Koopa is a concept?

#1 Posted by RoonilWazslib (26 posts) -

So we're saying Koopa is a concept because he's a common enemy. Should there be a separate character page for the Koopa that's a playable character in all the Mario Sports games?

#2 Posted by mr_tickles (185 posts) -

I was wondering about that too. 


What do you do when a character is also a species? 
#3 Posted by DuckofDoom (49 posts) -

Koopa is not an individual it's a group and therefore a concept. Koops from Paper Mario: T would be a good example of a koopa who would be considered a character.

#4 Posted by twenty0ne (3071 posts) -

I submitted Koopa as a character...

#5 Posted by Jensonb (1722 posts) -

We really need a races section.

#6 Posted by Kenzo287 (722 posts) -

yeah as a race the koopa is a concept like goomba should be but for some reason it has its own character page

#7 Posted by mr_tickles (185 posts) -

Yeah, I saw that goomba had a character page and it threw me off.  A races or species section would be good.

#8 Posted by RoonilWazslib (26 posts) -
DuckofDoom said:
"Koopa is not an individual it's a group and therefore a concept. Koops from Paper Mario: T would be a good example of a koopa who would be considered a character.
"
That's an example, but what I was saying was do we consider the Koopa from the Mario Sports games a character or just a concept. He's a member of the Koopa race, but is a playable character. You can also generally play as Red Koopa or Green Koopa.
#9 Edited by Froogin (9 posts) -
RoonilWazslib said:
"DuckofDoom said:
"Koopa is not an individual it's a group and therefore a concept. Koops from Paper Mario: T would be a good example of a koopa who would be considered a character.
"
That's an example, but what I was saying was do we consider the Koopa from the Mario Sports games a character or just a concept. He's a member of the Koopa race, but is a playable character. You can also generally play as Red Koopa or Green Koopa.
"

That's a really good point, now I have way more info to hurt my head.
#10 Posted by tec3297 (1170 posts) -

That makes since...Koopa is a concept, but bowser is a character (King of the Koopas)

#11 Posted by hazelnutman (1097 posts) -
Jensonb said:
"We really need a races section.
"
Here's the answer.
#12 Posted by epic_pets (1339 posts) -

Huge mistake, koopa is the collest character ever too

#13 Posted by Protocol (56 posts) -

It sounds very trippy if you think about "How do I define the koopa.... as a concept...?" or maybe I'm just tired. ;)

#14 Posted by chililili (1328 posts) -
RoonilWazslib said:
"DuckofDoom said:
"Koopa is not an individual it's a group and therefore a concept. Koops from Paper Mario: T would be a good example of a koopa who would be considered a character.
"
That's an example, but what I was saying was do we consider the Koopa from the Mario Sports games a character or just a concept. He's a member of the Koopa race, but is a playable character. You can also generally play as Red Koopa or Green Koopa.
"
What about the Koopa that you race in Super Mario 64? I mean that is a real character that you interacted with, it just a very complex thing when an entire species looks and is named the same kinda like the couches in Hitchhiker's guide to the galaxy.
#15 Posted by RoonilWazslib (26 posts) -

Looks like this has been resolved? A Koopa character page has been approved.

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