The Official Contest of Marvels 3 Discussion Thread

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    Starting in 2009, after over a year hiatus, Contest of Marvels will be starting up again!!!! This is the discussion thread, where JewishHobbit, Ahura Mazda, Wiegeabo, and I will be sorting out which characters will be included for the third season. Input is allowed and will glady be taken for those who wish to get involved. The overall decisions will be decided bly the four of us.

    Here is the former list of characters, and we'll be going through it in parts:

    Alpha Flight
    1. Aurora (Weapon X)
    2. Diamond Lil
    3. Guardian (Mac Hudson)
    4. Madison Jeffries (Weapon X)
    5. Murmur
    6. Northstar (Agent Of Hydra)
    7. Puck
    8. Sasquatch
    9. Shaman
    10. Snowbird
    11. Wildchild (Weapon X)
    12. Talisman
    13. Windshear
    14. Ranark the Ravager
    15. The Master

    Avengers
    16. Attuma
    17. Bulldozer
    18. Black Knight (Dane Whitman)
    19. Black Panther
    20. Bloodwraith
    21. Captain America
    22. Captain Britain (Kelsey Leigh)
    23. Carol Danvers
    24. Crystal
    25. Diablo
    26. Firebird
    27. Grim Reaper
    28. Hank Pym
    29. Hawkeye
    30. Hercules
    31. Iron Fist
    32. Iron Man
    33. Jack of Hearts
    34. Kang
    35. Klaw
    36. Living Lightning
    37. Lord Templar
    38. Luke Cage
    39. Mandarin
    40. Mantis
    41. Modok
    42. Pagan
    43. Piledriver
    44. The Presence
    45. Proctor
    46. Protocide
    47. Pulsar
    48. Quicksilver
    49. Red Skull
    50. Scarlet Witch
    51. Scott Lang
    52. Sersi
    53. She-Hulk
    54. Silver Claw
    55. Spider Woman (Jessica Drew)
    56. Starfox
    57. Taskmaster
    58. Thunderball
    59. Tigra
    60. Triatholon
    61. Ultron
    62. Vision
    63. War Machine
    64. Wasp
    65. Whirlwind
    66. Wonderman
    67. Wrecker
    68. X-51
    69. Falcon & Redwing
    70. Speed
    71. Ronin
    72. Jocasta
    73. Quasar
    72. The Ghost

    Young Avengers:
    73. Hulkling
    74. Wiccan
    75. Patriot
    76. Stature
    77. Iron Lad

    Cosmic
    78. Drax (Smart)
    79. Firelord
    80. Gamora
    81. Gladiator
    82. Maxam
    83. Moondragon
    84. Terrax
    85. Airwalker
    86. Clea
    87. Adam Warlock
    88. Baron Mordo
    89. Baron Karza
    90. Morg

    exiles
    91. Blink (Exiles)
    92. Magnus (Exiles)
    93. Mimic (Exiles)
    94. Morph (Exiles)
    95. Namora (Exiles)
    96. Nocturne (Exiles)
    97. Spider (Exiles)
    98. Sunfire (Exiles)
    99. Thunderbird (Exiles)
    100. Power Princess (Exiles)
    101. Spider-Man 2099
    102. Armagedon (Exiles)

    Fantastic Four
    103. Agatha Harkness
    104. Annihilus
    105. Devos the Devestator
    106. Doctor Doom
    107. Dragon Man
    108. Frankie Raye
    109. Mr. Fantastic
    110. Gorgon
    111. Grey Gargoyle
    112. Hatemonger
    113. Human Torch
    114. Invisible Woman
    115. Karnak
    116. Lyja Lazerfist
    117. Maximus the Mad
    118. Medusa
    119. Psycho Man
    120. Ronan the Accuser
    121. Super Skrull
    122. Thing
    123. Trapster
    124. Wizard
    125. Mad Thinker
    126. Red Ghost

