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What COT needs is a motorcycle gang!

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What COT needs is a motorcycle gang!

They could have a bar hang out and the bikes outside could be destructable. That would agro the entire bar, but hey thats half the fun!
They need to have a really lame name like...the Hellions. and they could have prosthetic horns. in fact part of the loot they drop IS the horns. I live the idea of ripping fake horns out and making necklaces and stuff,

every group needs to have a couple of supers as muscle. supers will run the whole gamut of powers,
they even have special response teams of ONLY supers.

when vehicles are introduced, the gang can go mobile, roaming the streets of Titan city, Now they can really hunt you down!

this would be cool. Even the minions can Massive Melee with chains!

OK so the Hellions are out as a name. But I still love the prosthetic horns. They could be the Luck Rings for low level heroes.
Help me out with a good name, Titans!

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The Titan Graveyard could be

The Titan Graveyard could be the bar that they hang out at

Perhaps the Titan Reapers as the Gang Name

The Carnival of Light in the Phoenix Rising
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So kinda like the Cobra bike

So kinda like the Cobra bike gang from Champions Online?

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I never encountered Cobra.

I never encountered Cobra. But any biker gang with destructable bikes. Seeing an entire bar empty out when you start blasting away at their bikes will be a wonderful thing! Just drop my gladiator in their midst and oh what joy there shall be.

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They didn't have destructible

They didn't have destructible bikes, but did fight with chains, have meta heavies, and had a biker bar somewhere. They weren't very interesting to me, but then not a lot of the Champions badguys were.

It'd be neat to have them just biking around areas though. Maybe having huge areas they could chase heroes whooping and hollering on their bikes.

Edit: Also the hellions were a CoH gang.

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Oh I know about the Hellions.

Oh I know about the Hellions. I hunted them without mercy for their luck charms...that was a lot of money for a young hero.
I just called the Biker gang that to see if I could freak out a lawyer or two.

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Could go with an animal theme

Could go with an animal theme as well. Such as The Hell Hounds or The Firecats

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That makes me think of the

That makes me think of the Black Widow gang in Every Which way but Loose.

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Right turn. Clyde.

Right turn, Clyde.

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Three of us are obviously way

Three of us are obviously way to old or way into movies to know those references :p

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Um... yes, you're all so old!

Um... yes, you're all so old! I'll just sit over here and pretend that I don't remember anything like that.

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I do like the idea of a

I do like the idea of a trigger to spark a fight with the biker gang, could also be a badge idea if you destroy a certain amount. You could call them "The Horsemen" or the Armageddon Riders? Each boss might have a nickname that relates to the four horsemen of the apocalypse Like Victor Whiteford (Conquest), Warren Redding (War, duh), Faye Blackwell (Famine, the tough Biker Chick), and Lance Greene (Pestilence), and perhaps a fifth member called Paul McCobb, representing Death.

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I wrote a motorcycle gang in

I wrote a motorcycle gang in my character's backstory in another town, but they wouldn't last five minutes in Titan City. I wasn't thinking powered people. I was going off Sons of Anarchy, which is actually a fairly accurate depiction in some ways, such as how most such gangs tend to be one race only. I applied this logic to comic books, and figured they'd be a bunch of anti-meta purists, like skin-heads, except instead of going after other races, they go after anyone who's a genetic freak, or part machine, or part alien, etc. Obviously, such a group wouldn't last very long in Titan City. The meta heros and the meta villains would pile on and they'd be run out of town in, like, an hour, tops.

However, presenting them like a "human purity" based hate group could still work if they had some kind of other advantage. Maybe they have some kind of crazy super steroids that make them unable to feel pain and double their strength or something along those lines. They would claim they're still "pure" while technically being enhanced. It would be hypocritical, but most such groups are, so it would actually be a pretty accurate depiction.

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Krayniac3000 wrote:
Krayniac3000 wrote:

I do like the idea of a trigger to spark a fight with the biker gang, could also be a badge idea if you destroy a certain amount. You could call them "The Horsemen" or the Armageddon Riders? Each boss might have a nickname that relates to the four horsemen of the apocalypse Like Victor Whiteford (Conquest), Warren Redding (War, duh), Faye Blackwell (Famine, the tough Biker Chick), and Lance Greene (Pestilence), and perhaps a fifth member called Paul McCobb, representing Death.

