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Saving Carly/Lily

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During my playthrough of a long road ahead, Lily shot Carly when I didn't accuse anyone of being traitor and then Lily stole the RV later on. Towards the end of the chapter, Ben admitted to being the traitor. If I replayed the chapter and accused Ben would I be able to save Carly and is it possible to keep Lily in the group? Thanks!

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  • What choices did it adapt to? Everyone got the same results.

  • It seems people misunderstand "the game is tailored by how you plan" and think "you can change every single thing and there are a million possibilities"

  • @Androu1 said: It seems people misunderstand "the game is tailored by how you plan" and think "you can change every single thing and there are a million possibilities"


    It seems some people also misunderstand that everything is literally the same besides Doug and Carley *who die anyway* and Clementine wearing a hoodie or not. How you treat any character in game will not affect there decision to do something important for you otherwise. Only small dialogue changes that literally don't affect the game at all -_-

    I bet in the end, even if you were a 100% dick to Kenny, he will still let you on the boat. Where as a 100% on Kennys side on the whole time would still be able to get on the boat....

  • It affects the way you make decisions as well as the relationships you build with the characters. You can't be sure what is going to impact the end.

  • @Grimez said: The new guy (Opti?) was pretty cool though, just wish I could remember his name.

    Omid? :D

  • @yamirziel: yes, it's true, it can impact the end but not the story...

  • I had an alternate playthrough of episode 1 where I was 100 percent jerk to kenny. If you do that, he doesn't save you at the end when Larry knocks you down, and you die. "Tailored to how you play," seems to just mean things happen differently but the result is the same. It doesn't seem feasible though to expect true open-endedness from an interactive narrative, where every possible choice would have to be programmed along with all the choices that branch from that, and insane amounts of additional dialogue would need to be voiced, adding to cost and download size.

    I liked Carley, and I didn't like to see her go no matter what I might try. That doesn't mean it was a bad choice on Telltale's part. It's just that it's a tight rope. If you don't kill anyone I care about, I become complacent, bored, uninvolved, I feel invincible. Kill people I care about without giving me the option to save them, I feel not in control, and like I'm on rails and my choices really don't matter.

    I noticed right before Lily did it, I said something in defense of Carley and was notified "Carley will remember that." Five seconds later she was dead.

  • @malcom155 said: @yamirziel: yes, it's true, it can impact the end but not the story...

    You do realize that we are still in the mid chapters of this story? There's plenty to come yet.

  • @cooper56 said: But why does is say the game adapts to your choices when i start the game talk about a big lie. Only thing that changes is how people think of you slightly no matter what its all same fate.

    It´s like in the Final destination. You can try to save the other guys but it is impossible to save them. Maybe you can change feeling how they die, but... whatever you do, you cant change the destiny of others... Only feelings. I am sad about Carlys dead, but I am sad that Lily lef the group.

    In my decision, i took Lily with us and decided to go with her, when she ask me to took the Clem with us. And then she run away. But I think we would met Lily again. There must be a way to return her back to the storyline.

    On the other side, letting Carly alive could mean a lot of troubles in the next episodes due to the fact, that are too many constantes, that need to be changed.

  • I was pretty pissed about this too.

    Now I'm left with 1 guy that's decent (the hobo guy) and 2 meh characters (Omid and Christa). I hated Kenny from episode 1 and Ben's just an asshole for getting Carley killed

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