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16th May '17 8:15:00 AM Beed28
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* ''VideoGame/BlasterMaster'' has boss rooms that do this without the text message. The screen begins to repeatedly flash as an alert siren stops the music, before fading out the screen completely and revealing the boss. Interestingly, you can still leave the room just before the screen fades out completely, allowing you to go back and better prepare yourself if you're not ready to fight them.

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* ''VideoGame/BlasterMaster'' ''VideoGame/BlasterMaster'':
** The NES game
has boss rooms that do this without the text message. The screen begins to repeatedly flash as an alert siren stops the music, before fading out the screen completely and revealing the boss. Interestingly, you can still leave the room just before the screen fades out completely, allowing you to go back and better prepare yourself if you're not ready to fight them.them.
** Warnings also appear in ''Blaster Master Zero'', with added BossSubtitles. Unlike the NES game, however, the room doesn't darken, and you don't have an opportunity to quickly retreat.
15th May '17 7:27:53 PM wolftickets1969
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* When approaching a boss battleground in ''Iron Tank'', the normal music changes to static noise, if not the boss music itself immediately.
11th May '17 9:28:10 AM Gemser
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[[folder:Non Videogame Examples]]
* This is probably the UrExample: In the original version of ''Film/GameOfDeath'': In the second filmed fight, Hapkido master Ji Han Jae switches on a red light and warns Hai Tien and his associates to not progress any further or otherwise he will have to kill them.
---> '''Ji Han Jae''': As you gentlemen know, red means danger. Therefore I advice to you people, not to step into this warning arena. If you want to go on living, stop here, go back downstairs. Life is precious.
[[/folder]]
20th Mar '17 11:03:16 AM MagmaDragoon
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* The shoot-em-up genre ''loves'' this trope. See [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yr-OLZmKZ_I this]] compilation video for some of the better-known ones.

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* The shoot-em-up genre ''loves'' this trope. See [[http://www.[[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yr-OLZmKZ_I com/watch?v=Tly-yvSNoEg this]] compilation video for some of the better-known ones.
2nd Feb '17 1:10:13 PM LadyJaneGrey
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* In ''VideoGame/MapleStory'', the appearance of an Elite Boss (a unique boss that gives special drops) has a loud siren proceeding it on the current and a message flashing on every map in the zone, letting all players there know about it.
11th Dec '16 12:19:42 PM wolftickets1969
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* ''VideoGame/IWannaBeTheGuy'', parodying ''Ikaruga'', provides a warning when Mecha Birdo is entering the room.

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* ''VideoGame/IWannaBeTheGuy'', parodying ''Ikaruga'', provides a warning klaxon and "WARNING: NO REFUGE" sign when Mecha Birdo is entering the room.approaching.


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* ''VideoGame/{{Twinbee}}'', possibly the UrExample, has a buzzer warning of an approaching boss.
11th Dec '16 12:13:56 PM wolftickets1969
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* ''VideoGame/{{Raiden}} V'' has this in a first for the series. "Enemy flight battleships are approaching! Good luck!"
16th Nov '16 3:35:35 PM LucaEarlgrey
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* ''VideoGame/ShinMegamiTenseiIVApocalypse'' doesn't have Burroughs to warn you of "strong demons"; instead, the game usually just tells you that "you sense something strong" up ahead.

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* ''VideoGame/ShinMegamiTenseiIVApocalypse'' doesn't have Burroughs to warn you of "strong demons"; instead, the game usually just tells you that "you sense something strong" up ahead. However, you also get the Shesha Radar, which gives you increasingly intense alarms as you get closer and closer to Shesha.
17th Oct '16 11:54:29 AM MyFinalEdits
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** The series generally had a klaxon of some sort for Bonus Character battles.

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** The series generally had has a klaxon of some sort for Bonus Character battles.
16th Oct '16 3:33:56 PM LucaEarlgrey
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* ''VideoGame/JudgementSilversword'' brings us "WARNING -- HERE COMES THE JUDGE! [ <boss name> ]"

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* ''VideoGame/JudgementSilversword'' brings us ''VideoGame/JudgementSilversword'':
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"WARNING -- HERE COMES THE JUDGE! [ <boss name> ]"
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