History VideoGame / BlueDragon

21st Jul '16 11:42:21 AM Ferot_Dreadnaught
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* SortingAlgorithmOfEvil: In the first game, Nene sends progressively stronger [[MechaMook Mecha Robos]] at the heroes, making one wonder why he didn't just ''start'' with these stronger Robos at the outset. [[spoiler:Then he reveals his [[DangerouslyGenreSavvy scheme]] at the end of Disc 2, justifying this trope.]]

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* SortingAlgorithmOfEvil: In the first game, Nene sends progressively stronger [[MechaMook Mecha Robos]] at the heroes, making one wonder why he didn't just ''start'' with these stronger Robos at the outset. [[spoiler:Then he reveals his [[DangerouslyGenreSavvy scheme]] scheme at the end of Disc 2, justifying this trope.]]
26th Jun '16 2:30:44 PM nombretomado
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** Nene is also more or less one of King Piccolo from DragonBall.

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** Nene is also more or less one of King Piccolo from DragonBall.''Anime/DragonBallZ''.
29th May '16 10:53:19 AM Kytseo
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* ShoutOut: Zola's Killer Bat makes one to ''Franchise/DragonBall'' during their LimitBreak. You'd expect it to look more like its namesake, but instead Killer Bat turns out to be a giant, white, tailed ape (with Bat's head and wings) that attacks by firing energy beams at the foe, not unlike Vegeta's giant ape form in ''Manga/DragonBallZ''.

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Zola's Killer Bat makes one to ''Franchise/DragonBall'' during their LimitBreak. You'd expect it to look more like its namesake, but instead Killer Bat turns out to be a giant, white, tailed ape (with Bat's head and wings) that attacks by firing energy beams at the foe, not unlike Vegeta's giant ape form in ''Manga/DragonBallZ''.''Manga/DragonBallZ''.
** Let's face it, in a broad sense, the shadows are basically [[Manga/JoJosBizarreAdventure Stands]].
9th Mar '15 3:29:48 PM 5benfive5
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* {{Bowdlerization}}: Done in the US version of the anime, regarding Bouquet, most likely because of her age. Remember girls: If you're under eighteen and your breasts are too big, you aren't allowed to have them!

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* {{Bowdlerization}}: Done in the US version of the anime, regarding Bouquet, most likely because of her age. Remember girls: If you're under eighteen and your breasts are too big, you aren't allowed to have them!



* CensorBox : [[GagBoobs Bouquet's]] blue "dressing" in the anime dub. Audiences are not pleased.

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* CensorBox : [[GagBoobs Bouquet's]] blue "dressing" in the anime dub. Audiences are not pleased.
6th Mar '15 3:52:53 PM Customer
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* SortingAlgorithmOfEvil: Whenever you beat up Nene, he comes back with better Mecha Robos.

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* SortingAlgorithmOfEvil: Whenever you beat up Nene, he comes back with better In the first game, Nene sends progressively stronger [[MechaMook Mecha Robos.Robos]] at the heroes, making one wonder why he didn't just ''start'' with these stronger Robos at the outset. [[spoiler:Then he reveals his [[DangerouslyGenreSavvy scheme]] at the end of Disc 2, justifying this trope.]]



* TookALevelInBadass: Quite a lot of the characters. Most notably [[spoiler:Nene when he manages to cure his illness.]]

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* TookALevelInBadass: Quite a lot Essentially, all of the characters.Shadow Wielders. Most notably [[spoiler:Nene when he manages to cure his illness.]]


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* UnwinnableByMistake: Depending on what you're doing and what file you use, it's possible to become stuck on a NewGamePlus file pretty easily. Early in the game, right after the Land Shark attack, you end up in the NoobCave. In order to proceed, you're supposed to kill the Poo Snakes and loot their treasures, which will spawn a new treasure that continues the game after opening. However, depending on the save you used for New Game Plus, it's actually possible to have the maximum amount of items on you before this, making it impossible to loot the chests and continue the game, thanks to the fact that you also can't ''drop'' excess items from your inventory, you can only sell them. Better hope you didn't save over the file used to start New Game Plus and/or have a save set before you started killing the Poo Snakes...[[note]]Since you either need to use an item to attack them (Thorn Grass) or to let them hit you so you can waste a few healing items (Medicine and Light Crystals) so you can pick up the treasure in the chests.[[/note]]
18th Feb '15 4:19:57 PM Stratelier
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* MediumAwareness: [[spoiler:Nene]] is GenreSavvy enough to [[spoiler:trick you into spending the first two discs of the game LevelGrinding his Shadow for him]].
18th Feb '15 4:16:07 PM Stratelier
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* PointOfNoReturn: In the first game, when attempting to pursue Nene after he burrowed his fortress deep into the earth, you get a cutscene, Zola and Jiro both warning you that it's probably a one-way ticket, a chance to save your game, and a final yes/no confirmation before you proceed to the endgame area ... which [[SubvertedTrope includes a dimensional portal so you can enter/leave it at will]].
16th Feb '15 4:08:33 PM Customer
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* AlternateContinuity: For the anime, the characters' appearances are mostly the same as they are in the game, except for small details like Jiro's hair being gray instead of black, if not much else... The entire story almost completely different from the one in the games, with many changes to the first game's base plot of "Nene terrorizes the world's towns for his own amusement" (for example, unlike the games, Shu and Jiro ''aren't'' childhood friends, starting off as rivals as soon as they meet, Zola is introduced almost immediately instead of midway through the plot, and Nene's army includes human soldiers).

