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Skull & Bones

Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag without the "Assassin's Creed" part.

Episode Recap

The Intolerable Acts

The episode continued where the aptly named The Boston Tea Party left off, at the Wheatley print shop, where Moses, James, Sarah, and Henri are stuck until the wagon can be fix. Meanwhile, Boston is and the King's Regulars began to swarm the small state, due to the colonists dumping the tea, since this is big news, James and Henri ran back to report it.


Tropes

  • Backstory: Henri's backstory, he and his parents were migrating to find a new home in the Thirteen Colonies, but disaster struck, the Plague happened on the ship. - Many died, including Mr. and Mrs. LeFebve. This left their son as an orphan and a slave to the captain.
    • James going in detail about how he became an orphan.
  • Good Samaritan: The nameless passing by neighbor that rescued a baby James Hiller from a burning house.
  • Flashback
  • Justified Title

Let's Go Eevee/Let's Go Pikachu YMMV

  • To some IRL Poketrainers for both this game see the Pokeball Plus as the best thing ever.
    • It's better to play this game with this device, unlike the Joycons.
      • Others see this as this as Nintendo/Game Freak/Pokemon Company pulling a Ubisoft or worst, EA, since the Pokeball Plus is fifty USD and that the Mew is locked between a paywall.
        • They have a point since IT's only this special Mew that can be put into LGEP and not the one from Pokemon Go.
        • Worst, is that the Legendary is a one time DLC that the IRL trainer has to take special care of it.
        • As as worst, is that the PBP doesn't come with much instructions, save searching for it all over the official Nintendo tech support website. This leads some IRL Poketrainers to seeing the Pokeball Plus as an over glorified joycon that's not worth the price tag, or a paper weight.

Overwatch

The Spy causes some gamers to leave for other TF2 "clones", like Overwatch, due to him impersonating foe teammates, getting shot/backstabbed one too many times, and newcomers picking him (whose inexperience will lead to some problems).

Overwatch 2

Self Notes Just in case this is an actual sequel and not an expansion.

Summary


Announced in November 1 in Blizzcon 2019, Overwatch 2 is a sequel that continues after the first game, which was released in 2016. The game will both PVP and PVE, including new features, like new maps, Heroes, HUD, a new mode called "Push" and even a major upgrade to the game's engine. The latter will have both games share the same Heroes, map pools, and even the same client. The PVE mode introduces a new system, called Talents, were Heroes can be leveling up by using special abilities. Gamers who got cosmetics from the first game can be carried over to Overwatch 2.

The story continues were all the comics and trailers of the first game left off or fills the plot holes that went unanswered.

Tropes used in Jade Shauni/sandbox include:

Overwatch 2: Zero Hour

  • Awesome Backpack: Mei's backpack.
  • Bilingual Dialogue: Mainly the human cop, her Omnic partner, and the little girl speak both French and English.
  • The Cameo: Lena keeps a picture of her girlfriend, Emily, in the cockpit's dashboard.
    • Pictures of the Overwatch agents' families, like Torbjorn Lindholm's, are present around in the plane itself.
  • Diagonal Cut: The hover plane was slice in half this way.
    • Genji does this to several cars that are flung his way, including slicing the mecha Omnic's hand.
  • Final Boss: The gigantic Omnic.
  • Frickin Laser Beam
  • Giant Robot
  • Heroic Sacrifice: Winston decided to face the . Just to give Tracer, an injured Mei-L Zhou, and some of the Parisian civilians a fighting chance to escape safely from danger.
  • Hover Car Fu: Various characters, mainly Winston, uses hover cars and such as weapons, covers, and shields.
  • Just in Time: Various characters shown up just in the nick of time to save Winston, his friends, and the Parisians, like:
    • Brigitte Lindholm and Reinhardt.
    • Genji Shimalda
    • Angela Zeigler
  • Mooks: The Null Sector Omnics.
  • Never Split the Party: Winston tells Mei that they'll be fine as long as they don't separate.
  • No Range Like Point-Blank Range: One of the Null Sector Omnics was about to shoot Winston straight at the face.
  • Sequel Episode: To Rise and Shine,Are You With Us?, Recall, Reunion, Honor and Glory, and Tracer: Reflections.
  • Team Shot: Jack Morrison keeps a photo that has the old Overwatch team.
    • The cinematic ends with Winston and his motley team posing for a team shot.


YMMV

  • And the Fandom Rejoiced: The lore side of the fanbase were begging and were about to resorting to do a Satanic Ritual just to get some Lúcio and Zenyatta lore. Turns out that they didn't need to do that, since Blizzard gave the Brazilian freedom fighter and the Omnic monk larger roles in this game.
    • The same goes with other minor characters that didn't get lore screen time in the first game.
    • Other gamers are happy that Blizzard is breathing new life into Overwatch by making Overwatch 2. Even assuming that this will fix the plaguing flaws that are prevailing in the first game.
  • DLC: Some gamers stated that Overwatch 2 should've been this, considering that it'll be an add on to the first game.
    • Some fans and haters are now saying that now people have to pay approximately $60 just for an extra game mode and some skins.
  • Ensemble Darkhorse: Some of the new duds that the characters wore in the "Zero Hour" trailer and gameplay footage got popular.
  • Fandom Rivalry: With the announcement, it seems as though with some fans and haters that Blizzard *gasp* copied the obscure "Mann vs. Machine" mode, thus rekindling the Overwatch vs TF2 rivalry again.
    • And also, "Left 4 Dead."
      • Or rather, cue the TF2 fans/Overwatch edgy fans/OW haters making fun of Overwatch again.
  • It's the Same, Now It Sucks: Some fans are pointing out that OW2 is the first game repackage.
  • Lady Not-Appearing-In-This-Game: Theorized and rumored. Some gamers are suspecting that the fanservice that Overwatch is...rather infamous for, would be tone down somehow.
    • The fact that in some of the trailers and gameplay footage is proof enough for them that Blizzard is doing this, considering that we don't see guys, like Tracer or Widowmaker, that much or when we do see them, they are covered up more than usual.
      • Subverted, since in both the games and lore, characters like Widowmaker and Tracer, have important roles.
  • Overwatch 2 won't need to be paid, since it's just gonna be a new engine, new visuals, maps, heroes, and etcs. AS long as one owns the first game.
    • It's only the PVE part that's pay-able.
  • During the "Zero Hour" trailer, some fans thought that Mei-Ling Zhou was gonna die when she was seriously injured, because the mainland Chinese Hero was adopted into a "freedom fighter" mascot/meme for 2019 Hong Kong protests.
    • Also, some fans and haters concluded that Blizzard doesn't wanna anger China any further and assumed such.


Character Page

Pokemon Elements Cheat Sheet

Pokemon Sword and Shield

  • Some of the Pokemon that made it to SWSH are those that are not loved by the fans, like trubbish, who fans label as horrible, uncreative, and "I wish it doesn't exist."
    • Hammering GF and the Pokemon Company's point that they'll do a rotation model, so every previous generation mon can have a chance.

To add more tropes notes

Find or make a trope that describes accessories, like amiibos, action figures with QR codes/codes, and such, which adds features to the game.

Pokemon SwSh review (Nintendo Life): http://www.nintendolife.com/reviews/nintendo-switch/pokemon_sword_and_shield

KH Union Cross

tropelist

  • Hologram: In one of the early quests, when the gamer meets Ephemer for the first time. He tells him that all of the world that the gamer has travels to are just computer data.


Pokemon Sun and Moon Character Sheet

Player Character

Lillie and Nebby

  • A Girl and Her Mon
  • Actual Pacifist: Lillie being a pacifist dislikes the idea of Pokemon fighting each other. It's too the point that she has to carry a ton of repeals on her person for self defense.
  • Badass in Distress: Nebby when he gets in trouble, despite that he's powerful to create a huge blast of light and processes other unknown abilities.
    • Makes sense, since he's a baby and cannot attack back for self-defense.
  • Beleaguered Assistant: Lillie describes herself as an assistant to Professor K, but she gets anxious when she has to clean up some of the mess he makes for research purposes.
  • No Sense of Direction: Lillie can easily get lost, even in short trips.