    Incredible Hulk

    128. Abomination
    129. Doctor Sampson
    130. Savage Hulk
    131. Iron Clad (U-Foes)
    132. Leader
    133. Maestro
    134. Mr. Hyde
    135. Speed Freak
    136. Super Adaptoid
    137. Vaper (U-Foes)
    138. Vector (U-Foes)
    139. Wendigo
    140. X-Ray (U-Foes)
    141. Zzzax
    142. Armageddon
    143. Bi-Beast
    144. Boomerang
    145. Half Life
    146. Madman
    147. Mercy
    148. Ravage

    Marvel Knights

    149. Black Widow
    150. Bullseye
    151. Daredevil
    152. Elektra
    153. Kingpin
    154. Nick Fury
    155. Owl
    156. Punisher
    157. Shang-Chi
    158. Typhoid Mary
    159. Zaran the Weapons Master
    160. Man-Thing
    161. Gladiator II
    162. Purple Man
    163. Fu Manchu
    164. Yellow Claw
    165. Scorpio

    Midnight Sons

    166. Blackout
    167. Blade the Vampire Hunter
    168. Damien Hellstrom
    169. Deathwatch
    170. Delilah
    171. Ghost Rider (Johnny Blaze)
    172. Hannibal King
    173. Jaine Cutter
    174. Morbius
    175. Patriarch
    176. Metarchus
    177. Foundry
    178. Regent

    New Invaders

    179. Blazing Skull
    180. Namor the Sub-Mariner
    181. Spitfire
    182. US Agent
    183. Union Jack
    184. Thin Man

    New Warriors

    185. Bolt
    186. Firestar
    187. Justice
    188. Namorita
    189. Night Thrasher
    190. Nova
    191. Rage
    192. Silhouette
    193. Speedball
    194. Sphinx
    195. Helix
    196. Hybrid
    197. Alex Powers
    198. Microbe
    199. Debrii
    200. Slapstick
    201. Nitro

    Runaways

    202. Karolina Dean
    203. Molly Hayes
    204. Nico Minoru
    205. Victor Mancha
    206. Darkhawk
    207. Ricochet
    208. Cloak
    209. Dagger
    210. Topher
    211. Swarm

    Spider-Man

    212. Black Cat
    213. Calypso
    214. Cardiac
    215. Carnage
    216. Carrion
    217. Demogoblin
    218. Doctor Octopus
    219. Doppleganger
    220. Electro
    221. Ezekial
    222. Fusion
    223. Green Goblin (Norman)
    224. Hobgoblin (Kingsley)
    225. Hydroman
    226. Jack O-Lantern
    227. Kaine
    228. Kraven the Hunter
    229. Lady Doc Ock
    230. Lizard
    231. Mysterio
    232. Puma
    233. Rhino
    234. Sandman
    235. Scarlet Spider
    236. Scorpion
    237. Shathra
    238. Shocker
    239. Shriek
    240. Spidercide
    241. Spider-Girl
    242. Spiderman (Red & Blue)
    243. Black Tarantula
    244. Tri-sentinel
    245. Venom (Brock)
    246. Vermin
    248. The Answer
    249. Armada
    250. Basilist
    251. Crown
    252. Headsman
    253. Lightmaster
    254. Man-Wolf
    255. Morlun
    256. Scorcher
    257. Scream
    258. Shadrac
    259. Toxin
    260. Wraith

    Thor

    261. Absorbing Man
    262. Baldur
    263. Beta Ray Bill
    264. Bloodaxe
    265. Durok the Demolisher
    266. Enchantress
    267. Fandral
    268. Fenris
    269. Heimdall
    270. Hogun
    271. Kurse
    272. Sif
    273. Thor
    274. Thunderstrike
    275. Titania
    276. Ulik
    277. Valkyrie
    278. Vidar
    279. Ares
    280. Man-Beast
    281. Growing Man
    282. King Cobra
    283. Tana Nile
    284. Thaialfi
    285. Thor Girl
    286. Ultimus

