History OhCrap / GameBooks

7th Apr '17 3:16:40 PM ultimomant
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** Lone Wolf himself throughout the series reacts with fear every time he encounters the horrifying Crypt Spawn. It really doesn't help that they are a favorite summoned minion of the major villains. He also reacts badly to the Mech-Wulf in Book 20 -- the sight of an enemy devoid of any actual life or even un-life scares the hell out of him.

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** Lone Wolf himself throughout the series reacts with fear every time he encounters the horrifying Crypt Spawn. It really doesn't help that they are a favorite summoned minion of the major villains. He also reacts badly to the Mech-Wulf in Book 20 19 -- the sight of an enemy devoid of any actual life or even un-life scares the hell out of him.
16th Dec '15 10:54:13 AM IncoG5nito
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* Many, ''many'' endings in Literature/ChooseYourOwnAdventure books result in your death [[FateWorseThanDeath or worse]]. A good portion of these are accompanied by a detailed drawing of your OhCrap moment, the actual moment you leave the planet, or both. These occur so often that [[http://abraxa.sdcga.com/cyodeath/cyoa.html entire websites]] have been established to showcase the worst ones. Another fair sample can be found [[http://www.hoodedutilitarian.com/2010/09/9447/ here]].

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* Many, ''many'' endings in Literature/ChooseYourOwnAdventure books result in your death [[FateWorseThanDeath or worse]]. A good portion of these are accompanied by a detailed drawing of your OhCrap moment, the actual moment you leave the planet, or both. Any book in the series illustrated by Judith Mitchell is guaranteed to invoke this multiple times, even when you're not necessarily at a "death ending". These occur so often that [[http://abraxa.sdcga.com/cyodeath/cyoa.html entire websites]] have been established to showcase the worst ones. Another fair sample can be found [[http://www.hoodedutilitarian.com/2010/09/9447/ here]].
6th Dec '15 4:10:03 PM IncoG5nito
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* Appears in the NintendoAdventureBooks on occasion as well. ''The Crystal Trap'', where Zelda must go on a FetchQuest to find the elements to free Link from the titular CrystalPrison, is probably the best example. Several of the endings have Zelda awaiting a terrible fate ([[QuicksandSucks sinking in quicksand]] or becoming a sitting duck for enemies) for failure to have the correct item.
30th Nov '15 9:08:17 PM IncoG5nito
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* Many, ''many'' endings in Literature/ChooseYourOwnAdventure books result in your death [[FateWorseThanDeath or worse]]. A good portion of these are accompanied by a detailed drawing of your OhCrap moment, the actual moment you leave the planet, or both. These occur so often that [[http://abraxa.sdcga.com/cyodeath/cyoa.html entire websites]] have been established to showcase the worst ones. Another fair sample can be found [[http://www.hoodedutilitarian.com/2010/09/9447/ here]] (including lots from Judith Mitchell, who ''reveled'' in these - her illustration to the right here is a ''mild'' example of the trope).

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* Many, ''many'' endings in Literature/ChooseYourOwnAdventure books result in your death [[FateWorseThanDeath or worse]]. A good portion of these are accompanied by a detailed drawing of your OhCrap moment, the actual moment you leave the planet, or both. These occur so often that [[http://abraxa.sdcga.com/cyodeath/cyoa.html entire websites]] have been established to showcase the worst ones. Another fair sample can be found [[http://www.hoodedutilitarian.com/2010/09/9447/ here]] (including lots from Judith Mitchell, who ''reveled'' in these - her illustration to the right here is a ''mild'' example of the trope).here]].
12th Jun '14 2:27:27 PM IncoG5nito
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* Many, ''many'' endings in Literature/ChooseYourOwnAdventure books result in your death [[FateWorseThanDeath or worse]]. A good portion of these are accompanied by a detailed drawing of your OhCrap moment, the actual moment you leave the planet, or both. These occur so often that [[http://abraxa.sdcga.com/cyodeath/cyoa.html entire websites]] have been established to showcase the worst ones. Another fair sample can be found [[http://www.hoodedutilitarian.com/2010/09/9447/ here]] (including lots from Judith Mitchell, who ''reveled'' in these - the illustration to the right is a ''mild'' example of the trope).

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* Many, ''many'' endings in Literature/ChooseYourOwnAdventure books result in your death [[FateWorseThanDeath or worse]]. A good portion of these are accompanied by a detailed drawing of your OhCrap moment, the actual moment you leave the planet, or both. These occur so often that [[http://abraxa.sdcga.com/cyodeath/cyoa.html entire websites]] have been established to showcase the worst ones. Another fair sample can be found [[http://www.hoodedutilitarian.com/2010/09/9447/ here]] (including lots from Judith Mitchell, who ''reveled'' in these - the her illustration to the right here is a ''mild'' example of the trope).
12th Jun '14 2:26:51 PM IncoG5nito
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* Many, ''many'' endings in Literature/ChooseYourOwnAdventure books result in your death [[FateWorseThanDeath or worse]]. A good portion of these are accompanied by a detailed drawing of your OhCrap moment, the actual moment you leave the planet, or both. These occur so often that [[http://abraxa.sdcga.com/cyodeath/cyoa.html entire websites]] have been established to showcase the worst ones. Another fair sample can be found [[http://www.hoodedutilitarian.com/2010/09/9447/ here]] (including lots from Judith Mitchell, who ''reveled'' in these - the illustration to the right is a ''mild'' example of the trope).
11th Jun '14 6:32:47 PM IncoG5nito
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11th Jun '14 6:31:45 PM IncoG5nito
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7th Mar '13 8:13:39 AM StFan
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** Lone Wolf himself throughout the series reacts with fear every time he encounters the horrifying Crypt Spawn. It really doesn't help that they are a favorite summoned minion of the major villains. He also reacts badly to the Mech-Wulf in Book 20 -- the sight of an enemy devoid of any actual life or even un-life scares the hell out of him.


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** Lone Wolf himself throughout the series reacts with fear every time he encounters the horrifying Crypt Spawn. It really doesn't help that they are a favorite summoned minion of the major villains. He also reacts badly to the Mech-Wulf in Book 20 -- the sight of an enemy devoid of any actual life or even un-life scares the hell out of him.
7th Mar '13 8:13:13 AM StFan
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** While many of Lone Wolf's enemies give an Oh Crap reaction when Lone Wolf inevitably derails their schemes, the Darklords you face in Book 12 are great examples. After spending the entire series struggling to stop their forces from destroying everything, seeing these ancient incarnations of evil voiding themselves in fear when they realize Lone Wolf can actually kill them is ''extremely'' satisfying. The best one out of all of them is Archlord Gnaag's expression of "panic blazing madly in his eyes" [[spoiler:[[CrowningMomentOfAwesome moments before being atomized by the Sommerswerd if Lone Wolf brought it with him]]]].

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** While many of Lone Wolf's enemies give an Oh Crap reaction when Lone Wolf the hero inevitably derails their schemes, the Darklords you face in Book 12 are great examples. After spending the entire series struggling to stop their forces from destroying everything, seeing these ancient incarnations of evil voiding themselves in fear when they realize Lone Wolf can actually kill them is ''extremely'' satisfying. The best one out of all of them is Archlord Gnaag's expression of "panic blazing madly in his eyes" [[spoiler:[[CrowningMomentOfAwesome moments before being atomized by the Sommerswerd if Lone Wolf brought it with him]]]].
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