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13th Aug '17 10:36:49 PM Nitramy
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13th Aug '17 4:44:56 PM SasquatchJim
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** Fallout 4 has one of the most unintentionally ludicrous examples of this trope. The companion perk ''Killshot'' was supposed to increase the VATS accuracy of a headshot by 20%. However, due to a typo, it was increased by '''2000%''', making it almost impossible to ''not'' get a headshot, and essentially turning the player into [[Film/JohnWick John Wick.]]

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** Fallout 4 ''Fallout 4'' has one of the most unintentionally ludicrous examples of this trope. The companion perk ''Killshot'' was supposed to increase the VATS accuracy of a headshot by 20%. However, due to a typo, it was increased by '''2000%''', making it almost impossible to ''not'' get a headshot, and essentially turning the player into [[Film/JohnWick John Wick.]]
13th Aug '17 4:44:20 PM SasquatchJim
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** Fallout 4 has one of the most unintentionally ludicrous examples of this trope. The companion perk ''Killshot'' was supposed to increase the VATS accuracy of a headshot by 20%. However, due to a typo, it was increased by '''2000%''', making it almost impossible to ''not'' get a headshot, and essentially turning the player into [[Film/JohnWick John Wick.]]
17th Jul '17 12:10:31 PM mogryo
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** Strangely, despite being able to take multiple bullets to the face, anytime an enemy was killed by an attack directed at its head, their noggin would graphically blow it up, complete with a nauseating splatting sound and chunks off head laying on the ground (strangely, this often doesn't kill them instantly). This includes everything from .50 magnum shots to 9mm bullets to the female PC elbowing them in the face.

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** Strangely, despite being able to take multiple bullets to the face, anytime an enemy was killed by an attack directed at its head, their noggin would graphically blow it up, complete with a nauseating splatting sound and chunks off of head laying on the ground (strangely, this often doesn't kill them instantly). This includes everything from .50 magnum shots to 9mm bullets to the female PC elbowing them in the face.
13th Jul '17 4:37:23 PM Ninja857142
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* In Chapter 20 of ''{{Team 8}}'', Kurenai is killed by being hit in the head with a kunai after breaking Tsukuyomi.

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* In Chapter 20 of ''{{Team 8}}'', ''FanFic/Team8'', Kurenai is killed by being hit in the head with a kunai after breaking Tsukuyomi.
9th Jul '17 9:17:20 PM CurledUpWithDakka
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** Characters with firearms training occasionally double tap their target if they can get away with it. The most impressive headshot in the series, however, was in ''Small Favor'', when Kincaid dropped ''two'' Denarians with ''one'' shot, through their heads.

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** Characters with firearms training occasionally double tap their target if they can get away with it. The most impressive headshot in the series, however, was in ''Small Favor'', ''Literature/SmallFavor'', when Kincaid dropped ''two'' Denarians with ''one'' shot, through their heads.
29th Jun '17 11:34:24 AM DirtyHarry44Magnum
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* The first ''VideoGame/MedalOfHonor'' game had a way of naming the different places where you shoot someone the most (for instance, if you shot the Nazis in the arm the most in a level, one of the titles you could receive would be winger) so if you shot them in the head a lot, you'd get titles like melon popper, cap shooter, helmet plunker, etc.
** A shot to the center mass could also OneHitKill enemies, especially with higher-power weapons.

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* ''VideoGame/MedalOfHonor'':
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The first ''VideoGame/MedalOfHonor'' game had a way of naming the different places where you shoot someone the most (for instance, if you shot the Nazis in the arm the most in a level, one of the titles you could receive would be winger) so if you shot them in the head a lot, you'd get titles like melon popper, cap shooter, helmet plunker, etc.
** *** A shot to the center mass could also OneHitKill enemies, especially with higher-power weapons.weapons.
** ''VideoGame/MedalOfHonorVanguard'' rewards the player with a medal if they get over a certain number of headshots per level.
26th Jun '17 6:25:07 PM nombretomado
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* According to TheOtherWiki, the original ''Team Fortress'' is the Ur Example for this genre.

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* According to TheOtherWiki, Wiki/TheOtherWiki, the original ''Team Fortress'' is the Ur Example for this genre.
19th Jun '17 3:55:10 PM Taskmaster123
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** It's even lampshaded in an entry detailing how a Chinese Army unit was up against a horde of zombies, but put them down quickly and efficiently from long range with their snipers, never realizing they were zombies. The Chinese snipers were trained to ''always'' aim for the head, so the zombies never got close to them and the soldiers didn't know what they were dealing with and had no reason to try and find out.
29th May '17 5:31:46 AM Storygirl000
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