History PlayingWith / EyepatchOfPower

3rd Sep '13 5:24:21 PM creekery
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* '''Downplayed''': ???

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* '''Downplayed''': ???A character who wears an eyepatch is considered pretty cool.



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

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* '''Exploited''': ???Bob takes advantage of the eyepatch guy's blindspot.
14th Jan '13 9:06:07 AM VPhantom
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'''Basic Trope''': A character wears an eyepatch, or something else concealing one eye, to show their [[{{Badass}} badassery]] or combat experience.

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'''Basic Trope''': A character wears an eyepatch, or something else concealing one eye, to show their [[{{Badass}} badassery]] {{badass}}ery or combat experience.



* '''Downplayed''': ???



* '''Deconstructed''': The consequences of having an eyepatch are explored - the character may be more experienced in combat, but the loss of depth perception makes him vulnerable. The eyepatch may be a MagicFeather.
* '''Reconstructed''':
** A Person lost their eye in an earlier fight, and trains hard to make sure he isn't caught off-guard again.
** The character is actually using the eyepatch to [[MythBusters improve his/her night vision.]]



* '''Enforced''': The actor who plays the series' {{Badass}} loses an eye in RealLife, so the creators decide to [[RealLifeWritesThePlot give his character an eyepatch]] without reducing the character's combat prowess.

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* '''Enforced''': The actor who plays the series' {{Badass}} loses an eye in RealLife, so the creators decide to [[RealLifeWritesThePlot give his character an eyepatch]] without reducing the character's combat prowess.



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



* '''Deconstructed''': The consequences of having an eyepatch are explored - the character may be more experienced in combat, but the loss of depth perception makes him vulnerable. The eyepatch may be a MagicFeather.
* '''Reconstructed''':
** A Person lost their eye in an earlier fight, and trains hard to make sure he isn't caught off-guard again.
** The character is actually using the eyepatch to [[Series/MythBusters improve his/her night vision.]]



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5th Jun '12 2:12:03 PM Telcontar
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* '''Justified''': The reason the character lost the eye in the first place was because he spent a lot of time fighting in the past, and eventually became wounded; that's why he's so experienced when it comes to combat.

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* '''Justified''': '''Justified''':
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The reason the character lost the eye in the first place was because he spent a lot of time fighting in the past, and eventually became wounded; that's why he's so experienced when it comes to combat.



* '''Inverted''': A character with an eyepatch is not badass at all, and doesn't even look it.

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* '''Inverted''': '''Inverted''':
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A character with an eyepatch is not badass at all, and doesn't even look it.



* '''Parodied''': The degree of power characters have is directly proportional to how many eyepatches they wear and/or how big they are, or at least everyone thinks so. Characters will voluntarily put out their own eyes to become more powerful.

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* '''Parodied''': '''Parodied''':
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The degree of power characters have is directly proportional to how many eyepatches they wear and/or how big they are, or at least everyone thinks so. Characters will voluntarily put out their own eyes to become more powerful.



* '''Reconstructed''': A Person lost their eye in an earlier fight, and trains hard to make sure he isn't caught off-guard again.

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* '''Reconstructed''': '''Reconstructed''':
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A Person lost their eye in an earlier fight, and trains hard to make sure he isn't caught off-guard again.



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3rd Feb '11 3:39:35 PM StongRadd
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** The character is actually using the eyepatch to [[MythBusters improve his/her night vision.]]
18th Dec '10 4:37:27 AM markovich
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** Someone with more than two eyes (say, aliens or monsters) put on eyepatches on all eyes except one, and by this trope become the most powerful combatant in the universe.
17th Dec '10 9:45:35 PM DoomFilledDoom
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* '''Enforced''': "You know, the BadAss would look [[RuleOfCool really cool]] if he lost an eye and had to wear an eyepatch!"

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* '''Enforced''': "You know, The actor who plays the BadAss would look [[RuleOfCool really cool]] if he lost series' {{Badass}} loses an eye and had in RealLife, so the creators decide to wear [[RealLifeWritesThePlot give his character an eyepatch!"eyepatch]] without reducing the character's combat prowess.



* '''Discussed''': "That guy with the eyepatch is kicking a lot of ass. Do we have any half-blind people on our side?"

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* '''Discussed''': "That guy with "Watch out- one of the eyepatch is kicking a lot of ass. Do we have any half-blind people guys on our side?"the other side has an eyepatch. Probably means he's really strong- I saw a movie like that once."
13th Oct '10 8:41:49 PM SgtFrog1
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** Or the badass character is highly skilled in combat due to his ThirdEye.
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