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Old 09-23-2014, 12:55 PM
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Default Varian has no class nor style

Something has always bugged me about Varian and it finally hit me. It happened in the Siege of Orgrimmar. Gallywix took off his hat before Vol'jin. Honestly Gallywix had more class and style than anyone else in that ending. I was like dude, that goblin has style. Gallywix stole the show for me.

Then I see Varian walking up to Vol'jin. All mean and blustering, growling. In every single cinematic he just looks angry. Dude, I get it, you're angry. If you were to cut off his head and attach a pit bull head on his neck, there would be no difference.

Then there is that lame dumb sword of his. What is that. It looks like some sort of weird science fiction electro gravity thingy. I cannot take his sword seriously.

His dumb shoulder pads. I swear he's got the worst pauldrons in the room. Lor'themar looks regal. Varian just looks, he looks...I can't put my words on it.

Baine looks generic, no question. But he's not gawdy like Wrynn.

Jaina at least rocks a cool hair style and some heavy make-up.

The way he talks, the way he looks. Does anyone take this joker seriously?
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Old 09-23-2014, 01:02 PM
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Varian has everything to be a cool character. Problem is Blizzard writes him and his idiotic son as the most important people in the Alliance.
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Old 09-23-2014, 01:05 PM
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He could be a cool character, but every single image of him...looks like he's perma rage.

Even Garrosh had his, "Times Change"

(spoiler)

If you look at the cinematic between Yrel and Velen (spoiler)

They don't even have to say a single word.(spoiler)

Its like Varian is trying way too hard to be badass. I remember a movie called American Gangster. Frank Lucas says, "The loudest man in the room is the weakest."

Varian seems clownish at times.

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Old 09-23-2014, 01:17 PM
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I like Varian, I just wish he'd look out for his subjects interests more instead of ignoring them completely.
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Old 09-23-2014, 01:32 PM
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(looks at thread title) I like this Bullroarer guy. He's going to go far here.

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Old 09-23-2014, 03:46 PM
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How to fix Varian in two easy steps

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Old 09-23-2014, 03:48 PM
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I like his armor. His shoulder pads are pretty cool.
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Old 09-23-2014, 03:57 PM
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Varian's visual problems are not his armor, it's his dumb sword and stupid anime hair cut.

Have him reforge Lothar's sword, get him a haircut and a beard, and stop throwing dumb Night Elf gods at him and suddenly he's a lot cooler.
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Old 09-23-2014, 04:09 PM
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Varian's visual problems are not his armor, it's his dumb sword and stupid anime hair cut.

Have him reforge Lothar's sword, get him a haircut and a beard, and stop throwing dumb Night Elf gods at him and suddenly he's a lot cooler.
His armor is not the problem? Cause, really, I'd throw that in too with the rest of the "over the top anime nonsense design". Just look at those fucking shoulderpads. Those don't belong in a Western game!
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Old 09-23-2014, 04:17 PM
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Old 09-23-2014, 04:18 PM
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His armor is not the problem? Cause, really, I'd throw that in too with the rest of the "over the top anime nonsense design". Just look at those fucking shoulderpads. Those don't belong in a Western game!
But they're the best part.
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Old 09-23-2014, 04:31 PM
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Old 09-23-2014, 04:46 PM
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Old 09-23-2014, 04:50 PM
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Just look at those fucking shoulderpads. Those don't belong in a Western game!
They're pretty tame by Warcraft standards. They're not glowing or breathing fire or anything.
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Old 09-23-2014, 04:52 PM
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He looks like a revolutionary, so not all beards work. They must be proper, royal beards. He also needs to cut his hair.
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Old 09-23-2014, 05:11 PM
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I like his armor. His shoulder pads are pretty cool.
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Varian's visual problems are not his armor, it's his dumb sword and stupid anime hair cut.

Have him reforge Lothar's sword, get him a haircut and a beard, and stop throwing dumb Night Elf gods at him and suddenly he's a lot cooler.
Both of these are correct. I actually thought his armor was an awesome design when I first saw it in Wrath and I played Horde back then.

I wouldn't disagree that we should see him wear formal attire more often though. It's kind of weird for him to just be wearing heavy plate armor even when it's not during a war meeting.
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Old 09-23-2014, 05:24 PM
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His armor is not the problem? Cause, really, I'd throw that in too with the rest of the "over the top anime nonsense design". Just look at those fucking shoulderpads. Those don't belong in a Western game!
Large shoulder armor is just a part of WoW's art style and has been for a while now.
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Old 09-23-2014, 05:26 PM
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Old 09-23-2014, 05:31 PM
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Old 09-23-2014, 05:35 PM
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And he has acted like an asshole, much by design.
http://wow.joystiq.com/2012/03/19/mi...zen-interview/

Course, all the reasons we were supposed to get to change that were cut content, so.

He has class, just like everything else regarding Alliance characters and what they do, you don't get to see it.
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Old 09-23-2014, 05:48 PM
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Toss a beard on, lose the teenager hair, put on his crown, now the boy has become a man. If thrall can get a bunch of hair cuts and costume changes I don't see why Varian cannot.
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Old 09-23-2014, 05:52 PM
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He looks like a revolutionary, so not all beards work. They must be proper, royal beards. He also needs to cut his hair.
If he can sell T-shirts, he's won half the battle.
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Old 09-23-2014, 06:07 PM
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Toss a beard on, lose the teenager hair, put on his crown, now the boy has become a man. If thrall can get a bunch of hair cuts and costume changes I don't see why Varian cannot.
I think Thrall got a hair change (for the worst) because they couldn't animate his long hair in the fight scenes he took part in the cinematics. I wouldn't doubt there's promise that they could advance from that though.
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Old 09-23-2014, 06:13 PM
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I think Thrall got a hair change (for the worst) because they couldn't animate his long hair in the fight scenes he took part in the cinematics. I wouldn't doubt there's promise that they could advance from that though.
He looks like an old tired veteran. I like it.
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Old 09-23-2014, 06:46 PM
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Kings don't wear armour; they wear ermine-trimmed robes. He is nothing more than the common brawler. It should not be so hard to find a good tailor in Stormwind.
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