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    Author: Nur_ein_tier 
    email: dr.michael.kaufman@gmail.com
    version 1.2
    date: 8/19/12
    website: http://www.alchemillahospital.net
    Alchemilla Hospital, formerly Valtiel's Silent Hill Site
    I...............Easter Eggs/References
    ---------------Version Notes------------------
    v1.0: I am trying to gather all the references here. Then I will get to other 
    things like plot themes, as well, I hope, as well as more information on
    locating the easter eggs and references. 
    v1.1: Added a few minor details to a few things, like song titles where I 
    just mentioned "music" before. I will talk more about plot and endings once
    I play through more and get them all! Also planning to organize things a
    bit better in future versions.
    v1.2: Added to the references. I've been waiting for the patch to come out
    for PS3 and haven't really played through a whole lot, I'd like the game
    to run more smoothly before I try to look for any more details...
    Juke Box
    In the diner, you can get some money out of the cash register and use it 
    on the jukebox to play the theme from the first game. The juke box also
    resembles the juke box in the hotel in SH2. The coins can also come in 
    handy in other parts of the games.
    The DJ
    When talking to you, the DJ plays a few songs from previous games.
    While these also are related to at least one of the bosses, they
     do remind me of Alessa, and the wheelchairs scattered throughout the other 
    games, especially SH1 and SH3. Of course, SH4 had wheelchairs as enemies,
    and the doll in the wheelchair, too.
    The Radio
    The first gas station radio plays "Magdalene" from SH2, but only a few bars.
    On the topic of radios, sort of, there is a walkie talkie on the table in 
    the diner. In Silent Hill 1, a diner is the first building you're in, where
    the game really starts, and you find a radio on the table. In Downpour, you
    come to a diner and there is a walkie talkie. 
    TVs were also pretty important in previous games. There is one in the diner
    basement that Murphy can interact with. It just plays static, but even this
    could be a reference to the radio in earlier games. 
    In previous titles, there were a lot of dogs, many of them either 
    dead or they were enemies. There was a disembodied dog head under 
    the basketball court in SH1, dog enemies in 1/3/4/SHH, and a lot 
    of dog references in SHSM (Cheryl's pet dog, the dog run over by
    Harry, the dog toys, etc.)
    In Downpour, Murphy passes a "Have you seen this dog?" poster 
    in the beginning of the game, on a gas station wall. It also 
    brings to mind the missing cat poster in SHSM. In the hotel, 
    there is a dead dog laid out on one of the beds right before 
    you get to the room with the safe. This is also reminiscent 
    of the dead dog in the restaurant in SH3. Later, you see a 
    dog in a police car that is killed by a monster. 
    Silent Hill 4
    In Pearl Creek apartments, one of the rooms is exactly like 
    Henry's room, complete with the chained-up door.
    Murphy's cell number is 302, which was also Henry's apartment 
    Silent Hill 1
    There is a Queen Burger, and there is an Agloaphotis reference
    in a side mission. 
    Silent Hill 2
    A flyer in Devil's Pit asks, Hey kids, is Silent Hill a special 
    place for you? Reference is to Silent Hill being James' and 
    Mary's "special place."
    There is a Welcome to Shepherd's Glen picture.
    There is a book in the library by someone named Holloway, a 
    reference to Elle and the judge.
    There is also a Homecoming save logo thing in the Otherworld 
    St Maria's, on a bell.
    One of the prisoners in the Dead Man's Hand sidequest resembles
    Adam Shepherd. Additionally, there was a dead man's hand in 
    the first game's science lab.
    Shattered Memories
    In the theater, there are posters that were playing in the 
    Cinema in Shattered Memories. Shattered Memories had four 
    possible movies playing, and the movie playing changed based
    on your actions in the game.
    "Demon Samael"
    There is an image of the last boss from SH1 labeled "demon 
    Samael" in the Centennial building. Of course, it is implied that
    this boss isn't really Samael. The same boss is also referenced
    in Shattered Memories. In the school, one of the possible images
    on the projector is the SH1 final boss. 
