Her Story: Walkthrough Guide and Discussion (Game Spoilers!)

Her Story
By: Sam Barlow

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Warning: This guide has spoilers for the game Her Story. If you haven’t spent any time with the game, I suggest not looking yet. Instead, read my spoiler-free review and come back here if you get stuck or want to discuss the story with others.

If you’ve already played the game and want to see all the clips in order, you can do so here.

You can also see the full text transcript here.

***See my interviews with Sam Barlow and Viva Seifert here.***

What you’ll find here are some useful starting tips, including everything that’s on the screen when you first start the game. I also list some search terms that lead to important bits of information. Consider this also an open place to discuss the story, since it can be a bit ambiguous. If you want bigger spoilers, keep scrolling down.

I’ve posted some of my thoughts on the plot below all the tips so as to not spoil it for those who haven’t completed it yet. Also, for those who already completed the game or close to it, you can find videos of all the interviews in order here. If you didn’t play yet, I suggest waiting on them. There are also summaries of each interview, using the information we’re given and the most straightforward explanation. The further you go on this page, the more spoilers you’ll see! As I think about things more and discuss it with others, I’m adding more thoughts to the bottom. I apologize if they’re a bit of a hodgepodge of ideas at the moment. But I’ll likely keep adding and changing thoughts down there until I’m convinced one way or another of a plot point.

Starting Guide:

You can watch this little preview video I made of just the first four clips if you haven’t bought the game yet and are still on the fence about it:

The following are windows that are available from the very beginning of the game.

Readme.txt & REALLY_Readme!!!.txt:

The Readme.txt basically tells you how to play the game. It explains the search engine and user session.

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The REALLY_Readme!!!.txt explains why the videos are stuck in an old “mothballed” database. In this game, Y2K actually caused some problems with the PC. Something to ponder.

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Also, I think SB stands for Sam Barlow.

Query History:

All your keyword searches are saved in a list so you can go back to them at any time. But on my iPad, the list glitched out after a while and went black so I couldn’t see my search (query) history. The developer is aware of this, though, and working to fix it. Just be aware that this may happen to yours, at least on iOS devices. You may want to take notes elsewhere just to be safe.

User Tags:

You can also add your own keywords to each clip so you can find it again. You just need to type something in where it says “BLANK”. I used it to number them in the right order.

Database Checker:

If you move the archive window a bit to the right, you can access the Database Checker, which will show you how many of the 271 clips you’ve seen so far. The green spots are clips you saw and the brown ones are the ones you’re still missing. The yellow square shows the location of the last clip you watched in the entire 271-clip sequence.

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Delete Session:

Be careful about pressing the button that says “Delete Session.” It sounds like it would just clear your user session, but it actually wipes your whole progress. So don’t press it unless you want to start the game over from scratch.

Rubbish Bin:

If you open the Rubbish Bin, you can find the Hack.nfo file and the Mirror game.

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The Hack.nfo File:

Grace Hack? Anything to do with Grace Kelly’s death?

Cracker: Cyberghost
Supplier: The Legends
Stripper: You never seen us XXX
Packager: Illusionist

One for the moms here. Classic 2 Player strategy for lunch time gaming. Enjoy!

And is that picture of Grace Kelly?

Cracks with Class.

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And thanks to dayzydee for this much clearer image of the hack file:

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Mirror Game:

There’s also a little Mirror Game you can play. I imagine it’s more fun if you play with a friend than by yourself.

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Clock:

There’s a clock in the game that’s always set to the date 16/06/15 and the hour is always set to around 7. The minute and second hand go by the time on your PC/device. Notice there’s also a beach in the background, a theme in the story.

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Gameplay Video:

You can also watch this video for some ideas on where to start. But again, it will spoil things!

Tap / Knock / Morse Code:

There are at least two clips where she appears to to be using tap code. I’m not sure what she’s saying, but you get the clips if you search “Hannah Eve” and “Tap Code.” Reader George translated them in the comments section as “LOVE U” and “BYDHANNAN,” or probably BYE HANNAH.

This does lead to questions about who the messages were for. If it’s multiple personalities, they could be communicating with each other. But if they’re twins, how would they get each other’s messages?

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Ending:

There is an ending, but you can continue playing afterwards to find any clips you were missing. So don’t worry about ending the game too early.

Characters:

Simon
Hannah
Eve
Florence
Eric
Diane
Carl
Peter
Helen
Eleanor
Doug
Domino
Sarah

Search Terms / Keywords:

Mirror
Reflection
Attic
Suspect
Cheated
Fingerprints
Glasgow
Guitar
Tattoo
Diary
Glass
Glasses
Fairy Tale
Rapunzel
Princess
Stories
Pregnant
Miscarriage
Baby
Twins
“Yes”
“No”
Car
Cat
Sex
Affair
Cellar
Blood
Oxford
Conference
Camera
Princess Diana
Grace Kelly

Important Videos:

If you find clips that offer vital information, you’ll notice some flickering and sounds, brief changes to the screen, even a reflection. At some point, the game will decide that you’ve gotten enough info to see the ending. A Chit Chat icon will appear. If you open it, SB asks you if you think you understand. Type “Y” for Yes and “N” for No. You can accept it whenever you want, but don’t worry — you can always continue after to find more clips. But watching the credits will unlock some admin controls for you.

Sarah’s Reflection:

Those playing on an iPad might not notice Sarah’s reflection as much as other players. I barely did when playing on my iPad Air 2. So I was surprised to see how clear her reflexion is on my iPhone 5. It also shows up very frequently. I took a snapshot of it for those who can’t make it out:

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Chit Chat:

FYI, it doesn’t really matter if you answer SB’s question in Chit Chat as Yes or No — Yes basically takes you straight to the credits, while No lets you continue playing and watch the credits when you feel like it. But you won’t be able to use any Admin commands until you watch the credits.

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Admin Commands:

Make sure to watch until the end of the credits!
After you see the credits, you can enter “admin_random” for a random clip and “admin_unlock” to unlock the ability to view 15 clips instead of just 5!

(Someone also found an admin code that unlocks all the clips at once, but I think that ruins the game.)

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A reader also pointed out the command “admin_share” — this seems to email your search history to the developer, perhaps for a future “word cloud.”

There’s also “admin_delete” which will delete your progress — so careful!

I’m hoping that there’s another code that we need to find that will unlock some bonus footage or information. There are a lot of little details and inconsistencies that might be part of some elaborate in-game treasure hunt.

Videos of All Clips In Order:

I put all the video clips in order and separated them according to each interview. You can see them here, along with the guitar song, “Dreadful Wind and Rain.”

I also put the summaries/explanations of each video with them, and the lyrics to “Dreadful Wind and Rain” on that page to clean this one up a bit.

Continue reading for some more thoughts and many questions.

Click on the little numbers below to continue to page 2 of the walkthrough or click here.

