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* DamageSpongeBoss: Both Orcus' and Akhboob's machine forms can take copious amounts of damage before going down. Expect to spend a long time fighting them.
** At least Akhboob is kind enough to use a health bar.

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* DamageSpongeBoss: Both Orcus' and Akhboob's machine forms can take copious amounts of damage before going down. Expect to spend a long time fighting them.
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them. At least Akhboob is kind enough to use a health bar.bar. The bad news is he has a ''lot'' of phases to his fight.


* RecycledSoundtrack: The music that plays within the Pleasure Domes is the "Ten Seconds!" (e.g. the "continue?") music from ''VideoGame/SmashTV''.

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* RecycledSoundtrack: The music that plays within the Pleasure Domes is the "Ten Seconds!" (e.g. the "continue?") music from ''VideoGame/SmashTV''.


* HoistByHisOwnPetard: [[spoiler: When and if you capture Akhboob at the end, you can return the electric chair favor in kind.]]

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* HoistByHisOwnPetard: [[spoiler: When and if If you capture Akhboob at the end, you can return the electric chair favor in kind.]]

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* HoistByHisOwnPetard: [[spoiler: When and if you capture Akhboob at the end, you can return the electric chair favor in kind.]]


** He also says "I am a peace loving citizen!" while you fight him.

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** He also says "I am a peace loving citizen!" while you fight him.him- as in while hes trying to kill you.


* DemonicSpiders: Robotic spiders start appearing in the second mission. There are even spider eggs that hatch if not collected beforehand.


* TheManyDeathsOfYou: Clubbed into meatsauce and blown up; electrocuted; thrown in the air with [[TorsoWithAView a hole in the chest]]; instant cinders.

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* TheManyDeathsOfYou: Clubbed into meatsauce and to death; blown up; electrocuted; thrown in the air with [[TorsoWithAView a hole in the chest]]; instant cinders.



* StockAudioClip: The "Bingo!" and "Total Carnage!" sounds come directly from ''VideoGame/SmashTV''. As well as Mutoid Man's "NO WAY!" if you pick up a fake smart bomb.

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* StockAudioClip: The "Bingo!" "Bingo!", "I love it", and "Total Carnage!" "[[TitleDrop Total Carnage!]]" sounds come directly from ''VideoGame/SmashTV''. As well as Mutoid Man's "NO WAY!" if you pick up a fake smart bomb.bomb.
** Orcus' grunts and groans are the same ones used by Mutoid Man.



* StupidJetpackHitler: [[spoiler: Akhboob's true identity.]]

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* StupidJetpackHitler: [[spoiler: [[spoiler:StupidJetpackHitler]]: Akhboob's true identity.]]identity.
* TakeThatAudience: Fail to collect enough keys to unlock access the Pleasure Domes? "You suck."



* TorsoWithAView: Stepping on a mine, getting run over, or getting squashed causes the heroes' bodies to fly into the air, allowing the players to see their bloody chest cavities.

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* TorsoWithAView: Stepping on a mine, getting run over, or getting squashed causes the heroes' inexplicably bores a hole through their chests. Their bodies to fly into the air, are flung skyward, allowing the players to see their bloody chest cavities.


* [[ColourCodedMultiplayer Color-Coded Multiplayer]]: Captain Carnage is a white soldier; Major Mayhem is a black soldier. Both VideoGame/{{NARC}} and VideoGame/SmashTV previously had player 1 having light skin and player 2 having dark skin.

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* [[ColourCodedMultiplayer Color-Coded Multiplayer]]: Captain Carnage is a white soldier; Major Mayhem is a black soldier. Both VideoGame/{{NARC}} ''VideoGame/{{NARC}}'' and VideoGame/SmashTV ''VideoGame/SmashTV'' previously had player 1 having light skin and player 2 having dark skin.



* GratuitousGerman: The final boss will occasionally yell "Schnell!" and "Braunschweiger!"[[note]]a type of sausage[[/note]]

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* GratuitousGerman: The final boss will occasionally yell "Schnell!" words like "Blitzkriegen", "Schnell!", and "Braunschweiger!"[[note]]a type of sausage[[/note]]



--> '''Orcus:''' "My head! My head!" [[note]]That's just his first one.[[/note]]

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--> '''Orcus:''' "My head! My head!" [[note]]That's just his first one.head!"[[note]]That's the next-to-last thing it cries.[[/note]]



* WarpZone: Several rotating spirals can take the heroes further into the game.

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* WarpZone: Several rotating The first spirals can take the heroes further into the game.game, provided they have a valid four-letter password.


* EliteMooks: Mr. Butane takes a bunch of hits to kill.

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* EliteMooks: Mr. Butane takes a bunch of many hits to kill.



* {{Expy}}: Captain Carnage and Major Mayhem are pretty much the more muscled (and just as [[OneHitPointWonder wimpy]]) versions of the two unnamed ''VideoGame/SmashTV'' contestants.

