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* MuckMonster: You have to fight one off with an axe in the first game. According to [[spoiler:your kidnapper's diary]], it seems to be naturally mindless and unreasonable. [[spoiler:It makes a brief cameo in the second game, where your friend defeats it and it leaves an item for you to continue.]]

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* MuckMonster: You have to fight one off with an axe in the first game. According to [[spoiler:your kidnapper's diary]], it it's called the Mud Vile, and seems to be naturally mindless and unreasonable. [[spoiler:It makes a brief cameo in the second game, where your friend defeats it and it leaves an item for you to continue.]]

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* AnAxeToGrind: You can retrieve a blood-stained axe in the first game and use it to take down the Mud Vile. [[spoiler: The villain also shows up wielding one.]]


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* EvilSoundsRaspy: The handyman talks in a deep, gravelly voice.
* EyeScream:
** The first item the handyman sends you is a screwdriver with an ''eyeball'' as the handle.
** The BigBad goes down when [[spoiler: your revived monster friend stabs him through the eye with the tip of his own axe.]]


* DistressCall: The first game has a phone in the basement that you can use to call 2 different numbers; a handyman, and 'salvation'. In the second game you find a cell phone, which you can again use to call a handy man.

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* DistressCall: The first game has a phone in the basement that you can use to call 2 different numbers; a handyman, and 'salvation'.the Salvation Army. In the second game you find a cell phone, which you can again use to call a handy man.


* AdventureGame: Not as contrived as ''VideoGame/TheTrappedTrilogy'', but it has it's [[GuideDangIt moments]].

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* AdventureGame: Not as contrived as ''VideoGame/TheTrappedTrilogy'', but it has it's its [[GuideDangIt moments]].



* GainaxEnding: [[spoiler:The ending of the second installment is so short and full of jump cuts, with no real explanation of what it's depicting, that it's a little hard to follow. Apparently, the goliath escapes back to its world, and the humans somehow get a bottle of vitality which maybe cures them... or something?]]

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* GainaxEnding: [[spoiler:The The ending of the second installment is so short and full of jump cuts, with no real explanation of what it's depicting, that it's a little hard to follow. Apparently, [[spoiler:Apparently, the goliath escapes back to its world, and the humans somehow get a bottle of vitality which maybe cures them... or something?]]



* NotQuiteDead: In the first game you have to attack another monster with an axe, seemingly kiling it. In the second game the same monster shows up again, with the axe still sticking out of it's head.

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* NotQuiteDead: In the first game you have to attack another monster with an axe, seemingly kiling it. In the second game the same monster shows up again, with the axe still sticking out of it's its head.





* NotQuiteDead: in the first game you have to attack another monster with an axe, seemingly kiling it. In the second game the same monster shows up again, with the axe still sticking out of it's head.

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* NotQuiteDead: in In the first game you have to attack another monster with an axe, seemingly kiling it. In the second game the same monster shows up again, with the axe still sticking out of it's head.



* TomatoSurprise: [[spoiler: ''You'' are the monster!]]

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* TomatoSurprise: [[spoiler: ''You'' [[spoiler:''You'' are the monster!]]



* YouWakeUpInARoom

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* YouWakeUpInARoomYouWakeUpInARoom
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** [[spoiler:Also, both you and your friend are [[TomatoSurprise monsters]]]], but you help the little girl cure her illness.]]

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** [[spoiler:Also, both you and your friend are [[TomatoSurprise monsters]]]], monsters]], but you help the little girl cure her illness.]]


* BigBad: The monster[[spoiler:infected human]] who kidnapped you in the first game, and the Butcher in the second.

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* BigBad: The monster[[spoiler:infected first game has the monster[[spoiler:/infected human]] who kidnapped you in you. In the first game, and second, the Butcher doesn’t do much but is your main obstacle in leaving the second.house.



** The BigBad in the first game. A UsefulNotes/WorldWarII-survivor who, in trying to hide from enemy soldiers, accidentally discovered an EldritchLocation... inhabited by monsters who treated him even more hostilely than said soldiers, resulting in him getting a zombification-like infection that made him [[spoiler:ironically hunger for monster flesh]]. After that, can you blame him for being so AxCrazy [[spoiler:toward monsterkind (even if you yourself are one of them)]]?
** His similarly infected family in the second game. [[spoiler:Especially the little girl, who just wants to be cured so her mother will finally return.]]

