23rd Oct: It's time for the Second TV Tropes Halloween Avatar Contest! Details here
Note that a lot of these quotes can also overlap with Quotes.Game Over.
YOU FAIL IT!
- YOUR SKILL IS NOT ENOUGH -
- SEE YOU NEXT TIME -
- BYE-BYE! -
—Blazing Star. if you don't beat a boss within the time limit
"The life of an adventurer is full of the unexpected. For instance, you did not expect to be dead. And now you are."
— Blades of Avernum
"A pulselaser blast to the forehead is not your idea of fun. Fortunately it didn't hit anything important."
— Space Quest III
"But hey! At least you get a little animation after you die! (slurred) Here's a lollipop after your doctor's visit! Uh, you may have herpes, but it... tastes like cinnamon!"
— JonTron, on Space Ace for the SNES
"YOU JUMPED INTO A SWORD, YOU RETARD!"
"No need to fear, all you need to do is restore your game. What do you mean, 'Restore WHAT game?'"
"The perfectly preserved remains of your body will be found by explorers, two thousand years from now. Your mission and your life end here."
— Lone Wolf, The Caverns of Kalte
There was a Manhunter from New York
Who once took a walk in the park.
He stepped on a mine
Should have read the sign
Now he's scattered from dusk to dark.
"Flaming debris is not meant to be hugged."
— The online flash game Focus
"[Player Name] likes to play in magma."
"That's right. You have no head. That darn pool was filled with acid. You obviously can't go on living that way."
— Space Quest 1, after Roger Wilco tastes or smells an acid pool
"Happy Hunger Games! And may the odds be ever in your favor!"
Public Enemy No. 1: "Come back when you lose your fear of flying!"
No money for repairs
"Well, you're dead. Again. This planet just doesn't seem very safe now, does it. Well, you ponder that in the afterlife while I find something better to do."