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** The mother of the Mouse family of Smile, has five children, they are: Sunny, [[OutnumberedSibling Timothy]], Cordelia, and Beatrice with the gravestone outside being the patriarch of the family, or the fifth child. Or both.

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** The mother of the Mouse family of Smile, has five children, they are: children: Sunny, [[OutnumberedSibling Timothy]], Cordelia, and Beatrice Beatrice, with the gravestone outside being belonging to a lost fifth child.
** Amusingly, Mr. Marvelous explains he originally had hundreds of siblings, but he and his brother were
the patriarch only ones to make it out of the family, or the fifth child. Or both.pond. The rest were eaten by goldfish.

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* SickeninglySweethearts: Andrew and Helga are very much in love and call each other sappy pet names all the time. Even their battle stats are built to match: Andrew is the BlackMage to Helga's WhiteMage, and both will always be the same level and have the same amount of max HP and MP.

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* CharacterNameAndTheNounPhrase: Jimmy, is the protagonist, and the Pulsating Mass is the main threat.


* AllJustADream: The whole entire game is an immense imaginary world crafted from dreams and nightmares. Specifically, Jimmy's dreams and nightmares.

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* AllJustADream: The whole [[spoiler:whole entire game game]] area is an implied to be [[spoiler:an immense imaginary world world]] crafted from dreams and nightmares. Specifically, Jimmy's [[spoiler:Jimmy's dreams and nightmares.nightmares]].


* [[spoiler: AdventuresInComaland]]: [[spoiler:The entire game. Jimmy is very sick—it's strongly implied to be incurable cancer—and the adventures he has in the game are just to give him the courage to let go of his guilt and [[DyingDream pass on.]]]]

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* [[spoiler: AdventuresInComaland]]: [[spoiler:The entire game. Jimmy is very sick—it's AdventuresInComaland: It's part of the plot of the [[spoiler:entire game]] area. It's strongly implied to be that [[spoiler:Jimmy is very sick with incurable cancer—and cancer—]]and the adventures he has in plot of that area [[spoiler:a.k.a the game are just entire game]], is to give him the courage to let [[spoiler:let go of his guilt and [[DyingDream pass on.]]]]on]]]].



* AmbiguousEnding: [[spoiler: After seemingly defeating the Pulsating Mass once and for all, Jimmy winds up back in his house. From there, he can either select party members from across the entire game and [[PostEndGameContent re-enter the dream world]] through his closet, or he can leave his house through the front door. Leaving this way causes Jimmy to wind up in a world devoid of any color, almost looking like it was drawn entirely in pencil. Jimmy can't re-enter his house from here, claiming he can't remember what the inside looks like, so there's only one direction to go. During this entire segment, you can hear the sound of a heart monitor beeping in the background. After travelling for long enough through the now barren landscape, Jimmy walks over to the edge of the very cliff where Helga woke him up at the beginning of the game. A cut-scene then plays where we're shown a close-up of Jimmy looking over the horizon and saying "I'm Sorry"... which then bends into a [[DoesThisRemindYouOfAnything straight, flat line.]] After one last title drop, the game fades to white, and the player is booted back to the title screen.]]

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* AmbiguousEnding: [[spoiler: After seemingly defeating the Pulsating Mass once and for all, Jimmy winds up back in his house. From there, he can either select party members from across the entire game and [[PostEndGameContent re-enter the dream world]] through his closet, or he can leave his house through the front door. Leaving this way causes Jimmy to wind up in a world devoid of any color, almost looking like it was drawn entirely in pencil. Jimmy can't re-enter his house from here, claiming he can't remember what the inside looks like, so there's only one direction to go. During this entire segment, you can hear the sound of a heart monitor beeping in the background. After travelling for long enough through the now barren landscape, Jimmy walks over to the edge of the very cliff where Helga woke him up at the beginning of the game. A cut-scene then plays where we're shown a close-up of Jimmy looking over the horizon and saying "I'm Sorry"... which then bends into a [[DoesThisRemindYouOfAnything straight, flat line.]] After one last title drop, the game fades to white, and the player is booted back to the title screen.]]screen]].


* AdventuresInComaland: [[spoiler:The entire game. Jimmy is very sick—it's strongly implied to be incurable cancer—and the adventures he has in the game are just to give him the courage to let go of his guilt and [[DyingDream pass on.]]]]

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* AdventuresInComaland: [[spoiler: AdventuresInComaland]]: [[spoiler:The entire game. Jimmy is very sick—it's strongly implied to be incurable cancer—and the adventures he has in the game are just to give him the courage to let go of his guilt and [[DyingDream pass on.]]]]



* BadassBiker: Punch not only nails the aesthetic with his slick pompadour, black leather jacket and stylish shades, but is even seen riding a motorcycle in his first appearance.

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* BackgroundMusicOverride: Par for the course for the more horror-themed dungeons, which use their own special themes.
* BadassBiker: Punch not only nails the aesthetic with his slick pompadour, black leather jacket jacket, and stylish shades, but is even seen riding a motorcycle in his first appearance.appearance. It's implied that he's not very good at it, though.
* BadassInANiceSuit: Punch's lieutenants swap out their punk clothes for fancy suits late in the game.



