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* '''Played For Laughs''': GeneralRipper sets out to create the ultimate all-aspect battle machine - an amphibious winged [[NukeEm nuclear]] DrillTank equipped with FrickinLaserBeams [[ArsonMurderAndJaywalking and a minibar]]. ''[[CrazyAwesome And it works]].''

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* '''Played For Laughs''': GeneralRipper sets out to create the ultimate all-aspect battle machine - an amphibious winged [[NukeEm nuclear]] DrillTank equipped with FrickinLaserBeams [[EnergyWeapon Frickin' Laser Beams]] [[ArsonMurderAndJaywalking and a minibar]]. ''[[CrazyAwesome And it works]].''


* '''Exaggerated''': The heroes' [[TheBattlestar Battlestar]] is capable of atmospheric flight, operation on and underwater, and carries a fleet of HumongousMecha which [[TransformingMecha transform into]] {{Space Plane}}s also able to go underwater. On the opposing side there is Emperor Evulz' space dreadnought harboring a WaveMotionGun, [[ThisIsADrill a giant drill]], also capable of entering the atmosphere, and pumping out lots of [[SpiderTank spider-legged]] submarines [[CloningBlues complete with crews]] [[AwesomePersonnelCarrier which are themselves APCs]] for [[MechaMooks hordes of unmanned]] MiniMecha. [[{{HSQ}} Haw-Lee-Shit]].

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* '''Exaggerated''': The heroes' [[TheBattlestar Battlestar]] is capable of atmospheric flight, operation on and underwater, and carries a fleet of HumongousMecha which [[TransformingMecha transform into]] {{Space Plane}}s also able to go underwater. On the opposing side there is Emperor Evulz' space dreadnought harboring a WaveMotionGun, [[ThisIsADrill a giant drill]], also capable of entering the atmosphere, and pumping out lots of [[SpiderTank spider-legged]] submarines [[CloningBlues complete with crews]] [[AwesomePersonnelCarrier which are themselves APCs]] for [[MechaMooks hordes of unmanned]] MiniMecha. [[{{HSQ}} Haw-Lee-Shit]].


* '''Inverted''': Functions of a larger machines are divided between several types of [[AttackDrone unmanned drones]], which are then [[WeHaveReserves produced en-masse]].

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* '''Inverted''': Functions of a larger machines machine are divided between several types of [[AttackDrone unmanned drones]], which are then [[WeHaveReserves produced en-masse]].



* '''Reconstructed''': EasyLogistics and AppliedPhlebotinum nullify the problem of maintaining such a machine.
** The machines gain new roles the originals are not capable of: the land battleship can effectively carve a path for the other units simply by driving along due to their massive weight, while an airborne aircraft carrier can also masquerade as a really big bomber...[[ColonyDrop Or a really big bomb.]]

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* '''Reconstructed''': '''Reconstructed''':
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EasyLogistics and AppliedPhlebotinum nullify the problem of maintaining such a machine.
** Evulz doesn't mind the massive collateral damage, however, because [[VisionaryVillain his plan is to remake the world]] [[ItsAllAboutMe in his own image]], and he might as well start from scratch.
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The machines gain new roles the originals are not capable of: the land battleship battleships can effectively carve a path for the other units simply by driving along due to their massive weight, while an airborne aircraft carrier can also masquerade act as a really big bomber...well-stocked bomber... [[ColonyDrop Or or a really big bomb.]]

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** The machines gain new roles the originals are not capable of: the land battleship can effectively carve a path for the other units simply by driving along due to their massive weight, while an airborne aircraft carrier can also masquerade as a really big bomber...[[ColonyDrop Or a really big bomb.]]


'''Basic Trope''': Combining several different war machines into one ForMassiveDamage.

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'''Basic Trope''': Combining several different war machines into one ForMassiveDamage.one.


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

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* '''Exploited''': ???Evulz calls an assembly of engineers and industrialists, and they cheer him on, since building land battleships will bring them a lot of money.


* '''Downplayed''': Heroes use tanks equipped with medical supplies (tankbulances) to both fight Emperor Evulz forces and heal their wounded, while Emperor Evulz armed forces use jeeps with mounted mortars, ad other such combinations of related vehicles and weapons.

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* '''Downplayed''': Heroes use tanks equipped with medical supplies (tankbulances) to both fight Emperor Evulz forces and heal their wounded, while Emperor Evulz armed forces use jeeps with mounted mortars, ad and other such combinations of related vehicles and weapons.weapons at least somewhat related.