    Thunderbolts

    287. Atlas
    288. Baron Zemo
    289. Blizzard
    290. Charcoal
    291. Fixer
    292. Gravitron
    293. Jolt
    294. Joystick
    295. Mach IV
    296. Moonstone
    297. Photon (Genis)
    298. Radioactive Man
    299. Songbird
    300. Speed Demon
    301. Tigershark

    X-Men

    302. Archangel
    303. Banshee
    304. Beast
    305. Bishop
    306. Cable (Telepath)
    307. Cannonball
    308. Chamber (Pre M-Day)
    309. Charles Xavier (Pre M-Day)
    310. Colossus
    311. Cyclops
    312. Dazzler
    313. Emma Frost
    314. Forge
    315. Gambit (X-Men)
    316. Havoc
    317. Husk (AoA)
    318. Iceman
    319. Jean Grey
    320. Joseph
    321. Juggernaut (Villain)
    322. Kitty Pryde
    323. Lifeguard
    324. Longshot
    325. Marrow
    326. Nightcrawler
    327. Flatman
    328. Polaris (X-Man)
    329. Psylocke (Crimson Dawn)
    330. Rachel Grey
    331. Rogue
    332. Stacey X (Pre M-Day)
    333. Storm
    334. Sunfire (Famine)
    335. Thunderbird III
    336. Wolverine
    337. X-23

    X-Other

    338. Abyss (AoA)
    339. Adam-X
    340. Caliban
    341. Callisto
    342. Captain Britain (Brian Braddock)
    343. Chód
    344. Danielle Moonstar
    345. Deadpool
    346. Domino
    347. Dust
    348. Fantomex
    349. Hellion (Julian)
    350. Jesse Bedlam
    351. Karima Shapandar
    352. Karma
    353. Kylun
    354. Magik (Illyana Rasputin)
    355. Magma
    356. Maverick
    357. Meggan
    358. Meltdown
    359. Mercury
    360. Monet St. Croix
    361. Mondo (AoA)
    362. Multiple Man
    363. Penance
    364. Pete Wisdom
    365. Prodigy (Pre M Day)
    366. Random
    367. Raza
    368. Richter (Pre M-Day)
    369. Rockslide
    370. Shard (Hologram)
    371. Shatterstar
    372. Shola Inkose(Pre M day)
    373. Siryn
    374. Skin
    375. Strong Guy
    376. Sunspot
    377. Surge
    378. Synch
    379. Wallflower(House of M)
    380. Warlock (M Tech)
    381. Warpath
    382. Whither(Pre M Day)
    383. Wind Dancer (Pre M Day)
    384. Wolfesbane
    385. Jubilee
    386. Tag

    X-Villains

    387. Apocalypse
    388. Avalanche
    389. Balasco
    390. Black Tom Cassidy (Pre M-Day)
    391. Blob (Pre M-Day)
    392. Brainchild
    393. Cameron Hodge (X-Tinction Agenda)
    394. Count Neferia
    395. Cyber
    396. Dark Beast
    397. Deathbird
    398. Donald Pierce
    399. Emplate
    400. Exodus
    401. Fabian Cortez
    402. Famine
    403. Gamesmaster
    404. Garrok
    405. Gauntlet
    406. Gazer (War)
    407. Genesis
    408. Gideon
    409. Goblin Queen
    410. Gorgon(Enemy Of The State)
    411. Holocaust
    412. Kane (Weapon X)
    413. Kid Omega (Riot at Xavier's)
    414. Lady Deathstrike
    415. Magneto (Pre M-Day)
    416. Mastermind
    417. Mesmero (Pre M-Day)
    418. Mr. Sinister
    419. Moses Magnum
    420. Mystique
    421. New Son
    422. Nimrod
    423. Nuke
    424. Omega Red
    425. Ozymandias
    426. Pestilence
    427. Pyro
    428. Reaper (Pre M-Day)
    429. Riptide
    430. Sabastian Shaw
    431. Sabretooth
    432. Sauron
    433. Scalphunter
    434. Selene
    435. Senyaka
    436. Shinobi Shaw
    437. Silver Samarai
    438. Spiral
    439. Sonia Blaze
    440. Stryfe
    441. Sugar Man
    442. Trevor Fitzroy
    443. Tusk
    444. Uniscone
    445. Unus the Untouchable
    446. Vargas
    447. Vertigo
    448. War
    449. Wildside
    450. Washout (Weapon X)
    451. X-Cutioner
    452. Zaladane
    453. Ahab