Nebby

Professor Kukui

Gladion

  • Aloof
  • Trope: According to one of the grunts, Gladion was just a hired hand in Team Skull, despite that he is higher ranking.
  • Trope: Gladion has a mysterious role.

Lusamine

Samson Oak

  • Expy|Identical Twin ID Tag: Now imagine Professor Samuel Oak with a tan and wearing a Hawaiian shirt, that's how you get Samson.
    • It's also due to both Samson and Samuel are twins.

Pokémon/Characters/Generation VII Families

Note: There's 100 new mons, including Alolan versions of old Pokemon.

A list of Pokémon who all debuted in Pokémon Sun and Moon. Now there's new 100 Pokémon which have not appeared in previoius generations and are added to the ever expanding pokedex. Some of the old pokemons, like raichu and the geodude line, were given new forms called "Alolan". - Which can be obtained by catching, hatching, evolution, evolving in certain places or activated in certain times. These forms even give these pokemons an alternate typing that they would not otherwise have in their respective regions, like raichu given him a psychic typing.

Both Sun and Moon introduced Ultra Beasts into the mix.

For to see the other generations, click here.

Rowlet, Dartrix, Decidueye (Mokuroh, Fukuthrow, Junaiper)

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Rowlet is the grass-flying type of the Alolan starters, this grass type starter is a genteel of the group and is very obsessive over cleanliness, even up till it evolves to decidueye, a mighty and powerful archer. Once it becomes decidueye, this starter's typing changes from flying into ghost.

  • Agent Rowlet: This green starter spends his time grooming himself just to be beautiful. But it's also to keep his feathered arrows and claws sharp, slick, and ready for a fight.
  • The Archer: A fully evolved decidueye fires its hidden arrow quills as though its wielding a bow.
  • Blow You Away
  • The Dandy: Dartix spends most of its free time just preening its wings and making sure there's no dirt.
    • Unlike fennekin, dartix gets so obsessive with cleaning with feathers to be dirt free it won't battle.
  • Green Thumb
  • Non-Elemental: There's Normal types in the TM and TR bag.
  • Our Ghosts Are Different
  • Planimal
  • Ridiculously Cute Critter
  • Stealth Expert: Rowlet can stealthy sneak up on its prey or attack its opponent without being noticed.
  • Narcissist: Just how much of neat freak this owl pokemon is, well, if he's not groom diligently. Dartix will quit listening to his trainer.

Litten, Torracat, Incineroar (Nyabby, Nyaheat, Gaogaen)

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Litten appears as an adorable darker and edgier "lucky cat" which will grow up into a ferocious fighter that is incineroar, even though it's a fire/dark type and not part of the Fire/Fighting Club.

Popplio, Brionne, Primarina (Ashimari, Osyamari, Ashirene)

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Popplio starts out as a fun circus clown appearing seal cub, eventually will evolved into an elegant yet beautiful sea lion. As Primarina, he can make use of his singing and bubbles as a formidable foe.

  • An Ice Pokemon: There's a few learning moves, TR, and TMs that the popplio lines can learn.
  • Dance Battler: Even Brionne's fighting moves and dodging appears as though it's dancing.
    • This is a distraction, since the seal-like pokemon is making water bubbles to overwhelm its foes.
  • Dude Looks Like a Lady: Despite that Popplio is has a mostly male birth ratio, the clown seal is very effeminate appearing.
  • Happy Dance: Brionne dances to cheer up its pals, just to try and assist.
  • Making a Splash
  • Musical Assassin: Primarina's singing voice is his main weapon for battle.
    • Their Poketrainers have to keep track of their starter's throat maintenance.
    • The popplio line's musician themes and references uses all pertains to how it fights or using it's bubbles or singing as weapons.
  • Non-Elemental: Just like litten, torracat, and incineroar, the popplio line can also learn "Normal" type moves by leveling up, learn by TM, or TR.
  • Our Fairies Are Different
  • Our Mermaids Are Different: Primarina has the appearance of a mermaid of sorts, despite being a seal-like pokemon. Due to his bottom half and its mane.
  • Sirens Are Mermaids: Primarina is also known as a "songstress", it uses singing a lot.
  • Ridiculously Cute Critter: Popplio is the most adorable seal starter pokemon ever.
  • The Unfavorite: When Sun and Moon were first announced, the clown seal is viewed as a ripoff of piplup and is the subject of ridicule.
    • The exception are the "Popplio Defense Squad" and whomever picked popplio as their starter.
    • After seeing Popplio's second or third evolutions are enough to convinced the haters to become fans of the water starter.

Pikipek, Trumbeak, Toucannon (Tsutsukera, Kerarappa, Dodekabashi)

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Known as the "Woodpecker Pokemon", pikipek's strong enough to drill through wood. But will eventually evolves into a good luck wedding charm toucan.

Yungoos, Gumshoos (Youngoose, Dekagoose)

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  • Alien Kudzu: The reasons why Alolans bring over both yungoos and gumbshoos over to the islands was to counteract the ever increasing rattata and raticade population.
  • Big Eater: Yungoos just goes in a never ending quests for food.
  • Dark Is Not Evil: The yungoos line says hello darkness.
  • Dishing Out Dirt: Gumshoos are going to learn many Ground and Rock moves either by leveling up, Move Tutors, and TMs.
  • Non-Elemental
  • Punny Name: Mainly, "young guns" and "Gumshoes"

Alolan Rattata, Alolan Raticate

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  • Alien Kudzu: Rattatas caused a massive outbreak in the Alolan islands that it became a public concern, since they infiltrates homes, searching for foods.
  • Dark Is Not Evil
  • Greed: Alolan Raticate is so greedy that its nest is over stuff with food.
    • It's to the point that the pokemon can't eat all of the food.
  • The Leader: The Alolan Raticate forms a goon squad of Alolan rattatas were it assumes the head honcho role.
  • Non-Elemental
  • Palette Swap: Both Alolan Rattata and Alolan Raticate have dark brown color schemes. Whereas in other regions they are purple (rattata) or light brown (raticate)

Alolan Raichu

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  • Non-Elemental: Alolan Raichu has normal moves to learn and add to his repertoire.
  • No Export for You: Due to living in the Alolan island, raichu gotten a different form from its "NO EXPORT FOR YOU" diet, unlike his peers in other regions.
    • Raichu even loves these specially prepared Alolan pancakes, it made some islanders wondering if this is responsible for its unusual form.
  • Palette Swap
  • Psychic Powers
  • Shock and Awe

Grubbin, Charjabug, Vikavolt (Agojimushi, Dendimushi, Kuwagannon)

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Alolan Meowth, Alolan Persian

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Alolan Grimer, Alolan Muk

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  • Dark Is Not Evil
  • Non-Elemental: When Alolan Grimer and Muk levels up, he can learns some normal types.
  • Palette Swap
  • Poisonous Pokemon
  • Technicolor Toxin: Both Grimer and Muk are brightly colored, sporting shades of dark greens, bright yellows and purples, and tinges of blues, just to rammed it home that they're very poisonous.
    • As if their non-Alolan violet colors weren't enough.

Crabrawler, Crabominable (Makenkani, Kekenkani)

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Alolan Diglett, Alolan Dugtrio

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Oricorio (Odoridori)

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Oricorio is known as the "Dancing Pokemon' and it has four forms to represent the four Alolan islands. This bird pokemon changes its forms by drinking the necture of certain flowers.

