[[quoteright:202:[[Webcomic/EightBitTheater http://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/weridbook_1618.png]]]]

->'''Red Mage''': You just fell for the oldest trick in the book, Lich King!
->'''Thief''': The one where you get three gullible suckers to make you their undisputed leader?
->'''Red Mage''': You just fell for the ''second'' oldest trick in the book, Lich King!
->'''Lich''': The trick where you put your [[SoulJar soul into a gem]] so you can't be killed and instead become an invincible ruler of the dead?
->'''Red Mage''': You just fell for the '''third''' oldest trick in the book, Lich King!
->'''Fighter''': You mean attaching [[ImprobableWeaponUser two sword hilts by a length of chain]] -
->'''Red Mage''': Okay, that is '''so''' not in trick book!
--> - Webcomic/EightBitTheater, [[http://www.nuklearpower.com/2004/02/10/episode-382-so-many-mortal-coils/ Episode 382]]


TheOldestOnesInTheBook of tricks.
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[[index]]
* BackupBluff
* BandwagonTechnique
* BedTrick
* BriarPatching
* CryingWolf
* DefensiveFeintTrap
* DivideAndConquer
* EngineeredHeroics
* HoneyTrap
* IAteWhat
* INeverSaidItWasPoison
* LookBehindYou
* NastyParty
* SlippingAMickey
* SpanishPrisoner
* SleepingDummy
* UsefulNotes/TheThirtySixStratagems
* TrickingTheShapeshifter
* WoundedGazelleGambit
* YouJustToldMe
[[/index]]
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