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Playing With The Legions Of Hell and Demonic Possession:
HYPE LEVELS APPROACHING MAXIMUMAnd other fantasy/horror tropes of their ilk. I recently decided, "Hey, wouldn't it be fun to take a world where magic and Magitek exist and then completely tear it apart by playing with and deconstructing the tropes involved in some of the most brutal ways imaginable?" So I made a few tweaks. Whether or not this counts as more playing with than deconstructing isn't really a concern, I was more out just to tear fantasy good vs. evil a new one.
edited 19th Oct '10 11:09:55 AM by KSPAM
Needs to lurk moarhave you read the Bartimaeus Trilogy? the concept is similar.
edited 20th Oct '10 8:01:06 AM by DeLoye
^ Vaguely. Anyway, sounds like a really interesting idea. Incidentally, your variant of Demonic Possession is actually a really common interpretation - it's more unusual to have the possessee unaware, or (even less common) aware and thinks they're in control.
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High Octane Nightmare Fuel , but each to their own.
HYPE LEVELS APPROACHING MAXIMUMI was thinking more that they can directly talk and emote, but they can't control their actions anymore.
Técnico ElectromecánicoLooks like your magic is Sufficiently Analyzed Magic.
HYPE LEVELS APPROACHING MAXIMUMQuite. I was never too fond of incantations and mysticism. It seems impractical, especially in combat.
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