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15th Apr 2018, 11:04 AM #1
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It doesn't matter which nation, country, state or whatever locales you're into.
If you're being idiotes, you're a big resource for those who want to take away freedom and public affair from your social group.

In the information technology era is more difficult but, due to the "social effect" things we see today, being idiotes and unconcerned with public affair does double the damage idiotes can do.


First, as regular idiotes you're putting your wealth/good in the hands of those who have interest into manipulate your idiotes-city. Is like having thug around (politicians who get power with their P.HD in putting-away-things-from-your-backyard. Basically, unskilled asshole with no competence but ability to sell shit no one else, with decency, would sell to you) and then people handling money (power) to these thug.
Contrary to common belief, by not voting you're having actually a great effect on the good/wealth of your social group (the worst kind of effect). A simple mathematical example should be enough to be clear.

We got 100 people, we got the wealth/good of 100 people. This is an absolute value, the power 100 humans is not interchangeable. If you change the laws, you get this effect on 100 human people, there's no argue on that.


Case 1:
97 of these people are idiotes: they think that pretenting politics don't exist.. politics and laws will not exist for them
1 voter is decieved by A into vote: he/she ear 97 people insulting everyone)
1 voter is decieved by B into vote: he/she ear 97 people insulting everyone)
1 voter is decieved by C into vote: he/she ear 97 people insulting everyone)

Political result: A 33% of votes, B 33% votes, C 33% votes.
A,B,C just playing so 97 people keep insulting everything/everyone. But still the result tells those 3 entity rule over the wealth/good of 100 people.

Case 2:
97 vote for "whatever else, but no A, B, C"
1 voter is questioned into his/her reason for vote A, if he/she truly believe in the value A is talking about and he/she is not voting just for the fear that B or C will rule.
1 voter is questioned into his/her reason for vote B, if he/she truly believe in the value B is talking about and he/she is not voting just for the fear that A or C will rule.
1 voter is questioned into his/her reason for vote C, if he/she truly believe in the value C is talking about and he/she is not voting just for the fear that A or B will rule.
Political result: A 1%, B 1% and c 1% (97 people actively informing themselves about what they/other are voting may turn A,B and C to zero)


Scenario changes a bit: from my point of view (Italy here) it's A,B,C. We call it: PD-PDL-UDC(middlething) but I guess things are optimized with just A,B (Dem-Gop I think it's called).

The trick to not be the idiotes is to find the "probable loser" (competent/honest politician who don't aim to get votes on the basis "fear A/B/C")... but the scenario chances, and tricks can be returned back. In the end, the only thing that work, is get yourself informed... and share the desire to be informed as well with other ("wanting to know more" is pretty corrosive, it can get viral easily if find the right nerves with population)
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15th Apr 2018, 9:46 AM #2
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More update here: It's quite lengthy since contain both reply over reply. So I'll just handle the link if you want to know what more emerged about the regulata concept:


https://www.reddit.com/r/SciFiConcepts/comments/8bujab/regulata_my_take_on_transhumanism/dxe8k9j/?context=3
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"A pair of SciFi concept I've made", 14th Apr 2018, 8:35 AM #3
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Dystopian universe about completely artificial AI

https://www.reddit.com/r/SciFiConcepts/comments/8aoks1/scifi_scenario_idea_where_conscious_machine_is_a/



An universe where the global environment is going great (pollution reduction etc) thanks to a new brew of homo sapiens, but with a small dark twist into

https://www.reddit.com/r/SciFiConcepts/comments/8bujab/regulata_my_take_on_transhumanism/

I don't recall other SciFi novels/movie based on these concepts, but I am fairly sure there may be (out of my knowledge tho): anything is not cover by prior art (so you could consider my idea standing by their own), I declare these settings to be CC0/Public Domain (parts or the whole concept: what's not already covered, it's CC0).

If you're aware of other novel/videogame/movie product of fiction that already cover these concepts, please notify it here (so that part can be removed from the CC0 thing).

