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Completed Diary Of A (Mad?) Man - A Codexian Nightmare. (DREAMWEB) - COMPLETED

Discussion in 'Codex Playground' started by ghostdog, Nov 27, 2012.

  1. KickAss Augur

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  2. Haba Harbinger of Decline Patron

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    Visit trash, get robbed and raped on the way. The usual.
     
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  3. spekkio Arcane

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    Yup, AFAIK SCUMMVM has "subs+speech" option for some games that allow only one of those originally (floppy version has subs and no speech, CD version has speech but no subs).
    List of such games (no "subs+speech" option) found by yours truly so far (still pimpin' my PC collection):
    • Dragonsphere,
    • DreamWeb,
    • Freddy Pharkas - Frontier Pharmacist,
    • Innocent Until Caught,
    • Lost In Time,
    • Simon The Sorcerer.
     
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  4. ghostdog Prestigious Gentleman Arcane Patron

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    ^ IIRC

    add Loom and Future Wars to that list.
     
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  5. spekkio Arcane

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    To clarify things: AFAIK Loom CD can be played with subtitles on, except intro and outro (subs are disabled for those)?
    Checked this myself:

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  6. ghostdog Prestigious Gentleman Arcane Patron

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    < 03 > - < A FULLY AUTOMATIC PULSE LASER WEAPON FOR MISTER C. >


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    What a great day. Smacked by an energy whip, mugged and left sprawling on the pavement. After I come to my senses, I lay there for some moments pondering about the facts of life.

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    I check my self for any signs of molestation. My backside feels sore, but that's probably from the fall.
    I consider my options and realize the best one is to get up.


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    Bastards ! I loved those sneakers. Shoe-thieves, truly the most despicable kind of them all.

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    The inside of Trash's lobby is shabby and untidy. Food cartons and litter are all over the floor. His doorbell has a small sign taped to it that says "Out of order", Trash has probably left it like this on purpose. He likes his privacy. Good thing I know his door code :

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    Trash lives in absolute squalor. Food packets and empty wrappers are all over the place. There is a sickly sweet smell in the air and a haze of smoke in the room. The Network monitor is on, as usual. He isn't in the room. I have a look at his desk :

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    Just what I need right now in order to chillax. I light it and take a long sip.

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    Dat... hit... the... spot.


    With my enhanced powers of observation I deduct that Trash must be in his favorite place... the toilet.

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    He sits slumped on the toilet. He is wearing a hideous green shirt covered in food stains and dull grey sweat shorts. His belly pokes out from underneath his shirt. He's almost asleep.

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    [​IMG] I feel pretty bad, I'll be alright. But I could use some help.

    [​IMG] Help? What do you mean, I can't help with anything.

    [​IMG] Look, I'm in deep trouble and there are some things I need and I think you can get them for me.

    [​IMG] Sure, what are you looking for, drugs?

    [​IMG] Not today... I need a gun and I don't know anyone who has one.


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    [​IMG] Just tell me what to do.

    [​IMG] Whadya need a gun for anyway? What would you want with a gun?

    [​IMG] I can't explain, it's all too complicated. I'm not even sure what I'm doing myself.

    [​IMG] Are you having one of those multiple-alts mental episodes again ?

    [​IMG] No... I don't think so. Please, I need your help.


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    [​IMG] Where's this pool hall then?

    [​IMG] If you find my membership card for the place the address is on that, and you'll need the card to get in.

    [​IMG] Thanks Trash, I won't forget this.

    [​IMG] No problem, man. I just hope you know what you're doing.

    [​IMG] Yeah, me too...


    Trash instantly falls asleep again. As I'm about to exit the loo, I spot something interesting :

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    Just what I need ! Trash never leaves his place, so he wont miss them.

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    They're almost a perfect fit. I should search for his membership card now...

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    Great, I'm set to go. Next stop: The Poll Hall.

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    The alleyway above the pool hall leads to some lift doors. There is a hatch next to these where a man sits. Pipes of varying sizes pass overhead and beneath my feet where the pavement has almost disintegrated.

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    [​IMG] Look, I'm sorry pal. If you're after a new membership I can't issue any 'til next week.

    [​IMG] Actually I've got a friend's card here.

