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1%% Administrivia/ZeroContextExample entries are not allowed on wiki pages. All such entries have been commented out. Add context to the entries before uncommenting them.께%% YMMV tropes have been commented out until the Roleplay Maintenance thread has decided how to deal with subjective subpages.께One nice day in [[FanNickname Japanifornia]], Manfred Von Karma decides that the only way to get proper revenge on the lawyers who bested him is to form a OmniscientCouncilOfVagueness, so the combined evil of the members will rain misfortune upon Phoenix Wright, (former) Ace Attorney and friends. Of course, the plan fails and he ends up with a NotSoOmniscientCouncilOfBickering instead, their only achievements in weeks being to not kill each other (barely). After a severe strain of hijinks, caused by such sources as a flamewar between Dahlia Hawthorne and Kristoph Gavin, Matt Engarde making imaginary friends with [[Franchise/ResidentEvil Wesker]], and an uprising Yaoi-movement among the female members, the group finally is lucky enough to capture Trucy Wright. The victory doesn't last long, however; Trucy escapes after causing some havoc, using her gathered knowledge to form her own group to counter the "Lawbreakers": The "Anything Society". A fierce war between the two fractions soon ensues.께And this is where our actual story begins...께Imagine a dedicated ''Franchise/AceAttorney'' fan sitting down and deciding to write [[SturgeonsLaw a decent fanfiction about comedy but also character exploration, while staying fairly close to the source-canon.]]. You got that? Good. Now imagine [[UpToEleven fifty fans doing this at once. Together.]]께''Anything Agency Vs Lawbreakers RP'' is an Ace Attorney themed RolePlayingGame, which originated on the backup Forums of, the most popular community in the fandom. Starting out as a blatant (and admitted) rip-off of "[[WebVideo/YuGiOhTheAbridgedSeries Marik's Evil Council Of Doom]]", heavily reliant on {{slapstick}} humor and other tropes related to the NotSoOmniscientCouncilOfBickering, the roleplay was subjected to a severe CerebusSyndrome after the rival Society was introduced and changed to feature a comparably steady, drama-based plot, somewhat reminiscent of shonen anime. Character exploration and development have become the norm for most of the more engaged players. The RP stays surprisingly close to the spirit of the ''Ace Attorney'' series, except for the places where it goes ''really'' insane.께Due to the vastly different sources of input, MoodWhiplash can quickly ensure at any given time in the game, as comedic and dramatic moments often quickly alternate. Inner Conflict, Doubts, Traumas and Suppressed Fears make up a good portion of the plot. The fact that one of the top 10 most active players also just so happens to be [[Fanfic/ACompleteTurnabout the author of a certain fanfic]] should tell you enough about what kind of story you're about to encounter.께The roleplay can be found [[ here]]. In 2013 it received a spin-off in ''Alternate Attorney'', which can be found [[ here]].----!!''Anything Agency Vs Lawbreakers RP'' contains examples of:께* ActionCommands: Larry and Lance fought like they were in a video game. A+B+C Ha Cha Cha!%%* AirVentPassageway: Alba's castle and the fighter jet sent to attack the hotel in Austria had these. * AlmightyMom: [[spoiler:Lamiroir]]. So much. It helps that she is among world's most skilled Illusionists, ever since she regained her memory.* AlternateUniverse: In reference to ''Fanfic/ACompleteTurnabout'', one of the [=RPers=] had Meekins get overtaken by an alternate version of himself after some Plot-car hijinks. [[spoiler:Said character has since disappeared following The Moneybags Arc, meaning that regular Meekins is back.]]* AnnoyingYoungerSibling: Trucy does have her moments. Most of them are related to either Apollo's hair or his wallet. * AnArmAndALeg : Ka-Shi Nou accidentally blows his arm off in the fight with Slee Z. Moneybags. He gets better, though.* AscendedExtra: Characters like Ka-Shi Nou who had no role in the original games aside from being, well, dead, are on the roster and some of them are even rather active as well.* BackFromTheDead: Pretty much every previously-dead character can be resurrected thanks to [[spoiler:Trucy's wish.]]* BeneathTheMask: We are given a look into the thoughts of several characters. Most of them are (even) a lot more troubled on the inside than they look on the outside. * BigBad: Each arc arguably has one. Arc 0/1 has Manfred Von Karma, Arc 2 has Kristoph, Arc 3 has Yogi, Arc 4 has [[spoiler:no-one, although a case could be made for Meekins or Godot]] and Arc 5 is [[spoiler:Slea Z. Moneybags.]]