LNH: Help!

Andrew Perron pwerdna at gmail.com
Sun Oct 30 10:12:34 PDT 2011

On Sun, 30 Oct 2011 06:42:14 +0000 (UTC), Martin Phipps wrote:

> The first twenty should be established LNH characters.

This is the thing I'm not sure about.  I really think we should have a
significant number of new characters in the starting lineup - well, either
that, or obscure/secondary characters given more prominent roles.

> I've already dropped the idea of including Bad Timing Boy, Sarcastic
> Lad, Coward Lad, Super Apathy Lad and Cheesecake Eater Lad.  None of
> these characters seem appropriate for a rebooted LNH.

...why not?

> Ask any of them if they want to join the LNH and they'll all say no*.

...why?  Just because they have seemingly useless powers?  That's part of
the LNH tradition!  Definitely something we want to keep!

> Hmm.  Actually, Bad Timing Boy, Sarcastic Lad, Coward Lad, Super
> Apathy Lad and Cheesecake Eater Lad might be interesting characters
> for an LNH Rejects one shot that is part of the LNH2012 imprint but
> isn't part of the storyline re-introducing the LNH: a one shot
> establishing that other LNH characters exist in the LNH2012 universe
> even if they didn't become LNHers.

That's not a bad idea!

> Anyway, the point is people should be able to do what they want.  If
> people want to add their own characters then we'll have more than
> twenty LNHers but I think we should start with twenty established LNH
> characters and have that as a nucleus around which new characters (or
> new versions of old characters) can join.

Again, I don't think the nucleus needs to be composed of established
characters.  Just strong ones.

Andrew "NO .SIG MAN" "Juan" Perron, ponder.

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