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Harbinger_
2008-12-17, 01:29 AM
I haven't seen a thread about this yet so I figured I'd post it. Whats your favorite character in Erf so far and why? For me it's hard to decide between Jack and Wanda but after alot of deliberation I chose Wanda. Powerful, dark and on the border of what seems to be good and evil. Can't ask for anything cooler in a female character I think ^_^

Kreistor
2008-12-17, 03:19 AM
Charlie. Probably because we know so little about him.

SeraphRainy
2008-12-17, 03:56 AM
I have to go with sizemore because of who he is. How effective hes been and that great line, "If life gives you crap make crap golems."

(Other than that I have to say that the Spidew knights kick ass. So heyo.)

Sweetie Welf
2008-12-17, 05:11 AM
I like Stanley. He's interesting and I really would like to see how he will develop.
From the lesser important characters my choice is Dora. She was cute. I wish she had more than 2 1/2 sentences.

Lissou
2008-12-17, 05:21 AM
I like Sizemore too. He seems more human than the others (Including Parson, weirdly enough).

DevilDan
2008-12-17, 05:53 AM
The one who made me laugh the most: Manpower.

sun_tzu
2008-12-17, 06:23 AM
Lord Hamster, by a pretty wide margin.

lamguin
2008-12-17, 09:23 AM
Vinnie. Just ... Vinnie.

teratorn
2008-12-17, 10:15 AM
I haven't seen a thread about this yet so I figured I'd post it.

There were a few threads on this subject, but the last one was long ago. My fave is Wanda, slightly ahead of Parson. Wanda is way to clever when compared to other Erfworld units, and she is passionate about her work, and her "hobbies."

On a different level for some reason I truly like uncroaked Dora, unlife really suits her. It's a pity she'll decay rather fast. I also like Maggie, she is shrewd and seems to have bonded with Parson, I even forgive her for what happened to Misty.

Lamech
2008-12-17, 11:01 AM
I'm going to have to go with Wanda. Although thats certainly not the only character I like.

DevilDan
2008-12-17, 11:36 AM
On a different level for some reason I truly like uncroaked Dora, unlife really suits her. It's a pity she'll decay rather fast. I also like Maggie, she is shrewd and seems to have bonded with Parson, I even forgive her for what happened to Misty.

I still think that it's possible that Wanda went back and upgraded both Dora and Webinar--assuming it was indeed Webinar and Dora on the other two unipegataurs.

Kreistor
2008-12-17, 11:56 AM
I still think that it's possible that Wanda went back and upgraded both Dora and Webinar--assuming it was indeed Webinar and Dora on the other two unipegataurs.

Not much of an assumption. Webinar is the one that drops Ansom. Note how Ansom says, "Webinar" after he hits the ground. Compare 120.2, 116.8, and 112.1. Same helmet. Only the colour changes.

Note that Jaclyn was supposed to amoung the fliers in Wanda's assault on Ansom. She was uncroaked in 98.13, and practicing with the pega-whatevers in 100.2 and 100.5. Flying must be a natural ability for her, because casters become infantry per Klog 7. this would be the only reason to uncroak her, I suppose, since she wouldn't be that good an infantry. I wonder if she'd still be a commander, though. That would at least allow her to lead a side (despite no leadership), allowing the stack to avoid automatic attacks. So, maybe an uncroaked caster isn't completely useless.

DevilDan
2008-12-17, 12:05 PM
Dead warlords can be made into uncroaked warlords. What I should have said is "assuming that Dora was riding on the third unipegataur." Anyway, let's try not to hijack this thread further. Yes, it was my fault to begin with.

Kreistor
2008-12-17, 12:21 PM
Okay, let's move it to the "Ansom" thread. It's kinda relevant there, and since I started that one, no one's going to whine about hijacking.

