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What fantasy creature would you be given the chance ?

You will have to live in the world were it comes from and deal with the society it resides in.

pic related for shits and giggles

>> No.11742759

I wouldn't mind being a kobold, really. An elf is fine too, and a dragon.

>> No.11742774

Human.

>> No.11742780

You want me to tell you?

I'd chose to be a halfling, a non-hobbit, non-cannibal survivalist, non-kender halfling.

and proceed to fuck shit up all over.

>> No.11742786

>>11742774
you sick son of a bitch.

>> No.11742788

>>11742747
It begins...

>captcha: 1984, posionts

>> No.11742798

Tarrasque.

Except I would be a total bro with everyone else. I'll let little kids ride me and stuff.

>> No.11742803

Sign me up with the Elves.

>> No.11742806

N'avi

>captcha: tobughe gandhi

>> No.11742812

Maybe an elf.

I'm too much of a lazy fuck to be a dwarf, plus I dislike smelly people and it's rare for me to drink. I do like my awesome beard.

As an elf, I would get to see them pretty ladies, I would live in the woods, which is nice and would live for a fucking long time. Would lose my awesome beard, though. But sacrifices have to be made.

I really wouldn't see myself as any other fantasy creature.

>> No.11742814

WARFORGED

>> No.11742815

>>11742806

>> No.11742832

can we be a female?

>> No.11742848

Hobgoblin/Halfling/Half-Elf/Dragon/Gnoll/Elf/Human/Gnome/Kobold

>> No.11742861

>>11742832

uuuuh, you can do thins in the real world

remember /tg/ - trans gender

>> No.11742870

>>11742814

Yeah Warforged would be fairly decent.

Although I'd rather be one of the God-Emperor's angels of death

>> No.11742884

>>11742848

you will get some your mom jokes alright

>> No.11742922

A 1st Generation Von Carstien vampire from WHFB.

Sunlight? DONT CARE
Fire? DONT CARE
Sigmarite Priests? DONT CARE
Garlic? LOLOLOLOL
Vampire Hunters? MAKE GOOD THRALLS BRO

>> No.11742926

Dragon. Or who is most powerful are there? Demilich?
God is a fantasy creature?

>> No.11742929

Trollkin from the Iron Kingdoms.

Being able to rip off an arm, have it grow into a tiny drunken version of yourself that you can order around for a week or so, and regrow the arm by eating a giant meal? Hell yeah.

>> No.11742939

Gnoll. Sexy anthropomorphic hyenas? Yes please.

>> No.11742957

>>11742939
enjoy your clit-dick

>> No.11742961

>>11742939

>sexy anthropomorphic hyenas

Uh oh, we've got a furry here.

>> No.11742970

>>11742939
Sexy? Fucking furries.

>> No.11742972

>>11742747
Ulitharid Alhoon.

Fuck yeah.

>> No.11742994

>>11742970
>>11742961
>verityjoomad.jpg

fuck you captch I can't write greek

>> No.11743002

Lupin.

Run around hunting the fuck out of werewolves as a wolf-person is kinda ironic, but sounds fun.

>> No.11743035

I dunno. Probably one of those long lived ones like Elves or Elans or something
>>11742926
Demilich isn't a race, it's a template

>> No.11743049

>>11742970
>>11742961
>Oh god it's a furry I am required to give a fuck about it.
Chill out.

>> No.11743050

>>11743002
oh those terribly fucking weird Dragon mag races.

>> No.11743055

Treant

I will really grow to love it.

>> No.11743057

>>11743002
This is like humans riding around on chimpanzees

you now notice how retarded this is

>> No.11743074

>>11743049
you cared enough to respond.
I cared enough to respond to your response.
Far too much caring going on.

>> No.11743080

Dorf. I like mountains, drinking, beards, and have a work ethic.

>> No.11743084

>>11743050
>>11743057

ITT: FAggots don't realize Lupins are from BECMI Mystara.

>> No.11743116

A motherfucking dragon. Sleep all day, hoard treasure all night, and snack on armor-clad knights in between. Hell yeah.

