History VideoGame / ArxFatalis

4th Aug '16 5:27:12 PM supergod
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* DropInNemesis: [[spoiler: In dwarven mines you are hunted by Black Beast, a {{Nigh Invulnerab|ility}}le OneHitKill MightyGlacier PuzzleBoss. You have to activate a steam hammer, lure the beast under it by whatever means and smash it. This, howewer, just slows it down, but now you can move into other room and throw a lever, which releases another lever, which, it turn, opens the LavaPit so you can lure the monster there. Hell, Black Beast is so slow, so why bother with whole hammer thing? Let's go for the lava already! Well, go and try. Once you throw the lever, the damn creature starts ''running'', effectively going {{Nigh Invulnerab|ility}}le OneHitKill LightningBruiser. Naturally, [[OhCrap your chances of survival plummet]].]] Also, see KarmicDeath below.

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* DropInNemesis: [[spoiler: In dwarven mines you are hunted by Black Beast, a {{Nigh Invulnerab|ility}}le OneHitKill MightyGlacier PuzzleBoss. You have to activate a steam hammer, lure the beast under it by whatever means and smash it. This, howewer, just slows it down, but now you can move into other room and throw a lever, which releases another lever, which, it turn, opens the LavaPit so you can lure the monster there. Hell, Black Beast is so slow, so why bother with whole hammer thing? Let's go for the lava already! Well, go and try. Once you throw the lever, the damn creature starts ''running'', effectively going {{Nigh Invulnerab|ility}}le OneHitKill LightningBruiser. Naturally, [[OhCrap your chances of survival plummet]].]] Also, see KarmicDeath below.]]



* KarmicDeath: [
** [spoiler: The key for the outer world door is possessed by King Lunshire and can't be stolen. Opening the door is completely unnesessary and has no quest related, so in order to open it you must murder the king (who is actually nice and tragic person) to satisfy your curiosity. However, if you open the door, a powerful gust of wind [[NonStandardGameOver freezes you solid]] and dead.]]

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* KarmicDeath: [
KarmicDeath:
** [spoiler: [[spoiler: The key for the outer world door is possessed by King Lunshire and can't be stolen. Opening the door is completely unnesessary and has no quest related, so in order to open it you must murder the king (who is actually nice and tragic person) to satisfy your curiosity. However, if you open the door, a powerful gust of wind [[NonStandardGameOver freezes you solid]] and dead.]]



* MamaBear / PapaWolf: The dragon, exact gender unknown. Subverted as it can sell one his egg to the PC. Double subverted as it knows it's necessary for saving the world and at least wants a compensation for such a sacrifice.

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* MamaBear / PapaWolf: MamaBear: The dragon, exact gender unknown. Subverted as it can sell one his egg of its eggs to the PC. Double subverted as it knows it's necessary for saving the world and at least wants a compensation for such a sacrifice.



* NobodyPoops: Averted. Alotar, the king of goblins, shouldn't drink wine, as his stomack can't hold it. So, in order to get him out of his locked trone room, you douse his dinner with wine, and HilarityEnsues.

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* NobodyPoops: Averted.
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Alotar, the king of goblins, shouldn't drink wine, as his stomack stomach can't hold it. So, in order to get him out of his locked trone room, you douse his dinner with wine, and HilarityEnsues.



* PuzzleBoss: [[spoiler: Black Beast.]]

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* %% PuzzleBoss: [[spoiler: Black Beast.]]



* ShouldersOfDoom: Ylside armor.

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* %% ShouldersOfDoom: Ylside armor.



* WellIntentionedExtremist: [[spoiler: [[BigBad Iserbius]] genuinely believes that [[GreaterScopeVillain Akbaa]] will bring the sun back.]]
** [[spoiler:Also, Captain Carlo, who assassinated the queen because he suspected her in a conspiracy against the king, but could not tell the latter, knowing it would break his heart.]]

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* WellIntentionedExtremist: WellIntentionedExtremist:
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[[spoiler: [[BigBad Iserbius]] genuinely believes that [[GreaterScopeVillain Akbaa]] will bring the sun back.]]
** [[spoiler:Also, [[spoiler: Captain Carlo, who assassinated the queen because he suspected her in a conspiracy against the king, but could not tell the latter, knowing it would break his heart.]]
4th Aug '16 5:22:45 PM supergod
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* AmnesiacHero

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* %% AmnesiacHero



* BalefulPolymorph: Lord Inut.

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* %% BalefulPolymorph: Lord Inut.



* BodyHorror: [[spoiler:Akbaa at the end of the game.]]

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* %% BodyHorror: [[spoiler:Akbaa at the end of the game.]]



* EnergyBeing: [[spoiler:Guardians while in Noden]].

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* %% EnergyBeing: [[spoiler:Guardians while in Noden]].



* FeigningIntelligence: Goblins. ''All'' goblins, every time. And it's charming.
* FungusHumongous: In the Rat Men level.

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* %% FeigningIntelligence: Goblins. ''All'' goblins, every time. And it's charming.
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FungusHumongous: In the Rat Men level.



* GridInventory / InventoryManagementPuzzle

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* GridInventory / InventoryManagementPuzzle%% GridInventory



* ItemCrafting

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* %% InventoryManagementPuzzle
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* KarmicDeath: [[spoiler: The key for the outer world door is possessed by King Lunshire and can't be stolen. Opening the door is completely unnesessary and has no quest related, so in order to open it you must murder the king (who is actually nice and tragic person) to satisfy your curiosity. However, if you open the door, a powerful gust of wind [[NonStandardGameOver freezes you solid]] and dead.]]

