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* ComicBook/DylanDog owns an antique [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bodeo_Model_1889 Bodeo Modello 1889]]-and not in Italy, where it could be relatively common having been standard issue for about fifty years, but in ''Britain''. Endlessly {{Lampshade|Hanging}}d by anyone who recognizes it, [[RunningGag who invariably asks why he still uses one, how did he get one, or where does he get the munitions]] (Dylan knows a guy that makes them specifically for him, and found the gun in a cave. How it got there remains a mystery).

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* ComicBook/DylanDog owns an antique [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bodeo_Model_1889 Bodeo Modello 1889]]-and not in Italy, where it could be relatively common having been standard issue for about fifty years, but in ''Britain''. Endlessly {{Lampshade|Hanging}}d by anyone who recognizes it, [[RunningGag who invariably asks why he still uses one, how did he get one, or where does he get the munitions]] (Dylan uses it because [[PerpetualPoverty he can't afford a more modern gun]], knows a guy that makes them the rounds specifically for him, and found the gun in a cave. How it got there remains a mystery).

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** Another firearm from the game is [[https://modernfirearms.net/en/assault-rifles/malyuk/ the Ukrainian Malyuk]][[note]] lit. "[[CuteAsABouncingBetty Baby]]"[[/note]], a bullpup AK-derivative with an atypical (for [=AKs=]) charging handle and mag release. It's one of the few guns where other websites have more info on it than Wikipedia.


* ''[[VideoGame/ModernWarfare Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3]]'' and ''VideoGame/CallOfDutyGhosts'' feature the FAD, a Peruvian-made prototype bullpup assault rifle, of which only 180 were built, of which little is known.

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* ''[[VideoGame/ModernWarfare Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3]]'' and ''VideoGame/CallOfDutyGhosts'' feature the FAD, a Peruvian-made prototype bullpup assault rifle, of which only 180 were built, and of which little is known. known - so little, in fact, that ''Modern Warfare 3'' didn't even know how to animate loading a round into the chamber.


* ''ComicBook/DylanDog'' owns an antique [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bodeo_Model_1889 Bodeo Modello 1889]]-and not in Italy, where it could be relatively common having been standard issue for about fifty years, but in ''Britain''. Endlessly {{Lampshade|Hanging}}d by anyone who recognizes it, [[RunningGag who invariably asks why he still uses one, how did he get one, or where does he get the munitions]] (Dylan knows a guy that makes them specifically for him, and found the gun in a cave. How it got there remains a mystery).

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* ''ComicBook/DylanDog'' ComicBook/DylanDog owns an antique [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bodeo_Model_1889 Bodeo Modello 1889]]-and not in Italy, where it could be relatively common having been standard issue for about fifty years, but in ''Britain''. Endlessly {{Lampshade|Hanging}}d by anyone who recognizes it, [[RunningGag who invariably asks why he still uses one, how did he get one, or where does he get the munitions]] (Dylan knows a guy that makes them specifically for him, and found the gun in a cave. How it got there remains a mystery).
** A special story set in Victorian London has Dylan still armed with the Bodeo, then state-of-the-art. Upon reveal [[LampshadeHanging he's]] ''[[LampshadeHanging immediately]]'' [[LampshadeHanging asked why did he go all the way to Italy to buy a gun]], and it's considered rare and expensive enough that [[spoiler:when he loses it in the sea the Lloyds, with whom Dylan had insured it, recover it from ''the bottom of the sea'' rather than refund him]].


* ''ComicBook/DylanDog'' owns an antique [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bodeo_Model_1889 Bodeo Modello 1889]]-and not in Italy, where it could be relatively common having been standard issue for about fifty years, but in ''Britain''. Endlessly {{Lampshaded}} by anyone who recognizes it, [[RunningGag who invariably asks why he still uses one, how did he get one, or where does he get the munitions]] ([[LampshadeHanging Dylan knows a guy that makes them specifically for him, and found the gun in a cave]]. How it got there remains a mystery).

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* ''ComicBook/DylanDog'' owns an antique [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bodeo_Model_1889 Bodeo Modello 1889]]-and not in Italy, where it could be relatively common having been standard issue for about fifty years, but in ''Britain''. Endlessly {{Lampshaded}} {{Lampshade|Hanging}}d by anyone who recognizes it, [[RunningGag who invariably asks why he still uses one, how did he get one, or where does he get the munitions]] ([[LampshadeHanging Dylan (Dylan knows a guy that makes them specifically for him, and found the gun in a cave]].cave. How it got there remains a mystery).



* ''[[VideoGame/ModernWarfare3 Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3]]'' and ''VideoGame/CallOfDutyGhosts'' feature the FAD, a Peruvian-made prototype bullpup assault rifle, of which only 180 were built, of which little is known.

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* ''[[VideoGame/ModernWarfare3 ''[[VideoGame/ModernWarfare Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3]]'' and ''VideoGame/CallOfDutyGhosts'' feature the FAD, a Peruvian-made prototype bullpup assault rifle, of which only 180 were built, of which little is known.

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* ''VideoGame/BattlefieldV'' follow suit:
** Just like how the previous featured a self-loading conversion of the Lee-Enfield rifle alongside the original weapon ([=BSA=] Howell Automatic Rifle), this game features another self-loading conversion, [[http://www.imfdb.org/wiki/File:Turner_SMLE_Conversion.jpg this one]] made by Russell J. Turner.


