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    Yesterday, 06:29 PM
    Eh, just pay the man. The Marvel contracts are wild; behavioral clauses, schedule requirements, fitness requirements.....it seems like when you...
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    Yesterday, 05:56 PM
    Ascended replied to a thread Fan DC reboot in DC Comics
    Oh everyone loves variants. I totally feel that. But without careful controls in place they become a monkey paw. It's a case of "careful what you...
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    11-29-2021, 08:12 PM
    Ascended replied to a thread Fan DC reboot in DC Comics
    I think this would work well with the different "imprint" ideas being tossed around. You could have your "regular" DCU and your different...
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    11-29-2021, 06:40 PM
    I figure he just found his way to a bacta tank.
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    11-29-2021, 06:35 PM
    I think it makes a degree of sense, depending on how you play it. If the Zatara's are Houdini style escapists and illusionists who don't use...
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    11-29-2021, 06:16 PM
    That's pretty much exactly what Overwatch is. Except it's not a battle royale, just a 6v6 PvP competition. The lore behind the game is intriguing and...
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    11-29-2021, 06:11 PM
    Ascended replied to a thread Wheel of Time in TV/Film
    I was thinking that too, the irony of this episode being the most true to the spirit of the series but being the first episode that completely went...
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    11-29-2021, 06:05 PM
    Oh I didn't ignore that. It just completely slipped my mind while I was posting. Can't ignore what you're not even thinking of! :p Excellent...
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    11-29-2021, 06:01 PM
    Ascended replied to a thread Fan DC reboot in DC Comics
    Yeah I didn't think of it like that, but the Gods and Monsters stuff is kind of along the lines of a Silver Age rebrand. Someone mentioned Tangent...
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    11-29-2021, 02:29 PM
    I think it was just a reaction to the ebb and flow of American culture. Originally, your Depression era heroes were mystery men, fed up with the...
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    11-29-2021, 01:41 PM
    I think the whole "Making Kara Too Much Like Clark" is a whole 'nother ongoing issue, but I agree that they Shouldn't Do That. I think you can...
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    11-29-2021, 01:33 PM
    Very interesting take, and I definitely think there's a lot to this idea, especially as it pertains to the post-Ultimates Marvel world where Nick...
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    11-29-2021, 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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    11-29-2021, 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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    11-29-2021, 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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    11-28-2021, 01:03 PM
    Yeah, I can get behind this reasoning. Zatanna is best as her own character, and frankly Constantine is best as his own character too. Romantically...
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    11-28-2021, 01:00 PM
    So do I. Especially the versions of Jimmy and Clark that are close to the same age. Bisexual Clark is a big thing to me. I've thought of him as bi...
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    11-28-2021, 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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    11-28-2021, 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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    11-28-2021, 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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    11-28-2021, 08:22 AM
    Heard the suggestion of doing Superman in a cyberpunk setting, as the original Golden Age series were frequently about highlighting injustice and...
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    11-28-2021, 06:47 AM
    Correct, I said the wrong cardinal direction. Fixed it now!
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    11-27-2021, 11:50 AM
    I think I blame the farmboy thing pretty solidly on Dick Donner. Not totally sure if Smallville is explicitly from Kansas in "The Movie" or not, but...
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    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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    11-26-2021, 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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