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5th Mar '17 1:10:47 AM TheWildWestPyro
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* Some of the 33rd soldiers use the AK-47 instead of the M4A1. While it's easily explained as expediency, it also illustrates that the 33rd are NotSoDifferent from the insurgents.

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* Some of the 33rd soldiers use the AK-47 instead of the M4A1.[=M4A1=]. While it's easily explained as expediency, it also illustrates that the 33rd are NotSoDifferent from the insurgents.
6th Feb '17 12:45:36 PM Jake18
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* Some of the 33rd soldiers use the AK-47 instead of the M4A1. While it's easily explained as expediency, it also illustrates that the 33rd are NotSoDifferent from the insurgents.
27th Dec '16 12:01:11 PM Ferot_Dreadnaught
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** An alternative interpretation advanced by Extra Credits is that the more overtly video-gamey aspects of the game are a deliberate uncanny effect designed to represent Walker's mental state: the obvious spawn points and exploding heads are how Walker sees the world, all filtered through a lens of trying to convince himself that he's a bigger {{Badass}} and hero than he really is. Those pornographic money shot-esque exploding heads when you score a headshot, coupled with erotic slow-motion? That's part of how Walker tries to convince himself ''that he's one of the good guys''. And this, by extension, applies just as much to [[YouBastard the player]] as Walker. If that's not creepy, I don't know what is.

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** An alternative interpretation advanced by Extra Credits is that the more overtly video-gamey aspects of the game are a deliberate uncanny effect designed to represent Walker's mental state: the obvious spawn points and exploding heads are how Walker sees the world, all filtered through a lens of trying to convince himself that he's a bigger {{Badass}} badass and hero than he really is. Those pornographic money shot-esque exploding heads when you score a headshot, coupled with erotic slow-motion? That's part of how Walker tries to convince himself ''that he's one of the good guys''. And this, by extension, applies just as much to [[YouBastard the player]] as Walker. If that's not creepy, I don't know what is.
23rd Dec '16 1:20:57 PM Owlorange1995
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* Right before Captain Walker finds the two men Konrad claims over the radio that he is trying to execute, a couple of vultures fly away from the catwalk they hang from. [[spoiler: The two men turn out to actually be corpses, so the carrion-seeking vultures make a subtle hint to that.]]
28th Oct '16 7:06:08 AM Deathhacker
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* When Walker happens upon the two condemned criminals he realizes that it is a test of character for him, which Konrad confirms. [[spoiler: At the end we learn that both of the "criminals" were in fact two hanging corpses; long since dead before Walker got there and one wasn't even the same gender. However "Konrad" wasn't lying when he said it was a test. It was a SecretTestOfCharacter that was suppose to see if Walker can realize the extent of his hallucinations and delusions.]]
23rd Oct '16 5:22:48 AM TheWildWestPyro
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* Some more excellent foreshadowing: If two levels, Walker will occasionally start with a Desert Eagle, seemingly as his new sidearm, with no explanation where he got it from. Lugo and Adam also produce a Deagle from nowhere in certain chapters. However, Walker continues wielding a Beretta M9 as his sidearm in some cutscenes, in the same holster where the Deagle was supposed to be. And to top it all off, as cool as it is, the Deagle is a very impractical choice of sidearm for any situation outside hunting. Now, consider [[spoiler: Konrad's rant that Walker thinks he's a fantasy action hero, and the Deagle is ''the'' gun of choice for action heroes. Yep, that's right-he's deluding himself into thinking that he's a 1980s badass and doing the same to his comrades. A good sign that he's not the disciplined soldier he used to be.]]

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* Some more excellent foreshadowing: If two levels, Walker will occasionally start with a Desert Eagle, seemingly as his new sidearm, with no explanation where he got it from. Lugo and Adam also produce a Deagle from nowhere in certain chapters. However, Walker continues wielding a Beretta M9 as his sidearm in some cutscenes, in the same holster where the Deagle was supposed to be. Lugo and Adam also still have suppressed M9s as their sidearms. And to top it all off, as cool as it is, the Deagle is a very impractical choice of sidearm for any situation outside hunting. Now, consider [[spoiler: Konrad's rant that Walker thinks he's a fantasy action hero, and the Deagle is ''the'' gun of choice for action heroes. Yep, that's right-he's deluding himself into thinking that he's a 1980s badass 1980s/1990s action movie protagonist and doing the same to with his comrades. A good sign that he's not the disciplined soldier he used to be.]]



