Did you ever cry during any of the episodes? (Spoilers)

#1 Posted by Blackhebrew2 (78 posts) -

I cried just as Lee was making his way across the room to his eventual resting place, I knew where it was going although I thought both Clem and Lee would kill themselves. I had Clem pull the trigger because I felt it gave her closure to the whole story and potential piece of mind (she knows Lee will not be a Walker). This was the most depressing and saddening pieces of fiction since I watched Grave Of The Fireflies last year. It's a GOTY contender for me for sure, because I think it was the first video game to make a strong emotional connection with the player . A connection so strong it brought me to tears.

#2 Posted by BeachThunder (13145 posts) -

Don't think so. I'm surprised that people are so...weepy.

#3 Posted by laserbolts (5445 posts) -

Nope. I felt emotion but I haven't cried since I was like 7 or something?

#4 Posted by UitDeToekomst (783 posts) -

Not even close. I felt very little emotion while playing through the episodes, and i am honestly surprised by how much people seem to both (a) have an emotional reaction to it, and (b) love it. I have no interest in belittling others' opinions, but I really can't fathom how this game is going to be serious GOTY contender. Whatever. To each his or her own.

#5 Posted by obcdexter (722 posts) -

That finale and Duck's end sure had me on the verge.

Also: I shed a tear of joy or two at how awesome this series is during the confrontation in the hotel.

Great job, Telltale. My GOTY for sure.

#6 Posted by Imsorrymsjackson (866 posts) -

No, games never move me to tears, apart from maybe Duke Nukem Forever.

#7 Posted by MooseyMcMan (11969 posts) -

No. The final bit with Lee came about as close as any game could though.

#8 Edited by PhatSeeJay (3331 posts) -

Yup. The Finale did it for me.

@BeachThunder said:

Don't think so. I'm surprised that people are so...weepy.


#9 Posted by Ghostiet (5596 posts) -

I got a little misty at the end. But no. That's not to say that I wasn't affected - I felt a certain kind of deep tension at many points throughout the game, especially at the end of ep. 2, after you begin to punch Andy in the face. That entire scene is tough, thanks to the direction, music and voices. I still get goosebumps when I recall it.

#10 Posted by LordDaneil (53 posts) -

I at least teared up in most episodes - don't remember if I really cried all that much. But, I played through Episode 5 this morning; I cried so hard during the final moments between Lee and Clem. God damn, this game. I have never cared about characters in a video game this much before. I think it speaks to how well Telltale has crafted this series or maybe I'm just super emotional.

#11 Posted by Zajtalan (1261 posts) -

lmao. whoever says yes is a pussy

#12 Posted by papercut (3797 posts) -

Fuck all yall. I cried like a little bitch.

I don't cry in games. I might get a little teary eyed here and there but I've never cried. The end of episode 5 had me balling.

#13 Posted by GalacticPunt (1174 posts) -

My eyes watered as Clementine helped Lee walk those last few steps. I don't think I cried in Episode 3 with saying goodbye to Duck, but it was close.

I don't have kids, and I grew up in a nuclear family, but parental figures and children grieving for each other always gets me. Hell, as a kid I cried at the end of Terminator 2! I was all "That's the only father Eddie Furlong will ever know giving a thumbs up from the lava!!!"

#14 Posted by Just_an_other_muffin (94 posts) -

I had never before. The closest I have ever gotten before is getting chocked up ,but EP 5 wrecked me. Just finishing it I surprised myself on how much I cared for these fictional characters. Maybe it was how much Clem reminded me of my little sister, all I now is that Telltale knocked it out of the park.

#15 Posted by IzzyGraze (869 posts) -

I didn't but I might of come close if I didn't pause for supper near the end. I am mighty depressed now though.

#16 Posted by PhantomGardener (499 posts) -

I have never cried at a video game before, but the end of episode 5 really made it hard for me to hold my tears back.

#17 Posted by Apathylad (3234 posts) -

No, I don't tend to cry in these things. Movies, games, songs - I don't think any of those have ever made me cry.

#18 Posted by FrankieSpankie (228 posts) -

IMO, if you didn't at least fight the urge to cry at the end of episode 5, you're either a liar or you didn't take the game that seriously. That or you just don't have a soul. =P

I wasn't crying hard, but I had a couple tears when Clem was helping Lee across the counter. She was trying her hardest to help Lee and she had all the hope in the world for him but we all knew Lee wasn't going to make it.

#19 Posted by DonutFever (3814 posts) -

No, though investigating the house and finding stuff about the dead dog at the beginning of Around Every Corner came as close as a game has. Larry and Carley were more shock than anything else. 
Only piece of media to ever make me cry is the end of the "Jurassic Bark" episode of Futurama. 
I've got a real soft spot for dogs.

#20 Posted by Landon (4134 posts) -

The ending of Episode 5 gave me sad feels :(

#21 Posted by JasonR86 (10007 posts) -

No. But the last episode was the one that came the closest. Which is insane to me.

#22 Posted by Breadfan (6803 posts) -

No, but I came damn near close.

#23 Posted by MURDERSMASH (267 posts) -

@Zajtalan said:

lmao. whoever says yes is a pussy

Look out, the edgy gender police are here!

#24 Edited by Zeik (3265 posts) -

No, which actually surprises me. I feel like I should have, because games have made me tear up before. I got a little choked up, but it didn't hit me quite that deep.