    [​IMG] You can use someone else's card if you like. If it's OK by them, it's OK by me.

    [​IMG] Won't the electronic thumbprint on the card be wrong if I use this card though?

    [​IMG] Look, I shouldn't be doing this, but if you use your card in the reader by the doors I'll sort out the rest.

    [​IMG] Yeah, thanks. I'll do that.

    [​IMG] No problem, you can owe me one....


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    I take the lift and head down.

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    This isn't so much a pool hall, as a bar with pool tables in it. The decoration is awful. Purple carpeting is surrounded by furniture constructed from a tough metal compound. The place is in a state of disrepair.

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    [​IMG] What can I get you?

    [​IMG] I've been told I can get some help here.

    [​IMG] Oh Yeah? By who?

    [​IMG] Er, my friend's name is Trash. He told me to mention his name.

    [​IMG] Trash? Yeah, I've seen him around here a few times, what exactly are you looking for?


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    [​IMG] Well, Mr. Silverman deals with all that, you'll need to see him in his office. The number for the door lock is 5222.

    [​IMG] How will he know who I am?

    [​IMG] I'll ring through and tell him you're on your way and that you know Trash. The office is down to your right and make sure you have some money.

    [​IMG] Oh right, I will.... and thanks.

    [​IMG] Just make sure you have money. He doesn't like being messed about.


    Maybe I should get more info on this silverman guy. I take a look at the other patrons.

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    [​IMG] Excuse me.

    [​IMG] Yes ?

    [​IMG] Could you tell me what you know about mr. Silverman ?

    [​IMG] No. I don't talk to strangers about people I know, especially about people like Silverman.

    [​IMG] I forgot to introduce myself, I'm Chefe. it would help me greatly if you could give me some information.

    [​IMG] I'm SCO. And I still wont tell you jack-shit. It's not smart to keep asking these questions.

    [​IMG] Look, its-

    [​IMG] Fuck off, you're already in my ignore list.


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    Well, that didn't go very well. I step into the next room.

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    This pool room is lit by purple neon strip lights that eerily light the purple carpets. In the center of the room is a pool table covered with blue cloth that is now torn and stained.

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    I still haven't given up on gaining more information. I decide to approach another patron :

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    [​IMG] Excuse me, can you help ?

    [​IMG] hopw... roewur... ne...

    He barely whispered those words and I couldn't find any meaning in them, but somehow I feel like they are extremely important...

    [​IMG] What ? What was it that you said ?!

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    [​IMG] Hey ! Wake up !


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    Oh, forget it, he's somewhere else. I think it's prudent to give up on gathering more information and go straight to Silverman.

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    I punch in the code and enter.

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    The office is dominated by a huge wooden desk placed directly opposite the door. Behind it sits the owner of this bar who beams at you from behind a large cigar. Standing to the left is Silverman's security :

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    I turn my attention to the man himself.

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    [​IMG] My name is Silverman. What's yours?

    [​IMG] Oh, my name is Ry- , er, Chefe and I need your help. Trash is a friend of mine, he said you would have what I want.

    [​IMG] Your friend Trash was right, I can usually help people out, providing they have enough money.

    [​IMG] Oh yes, I have money, I just hope I have enough.

    [​IMG] And you're after a handgun of some kind, yes?

    [​IMG] Yeah, something that's easy to use. I've never used a gun before but I need to now. I need to kill a m...


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    [​IMG] How much will it cost?

    [​IMG] For 200 I can give you an SI140. It's a fully automatic pulse laser weapon with a full pack of ammunition and computerized sights.

    [​IMG] Er, that sounds fine, I guess.

    [​IMG] A child could use it. The gun virtually aims and fires for you. Will this weapon be acceptable?

    [​IMG] It'll be fine, thanks.

    [​IMG] If you'd just like to put your cashcard through the scanner on the desk, I'll deduct the money.

    [​IMG] Ok, and thanks for your help Mr. Silverman.

    [​IMG] That's allright, give Trash my regards when you see him...


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    Great, I now have a gun, but the price was pretty steep. I really need the money if I'm going to get to the end of this. Well, if I'm truly the Chosen One, then I'll be able to pull this off.

    I reach for my gun...

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    This can't be. There must be another way... there HAS TO BE ANOTHER WAY !





