* BrokenBase: ''Maaa-aaaaa-aaaan.'' [[VideoGame/{{StarOceanTillTheEndOfTime}} Till The End Of Time]]'s plot twist managed to split the base like a lumberjack splitting a log and things are ''still'' split. [=TTEoT=] might just be one of the best examples of a base-breaker ever.
* GameBreaker: It's almost an art for ''SO'' players to find the fastest and most efficient ways to remove any challenge from the games. In ''Till the End of Time'', for example, doing so will almost certainly involve either Orichalcum or Boots of Prowess, depending on where you are in the game.
* NeverLiveItDown: Many fans still have trouble getting over the third game's infamous plot twist.
* TheyWastedAPerfectlyGoodPlot: See Genre Shift.