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** [[spoiler: Kizuna could count as well, but she's more of a case of Adaptational Anti-Villainy. She's much more cold and calculating than she was in the original, and is closely affiliated with the hackers whereas she dissaproved of them in the original version. At the end of the SeriesFinale, she attempts to delete SOFDTI (who had been established as a sentient being capable of thoughts and feelings) when Rubirules is defeated, but she does it because she [[WoobieDestroyerOfWorlds doesn't want to see Zetto hurt again]], and is [[TearJerker genuinely horrified when Zetto forcibly logs her out from the game, as she believed that everything she was doing was to protect him]]. ]]

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** [[spoiler: Kizuna could count as well, but she's more of a case of Adaptational Anti-Villainy. She's much more cold and calculating than she was in the original, and is closely affiliated with the hackers whereas she dissaproved disapproved of them in the original version. At the end of the SeriesFinale, she attempts to delete SOFDTI (who had been established as a sentient being capable of thoughts and feelings) when Rubirules is defeated, but she does it because she [[WoobieDestroyerOfWorlds doesn't want to see Zetto hurt again]], and is [[TearJerker genuinely horrified when Zetto forcibly logs her out from the game, as she believed that everything she was doing was to protect him]]. ]]

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* BenevolentAI: [[spoiler: SOFDTI. She is also a rare example of a benevolent MasterComputer.]]


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* CompositeCharacter: [[spoiler: A lot of characters and character arcs have been combined into single characters instead of TTA's LoadsAndLoadsOfCharacters, although often it involves a new PlotTwist. One of the most significant differences between TTA and TOME is that Kirbopher and Zetto are now a single human being using different accounts. In addition, Gamecrazed is now the avatar of the AI core of the game, and Rubirules has had all of the original EXE's villainous characters transferred over to him.]]


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** [[spoiler: Because Kirbopher and Zetto have been merged into one person using multiple accounts (see CompositeCharacter above), a lot of characteristics that could only work when they were separate people have been transferred to other characters. For example, in the original TTA, it is Kirbopher that tries to help Zetto put the game into perspective during the Tournament, in TOME, Nylocke does this instead. Likewise, Nylocke is also the one to absorb the Forbidden Power out of Zetto during Demon Zetto's battle with Alpha (in TTA, it was Kirbopher who did this). Some characteristics that Zetto had in the original were also transferred to other characters - in TTA, the armored hacker master was Zetto's alter ego Voltarius, while in this version it's Kizuna's alter-ego Tigerlilly. Finally, Zetto's status as TheDragon to the BigBad has been transferred to Neomutant, since here he is more of an UnwittingPawn.]]


* ContinuityNod: [[spoiler: The password that Rubirules types into the terminal to see SOFTDI in the final episode spells out "Gamecrazed". Not only does this suggest that SOFDTI used the password as the inspiration for her character's name, it also works as a nod to the viewers who correctly guessed that SOFDTI and GC were one and the same.]]



* ContinuityNod: [[spoiler: The password that Rubirules types into the terminal to see SOFTDI in the final episode spells out "Gamecrazed". Not only does this suggest that SOFDTI used the password as the inspiration for her character's name, it also works as a nod to the viewers who correctly guessed that SOFDTI and GC were one and the same.]]


* ContrivedCoincidence: [[spoiler: The fact that Alpha's user ID unlocked the Forbidden Power ''and'' that one of his friends would wind up with the D-Bug attached to ''his'' model too.]]



* ContrivedCoincidence: The likelihood that the person who discovered the Forbidden Power would wind up being [[spoiler: the eventual boyfriend of Neomutant's intended victim]] is very low, and it's even ''less'' likely that [[spoiler: the random player that wound up with the character model Rubirules hid the Dragon Bug head inside (per WordOfGod) would wind up being their mutual friend]] [[spoiler: The chances that SOFDTI's alter-ego ''and'' Zetto's alter-ego would ''also'' end up being part of this friend group are near zero - but surprisingly, [[TropesAreNotBad it works.]]]]

