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** A few Robot Masters have earned their hatedom over the years, but the most widely hated ones include [[VillainousHarlequin Clown Man]] for [[MemeticMolester coming off as a creepy child molester]] with an annoying voice, [[GreenThumb Plant Man]] for his design and having the worst shield weapon in the series, and [[UncleTomfoolery Oil Man]] for having an impractical weapon and resembling a [[EthnicScrappy bad racial stereotype]]. Topman also has a substantial {{Hatedom}} because his pattern is easy to learn but you can only hit him ''very'' briefly after his attacks, meaning he's a bad combination of boringly-easy and mindnumbingly-repetitive, and other than the bosses that're weak to it, his weapon is largely worthless and it's easy to drain it in a single use by accident if you use it on an enemy that's immune to it.

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** A few Robot Masters have earned their hatedom over the years, but the most widely hated ones include [[VillainousHarlequin Clown Man]] for [[MemeticMolester coming off as a creepy child molester]] with an annoying voice, [[GreenThumb Plant Man]] for his design and having the worst shield weapon in the series, and [[UncleTomfoolery Oil Man]] for having an impractical weapon and resembling a [[EthnicScrappy bad racial stereotype]]. Topman also has a substantial {{Hatedom}} because his pattern is easy to learn but you can only hit him ''very'' briefly after his attacks, meaning he's a bad combination of boringly-easy and mindnumbingly-repetitive, and other than the bosses that're weak to it, his weapon is largely worthless and it's easy to drain it in a single use by accident if you use it on an enemy that's immune to it.


** Yai, the smug elitist from the Series. Often PlayedForLaughs, but still practically medieval in her attitude towards "commoners."
** Then there's [[BrattyHalfPint Chisao]], Dex's kid brother. He blocks the entrance to ACDC's metroline until Dex, the self-proclaimed "Number One Netbattler in ACDC" shows up. Even worse is that beyond that description, Chisao isn't specific as to who he's looking for since the townspeople should know who the best netbattler in town is. Even Yai is appalled by Chisao's behavior, calling him a [[HypocriticalHumor brat]]. Then in ''4'', he gets kidnapped and his kidnapper says he'll let him go provided Lan can find him and complete his challenges. Lan manages to find him shortly before his tournament match with Dex and Gutsman.EXE. After the tournament battle, Chisao admits he wasn't really kidnapped. Being the older sibling and having to be responsible for Chisao's behavior, Dex is angry and tells Chisao to apologize to Lan. Except Lan says there's no need for Chisao to apologize since he was just trying to help Dex and Gutsman.

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** Yai, the smug elitist from the Series. Often PlayedForLaughs, but still practically medieval in her attitude towards "commoners."
** Then there's
[[BrattyHalfPint Chisao]], Dex's kid brother. He blocks the entrance to ACDC's metroline until Dex, the self-proclaimed "Number One Netbattler in ACDC" shows up. Even worse is that beyond that description, Chisao isn't specific as to who he's looking for since the townspeople should know who the best netbattler in town is. Even Yai is appalled by Chisao's behavior, calling him a [[HypocriticalHumor brat]]. Then in ''4'', he gets kidnapped and his kidnapper says he'll let him go provided Lan can find him and complete his challenges. Lan manages to find him shortly before his tournament match with Dex and Gutsman.EXE. After the tournament battle, Chisao admits he wasn't really kidnapped. Being the older sibling and having to be responsible for Chisao's behavior, Dex is angry and tells Chisao to apologize to Lan. Except Lan says there's no need for Chisao to apologize since he was just trying to help Dex and Gutsman.


** A few Robot Masters have earned their hatedom over the years, but the most widely hated ones include [[VillainousHarlequin Clown Man]] for coming off as a creepy child molester with an annoying voice, [[GreenThumb Plant Man]] for his design and having the worst shield weapon in the series, and [[UncleTomfoolery Oil Man]] for having an impractical weapon and resembling a [[EthnicScrappy bad racial stereotype]]. Topman also has a substantial {{Hatedom}} because his pattern is easy to learn but you can only hit him ''very'' briefly after his attacks, meaning he's a bad combination of boringly-easy and mindnumbingly-repetitive, and other than the bosses that're weak to it, his weapon is largely worthless and it's easy to drain it in a single use by accident if you use it on an enemy that's immune to it.

