History VideoGame / ZorkGrandInquisitor

23rd Mar '18 5:00:22 AM Andyroid
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* CaptainErsatz: Antharia Jack plays an Franchise/IndianaJones style character on television, [[SubvertedTrope but is quite cowardly in person.]]



* {{Expy}}: Antharia Jack plays an Franchise/IndianaJones style character on television, [[SubvertedTrope but is quite cowardly in person.]]

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* {{Expy}}: Antharia Jack plays an Franchise/IndianaJones style character ExpositionFairy: Since the protagonist is a HeroicMime, Dalboz provides commentary on television, [[SubvertedTrope but is quite cowardly everything found in person.]]the Underground and gives less-than-subtle hints if the player keeps trying something that will not work.



* ForInconveniencePressOne: Part of a puzzle to summon Charon and cross into Hades.

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* ForInconveniencePressOne: Part of a puzzle to summon Charon and cross into Hades.Hades is navigating the phone tree on the "Hades Shuttle Courtesy Phone".



* MeaningfulAnagram: The spell for making yourself attractive to other creatures, "Obidil", is an anagram of "libido".



* NinjaButterfly: Since the protagonist is a HeroicMime, Dalboz provides commentary on everything found in the Underground and gives less-than-subtle hints if the player keeps trying something that will not work.



* SchizoTech

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* SchizoTechSchizoTech: Thanks to the efforts of the Inquisition to push technology over magic, the medieval fantasy world of Zork is full of assorted other technologies, including computers and a hydroelectric dam.
18th Feb '18 3:09:22 PM nombretomado
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** If you [[TooDumbToLive climb inside the Totemizer]] with it set on "Inquisition Hall" the game states that you lay there in complete boredom for hundreds of years and eventually become [[ReturnToZork Ms.]] [[SadistTeacher Peeper's]] paperweight.

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** If you [[TooDumbToLive climb inside the Totemizer]] with it set on "Inquisition Hall" the game states that you lay there in complete boredom for hundreds of years and eventually become [[ReturnToZork [[VideoGame/ReturnToZork Ms.]] [[SadistTeacher Peeper's]] paperweight.
16th Jan '18 1:20:59 AM Cryoclaste
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* CosmicKeystone: A Cube of Foundation, the [[TheZerothLawOfTropeExamples Skull of Yoruk]], and the Coconut of Quendor.

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* CosmicKeystone: A Cube of Foundation, the [[TheZerothLawOfTropeExamples [[JustForFun/TheZerothLawOfTropeExamples Skull of Yoruk]], and the Coconut of Quendor.
7th Aug '17 1:00:30 AM timotaka
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** The game opens with a black and white newsreel ExpositionDump titled "Propaganda on Parade", mimicking the "News on the March" segment at the beginning of ''Film/CitizenKane''.
15th Jul '17 6:40:16 PM nombretomado
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With magic on the decline and the world in his hands, Mir Yannick ruled the land with an iron fist, using Totemization for the smallest crimes, and banned all magic use, instead forcing everyone to rely completely on technology, which had previously just been a supplement to magic (Zork has a technology level somewhere around WorldWarII. They can harness the power of electricity, and have radio, television, and movies, but don't have the technology for cars, planes, or firearms).

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With magic on the decline and the world in his hands, Mir Yannick ruled the land with an iron fist, using Totemization for the smallest crimes, and banned all magic use, instead forcing everyone to rely completely on technology, which had previously just been a supplement to magic (Zork has a technology level somewhere around WorldWarII.UsefulNotes/WorldWarII. They can harness the power of electricity, and have radio, television, and movies, but don't have the technology for cars, planes, or firearms).
23rd Jun '17 4:37:34 AM technobecian
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* {{Spoonerism}}: While approaching a certain monster:
-->'''Dalboz:''' "Your sword is blowing glue! ...wait, let me try that again."
13th Feb '17 7:57:24 PM Ferot_Dreadnaught
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* GenreSavvy: The two-headed beast's opening monologue.
--> Let's cut the crap, okay? You got this far, you know the drill: you're the adventurer, [[strike:I'm]] ''we're'' your basic two-headed guardian-of-Hades-type creature. You're looking for treasure, mana, crystals, [[VideoGame/{{Myst}} red pages, blue pages]], whatever. It's all the same, really. The point is: you wanna get by. They always do. And we gotta kill ya. We always do. There's a little banter, a little slaying, chop-chop-chop yada-yada-yada, and then I gotta string your entrails all over the place and make a big mess. [...] Yeah, that's right, pull out the old inventory! ''Something's'' gotta work!
13th Jan '17 12:36:22 PM BreakinBenny
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'''Inquisition Guard''': ''(opens tiny book and reads)'' You have no rights.

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'''Inquisition Guard''': '''Guinea Pig''': ''(opens tiny book and reads)'' You have no rights.
13th Jan '17 12:12:38 PM BreakinBenny
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** If you [[TooDumbToLive climb inside the Totemizer]] with it set on "Inquisition Hall" the game states that you lay there in complete boredom for hundreds of years and eventually become [[ReturnToZork Ms.]] [[SadistTeacher Peeper's]] Paperweight.

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** If you [[TooDumbToLive climb inside the Totemizer]] with it set on "Inquisition Hall" the game states that you lay there in complete boredom for hundreds of years and eventually become [[ReturnToZork Ms.]] [[SadistTeacher Peeper's]] Paperweight. paperweight.



