View Poll Results: Who's your favourite marine?

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  • Doomguy / Doom

    3 20.00%
  • Master Chief / Halo

    2 13.33%
  • Shane Carpenter / Haze

    0 0%
  • Jake 'Nomad' Dunn / Crysis

    0 0%
  • Commander Shepard / Mass Effect

    7 46.67%
  • Marcus Fenix / Gears of War

    1 6.67%
  • Isaac Clarke / Dead Space

    0 0%
  • Captain Titus / Warhammer

    0 0%
  • Other

    2 13.33%
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Thread: Battle of the Space Marines!

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    Default Battle of the Space Marines!

    If you're a fan of sci-fi action shooters, nine times out of ten you'll end up having to control one of many grizzled space veterans. There's no escaping it - you'll have to guide your hero through all manner of aliens, monsters or both if you want to see the day through victorious. Up until the sequel, of course.

    But out of the many (admittedly white) protagonists, which space marine has been your favourite? More generally, what do you think about the 'space marine' genre? Is it positive, or rather derivative?

    Below are an array of space marines. Take your pick, or if you've got a really obscure one, feel free to choose the 'other' button.

    Doomguy, from Doom




    Master Chief, from Halo



    Shane Carpenter, from Haze

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    Jake 'Nomad' Dunn, from Crysis



    Commander Shepard, from Mass Effect

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    Marcus Fenix, from Gears of War


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    Isaac Clarke, from Dead Space

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    Captain Titus, from Warhammer




    And presumably many other examples. Bonus points if you can get a space marine who isn't white male.


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    Clarke isn't a space marine, he's just a dude who kills trout in space.

    Also, for further examples, Terrans in StarCraft are the space marineiest faction since Aliens, and also Sgt. Cortez in TimeSplitters Future Perfect is the best actual space marine ever. It's time to split!

    Of the ones listed? I'm gonna have to go with the old classic, and say Doomguy. I'm sorry but you just can't get better than RIP AND TEAR! YOU ARE HUGE! THAT MEANS YOU HAVE HUGE GUTS!

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    I included Clarke because he fits pretty much every other 'space marine' trope. Besides being a marine. And I still can't help but thinking those helmets look like lego heads, Fynn.


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    Quote Originally Posted by Mister Adequate View Post
    Terrans in StarCraft are the space marineiest faction since Aliens
    this is so true like

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    honestly

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    Quote Originally Posted by Formalhaut View Post
    I included Clarke because he fits pretty much every other 'space marine' trope. Besides being a marine. And I still can't help but thinking those helmets look like lego heads, Fynn.
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    Doomguy

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    Master Chef.

    He is good at cooking..... Aliens.

    (i love halo)
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    Shepard because it's the only one of those games that I've played

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    Quote Originally Posted by Mister Adequate View Post
    Clarke isn't a space marine, he's just a dude who kills trout in space.
    Master Chief is also not a Space Marine. But I chose him anyways.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Pant Leg Eater from the Bad World View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by Mister Adequate View Post
    Clarke isn't a space marine, he's just a dude who kills trout in space.
    Master Chief is also not a Space Marine. But I chose him anyways.
    aye. marines are flimsy dudes. chief is a supa spartan
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    Shepard kicking ass just as I thought.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Formalhaut View Post

    Shane Carpenter, from Haze

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    lel who tf

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    Haze is the game that killed Free Radical. Makers of the great Timesplitters series.

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