History TearJerker / ApolloJusticeAceAttorney

7th Dec '15 4:40:04 PM Hossmeister
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* In the original trilogy, Phoenix's attorney's badge was his most prized possession. Presenting it to people (which was almost always an option) normally resulted in a humorous dialogue, typically about how much Nick loves his badge and shows it off. Present Apollo's attorney's badge to Phoenix. ''He doesn't fucking recognise it.''
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* In the original trilogy, VisualNovel/PhoenixWrightTrilogy, Phoenix's attorney's badge was his most prized possession. Presenting it to people (which was almost always an option) normally resulted in a humorous dialogue, typically about how much Nick loves his badge and shows it off. Present Apollo's attorney's badge to Phoenix. ''He doesn't fucking recognise it.''
26th Oct '15 7:09:06 PM drac0blade
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** Really, the whole idea of [[spoiler: Phoenix losing his badge is completely heartbreaking. After all he did, all the people he saved and all the trouble he went through, he lost it all and had to see how many of his old friends left him and went on with their lives, even becoming very successful, while he rot in a shady job that, to top it all off, it's a reminder of his last case (playing cards) and had to exercise as a piano player with no talent, all to raise a little girl he never asked for and that, in all fairness, helped the guy who caused his disbarrment escape.]] It kind of makes you feel all the effort you put in the previous games feel in vain.
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** Really, the whole idea of [[spoiler: Phoenix losing his badge is completely heartbreaking. After all he did, all the people he saved and all the trouble he went through, he lost it all and had to see how many of his old friends left him and went on with their lives, even becoming very successful, while he rot rotted in a shady job that, to top it all off, it's was a reminder of his last case (playing cards) and had to exercise as a piano player with no talent, all to raise a little girl he never asked for and that, in all fairness, helped the guy who caused his disbarrment disbarment escape.]] It kind of makes you feel all the effort you put in the previous games feel in vain.
3rd Jun '15 12:57:44 PM eliaskelham
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* It's sort of a Fridge Sadness one, but Apollo's life before becoming an attorney was probably this -- [[spoiler:his father died when he was very young, and his mother apparently abandoned him when she returned to Troupe Gramarye, meaning he had no family at all for all but the first few months of his life. His half-sister Trucy [[TheWoobie went through a lot herself]], but at least she had parents for a while and ended up with Nick in the end; we have ''no idea'' who raised Apollo! The closest thing he had to a father figure was ''Kristoph Gavin'', and the poor guy has to see his entire perception of his ''own freaking mentor'' shatter to pieces right in front of his eyes throughout the game.]]
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* It's sort of a Fridge Sadness one, but Apollo's life before becoming an attorney was probably this -- [[spoiler:his father died when he was very young, and his mother apparently abandoned him when she returned to Troupe Gramarye, meaning he had no family at all for all but the first few months of his life. His half-sister Trucy [[TheWoobie went through a lot herself]], but at least she had parents for a while and ended up with Nick in the end; we have ''no idea'' who raised Apollo! The closest thing he had to a father figure was ''Kristoph Gavin'', and the poor guy has to see his entire perception of his ''own freaking mentor'' shatter to pieces right in front of his eyes throughout during the game.]]
3rd Jun '15 12:54:28 PM eliaskelham
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* It's sort of a Fridge Sadness one, but Apollo's life before becoming an attorney was probably this -- [[spoiler:his father died when he was very young, and his mother apparently abandoned him when she returned to Troupe Gramarye, meaning he had no family at all for all but the first few months of his life. His half-sister Trucy [[TheWoobie went through a lot herself]], but at least she had parents for a while and ended up with Nick in the end; we have ''no idea'' who raised Apollo!]]
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* It's sort of a Fridge Sadness one, but Apollo's life before becoming an attorney was probably this -- [[spoiler:his father died when he was very young, and his mother apparently abandoned him when she returned to Troupe Gramarye, meaning he had no family at all for all but the first few months of his life. His half-sister Trucy [[TheWoobie went through a lot herself]], but at least she had parents for a while and ended up with Nick in the end; we have ''no idea'' who raised Apollo!]]Apollo! The closest thing he had to a father figure was ''Kristoph Gavin'', and the poor guy has to see his entire perception of his ''own freaking mentor'' shatter to pieces right in front of his eyes throughout the game.]]
