Originally Posted by papoose
Can I play chapter 1 finish the part with the homeless guy not kill him then load chapter 5 and do the quest for him?
no. because your chapter 5 checkpoint will still have it saved that he's dead. no way around this, if you kill the bum in chapter 1 you must play the entire game again. if you go kill him in chapter 3, you must play from chapter 3 till chapter 5.