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A Cast of Thousands: Miles 'Tails' Prower


There, I did it there so you gits don't have to do it in the comments OK?

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There's the last point about Tails, for all his skills and ability, he remains insecure and unsure about doing stuff by himself. While he's perfectly happy chasing Sonic or running alongside him or even flying him around whenever he seems to go off on his own he ends up getting into trouble. See the opening to Sonic Adventure where the very first Sonic level involves rescuing Tails after he crashes the Tornado. That probably explains best why I like Tails, for a character who on paper is in every way Sonic's superior it needs to be remembered that in terms of game time he's barely through puberty and carries all the clumsyness that his relative immaturity brings with it.

For now Tails remains a support character, as his story develops though it should be asked how much longer before the apprentice bests the master? If Sonic is getting a bit old for this sort of thing, could Tails replace him? I certainly don't see why not. He's a character I link a lot to my own traits and experiences and whether you see him as a videogame icon or a piece of furry scum you have to respect how much he's been developed for a character with no dark secrets.

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About njsykoraone of us since 4:17 PM on 12.11.2007

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Yeah it would be easier if it were spelt njsikora but it doesn't look as cool does it?

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I'm njsykora, a proud member of Dtoid UK. I've been playing games since I was 4.
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The 5 Challenge
In these troubled economic times we all have less money, join me as I set out to prove it's possible to get plenty of excellent games for only 5.
#1: Timesplitters, Zone of the Enders and Dynasty Warriors 3
#2: Ico
#3: Beach Spikers

I have 23 unfinished JRPGs, I aim to complete them all within 8 months.
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5 Reasons
Why should you be excited for a game? A controller? A console? A program? A pizza? I explain why I'm excited for something and why you should be too.
1: LittleBigPlanet
2: Guitar Hero World Tour
3: Midnight Club Los Angeles
4: Eternity's Child

Control Freaks
A look at games that have been defined by their weird controllers, or unique use of existing ones. Now finished in 6 parts.
1: Ape Escape
2: The neGcon
3: The Sega Action Chair
4: Gametrak
5: Prop Cycle
6: DK Bongos

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