History PlayingWith / VideoGameCrueltyPunishment

2nd Dec '17 9:42:58 PM MasterN
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** TheMole [[TheCorrupter encourages you to be as evil as possible]], hoping that you’ll trigger this and die leaving Dirk out of the BigBad’s way.

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** TheMole The BigBad [[TheCorrupter encourages you to be as evil as possible]], hoping that you’ll trigger this and die leaving Dirk out of the BigBad’s way.



* '''Played For Drama''': The BigBad is a [[SealedEvilInACan sealed,]] godlike EldritchAbomination that is [[MadeOfEvil the embodiment of evil]] and gets more powerful every time [[SealedInsideAPersonShapedCan Dirk]] commits an act of cruelty. No, raising your KarmaMeter by doing good deeds [[HeelFaceDoorSlam won't erase your past evils]]. Do enough evil, and said BigBad gets powerful enough to break free, and [[NonstandardGameOver immediately decides to]] [[DemonicPossession "reward" you for your contribution]] to [[TheBadGuyWins his new reign of terror.]]

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* '''Played For Drama''': The BigBad is a [[SealedEvilInACan sealed,]] godlike EldritchAbomination that is [[MadeOfEvil the embodiment of evil]] and gets more powerful every time [[SealedInsideAPersonShapedCan Dirk]] commits an act of cruelty. No, raising your KarmaMeter by doing good deeds [[HeelFaceDoorSlam won't erase your past evils]]. Do enough evil, and said BigBad gets powerful enough to break free, and [[NonstandardGameOver immediately decides to]] [[DemonicPossession "reward" you for your contribution]] to [[TheBadGuyWins his thier new reign of terror.]]]]
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2nd Dec '17 9:38:05 PM MasterN
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** The nation you've been torturing with your kingly/godly power by selling off all the crops for insane prices and then executing random people who spoke against you decides they've had enough and rebel. They then throw you in the darkest prison cell and torture you out of spite, [[NonStandardGameOver prematurely ending the game.]]

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** The nation you've been torturing with your kingly/godly power by selling off all the crops for insane prices and then executing random people who spoke against you decides they've had enough and rebel. They then throw you in the darkest prison cell and torture you out of spite, [[NonStandardGameOver prematurely ending [[NiceJobBreakingItHero allowing the]] BigBad to [[TheBadGuyWins conquer the game.kingdom.]]



* '''Reconstructed''': ...However, you still can get out of prison. [[GuideDangIt It isn't easy nor intuitive]], and you'll have a limp, a scar, and/or some other reminder of your crimes [[SlidingScaleOfGameplayAndStoryIntegration which will negatively affect your stats]], through the rest of the game. So it IS possible to complete the game even after being cruel; it's just more difficult. ([[SelfImposedChallenge which some players might even dig]])

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* '''Reconstructed''': ...However, you can still can get out of prison. [[GuideDangIt It isn't easy nor intuitive]], and you'll have a limp, a scar, and/or some other reminder of your crimes [[SlidingScaleOfGameplayAndStoryIntegration which will negatively affect your stats]], through the rest of the game. So And you’ll have to fight off the BigBad’s [[AllYourBaseAreBelongToUs occupation of your kingdom.]] But it IS ''is'' possible to complete the game even after being cruel; it's just more difficult. difficult ([[SelfImposedChallenge which some players might even dig]])dig]]).



* '''Played For Drama''': The BigBad of the setting is a [[SealedEvilInACan sealed]] godlike EldritchAbomination that gets more powerful every time someone commits an act of cruelty, and no, raising your KarmaMeter by doing good deeds [[HeelFaceDoorSlam won't erase your past evils]]. Do enough evil, and said BigBad gets powerful enough to break free, and [[NonstandardGameOver immediately shows up to]] [[EvilIsNotAToy "reward" you for your contribution to his new reign of terror]].

