I'm sure the system will work something like that regardless, whether it's a primary and a subweapon and a trap, or just two weapons and a trap.
I finally thought of a plot where the family are all of the monsters we encounter. I
First, let's go to the ailing doctor- who implicates Ruvick in the massacre. I have a very odd prediction that he is the main antagonist of the game. Remember that creepy concept art, where it has the Doctor from the beginning smiling while smoking? Just from that, and from inspiration from Prison, I believe that he is going to be the Oswell E Spencer of the game, who is responsible for all of the tortures and experiments and monstrous creations in the asylum. The Doctor is the new head of Beacon, and he has just discovered lost notes dictating a series of risky experiments done by the hospital's past administration. These notes span at least a century, if not more. Although the procedures went horribly awry, they interest the doctor greatly because they could work, in his eyes. So he gradually becomes obsessed with them and decides to try and revive these experiments for human enhancement himself.
However, he needs to convince The Family- the owners of Beacon and it's estate- to fund said experiments. One day, he kills The Daughter- and makes it look like she was raped and murdered by various inmates of the Asylum. He tells the family about these theories and how they can save her. They agree and decide to fund the project, in hopes of bringing their daughter back.
After beginning his experiments, The Doctor tells the family that he needs specimens incredibly similar to Laura's...So he starts to experiment on the family. It is there that he exploits them for his own means. The Mother becomes The Water Monster- since it bares an uncanny resemblance to RE Bone Laura. The Father becomes The Keeper- who is a Reanimator style entity, that holds all of the extra limbs and inverted lobotomy material in his vault (such as the barbed wire). And we all know who Re Bone Laura is.
Now Ruvick/ The Hooded Man was the final family member to be experimented on. I believe that he escaped the mental asylum, before he could succumb to the same horrible fate as his family. He escaped to a young Sebastian's house. The two bonded briefly, before the authorities caught up with Ruvick and brought him back to Beacon- where he met his grisly fate. Ruvick has always hated Sebastian ever since, and decides to plot his revenge.
With that being said, I believe that the marjority of TEW is Ruvick's elaborate revenge on Sebastian. He wants him to feel all of the pain that he felt all of those years. Somehow, Ruvick was able to alter all of the experiments and made them go awry. And now they are running amok all over the asylum.
I believe that Sebastian is infected by the serum or whatever Ruvick was given. I believe that Ruvick is the only enemy holding off trying to kill Sebastian- because he wants him to suffer. To kill him would make it too easy. Now, why are all of the other enemies still trying to kill him? I believe they can't sense that he is infected. Perhaps only Ruvick can, in the early stages of this infection?
And why is there the Winchester House morphing components? I believe these are Sebastian hallucinating about the asylum's past- as he witnesses all of the past horrors taking place on the asylum grounds....Eventually he learns what happened here and figures out who the culprit is (The Doctor) and tries to go after them.
I'm hoping for multiple endings, where the game ends based on how you played. Perhap Seb recovers and merely arrests The Doctor. Perhaps he doesn't become cured and kills the Doctor himself in his mutated form. Perhaps he lets Ruvick and the family have their revenge, and thus leaves him at their mercy. It's all very exciting.
Obviously, I can't wait for the embargo to break
If you really want to see Mary, you should just die. But you might be heading to a different place than Mary, James.