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    Subtitled Silence

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    Subtitled Silence is when a character remains silent in a section of dialogue and a subtitle box appears usually having an ellipsis (...) or nothing at all. Most common in J-RPGs and dating sims. The character can also make a small moan or grunt.

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    Subtitled Silence last edited by solidejake on 05/01/21 03:11PM View full history


    In video games with a great deal of text dialogue or subtitles, an ellipsis is often used to represent when a character is being noticeably silent.  The reasoning behind the ellipsis depends on the situation, whether it be due to the character experiencing a moment of introspection, pausing before making a response, or is simply dumbfounded beyond words.

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