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** A few Robot Masters have earned their hatedom over the years, but the most widely hated ones include [[VillainousHarlequin Clown Man]] for [[MemeticMolester coming off as a creepy child molester molester]] with an annoying voice, [[GreenThumb Plant Man]] for his design and having the worst shield weapon in the series, and [[UncleTomfoolery Oil Man]] for having an impractical weapon and resembling a [[EthnicScrappy bad racial stereotype]]. Topman also has a substantial {{Hatedom}} because his pattern is easy to learn but you can only hit him ''very'' briefly after his attacks, meaning he's a bad combination of boringly-easy and mindnumbingly-repetitive, and other than the bosses that're weak to it, his weapon is largely worthless and it's easy to drain it in a single use by accident if you use it on an enemy that's immune to it.


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** Axl, mostly for [[ReplacementScrappy replacing]] X as the lead character. He slides more out of the category in ''VideoGame/MegaManX8'', due to not replacing X and evolving a playstyle similar to [[VideoGame/MegaManAndBass Bass']].
*** In addition, his voice improved and he gets an establishing moment of badass by [[spoiler: shooting Lumine to shut him up.]]

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** Axl, mostly for [[ReplacementScrappy replacing]] X as the lead character. He slides more out of the category in ''VideoGame/MegaManX8'', due to not replacing X and evolving a playstyle similar to [[VideoGame/MegaManAndBass Bass']].
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Bass']]. In addition, his voice improved and he gets an establishing moment of badass by [[spoiler: shooting Lumine to shut him up.]]



** No ''VideoGame/MegaManX'' character has it worse than Alia (in ''[[VideoGame/MegaManX5 X5]]'', where her messages can't be skipped), though. Especially if you've already played through the level, or if you've seen a FAQ online.
*** Thankfully by ''[[VideoGame/MegaManX6 X6]]'' onwards, [[RescuedFromTheScrappyHeap she got some characterization]], her calls can be ignored, and her voice in X8 made here more tolerable.

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** No ''VideoGame/MegaManX'' character has it worse than Alia (in ''[[VideoGame/MegaManX5 X5]]'', where her messages can't be skipped), though. Especially if you've already played through the level, or if you've seen a FAQ online.
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in ''VideoGame/MegaManX5'' was extremely disliked for advising on things that players should have clear at this point and being unskippable. Thankfully by ''[[VideoGame/MegaManX6 X6]]'' onwards, [[RescuedFromTheScrappyHeap she got some characterization]], her calls can be ignored, and her voice in X8 made here more tolerable.


** Some bosses are hated for their [[ThatOneBoss difficulty]]. Most notable is Quick Man in ''Battle Network 2'', since he can only be attacked when he's moving or when he's about to attack! As such, many people delight in tormenting Quick Man by testing out the strongest Program Advances like the [[GameBreaker Gater]] on him. Clever players will even suggest nullifying his speed by rapidly pausing and unpausing the game,which eliminates the danger of a sudden attack- and makes hitting him all the easier.

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** Some bosses are hated for their [[ThatOneBoss difficulty]]. Most notable is Quick Man in ''Battle Network 2'', since he can only be attacked when he's moving or when he's about to attack! As such, many people delight in tormenting Quick Man by testing out the strongest Program Advances like the [[GameBreaker Gater]] on him. Clever players will even suggest nullifying his speed by rapidly pausing and unpausing the game,which game, which eliminates the danger of a sudden attack- and makes hitting him all the easier.


