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1[[quoteright:350:[[VideoGame/FinalFantasyX2 https://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/ffx-2_concert_op2_7844.jpg]]]]²[[caption-width-right:350:Arena concerts are all about this.]]²²All forms of showing off in a work, to wow the audience. Frequently used to set the mood and serve the RuleOfCool.²²For example, for LiveActionTV, this includes scenery, [[LightingTropes lighting]], props, costuming, makeup, background music, sound effects, and SpecialEffects in general. For ComicBooks, it includes things like coloring and lettering. And so on.²²The name comes from Creator/{{Aristotle}}'s ''Literature/{{Poetics}}'' and is used more broadly here. He considered using spectacle to cover deficiencies in plot and character a flaw. If they are just in addition to good plots and characters, then these are just a bonus.²²Not to be confused with GlassesTropes.²²See also GarnishingTheStory, OpulentOutfits, and RuleOfIndex.²²----²[[index]]²!!Tropes:²[floatboxright:²'''Categories:'''²+ AbandonedArea²+ TheBeautifulTropes²+ BodyLanguage²+ BreakingAndDestructionTropes²+ CameraTricks²+ CelebrationTropes²+ ChaseScene²+ CostumeTropes²+ DancingTropes²+ EyeTropes²+ FightScene²+ GlassesTropes²+ {{Heliotropes}}²+ HairTropes²+ LightingTropes²+ MangaEffects²+ MusicalNumberIndex²+ PartyAtMyIndex²+ PersonalAppearanceTropes²+ RaceTropes²+ RuleOfGlamorous²+ SmileTropes²+ ScoreAndMusicTropes²+ SensoryIndex²+ SoundFXTropes²+ StatuesMonumentsAndMemorials²+ StellarIndex²+ StockVisualMetaphors²+ StuffBlowingUp²+ {{Stripperiffic}}²+ TropesThatGoBoom²+ WeatherAndEnvironment²]²* TwoDVisualsThreeDEffects: A traditionally animated cartoon has some elements that are clearly created using three-dimensional computer graphics.²* ActionHoggingOpening: The opening sequence of a television series has more action than the actual show does.²* AlienLandmass²* AlienSea²* AlienSky²* AllDesertsHaveCacti²* AmazingTechnicolorBattlefield²* AnimalBattleAura²* ArtificialOutdoorsDisplay²* AstralFinale²* AwesomeUnderwaterWorld²* SugarWiki/AwesomeArt²* BadVibrations²* BatteringRam²* BattleAmongstTheFlames²* BattleAura²* BattleInTheRain²* BehindTheBlack²* BigBallOfViolence: When two or more characters get into a fight, they become a ball of smoke with fists and feet repeatedly poking out.²* TheBigBoard²* BigDamPlot²* BillionsOfButtons²* BookshelfDominoes²* BuildLikeAnEgyptian²* BulletSparks²* BurnBabyBurn²* BusbyBerkeleyNumber²* CarPorn²* CaveMouth²* ChunkyUpdraft²* {{Chiaroscuro}}²* CobwebJungle²* CometOfDoom²* ConfettiDrop²* ConspicuousConsumption²* ConspicuouslyLightPatch²* ConstructionIsAwesome²* CoolChair²* CostumePorn²* CowTools²* CreationSequence²* CrystalSpiresAndTogas²* DesertSkull²* DesolationShot²* DestinationDefenestration²* DirtForcefield²* DisasterDominoes²* DiscretionShot: Moments where the scene cuts away or obscures something to prevent the audience from seeing it.²* DoNotAdjustYourSet: Taking over all TV channels to deliver a message.²* DragonsUpTheYinYang²* DramaticLandfallShot²* DramaticSpotlight²* EditorialSynaesthesia²* EEqualsMCHammer: Nonsensical or incorrect math equations.²* EerilyOutOfPlaceObject²* EiffelTowerEffect²* EmpathicEnvironment²* EpicLaunchSequence²* EpicMovie²* EpilepticFlashingLights²* ExcessiveSteamSyndrome²* EveryBulletIsATracer²* EveryCarIsAPinto: Cars explode when they crash.²* EverythingMakesAMushroom: A mushroom cloud appears even though the explosion did not involve radiation of any kind.