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** The BigBad in the first game. A [[spoiler:A UsefulNotes/WorldWarII-survivor who, in trying to hide from enemy soldiers, accidentally discovered an EldritchLocation... inhabited by monsters who treated him even more hostilely than said soldiers, soldiers]], resulting in him getting [[spoiler:getting a zombification-like infection that made him [[spoiler:ironically ironically hunger for monster flesh]]. After that, can you blame him for being so AxCrazy [[spoiler:toward monsterkind (even if you yourself are one of them)]]?
** His similarly infected [[spoiler:similarly infected]] family in the second game. [[spoiler:Especially the little girl, who just wants to be cured so her mother will finally return.]]


* AdventureGame: Not as contrived as ''VideoGame/TheTrappedTrilogy,'' but, it has it's moments.
* ChildrenAreInnocent: [[spoiler: The little girl is the only human who displays any hesitance or remorse about their actions, and she actually ends up helping the main character.]]

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* AdventureGame: Not as contrived as ''VideoGame/TheTrappedTrilogy,'' but, ''VideoGame/TheTrappedTrilogy'', but it has it's moments.
[[GuideDangIt moments]].
* BigBad: The monster[[spoiler:infected human]] who kidnapped you in the first game, and the Butcher in the second.
* ChildrenAreInnocent: [[spoiler: The [[spoiler:The little girl is the only human who displays any hesitance or remorse about their actions, and she actually ends up helping the main character.]]



* CuteMonsterGirl: In the second game, the [[spoiler: undead little girl]] is adorable and harmless.
* DarkIsNotEvil: The family's daughter. [[spoiler:She's plenty creepy, suffering from the same infection the rest of her family is and enjoying the taste of monsters just as much as them, but is frightened by the changes in all of them and wants her mom to come back for her.]]
* DistressCall: the first game has a phone in the basement that you can use to call 2 different numbers; a handyman, and 'salvation'. In the second game you find a cell phone, which you can again use to call a handy man.
* GainaxEnding: [[spoiler: The ending of the second installment is so short and full of jump cuts, with no real explanation of what it's depicting, that it's a little hard to follow. Apparently, the goliath escapes back to its world, and the humans somehow get a bottle of vitality which maybe cures them... or something?]]
* HumansAreBastards: [[spoiler: Subverted, apparently, they didn't become more violent or turn into monsters until they started eating the monsters.]]
* InstantHomeDelivery: whenever you call the handyman or salvation for help, an envelope with a tool inside arrives within seconds after you made the call.
* LateArrivalSpoiler: The second game spoils a few things about the first, like that [[spoiler:the "monster" was an infected human man who kidnapped monsters for eating]] and that the friend mentioned [[spoiler:is a monster.]] Oh, and also that the protagonist survives the first game.
* MissingMom: In the second game, the little girl's diary mentions that her mom left the family [[spoiler:to save herself from being infected. The poor kid waits for her to come back and save her.]]

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* CuteMonsterGirl: In the second game, the [[spoiler: [[spoiler:the undead little girl]] girl is adorable and harmless.
harmless]].
* DarkIsNotEvil: The [[spoiler:The family's daughter. [[spoiler:She's She's plenty creepy, suffering from the same infection the rest of her family is and enjoying the taste of monsters just as much as them, but is frightened by the changes in all of them and wants her mom to come back for her.]]
** [[spoiler:Also, both you and your friend are [[TomatoSurprise monsters]]]], but you help the little girl cure her illness.]]
* DistressCall: the The first game has a phone in the basement that you can use to call 2 different numbers; a handyman, and 'salvation'. In the second game you find a cell phone, which you can again use to call a handy man.
* GainaxEnding: [[spoiler: The [[spoiler:The ending of the second installment is so short and full of jump cuts, with no real explanation of what it's depicting, that it's a little hard to follow. Apparently, the goliath escapes back to its world, and the humans somehow get a bottle of vitality which maybe cures them... or something?]]
* HumansAreBastards: [[spoiler: Subverted, apparently, [[spoiler:Subverted- apparently they didn't become more violent or turn into monsters until they started eating the monsters.]]
* InstantHomeDelivery: whenever Whenever you call the handyman or salvation for help, an envelope with a tool inside arrives within seconds after you made the call.
* LateArrivalSpoiler: The second game spoils a few things about the first, like that [[spoiler:the "monster" was an infected human man who kidnapped monsters for eating]] and that both you the friend mentioned [[spoiler:is a monster.]] [[spoiler:are [[TomatoSurprise monsters]]]]. Oh, and also that the protagonist survives the first game.
* MissingMom: In the second game, the little girl's diary mentions that her mom left the family [[spoiler:to save herself from being infected. The poor kid waits for her to come back and save her.]]her]].



