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Which species do you like better?

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Offline algebra15

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Re: Which species do you like better?
« Reply #15 on: July 25, 2010, 08:09:44 AM »
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Re: Which species do you like better?
« Reply #16 on: July 25, 2010, 08:38:46 AM »
Indeed, it was quite amusing having Aristotle on your team in TPA2 :)

I personally like both well enough, though the Shadowlings are presented in much greater depth in TRPG2. There are a couple of quite enderaing Shadolwing characters, so it's not that hard to connect with them, even if there are a few issues with the way the Shadowlands Empire was run.
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Re: Which species do you like better?
« Reply #17 on: July 25, 2010, 08:55:19 AM »
Well... I hope we will learn more about spriggat culture in SoG.

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Re: Which species do you like better?
« Reply #18 on: August 09, 2010, 12:40:37 PM »
Shadowlings.  They have way more personality and they kick way more butt than the spriggats.

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Re: Which species do you like better?
« Reply #19 on: August 09, 2010, 01:52:39 PM »
Shadowlings are interesting and useful, but sprights are more widespread in their elemental affinities. They don't have the style of shadowlings, but they are about just as good. I like them both but I'm leaning towards shadowlings.

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Re: Which species do you like better?
« Reply #20 on: August 09, 2010, 03:27:42 PM »
I think the breath attacks are cooler, then anything shadowlings can do. (I don't count shockwave or fire gate.)

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Re: Which species do you like better?
« Reply #21 on: August 09, 2010, 03:30:17 PM »
When I see a Spriggat I instantly think:
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OMG!!! ITS A DRAGON!!!!

But when I see a Shadowling I instanly think:
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OMFG!!! ITS A COOL FLOATY THING

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Re: Which species do you like better?
« Reply #22 on: August 09, 2010, 04:08:13 PM »
Shadowlings. They would have won the wars without the Main, and the best Shadowlings (Tastidian/Nelis) are stronger and cooler than the strongest spriggat (Cerzak)
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Re: Which species do you like better?
« Reply #23 on: August 24, 2010, 08:54:25 AM »
Shadowlings are awesome, if only for the fact that their plumes constitute every part of their body that is not their head.
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Re: Which species do you like better?
« Reply #24 on: August 24, 2010, 04:07:23 PM »
Shadowlings:

They're faster.

Their primary attack is mental, to which there is no resistance (or at least it's very rare).  Spriggats can't perform mental attacks.

Because their only affinity and resistance is Shadow, they can't quite turn on each other, like the different spriggats could.

Spriggat attacks are all elemental, to which anyone can gain resistance from an elemental shield.

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Re: Which species do you like better?
« Reply #25 on: August 24, 2010, 04:17:26 PM »
Spriggats, with roasted potatoes (mmm... delicious).
Err... wait... isn't this what you're talking about?
Sorry... :P

I prefer Spriggats. They have (at least apparently) more variety.

And mezzoforte, Red Spriggats have mind blast and Frost Spriggats too.
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Re: Which species do you like better?
« Reply #26 on: August 24, 2010, 04:19:50 PM »
Spriggats, with roasted potatoes (mmm... delicious).
Om nom nom! :D

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Re: Which species do you like better?
« Reply #27 on: August 24, 2010, 07:48:16 PM »
I prefer them in a pot roast :P
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Re: Which species do you like better?
« Reply #28 on: August 26, 2010, 04:12:09 AM »
You all are missing the point!!! (Oooo. Spriggats and roasted potatoes? Yumm.)
The point is [spoiler] Why didn't anyone offer to share with me?!? [spoiler] Shadowlings rock and Spriggats are kinda lame... :( [/spoiler] [/spoiler]

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Re: Which species do you like better?
« Reply #29 on: August 28, 2010, 02:05:16 PM »
You all are missing the point!!! (Oooo. Spriggats and roasted potatoes? Yumm.)
The point is [spoiler] Why didn't anyone offer to share with me?!? [spoiler] Shadowlings rock and Spriggats are kinda lame... :( [/spoiler] [/spoiler]
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