The way that we use tools works to our advantage. Sometimes, we do things we can’t control ourselves, and we’re able to alter that. A lot of our thoughts and actions and moods also come from the tools we use. That’s why we need to remember that you can control the tools we use with great ease. Some tools we use are not designed for automation or even human control, like the tool that we have around us.
It’s true that some of the tools we use have become so automatic and so easy to use that they don’t require any conscious effort on our part. Just think about how much you use a washing machine or a dryer. You do it all day and then at night you go to bed. The same is true of our tools. The same tools that we use every day, like our computers, phones, and watches are all designed to help us do our jobs.
What happens when these tools are designed for human control and not for automation? That’s what’s happening with the 2×4 technology that’s at the center of Arkane’s Deathloop. In many ways this is the most important aspect of the game. It’s the technological element that makes the most difference in the game’s story, though.
The 2×4 technology in Deathloop is one of the most important aspects of the game. It allows you to move objects around in the game without a key and the freedom to see what objects you’re moving. The same technology that makes this possible can be used to teleport you from one location to another. This is of course very useful, but it can also be a deadly trap. Like many other Arkane games, Deathloop has a sense of humor about this.
Imagine a game where you have to go to a certain location in the game that you then have to wait for someone to show up to the location. You know that they’re there, so you just wait. Now imagine that instead of waiting you have to use your 2×4 technology to walk to another location that you know, you’re at. You can’t tell which location you’re at, so you have to figure it out.
If you’ve played a little Arkane, you’ll know that you can use your 2×4 technology to walk to a location on the map that you know is there. Now imagine that instead of finding the location you need to walk to, you got to find two locations that you know are there, which is a lot tougher.
I think that’s called the “Sophistry” of 2×4 technology. It’s not that difficult to figure out which is the right one to go to but the process is a little longer. It becomes a little daunting when you have to figure out how to figure out who the “right” one is. But don’t worry, I’m here to help.
2×4 technology is great for finding the right location to go to, but it can be a bitch to figure out. There are a lot of ways to lose your way and find yourself lost in a maze in 2×4 technology, and I’m here to tell you which way to go, how to figure out which way to go, and how to find the way out again.
I know it can be frustrating. I’m sure you’ve had that happen to you, and that’s a lot of fun.
That’s why I’m here. I am not here to make you feel better about making the wrong decision. I’m here to help you figure out which way to go.