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* TorpedoTits: Melanie is able to use this as her projectile attack.


The next (and better acclaimed) fighting game by IGS was ''The Killing Blade'', which was then followed up by the much-loved ''VideoGame/MartialMasters'', which would be released in 1999 (with releases in arcades in Japan in 2000 and North America in 2001).

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The next (and better acclaimed) fighting game by IGS was 1998’s ''The Killing Blade'', which was then followed up by the much-loved ''VideoGame/MartialMasters'', which would be released in 1999 (with releases in arcades in Japan in 2000 and North America in 2001).



** Stevareno is “Thousand Faces Man”

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** Stevareno is “Thousand “[[SomethingPerson Thousand Faces Man”Man]]”

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* ImprobableWeaponUser: Nic-San throws paper airplanes at his foes.


The next (and better acclaimed) fighting game by IGS was ''The Killing Blade'', which was then followed up by the much-loved ''VideoGame/MartialMasters'', would be released in 1999 (with releases in arcades in Japan in 2000 and North America in 2001).

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The next (and better acclaimed) fighting game by IGS was ''The Killing Blade'', which was then followed up by the much-loved ''VideoGame/MartialMasters'', which would be released in 1999 (with releases in arcades in Japan in 2000 and North America in 2001).



* WidgetSeries: While there are fairly standard archetypal characters such as a Chinese martial artist (Nic-san), a character based on a legendary and/or historical figure (Melanie), a ninja (Jean Paul), an athlete from a non-martial arts sport (Dougster) and an ElementalEmbodiment (Burnie) (and even these characters have odd moves like paper airplanes and breast missiles), then there some stranger fighters such as flatulence-weaponizing clowns (Drew), a werewolf who can also turn into a beagle, and someone who looks like a giant Oscar trophy (Stevareno). And then there is the final boss himself who is revealed to be... Santa Claus? Or at the very least someone who looks weirdly similar to old St. Nick and happens to have [[ShockAndAwe lighting based powers]] and a prehensile beard. Also Claus' stage appears to be based somewhere in China and has Sun Wukong flying in the background who can take whoever defeated Claus to turn that character into a copy of Claus to fight a MirrorMatch against Claus. Really [[NotMakingThisUpDisclaimer watch the video (starting at 11:26 into it) linked in the page quote above if you don't believe this]].

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* WidgetSeries: While there are fairly standard archetypal characters such as a Chinese martial artist (Nic-san), a character based on a legendary and/or historical figure (Melanie), a ninja (Jean Paul), an athlete from a non-martial arts sport (Dougster) and an ElementalEmbodiment (Burnie) (and even these characters have odd moves like paper airplanes and breast missiles), then there some stranger fighters such as flatulence-weaponizing clowns (Drew), a werewolf who can enlarge his head and also turn into a beagle, beagle (Fang), and someone who looks like a giant Oscar trophy (Stevareno). And then there is the final boss himself who is revealed to be... Santa Claus? Or at the very least someone who looks weirdly similar to old St. Nick and happens to have [[ShockAndAwe lighting based powers]] and a prehensile beard. Also Claus' stage appears to be based somewhere in China and has Sun Wukong flying in the background who can take whoever defeated Claus to turn that character into a copy of Claus to fight a MirrorMatch against Claus. Really [[NotMakingThisUpDisclaimer watch the video (starting at 11:26 into it) linked in the page quote above if you don't believe this]].


The next (and better acclaimed) fighting game by IGS, ''VideoGame/MartialMasters'', would be released in 1999 (with releases in arcades in Japan in 2000 and North America in 2001).

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The next (and better acclaimed) fighting game by IGS, IGS was ''The Killing Blade'', which was then followed up by the much-loved ''VideoGame/MartialMasters'', would be released in 1999 (with releases in arcades in Japan in 2000 and North America in 2001).



* DubNameChange: All the characters, save Jean-Paul, have Chinese names different from their English ones:
** Burnie is “Firefox”
** Drew is “Blackjack”
** Dougster is “Thunderbolt”
** Fang is [[ADogNamedDog “Werewolf”]]
** Melanie is “Mulan”
** Nic-San is “Wong Fei Huang”
** Stevareno is “Thousand Faces Man”
** Claus is “Old Man of the Arctic”



* WidgetSeries: While there are fairly standard archetypal characters such as a Chinese martial artist (Nic-san), a character based on a legendary and/or historical figure (Melanie), a ninja (Jean Paul), an athlete from a non-martial arts sport (Dougster) and an ElementalEmbodiment (Burnie), then there some stranger fighters such as flatulence-weaponizing clowns (Drew), a werewolf who can also turn into a beagle, and someone who looks like a giant Oscar trophy (Stevareno). And then there is the final boss himself who is revealed to be... Santa Claus? Or at the very least someone who looks weirdly similar to old St. Nick and happens to have [[ShockAndAwe lighting based powers]] and a prehensile beard. Also Claus' stage appears to be based somewhere in China and has Sun Wukong flying in the background who can take whoever defeated Claus to turn that character into a copy of Claus to fight a MirrorMatch against Claus. Really [[NotMakingThisUpDisclaimer watch the video (starting at 11:26 into it) linked in the page quote above if you don't believe this]].