SeraphRainy
2008-12-17, 04:52 PM
I still think that Sizemore is better than wanda and maggie. This because he is shrewd enough to want to know everything. Smart enough not to want to fight. And competent enough to get things done. (Plus the crap golems:smallbiggrin:)

For the small characters. This K.I.S.S. is way better than dora. (Using them all as one character.) They had only one sentence but they have dance fight bonuses. Way cooler.

Aquillion
2008-12-21, 09:35 PM
I still think that Sizemore is better than wanda and maggie. This because he is shrewd enough to want to know everything. Smart enough not to want to fight. And competent enough to get things done. (Plus the crap golems:smallbiggrin:)I don't think I'd say that it's exactly like that.

He strikes me as simply naturally curious and interested in knowledge for its own sake; it's not some shrewd ploy for knowledge or power, he honestly likes to know as much as possible. And his desire to avoid fighting strikes me as a matter of temperament, not intelligence. (Although, I do think he's intelligent and tends to hide it beneath his natural fatalism.)

Scylfing
2008-12-22, 10:29 PM
Mostly because of Wanda's characterization early on (introduction up until the interrogation) I think she'll always be number one in my book, although Vinny got extremely close to dethroning her in his staredown moment with Ansom.

The Bookworm
2009-01-01, 08:30 PM
I think Maggie is my favorite. She is the most amoral, I think.

Varthonai
2009-01-02, 07:01 AM
I'd have to say that every single character on Stanley's team ties for first place, as far as I'm concerned.

Why?

Because whenever they're in danger, you become absolutely terrified for their safety. Even though they're the villains, you tense up in suspense whenever there's an impending threat to their lives, and it's NOT because you're worried they might survive. I think that's really the most novel and original thing about Erfworld--lots of other works of fiction make you question your definitions of good and evil, and lots of other works of fiction make you sympathize with the morally ambiguous characters, but not many other works of fiction actually make you root for the bad guys.

This is especially clear when you look at the big picture. Think about other fictional villains we're made to sympathize with--say, Hannibal Lecter. What's the worst that can happen if Hannibal wins? A few dozen innocent people get eaten; it's tragic, but it's not an abomination of Holocaust proportions. If Stanley wins, he will go on a power-hungry killing spree to get more Arkentools. We already know from Vinnie that Stanley's no stranger to genocide (http://www.giantitp.com/comics/erf0034.html). And yet we still root for him and his followers. What the hell is wrong with us?!

I mean, Stanley has no redeeming qualities whatsoever. Rob Balder's gone to great lengths to show us that he is devoid of goodness. He's stupid, he's intolerant, he's self-centered, he's impatient, he deals with black magics like Croakamancy, he has fairly sadistic lackeys, he's got a bad temper and possibly a sadistic streak of his own {Scrubbed} Wanda's pretty much the same, although she's obviously got a bit more going on inside of her skull. Parson and Sizemore are a bit more likable but you'd think that would make us root for them to turn and join Ansom, or something.

Erfworld takes unrepentant evil and makes us love it, makes us pray for it to triumph over those nasty uppity goody-goodies, makes us write long boopin' posts about how awesome the bad guys are. Look at the favorite characters listed in this thread--the only Jetstone allies I see are Charlie and Vinnie, and... well, Charlie's not exactly a good guy, and Vinnie's just sort of the exception to the rule because he's a pretty original idea on his own.

TL;DR? Bad guys ftw. :smallwink:

Strengfellow
2009-01-03, 11:39 AM
So true Varthonai, so true.

Fave characters Wanda, Sizemore, Bogroll, anyone named after slang for toilet tissue instantly endears themselves to me.

Hopes:
Wanda croaks and then uncroaks Ansome, getting Jillian back in the process and gets her to rid herself that god awful short curly abomination atop her skull.

Sizemore survives the war, finds another branch of magic he is adept at discovering a way to regrow his hair and is never called turdboy (or what ever it was) again.

Bogroll survives the war after saving Parson from a fate worse than a village fete finding in the process a Cher wig and forging a new career as a female impersonator under the stage name Burly Chassis.

