History VisualNovel / Policenauts

29th Apr '17 4:34:55 PM nombretomado
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* OldSaveBonus: If you happen to have a ''[[TokimekiMemorial Tokimeki Memorial : Forever with you]]'' save completed with at least one girl in the same Memory Card as your ''Policenauts'' save, an additional dialogue [[ShoutOut spoofing]] ''TokimekiMemorial''[[WorldTree 's Legend of the Tree]] [[ShoutOut and commenting on the girl you completed]] will appear at one point of the game.

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* OldSaveBonus: If you happen to have a ''[[TokimekiMemorial ''[[VisualNovel/TokimekiMemorial Tokimeki Memorial : Forever with you]]'' save completed with at least one girl in the same Memory Card as your ''Policenauts'' save, an additional dialogue [[ShoutOut spoofing]] ''TokimekiMemorial''[[WorldTree ''VisualNovel/TokimekiMemorial''[[WorldTree 's Legend of the Tree]] [[ShoutOut and commenting on the girl you completed]] will appear at one point of the game.
7th Apr '17 2:44:50 PM Gosicrystal
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* AluminumChristmasTrees: Jonathan's favorite brand of cigarettes, "Moslems", was real, and they were 'break' cigarettes; required no lighter, but had a sulfuric compound in the tip that activated when you broke the end.



* BetterToDieThanBeKilled / DisneyVillainDeath: [[spoiler: Redwood]].
* BigBadDuumvirate: [[spoiler: Gates]] and Tokugawa.

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* BetterToDieThanBeKilled / DisneyVillainDeath: [[spoiler: Redwood]].
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BetterToDieThanBeKilled: [[spoiler:Redwood.]]
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BigBadDuumvirate: [[spoiler: Gates]] [[spoiler:Gates]] and Tokugawa.



** [[AluminumChristmasTrees Moslems are (were) real,]] and they are (were) 'break' cigarettes; required no lighter, but had a sulfuric compound in the tip that activated when you broke the end.



* BloodFromTheMouth: [[spoiler: Dave]] and [[spoiler: Redwood]].

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* %%* BloodFromTheMouth: [[spoiler: Dave]] [[spoiler:Dave]] and [[spoiler: Redwood]].[[spoiler:Redwood]].



* BuddyCopShow
* TheCallKnowsWhereYouLive

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* %%* BuddyCopShow
* %%* TheCallKnowsWhereYouLive



* ChekhovsGun: Various.

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* ChekhovsGun: Various. %%* ChekhovsGun



* CorruptCorporateExecutive: Tokugawa.
* CowboyCop: Guess.
* CrapsaccharineWorld: Beyond Coast.

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* %%* CorruptCorporateExecutive: Tokugawa.
* CowboyCop: Guess.
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CrapsaccharineWorld: Beyond Coast.



* DarkenedBuildingShootout

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* TheDevTeamThinksOfEverything: Take everything you know about [[VisualNovel/{{Snatcher}} Gillian Seed]] hitting on women. Now ramp it UpToEleven with a mouse pointer that allows you to LOOK at women in specific spots. In fact, groping a woman is [[ButThouMust integral to advancing the plot]] at one point.

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* TheDevTeamThinksOfEverything: Take everything you know about [[VisualNovel/{{Snatcher}} Gillian Seed]] hitting on women. Now ramp it UpToEleven with a mouse pointer that allows you to LOOK at women in specific spots. In fact, groping a woman is [[ButThouMust integral to advancing the plot]] at one point.DisneyVillainDeath: [[spoiler:Redwood.]]



* TheDragon: [[spoiler: Redwood to Gates and Tokugawa.]]

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* %%* TheDragon: [[spoiler: Redwood [[spoiler:Redwood to Gates and Tokugawa.]]



* EngineeredPublicConfession: [[spoiler: Gates Becker's recorded "confession" at the end of the game.]]
* EveryoneIsRelated: Ho boy. [[spoiler: Chris is the mother of Redwood, whose brother Ridley was Marc's father -- making Redwood his uncle. And of course, Jonathan is Karen's father]].
* [[spoiler: EvilBrit / MoleInCharge: Gates]]
* EvilGloating: [[spoiler: Redwood. Dear fucking god, ''Redwood'']].

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* EngineeredPublicConfession: [[spoiler: Gates [[spoiler:Gates Becker's recorded "confession" at the end of the game.]]
* EveryoneIsRelated: Ho boy. [[spoiler: Chris [[spoiler:Chris is the mother of Redwood, whose brother Ridley was Marc's father -- making Redwood his uncle. And of course, Jonathan is Karen's father]].
* [[spoiler: EvilBrit / MoleInCharge: Gates]]
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%%* EvilBrit: [[spoiler:Gates.]]
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EvilGloating: [[spoiler: Redwood. Dear fucking god, ''Redwood'']].[[spoiler:Redwood.]]



