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Re: Episode 3: Feedback and Thoughts
« Reply #60 on: May 24, 2013, 06:42:50 AM »
You have a point, but Keith is almost dead... I don't think he can hure anyone anymore, after what happend to him with the fire. But in this game nothing is expected :)

Hmm, that's a good point...unless he was playing possum, of course. Guess we'll find out in Ep 4!  :suffer:

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Re: Episode 3: Feedback and Thoughts
« Reply #61 on: May 24, 2013, 11:46:21 AM »
2. Does the ends justify the means?
Cordelia may seem like a monster, but from a wider perspective - she has arguably done a lot of good. Eliminating and neutralizing 3 serial killers which the police had failed to catch would have saved countless lives. Sure, she killed a FBI agent and hurt another but isn't this outweighed by the good she's done. Consider the possibilities of her powers in the future.

Cordelia really has no moral highground in this.

Her notes makes it clear that she has developed a full-on Light Yagami complex, except that she has taken that step that Light himself only toyed with the thought of taking; namely killing people for being "lazy".

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Re: Episode 3: Feedback and Thoughts
« Reply #62 on: May 24, 2013, 12:00:45 PM »
pardon my ignorance, but what's a Yagami complex?

edit: Also,welcome to the forums :D
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Re: Episode 3: Feedback and Thoughts
« Reply #64 on: May 24, 2013, 12:05:24 PM »
Ah, it's anime related, no wonder I didn't get the reference, not an Anime fan in general :P

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Re: Episode 3: Feedback and Thoughts
« Reply #65 on: May 24, 2013, 12:19:09 PM »
It's a bit more complicated than them being "lazy", at least to Cordelia. From where she stands, she tried to get their help to save her brother, they did nothing, and he died.

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Re: Episode 3: Feedback and Thoughts
« Reply #66 on: May 24, 2013, 01:25:27 PM »
Yeah, her motivation for targeting Davis and McAdams is pretty clear cut: she is out for revenge. But John? Besides talking to her that one time John was not involved with the case, and she even notices that he was helpful, but in her notes she mentions she is tempted to go after him because he is kind of a slob.

Any ways; Thanks for the welcome :)
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Re: Episode 3: Feedback and Thoughts
« Reply #67 on: May 24, 2013, 01:58:11 PM »
Well.. John was a bit of a jerk to her, he was more distracted watching the game than he was in actually helping her

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Re: Episode 3: Feedback and Thoughts
« Reply #68 on: May 24, 2013, 06:25:15 PM »
Just finished episode 3, i just recently learned of cognition, and played all 3 available episodes. I have to say its one of the best games of this type i have played in recent years, and i will definetely get ep 4 and will be now keeping my eye for games from POS. In fact I hope Erica Reed gets more cases to solve in the coming years! Way to go guys. P.S. I already greenlighted you in steam, despite i got ep 1 and 2 from adventure shop and 3 directly from you.

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Re: Episode 3: Feedback and Thoughts
« Reply #69 on: May 24, 2013, 06:31:11 PM »
Great to hear you loved the game, leovor  ;D

And welcome to the forums! Hope we get to see more of you

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Re: Episode 3: Feedback and Thoughts
« Reply #70 on: May 24, 2013, 07:23:42 PM »
Thinking about Cognition again, I find Rose highly suspicious. There are several hints that point to this:

1. Extreme accuracy in nurturing Cognitive abilities
I don't see how she's able to do this unless her Cognitive talent is to an A+ skill in teaching. Most likely, she herself has wide ranging Cognitive abilities. Only someone with such abilities would be able to mentor both Cordelia and Erica on controlling and expanding their Cognition talents within the spans of a few sessions on the couch. Either that or she must be involved in a Psion Group that have documented their shared experiences over decades.

2. Cordelia post-release
Currently, what happened to Cordelia after being released by the police and present time is left for Ep4. Presumably, she must have gone after Max's killer and managed to subdue him not long after a certain incident. What's left unsaid, though more than likely to happen would be more sessions with 'Rose'. I'm sure that during these sessions, Cordelia would have mentioned Erica many times. For 'Rose' to just conveniently forget to tell Erica about Cordelia means that Rose is hiding something.

Further, wouldn't have Rose continued to keep in touch with Cordelia? Since she has some knowledge of cases in Ep1-2 from both John and Erica and was asked to help out with the La Pendu and some other matters, it's hard to see how she's not involved in the whole mess. In fact, isn't it funny that the hint system not puts Rose in the driving wheel? How could she know so much, if she was an innocent?

3. Encouraging Erica to stay at the Enthon Towers
Rose specifically encouraged Erica to stay at Enthon Towers saying that John was in danger. Was this true? And how would she know unless she either had Cognitive powers of her own or was fully aware of how dangerous Cordelia had become?

Just some thoughts and speculations :)

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Re: Episode 3: Feedback and Thoughts
« Reply #71 on: May 25, 2013, 04:53:03 AM »
Just finished episode 3, i just recently learned of cognition, and played all 3 available episodes. I have to say its one of the best games of this type i have played in recent years, and i will definetely get ep 4 and will be now keeping my eye for games from POS. In fact I hope Erica Reed gets more cases to solve in the coming years! Way to go guys. P.S. I already greenlighted you in steam, despite i got ep 1 and 2 from adventure shop and 3 directly from you.
I agree with you so much, I really like game and Erica is one of the best heroines in my opinion. I LOVE her :)
I would really like to play more games with her as a lead character.

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Re: Episode 3: Feedback and Thoughts
« Reply #72 on: May 25, 2013, 04:58:39 AM »
agewisdom - you have a point there. I also think that Rose is a suspicious character. She knows too much and keeps secrets.

But I disagree about the hint system - because if it makes her look suspicious, then Brian Reed is also suspicious because he also knows too much to help Erica in her quest.
In my opinion, Rose is a psion and has very stong powers. But she doesn't admit it.

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Re: Episode 3: Feedback and Thoughts
« Reply #73 on: May 25, 2013, 05:42:44 AM »
b-b-but she's momma Rose! D:

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Re: Episode 3: Feedback and Thoughts
« Reply #74 on: May 25, 2013, 07:08:14 AM »
I know! What do people have against her all of a sudden?

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Re: Episode 3: Feedback and Thoughts
« Reply #75 on: May 25, 2013, 07:11:05 AM »
well they do say it's the one you least suspect, so.... IT MUST BE AGENT MARGO! SHE'S BEEN OUT HAVING BABY KEVIN FOR TOO LONG!

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Re: Episode 3: Feedback and Thoughts
« Reply #76 on: May 25, 2013, 08:11:16 AM »
What does that even mean anyway? "She's out having baby Kevin."

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Re: Episode 3: Feedback and Thoughts
« Reply #77 on: May 25, 2013, 08:29:29 AM »
that she's expecting of course

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Re: Episode 3: Feedback and Thoughts
« Reply #78 on: May 25, 2013, 09:31:37 AM »
What does that even mean anyway? "She's out having baby Kevin."


It was just another shout out to one of the Cognition supporters.

In this case it was a tribute to LPer Toegoff's mom, Margo. In his LP of Cognition, he talked about how it happened. His name is Kevin, so he got a passing reference in the game, too, when they mentioned "baby" Kevin.

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Re: Episode 3: Feedback and Thoughts
« Reply #79 on: May 25, 2013, 09:40:07 AM »
Oh yeah I remember hearing that in toegoff's LP

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