History VideoGame / PapersPlease

25th Sep '16 9:10:03 AM jnv11
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** You can let the guy running the sex trade through.

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** You can let the guy running the sex trade SexSlave trafficking ring through.
25th Sep '16 8:50:15 AM jnv11
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* {{Understatement}}: The inspector tells entrants "There is a problem with your documentation." whenever he uses the scanner to prove that the entrant's sex is not the same one that is stated in the passport just before ordering their arrest.

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* {{Understatement}}: The inspector tells entrants "There is a problem with your documentation." whenever after he uses the scanner to prove that the entrant's sex is not the same one that is stated in the passport just before ordering their arrest.
24th Sep '16 8:55:19 AM jnv11
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* DrugsAreBad: Jorji Costava, a drug smuggler, says this himself in the following quote when he is first detained: "Drugs are bad. Not good for kids."

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* DrugsAreBad: Jorji [[spoiler:Jorji Costava, a drug smuggler, says this himself in the following quote when he is first detained: "Drugs are bad. Not good for kids.""]]
24th Sep '16 8:52:42 AM jnv11
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*** Which, if you then check their prints, may prove to be a subversion.

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*** Which, if you then check their prints, fingerprints, may prove to be a subversion.
24th Sep '16 8:51:31 AM jnv11
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** Certain discrepancies, such as the weight of the applicant not matching up with the weight given on their papers or their being from an area flagged for special security measures, require the player to strip search said applicant. The reason given is that "You have been selected for a random search." This does not apply when the strip search is triggered due to an apparent sex discrepancy, in which the inspector will instead ask if the entrant is a man or woman.

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** Certain discrepancies, such as the weight of the applicant not matching up with the weight given on their papers or their being from an area flagged for special security measures, require the player to strip search said applicant. The reason given is that "You have been selected for a random search." This does not apply when the strip search is triggered due to an apparent sex discrepancy, in which the inspector will instead ask if the entrant is a man or a woman.


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* {{Understatement}}: The inspector tells entrants "There is a problem with your documentation." whenever he uses the scanner to prove that the entrant's sex is not the same one that is stated in the passport just before ordering their arrest.
23rd Sep '16 8:34:21 AM jnv11
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* PunnyName: One of the names for a female entrant is "Anne Nahnumus".
20th Sep '16 12:53:36 PM jnv11
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* LuckBasedMission: It's up to random luck whether the next guy in line has a squeaky clean set of papers or not. Sometimes a string of easy passes will speed past your post, making that next one subtle flaw all the more difficult to notice. Some events are scripted, though, and on multiple playthroughs, you'll welcome them as you can stamp their paperwork and move on quickly.

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* LuckBasedMission: It's up to random luck whether the next guy in line has a squeaky clean set of papers or not. Sometimes a string of easy passes will speed past your post, making that next one subtle flaw all the more difficult to notice. Some events are scripted, though, and on multiple playthroughs, you'll welcome them as you can stamp their paperwork and move on quickly. Also, different entrants take more time to process than others, which will affect your score in either the timed or perfection game modes. In the perfection mode, the amount of points per properly-processed entrant awarded decreases by one every minute until you are awarded one point per properly-processed entrant.
12th Sep '16 7:29:50 PM jnv11
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* GenderReveal: Some travelers' looks will not match their passport's stated biological sex. [[UnsettlingGenderReveal Searching them]] [[DudeLooksLikeALady may lead to]] [[LadyLooksLikeADude definite "Oh..." moments]], or result in the player ordering the arrest of a crook.

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* GenderReveal: Some travelers' looks will not match their passport's stated biological sex. [[UnsettlingGenderReveal Searching them]] [[DudeLooksLikeALady may could lead to]] [[LadyLooksLikeADude definite "Oh..." moments]], or result in the player ordering the arrest of a crook.
12th Sep '16 4:17:43 PM treehugger0369
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* FatalFamilyPhoto: Sergiu's locket from his lover, which marks him as vulnerable to dying even more than having MyGirlBackHome (well, soon to cross the border into home).

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* FatalFamilyPhoto: Sergiu's locket from his lover, which marks him as vulnerable to dying even more than having MyGirlBackHome (well, soon to cross the border into home). [[spoiler: Though if you have good enough reflexes and aim, you can subvert this trope for him.]]
11th Sep '16 2:18:46 AM rafi
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* BornLucky: An entrant comes into your booth with a forgery, somebody else's stolen document, or wanted status. Before you are able to detain them or even interrogate the critical discrepancy, the alarm sounds and you have to deal with the terrorists attacking your post. ''They just got away scot-free since you didn't get to arrest them''.



* LuckyBastard: An entrant comes into your booth with a forgery, somebody else's stolen document, or wanted status. Before you are able to detain them or even interrogate the critical discrepancy, the alarm sounds and you have to deal with the terrorists attacking your post. ''They just got away scot-free since you didn't get to arrest them''.
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