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George
5 years ago

I tried to decipher the knock codes and I think I might have succeeded. THE FOLLOWING MIGHT BE A SPOILER SO READ AT OWN RISK:

The clip where she says “What are you doing talking about Eve?” She codes: “LOVE U”

The second clip, where she is talking about the knock code and it having been used by prisoners of war, I got her coding: “BYDHANNAN” however I think this should be BYE HANNAH. Either the actress messed up the coding or I interpreted it wrong.

I hope you find it helping or at least interesting!

Jamie
Reply to  AppUnwrapper
5 years ago

By the way, for anyone who cares to play the wind and rain song it looks like in the beginning she might be fooling around with caddD or Dsus4 hammers for the finger picking but once she gets going it’s just D A and E (em? Maybe.) you could look up guitar tab reading and the chords (looks for the open version, not barre. Ouch I say to barre on a classical guitar! That rhymed hehe) and once u know basic positioning (as close to the frets to your right without actually touching them – that’s how you get a clunk noise) it should take u ten minutes to play along.

Ragnar
Reply to  George
5 years ago

The second code is not BYDHANNAN, but if you use the tap code backwards it says “FUQHANNAH”

-> Fuck you Hannah.

Guydude
Reply to  Ragnar
5 years ago

Or it could mean “build your dreams Hannah. good night..”

Tommy
Reply to  Ragnar
5 years ago

When I reverse the code I get FUQMANNAN instead, so…

n0d
Reply to  George
5 years ago

I thought the knock code sequence where she has her head down (interview 4) might be evidence to support multiple personalities. It seems like she’s signaling back and forth between her two hands.

David
Reply to  George
5 years ago

While the split personalities theory is intriguing and occurred to me once or twice I think the evidence is overwhelmingly in favour of the Twins hypothesis. There are simply too many strange variables to account for for it to make sense they are the same person. The tattoo, the oddball shifting of their drinks, wildly internally inconsistent stories of what occurred in various areas. The bruise, as well as Eve mistaking which cheek it was on. Bruises do not vanish after only two days; she clearly had simply lost track in the myriad of details they had to keep. There’s also the Glasgow trip, which clearly happened while Hannah was still in town. Hannah had a driver’s license and Eve didn’t, which is why she was carrying no identification when she hit the taxi.

Could someone theoretically have arranged all of these elaborate mistakes to create a pretend twin for the purposes of this deception, whether doing so purposefully or as part of a mental illness? Yes. I think it is much more likely that Eve really did exist and actually did grow up in her sister’s attic. She most likely killed their parents so she could feel safe and free in the home and not have to hide. She killed Florence so that no one would stop her from going to see Hannah or reveal her secrets.

Hannah was starting to get exhausted of the two of them always being together, sharing everything, being part of one another. She seems honestly worn down by it and happy to have Simon to herself in the videos where she speaks of their marriage and time together. She also clearly snapped when she lost that, when it was discovered that Eve had slept with Simon and now carried his child, taking away the only thing which was truly hers. So she killed Simon and Eve jumped in to help her get away.

Eve did innumerable things, not the least of which was cover for the murder of Sarah’s father. it isn’t surprising that they’d ask if Sarah understood why her mother, Eve, did what she did.

I do like the split personality theory and eve nthe clever woman idea, but it just seems too wildly implausible for a single person to have been able to put in this level of effort while making mistakes in so many places two people coordinating would likely make mistakes and one person never would. It’s very natural to touch a place which recently was sore. That is actually a difficult mistake to make, the knowledge of pain is stored in your reflex memory as it pertains to safety – pain indicates something is wrong.

Another person doesn’t have those memories.

I do think both sisters are mentally ill. Eve is a psychopath and by the time this story begins Hannah has snapped as well.

As I’ve said, none of this completely discounts the split personalities theories, but it does get to the point where the split personality theory requires a pretty intense suspension of disbelief.

Elyse
Reply to  David
4 years ago

At first I was sure that Eve pointing to the wrong cheek meant that there were definitely twins. HOWEVER, after going back over the clips and listening about how “Hannah” didn’t care for the mirror that was given to her as a gift- “Eve” cherished it. “Eve” even made the comment about the mercury glass and how it was perfect for someone who doesn’t like to look at their own reflection…then bizarrely holds the mirror up to her face. I believe THAT right there, solidifies the idea of a split personality. “Hannah” got punched on the LEFT side of her face…but when looking in the mirror it would have been her RIGHT side. So “Eve” touching the right side of her face makes perfect sense. I’m not buying the whole “fast metabolism” thing either as an excuse for the bruise, that she gets them all the time and they “come an go”. Malnourishment can cause bruising. I believe amongst other MAJOR psychological issues, anorexia is playing a role in all of this. Hannah drinks coffee black, no sugar…no calories, lots of caffeine. She also doesn’t like mirrors. Eve does. Eve also puts sugar in her tea, maybe cream too at one point?
Also…the tapping. It was as if when one hand was tapping, the other was actually responding. When Hannah was talking to herself I believe that’s actually when Eve came out to “take over” for that session. I actually minored psychology (not an expert)…BUT I’ve studied quite a bit on Dissociative Identity Disorder (DID) and it seems the person’s other personality will show up in times of extreme stress. Hannah’s personality is pretty subdued, calm, nervous…whereas Eve is waaaaay too overly confident, delusional (the fairy tales), narcissistic, etc… .Also you’ll notice that BOTH Hannah and Eve have this weird obsession with palindromes. Hannah mentions how she didn’t want to name her daughter “Ava” because it was a palindrome. Eve also mentions them numerous times.
There’s something else that happened that sparked my interest. In one clip Hannah admits to “hating” her “friend” Eve and how she actually tried to kill her by drowning her. So this actually brought out another instance which supports the split personalities. I think in the beginning, when they were younger, they WERE twins and at some point the “evil” twin actually DID kill the other and took on the persona of Hannah (the shy one), the trauma of this brought the dissociative personality disorder to surface. I’m actually starting to wonder now if the evil twin did kill the other one….then Eve isn’t an alternate personality but Hannah is. Ahh!
Eve seems to be somewhat of a serial killer, the way she smirks while talking about killing the moth in the dollhouse, that CREEPY song she sings (joyfully), how Hannah’s parents both mysteriously died from mushroom poisoning even though her father was some type of mushroom expert (I noticed how Hannah seemed to be genuinely confused when she was explaining that…then at the end of that clip it seems like she realizes something – as in, Eve did it.). Also, her losing the baby makes sense (another traumatic event). Eve was promiscuous, caught an STD and got pretty sick from it apparently. Certain STD’s can cause infertility and miscarriages if not treated properly.
Another thing that was said in passing that I feel is significant was the cat door. Hannah says someone who’s thin would be able to fit through. She’s obviously thin.
I also wonder if the blonde wig plays into the idea of ANOTHER personality, a Rapunzel/princess one. Her obsession with fairy tales and princesses would seem more likely than not that there’s another personality stashed away in there and we just haven’t learned her name yet…or I haven’t gotten to it yet. That may be reaching, but this story is crazy.
Anyways, that’s my theory as of right now. Split personalities. I’ve read several people translating the first video session of tapping to be something like “BYEHANNAH” and “LOVE U”. I’m not up on that tap code though…what she’s tapping in the final confession video? Same thing?

