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abdul666lw Inactive Member13 Aug 2012 1:24 p.m. PST

or a whole brotherhood / sisterhood of them.

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I know this video game link only through Youtube YouTube link but the little I saw has gaming potential -even for the 18th C.

- The mission: to lift the curse changing periodically a lovely young woman into a murdering monster. Not an uncommon curse YouTube link -think also, without the murderous aspect, Ladyhawke en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ladyhawke and the old French tale YouTube link of the White Doe YouTube link If you don't want magic, for a 'Sci-Fi explanation' the 'curse' can be the long lasting effect of a Dr Jekyll & Mr Hyde-type drug, triggering cataclysmic crises by night time.

- The character: in a Lacepulp alternate 18th C. where monsters exist -even if parents "My mommy always said there were no monsters no real ones but there are" and governments deny knowledge- a (secret) society of professional, alchemically-enhanced YouTube link monster hunters is almost compulsory.
Figurines-wise, a swashbuckler in 18th C. clothes: a 'leader' from a pirates range, a highwayman or more 'topically' a 'Gevaudan' type such as Fenryll chasseur de sorciere

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link (also Brigade Games?)
Now in 'alternate' 18th C. not a few women take a 'manly' life and profession, so what about a sorceliere? The A Touch of Evil game link contains suitable (if not great) minis of both sexes
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available separately but there is a rich choice of female fighting minis that could be simply converted -give them a basket-hilted broadsword and a crossbow slung across the back and a quiver of bolts (supposedly some silver-tipped, some of naked wood), accessories widely available in 'medieval' ranges -Freebooter & others also have pistols, to be hanging from the waistbelt or / and strapped to the thighs, blunderbusses, muskets link
If in suitable size, the 'NOT Anna Valerious"
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'Lahmiane' link looks like a natural choice.

Farstar Inactive Member13 Aug 2012 4:46 p.m. PST

You had already linked a more fantastic (or "stupid", as some opinions went) potential member last week: TMP link

abdul666lw Inactive Member13 Aug 2012 9:50 p.m. PST

laugh yes, if given a tricorne grin
Indeed a touch of… lightness / fickleness -even of comical relief- would be welcome in the grim atmosphere surrounding such character.

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Geralt of Rivia, the Witcher, already has 18th C. equivalent (shades of the Eternal Champion?) Vol de Galle the Marquis link
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Both are more and more eaten away by the observation that not a few humans, specially in the High Places, are worse than the monsters they fight. Thus, yes, a touch of… perhaps not too serious feminine tenderness wink would lighten the inherent gloominess of the character.

Farstar Inactive Member14 Aug 2012 10:26 a.m. PST

yes, if given a tricorne

Not hard, with the hat she's already got on.

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