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10th Feb '18 7:24:37 AM fruitstripegum
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* Gender-inverted in ''Rescue The Prince'' - the protagonist, Princess Selene, must venture across unknown lands in order to save fifty different princes who are being held captive by five wicked dragons.
26th Jan '18 2:48:21 PM nombretomado
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** At the very beginning of the Mario franchise, Pauline in ''VideoGame/DonkeyKong'', who gets kidnapped again in the GameBoy version and in most ''MarioVsDonkeyKong'' games.

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** At the very beginning of the Mario franchise, Pauline in ''VideoGame/DonkeyKong'', who gets kidnapped again in the GameBoy version and in most ''MarioVsDonkeyKong'' ''VideoGame/MarioVsDonkeyKong'' games.
20th Dec '17 6:46:39 AM Jubileus57
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* The main subplot of the Greenhorne region in ''VideoGame/{{Miitopia}}'' is to save it's Princess, whose face has been stolen by the Dark Lord.
21st Nov '17 3:31:41 PM Vios
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* In ''VideoGame/AlQadimTheGeniesCurse'', the caliph's daughter, Princess Kara, goes missing shortly after the start of the game. After being rescued, she marries the protagonist (although the two were already in love and engaged when she went missing, so it isn't a straight case of RescueRomance or StandardHeroReward).
11th Nov '17 4:27:18 PM QuizzicalPieridine
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* ''Franchise/SuperMarioBros'':

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* ''Franchise/SuperMarioBros'':''Franchise/SonicTheHedgehog'':
3rd Nov '17 8:04:58 PM DustSnitch
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* In ''Webcomic/RustyAndCo'', their first level has them directed to go rescue the princess. She needs rescuing rather less than it appeared at first, being a BadassPrincess.

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* In ''Webcomic/RustyAndCo'', their first level has them directed to go rescue the princess. She needs rescuing rather less than it appeared at first, being a BadassPrincess.PrettyPrincessPowerhouse.
3rd Nov '17 8:03:58 PM DustSnitch
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** ''Disgaea 3'' also looks at it more seriously with the reasoning behind its {{Inver|tedTrope}}sion: Princess Sapphire has seen far too many people go off and die all in the name of protecting her. So she became a BadassPrincess capable of destroying anything that might kill a hero.

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** ''Disgaea 3'' also looks at it more seriously with the reasoning behind its {{Inver|tedTrope}}sion: Princess Sapphire has seen far too many people go off and die all in the name of protecting her. So she became a BadassPrincess PrettyPrincessPowerhouse capable of destroying anything that might kill a hero.
24th Oct '17 1:01:01 PM GlitteringFlowers
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** In ''VideoGame/FireEmblemAwakening'', Prince Chrom and the Shepherds must first rescue the noblewoman Maribelle (the best friend of Chrom's sister Lissa ''and'' one of Chrom's prospect girlfriends). Then they must save Chrom's older sister Exalt Emmeryn, twice.
[[spoiler:The first time, she's fine. [[WhamEpisode The second? Nope]].]] And last but not least, they rescue and recruit Princess Say'ri.

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** In ''VideoGame/FireEmblemAwakening'', Prince Chrom and the Shepherds must first rescue the noblewoman Maribelle (the best friend of Chrom's sister Lissa ''and'' one of Chrom's prospect girlfriends). Then they must save Chrom's Chrom and Lissa's older sister sister, Exalt Emmeryn, twice.
twice. [[spoiler:The first time, she's fine. [[WhamEpisode The second? Nope]].]] And last but not least, they rescue and recruit Princess Say'ri.
24th Oct '17 1:00:18 PM GlitteringFlowers
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** ''VideoGame/FireEmblemTheSealedSword'' has two "save the princess" missions, one with Princess Guinevere of Bern (the [[CainAndAbel half-sister]] of the BigBad, who becomes Roy's protegé) and the other with Princess Lilina of Ostia (who joins the troupe as a MagicKnight as soon as she's rescued)
** In ''VideoGame/FireEmblemThe SacredStones'' Princess Eirika is the main character of the first several missions, and is at least initially most concerned with saving ''herself''. Depending on what route is taken there may also be a mission where Princess Tana must be rescued.

