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The other TRON game [on hold]

I'm looking for a computer version of the OTHER TRON game from the original film. Not the light cycle one, but the one played with discs on a circular light platform. If the contestants fail to catch ...
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In Professor Layton vs. Phoenix Wright what is responsible for the car accident?

The game starts with a car accident taking place in the middle of nowhere, probably within the walking distance from London. It is heavily implied to have been caused by witches magic making the ...
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Ender's Game simulator real game? [closed]

I have read ender's game almost 6 times now, and apart from the mastery of the entire book, I always get intrigued by the simulator. I know there is probably no such game that is exactly like it, but ...
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In Wolf Among Us what is the significance of the cigarettes found throughout the game

There are a number of cigarette butts found throughout the game. The always seem to be "Huff and Puff" brand, and are left near important events. Bigby also appears to smoke that brand. Nerrisa at ...
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Looking for the name of a sci-fi/fantasy video game?

I'm not sure if somebody will have the answer to this one, but I rented a video game from my local blockbuster when I was much younger. It was likely on the PS2 or that generation of consoles, and ...
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Why would Sevestapol have a lot of panels that need to be cut open in an emergency?

The game Alien Isolation frequently uses control panels and sometimes ducts that need to be cut open with a plasma torch. Always painted on these panels is "Cut open in case of emergency" or some such ...
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In Homeworld, was their solar system under surveillance?

Khar-Selim was deployed to assist and resupply the mothership, soon after it was deployed, they were attacked and destroyed by the Turanic Raiders which seemed to be under control of the Taidan fleet. ...
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In Homeworld, how the people of Kharak forget where they came from?

I remember of playing homeworld when I was younger. I read the whole history but there is a small detail that escaped me: They found the ancient ship in the desert, which was the clue to prove they ...
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Shadow of Mordor - Celebrimbor and The One Ring

Near the end of Shadow of Mordor, My question is did Celebrimbor ever
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Resident Evil S.T.A.R.S

What are the positions in the S.T.A.R.S Team and what do they mean? For example jill valentine was the B&E specialist.
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How does one become a Lantern (kind of)

OK, so recently I've been playing Lego Batman 3: Beyond Gotham, and yes I know that Lego games aren't always perfect in maintaining cannon but they are usually pretty good so if this is completely ...
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Resident evil Equipment

In the Resident Evil game "Resident Evil 6" and the movie "Resident Evil Damnation", Chris and Leon have two vials on their chest rigs. What's in them?
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Differences between anti-bioterrorism organizations in the resident evil universe

What is the difference between the anti-bioterrorism organizations in the resident evil universe [BSA,D.S.O,TerraSave]?
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Organisations in Resident Evil Universe [duplicate]

Is it possible to be part of more than one anti-bioterrorism organization [BSA,D.S.O,TerraSave]? And is there a in universe example?
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Majora's Mask: Does the moon feel emotion?

In Majora's Mask, the scary-faced moon is always present overhead, looking down on Clocktown menacingly. Obviously, a standard moon does not show emotion, but this is no standard moon. One of the ...
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Is Using a Portal the Same as Teleporting [closed]

This question stems from the game portal and some scifi concepts of Teleporting. The question stemmed from an office conversation following everyone seeing the internet meme of a guy licking his ...
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How did the Space Pirates gain access to Metroid Prime?

At the end of Metroid Prime We can see in several places that the Space Pirates were unable to enter the crater's interior, though they knew something was in there. Investigations into a ...
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Trying to remember a Tandy CoCo 2 point-and-click adventure game involving time travel within a museum

I have horribly vague memories of this, but lasting ones. I played it on a Radio Shack Tandy Color Computer 2 (maybe the CoCo 3, but I think it was the CoCo 2). It was a point-and-click adventure ...
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Warlords of Draenor: Status of Doomhammer

Not sure if this would be a lore question or a straight-up game question, but I'll start here (feel free to move if needed). I don't think any of it is spoilerish, but if so tag it up for me as you ...
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If writing in a Descriptive Book simply links to an age, then how does editing that book change the linked age?

In both the books and games of the Myst series, it is established that Descriptive Books do not create worlds, but simply link to already created worlds. If this is true, then wouldn't editing a ...
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Is there any meaningful material in “Witcher” canon that requires playing games?

The Witcher is a multimedia franchise of books, video games, television series, and movies based around the written works of Polish author Andrzej Sapkowski. - Wikia I'm interested in trying out ...
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What does Gear and Cog mean?

In the game Gears of War, Soldiers are referred to as Gears while the military group they serve is referred to as the Cog. My dad asked me the meaning of these when he was playing, I told them that ...
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How did Regret get the coordinates of Earth?

In the beginning of Halo 2, Regret invaded the Earth to grab a human (because only humans could activate Halo weapon array as per designs of Forerunner). In Halo: Combat Evolved, Covenant didn't know ...
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What characters (race/class) are shown in the original (Vanilla) World Of Warcraft Cinematic Trailer?

In the original (Vanilla) World Of Warcraft Cinematic Trailer, the one that plays every time the game starts up, the one we have all watched many times, there are different characters each doing ...
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Star Control 2: What are the rules of Frungy?

In the sci-fi game Star Control 2, the aliens known as the Zoq Fot Pik frequently mentioned a game/sport called "Frungy" (which they called the "Sport of Kings"). Were any of the rules or any other ...
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Would Princess Garnet's summoner horn being forcibly removed make her a less powerful summoner?

In Final Fantasy IX, Princess Garnet was a summoner with her horn removed. Wouldn't she not be as powerful of a summoner as Eiko, who is essentially her cousin?
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In what game do you play a knight fighting skeletons in a cemetery at night?

