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TWD Season 2 speculation/suggestion (merged threads)

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In the coming months, Telltale Games will release three more episodes of their adventure game The Walking Dead. They won't stop there, though. Telltale marketing executive Steve Allison said that they will create a second season eventually as well.

"Following the digital release of our fifth episode we will also be coming to North American retail shortly thereafter and this will not be the last The Walking Dead game series that we do," Allison told Polygon.

The Walking Dead has been a huge critical and commercial success for Telltale. The first episode, "A New Day," sold almost 1.7 million copies in its first two months. It's said to be the company's fastest-selling game ever.

The game starts before the events of the Walking Dead show and comic. Lee Everett, a man convicted of murder, has been unexpectedly free as a zombie outbreak sweeps the globe. He and a small group of survivors band together in order to stay alive. As Lee, players must endure zombie attacks as well as internal strife among the survivors.

It's not clear whether the second season of the game will be a direct continuation of the first season. They might just decide to tell a new story with a completely different cast of characters. I'd be happy with either. The writing for these games has proven top-notch so I have faith that Telltale could craft another compelling set of survivors for us to follow.

Episode 3 of Walking Dead will be available in August. "Following the digital release of our fifth episode we will also be coming to North American retail shortly thereafter and this will not be the last The Walking Dead game series that we do."

www.cinemablend.com/games/Walking-Dead-Game-Season-Two-Confirmed-44364.html

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  • Alright.
    Lee isn't daed.
    Theory 1: "Shoot Lee Ending" Clementine jerks her gun as she shoot to her right as she pulls the trigger, thus missing Lee. A raspy breath can be heard when the screen goes black. Lee is found by other survivors(Kenny?) who (cut his arm off/clean the infection from the removed arm). This will eventually allow him to be at full strength again.
    Theory 2: "Let Him Turn Ending
    Lee is found by other survivors(Kenny?) who (cut his arm off/clean the infection from the removed arm).
    All Theories:
    He goes in the only direction possible(also the only one available to Clementine). He travels from shelter to shelter, finding signs of Clementine. The journey is different depending on what you told her to do in Lee's dying moments. He will eventually find her(because of Telltales ability to throw a wrench in things, she'll probably be dead or amputated or near death).
    If anyone sees any holes in the theory please tell me.

  • @Hoodie Cthulhu said: Alright.
    Lee isn't daed.
    Theory 1: "Shoot Lee Ending" Clementine jerks her gun as she shoot to her right as she pulls the trigger, thus missing Lee. A raspy breath can be heard when the screen goes black. Lee is found by other survivors(Kenny?) who (cut his arm off/clean the infection from the removed arm). This will eventually allow him to be at full strength again.
    Theory 2: "Let Him Turn Ending
    Lee is found by other survivors(Kenny?) who (cut his arm off/clean the infection from the removed arm).
    All Theories:
    He goes in the only direction possible(also the only one available to Clementine). He travels from shelter to shelter, finding signs of Clementine. The journey is different depending on what you told her to do in Lee's dying moments. He will eventually find her(because of Telltales ability to throw a wrench in things, she'll probably be dead or amputated or near death).
    If anyone sees any holes in the theory please tell me.



    I would be OK with this, but Lee is confirmed dead and even if he wasn't, what about the people who didn't cut off his arm?

  • @Hoodie Cthulhu said: Alright.
    Lee isn't daed.
    Theory 1: "Shoot Lee Ending" Clementine jerks her gun as she shoot to her right as she pulls the trigger, thus missing Lee. A raspy breath can be heard when the screen goes black. Lee is found by other survivors(Kenny?) who (cut his arm off/clean the infection from the removed arm). This will eventually allow him to be at full strength again.
    Theory 2: "Let Him Turn Ending
    Lee is found by other survivors(Kenny?) who (cut his arm off/clean the infection from the removed arm).
    All Theories:
    He goes in the only direction possible(also the only one available to Clementine). He travels from shelter to shelter, finding signs of Clementine. The journey is different depending on what you told her to do in Lee's dying moments. He will eventually find her(because of Telltales ability to throw a wrench in things, she'll probably be dead or amputated or near death).
    If anyone sees any holes in the theory please tell me.



    Would be a nice plot-line, but its not plausible that he made it, Sure Clem may have missed the shot, but did you see the state he was in during his final scene? That was not a man who a passer-by could have saved.

