Characters with overdramatic depressing/edgy backstories
|119 votes
overused but GOOD ANYWAY (+1)
overused and boring
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Published: February 9, 2018
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SunlitmadnessStudent Digital Artist
Okay, this is gonna sound edgy, but I find that I like characters like this more because I can relate to the issues they've faced, its harder for me to relate to characters that aren't overly edgy with some dark backstory because I haven't been in their situation.
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WolfandSaltHobbyist General Artist
it depends...
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TeiOujaStudent Digital Artist
If it's done right with some unique ideas, the former. Otherwise, it's the latter.
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megashadowmewHobbyist General Artist
Some can be really good, even if they include cliches
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yumetsuHobbyist General Artist
most good writing comes out of using a cliche as a base and making it your own, imo.
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