History YMMV / NintendoWars

30th Sep '17 3:53:56 PM DrVonOppendown
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** By the same token, Hachi is apparently a former Commander-In-Chief of OS and is purposefully styled as a stereotypical, old-timey Japanese shopkeeper.
29th Sep '17 7:19:27 AM SuperSauce
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* FandomRivalry: One seems to have developed with ''FireEmblem'' during the 2010's. Both turn-based strategy games (though ''Fire Emblem'' has a [[StrategyRPG much greater RPG focus]]) developed by IntelligentSystems, after the release of ''[[FireEmblemAwakening Awakening]]'', the ''FE'' franchise exploded in popularity, getting a [[FireEmblemFates new game]], a [[FireEmblemGaiden remake]], two [[TokyoMirageSessionsFE crossover]] [[FireEmblemWarriors spin-offs]], and a [[FireEmblemHeroes mobile game]]. And during all of this, nothing new at all has developed for the ''Wars'' series, making fans feel left out in the cold while Nintendo focuses on milking its ''FE'' CashCowFranchise.

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* FandomRivalry: One seems to have developed with ''FireEmblem'' during the 2010's. Both turn-based strategy games (though ''Fire Emblem'' has a [[StrategyRPG much greater RPG focus]]) developed by IntelligentSystems, after the release of ''[[FireEmblemAwakening Awakening]]'', the ''FE'' franchise exploded in popularity, getting a [[FireEmblemFates new game]], a [[FireEmblemGaiden remake]], two [[TokyoMirageSessionsFE crossover]] [[FireEmblemWarriors spin-offs]], and a [[FireEmblemHeroes mobile game]]. And during all of this, nothing new at all has developed for the ''Wars'' series, making fans feel left out in the cold while Nintendo focuses on milking its ''FE'' CashCowFranchise. Not helped by statements that this franchise has been halted because the developers are unable to implement Fire Emblem's relationship mechanics into a Nintendo Wars entry.
29th Sep '17 7:07:23 AM ZenBlade
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* FandomRivalry: One seems to have developed with ''FireEmblem'' during the 2010's. Both turn-based strategy games (though ''Fire Emblem'' has a [[StrategyRPG much greater RPG focus]]) developed by IntelligentSystems, after the release of ''[[FireEmblemAwakening Awakening]]'', the ''FE'' franchise exploded in popularity, getting a [[FireEmblemFates new game]], a [[FireEmblemGaiden remake]], two [[TokyoMirageSessionsFE crossover]] [[FireEmblemWarriors spin-offs]], and a [[FireEmblemHeroes mobile game]]. And during all of this, nothing new at all has developed for the ''Wars'' series, making fans feel left out in the cold while Nintendo focuses on milking its ''FE'' CashCowFranchise.
4th Sep '17 5:55:36 PM SuperSauce
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** Same game again: Lose Chapter 19. [[spoiler:Gage]] tells everyone to escape without him as he is set upon by the crazed cultists. You don't see what happens but you can sure ''imagine'' it.
16th May '17 7:28:23 PM RainingMetal
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* DemonicSpiders: Anti-Tanks in ''Days of Ruin''[[note]]Doesn't help that their only real weakness after they're in position is infantry which get picked off by everything else.[[/note]], Pillboxes in the first ''Battalion Wars'', Fighters and Strato Destroyers in the ''Battalion Wars 2''.

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* DemonicSpiders: Oozium in ''Dual Strike'' [[note]]Big blobs that can instantly kill a unit on contact when they move. Though they can only move one square a turn, they're resistant against indirect attacks, forcing the player to use direct attacks.[[/note]], Anti-Tanks in ''Days of Ruin''[[note]]Doesn't help that their only real weakness after they're in position is infantry which get picked off by everything else.[[/note]], Pillboxes in the first ''Battalion Wars'', Fighters and Strato Destroyers in the ''Battalion Wars 2''.



** Jake replacing Andy as the main character. While Andy wasn't exactly the most interesting character in the world, a lot of people would prefer him over Jake's JiveTurkey routine any day.

