If you could be reborn into an in-game race...

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I would stay as a human outlaw, thank you. :p
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Darth Jordius wrote:
gotrek860 wrote:Yeah mermaids are better than those skinny elves
Yeah, except the sprites make them look a little too blue and chubby. In real life they are women with the lower body of a fish. I know, I know, WINR, but I'd really love to get my hands on the guy that made the supposedly beautiful mermaids look like blue Eskimos. I'm going to have to make some sprites myself and submit them.
That would be me. :roll:

I do plan on revising them in the upcoming team-color job. They'll be considerably bigger, allowing for more detail. However, their torsos are going to remain blue-skinned; as much as the basic idea of mermen is preposterous, the idea of a totally mammalian top combined with a totally fish-like bottom is even more so. (I imagine the existing ones as having completely fish-like flesh, even on their upper bodies; on their upper bodies, though, it would come out a lot more like catfish skin does, than regular fish. Fish skin, but without scales.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Catfish#External_anatomy
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See, i personally prefer the idea of mermen as mammals through-and-through, with dolphin-like lower anatomy, and no gills but hyper-efficient lungs to allow anything from 1 minutes to over an hour under water. It fits better with the way their tails traditionally go - dolphin tails are horizontal like mermen tails, where fish tails are vertical.
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Post by Karo »

thespaceinvader wrote:See, i personally prefer the idea of mermen as mammals through-and-through, with manatee-like lower anatomy, and no gills but hyper-efficient lungs to allow anything from 1 minutes to over an hour under water. It fits better with the way their tails traditionally go - manatee tails are horizontal like mermen tails, where fish tails are vertical.
There's a reason their order name is Sirenia. Of the sirenians, Dugongs have a more cetacean/mermaid-like tail.

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Post by illcwaticando »

I would be either a shadowprince (shadow race) or a gambler (summons race)
actually maybe a Old one (vampire race)
lol im not sure hey love alot of the units and races in this era.
era of races.
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Am I really the only person who's seen this and wants to be reborn as a mage?

I mean, I'm not saying that it would appeal to everyone, but the idea of becoming either a powerful ancient lich or a kick ass great mage seems like it'd have its own kind of appeal.
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I'd want to be an Ancient Lich, immortal, chill-tempesting the hell out of everyone that bothered me, and necroing various badass monsters and heroes of the past (Just like it was done with this topic :-P )
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I would choose to be some kind of undead as well. Preferably a lich. Being powerful, leading an army that is just a prolongement of my power, able to wait forever, able to suck life energy from victims, healing any wound quickly, being immune to cuts,...
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Drakilian wrote:Am I really the only person who's seen this and wants to be reborn as a mage?

I mean, I'm not saying that it would appeal to everyone, but the idea of becoming either a powerful ancient lich or a kick ass great mage seems like it'd have its own kind of appeal.
That's probably because of "mage" is not a race, but just a "profession", usually for humans.

(Also, you succeeded to start reviving this five year dead thread. Congratulations, first step towards being a real necromancer.)
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A drake... more specifically, the Armageddon Drake who is the first Drake in millennia to mature into a real FIRE DRAGON! :twisted:
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