* MundaneUtility: Somehow the family's daughter has a device that allows her to ''teleport''. She just uses it to hop around the house, instead of [[spoiler:using it to escape or get help.]] Justified in that she's very young and probably isn't able to think of more practical applications for it.

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* MundaneUtility: Somehow the family's daughter has a device that allows her to ''teleport''. She just uses it to hop around the house, instead of [[spoiler:using it to escape or get help.]] help]]. Justified in that she's very young and probably isn't able to think of more practical applications for it.


''[[http://www.godlimations.com/monsterbasement.php Monster Basement]]'' is a PointAndClick Flash game created found on Creator/{{Godlimations}}. A sequel, [[http://www.godlimations.com/monsterbasement2.php Monster Basement 2]], details your character trying to escape the actual house the basement was attached to and expands on the previously-hinted information about the house's residents.

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''[[http://www.godlimations.com/monsterbasement.php Monster Basement]]'' is a PointAndClick Flash game created found on Creator/{{Godlimations}}. A sequel, [[http://www.''[[http://www.godlimations.com/monsterbasement2.php Monster Basement 2]], 2]]'', details your character trying to escape the actual house the basement was attached to and expands on the previously-hinted information about the house's residents.


[[http://www.godlimations.com/monsterbasement.php Monster Basement]] is a PointAndClick Flash game created found on Creator/{{Godlimations}}. A sequel, [[http://www.godlimations.com/monsterbasement2.php Monster Basement 2]], details your character trying to escape the actual house the basement was attached to and [[spoiler:expands on the previously-hinted information about the zombie family that lives there.]]

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[[http://www.''[[http://www.godlimations.com/monsterbasement.php Monster Basement]] Basement]]'' is a PointAndClick Flash game created found on Creator/{{Godlimations}}. A sequel, [[http://www.godlimations.com/monsterbasement2.php Monster Basement 2]], details your character trying to escape the actual house the basement was attached to and [[spoiler:expands expands on the previously-hinted information about the zombie family that lives there.]]
house's residents.



* [[spoiler: HumansAreBastards]]: [[spoiler: Subverted, apparently, they didn't become more violent or turn into monsters until they started eating the monsters.]]

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* [[spoiler: HumansAreBastards]]: HumansAreBastards: [[spoiler: Subverted, apparently, they didn't become more violent or turn into monsters until they started eating the monsters.]]



* TheReveal: [[spoiler: ''You'' are the monster!]]
** [[spoiler: TomatoSurprise]]

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* TheReveal: TomatoSurprise: [[spoiler: ''You'' are the monster!]]
** [[spoiler: TomatoSurprise]]
monster!]]


* AdventureGame: Not as contrived as TheTrappedTrilogy, but, it has it's moments.

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* AdventureGame: Not as contrived as TheTrappedTrilogy, ''VideoGame/TheTrappedTrilogy,'' but, it has it's moments.

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* WoobieDestroyerOfWorlds:
** The BigBad in the first game. A UsefulNotes/WorldWarII-survivor who, in trying to hide from enemy soldiers, accidentally discovered an EldritchLocation... inhabited by monsters who treated him even more hostilely than said soldiers, resulting in him getting a zombification-like infection that made him [[spoiler:ironically hunger for monster flesh]]. After that, can you blame him for being so AxCrazy [[spoiler:toward monsterkind (even if you yourself are one of them)]]?
** His similarly infected family in the second game. [[spoiler:Especially the little girl, who just wants to be cured so her mother will finally return.]]

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* DistressCall: the first game has a phone in the basement that you can use to call 2 different numbers; a handyman, and 'salvation'. In the second game you find a cell phone, which you can again use to call a handy man.


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* InstantHomeDelivery: whenever you call the handyman or salvation for help, an envelope with a tool inside arrives within seconds after you made the call.


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* NotQuiteDead: in the first game you have to attack another monster with an axe, seemingly kiling it. In the second game the same monster shows up again, with the axe still sticking out of it's head.


[[http://www.godlimations.com/monsterbasement.php Monster Basement]] is a PointAndClick Flash game created found on {{Godlimations}}. A sequel, [[http://www.godlimations.com/monsterbasement2.php Monster Basement 2]], details your character trying to escape the actual house the basement was attached to and [[spoiler:expands on the previously-hinted information about the zombie family that lives there.]]

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[[http://www.godlimations.com/monsterbasement.php Monster Basement]] is a PointAndClick Flash game created found on {{Godlimations}}.Creator/{{Godlimations}}. A sequel, [[http://www.godlimations.com/monsterbasement2.php Monster Basement 2]], details your character trying to escape the actual house the basement was attached to and [[spoiler:expands on the previously-hinted information about the zombie family that lives there.]]

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