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  • Octavo
    replied to Mummy: the Curse 2e Kickstarter
    That sidebar really did not get that across, at least to me. I'm glad that was the writers' intentions though!...
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  • Octavo
    replied to Mummy: the Curse 2e Kickstarter
    I'm referring to this:

    "But this is no true threat. It is part of the formula. As civilizations rise, they too attempt to achieve godhood, a placement in the eye of the pyramid, to gaze over all the world and aim it towards new destinies."

    Neall Price on the KS responded to questions about this view of Apotheosis by saying "It's detailed a bit later, but it boils down to this: you cannot tear down the master's house with the master's tools. Gaining more power will never break your chains."

    Not only was this not detailed later (as far as...
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    Last edited by Octavo; 12-03-2019, 04:36 PM.

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  • Octavo
    replied to Mummy: the Curse 2e Kickstarter
    The thing that confuses me is that we get this long sidebar telling us that Apotheosis is bad and wrong because it's anticipated that mummies seeking power for themselves (not what apotheosis was in 1e) is part of the cosmic cycle, just as the Shaniatu sought power beyond their station, but then there's no support for this notion later in the book.

    I think the writers missed what Apotheosis was in 1e. It wasn't accumulating power or "tearing down the master's house with the master's tools." Apotheosis was about an artistic class abandoning the cycle of exploitation and the...
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