* BrutalBonusLevel: The game is stuffed with {{bonus dungeon}}s already, but the standard "post-game bonus dungeon" found in most [=RPGs=] does exist. [[spoiler:Heart Prison]] awaits you after you complete the game, and it is ''tough,'' split up into 8 segments that each require you to bring along a certain party member. Each is filled with strategically crafted encounters consisting of powered-up versions of various monsters from the game designed to be as annoying as possible, and the bosses encountered therein have stats that far exceed any story boss, or even previous {{bonus boss}}es.

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* BrutalBonusLevel: The game is stuffed with {{bonus dungeon}}s already, but the standard "post-game bonus dungeon" found in most [=RPGs=] does exist. [[spoiler:Heart Prison]] awaits you after you complete the game, and it is ''tough,'' split up into 8 segments that each require you to bring along a certain party member. Each is filled with strategically crafted encounters consisting of powered-up versions of various monsters from the game designed to be as annoying as possible, and the bosses encountered therein have stats that far exceed any story boss, or even powered-up versions of previous {{bonus boss}}es.boss}}es, and a final encounter against [[spoiler: a hateful version of Jimmy's family.]]



* CallingYourAttacks: Punch has this as a special ability. Using it causes his next attack to do double damage. Parodied, as he's calling shots for pool...in the middle of a battle.

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* CallingYourAttacks: Punch A common feature for many enemies in the game. If an enemy spends a turn doing nothing, chances are they're going to launch a strong attack next turn.
**Punch
has this as a special ability. Using it causes his next attack to do double damage. Parodied, as he's calling shots for pool...in the middle of a battle.



** Bashicus Maximus, the Kingland Arena champion demands that you "FEED THE BEAST" with a pause between each word.

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** Bashicus Maximus, the Kingland Arena champion demands that you "FEED THE BEAST" with a pause between each word."FEED. THE. BEAST."



* ChestMonster: Mimics, which resemble a toybox filled with blood and gore. They primarily show up in the Dark Dungeon, and [[spoiler:feature heavily in the Legato mansion side dungeon.]]

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* ChestMonster: Mimics, which resemble a toybox filled with blood and gore. They primarily show up in the Dark Dungeon, and [[spoiler:feature [[spoiler: feature heavily in the Legato mansion side dungeon.]]



** Cloud Babies: A cloud creature that splits into two other cloud creatures if not killed by the end of the turn, or if their Cloud Thread is stolen:
** Wisps
** Tuff
** Cumulus: Beefy man cloud
** Wendy: Slap-happy cloud girl.

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** Cloud Babies: A Puff, who often skips turns by apologizing for being weak.
** Eddy, a muscular
cloud creature that splits into two other man
** Cumulus, a beefy
cloud creatures if not killed by the end of the turn, or if their Cloud Thread is stolen:
** Wisps
** Tuff
** Cumulus: Beefy
man cloud
who can counter your attacks.
** Wendy: Slap-happy Wendy, a slap-happy cloud girl.girl who can hit the entire party.



** Bad Weather, which starts appearing in Giant Garden, are cloud creatures that look like the TheGrimReaper, with a scythe and cloak.

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** Cloud Babies, which appear in Giant Garden. This conjoined cloud creature splits into two other cloud creatures if not killed by the end of the turn, or if their Cloud Thread is stolen.
** Bad Weather, which starts appearing generally appears in the caverns below Giant Garden, are cloud creatures that look like the TheGrimReaper, with a scythe and cloak.cloak.
** Cloud Princes, who appear in The Ultimate Construction and are masterful swordsmen.



** Turned UpToEleven with the Life Insurance, which you get by defeating [[spoiler: Mr. Grouse.]] It completely removes the Dollar penalty from dying.



* DoesThisRemindYouOfAnything: The Pulsating Mass is a malignant all-consuming blob of flesh that rots and corrupts everything it touches. [[spoiler:In other words, cancer. The metaphors become more prevalent after the game's WhamEpisode, especially in Central Stamen, where Jimmy collects "medicine" that alleviates the worst of the Buddy Bees' symptoms, but also makes him weak, tired, and depressed. In Heart Prison, he gives an especially sick Buddy Bee all three types of medicine at once...only for the Bee to die anyway, its last words asking how Jimmy can possibly stand taking so much]].

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* DoesThisRemindYouOfAnything: The Pulsating Mass is a malignant all-consuming blob of flesh that rots and corrupts everything it touches. [[spoiler:In [[spoiler: In other words, cancer. The metaphors become more prevalent after the game's WhamEpisode, especially in Central Stamen, where Jimmy collects "medicine" that alleviates the worst of the Buddy Bees' symptoms, symptoms but also makes him weak, tired, and depressed. In Heart Prison, he gives an especially sick Buddy Bee all three types of medicine at once...only for the Bee to die anyway, its last words asking how Jimmy can possibly stand taking so much]].much]].
* DreamWithinADream: The Sleepwalkers in [[spoiler: Ebeezil's Domain]] (at least the ones that don't appear as enemies) describe it as such.