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* KarmicDeath: [[spoiler: [
** [spoiler:
The key for the outer world door is possessed by King Lunshire and can't be stolen. Opening the door is completely unnesessary and has no quest related, so in order to open it you must murder the king (who is actually nice and tragic person) to satisfy your curiosity. However, if you open the door, a powerful gust of wind [[NonStandardGameOver freezes you solid]] and dead.]]



* TheUnintelligible: The Ratmen.

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* %% TheUnintelligible: The Ratmen.
4th Aug '16 5:20:34 PM supergod
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* [[spoiler: BittersweetEnding: Everything seems to be okay, Akbaa is banished forever, his cult is wrecked and beheaded, king Lunshire meets his long-lost daughter and "rebels", who turn to be her protectors, probably will rejoin Arx kingdom... but they are still forced to live underground and neither the Am Shaegar nor Noden have power to bring the sun back to Arx. ]]

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* [[spoiler: BittersweetEnding: [[spoiler: Everything seems to be okay, Akbaa is banished forever, his cult is wrecked and beheaded, king Lunshire meets his long-lost daughter and "rebels", who turn to be her protectors, probably will rejoin Arx kingdom... but they are still forced to live underground and neither the Am Shaegar nor Noden have power to bring the sun back to Arx. ]]



* FakeDifficulty / AcceptableBreaksFromReality: Lampshaded beautifully and justified by the dragon, who goes on a speech about this being Am Shaegar's powers and limitations due to him being a [[spoiler: Guardian from another world]]. According to dragon, what we see as SaveScumming is some TimeTravel realted power which allows the [[spoiler:Guardian]] to foresee potentionally dangerous situations.
4th Aug '16 5:17:58 PM supergod
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* GuideDangIt: Some of the actions you must make to progress have incredibly vague hints, or almost none at all.
1st Jun '16 9:32:24 PM 43110
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* WellIntentionedExtremist: [[spoiler: [[BigBad Iserbius]] genuinely believes that [[BiggerBad Akbaa]] will bring the sun back.]]

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* WellIntentionedExtremist: [[spoiler: [[BigBad Iserbius]] genuinely believes that [[BiggerBad [[GreaterScopeVillain Akbaa]] will bring the sun back.]]
17th Nov '15 2:19:13 AM demonfiren
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* BanditMook: Ratmen can steal your money diring a fight.

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* BanditMook: Ratmen can steal your money diring during a fight.
7th Jul '15 11:56:50 PM timotaka
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* ApocalypseHow: A bit of a strange example as, while the sun burning out has caused somewhat of an apocalypse, most have survived it. Also [[spoiler: the ending suggests there is hope of moving back to the surface in the future]].

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* ApocalypseHow: A bit of a strange example as, while the sun burning out has caused somewhat of an apocalypse, most have survived it. Also [[spoiler: the ending suggests there is hope of moving back to the surface in the future]].future, as it shows the sun is not in fact out, but merely obscured by a cloud of dust in space]].



* [[spoiler: BittersweetEnding: Everything seems to be okay, Akbaa is banished forever, his cult is wrecked and beheaded, king Lunshire meets his long-lost daughter and "rebels", who turn to be her protectors, probably will rejoin Arx kingdom... but they are still forced to live underground and neither the Am Shaegar nor Noden have power to bring the sun back to Arx.]]

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* [[spoiler: BittersweetEnding: Everything seems to be okay, Akbaa is banished forever, his cult is wrecked and beheaded, king Lunshire meets his long-lost daughter and "rebels", who turn to be her protectors, probably will rejoin Arx kingdom... but they are still forced to live underground and neither the Am Shaegar nor Noden have power to bring the sun back to Arx. ]]
3rd Jul '15 4:19:52 PM Vios
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* {{BFS}}: [[spoiler: Inut's Giant Magic Sword.]] A lessser one is Giant Slayer blade. They, however, require a great strength to use.

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* {{BFS}}: [[spoiler: Inut's Giant Magic Sword.]] A lessser lesser one is Giant Slayer blade. They, however, require a great strength to use.
15th Jun '15 5:37:08 AM YoKab
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''Arx Fatalis'' made by Arkane Studios, is a first person WesternRPG that was intended as a SpiritualSuccessor to the ''VideoGame/UltimaUnderworld'' series, and has become [[SugarWiki/NeedsMoreLove somewhat]] of a CultClassic.

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''Arx Fatalis'' Fatalis'', made by Arkane Studios, Creator/ArkaneStudios, is a first person WesternRPG that was intended as a SpiritualSuccessor to the ''VideoGame/UltimaUnderworld'' series, and has become [[SugarWiki/NeedsMoreLove somewhat]] of a CultClassic.
20th Mar '15 11:54:36 AM Phonoscene
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* AdiposeRex: Just take a look at the Goblin King's belly, seriously take a look at it. He sure loves his pies.



* AllJustADream: [[spoiler: The most frightening scene in the game involves Alia and Am Shaegar sitting on the bed (possibly after a sexual intercourse). Camera cuts to Alia's face, which suddenly transforms into ghoul-like creature from the crypt. The next second the scene repeats itsels, but without her transformation.]]

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* AllJustADream: [[spoiler: The most frightening scene in the game involves Alia and Am Shaegar Shagar sitting on the bed (possibly after a sexual intercourse). Camera cuts to Alia's face, which suddenly transforms into ghoul-like creature from the crypt. The next second the scene repeats itsels, itself, but without her transformation.]]
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