Follow TV Tropes

Following

Video Game / Lonely Wolf Treat

Go To

https://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/zeip_s.png
Advertisement:

The Lonely Wolf Treat series are RPG Maker games made by NomnomNami and hosted on itch.io. It centers around a group of humanoid animals and their daily lives in a village, dealing with the prejudice around them.

Treat, the titular lonely wolf, is an outcast among the local rabbit villagers, who fear that she will eat them all. Then a friendly bunny by the name of Mochi appears in her life and is the only one to treat her not as a predator, but as a fellow person. The two bond and become Star-Crossed Lovers as the series follows their life and struggle against the villagers, especially Mochi's cousin Juju who despises wolves and will separate them at all costs. Later on, a clever fox, Moxie, and a friend of Treat's, the wandering wolf Trick, also appear and play roles in the story.

The series is:

Advertisement:

  1. Lonely Wolf Treat
  2. Friendly Bunny Mochi
  3. Clever Fox Moxie
  4. Wandering Wolf Trick
  5. Dreaming Treat
  6. Mochi in Frosting


Tropes found in the Lonely Wolf Treat games:

  • Adjective Noun Fred: The Idiosyncratic Episode Naming pattern for the first four games:
    • Lonely Wolf Treat
    • Friendly Bunny Mochi
    • Clever Fox Moxie
    • Wandering Wolf Trick
  • Affectionate Nickname: Mochi calls Manjuu "Juju" and Majuu calls Dango "Danny".
  • all lowercase letters: A choice in Clever Fox Moxie goes:
    get dressed?
    [yeah] [uuuuggghhhhhhh]
    • Most internal dialogue (e.g. text) when inspecting objects uses this style.
  • Beware the Nice Ones: Treat may be shy and withdrawn, but when Salt and Pepper kidnap Juju in the second game and start a fight with her, she takes them down in one hit.
  • Big Bad: The prejudiced town bunnies in general , who antagonize Treat and prevent her from living a good life, are this, but especially Juju, Mochi's cousin who acts the most antagonistically towards Treat and Moxie.
  • Curtains Match the Window: Mochi has pink hair and pink eyes.
  • Advertisement:
  • Does This Remind You of Anything?: By the time of Wandering Wolf Trick, the rabbit village has built a wall around the village to keep it rabbits-only, very similar to Donald Trump's promise to build a wall between Mexico and the USA.
  • Erotic Dream: In Dreaming Treat, at one point the title character dreams of bathing with her crushes Mochi and Moxie.
  • Extreme Doormat: Treat is notably shy and doesn't really try to defend herself from the racist rabbits. She seems to suffer from depression — until she meets Mochi, anyway.
  • Fantastic Racism: The central conflict of the games revolves around Treat, Moxie, and their friends being feared and excluded for being a wolf and fox, respectively. Mochi seems to be the only bunny who treats them like friends.
  • Genki Girl: Mochi is very energetic, serving as a good Foil to the withdrawn and depressed Treat.
  • Idiosyncratic Episode Naming: Adjective Noun Fred style, for the first four games:
    • Lonely Wolf Treat
    • Friendly Bunny Mochi
    • Clever Fox Moxie
    • Wandering Wolf Trick
  • Innocent Bigot: Even though Mochi tries to be nice to Treat after Treat saves her life, she still unintentionally invokes You Are a Credit to Your Race to defend her against the townspeople. She grows out of it after Treat asks her to stop.
  • Jerkass: Most of the townsfolk. Especially Juju.
  • Jerk with a Heart of Gold: Moxie, despite starting off wanting to eat Mochi, gradually begins to thaw out after Mochi shows her some kindness.
    • Also Danny the store owner in the second game. Although he acts rude and suspicious towards predators, including Treat in the first game, he nonetheless defends Moxie from Juju after learning that she's not actually as vicious as she pretends to be.
  • Little Bit Beastly: Treat, Mochi, and Moxie are basically human except for having animal ears and tails of a Wolf, a Bunny, and a Fox, respectively.
  • Named After First Installment A game series that started with the first game, Lonely Wolf Treat. The titular character Treat plays a part in most of the other games in the series.
  • The Paranoiac: Juju definitely meets the criteria. Throughout the series she seems perpetually unhappy, and has a consistently grim and cynical view of the world. She sees it as her duty to vigilantly protect her village from threats, especially predators, is thoroughly convinced of her own righteousness, and refuses to accept blame after her own Jerkass behavior leads to her being kidnapped by the foxes. She acts controlling and emotionally manipulative towards Mochi, and tries to send her off to her parents "for your own good". All of this may stem from her father disappearing when she was young, seemingly eaten by wolves.
  • Polyamory: In Dreaming Treat, you can chose to have Treat take a bath with both Mochi and Moxie during an Erotic Dream.
  • Reality Ensues: Although predators are rumored to eat prey animals (a reputation that the foxes encourage), they still live in a society with a modern level of food production and distribution (as evidenced by the stores), meaning that predators don't do much hunting anymore.
    Moxie: What, do you think we live in the dark ages?! Predators just eat whatever they can get from the store!
  • Red Oni, Blue Oni: Treat is a withdrawn Extreme Doormat, Mochi is an extroverted Genki Girl. Although Treat Took a Level in Cheerfulness after meeting Mochi.
  • Road Trip Plot: Wandering Wolf Trick has the titular Trick wander from place to place looking for Treat after an avalanche separates them. Despite Treat being just on the other side of the avalanche, Trick ends up enjoying the travel and stops by places all around the world.
  • Sapient Eat Sapient: This, and the fear of this, is what drives much of the series' Fantastic Racism.
  • Walking the Earth: Trick at the end of Wandering Wolf Trick. Despite finding Treat, Trick's had a good time wandering the world and they decide to just keep traveling. In later games Treat gets postcards documenting their continued journeys.
  • Xenophobic Herbivore: The rabbit village, led by Juju, definitely qualify as this, even going so far as to build a wall around the village to keep it rabbits-only.
  • You Are a Credit to Your Race: Mochi does this constantly in the first game, although she realizes how insensitive she's being after Treat sets her straight.

Top

How well does it match the trope?

Example of:

/

Media sources:

/

Report