History VideoGame / BladeRunner

9th Jul '16 2:30:55 PM darkpast
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* BittersweetEnding: Some of the endings are this.

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* BittersweetEnding: Some of the endings are this. [[spoiler: Such as escaping the city but having your love interest killed, or realizing you're a replicant and that you don't have much time to live.]]



* CrapsackWorld: Like the film.

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* CrapsackWorld: Like the film.film, though some elements from the book are used as well (e.g. humans using robotic animals as pets, or the kipple).



* EarnYourHappyEnding: Sometimes. But not every ending.

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* EarnYourHappyEnding: Sometimes. But not every ending.[[spoiler: If you're a replicant or their sympathizer, finding all four pieces of DNA information will give them a chance to extend their life. If you play as a true blade runner, saving Crystal will result in you two becoming partners and a much more upbeat ending than if only you survive.]]



* FemmeFatale: Dektora is a classic example and yes, being highly attractive, classy and manipulative.

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* FemmeFatale: Dektora is a classic example and yes, example, being highly attractive, classy and manipulative.



* HandCannon: Crystal's gun, and yours, too, with a certain ammo upgrade.

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* HandCannon: Crystal's gun, a sawn-off shotgun. Once you get the best ammo, your gun also becomes one - it can drop almost any human in only one hit, and yours, too, with a certain ammo upgrade.even replicants usually take only 2-3.



* LoveHurts: All your potential love interests can get killed.



* SmugSnake: Gaff.

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* SmugSnake: Gaff.Gaff, if you take the rep sympathizer route.
13th Jun '16 4:39:23 AM VampireBuddha
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* HitScan: Guns in general.

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* HitScan: {{Hitscan}}: Guns in general.
31st May '16 9:28:53 AM darkpast
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* WhatTheHellHero: Killing Bullet Bob makes Ray wonder about this aloud; for even if Bob were a Replicant, he was a pretty fun and benign one. [[spoiler: He's actually always human, albeit seriously mentally unstable. The game will treat killing Ray as having killed a human, and this will be mentioned in a dialogue later in the game.]]

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* WhatTheHellHero: Killing Bullet Bob makes Ray wonder about this aloud; for even if Bob were a Replicant, he was a pretty fun and benign one. [[spoiler: He's actually always human, albeit seriously mentally unstable. The game will treat killing Ray Bob as having killed a human, and this will be mentioned in a dialogue later in the game.]]
21st May '16 10:38:11 AM darkpast
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* FemmeFatale: Dektora is a classic example and yes, being highly attractive, classy and manipulative.


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* QuestionableConsent: Ray can hook up with 14-year-old Lucy. They don't have any sexual contact, but their relationship is definitely shown as one of romantic partners rather than father-daughter.


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* WomanInBlack: Dektora wears a black dress off-stage and she's quite dangerous. [[spoiler: She's either a replicant or their sympathizer.]]
21st May '16 8:58:42 AM darkpast
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** Ray can withstand several bullets and keep going. This might be a case of ArbitraryGunPower. [[spoiler: Or it might indicate he's a replicant with superhuman toughness.]]
19th May '16 2:59:10 PM darkpast
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* {{Foreshadowing}}: Quite a few examples:
** Early in the game you'll find a brocuhre advertising a type of replicant model. This is a hint about who the game's randomly picked as a replicant. [[spoiler:E.g. if it mentions a Lolita model, Lucy will be a replicant.]]
** When investigating a bombing scene, Ray will comment on whether the bomber was an expert who could have only been trained off-world or an amateur. This is important because the replicants are all off-worlders. [[spoiler: If the bomber is an expert trained off-world, this means Sadik is a replicant. Otherwise he's just a sympathizer.]]


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* FromNobodyToNightmare: Dependent on your actions, [[spoiler:Ray can go from a rookie cop to a dangerous fugitive who's slaughtered more than a dozen policemen]].
19th May '16 2:41:15 PM darkpast
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* AntiVillain: Clovis. Much like Batty from the movie, he's a violent terrorist, but also an escaped slave who just wants to live in peace and extend his people's artificially-limited lifespan.



