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* ConnectedAllAlong: He knew TrafficKing back when he had hands to handcuff.

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* ConnectedAllAlong: He knew TrafficKing [=TrafficKing=] back when he had hands to handcuff.



















A fortuneteller who only accepts payment in coins found on your adventure.

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A fortuneteller FortuneTeller who only accepts payment in obsolete coins found on your adventure.



* FortuneTeller: She gives you vague hints about future events.










* CatEaredHood: Her outfit is very cat-themed, including a cat-eared hoodie, a white spot over one eye, and whisker face paint.










A police officer who spends his time sitting in a bar next to Mechanix's shop.

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A former police officer who spends his time sitting in a bar next to Mechanix's shop.



* ConnectedAllAlong: He knew TrafficKing back when he had hands to handcuff.



* SlummingIt: His profile mentions that with all his resources he could easily live in a big house in a nice district of Rengkok, but guesses that doing so would interfere with his ability to overhear information directly from the street.

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* SlummingIt: His profile mentions that with all his resources he could easily live in a big house in a nice district of Rengkok, but HER guesses that doing so would interfere with his ability to overhear information directly from the street.street.







** Although she points out that her parents probably starved to death anyway while she has a comparatively secure job.

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** Although she points out that her parents probably starved to death anyway while she has a comparatively secure job. [[spoiler:So long as she doesn't say the wrong thing and get 'disappeared' like all her girlfriends.]]







* TheQueenpin: She runs a smuggling ring based around stealing things from the Hanza Compound and selling it on the streets.







* FantasticReligiousWeirdness: Her mask shows a cross, implying that the Church of Disorder has some roots in Christianity. She takes the 'holy suffering' angle pretty literally, though; if you want her help you'll need to die. Numerous times.
* {{Stripperific}}:

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* FantasticReligiousWeirdness: Her mask shows includes a cross, cross motif, implying that the Church of Disorder has some roots in Christianity. She takes the 'holy suffering' angle pretty literally, though; if you want her help you'll need to die. Numerous times.
* {{Stripperific}}: As religions in Rengkok are a mix between nightclubs and churches, her outfit effectively consists of underwear and a gimp mask.







* CrypticConversation: Good luck understanding what she's talking about without progressing further in the game.













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* UndyingLoyalty: To whoever becomes their leader, they tried to do a ZergRush on Hanza Compound and the virtual farm simply because they heard you were going there, one apologizing as he died that they couldn't clear the area out for you.
* WellDoneSonGuy: Her says Nerve is controlling them via fear and twisted fatherly affection, being Third Children they never had parental figure to stick to before.

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* UndyingLoyalty: To whoever becomes their leader, they leader. They tried to do a ZergRush on the Hanza Compound and the virtual farm Virtuality Farm simply because they heard you were going there, one apologizing as he died that they couldn't clear the area out for you.
* WellDoneSonGuy: Her HER says Nerve is controlling them via fear and twisted fatherly affection, as being Third Children they never had parental figure to stick to before.before.







* NobleDemon: Has a very strict code of honor and, no matter how unpleasant or disadvantageous the situation is to him (like, say, a murderous psychopath storming his hideout and murdering his men all for the sake of a guy he's tasked with protecting but nonetheless hates), he'll see his deals through. He's also pretty civil towards the Protagonist and, once defeated, allows him to finally get to [[spoiler:Wizard]]. All in all, Her sums him as a "samurai outside his timeframe".

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* NobleDemon: Has a very strict code of honor and, no matter how unpleasant or disadvantageous the situation is to him (like, say, a murderous psychopath storming his hideout and murdering his men all for the sake of a guy he's tasked with protecting but nonetheless hates), he'll see his deals through. He's also pretty civil towards the Protagonist and, once defeated, allows him to finally get to [[spoiler:Wizard]]. All in all, Her HER sums him up as a "samurai outside his timeframe".






































* DirtyCoward: Her calls him an ambitious coward.

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* DirtyCoward: Her HER calls him an ambitious coward.










