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Do not continue reading this page if you don't want the game to be less exciting. This page is meant for developers only.


This page is meant to provide a guide for developers to the Non Player Characters in the game. This should help us maintain a cohesive presentation for the characters, which in turn should provide for more fun for players. Please update it as you modify the characters' backgrounds.

NPC are arranged by level and in the order of Tux progression in the game.

WARNING!

This is outdated and incomplete. Some characters are incomplete and others are missing.


Level 12 - Cryo Stasis Lab

Dr. Francis Spark, Cryonicist

Dialog file: Francis.lua
Model type: PRO
Location: Level 12 - Cryo Stasis Lab
Faction: Civilian
Short label: Old Guy, Dr. Francis -- Cryonicist
Personality: Weak, Aged, Friendly, Honest.

Purpose: Francis is the first character encountered in the game. He gives a summary explanation of what's going on in the world, and is able to direct the player to the mining community.
Backstory: Francis Spark is the Doctor in charge of the Cryonic Facility near the town. Francis is quite old and his heart is weak; he could easily suffer a fatal heart attack. He escaped to the town when the Great Assault began. He has agreed to be the keeper of the Cryo Stasis Laboratory. When he discovered that there was a Linarian being held in stasis, he took it upon himself to resuscitate that Linarian in hopes of bringing an end to the war.

Relationship:

With Spencer: Francis disagrees with Spencer about disposing of people in cryonic stasis. Initially he refused the task, but Spencer threatened to reveal a secret from Francis' past and forced him to accept: now he must send Spencer a list of all people in the Cryonic Facility. Not wanting to confront Spencer again, Francis passes the delivery on to Tux in the Deliverance quest.
With Chandra: Francis and Chandra know each other. Francis sends Tux to talk to him about Linarians.

Given quests:

Given items:


Invader Bot

Dialog file: InvaderBot.lua
Model type: INV
Location: Level 12 - Cryo Stasis Lab
Faction: Civilian, then MegaSystem
Short label: Invading Robot
Purpose: Start the first fight during the introduction.
Backstory:

Cryo Guard

In-game name: 614
Dialog file: 614_cryo.lua
Model type: 614
Location: Level 12 - Cryo Stasis Lab
Backstory:
Purpose: Guards of the Cryogenic Laboratory.

Level 8 - Temple Woods

Geist Fleischer, Hunter

Dialog file: Geist.lua
Model type:' GUB
Location: Level 8 - Temple Woods
Faction: Civilian
Short label: Blue Guy, Geist -- Hunter

Purpose: Geist mostly serves to kill bots in the Temple Woods. Between him and Engel, these really serve as the player's best chance of gaining armaments early in the game.
Backstory: Geist and his brother Engel are bot hunters. After the bots killed their mother, they armed themselves and now live solely to kill them. Geist does not speak the local language (he speaks German). His family name is Fleischer (means "butcher").

Relationship:

With Engel: They are brothers.

Engel Fleischer, Hunter

Dialog file: Engel.lua
Model type: GUB
Location: Level 8 - Temple Woods
Faction: Civilian
Short label: Blue Guy, Engel -- Hunter

Purpose: Engel serves early on to kill bots in the Temple woods. Between him and Geist, these really serve as the player's best chance of gaining armaments early in the game. He gives no items.
Backstory: Engel and his brother Geist are bot hunters. After the bots killed their mother, they armed themselves and now live solely to kill them. Engel formerly helped construct the bots, and now helps to finance himself by recovering bot parts and selling them. He speaks broken English (with some German). His family name is Fleischer (means "butcher").

Relationship:

With Geist: They are brothers.

Skill teached:

  • Recover bot parts.

Level 0 - Town

Guard of the North Town Gate

Dialog file: Town-NorthGateGuard.lua
Model type: GUA
Location: Level 0 - Town
Faction: Red Guard
Short label: North Gate Guard

Purpose: This guard introduces Tux to the town; the only way to enter is through him. He's Tux's first contact with the Red Guard. The guard launches Tux on the trail of Kevin, who is necessary for the (currently only) end of the game. He may give the player the nickname "loon" if Tux tries to offend him but tries to back off. If Tux doesn't back off from the insult, the guard will kill him.
Backstory: The guard lost his little sister when the Great Assault began; this made him cynical, angry and abusive. When Tux enters the town, the guard is angered about a strange guy who sneaked into the town recently, and stole food and hardware. The guy was Kevin and Tux must find him to progress through the story. Currently, the only choice Tux has is to help Kevin.

