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17th May '16 4:11:48 AM PF
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* LazyBackup: If there's no "player two," your "partner" is perfectly fine with watching you get eaten alive/beaten to death. This is particularly awkward in Rebecca's side scenario, Nightmare. Like the other side scenarios, Nightmare is meant to be a one player scenario. Despite this, she still gets a partner, Richard Aiken, who is clearly seen following her with a gun at the checkpoints and yet does nothing until she gets attacked by crows in a cutscene before the boss fight with Yawn.

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* LazyBackup: If there's no "player two," your "partner" is perfectly fine with watching you get eaten alive/beaten to death. This is particularly awkward in Rebecca's side scenario, Nightmare. Like the other side scenarios, Nightmare is meant to be a one player scenario. Despite this, she still gets a partner, Richard Aiken, Richard, who is clearly seen following her with a gun at the checkpoints and yet does nothing until she gets attacked by crows in a cutscene before the boss fight with Yawn.
17th May '16 4:09:40 AM PF
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'''''Resident Evil: The Umbrella Chronicles''''' is a [[LightGunGame light gun game]] released in 2007 and set in the continuity of the ''Franchise/ResidentEvil'' series. The game consists of four stages ("files") that cover events either depicted or alluded to in ''VideoGame/ResidentEvil0'', ''VideoGame/ResidentEvil'', and ''[[VideoGame/ResidentEvil3Nemesis Resident Evil 3: Nemesis]]'' as well as a new storyline set in 2003.

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'''''Resident Evil: The Umbrella Chronicles''''' is a [[LightGunGame light gun game]] released in 2007 and set in the continuity of the ''Franchise/ResidentEvil'' series. The game consists of four stages ("files") that cover events either depicted or alluded to in ''VideoGame/ResidentEvil0'', ''VideoGame/ResidentEvil'', ''VideoGame/{{Resident Evil|1}}'', and ''[[VideoGame/ResidentEvil3Nemesis Resident Evil 3: Nemesis]]'' ''VideoGame/ResidentEvil3Nemesis'' as well as a new storyline set in 2003.



* "Mansion Incident" -- This file follows Chris Redfield and Jill Valentine through the events of ''VideoGame/ResidentEvil''. It contains the two chapter mini-files "Nightmare" and "Rebirth". ''Nightmare'' -- set between the events of ''[=RE0=]'' and ''[=REmake=]'' -- cover Rebecca and Richard Aiken's attempt to discover fellow survivors of Bravo Team (before Yawn eventually attacks them). "Rebirth" -- set in the last minutes of ''[=REmake=]'' -- follows Wesker (awakened from death by Birkin's prototype mutagen) as he fights his way out of the mansion and enters a running battle with the NighInvulnerable Lisa Trevor.

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* "Mansion Incident" -- This file follows Chris Redfield and Jill Valentine through the events of ''VideoGame/ResidentEvil''.''Resident Evil''. It contains the two chapter mini-files "Nightmare" and "Rebirth". ''Nightmare'' -- set between the events of ''[=RE0=]'' and ''[=REmake=]'' -- cover Rebecca and Richard Aiken's attempt to discover fellow survivors of Bravo Team (before Yawn eventually attacks them). "Rebirth" -- set in the last minutes of ''[=REmake=]'' -- follows Wesker (awakened from death by Birkin's prototype mutagen) as he fights his way out of the mansion and enters a running battle with the NighInvulnerable Lisa Trevor.



Capcom released a sequel to this game, ''[[VideoGame/ResidentEvilTheDarksideChronicles Resident Evil: The Darkside Chronicles]]'', in 2009.

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Capcom released a sequel to this game, ''[[VideoGame/ResidentEvilTheDarksideChronicles Resident Evil: The Darkside Chronicles]]'', ''VideoGame/ResidentEvilTheDarksideChronicles'', in 2009.