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* ContrivedCoincidence: The likelihood that the person who discovered the Forbidden Power would wind up being [[spoiler: the eventual boyfriend of Neomutant's intended victim]] is very low, and it's even ''less'' likely that [[spoiler: the random player that wound up with the character model Rubirules hid the Dragon Bug head inside (per WordOfGod) would wind up being their mutual friend]] friend.]] [[spoiler: The chances that SOFDTI's alter-ego ''and'' Zetto's alter-ego would ''also'' end up being part of this friend group are near zero - but surprisingly, [[TropesAreNotBad it works.]]]]

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* ContrivedCoincidence: The likelihood that the person who discovered the Forbidden Power would wind up being [[spoiler: the eventual boyfriend of Neomutant's intended victim]] is very low, and it's even ''less'' likely that [[spoiler: the random player that wound up with the character model Rubirules hid the Dragon Bug head inside (per WordOfGod) would wind up being their mutual friend]] [[spoiler: The chances that SOFDTI's alter-ego ''and'' Zetto's alter-ego would ''also'' end up being part of this friend group are near zero - but surprisingly, [[TropesAreNotBad it works.]]]]


* RedHerring: [[spoiler: Execk. He's a creepy [[EyesDoNotBelongThere three-eyed]] Cyborg [[CorruptCorporateExecutive executive]] in [[GoodColorsEvilColors black and grey clothing]] who handles the business side of TOME, and treated the Challenge of the Netkings as an obligation, while the others all had fun with their matches. Furthermore, during Episode 00, he rarely joined in or weighed in on the discussions regarding SOFTDI with the other Netkings. Combined with the fact that his TTA counterpart, EXE, was evil in the original, when the reveal came that there was somebody even higher up in D-Buggers than Kizuna (who happened to use an eye as his symbol!) and he was the perfect detractor away from the REAL villain - Rubirules, who was secretly manipulating the hackers from behind the scenes ever since the very beginning. ]]

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* RedHerring: [[spoiler: Execk. He's a creepy [[EyesDoNotBelongThere three-eyed]] Cyborg [[CorruptCorporateExecutive executive]] in [[GoodColorsEvilColors black and grey clothing]] who handles the business side of TOME, and treated the Challenge of the Netkings as an obligation, while the others all had fun with their matches. Furthermore, during Episode 00, he rarely joined in or weighed in on the discussions regarding SOFTDI with the other Netkings. Combined with the fact that his TTA counterpart, EXE, was evil in the original, when the reveal came that there was somebody even higher up in D-Buggers than Kizuna (who happened to use an eye as his symbol!) and Kizuna, he was the perfect detractor away from the REAL villain - Rubirules, who was secretly manipulating the hackers from behind the scenes ever since the very beginning.beginning. The symbol Rubirules uses to communicate with Zetto and Kizuna even resembles Execk's third eye. ]]


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** In an attempt to help preserve the shocking twist of TheReveal in "The Warring Demons", [[spoiler: Chris Niosi is up until that episode credited under a pseudonym - Tony A. Campbell - as the voice of Zetto.]]

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** In an attempt to help preserve the shocking twist of TheReveal in "The Warring Demons", [[spoiler: Chris Niosi is up until that episode credited under a pseudonym - Tony A. Campbell - as the voice of Zetto. The same happened with Casey Mongillo in Episode 0, who was credited as "Ryan Gillmoon" to preserve her character's reveal as Gamecrazed in the GrandFinale.]]



* TheUnreveal: Gamecrazed confides in Nylocke in "The Infiltration Mission" as to why he can't participate in the FinalBattle with the Hackers - only for a gust of wind to conveniently drown out what he's saying to the audience. Judging by how shaken Nylocke is in the subsequent scene, however, it was every bit the shocking revelation everyone's been expecting.

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* TheUnreveal: Gamecrazed confides in Nylocke in "The Infiltration Mission" as to why he can't participate in the FinalBattle with the Hackers - only for a gust of wind to conveniently drown out what he's saying to the audience. Judging by how shaken Nylocke is in the subsequent scene, however, it was every bit the shocking revelation everyone's been expecting. [[spoiler: TheReveal in Episode 15 strongly implies that it had something to do with Gamecrazed's dual identity as SOFDTI.]]


