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* XMeetsY: ''Paradroid'' meets ''Fallout''.


* WeBuyAnything: You can sell everything. Even guns, which are forbidden (then again, most buying NPCs wouldn't be that keen to report you to the Red Guard).

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* WeBuyAnything: You can sell everything. Even guns, which are forbidden (then again, most buying NPCs [=NPCs=] wouldn't be that keen to report you to the Red Guard).


* SortingAlgorithmOfEvil: Somewhat literally; as in ''Paradroid'', stronger robots have higher ID numbers. That is, if you see a 123 it's "free EXP time!", a 139 (which is the only low-level robot with a ranged weapon) it's "Oh no, kill it!", a 249 (which wields a machine gun) is "OMG KILL IT!!", and a 302 is "*splat*" (unless you hack it). You find higher-level droids as you venture farther from town.
** 296 is a notable exception - despite being a 2xx type, it's harder to beat than some 4xx robots because of loads of HP AND powerful melee attacks.

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* SortingAlgorithmOfEvil: Somewhat literally; as in ''Paradroid'', stronger robots have higher ID numbers. That is, if you see a 123 it's "free EXP time!", a 139 (which is the only low-level robot with a ranged weapon) it's "Oh no, kill it!", a 249 (which wields a machine gun) is "OMG KILL IT!!", and a 302 is "*splat*" (unless you hack it). You find higher-level droids as you venture farther from town.
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town. 296 is a notable exception - despite being a 2xx type, it's harder to beat than some 4xx robots because of loads of HP AND powerful melee attacks.


* PracticalCurrency: The game uses Valuable Circuits as currency, which also turns all droids into MoneySpiders.

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* PracticalCurrency: The game uses Valuable Circuits as currency, which also turns all droids into MoneySpiders.{{Money Spider}}s.

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* PracticalCurrency: The game uses Valuable Circuits as currency, which also turns all droids into MoneySpiders.

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* CastFromMoney: Equipment enhancement consumes Valuable Circuits, commonly used as currency, by the hundreds.


* BlackAndGreyMorality: The ''very first quest of the game'' requires you to help the leader of the Red Guard commit mass murder.
** As of version .15, you ''have'' to side with [[ObstructiveBureaucrat the Red Guard]] in order to reach the endgame.
** There are plans to avert it and let the player character join the resistance.



* KillThePoor: [[spoiler:The Red Guard want to abandon the poor, eldery and weak civilains still in cyrosleep to certain death in order to increase power efficiency in the town.]]



** After being told that the arena bot makes sandwiches, the PC asks him for one. When denied because of insufficient rank, he tries [[Webcomic/{{XKCD}} "sudo make me a sandwich"]].



* WeBuyAnything: You can sell everything. Even guns, which are forbidden.

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* WeBuyAnything: You can sell everything. Even guns, which are forbidden.forbidden (then again, most buying NPCs wouldn't be that keen to report you to the Red Guard).


* GameWithinAGame: Several. There is the [[HackingMinigame Hacking mini-game]], several [[BettingMiniGame betting games]], a pseudo-''VideoGame/NetHack'' game, and even a version of [[ProgressQuest ProgressQuest]] (the shareware version).

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* GameWithinAGame: Several. There is the [[HackingMinigame Hacking mini-game]], several [[BettingMiniGame betting games]], a pseudo-''VideoGame/NetHack'' game, and even a version of [[ProgressQuest ProgressQuest]] ''VideoGame/ProgressQuest'' (the shareware version).


* GameWithinAGame: Several. There is the [[HackingMinigame Hacking mini-game]], several [[BettingMiniGame betting games]], a pseudo-[[NetHack NetHack]] game, and even a version of [[ProgressQuest ProgressQuest]] (the shareware version).

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* GameWithinAGame: Several. There is the [[HackingMinigame Hacking mini-game]], several [[BettingMiniGame betting games]], a pseudo-[[NetHack NetHack]] pseudo-''VideoGame/NetHack'' game, and even a version of [[ProgressQuest ProgressQuest]] (the shareware version).



** The game contains a few references to NetHack. It even includes a quasi-[[NetHack NetHack]] game.

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** The game contains a few references to NetHack. ''[=NetHack=]''. It even includes a quasi-[[NetHack NetHack]] quasi-''[=NetHack=]'' game.


* [[spoiler:ManipulativeBastard: Dvorak.]]

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* [[spoiler:ManipulativeBastard: Dvorak.ManipulativeBastard: [[spoiler:Dvorak.]]

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* [[spoiler:ManipulativeBastard: Dvorak.]]


** SocketedEquipment: You can use bits of your enemies to upgrade your equipment.



* ExperienceBooster: "Brain stimulator".



* SocketedEquipment: You can use bits of your enemies to upgrade your equipment.

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* SleptThroughTheApocalypse

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''[[http://freedroid.sourceforge.net/ Freedroid RPG]]'' is an Open Source RolePlayingGame in the style of ''VideoGame/{{Fallout}}'' or ''VideoGame/{{Diablo}}''. In it, Tux the Penguin fights off [[AIIsACrapshoot an army of crazed robots]] with weapons such as bare [[BizarreAlienBiology flippers]], wrenches, swords, lightsabers and "The Exterminator". The game is based on ''Paradroid'', borrowing from it both the robots and the ability to take control of one's foes. The game is currently in beta, but the current release is remarkably filled out (and stable).
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!!This game provides examples of:

