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PostPosted: Sun Jan 31, 2010 7:53 am 
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OK there have been a lot of discussion about what a virtual set in the fall may look like. Use this thread to voice who you would like to see in it. Could be an existing mini with a new stat card. Could be a new mini you have waiting to see.

I must say I really like what I am hearing from the community in regards to taking non-unique minis and making a unique stat card for them, since we all know a ton of non-uniques were based off unique characters.

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Hello all! I think we can take a step as a community to get more involved in the development of this game. I hear a lot of talk from a few people on other sites that Gamers will have a few people deciding everything and the larger community will have to just deal with it. That’s just not true. If we members of the larger community want to get involved, we need to do it in a way efficient enough where the busy volunteers who will be doing much of the designing and event planning need not spend hours upon hours sifting through posts to find the input they want. Without specifically-made threads, there might be a thread that has some people saying a mini they want, others saying some stats they want to see, while still others say how something should be re-costed, all in a confusing (but interesting and valid in its own right) mess. We need to help the designers help us! That’s why I’m starting this thread, to see what minis YOU would like to see. This thread isn’t intended to discuss special abilities or new costs, or how the community will be involved in designing some pieces that they will have some input on.
It’s to see what mini’s you want to see. The likely course of action, as has been described in other threads, is:
1: to take an existing mini (example Luke Skywalker, Rebel)
2: Make an ALTERNATE card for it (with new abilities, stats, cost, etc.), so that the old card or the new card can be used, whichever the player want to use in their squad, much like picking between Luke Skywalker, Jedi, or Luke Skywalker, Hero of Yavin nowadays, for example.

This is the info I am going for:
10-15 minis (can be only 1 or 2 if you want, don’t feel like you need 10, more than 15 if you really have some ideas you'd like to get across)
For each one:
Name of a (preferably) Unique mini you would like an alternate card for.
OR:
Name of a non-unique mini that you would like to see made with a Unique alternate card (for example, Echani Handmaiden (Brianna)) Please list the Mini, and then next to it, have the unique you want to see.

It would be preferable to request that minis from the older sets get alternates, but I will still record the newer ones if you put them.

Don’t be afraid to put names that other people have already put; I will keep track of how many times each alternate is requested, so it will be easier to see how many want a certain piece with an alternate.

To make things more efficient, Please don’t
-Put stats (for another thread, another time)
-Name characters that you don’t have a mini to represent (for example, there is nothing we have that we could stretch to represent a Space Slug)
-Post anything other than your list of minis, if you can help it.
-Post a Unique mini that is currently competitive (Like R2-D2 from RS) (But a competitive Non-unique that you want to see into a Unique is cool)

Even if you only have 1 mini you want to have an alternate cost please post it! If we want the designers to see what we want, we need to make it as easy for them as possible.

If you could, please look at the next post for my list; the closer you format your list to mine the easier it will be for me. Thanks. :)

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PostPosted: Sun Jan 31, 2010 10:11 am 
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I am working on some designs for some pieces. I have a Boba Fett Jedi Hunter and a Darth Maul Shadowhunter.

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PostPosted: Sun Jan 31, 2010 11:01 am 
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I have an entire custom set built on SW Minimanager that I happen to like. Includes a small sub-faction too :D. I can design mini's all day so yeah lol.


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PostPosted: Sun Jan 31, 2010 11:15 am 
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My request:

Young Annikin (Episode I, pre-Jedi training)

No significant attack, but with abilities like...

Disruptive
Repair 20
Industrial Repair 20
Intuition

Force 1
Force Renewal 1
Dark Temptation
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PostPosted: Sun Jan 31, 2010 1:02 pm 
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I'd like to see something like;

50% new characters
25% rehash of old characters, (new versions of existing characters)
25% re-do of existing characters (ie undates to Nien Nuub)

in terms of new characters..
Joruus C'baoth
Rukh
Winter
Ganner Ryhsode (sp?)
Celeste Morne
Darth Zannah
Lord Hoth
Bantha Skywalker
Ben Skywalker

there's a ton!

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PostPosted: Sun Jan 31, 2010 1:20 pm 
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Garrick "the Face" Loran
new republic
cost:35

HP:70
Def:17
Att:12
Dmg:20
Special Abilities
pilot/commando
Unique
costume design: not counted as enemy unless within 6 squares of opponent
mobile attack
Wraith Leader:gives wraith squadron members costume design
Commander effects
gives stealth to all followers within 6 squares

also:
the rest of the Wraiths
Wes Janson
Hobbie Klivian
Tycho Celchu
Gavin Darklighter

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PostPosted: Sun Jan 31, 2010 1:22 pm 
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I've been wanting to do a remake of the Rebel Storm and Clone strike minis for awhile (like the restof us :D )and if any one wants to help with playtesting and pointcostings or has idea fo the minis give a pm.

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PostPosted: Sun Jan 31, 2010 1:31 pm 
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Pieces, for staters ones we haven't seen yet.

Lord Hoth
Lord Kaan
Darth Zannah

Some Remakes:
OR Revan
Carth
Nihilus
Darth Caedus ¬_¬

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PostPosted: Sun Jan 31, 2010 1:38 pm 
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I'd just like that so I can go around yelling "Kaaaaaaaan!" when I play him.

