Slimes In Soul Sacrifice Aren’t Happy Blue Blobs, They’re Mankind’s Insatiable Desires

By Sato . March 7, 2013 . 9:00am

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Slimes are a common enemy in role playing games, so common we don’t really think much about where slimes came from. Soul Sacrifice has back stories for many of the game’s enemies including these gooey monsters.

 

In Soul Sacrifice, you have to pay a price to fulfill a wish. No matter how much a human has lost in despair, they always have something left to offer. What remains even after all is lost is their body.

 

If a human’s desire is gold, their body would melt into a muddy soup, leaving just the bones behind. This semi-transparent soup, made from the body mixed with bones and organs, becomes a slimy mixture along with other parts that have transformed into jewels, money, and other materials the human wished for before dying.

 

Mankind’s greed is immeasurable, as having their own body no longer suffices. Slimes are born from many human desires, whether it’s gold or food. The slimes you see in this game are the typical appearances of humans who have fallen deep into their own desires.

 

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  • Nameless App 1989

    My response to the Slime’s origin:

  • http://epiclyamazing.wordpress.com/ AzureNova

    Gross.

  • grevlinghore

    Mankinds insatiable desire… so Blobs are boobs?
    Seriously though, this is pretty cool!

  • Rudy Soto

    I’ll have no issue sacrificing this guy.

    • MyBodyIsReady

      Sucks for me though, I want the badass Holy Armour lol

  • Ferrick

    so now we have wrath, sloth, greed, envy and lust, wonder on who will take on as pride

  • Abyan Haidar

    This is not the slime I am looking for…

    This Is THE SLIME I WILL FIGHT AGAINST!!

  • http://www.jb2x.com/wordpress/ JB2X

    Well, now. That would explain those golden slimes. Now it’s just plain old creepy. GG Marvelous.

  • $39420547

    slime?

  • Adol Christin

    They should make a novel or a manga out of this :)

  • https://twitter.com/Ni_Go_Zero_Ichi Project 2501

    I really like this grotesque dark fantasy aesthetic that Soul Sacrifice seems to be doing. It harkens back to what monsters and magic were originally supposed to be: creepy and demonic. Wish more fantasy games were like this.

  • http://www.facebook.com/people/Dylan-Ng/100000854638739 Dylan Ng
    • http://epiclyamazing.wordpress.com/ AzureNova

      Agreed. I’m out! “Jumps out window”

      • http://www.facebook.com/people/Dylan-Ng/100000854638739 Dylan Ng

        I hope you have combat training or have cheat code….

        • http://epiclyamazing.wordpress.com/ AzureNova

          If not I’ll just come back to life eventually =P

    • Abyan Haidar

      T.K. style… I’ll be back

    • Vash bane

      lolz

  • Lexaus_the_Alchemist

    With how games, comics, movies, and anime are these days, there isn’t too much stuff out there that truly creeps me out to the very depths of my soul…

    But I will admit, this… this ain’t right… in no way is this shit right… =(

  • JustThisOne

    Hahaha, this is great! In most games, I always feel some sort of guilt killing slimes. Dragon quest slimes, flans, porings, puni, and so on… they’re all too cute!

    So now that we’ve finally got a monstrosity of a slime, I can kill it no problem.

    Also, is that slime spewing mutton joints in the screenshot?

    • Solomon_Kano

      That is mutton. Well, that’d make for an embarrassing death lol.

    • Eilanzer

      nah in dark souls there is no problem at all XD

  • Z3

    Comcept should just give us a berserk game after this because they just nail the series’ atmosphere

  • TyeTheCzar

    I wonder if one of those insatiable desires are to be right on the internet.

  • ragingmerifes

    Reminds me of those disgusting slimes from Dark Souls. I used to play with my eyes closed when I fought them. Ewww…

    • Ferrick

      ahh yes, the slimes in dark souls, where they take the term “kill it with fire” to a whole new level

  • Pockystix

    it always bugs when when slimes are either really adorable, or just some ugly thing that does. . . things lol

    you don’t see many slime people in games, that is, humanoid slimes, or a major character being a slime. Rocket slime would probably count, if not for the cute and already preexisting mascot thing lol

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