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12th Jun '16 10:31:43 PM luisedgarf
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* ''[[ComicBook/AlbedoErmaFelnaEDF Albedo]]: [[UpdatedRerelease Platinum Catalyst]]'' is ''ComicBook/AlbedoErmaFelnaEDF'' meets ''Anime/MobileSuitGundam'' (without the {{Mecha}}) meets ''VideoGame/RainbowSix''.
8th Jun '16 11:48:10 AM Morgenthaler
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* ''Chaos'' is ''TabletopGame/{{Warhammer 40000}}'' meets TabletopGame/{{Planescape}} meets TabletopGame/{{Spelljammer}} meets TabletopGame/{{Nobilis}} meets TabletopGame/{{Continuum}} meets Anime/DragonBallZ meets Manga/{{Akira}} meets [[Comicbook/GreenLantern DC's Green Lantern comics]] meets OrionsArm meets TabletopGame/TranshumanSpace meets TabletopGame/{{Rifts}} meets TabletopGame/GammaWorld meets the ComicBook/TheInvisibles comics meets VideoGame/DeusEx meets [[Literature/{{Illuminatus}} The Illuminatus! book trilogy]] meets [[TheNightsDawnTrilogy the Night's Dawn trilogy by Peter F. Hamilton]] meets [[Creator/RobertAHeinlein the collected works of Robert A. Heinlein]]. [[WhatDoYouMeanItWasntMadeOnDrugs Yeah]]. That's literally the ''only'' way to describe the madness (or awesomeness, depending on your point of view) that is ''Chaos''.

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* ''Chaos'' is ''TabletopGame/{{Warhammer 40000}}'' meets TabletopGame/{{Planescape}} meets TabletopGame/{{Spelljammer}} meets TabletopGame/{{Nobilis}} meets TabletopGame/{{Continuum}} meets Anime/DragonBallZ meets Manga/{{Akira}} meets [[Comicbook/GreenLantern DC's Green Lantern comics]] meets OrionsArm meets TabletopGame/TranshumanSpace meets TabletopGame/{{Rifts}} meets TabletopGame/GammaWorld meets the ComicBook/TheInvisibles comics meets VideoGame/DeusEx meets [[Literature/{{Illuminatus}} The Illuminatus! book trilogy]] meets [[TheNightsDawnTrilogy [[Literature/TheNightsDawnTrilogy the Night's Dawn trilogy by Peter F. Hamilton]] meets [[Creator/RobertAHeinlein the collected works of Robert A. Heinlein]]. [[WhatDoYouMeanItWasntMadeOnDrugs Yeah]]. That's literally the ''only'' way to describe the madness (or awesomeness, depending on your point of view) that is ''Chaos''.
1st Jun '16 12:03:07 PM ErikS
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* ''TabletopGame/{{Ironclaw}}'' is ''Series/GameOfThrones'' with the cast from Disney's ''Disney/RobinHood''
4th May '16 3:40:59 PM TheOneWhoTropes
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* ''Chaos'' is ''TabletopGame/{{Warhammer 40000}}'' meets TabletopGame/{{Planescape}} meets TabletopGame/{{Spelljammer}} meets TabletopGame/{{Nobilis}} meets TabletopGame/{{Continuum}} meets Anime/DragonBallZ meets Manga/{{Akira}} meets [[Comicbook/GreenLantern DC's Green Lantern comics]] meets OrionsArm meets TranshumanSpace meets {{Rifts}} meets TabletopGame/GammaWorld meets the ComicBook/TheInvisibles comics meets VideoGame/DeusEx meets [[Literature/{{Illuminatus}} The Illuminatus! book trilogy]] meets [[TheNightsDawnTrilogy the Night's Dawn trilogy by Peter F. Hamilton]] meets [[Creator/RobertAHeinlein the collected works of Robert A. Heinlein]]. [[WhatDoYouMeanItWasntMadeOnDrugs Yeah]]. That's literally the ''only'' way to describe the madness (or awesomeness, depending on your point of view) that is ''Chaos''.

