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    Dragons were originally messengers from heaven, according to early Buddhist texts. In games, they can be among the most fearsome of adversaries, but there are some exceptions.

    What kind of dragons do you like better?

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    #1  Edited By Shun_Akiyama

    The ones with four limbs and wings on their back, or the ones with two legs and wings instead of arms?
    I like the four limb ones.

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    #2  Edited By FancySoapsMan

    I've only ever seen dragons with four limbs 
     
    so that's my choice I guess

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    #3  Edited By Shun_Akiyama
    @FancySoapsMan said:
    I've only ever seen dragons with four limbs  so that's my choice I guess
    you haven't played skyrim?
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    #4  Edited By Klei

    Four limbs and wings. I also like dragons as terrifying beasts, not as mythical, speaking sages.

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    #5  Edited By Video_Game_King

    @Shun_Akiyama said:

    @FancySoapsMan said:
    I've only ever seen dragons with four limbs so that's my choice I guess
    you haven't played skyrim?

    Or Panzer Dragoon anything?

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    #6  Edited By jking47

    You forgot Asian style dragons...

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    #7  Edited By FritzDude
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    #8  Edited By Shun_Akiyama
    @jking47 said:

    You forgot Asian style dragons...

    have they ever been in a game?
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    #9  Edited By dillonwerner

    Actually, if you want to get technical about it, those aren't dragons in Skyrim, they are Wyverns.

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    #10  Edited By jking47

    @Shun_Akiyama said:

    @jking47 said:

    You forgot Asian style dragons...

    have they ever been in a game?

    I am not thinking of something off the top of my head, but I know for sure they would be in dragonball games

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    #11  Edited By MikkaQ

    @DillonWerner said:

    Actually, if you want to get technical about it, those aren't dragons in Skyrim, they are Wyverns.

    Is it really worth arguing semantics over make-believe?

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    #12  Edited By Shun_Akiyama
    @jking47 said:

    @Shun_Akiyama said:

    @jking47 said:

    You forgot Asian style dragons...

    have they ever been in a game?

    I am not thinking of something off the top of my head, but I know for sure they would be in dragonball games

    oh yeah DBZ games
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    #13  Edited By Meowshi

    @MikkaQ said:

    @DillonWerner said:

    Actually, if you want to get technical about it, those aren't dragons in Skyrim, they are Wyverns.

    Is it really worth arguing semantics over make-believe?

    Yes.

    "Dragons are large, scaled creatures, with long, slender extremities, and thin, bat-like wings. Dragons have three sharp talons and one vestigial digit known as a dewclaw on each of their legs, as evidenced by their written language: all of the character symbols consist of a maximum of three scratches and sometimes a dot from the dewclaw. Dragons have horns and spiked ridges along their backs and are several times larger than any human or elf. They have two hind legs but no forearms, so when they are forced to traverse along the ground they must crawl around on their wings to do so. Because of this, Skyrim's dragons are technically considered to be wyverns and not "true" dragons."

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    #14  Edited By dillonwerner

    @MikkaQ said:

    @DillonWerner said:

    Actually, if you want to get technical about it, those aren't dragons in Skyrim, they are Wyverns.

    Is it really worth arguing semantics over make-believe?

    Wasn't really trying to argue anything, I was just pointing it out, and I'm not trying to argue with you right now either.

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    #15  Edited By ComradeKhan

    I like the robotic ones... Drobots.

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    #16  Edited By FancySoapsMan
    @Shun_Akiyama said:
    @FancySoapsMan said:
    I've only ever seen dragons with four limbs  so that's my choice I guess
    you haven't played skyrim?
    I only killed one dragon before I quit playing. I never paid attention to what it looked like.
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    #17  Edited By Shun_Akiyama
    @ComradeKhan said:
    I like the robotic ones... Drobots.
    well that's not fair drobot has lasers.
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    #18  Edited By MikkaQ

    @DillonWerner said:

    @MikkaQ said:

    @DillonWerner said:

    Actually, if you want to get technical about it, those aren't dragons in Skyrim, they are Wyverns.