* BadassNormal:
** Before taking Birkin's mutagen, Wesker manages to battle an Ivan, a Mr. X with armor-plating and human intelligence, to a standstill.
** Ada. Despite her heavy, ''heavy'' injuries suffered in ''Resident Evil 2'', she manages to fight through hordes of zombies, [[spoiler:the [[VideoGame/ResidentEvilOutbreak Tyrant R]]]], and escape the city in one piece.
** Chris and Jill manage to destroy the Tyrant Armored Lethal Organic System through sheer guts and weight of bullets.



* {{Badass}}:
** BadassNormal:
*** Before taking Birkin's mutagen, Wesker manages to battle an Ivan, a Mr. X with armor-plating and human intelligence, to a standstill.
*** Chris and Jill manage to destroy the Tyrant Armored Lethal Organic System through sheer guts and weight of bullets.
*** Ada. Despite her heavy, ''heavy'' injuries suffered in ''Resident Evil 2'', she manages to fight through hordes of zombies, [[spoiler:the [[VideoGame/ResidentEvilOutbreak Tyrant R]]]], and escape the city in one piece.
** ColonelBadass: Sergei.
** EmpoweredBadassNormal: Wesker after taking Birkin's mutagen. He manages to finally kill the NighInvulnerable ImplacableMan Lisa Trevor, and in ''Dark Legacy'', he takes on ''two'' Ivans at once and destroys them both. Arguably a BadassLongcoat during the opening cutscene for ''Dark Legacy''. He goes to more of a BadassInANiceSuit for that level.



** During "Umbrella's End", Chris and Jill also run into the laser hallway from the first movie. [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IECAbuRI1SA There is no way in hell this is a coincidence]].

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** During "Umbrella's End", Chris and Jill also run into the laser hallway from the first movie. [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IECAbuRI1SA There is no way in hell this is a coincidence]].coincidence.]]



** And a couple of rounds later into said fight:

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** And a A couple of rounds later into said fight:



** ...at which point the player is probably one bite away from death if they haven't figured this out already.



* ColonelBadass: Sergei is a former Red Army colonel.



* CutAndPasteEnvironments: ''The Umbrella Chronicles'' reuses assets from the [=GameCube=] installments (''[=REmake=]'', ''[=RE0=]'' and ''[=RE4=]''), as well as the ''Outbreak'' spinoffs. This is why the scenarios "Train Derailment" and "Mansion Incident" are relatively faithful adaptations of ''[=RE0=]'' and ''[=REmake=]'', whereas "Raccoon's Destruction" vaguely resemble the actual events in ''[=RE3=]''. Since neither ''[=RE2=]'' nor ''[=RE3=]'' were remade, and the original [=PS1=] versions were too outdated compared to the other titles, "Raccoon's Destruction" instead uses areas from several ''Outbreak'' scenarios, namely "Outbreak", "Underbelly", "Desperate Times" and "Hellfire". This is also the real reason why ''The Umbrella Chronicles'' glosses over the events of ''[=RE2=]'' and only focuses on what happened to Ada and HUNK (since they already had character models in ''[=RE4=]''). Only Carlos and Nemesis were remade completely for this game.

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* CutAndPasteEnvironments: ''The Umbrella Chronicles'' reuses assets from the [=GameCube=] installments (''[=REmake=]'', ''[=RE0=]'' and ''[=RE4=]''), as well as the ''Outbreak'' spinoffs. This is why the scenarios "Train Derailment" and "Mansion Incident" are relatively faithful adaptations of ''[=RE0=]'' and ''[=REmake=]'', whereas "Raccoon's Destruction" vaguely resemble the actual events in ''[=RE3=]''. Since neither ''[=RE2=]'' nor ''[=RE3=]'' were remade, and the original [=PS1=] UsefulNotes/PlayStation versions were too outdated compared to the other titles, "Raccoon's Destruction" instead uses areas from several ''Outbreak'' scenarios, namely "Outbreak", "Underbelly", "Desperate Times" and "Hellfire". This is also the real reason why ''The Umbrella Chronicles'' glosses over the events of ''[=RE2=]'' and only focuses on what happened to Ada and HUNK (since they already had character models in ''[=RE4=]''). Only Carlos and Nemesis were remade completely for this game.



