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February 18th, 2011, 15:50
Originally Posted by Jogurt View Post
The saddest part is that you don't even have to invent anything new, just drag creatures from myths and legends, maybe from other spheres than the Nordic one, that haven't yet been exploited.
I very much agree.

I'm very often very astonished in how little peopl look into ancient myths for inspiration.

The material, it's there.

What we need is find another Tolkien, born in the Southern part of the world, and tie him to a desk until he has written a 2000 pages trilogy.
Right. Although … A thing like that exists already : http://www.tekumel.com/
Any intelligent fool can make things bigger, more complex, and more violent. It takes a touch of genius and a lot of courage to move in the opposite direction. (E.F.Schumacher, Economist, Source)
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