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Let's Create A Character! [GRIFFIN FACE PAINT]

Discussion in 'Fan Creations' started by _Vidz_, May 12, 2018.

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Let's Pick A Herd!

  1. Pegasus

    3 vote(s)
    10.0%
  2. Boar

    3 vote(s)
    10.0%
  3. Giraffe

    5 vote(s)
    16.7%
  4. Griffin

    11 vote(s)
    36.7%
  5. Camel

    8 vote(s)
    26.7%
  6. Antelope/Gazelle

    6 vote(s)
    20.0%
  7. Bison/Buffalo

    4 vote(s)
    13.3%
  8. Moose

    5 vote(s)
    16.7%
  9. Zebra

    8 vote(s)
    26.7%
  10. Predator

    5 vote(s)
    16.7%
Multiple votes are allowed.
  1. Delusional Dreamer

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    Hooray for griffons! Woo!
     
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  2. HeartClock

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    I already said it in my previous comment but I vote for a male.

    Also, it surprises me to see that nobody has been tossing ideas here for the past few days, or even at least voting for the gender. That makes me a little worried about the project. I've already said it in my previous comments but this idea of creating a character together looks really interesting and neat. It would be a shame if everybody was already losing interest...

    As @ty4brawl suggested, you could make strawpolls. Maybe that would help? Perhaps some members just don't want to comment or post anything and prefer voting on an actual poll.
     
  3. Salty Beef

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    I agree with @ty4brawl and @HeartClock about making a straw poll.

    Just in case you don't, I vote Female
     
  4. ty4brawl

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    So that's 1 male, 1 female and 1 gender fluid.
     
  5. Brutus

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    Considering the entirety of the cast (and I think planned cast additions as well?) minus Fred are female, having one male character might be a bit odd. Especially if they're predator-passing. So I suppose I'll pitch in for a female character.
     
  6. super hurricane

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    Male for me. Though I vote that he throws heavy rocks as one of his ranged attacks, or closes his wings in front awhile grounded to shield his face.
     
  7. BypenThynDragon

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    Im just fine with either so I havent said anything
     
  8. HeartClock

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    I was actually thinking the same thing about the wings part. Would be great for the blocking.
     
  9. VendiMANS

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    I'm going for male, we need more gender variety
     
  10. HeartClock

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    1 fluid, 2 female, 3 male.

    Seems like male is leading. Anyone else for the voting?

    There are chances that the Mane6 will add male characters, not juste female ones.
    And the problem is that if we follow this logic for every character to be created/added, then we will never have male characters.
     
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  12. Delusional Dreamer

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    Since it was brought up but never done, I figured I'd go ahead and make a Strawpoll for the character's gender.

    Link here: Them's Fightin' Herds Community Character Poll: Gender

    This way, we can have people in The Hold vote without confusion like that which happened before in the thread, give Vidz and everyone else an easier way to keep track of answers, and not require people who want to vote to make a post about it (most of the time). Hope this helps, and go vote!
     
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  13. Salty Beef

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    huh.. I hope this works.. does it save after you get rid of the tab?
     
  14. HeartClock

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    Don't worry, it does.
     
  15. _Vidz_

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    I've been away from this for a while, huh? Sorry everyone :(

    But it seems Delusional's strawpoll was an excellent way to collect votes! With a total of twelve votes, it appears we've got a Female Griffin on our hands! Now, if anyone's still interested, let's mold this character!

    But where should we begin? Fighting style? Character traits? What kind of ideas do you guys have for our Griffin?
     
  16. HeartClock

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    I think we should work on the character traits first before the fighting style and moveset.
    She has to be different from the other characters personality-wise.
     
  17. ty4brawl

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    So should we do like personality arch types?
     
  18. speed_rac3r

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    If we're looking for a personality to distinguish from the others, maybe we could do someone who's got a motherly vibe or mature at an early age vibe? Idk the exact age everyone else is, but based on what I've read/heard from voice lines and lore, I get the impression the girls are young adult or younger in terms of mental maturity (is that even the right term?). So, it could be a nice change to have an older character/character who thinks more like an older adult in the mix.
     
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  19. Salty Beef

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    hmm I can totally rave to this idea.

    anyone else have any personality's that you'd like to see with this here Griffin?

    I myself haven't, sorry. but I like the sound of this.
     
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  20. ty4brawl

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    Make them an unforgivable jerk. We only have nice guys. lol
     
  21. BypenThynDragon

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    Yea, well Velvet we are unsure, but I always love characters who aren't compleatly good
     
  22. Brutus

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    You've just got make sure it isn't too similar to a female gryphon from a certain series if you go the "complete jerk" route.
     
  23. speed_rac3r

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    Hmm...well if we wanna do older adult and not completely good, why don't we do something like a bitter, cynical, cold older adult type? She could be the type that only works with other people or does things if it benefits herself?
     
  24. ty4brawl

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    Yeah. I was thinking more Vicky and less Gilda
     
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  25. BypenThynDragon

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    Like... Icky Vicky?
     
  26. ty4brawl

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    That's the one.
     
  27. _Vidz_

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    I know that all the characters have an accent to represent a specific culture. Pom's is Scottish, Oleander is British, Tianhuo is Asian, Arizona is American, Velvet is German; what could the griffin be?
     
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  28. BypenThynDragon

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    (Canadian, we can have the nicest Grifin ever)

    Or maybe Italian.... I don’t know why but an Italian griffin sounds funny to me
     
  29. ty4brawl

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    What personality were we going with?
     
  30. _Vidz_

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    Well, last I heard it seemed we were all in favor of a 'jerk-ish' / rude type. Whilst trying to avoid being too closely comparable to a certain griffin we all know. However, I suppose it could still be up for debate.
     
  31. Salty Beef

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    A Jerk-ish Italian Griffin... What could possibly go wrong?
     
  32. ty4brawl

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    Egyptian accent.
     
  33. Firestar

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    Anime (Natsu Personality) Dragon-pony with Fire magic.
     
  34. _Vidz_

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    I've been gone a long time, and I've left so many things unfinished. This thread included, and I intend on finishing our character. So far, it looks like we left off at a Female Griffin, and perhaps an edgy one? I plan on sketching some Griffin concepts and you guys can vote on which you like most, and make suggestions on what I could do until we finalize the concept!

    I made this thread not knowing how to handle it, but this time I'm ready. So, who's with me? ;3
     
  35. BypenThynDragon

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    Im down for this to continue
     
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  36. Salty Beef

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  37. _Vidz_

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    And to kick things back off, I've made just a few headshots of some Griffin concepts. I tried to keep in mind that she shouldn't resemble Gilda too much, how do y'all feel about them? The far left is just your basic, the middle I hooked the beak, and gave her face paint to kind of go for a tribal/native look; and the far right is just a punk rocker with what I can now see looks like DJ PON3's hair XD. Any ideas on where to go from here? I have no problems with going back to the drawing board if none of these sketches suffice.

    [​IMG]

    As always, y'all have a good day!
     
  38. Salty Beef

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    I like dat Punk Rock one.
     
  39. Delusional Dreamer

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    Oooooh, I'm so torn between first and third.
     
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  40. _Vidz_

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    Alrighty, you like the Punk, ty4brawl says he likes the first one the left. This might be tough XD. Just gotta get more opinions. Thanks! :D
     
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