* EmpoweredBadassNormal: Wesker after taking Birkin's mutagen. He manages to finally kill the NighInvulnerable ImplacableMan Lisa. In Dark Legacy, he takes on ''two'' Ivans at once and destroys them both.



* FakeDifficulty: Zombies take a lot of damage unless you hit them in the head. Unfortunately, the game defines "head" as "directly between the eyes and nowhere else." If you hit ''anywhere'' else in the head, it doesn't count, ''and'' makes it harder to actually score a proper headshot with subsequent shots. In ''Raccoon's Destruction'', on the Normal difficulty, zombies are strong enough to survive the blast radius from either of the two grenade launchers that you have at that point, though a direct hit will still usually kill them.
* FormerRegimePersonnel: DragonInChief Sergei is a former Red Army colonel.

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* FakeDifficulty: Zombies take a lot of damage unless you hit them in the head. Unfortunately, the game defines "head" as "directly between the eyes and nowhere else." If you hit ''anywhere'' else in the head, it doesn't count, ''and'' makes it harder to actually score a proper headshot with subsequent shots. In ''Raccoon's Destruction'', Raccoon's Destruction, on the Normal difficulty, zombies are strong enough to survive the blast radius from either of the two grenade launchers that you have at that point, though a direct hit will still usually kill them.
* FormerRegimePersonnel: As mentioned above, DragonInChief Sergei is a former Red Army colonel.



* ImplacableMan: Lisa Trevor and Nemesis.
* InjuredPlayerCharacterStage: Ada's scenario deals with her escape after the events of ''VideoGame/ResidentEvil2''. The heavily wounded Ada begins the level in critical condition.
* LazyBackup: If there's no "player two," your "partner" is perfectly fine with watching you get eaten alive/beaten to death. This is particularly awkward in Rebecca's side scenario, Nightmare. Like the other side scenarios, Nightmare is meant to be a one player scenario. Despite this, she still gets a partner, Richard, who is clearly seen following her with a gun at the checkpoints and yet does nothing until she gets attacked by crows in a cutscene before the boss fight with Yawn.

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* ImplacableMan: Lisa Trevor and Nemesis.
* InjuredPlayerCharacterStage: Ada's scenario deals with her escape after the events of ''VideoGame/ResidentEvil2''.''Resident Evil 2''. The heavily wounded Ada begins the level in critical condition.
* LazyBackup: If there's no "player two," your "partner" is perfectly fine with watching you get eaten alive/beaten to death. This is particularly awkward in Rebecca's side scenario, Nightmare. Like the other side scenarios, Nightmare is meant to be a one player scenario. Despite this, she still gets a partner, Richard, Richard Aiken, who is clearly seen following her with a gun at the checkpoints and yet does nothing until she gets attacked by crows in a cutscene before the boss fight with Yawn.



* MauveShirt: Richard Aiken, who in the original game only got a couple lines of dialogue before dying, is upgraded to this in the "Nightmare" mini-chapter, where he gets partnered up with Rebecca Chambers.

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* MauveShirt: Richard Aiken, Richard, who in the original game only got a couple lines of dialogue before dying, is upgraded to this in the "Nightmare" mini-chapter, where he gets partnered up with Rebecca Chambers.Rebecca.



* NostalgiaLevel: The Raccoon City segments, using the same maps as ''Outbreak'', tend to bring back memories of said game.
** As are the mansion and the train segments, which use old parts from their games as well.

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* NostalgiaLevel: The Raccoon City segments, using the same maps as ''Outbreak'', tend to bring back memories of said game.
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game. As are the mansion and the train segments, which use old parts from their games as well.



** Usually, the only way to avoid being hurt by a boss is to shoot it and disrupt its attack.
*** This makes it nearly impossible to beat certain bosses unless you have a weapon capable of disrupting attacks. For example, Nemesis has one attack that can only be avoided by disrupting it, one attack that will continue to choke you to death until you shoot him enough times to break free, and one attack that can be avoided only if you shoot all of the tentacles before they make their way to you. If all you have left is a handgun, it is impossible to survive the fight because of his first two attacks.
** Almost all chapters have at least one quick time event during a cutscene, which is telegraphed by an inverted-color fade-in. Missing has consequences ranging from heavy damage or having to fight another enemy, to instant death that even a First Aid Spray can't avoid.

