History YMMV / TroyBaker

26th May '16 1:13:54 AM ClashmanTheThird
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* PlayingAgainstType:
** [[CampGay Shadow]] [[VideoGame/{{Persona 4}} Kanji]]. Actual [=YouTube=] comment: "Why, Troy Baker, why?"
** If flamboyance could count as against type, then [[VideoGame/{{Persona 2}} Eikichi]] probably qualifies too.
** His performance as [[WesternAnimation/TheAvengersEarthsMightiestHeroes Michael Korvac]] seems to draw mostly from feelings of paranoia and fear.
** [[VideoGame/FinalFantasyXIII Snow]] [[VideoGame/FinalFantasyXIII2 Villiers]] is a famous example.
** [[VideoGame/TransformersFallOfCybertron Jazz]] is also a good example.
** A younger version of Creator/MarkHamill's Joker in ''VideoGame/BatmanArkhamOrigins''.
** In recent years, Troy has completely avoided being typecast as he plays a wide variety of distinct roles; in ''Kid Icarus'' alone, his two characters are [[TheStoic polar]] [[LargeHam opposites]].
26th May '16 1:13:19 AM ClashmanTheThird
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* PlayingAgainstType:
** [[CampGay Shadow]] [[VideoGame/{{Persona 4}} Kanji]]. Actual [=YouTube=] comment: "Why, Troy Baker, why?"
** If flamboyance could count as against type, then [[VideoGame/{{Persona 2}} Eikichi]] probably qualifies too.
** His performance as [[WesternAnimation/TheAvengersEarthsMightiestHeroes Michael Korvac]] seems to draw mostly from feelings of paranoia and fear.
** [[VideoGame/FinalFantasyXIII Snow]] [[VideoGame/FinalFantasyXIII2 Villiers]] is a famous example.
** [[VideoGame/TransformersFallOfCybertron Jazz]] is also a good example.
** A younger version of Creator/MarkHamill's Joker in ''VideoGame/BatmanArkhamOrigins''.
** In recent years, Troy has completely avoided being typecast as he plays a wide variety of distinct roles; in ''Kid Icarus'' alone, his two characters are [[TheStoic polar]] [[LargeHam opposites]].
26th May '16 1:05:05 AM ClashmanTheThird
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* FakeBrit: He's ''really'' good at pulling off British accents. Compare [[Anime/DarkerThanBlack November 11]], [[Manga/SoulEater Excalibur]], [[Anime/CodeGeass Schneizel]], [[VideoGame/BinaryDomain Charles Gregory]], [[VideoGame/KidIcarusUprising Arlon]], [[WesternAnimation/GeneratorRex Van Kleiss]], Sinestro, [[WesternAnimation/UltimateSpiderMan Loki]], and [[VideoGame/TransformersWarForCybertron Jetfire]].
19th May '16 9:11:22 PM Kerauno
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* DisproportionateRetribution: He was recently run off twitter by the SJW crowd in a particularly vicious manner. (See MisBlamed below for more details).

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* DisproportionateRetribution: He was recently run off twitter by the SJW crowd Twitter in a particularly vicious manner. (See MisBlamed below for more details).
10th May '16 7:49:14 PM Anicomicgeek
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* HilariousInHindsight: Troy voiced Robin in ''VideoGame/BatmanArkhamCity''. He then went on to voice Nightwing in ''VideoGame/InjusticeGodsAmongUs'', Joker in ''VideoGame/BatmanArkhamCity'', and Red Hood in ''VideoGame/BatmanArkhamKnight''; mirroring the character progression of Dick Grayson, DCAU!Tim Drake, and Jason Todd.

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* HilariousInHindsight: Troy voiced Robin in ''VideoGame/BatmanArkhamCity''. He then went on to voice Nightwing in ''VideoGame/InjusticeGodsAmongUs'', Joker in ''VideoGame/BatmanArkhamCity'', ''VideoGame/BatmanArkhamOrigins'', and Red Hood in ''VideoGame/BatmanArkhamKnight''; mirroring the character progression of Dick Grayson, DCAU!Tim Drake, and Jason Todd.
10th May '16 7:47:58 PM Anicomicgeek
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* HilariousInHindsight: Troy voiced Robin in ''VideoGame/BatmanArkhamCity''. He then went on to voice Nightwing in ''VideoGame/InjusticeGodsAmongUs'', Joker in ''VideoGame/BatmanArkhamCity'', and Red Hood in ''VideoGame/BatmanArkhamKnight''; mirroring the character progression of Dick Grayson, DCAU!Time Drake, and Jason Todd.

