History VideoGame / GrimFandango

21st Oct '17 12:05:06 AM PaulA
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* GratuitousForeignLanguage: Numerous minor characters tend to alternate languages.
-->'''Roulette Croupier:''' Mesdames et Messieurs, faites vos jeux s'il vous plaît. Ladies and Gentlemen, please place your bets.



* PercussivePrevention: [[spoiler:Meche]] throwing a champagne bottle at Manny to stop him from
boarding the ship.
* PoirotSpeak: Manny, being from Central/South America, occasionally di0ps into Spanish mid conversation for every other word. In Year 4, Manny even exclaims ''[[AsLongAsItSoundsForeign "¡Ay chihuahua!"]]'' twice in one scene.
** GratuitousForeignLanguage: Numerous minor characters tend to alternate languages.
-->'''Roulette Croupier''': Mesdames et Messieurs, faites vos jeux s'il vous plaît. Ladies and Gentlemen, please place your bets.

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* PercussivePrevention: [[spoiler:Meche]] throwing a champagne bottle at Manny to stop him from
from boarding the ship.
* PoirotSpeak: Manny, being from Central/South America, occasionally di0ps dips into Spanish mid conversation for every other word. In Year 4, Manny even exclaims ''[[AsLongAsItSoundsForeign "¡Ay chihuahua!"]]'' twice in one scene.
** GratuitousForeignLanguage: Numerous minor characters tend to alternate languages.
-->'''Roulette Croupier''': Mesdames et Messieurs, faites vos jeux s'il vous plaît. Ladies and Gentlemen, please place your bets.
scene.
31st Aug '17 7:15:39 AM starofjusticev21
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31st Aug '17 7:15:38 AM starofjusticev21
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* WorldOfSnark: Possibly the most {{Justified}} example in history: Everybody's dead.

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* WorldOfSnark: Possibly the most {{Justified}} example in history: Everybody's dead.dead, and the game takes place in what's basically Purgatory.
28th Aug '17 12:18:53 PM rjd1922
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* SlippingAMickey: Manny does this to a sailor in order to prevent him from showing up for work. Interestingly, while this ''does'' knock him out, just having him unconscious doesn't accomplish the goal, requiring some extra plotting.

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* SlippingAMickey: Manny does this to a sailor Naranja in order to prevent him from showing up for work. Interestingly, while this ''does'' knock him out, just having him unconscious doesn't accomplish the goal, requiring some extra plotting.
7th Aug '17 10:06:07 AM Someoneman
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* GrievousBottleyHarm[=/=]PercussivePrevention: In Year 2, [[spoiler:Meche]] ruins Manny's chance of getting on board the ship she is leaving on by throwing a bottle at him. When the two are reunited a year later, Manny can't resist commenting on that:

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* GrievousBottleyHarm[=/=]PercussivePrevention: GrievousBottleyHarm: In Year 2, [[spoiler:Meche]] ruins Manny's chance of getting on board the ship she is leaving on by throwing a bottle at him. When the two are reunited a year later, Manny can't resist commenting on that:



* [[ItsAlwaysMardiGrasInNewOrleans It's Always The Day Of The Dead In Mexico]]: The game is based on Central/South American mythology, and all the gameplay takes place during four consecutive annual Dia de los Muertos.

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* [[ItsAlwaysMardiGrasInNewOrleans It's Always The Day Of The Dead In Mexico]]: ItsAlwaysMardiGrasInNewOrleans: The game is based on Central/South American mythology, and all the gameplay takes place during four consecutive annual Dia de los Muertos.



* PoirotSpeak: Manny, being from Central/South America, occasionally dips into Spanish mid conversation for every other word. In Year 4, Manny even exclaims ''[[AsLongAsItSoundsForeign "¡Ay chihuahua!"]]'' twice in one scene.

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* PercussivePrevention: [[spoiler:Meche]] throwing a champagne bottle at Manny to stop him from
boarding the ship.
* PoirotSpeak: Manny, being from Central/South America, occasionally dips di0ps into Spanish mid conversation for every other word. In Year 4, Manny even exclaims ''[[AsLongAsItSoundsForeign "¡Ay chihuahua!"]]'' twice in one scene.
31st Jul '17 12:21:54 PM LemonsDoki
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* AcidTripDimension: The World of the Living(!)

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* AcidTripDimension: The World of the Living(!)Living is animated in a paper-cut out style rather than 3D, to illustrate how alien it is to Manny now that he's dead.
2nd Jul '17 9:37:56 AM rjd1922
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* FriendlyEnemies: Manny gets along quite well with Maximino in Year 2, considering they're in competition for Rubacava's gambling business and Max is heavily implied to be an associate of the BigBad. Max even lets Glottis drive the Bone Wagon around his racetrack once a week, [[spoiler:which, considering what happens in Year 4, actually saved his life.]]

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* FriendlyEnemies: Manny gets along quite well with Maximino in Year 2, considering they're in competition for Rubacava's gambling business and Max is heavily implied to be an associate underling of the BigBad.[[BigBad Hector LeMans]]. Max even lets Glottis drive the Bone Wagon around his racetrack once a week, [[spoiler:which, considering what happens in Year 4, actually saved his life.]]
12th Jun '17 5:58:43 AM Piterpicher
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* DVDCommentary: The Remastered version contains "commentary nodes" similar to games by ValveSoftware, where the player can hear Tim Schafer and company discussing the history and inspirations for the game.

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* DVDCommentary: The Remastered version contains "commentary nodes" similar to games by ValveSoftware, Creator/ValveSoftware, where the player can hear Tim Schafer and company discussing the history and inspirations for the game.
2nd Apr '17 3:50:24 PM DustSnitch
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** "Calavera" means skull, and refers to sugar treats made for the Day of the Dead as well as other associated art. Also, Manuel is a variant of [[{{Jesus}} Emmanuel]], and while [[LovableRogue Manny]] isn't exactly a MessianicArchetype, he does eventually save [[spoiler:countless souls from an eternity away from heaven]].

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** "Calavera" means skull, and refers to sugar treats made for the Day of the Dead as well as other associated art. Also, Manuel is a variant of [[{{Jesus}} [[UsefulNotes/{{Jesus}} Emmanuel]], and while [[LovableRogue Manny]] isn't exactly a MessianicArchetype, he does eventually save [[spoiler:countless souls from an eternity away from heaven]].
16th Feb '17 9:39:11 AM ActualScientist
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* SuspiciouslySpecificDenial: When Manny first asks Glottis if ''he'' could be his chauffeur, Glottis lights up exclaiming "Oh!", then immediately stamps down his enthusiasm, quickly denying, "No! No no no no no no no..."
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