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"Hmm, let's see now. Something amiss here... Hmph... I'll run through it. Ho, Ha ha, Guard, Turn, Parry, Dodge, Spin, Ha, Thrust! Beak Snap! Got it!"
Daffy Duck, Robin Hood Daffy (1958)

A particular kind of natter that is similar to Thread Mode. This occurs in Video Game and Traditional Game tropes when a list of examples gets derailed into a discussion about game mechanics or a simple list of information about the game in question. Boss Battle tropes and tropes about game difficulty are likely to get caught up in this.


For example, let's say Alice adds the Puppy Stomper 3000 to That One Boss. Bob follows this up by stating, "Actually, the Puppy Stomper isn't tough if you have the Ring of Puppy Protection, which only requires you to do X, Y and Z." Then Clara comes by and adds, "To be fair, you need Sven in your party to use the Ring of Puppy Protection. It's easier to use the Stick of Puppy Protection, which only requires you to bring the Ring of Puppy Protection to the Ring Transumation Fairy in Scary Town."

While it is understandable why this happens, we're not GameFAQs. Trope examples should be generic enough that those who aren't familiar with the game can understand them, and shouldn't be cluttered with something like the exact attack strength of a weapon or helpful asides about which two of the three Bonus Bosses can be affected by the Game-Breaker.


Note: You can put such things on this site, but they belong in the Trivia namespace for that work.

Tropes that often fall victim to this include:

Alternative Title(s): We Are Not Game FA Qs, Strategy Guide Mode


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