Jacques Dijon?

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Jacques Dijon?

Post by Rakeesh » Mon Dec 26, 2011 7:00 am

This question is very special and is directed to anyone who is really into the CB plot and characters :)

The CB plot and dialogues make clear that Colonel Henri and Ethel are siblings. There is also an unseen (dead?) brother who was the husband of Gertie and father of Rudy and Gloria. We know about his existence only through the presence of Gertie (an in-law).

Now the page on the 'Crouton sidestory' (http://www.sierraplanet.com/laurabow1/croutons.html) mentions that this Dijon is named 'Jacques'. Someone also added the name of Jacques in the Colonel Bequest wiki but it was reverted.

I don't recall this name being mentioned anywhere (including some character analyses I have read), and the game does not recognise the word 'jacques' when I tried to ask about him, which is logical since he is unimportant to the plot.

I am just wondering what is the source for Jacques' name. Is it mentioned fleetingly by some character when asked about something, or if you 'look at' a certain item, something not noticeable by everyone?

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Re: Jacques Dijon?

Post by Tawmis » Tue Dec 27, 2011 12:32 pm

I don't recall, either way. Been too long since I played.

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Re: Jacques Dijon?

Post by dotkel50 » Tue Dec 27, 2011 2:57 pm

Jules would probably know. Don't know when she'll be back on here though.

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Re: Jacques Dijon?

Post by Collector » Tue Dec 27, 2011 3:01 pm

Perhaps she'll make an appearance when she gets back back from PA and before she gets buried in school again.
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Re: Jacques Dijon?

Post by Tawmis » Wed Dec 28, 2011 3:13 am

Could we use an SCI viewer to check out the dialogue within the game?

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Re: Jacques Dijon?

Post by Collector » Wed Dec 28, 2011 3:19 am

Of course.
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Re: Jacques Dijon?

Post by Jules » Sat Jul 28, 2012 2:30 pm

That answer falls outside of my knowledge of the Laura Bow series, unfortunately. :(

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Re: Jacques Dijon?

Post by Akril » Mon Jul 30, 2012 10:00 pm

I skimmed through the LB1 resource files back when this topic first appeared, but I couldn't find the name Jacques Dijon mentioned anywhere in the text. I don't think it appears anywhere in the game.
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Re: Jacques Dijon?

Post by Tawmis » Mon Jul 30, 2012 11:38 pm

Could it appear somewhere in the intro of the second game, when it recaps Laura Bow?

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