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* NamedByTheAdaptation: The TieInNovels call the Featureless protagonist Homer B. Hunter.

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* NamedByTheAdaptation: The TieInNovels [[TieInNovel Tie In Novels]] call the Featureless protagonist FeaturelessProtagonist Homer B. Hunter.


* TieInNovel: Arthur Byron Cover wrote a novel for ''Planetfall'' and ''Stationfall'' though they're set after the games with similar events happening again.



* TieInNovel: Arthur Byron Cover wrote a novel for ''Planetfall'' and ''Stationfall'' though they're set after the games with similar events happening again.

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* TieInNovel: Arthur Byron Cover wrote a novel for ''Planetfall'' and ''Stationfall'' though they're set after the games with similar events happening again.

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* NamedByTheAdaptation: The TieInNovels call the Featureless protagonist Homer B. Hunter.

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* EscapePod: You evacuate your ship in one in the beginning.
* TheFederation: The instruction manual mentions the Third Galactic Union formed after the Second Galactic Union collapsed thousands of years before.

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* NuSpeling: Residan orthography, as demonstrated in the examples for AcmeProducts and ShoutOut.


* ControllableHelplessness: If you do something wrong early in the game and get your overzealous superior officer mad enough at you, he'll throw you in the Brig, where you can continue to perform actions but none of them will get you anywhere. (Typing 'escape' tells you that 'Houdini himself would be stumped by this cell'.)

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* ControllableHelplessness: If you do something wrong early in the game and get your overzealous superior officer mad enough at you, he'll throw you in the completely inescapable Brig, where you can continue to perform actions but none of them will get you anywhere.until the spaceship blows up. (Typing 'escape' tells you that 'Houdini himself would be stumped by this cell'.)


* AcmeProducts: You notice that a raygun in the tool room says "Akmee Portabul Laazur". A little downplayed, though.
* AlmightyJanitor: Well, just look at the box art.

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* AcmeProducts: You notice that a The raygun in the tool room says is an "Akmee Portabul Laazur". A little downplayed, though.
* AlmightyJanitor: Well, just look at
Laazur" (all the box art.Residan orthography is like that.)


* ApocalypseHow: This space station is on Planetary Engineered Single Dominant Species Extinction. [[spoiler:And once the Zeenak pyramid sends its replicas into space, it will send the space station into Planetary Physical Annihilation unless you destroy the pyramid and its replicas in time.]]

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* ApocalypseHow: This space station is on Planetary Engineered Single Dominant Species Extinction. purged of organic life. [[spoiler:And once the Zeenak pyramid sends its replicas into space, it will send be the space station into Planetary Physical Annihilation unless you destroy the pyramid and its replicas in time.end of your civilization.]]


* DarkerAndEdgier: The trademark humor is still there, but ''Stationfall'' is considerably darker in tone. You're facing a threat that slaughtered a space station and is slowly but inexorably [[spoiler:brainwashing your RobotBuddy.]]

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* DarkerAndEdgier: The trademark humor is still there, but ''Stationfall'' is considerably darker in tone. You're facing a threat that slaughtered a space station and is slowly but inexorably [[spoiler:brainwashing your RobotBuddy.]]RobotBuddy]].


* DarkerAndEdgier: The trademark humor is still there, but ''Stationfall'' is considerably darker in tone. You're facing a threat that slaughtered a space station and is slowly but inexorably brainwashing your RobotBuddy.

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* DarkerAndEdgier: The trademark humor is still there, but ''Stationfall'' is considerably darker in tone. You're facing a threat that slaughtered a space station and is slowly but inexorably brainwashing [[spoiler:brainwashing your RobotBuddy.]]



* ShootTheDog: At the end Floyd becomes fully corrupted by the Zeenak pyramid and you have to kill him or let the galaxy burn. He's not repairable this time.

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* ShootTheDog: At [[spoiler:At the end Floyd becomes fully corrupted by the Zeenak pyramid and you have to kill him or let the galaxy burn. He's not repairable this time. ]]


** When you search in the Computer Room for Interlogic Games, you get references to "VideoGame/{{Zo|rk}}ork", "VideoGame/{{De|adline}}dliin", "[[VideoGame/TheWitness1983 [Xe] Witnis]]", "VideoGame/{{Star|cross}}kros" and "VideoGame/{{Su|spended}}zpendid" -- parodying each of Infocom's games up to the time of ''Planetfall''[='=]s release.

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** When you search in the Computer Room for Interlogic Games, you get references to "VideoGame/{{Zo|rk}}ork", "VideoGame/{{De|adline}}dliin", "[[VideoGame/{{Zork}} Zoork]]", "[[VideoGame/{{Deadline}} Dedliin]]", "[[VideoGame/TheWitness1983 [Xe] Witnis]]", "VideoGame/{{Star|cross}}kros" "[[VideoGame/{{Starcross}} Starkros]]" and "VideoGame/{{Su|spended}}zpendid" "[[VideoGame/{{Suspended}} Suzpendid]]" -- parodying each of Infocom's games up to the time of ''Planetfall''[='=]s release.


* AcmeProducts: You notice that a raygun in the tool room says "Akmee Portabul Laazur". A little downplayed, though.



** When you search in the Computer Room for Interlogic Games, you get references to "VideoGame/{{Zo|rk}}ork", "VideoGame/{{De|adline}}dliin", "[[VideoGame/TheWitness1983 [Xee] Witnes]]", "VideoGame/{{Star|cross}}kros" and "VideoGame/{{Suspended}}" -- parodying each of Infocom's games up to the time of ''Planetfall''[='=]s release.

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** When you search in the Computer Room for Interlogic Games, you get references to "VideoGame/{{Zo|rk}}ork", "VideoGame/{{De|adline}}dliin", "[[VideoGame/TheWitness1983 [Xee] Witnes]]", [Xe] Witnis]]", "VideoGame/{{Star|cross}}kros" and "VideoGame/{{Suspended}}" "VideoGame/{{Su|spended}}zpendid" -- parodying each of Infocom's games up to the time of ''Planetfall''[='=]s release.

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* EvilElevator: The slightly malfunctioning elevator in the Command Module becomes this after Day 2, which may explain why it won't take you to Level 8 or 9, [[spoiler:because that's where the Zeenaks' pyramid of destruction resides.]]


* FootnoteFever: The footnotes from ''VideoGame/TheHitchhikersGuideToTheGalaxy'' carry on to ''Stationfall''.



* SequelDifficultySpike: A rather extreme one at that. ''Planetfall'' was one of Infocom's easier games, but ''Stationfall'' is closer to expert level. A much larger map, the time limit is considerably tighter, and the station becomes deadly as the game progresses.



* SequelDifficultySpike: A rather extreme one at that. ''Planetfall'' was one of Infocom's easier games, but ''Stationfall'' is closer to expert level. A much larger map, the time limit is considerably tighter, and the station becomes deadly as the game progresses.

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