** The scarecrows in Giant Garden can be shaken to hear grim prophecies referencing the side bosses that appear in Homeflower.



** [[spoiler: In the boss battle against Mutt, its howling attack has a side effect of making Jimmy afraid. Later, in the Abandoned Gigaplex, it's revealed that Buck narrowly saved Jimmy from being mauled by a dog.]]



** If the Apocalypse Clock in the Black Prophet battle strikes {{thirteen|IsUnlucky}}, then one happens.
* GiantSpider: A bunch live in [[spoiler:the lower part of the Giant Garden caves. Not to mention the Whisper Weaver.]]

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** If the Apocalypse Doomsday Clock in the Black Prophet battle strikes {{thirteen|IsUnlucky}}, then one happens.
* GiantSpider: A bunch live in [[spoiler:the [[spoiler: the lower part of the Giant Garden caves. Not to mention There's an even bigger one known as the Whisper Weaver.]]Weaver at the end]]



* NoSell: Helga's optimism gives her immunity to most StandardStatusEffects.

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* NoSell: Helga's optimism gives her immunity to most StandardStatusEffects.common status effects (Sick, Sleep, and Immunodeficiency.)



--> Hello, Jimmy. Did you know that polyaacharine crystals take several millenia to exasterate? And who knows how long for one of this size? Yet this one seems to be supported on this newly-formed cloud bridge.\\

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--> Hello, Jimmy. Did you know that polyaacharine crystals take several millenia millennia to exasterate? And who knows how long for one of this size? Yet this one seems to be supported on this newly-formed cloud bridge.\\



* RaceAgainstTheClock: A somewhat literal version of this trope takes place in the battle against [[spoiler:Black Prophet. If you fail to kill him before the Apocalypse Clock strikes [[ThirteenIsUnlucky thirteen,]] it brings about the end of existence, causing one of the game's rare {{Game Over}}s.]]

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* RaceAgainstTheClock: A somewhat literal version of this trope takes place in the battle against [[spoiler:Black [[spoiler: Black Prophet. If you fail to kill him before the Apocalypse Doomsday Clock strikes [[ThirteenIsUnlucky thirteen,]] it brings about the end of existence, causing one of the game's rare {{Game Over}}s.only instance of a hard GameOver.]]



* ShoutOut: Mr. Darcy from ''Literature/PrideAndPrejudice'' appears an an enemy in the 'Classics' section of The World's Library. [[BerserkButton Don't steal his tea.]]

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* ShoutOut: Mr. Darcy from ''Literature/PrideAndPrejudice'' appears an an enemy in the 'Classics' section of The World's Library. [[BerserkButton Don't steal his tea.]]



** The Bookworm's Knowledge for the enemy Thirteen states that it came from a universe ruled by VideoGame/TheGodOfCrawlingEyes.



* SirSwearsALot: Late in the game, Jimmy is tasked with collecting the six Energy Nexus Points to [[spoiler:enter the Pulsating Mass.]] One of these Nexus points is located in a tall tower at the center of Homeflower. Inside this tower, Jimmy is confronted by [[spoiler:a second Jimmy. This Jimmy, however, seems anything but happy to see you, and proceeds to go on a vulgar tirade to make sure you know that.]]

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* SirSwearsALot: Late in the game, Jimmy is tasked with collecting the six Energy Nexus Points to [[spoiler:enter the Pulsating Mass.]] One of these Nexus points is located in a tall tower at the center of Homeflower. Inside this tower, Jimmy is confronted by [[spoiler:a [[spoiler: a second Jimmy. This Jimmy, however, seems anything but happy to see you, and proceeds to go on a vulgar tirade to make sure you know that.]]



* SoulfulPlantStory: In one scene, Jimmy empathises with the Happy Little Sunflower and imagines what it'd be like to be a sunflower. He then imagines being picked by a girl and wilting until he gets fed to her pet hamster.

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* SoulfulPlantStory: In one scene, Jimmy empathises empathizes with the Happy Little Sunflower and imagines what it'd be like to be a sunflower. He then imagines being picked by a girl and wilting until he gets fed to her pet hamster.



* StandardStatusEffects: [[DamageOverTime Sick and Poison]], which can kill, Startled, which stuns a character for a turn for a turn, Terminal, which kills a character after 3 turns and is used solely by [[NamesToRunAwayFromReallyFast Super Deathbot 5000]] and [[spoiler: The Whisper Weaver,]] and Sticky, which reduces Agility by 50% (a variant of Slow).