SweatLoveBeer
Reply to  David
4 years ago

I absolutely agree with you. While I was working my way through the tags I was confused and creeped out, but after putting it all together and watching them chronologically twins just make sense. There was a build up, an almost hysterical denial by Hannah – then I assume Hannah fled and Eve took her place in a sense of futility or justice. Doesn’t make much sense considering that Sarah was “what mattered”, but in a guilt/justice way she is atoning for sleeping and getting pregnant with Simon’s child. Then Sarah would still be raised by Doug and Elenor or foster care if Eve was in prison and “officially” killed her father.

I suppose she accepted the identity of “Hannah Smith” and went to jail, while the actual Hannah was free, since “Eve” didn’t even exist to the law in the first place, not registered at birth, etc. I’m not quite sure if they couldn’t have done a huge search for Hannah and/or register an Eve, it might be a plot hole in either the game’s logic or mine.

Mike
Reply to  George
4 years ago

WARNING: SPOILER HEAVY!!!!!!!

I still have a few videos to unlock, but here’s my take on what happened: So, we know that the nurse lied about one of the twins dying and secretly kept her, Eve. Eve was locked away in the nurses house, which apparently is just across the street from Hannah and her parents house? She’s not allowed to leave, but she sees her “reflection” freely leaving the house, having birthday parties, etc.

Eventually Eve escapes somehow and lives in the attic, occasionally coming out to pose as Hannah. When they are teenagers, they begin sharing boys, like Carl. Eve sleeps with Carl, breaking the “rules”. Each twin is better at some things than the others. Eve is the better driver. Also, Even is good enough at guitar and singing to get booked at a local bar, where Simon comes to meet her later in her blonde wig, and becomes fascinated with her. The police find the guitar in the house. The question Hannah about it, first asking if Simon played. Hannah states he did not. So, the police arrive at the conclusion that the guitar must belong to Hannah (through the first few interviews, they think Hannah and Eve are the same person). Fortunately for Hannah, Eve and Hannah tried to be the same in every way possible, so she actually does know how to play (but she’s not as good as Eve, remember Eve plays professionally). So, she is able to more-or-less pull off playing a song for the officers.

So, surrounding Simon’s death, here’s how it went down:
Simon has been seeing Eve secretly at the bar where she plays for some time. He actually ends up sleeping with Eve and getting her pregnant (magic sperm). Hannah finds out and poses as Eve one night, even wearing her wig. For Hannah’s birthday, Simon had given her a mirror that he custom made “one of a kind”. Unfortunately, the night that Hannah poses as Eve, Simon gives Eve the exact same mirror.

Hannah loses it, shatters the mirror and slices Simon’s throat with it. Afterwards, Eve somehow manages to calm Hannah down and the two work together to hide the body “temporarily”, they want it to be found later once they set a concrete alibi (Eve having been out of town, saying it was Hannah), so they could come under suspicion and quickly clear that suspicion. The idea was for the police never to know that Eve existed. Once the police catch on to this, the jig is basically up. This is where Eve is confessing to what actually happened in the final interview.

If I think of anything else I’ll share it, but I think these are the details that seem pretty clear from the videos I’ve seen so far.

Mike
Reply to  Mike
4 years ago

Correction to one thing I mentioned, it is Eve playing and singing, maybe “down playing” her ability a bit since Hannah has never performed and should be a novice.

Maarten
Reply to  Mike
1 year ago

quote: Eventually Eve escapes somehow and lives in the attic – If not mistaking i remember listening to a video where she explained that she was 8 years old when her midwife, Florence, died of an accident by falling of the stairs. Was this an accident? πŸ™‚

Chris
5 years ago

*SPOILERS*

Is there a special ending video (the missing archive)? I know the Chat window… but I wasn’t sure if there was a specific means to access the “missing” footage that the DB claims exists. I got the chat window, but then when I log out it just rolls credits.

Julian
Reply to  AppUnwrapper
5 years ago

I think the yellow one indicates the clip you just watched, not a missing clip.

Kris
Reply to  AppUnwrapper
5 years ago

I think the yellow one just indicates where in the timeline the last clip you viewed is!

chunkylefunga
Reply to  Chris
4 years ago

There’s a wad of videos that cannot be found by searching.

admin_random is the only way to find them.

They are videos of the answers to the lie detector questions. The videos simply say ‘yes’ or ‘no’. Hence why they are impossible to find. Even with admin_unlock unlocked.

Mark
5 years ago

spoilers spoilers spoilers!!!

Does anyone know how to use the ADMIN-RANDOM. and UNLOCK command it tells you to use at the end of the credits? I can’t figure out where to enter it.

Matt
Reply to  Mark
5 years ago

I won’t reveal all, but here’s the key thing: it should be an underscore, not a dash.

Simran
Reply to  Mark
5 years ago

Just put them into the search bar, admin_random brings up a random clip, admin_unlock increases your search results to 15

Thomas
5 years ago

SPOILERS SPOILERS SPOILERS

I figured out how the codes that are mentioned at the end of the credits work. Still don’t know about the missing volume though. Type admin_random to view a random clip, it tends to show clips you haven’t seen before but not always. The other code is admin_unlock increases the amount of clips viewable at once from 5 to 15. There may be other commands “admin_” is the beginning of any command.

rik.yan
Reply to  Thomas
5 years ago

I think the missing volume is the “detective’s video footage” as written on the readme by SB. The same reason why we dont hear/see the detective asking the questions.

juanso
Reply to  rik.yan
5 years ago

I think there’s actually a missing volume. I’ve done some research and i’ve seen a couple of weird things. If you go into the game’s folder (i.e: E:\Program Files (x86)\HER STORY\HerStory_Data\StreamingAssets”) you can see all the videos. Here you can notice 2 important things…
1) There’s only one video with extension “.mov” (D305.mov) wich is a copy of D305.avi but without sound. I dont think this is the missing volume, but it’s just weird that its there.
2) If u check the correlation between the names of the videos, you realize D is the day, the next number is the day number, and the last 2 numbers are the number of the video. Then D305 would be “Day 3 video 05”. According to this logic, there’s a missing file, specifically the D716, files go from D715 to D716 directly, therefore there’s a video of Day 7 number 16 that is missing.Now the real question is, where is it? how can we possibly find it?

juanso
Reply to  juanso
5 years ago

i meant videos go from D715 to D717 directly*

juanso
Reply to  AppUnwrapper
5 years ago

I think there’s going to be something that proves the double personality theory in the missing video. Interestingly, D715 and D717 are both lie detector parts. Please keep me if the same happens for iOS version.

juanso
Reply to  AppUnwrapper
5 years ago

Actually, i just checked lie detector videos, there’s a span of 4 seconds between each video, probably for the detective to make the questions. Same happens between D715 and D717 videos, therefore its not very likely that D716 is between these… I dont know what to think now.. but definitely something smells fishy here..