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** Usually, the only way to avoid being hurt by a boss is to shoot it and disrupt its attack.
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attack. This makes it nearly impossible to beat certain bosses unless you have a weapon capable of disrupting attacks. For example, Nemesis has one attack that can only be avoided by disrupting it, one attack that will continue to choke you to death until you shoot him enough times to break free, and one attack that can be avoided only if you shoot all of the tentacles before they make their way to you. If all you have left is a handgun, it is impossible to survive the fight because of his first two attacks.
** Almost all chapters have at least one quick time event during a cutscene, which is telegraphed by an inverted-color fade-in. Missing has consequences ranging from heavy damage or having to fight another enemy, to an instant death that even a First Aid Spray can't avoid.



* VillainProtagonist: Wesker, since he serves as the narrator and most of the side-chapters involves him as the player character.

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* VillainProtagonist: Wesker, since he serves as the narrator and most of the side-chapters involves him as the player character.
7th Apr '15 6:59:46 AM Folamh3
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* InjuredPlayerCharacterStage: Ada's scenario deals with her escape after the events of ''VideoGame/ResidentEvil2''. The heavily wounded Ada begins the level in critical condition.
7th Jan '15 1:13:15 AM Grafsburg
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* MauveShirt: Richard Aiken, who in the original game only got a couple lines of dialogue before dying, is upgraded to this in the "Nightmare" mini-chapter, where he gets partnered up with Rebecca Chambers.
19th Dec '14 8:55:52 PM Cakeman
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* TheDogBitesBack: Lisa Trevor attempts to get revenge on Wesker for experimenting on her.



* FakeDifficulty: Zombies take a lot of damage unless you hit them in the head. Unfortunately, the game defines "head" as "directly between the eyes and nowhere else." If you hit ''anywhere'' else in the head, it doesn't count, ''and'' makes it harder to actually score a proper headshot with subsequent shots. In ''Racoon's Destruction'', on the Normal difficulty, zombies are strong enough to survive the blast radius from either of the two grenade launchers that you have at that point, though a direct hit will still usually kill them.

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* FakeDifficulty: Zombies take a lot of damage unless you hit them in the head. Unfortunately, the game defines "head" as "directly between the eyes and nowhere else." If you hit ''anywhere'' else in the head, it doesn't count, ''and'' makes it harder to actually score a proper headshot with subsequent shots. In ''Racoon's ''Raccoon's Destruction'', on the Normal difficulty, zombies are strong enough to survive the blast radius from either of the two grenade launchers that you have at that point, though a direct hit will still usually kill them.
30th Sep '14 5:22:21 AM PF
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* ActorAllusion: During Train Derailment 1, Billy jokingly calls Rebecca "princess", to which she retorts "Don't call me princess!" Rebecca's [[StephanieSheh voice actress]] also voiced Natalia in ''[[VideoGame/TalesOfTheAbyss Tales of the Abyss]]'', who happened to be a princess ([[spoiler:albeit a fake one.]])
26th Feb '14 8:41:59 PM StevieWillShowYou
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'''''Resident Evil: The Umbrella Chronicles''''' is a [[LightGunGame light gun game]] set in the continuity of the ''Franchise/ResidentEvil'' series. Released in 2007, it consists of four stages or "files", covering events depicted or alluded in ''VideoGame/ResidentEvil0'', ''VideoGame/ResidentEvil'' and ''[[VideoGame/ResidentEvil3Nemesis Resident Evil 3: Nemesis]]'', as well as a new storyline set in 2003.

Each "file" does either of two things. It covers, in a compressed, somewhat modified format, one of the original ''Resident Evil'' games. Alternatively, it covers an "untold story", something that happened during that period of time, but which was not seen during the events of the original game. This makes ''The Umbrella Chronicles'' rather hard to place on the {{canon}} issue, though a general rule of thumb could be to consider the files that cover original games to be examples of AdaptationDistillation, with elements that can be considered "canon" if they don't contradict, and the new stories to be {{pragmatic adaptation}}s; the basic details of them are canon, but they probably didn't happen precisely that way.

