History VideoGame / RiddleSchool

6th Jan '18 4:19:32 PM papyru30
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** TheBigGuy: Zack Kelvin, who, while not stronger than the others, uses his powers to help the others.

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** TheBigGuy: Zack Kelvin, who, while not stronger than the others, uses who has learned to weaponize his powers to help the others.fire powers.
6th Jan '18 4:16:03 PM papyru30
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* FiveBadBand.
** BigBad: Viz, head of Vizion.
** TheDragon: Diz, Viz's second in command.
** EvilGenius: Nit Wit, an InsufferableGenius who does grunt work for the others, and [=ShawDeLot=] the guy who runs Zone 5.1.
** TheBrute: Oswald, the monster used to guard the sleep chair.
** TheDarkChick: Quiz, Viz's third in command, generally thought of as "useless."
17th Dec '17 7:09:48 PM Redaka
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* SequelEscalation: Probably one of the best examples of this trope. The first game was made as nothing more than Pico's School-inspired point and click that could be beaten relatively quickly and had the production values of a typical Newgrounds Flash game. With each game though, the plots got more and more intricate and the animation became progressively better. And of course that's to say nothing of the fifth game onward, which turned it from being a simple "escape school" game to [[spoiler:something much, much deeper.]]

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* SequelEscalation: Probably one of the best examples of this trope. The first game was made as nothing more than Pico's School-inspired point and click that could be beaten relatively quickly and had the production values of a typical Newgrounds Flash game. With each game though, the plots got more and more intricate and the animation became progressively better. And of course that's to say nothing of the fifth game onward, which turned it from being a simple "escape school" game to [[spoiler:something [[GoingCosmic something much, much deeper.]]
30th Nov '17 7:58:06 PM Redaka
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* ForbiddenZone: In every game, the one area that is always inaccessible is the Women's bathroom as Phil always refuses to go in. However, he makes an exception in Riddle Transfer 2 given the emergency situation. [[spoiler: It turns out to be an empty room, with nothing but a gumball machine and a lightbulb]].



-->'''JonBro''': Fans asked me if [[spoiler: Phil and Smiley]] were in a relationship. I always said "No, they could both do so much better". But after [[spoiler: Phil's newfound acceptance of school]], I figured maybe they're perfect for each other.

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-->'''JonBro''': -->'''[=JonBro=]''': Fans asked me if [[spoiler: Phil and Smiley]] were in a relationship. I always said "No, they could both do so much better". But after [[spoiler: Phil's newfound acceptance of school]], I figured maybe they're perfect for each other.
30th Nov '17 7:53:15 PM Redaka
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-->'''JonBro''': Fans asked me if [[spoiler: Phil and Smiley]] were in a relationship. I always said "No, they could both do so much better". But after [[spoiler: Phil's newfound acceptance of school]], I figured maybe they're perfect for each other.
7th Jul '17 8:08:35 AM xcountryguy
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* ChildhoodFriendRomance: [[spoiler: The ending to [=RT2=] has Phil confess his love for Smiley.]]

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* ChildhoodFriendRomance: [[spoiler: The [[spoiler:The ending to [=RT2=] has Phil confess his love for Smiley.]]



* DisproportionateRetribution: [[spoiler: Viz decided Earth was evil enough to be destroyed because one kid left school early, though he also spent time researching some of the kids at the school.]]

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* DisproportionateRetribution: [[spoiler: Viz [[spoiler:Viz decided Earth was evil enough to be destroyed because one kid left school early, though he also spent time researching some of the kids at the school.]]



* DroneJam: Chubb serves this purpose in the first three games, sitting right in front of the Principal's Office where you need to go to get the key to escape. [[spoiler: In ''Riddle Transfer 2'', the aliens [[InvokedTrope invoke]] this by deliberately setting him down there so Phil can't get to Quiz.]]

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* DroneJam: Chubb serves this purpose in the first three games, sitting right in front of the Principal's Office where you need to go to get the key to escape. [[spoiler: In [[spoiler:In ''Riddle Transfer 2'', the aliens [[InvokedTrope invoke]] this by deliberately setting him down there so Phil can't get to Quiz.]]



