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Ultimatecailbur says,
 « Reply #15 on: January 26, 2006, 11:36:08 PM »
Removing Fanny (GG Petit), Leopaldon and the Zako-dan (Ikuska), and counting Dr. Baldhead/Faust, Sol Badguy/Holy Order Sol and Zato-1/Eddie only once each. I count 26 playable characters.

Here are my Tarot equivalencies: with reasons hidden

0: Fool -
I: Magician -
II: High Priestess -
III: Empress -
IV: Emporer - Robo Ky built to enforce control
V: Heirophant - Slayer almost a religous figure/dark religon
VI: Lovers - Johnny and May If Johnny gives up his womanizing he can gain May as his lover
VII: Chariot -
VIII: Strength -
IX: Hermit - ABA she comes from a secluded mountian lab seeking knowledge
X: Wheel of Fortune - Jam She is able to build her restaurant but loses it soon after
XI: Justice - Justice name and the fact "she" caused humans to identify the supposed mistake of creating the gears
XII: Hanged Man -
XIII: Death -
XIV: Temperance - Dizzy Blending of opposites, weapon that does not want to fight, Life and Death wings
XV: Devil - Zato-1/Eddie binds self to demon for power that gradually kills him (stops him from growing)
XVI: Tower -
XVII: Star -
XVIII: Moon -
XIX: Sun -
XX: Judgment - Ky He is trying to figure out what is right and wrong
XXI: World -

I will fill in others as I think more about them.

P.S. There are 2 meanings for each card the Primary and the Inverted meaning.

« Last Edit: January 26, 2006, 11:38:29 PM by Ultimatecailbur »


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Early Archer says,
 « Reply #16 on: February 11, 2006, 03:29:47 PM »
Sorry for the late response, but anyway...
Nice list, but I disagree on some:

X: Wheel of Fortune: I believe this card fits Zato-1/Eddie better than Jam
Reason:His luck seems to shift more often than normal people(check his story). Besides there´s the visual aspect, he resembles the tarot card in many pics of the official artwork and he´s blind(this card is often portrayed with a blind woman).

XVII: Star: Jam
Reason:The Star have to do with hopes and dreams, as Jam dreams to have her own restaurant. And there´s the unespected help, wich came from Sol, letting her take the credit for defeating Dizzy.

XV: Devil: Slayer
Reason:Even being an imortal he still cares about the material world, and there´s the visual thing.

I´m not sure, but I think the Robo-Kys could be the Minor Arcana Kings or maybe the Knights...

Also, you might be right about A.B.A.
Reason:She was free to leave home anytime, but she stayed there for 10 years.

I´ve also changed my mind about Faust: I think he might be the Magician after all.
Reason:The magician is said to represent a medicine man, and Faust´s moves involve a lot of teleporting and weird stuff, the so-called illusionism of the Magician.

That way, the Fool card would be Leopaldon.
Reason:Even though no one knows much about him, the Fool is always portrayed with his loyal dog.

And Jonny and May would be the lovers :buh:.
Also check out the first post of the thread with another list of characters :blah:.

And finally :
Just for fun!



May fortune be with you.

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Ultimatecailbur says,
 « Reply #17 on: February 12, 2006, 07:05:35 PM »
Looking at most of the player characters and bosses leads me to think that most of them can be covered by at least 2 cards. For example, Slayer can be considered a combination of the Heirophant and the Devil.


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Ashura Dakana says,
 « Reply #18 on: March 27, 2008, 07:08:19 PM »
how about ABA? shed deffinately be the Hermit, seeing how long she spent in the science lab all on her own with nothing but that demon key.


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 « Reply #19 on: March 28, 2008, 03:48:02 AM »
Quote from: Heat;769
You're missing the best character in the entire GG series: Chipp Zanuff.


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