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Mr. Scorpio

(73,631 posts)
Tue Jun 20, 2023, 11:48 AM Jun 2023

If you could be immortal, would you rather be by Highlander rules or Vampire rules?


11 votes, 5 passes | Time left: Unlimited
There can only be one
4 (36%)
I vant to bite your neck
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If you could be immortal, would you rather be by Highlander rules or Vampire rules? (Original Post) Mr. Scorpio Jun 2023 OP
Methuselah rules. 900+ years is close enough to forever. marble falls Jun 2023 #1
I can't go the vampire route EYESORE 9001 Jun 2023 #2
Which vampire rules? Solly Mack Jun 2023 #3
Ann Rice. ProudMNDemocrat Jun 2023 #5
I'll have to think about it some more. Solly Mack Jun 2023 #8
White Wolf Publishing. n/t malthaussen Jun 2023 #16
OK. Humanity it is. Solly Mack Jun 2023 #18
A YT series recommendation: malthaussen Jun 2023 #19
Actually sounds good. Solly Mack Jun 2023 #20
There are a number of video TTRPG series on YT... malthaussen Jun 2023 #22
I haven't played D&D in decades. Got into war games for a bit and still w/ Magic the Gathering. Solly Mack Jun 2023 #26
Critical Role is a blast! nt crickets Jun 2023 #27
Vampire for me. ProudMNDemocrat Jun 2023 #4
Rogues Unwind Your Mind Jun 2023 #10
I will have to check them out. ProudMNDemocrat Jun 2023 #11
The author is Faith Hunter nt Unwind Your Mind Jun 2023 #12
I WOULD BITE DONALD RUMP Trueblue1968 Jun 2023 #15
Cautionary tale of mortal desires and rewards sanatanadharma Jun 2023 #6
Vampire rules from "What We Do in the Shadows". MiHale Jun 2023 #7
This is an easy choice AltairIV Jun 2023 #9
Just LOVE the Originals. ProudMNDemocrat Jun 2023 #13
I think Codifer Jun 2023 #14
+1 malthaussen Jun 2023 #17
How about Nathan Brazil from Jack Chalker's Well World books? FSogol Jun 2023 #23
I wouldn't have wanted to spend decades (centuries?) transformed into a beast... malthaussen Jun 2023 #25
Rules? I don't need no stinking rules! Floyd R. Turbo Jun 2023 #21
I'm a night person, so.... Laffy Kat Jun 2023 #24

EYESORE 9001

(26,333 posts)
2. I can't go the vampire route
Tue Jun 20, 2023, 11:53 AM
Jun 2023

I have a genetic trait where I accumulate too much iron in the form of hemoglobin. Drinking blood would really louse up my numbers. I guess that doesn’t matter to an immortal. Still, not a fan of the bloodsucking. Besides, I’m more of a day person.

Solly Mack

(90,919 posts)
3. Which vampire rules?
Tue Jun 20, 2023, 12:14 PM
Jun 2023

Bram Stoker? Charlaine Harris? Stephenie Meyer? Marv Wolfman? Anne Rice? Sheridan Le Fanu?

Solly Mack

(90,919 posts)
8. I'll have to think about it some more.
Tue Jun 20, 2023, 12:20 PM
Jun 2023

Rather be able to pick and choose but will try to limit myself to one version.

malthaussen

(17,317 posts)
19. A YT series recommendation:
Wed Jun 21, 2023, 11:32 AM
Jun 2023
LA By Night,, by Geek and Sundry and Worlds of Darkness. A five-year series where voice actors sat around and played VtM 5the rules with Storyteller Jason Carl. If watching people play a TTRPG for three hours once a week is your cup of blood.

-- Mal

malthaussen

(17,317 posts)
22. There are a number of video TTRPG series on YT...
Wed Jun 21, 2023, 12:53 PM
Jun 2023

... the best for D&D is probably the several incarnations of Critical Role, which started the whole genre. Good, talented voice actors who have appeared in many video games (and sometimes on TV and in movies, like Ashley Johnson), who are brilliant in the role-play aspects and the improv, but almost always pretty bad at the actual game mechanics. D&D dungeonmaster Matt Mercer is fair notorious, he even did a one-off D&D session with Stephen Colbert.

-- Mal

Solly Mack

(90,919 posts)
26. I haven't played D&D in decades. Got into war games for a bit and still w/ Magic the Gathering.
Wed Jun 21, 2023, 10:02 PM
Jun 2023

My better half is the RPG Gamer more so than I am.

ProudMNDemocrat

(17,290 posts)
4. Vampire for me.
Tue Jun 20, 2023, 12:14 PM
Jun 2023

Must have read too many novels to satisfy my love affair with them since 1965.

I would take out those with evil in their hearts and minds.

sanatanadharma

(3,818 posts)
6. Cautionary tale of mortal desires and rewards
Tue Jun 20, 2023, 12:15 PM
Jun 2023

He thought himself immortal.
He could not be killed by man or beast or by any weapon.
He could not be killed in daylight nor at night.
He could not be killed on land nor in the sky; not inside nor outside.
He learned otherwise one twilight at the threshold on the lap of Narasimha, when he was disemboweled by the claws of a half-lion/half-man.

AltairIV

(445 posts)
9. This is an easy choice
Tue Jun 20, 2023, 12:38 PM
Jun 2023

As a Vampire, and being a member of the "undead", I would never have to worry about the zombie apocalypse.

malthaussen

(17,317 posts)
25. I wouldn't have wanted to spend decades (centuries?) transformed into a beast...
Wed Jun 21, 2023, 05:06 PM
Jun 2023

... like he was in one of them.

-- Mal

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