Godskook
2009-01-03, 12:20 PM
Erfworld takes unrepentant evil and makes us love it

Some of us don't view Stanley as Evil. He is selfish and egotistical, but I suspect that there are more justifying reasons behind his actions than there are behind Ansoms.

The Minx
2009-01-03, 12:47 PM
Some of us don't view Stanley as Evil. He is selfish and egotistical, but I suspect that there are more justifying reasons behind his actions than there are behind Ansoms.

We really don't know that at all. The first four panels of page 34 indicate that Stanley has attacked people left, right and center; wiping out entire tribes in the process. And why? By his own claim, it is because he believes he was ordained by the Titans to collect the Arkentools and rule the world.

EBass
2009-01-03, 09:13 PM
Vinnie by a stretch, then probably Charlie.

SteveMB
2009-01-04, 12:53 AM
I mean, Stanley has no redeeming qualities whatsoever. Rob Balder's gone to great lengths to show us that he is devoid of goodness.

A couple (possible) counterexamples:

1. Retaining the upkeep on Parson, Wanda, and Sizemore when he concludes (http://www.giantitp.com/comics/erf0078.html) that they've either failed or betrayed him.

2. Trying to comfort (http://www.giantitp.com/comics/erf0122.html) Jack and even almost bringing himself to admit responsibility for his condition.

Admittedly, each case does admit of a cynical interpretation (for the first one, maybe Stanley just wanted GK to stand as long as possible to divert Coalition attention from him; for the second one, maybe Stanley was insincerely saying whatever he thought might bring Jack around), which is why I included the "possible" qualifier.

Godskook
2009-01-04, 02:08 AM
We really don't know that at all. The first four panels of page 34 indicate that Stanley has attacked people left, right and center; wiping out entire tribes in the process.

Nothing said in page 34 indicates why Stanley acted like he did. Theoretically, he could have legitimate reasons.

[QUOTE=The Minx;5584570]And why? By his own claim, it is because he believes he was ordained by the Titans to collect the Arkentools and rule the world.

What if he's right?

Also, he's never claimed a 'rule the world' mandate. Actually, he really seems like he doesn't care if others have parts in the Titan's plan. He just believes that his part is to have all the tools.

The Minx
2009-01-04, 03:14 AM
What if he's right?

What if he's not? He has not provided anything to support his claims other than his own opinion (he is attuned to the hammer, but Charlie is attuned to his own arkentool too). You do not give guys like that the benefit of the doubt. :smallsmile:

Of course, the royals also claim that they have a divine mandate, and they go to war to support their claims. Though we're in a position that they may be holding the default assumption. This is given they are descended from the ones the Titans initially chose to rule (going by the assumption that the historic records have not been tampered with), and the inheritance rules seem hardwired into the game world. Now it may be that the Titans changed their minds and want Stanley to succeed, or that both claims are irrelevant all together, but we don't have enough information to know that yet.

Anyway, more to the point: as for liking the character, all of this is somewhat beside the point. You can still "like" bad guys like Darth Vader for instance, who think they are doing the right thing, but aren't or the Emperor Palpatine who know they are doing evil but do it anyway, and still not like Luke Skywalker. In that case, just don't use "he's more/less evil than that other guy" as a reason.


Also, he's never claimed a 'rule the world' mandate. Actually, he really seems like he doesn't care if others have parts in the Titan's plan. He just believes that his part is to have all the tools.

Point, at least as far as we know. Though the rulership thing, or to have a destiny to strike down all the other would-be rulers is pretty heavily implied. Perhaps he wants to eliminate royal sides to create a level playing field for non-royals to succeed in the world. Still, even so, (and this was my original point) he cannot be said to be less vile than Ansom based on what we know, doubly so since he has show no indications that his intentions are anything less than egomanical.

quindraco
2009-01-04, 11:35 AM
Of the ones we've seen:
Vinnie Doombats.