Given quests:

Red Guard Escort

Dialog file: Town-TuxGuard.lua
Model type: GUA
Location: Level 0 - Town
Faction: Red Guard
Short label: Red Guard Member, Red Guard Escort

Purpose: This guard follows Tux through the town until Tux has talked with Spencer. He may call Tux "a loon" if this nickname was given by the North Gate guard.
Backstory: Just a guard.

Spencer, Leader of the Red Guard

Dialog file: Spencer.lua
Model type: GUA
Location: Level 0 - Town
Faction: Red Guard
Short label: Spencer -- Leader of the Red Guard

Purpose: Spencer is the central character of Red Guard faction. He gives the two quests needed for the one end of game. He gives some information about various quests Tux can accomplish in the town to help him get into the Red Guard.
Backstory: Spencer is the leader of the red guard. He gives no information about him. Rumors are that he want take over the world and rule. These rumors cannot be confirmed.

Relationship:

With Dr. Francis: In order to save energy and space, Spencer wants to cut off life support for people in cryonic stasis in the nearby cryonic facility. He argues that it's necessary to defend the town and keep its inhabitants alive. He has blackmailed Francis to cooperate, and now Francis must compile a list of all occupants of the Cryonic Facility, which Tux must deliver to Spencer in the Deliverance quest.
With Dr. Moore: If Tux has killed him, Spencer will confront Tux; Tux has the choice of lying to Spencer and getting away with the killing, or telling Spencer the truth and either getting kicked out of the Red Guard or being deemed as too dangerous and sentenced to death.
With Tania: Spencer must give Tania permission to enter the town.

Given quests:

Chandra, Local Sage

Dialog file: Chandra.lua
Model type: PRO
Location: Level 0 - Town
Faction: Civilian
Short label: Chandra -- Town Sage

Purpose: Chandra gives more explanation of what's going on in the world, particularly about the Linarian race and the town. Chandra raises several questions regarding the story.
Backstory: Chandra gives no information about him.

Relationship:

With Dr. Francis: Francis and Chandra know each other. Francis sent Tux to talk with him about Linarians.

Mrs Stone, Shop Owner

Dialog file: Stone.lua
Model type: MUM
Location: Level 0 - Town
Faction: Civilian
Short label: Shopowner, Stone -- Shopowner, Lily Stone -- Shopowner, Lily Stone -- Bird Hunter

Purpose: Stone is the first seller of equipment available in the town. She sells armament for the first part of game.
Backstory: Mrs. Stone has continued to take care of her shop after the Great Assault. However, the red guard taxes represent a higher cost than profit and she has problem with its finance.
Mrs. Stone grandfather knows Tux as a ancient hero. She managed to hide the grandfather's Shotgun from the Red Guard. She may give it to Tux in Saving the shop.

Shop:

  • Equipment -- Weapon, Armor, Helmet, Boot
  • Item -- Ammunition

Given quests:

Given items:

Dr. Moore, Town Medic

Dialog file: DocMoore.lua
Model type: PRO
Location: Level 0 - Town
Faction: Civilian
Short label: Medic, Doc Moore -- Medic

Purpose: Dr. Moore serves to heal Tux for free. He also provides some information about medical equipment.
Backstory: Dr. Moore gives no information about him.

Relationship:

With Bender: Bender has taken some brain enlargement pills despite Dr. Moore's explicit warnings; Moore now refuses to waste any more of the antidote on Bender. Tux can lie to get a cure for Bender in Bender's problem quest. If Tux wants more of the antidote after helping Bender, he must kill Dr. Moore. This might get Tux in trouble with Spencer.

Shop:

  • Item -- Medical

Given items:

  • Brain Enlargement Pills Antidote: An antidote to the harmful effects (and there are many) of the brain enlargement pills. Can be given to Bender to finish the Bender's problem quest.
  • Some medical items: Dr. Moore drops these if Tux kills him.

