Boon: Should Rain be in MK11?
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RE: Boon: Should Rain be in MK11?
01/24/2015 09:24 AM EST
That vega-like Rain is awesome! Why didn't they use it instead of the rather boring ninja in MK9?
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RE: Boon: Should Rain be in MK11?
01/24/2015 09:31 AM EST
Yes, but only if he's actually part of the storyline this time around.

I liked how his MK9 story portrayed him as a flip-flopper, and I'd like that to be a major part of his character. If Daegon also comes back, then both he and Rain should interact with one another in the story mode.

I'd also like his "upside-down" fatality to return, as I thought it was hilarious.

As for the people who say he's a joke character and shouldn't return because of that, here are two other fan favorites who started out as jokes: Ermac, and Noob Saibot. So Rain is a Purple Rain pun. Ermac was a glitch, and Noob, well, it's pretty obvious what he was in the beginning.

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RE: Boon: Should Rain be in MK11?
01/24/2015 09:41 AM EST
It wouldn't make sense if they don't put Rain in this game, if only as a cameo... He would want the throne of outworld for himself.
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RE: Boon: Should Rain be in MK11?
01/24/2015 10:48 AM EST
unleash_your_tounge Wrote:
I really liked the first concept a lot, but ultimately something that's more of a mix between them would do him justice.





Looks like a fucking reverse ninja turtle or something in that concept design.

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RE: Boon: Should Rain be in MK11?
01/25/2015 08:43 AM EST
If Daegon also comes back, then both he and Rain should interact with one another in the story mode.


This would be so awesome!

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RE: Boon: Should Rain be in MK11?
01/25/2015 08:53 AM EST
WeaponTheory Wrote:
unleash_your_tounge Wrote:
I really liked the first concept a lot, but ultimately something that's more of a mix between them would do him justice.





Looks like a fucking reverse ninja turtle or something in that concept design.


Isn't that superb!?

I always thought his outfit should be mainly black and gold with purple trimmings. Plus that underwear thing going on is no worse than this stuff -
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RE: Boon: Should Rain be in MK11?
01/25/2015 12:26 PM EST
LordKotal Wrote:
It wouldn't make sense if they don't put Rain in this game, if only as a cameo... He would want the throne of outworld for himself.


Exactly! As soon as Kahn was gone he would already be moving pieces around to get the throne for himself. But of course, NRS will never acknowledged him as a serious character.

So of course they didn't treat this as a possibility. Heck I'm willing to bet it is mentioned at some time during the comic and you get one panel of Mileena ripping his head off or Goro bashing him out of the way because fuck the guy who wears purple right NRS?

Wouldn't surprise me with how they have been treating some of the post trilogy characters.
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RE: Boon: Should Rain be in MK11?
01/26/2015 01:10 AM EST
Yes, I suppose he should but I truly look forward to Rain fighting any Sub Zero, weakened beforehand or not; I mean even Kano got to win against SZ. Rain may or may not have it in him to win against a cryomancer, nevertheless, a story confrontation is all I want. Water vs ice! Fatalities are optional.
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RE: Boon: Should Rain be in MK11?
01/31/2015 10:05 PM EST
Why not he's Mortal Kombats only gay character .
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RE: Boon: Should Rain be in MK11?
01/31/2015 10:21 PM EST
I wished Rain returned for the next game if he doesn't come back in MKX.

He would've been the "Vegeta" of MK. Probably with a touch of Vega.
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RE: Boon: Should Rain be in MK11?
01/31/2015 10:30 PM EST
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Why not he's Mortal Kombats only gay character .


Gay how? He dated Kitana.

however on your idea............I thought that Rain and Fujin would be a great couple to counter Johnny and Sonya.

Just a thought.
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RE: Boon: Should Rain be in MK11?
01/31/2015 10:48 PM EST
Red herring.

