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[[File:Satbk_townsperson.png|thumb|A typical Arthurian townsperson]]
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The '''Townspeople''', also known as '''Villagers''' or '''Followers''', are a race of inhabitants in the [[World of Camelot|world of Camelot]] and the standard native inhabitants of [[King Arthur]]'s kingdom that appear in ''[[Sonic and the Black Knight]]''. Their primary residence is their capital, which is [[Camelot Castle]] in the [[Grand Kingdom]], but they can also be found across the kingdom's surrounding lands, such as [[the Highlands]] and [[the Outlands]], where the have settlements such as pastoral farmlands located around the [[Deep Woods]] and migrating villagers in [[Titanic Plain]] in moving wooden forts (pulled by what seem to be giant green trolls).
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|title = Townsperson
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|caption = A typical townsperson.
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|first = ''[[Sonic and the Black Knight]]''
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[[Archie Comics]]
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|realcreator = [[Sonic Team]]
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|habitat = [[World of Camelot]]
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|status = Active
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|skills = Carbon dioxide conversion
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|features = Small elf-like humanoids
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The '''townspeople''', also known as '''villagers''' or '''followers''', are a species that appear in ''[[Sonic and the Black Knight]]''. They are the primary inhabitants in the [[world of Camelot]]. They usually reside in their capital, [[Camelot Castle]], but can also be found in the kingdom's surrounding lands.
   
==Appearance==
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==Concept and creation==
The townspeople of King Arthur's kingdom are a race of humanoid creatures resembling a cross between dwarves and [[wikipedia:Elf|elfins]]. They have long pointy ears, dark eyes, and they usully have pale, yellowish skin. In terms of height, the townspeople are rather short of stature, with the average member of the townspeople not being more than a little taller than 3'3". They usually wear full-body cloaks and have facial tattoos.
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According to the creators of ''Sonic and the Black Knight'', the townspeople were designed to embody the spirit of the forest.<ref name="vault">Sonic Team (March 13, 2009). Sonic and the Black Knight. Nintendo Wii. Gallery. Vault 1. [Townsperson] "They were designed to embody the spirit of the forest. Like plants, they breathe in carbon dioxide and breathe out oxygen."</ref>
   
While not strictly resembling [[humans]], members of their race such as [[Merlina the Wizard]] can bear a closer resemblance to humans, standing taller with more human-like body proportions and similar eyes, with only their long ears being their distinguishing trait.
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==Description==
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===Anatomy===
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The townspeople are a race of humanoid creatures resembling a cross between [[wikipedia:Dwarf (Germanic mythology)|dwarves]] and [[wikipedia:Elf|elves]]. They have long pointy ears, dark eyes, and they usually have pale, yellowish skin. In terms of height, the townspeople come in different respectable size, though they can be as tall as about 6'6". They usually wear full-body cloaks and have facial tattoos.
   
==Characteristics and Culture==
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While not strictly resembling [[human]]s, members of their race such as [[Merlina the Wizard]] can bear a closer resemblance to humans, standing taller with more human-like body proportions and similar eyes, with only their long ears being their distinguishing trait.
The townspeople mostly live a lifestyle similar to that of real-life people in the medieval ages. Just like humans, however, most of them just want to get on with their lives despite the craziness around them, as they do not like to concern themselves with trivial matters.
 
   
==Abilities and Traits==
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===Characteristics and Culture===
While not strictly speaking human, the townspeople possess not special abilities or strengths unique to them. However, the townspeople have a unique way of breathing, as they breathe in [[wikipedia:Carbon Dioxide|Carbon Dioxide]] instead of [[wikipedia:Oxygen|Oxygen]], similar to trees.<ref>[http://www.sega.com/sonicblackknight/us/index.html SEGA: Sonic And The Black Knight] US Official Site</ref>
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The townspeople mostly live a lifestyle similar to that of real-life people in the medieval ages. Just like humans, most of them just want to get on with their lives despite the craziness around them as they do not like to concern themselves with trivial matters.<ref name="SatBKweb"/>
   
==Role in the Game==
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Around the [[Deep Woods]], the townspeople live in settlements such as pastoral farmlands, and in [[Titanic Plain]], migrating townspeople reside in moving wooden forts.
Many of Sonic's quests and missions in ''Sonic and the Black Knight'' often involves Sonic aiding the townspeople in some way. While the Townspeople will continue their lives throughout the adventure, they will only interact with [[Sonic the Hedgehog (Character)|Sonic]] through "Acts of Chivalry" (negotiation is done through a series of buttons you must press when displayed on the screen, only if you have 20 rings, but you get what is often a rare treasure from them) or need his help. It is considered dishonorable to attack the Townspeople thus earning the name "[[Treasury#Despised One|Despised One]]" in the treasury. When [[Knights of the Underworld|enemies]] appear they will flee but can still be harmed if Sonic is not careful when attacking.
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===Powers and abilities===
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The townspeople have a unique way of breathing, as they breathe in [[wikipedia:Carbon Dioxide|carbon dioxide]] and breathe out [[wikipedia:Oxygen|oxygen]], similar to trees.<ref name="vault"/><ref name="SatBKweb">"These native people of Camelot are not strictly human – they breathe in carbon dioxide like the trees in the forest, instead of oxygen. But like us, most of them just want to get on with their lives despite the craziness around them, as they don’t like to concern themselves with trivial matters. However, as Sonic helps them throughout his quest, the Townspeople will gradually warm up to him." - ''Sonic and the Black Knight'' Official US website.</ref>
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==Overview==
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Many of Sonic's quests and missions in ''Sonic and the Black Knight'' often involves Sonic aiding the townspeople in some way. While the Townspeople will continue their lives throughout the adventure, they will only interact with [[Sonic the Hedgehog|Sonic]] through [[Acts of Chivalry]] or need his help. It is considered dishonorable to attack the Townspeople thus earning the name "[[Treasury#Despised One|Despised One]]" in the treasury. When [[Knights of the Underworld|enemies]] appear they will flee but can still be harmed if Sonic is not careful when attacking.
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Additionally, the player can collect a number of townspeople from each Mission in the game, where they are called "[[Experience Point|Followers]]", which can be used to improve the player's [[title]].
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==Trivia==
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*The townspeople are favored food of dragons, as they have been seen captured in [[Crystal Cave]], where they are to be served as dinner for the dragon.
   