Shaqmeister
Reply to  AppUnwrapper
4 years ago

Although, by my reckoning too, there is a span of only 3-4 seconds between each of the lie detector clips that we have, there is a gap of 12 seconds from the last “No” to the clip where Eve asks “I can take this stuff off now?” I’m on iOS, so I don’t have access to the clip files directly, but it seems to work out as 12 seconds between D717 and D718. Can anyone verify this?

Mark
5 years ago

sPOILER!!! SPOILER!! SPOILER

with the last few I think it’s impossible to get without using admin unlock as they are literally one word either “yes” or “no” from the lie detector..

Both words appear way more than the maximum 15 entries

Hope that helps

Yolo
Reply to  Mark
5 years ago

You can find them by searching “Yes.” or “No.” with quotation marks to find a literal match.

admin_unlock
5 years ago

I can verify that there is at least one other admin command: admin_delete . THIS WILL DELETE YOUR PROGRESS AND RESTART THE STORY. Seriously. I’m only mentioning it to verify that it’s possible there are other commands than admin_unlock and admin_random.

Zappy
5 years ago

I would say that she is split personality, and in a way, the final words as you finish the game, point to that.

But the issue of the tattoo throws my theory for a loop.

Some of the other things she says also throw my theory for a loop, but I believe that in many ways, Eve is a pathological liar.

Ria
Reply to  Zappy
5 years ago

I think, I don’t blame her at all. The way she was raised and went about her life. She didn’t even realise it was her birthday until she saw her ‘reflection’ wearing a birthday hat. Hop she considered herself as non-existent, and didn’t socialise effectively at all through life. And when she did it was met with more hardships, which lead to the interviews. Her life is like a hole, and she has no self worth and by the seems of it, not means to live as ‘someone’ or ‘herself’. She lived for Hannah. Maybe that’s why she named her daughter after Hannah’s miscarriaged baby, so that this child who was supposed to be named Sarah can still walk on the earth, although the child will not be Hannah’s.

It sounds strangely similar to Eves upbringing. The child that Florence couldn’t have. The child that was supposed to be Eves, but is named as Hannah’s. She seems incredibly scarred, and broken, unrepairable.

Ria
Reply to  AppUnwrapper
5 years ago

Yes, you can’t blame her at all. She’s probably the only criminal that I can honestly say that I don’t blame her for a single thing. She wanted to protect the only significant thing in her life. Even when she saw Hannah from across the road as her ‘reflection’, this was so amazing for her and she needed her in her life. I totally feel for her. This would be a great movie I think.

Yes, I’d love to know about Sarah. He upbringing, her life. Who was she realised by, what’s her take on the situation. Who does she blame, who does she love, how much does this affect her. Just so many things I’d like to know.

Ria
Reply to  Ria
5 years ago

Its confusing. I’d love to talk to the creator of this game, would be soooo interesting to know about the ‘why’s’. I guess this is a game that’s open to interpretation and imagination.
She may of even have been raised by Hannah. Who knows where she is or what’s happened to her since then. Maybe Sarah was raised by her and she left Hannah when she discovered what happened to her father, or maybe Hannah posed as her real mother and Sarah discovered the truth.
Who knows. Eve said that they had the baby to think about. Maybe Eve wanted Hannah to seek Sarah out after she was born. Maybe that was what they meant; maybe, in the end, it was all for Sarah, this child that gave Eve a stamp on the world.

Itching for some kind of sequel!

Sarah
Reply to  Ria
5 years ago

I played Her Story on PC and the achievement for completing the game is called “Reflection” and references Sarah “cross[ing] the road” so my working theory is that Hannah’s baby actually survived but she suspected Eve of poisoning her due to her increasing instability over their separation and she gave Sarah up to protect her. If “SB” is Eve’s child, then Sarah watching the clips and then crossing the street to meet SB mirrors Eve reading the diary and then crossing the street to meet Hannah.

(I’m also convinced that Eve killed Hannah to take her place sometime before the July 3 interview but I don’t have evidence to back it up yet aside from how smug she is about “getting it right” on the lie detector test)

Sarah
Reply to  Ria
5 years ago

If the player was a blank slate and not a character in the story I’d assume so but idk assuming that Sam Barlow is a character in his own game is too meta for me I guess lmao. Like if it was just the dev saying “do you understand what you saw” I’d say ok but SB is addressing Sarah directly.

(Side note: Sarah is my actual name and I thought that the game had somehow pulled it from my windows log-in or something so at first I was freaked out but thought it WAS addressing me until I remembered that Sarah was what Hannah and Simon had planned to name their baby)

Incognito
Reply to  Sarah
4 years ago

πŸ™‚

Oddfellow
5 years ago

In case you guys are really stuck and want to have a look at the videos, go to the installation folder.

Somewhere like

Program Files (x86)\Steam\SteamApps\common\HER STORY\HerStory_Data\StreamingAssets

All are there.

CJ
5 years ago

I’m going for multiple personality disorder for these reasons.

1. The only question she gets wrong on the lie detector test is her own name “Eve”
2. She says “Run your fingerprints they’ll match” There might be more to this but even identical twins don’t have the same fingerprints. So if they were one and the same thats because she is the same person.

Hrmm...
Reply to  CJ
5 years ago

But doesn’t she say “Hannah” in the lie detector test? I think there’s a video of her starting the test, and they ask her name, and she says Hannah Smith, and then says “whoops” and it cuts out. So I think she’s actually two people (though I did have the split personality thing for a while too). Or she specifically faked the test to lie there, but in the lie detector test itself she doesn’t say Eve, she says Hannah, pretty sure.

RΓΆrd
Reply to  Hrmm...
5 years ago

I don’t consider that a convincing argument against split personalities. The Eve personality is convinced that her name is actually Eve, and that she’s just pretending to be Hannah, even though she’s of course also actually Hannah.

Sam
Reply to  Hrmm...
4 years ago

I want to say she faked it on purpose. She wanted it to be read as a lie. I think the way a polygraph works (because it reads your pulse) is when you speak there’s a spike in the test (like how you aren’t supposed to talk when you’re having your pulse read or your blood pressure taken) and then there’s the body’s reaction to the truth or lie. There would have been a huge area where she spoke that would’ve been all crazy causing it to read as a fail. When she realized she’d been caught she had to come clean. I’m not sure what I believe, I really liked the split personality theory. And there’s no reason for the tattoo to disprove it, she’s always got long enough sleeves to cover except after the coffee spill. The bruise gets problematic but to be honest I hardly noticed it until something was said so it very well could have been makeup covered. Definitely feel free to correct the lie detector theory, I certainly am no expert and could totally be wrong.

