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25th Mar '17 9:47:30 AM werebunny131
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* The Peacemakers in ''LightNovel/ScrappedPrincess'' are humanoid weapons that routinely wipe out swathes of the population to keep the country in a MedievalStasis.
2nd Mar '17 10:09:07 AM azul120
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9th Nov '16 9:35:45 AM nombretomado
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* The biggest, baddest gun in ''JakIIRenegade'' is named 'Peacemaker'. It can be taken literally; while the other three guns require quite some skill to be effective, you just point it in the general direction of an enemy and pull the trigger. One of the strategy guides lampshades this, noting that "Piece Maker" would be a more appropriate name.

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* The biggest, baddest gun in ''JakIIRenegade'' ''VideoGame/JakIIRenegade'' is named 'Peacemaker'. It can be taken literally; while the other three guns require quite some skill to be effective, you just point it in the general direction of an enemy and pull the trigger. One of the strategy guides lampshades this, noting that "Piece Maker" would be a more appropriate name.
18th Aug '16 4:58:37 PM KamenRiderOokalf
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-->-- '''Vita''', ''MagicalGirlLyricalNanoha A's'' (Actually, it's not a saying, it's the punchline to a joke)

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-->-- '''Vita''', ''MagicalGirlLyricalNanoha A's'' ''Anime/MagicalGirlLyricalNanohaAs'' (Actually, it's not a saying, it's the punchline to a joke)
6th Aug '16 6:59:19 AM Morgenthaler
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* Averted with the 9mm Parabellum round. ''[[AltumVidetur Si vis pacem]]'', '''[[AltumVidetur para bellum]]''' means "If you wish for peace, prepare for war."

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* Averted with the 9mm Parabellum round. ''[[AltumVidetur Si vis pacem]]'', '''[[AltumVidetur para bellum]]''' means "If you wish for peace, prepare for war.""

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11th May '16 6:01:48 AM jormis29
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* The Realm Defense Grid from {{Exalted}} is the main protective measure Creation has against [[TheFairFolk the forces of the Wyld]]. In [[{{Precursors}} the First Age]], it was known as the ''Sword of Creation'', capable of redirecting elemental Essence from the entire world to nuke entire legions five times over -- but [[GodEmperor the Scarlet Empress]], who now is the only one with access, didn't want her subject nations to feel so threatened by her world-sized cataclysmic superweapon. Well, you know, it's a defensive measure; it just happens to have a bit of ''kill-everything-in-this-subcontinent'' applications.

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* The Realm Defense Grid from {{Exalted}} ''TabletopGame/{{Exalted}}'' is the main protective measure Creation has against [[TheFairFolk the forces of the Wyld]]. In [[{{Precursors}} the First Age]], it was known as the ''Sword of Creation'', capable of redirecting elemental Essence from the entire world to nuke entire legions five times over -- but [[GodEmperor the Scarlet Empress]], who now is the only one with access, didn't want her subject nations to feel so threatened by her world-sized cataclysmic superweapon. Well, you know, it's a defensive measure; it just happens to have a bit of ''kill-everything-in-this-subcontinent'' applications.
24th Feb '16 6:03:29 PM MegaMarioMan
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* Lampshaded in ''RatchetDeadlocked'' with the Arbiter, so named because it was used to settle a legal dispute. When upgraded, it becomes the Silencer.

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* Lampshaded in ''RatchetDeadlocked'' ''VideoGame/RatchetDeadlocked'' with the Arbiter, so named because it was Ace Hardlight used it to settle a legal dispute. When upgraded, it becomes the Silencer.
28th Sep '15 6:44:59 AM MechWarrior
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Weapons [[TheSimpsons are designed to hurt]]. Their names, however, may not reflect this.

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Weapons [[TheSimpsons [[WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons are designed to hurt]]. Their names, however, may not reflect this.



Uusally played straight, although a satirical work might play this trope for laughs (in which case the chances are high that someone will crack a "peace through superior firepower" joke). Compare ICallItVera.

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Uusally Usually played straight, although a satirical work might play this trope for laughs (in which case the chances are high that someone will crack a "peace through superior firepower" joke). Compare ICallItVera.



* The Pacifista units in ''Manga/OnePiece''. Basically, huge ArtificialHuman MadeOfDiamond with FrickingLaserBeams. Ouch.

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* The Pacifista units in ''Manga/OnePiece''. Basically, huge ArtificialHuman MadeOfDiamond [[NighInvulnerability nigh-invulnerable ]] {{Artificial Human}}s with FrickingLaserBeams. Ouch.



* Both ''VideoGame/PlanetSide'' games have the Liberator; in the first game, it's a high altitude bomber capable of dropping [[RecursiveAmmo cluster bombs]] or tank busters. In the second, it's a gunship with a [[GatlingGood quad Gatling gun]] turret on the belly that can be [[CharacterCustomization swapped out for different cannons]]. The Terran Republic [[PoweredArmor MAX exo-suit]] can use the Mercy arm-mounted mini gun, and completing the TR's Assault Rifle Directive grants access to the T1A Unity assault rifle, "''a key weapon attributed to helping bring Earth together under the Terran Republic's harmonious rule.''"

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* Both ''VideoGame/PlanetSide'' games have the Liberator; in the first game, it's a high altitude bomber capable of dropping [[RecursiveAmmo cluster bombs]] or tank busters. In the second, it's a gunship with a [[GatlingGood quad Gatling gun]] turret on the belly that can be [[CharacterCustomization swapped out for different cannons]]. The Terran Republic [[PoweredArmor MAX exo-suit]] can use the Mercy arm-mounted mini gun, and completing the TR's Assault Rifle Directive grants access to the T1A [=T1A=] Unity assault rifle, "''a key weapon attributed to helping bring Earth together under the Terran Republic's harmonious rule.''"



* Part of the plot of ''Webcomic/DarthsAndDroids'' involved the plans for a 'Peace Moon'. AKA [[Film/StarWars The Death Star]].

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* Part of the plot of ''Webcomic/DarthsAndDroids'' involved the plans for a 'Peace Moon'. AKA [[Film/StarWars [[Franchise/StarWars The Death Star]].
1st Sep '15 9:22:56 PM nombretomado
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* In ''Film/DangerDeathRay'', the titular invention is said to have been created for "peaceful purposes" by its inventor. Naturally, [[MysteryScienceTheater3000 Mike and the Bots]] pointedly ask why the heck you would call it that, if it was so friggin' peaceful.

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* In ''Film/DangerDeathRay'', the titular invention is said to have been created for "peaceful purposes" by its inventor. Naturally, [[MysteryScienceTheater3000 [[Series/MysteryScienceTheater3000 Mike and the Bots]] pointedly ask why the heck you would call it that, if it was so friggin' peaceful.
26th Jul '15 11:00:12 AM Landis
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-->'''[[TheSmartGuy Kevyn]]:''' The more I think about it, the creepier it gets.
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