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28th Dec '16 4:41:32 PM Gaurav
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* ''Literature/MidnightsChildren'': has one down the Brahmaputra in {{UsefulNotes/Bangladesh}}, in which [[spoiler:all the characters go mad, and everyone but the main character die or kill themselves; the main character eventually recovers]].
11th Dec '16 2:55:08 PM Theriocephalus
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In brief: Any river voyage (''or other journey into the wilderness'') is a doomed expedition in which the characters alternately [[KillEmAll die]], [[DrivenToMadness go mad]], [[ShaggyDogStory get lost]], [[GoingNative go native]], or otherwise [[AlmostDeadGuy barely live]] [[BringNewsBack to tell the tale]].

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In brief: Any any river voyage (''or other journey into the wilderness'') is a doomed expedition in which the characters alternately [[KillEmAll die]], [[DrivenToMadness go mad]], [[ShaggyDogStory get lost]], [[GoingNative go native]], or otherwise [[AlmostDeadGuy barely live]] [[BringNewsBack to tell the tale]].
4th Dec '16 12:35:51 PM Spanks
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* ''VideoGame/MetalGearSolid3SnakeEater'' has the ''[[BigBoosHaunt River of Sorrow]]'', where the protagonist Naked Snake has to walk up a stream and meets the dead Cobra Unit member The Sorrow, who summons ghosts of the soldiers he has killed throughout the game, [[PacifistRun provided the player actually killed them]].

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* ''VideoGame/MetalGearSolid3SnakeEater'' has the ''[[BigBoosHaunt River of Sorrow]]'', where the protagonist Naked Snake has to walk up a stream and meets the dead Cobra Unit member The Sorrow, who summons ghosts of the soldiers he has killed throughout the game, [[PacifistRun provided the player player]] [[VideoGameCaringPotential actually killed them]].
4th Dec '16 12:31:59 PM Spanks
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* ''VideoGame/MetalGearSolid3SnakeEater'' has the ''[[BigBoosHaunt River of Sorrow]]'', where the protagonist Naked Snake has to walk up a stream and meets the dead Cobra Unit member The Sorrow, who summons ghosts of the soldiers he has killed throughout the game, [[PacifistRun provided the player actually killed them]].
10th Nov '16 1:59:07 PM Spanks
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* Bank of the Wild River in ''VideoGame/WarioLand3''.
3rd Nov '16 10:17:00 AM Spanks
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* Bridge Zone in the 8-bit version of ''VideoGame/SonicTheHedgehog1''.
3rd Nov '16 12:02:58 AM Spanks
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* Zone 3 In ''VideoGame/Amagon'' is a rare PlatformGame example. The hero must travel down a stream, jump logs and fend off creatures that jump out of the water, and of course, [[SuperDrowningSkills avoid falling into the river]] himself.

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* Zone 3 In ''VideoGame/Amagon'' ''VideoGame/{{Amagon}}'' is a rare PlatformGame example. The hero must travel down a stream, jump logs and fend off creatures that jump out of the water, and of course, [[SuperDrowningSkills avoid falling into the river]] himself.
3rd Nov '16 12:02:17 AM Spanks
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* Zone 3 In ''VideoGame/Amagon'' is a rare PlatformGame example. The hero must travel down a stream, jump logs and fend off creatures that jump out of the water, and of course, [[SuperDrowningSkills avoid falling into the river]] himself.
7th Oct '16 12:08:07 PM erforce
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* Subverted in ''PiratesOfTheCaribbean 2'', when Capt. Sparrow flees upriver into the jungle in order to escape the Kraken. Sure, he encounters [[WackyWaysideTribe cannibals]] and dangerous voodoo gods, but he seems to be [[WeirdnessMagnet in his element]] nonetheless.

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* Subverted in ''PiratesOfTheCaribbean 2'', ''Film/PiratesOfTheCaribbeanDeadMansChest'', when Capt. Sparrow flees upriver into the jungle in order to escape the Kraken. Sure, he encounters [[WackyWaysideTribe cannibals]] and dangerous voodoo gods, but he seems to be [[WeirdnessMagnet in his element]] nonetheless.
11th Jun '16 12:38:28 AM wolftickets1969
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* ''VideoGame/FalloutNewVegas'''s ''Honest Hearts'' {{expansion pack}} involves traveling to Zion National Park with a caravan company. Your party gets slaughtered by tribals immediately after entering the canyon.

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* ''VideoGame/FalloutNewVegas'''s ''Honest Hearts'' {{expansion pack}} involves traveling to Zion National Park with a caravan company. Your party gets slaughtered by tribals raiders immediately after entering the canyon.
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