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Character Exploration Thread - Day 79: Axel Stone (Streets of Rage)

SharkLord

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Welcome to the Character Exploration Thread! Here, we cycle through a variety of topics - Mainly the fighters - That don't get enough attention. Rather than tirelessly reiterating the same old debates of likelihood on a loop, this thread is for chill vibe time where we discuss who the characters are, where they're from, and what they could do. Discuss the series with fellow fans, or learn, more about it, just generally any sort of informative, constructive discussion.

How to Play
More or less just talk about the characters. Every day, we cycle through and talk about someone else. Between every cycle, there's a brief period of grace time - About 2 hours or so - Where you can give some final thoughts on the character being discussed.

If there's someone you want to talk about, you can nominate them yourself. By default, you have 5 nominations, or "noms." By sharing gameplay ideas, whipping up big writeups, and asking questions about the topic at hand, you can get five more noms each, without any upper limit (For now). You can submit your noms during the next cycle, preferably during the grace period between cycles.

To avoid cluttered conversations and people stealing questions, you can only ask one question per post. After that, you must wait for three more nom-worthy posts from other people - Movesets, stage concepts, writeups, other people's questions - Before you can ask another question

Rules
  1. Characters must have a support thread to be nominated, with all the rules that entail. If you want an entire series nominated, then at least one character from that series must have a support thread.
  2. There will be no debates over likelihood; I know some people enjoy it or have opinions they want to share on the matter, but there's a time and place for everything and this isn't it. You're allowed to have healthy debates over how certain mechanics and elements could be implemented, though.
  3. Be respectful. You can have your opinions, but don't actively go %$#@ing on a character, and especially don't go in during their day looking for a fight.
  4. Please don't just dump submissions; That gets messy real quick. Nominations will happen as detailed above.
  5. Have fun, be open to trying new things, and don't be afraid to ask questions.
Current Week:
Day 75 - Ori
Day 76 - Carmen Sandiego
Day 77 - Goomba/Goombella
Day 78 - Heavy
Day 79 - Axel Stone
Day 80 - Endo Mamoru
Day 81 - Ryu Hayabusa
Day 82 - Filia (Skullgirls)


75+ noms
Dart Monkey (Bloons) - x105
The Knight (Hollow Knight) - x100
Black Mage - x85


50-75 noms
Shovel Knight - x75
God Eater Rep - x75
Shy Guy - x70
Hearthstone Innkeeper - x65
Isaac (Golden Sun) - x65
Scizor - x65

FEH Summoner - x60
Crypto - x60

26-50 noms
Bubsy - x50
Vectorman - x45
Luna Loud (NASB) - x45
2B - x40
Jonesy - x37
Wilfre - x30
Wadanohara* - x30
Zero Escape Rep - x30
Jason Frudnick - x30
Sly Cooper - x28
Trauma Center Content - x28

11-25 noms
Chun-Li - x25
Meowth - x25
SMT Content - x25
Master Hand - x20
Mega Man X - x20
Morrigan - x20
Daitoryo - x20
Ezio - x15
Darkest Dungeon Content - x11

5-10 noms
Gunvolt - x10
Pauline - x10
Opa-Opa - x5
King Harkinian - x5
Jack (Final Fantasy Origin) - x5
Carl Johnson - x5
Frogger - x5
9-volt - x5
Nathan Drake - x5
Ahri - x5
Spyro the Dragon - x3
Tracer - x3
Chell - x3
Lobotomy Corporation/Library of Ruina Content - x2

