This blog post was written when Bazingax asked for my opinion on a conversation going on in the anime series page and my answer got too wordy. XD
Okay, I'm going to explain world lines as I understand them and for the sake of completeness of this blog post the divergence meter and number designations, how I think the first and last episodes fit together, what can be presumed to have happened in some world lines before the time loops occurred, e.g. Kurisu's death, and discuss how the change to the Steins Gate world line worked.
To be honest I have always found what Bazingax is asking about to be some of the most confusing but also most interesting parts of SG. I cannot say with surety whether I fully understand this, but I will try to give wha…Read more >
Okay, so this is a question I am mulling over at the moment. Be forwarned of spoilers for both Steins;Gate and Robotics;Notes below!
I am playing/reading through the visual novel for the first time, and I just got to the point where Daru discovers the direct optical fiber cable lines leading to SERN from Mr. Braun's shop. It is certain that it was SERN which laid the lines, and there are a few theories as to why. When I remembered that the direct line's access to the LHC was necessary in order to build the time-leap machine, I got to wondering. In the long trailer for the movie, Kurisu apparently succeeds in making and using a time-leap machine in the Steins Gate world line, which means the direct line to SERN should be present as well, right? …Read more >