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10th Mar '17 5:17:33 AM LucaEarlgrey
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** Easy

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** EasyNovice



** Unknown
** Impossible

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** Unknown
Unknown ''(DLC only)''
** ImpossibleImpossible ''(DLC only)''
26th Feb '17 4:25:54 PM LucaEarlgrey
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* ''VideoGame/RabiRibi''
** [[EasierThanEasy Casual]]
** Easy
** Normal
** Hard
** [[HarderThanHard Hell]]
** Bunny Extinction
** Unknown
** Impossible
18th Feb '17 6:35:54 PM Strafe2409
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** [[VideoGame/CallOfDutyInfiniteWarfare Specialist]] - "Manage your health and inventory in order to survive. Only Elite Specialist accept this challenge."
** [[VideoGame/CallOfDutyInfiniteWarfare #YOLO]] - "No checkpoints, no room for error, no mercy."
15th Feb '17 5:34:37 AM LucaEarlgrey
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* ''VideoGame/{{Chunithm}}'':
** Basic
** Advanced
** Expert
** [[HarderThanhard Master]]
** [[GimmickLevel World's End]]
15th Feb '17 5:33:07 AM LucaEarlgrey
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** ''VideoGame/ReflecBeat'' averts this for the most part, using the more traditional-sounding Basic, Medium, and Hard. However, some songs have a fourth chart, which are labeled as Special difficulty.

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** ''VideoGame/ReflecBeat'' averts this for the most part, using the more traditional-sounding Basic, Medium, and Hard. However, some songs have a fourth chart, which are labeled as Special difficulty. ''Reflec Beat: The Reflesia of Eternity'' replaces Special with White Hard.
5th Feb '17 6:44:53 AM OldBen
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5th Feb '17 6:44:52 AM OldBen
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** ''VideoGame/XCOM2''
*** Recruit
*** Veteran
*** Commander
*** Legend
1st Feb '17 8:18:06 AM Sonofstranger
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* ''Sid Meier's VideoGame/CovertAction'':
** Local Disturbance
** National Threat
** Regional Conflict
** Global Crisis
23rd Jan '17 9:55:24 PM BronsonRay
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* The ''VideoGame/{{Touhou}}'' games have the standard Easy, Normal, and Hard, but above Hard is [[HarderThanHard Lunatic]]. In addition, there's the Extra Stage, and ''Perfect Cherry Blossom'' had two difficulties for it: Extra and Phantasm, Phantasm being the harder of the two.
** Most of the games also have alternative level names to go with the standard ones. ''Phantasmagoria of Flower View'', for example, has difficulties named for different types of plants/flowers (Extra being the demonic cherry tree from ''PCB'').
** The difficulty levels in ''Imperishable Night'', whose plot centers around a stolen full moon (don't think about it too much), are, fittingly enough, named after specific phases of the moon in Japanese:

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* The ''VideoGame/{{Touhou}}'' games games, of which there are many, have the standard Easy, Normal, and Hard, but above Hard is [[HarderThanHard Lunatic]]. Lunatic]], and above ''that'' is the unlockable [[BonusStage Extra Stage]]. In addition, there's in all games the Extra Stage, difficulty level comes with a subtitle, with Easy usually being toted as "for Sunday gamers" and Lunatic/Extra generally being titled "for weird people" or "not suited for anyone". In the second Windows game, ''Perfect Cherry Blossom'' had two difficulties for it: Blossom'', an exclusive ''[[SerialEscalation Phantasm]]'' stage served as the HarderThanHard counterpart to the Extra and Phantasm, Phantasm being the harder of the two.
Stage.
** Most of the games also have alternative level names to go with the standard ones. ''Phantasmagoria of Flower View'', for example, View'' has difficulties named for different types of plants/flowers (Extra plants/flowers:
*** Easy: [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Loropetalum_chinense Daruma Grass]] ''(Loropetalum chinese var. rubrum)''
*** Normal: [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Narcissus_poeticus Pheasant's-eye Narcissus]] ''(Narcissus poeticus)''
*** Hard: [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Camellia_sasanqua "Sazanka" Camellia]] ''(Camellia sasanqua)''
*** Lunatic: [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lycoris_radiata Red Spider Lily]] ''(Lycoris radiata)'', but it also known as the ''[[AfterlifeExpress Higan]]''''[[MeaningfulName bana]]''.
*** [[HarderThanHard Extra]][[note]]Instead of
being a seperate stage, due to the demonic cherry tree from ''PCB'').
alternative nature of this game, it is simply an increase in difficulty.[[/note]]: [[https://en.touhouwiki.net/wiki/Saigyou_Ayakashi the Saigyou Ayakashi]], Perfect Cherry Blossom's EldritchAbomination tree.
** The difficulty levels in ''Imperishable Night'', whose plot centers around a stolen full moon (don't ([[ItMakesSenseInContext don't think about it too much), are, fittingly enough, much]]) are named after specific phases of the moon in Japanese:moon:



*** And then the [[BonusStage Extra Stage]] has one final moon phase: Full Moon. [[note]]Fitting, as it takes place in the wee hours of the morning after you restore the true full moon to Gensokyo[[/note]]
** ''Subterranen Animism'' also has its own naming scheme:

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*** And then the [[BonusStage Extra Stage]] has one final moon phase: Extra]]: "Mangetsu", Full Moon. Moon [[note]]Fitting, as it takes place in the wee hours of the morning after you restore the true full moon to Gensokyo[[/note]]
** ''Subterranen Animism'' also has its own naming scheme:scheme, based off of various mythological creatures that [[MonsterGirl various characters]] are based off of:



*** [[BonusStage Extra]]: Idol Class



** In addition, in all games the difficulty level comes with a subtitle, with Easy usually being toted as "for Sunday gamers" and Lunatic generally being titled "for weird people" or "not suited for anyone".
** Even some of the fangames get in on it. VideoGame/GensouShoujoTaisen has difficulties named after SRW games.
*** Easy: Alpha
*** Normal: Alpha Gaiden
*** Hard: F Final
*** Lunatic: [[NintendoHard EX]]
** ''Riverbed Soul Saver'', based off of periods of the Ice Age:

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** In addition, in all games the difficulty level comes with a subtitle, with Easy usually being toted as "for Sunday gamers" and Lunatic generally being titled "for weird people" or "not suited *** Extra: Pray for anyone".
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** Even some of the fangames get in on it. VideoGame/GensouShoujoTaisen VideoGame/GensouShoujoTaisen, a VideoGame/SuperRobotWars-styled Touhou fangame has difficulties named after SRW games.
actual ''Super Robot Wars'' games;
*** Easy: Alpha
[[VideoGame/SuperRobotWarsAlpha Alpha]]
*** Normal: Alpha Gaiden
[[VideoGame/SuperRobotWarsAlpha Alpha]] [[GaidenGame Gaiden]]
*** Hard: [[VideoGame/SuperRobotWars4 F Final
Final]]
*** Lunatic: [[NintendoHard Lunatic]]: [[VideoGame/SuperRobotWarsEX EX]]
** Another such fangame, ''Riverbed Soul Saver'', has difficulty names based off of periods of the Ice Age:
22nd Jan '17 6:31:35 AM Morgenthaler
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** Insane (Not that uncommon in other games, but remember who the [[CthulhuMythos pro]][[EldritchAbomination tag]][[GoMadFromTheRevelation on]][[VillainProtagonist ist]] is...)

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** Insane (Not that uncommon in other games, but remember who the [[CthulhuMythos pro]][[EldritchAbomination tag]][[GoMadFromTheRevelation on]][[VillainProtagonist ist]] protagonist is...)
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