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YMMV: The Trapped Trilogy
  • Anvilicious: The Christian aspect of the game. It ultimately has no impact on the plot, but every game in the trilogy has a bible or bible quotes shoehorned into it.
  • The Chris Carter Effect: Each successive game does nothing but make the plot even more complicated than it has to be.
  • Crowning Music of Awesome: The music in the shotgun duel in Escape is very good.
  • Ensemble Darkhorse: Dan McNeely. Being voiced by Edwyn Tiong played a huge part in this of course.
  • Fridge Logic
    • How did Dialla become a police detective in the first place if she's the leader of Armor Gamsees?
    • When Mickey's body is found with his jacket back on it in Escape, it has his large Bible. Why didn't Dialla notice it in Pursuit when she was looting his body?
  • Idiot Plot: The entire trilogy is this.
  • Narm:
    • "Why do I feel so...TRAPPED?"
    • Any time Dialla speaks or does something nonsensical, especially after you learn that she's a detective.
    • "Oh, damn! I forgot Dialla." *gunfire outside door*
    • Mickey's death and Dialla's melodramatic reaction to it. The fact that she loots his body for items nonchalantly afterwards makes it better.
    • "Get in there, or I'll shoot you!"
    • "Did I mention I have a thing... FOR WOMEN?"
    • 'This...is a CONVENIENCE STORE. I sell MILK...MAGAZINES...ciga-RETTES...'.
      • 'Why thank you young lady. I have no use for this BLOW-torch of mine. Here, take IT!'
    • Arguably the entire trilogy is Narm incarnate.
  • Shocking Swerve: A few of the plot developments.
    • Dan McNeely being a villain the entire time in Trapped.
    • Dialla being the leader of Armor Gamsees.
  • So Bad, It's Good: Terrible, illogical puzzles, a plot held together with spit and sawdust, bizarre interfaces that change from game to game, over the top voice acting, Christian references shoehorned in everywhere...
  • Took the Bad Film Seriously: The voice actors for Dialla and McNeely are both genuinely good. It seems somewhat out of place in the context of a game where you catch fish with bananas to trade to a random convenience store clerk for a blowtorch.
    • Well, it is a flash production so money isn't the issue. Seems like they're doing it as a hobby.
  • Unfortunate Implications: It's clear that the good guys are Christians while the bad guys are not. Characters who do not actively express themselves as Christian in some way (and are not evil) are likely not important enough to note. Also, due to Dialla's behavior and personality, there are slight sexist implications as well.
    Mickey: "You're more suited for the office..."

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