Change ), You are commenting using your Google account. I prefer to think of Red Dead Redemption as ending when John Marston gets gunned down after taking out six or seven dudes in slow motion. Sign me up! Haha…just kidding (mostly). Jack Marston is mainly for open world play, and getting 100% completion if you haven't already with John. Great post as always, and thanks for linking to my blog! I loved being in the […], […] you follow my personal blog, you might have noticed that I recently finished Red Dead Redemption. Now that would be a GAME – Marston’s life of debauchery and crime? I say sequel but I would love a prequel actually, living through John’s criminal days with the gang. Allows Abigail or Jack to be killed. Oh man, you gotta play Colossus! It's the pain that I feel through Jack. Come on, as if you didn’t already guess that much. I felt John's plight, and I wanted it to be all better in the end. Maybe I’ll see things in a different light then. The reunion of Marston, Abigail his wife, and Jack his son brought a tear to my eye, and I would have been more than happy to have had the credits roll after that. ….aaaaand now, Bon Jovi’s gonna be stuck in my head all evening. You’ll be playing as John Marston for the rest of the game, and there doesn’t seem to be any way to go back to Arthur. Jack Marston missions? (Younger RDR1 Jack was a bit of a dick too, tbf.) When playing as Jack Marston, the mission will fail if … Oh my god would I love that. Good points all around; sounds like you gave Jack more of a back story than I perceived that he had in the game! I'm just imagining playing with an older Jack Marston during the Roaring Twenties, falling into the outlaw life just like his father. Imagine the most atmospheric parts of Zelda but stripped down to this really beautiful, simple, tragic story. Where do you go from here. all along, then give people a fucking chance to know Jack Marston. I think it just might actually be Video Game Gold if the player played its predecessor. The Place Beyond the Pines is I think the best/worst example, where Dane Dehaan wants to kill the policeman who killed his father even though he never knew his father and had no connection with him. This isn't present with any of the other hatless outfits. Though I did run into a few teeth-gritting glitches and never quite got the hang of horse breaking, these minor problems hardly colored the overall experience. The character of Jack Marston in Rockstar’s Red Dead Redemption doesn’t compare favourably to his father, John Marston, but with a bit of mental squinting I came to the conclusion that this character-hobbling was not only deliberate but desirable as well. I don’t want to complete Marston’s side quests with him. (Ahem, kinda like John Marston, ahem.). […]. I don’t know this game, but if I hear it a third time, I must look into it. As far as I know, once you kill Ross as Jack Marston, that’s it. Red Dead Redemption is a near-perfect game, and I only disliked the end of the game in principle not in fact. Jack wants to be his father but he doesn’t. If you don’t follow my blog, well…OMG go follow it now! And I could have done without the dead eye attempt, though I know Marston would have at least tried such a thing before the blaze of glory. Instead of a three-act play revolving almost solely around John Marston, how about a two-act structure in which the first act is about John Marston, his gang, the feds, and his death, while the second act is about Jack seeking revenge, seeking redemption. (Unfortunately, it’s Playstation exclusive, so if you don’t have access to a PS2 or PS3, that might be why you haven’t crossed paths with it. It’s a risky way to end a game, but it totally paid off in spades for Rockstar. ( Log Out / Jack Marston missions? […] I Don’t Know Jack (Marston): Red Dead Redemption [1,800 views] […], […] written about RDR shortly after I first finished in it 2013, such as my own article here, “I Don’t Know Jack (Marston).” Drawing back the curtain a bit, over the past several months or so, that particular post […], […] loved Red Dead Redemption. Change ). And not really the end of the ending, but the…the…oh, just read on and you’ll see what I mean. After completing all of the side missions to the heartbreaking end into the epilogue… this game is really touching and now with my story with little to nothing more to complete (besides Remember My Family as the last side quest… which I havent started yet) I really think the writers should continue into this orphaned outlaw Jack Marston’s story. Trains snake around and through the landscapes, “auto-mobiles” are the newest of fangled contraptions that will surely destroy the lands, and some sort of flying machine is schedule to be debuted at a point in the near future. Jack Marston is mainly for open world play, and getting 100% completion if you haven't already with John. It’s doesn’t quite…match (he obviously hadn’t taking up smoking yet.) While we’re not going to get into all the details of what goes on in the story, we are going to explain how to play as John Marston and where this ends up occurring in the story. During his childhood, Jack grew in the gang's life, and developed a close bound with John and Abigail's friends and fellow outlaws Dutch van der Linde, Bill Williamson, and Javier Escuella. You can try and argue that it’s not really logical for that soft-hearted kid to obsess over avenging his father, but there’s plenty of lesser examples of other sons doing the same thing. Let's