    X-Men 2099

    454. Xi'an Chi Xan
    455. Shakti Haddad
    456. Metalhead
    457. Bloodhawk
    458. Skullfire
    459. Junkpile
    460. Halloween Jack
    461. La Lunatica
    462. Breakdown
    463. Brimstone Love


    Others

    464. Bloodstorm
    465. Brother Voodoo
    466. Constrictor
    467. Deadgirl
    468. Deathloc
    469. Death's Head II
    470. Dusk
    471. Fallen
    472. Gravity
    473. Hisako Ichiki
    474. Hornet
    475. J2
    476. Moon Knight
    477. Prodigy (Slingers)
    478. Prowler
    479. Sleepwalker
    480. Quake
    481. Ch'vayre
    482. Paibok the Power Skrull
    483. Vengance
    484. Arkon
    485. Basilisk
    486. Baron Blood
    487. Star-Lord
    488. Controller
    489. Darkstar
    490. Domina
    491. Dreadnaught
    492. Empath
    493. Pluto
    494. Killer Shrike
    495. Professor Power
    496. Petra
    497. Plant Man
    498. Will O' The Wisp
    499. Squirrel Girl
    500. Doorman
    501. Big Bertha
    502. Mr. Immortal
    503. Wild Thing
    504. Darkdevil
    505. Jim Hammond
    506. Demask
    507. Harvest
    508. Georgeous George
    509. Ruckus
    510. Super Sabre
    511. Her
    512. Korath

    If you are interested in finding out what this is all about, here is an old thread, where you can see how the matches were done:

    http://forums.superherohype.com/showthread.php?t=253102

    BTW, this has already been approved ahead of time. When we went on hiatus, I had confirmation from a mod that since it was an already established game, we didn't need to reapply.
     
  2. Ahura Mazda

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    It sounds great. when do we have to get the lists in by. I am going on holiday and will be away until the 6th. Also can savage hulk be the WWH Hulk? And why not include Rulk as well.
     
  3. Phaedrus45

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    First up for discussion is Alpha Flight. Here is the previous roster:

    Alpha Flight
    1. Aurora (Weapon X)
    2. Diamond Lil
    3. Guardian (Mac Hudson)
    4. Madison Jeffries (Weapon X)
    5. Murmur
    6. Northstar (Agent Of Hydra)
    7. Puck
    8. Sasquatch
    9. Shaman
    10. Snowbird
    11. Wildchild (Weapon X)
    12. Talisman
    13. Windshear
    14. Ranark the Ravager
    15. The Master

    Of course, this team has gone through a big change, as we recently had Omega Flight after Civil War. That team consisted of:

    Arachne (Julia Carpenter)
    Guardian (Michael Pointer)
    Sasquatch (Walter Langowski)
    Talisman (Elizabeth Twoyoungmen)
    U.S. Agent (John Walker)
    Beta Ray Bill - Honorary Member

    As of 2005, Alpha Flight had the following members:

    Earthmover (Chuck Moss)
    Guardian (James Hudson)
    Puck (Eugene Judd)
    Sasquatch (Walter Langowski)
    Shaman (Michael Twoyoungmen)
    Snowbird (Narya)
    Vindicator (Heather Hudson)
    Major Mapleleaf (Lou Sadler)
    Puck (Zuzha Yu)
    Aurora (Jeanne-Marie Beaubier)
    Box (Roger Bochs)
    Centennial (Rutherford Princeton)
    Diamond Lil (Lilian Crawley)
    Flex (Adrian Corbo)
    Madison Jeffries
    Manbot (Bernie Lachenay)
    Mar
    Marrina (Marrina Smallwood)
    Murmur (Arlette Truffaut)
    Nemesis (Amelia Weatherly)
    Northstar (Jean-Paul Beaubier)
    Radius (Jared Corbo)
    Talisman (Elizabeth Twoyoungmen)
    Wild Child (Kyle Gibney)
    Windshear (Colin Hume)
    Wyre
    Yukon Jack (Yukotujakzurjimozoata)
     
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    You have tons of time, Ahura. First off is determining our new roster. We'll be discussing Hulks further down the road; but, I think there is already talk about Rulk. My only wish this season is to have our characters be well defined, and not just appear in one or two issues. I think last time, it took us about three or four weeks coming up with our list, laying down the rules, and getting our participants.
     
