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Fun This To Do With a Mad Rock and Roll Scientist:
Bigonkers! is MagicSo there's this one character who's the combination of The Power of Rock and Mad Scientist and she needs some Bad Ass things to do. Any suggestions?
My first thought? Nuclear-powered stereo speakers. Just Think of the Potential! I don't use the Power of Rock (or the Power Of Anything, really) but I do use tons of mad scientists, so I'll try and think up more ideas.
Yeah, a sound-based death ray is the first thing that comes to mind, no doubt.
edited 11th Oct '11 7:32:02 PM by Sonzai
Danger: Intense gravimetric distortions nearby. Please reverse the polarity on your deflectors now.
Bigonkers! is MagicWell, as a Rock & Roll gal, she's probably part of a band, maybe we could use that as something of a launching pad for ideas? But first! What shall the band's name be?
slice of liceShe should mechanically retrofit her entire body for the perfect sound experience.
edited 11th Oct '11 8:00:52 PM by OuthouseInferno
Forget the tropes until after you're done.
(That Guy You Met Once)TESLA COILS. Also, I'm imagining her using calculus mixed with advanced music theory to create harmonically perfect solos and figuring out how to play at the perfect frequency and volume to shatter buildings and blow people into Ludicrous Gibs.
edited 11th Oct '11 8:51:37 PM by Wheezy
Bigonkers! is MagicAs a rock artist, I'm thinking that her weapon instrument of choice would be the electric guitar.
Nuclear-powered stereo speakersFuck. Yeah.
...Goddamnit, why can't I get normal health questions like the rest of my colleagues? - Pyrite, upon being asked about the meaning of poop.
Bigonkers! is MagicHow about a nuclear powered speaker buried deep within the earth that causes earthquakes?
Thunder, Perfect Mind...powered by distorted, wah-wah-drenched bass solos, triggered by certain sequences of artificial harmonics! I, too, am a music dweeb. P.S. And now I'm imagining a literal version of the line in Pere Ubu's "Final Solution": Buy me a ticket to a sonic reduction / Guitars that sound like a nuclear destruction...
edited 12th Oct '11 9:13:21 AM by JHM
(That Guy You Met Once)Building on my last suggestion, gigantic Tesla coil amps that cause lightning storms?
edited 12th Oct '11 2:35:39 PM by Wheezy
That reminds me of an idea I had. I've had a rough idea of a story where the protagonists are a very literal Five-Man Band in a modern world with fantasy elements, specifically in that their instruments grant them superpowers. Going by the standard lineup (The Hero = Vocals, The Lancer = Guitar, The Big Guy = Drums, The Smart Guy = Keyboard, The Chick = Bass), what sorts of powers would complement both the instrument and the role?
Bigonkers! is MagicHmm, for this character she would probably be The Hero, even though she plays lead guitar and doesn't sing.
Well, I can easily see drums going along with some kind of earth-control powers - which also happen to be a traditional fit for a Big Guy. Incidentally, I just now noticed the typo in the title.
Bigonkers! is MagicNo no, that was TOTALLY on purpose! >.> <.< >.<
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