YMMV: The Dark ID
- Big Lipped Alligator Moment: Comes right out of nowhere in the Resident Evil LP. After his first encounter with Yawn, Chris Redfield loses consciousness thanks to getting poisoned and whilst knocked out cold and Rebecca's getting him serum, he has what seems to be an acid trip which starts with his unconscious body being found by two mysterious individuals who argue over who gets to play with him (One of them shows familiarity with Chris), wakes up on a deserted island (the Island 17 map in Garry's Mod) with an interface and control scheme similar to old text adventures, ruins all around him (All done in Garry's Mod no less.) Then he sees his sister Claire on the balcony of a lighthouse but his path is blocked by the incredibly posh El Gigante from the RE4 LP who offers to let Chris pass to the lighthouse if he finds his lost monocle. Chris searches for it and comes across a house where he hears what sounds like someone sobbing. The moment he steps into the shack he starts to feel lightheaded and eventually loses consciousness in his dream. Then he wakes up back in the mansion with Rebecca. Chris never mentions his dream to anyone again outside of bursting out "Who thought this outfit was a good id-THE FUCK JUST HAPPENED!?" upon waking up. Yet he's perfectly fine with telling Jill about his "battle" (for want of better word) with Billy FUCKING Coen.
- Esoteric Happy Ending: Turns Ending C of Drakengard 2 into this. Literally everything that went wrong was entirely Nowe and Mannah's fault, and yet they're pretty much the only characters who get anything resembling a happy ending, and Seere uses his Golem army to become the ironfisted dictator of the world with Eris as one of his enforcers. Oh, and Lord Burroughs moves into the now defunct Clock Tower, setting up the events of the Clock Tower 3 LP.
- Ham and Cheese: He tends to respond to these moments with a quip usually stating "So cheesy I just shat pepperjack."
- It got to the point that he posted a "deleted scene" from his LP of the REmake:
- Hilarious in Hindsight: Id throws jabs at Steve Burnside and Robert Kendo having problems identifying zombies given that the person they both nearly attack (Claire) is perfectly ambulatory and can operate guns and doors, things that zombies have trouble with, not to mention that she doesn't look rotten, gangrenous or covered in blood, reacts to a gun being drawn on her and possesses basic speech and motor skills at the very least. And now Resident Evil 6 has zombies (at the very least) using guns. Somewhat moreso when Resident Evil Gaiden had zombies using a few weapons such as crowbars and even a pistol at one point and a pachislot based off of the first game had a zombie Forest Speyer that could speak.
- Another during the Code Veronica LP has Leon lament that he didn't even know any black guys in the series that didn't get killed in the first five minutes. Then Resident Evil 5 gave us Josh Stone, who survives the events of his game.
- Don't know if it goes here, but anyway, during his LP of Final Fantasy X, one chapter of the LP is called Delay My Game. Sure enough, his computer went on the fritz, delaying his game.
- At the end of one Clock Tower 3 episode, the tune in next time mentions Masked Madmen, showing The Pyro. After Meet The Pyro was released, this choice of image became even more hilariously true than before.
- During the Metal Gear Ghost Babel LP, Weasel tells Snake that pretty much everyone considers him a legend owing to his badass feat of destroying a giant robot single-handedly and then mentions that someone would have to "...basically fist fight a dinosaur to top that." Then comes the Xenogears LP where Fei tries to do exactly that.
- The mere fact that, in his LP of Drakengard 2, he wished for a Drakengard 3.
- After a few updates of referring to the setting of Resident Evil 4 as "Notspain", he decides it should be called "Sapin" instead. Come the LP of Drakengard, The Empire is situated in a 180-degree-turned version of Spain that he once again dubs Notspain, with a throwaway reference to Sapin here or there. Then comes the final dragon form and bonus mission, in which the Dynasty Warriors/Panzer Dragoon hybrid suddenly turns into Ace Combat.
- Nightmare Fuel: During his LP of the REmake, when the mysterious entity starts rewriting reality to avoid plotholes, there's a lot of jumpscares placed at random snapshots. Highlight's include a monster's face in one of the files (which appears and disappears in the blink of an eye), another monster in the screenshot of Chris retrieving the death mask, one of the status screen replacing the inventory with a stone face full of spiders and the start of a new chapter with the photograph of a spider at the start.
Billy: I don't know if I've made myself clear. Maybe I'm just talking to myself, here. But, if I hear another shotgun blast. Even something sounding like a shotgun blast... I'm going to come up there, put you in a headlock, and shove your face into the maw of a zombie. After that, I'm going to use those other five shotgun shells to blow off your jaw, shoot off your hands, and blast a hole in your stomach. Then I'm going to fucking gut and hollow you out to stick my keys and ammo behind your rib cage. Then, I'll put you on a leash, and have you shamble behind me like an undead suitcase on wheels. Do I make myself clear?
- Also, his version of Billy Coen from RE Zero is... honestly kind of terrifying.
- Rescued from the Scrappy Heap: Seere in Drakengard 2, as he's one of the few people with a brain that knows damn well what Nowe and Manah are trying to do will not do the world any favours. Once of course they cause an apocalyptic mess, Seere assembles a golem army to help fight off the dragon rampage and makes it quite clear to Nowe and Manah how badly they fucked up and threatens a rather painful fate of beheading and heads being mounted on pikes in his office if they cross his path again.
- Tearjerker: The boss fight with Angelus in Drakengard 2 was bad enough, but then he added references to happier conversations from the Drakengard LP and let us see both sides of the conversation at the end. It's a rare update that ends without a sarcastic remark or summation of the chapter, just a few empty lines before the usual links to the cutscenes and concept art.
- In May 2015, Id had to pause his Drakengard 3 LP for some time because of the suicide of his brother.
- Id had saved Zero's Memories of an Intoner for last after finishing the game. It's sad to see that after all the trouble that they went through, Mikhail will watch the world kill itself and most likely die in nuclear fallout while severely missing Zero.
- What Do You Mean, It's for Kids?: The subtitle of his Metal Gear: Ghost Babel LP was "Rated E For Everyone!" Oh yeah, making dolls out of human parts and setting yourself on fire and getting off on it is totally kid friendly. That's just a couple, next to things such as Snake and the Colonel discussing liquor preparation, nuclear sieges performed as power plays, Weasel's backstory, numerous utterances of "damn" and taking Jesus' name in vain and various other surprisingly dark subject matter. It is also jokingly played with in regards to Snake's cigarettes being replaced with a "Fogger" (practically the only move done to get that E rating) and some dialogue between Weasel and McBride.