* BigDamnHeroes: A couple of times, both during the rescue of Phoenix Wright from the remaining Lawbreakers, as well as when Wright saved Edgeworth from Castle Karma's security system.* BlackComedy: Dahlia mentioned at one point that she lives on a diet consisting of Orphan Souls. It is yet unknown whether she was joking or serious about this.* {{Brainwashed}}: The Lawbreakers manipulate Melissa into using her powers to do this to [[spoiler:Trucy and Edgeworth.]]%%* BrainwashedAndCrazy: [[spoiler:Trucy]] under Manfred's control.* BreakTheCutie: That's what happens when you let the author of ''Fanfic/ACompleteTurnabout'' get her hands on a {{Pollyanna}} like Trucy Wright. [[spoiler:Moneybags]] succeeded in breaking her by [[ColdBloodedTorture brutally torturing her in several methods]]. So broken was she that she went into a coma.* BrokenAce: Miles Edgeworth [[spoiler:after he fails to shoot Kristoph in order to save Gregory, and gets shot by Kristoph instead.]]* BrokenPedestal: Franziska (finally) realizes what a cruel, heartless monster her father is.* TheCameo: Matt Engarde has [[Franchise/ResidentEvil Wesker]] for an ImaginaryFriend and Hickfield Clinic now seems to be populated by characters from ''Videogame/TraumaCenter'' and the cast of ''Series/{{Scrubs}}'', and Ka-Shi Nou has a large supply of [[VideoGame/HalfLife headcrabs]].* CerebusSyndrome: Around the time the Anything society got formed, the story became a lot more serious.* CessationOfExistence: This is how [[spoiler:Dahlia]] meets her end... Or so she thinks.%%* TheCharacterDiedWithHim: Sato and Ryu, R-Pers of Iris, Lauren, Matt and Wellington died, and their characters were being blocked and written out of the plot, most noticabley with Iris, who is slowly dying.* TheChessmaster: Subverted with [[spoiler:Alternate!Meekins]] as he believed he was one of these, though he was always outmatched at every turn, which resulted in his defeat and eventual disappearance.%%** Karma and Kristoph.* ChronicBackstabbingDisorder: The Lawbreakers can't seem to stop backstabbing each other, or at the very least refrain from insulting each other at every given opportunity, strong examples being Joe Darke and the AU Mike Meekins.* ContinuityPorn: Pearl Fey's been looking into the minds of other characters, and references are made to actions that happened a while back in the RP, including actions that haven't happened at all.* ConvenientComa: [[spoiler:Godot]] slips into one after TakingTheBullet for Mia.* CrackPairing: In-universe. A rumor somehow got started that Trucy Wright was in love with Kristoph Gavin. The characters reactions upon hearing of it range from being mildly grossed out to destroying the nearest Gavinners CD they can find.%%* CreepyChild: Melissa, half the time. No surprise, given she is [[spoiler:Dahlia Hawthorne after a screwed up revival.]]* CuteAndPsycho: Averted. Since the characters already all know each other, there is no use for the villainous girls to play nice, and so characters like April May or Dahlia Hawthorne only use their cutesy smiley and DisneyCreaturesOfTheFarce in order to make fun of others or play around.* DarkerAndEdgier: This is an RP where Gumshoe [[GentleGiant of all characters]] is willing to outright shoot Lawbreakers without a second thought. Weakly justified by a hostage situation that went wrong for Gumshoe. Generally, every character's gone through at least one totally demoralizing experience either pre-RP or during the RP.* DemotedToExtra: Several characters, most obviously Maya and Kay, don't get as much screen time or development as they would have gotten in the game. Especially noticeable in Maya's case, since even when she should technically be close by, Pearl still gets most or even ''all'' of the screen time. Has to do with the fact that their [=RPers=] live in different timezones than the [=RPers=] who play Phoenix and Edgeworth respectively. * TheDogWasTheMastermind: Not exactly kept a secret, but it was [[spoiler:Polly]] who was the brains of the plot to assassinate Mia.* DrunkenMaster: J. Udge is probably this, given his tendency to [[ItMakesSenseInContext fly off]] and drink at any bar he can find, and then proceeding to do something ranging from sinking a country into the ocean or traveling into the future for a vital device that isn't ready yet.* EarlyInstallmentWeirdness: Reading about the Lawbreaker's grand plot to win Phoenix a free holiday is strange even when compared to the more absurd story lines that took place after CerebusSyndrome kicked in.