History PlayingWith / MagicFeather

29th Jan '14 9:08:39 AM BaffleBlend
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** The wand is a smaller point to focus on visually, so it helps get Alice to start using her abilities more effectively, like a crosshair.
23rd Dec '13 9:20:20 AM Lightning4119
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** Alice's mentor deliberately gave her the "wand" to use so when the BigBad stole it to disarm her, she wouldn't be defenseless.
9th Nov '13 9:42:39 PM TrickyTroper
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* '''Downplayed''': ???

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* '''Downplayed''': ???Alice's magic is weaker without her wand, but she can still use it.



* '''Exploited''': ???

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* '''Exploited''': ???The BigBad distracts Alice by stealing her useless wand.



* '''Implied''': Alice is seen waving a wand, but never mentions it. When she loses her wand, she can still cast spells.



%%* '''Implied''': ???
18th Oct '13 5:17:30 AM Someoneman
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** The placebo is a music CD...by {{Placebo}}.

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** The placebo is a music CD...by {{Placebo}}.Music/{{Placebo}}.
29th Aug '13 12:50:42 AM VPhantom
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** Like in CyanideAndHappiness, people really like it when they're told that it really was them...when it's on the line of, say, steroids.

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** Like in CyanideAndHappiness, ''Webcomic/CyanideAndHappiness'', people really like it when they're told that it really was them...when it's on the line of, say, steroids.
31st Dec '12 7:38:29 AM VPhantom
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'''Basic Trope''': A supposedly magic MacGuffin that ends up being a placebo.

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'''Basic Trope''': A supposedly magic MacGuffin that ends up being a placebo.



* '''Justified''': Alice needed the confidence, so her mentor told her that the wand was the source of her power.

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* '''Justified''': '''Downplayed''': ???
* '''Justified''':
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Alice needed the confidence, so her mentor told her that the wand was the source of her power.



* '''Deconstructed''':
** The realization that the magic was inside her the whole time strains Alice's relationship with her teammates, as they are unsure if Alice is confident enough to work with them anymore.
** Alice's mentor gives her a stick, telling her it's a wand. She tries to cast a spell, and can't.
* '''Reconstructed''':
** Alice gets over the realization and gains confidence.
** Like in CyanideAndHappiness, people really like it when they're told that it really was them...when it's on the line of, say, steroids.



* '''Exploited''': ???



* '''Discussed''': "Who's going to bet that if we were to take her wand, it's just going to wind up being some magical 'you didn't need the magical wand and you had the power inside you' thing."

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* '''Discussed''': "Who's going to bet that if we were to take her wand, it's just going to wind up being some magical 'you didn't need the magical wand and you had the power inside you' thing."thing".



* '''Deconstructed''':
** The realization that the magic was inside her the whole time strains Alice's relationship with her teammates, as they are unsure if Alice is confident enough to work with them anymore.
** Alice's mentor gives her a stick, telling her it's a wand. She tries to cast a spell, and can't.
* '''Reconstructed''':
** Alice gets over the realization and gains confidence.
** Like in CyanideAndHappiness, people really like it when they're told that it really was them...when it's on the line of, say, steroids.



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%%* '''Implied''': ???
%%* '''Plotted A Good Waste''': ???
%%* '''Played For Laughs''': ???
%%* '''Played For Drama''': ???
31st Dec '12 6:08:31 AM skywerewolf
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** Low self-esteem plagues Alice, so she is given something that they can "rely" on, allowing her to use her own power despite the issue.
29th Nov '12 11:22:04 AM TropeEater
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'''Basic Trope''': A supposedly magic MacGuffin that ends up being a useless placebo.

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'''Basic Trope''': A supposedly magic MacGuffin that ends up being a useless placebo.
20th Jun '12 8:54:44 PM FinalStarman
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* '''Inverted''': Alice always carries an old wand with her, she thinks it's just an useless relic. It turns out it is a powerful weapon.

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* '''Inverted''': '''Inverted''':
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Alice always carries an old wand with her, she thinks it's just an useless relic. It turns out it is a powerful weapon.



* '''Parodied''': The magical item is a painfully obvious placebo - something like a hairpin.

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* '''Parodied''': '''Parodied''':
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The magical item is a painfully obvious placebo - something like a hairpin.



* '''Deconstructed''': The realization that the magic was inside her the whole time strains Alice's relationship with her teammates, as they are unsure if Alice is confident enough to work with them anymore.

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* '''Deconstructed''': '''Deconstructed''':
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The realization that the magic was inside her the whole time strains Alice's relationship with her teammates, as they are unsure if Alice is confident enough to work with them anymore.



* '''Reconstructed''': Alice gets over the realization and gains confidence.

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* '''Reconstructed''': '''Reconstructed''':
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Alice gets over the realization and gains confidence.



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25th Mar '12 6:29:50 AM justbugsme
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** Alice's mentor tries to pull this off, and it doesn't work.


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** Alice's mentor gives her a stick, telling her it's a wand. She tries to cast a spell, and can't.
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