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  7. lightbane Arcane

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    Dreamwebb, a game truly grimdark and mature than games that pretend to be like this 10 years later.

    Awesome as usual. Moar!!!
     
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    Heh, Dreamweb is even more grimdark than I remember it. There is a puzzle solution a couple of chapters ahead that actually shocked me a bit.
     
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  12. ghostdog Prestigious Gentleman Arcane Patron

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    < 04 > - < HEEEERE'S JOHNY ! >


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    In a stroke of genius I decide not to attack the shady weapons dealer and his armed goon. Instead, I leave quietly and head for the Regency Brothel.

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    The rain pours down in sheets. A sign above the doorway shines bleakly in the dim light and reads "Regency Brothel". The inside is visible and looks warm, dry and welcoming.

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    The lobby is dominated by a curved wooden reception desk across one corner, behind which sits the Madame. Regency is a very expensive high-class brothel, that celebrities use openly for recreation, accommodation and even for closing business deals.

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    The Madame is a middle aged woman in a red dress who is looking decidedly agreeable. She must have been a looker in her time.

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    [​IMG] I'd like a room for tonight please.

    [​IMG] Well we haven't got many left and they are all quite expensive. Peter Hines, the DJ, is staying here tonight you know.

    [​IMG] Oh yeah, I suppose he's got all the best rooms and services.

    [​IMG] Well Mr. Hines has the penthouse suite, naturally, but there is a vacant suite below that and it's quite luxurious.

    [​IMG] And how much would that cost for tonight?

    [​IMG] 830 for the room and 1200 for your company. That's 2030 altogether, including tax and full services rendered. Will that be alright?

    [​IMG] Er, I think I'll just have the room, if that's OK.

    [​IMG] Oh, it's perfectly fine sir. That will be 830, then. If you'd just like to sweep your cashcard through the scanner I can give you a room key.

    [​IMG] Right, thanks.


    Damn, 830 ?! That's almost all my money, but I can't back down at this point...

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    There are a couple of people at the lobby, one of them is a young man with a ponytail. He seems bored as if he's been standing here for hours.

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    [​IMG] Er, not really, I'm just staying here for a few nights. Are you waiting for him ?

    [​IMG] Yes, I've been waiting here for a couple of days trying to get an interview.

    [​IMG] You are a journalist then ?

    [​IMG] Yep, I'm a gaming journalist. You might have heard of me and my site ? My name is Matt, but I'm also known as J_C.

    [​IMG] Sorry, I don't think I've-

    [​IMG] You might have read my book then ? It's called "Dungeons and Flagons" It's about cRPG games and Beer, a great combination if I may say so. I'm a beer enthusiast, you know.

    [​IMG] Er, no, sorry. Well, I need to get going. I hope you get to see mr. Hines.

    [​IMG] Yeah mate, catch you later.


    Sat on the sofa is a beautiful girl wearing a purple dress made from a strange material that seems to change color slightly as she moves. She has broad shoulders, a tall neck and a rather big Adam's apple. She seems like she's trying to make up her mind about something.

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    [​IMG] Hello, are you waiting for mr. Hines too ?

    [​IMG] No, I'm actually here for a job. But I can't make up my mind. I mean I *am* an attention whore, but I'm not a whore. I also have a programmer's degree, you know. What do you think I should do ?

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    [​IMG] On the other hand I'd really like to stick one to Hines, if you get my meaning.

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    [​IMG] Ah, this is so frustrating. At least I'm totally passable, don't you think ?

    [​IMG] Huh ? yeah, sure...

    [​IMG] I need to think this over. Catch you later.

    [​IMG] Oh, OK, see ya.


    That was bizarre. I think it's time to head up to my room.

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    I go up to the ninth floor and use my keycard to enter the suite.

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    The living room has a blue deep pile carpet and black furnishings. There is an amazingly large Network monitor opposite the sofa. I enter the bedroom.

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    Surprisingly, there's a bible on the bed, but when I examine it I realize it's not a real bible. On the cover it says "Bible Black - the manga". I drop it down on the bed and gaze at the balcony. It overlooks the city.

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    I was hoping I could reach Hines's suite from the balcony, but unfortunately it doesn't seem possible. I return to the corridor.

