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gods & goddesses | Nyx

Nyx, or Nox in Latin translation, is the Greek goddess of the night. A shadowy figure, Nyx stood at or near the beginning of creation. Her appearances in mythology are sparse, but reveal her as a figure of exceptional power and beauty. She is found in the shadows of the world and only ever seen in glimpses. In Hesiod’s Theogony, Nyx is born of Chaos. With Erebus, Nyx gives birth to Aether (Brightness) and Hemera (Day). Later, on her own, Nyx gives birth to Moros (Doom, Destiny), Ker (Fate, Destruction, Death), Thánatos (Death), Hypnos (Sleep), the Oneiroi (Dreams), Momus (Blame), Oizys (Woe, Pain, Distress), the Hesperides, the Moirai (Fates), the Keres, Nemesis (Indignation, Retribution), Apate (Deceit), Philotes (Friendship, Love), Geras (Old Age), and Eris (Strife).

~An anon asked about Nyx once. I found this.



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I’m not sure if people get the cultural significance of this video game.

SSB4 really accomplished something a normal video game can’t do. That’s why its awesome

I want to take someone from the 90’s and show them this just to see their reaction.

And then there’s the “alt” angle.

Villager and Robin there were initially presented as males in Smash, but then announced that you have the option to play female versions too… and that those female versions make up half of the total number of versions of said character. (They did the same with Wii Fit Trainer, only reverse the male/female reveal.)

Villager and Robin are player-avatar characters in their source games… and their Smash iterations carry that forward with the ability to pick their gender, just as you could before, rather than taking the easy way out and defaulting them to “male”.

(Wendy is also an alt of Bowser Jr., though the other six Koopalings take up Jr’s other alt-slots. Which is awesome.)

Ubisoft’s all “we can’t make ONE Assassin in this game female because girls are too haraaaarrrrrd to animaaaaaaaaaaaaaate”.)

Nintendo gives us all those females plus multiple fully-animated characters who can be either.


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