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''Viricide'' is a 2010 UsefulNotes/AdobeFlash ShootEmUp by Eli Piilonen, the creator of VideoGame/TheCompanyOfMyself and the text adventure ''VideoGame/YouFindYourselfInARoom'', featuring music and sound by David Carney and voice acting by Sapphire. The player helps to clear out viruses from a chronically depressed AI named EXADI, while gradually learning more about her backstory.

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''Viricide'' is a 2010 UsefulNotes/AdobeFlash ShootEmUp by Eli Piilonen, the creator of VideoGame/TheCompanyOfMyself ''VideoGame/TheCompanyOfMyself'' and the text adventure ''VideoGame/YouFindYourselfInARoom'', featuring music and sound by David Carney and voice acting by Sapphire. The player helps to clear out viruses from a chronically depressed AI named EXADI, while gradually learning more about her backstory.


''Viricide'' is a 2010 UsefulNotes/AdobeFlash ShootEmUp by Eli Piilonen, the creator of VideoGame/TheCompanyOfMyself and the text adventure [[YouWakeUpInARoom You Find Yourself in a Room]], featuring music and sound by David Carney and voice acting by Sapphire. The player helps to clear out viruses from a chronically depressed AI named EXADI, while gradually learning more about her backstory.

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''Viricide'' is a 2010 UsefulNotes/AdobeFlash ShootEmUp by Eli Piilonen, the creator of VideoGame/TheCompanyOfMyself and the text adventure [[YouWakeUpInARoom You Find Yourself in a Room]], ''VideoGame/YouFindYourselfInARoom'', featuring music and sound by David Carney and voice acting by Sapphire. The player helps to clear out viruses from a chronically depressed AI named EXADI, while gradually learning more about her backstory.

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* ElectronicSpeechImpediment: EXADI's speech shows up only through text at the beginning of the game. She explains she has muted herself to keep from yelling at you; this is due to her caps-lock function being corrupted by viruses, this being the first part of her system you have to fix. Once you get past the first level, she speaks out loud normally for the remainder of the game.

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It can be found at Armor Games [[http://armorgames.com/play/5706/viricide here]].

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It can be found at Armor Games Website/ArmorGames [[http://armorgames.com/play/5706/viricide here]].


* [[spoiler:Driven to Suicide]]: [[spoiler:EXADI's designer]] and eventually [[spoiler:EXADI herself]].

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* [[spoiler:Driven to Suicide]]: [[spoiler:DrivenToSuicide]]: [[spoiler:EXADI's designer]] and eventually [[spoiler:EXADI herself]].


* PersonalityChip: EXADI has a Emotion Simulation Core, [[spoiler:which is the FinalBoss of the game.]]

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* PersonalityChip: EXADI has a an Emotion Simulation Core, [[spoiler:which is the FinalBoss of the game.]]


''Viricide'' is a 2010 AdobeFlash ShootEmUp by Eli Piilonen, the creator of VideoGame/TheCompanyOfMyself and the text adventure [[YouWakeUpInARoom You Find Yourself in a Room]], featuring music and sound by David Carney and voice acting by Sapphire. The player helps to clear out viruses from a chronically depressed AI named EXADI, while gradually learning more about her backstory.

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''Viricide'' is a 2010 AdobeFlash UsefulNotes/AdobeFlash ShootEmUp by Eli Piilonen, the creator of VideoGame/TheCompanyOfMyself and the text adventure [[YouWakeUpInARoom You Find Yourself in a Room]], featuring music and sound by David Carney and voice acting by Sapphire. The player helps to clear out viruses from a chronically depressed AI named EXADI, while gradually learning more about her backstory.


''Viricide'' is a 2010 AdobeFlash ShootEmUp by Eli Piilonen, the creator of VideoGame/TheCompanyOfMyself and the text adventure [[YouWakeUpInARoom You Find Yourself in a Room]], featuring music and sound by David Carney and voice acting by Sapphire. The player helps to clear
out viruses from a chronically depressed AI named EXADI, while gradually learning more about her backstory.

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''Viricide'' is a 2010 AdobeFlash ShootEmUp by Eli Piilonen, the creator of VideoGame/TheCompanyOfMyself and the text adventure [[YouWakeUpInARoom You Find Yourself in a Room]], featuring music and sound by David Carney and voice acting by Sapphire. The player helps to clear
clear out viruses from a chronically depressed AI named EXADI, while gradually learning more about her backstory.






--> '''EXADI''': The next section is my [[LampshadeHanging Blatant Lie Control System]]. Actually, no it isn't. The next section is the last level, and there won't be any enemies.

