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Postby WarHorse » Mon Oct 17, 2011 2:11 pm

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I've been having a lot of fun today creating a back story for my team and giving my bots quotes. I'd been putting it off because I was trying to remember my old team's back story but after I gave that up it became a lot of fun creating a new one.

I'm sure there's a lot of you out there who've come up with some great stories and I'm sure there's probably already a thread for this but post a link here to share them with the rest of us!


Here's mine so far.

http://www.seibertron.com/heavymetalwar/team_view.php?id=32722
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Re: What's your story?

Postby Psychout » Mon Oct 17, 2011 7:04 pm

Motto: "The Blackest Night Falls from the skies,
The darkness grows as all light dies,
We crave your hearts and your Demise
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Weapon: Sniper Rifle
Nice work. Always good to see someone put some imagination into their minions, would love to have the time to read a lot more peoples stories here - some of the bios here here are awesome.

Mine is here, I'll warn you though, it's a much darker tone than yours (im a huge horror fan) although if you check out the charcter Bio's you'll find them a bit more lighearted. (Psychout, Mal Practce, Nemesis Wheelie and the Cheerleaders anyway)
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Re: What's your story?

Postby WarHorse » Mon Oct 17, 2011 7:21 pm

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Psychout wrote:Nice work. Always good to see someone put some imagination into their minions, would love to have the time to read a lot more peoples stories here - some of the bios here here are awesome.

Mine is here, I'll warn you though, it's a much darker tone than yours (im a huge horror fan) although if you check out the charcter Bio's you'll find them a bit more lighearted. (Psychout, Mal Practce, Nemesis Wheelie and the Cheerleaders anyway)


Nice. Well thought out and a lot darker, indeed. Works perfectly for a team of cons. Thanks for sharing. :APPLAUSE:
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Re: What's your story?

Postby Phaze » Tue Oct 18, 2011 4:36 am

Motto: ""All's Fair in Life and Death""
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might as well add to this here's my mob of ex bots, predacons, current cons
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Re: What's your story?

Postby WarHorse » Tue Oct 18, 2011 6:07 am

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Phaze wrote:might as well add to this here's my mob of ex bots, predacons, current cons


I have to say that I enjoyed your bio for Phaze the most. It was written in a very unique third person perspective. Very entertaining all the way around. :APPLAUSE:
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Re: What's your story?

Postby Phaze » Tue Oct 18, 2011 6:22 am

Motto: ""All's Fair in Life and Death""
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WarHorse wrote:
Phaze wrote:might as well add to this here's my mob of ex bots, predacons, current cons


I have to say that I enjoyed your bio for Phaze the most. It was written in a very unique third person perspective. Very entertaining all the way around. :APPLAUSE:

Yeah its pretty much built around a rivalry with Rolltide working in opponents to one of your guys backstory makes it fun Image
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Re: What's your story?

Postby _Anshin_ » Tue Oct 18, 2011 12:04 pm

WarHorse wrote:
Phaze wrote:might as well add to this here's my mob of ex bots, predacons, current cons


I have to say that I enjoyed your bio for Phaze the most. It was written in a very unique third person perspective. Very entertaining all the way around. :APPLAUSE:

Please be careful with Phaze and his Ego. We may still need him in one of the games and if his head gets too big he may not be able to get out of this thread
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Re: What's your story?

Postby Absolute Zero » Tue Oct 18, 2011 12:45 pm

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_Anshin_ wrote:
WarHorse wrote:
Phaze wrote:might as well add to this here's my mob of ex bots, predacons, current cons


I have to say that I enjoyed your bio for Phaze the most. It was written in a very unique third person perspective. Very entertaining all the way around. :APPLAUSE:

Please be careful with Phaze and his Ego. We may still need him in one of the games and if his head gets too big he may not be able to get out of this thread
:lol:

But since he's a con, wouldn't that help us win? Image
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Re: What's your story?

