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* ''FanFic/ToTheStars'' is what happens when a fan writer takes the setting of ''Anime/PuellaMagiMadokaMagica'', shifts it several centuries into the future, and adds elements from [[TheSingularity transhumanist writings]] and what appears to be ''Literature/StarshipTroopers'' (the book, not the movie). Surprisingly, the resulting fanfic [[TropesAreNotBad is actually a pretty entertaining read]].

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* ''FanFic/ToTheStars'' ''Fanfic/ToTheStars'' is what happens when a fan writer takes the setting of ''Anime/PuellaMagiMadokaMagica'', shifts it several centuries into the future, and adds elements from [[TheSingularity transhumanist writings]] and what appears to be ''Literature/StarshipTroopers'' (the book, not the movie). Surprisingly, the resulting fanfic [[TropesAreNotBad is actually a pretty entertaining read]].movie).


* At least one member of the Cybird staff has admitted to having a fetish for men with [[EyepatchOfPower eyepatches]], which is why every single Cybird romance game has had at least one potential love interest who wears an eyepatch or bandages over one eye: Byron Wagner from ''Midnight Cinderella'', Saito Hajime from ''Destined to Love'', Masamune Date from ''VisualNovel/IkemenSengoku'', Harr Silver from ''Ikemen Revolution'', Aki from ''VideoGame/MagicalDaysTheBratsParade''... They even lampshaded this in Masamune's route in ''Ikemen Sengoku'' with the main character thinking that "anything sounds good coming from a man with an eyepatch".

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* At least one member of the Cybird staff has admitted to having a fetish for men with [[EyepatchOfPower eyepatches]], which is why every single Cybird romance game has had at least one potential love interest who wears an eyepatch or bandages over one eye: Byron Wagner from ''Midnight Cinderella'', Saito Hajime from ''Destined to Love'', Masamune Date from ''VisualNovel/IkemenSengoku'', Harr Silver from ''Ikemen Revolution'', Aki from ''VideoGame/MagicalDaysTheBratsParade''...''VideoGame/MagicalDaysTheBratsParade'', Jean d'Arc from ''Ikemen Vampire'', etc. They even lampshaded this in Masamune's route in ''Ikemen Sengoku'' with the main character thinking that "anything sounds good coming from a man with an eyepatch".

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** A subspecies may be fics written by Americans using American names for food that is called differently in Britain; so you get fluffy stories of Hobbits baking ''cookies'' rather than ''biscuits'' which is undoubtedly the word Tolkien himself would have used.


* Creator/NimbusLlewelyn is a self-admitted particular fan of [[Literature/TheDresdenFiles Harry Dresden]], ComicBook/BlackWidow, ComicBook/BuckyBarnes, [[ComicBook/MsMarvel Carol Danvers]], ComicBook/JeanGrey, and interpretations of the Phoenix Force that ''don't'' boil down to AlwaysChaoticEvil EldritchAbomination, which is why all of them tend to have increasingly prominent roles in his writing (and even if they don't directly appear, they get referenced).

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* Creator/NimbusLlewelyn is a self-admitted particular fan of [[Literature/TheDresdenFiles Harry Dresden]], ComicBook/BlackWidow, ComicBook/BuckyBarnes, [[ComicBook/MsMarvel Carol Danvers]], ComicBook/CarolDanvers, ComicBook/JeanGrey, and interpretations of the Phoenix Force that ''don't'' boil down to AlwaysChaoticEvil EldritchAbomination, which is why all of them tend to have increasingly prominent roles in his writing (and even if they don't directly appear, they get referenced).


* Chances are that if you're playing an open-world WesternRPG full of references to Creator/HPLovecraft and the Franchise/CthulhuMythos, likely has a HumongousMecha (even if it's just in the backstory), tries to rely on [[StoryBreadcrumbs environmental details to tell the story]], [[SugarWiki/VisualEffectsOfAwesome features gorgeous landscapes]] ([[TechnologyMarchesOn at the very least for the time]]), likes to create fascinating and flawed characters that often reveal HiddenDepths over the course of the story just as much as {{Bit Character}}a, analyze FantasticRacism and [[WhatMeasureIsANonHuman the worth of a person's soul]]/[[WhatMeasureIsAMook position in life]], give the player as much freedom as they can while still [[GuideDangIt suffering from a lack of direction]], and jumps merrily around the SlidingScaleOfIdealismVersusCynicism, you're playing a Creator/{{Bethesda}} game.

