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* '''Lampshaded''': "Of course, [[YouSuck even a bad commander]] can still win if he achieves the victory conditions before the enemy achieves theirs..."

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* '''Lampshaded''': "Of course, [[YouSuck even a bad commander]] commander can still win if he achieves the victory conditions before the enemy achieves theirs..."

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** Alternatively, you just became the DoomedMoralVictor and value accomplishing your mission more than your life, or went on a suicide mission in the first place because YourDaysAreNumbered because of a ConvenientTerminalIllness.

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** The mission is just that important. Whether it is preventing a nuclear/bacteriological/{{Phlebotinum}} weapon from going off, firing such a weapon at your enemy, pulling a DoNotAdjustYourSet on the enemy's PropagandaMachine, or anything like that, it doesn't matter whether you live or die, so long as you succeed. It's outright stated that you went on the mission fully expecting to either take a few of them before you go down or become a DoomedMoralVictor.


* '''Zig Zagged''': The only way beat the end boss is to kill him just as you land in the lava, triggering the end-of-mission cinematic. However, midway through the cinematic, the boss barges into the victory celebration, declaring that your victory was "totally cheap." This time, you force the boss into the lava, and he kills you with a trick shot as he dies. The good news is that you get to interrupt ''your own'' GameOver sequence to respawn, because "it's only fair," and kill the boss for good. Or, at least, until he respawns, disgruntled, after the end credits.

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* '''Zig Zagged''': The only way to beat the end boss is to kill him just as you land in the lava, triggering the end-of-mission cinematic. However, midway through the cinematic, the boss barges into the victory celebration, declaring that your victory was "totally cheap." This time, you force the boss into the lava, and he kills you with a trick shot as he dies. The good news is that you get to interrupt ''your own'' GameOver sequence to respawn, because "it's only fair," and kill the boss for good. Or, at least, until he respawns, disgruntled, after the end credits.



* '''Conversed''': "It's clear the Good Guys will win the moment they say the magic word. All this dramatic battle and almost crushing defeat is just for pathos"

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* '''Conversed''': "It's clear the Good Guys will win the moment they say the magic word. All this dramatic battle and almost crushing defeat is just for pathos"pathos."


* '''Justified''': You're playing an RTS or SRPG, where victory relies on conditions that can feasibly be met even if most of your forces have been routed.

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* '''Justified''': '''Justified''':
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You're playing an RTS or SRPG, where victory relies on conditions that can feasibly be met even if most of your forces have been routed.



* '''Deconstructed''':
** War is literally a game in the setting, with thousands being killed for the sport of dictators.
** CONGRATS! Your team just brutally slaughtered that dictator. Instead of laying down their arms, however, the EliteMooks surrounding you [[BerserkButton aren't really happy about that...]]
* '''Reconstructed''':
** The victory condition itself involves gaining a prize with healing or restorative properties; indeed, the point of the game is to acquire this positive force to prevent the enemy from exploiting it.
** Well, that, and you've got backup, or the [[ScrewThisImOuttaHere the elite mooks just run, knowing their paycheck just went down the shitter.]]



* '''Exploited''': ???



* '''Deconstructed''':
** War is literally a game in the setting, with thousands being killed for the sport of dictators.
** CONGRATS! Your team just brutally slaughtered that dictator. Instead of laying down their arms, however, the EliteMooks surrounding you [[BerserkButton aren't really happy about that...]]
* '''Reconstructed''':
** The victory condition itself involves gaining a prize with healing or restorative properties; indeed, the point of the game is to acquire this positive force to prevent the enemy from exploiting it.
** Well, that, and you've got backup, or the [[ScrewThisImOuttaHere the elite mooks just run, knowing their paycheck just went down the shitter.]]



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%%* '''Implied''': ???
%%* '''Plotted A Good Waste''': ???
%%* '''Played For Laughs''': ???
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* '''Downplayed''' Your character is forced to kill the boss before too many of his magic minons flood the area. Right as it's looking overwhelming, the boss dies.


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** The traps that are active in the area are part of the big bad's magic, and once killed they vanish.


* '''Deconstructed''': War is literally a game in the setting, with thousands being killed for the sport of dictators.

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* '''Deconstructed''': '''Deconstructed''':
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War is literally a game in the setting, with thousands being killed for the sport of dictators.



* '''Reconstructed''': The victory condition itself involves gaining a prize with healing or restorative properties; indeed, the point of the game is to acquire this positive force to prevent the enemy from exploiting it.

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* '''Reconstructed''': '''Reconstructed''':
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The victory condition itself involves gaining a prize with healing or restorative properties; indeed, the point of the game is to acquire this positive force to prevent the enemy from exploiting it.



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** CONGRATS! Your team just brutally slaughtered that dictator. Instead of laying their arms, however, the EliteMooks surrounding you [[BerserkButton aren't really happy about that...]]

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** CONGRATS! Your team just brutally slaughtered that dictator. Instead of laying down their arms, however, the EliteMooks surrounding you [[BerserkButton aren't really happy about that...]]



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* '''Downplayed''': ???


* '''Inverted''': A defeat condition, which, no matter the situation, triggers a game over when achieved.

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* '''Inverted''': A defeat condition, which, no matter the situation, triggers a game over when achieved.NonstandardGameOver



* '''Double Subverted''': You go straight into a KaizoTrap... Which just happens to be a cat scare.

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* '''Double Subverted''': You go straight into a KaizoTrap... Which The trap was just happens to be a cat scare.

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* '''Downplayed''': ???


* '''Inverted''': You clear the stage without a scratch, only to be killed by a clever KaizoTrap.
* '''Subverted''': You defeat the boss with a lucky shot and ''still'' die by falling into the lava.
* '''Double Subverted''': You defeat the boss with a lucky shot and ''still'' die by falling into the lava...but you respawn back on solid ground just in time to strike a victory pose and end the stage.

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* '''Inverted''': You clear A defeat condition, which, no matter the stage without situation, triggers a scratch, only to be killed by a clever KaizoTrap.
game over when achieved.
* '''Subverted''': You defeat the boss with a lucky shot and ''still'' die by falling into the lava.
KaizoTrap
* '''Double Subverted''': You defeat the boss with a lucky shot and ''still'' die by falling go straight into the lava...but you respawn back on solid ground a KaizoTrap... Which just in time happens to strike be a victory pose and end the stage.cat scare.

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