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    I put up for nomination the following characters:

    Arachne (Julia Carpenter)
    Guardian (Michael Pointer)
    Sasquatch (Walter Langowski)
    Talisman (Elizabeth Twoyoungmen)
    U.S. Agent (John Walker)
    Beta Ray Bill - Honorary Member

    Shaman (Michael Twoyoungmen)
    Snowbird (Narya)
    Aurora (Jeanne-Marie Beaubier)
    Diamond Lil (Lilian Crawley)
    Madison Jeffries
    Northstar (Jean-Paul Beaubier)
    Wild Child (Kyle Gibney)
    Windshear (Colin Hume)
    The Master

    The following I would put in a reserve list, for if we need extra characters. Not sure how much information is on Nemesis; but, she sounds like a cool character we might want to add. I can't see anyone really wanting Puck. With Vindicator and Guardian, they closely resemble the other Guardian. Of course, which Guardian we want is the question. How much info do we really have or understand about the new one?

    Puck (Eugene Judd)
    Vindicator (Heather Hudson)
    Guardian (James Hudson)
    Box (Roger Bochs)
    Nemesis (Amelia Weatherly)
     
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    Excellent! I'm home only for another 15 minutes on lunch, but when I get home tonight I'll get my views up.
     
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    My Keep List:

    Arachne (Julia Carpenter)
    Aurora (Jeanne-Marie Beaubier)
    Beta Ray Bill
    Guardian (James Hudson)
    Madison Jeffries (Note: He showed up in this week's Unc. X-Men, but he seems a bit scattered and we don't know what he'll be like really. I say we keep him dubbed "Weapon X" so we know who we're dealing with.
    Marrina (Marrina Smallwood)
    Murmur (Arlette Truffaut)
    Northstar (Jean-Paul Beaubier)
    Sasquatch (Walter Langowski)
    Shaman (Michael Twoyoungmen)
    Snowbird (Narya)
    Talisman (Elizabeth Twoyoungmen)
    The Master
    U.S. Agent (John Walker)
    Vindicator (Heather Hudson)
    Weapon Omega (Michael Pointer) (He goes by Weapon Omega now, not Guardian... according to Marvel Comics Presents)
    Wild Child (Kyle Gibney)
    Yukon Jack (Yukotujakzurjimozoata)

    Manikin (Previously unlisted
    Pursuasion (Previously unlisted
    Witchfire (Previously unlisted

    Potential List
    Centennial (Rutherford Princeton)
    Flex (Adrian Corbo)
    Radius (Jared Corbo)
    Windshear (Colin Hume)

    Drop List
    Box (Roger Bochs)
    Diamond Lil (Lilian Crawley)
    Earthmover (Chuck Moss)
    Major Mapleleaf (Lou Sadler)
    Manbot (Bernie Lachenay)
    Mar
    Nemesis (Amelia Weatherly) (She seems horribly complex and time travel could pose problems)
    Puck (Eugene Judd)
    Puck (Zuzha Yu)
    Wyre
     
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    So comparing Phaed and my lists...

    2 votes to keep
    Arachne
    Aurora
    Beta Ray Bill
    Madison Jeffries (Weapon X)
    Northstar
    Sasquatch
    Shaman
    Snowbird
    Talisman
    The Master
    U.S. Agent
    Weapon Omega (Michael Pointer)
    Wild Child

    1 vote to keep/ 1 vote for potentially keep
    Windshear
    Vindicator
    Guardian (James Hudson)

    1 vote to keep/ 1 vote to drop:
    Diamond Lil

    1 vote to potentially keep/ 1 vote to drop
    Box (Roger Bochs)
    Centenial
    Flex
    Nemesis (Amelia Weatherly)
    Puck
    Radius



    I hope that helps Ahura and W in their decision making.
     
