History VideoGame / TheIncredibleAdventuresOfVanHelsing

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.]]
4th Jul '16 5:01:04 AM appealus
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You play as the world famous monster hunter Van Helsing...'s son. Ever since your father retired from adventuring, you have taken up the family wide-brimmed hat and cloak and have become a famous monster hunter in your own right, accompanied by your loyal, but [[DeadpanSnarker snarky]] companion, Lady Katarina ([[CuteMonsterGirl a centuries old ghost]]).

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You play as the world famous monster hunter Van Helsing...'s son. Ever since your father retired from adventuring, you have taken up the family wide-brimmed hat and cloak and have become a famous monster hunter in your own right, accompanied by your loyal, but [[DeadpanSnarker snarky]] companion, Lady Katarina ([[CuteMonsterGirl ([[CuteGhostGirl a centuries old ghost]]).
4th Jul '16 4:57:08 AM appealus
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* TheEngineer: The Arcane Mechanist class focuses on using {{BFG}}s, drones and explosives to deal with enemies. In the third game, the Constructor has a mobile weapons platform that can be used to create turrets and drones while also dealing out damage on it's own.

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* TheEngineer: The Arcane Mechanist class focuses on using {{BFG}}s, drones and explosives to deal with enemies. In the third game, the Constructor has a mobile weapons platform that can be used to create turrets and drones while also dealing out damage on it's its own.



* IndustrializedEvil: What has replaced traditional monsters in large parts of Borgovia. [[MechaMooks Dreadsknechts]] march off the assembly lines and out into city and towns, killing and imprisoning anybody who dares oppose the new government. Lab created monstrosities work as overseers, magistrates and elite guards. Its telling that the locals would rather be dealing with the vampires and werewolves again.

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* IndustrializedEvil: What has replaced traditional monsters in large parts of Borgovia. [[MechaMooks Dreadsknechts]] march off the assembly lines and out into city and towns, killing and imprisoning anybody who dares oppose the new government. Lab created monstrosities work as overseers, magistrates and elite guards. Its It's telling that the locals would rather be dealing with the vampires and werewolves again.
4th Jul '16 4:51:57 AM appealus
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You play as the world famous monster hunter Van Helsing...'s son. Ever since your father retired from adventuring, you have taken up the family wide-brimmed hat and cloak and have become a famous monster hunter in your own right, accompanied by your loyal, but [[DeadpanSnarker snarky]] companion, Lady Katarina (Who is also a ghost).

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You play as the world famous monster hunter Van Helsing...'s son. Ever since your father retired from adventuring, you have taken up the family wide-brimmed hat and cloak and have become a famous monster hunter in your own right, accompanied by your loyal, but [[DeadpanSnarker snarky]] companion, Lady Katarina (Who is also ([[CuteMonsterGirl a ghost).
centuries old ghost]]).
4th Jul '16 4:50:30 AM appealus
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* JacobMarleyApparel: Katarina wears a georgous dress which bottom is torn, with chains around her wrists. Careful examination of her ingame model also shows that her severed head is floating slighly above her neck. [[spoiler: The third game reveals she has been beheaded during a ball which actually was a pretext to do a human sacrifice.]]

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* JacobMarleyApparel: Katarina wears a georgous gorgeous dress which with a torn bottom is torn, with and chains around her wrists. Careful examination of her ingame model also shows that her severed head is floating slighly slightly above her neck. [[spoiler: The third game reveals that she has been was beheaded during a ball which actually was a pretext to do a ritualistic human sacrifice.sacrifice disguised as a fancy ball to lure in victims.]]



* 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. Its bad enough that a lot of people look back fondly to the time the vampires were in charge.

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* 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. Its It's bad enough that a lot of people look back fondly to the time the vampires were in charge.
11th Jun '16 8:50:08 AM Psychopompos007
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* JacobMarleyApparel: Katarina wears a georgous dress with chains around her wrists. Careful examination of her ingame model also shows that her severed head is floating slighly above her neck.

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* JacobMarleyApparel: Katarina wears a georgous dress which bottom is torn, with chains around her wrists. Careful examination of her ingame model also shows that her severed head is floating slighly above her neck. [[spoiler: The third game reveals she has been beheaded during a ball which actually was a pretext to do a human sacrifice.]]
6th Jun '16 3:00:20 AM Psychopompos007
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** In Borgovia's Merchant district during the second game, the protagonists meet a beggar guarding his master's house. [[Franchise/SherlockHolmes The house has a "221 B" panel. Said master was Borgovia's greatest detective and died by falling in a waterfall when fighting his archenemy]].
5th Jun '16 3:31:22 PM Psychopompos007
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* {{BFG}}: The Dreadknecht Snipers wield an oversized rifle which looks similar to a Mauser 1918 T-Gewehr anti tank rifle.
5th Jun '16 3:21:04 PM Psychopompos007
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* PublicDomainCharacter: It's Van Helsing! Wait, no it isn't. It's okay, half the [=NPCs=] made the same mistake.

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* PublicDomainCharacter: PublicDomainCharacter:
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It's Van Helsing! Wait, no it isn't. It's okay, half the [=NPCs=] made the same mistake.


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** The pistol [[ComicBook/SinCity Gladys]].
** In the first game, a wisp gives a riddle about [[Franchise/TheHitchhikersGuideToTheGalaxy "the meaning of the life, the universe, and the rest". The answer is "42"]].
** In the second game, there's [[VideoGame/HalfLife a lambda inside a circle]] drawn on a wall inside the foundry.
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