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* ''Chaos'' is ''TabletopGame/{{Warhammer 40000}}'' meets TabletopGame/{{Planescape}} meets TabletopGame/{{Spelljammer}} meets TabletopGame/{{Nobilis}} meets TabletopGame/{{Continuum}} meets Anime/DragonBallZ meets Manga/{{Akira}} meets [[Comicbook/GreenLantern DC's Green Lantern comics]] meets OrionsArm meets TranshumanSpace TabletopGame/TranshumanSpace meets {{Rifts}} TabletopGame/{{Rifts}} meets TabletopGame/GammaWorld meets the ComicBook/TheInvisibles comics meets VideoGame/DeusEx meets [[Literature/{{Illuminatus}} The Illuminatus! book trilogy]] meets [[TheNightsDawnTrilogy the Night's Dawn trilogy by Peter F. Hamilton]] meets [[Creator/RobertAHeinlein the collected works of Robert A. Heinlein]]. [[WhatDoYouMeanItWasntMadeOnDrugs Yeah]]. That's literally the ''only'' way to describe the madness (or awesomeness, depending on your point of view) that is ''Chaos''.



* Most of the Dungeons&Dragons campaign settings can be described as the basic game rules meeting something else:

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* Most of the Dungeons&Dragons TabletopGame/DungeonsAndDragons campaign settings can be described as the basic game rules meeting something else:



** The Dark Sun setting was described by some reviewers as "D&D meets MadMax."
** TabletopGame/{{Eberron}} is TabletopGame/DungeonsAndDragons meets PiratesOfTheCaribbean meets a whole load of other stuff.
** Ravenloft is described as D&D meets GothicHorror, but it's more like D&D meets Film/HammerHorror with some SilentHill elements.

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** The Dark Sun setting was described by some reviewers as "D&D meets MadMax.Film/MadMax."
** TabletopGame/{{Eberron}} is TabletopGame/DungeonsAndDragons meets PiratesOfTheCaribbean Film/PiratesOfTheCaribbean meets a whole load of other stuff.
** Ravenloft is described as D&D meets GothicHorror, but it's more like D&D meets Film/HammerHorror with some SilentHill VideoGame/SilentHill elements.



** Alternatively, TabletopGame/{{Exalted}} is LordOfTheRings meets Anime/TengenToppaGurrenLagann.
* ''TabletopGame/{{FATAL}}'' can be summed up as ''D&D'' meets hardcore porn and math textbooks. But that's an insult to ''D&D'' and math textbooks.

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** Alternatively, TabletopGame/{{Exalted}} is LordOfTheRings Literature/TheLordOfTheRings meets Anime/TengenToppaGurrenLagann.
* ''TabletopGame/{{FATAL}}'' can be summed up as ''D&D'' meets hardcore porn and math textbooks. But that's an insult to ''D&D'' and math textbooks.textbooks, and most hardcore porn.



** And the Eldar are classic LordOfTheRings elves crossed with {{Ninja}} and Samurai plus a whole load of xenophobia.

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** And the Eldar are classic LordOfTheRings Literature/TheLordOfTheRings elves crossed with {{Ninja}} and Samurai plus a whole load of xenophobia.



** Orcs are ''TheLordOfTheRings'' Orcs meets British football hooligans. Same in TabletopGame/{{Warhammer 40000}}, only [[RecycledINSPACe IN SPACE]].

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** Orcs are ''TheLordOfTheRings'' ''Literature/TheLordOfTheRings'' Orcs meets British football hooligans. Same in TabletopGame/{{Warhammer 40000}}, only [[RecycledINSPACe [[RecycledINSPACE IN SPACE]].



** Necrons are [[Franchise/{{Terminator}} Terminators]] meets TheMummy.
** [[SpaceMarine The Adeptus Astartes]] are [[StarWars The Jedi Order]] plus The Teutonic Knights and The Knights Templar.

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** Necrons are [[Franchise/{{Terminator}} Terminators]] meets TheMummy.
Film/TheMummy.
** [[SpaceMarine The Adeptus Astartes]] are [[StarWars [[Franchise/StarWars The Jedi Order]] plus The Teutonic Knights and The Knights Templar.



** [[TabletopGame/{{Warhammer}} Malekith]] would be a cross between [[KnightsOfTheOldRepublic Revan]] and [[Literature/TheBible Satan]], with a measure of Ferdinand Magellan thrown in, but he predates Revan.
** Nagash is [[LordOfTheRings Sauron]] meets the [[VideoGame/WorldOfWarcraft Lich King]] meets [[Literature/HarryPotter Voldemort]].