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* WidgetSeries: While there are fairly standard archetypal characters such as a Chinese martial artist (Nic-san), a character based on a legendary and/or historical figure (Melanie), a ninja (Jean Paul), an athlete from a non-martial arts sport (Dougster) and an ElementalEmbodiment (Burnie), (Burnie) (and even these characters have odd moves like paper airplanes and breast missiles), then there some stranger fighters such as flatulence-weaponizing clowns (Drew), a werewolf who can also turn into a beagle, and someone who looks like a giant Oscar trophy (Stevareno). And then there is the final boss himself who is revealed to be... Santa Claus? Or at the very least someone who looks weirdly similar to old St. Nick and happens to have [[ShockAndAwe lighting based powers]] and a prehensile beard. Also Claus' stage appears to be based somewhere in China and has Sun Wukong flying in the background who can take whoever defeated Claus to turn that character into a copy of Claus to fight a MirrorMatch against Claus. Really [[NotMakingThisUpDisclaimer watch the video (starting at 11:26 into it) linked in the page quote above if you don't believe this]].


* RubberMan: Stevareno can stretch his limbs inhumanly long and can also [[VoluntaryShapeshifting shapeshift]] himself in to other forms (such as a hammer).

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* RubberMan: Stevareno can stretch his limbs inhumanly long and can also [[VoluntaryShapeshifting shapeshift]] himself in to other forms (such as a hammer). Drew can also stretch out his neck.



* WidgetSeries: While there are fairly standard archetypal characters such as a Chinese martial artist (Nic-san), a character based on a legendary and/or historical figure (Melanie), a ninja (Jean Paul), an athlete from a non-martial arts sport (Dougster) and an ElementalEmbodiment (Burnie), then there some stranger fighters such as flatulence weaponizing clowns (Drew), a werewolf who can also turn into a beagle, and someone who looks like a giant Oscar trophy (Stevareno). And then there is the final boss himself who is revealed to be... Santa Claus? Or at the very least someone who looks weirdly similar to old St. Nick and happens to have [[ShockAndAwe lighting based powers]] and a prehensile beard. Also Claus' stage appears to be based somewhere in China and has Sun Wukong flying in the background who can take whoever defeated Claus to turn that character into a copy of Claus to fight a MirrorMatch against Claus. Really [[NotMakingThisUpDisclaimer watch the video (starting at 11:26 into it) linked in the page quote above if you don't believe this]].

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* WidgetSeries: While there are fairly standard archetypal characters such as a Chinese martial artist (Nic-san), a character based on a legendary and/or historical figure (Melanie), a ninja (Jean Paul), an athlete from a non-martial arts sport (Dougster) and an ElementalEmbodiment (Burnie), then there some stranger fighters such as flatulence weaponizing flatulence-weaponizing clowns (Drew), a werewolf who can also turn into a beagle, and someone who looks like a giant Oscar trophy (Stevareno). And then there is the final boss himself who is revealed to be... Santa Claus? Or at the very least someone who looks weirdly similar to old St. Nick and happens to have [[ShockAndAwe lighting based powers]] and a prehensile beard. Also Claus' stage appears to be based somewhere in China and has Sun Wukong flying in the background who can take whoever defeated Claus to turn that character into a copy of Claus to fight a MirrorMatch against Claus. Really [[NotMakingThisUpDisclaimer watch the video (starting at 11:26 into it) linked in the page quote above if you don't believe this]].


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The next (and better acclaimed) fighting game by IGS, VideoGame/MartialMasters, would be released in 1999 (with releases in arcades in Japan in 2000 and North America in 2001).

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The next (and better acclaimed) fighting game by IGS, VideoGame/MartialMasters, ''VideoGame/MartialMasters'', would be released in 1999 (with releases in arcades in Japan in 2000 and North America in 2001).