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* '''Played For Drama''': The BigBad of the setting is a [[SealedEvilInACan sealed]] sealed,]] godlike EldritchAbomination that is [[MadeOfEvil the embodiment of evil]] and gets more powerful every time someone [[SealedInsideAPersonShapedCan Dirk]] commits an act of cruelty, and no, cruelty. No, raising your KarmaMeter by doing good deeds [[HeelFaceDoorSlam won't erase your past evils]]. Do enough evil, and said BigBad gets powerful enough to break free, and [[NonstandardGameOver immediately shows up decides to]] [[EvilIsNotAToy [[DemonicPossession "reward" you for your contribution contribution]] to [[TheBadGuyWins his new reign of terror]].terror.]]
2nd Dec '17 9:25:35 PM MasterN
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** You are actually ''rewarded'' for being as evil as possible.
** Or you are punished for being good.

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** You are actually ''rewarded'' ''[[KarmaHoudini rewarded]]'' for being as evil as possible.
** [[NoGoodDeedGoesUnpunished Or you are punished for being good.]]



** The video game makes the television sprout a hand and proceeds to slap the player who's sitting on the couch while scolding him for being cruel.

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** [[BeyondTheImpossible The video game makes the television sprout a hand and proceeds to slap the player who's sitting on the couch while scolding him them for being cruel.]]



* '''Averted''': Nothing bad happens to you even though you are hitting innocent villagers with your sword for fun.

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* '''Averted''': Nothing bad happens to you even though you are [[ItAmusedMe hitting innocent villagers with your sword for fun.]]



* '''Exploited''': Manipulating another NPC into kicking the cat causes Ichigo to incinerate them instead, possibly benefitting you in the process.

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* '''Exploited''': '''Exploited''':
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Manipulating another NPC into kicking the cat causes Ichigo to incinerate them instead, possibly benefitting you in the process.process.
** TheMole [[TheCorrupter encourages you to be as evil as possible]], hoping that you’ll trigger this and die leaving Dirk out of the BigBad’s way.



* '''Deconstructed''': The nation you've been torturing with your kingly/godly power by selling off all the crops for insane prices and then executing random people who spoke against you decides they've had enough and rebel. They then throw you in the darkest prison cell and torture you out of spite, [[NonStandardGameOver prematurely ending the game.]]

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* '''Deconstructed''': '''Deconstructed''':
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The nation you've been torturing with your kingly/godly power by selling off all the crops for insane prices and then executing random people who spoke against you decides they've had enough and rebel. They then throw you in the darkest prison cell and torture you out of spite, [[NonStandardGameOver prematurely ending the game.]]]]
** The trope itself deconstructs VideoGameCrueltyPotential by showing that such actions have unpleasant consequences.
2nd Dec '17 9:17:42 PM MasterN
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* '''Exaggerated''': Dirk kicks Ichigo's adorable kitten Fluffles -- who immediately turns into a hissing whirlwind of DEATH and chases him around while Ichigo and the rest of the party [[WhatTheHellHero insult and berate]] him. Then, '''after''' Fluffles has her way with him, Ichigo blows him up. [[NonstandardGameOver And]] [[LeaningOnTheFourthWall glares at the screen while scolding his body]] [[YouBastard about how horrible and OMG MEAN he was, and who'd do such a thing to a sweet little kitty anyway?!]]

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* '''Exaggerated''': Dirk kicks Ichigo's adorable kitten Fluffles -- who immediately [[FluffyTheTerrible turns into a hissing whirlwind of DEATH death and chases him around around]] while Ichigo and the rest of the party [[WhatTheHellHero insult and berate]] him. Then, '''after''' Fluffles has her way with him, Ichigo blows him up. [[NonstandardGameOver And]] [[LeaningOnTheFourthWall glares at the screen while scolding his body]] [[YouBastard about how horrible and OMG MEAN he was, and who'd do such a thing to a sweet little kitty anyway?!]]
2nd Dec '17 9:16:48 PM MasterN
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* '''Straight''': [[PlayerCharacter Dirk]] [[KickTheDog kicks]] [[TheCutie Ichigo's]] [[CuteKitten adorable kitten Fluffles]] [[ForTheEvulz just because he can]]. [[BadassAdorable Ichigo responds via giant]] [[StrawberryShorthand strawberry-shaped]] [[KillItWithFire fireball]].