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** Jake replacing Andy as the main character. While Andy wasn't exactly the most interesting character in the world, a lot of people would prefer him over Jake's JiveTurkey routine any day. Jake's CO Powers aren't nearly as useful as Andy's either.
29th Oct '16 3:24:10 PM GreeneMachine92
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* HarsherInHindsight: The first Advance Wars game was released on [[http://tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pmwiki.php/Main/TheWarOnTerror September 10, 2001]].
16th Jul '16 2:38:17 PM ACW
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** [[BigBad Caulder]] is a wicked MadScientist extraordinaire who is the sole survivor of a series of clones who killed each other off, before Caulder murdering his own creator. Caulder's only drive is [[ForTheEvulz his passion for immoral experiments]], and he happily perpetuates the strife caused by the world's ravaging, supplying weapons for Greyfield's conquest. One of these experiments is the Creeper Derangea, a virus which [[BodyHorror causes plant life to burst through the infected's skin]], resulting in a CruelAndUnusualDeath. Among Caulder's other [[KickTheDog pointlessly cruel actions]] are leaving the Beast to die for his failure; and poisoning the mayor and listening to him die over the phone. Caulder is also [[AbusiveParents hideously abusive to his own cloned children]]: he attempted to [[GrandTheftMe body-jack Cyrus]] in an attempt to gain immortality and poisons Cyrus with something meant to kill him as slowly as possible once he betrays him; drove Penny insane with his experiments, before trying to have her to die on the Great Owl; intends to dissect his "haywire" daughter, Isabella, and ultimately rules all of them "abject failures." Caulder considers life itself as irrelevant, and commits every atrocity he does [[ForScience purely to sate his own twisted curiosity]].

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** [[BigBad Caulder]] is a wicked MadScientist extraordinaire who is the sole survivor of a series of clones who killed each other off, before Caulder murdering murdered his own creator. Caulder's only drive is [[ForTheEvulz his passion for immoral experiments]], and he happily perpetuates the strife caused by the world's ravaging, supplying weapons for Greyfield's conquest. One of these experiments is the Creeper Derangea, a virus which [[BodyHorror causes plant life to burst through the infected's skin]], resulting in a CruelAndUnusualDeath. Among Caulder's other [[KickTheDog pointlessly cruel actions]] are leaving the Beast to die for his failure; and poisoning the mayor and listening to him die over the phone. Caulder is also [[AbusiveParents hideously abusive to his own cloned children]]: he attempted to [[GrandTheftMe body-jack Cyrus]] in an attempt to gain immortality and poisons Cyrus with something meant to kill him as slowly as possible once he betrays him; drove Penny insane with his experiments, before trying to have her to die on the Great Owl; intends to dissect his "haywire" daughter, Isabella, and ultimately rules all of them "abject failures." Caulder considers life itself as irrelevant, and commits every atrocity he does [[ForScience purely to sate his own twisted curiosity]].
16th Jul '16 12:39:59 PM ACW
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** Caulder from ''Advance Wars: Days of Ruin'' appears to be just an amoral scientist at first, excited by the [[TheEndOfTheWorldAsWeKnowIt recent apocalypse]], since it finally lets him give his weapons some field testing to slake his curiosity. As the story continues, his "scientific curiosity" turns out to be genocidal sadism. He has invented a virus known as The Creeper, which makes flowers ''grow underneath your skin and burst through it, covering your body with roots, stems, and flowers'', all of which you can feel very painfully. The original virus wasn't good enough for him since it only infected the young, so he decided to upgrade it. Now it can kill everyone, even faster and more painfully than before. The photo they show you of one of the victims of this new strain of Creeper is horrid. It gets to the point where, when he tries to HannibalLecture the hero about how HumansAreBastards, the [[ShutUpHannibal hero throws it back in his face]], saying that it doesn't matter if he's right, becaue he's still a monster who needs to be destroyed. [[spoiler: Caulder even reveals that he's a clone of an amoral scientist that fought back and killed his creator and the OTHER clones of said amoral scientist. "Do you know what it's like to watch yourself die? ...It is FASCINATING!"]]
** The same game also has Greyfield, a malicious SocialDarwinist who preaches about ruling through fear. His crimes include: [[spoiler:scaring [[ButtMonkey Davis]] to death, messing with your units the one time he is your "ally" out of spite for disputing his [[TheSocialDarwinist darwinism]], making your force do "active surveillance" for perhaps both sadistic reasons Lin mentions, murdering [[WorthyOpponent Forsythe]] before he could try being a SilentScapegoat, and [[WeHaveReserves nuking his own men]] to kill [[AFatherToHisMen Brenner]].]]

