Why don't modern RPGs have crazy/unique characters that you can party up with...

Brody Martin
Brody Martin

Why don't modern RPGs have crazy/unique characters that you can party up with any more?

Henry Brown
Henry Brown

You're asking why an industry devoid of talent doesn't express more talent. Also, I choose SlipknotxX666Xx

Daniel Cox
Daniel Cox

It's not like every game developer from the mid 2000nds and before died user. There are still a few out there who should be able to make something.

Samuel Anderson
Samuel Anderson

There are still a few out there who should be able to make something

The fact they haven't indicates there aren't.

Jackson Cook
Jackson Cook

Alfred. I choose Alfred.

Always take the dog NPC.

Ayden Parker
Ayden Parker

You'd be lucky if a modern RPG even had party members, let alone good ones. It's all just "Joss Wheden character archetype" or if you're lucky a Dr. Who fanwank character with a different coat of paint rewritten to fit in the game's universe.

Luke Lee
Luke Lee

Why aren't any RPGs actually good?

John Robinson
John Robinson

kys my man

Gabriel Campbell
Gabriel Campbell

implying we aren't all Chris

Wyatt Jackson
Wyatt Jackson

implying i'm not frank

Brody Davis
Brody Davis

Alfred of course

Juan James
Juan James

Stephen.

Ryder Rogers
Ryder Rogers

no, you're right, they're not dead. it's worse than that. just look at what happened to people like spector or blaszingaski

Anthony Green
Anthony Green

I have to go with Harry Woolsworth III, grandpa is always a good choice.
tfw my name translates to sunny
strongfat manlet who looks like steven seagal
t-thanks mom

Liam Butler
Liam Butler

Because in today's world of overreactive political agendas, since people seem incapable of telling the difference between fiction and reality, writers now write their characters with kid gloves. They make sure they're as safe and inoffensive as possible, because even giving them the wrong gender or skin color can get you labelled as racist or sexist.

Jose Russell
Jose Russell

The talented ones left.
It's that easy.
They either got chased out because they didn't bowed down to the SJW groupthink or got better paid jobs for less work as a software engineer.
If I look at how much I could make working in a bank as a databank admin with normal work hours, or as a game developer with crunch time and overhours and what not, I'll be stupid as fuck to not take the job that pays more with better hours.

Ofc you can say that passion and desire to make a videogame are strong factors to become a game dev, but looking at how the industry developed the past 10 years I can't fault any talented dev that chose to get the fuck out to simply get a better job.

Nathan Long
Nathan Long

It would be extremely problematic.

Josiah Young
Josiah Young

ladaneesha is the best out of these
tfw eating fried chicken made from cat tail stalks and rats

Grayson Kelly
Grayson Kelly

cat girls, sexy, bodyguards, trained, sex

Jose Lee
Jose Lee

not going on autistic columbine shootouts with slipknot

Bentley Gray
Bentley Gray

ladaneesha is the best out of these
Easily.
You get surrounded by a band of wasteland raiders and she sasses them so hard they all run away.

Anyway, about the topic proper, a lot of anons already pointed out the issues. They're aiming for bigger audiences and more shekels and think making things more inoffensive/blasé is the winning ticket. The talent has either moved on to comfier livings or is being choked by the execs.
IMHO things won't change unless gaming becomes as unappealingly dorkish as it was, then devs can reclaim the creative reins.

Austin Anderson
Austin Anderson

time go to back in time and stop 2007 from happening

Daniel Cox
Daniel Cox

implying most of Holla Forums aren't SlipknotxX666Xx

Charles Mitchell
Charles Mitchell

Slipknot is obviously the best. He has no real downsides aside from being some edgy faggot who's been bullied too much. Every other character shown is either going to get killed or turn on you at some point, with this guy at least his support will be reliable. He'd be great at suppression. Just ignore the crawling in my skin bullshit and let the guy go wild.

Failing that, I'd take derg. He'd need to drop the dildo though.