Trying to find a game I played as a kid, most likely on a PS2 (99% sure). It's an old game where, I believe, you play as a knight, and during the first few levels it is night time and you fight ...
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Need help finding a book

Need help finding a book, my memory is very garbled so i apologise in advance. I remember reading in the distant past, a book with beginning with the word E, not too sure if the word was equinox. But ...
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Where did the Flipendo and Skurge spells come from?

In the Harry Potter games, there are several spells like Flipendo and Skurge which I don’t remember seeing in the books or movies. Were they actually used in the books and movies and I didn’t notice, ...
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In Dead Space, what exactly is the marker, who built it and how is it turning people to monsters?

I played through the first two games but I didn't really understand the plot. I was more interested in shooting and stomping. I never really got how the marker was important and why some people were ...
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What is the meaning behind the “Turret Opera” at the end of Portal 2?

What is the meaning behind this scene in the game? Surely there is more meaning to it than just what we see. Add spoiler tags if necessary. If this is better suited for Arqade SO please let me know ...
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How can the Venom symbiote live off Electro?

In the video game Spider-Man: Web of Shadows, the Venom symbiote spreads all over New York City, infecting some of Spider-Man's villains; one of these is Electro. His boss battle requires you fight ...
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Why the popular refrence to zombies eating brains, when it's very rare to see zombies eating brains? [closed]

I was thinking, you see references to zombies eating brains constantly. Yet even in the movies/games in which they mention zombies eating brains, zombies are much more likely to eat other body parts, ...
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In Call of Duty Ghosts is Riley mind controlled or given orders?

in Call of Duty Ghosts, there is a dog that's named Riley, and I can't figure it out how the dog acts to commands given?
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In Batman: Arkham City, does Batman already know about the Lazarus Pit? (Spoilers)

After rescuing Mr. Freeze, Batman, Freeze, and Oracle agree that they need Ra's al Ghul's blood to cure the Titan virus. It seems from this conversation that Batman and Oracle know about the Lazarus ...
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What is Winston Zeddemore's doctorate in?

On the Wiki page for Winston Zeddemore it implies he has a Doctorate (which is started studying for sometime after the second film) As previously mentioned, Ernie Hudson reprised his role as ...
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What led Cain to suspect impending doom after the events of Diablo II: Lord of Destruction, but before Diablo III?

I'm reading Diablo III: The Order right now, and the book begins post-D2, pre-D3, in The Borderlands as Cain is searching ruins for answers/clues to the coming darkness which would ultimately result ...
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Book Ident.? About kids getting sucked into video game

The book starts with the main character (a boy) living, I think it's like a foster home or boarding school. He doesn't have much money, however he manages to get ahold of a video game. This video game ...
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Ancient-Humanity true purpose in the Human-Forerunner war

I just watched the Halo 4 terminals and one of them call my attention, I think the name is "Charum Hakkor" where the Lord of Admirals attacks a Forerunner planet because there was a flood infestation, ...
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Were both of Jodie's parents linked to Entities?

In the video game Beyond: Two Souls, there's some mention of Jodie's parents both having psychic/supernatural mental abilities. In one scene, we see her mother move a cup using these abilities. But ...
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What's this logo tattooed on the bottom of a thug's foot?

I noticed a logo tattooed on a Blackgate thug's foot in a Batman: Arkham Asylum (PC) predator challenge. Does it signify some organization in the DC universe, or is it something else entirely? I was ...
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Has there ever been a video game based on Flash Gordon?

None are listed on Wikipedia. I'm not talking about pinball games with a Flash Gordon theme; I've seen those. I mean a game where you get to be Flash, or ally with him, or be on his team or ...
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Why did the Universal Translator fail to decipher Gorn?

In Star Trek video game (2013), which displays events of the new timeline, Spock told Kirk before mind-melding with a Gorn that it was necessary because Uhura was unable to decipher the Gorn's ...
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If Haytham was a templar, then why the marking of the Creed on his hand armor?

In Assassin's Creed 3 video game, Connor's father Haythem Kenway, was a templar till the End. But we see that his hand armor bears the mark of the Assassin Brotherhood/Creed. Why would a Templar ...
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Where is the Old One?

In the video game Demon's Souls, you must face the Old One, who is presumably the entity mentioned in the opening: On the second day, upon Earth was planted an irrevocable poison A ...
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Do the different branches of the Brotherhood of Steel ever come into contact?

In the intro of Fallout:Brotherhood of Steel it states that there was a disagreement in the brotherhood and that the minority lost and were sent East to investigate. This effectively cut the BOS into ...
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In the Alan Wake video game, is Bright Falls based on anywhere real?

I just played the Alan Wake game (more correctly, for the fourth time) and begin to question whether the town of Bright Falls, around which most of the game is set, and all it's mystery is based on ...
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How was Cortana going to detonate In Amber Clad's reactor?

In the beginning of High Charity level of Halo 2: Cortana: "That structure, at the center of the city... it's a Forerunner Ship! And Truth is heading straight for it! If he leads the Covenant ...
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Why didn't the Portal Gun fail to create a Portal on the Moon?

In the end of Portal 2, I fired the portal gun to the Moon. And it worked, which created a quantum tunnel between Moon's surface and Floor below Wheatley - sucking Wheatley out into space. Throughout ...
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How powerful is Cody Travers?

How strong is Cody from the Final Fight and Street Fighter universe within the canon of its lore? Cody is a character who has been shown to perform supernatural feats of strength, such as demolishing ...