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My memories are only slices

As my brain and nerves just blasted.

My hands and feet are so cold

So I'd rather wish them burnt.

My vehicle just ran out of gas

Yet it has 100% of the battery.

My ego can't endure this moment

Because I just lost all my ____.

What is the missing word? It has 4 letters.

My first attempt of an English poem, enjoy!

Subtle hint:

They may not rhyme, but...

Moderate hint:

The "video games" tag justifies why there must be 8 lines.

Decisive hint:

My blood is full of iron

Along with nitrogen bubbles.

This situation is so hot

That I would kick down trees.

I can't even gasp my breath

Yet I could do destructions.

The phrase "let there be light"

Is lingering around me so fast.

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  • $\begingroup$ This could easily refer to damage types or possibly attack/spell options in some video game, but I'm not seeing obvious clues to what game. $\endgroup$ – aschepler Oct 29 at 23:27
  • $\begingroup$ @aschepler Should consider the moderate hint. $\endgroup$ – Dannyu NDos Oct 29 at 23:30
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Based on your reply to @cinico, we know that

Mega Man is involved.

So, I think you're all out of

guts

because

there are eight lines (as pointed out by one of the hints), and there are also eight bosses in the original Mega Man game.

@Braegh has also pointed out that a couple of replacement "Robot Masters" from a remake of the game fit a couple of the clues better, so they are included below.


My memories are only slices

slices => Cut Man

As my brain and nerves just blasted.

blasted => Bomb Man

My hands and feet are so cold

cold => Ice Man

So I'd rather wish them burnt.

burnt => Fire Man

My vehicle just ran out of gas

gas => Yellow Devil (I think this is because, in combat, Yellow Devil may break into pieces and float to the other side of the battlefield)

Alternatively: gas => Oil Man from the game's remake, Mega Man Powered Up

Yet it has 100% of the battery.

battery => Elec Man

My ego can't endure this moment

ego => Copy Robot (steals Mega Man's identity)

Alternatively: moment => Time Man from the game's remake, Mega Man Powered Up

Because I just lost all my ____.

guts => Guts Man (Having no guts figuratively means having no courage, which makes it difficult to continue. If taken literally, having lost your guts would certainly hinder your endurance even further...also, ewww)

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  • $\begingroup$ ...and the decisive hint is the same thing from #2. $\endgroup$ – Ben Barden Oct 30 at 17:49
  • $\begingroup$ @BenBarden The hint! I forgot to reference that. Thanks for reminding me! $\endgroup$ – CGreen Oct 30 at 17:50
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    $\begingroup$ There's also a remake, apparently, which adds a "Oil Man" and a "Time Man" - which can fit "gas" and "moment", respectively $\endgroup$ – Braegh Oct 30 at 17:54
  • $\begingroup$ @Braegh Thanks, I have edited my answer accordingly. $\endgroup$ – CGreen Oct 30 at 18:05
  • $\begingroup$ What are the chances!? I got the game right right but everything that led me there was wrong. ahah! $\endgroup$ – cinico Oct 30 at 19:49
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I think the answer is

Bits

Because

The character lost all his/her contents. Since it's a video game character, all the contents was stored in the memory (of a computer or so).

Also

There are 8 bits in a byte

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  • $\begingroup$ And let's not forget the music! $\endgroup$ – mkinson Oct 30 at 11:21
  • $\begingroup$ Gah! Sorry, but that's not the correct answer. rot13(Gur "ivqrb tnzr" gnt ersref gb n fcrpvsvp tnzr.) $\endgroup$ – Dannyu NDos Oct 30 at 11:31
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I still couldn't relate to all the clues, but I think the answer is

Mega

Because

"My ego" VS. "M Ega" is a word play, that doesn't rhyme, but... It's similar enough. The first part of the riddle seems to describe Mega Man, the video game hero that can shoot fire from his hands and feet. In the plot of the video game, Dr Light (hence the hint "let there be light") created a robot that started destroying and attacking everything. Mega man was originally a 8 bit game.

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  • $\begingroup$ Extremely close! $\endgroup$ – Dannyu NDos Oct 30 at 14:29
  • $\begingroup$ rot13(Lbh cvpxrq gur evtug tnzr. Abj eryngr gur pyhrf pbeerpgyl.) $\endgroup$ – Dannyu NDos Oct 30 at 14:42
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Just a weak shot. Is the 4-letter word

Time?

Explanation

“Slices” are similar to “blasted” in the sense that both means the object referred is in pieces.
“Cold” and “burnt” are similar in the way that both are damage done due to extreme temperature.
“Gas” and “battery” are similar in the fact that they are both fuels.
So a 4-letter word similar to “moment” would be “time”.

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  • $\begingroup$ On the second thought, I think you should consider the "video-games" tag. $\endgroup$ – Dannyu NDos Oct 28 at 10:03
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Sad because he lost his

Life?

Explanation:

I think everything is explained with someone who is leaving this world: Memories are only something physical, sliced ​​in the brain. As my brain and my nerves simply exploded agrees with leaving life. My hands and feet are so cold because I am dying. I'd rather burn them because it cold and mean I'm dying. My vehicle ran out of gas is a comparison with reaching the end of life. However, it has 100% battery. It could mean I'm leaving early... My ego can't last this moment means the worst moment you can go through. Because I just lost all my life.

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    $\begingroup$ Consider the "video games" tag. :) $\endgroup$ – Dannyu NDos Oct 28 at 16:32
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maybe

coin

because

you can`t continue if you ran out of money. Super Mario is collecting gold coins.

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Considering your reply to @cinico I'm going to guess

tank

Because

Mega man (Rock man)'s life system is based on energy tanks.

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I believe the answer is

Because I just lost all my

Guts

Explanation:

My memories are only slices

Cut man

As my brain and nerves just blasted.

Bomb man

My hands and feet are so cold

Ice Man

So I'd rather wish them burnt.

Fire Man

My vehicle just ran out of gas

Wily Machine (a vehicle)

Yet it has 100% of the battery.

Elec Man

My ego can't endure this moment

Copy Robot (ego -> self -> clone/copy)

Each of these is

A boss in the original Megaman

so the last line refers to

Guts Man

And he is sad because he is

Blue

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  • $\begingroup$ Gah! Inaccurate explanation. $\endgroup$ – Dannyu NDos Oct 30 at 18:11
  • $\begingroup$ Look at @CGreen's answer, I'm sure they have it $\endgroup$ – Rishabh2 Oct 30 at 18:12

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