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21st May '17 10:08:01 AM Onlythrice
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* The Reapers in ''VideoGame/MassEffect3''. The Codex details how people are rounded up and placed into death camps where they await eventual extermination depending on whether Reapers see them fit to be melted down as construction material, or mutilated into zombie mooks. [[spoiler:It turns out the ''thing'' perpetrating this is a glitched AI using faulty reasoning to do what it was programmed - preserve organics at any costs. "Preserve organics" in this case being "kill as many as possible and use their corpses as living ships". The fact that the game ends with you having to surrender to the machinations of the unrepentant perpetrator of these horrific crimes is part of what contributed to the [[InternetBackdraft ending controversy]].]]

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* The Reapers in ''VideoGame/MassEffect3''. The Codex details how people are rounded up and placed into death camps where they await eventual extermination depending on whether Reapers see them fit to be melted down as construction material, or mutilated into zombie mooks. [[spoiler:It turns out the ''thing'' perpetrating this is a glitched AI using faulty reasoning to do what it was programmed - preserve organics at any costs. "Preserve organics" in this case being "kill as many as possible and use their corpses as living ships". The fact that the game ends with you having to surrender to the machinations of the unrepentant perpetrator of these horrific crimes is part of what contributed to the [[InternetBackdraft ending controversy]].]] However [[TakeAThirdOption another option]] was later added allowing you to refuse to surrender, which immediately leads to [[DownerEnding the death of all sapient life in the galaxy]] which you spent [[ShaggyDogStory the last three games trying to prevent.]]]]
13th May '17 5:34:05 PM nombretomado
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* In ''Franchise/StarCraft'', the United Powers League, forerunner to the United Earth Directorate, definitely invoked images of the Nazis, only more successful. Religion and unsanctioned languages were erased from existence to make way for the "divinity of mankind" while the "impure" members of humanity - 400 million cyborgs, mutants, and criminals - were either executed or used in experiments.

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* In ''Franchise/StarCraft'', ''VideoGame/StarCraft'', the United Powers League, forerunner to the United Earth Directorate, definitely invoked images of the Nazis, only more successful. Religion and unsanctioned languages were erased from existence to make way for the "divinity of mankind" while the "impure" members of humanity - 400 million cyborgs, mutants, and criminals - were either executed or used in experiments.
2nd May '17 5:49:59 PM smallinquiry
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** Unfortunately, by the events of ''VideoGame/{{Fallout 4}}'', the Eastern Brotherhood of Steel have not just forgotten but purposefully buried the altruistic and humanitarian ideals pushed by Owyn Lyons and his daughter Sarah (who they say were too soft) and become... Well, let's just say it is a trifle odd that your induction exam isn't really concerned with your physical health and psychological stability, instead asking you strange questions like if you've ever been exposed to large amounts of radiation (which is how Ghouls come about), if you've ever had sex with a non-human, or if you'd ever hesitate to kill any enemy of the Brotherhood.
29th Apr '17 11:21:20 AM marcoasalazarm
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** HYDRA in the [[Franchise/MarvelCinematicUniverse MCU]] seems to be something of an inversion, as despite being formed from a Nazi-splinter faction, they lack the nationalism and racial purity associated with Nazism and are borderline TerroristsWithoutACause.

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** HYDRA in the [[Franchise/MarvelCinematicUniverse MCU]] seems to be something of an inversion, as despite being formed from a Nazi-splinter faction, they lack the nationalism and racial purity associated with Nazism and are borderline TerroristsWithoutACause. The ''Agents of HYDRA''/''Framework'' arc has them in full force, however, having taken over the United States on an anti-Inhumans party line... and pulling no stops on the "racial purity" issue, as a result.
29th Apr '17 10:17:55 AM CharlesPhipps
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* The Archduchy of Crius in ''Literature/LucifersStar'' is a DownplayedTrope example of this as they're meant to have some fascist elements in order to make them ObviouslyEvil to the rest of the galaxy but they're actually more akin to WW1 Germans and a FeudalFuture group. Nevertheless, characters in-universe make comparisons due to their unchecked militarism and lust for conquest.
25th Apr '17 3:01:40 PM Temmere
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* In the "Atomic Knights" stories in DC Comics, post-apocalypse Detroit is ruled by a cadre of thugs called "Blue Belts" who wear a distinctive crisscrossing symbol on their hats and uniforms. Their compound also has the symbol, flanked by a pair of wings. Their leader, Kadey, is called "Mr. Organizer" by his men.
24th Apr '17 7:07:34 PM SomberCaelifera
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* The Wesenrein in ''Series/{{Grimm}}'' a centuries old group of extremist Wesen that oppose "race-mixing" (a Wesen marrying a Wesen from another bloodline) and befriend Grimms (traditional enemies of the Wesen in general), even their flags look disturbingly similar to the Third Reich's flag.

