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Cultural Code Of Rapture. Bioshock Underwater Utopia

Data publikacji: 22.12.2021
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The blog is available in video format. Highly recommended for review. Welcoming to Delight, City of Dreams. No kings or gods and no kings, just Man. This was the beginning of the adventure of every player who chose to take part in BioShock. This was the beginning of an iconic and well-known and loved games in the world of video. It was astonishing in its richness. Although some thought it as a bit of kitsch and flirting with philosophy, other authors released many works devoted towards the sport. The Bioshock universe is said to blend two opposite things: the city that shines that is hidden by skies, Columbia, and the city that is hidden beneath its water column Delight. The majority of players have only been admitted to the series after Part 3, leaving out the city that is underwater that, just like an undiscovered treasure from the wrecked pirate galleon has a lot of value. The game features a charming style, rich characters and lively citizens, or what's left...

But what was the motivation for the creators to create the game? How did they come up with something that is among the top famous games in the world? What is it that makes everything look so elegant? What were the ideas the designers put into Delight? These questions all have answers. But before we dive into the details, we'll do an introduction to comprehend the story (video). Andrew Ryan, the founder of the city, invented an idealistic society that would be free from the influence of any outside or internal authority and gave its residents complete liberty and comfort. In the following years an enormous scientific discovery took place. A mysterious material, Adam, was found in mollusks that were found on the sea floor, and it was able to heal any human wound and revealed new physical possibilities for human. Then, something was off the rails... That's all of the story, we'll find out more about it in the future. The bathysphere has closed and we start the dive. Be aware that spoilers will be posted regarding games in the BioShock Series games here on our blog. Art Deco Atlantis. The delight of Columbia in BioShock Infinite gives you a sense of time and place. Even with all the fantasies the city is real and is able to exist. If you examine the geographic position of Vostorg and its location, you will see that the city isn't just a coincidence that it is located in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean. The location is in accordance with Andrew Rhyne's notion of distance from the human eye. Delight is constructed in accordance with the natural landscape, and develops towards the seabed until the surface of the ocean. The bottom of the foundation lets it have an actual source of energy geothermal energy sources.

This adds to the sense of "reality" of the Delight. Underwater New York? The very first BioShock was released in 2007, and since then, the graphics capabilities of the game have increased exponentially, so the views and horizons of Eastworld remain breathtaking. The most striking thing is that the Rapchur skyline is reminiscent New York City. The most well-known Big Apple buildings, the Empire State Building and the Chrysler Building were constructed in the year 1930, just prior to the establishment of the East Coast in 1946. They are the Empire State Building and the Chrysler Building Just like the two skyscrapers that dominate the skyline and the rest of the buildings that lie beneath the water are built in The Art Deco style. It is distinguished by clear and precise lines as well as strong geometric lines. Additionally, it is characterized by it is characterized by ethnic patterning, for example, the ventilatory paths utilized in the case of sisters. Art Deco does not tolerate vibrant colors in its style, but is awed by the richness and the pathos of the interior space. The exteriors of Orient skyscrapers have sharp lines. Forms that zigzag and step using piano keys (like the top of the Chrysler Building) are popular. Art Deco interiors. In Art Deco buildings everything is filled with a sense of luxury and romance. The most costly and rarest natural materials are utilized for the interior, including mahogany and ivory. Every item has decorative elements, regardless of whether it's furniture for the hall itself or a typical store window. Interiors of Vostorg is no different. Most furniture is fitted with huge iron inserts. Works of art are displayed on the walls, and a plethora of bronze sculptures and statues decorate the hallways and signage that screams of how costly and important it is. This is true for both Ryne's posters. The signage indicating the entrance to the neighborhood according to the look of the weight, are more than 100 kilograms, as do the neon signs advising you that a plasmid shop is within. 1 Hall at one of the places 2 - Signboard for the store that sells plasmids 3 The 3rd one is an Art Deco office. In the case of Vostorg the kind of decor serves two purposes at once First, it is a reference to the style of the time, i.e. it's made according to style of the Art Deco style, which was in vogue at the time "on on the outside" and, secondly it is a symbol of the ideals of the philosophy that Andrew Ryn tried to encapsulate in his underwater utopia.