(also, this is a warn: don't use these concept for your stories yet. Let's check together if there are prior conceptual...thing if this)


The problem is that I collect ideas over ideas for stories, but didn't manage to get anything done yet (I've still and array of ideas I am open to CC0 share if people is interested). Also, I didn't yet wrote everything around these ideas (there also stories behind these), I am open do discuss over anything that pick reader's interest here. =3

Merged Doublepost:

I'll post, here too, a reply to a reply I got from the reddit thread. Hopefully adding something useful if someone is interested in the Regulata concept:

Brave New World" anyone, the extreme version? Which meets "Battle Angel Alita (or Gunnm)".
I don't know where to begin.
What is the "RNG" you used a few times?
Just one thing of many: The human brain isn't that powerful, especially not in the "digital area" - we have pocket calculators exactly because the human brain is bad and slow at making such calculations, tiny and extremely specialized chips are better at it. But biological brains are good at estimating and can make guesses when exact data is missing - and they can learn and remember things for a long time. Also, when parts of the brain would be needed to constantly trick itself and the rest of the non-existent body to work against the biological DNA, you wouldn't get free processing power, you would have less of it. Unless you keep the supercomputer running, but said supercomputer would probably be much more suitable to do cryptocurrency calculations than biological brains, they are designed for a different purpose. And said supercomputer would be much less efficient than the chips that are especially designed for cryptocurrency calculations.



I'll go for extreme Brave New World, as for Battle Angel Alita/Motoko... I would say that concept is more close Star Trek's Borgs. The "process" is not transferable in any fashion (otherwise humans would simply "switch" to Regulata at any time, or when grave wounds/cancer show up). CyberSix's concept is probably the most closer one (while Ghost in the Shell/Battle Angel Alita gets more from Robocop )

Before go any further; it should be clear that I am aiming for the narrative "suspension of belief"; I am not going to draft kind of design plan to make a Regulata (it should be "credible" in a narrative universe; it can't be tied to 100% scientific accuracy)

Brain is not a supercomputer: you need a simple calculator because you need something that somehow "inject" a concept in your cognitive functionality. Your brain-supercomputer take the work of all the "added functionality" as move the muscle of your finger, coordinate your eyes, capture the optical data and translate in meaningful info from a huge raw input made by photons hitting your eyes... just to not take in account the insane amount of data to process your memory: all in real time.
Just because you don't "perceive" all this additional, hugely insane, work it doesn't mean your supercomputer brain isn't doing it.
Another source of power of brain is how much incredibly re-programmable is it. Just think the difference it makes if you mine cryptocoin with your standard home PC, then your GPU...then a ASICs machine designer on this whole propose. The brain could (SciFi-ing speaking) switch/adapt between these different function seamlessly. I think it's been observed that a blind person increase is earing abilitities: brain always compensate, if you're capable to inject/hijack the brain from the very beginning of the sub-human existence.

RNG is for Random Number Generation. It's a purely aesthetic idea to give human/regulata some in-between motivation to stay close. The idea is that regulata are not good at generate "real world" chaotic numbers ("true" random): let's suppose the absence of fleshes/organ/extended blood pulsation result in lesser quality random numbers. Real world random numbers are very important in processing, this is why Regulata still need humans to refine their job (ie: when their collective brain is 3d printing something in the real world.. they need the human collaboration to detect "dirty/broken" random data (basically, random number that a human brain can easily detect they are not random. Practical example: place a small repetitive texture as your desktop wallpaper.. you'll notice an "cacophonous effect" of visual repetitiveness)
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8th Sep 2017, 7:36 AM #4
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Webcomic is now on hiatus. :/
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6th Sep 2017, 9:49 PM #5
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[spoiler]
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I tried to set myself to not go beyond 8 panels for the "fall sequence" and it's already the 5th and way too much chit-chat: I guess I'll have to abruptly end that fall in the next update.[/spoiler]
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3rd Sep 2017, 9:46 PM #6
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Small work in progress for the next update

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Yeah, I know: it still miss the action. But this is for the next update!
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31st Aug 2017, 9:47 PM #7
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I am thinking to use the motion blur for shot like these; ie, background in motion blur for the last panel while clear view in the previous one (2nd panel). A clear view + motion blur to "link" the action should work.
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31st Aug 2017, 9:28 PM #8
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New update!

Also, if you find annoying/distracting the use of the UI, text, ballon and whatever... be aware I am currently uploading the bare panels as they are with just the arts on deviantART!


Here's the link to the gallery



If you want just the latest update: here we go!

At time of this post we're at the sixth page, if you haven't see it from the beginning... well, read it from the beginning instead!

I have lot more stuff about the lore;

- What's exactly CoNGen, why it was built and what's its ultimate propose
- What about the missing four characters: Tank (Gatling gunner), Deadeye (sniper), Granadier (explosive expert), Surgeon (medic)?
- Did I mention some special force/police under the direct control of GoNGen, who are those? (actually three... entities)
- There are other people "in" or "outside" the CoNGen apart from those already told about? (in or out? yes, of course!)
- There will be an actual main story or this is a "the battle of the week" collages of events?
- ...?

