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5th Aug '16 7:48:53 AM Ripburger
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* ''VideoGame/XCom Enforcer'' has a level spanning across the roofs of high-rise buildings. The landing makes a crater decal rather than simply entering the normal death animation.

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* ''VideoGame/XCom ''{{VideoGame/XCOM}} Enforcer'' has a level spanning across the roofs of high-rise buildings. The landing makes a crater decal rather than simply entering the normal death animation.
3rd Aug '16 4:27:24 PM UmbrellasWereAwesome
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* ''Franchise/{{Halo}}'' series has several deep pits to fall in, but nearly all of them have a bottom, even if it is ''very'' far down. There are space levels though in the first and second games where you could fall into what would logically be a bottomless pit.

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* The ''Franchise/{{Halo}}'' series has games have several deep pits to fall in, but nearly all of them have a bottom, even if it is ''very'' far down. There However, there are space levels though in some of the first games, like the [[VideoGame/HaloCombatEvolved first]] and second games [[VideoGame/{{Halo 2}} second]], where you could fall "fall" into what would logically be a bottomless pit.
3rd Jul '16 1:39:03 PM FlakyPorcupine
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* ''VideoGame/{{Nidhogg}}'' features these, which the fencers can take advantage of by dive kicking one another into it for a quick kill, especially if they lost their sword. Some have conveyor belts and crumbling floors leading into them. If both fencers fall it, the right of way resets, forcing both fencers to fight to gain it.
27th Jun '16 3:45:34 PM amitakartok
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** Speaking of boots, at one point while [[ItMakesSenseInContext Chell and GLaDOS are falling down a bottomless pit together]], [=GLaDOS=] chooses this time to deliver some exposition after snarking ''"since we are not going anywhere - well, we '''are''' going '''somewhere'''; alarmingly fast, actually..."''
15th May '16 2:20:17 AM Doug86
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* The literal-minded citizens of Lancre in the ''{{Discworld}}'' have a tourist attraction called The Place Where The Sun Does Not Shine. this is implied to be a bottomless pit, but apparently lots of unusual things show up there, such as undesirable jobs, improbable excuses and things which imply a degree of physical pain and discomfort.

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* The literal-minded citizens of Lancre in the ''{{Discworld}}'' ''Literature/{{Discworld}}'' have a tourist attraction called The Place Where The Sun Does Not Shine. this is implied to be a bottomless pit, but apparently lots of unusual things show up there, such as undesirable jobs, improbable excuses and things which imply a degree of physical pain and discomfort.
14th May '16 12:10:30 PM SteveMB
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* Parodied in the ''WesternAnimation/KimPossible'' episode "Hidden Talent", as Dr. Drakken gives Kim a description of the DeathTrap he's about to drop her into:

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* Parodied in the ''WesternAnimation/KimPossible'' episode "Hidden Talent", as Dr. Drakken [[JustBetweenYouAndMe gives Kim a description description]] of the DeathTrap he's about to drop her into:
5th May '16 4:32:03 PM Ferot_Dreadnaught
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* Pretty much black holes in RealLife[[note]]According to General Relativity, gravity warps space-time and the larger it's the larger that warp is. A way to picture that it is to consider space-time as a rubber lattice with bodies on it, and forming wells more or less deep on it depending of their masses and/or densities. A black hole is the equivalent of an infinitely deep well -a bottomless pit-.[[/note]]

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* Pretty much black holes in RealLife[[note]]According to General Relativity, gravity warps space-time and the larger it's it is the larger that warp is. A way to picture that it is to consider space-time as a rubber lattice with bodies on it, and forming wells more or less deep on it depending of their masses and/or densities. A black hole is the equivalent of an infinitely deep well -a bottomless pit-.[[/note]]
5th May '16 4:29:46 PM ScorpiusOB1
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* Pretty much black holes in RealLife[[note]]According to General Relativity, gravity warps space-time and the larger it's the larger that warp is. A way to picture that it is to consider space-time as a rubber lattice with bodies on it, and forming wells more or less deep on it depending of their masses and/or densities. A black hole is the equivalent of an infinitely deep well -a bottomless pit-.[[/note]]
28th Mar '16 10:56:32 AM wanderlustwarrior
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***Then again, ''VideoGame/SonicGenerations'', as a game pulling stages from across Sonic's history, ''introduced'' bottomless pits to areas where there weren't any before.
20th Mar '16 4:56:57 AM LucaEarlgrey
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* ''VideoGame/StreetsOfRage'' has these in one stage. If a player character falls into one, instant life loss. If an enemy falls into one, they're not coming back. In the penultimate stage, an outdoor elevator climb, jumping off or being knocked off the elevator has the same function. ''Streets of Rage 2'' does away with them, but they come back in ''Streets of Rage 3''[='=]s Stage 3, where enemies will die as usual upon falling into one but players will [[DownplayedTrope simply bounce out with a lot of health lost]].
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