    Shepherd House
    A picture of this is also in the Centennial Building.
    Real people
    MENTON3: A newspaper clipping mentions a tourist named Menton, 
    referring to Menton3 who illustrated the Past Life comics. 
    RYALL: The name of the prison is taken from Chris Ryall, who 
    worked on Past Life, as well. 
    ROBERT BLOCH: Some of the orphanage notes are signed by a 
    Roberta Bloch. There was a street in SH1 named after Bloch, 
    as well. He is the author of Psycho. It is probably also a 
    reference to the character of the same name in the film 
    From Beyond, but given the existence of Bloch St. in SH1, 
    I'd say it's a reference to both. 
    Surprise ending
    Contains various characters from SH2 and SH3. This is
    obtained by completing the Digging up the past sidequest 
    your second time through the game.
    Queen Burger
    This fast food joint also appeared in the first game. 
    It's also a reference to Burger King.
    There is a painting of a girl dressed like Alessa in one
    of the rooms in the hotel. It is titled "When you lose
    someone you love." It's hanging on a wall above a bed.
    Law & Order: SVU
    Sewell, the prison guard you meet right in the beginning 
    of the game, bears a large resemblance to Detective Stabler, 
    played by Christopher Meloni in Law & Order: Special Victims 
    Additionally, a memo regarding Murphy's son mentioned an 
    Elliot Benson. The two main detectives on SVU are named 
    Olivia Benson and Elliot Stabler. It's also worth mentioning 
    that in Silent Hill: Shattered Memories, one of Cybil's looks 
    bears a strong resemblance to Detective Benson (Mariska Hargitay) 
    from SVU. 
    The name "Napier" could be a reference to the Joker 
    from Batman, whose real name was Jack Napier. 
    "Born Free" playing in the diner level could be a reference to the 
    show, which is likely because Daniel Licht is known for his work
    on Dexter. However,it could also be just a reference to Murphy
    being in prison.
    Past Life
    The Silent Hill Past Life comics have tie-ins with the game, and 
    were both written by Tom Waltz. Howard appears in the comics
    as well as in the game.
    Murphy can flush toilets, probably to bring to mind the 
    importance of bathrooms in previous games. SH2 starts in a bathroom, 
    and James reaches into one to get a wallet. There is a bathroom 
    easter egg in SH3. Henry isn't "brave enough" to check out his own 
    toilet in SH4, etc. Bathrooms are also pretty important in the first
    game, because Harry finds a lot of items in them, like shotgun, ammo,
    puzzle items, and one of the bathrooms in the school works like an
    elevator. Heather refuses to stick her hand in the toilet, and also
    finds items in bathrooms. Besides Henry's own toilet, there's the
    mannequin thing holding a coin in the subway toilet, and Henry
    spends the first half of the game using the bathroom hole in the
    wall to transport to different areas. 
    In the Making of Silent Hill 2, toilets are said to be important
    in Japanese horror. That's why that game starts off in the toilets.
    It also mentions that the toilets were the first area modeled for
    the game. The James/toilet scene later in the game has become 
    infamous, since no other characters would stick their hand in a 
    nasty toilet. 
    Roger Howarth
    Murphy bears a striking resemblance to actor Roger Howarth, an actor 
    who's appeared in many tv shows (mainly soap operas) and played Todd Manning 
    on One Life to Live and then the same character on General Hospital, 
    described by wikipedia as "often selfish and acting the villain but 
    also compassionate and devoted to protecting his loved ones." 
    One Flew over the Cuckoo's Nest
    A novel by Ken Kesey set in a mental asylum. The main character's last 
    name is McMurphy, and the institution is called Pendleton.
    This is an important theme, but I will add more later. 
    Secret messages
    Usually, the loading screen shows normal hints about enemies, items,
    and so on, but sometimes it shows creepy messages:
        * Everyone knows what you did.
        * They're in the room. You just cant see them.
