History Videogame / DeathSpank

27th Jul '16 5:06:52 AM Morgenthaler
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** Justice, worn by DeathSpank.

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** Justice, worn by DeathSpank.[=DeathSpank=].



** Peace, worn by [[spoiler: Sandy Bravitor. Her grandfather was the forger of the Thongs, and her plan was to have DeathSpank retrieve them all so she could destroy them, and ultimately kill him as well. You can submit to her, but ''The Baconing'' reveals that DeathSpank killed her instead and took all 6 Thongs for himself]].

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** Peace, worn by [[spoiler: Sandy Bravitor. Her grandfather was the forger of the Thongs, and her plan was to have DeathSpank [=DeathSpank=] retrieve them all so she could destroy them, and ultimately kill him as well. You can submit to her, but ''The Baconing'' reveals that DeathSpank [=DeathSpank=] killed her instead and took all 6 Thongs for himself]].



* HiveMind: Possibly shown by the [[PuppeteerParasite Mind Barnacles]] by DeathSpank when [[spoiler: he infects the protectors of the wells to get the quest required item they carry.]] Although they could just have a lot of information stored in them and speak on behalf of the mother barnacle instead.

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* HiveMind: Possibly shown by the [[PuppeteerParasite Mind Barnacles]] by DeathSpank [=DeathSpank=] when [[spoiler: he infects the protectors of the wells to get the quest required item they carry.]] Although they could just have a lot of information stored in them and speak on behalf of the mother barnacle instead.
21st May '16 9:03:54 PM nombretomado
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** The Rudolph glitch. Sometimes Santa's top reindeer won't show up due to a bug, and you're required to kill him to get a special helmet in order to progress. If you kill all of the lesser reindeer in the area when Rudolph is missing and save, Rudolph will ''never'' show up again, and the game becomes unwinnable. However, if you allow yourself to die while at least one lesser reindeer is alive, Rudolph will come back when you do. If you're playing the PC or PS3 version, Hothead can fix your save file if it happens. If you're on 360, you're boned. What makes this glitch especially bad is that this takes place 95% of the way through the game.

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** The Rudolph glitch. Sometimes Santa's top reindeer won't show up due to a bug, and you're required to kill him to get a special helmet in order to progress. If you kill all of the lesser reindeer in the area when Rudolph is missing and save, Rudolph will ''never'' show up again, and the game becomes unwinnable. However, if you allow yourself to die while at least one lesser reindeer is alive, Rudolph will come back when you do. If you're playing the PC or PS3 [=PS3=] version, Hothead can fix your save file if it happens. If you're on 360, you're boned. What makes this glitch especially bad is that this takes place 95% of the way through the game.
18th Apr '16 5:11:00 PM Prfnoff
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'''[=DeathSpank=]''' is a two-part ActionRPG in the vein of ''{{VideoGame/Diablo}}'', developed by Creator/RonGilbert of the ''VideoGame/MonkeyIsland'' series and centered around IdiotHero Extraordinaire [=DeathSpank=], self-proclaimed "Hero of the Downtrodden, Dispenser of Justice and Vanquisher of Evil". The first half, ''Orphans of Justice'' (or simply just [=DeathSpank=]) has our hero on a quest to obtain [[MacGuffin The Artifact]], and later, rescuing orphans from Lord Von Prong. The second part, ''Thongs of Virtue'' has [=DeathSpank=] traveling to various locales to defeat those corrupted by the Thongs of Power.

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'''[=DeathSpank=]''' ''[=DeathSpank=]'' is a two-part ActionRPG in the vein of ''{{VideoGame/Diablo}}'', developed by Creator/RonGilbert of the ''VideoGame/MonkeyIsland'' series and centered around IdiotHero Extraordinaire [=DeathSpank=], self-proclaimed "Hero of the Downtrodden, Dispenser of Justice and Vanquisher of Evil". The first half, ''Orphans of Justice'' (or simply just [=DeathSpank=]) has our hero on a quest to obtain [[MacGuffin The Artifact]], and later, rescuing orphans from Lord Von Prong. The second part, ''Thongs of Virtue'' has [=DeathSpank=] traveling to various locales to defeat those corrupted by the Thongs of Power.
2nd Nov '15 2:11:09 PM FF32
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** ChekovsGun: It turns out that the artifact was actually a power source / crafting ingredient that could be used to forge a legendary piece of armor... but since they already created six pairs of armor and needed millions of similar artifacts to make one, it was useful but pretty much vendor trash on its own. In The Baconing, you find caches of artifacts that are being used as power sources and sacrifice them to undo the curse planted on five of the armors (Deathspank was stupid enough to wear all six pairs at once).

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** ChekovsGun: ChekhovsGun: It turns out that the artifact was actually a power source / crafting ingredient that could be used to forge a legendary piece of armor... but since they already created six pairs of armor and needed millions of similar artifacts to make one, it was useful but pretty much vendor trash on its own. In The Baconing, you find caches of artifacts that are being used as power sources and sacrifice them to undo the curse planted on five of the armors (Deathspank was stupid enough to wear all six pairs at once).
22nd Mar '15 12:13:20 PM TheUnsquished
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** Possibly a play on how players tend to name their characters something along the lines of [[PennyArcade SkullAssassin]] in games.

