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I RETURN FROM BEYOND WITH A NEW CHALLENGE FOR YOU

Son of BeyonderSon of Beyonder From BeyondBeyondRegistered User regular
edited July 2007 in Graphic Violence
Okay, fellows, after passing the baton to that Doom asshole for a bit so I could reflect on my life (and deal with shit like finding out my dad is an inhuman mutant skrull dog thing) and how awesome I am, I have returned with a new challenge.

Only this time, I'm not making fictional characters fight for your enjoyment and gambling purposes.

I'm making you make fictional characters fight for your enjoyment.

Confused? Don't be.

THE CHALLENGE


This challenge will test your creativity, your ability to play well with your friends, and smite your enemies. It will test your guts, your instincts, and your ability to deal with a bunch of bullshit I decide to heap all over you because I'm basically all powerful and that is one of the perks.

In short, I'm asking you, the forumers, the dwellers of this "message board" to prove that you have what it takes to produce a comic story. You can go it alone, drawing and writing your own stories, or you can team with another forumer and split the duties.

But what stories? Good question!

When you sign up, choose a partner, and list three heroes you would like to write about. This hero will be your champion through your battles. You will be pitted against an opposing team with its own champion and given a prompt (could be a setting, could be a situation, could be something ridiculous) and it will be up to you to prove why your hero would come out on top.

Depending on interest, the format of the tournament may change, so I'll reveal more details once I close sign-ups. But here are the basics, what you'll need to know.

IN SUMMARY

Choose a partner (or go it alone) and a hero, and battle other forumers to prove not only that your hero is superior, but that you are superior. The concept is similar to other "forum battles" like the ones SE++ has had recently, or the Artist Corner Tournament thing that they do, but with a twist: you (and/or your partner) choose a hero, and pit him or her in mortal (or not mortal) combat against the hero of another forumer. Winners will be chosen by popular vote (POLL THREADS!), and the format of the tournament will be revealed later.

SIGN-UPS OPEN TONIGHT AND WILL CLOSE NEXT MONDAY (7-16-07)

Please follow this format:

Username:
Partner Username:
Hero Choice 1:
Hero Choice 2:
Hero Choice 3:

List any heroes you may want to use. Heroes will be assigned on a first-come first serve basis, but don't hesitate to put a hero already listed on your own list if you really want to use them, in case the person who called dibs backs out or changes their mind. More information will be available on the 16th.

Ask any questions you like here. Not all may be answered yet, but it won't hurt anything to ask.

CURRENT TEAM ASSIGNMENTS
Team One:
Writer: Keith
Artist: Fedora

Hero: Guy Gardner

Team Two:
Writer: Anjin-San
Artist: Blankspace

Hero: Captain America

Team Three
Writer: the Muffin Man
Artist: Vann Diras

Hero: Spider-Man

Team Four
Writer: Hooraydiation
Artist: Toji Suzuhara

Hero: Guy Smith/Mr. Sensitive/The Orphan of X-Statix

Team Five
Writer: Balefuego
Artist: Nogs

Hero: Layla Miller

Team Six
Writer: DarkPrimus
Artist: Kshah777

Hero: The Immortal Iron Fist

Team Seven
Writer: Munkus
Artist: Grifter

Hero 1 - Heath Huston
Hero 2 - Felicia Hardy

Team Eight
Entrant: Mai-kero

Hero 1: The Drummer
Hero 2: Dr. Light II

Team Nine
Entrant: CableCarrier

Hero: Plastic Man

Team Ten
Writer: wwtMask
Artist: Iroh

Hero: Black Panther

Team Eleven
Entrant:Bad Karma

Hero: Starman (Thom Kallor)

Team Twelve
Writer: Bob the Monkey
Artist: Spectre-X

Heroes: Lobster Johnson

Team Thirteen
Writer: tombomb666
Artist: ENERjAKzero

Hero: Batman

Team Fourteen
Writer: The Lovely Bastard
Artist: Mr. Pink

Hero: The Captain

Team Fifteen
Entrant: Munch

Hero: Blue Beetle II (Ted Kord)

Team Sixteen
Entrant:Hughtron

Hero 1: Batman Jones
Hero 2: Jimmy Olsen

Team Seventeen
Entrant: Judas

Hero: Nova

Team Eighteen
Entrant: JCM

Hero- XO-Manowar.