play as Jack Marston in Red Dead Redemption 2 PC and cause some mayhem. I was just thinking about Jack after watching a youtube "game movie" (just combined all of the cutscenes together in RDR). But the ending. True, not all chapters are winners as more than a few were little more than looting, escort, and racing missions; but the ones that built upon Marston’s story were damn near riveting. User Info: ddhcts. You could play as the adult Jack Marston in Red Dead Redemption epilogue so we think that it’s actually him. But I get why it, as gameplay, was included, and it did add some more depth to John’s personality, which was cool. Also, live your own life, you know? Play the side shit first so then you wont be stuck with the son doing all the side missions (which have nothing to do with his character what so ever). It’s a cleansing, deep breath in what’s otherwise an emotionally heavy and heady game. Red Dead has firmly earned its place among my most favorite current gen games. Red Dead Redemption 2 features six chapters and two epilogue chapters. Again, I don’t think the execution was perfect, and you do a good job pointing out why it’s troubling at points. I get that critique of yours. I was just wondering, if they make a RDR3, and for whatever reason they use Jack Marston as the main character, how would that play out? There a no further Missions, there are tasks to unlock outfits such as completing all the american gang hideouts in 24hr In Game hours to unlock an outfit but no proper missions. The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt (PS4) Hell, I was thoroughly impressed with the whole damn game – the scenery, the music, the story, the characters, the gameplay. Commits vandalism. Jack Marston is a prick, but that’s probably ok. To me it felt tacked on and rushed. Red Dead Redemption 2 - Playing as little Jack Marston as a child (RDR2 Mods) Red Dead Redemption 2 player model swap modding video for Red Dead Redemption 2 mods where I play as Jack Marston when he was a little kid in RDR2. ddhcts - 10 years ago. You are welcome! In my eyes this game was groundshaking to what the Ole’ West would have been like. So I did a playthrough a couple years ago where I only played the story missions as John, then spent a long time playing as Jack … Gamers may not spend a lot of time playing as him, but Jack Marston had the most … Gamers may not spend a lot of time playing as him, but Jack Marston had the most tragic story in the entire Red Dead Redemption series. Red Dead’s not an “infinite” open-world game. Enter your email address to follow this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email. His parents, John and Abigail, were both members of Dutch's Gang. Red Dead Redemption 2 - Playing as little Jack Marston as a child (RDR2 Mods) Red Dead Redemption 2 player model swap modding video for Red Dead Redemption 2 mods where I play as Jack Marston when he was a little kid in RDR2. And though it didn’t make me happy, I can live with the ending, and I’ll tolerate Jack Marston as I continue to play. Maybe I’m just being nit-picky, but the storytelling really faltered here, especially in building the relationship between Marston and Jack. Yes, I was impressed with it, but that doesn’t mean I was happy with it. That’s the reason you see the good kid Jack could have been in all that time spent at the ranch, and the reason a happy ending for the Marstons is just plain unbecoming. --Clon3Troop3r 21:05, June 5, 2010 (UTC) I agree, what proof is there that we can play as Jack during Free Roam? Assaults or kills livestock. The final scenes are as easy to handle as the rest of the game. ), Okay, there’s three times, so it’s gotta be done! Yeah it’s a great concept but the red dead series focuses on the old West. VaultGuru 23:39, June 5, 2010 (UTC) Can Jack swim, or does he drown like John does? There’s a PS3 HD collection that contains it and its spiritual forefather, Ico, which is also excellent. There’s also the theme of history catching up with oneself, how it can’t ever really be escaped. My dream Red Dead Redemption 3: Playing as Jack Marston during Prohibition. After something of a delay, I finally completed Red Dead Redemption’s main story. […], […] to XC, I completed Red Dead Redemption in just under 45 hours and The Last Story in 35. Instead Marston’s story continued on his farm, and this is where things got really dicey for me. The one…no, two things that are holding me back from proclaiming the awesomeness of this game from the mountaintops are the epilogue and the ending. He couldn't be an Old West Cowboy, given that by the time he comes of age, that time was done. (Or, in my mind, Arizona/New Mexico since their dates of statehood and the turmoil of those territories vs. the federal government somewhat matches the timeline.) Saying much more would ruin it, but it’s certainly one of the few truly artistically coherent games I’ve ever played and probably in my overall Top 5 or so. So after his deal goes sour, I loved the idea that you get to actually see this passage of time play out through the eyes of his son, and that the game’s world extends beyond its protagonist. There are many story missions that you will have to complete with Marston that will lead right into the events of Red Dead Redemption. Posted by 1 month ago. I’d still buy the crap out of a sequel to this game. And now you’re looking at me funny. But what I’ll probably do is go back to the save point just prior to the finale, and I’ll keep playing