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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.
2nd Mar '16 7:21:58 PM Andyroid
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* ''VideoGame/TheFlameInTheFlood'' is a {{roguelike}} survival game where a young girl and her dog travel down a flooded river, dodging rapids, vicious wildlife, and other hazards while trying to stay ahead of the flood waters and scrounging up supplies to stay alive.

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* ''VideoGame/TheFlameInTheFlood'' is a {{roguelike}} survival game where a young girl and her dog travel down a flooded river, river dodging rapids, vicious wildlife, and other hazards while trying to stay ahead of the flood waters and scrounging up supplies to stay alive.
29th Dec '15 9:28:22 PM nombretomado
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* Spoofed in ''TheSlayers'' episode "Navigation! Invitation to Sairaag". Lina's gang is travelling on a raft by a river to an unfamiliar destination, they suffer from hunger and are relentlessly pursued by bandits and bounty hunters. Finally Lina has had enough and starts blasting around with her Dragon Slave spell, creating a new lake by the way.

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* Spoofed in ''TheSlayers'' the ''{{LightNovel/Slayers}}'' episode "Navigation! Invitation to Sairaag". Lina's gang is travelling on a raft by a river to an unfamiliar destination, they suffer from hunger and are relentlessly pursued by bandits and bounty hunters. Finally Lina has had enough and starts blasting around with her Dragon Slave spell, creating a new lake by the way.
26th Sep '15 9:32:09 PM Andyroid
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* ''VideoGame/TheFlameInTheFlood'' is a {{roguelike}} survival game where a young girl and her dog travel down a flooded river, dodging rapids, vicious wildlife, and other hazards while trying to stay ahead of the flood waters and scrounging up supplies to stay alive.
21st Aug '15 1:39:51 PM Camassia
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* The main characters of ''Film/TheAbominableSnowman'' trek up into the Himalayas in search of the yeti, but find their infighting and bad decisions causing them at least as much trouble as the beasts.
10th Jul '15 1:40:02 PM CaptEquinox
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** ''Film/{{Fitzcarraldo}}''. Kinski plays Peruvian rubber baron Carlos Fitzcarraldo, who dragged a steamship '''overland''' just so he could build a new rubber plantation on a previously unreachable river, regardless of the cost. Oh, and he was one of the founders of Manaus, Brazil.
** ''Film/WingsOfHope'', about a girl who was the sole survivor of a plane crash in the Amazon and ''walked'' for ten days out of the jungle - and then 30 years later, Herzog brings her back to retrace her steps. Oh, and

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** ''Film/{{Fitzcarraldo}}''. Kinski plays Peruvian rubber baron Carlos Fitzcarraldo, who dragged a steamship '''overland''' just so he could build a new rubber plantation (not to mention an ''opera house!'') on a previously unreachable river, regardless of the cost. Oh, and he was one of the founders of [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Manaus Manaus, Brazil.
Brazil]], where you can still visit [[http://theculturetrip.com/south-america/brazil/articles/the-manaus-opera-house-the-theatre-of-the-amazonian-jungle-/ the opera house]], still used for shows and cultural events today.
** ''Film/WingsOfHope'', about a girl [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Juliane_Koepcke Juliane Koepcke]], who was the sole survivor of a plane crash in the Amazon and ''walked'' for ten days out of the jungle - and then 30 years later, Herzog brings her back to retrace her steps. Oh, and
14th Jun '15 1:34:12 PM Morgenthaler
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* ''TheMosquitoCoast'' by Paul Theroux is about a Yankee inventor who relocates to the coast of Honduras, taking his wife and children along. Their experience in the jungle is a series of misfortunes and disasters, culminating in a perilous river journey during which the inventor grows increasingly paranoid and finally goes completely insane.

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* ''TheMosquitoCoast'' ''Literature/TheMosquitoCoast'' by Paul Theroux is about a Yankee inventor who relocates to the coast of Honduras, taking his wife and children along. Their experience in the jungle is a series of misfortunes and disasters, culminating in a perilous river journey during which the inventor grows increasingly paranoid and finally goes completely insane.
24th Mar '15 2:11:31 PM Specialist290
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Often there is AnAesop about the supreme power of [[GreenAesop Mother Nature]] or, more cynically, the fundamental [[WorldHalfEmpty indifference of Nature]] to our [[KillEmAll survival]], or merely a metaphor for [[HobbesWasRight the triumph of barbarism]] and the [[HumansAreBastards darkness of the human soul]]. Compare HungryJungle.

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Often there is AnAesop about the supreme power of [[GreenAesop Mother Nature]] or, more cynically, the fundamental [[WorldHalfEmpty [[NatureIsNotNice indifference of Nature]] to our [[KillEmAll survival]], or merely a metaphor for [[HobbesWasRight the triumph of barbarism]] and the [[HumansAreBastards darkness of the human soul]]. Compare HungryJungle.
14th Mar '15 6:33:46 AM Nithael
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* ''Series/{{The 100}}'': The expedition to the City of Light in season 2 is confronted to several obstacles, including landmines, giant mutant creatures, a sandstorm, brigands stealing their supplies and members considering abandoning the party. Eventually only [[spoiler:Jaha and Murphy]] survive to the end.
9th Jan '15 8:55:30 AM Andyroid
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* In the original ''Film/{{Anaconda}}'', a documentary crew travelling up the Amazon gets shanghaied into hunting a giant killer snake, and all but two of them (and the poacher who shanghaied them) die.

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* In the original ''Film/{{Anaconda}}'', a documentary crew travelling up the Amazon gets shanghaied into hunting a giant killer snake, and all but two of them (and die (along with the poacher who shanghaied them) die.them).
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