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* StandardStatusEffects: [[DamageOverTime Sick and Poison]], StandardStatusEffects:
**[[DamageOverTime Sick]],
which deals 30% of a party member's maximum health at the start of a round. There's also Acid and Poison (which the player can kill, Startled, use and deals damaged based on the user's MAT,) and Infested, which is used solely by the Gut Worm enemy and deals 60% of a character's health per turn.
** Startled
stuns a character for a turn for a turn, but becomes Alert when it wears off, preventing stun-locking. There are also variants like Afraid, [[HeroicBSOD Heartbroken,]] and Crying, which aren't blocked by Alert and may last multiple rounds.
**
Terminal, which kills a character after 3 turns and is only used solely by [[NamesToRunAwayFromReallyFast Super Deathbot 5000]] and [[spoiler: The Whisper Weaver,]] and Weaver.]]
** Stat-altering status effects like
Sticky, which reduces Agility by 50% (a variant of Slow).Slow). Special note goes to Hyper, which doubles speed and MP costs.



* TheTopicOfCancer: [[spoiler:The word is never said outright, but strongly implied by the presence of the Pulsating Mass and the game's final act.]]

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* TheTopicOfCancer: [[spoiler:The [[spoiler: The word is never said outright, but strongly implied by the presence of the Pulsating Mass and the game's final act.]]



** [[spoiler: When the Apocalypse Clock strikes thirteen in the fight against Black Prophet, the fight ends with a Game Over.]]

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** [[spoiler: When the Apocalypse Doomsday Clock strikes thirteen in the fight against Black Prophet, the fight ends with a Game Over.]]


* ChestMonster: Mimics, which resemble a toybox filled with blood and gore. They primarily show up in the Dark Dungeon and [[spoiler:feature heavily in the Legato mansion side dungeon.]]
* CounterAttack: Some enemies can do it, usually indicated by the phrase, "tenses its like a python, ready to strike" preceded in their previous turn, by a special action.
** The Revolving Blob "tells an off color joke. It makes you want to hit him".
** Punch Tanaka looks in his mirror.
* CorruptCorporateExecutive: [[spoiler:Mr. Grouse by the end of the game. He's amassed so much money that he branches out from banking into developing military weaponry, and fantasizes about how much power and influence one can obtain simply by being rich.]]

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* ChestMonster: Mimics, which resemble a toybox filled with blood and gore. They primarily show up in the Dark Dungeon Dungeon, and [[spoiler:feature heavily in the Legato mansion side dungeon.]]
* CounterAttack: Some enemies can do it, usually indicated by the phrase, phrase "tenses its body like a python, ready to strike" preceded in their previous turn, by a special action.
strike."
** The Revolving Revolting Blob "tells an off color joke. It makes you want to hit him".
** Punch Tanaka looks in his mirror.
mirror to indicate he'll counter.
* CorruptCorporateExecutive: [[spoiler:Mr. Grouse Grouse, by the end of the game. He's amassed He amasses so much money that he branches out from banking into developing military weaponry, and fantasizes about how much power and influence one can obtain simply by being rich.]]



** Bad Weather, which starts appearing in Giant Garden, cloud creatures that look like the TheGrimReaper, with a scythe and cloak.
* DeathIsCheap: Generally, dying causes you to lose half of your on-hand cash and boots you to the world map (or some other safe place.) In the [[MiniGame Dark Dungeon]], you lose all the Dungeon Points earned that run instead.

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** Bad Weather, which starts appearing in Giant Garden, are cloud creatures that look like the TheGrimReaper, with a scythe and cloak.
* DeathIsCheap: Generally, Generally dying causes you to lose half of your on-hand the cash you're carrying and boots you to the world map (or some other safe place.) place). In the [[MiniGame Dark Dungeon]], you lose all the Dungeon Points earned that run instead.



** Filthy rich Skeleton Fops
** The King of Fops.

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** Filthy rich Skeleton Fops
**
Fops and The King of Fops.Fops, which are exactly what they sound like.
*** [[spoiler: The Mad Queen in the mirror, who's been skinning others as well as herself.]]



* DoesThisRemindYouOfAnything: The Pulsating Mass is a malignant all-consuming blob of flesh that rots and corrupts everything it touches. [[spoiler:In other words, cancer. The metaphors become more prevalent after the game's WhamEpisode, especially in Central Stamen, where Jimmy collects "medicine" that alleviates the worst of the Buddy Bees' symptoms but also makes him weak, tired, and depressed. In Heart Prison, he gives an especially sick Buddy Bee all three types of medicine at once...only for the Bee to die anyway, its last words asking how Jimmy can possibly stand taking so much]].
* {{Fireballs}}: The [[https://rpgmaker.net/games/7503/blog/17616/ Rotting Jack O’Lantern]] is "capable of blasting enemies with fireballs".
* FlavorText: Items, and skills:

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* DoesThisRemindYouOfAnything: The Pulsating Mass is a malignant all-consuming blob of flesh that rots and corrupts everything it touches. [[spoiler:In other words, cancer. The metaphors become more prevalent after the game's WhamEpisode, especially in Central Stamen, where Jimmy collects "medicine" that alleviates the worst of the Buddy Bees' symptoms symptoms, but also makes him weak, tired, and depressed. In Heart Prison, he gives an especially sick Buddy Bee all three types of medicine at once...only for the Bee to die anyway, its last words asking how Jimmy can possibly stand taking so much]].
* {{Fireballs}}: The [[https://rpgmaker.net/games/7503/blog/17616/ Rotting Jack O’Lantern]] is "capable capable of blasting enemies with fireballs".
fireballs.
* FlavorText: Items, available for just about every item and skills:skill you encounter.



