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Brown and Peach Pikmin were planned at one point, but got Dummied Out

See the third glitch mentioned here. Also, Purple Pikmin might have been planned in the story mode, and would have had Onions. That, or the purple coloring would be assigned to another planned new type.

Life's A Zoo

Knowing

This is a spoiler.

Link's Awakening

The Legend of Zelda: Link's Awakening

Don't use ptitle markup. We're trying to get rid of them.

The House of Night

Tsukiyo No Fromage

Curator: ShimaSpawn

Hm. Did you know that the YMMV box only shows up at the top when this is classed as a work? Unlike the other namespaces, which appear once their respective pages are created.

Cloak & Dagger

The Problem With Penis Land


Sonic 2: Special Edition

"Funny Aneurysm" Moment

Whoawhoawhoa!

nekonaito

    ITF 

General Tropes

  • Crack Fic:
    • Actually averted with the Homestuck installment, which is comparatively ordinary. Not counting the alternate geography of the Earth, but compared to parallel universes and living ray guns that can spawn entire people, that's nothing.
    • The Steven Universe installment is possibly slightly more "normal" than its base work, considering that the new additions are all science fiction-stuff and all of the magic elements (the cross-worlds portal, etc) are either things that appeared in the show prior or things that appeared in its prequel.
  • Deadpan Snarker: The narrator is a bit more snarky than in the author's previous works. He says this is a new thing he's trying out to add more emotion to the narrative, but it's just about limited to this series.

Tropes Present in the Homestuck Story

  • Arson, Murder, and Jaywalking: Jade has some pretty weird priorities. Like when Jake considers challenging Joey to a "surf duel:"
    Jade: Don't do it. You'll get yourself killed. Or worse, humiliated!
  • The Bad Guy Wins/Bittersweet Ending: Sort of. While Joey does manage to pull off diverting funds away from the research facility Jade and Roxy work at, he also ultimately ends up wrecking his own boat. Plus, the four couples are all a little closer in the end.
  • Beta Couple: John/Jane and Dirk/Rose to Jake/Jade and Dave/Roxy. (The latter of which are the tagged pairings, and the Jake-Joey-Jade conflict is the major plot of the story.)
  • Death Mountain: The island itself has one, which is where about the second third of the story takes place.
  • Decoy Protagonist: Non-lethal example, which is actually rare for this author. The main focus is on Dave for the very beginning, then Jake until the mountain climbing part, back to Dave for exactly that portion, and then finally back to Jake as he tries to beat Joey in a surf-off.
  • Demoted to Extra: While several characters from canon neglect to make an appearance, this is actually the norm for many of the author's other Homestuck fanworks. However, this is notably the first time the trolls are absent from the main story and their only appearance is as (humanized) cameoes in crowd scenes, such as when Dave and Roxy are grilling. And, confusingly, they are mixed in with completely new characters who just act in the background.
  • Genre Savvy: Jake takes Jade's previous words about how bad Joey is very seriously, and so just a tiny bit of jerk behavoir when they meet in person tips him off that Joey isn't really a good guy at all.
  • Intentional Engrish for Funny: John breaks into Engrish when he's serverly caught off-guard of something, in what is a reference to the author's "SBIG" series. This happens three times.
  • Jerkass: Joey the surfer makes his debut here, and is confirmed to reappear (and originally debut in) the substory posted alongside Act 5 Vs Act 6.
  • Plot-Relevant Age-Up: It would make no sense if there were 13 year olds working at research labs, going on dangerous mountain climbs, boating over from island to island by themselves, and having a "legal car chase."
  • Serious Business: Surfing seems to be regarded very highly on the island the story takes place.

Tropes Present in the King of the Hill Story

  • Fish out of Water: The main premise is about Hank stepping into an alternate universe.

