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  • I Like The Mystery! I Don't Need Everything Explained!

    10 16.67%
  • I Want Some Things To Have An Origin & Some Things To Remain A Mystery!

    29 48.33%
  • I Want Everything To Have An Origin & Detailed Explanation!

    13 21.67%
  • Didn't Anyone Learn From George Lucas & His Star Wars Prequels?

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Thread: How Do You Feel About Origins In MOTU?

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    Widget Wrestler Mr. Shokoti's Avatar
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    How Do You Feel About Origins In MOTU?

    Some of the heroes, villains, & concepts from MOTU didn't have origins or detailed explanations back in the 1980's. Over the past 10 years, that's changed for a lot of them. How do you feel about origins for things that previously didn't have them?
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    I voted for this:

    I Want Some Things To Have An Origin & Some Things To Remain A Mystery!
    I have really enjoyed origins for certain things that never were (like Kronis, Tuvar and Bahdra) but some other things...like explaining exactly what the secrets of Castle Grayskull were, were big no-nos in my opinion!
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    I like the origins and such! Kronis, Odiphus, Tuvar and Baddrah: I love that stuff and hope for many Secret Origin figures to be included in the line. I like the explanations laid out for Grayskull and the Swords. It may not be such a mystery for us now, but for most of the characters, it still is.

    I know many don't enjoy the spilling of the beans and even some of the ideas in general, but I am in love with the Bio Canon.
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    I like mystery, I don't need everything explained. I make up my own origins, avatars of the imagination and such.

    I do like the bios though, and seeing someone else's perspective on things. The same can be said for the mini-comics, Filmation productions, MYP productions, the 200X comics, etc... They provide a different vision/perspective which can be enjoyable to read/see/learn.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Darkspecter View Post
    I voted for this:



    I have really enjoyed origins for certain things that never were (like Kronis, Tuvar and Bahdra) but some other things...like explaining exactly what the secrets of Castle Grayskull were, were big no-nos in my opinion!
    This.

    Seeing how Adam got the sword... Awesome. Finding out it belonged to a bigger more impressive he-man... and the castle's significance is that it was grandpa's house...

    Less Awesome.

    Some things are generally insignificant. Where is Beastman from... how did Merman join up with Skeletor... How did rio blast get his guns.... These aren't important to the franchise and by all means lets have an origin... Character Develepment is RARELY a bad thing...

    Where Castle Grayskull came from... who built it... and what the secrets are... THOSE should NEVER have been told...

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    I like any backstory I can get. I want it all. But as a true fan, and as a person who likes to have fun with things, I love the mystery as well.

    I'll take it as it's comes. I dont mind mystery. I dont mind backstory or origins.

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    i loved the origins of characters in the myp cartoon & the icons of evil by mvc comics. i was wanting more. certain characters were mysteries that i just had to know about.
    i feel giving characters origins, backstory & development adds great depth & drama that pulls you in more.

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    Quote Originally Posted by baronterror View Post
    I like any backstory I can get. I want it all. But as a true fan, and as a person who likes to have fun with things, I love the mystery as well.

    I'll take it as it's comes. I dont mind mystery. I dont mind backstory or origins.
    I tend to agree with this statement. I really don't mind either way. Just don't explain EVERYTHING to me. Let there be some mystery there, and we're good.
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    To have everything explained will totally take the imagination out of this line. We never used to get every single detail spelt out to us and we were just fine.
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    I'll take some Origins but I also want the Mystery.

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    Some characters or places benefit from exploring their backstories, others don't. As long as these stories are well thought out, I don't mind them. It all depends on the execution: I loved most new ideas in MYP, I hate most of the new ideas in the MOTUC bios.
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    I LOVE a good origin story, and I think that stems from the fact that my all-time favorite character, He-Man, never got one back in the day, so I voted for option two, but I honestly don't think I'd mind if they did give every single thing some background.
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