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3 years ago#1
This is the roster:
http://img5.imageshack.us/img5/8697/thirdparty.png

I know this will get a lot of hate, but what if the series took a very different turn and gave us a flood of third party characters? What if Square, Capcom, Namco, etc. all provided a few of the characters, resulting in a line-up unlike anything we've ever seen?

I'm thinking solely of sales success. Surely expanding the audience requires bringing in fnrachises we've never considered before. Would you play a game with a roster like this?
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3 years ago#2
First of all: The licensing required for that would be biblical.

Secondly, if you want a game with characters from all over gaming, just ditch the whole Smash Bros. label and make it its own game, with equal representation all around. That roster is basically a big gaming crossover (which is awesome!) with an awkward, undue weight towards Nintendo (which is dumb). Go big or go home.
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3 years ago#3
Missing_My_Head posted...
First of all: The licensing required for that would be biblical.

Secondly, if you want a game with characters from all over gaming, just ditch the whole Smash Bros. label and make it its own game, with equal representation all around. That roster is basically a big gaming crossover (which is awesome!) with an awkward, undue weight towards Nintendo (which is dumb). Go big or go home.


That's a good point. Part of me considered that, but Nintendo would basically only be willing to play ball with they were the dominant force in the game. I figured that would mean a continuation of Smash with a half-Nintendo roster.

I would, however, prefer to cut a significant number of Nintendo characters. Likely these would include Ness, Mr. G&W, Mewtwo, Isaac, and others.
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3 years ago#4
I won't play that game if this was the roster. You put in all the characters I hate, although I can understand why some people want this.
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3 years ago#5
Ouch absolutely not this isn't ultimate fighting smash it's Nintendo smash and thus it should stay that way. Good thing this'll never happen.
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3 years ago#6
Bomberman? Earthworm Jim? Rayman? Spyro? Pacman? Crash Bandicoot? Megaman? Zero? Banjo? Sora? SHUT UP AND TAKE MY MONEY!
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3 years ago#7
Half the roster is third party, and not a single indie character gets in? When they would probably be the EASIEST to convince to have their character in Smash Bros.?

*flips table*
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3 years ago#8
Is there Shulk? (sees no Shulk) I hate it. Thank god this isn't real.
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3 years ago#9
Astronomical failure for Cloud and Spehiroth.
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