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Rate Skelly on a scale of A (best) to D (worst).

A
1 (8.3%)
B
4 (33.3%)
C
5 (41.7%)
D
2 (16.7%)

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Voting closed: October 27, 2007, 03:19:23 am

Author Topic: CLOSED - Rate Cross Characters 36: Skelly  (Read 1386 times)

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CLOSED - Rate Cross Characters 36: Skelly
« on: October 25, 2007, 03:19:23 am »
Evaluate Skelly based on his character design, combat usefulness, and Tilt factor -- which can mean anything, from how much he strikes you as cool to how important he is to the plot.

http://www.chronocompendium.com/Term/Skelly.html

« Last Edit: November 15, 2007, 08:06:42 pm by ZeaLitY »

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Re: Rate Cross Characters 35: Skelly
« Reply #1 on: October 25, 2007, 03:38:50 am »
Design: A skeleton, creepy, different, and cool

Combat: An okay guy, not that good, but better than most.

Tilt: Unlike other characters, you have to find all the pieces of him to use him. Very original.

Final Grade: B

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Re: Rate Cross Characters 35: Skelly
« Reply #2 on: October 25, 2007, 04:34:58 am »
Character Design: He's a skeleton clown! I never noticed the oversized hands and feet before...

Combat Usefulness: I don't recall ever actually using him.

Tilt: He's original in that he requires that all of his parts be found, and he is very interesting in that he somehow lives despite being clearly dead. He's an undead on your team and a good guy.

Still, I think he distracts from the main story somewhat. He should've been integrated into the story somehow or else left behind. Great idea, but the implementation as it stands is poor at best.

Final Grade: C.

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Re: Rate Cross Characters 35: Skelly
« Reply #3 on: October 25, 2007, 01:41:39 pm »
Design: I love all the designs in this game, and Skelly's no different.

Combat: Never used him.

Tilt: While I really liked this character and thought he had a cool, heart-warming back story, he really epitomized the "gotta catch 'em all" theme of the CC cast. Original, interesting, but useless.

C

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Re: Rate Cross Characters 35: Skelly
« Reply #4 on: October 25, 2007, 08:49:15 pm »
Character Design - A clown skeleton! Awesome, who doesn't want to see a dead clown, right? Conceptually: B+. Follow-through: D-. He looks like a pile of crap with one of it's own balls in it's hand. Plus it's got stupid clown makeup thing under one eye-socket.

Combat Usefulness - How does a skeleton have DEF at all? I can imagine something with an EXO-skeleton having good defense, but just a skeleton? Well, magic skeleton defense aside...Skelly's YET ANOTHER character who uses GLOVES (hooray for individuality between characters!)...I swear, it's like they wanted you to know that these characters really aren't any different from one another. All of his Techs are circus/clown related. His first one has him juggle balls at the enemy (FRIGHTENING!)...his second one has him blow up a balloon for strength (DREADFUL!)...and his third one has him hop on a giant beach ball and roll over the enemy (HORRIFYING!)...It goes without saying that he's...stupid.

Tilt Factor - In order to get this stupid character you've gotta WORK to gather up all his stupid bones, spread throughout Another World...for reasons NEVER EXPLAINED (like most reasons for anything involving the cast)! His grandma had a tiny quasi-cool quote where she says something along the lines of, "Never hold back tears of joy." But that's not Skelly. He also has a stupid "skeleton" laugh, "nyuk nyuk nyuk". Yet another nothing character who really shouldn't have even been an NPC.

Overall Grade - D

NOTE TO ZEALITY: Also, after going through Skelly's Encyclopedia entry, it has him as White Innate when he's Black (though his Techs ARE listed under Black, so it should be an easy fix).

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Re: Rate Cross Characters 35: Skelly
« Reply #5 on: October 25, 2007, 09:18:44 pm »
NOTE TO ZEALITY: Also, after going through Skelly's Encyclopedia entry, it has him as White Innate when he's Black (though his Techs ARE listed under Black, so it should be an easy fix).

Should be fixed. Lemme know if there's anything else.

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Re: Rate Cross Characters 35: Skelly
« Reply #6 on: October 25, 2007, 11:28:54 pm »
NOTE TO ZEALITY: Also, after going through Skelly's Encyclopedia entry, it has him as White Innate when he's Black (though his Techs ARE listed under Black, so it should be an easy fix).

Should be fixed. Lemme know if there's anything else.

Excuse me?

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Re: Rate Cross Characters 35: Skelly
« Reply #7 on: October 25, 2007, 11:31:03 pm »
Should be fixed. Lemme know if there's anything else.

Excuse me?

maggiekarp is able to edit the articles in the encyclopedia.

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Re: Rate Cross Characters 35: Skelly
« Reply #8 on: October 25, 2007, 11:42:06 pm »
Should be fixed. Lemme know if there's anything else.

Excuse me?

maggiekarp is able to edit the articles in the encyclopedia.

Oh, I see.

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Re: Rate Cross Characters 35: Skelly
« Reply #9 on: October 26, 2007, 12:39:04 am »
NOTE TO ZEALITY: Also, after going through Skelly's Encyclopedia entry, it has him as White Innate when he's Black (though his Techs ARE listed under Black, so it should be an easy fix).

Should be fixed. Lemme know if there's anything else.

Could you fix Orcha's entry too?

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Re: Rate Cross Characters 35: Skelly
« Reply #10 on: October 26, 2007, 12:58:07 am »
Could you fix Orcha's entry too?

Sure. Is it just the element thing?

If anyone has anything else, you can either PM me or post it in this thread.

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Re: Rate Cross Characters 35: Skelly
« Reply #11 on: October 26, 2007, 05:24:09 am »
Design: Hmm, a skeleton.  It's Jack Skellington yay!  Okay, so maybe not.  Skelly's not just a skeleton, but a clown skeleton.  I have to admit, that's a character design I'd never seen before playing CC.

Combat: Pretty decent, actually, when compared to other characters.  He's not one I used often, but he could hold his own.

Tilt:  The story with his Grandma is actually kind of touching, and then there's the sidequest to find all of his body parts so you can recruit him.  I thought that was pretty cool.

Final Grade: B