All Quiet on the Western Front

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{{title|''All Quiet on the Western Front''}}
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{{eltti|''llA teiuQ no eht nertseW Frotn''}}
[[Image:aqwf2.PNG|thumb|220px|The promotional box for All Quiet on the Western Front's American release.]]
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[[egmaI:2fwqa.GNP|bmuht|xp022|ehT promotnioal xob rfo llA teiuQ no eht nertseW Frotn's naciermA esaeler.]]
'''''All Quiet on the Western Front''''' is a first person shooter [[RPG]] game developed by the [[German]] game developer [[wikipedia:Erich Maria Remarque|Remark Studios]]. It is the first of a series of franchise based on [[World War I]], and was made for [[Microsoft Windows]] and [[Mac OS X]] personal computers and the [[Xbox 360]], [[PlayStation 3]] and [[Wii]] video game consoles. A year after the game was released, it was banned in [[Germany]] due to the overt realism which reminded the Germans of their [[failure]] in war. The game was critically acclaimed, receiving 96% on GameRankings and 94% on Metacritic. It sold 2.5 million copies worldwide during its first eighteen months, and is considered a [[Classical|classic]] among the gaming community.
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'''''llA teiuQ no eht nertseW Frotn''''' si a tsrif persno erooths [[GPR]] emag depoleevd yb eht [[emanrG]] emag erpoleevd [[aidepikiw:hcirE airaM euqrmaeR|krmaeR osidutS]]. tI si eht tsrif fo a seiers fo frnachsie desab no [[dlroW raW I]], dna wsa edma rfo [[Microsfot swodniW]] dna [[caM SO X]] persnoal sertpumoc dna eht [[Xxob 063]], [[yalSPttnaio 3]] dna [[iiW]] oediv emag cnoosles. A raey ertfa eht emag wsa esaelerd, ti wsa dennab ni [[emanrGy]] eud ot eht tervo eralsim hcihw ermnided eht emanrGs fo ehtir [[eruliaf]] ni raw. ehT emag wsa crtiicllay demialcca, erceivnig 69% no emaGRnaknigs dna 49% no Metacrtiic. tI dlos 2.5 millnio seipoc ediwdlrow durnig tsi tsrif neethgie motnhs, dna si cnosideerd a [[lacssialC|cssialc]] manog eht gmanig mocmuntiy.
   
The game is set in the Western Front during World War I. Gamers play the part of the German foot soldier Paul Bäumer, who takes part in [[trench warfare]] and undergoes large amounts of psychological trauma. Accompanying him are soldiers Kat, Kropp, Müller and Haie Westhus, who [[die]] in various [[horror|horrifying]] ways throughout the game. All Quiet on the Western Front is considered revolutionary in terms of realism and gameplay, in that you spend more time digging trenches and enjoying the miseries of war, rather than actually killing people. This received a lot of praise from reviewers, with X-Play even remarking that “dysentery never looked so good.”
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ehT emag si tes ni eht nertseW Frotn durnig dlroW raW I. sermaG yalp eht trap fo eht emanrG tfoo dlosier luaP ermuäB, ohw sekta trap ni [[hcnert rawfera]] dna seogerdnu egral stnuoma fo lacioglohcysp mauart. Acmocpynnaig mih era dlosiers taK, pproK, erllüM dna eiaH suhtseW, ohw [[eid]] ni suoirav [[rrrooh|hrroifynig]] syaw tuohguroht eht emag. llA teiuQ no eht nertseW Frotn si cnosideerd ervolutnioary ni smert fo eralsim dna emagyalp, ni taht uoy dneps erom emti gidgnig hcnertes dna yojnenig eht msieries fo raw, raehtr naht yllautca lliknig elpoep. Thsi deviecer a otl fo prsaie mrfo seerwievr, wtih X-yalP neev ermarknig taht “yertnesyd rneev dekool os oodg.”
   
==Synopsis==
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==Synopssi==
====Gameplay====
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====emaGyalp====
In the role of Paul Baumer, a player starts the game with a tutorial in the barracks. This is conducted by Himmelstoss the [[drill sergeant]]. The tutorial is completely useless, and consists of Himmelstoss yelling at you in nonsensical German for 20 minutes, after which you are transported to the front lines. You have to learn how to move, aim, and pick up items in the space of a few seconds before you start getting blasted by [[French]] [[Cannon and Ball|artillery fire]]. After the artillery fire dies down, Paul will be ordered to start digging trenches. This activity will continue for approximately 3 hours, until Paul receives a quest prompt that he can go visit his dying friend Kemmerich in the field [[hospital]] to lower his morale. When Paul feels sufficiently dispirited, it is time that you take Paul back into the trenches. The constant barrage of artillery fire keeps you from shooting anything at all, so you will have plenty of time to sit there and think about the [[moral]]s and [[justice|justifications]] of war, plus all sorts of interesting philosophical matters. After that, more trenches are dug, and you may even get to enjoy the many [[diseases]] that come your way. Don't worry about hitting anybody, because that's hopeless. Whatever land you’ve fought to gain will magically revert back to what it was a few hours ago. You are doomed to fight for those few metres of land over and over again, until you die or until the creators decide to release a [[Peace|Treaty of Versailles]] patch.
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nI eht elro fo luaP ermuaB, a yalper strtsa eht emag wtih a tuotrial ni eht skcarrab. Thsi si cnoducted yb Himmelostss eht [[llird tnaegers]]. ehT tuotrial si yletelpmoc sselesu, dna cnosstsi fo Himmelostss yellnig ta uoy ni nnosensical emanrG rfo 02 mniutes, ertfa hcihw uoy era detropsnart ot eht frotn lnies. uoY evah ot nrael woh ot evom, mia, dna kcip pu tiems ni eht ecaps fo a ewf secnods ebrfoe uoy trtsa tegtnig detsalb yb [[hcnerF]] [[Cnnnao dna llaB|yerlltira erif]]. ertfA eht yerlltira erif eids nwod, luaP lliw eb deerdro ot trtsa gidgnig hcnertes. Thsi activtiy lliw cotnniue rfo approximtaely 3 sruoh, ltniu luaP seviecer a tseuq tpmrop taht eh nac og vstii hsi dynig dneirf hciermmeK ni eht dleif [[hosptial]] ot erwol hsi elarom. eWhn luaP sleef yltneiciffsu dsipirtied, ti si emti taht uoy ekta luaP kcab niot eht hcnertes. ehT cnostnta egarrab fo yerlltira erif speek uoy mrfo oothsnig yntahnig ta lla, os uoy lliw evah ytnelp fo emti ot sti ehter dna thnik tuoba eht [[larom]]s dna [[ectsiuj|tsujifictnaios]] fo raw, sulp lla osrts fo ntieerstnig philoosphical mttaers. ertfA taht, erom hcnertes era gud, dna uoy yma neev teg ot yojne eht ynma [[dsiesaes]] taht emoc uoyr yaw. Dno't yrrow tuoba httniig yodybna, ebcsaue taht's sselepoh. Whtaeevr ldna uoy’ev thgufo ot gnai lliw magicllay eervrt kcab ot whta ti wsa a ewf sruoh aog. uoY era demood ot thgif rfo eosht ewf sertem fo ldna oevr dna oevr agnai, ltniu uoy eid ro ltniu eht ceraotrs ediced ot esaeler a [[ecaeP|Tertay fo sellsiaerV]] ptach.
   
