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* [[spoiler: TheFourthWallWillNotProtectYou: In the OmegaEnding, Tesla contacts the player through the Spirit Radio, and unlocks a door in the theatre in which the game is being 'played'. It opens into [[ChekhovsGun Room 3327 of the New Yorker Hotel]], and from the other side of a locked door, Tesla tells you about his plan to invoke TrickedOutTime... by having ''you'' jump from his hotel balcony in his place.]]

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* [[spoiler: TheFourthWallWillNotProtectYou: In the OmegaEnding, Tesla [[spoiler:Tesla contacts the player through the Spirit Radio, and unlocks a door in the theatre in which the game is being 'played'. It opens into [[ChekhovsGun Room 3327 of the New Yorker Hotel]], and from the other side of a locked door, Tesla tells you about his plan to invoke TrickedOutTime... by having ''you'' jump from his hotel balcony in his place.]]



* [[spoiler: {{Gayngst}}: If what Sarah says is true, then Vanderberg is homosexual. Given [[ValuesDissonance the time period]], this understandably causes Augustus a lot of distress.]]

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* [[spoiler: {{Gayngst}}: If [[spoiler:If what Sarah says is true, then Vanderberg is homosexual. Given [[ValuesDissonance [[DeliberateValuesDissonance the time period]], this understandably causes Augustus a lot of distress.]]



* [[spoiler:SetRightWhatOnceWentWrong: Tesla planned to offer this service to his five guests. Flora wanted this too, but Tesla refused her because he thought TheNeedsOfTheMany outweighed her husband's life]].

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* [[spoiler:SetRightWhatOnceWentWrong: Tesla SetRightWhatOnceWentWrong: [[spoiler:Tesla planned to offer this service to his five guests. Flora wanted this too, but Tesla refused her because he thought TheNeedsOfTheMany outweighed her husband's life]].



* [[spoiler:StableTimeLoop: Tesla is killed by Flora who traveled back in time in Chapter 0, thereby setting off the series of events that will allow Flora from Chapters 1-4 to eventually travel back in time.]]

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* [[spoiler:StableTimeLoop: Tesla StableTimeLoop: [[spoiler:Tesla is killed by Flora who traveled back in time in Chapter 0, thereby setting off the series of events that will allow Flora from Chapters 1-4 to eventually travel back in time.]]



* [[spoiler: SurpriseIncest: Victor takes liking to Sarah at once, and she seems to reciprocate. He even plans to elope with her, before he discovers her true identity.]]

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* [[spoiler: SurpriseIncest: Victor [[spoiler:Victor takes liking to Sarah at once, and she seems to reciprocate. He even plans to elope with her, before he discovers her true identity.]]


''The Invisible Hours'' is a Virtual Reality EnvironmentalNarrativeGame in which the player moves freely through the set of an unfolding HistoricalFiction drama, invisible and intangible. You can interact with the environment in a few limited ways, but you cannot affect the narrative or the characters of the story.

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''The Invisible Hours'' is a Virtual Reality VirtualReality EnvironmentalNarrativeGame in which the player moves freely through the set of an unfolding HistoricalFiction drama, invisible and intangible. You can interact with the environment in a few limited ways, but you cannot affect the narrative or the characters of the story.


* ArtisticLicenseHistory: There is the obvious - the real Tesla died of natural causes in 1943, no such person as Augustus Vanderberg exists, [[spoiler: Elon Musk was never contacted by a time-traveling Tesla,]] etc. But some things cannot be explained wholly by HistoricalFiction conceits [[spoiler: or time-traveling shenanigans]]:

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* ArtisticLicenseHistory: There is the obvious - the real Tesla died of natural causes in 1943, no such person as Augustus Vanderberg exists, [[spoiler: Elon Musk was never contacted by a time-traveling Tesla,]] etc. But some things cannot be explained wholly by HistoricalFiction conceits concepts [[spoiler: or time-traveling shenanigans]]:


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* [[spoiler: TheFourthWallWillNotProtectYou: In the OmegaEnding, Tesla contacts the player through the Spirit Radio, and unlocks a door in the theatre in which the game is being 'played'. It opens into [[ChekhovsGun Room 3327 of the New Yorker Hotel]], and from the other side of a locked door, Tesla tells you about his plan to invoke TrickedOutTime... by having ''you'' jump from his hotel balcony in his place.]]
-->'''Tesla:''' [[spoiler:...You wanted to be part of this story. [[BeCarefulWhatYouWishFor Well now you are]].]]

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* SpiritualSuccessor: To Tequila Works' earlier ''Videogame/TheSexyBrutale''. Both games involve observing multiple storylines that are going on at the same time, and being in the right place at the right time to find clues. The map function is very similar, allowing the player to scroll through a timeline that shows where characters are at which time only if they've been seen at that point.


* InterfaceSpoiler: The player can distinguish a ChekovsGun from other objects by how it glows yellow when selected. These items then appear in the theater for the player to examine at their leisure.

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* InterfaceSpoiler: The player can distinguish a ChekovsGun ChekhovsGun from other objects by how it glows yellow when selected. These items then appear in the theater for the player to examine at their leisure.


