History VideoGame / LostHorizon

9th May '16 11:24:13 AM ChronoLegion
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* FateWorseThanDeath: According to Fenton, being tortured with German marching music is this.
6th May '16 8:40:23 AM ChronoLegion
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** VideoGame/MonkeyIsland's famous distraction technique is referenced when Fenton, confronted in Hong Kong, can try: "Behind you! A three-headed dragon!" It doesn't work.

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** VideoGame/MonkeyIsland's ''VideoGame/MonkeyIsland''[='s=] famous distraction technique is referenced when Fenton, confronted in Hong Kong, can try: "Behind you! A three-headed dragon!" It doesn't work.work.
*** Later, when looking at an argali, Fenton points out that it's "the second biggest sheep [he's] ever seen".
19th Apr '16 3:45:21 AM erforce
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* InspirationNod: The game's overall feel seems to owe quite a bit to Franchise/IndianaJones (what with the whole "rugged but good-hearted rogue racing against the Nazis to secure an ancient secret that would give them unimaginable power" angle), and a number of things which show up are likely to be nods in its direction. The [[TravelMontage Travel Montages]] are one. Another is the plane crash in the Himalayas, which happens to use the exact same type of plane as Indy was in (a Ford Trimotor).

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* InspirationNod: The game's overall feel seems to owe quite a bit to Franchise/IndianaJones ''Franchise/IndianaJones'' (what with the whole "rugged but good-hearted rogue racing against the Nazis to secure an ancient secret that would give them unimaginable power" angle), and a number of things which show up are likely to be nods in its direction. The [[TravelMontage Travel Montages]] are one. Another is the plane crash in the Himalayas, which happens to use the exact same type of plane as Indy was in (a Ford Trimotor).



** Franchise/IndianaJones seems to have been a significant inspiration for the game (Nazis chasing a mystical MacGuffin that'll give them world domination, etc), and gets a direct reference when Fenton uses the line: "[[{{Film/Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade}} Nazis. I hate these guys.]]"

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** Franchise/IndianaJones ''Franchise/IndianaJones'' seems to have been a significant inspiration for the game (Nazis chasing a mystical MacGuffin that'll give them world domination, etc), and gets a direct reference when Fenton uses the line: "[[{{Film/Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade}} "[[Film/IndianaJonesAndTheLastCrusade Nazis. I hate these guys.]]"



* TravelMontage: Given the amount of inspiration this game seems to take from IndianaJones, the presence of very similar travel montages can probably be considered an explicit homage.

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* TravelMontage: Given the amount of inspiration this game seems to take from IndianaJones, ''Franchise/IndianaJones'', the presence of very similar travel montages can probably be considered an explicit homage.
4th Oct '15 1:52:36 PM Vios
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A sequel is planned for release in late 2015.

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A sequel is planned for release was released in late October 2015.
26th Sep '15 4:01:13 PM nombretomado
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* OlympicGames: The 1936 Olympics (the "Nazi Games") make an appearance, being on when Fenton goes to Berlin. As it happens, a competitor in the decathlon is an old friend of his from Sandhurst, and if the friend wins gold, would be able to invite Fenton to a ceremony being held in a building Fenton needs access to. Fenton, ever practical, rigs the long jump by tampering with the measuring tools. (He acknowledges that fixing an Olympic gold medal result probably isn't his finest hour, but then, the world is at stake.)
28th Jun '15 3:43:10 PM Vios
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* InspirationNod: The game's overall feel seems to owe quite a bit to IndianaJones (what with the whole "rugged but good-hearted rogue racing against the Nazis to secure an ancient secret that would give them unimaginable power" angle), and a number of things which show up are likely to be nods in its direction. The [[TravelMontage Travel Montages]] are one. Another is the plane crash in the Himalayas, which happens to use the exact same type of plane as Indy was in (a Ford Trimotor).

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* InspirationNod: The game's overall feel seems to owe quite a bit to IndianaJones Franchise/IndianaJones (what with the whole "rugged but good-hearted rogue racing against the Nazis to secure an ancient secret that would give them unimaginable power" angle), and a number of things which show up are likely to be nods in its direction. The [[TravelMontage Travel Montages]] are one. Another is the plane crash in the Himalayas, which happens to use the exact same type of plane as Indy was in (a Ford Trimotor).



** IndianaJones seems to have been a significant inspiration for the game (Nazis chasing a mystical MacGuffin that'll give them world domination, etc), and gets a direct reference when Fenton uses the line: "[[{{Film/Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade}} Nazis. I hate these guys.]]"

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** IndianaJones Franchise/IndianaJones seems to have been a significant inspiration for the game (Nazis chasing a mystical MacGuffin that'll give them world domination, etc), and gets a direct reference when Fenton uses the line: "[[{{Film/Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade}} Nazis. I hate these guys.]]"
28th Jun '15 3:30:48 PM Vios
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A sequel is planned for release in late 2015.
28th Jun '15 3:28:06 PM Vios
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''Lost Horizon'' is a 2010 AdventureGame made by Animation Arts and Deep Silver (the same people who produce the {{VideoGame/Secret Files}} series).

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''Lost Horizon'' is a 2010 AdventureGame made by Animation Arts Creator/AnimationArts and Deep Silver Creator/DeepSilver (the same people who produce the {{VideoGame/Secret Files}} series).
10th Dec '13 1:35:15 PM Mercy
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** DarkActionGirl: So does Countess von Hagenhild, though not good enough to beat Kim.


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* DarkActionGirl: Countess von Hagenhild is definitely this, though not good enough to beat Kim.


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* JustPlaneWrong: The German fighter that attacks Fenton's Trimotor is a Bf109, which was still a prototype in 1936, and had not entered service.
26th Nov '13 11:59:38 AM aoirann
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* YouCantGetYeFlask: At one point you have to light a bunch of fireworks using a lighter. You can't pick up the lighter. What you have to do is give the fireworks to Kim, have her light the rockets, and then hand them back to Fenton. Yes it doesn't make sense.
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