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* UnwinnableByMistake: The game allows you to go back to retrieve any items you missed, but there're still a couple incidents where you can't:

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* UnwinnableByMistake: UnintentionallyUnwinnable: The game allows you to go back to retrieve any items you missed, but there're still a couple incidents where you can't:


* CassandraTruth: [[spoiler:What do you expect, the police do not understand, or even know, about the threat they pose to the world. In the eyes of the police, you are just some spree killer, who just murdered a series of people. In the end, they will assume that Ryan is actually the dealer, and not Dr. Beckett.]]



* RealityEnsues: [[spoiler:What do you expect, the police do not understand, or even know, about the threat they pose to the world. In the eyes of the police, you are just some spree killer, who just murdered a series of people. In the end, they will assume that Ryan is actually the dealer, and not Dr. Beckett.]]

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* ThroughTheEyesOfMadness: Whether what you're seeing on screen is real, or Ryan's delusions is an intentionally unanswered question.

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* CoitusInterruptus: Crane is having sex when Ryan breaks in to kill him. The woman screams and hides under the bed while Crane lies there staring at Ryan's gun. This brought controversy, because the scene is completely uncensored, including Crane's "equipment."


* WhenAllYouHaveIsAHammer: At some point, Ryan just foregoes subtlety and starts shooting most of his problems with his plasma pistol. In fairness, that tends to solve the problem, but it obviously leaves a big mess behind that ends up drawing lots of unwanted attention.

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* WhenAllYouHaveIsAHammer: At some point, Ryan just foregoes subtlety and starts shooting most of his problems with his plasma pistol. In fairness, that tends to solve the problem, but it obviously leaves a big mess behind that ends up drawing lots of unwanted attention.attention.
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* BittersweetEnding: [[spoiler:Ryan succeeds in his quest, but gets shot by the police.]]

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* BittersweetEnding: [[spoiler:Ryan succeeds in his quest, but gets shot by the police. Can be DownerEnding if you think the whole thing was just a mad man's imagination.]]



* RealityEnsues: [[spoiler:What do you expect, the police do not understand, or even know, about the threat they pose to the world. In the eyes of the police, you are just some spree killer, who just murdered a series of people. In the end, they will assume that Ryan is actually the dealer, and not Dr. Beckett.]]



* RealityEnsues: [[spoiler:What do you expect, the police do not understand, or even know, about the threat they pose to the world. In the eyes of the police, you are just some spree killer, who just murdered a series of people. In the end, they will assume that Ryan is actually the dealer, and not Dr. Beckett.]]


* RealityEnsures: [[spoiler:What do you expect, the police do not understand, or even know, about the threat they pose to the world. In the eyes of the police, you are just some spree killer, who just murdered a series of people. In the end, they will assume that Ryan is actually the dealer, and not Dr. Beckett.]]

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* RealityEnsures: RealityEnsues: [[spoiler:What do you expect, the police do not understand, or even know, about the threat they pose to the world. In the eyes of the police, you are just some spree killer, who just murdered a series of people. In the end, they will assume that Ryan is actually the dealer, and not Dr. Beckett.]]


* [[AllThereInTheManual/VideoGames All There In The Manual]]: The game originally came with the "Diary of a (Mad?) Man", which greatly fleshed out the main character, his mental problems, and the world he lives in. In fact, the story of the diary is far more detailed than the game itself; it also features a progressive rendering of symbol seen in dreams, [[spoiler: necessary to unlock one of the final doors]].

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* [[AllThereInTheManual/VideoGames All There In The Manual]]: AllThereInTheManual: The game originally came with the "Diary of a (Mad?) Man", which greatly fleshed out the main character, his mental problems, and the world he lives in. In fact, the story of the diary is far more detailed than the game itself; it also features a progressive rendering of symbol seen in dreams, [[spoiler: necessary to unlock one of the final doors]].



* [[spoiler:TheHeroDies: In the end, the cops come along and shoot you for all the killing people that you did. So, you just saved the world and they gunned you down as you came out of a blackout? What a bunch of ungrateful-]]



* TheLawOfConservationOfDetail: Averted - there's plenty of items a player can take, but most of them are useless, and would just clutter their inventory. (things like plates, cups, lighters, and so on)



* [[spoiler:TheHeroDies: In the end, the cops come along and shoot you for all the killing people that you did. So, you just saved the world and they gunned you down as you came out of a blackout? What a bunch of ungrateful-]]
** [[spoiler:RealityEnsures: What do you expect, the police do not understand, or even know, about the threat they pose to the world. In the eyes of the police, you are just some spree killer, who just murdered a series of people. In the end, they will assume that Ryan is actually the dealer, and not Dr. Beckett.]]
* TheLawOfConservationOfDetail: Averted - there's plenty of items a player can take, but most of them are useless, and would just clutter their inventory. (things like plates, cups, lighters, and so on)
* WhenAllYouHaveIsAHammer: At some point Ryan just foregoes subtlety and starts shooting most of his problems with his plasma pistol. In fairness, that tends to solve the problem, but it obviously leaves a big mess behind that ends up drawing lots of unwanted attention.