Tropes Present in the Total Drama Story

Tropes Present in the Steven Universe Story

  • Bowdlerize: The recap of Desert City leaves out several of the violent details, and more-or-less covers the bare basics of the Alternate Universe. It's also done in song format. To be fair, the recap is being told to a group of little kids from Bonnie and Steven.
  • Lighter and Softer: Compared to its direct prequel, Desert City, which is possibly one of the darkest works the author wrote.
  • No Antagonist: The Homestuck installment had Joey. The King of the Hill installment had the Beyond Creature. The Total Drama installment had Izzy and (for the first half) Owen. The closest thing this has is a pair of jackass kids and their "Mothbots" gone haywire, specifically the Motherboard Mothbot.
  • Parallel Universe: Desert City makes a return, left off in the state it was in from... well, Desert City. (Still kind of crappy, but people are working on making it better.)
  • Something Completely Different: Unlike the other installments, which take place in completely seperate continuities (so far, anyway), this one is a direct sequel to another work by the author.

Tropes Present in the This Story is Sexist/Duck!/360 Degrees Fightenheit Spinoff Technically Falling Under this "Series"

  • Artistic Licence - Geography: While it's the only one that takes place in a universe with a more definite "looser" geography, there's still the oddity of a mountain that turns into a strange cliff that hovers out into a fake-"bridge" formation over the ocean before branching off into a loop. The thought of the base breaking down and dropping the entire thing into the ocean must be terrifying.

  • Fan Disservice: Both competitions so far have had focus on Ezekiel's hairy ass. World Tour Rewrite, while he was never naked in person (strangely), has Harold's Dream Sequence at the beginning of the seventh chapter, where he's standing by the edge of the bathtub asking if he can join Harold and the girls, and Zeksmit Plains has the sixth chapter, which has the contestants constantly commenting on how it's possible to have a butt that hairy. It doesn't help that he's not exactly the cleanest individual around — lampshaded in the former scene, where after jumping in the tub, the water instantly darkens and basically becomes mud. (Granted, it was a dream, but still.)

If Rose ever makes an appearance, through flashback or otherwise, she will defy the usual expectations for someone like her

I'm thinking like the Zeekeeper from Mario & Luigi: Dream Team.


  • Also, Superstar Saga is the only game in the series that lets you switch Mario and Luigi's places. In all other games, it's always Mario in front of Luigi.


Joey Abs

(This was originally just regarding one him in one fanwork but I'm slowly gonna turn it into one for all of his appearances even though in all three stories he's planned to appear in he might have a different personality.)

