History NightmareFuel / Prototype

7th Dec '17 6:03:58 PM nombretomado
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* The guy behind ''DeltaGreen'' provided the plot and writing. ''That should tell you everything.''

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* The guy behind ''DeltaGreen'' ''TabletopGame/DeltaGreen'' provided the plot and writing. ''That should tell you everything.''
29th Mar '16 11:36:46 AM lolface123
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25th Feb '16 9:12:44 PM DastardlyDemolition
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*** Which just makes it all the worse, really. Imagine, for a moment, that you live in the ''Prototype'' universe. Zombies are rampaging through the streets nearly unchecked, the military authority is more interested in destroying the enemy than in protecting you, and there's a psychopath so powerful that nobody can stop him and who doesn't actively try to prevent collateral damage or innocent casualties... and the most terrifying part of it is that he can impersonate pretty much anybody he's killed. He could be your wife/husband, whom you've known and loved beyond anything else for ten years or better, and YOU WOULD NEVER KNOW. Or, [[SarcasmMode better yet]], your innocent child whom you've loved and cared for since their birth suddenly transforms their arm into a gigantic sword and stabs you with it, and you're forced to watch helplessly as your son or daughter murders you and begins drawing you into his/her body, and you're so confused and in shock and suddenly, it begins to dawn on you that this '''isn't''' your sweet and loving child, but a ruthless monster that killed him/her and who claimed their identity. And by the time you realize this, you've been cleaved in two, and your spouse walks into the room and you try to shout, to tell them to run, but it's too late because you can only scream in pain and horror, and you're being absorbed into this EldritchAbomination which, by now, looks almost as much like you as you do, and your last living thought is that your family will be next and that everything you've ever known and cherished is like an ant before an utterly ruthless and diabolical God...

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*** Which just makes it all the worse, really. Imagine, for a moment, that you live in the ''Prototype'' universe. Zombies are rampaging through the streets nearly unchecked, the military authority is more interested in destroying the enemy than in protecting you, and there's a psychopath so powerful that nobody can stop him and who doesn't actively try to prevent collateral damage or innocent casualties... and the most terrifying part of it is that he can impersonate pretty much anybody he's killed. He could be your wife/husband, whom you've known and loved beyond anything else for ten years or better, and YOU WOULD NEVER KNOW. Or, [[SarcasmMode better yet]], your innocent child whom you've loved and cared for since their birth suddenly transforms their arm into a gigantic sword and stabs you with it, and you're forced to watch helplessly as your son or daughter murders you and begins drawing you into his/her body, and you're so confused and in shock and suddenly, it begins to dawn on you that this '''isn't''' your sweet and loving child, but a ruthless monster that killed him/her and who claimed their identity. And by the time you realize this, you've been cleaved in two, and your spouse walks into the room and you try to shout, to tell them to run, but it's too late because you can only scream in pain and horror, and you're being absorbed into this EldritchAbomination HumanoidAbomination which, by now, looks almost as much like you as you do, and your last living thought is that your family will be next and that everything you've ever known and cherished is like an ant before an utterly ruthless and diabolical God...
29th Jan '16 1:49:50 AM Mr.Bubbles
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* Know who's even more terrifying than Alex Mercer? [[spoiler: The original Alex Mercer. To begin with, this guy is where the Alex we know gets his sociopathic tendencies. Except he was even ''worse'' as a result of a spending years in the foster care system before being reunited with his mother after she got out of prison. He grew up to become an extremely brilliant scientist, but didn't trust nor care about anyone else, not even his own sister, who'd been his only family for many years. In his own words, he "wasn't paid to feel." This guy is also responsible for the creation of the most dangerous virus in history, which, when his back was against the wall in Penn Station, he intentionally unleashed on Manhattan. It took a ViralTransformation for this guy to develop a ''conscience'']]. No matter how much of a monster you are in the game, you'll still be a better person than this guy.

