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Should there be a redepmtion path for Alexia?

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Alexia Redemption Path?
« on: May 31, 2009, 03:52:31 PM »
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Re: Alexia Remption Path?
« Reply #1 on: May 31, 2009, 07:37:32 PM »
I have not voted yet, because I have questions;

1) Would you enjoy writing a redemption, or would you prefer keeping her evil?

2) Does it make sense to you for where the character is when you meet her, and how gave events/dialogue will influence her?

Question number one is hte most important to me. I have played your mods, and I enjoy them.

I just don't want to vote and you go with the majority, and hate every moment of the writing.
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Re: Alexia Remption Path?
« Reply #2 on: June 01, 2009, 01:21:06 AM »
WTF? No votes?

I believe to a point, that intelligent logical thinking individuals who are not suffering some sort of mental disorder who are evil could be redeemed. She's a bright gal who is rational thinking who doesn't suffer any mental disorders, like my gal Callisto, so yes she could be redeemed.
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Re: Alexia Remption Path?
« Reply #3 on: June 01, 2009, 07:56:32 AM »
Maybe she could.  I wonder though if that would largely depend upon the pc's alignment and responses to her and of course the rest of the party.  If she, for example, sees Keldorn kill Viconia I wonder if she would at that point be irredeemable?  She would be witnessing a so-called paragon of good committing what I consider a terrible act or racism and evil. 

Of course if you are talking TOB redemption since Viconia (I think) and Saravok can be redeemed why not Alexia?

I see MTS's point though.  She is yours and even if we think a redemption path would be nice especially for replayability if you would hate writing it you should not force yourself to. 

So I guess for me it boils down to - yes, I would like to see that possibility for her but not at the cost of you becoming unhappy with your own character.

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Re: Alexia Remption Path?
« Reply #4 on: June 01, 2009, 09:11:06 AM »
I voted "yes" because it would make her a more interesting character... and because it would mean that she could be included in more parties. If my paladin was looking for someone to open locks/disarm traps, he might pass by an evil character, but if he thought he could redeem her, he'd bring her, definitely.

The only downside is that it is more work to write.

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Re: Alexia Remption Path?
« Reply #5 on: June 01, 2009, 11:41:07 AM »
Yeah I forgot to mention the influence <CHARNAME> would have on her. In one dialog <HE/SHE> will point out to Alexia that she has become the thing she hates. In another dialog she'll express her doubts and <CHARNAME> can either influence her to go on the straight path or corrupt her more by saying she should stick to what she is doing.
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Re: Alexia Remption Path?
« Reply #6 on: June 01, 2009, 01:53:53 PM »
Ambitious, but it's definitely something I'd play.

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Re: Alexia Remption Path?
« Reply #7 on: June 01, 2009, 02:17:45 PM »
Maybe she could.  I wonder though if that would largely depend upon the pc's alignment and responses to her and of course the rest of the party.  If she, for example, sees Keldorn kill Viconia I wonder if she would at that point be irredeemable?  She would be witnessing a so-called paragon of good committing what I consider a terrible act or racism and evil. 

Of course if you are talking TOB redemption since Viconia (I think) and Saravok can be redeemed why not Alexia?

I see MTS's point though.  She is yours and even if we think a redemption path would be nice especially for replayability if you would hate writing it you should not force yourself to. 

So I guess for me it boils down to - yes, I would like to see that possibility for her but not at the cost of you becoming unhappy with your own character.
If Keldorn killed her she would go off the handle. She would leave the group for good as well. <CHARNAME> sits back and does nothing while that racist piece of $^%# kills Viconia? She would say up your <CHARNAME> and tell you to sleep lightly at night.
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Re: Alexia Remption Path?
« Reply #8 on: June 01, 2009, 02:19:56 PM »
I voted "yes" because it would make her a more interesting character... and because it would mean that she could be included in more parties. If my paladin was looking for someone to open locks/disarm traps, he might pass by an evil character, but if he thought he could redeem her, he'd bring her, definitely.

The only downside is that it is more work to write.
Once the muse kicks in it'll take me no time to write it out.
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Re: Alexia Remption Path?
« Reply #9 on: June 01, 2009, 03:30:40 PM »
I voted yes after the posts on this thread.

I think this will be an awesome mod.
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Re: Alexia Remption Path?
« Reply #10 on: June 01, 2009, 06:52:24 PM »
Normally NO, because it is lesser work and you can completely concentrate on an evil character. It exist so less evil characters for BG, that an real evil NPC is great. If you want to play an evil party you have not much to choose. If you play a good party, there exist a ton of NPC mods. Is there one of the good character which you can get to the evil side? NO.

BUT, it is an option, because much gamers plays a good party instead of an evil party. And with a redemption path your mod will be more interesting for all gamers out there. So I voted YES, because let the gamer decide if he want a fully evil Alexia or try to redempt her.  :)

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Re: Alexia Remption Path?
« Reply #11 on: June 01, 2009, 07:56:26 PM »
I say a definite YES now.  For what Berelinde said and for replayability and party versatility. 

I completely agree with the Keldorn thing.  I've always hated that he could act any way he wanted and kill a loyal group member basically out of racism.  Of course I wouldn't see that because I certainly would not take him along when I have Alexia.  Well probably not.  Unless I also have Edwin and somehow Keldorn wanders into a battle naked and weaponless...

And as has been pointed out she's not Callisto who would be unable to be redeemed.  People change and why not her? 

As for the extra work would it be easier to have a first version without redeem path and a later one with? 

I for one am okay with waiting for your muse.   :)





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Re: Alexia Remption Path?
« Reply #12 on: June 02, 2009, 02:18:07 AM »
Yep the choice would be yours which direction you want her to head off to. Corrupt her further or show her the light.
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Re: Alexia Remption Path?
« Reply #13 on: June 05, 2009, 03:45:49 PM »
I would find her redeem worthy. Not every one is insane evil like some characters. She just needs to be shown the light.

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Re: Alexia Remption Path?
« Reply #14 on: June 09, 2009, 03:34:28 PM »
Redeemed FTW it seems.
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