Team Nineteen
Entrant: -SPI-

Hero: Aaron Stack

Team Twenty
Writer: Dex Dynamo
Artist: Typhus

Hero: The Spirit, Denny Colt

Team Twenty-One
Entrant: Charmy

Hero: Animal Man

Team Twenty-Two
Entrant: nothingclever

Hero: Punisher

Team Twenty-Three
Entrant: mattharvest

Hero: Invincible

Team Twenty-Four
Entrant: Bucketman

Hero: Officer Jeff Smax

Team Twenty-Five
Writer: Geebs
Artist: Antibodies

Hero: Shadowcat

Team Twenty-Six
Entrant: Devlin_Dragonus

Hero: Sentry

Team Twenty-Seven
Writer: DasUberEdward (Gosh my name is terrible)
Artist: Avro_Arrow

Hero: Domino

Team Twenty-Eight
Entrant: Servo

Hero: Cyclops

If there are two hero names by your team name, that means your pick is borderline and you will definitely need to convince me and the other contestants.

If I missed you, or if I mixed something up, let me know here, and I'll fix it.

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  • Garlic BreadGarlic Bread i'm a bitch i'm a bitch i'm a bitch i'm a Registered User, Disagreeable regular
    edited July 2007
    Writer: Keith
    Artist: Fedora

    Hero choice 1: Guy Gardner
    Hero choice 2: Deadman
    Hero choice 3: Robin

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  • Calamity JaneCalamity Jane That Wrong Love Registered User regular
    edited July 2007
    Writer: Anjin-San
    Artist: Blankspace

    Hero Choice 1: Hawkeye
    Hero Choice 2: Jamie Madrox
    Hero Choice 3: Captain America

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  • BalefuegoBalefuego Registered User regular
    edited July 2007
    Geebs are you participating or just running it.

    I mean Son of Beyonder

    Who is really Geebs.

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  • Calamity JaneCalamity Jane That Wrong Love Registered User regular
    edited July 2007
    MYSTERY

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  • DJ EebsDJ Eebs Moderator, Administrator admin
    edited July 2007
    I might.

    But I am really not a good artist.

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  • Garlic BreadGarlic Bread i'm a bitch i'm a bitch i'm a bitch i'm a Registered User, Disagreeable regular
    edited July 2007
    i am not a good penciler but i can color pretty well

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  • Vann DirasVann Diras Registered User regular
    edited July 2007
    Username: Vann Diras
    Hero Choice: Spider-Man lawl
    2: Deadpool
    3: Um... Sure, Victor Mancha.

    Only question I have is how long these are expected to be? I'd love to do this, but something like a full 20-something pages is kinda much for my schedule.

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  • BalefuegoBalefuego Registered User regular
    edited July 2007
    I am pretty sure that is true for 80% of the people who post in here

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  • Garlic BreadGarlic Bread i'm a bitch i'm a bitch i'm a bitch i'm a Registered User, Disagreeable regular
    edited July 2007
    Vann Diras wrote: »
    Username: Vann Diras
    Hero Choice: Spider-Man lawl
    2: Deadpool
    3: Um... Sure, Victor Mancha.

    Only question I have is how long these are expected to be? I'd love to do this, but something like a full 20-something pages is kinda much for my schedule.

    however long you think it takes to make a winner of an entry

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  • BlankspaceBlankspace __BANNED USERS regular
    edited July 2007
    I'm the opposite. I'm a decent penciler, but a horrid colorer.

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  • Vann DirasVann Diras Registered User regular
    edited July 2007
    I'm a pretty decent artist... Kinda. That said, I forgot to mention in my last post that I'd be willing to do a team-up with anyone wanting to do one of those characters. I can fill any position (Drawing, writing, coloring, whatever).

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  • BalefuegoBalefuego Registered User regular
    edited July 2007
    I was thinking I would scan actual comic art and just redo dialouge but then I realized I am fucking terrible at photoshop

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  • Garlic BreadGarlic Bread i'm a bitch i'm a bitch i'm a bitch i'm a Registered User, Disagreeable regular
    edited July 2007
    Blankspace wrote: »
    I'm the opposite. I'm a decent penciler, but a horrid colorer.

    really my "best" skill is pointing out what looks wrong

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  • BlankspaceBlankspace __BANNED USERS regular
    edited July 2007
    Keith wrote: »
    Blankspace wrote: »
    I'm the opposite. I'm a decent penciler, but a horrid colorer.

    really my "best" skill is pointing out what looks wrong
    You're gonna hate my style.