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** ''VideoGame/FireEmblemTheSealedSword'' ''VideoGame/FireEmblemTheBindingBlade'' has two "save the princess" missions, one with Princess Guinevere of Bern (the [[CainAndAbel half-sister]] of the BigBad, who becomes Roy's protegé) and the other with Princess Lilina of Ostia (who joins the troupe as a MagicKnight as soon as she's rescued)
** In ''VideoGame/FireEmblemThe SacredStones'' ''VideoGame/FireEmblemTheSacredStones'' Princess Eirika is the main character of the first several missions, and is at least initially most concerned with saving ''herself''. Depending on what route is taken there may also be a mission where Princess Tana must be rescued.
24th Oct '17 12:59:25 PM GlitteringFlowers
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* ''FireEmblem: The Sword of Seal'' gives you two "save the princess" missions, one with Princess Guinevere of Bern (the [[CainAndAbel half-sister]] of the BigBad, who becomes your protegé) and the other with Princess Lilina of Ostia (who joins your troupe as a MagicKnight as soon as she's rescued)
** In ''Genealogy of the Holy War'', Starting in Chapter 10 you have to find Princess Yuria... in classic style she's in another castle every time you conquer the previous castle... this lasts until the final part of the final chapter, where she's ThatOneBoss hanging out in your way.(Note that she's ThatOneBoss who you can't kill (or the game will become practically {{Unwinnable}}- she's needed for the FinalBoss fight.)
** In ''The Sacred Stones'' Princess Eirika is the main character of the first several missions, and is at least initially most concerned with saving ''herself''. Depending on what route is taken there may also be a mission where Princess Tana must be rescued.
*** In addition, after getting to safety (And Saving Tana) Eirika sets out on a quest to save her brother making this 'Save the Prince'. Except that, in the end, he's the one who rides to her rescue.

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* ''FireEmblem: The Sword of Seal'' gives you two "save ''Franchise/FireEmblem'':
** Towards
the princess" missions, one with last part of ''VideoGame/FireEmblemMysteryOfTheEmblem'', [[spoiler: there are four {{barrier maiden}}s who must be de-brainwashed and rescued before the BigBad devours them to replenish his life energy. ''Three'' of them are princesses: Marth's big sister Elice, Minerva's little sister Maria, and Marth's ally/Linde's protector Princess Guinevere Nyna of Bern (the [[CainAndAbel half-sister]] of the BigBad, who becomes your protegé) and the other with Princess Lilina of Ostia (who joins your troupe as a MagicKnight as soon as she's rescued)
Archanea.]]
** In ''Genealogy of the Holy War'', ''VideoGame/FireEmblemGenealogyOfTheHolyWar'', Starting in Chapter 10 you have 10, one has to find Princess Yuria... Julia... in classic style she's in another castle every time you conquer the previous castle... castle is conquered... this lasts until the final part of the final chapter, where she's ThatOneBoss hanging out in your way.the group's way. (Note that she's ThatOneBoss who you can't kill be killed (or the game will become practically {{Unwinnable}}- she's needed for the FinalBoss fight.)
** ''VideoGame/FireEmblemTheSealedSword'' has two "save the princess" missions, one with Princess Guinevere of Bern (the [[CainAndAbel half-sister]] of the BigBad, who becomes Roy's protegé) and the other with Princess Lilina of Ostia (who joins the troupe as a MagicKnight as soon as she's rescued)
** In ''The Sacred Stones'' ''VideoGame/FireEmblemThe SacredStones'' Princess Eirika is the main character of the first several missions, and is at least initially most concerned with saving ''herself''. Depending on what route is taken there may also be a mission where Princess Tana must be rescued.
*** In addition, after getting to safety (And Saving Tana) and saving Tana, Eirika sets out on a quest to save her brother making this 'Save the Prince'. Except that, in the end, he's the one who rides to her rescue. And in the meantime, she saves ''another'' Prince... Tana's brother Innes. And then Ephraim saves all of them.
** In ''VideoGame/FireEmblemAwakening'', Prince Chrom and the Shepherds must first rescue the noblewoman Maribelle (the best friend of Chrom's sister Lissa ''and'' one of Chrom's prospect girlfriends). Then they must save Chrom's older sister Exalt Emmeryn, twice.
[[spoiler:The first time, she's fine. [[WhamEpisode The second? Nope]].]] And last but not least, they rescue and recruit Princess Say'ri.
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