• Content count

  • Joined

  • Last visited

Profile Information

  • Gender

Previous Fields

  • Favorite Fire Emblem Game
    Path of Radiance


  • I fight for...
  1. Hoshido banner: Orochi (I'd prefer blue tome infantry, though she could be green too, just not red because we have enough powerful-but-slow red mages), Rinkah (axe infantry, hopefully with a personal club), Reina... Izana, maybe? It feels like he should get in, and there aren't enough first gen Hoshido characters left for more than two banners, iirc. TT: Mozu, but I could see us getting Hayato instead. Really, I just want Orochi. With good stats if possible, but if being mediocre is the price for not having the kind of art Kagerou ou Ishtar are saddled with, so be it.
  2. What I'd like: Kliff (blue infantry mage), Silque, Forsyth (preferably infantry lance since Lukas wasn't armored), Python (infantry archer because they're not gonna use some minor character (much as I like him) for a rare and useful class like bow cavalry). Rudolf GHB, Mycen for TT reward. What I expect: Tatiana, Zeke, Rinea (she's a pretty girl reduced to a soulless tool who attacks you naked, if she makes it in as a free unit I'll eat a bunny hat). Rudold GHB could still make it, unless they go for Fernand (underwhelming but fitting as a GHB, I guess), Duma (might be too good for a GHB but I'd have said the same about Julius), or Nuibaba (doubtful, she has boobs). Not sure who would be a relevant TT reward for this banner.
  3. I'd pull for that. Especially if it means either Lucina or Marth is wearing Chrom's onesie, and one of their castle quotes is something like "please don't ask why I only have one sleeve."
  4. Holy shoulder pads of doom, batman. But I'd love to see an Meric alt with this design, there's something cool about the old school mage look. And poncho+wings Tiki is adorable. Caeda's armor would look weird if it made it into the game now, it looks pretty much like a more simple or lower ranked version of Minerva's... though an outfit swap banner could be fun
  5. New Heroes (Ylissean Travelers)

    Oh, I see. My bad, then. (Though I would argue that one can play FE7 without even seeing Karla, while Maribelle's capture and rescue is part of what starts the war against Plegia in Awakening, so she's not as "obscure" (nothing against Karla) but yes, she certainly doesn't have Elise's level of plot relevance.) Nanna did deserve better. Runesword when.
  6. New Heroes (Ylissean Travelers)

    The point I was trying to make is that the people with whom Nephenee is popular because of her design (I assume that's what you were implying) care little about personality, and that using them as a proof that FE characters have unremarkable personalities doesn't seem like a legit argument to me. I don't deny Tharja is a unique character, but this is definitely not the reason she's a fan favourite either. (As in, I'm sure some fans like her for all of her personality, including the most interesting traits, but her incredible popularity is mostly because "yandere stalker with transparent clothes", which isn't exactly interesting or complex either.) It's like saying Ike isn't a Tellius fan favourite for being a good character: he is a good character, but he's a fan favourite because of the Smash fanbase who doesn't know this, only memes. Basically: characters having features that makes them popular to a shallow fanbase doesn't prove they aren't interesting or complex or remarkable. (Which, again, isn't me saying you have to agree that Maribelle is any of these things, that's personal taste. I think she is, I get it if you don't.)
  7. New Heroes (Ylissean Travelers)

    Looks like we have different definitions of unremarkable, but that's a matter of taste and I can't argue with that. (And there's a reason Camilla/Tharja is a Fates/Awakening fan favourite, so what? Are we using the horny otaku fanbase as a judge for personality, now?)
  8. New Heroes (Ylissean Travelers)

    If reused character traits are enough to qualify, 80% of Fire Emblem characters are literal whos. Maribelle has her own personality besides being a haughty healer (which isn't exactly the most used archetype anyway, it's just Clarine and Serra). She also gets to be plot-relevant in an early chapter.
  9. New Heroes (Ylissean Travelers)

    I'm glad Maribelle is finally in, but I wish they would have chosen another artist for her - her art looks so moe, and of course no pants. u.u I'm just going to pretend it's her regular two toned pants if I get her. (And of course they use her as the example for the friendship feature, even though it's very much out of character for her (and Sumia was right there), like that artstyle didn't already scream "look! a waifu!!!". I like her because she can be haughty and prickly, IS, don't you dare make her into some moe tsun-ish archetype just because we can't have the female characters dislike the player.)
  10. I thought they were all advertised as Lords except Byleth... but if it's just Edelgard for now, then I predict our healer will be her little brother instead. And with someone's little sister using bows (Claude's?), we would have a mirror of Mist and Rolf, that's neat.
  11. At least one of our three lords will have a younger sister who uses staves. What are we gonna do otherwise, use vulneraries like barbarians or recruit a random stranger?
  12. Is "Teacher" the avatar?

    Storywise, it could have been easy: since timelines are treated as parallels universes, nothing says our characters have to marry the same person they married in the doomed timeline. Owain and Brady (whom I also love and want to exist) could have been born from a M/F relationship in Lucina's time, then travel to a version of Ylisse where this isn't the case. (With the possibility of choosing who their father was for the inheritance mechanics, if necessary, but since the children all have a default class in Future Past even if their mother isn't married, they could just have adjusted their stats to account for no dad modifier.) Of course, that would have required more diverse writing in parent-child supports (with potentially three "parents", and two versions of the father support depending whether or not he's married to the mother), plus ideally more exploration of the fact that you don't become a parent simply because a version of your hypothetical, currently nonexistant child who is the same age as you showed up out of the blue... and I can understand that it would be too bothersome and outside of the scope of the game. (But it's a shame, and not only because of gay pairings; I'm still puzzled by how easily all these young adults adjust to having fully grown children.) ...or they could simply have all the children's paralogues unlock automatically after chapter 13, regardless of which supports you've done, and keep the fathers ambiguous. I'll see myself out. >.> To stay on topic, assuming Byleth is the avatar, I'm liking his default design. The female version, if there is one, will have to be really good to make me pick it instead, and that would be a first for FE avatars.
  13. Is "Teacher" the avatar?

    Agreed. I prefer quality over quantity for the supports, I don't want S supports back in the first place, and I don't like the idea of a teacher romancing their students... but if they're going with this, and let's be real, with IS's track record, we can assume they are, then go all the way. It's very frustrating when the story pushes you to ship the avatar with one of the main characters, but you can't because they made the game with only waifu lovers straight players in mind. (Azura...) (And in the same way, it's frustrating when the story hints at something between two of your units but you can't make it happen for the same reason. (Why did you deny Maribelle her true love, Awakening?) So yes, yes, yes to eliminating the gender restriction for non-avatar S supports.)
  14. As a (future) librarian, I can confirm we're all secretly trained in dagger combat. No but this is a neat idea, kind of like the knife option for Sages in PoR except it could actually be viable now, if they keep the daggers from Fates. You would basically trade healing support for debuffing support from range. I'd use it.
  15. It sounds awesome! The organ at the beginning really gives it an epic feel, and I like the use of trumpet (or something similar-sounding, I can't really tell brass instruments apart) for the game's main theme, reminds me of Tellius.