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27th Jun '16 8:11:10 PM WaxingName
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* Attempted in the ''Franchise/SonicTheHedgehog'' series. The games' stories started out in a typical cartoony video game setting with the protagonist fighting Eggman and his army of robots. Then came ''VideoGame/SonicAdventure'', a DarkerAndEdgier installment with pointedly more mature themes than any previous game in the series. ''VideoGame/SonicAdventure2'' took this even further, dealing with themes such as a corrupt military murdering innocent scientists and weapons of mass destruction. However, when ''VideoGame/ShadowTheHedgehog'' took this to ludicrous extents (with whiffs of WereStillRelevantDammit) and ''VideoGame/SonicTheHedgehog2006'' was slammed for its overly convoluted plot among other things, a growing backlash towards this trend forced Sega to go back and aim for a younger audience again, especially with ''VideoGame/SonicColors'' and beyond.
11th Apr '16 6:37:04 PM MsChibi
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Contrast FleetingDemographic, where the series/franchise switches to a younger audience as the former audience matures.

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Contrast FleetingDemographic, where the series/franchise switches to a younger audience as the former audience matures.
matures. Also contrast WereStillRelevantDammit, where a series/franchise {{ReTool}}s itself to be more appealing to the current generation, but does so in a clunky or tone-deaf way.
3rd Jan '16 9:34:24 AM AgProv
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* Creator/AlanGarner wrote two fantasy novels in the early NineteenSixties, aimed at a readership of 12 or above. [[CreatorBacklash The fact he didn't like the books very much]] meant it took him a long time to get around to writing a concluding sequel, ''Literature/{{Boneland}}''. Fifty years, to be precise. ''Boneland'' is as far away as you can possibly get from the certainties and the linear plot of ''Literature/TheMoonOfGomrath''. The book has a dark, grey, quality to it and follows one of the child-characters from the earlier books into adulthood. Colin, the heroic child who entered Faerie at age twelve, is bewildered, disillusioned, on the brink of the male menopause and fighting mental health issues. He is, quite literally, wondering where the Magic went to. It isn't difficult to suspect Garner is writing an ironic postscript for all those children who devoured the magic of ''Brisingamen'' and ''Gomrath''. And then grew up into adults, thinking back to the magical excitement of reading Garner's adventures as kids, and who today....

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* Creator/AlanGarner wrote two fantasy novels in the early NineteenSixties, [[TheSixties nineteen-sixties]], aimed at a readership of 12 or above. [[CreatorBacklash The fact he didn't like the books very much]] meant it took him a long time to get around to writing a concluding sequel, ''Literature/{{Boneland}}''. Fifty years, to be precise. ''Boneland'' is as far away as you can possibly get from the certainties and the linear plot of ''Literature/TheMoonOfGomrath''. The book has a dark, grey, quality to it and follows one of the child-characters from the earlier books into adulthood. Colin, the heroic child who entered Faerie at age twelve, is bewildered, disillusioned, on the brink of the male menopause and fighting mental health issues. He is, quite literally, wondering where the Magic went to. It isn't difficult to suspect Garner is writing an ironic postscript for all those children who devoured the magic of ''Brisingamen'' and ''Gomrath''. And then grew up into adults, thinking back to the magical excitement of reading Garner's adventures as kids, and who today....
3rd Jan '16 9:33:08 AM AgProv
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* Creator/AlanGarner wrote two fantasy novels in the early NineteenSixties, aimed at a readership of 12 or above. [[CreatorBacklash The fact he didn't like the books very much]] meant it took him a long time to get around to writing a concluding sequel, ''Literature/{{Boneland}}''. Fifty years, to be precise. ''Boneland'' is as far away as you can possibly get from the certainties and the linear plot of ''Literature/TheMoonOfGomrath''. The book has a dark, grey, quality to it and follows one of the child-characters from the earlier books into adulthood. colin, the heroic child who entered Faerie at age twelve, is bewildered, disillusioned, on thre brink of the male menopause and fighting mental health issues. He is, quite literally, wondering where the Magic went to. It isn't difficult to suspect Garner is writing an ironic postscript for all those children who devoured the magic of ''Brisingamen'' and ''Gomrath''. And then grew up into adults, thinking back to the magical excitement of reading Garner's adventures as kids, and who today....

