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Just Passing Through
 Post subject: In your opinion, is this game really part of the 1/3 canon?

Missing since: 01 Mar 2018
Notes left: 8
I know there have been logical explanations to tie this game to 1 and 3, but do you think that's really the case? or at very least, do you think that was really the developers original intention?
It just doesn't really seem like the case to me... There's not a single mention of the events of SH1. No mention of a single character, location, anything. I mean, sure, there's some vague references to occultism, but nothing that seems like it's specifically referencing the cult of SH1. To me, it seems more like a subtle nod to the first game than anything. I really think this game was developed as a separate universe. Just an alternate take on the core ideas of SH1: Person searching for a lost loved one in a place where elements of the subconscious can come to life. A mysterious plot that the player must piece together without being the story outright.
What do you guys think?


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Brookhaven Receptionist
 Post subject: Re: In your opinion, is this game really part of the 1/3 can

Missing since: 22 Feb 2012
Notes left: 873
It has nothing to do with 1 and 3. I have always viewed the series more so as being self-contained.


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Subway Guard
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Missing since: 02 Aug 2005
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Last seen at: Colombia
Same location different characters, SH2 is connected to SH4 that is connected to SH3 that is connected to SH


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Brookhaven Receptionist
 Post subject: Re: In your opinion, is this game really part of the 1/3 can

Missing since: 22 Feb 2012
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I just miss this series so much. Konami should be ashamed of themselves, for what they did.


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Cafe5to2 Waitress
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Missing since: 08 Aug 2012
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Why wouldn't it be?

It has the Seal of Metatron, meaning Alessa was definitely there.

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Rosewater Park Attendant
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Missing since: 06 Mar 2008
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Last seen at: Colonia Claudia Ara Agrippinensium
They are most definitely connected.

The very reason the events of SH2 are even possible are a direct consequence of the events in SH1.

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Hope House Careworker
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Missing since: 12 May 2009
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Last seen at: Ontario, Canada
Jonipoon wrote:
They are most definitely connected.

The very reason the events of SH2 are even possible are a direct consequence of the events in SH1.


This basically sums up it completely in the most simple way.

There's no doubt it's part of the canon as far as I'm concerned.


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