Ryn wanted to create the Vostorg an ideal place for wealthy people, who could match the lavish lifestyle that they lived in. The architects of Vostorg along with the assistance of talented designers have created the illusion of a city underwater that has a style and grandeur is apparent throughout the virtual adventure. As we enter the city just at the beginning of its decline In BioShock Infinite: Burial at Sea it is presented with the incredibly smoky dream that Ryn was hoping to experience. Everywhere is sparkling and glitters as the precious metals of gold are all over Store windows are covered by red velvet and residents enjoy a fantastic hobby and aren't sure what's going to happen to this city within 10 years. It's fun to see as well as to be awed by. It's a feeling of pity and splendor, and the thought of being outside of the sphere of Big Daddy doesn't yet cause your heart to beat faster. Then a revolution occurs and the remaining residents are turned into drug-addicted Adam mutants who don't think about how the city around them transforms into. While once there was grand structures and the luster of steel, today there's rust and ruin. Dawn and sunset in the Orient. However, as I mentioned the how the play is played doesn't diminish even a bit. Even with the crumbling ceilings, broken walls and floor that have been flooded and flooded floors, the Delight remains enchanting and will make you want to go on a journey and appreciate the style choices. Adam's Carriers. The majority of people who played the first BioShock remember the frightening and visceral feel of the hallways that were the Orient. It's only fitting that in order to create the terror and discomfort the game's creator Ken Levine was inspired by an important pop-culture book like Stephen King's The Shining. Levine, just like King, created a world that was that was frozen in time. There is no doubt that the antagonists in these hallways play an essential role in maintaining the mood. The creaking tracks of Big Daddy and the raucous laughter of mutants as well as the sound webs crawling across the ceiling cause you to slow to the speed of a crawl. One of the primary symbols of the game and the reason for the game itself, the series of games is that Big Daddy is not created out of thin air. A crucial point to note: we're not speaking about the entire range of Big Daddies, but about their most popular model known as the Gromila or as their Little Sisters call them, Mr. Bubbles. The designers probably drew an inspiration form their Carmagnol Brothers' underwater suit to design the picture. This heavy metal suit was created by Alphonse and Theodore Carmagnol in 1878. The primary difference with Gromila and Gromila outfit and its predecessor one is the tiny portholes that are in the head. The costume of the brothers includes 20 portholes and the larger Daddy is equipped with eight. Other types of Daddies also have a lot in common to different scuba models from the past. 1 Mr. Babbles; 2 - Carmagnol Brothers Suit.

Where could Big Daddies go without their Little Sisters? That's right, nowhere. The image of the solitary yet intimidating girls was influenced from the Grady twins and, this time, from The film version of The Shining. In the scene, the girls are wearing an elongated blue knee-length dress with an emerald-colored ribbon that surrounds the girls. 1 The Shining "The Shining,"" written by Stanley Kubrick; 2 - The Little Sister from BioShock. After such gorgeous girls, the largest people of Orient are hunted down by the mutant Splicers. After losing the entirety of humanity due to dependency on Adam the Adam, many have changed and are now horribly ugly in a way that makes it appear as if their bodies and faces were stitched together from pieces that have been ripped off. It's not a coincidence since literally, the word "splice" comes from English, "splice," is a translation of "stitch." Interesting facts The Rosebud female splicer model an homage to the movie Citizen Kane, in which the last name of the protagonist was "Rosebud," a reference to the lost innocence. The flame-throwing Gudini Splicers were named after Houdini, the famous magician. Houdini. From one dystopia into another Before we begin discussing the main characters of Underwater City It's important to mention that Ayn Rand's writings had an enormous influence on the beginning of BioShock. The influence is truly vast. From the philosophy that is proclaimed by the highest of Rapture as well as the anagrams, visual quotations, and anagrams (as as they relate to books). We'll cover this in a bit later. In the meantime, we'll discuss the people that were inspired in some way or the other by the works of Ayn Rand.

Andrew Ryan's picture is based almost entirely on Ayn Rand's quotes. It all starts with the fact Andrew Ryan's name Andrew Ryan, is in essence an anagram for his name Ayn Rand. The stories of both men are very similar. Both fled their home in the Soviet Union to the United States but not away from the American lifestyle. Both embraced the same approach to life. Many ways Andrew Ryan was inspired by the hero from"Atlas Shrugged," the book "Atlas Shrugged" - John Galt. He saw the lights of towers of Atlantis in the midst of a storm at sea. This is the story that gave rise to the concept for an underwater world. Bridget Tenenbaum The last name of the protector of the Little Sisters refers to the writer's actual name which is Rosenbaum. The portrait that is Bridget Tenenbaum was inspired by the look of American actor Geraldine Fitzgerald. This is evident when Tenenbaum's image is viewed in the audio diary. 1 - Geraldine Fitzgerald; 2 - Tenenbaum's portrait. Atlas \ Frank Fontaine. Frank Fontaine is the antagonist in whole underwater city Frank Fontaine, and the protagonist's loyal "sidekick," Atlas, are revealed to be one person who has many references to different works of art and culture. The name Atlas is a reference towards the story Atlas shrugged in addition to Frank Fountain, in turn is a reference to another book, The Fountainhead. The final battle is Adam Fountain's image, of the battered Adam Fountain reminds us of the iconic Atlanta. "Atlanta" refers to Atlas. However, Ayn Rand isn't alone in the way she portrays the character. Ken Levine admitted that in various ways the look of the antagonist was taken from the character of "Suspicious Faces."" Kaiser Soze? like Fontaine is an infamous criminal who inspired fear in everyone and even his subordinates. Sander Cohen. The most unusual of the inhabitants of the Orient known for his obsession with art. Cohen is a fan of outrageous antics, just as the artist was his inspiration. If you're even an ounce about art, then you've probably figured you're talking about Salvador dalli. What they share isn't just a passion of performing art that is bordering on the absurd and a mustache that was deliberately waxed. In general, the similarity is in the face. Dali's collection is filled with absurdist antics and surrealistic art However, he didn't consider exhibiting an exhibition of human remains that had died. Alongside Salvador and his other artists, George M. Cohan is in Cohen's head. "The Man Who owned Broadway" was famous for his passion for the vaudeville stage and his songs that kin him to the primary designer of the Orient.