Postby Phaze » Tue Oct 18, 2011 1:00 pm

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_Anshin_ wrote:
WarHorse wrote:
Phaze wrote:might as well add to this here's my mob of ex bots, predacons, current cons


I have to say that I enjoyed your bio for Phaze the most. It was written in a very unique third person perspective. Very entertaining all the way around. :APPLAUSE:

Please be careful with Phaze and his Ego. We may still need him in one of the games and if his head gets too big he may not be able to get out of this thread
:lol:

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Re: What's your story?

Postby Absolute Zero » Tue Oct 18, 2011 1:18 pm

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Phaze wrote:
_Anshin_ wrote:
WarHorse wrote:
Phaze wrote:might as well add to this here's my mob of ex bots, predacons, current cons


I have to say that I enjoyed your bio for Phaze the most. It was written in a very unique third person perspective. Very entertaining all the way around. :APPLAUSE:

Please be careful with Phaze and his Ego. We may still need him in one of the games and if his head gets too big he may not be able to get out of this thread
:lol:

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Re: What's your story?

Postby Kaijubot » Wed Oct 19, 2011 1:34 pm

Motto: "No one escapes retribution."
Weapon: Energy Blades

Discussing team backstories I see. Well, I've only gone through four or five over three iterations of my team (Primal Ragers/Beast Legion/Retribution).

So the team's backstory is mentioned discussed here, but you'll note the lack of details. Those show up in the bios of my namesake, Gigabite, Chillwind, Flamedance and Gorebash.

At some point I really should finish off the rest of team's bios to bring them in-line with those.

With thanks to Archanubis for helping with most of those.

Edit:

Oh, and there's this bit that I never included in the team bio but is "canon" for the team.

[From the files of Nightbeat, Autobot Investigator]

I knew Retribution were trouble.

I was asked to investigate the unit by members of the Autobot High Council, due to concerns regarding their wayward tendencies. No one believes that they would defect, but it is clear they do not hold with all of the High Council’s policies.

Leo Prime was willing to submit their official file, as shown.

Unit MX-Delta 21-A “Retribution”
*Details Classified.*

That’s it. There is no other data regarding them that I have been able to access on official servers. The unit is designated MX, which means they fall under Leo Prime’s “Maximal” programme. 21-A is unit number with the A signifying Auxilliary. Technically speaking, by this designation the unit are not a frontline combat unit. Of course, given the units tactics that makes a degree of sense. However, the lack of other data available is worrying.

And it is not just the unit entry that is missing. There is no sign of any requisition forms for equipment or a garrison assignment. The unit operates out of nowhere, it seems.

It gets worse. There is no trace of any of the unit aside from Gorebash prior to the squad’s inception. None of them exist. No one can pin point where or when Gigabite was constructed, worrying given the resources necessary to construct a Transformer of that size. There are plenty of rumours, but no hard data prior to the unit’s first operations. Leo Prime somehow acquired this squad from nowhere.

I am continuing this investigation as and when time permits given my other duties. A unit like this, even a classified unit, leaves more of a trace.

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Re: What's your story?

Postby WarHorse » Thu Oct 20, 2011 12:22 pm

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Nice, Kaijubot! I really dig Gigabite's back story. Sounds like a total bad a**!
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Re: What's your story?

Postby Kaijubot » Thu Oct 20, 2011 4:01 pm

Motto: "No one escapes retribution."
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WarHorse wrote:Nice, Kaijubot! I really dig Gigabite's back story. Sounds like a total bad a**!



Which is fitting since he's supposed to be the Cybertronian equivalent to Godzilla.
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Re: What's your story?

Postby Burn » Fri Oct 21, 2011 6:00 am

I haven't done much to my HMW profiles since the whole reset, it's something I should get around to someday.

Buuuuuuut...there is this which pretty much covers it.
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Re: What's your story?

Postby Absolute Zero » Fri Oct 21, 2011 5:04 pm

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I have been working off and on for a few years on a back story. But I'm lazy. http://www.seibertron.com/heavymetalwar ... hp?id=6149 There's some beginings maybe... Most of the team at least has a paragraph about them.
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Re: What's your story?

