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* AlternateContinuity: Possibly ''VideoGame/Wolfenstein3D'' in comparison to latter games. ''VideoGame/{{Wolfenstein|2009}}'' (2009) and therefore ''VideoGame/ReturnToCastleWolfenstein'' were confirmed to be set in the same continuity as ''The New Order'' and beyond by the developers [[https://i.imgur.com/UF5gxtp.png]] [[https://i.imgur.com/jVqlSwY.png]], and there's direct references to events that happen in them. Wolfenstein 3D's events are never directly mentioned other than intentionally vague notes in following games. See BroadStrokes below.

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* AlternateContinuity: Possibly ''VideoGame/Wolfenstein3D'' in comparison to latter games. ''VideoGame/{{Wolfenstein|2009}}'' (2009) and therefore ''VideoGame/ReturnToCastleWolfenstein'' were confirmed to be set in the same continuity as ''The New Order'' and beyond by the developers [[https://i.imgur.com/UF5gxtp.png]] png the]] [[https://i.imgur.com/jVqlSwY.png]], png developers,]] and there's direct references to events that happen in them. Wolfenstein 3D's events are never directly mentioned other than intentionally vague notes in following games. See BroadStrokes below.


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Most of the series follows the adventures of the soldier William "B.J." Blazkowicz in his war against ThoseWackyNazis. Although ''3D'' had a comical side in some aspects, what with a SecretLevel featuring the VideoGame/PacMan ghosts, later entries [[DarkerAndEdgier have a more "serious" thematic]], with heavy emphasis on [[{{Ghostapo}} the supernatural and occult]] and [[StupidJetpackHitler experimental weapons development projects]], and more recently, [[AlternateHistoryNaziVictory victorious Nazis]] AlternateHistory. '‘ Wolfenstein RPG'' instead harkens back to the sillier elements of ''3D'', if not even sillier.

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Most of the series follows the adventures of the soldier William "B.J." Blazkowicz in his war against ThoseWackyNazis. Although ''3D'' had a comical side in some aspects, what with a SecretLevel featuring the VideoGame/PacMan ghosts, later entries [[DarkerAndEdgier have a more "serious" thematic]], with heavy emphasis on [[{{Ghostapo}} the supernatural and occult]] and [[StupidJetpackHitler experimental weapons development projects]], and more recently, [[AlternateHistoryNaziVictory victorious Nazis]] AlternateHistory. '‘ Wolfenstein RPG'' instead harkens back to the sillier elements of ''3D'', if not even sillier.


*** ''Mission 3: Ultimate Challenge'' (1994, [=FormGen=]

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*** ''Mission 3: Ultimate Challenge'' (1994, [=FormGen=][=FormGen=])


*** ''Mission 2: Return to Danger'' (1994, FormGen)
*** ''Mission 3: Ultimate Challenge'' (1994, FormGen)

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*** ''Mission 2: Return to Danger'' (1994, FormGen)
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*** ''Mission 3: Ultimate Challenge'' (1994, FormGen)[=FormGen=]



Most of the series follows the adventures of the soldier William "B.J." Blazkowicz in his war against ThoseWackyNazis. Although ''3D'' had a comical side in some aspects, what with a SecretLevel featuring the VideoGame/PacMan ghosts, later entries [[DarkerAndEdgier have a more "serious" thematic]], with heavy emphasis on [[{{Ghostapo}} the supernatural and occult]] and [[StupidJetpackHitler experimental weapons development projects]], and more recently, [[AlternateHistoryNaziVictory victorious Nazis]] AlternateHistory.

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Most of the series follows the adventures of the soldier William "B.J." Blazkowicz in his war against ThoseWackyNazis. Although ''3D'' had a comical side in some aspects, what with a SecretLevel featuring the VideoGame/PacMan ghosts, later entries [[DarkerAndEdgier have a more "serious" thematic]], with heavy emphasis on [[{{Ghostapo}} the supernatural and occult]] and [[StupidJetpackHitler experimental weapons development projects]], and more recently, [[AlternateHistoryNaziVictory victorious Nazis]] AlternateHistory. '‘ Wolfenstein RPG'' instead harkens back to the sillier elements of ''3D'', if not even sillier.

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** ''Wolfenstein 3D: Nocturnal Missions'' (1992, id Software)


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*** ''Mission 2: Return to Danger'' (1994, FormGen)
*** ''Mission 3: Ultimate Challenge'' (1994, FormGen)


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*** In the two expansion packs, you will face an entity known as [[spoiler:”The Devil Incarnate” as the final boss]].


* ''Wolfenstein RPG'' (2008, Fountainhead Entertainment)



* ''Wolfenstein RPG'' (2009, Fountainhead Entertainment)
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''VideoGame/WolfensteinTheNewOrder'' (2014, [=MachineGames=])

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* ''Wolfenstein RPG'' (2009, Fountainhead Entertainment)
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''VideoGame/WolfensteinTheNewOrder'' (2014, [=MachineGames=])



* ''VideoGame/WolfensteinCyberpilot'' (2019)

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* ** ''VideoGame/WolfensteinCyberpilot'' (2019)(2019, [=MachineGames=])


* ''VideoGame/{{Wolfenstein|2009}}'' (2009, Raven Software)

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* ''Wolfenstein RPG'' (2009, Fountainhead Entertainment)



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* ''VideoGame/WolfensteinTheNewOrder'' (2014, [=MachineGames=])

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''Wolfenstein RPG'' (2009, Fountainhead Entertainment)
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''VideoGame/WolfensteinTheNewOrder'' (2014, [=MachineGames=])


* AlternateContinuity: Possibly ''Wolfenstein 3D'' in comparison to latter games. ''VideoGame/{{Wolfenstein|2009}}'' (2009) and therefore ''VideoGame/ReturnToCastleWolfenstein'' were confirmed to be set in the same continuity as ''The New Order'' and beyond by the developers [[https://i.imgur.com/UF5gxtp.png]] [[https://i.imgur.com/jVqlSwY.png]], and there's direct references to events that happen in them. Wolfenstein 3D's events are never directly mentioned other than intentionally vague notes in following games. See BroadStrokes below.