** X himself slid towards this [[TemporaryScrappy for a little while]] during ''[[VideoGame/MegaManX7 X7]]'', where he refused to fight and spent most of the game [[{{Wangst}} feeling sorry for himself]]. His oddly bizarre 'macho' behaviour in ''VideoGame/MegaManXCommandMission'' didn't help some fans either. He seems to be [[RescuedFromTheScrappyHeap on the mend]] in ''[[VideoGame/MegaManX8 X8]]'' and ''[[VideoGame/MegaManMaverickHunterX Maverick Hunter X]]'', though. This is likely at least partialy due to a WriterRevolt, since the guy who made Mega Man intended for ''[[VideoGame/MegaManX5 X5]]'' to be the last one in that series, but ExecutiveMeddling made him keep going. Ala [[Franchise/MetalGear Solid Snake]], who got an identical situation to this one - to the point Creator/HideoKojima turned him into [[VideoGame/MetalGearSolid4GunsOfThePatriots Old Snake]].

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** X himself slid towards this [[TemporaryScrappy for a little while]] while during ''[[VideoGame/MegaManX7 X7]]'', where he refused to fight and spent most of the game [[{{Wangst}} feeling sorry for himself]]. His oddly bizarre 'macho' behaviour in ''VideoGame/MegaManXCommandMission'' didn't help some fans either. He seems to be [[RescuedFromTheScrappyHeap on the mend]] in ''[[VideoGame/MegaManX8 X8]]'' and ''[[VideoGame/MegaManMaverickHunterX Maverick Hunter X]]'', though. This is likely at least partialy due to a WriterRevolt, since the guy who made Mega Man intended for ''[[VideoGame/MegaManX5 X5]]'' to be the last one in that series, but ExecutiveMeddling made him keep going. Ala [[Franchise/MetalGear Solid Snake]], who got an identical situation to this one - to the point Creator/HideoKojima turned him into [[VideoGame/MetalGearSolid4GunsOfThePatriots Old Snake]].


** X himself slid towards this [[TemporaryScrappy for a little while]] during X7, where he refused to fight and spent most of the game [[{{Wangst}} feeling sorry for himself]]. His oddly bizarre 'macho' behaviour in ''VideoGame/MegaManXCommandMission'' didn't help some fans either. He seems to be [[RescuedFromTheScrappyHeap on the mend]] in ''X8'' and ''Maverick Hunter X'', though. This is likely at least partialy due to a WriterRevolt, since the guy who made Mega Man intended for ''X5'' to be the last one in that series, but ExecutiveMeddling made him keep going. Ala [[Franchise/MetalGear Solid Snake]], who got an identical situation to this one - to the point HideoKojima turned him into [[VideoGame/MetalGearSolid4 Old Snake]].
** No ''VideoGame/MegaManX'' character has it worse than Alia (in ''X5'', where her messages can't be skipped), though. Especially if you've already played through the level, or if you've seen a FAQ online.
*** Thankfully by X6 onwards, [[RescuedFromTheScrappyHeap she got some characterization]], her calls can be ignored, and her voice in X8 made here more tolerable.
** As far as Mavericks go, Infinity Mijinion (''X6'') and Flame Hyenard (''X7'') stand out as the most hated. Mjinion for his unfun, tedious, and needlessly frustrating boss fight that involves fighting through [[MesACrowd endless clones of himself]]. Hyenard for not shutting the hell up; his [[MostAnnoyingSound "BURN! BURN! BURN TO THE GROUND!"]] gets even worse when he summons clones of himself.

