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17th May '17 7:44:25 PM lalalei2001
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** [[http://www.fimfiction.net/story/119332/a-new-home-ii-a-queens-revenge A Queen's Revenge:]] ''Queen Chrysalis shows up and tries to TakeOverTheWorld,'' and ''definitely'' WouldHurtAChild, especially one connected to one of the Element bearers. It's not as dark as the {{Gorn}} fics that follow in the footsteps of ''{{Cupcakes}},'' but compared to the tone of the previous arcs it's like expecting the next episode of ''WesternAnimation/SpiderManAndHisAmazingFriends'' and instead getting one of the movies. However, the fourth and current arc, [[http://www.fimfiction.net/story/128882/a-new-home-iii-the-quest-for-the-lost-locket The Quest for the Lost Locket,]] doesn't continue this progression.

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** [[http://www.fimfiction.net/story/119332/a-new-home-ii-a-queens-revenge A Queen's Revenge:]] ''Queen Queen Chrysalis shows up and tries to TakeOverTheWorld,'' TakeOverTheWorld, and ''definitely'' WouldHurtAChild, especially one connected to one of the Element bearers. It's not as dark as the {{Gorn}} fics that follow in the footsteps of ''{{Cupcakes}},'' but compared to the tone of the previous arcs it's like expecting the next episode of ''WesternAnimation/SpiderManAndHisAmazingFriends'' and instead getting one of the movies. However, the fourth and current arc, [[http://www.fimfiction.net/story/128882/a-new-home-iii-the-quest-for-the-lost-locket The Quest for the Lost Locket,]] doesn't continue this progression.
17th May '17 7:44:00 PM lalalei2001
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* ''Anime/YuGiOhCapsuleMonsters'' is this compared to the normal ''Anime/YuGiOh'' anime (with the exception of the Memory World). Since the monsters are real, the characters get into physical fights and do stunts more often.
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16th May '17 5:44:20 PM nombretomado
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* ''Film/TheEvilDead1981'' was a low-budget early '80s horror movie, with the male lead as the sole survivor. It was good. Six years and 12 in-movie hours of experience later, Creator/BruceCampbell stars as the now badass survivor, who still makes mistakes but kicks EldritchAbomination ass, and kicks even more ass in 1992 in ''Film/ArmyOfDarkness'', [[TwistedMetal "The Ultimate Ass-Kicking"]]!

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* ''Film/TheEvilDead1981'' was a low-budget early '80s horror movie, with the male lead as the sole survivor. It was good. Six years and 12 in-movie hours of experience later, Creator/BruceCampbell stars as the now badass survivor, who still makes mistakes but kicks EldritchAbomination ass, and kicks even more ass in 1992 in ''Film/ArmyOfDarkness'', [[TwistedMetal [[VideoGame/TwistedMetal "The Ultimate Ass-Kicking"]]!
29th Jan '17 10:08:29 AM Prometheus117
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-->'''WebVideo/TheRageaholic''': In many ways, the second ''Death Wish'' film is a remake of the first, but with the violence, brooding atmosphere and omnipresent sexual assault cranked UpToEleven. But fret thee not, because by ''Death Wish 3'' we're gonna find a way to crank that violence up to a ''twenty-fuckin'-eight''!
20th Jan '17 8:24:18 AM TrollBrutal
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* The original ''Franchies/AloneInTheDark'' is a slow-paced horror story. The sequel has Carnby repeatedly gunning down and being gunned down by gangsters and pirates.
11th Jan '17 1:05:53 AM DarthWalrus
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** ''VideoGame/BioShock2'' made the combat system much faster than the [[VideoGame/BioShock1 first game]] by letting the protagonist fire [[DualWielding weapons and special powers at the same time]], turning [[HackingMinigame the cameras and security bots hack into a reflex based minigame]], and gave the player much more powerful abilities to use against much more dangerous enemies. The game still has a few stealth elements inherited from its predecessor but mostly relies on overpowering your enemies instead of getting past them. Despite the game's ContestedSequel status, this aspect was generally considered an improvement over the original. This can also arguably be considered GameplayAndStoryIntegration. Subject Delta, being a Big Daddy, much stronger than Jack Ryan, but his bulk and heavy footsteps makes stealth more difficult.