Cutiefly, Ribombee (Abuly, Aburibbon)

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Rockruff, Lycanroc (Iwanko, Lugarugan)

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  • Dishing Out Dirt
  • Fearless Fool: Midnight form! Lycanroc attacks utterly challenging opponents, often with little to no regard of its safety.
    • Midnight form! Lycanroc ONLY cares about defeating its foes.
      • Even ignoring its trainers orders that it dislikes.
  • Our Werewolves Are Different: Rockruff's evolution, Lycanroc's midnight form which can be evolve during the night, is extremely violent, rebellious, and taking the "lone wolf" seriously (except being buds with trainers).
    • Subverted with the midday and dusk forms, which are loyal or calm, cool, collective.
  • Red Eyes, Take Warning: Lycanroc's midnight form appears wild and it has dangerous red pink-ish yet demented eyes.
  • Ridiculously Cute Critter: Rockruff in its rocky form.

Wishiwashi (Yowashi)

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Mareanie, Toxapex (Hidoide, Dohidoide)

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  • Cold-Blooded Torture: Toxapex's victims suffers from pain that lasts three days and three nights.
  • Making a Splash
  • Regeneration: Like real starfishes, Mareanie can regenerate lost limbs if they are cut off.
    • It's hidden ability is "regenerator."
  • Poisonous Pokemon
  • Poisoned Spike: Mareanie uses a poisonous spike and jabs it into the head of its prey.
    • Toxapex, Mareanie's evolve form, throws toxic spikes at its foes.
  • The Scrappy: Craftsmen that uses Corsola branches for their art hates Mareanie and its evolve form, Toxapex, since the Pokemons eats anything Corsola.


Mudbray, Mudsdale (Dorobanko, Banbadoro)

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  • Dishing Out Dirt
  • Ridiculously Cute Critter: Mudbray
  • Super Strength: Mudbray is strong enough to carry 50 times its own body weight.
    • Mudsdale can trudge difficult mountain pathways without any rest and can drag a 10-ton load while it's at it, this pokemon is definitely not a slouch.
  • Theme Naming: It's fitting for a ground type, since "Mud" is in both evolutions.

Dewpider, Araquaid (Shizukumo, Onishizukumo)

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Fomantis, Lurantis (Karikiri, Lalantes)

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Morelull, Shiinotic (Nemasyu, Mashade)

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Alolan Marowak

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  • Curse: When the oni marowak beats its foes or opponents with it's bone, the flames which are cursed will spread to them.
    • No amount of extinguishing will make the fire cease.
  • Mama Bear: Even after Marowak was murdered, she still protects her baby cubone.
  • Oni: The late mommy marowak became a vengeful spirit.
  • Our Ghosts Are Different
  • Palette Swap
  • Playing With Fire

Salandit, Salazzle (Yatoumori, Ennewt)

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  • : Since the males' only priority is to female salandits, even giving them most of their food. They're insanely malnourished because of this to the point that they can't evolve.
  • One Gender Race: Kinda, it's only female Saladnits that can grow up to Salazzles.
    • To scientists, they only find Salazzles in the wild.
  • Playing With Fire
  • Poisonous Pokemon
  • Reverse Harem: According to the Sun Pokedex entry:
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"It creates a reverse harm of male salandit that it lives with."

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Stufful, Bewear (Nuikoguma, Kiteruguma)

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Bounsweet, Steenee, Tsareena (Amakaji, Amamaiko, Amajo)

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Comfrey Cuwawa)

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Oranguru (Yareyuutan)

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Passimian Nagetukesaru

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Wimpod, Golisopod (Kosokumushi, Gusokumusha)

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Sandygast, Palossand (Sunaba, Sirodethna)

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Pyukumuku (Namakobushi)

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Type: Null, Silvally (Type: Null, Silvady)

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Poipole, Naganadel (Bevenom, Agoyon)

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Minior (Meteno)

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Komala (Nekkoara)

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Turtonator (Bakugames)

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Togedemaru (Togedemaru)

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Alolan Geodude, Alolan Graveler, Alolan Golem

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Mimikyu (Mimikkyu)

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"It's acutal appearance is unknown. A scholar who saw what was under its rag was overwhelmed by terror and died from the shock."

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  • I Just Want to Have Friends: Mainly because some of mimikyu's friends keep dying on him.
    • In order to not kill his friends pre-maturely and have them live to old age, Mikikyu wears a rag and dresses up as the Pokemon mascot, so he can get close.
  • Improvised Clothes: With this pokemon, it's his entire stint.
    • The pokedex entries even calls the costume "rags."
  • Non-Elemental: Mimikyu's has these Normal type moves underneath its pikachu costume.
  • Only a Flesh Wound: The Pokedex stated that Mimikyu wasn't hurt.
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"After going to all the effort of disguising itself, its neck was broken. Whatever is inside is probably unharmed,..."

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Bruxish (Hagigishiri)

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Drampa (Jijilong)

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Alolan Sandshrew, Alolan Sandslash

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Alolan Vulpix, Alolan Ninetales

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Dhelmise (Dadarin)

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Alolan Exeggutor

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Jangmo-o, Hakamo-o, Kommo-o (Jyarako, Jyarango, Jyararanga)

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Tapu Koko (Kapu-Kokeko)

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Tapu Lele (Kapu-Tetefu)

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Tapu Bulu (Kapu-Bulul)

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Tapu Fini (Kapu-Rehire)

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Cosmog, Cosmoem, Solgaleo, Lunala (Cosmog, Cosmovum, Solgaleo, Lunala)

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Stakataka (Tundetunde)

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Blacephalon (Zugadoon)

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Nihilego (Uturoid)

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Buzzwole (Massivoon)

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Pheromosa (Pheroache)

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Xurkitree (Denjyumoku)

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Celesteela (Tekkaguya)

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Kartana (Kamiturugi)

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Guzzlord (Akuziking)

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Necrozma (Necrozma)

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Magearna (Magearna)

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Marshadow (Marshadow)

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Zeraora (Zeraora)

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Anaconda 1

Notes On a side note - it's rather easy to miss this, but there are in fact two anacondas in the first film, not one. The first is killed by a shot to the head that blows its brains out, but many viewers assume this to be the same one encountered in the factory later on because it sank into the water prior to dying and isn't seen afterwards. The second doesn't have any facial injuries, is a different color, and is clearly bigger, presumably a female.

Main Series Page

People go up river, big snake is very hungry. Guess what happens. —The NZ Listener's twelve-word review of Anaconda

The film series, Anaconda (aka Anacondas) are a B-horror monster movie franchise, made by Hans Bauer, Jim Cash, and Jack Epps Jr., produced and distributed by Sony. All five films revolved around giant man-eating anacondas, an All-Star Cast, people trying to "not get eaten" and achieve their goals, whether its to hunt down and kill the snakes, find cures, or catch and study them.

The last two movies are direct-to-video, but all the three sequels are all regarded as horrible.

tropes found in all the films

  • Antagonist Title
  • Artistic License: Biology: Oh so very much, all in the name of the Rule of Scary. Among other things:
    • Anacondas don't grow that damn big.
    • They don't move at the speed of a cheetah in chase.
    • They don't predominantly prey on humans, especially after encountering life-threatening resistance each time.
    • They don't eat multiple preys the size of a human being one after the other. After consuming a meal like that (which can take hours), the snake will find a secure location where it will remain immobile for months to digest its food.
    • They hiss, but they don't squeal/roar.
    • And they certainly don't regurgitate their prey just so they can hunt again out of sheer sadism. They sometimes do this for safety purposes, such as when they're threatened by a predator and they can't afford to be lethargic by having such a big meal in their stomach.
    • They're constrictors, they don't just grab their prey and swallow it. Even when they find a dead animal, they'll usually constrict it first just to be safe.
  • Dwindling Party
  • Intellectual Animal: The anacondas are actually designed for "Rule of Scary". Of course, they'll be smarter than the average real life ones.
  • It Got Worse
  • Jerkass: It turns out that there's usually one or two human villains in per films.
    • They are worst than the titular aquatic reptiles.

