Johnathan's Journal - Anti-RyanismDr. von Neuron's Journal - Anti-RyanismJohnathan's Journal - Anti-Ryanism by extremespeeds
Timeline: A day after the events of Project RHODES
Doc's Location: Thorndyke Building Offices, São Paulo - SP, Brazil
To say mankind is perfect is foolish... But everyone knows that.
It's amazing, really. One of mankind's greatest achievements is our emotional speed. We are perhaps the only species that can, in a matter of seconds, GLOBALLY hate someone. That someone, of course, being ourselves, but not in a low-self-esteem type of hate. Like Ryan has demonstrated to me yesterday, it's VERY easy to hate someone else. VERY easy to blame someone for something they had no control over.
Mankind has never been perfect as Weever claims, but again, everyone and their grandmother know that. By not generalizing the groups he wishes to save, Ryan creates a paradox in which he HAS to generalize humanity. So he's saving everyone, nice. Including wanted convicts, killers, and all that lot. I don't care how he sees ME or eve
|This is the first deviation I ever submitted, and I gotta say, my favorite one. This is my pride and the start of everything. Hope you enjoy it.|
POC Profile: Malchior the BatMarekSterling
Protector of Chaos: Character Profiles
Character: Malchior the Bat
Known as the Lethal Vampire, Malchior is a descendant of the extinct Biennial Kindred, a race of vampires born amongst the shadows and masters of the Dark Arts. Though they are referred to as vampires, they do not feed on blood. The Biennial Kindred are an energy-absorbing species that depend entirely on energy to survive, no matter the source. A Biennial can only reach the end of its life if it does not feed for two years.
After awakening in a casket from a millennium-aged slumber, Malchior first laid eyes on the man he would soon serve under the Voltage Empire – Lord Volt. His true name and purpose long-forgotten, it was Volt who bestowed to him the name he has now and redefined his purpose for existing, soon becoming an agent of the Voltage Empire.
As a result of his uninterrupted slumber over the years, Malchior was overwhelmed having awakened in such a technolo
WARNING: I HAVE NOT PLAYED ANY OF THESE GAMES, AND I DO NOT PLAN TO, SINCE I'M NOT FOND OF GAMES WITH TIME-LIMIT-BASED-PLOTS ON THEM. I LIKE THE BOSSES AND THE CHARACTERS, I HAVE NOT FACED THEM MYSELF, ALL FIGHT INFO I MIGHT INCLUDE COMES FROM YOUTUBE.
Nearing Halloween? Nice, let's talk of Dead Rising! Ah, Dead Rising... A zombie game that finally puts a twist to the whole "hostile survivors" cliche of the zombie outbreak genre: Namely, they're psychos. People who snapped under pressure, are using the outbreak as an excuse to become openly hostile, or are just the simple, bare definition of a wacko. Today I'm counting down the five psychos I feel were the best among the list of the main games. Yes, main games. No spin-offs!! Also, I'm going by the GAMES' definition of a "psychopath", including thrill-killers and desperate souls. And with that, let's go.
5 - Leon Bell, DR2
I didn't include the spin-offs here for one good reason: I know there's a good boss battle with Evan Macintyre in it, but in my opinion, having Chuck Greene translated as a mere psychopath boss was shameful, and that's despite his battle OR his boss theme being fun or good. It was a waste of a decent character. And besides, they ripped off gameplay from Leon Bell, the original, so they couldn't even make Chuck original in boss mechanics. I'm just saying. With the rant outta the way, lemme talk about Bell himself. You meet him in Platinum Strip, and he's a contestant in the controversial TV show "Terror is Reality", where contestants battle zombies for fun. Bell was a former fan of Chuck's who became obsessed with beating him at the show after Chuck supposedly caused the Fortune City outbreak. He uses his own specialized "Slicecycle" against Chuck, and as such, has a greater maneuverability and speed than the player. You need to take advantage of the zombies in this battle so Leon will get stuck in a corner while driving, allowing you to hit him. The downside is that he's too boring overall in personality, just a jerk daredevil who wants to be number one. Still, his death scene's kinda cool, and Chuck shines with his one-liner here. Also, his boss theme is sadly not his own, since he uses TIR's theme. A bit dull, but I like him all the same.
