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Playable Characters

     Eriko Christy 

Voiced by: Lani Minella
Eriko’s parents ran a traveling haunted house called “The Horror Caravan”. She was forced to watch only horror movies since she was 1Note , and had to also deal her father constantly scaring her with his traps and other terrors, this lead to her losing her sense of fear. She’s now the Head of the Horror Movie Research Club and President of the Student Council.

     Kevin Kertsman 

Voiced by: Ryan Drummond
One of Eriko’s friends, he’s big fan of Christopher Lee’s Dracula and hates post-80’s splatter films.
  • Alliterative Name: Kevin Kertsman
  • Hidden Depths: According to the game’s manual, he knows a lot about middle-age legends and earned high grades in history.
  • Jack-of-All-Stats: His base stats are the most balanced out all of the other characters
  • The Caretaker: Becomes this for Eriko in the True Ending.

     Michel Waters 

Voiced by: Lani Minella
One of Eriko’s friends, Michel is interested in horror movies featuring evil spirits. She’s also the one who got the group the tickets for Illbleed.
  • Informed Ability: According to the manual, she’s psychic and has even performed exorcisms; the former only shows up in the game once, when she sends out a telepathic cry for help, while the latter never comes up at all.
    • Although it kind of explains how she has the highest amount of adrenaline in the game.
  • Tomboyish Name: Michel is a girl, but the name “Michel” is the French form of "Michael". Probably they wanted it to be Michelle (her name is pronounced as such, anyway), but the translators screwed up.
  • You Gotta Have Green Hair: Michel hair is green though her eyebrows appear to be brown.

     Randy Fairbanks 

Voiced by: ???
One of Eriko’s friends, Randy’s a typical horror movie, who prefers female roles in splatter films rather than plot. What’s notable about Randy, is that if you don’t find his brain before finding him, he’ll spent the rest of the game as Brainless Randy and his dialog will turned into utter gibberish.
  • Body Horror: Not retrieving Randy’s brain leaves him as a mindless, drooling, walking husk throughout the rest of the game.
    • Keep in mind his brain was removed while he was still alive.
  • Boisterous Bruiser: He’s doesn’t appear to be very sharp but he has the highest base stamina out all the characters.
  • Chainsaw Good: According to the manual, he brought a $10,000 chainsaw that was used in a horror movie. He also mentions in the game’s opening, that he wants to buy another chainsaw with the prize money from Illbleed.
  • Joke Character: Brainless Randy lacks any adrenaline needed to mark possible traps. Bear in mind that Randy's adrenaline count will drop to zero each time you rescue him without getting his brain, so any adrenal upgrades you may have bought for him will go to waste.
  • Self-Imposed Challenge: Choosing to play as Brainless Randy. You better stock up on health items if you wanted clear a level with him.
  • The Ditz: It's even worse if you fail to find his brain before turning him back from being a woodpuppet.
  • Unexplained Recovery: In the Good Ending, even if you didn’t give him his brain back, he’s back to his normal self.
  • Video Game Cruelty Potential: Not giving Randy his brain back and have him as a living, walking vegetable for the rest of the game.
    • Video Game Cruelty Punishment: Of course, if you decide to play as Brainless Randy, you’ll most like end up getting killed a lot since he has no adrenaline and therefore can’t mark traps. And he'll still have zero adrenaline on a New Game+, forcing you to build it all the way up again from scratch even if you do retrieve his brain afterward.
  • Who Even Needs a Brain?: Type I if/until you put his brain back in.

     Jorg Baker

Voiced by: Jorg Tittel

  • Sixth Ranger: Last to join, and the only member of the group who wasn't part of Eriko's friend group before entering Illbleed.



     Michael Reynolds 

Voiced by: Steve Brodie

A reclusive movie director, and the owner of the titular park of the game, Illbleed.
  • Ambiguously Human: It's not clear if his head is just a mask or if he's some otherworldly creature, which isn't helped by his rather visceral transformations.
  • Big Bad: By virtue of having created the park, he qualifies for the position. He was also the main source of Eriko's suffering before the game even started.
  • Insult Backfire: He takes being called a maniac and "out of [his] mind" as a compliment.
  • Karma Houdini: He's created a park that has killed thousands of people in the least, judging by Illbleed's morgue, and ends the first playthrough just giving the characters 100,000 dollars. He does get killed in the ending, but another horror land called "The Arcade" sports the same font and his name, indicating he's still alive.
  • Walking Spoiler: You learn a lot more about his relationship with Eriko on a second playthrough of the game.

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