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Re: CF: the begining of crossfire
I am currently writting a story that should incompass all the known gods and
leaves openings for more if they should be implemented. It reads as a kind
of ancient writing and isn't based on worshiping anyone god. Sort of what a
wizard would write (only the facts).
>From: Hwei Sheng TEOH <email@example.com>
>Subject: Re: CF: the begining of crossfire
>Date: Sat, 11 Sep 1999 23:32:15 -0400
>This is just something right off my head... but I was just thinking, do we
>*have* to have one, unique, story about how the CF world came into being?
>After all, these stories are passed down by the priests, right? Why can't
>have a slightly different version of the story (or even outright different
>stories) from the different religions/races/etc.?
>This will make things so much easier... priests from each cult will have
>own story, which, of course, would center around his beliefs. I think this
>would add much more flavour to the game than to have a single, linear
>It would also eliminate the need to explain everything -- these different
>stories don't have to be 100% consistent with each other, and they can
>be a basis for why a certain race has a certain attitude.
>Eg. Gnarg's story might explain dwarves as retarded results of
>not-so-successful attempts of creating goblins/trolls; whereas Mostrai's
>might hold the opposite view that the goblins were the "accidental" race.
>two stories will be inconsistent in one respect, but consistent in another
>respect in that both show the hostility between the two races. After all,
>don't really care how exactly dwarves or goblins came about -- what we care
>that they are hostile to each other because of their racial background.
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