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Voltorb's design is simple yet elegant. Honedge is busy as F. Jeez.

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User Info: rocknroller365

rocknroller365
3 years ago#91
wind64a posted...
A Novel Idea posted...
wind64a posted...
Unneccesary complexity can be a problem but the Triquetra on Honedge could simply be another way Masuda is incorporating the strong French inspiration for the Kalos region. It has many associations, some positive and some negative, such as the three witches the Mother, Maiden, and Crone.


Mmm--and the father, the son and the holy ghost, too! Celtic knots, Celtic not? The symbol is simple and powerful enough to be the cornerstone of the design on its own, but they had to muddle it up with the other elements. I like this post a lot, though!


My guess would be that the primary use for it (in this case) is Life, Death and Rebirth. The person lives by the sword, dies by the sword, and is reborn as the sword itself. You'll note that the "eyes" make another trio with the real eye on the hilt. This could be considered another reference to trinities and to how the third eye has a strong association with the spiritual plane. The ribbon resemples an arm and grasps the hilt, though it also resembles a wing on the end following how Honedge can fly around on it's own. The mouth could represent the lament of the spirit forced to fight onwards even after death.


Congratulations on writing the best post in this awful troll of a topic. Your interpretation is interesting. :)

User Info: wind64a

wind64a
3 years ago#92
rocknroller365 posted...
wind64a posted...
A Novel Idea posted...
wind64a posted...
Unneccesary complexity can be a problem but the Triquetra on Honedge could simply be another way Masuda is incorporating the strong French inspiration for the Kalos region. It has many associations, some positive and some negative, such as the three witches the Mother, Maiden, and Crone.


Mmm--and the father, the son and the holy ghost, too! Celtic knots, Celtic not? The symbol is simple and powerful enough to be the cornerstone of the design on its own, but they had to muddle it up with the other elements. I like this post a lot, though!


My guess would be that the primary use for it (in this case) is Life, Death and Rebirth. The person lives by the sword, dies by the sword, and is reborn as the sword itself. You'll note that the "eyes" make another trio with the real eye on the hilt. This could be considered another reference to trinities and to how the third eye has a strong association with the spiritual plane. The ribbon resemples an arm and grasps the hilt, though it also resembles a wing on the end following how Honedge can fly around on it's own. The mouth could represent the lament of the spirit forced to fight onwards even after death.


Congratulations on writing the best post in this awful troll of a topic. Your interpretation is interesting. :)


Thank you. The purpose of art is to create the most meaning in the simplest manner. If the design is more complex, but brings an even greater number of meanings to the table, while maintaining the theme, then there really isn't an issue.
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User Info: Tyranidomega

Tyranidomega
3 years ago#93
wind64a posted...
rocknroller365 posted...
wind64a posted...
A Novel Idea posted...
wind64a posted...
Unneccesary complexity can be a problem but the Triquetra on Honedge could simply be another way Masuda is incorporating the strong French inspiration for the Kalos region. It has many associations, some positive and some negative, such as the three witches the Mother, Maiden, and Crone.


Mmm--and the father, the son and the holy ghost, too! Celtic knots, Celtic not? The symbol is simple and powerful enough to be the cornerstone of the design on its own, but they had to muddle it up with the other elements. I like this post a lot, though!


My guess would be that the primary use for it (in this case) is Life, Death and Rebirth. The person lives by the sword, dies by the sword, and is reborn as the sword itself. You'll note that the "eyes" make another trio with the real eye on the hilt. This could be considered another reference to trinities and to how the third eye has a strong association with the spiritual plane. The ribbon resemples an arm and grasps the hilt, though it also resembles a wing on the end following how Honedge can fly around on it's own. The mouth could represent the lament of the spirit forced to fight onwards even after death.


Congratulations on writing the best post in this awful troll of a topic. Your interpretation is interesting. :)


Thank you. The purpose of art is to create the most meaning in the simplest manner. If the design is more complex, but brings an even greater number of meanings to the table, while maintaining the theme, then there really isn't an issue.


Love it when someone brings such creative viewpoints to Pokemon
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PkmTrainerAbram
3 years ago#94
A Novel Idea topic. Moving on.
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User Info: Scisor50

Scisor50
3 years ago#95
Yeah I'm still surprised people keep replying seriously to this troll topic.
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User Info: mooreandrew58

mooreandrew58
3 years ago#96
am I the only one who thinks they both look crappy? idk about which gen has the most overall but each gen has some really horrible looking pokemon

User Info: wind64a

wind64a
3 years ago#97
Tyranidomega posted...


Love it when someone brings such creative viewpoints to Pokemon


Thank you. I wonder if it's ironic that I'm a science major and currently taking general physics B.
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User Info: Melkac

Melkac
3 years ago#98
Voltorb's design is boring yet stupid. Honedge is cool as h. Jeez.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=43C2aBKMqeA

User Info: AlI_About_The_U

AlI_About_The_U
3 years ago#99
Busy? Pfft. It's not even a Gunblade.
http://i.imgur.com/Fd6pTd6.jpg

User Info: MagikarpRules

MagikarpRules
3 years ago#100
Long story short, TC is trying to justify his dislike for Honedge. Which isn't necessary, since no one cares.
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