List of characters already explored:
Phoenix Wright
Adol Christin
Bandana Waddle Dee
Reimu Hakurei
Dr. Eggman
Rhythm Heaven rep
Tom Nook
Quote
Sora
Isaac TBOI
Euden
LoL rep
Funky Kong
Zegram Ghart
Farmer
Agumon
Masked Man
Jace
Pyramid Head
Miriam
Ayumi
Freddy Fazbear
Amiya
Cadence
Battletoads
Crash Bandicoot
Magus
Neku
Imperial
Chosen Undead
Sarah Kerrigan
Maxwell
Frisk
Lu Bu
Gran/Djeeta
Amaterasu
Monika
Jill Stingray
Sir Arthur
Scorpion
Elma
Bill and Lance
Warframe rep
Astral Chain rep
Illidan
Zoe
Genshin Impact MC
Hat Kid
Ryza
Gordon Freeman
Laharl
Fulgore
Madeline
Master Chief
Saber
Sakura Shinguji
Chibi-Robo
Geolyte
Aloy
Klonoa
Doomguy
Ichiban Kasuga
Rivals of Aether rep
Gengar
Tsubasa Oribe
Toad
Velvet Crowe
Octoling
Rintaro Okabe
Alm
Brian
Carmen Sandiego
Goombario/Goombella
Heavy Weapons Guy
 
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SKX31

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Hmm, nominating... Tekken's Kazuya Mishima. While Kazuya's kinda been in the conversation, he's been overshadowed by his father - but has some critical enough differences to him and his son to stand out on his own merits. As such, going with him fully.
 

chocolatejr9

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I'm thinking we should just have people suggest a bunch of names and I'll make a schedule out of it. Then I'll make a poll, and the top seven are our first topics. After that we start nomming as detailed in the initial post.
In that case, I'll go with...

  • Euden (Dragalia Lost)
  • Monokuma (Danganronpa)
  • Tethu (Ever Oasis)
  • Henry Fleming (Code Name: S.T.E.A.M.)
  • Billy Hatcher (Billy Hatcher and the Giant Egg)

Just a bunch of characters I like and want an excuse to talk about.
 

ahemtoday

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Heck yeah, I feel partially responsible for this thread's creation! I'm definitely hanging out here for a while.

Not sure if there's a limit, so I'll nominate...
  • Paper Mario
  • Phoenix Wright
  • Chibi-Robo
  • Amaterasu
  • Maxwell (Scribblenauts)
  • Zero Escape character
 

Rie Sonomura

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Heck it I got a few more
  • Octoling
  • KOS-MOS
  • T-elos as a KOS-MOS echo or semi clone
  • Neku Sakuraba
  • Violet as a Joker echo or semi clone
  • Black Shadow
  • Ahri from League of Legends
  • Mecha-Fiora
 
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Yiptap

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Seems neat. I'd like to nominate:
  • Meat Boy
  • Boyfriend (Friday Night Funkin)
  • Slime (Dragon Quest)
  • Makoto Naegi
  • The Knight (Hollow Knight)
  • Cranky Kong
  • Tom Nook
Sorry if it's a mouthful, but this seems pretty hype.
 

amageish

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I'm not the most involved with speculation right now, but I'll still try to post here sometimes! I also will probably treat write my posts in this thread as if the character(s) were 100% confirmed and actually announced, as that sounds funny to me.

Nominations:
- Farmer (Story of Seasons)
  • Ayumi Tachibana (Famicom Detective)
  • Demi-fiend (Shin Megami Tensei)
  • Professor Layton (Professor Layton)
  • Madeline (Celeste)

  • Makoto Naegi
Makoto, you say? I think I know a thread you may enjoy. I am shameless with my self-promotion.
 

ahemtoday

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I'm not the most involved with speculation right now, but I'll still try to post here sometimes! I also will probably treat write my posts in this thread as if the character(s) were 100% confirmed and actually announced, as that sounds funny to me.
Honestly? This bit sounds hilarious. We're already leaving chance ratings at the door, so why not go all in?
 

SharkLord

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"I'll just say 'Toss in a bunch of names and we'll start a poll.'" Now I'll come back and see what we've got-"
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Oh
OH


...Well, it's undeniably a bunch of names... Heheheh...
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Yeah, I think we have more than enough to work with. I'll take what we have so far, toss in some names of my own, and start that poll.
 