Ewald, Barkeeper

Dialog file: Ewald.lua
Model type: BAR
Location: Level 0 - Town
Faction: Civilian
Short label: Barkeeper, Ewald -- Barkeeper
Purpose: Ewald runs the bar. He can play two gambling games with Tux. He gives some cooling drinks for free when Tux begs for it.
Backstory: Ewald is a old drug addict. His brain are heavily damaged by the drugs and now he always smiles.
Shop:

  • Item -- Cooling

Emma Sorenson, COBAL Programmer

Dialog file: Sorenson.lua
Model type: FSC
Location: Level 0 - Town
Faction: Civilian
Short label: COBAL Programmer, Sorenson -- Mystery coder

Purpose: Sorenson sells program books. She can increase the player's programming skill, which results in her death. The wrong answer to her questions or demands will turn her hostile to Tux and all other friendly NPCs.
Backstory: Emma Sorenson is one of the most brilliant programmers ever to have lived. A former Mega System employee, she is rumored to have sold her soul to the devil in order to improve her coding skills. Like all such deals, this one has had consequences she could not have foreseen. It is said that she can be released from her burden, but that no human could bear to release her.
When she left Mega System, she ran a library with his sister. But, quickly, she lock oneself in his bedroom for staring into the computer. Since, she never speak again with his sister.

Relationship:

With Tamara: They are half-sisters, but they broke off their relationship.

Shop:

  • Item -- Books

Skill teached:

  • Programming

Tamara Clark, Librarian

Dialog file: Tamara.lua
Model type: FSC
Location: Level 0 - Town
Faction: Civilian
Short label: Librarian, Tamara -- Librarian

Purpose: Tamara serves as an alternative source of program books. She give more information about bots.
Backstory: Tamara Clark runs the town library, which she used to run with her half-sister Sorenson. After Sorenson's descent into the hacking culture, and subsequently madness, Tamara broke off her relationship with her sister and dedicated herself to the preservation of knowledge, especially in the aftermath of the bot attacks.
Since she was reading a lot of book about droids, she has became brilliant about it and has planned a book about bots apocalypse.

Relationship:

With Sorenson: They are half-sisters, but they broke off their relationship.

Shop:

  • Item -- Books

Bender

Dialog file: Bender.lua
Model type: GUA
Location: Level 0 - Town
Faction: Red Guard
Short label: Red Guard, Bender, Bender - The strongest one

Purpose: Bender is the village idiot, strong but dumb. He give one quest.
Backstory: Just after the great assault, Bender took all the strength pills present in the town and he become the strongest man. Later, he receive a spam for brain enlargement pills (from a automated spamming bot). Despite the warning of Dr. Moore, I buy and eats them. He got badly sick.
Relationship:
With Dr. Moore: Moore refuses to gives the antidote to Bender. Tux can lie to get a cure for Bender in Bender's problem quest.

Given quests:

Given items:

  • 2 Strength pills: The reward for the Bender's problem quest.
  • Brain Enlargement Pill: A additional pill that Bender haven't took. This will reset your Strength, Dex., Cooling and Physical.
  • Elbow Grease: Needed to power on the Automatic Factory in Maintenace Tunnels (Level 6), Bender can give, but only if Tux had helped him with Doctor Moore.

Skippy

Dialog file: Skippy.lua
Model type: WOR
Location: Level 0 - Town
Faction: Civilian
Short label: Guy with Hat, Skippy - Map-Maker Maker

Purpose: Skippy is the technology items trader. He sell the Map Maker needed to active auto-map.
Backstory: Skippy gives no information about him.

Shop:

  • Item -- Technology

Given items:

  • Map Maker: This item allows to active auto-map. Skippy sells it for 50 circuits.

Bruce, Mine worker

Dialog file: Bruce.lua
Model type: WOR
Location: Level 0 - Town
Faction: Civilian
Short label: Mine Worker, Bruce - Mine Worker

Purpose:
Backstory:

Given items:

  • Desk Lamp:


Tybalt

Dialog file: Tybalt.lua
Model type: GUA
Location: Level 0 - Town
Backstory:
Purpose: The Red Guard Citadel Guard. He is now replacing the 614 stolen by Kevin. Can be bribed (But you'll lose the money and won't enter at citadel.)