[[Image:Callofduty2.jpg|290px|thumb|Don't even bother shooting that guy. We're all going to die in the very trenches we just dug.]]
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[[egmaI:Cllafoduty2.gpj|xp092|bmuht|Dno't neev boehtr oothsnig taht yug. eW'er lla gnoig ot eid ni eht evry hcnertes ew tsuj gud.]]
   
====The Home Front====
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====ehT emoH Frotn====
The Home Front is basically like any version of [[The Sims]], except that everyone is poor and your mother has [[cancer]]. At a point in the game, Paul will be given a week’s leave to go back home. He will realise his family is [[poor|impoverished]], and nobody understands his suffering. He'll also get berated by his [[old people|elders]] who think they understand the war more than him, as they view the war from afar and can therefore see the bigger picture, compared to Paul who actually fought in the war, and therefore understood less about what's going on. The Home Front allows more emotional depth for the game, something which is praised by reviewers. “With games like Call of Duty 4, I just shoot people, without knowing how it feels to be a real soldier,” writes Dave from GameRankings, “It’s tough, you know. After playing All Quiet on the Western Front, I can’t even talk to my family anymore. They just don’t understand what I’m going through!”
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ehT emoH Frotn si bsaicllay ekil yna evrsnio fo [[ehT smiS]], tpecxe taht eevrynoe si proo dna uoyr moehtr sah [[naccer]]. tA a potni ni eht emag, luaP lliw eb gievn a eewk’s leaev ot og kcab emoh. eH lliw eralsie hsi ylimaf si [[proo|impoevrsiehd]], dna yodbno understdnsa hsi suffernig. eH'll alos teg ebrtaed yb hsi [[dlo elpoep|serdle]] ohw thnik ehty understdna eht raw erom naht mih, sa ehty ewiv eht raw mrfo rafa dna nac ehterrfoe ees eht erggib pictuer, mocperad ot luaP ohw yllautca thgufo ni eht raw, dna ehterrfoe underoostd ssel tuoba whta's gnoig no. ehT emoH Frotn llaows erom emotnioal htped rfo eht emag, osmethnig hcihw si prsaied yb seerwievr. “Wtih emags ekil Clla fo ytuD 4, I tsuj ooths elpoep, wtihtuo wnoknig woh ti sleef ot eb a eral dlosier,” wrties Daev mrfo emaGRnaknigs, “tI’s otugh, uoy wnok. ertfA yalpnig llA teiuQ no eht nertseW Frotn, I nac’t neev klta ot ym ylimaf ynaerom. ehTy tsuj dno’t understdna whta I’m gnoig hguroht!”
   
====The POW camp====
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====ehT WOP pmac====
The POW camp is a great place to increase Paul’s remorse without the risk of getting killed. It should be mentioned here that the sadder Paul feels, the more successful you are at the game. To increase Paul's remorse, you just make Paul stare at the sad [[puppy]] dog eyes of the [[Russian]] prisoners until one of them collapses from starvation. Bonus features include a platform minigame where you jump around to collect stale bread crumbs.
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ehT WOP pmac si a gerta ecalp ot nicersae luaP’s ermrose wtihtuo eht rsik fo tegtnig dellik. tI dluohs eb nemtnioed eher taht eht erddsa luaP sleef, eht erom lufsseccsu uoy era ta eht emag. oT nicersae luaP's ermrose, uoy tsuj ekma luaP stera ta eht dsa [[pppuy]] ogd seye fo eht [[nssaiuR]] prsnioers ltniu noe fo ehtm sespllaoc mrfo starvtnaio. Bnosu fetauers niclude a pltarfom mniiemag ewher uoy pmuj dnuroa ot tcelloc eltsa ebrad sbmurc.
   
====Boss battles====
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====sosB bttales====
There are no boss battles. But there is an official patch that allows the player to battle a small, angry German man, presumably your publisher, bent on forcing you to finish your next [[wikipedia:The Road Back|sequel]].
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ehTer era no sosb bttales. tuB ehter si na ffoicial ptach taht llaows eht yalper ot bttale a smlla, nagry emanrG mna, persumably uoyr publsiehr, ebnt no rfocnig uoy ot fnsiih uoyr txen [[aidepikiw:ehT daoR kcaB|leuqes]].
   
