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* ContinuitySnarl: Despite the game apparently being canon, the revelations in the story haven't aged well after ''Film/JurassicWorld''. Most notably, the game confirms that the [[spoiler: napalm bombing]] of the island from the novel does happen, yet in ''World'' the island is in decent shape and at least one of the park's original dinosaurs is still alive. The existence of the [[spoiler: Troodon]] also compounds matters; either they died off on their own, were captured and/or exterminated during the construction of Jurassic World, or [[FridgeHorror were never discovered]].
** Due to the game's middling reception and mostly-forgotten status even among ''Jurassic Park'' fans, it's difficult to consider it relevant among the broader canon of the films. It doesn't help that this game was mostly created to be nostalgic comfort food for fans yearning for "Jurassic Park 4", which at the time was deep in DevelopmentHell and considered unlikely to ever get made. Fast forward to 2013...and the film suddenly gets a title, a director, and a release date. Oops.

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* ContinuitySnarl: Despite the The game apparently being canon, the is only partially canon to ''Film/JurassicWorld'' for this reason, as revelations in the game's story haven't aged well after ''Film/JurassicWorld''.that film. Most notably, the game confirms that the [[spoiler: napalm bombing]] of the island from the novel does happen, yet in ''World'' the island is in decent shape and at least one of the park's original dinosaurs is still alive. The existence of the [[spoiler: Troodon]] also compounds matters; either they died off on their own, were captured and/or exterminated during the construction of Jurassic World, or [[FridgeHorror were never discovered]].
discovered]]. Luckily the viral marketing for ''[[Film/JurassicWorldFallenKingdom Fallen Kingdom]]'' mentions an independant cataloguing and extermination of specific dinosaurs, which solves that problem (but conflicts with the napalm bombing ending).
** Due to the game's middling reception and mostly-forgotten status even among ''Jurassic Park'' fans, fans (not to mention the eventual de-listing of the game itself), it's difficult to consider it relevant among the broader canon of the films. It doesn't help that this game was mostly created to be nostalgic comfort food for fans yearning for "Jurassic Park 4", which at the time was deep in DevelopmentHell and considered unlikely to ever get made. Fast forward to 2013...and the film suddenly gets a title, a director, and a release date. Oops.


Has been confirmed as being (apparently) canon, although the events of the game [[ContinuitySnarl do not fit well]] into the established canon of later sequels in the franchise. Some of its elements were also referenced in the viral marketing for ''Film/JurassicWorldFallenKingdom''.

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Has been confirmed as being (apparently) canon, partially canon: although the events of the game [[ContinuitySnarl do not fit well]] into the established canon of later sequels in the franchise. Some franchise, Colin Trevorrow[[note]]Creative head of the franchise and the director of ''Film/JurassicWorld'' and its elements were also referenced second sequel[[/note]] has stated that ''some'' version of this game's events happened in the movie canon, as reflected by the name Mt. Sibo in ''Film/JurassicWorldFallenKingdom'' and that film's viral marketing for ''Film/JurassicWorldFallenKingdom''.
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** However, the worst deaths are the KilledOffscreen ones, showing the effects on others ([[spoiler:most notably Gerry's daughter]]).


* AdaptationalVillainy: Roberta acts a lot more like Rexie does in the novels, pursuing the humans relentlessly despite food being available and devouring any humans that she can despite clearly being full, a stark contrast to when she simply shook Gennaro to pieces in the film.

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* AdaptationalVillainy: AdaptationalVillainy:
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Roberta acts a lot more like Rexie does in the novels, pursuing the humans relentlessly despite food being available and devouring any humans that she can despite clearly being full, a stark contrast to when she simply shook Gennaro to pieces in the film.film.
** John Hammond casually mentions in the first film he had to deal with some natives when evacuating the islands for his dinosaurs. The entire plot is put forward because one of the natives, Nima, is looking for justice.


Has been confirmed as being (apparently) canon, although the events of the game [[ContinuitySnarl do not fit well]] into the established canon of later sequels in the franchise. Some of it's elements were also referenced in the viral marketing for ''Film/JurassicWorldFallenKingdom''.

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Has been confirmed as being (apparently) canon, although the events of the game [[ContinuitySnarl do not fit well]] into the established canon of later sequels in the franchise. Some of it's its elements were also referenced in the viral marketing for ''Film/JurassicWorldFallenKingdom''.

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** When Miles is talking with Dodgson about how to contact Nedry and give him the cash in exchange for the dinosaur embryos, Dodgson says that Miles shouldn't use his real name, which causes Miles to loudly say: "Dodgson! We've Dodgson over here!" ''[[{{Beat}} (beat)]]'' "See, nobody cares."