* FogFeet: The [[GivingUpTheGhost Information Guy's ghost]], which appears after the Revolting Blob fight when Buck kills him.
* {{Foreshadowing}}: In The Wilted Lands, when trying to take the Low-Level Goon exam, the narration remarks upon how Jimmy can't read the test because it's all scrambled. Because of this, he just scribbles in the answer bubbles to look like a ninja. It seems like a harmless gag about how stupid the Low-Level Goons are. [[spoiler:This is actually an early hint to his dyslexia, something that becomes much more obvious in Shinryu.]]

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* FogFeet: The [[GivingUpTheGhost Information Guy's ghost]], which appears when Buck kills him after the Revolting Blob fight when Buck kills him.
fight.
* {{Foreshadowing}}: In The Wilted Lands, when trying to take the Low-Level Goon exam, the narration remarks upon how Jimmy can't read the test because it's all scrambled. Because of this, he just scribbles in the answer bubbles to look like a ninja. It seems like a harmless gag about how stupid the Low-Level Goons are. [[spoiler:This is actually an early hint to his dyslexia, something that becomes much more obvious in Shinryu.]]



** Several bosses in the game have some time limit aspect to them. Imaginary Numbers will start using its powerful move if enough turns pass and you're unlucky enough not to have it glitch out. Grimclaw will slam into the ground for a party wipe if you can't kill the Brain Worms infecting it fast enough. The Doomsday Clock will do exactly what it says if you can't beat the Black Prophet fast enough. [[spoiler: This, obviously, symbolizes Jimmy's days being numbered.]]

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** Several bosses in the game have some time limit aspect to them. Imaginary Numbers will start using its powerful move if enough turns pass and you're unlucky enough not to have it glitch out. Grimclaw will slam into the ground for a party wipe if you can't kill the Brain Worms infecting it fast enough. The Doomsday Clock will do exactly what it says if you can't beat the Black Prophet fast enough. [[spoiler: This, obviously, This obviously symbolizes Jimmy's days being numbered.]]



* FunnyAnimal: Most if not all of the animal characters act pretty much exactly like humans, including having their own communities in Smile and the Giant Garden.
* GameOver: Rare, even in the first battle:
** Losing against an enemy usually just means being moved to a safe area, and losing half of the Dollars carried.
** If you deliberately lose against the Revolving Blob, which must be planned, as even going AttackAttackAttack would lead to a victory, Buck tells Jimmy that he's not leaving until the Blob is defeated, and Lars is blocking the exit to the house, so the only path forward, is to defeat the Blob.
** If the Apocalypse Clock in the Black Prophet battle, strikes {{thirteen|IsUnlucky}}, then one happens.

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* FunnyAnimal: Most Most, if not all of the animal characters act pretty much exactly like humans, including having their own communities in Smile and the Giant Garden.
* GameOver: Rare, even in for the first battle:
battle.
** Losing against an enemy usually just means being moved to a safe area, area and losing half of the Dollars carried.
your money.
** If you deliberately lose against the Revolving Blob, which Revolting Blob (which must be planned, as even going AttackAttackAttack would lead to a victory, victory), Buck tells Jimmy that he's not leaving until the Blob is defeated, and defeated. Since Lars is blocking the exit to the house, so the only path forward, forward is to defeat the Blob.
** If the Apocalypse Clock in the Black Prophet battle, battle strikes {{thirteen|IsUnlucky}}, then one happens.



* GivingUpTheGhost: When Buck kills Information Guy after he explains about Jimmy's Empathy, himself, and Imagination, the blue spirit of Information Guy, with FogFeet, comes out to ask if the player would like the monologue repeated.
* GradualRegeneration: Lars' laziness allows him to regenerate HP over time. Similarly, Andrew's erudition gives him passive MP regeneration. There's also a variety of equipment that provides passive regeneration for HP or MP.
* HealingHands: There's at least three skills for healing others. First Aid, learned from a manual, High Five, from the Low-Level Goon, and Comforting Smile from the Happy Little Sunflower. There's also Sunny Day, learned from a manual and exclusive to Helga.

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* GivingUpTheGhost: When Buck kills Information Guy after he explains about how Jimmy's Empathy, himself, and Imagination, the blue spirit of Information Guy, with FogFeet, Empathy works, his ghost comes out of his corpse to ask if the player would like the monologue repeated.
* GradualRegeneration: Lars' laziness allows him to regenerate HP over time. Similarly, Andrew's erudition gives him passive MP regeneration. There's also a variety of equipment and furniture sets that provides provide passive regeneration for HP or MP.
* HealingHands: There's at least three are a number of skills for healing others. others, including First Aid, a basic 25% heal learned from a manual, High Five, from the Low-Level Goon, a 50% heal, and Comforting Smile from the Happy Little Sunflower. Smile, a party heal. There's also Sunny Day, learned from a manual and exclusive to Helga.Helga, which will heal the entire party by 75% of their HP.