  • Captain Ersatz: The ultimate concept came from Sonic's characterizations in the "Sonic Zombie" series of Stylistic Suck GMod videoes. Hence the Hummer and the doucheness.
  • Characterization Marches On: Back in Kids Fight the Zombies, his debut, he did not have the whole "Humans Are the Real Monsters, cold and calculated" thing going for him and he was just another run off the mill psycho. His original purpose as a Parody Sue was a lot more obvious back then too, seeing as it was pretty much the only trait he was written with in mind.
  • Color-Coded Characters: Yellow. Confusingly, it matches "AltJohn's" text, even though Pikmin Fan had previously gone through some lenghts to avoid characters with matching text colors. (See the A1 trolls, counterparts, and the ancestral/guardian-based derives from HHC onward.)
  • Evil Counterpart: To either Dave, Jake, or John, although Pikmin Fan isn't certain which. To make this more confusing, in each of his appearances he can be seen as being the counterpart to each of them. In Kids Fight the Zombies, it's with Dave, as Dave is a Celebate Hero who doesn't even consider romance with any of the girls, while Joey has an unhealthy obsession with Jade and a generally perverse atittude. In the ITF story it's with Jake, as both of them generally do similar actions but for different reasons. Even their relationship to Jade is flipped around: Here, Jake is her boyfriend, except Joey actually hates her because he thinks that her and Roxy's lab is getting "underserved" funding that could go to his favorite sport organizations. And in Calliope's Back Story, it's obvious that he's meant to be some parallel to Jean (fem John, but the closest thing the story has to one unless you count a pretty major spoiler). The blue/yellow contrast is emphasized with them, and there are definite parallels with their interactions with their respective Cherub. When John is unleashed from a cloning lab, Joey is even quick to hijack him.
  • Hijacked by Ganon: Major spoilers: In all of the stories he appeared in so far, he's been the final villain.
    • While him being the antagonist of ITF wasn't even hidden (thanks to no other villain contenders aboard), he seemed to be only a oneshot in Kids Fight the Zombies that was blown up in the over-explosion that wiped out Vegas. Then he returns during the Karkatzilla battle. Calliope's Back Story, however, has way more fun with this, as it is implying that Caliborn would take the villain role from him (their castle is named after the English monicker, the point where he actually tries to double-cross Joey)... but nope.
  • Humans Are the Real Monsters: Pikmin Fan said that one of the driving bits of inspiration towards him was a number of defenses to Vriska, Eridan, Gamzee, and even Caliborn. Fan said that he wanted to make a villainous character who was a "human kid"-type of person (in canon, Rose might have been the closest fit, and even then she's a saint compared to them), so that culture/in-universe Values Dissonance cannot be used to justify his actions. Especially since his motivations are just pride and greed. He's an ass in a (sort of) humanly way.
  • If I Can't Have You: The second Jade actually, unambiguously rejects him, he instantly stops playing favorites with her and tries to kill her, no holds barred. Although he still takes offense at Karkat(zilla)'s crush on her.
  • Meaningful Name: The ending reveals that his surname is Abs. Not only is he easily the strongest human physically under normal circumstances (a big achievement considering he's up against the eight humans of Homestuck), but there's his grimdark upgrades. And yes, "Abs" is a real last name.
  • Perpetual Smiler: It's very rare that he does not smirk.
  • Phrase Catcher: Sort of. He's often called a douchebag.
  • Red Right Hand: His upper half is deliberately design to be in an incredibly odd, inconsistant, asymetrical shape that's also, as a whole, much bigger than his lower body. And his body is generally... for a lack of better words, disfigured and jagged. Of course, ITF downplays this, seeing as it's supposed to be a lot more of a realistic story as a whole.
  • Serial Escalation:
    • Grimdarkness is actually the first in his series of upgrades.
    • As said in Take That below, he manages to excell Bororo in having his purpose be to both spite Marty Stus and be a Hate Sink. It helps that while Bororo is a jab at a specific form of character (just fantrolls), Joey is a general self-insert that can also be applied to other fandoms, and the fact that some incarnations of him seem to only care about Homestuck's memes more than points of the actual story can be a take at the crowd that doesn't read it.
  • Seven Deadly Sins: As pointed out in Back Story, he seems to be all of them wrapped up and packed into one person. Except for sloth. Which is bad for the heroes.
  • Take That: Hoo boy, he's even worse than Bororo. His own debut is said to be a mock at fansessions that begin by ripping off Homestuck's beginning style (granted, Pikmin Fan himself wrote one such fanventure — Onionstuck — that ripped the intro, except he's planned to make a remake where, among many other things, that doesn't happen.note ), hence the "young man in his bedroom." His inexplicable attraction towards Jade (well, depending on the story. Saner incarnations of him just hate her) is a jab at the Stus and Sues that manage to effortlessly win over the hearts of canon characters who are already frequently misinterpreted. And there's his interests in Minecraft, Final Fantasy, and Pokemon (all except the middle are things the author noted have been kind of frequently referenced in fanworks or on the internet in general), which wouldn't be so bad by itself if it was for Joey thinking that he's super cool and unique for liking something as "unmainstream" as Pokemon.
  • Wake-Up Call Boss:
    • While he's introduced too early to really give this impression in the other works he appears in, he's definitely this in Calliope's Back Story. The previous two chapters? Whatever they faced in the jungle could be taken down, maybe with a little struggle. And then he comes along, beats them in a fight, and doesn't give them a chance to fight back for a long time, as he walks off and heads over to the mountain to try to summon Caliborn. Before him, the heroines just either kung-fued their way through anything or had to guess which of them would be the best for a given task, yet now they need to use actual strategy and focus on balancing the three energies.
    • Kids Fight the Zombies definitely takes a shot at this. He kills Jake off-handedly, and later forces Dirk to make a Heroic Sacrifice.note 