  • I don't know if it's been suggested already because I'm only about half-way through this thread, but this is for those suggesting fully customizable characters:
    I personally don't want a customizable character. I love the story that TTG tells, and trying to combine wonderful storytelling with a player's customizable character is not only hard, but unnecessary.
    If TTG has a clear-cut end, I would suggest this -
    Make a sandbox finale. If TTG plans to make only 5, 5-episode seasons, after the last episode of the last season, put out a FO3-esque sandbox "finale".
    I mention Fallout 3 specifically because it had a wonderful blend of powerful storytelling, plentiful quests, the option to complete the main quest right away or not, a giant world, and complete and utter wonderful sandbox-ness. lol
    When TTG is done with its version of TWD, I would love to see their version of a sandbox TWD game. :)

    Edit -

    I think that a woman protagonist would be the most fun for season two. Not necessarily any woman we've met before, in fact, I would hope not.
    There was a novel I started to read once (wish I could remember the name) where an abused wife narrowly escapes being eaten by her two children and husband only to become a very strong and capable leading member in a big group later on.
    What I loved about Lee was that I always had that butthole-pucker moment when he met someone new. Would his being black effect how they treated him? Were they racist? And he did get the 'boy' comment more than once through my game play.
    I know as a woman, if I was in a small group and we ran into a big group with a lot of guys, I'd be worried about being raped, treated like currency, being a second class citizen. At the same time, there may be groups that would idolize women because stereotypically we wouldn't be very common.
    I know that right now, I don't get my hand shaken, or I get that gross hand-touch thing. I still have men try to exclude me from conversations, and sometimes I get the distinct feeling that if other people weren't around, I might be in trouble. (Of course, I only feel this way when I realize someone it actually stupid enough to think I couldn't defend myself ;) lol!)
    I would love to see the same adversity Lee faced brought to a woman.
    What I think would be very interesting would be playing a moderately attractive 30ish woman (somewhere around Carely's looks, I guess), who is on her own until she meets a teenaged boy. I know it sounds funny, but I'm talking late teens (16-18). This woman would be old enough to have a 15 year old. That could even be part of her back story is that she made dumb choices, was a teen mom, worked her way back up, and then this shit happens.
    Maybe she had an abusive husband and stayed with him because he took care of her and her kid even though he was mean.
    So now she has the choice to form a group with this young boy who obviously finds her attractive and risk sleeping next to a guy who may or may not be all that good, or to go out on her own.
    I also think the dynamic would be very interesting. He's strong enough to maybe overpower a woman, but not so strong that he could protect a group. The main character would have to be the "leader" (just as Lee really was the leader). At first he would really be more someone to be skeptical of, protect, and trade sleeping shifts with, but watching the two grow and form a larger group would be interesting, too.
    Please keep in mind I'm not talking another Ben. I'm talking about a stronger, smarter teen than Ben, maybe one who had a more questionable background than "band geek". Maybe stoner/slacker, or school-skipper. That stereotypical AEP kid that only really ever went to automotive class. (Another neat attribute among a group - having a mechanic/machinist.)
    I hope that isn't too rambling, I just wanted to get it out in the shortest way possible. (Possibly leaving things out along the way lol.)

    Edit again -

    I also think it would be fun/funny to have the new group stay the night in Clem's tree house or some other kind of fun little shout out to the previous characters. :P

    Another edit -

    Playing as a young child (5-12 years old) would be interesting. As would playing a 13-15-year-old. As a young child, you would have to rely on people, have the choice to be more like Clem, be completely useless, or maybe even be too hard. (Darker than comic-book-Carl, where you are capable like him, but have none of the humanity).
    Playing as a young teen would also be interesting, especially as a boy, because you get that awkward you are no longer a kid, you are old enough to take care of yourself, but because the adults around you are used to you just being some young high schooler, your opinions and wants are undermined.
    Anyway, I'll try to shut up with the suggestions, my post is getting a bit long lol.

  • Do you guys think that we might play as officer Andre from episode 1 season 1? In the next 5 episodes? I feel there is a strong possibility of this for a few reasons.
    1. He parallel's Rick Grimes,
    2. It's pretty vague what happens to him ' after you get dropped off on Hershel's farm.
    3. Clementine has seen him and can identify with him. (So he could be one of the two people she saw at the end of episode five.)

    It might just be wishful thinking but I think it would be pretty cool!

  • @Greenj30 said: Do you guys think that we might play as officer Andre from episode 1 season 1? In the next 5 episodes? I feel there is a strong possibility of this for a few reasons.
    1. He parallel's Rick Grimes,
    2. It's pretty vague what happens to him ' after you get dropped off on Hershel's farm.
    3. Clementine has seen him and can identify with him. (So he could be one of the two people she saw at the end of episode five.)

    It might just be wishful thinking but I think it would be pretty cool!



    I doubt it, most likely be a complete stranger

  • What about Chet? I think most people went to look for help by day so they didn't meet Andre.

