Chris mentioned the Biocells from Deus Ex. (Original Flavor) One thing that always bothered me about those, was that it was never clear what JC Denton was doing with the Biocells. Was he eating these batteries? Rubbing them on his skin? Was he opening them and drinking the blue energy juice inside? Did he have a battery receptacle hidden somewhere in his body?
Also, note that Josh discovered two more glitches in this episode. The first is where the hooker and her boss failed to have their scripted argument that set up her quest. The second one is where the police mysteriously attacked Jensen when all he did was murder the subway dancer and his entourage with superheated high-velocity ball bearings. Must have been a bug.
How does the Typhoon work? Does all of the shrapnel fly out of Jensen’s body? From where? His pores? How does he keep it from reducing his clothes to washcloth-sized tatters? If it comes out of this torso, doesn’t he have to worry about it hitting his non-torso parts? Wouldn’t it be insanely dangerous to have that flying out of your body with a wall or ceiling nearby?
How often would you need a weapon like the Typoon, anyway? How often will you find yourself surrounded by foes, with no civilians or allies nearby, with a clear line of sight to the foes, yet the foes haven’t already shot your ass dead? That seems like a very, very situational weapon. You’d probably be better off saving the body space used by the Typhoon and installing a pastry oven instead. Or maybe a pencil sharpener. No, hang on. How about a candy bar dispenser?
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