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* During the first half of TC:UTK2, Derek loses sight of his priorities and becomes a reckless fame-seeker - according to Angie. When exactly did that happen? Absolutely none of the publicity appearances were Derek's ideas, and all of them were justifiably in the interest of the organisation and the advancement of medicine AND were approved by the director. Even the terrible mistake that leads to Derek's HeroicBlueScreenOfDeath wasn't even a mistake - everyone, Angie included, agreed that he made the correct choice, and that they would've done the same, Healing Touch or no. What's even dumber is that after admitting that Derek made all the right choices, she still insists that it was his fault. Just...how!? If you're going to guilt-trip someone, do it before you specifically state that they've done no wrong. Gah! Fantastic game, but the third chapter's story is just doesn't flow.

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* During the first half of TC:UTK2, [=TC:UTK2=], Derek loses sight of his priorities and becomes a reckless fame-seeker - according to Angie. When exactly did that happen? Absolutely none of the publicity appearances were Derek's ideas, and all of them were justifiably in the interest of the organisation and the advancement of medicine AND were approved by the director. Even the terrible mistake that leads to Derek's HeroicBlueScreenOfDeath wasn't even a mistake - everyone, Angie included, agreed that he made the correct choice, and that they would've done the same, Healing Touch or no. What's even dumber is that after admitting that Derek made all the right choices, she still insists that it was his fault. Just...how!? If you're going to guilt-trip someone, do it before you specifically state that they've done no wrong. Gah! Fantastic game, but the third chapter's story is just doesn't flow.


* Why does Derek stay on in TC:UTK2, when [[spoiler:Emilio dies]], but when he fails extraction of crocodile teeth, he leaves forever?

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* Why does Derek stay on in TC:UTK2, [=TC:UTK2=], when [[spoiler:Emilio dies]], but when he fails extraction of crocodile teeth, he leaves forever?


** You're Derek Stiles; assuming you've played the other games before, you probably remember doing a bunch of feats that no regular doctor could do (if not, the game informs you). What doesn't make Angie think you can treat three burn victims (that are tough) within 5 minutes? But really, [[MagicalMikuru I]] got through that with about three seconds left (after several retries, probably), so I understand how you feel.

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** You're Derek Stiles; assuming you've played the other games before, you probably remember doing a bunch of feats that no regular doctor could do (if not, the game informs you). What doesn't make Angie think you can treat three burn victims (that are tough) within 5 minutes? But really, [[MagicalMikuru [[@/MagicalMikuru I]] got through that with about three seconds left (after several retries, probably), so I understand how you feel.


** To stop him from cultivating bacteria and using it to kill people. [[YouFailLogicForever ...Yeah.]]

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** To stop him from cultivating bacteria and using it to kill people. [[YouFailLogicForever ...[[LogicalFallacies ...Yeah.]]


** Unless this troper is mistaken, the number of patients you operate on which would have benefitted from technology such as a heart-lung machine can be counted on one hand. The way the surgeries work in the game is so fast-paced that there just isn't enough time to get patients the "standard" care they would receive in real life.
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** Unless this troper is mistaken, the number of patients you operate on which would have benefitted from technology such as a heart-lung machine can be counted on one hand. The way the surgeries work in the game is so fast-paced that there just isn't enough time to get patients the "standard" care they would receive in real life. \n<<|JustBugsMe|>>


*** No, that isn't the issue that Angie had with Derek. Derek was becoming so reliant on the idea of using the Healing Touch in operations, that he was beginning to feel like there was nothing to worry about so long as he activated it during tricky operations. Angie's problem was that Derek was becoming far too infatuated with the idea that he'd be able to always save everyone, because he became big-headed with the idea that he was an unstoppable medical wizard with magical powers. If you look at how Derek's attitude changes throughout the game, he becomes blasé about dealing with difficult situations, seeing himself as more then just a fallible doctor. The reason everyone had an issue with how Derek handled the situation, was because of his blasé attitude towards the entire thing which essentially amounted to "it'll be fine, I'm a doctor-wizard" attached the situation, until it''wasn't'' fine, and ''who'd have thought it, patients can die''. Even removing the Healing Touch from the entire thing, he had gotten big-headed with how much everyone relied on him and saw him as a miracle worker, to the point where he expect a miracle to just naturally happen in every surgery he performed. Then at that point he didn't get that miracle, which was a blunt lesson to him that no matter who he is, at the end of the day, he's just a human doctor who can't always rely on miracles, his reputation, nor his gift, to make sure the day is saved.

