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Deified Data
(01-23-2013, 05:48 PM)
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Playing Ni no Kuni has reminded me of how great it feels to have an interesting, charismatic foil to the main character in a game - someone to bring out the best aspects of the main character while still being a great character in their own right. Mr. Drippy's casual worldliness, excellent dub/localization, and unusual appearance leave me eagerly awaiting the next voiced cutscene where I can hear his Welsh brogue. No one else I'd rather have at my side than this weird guy.



It's so easy for this type of character (the talkative guide) to be annoying as hell, but they really hit it out of the ballpark with him. Can already tell he's going to be my favorite character of the year.
commish
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(01-23-2013, 05:49 PM)
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Dog.

Shadow Dancer.

Thread over?
ComputerMKII
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(01-23-2013, 05:49 PM)
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Clementine from The Walking Dead

MikeE21286
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(01-23-2013, 05:49 PM)
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Drippy is awesome. Only an hour in and he's the star of the game so far.
RagnarokX
(01-23-2013, 05:50 PM)
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Midna
Zelda in Spirit Tracks
MarkusRJR
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(01-23-2013, 05:50 PM)
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Minda from Twilight Princess was amazing.
UNCyrus
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(01-23-2013, 05:50 PM)
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Fuck Navi
amaron11
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(01-23-2013, 05:50 PM)
Dogmeat.

Didn't say anything and killed lots of people for me.
Mr. Fix
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(01-23-2013, 05:51 PM)
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The Goddess Palutena.
RealityExists
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(01-23-2013, 05:51 PM)
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this smooth operator right here.
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(01-23-2013, 05:51 PM)
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Fi








lol



Snake in mgs2

Originally Posted by Mr. Fix

The Goddess Palutena.

Oh yes.
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(01-23-2013, 05:51 PM)
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Ragnacenty animals~
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(01-23-2013, 05:52 PM)
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Launchpad McQuack
Deified Data
(01-23-2013, 05:52 PM)
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Originally Posted by UNCyrus

Fuck Navi

Easily what any sidekick can become when not handled correctly. You have to make a character interesting for the player to actually want to listen to what they have to say.
The_Hitcher89
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(01-23-2013, 05:53 PM)
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Does Otacon count?
Overdoziz
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(01-23-2013, 05:53 PM)
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Your dog in Fable:
Avallon
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(01-23-2013, 05:53 PM)
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The Dog in Fable

[EDIT:] Goddam it Overdoziz
Winterfang
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(01-23-2013, 05:53 PM)
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Mother Fucking Tails.

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(01-23-2013, 05:54 PM)
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EDIT: Beaten!
Holy Order Sol
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(01-23-2013, 05:54 PM)
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Cass from Fallout: New Vegas.

That voice + foul mouth = win
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(01-23-2013, 05:55 PM)
Hystzen
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(01-23-2013, 05:55 PM)
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This badass

Vernon Roche even if go other path he still trusts you and helps you





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Have you heard the good news about Medabots?!
(01-23-2013, 05:56 PM)
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Fact: Daxter is superior to Jak.
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(01-23-2013, 05:56 PM)
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Mr. Zurkon because he conducts a symphony of pain

wingz
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(01-23-2013, 05:56 PM)
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You know what? Inanimate objects make for very good characters and excellent sidekicks.

Two examples would be Grimoire Weiss (Book) from Nier and Blade of Ahrah (Sword) from Dust: An Elysian Tail.
Like the hat?
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(01-23-2013, 05:57 PM)
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Does missile count?

If so, missile.
wingz
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(01-23-2013, 05:58 PM)
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Originally Posted by Like the hat?

Does missile count?

If so, missile.

THIS. I can't believe I forgot this.
KieferCrimson
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(01-23-2013, 05:59 PM)
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The interaction between Johnson and García is making Shadows of the Damned a bearable experience.

Because fucking clunkiness.
Dusk Golem
A 21st Century Rockefeller
(01-23-2013, 05:59 PM)
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Some good ones named. Let's see...

Oh!



P.F. (Personal Frame) from Fragile Dreams! It was a backpack that had built-in AI, and had a lot of charm.



Johnson from Shadows of the Damned! He was your guns, motorcycle, and friend who you go through hell with. A great character and worked great with Garcia for a lovable comedy duo.

And while not a singular sidekick...



Agents Yorks fellow policemen, Emily, Thomas, and George (not pictured here) were great sidekicks in Deadly Premonition.

EDIT: Damn! Beaten on Garcia and Johnson!
jayb
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(01-23-2013, 06:01 PM)

Originally Posted by The_Hitcher89

Does Otacon count?

came in to say Otacon. I think he does.

Snake? Snake?! SNAAAAAKE!!!!
DieH@rd
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(01-23-2013, 06:01 PM)
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Barry is great.
Maxxan
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(01-23-2013, 06:01 PM)
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I don't know it he counts as a sidekick, but I'd say Victor Sullivan (a.k.a. Sully).
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(01-23-2013, 06:01 PM)
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Oh Glottis, why you so awesome!?!
Pure love right there.

Dusk Golem
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(01-23-2013, 06:02 PM)
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Originally Posted by DieH@rd



Barry is great.

Yes, yes he is.
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(01-23-2013, 06:03 PM)
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Id rather think of him as co-lead tho, sidekick implies less awesomeness than the lead.
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(01-23-2013, 06:05 PM)

Originally Posted by Overdoziz

Your dog in Fable:

That's what I thought as soon as I read the thread lol(makes me miss my hound that i based my dog off of though), then I thought of Otacon from Metal Gear Solid HAHAHAHA. What a pansy.
Linkhero1
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(01-23-2013, 06:06 PM)
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Luigi

lol
thequickandthedead
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(01-23-2013, 06:06 PM)
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Zeke from the Infamous series.
Byronic Hero
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(01-23-2013, 06:06 PM)
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That boy:

MrChocolate
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(01-23-2013, 06:07 PM)
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Originally Posted by Linkhero1

Luigi

lol

You mean Mario, right?
Linkhero1
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(01-23-2013, 06:07 PM)
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Originally Posted by MrChocolate

You mean Mario, right?

Nope. I meant Weeegeeee
Mr. Fix
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(01-23-2013, 06:07 PM)
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Originally Posted by Dusk Golem



Johnson from Shadows of the Damned! He was your guns, motorcycle, and friend who you go through hell with. A great character and worked great with Garcia for a lovable comedy duo.

Oh yeah. This duo's awesome.
The_Hitcher89
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(01-23-2013, 06:07 PM)
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Rico from KZ2

(lol)
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(01-23-2013, 06:08 PM)
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My pawn in Dragon's Dogma.
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Sophia Hapgood. The phony scéance has to be one the most fantastic moments in the history of adventure gaming.
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(01-23-2013, 06:09 PM)
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COUSIN WANT TO GO BOWLING
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(01-23-2013, 06:09 PM)
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(01-23-2013, 06:09 PM)
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Originally Posted by ponpo



Ragnacenty animals~

Cute, this game also looked really nice to me.. is it worth playing? What distinguishes it from the LTTP clone it looks like from first glance?
Winterfang
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(01-23-2013, 06:10 PM)
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Originally Posted by Tik-Tok

Took me a sec.
DOBERMAN INC
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(01-23-2013, 06:10 PM)
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Barry from Alan Wake
Sully from Uncharted

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