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'''A Prelude''' is the first chapter of ''[[The House of the Dead 2]]''.
   
'''A Prelude''' is the first chapter of ''[[The House of the Dead 2]]''. It revolves around the beginning of the story.
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== Synopsis ==
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[[AMS]] Agent [[James Taylor]] and [[Gary Stewart]] head into the heart of the city on the cold rainy day of February 26th, 2000. James tells Gary that they'll be meeting AMS Agent [[G]] in the nearby library. Before they can drive on, they are waylaid by a flying imp-like creature named [[Judgment|Zeal]], who threatens them by saying "I've already taken care of G! This is only the beginning. You're next!" He then flies away, but not before telling the [[Creatures|creatures]] below to "Get them!". With the proclamation, the pair are quickly attacked by the undead. They kill the creatures before making their way into the library.
   
==Story/Gameplay==
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After killing more creatures, the duo find an injured G hiding himself away. He tells them that fellow AMS Agents [[Harry Harris]] and [[Amy Crystal]] are coming to back them up. With a final note, he hands the pair his [[AMS PDA|PDA]], a notebook containing illustrations and the designated [[Weak point|weak points]] of Goldman's mutants. James bids him well before the pair head off into the streets.
===Intro/Outside the Library===
 
You start as James (First Player) with or without Gary (Second Player), who are their way to attend to and meet G (Meetings). They are shortly interrupted by Zeal, who tells them that G is taken care of and now it is their turn to die. He orders Steve to kill them.
 
   
You will start off with two David's (or three for both players) coming to bite or attack you. After killing them, James and Gary proceed to the library where G is at. There are four David's roaming around in the background.
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After continuing on their way, killing hordes of creatures and saving many [[Civilians|civilians]], a nasty cackle quickly echoes around. Zeal reveals himself once again, antagonizing the agents for not heeding his warning. He flies off to the side, just before a giant, headless suit of armor named [[Judgment|Kuarl]] appears and slashes at two cars in his way with a large axe, roaring menacingly at the agents.
   
===Inside the Library===
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The Agents use the PDA to determine to creature's weak points, revealing that Zeal and Kuarl are in fact a deadly duo telekinetically linked together called [[Judgment]]. While Zeal attempts to use himself as a distraction as Kuarl menacingly makes his way slowly over to the Agents, they shoot Zeal enough times to seriously injure Kuarl, who falls over and leaves the imp to defend on his own. Despite being a fast adversary, the agents defeat Zeal, who calls out "Sir...Goldman..." before falling to a crumpled heap.
[[File:G_THOTD2.jpg|left|G in chapter 1]]
 
[[File:Johnnys.png|right|Johnny in Chapter 1]]
 
   
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After Judgment's defeat, James and Gary encounter AMS Agents Amy and Harry, the latter who says that the chaos in the city is involved with the 1998 Curien Mansion Case. After a brief recourse, James and Gary split from the two, left to their own devices to continue forward.
   
   
 
 
 
 
After entering the Library, James and Gary find one Andrew and one David in there (For both players, there's one David and two Andrew's. Later on, one David and two Andrew's came out. G is finally found but in an severely injured state. He tells them that he tried and proceeds to hand out the "CONFIDENTAL" file. Johnny and David (Or two Johnny's in both players) then burst through the glass door. Killing them shortly, G says that Amy and Harry are waiting for them.
 
 
===Garden===
 
[[File:Chapter_1_Davids.png|centre|double doors scene]]
 
 
James and Gary later encounter Johnny again but this time killing the second civilian (Chronologically, the first civilian was already found dead at the Library).
 
Before dying, he said, "I don't wanna die.". This horrifies James and Gary what it feels like to have a civilian be killed by a zombie. Walking straight, a lady appears and is chased by Andrew.
 
 
====Save the Lady====
 
(If this choice is chosen, refer to the The Well)
 
James and Gary save the lady. She begged them to save him too (Triggers another civilian).
 
 
====Kill the Lady====
 
(If this choice is chosen, refer to the Courtyard)
 
James and Gary fail to save the lady. Two Andrew's and two David's began to attack them. Later, one Andrew and two Steve's burst through the Courtyard gate.
 
 
===The Well===
 
[[File:Unlucky_Guy.png|centre|Man being attacked]]
 
 
Yet, again, another civilian is in trouble.
 
 
====Save the Man====
 
(If this choice is chosen, refer to the The Well Route)
 
James and Gary yet again save the man. The man points them to a shorter route.
 
 
====Kill the Man====
 
(If this choice is chosen, refer to the Courtyard)
 
James and Gary fail for the first time to save him. The lady cries, they told her that there was nothing they could do.
 
Later, one Andrew and two Steve's burst through the Courtyard gate.
 
 
===Courtyard===
 
 
Upon entering the courtyard, they are soon met with a bunch of Bouere's (Frog). Steve and Johnny come up next.
 
 
After getting out of the courtyard, James and Gary notice G's blood. A bunch of Brown Variant Murrer's busted out of the drain. Before they can reach to the bridge, Max interrupted them.
 
