History InsistentTerminology / VideoGames

3rd Feb '16 5:01:15 AM MegaMarioMan
Is there an issue? Send a Message


* In ''VideoGame/{{Sam and Max|FreelancePolice}}: The Devil's Playhouse'', Sam and Max argue over [[NotUsingTheZWord what to call the Sam clone army]]; Sam insists on "Samulacra", and Max insists on "Dogglegangers". This develops into a RunningGag. Amusingly, when playing as Sam and mousing over one of the clones, the text indicating the name of the object reads "Samulacra", [[TheDevTeamThinksOfEverything but when playing as Max it reads "Dogglegangers"]].

to:

* In ''VideoGame/{{Sam and Max|FreelancePolice}}: The Devil's Playhouse'', Sam and Max argue over [[NotUsingTheZWord what to call the Sam clone army]]; Sam insists on "Samulacra", and Max insists on "Dogglegangers". This develops into a RunningGag. Amusingly, when playing as Sam and mousing over one of the clones, the text indicating the name of the object reads "Samulacra", [[TheDevTeamThinksOfEverything [[DevelopersForesight but when playing as Max it reads "Dogglegangers"]].
24th Jan '16 12:25:49 AM SSJMagus
Is there an issue? Send a Message

Added DiffLines:

* Marisa Kirisame of the ''VideoGame/{{Touhou}}'' series doesn't steal things. She borrows them. Without permission. For the rest of her life.
20th Jan '16 9:03:14 AM superkeijikun
Is there an issue? Send a Message

Added DiffLines:

** In ''VideoGame/MassEffect2'', it is revealed that all quarians refer to the leader of a ship as "captain", regardless of their actual rank: while Shepard never made the rank of captain, they are still responsible for the lives of the crew of the ''Normandy'', hence, Captain Shepard.
29th Nov '15 5:57:19 PM JMQwilleran
Is there an issue? Send a Message

Added DiffLines:

* In ''VideoGame/AtelierEschaAndLogyAlchemistsOfTheDuskSky'', Reyfer and Threia don't have arguments according to Reyfer. They "express differing opinions at elevated intensity and volume."
6th Oct '15 7:20:50 AM erforce
Is there an issue? Send a Message


* Regardless of [[ArtisticLicenseEngineering certain quirks,]] [[VideoGame/FiveNightsAtFreddys Freddy Fazbear and his friends]] are ''[[YouKeepUsingThatWord animatronics,]]'' not robots, HomicideMachines, or [[Film/{{Robocop}} Robocop clones]] in FunnyAnimal costumes.[[note]]Even the fanbase itself generally refuses to call them anything else.[[/note]]

to:

* Regardless of [[ArtisticLicenseEngineering certain quirks,]] [[VideoGame/FiveNightsAtFreddys Freddy Fazbear and his friends]] are ''[[YouKeepUsingThatWord animatronics,]]'' not robots, HomicideMachines, or [[Film/{{Robocop}} Robocop [[Franchise/RoboCop RoboCop clones]] in FunnyAnimal costumes.[[note]]Even the fanbase itself generally refuses to call them anything else.[[/note]]
30th Sep '15 10:04:29 PM tlc2014
Is there an issue? Send a Message

Added DiffLines:

* Regardless of [[ArtisticLicenseEngineering certain quirks,]] [[VideoGame/FiveNightsAtFreddys Freddy Fazbear and his friends]] are ''[[YouKeepUsingThatWord animatronics,]]'' not robots, HomicideMachines, or [[Film/{{Robocop}} Robocop clones]] in FunnyAnimal costumes.[[note]]Even the fanbase itself generally refuses to call them anything else.[[/note]]
25th Aug '15 10:12:59 AM Discar
Is there an issue? Send a Message


* In ''Videogame/DragonAgeInquisition'', Dalish of the Bull's Chargers insists that she's an "archer", despite it being very obvious that she's an apostate mage. She also claims that her magic staff is a "bow". The other Chargers go along with this to protect Dalish from people who don't like apostates (which is pretty much everybody).

to:

* In ''Videogame/DragonAgeInquisition'', ''Videogame/DragonAgeInquisition'':
**
Dalish of the Bull's Chargers insists that she's an "archer", despite it being very obvious that she's an apostate mage. She also claims that her magic staff is a "bow". The glowing crystal is for aiming; old elven trick, you wouldn't understand. The other Chargers go along with this to protect Dalish from people who don't like apostates (which is pretty much everybody).
15th Jul '15 9:40:39 PM Hanz
Is there an issue? Send a Message


*** One of the few things that bugs Raul is the pronunciation of the city of Tucson and how people now call it Two Sun.

to:

*** One of the few things that bugs As far as Raul is the pronunciation of concerned, the city of Tucson and how that people now call it Two Sun.refer to as Two-Sun is pronounced Tucson.
9th Jun '15 9:02:14 PM SovereignGFC
Is there an issue? Send a Message

Added DiffLines:

* Both InUniverse (as referenced in StopPokingMe quotes) and out, ''VideoGame/HeroesOfTheStorm'' is a ''Hero Brawler'', not a {{MOBA}}.
27th May '15 1:49:45 PM Bluefoot
Is there an issue? Send a Message

Added DiffLines:

* Cid in ''VideoGame/FinalFantasyII'' wants to make it perfectly clear that he's ''lending'' you his airship. [[spoiler:But seeing as those are his last words...]]
This list shows the last 10 events of 51. Show all.
http://tvtropes.org/pmwiki/article_history.php?article=InsistentTerminology.VideoGames