Duncan McNamara

Dialog file: Duncan.lua
Model type: WOR
Location: Level 0 - Town
Backstory:
Purpose: The Red Guard Bomb-Maker. Will sell Tux grenades and give a quest about Koan.

Pendragon

Dialog file: Pendragon.lua
Model type: GUA
Location: Level 0 - Town
Backstory:
Purpose: Teaches Tux melee skills.

Benjamin

Dialog file: Benjamin.lua
Model type: GUA
Location: Level 0 - Town
Backstory:
Purpose: The one who tests ranged weaponary on RG. Currently testing new models for laser pistol. Teach Tux ranged skills.

Butch

Internal ref: PERSON_BUTCH
Dialog file: Butch.lua
Model type: GUA
Location: Level 0 - Town
Backstory:
Purpose: Arena Master.

Michelangelo

Dialog file: Michelangelo.lua
Model type: COO
Location: Level 0 - Town
Backstory:
Purpose: Cook.

Lukas

Dialog file: Lukas.lua
Model type: GUA
Location: Level 0 - Town
Backstory:
Purpose: Red Guard Armory Keeper.

Richard

Dialog file: Richard.lua
Model type: PRO
Location: Level 0 - Town
Backstory:
Purpose: "Computer Guy". Make DSB quest possible.

In-game name:
Dialog file: StandardOldTownGateGuard.lua
Model type: GUA
Location: Level 0 - Town
Backstory:
Purpose: This character is unknow. Was it removed from the game?

In-game name: 614
Dialog file: 614.lua
Model type: 614
Location: Level 0 - Town
Backstory:
Purpose: Patrol and guards the city.

Level 17 - Ethereal Meadows

Kevin

Dialog file: Kevin.lua
Model type: KEV
Location: Level 17 - Ethereal Meadows
Backstory:
Purpose: Teaches Hacking. Can be killed, but it is not worth. Stole from the Town. Is from Rebel Faction. Like curiosity. Give the "A Kingdom for a Cluster!" quest.

Jasmine

Dialog file: Jasmine.lua
Model type: JAS
Location: Level 17 - Ethereal Meadows
Backstory:
Purpose: Kevin's Robotic Girlfriend.

In-game name: 614
Dialog file: KevinGuard.lua
Model type: 614
Location: Level 17 - Ethereal Meadows
Backstory: Stolen of the Red Guard.
Purpose: Guards Kevin.

Level 34 - Forgotten bunker

Koan

Dialog file: Koan.lua
Model type: WOR
Location: Level 34 - Forgotten bunker
Backstory:
Purpose: Duncan wants him dead. But he will give information and heal if you spare his life.

Level 35 - Secret Research Center

Tania

Dialog file: Tania.lua
Model type: TAN
Location: Level 35 - Secret research center
Backstory:
Purpose: Biologist, Prisioner of the Secret Research Center. Give tux's a quest to save her. Will get mad if you killed Koan.

SACD

Dialog file: SACD.luag
Model type: 598
Location: Level 35 - Secret research center
Backstory:
Purpose: The Secret Area Control Database (SACD) allow you disable the autoguns. DON'T OPEN THE DOORS! This will send SADD to kill Tania!

SADD

Dialog file: SADD.lua
Model type: 883
Location: Level 35 - Secret research center
Backstory:
Purpose: Secret Area Defense Droid - SADD. Guards the Secret research center. Will enable the autoguns twice, allowing you to talk with Tania. Gives a quest for a Dilithium Crystal, that can be given by Michelangelo, if you helped him ealier.

Level 31 - Hell FortressEntrance

In-game name:
Dialog file: MSFacilityGateGuardLeader.lua
Model type: GUA
Location: Level 31 - Hell Fortress entrance
Backstory:
Purpose: Opens HF.

In-game name:
Dialog file: StandardMSFacilityGateGuard.lua
Model type: GUA
Location: Level 31 - Hell Fortress entrance
Backstory:
Purpose: None?

In-game name:
Dialog file: OldTownGateGuardLeader.lua
Model type: GUA
Location: Level 0 - Town
Backstory:
Purpose: This character is unknow. Was it removed from the game?

Level 37 - Tutorial

Tutorial Tom

Dialog file: TutorialTom.lua
Model type: PRO
Location: Level 37 - Tutorial
Backstory:
Purpose: Tutorial.

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