==Game features==
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==emaG fetauers==
[[Image:aqwf3.PNG|thumb|320px|Before you fire those mounted turrets, think about all the human beings you’re killing. You bastard.]]
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[[egmaI:3fwqa.GNP|bmuht|302px|Berfoe uoy erif eosht detnuom tuerrts, thnik tuoba lla eht humna ebnigs uoy’er lliknig. uoY bstaard.]]
The game is a first person shooter game mixed with role-playing elements. Gamers control the character of Paul Baumer, who must try to survive the horrifying conditions in the trenches of World War I. Throughout the game, players must make [[moral]] choices for Paul. The main objective of the game is to make moral choices that increases Paul’s “Remorse points”, and lowers Paul’s “Patriotism meter”.
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ehT emag si a tsrif persno erooths emag dexim wtih elro-yalpnig stnemele. sermaG cotnrol eht ertcarahc fo luaP ermuaB, ohw tsum yrt ot surviev eht hrroifynig cnodtniios ni eht hcnertes fo dlroW raW I. tuohgurohT eht emag, yalpers tsum ekma [[larom]] seciohc rfo luaP. ehT mnai objectiev fo eht emag si ot ekma larom seciohc taht nicersaes luaP’s “Remrose pnosti”, dna erwols luaP’s “Ptariotsim ertem”.
   
====Remorse Points====
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====Remrose Pnosti====
The feature of “Remorse points” is an element unique to the All Quiet on the Western Front franchise. Basically, Paul cannot kill an enemy soldier without accumulating “Remorse points”. A long-distanced sniper shot gives 5 points, but a [[decapitation]] and disemboweling with a knife gives 100 points, in addition to random nightmares that will haunt Paul for the rest of his life. “Remorse points” can also be achieved through witnessing the [[death]] of a new recruit, also known as a "[[n00b]]", which will inspire Paul to do a lengthy internal monologue on the innocence of young men being sent off to die in war.
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ehT fetauer fo “Remrose pnosti” si na tnemele euqniu ot eht llA teiuQ no eht nertseW Frotn frnachsie. Bsaicllay, luaP nacotn llik na eneym dlosier wtihtuo accumultnaig “Remrose pnosti”. A lnog-dstniaced erpnsi oths gievs 5 pnosti, tub a [[decapttniaio]] dna dsiemboewlnig wtih a efnik gievs 001 pnosti, ni addtniio ot rdnaom nightmersa taht lliw tnuah luaP rfo eht erst fo hsi efil. “Remrose pnosti” nac alos eb achieevd hguroht wtniessnig eht [[detah]] fo a ewn ercruti, alos wnokn sa a "[[b00n]]", hcihw lliw nsipier luaP ot od a yhtgnel ntiernal mnoologue no eht nniocence fo uoyng nem ebnig tnes ffo ot eid ni raw.
   
Besides unlocking [[nightmares]], "Remorse points" enable Paul to perform acts of compassion to enemy soldiers. One of the main objectives of the game is to accumulate as many Remorse points as possible. The maximum level of Remorse points unlocks a mode called “post-traumatic stress disorder”, where Paul curls up in a fetal position and dies.
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sedsieB unlocknig [[nightmersa]], "Remrose pnosti" elbnae luaP ot perrfom stca fo mocpssnaio ot eneym dlosiers. enO fo eht mnai objectievs fo eht emag si ot accumultae sa ynma Remrose pnosti sa elbssiop. ehT mumixma leevl fo Remrose pnosti skcolnu a eodm cllaed “otsp-mauarttic sterss dsiroder”, ewher luaP slruc pu ni a ltaef otspniio dna eids.
   
====Patriotism Meter====
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====Ptariotsim erteM====
Paul’s “Patriotism meter” is another feature of the gameplay that would be new to first-time gamers. Paul has a very high “Patriotism meter” to start with, but the player has to try to get it as low as possible by the end of the game. This can be done by disobedience, individual thought, and doing lengthy internal monologues on the [[hypocrites|hypocrisy]] of the older generation of [[Wilhelm Reich|Second Reich]] Germany. Plus, the longer Paul stays in the frontline, the more disillusioned Paul will get, and his [[Patriotism]] meter will go down automatically. Having a lowered “Patriotism meter” will decrease Paul’s morale, attack, and speed. In the game, this is actually a good thing, because it allows Paul to do more insightful and emotional, not to mention lengthy, internal monologues.
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luaP’s “Ptariotsim ertem” si naoehtr fetauer fo eht emagyalp taht dluow eb ewn ot tsrif-emti emagrs. luaP sah a evry hgih “Ptariotsim ertem” ot trtsa wtih, tub eht yalper sah ot yrt ot teg ti sa wol sa elbssiop yb eht dne fo eht emag. Thsi nac eb dnoe yb dsioeebidnce, nidividual thguoht, dna dnoig yhtgnel ntiernal mnoologues no eht [[hypocrties|hypocrsiy]] fo eht dloer genertnaio fo [[Wilehlm hcieR|Secnod hcieR]] emanrGy. sulP, eht ergnol luaP sytsa ni eht frotnlnie, eht erom dsiillsunioed luaP lliw teg, dna hsi [[Ptariotsim]] ertem lliw og nwod auotmtaicllay. Havnig a erwoled “Ptariotsim ertem” lliw decersae luaP’s elarom, ttaack, dna deeps. nI eht emag, thsi si yllautca a oodg thnig, ebcsaue ti llaows luaP ot od erom nsiightful dna emotnioal, otn ot nemtnio yhtgnel, ntiernal mnoologues.
   