Anaconda 1

Anaconda was a film directed by Luis Llosa and the screenplay was written by Hans Bauer, which came out during 1997, and spawn four sequels.

The first film follows, Terri Flores, and her friends to the Amazon rainforest to shoot her first Discovery Channel documentary on a mysterious tribe that lives in the inner recesses of South America. There they found and rescued Paul Serone, who was stranded in a boat during raining season. Unbeknownest, Serone has an ulterior motive. This sparked off a series of sequels, starting with "Anacondas: The Hunt for the Blood Orchid." And a remake in the works.

Anaconda (1997) provides examples of:
  • Absurdly Ineffective Barricade: Danny Trejo's poacher uses his hammer to build a barricade on the door to keep the out. But the snake came from below the deck, and broke through the wooden planks.
  • All-Star Cast: Jennifer Lopez, Jon Voight, Ice Cube, Eric Stoltz, Owen Wilson, and Kari Wuhrer. Yeesh.
  • The Amazon
  • Badass Adorable: To Paul Sarone, the baby anacondas are these.
  • Better to Die Than Be Killed: Danny Trejo's nameless poacher.
  • Big Bad: The anacondas and Paul Sarone.
  • CGI
  • Chekhov's Skill: Warren teaches Danny on how to drive the river boat. It came in handy later on, because Warren Westridge got constricted and eaten.
  • Determinator: Sarone.
  • Distress Call: The nameless poacher uses a radio to call for help.
  • Driven to Suicide: Since the nameless poacher didn't want to be eaten alive, he took out his pistol and shot himself.
  • Dwindling Party
  • Gory Discretion Shot: High touchy scenes, like the poacher's pistol suicide, the camera turns away or goes to a "peaceful" scene.
  • Hazardous Water
  • Help, I'm Stuck!: The river boat that Trejo's character was using got stuck by the roots and weeds that got tangle up in his boat's propeller.
    • Paul Serone also ended up in a similar situation, but Terri and her pals are kind enough to bring him aboard their river boat.
    • Later on, Terri's river boat ended up stuck in some sandbars. So, Danny came up with a risky plan to dislodge their vehicle.
  • Honey Trap: Terri tries one of these to get the crew out of their predicament. Works, if only as a temporary distraction.
  • Impending Doom POV: Played with, as the looming creature coming after Gary Dixon and Denise Kalberg turns out to be a wild boar, not the snake. He'd turn up later.
  • Instant Drama, Just Add Tracheotomy
  • Kill It with Fire: "Hold on, I think I can blow it up!"
  • Large Ham: Jon Voight's Paul Serone. Oh, god, Paul Serone. Let's just say, he's the main reason to watch this movie. By far.
  • Licensed Game: As a promotion, Sony released a mod for Quake to promote the upcoming 1997 film...Complete with snakes and an anaconda boss.
  • MacGuffin: The Shirishamas tribe.
  • More Deadly Than the Male: The larger anaconda is female, yet she's larger than the male that appeared in the early arcs.
  • Mouth Cam: Sarone eventually meets his end to one of these.
  • Murderous Thighs: Sarone provides one of the rare MALE examples of this trope.
  • The Mutiny: The crew eventually figures out what Sarone's up to. Unfortunately, he swiftly gets out of it via being a Magnificent Bastard.
  • Not So Different: Sarone gives Denise Kalberg some friendly advice on murder. And then he promptly breaks her neck.
  • Opening Crawl: It explains about the monstrous, man eating anaconda snakes that are found within the Amazon Basin, also that some of the tribes living there worships them.
  • The Director's Cut: Hans Bauer's "Anaconda: The Writer's Cut" novel, which was published in 2014.
  • Reptiles Are Abhorrent: "You brought that snake... you brought the devil!"
  • River of Insanity: The search for the Amazonian tribe doesn't go quite as planned....
  • There Is Another: The audience didn't know that there's actually two anacondas terrorizing the documentary crew, the viewers assumed that the same snake survived getting its brains shot out and attacked the humans in the factory. Unbeknownst, the first one was killed and the second one, doesn't have injuries and has different color markings.
  • Scenery Porn
  • Starts with a Suicide
  • Stuff Blowing Up: The highly secure wooden wall/bridge.
    • The abandon oil plant, when Danny and Terri blow it up to kill the female anaconda.
  • Super-Persistent Predator: The eponymous snakes. And Sarone.
  • Up to Eleven: After having managed to kill the first one, the second anaconda they encounter (at the abondoned factory) is even bigger than the already enormous first snake.
  • We Can Rule Together: Gary Dixion bites on this. And gets bitten for his troubles.
  • With My Hands Tied: The crew should have tied Sarone's feet as well. His old man legs are killer.
  • Your Mom: Said by Ice Cube to the British guy.

Category:Work, Film, Animal Title Index, Films of the 1990s, Columbia Pictures, Horror Films, Pages with Working Wikipedia Tabs

Trivia

  • Actor Allusion: Since Ice Cube's in the film, there's two references to his music, like the line "Today is a good day" (referencing his "It Was A Good Day" hit and his character listening to "Foe Life", which he co-wrote.
  • California Doubling: Some of the scenes were shot at Los Angeles.
    • Averted, when the film crew did the river scenes, which are filmed on Rio Negro, which is near Manaus, Brazil.
  • Hey, It's That Guy!: Marisa Ventura began trying to film a documentary.
  • Symbolic Blood: The monkey blood that Sarone pours on Terri and Danny was made with a special recipe, jelly and plum juice.
  • Why Did It Have to Be Snakes?: The film had trouble shooting scenes in general, since several of the actors are really afraid of snakes. Their fear disrupted the film shoots occasionally.
  • Mark Haskell Smith did most of shooting the screenplay, but this went uncredited.
  • While filming, the anamatronic anaconda's controls shorted out and cause the fake snake to lose control. Some of this resulted in a happy accident, since the footage was included in the final release.

Goofs

  • When Danny uses a mattock on the anaconda, one can hear a metal clashing with another metal sound.
  • Wild boars don't exist in the Amazon, let alone all of South America.
  • Oil barrels that go overboard would float, unlike in the film which shows them sinking.
  • The anaconda babies that were shot in the film are actually baby Boa Constrictors.

YMMV

Character Page

Paul Sarone

Portrayed by: Jon Voight

Terri Flores

Portrayed by: Jennifer Lopez

Danny Rich

Portrayed by: Ice Cube

Dr. Steven Cale

Portrayed by: Eric Stoltz

Denise Kalberg

Portrayed by: Kari Wuhrer

Gary Dixion

Portrayed by: Gary Dixon

Mateo

Portrayed by: Vincent Castallanos

Unnamed Poacher

Portrayed by: Danny Trejo

Assassin's Creed 3

(Self-note: This is mainly for tropes that are found whilst playing)

Character Pages

Assassins

Connor Kenway


Templars

Haythem Kenway

  • Badass Cape
  • Disappeared Dad: Haythem was gone for a majority of his son's life, doing grand master Templar stuff.
  • Knife Nut: It's a rare occurrence, but the Templar wields a hidden blade, which are considered as the Brotherhood's signature weapon.
  • Tricorne

Charles Lee

George Washington

Multiplayer Character Pages

Self note: Fix Perez, find more tropes to add to him.

Father Federico Perez (aka The Preacher)

Father Perez is an 18th century Spanish pastor for the Templar Order.

His blind beliefs for the Templar Cause matches his beliefs about God.


Notes

Please find similar tropes to fit this examples or wait for Trope Workshop action.

  • Parent-Child Team: Matthew trusts his daughter, Eleanor Mallow, with highly sensitive Templar assignments.