* AsianSpeekeeEngrish: Most Asian characters speak like this, but especially Zubin.



* BigBad: Clovis, being the leader of the replicants.



* TheDragon: Sadik is Clovis's right-hand man and a proficient fighter.



* TheEveryman: Ray doesn't really have any outstanding personality quirks, and pretty much serves as a "blank slate" for the player to project himself onto.



** However, the test isn't one-hundred percent accurate; ask too many low-intensity questions and you won't evoke a strong enough response from the subject to confirm whether they're a Replicant, but ask too many high-intensity ones and they'll demand you to stop the test before you can get a conclusive result.

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** However, the test isn't one-hundred percent accurate; ask too many low-intensity questions and you won't evoke a strong enough response from the subject to confirm whether they're a Replicant, but ask too many high-intensity ones and they'll demand you to stop the test before you can get a conclusive result. In addition, the test can give an inaccurate result if the subject is mentally unstable (e.g. Bullet Bob).



** There's also several to Literature/DoAndroidsDreamOfElectricSheep (e.g. the conversation with Dektora is highly reminiscent of the dialogue with Luba Luft in the novel).



* WhatMeasureIsANonHuman: A persistent theme throughout the game, made even more chilling by some of the VK results that come out as inconclusive.
* WhatTheHellHero: Killing Bullet Bob makes Ray wonder about this aloud; for even if Bob were a Replicant, he was a pretty fun and benign one.

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* WhatMeasureIsANonHuman: A persistent theme throughout the game, made even more chilling by some of the VK results that come out as inconclusive.
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* WhatTheHellHero: Killing Bullet Bob makes Ray wonder about this aloud; for even if Bob were a Replicant, he was a pretty fun and benign one. [[spoiler: He's actually always human, albeit seriously mentally unstable. The game will treat killing Ray as having killed a human, and this will be mentioned in a dialogue later in the game.]]
29th Mar '16 8:00:08 PM Kadorhal
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* DialogueTree: Whenever talking to people.

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* DialogueTree: Whenever Usually whenever talking to people.people, though the player can also set Ray's "mood" so he'll automatically pick a response in line with that during dialogue.



** However, the test isn't one-hundred percent accurate; sometimes asking or not asking certain questions changes the result, or causes the result to come back as "Inconclusive".

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** However, the test isn't one-hundred percent accurate; sometimes asking or not asking certain ask too many low-intensity questions changes and you won't evoke a strong enough response from the result, or causes subject to confirm whether they're a Replicant, but ask too many high-intensity ones and they'll demand you to stop the result to come back as "Inconclusive".test before you can get a conclusive result.



* {{Interquel}}: The game takes place during the 1982 film, and you can meet Tyrell and Leon (before they're killed, of course), and Leon's hotel room has already been searched through by Deckard.

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* {{Interquel}}: The game takes place during the 1982 film, and you can meet Tyrell and Leon (before they're killed, of course), and Leon's hotel room has already been searched through by Deckard. You can even see Deckard from the "snake scale" scene in the film in a photo you can analyze at one point.
26th Aug '15 9:48:23 AM AnotherGuy
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* AlreadyDoneForYou: Frequently; many witnesses complain that they were already interviewed by another cop.

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* AlreadyDoneForYou: Frequently; many witnesses complain that they were already interviewed by another cop. ([[Film/BladeRunner Guess who?]])
26th Aug '15 9:47:19 AM AnotherGuy
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* {{Interquel}}: The game takes place during the 1982 film, and you can meet Terrell and Leon (before they're killed, of course), and Leon's hotel room has already been searched through by Deckard.

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* {{Interquel}}: The game takes place during the 1982 film, and you can meet Terrell Tyrell and Leon (before they're killed, of course), and Leon's hotel room has already been searched through by Deckard.
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