History VideoGame / DeadSpace3

25th Mar '17 5:48:29 AM mspears
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* WellIntentionedExtremist: General Mahad. With his expedition being constantly overrun by Necromorphs, he orders a "quarantine": destruction of ALL research materials and MURDER of all personnel. All he wanted was to made sure that Earth would never by endangered by Necromorphs. Sadly he destroyed the key of total victory over the Necromorph threat, and the concequences are severe: [[spoiler: Unitologists have the chance of awaking the Moon, which they do. Isaac and Carver manages to kill it, maybe losing their lives in doing so, but it was a close call. Also the outbreaks we see at the beginning of the game would never happen.]]

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* WellIntentionedExtremist: General Mahad. With his expedition being constantly overrun by Necromorphs, he orders a "quarantine": destruction of ALL research materials and MURDER of all personnel. All he wanted was to made sure that Earth would never by be endangered by Necromorphs. Sadly he destroyed the key of total victory over the Necromorph threat, and the concequences are severe: [[spoiler: Unitologists have the chance of awaking the Moon, which they do. Isaac and Carver manages to kill it, maybe losing their lives in doing so, but it was a close call. Also the outbreaks we see at the beginning of the game would never happen.]]
25th Mar '17 5:40:33 AM mspears
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* TheRemnant: Not every member of the Circle was at Tau Volantis during the events of the game, so a some show up late to the party during DLC materials.

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* TheRemnant: Not every member of the Circle was at Tau Volantis during the events of the game, so a some show up late to the party during DLC materials.
25th Mar '17 5:37:53 AM mspears
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* PerpetualMotionMonster: Whether it's in a DerelictGraveyard or the frozen wastes, Nercomorphs don't lose any steam after 10 thousand -- much less 200 -- years. Special mention goes to the Feeders, who have been "alive" and kicking and ''starving'' and wasting away for 200 years.

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* PerpetualMotionMonster: Whether it's in a DerelictGraveyard or the frozen wastes, Nercomorphs Necromorphs don't lose any steam after 10 thousand -- much less 200 -- years. Special mention goes to the Feeders, who have been "alive" and kicking and ''starving'' and wasting away for 200 years.
25th Mar '17 5:32:52 AM mspears
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* CutscenePowerToTheMax: One surprise intro to a boss battle has Issac whacked around by a tentacle and fall off an elevator with no health loss.

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* CutscenePowerToTheMax: One surprise intro to a boss battle has Issac Isaac whacked around by a tentacle and fall off an elevator with no health loss.



* MortonsFork: At the beginning of the game Issac can either stay on the now Necromorph infested moon and TOTALLY die, or go with two soldiers he knows nothing about on a vague mission to a completely unknown planet (which he probably assumed was, and is crawling with Necromorphs).

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* MortonsFork: At the beginning of the game Issac Isaac can either stay on the now Necromorph infested moon and TOTALLY die, or go with two soldiers he knows nothing about on a vague mission to a completely unknown planet (which he probably assumed was, and is crawling with Necromorphs).
26th Dec '16 9:11:40 AM Gregzilla
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* [[spoiler: BenevolentPrecursors: The Tau Volantis Natives left behind a pronuciation guide and a instrument so that anyone who finds the planet would be able to use the Machine.]]

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* [[spoiler: BenevolentPrecursors: The [[spoiler:The Tau Volantis Natives left behind a pronuciation guide and a instrument so that anyone who finds the planet would be able to use the Machine.]]



* [[spoiler:BittersweetEnding: Isaac and John manage to destroy the [[ThatsNoMoon giant Convergence Necromorph orbiting Tau Volantis]], stopping the Marker network's apocalypse. However, the two get caught in the resulting [[EarthShatteringKaboom cataclysm]] and are assumed dead by Ellie, who flies back to Earth. All is not lost, though, as we hear Isaac's voice after the credits, revealing that he survived the apocalypse.]]

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* [[spoiler:BittersweetEnding: Isaac BittersweetEnding: [[spoiler:Isaac and John manage to destroy the [[ThatsNoMoon giant Convergence Necromorph orbiting Tau Volantis]], stopping the Marker network's apocalypse. However, the two get caught in the resulting [[EarthShatteringKaboom cataclysm]] and are assumed dead by Ellie, who flies back to Earth. All is not lost, though, as we hear Isaac's voice after the credits, revealing that he survived the apocalypse.]]



* [[spoiler:DisneyDeath: A heart-wrenching scene occurs where Isaac is forced to leave Ellie to die in order to save himself and Carver from the same fate. Skip forward a few chapters, and she's suddenly alive to be used as a hostage by Danik with the excuse of using the delivery vent (despite the fact that the said vent ''was further away than the jump to Isaac she insisted she couldn't make'').]]

