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Untouchable

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[Money Making Idea] How about an Underground Fight Club?
« on: February 08, 2011, 12:21:51 am »

Title says it all really, what if there was a way to send some of your better hand to hand liberals to make money by having them fight in a fight club? It'd have to be pretty risky of course so maybe have there be a higher chance of them being busted by the police (due to being very illegal) or just plain having a chance of them dying through injuries.


Just an idea of course and I'm not sure how it would be programmed into it.
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Re: [Money Making Idea] How about an Underground Fight Club?
« Reply #1 on: February 08, 2011, 01:20:33 am »

Don't think that could actually be profitable.
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Re: [Money Making Idea] How about an Underground Fight Club?
« Reply #2 on: February 08, 2011, 05:04:17 am »

The fight club in Fight Club was pretty much not-about-money and was in many ways defined by just how not-about-money it was.
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Re: [Money Making Idea] How about an Underground Fight Club?
« Reply #3 on: February 08, 2011, 06:39:00 am »

There was plenty of money changing hands in Bloodsport and Lionheart, though. Hard Times, too. You could have this champion fighter, but then they ship in this ringer and everyone pressures your guy to throw the fight, but he doesn't and he ends up winning, even after the ringer cheats, and makes a ton of money because you bet everything on him, even though it's hinted that you were betting on the other guy.
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Re: [Money Making Idea] How about an Underground Fight Club?
« Reply #4 on: February 08, 2011, 06:18:28 pm »

The fight club in Fight Club was pretty much not-about-money and was in many ways defined by just how not-about-money it was.
I think the idea didn't mean the "Fight Club" movie aspect, but rather illegal "dogfights", and it's a good enough idea for me if you can somehow control it (so it's not purely random).

Don't think that could actually be profitable.
Huh? Many people earn tons of money on illegal boxing matches. People pay a lot to see blood! It's just an extreme totalizator.
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Re: [Money Making Idea] How about an Underground Fight Club?
« Reply #5 on: February 08, 2011, 09:10:03 pm »

Deon is right. Remember Rome and the gladiators? It's in people's nature to be sadistic in that way.
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Re: [Money Making Idea] How about an Underground Fight Club?
« Reply #6 on: February 09, 2011, 08:21:13 am »

That sounds Conservative! Maybe it should rather be something CSS does to earn money and you could bust them in a raid.
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Re: [Money Making Idea] How about an Underground Fight Club?
« Reply #7 on: February 09, 2011, 10:40:12 am »

That sounds Conservative! Maybe it should rather be something CSS does to earn money and you could bust them in a raid.
The activity itself may be Conservative, but if the Liberals beat up, or eventually kill, Conservatives, making money that way, it is alas ELITE LIBERAL
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Re: [Money Making Idea] How about an Underground Fight Club?
« Reply #8 on: February 09, 2011, 12:48:38 pm »

I think calling this an underground boxing ring is better then fight club.  Fight clubs sound recreational.  Underground boxing ring sounds like something run by the mob.  The idea sounds a bit conservative but if its used, it should lead to attacks by mobsters on your safehouse.
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Re: [Money Making Idea] How about an Underground Fight Club?
« Reply #9 on: February 09, 2011, 01:38:16 pm »

The idea sounds a bit conservative but if its used, it should lead to attacks by mobsters on your safehouse.

Yes, it should, but only if your fighters end up winning too often. :P
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Re: [Money Making Idea] How about an Underground Fight Club?
« Reply #10 on: February 09, 2011, 06:19:40 pm »

I think calling this an underground boxing ring is better then fight club.  Fight clubs sound recreational.  Underground boxing ring sounds like something run by the mob.  The idea sounds a bit conservative but if its used, it should lead to attacks by mobsters on your safehouse.

Why not have it be a legal university boxing or wrestling match?  Or perhaps an Olympic wrestling or boxing spinoff?  Fight clubs in fact seem rather conservative, but I could definitely see liberals participating in legal events under assumed names.  Considering many competitors in these type of things don't use real names, and cash is often the payment method, it sounds like something the LCS would "infiltrate".

Kinda brings up a cool idea.  Expanding on Majestic7's idea, wouldn't it be possible to code in a new CCS safehouse that is only staffed by guard dogs, genetic monsters, and conservative martial artists (the combatants), with the occasional CCS member as a spectator?  I'd suggest placing it in the University district, and having it become "known" after the bar.  In essense, you're shutting down a major CCS income source before hitting their main hideouts.
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Re: [Money Making Idea] How about an Underground Fight Club?
« Reply #11 on: February 09, 2011, 07:10:14 pm »

This might seem silly, but the concept could vary according to the status of certain laws. As such, it'd have five separate levels. For example...

Arch-Conservative >> Colosseum - Involves fighting possibly more than one opponent and/or genetic monsters, unarmed or wielding melee weapons. Combat doesn't stop until one side is dead.
Conservative >> Extreme wrestling stadium - One-on-one unarmed fighting to the death. No genetic aberrations (except the mutant you might be able to sneak in!).
Moderate >> Boxing ring - One-on-one unarmed fighting that's generally stopped before one party dies.
Liberal >> Wrestling association - One-on-one unarmed fighting that's certainly stopped way before death. There's also an underground combat ring that works as the moderate-stage boxing ring.
Elite Liberal >> Nothing legal, but the underground fight club has grown harsher, and works under the rules of the conservative-stage extreme wrestling stadium.
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Re: [Money Making Idea] How about an Underground Fight Club?
« Reply #12 on: February 10, 2011, 01:15:47 am »

In essense, you're shutting down a major CCS income source before hitting their main hideouts.

That would be cool.  There needs to be more sustained urban warfare with the CCS.  Picking off the branches makes the main safe-houses more vulnerable to attack.
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Re: [Money Making Idea] How about an Underground Fight Club?
« Reply #13 on: February 10, 2011, 08:49:11 pm »

In essense, you're shutting down a major CCS income source before hitting their main hideouts.

That would be cool.  There needs to be more sustained urban warfare with the CCS.  Picking off the branches makes the main safe-houses more vulnerable to attack.

Agreed. It would be cool if we could have a squad stake out a liberal location (abortion clinic, public radio station), and ambush the CCS in a car chase type scene, just like they do with us.
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Re: [Money Making Idea] How about an Underground Fight Club?
« Reply #14 on: February 10, 2011, 10:50:16 pm »

The fight club in Fight Club was pretty much not-about-money and was in many ways defined by just how not-about-money it was.
Until the end when it turned into a terrorist organization.

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Wait a minute. :o
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