    Is it really worth arguing semantics over make-believe?

    Wasn't really trying to argue anything, I was just pointing it out, and I'm not trying to argue with you right now either.

    Yeah I didn't phrase that very well. I just find it kinda funny how seriously some people can take their monster manuals... like Meowshi here:

    @Meowshi said:

    @MikkaQ said:

    @DillonWerner said:

    Actually, if you want to get technical about it, those aren't dragons in Skyrim, they are Wyverns.

    Is it really worth arguing semantics over make-believe?

    Yes.

    "Dragons are large, scaled creatures, with long, slender extremities, and thin, bat-like wings. Dragons have three sharp talons and one vestigial digit known as a dewclaw on each of their legs, as evidenced by their written language: all of the character symbols consist of a maximum of three scratches and sometimes a dot from the dewclaw. Dragons have horns and spiked ridges along their backs and are several times larger than any human or elf. They have two hind legs but no forearms, so when they are forced to traverse along the ground they must crawl around on their wings to do so. Because of this, Skyrim's dragons are technically considered to be wyverns and not "true" dragons."

    That still doesn't explain why I'd want to or need to make a distinction. Not exactly a lot of dragon... scholars out there. Dragonologists? Dragon watchers? I dunno.

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    #19  Edited By Marz

    i like my 4 legged dragons 

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    #20  Edited By Skald

    Wyverns. I think they're cool.

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    #21  Edited By Red

    Damn you all for making me want to play skyrim again...

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    #22  Edited By Turambar

    I prefer the Asian style serpent-esque dragons the most.

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    #23  Edited By saethir

    I am also a fan of the 7 appendage Dragon. (four legs, wings, and tail.) Not sure how I feel about the talking ones, but they should deffinately be a sort of "ultimate" enemy. hoarding gold is a plus, if not extremely important.

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    #24  Edited By Zithe

    I regret clicking on this thread. I never would have thought about it before, but now that I am, I realize that the 4 legged dragons sort of bug me.

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    #25  Edited By saethir

    @Zithe said:

    I regret clicking on this thread. I never would have thought about it before, but now that I am, I realize that the 4 legged dragons sort of bug me.

    It's because of birds, right? There forearms are wings, so 4 legged dragons seem to have too many legs. IT makes sense. I like to explain it by making it a badass reptile version of the Pegasus.

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    #27  Edited By Zithe

    @Saethir: Yeah, especially looking at the image that Marz posted on the first page. The wings look like they are just unnaturally growing out of its body.

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    #28  Edited By matthias2437

    I prefer the classic 4-legged, dual winged dragons. I really dug the Dragon design in Dragon Age: Origins.

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    #29  Edited By Vorbis

    The "Wyverns" have forearms combined with the wings, generally move like reptiles. Two legs, no forearms is a Wyrm, move more like worms or snakes. A Dragon needs to swipe with more than just its tail, got to have the extra legs. It also needs to breath fire and sleep on gold.

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    #30  Edited By Red

    @matthias2437: Yeah, Dragon Age I believe has won my dragonic heart.

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    #31  Edited By Phatmac

    I like dragons that are voiced by Sean Connery. Does that count?

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    #32  Edited By EmuLeader

    Gary Whitta knows what kinds of dragons are cool. And they seem to enjoy cars....

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    #33  Edited By Bocam
    The kind you can fuck
    The kind you can fuck
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    #34  Edited By fourby

    ^ Yep, the sexy kind.

    I actually think the skyrim style look better.

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    #35  Edited By kindgineer

    There are a lot more dragons than those two. I would have to say either Earth Wyrms or Ice/Frost Wyrms are my favorite. I love Wyrm's pure sense of evil and primalality.

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    #36  Edited By Shun_Akiyama
    @Bocam said:
    The kind you can fuck
    The kind you can fuck
    so touching the reverse scale should be the highest level unarmed perk in skyrim?
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    #37  Edited By HeavyDuty32

    I prefer the Ryu kind, since his fireballs are blue. Also, hurricane kicks are cool.

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    #38  Edited By Bocam

    @Shun_Akiyama: It should be Elder God Tier

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