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The 4 Greatest Video Game Characters Of All Time


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#1 nosweargamer

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Posted 06 March 2017 - 10:16 AM

So, I'm starting a new series on my channel called the Mt. Rushmore series. In it, I take a topic and give you my four top choices to put on a mythical Mt. Rushmore. I also thought it might make for some good forum topics.

 

Today I give you my choices for the four greatest video game characters of all time:

 

 

So what four video game characters would you put on your Mt. Rushmore?

 


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Posted 06 March 2017 - 11:41 AM

Wow before i even watched the video i asked myself the question and i also came up with the same 4

Mario
Link
Pacman
Sonic

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#3 Atari Creep

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Posted 06 March 2017 - 02:07 PM

Wow before i even watched the video i asked myself the question and i also came up with the same 4

Mario
Link
Pacman
Sonic

Spoiler alert. HAHAHA


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Posted 06 March 2017 - 07:08 PM

Spoiler alert. HAHAHA



Oh woops my bad!
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Posted 06 March 2017 - 07:52 PM

Well, that's a good list.  Hard to come up with a different set of characters that have had the same impact.


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Posted 06 March 2017 - 08:14 PM

Well lets see my second set of 4 would be

Mega Man
Q Bert
Donkey Kong
Samus

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#7 nosweargamer

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Posted 06 March 2017 - 11:53 PM

No worries about spoilers here!

 

So far it seems the weakest link on my list is Link! Sonic seems to be second

 

Some other possibilities that have been mentioned under my video include Donkey Kong, Master Chief, Mega Man & Pitfall Harry!


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Posted 07 March 2017 - 12:04 AM

Well lets see my second set of 4 would be

Mega Man
Q Bert
Donkey Kong
Samus

 

Oh, and btw, I'm already considering doing a part 2 with my next four picks, but I'm going to try and do more original topics before do repeat ones. Ideally, I want to release one every Monday, but I've been busy at home, so we'll see if I can do it that often.


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Posted 07 March 2017 - 12:08 AM

I'll then say Bentley Bear, Donkey Kong, Ms. Pac-Man and Simon Belmont. 


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Posted 07 March 2017 - 01:47 AM

I can't disagree with your list.  But I do have some additional characters to consider:

 

- Donkey Kong

- Gordon Freeman.

- Samus

- Master Chief

- Duke Nukem

- Pikachu

- GlaDOS 

 

I could go on an on.  We've been lucky to have so many great characters!


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Posted 07 March 2017 - 01:24 PM

I came up with the first three, but instead of link, the only thing I could think of was Master Chief, great video BTW.


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Posted 07 March 2017 - 02:40 PM

Mario first, then Sonic, then Pac Man, and finally, Frogger! I'd say in order of importance and popularity, that's how it should be. Anyone else agree with me on Frogger?

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Posted 07 March 2017 - 03:20 PM

I can't disagree with your list.  But I do have some additional characters to consider:

 

- Donkey Kong

- Gordon Freeman.

- Samus

- Master Chief

- Duke Nukem

- Pikachu

- GlaDOS 

 

I could go on an on.  We've been lucky to have so many great characters!

 

I might include some of those on a future list....

 

 

I came up with the first three, but instead of link, the only thing I could think of was Master Chief, great video BTW.

 

Thank you! MC is one getting a few mentions

 

 

Mario first, then Sonic, then Pac Man, and finally, Frogger! I'd say in order of importance and popularity, that's how it should be. Anyone else agree with me on Frogger?

 

For me, characters like Frogger, Bentley Bear, Peter Pepper and Q*bert are very cool, but they didn't do a lot pass their original game. Some had sequels, but they didn't make much noise.


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Posted 07 March 2017 - 03:55 PM

If a Space Invader can count as a character, I'd put that in over Link.  No argument here on Mario, Pac-Man, and Sonic.

 

Q*Bert had some solid traction for a while -- a cartoon, board & card games, plush dolls (gotta find mine!), wind-up toys, etc... but I agree he's (it's?) not a top four, either.


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Posted 09 March 2017 - 05:43 AM

Mario - A plumber and carpenter could be useful.

Pitfall Harry - A survivalprofi is very important for surviving.

Lara Croft - guess what! ^_^

Peter Pepper - can't get hungry with his hamburgers.


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Posted 10 March 2017 - 11:43 PM

In no particular order:

- Pac-Man; He from who all Pacs sprang
- Commander Shepherd; my favorite character from the modern era. It's a big plus that you can play as either male or female.
- Mario; No explanation needed.
- Link; It's always a joy to take a trip through Hyrule.

Honorable mentions: Megaman, Q-Bert, Sonic, Donkey Kong, Billy Lee & Jimmy Lee, Raziel, Crash Bandicoot, Spyro, Master Chief, Simon Belmont, Lara Croft
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Posted 11 March 2017 - 12:03 AM

here is some bad ones ..... 

 


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Posted 13 March 2017 - 07:12 AM

Oh, i love that movie an now i'm keen on watching it!






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