 
===The Bypass===
 
They soon encounter another civilian slowly crawling away from David. After getting out of the area, James and Gary notice G's blood. A bunch of Green Variant Murrer's busted out of the drain.
 
 
====Save the Old Man====
 
James and Gary managed to save him. He thanks them for their rescue. David and Johnny come through.
 
 
====Kill the Old Man====
 
James and Gary fail to save him for the first time. David and Johnny come through.
 
 
===Street Town===
 
James and Gary are yet again interrupted by Johnny on the second floor of the house. Once they got rid of him, they heard a splash from those two Ebitan's.
 
 
Soon after, a child came through out of the door and two Johnny's are seen.
 
 
Heading to another bridge, four David's and One Andrew are seen. They shot them off.
 
 
Almost reaching out of the Street Town, James and Gary notice a woman clinging on the bridge ledge with Andrew preparing to throw the barrel at her.
 
 
====Save the Young Woman====
 
 
They save the woman and before the woman is able to thank them, David is about to get her.
 
 
====Kill the Young Woman====
 
 
They failed to save her. They proceed entering out of the Street Town.
 
 
====Save the Young Woman #2====
 
 
James and Gary successfully save her again. She thanks them and offered them a 1+ Life Reward to each of them. They proceed entering out of the Street Town.
 
 
====Kill the Young Woman #2====
 
 
James and Gary are unable to save her again. They proceed entering out of the Street Town.
 
 
===Town===
 
 
James and Gary are soon reunited with Zeal. Telling them that they should escape but warns them about Kuarl. Kuarl then pushes the two cars with his giant axe.
 
 
====Notes====
 
 
Shooting Kuarl only does minimial damage to him. Shooting Zeal cause a great amount of damage to Kuarl as Zeal is linked to him and the host.
 
 
After defeating Kuarl, Zeal is then preparing the move to hit them.
 
 
Zeal can be seen in moving different ways of attacking them. Up and Down, Right and Left, Left to the Right Curve and Right to the Left Curve.
 
 
===Defeating Zeal and Kuarl===
 
 
After having been defeated by James and Gary, Zeal is then saying his dying word, "Sir G-O-L-D". James and Gary are then called by Amy and Harry. They tell them that the outbreak is similar to the 1998 Curien Case.
 
 
===Results===
 
 
If you had saved all of the civilians, 1+ Life Reward is then given.
 
   
 
==Gallery==
 
==Gallery==

Revision as of 04:42, January 13, 2020



A Prelude is the first chapter of The House of the Dead 2.

Synopsis

AMS Agent James Taylor and Gary Stewart head into the heart of the city on the cold rainy day of February 26th, 2000. James tells Gary that they'll be meeting AMS Agent G in the nearby library. Before they can drive on, they are waylaid by a flying imp-like creature named Zeal, who threatens them by saying "I've already taken care of G! This is only the beginning. You're next!" He then flies away, but not before telling the creatures below to "Get them!". With the proclamation, the pair are quickly attacked by the undead. They kill the creatures before making their way into the library.

After killing more creatures, the duo find an injured G hiding himself away. He tells them that fellow AMS Agents Harry Harris and Amy Crystal are coming to back them up. With a final note, he hands the pair his PDA, a notebook containing illustrations and the designated weak points of Goldman's mutants. James bids him well before the pair head off into the streets.

After continuing on their way, killing hordes of creatures and saving many civilians, a nasty cackle quickly echoes around. Zeal reveals himself once again, antagonizing the agents for not heeding his warning. He flies off to the side, just before a giant, headless suit of armor named Kuarl appears and slashes at two cars in his way with a large axe, roaring menacingly at the agents.

The Agents use the PDA to determine to creature's weak points, revealing that Zeal and Kuarl are in fact a deadly duo telekinetically linked together called Judgment. While Zeal attempts to use himself as a distraction as Kuarl menacingly makes his way slowly over to the Agents, they shoot Zeal enough times to seriously injure Kuarl, who falls over and leaves the imp to defend on his own. Despite being a fast adversary, the agents defeat Zeal, who calls out "Sir...Goldman..." before falling to a crumpled heap.

After Judgment's defeat, James and Gary encounter AMS Agents Amy and Harry, the latter who says that the chaos in the city is involved with the 1998 Curien Mansion Case. After a brief recourse, James and Gary split from the two, left to their own devices to continue forward.


Gallery

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Characters
James TaylorGary StewartAmy CrystalHarry HarrisCaleb GoldmanGThomas RoganCivilians
Enemies
DavidSteveJohnnyKageoRandyEbitanBobMaxMickeyRyanKeithGregoryKenRickyPatrickPeterLanceFranklinEricMoowlDevilonBouereMurrerBuyoMofish
Bosses
JudgmentHierophantTowerStrengthMagicianEmperor
Chapters
A PreludeMuddyDarknessDespairDawnOriginal Sin
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