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* WidgetSeries: While there are fairly standard archetypal characters such as a Chinese martial artist (Nic-san), a character based on a legendary and/or historical figure (Melanie), a ninja (Jean Paul), an athlete from a non-martial arts sport (Dougster) and an ElementalEmbodiment (Burnie), then there some stranger fighters such as flatulence weaponizing clowns (Drew), a werewolf who can also turn into a beagle, and someone who looks like a giant Oscar trophy (Stevareno). And then there is the final boss himself who is revealed to be... Santa Claus? Or at the very least someone who looks weirdly similar to old St. Nick and happens to have [[ShockAndAwe lighting based powers]] and a prehensile beard. Also Claus' stage appears to be based somewhere in China and has Sun Wukong flying in the background who can take whoever defeated Claus to turn that character into a copy of Claus to fight a MirrorMatch against Claus. Really [[NotMakingThisUpDisclaimer watch the video (starting at 11:26 into it) linked in the page quote above if you don't believe this]].

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* WidgetSeries: While there are fairly standard archetypal characters such as a Chinese martial artist (Nic-san), a character based on a legendary and/or historical figure (Melanie), a ninja (Jean Paul), an athlete from a non-martial arts sport (Dougster) and an ElementalEmbodiment (Burnie), then there some stranger fighters such as flatulence weaponizing clowns (Drew), a werewolf who can also turn into a beagle, and someone who looks like a giant Oscar trophy (Stevareno). And then there is the final boss himself who is revealed to be... Santa Claus? Or at the very least someone who looks weirdly similar to old St. Nick and happens to have [[ShockAndAwe lighting based powers]] and a prehensile beard. Also Claus' stage appears to be based somewhere in China and has Sun Wukong flying in the background who can take whoever defeated Claus to turn that character into a copy of Claus to fight a MirrorMatch against Claus. Really [[NotMakingThisUpDisclaimer watch the video (starting at 11:26 into it) linked in the page quote above if you don't believe this]].this]].
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* ExcusePlot: The opening WallOfText explains who the fighters are and why they in combat with each other: "Long time ago, eight arrogant gods always found each other's faults which annoyed the Celestial World. Finally Celestial the age demoted and excelled (sic) them as eight fighters in the mundane world. They were expected to discipline themselves with enormous mundane experiences and challenges then serve as eight loyal guards in the Celestial World after completing their toils."


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* PunnyName: Say out loud "Nic-San"... does it sound familiar? Like a [[UsefulNotes/RichardNixon former President of the United States]]?


* AnimeChineseGirl: Melanie is arguably an invocation of this trope, being that she has a few moves similar to that of [[Franchise/StreetFighter Chun-li]] and also dresses herself like that of the legendary Chinese hero Hua Mulan.



* WidgetSeries: While there are fairly standard archetypal characters such as a Chinese martial artist (Nic-san), a character based on a legendary and/or historical figure (Melanie), a ninja (Jean Paul), an athlete from a non-martial arts sport (Dougster) and an ElementalEmbodiment (Burnie), then there some stranger fighters such as flatulence weaponizing clowns (Drew), a werewolf who can also turn into a beagle, and someone who looks like a giant Oscar trophy (Stevareno). And then there is the final boss himself who is revealed to be... Santa Claus? Or at the very least someone who looks weirdly similar to old St. Nick and happens to have [[ShockAndAwe lighting based powers]] and a prehensile beard. Also Claus' stage appears to be based somewhere in China and has Sun Wukong flying in the background who can take whoever defeated Claus to turn that character into a copy of Claus to fight a MirrorMatch against Claus. Really [[NotMakingThisUpDisclaimer watch the video linked in the page quote above if you don't believe this]].

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* WidgetSeries: While there are fairly standard archetypal characters such as a Chinese martial artist (Nic-san), a character based on a legendary and/or historical figure (Melanie), a ninja (Jean Paul), an athlete from a non-martial arts sport (Dougster) and an ElementalEmbodiment (Burnie), then there some stranger fighters such as flatulence weaponizing clowns (Drew), a werewolf who can also turn into a beagle, and someone who looks like a giant Oscar trophy (Stevareno). And then there is the final boss himself who is revealed to be... Santa Claus? Or at the very least someone who looks weirdly similar to old St. Nick and happens to have [[ShockAndAwe lighting based powers]] and a prehensile beard. Also Claus' stage appears to be based somewhere in China and has Sun Wukong flying in the background who can take whoever defeated Claus to turn that character into a copy of Claus to fight a MirrorMatch against Claus. Really [[NotMakingThisUpDisclaimer watch the video (starting at 11:26 into it) linked in the page quote above if you don't believe this]].


* RubberMan: Stevareno can stretch his limbs inhumanly long and can also shapeshift himself in to other forms (such as a hammer).