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* [[spoiler:DisneyDeath: A DisneyDeath: [[spoiler:A heart-wrenching scene occurs where Isaac is forced to leave Ellie to die in order to save himself and Carver from the same fate. Skip forward a few chapters, and she's suddenly alive to be used as a hostage by Danik with the excuse of using the delivery vent (despite the fact that the said vent ''was further away than the jump to Isaac she insisted she couldn't make'').]]



* [[spoiler:EvilOverlooker: The moon in the background of the cover of the game? It's the BiggerBad of the entire series for humanity thus far.]]

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* [[spoiler:EvilOverlooker: The EvilOverlooker: [[spoiler:The moon in the background of the cover of the game? It's the BiggerBad GreaterScopeVillain of the entire series for humanity thus far.]]



** [[spoiler: The Moon, a GeniusLoci, the FinalBoss, and the ultimate BiggerBad of the whole series, is the first thing you see when you arrive on Tau Volantis]].
*** [[spoiler: It's also the only thing on the cover besides Isaac.]]
** [[spoiler: Rosetta, an alien corpse you need to reassemble, is the creature preserved in the ice slabs in the main menu]]. The name also crops up during the very first bonus mission already, long before anyone can make head or tail of it.

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** [[spoiler: The [[spoiler:The Moon, a GeniusLoci, the FinalBoss, and the ultimate BiggerBad of the whole series, is the first thing you see when you arrive on Tau Volantis]].
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Volantis. It's also the only thing on the cover besides Isaac.]]
** [[spoiler: Rosetta, [[spoiler:Rosetta, an alien corpse you need to reassemble, is the creature preserved in the ice slabs in the main menu]]. The name also crops up during the very first bonus mission already, long before anyone can make head or tail of it.



* LovecraftLite: For all of the MindRape, all of the power, you still [[spoiler: kill a godlike alien the size of a moon, and with it most of the Necromorphs and all known Markers.]]
** [[spoiler: And then ''[[SubvertedTrope Awakened]]'' [[CosmicHorrorStory happens]]...]]

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* LovecraftLite: For all of the MindRape, all of the power, you still [[spoiler: kill a godlike alien the size of a moon, and with it most of the Necromorphs and all known Markers.]]
** [[spoiler:
And then ''[[SubvertedTrope Awakened]]'' [[CosmicHorrorStory happens]]...]]



* [[spoiler: OurMermaidsAreDifferent: An audio log states that the aliens who used to live on Tau Volantis had gills, fins, and swim bladders. They also talked through six vents in their heads.]]

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* [[spoiler: OurMermaidsAreDifferent: An [[spoiler:An audio log states that the aliens who used to live on Tau Volantis had gills, fins, and swim bladders. They also talked through six vents in their heads.]]



* [[spoiler: RightHandVersusLeftHand: Despite the cries from the Moon to turn it off, and make us whole, it cannot stop sending Necromorphs to kill Isaac and Carver.]]
* RoomFullOfCrazy: Many, everywhere the Necromorphs have been are full of deranged scribblings.
** [[spoiler: Special mention goes to the Conning Tower in which the writing was created by Tucker's paranoia about dying, and not by the Markers. Even in the Freezing Device on Tau Volantis, the walls have scribblings, but in an Alien Language.]]

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* [[spoiler: RightHandVersusLeftHand: Despite [[spoiler:Despite the cries from the Moon to turn it off, and make us whole, it cannot stop sending Necromorphs to kill Isaac and Carver.]]
* RoomFullOfCrazy: Many, everywhere the Necromorphs have been are full of deranged scribblings.
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scribblings. [[spoiler:Special mention goes to the Conning Tower in which the writing was created by Tucker's paranoia about dying, and not by the Markers. Even in the Freezing Device on Tau Volantis, the walls have scribblings, but in an Alien Language.]]



** [[spoiler: There's always someone in Isaac's party that betrays him and then gets killed shortly afterward, but this time around the gender of the traitor has been flipped]].

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** [[spoiler: There's [[spoiler:There's always someone in Isaac's party that betrays him and then gets killed shortly afterward, but this time around the gender of the traitor has been flipped]].



* [[spoiler:ThatsNoMoon: The last boss, fittingly called "the Moon".]]

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* [[spoiler:ThatsNoMoon: The ThatsNoMoon: [[spoiler:The last boss, fittingly called "the Moon".]]



* [[spoiler:ApocalypseHow: The ending implies that a Planetary Class 4 is starting to happen on ''Earth''.]]

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* [[spoiler:ApocalypseHow: The ApocalypseHow: [[spoiler:The ending implies that a Planetary Class 4 is starting to happen on ''Earth''.]]



* [[spoiler:BadMoonRising]]: Not only the name of the achievement for the completion of the DownloadableContent, but [[spoiler:it closes on the trope from an external point of view, as Isaac and Carver see that the Brother Moons ''are at Earth'']].

