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4th Sep '17 11:00:42 AM FoxBluereaver
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* An episode of ''Series/ElChapulinColorado'' has the titular hero against a guy who thinks he's a vampire. At the end, Chapulin remembers that vampires are weak to light, but there's still a couple hours before dawn, so he spins the clock's hands forward to speed up time. It ''works''.
31st Aug '17 9:11:19 AM pyroclastic
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* ''VideoGame/KerbalSpaceProgram'': Time can be sped up anywhere from 2 to 100,000 times, although it's not possible to control a ship or use engines if the time acceleration is greater than 4x. Very much justified, as the realistic spaceflight model means that ships can take real-world ''years'' to reach their destinations.
11th May '17 11:27:24 AM TheHeroHartmut
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** In ''VideoGame/TheLegendOfZeldaBreathOfTheWild'', Link can progress the time to morning, noon or night by sleeping in a bed or inn, or by gazing into a campfire. The latter doesn't restore hearts, however.
11th Nov '16 8:14:30 AM ashlay
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* ''Videogame/{{Persona 3}}'' and ''VideoGame/{{Persona 4}}'' work like this, using time periods (e.g. Evening, Afternoon) that can be skipped to.

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* ''Videogame/{{Persona 3}}'' and 3}}'', ''VideoGame/{{Persona 4}}'' work like this, using and ''VideoGame/{{Persona 5}}'' use time periods (e.g. Evening, Afternoon) that can be skipped to.to by entering your home base or going to bed. ''VideoGame/{{Persona 5}}'' also lets you "fast forward" through dialogue, and even imposes VHS fast forward effects on the screen.
12th Oct '16 7:52:52 PM MoPete
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** In ''Videogame/DragonQuestVIII'', you can stay at an inn until either sunset or sunrise, in case you wish to interact with [=NPCs=] who only appear during the day or night.

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** Brey/Borya in ''Videogame/DragonQuestIV'' learns the Day-Night spell (Tick-Tock in the remakes) that turns day to night or vice versa when cast.
** In ''Videogame/DragonQuestVIII'', ''Videogame/DragonQuestVIII'' and ''Videogame/DragonQuestIX'', you can stay at an inn until either sunset or sunrise, in case you wish to interact with [=NPCs=] who only appear during the day or night.
27th Jun '16 4:42:40 AM REV6Pilot
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27th Jun '16 4:41:35 AM REV6Pilot
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* ''Videogame/{{Minecraft}}'' has a bed feature which can skip the night-time portion of a day cycle.
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* ''VideoGame/{{Minecraft}}'''s beds can be slept on to set your spawn point and skip the nighttime, but only nighttime and when there are no monsters around. Also, you can't use them in the Nether [[MadeOfExplodium they blow up as soon as you place them]].
* In ''VideoGame/GrandTheftAuto'' games, starting with ''[[VideoGame/GrandTheftAutoIII III]]'', saving skips the clock six hours ahead.
24th Jun '16 1:55:07 PM REV6Pilot
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* ''VideoGame/{{STALKER}}: Call of Pripyat'' allows you to sleep on certain beds to pass the time. A ew {{Game Mod}}s suh as the Complete mod packs add a sleeping bag to the player's inventory in all three games, which allow the player to pass the time anywhere they prefer ([[TooDumbToLive including at places where they can be attacked by mutants or hostile stalkers]]), which is the only way to pass time at all in ''Shadow of Chernobyl'' and ''Clear Sky''.

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* ''VideoGame/{{STALKER}}: Call of Pripyat'' allows you to sleep on certain beds to pass the time. A ew few {{Game Mod}}s suh Mod}}s, such as the Complete mod packs ''Complete'' modpacks, add a sleeping bag to the player's inventory in all three games, which allow the player to pass the time anywhere they prefer ([[TooDumbToLive including at places where they can be attacked by mutants or hostile stalkers]]), which is the only way to pass time at all in ''Shadow of Chernobyl'' and ''Clear Sky''.
2nd Apr '16 1:47:30 PM FGHIK
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* ''VideoGame/{{Terraria}} has an enchanted sundial that allows you to skip to the next dawn, but can only be used again after seven in game days.

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* ''VideoGame/{{Terraria}} ''VideoGame/{{Terraria}}'' has an enchanted sundial that allows you to skip to the next dawn, but can only be used again after seven in game days.
2nd Apr '16 1:47:03 PM FGHIK
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