I thought the horsemen were Death, War, Famine, and Pestilence. The fifth being Chaos who left before they got famous.

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Pestilence isn’t seen much

Pestilence isn’t seen much anymore, so they were replaced with Pollution.

Has anyone seen my mind? It was right here...

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Lin Chiao Feng wrote:
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Pestilence isn’t seen much anymore, so they were replaced with Pollution.

Yeah we'll need some more modern horsemen. Uh, war, death, pollution, and fallout?

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Fallout is fundamentally

Fallout is fundamentally pollution, and famine isn't going away.

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Lin Chiao Feng wrote:
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Fallout is fundamentally pollution, and famine isn't going away.

I guess. Can we get four horsemen of the post-apocalypse? Death, famine, leather, and gasoline.

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Project_Hero wrote:
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Can we get four horsemen of the post-apocalypse? Death, famine, leather, and gasoline.

Are those horsemen, or traveling salesmen?

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Lin Chiao Feng wrote:
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Can we get four horsemen of the post-apocalypse? Death, famine, leather, and gasoline.

Are those horsemen, or traveling salesmen?

There's a difference between those two?

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No, see the difference is one

No, see the difference is one brings things you don't want and the other brings things you don't want... Hm.

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Encyclopedia, Bible,

Encyclopedia, Bible, Dictionary, and Vacuum?
Ominous for sure.

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Project_Hero wrote:
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Krayniac3000 wrote:

I do like the idea of a trigger to spark a fight with the biker gang, could also be a badge idea if you destroy a certain amount. You could call them "The Horsemen" or the Armageddon Riders? Each boss might have a nickname that relates to the four horsemen of the apocalypse Like Victor Whiteford (Conquest), Warren Redding (War, duh), Faye Blackwell (Famine, the tough Biker Chick), and Lance Greene (Pestilence), and perhaps a fifth member called Paul McCobb, representing Death.

I thought the horsemen were Death, War, Famine, and Pestilence. The fifth being Chaos who left before they got famous.

Death, War, Famine, and Conquest. Pestilence is a modern substitute for Conquest because Conquest didn’t sound “Apocalyptic” enough for writers.

The white horse was ridden by Conquest, which represents a land being conquered and subjugated by a new ruler, and all the horrors of that process. That Horseman essentially became a despot to rule the world.

The red horse was ridden by War, which represents violence. That Horseman could end peace anywhere he went and cause people to start killing each other.

The black horse was ridden by Famine, who represents food shortages during crises. Interestingly enough, this Horseman had financial power and made the price of wheat and barley unaffordable while luxuries were unaffected, causing all but the poor to starve.

The last horse was pale (“ashen”) and was ridden by Death. This Horseman killed off 25% of the world’s population through war, famine, pestilence, and wild animal attacks.

Technically only Death was explicitly named, all the others were only implied through description in Revelations.

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Atama wrote:
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Project_Hero wrote:

I thought the horsemen were Death, War, Famine, and Pestilence. The fifth being Chaos who left before they got famous.

Death, War, Famine, and Conquest. Pestilence is a modern substitute for Conquest because Conquest didn’t sound “Apocalyptic” enough for writers.

Yes, but Project_Hero is referring to a Specific Gang of Five. They were supposed to 'ride out' at the end of the world, but only Death showed up.

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Lin Chiao Feng wrote:
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Pestilence isn’t seen much anymore, so they were replaced with Pollution.

Anymore or not yet?

We're losing effective anti-biotics at a fairly large rate and the speed with which multiple (and even completely) immune bacteria develop is picking up. Sharply.
There propbably are already bacteria where the only thing doctors can do is completely isolate the patient and hope that with generic care he or she will survive because none of the medicines will help. And the big pharma molochs are too busy racking up the prices of their existing drugs (and inventing new unregulated uses out of thin air) to bother with the huge investment required to create an entirely new line of anti-biotics. At the rate it is going now we may run out of effective medicines for common diseases in one to three decades and at that point even minor infections are once again life threatening like they were until the discovery of penicilin.

Also, the orginal line-up of war, pestilence, famine and death matches the threats to apex predators: (fighting with competition, disease, starvation from lack of prey or success and most rarely old age).