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Curse of Skeleton Mirror

Discussion in 'The Monster Monster Contest' started by Machio, Mar 6, 2012.

  1. Machio

    Machio Void-Bound Voyager

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    This seemingly harmless Alien artifact can't hurt the player directly. When players come close enough to see their own reflection however, a horde of skeletal astronauts jump out! Beguiled by the mirror they starved to death staring into the nothingness that of their own reflection. In death they serve the artifact, guarding it from anything unwilling to be caught in its grasp.
     
  2. Lazer

    Lazer Existential Complex

    This is cool. It seems like it would be fun to fight/destroy. A good mini-boss or full boss even.

    Is the idea that it would spawn skeletal copies of the player, or just a preset army of skeleton astronauts?
     
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  3. Cliffracer

    Cliffracer Void-Bound Voyager

    What if a Skeleton looks into the Mirror? Plotholes everywhere!
     
  4. Machio

    Machio Void-Bound Voyager

    skeletons dont have eyes!


    I started with skeleton doppelgangers, they would work just as well, just liked this better.
     
  5. Cliffracer

    Cliffracer Void-Bound Voyager

    The idea is awesome. I can totally see these mirrors scattered in some ancient alien temple or as miniboss in the same dungeon.
     
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  6. Dal

    Dal Phantasmal Quasar

    very nice art
     
  7. Starbound

    Starbound Void-Bound Voyager

    Awesome
     
  8. Alpha_Squad

    Alpha_Squad Cosmic Narwhal

    That would be a neat boss, as long as you never see it.
     
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  9. Red Space Monkey

    Red Space Monkey Phantasmal Quasar

    Niiiiice design, always good to bring a little more "fantasy-ish" stuff into a sci-fi game, makes it more diverse.
     
  10. Gorath

    Gorath Scruffy Nerf-Herder

    That's some crazy Dr. Who stuff right there.
     
  11. GigaNova

    GigaNova Scruffy Nerf-Herder

    That looks sweet.
    I always like these wicked ideas!
     
  12. Lazer

    Lazer Existential Complex

    The more I think about it, the more I want this in the game.
     
  13. TheGoldenGaming

    TheGoldenGaming Master Chief

    im pretty sure this would pwn my monster
     
  14. Joxalot

    Joxalot Subatomic Cosmonaut

    ... And every time you die to the mirror it adds another servant to it's personal army.

    This sound like it could become a major pain in the butt!
    It's simple yet the idea of an cursed artifact... its so cool to me...
    Specially the fact it spit skellingtons.

    God how I love fighting skellingtons!
     
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  15. Lazer

    Lazer Existential Complex

    Skeletons in spacesuits is always a good time.
     
  16. Justin Hawkins

    Justin Hawkins Void-Bound Voyager

    Doctor Who anyone?
     
  17. pengjr

    pengjr Void-Bound Voyager

    It's supposed to be an original idea. I don't know if you knew this, but in a British BBC television show called Doctor Who, there are skeleton astronauts in the episode Scilence in the Library.
    Just letting you know. But the idea is great, but maybe just leave out the astronaut part. :up:

    Also, very nice art.
     
  18. Vizendel

    Vizendel Pangalactic Porcupine

    Oooh.

    Reminds me of the Vashta Nerada.
    If this DOES get implemented, we need the reference. "WHO TURNED OUT THE LIGHTS!?"
     
  19. LightninLew

    LightninLew Master Chief

    Cool, nice art too. Wouldn't work on my monster though, it's scared of it's own reflection.
     
  20. Tahu

    Tahu Void-Bound Voyager

    Skeleton approved
     
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