Are goats evil? (+Fanart)

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Are goats evil? (+Fanart)

Postby Denamo on Wed Aug 10, 2011 4:39 pm

Are goats evil or just innocent bystanders slaughtered by the dungeon crawlers?

On one side I can see the goat as an innosent animals that just happen to give nice experience... but on the other hand the goat boss seams to have killed quite many heros.

(I know this is a cheap question but I actually would like to know your oppinion beacause I am drawing a pictrue of the goat and need to know if I should make him furious or scared. Or maybe both...)

The latest image of the goat is here:
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Full size: http://dl.dropbox.com/u/3489153/DDGoatPreview.jpg

If your interested in seeing the older versions of the image or other stuff I have done go visit my blog at http://totlotbaron.tumblr.com/
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Re: Are goats evil?

Postby AlphaPhoenix on Wed Aug 10, 2011 8:11 pm

Well in my opinion, Any enemy that gives exp is an enemy that is meant to be killed, so it's clearly evil!

(I think scared would be better for a picture, because it embraces the idea of an adventurer going 'THAT THING HAS EXP, GET IT!)
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Re: Are goats evil?

Postby Deadman on Wed Aug 10, 2011 8:38 pm

Well, every single enemy in this game never outright attacks, they just hit back when you hit them. Even after you've beaten the crap out of one they still don't chase you down, plan revenge or anything. They just wait there serenely, still simply defending themselves.
The only true evil here are the heroes, slaughtering thousands, perhaps millions of people that were just standing there.
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Re: Are goats evil?

Postby Esoteric on Wed Aug 10, 2011 8:59 pm

I would describe goats as 'stoic.' These goats won't charge at you but won't back down an inch, either. Morality need not apply.
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Re: Are goats evil?

Postby dislekcia on Thu Aug 11, 2011 12:22 am

Personally, I think of Goats as exploited.
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Re: Are goats evil?

Postby Denamo on Tue Sep 06, 2011 12:30 pm

I draw a picture of the goat the way Deadman described it
Well, every single enemy in this game never outright attacks, they just hit back when you hit them. Even after you've beaten the crap out of one they still don't chase you down, plan revenge or anything. They just wait there serenely, still simply defending themselves.
The only true evil here are the heroes, slaughtering thousands, perhaps millions of people that were just standing there.

This seams to be the way I see it as well.

(Moved the goat image to the topic so it's easier to follow the progress.)
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Re: Are goats evil?

Postby Wargizmo on Tue Sep 06, 2011 1:26 pm

Well there's my new wallpaper right there. Incredible stuff.
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Re: Are goats evil?

Postby FDru on Tue Sep 06, 2011 1:34 pm

Hahaha, oh my god.. that is awesome :lol:
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Re: Are goats evil?

Postby MrGuy on Tue Sep 06, 2011 3:06 pm

Deadman wrote:Well, every single enemy in this game never outright attacks, they just hit back when you hit them. Even after you've beaten the crap out of one they still don't chase you down, plan revenge or anything. They just wait there serenely, still simply defending themselves.
The only true evil here are the heroes, slaughtering thousands, perhaps millions of people that were just standing there.

What's particularly interesting about this is the bosses, who vary in tone from "annoyed at your presence" to "truly fearful" to "incredibly furious and ready to kick your ass"... in their quotes. But most of them don't go after you, either. I think this can definitely be written off as "game mechanics ain't plot mechanics."
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Re: Are goats evil?

Postby bla0815 on Tue Sep 06, 2011 4:55 pm

Awesome! All they can see is a big fat pile of experience points in front of them! That's a great depiction of how the game actually feels when you start mopping up the low levels *evil grin*
Nice touch with the elf doing the horns to cast the fireball.
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