* EvilAllAlong: [[spoiler: Diz]].

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* EvilAllAlong: [[spoiler: Diz]].[[spoiler:Diz]].



* EyeScream: [[spoiler: You have to invoke this on the alien guarding the Quiz's office in [=RT2=] in order to get in.]]
* {{Faceship}}: [[spoiler: Viz's personal spacecraft is made in the likeness of his head.]]

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* EyeScream: [[spoiler: You [[spoiler:You have to invoke this on the alien guarding the Quiz's office in [=RT2=] in order to get in.]]
* {{Faceship}}: [[spoiler: Viz's [[spoiler:Viz's personal spacecraft is made in the likeness of his head.]]



** TheSmartGuy / SixthRanger: [[spoiler: Diz the alien who can operate all of Vizion's technology.]]

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** TheSmartGuy / SixthRanger: [[spoiler: Diz [[spoiler:Diz the alien who can operate all of Vizion's technology.]]



* ManOnFire: After [[spoiler: Zack's constant cold is cured]], he develops a ''very'' high fever.

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* ManOnFire: After [[spoiler: Zack's [[spoiler:Zack's constant cold is cured]], he develops a ''very'' high fever.



* NiceJobBreakingItHero: It's not revealed until [=RS5=], but if Phil hadn't [[spoiler: escaped school way back in [=RS1=]]], the entire series' overarching plot would've been nullified.

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* NiceJobBreakingItHero: It's not revealed until [=RS5=], but if Phil hadn't [[spoiler: escaped [[spoiler:escaped school way back in [=RS1=]]], the entire series' overarching plot would've been nullified.



* OfficialCouple: [[spoiler: Phil and Smiley at the end of the series. The ending shows them growing up together.]]
* PaintingTheMedium: [[spoiler: The aliens]] have colored speech bubbles that match their skin color; likewise, their names are highlighted with their color in [=RT2=].

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* OfficialCouple: [[spoiler: Phil [[spoiler:Phil and Smiley at the end of the series. The ending shows them growing up together.]]
* PaintingTheMedium: [[spoiler: The [[spoiler:The aliens]] have colored speech bubbles that match their skin color; likewise, their names are highlighted with their color in [=RT2=].



* ThePollyanna: Smiley, to a T. Though the events of Riddle Transfer 2 break it more than usual. [[spoiler: Until the end.]]

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* ThePollyanna: Smiley, to a T. Though the events of Riddle Transfer 2 break it more than usual. [[spoiler: Until [[spoiler:Until the end.]]



* RedemptionEqualsDeath: [[spoiler: Quiz]] in [=RT2=].
* SchmuckBait: A poem book in [=RS3=] warns "Don't beat this game two times straight, or else you'll meet a certain fate." Opt not to heed the warning? [[spoiler: You have been possessed by Monkey Doll!]]

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* RedemptionEqualsDeath: [[spoiler: Quiz]] [[spoiler:Quiz]] in [=RT2=].
* SchmuckBait: A poem book in [=RS3=] warns "Don't beat this game two times straight, or else you'll meet a certain fate." Opt not to heed the warning? [[spoiler: You [[spoiler:You have been possessed by Monkey Doll!]]



* SelfDestructMechanism: [[spoiler: Revealed to be the "weapon" in Quiz's ship during the last segment of [=RT2=], which Quiz [[HeroicSacrifice activates]].]]

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* SelfDestructMechanism: [[spoiler: Revealed [[spoiler:Revealed to be the "weapon" in Quiz's ship during the last segment of [=RT2=], which Quiz [[HeroicSacrifice activates]].]]



* TheSociopath: [[spoiler: Diz doesn't want to destroy planets because he thinks he should judge which civilizations are moral or not, like Viz did; he wants to destroy planets just for the ''[[CatharsisFactor sheer catharsis]]'' of it.]]
* SpaceWhaleAesop: [[spoiler: Stay in school, or you'll be abducted by aliens!]]

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* TheSociopath: [[spoiler: Diz [[spoiler:Diz doesn't want to destroy planets because he thinks he should judge which civilizations are moral or not, like Viz did; he wants to destroy planets just for the ''[[CatharsisFactor sheer catharsis]]'' of it.]]
* SpaceWhaleAesop: [[spoiler: Stay [[spoiler:Stay in school, or you'll be abducted by aliens!]]



