Topic: Was Alex Supposed to be Playable?  (Read 2679 times)

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Offline Rolina

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« Reply #15 on: June 18, 2013, 10:32:46 PM »
Kills him once in episode 8, yes... but several times in episode 10 - you even see her holding the corpse as she walks away during one of her warnings to Madoka.  He even mentions about how she should know by now how pointless it is to kill him - implying it's happened a lot.

Also, Madoka NEVER saw Homura as her enemy.  Sayaka did, but not Madoka - she was always trying to reach out to her, and was always concerned about her.  Hell, she left safety during the middle of a "hurricane" (the Walpurgis fight!) in order to help her!  How the hell is that what you do to an enemy?

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« Reply #16 on: June 18, 2013, 10:48:07 PM »
Getting way off topic hear

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« Reply #17 on: June 18, 2013, 11:41:57 PM »
Touche.

Anywho, what I stated still stands.  Both in terms of system, as well as what he appears to be built up as, it seems to me that Alex, though originally intended to become playable, has evolved into something different.  At this point, considering the mechanics of Golden Sun, the only way for him to really be playable anymore is to have a standalone game with much different mechanics, and with him as the sole PC.  The fact that he's absorbed both the power of the Golden Sun, as well as likely the power of at least one of the raw fundaments as well, means that in the context of traditional play he'd be certain to break all the rules, or make no sense if he didn't.

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« Reply #18 on: June 19, 2013, 02:25:33 AM »
I always mess up what I try to say. I give up at explaining things because I'm horrible.

but I agree with you as Alex not going to be playable or supposed to be playable.
Yes. It's true. I'm attracted to Males. Now you can all rest easy now that I confirmed it. Now we can all get back to our merry little uneventful lives now that I spouted this pointless fact that I spouted.

Have a GREAT day~

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« Reply #19 on: June 22, 2013, 11:23:06 PM »
Why did they call the Lemurian that took Alex's place in this game, Piers?

I always rename him Aaron, his German name, which is the best default name he has, but look at what they named him.

Picard: after that bald guy from Star Trek, really?

Piers: what, Piers Morgan, that boring news guy from cnn? Lame.

Just saying his name should of just been Aaron.

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« Reply #20 on: June 22, 2013, 11:58:47 PM »
Why did they call the Lemurian that took Alex's place in this game, Piers?

I always rename him Aaron, his German name, which is the best default name he has, but look at what they named him.

Picard: after that bald guy from Star Trek, really?

Piers: what, Piers Morgan, that boring news guy from cnn? Lame.

Just saying his name should of just been Aaron.
Because Golden Sun was made in Japan, not Germany, the fact that you don't know this fathoms me

His original name is Picard, Piers is also accepted since its his English name

Names made in other languages are not accepted or approved by Camelot

As for how they get those names, the translation teams in each country think up some names that exist in those countries (Aaron is a common name, in fact, it's my Middle name)

BTW, I'm German (can't speak it though)

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« Reply #21 on: June 23, 2013, 12:00:55 AM »
This is an interesting thread.  Playing the first two games, I never expected to play Alex.  To me he always seemed more important than he first was supposed to appear. I always knew he'd be behind something.   Which was proved true at the end of TLA.  After that I really believed we'd never get him because he would simply be too powerful.   I don't know how I'd feel about fighting him.  I think it would be interesting and he'd be nice and difficult, but  it might not be good for the story since he really never seems to tip either way for good or bad.  If we ever do get to fight him, I don't think we'll ever get to kill him.  Just be held off for a short time as part of his plan.

I like Piers name.  Why is that just me?
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« Reply #22 on: June 23, 2013, 01:26:58 AM »
POW! POW! PICARD!!!!!!!!!!

Just kidding, I like the name "Piers".

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« Reply #23 on: June 23, 2013, 01:38:31 AM »
I like the name Aaron better than both Piers and Picard.

Hail Germany for it has some of best Metal in the world!

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« Reply #24 on: June 23, 2013, 02:18:36 AM »
POW! POW! PICARD!!!!!!!!!!
Now, you will die, just for that joke

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« Reply #25 on: June 23, 2013, 03:14:09 AM »
What shall you do, False Scorpion? Rock Bottom me?

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« Reply #26 on: June 23, 2013, 03:38:40 AM »
What shall you do, False Scorpion? Rock Bottom me?
I will hack the forum
Make myself admin
Ban you
Erase the history of what I did
Continue what I do now

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« Reply #27 on: June 23, 2013, 04:31:22 AM »
Then I will hunt you down. I will find you. I will destroy everything you hold dear. Never threaten a chessmaster.

We need to get back on topic before someone shoots the both of us with their olde-tmey dueling guns.

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« Reply #28 on: June 23, 2013, 07:59:30 AM »
I like the name Aaron better than both Piers and Picard.

Hail Germany for it has some of best Metal in the world!

RAMMSTEIN!
Vanden Plas!

Also, bringing up the name Picard deserves one of these:

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« Reply #29 on: June 24, 2013, 12:19:36 AM »
I like the name Aaron better than both Piers and Picard.

Hail Germany for it has some of best Metal in the world!

RAMMSTEIN!
Vanden Plas!

Also, bringing up the name Picard deserves one of these:


Yes Captain Picard facepalm ftw!