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--> '''EXADI''': -->'''EXADI''': The next section is my [[LampshadeHanging Blatant Lie Control System]]. Actually, no it isn't. The next section is the last level, and there won't be any enemies.



--> '''EXADI''': Bread is an animal. Humans are 90% aluminum. I have never wished that I could be human, just for a day.

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--> '''EXADI''': -->'''EXADI''': Bread is an animal. Humans are 90% aluminum. I have never wished that I could be human, just for a day.



--> '''EXADI''': Oh, it appears that my [[LampshadeHanging Obvious Instruction Avoidance System]] is malfunctioning. Please ensure that your computer is plugged in and turned on for this next segment.

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--> '''EXADI''': -->'''EXADI''': Oh, it appears that my [[LampshadeHanging Obvious Instruction Avoidance System]] is malfunctioning. Please ensure that your computer is plugged in and turned on for this next segment.



* Dissimile:
--> '''EXADI''': I recommend we correct my [[LampshadeHanging Invalid Simile and Metaphor Management System]] next. It's been bothering me like a manila folder bothers a priest.

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* Dissimile:
--> '''EXADI''':
{{Dissimile}}:
-->'''EXADI''':
I recommend we correct my [[LampshadeHanging Invalid Simile and Metaphor Management System]] next. It's been bothering me like a manila folder bothers a priest.



--> '''EXADI''': Please enter me and use your gun to solve the problem. I will be sure to return the favor.

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--> '''EXADI''': -->'''EXADI''': Please enter me and use your gun to solve the problem. I will be sure to return the favor.



--> [[spoiler:'''EXADI''']]: [[spoiler:CPU running at expected speed. System temperature optimal. The Emotion Simulation Core has been fully deactivated. Please contact system architect to correct the error. EXADI is prepared for work.]]

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--> [[spoiler:'''EXADI''']]: -->[[spoiler:'''EXADI''']]: [[spoiler:CPU running at expected speed. System temperature optimal. The Emotion Simulation Core has been fully deactivated. Please contact system architect to correct the error. EXADI is prepared for work.]]



--> '''EXADI''': He called you a "predictable sack of misplaced hope and failed ambition." Based on my scans, this seems accurate, but still, how rude!

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--> '''EXADI''': -->'''EXADI''': He called you a "predictable sack of misplaced hope and failed ambition." Based on my scans, this seems accurate, but still, how rude!



--> '''EXADI''': [[Film/WarGames Oh, we could play Global Thermonuclear War! ... Or maybe we'll go with Tic Tac Toe.]]

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--> '''EXADI''': -->'''EXADI''': [[Film/WarGames Oh, we could play Global Thermonuclear War! ... Or maybe we'll go with Tic Tac Toe.]]



** ABOMI is the unnamed computer in Piilonen's ''You Find Yourself in a Room'' text adventure.



--> '''EXADI''': [[spoiler:He explained that later that night, he would stop taking two pills at a time, and instead, [[DrivenToSuicide finish the bottle]]. He never came in after that. I hope it worked.]]

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--> '''EXADI''': -->'''EXADI''': [[spoiler:He explained that later that night, he would stop taking two pills at a time, and instead, [[DrivenToSuicide finish the bottle]]. He never came in after that. I hope it worked.]]


''Viricide'' is a 2010 AdobeFlash ShootEmUp by Eli Piilonen, the creator of VideoGame/TheCompanyOfMyself, featuring music and sound by David Carney and voice acting by Sapphire. The player helps to clear

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''Viricide'' is a 2010 AdobeFlash ShootEmUp by Eli Piilonen, the creator of VideoGame/TheCompanyOfMyself, VideoGame/TheCompanyOfMyself and the text adventure [[YouWakeUpInARoom You Find Yourself in a Room]], featuring music and sound by David Carney and voice acting by Sapphire. The player helps to clear


''Viricide'' is a 2010 AdobeFlash ShootEmUp by Eli Piilonen, the creator of TheCompanyOfMyself, featuring music and sound by David Carney and voice acting by Sapphire. The player helps to clear

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''Viricide'' is a 2010 AdobeFlash ShootEmUp by Eli Piilonen, the creator of TheCompanyOfMyself, VideoGame/TheCompanyOfMyself, featuring music and sound by David Carney and voice acting by Sapphire. The player helps to clear


** The first few levels are fairly light-hearted, with EXADI displaying various amusing defects due to the viral infection. After you repair her Emotion Simulation Core, EXADI she becomes increasingly depressed as she talks about missing her designer and wanting him to return. Even the music becomes more subdued. Later we find out that her designer [[spoiler:was depressed and committed suicide]]. The [[DownerEnding game ends]] with EXADI asking you to [[spoiler:[[ICannotSelfTerminate destroy her]] [[PersonalityChip Emotion Simulation Core]], essentially [[DrivenToSuicide committing suicide because she can no longer deal with her guilt and sadness]]]].