    I mean, it's technically anatomically possible, but it's very cartoony/stylized.


    "Buildings don't look like that, Blank!"

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  • DJ EebsDJ Eebs Moderator, Administrator admin
    edited July 2007
    man I am having a bitch of a time picking a hero to use

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  • BalefuegoBalefuego Registered User regular
    edited July 2007
    Geebs what happaned to "Kitty is the only one for me"

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  • DJ EebsDJ Eebs Moderator, Administrator admin
    edited July 2007
    man she was like option number three

    shit I really need an artist

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  • BalefuegoBalefuego Registered User regular
    edited July 2007
    I am tempted to pick The Hood because I think he might be easy to draw.

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  • DarkPrimusDarkPrimus Registered User regular
    edited July 2007
    I am an awesome writer.

    But I am a shitty drawer.

    If an artist teams up with me, I will let them pick the three heroes. Of course, if I don't know anything about them, I will tell you that you should pick different ones.

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  • HooraydiationHooraydiation Registered User regular
    edited July 2007
    Username: Hooraydiation
    Partner: Toji Suzuhara

    1. Guy Smith/Mr. Sensitive/The Orphan of X-Statix
    2. Terry McGinnis/Batman of Batman Beyond
    3. Mr. Hyde of The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen

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  • BalefuegoBalefuego Registered User regular
    edited July 2007
    We are going to be woefully short of artists here. Most of us are gonna have to MAN UP it looks like.

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  • HooraydiationHooraydiation Registered User regular
    edited July 2007
    Also, last time we did this, I thought it would be great if we removed anyone who could beat Superman, anyone who could end up in a stalemate with Superman, and anyone who could last more than 2 hours against Superman from the competition as a hard and fast rule preventing the inclusion of over-powered characters.

    Any chance of seeing that with this competition?

    Not that there's anyone like that so far, though Madrox arguably has a death touch.

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  • BlankspaceBlankspace __BANNED USERS regular
    edited July 2007
    All of you are pansies!


    This is an example of my work:
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    I'm not even that good.

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  • BalefuegoBalefuego Registered User regular
    edited July 2007
    Well I think given the chance that someone picks some ridiculously powerfull dude, that actually gives the opponent the advantage since people will be more likely to vote for the creative defeat than the generic smash.

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  • BlankspaceBlankspace __BANNED USERS regular
    edited July 2007
    Also, last time we did this, I thought it would be great if we removed anyone who could beat Superman, anyone who could end up in a stalemate with Superman, and anyone who could last more than 2 hours against Superman from the competition as a hard and fast rule preventing the inclusion of over-powered characters.

    Any chance of seeing that with this competition?

    Not that there's anyone like that so far, though Madrox arguably has a death touch.
    Hrm?

    The only time I have ever seen Jamie kill someone with his powers is when he shoved his hand in a dudes mouth and made a dupe inside his body.


    Oh, and the flood of dupes when he was mind-controlled.

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  • HooraydiationHooraydiation Registered User regular
    edited July 2007
    Balefuego wrote: »
    Well I think given the chance that someone picks some ridiculously powerfull dude, that actually gives the opponent the advantage since people will be more likely to vote for the creative defeat than the generic smash.

    Who won the Superhero tournament again?

    How about the Supervillain tournament?

    I wasted an embarrassing amount of time trying to come up with creative ways for the underdogs to win, and it never really worked out.

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  • BalefuegoBalefuego Registered User regular
    edited July 2007
    Oh shit

    I pick Layla Miller

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  • BalefuegoBalefuego Registered User regular
    edited July 2007
    Balefuego wrote: »
    Well I think given the chance that someone picks some ridiculously powerfull dude, that actually gives the opponent the advantage since people will be more likely to vote for the creative defeat than the generic smash.

    Who won the Superhero tournament again?

    How about the Supervillain tournament?

    I wasted an embarrassing amount of time trying to come up with creative ways for the underdogs to win, and it never really worked out.

    Yeah but that was just a generic poll. This time you have people actually writing out the battles and then people vote for the one they like better, not the one who would win in an actual fight

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  • BlankspaceBlankspace __BANNED USERS regular
    edited July 2007
    Balefuego wrote: »
    Oh shit

    I pick Layla Miller
    She knows stuff.

