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26th Mar '17 1:31:23 PM Gosicrystal
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* LostForever: In ''Episode 3'', anything the player fails to collect in the "past" dimension in the Hark house is lost when the split party reunites back in the present. The same applies to the ArtShift levels in the bank.


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* PermanentlyMissableContent: In ''Episode 3'', anything the player fails to collect in the "past" dimension in the Hark house is lost when the split party reunites back in the present. The same applies to the ArtShift levels in the bank.
10th Feb '17 10:20:34 AM Gosicrystal
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* ByNoIMeanYes: The "urinologist" hobo doesn't want you to kill hobos... except he does.



* FiveBadBand: the Four Gods.

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* FiveBadBand: the The Four Gods.



* NoExceptYes: The "urinologist" hobo doesn't want you to kill hobos... except he does.
-->'''Urinologist''': No, I don't want you to kill the hobos. (whispers) [-Kill the hobos.-]
26th Nov '16 2:10:49 PM mlsmithca
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* TheBadGuyWins: Albeit a PyrrhicVictory. The BigBad successfully brings about the end of existence, but Gabe kills him moments afterwards, robbing him of being able to bask in his victory. Also, thanks to Tycho's planning, Anne-Claire is set to make a new existence eventually.



* BittersweetEnding:
** Partially averted, as the characters both end up in a comfortable afterlife, but allowing the destruction of the universe is generally a poor way to end a detective career.
** [[spoiler:Episode 4 is much the same. The Fourth God is destroyed, Gabe and co seem satisfied in their aferlife, and the new universe is well on its way to being formed under Anne-Claire's guidance (with the player character there for backup, apparently), but Tycho had to be killed (by ''[[KillTheOnesYouLove Moira]]'') in order to stop the Fourth God for good.]]



* TheBusCameBack: The PlayerCharacter's fate will be shown in the upcoming (and free) DLC for Episode 3, where he/she was [[SuddenSequelDeathSyndrome suddenly gone]].

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* TheBusCameBack: The PlayerCharacter's fate will be shown in the upcoming (and free) DLC for Episode 3, where he/she was [[SuddenSequelDeathSyndrome suddenly gone]].



* CliffHanger: Episode 3. While Gabe, Tycho and Doctor Blood seem to die, Moira and Jim survive, albeit banished to what looks like Hell. The final shot shows that Tycho actually survived, but seems...''off''.



* CruelAndUnusualDeath: Tycho is repeatedly thrown against a marble wall, before being torn apart, with no hope or method of resistance.



* DyingMomentOfAwesome: Gabe punches the main antagonist so much, that he fails to notice the end of the universe, before finally falling into Hell.



* ForegoneConclusion: The ending of the Zeboyd game adaption of ''Episode 3'' is no surprise.]]
* FreudianExcuse: Dr. Blood explains that he brought together an elder god because the Necrowombicon promised to reunite him with his lost love, Hestia. [[LiteralGenie It just didn't mention they would be reunited in Hell.]]



* TheHeroDies: Both of the heroes die, with varying levels of dignity and awesome.



* InteractiveNarrator: About halfway through the fourth game, Tycho reveals that he can hear the narrator that's been presenting the entire series. In the end, it turns out that the narrator is the fourth god.



* {{Monster Clown}}s: The local mime cult hangs out at the Pelican Bay boardwalk. The worship the Lovecraftian God of Mimes, and gain corresponding powers from it.

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* {{Monster Clown}}s: MonsterClown: The local mime cult hangs out at the Pelican Bay boardwalk. The worship the Lovecraftian God of Mimes, and gain corresponding powers from it.



* MundaneAfterlife: The setting of ''Episode 4'' is the Underhell, where everyone everywhere went after the rest of existence was obliterated at the end of ''Episode 3''. It is not entirely a FireAndBrimstoneHell, just mostly one, and can quite pleasant (or not) outside of that. The damned even build comfortable little villages, connected by an AfterlifeExpress (though you really do not want to ride it).




!!Spoiler Tropes:
* [[spoiler:TheBadGuyWins: Albeit a PyrrhicVictory. The BigBad successfully brings about the end of existence, but Gabe kills him moments afterwards, robbing him of being able to bask in his victory. Also, thanks to Tycho's planning, Anne-Claire is set to make a new existence eventually.]]
* [[spoiler:BittersweetEnding: Partially averted, as the characters both end up in a comfortable afterlife, but allowing the destruction of the universe is generally a poor way to end a detective career.]]
** [[spoiler:Episode 4 is much the same. The Fourth God is destroyed, Gabe and co seem satisfied in their aferlife, and the new universe is well on its way to being formed under Anne-Claire's guidance (with the player character there for backup, apparently), but Tycho had to be killed (by ''[[KillTheOnesYouLove Moira]]'') in order to stop the Fourth God for good.]]
* [[spoiler:CliffHanger: Episode 3. While Gabe, Tycho and Doctor Blood seem to die, Moira and Jim survive, albeit banished to what looks like Hell. The final shot shows that Tycho actually survived, but seems...''off''.]]
* [[spoiler:CruelAndUnusualDeath: Tycho is repeatedly thrown against a marble wall, before being torn apart, with no hope or method of resistance.]]
* [[spoiler:DyingMomentOfAwesome: Gabe punches the main antagonist so much, that he fails to notice the end of the universe, before finally falling into Hell.]]
* [[spoiler:ForegoneConclusion: The ending of the Zeboyd game adaption of ''Episode 3'' is no surprise.]]
* [[spoiler:FreudianExcuse: Dr. Blood explains that he brought together an elder god because the Necrowombicon promised to reunite him with his lost love, Hestia. [[LiteralGenie It just didn't mention they would be reunited in Hell.]]]]
* [[spoiler:TheHeroDies: Both of the heroes die, with varying levels of dignity and awesome.]]
* [[spoiler:InteractiveNarrator: About halfway through the fourth game, Tycho reveals that he can hear the narrator that's been presenting the entire series. In the end, it turns out that the narrator is the fourth god.]]
* [[spoiler:MundaneAfterlife: The setting of ''Episode 4'' is the Underhell, where everyone everywhere went after the rest of existence was obliterated at the end of ''Episode 3''. It is not entirely a FireAndBrimstoneHell, just mostly one, and can quite pleasant (or not) outside of that. The damned even build comfortable little villages, connected by an AfterlifeExpress (though you really do not want to ride it).]]
17th Sep '16 2:32:44 AM StFan
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** Another Class Pin, "Elemenstor", comes from ''EpicLegendsOfTheHierarchs'', a StylisticSuck project that's written by Tycho in the strip's universe.

