Back when I had all my teeth, I role-played Cyclops in this alternate-universe setting. I used Jared Leto (now of 30 Seconds to Mar fame) was the celebrity avatar. What I made different with him was that he was a killer and carried around a metal suitcase full of thousands. I played it over at deadjournals, which I recently found was now defunct.
I spent a good portion of my early college years playing those X-RPGs and Final Fantasy XI. I remember quitting when Final Fantasy went up in price to five dollars. That was too much for me. Can you imagine that? An online game for just five dollars a month! That you connected with a modem for!
My Cyclops had odd adventures in this setting but did eventually meet a few core characters such as having a rope-using romance with an Emma Frost Chloë Sevigny. The core differential with my take on Scott was that it was Alex and not him who got bopped on the head. That and the setting was in a No-Xavier world. His lust for killing just a trickle down effect of all that power (since he never had to fear his eyes)... pointing him eventually as the Red King of the Hellfire Club.
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and it has brought up a lot of voices in my head. Usually Wisdom (who I played in that setting as a vocalist in a band called Black Air [the government agency that Wisdom worked for when introduced] along with drummer Cully [his deceased partner]) is the only one that pesters me now-and-then. It's hard to keep those role-playing characters silenced forever but, alas, I'm a father now. No time for all that.
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So we've all been on the net for almost twenty years. Who did you play back in the days of text? Do you have any fan-favorites? Whether it be chatrooms or message boards.
Tell me. I'm curious.