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* Loser from ''WebAnimation/BattleForBFDI''.

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* Loser from ''WebAnimation/BattleForBFDI''. Arguably the pentagons that scare Eraser and Pen.


* ''Film/HellboundHellraiserII'' has Leviathan, [[EldritchAbomination the God]] [[BiggerBad of the Cenobites]], that takes the form of a [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lozenge lozenge]] (◊).

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* ''Film/HellboundHellraiserII'' has Leviathan, [[EldritchAbomination the God]] [[BiggerBad God of the Cenobites]], that takes the form of a [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lozenge lozenge]] (◊).


* All of the characters in Shel Silverstein's ''The Missing Piece'' and its sequel, ''The Missing Piece Meets the Big O''. are represented as two- dimensional shapes, usually either circles, circles with wedges missing, or triangular wedges.

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* All of the characters in Shel Silverstein's Creator/ShelSilverstein's ''The Missing Piece'' and its sequel, ''The Missing Piece Meets the Big O''. are represented as two- dimensional shapes, usually either circles, circles with wedges missing, or triangular wedges.


* In ''Anime/NeonGenesisEvangelion'' the Angel Ramiel takes the form of an [[https://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/270px-Ramiel_RoE.jpg octahedron several hundred meters in diameter]]. Thanks to large advances in computer technology, the creators were able to exploit and show off Ramiel's design much better in ''Anime/RebuildOfEvangelion''. For a being that almost has a non-Euclidean design, it still has hundreds of gallons of liquid blood packed inside its core.

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* In ''Anime/NeonGenesisEvangelion'' the Angel Ramiel takes the form of an [[https://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/270px-Ramiel_RoE.jpg octahedron several hundred meters in diameter]]. diameter.]] Thanks to large advances in computer technology, the creators were able to exploit and show off Ramiel's design much better in ''Anime/RebuildOfEvangelion''. For a being that almost has a non-Euclidean design, it still has hundreds of gallons of liquid blood packed inside its core.


Loser from ''WebAnimation/BFB''.

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* Loser from ''WebAnimation/BFB''.''WebAnimation/BattleForBFDI''.

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Loser from ''WebAnimation/BFB''.


* In ''Anime/NeonGenesisEvangelion'' the Angel Ramiel takes the form of an [[https://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/270px-Ramiel_RoE.jpg octahedron several hundred meters in diameter]]. Thanks to computer technology, the creators were able to exploit and show off Ramiel's design much better in ''Anime/RebuildOfEvangelion''. For a being that almost has a non-Euclidean design, it still has hundreds of gallons of liquid blood packed inside its core.

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* In ''Anime/NeonGenesisEvangelion'' the Angel Ramiel takes the form of an [[https://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/270px-Ramiel_RoE.jpg octahedron several hundred meters in diameter]]. Thanks to large advances in computer technology, the creators were able to exploit and show off Ramiel's design much better in ''Anime/RebuildOfEvangelion''. For a being that almost has a non-Euclidean design, it still has hundreds of gallons of liquid blood packed inside its core.

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* The Bomb-type enemies in ''VideoGame/FinalFantasyXIII'' and ''VideoGame/FinalFantasyXIII2'' are living icosahedra that start battles at half health and eventually self-destruct to deal massive damage of their respective element.


* ''Literature{{Discworld}}'': Pinwheeling four-sided sentient triangles also crop up in ''Discworld/TheLightFantastic'', but these are explicable as part of a trainee Shaman's [[MushroomSamba communion with the Sacred Mushrooms]].

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* ''Literature{{Discworld}}'': ''Literature/{{Discworld}}'': Pinwheeling four-sided sentient triangles also crop up in ''Discworld/TheLightFantastic'', but these are explicable as part of a trainee Shaman's [[MushroomSamba communion with the Sacred Mushrooms]].


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Sometimes they may be SiliconBasedLife, while other times, they're constructed of HardLight. Not to be mistaken with a CompanionCube (though some polyhedron-shaped {{Companion Cube}}s might be treated as if they were alive), or a RandomNumberGod.

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Sometimes they may be SiliconBasedLife, while other times, they're constructed of HardLight. Not to be mistaken with a CompanionCube (though some polyhedron-shaped {{Companion Cube}}s might be treated as if they were alive), or a RandomNumberGod.
RandomNumberGod. It's not uncommon for amateur video games to feature a square or a triangle as the protagonist (and sometimes explicitly have a title along the lines of ''Triangle Adventures'', etc.), since such heroes are very easy to draw and animate (if they're indeed animated at all).



