History VideoGame / Insaniquarium

9th Apr '17 8:51:39 AM HTD
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* AnimalGenderBender: Gumbo the anglerfish is described as "he" despite having female-specific characteristics such as size and shape. Gumbo is also a deep-sea anglerfish (illuminated esca rather than one which looks like a worm) hence could not survive anywhere near the surface, much less in an aquarium.

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* AnimalGenderBender: Gumbo the anglerfish is described as "he" despite having female-specific characteristics such as size and shape. Gumbo is also a deep-sea anglerfish (illuminated esca rather than one which looks like a worm) hence could not survive anywhere near the surface, much less in an aquarium.



* ArtisticLicenseAnimalCare: Gumbo is a deep-sea anglerfish (illuminated esca rather than one which looks like a worm) and could not survive anywhere near the surface, much less in an aquarium.



*** [[spoiler: Averted in the final level where you can shoot Gus just fine]].



* EnemyMine: [[spoiler:Itchy and Gash will work together to kill aliens, despite Gash wanting Itchy mounted on his wall.]]
** [[spoiler: They were actually once friends but Itchy abandoned Gash. As a result, Gash became a tweener at most]].

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* EnemyMine: [[spoiler:Itchy and Gash will work together to kill aliens, despite Gash wanting Itchy mounted on his wall.]]
** [[spoiler:
They were actually once friends but Itchy abandoned Gash. As a result, Gash became a tweener at most]].



* MookChivalry[=/=]GenreBlindness: Apparently, Ulysses, the type-U alien, [[spoiler: can shoot already-lasered energy balls if he wants to, but he doesn't due to an honor code that all cyclopes share. Also, he's dumb.]]

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* MookChivalry[=/=]GenreBlindness: MookChivalry: Apparently, Ulysses, the type-U alien, [[spoiler: can shoot already-lasered energy balls if he wants to, but he doesn't due to an honor code that all cyclopes share. Also, he's dumb.]]



* ShoutOut: One species of alien is called 'Balrog', a reference to the Creator/JRRTolkien's evil [[Literature/TheLordOfTheRings humanoids]] [[Literature/TheHobbit from]] [[Literature/TheSilmarillion Middle-earth]].
** Another, Sylvester, looks like the Alien from... well... ''Franchise/{{Alien}}''

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* ShoutOut: One species of alien is called 'Balrog', a reference to the Creator/JRRTolkien's evil [[Literature/TheLordOfTheRings humanoids]] [[Literature/TheHobbit from]] [[Literature/TheSilmarillion Middle-earth]].
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Middle-earth]]. Another, Sylvester, looks like the Alien from... well... ''Franchise/{{Alien}}''
27th Mar '17 5:55:06 PM anza_sb
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[[caption-width-right:350:Feed fish and fight aliens!]]



* AlliterativeName: Some of the pets have alliterative names, like Stinky the Snail, Meryl the Mermaid, Angie the Angelfish and Stanley the Startlingly Small Sea-Serpent.



* AnimalsNotToScale: Because all of the pets are roughly the same size, some pets can be really small compared to the animal they're based on, like Wadsworth the Whale and Brinkley the Elephant. Lampshaded with Stanley the Startlingly Small Sea-Serpent.



* FishOutOfWater: Inverted. Brinkley is an elephant who lives in water, wearing a snorkel mask.



* GravityMaster: Seymour the Turtle slows down the fall of coins and food in your tank, allowing pets and fish to collect them more easily.



* KonamiCode: Used to unlock [[spoiler:Sandbox Mode]]

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* InvoluntaryShapeshifting: Presto the Tadpole can be right-clicked to make him metamorph into any of the other pets you have.
* KonamiCode: Used to unlock [[spoiler:Sandbox Mode]]Mode]].



** Meryl is a former well-known pop star; when she sings, the fish drop coins.

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** Meryl is a former well-known pop star; when she sings, the fish briefly drop more coins.



* TheScrappy[[invoked]]: In-universe example. [[spoiler: Rhubarb is considered the worst pet in the game. However, Rhubarb isn't really for the attention, he just hates when fish are at the bottom of the tank.]]



* SolidGoldPoop: The various fishes "produce" a wide range of valuables, including coins, pearls, diamonds and '' '''treasure chests''' ''.

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* SolidGoldPoop: The various fishes "produce" a wide range of valuables, including coins, pearls, diamonds and '' '''treasure chests''' ''.'''''treasure chests'''''.



