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** If you check the game's subreddit or forum, you'll see the truly insane depths that this can sink to.

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** If you check the game's subreddit [[https://www.reddit.com/r/CrusaderKings/ subreddit]] or forum, you'll see the truly insane depths that this can sink to.to. In fact, there's an entire video series called "[[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NFF3F92o_2s&list=PLJwpKOerf6m-oLCCMdaUxIxl5FIzlrkLH Things Crusader Kings Say]]" based on the subreddits.

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* In ''[[VideoGame/KingdomRush Kingdom Rush: Vengeance]]'', [[VillainProtagonist you play as Vez'nan's dark forces]]. One of the levels takes place in Linrea's farmlands, where innocent farmers will attempt to stop you -- and they're all easily killed and dispatched. With the right towers or heroes you can do more horrible things to them such as turning them into zombies. You also can click on the sheep in the background to make them explode into LudicrousGibs, although doing so to all the sheep will cause their farmer to attack -- and this particular farmer is a miniboss-level enemy [[VideoGameCrueltyPunishment that can catch you unprepared]].

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** Starcraft II has mods for custom multiplayer matches, and one of them is a mod that allows the player to spawn nearly every unit from the campaign and multiplayer (co-op not included), and edit their stats, allowing one to create a marine that uses the Kelmorian Mining Drill laser at 4x speed for 1000 damage per hit while healing 10000 Heath and having a 10000 Shield and having an armor rating of 1000 with a movement speed of nearly 160 with Kerrigan's [=WoL=] trait of not dying even when reduced to 1 health, effectively killing anything you have with range and outrunning anything that attacks you before staring at it hard enough to self-destruct. Basically, one can do a 1v7 match against 7 elite or cheating AI opponents, and create a unit that will kill everything and a base that has an ability coded not to die, effectively making you entirely invincible. From here, you just kill waves of enemies, spawn enemies to fight them, or just highlight structures and destroy them. It's just you using your omnipotent powers to crush the AI because the AI can't use the spawn-units command or edit their units. Heck, you can grant yourself one-sided vision with the enemy and control their own units as they kill their own army with no way to stop you.
*** The aforementioned Thor can be spawned on your side and edited. Nothing quite like a giant death machine with infinite energy and ridiculous attack speed and damage to just destroy enemy units. Because the AI is coded to back off from encounters that are too difficult, it's likely they're just going to repeatedly retreat from the Odin until you're at their front door and they don't have any choice but to defend themselves, while the AI doesn't help its own teammates because of the same AI exploit.


** Way back in 1986, you could do this in the Origin Systems adaptation of the boardgame called Ogre; overrunning infantry with an AI-driven mega tank was not just fun but standard, orthodox tactics.

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** Way back in 1986, you could do this in the Origin Systems Creator/OriginSystems adaptation of the boardgame called Ogre; overrunning infantry with an AI-driven mega tank was not just fun but standard, orthodox tactics.


** Playing the Byzantine empire? Have any captives? [[GroinAttack Castration]] and [[EyeScream blinding]] are options available. If you castrate a child, you even get [[WhatTheHellPlayer a special message]].

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** Playing the Byzantine empire? empire or Byzantine culture group? Have any captives? [[GroinAttack Castration]] and [[EyeScream blinding]] are options available. If you castrate a child, you even get [[WhatTheHellPlayer a special message]].message]].
**Generally, when you do nasty stuff to your captives, they are automatically released from the dungeon... but there is an option in game rules that disables this, meaning that you can torture your prisoner endlessly....


* In both ''VideoGame/{{Pikmin}}'' games, you can have control over put to 100 cute little vegetable minions whom you can do anything you want with, including throw all of them over cliffsides, feed them to bigger creatures, and my personal favorite, taking all my non-blue Pikmin and drowning them in a nearby body of water.

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* In both every ''VideoGame/{{Pikmin}}'' games, game, you can have control over put to 100 cute little vegetable minions whom you can do anything you want with, including throw all of them over cliffsides, feed them to bigger creatures, and my this troper's personal favorite, taking all my every non-blue Pikmin and drowning them in a nearby body of water.


* In ''VideoGame/StarTrekArmada'', it is possible to send members of your crew to an enemy ship to [[CrazyEnoughToWork kill the crew]] and [[TheDevTeamThinksOfEverything take over the ship]]. It is also possible to control a ship if you have at least one crewman alive. Therefore you can takeover a Borg Cube and have the [[CoolStarship Borg Cube]] and the [[Series/StarTrekTheNextGeneration Enterprise-E]] at the mere cost of about a [[WeHaveReserves thousand members]] of [[RedShirt your crew]].

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* In ''VideoGame/StarTrekArmada'', it is possible to send members of your crew to an enemy ship to [[CrazyEnoughToWork kill the crew]] and [[TheDevTeamThinksOfEverything take over the ship]].ship. It is also possible to control a ship if you have at least one crewman alive. Therefore you can takeover a Borg Cube and have the [[CoolStarship Borg Cube]] and the [[Series/StarTrekTheNextGeneration Enterprise-E]] at the mere cost of about a [[WeHaveReserves thousand members]] of [[RedShirt your crew]].