Ria
Reply to  CJ
5 years ago

She says her name is Hannah (in my eyes) deliberately for the test to prove its worth. If she lies about her name, and the test reviels that she has indeed lied about this, yet highlights that everything else was true, then the test would be trustworthy. I personally believe that she knew and hoped that this would come back as a lie. I don’t think she necessarily came clean because she got found out, she had been caught, but I think she layed the bait. She was calm, almost as if she had a plan that had worked, or that she’d successfully carried out something and that she was at peace and she had no reason to lie anymore. Maybe she wanted to share her story; she claims to be non-existent, yet I believe she wanted to get her story across.

Ian K
Reply to  AppUnwrapper
5 years ago

I’m going from the start again. I can’t believe that there’s nothing unlocked at the end. If there isn’t it’ll be cruel.

Ria
Reply to  Ian K
5 years ago

Yes. I’m still wondering about that hidden archive. Really do hope it turns out to be something! I’ve seen all the other clips -.-

jingxi
Reply to  CJ
5 years ago

hannah do not has a fingerprint because she burned her finger in the oven accidently and eve did not know that

Drakkarn
Reply to  CJ
5 years ago

There is a simple reason why it CANNOT be multiple personality disorder. There are two days where they where short sleeved shirts. One day she has a tattoo on her left arm, the other she does not. It is not a new tattoo. This is proof that they are NOT the same person.

AwkwardAsylum
Reply to  AppUnwrapper
5 years ago

Actually, about the tattoo and what not, she could’ve gone to the extent of covering it with makeup. The same with the bruise. I’m not trying to argue with what you believe happened. I just want you to see all of the possibilities.

Alyssa S.
Reply to  AppUnwrapper
5 years ago

With the multiple personalities, I think it gets confusing because the twin theory means everything the girls do is calculated. But with multiple personalities, it’s a disease, so a lot of the indescrepancies aren’t intentional actions that seem nonsensical to us; they’re unintentional slip-ups of a mentally insane person. So if a personality change was triggered (by a question, a photo, something she saw), then the other personality wouldn’t have any opportunity or awareness of things that would set them apart. Like the tattoo, after spilling coffee. And I think the bruise can be explained by assuming that in Hannah’s mind, Eve has hit her, and since Eve is her “reflection,” she sees it on the wrong side. Because the only way Eve can see Hannah is if she looks in the mirror. And even in her imagination, the only image of Hannah she would have would be a reflection, since our minds can’t create new things that we’ve never seen. Like with dreams. A room might be colored and lit very differently from its actual appearance, but it’s still a room you’ve seen, either in real life or in some other form. So any image/hallucination of a fight between the two would appear from a reflected view rather than a front view as we see people who are not ourselves.

Strawberry
Reply to  CJ
5 years ago

They should match,if you watch the interviews with them being twins in mind the first time they take finger prints and the one who says go ahead they’ll match would be one in the same.

Emma
5 years ago

*spolier*

I’m hooked!!!

I took the anti glare off but before I did, I noticed after hatching one clip about Hannah – her reflection came on the screen. Freaked me out a little bit!

Oddfellow
Reply to  Emma
5 years ago

There’s a lot of spoilers here regarding the reflection, careful not to read them. Because for me that was the best part of the game πŸ™‚

Ria
Reply to  AppUnwrapper
5 years ago

Glad I did it on my iPad then as it still freaked me the hell out. Never playing this game on my phone! Covered my screen with my hands during most new clips haha and I saw her in my sleep!

jingxi
Reply to  Ria
5 years ago

cute like domino ;D

Phil Parma
5 years ago

While I’m on the multi-personality side of the fence, there is another differentiator that’s woven into the story; tea (with sugar), which is strongly linked to Hannah, and coffee, which is preferred by Eve. Working back from that, you can infer which twin/personality is giving each of the interviews. At one point, if I remember correctly, she asks for a coffee with sugar, which may add another layer of complexity.

Oddfellow
Reply to  Phil Parma
5 years ago

At the start I was with the multiple personality more than the others, but the bruise made me convert to the twins idea.
Search for bruise
there’s actually a video 2 days after the one with the bruise where she doesn’t have any bruis, where she goes “The bruise? I have a fast metabolism, so I heal fast”. And she actually touches the wrong side of her face.
Also there is a video where she eve says the hannah was always fatter, and she does look fatter, specially in the videos with the shirt (might be just from the hair cut)

And my current theory is that eve did not only killed simon, but also killed hannah. There was some video that made me think that, I don’t really remember which. I’ll search and try to paste it here.

RΓΆrd
Reply to  AppUnwrapper
5 years ago

I think it’s rather that the split personalities themselves believe they are twins, i.e. they are both split personalities of the same person, but also imaginary friends.

l32uigs
Reply to  AppUnwrapper
5 years ago

Considering mirrors it does sort of make sense. When you look at a reflection and you lift your left arm, it looks as though your reflection is lifting it’s right arm.

ProfessorSpark
Reply to  AppUnwrapper
5 years ago

I always felt that the when she had her hair tied up it was Hannah and when she had her hair down it was Eve.

PM
Reply to  Oddfellow
5 years ago

Im rooting for split personality theory.

We can see the bruise is on Hannah’s left cheek.

And the ‘supposed hannah’ who is actually Eve, touches her right cheeck (wrong side of cheek)

This game/ story has a strong theme of mirror/symmetrical/ palindrome and reflection in it.

Consider this, hannah has a bruise on her left cheeck, but when she looks into the mirror (i suppose this is the way she imagine Eve to be, ever since she was young) the image in the mirror, who is actually Eve, will have a bruise on her right cheek. so eve touches her right cheek during the interview.

She could have use make up to cover up the bruise, or the strong metabolism reasoning might be true? Lol

Just my 2 cents

Kimberley
Reply to  Phil Parma
5 years ago

Yes the sugar thing had me reviewing everything too

Eve
5 years ago

Defintley same person…you just don’t see tattoo with Hannah.

Also seems like she killed her parents with mushrooms

Bryter
5 years ago

In the last Interview she says: “Can you arrest someone who doesn’t exist?”
So I’m all for that split personality – thing.

Nic
Reply to  Bryter
4 years ago

Eve doesn’t “exist” because there’s no record of her. Officially, she died at birth and was raised in secret, so there would be no birth certificate for her. She doesn’t exist in the system.

If Eve were a different personality, surely she would believe herself to exist just as much as the Hannah personality and wouldn’t make that remark.

Jenmak
5 years ago

+1 for split personality too.

I was on the fence between the two theories. But then I realised Hannah told the story about how her and Eve were picked up by the police as teens and her parents had to come and get her.

That did it for me. If they were actual twins, the parents would have saw Eve then and there at the station. But they never did.

Other physical evidences, bruises, tattoos can be explained as covered up or fake.

Guess she was that Crazy.

Sarah finally understood why her mother (Hannah/ Eve) did what she did.

Ryan
5 years ago

This is my theory so far:

Hannah HAD a twin, Eve, who she was insanely jealous of an drowned. But, even came back in the mirror on her birthday. Since then, she’s been going back and forth between the personalities. Then, after Hannah killed Simon (because he realized his wife was batshir crazy), Eve took over and Hannah went away.

