Construction Site

Location

This is in the Oldtown area.

This area counts as aboveground, outdoors, ???

Legend
BrassKnuckles25.jpg Combat Encounters Eclipse.jpg Etheric only
Peace-Patch.jpg Noncombat Encounters coffee.jpg Non-Etheric only
defaultitem.jpg Choice Encounters fishingpole.jpg Requires Fishing pole
LeatherJacket.jpg Gang Warfare Encounters PDA.jpg Can lead to a Hacking Encounter

BrassKnuckles25.jpg Combat Encounters

                            Opponent                             Encounter Text      Conditions           Notes     
coffee.jpg? Omnitech-Worker.jpg
CONSTRUCTION CREW
A belligerent worker wanders up to you and starts swinging in response to some, hopefully imagined, slight. At 1 site drunkenness No rise in site panic
Omnitech-Worker.jpgOmnitech-Worker.jpgOmnitech-Worker.jpg
3x CONSTRUCTION CREW
A group of workers converge on your location. The middle one jabs a finger at you "we told you to leave." If told to leave the site +1 site panic if you win, none if you lose/run away
Omnitech-Worker.jpg shabaruka.jpg
CONSTRUCTION CREW, SHOVEL DRONE
As you make your way across the lot, one of the workers panics and fires up one of the construction drones to help him repel you. At 5 site panic
MidgardSecurityGuard.jpg MidgardSecurityGuard.jpg
2x MIDGARD SECURITY
A pair of Midgard Security officers are sweeping through the lot. They seem to be operating on a "shoot first, ask questions later" approach. At 8-9 site panic, without Construction Worker outfit
Eclipse.jpg burrowingcentipede.jpg
BURROWING CENTIPEDE
The ground sags a little under you and a serpentine creature covered with needlelike legs wraps around your descending foot. You're able to save yourself from a disastrous tumble, leaving you well prepared for the stinger rushing up towards your face. if high Evasion Power (≥3 or so)
Eclipse.jpg burrowingcentipede.jpg
BURROWING CENTIPEDE
The ground sags a little under you and a serpentine creature covered with needlelike legs wraps around your descending foot. There's an unpleasant crunch in your ankle as the creature stabs towards you with its stinger.

You've gained 5 duration of Cracked Ankle.
if low Evasion Power
coffee.jpg burrowingdrone.jpg
BURROWING DRONE
A drone bursts out of the ground in front of you, its legs churning through the old concrete with a skull-piercing whine and kicking up a remarkable cloud of dust. You think it's just a digging model, but this one seems rather aggressive.

You've gained 1 duration of Roiling Dust.
At 5 site panic No rise in site panic
coffee.jpg? shabaruka.jpg
SHOVEL DRONE
As you make your way across the lot, one of the construction drones whirrs to life and comes after you. Apparently they have some sort of "guard" mode. At sufficient alert levels?
Eclipse.jpg? Third-Eye-Seer.jpg
THIRD EYE SEER
A man with a prominent Third Eye tattoo approaches you through the worksite. Despite the blindfold cinched over his eyes, he moves between the loose construction material and earthen gouges without concern.

He turns to face you, frowning, and says "I'm sorry, but it seems you need to be taught a lesson."
After successfully challenging Third Eye (must be unlocked each time)
ThirdEyeThug.jpgThirdEyeThug.jpg
2X THIRD EYE GANGER
"Hey!" A man in Third Eye colors yells at you from across the lot. "Selling out to the Families, thinking you're hot shit. Belong in a fucking museum!"

He and his friend seem more intent on trying to put you in the ground.
After completing Oldtown Challenge quest
Omnitech-Worker.jpg
CONSTRUCTION CREW
A worker wanders the lot, paying more attention to his own mutterings than to you. "It's so beautiful, the forest. But the eyes… monsters… monsters everywhere."

"You're one of them, aren't you? You're one of them!" His mood changes entirely as he lunges towards you.
After completing Oldtown Installation quest

Peace-Patch.jpg Noncombat Encounters

Encounter Result Notes
coffee.jpg Hardhat Zone loaner hardhat In the Construction Worker outfit without a hardhat equipped
PDA.jpg OmniTech BigDig <results> juryrigged antenna and PDA

The above needs checking if it is flagged as non-combat encounter or just computer encounter


defaultitem.jpg Choice Encounters

coffee.jpg Whining Drone - (At ≤4 site panic)
  1. Watch it dig - Gain 3 or 6 XP in Perception
  2. Go after it - Fight Burrowing Drone
  3. Leave it be - Walk Away

Powered-Down Drone - (At ≤4 site panic, as long as you haven't "left it be" today)

  1. Look it over - Gain 2 XP in Perception and possibly Will
  2. Flip the switch - Information
  3. Harvest some parts - (with salvaging tools equipped) Gain various electronics or fight 2 Construction Crew if in construction worker outfit
  4. Leave it be - Removes this encounter for the day

Lot Inspection - (At ≤4 site panic, without Construction Worker/Office Worker outfit)

