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"I've resolved to play the song that ends the world."
Who, Indeed?, "Session 1 of TERMINATING THE WORLD"

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Oh, my youth, please just forgive me already…
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Deadly Mistakes: The Scripted City includes examples of:

  • Aerith and Bob: Inevitably.
  • Adult Fear: Lots of it over the course of the roleplay.
    • Imagine being faced with a bomb threat at a mall and realizing your kid, who works in a store, isn't answering their calls or texts.
  • All Myths Are True
  • Beauty, Brains and Brawn: Can apply to several trios in the main cast.
    • Kainashi, Yuuka and Nan.
    • Ansel, Jac and Cecil.
    • Hitomi, *Mene and Vidi.
  • Breather Episode: Ideally, several.
    • The Mistakes meeting up at Kainashi's apartment to unwind after the mall was blown up.
  • Break Them by Talking: Good luck.
  • Call-Back: Oh, just you wait.
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  • Catastrophic Countdown: The first session involved a bomb being planted in a mall, and all exits being sealed. The group had roughly an hour to find a way to unlock the main entryway and get everyone out in-time.
  • Character Development: This is a major theme of both this roleplay and its origin roleplay.
  • Comically Missing the Point: Hitomi, when presented with the blind box puzzle from Session 1 of TERMINATING THE WORLD.
    • "Oh, bugger my ass, someone's in a blind box." - Hitomi
  • Crack Ship: Vidi/Frank
  • Critical Failure: As it's a tabletop game, these are plentiful.
  • Four-Philosophy Ensemble:
    • The iterations of the roleplay itself.
  • Four-Temperament Ensemble:
    • Among the main cast, we have:
      • Sanguine: Yuuka, Hitomi
      • Melancholic: Nan, Cecil, Vidi
      • Phlegmatic: Ansel, Jac, The Professor
      • Choleric: Kainashi, The Master II
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  • Enemy Without: The Mirror Selves, if they can't be tamed into cooperating with you. They can be your best friend, or your worst enemy, depending on how conflicted and troubled you are inside.
  • Have We Met?: Rowan and Kainashi can't shake the feeling that they've seen each other somewhere before...
  • Hidden Depths: Vidi figures the mysterious demolitions expert has this, judging by the puzzles she and the party found strewn about the mall.
  • Ridiculously Average Guy: A running joke regarding Rowan.
    • “Am I the only one here who just has legs?” - Rowan himself.
    • "haha dude can't even teleport or divine blind bags" - Arin, Cecil's rper.
  • Sidetrack Bonus: Session 1 involved checking in on an anime store for a brief puzzle. The group thankfully also had enough time to destroy all of the awful manga and anime they found in the store.
  • Sorting Algorithm of Evil:
    • First, there's Nan, a terrorist who blew up a mini-mall, after... Waiting for everyone to evacuate it. Hm.
    • Next up, Wren deSadar, [WIP]
  • Soul-Sucking Retail Job: Frank, an NPC who is the center of a puzzle, is subjected to one. He's terrified of the bomb, yes, but he can't bring himself to leave his post of his own accord and barely holds back on crying joyfully after Vidi carries him out to safety.
  • Super Weight:
    • Type -1:
    • Type 0: Rowan, Kainashi, Yuuka
    • Type 1: Nan
    • Type 2: *Mene, Jac
    • Type 3: Hitomi, Vidi, Cecil, Ansel
    • Type 4: The Professor
    • Type 5:
    • Type 6:
    • Type 7: Well, Kara, obviously.
  • Ragtag Bunch of Misfits
  • Shout-Out: This roleplay is going to be absolutely full of 'em.
  • Urban Fantasy
  • Villains Act, Heroes React
  • World of Badass: The existence of Mistakes is more or less accepted, the only group of them that faces any real danger are Supers, who tend to stay quiet out of fear of being experimented on or used somehow by those in power above them.
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