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** X himself slid towards this [[TemporaryScrappy for a little while]] during X7, ''[[VideoGame/MegaManX7 X7]]'', where he refused to fight and spent most of the game [[{{Wangst}} feeling sorry for himself]]. His oddly bizarre 'macho' behaviour in ''VideoGame/MegaManXCommandMission'' didn't help some fans either. He seems to be [[RescuedFromTheScrappyHeap on the mend]] in ''X8'' ''[[VideoGame/MegaManX8 X8]]'' and ''Maverick ''[[VideoGame/MegaManMaverickHunterX Maverick Hunter X'', X]]'', though. This is likely at least partialy due to a WriterRevolt, since the guy who made Mega Man intended for ''X5'' ''[[VideoGame/MegaManX5 X5]]'' to be the last one in that series, but ExecutiveMeddling made him keep going. Ala [[Franchise/MetalGear Solid Snake]], who got an identical situation to this one - to the point HideoKojima Creator/HideoKojima turned him into [[VideoGame/MetalGearSolid4 [[VideoGame/MetalGearSolid4GunsOfThePatriots Old Snake]].
** No ''VideoGame/MegaManX'' character has it worse than Alia (in ''X5'', ''[[VideoGame/MegaManX5 X5]]'', where her messages can't be skipped), though. Especially if you've already played through the level, or if you've seen a FAQ online.
*** Thankfully by X6 ''[[VideoGame/MegaManX6 X6]]'' onwards, [[RescuedFromTheScrappyHeap she got some characterization]], her calls can be ignored, and her voice in X8 made here more tolerable.
** As far as Mavericks go, Infinity Mijinion (''X6'') (''[[VideoGame/MegaManX6 X6]]'') and Flame Hyenard (''X7'') (''[[VideoGame/MegaManX7 X7]]'') stand out as the most hated. Mjinion for his unfun, tedious, and needlessly frustrating boss fight that involves fighting through [[MesACrowd endless clones of himself]]. Hyenard for not shutting the hell up; his [[MostAnnoyingSound "BURN! BURN! BURN TO THE GROUND!"]] gets even worse when he summons clones of himself.



** Then there's [[BrattyHalfPint Chisao]], Dex's kid brother. He blocks the entrance to ACDC's metroline until Dex, the self-proclaimed "Number One Netbattler in ACDC" shows up. Even worse is that beyond that description, Chisao isn't specific as to who he's looking for since the townspeople should know who the best netbattler in town is. Even Yai is appalled by Chisao's behavior, calling him a [[HypocriticalHumor brat]]. Then in 4, he gets kidnapped and his kidnapper says he'll let him go provided Lan can find him and complete his challenges. Lan manages to find him shortly before his tournament match with Dex and Gutsman.EXE. After the tournament battle, Chisao admits he wasn't really kidnapped. Being the older sibling and having to be responsible for Chisao's behavior, Dex is angry and tells Chisao to apologize to Lan. Except Lan says there's no need for Chisao to apologize since he was just trying to help Dex and Gutsman.
** Chaud was sort of this in the first Battle Network game for being a jerk until near the end of the game. He does get better in subsequent games though and it's revealed that part of his jerkish behavior stems from his father being rather cold.
** Some bosses are hated for their [[ThatOneBoss difficulty]]. Most notable is Quick Man in Battle Network 2, since he can only be attacked when he's moving or when he's about to attack! As such, many people delight in tormenting Quick Man by testing out the strongest Program Advances like the [[GameBreaker Gater]] on him. Clever players will even suggest nullifying his speed by rapidly pausing and unpausing the game,which eliminates the danger of a sudden attack- and makes hitting him all the easier.

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** Then there's [[BrattyHalfPint Chisao]], Dex's kid brother. He blocks the entrance to ACDC's metroline until Dex, the self-proclaimed "Number One Netbattler in ACDC" shows up. Even worse is that beyond that description, Chisao isn't specific as to who he's looking for since the townspeople should know who the best netbattler in town is. Even Yai is appalled by Chisao's behavior, calling him a [[HypocriticalHumor brat]]. Then in 4, ''4'', he gets kidnapped and his kidnapper says he'll let him go provided Lan can find him and complete his challenges. Lan manages to find him shortly before his tournament match with Dex and Gutsman.EXE. After the tournament battle, Chisao admits he wasn't really kidnapped. Being the older sibling and having to be responsible for Chisao's behavior, Dex is angry and tells Chisao to apologize to Lan. Except Lan says there's no need for Chisao to apologize since he was just trying to help Dex and Gutsman.
** Chaud was sort of this in the first Battle Network ''Battle Network'' game for being a jerk until near the end of the game. He does get better in subsequent games though and it's revealed that part of his jerkish behavior stems from his father being rather cold.
** Some bosses are hated for their [[ThatOneBoss difficulty]]. Most notable is Quick Man in Battle ''Battle Network 2, 2'', since he can only be attacked when he's moving or when he's about to attack! As such, many people delight in tormenting Quick Man by testing out the strongest Program Advances like the [[GameBreaker Gater]] on him. Clever players will even suggest nullifying his speed by rapidly pausing and unpausing the game,which eliminates the danger of a sudden attack- and makes hitting him all the easier.


