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Re: DESTROY ALL MONSTERS!
« Reply #15 on: August 04, 2010, 10:18:04 AM »
Modeling a hive-mind as a single creature is going to be a lot more expensive point-wise, since the quality assumes that there's more than one of you. What you'll need to do is pick out the benefits of hive-mind that matter and buy them individually. If you want Condition Immunity to the four conditions listed in hive-mind, that's 16 points instead of the 2.

However, there's nothing stopping you from just creating a single massive creature (a mighty anaconda mating ball?) and flavoring it by saying "it's a hive mind swarm" without any significant mechanics to back that label. Up to you.

Or you could create an enormous flying shark with a laser beam on its head. That was my plan B, and I offer it free to any who just can't decide.  :)
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Re: DESTROY ALL MONSTERS!
« Reply #16 on: August 04, 2010, 11:12:30 AM »
The ooze and the swarm were both ideas I was was considering.

What about a sapient black hole?
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Re: DESTROY ALL MONSTERS!
« Reply #17 on: August 04, 2010, 01:16:55 PM »
What about a sapient black hole?

Err... yikes? Very Evangelion, but i'm not sure how you'd do it. I picture it looking like that dude from Soul Calibur, the one with the glowing sphere thingie in his chest?
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Re: DESTROY ALL MONSTERS!
« Reply #18 on: August 05, 2010, 12:58:33 AM »
My only concern is that too many of our monsters won't be very 'kaiju'. We don't have any giant reptiles yet, and they were the mainstay of the movies...
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« Reply #19 on: August 05, 2010, 12:59:26 AM »
Ok, i'll switch to a giant chameleon...

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Re: DESTROY ALL MONSTERS!
« Reply #20 on: August 05, 2010, 02:56:00 AM »
I must admit, I was looking at idea of being the collective spirit of the atomic dead

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Re: DESTROY ALL MONSTERS!
« Reply #21 on: August 05, 2010, 05:46:50 AM »
I must admit, I was looking at idea of being the collective spirit of the atomic dead

Now that's just not nice... I don't know why but i'm picturing an animated, radioactive mass grave. As it lumbers forward, with each step half a dozen rotten, irradiated corpses fall off it. If it is destroyed, it falls apart.
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Re: DESTROY ALL MONSTERS!
« Reply #22 on: August 05, 2010, 06:20:21 AM »
Will Critical Injuries and Death from Massive Damage be in play?  Will we get Action Dice?
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Re: DESTROY ALL MONSTERS!
« Reply #23 on: August 05, 2010, 06:54:07 AM »
Will Critical Injuries and Death from Massive Damage be in play?  Will we get Action Dice?

Yes, yes and yes.

Bear in mind that Con 20 and Health X means 100 wounds and 1000 vitality. They could be very long fights indeed, without death by massive damage.
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Re: DESTROY ALL MONSTERS!
« Reply #24 on: August 07, 2010, 12:33:42 PM »
Right, start creating those monsters, folks! We'll review them and discuss what you want to get out of this before we start.
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Re: DESTROY ALL MONSTERS!
« Reply #25 on: August 07, 2010, 01:04:11 PM »
Right, start creating those monsters, folks! We'll review them and discuss what you want to get out of this before we start.

So, you want us to post them here, in spoiler tags?

What I would like to get out of this:  Battles of widely different themes, to see which is the king of all monsters... followed by us Monsters taking out a swarm of invading aliens.


Also, maybe see who's design is the most terrible?
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Re: DESTROY ALL MONSTERS!
« Reply #26 on: August 07, 2010, 01:11:44 PM »
Yeah, spoiler tags will do. I'll present you with a map of monster island, and i'll randomize who fights who and where. There will be environmental hazards, including an active volcano to bullrush your opponent into...
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Re: DESTROY ALL MONSTERS!
« Reply #27 on: August 07, 2010, 01:49:28 PM »
I assume your ban on replication means we can't bump up to frenzy III?

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« Reply #28 on: August 07, 2010, 02:04:39 PM »
I assume your ban on replication means we can't bump up to frenzy III?

That is what I understood from the replication ban on qualities.

Also, I'm assuming the penalty to defense for being Enormous will apply.
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Re: DESTROY ALL MONSTERS!
« Reply #29 on: August 07, 2010, 11:41:02 PM »
I assume your ban on replication means we can't bump up to frenzy III?

Correct.

Also, I'm assuming the penalty to defense for being Enormous will apply.

Only against smaller targets.
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