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25th Mar '17 11:11:10 AM nombretomado
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* The NintendoDS game ''WesternAnimation/LooneyTunes: WesternAnimation/DuckAmuck'' has the player commit all kinds of mischief on poor Daffy. Though they can "win" his mini-games, it is sometimes much more satisfying to make him utterly (and painfully) fail.

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* The NintendoDS UsefulNotes/NintendoDS game ''WesternAnimation/LooneyTunes: WesternAnimation/DuckAmuck'' has the player commit all kinds of mischief on poor Daffy. Though they can "win" his mini-games, it is sometimes much more satisfying to make him utterly (and painfully) fail.
20th Mar '17 2:54:35 PM Mineboot45
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*** One of the most desirable traits a dwarf can have is [[TheStoic "doesn't really care about anything anymore"]] (which, in itself, speaks volumes about what kind of [[CrapsackWorld 'verse]] we're talking here). This is brought about by slowly pushing the poor dorf so far past the DespairEventHorizon they simply can't be bothered to even notice if their entire family is eaten by a giant spider, they have to sleep on a cold, muddy floor, and the only food available is rotting goblin vomit. One of the ways to "help" your dwarves achieve this is to drop their pet puppies and kittens from a great height, causing the pet to disintegrate into blood and [[LudicrousGibs body parts]] in front of the owner's eyes. For [[ForTheEvulz bonus Dwarfpoints]], have the doomed pet land in the middle of your dining hall full of dwarves trying to have their lunch.

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*** One of the most desirable traits a dwarf can have is [[TheStoic "doesn't really care about anything anymore"]] (which, in itself, speaks volumes about what kind of [[CrapsackWorld 'verse]] we're talking here). This is brought about by slowly pushing the poor dorf so far past the DespairEventHorizon they simply can't be bothered to even notice if their entire family is eaten by a giant spider, they have to sleep on a cold, muddy floor, and and/or the only food available is rotting goblin vomit. One of the ways to "help" your dwarves achieve this is to drop their pet puppies and kittens from a great height, causing the pet to disintegrate into blood and [[LudicrousGibs body parts]] in front of the owner's eyes. For [[ForTheEvulz bonus Dwarfpoints]], have the doomed pet land in the middle of your dining hall full of dwarves trying to have their lunch.
18th Mar '17 12:08:54 PM Mineboot45
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** Since {{Game Mod}}ding it is very easy (just editing some text file), and the game simulates ''lots'' of details, there are lots of bizarre (and hilarious) ways to kill your dwarfs. For example:

