldn't name a single person's personality?
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>>434873363
Thanks. I like Dom too. Just like Marcus more.
I actually like the whole og squad (Marcus/Dom/Cole/Baird) I also liked Anya, Jack, and Kim as well. Most of the Gears are likeable and well written considering they all look like they'd just be meatheads. The only actual meathead is Cole and even he is enjoyable.
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>>434873210
He's the odd man out and doesn't fit with the rest of the list. Surely he's the most iconic video game character ever, but aside that he's got little character development in 35 years. He's fun but that's about it. You could say the same of other platformer MC's.

I'm more concerned why the person who made that list included literal garbage like Aloy and Tracer. Characters less than 5 years old should be exempt. Fuck, even Minecraft Steve would be a better pick.
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>>434873313
Did I misspell it? Or do you not like the pick?
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>>434873963
I thought you intentionally misspelled it.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-TkFdUmC5k4
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>What's your biggest problem with this list?

That it was made by a new faggy staff when the original staff of 10 years was great and funny; now they all left and the website is a husk of its former self while everyone who mattered moved on to other things, not better things, just different ones.
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>>434873210
I'm not shitting on Mario. He just isn't much of a character. His games are fun and he's the biggest icon in gaming.
If you wanted a list of the most iconic characters then yeah he'd make the top of the list. But as for "best characters" as in most interesting then no. There is much to his character. He's as vanilla as it gets. Likeable but generic.
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>>434874094
Lol no, I'm just stupid.
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>>434858648
Raiden, Snake, Geralt, and Shepard are great.
What the fuck even Mario does on that list, it's just a jumping sprite that gathers coins. He has no character and no ideology.
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>>434858648
>No Doomguy
>No Link
>No Sonic
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>>434858648
Theyre all white REEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEE
Gaming is racist, and gamers are dead!
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>>434859064
You got it backwards
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>>434858648
What the fuck kind of bullshit list is this? No one gives a fuck about the woman in the middle far left, Doomguy is significantly more influential than BJ, and Lara Croft hasn't been relevant for years. Even Nathan is a dubious pick, no one really cares about him as a character.
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>>434858648
more like
>12 video game characters from games that normies know
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>>434863118
he cute
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>no doombro
>no dante
>no max payne
>no riddick
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>>434873901
My wife is not literal garbage.





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