  1. Argue the point - Nothing
  2. Go for the head - Fight Contract Inspector
  3. Incite revolution - Gain loaner hardhat or battered cred chip
  4. Mutter promises - Walk away or unlock 3x Construction Crew combat encounter

Lot Inspected - (At ≤4 site panic, in Construction Worker outfit, without Office Worker outfit)

  1. Start asking questions - Information
  2. Ask for blueprints (After learning about the architect from Wandering Newbie) - Get Oldtown blueprints
  3. Rush him - Fight Contract Inspector
  4. Assassinate him - Fight Contract Inspector or with 5 Stealth Power 4 XP in Reflexes
  5. Leave him be - Walk away

Better Dressed Than Most - (At ≤4 site panic, in Office Worker outfit)

  1. Ask if he needs help - Information (bonus with construction checklist)
  2. Ask about the project - Unlocks next three results
  3. Ask about the architect (After asking about the project) - information
  4. Ask about the drones (After asking about the project) - information
  5. Ask about blueprints (After asking about the project and you have not already gotten the blueprints) - gain Oldtown blueprints
  6. Turn on him - Fight Contract Inspector
  7. Leave him be - Walk away

Emergency Situation - (At ≥5 site panic, with or without Construction Worker outfit)

  1. Do as he says - Leave the area
  2. Stand your ground - Fight 2 Construction Crew
  3. Turn the tables - Fight Contract Inspector

Authorized Personnel Only - (If NOT told to leave the site, without Construction Worker outfit, and the site is not too drunk?*)

  1. Leave the site - Unlock 3x Construction Crew combat encounter
  2. Threaten them back - Gain 3 XP in Will or unlock 3x Construction Crew combat encounter
  3. Pass out Metros Light - Gain 3 XP in Will, lose 3 Metros Light, unlock 1x drunk Construction Crew combat
  4. Throw down - Fight 3 Construction Crew

* if you pass out Metros light 3 times, it seems this encounter, as well as Wandering Newbie stops showing up?


Wandering Newbie - (If NOT told to leave the site, in Construction Worker outfit and hardhat, and the site is not too drunk?*)

  1. Talk about Oldtown - Information/unlock 'talk about drones'
  2. Talk about drones (After asking about Oldtown) - Information
  3. Share a Metros Light - Information, lose a Metros Light if already drunk
  4. Lure him off - Fight Construction Crew
  5. Start a fight - Fight 3 Construction Crew
  6. Get back to work - Walk away

Dig Doug Down - (After using the Drill Control to successfully drill)

  1. Explore the tunnel - Enter Records Vault
  2. Inspect the drone - Gain 2 XP in Perception
  3. Start scavenging it - Gain 2 XP in Reflexes and a microcapacitor or circuit fragments, or 2 XP in Strength and some polysteel or hardened plastic (With electrical kit or salvaging tools equipped.)
  4. Turn back - Walk away

Eclipse.jpg Unreal Elevator - (After using the Oldtown blueprints)
  1. Take the elevator up - Enter Misty Offices
  2. Leave it be - Walk away

Eclipse.jpg Primeval Pit
  1. Slip down - Fight Pit Spider
  2. Jump down - Gain Submerged, fight Ruins Octopus
  3. Cast a line (with fishing pole) - gain various results including puddle fish and construction mushroom
  4. Leave it be - Walk away

Eclipse.jpg Pincer Pit - After coding the BigDig with BigDig experimental file
  1. Slip past - Go to Records Vault
  2. Attack it - Fight Titanic Mole
  3. Leave it be - Walk away

Third Eye Colors - Before reporting success with coding the BigDig with BigDig experimental file; or successfully challenging the Third Eye

  1. Challenge him - Third Eye leaves? (more effective if Etheric?)
  2. Rush in - Fight Construction Crew+Third Eye Ganger+Construction Crew
  3. Wait for him
    1. Kill him - Fight Third Eye Ganger, gain extra credits/Eclipse
    2. Buy some - Gain 4? Eclipse
    3. Ask what's up - Information
    4. Talk about Docks (after helping the Third Eye in Waterfront Struggles) - Gain BigDig experimental file
    5. Report success (after installing BigDig experimental file) - Gain shirt of the hacking gift
    6. Nevermind - Walk Away
  4. Listen in - Gain 2 XP Perception
  5. Leave them be - Walk away

Third Eye Sales - After reporting success with coding the BigDig with BigDig experimental file

  1. Ask for some - gain 1-5 Eclipse
  2. Ask what's up - Information
  3. Rush him - Fight Third Eye Ganger, gain extra credits/Eclipse
  4. Nevermind - Walk away

Squatly Mole - After installing the BigDig's Drive Control with BigDig experimental file, without having crashed it into the vault (ever) or killed the mole (today)

  1. Attack it - Fight Titanic Mole; removes encounter for the day if you win
  2. Command it - Nothing?
  3. Leave it be - Walk away
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