14th Mar '15 6:20:15 AM AlienPatch
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** [[spoiler:''Dual Destinies'' does show that Maya, Pearl, and Edgeworth kept in touch with Phoenix throughout that time. Which is a very happy TearJerker, since we find out his friends stuck with him the whole time.]]
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** [[spoiler:''Dual Destinies'' does show that Maya, Pearl, and Edgeworth kept in touch with Phoenix throughout that time. Which is a very happy TearJerker, since we find out at least some of his friends stuck with him the whole time.]]]] ** Really, the whole idea of [[spoiler: Phoenix losing his badge is completely heartbreaking. After all he did, all the people he saved and all the trouble he went through, he lost it all and had to see how many of his old friends left him and went on with their lives, even becoming very successful, while he rot in a shady job that, to top it all off, it's a reminder of his last case (playing cards) and had to exercise as a piano player with no talent, all to raise a little girl he never asked for and that, in all fairness, helped the guy who caused his disbarrment escape.]] It kind of makes you feel all the effort you put in the previous games feel in vain.
14th Mar '15 6:10:45 AM AlienPatch
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* The part where you [[spoiler:play as Phoenix in his last trial, and the game forces you to present evidence that [[ForegoneConclusion you know will get him disbarred]] because [[DramaticIrony he doesn't know it's a forgery]]]]. It makes a person feel like quite the villain. In fact, anything concerning [[spoiler: Phoenix losing his badge]] is saddening, but special mention has to go to one of the best tragicomic lines in the game, which you get when you examine a doll doing the classic objecting pose and [[spoiler: Phoenix bellows his old CatchPhrase one more time, before saying 'it's been seven years! I need to stop torturing myself with these things! I know, I'll just pretend it's saying something else. 'Why yes sir, the post office is right over that way.'']] It's difficult to know whether that should be met with laughter or tears.
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* The part where you [[spoiler:play as Phoenix in his last trial, and the game forces you to present evidence that [[ForegoneConclusion you know will get him disbarred]] because [[DramaticIrony he doesn't know it's a forgery]]]]. It makes a person feel like quite forgery]]. [[ButThouMust Even if you try to lose the villain. case in any other way or NOT to present the forged evidence, the whole thing won't stop until you've done so.]]]] In fact, anything concerning [[spoiler: Phoenix losing his badge]] is saddening, but special mention has to go to one of the best tragicomic lines in the game, which you get when you examine a doll doing the classic objecting pose and [[spoiler: Phoenix bellows his old CatchPhrase one more time, before saying 'it's been seven years! I need to stop torturing myself with these things! I know, I'll just pretend it's saying something else. 'Why yes sir, the post office is right over that way.'']] It's difficult to know whether that should be met with laughter or tears.
21st Feb '15 5:53:05 PM Berry23
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21st Feb '15 5:52:54 PM Berry23
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--->Phoenix: Well, it's been 7 years. Things change.
21st Feb '15 5:48:48 PM Berry23
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* The part where you [[spoiler:play as Phoenix in his last trial, and the game forces you to present evidence that [[ForegoneConclusion you know will get him disbarred]] because [[DramaticIrony he doesn't know it's a forgery]]]]. It makes a person feel like quite the villain. In fact, anything concerning [[spoiler: Phoenix losing his badge]] is saddening, but special mention has to go to one of the best tragicomic lines in the game, which you get when you examine a doll doing the classic objecting pose and [[spoiler: Phoenix bellows his old CatchPhrase one more time, before saying 'it's been seven years! I need to stop torturing myself with these things! I know, I'll just pretend it's saying something else. 'Why yes sir, the post office is right over that way.'']] It's difficult to know whether that should be met with laughter or tears.
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* The part where you [[spoiler:play as Phoenix in his last trial, and the game forces you to present evidence that [[ForegoneConclusion you know will get him disbarred]] because [[DramaticIrony he doesn't know it's a forgery]]]]. It makes a person feel like like quite the villain. In fact, anything concerning [[spoiler: Phoenix losing his badge]] is saddening, but special mention has to go to one of the best tragicomic lines in the game, which you get when you examine a doll doing the classic objecting pose and [[spoiler: Phoenix bellows his old CatchPhrase one more time, before saying 'it's been seven years! I need to stop torturing myself with these things! I know, I'll just pretend it's saying something else. 'Why yes sir, the post office is right over that way.'']] It's difficult to know whether that should be met with laughter or tears.

