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#101 Posted by Pyrogram (46545 posts) - - Show Bio

This was very informative. Thank you.

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#102 Edited by Leon_Dissada (4695 posts) - - Show Bio

now i need to find out how to make an alt....

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#103 Edited by EdwardWindsor (14582 posts) - - Show Bio

@ragman1138: as i said mate doesn't have to be an alt just add a small section to your bio explaining there is a version of this character in each universe. making an alt will take another email address and building a whole new account. For the sake of speed do yourself a favor and just add a small post in your bio and use this account. As you said in PM its mainly for interaction so save yourself sometime.

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#104 Edited by Leon_Dissada (4695 posts) - - Show Bio

@edwardwindsor: i made the post b4 u told me that lol but i think i understand it now. thanks man

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#106 Posted by Trinity-Blue (4147 posts) - - Show Bio

@ragman1138: as i said mate doesn't have to be an alt just add a small section to your bio explaining there is a version of this character in each universe. making an alt will take another email address and building a whole new account. For the sake of speed do yourself a favor and just add a small post in your bio and use this account. As you said in PM its mainly for interaction so save yourself sometime.

Plus they bumped the count up to 25! I am not happy!

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#107 Posted by EdwardWindsor (14582 posts) - - Show Bio

@schlampe: Dam that's not cool. There should be a way of tieing all you accounts under your main so the site knows your a trusted member but doesn't wipe you account like when i paired my Arthur windsor account to this one.

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#108 Posted by Leon_Dissada (4695 posts) - - Show Bio
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#109 Posted by deactivated-57916056a8182 (4857 posts) - - Show Bio

Question:

Back in Prime there was the well established Power Scale, it was far from perfect but it at least gave people some idea as to how to sell another's ability or respond to it's use.

I do not see any reference to it in the CVnU, has it been completely abandoned? IMO it or a variation still has a use. Bios that list abilities even in detail many times to not really give a clear picture as to power level.

An established tier or power scale would seem to be relatively simple to establish and impliment, and the small effort would probably do wonders for no and underselling issues.

Comments welcome.

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#110 Posted by The_Ghostshell (84303 posts) - - Show Bio

@armistice: Do you have a link? I dont remember a power scale.

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#111 Posted by deactivated-57916056a8182 (4857 posts) - - Show Bio

@gambler:

I am just going from memory, it was the simple 1-7 power scale like the one used in the character cards in Prime.

I think it was in the Prime rules, how-to, or canon thread.

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#112 Posted by saviour (830 posts) - - Show Bio

@armistice: How long was it etc...? If we cannot find it. What if a new one is made?

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#113 Posted by The_Ghostshell (84303 posts) - - Show Bio
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#114 Edited by deactivated-57916056a8182 (4857 posts) - - Show Bio

@gambler:

It's not the greatest, but it's better than the guesswork that goes on now

Let's see if anyone else makes use of it.

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#115 Posted by Amaranth (8284 posts) - - Show Bio

@armistice: @gambler: Back in my journey around the internet's RPG sites I found one thing the Anime sites did well was create really good and clear definitions of power levels. Anime Vice's power chart is, and I hate to say this, better than ours.

Of course we have CV Cards and they don't hehehehe.

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#116 Posted by The_Ghostshell (84303 posts) - - Show Bio
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#117 Posted by Amaranth (8284 posts) - - Show Bio

@gambler: The CV Cards? They are awesome. I've got my Liberty card saved on my hard drive and backed up in two separate zip drives just in case!

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#118 Posted by The_Ghostshell (84303 posts) - - Show Bio

@amaranth_strix: I have one or two saved somewhere. And I agree, they were badass.

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#119 Posted by deactivated-57916056a8182 (4857 posts) - - Show Bio

@gambler: The CV Cards? They are awesome. I've got my Liberty card saved on my hard drive and backed up in two separate zip drives just in case!

@gambler said:

@amaranth_strix: I have one or two saved somewhere. And I agree, they were badass.

I think the power chart used by Prime could be easily improved upon beyond the Marvel trading card derived version. (Base 10 rather than 1-7 to start)

Never had one made for me but I have to admit they do look pretty awesome (not even sure who does them actually)

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#120 Edited by The_Ghostshell (84303 posts) - - Show Bio

@armistice: The Wanderer/Isaiah was the last one making them but I do not believe he is still in business.

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#121 Edited by Amaranth (8284 posts) - - Show Bio

@armistice: Base ten would be a big improvement.

Iza does them. Not sure how to spell his full name. He isn't around a whole lot but he does brilliant work when he is around.