* After Lugo [[spoiler: kills the Radioman during "The Rooftops"]] Walker grabs the mic and broadcasts a message to all Dubai: "You are going to be evacuated, but the 33rd needs to pay for what they done". When Konrad starts speaking and telling him that "No one leaves Dubai", listen very, VERY, carefully, and American soldier can be heard on the background talking to Walker! This means that [[spoiler: Walker was hallucinating again and while he didn´t answer the American soldier, this made Command think that Dubai indeed had survivors!]] And that´s why Walker is found by Falcon-1 at the "The Road Back" ending
* During the first encounter with the refugees, after executing the last one, Walker says [[spoiler: "I thought we were rescuing people"]] and that´s wrong in so many levels, because that wasn´t their mission, their mission was [[spoiler: to locate survivors and then LEAVE Dubai]] It goes to show that Walker was deceiving himself from the very beginning

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* After Lugo [[spoiler: kills the Radioman during "The Rooftops"]] Walker grabs the mic and broadcasts a message to all Dubai: "You are going to be evacuated, but the 33rd needs to pay for what they done". When Konrad starts speaking and telling him that "No one leaves Dubai", listen very, VERY, carefully, and an American soldier can be heard on the background talking to Walker! This means that [[spoiler: Walker was hallucinating again and while he didn´t answer the American soldier, this made Command think that Dubai indeed had survivors!]] And that´s why Walker is found by Falcon-1 at the "The Road Back" ending
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* During the first encounter with the refugees, after executing the last one, Walker says [[spoiler: "I thought we were rescuing people"]] and that´s people"]]. It´s wrong in so many levels, because that wasn´t their mission, their mission was [[spoiler: to locate survivors and then LEAVE Dubai]] Dubai]]. It goes to show that Walker was deceiving himself from the very beginningbeginning.
23rd Oct '16 5:20:21 AM TheWildWestPyro
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** After the infamous [[spoiler: White Phosphorous scene, you hear them shout things like "MURDERER!" and "Let's fuckin' BURN 'em!"

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** After the infamous [[spoiler: White Phosphorous scene, you hear them shout things like "MURDERER!" and "Let's fuckin' BURN 'em!"'em!"]]
10th Sep '16 2:54:35 PM Covering
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* After Lugo [[spoiler: kills the Radioman during "The Rooftops"]] Walker grabs the mic and broadcasts a message to all Dubai: "You are going to be evacuated, but the 33rd needs to pay for what they done". When Konrad starts speaking and telling him that "No one leaves Dubai", listen very, VERY, carefully, and American soldier can be heard on the background talking to Walker! This means that [[spoiler: Walker was hallucinating again and while he didn´t answer the American soldier, this made Command think that Dubai indeed had survivors!]] And that´s why Walker goes home at the "The Road Back" ending
During the first encounter with the refugees, after executing the last one, Walker says [[spoiler: "I thought we were rescuing people"]] and that´s wrong in so many levels, because that wasn´t their mission, their mission was [[spoiler: to locate survivors and then LEAVE Dubai]] It goes to show that Walker was deceiving himself from the very beginning

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* After Lugo [[spoiler: kills the Radioman during "The Rooftops"]] Walker grabs the mic and broadcasts a message to all Dubai: "You are going to be evacuated, but the 33rd needs to pay for what they done". When Konrad starts speaking and telling him that "No one leaves Dubai", listen very, VERY, carefully, and American soldier can be heard on the background talking to Walker! This means that [[spoiler: Walker was hallucinating again and while he didn´t answer the American soldier, this made Command think that Dubai indeed had survivors!]] And that´s why Walker goes home is found by Falcon-1 at the "The Road Back" ending
During *During the first encounter with the refugees, after executing the last one, Walker says [[spoiler: "I thought we were rescuing people"]] and that´s wrong in so many levels, because that wasn´t their mission, their mission was [[spoiler: to locate survivors and then LEAVE Dubai]] It goes to show that Walker was deceiving himself from the very beginning
10th Sep '16 2:51:30 PM Covering
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During the first encounter with the refugees, after executing the last one, Walker says [[spoiler: "I thought we were rescuing people"]] and that´s wrong in so many levels, because that wasn´t their mission, their mission was [[spoiler: to locate survivors and then LEAVE Dubai]] It goes to show that Walker was deceiving himself from the very beginning
10th Sep '16 1:59:12 PM Covering
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*After Lugo [[spoiler: kills the Radioman during "The Rooftops"]] Walker grabs the mic and broadcasts a message to all Dubai: "You are going to be evacuated, but the 33rd needs to pay for what they done". When Konrad starts speaking and telling him that "No one leaves Dubai", listen very, VERY, carefully, and American soldier can be heard on the background talking to Walker! This means that [[spoiler: Walker was hallucinating again and while he didn´t answer the American soldier, this made Command think that Dubai indeed had survivors!]] And that´s why Walker goes home at the "The Road Back" ending
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