History Roleplay / RubyQuest

29th Jun '16 12:22:23 PM AnonFangeekGirl
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** The players spent good three games trying to recover a hand they had sent away through a pneumatic mail pipe. The hand was meant to be used as a key (fingerprint reader) in the room next door.
** at one point protagonists make a hole in a large pipe and crawl inside. Weaver [[LoadsAndLoadsOfLoading suspended the game]] for about an hour, drawing the new location at the exit of the pipe, which he didn't expect the players to reach this early.

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** The Early in the game, the players spent good three games trying to recover sent a severed hand they had sent away through a pneumatic mail pipe. chute, removing it from the game until ''much'' [[BrickJoke later on]]. The hand was meant to be used as on a key (fingerprint reader) fingerprint scanner in the next room next door.
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** at At one point protagonists make escape Ace by crawling through a pipe they'd previously made a hole in a large pipe and crawl inside. in. Weaver [[LoadsAndLoadsOfLoading suspended the game]] for about an hour, drawing the new location at the exit of the pipe, which he didn't expect the players to reach this early.early.
** When the players were confronted with a locked medicine cabinet, [[CuttingTheKnot they had Tom bash it open with a crowbar]]. [[spoiler: This gave them the Tranquilizer, allowing them to sedate Stitches (whom they otherwise would have needed to kill, as he had the key for the cabinet) and give him the picture of the facility's patients standing around happily. This leads to him pulling a BigDamnHeroes and saving Tom from a HeroicSacrifice.]]
29th Jun '16 12:06:52 PM AnonFangeekGirl
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* SplashOfColor: Most of Ruby Quest is drawn in black and white, but a few things are in color, like the buttons in Ruby's coffin, splashes of blood, and [[spoiler: the sunset seen at the end of the game.]]
28th Jun '16 11:44:12 AM AnonFangeekGirl
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** [[spoiler: Probably [[JustifiedTrope Justified]] with Filbert, who as head doctor would likely have a High-Clearance Access Card.]]



* EldritchAbomination: Its name has never been given, and an eye chart implies that it is "[[spoiler:Cjopaze]]"[[note]](it comes right before "Fhtagn", which is a reference to CthulhuMythos "Cthulhu fhtagn")[[/note]]. It's sometimes also called "[[spoiler:Perogra]]"[[note]](a reference to a campaign known as "World Eater", also DM'd by Weaver; the association is a result of similar symbols and mutagenic effects)[[/note]] or "[[spoiler:[[MeaningfulName The Barbed Wheel]]]]".

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* EldritchAbomination: Its name has never been given, and an eye chart implies that it is "[[spoiler:Cjopaze]]"[[note]](it comes right before "Fhtagn", which is a reference to CthulhuMythos "Cthulhu fhtagn")[[/note]]. It's sometimes also called "[[spoiler:Perogra]]"[[note]](a reference to a campaign known as "World Eater", also DM'd by Weaver; the association is a result of similar symbols and mutagenic effects)[[/note]] or "[[spoiler:[[MeaningfulName "[[spoiler:[[ArcSymbol The Barbed Wheel]]]]".



** [[spoiler: Tom Nook/Subject 6. Shriveled, eyeless, handless... but all those fleshy growths are ''him'']]



* EyeScream

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* EyeScreamEyeScream: Tom loses an eye early on.



* GoneHorriblyRight: [[spoiler:The "cure".]]

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* GoneHorriblyRight: [[spoiler:The "cure". Totally worked, but it also turned everyone who took it AxCrazy and mutated them whenever they were injured.]]
23rd Mar '16 10:08:20 PM AnonFangeekGirl
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* ByTheLightsOfTheirEyes: In the beginning, the only things visible in the black screen are Ruby's eyes (drawn in white) and a red dot.
20th Mar '16 1:23:44 PM AnonFangeekGirl
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** Also the picture of the patients standing together happily, which she later uses [[spoiler: To get Stitches to help them]]. Though it wasn't supposed to be used for that.
20th Mar '16 1:19:24 PM AnonFangeekGirl
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* SurprisinglyHappyEnding: It sure surprised Weaver, who [[OffTheRails hadn't expected]] the players to make the decisions leading to it.
19th Mar '16 2:20:50 PM AnonFangeekGirl
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* UnusualEars: The only way most of the characters can be told apart, due to the simplistic art style.
25th Jan '16 9:06:12 AM Griffonmender
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* RealityBreakingParadox: [[spoiler:Someone--it's hinted to be Rd--had done this somewhere along the line using one of the Cjopaze's artifacts to break the space within the Brig.]]

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* RealityBreakingParadox: [[spoiler:Someone--it's hinted to be Rd--had Red--had done this somewhere along the line using one of the Cjopaze's artifacts to break the space within the Brig.]]
15th Jan '16 9:47:19 PM nombretomado
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** [[spoiler:Bella remarks how there is no infection; the only disease is the one the doctors made. This has a similarity to StephenKing's TheStand.]]

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** [[spoiler:Bella remarks how there is no infection; the only disease is the one the doctors made. This has a similarity to StephenKing's TheStand.Creator/StephenKing's ''Literature/TheStand''.]]
1st Nov '15 10:59:56 AM Scraggle
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* WhamLine: [[spoiler:[[DeadAllAlong "You're dead."]]]]
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