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"Other" Playable Species Poll

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Poll: "Other" Species (405 member(s) have cast votes)

How do you like your "other" playable species?

  1. Totally true to AD&D (25 votes [6.17%] - View)

    Percentage of vote: 6.17%

  2. All humanoid (42 votes [10.37%] - View)

    Percentage of vote: 10.37%

  3. A little beastly (39 votes [9.63%] - View)

    Percentage of vote: 9.63%

  4. Completely different, original, or even outworldish (121 votes [29.88%] - View)

    Percentage of vote: 29.88%

  5. A mix of all (178 votes [43.95%] - View)

    Percentage of vote: 43.95%

To be spesific, choose multiple choices that define your taste the best.

  1. Small humans (gnomes, halflings & hobbits) (147 votes [9.23%] - View)

    Percentage of vote: 9.23%

  2. Greenies (orcs, goblins, etc.) (138 votes [8.67%] - View)

    Percentage of vote: 8.67%

  3. Bull-ish (minotaurs, tauren, etc.) (122 votes [7.66%] - View)

    Percentage of vote: 7.66%

  4. Aquatic (merefolk, fishmen, etc.) (132 votes [8.29%] - View)

    Percentage of vote: 8.29%

  5. Demonic (253 votes [15.89%] - View)

    Percentage of vote: 15.89%

  6. Insectoid (Tri-kreen, etc.) (147 votes [9.23%] - View)

    Percentage of vote: 9.23%

  7. Werebeasts (156 votes [9.80%] - View)

    Percentage of vote: 9.80%

  8. Bearmen (Wookies, Pandaren, etc.) (92 votes [5.78%] - View)

    Percentage of vote: 5.78%

  9. Scalies (Draconic, Lizardmen etc.) (232 votes [14.57%] - View)

    Percentage of vote: 14.57%

  10. Undead (Zombie, Vampire etc.) (173 votes [10.87%] - View)

    Percentage of vote: 10.87%

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    (1) Prestidigitator

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Ugh, elves. I hope there's not more than one type, what a bland waste that would be.

As for my opinion on the poll, simple: WAAAAAAAAGH! ORKS ORKS ORKS ORKS ORKS ORKS ORKS.

Edited by Bloodloss, 08 October 2012 - 07:16 AM.

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Ok.. Really, race choise sometimes can affect will I be interested in a game, or not. Like for me it is a pretty damn impotant thing.
As it is an RPG after all, I really want to role play.. And as it is fantasy game, I really (mean reeealy) want to play something not-so-human! C'mon, for playing human there are bunch of other settings and almost every other game in existence. So I really-really-really hope there will be some more choises besides Human-Elf-Dwarf-Halglings etc-etc-etc. They are generally just humans with different proportions.
Ok, and I do not mean that going crazy with insects and living wardrobes is a good thing either.. It can fit in sometimes, as somebody said, it fitted nice in Planescape, but just because of the setting.
Also, some choises are just unappealing for most people.. Imagine a furry giraffe. Or this is just silly... D'oh.

As has come from Skyrim madness, most people really liked how Khajiit looks there. Well, me included, thats one of my favorite not-human race interpritation in game. Seconded by Wizardry's Dracons: http://www.zimlab.co.../w8dracon2m.jpg And it is second only because there are not much lore about them (at least in 8, I did not play earlier games) and you can't see any 3d model of them in game. But those portraits are just awesome!
Or some pictures of Dragonlance's Draconians are also very attractive:

So.. Khajiits and Draconians will make me crying in happines.. Or something like it. Of course, if they are vizually appealing. Personally, I dont like to play ugly wild oversized monsters, like it is being made sometimes (see Guild Wars Charrs males.. Females looks better).

And speaking of Orcs.. I'm totally fine with them, but they are not appealing to me, no interest in roleplaying. But barbarian orc is a timeless classic, hehe

Edited by Drakkard, 17 October 2012 - 12:12 PM.



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Classic fantasy race that deserve to be a given as much as dwarves and elves are. So long as I get my orcs (and goblins) I'll be happy.
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    (4) Theurgist

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Trolls. They are the mightiest race so should always be represented if possible.

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We already have enough playable races. Save the others for opponents.



    (0) Nub

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lizard men would be good need those scalies

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Do they scale with level?



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I miss a little godlike but of Stone nature. It could be animated Adra, can Adra awake on its own as some form of guardian of Eora?

Generally there is an potencial in Godlikes, so there could be Eothas godlike, or some beasty (furry godlike).

Dragonkins, but not small, big beefy dragons with muscle tails and fiery breath.

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