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

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* '''Downplayed''': ???Heroes use tanks equipped with medical supplies (tankbulances) to both fight Emperor Evulz forces and heal their wounded, while Emperor Evulz armed forces use jeeps with mounted mortars, ad other such combinations of related vehicles and weapons.


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



* '''Deconstructed''': The machines in question are a bitch to repair and ludicrously expensive.
** The collateral damage from Land Battleships is enormous, and Emperor Evulz ends up ruling over the smoldering wasteland.
** [[MasterOfNone Land battleships and airborne aircaraft carriers prove to be inferior at fulfilling the multiple roles when compared to their more conventional counterparts.]]
* '''Reconstructed''': EasyLogistics and AppliedPhlebotinum nullify the problem of maintaining such a machine.



* '''Invoked''': Emperor Evulz watches ''[[ShowWithinAShow The Unstoppable Armada]]'' in his free time, and thinks: "hey, that's actually a clever idea!"

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* '''Invoked''': Emperor Evulz watches ''[[ShowWithinAShow The Unstoppable Armada]]'' in his free time, and thinks: "hey, "Hey, that's actually a clever idea!"idea!"
* '''Exploited''': ???



* '''Deconstructed''':
** The machines in question are a bitch to repair and ludicrously expensive.
** The collateral damage from Land Battleships is enormous, and Emperor Evulz ends up ruling over the smoldering wasteland.
** [[MasterOfNone Land battleships and airborne aircraft carriers prove to be inferior at fulfilling the multiple roles when compared to their more conventional counterparts.]]
* '''Reconstructed''': EasyLogistics and AppliedPhlebotinum nullify the problem of maintaining such a machine.



It would be a good idea to fly your [[ShinyLookingSpaceships shiny-looking]] [[IfItSwimsItFlies submersible]] SpacePlane back to MilitaryMashupMachine.
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It would be a good idea to fly your [[ShinyLookingSpaceships shiny-looking]] {{shiny looking|Spaceships}} [[IfItSwimsItFlies submersible]] SpacePlane back to MilitaryMashupMachine.
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%%* '''Implied''': ???
%%* '''Plotted A Good Waste''': ???

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** [[MasterOfNone Land battleships and airborne aircaraft carriers prove to be inferior at fulfilling the multiple roles when compared to their more conventional counterparts.]]


* '''Exaggerated''': The heroes' [[TheBattlestar Battlestar]] is capable of atmospheric flight, operation on and underwater, and carries a fleet of HumongousMecha which [[TransformingMecha transform into]] {{Space Plane}}s also able to go underwater. On the opposing side there is Emperor Evulz' [[CompensatingForSomething space dreadnought]] harboring a WaveMotionGun, [[ThisIsADrill a giant drill]], also capable of entering the atmosphere, and pumping out lots of [[SpiderTank spider-legged]] submarines [[CloningBlues complete with crews]] [[AwesomePersonnelCarrier which are themselves APCs]] for [[MechaMooks hordes of unmanned]] MiniMecha. [[{{HSQ}} Haw-Lee-Shit]].

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* '''Exaggerated''': The heroes' [[TheBattlestar Battlestar]] is capable of atmospheric flight, operation on and underwater, and carries a fleet of HumongousMecha which [[TransformingMecha transform into]] {{Space Plane}}s also able to go underwater. On the opposing side there is Emperor Evulz' [[CompensatingForSomething space dreadnought]] dreadnought harboring a WaveMotionGun, [[ThisIsADrill a giant drill]], also capable of entering the atmosphere, and pumping out lots of [[SpiderTank spider-legged]] submarines [[CloningBlues complete with crews]] [[AwesomePersonnelCarrier which are themselves APCs]] for [[MechaMooks hordes of unmanned]] MiniMecha. [[{{HSQ}} Haw-Lee-Shit]].


* '''Subverted''': ???
* '''Double Subverted''': ???

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* '''Subverted''': ???
Emperor Evulz' land battleship cannot open full fire on land, as doing so on hard ground would put too much strain on the chassis -- forcing it to serve only one function at once.
* '''Double Subverted''': ???Subverted''': ...but that does not stop it from crushing tank formations.


* '''Parodied''': In an effort to create an unstoppable army, military scientists combine [[BigDamnGunship Mi-24]] [[DropShip helicopter]] with an [[BadHumorTruck ice-cream van]].

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* '''Parodied''': In an effort to create an unstoppable army, military scientists combine [[BigDamnGunship Mi-24]] [[DropShip helicopter]] Mi-24 helicopter with an [[BadHumorTruck ice-cream van]].

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