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4th Feb '16 3:13:52 PM Javertshark13
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* IncrediblyLamePun: Delphineus makes these like they're going out of style.
* KickTheSonOfABitch: Flesh-Eater seems to have brutally killed the pirate crew who harpooned Cetus.


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* WoobieDestroyerOfWorlds: Flesh-Eater isn't really responsible for his actions, given that his mind has been mutated by toxic waste. It's suggested that once the poison is removed, he may return to being a harmless manta.
18th Jul '15 1:31:14 AM Mikeyfan93
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In the first game, ''"The Search for Cetus"'', Adam meets a talking Dolphin that's been nursed back to health at a Marine Biological Institution after being trapped in a fishing net. He releases the dolphin back into the wild, but the dolphin later comes back to request his aid. Adam travels to an underwater kingdom, consisting mostly of ancient grecian ruins, and populated by a wide variety of talking marine life (anything from manatees to clownfish seem to be able to hold an intelligent conversation here). It appears that the ruler of this kingdom, an old and wise sperm whale, has gone missing, and Adam must find him. To make matters worse, a gigantic manta ray mutated by a hidden underwater radioactive waste dump, has been terrorizing the kingdom and must be stopped.

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In the first game, ''"The Search for Cetus"'', Adam meets a talking Dolphin that's been nursed back to health at a Marine Biological Institution after being trapped in a fishing net. He releases the dolphin back into the wild, but the dolphin later comes back to request his aid. Adam travels to an underwater kingdom, consisting mostly of ancient grecian ruins, and populated by a wide variety of talking marine life (anything from manatees to clownfish seem to be able to hold an intelligent conversation here). It appears that the ruler of this kingdom, an old and wise sperm whale, has gone missing, and Adam must find him. To make matters worse, a gigantic manta ray mutated by a hidden underwater radioactive waste dump, has been terrorizing the kingdom and must be stopped.
stopped. It is also notable for being the first game designed by Creator/JaneJensen, creator of the ''VideoGame/GabrielKnight'' series.
8th May '15 1:05:30 PM Mikeyfan93
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[=EcoQuest=] is a series of two adventure games by ''{{Sierra}} entertainment'', designed primarily for younger audiences. The story follows Adam Greene, a young boy and son of an ecologist, who has a remarkable tendency to meet talking animals and be recruited to save their dying animal kingdoms from some hazard inflicted by mankind.

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[=EcoQuest=] is a series of two adventure games by ''{{Sierra}} entertainment'', {{Sierra}}, designed primarily for younger audiences. The story follows Adam Greene, a young boy and son of an ecologist, who has a remarkable tendency to meet talking animals and be recruited to save their dying animal kingdoms from some hazard inflicted by mankind.
25th Jul '14 7:31:54 PM SoulRazorMinion
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* NamesToRunAwayFromReallyFast: Maxim Slaughter in ''[=EcoQuest=] 2''.

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* NamesToRunAwayFromReallyFast: Flesh Eater in the first game. Maxim Slaughter in ''[=EcoQuest=] 2''.
24th Jun '14 7:23:07 PM sunlitgarden
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* EvilPoacher: Maxim Slaughter, the villain in ''[=EcoQuest=] 2''. His room is full of various trophies.

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* EvilPoacher: Maxim Slaughter, the villain in ''[=EcoQuest=] 2''. His room is full of various endangered animal trophies.
24th Jun '14 7:10:53 PM sunlitgarden
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* BananaRepublic: ''EcoQuest 2'' is set in one, if how easily Slaughter bribes the guard at the beginning is any indication.
* CityOfGold: What Slaughter is after in ''EcoQuest 2''. Subverted in that [[spoiler:the true treasure is not gold, but Forest Heart's seedling.]]
* CopyProtection: In ''EcoQuest: The Search for Cetus'', the door's security code in the beginning of the game. In ''EcoQuest 2: Lost Secret of the Rainforest'', the Shaman's face paint patterns.

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* BananaRepublic: ''EcoQuest ''[=EcoQuest=] 2'' is set in one, if how easily Slaughter bribes the guard at the beginning is any indication.
* CityOfGold: What Slaughter is after in ''EcoQuest ''[=EcoQuest=] 2''. Subverted in that [[spoiler:the true treasure is not gold, but Forest Heart's seedling.]]
* CopyProtection: In ''EcoQuest: ''[=EcoQuest=]: The Search for Cetus'', the door's security code in the beginning of the game. In ''EcoQuest ''[=EcoQuest=] 2: Lost Secret of the Rainforest'', the Shaman's face paint patterns.



* EvilPoacher: Maxim Slaughter, the villain in ''[=EcoQuest=] 2''. His room is full of various trophies.



* GameBreakingBug: Playing ''EcoQuest 2'' with a computer that is too fast results in an "888.pal not found" error at a certain point in the game. This bug can be averted by using a slowdown utility.

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* GameBreakingBug: Playing ''EcoQuest ''[=EcoQuest=] 2'' with a computer that is too fast results in an "888.pal not found" error at a certain point in the game. This bug can be averted by using a slowdown utility.



* NamesToRunAwayFromReallyFast: Maxim Slaughter in ''EcoQuest 2''.

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* NamesToRunAwayFromReallyFast: Maxim Slaughter in ''EcoQuest ''[=EcoQuest=] 2''.



* ShoutOut: In EcoQuest 2: "All that is gold does not glitter." A reference to ''Literature/TheLordOfTheRings.''

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* ShoutOut: In EcoQuest 2: ''[=EcoQuest=] 2'': "All that is gold does not glitter." A reference to ''Literature/TheLordOfTheRings.''
24th Jun '14 6:55:16 PM sunlitgarden
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* MeaningfulName: Adam and Noah Greene. Considering these are games based around [[GreenAesop Green Aesops]]...
24th Jun '14 6:45:41 PM sunlitgarden
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* BananaRepublic: ''EcoQuest 2'' is set in one, if how easily Slaughter bribes the guard at the beginning is any indication.
16th Aug '13 2:18:14 PM Lophotrochozoa
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* ShoutOut: In EcoQuest 2: "All that is gold does not glitter." A reference to ''TheLordOfTheRings.''

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* ShoutOut: In EcoQuest 2: "All that is gold does not glitter." A reference to ''TheLordOfTheRings.''Literature/TheLordOfTheRings.''
3rd Jul '13 9:05:14 AM ImpudentInfidel
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* CuttingTheNot: A few puzzles in the first game tempt you with complicated adventure game combining-items solutions, but can be solved by just literally cutting through something.

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* CuttingTheNot: CuttingTheKnot: A few puzzles in the first game tempt you with complicated adventure game combining-items solutions, but can be solved by just literally cutting through something.
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