1 - Sander Cohen; 2 - Salvador Dali Anya Andrestdotter. Designer of shoes and single mother, what is she there? It's yet another Ayn Rand-inspired character. There's an anagram - AYN RAND ANYA ANDeRsdotter and a perfect matching appearance. Cultural Slice of Delight. These characters, living in cities under the waters column are part of an unifying culture that is woven through the streets in the Orient. This culture isn't without a foundation. A lot of the things that came to be in the Orient were in place before they were invented. For instance the music that came from gramophones and receivers. I discovered the sound and music design of the initial BioShock was more gorgeous and captivating than Columbia. Popular compositions from the time were utilized to create a mood suitable for the 1950s and one of the locations even has music composed by Pyotr Tchaikovsky. Here's a list of all licensed music that is included on the screen. By looking at them, you will be able to see what type of music was popular among the people of Vostorg. Numerous walls, even before the civil war began within the town, are adorned with the different works of art. The general trend is that, in accordance with the philosophy of Vostorg and the idea that there were no moral limits over humankind, artists produced work that was unimaginable, and it is hard to pin down to any specific art form, so let's look at some of the most famous examples. For instance within one of cabinet we will see a work that was created in the style of cubism. This particular style was extremely popular during the early 20th century. Some of the most famous artists can be identified as R. R. Falk and Picasso. This style represented a major change in the realm in fine art. He was a radical departure from the and common realism, attempting to depict three-dimensional objects using simple geometric forms. 1 1. Cubist artwork from BioShok 2 "Landscape with sailing" The artist was R. R. Falk; "Woman in a shirt and sitting in an armchair" Pablo Picasso. Looking for an identity card to gain access to the private celebration that will be held at the start of The Burial At Sea. We need to explore an all-encompassing contemporary art store, however all of the paintings are of the same style, expressionism. However, they are infused with a distinct sense of contemporary art, that as a concept is only recently begun to take shape. Expressionism is a part of Ryan's philosophy that he attempted to translate into Delight. The main aspect of Expressionism is the manifestation of the inner world of man. Ryan's perception was considered to be the only objective truth. These posters that are displayed within the wall of Vostorg have a striking resemblance to film posters from the  1940s and 1950s. The front cover for The Burial at Sea: episode 1 was definitely an inspiration from the noir poster from Guns for Hire. In the Orient you will see Atlanteans hanging the roofs of buildings or adorning their exteriors. This particular element of decoration can have three different meanings. These statues are an atypical part of the art deco style of luxury. It's an allusion in Ayn Rand's book "Atlas Shrugged. It's a neo-Greek component. We'll go into it in greater detail.