** Yuri's entire army seems to be based on this and trolling. Against AI enemies, you can use flying Discs to shut down the enemy bases' power and cash, but the AI won't give up unless you destroy all of it's production buildings. Refuse to do so and you can watch the AI fruitlessly try to kill you with what little cash they have left. Again, mustache twirling optional.


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*** Yuri's entire army seems to be based on this and trolling. Against AI enemies, you can use flying Discs to shut down the enemy bases' power and cash, but the AI won't give up unless you destroy all of it's production buildings. Refuse to do so and you can watch the AI fruitlessly try to kill you with what little cash they have left. Again, mustache twirling optional.

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** If you check the game's subreddit or forum, you'll see the truly insane depths that this can sink to.

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** The Reapers Due added the ability to torture, humiliate and mutilate your prisoners. Doing so will cost you piety and give you the cruel trait, so there is no real reason to do so, exept to enjoy your enemies suffering.

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** You can also play as the Chinese and use napalm on civilians. [[ManOnFire They will run around helplessly while slowly burning to death.]]


* In ''VideoGame/CommandAndConquerGenerals'', you can totally obliterate your enemies with more than one superweapon (either with [[WaveMotionGun Particle Cannon]], [[NukeEm Nuclear Missle]], [[DepopulationBomb Scud Launcher]]; take your pick.)

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* In ''VideoGame/CommandAndConquerGenerals'', you can totally obliterate your enemies with more than one superweapon (either with [[WaveMotionGun Particle Cannon]], [[NukeEm Nuclear Missle]], [[DepopulationBomb Scud Launcher]]; [[MacrossMissileMassacre Scud]] [[DeadlyGas Storm]]; take your pick.)


* ''VideoGame/CrusaderKings'' has this in spades, though some of it is governed by {{Random Event}}s. You can assassinate little children to inherit titles, kill your wife for a new one if she doesn't provide you a proper heir, burn churches, revoke titles from your vassals for no reason at all, ruthlessly pillage enemy lands with your troops, force heathens to convert at swordpoint, and even [[ArsonMurderAndJaywalking steal relics]].

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* ''VideoGame/CrusaderKings'' has this in spades, even discounting [[ShootTheDog the things you'll be doing]] [[PragmaticVillainy because it will help your dynasty]], though some of it is governed by {{Random Event}}s. You can assassinate little children to inherit titles, kill your wife for a new one if she doesn't provide you a proper heir, burn churches, revoke titles from your vassals for no reason at all, ruthlessly pillage enemy lands with your troops, force heathens to convert at swordpoint, and even [[ArsonMurderAndJaywalking steal relics]].

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** '''VideoGame/MedievalIITotalWar'' has to be the most blatant example of this in the whole series. Your troops lost a battle and captured by the enemy and begging to be ransomed? [[YouHaveFailedMe You don't have to accept - they knew the price of failure]]. Got an incompetent family member you don't want? Just hire an assassin to kill them... ''or'' [[UriahGambit send them to die in a pointless battle]] [[CurbStompBattle against a vastly superior enemy force]]. Need to keep your bloodline pure? [[BrotherSisterIncest Force one of your princesses to marry one of her brothers]]. Just captured the last city of a faction who has been annoying you? [[RapePillageAndBurn Sack it]], or [[LeaveNoSurvivors simply kill everyone]]. Got a plague outbreak on one of your cities? Send a Spy to transport the contagion from your city to theirs as an act of spite. Get a kick out of starting epic religious conflicts? Take a city between two Muslim nations, sell it to the Papacy for a few thousand florins and watch {{Hilarity Ensue|s}}. The fun never stops.


* ''MechCommander'' allows your mechs to target and destroy civilian objects such as houses and cars (although you get no bonus for doing so--apparently civilian casualties are of no importance in the 31st century), and has the "lordbunny" cheat, which allows for infinite artillery strikes. While this has the obvious potential use of decimating enemy forces, it also can be used to annihilate huge numbers of ''civilian'' targets without wasting your mechs' ammo. You can call in dozens of artillery strikes to ''raze entire cities to the ground'' and, once all civilian buildings have been flattened, set the forests on fire, probably condemning Disney/{{Bambi}} to certain doom in the process.
* In both ''{{Pikmin}}'' games, you can have control over put to 100 cute little vegetable minions whom you can do anything you want with, including throw all of them over cliffsides, feed them to bigger creatures, and my personal favorite, taking all my non-blue Pikmin and drowning them in a nearby body of water.

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* ''MechCommander'' ''VideoGame/MechCommander'' allows your mechs to target and destroy civilian objects such as houses and cars (although you get no bonus for doing so--apparently civilian casualties are of no importance in the 31st century), and has the "lordbunny" cheat, which allows for infinite artillery strikes. While this has the obvious potential use of decimating enemy forces, it also can be used to annihilate huge numbers of ''civilian'' targets without wasting your mechs' ammo. You can call in dozens of artillery strikes to ''raze entire cities to the ground'' and, once all civilian buildings have been flattened, set the forests on fire, probably condemning Disney/{{Bambi}} to certain doom in the process.
* In both ''{{Pikmin}}'' ''VideoGame/{{Pikmin}}'' games, you can have control over put to 100 cute little vegetable minions whom you can do anything you want with, including throw all of them over cliffsides, feed them to bigger creatures, and my personal favorite, taking all my non-blue Pikmin and drowning them in a nearby body of water.

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