Questions tagged [metal-gear-solid]

For questions about the science fiction or fantasy aspects of Metal Gear Solid, a video game that is part of the Metal Gear series. It was released in 1998.

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In Metal Gear Solid 2, why is “privacy guaranteed”?

Otacon: Everything’s going okay? Snake: The stealth camo’s busted. Landing impact. Otacon: We must have overused it. Sorry, but you’re going to have to deal with it. You’re not in the military ...
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What does this Metal Gear Solid boot-screen depict?

This boot screen is seen at the start of the Metal Gear Solid: HD Collection: PS Vita edition. I can't make out what the picture is supposed to be.
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Is the Nocturnus song "Subterranean Infiltrator" about Metal Gear, or is it actually set in its universe?

Thresholds, the 1992 sophomore release by the progressive death metal band Nocturnus, contains a song "Subterranean Infiltrator", which Wikipedia claims is about the Metal Gear video game ...
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Was Senator Armstrong's plan intended to work?

So, obviously his plan wouldn't have worked in "real life." Most succinctly, it's a clear example of the Broken Window Fallacy. Dozens of arguments exist for why it would be a bad idea, fine, I accept ...
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Why is Raiden's Muramasa able to cut through anything?

I know Raiden (from 'Metal Gear Revengeance') has a sword that can cut through anything but I wanted to know what the underlying justification was for this ability? What technology allows his blade ...
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Can Solid Snake See via the Codec?

In Metal Gear Solid, Solid Snake remarks that he didn't expect a designer of world-class technology to be so cute. How could he notice she was cute if the codec directly stimulates the bones of the ...