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* '''Straight''': [[PlayerCharacter Dirk]] [[KickTheDog kicks]] kicks [[TheCutie Ichigo's]] [[CuteKitten adorable kitten Fluffles]] [[ForTheEvulz Fluffles just because he can]]. can. [[BadassAdorable Ichigo Ichigo]] responds via giant]] giant [[StrawberryShorthand strawberry-shaped]] [[KillItWithFire fireball]].
10th Jul '17 9:44:13 PM Twoeyesshort
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* '''Exploited''': ???

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* '''Exploited''': ???Manipulating another NPC into kicking the cat causes Ichigo to incinerate them instead, possibly benefitting you in the process.



* '''Implied''': [[Creator/TelltaleGames "Ichigo will remember that."]]



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28th Sep '16 6:49:47 AM VPhantom
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* '''Lampshaded''': "What, you really thought karma wouldn't bite you in the ass if you did such an obviously despicable thing?"

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* '''Lampshaded''': "What, you "What?! You really thought karma wouldn't bite you in the ass if you did such an obviously despicable thing?"
28th Sep '16 6:47:21 AM VPhantom
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* '''Reconstructed''': ...However, you still get CAN out of prison. [[GuideDangIt It isn't easy nor intuitive]], and you'll have a limp, a scar, and/or some other reminder of your crimes [[SlidingScaleOfGameplayAndStoryIntegration which will negatively affect your stats]], through the rest of the game. So it IS possible to complete the game even after being cruel; it's just more difficult. ([[SelfImposedChallenge which some players might even dig]])

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* '''Reconstructed''': ...However, you still can get CAN out of prison. [[GuideDangIt It isn't easy nor intuitive]], and you'll have a limp, a scar, and/or some other reminder of your crimes [[SlidingScaleOfGameplayAndStoryIntegration which will negatively affect your stats]], through the rest of the game. So it IS possible to complete the game even after being cruel; it's just more difficult. ([[SelfImposedChallenge which some players might even dig]])
28th Sep '16 6:46:22 AM VPhantom
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* '''Reconstructed''': You get CAN out of prison, ([[GuideDangIt is isn't easy nor intuitive]]) and you'll have a limp, a scar, and/or some other reminder of your crimes [[SlidingScaleOfGameplayAndStoryIntegration which will negatively affect your stats]], through the rest of the game. So it IS possible to complete the game even after being cruel... It's just more difficult. ([[SelfImposedChallenge which some players might even dig]])

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* '''Reconstructed''': You '''Reconstructed''': ...However, you still get CAN out of prison, ([[GuideDangIt is prison. [[GuideDangIt It isn't easy nor intuitive]]) intuitive]], and you'll have a limp, a scar, and/or some other reminder of your crimes [[SlidingScaleOfGameplayAndStoryIntegration which will negatively affect your stats]], through the rest of the game. So it IS possible to complete the game even after being cruel... It's cruel; it's just more difficult. ([[SelfImposedChallenge which some players might even dig]])
28th Sep '16 6:45:04 AM VPhantom
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* '''Deconstructed''': The nation you've been torturing with your kingly/godly power by selling off all the crops for insane prices and then executing random people who spoke against you decides they've had enough and rebel. They then throw you in the darkest prison cell and torture you out of spite.
* '''Reconstructed''': You get out eventually, but you have a limp, a scar, or some other reminder of your crimes.

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* '''Deconstructed''': The nation you've been torturing with your kingly/godly power by selling off all the crops for insane prices and then executing random people who spoke against you decides they've had enough and rebel. They then throw you in the darkest prison cell and torture you out of spite.
spite, [[NonStandardGameOver prematurely ending the game.]]
* '''Reconstructed''': You get CAN out eventually, but you of prison, ([[GuideDangIt is isn't easy nor intuitive]]) and you'll have a limp, a scar, or and/or some other reminder of your crimes.crimes [[SlidingScaleOfGameplayAndStoryIntegration which will negatively affect your stats]], through the rest of the game. So it IS possible to complete the game even after being cruel... It's just more difficult. ([[SelfImposedChallenge which some players might even dig]])



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