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* Know who's even more terrifying worse than Alex Mercer? [[spoiler: The original Alex Mercer. To begin with, this guy is where the Alex we know gets his sociopathic tendencies. Except he was even ''worse'' as a result of a spending years in the foster care system before being reunited with his mother after she got out of prison. He grew up to become an extremely brilliant scientist, but didn't trust nor care about anyone else, not even his own sister, who'd been his only family for many years. In his own words, he "wasn't paid to feel." This guy is also the guy responsible for the creation of the most dangerous virus in history, which, when his back was against the wall in Penn Station, he intentionally unleashed on Manhattan. It took a ViralTransformation for this guy him to actually develop a ''conscience'']]. No It really says something when, no matter how much of a monster murderer you are in the game, you'll still never be a better person than this guy.him.
29th Jan '16 1:27:48 AM Mr.Bubbles
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* Know who's even more terrifying than Alex Mercer? [[spoiler: The original Alex Mercer. To begin with, this guy is where the Alex we know gets his sociopathic tendencies. Except he was even ''worse'' as a result of a spending years in the foster care system before being reunited with his mother after she got out of prison. He grew up to become an extremely brilliant scientist, but didn't trust nor care about anyone else, not even his own sister, who'd been his only family for many years. In his own words, he "wasn't paid to feel." This guy is also responsible for the creation of the most dangerous virus in history, which, when his back was against the wall in Penn Station, he intentionally unleashed on Manhattan. It took a ViralTransformation for this guy to develop a ''conscience'']]. No matter how much of a monster you are in the game, you'll still be a better person than this guy.
21st Sep '15 9:49:59 PM TechnoPervert
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* On the other hand, imagine being Alex himself. You're a living nightmare, a monster feared by ''other'' monsters, an apex predator...and you know this because everyone you've ever killed, you ''know'' in perfect detail right down to the moment you murdered them horrifically, and their memories are yours - they ''are'' you. You'd know every little thought they ever had to justify themselves, every moment of happiness, every moment of pain and sorrow, and their final agonised screams are still going on in your mind. And yet you're going to keep killing people because if you don't, you'll never find the truth and even more people will die and they'll never stop hunting you. At first it's all right because you're mostly a sociopath, but you absorb more pain, more humanity, more ''guilt''...

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* On the other hand, imagine being Alex himself. You're a living nightmare, a monster feared by ''other'' monsters, an apex predator...and you know this because everyone you've ever killed, you ''know'' in perfect detail right down to the moment you murdered them horrifically, and their memories are yours - they ''are'' you. You'd know every little thought they ever had to justify themselves, every moment of happiness, every moment of pain and sorrow, and their final agonised agonized screams are still going on in your mind. And yet you're going to keep killing people because if you don't, you'll never find the truth and even more people will die and they'll never stop hunting you. At first it's all right because you're mostly a sociopath, but you absorb more pain, more humanity, more ''guilt''...



* PARIAH...just..just [[EnfantTerrible PARIAH]]. Seriously, we know very little about the [[OlderThanTheyLook "kid"]] other than the fact that he's the virus' full potential realized and considering what we saw the virus can do, that is a scary thought all on its own, and then there's the picture from the web of intrigue with him ''standing next to a mutilated corpse with pleanty of blood on his hands.'' And finally the oh so [[SarcasmMode lovely]] scenario thought up by one of the people you eat for the web of intrigue of what if Alex and PARIAH meet up. In his words "[[Alex and PARIAH meeting]] would be exceedingly bad." [[PrecisionFStrike No shit doc, no shit.]]

