History VideoGame / TheIncredibleAdventuresOfVanHelsing

31st Aug '17 2:32:20 AM dvorak
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** In the beginning of the third game, you can come across a [[Film/BladeTrilogy vampire hunter]] who was [[TakeThat arrested for tax evasion]].* SquishyWizard: The Elementalist class, lots of magical firepower and area-of-effect spells, but lacking in durability.

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** In the beginning of the third game, you can come across a [[Film/BladeTrilogy vampire hunter]] who was [[TakeThat arrested for tax evasion]].evasion]].
** You can fight a unique Vadinyev enemy named [[Literature/TheLordOfTheRings Froggo Baggins, who drops "A Certain Magical Ring."]]
* SquishyWizard: The Elementalist class, lots of magical firepower and area-of-effect spells, but lacking in durability.
26th Mar '17 7:40:18 AM TinMan
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* ArbitrarySkepticism: Katarina flat out refuses to believe that Koschei the Deathless could have been real. Vampires, werewolves, monsters from the darkest nightmares of Dr. Frankstein, sure. But Koschei, oh no. [[spoiler:It becomes even more absurd when she reveals the whole reason she's dead is because she was sacrificed in a ritual to Koschei.]]


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* FriendlyNeighborhoodVampire: Count Vlados, who's been leading the resistance against Professor Fulmigatti until Van Helsing arrives. He serves as your friendly MissionControl until he gets captured by General Harker's forces.
16th Jan '17 11:44:54 PM Hanz
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** In the beginning of the third game, you can come across a [[Film/{{Blade}} vampire hunter]] who was [[TakeThat arrested for tax evasion]].
* SquishyWizard: The Elementalist class, lots of magical firepower and area-of-effect spells, but lacking in durability.

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** In the beginning of the third game, you can come across a [[Film/{{Blade}} [[Film/BladeTrilogy vampire hunter]] who was [[TakeThat arrested for tax evasion]].
evasion]].* SquishyWizard: The Elementalist class, lots of magical firepower and area-of-effect spells, but lacking in durability.
16th Jan '17 11:44:23 PM Hanz
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** In the beginning of the third game, you can come across a [[Film/{{Blade}} vampire hunter]] who was [[TakeThat arrested for tax evasion]].
29th Dec '16 7:21:34 AM TinMan
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* GlassCannon: The Bounty Hunter, especially on the higher difficulties.


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* VitriolicBestBuds: Van Helsing and Katarina. [[spoiler:After defeating Prisoner Seven, Van Helsing releases Katarina from her binding to his family, only for her to stick around because she enjoys the company and the adventures.]]
28th Oct '16 7:55:08 AM SkarmoryThePG
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A sequel was released on May 22, 2014. In it, Van Helsing leads the Borgovian Resistance against the {{Mad Scientist}}s that rule the land. A third game was released the next year, in which Van Helsing must hunt down his nemesis and save Borgovia once and for all.

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A sequel (named Van Helsing 2) was released on May 22, 2014. In it, Van Helsing leads the Borgovian Resistance against the {{Mad Scientist}}s that rule the land. A 2015 saw the release of a third game was released the next year, in (in which Van Helsing must hunt down his nemesis and save Borgovia once and for all.
all), as well as a "Final Cut", which lets one play through the three games' stories in one campaign, and the spin-off ''Deathtrap'', expanding upon the original's TowerDefense sections as an unrelated hero tries to stop an invasion of monsters from a recurring alternate dimension called the Ink.



* AnAdventurerIsYou: In the first game, Van Helsing can be customized to play in whatever style you prefer. The later games add specific classes with unique abilities and equipment, with the third game having six classes.

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* AnAdventurerIsYou: In the first game, Van Helsing can was confined to one class, which could be customized built to play in whatever style you prefer. The either rely on swords, guns, or magic. DLC later games add specific classes with unique abilities added two more classes, the magic-wielding Thaumaturge or the MadScientist Arcane Mechanic. The sequel maintained and equipment, with expanded upon those three classes, while the third game having six classes.(and the Final Cut) have a total of six:


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* TowerDefense: Defending the resistance's HQ in the first game was an (optional) foray into this, expanded upon in the sequel and finally given its own spinoff, ''Deathtrap''.
20th Sep '16 9:31:08 AM VutherA
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'''The Incredible Adventures of Van Helsing''' is an indie HackAndSlash RPG by Neocore Games (who also created KingArthurTheRolePlayingWargame.

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'''The Incredible Adventures of Van Helsing''' is an indie HackAndSlash RPG by Neocore Games (who also created KingArthurTheRolePlayingWargame.
''VideoGame/KingArthurTheRolePlayingWargame'').
20th Sep '16 9:30:54 AM VutherA
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'''The Incredible Adventures of Van Helsing''' is an indie HackAndSlash RPG by Neocore Games.

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'''The Incredible Adventures of Van Helsing''' is an indie HackAndSlash RPG by Neocore Games.
Games (who also created KingArthurTheRolePlayingWargame.
19th Jul '16 5:33:06 AM MadSpy
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** The Phlongistoneer is a Tank/Nuker hybrid who wears PoweredArmor equipped with weapons such as flamethrowers and missiles.

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** The Phlongistoneer Phlogistoneer is a Tank/Nuker hybrid who wears PoweredArmor equipped with weapons such as flamethrowers and missiles.
16th Jul '16 12:04:06 AM Psychopompos007
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* EvolvingTitleScreen: In ''Final Cut'', the title screen shows the current player character wearing his gear, in front of a scenery which changes depending on the chapter you're playing.



* TheGhost: Abraham Van Helsing, the player character's father, is often referred in dialogs (the first game's plot is the direct consequence of his past actions in Borgovia), the protagonist is occasionally mistaken for him, and he has his own entry in the ingame encyclopedia, but he never appears in the game.



* MadScientist: The BigBad is one.

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* MadScientist: The Professor Fulmigatti, the BigBad is one. from the first game.



* NiceHat: Van Helsing has a whole slew of stylish hats to equip.
* NiceJobBreakingItHero: Your father, the original Van Helsing, overthrew the vampire overlords who previously ruled Borgovia. He then turned control of the country over to a group of "enlightened individuals". The result? Turning {{Uberwald}} into industrialized hellhole of a PoliceState. It's bad enough that a lot of people look back fondly to the time the vampires were in charge.

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* NiceHat: Van Helsing has a whole slew of stylish hats to equip.
equip (in the third game and the ''Final Cut'', they can only be worn by a Bounty Hunter).
* NiceJobBreakingItHero: Your NiceJobBreakingItHero:
** In the game's backstory, your
father, the original Van Helsing, overthrew the vampire overlords who previously ruled Borgovia. He then turned control of the country over to a group of "enlightened individuals". The result? Turning {{Uberwald}} into industrialized hellhole of a PoliceState. It's bad enough that a lot of people look back fondly to the time the vampires were in charge. charge.
** The first game ends when Van Helsing overthrows Professor Fulmigatti, the MadScientist ruling the country. In the second game, Borgovia is now suffering from a civil war and the new ruler (and BigBad) is General Harker, who has access to the dangerous toy created by his predecessor ''and'' who is sane.
** It happens again at the end of the second game. [[spoiler: Prisoner Seven, the creepy guy who helps Van Helsing in the course of the game? It turns he is a captured supernatural entity, and he becomes the BigBad of the third game.]]
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