** X himself slid towards this for a little while during X7, where he refused to fight and spent most of the game [[{{Wangst}} feeling sorry for himself]]. His oddly bizarre 'macho' behaviour in ''VideoGame/MegaManXCommandMission'' didn't help some fans either. He seems to be on the mend in ''X8'' and ''Maverick Hunter X'', though. This is likely at least partialy due to a WriterRevolt, since the guy who made Mega Man intended for ''X5'' to be the last one in that series, but ExecutiveMeddling made him keep going. Ala [[Franchise/MetalGear Solid Snake]], who got an identical situation to this one - to the point HideoKojima turned him into [[VideoGame/MetalGearSolid4 Old Snake]].

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** X himself slid towards this [[TemporaryScrappy for a little while while]] during X7, where he refused to fight and spent most of the game [[{{Wangst}} feeling sorry for himself]]. His oddly bizarre 'macho' behaviour in ''VideoGame/MegaManXCommandMission'' didn't help some fans either. He seems to be [[RescuedFromTheScrappyHeap on the mend mend]] in ''X8'' and ''Maverick Hunter X'', though. This is likely at least partialy due to a WriterRevolt, since the guy who made Mega Man intended for ''X5'' to be the last one in that series, but ExecutiveMeddling made him keep going. Ala [[Franchise/MetalGear Solid Snake]], who got an identical situation to this one - to the point HideoKojima turned him into [[VideoGame/MetalGearSolid4 Old Snake]].



*** Thankfully by X6 onwards, she got some characterization, her calls can be ignored, and her voice in X8 made here more tolerable.

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*** Thankfully by X6 onwards, [[RescuedFromTheScrappyHeap she got some characterization, characterization]], her calls can be ignored, and her voice in X8 made here more tolerable.

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*** It's worth noting that despite all of the above, he has also become something of a BreakoutCharacter, being one of the most talked about and oft-remembered bosses in the series. He even makes an appearance in the fourth ''Super Smash Bros.'' as a stage boss using the same attack patterns.


** A few Robot Masters have earned their hatedom over the years, but the most widely hated ones include [[VillainousHarlequin Clown Man]] for coming off as a creepy child molester with an annoying voice, [[GreenThumb Plant Man]] for his design and having the worst shield weapon in the series, and [[UncleTomfoolery Oil Man]] for having an impractical weapon and resembling a [[EthnicScrappy bad racial stereotype]]. Topman also has a substantial {{Hatedom}} because his pattern is easy to learn but you can only hit him ''very'' briefly after his attacks, meaning he's a bad combination of boringly-easy and mindnumbingly-repetitive.

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** A few Robot Masters have earned their hatedom over the years, but the most widely hated ones include [[VillainousHarlequin Clown Man]] for coming off as a creepy child molester with an annoying voice, [[GreenThumb Plant Man]] for his design and having the worst shield weapon in the series, and [[UncleTomfoolery Oil Man]] for having an impractical weapon and resembling a [[EthnicScrappy bad racial stereotype]]. Topman also has a substantial {{Hatedom}} because his pattern is easy to learn but you can only hit him ''very'' briefly after his attacks, meaning he's a bad combination of boringly-easy and mindnumbingly-repetitive.mindnumbingly-repetitive, and other than the bosses that're weak to it, his weapon is largely worthless and it's easy to drain it in a single use by accident if you use it on an enemy that's immune to it.


** Some bosses are hated for their [[ThatOneBoss difficulty]], most notable is Quick Man in Battle Network 2 since he can only be attacked when he's moving or when he's about to attack himself as such, many people delight in tormenting Quick Man by testing out the strongest Program Advances like the [[GameBreaker Gater]] on him.