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  • DJ EebsDJ Eebs Moderator, Administrator admin
    edited July 2007
    Nah, I'm not going with the power limiting thing. They won't be straight up brawls at all. It's definitely more of a creative thing, this time. More on that later, though.

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  • HooraydiationHooraydiation Registered User regular
    edited July 2007
    Blankspace wrote: »
    Also, last time we did this, I thought it would be great if we removed anyone who could beat Superman, anyone who could end up in a stalemate with Superman, and anyone who could last more than 2 hours against Superman from the competition as a hard and fast rule preventing the inclusion of over-powered characters.

    Any chance of seeing that with this competition?

    Not that there's anyone like that so far, though Madrox arguably has a death touch.
    Hrm?

    The only time I have ever seen Jamie kill someone with his powers is when he shoved his hand in a dudes mouth and made a dupe inside his body.


    Oh, and the flood of dupes when he was mind-controlled.

    Yeah, with the way Jamie's powers work, he can kill anyone by sticking his finger in them and making a dupe. Even Superman, in theory.

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  • BalefuegoBalefuego Registered User regular
    edited July 2007
    Blankspace wrote: »
    Balefuego wrote: »
    Oh shit

    I pick Layla Miller
    She knows stuff.

    Think of the possibilities

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  • DJ EebsDJ Eebs Moderator, Administrator admin
    edited July 2007
    Okay, so basically each round has themes and restrictions. They might be as tame as "EVERYONE FIGHTS IN A BAR" or as out there as "PRETEND THIS IS THE NINETIES"

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  • HooraydiationHooraydiation Registered User regular
    edited July 2007
    Balefuego wrote: »
    Balefuego wrote: »
    Well I think given the chance that someone picks some ridiculously powerfull dude, that actually gives the opponent the advantage since people will be more likely to vote for the creative defeat than the generic smash.

    Who won the Superhero tournament again?

    How about the Supervillain tournament?

    I wasted an embarrassing amount of time trying to come up with creative ways for the underdogs to win, and it never really worked out.

    Yeah but that was just a generic poll. This time you have people actually writing out the battles and then people vote for the one they like better, not the one who would win in an actual fight

    There are way more lurkers on this board then I thought, and when they came out of the woodwork to vote in the tournaments absolutely none of them bothered to read the debate threads. It was basically just, "Well, you know, Superman can move around really fast and punch your head off."

    I wouldn't expect half of the votes to be informed, unless of course the characters are close enough to force you to read the stories to make your decision.

    Or, as Geebs just said, they aren't simple fights. Good idea!

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  • Vann DirasVann Diras Registered User regular
    edited July 2007
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    Yeah, I'm definitely not much of a super-hero guy. Heck, I drew Spider-Man, who has really no features to show, and it still looks bad. And in his black suit no less! Oh well. Anyone wanting an artist, I wanna talk to you.

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  • Calamity JaneCalamity Jane That Wrong Love Registered User regular
    edited July 2007
    Okay, so basically each round has themes and restrictions. They might be as tame as "EVERYONE FIGHTS IN A BAR" or as out there as "PRETEND THIS IS THE NINETIES"

    OH CHRIST

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  • BlankspaceBlankspace __BANNED USERS regular
    edited July 2007
    Balefuego wrote: »
    Blankspace wrote: »
    Balefuego wrote: »
    Oh shit

    I pick Layla Miller
    She knows stuff.

    Think of the possibilities
    I'm imaging the dude she's fighting being completely fucked whenever he tries to do anything.


    "I've got her in my sight-OH SHIT WHERE DID THAT CAR COME FROM?!"

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  • BalefuegoBalefuego Registered User regular
    edited July 2007
    Ok

    Entrant: Balefuego
    Partner: wouldn't mind one
    Hero 1: Layla Miller
    Hero 2: Beast
    Hero 3: Ms Marvel

    All of the above subject to change!

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  • BlankspaceBlankspace __BANNED USERS regular
    edited July 2007
    Anjin-San wrote: »
    Okay, so basically each round has themes and restrictions. They might be as tame as "EVERYONE FIGHTS IN A BAR" or as out there as "PRETEND THIS IS THE NINETIES"

    OH CHRIST
    AHAHAHAHAHAHA
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  • BalefuegoBalefuego Registered User regular
    edited July 2007
    needs more holographic variance

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