History PlayingWith / PacManFever

22nd Aug '17 12:49:12 PM babydogpaste
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'''Basic Trope''': All fictional video games are portrayed as 50s-80s era games.

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'''Basic Trope''': All fictional video games are portrayed as 50s-80s 80s era games.



* '''Exaggerated''': April is playing Pong on a [=PS3=] which isn't plugged in to the television or the wall socket. The controller is from a SNES, and the SFX sound suspiciously like ''Franchise/{{Super Mario Bros}}''.

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* '''Exaggerated''': April is playing Pong on a [=PS3=] which isn't plugged in to the television or the wall socket. The upside-down controller is from a SNES, and the SFX sound suspiciously like ''Franchise/{{Super Mario Bros}}''.



** Bob and April have modded their consoles so that they can play classic games, or else bought a compilation of them from [[DigitalDistribution PSN]].

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** Bob and April have modded their consoles so that they can play classic games, or else have bought a compilation of them from [[DigitalDistribution PSN]].



* '''Subverted''': We hear PacMan style beeps as Bob and Alice play on an Xbox 360. The camera then pans around to reveal a modern game on the screen. Alice compliments Bob on his ring tone as he answers his mobile. They're actually playing ''VideoGame/{{Halo 4}}''.

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* '''Subverted''': We hear PacMan Pac-Man style beeps as Bob and Alice play on an Xbox 360. The camera then pans around to reveal a modern game on the screen. Alice compliments Bob on his ring tone as he answers his mobile. They're actually playing ''VideoGame/{{Halo 4}}''.



** Lacking a second player while Bob's on the phone, Alice quits ''Halo 4'' and begins playing PacMan on the 360.

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** Lacking a second player while Bob's on the phone, Alice quits ''Halo 4'' and begins playing PacMan on the 360.Pac-Man.



* '''Discussed''': "I wish I could afford something more modern but this Megadrive's all I've got..."

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* '''Discussed''': "I wish I could afford something more modern modern, but this Megadrive's is all I've got..."



Back to PacManFever... Argh! Those Creator/{{Nintendo}}s are driving me crazy!

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Back to PacManFever... Argh! Those Creator/{{Nintendo}}s Creator/{{Nintendo}}es are driving me crazy!
28th May '17 4:17:43 AM Bisected8
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** They playing on UsefulNotes/VirtualConsole

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** They are playing on UsefulNotes/VirtualConsolethe UsefulNotes/VirtualConsole or another such service.
27th May '17 3:54:09 PM nombretomado
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** They playing on VirtualConsole

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** They playing on VirtualConsoleUsefulNotes/VirtualConsole
25th Mar '17 8:10:58 AM Dimon
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** Alternatively, the game is simply a port for the console.


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** They playing on VirtualConsole
19th Dec '16 9:23:43 PM TheBuddy26
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* '''Subverted''': We hear PacMan style beeps as Bob and Alice play on an Xbox 360. The camera then pans around to reveal a modern game on the screen. Alice compliments Bob on his ring tone as he answers his mobile. They're actually playing ''VideoGame/{{Halo 3}}''.

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* '''Subverted''': We hear PacMan style beeps as Bob and Alice play on an Xbox 360. The camera then pans around to reveal a modern game on the screen. Alice compliments Bob on his ring tone as he answers his mobile. They're actually playing ''VideoGame/{{Halo 3}}''.4}}''.



** Lacking a second player while Bob's on the phone, Alice quits ''Halo 3'' and begins playing PacMan on the 360.

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** Lacking a second player while Bob's on the phone, Alice quits ''Halo 3'' 4'' and begins playing PacMan on the 360.
19th Dec '16 9:22:55 PM TheBuddy26
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** Bob and April have modded their consoles so that they can play classic games, or else bought a compilation of them from the [[DigitalDistribution PSN]].

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** Bob and April have modded their consoles so that they can play classic games, or else bought a compilation of them from the [[DigitalDistribution PSN]].
20th Jun '16 11:47:50 AM ZombieAladdin
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** Or the story is set at a time when those sorts of games were new and popular.
4th Jun '16 7:47:12 PM nombretomado
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* '''Straight''': Bob is playing on a PS2. The graphics are 8 bit and the sound effects are beepy.

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* '''Straight''': Bob is playing on a PS2.[=PS2=]. The graphics are 8 bit and the sound effects are beepy.



** Alternatively, Bob is playing a game that, while still fictional, looks and sounds like what a PS2 game would be like.

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** Alternatively, Bob is playing a game that, while still fictional, looks and sounds like what a PS2 [=PS2=] game would be like.
22nd May '16 6:15:44 PM nombretomado
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* '''Exaggerated''': April is playing Pong on a PS3 which isn't plugged in to the television or the wall socket. The controller is from a SNES, and the SFX sound suspiciously like ''Franchise/{{Super Mario Bros}}''.

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* '''Exaggerated''': April is playing Pong on a PS3 [=PS3=] which isn't plugged in to the television or the wall socket. The controller is from a SNES, and the SFX sound suspiciously like ''Franchise/{{Super Mario Bros}}''.



** A younger Bob is shown playing a PS3 game with Alice on an original GameBoy in the 60's.

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** A younger Bob is shown playing a PS3 [=PS3=] game with Alice on an original GameBoy in the 60's.
2nd Jan '15 5:19:50 AM TheLyniezian
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** Alternatively, the game is simply a port for the console

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** Alternatively, the game is simply a port for the consoleconsole.
** Or the game is deliberately {{Retraux}} for stylistic reasons, or to cash in on the nostalgia market.
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