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    You know, everytime I look into Alpha Flight they seem interesting. I should probably hunt down the original run sometime... or at least Downlaod them before paying for it all.
     
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    I'm thinking that WWH would be the best option to use as well, but we'll discuss that when he comes up. Have to keep it orderly as possible. And I'm still iffy on Rulk. He's cool, but his powerlevels are all over the place. Punching out the Watcher? Using Thor's Hammer? Not typically feats within the realm of possibility. He'd be cool to include, but I'm forseeing some heated debates regarding him. Again... we'll see when the time comes. I also wouldn't mind seeing some of the Warbound included. I only read them in WWH, but I liked what I saw.
     
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    Some of the Alpha Flight characters I dropped without much thought, simply because they had little or no information in all the recent Handbooks that have come out since 2004. That doesn't mean there might not be something in older editions.

    I think we'll have a nice selection of potential...mainly because I can imagine we are going to have quite a few characters we'll want in this season, and I can already easily see me have twenty Alpha Flighters. (One reason I don't want every version of the Hulk in the contest. So many characters, so few roster spots, ya know?)
     
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    BTW, I see you didn't include the newest Guardian in your list. Would you rather have the older, more established version? Not to mention, there are about three versions of James Hudson.
     
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    If you look closely... I changed his name. In the newer Marvel Comics Presents series, he had a solo adventure and he was called "Weapon Omega". So "Weapon Omega (Michael Pointer)" is the newest Guardian. I just updated his code name. That way there's not two Guardians.

    Also, I just went around and PM'd a bunch of previous participants to let them know we're getting the band back together, as we as a few who haven't ever played but I think would be interested and good. I mostly hit the Marvel forums for those. I'm hoping a lot of the RPG people will find their ways in here since we're in their home turf.
     
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    Man... I'm too eager. I'm already thinking about the Avengers list. As well as things like the Cosmic Characters from Annihilation Conquest/Guardians of the Galaxy/etc. I've also now read all of Death's Head II's comics between season 2 and now and really hope to get him on my draft list.

    oooooo the anticipation. I can't believe how much I missed this.
     
  15. random_havoc

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    I could dedicate some time to this for sure, sounds fun. I vote against including Rulk (he's done things, as you said, out of the realm of possibility).

    Also, why was Sentry not included? unless I missed him on the list.

    I strongly STRONGLY vote for him to be included (he's been avenger for like 4 years or something).

    Also, how are winners decided? For example, if it came to SS versus BP can BP's player simply state that BP has defeated SS before on panel and the argument's over or can someone point out that that particularly story was poorly written and inconsistent with established levels?
     
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    random_havoc The Golden Guardian

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    Also, how the heck is Thanos not on the list? He fits into the cosmic section obviously. If Adam Warlock is included so should Thanos be.

    And so should Silver Surfer now that I think about it (I don't think I saw him there either did I?)
     
  17. JewishHobbit

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    Thanos was actually the winner of Season 1 by sheer power alone. After that we decided to give more characters a chance and omit anyone we felt was too uber poweful. What's the fun of having a character so powerful that he won't be challenged until the final 4? This way, it's challenging from round 1 and you don't really know who's going to win in the end until the final match is over. I believe that THAT is also why Sentry was removed, as well as some others. Too uber is too uber for this tournament.

    As for the matches... in your example... the owner of BP would debate why the Silver Surfer wouldn't win THIS TIME! It's been shown that SS could beat him, but then the owner of BP could debate that in the last fight between then BP got some armor that allowed him to go toe to toe with SS, and now he'll have even more experience and he's been shown using something in his own book that could be benefial to this new battle against SS.

