History VideoGame / TheLostVikings

16th Mar '16 6:27:06 PM Psychopulse
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In 1995, a long-awaited sequel was finally released (initially for the SNES and later [[VideoGameRemake remade]] for the Playstation, Saturn and PC, alternately titled ''Norse by Norsewest: The Return of the Lost Vikings''). In this game, the Vikings are again ambushed by Tomator, but the Vikings respond by mugging Tomator's minions and taking their gear, giving them new abilities. Erik gains rocket boots (which allow him to DoubleJump) and a scuba helmet (which removes his SuperDrowningSkills); Baleog takes a lightsaber and a bionic arm (which allow him to attack in eight directions, [[Franchise/{{Castlevania}} Belmont]]-style, and swing off certain gems), and Olaf earns a new cybernetic shield which allows him to shrink and boosts his flatulence to frightening levels. On top of that, the Vikings pick up two new characters in their travels: Fang the werewolf, who can run, jump, attack enemies, and WallJump ([[RunningGag and comically be mistaken for every furry animal under the sun but a wolf]]); and Scorch the magic dragon (who has never seen the sea, but would evidently like to check it out), who can fly and breathe fire. To keep the gameplay simple, however, the two newbies would replace one or more of the Vikings every so often, allowing the player to control [[ArbitraryHeadcountLimit no more than three characters at a time]]. The packaging is different, but the game's the same -- use the Vikings' abilities to lead them safely through stages full of {{death trap}}s until you got to Tomator.

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In 1995, 1997, a long-awaited sequel was finally released (initially for the SNES and later [[VideoGameRemake remade]] for the Playstation, Saturn and PC, alternately titled ''Norse by Norsewest: The Return of the Lost Vikings''). In this game, the Vikings are again ambushed by Tomator, but the Vikings respond by mugging Tomator's minions and taking their gear, giving them new abilities. Erik gains rocket boots (which allow him to DoubleJump) and a scuba helmet (which removes his SuperDrowningSkills); Baleog takes a lightsaber and a bionic arm (which allow him to attack in eight directions, [[Franchise/{{Castlevania}} Belmont]]-style, and swing off certain gems), and Olaf earns a new cybernetic shield which allows him to shrink and boosts his flatulence to frightening levels. On top of that, the Vikings pick up two new characters in their travels: Fang the werewolf, who can run, jump, attack enemies, and WallJump ([[RunningGag and comically be mistaken for every furry animal under the sun but a wolf]]); and Scorch the magic dragon (who has never seen the sea, but would evidently like to check it out), who can fly and breathe fire. To keep the gameplay simple, however, the two newbies would replace one or more of the Vikings every so often, allowing the player to control [[ArbitraryHeadcountLimit no more than three characters at a time]]. The packaging is different, but the game's the same -- use the Vikings' abilities to lead them safely through stages full of {{death trap}}s until you got to Tomator.
1st Mar '16 7:32:21 AM Vorhias
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'''Erik:''' [[WithFriendsLikeThese It's great to have such good friends.]]\\

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'''Erik:''' [[WithFriendsLikeThese It's great to have such good friends.]]\\
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1st Mar '16 7:32:12 AM Vorhias
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'''Erik:''' It's great to have such good friends.

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'''Erik:''' [[WithFriendsLikeThese It's great to have such good friends.
friends.]]\\
21st Nov '15 8:50:00 PM 32_Footsteps
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* MediumAwareness: Very much so!

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* MediumAwareness: Very much so!so! The cast will discuss item placement, skill sets, and even the competence of the player (mostly, in cases where a level is repeated multiple times, the lack thereof).



* WhatTheHellPlayer: PlayedForLaughs; one of the possible results of continuing after dying is a sequence where the Vikings complain about having to play the level again and admonish the player for their incompetence.

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* WhatTheHellPlayer: PlayedForLaughs; one of the possible results of continuing after dying is a sequence where the Vikings complain about having to play the level again and admonish the player for their incompetence. There's another if the player quits a level 50 times, with the trio saying that there aren't any further funny lines upon repeating a level, and that the game's really fun and should be played through. [[spoiler: And one if the player quits the level one more time, noting the player is also bad at following directions.]]
2nd Nov '15 1:14:11 PM ViewtifulVrony
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The series also [[http://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/lostvikingswarcraftshoutout_5772.png contains]] a ShoutOut or two to Blizzard's more famous series, ''VideoGame/{{Warcraft}}'', which later returned the favor. Eventually, the trio made a comeback by being playable in ''VideoGame/HeroesOfTheStorm''

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The series also [[http://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/lostvikingswarcraftshoutout_5772.png contains]] a ShoutOut or two to Blizzard's more famous series, ''VideoGame/{{Warcraft}}'', which later returned the favor. Eventually, the trio made a comeback by being playable in ''VideoGame/HeroesOfTheStorm''
''VideoGame/HeroesOfTheStorm''.
28th Oct '15 2:18:34 PM Kingault
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'''Baleog:''' Okay, but I get his boots.''\\

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'''Baleog:''' Okay, but I get his boots.''\\\\
5th Oct '15 5:09:31 PM hamonrye
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->'''Erik:''' ''If I bash one more wall right now, [[YourHeadASplode my head will explode!]]''\\
'''Olaf:''' ''[[IfYouDieICallYourStuff I got dibs on his helmet.]]''\\
'''Baleog:''' ''Okay, but I get his boots.''\\
'''Erik:''' ''[[SarcasmMode It's great to have such good friends.]]''

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->'''Erik:''' ''If If I bash one more wall right now, [[YourHeadASplode my head will explode!]]''\\
explode!\\
'''Olaf:''' ''[[IfYouDieICallYourStuff [[IfYouDieICallYourStuff I got dibs on his helmet.]]''\\
]]\\
'''Baleog:''' ''Okay, Okay, but I get his boots.''\\
'''Erik:''' ''[[SarcasmMode It's great to have such good friends.]]''
friends.

They are, in truth, not "lost", although they have gone considerably astray from Vinland.
2nd Sep '15 1:25:26 PM MagBas
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* EthnicMagician: The sisters offering teleportation service in the second game's Pirate chapter are stereotypical old Gypsie women. This involves UnfortunateImplications, as eventually the heroes discover that [[spoiler: they are being manipulated by them to get all the shiny diamonds.]]

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* EthnicMagician: The sisters offering teleportation service in the second game's Pirate chapter are stereotypical old Gypsie women. This involves UnfortunateImplications, as eventually the heroes discover that [[spoiler: they are being manipulated by them to get all the shiny diamonds.]]
28th Jul '15 12:26:18 AM NarkySawtooth
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Added DiffLines:

** In Lost Vikings II, the Transylvania stages have [[ComicBook/TheTick "CHA" written on the moon]].
11th Jul '15 3:12:36 PM Preussak
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* Letters2Numbers: Some level passwords in both installments are written in this way, which makes it harder to guess them if you're an impatient (or just curious) player.
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