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Old November 14 2011, 05:06 PM   #156
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Re: the state of sf/f TV development for 2012-13

RJDiogenes wrote: View Post
The problem with the Borg is that they were presented as completely unstoppable. Then they were stopped every other week or so.
Yup, that's always a problem, when you've got an "unstoppable" character/race, and you use them often, you end up de-fanging them by repeatedly beating the "Unstoppable".

One way around that, IMHO, if you want to use them frequently, is to use a small number frequently, it's OK to beat a few of them often, and then, every once in a while, you throw in a large number, and let the "unstoppable" character/race win that round, to show they actually are a threat.
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