        * Stop lying.
        * They never loved you.
        * Are you sure you're alone?
        * She's lying to you.
        * STOP DOING THAT!
        * I know you're lying.
        * It knows you're alone. 
    Bonus Weapons
    The following codes can be used on the green lockers in the 
    game to obtain bonus wepaons.
        * Unlock Nail Gun and Double Headed Axe: 171678
        * Unlock .45 Pistol and Baseball Bat: 353479
        * Unlock Rifle and Golf Club: 911977 
    Prison Break
    from Anthony Bregante: 
    "One Easter egg I found that I didn't see in the guide was 
    the Psychological Report found in the prison. It references 
    a  Dr. Wayne Sara,which is a shout out to the actress Sara 
    Wayne Callies who played Dr. Sara Tancredi on Prisonbreak."
    Early Residents
    of Devil's Pit
    Did you know that Native Americans used to call Silent Hill home? 
    Anthropologists know this because of the various artifacts found here, 
    specifically in the cave systems surrounding Devil's Pit! A number of 
    these relics indicate ceremonies being held for the deity Kwekwaxawe, 
    suggesting his importance to the people here. In fact, one of the names 
    given to this area was "Kwekwaxawe Kanesda" - "Nest of the Raven"
    Voyeur's Notes (found on table in Devil's Pitstop basement)
    Room 5B -
    - Returned to room at 7:51 PM. Showered.
    - 8:10 PM (shampooed hair 2X). In bed.
    - 8:42 PM w/ pink nighty and no panties! Lights off at 9:23 PM after 
    reading (fashion magazine) and drinking a glass of wine (cheap zinfandel).
    Room 102 -
    - Ordered room service at 5:32 PM (house special fried chicken 
    dinner w/ milk). Ate half while watching news program, then put 
    tray outside door @ 7:10 PM.
    Clipped tonails until 7:32 PM (left clippings on floor).
    Watched TV rest of night until bedtime (10:35 PM).
    Wore oversized men's button up (sheer!)
    Room 6A -
    - Shaved legs(!!) at 8:20 PM in bathtub.
    In bed by 9:30 PM (sleeps nude). Snores loudly.
    Room 103 -
    Long phone call to a boyfriend(?) ended at 5:22 PM (argued the entire 
    time). Cried herself to sleep.
    Train Accident Article (Found in mines.)
    Train accident at Devil's Pit causes death of 8 children
    by Wally Thompson, Staff Writer
    "In what Silent Hill law enforcement officials are calling an unprecedented 
    tragedy, 8 children were killed last night when the tour train in which 
    they were riding derailed in the Devil's Pit mines.
    Witnesses claimed by JP Sater, the train's operator, was visibly 
    intoxicated at the time of the accident, and that negligence on his part 
    may have led to the derailment.
    "The train guy was drunk," said Phillip Menton, a tourist from Chicago. 
    "He was belligerent to everyone, even the kids. There was no way he 
    should have been operating anything"
    "We've just begun investigating this terrible accident and it's far 
    too soon to speculate on anything." Detective Edward Rogers told reporter 
    this morning. "Rest assured, we will utilize all available police resources 
    and personnel to uncover the cause."
    The Silent Hill Tourism Authority has shut down all Devil's Pit operations 
    indefinitely, and has released the following statement: "We are saddened by 
    the horrific accident involving the tourist train at our facilities, and we 
    pledge to fully cooperate with law enforcement officials in all aspects of 
    their investigation."
    Wilkes' Poem (outside train station)
    Beneath the slate burns wicked ash,
    And the children cry for blood.
    Outside, the fir trees blow
    In a wind that knows not what happened here.
    Or that Toluca's subterranean claws
    Seed blood. Always blood.
