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ManekIridius
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12:25:29 PM Jun 25th 2015
edited by ManekIridius
The Max Payne 3 example mentions a string of QT Es that pop up during a particular cut-scene... can anyone reference which scene it was? I can't honestly recall any QT Es that weren't just 'slow the action down and tell you the control for what you're doing', like the first time you encounter an enemy (shootdodging) or the first time you find an enemy while unarmed and need to disarm him (during the final stage set in the Fabricas Branco building).

EDIT: Le sigh. I somehow forgot about the fight with one of the Commando Sombra lieutenants. I suppose it technically counts since you can't move about, even if the buttons pressed are the actual controls for the actions made (read: melee). My bad.
needsanewhobby
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01:11:24 AM Nov 28th 2014
Where are general opinions on this trope at the moment? Dead Horse Trope? Undead Horse Trope? Necessary Weasel?
SuperVegitoFAN
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04:15:24 AM May 15th 2012
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SuperVegitoFAN
04:16:47 AM May 15th 2012
Shouldnt be on this list... it should be more on action command because the attack clashes are closer to that than press x not to die...

its not during a cutscene, its just an interpretation of what you can do... and the bare fact you have an option puts it into the greyzone and the rest throws it further away from this... it shouldnt be on this articel its wrong.
GliderGuy
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05:20:59 PM Feb 21st 2012
Okay to restore the quote? No reason was given for its deletion and it fits the topic perfectly. There's also no new quote to replace it.

From the 'history' page, the quote is:

Meanwhile, you go back to Resident Evil 4, it's like, BITCH, THIS AIN'T A CUTSCENE! PRESS A! PRESS A! YOU DON'T GOT TIME TO SMOKE A BOWL! YOU STILL PLAYIN! JUMP, GYPSY! C'MON, JUMP!
Westrim
06:57:55 PM Feb 21st 2012
edited by Westrim
Nope. I deleted it because it's loud (that is, allcaps) and obnoxious, and only partly relevant. It only really works for people who already know who he is.
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