* AdaptationalVillainy: Roberta acts a lot more like Rexie does in the novels, pursuing the humans relentlessly despite food being available and devouring any humans that it can despite clearly being full, a stark contrast to when she simply shook Gennaro to pieces in the film.

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* AdaptationalVillainy: Roberta acts a lot more like Rexie does in the novels, pursuing the humans relentlessly despite food being available and devouring any humans that it she can despite clearly being full, a stark contrast to when she simply shook Gennaro to pieces in the film.


** [[spoiler:Billy completes his FaceHeelTurn and betrays the group for the embryos. The ''T. rex'' devours him when he tries to go after them. The same thing happens to [[spoiler:Nima]] if [[spoiler:she goes after the embryos rather than help Jess]] at the climax.

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** [[spoiler:Billy completes his FaceHeelTurn and betrays the group for the embryos. The ''T. rex'' devours him when he tries to go after them. ]] The same thing happens to [[spoiler:Nima]] if [[spoiler:she goes after the embryos rather than help Jess]] at the climax.


* AdaptationalVillainy: Roberta acts a lot more like Rexie does in the novels, pursuing the humans relentlessly despite food being available and devouring any humans that it can despite clearly being full, a stark contrast to when she simply shook Gennaro to pieces in the film.



* HijackedByGanon: After the entire game building up to the [[spoiler:''Troodon'']], and then a tangle with the [[spoiler:''Tylosaurus'']], the final dinosaur foe in the game is the ''T. rex''.



** Miles tries distracting the ''Dilophosaurs'' by pushing Nima over for them. They go for him instead.
** [[spoiler:Sorkin holds the group hostage and releases the ''Tylosaurus'', which promptly knocks her into the water and devours her]].
** [[spoiler:Billy completes his FaceHeelTurn and betrays the group for the embryos. The ''T. rex'' devours him when he tries to go after them. The same thing happens to [[spoiler:Nima]] if [[spoiler:she goes after the embryos rather than help Jess]] at the climax.



* MamaBear: Lady Margaret, the alpha ''Triceratops''. She is said to be extremely protective of herd's younger members, and thus she attacks Gerry and Jess when she believes they are threatening one of her calves. Not to mention that she battles ''Rexy''!

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* MamaBear: Lady Margaret, the alpha ''Triceratops''. She is said to be extremely protective of herd's younger members, and thus she attacks Gerry and Jess when she believes they are threatening one of her calves. Not to mention that she battles ''Rexy''!''Rexie''!



** Five more ''Velociraptors'' in addition to the three in the film appear in the game, bringing the total number to eight; the same number in the original novel (and in the film, the same number before the Big One killed all but two others).



* ObviouslyEvil: Oscar seems to be the mercenary most likely to betray the others for cash. [[spoiler: Subverted as he's actually the one who puts the safety of the survivors above making a fortune.]]

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* ObviouslyEvil: The muscular, bearded, [[TattooedCrook tattooed]] and gruff Oscar seems to be the mercenary most likely to betray the others for cash. [[spoiler: Subverted as he's actually the one who puts the safety of the survivors above making a fortune.]]



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* PointAndClickGamePointAndClickGame: As a Telltale game, this makes up most of the story, though there's quite a lot of puzzle solving that requires a bit of thought.



* RuleOfScary: The [[spoiler:''Troodon'']] look barely like their real counterparts, with oversized heads and bodies much smaller than they should be. Their breeding method, venomous bite, and glowing eyes are as fictional as the frill of the ''Dilophosaurus''. They are also the reason this game is one of the darkest in the franchise.

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* RuleOfScary: RuleOfScary:
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The [[spoiler:''Troodon'']] look barely like their real counterparts, with oversized heads and bodies much smaller than they should be. Their breeding method, venomous bite, and glowing eyes are as fictional as the frill of the ''Dilophosaurus''. They are also the reason this game is one of the darkest in the franchise.franchise.
** The ''Velciraptors'' are also unexplained; the film implied that there were only the three from the pen, but five more appear in this game due to the iconic terror they inspire.



* SeeWater: The ''Mosasaurus'' lagoon around the rotunda. May be justified, as there aren't many inhabitants to disturb the silt, and in any case it seems quite isolated.

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* SeeWater: The ''Mosasaurus'' ''mosasaur'' lagoon around the rotunda. May be justified, as there aren't many inhabitants to disturb the silt, and in any case it seems quite isolated.



** The ''T. rex'' brings down several large herbivores and keeps right on chasing those pesky humans, often seconds after having swallowed one. The ''Herrerasaurus'' put their own lives in danger just to nab a few humans on a coaster ride, and all of them meet the bottom of the cliff for their trouble. Even the otherwise intelligent raptors fall under this trope, bringing down a ''Parasaurolophus'' that should have fed the whole pack, then still chasing the humans into the tunnel system.

