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07:57:42 AM May 29th 2017
What's the correct trope for the fact that while Lucian has an actual Chinese name in-game, he is most commonly referred to as "Obama" by the Chinese scene, from casters to players.
02:34:01 PM Nov 10th 2016
Reading over the massive trope page that League of Legends has, I think it could use a fair bit of trimming. For example, there are a lot of character tropes that only pertain to certain or very few characters. Should those tropes not be move to their respective character's pages? Likewise, there's a lot of item tropes that could be moved to item pages, and a lot of tropes that sport expansive lists and large descriptions. It seems rather daunting, even for someone like myself that's spent many hours on wiki walks around the site.

I would like to trim, edit, and recataloge the page a bit, but I don't want to do it if it'll mess something up. Anyone else thing this page could use a little cleaning?
02:52:51 PM Nov 3rd 2016
I understand that there used to be a page focused on the items of League. If it isn't still here (I can't find it), I think it should certainly be reinstated. Since the overhaul of the lore and the grand retconning away of Summoners and the League proper, a number of items have gotten lore directed at them as powerful Runeterran artifacts, particularly the Blade of the Ruined King. This lore manifests as champion quotes when the item is bought, subtle mentions in lore, etc.

I think it should come back. It can not only describe the usefulness of an item from a gameplay perspective, but also give some context on the lore surrounding the item.
09:33:53 PM Oct 13th 2016
edited by number9robotic
Sort of going off of what Arcane Azmadi said, perhaps maybe we should reformat the Professional Gaming page and create a page summarizing League's professional scene. Perhaps it's because I just don't know as much about other e-sports to gauge their size, but it seems professional League is getting crazy big now for e-sports standards and might warrant some expansion. If you look at Professional Gaming right at the moment, it doesn't have its own category, doesn't really explain any of the popular leagues; all it really does is list off popular teams and short blurbs about certain players (some of which are also outdated as hell).

Unlike Arcane Azmadi, I don't think giving tropes to certain players or tropes in a real-life setting is appropriate; but just giving it a sort of explanation/summary in general, ala the Association Football page. I'd do it myself, but I'm wondering if LCS/OGN/LCK/whatever are really THAT big enough to warrant a writeup. Thoughts?
05:21:43 AM Apr 16th 2015
Does anyone think we need a separate page for LoL's out-of-game content i.e Riot staff, pro players and teams, major community members like SivHD and so on? It could be a place where we could put tropes like Pungeon Master and Butt Monkey for Phreak, Arrogant Kung-Fu Guy for Doublelift, The Dreaded for Faker etc without further cluttering up this already overloaded page.
05:58:47 AM Jun 2nd 2015
...nobody thinks this is a good idea...?
11:02:39 AM Jun 3rd 2015
We're not really interested in troping real life.
07:33:10 AM Jun 11th 2015
edited by ArcaneAzmadi
Oh really? So why are there so many pages about things like... Australia, Keanu Reeves, Lolita Fashion, Christianity, Adolf Hitler, Wars of the Roses, Christmas in America, the Japanese Space Program, The Great Depression, The BBC and countless other "real life" topics?

Also, just to make my point a little clearer, I was inspired to suggest this partly by the presence of the StarCraft Multiplayer page, and partly because it was considered worthwhile to give Moviebob an entire subindex recording every movie he ever talked about, so it's hardly entirely unprecedented.
07:52:58 AM Jun 11th 2015
Yes, and most of these are far more relevant to tropes than what is being proposed here.
11:28:04 PM Jun 23rd 2015
edited by ArcaneAzmadi
Wait, seriously? We made a separate page for the game's Items but you think a page on the game's massive pro gaming scene and other meta aspects is irrelevant?!

Logic. How does it work?
01:41:41 AM Jun 24th 2015
Frankly, the game's items pages should probably go as well and be folded back into the main article.

A subpage is a different topic than an article (which is the things you are mentioning above) - if there is a subpage, there surely is a main page as well and one needs to examine whether the subpage is really needed.

Plus, all out of game content would fall under Trivia or YMMV usually.
11:05:28 PM Jul 15th 2015
Hi Arcane. There is already a section on the game's massive pro scene at Professional Gaming, you can help update it if you please.
09:52:54 PM Aug 11th 2014
Should we make some folders? There certainly is alot of tropes...
11:14:52 PM Aug 11th 2014
Yep, that is a long example section. Go ahead and folderize it.
08:06:21 AM May 27th 2015
10:10:27 AM Jul 29th 2014
Query: Should a Fanon page be added for League of Legends? There's certainly enough common traits and tropes in most people's fanon that a page for it might be viable.

That and there's far, far too much Fanon to put in the YMMV section.
10:37:49 AM Jul 29th 2014
Well, there is nothing yet regarding Fanon on the YMMV tab, so I would add first material there. If it gets too large it can be split off.
11:36:52 AM Jul 29th 2014
I think the reason for that is because there's just far too much to add, I mean if we go for fanon for each champion, ad there's 119 (120 now with Gnar) champions, that's at the least over 100 entries.
11:38:55 AM Jul 29th 2014
There is a difference between "so much could be added" and "so much will be added". For page splitting purposes, we primarily care about the latter number - it's often one or more orders of magnitude below the former, since TV Tropes has covered only a small fraction of all possible works and Audience Reactions in the world.
10:23:02 PM Jul 30th 2014
This is gonna be fun adding all off those entries to the Fanon section.
11:27:30 PM Jul 30th 2014
Just as a note, Fanon is also in the Trivia page. Merge to where? YMMV or Trivia?
01:30:38 AM Jul 31st 2014
Fanon goes into the YMMV tab. It's not a factoid - it's a fan opinion regarding something being canon.
08:57:09 PM Nov 27th 2013
I've removed Bizarre Alien Biology with the Nasus and Renekton examples. They're based on Anubis and Sobek of Egyptian mythology, not aliens. The same applies to some other characters in Lo L.
09:31:52 PM Nov 27th 2013
What would be the appropriate trope to list their odd parentage then?

To be clear, their official lore makes it very clear that they are aliens:

They may be based off Anubis and Sobek, but canonically they're aliens.
02:46:02 PM Nov 8th 2012
edited by ArcadesSabboth
  • Massive Race Selection: Most champions are human with Yordles as the most common after them. The rest are a wide assortment of monsters and humanoids that range from animal-like humanoids to Eldritch Abominations, with a few "classic" creatures like trolls and minotaurs thrown in.

This trope was redefined and renamed. A game now needs to specifically have 6 or more separate species available in character/team creation to count as an example. I don't know the game, so I moved the example here until it can be verified for the new definition.
07:15:31 PM Jul 1st 2013
  • Humans
  • Yordles
  • Darkins
  • Trolls
  • Iceborn
  • Undead

All of the above have at least one champion, and each is an entirely separate race, even leaving out one-off characters like Evelynn of unknown race.
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