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    On the wall I see a bright red box with the word "FIRE" stenciled onto the box in black letters. The box contains a fire axe:

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    I decide to take it with me, having an axe handy is always a good idea.

    Now I must think this over. There are no stairs and the only way to reach Hines's floor is with the lift, but my keycard will only get me to my floor. I examine the lift carefully.

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    On the ceiling of the lift I notice a small metal handle which comes out of one of the roof panels. The handle has a red sticker on it that says "DANGER". Hey, maybe I can use this to climb on top of the lift !

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    Right, I'll need to find a way to immobilize it. I turn my attention to the lift's controls :

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    There are no screws, the panel can only be pushed with something slim and sharp... Good thing I've brought a knife with me.

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    Taking the wire in one hand I use the knife to cut it in two. There is no visible effect, but I assume that the lift can't be called from any other floor now.

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    It's time to go up, then.

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    I stand rather uncertainly on the roof of the hotel lift. In front of me are the doors to this floor.

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    I'll need to use brute force to open those doors. The axe might be useful here.

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    I'M IN !!



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    Damn ! This suite takes up the whole level !!


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    My gun, I have to...


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    NO ! This isn't how it went down. I can't die here !

    Was it a dream ? A premonition ? I don't know. What I do know is that I must plan my next move carefully.

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    There is a guard with headphones sitting by the pool, in front of me. He's oblivious to my presence. Right across the pool stands another guard with a can of beer in his hands. He sees me the moment I enter and reaches for his gun. I don't have time to go for mine, since I have the axe in my hands. I should use the axe.

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    Lady luck smiles on me. It seems that was the last of the guard's gun ammo and he needs to change the clip. Now it's time to make my move.

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    I did it ! With the adrenaline pumping like crazy, I stop to take a breather. The room is decorated with plants of many different kinds. Now it's also decorated with blood and guts.

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    I look at the bodies, but I can't bring myself to search them, or remove the axe. I need to be on the move.

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    I can hear the sound of very loud music. If I'm lucky, they haven't heard anything. I enter the bedroom.

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    Hines is lying on the bed with one of the madam's girls on top of him. There is a hideous grin on his face. I point my gun at them.

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    [​IMG] You ! Get away from him !


    She screams and quickly falls on the floor.

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    Then she hides under the bed. Smart girl. Smarter than Ryan who's gotten himself into this situation.
    Funny how "Ryan" feels like someone else. Right now I'm Chefe, but I fear that might change soon, too.

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    I turn my attention to Hines.

    Hines's face shows mixed emotions of surprise and fear. All he can think of doing at this point, is hide his nether regions.

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    [​IMG] W-Who are you ? What do you want !?

    [​IMG] I was sent here to kill one of the Seven.

    [​IMG] What are you talking about ?

    [​IMG] You're telling me you're not one of the Seven ? The Seven evil powers that will destroy the Dreamweb and bring chaos and destruction to this world ?!

    [​IMG] I don't know what you're talking about man, I'm just a DJ !

    [​IMG] And what about that shadow corporation called Bethesda ?

    [​IMG] We're just making games, I don't know anything about evil powers or this Dreamweb you're talking about !


    Could he be telling the truth ? Could all this be a feverish dream of a mind on the verge of madness ? I stand indecisive with the gun in my hand. Suddenly, I hear footsteps behind me...

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    Another deadly premonition. I can't second-guess myself at this point, I've already crossed the line and can only move forward.

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    [​IMG] No ! Think about what you're doing, how crazy it is !

    [​IMG] I can feel you're evil, Hines, I... know what you are !

    [​IMG] You know NOTHING ! Besides...

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    [​IMG] You've finally revealed yourself. I know what I have to do.

    [​IMG] Wait, please ! Spare me !


    No more talking.


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    I shot him right through the face. His brains got splattered all over the bed and the walls. Then, something incredible happened...

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    See ? That proves I did the right thing... I'm not crazy !




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  13. Gondolin Arcane

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    Nice Codexian cameos. :D
     
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    Sadly, the cameos are mostly over. From now on things will get bloodier and bloodier.
     
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  15. spekkio Arcane

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    OMG, You've killed Pete!

