Jason Voorhees is the main character and antagonist in Friday the 13th: The Game, as well as the film series on which it is based.
Story[edit | edit source]
Jason, the son of Pamela Voorhees, was born with severe facial deformities and a learning disability. Because of this, he was often bullied by the other children. Such was the case one summer day in 1957, when a vicious group of children tormented little Jason Voorhees during his stay with his mother at Camp Crystal Lake, a summer camp for kids. The children chased Jason to the dock and threw him into Crystal Lake. The 11-year-old boy drowned in the lake, unbeknownst to the neglectful camp counselors having sex and doing drugs.
Through unknown reasons, Jason had returned upon witnessing his mother Pamela Voorhees decapitated (in which, he shortly murdered his mother's killer) and starting in 1984 began exacting his revenge on Camp Crystal Lake by killing the counselors in a manner of brutish, but often imaginative, ways. The summer camp gained a dark and bloody reputation from which it would never recover.
Throughout the films, Jason has "died" and been brought back to life several times, been sent to space and has even been dragged to literal Hell and returned. He is a nearly unstoppable killing machine, both in the films and the video game.
Variations[edit | edit source]
There are several different playable variations of Jason Voorhees in the game, each with different strengths and weaknesses.:
Gameplay[edit | edit source]
Jason Voorhees is the killer in the game. His main goal of the game is to prevent the counselors from escaping and kill them. Jason can place traps and use throwing knives to aid him in his quest for blood. Jason can grab players and kill them in various manners. The map allows Jason to kill counselors in different ways, like hanging on a tree, or smashing them into a boulder.
In the game, Jason's mother Pamela "visits" him as a voice in his head. She urges him to "punish" the camp counselors for their neglect and their role in Jason's watery demise decades earlier.
Killing Jason[edit | edit source]
Although the main objective for counselors is to survive, it is possible to kill Jason, but it does require several things. First, Jason's mask must be taken off, which can be done the most easily by a strong counselor delivering a frontal blow (the machete works best for this). Second, someone must be playing as Tommy Jarvis. Then, a female counselor must put on the sweater that can be found in Jason's shack. Be careful, as Jason will receive a notification when someone gets too close to the shack. However, if you enter Jason's shack with the killer mask item (Jason's Mask) the notification will not be sent because Pamela senses Jason nearby (It's really just his mask). The female counselor must then use the sweater like an item in her inventory to imitate Pamela Voorhees from a close distance. Jason becomes uncontrollable to his player, and calmly approaches his "mother". He then must be attacked. Dealing enough damage to him will stun him, and bring him to his knees. Finally, Tommy Jarvis must use an axe or machete to execute Jason with a blow to the head by pressing "e" by default.
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