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22nd Apr '17 8:28:43 AM TheKaizerreich
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* The US military considered applying this trope to ''sniper bullets'' to increase the efficiency of... well, their snipers. Though the prohibitive cost of the laser-recognising bullets, and advances in actual laser weapons, eventually rendered this moot.
6th Mar '17 6:09:06 PM PrimeEvil
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* The Network Tap from ''James Bond VideoGame/EverythingOrNothing''. In practice, it's more of an EleventhHourSuperpower: Q has to very hurriedly send it into the field (read: Moscow) and you only get to use it in two out of the last four levels.
* A variation without a gun: Goldeneye's EM Hack in ''GoldeneyeRogueAgent'', which turns enemy turrets and other armaments over to your side.
28th Oct '16 2:24:02 PM nombretomado
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* The Apollo Lens in ''GoldenSunDarkDawn'', which must be aimed using a giant statue that amplifies your Psyenergy. A miniaturized version of the controls is located inside said statue.

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* The Apollo Lens in ''GoldenSunDarkDawn'', ''VideoGame/GoldenSunDarkDawn'', which must be aimed using a giant statue that amplifies your Psyenergy. A miniaturized version of the controls is located inside said statue.
15th Aug '16 9:04:46 PM UmbrellasWereAwesome
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* ''VideoGame/HaloReach'' features a fairly realistic laser designator for artillery strikes in some missions.

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* ''VideoGame/HaloReach'' and ''VideoGame/Halo4'' features a fairly realistic laser designator for artillery strikes in some missions.
19th Jun '16 3:44:15 PM apm483@gmail.com
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* In ''VideoGame/{{Gunbound}}'', the A-Sate shoots small tracer- lasers that mark the spot where it's minuature {{Kill Sat}}s are going to fire. Other vehicles can do similar things with lighting and Thor, ''the'' resident {{Kill Sat}}, which all the other vehicles can ocassionally use but only one is specialized in it.

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* In ''VideoGame/{{Gunbound}}'', the A-Sate shoots small tracer- lasers that mark the spot where it's its minuature {{Kill Sat}}s are going to fire. Other vehicles can do similar things with lighting and Thor, ''the'' resident {{Kill Sat}}, which all the other vehicles can ocassionally use but only one is specialized in it.



* Euclid's C-Finder in ''VideoGame/FalloutNewVegas'' looks like a [[{{Zeerust}} cartoony ray-gun]], but it's linked to a solar-powered KillSat called [[WaveMotionGun ARCHIMEDES II]]. It's in the possession of a young child when the game starts Thankfully, ARCHIMEDES II is unpowered when the game starts, considering the young child thinks Euclid's C-Finder is what it looks like (a toy) and so has pulled the trigger while playing with his friends. The player can also come into possession of it before knowing what it is, and it will [[LethalJokeItem seem entirely useless until the satellite is brought online]].
* ''VideoGame/ResidentEvil5'' gives the player a pointlessly huge laser designator to use against it's largest boss. It's about the size of a rocket launcher. Chris then re-uses it in ''VideoGame/MarvelVsCapcom3'' as one of his [[LimitBreak Hyper Combos]].

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* Euclid's C-Finder in ''VideoGame/FalloutNewVegas'' looks like a [[{{Zeerust}} cartoony ray-gun]], but it's linked to a solar-powered KillSat called [[WaveMotionGun ARCHIMEDES II]]. It's in the possession of a young child when the game starts starts. Thankfully, ARCHIMEDES II is unpowered when the game starts, by that time, considering the young child thinks Euclid's C-Finder is what it looks like (a toy) and so has pulled the trigger while playing with his friends. The player can also come into possession of it before knowing what it is, and it will [[LethalJokeItem seem entirely useless until the satellite is brought online]].
* ''VideoGame/ResidentEvil5'' gives the player a pointlessly huge laser designator to use against it's its largest boss. It's about the size of a rocket launcher. Chris then re-uses reuses it in ''VideoGame/MarvelVsCapcom3'' as one of his [[LimitBreak Hyper Combos]].
26th Apr '16 10:35:51 AM TheOneWhoTropes
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* To fire the big gun the titular [[Anime/SoraOKakeruShoujo Girl Who Leapt Through Space]] has to aim a smaller gun.

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* To fire the big gun the titular [[Anime/SoraOKakeruShoujo [[Anime/TheGirlWhoLeaptThroughSpace Girl Who Leapt Through Space]] has to aim a smaller gun.
14th Apr '16 2:12:46 PM ShiningwingX
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* In ''VideoGame/TheLastRemnant'', David's [[LostTechnology Remnant]], Gae Bolg functions like this with David using the similar, scaled down version, Ex Machina as a targeting device. Ex Machina itself doubles as a HandCannon.
24th Feb '16 5:58:03 PM MegaMarioMan
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* By the same token, the Harbinger/Supernova designator of ''RatchetDeadlocked''.

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* By the same token, the Harbinger/Supernova designator of ''RatchetDeadlocked''.''VideoGame/RatchetDeadlocked''.
19th Dec '15 4:02:43 PM nombretomado
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* The Hammer of Dawn from ''GearsOfWar'' falls into this category. It's a KillSat that's controlled by a more pistol-like object.
* The Satellite Laser from ''ShadowTheHedgehog'' is similar.

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* The Hammer of Dawn from ''GearsOfWar'' ''VideoGame/GearsOfWar'' falls into this category. It's a KillSat that's controlled by a more pistol-like object.
* The Satellite Laser from ''ShadowTheHedgehog'' ''VideoGame/ShadowTheHedgehog'' is similar.



* In ''StarCraft'', Ghosts send laser-guided nuclear strikes.

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* In ''StarCraft'', ''Franchise/StarCraft'', Ghosts send laser-guided nuclear strikes.
28th Nov '15 1:21:54 PM nombretomado
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* ''SCryEd'': One of the villains had an Alter in the shape of a huge, floating gun, which he aimed and fired using a more normal-sized HandCannon.

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* ''SCryEd'': ''Anime/{{Scryed}}'': One of the villains had an Alter in the shape of a huge, floating gun, which he aimed and fired using a more normal-sized HandCannon.
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