* HealingSpring: Pink fountains with a smiling heart at the top, fully recover HP and MP.
* HellIsThatNoise: A vast majority of the optional areas don't feature traditional background music, instead opting for horrific ambient noises or distorted samples to help signal that you're entering a nightmare.

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* HealingSpring: Pink There are pink fountains with a smiling heart hearts at the top, top which fully recover HP and MP.
* HellIsThatNoise: A The vast majority of the optional areas don't feature traditional background music, instead opting for horrific ambient noises or distorted samples to help signal that you're entering a nightmare.


* ActionBomb: The Hindenburg, Robo-Chan, Robo-Chan DX, and [[spoiler:Twitching Thing]] enemies are all capable of doing this.

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* ActionBomb: The Hindenburg, Robo-Chan, Robo-Chan DX, and [[spoiler:Twitching Thing]] Twitching Thing enemies are all capable of doing this.



* AdjectiveNounFred: The "Battle Girl Maiko", a show, presumably an anime, that Lars discusses when talked to in the kitchen, after the Revolting Blob fight.

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* AdjectiveNounFred: The "Battle Girl Maiko", a show, presumably show (presumably an anime, anime) that Lars discusses when talked to in the kitchen, after the Revolting Blob fight.and Jimmy watch together.



* AdventuresInComaland: [[spoiler:The entire game. Jimmy is very sick - strongly implied to be incurable cancer - and the adventures he has in the game are just to give him the courage to let go of his guilt and [[DyingDream pass on.]]]]
* AlienAbduction: Immediately after Jimmy and Buck get home from their trip to fetch some honey, an airship hover over the house and abducts Jimmy, along with his entire family.
* AllJustADream: [[spoiler:The whole entire game]] is an immense imaginary world crafted from dreams and nightmares. Specifically, [[spoiler:Jimmy's, dreams and nightmares]].
* AllYourPowersCombined: The final boss battle, [[spoiler:the titular Pulsating Mass]], has the ability to utilize the various techniques of Andrew, Helga, and Lars [[spoiler:in after having absorbed them]].

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* AdventuresInComaland: [[spoiler:The entire game. Jimmy is very sick - sick—it's strongly implied to be incurable cancer - and cancer—and the adventures he has in the game are just to give him the courage to let go of his guilt and [[DyingDream pass on.]]]]
* AlienAbduction: Immediately after Jimmy and Buck get home from their trip to fetch some honey, an airship hover over the house and abducts Jimmy, along with his entire family.
* AllJustADream: [[spoiler:The The whole entire game]] game is an immense imaginary world crafted from dreams and nightmares. Specifically, [[spoiler:Jimmy's, Jimmy's dreams and nightmares]].
nightmares.
* AllYourPowersCombined: The final boss battle, [[spoiler:the titular Pulsating Mass]], has the ability to utilize the various techniques of Andrew, Helga, and Lars [[spoiler:in after having absorbed [[spoiler:after absorbing them]].



* AnInteriorDesignerIsYou: You can obtain various items of furniture that can be placed in the Clubhouse to boost stats.

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* AnInteriorDesignerIsYou: You can obtain various items pieces of furniture that can be placed in the Clubhouse to boost stats.



* BigDamnHeroes: [[spoiler:Punch]] pulls this twice. The first time is in the World's Library, where he [[spoiler:grabs The Secret Knowledge and jumps from a hole in the wall(keep in mind this library is very high up) to keep The Pulsating Mass from obtaining it.]] The second time, it happens in Central Hub, [[spoiler:where he shows up to give Jimmy and the others time to escape from The Pulsating Mass at the cost of his own life.]]

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* BigDamnHeroes: [[spoiler:Punch]] pulls this twice. The first time is in the World's Library, where he [[spoiler:grabs The Secret Knowledge and jumps from a hole in the wall(keep wall (keep in mind this library is very high up) to keep The Pulsating Mass from obtaining it.]] The second time, it happens in Central Hub, [[spoiler:where he shows up to give Jimmy and the others time to escape from The Pulsating Mass at the cost of his own life.]]



* BlobMonster: There are a few, with most notable being the first monster, the Revolting Blob which Jimmy can transform into after defeating it.

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* BlobMonster: There are a few, with the most notable being the first monster, monster you encounter, the Revolting Blob Blob, which Jimmy can transform into after defeating it.



* BossInMooksClothing: The eastern part of Bonita Vista has a variety of Beach Babes as random encounters. Sometimes, you'll find one who's been swimming for way too long... If you can beat her, [[spoiler:you can talk to the crying girl on the west part of the beach for a Bronze Jimmy.]]

