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Ninja Butterfly: Due for a rename?
(permanent link) added: 2008-09-29 18:59:45 sponsor: FreezairForALimitedTime (last reply: 2008-09-30 16:09:41)

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So. The Ninja Butterfly trope. Important video game trope... and nigh-unsearchable, with an unintuitive name. I avoided it for a long time before I actually read the article, because it sounded like it had something to do with tiny insect ninjas. If we don't re-name it entirely, I think it at least needs an easily searchable redirect. Maybe something like "Infodump Sidekick" or something.

Thoughts? Should We Do This? And if so, what kind of new name should it have?

A few ideas:

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