* [[OurDemonsAreDifferent Xellos]] from ''LightNovel/{{Slayers}}'' usually hides behind a fairly decent human-like disguise, but his true form is a black cone.
* [[MechanicalLifeform The Neuroi]] from ''Anime/StrikeWitches'' have polyhedron-shaped cores

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* ''LightNovel/{{Slayers}}'': [[OurDemonsAreDifferent Xellos]] from ''LightNovel/{{Slayers}}'' usually hides behind a fairly decent human-like disguise, but his true form is a black cone.
* [[MechanicalLifeform The Neuroi]] from ''Anime/StrikeWitches'' have polyhedron-shaped corescores.



* Bits (and [[VideoGame/TronTwoPointOh Bytes]]) from the Film/{{Tron}} universe are softball-sized floating polyhedrals (changing shape when the speak) that are kept as pets by the Programs. Bits can only say "yes" and "no." Bytes have a much larger vocabulary and greater intelligence.

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* Bits (and [[VideoGame/TronTwoPointOh Bytes]]) from the Film/{{Tron}} ''Film/{{Tron}}'' universe are softball-sized floating polyhedrals (changing shape when the speak) that are kept as pets by the Programs. Bits can only say "yes" and "no." Bytes have a much larger vocabulary and greater intelligence.



* ''Literature/TheDotAndTheLine'', inspired by ''Flatland'', stars a dot and a line (and a squiggle).
* In Creator/HPLovecraft's story "Literature/TheDreamsInTheWitchHouse", a human has to make a pilgrimage to the Cold Waste beyond the stars to where the Old Ones dwell. On the way he meets many bizarre and eldritch life-forms, polyhedra included.



* The Rationals and Parentals from ''Literature/TheGodsThemselves'' are ellipsoids and parallelepipeds, respectively.
* All of the characters in Shel Silverstein's ''The Missing Piece'' are represented as two- dimensional shapes.
* In Arthur C. Clarke's ''[[Literature/TheSpaceOdysseySeries 2010: The Year We Make Contact]]'', the incorporeal David Bowman is led by the Monolith intelligence down through the atmosphere of Jupiter, where he sees various polyhedric kite-like creatures which feed on hydrocarbon precipitation in the atmosphere, and each other. The Monolith intelligence (with Bowman's input) assessed that these primitive nonsentients were worth sacrificing in detonating Jupiter as a second sun to help uplift the more advanced life on Europa. (Note: this was ''not'' shown in the film.)
* ''Flatland'' inspired the book and cartoon ''Literature/TheDotAndTheLine'', which stars both a dot and a line (and a squiggle).

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* ''Literature/TheGodsThemselves'': The Rationals and Parentals from ''Literature/TheGodsThemselves'' that inhabit the parallel universe are ellipsoids and parallelepipeds, respectively.
* ''Literature{{Discworld}}'': Pinwheeling four-sided sentient triangles also crop up in ''Discworld/TheLightFantastic'', but these are explicable as part of a trainee Shaman's [[MushroomSamba communion with the Sacred Mushrooms]].
* All of the characters in Shel Silverstein's ''The Missing Piece'' and its sequel, ''The Missing Piece Meets the Big O''. are represented as two- dimensional shapes.
* In Arthur C. Clarke's ''[[Literature/TheSpaceOdysseySeries 2010: The Year We Make Contact]]'', the incorporeal David Bowman is led by the Monolith intelligence down through the atmosphere of Jupiter, where he sees various polyhedric kite-like creatures which feed on hydrocarbon precipitation in the atmosphere, and each other. The Monolith intelligence (with Bowman's input) assessed that these primitive nonsentients were worth sacrificing in detonating Jupiter as a second sun to help uplift the more advanced life on Europa. (Note: this was ''not'' shown in the film.)
* ''Flatland'' inspired the book and cartoon ''Literature/TheDotAndTheLine'', which stars both a dot and a line (and a squiggle).
shapes, usually either circles, circles with wedges missing, or triangular wedges.



* In Creator/HPLovecraft's story "Literature/TheDreamsInTheWitchHouse", a human has to make a pilgrimage to the Cold Waste beyond the stars to where the Old Ones dwell. On the way he meets many bizarre and eldritch life-forms, polyhedra included.
* Pinwheeling four-sided sentient triangles also crop up in Terry Pratchett's ''Discworld/TheLightFantastic'', but these are explicable as part of a trainee Shaman's communion with the Sacred Mushrooms.

