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YMMV: Little Inferno
  • Alternate Character Interpretation:
    • Did Sugar Plumps actually discover her own paradise at the end of the game, or did she just switch one delusion to another? The gate operator implies that there is a room that simulates tropical environments somewhere in the Tomorrow Corporation.
    • Miss Nancy is even more divisive figure; is she a Corrupt Corporate Executive responsible for the world's current plight, a deluded woman who turns away from responsibility for her actions, or a kindhearted individual who tries to give people some kind of respite from the terrors of the world she has no power over, however temporary it may be?
  • Ear Worm: It's Little Inferno, It's Little Inferno just for me...
    • The shopping music will also be in your head for a long time, and the fact that you have to constantly come back to it doesn't help.
  • Fridge Brilliance: Because of the heavy graphics generated by burning multiple items at once, your iPhone will noticeably heat up in your hands.
    • The snow is actually ash...
    • Why is there no save feature for this game? Because YOU CAN'T EVER GO BACK if you mess up.
  • Crowning Music of Awesome: Many people consider the soundtrack the game's finest feature. It's available for free from the developer's website. Beware of spoilers in song titles!
  • Name's the Same: There's the in-game Tomorrow Corporation, who created the Little Inferno Fireplace, and the real-world Tomorrow Corporation, who created the game.
  • Nightmare Fuel: The Eager Bunny Plushie, especially those horrific noises it makes as it burns.
    • The Celebration Bus, and a few other items, scream in pain when you set light to them.
    • The promotional video from Miss Nancy, with its Creepy Children, Ironic Nursery Tune jingle, Brave New World-style feeling of wilful dystopia, and the fact that everyone burns to death at the end.
  • Tastes Like Diabetes: Most of Sugar Plumps's letters. The rest are Nightmare Fuel and Paranoia Fuel.
  • Tear Jerker: Sugar Plumps's house burning down, letter and all. Even the nice, fireproof curtains she made for you burn up and ruin. It's just so sudden, and in such an otherwise safe environment, it manages to be really shocking.
    • The ending. The whole thing...the main character's house burning, getting left by Sugar Plumps, Miss Nancy leaving, and then The Weather Man taking him away from the city, into the unknown.
  • Ugly Cute: A lot of the plushies would apply to this trope. Which makes it kinda saddening as well as a little disturbing to see them get burnt to ash.
    • Sugar Plumps and the player character tend to fall under this, too, being somewhat thin, black-and-white, Tim Burton-esque creatures with big eyes as sweet-looking and innocent as they are off-putting.

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