CommanderDarkShadow Jan 4, 2013 @ 8:41am
Do i need to play left 4 dead before playing left 4 dead 2 to understand the story?
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bueno3` Jan 4, 2013 @ 8:45am 
no , i don't think so.
Jacques Jan 4, 2013 @ 8:50am 
I think if you got the left 4 dead 2 it will also contain the map of left 4 dead and some extra maps, but the left 4 dead 1 is 1 group and part 2 is another group so I don't think you should play l4d first at all
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FellSeraph Jan 4, 2013 @ 9:05am 
You get everything grom L4D1 with the game. The whole story is around you in game, graffiti, messages, etc. There is no explicit narrative.
BangFace Jan 4, 2013 @ 8:14pm 
What seraph said, there is no "story" It's just a zombie apocolypse and 4 survivors who just met each other. There isn't even a definitive reason or explanation for the outbreak and the two games are far from related. It's actually pretty unique in that way, it's just a game designed to pick up and play and not put too much effort into.
I love Timmy <3 Jan 4, 2013 @ 9:00pm 
The 2 games are different, but they both start out as 4 people meeting on top of a roof, they get an escape vehicle at the end of each campaign and it crashes or the driver is infected so it can transition to a new campaign

So you don't have to buy l4d1
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FellSeraph Jan 4, 2013 @ 10:09pm 
I thought L4D2 started when you got off the beat-up boat to get more gas and go further along the coast. Maybe I was wrong.
cameroncr95 Jan 5, 2013 @ 5:27am 
No, and L4D2 now offers all L4D 1 campaigns free i think. Ive got them free from a legal copy and dont own L4D1. So if you own L4D2, you now own L4D1.
_Wayf Jan 5, 2013 @ 8:51am 
Playing Left 4 Dead for the story is like eating candy for the nutrition.
Commander Zombie Jan 5, 2013 @ 9:08am 
the story in both games meet when l4d1 and l4d2 guys meet but bill
ScaningTheWaves Jan 5, 2013 @ 9:36am 
No, i never even played l4d b4 i bought l4d2, didnt know their was a story, just gameplay
tacksåmicke Jan 5, 2013 @ 12:11pm 
Originally posted by Waif:
Playing Left 4 Dead for the story is like eating candy for the nutrition.
Good one
Nico killa squirrel [OotHS] Jan 10, 2013 @ 2:59am 
I accidentally bought left4dead. i really wanted to buy left4dead2 .funny huh and i would say left4dead2 ismore like a super cool update
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