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There’s a character for each of us in fantasy games

FROM classic crusaders to modern heroines, the characters of choice were certainly varied when we asked you what your favourite character would be when it came to war gaming and role playing.

Favourites from Minecraft, to popular figures like Mario, Lara Croft Tomb Raider and Mortal Kombat heroes, Gladstone residents all had their own unique take on who they would choose as their persona.

Aiden Kies was a Mortal Kombat fan, who couldn't go past one of the all-time warriors.

"Scorpion out of Mortal Kombat the original, he was awesome when I was a kid," Mr Kies said.

James Giovannangelo had a slightly more obscure hero of choice, possibly not the first to spring to most minds.

"Toad because he's got a mushroom on his head," he said.

When it came to online wargaming, Call of Duty was head and shoulders above the rest as a crowd favourite.

For the ladies, Lara Croft was still a hero for some.

Jenna Thompson is a massive Tomb Raider fan.

"Lara Croft, she's hot and she's an independent woman," Ms Thompson said.

Even Harry Potter fans were vocal about their hero of choice.

For Ellen McIntyre it's all about Hermione.

"I would have to be Hermione Granger because she's awesome, she's smart and she's Emma Watson," she said.

Comment below with who you would pick and buy a copy of The Observer on Saturday for a fun, special report on the world of wargamers and role-playing.

Topics:  characters, fantasy, gaming, gladstone




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