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** ''VideoGame/BioShock2'' made the combat system much faster than the [[VideoGame/BioShock1 first game]] by letting the protagonist fire [[DualWielding weapons and special powers at the same time]], turning [[HackingMinigame the cameras and security bots hack into a reflex based minigame]], and gave the player much more powerful abilities to use against much more dangerous enemies. The game still has a few stealth elements inherited from its predecessor but mostly relies on overpowering your enemies instead of getting past them. Despite the game's ContestedSequel status, this aspect was generally considered an improvement over the original. This can also arguably be considered GameplayAndStoryIntegration. Subject Delta, being a Big Daddy, is much stronger than Jack Ryan, but his bulk and heavy footsteps makes stealth more difficult.
11th Jan '17 1:05:25 AM DarthWalrus
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** ''VideoGame/BioShock2'' made the combat system much faster than the [[VideoGame/BioShock1 first game]] by letting the protagonist fire [[DualWielding weapons and special powers at the same time]], turning [[HackingMinigame the cameras and security bots hack into a reflex based minigame]], and gave the player much more powerful abilities to use against much more dangerous enemies. The game still has a few stealth elements inherited from its predecessor but mostly relies on overpowering your enemies instead of getting past them. Despite the game's ContestedSequel status, this aspect was generally considered an improvement over the original.

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** ''VideoGame/BioShock2'' made the combat system much faster than the [[VideoGame/BioShock1 first game]] by letting the protagonist fire [[DualWielding weapons and special powers at the same time]], turning [[HackingMinigame the cameras and security bots hack into a reflex based minigame]], and gave the player much more powerful abilities to use against much more dangerous enemies. The game still has a few stealth elements inherited from its predecessor but mostly relies on overpowering your enemies instead of getting past them. Despite the game's ContestedSequel status, this aspect was generally considered an improvement over the original. This can also arguably be considered GameplayAndStoryIntegration. Subject Delta, being a Big Daddy, much stronger than Jack Ryan, but his bulk and heavy footsteps makes stealth more difficult.
29th Nov '16 4:32:00 AM Morgenthaler
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6th Nov '16 9:42:29 PM dasuberkaiser
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* ''Film/TheMummyTrilogy'' started more in the realm of an adventure series like Franchise/IndianaJones: exploring tombs, outrunning rival grave robbers, death traps, deciphering ancient mysteries and dealing with angry natives. There was certainly it's own brand of action, but when Rick takes a sword and starts slicing apart mummies like a regular action hero there is a certain dissonance there. The sequels included a lot more extended action sequences, Evie and Jonathan became [[TookAlevelInBadass capable badasses in their own right]], Rick became [[TheChosenOne a destined hero]] and there are entire supernatural armies to face.

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* ''Film/TheMummyTrilogy'' started more in the realm of an adventure series like Franchise/IndianaJones: exploring tombs, outrunning rival grave robbers, death traps, deciphering ancient mysteries and dealing with angry natives. There was certainly it's own brand of action, but when Rick takes a sword and starts slicing apart mummies like a regular action hero there is a certain dissonance there. The sequels included a lot more extended action sequences, Evie and Jonathan became [[TookAlevelInBadass [[TookALevelInBadass capable badasses in their own right]], Rick became [[TheChosenOne a destined hero]] and there are entire supernatural armies to face.
21st Oct '16 8:17:40 AM contrafanxxx
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* ''Film/JackReacherNeverGoBack'' is this to ''Film/JackReacher''. While ''Jack Reacher'' was still an action movie, it was basically like a thriller with action sequences such as the car chase and the final battle at the quarry, and even those were subjected to {{Deconstruction}} of common action movie trappings and RealityEnsues. ''Never Go Back'' features [[UpToEleven even more shootouts, fights, car chases,]] and [[StuffBlowingUp explosions]], the last of which didn't occur in the first movie.
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