Muggy

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Muggy
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Biography and appearance
RacePDQ-88b Securitron Artificial personality
GenderMale programming
Affiliation0 (formerly)
Mobius (formerly)
The Sink
RoleMug collector
Cleaner
Electronic components manufacturer
LocationThe Sink
Dialogue FileMuggy's dialogue
Gameplay
QuestsAll My Friends Have Off Switches
Influencing People
Statistics
AlignmentVery Good
Technical
Base IDxx00e6f9Ref IDxx00e6f8
ActorSunil Malhotra
 
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Maybe you've seen some of those big, imposing Securitrons with their lovely laser guns and rocket launchers - SCARY faces? I'm not one of those. — Muggy

Muggy is an artificial personality inside a miniature PDQ-88b Securitron operating at the Big MT in 2281.

Background[edit | edit source]

The single functional achievement of Dr 0's attempt to reverse-engineer RobCo Industries' Securitron's, Muggy is a tiny janitor bot designed for collecting dishes.[1] He originally intended for Muggy to be a joke, but it turned out to be his crowning achievement.

Muggy's sole function is to clean, especially dishes. The chipper coffee cup on its monitor is the primary indication of its function... That and the obsessive, incredibly erratic personality which is designed to obsess over dirty dishes. Perhaps once intended as a joke, years of deterioration combined with the Think Tank's transition into fully robotic bodies fundamentally broke Muggy's programming. While functional in its duties, Muggy is simultaneously obsessed with dishes and aware of its obsession, leading to the artificial personality displaying characteristics of what would be called bipolar and obsessive-compulsive disorders in humans.

Interactions with the player character[edit | edit source]

Interactions overview[edit | edit source]

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This character is essential. Essential characters cannot be killed.
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This character is involved in quests.
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This character provides miscellaneous services.
Muggy will process the following junk into usable items
After upgrading it, Muggy will provide the following once per day
Muggy cannot be killed in normal gameplay or shut down using Robotics Expert

Quests[edit | edit source]

Notable quotes[edit | edit source]

  • "Of course I'm obsessed! They made me this way! You think I don't know how crazy I sound? Of course I do! THEY PROGRAMMED ME TO KNOW THAT TOooo-arrr..."
  • "You... you really want to know about... me? No one ever asks about Muggy! You've made me so happy!"
  • "Dr. O thought it would be fucking hilarious to build a tiny neurotic robot. Big fucking laugh!"
  • "The biological research station told me he had a coffee mug down his processing chute. When I reached in to grab it, he... seeded me!"
  • "Mugs, Mugs, Mugs. Mugs, Mugs. Mug-a-mug. Mug-a-mug. Mugs! God, why can't I stop singing this fucking song?!"
  • "Please, please, please, tell me you stomped Dr. O's brain into a fine paste! Did he squeal? Did he beg? God, I hope he begged! Who's the flatware bitch now, O!?"
  • ""Hey everyone, let's turn ourselves into robot-brains in jars." Do you know how many coffee cups giant robot brains in jars use on a daily basis? NOT FUCKING MANY!"
  • "When you were gone I spent all day trying to get a coffee mug off a shelf and when I finally got it I was soooo happy....I cried. I hate. My life."
  • "Do you see some of those big imposing Securitrons with their lovely laser guns and rocket launchers and scary faces? I am not one of those."

Bugs[edit | edit source]

  • Although robots are genderless, Muggy has been localized in some versions as male, with its English ending slides also using male pronouns.

Gallery[edit | edit source]

Appearances[edit | edit source]

Muggy appears only in the Fallout: New Vegas add-on Old World Blues.

References

  1. Chris Avellone's blog : 0 had his moments - if his greatest creation is a tiny janitor bot that can only collect dishes, that feels in-character to me. Especially considering how far he missed his original target by (figure out what makes Securitrons tick and make them better - whoops!). This clearly shows that none of the Big MT Securitrons were ever functioning properly