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** Apparently the apartment Jules and Shadow visit in New York is located on Liberty Island, with the Statue of Liberty just a few feet away from the building.

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** Apparently the apartment Jules and Shadow visit in New York is located on Liberty Island, with the Statue of Liberty just a few feet away not that far from the building.



* BigBrotherIsWatchingYou: No matter where you travel, no matter how far ahead you think you are, Carmen and her various henchmen have close eyes on you.

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* BigBrotherIsWatchingYou: No matter where you travel, no matter how far ahead you think you are, Carmen and her various henchmen the rest of VILE have close eyes on you.you, something that Jules and Shadow will comment on frequently.



* CoolBoat: The ''Golden Lion'', a yacht owned by a VILE agent that shows up in Cape Town's harbor and later along the Amazon River.

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* CoolBoat: The ''Golden Lion'', a yacht owned rented out by a VILE agent that shows up in Cape Town's harbor and later along the Amazon River.



* EstablishingCharacterMoment: The game proper opens with Shadow scaling a building which he then breaks into. Jules? She used the elevator.

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* EstablishingCharacterMoment: The game proper opens with Shadow scaling a building which he then breaks into. Jules? She used took the elevator.



* GoodOlBoy: Shadow makes many references to growing up on a horse ranch in the Midwest.

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* GoodOlBoy: Shadow makes many references to growing up on a horse ranch in the Midwest.ranch.



** The Chief is [[Series/WhereInTheWorldIsCarmenSandiego once again]] an African-American woman.

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** A two-fer regarding ''Series/WhereInTheWorldIsCarmenSandiego'':
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The Chief is [[Series/WhereInTheWorldIsCarmenSandiego once again]] again an African-American woman.woman.
*** Carmen's backstory regarding winning a game show as a kid hearkens back to the franchise's past as a game show.



* ProperlyParanoid: Professor Lonsdale, a professor residing in Greece that helps Jules and Shadow translate messages written in dead languages. When he is first brought up, it's revealed he never uses his phone as he believes it is bugged by VILE agents. Later on he tells the duo in a letter he's thinking of fleeing the country to somewhere safer.
* RealMenWearPink: A VILE henchmen in Thailand requests a copy of Tchaikovsky's ''Nutcracker'' in exchange for some valuable information.
* RedHerring: Each mission will have at least one country you can visit that has no relevance to the mission at hand. Jules and Shadow will always point this out when they land, usually along the lines of "Are you sure this is the right place?" or "Doesn't look like there's VILE activity here."

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* ProperlyParanoid: Professor Lonsdale, a retired professor residing in Greece that helps Jules and Shadow translate messages written in dead languages. alphabets. When he is first brought up, it's revealed the Chief and Jules reveal he never uses his phone as he believes it is bugged by VILE agents. Later on on, during the final mission, he tells the duo in a letter he's thinking of fleeing the country to somewhere safer.
* RealMenWearPink: A VILE henchmen in Thailand requests a copy CD of Tchaikovsky's ''Nutcracker'' in exchange for some valuable information.
a clue needed to find the Maori mask Carmen steals in the second mission.
* RedHerring: Each mission will have at least one country you can visit that has no relevance to the mission at hand. Jules and Shadow will always point this out when they land, usually along the lines of "Are you sure this is the right place?" or "Doesn't look like there's any VILE activity here."



* SigilSpam: Each artifact Carmen steals has a strange wheel symbol on it. In the middle of the wheel is a small indent where a jewel used to be. A few missions in, this symbol suddenly begins appearing ''everywhere'', from stained glass windows to gold medallions. [[spoiler: Turns out these jewels are needed to find the lost civilization's treasure Carmen's after.]]