This theory has some kinks, though. Perhaps unlocking the rest of the videos will reveal more.

Ryan
Reply to  Ryan
5 years ago

*Eve came back in the mirror. Autocorrect

Ria
Reply to  Ryan
5 years ago

It’s interesting, and helluva creepy to think of it this way! I’m not convinced of the split personality theory as I was whilst going through the game and putting my thoughts together, but this does freak the fudges out of me!

jingxi
Reply to  Ryan
5 years ago

That perfectly explains why hannah looks like that she is staying in a madhouse with no face in credit 2:05

Mark
5 years ago

I’m sure it’s split personality.. How would someone live in an attic all the time without anybody else knowing??

Ria
Reply to  Mark
5 years ago

It’s a game. It’s weird I know, but what game doesn’t have their fair share of flaws.

Nic
Reply to  Mark
4 years ago

Anne Frank’s entire family did it for a long time…

Bigfatpigs
5 years ago

Iv’e noticed, at that she has said for her coffee (on 27/6) “as long as it’s black and strong, I’m good”, then on 2/7 “milk and sugar” and on 30/6 tea with sugar. (she has said these things a couple different times)

TEST
5 years ago

search up “coat” they yse the same story!

Ken
Reply to  TEST
5 years ago

SPOILERS SPOILERS SPOILERS SPOILERS

Interestingly enough, when they both tell the “coat” story (search that term) about Simon not being home, one of them says she called Eric, then Simon’s parents; the other says she called Eric, and then called Doug and Eleanor (which must be Simon’s parents).

Additionally, the last thing she says in both videos is that after speaking with Simon’s parents/Doug and Eleanor, she then called the police. Well, if you search for “Simon parents”, the character in the orange suit mentions that after his mum (Eleanor) mentioned old stuff… sad stuff… it made her think of stuff in the basement (nursery stuff, etc…), which made her go down there, where she noticed some boxes out of place; she then grabbed a torch, went back down, looked around and found “bin bags” (garbage bags), which she opened… only to find what inside…

DING DING DING! Simon’s body!

Now, she said BAGS, plural…

So does that mean he was cut into pieces in order to fit into multiple bags, or was he double-bagged (LOL!)?

Thoughts?

April
5 years ago

I am going with split personality as well. But I think her personalities thought the other existed as a twin. My personal theory is that Eve was more the person Hannah wanted to be. However, I think Hannah also knew Eve could get her into some trouble. There are periods of time she loses and I think that may be when she transitions – like when she fell asleep on the car trip and when her parents were sick. I think Simon found out she had an alter ego and liked the adventurous side of her, so he played along. Then I think he realized how serious she was and became worried. I’m kind of thinking he was trying to show her that she was only one person with the mirror and that was why she became so angry.

Jake
5 years ago

I’m leaning towards the two personalities, as the “mistake” about the bruise seems so amateurish, not just getting it on the wrong side but forgetting that it even existed and not applying makeup when she made such a big deal about how they would always duplicate injuries as a child.

The only thing that doesn’t make sense is that it sounds like Simon’s throat was cut with a shard from a mirror that he made, but the mirror they examine is clearly intact. That supports the idea that there were two mirrors, but it’s possible Simon just saw the Eve/Hannah distinction as a game and really did want “Eve” to be around instead of Hannah.

Phil Parma
Reply to  Jake
5 years ago

I thought the mirror she examined was a shattered piece of a full length mirror?

That being said, I definitely agree about the split personalities. I wonder if it’s some sort of missing twin syndrome, with Eve having died at birth, strangled by Hannah’s umbilical cord. Indeed, it might go some way to explaining why Simon’s gift of the mirror is so upsetting to her (especially if you consider the contributing factors of her earlier miscarriage and subsequent pregnancy).

Ria
Reply to  AppUnwrapper
5 years ago

Well, supporting the idea that she is a twin. One mirror was given to Hannah as a birthday gift. The other was given to Hannah, as she was dressed up as Eve wearing her blonde ‘performance wig’. Hannah wore Eves blonde wig pretending to be Eve, upset that Simon got Eve pregnant, and probably with the tormented thought that Simon likes blondes (Hannah mentions that he likes to drink with Helen at The Rocks and that he likes blondes).

Broodex
Reply to  Ria
5 years ago

I’m going with split personalities which could be more than 2. 1 of which is a confused middleman. My reasoning is because of all the different ways and types of drinks she asked for. Plus the story about them getting arrested together but her parents not getting mad because it was her friend eves idea “how can you process someone who doesn’t have records / who would go to pick eve up. Also, last but not least…. She talks about how they would take test based on who was better at what in school but, how would someone constantly in hiding be able to attend school enough to get educated in the first place. If only one of them was going to school regularly then the other wouldn’t be any better in certain subjects even if the one going to school sucked at it and if they split school time like every other day I’d doubt either one of them would be particularly smart in general… Plus, if they were just switching back and forth between who went daily or whatever, they’d have to start like right away in like kindergarden or else one of them would be at a major disadvantage of missing basic learning tools. Also, they talk about reading all the time… How would a child stuck in an attic all the time learn how to read? I don’t think a 2nd younger child would have the ability / know how to teach things such as reading to another child.

Broodex
Reply to  Ria
5 years ago

Also, the diary they kept in order to let each other know what happened when one of them took over and the attic is just a metaphor for where the one personality was when the other was out to play. This would also explain the use of morse code to one another at the table. It happened during one of the few times when the character looked stressed which could be why they were able to transition in and out to respond to each other with it so quickly. it was essentially her sub conscious talking to itself without even realizing it.

Jessica
Reply to  Broodex
4 years ago

Another supporter for multiple personalities here. There are several clips that indicate that she may have transitioned during the interview from Hannah to eve or vice versa because she looks at the camera confused and asks if the camera is recording. Both times this happens during an interview and she obviously would have been told from the beginning that the sessions were being recorded. I did not notice this until I watched all the clips in order.

I also think one of the beginning clips supports multiple personalities because she talks about her diary and how she had to write in it in great detail to make sure “everyone is on the same page.” When researching multiple personalities for my psychology classes, when an alternate personality takes over, there are gaps in the other personalities memories. The other personalities are resting in a state of unconsciousness so to speak. She is always stating that she doesn’t remember certain things or it is hard to remember that far back and maybe the reason why she doesn’t remember those details is because the other personality had taken over.

Broodex
Reply to  Ria
5 years ago

I mean one just eve just being able to say Bye to hannah assuming the msg was reciprocated

Broodex
Reply to  Ria
5 years ago

Idk why the word “one” is in there. Its almost 6am and I haven’t slept, lol.

Broodex
Reply to  Ria
5 years ago

I just ended up having way more fun with it than intended. I was expecting to just load it and mess around but ended up getting hooked until I locked in my own theory. I hope one day they give a definitive answer. I’d pay another $5 for the lost recording if it gave us an answer.