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* HilariousInHindsight: Troy voiced Robin in ''VideoGame/BatmanArkhamCity''. He then went on to voice Nightwing in ''VideoGame/InjusticeGodsAmongUs'', Joker in ''VideoGame/BatmanArkhamCity'', and Red Hood in ''VideoGame/BatmanArkhamKnight''; mirroring the character progression of Dick Grayson, DCAU!Time DCAU!Tim Drake, and Jason Todd.
26th Apr '16 6:25:56 PM DreamerCynist2
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* DisproportionateRetribution: He was recently run off twitter by SJW crowd in a particularly vicious manner. (See MisBlamed below for more details).

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* DisproportionateRetribution: He was recently run off twitter by the SJW crowd in a particularly vicious manner. (See MisBlamed below for more details).
19th Apr '16 4:50:49 PM DarkPaladinX
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** Some anime and jRPG fans are a bit disappointed that he presence in anime and jRPGs have greatly diminished ever since his role motion capture role in a AAA game, VideoGame/TheLastOfUs, noting that his jRPG role as Yuri Lowell in VideoGames/TalesOfVesperia help put him in the video gaming spotlight. Many of them are okay with this, seeing that Troy has become a union-only voice actor right now and Creator/MatthewMercer managed to fill in his shoes for anime titles and jRPGs while he works in the big name titles. Other finds are a bit uncomfortable, seeing the high demand of his motion capture work in AAA video game titles has completely limited his original roots of how he entered voice acting in the first place.

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** Some anime and jRPG fans are a bit disappointed that he his presence in anime and jRPGs have greatly diminished ever since his role motion capture role in a AAA game, VideoGame/TheLastOfUs, noting that his jRPG role as Yuri Lowell in VideoGames/TalesOfVesperia help put him in the video gaming spotlight. Many of them are okay with this, seeing that Troy has become a union-only voice actor right now and Creator/MatthewMercer managed to fill in his shoes for anime titles and jRPGs while he works in the big name titles. Other finds are a bit uncomfortable, seeing the high demand of his motion capture work in AAA video game titles has completely limited his original roots of how he entered voice acting in the first place.
17th Apr '16 2:45:13 PM DarkPaladinX
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** Some anime and jRPG fans are a bit disappointed that he presence in anime and jRPGs have greatly diminished ever since his role motion capture role in a AAA game, VideoGame/TheLastOfUs, noting that his jRPG role as Yuri Lowell in VideoGames/TalesOfVesperia help put him in the video gaming spotlight. Many of them are okay with this, seeing that Troy has become a union-only voice actor right now and Creator/MatthewMercer managed to fill in his shoes for anime titles and jRPGs while he works in the big name titles. Other finds are a bit uncomfortable, seeing the high demand of his motion capture work in AAA video game titles has completely limited his original roots of how he entered voice acting in the first place.
28th Dec '15 2:40:09 AM ChrisDV
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* FandomRivalry: His fans and Nolan North's. Nolan and Troy however do not share the sentiment however, are great friends in real life and mock the idea of a "competition" between them during interviews.
** Also with his fans and Mark Hamill's. However, Troy revealed at a panel that during the development of the Arkham Origins game, Mark was allowed to see the work that had been done and was very satisfied at Troy's portrayal of The Joker.
* SugarWiki/FunnyMoments: Most of his panels have these in spades.

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* FandomRivalry: FandomRivalry:
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His fans and Nolan North's. Nolan and Troy however do not share the sentiment however, are great friends in real life and mock the idea of a "competition" between them during interviews.
** Also with his His fans and Mark Hamill's. However, Troy revealed at a panel that during the development of the Arkham Origins game, Mark was allowed to see the work that had been done and was very satisfied at Troy's portrayal of The Joker.
* SugarWiki/FunnyMoments: Most of his panels have these in spades. spades.
* HilariousInHindsight: Troy voiced Robin in ''VideoGame/BatmanArkhamCity''. He then went on to voice Nightwing in ''VideoGame/InjusticeGodsAmongUs'', Joker in ''VideoGame/BatmanArkhamCity'', and Red Hood in ''VideoGame/BatmanArkhamKnight''; mirroring the character progression of Dick Grayson, DCAU!Time Drake, and Jason Todd.
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