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Post by LOOT » Sun Oct 11, 2009 8:40 pm

^^Isn't he technically arrested when accused of being a food thief? Granted, it's proven right away he ISN'T, but...

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Post by glux » Sun Oct 11, 2009 8:43 pm

Sim Kid wrote:Doesn't happen in any Pokemon games. (HAven't played mystery dungeon)
You get imprisoned in a Pokemons body.
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Post by Sim Kid » Sun Oct 11, 2009 11:41 pm

I'd put a "Castle AAAAH" in one. :P

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Post by Dark Seraphim » Mon Oct 12, 2009 2:23 am

Its a constant that the evil antagonist wants to become a god or otherwise all powerful. Garland becomes God of Discord, Mateus becomes the Emperor of Hell, Kefka becomes a god, Sephiroth tries to become a god, Ultimecia wants to be the Goddess of Time . . .

I know not all of them do it but a lot of them try to ascend into godhood.

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Post by Sim Kid » Mon Oct 12, 2009 9:54 pm

Maybe that's because there are people who're actually like that in the world? Everyone wants power...and what's more powerful than the government, the royalty, the Pope, the Emperor? Why, a god obviously. There have been numerous people who've become so drunk with power they wanted to be reminded of how powerful they are by trying to be called a god. There were a few roman emperors who did just that, a few popes in the middle ages, and let's not forget the most famous example of a person who wanted to become a god....

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Yeah. It's just a common symbolic thing, really...Because why settle for being an emperor of the world when you can be the emperor of the entire friggin universe? Even the ruler of the world has to play by its rules...a god can just go "Screw the rules, I have power" and do just that.

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Post by X-3 » Mon Oct 12, 2009 11:37 pm

MegaMan seems to be upping it a lot:

Omega: "I am the messiah! Hahahahaha!" ("WARE WA MESIAH NARI!! HAHAHAHA!")
Weil: "I am the devil!"
Albert: "I don't think I'm a god...I AM a god!"
(also, Serpent)

But, yeah. Done a lot, but it gives good motivation to stop someone I suppose.

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Post by Valigarmander » Mon Oct 12, 2009 11:44 pm

The Grand List of Console Role Playing Game Cliches

I can't believe nobody's posted this yet.

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Post by е и ժ е я » Tue Oct 13, 2009 12:33 am

^ I just figured someone else would so I wouldn't have to
I muttered 'light as a board, stiff as a feather' for 2 days straight and now I've ascended, ;aughing at olympus and zeus is crying

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Post by Crazyswordsman » Tue Oct 13, 2009 7:30 am

BoJanglz wrote:You get imprisoned in a Pokemons body.
The Pokemons themselves get imprisoned in those little capsule things. And you can't bust them out. -CSM

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Post by Ace Mercury » Tue Oct 13, 2009 8:20 am

I thought Team Rocket imprisoned you at one point. Like, not in a real prison, but in a room or something.

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Post by е и ժ е я » Tue Oct 13, 2009 9:43 am

Ace Mercury wrote:I thought Team Rocket imprisoned you at one point. Like, not in a real prison, but in a room or something.
Yeah, I remember that. They wouldn't let you out for days, and eventually you have to eat your pokemon. If you have a pikachu, then you can **** lightning for about 10 minutes.
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Post by X-3 » Tue Oct 13, 2009 12:23 pm

The trick is to take advantage of the in-game clock.

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