The SyFy channel decided that rather than make a gradual change they should Tokyo Drift and completely become a heavily reality TV driven channel nearly overnight. I don’t approve. That doesn’t stop me from watching their original reality-competition show Face Off in fits and starts.
I just get sucked in. It’s art and imagination and everyone is essentially given the same challenge to make their own. Face Off is more cognitive than America’s Next Top Model – Don’t tell Tyra I said that—and far less annoying than any of their ghost or paranormal shows (but what isn’t?).
Face Off is one of the few shows down this new road that seems to remember what the SyFy channel that came before and won us over was all about.
In the episode “Dishonorable Proportions” the contestants were charged with translating some of the enemies and classes, some affected by the plague and others disturbing by default, from Dishonored in to real life characters.
I was worried and excited and more than a little curious. Check some out these enemies:
The City Watch, Aristocrats, Thugs, and Weepers all have very distinct features for the artists to play with in their designs. Some were amazing and other were awesome and there was one that just made me sad.
Tommy’s weird wrench-wielding indentured servant with a touch of Hellboy did not please me:
Laura’s Weeper priest was so good I hoped to cross it in the game!
I loved Derek’s Thug: