History VideoGame / StarControl

28th May '16 1:21:47 AM Teakay
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* ContrivedCoincidence: The first Supox ship you bump into just so happens to be lugging around the remains of the Ultron.



* PlantAliens: The Supox; the Mycon are ''fungus''.

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* PlantAliens: The Supox; the Mycon are ''fungus''. The Zoq of the Zoq-Fot-Pik may also be one, as at one point it threatens the Pik with "[blowing] a cloud of spores at you."
27th May '16 12:37:56 PM Teakay
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* StealthPun: The Orz refer to fighting as *dancing.* The Space Marines they send to board enemy ships are called *GO! GO!* Ergo.. they're *go-go* *dancers*.
17th May '16 9:58:01 AM Teakay
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** Sullen Plummet's eventual reaction to the knowledge that the Captain can see her "glowy bits."
14th May '16 11:57:46 AM Teakay
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* AsYouKnow: The first conversation in the game helpfully explains to the Captain that, for example, he was born on Unzervalt. Oh, and by the way, he recruited the Ur-Quan between games.

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* AsYouKnow: AsYouKnow:
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The first conversation in the game helpfully explains to the Captain that, for example, he was born on Unzervalt. Oh, and by the way, he recruited the Ur-Quan between games.
** Lampshaded when asking the VUX about their history:
-->'''Admiral DOX:''' ''[shouting]'' You ''know'' our history! You were... er, excuse me...
12th May '16 11:14:45 AM Teakay
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* PressGanged: Implied to have happened to Fwiffo, as he was hit by a vegetable cart and woke up on a naval ship with no money. Given the general Spathi attitude, willing volunteers were probably hard to come by.
11th May '16 7:18:59 PM Teakay
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** Humans and Syreen also have only one dialogue picture each, but then you only talk to Hayes and Talana.
9th May '16 8:41:11 PM zarpaulus
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* FirstContactFauxPas: Supposedly the reason relations between humanity and the VUX are so sour is that when they made first contact the human commander said "That's the ugliest freak-face I've ever seen!" without realizing how good their translation software was.
5th May '16 2:02:29 PM Teakay
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** You can lie to the Safe Ones about clearing Spathiwa of "Evil Ones" and have them send their resettlers to be devoured. ''Repeatedly.''
4th May '16 11:48:41 AM Teakay
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* MoralMyopia: The underlying motives are understandable, but both the Path of Now and Forever and the Eternal Doctrine are based on the premise that nobody else deserves their freedom or their lives as much as the Ur-Quan.
3rd May '16 1:03:05 PM Teakay
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* RhetoricalQuestionBlunder: At the bottom of a list of suggestions for dealing with the rogue Slylandro probes (the other options won't work for one reason or another):
-->'''Captain:''' I don't suppose you have some kind of Mega-Self-Destruct code or something?\\
'''Content to Hover:''' WHY YES, THERE IS!

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* RhetoricalQuestionBlunder: RhetoricalQuestionBlunder:
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At the bottom of a list of suggestions for dealing with the rogue Slylandro probes (the other options won't work for one reason or another):
-->'''Captain:''' --->'''Captain:''' I don't suppose you have some kind of Mega-Self-Destruct code or something?\\
'''Content to Hover:''' WHY YES, THERE IS!IS! You're a genius, Traveller! Why didn't we remember that!?
** When confronting [[spoiler:the neo-Dnyarri]]:
--->'''[[spoiler:Dnyarri]]:''' Boy, are you A PAIN, do you know that? WHAT DO YOU WANT FROM ME, MY LIFE!? Oh, you do? Hmph.
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