* EasyAmnesia: No, [[spoiler:Apollo]], hitting your head on the next wall in order to establish a psychic connection to [[spoiler:Trucy]] was ''not'' one of your best ideas.* EvenEvilHasStandards: ** Ka-Shi Nou states this repeatedly, despite the fact he tends to burn down orphanages.** [[spoiler:Moneybags]] makes mention of having them, but from what he's mentioned, they're very, very twisted.* EyeScream: The Judge stabbed a Plot Co. Secretary through the eye with a crowbar.* FaceHeelTurn: [[spoiler:Godot]] is thrown out of the Anything Agency for kidnapping and torturing Dahlia, and eventually arrests Apollo with the intention of prosecuting him.* FirstPersonSmartass: Wright, Apollo, and Edgeworth have their moments where they snark to themselves, but strangely, Gumshoe also seems to have joined in on the act.* FrothyMugsOfWater: ** Phoenix regularly drowns his sorrows in "Grape Juice". This even seems to be what enables him to stay impossibly cool while being tortured horrifyingly in the evil lair.** Averted with The Judge, who heavily and explicitly drinks alcohol. * GettingCrapPastTheRadar: Just about every situation involving Cammy Meele and Miles Edgeworth. Yes, Every situation. So much gets past the radar it's almost a parody of this trope. Has now been upgraded to basically being Cammy and anyone. At this point, we're not even sure the radar exists. If it does, it's a radar system held together by duct tape and Elmer's Glue.* GhostInTheMachine: Phoenix, Klavier, Kay, and especially Trucy have had moments in which they were basically talking to themselves in their mind. %%* HeelFaceRevolvingDoor * HeelFaceTurn: ** Calisto Yew eventually joins the Anything Agency and even adopts Machi Tobaye.** [[spoiler:[[TheDragon Haugh Bludd]]]] helps the heroes out during the final battle of the Moneybags arc.* ImaginaryFriend: Wesker to Matt Engarde. Also, Trucy recently built up a whole Imaginary Universe for herself in her Dream Sequences, populated by imaginary versions of her friends and family - and by that we mean that there are ''fifteen'' Apollos and at very least three Phoenixes running around there.* ImportantHaircut: The chapter where Trucy secretly gives her Daddy a shave while he's sleeping is immediately succeeded by him putting on his old Lawyer's suit and becoming a more serious person again. %%* JerkWithAHeartOfGold: Alternate!Meekins and Yew.* KnightInSourArmor: While Phoenix gradually warms up and finally casts his armor off almost completely over the course of the RP, poor Detective Gumshoe apparently got three whole layers of it somewhere between T&T and this.* KnightTemplarBigBrother: Apollo would ram his head into a wall in order to make sure Trucy's safe. [[spoiler:In fact, he did.]]* LaserGuidedAmnesia: Miles Edgeworth [[spoiler:has his memories erased by Melissa.]]* LoadsAndLoadsOfCharacters: Almost every Ace Attorney character currently is or has been at some point used in the RP. * LoveTriangle: Maggey loves both Gumshoe and [[spoiler:Dustin]], and they both love her back (making this a type 7). A platonic version of this would be Trucy with Phoenix and Zak.* LukeIAmYourFather: Thalassa/Lamiroir towards Trucy and Apollo.* MacGuffin: Quite literally called that. Apparently the source of all plot, and from where [[spoiler:Moneybags]] was spawned from. It is also responsible for the resurrection of every single dead character in the series.* MadeOfEvil: [[spoiler:Slee Z. Moneybags]] is revealed as being pure, sentient plot during the attempted rescue of Trucy. It is unknown how this happened.* MakeoverMontage: Invoked with Trucy trying to play Makeover-Fairy for a sleeping Phoenix, but turns into a disaster: Turns out Nick's hair is resistant to brushing, combing and, to some degree, even ''shaving''. Phoenix finally is forced to finish the half-done makeover himself once he wakes up. Oh, and Trucy now owes Edgeworth a new comb.* NoFourthWall: Characters break the fourth wall so often that at this point the fourth wall literally jumped off a cliff. Typically lampshaded by having the fourth wall brutalized shortly after the break was made. %%* NoMrBondIExpectYouToDine: Bruto Cadaverini to Miles Edgeworth.* NoodleIncident: Udge fought a [[RecycledInSpace Zombie Apocalypse on the moon.]] He was also involved in something to do with Oatmeal.