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Title: Just finished Ep. 2! Thoughts
Post by: mythosopher on November 10, 2010, 02:17:43 PM
First and foremost, again, Episode 2 awed me with its beauty, its adherence to the true heart of the KQ narrative, etc.  I have a few thoughts that just simply popped into my head during/after:

There have been mentions and general connections to
villains of the other 7 "more traditional" KQ games (i.e. not MoE).  The exception being any villain from KQ1.  Personally, I think it'd be nice to to make a connection to "the Enchanter" who is mentioned vaguely a few times in one or two games, or perhaps the witch in the gingerbread house, who I believe is named "Dahlia" by the KQ Companions.

Crispin from V.  Genesta from IV.  Oracle from III.  Rando Fairie Near the Church in II. 
Silver Cloaks?  Please let the answer be a yes.  Haven't thought of any possible Silver Cloaks from I, VI, or VII.  Suggestions?

I've heard that Cedric the Owl will not be making an appearance.  Could there at least be a reference to what he's up to?  e.g. Still mozy-ing about in Serenia with Crispin.  I'd be content if the reference was even just in the Four Winds.

The Winged Ones are a bit haughtier than they were in VI.  I knew they were always prideful and considered themselves "purer" than humans, but they seem to act with a bit more disdain this time around.

I can only assume the main baddie is
Shadrack.

Who is this
Ranger guy
?  And concerning what that person tells Graham later:
Technically, the Zodiac contained 13 signs until it was reduced to 12.  http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ophiuchus_%28astrology%29  So if you can throw that name in somehow, as one of the Silver Cloaks, I'd actually die from love of this plot line.  Or the name of the Ranger.  Or a Silver Cloak who went rogue.  Whatever.

Regarding dreams:
How does the plot and dreams tie in with the dream-related plot devices from VII?

And finally, regarding Valenice:
I'm disappointed that the writers would consider her weak enough to consider suicide.  She's quiet, but strong, just like Alexander.  I hope that we find out that she's being driven crazy by her dreams, haunted by Hagatha, and she believes she's trapped in that tower again, and that would explain why she'd try jumping (i.e. from "the tower" rather than from Castle Crown.

Mmmmkay, I think that's all I got.  I'll edit if I think of more. :)  Thanks again for all of your hard work Phoenix Online Studios, and I cannot wait until Ep. 3 is released!
Title: Re: Just finished Ep. 2! Thoughts
Post by: wilco64256 on November 10, 2010, 02:36:04 PM
There will be no Spriggans in this game.
Title: Re: Just finished Ep. 2! Thoughts
Post by: KatieHal on November 10, 2010, 02:41:50 PM
Re: Valanice. Yes, it is out of character for her--we're actually quite aware of that. You aren't the only one wondering what's going on with her...and among those who are wondering, Graham's quite high on the list!

Glad you're enjoying the game! And as for your burning questions, well, as we say around here:  :suffer:
Title: Re: Just finished Ep. 2! Thoughts
Post by: mythosopher on November 10, 2010, 02:55:13 PM
Re: Valanice. Yes, it is out of character for her--we're actually quite aware of that. You aren't the only one wondering what's going on with her...and among those who are wondering, Graham's quite high on the list!

Aha, good!  It comforts me that the Studios isn't altering her character! :)

Another thought:  I'd like an update on that horrible wench that walked all over Beauty in VI.  Please let there be some update in the Four Winds that she went bankrupt and now works in Beast's castle as a cleaning servant, or some other equally as just. MMMMMkay, great!  ;D

I hope Hakim the Pawne Shoppe Owner will be introduce again at SOME time, right?!

I realize these are questions to the winds and no responses will be given.  But it'd at least like to plant these questions in everyone else's head too.  Misery loves company.  ;)
Title: Re: Just finished Ep. 2! Thoughts
Post by: Arkillian on November 15, 2010, 02:56:40 PM
I'm picking Alexander will be a Silver cloak in the very end- He is dabbling with magic, but I think he's also the one the Shadows have taken. What I'd like to know is what's Rosella's role-perhaps she's playable

There's a few theories I have, like who the caped guy is. I don't want to think about it too much- I find that spoils the surprise for me :) I am dying to know who the caped guy is and if I'm right :)
Title: Re: Just finished Ep. 2! Thoughts
Post by: tessspoon on November 15, 2010, 03:30:21 PM
I'm picking Alexander will be a Silver cloak in the very end- He is dabbling with magic, but I think he's also the one the Shadows have taken. What I'd like to know is what's Rosella's role-perhaps she's playable
Only Graham's playable. Originally you would play as Graham, Rosella, and Alexander, but the latter two got cut :(

Warning: following is from past spoilers and not actually released in the game.
It was also planned that Rosella would be able to do time magic... "Thou art a weaver of time. Yet thy awareness of the magnificent power time hath is weak, and needs to be awakened. What may seem casualty to thou, may have been a deliberate action."
Don't remember if it was said if that got cut too or not...
Title: Re: Just finished Ep. 2! Thoughts
Post by: Arkillian on November 15, 2010, 03:33:38 PM
Oh, sorry- there was a bit of exposition that I had some problems keeping up with. I think maybe it was a bit too much information at once for me and I could've used finding it out myself manually. IT was probably all in there ^^;
Title: Re: Just finished Ep. 2! Thoughts
Post by: tessspoon on November 15, 2010, 03:45:27 PM
Oh, sorry- there was a bit of exposition that I had some problems keeping up with. I think maybe it was a bit too much information at once for me and I could've used finding it out myself manually. IT was probably all in there ^^;
Oh, sorry, the spoiler bit isn't actually in the episodes, just what I've picked up from released bits of info on the forums and chats over the years. I should have mentioned that; I'll go edit it.

(Posted on: November 15, 2010, 06:37:13 PM)


This also isn't the thread I was thinking it was... :-\
Title: Re: Just finished Ep. 2! Thoughts
Post by: Arkillian on November 15, 2010, 03:54:14 PM
Oh! OK, I'm glad that there are plans of her future awesomeness then! I can see her having those abilities :) It'd be really cool to have a game with the whole family involved for once rather than just 1 or 2 while the rest are sick, captured or unconscious. I know it's bad for the twins now, btu if it becomes a whole family event, that'd be epic :D