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* ''Literature/TheSpaceOdysseySeries'': In Creator/HPLovecraft's story "Literature/TheDreamsInTheWitchHouse", a human has to make a pilgrimage to Arthur C. Clarke's ''2010: The Year We Make Contact'', the Cold Waste beyond incorporeal David Bowman is led by the stars to Monolith intelligence down through the atmosphere of Jupiter, where he sees various polyhedric kite-like creatures which feed on hydrocarbon precipitation in the Old Ones dwell. On the way he meets many bizarre atmosphere, and eldritch life-forms, polyhedra included.
* Pinwheeling four-sided sentient triangles also crop up in Terry Pratchett's ''Discworld/TheLightFantastic'', but
each other. The Monolith intelligence (with Bowman's input) assessed that these are explicable primitive nonsentients were worth sacrificing in detonating Jupiter as part of a trainee Shaman's communion with second sun to help uplift the Sacred Mushrooms.more advanced life on Europa. (Note: this was ''not'' shown in the film.)



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** Modrons from TabletopGame/{{Planescape}}, who look like polyhedral robots. The higher in rank one is, the more sides it has. As Modrons are inhabitants of the lawful neutral plane of Mechanus, their appearance fits their mechanistic, impassive nature.
** The Gelatinous Cube, a large BlobMonster shaped like a cube. Apparently, it's a life form specifically adapted for living in a typical D&D dungeon corridor.
** The Immortals ruleset for "regular" D&D includes stats for the jumper, a chronovoric creature shaped like a dodecahedron with long, slender arms on each face

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** Modrons from TabletopGame/{{Planescape}}, ''TabletopGame/{{Planescape}}'', who look like polyhedral robots. The higher in rank one is, the more sides it has. As Modrons are inhabitants of the lawful neutral LawfulNeutral plane of Mechanus, Mechanus -- essentially, they're to Law what angels are to Good and demons, devils and other fiends are to Evil -- their appearance fits their mechanistic, impassive nature.
** The Gelatinous Cube, a large BlobMonster shaped like a cube. Apparently, it's a life form specifically adapted for living in a typical D&D ''D&D'' dungeon corridor.
** The Immortals ruleset for "regular" D&D ''D&D'' includes stats for the jumper, a chronovoric creature shaped like a dodecahedron with long, slender arms on each face



* There are many, many newbie amateur video games which feature a square or a triangle as the protagonist (and sometimes explicitly have a title along the lines of ''Triangle Adventures'', etc.), since such heroes are very easy to draw and animate (if they're indeed animated at all).
* The UsefulNotes/{{Supervision}} game ''[[http://www.pixelpower.on.ca/supervision/games/DancingBlock.jpg Dancing Block]]'' is set in "GB (Geometric block) Kingdom in another end of the universe", and has a Mr. Dancing Block as the protagonist.

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* There ''VideoGame/{{Cubivore}}'': Said cubivores are many, many newbie amateur video games which feature cube bodies with a square or a triangle as the protagonist (and sometimes explicitly have a title along the lines of ''Triangle Adventures'', etc.), since such heroes are very easy to draw large face and animate (if they're indeed animated at all).
different rectangular prisms i.e. "flaps" that give them shape.
* The UsefulNotes/{{Supervision}} game ''[[http://www.pixelpower.on.ca/supervision/games/DancingBlock.jpg Dancing Block]]'' Block]]'', a UsefulNotes/{{Supervision}} game, is set in "GB (Geometric block) Kingdom in another end of the universe", and has a Mr. Dancing Block as the protagonist.protagonist.
* The ''VideoGame/{{Doom}}'' [[GameMod mod]] ''VideoGame/TheAdventuresOfSquare''. It takes place in "Shape Land" and has the protagonist, Square, face off against the evil cult "Circle of Evil" to save Doctor Octagon. According to the author, the protagonist was originally designed as "the most generic children's cartoon character possible".
* Not featured directly in ''VideoGame/GrandTheftAutoViceCity'', but in-game adverts for [[http://gta.wikia.com/Degenatron "The Degenatron"]] talk about "save the green dots with your fantastic flying red square!" and so on, as a parody of the limitations of early 80's videogames.



* Not featured directly in ''VideoGame/GrandTheftAutoViceCity'', but in-game adverts for [[http://gta.wikia.com/Degenatron "The Degenatron"]] talk about "save the green dots with your fantastic flying red square!" and so on, as a parody of the limitations of early 80's videogames.
* ''VideoGame/{{Cubivore}}'': Said cubivores are cube bodies with a very large face and different rectangular prisms i.e. "flaps" that give them shape.
* The ''VideoGame/{{Doom}}'' [[GameMod mod]] ''VideoGame/TheAdventuresOfSquare''. It takes place in "Shape Land" and has the protagonist, Square, face off against the evil cult "Circle of Evil" to save Doctor Octagon. According to the author, the protagonist was originally designed as "the most generic children's cartoon character possible".



