History YMMV / BioShockInfinite

15th May '18 1:32:47 PM Scabbard
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* ShipTease: from Elizabeth asking Booker to dance to several moments of outright {{UST}} towards the later stages of the game, the game doesn't stray far from the classic "romantic hero rescues damsel in distress and they fall in love" cliche ... until we learn who Elizabeth really is, retroactively turning all the teasing to {{Squick}}. Surprisingly, [[spoiler:ship teasing between Elizabeth and Booker is attempted ''again'' in the ''Burial at Sea'' DLC]].

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* ShipTease: from From Elizabeth asking Booker to dance to several moments of outright {{UST}} towards the later stages of the game, the game doesn't stray far from the classic "romantic hero rescues damsel in distress and they fall in love" cliche ... until we learn who Elizabeth really is, retroactively turning all the teasing to {{Squick}}. Surprisingly, [[spoiler:ship teasing between Elizabeth and Booker is attempted ''again'' in the ''Burial at Sea'' DLC]].
18th Mar '18 3:04:39 PM CrowTR0bot
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** Creator/KimberlyBrooks voices Daisy Fitzroy, a rebel against the racist and elitist Cult Of Personality-driven oppressors of Columbia. Several years later, she would voice Jasper on WesternAnimation/StevenUniverse, who is an ''enforcer'' for a similarly rigid, racist, elitist, Cult of Personality driven government, and who has a [[ItsPersonal strong grudge]] against the leader of a rebellion against ''that'' hierarchy.
15th Mar '18 5:23:54 PM rjd1922
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* ShipTease: from Elizabeth asking Booker to dance to several moments of outright {{UST}} towards the later stages of the game, the game doesn't stray far from the classic "romantic hero rescues damsel in distress and they fall in love" cliche ... until we learn who Elizabeth really is, retroactively turning all the teasing to {{Squick}}. Surprisingly, [[spoiler: ship teasing between Elizabeth and Booker is attempted ''again'' in the Burial at Sea DLC]].

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* ShipTease: from Elizabeth asking Booker to dance to several moments of outright {{UST}} towards the later stages of the game, the game doesn't stray far from the classic "romantic hero rescues damsel in distress and they fall in love" cliche ... until we learn who Elizabeth really is, retroactively turning all the teasing to {{Squick}}. Surprisingly, [[spoiler: ship [[spoiler:ship teasing between Elizabeth and Booker is attempted ''again'' in the Burial ''Burial at Sea'' DLC]].
* SpecialEffectFailure: The tobacco on the back wall of Robertson's Tobaccoria stand on High Street in ''Burial
at Sea DLC]].- Episode 1'' is clearly just a flat texture.
12th Mar '18 10:30:39 PM NascentKnight
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* WTHCostumingDepartment: Elizabeth's OfCorsetsSexy outfit, [[spoiler:considering she is ultimately revealed as Booker's daughter, its rather... revealing nature might send the wrong message. It's possibly why the outfit (which was originally shown to be much more omnipresent) was pushed back to the tail end of the game]].
1st Mar '18 2:55:52 PM TheMountainKing
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* {{Anvilicious}}: The writing seems to pick from the worst excesses of racism, religious fanaticism (Comstock), unchecked capitalism (Fink), revolutionary movements and communism (Fitzroy) exhibited within the last 150 years and adapt them to Columbia. If there's any kind of moral to take away from the story, it's probably "Extremism in any direction is bad." Which is perfectly in line with the message of the other games, really, except they didn't cramp so many ideaologies into one game.
** The game was originally going to be even ''more'' anvilicious. Ken Levine admits to having highly altered Comstock's character after a member of the design team threatened to resign over the game being a blatant attack on religious beliefs.

