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* BoxedCrook: Simon, the protagonist, is a con artist who's been sentenced to work in the post office. (No relation to [[Discworld/GoingPostal any other books]] with that premise.)

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* BoxedCrook: Simon, the protagonist, is a con artist who's been sentenced to work in the post office. (No relation to [[Discworld/GoingPostal [[Literature/GoingPostal any other books]] with that premise.)

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* GoldenEnding: Completing the quest without using Wishbringer at all.


* DenserAndWackier: Even for Franchise/{{Zork}}, which is pretty dense and wacky to begin with.

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* DenserAndWackier: Even for Franchise/{{Zork}}, VideoGame/{{Zork}}, which is pretty dense and wacky to begin with.

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* DenserAndWackier: Even for Franchise/{{Zork}}, which is pretty dense and wacky to begin with.

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[[quoteright:350:https://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/wishbringer.png]]


* EverythingsBetterWithPlatypi: You must save the life of a platypus princess; her father is appropriately grateful.


* MacGuffinTitle: Also a OneWordTitle, and a {{Portmantitle}}.

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* MacGuffinTitle: Also a OneWordTitle, and a {{Portmantitle}}.The Wishbringer is the magical stone that the villain is seeking.



* OneWordTitle: Also a MacGuffinTitle, and a {{Portmantitle}}.
* {{Portmantitle}}: Also a MacGuffinTitle, and a OneWordTitle.

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* OneWordTitle: Also a MacGuffinTitle, and a {{Portmantitle}}.
* {{Portmantitle}}: Also a MacGuffinTitle, and a OneWordTitle.
"Wishbringer" is one word.


* GuideDangIt: Even though it was designed as an easier game for new players, ''Wishbringer'' has a bad one: [[spoiler: the can with the rattlesnake has a false bottom which contains Wishbringer]]. The only hint is the item rattling even after it's opened, and considering that you likely dropped it after using it the first time, you're not likely to notice.

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* GuideDangIt: Even though it was designed as an easier game for new players, ''Wishbringer'' has a bad one: [[spoiler: the [[spoiler:the can with the rattlesnake has a false bottom which contains Wishbringer]]. The only hint is the item rattling even after it's opened, and considering that you likely dropped it after using it the first time, you're not likely to notice.


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* MacGuffinTitle: Also a OneWordTitle, and a {{Portmantitle}}.


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* OneWordTitle: Also a MacGuffinTitle, and a {{Portmantitle}}.
* {{Portmantitle}}: Also a MacGuffinTitle, and a OneWordTitle.

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* EyeOfNewt: All of the wishes require you to have some kind of material object or ingredient to work.


* FluffyTheTerrible: A hellhound named Alexis.

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* FluffyTheTerrible: A hellhound named Alexis.Alexis (which, probably not so coincidentally, is also the name of the [[GodSaveUsFromtheQueen evil queen]] in the game's back story).


* {{Hellhound}}

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* {{Hellhound}}{{Hellhound}}: Ms. Voss' nasty poodle turns into one.


* CreepyCemetery

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* CreepyCemeteryCreepyCemetery: The Festeron one is spooky but harmless. The Witchville version is... surprisingly non-lethal, although all your items will be scattered if you enter.


* HostageForMacGuffin: [[spoiler:Subverted, the [[MacGuffinGirl hostage]] ''is'' the MacGuffin]].

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* HostageForMacGuffin: [[spoiler:Subverted, the [[MacGuffinGirl hostage]] hostage ''is'' the MacGuffin]].



* MacGuffinGirl: [[spoiler:The title stone turns out to be the cat you're supposed to rescue, Chaos. Besides not being human, the "girl" is already in MacGuffin form and you have to make the choice to restore her to life.]]


* ThatPoorCat: You can feed the grue's milk to either of the cats in the game. It... doesn't agree with them.



* VideoGameCrueltyPotential: At one point you encounter the platypus princess trapped in a murder machine; the game gives you the option either to release her or to activate the machine, killing her rather gruesomely.

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* VideoGameCrueltyPotential: VideoGameCrueltyPotential:
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At one point you encounter the platypus princess trapped in a murder machine; the game gives you the option either to release her or to activate the machine, killing her rather gruesomely.gruesomely.
** You can feed the grue's milk to either of the cats in the game. It... doesn't agree with them.

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