I think this series has hardened me emotionally a bit.

#25 Posted by supermonkey122 (1031 posts) -

The end of Episode 5 is the only fake thing to ever make me cry.

#26 Posted by audioBusting (1733 posts) -

Lee's final moment is the most emotional a video game ever made me feel. I almost shed a tear. No video game ever came close.

#27 Posted by Bane122 (878 posts) -

Yep. The ending and the Duck/Katja moment.

#28 Posted by Encephalon (1401 posts) -

Yup. Twice. In Ep 4, when Lee tells Clem they can't look for her parents and she starts crying, and the end of Ep 5.

#29 Posted by Sooty (8195 posts) -

Nope, not even close, and I'm not saying that to try and sound alpha.

#30 Posted by Kerned (1183 posts) -

Yes, in episodes 3 and 5. But more so in 3.

(By the way, real men aren't afraid to cry or express emotions.)

#31 Posted by Redbullet685 (6198 posts) -

I was really, really close at the end of episode 5.

#32 Posted by Bourbon_Warrior (4569 posts) -

@Zajtalan said:

lmao. whoever says yes is a pussy

Yes I got a little watery eyed (not tears) at the end and so did fucking Marley and Me, come at me bro.

#33 Posted by MysteriousFawx (439 posts) -

Cried once during the entire season, right at the very end when Clem shot and it cut to black, literally lost it.

#34 Posted by Wes899 (2165 posts) -

Cried at start of episode one listening to the answer machine. Cried at the end.

#35 Posted by ToTheNines (1018 posts) -

Nope, but it made me really sad and bummed out.

#36 Posted by StarvingGamer (9080 posts) -

No, but I haven't cried for anything in almost 2 decades. It was very affecting though.

#37 Posted by grapesoda (44 posts) -

Yup, I don't remember which ones but a few of the episodes got me.

#38 Posted by SuperTess (149 posts) -

The part when he shows Clem his bite, her reaction is just heart wrenching. The voice acting in this game is so good, So yeah, I cried like a baby at the end. This is why I play these games alone at home.

Duck made me cry too and oddly even though it was my decision to drop Ben, it made me weepy.

#39 Posted by Zajtalan (1261 posts) -

@Bourbon_Warrior: bruh bruh you cryin bruh *here's a tissue

#40 Posted by Kevin_Cogneto (1339 posts) -

@Zajtalan said:

@Bourbon_Warrior: bruh bruh you cryin bruh *here's a tissue

I'm pretty sure that's an asterisk. I'm no expert though.

#41 Posted by Milkman (17896 posts) -

Didn't cry at the end of Episode 5 but I was very close. I think the only thing that stopped was that I saw it coming and had prepared myself. 

#42 Posted by D_W (1388 posts) -

Yes. Hell just remembering the various scenes makes me tear up. Though I'm pretty easily moved to tears by fictional things for whatever reason.

#43 Posted by GunslingerPanda (5030 posts) -

I cried like a bitch at the end, yeah. I played all the eps in one day though, so everything was pretty fresh to me. I didn't have time to recover from all the shit that went down before.

#44 Edited by Fluttercry (236 posts) -

I cried like a bitch at the end of episode 5. I'm man enough to admit that.

#45 Posted by beard_of_zeus (1748 posts) -

Yessss :( That ending wrecked my heart. I was choked up the whole fucking time. That part where you try to do the QTE like 4 times at the end (and fail) with Lee to try and get back up was the worst, and Clem helping you along the counter right before that.....maaaan. I just had a sinking feeling in my guts the whole episode, knowing shit wasn't going to work out.

The Duck/Katjaa thing in Ep. 3 didn't make me sad so much as let out an audible "WHAT THE FUCK WHAT THE FUCK THE SHITTTTT?!?!?! I WISH I WAS DEEEAD RIGHT NOW :("

If you need to be cheered up, Ryan posted this video earlier on Twitter, saying not to watch it until after finishing Ep. 5, so I checked it out, having just finished the game this evening. Entertaining, to say the least.

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#46 Posted by Begilerath (178 posts) -

In Episode 3 i lost it completely, 5 almost had me in tears but I guess I already had accepted Lee's fate, which left me a little worried that I can embrace death so easy.

#47 Posted by Irvandus (3073 posts) -

Episode 5, had a few tears after "I'll miss you".

#48 Edited by Max_Cherry (1210 posts) -

@DonutFever said:

No, though investigating the house and finding stuff about the dead dog at the beginning of Around Every Corner came as close as a game has. Larry and Carley were more shock than anything else. Only piece of media to ever make me cry is the end of the "Jurassic Bark" episode of Futurama. I've got a real soft spot for dogs.

Yeah, I fucking balled like a baby at the end of "Jurassic Bark." The writers are fucking assholes. What was the point of that final sequence except to make you want to slit your wrists. Also, I got teary eyed at the very end of episode 5.

#49 Posted by Random45 (1411 posts) -

The closet I came to my eyes starting to feel watery was when Duck bit it in Episode 3. For some reason, I didn't feel nearly as bad during the finale, probably because I saw this coming for months now, and have kinda made peace with it.

#50 Edited by myketuna (1784 posts) -

@Irvandus said:

Episode 5, had a few tears after "I'll miss you".

I didn't pick that one option for two reasons. 1. I thought it would make Clem feel worse. 2. I knew I would cry if I saw that exchange. I ended up saying "You'll be okay."

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