* AIIsACrapShoot: The entire point. Filled with [[KillerRobot Killer Robots]].
* AwesomeButImpractical: The Super Exterminator!!! (with exclamation points). One shot is able to take down most of the robots, however requires ''5 seconds'' to reload, requires to be repaired after about ''ten'' shots and may damage you if you're standing too close.
* {{BFG}}: Aforementoned The Super Exterminator!!! and Barret M82.
* BilingualBonus: Engel Fleischer (Angel Butcher) and his brother Geist (Ghost)
* BlackAndGreyMorality: The ''very first quest of the game'' requires you to help the leader of the Red Guard commit mass murder.
** As of version .15, you ''have'' to side with [[ObstructiveBureaucrat the Red Guard]] in order to reach the endgame.
** There are plans to avert it and let the player character join the resistance.
* CastFromHitPoints: The "spellcasting" system. You cast spells by [[PowersAsPrograms running "programs"]], which heats up Tux's brain. If you get hot enough, you begin to take damage. Continue to cast spells, and Tux will go into sleep mode for a while, with no means of protection.
* CrapsackWorld: The Red Guard taxes and oppresses the population into oblivion, the only food is carcinogenic [=MREs=] (despite the presence of a trained chef, whose cooking apparatus was used as fuel by the Guard), and of course, there are the hordes of killer robots.
* CriticalExistenceFailure: [[MadeOfExplodium Quite dramatically.]]
* DesignItYourselfEquipment
* EscortMission: [[spoiler:Tania]] who you have to escort from [[spoiler:her]] underground fortress to the town, past many extremely deadly robots.
* FanRemake: Of ''Paradroid'' and, to some extent, ''Fallout''.
* GameWithinAGame: Several. There is the [[HackingMinigame Hacking mini-game]], several [[BettingMiniGame betting games]], a pseudo-[[NetHack NetHack]] game, and even a version of [[ProgressQuest ProgressQuest]] (the shareware version).
* GlassCannon: 420 [[MeaningfulName "Coward"]]
* GratuitousGerman: Engel sometimes uses some German words, and Geist uses only German.
* GreyGoo: Doc mentions this when explaining why the best health potion uses short-lived nanobots instead of long-living ones. [[spoiler:They evolved into some kind of grey goo cancer, that devoured everything and made several planets uninhabitable.]]
* HiveQueen: The [[spoiler:singularity]] is basically this, in that it has many component parts, but you only can talk to one of them. Somewhat inverted as it is a robot.
* HeroTrackingFailure: 139's plasma bullets, which will hit you only if you stand still or run straight towards it. May also happen with you while wielding a plasma weapon.
* HollywoodHacking: It's ''Paradroid''.
* HumanAliens: Averted. The [[ShoutOut "Linarians"]] are penguins, one of which is the main character.
* KarlMarxHatesYourGuts: Venders pay you 30% of what the item is worth, but charge at least 100%...
* KillItWithFire: [[NoKillLikeOverkill "Plasma Discharge"]], as well as purchasable grenades.
* KillThePoor: [[spoiler:The Red Guard want to abandon the poor, eldery and weak civilains still in cyrosleep to certain death in order to increase power efficiency in the town.]]
* LastOfHisKind: It's implied that the player character is the only alive Linarian.
* MadeOfExplodium: The player character.
* MarathonLevel: [[spoiler:Hell Factory]]
* MegaCorp: [=MegaSys=], which has logos on nearly everything.
* MoneySpider: Droids drop "circuits" which conveniently happen to be the currency used, as well as [[VendorTrash other items]].
* NoHeroDiscount: Well, you do seem to be their only customer. Even if you [[spoiler:save Stone's shop]] you are charged full price.
* ObstructiveBureaucrat: The Red Guard are a [[KillThePoor Disturbingly]] [[WeHaveReserves extreme]] example of this.
* OnlySixFaces: Most of the characters look exactly the same. Averted by Ewald and Stone, justified by Red Guards and Dixon, because of constantly wearing uniform.
* {{Overheating}}: Casting too much spells may end with this.
* PlotCoupon: Used in many places, such as the [[spoiler:dilithium crystals]] which must be [[FetchQuest retrieved]] from an abandoned mine.
* RidiculouslyHumanRobots: Averted; the only android you meet fools Tux for a while, but quickly blows up. All other robots, while looking vaguely humanoid, are quite obviously not in any way human.
* RoboSpeak: All droids deliver a PreAsskickingOneLiner before attacking, not from sound files but from an actual voice synth built into the game. Notable are "First Law Disabled", "Slice, Slice, Slice", and "Redmond, we have a problem".
* ShoutOut: Lots of them.
** The main character is Tux, the Linux mascot.
** The game contains a few references to NetHack. It even includes a quasi-[[NetHack NetHack]] game.
** Richard, *nix admin living in town mentions Pandora, an open-source handheld, currently in development.
** Some citizens are represented by guys in red hats, a ShoutOut to Red Hat Linux.
* SocketedEquipment: You can use bits of your enemies to upgrade your equipment.
* SortingAlgorithmOfEvil: Somewhat literally; as in ''Paradroid'', stronger robots have higher ID numbers. That is, if you see a 123 it's "free EXP time!", a 139 (which is the only low-level robot with a ranged weapon) it's "Oh no, kill it!", a 249 (which wields a machine gun) is "OMG KILL IT!!", and a 302 is "*splat*" (unless you hack it). You find higher-level droids as you venture farther from town.
** 296 is a notable exception - despite being a 2xx type, it's harder to beat than some 4xx robots because of loads of HP AND powerful melee attacks.
* ThrivingGhostTown: Very odd and extreme. The only town currently in the game has a population of about ten, but has enough space to hold maybe fifty. An NPC claims it contains a population around 250, and that there isn't any food. Huh.
* UndefeatableLittleVillage: Lampshaded.
* WeBuyAnything: You can sell everything. Even guns, which are forbidden.
* XMeetsY: ''Paradroid'' meets ''Fallout''.
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