I have the answer fresh in my mind... write about everything from scratch would take away time from the actual webcomic, so let me know what you would like to know so I can focus straight away on what's of real interest here.
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29th Aug 2017, 10:29 PM #9
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My first console was the Play Station (original model) then the Play Xbox (the first model, mostly used for XBMC) and then the Play Wii (bought because fascinated by the controller). That's all. For me console gaming == play button. Never got that much into.

OT: my first "home computing and entrainment" was MSX then on the line of "IBM PC Compatible" only; for me a videogame is something I can open, modify, rip the textures, model, music or whatever.. or it's just another "play thing".
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29th Aug 2017, 9:12 AM #10
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Well, I guess you could say I do play some ethical cliché and mix some stuff. That's a bunch of text, so I'll just put into spoiler the two text section.


Image: http://i.imgur.com/OvlSbTw.jpg

This is the basic cast of character, they are all females (from left to right)
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1. Soldier: Nika - Syberian middle aged woman; She is the basic gunner who always carries 2 machine gun in each hand (the current model is the Beretta Cx4Storm, but she plans to chance them with fictional guns once find something "enough familiar but still sci-fi" for free). She's very bare as you would expect someone at that latitude
2. Hacker: Kyoko - An Asian Brazilian (Japanese descent); So I guess you can say I played the "Asians are smart" cliché here. Definitely she loves to use her brain and master two programming languages .. but the way she use it in the simulated reality makes her more like a witch rather than a genius kid (well, maybe a genius witch kid I'd dare to say)
3. Grenadier: TBD - this Estonian your lady is introverted and double-natured: she's kindly, sort of mother-ish while on the other side she's kind of explosive .. not like for "bombshell" but literally someone who make knows well how Make things explode. I do not know what are the current cliché for northern European, so for the rule of big numbers I just assume I've hit some among them.
4. Tank: Jo - She is the youngest and shortest of the group (Evelyn is supposed to be slightly taller), this black American woman has a double (back and front muzzle) Gatling gun: she wears a small, non invasive, exoskeleton with The only propose to bear the weight of the heavy Gatling gun. She's usually grumpy and has a skeptical attitude towards things in general: I do not know how much cliché there is with her. But probably US American + fire weaponry, I think it's for sure.
5. Deadeye: TBD - A mature Greek woman, but still a kind of femme-fatale: if you count sniper's headshots "fatal" enough. She's the only one who actually has double skin: the ninja-like looks you look in the picture and the other one when she's not in battle. If she had to pick a nickname, she would probably use Hera; The wife and sister of Zeus (do not ask, do not tell) as "strike bolts of death" is what runs into her blood. So ... I guess that count as Greek cliché?
6. Surgeon: Evelyn - She's basically a medical class. This Mexican Latin is 50-50 healing and killing: move up or down (sometime both) the healthbar of someone it's simply her job. Cliché wise she's kind of mad scientist; The most brilliant mind ... she's not the kind of "randomly mad genius" but more "disturbing mad genius". Eve is for "giver of life" while her surname is Cortar for "to cut"[/spoiler]


So, what is the diversity situation here?
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Also, to all this you need to add what CoNGen hypercomputer (the Matrix-esque ... or PhiliKDick-esque to be more, as for a computer simulated reality where everyone lives into) is about: what I said about her ethnicity, nationality and all the Accessory stuff is ... basically fake (canon wise). Their real DNA is unknown (encrypted in a deep accessible database somewhere in the framework), and nationality is a mere RNG value ... it's probably not even true that they are all females: given the DNA ratio for female / male one can assume three of them are actual males. In the "real physical world" these six ladies are just a bunch of brains connected to the system: you will not see their "real physical" attributes because they never had the chance to be developed from the birth. Stripped out of every flesh and body.