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* BossInMooksClothing: The eastern part of Bonita Vista has a variety of Beach Babes as random encounters. Sometimes, you'll find one who's been swimming for way too long...long. If you can beat her, [[spoiler:you can talk to the crying girl on the west part of the beach for a Bronze Jimmy.]]



** Despite giving you a decision on the surface, you must [[spoiler:push Jonathan into the furnace]] to proceed past Whispering Valley.



* CallingYourAttacks: Punch has this as a special ability. Using it causes his next attack to do double damage. Parodied, as he's calling shots for pool. In the middle of a battle.

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* CallingYourAttacks: Punch has this as a special ability. Using it causes his next attack to do double damage. Parodied, as he's calling shots for pool. In pool...in the middle of a battle.



** Items are capped at 10 to a stack, and only allowing one stack.

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** Items are capped at 10 to a stack, and you're only allowing allowed one stack.stack at a time.



** Big Enormous is found in his tent, in the Wilted Lands, sleeping, with a "Z Z" bubble, that switches which one is lower and upper case repeatedly.

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** Big Enormous is found in his tent, tent in the Wilted Lands, Lands sleeping, with a "Z Z" bubble, that switches which one is lower and upper case repeatedly.


''Jimmy and the Pulsating Mass'' is an [[RolePlayingGame RPG]] by [[Creator/{{Housekeeping}} Kasey Ozymy, a.k.a Housekeeping]]. The game uses ''[[VideoGame/RPGMaker RPG Maker VX Ace]]'' as its engine, but has an entirely original artwork and soundtrack.

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''Jimmy and the Pulsating Mass'' is an [[RolePlayingGame RPG]] for [[UsefulNotes/IBMPersonalComputer PC]] by [[Creator/{{Housekeeping}} Kasey Ozymy, a.k.a Housekeeping]]. The game uses ''[[VideoGame/RPGMaker RPG Maker UsefulNotes/RPGMaker VX Ace]]'' Ace as its engine, but has an entirely original artwork and soundtrack.








* {{Foreshadowing}}: The Information Guy is frequently seen eating bananas when he isn't talking to you. [[spoiler: An optional area reveals that Information Guy is actually a species of short-tailed monkeys.]]

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* {{Foreshadowing}}: ** The Information Guy is frequently seen eating bananas when he isn't talking to you. [[spoiler: An optional area reveals that Information Guy is actually a species of short-tailed monkeys.]]
** Several bosses in the game have some time limit aspect to them. Imaginary Numbers will start using its powerful move if enough turns pass and you're unlucky enough not to have it glitch out. Grimclaw will slam into the ground for a party wipe if you can't kill the Brain Worms infecting it fast enough. The Doomsday Clock will do exactly what it says if you can't beat the Black Prophet fast enough. [[spoiler: This, obviously, symbolizes Jimmy's days being numbered.
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* AllJustADream: The entire game is nothing more than an immense imaginary world crafted by Jimmy, made up of his own dreams and nightmares.
* AllYourPowersCombined: [[spoiler: The Pulsating Mass has the ability to utilize the various techniques of Andrew, Helga, and Lars in the final boss battle after having absorbed them.]]

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* AllJustADream: The [[spoiler:The whole entire game game]] is nothing more than an immense imaginary world crafted by Jimmy, made up of his own from dreams and nightmares.
nightmares. Specifically, [[spoiler:Jimmy's, dreams and nightmares]].
* AllYourPowersCombined: [[spoiler: The final boss battle, [[spoiler:the titular Pulsating Mass Mass]], has the ability to utilize the various techniques of Andrew, Helga, and Lars in the final boss battle [[spoiler:in after having absorbed them.]]them]].



* BearsAreBadNews: The boss encountered in Fermata Forest is a large grizzly bear. It is not happy to see you and proceeds to attack. Jimmy can invoke this trope once he beats it and gains the bear transformation, which you can use to prove you are indeed bad news to others by roaring and slamming your head into your foes. [[spoiler:There's also Jonathon Bear, Jimmy's favorite toy, who briefly becomes a party member until he's revealed to be a servant of the Pulsating Mass.]]
* BigDamnHeroes: [[spoiler:Punch]] pulls this twice. The first time is in the World's Library, where he [[spoiler:grabs The Secret Knowledge and jumps from a hole in the wall(keep in mind this library is very high up) to keep The Pulsating Mass from obtaining it.]] The second time, it happens in Central Hub, [[spoiler: where he shows up to give Jimmy and the others time to escape from The Pulsating Mass at the cost of his own life.]]

