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PostSubject: Funny similarities   2014-12-30, 03:19

I wondered once if Heroes 2 characters have any resemblances with the real people.
Here are my humble finds, many of the people are Russian so you most probably may not know them.
Feel free to post your similarity if you find any! Wink

Archibald - Mikhail Boyarsky



Roland - Leonid Kuravlyov



Corlagon - Antonio Banderas



Carlawn - Scarlett Johansson



Zam - Valeriy Meladze



Ergon - Kirill Käro



Lord Alberon - Dmitry Medvedev



Viscount Kraeger - Christian Bale



Celia - Nina Hagen


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PostSubject: Re: Funny similarities   2014-12-30, 03:57

Wahou Exclamation
Archibald and Roland ones are really similars!! Razz

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PostSubject: Re: Funny similarities   2014-12-30, 03:59

Yeah, both of them are famous Russian actors of soviet-timed movies.
That's why in Russia Roland and Archibald, especially Archibald, are often remembered by the names of these actors. lol

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PostSubject: Re: Funny similarities   2015-01-01, 22:28

Tsabu - Daniel Craig



Ambrose - Jason Scott Lee



Flint - Natalia Krachkovskaya



Martina - Carice van Houten



Vatawna - Amy Winehouse



Luna - Anna Ardova



Arie - Andrei Grigoriev-Appolonov


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PostSubject: Re: Funny similarities   2015-01-06, 18:49

Tyro - Dennis Avner



Maximus - Eric Sprague



Falagar - Wes Bentley



Ariel - Liv Tyler



Crodo - Donald Sutherland



Mandigal - Dmitry Dyuzhev



Ibn Fadlan - Yuri Galtsev



Uncle Ivan - Dmitry Dyuzhev again Smile



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PostSubject: Re: Funny similarities   2015-07-22, 16:07

I forgot where I read it, but I recall that the hero portraits from The Price of Loyalty are based on Cyberlore Studios employees.
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PostSubject: Re: Funny similarities   2015-07-22, 19:42

I recall reading that somewhere too. It would be really awesome to have these base photos, because this info surely belongs in the Heroes 2 Museum compiled by me.
Just like Sir Mullich is based on David Mullich in Heroes 3, and George Almond was a base for Inteus.



As an update, here are more finds from DF2 community.

Vesper - Leonid Yakubovitch



Vesper - Armen Dzhigarkhanyan



Thundax - Dave Mustaine



Atlas - Dwayne Johnson



Alamar - Marlon Brando as the Godfather (on this image - collection figure, not a man)



Jarkonas VI - Robert Downey Jr.



Charity - Angelina Jolie as the Maleficient



Rialdo - André René Roussimoff, "The Giant"



Sarakin - Christopher Lee as Dart Tyranus



Solmyr - Kevin Sorbo



Kalindra - Lucy Lawless



Gem - Renee O'Connor



Brother Brax - Ian McDiarmid as Dart Sidius





In addition, standard Might and Magic VI characters also remind Xena (Lucy Lawless) and Gabrielle (Renee O'Connor):

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PostSubject: Re: Funny similarities   2015-07-23, 08:10

And the ones I've spotted so far (also a repost from df2)...

Dimitri/Nicolas Cage



Gwenneth/Jennifer Morrison



Arturius/James Marsden



Carlawn/Amy Adams



Natasha/Whoopi Goldberg



Zom/Robert Carlyle as Rumplestiltskin



Ariel/Mikheil Saakashvili



Agar/John Rhys-Davies

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PostSubject: Re: Funny similarities   2015-07-23, 08:23

Orzie wrote:

Carlawn - Scarlett Johansson


Dude... that's the best one. That's uncanny. I can't believe I never saw that. Shocked Even the sexy lips Scarlett has. Razz
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PostSubject: Re: Funny similarities   2015-07-23, 09:28

Yeah. Perhaps that's why I'm so obsessed with Carlawn all the time. There will be an HD fan art of her, I swear. lol

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PostSubject: Re: Funny similarities   2016-02-21, 09:51

Seems Roland was the King of Poland once. He is at least on the Polish bank notes. Did you know this Uhm? Wink

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PostSubject: Re: Funny similarities   2016-02-21, 10:51

Now we know from which land Morglin Ironfist came to Enroth Very Happy I wish that one day true kings will return to Enroth and Poland. Without them, something has irretrievably gone...
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PostSubject: Re: Funny similarities   2016-02-21, 16:23

Sir Albe wrote:
Seems Roland was the King of Poland once. He is at least on the Polish bank notes. Did you know this
Close enough, but it's not Roland, it's obviously Archibald, the only true king!


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PostSubject: Re: Funny similarities   2016-02-22, 00:26

Haha, maybe you are right. He has a kind of evil look on his face Very Happy
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PostSubject: Re: Funny similarities   2016-02-22, 05:33

We actually have our own Roland in the Soviet movie industry. Disregard the text lol lol lol


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PostSubject: Re: Funny similarities   2016-02-23, 00:47

I give you Bernadett Gregor as Kalindra. Smile

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PostSubject: Re: Funny similarities   2016-02-25, 23:32

Another kind of funny similarity, something I never noticed since I barely played h1, but someone shared this on the internet and I found it funny, looks like Minos is wearing Nomad boots. Very Happy

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PostSubject: Re: Funny similarities   2016-02-25, 23:58

He is not alone Wink


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PostSubject: Re: Funny similarities   2016-02-26, 04:02

His weapon is also an artifact Smile

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