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2nd May '16 12:15:25 PM Vir
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* If inside, there will be plenty of gears and other mechanisms, or at least a rope to ring the bell. Expect a stadium sized chamber full of spur gears the size of Volkswagens, on and about which the hero and villain [[CathedralClimax will climb and clamber as they fight]]. When the gears are invariably jammed with an [[ThrowTheSword errant sword]] or wrench, expect the whole thing to tear itself apart as the designers conveniently forgot to include any sort of clutch, disconnect, or even an emergency "off" switch. Alternately, it might [[IncrediblyLamePun stop the clock]] on somebody about to be crushed, but only until the wrench breaks. (The mechanism inside ''real'' clock towers is often much smaller than in fiction. The workings of the Custom House Tower clock in Boston, for example, are about the size of a file cabinet; those of Big Ben, though weighing about five tonnes, cover the same sort of area as a large table.)

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* If inside, there will be plenty of gears and other mechanisms, or at least a rope to ring the bell. Expect a stadium sized chamber full of spur gears the size of Volkswagens, on and about which the hero and villain [[CathedralClimax will climb and clamber as they fight]]. When the gears are invariably jammed with an [[ThrowTheSword [[ThrowingYourSwordAlwaysWorks errant sword]] or wrench, expect the whole thing to tear itself apart as the designers conveniently forgot to include any sort of clutch, disconnect, or even an emergency "off" switch. Alternately, it might [[IncrediblyLamePun stop the clock]] on somebody about to be crushed, but only until the wrench breaks. (The mechanism inside ''real'' clock towers is often much smaller than in fiction. The workings of the Custom House Tower clock in Boston, for example, are about the size of a file cabinet; those of Big Ben, though weighing about five tonnes, cover the same sort of area as a large table.)
28th Apr '16 6:59:16 PM TVRulezAgain
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* In the film [[InCaseYouForgotWhoWroteIt Lemony Snicket's]] ''ASeriesOfUnfortunateEvents'', the LemonyNarrator hides out in a pretty fantastical-looking SteamPunk clock tower, visible only in silhouette.

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* In the film [[InCaseYouForgotWhoWroteIt Lemony Snicket's]] ''ASeriesOfUnfortunateEvents'', ''Film/ASeriesOfUnfortunateEvents'', the LemonyNarrator hides out in a pretty fantastical-looking SteamPunk clock tower, visible only in silhouette.
1st Apr '16 5:03:43 AM LadyJaneGrey
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* In ''Videogame/MapleStory'', one of New Leaf City's many landmarks is Bigger Ben; a dungeon is inside it, infested with {{Clockwork Creature}}s.
9th Jan '16 9:22:43 PM jormis29
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* The DadsArmy episode ''Time On My Hands'' features lead characters stuck up the town hall clock tower when they try to rescue/arrest a German parachutist who was suspected from the clock. Cue hilarity with the clock mechanism, automated figures and dangerous goings on over a sheer drop.

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* The DadsArmy ''Series/DadsArmy'' episode ''Time "Time On My Hands'' Hands" features lead characters stuck up the town hall clock tower when they try to rescue/arrest a German parachutist who was suspected suspended from the clock. Cue hilarity with the clock mechanism, automated figures and dangerous goings on over a sheer drop.
8th Jan '16 8:09:00 AM Doug86
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* Not a clocktower, but the climax of ''{{Redwall}}'' takes place in the Abbey belltower.

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* Not a clocktower, but the climax of ''{{Redwall}}'' ''Literature/{{Redwall}}'' takes place in the Abbey belltower.
19th Dec '15 2:42:02 AM jormis29
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* In the DLC for ''Bloodborne'' , called The Old Hunters, the boss fight for Lady Maria takes place in a location called the Astral Clocktower.

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* In the DLC for ''Bloodborne'' ''VideoGame/{{Bloodborne}}'' , called The Old Hunters, the boss fight for Lady Maria takes place in a location called the Astral Clocktower.
18th Dec '15 2:13:12 PM TrashJack
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* The clock at the Midwich Elementary School plays an important role in ''[[Silent Hill 1]]''. [[spoiler: Opening it and checking below triggers the shift to the school's Otherworld version.]]

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* The clock at the Midwich Elementary School plays an important role in ''[[Silent Hill 1]]''.the original ''VideoGame/SilentHill1''. [[spoiler: Opening it and checking below triggers the shift to the school's Otherworld version.]]



* In the DLC for ''Bloodborne'' , called The Old Hunters, the boss fight for Lady Maria takes place in a location called the Astral Clocktower.



* In the DLC for ''Bloodborne'' , called The Old Hunters, the boss fight for Lady Maria takes place in a location called the Astral Clocktower.

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* In the DLC for ''Bloodborne'' , called The Old Hunters, the boss fight for Lady Maria takes place in a location called the Astral Clocktower.
8th Dec '15 1:23:43 AM Adept
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* Zasalamel's stage in ''SoulCaliburIII'' is located inside a clock tower.
* [[ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin Tick Tock Clock]] in ''[[SuperMarioBros Super Mario 64]]'' and ''[[VideoGame/MarioKart Mario Kart DS]]'' -- also a GimmickLevel in that depending on the time displayed on the clock you enter to reach the level, the clock will operate fast, slow, screwed up(in which everything will move randomly), or stopped, and different speeds of activity may be necessary to complete certain missions.
* The Garal Clock Tower in ''TreasureOfTheRudras'' [[spoiler: The Clock Tower is a countdown timer for TheEndOfTheWorldAsWeKnowIt the world will end but the Tower is a timer, one Death Knell for Every Day that passes upon activation, the tower serves another purpose, the clocks on the sealed doors with a clock face above them start to move upon activation, it moves a total of 8 times in one cycle, which unlocks if the clock hand is at the 12 O' Clock position]]

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* Zasalamel's stage in ''SoulCaliburIII'' ''VideoGame/SoulCaliburIII'' is located inside a clock tower.
* [[ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin Tick Tock Clock]] in ''[[SuperMarioBros ''[[VideoGame/SuperMarioBros Super Mario 64]]'' and ''[[VideoGame/MarioKart Mario Kart DS]]'' -- also a GimmickLevel in that depending on the time displayed on the clock you enter to reach the level, the clock will operate fast, slow, screwed up(in which everything will move randomly), or stopped, and different speeds of activity may be necessary to complete certain missions.
* The Garal Clock Tower in ''TreasureOfTheRudras'' ''VideoGame/TreasureOfTheRudra'' [[spoiler: The Clock Tower is a countdown timer for TheEndOfTheWorldAsWeKnowIt the world will end but the Tower is a timer, one Death Knell for Every Day that passes upon activation, the tower serves another purpose, the clocks on the sealed doors with a clock face above them start to move upon activation, it moves a total of 8 times in one cycle, which unlocks if the clock hand is at the 12 O' Clock position]]
7th Dec '15 5:20:20 AM BlastBowman90
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* In the DLC for "VideoGame/Bloodborne", called The Old Hunters, the boss fight for Lady Maria takes place in a location called the Astral Clocktower.

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* In the DLC for "VideoGame/Bloodborne", ''Bloodborne'' , called The Old Hunters, the boss fight for Lady Maria takes place in a location called the Astral Clocktower.
7th Dec '15 5:18:31 AM BlastBowman90
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* In the DLC for "VideoGame/Bloodborne", called The Old Hunters, the boss fight for Lady Maria takes place in a location called the Astral Clocktower.
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