Broodex
Reply to  Ria
5 years ago

That’d work too

Jake
Reply to  Phil Parma
5 years ago

You can see it when she puts the mirror down (search “in his throat”) and then for the rest of that day’s interview. I think it’s a small, hand-held mirror as you can see the handle there for it.

Ian K
5 years ago

I think she confuses herself which personality she is when talking about Oxford. I’d be of the opinion that she’s a split personality.

Ian K
Reply to  AppUnwrapper
5 years ago

So they’re going with a double jeopardy kind of defence? Or both claiming to have done it?

Steve
Reply to  AppUnwrapper
4 years ago

Eve is not safe – you can definitely be arrested for things like lying to the police, obstructing an investigation, and helping a murderer escape.

Why do people think Hannah escaped anyways? The last we see of her, she tries to open the door of the interrogation room, but it’s locked. Then in interview 7 Eve says she’s “gone” but not where to.

Steve
Reply to  Steve
4 years ago

Well, other than the fact that Eve acts smug and happy in the clip I mentioned.

Still, in another clip you can find of Eve with the keyword “gone” she says the whole reason for the conspiracy to hide the murder was to protect the baby. And given what I said above (obstructing justice is a crime), Eve would still end up in jail, and she’s the one carrying that baby (regardless of whether you think they are twins or not).

If they are twins, and she was telling the truth that the most important thing was to protect the baby, wouldn’t the best plan be for Hannah to turn herself in?

Shaqmeister
Reply to  Steve
4 years ago

@Steve – Ask yourself the question, what actual evidence do you have that Eve is the one that is pregnant? That she tells us a ‘story’ in the final interview where she’s the one that got pregnant by Simon? Eve has been telling us a lot of stories? Eve’s whole life is one big story?

Being sick in the third interview? Is that evidence?

And what do you think that the police had said to Eve at the start of that interview, that led to Eve’s response “Oh, it tastes fine to me.”? Do you think it might be something like “Is that coffee all right? It looks like it’s got a nasty film on it. Do you want me to get you another?” Easiest thing to slip an emetic into your own drink.

No. Hannah and Eve came into the police with a plan. They told us themselves, something along the lines of “We wanted suspicion to be directed at us, so that…” I think that plan had to change, and I think that the key bit of evidence that made it so that they couldn’t both finally hope to get away with it, was the speeding camera.

Anyway, once the plan changes, then it all comes down to their having to think of a way to protect Sarah, Simon’s child – she’s “the only thing that matters.”

How is it even possible to think that the ending, which sees Eve as the one that the police have in custody and are arresting, has any sense as a plan to protect Sarah, if Eve is the one that is carrying Sarah?

Hannah and Eve are two clever, clever women. They haven’t gotten away with the big lie all these years if that wasn’t the case. Ok, so they couldn’t get them both off the rap, but what makes you think that they haven’t gotten away with it now?

Ian K
Reply to  AppUnwrapper
5 years ago

Also both women (with and without tattoo) describe Simon as their husband.

Doug
Reply to  AppUnwrapper
5 years ago

Unless her (single person) plan was to create the impression that there were twins, and then blaming the “other one,” as a way of getting out of being arrested. I was totally on “Team Twin” but I think I’m coming around to “Team Split.”

Ian Kjust
Reply to  AppUnwrapper
5 years ago

Just thinking. Is it ever stated that they are twins or that there are actual twins? Still missing a bucket of clips, but won’t mind a spoiler.

TheDemko
5 years ago

I got the impression of split personality as well. It was the bit about Hannah/Eve’s parents dying, and her intimating very clearly that they were murdered. Then, Eve basically said she woke up and that she had ‘slept right through it’. I’m pretty sure Hannah took over and killed her parents, and Eve knew nothing of the plan. It was just another time that Hannah broke ‘the rules’. Plus, a lot of self-aware MPD sufferers do internally discuss ‘rules’ regarding their behavior. When they can step in, when they can’t, etc.

Ian K
Reply to  AppUnwrapper
5 years ago

In the knock code scene, why would she address herself in the third person “why have you being talking about Eve?” That scene is confusing my wee brain slightly and leading me to split personality.

Ian K
Reply to  AppUnwrapper
5 years ago

Any thoughts on the whole reaction to the mention of twins and fingerprinting? And if her hand was burnt on an oven would that not take off the prints?

Ria
Reply to  AppUnwrapper
5 years ago

I was also thinking that the parents were murdered somehow. Why would an expert pick dodgy mushrooms killing two of them?
So suspicious when they mention how they both knew what to look out for, therefore they both knew what not to pick. Especially convinced of your scenario, I think a dud mushroom was picked deliberately. Way too suspicious for two people to die of mushrooms from an expert.

Also, I’m a bit concerned about Florence’s death. Maybe Eve was that eager to see her ‘reflection’ that she didn’t care for Janice. It’s clear to be that Eve is slightly messed up though. Who knows what really happened to the diseased…

Ria
Reply to  Ria
5 years ago

P.S. Don’t ask me who Janice is. I keep having to avoid writing Janice for Florence!

Alyssa S.
5 years ago

I’m in favor of the split personalities theory. I’ve read a lot about pathology and mental illness, and it’s very rare that only two personalities exist. A third personality is commonly discovered at times when the person feels threatened, either outward danger or an inward threat to the personalities’ separate yet intwined existences. Notice that at the time Hannah became pregnant, Eve worried about their becoming separate people. She says that during the same year as her miscarriage, her parents are found dead. Both Hannah and Eve tell this story, noting that their father would never have chosen those poisonous mushrooms. Both of the girls look genuinely saddened and suspicious of the circumstances. They also both do not remember their being sick, just their bodies being found.
A solution to the problem of the personalities becoming separated would be Simon and Hannah living in their own house, with Eve “living in the attic.” The death of Hannah’s parents opens up that possibility and maintains the system Hannah and Eve have been building since childhood. I think the third personality took care of this obstacle for the girls.
However, the fact that the girls cover up Simon’s death to protect Hannah would pose a problem to my theory. Maybe Hannah is serving as the problem solver. Simon discovers his wife in a bar, wearing a wig and thinking she’s someone else. Eve says he brought her to the house, almost “like he wanted to be caught.” Maybe he was checking to see if his wife was where she was supposed to be. If they could be in the same place at the same time. He gives Hannah the mirror when she is dressed up as Eve, trying to tell her they are the same person; Hannah feels her system being threatened; she kills Simon to maintain the balance between the personalities. Eve confuses the police, believing she’s saving her “sister” and “their” baby, as they both refer to the unborn child as being “ours.”
I also would agree that it’s possible Eve could have been real. Hannah could have killed her. Drowned her, as she described herself. The concept of a human little girl living unnoticed for close to a decade is very hard to believe. Did they shower at the same time to avoid the suspicion of taking two showers a day? Did Hannah sneak entire meals up to the attic three times a day? Did Hannah’s parents, described as not being rich, buy twice as much shampoo, conditioner, tampons, and underwear as they would for one girl? It doesn’t make sense. Also, the name Eve, having been chosen by “Florence,” because she planned to use it for her own child, is a palindrome just like Hannah. If she had taken the name from Eve’s real parents, this might make sense. But for the two twin girls to have been given two palindromic names independently of each other, is just hard to swallow as fact. This game provides too much symbolism with regards to mirrors and reflections for me to believe it’s a mere coincidence.
Eve also mentions that her “reflection” would go “on adventures” while she stayed in the same place. Eve could be stuck in the mirror, looking back at the real girl who can turn from the mirror and continue a life outside of it, whereas Eve only existed when they looked in the mirror. One day, she “went across the street.” She stepped out of the mirror and used Hannah’s life as her own.
The tattoo, I think, must have been Simon’s way of knowing his wife was suffering from a mental illness. We may not know whether Simon wished to assimilate the two or be with the Eve personality over the Hannah personality, but he most likely tried to take some sort of action, and that’s why he was killed.

