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  • Art Imitates Art/Expy: The art style of Transistor takes a lot of visual cues from the work of Austrian symbolist painter Gustav Klimt (1862 – 1918). The character Red may in fact be a reference to "Red Hilda", a model who has appeared in so many of Klimt's works that the choice to use her image as the protagonist would be very fitting.
  • Fan Nickname: Since the man inside the Transistor is never named at any point in the game, numerous Fan Nicknames have popped up for him.
    • Blue, to match the Theme Naming of Red.
    • Breach(), after the function() he's the trace of.
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    • Boxer, since the game's source code refers to him as this.
    • Mr. Nobody, since he refers to himself as this in the game.
    • Auden, since the game's source code also refers to him as this.
  • What Could Have Been: In early gameplay footage, Red was hunted by five assassins. In the final product, this was reduced to four.
  • The Wiki Rule: See here.


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