as Marston; the John Marston who does not yet know his fate or what his son will become. If Jack Marston was to become the crux (crutch?) The 2013 game Grand Theft Auto V, another game developed by Rockstar Games, includes a reference to Jack and an easter egg for Red Dead Redemption; a book can be located in one of the protagonists' houses called \"Red Dead\" and written by a J. Marston. Anyhoo, whether you’ve chosen to stick around or not, I need to back up a bit. You traverse brilliantly rendered American and Mexican territories – from red desert to white snow – and can stop in any number of towns for supplies and rest. Fallout 76 (PS4). That would have been a fine ending as well. You can compete in online stuff, or, as you said, finish off any challenges or obtain achievements. So yes, I love this game, almost to a fault…almost. I just didn’t buy the father-son connection, or possibly, at that point, I was too involved with John Marston’s plight to want to believe that the connection was there. It was the game that got me back into video games and encouraged me to start my blog. I’d say that one’s a bit of a stretch, but Jack at least knew his father sparingly, in a (very intentional) awkward and disconnected relationship at the game’s current time and however he knew him before. Jack enjoys reading, but Marston is not a “literary man” and doesn’t quite know how to encourage him. Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window), Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window), Click to share on Tumblr (Opens in new window), Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window), Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window), Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window), I do it for the thirty who care – Recollections of Play, Red Dead Redemption: Second Time’s a Charm? I called it one of my most favorite games of the Xbox 360/PS3/Wii generation. I won’t post any story spoilers, so you can read […] If you've completed Red Dead Redemption and are now playing as Jack Marston go to blackwater and find the agent and go and kill your fathers murderer Jack also had one sister. If you do everything with John there are just a few things left to do as Jack, so you don't spend a lot of time with him. End of story. Bravo! After all the crap that John went through to save his family, he deserved a little bit of happiness. It got me thinking that I’d almost rather start the game over, but I’ve no idea when that would happen. Jack's only mission is the one you mentioned "The Last Enemy That Shall Be Destroyed", besides that only stranger missions not completed by John are available to him. Hell, I’d almost rather play as Abigail. As the story starts with Marston and Jack, it’s clear that Jack is a gentler soul and that there’s a good bit of disconnect between them. It’s awful and tragic and dumb, and that’s the point. Abandons his family. The marshals had to have their way and the cycle of unmercy and revenge and violence continues just like John said it would, and after the game you play the horrible, unrelatable, wasted potential remnant of John Marston’s hurt. Why Jack Marston Is The Saddest Character Rockstar Ever Made. Jack keeps up with the times while Marston is stuck in the past. Learn how your comment data is processed. I’m also a bit of a sucker for happy endings. But I found that very last portion of the game extremely haunting, and I applaud Rockstar for trying something so formally experimental and implementing perhaps the most cynical, uncompromising thematic message in any videogame ending except maybe Shadow of the Colossus. The 'High Stakes' Poker game costs $250 to enter, and cheating is not an option, as you cannot wear the Elegant Suit while playing here. Tommy guns replace Repeaters. Hell, I’d almost rather play as Abigail. . When you take over Jack, it's all about avenging his father john, look on the map in new Austin, not mexico, and you'll be sent on a mission to track down the government official responsible for John's death, after you duel him, you are in effect finished the game although you can continue on as Jack and finish some other stuff you may have missed the first time with John. Those missions are not his – Jack Marston is not John Marston. John and Abigails death were shocking and yes I was hurt by their sudden end (not really Abigail’s but John’s) but as I played through all the side quests before moving on with the main story of the game, which in turn made me realize not Jack’s character but John’s. There are different ways one can approach some missions, but they all turn out the same in the end. ddhcts - 10 years ago. By already this time, Jack has begun to read books, which were often hidden by Williamson and Van der Linde. Players are transported to the “Western border states” of 1911. I wanted the game to end with a fairytale ending where you overcome adversity and get the "happily ever after." I’m off to find out about the PS3 collection…, I agree with the ATB gentleman, whichever one wrote the above. Accepted Answer. ***Hold on there pardner…I detect a whole lotta of SPOILERS in the distance. I like Jack. Jack's only mission is the one you mentioned "The Last Enemy That Shall Be Destroyed", besides that only stranger missions not completed by John are available to him. Once Marston has completed his primary mission and saved his family, the epilogue begins. This article contains major spoilers to the story of Red Dead Redemption 2. The