History YouNoTakeCandle / VideoGames

28th Dec '16 9:24:51 AM Unicorndance
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* ''VideoGame/ThereIsNoGame'' is mainly in proper syntax, but sometimes falls into this.
--> "No reason to use that icon as you were on the point of leaving...don't you?
--> "You're thinking about how to lift that big box, don't you?"
--> "How can I become a sales success with all that glitches?"
20th Dec '16 7:36:45 PM Unicorndance
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* In an online game called ''Dora Care Baby Bears'' about ''WesternAnimation/DoraTheExplorer'' looking after bears, the instructions are written like this. They even call pacifiers ''children's nipples''.
--> "Now we towelled the bear dry"
--> "Dusted talcum powder would feeling dry and smooth"
--> (when they're hungry) "My stomach cries cupboard"
--> "I am feel itchy on my back. Please help my scratch!"
--> "Now use shower washed the soap off"
5th Dec '16 6:53:41 AM valozzy
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* ''VideoGame/Bioshock'': Dr. Suchong speaks this way, including referring to himself in the third person (Chinese languages tend to lack articles, but this is not a typical result in new English speakers). Dr. Tenenbaum, in contrast, has a Russian accent but her grammar is perfectly fine.

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* ''VideoGame/Bioshock'': ''VideoGame/{{Bioshock}}'': Dr. Suchong speaks this way, including referring to himself in the third person (Chinese languages tend to lack articles, but this is not a typical result in new English speakers). Dr. Tenenbaum, in contrast, has a Russian accent but her grammar is perfectly fine.
26th Aug '16 12:54:33 AM Hanz
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** The vorcha usually speak this way. They're the only species met so far to do so. This is justified in that their average lifespan is twenty years, if they're lucky: such short lives leave little time for them to become well-educated. Shepard does meet one or two well-spoken vorcha throughout the game, and even those that don't have a great grasp of Basic are not necessarily stupid, as seen by the vorcha soldier speaking to a human soldier in the third game's ''Citadel'' DLC, who displays an impressive understanding of tactics and multiplayer mechanics.

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** The vorcha usually speak this way.way and combine this with NoIndoorVoice. They're the only species met so far to do so. This is justified in that their average lifespan is twenty years, if they're lucky: such short lives leave little time for them to become well-educated. Shepard does meet one or two well-spoken vorcha throughout the game, and even those that don't have a great grasp of Basic are not necessarily stupid, as seen by the vorcha soldier speaking to a human soldier in the third game's ''Citadel'' DLC, who displays an impressive understanding of tactics and multiplayer mechanics.
20th Aug '16 11:54:37 PM Xyshurondor
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* ''VideoGame/Bioshock'': Dr. Suchong speaks this way, including referring to himself in the third person (Chinese languages tend to lack articles, but this is not a typical result in new English speakers). Dr. Tenenbaum, in contrast, has a Russian accent but her grammar is perfectly fine.
15th May '16 3:38:58 AM Morgenthaler
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* ''RumbleRoses'': In the English language version, Aigle, the Mongolian girl, speaks like this.

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* ''RumbleRoses'': ''VideoGame/RumbleRoses'': In the English language version, Aigle, the Mongolian girl, speaks like this.



* ''SidMeiersAlphaCentauri'':

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* ''SidMeiersAlphaCentauri'':''VideoGame/SidMeiersAlphaCentauri'':



* ''{{Ultima}}'':

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* ''{{Ultima}}'':''VideoGame/{{Ultima}}'':



** Also, the passive voice is spoken in by Emps in ''UltimaVII''.
** In ''{{Ultima Underworld}}'', The Stygian Abyss, the goblins are a perfect example for this (especially the Green Goblins except for their king). Try to trade with one of them and make an offer he rejects. The answer: "No, I no like!"

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** Also, the passive voice is spoken in by Emps in ''UltimaVII''.
''VideoGame/UltimaVII''.
** In ''{{Ultima ''VideoGame/{{Ultima Underworld}}'', The Stygian Abyss, the goblins are a perfect example for this (especially the Green Goblins except for their king). Try to trade with one of them and make an offer he rejects. The answer: "No, I no like!"
25th Apr '16 1:39:34 PM Azure012
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** In the [[{{Woolseyism}} English localization]], that is. In the original Japanese, ''Grego'' ([[DubNameChange as he's known there]]) speaks in a somewhat rough-and-tumble manner befitting a globetrotting mercenary {{Oyaji}}, but is perfectly fluent in whatever the world's language is.
9th Feb '16 4:35:12 AM littlebeeper
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** planetmind speaks variously broken English, but is a vast planetary intelligence into which humanity may eventually merge.

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** planetmind The Planetmind speaks variously broken English, but is a vast planetary intelligence into which humanity may eventually merge.
29th Jan '16 1:25:41 AM jormis29
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* ''{{Warcraft}}'':
** In this video game series, the "primitive" language is actually named "Low Common" in Warcraft [=DnD=] - implicitly there's a "low" form of many other languages, as well. ''WorldOfWarcraft'' actually subverts this at one point:

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* ''{{Warcraft}}'':
''VideoGame/{{Warcraft}}'':
** In this video game series, the "primitive" language is actually named "Low Common" in Warcraft [=DnD=] - implicitly there's a "low" form of many other languages, as well. ''WorldOfWarcraft'' ''VideoGame/WorldOfWarcraft'' actually subverts this at one point:



*** In the case of the Furbolgs it's justified in that the ones you talk intelligently to are how all Furbolgs used to be, and the brutish, animalistic ones are those that had been driven mad by the invasion of the Burning Legion during Warcraft III

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*** In the case of the Furbolgs it's justified in that the ones you talk intelligently to are how all Furbolgs used to be, and the brutish, animalistic ones are those that had been driven mad by the invasion of the Burning Legion during Warcraft III''VideoGame/WarcraftIII''



** ''HearthstoneHeroesOfWarcraft'' has "YOU NO TAKE CANDLE" as the Kobold Geomancer's battlecry.

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** ''HearthstoneHeroesOfWarcraft'' ''VideoGame/HearthstoneHeroesOfWarcraft'' has "YOU NO TAKE CANDLE" as the Kobold Geomancer's battlecry.
12th Jan '16 6:32:22 PM nombretomado
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* ''{{Runescape}}'': The Ogres speak a vaguely Jamaican accent, which is commented on multiple times. Some Ogres that have lived with humans speak grammatically correct, albeit short, sentences. They still use lots of slang, making some sentences almost unreadable. The goblins, though speak in a 'stupid' way with incorrect grammar. In an inversion of this trope, they are revealed to be very smart, but most tribes of goblins care more about warfare and physical strength than science, art, and intellectuality.

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* ''{{Runescape}}'': ''VideoGame/{{Runescape}}'': The Ogres speak a vaguely Jamaican accent, which is commented on multiple times. Some Ogres that have lived with humans speak grammatically correct, albeit short, sentences. They still use lots of slang, making some sentences almost unreadable. The goblins, though speak in a 'stupid' way with incorrect grammar. In an inversion of this trope, they are revealed to be very smart, but most tribes of goblins care more about warfare and physical strength than science, art, and intellectuality.
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