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[CoX] I Can't Believe It's Not WoW

ScooterScooter Registered User regular
edited July 2007 in MMO Extravaganza
In celebration of our new neighbors I have been struck with the concept for the next big theme SG: WoW in CoX! No Supergroup Uniforms or name formulas on this one, just take a WoW character/concept and make it in CoX.

Suggested powersets (this would be a heroside thing):
Weapons sets; Archery, Axe, Mace, Broadsword or Katana
"Magic" sets; Fire, Ice, Dark (which I seem to recall from my own short time in WoW...do they have storm/elec/etc mages? I don't know)
Assualt Rifle might work for dwarves, especially with a focus on the shotgun shots.
Stone melee for the giant mallet.
Gotta have healr, so Empathy
Probably other stuff I haven't thought of


I'm sure everyone knows what Warcraft races look like, but if you don't, here's a link:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Humanoid_Races_in_the_Warcraft_universe

Note: Does not have to be a player race from WoW! If you can make yourself a Panderan, then by god you do that.

Figure I'd be up for starting a team around 7 EST tomorrow, though feel free to start characters up and get them through the tutorial before then.




Also, if any WoWers might want to get in on this
Spoiler:

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  • Me Too!Me Too! __BANNED USERS regular
    edited July 2007
    Scoooooot
    Comin' through with the converting. Hi5.

  • BarrakkethBarrakketh Registered User regular
    edited July 2007
    Scooter wrote: »
    "Magic" sets; Fire, Ice, Dark (which I seem to recall from my own short time in WoW...do they have storm/elec/etc mages? I don't know)

    Shamans with Lightning Bolt/Chain Lightning is the closest to that. Druids get Hurricane, too.

  • Me Too!Me Too! __BANNED USERS regular
    edited July 2007
    And Assault Rifle would be more of a Hunter-type thing. That might be what you were going for, dwarves can be hunters.

  • ScooterScooter Registered User regular
    edited July 2007
    I was mostly thinking more in terms of dwarves being the guys that normally would use firearms. Not that I would really know.

  • Me Too!Me Too! __BANNED USERS regular
    edited July 2007
    In WoW any hunter besides Night Elf, I believe, can use guns.
    +1 Nerd.

  • Munkus BeaverMunkus Beaver Registered User, ClubPA regular
    edited July 2007
    Just in general, scooter, for themes:
    Hunters would use guns and pets
    Mages use Arcane, Fire and Ice Magic.
    Warlocks use debuffs via shadow magic and fire magic
    Priests heal with holy magic and hurt with shadow magic
    Paladins hit with maces, heal with holy magic, or tank with sword and board
    Warriors use big melee weapons and big armor
    Shaman use nature magic to heal and damage
    Rogues use knives, stealth, and sneaky crap
    Druids use claws to hurt and nature to heal

    I'd get in on a trial with this if I wasn't on a super shitty computer.

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  • a penguina penguin Registered User
    edited July 2007
    Wiggin wrote: »
    In WoW any hunter besides Night Elf, I believe, can use guns.
    +1 Nerd.


    This is gold :D

    This space eventually to be filled with excitement
  • ScooterScooter Registered User regular
    edited July 2007
    If this takes off we could probably set up a villain version as well, since only Stalkers can really do Rogues, and only Dominators get "nature" powers. Plus they get real zombies. One thing at a time though.

  • Me Too!Me Too! __BANNED USERS regular
    edited July 2007
    It's like +2 Magix, but not gay because I'm not LARPing. I'm just applying my nerdy knowledge, which covers multiple subjects.
    It comes from wearing my favorite Pink Floyd t-shirt. The shirt itself isn't nerdy, but has become infused with the essence of nerd from being worn so much, especially to my comic shop.

  • a penguina penguin Registered User
    edited July 2007
    No no.