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Woat Kitina

  • Badass Normal: He's the only character in the entire story who is confirmed to have no natural magic whatsoever. Don't be confused when the story says that his gunblade glows and/or he fires something from it: That's just pre-made weapons, with glowing effects added because it's cool.
  • Decoy Protagonist: Admited as Word of God to probably be the last example of such a trope for a while.
  • Meaningful Name: His last name is like "Katana," although his gunblade is nothing like that. His first name sounds a little like "What," which accurately describes the widget-ness of this.
  • Walking Spoiler: It's pretty hard to mention anything about him that's not related to how he dies halfway through the story.

Kate

  • Aereth And Bob/Odd Name Out: She's the only character out of the main four with a "normal" name. This was because Pikmin Fan really couldn't think of anything. She was originally going to be named "Marge" after a Simpsons joke regarding a story-incarnation of her, but the author decided not to go with that after his dislike for modern Simpsons became that overwhelming.

"Sifs"

"Sool"

A very strange witch that Woat,

    THE BEST FAMILY 

Tyler Fuller

Stacy Fuller-Eristov

  • Meaningful Name: It's GPF's common initials of "EFS,"note  reversed.

     360 Degree Duck 

(This is a planned alternate name for This Story is Sexist!)

I already have a character sheet for this. Here, under "A character sheet."

    A Slash of Mortality 

Humans

  • Fantastic Racism: In the beginning of the story, many of them used to judge eachother by which spring they came from. "Lowyu" is even an obvious corruption of "low," as the spring they came from was originally below the Genesis Spring (and caused by a chunk of the bank breaking off, causing it to split off in a stream) and how the people from Genesis considered them lower.
    • In one of the earlier time skips of the first chapter (taking place after the skip that involved Eve first making her team that goes out and explores the forest below), they are shown to briefly consider resorting to physical racism ("Hey, this one's blue just like Christina! But she came from the Genesis Spring..."), but their already established system of picking on someone from the lower spring stood in the way of that.
  • Humans Are Special: Double-subverted. For the most of the first chapter, they appear to be pretty dang unique right from the start, being immortal unlike their animal friends, emerging from a strange green spring that was caused by a flower, and appearing to be the only beings that can properly use teleport matter (their arteries and veins even glow when they activate it). But we find out at the end of that chapter that there are other, alien races that more-or-less fall under the exact same "rules" as them. Yet the double-subversion comes in when the differences between humanity in this story and the other races are evident, such as how they are ironically the only race that goes around naked. And in the end, it's revealed that Joe made them in his image, while the other species were just random "cool" ideas he had. Oh, speaking of Joe, these guys successfully manage to kill him. Finally and most trivially, they are even more colorful and varied than the alien species they encounter.
  • Kids Are Cruel: It's been repeatedly established that many of the kids are pricks. This might apply to the other races as well, based on what little is shown about their young/general society.

Eve Genesis

  • Berserk Button:
    • Suggesting that death is a good thing was not originally one of her's (although she always disagreed on this) until after they figured out how to potentially have limitless resources.
    • People who control other's lives not for the "other's" safety, but for their own.
    • Naturally, these all come into play when meeting Joe. After he gets a few lines out, she notes that every sentence he has said so far pissed her off, because they all hit these buttons in a way.
  • The Cuckoolander Was Right: She was born at the beginning of humanity (or rather, right after the beginning of humanity), and yet she thinks she can travel to the edge of the universe! Ha ha, kind of far-fetched, seeing as even after tens of thousands of years as a society we can't even fully leave our planet— what's this about "teleport matter?" Oh, and she's undying, meaning that she has all the time she needs even if FTL travel didn't exist.
  • Did You Just Punch Out Cthulhu?: She kills God. Appropriately, by means of subjecting him to a supercluster of big bangs.
  • Expy: She's a clear take on Kamina. Except unlike Kamina, she's just as energetic and confident about terrible situations as she lets herself on to be.
  • Meaningful Name: The second human being to ever emerge, and the first female. According to Word of God, that's where the symbolism ends.

