History VideoGame / RobotWantsSeries

4th Sep '16 3:10:13 PM nombretomado
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** The boss names, such as the robotic spider "[[Literature/CharlottesWeb Char-L07]]", or the "[[ASpaceOdyssey PAL-1000]]", a boss whose mainframes you need to hack with the [=HaXXoR=] skill to expose the central core, which looks like HAL's red sensor.

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** The boss names, such as the robotic spider "[[Literature/CharlottesWeb Char-L07]]", or the "[[ASpaceOdyssey "[[Film/TwoThousandOneASpaceOdyssey PAL-1000]]", a boss whose mainframes you need to hack with the [=HaXXoR=] skill to expose the central core, which looks like HAL's red sensor.
5th Jun '16 11:38:34 AM crazyrabbits
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The ''Robot Wants Series'' of games are [[HamumuSoftware Hamumu Software]]'s attempt at Flash game development which centers around the exploits of a robot in need of something. Due to series' nature and scope, the games aren't nearly as epic length as other Hamumu games (or {{Metroidvania}} games in general). Nonetheless, the diehard fans like the series and is considered a worthy addition to the Hamumu game roster, especially as part of the Hamumu Clubhouse revamp.

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The ''Robot Wants Series'' of games are [[HamumuSoftware Hamumu Software]]'s attempt at Flash game development which centers around the exploits a series of {{Metroidvania}} games, developed by Creator/HamumuSoftware, that follow a robot as he searches for important items through dangerous and very hostile futuristic environments.

Each game involves the robot utilizing various (and sometimes ridiculous) abilities and tools to access new parts of the environment, while also using an animal (including a cat and dog) to help
in need their adventure. All of something. the games also feature massive bosses, [[EasterEgg plenty of secrets]] and challenges for [[SpeedRun speedrunners]].

Due to the series' nature and scope, the games aren't nearly as epic length long as other Hamumu games (or {{Metroidvania}} games in general). Nonetheless, the diehard fans like the series and is considered a worthy addition to the Hamumu game roster, especially as part of the Hamumu Clubhouse revamp.






* AbnormalAmmo: In ''Ice Cream'', a certain upgrade allows you to shoot [[EdibleAmmunition bananas]].



* AsteroidsMonster: Nanoswarm from the fourth game.

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* AsteroidsMonster: The Nanoswarm from the fourth game.



* {{Backtracking}}: Most games in the series require you to do this in order to find the rest of the upgrades/collectibles required for OneHundredPercentCompletion.



* CreateYourOwnVillain: [[spoiler:The robot[=/=]player spends the entire second game searching for a dog, and repeatedly throws the cat as a projectile at enemies. By the end of the final game, the cat has (somehow) acquired the means to run their own ship, send hordes of enemies at you and serve as the final boss of the series]].



* DeathIsASlapOnTheWrist

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* DeathIsASlapOnTheWristDeathIsASlapOnTheWrist: Getting destroyed simply teleports the robot back to their last save point.



* GratuitousGerman: Das Boxen from ''Fishy''. [[AsLongAsItSoundsForeign It's not even correct German]], since "das" is a ''singular'' article, and the German for "box" is ''Kasten'' anyway.

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* GratuitousGerman: GratuitousGerman:
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Das Boxen from ''Fishy''. [[AsLongAsItSoundsForeign It's not even correct German]], since "das" is a ''singular'' article, and the German for "box" is ''Kasten'' anyway.



* {{Metroidvania}}

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* {{Metroidvania}}{{Metroidvania}}: Each game is set up so that certain passages or destinations are only accessible after obtaining the right upgrades.



* NonHumanSidekick: The puppy from the second game becomes this in the fourth installment of the series.

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* NonHumanSidekick: The kitty and the puppy from the second game becomes serve as this in the fourth installment of the series.various games.



* SequentialBoss: Arguably parodied; some bosses will grow new lifebars when you so much as put a ''dent'' in their armour, with their forms showing their armour gradually being destroyed. Notably, the FinalBoss of ''Ice Cream'' has ''five'' forms.
* ShoutOut: There are several, especially in the boss names, such as the robotic spider "[[Literature/CharlottesWeb Char-L07]]", or the "[[ASpaceOdyssey PAL-1000]]", a boss whose mainframes you need to hack with the [=HaXXoR=] skill to expose the central core, which looks like HAL's red sensor.

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* SequentialBoss: Arguably parodied; some parodied. Some bosses will grow new lifebars when you so much as put a ''dent'' in their armour, with their forms showing their armour gradually being destroyed. Notably, the FinalBoss of ''Ice Cream'' has ''five'' forms.
* ShoutOut: There are several, especially in the ShoutOut:
** The
boss names, such as the robotic spider "[[Literature/CharlottesWeb Char-L07]]", or the "[[ASpaceOdyssey PAL-1000]]", a boss whose mainframes you need to hack with the [=HaXXoR=] skill to expose the central core, which looks like HAL's red sensor.



* SpeedRun: Built around this.

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* SpeedRun: Built around this. There are several achievements for beating the game under certain times.



* YourSizeMayVary: Kitty becomes a lot smaller in the second game than he was in the first. Same thing happens to Puppy in the fourth game.

