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Really, in the game there is no indication that Wolfgang is an idiot: he knows how to build every single scientific or supernatural object, like any other character. You say that Wolfgang is a idiot because do he speak badly? People, he's foreign, or russian or german, of course he can't speak English well.
Because is he strong? Really we are fooled by the stereotype: strong = stupid? Come on.
But surely someone will now tell me that in a live stream the developers have said that Wolfgang is actually a crippled mind, a brain-injured man. I never really understood anything about this game :'D

(Fortunately at least we have the certainty that Wolfgang is a COMMUNIST!)

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3 minutes ago, __IvoCZE__ said:

wtf

he is scared of everything like a little baby canon-wise.

He presumably participated in a war as an infantryman, try it yourself survive a war without going mad.
But then, did you see that land of madness and horror is Constant? Anyone would be afraid of everything in there.

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14 minutes ago, Pop Guy said:

Really, in the game there is no indication that Wolfgang is an idiot: he knows how to build every single scientific or supernatural object, like any other character. You say that Wolfgang is a idiot because do he speak badly? People, he's foreign, or russian or german, of course he can't speak English well.
Because is he strong? Really we are fooled by the stereotype: strong = stupid? Come on.
But surely someone will now tell me that in a live stream the developers have said that Wolfgang is actually a crippled mind, a brain-injured man. I never really understood anything about this game :'D

(Fortunately at least we have the certainty that Wolfgang is a COMMUNIST!)

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LONG LIFE TO GREAT MIGHTY BANNER of MARX ENGELS LENIN STALIN!

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Ok, I wouldn't say wolfgang is stupid, more so... uneducated/ unintelligent since I think by the quotes Wolfgang has like for example for a science machine... " I am not sure how I feel about... science." (fun fact: that sentence almost had perfect grammer!)Seems to feel more like Wolfgang likes to improve himself Physically more then mentally, explaining how that might of affected his grammer and his goofy childish talk. But I assume his personality is sort of supposed to be more of the big guy sterotype in cartoon (probably most likely western cartoons) the big strong guy with a big heart, but always called dumb and stupid by everyone else, (and if the character is not fat) usually their always distracted by their muscles.

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42 minutes ago, Prajdo said:

Wormwood is like a kid mentally and as for Wolfgang, well he's just really simple guy.

This doesn't make Wormwood smarter,he's just a simple-minded plant that was given conscience and mutation by a mysterious gem from the moon.

I really doubt Wormwood will get less dumb.

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2 hours ago, Pop Guy said:

Really, in the game there is no indication that Wolfgang is an idiot: he knows how to build every single scientific or supernatural object, like any other character.

Yes, like any other character. Like three children, or a pig, or a plant who was brought to life minutes ago, or a demon from another realm, or a monkey, just a literal monkey wearing a shirt.
"This character does X thing like every other character" is almost never valid evidence for a theory, it's just like saying Webber is an adult because he's got the same height of every character in the game.

That being said, I don't necessarily think Wolfgang is stupid. Aside from a few quotes (like "Is not potato." for an evil flower), most of the way he talks is just due to English not being his first language.

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Wolfgang plays a bit on the "Dumb Muscle / Meathead" cultural stereotype, complete with a "Hulk Speak" trope - as opposed to the "Evil Genius" one - incredibly intelligent but very frail in body - aka Maxwell. That's why most assume Wolfgang is stupid. Yet is nice to have this ambivalence of appearances with a dash of subverted expectations (in a good way).

 

Spoiler

PS: an interesting aspect I find on... a lot of places, these forums included - more so as I've lived under Communism - is how easily people throw around bits of Communism and Socialism propaganda in posts, and apparently are sympathetic towards it, case in point

 

2 hours ago, Pop Guy said:

(Fortunately at least we have the certainty that Wolfgang is a COMMUNIST!)

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..and..

2 hours ago, Desblat said:

The picture says:

LONG LIFE TO GREAT MIGHTY BANNER of MARX ENGELS LENIN STALIN!

 

 

Yes, I know is supposed to be a joke and lighthearted but think for a moment at the double standard and what would happen if those were National Socialist aka Nazi pics - because if you take into account the victims and atrocities of both those types of ideologies, Communism leads by a margin on said scale. In my country both of those propaganda structures are forbidden by law - and rightly so, 50 years of Communism ruined my nation from all points of view; thus, again, I for one find... very interesting what's happening in West in regard to Socio-Communism. Just food for thoughts.

*Political rant out*

 

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He uses third person singular conjugation of verb for all subjects including HIMSELF FFS. How could anyone explain this with a broken English. Was the Hulk foreigner too? No, it’s just a stereotype for muscular and stupid people. I still love him tho. He is too precious for the constant even tho he can kill solo dfly with bare hands.

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