History VideoGame / DreamfallChapters

21st Aug '16 12:42:52 AM Wyvern76
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* SignedUpForTheDental:
-->'''Nela:''' What does it feel like, working for a fucking fascist regime, trampling all over the working people?\\
'''EYE soldier:''' I'm okay with it. Good healthcare, no overtime, and the pay is decent.


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** One of the paintings hanging in the House of All Worlds is a copy of [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nighthawks Nighthawks]], with Etta and Magnus in place of the couple at the bar.
* SignedUpForTheDental:
-->'''Nela:''' What does it feel like, working for a fucking fascist regime, trampling all over the working people?\\
'''EYE soldier:''' I'm okay with it. Good healthcare, no overtime, and the pay is decent.
21st Aug '16 12:13:42 AM Wyvern76
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** If your choices lead to [[spoiler:Ulvic being arrested]], you never find out for certain if he survived or not.
21st Aug '16 12:10:48 AM Wyvern76
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* KarmaHoudini:
** [[spoiler:Mother Utana]] gets away scot free in the end -- though the epilogue shows that she'll eventually be defeated, her specific fate is not revealed.



*** The hill of the Gribbler's home is the Yaga, who is the nightmare to Lux's dream
*** Remaining in the present moment is killing Abnaxus

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*** [[spoiler:Roper Klacks was the Necromancer King of Ge'en]] -- which makes him [[Really700YearsOld at least a thousand years old]].
*** The hill of the Gribbler's home is the Yaga, who is the nightmare to Lux's dream
dream.
*** Remaining in the present moment is killing AbnaxusAbnaxus.



* RewardedAsATraitorDeserves: [[spoiler:Jakai Salmin in Book 4, after he sells out the rebels.]] He is swiftly rewarded with a knife to the back by [[spoiler:Vamon]].

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* RewardedAsATraitorDeserves: [[spoiler:Jakai Salmin in Book 4, after he sells out the rebels.]] He is swiftly rewarded with a knife to the back gut by [[spoiler:Vamon]].


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** Zoe refers to Ben-Bandu as an [[Franchise/StarWars Ewok]].
** If you examine [[spoiler:Lady Alvane's]] map of the multiverse in the final scene, one of the worlds that she remembers visiting is described as a place of "odd angles" and [[Franchise/CthulhuMythos "transdimensional cephalopods"]].
5th Aug '16 6:18:56 AM TheAmazingBlachman
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Had it reached $2M, the devs would have greenlit the pre-production of ''The Longest Journey Home'' (essentially, ''The Longest Journey 2'' [[WhatCouldHaveBeen with April in the lead role, which is a conclusion of her story]]). While series creator and writer Ragnar Tørnquist has stated that he one day hopes to release ''Home'' in some form, he also said that the project isn't happening for "[[https://twitter.com/ragso/status/741008032528801794 a long, long time, if at all]]."

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Had it reached $2M, the devs would have greenlit the pre-production of ''The Longest Journey Home'' (essentially, ''The Longest Journey 2'' [[WhatCouldHaveBeen with April in the lead role, which is a conclusion of her story]]). While series creator and writer Ragnar Tørnquist has stated that he one day hopes to release ''Home'' in some form, he also said that the project isn't happening for "[[https://twitter.com/ragso/status/741008032528801794 a long, long time, if at all]]."
29th Jul '16 5:53:26 PM KrisSimsters
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** The whole game is filled with amazing visuals!!
22nd Jul '16 8:56:49 PM lrrose
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* NiceJobFixingItVillain: In Book 5, [[spoiler:Brian Westhouse and Helena Chang have all but won and activate the Engine and Eingana to remake the universe. But in doing so, they break down the barriers between reality and Storytime, allowing Zoë to use her Dreamer powers in Stark and save the universe.]]
11th Jul '16 8:14:04 PM NOYB
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* HereWeGoAgain: When Queenie asks Zoë to find and save Hannah, Zoë's diary makes a dry note on how the last time she was tasked with finding and rescuing a girl she didn't even know, [[SarcasmMode it ended very well for everyone involved and their friends/relatives]].

