History PlayingWith / CursedWithAwesome

10th Jul '16 3:46:18 PM nanakiro
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** "I try to remind myself, every once in a while, [[IntelligenceEqualsIsolation of the downsides of my overly-vast intellect.]] [[BreakTheHaughty It keeps me humble]][[WithGreatPowerComesGreatInsanity ...keeps me sane.]]

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** "I try to remind myself, every once in a while, [[IntelligenceEqualsIsolation of the downsides of my overly-vast intellect.]] [[BreakTheHaughty It keeps me humble]][[WithGreatPowerComesGreatInsanity ...keeps me sane.]]]]"
8th Dec '15 7:10:28 AM AnoSa
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** The curse turns out to be actually one which tailors itself to the person it's on: whatever the benefits and downsides are, to the person it's on, the benefits aren't worth it...and are there merely to make it harder to get help lifting the curse.
11th Nov '15 7:13:53 AM VPhantom
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** The hero's curse works in his favor and it doesn't even have any serious downsides. It turns out, however that the hero's cursed form is weaker than his true form, despite its benefits, and it's ''this'' that is pissing him off so much.



* '''Invoked''': "If I play my cards right, I can trick the wizard into choosing a curse that isn't too terrible at all".

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* '''Invoked''': '''Invoked''':
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"If I play my cards right, I can trick the wizard into choosing a curse that isn't too terrible at all".



* '''Exploited''': The hero has a wizard in his party specifically to place awesome curses on him.

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* '''Exploited''': '''Exploited''':
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The hero has a wizard in his party specifically to place awesome curses on him.



* '''Reconstructed''': "With great power comes great responsibility", and responsibility is meant to be the "true" curse.

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* '''Reconstructed''': '''Reconstructed''':
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"With great power comes great responsibility", and responsibility is meant to be the "true" curse.



* '''IntendedAudienceReaction''': The hero's curse works in his favor and it doesn't even have the downsides of the deconstruction. It turns out, however that the hero's cursed form is weaker than his true form, despite its benefits, and it's ''this'' that is pissing him off so much.



%%* '''Plotted A Good Waste''': ???
11th Nov '15 2:57:23 AM doorhandle
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** An antagonist who's BlessedWithSuck becomes TheResenter for the hero, [[GreenEyedMonster due to both power envy and]] [[ButYourWingsAreBeautiful feeling the hero is very]] [[IJustWantToBeNormal ungrateful for receiving this "gift."]]


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** The antagonist eventually appreciates that while the curse is mostly positive, it still has it's downsides.
*'''IntendedAudienceReaction''': The hero's curse works in his favor and it doesn't even have the downsides of the deconstruction. It turns out, however that the hero's cursed form is weaker than his true form, despite its benefits, and it's ''this'' that is pissing him off so much.
11th Nov '15 2:46:44 AM doorhandle
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** Knowing that the hero has [[IJustwantToBeNormal crippling esteem issues despite his great power,]] [[DealWithTheDevil the villain offers a deal: the hero gives his 'curse' to the villain]] and [[PowerLoss in return he has the normalcy he desperately craves.]]

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** Knowing that the hero has [[IJustwantToBeNormal crippling esteem issues despite his great power,]] [[DealWithTheDevil the villain offers a deal: the hero gives his 'curse' to the villain]] and [[PowerLoss [[DePower in return he has the normalcy he desperately craves.]]
11th Nov '15 2:45:59 AM doorhandle
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** Knowing that the hero has [[IJustwantToBeNormal crippling esteem issues despite his great power,]] [[DealWithTheDevil the villain offers a deal: the hero gives his 'curse' to the villain and [[PowerLoss in return he has the normalcy he desperately craves.]]

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** Knowing that the hero has [[IJustwantToBeNormal crippling esteem issues despite his great power,]] [[DealWithTheDevil the villain offers a deal: the hero gives his 'curse' to the villain villain]] and [[PowerLoss in return he has the normalcy he desperately craves.]]
11th Nov '15 2:45:01 AM doorhandle
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** "I try to remind myself, every once in a while, [[IntelligenceEqualsIsolation of the downsides of my overly-vast intellect.]] [[BreakTheHaughty It keeps me humble]][[WithGreatPowerComesGreatInsanity ...keeps me sane.]]


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** Knowing that the hero has [[IJustwantToBeNormal crippling esteem issues despite his great power,]] [[DealWithTheDevil the villain offers a deal: the hero gives his 'curse' to the villain and [[PowerLoss in return he has the normalcy he desperately craves.]]
5th Jul '14 7:00:41 AM RatherRandomRachel
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** Because the magic of the universe runs on MagicAIsMagicA, the wizard who has focused on curses has learned through ExactWords and LoopholeAbuse to make a curse which is only a slight annoyance but can offer a huge boon to the one who bears it.
24th Mar '14 7:11:34 PM dvorak
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** His powers hurt like crazy while in use.
3rd Oct '13 1:30:57 AM VPhantom
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** He is the cleverest person in the world so everyone seems to him as children. He cannot find anyone who would understand him, doomed to be SurroundedByIdiots. It may additionally result in depression after overthinking the meaning of life etc.



* '''Deconstructed''': The failure of the curse actually subverts the morality of the setting, as the threat of curses were all that kept people in line.

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The failure of the curse actually subverts the morality of the setting, as the threat of curses were all that kept people in line.line.
** He is the cleverest person in the world, so everyone seems to him as children. He cannot find anyone who would understand him, doomed to be SurroundedByIdiots. It may additionally result in depression after overthinking the meaning of life etc.
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