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* PARIAH...just..just [[EnfantTerrible PARIAH]]. Seriously, we know very little about the [[OlderThanTheyLook "kid"]] other than the fact that he's the virus' full potential realized and considering what we saw the virus can do, that is a scary thought all on its own, and then there's the picture from the web of intrigue with him ''standing next to a mutilated corpse with pleanty plenty of blood on his hands.'' And finally the oh so [[SarcasmMode lovely]] scenario thought up by one of the people you eat for the web of intrigue of what if Alex and PARIAH meet up. In his words "[[Alex "[[spoiler:Alex and PARIAH meeting]] would be exceedingly bad." [[PrecisionFStrike No shit doc, no shit.]]
20th Sep '15 2:42:11 AM Hailfire25
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** What make it so terrifying is that, they're right. They are the last line and they must do all those things to stop it.
14th Mar '15 3:28:02 AM TinMan
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** People have, in fact, said that it would be the EndOfTheWorldAsWeKnowIt. This is not an 'if X character meets Y character, their shared awesomeness will cause the universe to explode' jokingly theorized in the spirit of fun, this is the actual apocalypse we're talking about here.

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** People have, in fact, said that it would be the EndOfTheWorldAsWeKnowIt. This is not an 'if X character meets Y character, their shared awesomeness will cause the universe to explode' jokingly theorized in the spirit of fun, this is the actual apocalypse we're talking about here.here.
* One of the Web of Intrigue entries is Colonel Taggart being briefed on expected Marine casualties during the Manhattan occupation. He's told to expect at least 1000 to 2500 dead per week. That's bad enough, but it gets ''worse''. The expectations were drawn up from the information Blackwatch had before the occupation began, based upon the idea that they knew what they were up against. However, it's repeatedly made clear that Blackwatch had been preparing to fight the wrong war. Considering what we actually see in-game, the Marines likely took far worse losses.
23rd Aug '14 11:59:37 AM Medinoc
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* PARIAH...just..just [[EnfantTerrible PARIAH]]. Seriously, we know very little about the [[OlderThanTheyLook "kid"]] other then the fact that he's the virus' full potential realized and considering what we saw the virus can do, that is a scary thought all on its own, and then there's the picture from the web of intrigue with him ''standing next to a mutilated corpse with pleanty of blood on his hands.'' And finally the oh so [[SarcasmMode lovely]] scenario thought up by one of the people you eat for the web of intrigue of what if Alex and PARIAH meet up. In his words "[[Alex and PARIAH meeting]] would be exceedingly bad." [[PrecisionFStrike No shit doc, no shit.]]

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* PARIAH...just..just [[EnfantTerrible PARIAH]]. Seriously, we know very little about the [[OlderThanTheyLook "kid"]] other then than the fact that he's the virus' full potential realized and considering what we saw the virus can do, that is a scary thought all on its own, and then there's the picture from the web of intrigue with him ''standing next to a mutilated corpse with pleanty of blood on his hands.'' And finally the oh so [[SarcasmMode lovely]] scenario thought up by one of the people you eat for the web of intrigue of what if Alex and PARIAH meet up. In his words "[[Alex and PARIAH meeting]] would be exceedingly bad." [[PrecisionFStrike No shit doc, no shit.]]
17th Feb '14 6:20:51 PM Crinias
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* The Blackwatch's creed shows you just how terrifyingly devoted these guys are.
--->'''"NO ONE IS SAFE. NOTHING IS SACRED. WE ARE THE LAST LINE OF DEFENSE. WE ARE BLACKWATCH."'''



** People have, in fact, said that it would be the EndOfTheWorldAsWeKnowIt. This is not an 'if X character meets Y character, their shared awesomeness will cause the universe to explode' jokingly theorized in the spirit of fun, this is the actual apocalypse we're talking about here.
* Actually Alex Mercer is causing himself to get nightmare fuel. Every time he absorbs some one he can remember everything from there lives,including when they were screaming when he killed them. So he has to suffer through all of their violent and painful memories. Think about that the next time you consume someone in the game.

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** People have, in fact, said that it would be the EndOfTheWorldAsWeKnowIt. This is not an 'if X character meets Y character, their shared awesomeness will cause the universe to explode' jokingly theorized in the spirit of fun, this is the actual apocalypse we're talking about here.
* Actually Alex Mercer is causing himself to get nightmare fuel. Every time he absorbs some one he can remember everything from there lives,including when they were screaming when he killed them. So he has to suffer through all of their violent and painful memories. Think about that the next time you consume someone in the game.
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