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Choose your Champions
« on: December 03, 2017, 06:17:01 AM »


The leader should be a big strong guy (must be male), but not someone you'd peg as a team leader (like Herc, a team player, even comedy relief, but no one expected him to have his own team book).

The woman should be a femme fatale. Someone in the spy game or related field that can kick ass.

A buddy team (must be male), or two characters from the same source material. Lotsa leeway on powers and such. Whatever you think fits.

A spooky character (must be male) that makes you go 'huh?' For being on a team.

Obviously i'd love to see what you guys'd do with "live action, no Marvel/no DC", but its been intimated the difficulty of that leads to lack of replies.
So, go nuts, whatever you wanna do as long as the archetypes match.
I'm just bored af and was going through old build pics, And still expect a lack of replies. :P
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Re: Choose your Champions
« Reply #1 on: December 03, 2017, 06:17:26 AM »


The big, strong guy:
JAYNE COBB-Firefly
On a crew with Mal Reynolds, Zoe Washburn, and even Shepherd Book, Jayne gets lost in the shuffle. He's just the big guy, occasional comedy relief, and not someone you'd think would lead his own team. But he's got the tools.

The femme fatale:
MELINA [redacted]-Total Recall
Total recall? More like total hottie. Versed in espionage, weapons, h2h, kicking Corporate and Synthetic ass. A well rounded, sci fi spy.

The two guys from the same source material:
D'AVIN & JOHNNY JAQOBIS- Killjoys
Older brother D'avin is a battle hardened Soldier with low level psychic powers from having been linked to an alien hive mind.
Younger brother Johnny is a tech savvy self described super nerd who will also shoot you in the face if needed.

Spooky character doesnt seem right on a team:
RO-MAN-Robot Monster
Not so much spooky as other worldly; an alien gorilla with a mechanical head who was intent on wiping out all humans until it fell in love with an Earth girl.
No one is quite sure why it's chosen to be on the team, or what motivates it now.
« Last Edit: December 03, 2017, 06:19:55 AM by Riv1 »
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Re: Choose your Champions
« Reply #2 on: December 03, 2017, 07:24:18 AM »
I know you prefer no DC/Marvel, but the prospect of DC Champions was too good to pass up.  This roster just popped in my head and I honestly think it could make for a good story or two.

Captain Marvel


Ravager


Booster Gold and Blue Beetle


The Demon

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Re: Choose your Champions
« Reply #3 on: December 03, 2017, 07:39:17 AM »
Nah, thats a keeper, dude.
Doesnt hurt you have 4 of my favorite characters on your team!  :D
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Re: Choose your Champions
« Reply #4 on: December 03, 2017, 07:39:42 AM »
And here's a non-Marvel?DC comic version.  I decided to go for the quirkiest team I could.

Savage Dragon


Jet Dream


Sam and Max


Hellboy

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Re: Choose your Champions
« Reply #5 on: December 03, 2017, 08:26:03 AM »
lol, thats neat!
You did a great job both times of fitting the archetypes.
Sam & Max, thats fucking inventive!

Okay i'll do Marvel...:

Wonderman as leader.
Like Herc, a top tier strongman who still plays second fiddle in fans' eyes, and who you wouldnt peg as a team leader.
He can be in LA trying (yet again) to get his acting career going.


Mockingbird.
Hasnt really fit in anywhere long since her resurrection. Back in LA as she spent quite a few years there, and it isnt full of folks she's trying to avoid.
A bad ass street leveler ala Black Widow, both have even been linked to Hawkeye.


Ben Grimm & Human Torch
Buddy team from another team. With the FF having no ongoing, the duo is in LA literally on vacation, getting away from all the drama on the east coast.
Earth bound Ben for high flying Angel; fiery Torch for Iceman.


Ghost Rider.
An homage to the original lineup, that weird guy who doesnt look like he belongs on a team, using the lowrider-Rider, who actually just happens to live in LA.


After foiling some plot to destroy LA by say, the Mole Man, the group decides to stay together for various reasons: Simon thinks it'll help his chances at landing parts, Mockingbird is curious how her former teammate will do as a leader, Ben & Johnny realize they're  happiest on a team, and the new Rider is looking to help his rep.
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Re: Choose your Champions
« Reply #6 on: December 03, 2017, 01:59:31 PM »

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Re: Choose your Champions
« Reply #7 on: December 03, 2017, 03:00:24 PM »
All Might is spooky?

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Re: Choose your Champions
« Reply #8 on: December 03, 2017, 03:12:49 PM »
From a certain point of view...

per TV Tropes;
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All Might, the Big Good of the series, who's drawn in heavy shadows with half his face obscured, Hidden Eyes and a gigantic perpetual grin that can make him look downright unsettling at first glance (and his more sickly civilian form barely even looks human.) None of this stops him from being widely beloved and accepted as a symbol of peace.

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Re: Choose your Champions
« Reply #9 on: December 03, 2017, 03:19:32 PM »
All Might is spooky?
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Re: Choose your Champions
« Reply #10 on: December 04, 2017, 04:32:55 AM »
T800

Dom & Hobbs

River Tam

John Wick

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Re: Choose your Champions
« Reply #11 on: December 04, 2017, 06:05:48 AM »
^^^nice take on the concept.

River Tam, the rogue government experiment. Nice.

John Wick as spooky? Well, he was the one you sent to kill the Boogeyman. Nice.
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Re: Choose your Champions
« Reply #12 on: December 04, 2017, 11:19:11 AM »
Definitely an oddball mix, like the actual Champions. Probably wouldn't work well together, but fuck it.


Leader: Fisto (Masters of the Universe)




Femme Fatale: Emma Peel (The Avengers)




Buddy Duo: Ryu & Ken (Street Fighter)




Spooky Character: Scorpion (Mortal Kombat)


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« Reply #13 on: December 04, 2017, 01:36:32 PM »
^^^nice take on the concept.

River Tam, the rogue government experiment. Nice.

John Wick as spooky? Well, he was the one you sent to kill the Boogeyman. Nice.

Thanks - Yeah, I figure he fits the bill. Especially the reaction his name gets from mobsters.

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Re: Choose your Champions
« Reply #14 on: December 04, 2017, 08:18:35 PM »
Live action version:

Leader/brawler: Sapper Morton (Blade Runner 2049)



Buddy Team: Lucius Vorenus and Titus Pullo (HBO's Rome)



Femme Fatale: Shalimar Fox (Mutant X)



Spooky character: Darkman





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