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* [[spoiler:BadMoonRising]]: Not BadMoonRising: [[spoiler:Not only the name of the achievement for the completion of the DownloadableContent, but [[spoiler:it it closes on the trope from an external point of view, as Isaac and Carver see that the Brother Moons ''are at Earth'']].Earth''.]]



* [[spoiler:DownerEnding[=/=]BolivianArmyEnding: Upon arriving on Earth, Isaac and Carver realize that ''the Brother Moons got there first'', and they had no time to warn anyone.]]
** [[spoiler:TheBadGuyWins: The Brother Moons have already reached Earth, and begun wiping out humanity.]]
*** [[spoiler: LeftHanging: And to top it all off? Sales of the game didn't appease EA, so a 4th game to continuie past such a downer cliffhanger is most likely not going to happen.]]

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* [[spoiler:DownerEnding[=/=]BolivianArmyEnding: Upon DownerEnding[=/=]BolivianArmyEnding: [[spoiler:Upon arriving on Earth, Isaac and Carver realize that ''the Brother Moons got there first'', and they had no time to warn anyone.]]
** [[spoiler:TheBadGuyWins: The TheBadGuyWins: [[spoiler:The Brother Moons have already reached Earth, and begun wiping out humanity.]]
*** [[spoiler: LeftHanging: And [[spoiler:And to top it all off? Sales of the game didn't appease EA, so a 4th game to continuie continue past such a downer cliffhanger is most likely not going to happen.]]



* [[spoiler:YouAreTooLate: Type 7. By the time Carver and Isaac reach Earth, the Brother Moons have already begun their genocidal consumption of Earth.]]

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* [[spoiler:YouAreTooLate: Type YouAreTooLate: [[spoiler:Type 7. By the time Carver and Isaac reach Earth, the Brother Moons have already begun their genocidal consumption of Earth.]]
25th Dec '16 8:12:08 AM Gosicrystal
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* LostForever: Annoyingly, certain weapon mods. Did you remember to make a blueprint of that limited "planet cracker" plasma cutter you just altered? Have a spare rotator cuff to rebuild it if you made a blueprint copy? ''Enjoy your weaker, smaller line gun if you don't have both.''


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* PermanentlyMissableContent: Annoyingly, certain weapon mods. Did you remember to make a blueprint of that limited "planet cracker" plasma cutter you just altered? Have a spare rotator cuff to rebuild it if you made a blueprint copy? ''Enjoy your weaker, smaller line gun if you don't have both.''
24th Dec '16 12:53:38 AM dvorak
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* LaterInstallmentWeirdness: Resource collecting, GunAccessories, having to hand-craft ammo and medkits, and shops only carrying new suits. {{Equipment Upgrade}}s are strange now too; rather than just soldering power nodes into a circuit board, you have to unlock modules, then craft a module to slot in.

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* LaterInstallmentWeirdness: Resource collecting, DesignItYourselfEquipment and GunAccessories, having to hand-craft ammo and medkits, and shops only carrying new suits. {{Equipment Upgrade}}s are strange now too; rather than just soldering power nodes into a circuit board, you have to unlock modules, then craft a module to slot in.
23rd Dec '16 12:10:28 PM dvorak
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* LateInstallmentWeirdness: Resource collecting, GunAcessories, having to hand-craft ammo and medkits, and shops only carrying new suits. {{Equipment Upgrade}}s are strange now too; rather than just soldering power nodes into a circuit board, you have to unlock modules, then craft a module to slot in.

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* LateInstallmentWeirdness: LaterInstallmentWeirdness: Resource collecting, GunAcessories, GunAccessories, having to hand-craft ammo and medkits, and shops only carrying new suits. {{Equipment Upgrade}}s are strange now too; rather than just soldering power nodes into a circuit board, you have to unlock modules, then craft a module to slot in.
23rd Dec '16 12:06:59 PM dvorak
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* LateInstallmentWeirdness: Resource collecting, GunAcessories, having to hand-craft ammo and medkits, and shops only carrying new suits. {{Equipment Upgrade}}s are strange now too; rather than just soldering power nodes into a circuit board, you have to unlock modules, then craft a module to slot in.
18th Oct '16 10:53:53 AM The_Spanish_Inquisitor
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*** The CMS ''Greely'' visited during the first side mission while in orbit is named after American polar explorer Adolphus Greely.

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*** The CMS ''Greely'' visited during the first side mission while in orbit is named after American polar explorer Adolphus Greely.Greely, whose early career was marked by the disastrous Lady Franklin Bay expedition.
*** The CMS ''Brusilov'' co-op mission is a nod to Georgy Brusilov, an Imperial Russian naval officer who had seemingly vanished during his ill-fated maritime expedition of 1912.
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