Written by Eric Yee Thursday, 16 August 2012 12:08
The statistics for Telltalle's The Walking Dead: Starved for Help episode reveal that even in the face of desperate circumstance and lacking any real life consequence, many gamers still try to do the right thing. Whether the right thing is actually the right choice for a given situation remains to be seen. Many of these choices potentially put the player and others at risk or damage relationships.
Telltale Games Senior Director of Marketing, Richard Iggo told Venturebeat:
"Some of the stats we’ve seen coming back from player decisions have created a perception that even in dire times – and when faced with no-win situations where each decision is morally grey – the majority of people will try to do the ‘right’ thing if they can, even if there’s really no ‘right’ decision to be made...It’s fascinating because even when we offer players a decision where the apparently darker option might make sense from a purely logical point of view, they’ll often try to choose the ‘higher’ ground at personal cost even if that means being put in danger or having a relationship with another character suffer because of it."
So what type of choices did you make in Episode 2? The dominate choices in the trailer are almost exactly in line with how I played through the episode.