They sure screwed up the choices for episode 2

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#1 Posted by Hunkulese (3488 posts) -

If they were aiming for a 50/50 split. I made the same choice as more than 80% for 3 of my choices although I am surprised how many people decided to let the St. John brothers live. I thought there would be far more people playing this with the looking out for number one attitude.

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#2 Posted by Jay_Ray (1378 posts) -

I don't think they were aiming for 50/50, they just gave us two options which I doubt they could correctly guess what the majority would choose.

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#3 Posted by HumanityPlague (339 posts) -

The weird one for me was the first choice with the band director guy. I wasn't even aware that was a choice to be made. When I beat the game last night and it said, "You and 80% of other people made this choice", it threw me, because I didn't even know it was a choice to be made differently.

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#4 Posted by NoobSauceG7 (1380 posts) -

Yea I noticed that too. I don't remember the option for not chopping off the band directors leg in the band trap.

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#5 Posted by Jay_Ray (1378 posts) -

@HumanityPlague: @NoobSauceG7: You simply do not do it, you try other options and eventually your group just has to leave.

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#6 Posted by NoobSauceG7 (1380 posts) -

@Jay_Ray: Oh ok. Thanks for letting me know.

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#7 Edited by WorkerOne (6 posts) -

I haven't tested this, so I don't know if it is correct, but isn't the choice actually before trying to chop off his leg? Don't they ask you if you're going to help or not?

Also, I was under the impression the 50/50 thing was more about choices in which you had to pick who you saved. If the split is skewed 75-25 (like I think the last choice in the first episode is), then that means they kind of failed in creating two useful and/or appealing characters.

Edit - Clarified that I meant the last choice in the first episode.

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#8 Edited by SomeDeliCook (2353 posts) -

@WorkerOne said:

I haven't tested this, so I don't know if it is correct, but isn't the choice actually before trying to chop off his leg? Don't they ask you if you're going to help or not?

Also, I was under the impression the 50/50 thing was more about choices in which you had to pick who you chose to save; if it is skewed 75-25 (like I think the last choice in the first one is), then that means they kind of failed in creating two useful and/or appealing characters.

I feel like choosing to let them both live was more of a moral choice, one option which had two different outcomes. If you killed them both yourself, they'd be dead instantly. I chose to let them live as I assumed the zombies would actually kill them, however the player could've also believed they'd be morally correct in letting them live and that they aren't succumbing to killing humans.

What was more interesting was even though a lot of people hated that fucking father of Lilly's and wanted to punch him out more people chose to not kill him

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#9 Posted by Twisted_Scot (1204 posts) -

Didn't kill the brothers because of clementine. Going through with a "hold on to humanity" rule. Was more irritated that kenny kept saying that I never side with him despite the fact I replayed episode 1 again before continuing and sided with him ever time. Not big on kenny now, better watch his step.

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#10 Posted by killacam (1341 posts) -

rejoice! the good of mankind has been proven!

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#11 Posted by handlas (3128 posts) -

Well, you can kill one of the brothers and it will still say you didn't kill both the brothers at the end. Kinda wish they would of separated the two. I killed the first brother and let the 2nd one live. Mainly cuz the first guy was super creepy and I wanted to get revenge for Mark. Andy, the second brother just seemed rather pathetic at the end so I spared him and I didn't want to get the bad reaction from Clementine again.

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#12 Posted by crazyleaves (673 posts) -
@Twisted_Scot
Didn't kill the brothers because of clementine. Going through with a "hold on to humanity" rule. Was more irritated that kenny kept saying that I never side with him despite the fact I replayed episode 1 again before continuing and sided with him ever time. Not big on kenny now, better watch his step.
Yeah, I was thinking about this and it seems to me that they kinda had to do that to create more tension in the walk-in. It was my only complaint story-wise. Technically the game was kind of ass during the second half it kept hitching and stuttering, I hope they patch it.
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#13 Posted by Nadafinga (1039 posts) -

@handlas said:

I killed the first brother and let the 2nd one live. Mainly cuz the first guy was super creepy and I wanted to get revenge for Mark. Andy, the second brother just seemed rather pathetic at the end so I spared him and I didn't want to get the bad reaction from Clementine again.

This was my exact thought process too.

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#14 Posted by MeierTheRed (5145 posts) -

I thought the choices where great, and they made you think. So there you have it opinions.

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#15 Posted by MariachiMacabre (7097 posts) -

@pornstorestiffi said:

I thought the choices where great, and they made you think. So there you have it opinions.

Same here.

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#16 Posted by eloj (581 posts) -

There's some odd things in this one. Is there an alternative solution to getting by the lock? I didn't want to sabotage, risking the group, just go get in there. Then at the end I found myself in a QTE that I was supposed to fail (face vs fence)? I kept up with it for 90 seconds or so and then let it "fail" to continue the story. More than the first ep though, I think it could be worth replaying this one.

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#17 Posted by Undead_Fiend (65 posts) -

I think the choice for killing the last two people was always going to favour not killing BOTH of them, beacuse it breaks down to the choices of:

Kill neither, kill only first (my choice), kill only second vs kill both

I Killed the first brother but then didn't want to upset Clem again by killing the second the guy who was already beaten up and was no threat

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#18 Posted by Sackmanjones (5337 posts) -

Ya I guess it could be closer but still the choices were great. And the last option is right on the money with the 50/50 mark

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#19 Posted by Draugen (869 posts) -
@Hunkulese

If they were aiming for a 50/50 split. I made the same choice as more than 80% for 3 of my choices although I am surprised how many people decided to let the St. John brothers live. I thought there would be far more people playing this with the looking out for number one attitude.

Dude, for Clementine. For Clementine, dude.
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#20 Posted by kishinfoulux (3132 posts) -

Looking back at the results for the first episodes, most of those choices seem really divided. This time around it's a lot more lopsided.

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#21 Posted by Xymox (2339 posts) -

@SomeDeliCook said:

@WorkerOne said:

I haven't tested this, so I don't know if it is correct, but isn't the choice actually before trying to chop off his leg? Don't they ask you if you're going to help or not?

Also, I was under the impression the 50/50 thing was more about choices in which you had to pick who you chose to save; if it is skewed 75-25 (like I think the last choice in the first one is), then that means they kind of failed in creating two useful and/or appealing characters.

What was more interesting was even though a lot of people hated that fucking father of Lilly's and wanted to punch him out more people chose to not kill him

I hated his fucking guts, but I still went to save him.

@Draugen said:

@Hunkulese

If they were aiming for a 50/50 split. I made the same choice as more than 80% for 3 of my choices although I am surprised how many people decided to let the St. John brothers live. I thought there would be far more people playing this with the looking out for number one attitude.

Dude, for Clementine. For Clementine, dude.

Also, this. No one touches Clementine, or faces will be bashed in with salt stones. The worst 2 moments of this was getting knocked out and not knowing if she was okay, and letting her go alone through the vent to who-knows-where.

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