* {{Yakuza}}: You can clearly guess from his appearance that he's formerly from the Yakuza

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* {{Yakuza}}: You can clearly guess from his appearance that he's formerly from the YakuzaYakuza.


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* BackFromTheDead: He gets heat-blasted to death at the Virtuality Farm, only for the Sick Sisters to bring him back to life with a Heavy Cyborg's body.


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* WretchedHive: Subverted, it is a bad place with criminals and scum roaming the street but the people there are nice if self-serving.

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* UrbanSegregation: Rengkok is divided into districts, and Karma determines which districts you're allowed into. Rengkok South is bottom of the barrel; it's for people with low to no Karma.
* WretchedHive: Subverted, it is a bad Played with. On the one hand, it's the only place where people with incredibly low Karma scores can live, which means by definition it's full of known criminals and scum roaming desparate people. On the street but other hand, the people there inhabitants are nice more aware than anyone that things are bad, and tend to look after each other even if self-serving.they put themselves first.



* {{Blackmail}}: He helps you because Her as some nasty info on him and is frightened by how she had access to it.

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The local mechanic in Rengkok South.
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* ArtificialLimbs: He has a few and they're apparently antiques.
* {{Blackmail}}: He helps you because Her as HER has some nasty info on him and he is frightened by how she had access to it.it.
* DreadfulMusician: For all his engineering prowess he's apparently tone-deaf. A group of bikers nearby complain about it, even as they admit his work on their bikes is unparalelled.
* GadgeteerGenius: It's quite literally his business. He pieced your mask back together with 'spit and gum' and got you a new arm surprisingly quickly.



A fortuneteller who only accepts payment in coins found on your adventure.
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* WorthlessYellowRocks: Points out that absolutely nobody else would value the coins you find since money has been completely replaced with Karma.



An activist trying to dismantle HEAVEN's intelligence network.
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* ProperlyParanoid: All the C.A.T.S she points you to ''are'' surveillance equipment.



A police officer who spends his time sitting in a bar next to Mechanix's shop.
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* SlummingIt: His profile mentions that with all his resources he could easily live in a big house in a nice district of Rengkok, but guesses that doing so would interfere with his ability to overhear information directly from the street.



* StepfordSmiler: She is all enthusiastic even though she was abandoned by her parents and has to live in the slum

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A worker at Alina's bar.
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* StepfordSmiler: She is all acts enthusiastic even though she was abandoned by her parents and has to live in the slumslums.
** Although she points out that her parents probably starved to death anyway while she has a comparatively secure job.



* NiceGirl: She is one of the few sane and kind person in Rengkok South. She gives you an unlimited tab after you help her.

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Owner of the bar in Rengkok South. Runs a smuggling operation on the side.
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* NiceGirl: She is one of the few sane and kind person people in Rengkok South. She gives you an unlimited tab after you help her.



A nun from the Church of Disorder, explaining its beliefs and offering a reward to people who suffer for it.
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* FantasticReligiousWeirdness: Her mask shows a cross, implying that the Church of Disorder has some roots in Christianity. She takes the 'holy suffering' angle pretty literally, though; if you want her help you'll need to die. Numerous times.
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A mysterious old woman who gives cryptic warnings.
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* AmbiguouslyHuman: She looks like a formless mass of rags and always wears a traditional mask.



*{{Blackmail}}: Pays you to find some dirt about Heaven so he can make money out of it.

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A businessman who plays the stock market.
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*{{Blackmail}}: Pays you to find some dirt about Heaven HEAVEN so he can make money out of it.



A faction of Rengoku South, made of Third Children trying to survive and led by Nerve they took over the parking garage.

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A faction of Rengoku Rengkok South, made of Third Children trying to survive and led by Nerve they took over the Nerve. Their headquarters is in an underground parking garage.



The leader of the Creeps.
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* CantTakeCriticism: He was a youtuber who got fed up with all the complaint and demands before going on a killing spree.

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A game developer and [=YouTube=] personality who started murdering his fans.
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* CantTakeCriticism: He was a youtuber [=YouTuber=] who got fed up with all the complaint complaints and demands before going on a killing spree.



