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Basic Trope: The option to adjust the severity of inappropriate content.

  • Straight: Troper Wars 2 has an option to turn off blood and bleep out swear words.
  • Exaggerated: Troper Wars 2 has a menu with a long list of every inappropriate thing in the game that the player can toggle on or off, ranging from removing blood to replacing alcoholic drinks with soda to removing cigarettes from certain characters' models to being able to choose what particular words to bleep out from a list of all swear words.
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  • Downplayed: Troper Wars 2 has an option to reduce the amount of blood when enemies are shot, but not to completely eliminate it.
  • Justified:
    • Turning off blood causes the characters to switch to non-lethal weaponry. For convenience's sake, it takes the same amount of shots to incapacitate an enemy as it would to kill them with a regular weapon.
    • The player can choose to play as one of two soldiers, one who is a Sir Swears-a-Lot.
  • Inverted: Troper Wars 2 has a cheat code that increases the amount of blood produced by enemies.
  • Subverted: Troper Wars 2 has an option to turn off gore, but enemies still bleed when shot.
  • Double Subverted: One boss later in the game has a particularly gruesome death scene that is replaced with a normal death animation if gore was turned off.
  • Parodied: Disabling gore causes the blood to be replaced with flowers, and the enemies' screams become laughter.
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  • Zig Zagged: Disabling gore only stops certain enemies from bleeding.
  • Averted: There is no option to remove blood or swearing.
  • Enforced: "Troper Wars 1 sold well, but some players complained that the gore and swearing was too much for them. Let's add an option to remove these things in the sequel so we can sell our game to younger players."
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  • Conversed:
    "Is it really okay for you to be playing Troper Wars 2 with your little sister?"
    "Don't worry, I turned off the blood and swearing in the options menu."

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