    :greatjob:

    From today's standards, violence and sex in this game is a non-issue. But back then it caused some butthurt AFAIR.
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    The sex scene was censored at some countries. The violence was OK though :roll:
     
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    Death to the Dark Seven who rule Bethesda of the Decline! Blood and soulsknocked down opponents for my lord Arioch!
     
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    those sexy graphics.
     
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    Truly grim and bloody scenes (plus actual sex scenes, omg!). Luckily (or not), things will become worse and worse for Ryan.
     
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    < 05 > - < DANGEROUS AND DERANGED >



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    After the elimination of Hines a strange blue orb escaped his body and entered mine. Then, I lost all consciousness.

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    The next thing I see is the dreamweb. Is this real, or just another dream ? Maybe it doesn't matter. The dreamweb absorbs Hines's power...

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    Standing at the center of the chamber I feel a strong power pounding through the walls, the floor and through the air. The room is made entirely of ancient stone and at one end of the room pulsates the gateway of the Dreamweb.

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    [​IMG] Ryan, your path has been chosen.

    [​IMG] I know. It has begun.

    [​IMG] The power released from the human Hines has entered the Dreamweb.

    [​IMG] What now ?


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    [​IMG] We have a long way to go. The remaining six are becoming stronger.

    [​IMG] I can feel it.

    [​IMG] They are recruiting more followers, becoming stronger and joining forces.

    [​IMG] Who will be next?


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    [​IMG] He commands the largest armed force on Earth. But it's something else that makes him extremely dangerous.

    [​IMG] ...The Button of Awesome.

    [​IMG] Indeed. A weapon of mass destruction controlled by the push of one button. He is in a great position of power and must be destroyed.

    [​IMG] I know what I must do.


    Yep. I must kill with extreme prejudice. But first I should use the key. I walk down the corridors of these ancient halls...

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    The walls stretch high up to a ceiling that must be thirty feet above my head. They are rough stone and cold to the touch. Above my head in the center of the room is a clear orb suspended in a stone ring. The stone ring is held in place by four long chains coming from four corners of the room.

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    [​IMG] They seem to be growing !



    This place sure is eerie. A strange glowing crystal embedded on the wall, grabs my attention :

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    Something tells me this is important, I decide to keep it. I wander in the halls trying to find the right door. One of them seems to beckon me...

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    This room has an air of importance. The focus is a stone plinth about three feet high in the centre of the room. This must be the gateway back to the real world. There is a smell of sulfur in the air and I feel a distant vibration.

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    The stone plinth stands about four feet high. It has what looks like a keyhole in the top. I believe I have the right key...

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    Enchanted with the radiation from the microwave, the key is glowing.

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    With trembling hands I open the lock...

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    OH SHI-




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    Talk about a rude awakening...

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    I'm wet, dirty and tired. I need to get out of here. As I emerge from the shadows the smog from the road seems like fresh air compared to the foul air in the alley.

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    My mind is burning up. I must regain some sense of normality. I really need to see Eden.

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    I find her in the bed again. She's always working late hours. I hate to wake her, but I want to hear her voice.


    [​IMG] Ryan, is that you?

    [​IMG] Yes, it's me.

    [​IMG] Are you ok ? What's the matter ?


    I can't tell Eden about the atrocities I've committed, She'd never understand.


    [​IMG] It's nothing.

    [​IMG] You look terrible, Ryan.

    [​IMG] I... just need some rest. Sorry to have woken you, try to go back to sleep. I'll speak to you later.

    [​IMG] All right, see you later, I love you...

    [​IMG] Goodbye Eden.



    I should get back at my flat and try to get some rest.

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    I close my eyes for a few moments but I'm restless and sleep will not come. I decide to get some coffee.

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    I fill it with some instant coffee from the food maker. It tastes like kerosene, but it will give me some energy. With the warm cup in my hands, I sit down to browse the net.

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    I'm in the news ! This shouldn't come as a surprise, but it's a strange feeling.

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    I know they couldn't possibly understand my motives, but seeing this report makes feel sad... and angry.


    [​IMG] Dangerous and deranged, huh ? Maybe they're right.


    I make a search for Laidlaw. The first result is a TV-Special :

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    Bingo !


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    Channel 6. Next stop for me, last stop for Laidlaw.





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