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evey_v
08/22/2006 2:51 PM

Would anybody be interested in an RPG based on the movie/comic V for Vendetta? I'd love to be Evey!

Damien
08/22/2006 4:16 PM

Roleplays revolving around established characters almost never work out. It's one of the reasons the old RPG modules for things like Dragonlance sucked so bad. Almost never is someone capable of playing an established character to the satisfaction of others. Do you really believe -anyone- here could play V with any believability? The man is a genius, and very obscure in his ways, with a fairly alien mindset. I'm a damn good roleplayer - been doing it for many years, and even I don't think I'd want to attempt to play V.

Honestly, I think this idea is going to fail miserably. Either no one will be comfortable joining it, only crappy RPers will be comfortable joining it, or the end result if it does get going will be a really lame RP that lacks any kind of continuity with the characters.

AnimusAniKorSaxcian
08/22/2006 4:35 PM

Well in a way I agree and don't. This all depends on how we all approach this. In my eyes taking over teh characters and set story would be useless hwoever maybe RP in the eyes of citizens of London slowly going through teh phases of their enlightenment, or our point of view of wht would happen after V passes and Evey and the wolrd arel eft in control. Or maybe another idea is to RP how the world got their.

It would have to be develepoed and ellaboprated more before I commit to it.

evey_v
08/22/2006 5:33 PM


Do you really believe -anyone- here could play V with any believability? The man is a genius, and very obscure in his ways, with a fairly alien mindset. I'm a damn good roleplayer - been doing it for many years, and even I don't think I'd want to attempt to play V.


I can see your point very clearly, but nonetheless I think it could be fun to try! And I don't think one has to be a genius to play V, rather, they just have to be creative enough to pull it off, haha! I mean, we don't have to do it, it was only an idea.

Village_Idiot
08/22/2006 6:02 PM

while i do agree that it takes a very experienced roleplaying crew to pull off an rp session with established characters, i think that using the V for Vendetta setting, or a similar setting, would be a novel idea.

Damien
08/22/2006 6:22 PM

I did not say, you'll note, that the setting is a bad one to use. I said the OP's concept of playing Evey and anyone playing V is a bad idea. Like I said, unless you are extremely good at it, there's simply no way to satisfactorily portray an existing, established character without screwing it up.



And I don't think one has to be a genius to play V, rather, they just have to be creative enough to pull it off


Quite wrong. V is a very intelligent character. No amount of creativity can make up for a lack of intellect, and intellect is an absolute requirement for writing the kind of dialogue that would be necessary to even begin to make for a convincing V. Period. I strongly doubt there's anyone on this site capable of portraying him correctly, considering there's very few people even intelligent enough to try.

evey_v
08/22/2006 6:50 PM

Alright then, I suppose we won't do it. I just really wanted to play Evey, but apparently I'll screw it up indefinitely.

AnimusAniKorSaxcian
08/22/2006 7:09 PM

Now wait that doesnt mean you would screw it up, I mean a continuation of the new world order would possibly be somewhat interesting and allow you that ability.

I dont know think about it, anything is possible.

Kalia_Majere
08/23/2006 3:29 PM

okay, first off, Damien's opinions are just that, his opinions. Whether others here share said opinion or not is left to be seen. If you really want to see it played out (However successful or droll) go for it. I semi-agree with Damien's sentiments, and understand totally where he's coming from on the issue (as I've had problems in the same regard)

anyway, as I've said, his opinions are his own, and if you wish to try go on ahead, or try an alternate setting of sorts... V reminded me of another movie I recently saw damned thing is I can't remember the name... A world where people weren't allowed emotions of any kind, or instruments of such emotion, like music and other art forms... Blast... you remember that movie Damien??

[Edited by Kalia_Majere on Wednesday, August 23, 2006 3:30 PM]

AnimusAniKorSaxcian
08/23/2006 3:48 PM

Equillibriem???

Damien
08/23/2006 10:30 PM


Blast... you remember that movie Damien??


Aeon Flux? I'm not sure, doll.


Personally, I think a V RP would be cool - but much better if the group was playing a set of characters not already established by the source material. That means no Evey and no V. Like I said, accurately portraying someone else's brainchild is horribly difficult. It's better all around to portray a character of your own design, whose mind you know and whose character you can really get into.

But as Kaia pointed out, it is just my opinion. My opinion just happens to be correct, is all.

AnimusAniKorSaxcian
08/23/2006 11:11 PM

Yes howeevr just so you all no i have started a SAtiristic Conspiracy concept thread in this forum that might just hit the spot with anyone interested ina V type story.

Kalia_Majere
08/28/2006 6:00 PM


But as Kaia pointed out, it is just my opinion. My opinion just happens to be correct, is all.



as who pointed out?? ;) man no respect...

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