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Gengar84

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Alright, I’ll throw out a few names myself:

Rash/Pimple/Zitz (Battletoads)
Illidan Stormrage (Warcraft)
Diablo (Diablo)
Sarah Kerrigan (Starcraft)
Fulgore (Killer Instinct)
Velvet Crowe (Tales of Berseria)
Lu Bu (Dynasty Warriors)
Gengar (Pokémon)
Golisopod (Pokémon)
Orbeetle (Pokémon)
Bugzzy (Kirby)
Bill Rizer/Lance Bean (Contra)
Sub-Zero (Mortal Kombat)
Chrono Trigger series
Mega Man series
Octopath Traveller series

It looks like I’m going to have to start making more support threads for the other characters I want lol.
 

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Nominatin'

  • Isaac (Golden Sun)
  • Eevee
  • Takamaru
  • Marco (Metal Slug)
  • Survivors (Left 4 Dead)
  • Oshawott
 

chocolatejr9

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"I'll just say 'Toss in a bunch of names and we'll start a poll.'" Now I'll come back and see what we've got-"
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Oh
OH


...Well, it's undeniably a bunch of names... Heheheh...
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Yeah, I think we have more than enough to work with. I'll take what we have so far, toss in some names of my own, and start that poll.
I guess my comment from earlier applies to everybody...
 

Yiptap

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If not too late, I'd also like to toss in Bomberman, Pyramid Head, Machamp, and Shovel Knight
 

Wario Wario Wario

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Huh, the only characters here I'd interpet as memes are Bubsy and Boyfriend, the prior was my submission which I can confirm was only semi ironic, and Boyfriend was probably suggested in earnest.
 

Yiptap

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Huh, the only characters here I'd interpet as memes are Bubsy and Boyfriend, the prior was my submission which I can confirm was only semi ironic, and Boyfriend was probably suggested in earnest.
Honestly, I'm just interested to see what people say about Boyfriend.
 

DanganZilla5

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Sharklord already has a humongous plate to work with so I'll just throw in a few names from the top of my head.

Bill Rizer
Frank West
Crypto (Destroy All Humans)
 

SharkLord

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**** it one more - Ori
I've listed off everyone up to this comment, and we have 82 fricking submissions now so I think I'm gonna stop. The only problem is that it's gonna be really difficult to rummage through everything so now I'm gonna order everyone alphabetically.

Eheheheheheh... I did not think this through...
 

amageish

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I've listed off everyone up to this comment, and we have 82 fricking submissions now so I think I'm gonna stop. The only problem is that it's gonna be really difficult to rummage through everything so now I'm gonna order everyone alphabetically.

Eheheheheheh... I did not think this through...
If you want help, like, managing a spreadsheet or something, feel free to PM me!
 

Gengar84

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I've listed off everyone up to this comment, and we have 82 fricking submissions now so I think I'm gonna stop. The only problem is that it's gonna be really difficult to rummage through everything so now I'm gonna order everyone alphabetically.

Eheheheheheh... I did not think this through...
Lol yeah, a lot of that is probably my fault. I just couldn’t help myself since there are so many characters I really like. Sorry about that.
 
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Jomosensual

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This feels like a great thread for me as I have a ton of characters who'd I'd love that have no real chance. My noms are:
Vaas - Far Cry(or just the series in general if that's allowed)
Booker/Elizabeth - Bioshock
Riptor - Killer Instinct
Ori - Ori and the Blind Forrest
 

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Not UNlimited choices. I haven't seen a single 4th-Party character here.
  • Goku
  • SpongeBob
  • The Noid (Domino's Pizza)
  • Baby Sinclair (Dinosaurs)
  • Wallace (Wallace and Gromit)
  • Blue CGI Aliens (Eiffel 65 music video)
  • Harry Potter
  • Peter Griffin
  • Sally Acorn (Sonic SatAM)
  • The Game Dude
you happy now?
 
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