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*** No, that isn't the issue that Angie had with Derek. Derek was becoming so reliant on the idea of using the Healing Touch in operations, that he was beginning to feel like there was nothing to worry about so long as he activated it during tricky operations. Angie's problem was that Derek was becoming far too infatuated with the idea that he'd be able to always save everyone, because he became big-headed with the idea that he was an unstoppable medical wizard with magical powers. If you look at how Derek's attitude changes throughout the game, he becomes blasé blase about dealing with difficult situations, seeing himself as more then just a fallible doctor. The reason everyone had an issue with how Derek handled the situation, was because of his blasé blase attitude towards the entire thing which essentially amounted to "it'll be fine, I'm a doctor-wizard" attached the situation, , until it''wasn't'' it ''wasn't'' fine, and ''who'd have thought it, patients can die''. Even removing the Healing Touch from the entire thing, he had gotten big-headed with how much everyone relied on him and saw him as a miracle worker, to the point where he expect a miracle to just naturally happen in every surgery he performed. Then at that point he didn't get that miracle, which was a blunt lesson to him that no matter who he is, at the end of the day, he's just a human doctor who can't always rely on miracles, his reputation, nor his gift, to make sure the day is saved.


** That's just Angie putting the [[RuleOfDrama drama]] into {{medical drama}}. She does the same thing in the first game telling Linda(the suicide girl) that she should just die.

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*** No, that isn't the issue that Angie had with Derek. Derek was becoming so reliant on the idea of using the Healing Touch in operations, that he was beginning to feel like there was nothing to worry about so long as he activated it during tricky operations. Angie's problem was that Derek was becoming far too infatuated with the idea that he'd be able to always save everyone, because he became big-headed with the idea that he was an unstoppable medical wizard with magical powers. If you look at how Derek's attitude changes throughout the game, he becomes blasé about dealing with difficult situations, seeing himself as more then just a fallible doctor. The reason everyone had an issue with how Derek handled the situation, was because of his blasé attitude towards the entire thing which essentially amounted to "it'll be fine, I'm a doctor-wizard" attached the situation, until it''wasn't'' fine, and ''who'd have thought it, patients can die''. Even removing the Healing Touch from the entire thing, he had gotten big-headed with how much everyone relied on him and saw him as a miracle worker, to the point where he expect a miracle to just naturally happen in every surgery he performed. Then at that point he didn't get that miracle, which was a blunt lesson to him that no matter who he is, at the end of the day, he's just a human doctor who can't always rely on miracles, his reputation, nor his gift, to make sure the day is saved.

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** It should be noted that the Healing Touch doesn't literally slow down time, it simply gives the illusion that time has slowed down to the person using it, as their actions are performed so ridiculously quickly and with extreme accuracy. It would be more accurate to consider it to be superhuman speed, rather then the ability to slow down/freeze time. The camera shifting is explainable as to the fact that that's Derek shifting his perspective which he's doing in a snap, but stuff like GUILT dying in slo-mo is either for dramatic effect, or because the Healing Touch is programmed to literally slow the on-screen action down which includes when the GUILT dies. So people probably do talk in normal speed around Derek when he's using it.

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*** If you pay attention to in-game dialog, they're probably wearing more than standard safety gear, at least when working with GUILT. I recall something along the lines of hazmat suits being mentioned.

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** The likely answer is that they didn't want to draw new portraits for the characters. We can safely assume that the doctors in the game are taking standard precautions, since we're never explicitly told or shown that they aren't.


