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Spoiler Overture - the dad + Red cliffhanger?
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Overture - the dad + Red cliffhanger?

Spoiler, as title tag says.

Who exactly is the dad of the player character? What was the note in the beginning of the game about? The entire game just seems so unrelated to this "mysterious note", I mean the character just seems to forget entirely about this location that he's supposed to visit in the letter and instead takes a field trip to a mine.
Also besides being some mine worker, how did Red survive 30 years in that mine (in the letter it says 1970, and the game year I believe is 2000), seems impossible? How did he get stuck inside the incinerator? And if he wants to die why not just hang himself or something instead of waiting inside an incinerator and waiting for someone to activate it? I mean being trapped alone in a mine, there must be a dozen ways to suicide, and all of them are better than locking yourself inside an incinerator.
I haven't played Black Plague yet, so if these are revealed in BP just say so but don't spoil anything. But if they won't be revealed in BP then can someone explain these?
(This post was last modified: 09-08-2012 05:01 AM by windbrand.)
09-08-2012 04:58 AM
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RE: Overture - the dad + Red cliffhanger?

In Overture there is a monologue from Red suggesting that he eats rats and other creepy-crawlies found in the mine's depths in order to survive. He also puts himself in the incinerator. The rest of it is explained very well in Black Plague, which I suggest you play immediately Big Grin

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09-08-2012 05:07 AM
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RE: Overture - the dad + Red cliffhanger?

(09-08-2012 04:58 AM)windbrand Wrote:  Who exactly is the dad of the player character? What was the note in the beginning of the game about? The entire game just seems so unrelated to this "mysterious note", I mean the character just seems to forget entirely about this location that he's supposed to visit in the letter and instead takes a field trip to a mine.
The player character is called Phillip (his last name is Buchanon IIRC). His father is Howard LaFresque.

The letter in the beginning pointed to a deposit box containing notes and a book. They pointed to a location in Greenland. When Phillip goes on a "field trip" to Greenland, he's actually visiting the location in the letter.

Can't say more without spoiling things... play Black Plague!

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09-28-2012 11:33 PM
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