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!
- YOUR SKILL IS NOT ENOUGH -
- SEE YOU NEXT TIME -
- BYE-BYE! -
, if you don't beat a boss within the time limit
"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!!" "The life of an adventurer is full of the unexpected. For instance, you did not expect to be dead. And now you are." "A pulselaser blast to the forehead is not your idea of fun. Fortunately it didn't hit anything important." "Sylvester Stallone just told me I suck!"
"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!"
, on Space Ace
for the SNES
"YOU JUMPED INTO A SWORD, YOU RETARD!" "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." 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!" "TOO BAD! YOU LOST YOUR MACHINE."
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?" "I... can't lose! Please, give me one more chance!" Got the humanoid!
Got the intruder!
"This spot marks our grave. But you may rest here too, if you like." YOU HAVE DIED.
YOUR ITEMS HAVE LOST 10% DURABILITY.
"Build up longer chains by making fewer mistakes. Huge scores await!" "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?'!" Masaki, chapter 20:
Give up, kid. JPP Sonoda, chapter 34:
You're the one with lame skills! Racer Wannabe A, chapter 51:
You were dominated by
(player)! What a shame!
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."
"PLEASE TRY AGAIN!"
The Medical Board will be notified.
"Please, don't disappoint me. I'm counting on you." "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. Unlucky! Looks like the cold finally got to you, too! Oh, it's you again. You died so carelessly...