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** Some bosses are hated for their [[ThatOneBoss difficulty]], most difficulty]]. Most notable is Quick Man in Battle Network 2 2, since he can only be attacked when he's moving or when he's about to attack himself as attack! As such, many people delight in tormenting Quick Man by testing out the strongest Program Advances like the [[GameBreaker Gater]] on him.
him. Clever players will even suggest nullifying his speed by rapidly pausing and unpausing the game,which eliminates the danger of a sudden attack- and makes hitting him all the easier.

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*** In addition, his voice improved and he gets an establishing moment of badass by [[spoiler: shooting Lumine to shut him up.]]


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*** Thankfully by X6 onwards, she got some characterization, her calls can be ignored, and her voice in X8 made here more tolerable.


** MBN 4: Red Sun / Blue Moon are widely considered the worst games of the series, to the point people thought it was going to be the FranchiseKiller. They hated everything, the story is terrible and senseless even by ExcusePlot standards ("An asteroid is going to hit the world! Let's make some tournaments!), the removal of ADD button, the horrible way dark chips were implemented (only when you are dying and you lose max hp), repetitive dungeons, NintendoHard puzzles, full of bugs, the soul unisons being either too strong or too useless, the reveal that Dr. Regal was the villain [[ObviouslyEvil (and no one was surprised)]] but his motives are never really explained and how he just keeps [[EvilIsHammy babling about evil this and that]] made him one of the most hated characters... But the most hated feature is probably the way tournaments were handled, your enemies and souls are randomized AND you still need to beat the game 3 times to unlock them all and reach the "True endgame content", that means your chips will be crap until you beat the game 3 times but the game will get much harder each time. Ironically, the game is a complete BlindIdiotTranslation (to the point some puzzles are actually lying to you!) but people loved because of so many SoBadItsGood liners like "What a polite man she was!" and "Mega man, is the jack out now!"

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** MBN 4: Red Sun / Blue Moon are widely considered the worst games of the series, to the point people thought it was going to be the FranchiseKiller. They hated everything, the story is terrible and senseless even by ExcusePlot standards ("An asteroid is going to hit the world! Let's make some tournaments!), the removal of ADD button, the horrible way dark chips were implemented (only when you are dying and you lose max hp), repetitive dungeons, NintendoHard puzzles, full of bugs, the soul unisons being either too strong or too useless, the reveal that Dr. Regal was the villain [[ObviouslyEvil (and no one was surprised)]] but his motives are never really explained and how he just keeps [[EvilIsHammy babling about evil this and that]] made him one of the most hated characters... But the most hated feature is probably the way tournaments were handled, your enemies and souls are randomized AND you still need to beat the game 3 times to unlock them all and reach the "True endgame content", that means your chips will be crap until you beat the game 3 times but the game will get much harder each time. Ironically, the game is a complete BlindIdiotTranslation (to the point some puzzles are actually lying to you!) but people loved because of so many SoBadItsGood liners like "What a polite man she was!" and "Mega man, is the jack out now!"

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** MBN 4: Red Sun / Blue Moon are widely considered the worst games of the series, to the point people thought it was going to be the FranchiseKiller. They hated everything, the story is terrible and senseless even by ExcusePlot standards ("An asteroid is going to hit the world! Let's make some tournaments!), the removal of ADD button, the horrible way dark chips were implemented (only when you are dying and you lose max hp), repetitive dungeons, NintendoHard puzzles, full of bugs, the soul unisons being either too strong or too useless, the reveal that Dr. Regal was the villain [[ObviouslyEvil (and no one was surprised)]] but his motives are never really explained and how he just keeps [[EvilIsHammy babling about evil this and that]] made him one of the most hated characters... But the most hated feature is probably the way tournaments were handled, your enemies and souls are randomized AND you still need to beat the game 3 times to unlock them all and reach the "True endgame content", that means your chips will be crap until you beat the game 3 times but the game will get much harder each time. Ironically, the game is a complete BlindIdiotTranslation (to the point some puzzles are actually lying to you!) but people loved because of so many SoBadItsGood liners like "What a polite man she was!" and "Mega man, is the jack out now!"

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