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mongoose
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slobodow
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Sonic is copying Link, to a greater extent than would be expected.

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Started: 6/26/2009 Category: Miscellaneous
Updated: 7 years ago Status: Voting Period
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mongoose

Pro

Sonic has been copying Link at least in his past two games.

In Sonic Unleashed, he transforms into a dark beast, as Link did, in certain areas. Many times, while he's fighting enemies, a magical barrior will appear, so that he must defeat all of the enemies before proceding.

http://en.wikipedia.org...

In Sonic and the Black Knight, Sonic gets a sword (which he uses by swinging the Wiimote), there are fairies, there are treasure chests, and there is one pair of swords which double as two boomerangs (like Zora Link).

http://en.wikipedia.org...
slobodow

Con

your wrong
Debate Round No. 1
mongoose

Pro

All arguments extended.
slobodow

Con

Just because one character has something another character has and is similar does not mean he copied.
You have to prove that he copied him, listing similar attributes means nothing.
Kirby has a sword, did he copy from link?
I kind of feel sorry for you, you have to find where the creators of sonic verbally or in writing announce they have copied the character link in the character sonic.
Debate Round No. 2
mongoose

Pro

Copy: imitate
http://dictionary.reference.com...

You can copy without trying to.

"Kirby has a sword, did he copy from link [sic]?"

Yes, Kirby did copy Link. He has a green hat, and the sword has a jewel similar to the Master Sword.

http://zelda.wikia.com...

Scroll down to "Other appearances." You will see Sword Kirby mentioned.

My opponent has posted no argument, and he may not use any new ones in his last round, because I will have no chance to refute them. Resolution affirmed. Vote PRO.
slobodow

Con

slobodow forfeited this round.
Debate Round No. 3
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Posted by PowerPikachu21 1 year ago
PowerPikachu21
Also, in "Sonic Lost Worlds", there is a secret stage very similar (but based off of) Legend of Zelda. Sonic is wearing the tunic, I think maybe the Hyrule music plays (I didn't get to that part, and I didn't watch a video, so I don't know. But I did see a clip with Sonic wearing the tunic.)
Posted by PowerPikachu21 1 year ago
PowerPikachu21
Ehh, Kirby and LoZ are both Nintendo, I wouldn't say Kirby copied, but more like referencing LoZ. as for Con, he wasted R1 by just saying "your wrong", which is not an argument. R2 was better, though. But Pro practically won.
Posted by wjmelements 7 years ago
wjmelements
lol.

Conduct: PRO (forfeit and lazy CON)
S/G: PRO ("your wrong")
ARG: PRO (who refuted CON easily. CON also lost this with R1)
SRC: PRO (CON had none)
Posted by Maikuru 7 years ago
Maikuru
When the first Con argument is "your wrong," you know things are going to go downhill fast.
Posted by FlashFire 7 years ago
FlashFire
*spelling*
Posted by FlashFire 7 years ago
FlashFire
I means speeling incorrect
Posted by Xer 7 years ago
Xer
What does [sic] mean?
Posted by mongoose 7 years ago
mongoose
I know. Green hat and everything...
Posted by mongeese 7 years ago
mongeese
slobodow picked a poor example with Kirby copying Link's sword...
Posted by iamadragon 7 years ago
iamadragon
And Wind Waker was great, if you were comfortable enough in your manliness to get pumped up about a cartoon version of epicness.
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