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PostPosted: Sun Jan 31, 2010 2:00 pm 
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VERY VERY GOOD POINT! LoL, I'd want it so I could recreate the battle of Ruusan...

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PostPosted: Sun Jan 31, 2010 2:02 pm 
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Well, before everyone starts throwing out stats left and right, should we try to organize this idea of "virtual sets"? First determine how many characters are in it, the rarity distribution, faction distribution, etc. Then, we could start taking ideas for which characters will be in it, and finally proceed to make them. (Helps keep all these ideas from creating a chaotic thread)

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Personally I think we should put down names, and save stats for another time. Just Ease into this a bit with just some general idea of characters we want before we dive into the stats we want to use.

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Well of course. I'm just advising that before we even put down names, we get ourselves organized so we know what needs to be done and how it needs to be done before we get bogged down in a heap of ideas.

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PostPosted: Sun Jan 31, 2010 2:15 pm 
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Everyone must also remember that a virtual set is not the #1 priority right now. That priority is to make sure Regionals and then GenCon. Dean has stated a virtual set will come out after GenCon is said and done, which makes it late August/early September. So we have loads of time to just talk over what will be in it. Suggestions never hurt, neither do suggestions on new SA/FP.


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PostPosted: Sun Jan 31, 2010 2:26 pm 
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Here's some suggestions;

Bothan Spy could be Borrsk Fey'la
Mon Cal Mercenary could be a new Ackbar
Geonosian Overseer could be Poggle the Lesser
Kaminoan Ascetic could be Lama Su or Ko Sai
Noghri could be Ruhk
Young Jedi Knight could be Tahiri or Tenal Ka (cut off a hand!)
Jedi Consular could be Mical
Jedi Guardian could be Brianna
Jedi Sentinal could be a new Visas Marr
OR Commander could be Trask Ulgo
Dark Jedi Master could be Lord Kaan
Sith Trooper Commander could be Admiral Saul Karath
Jedi Padawan could be Ben Skywalker (Legacy version)
Jedi Weapon Master could be Cin Drallig
Republic Commandos could be remade as uniques
Mistryl Shadow Guard could be Githany
Rodian Scoundrel could be Greedo
Caamasi Noble could be Elegos Akala
Republic Commando Training Sergeant could be Kal Skirita
Noghri Commando could be Leia's Bodyguard
GA Trooper could be GA Guard
Dug Fringer could be Sebulba
Mando Gunslinger could be Mirta Gev
Echani Handmaiden could be Brianna
Imperial Dignitary could be Sate Pestage
Sith Apprentice could be Darth Bandon
Sith Lord could be Lord Kaan

oops, $there's a few more than 10...

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Guys if I can make a suggestion for the moment.

When you make your suggestion just give us names.

If they are not widely known maybe give us a little blurb about who the character is.

Remember non uniques are going to be needed too.

Right now lets avoid giving a ton of stats.

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Lord Hoth- Brilliant Tactical mind and General for the Jedi's Army Of Light fighting against Kaan's Brotherhood of Darkness. A brutal yet cunning warrior, eventually giving his life to end Kaan's army.

Lord Kaan-Leader of the Brotherhood of Darkness, charismatic Leader, and very adept at using Battle meditation.

Darth Zannah- Apprentice of Darth Bane, skilled in Makashi and Soresu fighting style, expert in Sith Sorcery.

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The main piece I want:
Jodo Kast (Boba Fett imposter who used Fett's fear to get his way as a Bounty Hunter and collect bounties. Fett eventually finds out and takes him down by poisoning him. So possibly give him a weakness to poison like "Abilities used against this character containing the word Poison deal and extra 10 Damage."

Other ideas:
Jaina, Sword of the Jedi (Mando Affinity)
Jacen Solo (when he was leading the GA right before he turned into Darth Caedus)


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jedispyder wrote:

Other ideas:
Jaina, Sword of the Jedi (Mando Affinity)
Jacen Solo (when he was leading the GA right before he turned into Darth Caedus)



I think I'm in love...... :shock:

Ben Skywalker from the same era, being trained by Jacen so maybe rapport?

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PostPosted: Sun Jan 31, 2010 3:29 pm 
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#1 Carth Onasi (updated to not suck)
#2 Ganner Rhysode with a NR movement breaker of some kind. Example: None Shall Pass. Enimies that start their turn adjacent to this character may not move away. And give him parry to keep him alive.
#3 Darth Maul with a defensive power like block seeing as he dueled 2 jedi at the same time i think he should be able to block 1 or 2 hits for crying out load.
#4 Playable Darth Revan. I like the one in the holocron's lost 20 that lets you choose to activate 1-2-or 3 that would make sith awesome to play something like that would work.
#5 Ben Skywalker. With some kind of cheap tech for NR like Flo walking or force meld that would be cool.
#6 Darth Sion (updated with jedi hunter and better attack)
#7 Nomi Sunrider, Jedi Master. (updated Nomi)
#8 Cassus Fett. Good Mandalorian CE of some kind please not mobile and evade.
#9 Vaders Apprentice (updated with new Force powers and affinity for rebels and imperials)
#10 Sora Bulq.

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