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    Today, 08:47 AM
    Ascended replied to a thread Marvel's Avengers in Games
    Yeah, Spidey looks as good as I expected (good, but not Insomniac good). This game always does well with combat, each character feels "right" and is...
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    Today, 08:24 AM
    The loss of the secret identity, I think, also plays into how we've come to view heroes as soldiers rather than as noble outlaws or first responders....
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    Today, 08:17 AM
    Ascended replied to a thread Fan DC reboot in DC Comics
    You're right, it might work and if it didn't it'd at least fail knowing what it is, which is better than DC's usually efforts. And there are things...
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    Yesterday, 12:02 PM
    Ascended replied to a thread Fan DC reboot in DC Comics
    There still would have been problems. There were problems after COIE too, though they took longer to be clearly apparent. A lot of the issues the...
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    Yesterday, 11:46 AM
    Ascended replied to a thread Marvel's Avengers in Games
    IGN was really harsh on the Spidey preview but the youtubers who cover this game regularly seem more impressed, and I get the vibe that IGN was going...
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    Yesterday, 11:28 AM
    Ascended replied to a thread Wheel of Time in TV/Film
    Episode 4 was pretty strong. Much better than the previous ones. They've really gotten away from the novels but I feel like, for the most part,...
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    Yesterday, 07:00 AM
    I'd love for Jenny to still be on DC's radar for a love interest for Jon. I honestly find the idea of mixing Jon's dopy optimism with Jenny's...
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  • Ascended's Avatar
    11-27-2021, 09:16 AM
    If I remember correctly, RDJr's original contract ended with 3, and they weren't sure if he'd return. That's why 3 provided a viable jumping off...
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    11-27-2021, 05:49 AM
    Kind of funny how Jon in that picture is almost exactly like the New 52 Superman. Blue jeans with bottoms cuffed, blue Superman shirt with classic S,...
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    11-26-2021, 08:13 PM
    Ascended replied to a thread Fan DC reboot in DC Comics
    Possibly? I'm very firmly anti-reboot so I dunno if I'm the guy to ask. :p I do agree that if you do reboot, you don't half ass it, you do a full on...
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    11-26-2021, 03:23 PM
    Ascended replied to a thread Fan DC reboot in DC Comics
    Which is why I think reboots don't fix things. Doesn't matter what DC says is canon or not, we remember the stories they published the way they...
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    11-26-2021, 02:43 PM
    Amazed at the positive IM3 talk. But I agree, that film wasn't nearly as bad as some folk made it out to be. It's not quite on my list of favorites,...
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    11-25-2021, 07:56 PM
    Ascended replied to a thread Fan DC reboot in DC Comics
    If that's directed at me (I assume?) when I said "not a rehash of NTT" I didn't mean disbanding the team. I meant exploring the roster as they...
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    11-25-2021, 09:33 AM
    This was the best show I've watched this year. And there's been some pretty damn good tv in 2021. Really just fantastic production value across the...
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    11-25-2021, 09:17 AM
    Ascended replied to a thread Wheel of Time in TV/Film
    The effects definitely aren't up to ILM standards (who is?), but they're better than I feared they'd be. I think the practical costuming looks quite...
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    11-24-2021, 09:29 PM
    Because that's very, very likely not what they're building towards anymore. He's now far and away too powerful to be damaged like that, and his...
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    11-24-2021, 07:07 PM
    Tell that to Chicago, Washington DC, San Fran.... If you take a macro-view of history, then yes there is less crime, less disease, less hunger,...
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    11-24-2021, 04:09 PM
    Ascended replied to a thread Fan DC reboot in DC Comics
    I wouldn't reboot. They never actually fix things, they just make stuff more convoluted and create new problems. Right now we have a vague...
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    11-22-2021, 10:02 PM
    I don't think "battle damage" would be the correct term nor do I think he'd also have his eye taken away like in Clark's vision. I think it would...
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    11-22-2021, 07:34 PM
    Somehow only just now occurring to me after looking back at Bendis' run on Superman, Legion, and Future Sate: Legion, but it seems that the idea for...
    2296 replies | 94886 view(s)
  • Ascended's Avatar
    11-22-2021, 07:09 PM
    What comics are you reading? I only pull a few street level titles but I'm racking my memory and all I'm coming up with for villains are organized...
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    11-22-2021, 06:50 PM
    Not reading all these pages, but.... I don't know if villains as a whole are getting written as anti-heroes, or if villains are just getting more...
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    11-22-2021, 06:12 PM
    They dealt with this stuff just a few months ago with F&tWS and the white collar root problem (politicians) was directly addressed. Sam and Bucky...
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    11-22-2021, 02:04 PM
    After dealing with Chitari and Thanos, run of the mill dealers aren't gonna feel like a legit threat to Clint, no. Not physically. But that's not the...
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    11-22-2021, 09:30 AM
    Ascended replied to a thread Marvel's Avengers in Games
    For $15 it's a steal. The main campaign is worth that at a minimum. Spidey looks good. Traversal seems better than I feared. Combat looks as good...
    976 replies | 100137 view(s)
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    11-22-2021, 04:51 AM
    Ascended replied to a thread Ahsoka on Disney + in Star Wars
    Ah, right y'are! Got my wires crossed for a second and forgot when Ashoka is set. Thanks for the correction guys!
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  • Ascended's Avatar
    11-21-2021, 07:15 PM
    Agreed. I myself pull from Maggin in this. Clark and Superman are very different sides of the same coin, virtually two different people. Not...
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    11-21-2021, 06:54 PM
    Arguably there's no better time to dig into such topics. On the DC forums we were talking about JSA solo movies and I maintain that right now,...
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    11-21-2021, 06:46 PM
    That's what I've been saying. I definitely think Clark overall (not strictly combat, but just general hero-ing) is a step above the rest, both on the...
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    11-21-2021, 06:31 PM
    Maybe. Don't take my statements here to be an insult towards Ted. The Starman franchise is one of my favorites in DC, and the Starmen and Women...
    22 replies | 611 view(s)
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