Files consist of:

"Train Derailment" -- adapts the struggle of Billy Cohen and Rebecca Chambers through the events of ''[=RE0=]''. Contains the two chapter mini-file "Beginnings", which reveals Albert Wesker's actions during this time after departing the makeshift lab he and William Birkin have established. Knowing that Birkin is activating the self-destruct for the former Management Training Facility, Wesker hurries to escape in order to rendezvous with S.T.A.R.S. Alpha Team to carry out his mission, fighting his way through B.O.W.s, zombies, the T-001 Proto-Tyrant, and finally a face-off with his direct superior in Umbrella, Sergei Vladimir, who is not yet aware of Wesker's treachery, but dispatches his bodyguard, the Ivan model Tyrant, to teach Wesker the consequences of failure. Wesker fights Ivan to a standstill, then vanishes when the first explosions start ripping the facility apart.

"Mansion Incident" -- follows Chris Redfield and Jill Valentine through the events of ''VideoGame/ResidentEvil''. Contains the two chapter mini-files "Nightmare" and "Rebirth". ''Nightmare'' is set between the events of ''[=RE0=]'' and ''[=REmake=]'', covering Rebecca and Richard Aiken's attempt to discover fellow survivors of Bravo Team, only to be attacked by Yawn. "Rebirth" is set in the last minutes of ''[=REmake=]''; awakened from death by Birkin prototype mutagen, Wesker fights his way out of the mansion, including a running battle with the NighInvulnerable Lisa Trevor.

"Raccoon's Destruction" -- covers, in vastly abbreviated form, the events of ''[=RE3=]''. Has two one chapter mini-files; "Fourth Survivor" is an adaptation of the minigame of the same name from ''VideoGame/ResidentEvil2'', while "Death's Door" covers Ada Wong's escape from Raccoon City's imminent nuclear annihilation after saving Leon S. Kennedy and Claire Redfield from Mr. X.

"Umbrella's End" -- set in 2003, five years after the destruction of Raccoon City (and a year prior to the events of ''VideoGame/ResidentEvil4''), Umbrella's End shows Chris and Jill's assault on the last known remaining Umbrella facility, a disguised oil rig somewhere in Russia's borders, under the command of Sergei. Though the seemingly inevitable bio-outbreak has occurred by the time they get there, the two survivors of S.T.A.R.S. are prepared and fighting alongside the troops of an anti-B.O.W. group, allowing them to penetrate deep into the heart of the facility, kill the infected, and destroy Umbrella's last hope of revitalising themselves as a bio-weapons supplier; Project T-A.L.O.S. Shortly afterwards, Umbrella is finally found guilty of the destruction of Raccoon City, and officially finished. The mini-file ''Dark Legacy'' reveals that it was Wesker who tipped off the organization that Chris and Jill have signed up with, using them as a distraction to penetrate the facility for his own purposes: to steal the collected data of Umbrella and deliver it to the Agency that he works for, as well as to kill Sergei. It was he who anonymously supplied the incriminating evidence to the media, for his own purposes.

A sequel, ''[[VideoGame/ResidentEvilTheDarksideChronicles Resident Evil: The Darkside Chronicles]]'' came out in 2009.

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'''''Resident Evil: The Umbrella Chronicles''''' is a [[LightGunGame light gun game]] released in 2007 and set in the continuity of the ''Franchise/ResidentEvil'' series. Released in 2007, it The game consists of four stages or "files", covering ("files") that cover events either depicted or alluded to in ''VideoGame/ResidentEvil0'', ''VideoGame/ResidentEvil'' ''VideoGame/ResidentEvil'', and ''[[VideoGame/ResidentEvil3Nemesis Resident Evil 3: Nemesis]]'', Nemesis]]'' as well as a new storyline set in 2003.

