You're always going down

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#1 Posted by AssInAss (3296 posts) -

Did you ever notice how in each level, you're always going down?

Just another touch of great in-game storytelling in this game.

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#2 Posted by ImmortalSaiyan (4748 posts) -

What do you mean by going down?

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#3 Posted by BeachThunder (14818 posts) -

@ImmortalSaiyan said:

What do you mean by going down?

I can only assume this...

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#4 Posted by development (3025 posts) -

@ImmortalSaiyan said:

What do you mean by going down?

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#5 Posted by AssInAss (3296 posts) -

@ImmortalSaiyan said:

What do you mean by going down?

The level design has you always descending. Literally and metaphorically. All the way down to hell.

Play and you'll notice it.

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#6 Posted by ImmortalSaiyan (4748 posts) -

@AssInAss: I did play the game but I felt you went up and down more than always down. Either way I see where you getting at.

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#7 Posted by Godlyawesomeguy (6421 posts) -

Interesting notice to detail.

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#8 Posted by Kovie (257 posts) -

Very nice observation. I think the elevator at the end would be the only particular distinction.

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#9 Posted by Xtrememuffinman (951 posts) -

God damn, this game is so freakin' amazing.

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#10 Posted by DarkShaper (1381 posts) -

Didn't someone mention that on the GameSpot spoilercast that Jeff was on? Or am I just going crazy.

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#11 Posted by ThunderSlash (2594 posts) -

@DarkShaper said:

Didn't someone mention that on the GameSpot spoilercast that Jeff was on? Or am I just going crazy.

I remember the writer mentioning it on that. You are not alone duder!

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#12 Posted by Yummylee (24646 posts) -

@Kovie said:

Very nice observation. I think the elevator at the end would be the only particular distinction.

That and ascending the Radio Tower.

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#13 Posted by Seppli (11232 posts) -

...on whom? And for how long?

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#14 Posted by BeachThunder (14818 posts) -

Honestly, I don't agree; there are a lot of times when you are either high up or going upwards - you even walk upstairs to get to the end...

The only game that I've really seen pull this metaphor off is Beneath a Steel Sky.

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#15 Posted by Zajtalan (1261 posts) -

damn i gotta play this

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#16 Posted by Morrow (1870 posts) -

@AssInAss said:

I love how Konrads face is everywhere.

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#17 Edited by durden77 (321 posts) -

The elevator at the end would signal the truth in the downward trek. Although I agree with some other people, that while I did personally notice that a lot of the game had you going down, there were enough parts that had you going up as well that makes me question this metephor.

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