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Re: And what would be your super powers?
« Reply #50 on: 28 Mar 2009, 13:04 »

Most defensive or even trasportation powers could be used as an offensive

Indeed.  Like, my top choice for for both offensive and defensive power would also be mind control; offensive in the sense that I can make people do shit, and defensive in the sense that I can stop them.  Meanwhile, what about powers that aren't exactly either offense or defense?  I would actually wish for telepathy, which means reading minds in addition to controlling them.  Reading minds could be used in devastatingly subtle ways, and I would be all about total discretion.

For a transportation power I guess I would choose teleportation, but really I find this category kinda lame since there are really only about three superpowers that'd fall under the category of "transportation": teleportation, flying, or running super fast.  I think the real challenge would be thinking of a way to twist your transportation superpower so that it fits your character's theme.  Like how jimmy put a shadowy twist on teleportation to fit his theme.  In my case, because of my whole mind control thing, I could explain the teleportation as a side-effect of the subjective nature of reality, where if I make everyone think that I'm a hundred miles away, then I actually am a hundred miles away.

Come to think of it, that could be a really cool limitation on my teleportation: I can only teleport to a spot where someone else is already present, because my teleportation is dependent on messing with their head.

EDIT: Actually y'know what, if I could affect consensus reality like that, what's to stop me just changing reality in any way imaginable whenever I felt like it?  Too powerful, I just wouldn't have any transportation ability, unless you count mind controlling people into opening locked doors for me.
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Re: And what would be your super powers?
« Reply #51 on: 29 Mar 2009, 00:24 »

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Re: And what would be your super powers?
« Reply #52 on: 29 Mar 2009, 00:56 »

Transport: how about the power of flight, that do anything for you? That's levitation, homes.
Offence: how about the power to kill a yak from 200 yards away, with mind bullets? That's telekinesis, Kyle.
Defence: how about the power to move you?

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Re: And what would be your super powers?
« Reply #53 on: 30 Mar 2009, 10:53 »

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Re: And what would be your super powers?
« Reply #54 on: 30 Mar 2009, 17:02 »

How redundant.
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Re: And what would be your super powers?
« Reply #55 on: 05 Apr 2009, 08:22 »

Infinite VO2 max.  I would be the best cyclist in the world, although I'd probably be banned by the UCI once they find out I have an unfair advantage. :lol: :x
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Re: And what would be your super powers?
« Reply #56 on: 05 Apr 2009, 13:31 »

Hm. I think I'd actually be the opposite of the whole anti-hero thing. I'm much more the type to get all preachy and "We must not use our powers for our own gains". Of course I would have tons of secret dark vices that would come out in the end.

Offense: Your basic strength/martial arts. No real superpower here, but able to lay some waste in a fight.

Defense: My real power, persuasion. Given the opportunity, I'd be able to sway anyone's beliefs through my words. It's not overpowered, because those with strong convictions/wills are much less susceptible to my power and can take long periods of time to break/convince.

Transportation: Organization. I'd have a large supporting bureaucracy. Cars, planes, helicopters, whatever is needed, it can be arranged at a moment's notice. I'm thinking operating out of some kind of orbital satellite JLA-style.

Oh, and as a title, Silvertongue of course. Though I'd be the pushy one who insisted everyone call me "leader" or something.
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Re: And what would be your super powers?
« Reply #57 on: 07 Apr 2009, 16:15 »

pretty much invincible
But if you were a good guy in a story, you somehow would conveniently forget you had these powers in order to fight the bad guys.
Like Superman. He still has to struggle even though he shouldn't have to.
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Re: And what would be your super powers?
« Reply #58 on: 08 Apr 2009, 01:51 »

I'd have biokinesis.
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Re: And what would be your super powers?
« Reply #59 on: 08 Apr 2009, 02:50 »

I would have an incredible and otherworldly ability to make people accept my cheques when that is the method I wish to pay for goods and/or services with.
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Re: And what would be your super powers?
« Reply #60 on: 08 Apr 2009, 11:48 »

 I also wouldn't mind having invisibility powers. I totally wouldn't obey the "With great power comes great responsibility." rule. Could I save the world AND go around sharking girls?
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Re: And what would be your super powers?
« Reply #61 on: 10 Apr 2009, 10:29 »

That broli fan knows where it's at. I can't see me wanting anything but Goku's powers. The ability to fly, teleport, and throw giant energy balls (along with the ability to have arbitrary increases in power).. what's not to love? Hopefully my getting of superpowers would coincide with a bunch of bad ass dudes to fight against, that'd be sweet.
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Re: And what would be your super powers?
« Reply #62 on: 18 Apr 2009, 01:17 »


Offense: Angry yelling!

Defense: ANGRY YELLING!!

Transportation: ANGRY FUCKING YELLING!!!!

Name: ANGRY YELLING DUDE!! or Metal man
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Re: And what would be your super powers?
« Reply #63 on: 18 Apr 2009, 03:59 »

Could I save the world AND go around sharking girls?

You could wander around getting hit by cars.
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