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** Possibly a play on how players tend to name their characters something along the lines of [[PennyArcade [[Webcomic/PennyArcade SkullAssassin]] in games.
23rd Oct '14 7:05:42 PM kome360
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** ChekovsGun: It turns out that the artifact was actually a power source / crafting ingredient that could be used to forge a legendary piece of armor... but since they already created six pairs of armor and needed millions of similar artifacts to make one, it was useful but pretty much vendor trash on its own. In The Baconing, you find caches of artifacts that are being used as power sources and sacrifice them to undo the curse planted on five of the armors (Deathspank was stupid enough to wear all six pairs at once).
24th Jul '14 4:54:09 AM TheOneWhoTropes
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* DemonicSpider: Just about any enemy with a level even remotely close to yours can really tear chunks out of your lifebar. Enemies that have orange or red level numbers (which indicate their threat to you) can kill you in one or two hits. And they often come in large packs.



* HeyItsThatVoice: Looks like [[{{Gundam00}} Sergei Smirnov]] found his true calling as a Dispenser of Justice!
3rd Oct '13 12:43:53 AM SimonG
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* GameBreakingBug: The Rudolph glitch. Sometimes Santa's top reindeer won't show up due to a bug, and you're required to kill him to get a special helmet in order to progress. If you kill all of the lesser reindeer in the area when Rudolph is missing and save, Rudolph will ''never'' show up again, and the game becomes unwinnable. However, if you allow yourself to die while at least one lesser reindeer is alive, Rudolph will come back when you do. If you're playing the PC or PS3 version, Hothead can fix your save file if it happens. If you're on 360, you're boned. What makes this glitch especially bad is that this takes place 95% of the way through the game.

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* GameBreakingBug: The GameBreakingBug:
**The
Rudolph glitch. Sometimes Santa's top reindeer won't show up due to a bug, and you're required to kill him to get a special helmet in order to progress. If you kill all of the lesser reindeer in the area when Rudolph is missing and save, Rudolph will ''never'' show up again, and the game becomes unwinnable. However, if you allow yourself to die while at least one lesser reindeer is alive, Rudolph will come back when you do. If you're playing the PC or PS3 version, Hothead can fix your save file if it happens. If you're on 360, you're boned. What makes this glitch especially bad is that this takes place 95% of the way through the game.game.
** The Sequel "The Baconing" picks up on that tradition. The game has a high chance on crashing at the penultimate boss fight and corrupting your savegame. No Fix is known for that. Yeah, it looks like Hothead Games really hates their customers.
9th Sep '13 5:24:25 PM EarlOfSandvich
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'''[=DeathSpank=]''' is a two-part ActionRPG in the vein of ''{{VideoGame/Diablo}}'', developed by Creator/RonGilbert of the ''MonkeyIsland'' series and centered around IdiotHero Extraordinaire [=DeathSpank=], self-proclaimed "Hero of the Downtrodden, Dispenser of Justice and Vanquisher of Evil". The first half, ''Orphans of Justice'' (or simply just [=DeathSpank=]) has our hero on a quest to obtain [[MacGuffin The Artifact]], and later, rescuing orphans from Lord Von Prong. The second part, ''Thongs of Virtue'' has [=DeathSpank=] traveling to various locales to defeat those corrupted by the Thongs of Power.

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'''[=DeathSpank=]''' is a two-part ActionRPG in the vein of ''{{VideoGame/Diablo}}'', developed by Creator/RonGilbert of the ''MonkeyIsland'' ''VideoGame/MonkeyIsland'' series and centered around IdiotHero Extraordinaire [=DeathSpank=], self-proclaimed "Hero of the Downtrodden, Dispenser of Justice and Vanquisher of Evil". The first half, ''Orphans of Justice'' (or simply just [=DeathSpank=]) has our hero on a quest to obtain [[MacGuffin The Artifact]], and later, rescuing orphans from Lord Von Prong. The second part, ''Thongs of Virtue'' has [=DeathSpank=] traveling to various locales to defeat those corrupted by the Thongs of Power.



* XMeetsY: Ron Gilbert describes it as ''MonkeyIsland'' meets ''{{VideoGame/Diablo}}''.

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* XMeetsY: Ron Gilbert describes it as ''MonkeyIsland'' ''VideoGame/MonkeyIsland'' meets ''{{VideoGame/Diablo}}''.''VideoGame/{{Diablo}}''.
6th Oct '12 10:40:46 AM nombretomado
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'''[=DeathSpank=]''' is a two-part ActionRPG in the vein of ''{{Diablo}}'', developed by Creator/RonGilbert of the ''MonkeyIsland'' series and centered around IdiotHero Extraordinaire [=DeathSpank=], self-proclaimed "Hero of the Downtrodden, Dispenser of Justice and Vanquisher of Evil". The first half, ''Orphans of Justice'' (or simply just [=DeathSpank=]) has our hero on a quest to obtain [[MacGuffin The Artifact]], and later, rescuing orphans from Lord Von Prong. The second part, ''Thongs of Virtue'' has [=DeathSpank=] traveling to various locales to defeat those corrupted by the Thongs of Power.

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'''[=DeathSpank=]''' is a two-part ActionRPG in the vein of ''{{Diablo}}'', ''{{VideoGame/Diablo}}'', developed by Creator/RonGilbert of the ''MonkeyIsland'' series and centered around IdiotHero Extraordinaire [=DeathSpank=], self-proclaimed "Hero of the Downtrodden, Dispenser of Justice and Vanquisher of Evil". The first half, ''Orphans of Justice'' (or simply just [=DeathSpank=]) has our hero on a quest to obtain [[MacGuffin The Artifact]], and later, rescuing orphans from Lord Von Prong. The second part, ''Thongs of Virtue'' has [=DeathSpank=] traveling to various locales to defeat those corrupted by the Thongs of Power.



* XMeetsY: Ron Gilbert describes it as ''MonkeyIsland'' meets ''{{Diablo}}''.

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* XMeetsY: Ron Gilbert describes it as ''MonkeyIsland'' meets ''{{Diablo}}''.''{{VideoGame/Diablo}}''.
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