Of the potential ones we haven't:
StayPuft, King of the Marbits.

Godskook
2009-01-04, 01:32 PM
What if he's not? He has not provided anything to support his claims other than his own opinion (he is attuned to the hammer, but Charlie is attuned to his own arkentool too). You do not give guys like that the benefit of the doubt. :smallsmile:

I give everyone the benefit of the doubt :smallsmile:


Of course, the royals also claim that they have a divine mandate, and they go to war to support their claims. Though we're in a position that they may be holding the default assumption. This is given they are descended from the ones the Titans initially chose to rule (going by the assumption that the historic records have not been tampered with), and the inheritance rules seem hardwired into the game world. Now it may be that the Titans changed their minds and want Stanley to succeed, or that both claims are irrelevant all together, but we don't have enough information to know that yet.

I agree.

However, as I see it, if the Titans wanted to really shake things up because the royals stopped listening to them(the Titans), a good deity portrayal would have the Titans sending a subversion* of the expected stereotype.

*Judeo-Christian literature is famous for this.


Though the rulership thing, or to have a destiny to strike down all the other would-be rulers is pretty heavily implied. Perhaps he wants to eliminate royal sides to create a level playing field for non-royals to succeed in the world. Still, even so, (and this was my original point) he cannot be said to be less vile than Ansom based on what we know, doubly so since he has show no indications that his intentions are anything less than egomanical.

Show me one comic where Stanley states or indicates an interest in fighting anyone, except those attacking against him, which would be self-defense.

SeraphRainy
2009-01-06, 05:12 AM
I don't think I'd say that it's exactly like that.

He strikes me as simply naturally curious and interested in knowledge for its own sake; it's not some shrewd ploy for knowledge or power, he honestly likes to know as much as possible. And his desire to avoid fighting strikes me as a matter of temperament, not intelligence. (Although, I do think he's intelligent and tends to hide it beneath his natural fatalism.)

While he may not be shrewd in wanting knowledge why does that have to be a qualifier. They best and most efficiant warlord would be one who dosnt want war at all. Wisdome is appliable to every area of life unlike skills in battle being ridgid and of one mindset. I think that qualifies sizmore as a better character because hes NOT shrewd.


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quindraco Re: Favorite Character thus far?

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Of the potential ones we haven't:
StayPuft, King of the Marbits.

lulz quin I vote for him

Aquillion
2009-01-06, 09:23 AM
I give everyone the benefit of the doubt :smallsmile:But you can't, here. You'd have to give it to both Stanley and Ansom, and their views are (at least as far as I can tell) incompatible.


While he may not be shrewd in wanting knowledge why does that have to be a qualifier. They best and most efficiant warlord would be one who dosnt want war at all. Wisdome is appliable to every area of life unlike skills in battle being ridgid and of one mindset. I think that qualifies sizmore as a better character because hes NOT shrewd.I didn't mean it was a qualifier. I just objected to him being called shrewd. He may be smart, but I don't think he's particularly shrewd.

Roland St. Jude
2009-01-06, 10:54 AM
Sheriff of Moddingham: If you are enjoying this discussion and would like it to continue, it would be wise to steer clear of real world politics and religion, both of which are Inappropriate Topics on this Forum. Thanks.

DevilDan
2009-01-06, 11:42 AM
I agree that Sizemore's continued learning seems to be more about a love of learning than about becoming more powerful, though I could be wrong in my understanding of his personality.

I think that one can think of "shrewd" as applying knowledge and insight in one's own self-interest; and Sizemore, because of his position in the totem pole, his apparent disinterest in or distaste for battle and conquest, and Stanley's opinion of him, has not needed to stretch; he's just coasted, which may be fine by him seeing as he doesn't seem to have high ambitions. All he wants to do is to keep his head down and be allowed to study.

