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15th Dec '17 12:20:44 AM Malachi108
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* In the [[Film/{{Jumanji}} film adaptation]] of ''Franchise/{{Jumanji}}'', the classic example of TheGameComeToLife, shortly after Alan and Sarah start to play, each roll of the dice unleashing [[EverythingTryingToKillYou scores of animals]] and HostileWeather on the town, Alan [[spoiler: [[TrappedInTVLand gets sucked in]]]] and Sarah flees. Years later, she finds out that the game has been very quietly running very quietly in the background of ''[[BrokenMasquerade her entire adult life]]''. Subverted in that Alan and Sarah only [[spoiler: PeggySue back to their childhood]] ''after'' the game is over and the [[ResetButton damage is undone]]. They use [[spoiler: their adult memories to make better choices this time through]].

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* In the [[Film/{{Jumanji}} film adaptation]] of ''Franchise/{{Jumanji}}'', the classic example of TheGameComeToLife, shortly after Alan and Sarah start to play, each roll of the dice unleashing [[EverythingTryingToKillYou scores of animals]] and HostileWeather on the town, Alan [[spoiler: [[TrappedInTVLand gets sucked in]]]] and Sarah flees. Years later, she finds out that the game has been very quietly running very quietly in the background of ''[[BrokenMasquerade her entire adult life]]''. Subverted in that Alan and Sarah only [[spoiler: PeggySue back to their childhood]] ''after'' the game is over and the [[ResetButton damage is undone]]. They use [[spoiler: their adult memories to make better choices this time through]].
26th Jun '17 3:03:08 AM Shieldage
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* In ''Anime/Persona3TheMovie'' and ''Anime/Persona4TheAnimation'' everyone levels up following the rules of their console versions, but only one or two support characters on each team get the benefit of StatOVision, generally either through a Magitek visor or being [[LivingBodysuit fully encased]] in a Persona.

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* In ''Anime/Persona3TheMovie'' and ''Anime/Persona4TheAnimation'' everyone levels up following the rules of their console versions, but only one or two support characters on each team get the benefit of StatOVision, generally either through wearing a Magitek {{Magitek}} visor or being [[LivingBodysuit fully encased]] in a Persona.
26th Jun '17 3:01:18 AM Shieldage
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* In ''Anime/Persona3TheMovie'' and ''Anime/Persona4GoldenTheAnimation'' everyone levels up following the rules of their console versions, but only one or two support characters on each team get the benefit of StatOVision.

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* In ''Anime/Persona3TheMovie'' and ''Anime/Persona4GoldenTheAnimation'' ''Anime/Persona4TheAnimation'' everyone levels up following the rules of their console versions, but only one or two support characters on each team get the benefit of StatOVision.StatOVision, generally either through a Magitek visor or being [[LivingBodysuit fully encased]] in a Persona.
26th Jun '17 2:46:50 AM Shieldage
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* In ''Anime/Persona3TheMovie'' and ''Anime/Persona4GoldenTheAnimation'' everyone levels up following the rules of their console versions, but only one or two support characters on each team get the benefit of StatOVision.
25th Jun '17 6:05:21 PM Shieldage
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* Often happens in ContinuationFic when people like [[VideoGame/{{Undertale}} Frisk]] and WesternAnimation/CaptainNTheGameMaster return to their familiar human civilization with their powers intact.
** In ''Fanfic/TheGoldenQuiche'' by [[http://archiveofourown.org/users/Sophtopus/pseuds/Sophtopus Sophtopus]], a story of the monsters [[spoiler: rejoining humanity following a pacifist run and facing the consequences of rampant time travel]], [[VideoGame/{{Undertale}} Frisk's]] battle screen is metaphorical. The SAVE screen ''isn't''.
25th Jun '17 5:37:00 PM Shieldage
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* Lab Assistant Elliot Torres plays with this in ''Webcomic/Bloodstain''. When she falls asleep on the autoclave on her first day of work, she hallucinates that she's wielding the MagicStaff and wearing the tiara from her ''[[FictionalVideoGame Moonstone Gate]]'' character. Several comedic moments are punctuated with elements such as {{Critical Hit}}s and stat boosts for successful actions.

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* Lab Assistant Elliot Torres plays with this in ''Webcomic/Bloodstain''.''Webcomic/BloodStain''. When she falls asleep on the autoclave on her first day of work, she hallucinates that she's wielding the MagicStaff and wearing the tiara from her ''[[FictionalVideoGame Moonstone Gate]]'' character. Several comedic moments are punctuated with elements such as {{Critical Hit}}s and stat boosts for successful actions.
25th Jun '17 5:32:30 PM Shieldage
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Situations where it might be a surprise to the ''[[Film/ScottPilgrimVsTheWorld audience]]'' that the world runs on video game logic, [[TomatoSurprise but not to the characters]], better fit the [[RPGMechanicsVerse supertrope]]. For systems where life is as hackable as computer code and Magitek [[WesternAnimation/CaptainNTheGameMaster Power Pads]] and [[Film/{{Click}} Remote Controls]] exist, but rule-based game elements don't appear, see RewritingReality. Overlaps with some of the stranger stories in TheGamePlaysYou.

