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If Blizzard were to, what should they make a movie about?

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« Reply #15 on: October 25, 2005, 02:17:41 am »
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I don't see how Warcraft could be cliche'd

Because its full of goblins and elves and stuff. I know they arent the same as in Tolkien or whoever else but to an audience largely ignorant to the games etc it would just be a cheap (or not cheap) rip-off of Lord of the Rings
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« Reply #16 on: October 30, 2005, 10:14:37 am »
To be fair, ANYONE who saw Lord of the Rings can pick out the differences. The goblins in that movie are identical to the orcs, but the goblins in Warcraft are tinier, green, and greedy. And their women aren't particularly unattractive, but that's just me talking. And the Night Elves? They're sluts. The Elves in LOTR are not.
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« Reply #17 on: October 30, 2005, 12:14:17 pm »
And the humans have odd faces and run funny.

Starcraft for the win!  That would make an awesome movie.

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« Reply #18 on: October 30, 2005, 06:52:39 pm »
Between Starcraft or Warcraft...

...the obvious choice is Command and Conquer. (I voted for Warcraft)

Also, re: night elf sluts:
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« Reply #19 on: October 30, 2005, 06:55:23 pm »
It might of been, had it been one of the choices.

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« Reply #20 on: October 31, 2005, 09:56:27 am »
I vote Starcraft because well... LOTR has taken the knight/elves good guys vs. the orcs/goblins bad guys already, so Warcraft wouldn't work. Diablo doesn't seem like it has movie-ness. But Starcraft actually has a plot.
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« Reply #21 on: October 31, 2005, 11:14:45 am »
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the obvious choice is Command and Conquer

Ding! Command and conquer couldnt really be seen as a ripoff and its a cool sort of universe. That meets my approval as a movie.

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To be fair, ANYONE who saw Lord of the Rings can pick out the differences. The goblins in that movie are identical to the orcs, but the goblins in Warcraft are tinier, green, and greedy. And their women aren't particularly unattractive, but that's just me talking. And the Night Elves? They're sluts. The Elves in LOTR are not.

were talking about real people here. it doesnt matter what they look like or how they act, the very fact that there are goblins and elves and whatever makes it seem like a rip-off of lord of the rings. Face it, warcraft wouldnt exist without lord of the rings, i refer back to the Metroid movie scenario
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« Reply #22 on: October 31, 2005, 12:34:42 pm »
to elaborate on vignettes: i didn't like the cinematics in brood war. take the terran ending cinematic from each game. in the first, the reality distortion is rendered subtly and credibly by a strong orator, and you can hear the message being broadcast through layers: alien realities created by alien minds. the brood war terran ending, by contrast, was just WAY too Starship Troopers. now the key lies in the alternate realities created by human societies and by alien ententes. if they want to have a ongoing story, fine, but the main focus should be on psychology.
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« Reply #23 on: October 31, 2005, 02:53:44 pm »
guh?
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« Reply #24 on: January 17, 2006, 01:50:49 am »
sugar and spice AND ALOT OF CHILLIE!


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« Reply #25 on: January 19, 2006, 10:49:13 pm »
Starcraft -- beacause it has the potential to be Starship Troopers 2.
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« Reply #26 on: January 21, 2006, 11:42:33 pm »
By the way, here's the English version re: night elf sluts:
http://www.elftor.com/elftor.php?number=173

But I really thought of Command and Conquer because of the cutscenes with live actors.

And Warcraft has the benefit of "well, not everybody in this plot is doomed to be crushed by $HIVEMIND, they've still got Kalimdor!"
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