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** Another Class Pin, "Elemenstor", comes from ''EpicLegendsOfTheHierarchs'', ''Literature/EpicLegendsOfTheHierarchs'', a StylisticSuck project that's written by Tycho in the strip's universe.
2nd Jun '16 2:22:17 PM nombretomado
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** Episode 4 has [[spoiler: [[HPLovecraft R'lyeh]]]], which can only be reached by flying off the edge of the map.

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** Episode 4 has [[spoiler: [[HPLovecraft [[Creator/HPLovecraft R'lyeh]]]], which can only be reached by flying off the edge of the map.
21st Jan '16 4:07:18 PM nombretomado
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That seemed like the end of it, until the Penny Arcade team contracted with Zeboyd Games, the developer behind ''Videogame/BreathOfDeathVII'' and ''Videogame/CthulhuSavesTheWorld'', to produce Episode 3 as a [[{{Retraux}} 16-bit-styled]] RPG. This game was released on June 25, 2012 on {{Steam}} and June 29, 2012 for [[XboxLiveArcade Xbox Live Indie Games]]. Ports for the Mac, iOS, and Android were released on October 25, 2012. With them came the ''Lair of the Seamstress'' [[DownloadableContent DLC]], a [[BrutalBonusLevel challenging dungeon for overachievers]] that unlocks once the player has maxed out their Class Pins in the main game. The second DLC, ''The Beginning of the End'', was released on December 21, 2012 and elaborates on the fate of "Rake Guy" (the player character from the first two games). The fourth and final episode of ''Precipice'' was released on June 7, 2013.

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That seemed like the end of it, until the Penny Arcade team contracted with Zeboyd Games, the developer behind ''Videogame/BreathOfDeathVII'' and ''Videogame/CthulhuSavesTheWorld'', to produce Episode 3 as a [[{{Retraux}} 16-bit-styled]] RPG. This game was released on June 25, 2012 on {{Steam}} UsefulNotes/{{Steam}} and June 29, 2012 for [[XboxLiveArcade [[UsefulNotes/XboxLiveArcade Xbox Live Indie Games]]. Ports for the Mac, iOS, and Android were released on October 25, 2012. With them came the ''Lair of the Seamstress'' [[DownloadableContent DLC]], a [[BrutalBonusLevel challenging dungeon for overachievers]] that unlocks once the player has maxed out their Class Pins in the main game. The second DLC, ''The Beginning of the End'', was released on December 21, 2012 and elaborates on the fate of "Rake Guy" (the player character from the first two games). The fourth and final episode of ''Precipice'' was released on June 7, 2013.
11th Jan '16 9:03:16 AM Prfnoff
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'''''Penny Arcade Adventures''''' is an episodic video game series based on the ''WebComic/PennyArcade'' web-comic series.

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'''''Penny ''Penny Arcade Adventures''''' Adventures'' is an episodic video game series based on the ''WebComic/PennyArcade'' web-comic series.
20th Dec '15 4:59:01 AM Morgenthaler
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* HellHasNewManagement: In Episode 4 - being consigned to The Underhell failed to slow down [[spoiler:Hestia]] even a little bit - the usurpation took mere months, and now an army of enslaved souls are busy tearing a hole in reality in order to open a portal back to Earth and facilitate a RoaringRampageOfRevenge in that general direction. Of course, if the heroes just happen to show up in Hell anyway, well, that makes things so much simpler...



* LikeABadassOutOfHell: A Type-III in Episode 4 - being consigned to The Underhell failed to slow down [[spoiler:Hestia]] even a little bit - the usurpation took mere months, and now an army of enslaved souls are busy tearing a hole in reality in order to open a portal back to Earth and facilitate a RoaringRampageOfRevenge in that general direction. Of course, if the heroes just happen to show up in Hell anyway, well, that makes things so much simpler...
** Interestingly, the entirety of Episode 4 would be one long Type-I example - seeing as you're fighting your way through hell - if it wasn't for the inconvenient lack of anywhere to escape TO. The 'Destroyed Hell from the inside out in order to bring about the rebirth of the cosmos' variant of this trope, however, isn't QUITE common enough to warrant its own subcategory...



* [[spoiler:LikeABadassOutOfHell: The trailer for episode four suggests this is the goal of Gabe, Moira and Jim. Tycho's case seems to be a ''bit'' more complicated than that.]]
4th Oct '15 3:10:46 PM SilverDragon
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* SpeciesSurname: Subverted. In ''Episode 4'', Twisp and Catsby from the webcomic--and imp and an anthropomorphic cat--make their appearance; one of the Underhell inhabitants tells the protagonists about them, noting how odd it is that Catsby isn't the cat, but the imp.
18th May '15 2:54:58 PM morenohijazo
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* DancingMookCredits: The credit sequences of the first two games have this as well, with various kinds of enemies doing silly dances.
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