#1 Edited by ch298807 (17 posts) -
Always a man

Always a lighthouse

Always a city

#2 Posted by TheManWithNoPlan (6352 posts) -

This was my speculation as well.

#3 Posted by TheHT (12583 posts) -

Alright. Then I guess Alan Wake is too.

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#4 Edited by ch298807 (17 posts) -

@theht said:

Alright. Then I guess Alan Wake is too.

I think I'm totally okay with that

#5 Posted by believer258 (12979 posts) -

So is Elder Scrolls and Mario.

Man, this is going to get way out of hand.

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#6 Posted by TheHT (12583 posts) -
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#7 Posted by ch298807 (17 posts) -

Dishonored is allowed. Assassin's Creed III isn't.

#8 Edited by FengShuiGod (1517 posts) -

Yeah, there is already at least one thread like this in the Bioshock forum.

#9 Posted by believer258 (12979 posts) -

@theht said:

@believer258 said:

Man, this is going to get way out of hand.

Sureis.

Aw shit.

Also, wasn't part of this supposed to be a girl/girls that needed to be rescued? So that cuts out about... a twentieth of them?

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#10 Posted by FengShuiGod (1517 posts) -

@theht said:

@believer258 said:

Man, this is going to get way out of hand.

Sureis.

Aw shit.

Also, wasn't part of this supposed to be a girl/girls that needed to be rescued? So that cuts out about... a twentieth of them?

A man, a city, and a lighthouse are the only constants.

#11 Posted by leebmx (2342 posts) -

@believer258 said:

@theht said:

@believer258 said:

Man, this is going to get way out of hand.

Sureis.

Aw shit.

Also, wasn't part of this supposed to be a girl/girls that needed to be rescued? So that cuts out about... a twentieth of them?

A man, a city, and a lighthouse are the only constants.

Fez was the first thing the popped into my mind

#12 Posted by TheManWithNoPlan (6352 posts) -

I don't think Irrational realized the implications of their narrative choices.

#13 Posted by ShaggE (7245 posts) -

It expands even more if you define "light house" as a house with minimal weight. Dollhouses, houses in space, bouncy houses, etc. etc.

#14 Posted by Pudge (1060 posts) -

I like to think that the Lutece Twins go to the Saints Row universe to chillax with Pierce and the gang.

#15 Posted by Silver-Streak (1553 posts) -

So I hate to crush people's dreams and all, but I think one of the key points is that the lighthouse is meant to be the starting point for an adventure in the alternate realities. So a lot of the ones being talked about here don't quite fit, including HL. (Although the man (Which wouldn't be gordon, but Dr. Breen), and City 17 do kind of fit).

But it's not really important.

#16 Posted by AlexanderSheen (5150 posts) -

@eujin said:

So I hate to crush people's dreams and all, but I think one of the key points is that the lighthouse is meant to be the starting point for an adventure in the alternate realities. So a lot of the ones being talked about here don't quite fit, including HL. (Although the man (Which wouldn't be gordon, but Dr. Breen), and City 17 do kind of fit).

But it's not really important.

You are right about the lighthouse, but I think Dr. Breen is more like Comstock in this case.

#17 Edited by OfficeGamer (1120 posts) -

Where did this man-lighthouse-city thing come from? The poster thread? It's pretty silly..

#18 Posted by probablytuna (4242 posts) -

I always thought the man is the guy you're opposing, not the main character.

#19 Posted by Fattony12000 (7970 posts) -
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#20 Posted by dudeglove (9478 posts) -

Where did this man-lighthouse-city thing come from? The poster thread? It's pretty silly..

Uh, it originally came from Bioshock Infinite. It's like the main plot.

#21 Edited by Ksaw (359 posts) -

So that means G-man is Gordon Freeman right? Man, I hate video games!

#22 Posted by LackingSaint (2002 posts) -

Yeah I think it's kind of crucial that the lighthouse is supposed to be a focal point. In Half-Life 2 it's just a place you fight on and then leave

#23 Posted by jiggajoe14 (1247 posts) -
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#24 Edited by DeF (5232 posts) -

Yes, this thread totally needed to exist.

#25 Edited by pyromagnestir (4386 posts) -

@alexandersheen said:

@eujin said:

So I hate to crush people's dreams and all, but I think one of the key points is that the lighthouse is meant to be the starting point for an adventure in the alternate realities. So a lot of the ones being talked about here don't quite fit, including HL. (Although the man (Which wouldn't be gordon, but Dr. Breen), and City 17 do kind of fit).

But it's not really important.

You are right about the lighthouse, but I think Dr. Breen is more like Comstock in this case.

It's a bit unclear if the man part refers to the main character of Bioshock/Booker or to Andrew Ryan/Comstock. I think it referring to Andrew Ryan/Comstock would make more sense, personally.

@def

Find me one thread on this entire website that really needs to exist...

#26 Posted by MordeaniisChaos (5904 posts) -

Well shit, so is my life, apparently. Sweet!

#27 Posted by Demoskinos (16442 posts) -

@pudge said:

I like to think that the Lutece Twins go to the Saints Row universe to chillax with Pierce and the gang.

My first thought once I clicked on the concept page as well.