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.
What Do You Mean, It Wasn't Made on Drugs?: Developed by Jeff Minter, the sequels to Tempest constantly flood the game field with psychedelic visuals like flashes of light, particle effects, multicolored abstract backgrounds and deranged sounds. The flashiness had gotten so extreme in Space Giraffe that gamers protested that it made it almost impossible to understand what was going on in the level, so Jeff Minter made an alternate mode (called "NUXX", as opposed to the normal "Acid Mix" mode) where the backgrounds are dark.