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Posted: Feb 9th 2011 1:23PM KDolo said

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What bugs me about the whole "Good Sith" and, on the opposite side of the coin the "Evil Jedi" scenario as BioWare is playing it is that there is no Fall and neither is there an Ascension. You will never have a story like Revan's, or Exar Kun, or Anakin because your actions will never force you out of the Jedi or the Sith, no matter how antithetic your actions may be to either side.

This approach was okay with Dragon Age and Mass Effect and even KotOR where you had either a mythos that didn't revolve around moral absolutism or one where such moral absolutism didn't get in the way of the story.

Whether you believe in moral relativity or absolutism, the fact is that the Star Wars mythos IS a morally absolute universe for Force-Sensitives. Their actions feed upon themselves and reinforce who they are and what path they tread. BioWare has disregarded this, which is not necessarily a bad thing. However, they continually ignore that while the Force might not care about your actions, the leaders of your faction certainly do. To have a compassionate Sith or a racist Jedi goes against both camps. I don't care how outside the power structure you are, eventually someone higher up will find out and it's just a matter of time before you're booted out.

Posted: Feb 9th 2011 5:03PM Ingrod said

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@KDolo

But you can have fall and ascension inside your own class story, be a Jedi Republican character dont imples obbey always the Jedi and dont attemp to destroy them from inside of the Republic. The Exar Kun struggle over the Jedi and the Republic was for their own, without have to obbley some unknow for him Sith Emperor or be part of his Sith Empire. The main fallen Jedi goal is defeat the order and reach the absolute power over the Republic, not become only pawns of the Emperor or governos of some small Empire system. An dark Jedi can be enemy of the both sides, Jedi and democratic Republic govern and the Empire.
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Posted: Feb 9th 2011 6:37PM beskar said

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Insults, plural? I only see "kiddies", so that's insult, singular. Get it right, eh?

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