Edelgard von Hresvelg - Black Eagles House Leader

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Das ist kein Deutsch, das ist Niederländisch. Es gibt einen Unterschied.
That's not German, that's Dutch. There's a difference.
My bad.

Funny thing though, the confusion goes back a long way which is why Deutschland is Germany but the language of Holland is Dutch.
English really is appalling as a language.
 
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My bad.

Funny thing though, the confusion goes back a long way which is why Deutschland is Germany but the language of Holland is Dutch.
English really is appalling as a langue.
Le Français est mêlant des fois, mais c'est bien, j'ai de la chance d'avoir çà comme première langue. Le Canadien Français est beaucoup moins raffiné, par contre.

It feels good to live with a second language, sometimes.
 

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At the very least, Edelgard would be a lot more interesting from a personality standpoint.
Not would, IS. At least she's her own character with her own personality and story, unlike Byleth who for all intents and purposes is still just a blank slate for players to project into. She'd also be interesting playstyle-wise as Byleth is pretty much another blue-haired (or blueish) sword-fighter at their core unique mechanic concepts be damned.

Sadly it seems like avatar characters in video games are all the buzz these days considering their functions as wish fulfillment platforms for their playerbase.
 

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Speaking of different parts of Europe, it's intresting how the different houses are based on different European nations but aren't blatant copies.

Difference between inspiration and imitation.
 
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Speaking of different parts of Europe, it's intresting how the different houses are based on different European nations but aren't blatant copies.

Difference between inspiration and imitation.
That's actually very cool, but I'm still trying to recognize who the Alliance is inspired by. Ardestria is the Roman/Byzantine Empire, Fargheus is most likely Charlemagne's Holy Roman Empire, but for the Alliance I'm still struggling. I know that Claude wears some Turkish accessories, but I don't think the whole Leincester Alliance is based on Turkey.

But besides, that is something that I really hope more fantasy games will do more often. Europe has millennium of rich history with many different conflicts and interesting figures who are perfect inspiration material for any fantasy setting, so it really baffles me how 90% of the story in fantasy games is "A king/wizard has gone mad, stop them" or "Evil religion with pale dark priests wants to take over the world".
 

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That's actually very cool, but I'm still trying to recognize who the Alliance is inspired by. Ardestria is the Roman/Byzantine Empire, Fargheus is most likely Charlemagne's Holy Roman Empire, but for the Alliance I'm still struggling. I know that Claude wears some Turkish accessories, but I don't think the whole Leincester Alliance is based on Turkey.

But besides, that is something that I really hope more fantasy games will do more often. Europe has millennium of rich history with many different conflicts and interesting figures who are perfect inspiration material for any fantasy setting, so it really baffles me how 90% of the story in fantasy games is "A king/wizard has gone mad, stop them" or "Evil religion with pale dark priests wants to take over the world".
I think it's a mix of Germany's feudal states phase and England's penchant for archery and merchantry.
And yeah, the Game of Thrones was much better when it was about medival power struggles rather than Darth Maul's cousin invading.
 
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I think it's a mix of Germany's feudal states phase and England's penchant for archery and merchantry.
And yeah, the Game of Thrones was much better when it was about medival power struggles rather than Darth Maul's cousin invading.
Persistent TV producers and tardy fantasy novel writers are not a good mix, to say the least.

That's actually very cool, but I'm still trying to recognize who the Alliance is inspired by. Ardestria is the Roman/Byzantine Empire, Fargheus is most likely Charlemagne's Holy Roman Empire, but for the Alliance I'm still struggling. I know that Claude wears some Turkish accessories, but I don't think the whole Leincester Alliance is based on Turkey.

But besides, that is something that I really hope more fantasy games will do more often. Europe has millennium of rich history with many different conflicts and interesting figures who are perfect inspiration material for any fantasy setting, so it really baffles me how 90% of the story in fantasy games is "A king/wizard has gone mad, stop them" or "Evil religion with pale dark priests wants to take over the world".
I'd like to see an RPG being inspired by the Mongol empire, that'd be neat, especially seeing as Three Kingdoms gets more attention than Genghis Khan a lot of the time.
 
