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Duplicate Image: Mind Screw.Video Games get usage counts

 26 Shadow Hog, Fri, 17th Aug '12 8:21:41 AM from Earth Relationship Status: Healthy, deeply-felt respect for this here Shotgun
Avatar by Neoriceisgood
There's also Time Warp Tickers from Action 52. Checkerboard landscape, floating doors, windows to nowhere, enemies that explode into "Time?", playable fingers attached to nothingness... it's illogical as hell.

edited 17th Aug '12 8:23:29 AM by ShadowHog

Moon
 27 Septimus Heap, Fri, 17th Aug '12 8:27:33 AM from Zurich, Switzerland Relationship Status: Mu
A Wizard boy
The floating doors make them rather weird, so that proposal is likely better.

 28 Alex Sora 89, Fri, 17th Aug '12 2:37:31 PM from Piedmont, Italy
Myself, as drawn by me.
Good to see we're getting closer to a decision! Just remember we need to change the BLAM Video Games page image as well. ;-)
I'm from Piedmont. No relation with Piedmon, mind you!
Stand by oneself
I still wish that Hellsinker could get an image in this trope considering how well it embodies the trope, The problem however would be how to get a pic where you still get the mindscrew even without the context. The closest I can think of is either the spirit overload ending, any of the final bosses or the famous "What are you seeing?" from one of the extra stages.

 30 Willbyr, Mon, 10th Sep '12 4:07:33 AM from North Little Rock, AR Relationship Status: Pining for the fjords
Anime-ted
[up] From what I saw of screencaps from that game, I don't think any of them would work well at wiki size.
Stand by oneself
[up] Have you tried watching any of those things I mentioned. Many of the screencaps out on the web illustrate the games more saner moments. And if one wants one of those as a pic one can just take a screen cap of a YouTube vid. But like you said, it still would be hard to find a good pick since the game get's most of it's Mind Screw when in motion.

[Edit: I found something that could be better than the current Hellsinker image, but that's just me]

edited 10th Sep '12 9:01:41 AM by matteste

 32 Willbyr, Wed, 10th Oct '12 3:50:11 AM from North Little Rock, AR Relationship Status: Pining for the fjords
Anime-ted
Clock is set. Should we crowner this?
 33 Scouts Girlfriend, Wed, 10th Oct '12 6:10:04 AM from San Romero High School
Zombies taste like chainsaw death!
I think we should use something from Metal Gear Solid 2. That game is the king of Mind Screw-y video games.

 34 Another Duck, Wed, 10th Oct '12 6:32:27 AM from Stockholm Relationship Status: Chocolate!
No, the other one.
Such as?
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I need Scissors 61?

Though I don't know if that's so much Mind Screw as it is completely random.

 36 Scouts Girlfriend, Wed, 10th Oct '12 8:11:02 AM from San Romero High School
Zombies taste like chainsaw death!
Either the Fission Mailed screen, Colonel AI's skull being visible, or Rose AI's eyes going blank. Those are the only visual mind-screws I can think of (all the rest is in the dialogue and story)

 37 Shadow Hog, Wed, 10th Oct '12 8:20:13 AM from Earth Relationship Status: Healthy, deeply-felt respect for this here Shotgun
Avatar by Neoriceisgood
Fission Mailed screen is in use on Fission Mailed.

Side note: Fission Mailed image is 1024x768.

edited 10th Oct '12 8:20:38 AM by ShadowHog

Moon
serial tweaker, sorry
[up] resized it to 350.
please don't capitalize my handle. I just don't like it.
How about this one of the twisty hallway from Ocarina of Time? Sort of matches the whole "screw" part of "mindscrew".

Not bad, actually.

 41 Japanese Teeth, Wed, 10th Oct '12 9:17:10 PM from Meinong's jungle Relationship Status: Mu
RQZDUGV DRVKLPD!
I'm not sure if that's an example though; the whole point of Mind Screw is that the work is so caught up in it's own symbolism that all meaning gets lost; all that picture does is show a hallway that happens to be twisty. In-context at least, it definitely isn't; it's just a quirk of the dungeon.
 42 Willbyr, Thu, 11th Oct '12 3:48:04 AM from North Little Rock, AR Relationship Status: Pining for the fjords
Anime-ted
[up] Agreed.
Looking through examples, here are some prevalent examples that may work.

- The Scarecrow nightmare scenes from Arkham Asylum

- Pretty much any of the CG cutscenes from the Kingdom Hearts games

- The scene in Twilight Princess that explains where the Fused Shadows came from, and ends with a whole bunch of Ilias falling from the sky for no adequately explained reason

edited 11th Oct '12 7:38:04 AM by ThePope

 44 Willbyr, Sun, 14th Oct '12 5:35:38 AM from North Little Rock, AR Relationship Status: Pining for the fjords
Anime-ted
Clock's up; locking for inactivity/lack of consensus. Since we never established a new pic, I'm pulling the pic from MindScrew.Video Games to resolve the duplicate image issue...it doesn't really work for either page, but that's another issue. Locking up.

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