    And the debate goes back and forth. If character A has beaten character B a hundred times... doesn't matter. If the owner of character B can convince a majority of the voters that he can win THIS match... then he'll win and move on and character A will be eliminated from the tournament. Also a factor... each week (and I believe there's 12 matches per week starting out) is in a differant location. Black Panther Vs Silver Surver in Shi'ar airspace will give SS an advantage... but BP vs SS in Wakanda will give BP a HUGE advantage. Locations are random draw as well... so you never know. And that's all the fun of the debate.

    Trust me... you'll see some major upsets here. Some of these guys are amazing debaters. In season 1 I had Nico Minoru from Runaways... a little nobody, and I took her to the 3rd or 4th round because I barely convinced the majority vote that she could beat Scorpion, Thunderstrike, and I think someone else. It took the stinkin High Evolutionary to beat her... and I think he just barely beat her.

    Also in season 1... Hulk, Thor, and Spider-Man were all eliminated in round 1.

    Anything can happen in this game, and that's the fun of it.
     
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    I am against Sentry being included especially if Rulk is. They are essentially similar type characters with feats all over the board. One issue he is reigning supreme and the next he loses his fights.

    I cannot add anything on the Alpha Flight as I have not read a single issue.

    One thing regarding the exiles section, I would add Gambit (he is a namor/sue storm/gambit combo).

    By the way, JH I hope your book makes it. I am rooting for you as little as that is worth :p.

    For eevryone else, if I do not post here before the holidays gain, I wish you all the happiest of holidays with your loved ones.
     
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    Thanks Ahura, I appreciate it. And being that you may or may not post again before Christmas time, if we move on beyond Alpha Flight, we'll just take Phaed, W, and my word for who to use and you can throw your 2 cents in later if you like.

    Just waiting on W and we'll make the official call on Alpha Flight and move on to the Avengers.
     
  20. Jennifer Walters

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    Never done this before. Sounds great. I'm going to try to be involved.
     
  21. Darthphere

    Darthphere Kneel before 'Drox!

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    Hmm, might be interested.
     
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    Hey guys, great to see this game back and in full force.

    As for me, I'm seriously thinking about joining up and participating if only so I can get in some epic debates with Ahura again (this time Vertigo WILL take down Kurse!)

    The only thing I'm hesitant about right now is the time commitment. If we start in a month, I'll still have a few more months over here in Afghanistan where the internet sucks something fierce and my hours can get insane pretty easily.

    As for right now, count me in tentatively. I'll let you guys know in a week or so if I'm definately in or not. Either way I'm definately going to keep on participating by voting and talking trash to whomever loses. : )

    Oh yeah, are you planning on keeping COM II final four guys in as well, or are you taking them out like you did with COM I?
     
  23. Darthphere

    Darthphere Kneel before 'Drox!

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    Have you guys ever considered doing this in teams? Like teams of posters, 2 or 3?
     
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    I can't really comment on Alpha Flight. Like Ahura, I haven't read them (and barely remember them from the X-Men cartoon). So whatever JH and Phaed decide is fine with me.

    We should also keep our rule that the characters who made the final four last season are excluded from this season. Of course, that means those who made it in season 1 are now eligible.

    Unless you guys want to just exclude all character who ever made it to the final four. It would certainly keep the game fresh if we never knew who was going to make it to the end.
     
  25. JewishHobbit

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    I'm okay with omiting the final 4. The deal with the 1st season final 4 (or at least most of them) was that they were too powerful. I know Thanos was one of them, and I think Dormammu was another. I'll have to look that up.

    And as for Alpha Flight. It looks like the keepers are:

    Arachne
    Aurora
    Beta Ray Bill
    Madison Jeffries (Weapon X)
    Northstar
    Sasquatch
    Shaman
    Snowbird
    Talisman
    The Master
    U.S. Agent
    Weapon Omega (Michael Pointer)
    Wild Child

    So Phaed... do you think those in the Keep/Potentially Keep list should be added to the keep list, or put on researve to fill spaces later?

    Windshear
    Vindicator
    Guardian (James Hudson)
     

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