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New Vampyr dev diary is all about saving and killing citizens

Austin Wood

Another episode of "Dontnod presents Vampyr," an aptly titled series of dev diaries exploring the studio's upcoming vampire action-RPG, is out today. The third episode, "Human After All," looks at the NPCs of Vampyr's London, and how protagonist Jonathan's treatment of them affects the game's story and RPG systems. "The most effective way to get stronger is by killing and feeding on the various citizens living within the game’s four districts," Dontnod says. "Players are able to increase the XP from each citizen by curing their illnesses and gaining more insight into their lives and emotions – but the price can be immense.

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"Dontnod says every NPC in Vampyr was individually crafted. They have personalities and dreams and fears—and, critically, blood flowing through their veins. As Jonathan, players can befriend or betray them as they please. Whenever you kill a character, their final thoughts are transmitte

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