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Re: (Wo-)Manliness in games
« Reply #15 on: November 09, 2006, 08:15:02 pm »
Any old hero can free Earth from invasion. A REAL man would conquer the aliens' planet in retaliation.
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Re: (Wo-)Manliness in games
« Reply #16 on: November 09, 2006, 08:22:36 pm »
Any old hero can free Earth from invasion. A REAL man would conquer the aliens' planet in retaliation.

So Master Chief wins! He killed the mutherfuckin High Charity via the Flood!

Gman is the shit I must admit (I wannas know more bout him!) but I'l stick with the awesome man I know, Freeman.

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Re: (Wo-)Manliness in games
« Reply #17 on: November 10, 2006, 02:27:41 pm »
Gman>Gordon in the manliness department.

What's more manly than being able to bend time?

Superpowers have nothing to do with manliness. Manliness is all about how you approach an issue and how you use the tools at hand.
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Re: (Wo-)Manliness in games
« Reply #18 on: November 11, 2006, 02:50:10 am »
Gman>Gordon in the manliness department.

What's more manly than being able to bend time?

Superpowers have nothing to do with manliness. Manliness is all about how you approach an issue and how you use the tools at hand.

Gman uses Gordon as a tool. Gordon is manly. Therefore, Gman is manlier for being able to use him.

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Re: (Wo-)Manliness in games
« Reply #19 on: November 11, 2006, 02:11:40 pm »
Gman>Gordon in the manliness department.

What's more manly than being able to bend time?

Superpowers have nothing to do with manliness. Manliness is all about how you approach an issue and how you use the tools at hand.

Gman uses Gordon as a tool. Gordon is manly. Therefore, Gman is manlier for being able to use him.

It is true that Gman has Gordon in his toolset, but I believe you missed the keyword, 'how'. It doesn't matter how big the toolbox is (and Gman's certainly is bigger), but how you use the tools you have.

And yes, before anyone else says it, the words toolbox and tools can easily be replaced by 'penis'.
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Re: (Wo-)Manliness in games
« Reply #20 on: November 11, 2006, 05:29:48 pm »
In that case, Gman has a bigger penis, hence, he wins.

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Re: (Wo-)Manliness in games
« Reply #21 on: November 12, 2006, 08:50:46 pm »
And in the end, isn't that what ist' all about?

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Re: (Wo-)Manliness in games
« Reply #22 on: November 13, 2006, 06:01:06 am »
And in the end, isn't that what ist' all about?

No pun intended.
I lol'd so hard.

No a midget with a two foot penis isn't more a man than Freeman, just a freak.

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Re: (Wo-)Manliness in games
« Reply #23 on: November 13, 2006, 04:56:38 pm »
The Ultimate Man of Manliness is Duke Nukem. This is a fact, not an opinion.

I also feel that old heroes like The Nameless Space Marine and BJ Blakowicz deserve a mention.

A man who tangents the Awesomeness of Duke is Kane. Completely insane, yes, but awesome none-the-less.

Master Chief does not win. He looks much like a Nameless Space Marine clone, and so all awesomeness he has is distributed to him. Gordon Freeman is a good contestant, though.
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Re: (Wo-)Manliness in games
« Reply #24 on: November 13, 2006, 08:40:14 pm »
I call the "nameless space marine" simply the Doom Guy, that way non-ID fans (though unwise they may be) can understand wat you are referring to.

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Re: (Wo-)Manliness in games
« Reply #25 on: November 13, 2006, 11:17:14 pm »
Ultimate in manliness is the Space Marine sargeant from the Dawn of War intro:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0cWnuxLbc34

1) he charges even though he has the defencive position
2) He shoots an ork in the face point blank then guts another in one swift move
3) Once he gets blown up, he runs up a hill in power armour that has lost its power supply (so he is carrying the full weight) jsut to stick his flag on the hill to show what a bad ass he is.

Emperor bless that man.

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Re: (Wo-)Manliness in games
« Reply #26 on: November 13, 2006, 11:20:20 pm »
James Bond is pretty manly, he gets laid in like every movie/game. :P

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Re: (Wo-)Manliness in games
« Reply #27 on: November 13, 2006, 11:43:37 pm »
Ultimate in manliness is the Space Marine sargeant from the Dawn of War intro:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0cWnuxLbc34

1) he charges even though he has the defencive position
2) He shoots an ork in the face point blank then guts another in one swift move
3) Once he gets blown up, he runs up a hill in power armour that has lost its power supply (so he is carrying the full weight) jsut to stick his flag on the hill to show what a bad ass he is.

Emperor bless that man.

He does however die.
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(ii) Live well under your own authority.
(iii) Abolishing suffering is impossible. Lessening suffering is mandatory.

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Re: (Wo-)Manliness in games
« Reply #28 on: November 13, 2006, 11:59:08 pm »
Master Chief vs. Samus Aran. Samus wins. Discuss.

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Re: (Wo-)Manliness in games
« Reply #29 on: November 14, 2006, 12:03:14 am »
Master Chief vs. Samus Aran. Samus wins. Discuss.

Wins what, exactly? ;)