Loved the game, but this one thing annoyed me.... *spoilers*

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3 years ago#1
At the end when Edge looks directly into the camera and talks to you.... It's just so bizarre and silly. What do you guys think about it?
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3 years ago#2
You're not the only one. A lot of us didn't like it either.
3 years ago#3
http://www.thewilloftheancients.com/articles/divine-visitor-theory

there are a lot of different theories about it.
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3 years ago#4
Yep, "silly" is a good word for it. As mentioned in another thread, breaking the fourth wall in a dramatic story is as fundamental an error as using deus ex machina or forgetting to give your characters personality.

Given the very high quality of the rest of the story, I think this is a casualty of PDS's development being rushed towards the end. Sometimes game developers need to put something in that they know is bad just so that they can get something out at all.

On the bright side, due to the rest of the story being so well-constructed, it's no problem for me to imagine my own ending to the game.
3 years ago#5
So is the ending "bad", or more just "creative/comedic and different" I cant decide
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3 years ago#6
I for one think it's kind of neat to conceptualize myself, the player, as somehow possessing the protagonist in a videogame.
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3 years ago#7
It didn't really bother me much, it just caught me off guard a little bit. Didn't decrease my enjoyment of the game in the least; still one of the best gaming experiences and will never be duplicated. Same concept happens in Baten Kaitos, and that's a great RPG also.
3 years ago#8
I thought it was something along the lines of Metal Gear, a very interesting touch. The Panzer Dragoon world is basically a computer simulation.
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