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8th Sep '16 12:44:38 AM eroock
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8th Sep '16 12:43:48 AM eroock
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7th Sep '16 2:19:43 AM Jokubas
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** While the average boss has its treasure on its corpse, some bosses (usually more monstrous ones, or ones that aren't bosses in the traditional sense, such as an airship battle) will instead have its treasure stored in a chest. Sometimes this is justified as a cache of treasures kept within whatever stronghold the players are assaulting (that is associated with the boss purely for gameplay purposes), but other times the cache will materialize out of nowhere, or otherwise still be in a strange place for whatever explanation is given for it.
28th Aug '16 3:29:32 PM Freyaday
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Probably the most ridiculous manifestation of this trope comes in instances where ''[[MoneySpider monsters]]'' [[RandomDrop drop chests]]. It isn't so ridiculous for bigger baddies who could just swallow whole convoys, boxes and all, but what about [[MoneySpider smaller creatures]] which could fit into the [[{{Hammerspace}} boxes themselves]]? [[note]]One possible FanWank: In the game world, [[GoryDiscretionShot those aren't chests you're opening]].[[/note]]

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Probably the most ridiculous manifestation of this trope comes in instances where ''[[MoneySpider monsters]]'' [[RandomDrop drop chests]]. It isn't so ridiculous for bigger baddies who could just swallow whole convoys, boxes and all, but what about [[MoneySpider smaller creatures]] which could fit into the [[{{Hammerspace}} boxes themselves]]? [[note]]One possible FanWank: In the game world, [[GoryDiscretionShot those aren't the chests you're opening]].[[/note]]
20th Jul '16 12:09:45 AM Luc
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Probably the most ridiculous manifestation of this trope comes in instances where ''[[MoneySpider monsters]]'' [[RandomDrop drop chests]]. It isn't so ridiculous for bigger baddies who could just swallow whole convoys, boxes and all, but what about [[MoneySpider smaller creatures]] which could fit into the [[{{Hammerspace}} boxes themselves]]? [note]One possible FanWank: In the game world, [[GoryDiscretionShot those aren't chests you're opening]].[/note]

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Probably the most ridiculous manifestation of this trope comes in instances where ''[[MoneySpider monsters]]'' [[RandomDrop drop chests]]. It isn't so ridiculous for bigger baddies who could just swallow whole convoys, boxes and all, but what about [[MoneySpider smaller creatures]] which could fit into the [[{{Hammerspace}} boxes themselves]]? [note]One [[note]]One possible FanWank: In the game world, [[GoryDiscretionShot those aren't chests you're opening]].[/note]
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18th Jul '16 5:03:46 PM Luc
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Probably the most ridiculous manifestation of this trope comes in instances where ''[[MoneySpider monsters]]'' [[RandomDrop drop chests]]. It isn't so ridiculous for bigger baddies who could just swallow whole convoys, boxes and all, but what about [[MoneySpider smaller creatures]] which could fit into the [[{{Hammerspace}} boxes themselves]]?

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Probably the most ridiculous manifestation of this trope comes in instances where ''[[MoneySpider monsters]]'' [[RandomDrop drop chests]]. It isn't so ridiculous for bigger baddies who could just swallow whole convoys, boxes and all, but what about [[MoneySpider smaller creatures]] which could fit into the [[{{Hammerspace}} boxes themselves]]?
themselves]]? [note]One possible FanWank: In the game world, [[GoryDiscretionShot those aren't chests you're opening]].[/note]
6th Jul '16 5:26:20 AM StFan
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* ''AtlanticaOnline'' usually links the chests to quests or a treasure map.

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* ''AtlanticaOnline'' ''VideoGame/AtlanticaOnline'' usually links the chests to quests or a treasure map.



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15th Jun '16 7:44:06 AM Zadia
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* In the ''PokemonMysteryDungeon'' games (from ''Explorers'' onwards), Pokemon will occasionally drop treasure chests in dungeons (and ''Gates to Infinity'' had a whole minigame about them). Each game has an NPC to open them for you, but none of them offer any explanation as to who is making the chests and putting treasure in them, why they're doing so, and why the chests are found in dungeons.
6th May '16 5:36:12 PM nombretomado
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* ''GuildWars'' gets fairly ridiculous about this. Each region has its own kind of chest, with a unique key that must be purchased in nearby towns, and with unique kinds of loot. They can be found literally ''anywhere.'' While it's rather implausible in places like the frozen seas and forests of Cantha, it's downright ridiculous in the various {{Hell}} analogues.

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* ''GuildWars'' ''VideoGame/GuildWars'' gets fairly ridiculous about this. Each region has its own kind of chest, with a unique key that must be purchased in nearby towns, and with unique kinds of loot. They can be found literally ''anywhere.'' While it's rather implausible in places like the frozen seas and forests of Cantha, it's downright ridiculous in the various {{Hell}} analogues.



* Particularly odd in the MMO ''LaTale'', since treasure chests can ''spawn'' almost anywhere on a given map. Where do they keep appearing from?
* ''GaiaOnline'' features multiple varieties. On the main site, and all of the flash games except for ''zOMG!'', you may occasionally run into a "Flying Magical Giftbox" or "Enchanted Chest", which must be caught by clicking on it, and grants you a random rare piece of clothing or furniture, depending on the color of the container being opened. In ''zOMG!'', inexplicable treasure chests (and crates, and baskets, and on one occasion a safe) are placed around the map. Opening them can grant a large number of regular drops, or (if your level is too high) nothing at all. Judging by their appearance, these chests appear to be Animated, and it is implied the safe was placed at its location by [[spoiler:[=NeXuS=] Corp]], but since you never see any of the chests ''move'', there's no explanation as to what they hell they're doing there.

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* Particularly odd in the MMO ''LaTale'', ''VideoGame/LaTale'', since treasure chests can ''spawn'' almost anywhere on a given map. Where do they keep appearing from?
* ''GaiaOnline'' ''Website/GaiaOnline'' features multiple varieties. On the main site, and all of the flash games except for ''zOMG!'', you may occasionally run into a "Flying Magical Giftbox" or "Enchanted Chest", which must be caught by clicking on it, and grants you a random rare piece of clothing or furniture, depending on the color of the container being opened. In ''zOMG!'', inexplicable treasure chests (and crates, and baskets, and on one occasion a safe) are placed around the map. Opening them can grant a large number of regular drops, or (if your level is too high) nothing at all. Judging by their appearance, these chests appear to be Animated, and it is implied the safe was placed at its location by [[spoiler:[=NeXuS=] Corp]], but since you never see any of the chests ''move'', there's no explanation as to what they hell they're doing there.
8th Apr '16 9:18:35 AM Willbyr
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* The ''{{Pokemon}}'' games (well, the portable ones, at least) leave ubiquitous orbs all over the place. Perhaps they are some kind of item ball?

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* The ''{{Pokemon}}'' ''Franchise/{{Pokemon}}'' games (well, the portable ones, at least) leave ubiquitous orbs all over the place. Perhaps they are some kind of item ball?
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