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Leicester is very inspired by Italy, considering some of the surnames and Derdriu pretty much being Venice.
OMG as an Italian I feel very ashamed about not recognizing Deirdru as Venice, because everything else falls perfectly into place as being inspired by Italy's "fractured" nature of the Middle Ages and all its powerful families like the Sforza, the Gonzaga, the Medici and so on.

Persistent TV producers and tardy fantasy novel writers are not a good mix, to say the least.



I'd like to see an RPG being inspired by the Mongol empire, that'd be neat, especially seeing as Three Kingdoms gets more attention than Genghis Khan a lot of the time.
That would be really neat TBH. I know a little about the Mongol Empire since I had to study Marco Polo's "Il Milione", and even that little bit was very interesting to say the least.
 
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Honestly the new outfits are hilarious. The group shots where all the students are huddled around Byleth makes it look like they called for a time out during the big championship game or something. :p
What's funnier to me is how the fans went from hating female Byleth's design, clamouring for those new outfits so they wouldn't have to look at it, to embracing it and portraying her as the hottest woman in Fodlan.
 

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Volwassen, met kanker schelden. Het is even goed een voorkeur, bovendien heb ik mn eigen mening niet gegeven over Byleth. Mensen klagen ook over 3 Links, 3 Marios en 3 Fox gastjes
Luister, kanker is sowieso een tumor. Ik scheld er niet mee. Je bent gewoon al sinds ik kan herinneren altijd lopen zoeken naar kritiek op elke post van mij, om elke reden die je kan bedenken. Dat vind ik nou zwaar kinderachtig, ben allergisch voor zulke mensen. Blokkeer me liever als elke post die ik maak in dezelfde topic jou zo'n stress oplevert met dat gezeik van je de hele tijd.
 

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Luister, kanker is sowieso een tumor. Ik scheld er niet mee. Je bent gewoon al sinds ik kan herinneren altijd lopen zoeken naar kritiek op elke post van mij, om elke reden die je kan bedenken. Dat vind ik nou zwaar kinderachtig, ben allergisch voor zulke mensen. Blokkeer me liever als elke post die ik maak in dezelfde topic jou zo'n stress oplevert met dat gezeik van je de hele tijd.
Je doet alsof ik het expres doe omdat jij het ben. Sorry als het echt zo overkwam maar dat is totaal niet het geval
 

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Luister, kanker is sowieso een tumor. Ik scheld er niet mee. Je bent gewoon al sinds ik kan herinneren altijd lopen zoeken naar kritiek op elke post van mij, om elke reden die je kan bedenken. Dat vind ik nou zwaar kinderachtig, ben allergisch voor zulke mensen. Blokkeer me liever als elke post die ik maak in dezelfde topic jou zo'n stress oplevert met dat gezeik van je de hele tijd.
Je doet alsof ik het expres doe omdat jij het ben. Sorry als het echt zo overkwam maar dat is totaal niet het geval
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So here's a question.

Okay. So everyone pretty much unanimously agrees that if Edelgard gets in, she'll come with a Garreg Mach stage. Assuming Garreg Mach is off-limits, what would you want her stage to be?
 
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So here's a question.

Okay. So everyone pretty much unanimously agrees that if Edelgard gets in, she'll come with a Garreg Mach stage. Assuming Garreg Mach is off-limits, what would you want her stage to be?
I could see the Holy Tomb being used. After all, it is also a rather prominent place, and one that you can visit in New Game+ from the amiibo Gazebo.
Though I still don't get what's up with the opposite-gender Byleth appearing there once Sothis fuses with Byleth
 

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I could see the Holy Tomb being used. After all, it is also a rather prominent place, and one that you can visit in New Game+ from the amiibo Gazebo.
Though I still don't get what's up with the opposite-gender Byleth appearing there once Sothis fuses with Byleth
For real, lol. I was completely taken aback when I saw that.

"Oh god I just wanted stat boosters why is an alternate version of me here," Byleth, 1180.
 

