The Daily Grind: If your MMO were a movie, who would play your main character?

    
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Massively Overpowered community, today I present you with the best road trip game ever: the who-should-play-what-character-from-a-beloved-book game. Only I’m not asking about a book; I’m asking about you — specifically, your favorite character in your favorite MMORPG.

I guess this game sort of breaks down if your favorite character is an Ithorian or a Lalafell or a Granok, but work with me here.

This question is way harder than it sounds, by the way, even if you play humans. I’ve had a terrible time thinking of a famous actress who could pull off my tomboyish Socorran pirate or my chubby warrior from Stormwind. My husband, however, read this post over my shoulder and without hesitation immediately nominated Ricardo Montalbán for his half-mad, smooth old doctor. I mean, it’s like he had prepared for this conversation. Also, Ricardo Montalbán? Kind of a badass. Good pick.

Who should play you?

Every morning, the Massively Overpowered writers team up with mascot Mo to ask MMORPG players pointed questions about the massively multiplayer online roleplaying genre. Grab a mug of your preferred beverage and take a stab at answering the question posed in today’s Daily Grind!
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hults2
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hults2

I’m thinking Bruce Willis or Kurt Russel could play Statesman of City of Heroes fame… a slightly older leader who feels the burden of powers and duty.

Shienne
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Shienne

Shienne Aldul, Duskwight Elezen scholar, would be played by Cate Blanchett in makeup.

bunglerm00se
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bunglerm00se

The Secret World: Jason Isaacs as Templar operative Stanislaus Jones.
Lord of the Rings Online: Adrien Brody as burglar Raffin Larch; Charlie Hunnam as hunter Raefgar.
Wildstar: Michael Biehn (circa 1986) as Sgt. Jebadiah Hazzard
SW:TOR: Hoon Lee as Jedi Ni-Jen Amotai; Anson Mount as smuggler Deck Scurlock

ManastuUtakata
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ManastuUtakata

Bolaum BigAngryPlays 
City of Heroes.

MageInquisitor
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MageInquisitor

Jamil Walker Smith (Stargate Universe – Master Sgt. Greer) for my GW2 engineer.

Cynthia Addai-Robinson (Spartacus – Naevia) as my sylvari necromancer.

MikedotFoster
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MikedotFoster

This is hard. Kate Beckinsale?

MikedotFoster
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MikedotFoster

Zsokorad Gina Carano is amazing.

Baron_Von_Rotten
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Baron_Von_Rotten

Hugh Jackman

JohnT_NC
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JohnT_NC

ManastuUtakata JohnT_NC Yep.  That’s the point.  Besides, Madoka wouldn’t have all that power without her.  :)

JimGriffiths
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JimGriffiths

Mandy Patinkin