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24th Aug '16 6:55:12 AM REV6Pilot
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* This is the point in VS mode in ''VideoGame/Left4Dead'' where the zombie players' objective is to kill all the survivor players. The trope also occurs if there is a player who is TooDumbToLive or is a LeeroyJenkins and causes the whole team to be killed due to his stupidity. Or worse, a Griefer.
** "Hey guys! Check out my grenade launcher!"

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* ''VideoGame/Left4Dead''
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This is the point in VS mode in ''VideoGame/Left4Dead'' both games, where the zombie players' objective is to kill all the survivor players. The trope also occurs if there is a player who is TooDumbToLive or is a LeeroyJenkins and causes the whole team to be killed due to his stupidity. Or worse, a Griefer.
** --> "Hey guys! Check out my grenade launcher!"launcher!"
** Normally, when playing single player, if your character dies, it's GameOver, [[WeCannotGoOnWithoutYou no matter how many bots are left]], as Valve presumed the player wants to play the game and not be relegated to a "watcher" role. [[TropesAreNotBad It made sense for some]], [[TropesAreNotGood but others weren't content with it]], and those others coded a number of {{Game Mod}}s that allow the bots to proceed (and possibly rescue the player survivor from a closet), and just like in multiplayer, the only way to restart the current scenario is for the whole survivor quartet to end up incapped or dead.
20th Aug '16 8:22:15 PM dasuberkaiser
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* In the LetsPlay/FreelanceAstronauts' LetsPlay of ''VideoGame/NewSuperMarioBrosWii'', one of their attempts at level 9-7 ended up as this when all four of them [[CrowningMomentOfFunny make the same jump into a Piranha Plant]].
* ''Blog/ThingsMrWelchIsNoLongerAllowedToDoInAnRPG'' gives a guide on what's an appropriate TPK:
-->1430. If the party goes out like ''Film/ThreeHundred'', that's cool. ''Film/ThelmaAndLouise'' not so much.
** Mr. Welch is also not allowed to mention [[NoodleIncident that time when they were nearly TPK'd by a Jerboa]].
* Happens regularly in ''Literature/BinderOfShame''. The record is three [=TPKs=] in a single night--the narrator left when someone suggested they start playing for a fourth time, and apparently they managed several more without him.
* In the ''Franchise/{{Noob}}'' webseries and comics, this happens quite frequently to the titular guild ([[{{Noob}} the name is no accident]]).
* Briefly discussed in ''WebOriginal/CriticalRole''. Creator/LiamOBrien starts chanting "TPK" when the party is trapped in [[ConvectionSchmonvection a room with an active lava flow while two of their members are petrified and another has been charmed and kidnapped]]. Luckily everyone makes it out intact--except for Liam's character, who briefly falls unconscious and permanently burns his foot. The entire group also seems convinced their fight with K'varn, [[spoiler:a modified beholder]], will kill them all. [[spoiler:Again, everybody makes it out alive]].
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* In the LetsPlay/FreelanceAstronauts' LetsPlay of ''VideoGame/NewSuperMarioBrosWii'', one of their attempts at level 9-7 ended up as this when all four of them [[CrowningMomentOfFunny make the same jump into a Piranha Plant]].
* ''Blog/ThingsMrWelchIsNoLongerAllowedToDoInAnRPG'' gives a guide on what's an appropriate TPK:
-->1430. If the party goes out like ''Film/ThreeHundred'', that's cool. ''Film/ThelmaAndLouise'' not so much.
** Mr. Welch is also not allowed to mention [[NoodleIncident that time when they were nearly TPK'd by a Jerboa]].
* Happens regularly in ''Literature/BinderOfShame''. The record is three [=TPKs=] in a single night--the narrator left when someone suggested they start playing for a fourth time, and apparently they managed several more without him.
* In the ''Franchise/{{Noob}}'' webseries and comics, this happens quite frequently to the titular guild ([[{{Noob}} the name is no accident]]).
* Briefly discussed in ''WebOriginal/CriticalRole''. Creator/LiamOBrien starts chanting "TPK" when the party is trapped in [[ConvectionSchmonvection a room with an active lava flow while two of their members are petrified and another has been charmed and kidnapped]]. Luckily everyone makes it out intact--except for Liam's character, who briefly falls unconscious and permanently burns his foot. The entire group also seems convinced their fight with K'varn, [[spoiler:a modified beholder]], will kill them all. [[spoiler:Again, everybody makes it out alive]].
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15th Aug '16 10:02:35 PM UmbrellasWereAwesome
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* In ''VideoGame/HaloReach'', this can sometimes occur in firefight mode, which pits up to four players against increasingly difficult waves of covenant enemies. One of the most frequent ways this can happen is actually pretty surprising, the detonation of loose plasma grenades. Nearly all enemies have two plasma grenades on them but most can't or won't use them and when they die the grenades are dropped on the ground. These tend to aggregate in certain places where there are ideal kill zones. When one grenade is hit, it will start a chain reaction that can easily kill all the players if they are unlucky enough to be caught in it. Can also easily happen if someone messes up with the target-designator and calls an artillery strike on their own heads.

