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robbie038 wrote:those roped figures could also serve as victoms for the Vikings and Saxons be raided in their monastary with a bible from one the apocalyptic sets in their hand , perhaps to that end they could also include a few Chalices or Crucifixes on one of the sprues
Lord_Bryon wrote:robbie038 wrote:those roped figures could also serve as victoms for the Vikings and Saxons be raided in their monastary with a bible from one the apocalyptic sets in their hand , perhaps to that end they could also include a few Chalices or Crucifixes on one of the sprues
Excellent idea. Bibles, Chalices, and Crucifixes multiply the usefulness of this proposal.
Lord_Bryon wrote:They should include the Christian symbolism. The kit could be marketed as monks / cultists. Some gamers could use them as pilgrims to the holy city or other crusades types. They can be used in almost any era as Catholic monks more or less wore the same garb for centuries. Painting them up and using them as cultists for the elder gods is up to the modeler.
Lord_Bryon wrote:I know that those people exist but I think you're grossly overestimating the size and scope of the gamer population. I admit that I may be underestimating it. I find that the extremes are the exception not the rule. I can't be persuaded that it would make any difference in sales whether or not Christian crosses are included or excluded. I'm guessing the overwhelming majority wouldn't care and since we want to sell to the majority why make a fuss for a few fanatics. Additionally bad press isn't always a bad thing, at least people are talking about it. And when people talk information spreads and interest increases from both camps. I remember local Christian factions protesting the Harry Potter movies. Did that stop the Harry Potter movies from making a mint, I think not. If anything I'm guessing it inspired some to go and see the film just in spite of the protest.
I personally don't care if it has crucifixes or 8 pointed stars of chaos, or tentacles effigies of the great cathulu. So I won't continue the debate
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