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* Chances are that if you're playing an open-world WesternRPG which is full of references to Creator/HPLovecraft and the Franchise/CthulhuMythos, likely and has a HumongousMecha (even if it's just in the backstory), tries to rely on [[StoryBreadcrumbs environmental details to tell the story]], [[SugarWiki/VisualEffectsOfAwesome features gorgeous landscapes]] ([[TechnologyMarchesOn at the very least for the its time]]), likes to create fascinating and flawed characters that often reveal HiddenDepths over the course of the story just as much as {{Bit Character}}a, analyze Character}}s, analyzes FantasticRacism and [[WhatMeasureIsANonHuman the worth of a person's soul]]/[[WhatMeasureIsAMook position in life]], give gives the player as much freedom as they can while still [[GuideDangIt suffering from a lack of direction]], and jumps merrily around the SlidingScaleOfIdealismVersusCynicism, you're playing a Creator/{{Bethesda}} game.


* ''Webcomic/DrawYourOwnStory'' bases its insane plot upon, among other things, an insane mish-mash of a thousand works with little or no explanation as to why are they all here together. Let's quote from the work page: ''{{VideoGame/Starcraft}}'', ''WesternAnimation/SpongeBobSquarePants'', ''WesternAnimation/TheFairlyOddParents'', Franchise/{{Cthulhu|Mythos}}, ''Franchise/StarWars'', ''{{Franchise/Dune}}'', ''Webcomic/OzyAndMillie'', ''Franchise/SonicTheHedgehog'', ''VideoGame/HalfLife'', ''VideoGame/Left4Dead'', ''Franchise/ResidentEvil'', ''Franchise/{{Metroid}}'', ''VideoGame/{{Fallout}}'', ''VideoGame/DeadOrAlive'', ''Anime/CowboyBebop'', ''Anime/GhostInTheShellStandAloneComplex'', ''VideoGame/CommandAndConquer'', ''VideoGame/{{Civilization}}'', and more.

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* ''Webcomic/DrawYourOwnStory'' bases its insane plot upon, among other things, an insane mish-mash of a thousand works with little or no explanation as to why are they all here together. Let's quote from the work page: ''{{VideoGame/Starcraft}}'', ''WesternAnimation/SpongeBobSquarePants'', ''WesternAnimation/TheFairlyOddParents'', Franchise/{{Cthulhu|Mythos}}, ''Franchise/StarWars'', ''{{Franchise/Dune}}'', ''Webcomic/OzyAndMillie'', ''Franchise/SonicTheHedgehog'', ''VideoGame/SonicTheHedgehog'', ''VideoGame/HalfLife'', ''VideoGame/Left4Dead'', ''Franchise/ResidentEvil'', ''Franchise/{{Metroid}}'', ''VideoGame/{{Fallout}}'', ''VideoGame/DeadOrAlive'', ''Anime/CowboyBebop'', ''Anime/GhostInTheShellStandAloneComplex'', ''VideoGame/CommandAndConquer'', ''VideoGame/{{Civilization}}'', and more.


* The Franchise/StarWarsExpandedUniverse's collective fetish is... Luke Skywalker! Seriously, in every new installment, he gets a new girlfriend, until he marries Mara. After Mara [[DroppedABridgeOnHim gets a bridge dropped on her]], he [[DidYouJustRomanceCthulhu picks up an aeons-old yandere]]. His descendants seem to be getting a lot of play. Ben is a ''young'' 14, and a Sith girl sticks her hand in his pants; two years later, another Sith girl wants to [[AdamAndEvePlot breed]] a MasterRace with him. And then there's Cade... As for individual EU authors:

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* The Franchise/StarWarsExpandedUniverse's Franchise/StarWarsLegends' collective fetish is... Luke Skywalker! Seriously, in every new installment, he gets a new girlfriend, until he marries Mara. After Mara [[DroppedABridgeOnHim gets a bridge dropped on her]], he [[DidYouJustRomanceCthulhu picks up an aeons-old yandere]]. His descendants seem to be getting a lot of play. Ben is a ''young'' 14, and a Sith girl sticks her hand in his pants; two years later, another Sith girl wants to [[AdamAndEvePlot breed]] a MasterRace with him. And then there's Cade... As for individual EU authors:


