Anybody else think that that ending was changed?

#1 Posted by CL60 (17120 posts) -

And by changed, I mean that it was originally intended to be a dream, but then changed because they realized they needed a way for you to play after it's over.


The last mission made me think that it was originally intended to be a dream for multiple reasons. That girl that John kept seeing everywhere, she apparently was some goddess, from the exact book that Jack was reading and told John all about right before John went to sleep, she told you how what you're fighting are Johns personal demons. She says that thing about the moon that Jack was talking about at the start of the game, and John expresses his confusion about it, John also at one point said, he can't help but think that he is the one that killed all of these people(Or something like that) as I was playing through that last part, all I could think by everything that was being said was that it was a dream influenced by the story Jack told John, and Johns guilt of doing what he used to do.

But nope, all they give us is what seems like an ending that was just put in last minute as a way to keep playing with zombies after the game is over. 

#2 Posted by SeriouslyNow (8504 posts) -

The name of it is telling.

#3 Posted by chstupid (800 posts) -

Interesting theory but I think Rockstar had the ending planned out. 

#4 Posted by Doctorchimp (4163 posts) -

I always thought it was a nightmare Marston was having....

#5 Posted by FesteringNeon (2227 posts) -

Damnit, wish my RDR wasn't stuck in my broken ps3.. and that I would have re-downloaded Undead Nightmare before PSN went down. : /

#6 Posted by SeriouslyNow (8504 posts) -

It's called Undead Nightmare.

#7 Posted by CL60 (17120 posts) -
@SeriouslyNow said:
" It's called Undead Nightmare. "
You mentioned that in this thread already, but I didn't add that to my original post because Nightmare could also imply something terrible happening.
#8 Posted by Getz (3384 posts) -

Your theory's got merit, but we'll never really know. 

#9 Posted by SeriouslyNow (8504 posts) -
@CL60 said:
" @SeriouslyNow said:
" It's called Undead Nightmare. "
You mentioned that in this thread already, but I didn't add that to my original post because Nightmare could also imply something terrible happening. "
Really it means what it says it means.  This is Rockstar we're talking about.  They are not the masters of subtlety.
#10 Posted by Waffles13 (622 posts) -

I haven't actually finished it, but I know how the ending plays out and I want to believe that Undead Nightmare is canon with the main story, just taking place before John's death and after Jack's revenge.

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