History VideoGame / AmateurSurgeon

23rd Dec '17 6:15:35 PM Malady
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''Amateur Surgeon'' is a series of medical based action puzzle games on [[Creator/AdultSwim Adult Swim]].com (or to put it simply, ''Videogame/TraumaCenter'' with idiots). The series centers around former pizza boy Alan Probe and his life after discovering the world of surgery. The games provide plenty of examples of morbid, gross-out humor with a unique difficulty curve. The series goes for more scatological and dark humor, easily seen with Alan's arsenal of improvised medical tools. The most iconic is a pizza slicer he uses as a scalpel. The third game is available for mobile devices and deals with Alan's apprentice, Ophelia Payne. There's also a Facebook game focusing on running one of Alan's "Bleed Everywhere" clinics. The 4th game, titled "Regeneration" has you play as a clone of Bleed, who must reintroduce "Improvised Surgery" into the world and to try to cure "Clone disease".

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''Amateur Surgeon'' is a series of medical based action puzzle games on [[Creator/AdultSwim Adult Swim]].Creator/{{AdultSwim}}.com (or to put it simply, ''Videogame/TraumaCenter'' with idiots). The series centers around former pizza boy Alan Probe and his life after discovering the world of surgery. The games provide plenty of examples of morbid, gross-out humor with a unique difficulty curve. The series goes for more scatological and dark humor, easily seen with Alan's arsenal of improvised medical tools. The most iconic is a pizza slicer he uses as a scalpel. The third game is available for mobile devices and deals with Alan's apprentice, Ophelia Payne. There's also a Facebook game focusing on running one of Alan's "Bleed Everywhere" clinics. The 4th game, titled "Regeneration" has you play as a clone of Bleed, who must reintroduce "Improvised Surgery" into the world and to try to cure "Clone disease".
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Available [[http://armorgames.com/play/3775/amateur-surgeon here]]. Also has a Christmas edition.
3rd Dec '17 8:02:03 AM Piterpicher
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* SharedUniverse: With SpiritualSuccessor games ''AmateurNinja'' and ''Gigolo Assassin''

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* SharedUniverse: With SpiritualSuccessor games ''AmateurNinja'' ''VideoGame/AmateurNinja'' and ''Gigolo Assassin''
16th Aug '17 5:22:18 PM NineballCirno
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** [[spoiler: Hubris, Dwayne's Clone-Son...Thing, [[LikeFatherLikeSon takes Dwayne's place in the third. While he is a major character in the fourth and still a {{Jerkass}}, however, there is NoAntagonist in the fourth game]]]].

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** [[spoiler: Hubris, Dwayne's Clone-Son...Thing, [[LikeFatherLikeSon takes Dwayne's place in the third. third]]. While he is a major character in the fourth and still a {{Jerkass}}, however, there is NoAntagonist in the fourth game]]]].game]].
11th Aug '17 8:45:00 AM XantospocIsHere
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** [[spoiler: Hubris, Dwayne's Clone-Son...Thing, [[LikeFatherLikeSon takes Dwayne's place from 3 onward]]]].

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** [[spoiler: Hubris, Dwayne's Clone-Son...Thing, [[LikeFatherLikeSon takes Dwayne's place from 3 onward]]]].in the third. While he is a major character in the fourth and still a {{Jerkass}}, however, there is NoAntagonist in the fourth game]]]].
25th Jul '17 6:15:32 PM ProfessorDetective
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* ChainsawGood: Good for getting past that pesky ribcage, anyways.

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* ChainsawGood: Good for getting past that pesky ribcage, anyways.rib cage, anyway.



* CompilationRerelease: ''Regenerations'' contains all surgeries from previous games.

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* CompilationRerelease: ''Regenerations'' contains all surgeries from previous games.games, with the [[JustifiedTrope justification]] that you're a clone of Dr. Bleed viewing Alan's memories so that you can get yourself back up to speed.



** Not to mention, you don't zap the scorpions - you chainsaw them.

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** Not to mention, you don't zap the scorpions Scorpions - you chainsaw them.



** In the christmas sequel, it's a match and a can of spray paint. Very Precise.

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** In the christmas Christmas sequel, it's a match and a can of spray paint. Very Precise.



* SavingChristmas: The plot of the Christmas Edition game. Alan goes to save christmas after ''he utterly decimated it!'' (see Turbine Blender below). After crashing his private jet into the North Pole Alan sets about pulling christmas lights out of an elf, reanimating a reindeer carcass with candy canes and coat hangers, and patching up Santa with wrapping paper.