The Minx
2009-01-06, 05:38 PM
Sorry for having missed this before:


However, as I see it, if the Titans wanted to really shake things up because the royals stopped listening to them(the Titans), a good deity portrayal would have the Titans sending a subversion* of the expected stereotype.

*Judeo-Christian literature is famous for this.

Not necessarily. People can claim to be following the word of their deity while still fighting an authority who makes the same claim. Perhaps the Titans don't want to change the ecclesiastical structure of their veneration. Besides, it doesn't look like they have an organized religion going.

But if you're right on this point, then that might well mean that Stanley is wrong, and the Titans don't actually back him. :smallwink:


Show me one comic where Stanley states or indicates an interest in fighting anyone, except those attacking against him, which would be self-defense.

Of course you want to defend youself in war time, that does not mean you didn't start it. :smallsmile:

Godskook
2009-01-06, 07:11 PM
But if you're right on this point, then that might well mean that Stanley is wrong, and the Titans don't actually back him. :smallwink:

What the Boop? Could you explain your argument here?


Of course you want to defend youself in war time, that does not mean you didn't start it. :smallsmile:

Doesn't mean you did, either.

My point was against your statement that "he cannot be said to be less vile than Ansom based on what we know". I can make the case that Ansom is attacking GK for purely non-justifiable motivations. I was challenging you to bring forth any evidence of Stanley doing likewise. Without the existence of that kind of evidence, I can say that Stanley is less vile than Ansom.


But you can't, here. You'd have to give it to both Stanley and Ansom, and their views are (at least as far as I can tell) incompatible.

That is the beautiful thing about the benefit of doubt in this context, I can. Since this is only a story, I can sit back and wait for the Authors to tell me what Stanley and Ansom have for views.

Now, in the real world, its far more difficult to give competing sides equal benefit of the doubt, but unless you're crunched for time, its still technically possible.

thalandus
2009-02-01, 12:15 AM
Vinnie. Very cool good guy, with style and more common sense and wit than most of the goody two shoes. The only unit I think, who can dance on the good team.

Highwarlord
2009-02-01, 01:35 AM
Note that Jaclyn was supposed to amoung the fliers in Wanda's assault on Ansom. She was uncroaked in 98.13, and practicing with the pega-whatevers in 100.2 and 100.5. Flying must be a natural ability for her, because casters become infantry per Klog 7. this would be the only reason to uncroak her, I suppose, since she wouldn't be that good an infantry. I wonder if she'd still be a commander, though. That would at least allow her to lead a side (despite no leadership), allowing the stack to avoid automatic attacks. So, maybe an uncroaked caster isn't completely useless.

I don't think that the archons are necessarily casters. I think they're just powerful units like the dwagons. That would make uncroaking them very valuable indeed.

Ultimatum479
2009-02-01, 02:39 AM
I kinda like how Wanda is portrayed as a Mary Sue (master-class Croakamancer, damn good at tons of other -mancies, damn good at combat, damn good dance-fighter, seductive abilities come in handy in multiple cases, probably GK's most reasonable and intelligent NPC next to Maggie) who still loses occasionally. It's almost a Worf effect, but not nearly enough that she doesn't still come across as being physically composed of sheer Awesome; instead, it's just enough that the reader doesn't OD on the Awesome. She's uber-powerful but (barely) believably so. Wanda gets my vote.

Nick the Bard
2009-02-01, 02:45 AM
I'm going to say Charlie. Here's hoping we find out more about this mysterious individual!

HandofShadows
2009-02-01, 09:21 AM
I don't think that the archons are necessarily casters. I think they're just powerful units like the dwagons. That would make uncroaking them very valuable indeed.

Archons are not casters, though they do use magic. It's been stated that when a caster is un-croaked it is just like normal infantry and has not special powers. But when Wanda uncroaked a Archon (Jaclyn) you can clearly see she is still flying around under her own power.

As for favorite cahracter it's a tie between the two leading ladies Wanda and Jillian.

CaptC
2009-02-04, 07:24 PM
<--- Pretty obvious.