* ChekovsGun: Plenty, including two guns, three knives, two pocket-watches, an umbrella, some of Tesla's inventions, and a bottle of laudanum.

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* ChekovsGun: ChekhovsGun: Plenty, including two guns, three knives, two pocket-watches, an umbrella, some of Tesla's inventions, and a bottle of laudanum.


* GambitPileup: ''The Invisible Hours'' begins with a murder. The cast all suspect each other, and their suspicions and plotting lead to [[spoiler: two more murders, one attempted murder, and a Stable Time Loop that results in the first murder.]]

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* GambitPileup: ''The Invisible Hours'' begins with a murder. The cast all suspect each other, and their suspicions and plotting lead to [[spoiler: two more murders, one attempted murder, and a Stable Time Loop StableTimeLoop that results in the first murder.]]


Six guests have come to Nikola Tesla's private island mansion, following a series of mysterious invitations. When the last one arrives, they find Tesla lying dead in the front hall of his home. With [[ClosedCircle no way on or off the island]], it is clear that one of the guests (or the butler) must have been the killer. But they all have secrets and designs of their own, none of them are inclined to sit and wait for the police. Their unique ambitions and plots turn what begins as a FairPlayWhodunnit into a [[GambitPileup grand, multi-party fiasco]].

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Six guests have come to Nikola Tesla's private island mansion, following a series of mysterious invitations. When the last one arrives, they find Tesla lying dead in the front hall of his home. With [[ClosedCircle no way on or off the island]], it is clear that one of the guests (or the butler) must have been the killer. But they all each have secrets and designs of their own, and none of them are inclined to sit and wait for the police. Their unique ambitions and plots turn what begins as a FairPlayWhodunnit into a [[GambitPileup grand, multi-party fiasco]].

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* RedRightHand: [[spoiler: "Sarah Bernhardt" has a false nose, and a player who enters her room at the right time when she's alone can see what she [[{{Squick}} looks like]] without it.]]

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* InternalReveal: ''Constantly.'' The player (being an invisible, time-manipulating voyeur) is in a position to learn all manner of secrets, including some that the rest of the cast never finds out.

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* GambitPileup: ''The Invisible Hours'' begins with a murder. The cast all suspect each other, and their suspicions and plotting lead to [[spoiler: two more murders, one attempted murder, and a Stable Time Loop that results in the first murder.]]


Six guests have come to Nikola Tesla's private island mansion, following a series of mysterious invitations. When the last one arrives, they find Tesla lying dead in the front hall of his home. With [[ClosedCircle no way on or off the island]], it is clear that one of the guests (or the butler) must have been the killer. But all of of the the guests have secrets, and none of them are inclined to sit and wait for the police when they have goals of their own to meet.

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Six guests have come to Nikola Tesla's private island mansion, following a series of mysterious invitations. When the last one arrives, they find Tesla lying dead in the front hall of his home. With [[ClosedCircle no way on or off the island]], it is clear that one of the guests (or the butler) must have been the killer. But they all of of the the guests have secrets, secrets and designs of their own, none of them are inclined to sit and wait for the police when they have goals of their own to meet.
police. Their unique ambitions and plots turn what begins as a FairPlayWhodunnit into a [[GambitPileup grand, multi-party fiasco]].


Six guests have come to Nikola Tesla's private island mansion, following a series of mysterious invitations. When the last one arrives, they find that Nikola Tesla lying dead in the front hall of his home. With [[ClosedCircle no way on or off the island]], it is clear that one of the guests (or the butler) must have been the killer. But all of of the the guests have secrets, and none of them are inclined to sit and wait for the police when they have goals of their own to meet.

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Six guests have come to Nikola Tesla's private island mansion, following a series of mysterious invitations. When the last one arrives, they find that Nikola Tesla lying dead in the front hall of his home. With [[ClosedCircle no way on or off the island]], it is clear that one of the guests (or the butler) must have been the killer. But all of of the the guests have secrets, and none of them are inclined to sit and wait for the police when they have goals of their own to meet.


''The Invisible Hours'' is not a game, nor is it a movie. It is a Virtual Reality experience in which you move freely through the set of an unfolding HistoricalFiction drama, invisible and intangible. You can interact with the environment in a few limited ways, but you cannot affect the narrative or the characters of the story.

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''The Invisible Hours'' is not a game, nor is it a movie. It is a Virtual Reality experience EnvironmentalNarrativeGame in which you move the player moves freely through the set of an unfolding HistoricalFiction drama, invisible and intangible. You can interact with the environment in a few limited ways, but you cannot affect the narrative or the characters of the story.


* KarmicDeath: [[spoiler: Victor Mundy is struck dead by lightning as he advances on 'Sarah' with intent to kill. This after challenging god to [[SmiteMeOMightySmiter strike him down]] less than 20 minutes earlier.

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* KarmicDeath: [[spoiler: Victor Mundy is struck dead by lightning as he advances on 'Sarah' with intent to kill. This after challenging god to [[SmiteMeOMightySmiter strike him down]] less than 20 minutes earlier. ]]

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