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* In ''VideoGame/HaloReach'', this can sometimes occur in firefight Firefight mode, which pits up to four players against increasingly difficult waves of covenant enemies. One of the most frequent ways this can happen is actually pretty surprising, the detonation of loose plasma grenades. Nearly all enemies have two plasma grenades on them them, but most can't or won't use them and when they die the grenades are dropped on the ground. These tend to aggregate in certain places where there are ideal kill zones. When one grenade is hit, it will start a chain reaction that can easily kill all the players if they are unlucky enough to be caught in it. Can also easily happen if someone messes up with the target-designator and calls an artillery strike on their own heads.
11th Aug '16 4:52:52 AM Morgenthaler
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** ''Film/TheGamers: Dorkness Rising''. [[spoiler:Within the first 5 minutes, the entire party dies]].

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** ''Film/TheGamers: Dorkness Rising''.* ''Film/TheGamersDorknessRising''. [[spoiler:Within the first 5 minutes, the entire party dies]].
11th Aug '16 4:49:21 AM Morgenthaler
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** Not quite a TPK, a couple of them ended up in that [[TheAeneid Roman campaign]]...

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** Not quite a TPK, a couple of them ended up in that [[TheAeneid [[Literature/TheAeneid Roman campaign]]...
5th Aug '16 1:45:35 PM Doug86
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* ''[[{{TabletopGame/Forsooth}} Forsooth!]]'': It's not uncommon for games to end with the remaining protagonists dying in the last scene à la TitusAndronicus. ''Forsooth!'' games only end when all characters are either married or dead. In Tragedy games it is likely that more of them will die than marry.

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* ''[[{{TabletopGame/Forsooth}} Forsooth!]]'': ''TabletopGame/{{Forsooth}}'': It's not uncommon for games to end with the remaining protagonists dying in the last scene à la TitusAndronicus.''Theatre/TitusAndronicus''. ''Forsooth!'' games only end when all characters are either married or dead. In Tragedy games it is likely that more of them will die than marry.
12th Jul '16 1:23:22 AM jormis29
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* Fulfilled in ''VideoGame/{{Battlefield}} 2142'' when:

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* Fulfilled in ''VideoGame/{{Battlefield}} 2142'' ''VideoGame/Battlefield2142'' when:
6th Jun '16 10:22:00 AM Pseudoname
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* Quite easy to invoke in ''Videogame/{{Evolve}}'' if one of the hunter players is incompetent. Since each class has a specific role in combat, going up against a skilled monster player with even one missing teammate can get you all killed.
16th May '16 12:39:33 PM dartblaze
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** Fighting Odin and the timer runs out? You're about to find out what it's like to be on the ''receiving'' end of Zantetsuken for once.
4th Apr '16 8:56:01 PM valos
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** ''Pray'' the first boss is introduced smacking a [[RedShirt guy in red underwear]] across the room like a rag doll. Using the [[TooDumbToLive wrench]] will have the same thing happen to you.
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