* TriangleShades: [[spoiler: Viz]] sports a pair. [[spoiler: So does his spectator pod.]]

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* TriangleShades: [[spoiler: Viz]] [[spoiler:Viz]] sports a pair. [[spoiler: So [[spoiler:So does his spectator pod.]]



* WellIntentionedExtremist: [[spoiler: Viz. Technically, he ''was'' trying to eradicate evil. He was just a little misguided about where he could find it.]]
* WhamEpisode: ''Riddle School 4'', [[spoiler: when Phil Eggtree "died". Made originally as an April Fool's joke to convince others there will be no more Riddle School games, but years later made a few more, with [=RS5=] tying in the significance of the other games, including #4]].

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* WellIntentionedExtremist: [[spoiler: Viz.[[spoiler:Viz. Technically, he ''was'' trying to eradicate evil. He was just a little misguided about where he could find it.]]
* WhamEpisode: ''Riddle School 4'', [[spoiler: when [[spoiler:when Phil Eggtree "died". Made originally as an April Fool's joke to convince others there will be no more Riddle School games, but years later made a few more, with [=RS5=] tying in the significance of the other games, including #4]].



** Riddle School 4 has one that can be viewed after the game ends, accounting for each and every character throughout the series and how they eventually met their ends. [[spoiler: But since 4 was AllJustADream, none of it actually happened]].
** Riddle Transfer 2 has a photo album during the credits, [[spoiler: which shows Phil and his friends growing up and living happily ever after.]]
* WhenHeSmiles: [[spoiler: Phil when he returns Smiley's hug at the end of [=RT2=].]]

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** Riddle School 4 has one that can be viewed after the game ends, accounting for each and every character throughout the series and how they eventually met their ends. [[spoiler: But [[spoiler:But since 4 was AllJustADream, none of it actually happened]].
** Riddle Transfer 2 has a photo album during the credits, [[spoiler: which [[spoiler:which shows Phil and his friends growing up and living happily ever after.]]
* WhenHeSmiles: [[spoiler: Phil [[spoiler:Phil when he returns Smiley's hug at the end of [=RT2=].]]
2nd Jun '17 2:28:23 PM legoking831
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* SequelEscalation: Probably one of the best examples of this trope. The first game was made as nothing more than Pico's School-inspired point and click that could be beaten relatively quickly and had the production values of a typical Newgrounds Flash game. With each game though, the plots got more and more intricate and the animation became progressively better. And of course that's to say nothing of the fifth game onward, which turned it from being a simple "escape school" game to [[spoiler:something much, much deeper.]]
31st May '17 4:07:34 PM legoking831
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* EasterEgg: As alluded to by one of the books in the library, beating ''3'' twice in a row [[spoiler:leads to [[TheFourthWallWillNotProtectYou possession by Monkey Doll]]]].

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* EasterEgg: EasterEgg:
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As alluded to by one of the books in the library, beating ''3'' twice in a row [[spoiler:leads to [[TheFourthWallWillNotProtectYou possession by Monkey Doll]]]].Doll]]]].
** In ''5'', typing 1337, 1492, 9000, and 9001 on the keypad all have programmed responses from Phil.
30th May '17 6:17:07 AM BountyBeast
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* BigShutUp: Appears on a sign in the library in [=RS3=].
19th Mar '17 9:21:27 AM nombretomado
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''Riddle School'' is a {{Newgrounds}} flash game series created by [[Creator/{{Jonochrome}} JonBro]] following a boy named Phil Eggtree trying to escape numerous grades of school, and later on, a number of environments.

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''Riddle School'' is a {{Newgrounds}} Website/{{Newgrounds}} flash game series created by [[Creator/{{Jonochrome}} JonBro]] following a boy named Phil Eggtree trying to escape numerous grades of school, and later on, a number of environments.



* ShoutOut: Too many to list, to other popular users, games, and animations on {{Newgrounds}}.

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* ShoutOut: Too many to list, to other popular users, games, and animations on {{Newgrounds}}.Website/{{Newgrounds}}.
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