    - Wilkes
    Charlie Pendleton
    (617) 555 - 4475
    Boston Police Report (Hillside; Found on police station floor)
    Boston Police Department
    Case Number: MA 0/814/1/969
    Incident: Vehicle Theft
    Reporting Officer: Sergeant Matthew Baker
    Date of report: Feb. 26 [XXXX]
    At about 2240 hours on 2/25 suspect  was observed by a number 
    of witnesses (see Appendix A) at 4050... Bromfield Road forcibly entering a 
    parked police cruiser (Appendix B). Suspect was then able to start the vehicle 
    and depart the scene in a reckless manner, approaching surface street speeds 
    far in excess of the posted limits.
    At approximately 2245 hours, patrol officers in the area, as well as Air 
    Assets from the Sherrif's Department, answered the stolen vehicle call from 
    dispatch and becan pursuit of the suspect. At 2310 hours, Suspect exited onto 
    Interstate 94 (southbound) on Route 5 off-ramp. 
    The suspect continued southbound 
    on Interstate 94 at excessive speeds, and pursuing officers maintained a 
    safe distance to reduce colliateral risk to nearby civilians.
    At approxinately 0820 hours on 2/26 the suspect crossed the state line into 
    Ashfield and exited onto surface streets. At that time, local officers 
    cordoned off the area to civillian traffic and dispatched road spikes. 
    The spikes disabled the stolen vehicle, bringing it to a complete stop at 
    approximately 0835 hours.
    M Baker
    Annual Felony Crime Survey (Hillside; Found in police station rear, 
    by barricade)
    From the Desk of Chief Ronald Doyle
    Annual Felony Crime Survey
    Property crime
    Dear Shithead
    I'm on to you, you junkie asshole. Next time something goes missing from 
    my apartment, you can expect the cops to come knocking on your door. 
    and if it's not them, it'll be me, and my knock is 12 gauges if you catch 
    my drift. So if you don't want an ass full of buckshot, I suggest you 
    stay the fuck away from my apartment. Last warning.
    Letter from Mother (Pearl Creek; NW corner of Lansdale and Brite)
    Mommy has made a new path for you to follow how.
    Remember the rules...
    Yellow Ribbon = Turn Left
    Red Ribbon = Turn Right
    I know you sometimes get confused, so just be a big girl and look for 
    mommy's ribbons and you'll be fine.
    Whatever you do, DON'T BREAK THE RULES! Mommy will be waiting for 
    you at home.
    Hugs and Kisses,
    Prison Riot Article (Pearl Creek)
    Today in the News
    Riot at Ryall State Prison results in four fatalities
    A full-scale riot at Ryall State Prison was finally brought under control 
    late last night after prison guards stormed the facility utilizing large 
    quantities of tear gas, riot batons, and shotguns. As of this writing, four 
    fatalities have been reported, all prisoners, whose names are being withheld.
    "After a tense stand-off with a rather brutal physical confrontation, we 
    were able to reestablish full control of the prison," 
    said Warden Glen Milton. 
    "Rest assured, we will get to the bottom of this and find out just what and, 
    most importantly, who was the cause of this unfortunate disruption to normal 
    prison operations."
    A number of guards were reported injured in the incident as well, one 
    seriously. Their names are also being withheld pending the investigation.
    Storage Space Owner's Envelope
    Aaron Ashfield
    Apartment # (8)
    (2)909 Witmer Road
    Silent Hill, 0420(7)
    Dear Mr. Rice
    October 3rd
    Dear Mr. Rice,
    The DeLalla painting in your collection needs to be in a public gallery, 
    not the private home of an eccentric recluse who selfishly hoards such 
    treasures for his sole amusement. I have tried repeatedly to get you to 
    accept my generous offer to purchase the painting, but once again you rebuff 
    me, leaving me no choice but to take drastic measures.
    It would be extremely unfortunate if certain details regarding your son's 
    suicide were made public. Give me the painting, and I'll assure you that 
    these allegations will never see the light of day. Refuse me, and face the 
    Melissa Matlan
    Matlan's Personal Notes
    How large is the map? 3x3 grid? Maybe I don't need the entire map to find 
    the treasure...
    Who has the missing paintings? (Cross-check with Art collector Quarterly. 
