Follow TV Tropes

Following

History VideoGame / TheSandman

Go To



%%* AlphaBitch: Regan.

to:

%%* * AlienLunch: [[spoiler: The food made by the sandman is pretty disgusting by the description: red soup with what appears eyeballs and a metallic scent, large, stripped catterpillars, meat with little white worms crawling on it... and it's poisonous to humans to boot! However, among fairies, the Sandman's cooking is considered a delicacy]].
*
AlphaBitch: Regan.Regan, who spends her time bullying Sophie, as well as coming from an afluent (if disfunctional) family.

Added DiffLines:

* RipVanWinkle: At both good endings of the game [[spoiler: the Sandman awakens and he takes Sophie home before time starts running again. While everything was still the same, it's heavily implied that everyone slept for ''a couple of centuries''.]]

Added DiffLines:

* ContinuityNod: During the Good Ending [[spoiler: David tells Shirley that he fell asleep while watching TV and now his neck hurts. She answers [[VideoGame/TheCrookedMan "No wonder your neck looks crooked"]].]]


* GodsNeedPrayerBadly: [[spoiler:The Tooth Fairy]] berates Sophie for voicing her disbelief about their existence, declaring that every time somebody stops believing in [[spoiler:the tooth fairy, a fairy dies]].

to:

* GodsNeedPrayerBadly: [[spoiler:The Tooth Fairy]] berates Sophie for voicing her disbelief about their existence, declaring that every time somebody stops believing in [[spoiler:the tooth fairy, says that [[spoiler:fairies aren't real, a fairy dies]].


Those interested can pick up the game on vgperson's page [[http://vgperson.com/games/sandman.htm over here]]. Please note when it comes to usage of footage from the game, Uri has said videos are allowed, livestreams are allowed, YouTube monetization is allowed, but any other means of profiting off the game are not.

to:

Those interested can pick up the game on vgperson's page [[http://vgperson.com/games/sandman.htm over here]]. Please note when it comes to usage of footage from the game, Uri has said videos are allowed, livestreams are allowed, YouTube Website/YouTube monetization is allowed, but any other means of profiting off the game are not.


The second installment of Creator/{{Uri}}'s ''Strange Men Series'', set in the same world as ''VideoGame/TheCrookedMan''. Uri also created ''VideoGame/{{Paranoiac}}'' and ''VideoGame/MermaidSwamp''.

to:

The second installment of Creator/{{Uri}}'s ''Strange Men Series'', set in the same world as ''VideoGame/TheCrookedMan''.''VideoGame/TheCrookedMan'' after the game's events. The game is then followed by ''VideoGame/TheBoogieMan'' and ''VideoGame/TheHangedMan''. Uri also created ''VideoGame/{{Paranoiac}}'' and ''VideoGame/MermaidSwamp''.

Added DiffLines:

[[quoteright:350:https://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/sandman_3.jpg]]
%% [[caption-width-right:350:some caption text]]

Added DiffLines:

* EvenEvilHasStandards: The Unicorn may be a JerkAss, but [[spoiler: when he learns Sophie made the jewel from her own soul he urges her to take it back with her.]]


** In the city, Sophie dreams of war (Regan), dreams of liars (Anne) and dreams of dragon's fire (Her dad)

to:

** In the city, Sophie dreams of war (Regan), (The soldiers in the mall), dreams of liars (Anne) (The spirits in the school) and dreams of dragon's fire (Her dad)(The dragon in the office building)


* ShoutOut: One that spans the entire first half of the game. Sophie ends up having [[Music/{{Metallica}} dreams of war (Regan), dreams of liars (Anne) and dreams of dragon's fire (Her dad)]]. Lullaby also asks her to take his hand before taking her to the fairy realm.

to:

* ShoutOut: One that spans the The entire first half of game has Shout Outs to the game. Sophie ends up having lyrics of [[Music/{{Metallica}} Enter the Sandman]] scattered all over:
** In the city, Sophie
dreams of war (Regan), dreams of liars (Anne) and dreams of dragon's fire (Her dad)]]. dad)
**
Lullaby also asks her to take his hand before taking her to the fairy realm.realm.
** One of the bad endings is named "Sleep with one eye open"
** Sophie is reminded to say her prayers before sleeping. [[spoiler: Lullaby takes the form of her mother and reminds her again in the True ending.]]

Added DiffLines:

* ShoutOut: One that spans the entire first half of the game. Sophie ends up having [[Music/{{Metallica}} dreams of war (Regan), dreams of liars (Anne) and dreams of dragon's fire (Her dad)]]. Lullaby also asks her to take his hand before taking her to the fairy realm.

Added DiffLines:

* VomitDiscretionShot: If Sophie eats the eyeball soup, the window cuts to black before barfing sounds are heard.


* {{Lolicon}}: The Unicorn. He's noted for his fixation on little girls, including Sophie herself. He is disliked by everyone because of this, including [[spoiler:the Sandman himself. He freaks when he discovers what Sophie had done and goes after the Unicorn to get her jewel back.]]


* EarnYourBadEnding: Bad Ending 4, which requires you to beat the difficult TrueFinalBoss in a bonus chapter unlocked after beating the game once. You actually get the chapter's good ending by ''losing'' the fight.



