History PlayingWith / CutsceneIncompetence

8th Dec '13 12:15:19 PM Nasrudith
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* '''Deconstructed''': Pike's periodic laspes of judgement haunt him; he may be a great fighter, but what good is that when he keeps choking at the exact worst moments possible? The stress causes him to crack, making ''worse'' mistakes and getting caught in a vicious cycle of self-deprecation and regret.

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* '''Deconstructed''': Pike's periodic laspes lapses of judgement haunt him; he may be a great fighter, but what good is that when he keeps choking at the exact worst moments possible? The stress causes him to crack, making ''worse'' mistakes and getting caught in a vicious cycle of self-deprecation and regret.



* '''Plotted A Good Waste''': Pike's stupidity is for a reason - he was being controlled by the BigBad. The feelings of impotence and frustration? Pike feels the same way.



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%%* '''Plotted A Good Waste''': ???%%
16th Jan '13 7:01:36 AM VPhantom
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* '''Justified''': Pike is an IdiotHero.

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* '''Justified''': '''Justified''':
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Pike is an IdiotHero.
16th Jan '13 3:43:50 AM skywerewolf
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** Pike wasn't surrendering because of the current mooks, but because he knew there were more on the way.
** Pike gets [[GameplayAndStorySegregation hit in a certain part of the body]] before the cutscene starts, hampering his ability to fight.
29th Dec '12 9:17:39 PM VPhantom
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* '''Deconstructed''': Pike's periodic laspes of judgement haunt him; he may be a great fighter, but what good is that when he keeps choking at the exact worst moments possible? The stress causes him to crack, making ''worse'' mistakes and getting caught in a vicious cycle of self-deprecation and regret.
* '''Reconstructed''': Pike is inspired by his failures to buckle down, work harder and eventually overcome his issues, becoming a truly great hero in the process.



* '''Conversed''': "I wish I could actually ''play'' these cutscenes because this guy surrenders ''way'' too often in them"

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* '''Conversed''': "I wish I could actually ''play'' these cutscenes because this guy surrenders ''way'' too often in them"them".
* '''Deconstructed''': Pike's periodic laspes of judgement haunt him; he may be a great fighter, but what good is that when he keeps choking at the exact worst moments possible? The stress causes him to crack, making ''worse'' mistakes and getting caught in a vicious cycle of self-deprecation and regret.
* '''Reconstructed''': Pike is inspired by his failures to buckle down, work harder and eventually overcome his issues, becoming a truly great hero in the process.



* '''Played For Drama''': ???



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%%* '''Plotted A Good Waste''': ???
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14th Aug '12 10:38:51 PM Nasrudith
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* '''Played For Laughs''': ???

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* '''Played For Laughs''': ???Pike is knocked out in a cutscene by walking into the [[MediumAwareness edge of the screen.]]



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8th Jul '12 6:56:52 AM CyberTiger88
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* '''Downplayed''': Pike is a competent fighter, and the cutscenes generally reflect that, but during one cutscene reacts ''just'' a little too slowly to a GoddamnedBat that sneaks up on him, and gets pwned by it.

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* '''Downplayed''': Pike is a competent fighter, and the cutscenes generally reflect that, but during one cutscene reacts ''just'' a little too slowly to a GoddamnedBat that mook who sneaks up on him, and gets pwned defeated by it.
21st May '12 2:00:58 PM Pneumatrap
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* '''Subverted''': A cutscene appears. In that cutscene Pike appears to surrender to the Mook army, who are usually weaker than him, but gameplay begins when Pike is being taken by the Mooks.

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* '''Subverted''': A cutscene appears. In that cutscene Pike appears to surrender to the Mook army, who are usually weaker than him, but gameplay begins when Pike is being taken by the Mooks.{{Mook}}s.



* '''Exploited''': The ((Mooks)) wait for a cutscene to happen to attack Pike.

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* '''Exploited''': The ((Mooks)) {{Mook}}s wait for a cutscene to happen to attack Pike.
7th May '12 12:16:59 PM MarsJenkar
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* '''Exaggerated''': Pike is a PhysicalGod with absolute control over the universe who routinely turns all enemies into a fine mist. Except during cutscenes, where he is incapable of harming an ant and can be killed by poking

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* '''Exaggerated''': Pike is a PhysicalGod with absolute control over the universe who routinely turns all enemies into a fine mist. Except during cutscenes, where he is incapable of harming an ant and can be killed by pokingpoking him.
* '''Downplayed''': Pike is a competent fighter, and the cutscenes generally reflect that, but during one cutscene reacts ''just'' a little too slowly to a GoddamnedBat that sneaks up on him, and gets pwned by it.
24th Apr '12 5:55:02 PM CyberTiger88
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* '''Justified''': Pike is an IdiotHero and CombatSavant.

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* '''Justified''': Pike is an IdiotHero and CombatSavant.IdiotHero.
23rd Jun '11 1:45:38 PM RedLunchBox
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* '''Invoked''': ???
* '''Defied''': The game [[HalfLife doesn't have cutscenes]].

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* '''Invoked''': ???
Pike lets himself be captured during a cutscene as part of his greater plan.
* '''Exploited''': The ((Mooks)) wait for a cutscene to happen to attack Pike.
* '''Defied''': The game [[HalfLife doesn't have cutscenes]].Pike forces the player to skip the cutscene so he won't get captured.



* '''Exploited''': Everyone plays as Pike. EVERYONE.
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