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[[caption-width-right:259:Now unfair to the point you can die ''[[NotMakingThisUpDisclaimer on the stage select]]''.]]

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[[caption-width-right:259:Now unfair to the point you can die ''[[NotMakingThisUpDisclaimer on ''on the stage select]]''.select''.]]


-->--'''[[Creator/TheCynicalBrit TotalBiscuit]]''', [[http://youtu.be/xY6TrLsN6qM "WTF Is...: I Wanna be the Guy Gaiden"]]

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-->--'''[[Creator/TheCynicalBrit -->-- '''[[Creator/TheCynicalBrit TotalBiscuit]]''', [[http://youtu.be/xY6TrLsN6qM "WTF Is...: I Wanna be the Guy Gaiden"]]


* GaidenGame: Despite the use of the word "Gaiden" in the title, it's not an example.

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* GaidenGame: Averted. Despite the use of the word "Gaiden" in the title, it's not an example.


* GratuitousJapanese: On the title screen. [[BilingualBonus If you can read Japanese]], you'll see it says [[OfficiallyShortenedTitle "WannaGuy".]] Furthermore, this might not be intentional, but "wana" means "trap" in Japanese.

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* GratuitousJapanese: On the title screen. [[BilingualBonus If you can read Japanese]], you'll see it says [[OfficiallyShortenedTitle "WannaGuy".]] Furthermore, this might not be intentional, but sounds like a StealthPun, as "wana" means "trap" in Japanese.Japanese and "guy" is pronounced the same way as "gai" from "Gaiden".


%%* LudicrousGibs

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%%* LudicrousGibs* LudicrousGibs: The Lad, like The Kid before him, explodes into a shower of red pixels on death, with only his head intact.



%%* PlatformHell

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%%* PlatformHell* PlatformHell: It's a sequel to one of the most legendary PlatformHell games ever to exist, so it's to be expected.


Find it [[http://gamejolt.com/freeware/games/action/i-wanna-be-the-guy-gaiden/8598/ here]].

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Find it [[http://gamejolt.com/freeware/games/action/i-wanna-be-the-guy-gaiden/8598/ here]].here.]] So far, only the first three levels are available.


* ReferenceOverdosed: The version that Floe played at EVO 2012, which is playable by the public via a code, has a boatload of FGC and Twitch allusions.

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* ReferenceOverdosed: ReferenceOverdosed:
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The version that Floe played at EVO 2012, which is playable by the public via a code, has a boatload of FGC and Twitch allusions.


* CallBack: The FAQ page claims ''Gaiden'' [[BlatantLies is a ROM hack of]] ''[[VideoGame/{{Action 52}} Cheetahmen]]''.

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* CallBack: CallBack:
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The FAQ page claims ''Gaiden'' [[BlatantLies is a ROM hack of]] ''[[VideoGame/{{Action 52}} Cheetahmen]]''.



* '''[[GameOver GAME OVER]]:''' Press 'Retry' to try again.

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* '''[[GameOver GAME OVER]]:''' GameOver: Press 'Retry' to try again.



* GratuitousJapanese: On the title screen.
** BilingualBonus: It reads [[OfficiallyShortenedTitle "WannaGuy".]] Furthermore, this might not be intentional, but "wana" means "trap" in Japanese.

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* GratuitousJapanese: On the title screen.
** BilingualBonus: It reads
screen. [[BilingualBonus If you can read Japanese]], you'll see it says [[OfficiallyShortenedTitle "WannaGuy".]] Furthermore, this might not be intentional, but "wana" means "trap" in Japanese.



* LudicrousGibs

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* %%* LudicrousGibs



* PlatformHell: Duh.

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* PlatformHell: Duh.%%* PlatformHell


* NostalgiaLevel: Stage 1-3 takes place in an early area of the first game, recreated in full with a BackgroundBoss taken from PunchOut... but it's got some new tricks up its sleeve.

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* NostalgiaLevel: Stage 1-3 takes place in an early area of the first game, recreated in full with a BackgroundBoss taken from PunchOut...''VideoGame/PunchOut''... but it's got some new tricks up its sleeve.