[[folder: Techno dogs]]

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[[folder: Techno dogs]]Dogs]]



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* TriggerHappy: Favors machine guns and from the Creeps corpse around the facility they shoot first.

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* TriggerHappy: Favors Favor machine guns and from the Creeps corpse Creep corpses around the facility they shoot first.



A leader of the Techno dog, has a bounty for multiple murder and war crime.

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A leader of the Techno dog, Dogs, has a bounty for multiple murder murders and war crime.crimes.
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[[folder: TrafficKing]]

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[[folder: TrafficKing]][=TrafficKing=]]]
The head of Hanza... literally.
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* KickTheSonOfABitch: He goes through countless torture by you and the Sick Sisters, not that he didn't deserve it.

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* FlyingFace: He's undergone so many treatments to extend his life that his body rotted off. Now he's just a head on a flying platform wirelessly controlling the Hanza mainframe.
* KickTheSonOfABitch: He goes through countless intense torture by you and the Sick Sisters, not that he didn't deserve it.



The secret core of MOTHER and the directors of the entire Virtuality system.
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* TheStarscream: They and Trafficking teamed up to overthrow the Boss by paying WIZARD.
* SirSwearsALot: Geminus red is constantly swearing and yelling threats, especially wen she controls MOTHER.

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* TheStarscream: They and Trafficking [=TrafficKing=] teamed up to overthrow the Boss by paying WIZARD.
* SirSwearsALot: Geminus red is constantly swearing and yelling threats, especially wen when she controls MOTHER.


* TakeThat: Judging by his shirt and bio, he might be a potshot at the developer of''VideoGame/BrutalDoom'', SGtMarkIV.

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* TakeThat: Judging by his shirt and bio, he might be a potshot at the developer of''VideoGame/BrutalDoom'', SGtMarkIV.[=SGtMarkIV=].


* OnlyKnownByTheirNickname: Nobody really calls him by any name except HER, who calls him Puppy. It's to the point that he's referred to as Puppy by the developers in update notes.



* AffectionateNickname: Has an habit of calling the protagonist "Puppy". [[spoiler:All in all, makes sense, as she's basically exploiting him like an attack dog, the "bone" being his nonexistant little brother]].

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* AffectionateNickname: Has an a habit of calling the protagonist "Puppy". [[spoiler:All in all, makes sense, as she's basically exploiting him like an attack dog, the "bone" being his nonexistant little brother]].

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* BottomlessMagazines: [[EmergencyWeapon RUINER gun]] has unlimited ammo and a very fast reload time, resulting in this. This, however, [[InvertedTrope doesn't make it much less lethal than other weapons]].


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* EvolvingWeapon: Upgrading the "Use of Weapons" skill tree changes protagonist's RUINER gun. It starts off as a small automatic pistol with only 8 rounds in the mag. It then changes into a bigger handgun with 10 rounds in a mag, and then it evolves into a fully-blown submachine gun that can't be held with one hand anymore.


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* SuperReflexes: [[ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin Reflex Booster]] grants protagonist this in a form of [[BulletTime slowing down time]] whenever he activates it.


* MultiRangedMaster: Protagonist doesn't seem to have an issue with using anything that can nail, [[DisintegratorRay vaporize]], [[LudicrousGibs blow up]] or do anything that causes harm to anyone standing in his way. Handguns, SMGs, rifles, shotguns, [[EnergyWeapon energy weapons of different kinds]], grenade launchers, railguns, flamethrowers..... Same goes for [[MultiMeleeMaster any melee weapons he finds]].

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* MultiRangedMaster: Protagonist doesn't seem to have an issue with using anything that can nail, [[DisintegratorRay vaporize]], [[LudicrousGibs blow up]] or do anything that causes harm to anyone standing in his way. Handguns, SMGs, submachine guns, rifles, shotguns, [[EnergyWeapon energy weapons of different kinds]], grenade launchers, railguns, flamethrowers..... Same goes for [[MultiMeleeMaster any melee weapons he finds]].


