|PiD: Trivia of the Dead|
|Posted By: Hopper||Date: 5/21/18 2:24 p.m.|
I've been playing with the Pathways conversations again, and found some interesting tidbits. Some of these are mentioned on the site, but probably haven't been collected in one place.
Five of the dead have unreachable second-meeting messages. These were turned off deliberately or accidentally.
Gunther: "Hello again. I hope your P4 is still working well. If it's not, take mine."
Nine other messages are unreachable. In a few cases, these seem related to keywords present but no longer linked to a valid response.
Anonymous German: "Nothing, nothing. I can't remember anything."
While many of the dead can't remember their names, one can't even remember the word. One German on HHCC does not have a keyword trigger for "name". The German on We Can See in the Dark will only recognize "name" or "death" once you turn your flashlight off.
Muller isn't just the brains of the German expedition, he's also the only Previously Living Sentient Being who can remember what you say. As the site mentions, he calls you out if you contradict yourself about the war ending. Others might remember your visit, but they all respond to keywords the same way every time. (Flashlight guy has two distinct sets of responses, but no memory.)
The dead may have poor memories, but you can't if you want to read all the dialogue. If you only ask about name, death, and topics brought up during a conversation, you'll miss about 80 of the 327 specific responses throughout the game. (My count is a bit high, since it overlooks words like "greedy" triggering the keyword "greed".) Most of the "secret" keywords are names, weapons, or in-game items; only Jason and Greg have off-the-wall triggers. Out of the 28 dead, 3 reveal every topic they respond to (Pedro, German on L&L, and German on Hungry).
|PiD: Trivia of the Dead||Hopper||5/21/18 2:24 p.m.|
|Re: PiD: Trivia of the Dead||General-RADIX||5/21/18 4:49 p.m.|
|Re: PiD: Trivia of the Dead||VikingBoyBilly||5/21/18 4:58 p.m.|
|Re: PiD: Trivia of the Dead||General-RADIX||5/21/18 5:00 p.m.|
|Re: PiD: Trivia of the Dead||VikingBoyBilly||5/21/18 6:42 p.m.|
|Re: PiD: Trivia of the Dead||Hopper||5/21/18 7:41 p.m.|
|Re: PiD: Trivia of the Dead||PerseusSpartacus||5/22/18 6:03 a.m.|
|Re: PiD: Trivia of the Dead||W'rkncacnter||5/21/18 9:05 p.m.|
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