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Favorite depiction of Dracula?
« on: April 07, 2014, 12:13:56 PM »
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Chronicles Dracula, in my humble opinion, still remains the best depiction of him. It's like Christopher Lee's gentlemanly-appearance was throughly Kojima-fied and it's fantastic. Defintely captures both his suaveness along with his monstrous nature. A nice contrast with Simon's appearance which is both savage and elegant.

I also dug his appearance in PoR. A nice throwback to the latter-day years.
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Re: Favorite depiction of Dracula?
« Reply #1 on: April 07, 2014, 12:29:32 PM »
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I'm partial to his Order of Ecclesia look.

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Re: Favorite depiction of Dracula?
« Reply #2 on: April 07, 2014, 02:02:53 PM »
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Even though the old school entries are my favorites, I gotta admit I love the character design for the Dracula X Chronicles version of Drac the most.


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Re: Favorite depiction of Dracula?
« Reply #3 on: April 08, 2014, 12:43:53 AM »
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His SotN appearance and his Curse of Darkness look.  I think that his face in CoD is a slightly more realistic version of his SotN look, and I prefer it ever so slightly.  However, I prefer his SotN costume.  Refined, elegant nobleman, but very sinister and menacing at the same time.
  I must say however that I do also love the design of Gabula, even if he s a million miles away from his classic counterpart's appearances. :)  He had really good looks, his red coat was awesome.  He came across as complete badass not to be messed with.  The refined appearance of his classic counterpart would not have fitted with him, considering his background.
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Re: Favorite depiction of Dracula?
« Reply #4 on: April 15, 2014, 01:30:22 PM »
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No love for zombie Dracula but turns out to be a painting all along?

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Re: Favorite depiction of Dracula?
« Reply #5 on: April 16, 2014, 03:27:08 AM »
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Oh yeah, gotta love the Vampire Killer Drac. Especially the manual artwork that's just a picture of Lugosi with hand drawn fangs and Alice Cooper makeup added:

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Re: Favorite depiction of Dracula?
« Reply #6 on: April 16, 2014, 12:03:20 PM »
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Re: Favorite depiction of Dracula?
« Reply #7 on: April 16, 2014, 03:43:46 PM »
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No love for zombie Dracula but turns out to be a painting all along?


For some reason, this Dracula's sprite always reminded me of Eustace. Must be the chin.

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Re: Favorite depiction of Dracula?
« Reply #8 on: April 25, 2014, 04:32:59 PM »
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Gotta love SCVIV Dracula, looks like a fat middle age man who's havin an heart attack over some way too much spicy double bacon cheeseburger


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Re: Favorite depiction of Dracula?
« Reply #9 on: April 25, 2014, 04:42:05 PM »
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Mine.
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Re: Favorite depiction of Dracula?
« Reply #10 on: April 25, 2014, 04:46:42 PM »
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CV IV's sprite is what does it for me. I've always liked Dracula being monstrously tall, and he looks pretty damn suave in it. He may not have a monster form, but his skeletal face is pretty menacing.

The Arranged mode in Chronicles is also damn nice. Again, super tall—even taller this time—and the addition of a giant-clawed monster form.
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Re: Favorite depiction of Dracula?
« Reply #11 on: April 27, 2014, 10:43:44 PM »
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Another vote for Chronicles. That staff evokes Dracula's sorcerous side, which I don't think any other depiction of his really does.

Second goes to SOTN's. It's become iconic to me.

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Re: Favorite depiction of Dracula?
« Reply #12 on: April 28, 2014, 04:02:27 AM »
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I gotta say I like the Chronicles (Arranged mode) sprite more than Kojima's art. Her illustrations still make him look a bit too debonaire, while in the sprite he looks more monstrous but not without elegance. It kind of fits my idea of Dracula having charm to him, but he's still a devil and frightening in appearance. Somewhere between Max Schreck and Bela Lugosi.

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Re: Favorite depiction of Dracula?
« Reply #13 on: April 28, 2014, 05:58:11 AM »
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My Dracula beats up your Dracula.


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Re: Favorite depiction of Dracula?
« Reply #14 on: April 30, 2014, 04:12:15 AM »
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Mine.

Well to be fair that's coppola / eiko ishioka 's

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