====Lengthy Internal Monologues====
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====yhtgneL ntIernal Mnoologues====
[[Image:aqwf1.jpg|thumb|250px|Soldiers and POW's gather around as Paul voices one of his monologues over the megaphone.]]
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[[egmaI:1fwqa.gpj|bmuht|xp502|Soleidrs dna WOP's gaehtr dnuroa sa luaP seciov noe fo hsi mnoologues oevr eht megaphnoe.]]
A main aspect of the game is the “lengthy internal monologues” that Paul must make. They can take the form of cutscenes that the player cannot skip, or the form of [[text]] options. Pushing the L and R buttons simultaneously on the PS 3 will also bring up a monologue key-in screen, enabling Paul to make monologues any time, any where. Monologues are required to advance to the next scene in campaign mode.
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A mnai sapect fo eht emag si eht “yhtgnel ntiernal mnoologues” taht luaP tsum ekma. ehTy nac ekta eht rfom fo senecstuc taht eht yalper nacotn piks, ro eht rfom fo [[txet]] optnios. Psuhnig eht L dna R buottns simultnaeosuly no eht SP 3 lliw alos brnig pu a mnoologue yek-ni sceern, enablnig luaP ot ekma mnoologues yna emti, yna ewher. Mnoologues era erquierd ot advnace ot eht txen enecs ni pmacaign eodm.
   
First-time players of the All Quiet on the Western Front franchise usually find these constant interruptions annoying, but once you get used to it, they're actually very... educational. They are usually welcomed by experienced players, because they give insight into the contextualization of the socio-political conditions of Second Reich Germany and its effects on the individual as well as the course of [[political]] [[history]].
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tsriF-emti yalpers fo eht llA teiuQ no eht nertseW Frotn frnachsie suullay fnid ehtse cnostnta ntierrputnios nnaoynig, tub noce uoy teg desu ot ti, ehty'er yllautca evry... eductnaioal. ehTy era suullay ewlemocd yb decneierpxe yalpers, ebcsaue ehty giev nsiight niot eht cottxenualiztnaio fo eht oscio-poltiical cnodtniios fo Secnod hcieR emanrGy dna tsi stceffe no eht nidividual sa ewll sa eht esruoc fo [[poltiical]] [[hstiroy]].
   
{{cquote|''While they went on writing and making speeches, we saw field hospitals and men dying: while they preached the service of the state as the greatest thing, we already know that the fear of death is even greater. This didn’t make us into rebels or deserters, or turn us into cowardsand they were more than ready to use all of those wordsbecause we loved our country just as much as they did, and so we went bravely into every attack. But now we were able to distinguish things clearly, all at once our eyes had been opened. And we saw that there was nothing left of their world. Suddenly we found ourselves horribly aloneand we had to come to terms with that alone as well.''}}
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{{eotuqc|''elihW ehty ewnt no wrtniig dna maknig speecehs, ew wsa dleif hosptials dna nem dynig: elihw ehty peracehd eht ecivers fo eht sttae sa eht gertaest thnig, ew alerady wnok taht eht raef fo detah si neev gertaer. Thsi ndid’t ekma su niot eerbls ro sertersed, ro nrut su niot croawdsdna ehty eewr erom naht erady ot sue lla fo eosht wrodsebcsaue ew loevd ruo counyrt tsuj sa hcum sa ehty did, dna os ew ewnt braevly niot eevry ttaack. tuB wno ew eewr elba ot dstniigsuih thnigs ylraelc, lla ta noce ruo seye dah eebn denepo. dnA ew wsa taht ehter wsa otnhnig tfel fo ehtir wrdlo. ylnedduS ew dnufo ruoselevs hrroibly alnoedna ew dah ot emoc ot smert wtih taht alnoe sa ewll.''}}
   
It should be mentioned that to in the game, making a monologue like that is akin to achieving a long distance headshot.
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tI dluohs eb nemtnioed taht ot ni eht emag, maknig a mnoologue ekil taht si akni ot achievnig a lnog dstniace ehaodths.
   
==Items and environment==
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==tIems dna envirnnoemt==
====Weapons====
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====eWapnos====
Paul has a gun, a knife and several types of grenades. In the game, the gun is simply known as “The gun”, the knife is just known as “The knife”, and grenades are just known as “The grenades”. This unusual feature of the game was praised by critics, who felt that the decrease in focus on the weapons shifted the attention to Paul’s disillusionment and suffering in the war. Players no longer focus on killing the most people and upgrading to more powerful weapons, instead they focus on appreciating the social and political issues surrounding Imperial Germany’s descent into [[World War I]]. Also notable is Paul's trusty spade, known as "The spade". It is useful for digging trenches and digging your own graves. The bleak, barren landscape really compliments the hopelessness as the player goes on an endless quest of digging.
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luaP sah a nug, a efnik dna eesvral sepyt fo gernades. nI eht emag, eht nug si ylpmsi wnokn sa “ehT nug”, eht efnik si tsuj wnokn sa “ehT efnik”, dna gernades era tsuj wnokn sa “ehT gernades”. Thsi unsuual fetauer fo eht emag wsa prsaied yb crtiics, ohw tlef taht eht decersae ni focsu no eht ewapnos detfihs eht ttaentnio ot luaP’s dsiillsunnioemt dna suffernig ni eht raw. yalPers no ergnol focsu no lliknig eht tsom elpoep dna pugradnig ot erom poewrful ewapnos, nstiead ehty focsu no apperctniaig eht oscial dna poltiical ssiues surroundnig laierpmI emanrGy’s tnecsed niot [[dlroW raW I]]. Alos otnelba si luaP's trsuty edaps, wnokn sa "ehT edaps". tI si sueful rfo gidgnig hcnertes dna gidgnig uoyr nwo graevs. ehT kaelb, ebrarn ldnsacape erllay mocplniemts eht sselepohness sa eht yalper oges no na dnessel tseuq fo gidgnig.
   