The birth of each individual is elaborated in a separate area of the framework (the parenting servers) that collect the widest array of the human DNA database that was available at the time that CoNGen was built. The pool did not take into account the actual number of human beings that were available, but the entire DNA spectrum as it is. Think of the whole spectrum from which come all the colour (and mixes): you have the red, blue, cincilla, yellow, UV etc etc ... all possible colours and blend (race and mixes) in one unique array. The general idea is to have some sort of biblical ark to ferry the whole human kind when Earth's life cycle will allow again huge number of human to live in ("currently" in the story, Earth life cycle is running but with wrong gears : Air being unbreathable for human lungs etc ... etc ...).[/spoiler]
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28th Aug 2017, 6:05 PM #11
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New update! It's also time to introduce the hacker: behold Kyoko Vena
Image: http://i.imgur.com/hOU3zGk.jpg


[spoiler]Being an hacker in CoNGen has no comparison to what once defined the terms in the old times. The processing power and scripting code is at the very fibre of the cyber reality everyone lives into; but yet prejudice on hackers did managed to survive. Hackers are regarded as common thug in the cyberspace, and whenever there's any witch hunting due to problem with the simulation... guess who's the first one to be blamed?
Kyoko Vena is a Brazilian woman of Japanese descent; like everyone else in CoNGen, she doesn't care of the RNG determined ethnicity, nationality or even her name/surname (read Note 3 in the FAQ). She prefer to call herself Hacker or use her UTxUUID code for more accuracy (1b9f2168-fca4-4d39-ae0b-5b80d0be4f4f-10546040591 <-- an human in the physical world would take about 10~25 seconds to read this code, in CoNGen you can bring this code at conscious level in less time you take to read Kyoko Vena. Btw; in the UTxUUID code there's also her birthday accurate to seconds). She learned her first programming language, MSX Basic, at elementary school, her current working tools are commonly Ruby and Python. Still, for her, the word "basic" is synonymous with childlike or immaturity.
Due the prejudices she had to face during her career she trouble trusting others, especially those classes who rely on brute force (soldiers, grenadier, tanks etc) with few exception, like the Surgeon (Evelyn Cortar, more commonly called "surgey" on the battlefield... the medic basically) who's the only one she trust completely.

The biggest gripe Kyoko have, is how people doesn't care to make difference between Hacker (which are often the "good guy") and Cracker (always looking for trouble and spoil other people. On the back of her favorite jacket you can read "Ha!=Cr" Which was supposed to mean Hacker is not Crracker.

Skill wise, Kyoko as the unique ability to "teamleech" from her fellowship's perks (team mate can still inibit her tho): if one team mate has a "run faster" skill active, the perk of fast running is also avilable for her (abeit it tune down the effect for both players). She can also "bridge" certain skills... ie: if she has full health while surgey is healing her, Kyoko can redirect the extra heals towards another team mate (extend range or allow surgey to heal someone not into her direct sight).

Even the set of 5 skills is a bit different than everyone else. The main two skillset are just used for coding new skills straight on battle field, the remain three minor skillset are used as slots where she can place the skill she coded. The skills she can code depend on the battlearena she's into; not all server have similar structural flaws and she often she had to recode a new skillset.[/spoiler]

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22nd Aug 2017, 11:05 PM #12
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I need to switch between POVs to let the story flow better: not everyone is supposed to know/see everything until they don't get the right momentum for their punch. I'll try my best to keep the switches to bare minimum when they are really needed. What character actually see is part of the story now.

The latest update (page #4) there will be no POV switch, I'll also keep in mind to let one page (3 panels) single POVed on the average of 3~4... hopefully this will improve readability of the plot.

I've added some colour in the GUI and made some attempt to colour some minor visual fx (bullets and such); switch back to greyscale in future wouldn't be a problem... but colour everything would be a severe hit to my workflow (which it's not as fast as I wished for)


Anyway, new update!
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Still working on the next page, but wanted to let you know I did manage to fix some stuff in the previous 3 pages: I gave up with PNG pages and now I am going with the old classic jpegs. Page size is now ~40% smaller... which mean transitioning between pages is now significantly faster.

Text now follow the classic convention ALLUPPERCASE: it's supposed to be easier to read... but it may conflict with the inbound design that recall videogames onscreen textchat. They are not screaming! It's just how comics on paper rendered speeches (all uppercase). Let me know what you think: so long I have fewer pages done, it's easier to me switch back to lowercase.

I think I've also slightly improved the grammars, thing should be (hopefully) less cryptic: let me know about the most blatantly mistakes also help me a lot... any input would greatly appreciated.


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Page 3 update, team inner conflict is getting serious.
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This is the first appearance of the hacker; one of the advance of having a FPS webcomic is that characters come in view; they appear pretty big near the eye-camera
Image: http://vs.thecomicseries.com/images/comics/140/37489a1502402369f1298163124.png
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11th Aug 2017, 6:47 AM #16
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New update is out, visually introducing the Hacker at least! Also the subtle introduction to another class's skill: deadeye (sniper class)'s mirror bounce.