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** Since {{Game Mod}}ding it is also very easy (just editing some text file), and the game simulates ''lots'' of details, there are lots of bizarre (and hilarious) ways to kill your dwarfs. For example:
18th Mar '17 12:02:46 PM Mineboot45
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* Since {{Game Mod}}ding ''VideoGame/DwarfFortress'' is very easy (just editing some text file), and the game simulates ''lots'' of details, there are lots of bizarre (and hilarious) ways to kill your dwarfs. For example:[numlist:1]
# Breed up a bunch of cats to hunt down vermin.
# Edit the game files so that cats have a body temperature more than three times the surface temperature of the Sun.
# Watch the cats all explode into mushroom clouds of fiery death and destruction which kill all the dwarves and lay waste to the countryside.
# You can also set the boiling point for, say, goblin fat at nearly absolute zero, causing them to explode into a cloud of pink mist the moment they walk onto the map.
# [[ScrewYouElves No one likes elves]]. [[TheScrappy No one]]. So in many cases, elven caravans arriving to trade at your depot will abruptly find that someone has inexplicably locked them in with floodgates and started filling the depot with water. And after they drown, you can steal their stuff.
# And, of course, there are the enemies. Sure, you can rig the outside of your fortress to turn invading goblins into [[ChunkySalsaRule a faint red smear]], but that's boring. Why do that when you can [[PointlessDoomsdayDevice flood the planet]] [[KillItWithFire with magma]] and turn them into [[ManOnFire !!invading goblins!!]]? Or there's the... um, "humane" alternative: cage traps. When they go off, you will ''always'' get one nasty thing in a cage, be it a goblin, kobold, rampaging zombie carp, or dragon. So what do you do with the things you can't tame? Simple -- get your dwarves to steal all the goblins' items, then dump the now-naked would-be invaders down a 46 z-level tower as a study to see how far up the walls the blood will splat. You can also put them in a gladiator arena with your [[OneManArmy most badass]] champions or drop them into a deathtrap maze lined with walls of [[ChainsawGood +large serrated steel discs+]] and {{pressure plate}}s that unleash a tsunami that washes them into a pit full of angry wolves. Think [[Webcomic/GirlGenius Castle Heterodyne]].
# If you can think of it, there's a Dwarf Fortress player out there thinking up ways to do it. This extends from "[[VideoGameCaringPotential build a mist-generator in your main room to make your dwarves deliriously happy]]" to "[[http://www.bay12forums.com/smf/index.php?topic=25967.0 figure out a way to trap and slaughter friendly merpeople because their bones are worth a lot of money.]]" Note that last one was considered so cruel the maker of the game dropped the value of mer bones in the next patch. For those unwilling to click the link, can you say [[spoiler: "Force-breeding merfolk to slaughter their mer-babies for valuable, valuable ivory?"]]
# One of the most desirable traits a dwarf can have is [[TheStoic "doesn't really care about anything anymore"]] (which, in itself, speaks volumes about what kind of [[CrapsackWorld 'verse]] we're talking here). This is brought about by slowly pushing the poor dorf so far past the DespairEventHorizon they simply can't be bothered to even notice if their entire family is eaten by a giant spider, they have to sleep on a cold, muddy floor, and the only food available is rotting goblin vomit. One of the ways to "help" your dwarves achieve this is to drop their pet puppies and kittens from a great height, causing the pet to disintegrate into blood and [[LudicrousGibs body parts]] in front of the owner's eyes. For [[ForTheEvulz bonus Dwarfpoints]], have the doomed pet land in the middle of your dining hall full of dwarves trying to have their lunch.
# Someone also came up with a scheme to lock dwarven children intended for military service in a room with a wild but not overly dangerous animal, and a hole to drop food to them. Through years of training the dodging skill, they would earn many, many stat improvements. Thus creating a powerful but horribly scarred military force. Combine this with a bit of lava to slowly melt all of the highly flammable fat off of them, and they could become virtually fireproof, as well.
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* ** Since {{Game Mod}}ding ''VideoGame/DwarfFortress'' it is very easy (just editing some text file), and the game simulates ''lots'' of details, there are lots of bizarre (and hilarious) ways to kill your dwarfs. For example:[numlist:1]