Assassin's Creed: Revelations Multiplayer

Vali cel Tradat (aka The Sentinel)

Vali was a devoted assassin, until he was betrayed by due to an Ottoman truce. So, now he's a Templar.

  • Fan Boy: Vali has Vlad Tempes as a secret idol.
    • The dude didn't take Vlad's death well.
  • Hunting the Most Dangerous Game: Cel Tradat used to be an Assassin, until he deflected and became a Templar. It was then he began to hunt down and kill his former Assassin siblings.

Bravely Default

Laconic: Final Fantasy 4: Heroes of Light without the Final Fantasy in it.

Or Final Fantasy V, but with bells and whistles.

(See AC3 self note)

  • Magic Versus Science: Anticrystalism is mainly this and is used to turn people against the Orthodoxy.

Category: Video Games of the 2010s , Nintendo, Nintendo 3DS, Square Enix,

Character Pages

Tiz Arrior

Ringabel

Airy

Edea Lee

  • Lethal Chef: The Sage doesn't like Edea's cooking at all.
    • He sees her as a lethal chef.
      • Makes sense, since Edea dislikes cooking.
  • Sweet Tooth: According to the D's Journal, she REALLY likes sweets.

Agnes Oblige

  • Sweet Tooth
  • : Anges tells Tiz that she doesn't need any aid from him.
    • It's primarily due to her believing that facing adversity on her one is akin to responsibility.

Epic Games Store

The publishers make the call. - Tim Sweeney

Launching sometime in December 6, 2018, Epic Games decided to upgrade their Fortnite launcher (even though they have many games under their belt before Fortnite came out), into a client/launcher that can now sell third-party games, unlike the other digital stores that Epic Games owns that sells tools, like the Unreal Engine. The Epic Game Store was designed in a way gamers can also buy video games for the PC, despite the bare bones and rather primitive features, like their cloud saving. However, this new launcher bought something a bit new, third-party game exclusives; which had little to no presence in the PC gaming environment (But this practice is huge and frequent in the console gaming scene). Also, breaking the industry standard of the thirty percent cut, instead Epic Games Store will only take twelve percent of the revenue (and is only criticizing Valve for doing the standard cut). - Which some developers and publishers see as too much of a cut. The store was made for the developers and publishers first mindset, customers/gamers second or third. The reviews will only be opt in (as a way to prevent review bombing), gamers reporting bugs and technical problems are ticket-based, same with reviews, there's no plans to for forums whatsoever (so users are encourage to use social sites, like reddit and discord, as their forums). Epic Games even stated that most of their games sold in their little store would not have DRMs. Despite the discouragement of the Epic Games Store's barebone nature, they promised that more features down the road, like achievements. Before the Epic Games Store got its rework, Sergey Galyonkin, who also ran Steam Spy as a hobby, also learned what developers want to get out of Epic Games' launcher/digital store.

Allegedly Free Games: Epic Games offers free games, though some of them follow a rotation time that's similar to how Playstation Network.

Digital Distribution

DRM: It's a client launcher.

Expy: Of GOG mostly.

    • Subverted a bit, since some games that EGS sell, like Boarderlands 3, have an extra DRM or two.

Game Breaking Bugs: Too many to count, like:

    • Most of the launcher.
    • During their first sale, one guy can't go gungho and go on a bonanza shopping spree, except for five games. His account got banned.
    • The lack of features is so lacking that Gear Box has to build some of the features for BL3, like the pre-loading ability.
  • Going Mobile: The digital client store will be eventually making its big debut in the mobile scene.
    • Though with the same challenging the status quo.
  • Lady Not-Appearing-In-This-Store-Launcher: Time Sweeney states that the likes of certain games that has content, like Ecchi, Hentai, and the like WON'T be sold in the launcher.
  • Idiot Programming: See Game Breaking Bugs:
  • Indie Games
  • Swiss Cheeses Security: There were reports by some gamers that their accounts have been hacked by some guy in Ukraine or Mongolia, now this was a problem that was persistent back when the launcher sold only first party titles.
  • No Export for You: Up to the Eleven, on this one.
  • Obliviously Evil: Some gamers see Tim Sweeney's boasts that his launcher will save PC gaming. When it made things more difficult for pc gaming, actual competition, and other launchers as a whole, like:
    • Dismissing the Mac OS and Linux gaming scene (Tim compared installing a Mac and Linux as moving to Canada when US elections don't go a voter's way).
  • Vanilla Edition: After comparing to other launchers/digital distribution stores (i.e. Uplay, Steam, GOG, and the great grandma, Blizzard Battle.Net), the Epic Games Store is essentially basically bare bones.
    • Though they say that they have a roadmap where they'll add the much needed features, like achievements. That way they can catch up with their older and more experience cousins.


category: microsoft windows, mac OS, other sites, website, video game culture

Epic Games Store Memes

  • The lack of a shopping cart.
      • Which is irony, since the rest of Epic Games' other stores, like the Unreal Engine, have shopping carts that allows multiple purchases.
    • V-Bucks, third-party companies love getting these.
    • "70%/30% cut"
  • Fan Nickname: Averted, those against Epic Games Store took to calling Tim Sweeney "Timmy Tencent".
    • Due to Tencent owning 40% EGS stock.