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* ScrewThisImOutOfHere: The owner of a pub near Warwick Castle got so spooked by flashing lights coming from an impossible room in the castle that he moved to New York, taking a poem with him that Jules and Shadow need to find a stolen artifact.
* SigilSpam: Each artifact Carmen steals has a strange wheel symbol on it. In the middle of the wheel is a small indent where a jewel used to be. A few missions in, this symbol suddenly begins appearing ''everywhere'', from stained glass windows to gold medallions. [[spoiler: Turns out these jewels are needed to find the symbol is part of the lost civilization's treasure Carmen's after.city, with each space in the wheel corresponding to each artifact that Carmen steals in order to find it.]]


* NoodleIncident: We're never explicitly told what exactly happened between Carmen and Jules that led to Carmen to quitting ACME, but whatever it was, Jules is still kicking herself for letting it happen and her fellow ACME agents won't let her forget it either.

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* NoodleIncident: We're never explicitly told what exactly happened between Carmen and Jules that led to Carmen to quitting quit ACME, but whatever it was, Jules is still kicking herself for letting it happen and her fellow ACME agents won't let her forget it either.


The game divides itself into eight missions, with the first seven focused on retrieving the stolen artifacts and the final mission focused on catching Carmen and [[spoiler: finding the lost city and it's treasure.]]

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The game divides itself into eight missions, with the first seven focused on retrieving the stolen artifacts and the final mission focused on catching Carmen and [[spoiler: finding the lost city and it's treasure.]]
Carmen.


The game divides itself into eight "missions", with the first seven focused on retrieving the stolen artifacts and the final "mission" focused on catching Carmen and [[spoiler: finding the lost city and it's treasure.]]

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The game divides itself into eight "missions", missions, with the first seven focused on retrieving the stolen artifacts and the final "mission" mission focused on catching Carmen and [[spoiler: finding the lost city and it's treasure.]]



** Russia on the game's world map uses Soviet Era borders, meaning Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Belarus, Moldova, Ukraine, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, and Uzbekistan are still part of Russia.

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** Russia on the game's world map map, for some reason, uses Soviet Era borders, meaning Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Belarus, Moldova, Ukraine, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, and Uzbekistan are still part of Russia.



* DarkerAndEdgier: While not as dark as ''[[VideoGame/CarmenSandiegoWordDetective Word Detective]]'', the game is less comedic than other entries in the series and has more serious and realistic characters. [[spoiler: At one point Carmen even considers locking Jules and Shadow in the treasure room forever, something that Jules thinks is too far even for Carmen.]]
* EndlessDaytime: Almost every country you visit, it will always be daytime. You could travel halfway across the world and it will still be daytime. Averted on two occasions, where both England and Canada can be visited at night.

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* DarkerAndEdgier: While not as dark as ''[[VideoGame/CarmenSandiegoWordDetective Word Detective]]'', the game is less comedic than other entries in the series and has more serious and realistic characters. [[spoiler: At one point Carmen even considers flirts with the idea of locking Jules and Shadow in the treasure room forever, something that Jules thinks is too far even for Carmen.her.]]
* EndlessDaytime: Almost every country you visit, it visit will always be during the daytime. You could travel halfway across the world and it will still be daytime. Averted on two occasions, where both England and Canada can be visited at night.



* ProperlyParanoid: Professor Lonsdale, the Greek professor that helps Jules and Shadow translate messages written in dead languages. When he is first brought up, it's revealed he never uses his phone as he believes it is bugged by VILE agents. Later on he reveals he's thinking of fleeing the country out of fear.

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* ProperlyParanoid: Professor Lonsdale, the Greek a professor residing in Greece that helps Jules and Shadow translate messages written in dead languages. When he is first brought up, it's revealed he never uses his phone as he believes it is bugged by VILE agents. Later on he reveals tells the duo in a letter he's thinking of fleeing the country out of fear.to somewhere safer.



* RedHerring: Each mission will have at least one country you can visit that has no relevance to the mission at hand. Jules and Shadow will always point this out when they land, usually along the lines of "Are you sure this is the right place?" or "Doesn't look like there's VILE activity here."