#
example:
***
Breed up a bunch of cats to hunt down vermin.
# *** Edit the game files so that cats have a body temperature more than three times the surface temperature of the Sun.
# *** Watch the cats all explode into mushroom clouds of fiery death and destruction which kill all the dwarves and lay waste to the countryside.
# *** You can also set the boiling point for, say, goblin fat at nearly absolute zero, causing them to explode into a cloud of pink mist the moment they walk onto the map.
# *** [[ScrewYouElves No one likes elves]]. [[TheScrappy No one]]. So in many cases, elven caravans arriving to trade at your depot will abruptly find that someone has inexplicably locked them in with floodgates and started filling the depot with water. And after they drown, you can steal their stuff.
# *** And, of course, there are the enemies. Sure, you can rig the outside of your fortress to turn invading goblins into [[ChunkySalsaRule a faint red smear]], but that's boring. Why do that when you can [[PointlessDoomsdayDevice flood the planet]] [[KillItWithFire with magma]] and turn them into [[ManOnFire !!invading goblins!!]]? Or there's the... um, "humane" alternative: cage traps. When they go off, you will ''always'' get one nasty thing in a cage, be it a goblin, kobold, rampaging zombie carp, or dragon. So what do you do with the things you can't tame? Simple -- get your dwarves to steal all the goblins' items, then dump the now-naked would-be invaders down a 46 z-level tower as a study to see how far up the walls the blood will splat. You can also put them in a gladiator arena with your [[OneManArmy most badass]] champions or drop them into a deathtrap maze lined with walls of [[ChainsawGood +large serrated steel discs+]] and {{pressure plate}}s that unleash a tsunami that washes them into a pit full of angry wolves. Think [[Webcomic/GirlGenius Castle Heterodyne]].
# *** If you can think of it, there's a Dwarf Fortress player out there thinking up ways to do it. This extends from "[[VideoGameCaringPotential build a mist-generator in your main room to make your dwarves deliriously happy]]" to "[[http://www.bay12forums.com/smf/index.php?topic=25967.0 figure out a way to trap and slaughter friendly merpeople because their bones are worth a lot of money.]]" Note that last one was considered so cruel the maker of the game dropped the value of mer bones in the next patch. For those unwilling to click the link, can you say [[spoiler: "Force-breeding merfolk to slaughter their mer-babies for valuable, valuable ivory?"]]
# *** One of the most desirable traits a dwarf can have is [[TheStoic "doesn't really care about anything anymore"]] (which, in itself, speaks volumes about what kind of [[CrapsackWorld 'verse]] we're talking here). This is brought about by slowly pushing the poor dorf so far past the DespairEventHorizon they simply can't be bothered to even notice if their entire family is eaten by a giant spider, they have to sleep on a cold, muddy floor, and the only food available is rotting goblin vomit. One of the ways to "help" your dwarves achieve this is to drop their pet puppies and kittens from a great height, causing the pet to disintegrate into blood and [[LudicrousGibs body parts]] in front of the owner's eyes. For [[ForTheEvulz bonus Dwarfpoints]], have the doomed pet land in the middle of your dining hall full of dwarves trying to have their lunch.
# *** Someone also came up with a scheme to lock dwarven children intended for military service in a room with a wild but not overly dangerous animal, and a hole to drop food to them. Through years of training the dodging skill, they would earn many, many stat improvements. Thus creating a powerful but horribly scarred military force. Combine this with a bit of lava to slowly melt all of the highly flammable fat off of them, and they could become virtually fireproof, as well.
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10th Jan '17 4:15:13 PM Xtifr
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* ''[[AmericanGirlsCollection American Girls Premiere]]'', which was developed by The Learning Company but uses the Opening Night engine. What was supposed to be an edutainment game turned out to be a laugh-fest in the hands of the player, making historical characters like Felicity Merriman into cannon fodder for various parodies and crude jokes. It also doesn't help that both ''Opening Night'' and ''Premiere'' lacked a profanity filter, making it possible for the characters to say rude things.
* ''DoshinTheGiant'' gives the player character a SuperpoweredEvilSide primarily to allow the player to smash and torture the islanders to their heart's content.

