History VideoGame / FantasyQuest

4th Oct '13 8:50:00 AM cyberlieutenant
Is there an issue? Send a Message
* SelfDeprecation: The second game, written well over a decade after the original and with the benefit of hindsight, mocks a number of the unlikely or unexplained aspects of the original.

* YourPrincessIsInAnotherCastle: Quite literally.
to:
* YourPrincessIsInAnotherCastle: Quite literally.
17th Mar '12 8:48:12 PM Futekisetsu
Is there an issue? Send a Message
Added DiffLines:
* FluffyTheTerrible: The angry dwarf's name is Mr. Snorri "Fruitloop" Throfssonsson
12th Mar '12 2:32:02 AM troacctid
Is there an issue? Send a Message
* ArtifactOfDoom - Parodied with the Golden Cufflink of Fire. * BalefulPolymorph - Than dog you kept throwing a stick at? Turns out it's a guy under a curse, and he calls you an asshole for not helping him sooner. * BrokenBridge - Most puzzles take this form, including one that's a literal broken bridge. (In the sequel, a modern suspension bridge has replaced it.) * ButtMonkey - The poor Indian Runs-With-Scissors. It starts with a single injury that you heal. A later one needs a unicorn's help. It turns out that he suffers 34 injuries a year simply by sitting in the open and now faces false insurance fraud charges. * CoolCrown - Despite the crown's magic properties, the game just says, "All right. You got the 'Crown of Destiny' or something. Happy?" * CrouchingMoronHiddenBadass - Hes Ahkia. * {{Curse}}, CurseEscapeClause - In the first game, you meet a dog. It's not till the second, set 20 years later, that you learn he's a cursed man, and if you only fed him right off, you would have broken the curse. * EverythingsEvenWorseWithSharks - The shark's presence and attack is as random as can be. * FortuneTeller - The Soothsayer, who demands gold for any assistance. She's back in the second game, this time demanding even more gold and gleefully lampshading her general uselessness.
to:
* ArtifactOfDoom - ArtifactOfDoom: Parodied with the Golden Cufflink of Fire. * BalefulPolymorph - BalefulPolymorph: Than dog you kept throwing a stick at? Turns out it's a guy under a curse, and he calls you an asshole for not helping him sooner. * BrokenBridge - BrokenBridge: Most puzzles take this form, including one that's a literal broken bridge. (In the sequel, a modern suspension bridge has replaced it.) * ButtMonkey - ButtMonkey: The poor Indian Runs-With-Scissors. It starts with a single injury that you heal. A later one needs a unicorn's help. It turns out that he suffers 34 injuries a year simply by sitting in the open and now faces false insurance fraud charges. * CoolCrown - CoolCrown: Despite the crown's magic properties, the game just says, "All right. You got the 'Crown of Destiny' or something. Happy?" * CrouchingMoronHiddenBadass - CrouchingMoronHiddenBadass: Hes Ahkia. * {{Curse}}, CurseEscapeClause - CurseEscapeClause: In the first game, you meet a dog. It's not till the second, set 20 years later, that you learn he's a cursed man, and if you only fed him right off, you would have broken the curse. * EverythingsEvenWorseWithSharks - EverythingsEvenWorseWithSharks: The shark's presence and attack is as random as can be. * FortuneTeller - FortuneTeller: The Soothsayer, who demands gold for any assistance. She's back in the second game, this time demanding even more gold and gleefully lampshading her general uselessness.

