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In the course of time, he was gaining a lot of catchphrases, that now needs its own page.
(As a substitute for maybe "Banzai!" or "Geronimo!")
HEYOHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHH!!! "Well, at least this (something) isn't a (something worse)! *The (something) becomes (something worse)* DAMMIT!"
"Well, I guess it's better than a sharp stick in the eye/ Guardian Acorn!"
" GAAAAAAA AAAAAAAME!"
"And here we find some HIDDEN TREASURE/a HIDDEN PASSAGE/a SECRET PASSAGE/ a SECRET CHILD/ TRIPLE TRIAD!/ SECRET SEASHELL!/ PIECE OF POWER!"
Usually followed by "All right!", and rarely followed by "Nice!".
He even writes 'secret treasure' with that emphasis and lampshaded one of the only instances where he said it normally.
"Nah, just kidding, viewers. Just kidding."
(After doing preparations for certain events, like boss battles) "OK. We're all set and ready to go!"
" AND THEY DIED. Well, I guess that's all for this let's play series. Hope you enjoyed it."
" That sounds vulgar."
" XXX is a caring soul."
"I'm not a big fan of ____, I'll be honest with you, viewers."
"They have "
L...I...T...T...L...E M...O...N...E...Y "Okay, let's get ready, FOR BOSS TIME!"
"Take a wild guess, viewers."
"He is weak to !"
THUNDERRRRRRRR / FIREEEEEEEE / ICCEEE " But Thou Must!"
" Soon enough, viewers, soon enough."
It's close cousin: "Fore SHADOWINNNNNNNNNNNNNNNG!"
And his other close cousin: "Remember that for later, viewers."
"Nuts" (when something goes wrong).
"Crap" (similarly when something goes wrong).
"You got me on that one, viewers."
"WHAT'S WRONG WITH YOU!?"
"Yay! Happy music!"
The dark equivalent, "Uh oh. Danger music!"
And the awesome equivalent, " Yeah! Kickass music!", or simply "Yeah! Kickass!"
" Wow! Look at that damage! (Holy Cow!)
"Ow?!" and "OW!", when he's the target of a very strong attack.
" Owquitit." when he's the target of a not so strong attack.
"What could possibly go wrong?"
" Now, I don't know how you're supposed to figure this out."
"So that's pretty nice."
"OF COURSE!!! WHY NOT?!?!"
"More PARTY MEMBERS! MOAR PARTY MEMBERS!"
"(number) THOOOOOOOOOOOOUUUUUSAND gold/gil/ Experience Points!"
"If you thought this was bad... *evil, cackling laugh*"
" Stay away from the summoner!" About once per LP only, though.
"Really, game? REALLY?!"
"(harder enemy). They're like (easier enemy) except you DIE."
"(hard enemy). They're like (something in real life that's not threatening) except you DIE."
"WHOA, HOLY CRAP!"
"(subject regarding certain hard monster), he/she/they/those guys will KILL YOU!"
Or "he/she/they/those guys will put you to SLEEEEP!
"If only we had an item that could do that!" when said item becomes available very soon. Sometimes followed with, "But we don't."
"*pushing blocks around* If only we had an item that could make these blocks move faster! (
) Not in this game."
[Insert potentially offensive thing]. Just teasing viewers, just kidding.
"Hey, how's it going?" to various enemies/NPCs.
"What a CONCEPT!"
SUPER TENTACLE HENTAI PORN!!
(when something goes unexplained) "You're not gonna tell us, are you?"
"I apologize to anyone whose name is (blank)".
"This part/puzzle is a little tricky, but nothing that we can't handle".
"You cannot (defeat/escape) MEEEEE!
How wude! (or possibly from )
Full House Quoting the Emperor in general, to be honest.
Oh that's so hot...
I made that look a lot easier than it actually is.
I'm sure that's not true.
Invisible PLOT WALLS!
If you (like/want) (thing in this game), then come and let's play (game)! [Upon starting a new LP]
"This could be really bad."
Don't answer that, viewers.
"This was pretty high-tech stuff back then."
" It's dangerous to go alone."
"You insolent FOOOOOOOOOLLL!"
"SLEEP, DAMN YOU!"
" DEEEEUS EX MACHINAAAAAAAA!"
As you know, [ element X] in RPGs is/are [-ALWAYS-] [ ]!
lampshaded trope of eastern RPGs Like all good bosses, he (explodes/melts/shatters/...)
Suspend your disbelief, viewers!
(to an enemy he wants to avoid) Stay away from me, man.
LAUNCH them into the air!
Does [X] [Y]? [ No. That's another game.
beat] He's gone MAAAAAAAAAD!
"I like [X] as much as the next guy, but... (he says something that doesn't like about [X] or something in that lines)".
(upon a game mechanic he likes) "... So that's pretty nice./I like that!"
"You get to live... For now."
"THE SEAL HAS BEEN BROKEN!"
"Don't do <some questionable in-game action>, or it won't end well for you."
(comes across some enemy or obstacle) "Well, at least they're not as bad as they were in SOME OTHER GAME!!!"
Leave this place. You are in great danger.
Nice touch. (upon seeing a minor, but neat effect in the remake of his favorite game.)
"There's your word of the day, viewers. [X]"
"What do you mean by that?" (from the LP)
Final Fantasy Tactics "YOU'RE FUCKING KIDDING ME!" (only F bombs on occasion, but this is the most common form)
(character), work your magic.
"Yeah, I know. It's a real shock to you, viewers." (when he mentions a fact about his life that could be shocking to their viewers, or something that obviously wouldn't be a shock)
The easy way.
That was a good card back in the day.
Magic (sarcastically) SPOILER ALERT! (something that is not much of a spoiler at all, like that the game has a Bonus Dungeon).
"[X], is that you?" (if he finds someone resembling a certain character from another game.)
"No, not that kind of [X]... perverts."
"No [X]? I'm disappointed, game." (when someone doesn't happen as he wanted with regards of story, music or other details)
"[X] of them? I'm totally unprepared for -X-." ("X" being the quantity of a certain enemy)
" [X] THE HUNT BEGINS!"
Pissy Boss Mode.
" SWI TCH!"
"STEELGUARD!" - originating from the Final Fantasy XIII LP and the ability of the same name within that game.
"What does that even mean?!?" (when he finds an expression or gibberish he doesn't understand)
"And we will never see him/her again." (mostly played straight, sometimes subverted)
"I hope you have brought popcorn, viewers, because today it's story time." (usually this phrase is uttered when there's not action in that episode in particular)
"I hope you like X, viewers, because..." (a variant of the previous phrase. Usually mentioned in instances where, either something reappears throughout the game, or HC warns the viewer about something, or something repetitive is happening at the moment)
"...but that's not how I roll." (referring to the tendence to do things in the most efficient way or old-fashioned way, depending on the case, without resorting to cheap tricks)
" I'm gonna be a little quiet for this part."
" He/she's played this JRPG before."
"[Makes some sort of reference generally involving yelling or something that sounds confusing]. Wait what?"
" THERE'S NO SAND ON YOUR BOOTS!"
" OVER KILL."