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* AlternateContinuity: For the anime, the characters' appearances are mostly the same as they are in the game, except for small details like Jiro's hair being gray instead of black, if not much else... The entire story is almost completely different from the one in the games, with many changes to the first game's base plot of "Nene terrorizes the world's towns for his own amusement" (for example, unlike the games, Shu and Jiro ''aren't'' childhood friends, starting off as rivals as soon as they meet, Zola is introduced almost immediately instead of midway through the plot, and Nene's army includes human soldiers).
16th Feb '15 2:29:08 PM Customer
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* AllThereInTheManual: The Monster and Item Records that can be perused in the first game's Item menu hold a lot information and world lore that otherwise isn't mentioned elsewhere in the game.



* FaceHeelTurn: [[spoiler:Zola turns out to be the villain in the anime, although [[DemonicPossession not by her own volition...]]

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* FaceHeelTurn: [[spoiler:Zola turns out to be the villain in the anime, although [[DemonicPossession not by her own volition...]]]]]]
16th Feb '15 10:47:50 AM Customer
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** ALoadOfBull: Jiro's Minotaur, which is oddly frail-looking for a minotaur (at least until Jiro gains his Limit Break). In ''Awakened Shadow'', the Minotaur has the physique of a normal bull.
** InstantAwesomeJustAddDragons: Shu's Shadow, the titular Blue Dragon (simply called "Dragon" in-game). Incidentally, King Jibral also has a Dragon Shadow in later games, although it happens to based on Eastern dragons rather than Western ones. [[spoiler:Nene's Shadow is also a sort of dragon.]]
** NobleBirdOfPrey: Kluke's Phoenix has barrier powers. It's played up like a GuardianEntity and powerful enough to defend against the BigBad.
** PantheraAwesome: Maro's Saber-toothed Tiger.

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** ALoadOfBull: Jiro's Minotaur, which is oddly frail-looking for a minotaur (at least until Jiro gains his Limit Break).Break), possibly to reference its initial role as the WhiteMage of the group. In ''Awakened Shadow'', the Minotaur has the physique of a normal bull.
** InstantAwesomeJustAddDragons: Shu's Shadow, the titular Blue Dragon (simply called "Dragon" in-game). Incidentally, King Jibral also has a Dragon dragon-like Shadow in later games, although it happens to based on Eastern dragons rather than Western ones.ones (though its name is Kirin, like the horse-dragon creature of myth). [[spoiler:Nene's Shadow is also a sort of dragon.]]
** NobleBirdOfPrey: Kluke's Phoenix. It starts off as a BlackMage in the games and is better suited for magical roles than physical ones. In the anime, Phoenix has barrier powers. It's played up like a GuardianEntity and powerful enough to defend against the BigBad.
** PantheraAwesome: Maro's Saber-toothed Tiger.Saber-Tooth/Tiger. Starts off in the Monk class and takes to that class and the Guardian class particularly well.



* OlderThanTheyLook: The characters (except Zola, and possibly Marumaro) are all in their teens (between 14 and 16),



* ShoutOut: Zola's Killer Bat makes one to ''Franchise/DragonBall'' during their LimitBreak. You'd expect it to look more like its namesake, but instead Killer Bat turns out to be a giant, white, tailed ape (with Bat's head and wings) that attacks by firing energy beams at the foe, not unlike not unlike Vegeta's giant ape form in ''Manga/DragonBallZ''.

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* ShoutOut: Zola's Killer Bat makes one to ''Franchise/DragonBall'' during their LimitBreak. You'd expect it to look more like its namesake, but instead Killer Bat turns out to be a giant, white, tailed ape (with Bat's head and wings) that attacks by firing energy beams at the foe, not unlike not unlike Vegeta's giant ape form in ''Manga/DragonBallZ''.



** The closest the games come to referencing Bouquet is in ''Awakened Shadow'', where you can make a female PC with Bouquet's hairstyle and eyes (both the default choices when starting a new game, although the hairstyle has some slight differences and the eyes are blue rather than purple).

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** The closest the games come to referencing Bouquet is in ''Awakened Shadow'', where you can make a female PC with Bouquet's hairstyle and eyes (both the default choices when starting a new game, although the hairstyle has some slight differences and the eyes are blue rather than aren't purple).



** Incidentally, the anime sequel, taking place two years after the end of the first, gives Bouquet a ''slightly'' more modest attire that covers her chest more.

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** Incidentally, the anime sequel, taking place two years after the end of the first, sequel gives Bouquet a ''slightly'' more modest attire that covers her chest more.more, while simultaneously revealing her midriff.
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