Which Alignment is your favorite?

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Favorite Alignment Choices

Lawful Good
20
8%
Neutral Good
31
12%
Chaotic Good
29
11%
Lawful Neutral
23
9%
True Neutral
15
6%
Chaotic Neutral
43
16%
Lawful Evil
53
20%
Neutral Evil
33
12%
Chaotic Evil
18
7%
 
Total votes: 265

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Re: Which Alignment is your favorite?

Post by Zaravella » Tue Aug 25, 2020 12:29 pm

I had a blast playing a Chaotic Neutral character... but she was so... very... tedious. :lol:

These days my main character is Lawful Good - and I am enjoying her immensely.
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Re: Which Alignment is your favorite?

Post by The Kriv » Wed Aug 26, 2020 7:51 pm

Lawful Neutral! -The Soldier's Alignment!

I particularly liked playing Lawful Neutral Rangers... not caring so much for good or evil, but holding up the Laws of Nature!

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Re: Which Alignment is your favorite?

Post by Thalion » Tue Nov 03, 2020 1:10 am

i hate to pick one, both NE and CG i find super fun to portray.

NE: i love this alignment because of how Amoral it is. For me when i play an NE alignment i find they are the sneaky ones, not skill-wise but in personality, they can be kind, and polite, but will also go penguin clubbing if they feel it is to their gain. they do not act on impulse, but out of practicality, or to serve their own ends.

CG: The way i approach CG is almost childlike, good intentions, but not always good methods. they have strong morals, but those morals are compromised at times because they are not as methodical as LG, and tend to care 'too much' about something, causing them to behave in questionable manners.

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Re: Which Alignment is your favorite?

Post by Exordius » Tue Nov 03, 2020 2:24 am

True Neutral... I can be all of the alignments and none of them depending on the situation or the person I'm dealing with at a given time.

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Re: Which Alignment is your favorite?

Post by Bunnysmack » Mon Nov 30, 2020 11:52 pm

CG, but that's largely because Harry Dresden is my spirit animal. When I see a good aligned protagonist saving the day, the gold standard for this now includes leading hordes of pixies into battle by way of pizza-based bribery.

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Re: Which Alignment is your favorite?

Post by Rockstar1984 » Wed Dec 02, 2020 8:10 am

CG. I have a particular love for the romantic swashbuckling heroes. D'artagnan and the Three Musketeers, Robin Hood, Zorro, and Indiana Jones in particular have always been some of my favorite heroes since I was a kid. Mavericks fighting for what they think is right with little regard for the rules. Even the musketeers who swore to protect a monarch broke several laws in the process of doing so. While I'm capable of playing any alignment I tend to mostly do CG, or a NG or a CN with a CG lean.
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Re: Which Alignment is your favorite?

Post by Ninjimmy » Fri Dec 04, 2020 4:17 pm

All about CN - Be the wildcard, have the sketchy morals - maybe do the right thing but not for the right reasons. Be a lawyer not to ensure goodness or fairness but to find loopholes and spread some chaos to highlight how dumb making everyone follow a code they didn't choose is.
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Re: Which Alignment is your favorite?

Post by chops1916 » Mon Apr 19, 2021 11:08 pm

CN. It's probably most similar to my own personality. It's also the most flexible in my opinion. Characters can be bad or good as my whims take me. Generally good, with some occasional self service and a propensity for violence. Useful trait for adventurers. It tends to be the type of characters I play, though I've only really started about two months ago. I also only have two characters so far.

My first character I kind of don't know what to do with. His goal was to come to Arelith to increase his skills to enable him to return to Neverwinter and complete his backstory. Yet I don't know how to go about finding, or creating the kind of faction that could help him further his goal to that end.

My second character is much easier to play. A big, dumb half orc barbarian that lives for fightin' and feastin'! All he wants to do is become the best, well known fighter on the isle. He was a concept I had early enough through playing my first character. The first or second day I played him he found a faction already.

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Re: Which Alignment is your favorite?

Post by Waldo52 » Wed May 05, 2021 8:58 pm

"HAVE YOU EVER SEEN A PIG DIE?!"

Chaotic evil all the way.

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Re: Which Alignment is your favorite?

Post by LovelyLightningWitch » Wed May 05, 2021 10:09 pm

Chaotic Good deities have good afterlives, therefore Chaotic Good characters.

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Re: Which Alignment is your favorite?

Post by Haroshia » Thu May 06, 2021 7:34 pm

Neutral Good, because it embraces good above all. It's selfless pragmatism.
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Re: Which Alignment is your favorite?

Post by LIAR LIAR » Fri May 07, 2021 4:29 pm

I prefer CN or LE. So I checked the poll, saw CN was behind, and voted for that because I'm NG irl.

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Re: Which Alignment is your favorite?

Post by Tim Burton Feature Presentation » Sat May 08, 2021 6:38 am

CHAOTIC EVIL
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Re: Which Alignment is your favorite?

Post by Hobojoe » Tue May 11, 2021 11:35 pm

The most fun I've had with a character was with LN, trying to get by in the world with a very rigid set of principles that I refused to break created a lot of tension and forced me into events and encounters that could otherwise be avoided.
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Re: Which Alignment is your favorite?

Post by Nurel » Mon Sep 20, 2021 10:34 am

I chose Chaotic Good mainly because at this point in life it is exactly what I need to play in order to unwind and relieve stress

I used to love NE, CE, and LN, and I still do; but being the bad guy, the selfish guy or the morally rigid guy is just too draining for me at the moment. Although I could probably handle evil as a monster race, since they can easily be comic relief characters which is great.

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Re: Which Alignment is your favorite?

Post by Artenides » Mon Sep 20, 2021 2:52 pm

I usually play good hearted characters but my favourite alignment is definitely Lawful Evil. Twisting the rules to get away with sins or oppress others, using the word of law. Climbing the ranks to gain more power. LE is the best evil in my opinion. :) Now come closer and sign this contract if you would. :twisted:
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Re: Which Alignment is your favorite?

Post by furryn » Sun Oct 10, 2021 6:37 am

Artenides wrote:
Mon Sep 20, 2021 2:52 pm
I usually play good hearted characters but my favourite alignment is definitely Lawful Evil. Twisting the rules to get away with sins or oppress others, using the word of law. Climbing the ranks to gain more power. LE is the best evil in my opinion. :) Now come closer and sign this contract if you would. :twisted:
I sort of echo this.

LE characters are probably also the most likely character to delude themselves into thinking they are a completely different alignment than they are, simply because the faith they place in the personal CoC makes them believe they are better, or at least different, from others. So from a storytelling perspective this is very good.

But I also really like NG. Because it's good, with the recognition that order has it place, but when the rules do not work, they should be broken.
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