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* Creator/AlanGarner wrote two fantasy novels in the early NineteenSixties, aimed at a readership of 12 or above. [[CreatorBacklash The fact he didn't like the books very much]] meant it took him a long time to get around to writing a concluding sequel, ''Literature/{{Boneland}}''. Fifty years, to be precise. ''Boneland'' is as far away as you can possibly get from the certainties and the linear plot of ''Literature/TheMoonOfGomrath''. The book has a dark, grey, quality to it and follows one of the child-characters from the earlier books into adulthood. colin, Colin, the heroic child who entered Faerie at age twelve, is bewildered, disillusioned, on thre the brink of the male menopause and fighting mental health issues. He is, quite literally, wondering where the Magic went to. It isn't difficult to suspect Garner is writing an ironic postscript for all those children who devoured the magic of ''Brisingamen'' and ''Gomrath''. And then grew up into adults, thinking back to the magical excitement of reading Garner's adventures as kids, and who today....
3rd Jan '16 9:32:06 AM AgProv
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* Creator/AlanGarner wrote two fantasy novels in the early NineteenSixties, aimed at a readership of 12 or above. [[CreatorBacklash The fact he didn't like the books very much]] meant it took him a long time to get around to writing a concluding sequel, Literature/{{Boneland}}''. Fifty years, to be precise. ''Boneland'' is as far away as you can possibly get from the certainties and the linear plot of ''Literature/TheMoonOfGomrath''. The book has a dark, grey, quality to it and follows one of the child-characters from the earlier books into adulthood. colin, the heroic child who entered Faerie at age twelve, is bewildered, disillusioned, on thre brink of the male menopause and fighting mental health issues. He is, quite literally, wondering where the Magic went to. It isn't difficult to suspect Garner is writing an ironic postscript for all those children who devoured the magic of ''Brisingamen'' and ''Gomrath''. And then grew up into adults, thinking back to the magical excitement of reading Garner's adventures as kids, and who today....

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* Creator/AlanGarner wrote two fantasy novels in the early NineteenSixties, aimed at a readership of 12 or above. [[CreatorBacklash The fact he didn't like the books very much]] meant it took him a long time to get around to writing a concluding sequel, Literature/{{Boneland}}''.''Literature/{{Boneland}}''. Fifty years, to be precise. ''Boneland'' is as far away as you can possibly get from the certainties and the linear plot of ''Literature/TheMoonOfGomrath''. The book has a dark, grey, quality to it and follows one of the child-characters from the earlier books into adulthood. colin, the heroic child who entered Faerie at age twelve, is bewildered, disillusioned, on thre brink of the male menopause and fighting mental health issues. He is, quite literally, wondering where the Magic went to. It isn't difficult to suspect Garner is writing an ironic postscript for all those children who devoured the magic of ''Brisingamen'' and ''Gomrath''. And then grew up into adults, thinking back to the magical excitement of reading Garner's adventures as kids, and who today....
3rd Jan '16 9:31:41 AM AgProv
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* Creator/AlanGarner wrote two fantasy novels in the early NineteenSixties, aimed at a readership of 12 or above. [[CreatorBacklash The fact he didn't like the books very much]] meant it took him a long time to get around to writing a concluding sequel, Literature/{{Boneland}}''. Fifty years, to be precise. ''Boneland'' is as far away as you can possibly get from the certainties and the linear plot of ''Literature/TheMoonOfGomrath''. The book has a dark, grey, quality to it and follows one of the child-characters from the earlier books into adulthood. colin, the heroic child who entered Faerie at age twelve, is bewildered, disillusioned, on thre brink of the male menopause and fighting mental health issues. He is, quite literally, wondering where the Magic went to. It isn't difficult to suspect Garner is writing an ironic postscript for all those children who devoured the magic of ''Brisingamen'' and ''Gomrath''. And then grew up into adults, thinking back to the magical excitement of reading Garner's adventures as kids, and who today....
20th Nov '15 6:04:58 AM Anddrix
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* Arguably, WesternAnimation/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagic could be heading towards that direction, as the show seems to be getting darker and more mature as it goes on.
20th Nov '15 5:46:38 AM xTommyChief343x
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* Arguably, "WesternAnimation/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagic" could be heading towards that direction, as the show seems to be getting darker and more mature as it goes on.

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* Arguably, "WesternAnimation/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagic" WesternAnimation/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagic could be heading towards that direction, as the show seems to be getting darker and more mature as it goes on.
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