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* HereWeGoAgain: When Queenie asks Zoë to find and save Hannah, Hanna, Zoë's diary makes a dry note on how the last time she was tasked with finding and rescuing a girl she didn't even know, [[SarcasmMode it ended very well for everyone involved and their friends/relatives]].



* SequelHook: [[spoiler: Saga departing with Kian at the end, the fact that Hannah did not appear in the ending...]] Confirmed by Tørnquist that there will be a sequel done eventually.

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* SequelHook: [[spoiler: Saga departing with Kian at the end, the fact that Hannah Hanna did not appear in the ending...]] Confirmed by Tørnquist that there will be a sequel done eventually.



* WhatHappenedToTheMouse: [[spoiler: Hannah is never seen again after book four, although she is still mentioned. Falk's survival will only be mentioned in an offhand comment.]]

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* WhatHappenedToTheMouse: [[spoiler: Hannah Hanna is never seen again after book four, although she is still mentioned. Falk's survival will only be mentioned in an offhand comment.]]
11th Jul '16 11:27:43 AM StFan
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* AntiFrustrationFeatures: The beginning of Book two has a puzzle that requires you to order some drawings in chronological order. Those drawings tell events from TheLongestJourney, which might be difficult if you haven't played it or don't remember it well. However, drawings placed in the correct spot stay there and cannot be removed, so it facilitates a lot if you end up having to go by trial and error.

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* AntiFrustrationFeatures: The beginning of Book two has a puzzle that requires you to order some drawings in chronological order. Those drawings tell events from TheLongestJourney, ''The Longest Journey'', which might be difficult if you haven't played it or don't remember it well. However, drawings placed in the correct spot stay there and cannot be removed, so it facilitates a lot if you end up having to go by trial and error.



* CerebusRetcon: Back in TheLongestJourney Roper Klacks was pretty much a comic relief, and his demise by ending up trapped in a calculator was PlayedForLaughs. Then comes Book 5 and we learn that thanks to this imprisonment, he got the inspiration to [[spoiler:build the Azadi engine, which performed calculations and is capable of eliminating magic, as well bringing TheEndOfTheWorldAsWeKnowIt]].

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* CerebusRetcon: Back in TheLongestJourney ''The Longest Journey'' Roper Klacks was pretty much a comic relief, and his demise by ending up trapped in a calculator was PlayedForLaughs. Then comes Book 5 and we learn that thanks to this imprisonment, he got the inspiration to [[spoiler:build the Azadi engine, which performed calculations and is capable of eliminating magic, as well bringing TheEndOfTheWorldAsWeKnowIt]].



* DecoyProtagonist: [[spoiler:Saga]], the secret third playable character. Not only for Dreamfall Chapters, but also for the whole series. [[spoiler:Saga]] saves the other two playable characters, and is revealed to be [[spoiler:Lady Alvane, the misterious old lady who narrated the events of TheLongestJourney]]. Additionally, [[spoiler:Saga]] is hinted during Book 1 to also be [[spoiler:a reborn April Ryan]].

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* DecoyProtagonist: [[spoiler:Saga]], the secret third playable character. Not only for Dreamfall Chapters, but also for the whole series. [[spoiler:Saga]] saves the other two playable characters, and is revealed to be [[spoiler:Lady Alvane, the misterious old lady who narrated the events of TheLongestJourney]].''The Longest Journey'']]. Additionally, [[spoiler:Saga]] is hinted during Book 1 to also be [[spoiler:a reborn April Ryan]].



* WhereItAllBegan: Happens to the whole saga at the end of Dreamfall Chapters. [[spoiler:TheLongestJourney, the first game of the Saga, begins at the House of All Worlds with Lady Alvane telling April Ryan's story. Dreamfall Chapters ends at this same place with Lady Alvane, who is revealed to be old Saga, meeting April Ryan from the past. Bonus points that back in TheLongestJourney Lady Alvane did mention that the story ends where it begins.]]