Adam Genesis

  • Meaningful Name: The first human being to ever emerge, and the first and only male. According to Word of God, that's where the symbolism ends.

Mary Genesis

  • Alpha Bitch: Probably the closest thing this story has to one.
  • The Complainer Is Always Wrong: Much of what she says on her introduction turns out to be wrong. The suggestion to pick on the group that came from what would eventually be called the Lowyu Spring? No, that's bad. Eve's gonna die if she tries to sled down the mountain side? Nope, even if the ride was a bust, she can't die. Her speech about how humans will eventually overcrowd the Earth, and they'll eventually get consumed by the sun anyway and forced to stay there until it dies off, then drift around in space until/unless they can find a planet? Sorry bud, you're in the wrong story for that take on immortality.
  • Wrong Genre Savvy: She has a pretty realistic view on how this world works, to the extent where she's probably the most shocked off all (at least out of the first space-traveling party) upon meeting with aliens.
    Eve, sarcastically: Actually, *points to Mary* she's the "leader" to all of us, so if you have any questions, why don't you ask her?
    Mary: ...AAAAAAAAHHHHH!

Sarah Genesis

Rain Genesis

Chrissy Lowyu

[...]

Other

The Eight Guardians

  • Color Coded Elemens: Similar to the elemental classes in Total Zeksmit.
  • Knight of Cerebus: While the story was already taking itself a bit more seriously in its third chapter, it reverted back around five. However, these guys pump things up a bit by explaining and expanding more on the state of the world, and they make the first proper foreshadowing about the final villain.

Joe

The God of the story's world and its final Big Bad.

  • Expy: Of Joseph Gribble. This should be very evident in his name.
  • Karmic Death: He... dies. Period. This is karmic because he's a god that wanted to kill off a number of normally immortal people, just because he thinks they're advancing too much. Or, to be more accurate, he's the creator of the story's universe, and he dies in the first of a number of big bangs done by Eve's final attack that expands the the universe itself.
  • Physical God
  • Walking Spoiler
  • Well-Intentioned Extremist: He wants to kill off some people and induce mortality to all of them, but only since he personally doesn't believe that they should go this far.

    Ant Infestation 

  • What Could Have Been:
    • A Slash of Mortality was planned to have a Gainax Ending at one point. (Spoiled because it gives away a lot of the final part of the story.) While dealing the finishing blow to Joe, the teleport matter was suppose to react to him in an odd way. It would rift with him, and act as a portal to the universe he originally came from (This is going by the "Godhood is transferable to another person who can make their own world with its seperate laws of physics" system done in a few of GPF's other fanworks, and he even implied that with this it's possible that they could all take place in the same "multiverse", it should be noted that Joe's existance and the way he acts implies this). Eve would jump through this and, naturally, end up in the world of King of the Hill(...ish), except at a Texan city at night. Looking around and shrugging, she would take a few steps foreward into the night sky, and that's where her part ends. But he thought that would border too much on Esoteric Happy Ending and has too many faults of itself (How would Eve get back, or the others get to where she's at? Wouldn't she be arrested in Arlen for indecent exposure? Since KOTH's world doesn't work the same way as ASOM's, will she still be able to pull off the ideas from her origin story or will everyone think she's just a nut? What happens when they find out she's immortal (Fan states that she would, indeed, remain immortal had she entered Houston)), and just seemed like a bad way to go. Like if it were saying that the next step these guys was supposed to go had anything to do with "our world" (quotes because it's not even our world or really KOTH's, since Joseph is never implied to have reached Godhood of his own personal universe).

Lotus-Eater Machine.

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