TV Tropes Randomness (Every Other Saturday)

Hello everyone, and welcome to a brand new topic! Every Other Saturday, I will be searching for some random tropes, and describing them in a spoiler-free way. In case you didn’t know, a trope can be defined as an expression or overused cliche found in movies and other media. TV Tropes.org categorizes thousands of these expressions and cliches throughout the world of media. This ranges from certain character quirks, to the series as a whole. I find it to be quite enjoyable, and I hope you guys will too. Now, let’s begin!

  • Depraved Kids’ Show Host: This trope deals with the stereotypical “Kiddie Show” host. They always appear to be happy, and love making little kids smile. Unfortunately, this is all a disguise, and backstage is where they let their true colors shine. They can be addicted to drugs, have lecherous behavior, be sex offenders, swear enough to make sailors transform into prudes, and makes everybody’s life around him a “living hell”. This trope is frequently found in The Simpsons with Krusty the Clown. Krusty can be found backstage yelling at everyone, and seems to be addicted to everything. It can also be found with Pierre from Tim And Eric Awesome Show Great Job. Pierre loves to dance with kids, and seems to be fascinated with the audience’s dads.

 

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  • Technology Porn: This trope is used in almost every Science Fiction film ever created. The trope occurs whenever a sequence in media goes into great depth showing the inner workings of gadgets and other mechanical tools. This trope always appears in the Iron Man films when Tony Stark “suits up”. It also can be found in numerous parts of 2001: A Space Odyssey. One of my favorite examples of this trope is the use of it in Blade Runner.     

 

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  • Warning! This Will Make You Hungry!! Food Porn: This trope is pretty self-explanitory, but can be divided into two definitions. The first is food that’s usually used to symbolize something suggestive. The second is food that’s portrayed in such a manner that the audience salivates and experiences lust as if they were watching porn. I adore this trope, and I always am eager to see what people think of next. One of my favorite examples of this trope is in the film, Chef. Chef’s use of food is so important in the movie, that it actually becomes a main plot point. Then, we get to its use in Anime, and I can’t think of a better example than Shokugeki No Soma (Food Wars). This Anime was created by a Hentai artist, and the use of food in the series applies to both definitions. People literally have “Foodgasms” so intense that their clothes will occasionally rip off! The food in this show is so jaw-dropping, that even the most simple dishes, like scrambled eggs look like it should be framed in the Louvre! As an added bonus, Japanese chef Yuki Morisaki, adds real recipes from the series that you can replicate in each Manga volume!    

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My Favorite Tavern Brawls

Hello everybody, and welcome to another Hearthstone post! This post will cover one of the most fun aspects of the game, the Tavern Brawl. A Tavern Brawl occurs every Wednesday, and lasts until 1:00 A.M. on Monday. You must have reached Level 20 with one class in order to play. The brawl essentially rewrites the rules of the game, either giving you a random deck with strange perks, or you create one from scratch. You also get a standard pack for your first victory. The following is a list of my favorite brawls, and the rules that go along with them.

  • Spiders, Spiders, EVERYWHERE! This excellent brawl has the classes battling it out with a deck full of Webspinners and 7 random class spells. Webspinner is a one cost minion with a deathrattle that adds a random beast to your hand. There are 104 beasts in the game so the random number generator is extremely diverse. I adore this brawl for its random factor, and the fact that you’ll never get the same minions. The brawl made its first appearance on July 5th, 2015. 

 

  • ShiftCon: This brawl has classes fighting with randomized decks filled with Shifter Zerus’ and random class spells. Shifter Zerus is a Legendary minion that transforms into another minion every turn. You start with three mana crystals, so it’s easier to get a minion to summon. The brawl first appeared on June 29th, 2016.

 

  • Too Many Portals! This could possibly be my favorite brawl of all time! Players battle with decks full of Unstable Portals and 7 random spells. Unstable Portal adds a random minion to your hand, and it costs 3 mana less. The brawl first appeared on July 29th, 2015.

More Crazy Pokemon Clover Pokedex Entries (Every Monday In June)

Hello fellow Pokemon Trainers! It’s Monday, and you know what that means! Yes, it’s time to take a look at some more crazy entries. Now, let’s begin!

  •  Pasdawg (The Bulldog Pokemon) #054 Normal/Steel Type Abilities: Sand Veil (Increases evasion in a sandstorm) or Intimidate (Lowers the foe’s attack when it enters battle) Evolves from Masdawg at Level 35 Gender Ratio: 50% Male and Female Ht: 4’07” Wt: 140.2 lbs Name Origin: Paws+Dog Stats: HP: 112 Attack: 90 Defense: 105 Sp. Atk: 55 Sp. Def: 85 Speed: 60 Stat Total: 507 (It has the highest HP of all non-legendary Steel-type Pokemon) Immune to Ghost and Poison. Weak to Fighting, Ground, and Fire. Appearance: A bulldog in armor.

