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7th Jun '16 10:03:12 PM modgethanc
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* An UpToEleven example: the Farsight from ''VideoGame/PerfectDark.'' OneHitKill, unlimited penetration and equipped with a scope that can ''see through walls and doors and automatically track people.'' You literally just have to sit back and pull the trigger.

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* An UpToEleven example: the Farsight [=FarSight=] from ''VideoGame/PerfectDark.'' ''VideoGame/PerfectDark'', an alien laser rifle. OneHitKill, unlimited penetration and equipped with a scope that can ''see through walls and doors and automatically track people.'' You literally just have to sit back and pull the trigger. The only downside is that the firing rate is very slow.



** Let's not forget the [[MorphWeapon laptop gun]], itself a 50 shot assault rifle. But you can also throw it at a nearby wall, where it'll set up as a [[SentryGun sentry turret]] and kill your enemies for you.

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** Let's not forget There's also the [[MorphWeapon laptop gun]], itself a 50 shot assault rifle. But you can also throw it at a nearby wall, where it'll set itself up as a [[SentryGun sentry turret]] and kill your enemies for you.
24th May '16 1:28:06 PM dasuberkaiser
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* Many of the swords in ''VideoGame/WorldOfWarcraft''. Either they're [[{{BFS}} ridiculously huge]], they look like they were designed by [[http://www.kitrae.net/fantasy/ Kit Rae]] in collaboration with Fred Flintstone and a Taos jeweler, or both.
** TruthInTelevision: It should be noted that Kit Rae's fantasy weapons are for display purposes only.
* GuildWars has "The Dreamer" a legenday bow that looks like a butterfly wing forged into a bow... And shoots ''Rainbow trailing unicorns''.
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* Many of the swords in ''VideoGame/WorldOfWarcraft''. Either they're [[{{BFS}} ridiculously huge]], they look like they were designed by [[http://www.kitrae.net/fantasy/ Kit Rae]] in collaboration with Fred Flintstone and a Taos jeweler, or both.
** TruthInTelevision: It should be noted that Kit Rae's fantasy weapons are for display purposes only.
* GuildWars has "The Dreamer" a legenday bow that looks like a butterfly wing forged into a bow... And shoots ''Rainbow trailing unicorns''.
21st May '16 2:33:42 PM erforce
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* The Film/{{Ghostbusters}}' proton packs, being man-portable "unlicensed nuclear accelerators" with the potential to [[ApocalypseHow destroy the world]] via [[ForbiddenChekhovsGun crossing the streams]].

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* The Film/{{Ghostbusters}}' Franchise/{{Ghostbusters}}' proton packs, being man-portable "unlicensed nuclear accelerators" with the potential to [[ApocalypseHow destroy the world]] via [[ForbiddenChekhovsGun crossing the streams]].
16th Apr '16 2:52:50 PM TheOneWhoTropes
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* Music/{{Gloryhammer}}'s second album, ''Space 1992: Rise of the Chaos Wizards'' contains 2 examples:
* The "Crystal Laser Battle Axe" of the Astral Dwarves of Aberdeen.
* The Astral Hammer, "forged in the heart of the celestial fire" and "powered by lasers entwined in a star."
11th Apr '16 4:29:28 PM REV6Pilot
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** Vladof pistols sometimes have rotating [[GatlingGood gatling-style]] barrels on the front. Unsurprisingly, they have an extremely high rate of fire ''(only beat out by Jakobs, though that's because none of them are full-auto and can shoot as fast as you can mash the fire button)''. Vladof sniper rifles have the fire rate of an assault rifle and the super-accuracy of, well, a sniper rifle! Too bad that even after buying every ammo upgrade in the game, you can only carry about 120 sniper bullets at a time.

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** Vladof pistols sometimes have Vladof, high priest of the Church of MoreDakka, gives us their special rotating [[GatlingGood gatling-style]] barrels on the front. barrel for pistols, assault rifles and sniper rifles. Unsurprisingly, they Vladof guns with these have an extremely high rate of fire ''(only (only beat out by Jakobs, though that's because none of them are full-auto and can shoot as fast as you can mash the fire button)''. Vladof button). Their sniper rifles have the fire rate of an assault rifle with no accuracy loss, and are only held back from being total killing machines by the super-accuracy of, well, a sniper rifle! Too bad that even after buying every rifle's comparatively small ammo upgrade in the game, you can only carry about 120 sniper bullets at a time.pool. Heck, their more pedestrian variant of assault rifle muzzle has two barrels, unlike any other manufacturer.
25th Mar '16 6:56:33 PM Andyroid
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* ''VideoGame/MonsterHunter'' is all about this trope. Serrated {{BFS}}s with teeth that fold into the blade when not being wielded, giant telescoping [[BladeOnAStick lances]], and giant collapsible crossbows that worked more like {{BFG}}s are par for the course. As if that wasn't enough, there are several weapon types that are this trope, as well. This includes Gunlances, lances with built-in shotguns that can fire enormous dragon-fire explosions, Switch Axes, large mechanical axes that can transform into giant swords, and Charge Blades, a sword-and-shield combo that can combine to form a humorous axe.

