LNH/META: Duel of the Dual-Boot!

Andrew Perron pwerdna at gmail.com
Sat Nov 5 10:23:05 PDT 2011

On Fri, 4 Nov 2011 17:55:42 +0000 (UTC), Dave Van Domelen wrote:

> In article <j916bi$mbp$1 at usenet-its.stanford.edu>,
> Lalo Martins  <rec.arts.comics.creative at googlegroups.com> wrote:

>>- Mystic Person (Occultism Kid, various Acra/trenchcoaters) — I'd like to take
>>  this one, my idea for the rebooted Occie was so different from the original
>>  that I might as well keep it with a different name. No idea what he or she
>>  will be called yet. If you have a concept and/or name you'd like me to reuse,
>>  point me to the wiki page or post the profile if it's not in the wiki.
>      I'm willing to let Dvandom Stranger be used in his usual role of plot
> expositor and generally vague and foreboding presence.  


>>- Badass Ultraviolent Fighter (UN, Master Blaster) — I think we're going with
>>  the rebooted, gun-happy Twaelia, and the rebooted Pantra who isn't from the
>>  future at all.
>      A convention to keep in mind is that the leader is rarely the best
> fighter, except in teams with rotating leadership like the Avengers of LSH.
> So if you want to make Fearless Leader the stable leader (like UN was for the
> original), he should definitely be beatable in a fair fight by the Badass.
> Should it come to a leadership fight, though, leader types often know how to
> exploit the Badass's weaknesses.

Indeed.  That said, I'd like to skip the whole "the Leader and the Badass
don't like each other BUT DAMMIT THEY GET THE JOB DONE" thing.  Let's start
with respect already established, I say.

>      I'm thinking that if I do participate, it will be with Acton Lord...

This would be SO AWESOME.  Especially if you used that prototype-LNH2
version, 'cause steampunk.

> and
> there may not even be a Sig.Lad.  Or he'd be part of the backstory, a member
> of a pre-LNH team in the 90s or something, rather than part of the new LNH.

Hmmmm, I like it.  A tradition of superheroing is awesome - an
*international* tradition, yet.

>      Dave Van Domelen, if making a heroic WC these days would probably go
> with a replacement for Doctor Stomper.

Andrew "NO .SIG MAN" "Juan" Perron, would love that too.

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