Each "file" does one of two things: it either of two things. It covers, in replays (in a compressed, compressed and somewhat modified format, format) one of the original ''Resident Evil'' games. Alternatively, it games or covers an "untold story", something story" (events not shown during the original games that happened during that period of time, but which was not seen during the events of the original game. This games' timeframe). Since this approach makes ''The Umbrella Chronicles'' rather hard to place on the {{canon}} issue, though fans came up with a general rule of thumb could be to thumb: consider the files anything that cover covers the original games to be as examples of AdaptationDistillation, with AdaptationDistillation (with elements that you can be considered consider "canon" if they don't contradict, contradict existing canon) and the new stories to be "untold stories" as {{pragmatic adaptation}}s; the adaptation}}s (the basic details of them are count as canon, but they probably didn't happen precisely that way.

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* "Train Derailment" -- This file adapts the struggle of Billy Cohen and Rebecca Chambers through the events of ''[=RE0=]''. Contains It contains the two chapter mini-file "Beginnings", which reveals Albert Wesker's actions during this time after departing the makeshift lab he and William Birkin have established. Knowing When he figures out that Birkin is activating will activate the self-destruct for the former Management Training Facility, Wesker hurries to escape in order to so he can rendezvous with S.T.A.R.S. Alpha Team to carry out his mission, fighting mission. Wesker fights his way through B.O.W.s, zombies, the T-001 Proto-Tyrant, and finally a face-off with his direct superior in Umbrella, Sergei Vladimir, who is not Vladimir. Sergei doesn't yet aware know of Wesker's treachery, but he dispatches his bodyguard, the Ivan model Ivan-model Tyrant, to teach Wesker the consequences of failure. Wesker fights Ivan to a standstill, then vanishes when the first explosions start ripping the facility apart.

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"Mansion Incident" -- This file follows Chris Redfield and Jill Valentine through the events of ''VideoGame/ResidentEvil''. Contains It contains the two chapter mini-files "Nightmare" and "Rebirth". ''Nightmare'' is -- set between the events of ''[=RE0=]'' and ''[=REmake=]'', covering ''[=REmake=]'' -- cover Rebecca and Richard Aiken's attempt to discover fellow survivors of Bravo Team, only to be attacked by Yawn. Team (before Yawn eventually attacks them). "Rebirth" is -- set in the last minutes of ''[=REmake=]''; awakened ''[=REmake=]'' -- follows Wesker (awakened from death by Birkin Birkin's prototype mutagen, Wesker mutagen) as he fights his way out of the mansion, including mansion and enters a running battle with the NighInvulnerable Lisa Trevor.

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"Raccoon's Destruction" -- This file covers, in vastly abbreviated form, the events of ''[=RE3=]''. Has It contains two one chapter mini-files; one-chapter mini-files: "Fourth Survivor" is an adaptation of adapts the minigame of the same name from ''VideoGame/ResidentEvil2'', while "Death's Door" covers Ada Wong's escape from Raccoon City's imminent nuclear annihilation after saving Leon S. Kennedy and Claire Redfield from Mr. X.

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"Umbrella's End" -- set This file (the only one not based on an existing game) occurs in 2003, five years after the destruction of Raccoon City (and a year prior to the events of ''VideoGame/ResidentEvil4''), Umbrella's End ''VideoGame/ResidentEvil4''). It shows Chris and Jill's assault on the last known remaining Umbrella facility, facility -- a disguised oil rig somewhere in within Russia's borders, borders -- that has fallen under the command of Sergei. Though the seemingly inevitable bio-outbreak has occurred by the time they get there, Chris and Jill arrive, the two survivors of S.[=ex-S.T.A.R.S. are =] members have come prepared and fighting to fight alongside the troops of an anti-B.O.W. group, allowing them group; this allows the duo to penetrate deep find their way into the heart of the facility, kill the infected, and destroy Umbrella's last hope of revitalising themselves as a bio-weapons supplier; Project supplier (Project T-A.L.O.S. Shortly afterwards, Umbrella is finally found guilty ). After the destruction of T-A.L.O.S., the media reveals Umbrella's role in the destruction of Raccoon City, and which officially finished. finishes the company off for good. The mini-file ''Dark Legacy'' reveals that it was Wesker who tipped off the organization that Chris and Jill have signed up with, using them work for to the location of Umbrella's last outpost: Wesker, who uses the assault as a distraction to penetrate the facility for his own purposes: to steal purposes (stealing the collected data of Umbrella Umbrella, delivering said data to his new higher-ups, and deliver it killing Sergei). He also leaked the information about Umbrella's role in the Raccoon City Incident to the Agency that he works for, as well as to kill Sergei. It was he who anonymously supplied the incriminating evidence to the media, media for his own purposes.

