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2nd Dimensional awesomeness.
Stick RPG is a game created by XGen Studios. It is a game revolving around a man who one day wakes up in the 2nd dimension. You play as the character of your naming, and Get various jobs at McSticks and New Lines Incorporated. You can buy various new houses and accessories for said houses. You can interact with a few other stick figures, and even deal drugs.There was a sequel, Stick RPG 2, which takes place in the 2nd and a half dimension, with a more defined plot of finding 4d objects to get back to the 3rd dimension.

Tropes specific to Stick RPG go here:
  • Bland-Name Product: McStick's
  • Fireballs: When you have three attack points in a bar fight, you can toss these.
  • Holiday Mode: Play for an in-game "Year" and you get a red car, and if you max all stats, you can become President/Dictator of sticks.
  • Jive Turkey: The Convenience Store owner.
  • Kamehame Hadoken: The Energy Beam attack, the best one you can get in a bar fight.
  • Karma Meter: Your karma can run anywhere from -100 to +100. You gain karma by doing things like going to work, studying, and working out. You lose karma by doing things like giving the kid on the corner smokes, dealing cocaine, and getting into bar fights.
  • Mega-Corp: New Lines Incorporated.
  • No Plot? No Problem!
  • One Stat to Rule Them All: If you decide to become the CEO of New Lines Inc., Intelligence will become this. Inverted when you want to trade cocaine.
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  • Save Scumming: You can easily become a millionaire in the game by saving, betting all your money at Blackjack, saving if you win, reloading if you lose, and repeating.
Tropes specific to Stick RPG 2 go here:
  • Abandoned Warehouse: Two of them, in fact. Old Abandoned Warehouse and Brand New Abandoned Warehouse (It Makes Sense in Context)
  • Author Avatar: The whole company who made this game appears. And they're hiring.
  • Batter Up!: Two kinds of baseball bats can be bought and used in combat.
  • Better Than a Bare Bulb: Lots of lampshades can be spotted here and there.
  • BFG: Railguns and miniguns.
  • Beware the Nice Ones / Chekhov's Gunman: Remember Tutorial Ted? You know, this guy who (even when you acted like a bastard) gave you money and a place to stay at the beginning? He's the guy who killed Ryan, the hardware store clerk.
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  • Booze-Based Buff: The player can buy alcohol at the corner shop to boost their charm or go drinking at one of the bars for a random buff (or debuff) to their stats.
  • Burger Fool: Working at Mc Sticks is very likely to be one of the first jobs a player gets due to its low requirements.
  • Chainsaw Good: There is even an entire club devoted to it.
  • Creator Cameo: XGen Studios themselves appear in the game. You can become a game developer with them if you so choose.
  • Donut Mess with a Cop: The police department is located right next to the two local donut/coffee shops and one of the job fails a player can get as a cop has them waste their time pigging out instead of actually going on patrol.
  • Drop the Hammer: Sledgehammers.
  • Excuse Plot: Find three MacGuffins, deliver them to the professor and don't get killed by him. See Face–Heel Turn
  • Expansion Pack: The Director's Cut, which unlocks pretty much the entirety of the fourth island for you to play around in.
  • Face–Heel Turn: Professor Ansel and Tutorial Ted
  • Gang Bangers: The red-clad Westsider Gang fills this role. They can be found all over your home neighborhood and are mostly hostile to the player. Some even wear face bandanas and/or sunglasses.
  • Gang of Hats: The Westside Gang, Eastside Mob and Sewer People use a color scheme (red, blue and green, respectively).
  • Gatling Good: The minigun you get at the end of the government official career is called "The King."
  • Hand Cannon: Doomsday Glock does almost as much damage as the railgun.
  • Here We Go Again!: The introduction reveals that the player character, after seven years, have managed to become the ruler of 2nd Dimension (see Holiday Mode for the first game). And then you change dimensions again and is forced to start with a hundred bucks and basement as a flat.
  • Katanas Are Just Better
  • The Mafia: As the foil to the Westside Gang, the blue-clad Eastside Mob fill this role.
  • Mole People: The Sewer People.
  • Mythology Gag: New Lines Inc., McStick's and University of Sticks.
  • Professional Killer: Vinnie. You can also become one.
  • Rule of Three: There are three types of any weapon types in the game (three pistols, three shotguns, three miniguns etc.)
  • Shout-Out: Plenty of them.
    • The leader of the Chainsaw Club is a man named Tyler, and his rules are pretty similar.
    • The third rank of the Doctor occupation is is Dr. Nick. The standard post-shift report is "Hi everybody!"
    • At McStick's, one of the job titles is "Milkshake Sommelier", and the normal work description is "Shake shake shake... SHAKE SHAKE SHAKE!".
    • If you manage to max out the game developer career path, your title will be "Miyamoto 2.0".
    • The head of the Mafia is known as Vinnie
    • The fully upgraded Sledgehammer is called the [[Franchise/Fallout Super Sledge]].
  • Something Completely Different: Combat (comparing to the first game and to normal isometric view). Instead of Turn-Based Combat as in the first game, the view switches to topdown and you fight using any weapon you manage to collect during the game.
  • Unobtainium: There is an item acually named Unobtainium in-game. You can buy it from the contraband salesman on the second island for a very high price.


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