hate mostly comes from RDR1. His runnings with the “wrong” crowd, which are alluded to throughout the game, get him mixed up with the local government, the federal government, and the Mexican government, as well as the locals from both U. S. and Mexico. It was nice that the whole epilogue was calmer than the rest of the game. Those missions are not his – Jack Marston is not John Marston. That is all I have to add. . Well, if you haven’t, please go play this game. It’s easy to become immersed in Marston’s story, especially since Rockstar offers such a vivid environment. Wouldn’t be a great idea. In Red Dead Redemption 1, players knew not to start the "The Last Enemy to Be Destroyed" Mission to keep playing as John Marston, and not Jack. Dies. Seems like you originally kind of missed the point of the ending, haha. Let's play as Jack Marston in Red Dead Redemption 2 PC and cause some mayhem. Marston’s story reached a suitable and (mostly) happy resolution at that point and the game had closure. But the idea of Jack seeking revenge some 3 years later just didn’t sit well with me. 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Sorry, your blog cannot share posts by email. The horrible things he had done and had to do are masterfully revealed piece by piece. I did, however, pick up with the last save point before the ended and started to work back through the side quests. Ending is the best part. This page contains a complete list of all 37 Cheats that are available for the PS4, Xbox One, and PC versions (just released on Nov. 4, 2019!) Accepted Answer. And those took way too long…or at least they […], […] you follow my personal blog, you might have noticed that I recently finished Red Dead Redemption. (And it really all does make sense once the final piece falls in place, though it’s not the most complicated puzzle.). Well you can and I’m going to tell you how, but fair warning: it’s not as simple as tapping a few buttons. I’m drooling on my laptop. Those who don’t know would do best to tread lightly…***. Like, loved loved it. If Jack Marston was the Main Character of RDR3, how would it play out? 1. Yeah, it’s not too fun to play as him after the story’s done, but damn does it compensate it thematic fulfillment. ( Log Out / Agreed. He couldn't be an Old West Cowboy, given that by the time he comes of age, that time was done. Rockstar did a really nice job with that here, as well as in L. A. Noire, and hopefully is a sign of (better) game endings to come. a bad ass single player campaign following in his fathers footsteps.. a single player DLC.. even better combat mechanics.. perfect tie ins from the first game.. god I hope they go this direction. Close. Haha…just kidding […]. If you don’t follow my blog, well…OMG go follow it now! Meanwhile, Marston holds fast to the “cowboy” ideals of a bygone era where horses and guns are one’s only true friends. Jack was just beginning to reconnect with his dad, over things like learning to use a gun (hence an emphasis on his lack of complaining after going hunting with John), and hell, you could even argue that he was set on revenge /because/ he didn’t have the most picturesque relationship with his father, a father whom despite his shortcomings he clearly loved and wanted, and when John was murdered he felt robbed. User Info: ddhcts. I might have to give that ending another go now that I’ve detached from the game some. It bears mentioning that Red Dead is not a game of moral choices. Well, RDR is still an […], […] Red Dead Redemption – The best and most enjoyable game I’ve played in the last 6 months. When he gets mercilessly gunned down on his own farm, I cried, and it just seemed like the perfect, bittersweet ending to his complicated life. for Red Dead Redemption 2 (RDR2). You see, I see a different picture with this game. Post was not sent - check your email addresses! The missions weren’t my favorite, but things didn’t feel as frenzied, and that was great (and needed) change of pace. | Recollections of Play, The moral compass and where it leads (or doesn’t) | United We Game, Follow Recollections of Play on WordPress.com. You will ultimately have the ability to play as the character once you’ve completed Chapter 6. Marston’s path is fixed, but there are plenty of different ways to reach the end. From there you can continue to play as Jack, but there are no more missions. But a new era of crime could pull him into the gangster life. John Marston (birth registered second ¼ 1948 – 13 March 2013) was an English professional rugby league footballer who played in the 1960s and 1970s. More recent film roles have including playing Gaston in the live-action remake of Disney’s Beauty and the Beast, and the lead role in 2017 film Professor Marston and the Wonder Women. And now let’s back up a bit further. Jack Marston. Discussion. Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. You make a great point about Jack possibly becoming an outlaw, that it was probably inevitable. I know what you mean about Jack’s voice. In 1906… It's not Jack Marston that I hate. Playing Red Dead Redemption 2 with Jack Marston Red Dead Redemption 2, one of the most robust games of the year, is still played by millions of players. Change ), You are commenting using your Twitter account. Marston enjoys hunting, but Jack expresses a dislike of it; yet this dislike never once plays out during any of the hunting scenes (Jack whoops and hollers along with his father). As I neared the end of Red Dead Redemption, I couldn’t help but be a little sad. to them for also including a fair share of history in the mix. Money is not easy to come by, but jobs and looting help pay the bills. However, I still think that the Jack/John storyline wasn’t as fleshed out as it needed to be to really make that ending believable. 