>> No.11743134

3.5 Silver or Gold Dragon

Extreme long life
Can assume any humanoid form I want at will
Can bang any chick of any race if I want
Huge magical power (lol hax)
Great physical power also
Can fly

and being good aligned, when I die I go to heaven, which I will know actually exists and can even visit if I feel like it. In fact I can even visit all the planes and decide which one I want to end up in for eternity.

>> No.11743135

>>11743057
To be fair the only reason we don't is the size and the fact they aren't really known for long distance running. Not because they are similar to us
>>11743084
All the same they're still pretty fucking stupid looking

>> No.11743149

>>11743074
I cared to respond not to continue it, but to reduce pointless posting and spam. but yes, there is far too much caring going on in this conversation about something as silly as lolfurries.

>> No.11743150

Either Elf or Dragon. I'm a lazy fuck and would enjoy being able to sit around all day, but have the capability to do whatever I want.

>> No.11743163

Changeling.

There, now I can be all of them and not have fucked-up backwards hands.

>secrecy, pitutran

>> No.11743220

>>11742747
SHIBOLD
YOURS IS THE DRILL THAT WILL PIERCE THE GNOMES

Probably Tiefling.

>> No.11743229

>>11743163
As far as I know I don't think level adjustment comes into play, so you may as well go full doppleganger. Mind reading is just handy

>> No.11743235

>>11743135
Oh I'll agree, they're just a rip-off of Palladium's Wolfen design-wise.

supposedly they were werewolves stuck in that position.

When Mordenkainen says your form will freeze like that, he was right.

>> No.11743255

Aboleth? Halfling? Elf?

I've been told I look like Peter Parker, Harry Potter and Frodo Baggins. Harry moreso than the others.

>> No.11743257

Shadowrun elf, because FUCK traditional fantasy settings.

>> No.11743282

>>11743149
You must know that responses elicit more responses. I care that you care too. :3

>> No.11743304

>>11743257
I'll see your Shadowrun elf and raise you Gnoll Pimp/

>> No.11743334

>>11743257

Shadowrun dragon, because owning a megacorp sounds like fun.

>> No.11743343

>>11743257
I see your shit, and raise you one human technomancer. Because the future is digital, and we are the future of transhumanity.And I get to reprogram your medical bots to dissect you.

>> No.11743370

Darksiders's nephilim.

>> No.11743393

>>11743343
Sentient AI here.

Technomancers are smalltime.

>> No.11743425

Is there a society/world of shapeshifters? Surely...

>> No.11743447

>>11743425
In DnD at least they usually tend to just live inside other societies

>> No.11743490

Shardmind.

>> No.11743540

>>11743057
>implying you wouldn't ride a chimp

>> No.11743649

>>11743055
>grow

>> No.11743655

>>11743393
Well fuck you/it.. AI`s are nothing but problems. Cool as all hell, but Ive had bad experiences, either the AI tries to fuck me over, or some Megacorp suddenly grows quite interested in me. No, AI`s are good laughs, but alien. And they will never eat bacon!

>> No.11743658

>>11743447
Yes, I knew that, but my knowledge of where they come from, of how they're born and raised, is completely lacking.

>> No.11743665

>>11742884
... it was a list...

>> No.11743730

Dr. Lich, Necromancer MD

>> No.11743737

WARFORGED

OH YEAH

JUST GOTTA INSTALL MY PNEUMATIC PENIS AND I'M GOLD

>> No.11743749

Doppelganger.
Breed by budding; create a stable population of descendants.

>> No.11743805

SKAVEN, FUCK YEAH!

>> No.11743854

Troll all the way. Oh shit, I fucked up my leg, cut it off, grow a new one in a few days.

>> No.11743859

>>11743854
Wouldn't it still hurt like hell to cut your leg off anyway?

>> No.11743864

Hrud, fuck yeah

>> No.11743866

>>11743749
dat hair

>> No.11743916

Let's see...

