Ivan the Terrible

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Ivan the Terrible

Postby Kalah » Apr 8 2015, 15:36

No, the Ivan "the strategist" figurine doesn't look too terrible, actually, except for the fact that his heavy cape seems to be blowing in the wind while his hair stays perfectly in place. I didn't know they had hair gel in Ashan. <img src="http://www.celestialheavens.com/forums/images/smiles/smile_teeth.gif">
<p>This is the figurine fans <a target="_blank" href="https://mmh7.ubi.com/en/blog/post/view/you-have-chosen-ivan-the-strategist">voted for</a> back in October and you can see the whole work-in-progress blog post <a target="_blank" href="https://mmh7.ubi.com/en/blog/post/view/ivan-s-figurine">here</a>.

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Postby Panda Tar » Apr 8 2015, 16:18

I first thought his cape was a shield glued to his butt. ;|
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Postby ToweringAmishPlumber » Apr 8 2015, 16:39

To paraphrase, "He who thinks they can do better, should do so."

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Postby mr.hackcrag » Apr 8 2015, 22:13

Why? I'm not being compensated for it.

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Postby VMmage » Apr 9 2015, 22:42

Perhaps Ivan "breaks wind" like a war horse to get that cape flapping?

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Postby mr.hackcrag » Apr 10 2015, 4:41

I'd prefer Ivan breaks his leg on that stag horn.

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Postby BlackDragonSlayer » Apr 10 2015, 7:32

For some reason, the pose doesn't seem very... compelling? Dynamic? Powerful? It looks like he's just standing there, kinda bored.

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Postby Panda Tar » Apr 10 2015, 13:15

I think it's because he'll be standing still for the duration of his owner's life span unable to do anything but to stare to humans and their idle lives.
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Postby parcaleste » Apr 10 2015, 18:44

Nothing against Russia and the Russian people, but flooding the game with historical characters based on their history, really starts getting on my nerves. How long till Rasputin and Stalin villain combo shows up?

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Postby BB Shockwave » Apr 11 2015, 22:44

Parcaleste - umm, isn't Ivan from the previous game? That one was developed by a Hungarian studio and the characters actually created and mandated by Ubisoft, who are French. I too found names like Ivan and Svetlana really out of place in a fantasy world, but it's not the Russian's fault, it's Ubi's fault. :)

Also, are you implying this Ivan guy is THAT Ivan, aka Ivan the Terrible? Did they say that somewhere?
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Postby BB Shockwave » Apr 11 2015, 22:45

Y'know, if this statue was instead of some iconic HOMM unit like a black dragon or a hero like Crag Hack or Sandro... but this newbie whom not many people care about? frankly, when I look at the statue, nothing says "Heroes of Might and Magic" about it, just generic dude in armor with stag horns (he probably goes through doors sideways).

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Re: Ivan the Terrible

Postby Panda Tar » Apr 12 2015, 0:19

BB Shockwave wrote:Y'know, if this statue was instead of some iconic HOMM unit like a black dragon or a hero like Crag Hack or Sandro... but this newbie whom not many people care about? frankly, when I look at the statue, nothing says "Heroes of Might and Magic" about it.


That's a fair point.
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Postby mr.hackcrag » Apr 12 2015, 15:10

It's so obvious to use an iconic character that now I'm honestly not sure if the company is serious or trolling. :|

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Postby overall » Apr 12 2015, 21:37

Helmet one looks quite nice...

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Postby markkur » Apr 13 2015, 22:46

Oh my. Ivan's unfortunate armor design.

Pay attention...for it proudly points to his peepee but that dagger-end will make him a woman the first time in battle. <L>

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Postby BlackDragonSlayer » Apr 14 2015, 3:13

markkur wrote:Oh my. Ivan's unfortunate armor design.

Pay attention...for it proudly points to his peepee but that dagger-end will make him a woman the first time in battle. <L>

Ubisoft just doesn't know how to design practical armor, do they?

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Postby Panda Tar » Apr 14 2015, 23:05

Evidences so far suggest they do not.
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Postby mr.hackcrag » Apr 15 2015, 5:24

markkur wrote:Oh my. Ivan's unfortunate armor design.

Pay attention...for it proudly points to his peepee but that dagger-end will make him a woman the first time in battle. <L>


At least his foe will take note of his penis.


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