** Though the artwork ingame IS getting better -- this gets particularly noticeable in UFO: even before you even get onto the new characters in that game, clever use of shading shows ''visible breasts''. Specifically, for Sanae. The fact it's a frontal view probably helps. And indeed, when other people do the artwork (for example, the fighting games), the sudden breasts on some of the characters can be jarring. Juat look at Sakuya in [=EoSD=], [=PCB=], [=IN=] or [=PoFV=]. Then look at her [=IaMP=]/[=SWR=] art. you'll see why a meme arose from it.

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** Though the artwork ingame IS getting better -- this gets particularly noticeable in UFO: even before you even get onto the new characters in that game, clever use of shading shows ''visible breasts''. Specifically, breasts'', specifically for Sanae. The fact it's a frontal view probably helps. And indeed, when other people do the artwork (for example, the fighting games), the sudden breasts on some of the characters can be jarring. Juat Just look at Sakuya in [=EoSD=], [=PCB=], [=IN=] or [=PoFV=]. Then look at her [=IaMP=]/[=SWR=] art. you'll see why a meme arose from it.


** Michael A. Stackpole has a thing for female villains interrogating helpless male captives. But he's more remembered for an off reference to furries.

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** Michael A. Stackpole has a thing for female villains interrogating helpless male captives. But he's more remembered for an off offhand reference to furries.


* In ''Manga/ArataKangatari'', Hinohara dresses Kotoha in clothing he imagined-to-life with Sarae. All of his attempts are bikini and cosplay outfits he's most likely into, much to Kotoha. This is played for laughs and oddly enough, a heartwarming moment.

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* In ''Manga/ArataKangatari'', ''Manga/ArataTheLegend'', Hinohara dresses Kotoha in clothing he imagined-to-life with Sarae. All of his attempts are bikini and cosplay outfits he's most likely into, much to Kotoha. This is played for laughs and oddly enough, a heartwarming moment.


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* ''VideoGame/OctopathTraveler'' has the nonsexual example of fruits. Every healing item in the game is one or derived from one; pomegranates, grapes, jam...

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* ''VideoGame/OctopathTraveler'' has the nonsexual example of fruits. Every healing item in the game is one or derived from one; pomegranates, grapes, jam...


* ''FanFic/SlightlyAltered'' has Buwaro sing ''Hikari'' from ''VideoGame/KingdomHearts'' in one scene. The fact that there are also numerous references to that game, including "C'mon, lazy bum! Wake up!" being a recurring phrase, as well as Ortimor's line "It is I, Anton, seeker of thy heart!" further indicate this.

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* ''FanFic/SlightlyAltered'' has Buwaro sing ''Hikari'' from ''VideoGame/KingdomHearts'' ''VideoGame/KingdomHeartsI'' in one scene. The fact that there are also numerous references to that game, including "C'mon, lazy bum! Wake up!" being a recurring phrase, as well as Ortimor's line "It is I, Anton, seeker of thy heart!" further indicate this.


** Voice of Reason states in his [[WebOriginal/MyLittlePonyCamaraderieIsSupernatural Camaraderie is Supernatural]] review that parody is one of his favorite genres of comedy.

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** Voice of Reason states in his [[WebOriginal/MyLittlePonyCamaraderieIsSupernatural [[WebVideo/MyLittlePonyCamaraderieIsSupernatural Camaraderie is Supernatural]] review that parody is one of his favorite genres of comedy.



** Swing123 likes Creator/{{Nickelodeon}} in general (it's the station the series [[ScriptFic apparently]] airs on), but he also likes ''ComicStrip/{{Garfield}}'' and ''Literature/HankTheCowdog''. References[=/=]UsefulNotes/{{Plagiarism}} from all three sources are common in the first season.

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** Swing123 Creator/Swing123 likes Creator/{{Nickelodeon}} in general (it's the station the series [[ScriptFic apparently]] airs on), but he also likes ''ComicStrip/{{Garfield}}'' and ''Literature/HankTheCowdog''. References[=/=]UsefulNotes/{{Plagiarism}} from all three sources are common in the first season.

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