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“Truth is not Reality.. But Reality is the Truth.”
''A long time ago, there was a man. He was bored, and he was lonely, alone with nothing but the stars. On his journey through the stars, he found a brush, to paint the world many different colors. Red, Blue, Yellow.. Those were the first of many. When he created color, he painted men, and people like him, to make him less lonely. To have a place to stay, he created the Realm known as the Mystic Realm, and the inhabitants were known as Mystics. Those who were powerful enough to shape the world themselves, were named Ultima Gods. Those Ultima Gods, and those Mystics, built men and women just like them in their own form. They were called humans, and they lived on a earthly plane, one where they could not see or hear the Mystics. They Mystics lived on a spacial plane, one that could not be reached by humans. The man who had created it all, was satisfied, and went into a deep, unyielding sleep..

However, the world experienced change for the first time since the creation of time. The End of the Sengoku Period. In 234 AD, Hydra “Amakusa” Phantom succeeded in bringing back Xion, the Ultima God of Destruction, and broke the world apart into different pieces. However, he lost control of Xion, and Xion destroyed his soul, before going back to their resting place. Humanity, still ravaged by the events, rebuilt themselves with new traditions. Afterwards, they renamed their countries, or what was left of them. To the southwest, was the small island of Gingalain, to the east, the City of Quartz and the City of Ruby. To the northwest, the City of Sapphire, and finally, in the north, was the City of Diamond. Humanity lived in peace for the next one hundred years.''

Ruined Future: The Bad Ending, is made by RPG Maker Central User Shadowfrost Zenbiniar/Alicia Rhasphody on February 7th, 2016. An RPG made with RPG Maker VX Ace, it is currently still in development. The game starts in assuming 334 AD, where a young man named Xane has his village destroyed, and is miraculously spared from the chaos. However, he goes to search for clues in the destroyed village, and meets an encounter that changes the rest of his life.


This game provides examples of:

  • Absurdly Low Level Cap
  • Action Dad: Siegfried, to Lucretia. He IS the King of Diamond.
  • Action Girl: Sempronia and Lucretia on the Player side. Kay, Safir, Artemis, Shefa, Bedivere, Gaheris, Anna and Luseria on the enemy side.
  • Aerithand Bob: We have names like Anna, Alex, Bors, Kay and Xane.. And then ones like Artemis, Siegfried, Mordred, Lamorak, Shefa and Gaheris.
  • Affably Evil: Percival, Safir, Lancelot Du Lac and Bedivere.
  • Alas, Poor Villain: Percival, who's also Affably Evil as well. Although he is loyal to Siegfried's plans, he does not wish to fight the Goddess.
  • Alpha Bitch: Shefa Kanzaki.
  • Alternate History: The Bad Ending to the Sengoku Period of Sammia, which ended in 234 AD, one hundred years earlier.
  • Anti-Hero: The Federation, or Anna/Kazami themselves.
  • Anti-Villain: Siegfried, somewhat. More has to be looked into to prove this.
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  • Ascended Extra: Gawain, since he's still alive after the Ruby arc.Also applies to Kay as well. And Hisakiyo, who was an event exclusive boss in beta, now has a greater role in the main story.
  • Asshole Victim: Safir. Her father and brother abandoned her, and when she got help from Quartz, even the townspeople abandoned her. She became a bandit to spread the exact misery they gave her.
  • Authority Equals Asskicking: Any of the Knights of the Round Table. Bonus for the Council of Six.
  • Ax-Crazy: Artemis Winter, Shefa Kanzaki, mostly anyone with the Chaotic Evil Alignment.
  • A God Am I: Siegfried is the "King of Kings", as they would call it, so it's presumed he acts like a God. The Federation as well(Anna, Luseria and Hisakiyo) have this trait.
  • Badass Adorable: Sempronia.
  • Berserk Button: Betrayal to Siegfried and have Artemis listen in is something you never want to experience.
  • Big Bad: So far, through the game, Siegfried Pluto. Or in general, the Granite Empire. But most characters in the Granite Empire are Affably Evil at best.
  • Blood Knight: Lancelot, and if what's to be believed, Luseria.
  • Blade on a Stick: Xane's default weapon, the spear.
  • Boring, but Practical: The Dagger weapons, they have abysmal strength, but give the holder immense speed.
  • Boss Battle: The Crystal Bosses, Nuclear Spirit and King Morbias.
  • Butt-Monkey: Xane is one to Alex, and inversely, Alex is one to the party. Especially when it comes to spicy food.
  • Call-Back: The Federation's appearance in-game is this.
  • The Cameo: Anna Rhasphody, Kazami Decim, Luseria are all from a game that's been screenshotted in the past. Hideyoshi Kinoshita/Yoshiteru Toyotomi is also one, seeing as he's from the former non-existent project, Journey of the Truant God.
  • Canon Immigrant: Again, Anna and Kazami, who are from a game that never got released.
  • Character Alignment: Are a feature in game. The Nine Character Alignments raise one stat,(How Lawful Good raises Defense but lowers Luck) but Chaotic Evil triples Attack, but lowers all other stats.
  • Combat Pragmatist: Miyasaki, he uses a Feather Fan in battle, something that wouldn't do much in a real battle situation.
  • The Computer Is a Cheating Bastard: The Boss fight against Shefa Kanzaki and Claus Kanzaki is harder because they don't have stat reductions from their Character Alignment.
  • Crapsack World: The Ruined Future world is an example of this.
  • Curb-Stomp Battle: The Battle between Shefa Kanzaki and Claus Kanzaki. King Morbias, on the player's side, if you know his weakness. It's Water.
  • Cute Bruiser: Sempronia, again.
  • Deadpan Snarker: Miyasaki, all the time.
  • Demoted to Extra: Anna and Kazami were supposed to be playable. See The Cameo above.
  • The Dragon: Tristan to Lancelot, Lamorak to Bors, Bedivere and Gaheris as Co-Dragons to Gawain, and finally, Lancelot and Artemis to Siegfried.
  • Eastern RPG: Sorta.
  • Even Evil Has Standards: Lancelot, who believes that the Goddesses should have a role, but still fights in Siegfried's name. But then again.. He is Affably Evil. Bedivere is another example, as she does evil works, but wouldn't stoop to Gawain's level.
  • The Evil Prince: King Bors the II.
  • Expy: So many Expies. Let's go down the list of notable ones:
    • Xane is an Expy of Tiz Arrior, from Bravely Default.
    • Sempronia is an Expy of Agnès Oblige.
    • Miysaki is a Expy of Ringabel.
    • And of course, Lucretia is a Expy of Edea Lee.
    • Siegfried's name comes from the Nibelungenlied epic, as well as the Heroic Spirit in the Fate Franchise.
    • The Entirety of the Knights of the Round Table are all named after several Knights in King Arthur's service.
    • Mordred isn't directly based from the Round Table Legend, or the Fate Franchise. They're more on the Alternis Dim side.
    • Artemis doesn't use a bow, but her references does come from Greek Mythos.
  • Fake Difficulty: Earlier in the game, this trope is active. Depending on what boss you fight, this trope can also kick in.(See Pelleas, or Gawain)
  • Famous Last Words: Percival has one.
  • Fantastic Racism: WAS a thing. Originally, Sempronia was called the "Black Angel" by the Granite Empire, for being Ambiguously Brown. This was removed.
  • Good Is Dumb: More like naïve, but Sempronia is too trusting of others.
  • Good Is Not Nice: MANY characters in the Granite Empire are Lawful Good, but because of their loyalty to Siegfried, this goodness isn't shown a lot. Averted with Lancelot and Percival, as they show compassion and at least Percival has no ill will against the party.
  • Gratuitous Foreign Language: Kazami speaks Latin, when he isn't speaking English.
  • Greater-Scope Villain: It's implied that the Granite Empire isn't the only suspicious thing happening..
  • Green-Eyed Monster: Shefa, and to a smaller extent, Safir. Shefa hates Lucretia for spitting on her birthright after betraying Siegfried, because she started with things Shefa never had. Shefa has tuberculosis, and was abandoned as a child. With Safir, she hates rich and arrogant people, because the rich and arrogant took away her family, and her life.
  • Happily Married: Siegfried and his former wife, Parthia. It's not delved into much, so it's not known how much of it is true.
  • The Hero: Xane.
  • Hypocrite: Kay is one in the beginning of game, where she tells Xane that the Granite Empire is a benevolent country, but they're going to brutally kill Sempronia.
  • Ill Girl: Shefa has Tuberculosis.
  • Immortality: The Council of Six has immortality, plus the queen.
  • Jerk with a Heart of Gold: Miyasaki sometimes plays this trope.
  • Killed Off for Real: The ones confirmed to be killed off are.. Percival, Safir, Pelleas, Bors, Lamorak, Bedivere and Gaheris, so far in the game.
  • Knight Templar: Kazami Decim, Anna Rhasphody and Siegfried Pluto show this trait.
  • The Lancer: Inverted. Lamorak is this to Bors.
  • Leitmotif: So many. Let's go down the list.
  • Light Is Not Good: Claus uses Starlight, and his alignment is Neutral Evil.
  • Mad Scientist: Literally. Bedivere becomes one after exposure to Radioactive Sapphires.
  • Ms. Fanservice: Orignally, Sempronia had the biggest bust in the cast. Now Lucretia does out of the playable characters revealed so far.
  • Multiple Endings: What eventually will happen.
  • Not Quite Human: Ever notice that Artemis doesn't speak in full sentences? Or the fact Siegfried has a blue crack running down his face? Or the fact that Shefa suffers from Tuberculosis even though she's immortal?
  • Obviously Evil: Gawain.
  • One-Hit Kill: Shefa has Death, which takes away all your HP and restores hers, killing you.
  • Overly Long Name: Luseria "Katanaka no Mochimitsu Kurime" Akechi.
  • Paper-Thin Disguise: Gawain pulls this. The party doesn't buy it.
  • Plot Device: The Time Gears.
  • Really 700 Years Old: Siegfried. Not true, he's actually in his midthirties.
  • Red Oni, Blue Oni: Sempronia and Lucretia.
  • Ship Tease: Xane and Sempronia. A lot.
  • Spell My Name with an "S": Xane's name isn't spelled Zane.
  • Stripperific: Safir.
  • That One Attack: Any Godly Skill held by a Boss.

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