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#122 Posted by deactivated-57916056a8182 (4857 posts) - - Show Bio

@amaranth_strix:

For example, if you look at the current grid, anyone with strength over 100 ton is a 7.

Armistice is barely above that threshold (barring diverting power or removing safeties) so he is technically a 7 even if by a thread. Then there are characters who can lift hundreds or thousands of tons who would have the same score. At a cursory glance they look equal when they are miles apart.

Some of the scores could use a little more spread to differentiate between high-tier and god/cosmic tier.

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#123 Posted by The_Ghostshell (84303 posts) - - Show Bio

Gambler tier > Everyone else. My job here is done.

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#124 Posted by deactivated-57916056a8182 (4857 posts) - - Show Bio

@gambler:

If there was an ego stat you are given free reign to use the infinite symbol

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#125 Edited by Ellie_Knightfall (5022 posts) - - Show Bio

I have tons <_<

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#126 Posted by Pyrogram (46545 posts) - - Show Bio

@gambler said:

Gambler tier > Everyone else. My job here is done.

Yeah, you are so weak you cannot even contend with Ant-man ;)

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#127 Posted by The_Ghostshell (84303 posts) - - Show Bio

@pyrogram said:

@gambler said:

Gambler tier > Everyone else. My job here is done.

Yeah, you are so weak you cannot even contend with Ant-man ;)

True, but I make being weak

Look Good ;)
Look Good ;)

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#129 Posted by Ellie_Knightfall (5022 posts) - - Show Bio

Has Gambler gone ego mode again?

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#131 Posted by saviour (830 posts) - - Show Bio
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#132 Posted by Tank. (2059 posts) - - Show Bio

Fun fact, the CV cards were originally Gambler's idea.

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#133 Posted by The_Ghostshell (84303 posts) - - Show Bio

@tank_ said:

Fun fact, the CV cards were originally Gambler's idea.

Really? I dont remember that but I will def take credit for it. Bow before my awesomeness once again.

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#134 Posted by Tank. (2059 posts) - - Show Bio

@gambler: Well technically you sparked the idea and I just ran with it. It was during the era where we were all doing up team pages big. Trying to one up the other team by making them look more awesome. It wasn't enough to just have a picture and a name. Now you needed a picture, name, and a paragraph about your character. Then it escalated to grids, then profiles, then entire cards.

Butterfly effect or something or another. xD

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#135 Posted by The_Ghostshell (84303 posts) - - Show Bio

@tank_: hahaha I remember that sh!t now. The competitive fires fueled greatness in those days.

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#141 Posted by Tank. (2059 posts) - - Show Bio

lmao

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#143 Posted by Amaranth (8284 posts) - - Show Bio

@armistice: That's true! I think it works better in Marvel where strength levels are more normalized, but in an environment like CV where anyone can have anything it doesn't work so well.

The problem is we can use 1-10 but no matter how high we make 10 there could always be huge variation in the top strength stat because it represents an infinite number of values. Perhaps a 'Cosmic Tier' would be better.

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#144 Posted by deactivated-57916056a8182 (4857 posts) - - Show Bio

@armistice: That's true! I think it works better in Marvel where strength levels are more normalized, but in an environment like CV where anyone can have anything it doesn't work so well.

The problem is we can use 1-10 but no matter how high we make 10 there could always be huge variation in the top strength stat because it represents an infinite number of values. Perhaps a 'Cosmic Tier' would be better.

Nothing will be perfect, but a slightly modified base 10 stat chart and a tier chart (street, low, mid, high, god/cosmic) would take 10 minutes for someone to add to their bio and give anyone involved an easy way to get an overview of who they are dealing with.

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#145 Edited by Amaranth (8284 posts) - - Show Bio

@armistice: The only question is, whose going to make it?

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#146 Posted by deactivated-57916056a8182 (4857 posts) - - Show Bio
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#147 Posted by Ellie_Knightfall (5022 posts) - - Show Bio

Hrrrrrm. I could get on board with that.

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#148 Posted by Amaranth (8284 posts) - - Show Bio

@armistice: Go for it, I'll add it to my bio when its completed.

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#150 Edited by Medusa_Merc (630 posts) - - Show Bio

Hurm. Not everybody is pleased to find out that every single thing they do or say is being dictated by some guy on a computer, and that, even if you break the rules, the guy controlling us is following them. But I guess this knowledge is useful, isn't it.

Where the hell am I right now, anyway? How am I communicating with everybody that exists at once. How does this work. Goddamnit, now I'm confused. I'm going to go to sleep. No, I don't care that it's only four. Mr. God man with the keyboard can make it three in the morning.