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** **[[BigBad Caulder]] is a wicked MadScientist extraordinaire who is the sole survivor of a series of clones who killed each other off, before Caulder from ''Advance Wars: Days of Ruin'' appears to be just an amoral scientist at first, excited murdering his own creator. Caulder's only drive is [[ForTheEvulz his passion for immoral experiments]], and he happily perpetuates the strife caused by the [[TheEndOfTheWorldAsWeKnowIt recent apocalypse]], since it finally lets him give his world's ravaging, supplying weapons some field testing to slake his curiosity. As for Greyfield's conquest. One of these experiments is the story continues, his "scientific curiosity" turns out to be genocidal sadism. He has invented Creeper Derangea, a virus known as The Creeper, which makes flowers ''grow underneath your skin and [[BodyHorror causes plant life to burst through it, covering your body with roots, stems, the infected's skin]], resulting in a CruelAndUnusualDeath. Among Caulder's other [[KickTheDog pointlessly cruel actions]] are leaving the Beast to die for his failure; and flowers'', all of which you can feel very painfully. The original virus wasn't good enough for poisoning the mayor and listening to him since it only infected die over the young, so he decided to upgrade it. Now it can kill everyone, even faster and more painfully than before. The photo they show you of one of the victims of this new strain of Creeper is horrid. It gets to the point where, when he tries to HannibalLecture the hero about how HumansAreBastards, the [[ShutUpHannibal hero throws it back in his face]], saying that it doesn't matter if he's right, becaue he's still a monster who needs to be destroyed. [[spoiler: phone. Caulder even reveals that he's a clone of is also [[AbusiveParents hideously abusive to his own cloned children]]: he attempted to [[GrandTheftMe body-jack Cyrus]] in an amoral scientist that fought back attempt to gain immortality and killed poisons Cyrus with something meant to kill him as slowly as possible once he betrays him; drove Penny insane with his creator experiments, before trying to have her to die on the Great Owl; intends to dissect his "haywire" daughter, Isabella, and the OTHER clones ultimately rules all of said amoral scientist. "Do you know what it's like them "abject failures." Caulder considers life itself as irrelevant, and commits every atrocity he does [[ForScience purely to watch yourself die? ...It is FASCINATING!"]]
sate his own twisted curiosity]].
** The same game also has Greyfield, aforementioned [[InsaneAdmiral Admiral]] [[GeneralRipper Greyfield]] is a malicious megalomaniacal SocialDarwinist who preaches about ruling desires to rule through fear. His crimes include: [[spoiler:scaring [[ButtMonkey Davis]] to death, messing with your units After the one time world is plunged into ruin after a meteor storm, Greyfield takes what he is your "ally" sees as a perfect opportunity, codifying the New Rubinelle Army and leading a conquest to dominate the world. Greyfield wages war on the country of Lazuria, considering their people weak, intending to wipe out of spite for disputing his [[TheSocialDarwinist darwinism]], making your force do "active surveillance" for perhaps both sadistic reasons Lin mentions, murdering [[WorthyOpponent Forsythe]] before he could try being a SilentScapegoat, their populace in totality and [[WeHaveReserves nuking causing dozens of innocent casualties along the way. [[BadBoss Treating his own men]] allies and army as disposable if he doesn't consider them up to kill [[AFatherToHisMen Brenner]].]]his standards, Greyfield threatens everyone who so much as upsets him with execution, mass-executing his own soldiers once they catch the Creeper virus, and having Forsythe shot after he surrenders on account of being "Lazurian trash."]] After Brenner turns against him, Greyfield swears to have him and his entire battalion executed and sinks to his ultimate low when he has an entire city--with his own troops within--nuked for the purpose of killing Brenner, succeeding in causing Brenner's death. Considering everyone else utterly beneath him and convinced of his own indomitable superiority, Greyfield was at heart an incompetent, domineering coward whose greatest wish was to put the world under his foot.
16th Jul '16 11:36:40 AM ACW
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* CompleteMonster: From ''Advance Wars: Days of Ruin'':
28th Jun '16 6:15:57 AM longWriter
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* AnnoyingVideoGameHelper: Olaf's snow powers can screw over allies as badly as they do enemies.
** He also EXERTS this personality several times, notably the T-Minus 15 mission in [=AW2=].



* StopHelpingMe: Olaf's snow powers can screw over allies as badly as they do enemies.
** He also EXERTS this personality several times, notably the T-Minus 15 mission in [=AW2=].
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