Playing With: Hyperactive Metabolism

Basic Trope: A character eats some food and is healed.
  • Straight: Whenever Bob eats some food, his HP goes up.
  • Exaggerated:
    • A potato chip fully heals Bob.
    • Bob can eat 25 whales in 5 seconds to get more health.
    • Eating more food than required gives Bob even more than his maximum health.
  • Downplayed:
    • Whenever Bob eats some food, his HP goes up...eventually.
    • Whenever Bob eats food, he gains temporary stat buffs instead of HP.
  • Justified:
  • Inverted: Food damages Bob.
  • Subverted: Bob attempts to eat something in the hope that this happens, but he is proved wrong.
  • Double Subverted: ...But seconds later the food digests and he does get more health.
  • Parodied:
    • Adventurers spend their entire years scouring the lands for mysteriously-placed loafs of bread and milk in order to be safe for whatever adventures they go on.
    • Crocker Tea Break
    • Bob is a cannibal.
  • Zig Zagged: ???
  • Averted:
    • Food does not have any powers. Food is just food.
    • Not only is food just food, eating it is a slow process like in real life.
  • Enforced: The writer intends to spoof most RPG tropes and as such makes sure that he puts this in.
  • Lampshaded:
    • "Food can heal people?!?!"
    • You eat the APPLE and are refreshed for 10HP. Don't ask me how; You just are".
  • Invoked: Bob makes sure to eat all food because he's played many games where such logic applies.
  • Exploited: ???
  • Defied: "Careful now, make sure the food is normal. We don't want the hero I'm fighting to be able to heal himself halfway through our fight for the kingdom".
  • Discussed: "I don't care what happens in your stupid games, food does not instantly heal you, Bob".
  • Conversed: "In my game, the food always heals people for no reason..."
  • Deconstructed: Food is a high-costing medicine that is only used by professionals and is inaccessible by the average man.
  • Reconstructed: People realize they can grow food in their back yards.
  • Played For Laughs: "Five bucks says Bob can't eat Jimmy's Buffet out of buisiness!" "No bet. I've seen him eat".
  • Played For Drama: People are starving, and die of old age at 30, because their insanely fast metabolism strip-mines their food and saves none of it as fatty tissue.

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