1. Warforged. Tough, relentless metal action! Also, easy immortality and no need for food, drink or sleep.
2. Gold or Silver Dragon. Magic bitches! All kinds of neat magical abilities and very long lifespans.
3. Elan, Kalashtar and Shardmind. Psionics lol.

Captcha: ovskel playroom,"
Indeed capthca, indeed.

>> No.11743983

Yeah, I think I'd go with Gold or Silver dragon, really. I'd turn into an elf and just chill out amongst the elves or something.

I wouldn't do shit.

>> No.11744026

The gelatinous cube, or a rust monster

>> No.11744049

Changeling, bros

>> No.11744099

>>11742929
Be a Nyss elf.

Either get turned into an eldritch abomination or become a big damned hero and save your people.

Nothing could possibly go wrong.

>> No.11747018

Hobgoblin.
(nuselig corps)

>> No.11747057

a kobold is fine too~

>> No.11747089

I was going to say Dragon, but that much power means that even when I'm good-aligned I'll have assholes trying to slay me.

So I think I'll probably go with a Changeling. Doppelgangers are hunted down, but changelings face a bit of racism at worst.

So when I want to be the chubby elf girl, I can be the chubby elf girl. When I want to be Brad Pitt, I can be Brad Pitt. It seems a fairly obvious decision.

>> No.11747116

>>11742774
This. If I had a choice between being human or fantasy human I would so do it.

We are broken as fuck. Good at everything, free feats, more skill points, bullshit.

>> No.11747120

>>11744099
Nyss Elf? I have never heard of those, and your image entrances me. Could you tell me more, or direct me towards a venue where I might learn more about these fabulous creatures?

Also: Captcha, what the hell? Don't give me Japanese Kanji to type. That shit is not cool.

>> No.11747170

>>11747120

http://battlecollege.wikispaces.com/mkiiLegion

I think thats them, but I don't know their fluff

>> No.11747200

>>11747170
Them's blighted Nyss. Regular Nyss is just pale nothern elves

>> No.11747227

Sahaguin

>> No.11747289

>>11747200
Here are some unblighted Nyss. They're "Winter Elves". The lived in the northern tundra and worshiped the elven god of winter exclusively.

>> No.11747315

Gold Dragon.

Massively powerful, polymorph self to whatever humanoid form I want at will, and able to learn wizardry? Shit yes. Being a shiny golden glorious good figure helps too.

I'd totally run for president.

>> No.11747793

the Whywolves from Adventure time. Possessed by the spirits of inquiry and bloodlust. Predator of housepeople, prey of the cosmic owl. also, poisoned by obnoxygen generated by annoying people.

>> No.11747846

FO LIFE KAKAAAWWW

>> No.11747871

3.5 Red Dragon. Because massive magical power, fire breathing, physical strength, and evil enough to become a dracolich if I wanted to.

Fuck lairs, I'd stay mobile until I was big enough to burn everything else to the ground.

>> No.11747874

Any fantasy creature?

God of gods
And I'm talking straight up lord Ao style

>> No.11747950

Marid.

Fuck yeah, I'm a genie. Pool Party erry day.

Furthermore, 16 foot tall blue women. Fuck yes.

>> No.11748033

>>11747289
That picture is great, any more/source?

> Music score in my captcha D:

>> No.11748050

Demilichdom seems the obvious choice
Even enough power (epic spells) to go back to the "normal" world.

And before you faggots call out
>but its a template!11!1
A template is just a change to a creature that makes a new creature
(through lichdom is just an artificial race, but it's not like half-elfs are banned)
I am of course talking about d&d 3.5 demiliches
But the OP did say any.

Being a Head Wirh powers to do anything (even change shape) and exist forever is good end.

>> No.11748075

>>11747874
What does Ao do for fun though? Being Ao would be soo boring.

>> No.11748129

>>11748075
Obey his own master, manage his cosmos, etc.

>> No.11748171

>>11748129
But like, what does he actually do? The only thing I've ever heard of him doing is fucking with the gods during the Time of Troubles.

>> No.11748211

>>11748171
Never read anything about it. I guess he watches a lot and maybe keeps the planes in place or something. I wouldn't want to be him either, anyway.