* ''Webcomic/TriangleAndRobert'' is set in a world of sapient geometric shapes; Robert is a rhombus, and Triangle is unimaginatively named. It's explicitly stated that they're only geometric shapes because the Cartoonist is incapable of drawing proper people; characters sometimes reminisce about the good old days before the strip started, when nobody was trying to draw them (and they were, implicitly, something other than simple polygons, though what they were is of course never shown, since the Cartoonist is incapable of drawing it).



* ''Webcomic/KillSixBillionDemons'': Angels' true forms tend to be very weird from the perspective of mortals and often vary a lot from one angel to the next -- at least one of them is a complex, free-floating purple Euclidean solid with a halo.
* ''Webcomic/TriangleAndRobert'' is set in a world of sapient geometric shapes; Robert is a rhombus, and Triangle is unimaginatively named. It's explicitly stated that they're only geometric shapes because the Cartoonist is incapable of drawing proper people; characters sometimes reminisce about the good old days before the strip started, when nobody was trying to draw them (and they were, implicitly, something other than simple polygons, though what they were is of course never shown, since the Cartoonist is incapable of drawing it).



* ''WesternAnimation/AquaTeenHungerForce'': The episode "The Cubing" features the Wisdom Cube, a sapient and supposedly all-knowing cube from space who may just be the most obnoxious being in existence. [[spoiler:In the end, this is revealed to actually be the Dumbassahedratron, a cousin of the real Wisdom Cube, though the genuine article is still incredibly immature.]]
* InUniverse: In an episode of ''WesternAnimation/{{Arthur}}'' Sue Ellen writes a graphic novel about a country of triangles and a country of circles in conflict with each other.



* InUniverse: In an episode of ''WesternAnimation/{{Arthur}}'' Sue Ellen writes a graphic novel about a country of triangles and a country of circles which have a conflict with each other.



* "The Cubing", a season 2 episode of ''WesternAnimation/AquaTeenHungerForce'', featured the Wisdom Cube, a sentient and supposedly all-knowing cube from space who may just be the most obnoxious being in existence. [[spoiler:In the end, this is revealed to actually be the Dumbassahedratron, a cousin of the real Wisdom Cube, though the genuine article is still incredibly immature.]]



* While viruses are on the borderline of living and non-living matter, several viruses come in the shape of polyhedra. For example, poliovirus is an icosahedron.

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* While viruses are on the borderline of living and non-living matter, several viruses come in the shape of polyhedra. For example, the poliovirus is an icosahedron.


* The ''VideoGame/{{Doom}}'' [[GameMod mod]] ''The Adventures of Square''. It takes place in "Shape Land" and has the protagonist, Square, face off against the evil cult "Circle of Evil" to save Doctor Octagon. According to the author, the protagonist was originally designed as "the most generic children's cartoon character possible".

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* The ''VideoGame/{{Doom}}'' [[GameMod mod]] ''The Adventures of Square''.''VideoGame/TheAdventuresOfSquare''. It takes place in "Shape Land" and has the protagonist, Square, face off against the evil cult "Circle of Evil" to save Doctor Octagon. According to the author, the protagonist was originally designed as "the most generic children's cartoon character possible".


* In Creator/HPLovecraft's story "The Dreams in the Witch House," a human has to make a pilgrimage to the Cold Waste beyond the stars to where the Old Ones dwell. On the way he meets many bizarre and eldritch life-forms, polyhedra included.

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* In Creator/HPLovecraft's story "The Dreams in the Witch House," "Literature/TheDreamsInTheWitchHouse", a human has to make a pilgrimage to the Cold Waste beyond the stars to where the Old Ones dwell. On the way he meets many bizarre and eldritch life-forms, polyhedra included.

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* The Xipéhuz from the 1888 short story ''Literature/LesXipehuz'' are cone- or cylinder-shaped.


* ''WesternAnimation/WanderOverYonder'': Has the black cube of Darkness. While he is just a cube and not a shape with large number of sides, Even the characters in the show find him strange at first, Particularly Hater and Peepers. The cube is sentient, alive and frequently displays emotion [[DullSurprise In a way…]]

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* ''WesternAnimation/WanderOverYonder'': Has ''WesternAnimation/WanderOverYonder'' has the black cube of Darkness. While he is just a cube and not a shape with large number of sides, Even even the characters in the show find him strange at first, Particularly Hater and Peepers. The cube is sentient, alive and frequently displays emotion [[DullSurprise In a way…]]

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* ''Webcomic/TheInexplicableAdventuresOfBob'' has a lengthy story involving an alien LivingShip shaped like a [[http://bobadventures.comicgenesis.com/d/20130511.html gigantic white cone.]]

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