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Title: Devil to Fate to Power to Alienation
Post by: furashgf on October 26, 2002, 03:18:07 PM
I haven't purchased Dust Devil's yet, but had a question first about the "Devil" mechanic.

The source "mythology" seems to tie the protagonist's "devil" to...
- their alienation;
- their power;
- their fate.

e.g., in Unforgiven, you've got the main character's homicidal violence.  If he abdjures this, he's sort of ok - he has a family, nothing too bad is going to happen to him.  However, there are some situatons where he needs it (and derives power from it) (getting the $ for killing the "rapists" and avenging his friends) - this yields alienation and, of course, a potential dark fate.

Is there a similar thing w/ Dust Devils?  I know it's got Devil = alienation = fate.

Gary


Title: Devil to Fate to Power to Alienation
Post by: Valamir on October 26, 2002, 11:50:16 PM
Simple answer...the above is 100% the entire purpose of Dest Devils.


Title: Cool...
Post by: furashgf on October 27, 2002, 07:46:58 AM
$10 on the way ;-).

I love that idea - because it's not just this guy has a deamon to wrestle with, but this very flaw gives him something - does he have to use it to help himself, help others?  What's the cost?

Sweet.