* [[DVDCommentary Audio Commentary]]: Niosi is releasing episode commentaries on [[http://chrisniosi.com/tome/episode-commentaries/ his website]]. In addition to himself, they feature Creator/LittleKuriboh (voice of Nylocke), [=ShadyVox=] (sound designer and the voice of Alpha), D-Mac Double (assistant voice director and the voice of Rockoon), Kajetokun (composer), Crikeydave, Foolyguy, Heilos (background artists), and Blizooka (script supervisor).


''TOME''[='s=] Script Supervisor, Liz Losey, has begun a webcomic of the reboot titled ''TOME:Respec'', [[SeriesHiatus although it has not seen any new updates since September 2014]] due to lack of funding via Patreon. This webcomic is set in a [[AlternateContinuity slightly alternate version of the game]], where the game operates under different rules and the characters seem to have slightly different personalities. This webcomic has been apparantly cancelled, as the Website/{{Tumblr}} blog for the page has now been removed.

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''TOME''[='s=] Script Supervisor, Liz Losey, has begun a webcomic of the reboot titled ''TOME:Respec'', [[SeriesHiatus although it has not seen any new updates since September 2014]] due to lack of funding via Patreon. This webcomic is set in a [[AlternateContinuity slightly alternate version of the game]], where the game operates under different rules and the characters seem to have slightly different personalities. This webcomic has been apparantly apparently cancelled, as the Website/{{Tumblr}} blog for the page has now been removed.
removed. As Liz Losey has now disassociated herself with anything to do with TOME, this webcomic is definitively over.


* FusionDance: [[spoiler(Alpha+Zetto = Alphazet (Composite), Alpha+Kagemamoru = Virus-fused Alpha (Power Booster))]]

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* FusionDance: [[spoiler(Alpha+Zetto [[spoiler:(Alpha+Zetto = Alphazet (Composite), Alpha+Kagemamoru = Virus-fused Alpha (Power Booster))]]


* AntiVillain: Demonking. He just wants the money to go back to school, okay?

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* AntiVillain: Demonking. He just wants the money to go back to school, okay?okay? [[spoiler: Also, ultimately, Kizuna.]]



*** None of the above even come CLOSE to Episode 14: Monstrosities. [[spoiler: It's the penultimate episode of the entire series, and features Kajet finally being released from its "egg form", attempting to destroy the world of TOME as the true shadow guard beast. When the only thing that was supposed to be able to stop it- the Dragon Bug- is finally completed, it ALSO goes haywire and becomes almost as bad as Kajet. In addition to THAT, EVERY SINGLE MEMBER of the main cast was either logged off, incapacitated, or possibly even killed, except for the Netkings, (who are helpless to stop either monstrosity), Kizuna, who's status is unknown, and Alpha, who, after realizing all of his friends are gone, goes through a HeroicBSOD, letting loose a SkywardScream. Only Gamecrazed's status is left unknown...]]

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*** None ** The most whammy of the above even come CLOSE to bunch is Episode 14: Monstrosities. [[spoiler: It's the penultimate episode of the entire series, and features Kajet finally being released from its "egg form", attempting to destroy the world of TOME as the true shadow guard beast. When the only thing that was supposed to be able to stop it- the Dragon Bug- is finally completed, it ALSO goes haywire and becomes almost as bad as Kajet. In addition to THAT, EVERY SINGLE MEMBER of the main cast was either logged off, incapacitated, or possibly even killed, except for the Netkings, (who are helpless to stop either monstrosity), Kizuna, who's status is unknown, and Alpha, who, after realizing all of his friends are gone, goes through a HeroicBSOD, letting loose a SkywardScream. Only Gamecrazed's status is left unknown...]]

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* TakeThat: [[spoiler: Rubirules]]'s MotiveRant in the final episode has segments which are almost word-for-word identical to a scathing review Egoraptor left on the first episode's Newgrounds upload.
-->'''Egoraptor''': Take a step back and realize that there are some people who deserve to be listened to because they know what the fuck they're talking about.
-->'''[[spoiler: Rubirules]]''': Maybe, just maybe, you should take a step back and realize that I deserve to be listened to, because I actually know what the ''[[PrecisionFStrike fuck]]'' I'm talking about!

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