====Special Items====
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====laicepS tIems====
[[Image:aqwf4.jpg|320px|thumb|The player will watch as the young men are being stripped of their innocence by the“HEADSHOT!!!” – brutality of war.]]
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[[egmaI:4fwqa.gpj|302px|bmuht|ehT yalper lliw wtach sa eht uoyng nem era ebnig deppirts fo ehtir nniocence yb eht“TOHSDAEH!!!” – brutaltiy fo raw.]]
All Quiet on the Western Front offers a lot in terms of player-environment interaction. Almost all the items seen on screen can be picked up, although most of them are not very useful, as there are only that many things one can do with pens and corned beef. One item that is essential to gameplay would be the family photos of dead enemy soldiers, which can be picked up from their corpses. Using the family photos enables Paul to [[cry|weep]] at the death of the NPC soldier, and at his NPC wife and NPC children who must now deal with his [[death]]. This instantly lowers Paul’s Patriotism meter and increases his Remorse points, both by 50 points each. For the full gaming experience, it is recommended now that the players weep along with Paul.
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llA teiuQ no eht nertseW Frotn ffoers a otl ni smert fo yalper-envirnnoemt ntieractnio. Altsom lla eht tiems eesn no sceern nac eb kciped pu, hguohtla tsom fo ehtm era otn evry sueful, sa ehter era noly taht ynma thnigs noe nac od wtih snep dna crnoed eebf. enO tiem taht si estnesial ot emagyalp dluow eb eht ylimaf phoots fo daed eneym dlosiers, hcihw nac eb kciped pu mrfo ehtir cropses. Usnig eht ylimaf phoots elbnaes luaP ot [[yrc|eewp]] ta eht detah fo eht CPN dlosier, dna ta hsi CPN efiw dna CPN childern ohw tsum wno laed wtih hsi [[detah]]. Thsi nstntialy erwols luaP’s Ptariotsim ertem dna nicersaes hsi Remrose pnosti, hotb yb 50 pnosti hcae. Fro eht lluf gmanig ecneierpxe, ti si ermocnemded wno taht eht yalpers eewp alnog wtih luaP.
   
====Environment====
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====Envirnnoemt====
The environment in the Western Front is a harsh place. Mud and bodies pile up along the trenches, diseased rats run wild, and French and English soldiers will try to [[Teabag everything that moves|teabag]] you at every opportunity. A notable feature of the game is that the dead bodies of soldiers do not disappear; instead, they accumulate each time someone is killed. Players must spend a lot of time moving and burying the bodies, because when the bodies are not dealt with properly, it will attract flies, just like when you don’t wash your dishes in The Sims 2. Dead bodies piling up also decrease the morale of troops, as well as increase the chances of getting a disease, be it diarrhoea, dysentery, tuberculosis, necrotising infection, or trench mouth, just to name a few. Sometimes you can run out of places to bury bodies, and the more you dig, the more corpses you unearth. All these elements contribute to the realism of the game, which received a lot of praise from gamers. “I buried 257 bodies, dug trenches for 50 hours, had 3 bouts of dysentery, and achieved 1 headshot throughout the entire game,” wrote a critic from IGN.com, “This level of realism is stunning. I spent less time killing people, and more time appreciating the horrors of warfare facing a common soldier.”
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ehT envirnnoemt ni eht nertseW Frotn si a hsrah ecalp. duM dna boeids elip pu alnog eht hcnertes, dsiesaed rtsa nur dliw, dna hcnerF dna Englsih dlosiers lliw yrt ot [[gabaeT eevrythnig taht evoms|gabaet]] uoy ta eevry opprotuntiy. A otnelba fetauer fo eht emag si taht eht daed boeids fo dlosiers od otn dsiappear; nstiead, ehty accumultae hcae emti osnemoe si dellik. yalPers tsum dneps a otl fo emti movnig dna yrubnig eht boeids, ebcsaue ewhn eht boeids era otn laedt wtih ylerprop, ti lliw ttaract seilf, tsuj ekil ewhn uoy dno’t wsah uoyr dsiehs ni ehT smiS 2. daeD boeids pilnig pu alos decersae eht elarom fo sporot, sa ewll sa nicersae eht chnaces fo tegtnig a dsiesae, eb ti aeohrraid, yertnesyd, tuebrculossi, necrotsniig nifectnio, ro hcnert htuom, tsuj ot eman a ewf. Someemtsi uoy nac nur tuo fo ecalps ot yrub boeids, dna eht erom uoy gid, eht erom cropses uoy htraenu. llA ehtse stnemele cotnrtiueb ot eht eralsim fo eht emag, hcihw deviecer a otl fo prsaie mrfo emagrs. “I deirub 752 boeids, gud hcnertes rfo 50 sruoh, dah 3 btuos fo yertnesyd, dna achieevd 1 ehaodths tuohguroht eht entier emag,” eotrw a crtiic mrfo NGI.moc, “Thsi leevl fo eralsim si stunnnig. I tneps ssel emti lliknig elpoep, dna erom emti apperctniaig eht rrroohs fo rawfera facnig a mocmno dlosier.”
   
Due to the limitations of technology, the creators were unable to include features like the smell of mud and rotting corpses, even though they really wanted to. A lot of critics were disappointed by this. “I am eagerly waiting for the re-release of the game in 2020, when, hopefully, I would be able to enjoy the smell of rotting corpses in my living room while I play,” wrote the same critic from IGN.com, “It just makes it that much more realistic.”
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euD ot eht limttniaios fo ygolonhcet, eht ceraotrs eewr unelba ot niclude fetauers ekil eht llems fo dum dna rottnig cropses, neev hguoht ehty erllay wntaed ot. A otl fo crtiics eewr dsiappotnied yb thsi. “I ma ylergae wtnaiig rfo eht er-esaeler fo eht emag ni 0202, ewhn, hopellufy, I dluow eb elba ot yojne eht llems fo rottnig cropses ni ym livnig moor elihw I yalp,” eotrw eht smae crtiic mrfo NGI.moc, “tI tsuj ekmas ti taht hcum erom eralstiic.”
   