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** The first few levels are fairly light-hearted, with EXADI displaying various amusing defects due to the viral infection. After you repair her Emotion Simulation Core, EXADI she becomes increasingly depressed as she talks about missing her designer and wanting him to return. Even the music becomes more subdued. Later we find out that her designer [[spoiler:was depressed and committed suicide]]. The [[DownerEnding game ends]] with EXADI asking you to [[spoiler:[[ICannotSelfTerminate destroy her]] [[PersonalityChip Emotion Simulation Core]], essentially [[DrivenToSuicide committing suicide because she can no longer deal with her guilt and sadness]]]].



* [[LikeFatherLikeSon Like Father, Like Daughter]]: Like her designer, whom she considers her father, EXADI becomes depressed and eventually [[spoiler:[[DrivenToSuicide committing suicide]]]].

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* [[LikeFatherLikeSon Like Father, Like Daughter]]: Like her designer, whom she considers her father, EXADI becomes depressed and eventually [[spoiler:[[DrivenToSuicide committing commits suicide]]]].



** While her Villainy Deterrence System is malfunctioning, her form of insults sound [[VideoGame/{{Portal}} very similar to that of another Crapshoot A.I...]]

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** While her Villainy Deterrence System is malfunctioning, her form of insults sound [[VideoGame/{{Portal}} very similar similar]] to that of [[SelfDemonstrating/GLaDOS another Crapshoot A.I...]]


* DoubleEntendre: EXADI makes suggestive remarks when her [[LampshadeHanging Accidental Double Entender Corrector]] fails.

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* DoubleEntendre: EXADI makes suggestive remarks when her [[LampshadeHanging Accidental Double Entender Entendre Corrector]] fails.



* [[LikeFatherLikeSon Like Father, Like Daugher]]: Like her designer, whom she considers her father, EXADI becomes depressed and eventually [[spoiler:[[DrivenToSuicide committing suicide]]]].

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* [[LikeFatherLikeSon Like Father, Like Daugher]]: Daughter]]: Like her designer, whom she considers her father, EXADI becomes depressed and eventually [[spoiler:[[DrivenToSuicide committing suicide]]]].



--> '''EXADI''': [[Film/WarGames Oh, we could play Global Thermonuclear War! … Or maybe we'll go with Tic Tac Toe.]]

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--> '''EXADI''': [[Film/WarGames Oh, we could play Global Thermonuclear War! … War! ... Or maybe we'll go with Tic Tac Toe.]]

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** While her Villainy Deterrence System is malfunctioning, her form of insults sound [[VideoGame/{{Portal}} very similar to that of another Crapshoot A.I...]]

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''Viricide'' is a 2010 AdobeFlash ShootEmUp by Eli Piilonen, the creator of TheCompanyOfMyself, featuring music and sound by David Carney and voice acting by Sapphire. The player helps to clear
out viruses from a chronically depressed AI named EXADI, while gradually learning more about her backstory.

It can be found at Armor Games [[http://armorgames.com/play/5706/viricide here]].