* ToiletHumor: Not in the story itself, but one of the gadgets Shadow starts with is a handy dandy translator, which teaches players how to say certain phrases in different languages. One of these is "Where is the bathroom?" which younger players will find amusing.

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* ToiletHumor: Not in the story itself, but one of the gadgets Shadow starts with is a handy dandy translator, which teaches players how to say certain phrases in different languages. One of these is "Where is the bathroom?" which younger players will find amusing.


What starts out as a normal mission for ACME veteran Julia "Jules" Argent and the tech-savvy new recruit Shadow Hawkins turns into a large goose chase when Carmen begins stealing seemingly random artifacts, from a rare Franco-Italian edition of "The Travels of Marco Polo" to a wooden Maori carving, which Jules believes is leading to something much grander in scale. [[spoiler: Its eventually revealed that each treasure Carmen steals turns out to be tied to a mysterious explorer who discovered a lost city with a huge treasure chamber.]]

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What starts out as a normal mission for ACME veteran Julia "Jules" Argent and the tech-savvy new recruit Shadow Hawkins turns into a large goose chase when Carmen begins stealing seemingly random artifacts, from a rare Franco-Italian edition of "The Travels of Marco Polo" to a wooden Maori carving, which Jules believes is leading to something much grander in scale. [[spoiler: Its eventually revealed that each treasure Carmen steals turns out to be tied to a mysterious explorer who discovered a lost city with a huge treasure chamber.]]
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* ProperlyParanoid: Professor Lonsdale, the Greek professor that helps Jules and Shadow translate messages written in dead languages. When he is first brought up, its revealed he never uses his phone as he believes it is bugged by VILE agents. Later on he reveals he's thinking of fleeing the country out of fear.

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* ProperlyParanoid: Professor Lonsdale, the Greek professor that helps Jules and Shadow translate messages written in dead languages. When he is first brought up, its it's revealed he never uses his phone as he believes it is bugged by VILE agents. Later on he reveals he's thinking of fleeing the country out of fear.


''Where in the World Is Carmen Sandiego? Treasures of Knowledge'' is a 2001 point-and-click [[EdutainmentGame edutainment]] adventure game released by The Learning Company as part of the ''Franchise/CarmenSandiego'' franchise.

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''Where in the World Is Carmen Sandiego? ''Carmen Sandiego: Treasures of Knowledge'' is a 2001 point-and-click [[EdutainmentGame edutainment]] adventure game released by The Learning Company as part of the ''Franchise/CarmenSandiego'' franchise.


''Where in the World Is Carmen Sandiego? Treasures of Knowledge'' is a 2001 point-and-click {{Edutainment}} adventure game released by The Learning Company as part of the ''Franchise/CarmenSandiego'' franchise.

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''Where in the World Is Carmen Sandiego? Treasures of Knowledge'' is a 2001 point-and-click {{Edutainment}} [[EdutainmentGame edutainment]] adventure game released by The Learning Company as part of the ''Franchise/CarmenSandiego'' franchise.


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* DarkerAndEdgier: While not as dark as [[VideoGame/CarmenSandiegoWordDetective Word Detective]], the game is less comedic than other entries in the series and has more serious and realistic characters. [[spoiler: At one point Carmen even considers locking Jules and Shadow in the treasure room forever, something that Jules thinks is too far even for Carmen.]]
* EndlessDaytime: Almost every country you visit, it will always be daytime. You could travel from the United States to Italy and the sky will stay the same. Averted on two occasions, where both England and Canada can be visited at night.

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* DarkerAndEdgier: While not as dark as [[VideoGame/CarmenSandiegoWordDetective ''[[VideoGame/CarmenSandiegoWordDetective Word Detective]], Detective]]'', the game is less comedic than other entries in the series and has more serious and realistic characters. [[spoiler: At one point Carmen even considers locking Jules and Shadow in the treasure room forever, something that Jules thinks is too far even for Carmen.]]
* EndlessDaytime: Almost every country you visit, it will always be daytime. You could travel from halfway across the United States to Italy world and the sky it will stay the same.still be daytime. Averted on two occasions, where both England and Canada can be visited at night.



