History NeverwinterNights2 / TropesMToR

18th Feb '17 2:32:01 AM pocketlint60
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** Averted with the majority of the other dwarves in the game. First of all, none of the dwarf characters with speaking roles have the "expected" Scottish accent except Khelgar. Brother Maxil is clean shaven, wears a simple robe, and appears to be the level-headed one in Daerrad's party. Brother Ivarr is a tall, thin healer. [[spoiler: Annaeus is responsible for the creation of the Guardian, and he's implied to take sadistic pleasure in it's suffering.]] Zinn is [[AffablyEvil Affably Evil]], politely introducing himself and his band of adventurers before telling you that he's here to kill you. Downplayed with Callum; he fits the bill of heavily armored axe-swinging warrior with a brunt and straight-forward attitude, but he serves a human lord as one of the Neverwinter Nine. [[HaveIMentionedIAmADwarfToday He doesn't go out of his way to draw attention to the fact that he's a dwarf, either.]]
**A dwarven player character is technically incapable of playing this trope completely straight because he or she was raised by an elf on the surface, and everyone else in their hometown is human.
**Averted with a few of the generic dwarf [[NonPlayerCharacter NPCs]] too: Two of Khulmar's scouts have no facial hair. One of the Neverwinter Academy students is a dwarf. Dwarven women are also in the audience at [[spoiler:the murder trial.]]
7th Feb '16 2:59:00 AM eroock
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** ''Volo's Guides'' are notorious in {{canon}} for being [[TropesForDummies an awful mix of brilliant investigations and silly hearsay]]. Elminster notably hunted down and destroyed every copy of ''Volo's Guide to All Things Magical'', partly because it exposed a number of wizardly trade secrets, and partly because the first edition contained a lot of recipes on how to kill oneself in new and exciting ways. In the OpeningNarration to ''Storm of Zehir'', Volo mentions that Elminster judged his most recent book, ''Volo's Complete Guide to the Behavior of Nymphs'', to be "too naughty for print." (A little hypocritical, honestly, considering [[TheCasanova the guy will sleep with anything that has two X chromosomes and isn't related to him]].)

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** ''Volo's Guides'' are notorious in {{canon}} for being [[TropesForDummies an awful mix of brilliant investigations and silly hearsay]]. Elminster notably hunted down and destroyed every copy of ''Volo's Guide to All Things Magical'', partly because it exposed a number of wizardly trade secrets, and partly because the first edition contained a lot of recipes on how to kill oneself in new and exciting ways. In the OpeningNarration OpeningMonologue to ''Storm of Zehir'', Volo mentions that Elminster judged his most recent book, ''Volo's Complete Guide to the Behavior of Nymphs'', to be "too naughty for print." (A little hypocritical, honestly, considering [[TheCasanova the guy will sleep with anything that has two X chromosomes and isn't related to him]].)
30th Sep '15 4:04:41 PM pi4t
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* MuggingTheMonster

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* MuggingTheMonsterMuggingTheMonster: Khelgar's backstory features him picking a fight with a group of traveling Sun Soul monks during a particularly lively BarBrawl. Anybody who's read [[TabletopGame/ForgottenRealms the lore of the setting]] [[BareFistedMonk knows why this is an incredibly bad idea]]. Long-story short, they would beat the ever-loving crap out of him. In an amusing twist he ''thanked'' them for the thrashing and asked the surprised monks how you go about becoming one.



* MuggingTheMonster: Khelgar's backstory features him picking a fight with a group of traveling Sun Soul monks during a particularly lively BarBrawl. Anybody who's read [[TabletopGame/ForgottenRealms the lore of the setting]] [[BareFistedMonk knows why this is an incredibly bad idea]]. Long-story short, they would beat the ever-loving crap out of him. In an amusing twist he ''thanked'' them for the thrashing and asked the surprised monks how you go about becoming one.

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* MuggingTheMonster: Khelgar's backstory features him picking a fight with a group of traveling Sun Soul monks during a particularly lively BarBrawl. Anybody who's read [[TabletopGame/ForgottenRealms the lore of the setting]] [[BareFistedMonk knows why this is an incredibly bad idea]]. Long-story short, they would beat the ever-loving crap out of him. In an amusing twist he ''thanked'' them for the thrashing and asked the surprised monks how you go about becoming one.
30th Aug '15 2:21:19 PM StarSword
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* RomanceSidequest

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* RomanceSidequestRomanceSidequest:
** After the first stage of the Battle of Crossroad Keep, Casavir (for a female PC) or Elanee (for a male PC) will meet you on the walls in the evening and make a LoveConfession, which you can choose to reciprocate.
** Done better with Safiya and Gann in ''Mask of the Betrayer'', where the opposite-sex party member may begin to fall in love with the Knight-Captain over the course of the campaign.
2nd Mar '15 6:23:28 AM SeptimusHeap
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* MyRulesAreNotYourRules: Lorne has the Deathless Frenzy ability from the ''DungeonsAndDragons'' version of his "Frenzied Berserker" class. Players can also become Frenzied Berserkers, but never get Deathless Frenzy.