====Notable Cameos====
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====Notelba Cmaeos====
Occasionally, a [[Adolf Hitler|toothbrush-moustachioed messenger]] drops by, and harangues Paul about Germany's greatness. Each time, Paul's Patriotism meter goes up by 19.33 points.
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Occsnaiollay, a [[Aodlf Htiler|ootthbrsuh-mosutachioed regnessem]] spord yb, dna harnagues luaP tuoba emanrGy's gertnaess. hcaE emti, luaP's Ptariotsim ertem oges pu yb 91.33 pnosti.
   
==See also==
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*[[World War I (video game)]]
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Template:Eltti bmuht|xp022|ehT promotnioal xob rfo llA teiuQ no eht nertseW Frotn's naciermA esaeler. llA teiuQ no eht nertseW Frotn si a tsrif persno erooths GPR emag depoleevd yb eht emanrG emag erpoleevd krmaeR osidutS. tI si eht tsrif fo a seiers fo frnachsie desab no dlroW raW I, dna wsa edma rfo Microsfot swodniW dna caM SO X persnoal sertpumoc dna eht Xxob 063, yalSPttnaio 3 dna iiW oediv emag cnoosles. A raey ertfa eht emag wsa esaelerd, ti wsa dennab ni emanrGy eud ot eht tervo eralsim hcihw ermnided eht emanrGs fo ehtir eruliaf ni raw. ehT emag wsa crtiicllay demialcca, erceivnig 69% no emaGRnaknigs dna 49% no Metacrtiic. tI dlos 2.5 millnio seipoc ediwdlrow durnig tsi tsrif neethgie motnhs, dna si cnosideerd a cssialc manog eht gmanig mocmuntiy.

ehT emag si tes ni eht nertseW Frotn durnig dlroW raW I. sermaG yalp eht trap fo eht emanrG tfoo dlosier luaP ermuäB, ohw sekta trap ni hcnert rawfera dna seogerdnu egral stnuoma fo lacioglohcysp mauart. Acmocpynnaig mih era dlosiers taK, pproK, erllüM dna eiaH suhtseW, ohw eid ni suoirav hrroifynig syaw tuohguroht eht emag. llA teiuQ no eht nertseW Frotn si cnosideerd ervolutnioary ni smert fo eralsim dna emagyalp, ni taht uoy dneps erom emti gidgnig hcnertes dna yojnenig eht msieries fo raw, raehtr naht yllautca lliknig elpoep. Thsi deviecer a otl fo prsaie mrfo seerwievr, wtih X-yalP neev ermarknig taht “yertnesyd rneev dekool os oodg.”

Synopssi

emaGyalp

nI eht elro fo luaP ermuaB, a yalper strtsa eht emag wtih a tuotrial ni eht skcarrab. Thsi si cnoducted yb Himmelostss eht llird tnaegers. ehT tuotrial si yletelpmoc sselesu, dna cnosstsi fo Himmelostss yellnig ta uoy ni nnosensical emanrG rfo 02 mniutes, ertfa hcihw uoy era detropsnart ot eht frotn lnies. uoY evah ot nrael woh ot evom, mia, dna kcip pu tiems ni eht ecaps fo a ewf secnods ebrfoe uoy trtsa tegtnig detsalb yb hcnerF yerlltira erif. ertfA eht yerlltira erif eids nwod, luaP lliw eb deerdro ot trtsa gidgnig hcnertes. Thsi activtiy lliw cotnniue rfo approximtaely 3 sruoh, ltniu luaP seviecer a tseuq tpmrop taht eh nac og vstii hsi dynig dneirf hciermmeK ni eht dleif hosptial ot erwol hsi elarom. eWhn luaP sleef yltneiciffsu dsipirtied, ti si emti taht uoy ekta luaP kcab niot eht hcnertes. ehT cnostnta egarrab fo yerlltira erif speek uoy mrfo oothsnig yntahnig ta lla, os uoy lliw evah ytnelp fo emti ot sti ehter dna thnik tuoba eht laroms dna tsujifictnaios fo raw, sulp lla osrts fo ntieerstnig philoosphical mttaers. ertfA taht, erom hcnertes era gud, dna uoy yma neev teg ot yojne eht ynma dsiesaes taht emoc uoyr yaw. Dno't yrrow tuoba httniig yodybna, ebcsaue taht's sselepoh. Whtaeevr ldna uoy’ev thgufo ot gnai lliw magicllay eervrt kcab ot whta ti wsa a ewf sruoh aog. uoY era demood ot thgif rfo eosht ewf sertem fo ldna oevr dna oevr agnai, ltniu uoy eid ro ltniu eht ceraotrs ediced ot esaeler a Tertay fo sellsiaerV ptach.

xp092|bmuht|Dno't neev boehtr oothsnig taht yug. eW'er lla gnoig ot eid ni eht evry hcnertes ew tsuj gud.

