These are what we call the 'YMMV items.' Things that some people find in this work. We call them 'your mileage might vary' because not everyone sees these things in the same way. This starts discussions in the trope lists, a thing we don't want. Please use the discussion page if you'd like to discuss any of these items.
YMMV: Planescape: Torment
Anticlimax Boss: After reaching the Fortress of Regrets, opening the Bronze Sphere, and discovering both your true name and the source of your torment, thereby achieving emotional catharsis, you get to fight the Big Bad. While you can defeat him with words if you have high enough wisdom, intelligence, or charisma, or if you brought the Blade of the Immortal, he isn't all that impressive of an enemy in physical combat. Also, resurrecting Vhailor and telling him the truth of your identity will make him an unbeatable killing machine that drops the boss with relatively few hits.
Complete Monster: Practically every character you meet is fleshed out and given a reason for their actions. The crime boss? Terrified of death. The old hag? Insane, but desperate for companionship. Hardly commendable, but understandable. The Big Bad? He just wants to be left alone. The worst character however, is yourself. Specifically, a previous incarnation, who was willing to do anything to succeed in getting his memory back. You'll spend a lot of the game stumbling across his machinations, which are both thoughtful and impressive...but he is just such a phenomenally arrogent, ruthless, cold, flat out evil bastard, his comeuppance at the end is very satisfying, especially if you are smart enough to force him to merge with you. The Practical Incarnation has a personal agenda and he doesn't care what he has to do to fulfill it, and shows no remorse whatsoever. Bully people? He'll do that, no problem. Deceive someone in order to make them an indentured servant? You bet. Lead the one person who seems to love you into, essentially, an ambush? You notice a pattern here? The very best thing that can be said about him is that he doesn't seem to do things For the Evulz. Thankfully, his plans to resurrect himself by absorbing and overwhelming the main character's current incarnation come to naught (assuming you beat him, that is).
Cult Classic: Essentially doomed to this, given its very unorthodox design and focus on text.
Epileptic Trees: The plot itself can give birth to umpteen, but in-game dialogue mentions an all-time great: that the Lady Of Pain, mysterious and godlike ruler of Sigil, who can banish lawbreakers to endless, eternal mazes (or just kill them by casting a shadow made of thousands of magical blades) for crimes like murder, treason or daring to worship her, is actually six giant squirrels wearing a cloak, a ring of levitation and an illusion spell.
A popular fan one is that the Nameless One's original incarnation is Zerthimon. Despite the fact that the Nameless One appears as a human male, albeit covered in scars (not only on screen, but characters who bring up the Nameless One's appearance also describe him this way), and the game's creators have outright said that, while they don't * know* who he was, they do * know* who he was not, and he was not Zerthimon.
Memetic Mutation: "Updated my journal." An average playthrough will have this sound play several hundred times, and the phrase has become an in-joke between fans. Most of The Nameless One's barks have also attained minor in-joke status.
Moral Event Horizon: There's a chance it will be crossed in the story's narrative. You have several opportunities to cross it yourself. Some past incarnations (Especially the Practical Incarnation, and apparently your first incarnation) crossed it already.
Your first incarnation did not merely cross the horizon. He ran past it screaming, scissors in hand, baby entrails dripping from his open mouth, dead puppy wrapped uncomfortably around his genitalia, and killing everything in his in his path in such horrible ways that they envy the dead puppy. The first incarnation was not a nice person. A thousand lifetimes of saintly penance would not be enough to make up for whatever he did. He's the good-aligned incarnation. And he's the one warning you.
The Practical Incarnation made Deionarra love him so her soul will be bound to him in death and force her to help him if he ever returns. It was his backup plan should he die in the Fortress of Regrets, which he did.
Unless you pull Morte back out afterwards. It's still pretty twisted, but not a Moral Event Horizon—especially since you suffer for it.
Nightmare Fuel: Don't let the general quirkiness fool you, there are a lot of highly disturbing things in this game; enough that this trope requires its own page.
One-Scene Wonder: This game has more than a few, among them the following: Ravel Puzzlewell, meeting the incarnations, and, of course, the Transcendent One. In fact, one might argue that very few generic characters are particularly forgettable.
Player Punch: Hoo boy, yes. In particular, trying to play one of the evil paths is akin to facing down an Olympic boxer with lead weights tied onto your extremities. If the player is not a Complete Monster, of course.
If the Nameless One joins the faction of the Sensates, he gains access to their private sensorium. Within is a sensory stone entitled 'Longing'. In it are Deionarra's experiences, days before her death. And as the Nameless One, you experience both sides of the conversation (it being with the past incarnation Deionarra loved), and come to *know* its horror, especially as a good character. It is not so much a Player Punch as the Lady's Shadow of Player Punches. In the same private sensorium, you find a trap from the Paranoid Incarnation and the experience of being tortured by Ravel Puzzlewell with some interactivity. 'Longing' manages to be the worst of the three, by far.
Also, when navigating the Fortress of Regrets, you have to watch as each of your scattered party members are approached by the Transcendent One. They all die. And there's nothing you can do to stop it.
That One Level: The Rubikon Dungeon Construct. While completely avoidable, essentially a Bonus Dungeon, if you want to find Nordom or kill the Evil Wizard, you have to set it to 'Hard' difficulty and go through it... and it is basically 62 instances of the same room copied over and over and over, with one to three pain-in-the-ass constructs which are completely identical from room to room. After the cuteness factor wears off, you can be forgiven for just going on a mad dash through the thing without stopping to fight.
Curst, which plays out exactly like it would in a normal RPG. It should come as no surprise that this segment of the game was made by a completely different team (though the dialogue was still written by Avellone's team), who obviously didn't "get it".