History PlayingWith / TheWorfBarrage

21st Dec '16 8:09:37 PM VPhantom
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* '''Parodied''': The Tropestar's main gun fails to kill a normal, unarmoured person. At point-blank range.

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* '''Parodied''': '''Parodied''':
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The Tropestar's main gun fails to kill a normal, unarmoured person. At point-blank range.



* '''Exploited''': Rather than trying to ZergRush the Tropestar, the Evil Empire sends only a few well-armoured ships against them, secure in the knowledge that the heroes' weapons are completely ineffective against them.

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* '''Exploited''': '''Exploited''':
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Rather than trying to ZergRush the Tropestar, the Evil Empire sends only a few well-armoured ships against them, secure in the knowledge that the heroes' weapons are completely ineffective against them.
21st Dec '16 10:25:42 AM ElodieHiras
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** An ActualPacifist with some form of augmented toughness deliberately tanks a hit from a heavy weapon and replies to the hit by asking "So you're gonna keep ShootingSuperman, or you're gonna surrender or run away?" in order to demoralize their foe. The enemies wisely make a run for it or surrender.
23rd Jan '16 6:11:39 AM VPhantom
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* '''Reconstructed''': General Torg's ship [[StoneWall is insanely tough, but also has minimal firepower as a direct result of this.]] As such, it;s a race to find something that CAN put the ship down, as the heroes had previously been over-reliant on their superweapon.

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* '''Reconstructed''': General Torg's ship [[StoneWall is insanely tough, but also has minimal firepower as a direct result of this.]] As such, it;s it's a race to find something that CAN put the ship down, as the heroes had previously been over-reliant on their superweapon.



%%* '''Deconstructed''': ???
%%* '''Reconstructed''': ???
%%* '''Plotted A Good Waste''': ???
22nd Jan '16 10:50:57 PM doorhandle
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** The only purpose of the WaveMotionGun is to throw up completely harmless clouds of dust. Everyone is still surprised whenever this happens.


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* '''Deconstructed''': The fact that the enemy ship is completely unaffected by their best shot [[CurbStompBattle shows how outmatched the heros are]], [[ShaggyDogStory and that all their efforts were for naught.]]
* '''Reconstructed''': General Torg's ship [[StoneWall is insanely tough, but also has minimal firepower as a direct result of this.]] As such, it;s a race to find something that CAN put the ship down, as the heroes had previously been over-reliant on their superweapon.
31st Oct '14 12:45:14 PM StarTropes
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* '''Justified''': The Evil Empire can only afford so many AceCustom ships with powerful force fields, so it gives them only to its generals and top officials.

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* '''Justified''': '''Justified''':
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The Evil Empire can only afford so many AceCustom ships with powerful force fields, so it gives them only to its generals and top officials.officials.
** [[TheMole Someone]] leaked the gun's plans to General Torg, allowing him to modify his DeflectorShields to stop the attack.
5th Aug '13 11:23:13 AM ZachValkyrie
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* '''Straight''': The [[CoolStarship Tropestar 5000]] fires its [[ WaveMotionGun main gun]] at [[TheBrute General Torg]]'s ship, but only [[ScratchDamage deals minimal damage to it]].

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* '''Straight''': The [[CoolStarship Tropestar 5000]] fires its [[ WaveMotionGun [[WaveMotionGun main gun]] at [[TheBrute General Torg]]'s ship, but only [[ScratchDamage deals minimal damage to it]].
5th Aug '13 11:22:56 AM ZachValkyrie
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* '''Straight''': The [[CoolStarship Tropestar 5000]] fires its [[WaveMotionGun main gun]] at [[TheBrute General Torg]]'s ship, but only deals minimal damage to it.

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* '''Straight''': The [[CoolStarship Tropestar 5000]] fires its [[WaveMotionGun [[ WaveMotionGun main gun]] at [[TheBrute General Torg]]'s ship, but only [[ScratchDamage deals minimal damage to it.it]].
5th May '13 4:19:23 PM VPhantom
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* '''Zig Zagged''': No effect at first, and Torg gloats. LAter in the fight his ship suddenly explodes due to delayed effect. However Torg himself survives unharmed...

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* '''Zig Zagged''': No effect at first, and Torg gloats. LAter Later in the fight his ship suddenly explodes due to delayed effect. However Torg himself survives unharmed...
5th May '13 1:57:15 PM DonTriezieme
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* '''Zig Zagged''': ???

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* '''Zig Zagged''': ???No effect at first, and Torg gloats. LAter in the fight his ship suddenly explodes due to delayed effect. However Torg himself survives unharmed...
27th Apr '13 1:43:32 PM Lullabee
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* '''Downplayed''': ???

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* '''Downplayed''': ???The Tropestar 5000 fires its main gun at General Torg's ship, resulting in a large explosion and cries of NoOneCouldSurviveThat, but Torg survives just fine, although a number of his {{Red Shirt}}s are killed.



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

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* '''Invoked''': ???The Tropestar has a big gun that only produces a harmless but showy explosion to serve as a nonlethal deterrent.



* '''Conversed''': ???

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* '''Conversed''': ???"I'll just go get some popcorn while they fire that stupid crappy gun. It's not like it ever does anything plot-relevant, they just stand around congratulating themselves and then the baddy pops right up again acting smug."
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