Suggestion: Mirror Boss get usage counts

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Luigi & Luigi: Meme Team
The Mirror Boss page has no reason not to have an image. Perfect examples would be any shadow link fight from Zelda, particularly Ocarina Of Time's.

edited 29th Apr '13 8:54:01 AM by Pikmintendo

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2 videogmer31429th Apr 2013 08:51:47 AM from that one place , Relationship Status: Yes, I'm alone, but I'm alone and free
Suggest an image, not a source.
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[up]whoops, sorry about that. edited the original post and added an example.

Edit: Resized version.

edited 29th Apr '13 9:03:34 AM by Pikmintendo

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4 SeptimusHeap29th Apr 2013 09:03:13 AM from Zurich, Switzerland , Relationship Status: Mu
Another Wizard boy
Also, the tag needs to be a Wiki Word.

I have concern that the proposed image is a bit too literal.
Luigi & Luigi: Meme Team
Alright, well theres plenty of shadow link instances, Zelda II, Four Swords Adventures, or if you wanted to trash zelda altogether, Cosmic Mario, even.

edited 29th Apr '13 9:14:11 AM by Pikmintendo

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6 Rethkir29th Apr 2013 09:37:31 AM from the gap between dimensions
I think the Dark Link example in Ocarina of Time is iconic enough to work. It's also a good example because he mirrors your (sword) attacks. Four Swords Adventures wouldn't do well because Shadow Link has clones. Zelda II would work as well, but I'd go with Ocarina.
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7 SeptimusHeap29th Apr 2013 09:39:12 AM from Zurich, Switzerland , Relationship Status: Mu
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I think the Dark Link example in Ocarina of Time is iconic enough to work.

Uuuh, no. A lot of people don't play video games, let alone the Zelda ones.
Luigi & Luigi: Meme Team
Another example even could be Nega Scott from Scott Pilgrim (though the actual boss fight from the game adaptation might work better, sorry, dont have a link to that one). My point here is there are plenty of perfectly illustrated examples around, and Mirror Boss is just too widely used to have no image.
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9 SeptimusHeap29th Apr 2013 09:47:35 AM from Zurich, Switzerland , Relationship Status: Mu
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The problem with all of these so far is that they look literal, but Mirror Boss is more than "mirror image boss".
10 Larkmarn29th Apr 2013 10:15:22 AM , Relationship Status: Hello, I love you
It doesn't HAVE to be, but it's tough to illustrate it in a single frame without it being that literal.
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[up][up] Yeah, I see your point. In that case perhaps Sonic and Shadow might be more fitting, or perhaps if we're leaning a LOT further towards parallels than evil counterparts, Isaac and Felix from golden sun. Or hey, to a lesser extent, Wario and Mario for good measure.

edited 29th Apr '13 10:32:05 AM by Pikmintendo

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12 AnotherDuck29th Apr 2013 11:46:29 AM from Stockholm , Relationship Status: In season
No, the other one.
Of all suggestions, I think the OP is the best one. Sure, it's literal, but it also shows the trope. The other suggestions are mostly just two characters.

What would be a suggestion for a non-literal image?
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[up]Best non literal examples I could think of were in my last post, aside from three others which I stopped myself from seeing as they're spoilery. Seems like most people are in favor of the original post, though.
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14 AnotherDuck29th Apr 2013 12:06:44 PM from Stockholm , Relationship Status: In season
No, the other one.
Two of those were what I described, and the third (well, second, Isaac and Felix) didn't load.
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Hm, odd. Well I'm dealing with school internet filters here, so that might be why. Isaac and Felix aren't the best example anyway, I feel like there's plenty to choose from anyway.

EDIT: what I mean by that is, the image itself is filtered but still shows up in google. So I mightve put the url wrong seeing as I couldnt get it straight from the page. Raw url of what I have is img.photobucket.com/albums/v290/hyrulianjedi/golden sun/group/isaacvsfelix.png

But again, Isaac and Felix aren't necessarily the best illustrators of the trope on second thought, one would have to know that theyre both protagonists with similar gameplay mechanics and foils to each other.

edited 29th Apr '13 1:12:01 PM by Pikmintendo

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16 videogmer31429th Apr 2013 12:59:25 PM from that one place , Relationship Status: Yes, I'm alone, but I'm alone and free
[up] It's not working for me, either, and I have no filters to deal with.
17 SeptimusHeap29th Apr 2013 01:04:15 PM from Zurich, Switzerland , Relationship Status: Mu
Another Wizard boy
Are you sure the URL is correct?
Luigi & Luigi: Meme Team
More info on that image edited into previous post (irritating 10 minute post intervals...) and I'm out of ideas with that so unless anyone feels like they have a better image one of the preceding should work
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Oh, weird. Didnt notice the url STILL wasnt working until a bit ago, sorry about that. THIS ONE SHOULD WORK.
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20 AnotherDuck29th Apr 2013 08:03:12 PM from Stockholm , Relationship Status: In season
No, the other one.
It works. But not as a page image.
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[up]Yeah, thats what I acknowledged before. Personally I'm still fond of shadow link, but Wario and Mario or Sonic and Shadow could also work well.
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22 Enlong30th Apr 2013 07:14:42 AM from The Underground Facility , Relationship Status: is commanded toŚ WANK!
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I would prefer something like Isaac and Felix.

One thing about Mirror Boss is that it doesn't have to be an Evil Counterpart. The important bit is that it's a boss who fights like the protagonist does, as opposed to being some big monster thing.

Or even one who fights like previous protagonists: see Julius from Castlevania: Aria of Sorrow.

If we can get the "fights like you" across without making it look like it has to be an Evil Knockoff, thenI think that would be a very good image.
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[up]Yeah, thats why I was thinking about things like Isaac and Felix Wario and Mario Sonic and Shadow etc. Each are definitely mirror bosses but also their own characters instead of an Evil Knockoff made of Applied Phlebotinum.

I also thought of Souji and Adachi from Persona 4, Pit and Dark Pit from Kid Icarus: Uprising and Travis and Henry from No More Heroes but decided these 3 examples while fitting were too spoilery.
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24 Enlong30th Apr 2013 12:17:30 PM from The Underground Facility , Relationship Status: is commanded toŚ WANK!
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Is the No More Heroes example all that spoilery? Desperate Struggle's been out for years, and that boss is a semi-major ally in that one.

edited 30th Apr '13 12:17:39 PM by Enlong

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Luigi & Luigi: Meme Team
[up]Perhaps not, but the fact that you FIGHT him is a spoiler. Also, age of spoilers doesnt really matter, plot spoilers are plot spoilers.
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Image Pickin: Mirror Boss
10th May '13 6:07:00 AM
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