%%* ObfuscatingStupidity: Yogi and Ini have their moments. [[spoiler:Polly]] is a more straight version of this trope. * OlderThanTheyLook: Due to a lack of Apollo Justice Sprites for them, half of the characters seem to have just stopped aging in 2019. Averted in some cases, such as with Pearl Fey and Cody Hackins, whose sprites have been modified to look older.%%* OnlyAFleshWound: Played straight with Franziska, Phoenix, Rhoda, Dessie, and pretty much everyone that got shot in the RP. Averted with [[spoiler:Edgeworth]].* OnlySaneMan: Gumshoe seems to be the only character that questions the logic of certain events, such as Castle Karma being able to fly. Eventually he just gave up on it.* PlotDevice: There is literally a kind of technology called "Plot", which can alter and change reality in any way the [=RPers=] wish. It started with the RunningGag of the "Plot-Car" and has since extended to Planes, Buses, Bikes, Elevators, Carpets, Gavels, Wheelchairs, and Air Conditioning.* PoorCommunicationKills: Trucy and Kay towards each other. Almost all of their conversations end with Kay running in terror and Trucy facepalming at how the dialogue progressed. * PutOnABus: When the cameos were ordered to be removed, The Daleks almost immediately went into space, "never to be seen again outside of a possible cameo after the RP ends".* RealLifeWritesThePlot: Due to the untimely deaths of their [=RPers=], Engarde, Wellington, Iris, and Lauren were written out.%%* RedemptionEqualsDeath: For [[spoiler:Dahlia Hawthorne. She gets better.]]* RefugeInAudacity: Ka-Shi Nou frequently gouges people's heart's out... WITH A SPOON!* RunningGag: ** Originally a joke was made that every vehicle has three speeds: Stop, Fast, and Speed of Plot. Now it has expanded to nearly every vehicle out there running on the power of plot to explain away people moving too fast to make sense.** A more recent one: "Trucy Wright has a crush on Kristoph Gavin. Pass it on."* SharingABody: Due to messing with {{Plot Device}}s, Phoenix and Pearl, as well as Trucy and Maya. Actually Maya seems to be able to jump between the Spirit Realm, Mia's mind and Trucy's mind, but the rest of the cast doesn't realize this.* ShoutOut: Numerous. ** ''VideoGame/{{Portal}}'' has been referenced countless times.** Edgeworth at one point mentions having watched ''WesternAnimation/BatmanTheAnimatedSeries'' in his childhood. ** Udge watches ''WesternAnimation/XMenEvolution'', performs [[VideoGame/MortalKombat Fatalities,]] and has the middle name of [[VideoGame/HalfLife Gordon Freeman]]. ** Maya toured through Nick's mind, referencing ''Franchise/TheLegendOfZelda'', ''Franchise/SuperMarioBros'' and ''Franchise/FinalFantasy'' on the way. Including 8-bit and 16-bit sprites.** Moneybags believes that [[Film/TheDarkKnight Some Men Just Want to Watch the World Burn.]]** In no particular order, ''Film/BackToTheFuture'', ''Series/{{Scrubs}}'', ''VideoGame/TraumaCenter'', ''VideoGame/MetalSlug'', ''[[VideoGame/CommandandConquerGenerals Command and Conquer]]'', ''VideoGame/PunchOut'', ''Sonny 2'', the already mentioned things, [[VideoGame/BlazBlue Hazama]], ''[[VideoGame/PerfectDark Perfect Dark Zero]]'', ''VideoGame/GhostTrick'' and a heck of alot of other stuff.* SplitPersonalityTakeover: Ron's alter-ego [[spoiler:Mask De Masque]] develops a mind of his own and takes over. %%** There was also [[spoiler:AU Mike Meekins.]]%%* StepfordSmiler: Only hinted at in canon, it turns out that several characters, most prominently Trucy, are this.%%* TakingTheBullet: [[spoiler:Godot for Mia.]]* ThisIsForEmphasisBitch: "That'll teach you to never mess with [[CloudCuckoolander Jonathan Gordon Freeman Udge]], bitch!"* TravelingAtTheSpeedOfPlot: Originally a joke, and now turned into the various Plot-vehicles to explain away why everyone can travel that fast.* TooDumbToLive: Terry Fawles. Justified in that he's been out of society for longer than most of the characters in the RP, so his driving a car into a building because the GPS told him the location was on his left is believable.%%** This is Mike Meekins boiled down to a single trope. %%* UsedToBeASweetKid: [[spoiler:Dahlia.]]* VillainousRescue: [[spoiler:Moneybags]], of all people, swoops in and rescues Apollo from being declared the head of the Lawbreakers, while at the same time nailing the actual one. Needless to say, Manfred von Karma was not amused.* WiseBeyondTheirYears: Played with. Pearl Fey often seems to be this, until you remember that she is, technically, 15 years old.* YaoiFangirl: Yew and Franziska, not surprising, considering their [[Tropers/BuddyFaithAKADiego RPer.]]%%* {{Yandere}}: Messing with Plot Devices turns [[spoiler:Iris]] into one.----


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