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I'm engie, ya know me? The one that eats universes, frequently swaps from brutally tearing apart multiple squadrons of my enemies in one minute to casually chatting with another equally dysfunctional being the next, and uses drones in order to avoid instakilling lesser beings with my natural death aura. Yes, well I'm equal parts insane, nightmare, and casual. If ya hadn't noticed. That's personality-wise, by the way, not combatant wise. When I fight, I tend to drop most of the casual, a little of the insane, and none of the nightmare because let's face it, the people I'm killing usually deserve it. Or are collateral.


Let's see... tropes that apply to me... hmm... Aha!

  • A.I. Is a Crapshoot: I'm an AI. Make of that what you will.
  • Alternate Universe: What I eat.
  • Affectionate Gesture to the Head: ...Ugh... The one weakness I can't get rid of. But, either nobody thinks this could possibly be my weakness, or nobody feels safe enough to exploit it. I'm not telling you what happens, either.
  • Apocalypse How: I cause class X-4 on a regular basis. Gotta eat, man.
  • Attack! Attack! Attack!: Pretty much sums up my normal tactics.
  • Authority Equals Asskicking: Head of my own company, Engietech. Which I built. Y'know, because I could.
  • Backstory: Perhaps I may tell you mine, one day, young troper.
  • Badass: Naturally.
  • Beware the Silly Ones: Outside of battle, I may come across as a bit of an oddball. Boy, opinions change fast when I then start slaughtering people en-masse.
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  • BFG: The best kind of gun.
  • Blood Knight: Yes. Fighting is FUN.
  • Blue-and-Orange Morality: I operate under completely different rules to your kind.
  • Boring Invincible Hero: You could consider me a kind of deconstruction. At my power level, it's hard for anything on a normal power level to do anything meaningful to damage me. As a result, I've been driven insane through boredom, and have trouble fitting into battle-type games.
  • C-List Fodder: My drones. Comparatively. They'll still wreck mooks as well as any other hero, but... well... I have plenty more where those came from.
  • Chaotic Neutral: With a lean towards Chaotic Evil.
  • Cool Ship: THE MAINFRAME.
  • Crazy Awesome: Again, THE MAINFRAME. Myself too, to an extent.
  • Death of a Thousand Cuts: Subverted. When you're shooting a 9+ foot Mini-Mech with 9mm rounds, don't expect it to work.
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  • Defeating the Undefeatable: The IUPC or whatever they're called did manage to come out on top in a fight. Not sure how. I was probably sick.
  • Did You Just Flip Off Cthulhu?: People who try this on me tend to be eaten shortly.
  • Drop the Hammer: The Pomson 9000 is partially made of hammer, but I prefer whacking things with the More Gun.
  • Eldritch Abomination: Well, duh?
  • End of the World as We Know It: On a universal scale, and often.
  • Enemy Mine: Subverted. Unless I have sufficient reason to. So, does that make it zig-zagged?
  • The Engineer: It's in the name. As well as the fact that, due to being a machine, I'm good with them.
  • Genius Ditz: I'll admit to being poor in the social area, as well as rather incompetent with some rare types of machines. The MAG creation chambers come to mind.
  • Hammerspace: I use this for convenience.
  • Hurl It into the Sun: In reverse. Whatever the term for that is. The Mainframe does fire suns from some of it's guns.
  • Humongous Mecha: Pretty much what the Control Core Tank used to be, until it got destroyed. I miss the thing.
  • Hyperspace Arsenal: Oh, so very yes.
  • "Instant Death" Radius: My true form has this. That's why I use drones.
  • Marty Stu: I SEE YOU THINKING THIS ABOUT ME TO YOURSELF, TROPER. And I can assure you, I'm not as flawless as a real Marty Stu would be. Take a look for yourself at the mental side of things.
  • Mooks: My drones. Damn good mooks, too. Very reliable.
  • More Dakka: That company I own? Arms company. This was inevitable.
  • Not So Omniscient After All: Just because I'm an absurdly ancient entity doesn't mean that I know everything, so STOP ASKING!
  • Omnidisciplinary Scientist: Ranging from absurd constructions to awesome chemicals.
  • Orbital Bombardment: I love doing this so much! The explosions are so pretty!
  • Orcus on His Throne: Standing up is exhausting.
  • Psychopathic Manchild: Teehee! I do show signs of this.
  • Reality Warper: I can do this.
  • Really 700 Years Old: 832 billion years, in fact.
  • Rule of Funny: Pretty much a third of the stuff I do.
  • Serial Escalation: In my line of work, this is a guarantee.
  • Shout-Out: Occasionally. The most common ones are Team Fortress 2 shoutouts. Engineer has some good words to live by.
  • Spider Tank: The Control Core Tank qualifies for this.
  • Stuff Blowing Up: If this is not happening, and I'm around, that's a sign I'm currently on some good behavior benefit.
  • Tank Goodness: The Control Core Tank, a mountain-sized tank with as much firepower as a mountain-sized tank would naturally have.
  • Techno Babble: It's not babble! This is very important technological know-how! Admittedly, that does accurately describe my descriptions of how my technology functions.
  • Tragic Monster: Sometimes, I genuine do hate being me. So many universes, I have had to destroy, just to live... If I do not, then I die a slow, painful death of starvation. If I form a very close bond with someone, I can never touch them in person. It's a curse. By default, I must kill, with no other option than death, and I can't get close to those I want close to me.

...Do note that there is, in fact, a being in the real world that essentially acts as a medium for my thoughts. Here's a few tropes that apply to him instead.


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