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Greatest character?

Discussion in 'BG2: Throne of Bhaal (Classic)' started by Goli Ironhead, Jan 4, 2005.

  1. Midwinter Gems: 9/31
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    It's got to be (in no particular order) Sarevok, Jaheira, Korgan and Haer'Dalis.
     
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    The best Males: Minsc in first place, the perfect partner in a good-aligned party, coming after by Jan, the odd-histories-teller, and Yoshimo, the almost perfect thief.
    The worst Males: Anomen, the disagree-with-all badass.
    The best females: Jaheira, the sexy harper, coming after by Aerie, the i-can-use-the limited-wish-spell girl, and Imoen, the positive girl.
    The worst female: I don´t know... Mazzy maybe.
     
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    Keldorn and Viconia turned out to be incompatible in ToB... not because of the romance thing, but because of that damned Turn Paladin special ability evil clerics get. She kept turning Keldorn!
    *grumbles as Keldorn runs away AGAIN*
    I usually played a Paladin so I actually let Keldorn go back to his family more often than not. Aerie and Jan were best for multiclassing chicanery. Combining illusions and thievery with Jan, or spell sequencing and healing spells with Aerie, added a whole new level of creative combat.
     
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    fave Male: Keldorn
    fave Female: Jaheira
     
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    I haven't played all the way through but I vote for Viconia. Next time I play, I'll make sure I have her on the team for much longer. She's quality.
     
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    Jaheira, hands down. :love:
     
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    Takara My goodness! I see turnips everywhere ★ SPS Account Holder

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    Somehow I knew you'd say that Beren. heh, I must be psychic. :p
     
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    i would say minsc and edwin!and for the women jaheira and viconia (and i love having them in my party because so many funny dialogs occur)
     
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    I like Minsc best, because I like to play melee-type characters and he and I always end up at the front of the battle kicking evil in the butt. Anyone who travels with a hamster gets my vote, and he also has very amusing dialogue. It's funny, 'cause he has a very similar accent to one of my lecturers from last year who was a real lunatic.

    I must say that the programmers did a good job of making me feel protective towards Imoen. I smiled and laughed at everything she said, especially the reminisces about Candlekeep. And when Irenicus blasted her in that one dream sequence, I screamed "No!" My mother and sister were in the kitchen and they thought I was under attack.

    I like Sarevok too. I'm guessing they figured he'd be popular, as powerful villains tend to be (Sauron anyone?) and they gave him a chance for redemption. I'm glad they did. It's hard to see how anyone who's seen him laugh maniacally in the face of a clutch of demons and proceed to eat their lunches could not, well, join in.

    And finally, I like Nalia too, even though I get the impression she's quite unpopular among other players. Who knows, maybe I'm carrying around fantasies about buttoned-down baronesses . . . *tremble* . . . I'd better pull out before I injure myself.
     
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    Well, Nalia might get considered if her personality got a wee bit (okay, a fair bit) less annoying. As it is...
    Male: Haer'Dalis - as a personality, he is quite something. Edwin might be hilarious, Korgan psychotic, Minsc amusing, and Keldorn wise, but that blade really brings up flavor to the party. Heck, there was one dialog with viconia that makes him a good addition to a party by itself!
    Female: Jaheira. She can be a bitch at times, but there's just something in her personality that can't let me leave her. Imoen is a very close follow-up.
     
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    I like Jaheria - she is tough yet vunerable.

    Edwin, Viconia and Korgan will always have a place in my party, even if I am 'good'.

    I have Nalia at the moment and she will be great if I can boost her intel to 18 so she can get all those high level spells.
     
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    Irenicus
     
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    Irenicus must be just about the creepiest villain ever made. If Giles from Buffy the Vampire Slayer turned evil, I figure he'd sound something like that.
     
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    Fav.Male: Sarevok (Hes the man you love to hate!)

    Fav.Female: Viconia (Self-obsessed in a nice way :love: )


    Special thanks must also go to......
    Xzar for being the nicest person around :good: and a crazy, homicidal maniac who knows dragons with feet like rabbits which he swears is true)
     
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    Anomen!

    Nah, kidding...


    Best Female Characters:

    Alora - She's just too sweet. And I like her being always happy

    Imoen - I think I don't need to explain this.

    Skye - "Let's go shopping!" That line always makes me laugh...


    Favourite Male Characters:

    Khalid - He's an underdog, and I like underdogs. And he's cool. (I don't really like Jaheira in BG 1. Especially because of her line when you ask her to re-join your group.)

    Haer'Dalis - He's cool, and he's funny. I like how he talks.

    Minsc (and Boo!) - Best Hamster and Berserker duo ever! ...Only Hamster and Berserker due so far...

    Xan - I like how he's pessimistic. He's funny, in a weird way.

    I can't say if I like Garrik, although I think he is a nice character. He was killed by Silke, before I could do anything (and I realized too late, that he could join my group later).
     
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    That has nothing to do with the programmers.
     
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    Roleplaying wise I really can't go without Minsc and Jaheira. Minsc is, despite the low wisdom , probably the wisest person inthe game (talk to the nobleman in the goverment district about the counsil and you'll see why) and Jaheira is the person who keeps looking out for you and even sticks with you when harpers want to take you down. Whatever you say, these are the best friends you could ever ask for!
     
  18. Shalladeth Is it ignorance or apathy? I don't know and I don'

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    Minsc...funny, tough, and the only non-mage to have a familiar! :)
     
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    For males, I'd have to go with Minsc, then Irenicus. Joneleth is without a doubt my favorite villain in a video game, surpassing most if not all movie villains as well.

    For females, I like Viconia for her razor-sharp sarcasm, and Jaheira 'cause she's just an outstanding person :D

    My most hated, in no particular order, would be Nalia (not sure why, but she bugs me), Yoshimo (If it weren't for certain deeds, he'd be on my list of favorites. Death to all betrayers!), and Elhan. Pompous bastard.
     
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    Uh, where are all the turniphe... oops, Jan fans?
     
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