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23rd Jun '16 12:18:53 PM finalsurvivor1
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* Ironically, Ado, the ThatOneBoss of ''VideoGame/KirbysDreamland3'', is this. Once you defeat all her drawings, she jumps down from her pedestal and blindly charges forward, only to die to '''ANY''' attack. Even Kirby's ''sliding kick'' can defeat her in one hit, and that attack is normally useless against bosses or minibosses. [[FridgeBrilliance There's a reason she makes you fight so many living drawings beforehand.]]

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* Ironically, Ado, the ThatOneBoss of ''VideoGame/KirbysDreamland3'', is this. Once you defeat all her drawings, she jumps down from her pedestal and blindly charges forward, only to die to '''ANY''' attack. Even Kirby's ''sliding kick'' can defeat her in one hit, and that attack is normally useless against bosses or minibosses. [[FridgeBrilliance There's a reason she makes you fight so many living drawings beforehand.]]]] The same applies to Adeleine in ''VideoGame/Kirby64TheCrystalShards'' and their robotic Expy Holo-Defense API in ''VideoGame/KirbyPlanetRobobot''.
21st Jun '16 11:24:53 PM FlakyPorcupine
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* ''VideoGame/{{LIT}}'' have Jake and Rachael. If either of them step into the darkness or take a hit from a boss, they die instantly.
14th Jun '16 7:31:33 AM erforce
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* ''VideoGame/DonkeyKong'':
** Jumpman (later renamed [[Franchise/SuperMarioBros Mario]]), from this arcade game. Not only will he die from touching one of the various hazards (barrels, spring-things, fire, pies), he'll also die if he falls several feet.

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* ''VideoGame/DonkeyKong'':
''Franchise/DonkeyKong'':
** Jumpman (later renamed [[Franchise/SuperMarioBros Mario]]), from this ''VideoGame/DonkeyKong'' arcade game. Not only will he die from touching one of the various hazards (barrels, spring-things, fire, pies), he'll also die if he falls several feet.



*** The second game did have an example of a boss with only one hit. [[spoiler:When you refight K.Rool in Krocodile Kore.]] The catch is that said boss has a very long string of attacks before they're finally vulnerable.

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*** The [[VideoGame/DonkeyKongCountry2DiddysKongQuest second game game]] did have an example of a boss with only one hit. [[spoiler:When you refight K.Rool in Krocodile Kore.]] The catch is that said boss has a very long string of attacks before they're finally vulnerable.
5th Jun '16 11:18:40 AM FlakyPorcupine
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* ''VideoGame/NeverendingNightmares'': Thomas doesn't stand a chance against monsters, if they should grab him he will die instantly. To make up for this, DeathIsASlapOnTheWrist, as you will wake up in the nearest bedroom.
27th May '16 12:50:19 AM Doug86
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** ''{{VideoGame/Gauntlet}}'' (Atari Games) and Dragon Buster (Namco) were among the first arcade games to have a LifeMeter system (though in the former, your health was displayed numerically, rather than as a bar, although the latter had both). Later, ''{{Rampage}}'' had a LifeMeter as well.

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** ''{{VideoGame/Gauntlet}}'' ''VideoGame/{{Gauntlet}}'' (Atari Games) and Dragon Buster (Namco) were among the first arcade games to have a LifeMeter system (though in the former, your health was displayed numerically, rather than as a bar, although the latter had both). Later, ''{{Rampage}}'' ''VideoGame/{{Rampage}}'' had a LifeMeter as well.
2nd May '16 6:56:21 PM WanderingTedium
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In some cases, this creates the bizarre effect of giving the GoddamnedBats more health than the player.

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In some cases, this creates the bizarre effect of giving the GoddamnedBats more health than the player.
player. Luckily, many games compensate for the player's virtually nonexistent resilience by [[GlassCannon ramping their attack power way up]].
1st May '16 10:47:36 AM erforce
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* ''[[Franchise/{{Terminator}} T2]] The Arcade Game''

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* ''[[Franchise/{{Terminator}} ''[[Film/Terminator2JudgmentDay T2]] The Arcade Game''
19th Apr '16 11:48:35 PM erforce
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* ''IndianaJonesAndTheTempleOfDoom'': In this arcade game, pretty much everything can kill Indy in one hit. In the NES version, CollisionDamage from enemies and falling onto ground will merely stun Indy, but other hazards will kill him outright.

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* ''IndianaJonesAndTheTempleOfDoom'': ''VideoGame/IndianaJonesAndTheTempleOfDoom'': In this arcade game, pretty much everything can kill Indy in one hit. In the NES version, CollisionDamage from enemies and falling onto ground will merely stun Indy, but other hazards will kill him outright.
9th Apr '16 5:11:53 PM Cobalt58
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* ''VideoGame/TheBindingOfIsaac'': ''Rebirth'': [[spoiler:The Lost]] is a secret character that can't gain ''any'' extra Hearts of any form, so one hit and he's a goner. This in a game that is balanced for characters that start out able to take a few hits and progressively gain health throughout the game, making said spoiler character the game's HarderThanHard mode. If you do, however, have the patience and skill, he unlocks some of the best items in the game.

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* ''VideoGame/TheBindingOfIsaac'': ''Rebirth'': [[spoiler:The Lost]] is a secret character that starts with 0 Hearts and can't gain ''any'' extra Hearts of any form, so one hit and he's a goner. This in a game that is balanced for characters that start out able to take a few hits and progressively gain health throughout the game, making said spoiler character the game's HarderThanHard mode. If you do, however, have the patience and skill, he unlocks some of the best items in the game.
22nd Mar '16 1:30:55 PM AnotherDuck
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* ''VideoGame/EryisAction'': Like many other platformers, you die the moment you hit a chicken, jumping flower, spike, flame, or any other of the numerous hazards you encounter in the game. There's also an {{RPG}} BossBattle where Eryi fights with two companions. They have 1024 and 2048 HP respectively. Eryi still has just a single hit point.
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