He can still be in MKX, all of what this means is that he might ALSO be in 11
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RE: Boon: Should Rain be in MK11?
02/01/2015 12:24 AM EST
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Blue-Mario Wrote:
Why not he's Mortal Kombats only gay character .


Gay how? He dated Kitana.

however on your idea............I thought that Rain and Fujin would be a great couple to counter Johnny and Sonya.

Just a thought.

When did he date kitana , in mk3 there was a alliance but dating ? But anyway from the way rain moves to just his style caught me as gay , as for Fujn. ....do gods even care for sex ?
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RE: Boon: Should Rain be in MK11?
02/01/2015 12:43 AM EST
Blue-Mario Wrote:
Why not he's Mortal Kombats only gay character .


No no no that would be SubZero and Smoke. wink

Rain is more a Vega/Gaston from Beauty and the Beast type character. Very full of himself, very narcissistic, but very handsome. I mean he could be gay, but I don't really see it.
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RE: Boon: Should Rain be in MK11?
02/01/2015 12:55 AM EST
Do people really think Rain is going to be relegated to DLC for the second MK game in a row?
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RE: Boon: Should Rain be in MK11?
02/01/2015 01:12 AM EST
Whether he's in or not, we desperately need more Edenians.
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RE: Boon: Should Rain be in MK11?
02/01/2015 02:54 AM EST
God I hope he makes it in to MKX, but it really, really wouldn't surprise me if he didn't. I wonder if he at least gets a mention in the story mode?
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RE: Boon: Should Rain be in MK11?
02/01/2015 10:17 AM EST
He's a demi-god and the true protector of Edenia. He deserves a shot at redemption I'd say. But, how do you know he's gay?
He's a knock off of the song "purple rain" sung by Prince. While Prince is a glam-pop/rock singer he is indeed straight.
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RE: Boon: Should Rain be in MK11?
02/01/2015 10:44 AM EST
What? No bitchy sarcastic comments? No "RAIN FUCKING SUCKS!!1111"?

Well I'll be damned, child, 'tis a brighter day.

At this point I shall not read into this. Don't have enough energy.

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RE: Boon: Should Rain be in MK11?
02/01/2015 11:55 AM EST
Rain is actually the only fanboy favorite whom I support as well. Never made sense to me that he was left out the MK9 initial roster.

That being said he will always be a victim of the "Bigger fish to fry" syndrome. Seems also, that he'll only appear if all the other original ninjas are there as well. So if it means we need Noob/Smoke in the MKX roster to see Rain as well, then I'll pass. I'm way over the ninjas now. The current foursome we have right now is where it should stop.
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RE: Boon: Should Rain be in MK11?
02/01/2015 01:21 PM EST
ProfesserAhnka Wrote:
What? No bitchy sarcastic comments? No "RAIN FUCKING SUCKS!!1111"?




RAIN FUCKING SUCKS!!1111


Okay, we got that little nugget out of the way. Thread may carry on as usual.
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RE: Boon: Should Rain be in MK11?
02/01/2015 03:57 PM EST
Blue-Mario Wrote:
When did he date kitana?


MK: Defenders of the Realm.

Not really canon, but still.

MK has never mentioned orientations before, nor should they start now.

IF, for some god-awful reason, they canonically say he's gay, he's fierce. If he's not, he's STILL fierce! Love me some Rain. Always have.

But leaving thread before my fanboyism reaches critical mass.
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RE: Boon: Should Rain be in MK11?
02/01/2015 05:13 PM EST
Why the hell are people so concerned about his sexual orientation? Just because he wears purple? Jesus.
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RE: Boon: Should Rain be in MK11?
02/02/2015 12:02 AM EST
I'd think he'd make for a perfect homosexual character, Hsu Hao can't be alone now can he?
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RE: Boon: Should Rain be in MK11?
02/02/2015 04:04 AM EST
Rain is in love with himself, not with another guy.

Purple is the color of royal and power as it is a combination of two primary colors blue and red, pink is the gay-color.

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