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Note that a lot of these quotes can also overlap with Game Over. However, not all of these necessitate a game over to trigger.

               YOU FAIL IT!
               - BYE-BYE! -
Blazing Star, if you don't beat a boss within the time limit

"Full Combo! Result: FAILED."
Any jubeat announcer, if you get a full combo but (somehow) don't meet the score quota

It's official: you suck!

"Indy's failure to subdue a 60 year old U-Boat captain allowed the Nazis to conquer the world."

"Look at those numbers, Dogmeat! They look like reconstituted frog slime! I'm shippin' you back to flight school! SEE HOW YOU LIKE FLYIN' A DESK, SPUD-BRAIN!!"
Ghost, Sewer Shark

"The life of an adventurer is full of the unexpected. For instance, you did not expect to be dead. And now you are."
Blades of Avernum

"A pulselaser blast to the forehead is not your idea of fun. Fortunately it didn't hit anything important."
Space Quest III

"Sylvester Stallone just told me I suck!"
Noah "The Spoony One" Antwiler, Demolition Man

"But hey! At least you get a little animation after you die! (slurred) Here's a lollipop after your doctor's visit! Uh, you may have herpes, but it... tastes like cinnamon!"
JonTron, on Space Ace for the SNES


"No need to fear, all you need to do is restore your game. What do you mean, 'Restore WHAT game?'"

"The perfectly preserved remains of your body will be found by explorers, two thousand years from now. Your mission and your life end here."
Lone Wolf, The Caverns of Kalte

There was a Manhunter from New York
Who once took a walk in the park.
He stepped on a mine
Should have read the sign
Now he's scattered from dusk to dark.

"Flaming debris is not meant to be hugged."
— The online flash game Focus

"[Player Name] likes to play in magma."

"That's right. You have no head. That darn pool was filled with acid. You obviously can't go on living that way."
Space Quest 1, after Roger Wilco tastes or smells an acid pool

"Happy Hunger Games! And may the odds be ever in your favor!"


Public Enemy No. 1: "Come back when you lose your fear of flying!"
No money for repairs
"Well, you're dead. Again. This planet just doesn't seem very safe now, does it. Well, you ponder that in the afterlife while I find something better to do."

"Who gave you permission to take a hit, Alpha 1?!"

"The word "defeated" does not exist in the Lagerkvist dictionary. I trust you understand?"
Petra Johanna Lagerkvist, Arcana Heart 3

"I... can't lose! Please, give me one more chance!"
Heart Aino, Arcana Heart 3

Got the humanoid!
Got the intruder!

geeettttttt dunked on!!!
Undertale, if you fall to I Surrender, Suckers.

"This spot marks our grave. But you may rest here too, if you like."
Lothric, Younger Prince, Dark Souls III'

"(name) is an ex-worm"

Diablo III, unless you're playing in Hardcore mode


"Build up longer chains by making fewer mistakes. Huge scores await!"
Linka, Groove Coaster 3: Link Fever

You Lose!
Meteos, in a versus match

"Hey! Why don't you just get up and dance, man?!"

"I'll say something really teary at the funeral, like... 'HOW AM I GONNA GET CHANGED BACK NOW?'!"


Game, set, match!
Megumi Kitaniji, The World Ends with You

Open up your world!

You have got a new title!
First Black Mark
Wangan Midnight Maximum Tune (most versions), if you break the "no losses in Story Mode" challenge from Stage 41 onwards

Masaki, chapter 20: Give up, kid.
JPP Sonoda, chapter 34: You're the one with lame skills!
Racer Wannabe A, chapter 51: Later!
— Various "chapter lost" lines from Wangan Midnight Maximum Tune 4

You were dominated by (player)! What a shame!

You've fainted.
Reward decreased by
(maximum reward / 3)z.
Returning to camp...


"You're out of business!"
"Are we having fun yet?"
"It was fun while it lasted."

Cranky's Advice: git gud

You ran out of time—test failed.
You let an 8-ball fall—test failed.
You didn't bust all the crates—test failed.
You took damage—test failed.
The orb broke—test failed.
You ran out of ink—test failed.
C.Q. Cumber, Splatoon 2: Octo Expansion

The Medical Board will be notified.
Operation Failed
Trauma Center (multiple games)

"Please, don't disappoint me. I'm counting on you."
Weiß, Arcana Heart 3

"Holding your pee in for too long caused you to die a horrible death."

Uh-oh. Sneezy diseasey!
Uh-oh. You're 'snot' looking so good.
Welcome to bed-and-barf town. Population: you.
Various game over messages in The Loud House game "Germ Squirmish"

Unlucky! Looks like the cold finally got to you, too!

Oh, it's you again. You died so carelessly...

DJMAX Online

DJMAX Portable 2

(clang) YOU FAILED!
DJMAX Technika 2

Looks like Chalmers has shown you the door. If only you'd opened yours in the first place.
Looks like you couldn't stand the heat, but didn't get out of the kitchen!
Maybe leaving your boss to burn to death while you run off isn't the best way to win him over. It looks like this working relationship has been well and truly extinguished.
It looks like you'll need to clean up your kitchen, and clean up your act too if you want to keep your job.
Chalmers may or may not be dead, but your career certainly is.
You should've kept your head at the burger bar. Now it'll be a night behind bars for you instead.
Dinner may have been saved, but it looks like your career may be the thing that needs rescuing now.
Oh dear! It looks like you went one lie too far. Hopefully 'Utica' lesson from this.
You came so close, but it all burned down in the end. Next time you want to be a 'liar, liar, pants on fire', make sure you put out the pants when you're done!
I hope you enjoy peeling that burger off the wall: you'd better get used to it, because you'll probably be flipping them for a living soon.
Fair play to you for sticking it to the man, but it won't feel so good when the man tells you to stick it next week.
Hell hath no fury like a Superintendent burned: hopefully you aren't too attached to your job.
Looks like you couldn't keep your cool in a fiery situation. Getting all hot and bothered has been your downfall.
It would appear you've been fired, in more ways than one!
Your boss endangered his life for your own mother because he thinks you were too cowardly to do it. You'd better like the northern lights after all, because you're about to go on an extended unpaid vacation.
You were so close, but all those chances you took built up and the result is a complete, tragic catastrophe. Ah well!
— The game-over messages on this game based on the "Steamed Hams" incident from The Simpsons

You died!

<player> was killed by [Intentional Game Design]
Minecraft, upon death by exploding bed

From all of us, to all of you, thank you for playing The New Order: Last Days Of Europe! We hope you enjoyed it!
Next time, though, try not to end the world.
The New Order Last Days Of Europe, after you start a nuclear war.

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