History Videogame / Gauntlet

19th May '18 5:56:41 AM FiliasCupio
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* MadLibsDialogue: "[color] [class] is now a level [X] [title]!" Which might also lead to a bit of DepartmentOfRedundancyDepartment in the Warrior's case: "[color] Warrior is now a Level 10 Hero!" Which is strange, since [[ShapedLikeItself he's already a hero]]...

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* MadLibsDialogue: "[color] [class] is now a level [X] [title]!" Which might also lead to a bit of DepartmentOfRedundancyDepartment in the Warrior's case: "[color] Warrior is now a Level 10 Hero!" Which is strange, since [[ShapedLikeItself he's already a hero]]... The original [[note]] This troper only has experience of the original, please edit to cover later installments if you know them[[/note]] had brief but noticable pauses: "Wizard [[Main/{{Beat}} (beat)]] needs food [[Main/{{Beat}} (beat)]] badly!"
17th Mar '18 6:35:16 AM Andre
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** The narrator in the 2014 remake can also be very sarcastic, particularly if you destroy food.
17th Oct '17 10:48:13 AM WolfMattGrey
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* MagnusMeansMage: in ''Gauntlet III'', Magnus is the wizard who brought peace to the land of Capra, and whom the protagonists have to rescue.
7th Oct '17 6:56:36 PM Shadi_Potter
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** In the arcades, by having a Level 10 hero, you unlock his/her secret character. In the consoles, you have to collect ''all'' tokens from each Treasure Room. Missing a single token denies you that achievement.

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** In the arcades, by having a Level 10 hero, you may unlock his/her corresponding secret character. In the consoles, you have to collect ''all'' tokens from each the secret character's specific Treasure Room. Missing a single token denies Room: you that achievement.are awarded nothing if you miss one token.
7th Oct '17 6:50:26 PM Shadi_Potter
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* ClownCarGrave: The bone piles, which keep spawning endless waves of ghosts until you destroy them.
** Any generator can be considered this: if left intact, a small hut, coffin, or vase can spawn multitudes of monsters within moments.

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* ClownCarGrave: The bone piles, which keep spawning endless waves of ghosts until you destroy them.
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Any generator can be considered this: this if left intact, intact. A bone pile, a small hut, coffin, or vase can spawn multitudes of ghosts or monsters within moments.


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* DamageSpongeBoss: The boss battles in ''Legends'' and ''Dark Legacy'' can last very long if you didn't prepare beforehand or get the corresponding Legend Weapon.


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* RainOfArrows: The Archer's ''Double Bow'' and ''BFG'' Turbo attacks, the latter ending with a huge energy bolt.
7th Oct '17 6:40:53 PM Shadi_Potter
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* LuckilyMyShieldWillProtectMe: The reason why Thyra the Valkyrie takes the least damage in the original games. In the 2014 remake, holding up her shield can even rebound projectiles back to the caster!



* MsFanservice: All three of them, in fact. The Mountain/red and Forest/green costumes in ''Legends / Dark Legacy'' moreso than others.

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* MsFanservice: All three of them, heroines, especially in fact. The their Mountain/red and Forest/green costumes in ''Legends / Dark Legacy'' moreso than others.Legacy''.



** The Sorceress exudes HotWitch all around and struts like a supermodel.

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** The Sorceress exudes HotWitch all around and struts by strutting like a supermodel.supermodel and leans forward whenever she shoots magic bolts.



* MythologyGag: The BigBad in the 2014 remake is named Morak, just like in the NES version.

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* MythologyGag: The BigBad who seeks the MacGuffin in the 2014 remake is named Morak, just like in the NES version.



* SecretCharacter: Quite a few actually.

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* SecretCharacter: Quite a few actually.Most especially in ''Legends'' and ''Dark Legacy''.



* TrueFinalBoss: Garm in ''Dark Legacy''.

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* TrueFinalBoss: Garm in ''Dark Legacy''. [[spoiler: The very same mage trounced by Skorne in the intro of Legends.]]