  • @Greenj30 said: Do you guys think that we might play as officer Andre from episode 1 season 1? In the next 5 episodes? I feel there is a strong possibility of this for a few reasons.
    1. He parallel's Rick Grimes,
    2. It's pretty vague what happens to him ' after you get dropped off on Hershel's farm.
    3. Clementine has seen him and can identify with him. (So he could be one of the two people she saw at the end of episode five.)

    It might just be wishful thinking but I think it would be pretty cool!



    At first I thought so, too, I thought that officer Andre can be a new playable character, but I remembered that we can see him only if we choose to go by night. I mean that at night, Cheat are already dead. Officer Michell met Shawn after Cheats death, but what if Andre would die somehow if he would't meet Shawn, if Lee choose to go when still daylight? Plus Andre is a afro american...

  • @aaron1290 said: READ THIS BIG WALL OF TEXT FOR STUPID IDEAS AND GOOD ONES!!INCLUDES GIRLS WITH MALE NAMES, GAMEBOYS,LAPTOPS, SUICIDE AND PETS !Why dont we have a differ main other than clem, clem will be a cow to them until episode 4/5 and we will get to HATE her until she finally opens up or even you have to save billy or clementine. If you save clementine she opens up to you if you save billy,billy opens up to you? or maybe a christa and omid hate eachover thing because of X And Y happened and there is a choice between them? christa and omid will always say ' Who is right me or HER ' and Christa would say things to you like ' Omid is so stupid and ugly, dont you agree' if you say yes omid will hear you and you become PRO christa and if you say no Omid will like you more and christa will hate you if you stay quiet you will open your eyes a bit more ( like omids eyes ) and indicate he is behind christa. Maybe we could get a choice to shoot people and that would result in a game over? like christa sittiling down on a bench if you have a gun in your inventory you can shoot christa and christas new boyfriend ( or girlfriend ) will shoot you for that? Or maybe in a tense ' Talk ' if you say the wrong thing you get shot? Im hoping for a path situation where there is a path in a park splitting into 2 places and you choose left OR right if you go left X Dies and if you go right Y Dies? Maybe we could have a zombie attacking you and you can say things if you're surrounded by a group of people? A zombie X or Y ( depends where you went ) attacks you you could shout ' Run, dont worry about me ' ( Game over ) ' Help ' ( Omid/Christa comes to save you ) or Silence ( makes a season 1 zombie QQQQQQQQQQQE happen ) We should have a carley ( Christa ) Doug ( Omid ) Situation but like in a building and rubble collapses and christa and omid are grabbing on to the edge of a building ( skyscraper ) and you choose? if you save christa she dies giving birth. if you save Omid he dies because his leg breaks ( his bone was made weaker in season 1? ) if you Watch them fall to their death they both lose grip and hold hands as they fall ( Determant Be neutral and always ask them to get backtogether and stuff ) when they fall THERE IS NO GAME OVER! maybe there could be a pool of water below them and now christa and omid are out to get you for letting them drop? or they die. maybe there should be a We found a working laptop ( keep it ) OR a gameboy or something - Changes a ton in the group, If you choose the laptop a girl called bob breaks it open in the middle of the night and gets a sharp part and kills herself with it. If you get the gameboy ( with headphones ) a girl named brad doesnt notice a incoming walker First person shooter mode activates and you have a choice to let brad die or save her. If brad dies she comes back to life and kills her brother, Doug. Doug was a invaluable member of the group he was carley but male version. even you go in a pet store you see a young puppy ( Insert most violent dog breed here ) or a old ( <-- Ditto) and you pick what one you want to keep because walkers are invading. if you save the puppy he sees a chew toy and you see there is a exit there, if you choose the old dog he attacks a girl called jeniffer gets bitten by the dog causing him to get eaten?

    LAST ONE.

    You find a girl in a market she sees you and calls you over you go over. She says her sister was bitten ( Was going to go with zombieland but thought, NAH ) do you waste the bullet and risk the noise ( just realised its kinda like irene, let me change it up more) or take her back to your base to shoot her OR you can leave her...

    Why take her to the base?
    wouldnt you want to be shot if you were bitten?
    ( Insert something i cant think of here )

    Why shouldnt you?

    She could be from another group see how ' well ' ( determant) you're doing and come to attack

    She may have a loaded gun on her

    The bitten girl could come back in the car/van/truck ( Determant )

    JUST SO MANY POSSIBILITYS IN THE WALKING DEAD! my brain hurts from all the rubbish ideas. Please Im begigng you at least read.



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  • I highly doubt Andre survived the apocalypse, as he had trouble mustering up the courage to even deal with zombie Chet. Besides, although he wasn't in the game long, his character's personality had been established (nice, caring and semi-cowardly), and that would take away the player's choice of developing their own personality for their protagonist.

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