4 - Kenny Dermot, DR3
There is a common trend in the series to have at least one boss per game which you can recruit after defeating. Kenny is a very notable member of this exception: He's one of the seven distinct Psychopaths in the third game that represents one of the Seven Deadly Sins. In his case, after Nick Ramos saves him from zombies and shows off a few moves and how to make combo weapons, Kenny grows into the role of psychopath, representing Envy due to becoming jealous of Nick's skills, charisma and heroism, and add that to clinical mania and a huge inferiority complex, you have a dangerous mix. Later in the game, if you saved him before, he ties up another survivor in an attempt to play hero, only for Nick to rush in and ruin his moment, causing Kenny to attack him. In battle, he's notably messy and imprecise, and will mostly try to run at Nick with his Junk Ball weapon (think barbed wire wrapping up a lot of knives) and throw it at him. A great thing about Sin-themed psychopaths is that you can use their sinful personalities against him. In this case, calling Kenny a "Copycat" through the Kinect mic or creating a combo weapon mid-battle will make him get jealous again and leave him vulnerable for a grapple. After you defeat him, you can choose to save him from zombies, to which he'll apologize to you and become recruitable again.
3 - Adam Macintyre, DR
Of course he'd be here. Adam is usually what Dead Rising players come out of the first game thinking about. This crazy clown can be found at Wonderland Plaza, working a kid's ride to prevent zombies from getting close. When Frank West approaches the ride to shut it down, Adam will attack with his trademark Small Chainsaws, laughing insanely. Apparently he used to be a children entertainer until the outbreak began, and descended into madness fairly quickly. He's speedy and tactical, having knives and joke-themed weapons to use against Frank, both to stun and attack, ranged and melee. Attacking head-on might turn out to be suicide if you don't do it as quickly as possible and then back off. Using ranged is also a good idea if you're quick to dodge when Adam retaliates. And yes, I agree: his death is the most gruesome death in the first game. Darlene would later take the prize for most gruesome death in DR3. Don't ask why, don't look it up, if you wanna continue eating.
2 - Sgt. Dwight Boykin, DR2
This is where it gets sad. Boykin is a perfect example of a Psychopath's creation. At the start of Case 6, Boykin's team arrives to help the survivors escape, but they're cornered by the new Gas Zombies and die in the attack, save for Dwight, who takes the bodies to an underground parking lot. When Chuck goes there later, Dwight has gone delusional, acting as if his team is still alive and giving out commands to them, while shooting survivors and zombies alike. In battle, melee is the way to go with him. Since he's got body armor on, bullets are useless unless you aim precisely for his head. His death scene is sad, but still not AS emotional, blowing himself up to prevent infection from zombies. Still sad, though...
1 - Cliff Hudson, DR
Now THIS is a boss you feel sorry for. Cliff is a Vietnam war vet who got stranded in the mall during the outbreak, reliving his nightmares after his granddaughter died by the zombies. He fights Frank at a storage room in the mall, escaping his attacks through trapdoors and emerging, using a machete to attack. His story is VERY tragic, and he dies very honorably, enhancing both his character and Frank's, since he takes Cliff's death more emotionally than the other bosses. Very good boss battle.
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What can I say?? I do it for the fans. To show them that you CAN accept the new stuff, even if it backs away a little from the main plot. You don't have to hate it! Do it like me and endure it! Search something you like about the game. Or just don't say anything. Writing fan-fiction also works
And I, being Brazilian, speak 100% portuguese. Whoever told whoever's reading this that we speak Spanish, that's a common mistake, and you have all the right to assume that.
Current Residence: Brazil, and that's all I'm gonna say about it.
Favourite genre of music: Anything BUT Brazilian funk..
Favourite photographer: I don't know any photographers.
Favourite style of art: Literature and manga.
Favourite cartoon character: XANA from Code Lyoko. Jeremie is cool, too...
Personal Quote: "Every game is an experience. Live yours today!"