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Old 04-28-09, 05:09 PM
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Video Game Talk's Video Game Cliché Game

Alright. Here's how you play. Name a game cliché.

The next person then names three different games where this occurs. You can't name two games in the same series or a remake of the same game. If you're stuck at one or two, name them so someone can finish. That person can then select the next cliché.

I'll start off with a very easy one:

In an RPG, one of the first enemies you face is a rat.
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Re: Video Game Talk's Video Game Cliché Game

Oblivion, Bard's Tale, Fable 2.



The hero had his parents killed at a young age.

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Re: Video Game Talk's Video Game Cliché Game

I think Decker stumped everyone.

Batman Begins?? does that count?
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Re: Video Game Talk's Video Game Cliché Game

Think the heroes parents died in the original Fable
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Re: Video Game Talk's Video Game Cliché Game

Originally Posted by DVDChris
I think Decker stumped everyone.

Batman Begins?? does that count?
Wouldn't technically ANY video game based on "the big three of comics*" count?

* = Batman (murdered), Superman (Krypton exploded), Spider-man (killed on a mission working as S.H.I.E.L.D. agents when he was an infant)

All three had their parents die at a young age.....
I'm thinking the original intent was to leave out licensed titles & characters however....

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Re: Video Game Talk's Video Game Cliché Game

3 different games The Bus? WTF?
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Re: Video Game Talk's Video Game Cliché Game

Tales of Symphonia, Mass Effect (one of Captain Shepards background options anyway), FFVIII? (maybe, I don't remember the story so well)

Next, easy one. Despite being too young to buy a beer, and not having any obvious genetic enhancements, the onus is on you to save the world.
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Re: Video Game Talk's Video Game Cliché Game

Originally Posted by Giantrobo
3 different games The Bus? WTF?
Think of it as a co-op game.
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Re: Video Game Talk's Video Game Cliché Game

Originally Posted by Chris_D
Next, easy one. Despite being too young to buy a beer, and not having any obvious genetic enhancements, the onus is on you to save the world.
The Legend of Zelda
Beyond Good & Evil
?

Any Star Wars game starring Anakin or Luke?
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Re: Video Game Talk's Video Game Cliché Game

Originally Posted by Chris_D
Tales of Symphonia, Mass Effect (one of Captain Shepards background options anyway), FFVIII? (maybe, I don't remember the story so well)

Next, easy one. Despite being too young to buy a beer, and not having any obvious genetic enhancements, the onus is on you to save the world.
Grandia, Zelda, and drawing a blank.
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Re: Video Game Talk's Video Game Cliché Game

Yeah I thought of one of Mass Effect's backgrounds too but didnt think it counted.
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Re: Video Game Talk's Video Game Cliché Game

Originally Posted by fumanstan
Yeah I thought of one of Mass Effect's backgrounds too but didnt think it counted.
I decided to count it but otherwise you could include Bandit03's suggestion of Fable which counts.
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Re: Video Game Talk's Video Game Cliché Game

Originally Posted by Chris_D

Next, easy one. Despite being too young to buy a beer, and not having any obvious genetic enhancements, the onus is on you to save the world.
Fallout 3
Zelda
FFVIII

can you use ones that were mentioned above already??

If so, this one should be really easy.

Starting out the game really stacked with powers etc only to lose them almost right away.
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Re: Video Game Talk's Video Game Cliché Game

Originally Posted by Jam Master Jay
Fallout 3
Zelda
FFVIII

can you use ones that were mentioned above already??

If so, this one should be really easy.

Starting out the game really stacked with powers etc only to lose them almost right away.
Super Metroid
God of War 2
Star Wars: The Force Unleashed

You're an amnesiac.
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Re: Video Game Talk's Video Game Cliché Game

Originally Posted by SteelgearX
You're an amnesiac.
Bourne Conspiricy, Max Payne, Breakdown.


You obtain health benefits from having random sex with women

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Re: Video Game Talk's Video Game Cliché Game

Grand Theft Auto: Vice City

I imagine one of the Leisure Suit Larry games would work too.

Remember, once someone names one (or two), you only need to name enough to complete the three. And it's OK to repeat answers/series, just not for the same question.
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Re: Video Game Talk's Video Game Cliché Game

God of War?
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Re: Video Game Talk's Video Game Cliché Game

Originally Posted by Spicollidriver1
God of War?
Yeah, that's one of the three I was thinking of (as was the GTA series).
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Re: Video Game Talk's Video Game Cliché Game

Zelda II (I imagine)

You must battle your former mentor as enemies (i.e. not sparring/training).
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Re: Video Game Talk's Video Game Cliché Game

Originally Posted by Decker
Yeah, that's one of the three I was thinking of (as was the GTA series).
I almost said GoW, but do you actually get health from it? I thought it was just a little mini quicktime event.
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Re: Video Game Talk's Video Game Cliché Game

^
I remember red orbs all over the bed when Kratos finished.........least I hope they were red health orbs.
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Re: Video Game Talk's Video Game Cliché Game

I think in GoW you get "experience" orbs. Whatever those are called that allows you to upgrade your weapons.

I don't recall their being health or magic orbs there.

Anybody have a problem with Zelda II?
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Zelda II was clearly non-sexual!
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Then what would that hot chick to do you behind closed doors that restored your health? Have a spot of tea? I don't think so
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Re: Video Game Talk's Video Game Cliché Game

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Then what would that hot chick to do you behind closed doors that restored your health? Have a spot of tea? I don't think so
A nice warm meal heals what ails you.

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