    You just dinged on a WoW stereotype... the Night Elf Hunter named some variation of "Legolas" (LeggomyEggolas :D) that refuses to use guns because "LEGOLAS USES A BOW!!1!11elevens"


    Hunters can use bows, guns, etc.

    This space eventually to be filled with excitement
  • Me Too!Me Too! __BANNED USERS regular
    edited July 2007
    Oh. I was positive there was an NE restriction that kept them from using guns. Guess not.

  • BarrakkethBarrakketh Registered User regular
    edited July 2007
    Wiggin wrote: »
    Oh. I was positive there was an NE restriction that kept them from using guns. Guess not.

    Nope. They don't even get a bonus to bows; trolls do :P

  • LednehLedneh shinesquawk Registered User regular
    edited July 2007
    There USED to be a restriction, that's probably what you were thinking of. Back in the beta days, I think.

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  • Me Too!Me Too! __BANNED USERS regular
    edited July 2007
    Man, I wasn't even playing in Beta. I'm just going by what it said in the book.

  • korodullinkorodullin What. Registered User regular
    edited July 2007
    Wiggin wrote: »
    Man, I wasn't even playing in Beta. I'm just going by what it said in the book.

    The old manual? It never got updated from beta either.

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  • see317see317 Registered User regular
    edited July 2007
    What server Scoot?
    I'd assume Virtue, but want to be sure before I clear a slot out.

    Ringo wrote: »
    Well except what see317 said. That guy's always wrong.
  • ScooterScooter Registered User regular
    edited July 2007
  • SegSeg Registered User regular
    edited July 2007
    Take a lot of screen shots and post them up in a thread here, while I am not ready to give CoX a try yet. I am curious. (My wife and I played CoH, but cancelled around Sept or Oct 2005.)

  • vegeta_666vegeta_666 CanadaRegistered User regular
    edited July 2007
    korodullin wrote: »
    Wiggin wrote: »
    Man, I wasn't even playing in Beta. I'm just going by what it said in the book.

    The old manual? It never got updated from beta either.

    Yeah, my manual still says Dwarves can be Mages. If only, if only...

    I might be up for this, but, I would need a trial key so if there any left over toss one over.

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  • ScooterScooter Registered User regular
    edited July 2007
    PM me your email.

  • AccualtAccualt Registered User regular
    edited July 2007
    Seg wrote: »
    Take a lot of screen shots and post them up in a thread here, while I am not ready to give CoX a try yet. I am curious. (My wife and I played CoH, but cancelled around Sept or Oct 2005.)

    You should use one of the free trial codes to give it a try once i10 comes out. Rikti Invasion the Second. Here is a fan made trailer for it.

    I'll have to think long and hard about deleting someone to make this, especially on Virtue where my 12 slots are all used up.

  • ScooterScooter Registered User regular
    edited July 2007
    So I hear there's a fan made trailer for i10. I wonder where I could find it?

  • SegSeg Registered User regular
    edited July 2007
    Accualt wrote: »
    Seg wrote: »
    Take a lot of screen shots and post them up in a thread here, while I am not ready to give CoX a try yet. I am curious. (My wife and I played CoH, but cancelled around Sept or Oct 2005.)

    You should use one of the free trial codes to give it a try once i10 comes out. Rikti Invasion the Second. Here is a fan made trailer for it.

    I'll have to think long and hard about deleting someone to make this, especially on Virtue where my 12 slots are all used up.

    Nah, not ready yet, maybe the next time NCsoft/Cryptic sends me an email telling me there is a free weekend I will actually download the game and give it a try for the weekend.

    But still pretty busy with WoW stuff so perhaps not.

    I would just like to see some screenshots of what CoH people think of when they think of WoW characters.