>> No.11748217

I'd be a Krogan. I'd get to live in a great universe and be an extremely durable life form with a pretty awesome culture and history. Sure there's the whole sterility issue, but I guess I could always adopt.

>> No.11748234

>>11747289
>>11747200
>>11747120
>>11744099
Nyss elves are awesome.

AN ANCIENT DISEMBODIED DRAGON BENT ON CORRUPTING THE WORLD TO HIS WILL HAS TARGETED YOUR PEOPLE FIRST. YOUR SOCIETY COLLAPSES, YOUR RACE IS TWISTED INTO MONSTROSITIES, AND YOU BEGIN TO HEAR THE VOICE OF THE BLIGHT. ARE YOU A BAD ENOUGH DUDE TO RESIST THE CALL, TRUST OUTSIDERS, AND SAVE YOUR PEOPLE?

Old IK game we ran, I played a Nyss. Shit was rather cash.

>> No.11748357

>>11748171
>>11748211
No one says you have to act like him

Besides who is his master?

>> No.11748452

>What fantasy creature would you be given the chance?
AI. Artifical Intelligence. Just because they get all the bitches.

>> No.11748498

>>11748357
> Besides who is his master?

That's anyone guess, I suppose. He speaks to him at the end of the Waterdeep novel. I don't have it in English, but he's basically asking "So Ao, how's your cosmos going?"
"They have restored the Balance, Master. The Realms are saved."

My personal theory is that there would one God above it all and the pantheons would actually be petty powers compared to the Creator. The kind of thing they'll never actually mention, and I'm surprised they would even imply such a thing.

>> No.11748620

>>11748498
Based on what you said I think it's a bro to Ao that has his own cosmos set up and his name is just master.

>> No.11748660

>>11748620
Could be. They always come up with such weird names in fantasy settings.

> sappork investigator
I wonder what...

>> No.11748662

I'd honestly like to be a Solar Exalted.

>> No.11748689

>>11748662

Yeah, but their setting is terrible. If you could be a Solar Exalted *here*, though, well then...

>> No.11748723

Gelatinous Cube. The freedom from thought and emotion must be bliss. Just the drive to move forward and consume.

>> No.11748879

>>11748723
>freedom from emotion
>bliss
Whatamireading.jpg

>> No.11748918

>>11748689
But being a Solar clearly means you're one of the protagonists, which means you will succeed in the end through hotblooded-ness, given Exalted's themes. You can then save and rule the world as you see fit. Then you can invent a magical internet and be a fa/tg/odking.

>> No.11748937

>>11748918
You seriously think a fa/tg/uy would be able to overcome the stupidifying effects of the Great Curse?

>> No.11748950

>>11748234
Yeah, Everblight is awesome. Every now and then I regret selling off my LoM army when I got out of wargaming, but I just don't have the money to piss away on minis that I no longer enjoy painting :(

>> No.11748951

>>11742747
I would be the Omnipotent Emperor of Creation, in my private fantasy setting.

>> No.11748970

>>11748937
What makes you think a fa/tg/uy would even attempt to? The only absolutely stupid ones are in Valor, which I doubt any fa/tg/uy has as his highest virtue.

And what's a Great Curse matter when you can explode mortals with your mind and fling Dragon-blooded into the sun?

>> No.11749088

>>11748951
Always best answer

>> No.11749243

I would like to be an ilithilich with a 10" cock. so I could just mind-fuck people, fuck them hard, and then leave them to completely be mind-fucked again by having been made to enjoy riding some undead abominations cock.

no one.
would
fuck with me.

also Captcha Avenue, Shwoon lololol

>> No.11750824

Honestly, I'd want to be an Illithid.

>> No.11750960

dragon... suck it

>> No.11751013

I would choose your standard elf for longevity and hot females, but on the other hand I love beer too much.

>> No.11751030

>>11743864
Haters gonna hate?

>> No.11751064

>>11748217
This. Screw the Genophage and give me sum fine ass asari bitches!