* EvilCostumeSwitch: [[spoiler: Sophie, upon becoming the Queen of the Night, is seen wearing a [[EvilIsSexy rather flattering black dress.]]]]



* FaceHeelTurn: [[spoiler: The 'Queen of the Night' ending, in which Sophie watches the world's eternal slumber with joy.]]



** If Sophie [[spoiler:lets Unicorn keep the jewel]] and [[spoiler:accidentally kills the Sand Man]], she gets [[spoiler:Bad End 1: Queen of the Night]]. [[spoiler:Though guilt-ridden by her AccidentalMurder, Sophie decides it was ''his'' fault for making everyone fall asleep forever. Remaining in the fairy realm, she becomes the Queen of the Night, gleefully watching the eternally slumbering world.]]

to:

** If Sophie [[spoiler:lets Unicorn keep the jewel]] and [[spoiler:accidentally kills the Sand Man]], she gets [[spoiler:Bad End 1: Queen of the Night]]. [[spoiler:Though guilt-ridden by her AccidentalMurder, Sophie decides it was ''his'' fault for making everyone fall asleep forever. Remaining in the fairy realm, she [[FaceHeelTurn becomes the Queen of the Night, gleefully watching the eternally slumbering world.]]]]]]



* NeverMyFault: [[spoiler:Sophie decides this in the 'Queen of the Night' ending, blaming everyone else for all her problems.]]

to:

* NeverMyFault: [[spoiler:Sophie decides this in the [[FaceHeelTurn 'Queen of the Night' ending, ending,]] blaming everyone else for all her problems.]]


Added DiffLines:

* TrueFinalBoss: The bonus scenario ends in a fight against [[spoiler: [[TheProtagonist Sophie]] herself.]]


Added DiffLines:

* YouBastard: Beating the TrueFinalBoss will ''not'' feel satisfying, as [[spoiler: you've just defeated tormented protagonist Sophie; she's last shown ''crying'' ''herself'' ''to'' ''sleep.'' [[MyGodWhatHaveIDone The Sandman then does the same.]]]]


Those interested can pick up the game on vgperson's page [[http://vgperson.com/games/sandman.htm over here]]. Please note when it comes to usage of footage from the game, Uri has said videos are allowed, livestreams are allowed YouTube monetization is allowed, but any other means of profiting off the game are not.

to:

Those interested can pick up the game on vgperson's page [[http://vgperson.com/games/sandman.htm over here]]. Please note when it comes to usage of footage from the game, Uri has said videos are allowed, livestreams are allowed allowed, YouTube monetization is allowed, but any other means of profiting off the game are not.









* [[spoiler:BeCarefulWhatYouWishFor]]: It turns out that the reason why Regan, Anne, and Sophie's father suffered the way they did was because [[spoiler:those were Sophie's darkest wishes. Lullaby wanted to make her wishes come true so that she could sleep. He even took on the form of David to grant her romantic wish.]]

to:

* [[spoiler:BeCarefulWhatYouWishFor]]: It BeCarefulWhatYouWishFor: [[spoiler:It turns out that the reason why Regan, Anne, and Sophie's father suffered the way they did was because [[spoiler:those those were Sophie's darkest wishes. Lullaby wanted to make her wishes come true so that she could sleep. He even took on the form of David to grant her romantic wish.]]



* [[spoiler:EmpathicShapeshifter]]: [[spoiler:Lullaby. Its sole purpose is to make people fall asleep by being whomever or whatever people want it to be. For Sophie, it took on the form of David and showed her images of people in her life suffering.]] After Sophie takes care of the Sandman, [[spoiler:it turns into her mother and eases her into sleep.]]

to:

* [[spoiler:EmpathicShapeshifter]]: EmpathicShapeshifter: [[spoiler:Lullaby. Its sole purpose is to make people fall asleep by being whomever or whatever people want it to be. For Sophie, it took on the form of David and showed her images of people in her life suffering.]] After Sophie takes care of the Sandman, [[spoiler:it turns into her mother and eases her into sleep.]]



* [[spoiler:MayDecemberRomance]]: [[spoiler: Apparently, in the bonus chapter, once Sophie puts him to sleep, he develops feelings for Sophie. Obviously, he's unaware that she's a girl in high school and he's a fairy that's centuries old.]]

to:

* [[spoiler:MayDecemberRomance]]: MayDecemberRomance: [[spoiler: Apparently, in the bonus chapter, once Sophie puts him to sleep, he develops feelings for Sophie. Obviously, he's unaware that she's a girl in high school and he's a fairy that's centuries old.]]



* [[YouGottaHaveBlueHair You Gotta Have Pink Hair]]: One of Regan's GirlPosse has pastel pink hair. Which makes it seem a bit ironic when [[EstablishingCharacterMoment they're first seen]] teasing Sophie about her red hair.

to:

* [[YouGottaHaveBlueHair You Gotta Have Pink Hair]]: One of Regan's GirlPosse has pastel pink hair. Which makes it seem a bit ironic when [[EstablishingCharacterMoment they're first seen]] teasing Sophie about her red hair.hair.
----

Showing 15 edit(s) of 38

Top

How well does it match the trope?

Example of:

/

Media sources:

/

Report