    Who's buying New England 19th century oils?)
    Mr. Rice (won't return calls)
    Ms. Brite [name crossed out]
    Dr. S[XXXXX] [name crossed out]
    Mr. Barker (refuses to sell)
    Mr. Strad [name crossed out]
    What do the symbols mean???
    Native American. Maybe Algonquian? Call Pat at SH Historical Soc., 
    maybe he knows?
    Ravens - Death - burial site?
    By Harold Ulysses
    Brahms - A 6-year-old boy is believed to ave been abducted by an unknown 
    kidnapper while walking home from his school yesterday afternoon. [XXXX] 
    who attends Robbins Elementary School, was last seen departing the school's 
    campus at approximately 2:30 PM. He was walking alone and no witnesses have 
    been identified at this time.
    "Right now, we have very little to go on," said detective Elliot Benson, who 
    is heading up the investigation for the Brahms Police Department. "As with any 
    suspected kidnapping, the first 48 hours are crucial, so we are asking anyine 
    who may have information about the disappearance to please call our anonymous 
    Police have been actively interviewing school employees, students, as well as 
    residents who live and work near the Robbins Elementary. As of the writing of 
    this article, the parents of the missing child remained 
    unavailable for comment.
    "As you can imagine, the parents want nothing more than the safe return of 
    their child, and all their energies are focused in that direction," Detective 
    Benson told reporters.
    A statewide AMBER Alert has been activated for [XXXXXXXXXXXXXX]. If you have 
    any information regarding his disappearance, please contact 
    the Crime Breakers Tip Line.
    Parole Status (Centennial Bulding; On entrance door)
    From: Parole Committee
    To: Glen Milton
    Subject: Prisoner Pendleton, Murphy (273A); Parole Status
    This letter is to inform you that parole has been approved for Prisoner 
    Murphy Pendleton (273A), effective June 26. Mr. Pendleton has met all
    qualifications for early release and by all accounts is a model prisoner. 
    We feel he is prepared to make the successful transition from a prisoner 
    to citizen. Further, due to the non-violent nature of his conviction, it is 
    our general opinion that he poses no physical threat/danger 
    to the general public.
    Please feel free to contact our office should you have any questions and/or 
    Judith Zaragoza
    Judith Zaragoza
    Parole Committee Chairperson
    * Filed as M-10-14, Ryall State Prison stamped 3-55147
    Status Update - Internal Investigation 
    From: Captain Bryan Handley
    To: Warden Glen Milton
    Subject: Status Update - Internal Investigation
    Per our recent conversation, my department has initiated an aggressive 
    internal investigation into the prison guard staff. In order to keep you 
    appraised of signification developments, please note that we are paying 
    particular attention to the activities, past and present, of Corrections 
    Officer George Sewell. we have received an eyewitness testimony from 
    Corrections Officer Frank Coleridge that suggests C.O. Sewell has been 
    engaged in a number of illegal activities in the course of his duties.
    Other than C.O. Coleridge's testimony, however, our evidence against 
    Sewell's alleged violations remains circumstantial at this point and 
    our investigation continues. I will keep you promptly appraised of any 
    new findings.
    B Handley
    Captain Bryan Handley
    Chief of Guards
    Prisoner Patrick Napier Memo (on a desk in the first floor archives)
    From: Warden Glen Milton
    To: Captain Bryan Handley
    Subject: Prisoner Patrick Napier
    Concerning the recent unsolved murder of the subject-named prisoner in 
    our facilities, a full and complete review of all isolation and segregation 
    procedures will be undertaken by you and your staff, with findings turned 
    into my office no later than close of business 21st November. Included in 
    your report will be full investigation results regarding Napier's murder, 
    including those responsible for overseeing the victim's activities during 
    the time of the incident - specifically how another prisoner was allowed to 
    access the segregation area. Please note, your guard staff is not exempted 
    from suspicion and should be treated thusly.
    This investigation should be considered our highest priority. 