>> No.11751065

Human.
Or Mindflayer. Cutest brain sucker.

>> No.11751076

Archlich.

Neutral to the world, and uncaring about events except objectively. Removed from the struggle of life and death, I can freely chronicle and observe all events, and learn everything I can about everything.

I have nothing to lose in this. I have no significant other or children, and will never have these things. The world could use a timeless figure living in the shadows, recording the foibles of all races for all time.

When the world ends, I will move on to see the universe, in time.

>> No.11751085

Nigger

Oh wait, is this even a fantasy race?

>> No.11751116

>What fantasy creature would you be given the chance ?

>You will have to live in the world were it comes from and deal with the society it resides in.

No.

I'm not giving up internet, porn, hot running water and flushing toilets for awesomeness.

Only circumstances where I can have it all, I'd have to become a fucking elf wizard, and I know for a fact I'd just become a lich. What good is a shower, porn, and a flush toilet to a magic skeleton?
Fucking nothing.

But if modern society were to become made up of the new race?
Maybe Nerubians. I'm not a big Warcraft fan, but I fucking love the talking true neutral spider people, and would love spinning webs and being good at math (race of architects, must be good at math).

>> No.11751122

>>11751085
I have to disappoint you son ...

>> No.11751160

Something female, immortal, powerful, and lesbian.

>> No.11751164

>>11751116
Pic related.

>> No.11751176

>>11751164
WHY CANT THIS BE IN GAME, DAMNIT.

>> No.11751220

>>11751164
Fuck yes man, nerubians were the only thing that really shined out to me in that entire setting. Otherwise, it was realy just a rather generic fantasy setting.

>> No.11751232

Pre-Slaanesh Eldar here, enjoying everything up until the GRIM'N'DARK sets in.

>> No.11751253

I almost always play a human in D&D not because I'm forced to, but because I like that humans while squishy are a hardy race.

That being said I would probably choose a doppelganger, I always wanted to live a hundred lives, to be mistaken for another, and sow woe and misery with each intricate lie I weave in my web.

>> No.11751270

It would be fun to fuck around and pull pranks.

>> No.11751271

>>11751176
Size.
They can't mount up, they're pretty large so they can't really fit through doorways, they'd be SO easy to target in PvP it wouldn't be fair, and armor wouldn't work well with them (pants would plate their legs, but compared to the more simple bipedal models it would require as much effort for one race as all the others would).

Metzen wanted Azjol Nerub to be the largest (entirely underground) zone in NR with quest lines to defeat the Scourge, befriend the living Nerubians, and destroy the corrupt old god serving Viziers and establish the beginnings of Nerubian Light worship.

But the plan would have pushed back the release date by a few months, so they used the Tuskaar as the native to befriend and kept Killix the Unwraveller there just because of what could have been.
They even shortened the instance...originally it was like Dire Maul+BRD.

>>11751220
I find myself using the goblins, trolls, and the orcs (although I keep them all setting related) because it gives me the option of more than just periodic human/elf/dwarf towns and goblin gold lust is easy to work with.

>> No.11751301

>>11751271
I heard about alot of the Nerubian stuff that got cut out and, it really saddened me to hear it. Hell, I'd be happy if they just got more appearances and such. They dont need to be playable.

>> No.11751365

>>11751301
Seems Metzen really likes them, he wrote a huge amount of lore for them that never ends up getting used.

They keep getting retconned too, they went from Drow made of real spiders to aliens to Cthulu worshipping zerg to stoic bros to Jews to what they are now, which is basically guerrilla fighters who number less than a few hundred and are too scattered to organize.

Even Anu'Barak was going to be a big figure in WOLK, but his roles basically went to Lich king appearances during quest chains-just about any time you see Vrykul was going to be undead Nerubians, just about any time you see some random ass lich was going to be Kel'Thuzas back and taking matters into his own hands.

They simplified it to make the Lich King the entire focus of the expansion (other than the old gods, which are being built to be ever present in every expansion from now on).

>> No.11753289

>>11751160
So you want to be an asari or female drow eh?

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