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** The ''T. rex'' brings down several large herbivores and keeps right on chasing those pesky humans, often seconds after having swallowed one. The ''Herrerasaurus'' put their own lives in danger just to nab a few humans on a coaster ride, and all of them meet the bottom of the cliff for their trouble. Even the otherwise intelligent raptors fall under this trope, bringing down a ''Parasaurolophus'' that should have fed the whole pack, then still chasing the humans into the tunnel system.system (and losing this kill once the ''T. rex'' finds it).



* ThisWayToCertainDeath: The dead soldiers at the beginning of Episode 2 are not a reassuring sight, especially when Yoder notices that they're all riddled with bullets and hadn't even gone for cover. Earlier, Gerry notices a dismembered raptor foot lying in the wreckage of the visitor's centre, and earlier still, Nima and Miles come across the body of Nedry.

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* ThisWayToCertainDeath: The dead soldiers at the beginning of Episode 2 are not a reassuring sight, especially when Yoder notices that they're all riddled with bullets and hadn't even gone for cover. Earlier, Gerry notices a dismembered raptor foot lying in the wreckage of the visitor's centre, centre (courtesy of the ''T. rex''), and earlier still, Nima and Miles come across the body of Nedry.



* ViolenceIsDisturbing

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* ViolenceIsDisturbingViolenceIsDisturbing: Most of the violence in the games comes from dinosaur deaths, and is highly disturbing and messy. The exceptions are Roberta's fight with Lady Margret, which while awesome ends off-screen and likely in Roberta's favour, and Oscar's knife fight with a ''Velociraptor'', which is negated after [[spoiler:the raptors kill him in a future encounter]].



* WaterIsDry: While waiting at the docks, Nima and Miles are standing in heavy tropical rainfall, and given the events of the film it's likely that Gerry Harding was still outside when treating the ''Triceratops''. Yet once the rain stops, it's impossible to tell it ever happened.

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* WaterIsDry: WaterIsDry:
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While waiting at the docks, Nima and Miles are standing in heavy tropical rainfall, and given the events of the film it's likely that Gerry Harding was still outside when treating the ''Triceratops''. Yet once the rain stops, it's impossible to tell it ever happened.



* TheWorfEffect: ''Even the raptors'' flee from the territory of the new, super-scary dinos for this game, the [[spoiler: ''Troodon'']]. Fully justified, as the [[spoiler: ''Troodon'']] are [[UniversalPoison highly toxic]] and a [[OneHitKill single bite]] is lethal without treatment.

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* TheWorfEffect: TheWorfEffect:
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''Even the raptors'' flee from the territory of the new, super-scary dinos for this game, the [[spoiler: ''Troodon'']]. Fully justified, as the [[spoiler: ''Troodon'']] are [[UniversalPoison highly toxic]] and a [[OneHitKill single bite]] is lethal without treatment.


* CallForward: ''Film/JurassicWorld'' takes the feeling the dinos are just monsters made by scientists further.

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* CallForward: ''Film/JurassicWorld'' takes the feeling the dinos are just monsters made by scientists further. It also serves as an EarlyBirdCameo for the ''Mosasaur''.

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** At one point, Jessica mentions her father's previous marriages and asks when the last time he visited "Sarah" was- this is probably meant to be Sarah Harding, from both the second novel and the second film.

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* AdaptationalExpansion: We get to see a lot more of the park than we did in the movies. Also gives us the perspective of Gerry Harding, who was a fairly minor character in the original books and a simple CreatorCameo in the film.

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* ArtisticLicensePaleontology: The idea that ''Troodon'' [[spoiler: was a parasitoid that laid eggs inside of living organisms]] is a ''massive'' stretch, and can almost certainly be chalked up to the writers going off the RuleOfScary. To be fair, the characters who know better are clearly stunned by the discovery.


Has been confirmed as being (apparently) canon, although the events of the game [[ContinuitySnarl do not fit well]] into the established canon of later sequels in the franchise. Some of it's elements were also referenced in the viral marketing for ''JurassicWorldFallenKingdom''.

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Has been confirmed as being (apparently) canon, although the events of the game [[ContinuitySnarl do not fit well]] into the established canon of later sequels in the franchise. Some of it's elements were also referenced in the viral marketing for ''JurassicWorldFallenKingdom''.
''Film/JurassicWorldFallenKingdom''.


Has been confirmed as being (apparently) canon, although the events of the game [[ContinuitySnarl do not fit well]] into the established canon of later sequels in the franchise.

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Has been confirmed as being (apparently) canon, although the events of the game [[ContinuitySnarl do not fit well]] into the established canon of later sequels in the franchise.
franchise. Some of it's elements were also referenced in the viral marketing for ''JurassicWorldFallenKingdom''.

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