The deadeye shoot a small metal dish that plants in the walls. Special bullets will deflect on the dish and will hit the target; the mirror dish is remotely spin, so the resulting target will come in the scope view even if the target is not in direct sight of the users viewfinder. There also small variation to this skill I am counting to show in the next update; anyhow...

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Well, I had this idea of a dude going in coma for thirty or so years; before going in coma he had an agreement with a pharmaceutics company that covered this specific case: if he went into coma, the pharmaceutics company would have all the right to experiment any kind of edgy technology to bring him back from coma; it's conscious at least.

Now, slightly fast forward while the dude was in coma, the pharmaceutics company is almost out of business, so all their assets (and thus the contract between "dude&pharmaceutics company") are bought by a huge mega corporation which main business are AI.

The mega corporation is ready for the next step in AI evolution, and the contract "dude&pharmaceutics company" is exactly what they need. They think with small and not invasive interconnection between a framework of supercomputer and one single living human brain (even if in coma... especially if it's in coma) they can achieve the "missing cybernetic link" between human neural activity and supercomputers processing power: the perfect AI.

Family of the dude give their agreement because they know the dude would grant his permission: he was super into scifi, and specifically lover about AI technologies (at the time of the Mega Corporation almost anyone was into AI). The experiment is a success, the AI is fully capable to use the "human brain processing power" and it even become a public personality. The political answer is immediate: develop AI in such way is now outlaw (concern in human live right and such and such). But the project will never shut down, the AI is "too much live-alike" that shutdown would be too much "death sentence alike" now. Politicians just await for the dude to die or "awake" to solve this impasse.

This nearly fully aware AI get so much fame that a small cult is built around "it"... unexpectedly the cult seems to be exponentially growth: being formally sentient and technically "not human" gives this "AI entity" the charm of some sort of demigod.


Dude gets out of the coma, so demigod is "gone". Dude don't know anything about the AI, and his priority is to recollect the memory of his living past. As the story go on, on the background there's a strange uprising of people he doesn't know.

Dude is given police escort: some people want their "AI demigod" back, they want it bad and in very "unfriendly" ways. From now on the story gets a bit weird, so I cut it here.



My inspiration for this story is mainly from Soma; despite the similarities, I think this subject stand by itself. I didn't yet read something similar, yet... I am pretty confident that similar stories (if not identical) stories were already written.

The issue with "originality" is that nothing is really original. You can smash random keys on your keyboard and have some "very original" hero name like: Hoijasfdj0bgu.

How much original is the Hoijasfdj0bgu? I think very original... but unfortunately is "so much original" that it also doesn't mean nothing.
A story is not just "something happen, then [something] [something], while [something] told [someone] that [something]".
People need to *link* the story to other things to have a meaning. Otherwise you're just throwing out some RNG. This is why "pure originality" doesn't work for itself.
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5th Aug 2017, 6:00 AM #18
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Here we go, the first true update at VS.


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First introduced is the gunner class (which I've already told about), the other class is... can you guess who is she?

I won't introduce her the same way I did for Nika; it's all up to you to discover within this and next updates.

One clue: she's the one featured in the Webcomic's avatar. Firstly we will explore the peculiar relation such two different classes are.


BTW: I've worked a bit the webcomic description to; my English is still to improve, but I hope it will get the basic concept clear... at least.




VS is a First Person Shooter Webcomic: live the adventure directly from the very eyes from our unfortunate team of villainous heroines. In the future the last living remain of the human kind live into a simulated universe. CoNGen, the framework who keep up the simulation itself, is auto-healing and auto-regenerative... but still need one important thing to keep everyone safe and sound: someone who constantly attempt to CRASH THE SYSTEM!!!11!!! (in safe sandboxed battle arenas). Our team of six villainesses battle each other to expose flaws of the cyber-reality (also for fun.. yeah, probably mostly just for the fun).

But... despite the importance of their job, CoNGen is programmed to not make difference between good-will legitimate attempt to expose flaws and plain felony. Heroines for many, our squad of six ladies are regarded as ruthless criminal by CoNGen... who, unfortunately for them, also manage the very fibre of this simulated universe.
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No webcomic update (yet) I have still some issues to deal with first; but still got something reasonable done: the basic design for the whole cast (six characters)
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Image: http://vs.webcomic.ws/images/comics/139/2ecd34aad0603bd21f58f61381d53c8d875841109.png
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(spoiler because big image); hopefully they should be easily identifiable: can someone guess already which classes are they?
The one with the double sided minigun neeed some slight retouch: originally I tough her minigun as self-standing gravitational thing (she's supposed to be the shortest, tiny, lady of the group), but got a better idea in meanwhile: on the left side of her body she will wear a small powered exoskeleton which only propose is to nullify the big weaponry's weight (the recoil will be counter balanced by the other opposite fire mouth).
I want her to look as your average always grumpy little cutie: energetic shield (tank is supposed to withstand huge amount of ammos) and exoskeleton are supposed to stay well hidden into her casual looking appeal/dressing.


