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How do you feel about characters with "good" and "evil" sides/forms, or characters that are the "good"/"evil" side of another character? 

35%
103 deviants said I love them :la:
33%
98 deviants said They're alright.
16%
46 deviants said I don't care :shrug:
9%
28 deviants said Ughhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh
7%
20 deviants said Dislike them :XD:

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RinTinPaladin Featured By Owner May 18, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
It depends how it's done but it can be pretty cool. Adds a physical presence to a side of a character's personality Some personal faves I can think of off the top of my head are monster series like Digimon (i.e. Guilmon's forced digivolution) and Pokemon, the Sonic franchise, shonen like Bleach, and even Berserk where the Berserker suit reflects his giving in to the tempation of blind bloodlust. I think generally if they have particular meaning I find they can be very memorable and effective. If it's just for the sake of it, they can come across as silly.
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SpitfiresOnIce Featured By Owner May 18, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Yea, that makes a lot of sense!
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KaizenKitty Featured By Owner May 14, 2015   Writer
:confused: Huh? What do you mean?
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SpitfiresOnIce Featured By Owner May 14, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Exactly what is asked xD
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KaizenKitty Featured By Owner May 14, 2015   Writer
I don't get what you mean by "good and evil sides/forms".
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SpitfiresOnIce Featured By Owner May 14, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Read some of the comments, that might help!
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KaizenKitty Featured By Owner May 14, 2015   Writer
I did. What do you mean by it?
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SpitfiresOnIce Featured By Owner May 14, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
A dark and/or evil side.
I honestly don't know hwo else I can word that :XD:
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KaizenKitty Featured By Owner May 14, 2015   Writer
so you think there are perfect characters?
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SpitfiresOnIce Featured By Owner May 14, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
That is not what I said :0
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WinterSong12 Featured By Owner Apr 22, 2015  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
YAY!!!! I WAS THE EVEN 100 FOR THE LOVE THEM OPTION!!!!!!

I think they are super cool and interesting. Sometimes they seem a bit overused though... 
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SpitfiresOnIce Featured By Owner Apr 23, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Cool cool.
Yea, I see!
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zooIogy Featured By Owner Apr 21, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Sometimes they're entertaining but it's such an overused concept that I just... usually can't get into it anymore.
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SpitfiresOnIce Featured By Owner Apr 21, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Same D:
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Nova000 Featured By Owner Apr 19, 2015  Hobbyist Artist
 i luv them.. i just do.. i hav no reasons its just it fun and it gives something a story OwO wait... that was a reason.. nvm ahha...
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SpitfiresOnIce Featured By Owner Apr 20, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
xD
I personally think the concept itself needs a good story to work, rather than the thing itself being the "story"!
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Nova000 Featured By Owner Apr 21, 2015  Hobbyist Artist
yeah thats true also ^^ maybe it needs more then one story? it would be annoying then wouldnt it? XD
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Poltergeist-Life Featured By Owner Apr 19, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
I really like them if they are done correctly.

Totally off topic but omg you have Asperger's? My best friend, as well as a somewhat new friend, have Asperger's. :D

Sorry that was way off but I thought it was cool lol
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SpitfiresOnIce Featured By Owner Apr 20, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I see!

And yep! :) That's nice :P
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Jade-Hawkfrost Featured By Owner Apr 19, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
I have two or three of them actually!! XD
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SpitfiresOnIce Featured By Owner Apr 20, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I have zero :P
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Jade-Hawkfrost Featured By Owner Apr 20, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
That's OK! We all have different preferences for characters and personas!
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SpitfiresOnIce Featured By Owner Apr 21, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Yep!
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OkamiWhitewings Featured By Owner Apr 19, 2015  Professional General Artist
I think they're alright as long as they're not stereotypical as hell.
Okami isn't perfect and Kurokami isn't totally bad, plus the latter represents my depression, so it actually has more sense than the overseen "iz bad cuz it iz!", imho xD
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SpitfiresOnIce Featured By Owner Apr 20, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
True! And in case of Okami and Kurokami I think it's fine.
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ShadowDeathTheWolf Featured By Owner Apr 19, 2015  Student Digital Artist
I dont mind them,I have one,and its more of a demon/side she doesnt want but has to cope with it.But she doesnt jump from one side to another,I dont like those characters.