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* ''[[AmericanGirlsCollection ''[[VideoGame/AmericanGirlsCollection American Girls Premiere]]'', which was developed by The Learning Company but uses the Opening Night engine. What was supposed to be an edutainment game turned out to be a laugh-fest in the hands of the player, making historical characters like Felicity Merriman into cannon fodder for various parodies and crude jokes. It also doesn't help that both ''Opening Night'' and ''Premiere'' lacked a profanity filter, making it possible for the characters to say rude things.
* ''DoshinTheGiant'' ''VideoGame/DoshinTheGiant'' gives the player character a SuperpoweredEvilSide primarily to allow the player to smash and torture the islanders to their heart's content.



* ''TrainzRailroadSimulator'' is meant for railway enthusiasts to simulate managing and operating trains. However, some twisted people use the game solely for the purpose of doing things like derailing the trains, crashing the train when it crosses a turntable, and doing what [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rDUOmzOrJ_4 this guy]] did and initiating a huge crash at 1000 mph.

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* ''TrainzRailroadSimulator'' ''VideoGame/TrainzRailroadSimulator'' is meant for railway enthusiasts to simulate managing and operating trains. However, some twisted people use the game solely for the purpose of doing things like derailing the trains, crashing the train when it crosses a turntable, and doing what [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rDUOmzOrJ_4 this guy]] did and initiating a huge crash at 1000 mph.
26th Dec '16 6:57:30 PM Gen
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*** Human sacrifices are worth more the younger the person is. So, if you want lots of cheap mana, why not build 3 or 4 kindergartens next to the sacrificial bowl after making the entire village-population into breeders?
10th Dec '16 3:59:15 PM Luigifan
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* The NintendoDS game ''WesternAnimation/LooneyTunes: WesternAnimation/DuckAmuck'' has the player commit all kinds of mischief on poor Daffy.Though they can "win" his mini-games, it is sometimes much more satisfying to make him utterly (and painfully) fail.

to:

* The NintendoDS game ''WesternAnimation/LooneyTunes: WesternAnimation/DuckAmuck'' has the player commit all kinds of mischief on poor Daffy. Though they can "win" his mini-games, it is sometimes much more satisfying to make him utterly (and painfully) fail.



** Many players find the desperation actions low-aspiration Sims in ''The Sims 2'' perform to be highly amusing, and some will drive them to aspiration failure on purpose just to watch them dance with mops, [[Film/CastAway talk to volleyballs]] and [[LampshadeWearing dance with lampshades on their heads]].

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** Many players find the desperation actions low-aspiration Sims in ''The Sims 2'' perform to be highly amusing, and some will drive them to aspiration failure on purpose just to watch them dance with mops, [[Film/CastAway talk to volleyballs]] volleyballs]], and [[LampshadeWearing dance with lampshades on their heads]].
20th Aug '16 10:06:53 PM klausbaudelaire
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* ''[[AmericanGirlsCollection American Girls Premiere]]'', which was developed by The Learning Company but uses the Opening Night engine. What was supposed to be an edutainment game turned out to be a laugh-fest in the hands of the player, making historical characters like Felicity Merriman into cannon fodder for various parodies and crude jokes.

to:

* ''[[AmericanGirlsCollection American Girls Premiere]]'', which was developed by The Learning Company but uses the Opening Night engine. What was supposed to be an edutainment game turned out to be a laugh-fest in the hands of the player, making historical characters like Felicity Merriman into cannon fodder for various parodies and crude jokes. It also doesn't help that both ''Opening Night'' and ''Premiere'' lacked a profanity filter, making it possible for the characters to say rude things.
8th Aug '16 11:32:22 AM Mhazard
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A subtrope of VideoGameCrueltyPotential, this deals with games where the [[AGodIsYou unseen God-like player character]] can manipulate the in-game universe in such a manner that those little digital souls suffer as much as virtually possible. Want to be TheCaligula? Like doing things ForTheLulz [[ForTheEvulz and Evulz]]? Your sickest dreams have come true!

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A subtrope of VideoGameCrueltyPotential, this deals with games where the [[AGodIsYou unseen God-like player character]] can manipulate the in-game universe in such a manner that those little digital souls suffer as much as virtually possible. Want to be TheCaligula? Like doing things ForTheLulz [[ForTheEvulz and Evulz]]? Want to prove everyone [[AGodAmI you are the God]]? Your sickest dreams have come true!
7th Aug '16 5:27:07 PM Shishkahuben
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** Many players find the desperation actions low-aspiration Sims in ''The Sims 2'' perform to be highly amusing, and some will drive them to aspiration failure on purpose just to watch them dance with mops, talk to volleyballs (no really) and [[LampshadeWearing dance with lampshades on their heads]].

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** Many players find the desperation actions low-aspiration Sims in ''The Sims 2'' perform to be highly amusing, and some will drive them to aspiration failure on purpose just to watch them dance with mops, [[Film/CastAway talk to volleyballs (no really) volleyballs]] and [[LampshadeWearing dance with lampshades on their heads]].
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