A sequel, Capcom released a sequel to this game, ''[[VideoGame/ResidentEvilTheDarksideChronicles Resident Evil: The Darkside Chronicles]]'' came out Chronicles]]'', in 2009.2009.



!!As well as many tropes from ''Franchise/ResidentEvil'' as a whole, this game provides examples of:

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!!As well as many tropes from ''Franchise/ResidentEvil'' as a whole, this game provides ''The Umbrella Chronicles'' contains examples of:of the following tropes:



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8th Jan '14 5:45:09 PM Retro7
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Each "file" does either of two things. It covers, in a compressed, somewhat modified format, one of the original ''Resident Evil'' games. Alternatively, it covers an "untold story", something that happened during that period of time, but which was not seen during the events of the original game. This makes ''The Umbrella Chronicles'' rather hard to place on the {{canon}} issue, though a general rule of thumb could be to consider the files that cover original games to be examples of AdaptationDistillation, with elements that can be considered "canon" if they don't contradict, and the new stories to be {{pragmatic adaptation}}s; the basic details of them are canon, but they probably didn't happen precisely that way (considering ''The Umbrella Chronicles'' is a rail shooter and ''Resident Evil'' as a whole is [[SurvivalHorror survival horror]]).

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Each "file" does either of two things. It covers, in a compressed, somewhat modified format, one of the original ''Resident Evil'' games. Alternatively, it covers an "untold story", something that happened during that period of time, but which was not seen during the events of the original game. This makes ''The Umbrella Chronicles'' rather hard to place on the {{canon}} issue, though a general rule of thumb could be to consider the files that cover original games to be examples of AdaptationDistillation, with elements that can be considered "canon" if they don't contradict, and the new stories to be {{pragmatic adaptation}}s; the basic details of them are canon, but they probably didn't happen precisely that way (considering ''The Umbrella Chronicles'' is a rail shooter and ''Resident Evil'' as a whole is [[SurvivalHorror survival horror]]).
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27th Jun '13 6:10:48 AM PF
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* LazyBackup: If there's no "player two," your "partner" is perfectly fine with watching you get eaten alive/beaten to death. This is particularly awkward in Rebecca's side scenario, Nightmare. Unlike the main game, Nightmare is meant to be a one player scenario. Despite this, she still gets a partner, Richard, who is clearly seen following her with a gun at the checkpoints and yet does nothing until she gets attacked by crows in a cutscene before the boss fight with Yawn.

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* LazyBackup: If there's no "player two," your "partner" is perfectly fine with watching you get eaten alive/beaten to death. This is particularly awkward in Rebecca's side scenario, Nightmare. Unlike Like the main game, other side scenarios, Nightmare is meant to be a one player scenario. Despite this, she still gets a partner, Richard, who is clearly seen following her with a gun at the checkpoints and yet does nothing until she gets attacked by crows in a cutscene before the boss fight with Yawn.
31st May '13 9:58:04 AM VPhantom
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** BadassAbnormal: Wesker after taking Birkin's mutagen. He manages to finally kill the NighInvulnerable ImplacableMan Lisa Trevor, and in ''Dark Legacy'', he takes on ''two'' Ivans at once and destroys them both. Arguably a BadassLongcoat during the opening cutscene for ''Dark Legacy''. He goes to more of a BadassInANiceSuit for that level.


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** EmpoweredBadassNormal: Wesker after taking Birkin's mutagen. He manages to finally kill the NighInvulnerable ImplacableMan Lisa Trevor, and in ''Dark Legacy'', he takes on ''two'' Ivans at once and destroys them both. Arguably a BadassLongcoat during the opening cutscene for ''Dark Legacy''. He goes to more of a BadassInANiceSuit for that level.
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