Ian K
Reply to  AppUnwrapper
5 years ago

Unless something was unlocked at the end, I don’t think we’ll ever know the full story.
However, the reason I’m going with the split personality, is because, in my opinion, it’s harder to cover steps and easier to make mistakes. If there were two working on the same project or aiming for same end result I think it’d be easier done.
As for the Glasgow part, nothing to say she couldn’t have killed and then drove.

Ian K
Reply to  AppUnwrapper
5 years ago

Well the character could be along the lines of Di Caprio’s scenario in Shutter Island.

Any significance with the reflection of the face in the screen?

Alyssa S.
Reply to  AppUnwrapper
5 years ago

It may just be me not really knowing how long it would take her to go back from Glasgow, but it seems like she lost time. She says it was about nine when she stopped the car and fell asleep, and the next time she gives a specific time, she says it’s three and she’s back at the house finding Hannah with Simon’s body. She tells the story about hitting a taxi and then going to the hospital, with the added detail that she had no identification, which made the taxi driver angry. So if you assume this is true, the only information you could gather from the hospital would be that an unidentified woman came into the hospital around nine after a fender bender. So although that would provide a kind of an alibi, even if they found the taxi driver and he said Eve was the woman he saw, that’s not solid in the least. The evidence they show her is understood to be a traffic camera photo of her driving past somewhere, probably Glasgow. So they have a photo of her there, but they can’t confirm how long she was there. When she fell asleep, it’s possible she transitioned in that moment and drove back.

Ria
5 years ago

(SPOILERS! Read at own risk!!!!)

My take on this game…

Firstly, I loved it! So unique and I love solving things.

I believe that Hannah and Eve are twins. I did contemplate Hannah being a bit psycho and believing she was two people. She seemed so calm for someone that had just killed someone too. But with the evidence against them, in my eyes, they are twins. The whole Eve driving to Glasgow then explaining this to the police, I suspected this early on, not long after I queried them as twins, it would make sense to explain what you know best.
I can imagine that the rehearsed statement was from reading their diary. One would have an interview, then write it down. The other would read it so they both had their facts right. Unfortunately for them, it was a bit too spot on.
I felt that when Hannah revered to Eve often, and quite unwantingly as if she was a burden. Like she was hinting about some flea on her back. How she mentioned about being alone on her honeymoon, and just Simon and her on her wedding dance, time to herself at his parents house, then talking hatefully about ‘her friend Eve’, also Simon wanted to call their baby (Simons and Hannah’s) Ava, and Hannah said she didn’t want a symmetrical name, it was too much like Eve’s. I saw all sorts of emotional references from both of them, such as envy, hate, distance, longing, delusion, stress, panick, happiness, love etc.

At once, and I’m still not entirely sure, but I thought that Eve had actually killed Hannah, or Hannah killed herself when she mentioned that she isn’t coming back. I’ve swayed more towards her leaving, but it would be more permanent if she’d died, then she’d never be caught… I thought Eve wanted to keep Hannah away from Sarah, but maybe not.

In my eyes, Sarah is definitely Eves child. Eve loved Hannah, probably knew what Hannah would have named her baby, which was Sarah. I was surprised to discover that we were in fact acting as Sarah.
Also, when asked ‘do you know why your mother did what she did’ (something like that) I don’t think this makes it look like it was Hannah’s kid, I think it refers to covering up the murder, pretending to be Hannah, why did she feel as though she had to continue this way etc I think it’s a question about many acts that Eve herself committed.

I was a bit confused as to why a date mentioned on there was (something)/06/84 as opposed to 06/94. I think this was an error, a spoken error, not the text date on every video. Maybe it was supposed to be an example of how under pressure they were at the up interview.

I don’t think Eve really thought that she would not to get arrested, because of her absent identity. The police would not simply say, you’ve assisted with a murder, committed fraud, but have no identity so we can’t take you in. She asked for a lawyer. Also, she was raised and practically lived most of her life in an attic, what’s a jail sell got on her! However, there were some rather silly things such as Hannah’s parents never visiting the attic, nor did the police when her parents died, yet there was clearly a big investigation. But you know, every game lacks common sense some place, and you need to faulter a little to fit every desired scenario in it seems.

About the morse code, if it says good bye Hannah, I’m thinking she could either be dead or alive. But if it did mean F U Hannah, then I’m thinking she’s dead…

I love how this game is open to interpretation. You can see how people’s brains are working, really working on those cogs! Have to say though, when Hannah’s face pops up on the screan after you watch particular clips, that really disturbs me, as does when the music starts to play. I actually woke up after seeing Hannah’s face pop up in my dream, a lot scarier and possessed! Scared the sh… Out of me! This game truly disturbed me in ways! Especially at night haha its not scary, just creeps me out and makes me walk around with the lights on.

Great game. Apologise for any spelling mistakes. It’s late, and there’s too much to mark haha.

Ria
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5 years ago

Yes I am. That would make her over 100 years old right? Unless I’m just over tired!

Ria
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5 years ago

Yes, of course, of course. Definitely just over tired! I was obiously not processing 1980’s thinking it was 1800’s! Was wracking my brain over this for ages thinking it was an error. Way to young to be going senile! Thanks for sharing a bit of common sense with me haha!

April
5 years ago

I’m still thinking split personality. I think she spent a lot of time in the attic when she was young and played with her doll house and read fairy tales. I think Eve was created from the fairy tale Rapunzel. I think she became Eve by putting on the long blonde wig and used the story of Grothel to create Eve’s mother, Florence. Also, I think she came up with the story about trying to drown her sister from the “traditional ballad” she sang. Again, I think Simon discovered she had two personalities and he liked Eve because she was more adventurous and unpredictable. When Hannah discovered he liked Eve more, she became enraged. I’m curious about whether both girls had an STD. It really makes sense to me that she is one person at odds with her personalities. I also agree with the possibility that she was a twin, but that her sister died at birth from having the umbilical cord wrapped around her neck. Perhaps her mother told her and even blamed her some for it and that is where the drowning notion came from. I love hearing everyone’s theories!

April
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5 years ago

I was under the impression that Sarah was trying to find out why her mother killed her father.