History PlayingWith / DeathIsNotPermanent

10th Aug '15 2:51:22 AM Omegamaelstrom
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* '''Downplayed''': The Hero is just told that there's equipment in place to revive him, no elaboration given. The player can learn more by making the right choices, but they have to go out of the way.

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* '''Downplayed''': The Hero is just told that there's equipment in place to revive him, no elaboration given. The player can learn more by making the right choices, but they have to go out of the their way.
10th Aug '15 2:50:41 AM Omegamaelstrom
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* '''Downplayed''': ???

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* '''Downplayed''': ???The Hero is just told that there's equipment in place to revive him, no elaboration given. The player can learn more by making the right choices, but they have to go out of the way.
31st Dec '12 2:55:50 PM VPhantom
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'''Basic Trope:''' A video game attempts to explain why your death is not permanent.
* '''Played Straight:''' [[TheHero The Hero's]] squad's [[TheEngineer engineer]] shows him a complicated piece of machinery that will revive him behind friendly lines in the event of his death.
* '''Exaggerated:''' ...and then proceeds to [[TechnoBabble explain exactly how it does that,]] claiming that it is so fast and efficient that [[DeathIsASlapOnTheWrist you may not even notice you've died prior to respawning.]]

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'''Basic Trope:''' Trope''': A video game attempts to explain why your death is not permanent.
* '''Played Straight:''' '''Straight''': [[TheHero The Hero's]] squad's [[TheEngineer engineer]] shows him a complicated piece of machinery that will revive him behind friendly lines in the event of his death.
* '''Exaggerated:''' ...'''Exaggerated''': ...and then proceeds to [[TechnoBabble explain exactly how it does that,]] claiming that it is so fast and efficient that [[DeathIsASlapOnTheWrist you may not even notice you've died prior to respawning.]]



* '''Subverted:''' The machine runs on AppliedPhlebotinum, and TheEngineer has no idea how it works...
* '''Double Subverted:''' ...until an ambassador from a race of SufficientlyAdvancedAliens visits the battlefield and explains it, allowing TheEngineer to alter and improve its design by integrating Earthly technology.
* '''Parodied:''' The machine is a massive Rube Goldberg device incorporating elements of [[NoodleImplements steampunk, cyberpunk, alien technology, and a hamster running on a wheel.]]
* '''Deconstructed:''' Use of the machine is protested heavily by people who believe that using it is tampering in God's domain, and there's a discussion of a law being enacted to outlaw its use.

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* '''Subverted:''' '''Subverted''': The machine runs on AppliedPhlebotinum, and TheEngineer has no idea how it works...
* '''Double Subverted:''' ...Subverted''': ...until an ambassador from a race of SufficientlyAdvancedAliens visits the battlefield and explains it, allowing TheEngineer to alter and improve its design by integrating Earthly technology.
* '''Parodied:''' '''Parodied''': The machine is a massive Rube Goldberg device incorporating elements of [[NoodleImplements steampunk, cyberpunk, alien technology, and a hamster running on a wheel.]]
* '''Deconstructed:''' Use of the machine is protested heavily by people who believe that using it is tampering in God's domain, and there's a discussion of a law being enacted to outlaw its use.
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* '''Averted:''' The machine is not shown.

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* '''Averted:''' '''Averted''': The machine is not shown.



* '''Lampshaded:''' [[MetalGearing "So...basically, the machine lets me respawn?"]]

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* '''Lampshaded:''' '''Lampshaded''': [[MetalGearing "So...basically, the machine lets me respawn?"]]



* '''Defied''': TheHero is a DeathSeeker, and refuses to use the machine when given the opportunity.

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* '''Defied''': TheHero is a DeathSeeker, and refuses to use the machine when given the opportunity.



* '''Deconstructed''': Use of the machine is protested heavily by people who believe that using it is tampering in God's domain, and there's a discussion of a law being enacted to outlaw its use.