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* WhereItAllBegan: Happens to the whole saga at the end of Dreamfall Chapters. [[spoiler:TheLongestJourney, [[spoiler:''The Longest Journey'', the first game of the Saga, begins at the House of All Worlds with Lady Alvane telling April Ryan's story. Dreamfall Chapters ends at this same place with Lady Alvane, who is revealed to be old Saga, meeting April Ryan from the past. Bonus points that back in TheLongestJourney ''The Longest Journey'' Lady Alvane did mention that the story ends where it begins.]]
10th Jul '16 10:27:04 PM NOYB
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* MadScientist: The Sister in charge of the Azadi concentration camp for magicals. [[spoiler:She's experimenting on them to create a disease which will kill all magicals. Mother Utana is revealed to be in charge of the whole thing in Book 5.]]

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* MadScientist: The Sister in charge of the Azadi concentration camp for magicals. [[spoiler:She's experimenting on them to create a disease which that will kill all magicals. Mother Utana is revealed to be in charge of the whole thing in Book 5.]]



* SyntheticPlague: In Book Four, it's revealed that [[spoiler:the Azadi are working on a plague which will target any creature touched by magic. The plague that killed half the Dolmari was the prototype. The one they have running now will reliably kill children of any magical species]].

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* SyntheticPlague: In Book Four, it's revealed that [[spoiler:the Azadi are working on a plague which that will target any creature touched by magic. The plague that killed half the Dolmari was the prototype. The one they have running now will reliably kill children of any magical species]].
4th Jul '16 10:24:08 AM lrrose
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* AntiFrustrationFeatures: The begining of Book two has a puzzle that requires you to order some drawings in chronological order. Those drawings tell events from TheLongestJourney, which might be difficult if you haven't played it or don't remember it well. However, drawings placed in the correct spot stay there and cannot be removed, so it facilitates a lot if you end up having to go by trial and error.

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* AmbiguousSituation:
** [[spoiler:Kian apparently overthrows Mother Utana and her masked council when he becomes the Bloodless King, but Utana's final fate is not revealed.]]
** [[spoiler:According to Gabriel, after Zoë took the Undreaming from Westhouse, there was a bright flash of light and Westhouse and Helena Chang vanished. Their final fates are never revealed, although Gabriel notes that if Helena survived, she's probably in hiding on account of being the most wanted woman in the world.]]
* AntiFrustrationFeatures: The begining beginning of Book two has a puzzle that requires you to order some drawings in chronological order. Those drawings tell events from TheLongestJourney, which might be difficult if you haven't played it or don't remember it well. However, drawings placed in the correct spot stay there and cannot be removed, so it facilitates a lot if you end up having to go by trial and error.



* ChekhovsGun: Remember that gun Commander Vamon was carrying throughout ''Dreamfall'' but never got to use? Well, he shoots Kian with it the second time we see him in this game.

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* ChekhovsGun: ChekhovsGun:
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Remember that gun Commander Vamon was carrying throughout ''Dreamfall'' but never got to use? Well, he shoots Kian with it the second time we see him in this game.game.
** The Silver Spear of Gorimon was first mentioned in a legend in ''The Longest Journey''. The Spear finally makes an appearance as [[spoiler:the Prophet's staff. Kian uses it to kill Klacks and free the Undreaming.]]



* KarmaHoudini:
** [[spoiler: Utana. She reveals herself to be a BitchInSheepsClothing and genocidal against the magicals. Unlike Sahya and Vamon, her fate is not explicitly revealed. Although we do know that Kian becomes King in Sadir.]]
** [[spoiler: Helena Chang and possibly Westhouse. Helena's death is never confirmed, although Gabriel mentions many people want her dead. Westhouse loses the power of the Undreaming, but it's not expressly clear what becomes of him.]]
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