D-Tritus DebrisA literally self-made robot who recently came to Scrapland.
- Grand Theft Me: Thanks to a program he got from Sebastian, he can hack into The Great Database and overwrite any other robot in Chimera. The only exceptions are The Boss and Humphrey.
- Ridiculously Human Robot
- Robot Hair: D-Tritus had blue wire hair tied back into a little miniature ponytail.
Deep ThroatA mysterious robot who knows something's up with all the murders that have been occurring lately.
- Machine Monotone: Deep Throat's voice doesn't change in pitch or tone.
High-Ranking Members of Chimera
The ArchbishopThe Archbishop of Chimera, leader of the bishops who maintain The Great Database. He spends his days lounging in a hot tub. He's the first murder victim.
- The Caligula: He's content to lounge around all day in his hot tub getting his shoulders massaged.
- Cruel and Unusual Death: First, his hot tub is heated to boiling levels, and then, as he attempts to get out, something grabs his head and twists it, snapping his neck.
- Killed Off for Real: His matrix was removed from The Great Database, meaning that he can no longer be revived.
- My Death Is Just the Beginning: His murder gets the ball rolling on the game's plot.
Police ChiefThe Chief Of Police in Chimera. He's the second murder victim.
- Cruel and Unusual Death: While weightlifting in his room, his security feeds are cut off so he can't see the killer sneak up on him. Then, the killer forces his weights down, snapping his arms in half. Then it brings the weights down on his head, crushing it off of his body.
- Da Chief: Natch.
- Dirty Cop: He can be bribed, beats up robots who oppose him, cheats at poker, and is the mayor's attack dog. Plus, he and the Mayor run some illegal trafficking operations together.
- Killed Off for Real: His matix was stolen from The Great Database, so he can't be revived after his murder.
- Top-Heavy Guy: His upper body is noticeably bigger than his lower body.
The MayorThe Mayor of Chimera. He has the ability to put robots to sleep via long-winded speeches. He's the third murder victim.
- Corrupt Politician: He lies more than he talks, he shreds documents, and he'll secure your vote by promising to sick the Chief of Police on anyone who's giving you problems. Plus, he and the Chief of Police run some illegal trafficking operations together.
- Cruel and Unusual Death: He's shoved legs-first into his own shredding machine.
- Nap-Inducing Speak: Whenever he makes a speech, all the robots around him fall asleep.
The Chief Of BankersLeader of The Bankers, and the richest robot in Chimera.
The BossD-Tritus' boss at the news. He's also Betty's fiance. His matrix in The Great Database is password-protected, so D-Tritus can't turn into him.
- The Workaholic: You can't really strike up a conversation with him.
The Crazy GamblerThe Crazy Gambler is the one to go to to take part in Crazy Bets, and Super Crazy Bets. He's runs The Gamblers Den.
- Secret Identity: He's actually the Chief Of Bankers, who invented the Crazy Gambler persona to have some fun.
BettyThe face of the Chimera news team, only female robot in all Scrapland, and the boss' fiance.
- Fembot: Natch.
- Just Friends: Betty asserts that she loves the boss... as a father figure.
- The Smurfette Principle: She's the only female robot in Scrapland.
BertoD-Tritus' friend in the news team.
- Grand Theft Me: He suffers this when his matrix is hijacked, creating multiple copies of him.
BillA human who came to Scrapland to sell his wares. He's immediately blamed for the murders that occurred.
- The Scapegoat: Almost immediately after he shows up, he's blamed for all the murders and arrested.
- Token Human: The only human in the game.
SebastianAn old camera robot who's seen a lot of stuff in his time. He gives D-Tritus the program that allows him to hack The Great Database.
HumphreyThe Boss' right-hand robot. Just like The Boss, his matrix in The Great Database is password-protected, so D-Tritus can't become him.
RustyA retired mercenary who now runs a junkyard on Scrapland. D-Tritus can build ships that he has plans for in Rusty's place.
VicusA cop who was willing to share the evidence of The Archbishop's murder with D-Tritus.
- He Knows Too Much: He's killed to keep D-Tritus from finding out what he knows about The Archbishop's murder, after his matrix is removed from The Great Database.
IgorA Bishop who has one of the pieces of evidence from The Archbishop's murder. He will only give it to you if you beat him in combat.
TrurlA Messenger who has knowledge of one of the pieces of evidence from The Archbishop's murder. He'll only tell you if you get him the plans for The Mayor's gunship. Later in the game, you have to enter a race while pretending to be his son so he'll give you back the desk Bill's hiding in.
TraitoriusA functionary who was hired to kill D-Tritus to discourage him from continuing the investigation.
PickusA functionary who's been incarcerated. He has knowledge of where he hid the plans for Traitorius's clan's gunship.
MickusA functionary who's in a gang that rival's Traitorius'.
GusA bishop who developed the viscous substance found at the Archbishop and Chief of Police's murders.
The Lone MercenaryA mercenary who is described as "a true death fanatic". He was kicked out of Scrapland long ago and returned because he was hired to kill Bishop Gus.
Robots Of Chimera
As A Whole
- Planet of Hats: Every robot in Chimera has a specific function.
BishopsThe robots in charge of maintaining The Great Database. When D-Tritus shows up, they immediately enter his matrix into it.
FunctionariesThe beureaucrats of Chimera. Nothing gets done without their approval.
- Caffeine Bullet Time: They can slow down time to move faster.
PoliceThe police of Chimera come in four types: Regular Cops, Armed Cops, Beholders, and Doorkeepers.
- Dirty Cop: They extort money from other robots and seem to like administering beatings.
- Elite Mook: The Armed Cops could be this.
- Oculothorax: The Beholders are a mechanical version of this trope. They're essentially floating eyeballs with a single arm.
- Pinned to the Wall: Doorkeepers are built into the wall next to the entrances they guard to ensure that they never leave their post.
- Robot Antennae: The Armed Cops and Beholders have these.
- Top-Heavy Guy: Regular cops and armed cops have upper bodies significantly larger than their lower bodies.
BankersBankers are robots who have the power to suck away a robot's money for as long as they stand near them.
MercenariesRobots exiled from Chimera after the Priests stole The Great Database from them. They only accept extra lives as payment since their matrixes aren't listed in The Great Database.
NursesFloating robots who's treatment involves hitting robots with their giant mallet arm.
- Herr Doktor: They speak with a German accent.
MessengersFloating robots who deliver messages throughout buildings.
- Static Stun Gun: They use this to stun and steal message tubes from one another.