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Best designed video game generic enemy

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  • EidoloclastEidoloclast Registered User regular
    edited August 2010
    Every enemy from Serious Sam. Especially headless (there's a grenadier above, but I think it should be a berserker instead, they're the most distinctive) and this guy:

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    Kleer skeletons, man. The sound of their hooves, the way they move, that hiss they make as they leap for you... they're just the best. And you can kill any number of them with a shotgun, as long as you never stop dodging them perfectly. There's something very calming--very Zen--about that.

    Also they're fucking terrifying, especially in corridors.

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  • GnomeTankGnomeTank Registered User regular
    edited August 2010
    Jutranjo wrote: »
    RTS mooks?

    A bit big:
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    The bullet holes in that cracklings wings are a nice touch.

    (Yes, I know it's a speedling, it's also a crackling, it has the second set of claws, thus the "attack speed upgrade").

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  • Flippy_DFlippy_D Digital Conquistador LondonRegistered User regular
    edited August 2010
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  • KhavallKhavall British ColumbiaRegistered User regular
    edited August 2010
    Chryssalid.gif

    Welcome to your nightmare motherfuckers

    My heart rate probably rises a good 20 beats per minute or so any time I see a Chryssalid in any form.

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  • DorkmanDorkman Registered User regular
    edited August 2010
    Every enemy from Serious Sam. Especially headless (there's a grenadier above, but I think it should be a berserker instead, they're the most distinctive) and this guy:

    ssam-20080219-162603.jpg

    Kleer skeletons, man. The sound of their hooves, the way they move, that hiss they make as they leap for you... they're just the best. And you can kill any number of them with a shotgun, as long as you never stop dodging them perfectly. There's something very calming--very Zen--about that.

    Also they're fucking terrifying, especially in corridors.

    Being a 40k fan, I always picture this being exactly what a Hormagaunt would be like. Minus the projectiles of course.

    Either way, yeah...they are fun

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  • schmadsschmads Registered User regular
    edited August 2010
    Flippy_D wrote: »
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    I'm pretty sure the Poring is the only reason my friends were able to get me to play that game so much. Somehow this little pink slime guy following me around (we called him Mister Jelly) was totally endearing. Of course I could handle only so much grinding, and that game even on a fast server is ridiculous, but whatever... long live Mister Jelly!

    Lately, my generic video game enemies that I love to hate are the damned pigs from Angry Birds. There's not much to them, but the way they smirk when you don't managed to kill them at the end of the level always gives me motivation enough to try again!

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  • BlueBlueBlueBlue Registered User regular
    edited August 2010
    Metool

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  • Xenogear_0001Xenogear_0001 Registered User regular
    edited August 2010
    metroid1.jpg

    For real. Maybe not generic, seeing as how they're the namesake of the games they're found in, but still a common enemy.

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  • LewiePLewieP Registered User regular
    edited August 2010
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  • DarmakDarmak Pree Ashma Registered User regular
    edited August 2010
    metroid1.jpg

    For real. Maybe not generic, seeing as how they're the namesake of the games they're found in, but still a common enemy.

    That's a good picture of a metroid.

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  • Raiden333Raiden333 Registered User regular
    edited August 2010
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    Goddamn amazing personalities for an enemy that you get to kill a couple hundred for a quarter.

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  • Just Some DudeJust Some Dude Registered User regular
    edited August 2010
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  • A steak!A steak! Moderator, ClubPA mod
    edited August 2010
    If you guys wonder why poll threads aren't allowed look to the post above as to why.

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