* KillerRabbit - The gigantic bunny rabbit, who's even more powerful than the gigantic black cat. You later have to fight the carnivorous giraffe! * KleptomaniacHero - The other people in the land interpret your actions as a wide-scale theft spree. * ALoadOfBull - When you enter the volcano, you come face to horns with a monster and cant leave till you've taken him down. * MagicalLand - It's the "magical land of Fantasy"! No word on just how you got there or exactly where you go afterward. * NiceJobBreakingItHero - Apparently, the sweet girl you let out of prison is an insane killer who will return to evil. * NoodleIncident - Millie the Silly's "Baconslicer Incident." * RiddlingSphinx - A Sphinx asks you a riddle. Unless you're playing the original, console game, you get to choose your answer from a list, so this is one of the game's easiest portions. * SadClown - The poor guy has no nose! * SaveThePrincess - The synopsis itself promises a subversion. * SchmuckBait - Some of the suicidal options. * SesquipedalianLoquaciousness - "It has fallen upon you to find this evil overlord, absquatulate with the Golden Cufflink of Fire..." * ShopKeeper - The sweet old owner of the general store. He can't possibly be hiding anything, can he? * ThePasswordIsAlwaysSwordfish - Probably shouldn't leave those passwords on notes nailed to trees. * TooDumbToLive - You, if you choose. "Bang your head on the rocks"? Yeah, sure. * {{Unicorn}} - It heals. And it loves carrots. * [[YouKilledMyFather You Killed My Husband]] - Says the vampire's wife, twenty years after you kill him. * YourPrincessIsInAnotherCastle - Quite literally.
to:
* KillerRabbit - KillerRabbit: The gigantic bunny rabbit, who's even more powerful than the gigantic black cat. You later have to fight the carnivorous giraffe! * KleptomaniacHero - KleptomaniacHero: The other people in the land interpret your actions as a wide-scale theft spree. * ALoadOfBull - ALoadOfBull: When you enter the volcano, you come face to horns with a monster and cant leave till you've taken him down. * MagicalLand - MagicalLand: It's the "magical land of Fantasy"! No word on just how you got there or exactly where you go afterward. * NiceJobBreakingItHero - NiceJobBreakingItHero: Apparently, the sweet girl you let out of prison is an insane killer who will return to evil. * NoodleIncident - NoodleIncident: Millie the Silly's "Baconslicer Incident." * RiddlingSphinx - RiddlingSphinx: A Sphinx asks you a riddle. Unless you're playing the original, console game, you get to choose your answer from a list, so this is one of the game's easiest portions. * SadClown - SadClown: The poor guy has no nose! * SaveThePrincess - SaveThePrincess: The synopsis itself promises a subversion. * SchmuckBait - SchmuckBait: Some of the suicidal options. * SesquipedalianLoquaciousness - SesquipedalianLoquaciousness: "It has fallen upon you to find this evil overlord, absquatulate with the Golden Cufflink of Fire..." * ShopKeeper - ShopKeeper: The sweet old owner of the general store. He can't possibly be hiding anything, can he? * ThePasswordIsAlwaysSwordfish - ThePasswordIsAlwaysSwordfish: Probably shouldn't leave those passwords on notes nailed to trees. * TooDumbToLive - TooDumbToLive: You, if you choose. "Bang your head on the rocks"? Yeah, sure. * {{Unicorn}} - {{Unicorn}}: It heals. And it loves carrots. * [[YouKilledMyFather You Killed My Husband]] - Husband]]: Says the vampire's wife, twenty years after you kill him. * YourPrincessIsInAnotherCastle - YourPrincessIsInAnotherCastle: Quite literally.
12th Mar '12 2:31:15 AM troacctid
Is there an issue? Send a Message
* RiddleMeThis - A Sphinx asks you a riddle (though not the RiddleOfTheSphinx). Unless you're playing the original, console game, you get to choose your answer from a list, so this is one of the game's easiest portions.
to:
* RiddleMeThis RiddlingSphinx - A Sphinx asks you a riddle (though not the RiddleOfTheSphinx).riddle. Unless you're playing the original, console game, you get to choose your answer from a list, so this is one of the game's easiest portions.

* YourPrincessIsInAnotherCastle - Quite literally.
to:
* YourPrincessIsInAnotherCastle - Quite literally.
8th Feb '12 11:43:05 AM Routerie
Is there an issue? Send a Message
Added DiffLines:
* HeroicFantasy
8th Feb '12 11:41:43 AM Routerie
Is there an issue? Send a Message
Added DiffLines:
* MagicalLand - It's the "magical land of Fantasy"! No word on just how you got there or exactly where you go afterward.
8th Feb '12 11:38:10 AM Routerie
Is there an issue? Send a Message
Added DiffLines:
* BalefulPolymorph - Than dog you kept throwing a stick at? Turns out it's a guy under a curse, and he calls you an asshole for not helping him sooner.
8th Feb '12 11:29:22 AM Routerie
Is there an issue? Send a Message
Added DiffLines:
* RiddleMeThis - A Sphinx asks you a riddle (though not the RiddleOfTheSphinx). Unless you're playing the original, console game, you get to choose your answer from a list, so this is one of the game's easiest portions.
8th Feb '12 11:18:40 AM Routerie
Is there an issue? Send a Message
Added DiffLines:
* {{Curse}}, CurseEscapeClause - In the first game, you meet a dog. It's not till the second, set 20 years later, that you learn he's a cursed man, and if you only fed him right off, you would have broken the curse.
8th Feb '12 11:14:43 AM Routerie
Is there an issue? Send a Message
Added DiffLines:
* ALoadOfBull - When you enter the volcano, you come face to horns with a monster and cant leave till you've taken him down.
This list shows the last 10 events of 15. Show all.