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* The archipelago of ''VideoGame/FarCry'' contains not-so-abandoned genetic research facilities and genetically altered mutants.
* ''VideoGame/FarCry3'' is set on the tropical Rook Islands, which are implied to be somewhere near Thailand. The islands are home to hostile wildlife, murderous pirates, drug mercenaries and [[RuinsForRuinsSake ancient ruins]], and it's implied that there is ''[[EldritchLocation something]]'' about the HungryJungle that will drive newcomers on the island to insanity.

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The archipelago of ''VideoGame/FarCry'' the first ''VideoGame/FarCry1'' contains not-so-abandoned genetic research facilities and genetically altered mutants.
* ** ''VideoGame/FarCry3'' is set on the tropical Rook Islands, which are implied to be somewhere near Thailand. The islands are home to hostile wildlife, murderous pirates, drug mercenaries and [[RuinsForRuinsSake ancient ruins]], and it's implied that there is ''[[EldritchLocation something]]'' about the HungryJungle that will drive newcomers on the island to insanity.

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* ''Dead in Bermuda'' and its sequel ''VideoGame/DeadInVinland'' are set on such islands, and reached via plane crash and shipwreck respectively. They contain many of the above tropes, including caves, ruins, bizarre monsters, mysterious supernatural phenomena, giant carnivorous plants, treasure, both a volcano and various fellow castaways in the case of the latter game, [[spoiler: and blue-skinned Atlanteans who are apparently also the Greek and Norse gods.]]


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* The island of Ezan-Throgg in ''Literature/StarWarsGalacticFolkloreAndMythology'' falls into this category. Based heavily on the Irish legend of Hy-Brasil, Ezan-Throgg is described as a small island on the planet Brodo Asogi which is only ever visible during a leap day, being shrouded in a magical mist the other 408 days of the year. This is said to be the work of the late King Fonhom, who threw his cloak over the island after it was attacked by Atarian warriors in order to shield it from any future invaders.
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* [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/North_Sentinel_Island North Sentinel Island]] is a mysterious and remote jungle island in the Indian Ocean. Mysterious primarily because its inhabitants are cannibals who quickly attack and kill anyone or anything approaching the island.

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* [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/North_Sentinel_Island North Sentinel Island]] is a mysterious and remote jungle island in the Indian Ocean. Mysterious primarily because its native inhabitants are cannibals hunter-gatherers who quickly attack and kill anyone or anything approaching the island.


* The island of Ezan-Throgg in ''Literature/StarWarsGalacticFolkloreAndMythology'' falls into this category. Based heavily on the Irish legend of Hy-Brasil, it's described as a small island on the planet Brodo Asogi which is onlyn ever visible on a leap day, being shrouded in a magical mist the other 408 days of the year. This is said to be the work of the late King Fonhom, who threw his cloak over the island after it was invaded by the neighboring Atarians in order to shield it from any future attackers.

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* The island of Ezan-Throgg in ''Literature/StarWarsGalacticFolkloreAndMythology'' falls into this category. Based heavily on the Irish legend of Hy-Brasil, it's Ezan-Throgg is described as a small island on the planet Brodo Asogi which is onlyn only ever visible on during a leap day, being shrouded in a magical mist the other 408 days of the year. This is said to be the work of the late King Fonhom, who threw his cloak over the island after it was invaded attacked by the neighboring Atarians Atarian warriors in order to shield it from any future attackers.invaders.


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* The island of Ezan-Throgg in ''Literature/StarWarsGalacticFolkloreAndMythology'' falls into this category. Based heavily on the Irish legend of Hy-Brasil, it's described as a small island on the planet Brodo Asogi which is onlyn ever visible on a leap day, being shrouded in a magical mist the other 408 days of the year. This is said to be the work of the late King Fonhom, who threw his cloak over the island after it was invaded by the neighboring Atarians in order to shield it from any future attackers.
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* The Marivellas in ''Series/TalesOfTheGoldMonkey'' are a whole chain of Islands of Mystery, with such inhabitants as [[ManiacMonkeys two sets of killer monkeys]], [[EverythingsBetterWithSamurai samurai]], lost tribes of Africa ''and'' ancient Egypt, [[AttackOfTheMonsterAppendage tentacled swamp monsters]] and....[[TheLastOfTheseIsNotLikeTheOthers the Amish]].

