If there's a single favourite pastime amongst video game characters, it's trying to take control of the world. Whether it involves an evil genius hankering for a planet-wide back yard, a mighty battle of androgyny between plucky RPG heroes and megalomaniacal RPG villains, or a simple case of a nutjob with too much time on his hands, someone is always having a go at the old planetary domination business.
Usually of course, their plans are stopped. But sometimes their plans are so bad that even if they'd worked, they still wouldn't have worked. Here are the top 7 such stupid plans, with their inherent failings highlighted for all the world to laugh at. While not being conquered.