Postby Wrath » Sat Oct 22, 2011 2:51 pm

Motto: "Through the Fires of Conquest and the Ashes of our Enemies We shall Rise up and Rule. Decepticons Forever!!!"
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I only got around to writing one for my namesake Wrath. A few players wrote up some bios for a tourney that JP ran a couple years ago. Wish I could remember what site has them all though.
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Re: What's your story?

Postby Evolution Prime » Sat Oct 22, 2011 5:39 pm

Motto: "Your end shall justify my means."
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I'm in the process of rewriting mine along with coming up with decent ones for my other characters. Here is the one Jeep helped me come up with.
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Re: What's your story?

Postby Psychout » Sun Oct 23, 2011 5:27 am

Motto: "The Blackest Night Falls from the skies,
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We crave your hearts and your Demise
by my Black Hand-- --The Dead shall rise!"
Weapon: Sniper Rifle
Evolution Prime wrote:I'm in the process of rewriting mine along with coming up with decent ones for my other characters. Here is the one Jeep helped me come up with.


:shock:


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Re: What's your story?

Postby Burn » Sun Oct 23, 2011 5:34 am

Psychout wrote:
Evolution Prime wrote:I'm in the process of rewriting mine along with coming up with decent ones for my other characters. Here is the one Jeep helped me come up with.


:shock:


Who are you again?


The guy who's going to save the Autobots by forming a super secret club which no one will join.

All hail the new Autobot Saviour!
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Re: What's your story?

Postby Phaze » Sun Oct 23, 2011 6:26 am

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Psychout wrote:
Evolution Prime wrote:I'm in the process of rewriting mine along with coming up with decent ones for my other characters. Here is the one Jeep helped me come up with.


:shock:


Who are you again?

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Re: What's your story?

Postby Evolution Prime » Sun Oct 23, 2011 9:40 am

Motto: "Your end shall justify my means."
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Burn wrote:
Psychout wrote:
Evolution Prime wrote:I'm in the process of rewriting mine along with coming up with decent ones for my other characters. Here is the one Jeep helped me come up with.


:shock:


Who are you again?


The guy who's going to save the Autobots by forming a super secret club which no one will join.

All hail the new Autobot Saviour!


Oh I've given up on that a long time ago. Handed off that to OP007 long time ago. I'm just here to have some fun and start some shenanigans.
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Re: What's your story?

Postby Psychout » Mon Oct 24, 2011 12:45 pm

Motto: "The Blackest Night Falls from the skies,
The darkness grows as all light dies,
We crave your hearts and your Demise
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Well welcome back regardless, the more bots who join in the better!!
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Re: What's your story?

Postby Jack Hallows » Mon Oct 24, 2011 4:26 pm

Motto: "no man is safe from this blade i'm packin.. i have dreams where i'm fallin', but as i hit the ground, i wake up laughin'..."
Weapon: Dark Saber Sword
when i have more time, i'm gonna back story the sh :BOOM: t outta my team. for now all i have in most of their profiles are alt hunt links lol.
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Re: What's your story?

Postby The Potentate » Tue Oct 25, 2011 6:16 am

Motto: "I shot J.R."
Weapon: Nuclear Charged Fusion Cannon
Ever so slowly Ive been trying to flesh-out these bio's. Pretty much all of it is still a work in progress.

http://www.seibertron.com/heavymetalwar ... p?id=18367
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Re: What's your story?

Postby redoutlander » Tue Oct 25, 2011 11:36 am

Motto: "I don't know what I am doing, but at least I'm doing something"
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Wow I’m amazed at the level of work on the teams and their characters.
I think I probably write on a 9th grade level so I’m a little intimidated to put my characters stories down. So far I’ve only pulled bios from existing characters like Cliffjumper, or mythology, like Chrysoar. But that’s just plagiarism and leads to a team of random robots.
I wrote Kimber’s from scratch which has lead to additional ideas on how to form a cohesive team. I have had fun making cheesy quotes; I used to love how the old transformers and GIJoe mottos would mimic historic quotes! http://www.seibertron.com/heavymetalwar ... p?id=39331
"oh yea, Breakdown Robot"

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