A single of the more renowned illustrations of Neo-Greek fashion is Atlanteans located at the Hermitage. It is possible to be referring to mere coincidences, however, there is a long amount of information in Rapture that connect us to the ancient Greek and even earlier Roman culture. A lot of locations that are mentioned in Rapture are named for aspects of the Neptune's Bounty the mythology of Apollo Square, Olympus Heights, and so on. Aphrodite is known as the Greek goddess of beauty and love, turned into Dr. Steinman's passion when he started splicing-attempts to create the "perfect man. 1. The Atlantean in inside the Vostorg's walls. Vostorg 2. The Atlantean in The Hermitage at St. Petersburg. There are some allusions to Colombian culture. One example is that one of the places is named in honor of El Dorado, the city mythologically named El Dorado, and the vents for the little sisters are decorated with an Aztec design. Sometime, the most attentive players will observe that characters speak phrases that reference famous films. In the event that Delta from BioShock 2.2 decides to help Little Sister in Ryan's museum, Sinclair will say that "our Tin Man had a heart for all time," which is an reference towards The Tin Man, the caring character from "The Wizard of Oz,"" who searches for hearts without realizing that he doesn't really need one. The most fascinating fact for me was the connection to Adam Eve and Adam Eve. Within the realm of games, Adam is a substance made by mollusks that are specially designed. It can heal physical wounds, however it is a brain-destroying substance and creates the most intense addiction. Eve can be described as an improvement of version of Adam's serum that allows the use of plasmads. It is due to these two elements that the demise of this underwater world took place. The desire for and the addiction to Adam caused the demise of everyone in the Orient which meant that its existence was impossible. According to Christian and Jewish belief systems, Adam and Eve end in destroying Paradise utopia due to their consumption of forbidden fruits. It was due to the greed of their parents and their ignorance. The very name of the city , there is a reference to this Christian term. The word "delight" (aka Rapture) is a Christian word that refers to an event that ejects "chosen" individuals from society and brings the people to paradise. This is the kind of paradise the underwater city hoped to become. In depth into the subject the subject is known as"the "rapture of church" which literally "abduction", "capture" (English"rapture") is a term used in Christian eschatology that is common used in Protestant circles.

Rapture is the term used to describe the ascension of Christ's Church for the meeting of Jesus Christ before His Second Coming. The collapse of Rapture or the reason it's impossible. There was a good amount of discussion of the philosophy of the day although it was discussed briefly. It was not meant to hide the truth, but to make it clear the most information that could be revealed separately. What influence did Ayn Rand influence the BioShock's world? BioShock in addition to the numerous anagrams and references to characters in her writings? The main theme of her works and the system to represent that of the Orient are the exact same philosophical inclination: Objectivism. According to this the only way to understand the world is through reasoning. In both cases, Rand and Ryan classify all people into two categories: creators and consumers. The latter seek to express themselves and adopt a position of rational self-esteem. Also. ...I will never be a slave to any other person, and I will never ask anyone else to live in my place. "Atlas shrugged" is a reference to Ayn Rand Consumers On the other hand just take it in. They both believed that if you eliminated the world of these people then you'd live a better life. Andrew Ryan took this idea and constructed his underwater utopia, in which everybody lived their lives for their own enjoyment. There there was no social or moral control. For the first time, it was that way. The city flourished and looked like candy wrapped in a vibrant wrapper. In contrast, while Rand generally pondered the topic, Ken Levine took the concept to absolutes. However, the idea that every utopia is doomed to fail is proven. I won't go into the economic aspects of the issue, as numerous works have been written about this however, I will only discuss the moral aspect. In the midst of complete freedom to self-expression and self-development, the people of Orient have gone on to exploration, imagination and research of different theories. In the bookshop is a chance to see the books that were consumed by the inhabitants of the city that was submerged. There were a variety of genres such as Self-Organization Empiricism, Parasitism and Fiction. It is evident that the people of the town were mostly focused on self-improvement and self-organization. The question is, how can exist a society that's not legally governed, and how do you ensure morality? The answer is self-control. If we look at the distinction between consumers and creators and social parasitism, then it takes place. That is idleness. A condition where a person is dependent on the actions of others and at the expense of another's work.

Empiricism as a philosophical movement, is aware of the only source of knowledge as a sensory experience. The people of the movement were influenced in their writings and social goals from science-fiction. After a certain point the standard ways of expression are no longer sufficient and people are forced to adopt radical ways of expression. For instance, Salvador Dali of the local spillage, for his inspiration, caused electrocution to people, and caused other physical injuries. For all the horror of this incident the fact that it's not being criticized by the society because freedom of speech is a given. The longer this process continued and the longer it lasted, the more morals of the people in the town declined. As Adam's addiction was at its peak, those who had no qualms about violence for the sake of art began killing to get the dosage. In the name of art. All of Andrew Ryan's ideas of a society comprised entirely of "creators" is a society that is under control would collapse. And he has nothing better to do than turn the utopia into a dystopia, with complete control and subordination to the mind rather than freedom. Even if we forget it is true that it is true that the Orient was a fiction place the same outcome is likely to be awaiting the rest of us in the event of a chance to implement this kind of society. The Monument Left Forever in the Ocean Delight has been destroyed. It was buried under its ideals and ideas as any utopia. Objectivism dug the city up and turned it into an obituary at Sea. If it was to exist in the present it would be similar with the Titanic. It could be studied as an ode to a time, a culture, or an period. Perhaps one would be able to step onto it and be awed by it later on. Enjoy the rapture). Prior to him, there could have been a stunning illustration of the diversity of styles and eras. Although, no. Titanic is not in this definition. The Rapture is a 20th-century utopian Atlantis that has its own distinct style that man created and then dug up with himself.


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