History VideoGame / NelsonTethersPuzzleAgent

31st Dec '15 9:29:14 PM Generality
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* CrouchingMoronHiddenBadass: Nelson doesn't look very competent or very tough, but he tackles his assignment with alacrity and diligence, and accomplishes several feats of derring-do along the way.


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* EasilyForgiven: Nelson decides not to dwell on the fact that [[spoiler: Glori Davner tried to kill him]].
31st Dec '15 9:18:06 PM Generality
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* CantGetInTroubleForNuthin: Agent Tethers never suffers any consequences for deliberately interfering with other government agencies, from Sheriff Bahg to the MenInBlack. The worst that happens is he gets locked in his hotel room, whereas the guy who helped him is ReassignedToAntarctica.



* TheGuardsMustBeCrazy: Most of the Special Agents just stand around in their places, and don't react to, for example, [[spoiler: a deranged FBI agent in his underwear dismantling the Lunar Ray they've been set to guard]].



* GoLookAtTheDistraction: A bad guy about to shoot you? Throw a crossword puzzle to the side, and he instantly jumps towards it.

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* GoLookAtTheDistraction: GoLookAtTheDistraction:
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A bad guy about to shoot you? Throw a crossword puzzle to the side, and he instantly jumps towards it.it.
** In the sequel, Nelson distracts a guard by throwing a rock at him. The guard looks around randomly for a while, then leaves inexplicably.


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* SexyScandinavian: Korka, though she has dark hair instead of the traditional blonde.


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* VastBureaucracy: The FBI has departments for a large number of implausible subjects.
31st Dec '15 12:47:36 PM Generality
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* CharacterTics: Nelson compulsively records his thoughts with a tape recorder, even when it isn't a good idea. He also tends to adjust his hat or cough into his hand when he enters a new area.
27th Dec '15 5:10:56 PM SignSeeker7
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* OohMeAccentsSlipping: Korka's accent is mostly Russian, but her voice actor slips up every now and then.
** The Accent is Icelandic, not Russian. If you look at the name of the voice actress it is an Icelandic name.
27th Dec '15 5:01:40 PM SignSeeker7
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* LastNoteNightmare: The first game's credits end with a ScareChord.
29th Nov '15 7:00:26 PM Kayube
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* GuideDarnIt: One puzzle shows a couple of coins without showing their values - it's very easy to solve if you're an American, impossible if you're not.

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* GuideDarnIt: GuideDangIt: One puzzle shows a couple of coins without showing their values - it's very easy to solve if you're an American, impossible if you're not.not.
* HopelessBossFight: Several times throughout the games, you'll encounter a puzzle, but can only take a few moves before Tethers notes that he doesn't have all the required information to solve it.
5th Feb '15 6:39:34 AM Askre
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** The Accent is Icelandic, not Russian. If you look at the name of the voice actress it is an Icelandic name.
16th Jan '14 10:31:55 AM FalconPain
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* FreezeFrameBonus: The J. Edgar Hoover Building's directory at the beginning has a LongList of departments before it ends at Puzzle Investigation. Examples include Plush Agent Knittery, [[VideoGame/SamAndMaxFreelancePolice Maimtron Factory, Lagomorphology]], Department of Cheeses, Housewares, "Personal" Affairs, [[Literature/Discworld Department of Wizardry, Department of Seamstresses]], [[VideoGame/WorldOfWarcraft Moonfire Spam]], [[WesternAnimation/WallaceAndGromit Cracking Toast]], Bubbleopolis, Vampire Military, Department of Lists...

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* FreezeFrameBonus: The J. Edgar Hoover Building's directory at the beginning has a LongList of departments before it ends at Puzzle Investigation. Examples include Plush Agent Knittery, [[VideoGame/SamAndMaxFreelancePolice Maimtron Factory, Lagomorphology]], Department of Cheeses, Housewares, "Personal" Affairs, [[Literature/Discworld [[Literature/{{Discworld}} Department of Wizardry, Department of Seamstresses]], [[VideoGame/WorldOfWarcraft Moonfire Spam]], [[WesternAnimation/WallaceAndGromit Cracking Toast]], Bubbleopolis, Vampire Military, Department of Lists...
16th Jan '14 10:31:30 AM FalconPain
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* FreezeFrameBonus: The J. Edgar Hoover Building's directory at the beginning has a LongList of departments before it ends at Puzzle Investigation. Examples include Plush Agent Knittery, [[VideoGame/SamAndMaxFreelancePolice Maimtron Factory, Lagomorphology]], Department of Cheeses, Housewares, "Personal" Affairs, [[Literature/Discworld Department of Wizardry, Department of Seamstresses]], [[VideoGame/WorldOfWarcraft Moonfire Spam]], [[WesternAnimation/WallaceAndGromit Cracking Toast]], Bubbleopolis, Vampire Military, Department of Lists...
2nd Oct '13 1:25:13 PM Praesidium
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** Director Jennings in the sequel mentions that the local diner in this secluded, northern forest town serves some [[TwinPeaks damn fine milkshakes.]]

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** Director Jennings in the sequel mentions that the local diner in this secluded, northern forest town serves some ''[[TwinPeaks damn]]'' [[TwinPeaks damn fine fine]] milkshakes.]]
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