* TheScrappy[[invoked]]: In-universe example. [[spoiler: Rhubarb is considered the worst pet in the game. However, Rhubarb isn't really for the attention, he just hates when fish are at the bottom of the tank.]]

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* TheScrappy[[invoked]]: In-universe example. [[spoiler: Rhubarb is considered SwallowedWhole: Wadsworth the worst pet in the game. However, Rhubarb isn't really for the attention, he just hates when fish are at the bottom of the tank.]]Whale does this to your smaller fishes to protect them during alien attacks.
31st Jan '17 3:29:39 PM Jubileus57
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* RidiculouslyCuteCritter: Many, but especially the ''adorable'' Star Catchers.
30th Jan '17 1:14:05 PM Jubileus57
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* EverythingsBetterWithPenguins: Walter the Penguin is the last bonus pet of the game. His power? Making fishes drop money and other pets use their powers by punching them... with a boxing glove that is '''''hidden in his mouth!!!'''''
29th Jan '17 2:29:49 PM Jubileus57
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* AlluringAnglerfish: Downplayed, as while Gumbo the anglerfish attracts all the guppies with his lure, it is only to lead hem away from their alien predators.

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* AlluringAnglerfish: Downplayed, as while Gumbo the anglerfish attracts all the guppies with his lure, it is only to lead hem them away from their alien predators.
29th Jan '17 2:29:17 PM Jubileus57
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* AlluringAnglerfish: Downplayed, as while Gumbo the anglerfish attracts all the guppies with his lure, it is only to lead hem away from their alien predators.


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* DeathByGluttony: Gus is an alien then is [[ImmuneToBullets immune to lasers]]. Thankfully, he loves to eat! Enough to gobble all the food the player gives him. Until he ''explodes''.


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* EnemySummoner: [[spoiler:The final boss, Cyrax, can summon all the other aliens during its fight.]]


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* GagNose: Nostradamus, one of the bonus pets, is a disembodied nose with fins. Which can sneeze to postpone alien attacks. And also drops 1$-worth snots.


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* ImmuneToBullets: Gus is the only alien that can't be hurt by lasers at all [[spoiler:(except during the final fight)]].


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* SolidGoldPoop: The various fishes "produce" a wide range of valuables, including coins, pearls, diamonds and '' '''treasure chests''' ''.
27th Jan '17 2:25:27 PM FGHIK
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* ArtisticLicenseBiology/AnimalGenderBender: Gumbo the anglerfish is described as "he" despite having female-specific characteristics such as size and shape. Gumbo is also a deep-sea anglerfish (illuminated esca rather than one which looks like a worm) hence could not survive anywhere near the surface, much less in an aquarium.

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* ArtisticLicenseBiology/AnimalGenderBender: AnimalGenderBender: Gumbo the anglerfish is described as "he" despite having female-specific characteristics such as size and shape. Gumbo is also a deep-sea anglerfish (illuminated esca rather than one which looks like a worm) hence could not survive anywhere near the surface, much less in an aquarium.
27th Jan '17 2:25:08 PM FGHIK
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* ArtisticLicenseBiology: Gumbo the anglerfish is described as "he" despite having female-specific characteristics such as size and shape. Gumbo is also a deep-sea anglerfish (illuminated esca rather than one which looks like a worm) hence could not survive anywhere near the surface, much less in an aquarium.

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* ArtisticLicenseBiology: ArtisticLicenseBiology/AnimalGenderBender: Gumbo the anglerfish is described as "he" despite having female-specific characteristics such as size and shape. Gumbo is also a deep-sea anglerfish (illuminated esca rather than one which looks like a worm) hence could not survive anywhere near the surface, much less in an aquarium.
8th Jan '17 9:55:46 AM Trueman001
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* ArtisticLicenseBiology: Gumbo the anglerfish is described as "he" despite having female-specific characteristics such as size and shape.

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* ArtisticLicenseBiology: Gumbo the anglerfish is described as "he" despite having female-specific characteristics such as size and shape. Gumbo is also a deep-sea anglerfish (illuminated esca rather than one which looks like a worm) hence could not survive anywhere near the surface, much less in an aquarium.
8th Jan '17 9:53:26 AM Trueman001
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* ArtisticLicenseBiology: Gumbo the anglerfish is described as "he" despite having female-specific characteristics such as size and shape.


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* BioluminescenceIsCool: Gumbo the anglerfish, or at any rate his -- er, her esca.
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