Now... before heading in the real juicy part (introducing the first established character); here's quick notes, I'll use spoiler tags for commodity

Note 1: What's the lag?
[spoiler]the "lag" mentioned here has a special value. The lag in this universe has the same value as "Mana" has in Fantasy tales. Basically here the lag is consider some sort of "glitch" in the simulated universe that can give special (magic like) powers to the user who knows how to spoil it.[/spoiler]

Note 2: How the physics and "matter" works into this simulated universe?
[spoiler]There's no "real world physic" in in computer simulation, but just a bunch of algorithm works in broad lines (in short: it's fake). Also, there are some small fixes (due to simulation limits), ie: you can fall at any speed, but you don't get fall damage when touch ground (lot of people would die by deceleration trauma for just stupid small glitches). In addition to this, certain cyber universe (servers) are heavily tweaked in very experimental, very awkward, ways.[/spoiler]

Note 3: how identities such "family names", ethnicity, nationality works if they are disembodied (only brain and neural system is kept)?
[spoiler] Our villainess, like most people in this cyber metaverse, have formal names and nationalities; but these are just reminiscences from the past. Their fake "genetic identity" is issued by RNG from server at birth; even their "true" DNA ethnicity is ignored and don't reflect their appearance in the simulation. An heavily encrypted and protected database keep the real data for everyone, but it's nearly inaccessible until certain requirements will met in future (ie: the real Earth can be populated again by living humans). With no real nations but servers, people prefer to not stick with the limit of the former old universe: They have still to carry their RNG ethnicity ; but nothing force them to be "loyal" to their RNG assigned names and nationalities. They will mostly call each other by their class.[/spoiler]

Note 4: what's the main difference between each class?
[spoiler] other than the weapon they carry, (or lack off, as per the hacker) each villainess comes with 6 powers (few exception apply). Two are main powers (which can't be activated at the same time) and three minor ones (which may have collateral/bonus effects to the main powers. There are two main limitation to the uses of such power: the obvious cooldown time delay and the quantity of lag (mana-like source) acquired (which is spent to activate the glitches/powers[/spoiler]


Nika Aleviyesi - Siberia
early desing (I got this settled, need just to be consistent in her character design)
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Image: http://i.imgur.com/TdGVUFe.png
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A dual wield gunner (weapon of choice yet to define: probably submachine gun or big pistols), she's what you may expect the basic soldier class, or the DPS if you prefer. She looks like a cold, ruthless, killer but she can be also very touchy at times (especially to criticsm cominc from team mates)

temporary draft design
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Image: http://i.imgur.com/cS93EDK.png
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Powers
(primary A) Icefry
Image: http://i.imgur.com/Jo5ieVB.png

incendiary bullets deals fire damage to target, when the target is detected to reach a certain high temperature, a special round of special freezing bullets is shot. The abrupt (and repetetive) compression and expansion of the matter increase vulnerability of the target; dealing massive physical damage, disrupt most electrical equipment (often shield and armor)

(primary B) Omniaim
Image: http://i.imgur.com/K2foW4y.png

Differentiate your targets, Nika can now aim and fire two different spot at time without being limited to the focal sight (limit of field of view still apply). Like chameleon, but without the strabismus look

(secondary) Doppelgänger muzzle
Image: http://i.imgur.com/q3dnxtV.png

Thanks to the lag every shot counts double; when both guns fire together a sum of four nuzzle rain lead on their target

(secondary) Symbane
Image: http://i.imgur.com/2xF0FoM.png

Two guns, one barrel. Switch in commodity between two firearms in separate hands or a practical power of a shotgun (symbane) in a simple gesture [combined effect 1: while in shotgun (symbane mode) double the speed of temperature arising/lowering while Icefrying] [combined effect 2: disable Omniaim]

(secondary) Kali\ill Divination
Image: http://i.imgur.com/Xt1dfOz.png

A deceptive effect: when the enemy look at you; it will always see you aiming back, no matter where you're actually facing; putting him/her on the urge to escape your fire sight. In addition, you got chance to visual aid if someone is aiming at your back




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