* AceCustom: RUINER gun, a repaired and modified version of a SQUID pistol. It's described as a faster and lighter version of SQUID, with the same level of deadliness. It's implied that the protagonist had killed the previous owner and [[RobbingTheDead took the gun for himself]]. And he is lethal with it.

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* AceCustom: RUINER gun, a repaired and modified version of a SQUID pistol. It's described as a faster and lighter version of SQUID, with the same level of deadliness. It's implied that the protagonist had killed the previous owner and [[RobbingTheDead took the gun for himself]]. And he is lethal with it.


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* MultiRangedMaster: Protagonist doesn't seem to have an issue with using anything that can nail, [[DisintegratorRay vaporize]], [[LudicrousGibs blow up]] or do anything that causes harm to anyone standing in his way. Handguns, SMGs, rifles, shotguns, [[EnergyWeapon energy weapons of different kinds]], grenade launchers, railguns, flamethrowers..... Same goes for [[MultiMeleeMaster any melee weapons he finds]].

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* AceCustom: RUINER gun, a repaired and modified version of a SQUID pistol. It's described as a faster and lighter version of SQUID, with the same level of deadliness. It's implied that the protagonist had killed the previous owner and [[RobbingTheDead took the gun for himself]]. And he is lethal with it.


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* LightningBruiser: While he is capable of wielding long-ranged weapons, the protagonist's main tool is his incredible mobility and deadliness in close combat. His Pipe (and later, Nerve sword) is capable of killing most mooks in 1-2 strikes, he can [[FlashStep blink]] around like a maniac, ignoring damage and getting up close and personal in a matter of moments. [[LimitBreak Overload]] ramps protagonists's speed and brutality even further, [[UpToEleven doubling the speed and damage you deal with anything you hold]]. If upgraded, it also gives you infinite Dash charges and increases the damage you deal depending on your combo counter. With it active, player can clean a room in one fell swoop with nothing but a melee weapon.


The game's player character, both in the literal and [[UnwittingPawn metaphorical sense]]. A [[{{Cyborg}} hard-wired]], short tempered, masked [[SociopathicHero sociopath]] whose talking skills are inversely proportional to his skills in transforming his enemies to a red, bloody paste. ''[[OneManArmy He never speaks a single word.]]''

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The game's player character, both in the literal and [[UnwittingPawn metaphorical sense]]. A [[{{Cyborg}} hard-wired]], short tempered, masked [[SociopathicHero sociopath]] whose talking skills are inversely proportional to his skills in transforming his enemies to a red, bloody paste. ''[[OneManArmy ''[[HeroicMime He never speaks a single word.]]'']]''


* {{Expy}}: A brutal MisanthropeSupreme in PostApunkalypticArmor, including a helmet that resembles that of a football player, who attacks with a shotgun and pools of flaming liquid. If he put on another 30 kilos of muscle and carved a Big Dipper into his chest, Jurek would be Jagi from ''Manga/FistOfTheNorthStar''.

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* {{Expy}}: A brutal MisanthropeSupreme in PostApunkalypticArmor, including a helmet that resembles that of a football player, player's, who attacks with a shotgun and pools of flaming liquid. If he put on another 30 kilos of muscle and carved a Big Dipper into his chest, Jurek would be Jagi from ''Manga/FistOfTheNorthStar''.

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* UndyingLoyalty: To whoever becomes their leader, they tried to do a ZergRush on Hanza Compound and the virtual farm simply because they heard you were going there, one apologizing as he died that they couldn't clear the area out for you.

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[[folder: Shadow]]
A Triad trooper.
* BadassBoast: "I'm usually the last thing people see"
* VillainTeleportation: He uses blinking a lot.
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!Hanzo Compound

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!Hanzo !Hanza Compound



Hanzo Compound's security personnel.
* PsychoForHire: HER refers to them as assholes for hire.

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Hanzo Hanza Compound's security personnel.
* PsychoForHire: HER refers to them as assholes for hire.


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* OldSoldier: Veteran of a Balkan war that happened decades prior to the game. His augments are noted to be old.

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