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hey everyone I'm currently working on a small command prompt game in C++, nothing flashy, it's all text based. The game is set in Transylvania, and has to do with Dracula, undead, and everything that goes underneath those categories. Since it's an RPG, I was just wondering what ideas you guys could give me for classes. I currently have a necromancer, Witch Doctor (even though it doesn't really fit in), and a Vampire Hunter, so if you could give me some other ideas that fit in with the theme of undead/dark/dracula that would be greatly appreciated. Thanks.

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Try watching some vampire movies, like Nosferatu, Shadow of the Vampire, or Bram Stoker's Dracula.

I think it would be cool to do something interesting with less common classes, like noble, detective, merchant, innkeeper, farmer, or magician (like a stage-illusionist). I think Keanu Reeve's character in Dracula was a lawyer or something.

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You know what might be interesting... taking some of the cheezier or cliché topics from the monster /horror movies from the 20's-70's (think Ed Wood, Vincent Price, etc)... you might find gold.

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You know what might be interesting... taking some of the cheezier or cliché topics from the monster /horror movies from the 20's-70's (think Ed Wood, Vincent Price, etc)... you might find gold.


If you haven't played Zombies at my Neighbors... that's what you just described :) (One of SNES's best games, worth playing, giant babies, mutant ants, Chucky dolls, chainsaw maniacs, creepy hedge mazes, vampires, werewolves, mermen, aliens, the blob, the list goes on... wonderful stuff)

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Damphir
Cleric / Priest
Vampire Hunter
Paranormal Investigator (could have skill for using funny gadgets to find clues and stuff other classes can't.)
Holy Knight / Crusader
Necromancer
Ghoul (this is what VTM called people who were taken up as slaves to the vampires, a wikipedia search on VTM could give you good material.)

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