* FaceHeelTurn: [[spoiler: Redwood]] and [[spoiler: Gates]].

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* %%* FaceHeelTurn: [[spoiler: Redwood]] [[spoiler:Redwood]] and [[spoiler: Gates]].[[spoiler:Gates]].



* FieryRedhead: Meryl.

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* %%* FieryRedhead: Meryl.



* TheFuture
* GagBoobs: Jonathan finds [[{{Fanservice}} a myriad of excuses]] to touch womens' breasts, complete with [[JigglePhysics jiggle animations]] and a sound effect (Meryl's twins [[FanDisservice sound like elephants]]).
* UsefulNotes/GeneralGamingGamepads: All three console versions feature support for their corresponding mouse peripherals, with the Saturn version adding [[LightGun Virtua Gun]] support as well for the shooting segments.

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* %%* TheFuture
* GagBoobs: Jonathan finds [[{{Fanservice}} a myriad of excuses]] to touch womens' women's breasts, complete with [[JigglePhysics jiggle animations]] and a sound effect (Meryl's twins [[FanDisservice sound like elephants]]).
* UsefulNotes/GeneralGamingGamepads: All three console versions feature support for their corresponding mouse peripherals, with the Saturn version adding [[LightGun Virtua Gun]] support as well for the shooting segments.
elephants]]).



* GogglesDoNothing: Dave.
* HeWasRightThereAllAlong: [[spoiler: Ishida/Redwood]] in the astronaut spacesuit.
* HeterosexualLifePartners: Ed & Jonathan.
* HisNameIs: [[spoiler: Chris]] gets shot before she can spill the beans on Tokugawa's operation.
* HotScoop: Karen Hojo.
* HumanShield: [[spoiler: Redwood]] takes Chris hostage onboard a moving train.
* [[IHaveYourWife I Have Your Kid]]: [[spoiler: Redwood kidnaps Marc]] in order to lure Jonathan and Ed out into the open.

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* %%* GogglesDoNothing: Dave.
* %%* HeWasRightThereAllAlong: [[spoiler: Ishida/Redwood]] [[spoiler:Ishida/Redwood]] in the astronaut spacesuit.
* %%* HeterosexualLifePartners: Ed & Jonathan.
* HisNameIs: [[spoiler: Chris]] [[spoiler:Chris]] gets shot before she can spill the beans on Tokugawa's operation.
* %%* HotScoop: Karen Hojo.
* HumanShield: [[spoiler: Redwood]] [[spoiler:Redwood]] takes Chris hostage onboard a moving train.
* [[IHaveYourWife I Have Your Kid]]: IHaveYourWife: [[spoiler: Redwood kidnaps Marc]] in order to lure Jonathan and Ed out into the open.



* {{Incest Is Relative}}: [[spoiler:Karen starts to put the moves on Jonathan; later, it's implied that Karen is actually Jonathan's daughter.]]
** Tokugawa's "Rebirthers" are clones of celebrity women throughout history, existing solely to have sex with him and his clientèle. More disturbingly, they're also registered as [[{{Squick}} legal blood relatives]] of Tokugawa himself.

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* {{Incest Is Relative}}: IncestIsRelative:
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[[spoiler:Karen starts to put the moves on Jonathan; later, it's implied that Karen is actually Jonathan's daughter.]]
** Tokugawa's "Rebirthers" are clones of celebrity women throughout history, existing solely to have sex with him and his clientèle. More disturbingly, they're also registered as [[{{Squick}} legal blood relatives]] relatives of Tokugawa himself.



* JustBetweenYouAndMe: Toscanini.
* KilledToUpholdTheMasquerade: Hojo.
* LaughingMad: [[spoiler: Redwood]] in [[DieLaughing his final moments]].

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* %%* JustBetweenYouAndMe: Toscanini.
* %%* KilledToUpholdTheMasquerade: Hojo.
* %%* LaughingMad: [[spoiler: Redwood]] [[spoiler:Redwood]] in [[DieLaughing his final moments]].



* TheMafia / TheTriadsAndTheTongs: In SPAAAAACE!



* ManlyTears: Ed, when [[spoiler: Marc finally accepts him as a father.]]
* MasculineGirlFeminineBoy: Dave and Meryl.

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* ManlyTears: Ed, when [[spoiler: Marc [[spoiler:Marc finally accepts him as a father.]]
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MasculineGirlFeminineBoy: Dave and Meryl.



* MegaCorp: Tokugawa and its various branches.
* MinorCrimeRevealsMajorPlot
* MirandaRights: [[spoiler: Gates]] recites these to Jonathan as Jonathan is being arrested for murder.
* MsFanservice: Too many to list.
* MysteriousInformant: Nine Stars ([[spoiler:aka Ishida]]).