2. 6. You could play as the adult Jack Marston in Red Dead Redemption epilogue so we think that it’s actually him. RDR3 Should Continue With Jack Marston. Playing as Jack. . This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. The epilogue sees Jack Marston hunt Edgar Ross down, finding him fishing on a river bed, and avengers his father and family. This means, that once you complete the first six chapters in Red Dead Redemption 2, you will be able to play as John Marston in the Epilogue sections of the game. In fact, I was unrealistically expecting it. Though I’ve completed it, I do want to go back at some point and complete the many side quests I left behind, even if I have to do it with the lesser of the two Marstons. Sad not because of the story (it certainly tugged at my heartstrings) but because of Jack’s turn — or rather the way Red Dead’s writers turned Jack Marston’s story almost in that of his father’s. Playing as Jack. I'm just imagining playing with an older Jack Marston during the Roaring Twenties, falling into the outlaw life just like his father. Jack in RDR2 is adorable and sweet, but a lot of people still remember being stuck with him after RDR1's ending. When worn while playing as Jack Marston, his hair will be tied in a short ponytail in the back. The ending where he gets to farm with his son wasn’t the peak of the narrative, but it was a good easing into the end of Marston’s days as a renegade. The whole family/farm/John’s death/Jack’s revenge could have been condensed into an epilogue, and probably I’d have been okay with that. I mean, the act of revenge makes sense in the grand scheme of this type of story, but Jack’s fragmented character wasn’t nearly fleshed out enough for me to believe that he’d turn killer, even after the death of his mother left him an orphan. Other Videos By GamerInVoid. Why Jack Marston Is The Saddest Character Rockstar Ever Made. It’s easy enough to get lost in side quests, but the main story always welcomes you back (even if you’ve gotten little too off track with the side quests.). This means, that once you complete the first six chapters in Red Dead Redemption 2, you will be able to play as John Marston in the Epilogue sections of the game. Please, please, pretty please with sugar on top! As to the reality of him slipping into the life of an outlaw entirely, conceivably that could have been due to some ill urge to follow in the footsteps of his father and the drastically changed outlook any kid would have with their father being killed, a close father or not, but yeah, Jack becoming a worthless outlaw is dumb. Those missions are not his – Jack Marston is not John Marston. And there are minor chances to forge relationships with people, but those relationships are mostly mission based, and most people eventually fade into the backdrop of the main story. number 3 or 4. Is that cause you’ve beaten it or because you haven’t? Yes, you can play as fan-favourite John Marston in Red Dead Redemption 2. With Marston you will be able to explore the open world, complete side missions, and work towards completing any collectibles or side missions that you left hanging during the first six chapters in the game. “Let me take your coat, madame!” ahahahahahah. Wait, you can play as Jack Marston in online free roam using a cheat? ( Log Out / Or is that sentence in the Trivia section just worded poorly? The game does a really great job in expounding upon the early 20th century senses of past and future. The Wild West is dead after 1911. A huge part of the game’s thematic sweep is how the world is passing people like John by, and how he has a tough time adjusting to modernity. The Epilogue essentially sets the stage for that game, allowing you to explore Beecher’s Hope and a nearly identical New Austin location with recognizable towns such as Tumbleweed and Armadillo. The player can use a cheat code to play as an adult Jack Marston before the mission \"The Last Enemy That Shall Be Destroyed\"; however, doing so will lock any storyline missions the player has and will make the game unavailable to save. I loved the gameplay, so I think I was more happy to get to keep the fantasy alive rather than ending it, ha. Hell, I’d almost rather play as Abigail. Jack Marston From RDR2 Makes A SECRET Appearance In GTA 5 That You Might Not Have Known About! But he’s not his father. Red Dead Redemption 2 is the latest open world game developed by Rockstar, and it serves as … 2019-11-27: Red Dead Redemption 2 - 30 FPS vs 60 FPS: 2019-11-26: Red Dead Redemption 2 | Latest Update(1.14.1) vs Old Version(1.14) | GTX 1070: 2019-11-25: I really enjoyed your article; and I think that if I had read it before I wrote mine, my reaction might have been less knee-jerky and more thoughtful. Jack’s voice was a little annoying to me though, as the end wore on. Bed, and avengers his father details below or click an icon to Log in: you are commenting your... But there are no more missions and you ’ ve beaten it or you! Jack more of a back story than I perceived that he had done and had to do are revealed... Paid off in spades for Rockstar cause some mayhem the gangster life know once! 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