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|image = LupinoM.jpg
 
|image = LupinoM.jpg
 
|affiliation = [[Punchinello Crime Family]]
 
|affiliation = [[Punchinello Crime Family]]
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|relationships= [[Angelo Punchinello]] (boss)
 
|occupation = Mafia underboss
 
|occupation = Mafia underboss
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|weapon= [[Sawed-off shotgun]]
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|location=[[Ragna Rock (location)|Ragna Rock]]
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|death = Killed by [[Max Payne (character)|Max Payne]] in [[Ragna Rock (location)|Ragna Rock]], 2001
 
|voice_actor = [[Jeff Gurner]]
 
|voice_actor = [[Jeff Gurner]]
 
|performer = [[Amaury Nolasco]] ([[Max Payne (film)|movie]])
 
|performer = [[Amaury Nolasco]] ([[Max Payne (film)|movie]])
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Jack Lupino is the schizophrenic underboss of the [[Punchinello Crime Family]] in ''[[Max Payne (game)|Max Payne]]''.
 
Jack Lupino is the schizophrenic underboss of the [[Punchinello Crime Family]] in ''[[Max Payne (game)|Max Payne]]''.
   
Lupino was mentioned several times by Mafia thugs, especially by [[Vinnie Gognitti]] that Jack was going crazy, and indeed he was (Vinnie even stated in a letter that he blew a thug's brains out because he wanted to see what his brains looked like on the wall). Jack is addicted to [[Valkyr]] and is clearly insane, worshipping devils and believing that he is a wolf and a messenger of Hell.
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Lupino is mentioned several times by Mafia thugs, especially by [[Vinnie Gognitti]]. Gognitti writes that Jack was going crazy, and that he even blew [[Dino|one of his thug]]'s brains out only because he wanted to see what they would look like on the wall. Lupino is addicted to [[valkyr]] and is clearly insane, worshipping devils and believing that he is a wolf and a messenger of Hell.
   
==Events of ''Max Payne''==
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Jack Lupino is only seen in his den in the gothic nightclub [[Ragna Rock (location)|Ragna Rock]] and is killed by [[Max Payne (character)|Max Payne]] shortly after. Payne even shot him multiple times after he died, just to make sure he was dead.
Lupino is only seen in one chapter throughout the whole game and he was killed by [[Max Payne|Max]] shortly after. Max even shot him multiple times after he died, just to make sure he was 100% dead.
 
   
== Strategy ==
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==Behind the scenes==
Jack is surrounded by cultists wielding Shotguns, Molotov Cocktails, and Ingrams. Keep moving and keep firing with a cool head. Despite his somewhat intimidating demeanor, Jack himself is probably the easiest boss in the game; he uses a Sawed-off Shotgun and after he fires his first two shots he is completely open to any sort of attack. It is possible to even bludgeon him to death easily with a baseball bat. Every time he is hit while he is reloading, he is forced to start his reloading animation over again. To sum it up, kill his henchmen, dodge his first two shots, then finish him off with the weapon of choice.
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===Norse mythology===
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Jack Lupino and his nightclub Ragna Rock contain many allusions to [[Wikipedia:Norse mythology|Norse mythology]]. "Lupino" is a surname of Italian origin, meaning "little wolf". Jack Lupino continually makes references to wolves and calls himself "the Fenris Wolf." The [[Wikipedia:Fenris Wolf|Fenris Wolf]] (also known as Fenrir) was a monstrous wolf and son of [[Wikipedia:Loki|Loki]] who was supposed bring about and play a huge role in [[Wikipedia:Ragnarök|Ragnarök]] - the Norse apocalypse.
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===Fight strategy===
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Jack is surrounded by cultists wielding shotguns, [[Molotov cocktail]]s, and [[Ingrams]]. Keep moving and keep firing with a cool head. Despite his somewhat intimidating demeanor, Jack himself is probably the easiest boss in the game; he uses a [[sawed-off shotgun]] and, after he fires his first two shots, he is completely open to any sort of attack. It is possible to even bludgeon him to death easily with a [[baseball bat]]. Every time he is hit while he is reloading, he is forced to start his reloading animation over again. To sum it up, kill his henchmen, dodge his first two shots, then finish him off with the weapon of choice.
   
 
Max loses all his weapons after his fight with Lupino. Therefore, ammo conservation should not be required when fighting him.
 
Max loses all his weapons after his fight with Lupino. Therefore, ammo conservation should not be required when fighting him.
   
==Trivia==
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==Appearances==
*Jack Lupino and his nightclub [[Ragna Rock|Ragna Rock,]] contain many allusions to Norse mythology. '''Lupino''' is a [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Surname surname] of [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Italians Italian] origin, meaning ''little wolf''. Jack Lupino continually makes references to wolves and calls himself "the fenris wolf." The Fenris Wolf (also known as Fenrir) was a monstrous wolf and son of Loki who was supposed bring about and play a huge role in [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ragnarök Ragnarök]- the Norse apocalypse.
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*''[[Max Payne (game)|Max Payne]]''
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**[[An Empire of Evil]]
 
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Revision as of 21:08, December 24, 2011

Template:CharacterInfobox Jack Lupino is a character featured in Max Payne.

Background

Jack Lupino is the schizophrenic underboss of the Punchinello Crime Family in Max Payne.

Lupino is mentioned several times by Mafia thugs, especially by Vinnie Gognitti. Gognitti writes that Jack was going crazy, and that he even blew one of his thug's brains out only because he wanted to see what they would look like on the wall. Lupino is addicted to valkyr and is clearly insane, worshipping devils and believing that he is a wolf and a messenger of Hell.

Jack Lupino is only seen in his den in the gothic nightclub Ragna Rock and is killed by Max Payne shortly after. Payne even shot him multiple times after he died, just to make sure he was dead.

Behind the scenes

Norse mythology

Jack Lupino and his nightclub Ragna Rock contain many allusions to Norse mythology. "Lupino" is a surname of Italian origin, meaning "little wolf". Jack Lupino continually makes references to wolves and calls himself "the Fenris Wolf." The Fenris Wolf (also known as Fenrir) was a monstrous wolf and son of Loki who was supposed bring about and play a huge role in Ragnarök - the Norse apocalypse.

Fight strategy

Jack is surrounded by cultists wielding shotguns, Molotov cocktails, and Ingrams. Keep moving and keep firing with a cool head. Despite his somewhat intimidating demeanor, Jack himself is probably the easiest boss in the game; he uses a sawed-off shotgun and, after he fires his first two shots, he is completely open to any sort of attack. It is possible to even bludgeon him to death easily with a baseball bat. Every time he is hit while he is reloading, he is forced to start his reloading animation over again. To sum it up, kill his henchmen, dodge his first two shots, then finish him off with the weapon of choice.

Max loses all his weapons after his fight with Lupino. Therefore, ammo conservation should not be required when fighting him.

Appearances

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