This guy followed 'Red Dead Redemption 2' characters for a full day and discovered just how detailed the game really is
"Red Dead Redemption 2," out now for PlayStation 4 and Xbox One, is one of the most detailed video games ever developed.Just how detailed is the game, exactly?Advertisement
While there are tons of activities and storylines to explore in "Red Dead Redemption 2," Joe from YouTube gaming channel DefendTheHouse recently decided to spend a full day in the game just following around a handful of the game's NPCs, or non-playable characters, and nothing more.
The results are fascinating, as these characters hardly play a role in the game, yet they still have their own unique schedules and characteristics.Take a look at what happens when you follow around random people in "Red Dead Redemption 2" all day:
Here's our first NPC. Let's call him "Shepherd." Around 8 a.m., Shepherd heads off to work.
He tends to sheep at the farm between 8:30 a.m. and noon.Advertisement
Around 12:30 p.m., Shepherd moves bags of feed to the farm to feed pigs, sheep, and goats.
He continues moving bags of feed through the rest of the work day.Advertisement
Around 9:15 p.m., Shepherd calls it a day and heads to the local bar for a drink.
And just after midnight, Shepherd returns to his own home to sleep.Advertisement
The DefendTheHouse channel surmised that this particular character must work in the sheep yards, generally keeps to himself, and might be from out of town, given how he's sort of a loner.
Let's look at another example, just to see how different two NPCs can be. Let's name this guy "Jameson."Advertisement
Jameson wakes up at 6:45 a.m., inside a bar, and heads off to work at his construction job.
After a couple of hours of work, Jameson sneaks away to take a swig of his flask.Advertisement
After a 15-minute booze break, Jameson returns to the construction, hammering nails and whatnot.
Jameson leaves work around 1:45 p.m. and heads to the local saloon for lunch.Advertisement
After about an hour, Jameson heads back to work.
Jameson performs construction work from around 3 p.m. to 6:30 p.m., when he stops working and starts cleaning up the mess made by the construction.Advertisement
At 7:15 p.m., Jameson calls it a day and heads to a busy bar for a drink and some friendly company.
After a few hours of stumbling around drunk, Jameson finds his favorite table and passes out.Advertisement
The DefendTheHouse gaming channel believes this NPC is a construction worker, is probably unmarried, and could even be homeless, adding he also "drinks too much."
Those are just two examples of what NPCs do all day in "Red Dead Redemption 2," but the video from DefendTheHouse has even more examples to share.Advertisement
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