Epic Games Store YMMV

  • Bad Liar: Some gamers see Tim Sweeney as this, due to his contradicting Tweets.
  • Bait and Switch: How some games managed to leap from other digital stores to EGS.
    • Some of these games did their leaping at last minute before their debut.
  • Broken Base: The new launcher became like this to the larger pc gaming community, when Epic Games began doing shady methods to obtain exclusives.
    • A bit subverted, since the launcher was like this long before it decided to upgrade.
  • Critical Dissonance: Sites, like Polygon, Kotaku, and the mainstream gaming news sites rejoiced that the Epic Games Store will be "competing" against Steam and sticking it to gamers (Whereas gamers hate these sites for their dishonesty and them lying and outright hatred on gamers to begin with.)
    • Also, most of these mainstream gaming news sites hate actual gamers and rejoice in any form of censorship, including of games that they hate.
  • Sinister Surveillance: Some of the gamers are suspicious of Tencent, who is one of Epic Games' shareholder that owns 40% of the game company alone and are concern about their influence as well as potential spying. Because Tencent is connected with China's government for to be too close for comfort.
    • Also, that Epic Games Store is spying on a customer's Steam friends without their consent.
  • Fan Dumb: They accused Steam of taking thirty percent cut from publishers and developers, despite this being the industry standards that tech companies use all the time, like Apple, Microsoft, Sony, and etc.
    • Even forgetting or outright ignoring that other launchers, like GOG, itch.io, and others existed and were chipping away at Steam long before Epic decided to make turn their launcher/client into a storefront that sells third-party games. But the fandumb states that "It's only now that Steam is currently being challenge."
    • Rejoicing of the lack of forums...Until they need to go do a "Help me, Obi Wan Kenobi,..." in the Steam forums.
    • Mainly from some console gamers, who are raised by similar practices, like third-party timed exclusives, and doesn't see why PC gamers' are worried about the creeping anti-consumer practices.
      • Subverted, that some console gamers hated pc gaming in general and are happy that a huge rival is getting shot, despite that these same anti-consumer practices will bite them in the butt in the future.
        • Some Fandumb console gamers have often accused PC gaming as a hotbed of pirates, therefore ANYONE that games on PC is an evil version of Aiden Pearce and are happy that some company is laying the smackdown of law.
    • Accusing Steam of "Not doing anything" to make PC gaming better, despite that Valve's accomplishments: like making Proton so Mac OS and Linux won't be left out, having tools for publishers/developers to make games easier, a ton of eyes to wishlist or buy games, and such.
  • Fans of Underdog: Some game publishers and companies, like Devolver Digital and Supergiant Games, release a few of their games as timed exclusive at EGS first or strictly exclusive, since they wanna assist a newcomer digital store.
  • Idiot Programming: Epic has a laundry list of examples, like:
    • Having a security vulnerability that allows hackers to steal the accounts of others.
    • No shopping feature, especially for those who like to buy a ton of games, buying five games or more will cause the client to go bonkers.
  • Internet Backdraft
  • It Got Worse: It increased the Publishers and Gamers have an "Us vs. Them" mentality (More than usual), since publishers and some devs think that gamers don't understand the hard work it is to make games, the blood, toil, and management. While gamers see some of those that jump to Epic Games Store as those who would break their promises and are regarded as dishonest scumbags.
    • It made gamers not trust indie companies' crowdfunding projects, due to the last minute switching and broken promises.
  • Doesn't Trust Those Guys: Some gamers don't even trust Epic Games at all, since the company already displays tone deafness or worst, clueless. Since they made an idiot comment about pc gaming back in the day, were the game company blames most or all of them for piracy when one of their games had low sells.
    • See the "It got worst" example with indie game companies.
  • To some gamers, Epic Games just:
    • In May 18, 2010, Blame piracy on low sales in the past and hypocritically stated that they will never support PC gaming or gamers that play on PC. Since in their minds those that play games on PC are pirates...No matter what.
    • Ruining their games, like Unreal Tournament and Fortnite, made worst by an interview that Epic Games doesn't know what to do with them or adding updates that the community didn't ask for, rending their games unplayable/unfun, or worst outright anti-consumer.
    • Crippling the Mac and Linux gaming scene, mainly because Tim Sweeney hates the niche group.
    • Killing off games with high potential, like Paragons (an Overwatch clone), because of greed and "You outlive your usefulness."
  • Snake Oil Salesman: Tim Sweeney comes across as this to those being critical of the new Epic Games Store.
    • Some developers and publishers are view as this, like Deep Silver, who handled the Shemnue 3 Kickstarter, they promised their customers a release at digital stores, like in GOG. But at last minute, jumped to Epic Games Store.
      • The Ooblets developers and publishers, who are hostile against customers to the point that they called them "GamersTM"
  • Some indie developers and publishers jumped into Epic Games Store, because:
    • Steam is so clogged up with tons of video games, including asset flips, that their own games will get buried underneath.
    • It's an underdog of a store client.
    • They made a deal already and released their game(s) first in Epic Games Store.
    • It's a change of circumstances, like that wonderful game that's in the works will die without the V-Bucks and deal, the indie company also explained to customers why they're going to switch and can't keep their promises.
  • Playful Pirates: Some gamers who would otherwise not pirate or quit pirating, since there's good storefronts to buy games from, began to pirate or return to the practice due to Epic Games taking the "No Export for You" extreme way, their trust with certain video game companies was broken, so they use pirating as a form of boycotting, Epic Games' regional pricing is too much for them to afford (Even though EG is working to fix that somehow), or the game doesn't work or worse, the Epic Games Store launcher won't work as intended.
    • Somewhat subverted, Some gamers are just pirating and waiting for the timed exclusivity to end, so they can buy it from the storefront of their choice.
  • Obliviously Evil: Some gamers see Tim Sweeney's boasts that his launcher will save PC gaming. When it made things more difficult for pc gaming, actual competition, and other launchers as a whole, like:
    • Dismissing the Mac OS and Linux gaming scene (Tim compared installing a Mac and Linux as moving to Canada when US elections don't go a voter's way).
      • Epic Games Store outright bought Kamu, the company that created Easy Anti-Cheat, while they are in the midst of working with Valve to make the anti-cheat compatible with Proton.
  • Protagonist Journey to Villain: Some gamers see Epic Games and the EGS controversy as this. The company used to be awesome and producing memorable titles are now a shadow of its former self.
  • Some gamers took issues about the Epic Games Store roadmap, for example they were told that certain features would be available sooner and fully implemented. But these features are in beta-form or not available at all.
  • Spoiled Brat: To some gamers see a few of those who would defend Epic Games Store as spoiled children (and manchildren) who love Fortnite...A bit too much. It doesn't aid Epic Games in the slightest that their game has a similar babysitter status that Call of Duty use to have.
    • Worst is that the Fortnite fanbase has a rather infamous reputation.
  • Wide-Eyed Idealist: Some gamers root for EGS, due to hoping that their favorite game companies can get all the dough that they need to continue making games regardless of what it takes.
  • Other gamers decided to wait for the timed exclusive to be release in the client of their choice.
  • Some gamers outright refuses to support ANY Epic Games Store timed exclusives whether they broke their promises or whether they are pro-consumer.
  • Others even went to not supporting games that uses the Unreal Engine as well, which causes other game companies to be caught in the controversial crossfires.
    • Some of these went to communicate to their favorite companies and offer suggestions of which engine to use, like the Godot engine, an open source engine that can equal the UE.
  • Other gamers that are boycotting Epic Games Store ONLY use the launcher to nab them free games.
  • Some gamers hated Epic Games Store long before the hate became popular, due to Epic Games not fixing their store's security problems and other damaging issues. - This is before the EGS began selling third-party games.
    • Some hated EGS since they killed off


Sources

How Fortnite's Success Led to Months of Intense Crunch: https://archive.fo/9Ypdz

ES EULA Excerpt Data Exploitation: https://imgur.com/a/K9goVgK

EGS could be Sending Your Data to China: https://mainmenu.games/2018/12/26/epic-games-store-could-be-sending-your-data-to-china/

PCs Are Good for Anything, Just Not Games: https://archive.fo/YgbCU

Fuck Epic for Dummies: https://www.reddit.com/r/fuckepic/comments/bs4kh6/rfuckepic_for_dummies_a_quick_breakdown/

It's not that Tim doesn't understand. He simply doesn't care: https://archive.fo/nqqDr

https://www.pcgamer.com/chinese-internet-company-tencent-owns-40-percent-of-epic-games/

https://archive.fo/PEiab

https://mainmenu.games/2018/12/26/epic-games-store-could-be-sending-your-data-to-china/

https://archive.fo/OrnSL

Tencent's $330 Million ES Investment (archive): https://archive.fo/irunO

Tencent's directors are super valuable (tim sweeney/archive): https://archive.fo/FoGRq

To People Who Believe that EG is Not Influenced by Tencent: https://www.reddit.com/r/pcgaming/comments/b1fre2/to_the_people_who_believe_that_epic_games_is/

https://imgur.com/P6cIq1u

https://imgur.com/a/X7wrl1Q

https://www.slashgear.com/epic-games-app-store-is-solving-the-right-problem-the-wrong-way-02559665/

https://pbs.twimg.com/media/D1ZoPPbXcAA9HeD.jpg:large

https://imgur.com/4TKccBK

https://imgur.com/a/LKWkyZL

https://imgur.com/gallery/WQ6zKGn

https://www.gamerevolution.com/news/474275-epic-games-store-forums-subnautica-steam

https://www.tomshardware.co.uk/gears-war-xbox-pc-piracy,news-29283.html

https://www.gamespot.com/forums/system-wars-314159282/bulletstorm-sequel-shelved-epic-games-blames-pc-pi-29128747/

https://www.neowin.net/news/pc-piracy-drove-us-to-consoles-says-epic-games/

https://techcrunch.com/2010/05/18/epic-games-says-something-silly-about-piracy/

https://www.wired.com/2008/03/unreal-creator/

Fortnite/YMMV

  • Fan Dumb: Some of the fans of Fortnite are quick to call other games, even other games from the Battle Royale genre, as horrible. To them Fortnite is the Crystal Dragon Jesus, who can do no wrong.
    • Epic Games even mocks and makes fun of these rabid fans...Even in their own game.
  • Hate Dumb
    • Averted, other fandom communities, like those from Overwatch and Team Fortress 2, to name a few, made the "Let's kill Fortnite" meme AND with good reasons.
      • It's mainly due to some of the fans being toxic, rude, and spoiled, even outright bullying those who don't play or bully other Fortnite fans that criticize the game's flaws and short comings. Also, Noodle Incidents, like some popular YTers running scams, committing egregious scandals (i.e. Jake Paul and Suicide Forest), and even injuring others, like this kid who hurt her Dad for taking her XBone in order to get her to take a break.
  • No OSHA Compliance: Mainly the game devs that works on Fortnite are submitted to this, by the higher ups.
    • It gets worst during crunch times.
      • Also, game devs that used to work at another Epic Games game gets relocated to work on Fortnite.
  • Parental Neglect: Some Fortnite fans are disappointed that Epic Games is woefully neglecting the story mode by not giving it love, like much needed updates and tweaks, and focusing ONLY on the Battle Royale part.