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2nd Nov '12 5:25:14 PM conchshellthegeek7
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* '''Justified''': The mission TheHero is about to embark on is known to be dangerous and death is unavoidable.

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* '''Justified''': The mission TheHero is about to embark on is known to be dangerous and death is unavoidable.a suicide mission.
26th Aug '12 10:24:44 AM PinkCelebi
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* '''Inverted: ''' If you die in the game, you cannot play it again until you start a new save file.

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* '''Inverted: ''' If you die in the game, you cannot play it again until you start a new save file.FinalDeath.
3rd Jun '12 6:49:39 PM conchshellthegeek7
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* '''Played Straight:''' [[TheHero The Hero's]] squad's [[TheEngineer engineer]] shows you a complicated piece of machinery that will revive you behind friendly lines in the event of your death.

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* '''Played Straight:''' [[TheHero The Hero's]] squad's [[TheEngineer engineer]] shows you him a complicated piece of machinery that will revive you him behind friendly lines in the event of your his death.
3rd Jun '12 6:46:19 PM conchshellthegeek7
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* '''Zig Zagged''': ???

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* '''Deconstructed:''' Use of the machine is protested heavily by people who believe that using it is tampering in God's domain, and there's a discussion of a law being enacted to outlaw its use.
* '''Zig Zagged''': ???The machine is notoriously unreliable, and only works half the time.



* '''Defied''': TheHero has a moral objection to using the machine, believing it to be cheating death, and refuses to use it.

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* '''Defied''': TheHero has is a moral objection to using the machine, believing it to be cheating death, DeathSeeker, and refuses to use it.the machine when given the opportunity.
3rd Jun '12 6:32:48 PM conchshellthegeek7
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* '''Inverted: ''' ???

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* '''Inverted: ''' ???If you die in the game, you cannot play it again until you start a new save file.



* '''Averted:'''
** The machine is not shown.
** Alternatively, if you die in the game, you cannot play it again until you start a new save file.

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* '''Averted:'''
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'''Averted:''' The machine is not shown.
** Alternatively, if you die in the game, you cannot play it again until you start a new save file.
shown.



* '''Invoked''': ???

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* '''Invoked''': ???The machine is half complete when TheHero sees it, and he only has access to it once TheEngineer completes it.
3rd Jun '12 6:24:54 PM conchshellthegeek7
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* '''Played Straight:''' Your squad's [[TheEngineer engineer]] shows you a complicated piece of machinery that will revive you behind friendly lines in the event of your death.

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* '''Played Straight:''' Your [[TheHero The Hero's]] squad's [[TheEngineer engineer]] shows you a complicated piece of machinery that will revive you behind friendly lines in the event of your death.



* '''Subverted:''' The machine runs on AppliedPhlebotinum, and your engineer has no idea how it works...
* '''Double Subverted:''' ...until an ambassador from a race of SufficientlyAdvancedAliens visits the battlefield and explains it, allowing the engineer to alter and improve its design by integrating Earthly technology.

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* '''Subverted:''' The machine runs on AppliedPhlebotinum, and your engineer TheEngineer has no idea how it works...
* '''Double Subverted:''' ...until an ambassador from a race of SufficientlyAdvancedAliens visits the battlefield and explains it, allowing the engineer TheEngineer to alter and improve its design by integrating Earthly technology.



** Alternatively, if you die in the game, you cannot play it again unless you start a new save file.

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** Alternatively, if you die in the game, you cannot play it again unless until you start a new save file.



* '''Exploited''': ???
* '''Defied''': ???

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* '''Exploited''': ???
The enemy is aware that this machine exists. When TheHero is killed, they're able to take control of it and force him to respawn behind enemy lines, where they easily capture him and hold him as a prisoner of war.
* '''Defied''': ???TheHero has a moral objection to using the machine, believing it to be cheating death, and refuses to use it.
28th May '12 10:09:01 AM Telcontar
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* '''Averted:''' The machine is not shown.

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* '''Averted:''' '''Averted:'''
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The machine is not shown.
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