 
==Gallery==
 
==Gallery==
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===Concept artwork===
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===Artwork===
 
===Artwork===
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{{Gallery start}}
Townspeople_sonic_and_the_black_knight.png|Concept art.
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Merlina nb.png|[[Merlina]], a more human-like member of the townspeople.
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Townspeople_sonic_and_the_black_knight.png|Sprites
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Merlina nb.png|[[Merlina the Wizard|Merlina]], a more human-like member of the townspeople.
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ICON_JUNIN.png
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===Screenshots===
 
===Screenshots===
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Sonic and the Black Knight Screenshotsv15.jpg|The townspeople in [[Camelot Castle]].
 
Sonic and the Black Knight Screenshotsv15.jpg|The townspeople in [[Camelot Castle]].
 
Sonic and the Black Knight Screenshotsv50.jpg|The townspeople in [[Crystal Cave]].
 
Sonic and the Black Knight Screenshotsv50.jpg|The townspeople in [[Crystal Cave]].
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==Trivia==
 
*The developers of ''Sonic and the Black Knight'' designed the townspeople to embody the spirit of the forest.
 
*The townspeople are favored food of dragons, as they have been seen captured in [[Crystal Cave]], where they are to be served as dinner for the dragon.
 
   
 
==References==
 
==References==
 
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Latest revision as of 22:24, August 16, 2019

The townspeople, also known as villagers or followers, are a species that appear in Sonic and the Black Knight. They are the primary inhabitants in the world of Camelot. They usually reside in their capital, Camelot Castle, but can also be found in the kingdom's surrounding lands.

Concept and creationEdit

According to the creators of Sonic and the Black Knight, the townspeople were designed to embody the spirit of the forest.[1]

DescriptionEdit

AnatomyEdit

The townspeople are a race of humanoid creatures resembling a cross between dwarves and elves. They have long pointy ears, dark eyes, and they usually have pale, yellowish skin. In terms of height, the townspeople come in different respectable size, though they can be as tall as about 6'6". They usually wear full-body cloaks and have facial tattoos.

While not strictly resembling humans, members of their race such as Merlina the Wizard can bear a closer resemblance to humans, standing taller with more human-like body proportions and similar eyes, with only their long ears being their distinguishing trait.

Characteristics and CultureEdit

The townspeople mostly live a lifestyle similar to that of real-life people in the medieval ages. Just like humans, most of them just want to get on with their lives despite the craziness around them as they do not like to concern themselves with trivial matters.[2]

Around the Deep Woods, the townspeople live in settlements such as pastoral farmlands, and in Titanic Plain, migrating townspeople reside in moving wooden forts.

Powers and abilitiesEdit

The townspeople have a unique way of breathing, as they breathe in carbon dioxide and breathe out oxygen, similar to trees.[1][2]

OverviewEdit

Many of Sonic's quests and missions in Sonic and the Black Knight often involves Sonic aiding the townspeople in some way. While the Townspeople will continue their lives throughout the adventure, they will only interact with Sonic through Acts of Chivalry or need his help. It is considered dishonorable to attack the Townspeople thus earning the name "Despised One" in the treasury. When enemies appear they will flee but can still be harmed if Sonic is not careful when attacking.

Additionally, the player can collect a number of townspeople from each Mission in the game, where they are called "Followers", which can be used to improve the player's title.

TriviaEdit

  • The townspeople are favored food of dragons, as they have been seen captured in Crystal Cave, where they are to be served as dinner for the dragon.

GalleryEdit

Concept artworkEdit

ArtworkEdit

Gallery

ScreenshotsEdit

Gallery

ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 Sonic Team (March 13, 2009). Sonic and the Black Knight. Nintendo Wii. Gallery. Vault 1. [Townsperson] "They were designed to embody the spirit of the forest. Like plants, they breathe in carbon dioxide and breathe out oxygen."
  2. 2.0 2.1 "These native people of Camelot are not strictly human – they breathe in carbon dioxide like the trees in the forest, instead of oxygen. But like us, most of them just want to get on with their lives despite the craziness around them, as they don’t like to concern themselves with trivial matters. However, as Sonic helps them throughout his quest, the Townspeople will gradually warm up to him." - Sonic and the Black Knight Official US website.

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