    I am determined 
    that we will respore Ryall's reputation as a top-notch prison facility. 
    Consider this your first and last warning.
    WG Milton
    Warden Glen Milton
    Probationary Hearing Prelim Memo (Centennial Building; Drawer of room 200)
    Ryall State Prison
    From: Dr. Wayne Sara
    To: Warden Glen Milton
    Subject Name: [XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX]
    Subject: Psychological Evaluation - Probationary Hearing Prelim
    [XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX] is a male, 43 years old. 
    He is serving a [XXXXX]-year 
    sentence for multiple felony accounts, 
    including third-degree murder and sexual 
    assault of a child below the age of 14.
     He appears to be in satisfactory 
    physical health. The prisoner is 
    currently being considered for probation.
     After multiple sessions with the 
    prisoner, I have concluded he does not suffer 
    from any psychotic or physical disorders. 
    Rather, he has shown continually to have 
    an inordinate interest in young children and 
    manifests significant predatory traits. 
    As a result, I feel he poses an imminent danger 
    to the community should he be 
    released from custody, and is therefore a 
    poor candidate for probation.
    Wayne Sara
    Dr. Wayne Sara
    Chief Psychiatrist
    Ryall State Prison
    Annual Employee Review (Centennial Building; hidden in a book in the vault)
    Ryall State Prison
    Name: George Sewell
    Position: Corrections Officer
    Years of Service: 20
    Areas of Concern:
    There have been numerous reports 
    from prisoners and fellow corrections officers 
    that Officer Sewell maintains suspicious 
    contact and/or relationships with certain 
    prisoners under his care. There have 
    also been allegations of abuse of power by 
    Officer Sewell, including physical 
    threats. Officer Sewell adamantly denies these claims.
    Until further investigation is 
    conducted into the various charges against Officer 
    Sewell, promotion and/or merit wage 
    increase cannot be approved at this time.
    Positive Contributions to Team:
    Officer Sewell had perfect work attendance 
    throughout the entire review period 
    and consistently reports to his duties 
    in a punctual fashion.
    Film Splicing Guidelines (Chastain Heights; Movie Theater)
    Picturedrome Projection Services LLC.
    Film Splicing Guidelines
    1. Only authorized theater employees may access the film splicing equipment.
    2. The Film Splicing Equipment can be used to join two or more segments of 
    film to create a single edited piece, seamlessly splicing Reel A to Reel B.
    3. Many of the film reels stored within the Silent Hill film archive are 
    decades old and irreplaceable. Always wear protective 
    gloves before handling film.
    4. Before loading the film Splicer, ensure that the film you're using has 
    been cleaned in a methyl chloroform solution.
    5. The repair adhesive will not bind to wet film. Ensure that all film 
    segments are thoroughly dry before attempting 
    to splice two film segments together.
    6. Ensure that you provide at least 24 - 27 inches of leader tape for the 
    start of each new reel before splicing additional film segments to it.
    7. The Film Splicing equipment is solely for the use of repairing damaged 
    films or joining two shorter sequential feels into a single reel. Any other 
    alterations or edits must first be cleared with the copyright holder.
    Thanks to:
    Everyone on silenthillcommunity.com
    Everyone at silenthillforum.com and
    helldescent.com (Silent Evil, Herr Shaun, Martee, The Silent 
    Executioner, bloodydjehuty, Nillin, tonkagarfield, 
    Dark Shadow, Viruscarrier, Falconv1.0, Aerith 
    Gainsborough, VIVIsect, KiramidHead, aj4x94, KingCrimson,
    (Q. Valintyne, Matt S., Avianna, Augophthalmoses, Arsenic13,
    Silent_darkness, hairymason, Xoc/Xuchilbara, 
    LastScion, Ratiocinerator, what, ryantology)
    Chris Cannizzaro for the Roger Howarth reference.
    Whitney from silenthillhistoricalsociety.com
    Mike from silenthaven.tumbler.com
    Everyone at silenthill.wikia.com