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* ''VideoGame/MonsterHunter'' is all about this trope. Serrated {{BFS}}s with teeth that fold into the blade when not being wielded, giant telescoping [[BladeOnAStick lances]], and giant collapsible crossbows that worked more like {{BFG}}s are par for the course. As if that wasn't enough, there are several weapon types that are this trope, as well. This includes Gunlances, lances with built-in shotguns that can fire enormous dragon-fire explosions, Switch Axes, large mechanical axes that can transform into giant swords, and Charge Blades, a sword-and-shield combo that can combine to form a humorous humongous axe.
5th Mar '16 10:44:44 AM nombretomado
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* ''TabletopGame/{{Exalted}}'' has a fascinating variety of impossible yet awesome weapons. These range from the comparatively mundane (daiklaves, which are {{BFS}}'s that would make Sephiroth jealous), to the slightly less plausible (the infinite jade chakram, which produces duplicates so you never have to actually throw it), to the straight-out absurd ([[ChainsawGood gyroscopic chakrams]], which are CaptainAmerica's shield as designed by [[Franchise/EvilDead Ash Williams]]). Any and all of this can be justified with magic. The kicker, however, is the Grand Goremaul. Imagine the [[Franchise/TheLegendOfZelda Megaton Hammer]] tripled in size. In order to wield it, you need to use as much magical power as it would take to nuke a city, and also have a Strength of at least 4-one step below human maximum.

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* ''TabletopGame/{{Exalted}}'' has a fascinating variety of impossible yet awesome weapons. These range from the comparatively mundane (daiklaves, which are {{BFS}}'s that would make Sephiroth jealous), to the slightly less plausible (the infinite jade chakram, which produces duplicates so you never have to actually throw it), to the straight-out absurd ([[ChainsawGood gyroscopic chakrams]], which are CaptainAmerica's ComicBook/CaptainAmerica's shield as designed by [[Franchise/EvilDead Ash Williams]]). Any and all of this can be justified with magic. The kicker, however, is the Grand Goremaul. Imagine the [[Franchise/TheLegendOfZelda Megaton Hammer]] tripled in size. In order to wield it, you need to use as much magical power as it would take to nuke a city, and also have a Strength of at least 4-one step below human maximum.



* ''[[AnimaBeyondFantasy Anima: Beyond Fantasy]]'' artwork has a good share of them (many are swords), that double as {{Cool|ButInefficient}} [[CoolSword Sword]]s as well as BFS and require a good deal of ImplausibleFencingPowers to wield them. The ''Angelus'', gripped by [[CrystalDragonJesus Abel]], may be the best example being huge and ornamented with feathered wings.

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* ''[[AnimaBeyondFantasy Anima: Beyond Fantasy]]'' ''TabletopGame/AnimaBeyondFantasy'' artwork has a good share of them (many are swords), that double as {{Cool|ButInefficient}} [[CoolSword Sword]]s as well as BFS and require a good deal of ImplausibleFencingPowers to wield them. The ''Angelus'', gripped by [[CrystalDragonJesus Abel]], may be the best example being huge and ornamented with feathered wings.



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23rd Feb '16 7:20:19 PM ForestBug
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** The spiritual successor to the game, ''VideoGame/AnarchyReigns'', has an even more insane selection of weapons. This includes lightsabers on all limbs, a mechanical snowflake that contains freezing tracking missiles, and a whip that transforms into a spikes club.

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** The spiritual successor to the game, ''VideoGame/AnarchyReigns'', has an even more insane selection of weapons. This includes lightsabers on all limbs, a mechanical snowflake that contains freezing tracking missiles, and a whip that transforms into a spikes spiky club.
23rd Feb '16 7:19:14 PM ForestBug
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** There's also L'Étranger, a spear made out of interconnected robot arms that doubles as a whip and Bloodlust, a pair of giant machetes that both Sundowner and Raiden [[ImprobableUseOfAWeapon wield like a pair of giant scissors thanks to an additonal mechanical arm attached to their wrist.]] There's even a chainsaw that's SO BIG, that the person wielding it had his body attached to a giant robot just so he could use it.

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** There's also L'Étranger, a spear made out of interconnected robot arms that doubles as a whip and Bloodlust, a pair of giant machetes that both Sundowner and Raiden [[ImprobableUseOfAWeapon wield like a pair of giant scissors thanks to an additonal mechanical arm attached to their wrist.]] There's even a chainsaw axe that's SO BIG, that the person wielding it had his body attached to a giant robot just so he could use it.
23rd Feb '16 7:18:37 PM ForestBug
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* ''Videogame/MadWorld'': The main character, Jack Cayman, HAS A CHAINSAW FOR AN ARM.
** A boss in the same game, Von Twirlenkller, has air turbines for arms. Your argument is invalid.
** The spiritual successor to the game, ''VideoGame/AnarchyReigns'', has an even more insane selection of weapons. This includes lightsabers on all limbs, a mechanical snowflake that contains freezing tracking missiles, and a whip that transforms into a spikes club.



** There's also L'Étranger, a spear made out of interconnected robot arms that doubles as a whip and Bloodlust, a pair of giant machetes that both Sundowner and Raiden [[ImprobableUseOfAWeapon wield like a pair of giant scissors thanks to an additonal mechanical arm attached to their wrist.]]

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** There's also L'Étranger, a spear made out of interconnected robot arms that doubles as a whip and Bloodlust, a pair of giant machetes that both Sundowner and Raiden [[ImprobableUseOfAWeapon wield like a pair of giant scissors thanks to an additonal mechanical arm attached to their wrist.]]]] There's even a chainsaw that's SO BIG, that the person wielding it had his body attached to a giant robot just so he could use it.
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