My starting character is Hawkeye who I'm really digging. I enjoyed the range attackers in Diablo and Torchlight so Hawkeye is a gimme for me. I really want to play as Colossus one of my favorite characters in the marvel universe but that 10 dollars price tag on him is pretty steep. Maybe if I get in this game more I might drop some money on him but for now I'm content with my starting character.
What characters are you playing as?
I went with Hawkeye as I either didn't know of or didn't care for the others (but I really wanted to play Squirrel Girl or maybe Nova but they don't appear to be in the game?). That said Hawkeye is pretty good and plays pretty much how I'd choose to play the game so that's cool.
Also, I got Scarlet Witch for completing the prologue and talking to an NPC. I'm assuming that reward is somewhat random. Anyone know who you can get from that?
I am currently leveling Ms Marvel but I'm more interested in getting back to Scarlet Witch. I also have Jean Grey and Black Widow waiting for me but I've already played through as those two. I received Hawkeye from the tutorial drop. Hopefully Squirrel Girl and Emma Frost get implemented soon.
I started playing Captain Marvel, who I did enjoy, but then I picked up Rocket Raccoon and I've been sticking with him ever since.
I played some Hawkeye in the beta, but I really prefer Rocket Raccoon as a ranged character. He's got the right mobility options and his turret is great for drawing aggro. Plus, I cannot wait to hit level 30 and get his Groot summon power.
I started as Storm, just finished the prologue and got Thing. At least Thing has some more flavorful animations that make him more fun to use, but as a character Thing is the most uninteresting comic book character I can think of. I went to start the second mission and the game crashed for the third time for me, so it's going to be awhile before I feel like trying again.
Anyone get a character as a drop? How frequent is it?
Only for the prologue. Read on one of the twitter pages of one of gazillion employees that you could get mostly everything that requires paying from loot drops but its so random and requires a lot of luck. Haven't seen it myself so please let me know.
The Thing. I unlocked Scarlet Witch, but don't really know anything about her.
I'm probably stuck with them too, since the prices of the characters are so ridiculous I can't imagine why anyone would ever want to pay for them. I'd consider buying Black Cat, if they add her for around the 600-900 point range, but anything that costs more than that is just insane.
I went with dare devil but I really wanted Cyclops and did not want to spend the 10$.
got scarlet witch in the prologue
also, no one cares about cyclops so why didnt they make him free!!! I mean thats why some of the starters are free. Man, there has to be another way to get him.
Hawkeye, i wanted a ranged dps and he was the best bet for free, im not 100% on him though since his special attacks and control abilities have no effect or added damage on bosses which makes me pretty much useless in the boss fights, roll and click is all i end up doing. I got thing when i beat the first area, gonna give him a try.
Jean Grey rocking the 90s costume
My husband is playing as Cyclops in 90s costume as well. We teamed last night and it was pretty awesome.
Want to take this out of context SO BADLY.
I wouldn't blame you. I did kind of set myself up on that one. Not intentionally, but there you go. :D
Playing Thor and he is an AOE monster!
Yes! Thor is the raddest, but I haven't seen anyone else playing him at all.
It's just a see of Hawkeye's, man.
I'm glad I threw down the $20 to get a different character. This game is pretty fun.
Definately! I played a little Captain America in the beta but in the end i wanted to be a norse god! Now i just need to get a respec drop so that i can optimize my build.
I don't know the Marvel Universe well besides Superman and Batman, hehe. I chose Scarlet Witch, I had never even heard of her.
Im not sure if you are pulling our leg but i have to comment. Superman and Batman are DC, NOT Marvel :D
I picked Scarlet Witch, since she was the one I knew nothing about beforehand (not the smartest move, in hindsight...). I am liking her quite a bit now that I have AoE and can lay waste to groups. Got Daredevil as my free prologue completion hero--not very interested in even trying him out, though. Maybe I'll luck out and get someone I'm more intrigued by when I finish the game (I think you get another free hero at the end?). Otherwise, I'll probably stop there.
Daredevil. I like him, but he seems kinda useless in multiplayer areas. The other players are doing massive damage from afar, whereas I have to get all up ins and take potshots while getting huge chunks o' health taken off. This game feels like it rewards ranged characters.
Thinking about changing to Storm (my prologue drop) before I get too deep in with DD. Don't know how much range she has, but it's gotta be more than what I have now.
Started as Scarlet Witch and wasn't enjoying the game very much. Ended up with Daredevil as my bonus starter and had absolutely no interest as playing as him either. Ended up selling a couple of TF2 items and throwing down $10 for Ms. Marvel, solely because her and Black Widow seemed like characters I would actually want to play. While I don't have any attachment to any Marvel characters, I never would've guessed Ms. Marvel and Black Widow would be the two characters I'd be interested in, but alas, here I am. So far it seems like a good purchase, as I'm enjoying the game a lot more now than I was before. It also helps that I like Ms. Marvel's default costume, so I'm not tempted to buy a different one.
So there is absolutely no way to preview a character you want to buy right? You basically have to make a purchase on blind faith?
Can anyone tell me about Cable or Nova (assuming he's available)? How do they play? Read somewhere that Cable is glitched or something. :-/
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