  • DizzenDizzen Registered User regular
    edited July 2007
    Scooter wrote: »
    So I hear there's a fan made trailer for i10. I wonder where I could find it?
    If you're thinking of the one I'm thinking of, then here's the CoX forums thread on it:
    http://boards.cityofheroes.com/showflat.php?Cat=0&Number=8625262&page=0&fpart=1&vc=1

    The rapidshare link to download it:
    http://rapidshare.com/files/41363056/Issue_10_Trailer.avi

    And the YouTube link:
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pF26AjCYris

    Edit: Just a heads up, it is a little spoilery.
    And just noticed that Seg beat me in posting it. Second place for me!

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  • LepwaveLepwave Registered User regular
    edited July 2007
    Hm, I might end up deleting my warshade for this scoot and you will be held responsible.

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  • SegSeg Registered User regular
    edited July 2007
    Lepwave wrote: »
    Hm, I might end up deleting my warshade for this scoot and you will be held responsible.

    Make another Warshade, but try to pattern it after a Draenei Shadow Priest.

  • s3rial ones3rial one Registered User
    edited July 2007
    Barrakketh wrote: »
    Scooter wrote: »
    "Magic" sets; Fire, Ice, Dark (which I seem to recall from my own short time in WoW...do they have storm/elec/etc mages? I don't know)

    Shamans with Lightning Bolt/Chain Lightning is the closest to that. Druids get Hurricane, too.

    Well, a real purist looking to recreate a shaman in CoH would go with an Empathy/Electric Blast defender. But he'd only take Charged Bolts. We can't have various lightning attacks looking different or anything. That wouldn't be very WoW-like. :P

    Empathy/Dark Blast would make a good stand-in for a shadow priest, too, I think.

  • MurphyMurphy Registered User regular
    edited July 2007
    I'm not a WoW player, but I'd be interested in getting in on this. I've been thinking of picking up CoX recently.

  • AccualtAccualt Registered User regular
    edited July 2007
    Murphy wrote: »
    I'm not a WoW player, but I'd be interested in getting in on this. I've been thinking of picking up CoX recently.

    Someone can hook you up with a free trial. Not me, I ran out, but someone out there can do it.

    Wait, actually, try using this link. Let us know if it works.

  • ScooterScooter Registered User regular
    edited July 2007
    I still have 3 more trials to send out, need e-mails pmed to me.

  • ScooterScooter Registered User regular
    edited July 2007
    Here's my first go at a WoW'er, an Ogre mace tanker. I tried doing a Naga ice blaster, but even allowing for monster legs instead of tail, couldn't give it enough fins to do it justice.

    The woman is included in the pic for scale.

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  • SegSeg Registered User regular
    edited July 2007
    :^:

    Not a playable race, but very very nice.

  • ScooterScooter Registered User regular
    edited July 2007
    Like I said in the first post, everything's fair game.

    Right now we got the ogre, a pandaren scrapper, and a night elf mage/blaster.

  • BarrakkethBarrakketh Registered User regular
    edited July 2007
    Scooter wrote: »
    Right now we got the ogre, a pandaren scrapper, and a night elf mage/blaster.

    NE can't be mages :P That's a big no-no from a lore standpoint.

    If you had made a Blood Elf it would have been fine.

  • reVersereVerse Never odd or even Registered User regular
    edited July 2007
    I want to see a screenshot of the pandaren scrapper.

  • ScooterScooter Registered User regular
    edited July 2007
    He made it without that hat

    So he only kinda counts as a pandaren

  • ArthilArthil Lord Commander Ursus Maximus Registered User regular
    edited July 2007
    D:... I got plenty of Panda Power... gonna try to get back into the game.

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  • MurphyMurphy Registered User regular
    edited July 2007
    First attempt. Kind of an easy out (and a bit difficult to see, sorry) but um, NE Priest?

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  • SegSeg Registered User regular
    edited July 2007
    It works considering they don't let you pick ankle length skirts. (Or at least they didn't when I last played.)

  • ArthilArthil Lord Commander Ursus Maximus Registered User regular
    edited July 2007
    I bring PANDAMONIUM!

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    Take that!
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    And that!
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    I bring Pandamonium!
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