History TemptingFate / VideoGames

23rd May '16 10:07:40 AM megarockman
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* While the RealLife [[UsefulNotes/MLBTeams Boston Red Sox]] already broke the Curse of the Bambino when they won the World Series back in 2004, the Red Sox in ''VideoGame/Fallout4'' had ''still'' [[AlternateHistory not won a World Series by 2077]]. If you head for the headquarters of the ''Boston Bugle'', you'll find a news article from October 22, 2077 saying that they went up 3 games to none in the best-of-7 series on a team from Texas that had been favored to win, with Game 4 to be played on October 23 at Fenway Park. As the end of the article notes, "the only thing that could snatch away victory is an act of God, or some obscene calamity of man." [[ForegoneConclusion Nuclear war, of course, broke out the next day.]]
31st Mar '16 1:00:31 AM superkeijikun
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* Throughout ''VideoGame/MetalGearSolid3'', Colonel Volgin made a point of chanting "Kuwabara, Kuwabara" whenever a thunderstorm approached, as a means of warding off the storm from himself. Near the end of the game, after undergoing a VillainousBreakdown, he scoffs at another approaching storm, neglecting his chant. [[BoltOfDivineRetribution Big mistake.]]
9th Mar '16 9:17:52 AM rjd1922
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* VideoGame/TeamFortress2: in ''[[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PlwpQY-Tbls Meet the Sandvich]]'', the BLU [[CloudCuckoolander Soldier]] delivers this gem while [[CurbStompBattle getting his ass kicked]] by the RED [[TheBigGuy Heavy]]:

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* VideoGame/TeamFortress2: ''VideoGame/TeamFortress2'': in ''[[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PlwpQY-Tbls Meet the Sandvich]]'', the BLU [[CloudCuckoolander Soldier]] delivers this gem while [[CurbStompBattle getting his ass kicked]] by the RED [[TheBigGuy Heavy]]:
17th Jan '16 6:01:53 PM nombretomado
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* In ''[[StarControl Star Control II]]'', you can meet the Melnorme and their space ship, the ''Inevitably Successful in All Circumstances.''

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* In ''[[StarControl Star Control II]]'', ''VideoGame/StarControlII'', you can meet the Melnorme and their space ship, the ''Inevitably Successful in All Circumstances.''
15th Jan '16 2:08:36 PM GunarmDyne
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** Shiro declaring that she's not afraid of getting hit by a car as it wouldn't hurt her. Cue her immediately getting hit by a car. Fortunately, she was right about it not hurting her.

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** Shiro declaring that she's not afraid of getting hit by a car as it wouldn't hurt her. Cue her immediately getting hit by a car. Fortunately, she was right about it not hurting her.her despite the narrative of what happens after the impact ''not'' being PlayedForLaughs.
15th Jan '16 2:07:57 PM GunarmDyne
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* ''VisualNovel/HarvestDecember'':
** Shiro declaring that she's not afraid of getting hit by a car as it wouldn't hurt her. Cue her immediately getting hit by a car. Fortunately, she was right about it not hurting her.
** Masaki is visiting a girl's room and spots a pair of clean panties that had fallen off of the laundry pile while she's downstairs getting snacks. After several seconds of deliberation and he's decided to fold them and put them back in place, cue her returning just as he's picked them up.
30th Nov '15 8:44:29 AM Prfnoff
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* This is discussed in ''VideoGame/RatchetAndClankACrackInTime'';

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* This is discussed in ''VideoGame/RatchetAndClankACrackInTime'';''VideoGame/RatchetAndClankFutureACrackInTime'';
23rd Nov '15 2:31:06 PM lrrose
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* In ''VideoGame/JadeEmpire'', the BigBad has the player character trapped and boasts that "Nothing in the mortal realm can help you! Nothing!" As soon as he finishes saying this, [[NotTooDeadToSaveTheDay the ghost of a dead ally shows up and destroys the trap]].
20th Nov '15 12:58:44 PM LadyJaneGrey
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* In ''VideoGame/AmericanMcGeesAlice'', dialogue between Alice and the Bosses is full of this. Not just by Alice; she's just as insane as they are, and they tend to tempt it a lot too. For example, when she confronts the Duchess and demands the Turtle Shell:

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* In ''VideoGame/AmericanMcGeesAlice'', ''VideoGame/AmericanMcGeesAlice'':
** The GutPunch of the game comes when the White Rabbit comments on how odd it is that it's so quiet. A few seconds later, [[spoiler:he's crushed to death by the Mad Hatter's giant foot.]]
** In general,
dialogue between Alice and the Bosses is full of this. Not just by Alice; she's just as insane as they are, and they tend to tempt it a lot too. For example, when she confronts the Duchess and demands the Turtle Shell:
20th Nov '15 7:34:00 AM LadyJaneGrey
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-->'''Alice:''' I'll try to accommodate you. [[notes]]And she does.[[/notes]]

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-->'''Alice:''' I'll try to accommodate you. [[notes]]And [[note]]And she does.[[/notes]] [[/note]]
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