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* %%* MegaCorp: Tokugawa and its various branches.
* %%* MinorCrimeRevealsMajorPlot
* MirandaRights: [[spoiler: Gates]] [[spoiler:Gates]] recites these to Jonathan as Jonathan is being arrested for murder.
* MsFanservice: Too many to list.
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MysteriousInformant: Nine Stars ([[spoiler:aka Ishida]]).



* ThePasswordIsAlwaysSwordfish
* PeekABooCorpse
* PerpetualSmiler: Dave. Even [[spoiler: getting shot]] doesn't dampen his mood!
* PoliceAreUseless
* {{Portmantitle}}

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* %%* ThePasswordIsAlwaysSwordfish
* %%* PeekABooCorpse
* PerpetualSmiler: Dave. Even [[spoiler: getting [[spoiler:getting shot]] doesn't dampen his mood!
* %%* PoliceAreUseless
* %%* {{Portmantitle}}



* TheProfessor: Victor.

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* %%* TheProfessor: Victor.



* {{Retirony}}: [[spoiler: Dave gets shot before ever getting a chance to visit Home]].
* ReversePsychology: [[spoiler: Redwood warns against cutting the red wire of an explosive, as only a [[GenreBlindness Genre Blind]] fool would rig a bomb like that. Guess which wire you need to cut during the bomb refusal sequence?]]
* RipVanWinkle: Jonathan Ingram.
* SacrificialLamb: Lorraine.
* SaltAndPepper: Jonathan and Ed.

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* {{Retirony}}: [[spoiler: Dave [[spoiler:Dave gets shot before ever getting a chance to visit Home]].
* ReversePsychology: [[spoiler: Redwood [[spoiler:Redwood warns against cutting the red wire of an explosive, as only a [[GenreBlindness Genre Blind]] fool would rig a bomb like that. Guess which wire you need to cut during the bomb refusal sequence?]]
* %%* RipVanWinkle: Jonathan Ingram.
* %%* SacrificialLamb: Lorraine.
* %%* SaltAndPepper: Jonathan and Ed.



* SexyStewardess: Zero gravity has ''many'' advantages.
* ShoutOut: Ishida's [[VisualNovel/{{Snatcher}} 2042 calendar]] [[{{Feelies}} that he got from a video game]]. [[LampshadeHanging It's even mentioned by one of the characters]] that, given a haircut and a trench coat, [[{{Expy}} Johnathan would look just like the guy in the middle]].

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* %%* SexyStewardess: Zero gravity has ''many'' advantages.
* ShoutOut: ShoutOut:
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Ishida's [[VisualNovel/{{Snatcher}} 2042 calendar]] [[{{Feelies}} that he got from a video game]]. [[LampshadeHanging It's even mentioned by one of the characters]] that, given a haircut and a trench coat, [[{{Expy}} Johnathan would look just like the guy in the middle]].



* SnowyScreenOfDeath: When [[spoiler: Ed gets shot]] on-camera, Jonathan's monitor briefly turns to static.
* SomethingNauts: Justified- they're both astronauts and police.

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* SnowyScreenOfDeath: When [[spoiler: Ed [[spoiler:Ed gets shot]] on-camera, Jonathan's monitor briefly turns to static.
* SomethingNauts: Justified- Justified - they're both astronauts and police.



* SwissCheeseSecurity: BCCH.

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* %%* SwissCheeseSecurity: BCCH.



* TookALevelInBadass: [[spoiler: At the end of the final act, Ed somehow awakens from his coma and finally gets over his [[DoesntLikeGuns fear of guns]] and [[BigDamnHeroes saves Jonathan from Gates]] by [[BoomHeadshot shooting Gates in the head]].]]

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* TookALevelInBadass: [[spoiler: At [[spoiler:At the end of the final act, Ed somehow awakens from his coma and finally gets over his [[DoesntLikeGuns fear of guns]] and [[BigDamnHeroes saves Jonathan from Gates]] by [[BoomHeadshot shooting Gates in the head]].]]



* {{Transplant}}: Meryl, into MGS.
* TheUglyGuysHotDaughter: Anna Brown. ''Good lord'', Anna Brown.
* WaitHere
* WeHaveBecomeComplacent: This is the gist of [[spoiler: Gates']] MotiveRant.
* [[WhyDidItHaveToBeSnakes Why Did It Have To Be Space?]]: Jonathan's spacewalking accident 25 years ago left him riddled with cosmophobia.