Although Wanda has two of my favorite characters in the strip.

Cracklord
2009-02-05, 04:16 AM
Personally I like Ansom. Sue me.
Yes, he does not have justifiable reasons for fighting in the war. However every one is prepared to back him. Because Stanley is a genuine threat, and for all he's a mildly stuck up sonofaBoop, he genuinely cares about the well-being of his men and doesn't ask them to do anything he is not prepared to do himself. He leads by example, instead of foisting responsibility onto someone else and running at the first sign of trouble, and he's a bit egocentric, but who isn't.

I like Stanley, in that he's a self-made man who is somewhat likeable despite having next to no positive qualities.

And I like Sizemore. Other people have analyzed this more then enough.

But my favorite has gotta be Vinnie. He's got style coming of him in waves, his own sort of charm, he's just too awesome for words.
QED

Achilles
2009-02-05, 08:19 AM
I really like Vinnie Doombats. Not only is he a ladies' man, he is also one of the smartest characters in the comic. He seems to be one of the only ones on Ansom's side that can predict Parson's traps.

I also like Jack... the way he talked made me laugh every time. He also seems to be much deeper than he currently shows.

SteveMB
2009-02-05, 09:33 AM
I also like Jack... the way he talked made me laugh every time. He also seems to be much deeper than he currently shows.

I'll be interesting to see what he's like when he's in his right mind (if he survives, which I think is a tossup at this point).

T-O-E
2009-02-05, 09:40 AM
Stanley, Parson, Charlie and then Sizemore.

ichini_sanshigo
2009-02-05, 02:32 PM
Ansom is my favorite character, but I've always liked good guys who are good (morally) but simultaneously jerkish. It's an inversion of the Jerk With a Heart of Gold.

Cracklord
2009-02-08, 07:15 PM
I'm sorry Vinnie, but you have been demoted to second place to the light of Ansom, a cross between Evil Kneevil, John Traolta, Aragorn from 'lord of the rings' (the movie, not the book) and God himself. To bad he's a selfrighteous boop.

Eldrys
2009-02-15, 03:14 AM
I have to say Bogroll now. His only comands were "Just stand next to me and croak any units that isn't ours" And he was so happy. I just love people like that. Plus hes like a teady bear...... A big ugly one-eyed barf green teddy bear. He also makes magic weapons and made Parson his armor.

Athanatos
2009-02-21, 03:55 AM
Surprisingly, I find myself sympathizing with Ansom's coalition more. Who woulda thunk? Of course, this means my favorite character is Vinny.

The Minx
2009-03-01, 07:55 AM
<SNIP>

Gosh, I had totally forgotten about this thread. :smalleek:

If you want to continue this despite the long time that has passed, please just say so. :smallsmile:



I'm going to say Charlie. Here's hoping we find out more about this mysterious individual!

Charlie is Parson's real opponent, and has been for some time. It's these two who are the big minds battling it out behind all the clamor of war. Ansom is Stanley's opposite, and like Stanley leads and fights through inspiration, panache and strength.

Ninja
2009-03-03, 09:22 AM
Stanley, Parson, Charlie and then Sizemore.

Totally agree with you.

As for a minor character, the gentleman that called dibs on Parson's dice. (http://www.giantitp.com/comics/erf0016.html)

Occasional Sage
2009-03-03, 01:15 PM
After this latest update, I have to say "the Archons".

Winterwind
2009-03-03, 01:35 PM
I'll have to go with Parson, the glorious Lord Hamster. I have found master strategists always appealing as characters, and his sense of humour, his compassion for others and his will to do what needs to be done are enticing properties as well.

Silver medal goes to Vinnie. His straight-forward, down-to-the-earth attitude and common sense are refreshing, and he seems to be motivated by duty and friendship rather than vengeance and arrogance like Ansom.

Bronze... huh, difficult. There are several candidates here - Bogrol, Sizemore and Misty come to mind.