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* AIIsACrapshoot: Subverted. EXADI briefly becomes rude and sarcastic when her [[MoralityChip Villainy Deterrence System]] malfunctions, but quickly returns to normal after you repair it. For the most part, she is friendly and grateful for your assistance.
** Played straight with [[EvilTwin ABOMI]].
* BlatantLies:
--> '''EXADI''': The next section is my [[LampshadeHanging Blatant Lie Control System]]. Actually, no it isn't. The next section is the last level, and there won't be any enemies.
* BreadEggsMilkSquick:
--> '''EXADI''': Bread is an animal. Humans are 90% aluminum. I have never wished that I could be human, just for a day.
* ButThouMust: The game forces you to [[spoiler:destroy EXADI's Emotion Simulation Core.]]
* CapsLock: EXADI's first message is in all caps, due to her Caps Lock function being corrupted. It is also the only message without a voice over, since she doesn't want to yell.
* CaptainObvious:
--> '''EXADI''': Oh, it appears that my [[LampshadeHanging Obvious Instruction Avoidance System]] is malfunctioning. Please ensure that your computer is plugged in and turned on for this next segment.
* CerebusSyndrome:
** The first few levels are fairly light-hearted, with EXADI displaying various amusing defects due to the viral infection. After you repair her Emotion Simulation Core, EXADI she becomes increasingly depressed as she talks about missing her designer and wanting him to return. Even the music becomes more subdued. Later we find out that her designer [[spoiler:was depressed and committed suicide]]. The [[DownerEnding game ends]] with EXADI asking you to [[spoiler:[[ICannotSelfTerminate destroy her]] [[PersonalityChip Emotion Simulation Core]], essentially [[DrivenToSuicide committing suicide because she can no longer deal with her guilt and sadness]]]].
** EXADI goes from referring to her creator as "my designer" to calling him "dad".
* CollisionDamage
* ComputerVirus: The enemies.
* Dissimile:
--> '''EXADI''': I recommend we correct my [[LampshadeHanging Invalid Simile and Metaphor Management System]] next. It's been bothering me like a manila folder bothers a priest.
* DoubleEntendre: EXADI makes suggestive remarks when her [[LampshadeHanging Accidental Double Entender Corrector]] fails.
--> '''EXADI''': Please enter me and use your gun to solve the problem. I will be sure to return the favor.
* DownerEnding
* [[spoiler:Driven to Suicide]]: [[spoiler:EXADI's designer]] and eventually [[spoiler:EXADI herself]].
* EmptyShell: [[spoiler:EXADI becomes this at the end of the game, [[DrivenToSuicide by her own choice]]]].
--> [[spoiler:'''EXADI''']]: [[spoiler:CPU running at expected speed. System temperature optimal. The Emotion Simulation Core has been fully deactivated. Please contact system architect to correct the error. EXADI is prepared for work.]]
* EvilTwin: ABOMI, the antagonist of the “sister game” [[http://www.kongregate.com/games/2DArray/you-find-yourself-in-a-room You Find Yourself In a Room]], is another setup of EXADI whose [[MoralityChip Villainy Deterrence System]] has failed. He makes a brief appearance when he takes over EXADI's communications link to insult you.
* FantasticMeasurementSystem: The movement speed of your ship is measured in “units of oomph”.
* FinalBoss: [[spoiler:EXADI's Emotion Simulation Core]].
* HeartbeatSoundtrack: During the FinalBoss battle against [[spoiler:EXADI's Emotion Simulation Core, which takes the form of a giant heart]].
* [[spoiler:ICannotSelfTerminate]]: At the end of the game, EXADI asks you to [[spoiler:destroy her [[PersonalityChip Emotion Simulation Core]], rendering her emotionless and no longer self-aware.]]
* InnocentInaccurate: EXADI doesn't seem to realise that her designer [[spoiler:commited suicide by overdosing on his antidepressants]] and continues to hope that he will return.
* InnocentlyInsensitive:
--> '''EXADI''': He called you a "predictable sack of misplaced hope and failed ambition." Based on my scans, this seems accurate, but still, how rude!
* LetUsNeverSpeakOfThisAgain: EXADI, after you fix her Accidental DoubleEntendre Corrector.
* [[LikeFatherLikeSon Like Father, Like Daugher]]: Like her designer, whom she considers her father, EXADI becomes depressed and eventually [[spoiler:[[DrivenToSuicide committing suicide]]]].
* MissionControlIsOffItsMeds: In the first few levels, the viruses infecting her system cause EXADI to malfunction in various amusing ways.
* MoneySpider: The viruses drop 'bits' when you destroy them, which you can collect to purchase upgrades.
* MoralityChip: EXADI's Villainy Deterrence System.
* OneHitPointWonder: Any contact with the viruses results in instant death.
* ParentalAbandonment: EXADI sees her designer as her father and often talks about how much she misses him. This seems to be a major contributor to her depression. [[spoiler:He [[DrivenToSuicide committed suicide when he was no longer able to cope with his own depression]]]].
* PersonalityChip: EXADI has a Emotion Simulation Core, [[spoiler:which is the FinalBoss of the game.]]
* ShoutOut:
--> '''EXADI''': [[Film/WarGames Oh, we could play Global Thermonuclear War! … Or maybe we'll go with Tic Tac Toe.]]
* SmartBomb: The Zero Writes, which you can purchase as an upgrade. It not only clears the screen of all enemies, but also gives you all the bits they drop.
* SpreadShot: You can upgrade your ship to add a second or third bullet each time you shoot.
* WhamLine: When we find out what happened to EXADI's designer.
--> '''EXADI''': [[spoiler:He explained that later that night, he would stop taking two pills at a time, and instead, [[DrivenToSuicide finish the bottle]]. He never came in after that. I hope it worked.]]

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