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In Conotropia, violence is victory!note 
Object Terror is a show that is pretty much heavily criticized for being an extreme version of Battle for Dream Island (with the exception of the prize which, according to episode 1 of both reboots, is a cruise ship). This show started out kid-friendly in 2014, but it's not until episode 3 of the first reboot things took a turn by introducing gore, and it isn't until episode 4 of the second reboot where challenges started to pretty much become a bloodbath. It was created by the most controversial object show community member, Brian "Legoboynj" Hazen.

But there is one thing to say about it: It's either you love it or hate it.

Tropes in Object Terror include:

A Dog Named "Dog": As with Battle for Dream Island (and most web shows like this), Object Terror's scharacters are mostly named after what they are (Arch is a brick archway, Beer is a bottle of beer, etc.). There are notible exception too, such as Beep Boop, a robotic apple. Printer even lampshades this:

Printer: The first challenge is (a game of) diagonal parkour.
Trowel: How original.
Printer: Okay, shut up, Trowel!
Trowel: Wait, how did you know my name?
Printer: You look like a trowel.
  • Animate Inanimate Object: Every main character, sans Smore (who is a demon in disguise)note .
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  • Anyone Can Die: And it's usually a gory one at that. Even though they get revived every time they die.
  • Art Shift: Seriously, just compare all three eras. The Object Terror Movie, Bars and Beer, is animated in a 3D style rather than the tranditional 2D style like the rest of the series.
  • Artistic License – Physics: In the opening theme (for episode 3-5), Printer SOMEHOW survives that height of a fall.
  • Audience Participation: Viewers vote in a poll on who receive a prize and who gets eliminated
  • Berserk Button:
    • It seems the host of both reboots, Printer, falls into this trope most of the time in the second reboot, starting with episode 5. Up to a point where his creator, Computer, gets concerned about this.
    • Trowel, despite being two years old, hates it when he is made fun of for his "young" age.
  • Big NO: Whipped Cream and Beer in Kiloto the Minoto.
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  • Book Dumb: Volcabularywise, it's Arch who falls victim to this trope, shown when Mint starts to use more sophisticated words when he awoke after Smore stole his soul.
  • Bloodier and Gorier: All second reboot episodes have this trope, from Trowel's ears bleeding when Beer called for Arch in Kings of Parkour to a murder mystery challenge in A Perplexing Massacre. Most of the characters are shown to be treated like a human insides-wise (with the exceptions of Fart, Road Sign, Beer (because he is a bottle of beer, his blood is the alcohol inside him), and possibly Beep Boop), even Paint, Flash Drive, and Plug fall victim to this trope, and Flash Drive has been shown multiple times to die in the water!
  • Continuity Nod: Flash Drive, asking for simpler challenges, asks Computer if he remembered the Picture Perfect, Picture Pathetic (P to the Fourth) challenge from P to the Fourth. Of course he remembers, but he says it was boring.
  • Crossover: Multiple of the creatures (that have originated in The Tale of El Nudelo) called Nudelos appear in this series. The titular character from Painquin also makes an appearance in A Perplexing Massacre.
  • Darker and Edgier: Starting with A Perplexing Massacre, the show's challenges usually involve contestants dying in pretty gruesome ways, whenever it be avoiding to be killed by an Ax-Crazy minotaur for 12 hours or a murder mystery where someone is chosen to shoot people (one per part of the round), and he one suspected is killed.
  • Death Is Cheap: There is a recovery center somewhere in the show's setting, Conotropia, that respawns characters that happen to have died.
  • Divergent Character Evolution:
    • Trowel and Beer never interacted when they were introduced in Parkour Idiocy. They first interact in Airplane Donuts, the final episode of the first reboot before it got rebooted a second time. They argued a bit before Trowel just breaks Beer. In fact, he killed him twice that episode. They were first shown as buddies was in Kings of Parkour, where they pranked Arch together with he use of a picture of a Minion. They actually kissed in part 2 of Kiloto the Minoto, proving that they are more than just best friends.
    • And we can't forget Arch and Mint either. They started out indifferent, but became best friend in A Perplexing Massacre. This friendship is short lived, however, as Smore stole Mint's soul in part 2 of Kiloto the Minoto. After this, Mint refers to Arch as simply "acquaintances," not remembering how they were best friends for a short amount of time.
  • Eject the Loser: More like kill the loser. Contestants that end up being eliminated in the reboots end up being instantly killed by a plate with spikes underneath, which leads to some pretty gory moments. Only the original series didn't have this. That version did it the old-fashioned way: fling em' to the box!
  • I Drank WHAT?!: Stapler's reaction when the Tug-of-War Trains learn that the yellow fluid in the bottles was actually Computer's urine in "Kiloto the Minoto."
  • Jerk Jock: The guy who pretty much refers to himself as a jock; Cactus.
  • Kill It with Water: Plug and Flash Drive (or at least the latter) can die if they ever made contact with water.
  • Larynx Dissonance: Some characters fall into this trope, mainly Road Sign.
  • The Mole: The demon-in-disguise intern, Smore. He isn't gathering information for the Big Bad, but rather he's wanting to steal the souls of the Object Terror contestants so he can work for Satan (mainly because he is tired on being made fun of by other demons). And what exactly is the interceptor he was referring to in the beginning of Kiloto the Minoto?
  • Nice Girl: Road Sign.
  • Non-Standard Character Design: El Nudelo Spider is...well, a spider version of the character El Nudelo. However, their personalities and voices are different.
  • Sensory Abuse: Printer's short-tempered personality is what caused him to yell at El Nudelo Spider and, starting in episode 5, Smore.
  • Sex Is Cool: Trowel and Beer, in part 2 of Kiloto the Minoto, reveal themselves to be queers.
  • The Speechless: Plug Could not talk in the first reboot where he debuted, since he lost his vocal cords when he was 7 year old. This was until...
    • Suddenly Voiced: The second reboot officially breaks that canon and gives Plug the ability to speak. His first line in the entire Object Terror series waas "That was stupid."
  • Subverted Kids Show: Basically, this show looks like a normal object show. But that's just the surface of this cartoon.
  • Swallowed Whole: Plug was swallowed whole by Chris the Minotaur during his 12-hour rage in Kiloto the Minoto.
  • Valley Girl: Magazine
  • Vocal Evolution: At first, EVERYONE was voiced by Brian himself. It's not until Parkour Idiocity where a second voice actor came into play: Silver Koopa 888 as Yellow Ball.
  • Voted Off the Island: Viewers voted for who gets eliminated via polls. As Computer says, it was so viewers who didn't have a YouTube account can vote too.
  • We Hardly Knew Ye: El Nudel Spider until he rejoined the game in episode 5.
  • Would Hit a Girl: The characters will hit - and even kill - each other, regardless of gender.

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