* WizardNeedsFoodBadly: {{Trope Namer|s}}, also overlaps with HyperactiveMetabolism. It would even be an EarWorm, but doesn't qualify since it isn't a song.
** The Duloks [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rp3PNeKx19w beg to differ]].
** As would Music/FiveIronFrenzy.

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* WizardNeedsFoodBadly: {{Trope Namer|s}}, also overlaps with HyperactiveMetabolism. It would The announcer's line is even be an EarWorm, but doesn't qualify since it isn't referenced into a song.
** The Duloks
song by the [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rp3PNeKx19w beg to differ]].
** As would
Duloks]] and Music/FiveIronFrenzy.
7th Oct '17 9:07:02 AM AnotherGuy
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* SpiritualSuccessor: Monolith Productions' ''VideoGame/GetMedieval.''

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* SpiritualSuccessor: According to WordOfGod, ''Gauntlet'' was the spiritual successor to ''[[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dandy_(video_game) Dandy]]''.
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Monolith Productions' ''VideoGame/GetMedieval.''
6th Oct '17 7:20:41 PM Shadi_Potter
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* InstantDeathRadius: Death in the 20g14 remake and Slayer Edition has been changed into an invulnerable OneHitKill creature. Not even magic can banish it unlike previous games. Death only appears on certain stages of Campaign and every 6th floor of Endless, which pursues the players until it has made a kill (or after some time), and then comes back again later.

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* InstantDeathRadius: Death in the 20g14 2014 remake and Slayer Edition has been changed into an invulnerable OneHitKill creature. Not even magic can banish it unlike previous games. Death only appears on certain stages of Campaign and every 6th floor of Endless, which pursues the players until it has made a kill (or after some time), and then comes back again later.



* MsFanservice: Green Archer appears to be one for Legends and Dark Legacy as in both beach party promotional pictures she is inexplicably topless.

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* MsFanservice: Green Archer All three of them, in fact. The Mountain/red and Forest/green costumes in ''Legends / Dark Legacy'' moreso than others.
** Thyra's chest-and-thigh-baring ChainmailBikini in the earlier games. The Valkyrie in ''Legends'' is also sunbathing in the ending postcard and even has an infamous nude code.
** The female Archer's very minimalist (esp the green's AbsoluteCleavage) outfits, and
appears to be one for Legends and Dark Legacy as topless in both beach party promotional pictures she postcards.
** The Sorceress exudes HotWitch all around and struts like a supermodel.
** The secret heroine Falconess (any color) walks around with her half-human female form wearing very meager pieces of clothing.
* MythologyGag: The BigBad in the 2014 remake
is inexplicably topless.named Morak, just like in the NES version.
6th Oct '17 6:46:04 PM Shadi_Potter
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* TrueFinalBoss: Garm in ''Dark Legacy''.



* ShoutOut:
** Morgan the Wizard is an obvious reference to [[KingArthur Morgan Le Fay]].

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* ShoutOut:
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ShoutOut: Morgan the Wizard is an obvious reference to [[KingArthur [[Myth/KingArthur Morgan Le Fay]].
6th Oct '17 11:25:15 AM Shadi_Potter
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* CainAndAbel: Sumner and his younger brother Garm.

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* CainAndAbel: The benevolent mage Sumner and his evil younger brother Garm.



* CutscenePowerToTheMax: Skorne seems significantly more powerful in the intro FMV of ''Legends'' and ''Dark Legacy,'' where he trounces a skilled mage with a few decisive blows. When fought in-game, he behaves much like any other boss, content to hurl ranged attacks at you while soaking your own.

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* CutscenePowerToTheMax: Skorne seems significantly more powerful in the intro FMV of ''Legends'' and ''Dark Legacy,'' where he trounces a skilled mage pounds down Garm with a few decisive blows. When fought in-game, he behaves much like any other boss, content to hurl ranged attacks at you while soaking your own. Granted, Skorne can still pound your character for horrific damage.


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* DemonicPossession: The near-death Garm absorbs Skorne's essence after the latter's destruction in the Underworld, prompting Garm to take over as the TrueFinalBoss in ''Dark Legacy''.
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