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* %%* {{Transplant}}: Meryl, into MGS.
* %%* TheUglyGuysHotDaughter: Anna Brown. ''Good lord'', Anna Brown.
* %%* WaitHere
* WeHaveBecomeComplacent: This is the gist of [[spoiler: Gates']] [[spoiler:Gates's]] MotiveRant.
* [[WhyDidItHaveToBeSnakes Why Did It Have To Be Space?]]: WhyDidItHaveToBeSnakes: Jonathan's spacewalking accident 25 years ago left him riddled with cosmophobia.



* WireDilemma : The bomb planted inside an Elles designer bag -- which is stashed inside a [[NeedleInAStackOfNeedles counterfeit Elles bag store]]. Jonathan suggests they use Anna's bag as a litmus test, but the plan goes sour when Ed confides that the bag (a birthday gift from him) is [[OhCrap yet another fake]].
* WouldYouLikeToHearHowTheyDied: [[spoiler: Redwood]].

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* WireDilemma : WireDilemma: The bomb planted inside an Elles designer bag -- which is stashed inside a [[NeedleInAStackOfNeedles counterfeit Elles bag store]]. Jonathan suggests they use Anna's bag as a litmus test, but the plan goes sour when Ed confides that the bag (a birthday gift from him) is [[OhCrap yet another fake]].
* %%* WouldYouLikeToHearHowTheyDied: [[spoiler: Redwood]].[[spoiler:Redwood.]]
26th Dec '16 5:32:09 PM contrafanxxx
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* BreakingTheFourthWall: In true Kojima fashion, Jonathan and Ed do this if you fail the bomb-defusing scene at the end of Act 2 several times.
26th Dec '16 5:27:05 PM contrafanxxx
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* NonActionGuy: Ed, due to [[DoesntLikeGuns not being able to use a gun]]. [[spoiler: Subverted in the ending, [[BigDamnHeroes saves Jonathan from being shot by Gates]] and [[BoomHeadshot shoots Gates in the head]].]]

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* NonActionGuy: Ed, due to [[DoesntLikeGuns not being able to use a gun]]. [[spoiler: Subverted in the ending, [[BigDamnHeroes when he saves Jonathan from being shot by Gates]] and [[BoomHeadshot shoots Gates in the head]].]]
17th Dec '16 11:12:09 AM MightyKombat
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* AcronymConfusion: At one point on his space flight to Beyond Coast, Jonathan sees a news report by ''B''eyond Coast ''B''road''c''asting that abbreviates itself to BBC, and immediately confuses it with the [[Creator/TheBBC British Broadcasting Corporation]]. Redwood sets him straight.
-->'''Jonathan:''' BBC? The Brits?\\
'''Redwood:''' No, that's a program from Beyond. The "BBC" stands for "Beyond Coast Broadcasting." Another BBC.
3rd Dec '16 8:56:55 AM contrafanxxx
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* MirandaRights: [[spoiler: Gates]] recites these to Jonathan as Jonathan is being arrested for murder.
3rd Dec '16 8:56:03 AM contrafanxxx
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* ManlyTears: Ed, when [[spoiler: Marc finally accepts him as a father.]]
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* DoppelgangerReplacementLoveInterest: This seems to be the case with Karen, whose resemblance to her mother Lorraine does not go unnoticed by Jonathan, while Karen herself tries to make a move on Jonathan, much to Jonathan's confusion. [[spoiler:This is subverted at the end, when Karen is revealed to Jonathan's daughter, having been conceived before Jonathan's accident.]]

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* DoppelgangerReplacementLoveInterest: This seems to be the case with Karen, whose resemblance to her mother Lorraine does not go unnoticed by Jonathan, while Karen herself tries to make a move on Jonathan, much to Jonathan's confusion. [[spoiler:This is subverted at the end, when Karen is revealed to be Jonathan's daughter, having been conceived before Jonathan's accident.]]
12th Oct '16 6:22:28 PM contrafanxxx
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* NonActionGuy: Ed, due to [[DoesntLikeGuns not being able to use a gun]]. [[spoiler: Subverted in the ending, [[BigDamnHeroes saves Jonathan from being shot by Gates]] and [[BoomHeadshot shoots Gates in the head]].]]



* TookALevelInBadass: [[spoiler: At the end of the final act, Ed finally gets over his [[DoesntLikeGuns fear of guns]] and [[BigDamnHeroes saves Jonathan from Gates]] by [[BoomHeadshot shooting Gates in the head]].]]

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* TookALevelInBadass: [[spoiler: At the end of the final act, Ed somehow awakens from his coma and finally gets over his [[DoesntLikeGuns fear of guns]] and [[BigDamnHeroes saves Jonathan from Gates]] by [[BoomHeadshot shooting Gates in the head]].]]
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* TookALevelInBadass: [[spoiler: At the end of the final act, Ed finally gets over his [[DoesntLikeGuns fear of guns]] and [[BigDamnHeroes saves Jonathan from Gates]] by [[BoomHeadshot shooting Gates in the head]].]]
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