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* RubberMan: Stevareno can stretch his limbs inhumanly long and can also shapeshift [[VoluntaryShapeshifting shapeshift]] himself in to other forms (such as a hammer).



* WalkingShirtlessScene: Burnie, Fang, and Stevareno.

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* WalkingShirtlessScene: Burnie, Fang, and Stevareno.Stevareno.
* WidgetSeries: While there are fairly standard archetypal characters such as a Chinese martial artist (Nic-san), a character based on a legendary and/or historical figure (Melanie), a ninja (Jean Paul), an athlete from a non-martial arts sport (Dougster) and an ElementalEmbodiment (Burnie), then there some stranger fighters such as flatulence weaponizing clowns (Drew), a werewolf who can also turn into a beagle, and someone who looks like a giant Oscar trophy (Stevareno). And then there is the final boss himself who is revealed to be... Santa Claus? Or at the very least someone who looks weirdly similar to old St. Nick and happens to have [[ShockAndAwe lighting based powers]] and a prehensile beard. Also Claus' stage appears to be based somewhere in China and has Sun Wukong flying in the background who can take whoever defeated Claus to turn that character into a copy of Claus to fight a MirrorMatch against Claus. Really [[NotMakingThisUpDisclaimer watch the video linked in the page quote above if you don't believe this]].


''[[http://www.fightabase.com/gameMain.aspx?id=563 Alien Challenge]]'' (Also known as ''Huang Fei Hong'') is the first video game made by Taiwan based International Games System (IGS) in 1994.

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''[[http://www.fightabase.com/gameMain.aspx?id=563 Alien Challenge]]'' (Also known as ''Huang Fei Hong'') is the first video game made by Taiwan UsefulNotes/{{Taiwan}} based International Games System (IGS) in 1994.



* OurWerewolvesAreDifferent: Fang in his intro will go from human to werewolf form, but when defeated turns into a beagle.



* WalkingShirtlessScene: Burnie, Fang, and Stevareno.
* OurWerewolvesAreDifferent: Fang in his intro will go from human to werewolf form, but when defeated turns into a beagle.

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* WalkingShirtlessScene: Burnie, Fang, and Stevareno.
* OurWerewolvesAreDifferent: Fang in his intro will go from human to werewolf form, but when defeated turns into a beagle.
Stevareno.


* BraidsOfAction: Nic-San, a male example, keeps his hair in a mandarin queue.
* ChromeChampion: Stevareno, who has golden skin.



* {{Fartillery}}: As the quote above shows, Drew does such a thing as a part of some of his attacks.



* PlayingWithFire: The Fire wielder character named "Burnie".

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* PlayingWithFire: The Fire wielder character {{ComicBook/HumanTorch}}-like fighter [[MeaningfulName named "Burnie"."Burnie"]].


* FinalBoss: Claus



* PrehensileHair: Claus, though in his case he uses his BadassBeard.

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* PrehensileHair: Claus, Nic-san and Claus use their hair in battle, though in his the latter case he uses his BadassBeard.


* BaldOfAwesome: Stevareno and Claus.
* {{Eagleland}}: The football player Dougster plays this straight. Largely averted by Stevareno who doesn't embody any particular stereotypes of Americans.



* TheSmurfettePrinciple: Melanie is the only female fighter on the roster

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* PrehensileHair: Claus, though in his case he uses his BadassBeard.
* RubberMan: Stevareno can stretch his limbs inhumanly long and can also shapeshift himself in to other forms (such as a hammer).
* TheSmurfettePrinciple: Melanie is the only female fighter on the rosterroster.
* WalkingShirtlessScene: Burnie, Fang, and Stevareno.
* OurWerewolvesAreDifferent: Fang in his intro will go from human to werewolf form, but when defeated turns into a beagle.


->''"A farting clown, a French ninja, and a beaglewerewolf...

This is if VideoGame/WorldHeroes or VideoGame/PowerInstinct snorted VideoGame/Clayfighter."''

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->''"A farting clown, a French ninja, and a beaglewerewolf...

beaglewerewolf... This is if VideoGame/WorldHeroes or VideoGame/PowerInstinct snorted VideoGame/Clayfighter.VideoGame/ClayFighter."''



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**{{Expy}}: Melanie is modeled on the legendary Hua Mulan.
*FightingClown: Drew is a literal example as he is a clown in a circus.
*McNinja: Jean Paul, who is a man from a western country who has learned ninjutsu.
*PlayingWithFire: The Fire wielder character named "Burnie".
*TheSmurfettePrinciple: Melanie is the only female fighter on the roster

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