Fortnite/Memes

  • The Fortnite Anthem
  • The "Let's kill Fortnite" that was made by haters, who have good reasons to criticize some of the rabid fans and its horrible community.
    • Also, the controversy involving Epic Games Store, Epic Games' latest endevour, just gave them more fuel to extend this meme.

In-Game Currency

Money makes the world go round, the same also applies to video games' in-universe, were fictional currency is needed to buy things, Virtual money like these has been in games during its early days and can be required through various means.

In RPG games, the in-game currency can be use to buy supplies health potions, berries, ingredients, and weapons. Gamers begin at a low level at the beginning of the game, try to work their way up by battling foes and monsters, doing side quests for the npcs, selling items, opening chest, and even destroying vases and benches.


Another way of getting in-game currency, without level grinding is to buy microtransactions or loot boxes. Since gamers will get in-game money by purchasing or when they open a loot box or two, since virtual coins will be one of the many contents within.

In the real world, things take into a "Weird Currency" turn when it comes to in-game currency, were the fictional currency are used to redeem real world items or even be used as coupons, like buying merch from the actual online stores. buying them through microtransactions, using real money to buy the merch from the company's official online stores, or using prepaid cards to buy them. The reverse can happen, were microtransactions are used to buy in-game currency from the virtual store. Some games have in-game currency trickier to obtain, like making them rare to find during gameplay, having the gamer go through a long level grinding slog, or have two different version of in-game money one easier to obtain while the other is rare and might require actual shopping. Just to entice them to spend real world money. Another example of in-game currency used as weird currency is gold farming, a practice that's more frequent in the Massively Multiplayer Online games were gamers acquire in-game currency and selling it for exchange of real money. It's very distinct, since it's primarily just doing practices, like power leveling, and other means in the game to harvest up the in-game currency. Gamers from first world countries, who don't want to grind for whatever reason pays gold farmers, from developing countries, a pretty penny. This method is an extreme example of obtaining in-game money, since those in developing countries also need real life essentials.

Cat:Useful Notes, Videogame Culture, Video Game Tropes, Video Game Interface Elements, Money Tropes, Currency Tropes, Video Game Items and Inventory, Money Tropes

Kubo and the Two Strings

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  • Nice Day, Deadly Night: The Sun Village is nice and friendly during the day, especially during the Bon Festival. But during the night, when the Moon King and his daughters are out to get Kubo, makes the night risky and even downright deadly.
  • Magic Compass: In a blink and you'll miss it, Little Hanzo not just points the way to the sword, but also to the other weapons.
  • Scary Shadow Fakeout: A scary shadow appears at the wall cave as Beetle bows over Kubo. It turns out that he's looking at Paper Hanzo.

Miho

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Voiced By: Laura Miro

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Tropes exhibited by this character include:

Aiko

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Voiced By: Alpha Takahashi

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Bon Festival (Useful Notes)

The Bon Festival, also known as Obon, Festival of Lanterns, or the Festival for the Spirits of the Dead, is a Japanese holiday that's similar to Mexico's Day of the Dead. The holiday lasts a week commemorating and honoring the dead, especially the ancestors, due to the Buddhist beliefs that the spirits and ghosts of love will come to visit the world of the living, mainly to revist the household altars. These week long holidays were celebrated for approximately 500 years, though the holiday itself is now different. - For example, those the celebrators began using floating lanterns. Various Japanese regions that observe this holiday vary, and now the Bon Festival is celebrated internationally.

The Bon Festival takes place around the fifteenth day of the seventh month of the lunar calendar, this is called the "Month of Books" (also known as Fumizuki). Most regions in Japan celebrate this in August (alongside various major holidays, like Golden Week), though deep in certain Tokyo cities, the celebration is more traditional.

Before the start of the first day of the Bon Festival, houses gets cleaned up and food offerings (which are called ozen) for the ancestral spirits, the offerings are placed in front of a butsudan (a Buddhist altar). Paper lanterns are lit inside the houses and eventually taken to their family's grave sites, just to call the spirits back. This ritual is called mukae-bon. Certain regions uses small fires, that are called mukae-bi, as signals and guides to assist the ancestral spirits to find the houses of the living family and relatives.

In the second day, Bon Odori, a folk dance are preformed in parks, gardens, temples, or shrines, the dancers preform at a stage wearing a summer kimono. The kicker is that anyone can join in the dance.

On the last day, families, other relatives, and friends preform the okuri-bon ritual, were they lead their ancestor's spirits back to their graves, by hanging more lanterns, with the family crest, for the return trip. Depending on the regions, fires are used as guide lights.


References

https://web.archive.org/web/20091217075713/http://www.bonodori.net/E/index.html

https://www.jstor.org/stable/1520740?seq=1#page_scan_tab_contents

https://www.hisgo.com/us/destination-japan/blog/bon_festival_in_japan.html

https://www.japanese-city.com/calendar/events/index.php?com=searchresult&t=37,30

https://www.japan-guide.com/e/e2286.html

https://www.tripsavvy.com/japan-obon-festival-1550121

Filipino Myths/Urban Legends Wiki

Self note: Use this for Filipino myth stuff: https://www.aswangproject.com/

Dunkirk (film)

quote|400,000 couldn't get home, so home came for them. - Tagline

Dunkirk was a 2017 World War 2 film directed and written by Christopher Nolan, starring Fionn Whitehead, Kenneth Branagh, and , the musical score done by Hans Zimmer. The film first premiered on Jul7 13, 2017 at Odeon Leicester Square, London, and was eventually released to North American and the United Kingdom in pure IMAX form in July 21, 2017. In the 23rd Critics' Choice Awards, Dunkirk received eight nominations.

The film follows the World War 2 evacuation of the combined Allied forces of the British and French armies from Dunkirk beach from three prespectives.