Entry: Pawsdawg are strong and are used as guards for important things. Its powerful jaw can bite through steel. (It’s cry is a slowed down version of its first evolution)

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  • Baloofang (The Dangerous Pokemon) #287 Pure Ghost Type Abilities: Air Lock (Negates weather effects) or Aftermath (Damages the foe after fainting) Name Origin: Balloon+Fang Gender Ratio: 50% Male/ 50% Female Ht: 4’11” Wt: 19.8 lbs Stats: HP: 100 Attack: 61 Defense: 85 Sp.Atk: 80 Sp. Def: 105 Speed: 64 Stat Total: 495 (Good Defense and Special Defense) Appearance: An evil balloon with pointy horns and one eye. Immune to Normal and Fighting. Weak to Ghost and Dark. 

Entry: Despite the fact that they are somewhat weak, they have been the cause of great calamities throughout history.

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Asher’s Video Game Reviews (Every Other Month)

Hello fellow Gamers! It’s time for my Bimonthly video game review! This particular game has been a favorite of mine for quite a while. Now, let’s begin our bloody journey into the world of Hotline Miami!

Hotline Miami Release Date: October 23, 2012 for Windows and Mac Rating: M for intense violence, strong language, drug use, gore, and sexual content. Published by Devolver Digital, Developed by Dennaton Games, Designed by Jonatan Soderstrom and Dennis Wedin, Programmed by Jonatan Soderstrom, Artist: Dennis Wedin, Written by Jonatan Soderstrom and Dennis Wedin, Music by Sun Araw, M|O|O|N, Perturbator, Jasper Byrne, Scattle, Elliott Berlin, Eirik Suhrke, CoConuts, El Huervo, and Shelby Cinca. Genre: Top-down shooter   

Hotline Miami is an ultraviolent Top-down shooter that takes place in the late 80’s. The story starts with our main character, Jacket, meeting with three unknown figures in animal masks. The rooster and horse mask appear to know who he is, while the owl masked figure responds with hostility. We then move to Jacket in his apartment when the phone rings. The call tells him to “take care” of something downtown. He also gets a box with a rooster mask inside. He leaves in his awesome DeLorean-like car, and the game begins. Jacket starts out with only one mask, however he collects many more as the story progresses. The gameplay is in the style of a Top-down shooter, with Jacket facing numerous thugs and Russian mobsters. The enemies can be killed in various ways, ranging from knives to Uzis. Keep in mind, however, that you’re only human, and one hit from anything will kill you. Fortunately, the game has unlimited continues, and will actually reward you for playing recklessly. The violence is quite extreme, and even though it’s from a top-down perspective, you see every blow in visceral detail. The game is enhanced even further with one of the most amazing soundtracks. The songs go perfectly with whatever is going on in any situation, and it creates some great immersive gameplay. The game was met with critical praise, and a sequel was made three years later. I highly recommend this game to people who love a gristly crime story and fast, action-packed gameplay.

Final Rating: 9.00/10 (Close to perfection) 

More Crazy Pokemon Clover Pokedex Entries (Every Other Monday)

NSFW CONTENT AHEAD!!!!!

Hello fellow Pokemon Trainers! It’s Monday, and you know what that means! Yes, it’s time for us to take a look at some more crazy entries. Now, let’s begin!

  • Wheygle (The Jerk Pokemon) #274 Fighting and Flying type Name Origin: Whey+Eagle  Abilities: Big Pecks (Prevents defense from being lowered) or No Guard (Moves will hit regardless of accuracy) Ht: 4’11” Wt: 111.3 lbs Evolves from Flipbird at Level 27 Gender Ratio: 75% male: 25% female Stats: HP: 82, Attack: 125, Defense: 77, Sp. Atk: 45, Sp. Def: 65, Speed: 95 Stat Total: 487 (Mainly a physical attacker) Appearance: A seagull with a pair of inflatable arms. Weak to: Flying, Electric, Psychic, Ice, and Fairy. Immune to: Ground. The Pokemon is based off of the “Anchor Arms” episode of Spongebob Squarepants, “Musclebob Buffpants”.

 

Entry: Despite Wheygle being jerks, everyone seems to love them. (Its cry is “Anchor Arms”)!

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 Warning!! If you have a fear of clowns, look away! 

