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5th Apr '18 7:05:20 PM Andyroid
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* ''VideoGame/{{Fallout 3}}'' has two, though one ends up being quite horrific and the other is (intentionally) uncharacteristically gorgeous.
** Can someone who's played this game please elaborate on this? What two moments?
** I believe they're referring to Vault 112, a Lotus Eater Machine kind of situation, and The Grove where Harold resides.

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* ''VideoGame/{{Fallout 3}}'' has two, though two:
** In Vault 112, you have to journey into a LotusEaterMachine to rescue your father. "Tranquility Lane" seems like a peaceful Pre-War suburban neighborhood, but it's subverted when it turns out to be
one ends up being quite horrific and of many simulations Dr. Braun, the other is (intentionally) Vault's overseer, uses to torment Vault 112's citizens. You either have to help Braun with his latest twisted game, or [[spoiler: activate a "failsafe" that {{Mercy Kill}}s the people of Vault 112, leaving Braun trapped in the simulation by himself for the rest of his life.]]
** A side-quest takes place in an
uncharacteristically gorgeous.
** Can someone who's played this game please elaborate on this? What two moments?
** I believe they're referring to Vault 112, a Lotus Eater Machine kind of situation,
lush and The Grove where beautiful grove in the middle of the Wasteland, run by a cult known as the Treeminders. It turns out to be caused by Harold resides.the Ghoul from the first two ''Fallout'' games, whose parasitic plant Bob has taken over his body and put down roots in the Capital Wasteland.



* ''VideoGame/{{Mother3}}'' has a short chapter dedicated to Lucas walking through an undisturbed field of sunflowers. Sunflowers in the game are heavily associated with memories of his mother, Hinawa, and the level ends with Lucas getting a glimpse of her.

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* ''VideoGame/{{Mother3}}'' ''VideoGame/{{Mother 3}}'' has a short chapter dedicated to Lucas walking through an undisturbed field of sunflowers. Sunflowers in the game are heavily associated with memories of his mother, Hinawa, and the level ends with Lucas getting a glimpse of her.
16th Sep '17 3:42:09 PM nombretomado
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* In the Dreamworks ''WesternAnimation/MrPeabodyAndSherman'' film, there is a scene where the main characters time-travel to [[TheRenaissance Renaissance-era]] Florence, Italy. There they meet Leonardo Da Vinci, Mona Lisa, and overall their visit there was much more peaceful and relaxing than other time periods like UsefulNotes/TheFrenchRevolution or UsefulNotes/TheTrojanWar.

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* In the Dreamworks ''WesternAnimation/MrPeabodyAndSherman'' film, there is a scene where the main characters time-travel to [[TheRenaissance [[UsefulNotes/TheRenaissance Renaissance-era]] Florence, Italy. There they meet Leonardo Da Vinci, Mona Lisa, and overall their visit there was much more peaceful and relaxing than other time periods like UsefulNotes/TheFrenchRevolution or UsefulNotes/TheTrojanWar.
12th Jun '17 8:41:01 PM DoingThisAgain
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** I believe they're referring to Vault 112, a Lotus Eater Machine kind of situation, and The Grove where Harold resides.
5th Jun '17 4:56:52 PM M4dH4tter
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** Can someone who's played this game please elaborate on this? What two moments?
21st Dec '16 12:48:55 AM Xtifr
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* In the ''Literature/ChroniclesOfPrydain,'' any visit to Medwyn, the friend of all animals.

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* In the ''Literature/ChroniclesOfPrydain,'' ''Literature/TheChroniclesOfPrydain,'' any visit to Medwyn, the friend of all animals.
13th Nov '16 11:14:38 AM MaskedAndDangerous
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* ''VideoGame/{{Mother3}}'' has a short chapter dedicated to Lucas walking through an undisturbed field of sunflowers. Sunflowers in the game are heavily associated with memories of his mother, Hinawa, and the level ends with Lucas getting a glimpse of her.
2nd Mar '16 10:37:45 AM Prfnoff
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* The ''VideoGame/{{Glider}} PRO CD'' house "Metropolis," set mostly inside a skyscraper, takes the player away to a country house at one point.
2nd Mar '16 10:37:02 AM Prfnoff
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* Eden in the remake of ''VideoGame/{{La-Mulana}}''. [[spoiler:It doesn't last long once you get the fruit.]]

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* Eden in the remake of ''VideoGame/{{La-Mulana}}''.''VideoGame/LaMulana''. [[spoiler:It doesn't last long once you get the fruit.]]
7th Feb '16 10:52:23 AM Morgenthaler
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* Frivoli in ''TwiceUponATime''. Even though some of the main characters are from that pink wonderland of good dreams, and the movie begins there, the bulk of the movie is set in the much bleaker lands of Din and Murk. That being said, the movie implies that even Frivoli [[CrapsaccharineWorld might not be as idyllic as we first see it]]: [[spoiler:The tendency of the authorities to blame others for their own incompetence is why these Frivolians wind up in Din and Murk.]]

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* Frivoli in ''TwiceUponATime''.''WesternAnimation/TwiceUponATime''. Even though some of the main characters are from that pink wonderland of good dreams, and the movie begins there, the bulk of the movie is set in the much bleaker lands of Din and Murk. That being said, the movie implies that even Frivoli [[CrapsaccharineWorld might not be as idyllic as we first see it]]: [[spoiler:The tendency of the authorities to blame others for their own incompetence is why these Frivolians wind up in Din and Murk.]]



* TheWindInTheWillows: The Piper at the Gates of Dawn - basically Arcadia taken UpToEleven, considering the rest of the book is pretty much set in Arcadia to start with.
* The visit to El Dorado in Voltaire's ''{{Candide}}.''
* In the ''ChroniclesOfPrydain,'' any visit to Medwyn, the friend of all animals.
* ''BridgeToTerabithia'' is basically about finding and maintaining an Arcadia in the modern world.

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* TheWindInTheWillows: ''Literature/TheWindInTheWillows'': The Piper at the Gates of Dawn - basically Arcadia taken UpToEleven, considering the rest of the book is pretty much set in Arcadia to start with.
* The visit to El Dorado in Voltaire's ''{{Candide}}.''Literature/{{Candide}}.''
* In the ''ChroniclesOfPrydain,'' ''Literature/ChroniclesOfPrydain,'' any visit to Medwyn, the friend of all animals.
* ''BridgeToTerabithia'' ''Literature/BridgeToTerabithia'' is basically about finding and maintaining an Arcadia in the modern world.
26th Nov '15 6:33:36 AM PurrElise
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* The Piper at the Gates of Dawn segment of ''WesternAnimation/TheWindInTheWillows1995'' was this. Mole and Rat, while looking for Otter's missing son, stumble on Pan, the pagan god, who's playing his pipes by the river's edge. The realise they're not afraid and he disappears, revealing Portly, safe and sound. The whole scene is adapted almost exactly from the original novel.
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