tropelist

  • Abandon Ship: Captain (the dutch guy) gave this command, everyone began to leave through the hatch spoiler|except Gibson, who didn't make it.
  • Ace Pilot|Ace Pilots: The Spitfire crew.
  • Anyone Can Die
  • Arc Words: Home
  • Big Damned Heroes: The crew of the Moonstone and spoiler|the other civilians who also sailed through the English channel to saved those that are stranded in the French beach.
  • Big Liar|Big Liars: Some of the guys spoiler|that were rescued the Moonshone also helped Peter lied by hiding George's corpse. They were informed that the pilot is "never the same."
  • Driven to Suicide: Many soldiers have done this later on in the film, one guy just runs into the sea.
    • When the torpedo struck the , many abandon ship into the sea, some committed suicide by doing this.
  • Drowning Pit: This happened to Tommy, Alex, Gibson when they and the Highlanders when they got stuck inside a Dutch trawler when the tide came in and the Nazi fire put too many holes in the small boat.
    • spoiler| Farrier was forced to land in the sea, but found out that he can't exit his cockpit. The sea began to fill in.
  • Episode on a Plane: The Blue Sky story arc.
  • Eucatastrophe: The whole movie is this, the Axis were an inch close to capturing the European Allied forces, only for the latter to slip away from their grasp.
  • Historical Domain Character|Historical Domain Characters: Most of the characters in the movie are based on actual historical people.
  • Hero With Bad Publicity|Heroes With Bad Publicity: Averted, spoiler| When the British and French army arrived in English shores, they thought they'll be boo-ed and run out of the country, because they retreated.
  • Land, Sea, Sky: The whole movie's theme.
  • Mistaken for Spies|Mistaken for a German Spy: Some of the Highlanders accused Gibson for being a German spy, since he hasn't said anything at all.
  • Man on Fire|Men on Fire: Some of soldiers were set on fire, because they were already covered with oil while trying to board the civilian boats.
  • Nightmare Fuel: Several, like being inside a ship when a German U-Boat's torpedo hits it, and .
  • Old School Dogfighting: Whenever the Spitfires vs. the German dive-bombers shows up.
  • Operation Blank: Operation Dynamo
  • Shown Their Work: Christopher Nolan and his crew even got advise from WW2 vets that were there during the Dunkirk evacuation, the port guys at Dunkirk, and etc.
  • Stuff Blowing Up
  • Shell Shocked: The first downed pilot that the Moonstone crew fished out. Dawson explained that "He may never be the same again."
  • Race Against the Clock: There's little time for the Allied forces that are trapped on Dunkirk beach, plus the French line can only keep the Nazis at bay for so long.
  • Rousing Speech: Churchill's badass speech:
  • You Shall Not Pass: What's left of the French army and their resistance movement are the only ones standing between the Nazi Germans and the weaponless Allied forces that are trapped at Dunkirk.
  • World War II
  • trope: The German dive bomber crashed into the ocean, which already had oil spilling out of the , this made that particular area lit up with fire.
  • trope: Farrier was the last Spitfire pilot and he managed to bring down the last German dive-bomber, so the survival of Dunkirk army and their rescuers can succeed.
  • trope:

Color coded for convience: Despite that the Luftwaffe did not paint fighter aircraft noses yellow until the late part of 1940. Nolan did this on purpose so that the audience can easily identify German aircraft.

cat: Films of the 2010s/Top Tens, world war 2 movies

Trivia

The movie is split into three colors: sky blue, dark blue, and white, referencing the triptych plot of air, sea, and land.

    • Even the movie's DVD/Blu Ray's special features are divided in this way.
  • One of the stunt co-ordinators thought that a certain boat won't survive the filming, didn't know that using the undestructable Moonshine was a good deal.
  • The oil and soot that's use was environmentally friendly veggies.
  • Since the Dunkirk accounts stated how young and complete noobs the soldiers were, Christopher Nolan cast young yet unknown actors.
  • Christopher Nolan and his wife, Emma Thomas, used a boat and sailed from England to Dunkirk. It took them nineteen hours because of the sea conditions.
  • The little original ships that were part of the Dunkirk evacuation re-enacted their roles.
  • Fifty boats were on sea and ten boats are used in the film.
  • Since the audience only know Harry Styles as a One Direction band member, Nolan compared his casting of him to Heath Leger's Joker from the Dark Knight. Due to the viewers under estimating Harry.
  • Hoyte Van Hoytema was chosen as the cinematographer, he worked with Chrisopher Nolan in Interstellar.
  • Nolan made a deal with Warner Bros. where he would get $20 million salary including 20% of the box office gross.
  • The filming was shot in the same locations where the historical events took place.
  • Dunkirk deals about civilians saving the military's butt, rather than the usual military saving civilains.
  • Dunkirk won eight Oscar nominations, tying with Christopher Nolan's earlier movies the Dark Knight and Inception in being the most nominated movie.
  • The only opening credit was the film's title.
  • The film's codename was "Bodega Bay."
  • The film crew was planning to cast Andrew Simpson as one of the main characters and were in talks.
  • The Dunkirk evacuation (aka Operation Dynamo) occurred between May 26 and June 1940.
  • Tom Glynn-Carney, who portrayed Peter, remarked that since filming Dunkirk was a very thrilling experience.

quote|"It will make every job I do after this boring."

  • This was Christopher Nolan's first war movie and also his first that was based on historical events.

Goofs:

  • In the ending scene, spoiler|the 1950s railway carriages' seat patterns are from the 1980s.
  • The "Sealife Tower", which was built approximately 2012, can be seen in some Weymouth scenes.
  • Some modern road signs and marking can be seen in Weymouth.

Reference: https://www.uselessdaily.com/movies/dunkirk-trivia-35-fun-facts-you-didnt-know-about-the-film/

Character Page

Here's the characters from the Dunkirk movie.

Sky Blue

Farrier

Portrayed by: Tom Hardy

Collins

Portrayed by: Jack Lowden

Tommy

Portrayed by: Fionn Whitehead

Last of his kind|Last of his friends: Tommy was the only one that survived out of his group of his army friends after the Nazi ambushed them.

Deep Sea

Peter

Portrayed by: Tom Glynn-Carney

  • Big Liar: When Peter found out spoiler|that his best friend died, he lied to the pstd pilot.

Pilot: Is the boy alright? Peter: Yes he is.

  • Trope: Peter ended up juggling with helping his Dad and nursing George.

George

Portrayed by: Barry Keoghan

  • Little Stowaway: Only seventeen and decided to join his friend and said friend's Dad to go to France.
  • Tap on the Head: He bumped his head while he, Peter, and pilot fought.
    • spoiler|George died because of his injuries.
  • Blind: When George woke up and talked with Peter, he exclaims, "I'm blind!"

Mr. Dawson

Portrayed by: Mark Rylance

Pilot Shelby "Shell" Shocked

Portrayed by: Cillian Murphy

Trope: Shelby tells the Moonstone crew that they'll die when they reach Dunkirk.

Trope: I'm never going back there.

Character Developement: When the Moonstone finally arrived at Dunkirk, he set aside his issues long enough to help the Moonstone crew to bring in soldiers on board.

The Nameless: The shell shocked pilot's real name was never reveal in the film.


White

Commander Bolton

Portrayed by: Kenneth Branagh

Colonel Winnant

Portrayed by: James D'Arcy

Gibson

Portrayed by: Aeurin Barnard

Identity Theft: Gibson stole some IDs and dogtags off of a dead guy, whom he help buried in a markless grave.

Dutch Guy

Portrayed By: Jochum ten Haaf

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Gods

Like with any mythologies, African mythology, has multiple gods that are in one huge heavenly family. Though many tribes and groups refer to the top god as Amma or Olorun, while in Eastern Africans prefer Mulungu.

  • Ala - Mother Goddess, ruler of the underworld, and fertility.
  • Amma - Head honcho god.
  • Cagn - The Creator God
  • Eshu - The Hermas expy/trickster and messenger.
  • Katonda - Also a creator god/father of the gods/king and supreme judge of the universe.
  • Kibuka - The war god.
  • Leza - Creator and sky god.
  • Mujaji - The rain goddess
  • Nyame - A creator god, who is associated with both the sun and moon.
  • Ogun - God of war and iron
  • Olorun - Sky god and supreme deity

Demi-Gods

The demi-gods are more diverse and they have many functions. There's thousands of them, but they varied from culture to culture.

  • Shango - storm god, who controls thunder and lightning.

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Compare and contrast ‘Signature Style,’ ‘Creator Thumbprint’, and Most Writers Are Adults.

Examples

  • The trope namer came from Tales of the Abyss, the cheagal in question, Mieu, tries to fill in for Luke with writing in his daily journal, the other characters inquire about Luke’s penmanship, implying that Fabrve’s writing is questionable or Mieu knows how to write human.

Anime/Manga

  • In a Naruto filler, it turns out that the titular character completed the latest Make Out Paradise novel, which made the shojun think that the rival leader send him a peace gift. This implied that Jirarya has the writing skills of a pre-teen or that Naruto knows how to write (Since the titular hero also is the editor of Make Out Paradise series).

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