Floyd

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This page is about the Infocom robot NPC. For other uses, see Floyd (disambiguation).

Floyd is an NPC in the Infocom game Planetfall, a lovable yet childlike robot which follows the player for a majority of the game, providing companionship and comic relief. He likes to play paddleball and draw on walls with a blue crayon. His memorable lines and personality, the product of author Steve Meretzky, have branded him one of the classic characters of interactive fiction. He also appeared in the sequel Stationfall.

Game appearances

Note: All appearances are as an NPC.

Quotes

From Planetfall:

  • Floyd exclaims: 'Oh boy, are we going to try something dangerous now?'
    [This example of metalepsis occurs in response to a save command.]