BillyJimBoBob
2009-03-06, 03:42 PM
Most favorite Erf native: Maggie. She is competent and appears to be faithful. She is potent but not overpowered (she hasn't been described as being a "Master class Thinkamancer", yet), and she has a dry sense of humor. I especially enjoyed the scene where Parson asked if she could stay up to answer a few questions, and ordered her to tell him if fatigue became an issue. After a bit of awkward discussion on the fates of Misty and the Foolomancer, her partners in the magical three-way of battlefield scrying, fatigue suddenly became an issue. :-P

Least favorite Erf native(?): Charlie. Lets see if I can list why:
1) Overpowered - Thinkamancer (Master class?) attuned to an artifact which enhances it.
2) As many Teleporting, flying, dance fighting, dance fight leading for troops which can not dance fight, thinkamancy, energy blasting, spell detecting, image transmitting, spell dispelling, carpet retrieving, Archons seemingly with whatever ability the plot may call for as he needs
3) Magically binding contracts, no risk to Charlie of betrayal, nope
4) Not personally at risk
5) Secret base of operations
6) Manipulative

Draz74
2009-03-06, 11:35 PM
Another vote for Vinnie here. I mostly root for the Gobwin Knob side, but Vinnie is just too likeable.

I suspect, though, that Jack may usurp Vinnie's spot once we get to know him better. Hmmm. Or maybe not. I don't like Jillian much, and Jack's still got a thing for her.

A lot of characters are still up in the air, though. Parson just may win, too.

Estelindis
2009-03-16, 12:03 PM
Ansom is my favorite character, but I've always liked good guys who are good (morally) but simultaneously jerkish. It's an inversion of the Jerk With a Heart of Gold.
Same here, and for pretty much the same reasons: Ansom gets my vote. :smallwink: :smallfrown:

AlisdairM
2009-03-17, 07:48 AM
Nice to see such a variety of answers on these threads still - shows how successful the comic has been.

For me the answer is pretty clearly Parson. OK, he's the main protagonist and we are supposed to be sympathetic, the story revolves around him etc. I still works.

For second I'm going with Bogroll. That easily pleased/eager-to-please henchman always pleases me.

Beyond that it gets tricky, as everyone has their moments. Vinnie is one who irritated me early on, and really won me round. Wanda is hard to beat for fan service (yes I'm cheap!) and even Ansom had his moments.

At this point I'm nervous if any of our favourites will survive into book 2, but here's hoping...

Miklus
2009-03-19, 06:32 PM
Wanda FTW!

Mark my words: She is the brains behind the evil side. She was leading Stanley by the nose. She is evil and proud of it. No illusions or rationalisations. She is partally insane. She made all this happen. But we still don't really know what she wants. There is so much more to Wanda than we have seen so far. I suspect dozens of skeletons in her closet...maybe literally. :smalltongue:

If she had gotten her hands on the Arkenpliers...All hell would have broken loose. She is just so...dangerous. Like a bomb waiting to go off. I expect her to run amok and wreck half of Erfworld at some point. I think that is cool.

Chameon
2009-03-20, 01:01 AM
Jack.

He reminds me of the same issues I have in the real world. I can't talk straight for the life of me, and he seems to be unable to do so as well. Not to mention his magic is potentially the most useful for espionage, and intimidation tactics, both of which I find entertaining beyond measure..

Xondoure
2009-03-20, 01:56 AM
Parson. Because his charater alone has really been developed enough for me to enjoy watching his plot develop outside of character growth. My Second is Charlie, because I have a feeling he is going to be an incredibly evil (a.k.a pure neutral which can be so much crueler than evil) and important character in book 2. At least more than he is now.

Cracklord
2009-04-07, 07:16 PM
Still Ansom. No hammster could defeat him.
Unfortunatly the ground worked just fine.
Then Caesar, because he is seriously badass, like Vinnie with the knobs turned up to eleven.