Alexander Gonzalez
Alexander Gonzalez

Dildog is a package, sorry

Easton Parker
Easton Parker

modern RPGs
what

Adam Flores
Adam Flores

Spree shooters have the shittiest aim and he'd burn half the ammo gunning for Dequandro who called him a fag in prep school.
I do agree he's probably the only one you could at least get some shut eye around.

find a bandit separated from the group
guy gonna take a shit
takes off his pants
"sic him boy!"
Alfred rushes and plugs the guy's ass with the dildo
bandit explodes from clogged insides
<~As I become more present now~

Brayden Smith
Brayden Smith

This is one of the heroes you can hire in Master of Orion 2. I don't think he has a backstory and he is scary as fuck. I guess you're just supposed to assume what he's capable from the pic. And it seems like he is capable of terrible shit.

Ian Peterson
Ian Peterson

blaszingaski
Bazooka never made a good game

Joshua Smith
Joshua Smith

Well I couldn't care less if America got destroyed since I live in Europe but I would take the NWA since they look like they would be the most loyal companions. I don't know if the other guys could be trusted, besides I've always wanted a violent Nigga squad that protects me from the Muslims and eats Chicken Wings with me.

John Turner
John Turner

you never will have thriller modern RPG with crazy/unique character(s) to find out who killed Captain Alex.

Julian Foster
Julian Foster

This is the shit we have to live with now. Thanks Germany.

Carson Morris
Carson Morris

Because it's all about YOU. YOU, you're the MAIN CHARACTER now!! Because some fucking twat decided that taking on a specific role or moniker should be a self-obsessed power fantasy. Because who cares about relying on others when it's all about your power amirite?
That, and no one wants to bother with character design anymore. RPGs have always been escapism, but now it's all about having a world immersed around you instead of getting immersed into a world.
Choose 1
Chris, he looks like the nicest guy. Plus his collection could make any other member you meet useful.
Some of these "members" are already a group a people too, wtf.
>Choosing 3 for a traditional 4-team RPG party. Chris, Frank, Alfred

Michael Young
Michael Young

Some JRPGs are still pretty neat when it comes to unique characters, but I share the sentiment that even there they're still toned down. I can't think of any recent JRPG where there were really crazy, unique characters, on the same tier as Shadow Hearts and Shadow Hearts Covenant.

Bentley Johnson
Bentley Johnson

Alfred or Slipknot. Hard to tell

Isaiah Cox
Isaiah Cox

crazy/unique characters
Just make the character a black lesbian. XDDDDDD
They don't need an interesting backstory, motives or unique talents, silly white boy.
I'll take Ali and try to convert him into a Christ-fag.
"present your body as a living sacrifice"
An ex-jihadist with a touch of ameribooism would love that.

Robert Ramirez
Robert Ramirez

Is there any reason not to pick laDaneesha?
can make food out of anything
Can talk her way out of any bad situation
is good in a fight

Cooper Williams
Cooper Williams

all those characters are either entirely useless or straight up dangerous to be around
except the dog, always take the dog

Camden Rivera
Camden Rivera

Because interesting characters are offensive

Jason Roberts
Jason Roberts

Forgien Commando
Armed with a G36
Nigger can't even shoot properly on a hot day, why would I want him.
Slipknot is the obvious choice, second is fem/k/ommando.

Andrew Morales
Andrew Morales

<is a nigger

Jack Bennett
Jack Bennett

Lisa was almost entirely "crazy/unique" characters that you could party with, shame the creator is insane now. Small dump of their bios.

Jeremiah Wilson
Jeremiah Wilson

Polite saging the rest so this doesn't bumpspam.

Cameron Rodriguez
Cameron Rodriguez

Oh fuck, didn't see the dog. He's second choice.

Michael Powell
Michael Powell

Ali, LaDaneesha, or Alfred.

Ali could be the best choice by far, or the worst. If you could gain his trust and convince him to drop the Allah shit, you've got a valuable hand at your side.

LaDaneesha is kind of OP as a support. Being able to sass her way out of a tough situation is a game changer. And being able to eat southern cooking is a huge morale boost.

I like dogs.

Adrian Hernandez
Adrian Hernandez

Radical Larry
Every fucking time

Caleb Brown
Caleb Brown

nopan below-average-intelligence goddess
one-time nuke loli
masochistic sword girl

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