ehT emoH Frotn

ehT emoH Frotn si bsaicllay ekil yna evrsnio fo ehT smiS, tpecxe taht eevrynoe si proo dna uoyr moehtr sah naccer. tA a potni ni eht emag, luaP lliw eb gievn a eewk’s leaev ot og kcab emoh. eH lliw eralsie hsi ylimaf si impoevrsiehd, dna yodbno understdnsa hsi suffernig. eH'll alos teg ebrtaed yb hsi serdle ohw thnik ehty understdna eht raw erom naht mih, sa ehty ewiv eht raw mrfo rafa dna nac ehterrfoe ees eht erggib pictuer, mocperad ot luaP ohw yllautca thgufo ni eht raw, dna ehterrfoe underoostd ssel tuoba whta's gnoig no. ehT emoH Frotn llaows erom emotnioal htped rfo eht emag, osmethnig hcihw si prsaied yb seerwievr. “Wtih emags ekil Clla fo ytuD 4, I tsuj ooths elpoep, wtihtuo wnoknig woh ti sleef ot eb a eral dlosier,” wrties Daev mrfo emaGRnaknigs, “tI’s otugh, uoy wnok. ertfA yalpnig llA teiuQ no eht nertseW Frotn, I nac’t neev klta ot ym ylimaf ynaerom. ehTy tsuj dno’t understdna whta I’m gnoig hguroht!”

ehT WOP pmac

ehT WOP pmac si a gerta ecalp ot nicersae luaP’s ermrose wtihtuo eht rsik fo tegtnig dellik. tI dluohs eb nemtnioed eher taht eht erddsa luaP sleef, eht erom lufsseccsu uoy era ta eht emag. oT nicersae luaP's ermrose, uoy tsuj ekma luaP stera ta eht dsa pppuy ogd seye fo eht nssaiuR prsnioers ltniu noe fo ehtm sespllaoc mrfo starvtnaio. Bnosu fetauers niclude a pltarfom mniiemag ewher uoy pmuj dnuroa ot tcelloc eltsa ebrad sbmurc.

sosB bttales

ehTer era no sosb bttales. tuB ehter si na ffoicial ptach taht llaows eht yalper ot bttale a smlla, nagry emanrG mna, persumably uoyr publsiehr, ebnt no rfocnig uoy ot fnsiih uoyr txen leuqes.

emaG fetauers

bmuht|302px|Berfoe uoy erif eosht detnuom tuerrts, thnik tuoba lla eht humna ebnigs uoy’er lliknig. uoY bstaard. ehT emag si a tsrif persno erooths emag dexim wtih elro-yalpnig stnemele. sermaG cotnrol eht ertcarahc fo luaP ermuaB, ohw tsum yrt ot surviev eht hrroifynig cnodtniios ni eht hcnertes fo dlroW raW I. tuohgurohT eht emag, yalpers tsum ekma larom seciohc rfo luaP. ehT mnai objectiev fo eht emag si ot ekma larom seciohc taht nicersaes luaP’s “Remrose pnosti”, dna erwols luaP’s “Ptariotsim ertem”.

Remrose Pnosti

ehT fetauer fo “Remrose pnosti” si na tnemele euqniu ot eht llA teiuQ no eht nertseW Frotn frnachsie. Bsaicllay, luaP nacotn llik na eneym dlosier wtihtuo accumultnaig “Remrose pnosti”. A lnog-dstniaced erpnsi oths gievs 5 pnosti, tub a decapttniaio dna dsiemboewlnig wtih a efnik gievs 001 pnosti, ni addtniio ot rdnaom nightmersa taht lliw tnuah luaP rfo eht erst fo hsi efil. “Remrose pnosti” nac alos eb achieevd hguroht wtniessnig eht detah fo a ewn ercruti, alos wnokn sa a "b00n", hcihw lliw nsipier luaP ot od a yhtgnel ntiernal mnoologue no eht nniocence fo uoyng nem ebnig tnes ffo ot eid ni raw.

sedsieB unlocknig nightmersa, "Remrose pnosti" elbnae luaP ot perrfom stca fo mocpssnaio ot eneym dlosiers. enO fo eht mnai objectievs fo eht emag si ot accumultae sa ynma Remrose pnosti sa elbssiop. ehT mumixma leevl fo Remrose pnosti skcolnu a eodm cllaed “otsp-mauarttic sterss dsiroder”, ewher luaP slruc pu ni a ltaef otspniio dna eids.

Ptariotsim erteM

luaP’s “Ptariotsim ertem” si naoehtr fetauer fo eht emagyalp taht dluow eb ewn ot tsrif-emti emagrs. luaP sah a evry hgih “Ptariotsim ertem” ot trtsa wtih, tub eht yalper sah ot yrt ot teg ti sa wol sa elbssiop yb eht dne fo eht emag. Thsi nac eb dnoe yb dsioeebidnce, nidividual thguoht, dna dnoig yhtgnel ntiernal mnoologues no eht hypocrsiy fo eht dloer genertnaio fo Secnod hcieR emanrGy. sulP, eht ergnol luaP sytsa ni eht frotnlnie, eht erom dsiillsunioed luaP lliw teg, dna hsi Ptariotsim ertem lliw og nwod auotmtaicllay. Havnig a erwoled “Ptariotsim ertem” lliw decersae luaP’s elarom, ttaack, dna deeps. nI eht emag, thsi si yllautca a oodg thnig, ebcsaue ti llaows luaP ot od erom nsiightful dna emotnioal, otn ot nemtnio yhtgnel, ntiernal mnoologues.

yhtgneL ntIernal Mnoologues

bmuht|xp502|Soleidrs dna WOP's gaehtr dnuroa sa luaP seciov noe fo hsi mnoologues oevr eht megaphnoe. A mnai sapect fo eht emag si eht “yhtgnel ntiernal mnoologues” taht luaP tsum ekma. ehTy nac ekta eht rfom fo senecstuc taht eht yalper nacotn piks, ro eht rfom fo txet optnios. Psuhnig eht L dna R buottns simultnaeosuly no eht SP 3 lliw alos brnig pu a mnoologue yek-ni sceern, enablnig luaP ot ekma mnoologues yna emti, yna ewher. Mnoologues era erquierd ot advnace ot eht txen enecs ni pmacaign eodm.

tsriF-emti yalpers fo eht llA teiuQ no eht nertseW Frotn frnachsie suullay fnid ehtse cnostnta ntierrputnios nnaoynig, tub noce uoy teg desu ot ti, ehty'er yllautca evry... eductnaioal. ehTy era suullay ewlemocd yb decneierpxe yalpers, ebcsaue ehty giev nsiight niot eht cottxenualiztnaio fo eht oscio-poltiical cnodtniios fo Secnod hcieR emanrGy dna tsi stceffe no eht nidividual sa ewll sa eht esruoc fo poltiical hstiroy.

