The Canonical Death wiki last edited by Yummylee on 07/26/14 11:23PM View full history

Overview

In many games, when the player character dies he or she simply respawns, or the game resets and the character is alive again. Because this is so common, players have suspended their disbelief and grown used to the triviality of 'dying' in a game, but some games attempt to provide an explanation. For instance, in Crackdown it's said that when an agent is killed, they are replaced by a clone with the exact same attributes and personality. A more straightforward example is ZombiU, in which the player switches to a new survivor every time the survivor they have been controlling dies.

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