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Forgot It Was A Game
Took the game too seriously.
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(permanent link) added: 2013-01-28 13:16:24 sponsor: Indalecio (last reply: 2013-01-29 08:49:22)

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Can't think of many examples but Seen It a Million Times. A group is in some sort of Virtual-Reality simulation, treating it as a matter of life and death, completely forgetting that its just a game and they can just turn it off.


  • A variation occurs in Deep Space 9, in the episode "Move Along Home" where aliens have abducted the crew and placed them in a holodeck simulation of a board game. Some crewmembers seem to die, but in the end it turns out they're okay, because it was just a game.
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