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* SavingChristmas: The plot of the Christmas Edition game. Alan goes to save christmas Christmas after ''he utterly decimated annihilated it!'' (see Turbine Blender below). After crashing his private jet into the North Pole Alan sets about pulling christmas Christmas lights out of an elf, reanimating a reindeer carcass with candy canes and coat hangers, and patching up Santa with wrapping paper.



* SequelDifficultyDrop: Amateur Surgeon 2 is considerably easier than its predecessors, particularly when going for a high score as [[ScoreMultiplier combos]] are much easier to keep up. Though this is {{Subverted}} for the Mystery Boss, which rquires you to [[GimmickLevel use a flashlight]] as opposed to seeing everything at once. '''OH''', and in the mobile port, the light moves when you '''[[ScrappyMechanic tilt the device]]'''.

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* SequelDifficultyDrop: Amateur Surgeon 2 is considerably easier than its predecessors, particularly when going for a high score as [[ScoreMultiplier combos]] are much easier to keep up. Though this is {{Subverted}} for the Mystery Boss, which rquires requires you to [[GimmickLevel use a flashlight]] as opposed to seeing everything at once. '''OH''', and in the mobile port, the light moves when you '''[[ScrappyMechanic tilt the device]]'''.



* TurbineBlender: In the introduction of the Christmas Edition (a sendup of the intro to the first game) Alan Probe, flying his private jet distractedly while reading an article about his rise to fame, collides with Santa's Sleigh. One of the reindeer is sucked into the turbines and shredded, causing Alan's jet to crash into Santa's Workshop.

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* TurbineBlender: In the introduction of the Christmas Edition (a sendup send-up of the intro to the first game) Alan Probe, flying his private jet distractedly while reading an article about his rise to fame, collides with Santa's Sleigh. One of the reindeer is sucked into the turbines and shredded, causing Alan's jet to crash into Santa's Workshop.



** You actually have to ''remove'' the brain temporarily, destroy some... things (Cancer growths? Warts? Mold?) to cure her mental disorder, then put the brain and skullpan back and heal them both with your lighter.

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** You actually have to ''remove'' the brain temporarily, destroy some... things (Cancer growths? Warts? Mold?) to cure her mental disorder, then put the brain and skullpan skull pan back and heal them both with your lighter.
5th Apr '17 5:34:11 PM Mineboot45
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* BigBad: [[spoiler: Dwayne Pipe, responsible, direct or indirect, of most of all the bad things which happen to Alan Probe]]
** [[spoiler: Hubris, Dwayne's Clone-Son...Thing, [[LikeFatherLikeSon takes Dwaynes place from 3 onward]]]].

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* BigBad: [[spoiler: Dwayne Pipe, responsible, direct or indirect, of most of all the bad things which happen to Alan Probe]]
Probe.]]
** [[spoiler: Hubris, Dwayne's Clone-Son...Thing, [[LikeFatherLikeSon takes Dwaynes Dwayne's place from 3 onward]]]].
15th Feb '17 10:08:25 AM Spinycemb
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Added DiffLines:

* PunnyName: Doctor I. Bleed, Lumbar Jack, Ophelia Payne, and the list goes on.
18th Jan '17 4:24:00 AM Benbeasted
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Added DiffLines:

* TheFaceless: Your partner, Ted Rando, has never been seen without a mask and is reported to not know what his own face looks like.
* FormallyNamedPet: Bug-Eater Peter's pet komodo dragon is known as "Mister Caruthers."
** One of your partners, a cat, is called "Lord Meowington."
1st Jan '17 5:05:07 AM Matrix4767
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* MadDoctor: Alan is pretty much a good guy version of this by the second game. [[spoiler: Dwayne Pipe plays this straight as he poisons his victims.

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* MadDoctor: Alan is pretty much a good guy version of this by the second game. [[spoiler: Dwayne Pipe plays this straight as he poisons his victims.]]
30th Dec '16 6:53:22 AM Benbeasted
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** The fourth game has all the surgeries from the previous games and is a due to Dr. Bleed reliving Alan's and Ophelia's memories.



** The fourth game tries its best to [[AvertedTrope avert this]], by making all the surgeries more straightforward. They even outright removed the "Napoleon" mission. The only missions that really require trial-and-error gameplay are those with bugs and poison.



** This applies to potential partners Chad Burnem and Iron Wang, who respectively use a flamethrower and a clothes iron.



* MadDoctor: Alan is pretty much a good guy version of this by the second game.

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* MadDoctor: Alan is pretty much a good guy version of this by the second game. [[spoiler: Dwayne Pipe plays this straight as he poisons his victims.
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