History PlayingWith / WeHaveReserves

12th Oct '15 8:52:55 AM VPhantom
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** General Bob's callousness results in morale plummeting to rock bottom, and most of his soldiers desert or defect.
*** The above eventually results in either General Bob being court-martialed or one of his former troops [[KarmicDeath killing him]] [[MistreatmentInducedBetrayal for such cruelty]]

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** General Bob's callousness results in morale plummeting to rock bottom, and most of his soldiers desert or defect.
*** The above
defect. This eventually results in either General Bob being court-martialed or one of his former troops [[KarmicDeath killing him]] [[MistreatmentInducedBetrayal for such cruelty]]
12th Oct '15 8:50:28 AM NisjayCakecup
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*** The above eventually results in either General Bob being court-martialed or one of his former troops [[KarmicDeath killing him]] [[MistreatmentInducedBetrayal for such cruelty]]
17th Aug '15 8:45:04 PM Berrenta
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* '''Justified''': It's either this or the End of Everything.

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* '''Justified''': '''Justified''':
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It's either this or the End of Everything.



* '''Exploited''': Bob's enemies continually encourage his men to desert, and they're only too willing to accept the offer; after all, it's not like they could be treated any worse as POWs than they are as soldiers.

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* '''Exploited''': Bob's enemies continually encourage his men to desert, and they're only too willing to accept the offer; after all, it's not like they could be treated any worse as POWs [=POWs=] than they are as soldiers.
23rd Jul '14 7:02:36 AM Luigifan
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* '''Downplayed''': General accepts some casualties, understanding that its unavoidable.
* '''Justified''': Its either this or the End of Everything.

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* '''Downplayed''': General Bob accepts some casualties, understanding that its it's unavoidable.
* '''Justified''': Its It's either this or the End of Everything.



** General Bob starts with this attitude, but once he sees that WarIsHell he starts to care far more about his men.

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** General Bob starts with this attitude, but once he sees that WarIsHell WarIsHell, he starts to care far more about his men.



* '''Double Subverted''': ... but then it turns he was just pretending to mourn them so people would stop criticizing him for being too callous.

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* '''Double Subverted''': ... but then it turns he was just pretending to mourn them so people would stop criticizing him for being too callous.



* '''Averted''': General Bob does not treat his men as completely expendable. This may or may not necessarily entail being AFatherToHisMen

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* '''Averted''': General Bob does not treat his men as completely expendable. This may or may not necessarily entail being AFatherToHisMenAFatherToHisMen.



* '''Exploited''': Bob's enemies are continually encourage his men to desert, and they're only too willing to accept the offer; after all, it's not like they could be treated any worse as POWs than they are as soldiers.

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* '''Exploited''': Bob's enemies are continually encourage his men to desert, and they're only too willing to accept the offer; after all, it's not like they could be treated any worse as POWs than they are as soldiers.
10th May '14 7:57:10 PM VPhantom
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* '''Straight''': General Bob orders his soldiers to charge a heavily fortified location, knowing that they will certainly all die.

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* '''Straight''': '''Straight''':
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General Bob orders his soldiers to charge a heavily fortified location, knowing that they will certainly all die.
10th May '14 7:20:48 PM Zuxtron
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* '''Straight''': General Bob callously orders soldiers into certain death.

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* '''Straight''': General Bob callously orders his soldiers into certain death.to charge a heavily fortified location, knowing that they will certainly all die.
** General Bob asks for an artillery strike that will hit both the enemy and his own troops.
24th Aug '13 9:03:51 PM dclark
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* '''Exploited''': ???

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* '''Exploited''': ???Bob's enemies are continually encourage his men to desert, and they're only too willing to accept the offer; after all, it's not like they could be treated any worse as POWs than they are as soldiers.
1st Aug '13 3:07:10 PM henry42
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* '''Subverted''': General Bob initially appears to not care when his soldiers die, but is later shown [[DrowningMySorrows drowning his sorrows]], suffering from BadDreams, or otherwise mourning the deaths of his men.

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* '''Subverted''': '''Subverted''':
** General Bob starts with this attitude, but once he sees that WarIsHell he starts to care far more about his men.
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General Bob initially appears to not care when his soldiers die, but is later shown [[DrowningMySorrows drowning his sorrows]], suffering from BadDreams, or otherwise mourning the deaths of his men.



* '''Enforced''':

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* '''Enforced''': The author wants to show that WarIsHell.



* '''Defied''': General Bob starts with this attitude but once he sees that WarIsHell he starts to care far more about his men.

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* '''Defied''': General Bob starts TheFederation teaches its officers to value the lives of their troops, and to try to win with this attitude but once he sees that WarIsHell he starts to care far more about his men.as few casualties as possible.
1st Aug '13 2:53:41 PM henry42
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* '''Enforced''': The Evil Empire teaches its officers to see their soldiers as expendable.

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* '''Enforced''': The Evil Empire teaches its officers to see their soldiers as expendable.



* '''Invoked''': An EvilChancellor deliberately places General Bob in command of the army to kill off the soldiers loyal to the King.

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* '''Invoked''': '''Invoked''':
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An EvilChancellor deliberately places General Bob in command of the army to kill off the soldiers loyal to the King.King.
** TheEmpire teaches its officers to see their soldiers as expendable.
7th Mar '13 5:03:30 AM Natasel
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* '''Downplayed''': ???
* '''Justified''':

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* '''Downplayed''': ???
General accepts some casualties, understanding that its unavoidable.
* '''Justified''':'''Justified''': Its either this or the End of Everything.
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