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* The Marivellas in ''Series/TalesOfTheGoldMonkey'' are a whole chain of Islands of Mystery, with such inhabitants as [[ManiacMonkeys two sets of killer monkeys]], [[EverythingsBetterWithSamurai samurai]], lost tribes of Africa ''and'' ancient Egypt, [[AttackOfTheMonsterAppendage tentacled swamp monsters]] and....[[TheLastOfTheseIsNotLikeTheOthers the Amish]].UsefulNotes/{{Amish}}.


* The IslandBase of Dr. Totenkopf at the end of ''Film/SkyCaptainAndTheWorldOfTomorrow''. More dinosaurs, plus dangerous robots and [[spoiler:a spaceship]]!

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* The IslandBase of Dr. Totenkopf at the end of ''Film/SkyCaptainAndTheWorldOfTomorrow''. More dinosaurs, giant mutant animals, underground underwater caverns plus dangerous robots and [[spoiler:a spaceship]]!


Creator/JulesVerne's novel ''Literature/TheMysteriousIsland''.

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Not to be confused with Creator/JulesVerne's novel ''Literature/TheMysteriousIsland''.


* [[SupervillainLair Supervillain lairs]]. See the SubTrope IslandBase.

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* [[SupervillainLair Supervillain lairs]].{{Supervillain lair}}s. See the SubTrope IslandBase.



* [[CannibalTribe Cannibalistic]] and [[AppeaseTheVolcanoGod human-sacrifice-prone]] natives.

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* [[CannibalTribe Cannibalistic]] {{Cannibal|Tribe}}istic and [[AppeaseTheVolcanoGod human-sacrifice-prone]] natives.



* [[TreasureRoom Treasure]], particularly {{pirate}} booty. An island that's hard to get to is perfect for hiding your booty.

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* [[TreasureRoom Treasure]], {{Treasure|Room}}, particularly {{pirate}} booty. An island that's hard to get to is perfect for hiding your booty.



Not to be confused with the fan-fic ''FanFic/MysteryIsland'' or Creator/JulesVerne's novel ''Literature/TheMysteriousIsland''.

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* ''Fanfic/DungeonKeeperAmi'': The chapter, [[https://forums.sufficientvelocity.com/threads/dungeon-keeper-ami-sailor-moon-dungeon-keeper-story-only-thread.30066/post-6355738 "Mysterious Island"]], where the titular island is somehow holding [[AllTrollsAreDifferent trolls]], living what is assumed to be a lifeless island. And also home to magical secrets that Ami is hoping to discover.


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* The island of Leshp from the Creator/TerryPratchett novel ''Discworld/{{Jingo}}''. It tends to raise itself from under the sea on a regular basis and is covered with [[Franchise/CthulhuMythos Chthonic]] architecture. An homage to R'lyeh, home of Great Cthulhu.

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* The island of Leshp from the Creator/TerryPratchett novel ''Discworld/{{Jingo}}''.''Literature/{{Jingo}}''. It tends to raise itself from under the sea on a regular basis and is covered with [[Franchise/CthulhuMythos Chthonic]] architecture. An homage to R'lyeh, home of Great Cthulhu.


** Kratoa, The Living Island is a small island subjected to nuclear testing that turned the island's ecosystem into a hive-mind entity. Kratoa has had children.

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** Kratoa, Krakoa, The Living Island is a small island subjected to nuclear testing that turned the island's ecosystem into a hive-mind entity. Kratoa has had children.


* Much of ''VideoGame/GodOfWar2'' takes place on the Island of Creation, the deadly trap-filled home of the Sisters of Fate.

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* Much of ''VideoGame/GodOfWar2'' ''VideoGame/GodOfWarII'' takes place on the Island of Creation, the deadly trap-filled home of the Sisters of Fate.

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