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* {{Expy}}: Captain Carnage and Major Mayhem are pretty much the more muscled (and just as (but equally [[OneHitPointWonder wimpy]]) versions of the two unnamed ''VideoGame/SmashTV'' contestants.



* MediumAwareness:
** General Akhboob's "You suck at this game!"
** In a two-player game, at the end of each stage, the player with the lesser score will think to himself about being the inferior of the two soldiers. One such thought bubble reads, "Player 1 is a dork."
** "All ''VideoGame/SmashTV'' players should quit now and flee from this machine."



* MusclesAreMeaningless: ''Boy howdy!'' Your character's muscles put even the [[ComicBook/IncredibleHulk Hulk]] to shame. But one touch of ''anything'' and you are instant meatsauce.

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* MusclesAreMeaningless: ''Boy ''Boy, howdy!'' Your character's muscles put even the [[ComicBook/IncredibleHulk Hulk]] to shame. But one touch of ''anything'' and you are instant meatsauce.


* BigBad: General Akhboob [[spoiler:-- who turns out to be UsefulNotes/AdolfHitler]]

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* BigBad: General Akhboob [[spoiler:-- who turns out to be UsefulNotes/AdolfHitler]]UsefulNotes/AdolfHitler.]]



* [[ColourCodedMultiplayer Color-Coded Multiplayer]]: Captain Carnage is a white soldier; Major Mayhem is a black soldier. Both VideoGame/{{NARC}} had VideoGame/SmashTV previously had player 1 having light skin and player 2 having dark skin.

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* [[ColourCodedMultiplayer Color-Coded Multiplayer]]: Captain Carnage is a white soldier; Major Mayhem is a black soldier. Both VideoGame/{{NARC}} had and VideoGame/SmashTV previously had player 1 having light skin and player 2 having dark skin.



* DamageSpongeBoss: Both Orcus' and Akhboob's machine forms can take copious amounts of damage before going down. Expect a long time fighting them.

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* DamageSpongeBoss: Both Orcus' and Akhboob's machine forms can take copious amounts of damage before going down. Expect to spend a long time fighting them.



* DemonicSpiders: Robotic spiders start appearing in the second mission. There are even spider eggs that hatch if not collected before hand.
* DogpileOfDoom: With copious amounts of enemies swarming throughout, it's inevitable this will happen unless you mastered the game. Since you were already dead after the first poke, it seems like laughable [[ThereIsNoKillLikeOverkill overkill]].

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* DemonicSpiders: Robotic spiders start appearing in the second mission. There are even spider eggs that hatch if not collected before hand.
beforehand.
* DogpileOfDoom: With copious amounts of enemies swarming throughout, it's inevitable this will happen unless you you've mastered the game. Since you were you're already dead after the first poke, it seems like laughable [[ThereIsNoKillLikeOverkill overkill]].



--> '''Orcus:''' "My head! My head!"

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--> '''Orcus:''' "My head! My head!" [[note]]That's just his first one.[[/note]]



* TakingYouWithMe: The player character will, during certain death animations, drop a primed bomb at his dying feet.

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* TakingYouWithMe: The player character will, during During certain death animations, the player character will drop a primed bomb at his dying feet.


* [[ColourCodedMultiplayer Color-Coded Multiplayer]]: Captain Carnage is a white soldier; Major Mayhem is a black soldier.

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* [[ColourCodedMultiplayer Color-Coded Multiplayer]]: Captain Carnage is a white soldier; Major Mayhem is a black soldier. Both VideoGame/{{NARC}} had VideoGame/SmashTV previously had player 1 having light skin and player 2 having dark skin.


* NoCelebritiesWereHarmed: Being a spoof of the UsefulNotes/GulfWar, General Ahkboob is a clear parody of Saddam Hussein.

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* NoCelebritiesWereHarmed: Being a spoof of the UsefulNotes/GulfWar, General Ahkboob is a clear parody of Saddam Hussein.UsefulNotes/SaddamHussein.

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* NoCelebritiesWereHarmed: Being a spoof of the UsefulNotes/GulfWar, General Ahkboob is a clear parody of Saddam Hussein.


* FiringInTheAirALot: After beating Orcus and viewing your statistics for the level, your character does this with a hardy '''YEAHHHHHHH!'''

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* FiringInTheAirALot: After beating Orcus and viewing your statistics for the each level, your character does this in a nondescript desert with a hardy '''YEAHHHHHHH!''''''YEAHHHHHHH!''' followed by a goofy grin.


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* SoreLoser: In a 2-player game, the player who scored lower sulks behind the winning player as he [[FiringInTheAirALot shoots his gun in the air and cheers]], folding his arms and making a disparaging comment about him to himself.

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* StupidJetpackHitler: [[spoiler: Akhboob's true identity.]]

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