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Basic Trope: An extremely hard game.
  • Straight: Tropers: All Stars is a Platform Game which the game's enemies and attacks are hard to dodge.
  • Exaggerated:
  • Downplayed: The game is a bit challenging and tricky, but it is still not hard since intermediate players can get the hang of it.
  • Justified: All Stars is intended for players who have mastered the original Tropers.
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  • Inverted: Tropers: All Stars is a ridiculously easy game.
  • Subverted: Early Game Hell
  • Double Subverted: ...For some of the game, anyway.
  • Parodied:
    • The characters are seen in the next level with tons of injuries.... which is simply spilled tomato juice on their shirts.
    • When you first start Tropers, a smiling character is there. Once you play the first few levels, the smiling character now is furious with boxing gloves. note 
  • Zig Zagged:
  • Averted:
    • The game has difficulty options.
    • The game has a normal difficulty.
  • Enforced: Trolling Creator
  • Lampshaded: "You'll never make it! Hahahahahahahahhahahahahahahahaha!"
  • Invoked: When the game is loading, a message on the screen reads: "Remember that kind of game for the Nintendo Entertainment System? Tropers: All-Stars is like that."
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  • Exploited: Emperor Evulz sends his strongest minions.
  • Defied:
    • The player chooses the strongest weapon in the beginning.
    • The player chooses Easy difficulty instead of Normal.
  • Discussed: "Have you heard of the term, Nintendo Hard? Those mooks are like 'em."
  • Conversed: "When I was your age, I played games like these, kid."
  • Played For Laughs: All enemies wield Kalashnikov rifles that shoot bullets at the speed of light, instantly kill the player if they touch him and breathe fire. The player has a plastic replica gun that shoots a small flag that says "Pew!" and dies when he stubs his toe.

My my, have you been done playing with Nintendo Hard, player? Well, we have more to do......

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