Some times,that type of 'She turns evil and hurts another character and turns back imediatly and runs of hoping no one follows them', as that type draws to much attention to their character. I dont mind those who keeps their character balanced,or those who cant HELP turning evil such as werewolfs and vampires.
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SpitfiresOnIce Featured By Owner Apr 20, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Yea, that makes sense!
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ShadowDeathTheWolf Featured By Owner Apr 20, 2015  Student Digital Artist
^^
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TomboyJessie13 Featured By Owner Apr 19, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
They're alright, it keeps them from being Mary-Sue/Gary-Stus.
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SpitfiresOnIce Featured By Owner Apr 20, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I actually find this concept often TURNS them into those instead.
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TomboyJessie13 Featured By Owner Apr 20, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
>.< Shit.
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animalover4six Featured By Owner Apr 19, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
It depends...
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SpitfiresOnIce Featured By Owner Apr 20, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
It does x3
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animalover4six Featured By Owner Apr 20, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
Yup
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FellowSharcar Featured By Owner Apr 19, 2015
Love them, because there is no such thing as a person of ultimate good or evil.
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SpitfiresOnIce Featured By Owner Apr 19, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
No, but that is actually the exact reason why these "sides" make no sense to me. As if they are two seperate people who are only good or only evil?
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Jade-Hawkfrost Featured By Owner Apr 19, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
I think its just the embodiment of two sides of the whole person. This, however, does not mean one 'side' will not come in conflict with itself and,for lack of a better word, leave. Once one is gone, I would imagine that the remaining 'person' would become sane and have both good and bad in them.
(Just imao) 
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SpitfiresOnIce Featured By Owner Apr 20, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I think that if a person has more than one side at all it would probably be a lot more than two, but I don't know D:
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Jade-Hawkfrost Featured By Owner Apr 20, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
Understandable! Very good prediction as well! It is true that there are many more conflicting feelings/ideas than just good and bad... 
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DogeDays Featured By Owner Apr 19, 2015  Student
i think they're pretty cool :dummy: 
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SpitfiresOnIce Featured By Owner Apr 20, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I see :P
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DogeDays Featured By Owner Apr 20, 2015  Student
i'm guessing you don't like them XD 
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SpitfiresOnIce Featured By Owner Apr 20, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
They are fine in general, I just find the concept of good and evil a bit flawed, and I don't see really well-developed characters of them often :P
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DogeDays Featured By Owner Apr 20, 2015  Student
yeah i guess you're right c: when people do have them really well developed though they are pretty awesome in my opinion XD
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SpitfiresOnIce Featured By Owner Apr 20, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
They can be, yes :)
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Grabsomeclay Featured By Owner Apr 19, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
It depends how the character acts. 
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SpitfiresOnIce Featured By Owner Apr 20, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
True.
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EpicLPSWolf Featured By Owner Apr 19, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
In my opinion lots of the time they're Mary-Sues. I mean seriously? That's not an original idea.. unless they have a really fricking good backstory as to why they have two sides/forms.
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SpitfiresOnIce Featured By Owner Apr 20, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I do agree that they need some sort of good story or explanation for it!
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Erexis Featured By Owner Apr 19, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
There are several occasions in which they are creative, but to be honest with you...too many amateur writers and character designers rely on this formula because it's DAAAARK, and so they will look more serious, their character becomes more thought out, mature, and so on...or so as they think. I think they're not, and that's pretty much my opinion about amateur artists who tend to make so much gore and bloody pieces with the exact same intention. These kind of things rarely come out as creative and also rarely adds to the characters/story itself as far as I experienced. But...if you would like to increase your views...:D
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