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Tear Jerker / Five Nights at Freddy's World

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Although this is a bright and happy game (for the most part), it's not Five Nights at Freddy's without some sad moments.


  • After the trailer shows Mangle adorably playing with a paddle ball, the new teaser image depicting Mangle hanging itself with the same toy was really upsetting.
    • The next teaser is even more so, but for a different reason. It shows something that looks like Balloon Boy (later turned out to be Ball Boy) completely ripped to shreds save for his head. It was depressing enough, but this time, nearly everyone was so... indifferent to it, unlike the Mangle teaser. Keep in mind that BB isn't the most liked character among fans, but not a lot of people showed remorse or even said that they feel horrible about it, even after the aforementioned teaser shook them up. Several things come to mind.
  • Funtime Foxy's loading screen message, especially given its implications.
    It wasn't meant to last.
  • The fact that as cute as the game is, there are no happy endings. All of them are either downers, Mind Screws, Gainax Endings, or all of the above.
  • Scott's Creator Breakdown mixed with a Villainous Breakdown is fairly sad for fans of the series. Thankfully, it's not true, but still... the implication he could feel that way about his fans is outright disturbing.
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  • As of Update 2, starting a new game+ after getting all the other endings will cause Fredbear to become surprisingly somber mid-sentence. It's not even the strange glitchy 8-bit Fredbear. It's just him lamenting that there's nothing else you can really do, and that their creator is still making things, his latest venture legitimately worrying them considering how long he's been working on it non-stop and refuses to even elaborate as to what it is.
  • The short-lived mobile port has Fredbear's dialogue changed from humorous and quirky to downright pessimistic and mean-spirited. He says things like "welcome back to the game that nearly killed off the FNaF franchise", even his 8-bit counterpart says "There, are you happy? Enjoying the freakshow?". Even worse, the latter no longer gives you hints to get one of the endings, it's just an onslaught of meaningless things he did to string along with the banter thrown at you. While this is clearly Self-Deprecation on Scott's part and it can be legitimately funny, seeing this on the mobile port for the first time is outright startling, even to those who enjoyed World for what it was. This can also be complied with Harsher in Hindsight, where the game bombed on Steam when it first came out and Scott himself admitted that he never wanted to go back to it anymore.
  • Scott has confirmed that FNaF World isn't going to continue. No Update 3, no revisions....nothing. It puts a whole new spin on the website's logo going dark....

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