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** Unless this troper is mistaken, the number of patients you operate on which would have benefitted from technology such as a heart-lung machine can be counted on one hand. The way the surgeries work in the game is so fast-paced that there just isn't enough time to get patients the "standard" care they would receive in real life.

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** Furthermore, as far as I have understood it, only the discolored flowers around Rosalia's body carried the virus.


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* The series is set TwentyMinutesIntoTheFuture. Fine. But why does it seem like certain inventions don't exist? For example, it seems no one has ever heard of a heart-lung machine (at least Naomi is mentioned as being too weak to use one in Trauma Team's final surgery) or glass that does not break with sharp edges (which is normally used in automobiles).


* During the first half of TC:UTK2, Derek loses sight of his priorities and becomes a reckless fame-seeker - according to Angie. When exactly did that happen? Absolutely none of the publicity appearances were Derek's ideas, and all of them were justifiably in the interest of the organisation and the advancement of medicine. Even the terrible mistake that leads to Derek's HeroicBlueScreenOfDeath wasn't even a mistake - everyone, Angie included, agreed that he made the correct choice, and that they would've done the same, Healing Touch or no. What's even dumber is that after admitting that Derek made all the right choices, she still insists that it was his fault. Just...how!? If you're going to guilt-trip someone, do it before you specifically state that they've done no wrong. Gah! Fantastic game, but the third chapter's story is just doesn't flow.

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* During the first half of TC:UTK2, Derek loses sight of his priorities and becomes a reckless fame-seeker - according to Angie. When exactly did that happen? Absolutely none of the publicity appearances were Derek's ideas, and all of them were justifiably in the interest of the organisation and the advancement of medicine.medicine AND were approved by the director. Even the terrible mistake that leads to Derek's HeroicBlueScreenOfDeath wasn't even a mistake - everyone, Angie included, agreed that he made the correct choice, and that they would've done the same, Healing Touch or no. What's even dumber is that after admitting that Derek made all the right choices, she still insists that it was his fault. Just...how!? If you're going to guilt-trip someone, do it before you specifically state that they've done no wrong. Gah! Fantastic game, but the third chapter's story is just doesn't flow.flow.
** Not only that but the explicit reason she gives is that she thinks Derek was negligent because he thought he could just rely on the healing touch. At the time Derek was surrounded with GUILT patients and even Angie was starting to panic while Derek frantically tried to keep cool and treat everyone. Not only that but they were dealing with a new mutation of Kyriaki meaning they had to do the same think on your feet routine as any other serious operation. Angie seems to seriously be under the impression that Derek was looking at parasites that try to cut organs to ribbons, finding new kinds that spawn more parasites, and said "Eh, it'll be fine. No rush." Extra points if you actually used the Healing Touch on one of them meaning that Derek would not even have it available anymore, you can't say he was overconfident in something he already exhausted.


*** No you wouldn't, not really if you had any level of sense. Because when you start encountering ''flaming spider parasites'' you've gone past the line of "I expect you can do this". At that point many of the successes could be considered miracles and half of the point of a miracle is that they're extremely unlikely to happen. To say "This doctor is so good I expect a miracle every time a new ungodly disease comes out" is insane.

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*** No you wouldn't, not really if you had any level of sense. Because when you start encountering ''flaming spider parasites'' you've gone past the line of "I expect you can do this". At that point many of the successes could be considered miracles and half of the point of a miracle is that they're extremely unlikely to happen. To say "This doctor is so good I expect a miracle every time a new ungodly disease comes out" is insane. Being the best man for the job and being perfect are two different things.

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*** No you wouldn't, not really if you had any level of sense. Because when you start encountering ''flaming spider parasites'' you've gone past the line of "I expect you can do this". At that point many of the successes could be considered miracles and half of the point of a miracle is that they're extremely unlikely to happen. To say "This doctor is so good I expect a miracle every time a new ungodly disease comes out" is insane.

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