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* YearX: Each game begins with a narration dating it to sometime in "20XX" (give or take a week).
* YourSizeMayVary: Kitty becomes a lot smaller in the second game than he was in the first. Same The same thing happens to Puppy in the fourth game.
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7th Apr '16 8:34:44 AM BountyBeast
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* YourSizeMayVary: Kitty becomes a lot smaller in the second game than he was in the first. Same thing happens to Puppy in the fourth game.

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* YourSizeMayVary: Kitty becomes a lot smaller in the second game than he was in the first. Same thing happens to Puppy in the fourth game.game.

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->''[[AWinnerIsYou Robot got tropes!]]''
->''[[TVTropesWillRuinYourLife Robot's life is ruined!]]''
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23rd Mar '16 7:57:46 AM BountyBeast
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* {{Faceship}}: The Mekazoid spaceship in ''Ice Cream'' is shaped like [[spoiler:a cat head.]]
16th Mar '15 1:49:40 PM nombretomado
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** One item in ''Fishy'' is called "Dolemite Infusion" and makes your bombs more powerful. "Dolemite" was a tough metal featured in ''{{Futurama}}'' as one component of Bender's robot body.

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** One item in ''Fishy'' is called "Dolemite Infusion" and makes your bombs more powerful. "Dolemite" was a tough metal featured in ''{{Futurama}}'' ''{{WesternAnimation/Futurama}}'' as one component of Bender's robot body.
2nd Apr '14 4:12:39 PM Vilui
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The ''Robot Wants Series'' of games are [[HamumuSoftware Hamumu Software]]'s attempt at Flash game development which centers around the exploits of a robot in need of something. Due to series' nature and scope, the games aren't nearly as epic length as other Hamumu games (especially Metroidvania games in general). Nonetheless, the diehard fans like the series and is considered a worthy addition to the Hamumu game roster, especially as part of the Hamumu Clubhouse revamp.

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The ''Robot Wants Series'' of games are [[HamumuSoftware Hamumu Software]]'s attempt at Flash game development which centers around the exploits of a robot in need of something. Due to series' nature and scope, the games aren't nearly as epic length as other Hamumu games (especially Metroidvania (or {{Metroidvania}} games in general). Nonetheless, the diehard fans like the series and is considered a worthy addition to the Hamumu game roster, especially as part of the Hamumu Clubhouse revamp.
14th Aug '13 7:50:04 AM Korodzik
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* FunWithAcronyms: Every item in the ''Robot Wants JIG'' banner game ('''C'''rawly Bombs, '''A'''ir Jump, '''S'''hield, '''U'''nderminer, '''A'''ctuator, '''L'''aser Blaster; '''G'''lidewings, '''A'''ir Bombs, '''M'''ag-Lock, '''E'''MP Bombs, '''P'''lasma Bombs, '''L'''ateral Magnets, '''A'''qualung, '''Y'''OU WIN![[hottip:*:"Y? Because Robot wants it."]]).

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* FunWithAcronyms: Every item in the ''Robot Wants JIG'' banner game ('''C'''rawly Bombs, '''A'''ir Jump, '''S'''hield, '''U'''nderminer, '''A'''ctuator, '''L'''aser Blaster; '''G'''lidewings, '''A'''ir Bombs, '''M'''ag-Lock, '''E'''MP Bombs, '''P'''lasma Bombs, '''L'''ateral Magnets, '''A'''qualung, '''Y'''OU WIN![[hottip:*:"Y? WIN![[note]]"Y? Because Robot wants it."]])."[[/note]]).
31st Jul '13 5:33:05 PM TVRulezAgain
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** One area in ''Fishy'' is called [[{{Batman}} Bat Cave]]. It's a [[DontExplainTheJoke big cave]] [[CaptainObvious full of bats]].

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** One area in ''Fishy'' is called [[{{Batman}} [[Franchise/{{Batman}} Bat Cave]]. It's a [[DontExplainTheJoke big cave]] [[CaptainObvious full of bats]].
31st Mar '13 11:48:18 AM LongLiveHumour
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* ShoutOut: There are several, especially in the boss names, such as the robotic spider "[[CharlottesWeb Char-L07]]", or the "[[ASpaceOdyssey PAL-1000]]", a boss whose mainframes you need to hack with the [=HaXXoR=] skill to expose the central core, which looks like HAL's red sensor.

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* ShoutOut: There are several, especially in the boss names, such as the robotic spider "[[CharlottesWeb "[[Literature/CharlottesWeb Char-L07]]", or the "[[ASpaceOdyssey PAL-1000]]", a boss whose mainframes you need to hack with the [=HaXXoR=] skill to expose the central core, which looks like HAL's red sensor.
3rd Jan '13 12:44:36 PM narm00
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* CruelTwistEnding /ShaggyDogStory: All of the sequels.
** Robt got Puppy! [[spoiler: Kitty hates Puppy!]]

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* CruelTwistEnding /ShaggyDogStory: / ShaggyDogStory: All of the sequels.
** Robt Robot got Puppy! [[spoiler: Kitty hates Puppy!]]
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