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#11 - qosfortyone ONLINE (05/11/2014) [-]
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#5 - navien ONLINE (05/11/2014) [+] (1 reply)
Found it.
#2 - jwagswashere (05/11/2014) [-]
MR BUBBLES!!!
#10 - greycommotion (05/11/2014) [-]
"(Giggles) I can taste all the angels dancing inside of me."
#32 - kennyh (05/11/2014) [-]
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User avatar #4 - mrblueftw (05/11/2014) [+] (13 replies)
damn I miss rapture era bioshock. infinite was meh. tried too hard to be all "inter conflicting time travel **** yo thoughts ***** " instead of a actual developed story with a end.
#33 - ianchrist (05/11/2014) [+] (2 replies)
The moral of bioshock isnt that capitalism is evil, its that capitalism without religion to keep it in balance is flawed.
(Ayn Rand was an Atheist Capitalist)
The moral of Infinite was that religion without freedom (capitalism) is also flawed.

You need both. (Although religion could just mean a public moral system, not necessarily Christianity.)
User avatar #37 to #33 - kanadetenshi (05/11/2014) [-]
Not at all, in fact it makes absolutely no sense whatsoever to say religion has any neccesity in politics, let alone capitalism.

The point was that Andrew Ryan wanted to create an utopia based on objectivism and meritocracy where only geniuses, experts, ambitionists and breakthrough artists lived and weren't bound by authoritarians. The problem is that because there was only one class system that consisted of the best and bright individuals they refused to do lower class labour that requires little education such as cleaning and maintance.

tl;dr it wasn't the lack of religion that caused the collapse of rapture, it was the imbalance between higher and lower class jobs and the refusal of a society of geniuses to do mundane tasks. If it wasn't for that rapture would've probably been a massive success.
User avatar #28 - captinchikin (05/11/2014) [+] (2 replies)
I just got these all for sale on Steam, I played the demo forever ago when the first one came out and never got around to buying it.
User avatar #6 - brobafett (05/11/2014) [+] (3 replies)
Good job, you figured out the plot OP. Gold start sticker for you.
User avatar #40 - mangostormlegend (05/11/2014) [-]
Have you ever considered what happens to Little Sisters if you free them? Yeah, sure, they escape to Tannenbaum's hideout, but what happens after that? Rapture only has a limited number of submarines, and what good would it do if they leave at all? These kids have seen and done some truly ********* **** , and furthermore will have no families to speak of outside of Rapture.

Is freeing them really the "good" option?
User avatar #38 - mangostormlegend (05/11/2014) [-]
Andrew looks like he's pushing out the world's biggest turd
#17 - Absolute Madman (05/11/2014) [-]
I think that's what Ryan kinda became though, He was the perfect example of someone with a God complex. He didn't want his people to give him taxes or the sort, he saw himself as a fair God who didn't need to take from his people and that every person could be anything without so much government intervention.

That's why when someone tried to take his place he went so damn crazy, when he saw someone who could directly compete with him i.e. Fontaine who was also beloved by the people of Rapture.

To put it one way Bioshock is ******* kickass
#13 - heretics (05/11/2014) [-]
The BIOSHOCK Song - brentalfloss Fan made but good.
#12 - Absolute Madman (05/11/2014) [-]
I just finished the second burial at sea episode. They did such a good job tying everything into one big loop. It was so good I felt like they were ******* my brain......... and I loved it.
#9 - afireinsidebrad (05/11/2014) [-]
when i first played the demo, i thought this was some russian run place, it all really screamed communism for me until the monologue
User avatar #8 - phoenixdowner ONLINE (05/11/2014) [-]
No gods or kings, only capitalism.

All praise capitalism.
User avatar #7 - redzeopoweranger (05/11/2014) [-]
now i wanna play it again
Bioshock - Official Launch Trailer
#1 - Absolute Madman (05/10/2014) [+] (1 reply)
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