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9th Aug '17 6:19:36 PM nombretomado
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* In ''{{Freelancer}}'', it's not rare to find yourself taking out ''entire fleets [[OneManArmy by yourself]]'' with just your guns, enough repair supplies, and [[GodWasMyCoPilot the will of the Holy Spirit]], and this is thanks to each shot dealing at least a little bit of damage. In fact, a popular SelfImposedChallenge in one of the late missions involves destroying ''3 battleships, 5 cruisers and 6 gunships''.

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* In ''{{Freelancer}}'', ''VideoGame/{{Freelancer}}'', it's not rare to find yourself taking out ''entire fleets [[OneManArmy by yourself]]'' with just your guns, enough repair supplies, and [[GodWasMyCoPilot the will of the Holy Spirit]], and this is thanks to each shot dealing at least a little bit of damage. In fact, a popular SelfImposedChallenge in one of the late missions involves destroying ''3 battleships, 5 cruisers and 6 gunships''.
29th Jul '17 5:15:50 AM Piterpicher
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* This is the principle behind the strategy used by ''both'' sides during the [[PunicWars Second Punic War]]:

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* This is the principle behind the strategy used by ''both'' sides during the [[PunicWars [[UsefulNotes/PunicWars Second Punic War]]:
19th Jul '17 12:06:12 PM BeerBaron
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* In ''Franchise/TheElderScrolls'' lore, the province of Morrowind did not historically have the presence of dragons prior to their "extinction." Why? They were driven awayby ''[[GodDamnBats Cliff Racers]]''... Yes, those weak but hideously annoying creatures that are the bane of players everywhere were able to drive out powerful Aedric (angelic) beings who could command elements into existence with a few words simply through numbers and persistence.

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* In ''Franchise/TheElderScrolls'' lore, the province of Morrowind did not historically have the presence of dragons [[OurDragonsAreDifferent dragons]] prior to their "extinction." "[[NotSoExtinct extinction]]". Why? They were driven awayby away by ''[[GodDamnBats Cliff Racers]]''... Yes, those weak but hideously annoying creatures that are the bane of players everywhere were able to drive out powerful [[DragonsAreDivine Aedric (angelic) beings (quasi-angelic) beings]] who could [[RealityWarper command elements into existence existence]] with a [[LanguageOfMagic few words words]] simply through numbers [[ZergRush sheer numbers]] and persistence.persistence. Come the 4th Era, after Cliff Racers [[TakeThatScrappy had been driven away]] and after [[ChekhovsVolcano Red Mountain's eruption]], a surviving dragon finally came to lair in the smoking ruins of Vvardenfell.
7th Jul '17 1:58:22 PM Piterpicher
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* This is a staple of the entire Tower Defense Genre, which has increasingly strong monsters walk past your towers, which continuously attack them, towards your base. Towards the end of the game, it is typical for a tower to deal 200 damage against monsters with 6 or 7 digit HP. There is only one notable aversion, BloonsTowerDefense, which shows why this trope is in effect as it can have thousands of bloons onscreen at a time in high levels to present a challenge for players with dozens of high level towers.

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* This is a staple of the entire Tower Defense Genre, which has increasingly strong monsters walk past your towers, which continuously attack them, towards your base. Towards the end of the game, it is typical for a tower to deal 200 damage against monsters with 6 or 7 digit HP. There is only one notable aversion, BloonsTowerDefense, ''VideoGame/BloonsTowerDefense'', which shows why this trope is in effect as it can have thousands of bloons onscreen at a time in high levels to present a challenge for players with dozens of high level towers.
13th Jun '17 8:25:27 PM nombretomado
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* Time consuming as it may be, it is possible to kill a Cyberdemon in VideoGame/{{Doom}} with nothing but your bare fists (and without resorting to the Berserker pack). Very difficult due to the Cyberdemon's persistence combined with its HP. ''Doom II'' on the {{Xbox 360}} recognizes this feat and will actually award the player an [[BraggingRightsReward Achievement]] for doing so[[note]]Though it actually doesn't care how you get there, just that the killing hit is scored by a punch.[[/note]].

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* Time consuming as it may be, it is possible to kill a Cyberdemon in VideoGame/{{Doom}} ''VideoGame/{{Doom}}'' with nothing but your bare fists (and without resorting to the Berserker pack). Very difficult due to the Cyberdemon's persistence combined with its HP. ''Doom II'' on the {{Xbox UsefulNotes/{{Xbox 360}} recognizes this feat and will actually award the player an [[BraggingRightsReward Achievement]] for doing so[[note]]Though it actually doesn't care how you get there, just that the killing hit is scored by a punch.[[/note]].
8th Jun '17 11:31:01 PM Gamermaster
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8th Jun '17 11:31:00 PM Gamermaster
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* This is [[LightNovel/Slayers Xellos']] favorite combat tactic. Dodge his enemy's big attacks with his inherent agility and TeleportSpam while delivering a withering barrage of tiny spikes, over and over and over.

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* This is [[LightNovel/Slayers [[LightNovel/{{Slayers}} Xellos']] favorite combat tactic. Dodge his enemy's big attacks with his inherent agility and TeleportSpam while delivering a withering barrage of tiny spikes, over and over and over.
5th Jun '17 6:52:55 PM Pk9
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* ''Series/DoctorWho'': In "[[Recap/DoctorWhoS35E11HeavenSent Heaven Sent]]", the Doctor ends up trapped in something like a time loop in which the only escape is through a 20-foot wall made of a substance stronger than diamonds. The Doctor eventually manages to destroy the wall by ''punching it with his bare hands'', a few times each cycle, for ''4.5 billion'' years.

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* ''Series/DoctorWho'': In "[[Recap/DoctorWhoS35E11HeavenSent Heaven Sent]]", the Doctor ends up trapped in something like a time loop in which the only escape is through a 20-foot wall made of a substance stronger than diamonds. The Doctor eventually manages to destroy the wall by ''punching it with his bare hands'', hand'', a few times each cycle, for ''4.5 billion'' years.
5th Jun '17 6:52:25 PM Pk9
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* ''Series/DoctorWho'': In "[[Recap/DoctorWhoS35E11HeavenSent Heaven Sent]]", the Doctor ends up trapped in something like a time loop in which the only escape is through a 20-foot wall made of a substance stronger than diamonds. The Doctor eventually manages to destroy the wall by ''punching it with his bare hands'', a few times each cycle, for ''4.5 billion'' years.
21st May '17 9:19:36 PM zequeins
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* This is [[LightNovel/Slayers Xellos']] favorite combat tactic. Dodge his enemy's big attacks with his inherent agility and TeleportSpam while delivering a withering barrage of tiny spikes, over and over and over.
-->"If you can't hit me with big attacks, there's no point in fighting. However, small attacks can hurt when they're repeated several times!"
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