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* AlternateContinuity: Possibly ''Wolfenstein 3D'' ''VideoGame/Wolfenstein3D'' in comparison to latter games. ''VideoGame/{{Wolfenstein|2009}}'' (2009) and therefore ''VideoGame/ReturnToCastleWolfenstein'' were confirmed to be set in the same continuity as ''The New Order'' and beyond by the developers [[https://i.imgur.com/UF5gxtp.png]] [[https://i.imgur.com/jVqlSwY.png]], and there's direct references to events that happen in them. Wolfenstein 3D's events are never directly mentioned other than intentionally vague notes in following games. See BroadStrokes below.


* AlternateContinuity: Possibly ''Wolfenstein 3D'' in comparison to latter games. ''Wolfenstein 2009'' and therefore ''Return to Castle Wolfenstein'' were confirmed to be set in the same continuity as ''The New Order'' and beyond by the developers [[https://i.imgur.com/UF5gxtp.png]] [[https://i.imgur.com/jVqlSwY.png]], and there's direct references to events that happen in them. Wolfenstein 3D's events are never directly mentioned other than intentionally vague notes in following games. See BroadStrokes below.

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* AlternateContinuity: Possibly ''Wolfenstein 3D'' in comparison to latter games. ''Wolfenstein 2009'' ''VideoGame/{{Wolfenstein|2009}}'' (2009) and therefore ''Return to Castle Wolfenstein'' ''VideoGame/ReturnToCastleWolfenstein'' were confirmed to be set in the same continuity as ''The New Order'' and beyond by the developers [[https://i.imgur.com/UF5gxtp.png]] [[https://i.imgur.com/jVqlSwY.png]], and there's direct references to events that happen in them. Wolfenstein 3D's events are never directly mentioned other than intentionally vague notes in following games. See BroadStrokes below.


* ''VideoGame/WolfensteinTheOldBlood'' (2015, [=MachineGames=])

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* ** ''VideoGame/WolfensteinTheOldBlood'' (2015, [=MachineGames=])


* AlternateContinuity: The easiest way to understand the use of BroadStrokes in later games is to figure certain games are basically off in their own continuity -- most prominently, ''Wolfenstein 2009'' seems to be set in a completely different reality to that of the subsequent ''The New Order''. As ''Wolfenstein 2009'' establishes the existence of alternate dimensions and ''Spear of Destiny'''s mission pack ''The Ultimate Challenge'' features time travel, this is an easy idea to swallow.

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* AlternateContinuity: The easiest way Possibly ''Wolfenstein 3D'' in comparison to understand the use of BroadStrokes in later games is to figure certain games are basically off in their own continuity -- most prominently, latter games. ''Wolfenstein 2009'' seems and therefore ''Return to Castle Wolfenstein'' were confirmed to be set in a completely different reality to that of the subsequent same continuity as ''The New Order''. As ''Wolfenstein 2009'' establishes Order'' and beyond by the existence of alternate dimensions developers [[https://i.imgur.com/UF5gxtp.png]] [[https://i.imgur.com/jVqlSwY.png]], and ''Spear of Destiny'''s mission pack ''The Ultimate Challenge'' features time travel, this is an easy idea there's direct references to swallow.events that happen in them. Wolfenstein 3D's events are never directly mentioned other than intentionally vague notes in following games. See BroadStrokes below.



** This is how later games in the series seem to treat earlier installments, especially ''Wolfenstein 3D''. It's implied the events of ''[=Wolf3D=]'' sort of happened, but B.J. never killed Hitler (who still seems to be alive as of ''The New Order'' and does make an actual appearance in ''The New Colossus''; a note that can be found in ''The Old Blood'', however, suggests that BJ ''did'' kill Hitler, they simply [[ApocalypseHitler resurrected him afterwards]]).

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** This is how later games in the series seem to treat earlier installments, especially ''Wolfenstein 3D''. It's implied the events of ''[=Wolf3D=]'' sort of happened, but B.J. never killed Hitler (who still seems to be alive as of ''The New Order'' and does make an actual appearance in ''The New Colossus''; a note that can be found in ''The Old Blood'', however, suggests that BJ ''did'' kill Hitler, they simply [[ApocalypseHitler resurrected him afterwards]]).



** Applied particularly strongly between ''Wolfenstein 2009'' and ''The New Order'', where literally all of the magical elements from ''2009'' are nowhere to be seen and the super-science has likewise been retconned from Deathshead's own work into Deathshead reverse-engineering ancient Jewish super-tech. Most damningly, the concept of a parallel reality called "The Veil" is completely unacknowledged in ''The New Order'' and its sequels, despite being the centerpiece of ''2009''.

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* AsLongAsItSoundsForeign: In some of the newer games there are weapons with -kraftwerk in the name, likely as as ShoutOut to the band. While "kraftwerk" is a real German word, it translates to "power station" which is a weird name for a weapon, and somewhat redundant with "electrokraftwerk" (electric power station?)


* ''Wolfenstein Cyberpilot'' (2019)

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* ''Wolfenstein Cyberpilot'' ''VideoGame/WolfensteinCyberpilot'' (2019)

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