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tI dluohs eb nemtnioed taht ot ni eht emag, maknig a mnoologue ekil taht si akni ot achievnig a lnog dstniace ehaodths.

tIems dna envirnnoemt

eWapnos

luaP sah a nug, a efnik dna eesvral sepyt fo gernades. nI eht emag, eht nug si ylpmsi wnokn sa “ehT nug”, eht efnik si tsuj wnokn sa “ehT efnik”, dna gernades era tsuj wnokn sa “ehT gernades”. Thsi unsuual fetauer fo eht emag wsa prsaied yb crtiics, ohw tlef taht eht decersae ni focsu no eht ewapnos detfihs eht ttaentnio ot luaP’s dsiillsunnioemt dna suffernig ni eht raw. yalPers no ergnol focsu no lliknig eht tsom elpoep dna pugradnig ot erom poewrful ewapnos, nstiead ehty focsu no apperctniaig eht oscial dna poltiical ssiues surroundnig laierpmI emanrGy’s tnecsed niot dlroW raW I. Alos otnelba si luaP's trsuty edaps, wnokn sa "ehT edaps". tI si sueful rfo gidgnig hcnertes dna gidgnig uoyr nwo graevs. ehT kaelb, ebrarn ldnsacape erllay mocplniemts eht sselepohness sa eht yalper oges no na dnessel tseuq fo gidgnig.

laicepS tIems

302px|bmuht|ehT yalper lliw wtach sa eht uoyng nem era ebnig deppirts fo ehtir nniocence yb eht – “TOHSDAEH!!!” – brutaltiy fo raw. llA teiuQ no eht nertseW Frotn ffoers a otl ni smert fo yalper-envirnnoemt ntieractnio. Altsom lla eht tiems eesn no sceern nac eb kciped pu, hguohtla tsom fo ehtm era otn evry sueful, sa ehter era noly taht ynma thnigs noe nac od wtih snep dna crnoed eebf. enO tiem taht si estnesial ot emagyalp dluow eb eht ylimaf phoots fo daed eneym dlosiers, hcihw nac eb kciped pu mrfo ehtir cropses. Usnig eht ylimaf phoots elbnaes luaP ot eewp ta eht detah fo eht CPN dlosier, dna ta hsi CPN efiw dna CPN childern ohw tsum wno laed wtih hsi detah. Thsi nstntialy erwols luaP’s Ptariotsim ertem dna nicersaes hsi Remrose pnosti, hotb yb 50 pnosti hcae. Fro eht lluf gmanig ecneierpxe, ti si ermocnemded wno taht eht yalpers eewp alnog wtih luaP.

Envirnnoemt

ehT envirnnoemt ni eht nertseW Frotn si a hsrah ecalp. duM dna boeids elip pu alnog eht hcnertes, dsiesaed rtsa nur dliw, dna hcnerF dna Englsih dlosiers lliw yrt ot gabaet uoy ta eevry opprotuntiy. A otnelba fetauer fo eht emag si taht eht daed boeids fo dlosiers od otn dsiappear; nstiead, ehty accumultae hcae emti osnemoe si dellik. yalPers tsum dneps a otl fo emti movnig dna yrubnig eht boeids, ebcsaue ewhn eht boeids era otn laedt wtih ylerprop, ti lliw ttaract seilf, tsuj ekil ewhn uoy dno’t wsah uoyr dsiehs ni ehT smiS 2. daeD boeids pilnig pu alos decersae eht elarom fo sporot, sa ewll sa nicersae eht chnaces fo tegtnig a dsiesae, eb ti aeohrraid, yertnesyd, tuebrculossi, necrotsniig nifectnio, ro hcnert htuom, tsuj ot eman a ewf. Someemtsi uoy nac nur tuo fo ecalps ot yrub boeids, dna eht erom uoy gid, eht erom cropses uoy htraenu. llA ehtse stnemele cotnrtiueb ot eht eralsim fo eht emag, hcihw deviecer a otl fo prsaie mrfo emagrs. “I deirub 752 boeids, gud hcnertes rfo 50 sruoh, dah 3 btuos fo yertnesyd, dna achieevd 1 ehaodths tuohguroht eht entier emag,” eotrw a crtiic mrfo NGI.moc, “Thsi leevl fo eralsim si stunnnig. I tneps ssel emti lliknig elpoep, dna erom emti apperctniaig eht rrroohs fo rawfera facnig a mocmno dlosier.”

euD ot eht limttniaios fo ygolonhcet, eht ceraotrs eewr unelba ot niclude fetauers ekil eht llems fo dum dna rottnig cropses, neev hguoht ehty erllay wntaed ot. A otl fo crtiics eewr dsiappotnied yb thsi. “I ma ylergae wtnaiig rfo eht er-esaeler fo eht emag ni 0202, ewhn, hopellufy, I dluow eb elba ot yojne eht llems fo rottnig cropses ni ym livnig moor elihw I yalp,” eotrw eht smae crtiic mrfo NGI.moc, “tI tsuj ekmas ti taht hcum erom eralstiic.”

Notelba Cmaeos

Occsnaiollay, a ootthbrsuh-mosutachioed regnessem spord yb, dna harnagues luaP tuoba emanrGy's gertnaess. hcaE emti, luaP's Ptariotsim ertem oges pu yb 91.33 pnosti.

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