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Ok just out of curiosity did anyone else not like or trust Mina or was it just me? Also *SPOILERS* did anyone else not save her?

Yeah it's abit short and abrupt but I want to get peoples opinion first before I say why. Also tired from working and being at uni today =P

Edited by TrueZarken, 01 June 2010 - 10:19 PM.


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Ok just out of curiosity did anyone else not like or trust Mina or was it just me? Also *SPOILERS* did anyone else not save her?

Yeah it's abit short and abrupt but I want to get peoples opinion first before I say why. Also tired from working and being at uni today =P

I trusted her completely (even got her clothes off and had a cute scene where she's wearing my shirt only), but had trouble figuring out which way to go to save her and ended up accidentely letting her die (i'm going to... correct that). I thought she might have been working for Leland for a bit but *shrugs*.

Quite a twist if she had been.

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Mina Tang was the only one from the Alpha Protocol group I did trust.

but had trouble figuring out which way to go to save her and ended up accidentely letting her die


I did the same thing first time around. I hate that the game closes off areas once you go through certain doors.

Her dossier suggested she was still working for the NSA, investigating AP, making her the only one not working for Leland.

Edited by Hell Kitty, 02 June 2010 - 12:29 AM.


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problem is, if you believe Parker, she has something to do with the missiles

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Back from my nap =P Haha alright down to business...

I trusted her completely (even got her clothes off and had a cute scene where she's wearing my shirt only), but had trouble figuring out which way to go to save her and ended up accidentely letting her die (i'm going to... correct that). I thought she might have been working for Leland for a bit but *shrugs*.

Quite a twist if she had been.


You even trusted her from the beginning in the infirmary?

Mina Tang was the only one from the Alpha Protocol group I did trust.


I didn't trust anyone from Alpha Protocol. That was my general rule throughout Alpha Protocol don't trust anyone unless it is absolutely necessary and Mina conveniently helping me out at very convenient moments just made me think she was up to no good.

I think my Father and Grand Father drilled into my head don't trust anyone unless absolutely necessary and if it's too good to be true it usually is =P

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problem is, if you believe Parker, she has something to do with the missiles


Exactly, I also unlocked her dossier 100% and the secret fact and also learned *Spoilers* that she was the one that made you rogue. Should I trust Parker, or shouldn't I? This game has so many shades of Grey it's awesome =D

Edited by TrueZarken, 02 June 2010 - 01:00 AM.


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problem is, if you believe Parker, she has something to do with the missiles

Well, she did warn him.

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yup, but she used you, made you go rogue, so you could help her to unravel AP for the NSA. It seems to be something like this, looking at her Dossier and Parker's info.

Edited by cesko, 02 June 2010 - 01:25 AM.


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I also didn't trust anyone in Alpha.... Mina was suspicious and in the beginning before the her first transmission in medical bay the guy from the Gelato shop from Rome appeared. ( Still I don't know what his role is, maybe he is the most shady character from the game :sorcerer: with a perfect cover :) although he is in the NSA outpost so it may explain connection between Mina and NSA ) I was aware that something is unclear about her and in the end I finished with knowledge that I was used as her tool in shutting down Alpha Protocol beneath frendship... she ordered the missile strike and started the events...and in this I believe Parker because it makes sense....

Check helbech ending and Leland will tell you how she was involved in the process and then you will get more from her...

Edited by Shadow Operative, 02 June 2010 - 01:47 AM.


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I didn't trust her, but I did save her.

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yup, but she used you, made you go rogue, so you could help her to unravel AP for the NSA. It seems to be something like this, looking at her Dossier and Parker's info.

Yes, but she started with that before she cared about Thorton. And once she started caring... there was not really any turning back on her plan.

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And I always have a dilemma concerning that because you can't get a scene with Scarlet..... so Scarlet Wins :D

And maybe this whole caring thing is just acting and in order to protect the asset because you are just a tool to achieve her mission.... and without it she will fail it...

Edited by Shadow Operative, 02 June 2010 - 02:07 AM.


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I trusted her since the start. She might've been using you at first but I belive she developes real feeling for Mike .

BTW What is her secret fact?

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I also trusted her, but at the ending I was surprised that in the beginning I was used by her

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And I always have a dilemma concerning that because you can't get a scene with Scarlet..... so Scarlet Wins :D


You my friend are my new best friend =P Haha

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Throughout the game she was one of my more trusted people but I was still a little cautious and wondering what agenda she might have and if she was working for another organization, especially after that intercepted email from the NSA about a deep mole contacting them. Which were not unfounded as I found out later in the game ;)

problem is, if you believe Parker, she has something to do with the missiles


Exactly, I also unlocked her dossier 100% and the secret fact and also learned *Spoilers* that she was the one that made you rogue. Should I trust Parker, or shouldn't I? This game has so many shades of Grey it's awesome =D


Well, if you have a good relationship with her, Mina even tells you herself that she was the one who forced you into Alpha Protocol at the beginning. It also didn't seemed like she enjoyed deceiving you, in contrary seems rather regretful and I don't think she's faking this.
But when she confessed it I must admit that I was a little unsure what to think of it, but after giving it some thought I wasn't angry at her. I mean

a) she did it for a good cause

b) if she hadn't done it you would be either working for an organization that was fulfilling Leland's plans or dead, if the missiles were sent by Leland/AP and meant to be lethal

And about those missiles:
Not sure about that, I haven't talked to Parker about that yet only about Madison after which he ended the transmission.
But I'm not sure how much I would trust Parker on this - he seems not like the bluffing type, but considering he's the initial mole for Leland and was pivotal in transforming AP into Leland's tool... not very much i guess. But next time I'm gonna try to talk about the missiles with Parker and we'll see what I think of it then.

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It wasn't clear for me either what Parker meant with it, about Mina, she could have said something earlier, after you got blacklisted or burned

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Parker told me that while Mina was responsible for my rogue status, he was the one who sent the missiles. He was following orders and personally would have preferred to bring Thorton in to be monitored.

Edited by Hell Kitty, 02 June 2010 - 06:15 AM.


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That lying bastard, Im gonna enjoy killing him this time around LOL

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I really build a great relationship with Mina, got her at 10 or 11 (friendship), but when I infiltrated the CIA outpost and "accidentally" had to shoot someone (thanks to the dumb AI), her affinity dropped to 1. o:)

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Good to know @missiles. Would have been weird if Mina had sth to with it, as it doesn't fit the image I have of Mina.

@cesko: Heh, he deserves that anyway. First time I didn't even contact him since I knew from found intel and Madison that he was Leland's initial collaborator and opted for pdf/Dengs message instead.

@Morgoth: You had to "accidentally" shoot someone because of AI? Not sure I follow.
But tranquilizer rounds would have prevented that relationship drop. Though I'm not sure if the drop was meant to be so big or if it's a bug. I mean normally there's only -1 with her for killing innocents, but they are CIA/state agents after all.




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