* GoingInCircles: One of the treasures, a fish shaped gong, is hidden in Quebec, which is where you start that mission. {{Lampshaded}} by Shadow when he realizes Carmen did this intentionally and calls her out for it.

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* GoingInCircles: One of the treasures, a fish shaped fish-shaped gong, is hidden in Quebec, which is where you start that mission. {{Lampshaded}} by Shadow when he realizes Carmen did this intentionally and calls her out for it.



* MythologyGag: The leitmotifs mentioned above are sampled directly from the 1996 version of ''World''.

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* MythologyGag: MythologyGag
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The leitmotifs mentioned above are sampled directly from the 1996 version of ''World''.''World''.
** The Chief is [[Series/WhereInTheWorldIsCarmenSandiego once again]] an African-American woman.


The game takes a massive departure from previous ''Carmen Sandiego'' games; no punny names, no comedic VILE henchmen, and no humorously {{Impossible Theft}}s. The game also takes the plot quite seriously, with the few humorous lines of dialogue coming from Jules and Shadow's witty banter.

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The game ''Treasures of Knowledge'' takes a massive departure from previous ''Carmen Sandiego'' games; no punny names, no comedic VILE henchmen, and no humorously {{Impossible Theft}}s. The game also takes the plot quite seriously, with the few humorous lines of dialogue coming from Jules and Shadow's witty banter.


* SigilSpam: Each artifact Carmen steals has a strange wheel symbol on it. In the middle of the wheel is a small indent where a jewel used to be. This symbol suddenly begins appearing ''everywhere'', from stained glass to gold medallions. [[spoiler: Turns out these jewels are needed to find the lost civilization's treasure Carmen's after.]]

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* SigilSpam: Each artifact Carmen steals has a strange wheel symbol on it. In the middle of the wheel is a small indent where a jewel used to be. This A few missions in, this symbol suddenly begins appearing ''everywhere'', from stained glass windows to gold medallions. [[spoiler: Turns out these jewels are needed to find the lost civilization's treasure Carmen's after.]]


* LimitedWardrobe: Jules and Shadow always wear the same clothing no matter where they travel. Yes, even Antarctica. [[ExposedToTheElements That skimpy jacket ain't gonna protect you from below-zero temperatures, Jules.]]

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* LimitedWardrobe: Jules and Shadow always wear the same clothing no matter where they travel. Yes, even Antarctica. [[ExposedToTheElements That skimpy jacket ain't gonna protect you from below-zero temperatures, Jules.]]]] The same can be said for Shadow. Even in hot climates like Australia, Egypt, and Jordan, he's still wearing that heavy vest.


* ProperlyParanoid: The Greek professor that helps Jules and Shadow translate messages written in dead languages. When he is first brought up, its revealed he never uses his phone as he believes it is bugged by VILE agents. Later on he reveals he's thinking of fleeing the country out of fear.

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* ProperlyParanoid: The Professor Lonsdale, the Greek professor that helps Jules and Shadow translate messages written in dead languages. When he is first brought up, its revealed he never uses his phone as he believes it is bugged by VILE agents. Later on he reveals he's thinking of fleeing the country out of fear.


* EstablishingCharacterMoment: The game proper opens with Shadow scaling a building which he then breaks into. Jules? She used elevator.

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* EstablishingCharacterMoment: The game proper opens with Shadow scaling a building which he then breaks into. Jules? She used the elevator.


* EstablishingCharacterMoment: The game proper opens with Shadow scaling a building which he then breaks into. Jules? She used the front door.

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* EstablishingCharacterMoment: The game proper opens with Shadow scaling a building which he then breaks into. Jules? She used the front door.elevator.

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