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** [[TabletopGame/{{Warhammer}} Malekith]] would be a cross between [[KnightsOfTheOldRepublic [[VideoGame/KnightsOfTheOldRepublic Revan]] and [[Literature/TheBible Satan]], with a measure of Ferdinand Magellan thrown in, but he predates Revan.
** Nagash is [[LordOfTheRings [[Literature/TheLordOfTheRings Sauron]] meets the [[VideoGame/WorldOfWarcraft Lich King]] meets [[Literature/HarryPotter Voldemort]].
4th May '16 3:36:51 PM TheOneWhoTropes
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** Alternatively, TabletopGame/{{Exalted}} is LordOfTheRings meets GurrenLagann.

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** Alternatively, TabletopGame/{{Exalted}} is LordOfTheRings meets GurrenLagann.Anime/TengenToppaGurrenLagann.
1st May '16 10:57:53 AM erforce
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** Necrons are [[Franchise/{{TheTerminator}} Terminators]] meets TheMummy.

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** Necrons are [[Franchise/{{TheTerminator}} [[Franchise/{{Terminator}} Terminators]] meets TheMummy.
28th Mar '16 3:22:12 AM CountDorku
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* ''Night's Black Agents'' is ''Series/BurnNotice'' meets ''Series/TheXFiles'', assuming you run a brief find/replace that replaces the word "alien" with "vampire".
14th Mar '16 3:12:30 AM 4444jdm
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* ''[[TabletopGame/{{Pokemon}} Pokémon Trading Card Game]]'' is ''{{Pokemon}}'' meets ''Hanafuda''. ([[OlderThanTheyThink In fact,]] Creator/{{Nintendo}} is still making ''hanafuda'' cards, but Pokémon TCG can be seen as a SpiritualSuccessor to the ''hanafuda'' playing cards made by Nintendo.)

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* ''[[TabletopGame/{{Pokemon}} Pokémon Trading Card Game]]'' is ''{{Pokemon}}'' meets ''Hanafuda''. ''hanafuda''. ([[OlderThanTheyThink In fact,]] Creator/{{Nintendo}} is still making ''hanafuda'' cards, including ''Pokémon''-themed ''hanafuda'' cards, but Pokémon TCG ''Pokémon TCG'' can be seen as a SpiritualSuccessor to the ''hanafuda'' playing cards made by Nintendo.)
14th Mar '16 3:09:29 AM 4444jdm
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* ''[[TabletopGame/{{Pokemon}} Pokémon Trading Card Game]]'' is ''{{Pokemon}}'' meets ''Hanafuda''. ([[OlderThanTheyThink In fact,]] Creator/{{Nintendo}} is still making ''hanafuda'' cards, but Pokémon TCG can be seen as a SpiritualSuccessor to the ''hanafuda'' playing cards made by Nintendo.)
23rd Jan '16 9:12:47 PM MorgenReiter
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* TabletopGame/{{Warhammer 40000}} is ''TabletopGame/WarhammerFantasy'' meets ''Franchise/{{Dune}}'', ''Franchise/{{Alien}}'', ''Literature/StarshipTroopers'', ''Literature/{{Foundation}}'', ''Literature/TheCthulhuMythos'', ''Franchise/StarWars'', ''ComicBook/JudgeDredd'', ''TabletopGame/{{Traveller}}'', ''Literature/NineteenEightyFour'', and pretty much any science fiction, dystopia, and horror trope or story the current author feels like mixing in.

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* TabletopGame/{{Warhammer 40000}} is ''TabletopGame/WarhammerFantasy'' meets ''Franchise/{{Dune}}'', ''Franchise/{{Alien}}'', ''Literature/StarshipTroopers'', ''Literature/{{Foundation}}'', ''Literature/TheCthulhuMythos'', ''Franchise/StarWars'', ''ComicBook/JudgeDredd'', ''TabletopGame/{{Traveller}}'', ''Literature/NineteenEightyFour'', and pretty much any science fiction, dystopia, and or horror trope or story the current author feels like mixing in.
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