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Situations where it might be a surprise to the ''[[Film/ScottPilgrimVsTheWorld audience]]'' that the world runs on video game logic, [[TomatoSurprise but not to the characters]], better fit the [[RPGMechanicsVerse supertrope]]. For systems where life is as hackable as computer code and Magitek {{Magitek}} [[WesternAnimation/CaptainNTheGameMaster Power Pads]] and [[Film/{{Click}} Remote Controls]] exist, but rule-based game elements don't appear, see RewritingReality. Overlaps with some of the stranger stories in TheGamePlaysYou.
25th Jun '17 5:32:05 PM Shieldage
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Situations where it might be a surprise to the ''[[Film/ScottPilgrimVsTheWorld audience]]'' that the world runs on video game logic, [[TomatoSurprise but not to the characters]], better fit the [[RPGMechanicsVerse supertrope]]. For systems where life is as hackable as computer code and Magitek [[WesternAnimation/CaptainNTheGameMaster Power Pads]] and [[Film/Click Remote Controls]] exist, but rule-based game elements don't appear, see RewritingReality. Overlaps with some of the stranger stories in TheGamePlaysYou.

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Situations where it might be a surprise to the ''[[Film/ScottPilgrimVsTheWorld audience]]'' that the world runs on video game logic, [[TomatoSurprise but not to the characters]], better fit the [[RPGMechanicsVerse supertrope]]. For systems where life is as hackable as computer code and Magitek [[WesternAnimation/CaptainNTheGameMaster Power Pads]] and [[Film/Click [[Film/{{Click}} Remote Controls]] exist, but rule-based game elements don't appear, see RewritingReality. Overlaps with some of the stranger stories in TheGamePlaysYou.
25th Jun '17 5:31:33 PM Shieldage
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While the main focus is on video games and the visual tricks they pull this is also open to [[Franchise/{{Jumanji}} statless board games]] and, in theory, there could easily be a character invaded by a pure TabletopRPG. An intangible DungeonMaster could [[Film/StrangerThanFiction suddenly start 'following' someone around audibly narrating their actions]] and allowing them to ask for dice rolls that affect/overwrite causality.

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While the main focus is on video games and the [[VideoGameInterfaceElements visual tricks they pull pull]] this is also open to [[Franchise/{{Jumanji}} statless board games]] and, in theory, there could easily be a character invaded by a pure TabletopRPG. An intangible DungeonMaster could [[Film/StrangerThanFiction suddenly start 'following' someone around audibly narrating their actions]] and allowing them to ask for dice rolls that affect/overwrite causality.



Situations where it might be a surprise to the ''[[Film/ScottPilgrimVsTheWorld audience]]'' that the world runs on video game logic, [[TomatoSurprise but not to the characters]], better fit the [[RPGMechanicsVerse supertrope]]. For systems where life is as hackable as computer code, but game elements don't appear, see RewritingReality. Overlaps with some of the stranger stories in TheGamePlaysYou.

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Situations where it might be a surprise to the ''[[Film/ScottPilgrimVsTheWorld audience]]'' that the world runs on video game logic, [[TomatoSurprise but not to the characters]], better fit the [[RPGMechanicsVerse supertrope]]. For systems where life is as hackable as computer code, code and Magitek [[WesternAnimation/CaptainNTheGameMaster Power Pads]] and [[Film/Click Remote Controls]] exist, but rule-based game elements don't appear, see RewritingReality. Overlaps with some of the stranger stories in TheGamePlaysYou.
25th Jun '17 4:29:15 PM Shieldage
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* Han Jee-Han wakes one morning to find he can see tags floating above the heads of everyone, including himself, because he's become ''Webcomic/TheGamer.'' He soon stumbles into a secret world of fighters and martial artists who can create and break instant dungeons. Han's abilities are uniquely aspected among 'natural ability users', in that he can [[CharacterSheet see stats]], his body and mind grow through pop-up quests and exercises, and he has a GridInventory. While it allows him to interact in new ways, his view of the world isn't more 'real' than anyone else's.

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* Han Jee-Han wakes one morning to find he can see tags [[StatOVision floating above above]] the heads of everyone, including himself, because he's become ''Webcomic/TheGamer.'' He soon stumbles into a secret world of fighters and martial artists who can create and break instant dungeons. Han's abilities are uniquely aspected among 'natural ability users', in that he can [[CharacterSheet see stats]], his body and mind grow through pop-up quests and exercises, and he has a GridInventory. While it allows him to interact in new ways, his view of the world isn't more 'real' than anyone else's.
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