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For real, lol. I was completely taken aback when I saw that.

"Oh god I just wanted stat boosters why is an alternate version of me here," Byleth, 1180.
After Sothis constantly talked about how "the time of awakening is drawing closer" (or something along those lines) I was honestly expecting something some kind of event to take place there. But that other Byleth just standing there, saying nothing. . . I find that probably more unsettling than anything else in the entire game, lol.
 

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So, according to PushDustin's latest column translation, the focus of DLC going onward is actually "let's see how many more characters we can get in here and make this game as great as possible". Nintendo is still selecting the DLC, while Sakurai has to see if he can make a chosen character work.

https://twitter.com/PushDustIn/status/1171803208764686336
https://twitter.com/nokoloc/status/1171815442614247424

Just pointing this out to try and curb panic.

So basically as long as it keeps selling, he's going to keep making more. That's fantastic news!
 

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So here's a question.

Okay. So everyone pretty much unanimously agrees that if Edelgard gets in, she'll come with a Garreg Mach stage. Assuming Garreg Mach is off-limits, what would you want her stage to be?
Tailtean Plains for the dramatic stage or the Red Canyon for a non-walk off stage
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a city burning to the ground
is Gwen's aesthetic. :p
Took you long enough tbh
 

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So here's a question.

Okay. So everyone pretty much unanimously agrees that if Edelgard gets in, she'll come with a Garreg Mach stage. Assuming Garreg Mach is off-limits, what would you want her stage to be?
Adrestian throne room so Edelgard can flex like the queen that she is.
 

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So here's a question.

Okay. So everyone pretty much unanimously agrees that if Edelgard gets in, she'll come with a Garreg Mach stage. Assuming Garreg Mach is off-limits, what would you want her stage to be?
I can't believe no one has mentioned Field of the Eagle and Lion yet. It's an important location on all of the routes aside from Crimson Flower, but even then you still fight there before the timeskip for all of the routes. Plus it'd be a perfect way to fit in some background cameos from other students.
 

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I can't believe no one has mentioned Field of the Eagle and Lion yet. It's an important location on all of the routes aside from Crimson Flower, but even then you still fight there before the timeskip for all of the routes. Plus it'd be a perfect way to fit in some background cameos from other students.
I wonder if the ballista in the center would have any effect on the stage itself. :p
 

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I wonder if the ballista in the center would have any effect on the stage itself. :p
Now THAT would be a cool concept to implement. As the stage cycles, a ballista would show up allowing any fighter to say play like Snake's old Final Smash in attacking others for a certain amount of time.
 
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I can't believe no one has mentioned Field of the Eagle and Lion yet. It's an important location on all of the routes aside from Crimson Flower, but even then you still fight there before the timeskip for all of the routes. Plus it'd be a perfect way to fit in some background cameos from other students.
Gronder Field. That was actually my first thought and I think would be more fitting for Edelgard than Garreg Mach, which would suit a Byleth inclusion better.
 

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Just finished my first playthrough of three Houses on the Church route (would have wanted to check out Edlegard's first TBH but didn't meet some requirements to go that route I guess?)

I was always somewhat open-minded to Edelgard even before Three Houses released. Playing through the game just made me like the idea more. So you could consider me a supporter for your list.
 
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Just finished my first playthrough of three Houses on the Church route (would have wanted to check out Edlegard's first TBH but didn't meet some requirements to go that route I guess?)
You need to have reached a C+ Support with her by Chapter 11, and then while exploring, need to talk to her to witness her coronation. You only get the option to side with her if you do that.
Which, I might add, is all in all just extremely stupid, and (in my eyes) emblematic of how badly the game treats her in general.
 

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You need to have reached a C+ Support with her by Chapter 11, and then while exploring, need to talk to her to witness her coronation. You only get the option to side with her if you do that.
Which, I might add, is all in all just extremely stupid, and (in my eyes) emblematic of how badly the game treats her in general.
Not only that but the coronation is 1 specific week too so you need to know the ingame date ahead of time
 
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