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  1. 1. Which new companion/sidekick are you most looking forward to?

    • Xoti AKA Peasant Girl turned Sickle-Wielding Priestess
      29
    • Maia Rua AKA Eagle-Wielding Big Sister
      28
    • Tekēhu AKA ??? Godlike Aumaua
      16
    • Serafen AKA Pirate Orlan with Hand-Cannon
      27
    • Ydwin AKA Bespectacled Pale Elf with Corpse Obsession
      74
    • Radora AKA Drunken Mage Sea Captain
      5
    • Bonteru AKA Explorer Dwarf with Passion for Poison
      7
    • Rekke AKA Happy Fighter who Speaks Gibberish
      11
    • The Sentient Weapon
      12


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Maybe someone from Obsidian will see this poll and talk some sense into Josh... everyone wants Ydwin, just cancel those 4 sidekicks, yes, they are somewhat cool but I'm quite sure that almost everyone would prefer a fully companion than 4 sidekicks...

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By the false gods, Ydwin's everyone's favorite waifu isn't she.

I'm not attracted to women, I just like morbid weirdos. :unsure:

 

Plus she is stylish too. :p

I like women who are morbid weirdos.

 

I am a massive dork.

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Max Stirner.


"Take your child murderin' god and shove his him up his own ass."-Volorun

 

"...the vote of a black redhead disabled homosexual transsexual Jew should probably be worth the same as at least a hundred white heterosexual Christians."-Rostere

 

"i can think of many women i would gladly sleep with, but not a single one that i would want as a girlfriend/wife... neither real nor fictional."-teknoman2

 

"I'm all for killing dogs in film." - algroth

 

"Iselmyr is the one who did GOMAD... Aloth is lactose intolerant" -ShadySands

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A monk adventurer modeled on the guy on the left here.

 

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"Take your child murderin' god and shove his him up his own ass."-Volorun

 

"...the vote of a black redhead disabled homosexual transsexual Jew should probably be worth the same as at least a hundred white heterosexual Christians."-Rostere

 

"i can think of many women i would gladly sleep with, but not a single one that i would want as a girlfriend/wife... neither real nor fictional."-teknoman2

 

"I'm all for killing dogs in film." - algroth

 

"Iselmyr is the one who did GOMAD... Aloth is lactose intolerant" -ShadySands

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I can't get over the feeling that the Ydwen stretch goal is Obsidian setting the price at which they'd be willing to abandon their principles and succumb to icky fanservice demands. 

 

I mean, really.  A nerdy, socially awkward, sexy goth-elf?  Seriously? 

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I can't get over the feeling that the Ydwen stretch goal is Obsidian setting the price at which they'd be willing to abandon their principles and succumb to icky fanservice demands. 

 

I mean, really.  A nerdy, socially awkward, sexy goth-elf?  Seriously? 

 

*sigh*

She's not blatantly sexy, gothic or nerdy. I mean, she isn't a succubus in a black leather bikini. She just has glasses for Pete's sake.

And we don't know enough to judge her personality yet.

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¿¿¿¿¿Goth?????? I dont see this part. I think you supoe tooo much

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¿¿¿¿¿Goth?????? I dont see this part

Pale elf, obsessed with death.  A little on-the-nose, no?

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Necromancers are all basically pale guys/girls obsessed with corpses. And they're a staple of western fantasy. Or are they all goths thrown in for fanservice?

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I think he's objecting to her vagina and glasses.

 

I agree, she'd be even better if she were trans and wore a monocle.

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I can't get over the feeling that the Ydwen stretch goal is Obsidian setting the price at which they'd be willing to abandon their principles and succumb to icky fanservice demands. 

 

I mean, really.  A nerdy, socially awkward, sexy goth-elf?  Seriously? 

It was Obsidian that created her, not the community we just liked the idea.

I'm more interested in Ydwin than any of the other companions, because she is an original concept, she is an animancer, when was the last time you had an animancer companion? Never, because animancy is from the universe of Eora. Now... when was the last time you had a pirate companion? Or a ship captain as a companion? I guess you can find a game or two...

 

But if we go with your logic, Aloth is a huge anime character...

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But if we go with your logic, Aloth is a huge anime character...

 

 

Well, coming to think of it...

 

(I'd say he's more the archetypical upright elven wizard though)

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¿¿¿¿¿Goth?????? I dont see this part

Pale elf, obsessed with death.  A little on-the-nose, no?

 

Wearing seemingly black/muted clothes too.

 

Though again, being fair I think the animancy side to her could be pretty interesting. We'll have to see.

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Maybe someone from Obsidian will see this poll and talk some sense into Josh... everyone wants Ydwin, just cancel those 4 sidekicks, yes, they are somewhat cool but I'm quite sure that almost everyone would prefer a fully companion than 4 sidekicks...

 

Canceling them won't make a bit of difference.  When it takes 6 weeks+ to write ONE companion, It's still very expensive to turn Ydwin into a full companion. That is why she so high.

 

Also, I voted for Rekke because I think he's potential to be a great companion if Obsidian's writes him correctly.

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I can't get over the feeling that the Ydwen stretch goal is Obsidian setting the price at which they'd be willing to abandon their principles and succumb to icky fanservice demands. 

 

I mean, really.  A nerdy, socially awkward, sexy goth-elf?  Seriously? 

 

 

 

¿¿¿¿¿Goth?????? I dont see this part

Pale elf, obsessed with death.  A little on-the-nose, no?

 

 

At this point everything has been done before. Imo she doesn't actually come across goth at all. Blue skin, okay. But she's dressed rather posh. Her affinity to corpses can be not to unlike Leonardo Da Vinci's fascination with studying the muscular form of human bodies. It all depends on how she's written.

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¿¿¿¿¿Goth?????? I dont see this part

Pale elf, obsessed with death.  A little on-the-nose, no?

 

 

Your conclusion is all pale elf animancers are goth..... Sorry guy but you suppose too much about this character.

 

And if Obsidian want fanservice Ydwin would be a SG of 4.25 or 4.5 mill

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If anything is fan service it's sidekicks. Stretch goal 5mil will unfanservice Ydwin.

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Is it confirmed that takehu is a moon godlike? I was under the impression that he has his own special godlike race like pallegina.

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Is it confirmed that takehu is a moon godlike? I was under the impression that he has his own special godlike race like pallegina.

 

Not confirmed.

 

There is a possibility that he is a different type. In fact, the recent interview teases as much:

 

Will we have the chance to play as other Godlike characters? For example, a Hylean bird Godlike.

JS: We are not introducing any new Godlike, but Dimitri Berman is remodeling and retexturing the Godlike. If you saw the Fire Godlike in the trailer it's pretty incredible. I don't know if you saw Aarik's little parascope thing of the Death Godlike, they look insane. So, the Godlike that we have are getting overhauled, but we're not going to add new ones.

BN: Yeah, well, we're not adding any new playable.

JS: That...yeah, I guess that's true. Yeah, you're right. So...should I say anything more about that?

BN: If you want to. I kind of opened it up a little bit.

JS: A lot of people have talked about the companion that—so, Lindsey Laney did an illustration of the companions for the Relationship update, where they're all standing around a table, and one of the guys there is an Aumaua who we haven't talked about. He is Aumaua, but he's also a Godlike.

 

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Sounds like it's like Pallegina though. A unique godlike that's not accessible to the player character.

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Ms. Laney, since you are looking at this thread now, could you tell us what Takehu is? Pretty please?

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