²* ExplosiveInstrumentation²* {{Eyedscreen}}²* FakeOutFadeOut²* {{Fanfare}}²* FantasticFireworks²* FartsOnFire²* FashionShow²* FighterLaunchingSequence²* FinalBattleInducedShirtLoss²* FireMeansChaos²* FirstTimeInTheSun²* FlagDrop²* FlamingHair²* FlauntingYourFleets²* FlashyTeleportation²* FloorboardFailure²* Franks2000InchTV²* FungusHumongous²* TheFutureIsNoir²* GrandStaircaseEntrance²* GratuitousSpecialEffects²* GreatBallsOfFire²* HandPuppet²* HeartLight²* HitFlash²* HollywoodDarkness²* HumanCannonball²* HurlItIntoTheSun²* IfYouCanReadThis²* ImmortalLifeIsCheap²* ImpressivePyrotechnics²* ImprobableCover²* IncendiaryExponent²* InstantRunes²* InstantThunder²* InterestingSituationDuel²* ItsGoingDown²* KnifeThrowingAct²* MadeOfExplodium: An object that easily explodes.²* MadeOfIncendium: An object that easily catches on fire.²* ManOnFire²* MarkedChange²* MidairBobbing²* ModelDissonance²* MonumentalDamage²* MonumentalDamageResistance²* MonumentalView²* MoodDissonance²* MotorcycleOnTheCoastRoad²* MundaneMadeAwesome: A mundane task is described or depicted in a way that it looks much more impressive and exciting.²* {{Muppet}}²* NaturalSpotlight²* NoOSHACompliance: A workplace has enough hazards that realistically the business would be forced to shut down if they didn't make the necessary changes to prevent endangering employees.²* NothingButSkulls²* NuclearCandle²* ObviousStuntDouble: During the more dangerous scenes, the actor's stunt double clearly doesn't look a thing like the actor they're filling in for.²* OceanAwe²* OffTheShelfFX²* OminousMultipleScreens²* OneWomanWail²* PastelChalkedFreezeFrame²* PhosphorEssence²* PillarOfLight²* {{Pixellation}}²* PowerDyesYourHair²* PowerEchoes²* PowerFloats²* PowerGivesYouWings²* PowerGlows²* PreExplosionBuildup²* PreExplosionGlow²* PowerMakesYourHairGrow²* PowerMakesYourVoiceDeep²* ThePowerOfRock²* RainOfBlood²* RaygunGothic²* RealPlaceBackground²* RidiculouslyPotentExplosive²* RingOfFire²* RockersSmashGuitars²* RodAndReelRepurposed²* RollOutTheRedCarpet²* TheRuinsICaused²* RuleOfPerception²* SceneOfWonder²* SceneryDissonance²* SceneryGorn²* SceneryPorn: Highly detailed backgrounds.²* ScreenShake²* ScrewTheElectricBill²* ShortLivedAerialEscape²* SiegeEngines²* SerkisFolk: Animated characters are brought to life from computer-generated models controlled by people in costumes.²* ShiftingSituationDuel²* ShinyLookingSpaceships²* ShootTheMoney²* ShowyInvincibleHero²* SicklyGreenGlow²* SigilSpam²* SignatureShot²* SinisterSilhouettes²* SkywardScream²* SlowMotionPassBy²* SomebodySetUpUsTheBomb²* SpecialEffects²* SpecialEffectsEvolution²* SpecialEffectBranding²* SpecialEffectFailure²* SphereOfDestruction²* SphereOfPower²* SpoofingInTheRain²* StandardEstablishingSpaceshipShot²* StandardizedSpaceViews²* StarringSpecialEffects ²* StopMotionLighting²* StreamingStars²* StuffBlowingUp²* SummerBlockbuster²* SuperMovePortraitAttack²* SwissArmyTears: Crying on anyone or anything will magically solve your problems.²* SwordSparks²* SymbolicBlood²* TaintedVeins²* TaxidermyTerror²* TechnicolorDeath²* TechnologyPorn²* ThroatLight²* TickertapeParade²* ToppledStatue²* TransformationSequence²* TrashcanBonfire²* TronLines²* ATruceWhileWeGawk²* UnflinchingWalk²* UnrelatedEffects²* UnsoundEffect: Onomatopoeia is used for actions that can't really be heard.²* UsedFuture²* VisibleInvisibility: An invisible character is depicted in a way that the audience can still see them even though the other characters can't.²* VolcanicVeins²* VomitDiscretionShot: When a character is about to vomit, the work either cuts to the next scene or has the character bend over out of frame before they start heaving.²* VomitIndiscretionShot: A character pukes and the work actually shows them horking on-screen.²* WackyStartupWorkplace: Amenities used to show off. ²* WeaponizedLandmark²* TheWorldIsJustAwesome²* {{Wormsign}}²* WrittenRoar²* WrittenSoundEffect²* YouHaveToBurnTheWeb²* YourHeadASplode²* {{Zeerust}}²[[/index]]²----

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