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* The Wesenrein in ''Series/{{Grimm}}'' a centuries old group of extremist Wesen that oppose "race-mixing" (a Wesen marrying a Wesen from another bloodline) and befriend befriending Grimms (traditional enemies of the Wesen in general), even their flags look disturbingly similar to the Third Reich's flag.
22nd Apr '17 7:39:44 PM ImperialMajestyXO
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* The Principality of Zeon and its successor movement Neo Zeon from the UC ''Franchise/{{Gundam}}'' timeline. The most famous instance is where [[EvilPrince Prince Gihren Zabi]] turns a state funeral into a political rally, with the audience shouting "Sieg Zeon!" ([[http://au.youtube.com/watch?v=DZUt8BSs8Sw Hail Zeon]] in the dub). [[LampshadeHanging Lampshaded]] when King Degwin Zabi compares his son, Gihren, to Hitler and Gihren accepts it as a complement.

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* The Principality of Zeon and its successor movement Neo Zeon from the UC ''Franchise/{{Gundam}}'' timeline. The most famous instance is where [[EvilPrince [[TheEvilPrince Prince Gihren Zabi]] turns a state funeral into a political rally, with the audience shouting "Sieg Zeon!" ([[http://au.youtube.com/watch?v=DZUt8BSs8Sw Hail Zeon]] in the dub). [[LampshadeHanging Lampshaded]] when King Degwin Zabi compares his son, Gihren, to Hitler and Gihren [[InsultBackfire accepts it as a complement.complement]].
22nd Apr '17 2:36:56 PM nombretomado
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** Similarly, the Kingdom of Highland had always been an aggressive military power since its formation, but it ''really'' started to become similar to this [[SuikodenII after]] [[TheCaligula Luca Blight]] came into power, leading to thousands of people being needlessly [[ColdBloodedTorture tortured]] and slaughtered.

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** Similarly, the Kingdom of Highland had always been an aggressive military power since its formation, but it ''really'' started to become similar to this [[SuikodenII [[VideoGame/SuikodenII after]] [[TheCaligula Luca Blight]] came into power, leading to thousands of people being needlessly [[ColdBloodedTorture tortured]] and slaughtered.



*** The ruler of Harmonia, Hikusaak, is never seen. But we know that (like Hitler in Nazi Germany) he doesn't fit the blond-haired and blue-eyed standard, because [[spoiler:Luc and Sasarai, brown-haired and brown-eyed twins who play major on-screen roles in ''SuikodenII'' and ''SuikodenIII'', are clones of Hikusaak]].

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*** The ruler of Harmonia, Hikusaak, is never seen. But we know that (like Hitler in Nazi Germany) he doesn't fit the blond-haired and blue-eyed standard, because [[spoiler:Luc and Sasarai, brown-haired and brown-eyed twins who play major on-screen roles in ''SuikodenII'' ''VideoGame/SuikodenII'' and ''SuikodenIII'', ''VideoGame/SuikodenIII'', are clones of Hikusaak]].
9th Apr '17 6:51:27 AM chelonianmobile
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* The villains of ''{{Redwall}}'' installment ''Triss'' are the royal family of Pure Ferrets, who are pure white and deem themselves the only ones worthy to rule Riftgard while enslaving other species, and [[FunetikAksent shpeak mitt shtronk German accents]].
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