  • Traumobra (The It Pokemon) #301 Poison and Fairy type Name Origin: Trauma+Cobra and may also be based on “Coulrophobia”, the fear of clowns. Abilities: Prankster (Status Moves have priority) or Magic Bounce (Reflects Status Moves) Ht: 4’11” Wt: 19.8 lbs Gender Ratio: 50% male/ 50% female Evolves from Cirpent with high enough friendship. Stats: HP: 71, Attack: 71, Defense: 81, Sp. Atk: 91, Sp. Def: 71, Speed: 101 Base Stat Total: 486 (Very Fast and incredibly good typing) Appearance: A cobra-like monster with 4 clown heads and a red and white body. Immune to Dragon and weak to Ground, Steel, and Psychic.

Entry: Traumobra have three false heads, or at least semi-false, as it still uses the three mouths to devour its prey. 

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Asher’s Favorite Animations (Special Post)

Hello everyone, and welcome to an extremely special post! I have been a major fan of Web Animation for my entire life, and have finally decided to share some with you. Most of these animations will be found on Youtube, with the exception of one. Now, let’s be blown away by these fantastic works of art!

  • Kaizo Trap by Guy Collins 2015 Music by Leslie Wai 

I just found out about this video yesterday, and my god, it’s fantastic! The animation is essentially a loving homage to the classic rage games. If you’ve ever played “I Wanna Be The Guy” or “Cat Mario”, you’ll know exactly what’s in store for you. The movie is about a couple that gets sucked into the most punishing Video Game ever made. The boy gets kidnapped, and its up to the girl to save him. The animation is incredibly fluid, and the pulse-pounding Dubstep soundtrack really adds tension. I’m not going to ruin the ending, but let me just say, it’ll leave you in tears!

 

  • Me! Me! Me! by Teddyloid (feat. daoko) 2014 Warning! This Music Video contains nudity, blood, gore, and adult themes.  

Me! Me! Me! is a mind-blowing music video by Japanese DJ, Teddyloid. It tells the story of a Hikikomori Otaku or “shut in”. He’s visited by a harem of busty anime chicks, and crazy stuff starts to happen. The music does a fantastic job of portraying suspense and anxiety. The piece is extremely catchy, and you’ll be humming the tune for hours on end. This video, however, isn’t for kids, as the subject matter and content is very adult.

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  • MOO! by Cyriak Harris 2007 HD Version 2015 Genre: Comedic Animation

I feel like I’ve done Cyriak a major disservice for never mentioning him in any of my posts. In was you don’t know, Cyriak is a British animator whose style is unlike anything you’ve ever seen. It’s usually a mix of crazy fractals and shapes with some hints of surrealism. I absolutely adore his wacky style, and binge his animations frequently. This animation, is about a war between aliens and cows. The artwork gets extremely bizarre, and it’s accompanied by an even stranger soundtrack. I highly recommend this video, as it will get you a first look at Cyriak’s humor and style.

 

More Crazy Pokemon Clover Pokedex Entries (Every Other Monday)

NSFW Content Ahead!

Hello fellow Pokemon Trainers! It’s Monday, and you know what that means! Yes, it’s time for us to take a look at some more strange entries. Now, let’s begin!

  • Wifemin (The Devotion Pokemon) #227 Pure Psychic Type Abilities: Synchronize (Inflicts same status condition used on Pokemon) or Cute Charm (30% chance of inflicting infatuation with physical contact) Name Origin: Wife+Feminine  Gender Ratio: Surprisingly 87.5% male to 12.5% female (This is do to the fact some effeminate looking Pokemon are more likely to be male) Evolves from Lasslee at Level 39  Ht: 5’03” Wt: 109.3 lbs Stats: HP: 110 Attack: 60 Defense: 110 Sp. Atk: 90 Sp. Def: 115 Speed: 50 Stat Total: 535 (Pretty good with high defense stats) Appearance: A blue-skinned female figure with large breasts and blue hair. Weak to Bug, Ghost, and Dark.

Entry: A Wifemin will remain loyal to its trainer until the end, no matter what happens between them.

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  • Hofucno (The Obnoxious Pokemon) #343 Water/Flying type Ability: Shadow Tag (Prevents the opposing Pokemon from fleeing) Gender Ratio: 50/50 Name Origin: Hoenn+Fuck No Ht: 1’04” Wt: 4.0 lbs Doesn’t evolve, however it’s the counterpart to Motherfuck Stats: HP: 50 Attack: 40 Defense: 95 Sp. At: 90 Sp. Def: 110 Speed: 115 Stat Total: 500 (Highest Special Defense of all non-legendary Flying-Type Pokemon). Appearance: A yellow fusion of Horsea, a trumpet, Wingull, and Tentacool. Immune to Ground and Weak to Rock and Electric

Entry: They suddenly appeared when Hoenn was confirmed. They take great pride in annoying others, even if it faints in the process. (Its cry is super loud and annoying)

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