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* BearsAreBadNews: The boss encountered in Fermata Forest is a large grizzly bear. It is not happy to see you and proceeds to attack. Jimmy can invoke this trope once he beats it and gains the bear transformation, which you can use to prove you are indeed bad news to others by roaring and slamming your head into your foes. [[spoiler:There's There's also Jonathon [[spoiler:Jonathon Bear, Jimmy's favorite toy, who briefly becomes a party member until he's revealed to be a servant of the Pulsating Mass.]]
Mass]].
* BigDamnHeroes: [[spoiler:Punch]] pulls this twice. The first time is in the World's Library, where he [[spoiler:grabs The Secret Knowledge and jumps from a hole in the wall(keep in mind this library is very high up) to keep The Pulsating Mass from obtaining it.]] The second time, it happens in Central Hub, [[spoiler: where [[spoiler:where he shows up to give Jimmy and the others time to escape from The Pulsating Mass at the cost of his own life.]]



* BittersweetEnding: [[spoiler: Verging on DownerEnding. Jimmy has terminal cancer, represented by the Pulsating Mass itself, and is full of self-loathing at his weakness and the pain that his sickness has caused others. The "victory" he achieves by the end of the game just allows him to forgive himself and die in peace.]]

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* BittersweetEnding: [[spoiler: Verging on DownerEnding. Jimmy The implication is that [[spoiler:Jimmy has terminal cancer, represented by the Pulsating Mass itself, and is full of self-loathing at his weakness and the pain that his sickness has caused others. The "victory" he achieves by the end of the game just allows him to forgive himself and die in peace.]]peace]].



* BookEnds: You begin the game with Buck as your only party member. [[spoiler: You fight The Pulsating Mass with just you and Buck at the very end.]]

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* BookEnds: You begin the game with Buck as your only party member. [[spoiler: You fight [[spoiler:fight The Pulsating Mass with just just]] you and Buck at the very end.]]



* BossInMooksClothing: [[spoiler: The eastern part of Bonita Vista has a variety of Beach Babes as random encounters. Sometimes, you'll find one who's been swimming for way too long... If you can beat her, you can talk to the crying girl on the west part of the beach for a Bronze Jimmy.]]

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* BossInMooksClothing: [[spoiler: The eastern part of Bonita Vista has a variety of Beach Babes as random encounters. Sometimes, you'll find one who's been swimming for way too long... If you can beat her, you [[spoiler:you can talk to the crying girl on the west part of the beach for a Bronze Jimmy.]]



** In the cave underneath Giant Garden, monsters are obscured on the first turn of battle -- except for their eyes. [[spoiler: The spiders in the lower part can make characters Afraid when they emerge.]]

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** In the cave underneath Giant Garden, monsters are obscured on the first turn of battle -- except for their eyes. [[spoiler: The [[spoiler:The spiders in the lower part can make characters Afraid when they emerge.]]]].



** The icon at the start menu is a close-eyed Jimmy with a ZZZ rising from him. The weird nature of the game implies that the game is AllJustADream.

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** The icon at the start menu is a close-eyed Jimmy with a ZZZ rising from him. The weird nature of him, and the game implies that the game is AllJustADream.starts with him being woken up by his mother, Helga.


* AllJustADream: [[spoiler: The entire game is nothing more than an immense imaginary world crafted by Jimmy, made up of his own dreams and nightmares.]]

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* AllJustADream: [[spoiler: The entire game is nothing more than an immense imaginary world crafted by Jimmy, made up of his own dreams and nightmares.]]


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* ButtMonkey: Half of the appearances of an Information Guy ends with him getting killed.


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* {{Foreshadowing}}: The Information Guy is frequently seen eating bananas when he isn't talking to you. [[spoiler: An optional area reveals that Information Guy is actually a species of short-tailed monkeys.]]

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* SoulfulPlantStory: In one scene, Jimmy empathises with the Happy Little Sunflower and imagines what it'd be like to be a sunflower. He then imagines being picked by a girl and wilting until he gets fed to her pet hamster.


* ActionBomb: The Hindenburg, Robo-Chan, Robo-Chan DX, and [[spoiler: Twitching Thing]] enemies are all capable of doing this.

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* ActionBomb: The Hindenburg, Robo-Chan, Robo-Chan DX, and [[spoiler: Twitching [[spoiler:Twitching Thing]] enemies are all capable of doing this.



* {{Cumulonemesis}}: There are cloud creatures to fight, mainly in the Cloudy Hill area:
** Cloud Babies: A cloud creature that splits into two other cloud creatures if not killed by the end of the turn, or if their Cloud Thread is stolen:
** Wisps
** Tuff
** Cumulus: Beefy man cloud
** Wendy: Slap-happy cloud girl.
** Nimbus, electricity wielding cloud creatures
** Bad Weather, which starts appearing in Giant Garden, cloud creatures that look like the TheGrimReaper, with a scythe and cloak.



* DemBones: Skitterbones, which are the animated bones of Skitters. There are also a bunch of other skeletons in the game, including the filthy rich Skeleton Fops and The King of Fops.

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* DemBones: Multiple:
**
Skitterbones, which are the animated bones of Skitters. There are also a bunch of other skeletons in the game, including the filthy Skitters
** Filthy
rich Skeleton Fops and Fops
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The King of Fops.

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* TwentyPercentMoreAwesome: The FlavorText of Buddy Bee Honey, is "50% friendlier than normal honey."

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