* ''VideoGame/Battlefield1'' contains a large amount of rare historical World War I-era guns, but one example that pushes this trope UpToEleven is the Standschütze Hellriegel M1915, a drum-fed water-cooled submachine gun which never went beyond the experimental phase, had no known examples that survived the war (making it a rare gun so rare that it ''no longer exists''), and the only evidence showing it are a few photos, all of which only show the weapon's right side. Worse, its documentation is so sparse that little is known on how it is operated, or who the name stands for. It's a miracle that it is even in the game at all. Not only that, but the few extant photos and documents indicate that it was actually a ''crew-served'' weapon, with the Hellriegel feeding ammunition from a chute on a drum.

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* ''VideoGame/Battlefield1'' contains a large amount of rare historical World War I-era guns, but one guns:
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example that pushes this trope UpToEleven is the Standschütze Hellriegel M1915, a drum-fed water-cooled submachine gun which never went beyond the experimental phase, had no known examples that survived the war (making it a rare gun so rare that it ''no longer exists''), and the only evidence showing it are a few photos, all of which only show the weapon's right side. Worse, its documentation is so sparse that little is known on how it is operated, or who the name stands for. It's a miracle that it is even in the game at all. Not only that, but the few extant photos and documents indicate that it was actually a ''crew-served'' weapon, with the Hellriegel feeding ammunition from a chute on a drum.


* ''VideoGame/Battlefield1'' contains a large amount of rare historical World War I-era guns, but one example that pushes this trope UpToEleven is the Standschütze Hellriegel M1915, a belt-fed water-cooled submachine gun which never went beyond the experimental phase, had no known examples that survived the war (making it a rare gun so rare that it ''no longer exists''), and the only evidence showing it are a few photos, all of which only show the weapon's right side. Worse, its documentation is so sparse that little is known on how it is operated, or who the name stands for. It's a miracle that it is even in the game at all. Not only that, but the few extant photos and documents indicate that it was actually a ''crew-served'' weapon, with the Hellriegel feeding belted ammunition from the second manís backpack.

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* ''VideoGame/Battlefield1'' contains a large amount of rare historical World War I-era guns, but one example that pushes this trope UpToEleven is the Standschütze Hellriegel M1915, a belt-fed drum-fed water-cooled submachine gun which never went beyond the experimental phase, had no known examples that survived the war (making it a rare gun so rare that it ''no longer exists''), and the only evidence showing it are a few photos, all of which only show the weapon's right side. Worse, its documentation is so sparse that little is known on how it is operated, or who the name stands for. It's a miracle that it is even in the game at all. Not only that, but the few extant photos and documents indicate that it was actually a ''crew-served'' weapon, with the Hellriegel feeding belted ammunition from the second manís backpack.a chute on a drum.

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* ''LightNovel/SwordArtOnlineAlternativeGunGaleOnline'' has a 7.62x39mm Krebs Custom KTR-09 assault rifle in the hands of Pitohui during the Squad Jam 2 tournament. Krebs rifles are custom-made AK-pattern rifles by Marc Krebs, who is regarded as one of the finest AK gunsmiths in America. The KTR-09 model was built off of the Russian Saiga platform starting in 2009 (hence the model number), and sold for high prices during the early 2010s. Unfortunately, the U.S. sanctions that were placed against Russia due to the Crimea annexation have blocked imports of Saiga firearms and led to Krebs discontinuing the KTR-09. Not that it was ever common in the first place, as it commanded a high price even when Krebs was actively making them.


This trope is common in {{anime}}, due to the [[SchematizedProp obsession many writers have with technical and historical details]]. They also have the advantage of being able to include anything they want without worrying about the inability to get their hands on a real example. Anything the artists can draw is fair game for inclusion, whereas in live-action productions either acquiring an example or building a convincing look-alike as a prop is necessary. For the same reason, rare guns are also a staple of gun-oriented video games.

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This trope is exceedingly common in {{anime}}, video games[[labelnote:*]]the overwhelming majority of examples on these pages come from video games, in fact, for some of these rare guns, the only fictional depictions of them have only been in games[[/labelnote]], due to the [[SchematizedProp obsession many writers programmers have with technical and historical details]]. They also have the advantage of being able to include anything they want without worrying about the inability to get their hands on a real example. Anything the artists that can draw be modeled is fair game for inclusion, whereas in live-action productions either acquiring an example or building a convincing look-alike as a prop is necessary. For the same reason, rare guns are also a staple of gun-oriented video games.
anime & manga, as artists can draw what they want without running afoul of Japanese gun control laws.


* ''[[VideoGame/ModernWarfare3 Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3]]'' and ''VideoGame/CallOfDutyGhosts'' feature the FAD, a Peruvian-made prototype bullpup assault rifle, of which only 180 were built, and .

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* ''[[VideoGame/ModernWarfare3 Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3]]'' and ''VideoGame/CallOfDutyGhosts'' feature the FAD, a Peruvian-made prototype bullpup assault rifle, of which only 180 were built, and .of which little is known.

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* ''VideoGame/CallOfDutyWWII'' features several examples, including the Fliegerfaust, a 9-barreled anti-aircraft rocket launcher that never left the prototype phase in real life.
* ''[[VideoGame/ModernWarfare3 Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3]]'' and ''VideoGame/CallOfDutyGhosts'' feature the FAD, a Peruvian-made prototype bullpup assault rifle, of which only 180 were built, and .

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* ''VideoGame/SniperElite4'' features the [=ZH-29=], one of the first successful semiautomatic rifles in history.

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* RareGuns/SniperRifles

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