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* EstablishingSeriesMoment: The original ''IWBTG'' sets the tone with spiked walls from unexpected directions and fruits that are not only deadly, but fall ''[[SelectiveGravity up]]''. That's pretty merciful by ''Gaiden''[='=]s standards; this game will try to kill you ''on the world map'', before you've even entered the first proper level.


* UnskippableCutscene: Averted entirely: just press Fire 1, Fire 2 and Jump. This can skip [[spoiler: Bald Bull/Mr. Sandman]]'s intro as well as the outro after defeating said boss.

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* UnskippableCutscene: Averted entirely: just press Fire 1, Fire 2 and Jump. This can skip [[spoiler: Bald Bull/Mr. Sandman]]'s intro as well as the outro after defeating said boss.boss.
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'''GAME OVER''' \\
[-Press 'Retry' to try again-]
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* PressStartToGameOver: While the original ''IWBTG'' lets you get killed in a matter of seconds, ''Gaiden'' takes it to new heights by introducing an overworld map...that tries to kill you...before you even reach the first stage! Good thing this game offers unlimited lives like its predecessor!


** In 1-3 [[spoiler: Sweet Grave, a revisit to the beginning of IWBTG]] starts right where [[spoiler: ''The Life-Ending Adventure'' starts ''its'' rendition of IWBTG, complete with some of the same traps, such as a suddenly-double-sided spike platform.]] [[WordOfGod Kayin himself]], in a Skype call on Gaiden's release, stated that the correlation was purposeful.

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** In 1-3 [[spoiler: Sweet Grave, a revisit to the beginning of IWBTG]] starts right where [[spoiler: ''The Life-Ending Adventure'' starts ''its'' rendition of IWBTG, complete with some of the same traps, such as a suddenly-double-sided spike platform.]] [[WordOfGod Kayin himself]], himself, in a Skype call on Gaiden's release, stated that the correlation was purposeful.


* FollowTheLeader: A reversal of sorts happens in 1-3 [[spoiler: Sweet Grave, a revisit to the beginning of IWBTG]] starts right where [[spoiler: ''The Life-Ending Adventure'' starts ''its'' rendition of IWBTG, complete with some of the same traps, such as a suddenly-double-sided spike platform.]] [[WordOfGod Kayin himself]], in a Skype call on Gaiden's release, stated that the correlation was purposeful.



* {{Homage}}: While the previous game had a lot of {{Shout Out}}s, ''Gaiden'' has a noticeable ''VideoGame/BionicCommando'' vibe to it - the new protagonist is named The Lad (ala Ladd Spencer) and is colored green, and has a grappling hook. The first two levels are based off the game as well.

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* {{Homage}}: {{Homage}}:
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While the previous game had a lot of {{Shout Out}}s, ''Gaiden'' has a noticeable ''VideoGame/BionicCommando'' vibe to it - the new protagonist is named The Lad (ala Ladd Spencer) and is colored green, and has a grappling hook. The first two levels are based off the game as well.well.
** In 1-3 [[spoiler: Sweet Grave, a revisit to the beginning of IWBTG]] starts right where [[spoiler: ''The Life-Ending Adventure'' starts ''its'' rendition of IWBTG, complete with some of the same traps, such as a suddenly-double-sided spike platform.]] [[WordOfGod Kayin himself]], in a Skype call on Gaiden's release, stated that the correlation was purposeful.


->''"''VideoGame/IWannaBeTheGuy'': One of the most legendary, ridiculously awful platformers ever created by man. It is not a game so much as it is a torture device. It is designed to reduce grown, burly men to tears; {{tears of blood}}. It's a a fairly horrendously difficult game. It's a cruel game. It's an evil game. '''And they released a sequel.''' This game should be against the Geneva Convention. But it isn't, so I guess we're playing it!"''

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->''"''VideoGame/IWannaBeTheGuy'': One of the most legendary, ridiculously awful platformers ever created by man. It is not a game so much as it is a torture device. It is designed to reduce grown, burly men to tears; {{tears of blood}}. It's a a fairly horrendously difficult game. It's a cruel game. It's an evil game. '''And they released a sequel.''' This game should be against the Geneva Convention. But it isn't, so I guess we're playing it!"''

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