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Poker Night 3 - Fantasy Casting Thread

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Howdy. Just thought there might be some interesting places to mine for characters for Poker Night 3.

For example: Farscape. You could get the licence from Channel 9, it's famous enough to be known, obscure enough that the licence is available. Scorpius, Rygel, & Chiana, I think, would make the best choice of players.

From the Valve stable, I'm thinking Dr. Kleiner.

From Adult Swim/Williams St: Nathan Explosion, Master Shake, Cheryl Tunt (from Archer), BraK.

Miscellaneous: Pearl Forrester or Tom Servo from MST3K, Dark Helmet from Spaceballs... Elvira...

and finally...

Tommy Wiseau. As himself.
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  • Let's see what I can offer here...

    Manny Calavera (Grim Fandango)- A classicly iconic character of the point-n-click era with sthe potential for some strong dialogue potential.
    TF2 Unlock: Department of Death Scythe - Demoman
    Cameo: Domino Hurley

    HK-47 (KotoR)- A solidly constructed, hilarious character that would open up a lot of interesting dialogue options through the game. Aggressive and hostile to other players.
    TF2 Unlock: Droid Assassin Rifle - Sniper
    Cameo: Ebon Hawk

    Professor Layton (Professor Layton)- Gentlemen. Scholar. Here to play poker. Layton is one of those interesting, dialogue heavy characters that would adapt great for a game like this.
    TF2 Unlock: Gentleman's Tophat - Spy

    Taronga Leela (Futurama)- One of the stronger characters in the animated scene right now, Leela is very iconic, likable, and has a lot of potential for dialogue between other characters.
    TF2 Unlock: Hero's Hairpiece - Pyro
    Cameo: Zapp Brannigan

    And finally.... the host of tonight's proceedings....
    The Dealer
    Dr. 'Eggman' Robotnik (Sonic the Hedgehog)- The doctor is in. Robotnik is one of those super iconic video game characters that's gotten to the point where it wouldn't be odd for him to appear without his protagonist, and he's not entirely evil enough for him to not be welcome at the inventory. His gadgets and flying cart allow him to scoot in and out of the scene smoothly.
    TF2 Unlock: Maniac's Moustache - Medic (Adds a Robotnik Nose + Moustache)
  • One of my Poker Night fanarts on dA has gotten a bunch of comments asking me about the next Homestar Runner cameo, and I feel bad that I can't answer anyone beyond "this is what I heard Matt Chapman was working on, and this is what he said on his Twitter". I'm not employed with either Telltale or the Chapman Bros., so unless it's posted on a social network site, I'm not really sure. I have zero insider info.

    I did say though who I felt would be the best or my favorite characters to cameo, though.
  • My picks would be
    One of the bots from mst3k
    The Sniper (I can already hear him getting a bad card during a showdown. "Ah, Piss")
    Roman Bellic
    Gary Smith (from Bully)
    and The Joker as the dealer.
  • Poker Night 3 Top 10 Casting Suggestions:
    The Engineer (Team Fortress 2)
    Tom Servo (Mystery Science Theater 3000)
    Wallace (Wallace and Gromit)
    Miles Lionheart (Las Lindas)
    Hector (Badge of Carnage)
    Mr. Goldblum (DasBoSchitt)
    Coach (Left 4 Dead 2)
    Duke Nukem
    Egoraptor (Game Grumps)
    Yahtzee (Zero Punctuation)


    Ladies Night at the Inventory:
    Leela (Futurama)
    Pearl Forrester (Mystery Science Theater 3000)
    Aeris (VG Cats)
    Thea Stilton (Geronimo Stilton)
    Mora Linda (Las Lindas)
    Cybil (Sam and Max)
    Elaine (Monkey Island)
    Cookie Masterson as the Dealer (You Don't Know Jack)
  • Oh I am TOTALLY in favor of Tom Servo, there! Good suggestion!

    I am dying to see Peacock from Skullgirls in it. She's such a whacky character she would fit in as a suitable replacement for max, or even as a game host!

    I'd also love to see...
    Bender or Morbo
    Sybil Pandemik
    The Sniper
    Professor Layton (Then again that's a Japanese game series so that's extremely impossible. :< )
  • Lilith from Borderlands 2
    Scout from Team Fortress 2
    Marty from Back to the Future

    Dealer: the Narrator from Bastion
  • I would love to see one of the Aqua Teens be part of the game. Or maybe even their neighbor Carl.
  • Here's a not-too-short list with some of my picks:

    Earthworm Jim
    Leela from Futurama (Or maybe Bender)
    "Leasure Suit" Larry
    Sal, Grandpa Stinky or Flint Paper from Sam and Max
    The Goon from the Goon comic
    Ben Throttle from Full Throttle
    Manny Calavera or Glotis from Grim Fandango
    Bernard or the Purple Tentacle from Day of the Tentacle
    Philosoraptor (Using a leftover raptor model from Jurassic Park)
    LeChuck from Monkey Island
    Horny from Dungeon Keeper
    Indiana Jones (Because why not?)
    Max Damage from Carmageddon
    Wreck-it Ralph
    Eddie Riggs from Brutal Legend
    Jim Raynor from Starcraft
    Doctor Robotnic\Eggman from Sonic
  • Let's see...
    Axe Cop (voiced by Ron Swanson)
    Codex (voiced by Felicia Day)
    Manny Calavera (voiced by Tony Plana)
    Indiana Jones (voiced by Kid Beyond)
  • Crazy Soldiers Night at the Inventory :
    Weird Ed Edison ( Maniac Mansion )
    Major Crumb ( Wallace and Gromit's Grand Adventures )
    Clocksmith ( Hector Badge of Carnage )
    Larry ( The Walking Dead Game )
    Dealer: Lilly ( The Walking Dead Game )

    Anime Villains Night at the Inventory :
    Edo Madara Uchiha ( Naruto )
    Frieza ( Dragonball Z )
    Meowth ( Pokemon )
    Xemnas ( Kingdom Hearts )
    Dealer: Sephiroth ( Final Fantasy )

    Badass Chicks Night at the Inventory :
    Carley ( The Walking Dead Game )
    Morgan Leflay ( Tales of Monkey Island )
    Citizen Brown alternate Jennifer ( Back To The Future Game )
    Nima ( Jurassic Park The Game )
    Dealer: Olivia Benson ( Law and Order )
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