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* {{Anvilicious}}: The writing seems to pick from the worst excesses of racism, religious fanaticism (Comstock), unchecked capitalism (Fink), revolutionary movements and communism (Fitzroy) exhibited within the last 150 years and adapt them to Columbia. If there's any kind of moral to take away from the story, it's probably "Extremism in any direction is bad." Which is perfectly in line with the message of the other games, really, except they didn't cramp cram so many ideaologies ideologies into one game.
** The game was originally going to be even ''more'' anvilicious. Ken Levine admits to having highly altered Comstock's character after a member of the design team threatened to resign over feeling that the game being was a blatant attack on religious beliefs.
22nd Jan '18 3:54:53 AM ProfessorDetective
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* ParanoiaFuel: The '[[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V8FUZTNpfhc Columbia: A Modern Day Icarus]]?' trailer is not only dripping with this itself (it's done in the style of those really cheap yet ''really'' creepy 1970s/1980s educational/conspiracy theory shows), but it suggests that Columbia became this for the world in-universe -- even decades later, aside from a few hints and fragments that literally fell out of the sky (including part of a building that landed somewhere in the Alps) no one seems to know precisely what the hell went wrong, where the hell Columbia went and whether or not it's still lurking around up there somewhere... [[spoiler:Then there's the alternate timeline where Columbia bombs New York, so the very people who watch that show get to witness first hand the horror those people wished onto "Sodom"]].

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* ParanoiaFuel: The '[[http://www.'[[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V8FUZTNpfhc com/watch?v=xw5_vyBobt8 Columbia: A Modern Day Icarus]]?' trailer is not only dripping with this itself (it's done in the style of those really cheap yet ''really'' creepy 1970s/1980s educational/conspiracy theory shows), programs), but it suggests that Columbia became this for the world in-universe -- even decades later, aside from a few hints and fragments that literally fell out of the sky (including part of a building that landed somewhere in the Alps) no one seems to know precisely what the hell went wrong, where the hell Columbia went and whether or not it's still lurking around up there somewhere... [[spoiler:Then there's the alternate timeline where Columbia bombs New York, so the very people who watch that show get to witness first hand the horror those people wished onto "Sodom"]].
6th Jan '18 3:05:43 PM DocJamore
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* FandomBerserkButton: If you hurt Elizabeth, you're screwed. [[spoiler: Atlas/Fontaine]] did that, and now the fandom hates him. [[spoiler: Or at least more than they already did]].
2nd Jan '18 2:36:00 PM DocJamore
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* UnintentionallySympathetic: Daisy Fitzroy
** The game seems to expect us to believe that she's just as bad as Comstock for the atrocities she commits, but her back story and the suffering the lower classes of Columbia experience make that hard to swallow for some players. There's also the fact that, while her methods are indeed horrible [[note]] although going KillEmAll on the Founders is not any different from what the Player/Booker does anyway[[/note]], the final act of the game makes it extremely clear than Comstock ''really needs to die''.
** ''Burial at Sea'' expands on this. While not ret-conning Fitzroy into a total saint, the DLC at least shows that, unlike many of her followers, [[EveryoneHasStandards there were some lines she herself wouldn't cross.]]
* UnintentionallyUnsympathetic: Weirdly Daisy Fitzroy again.
** After the Burial at Sea retcon, some people no longer sympathize with her at all. While before she was a complex, well intentioned, but ultimately thoroughly evil character; the DLC changes her into an actually good character who was putting on an act. Some fans state that this makes her actions seem ''even more'' callous than before because she clearly knows killing is wrong and is aware that her rebellion will become much less restrained when she dies.
22nd Dec '17 11:13:55 PM Caps-luna
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* UnintentionallyUnsympathetic: Weirdly Daisy Fitzroy again.
** After the Burial at Sea retcon, some people no longer sympathize with her at all. While before she was a complex, well intentioned, but ultimately thoroughly evil character; the DLC changes her into an actually good character who was putting on an act. Some fans state that this makes her actions seem ''even more'' callous than before because she clearly knows killing is wrong and is aware that her rebellion will become much less restrained when she dies.
21st Nov '17 7:16:09 AM CrowTR0bot
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*** The fact that Alternate Universes are a major plot point makes the linear nature of the story's plot even more inexcusable.
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