Like earlier video games within the collection, Life is Unusual: True Colours will frequently current you with selections that can affect the result of the story. Most of those selections are obligatory however a number of are non-obligatory and simply missable. Under, we go over all the alternatives which might be vital to True Colours Chapter 1: Facet A. You may make extra choices past these ones, however they do not have as important an affect.
As an extra word, although we do not go into element about all of them right here (we’ll cowl the key ones), there are particular selections that may affect how Alex perceives herself. Notably, whether or not she loves music and herself. If you happen to always make choices which have Alex look down upon her unbelievable musical expertise, she will not as simply regard making music as a profession selection. Moreover, of us round Alex–upon studying of her Empathy–will regard her as a superhero, nevertheless it’s as much as you to resolve whether or not she in the end views her skills as a present or a curse.
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Chapter 1: Facet A Walkthrough
Assembly Gabe [Mandatory]
Proper at the beginning of True Colours, Alex will meet her brother once more for the primary time in years. You may be prompted with the selection of whether or not to shake Gabe’s hand or give him a hug.
Personally, we advise you to go for a hug. Neither selection has large ramifications for the story (no less than so far as we will inform) however hugging Gabe versus shaking his hand will affect the 2 siblings’ relationship to begin on as constructive a word as attainable.
Assembly Riley [Mandatory]
Once you first meet Riley, you may be taught that Gabe helps her with an software essay. Riley thinks it is smarter to make use of flowery language to explain her weaknesses, like she “works too exhausting,” whereas Gabe thinks it is higher that she simply be sincere. Riley will then ask you to be the tiebreaker.
If you wish to guarantee your relationship with Gabe is as shut as it may be, facet with him. Nonetheless, it is higher to facet with Riley on this debate as doing so will make sure you set probably the most constructive first impression you’ll be able to together with her (much like hugging Gabe at the beginning versus shaking his hand). Being Riley’s buddy and somebody she will belief will probably be vital for later chapters.
Speaking To Gabe About Ethan’s Plans [Mandatory]
Once you first meet Ethan, he’ll inform you about his plans to sneak into Haven’s previous deserted mine after darkish. He’ll ask you to maintain his secret–later, his belief in you may be put to the check when you’ve gotten the choice of telling Gabe about Ethan’s plans or retaining quiet.
It might look like the appropriate and accountable factor to do to inform your brother that his adopted son is planning to go go to a mine after darkish. However that is how cops assume, and Alex ain’t no snitch.
And past that: Your selection on this occasion would not actually matter–the general story will not change relying on whether or not you blab or hold your mouth shut. However you do get brownie factors with Ethan for retaining his secret and that is extra vital.
Rocking Out With Gabe [Mandatory]
When Gabe exhibits Alex his residence, he’ll finally begin taking part in air drums and invite Alex to choose up a brush to rock out with him on “guitar.” You may be a part of him or be a coward and simply watch.
Do not be a coward.
Assembly Charlotte [Mandatory]
Once you lastly meet Gabe’s girlfriend, Charlotte, she’ll strike up an (awkward) dialog with Alex, in an try and get to know you. She’ll take discover of Alex’s star tattoo and finally ask how Alex feels about Haven to date. You will have the selection of being constructive, adverse, or ambivalent.
To be able to set a constructive first impression with Charlotte, it is vital to be constructive or ambivalent about how Alex feels about Haven.
Alex’s Historical past As A Server [Mandatory]
When Gabe must step out for medical consideration, Jed will ask should you can step in to be a server for the bar, saying that Gabe instructed him that you’ve got loads of expertise as a server. This, after all, is a lie. So you’ve gotten the selection of supporting Gabe’s lie or telling Jed the reality and admitting you haven’t any expertise.
On this occasion, telling the reality after which impressing Jed along with your efficiency is the perfect plan of action. As a server, you may have to clear the backroom, take and keep in mind two orders, and examine in with individuals. The one difficult a part of that is remembering Diane and Duckie’s orders. They are going to inform you what they need after which you should inform Jed by way of a multiple-choice check. As quickly as you get their order, simply go straight to Jed earlier than you overlook. You may have time to do the whole lot else afterwards.
Duckie’s Lacking Whiskey [Missable]
A part of Duckie’s order is his traditional: a selected model of whiskey. He and Gabe had the bottle final, so you may want to seek out it. It is upstairs within the residence, squeezed between the sofa cushions.
Steph’s Jukebox Sport [Missable]
Steph is within the bar throughout your shift and can ask if you wish to play the Jukebox Sport together with her. You get to ask 5 sure or no questions in an try to determine one of many songs within the Jukebox.
Frankly, it would not matter whether or not you win or lose. The vital factor is to play so that you simply begin a friendship with Steph and set up a repertoire that may result in romance down the road, should you so want.
Speaking To Riley About Mac [Mandatory]
When Riley learns about Mac getting beat up, she’ll present as much as ask what occurred to him. Mac will then lie, telling Riley that Gabe is at fault. You may also lie and canopy for Mac (making certain Gabe takes the blame for the altercation) or inform Riley the reality.
Although you do earn Mac’s belief by protecting for him, the dude would not deserve it. And even with out his belief, you can get the data you want from him later (it’s going to simply require somewhat push in your half). Inform Riley the truth–it will finish her relationship with Mac for good, however it’s going to additional cement your friendship together with her. Extra importantly, you may firmly earn her belief and you’ll need that for later.
Speaking To Gabe About Alex’s Previous [Mandatory]
On the rooftop, late into the primary episode, when confronted with the selection of speaking to Gabe about Alex’s previous, you may have two choices. You may discuss to Gabe about Alex’s life in foster care or outright disclose to him that she possesses superhuman Empathy powers.
There isn’t any unsuitable reply here–either selection will enhance the connection between Alex and Gabe as her opening as much as him will show to him that she trusts him. Nonetheless, there’s a department within the story right here. If you happen to inform Gabe about your powers, he would be the first to learn about them. Persevering with to cover them signifies that another person (certainly one of True Colours’ two romance options–Ryan) would be the first to know, making certain that their relationship with you may be rather a lot nearer (as they will then turn out to be the primary and solely individual to know).
This may occasionally make it look like hiding your powers from Gabe is the best way to go, particularly if you wish to romance Ryan, nonetheless, telling Gabe about your powers is awfully useful in getting Alex onto the monitor of relating to her skills as extra of a superpower than a curse. You can get her on this monitor no matter what you resolve right here, however if you would like that course of to begin sooner quite than later, open up to Gabe.
How Alex Feels About Gabe’s Present [Mandatory]
When Alex admits that she discovered Gabe’s gift–a guitar–he’ll ask her what she thinks about it. You may have Alex inform him that she felt rusty or that she loves the guitar. Go along with the latter selection, particularly if you would like Alex to fall in love with making music over the course of the story.