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* MyRulesAreNotYourRules: Lorne has the Deathless Frenzy ability from the ''DungeonsAndDragons'' ''TabletopGame/DungeonsAndDragons'' version of his "Frenzied Berserker" class. Players can also become Frenzied Berserkers, but never get Deathless Frenzy.
20th Feb '15 2:58:04 AM MinisterOfSinister
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* MuggingTheMonster: Khelgar's backstory features him picking a fight with a group of traveling Sun Soul monks during a particularly lively BarBrawl. Anybody who's read [[TabletopGame/ForgottenRealms the lore of the setting]] [[BareFistedMonk knows why this is an incredibly bad idea]]. Long-story short, they beat the ever-loving crap out of him. In an amusing twist he ''thanks'' them for the thrashing and asks the surprised monks how you go about becoming one.

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* MuggingTheMonster: Khelgar's backstory features him picking a fight with a group of traveling Sun Soul monks during a particularly lively BarBrawl. Anybody who's read [[TabletopGame/ForgottenRealms the lore of the setting]] [[BareFistedMonk knows why this is an incredibly bad idea]]. Long-story short, they would beat the ever-loving crap out of him. In an amusing twist he ''thanks'' ''thanked'' them for the thrashing and asks asked the surprised monks how you go about becoming one.



* MyRulesAreNotYourRules: Lorne has the Deathless Frenzy ability from the ''DungeonsAndDragons'' version of his "Frenzied Berserker" class. Players can also become Frenzied Berserkers, but never get Deathless Frenzy.



* NatureHero: Elanee.

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* NatureHero: Elanee.Elanee, Umoja and possibly a druid or ranger player.



* OnlyIdiotsMayPass %% Examples, otherwise this is gone.



* OurDwarvesAreAllTheSame: Clan Ironfist are fairly close to the ideal dwarven clan from Tolkien's writings, but Khelgar, seemingly an embodiment of this trope, was thrown out of his clan for being too drunken and violent, neglecting the trope's more positive aspects.
* OurGiantsAreBigger: Fire giants take part in a late-game quest which serves as the recruitment quest for Clan Ironfist and the near-conclusion of Khelgar's CharacterDevelopment. They reseble large, red-haired, black-skinned dwarves, and have [[HornyVikings horned helmets]] and [[EvilSoundsDeep deep voices]].
* OurGnomesAreWeirder: As ever, the gnomes are the short, comical, laughably insane comic relief of the setting -- especially Grobnar.



* RulesAreForHumans: Lorne has the Deathless Frenzy ability from the ''DungeonsAndDragons'' version of his "Frenzied Berserker" class. Players can also become Frenzied Berserkers, but never get Deathless Frenzy.
21st Dec '14 9:24:17 PM ImpudentInfidel
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** One random encounter is a group of lower-level adventurers trying to kill your party and steal your better gear. Half of them will leg it if you point out how stupid that is.
21st Dec '14 9:11:36 PM ImpudentInfidel
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*** [[spoiler:Zhjaeve is the odd woman out. It's never confirmed whether she lived or died.]]

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*** [[spoiler:Zhjaeve is the odd woman out. It's never confirmed whether she lived or died. She seems the most likely to survive of all of them in principle though, since she can planeshift home at will under tabletop rules.]]
2nd Dec '14 9:32:13 AM Hawaii_Knut
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* [[ManipulativeBastard Manipulative Bitch]]: Torio Claven during the trial in Chapter 2. She will make you want to strangle her, ressurrect her and then burn her at a stake.
30th Jun '14 6:22:17 PM Aiguille
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* RandomlyGeneratedLoot: While not standard, this is possible when creating a module through using its scripting language. It is actually done in the "Diablo - The Dark Wanderer" multiplayer module (running on the Viking Northeast server) to imitate the way the ''{{Diablo}}'' game generates its loot.

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* RandomlyGeneratedLoot: While not standard, this is possible when creating a module through using its scripting language. It is actually done in the "Diablo - The Dark Wanderer" multiplayer module (running on the Viking Northeast server) to imitate the way the ''{{Diablo}}'' ''VideoGame/{{Diablo}}'' game generates its loot.
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