** Also, the easy solution to the Hades Shuttle Courtesy Phone is to [[spoiler: cast Kendall, the "Simplify Instructions" spell.]]
** When you face a six-armed invisible guard blocking your way on a rope bridge, [[spoiler: you cut away the bridge, letting him fall to his death. You then build a new bridge using magic.]]

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** Also, the easy solution to the Hades Shuttle Courtesy Phone is to [[spoiler: cast [[spoiler:cast Kendall, the "Simplify Instructions" spell.]]
** When you face a six-armed invisible guard blocking your way on a rope bridge, [[spoiler: you [[spoiler:you cut away the bridge, letting him fall to his death. You then build a new bridge using magic.]]



* {{Hypocrite}}: After running his entire regime persecuting and stamping down magic in favor of technology, the Grand Inquisitor succumbs to the temptation of the Coconut of Quendor's magic. [[spoiler:This gets him killed.]]

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* {{Hypocrite}}: After running his entire regime persecuting and stamping down magic in favor of technology, the Grand Inquisitor succumbs to the temptation of the Coconut of Quendor's magic. [[spoiler:This gets him killed.killed if you don't cast Maxov.]]



* LargeHam: Y'gael the Enchantress. She tries as hard as she possibly can to sound ridiculously whimsical.
** Y'gael is badly out-hammed by the Inquisitor himself, complete with [[HamAndCheese cheese]]. Also [[ChewingTheScenery scenery chewing]] in later cutscenes.

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* LargeHam: Y'gael Y'Gael the Enchantress. She tries as hard as she possibly can to sound ridiculously whimsical.
** Y'gael Y'Gael is badly out-hammed by the Inquisitor himself, complete with [[HamAndCheese cheese]]. Also [[ChewingTheScenery scenery chewing]] in later cutscenes.



** After sending the Griff through a Time Tunnel, he'll start to complain about what you're making him do (stealing mail, touching a dragon's tooth, etc.). Is the AFGNCAAP sharing his body, or is it just a case of [[BreakingTheFourthWall Breaking the Fourth Wall]]?.

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** After sending the Griff through a Time Tunnel, he'll start to complain about what you're making him do (stealing mail, touching a dragon's tooth, etc.). Is the AFGNCAAP sharing his body, or is it just a case of [[BreakingTheFourthWall Breaking the {{Breaking The Fourth Wall]]?.Wall}}?.



** If you try to gain entrance to the tavern whilst playing as Griff, you'll occasionally get;

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** If you try to gain entrance to the tavern whilst playing as with Griff, you'll occasionally get;



* TooDumbToLive: [[RefusalOfTheCall You can climb out of the well at any time]], despite Dalboz warning you not to. Doing so gets you arrested, Dalboz confiscated, and you totemized.

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* TooDumbToLive: [[RefusalOfTheCall You can climb out of the well at any time]], despite Dalboz warning you not to. [[ItsAWonderfulFailure Doing so gets you arrested, Dalboz confiscated, and you totemized.totemized]].



* UnwinnableByDesign: At one point in the game, the Griff gets the Coconut of Quendor from within the mouth of a dragon, but then someone in the dragon's stomach says that he needs a coconut to make a piina colada and tosses you rope for you to tie to a tooth. If you decide to drop the Coconut of Quendor down the dragon's throat instead to appease the guy, the Griff will comment, "Somehow I don't think that was its intended usage."

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* UnwinnableByDesign: At one point in the game, the Griff gets the Coconut of Quendor from within the mouth of a dragon, but then someone in the dragon's stomach says that he needs a coconut to make a piina colada and tosses you a rope for you to tie to a tooth. If you decide to drop the Coconut of Quendor down the dragon's throat instead to appease the guy, the Griff will comment, "Somehow I don't think that was its intended usage."
20th Jul '16 11:10:08 AM HighCrate
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* DangerouslyGenreSavvy: The two-headed beast's opening monologue.
--> Let's cut the crap, okay? You got this far, you know the drill: you're the adventurer, [[strike:I'm]] ''we're'' your basic two-headed guardian-of-Hades-type creature. You're looking for treasure, mana, crystals, [[VideoGame/{{Myst}} red pages, blue pages]], whatever. It's all the same, really. The point is: you wanna get by. They always do. And we gotta kill ya. We always do. There's a little banter, a little slaying, chop-chop-chop yada-yada-yada, and then I gotta string your entrails all over the place and make a big mess. [...] Yeah, that's right, pull out the old inventory! ''Something's'' gotta work!


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* GenreSavvy: The two-headed beast's opening monologue.
--> Let's cut the crap, okay? You got this far, you know the drill: you're the adventurer, [[strike:I'm]] ''we're'' your basic two-headed guardian-of-Hades-type creature. You're looking for treasure, mana, crystals, [[VideoGame/{{Myst}} red pages, blue pages]], whatever. It's all the same, really. The point is: you wanna get by. They always do. And we gotta kill ya. We always do. There's a little banter, a little slaying, chop-chop-chop yada-yada-yada, and then I gotta string your entrails all over the place and make a big mess. [...] Yeah, that's right, pull out the old inventory! ''Something's'' gotta work!
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