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* The part where you [[spoiler:play as Phoenix in *In the original trilogy, Phoenix's attorney's badge was his last trial, most prized possession. Presenting it to people (which was almost always an option) normally resulted in a humorous dialogue, typically about how much Nick loves his badge and the game forces you shows it off. Present Apollo's attorney's badge to present evidence that [[ForegoneConclusion you know will get him disbarred]] because [[DramaticIrony he Phoenix. ''He doesn't know it's a forgery]]]]. It makes a person feel like quite the villain. In fact, anything concerning [[spoiler: Phoenix losing his badge]] is saddening, but special mention has to go to one of the best tragicomic lines in the game, which you get when you examine a doll doing the classic objecting pose and [[spoiler: Phoenix bellows his old CatchPhrase one more time, before saying 'it's been seven years! I need to stop torturing myself with these things! I know, I'll just pretend it's saying something else. 'Why yes sir, the post office is right over that way.'']] It's difficult to know whether that should be met with laughter or tears.fucking recognise it.''
17th Feb '14 8:45:33 AM Viira
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** If you consider [[spoiler:Phoenix Wright]]'s situation in this game with exception to Trucy and maybe Ema Skye, he may end up DyingAlone. Where is Maya Fey, Pearl Fey, [[TheRival Miles]] [[FriendlyEnemy Edgeworth]], Franziska Von Karma, Detective Gumshoe, and maybe Prosecutor Godot? *** It's heavily implied in 4-2, upon examining the [=DVDs=], that Phoenix at least still keeps in touch with Maya, and probably Pearl by extension. Though it ''is'' quite saddening that we never get any ''direct'' evidence of Phoenix seeing his old friends. *** And probably Edgeworth too: after all, is Maya the type to make Phoenix write essays on the Steel Samurai [=DVDs=]? *** [[spoiler:''Duel Destinies'' does show that Maya, Pearl, and Edgeworth kept in touch with Phoenix throughout that time. Which is a very happy TearJerker, since we find out his friends stuck with him the whole time.]]
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** If you consider [[spoiler:Phoenix Wright]]'s situation in this game with exception to Trucy and maybe Ema Skye, he may end up DyingAlone. Where is Maya Fey, Pearl Fey, [[TheRival Miles]] [[FriendlyEnemy Edgeworth]], Franziska Von Karma, Detective Gumshoe, and maybe Prosecutor Godot? *** It's heavily implied in 4-2, upon examining the [=DVDs=], that Phoenix at least still keeps in touch with Maya, and probably Pearl by extension. Though it ''is'' quite saddening that we never get any ''direct'' evidence of Phoenix seeing his old friends. *** And probably Edgeworth too: after all, is Maya the type to make Phoenix write essays on the Steel Samurai [=DVDs=]? *** [[spoiler:''Duel [[spoiler:''Dual Destinies'' does show that Maya, Pearl, and Edgeworth kept in touch with Phoenix throughout that time. Which is a very happy TearJerker, since we find out his friends stuck with him the whole time.]]

* Speaking of the end of Apollo Justice, the final reveal that Trucy [[spoiler:is an even greater master of the poker face than Phoenix himself, as Phoenix explains that he's the only one who knows how she truly feels at the same time as the player gets a shot of her crying. Realizing how hard the return and death of her real father must have hit her.
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* Speaking of the end of Apollo Justice, the final reveal that Trucy [[spoiler:is an even greater master of the poker face than Phoenix himself, as Phoenix explains that he's the only one who knows how she truly feels at the same time as the player gets a shot of her crying. Realizing how hard the return and death of her real father must have hit her.]]

* Pretty much all of the investigation [[spoiler: in the past during 4-4 was pretty depressing]] but the one moment that really hit hard was [[spoiler: when Phoenix was about to leave the Misham's, young Vera comments on the deeply sad look in his eyes. Phoenix doesn't even deny it.]]
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* Pretty much all of the investigation [[spoiler: in the past during 4-4 was pretty depressing]] but the one moment that really hit hard was [[spoiler: when Phoenix was about to leave the Misham's, Mishams, young Vera comments on the deeply sad look in his eyes. Phoenix doesn't even deny it.]]
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