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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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2nd Apr '16 1:46:38 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.
29th Mar '16 3:26:24 AM NaraNumas
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* In ''VideoGame/{{Castlevania 64}}'', the Sun and Moon cards can be used to advance the current time so you can (among other things) have certain timed encounters and battle vampires during the day when they're weaker.

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* In ''VideoGame/{{Castlevania 64}}'', the Sun and Moon cards can be used to advance the current time so you can (among other things) have certain timed encounters and battle vampires during the day when they're weaker. [[spoiler: but abusing them isn't recommended because after so many days cycles pass it gives the vampire hunter Vincent time to try and fail to kill the fake Dracula, leading to an optional boss fight and the bad ending.]]
4th Feb '16 5:46:39 PM WillKeaton
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* A webcomic example occurs in ''Webcomic/TheOrderOfTheStick'', as seen [[http://www.giantitp.com/comics/oots0155.html here]].
* Near the end of ''Webcomic/EightBitTheater'', as the heroes are trying to perform a task within a time limit, Fighter meanwhile [[http://www.nuklearpower.com/2010/01/07/episode-1208-what-fighter-did/ goes to the inn to rest, advancing the clock several hours forward]]. Then he [[http://www.nuklearpower.com/2010/01/14/episode-1210-early-mourning/ does it one more time]], obviously sapping his teammates out of their meager time remaining.

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* A webcomic example occurs in ''Webcomic/TheOrderOfTheStick'', as seen [[http://www.giantitp.com/comics/oots0155.html here]].
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* Near the end of ''Webcomic/EightBitTheater'', as the heroes are trying to perform a task within a time limit, Fighter meanwhile [[http://www.nuklearpower.com/2010/01/07/episode-1208-what-fighter-did/ goes to the inn to rest, advancing the clock several hours forward]]. forward.]] Then he [[http://www.nuklearpower.com/2010/01/14/episode-1210-early-mourning/ does it one more time]], time,]] obviously sapping his teammates out of their meager time remaining.
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