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* [[spoiler:TheHeroDies: In UnwinnableByMistake: The game allows you to go back to retrieve any items you missed, but there're still a couple incidents where you can't:
** If you've jammed
the end, hotel's elevator without getting an axe from firepoint (necessary to escape from the cops come along and shoot place), well, you're screwed.
** You must pick up the purple crystal on your first or second trip to [=DreamWeb=]. It's required to defend yourself when assassinating your next target. At least this one is less likely to screw up, as one of the monks advises
you for all the killing people that to get it before you did. So, you just saved the world and they gunned you down as you came out of a blackout? What a bunch of ungrateful-]]
** [[spoiler:RealityEnsures: What
leave.
* RealityEnsures: [[spoiler:What
do you expect, the police do not understand, or even know, about the threat they pose to the world. In the eyes of the police, you are just some spree killer, who just murdered a series of people. In the end, they will assume that Ryan is actually the dealer, and not Dr. Beckett.]]
* TheLawOfConservationOfDetail: Averted - there's plenty of items a player can take, but most of them are useless, and would just clutter their inventory. (things like plates, cups, lighters, and so on)
* WhenAllYouHaveIsAHammer: At some point point, Ryan just foregoes subtlety and starts shooting most of his problems with his plasma pistol. In fairness, that tends to solve the problem, but it obviously leaves a big mess behind that ends up drawing lots of unwanted attention.


* BittersweetEnding: [[spoiler:Ryan succeeds in his quest, but gets shot by the police.]]



* DownerEnding: [[spoiler:Ryan succeeds in his quest, but gets shot by the police.]]


* CruelAndUnusualDeath: A few victims, who don't get killed by Ryan's pistol, undergo this. Diane Underwood arguably had the worst among them. [[spoiler:Ryan messes with the circuit box that controls her house's guard turret, which promptly blows up. Unfortunately to her, this releases heavy bolts of energy that cuts her body in half. And yet ''she's still alive when Ryan gets to her!'' The injury is so bad, she begs him to MercyKill just to end her suffering.]]

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* CruelAndUnusualDeath: A few victims, who don't get killed by Ryan's pistol, undergo this. Diane Underwood arguably had the worst among them. [[spoiler:Ryan messes with the circuit box that controls her house's guard turret, which promptly blows up. Unfortunately to her, this releases heavy bolts of energy that cuts bisects her body in half.body. And yet ''she's still alive when Ryan gets to her!'' The injury is so bad, she begs him to MercyKill just to end her suffering.]]



* GuideDangIt: A lot of the game's challenge come from that it's not clear what items you should bring with you.

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* GuideDangIt: A lot of the game's challenge come comes from that it's not clear what items you should bring with you.



* [[spoiler:TheHeroDies: At the end, the cops come along and shoot you for all the killing people that you did. So, you just saved the world and they gunned you down as you came out of a blackout? What a bunch of ungrateful-]]

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* [[spoiler:TheHeroDies: At In the end, the cops come along and shoot you for all the killing people that you did. So, you just saved the world and they gunned you down as you came out of a blackout? What a bunch of ungrateful-]]ungrateful-]]
** [[spoiler:RealityEnsures: What do you expect, the police do not understand, or even know, about the threat they pose to the world. In the eyes of the police, you are just some spree killer, who just murdered a series of people. In the end, they will assume that Ryan is actually the dealer, and not Dr. Beckett.]]

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* PaintingTheMedium: The "Diary of a (Mad?) Man" is printed to make it look like it was handwritten. At one point Ryan goes for several days without sleep to avoid the visions he sees in his dreams, and his handwriting gets progressively worse over this period.


* GuideDangIt: A lot of the game's challenge come from that it's not clear what items you should bring with you. One example is [[spoiler:taking a seemingly useless bottle left by homeless in front of pub]], which is then used to [[spoiler:take filthy water coming out of pipe in different location]]. While sounding simple on paper, it's hard to draw the connection without a guide as you don't get to the latter part until much, much later.

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* GuideDangIt: A lot of the game's challenge come from that it's not clear what items you should bring with you. One example is [[spoiler:taking a seemingly useless bottle left by homeless in front of pub]], which is then used to [[spoiler:take filthy water coming out of pipe in different location]]. While sounding simple on paper, it's hard to draw the connection without a guide as you don't get to the latter part until much, much later.


* [[AntiHero Anti-hero]]: Ryan himself is a Type 1 Everyman Loser kind of guy, and even admits that he's a loser.

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* [[AntiHero Anti-hero]]: Ryan himself is a Type 1 Everyman Loser kind of guy, and even admits that he's a loser.loser and that it's his own fault if his life kind of sucks.


* BolivianArmyEnding[=/=]DownerEnding: [[spoiler: Ryan succeeds in his quest, but gets shot by the police.]]



* CruelAndUnusualDeath: A few victims, who don't get killed by Ryan's pistol, undergo this. Diane Underwood arguably had the worst among them. [[spoiler:Ryan messes with the circuit box that controls her house's guard turret, which promptly blows up. Unfortunately to her, this releases heavy bolts of energy that cuts her body in half. And yet ''she's still alive when Ryan gets to her!'' The injury is so bad, she begs him to MercyKill just to end her suffering.]]



* DownerEnding: [[spoiler:Ryan succeeds in his quest, but gets shot by the police.]]
* GuideDangIt: A lot of the game's challenge come from that it's not clear what items you should bring with you. One example is [[spoiler:taking a seemingly useless bottle left by homeless in front of pub]], which is then used to [[spoiler:take filthy water coming out of pipe in different location]]. While sounding simple on paper, it's hard to draw the connection without a guide as you don't get to the latter part until much, much later.



* TheHeroDies: At the end, the cops come along and shoot you for all the killing people that you did. So, you just saved the world and they gunned you down as you came out of a blackout? What a bunch of ungrateful-

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* TheHeroDies: [[spoiler:TheHeroDies: At the end, the cops come along and shoot you for all the killing people that you did. So, you just saved the world and they gunned you down as you came out of a blackout? What a bunch of ungrateful-ungrateful-]]

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