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"I should have known it wasn’t going to be that simple."
UNKNOWN is a spinoff of OFF created by Claude Huggins (a.k.a. Zachariecide) with the help of TechNijui and Seridan.The switch had been turned on OFF. A world died and the credits rolled. Now, returning to the dead realm, you come face to face with the former merchant Zacharie, who offers his help in restoring the world that you and The Batter destroyed. With a mission of your own, you and Zacharie set off to right a great wrong.You can get the game here. A sequel is now in the works. A spinoff entitled 365 can be found here.Not to be confused with the film UNKNOWN.
Breakout Character: Zackry was originally just a minor character who helped in the final boss fight, but reception to him made him popular enough to warrant him getting his own spinoff, 365.
The Cameo: The Observer was first seen in another one of Claude’s fangames, Clueless.
Also from Clueless is Shitai, as seen in the battle that takes place in the Falses' room. He’s the only moving enemy in the cluster.
Cannot Spit It Out: After the player saves Zacharie in one of the endings, he begins to say something before waving it off. Considering that the relationship needed for this ending is one step below love, it's safe to say that this trope applies.
Chekhov's Gun: The music box is played as a simple game mechanic, but it makes a dark return later in the game.
Deal with the Devil: An off kilter Zacharie makes a deal with Seneca to reset time if the former merchant gives up all of his life energy.
I Lied: Instead of fulfilling his part of bargain, Seneca simply drains Zacharie's energy in another room without affecting time in any way. Later, Seneca tells the remaining characters that he can’t control time at all.
Earn Your Bad Ending: If you wind up in the Player v. Zacharie fight, there is different dialogue if you lose. However, it is time consuming waiting for him to whittle down your health to zero when it would be much easier to beat some sense into him.
In another ending, the chamber's door fails to lock and opens on its own, treating the player to the wonderfully pleasant sound of Zacharie's screams of pain, and the knowledge that they've just killed every single character in the entire game.
OOC Is Serious Business: Right after the final battle with Seneca, the vulpine returns to his normal size. Zacharie then says he plans on killing Seneca. When the Judge tries to talk to Zacharie about their best course of action, he strikes the Judge in a fit of rage while telling him to leave.
Please Wake Up: Zack does this to the Player in two of the endings if you fail the final battle.