The Ducat Building

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The Ducat Building
"... the Ducat Building is operational ..."
Bob Moncrief EBDW! 14:58, 9 July 2019 (UTC)
The Ducat Building

Gibsonton [85,27]

Cattle Bank the Wardle Building Burke Place
Harold Square The Ducat Building the Smethurst Motel
Munday Lane Noyce Plaza School Towill Crescent

Basic Info:

  • Office buildings owned by the company often associated with the zombie outbreak. From the outside, they are indistinguishable from other buildings, but characters with the NecroTech Employment skill are able to recognise them.
  • Among the internal descriptions found in NecroTech Buildings:
    The NecroTech logo is set in the wall behind the front desk, and doors open onto powered-down computer rooms and laboratories."
  • If a generator is running inside the building:
    "The NecroTech logo glows gently above the front desk, and doors open onto a number of brightly-lit laboratories and computer rooms."
  • NecroTech offices are tall enough for survivors to commit suicide from. They also provide a vantage point from which binoculars can be used.
  • Necrotech Buildings can be barricaded normally.

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The NecroTech logo glows gently above the front desk, and doors open onto a number of brightly-lit laboratories and computer rooms.


Description

Necrotech
The Ducat Building is a NecroTech facility located in the suburb of Gibsonton on the extreme eastern edge of the suburb, alongside the border with Dunningwood. It should be noted that this building's strategic importance to survivors is increased by the fact that it is the only NecroTech building located in the entire suburb. Staff at this building commonly revive zombies at nearby revive points. Entrance to the building can be gained via the Wardle Building [85, 26]. In the months, and years, following the "Malton Incident" survivors have done their best to make use of the resources abandoned by NecroTech Industries to help in their fight against the zombie hordes.

Members of project NecroWatch renovated the facility in recent months, as they installed sensor eyes for A.L.I.C.E. throughout the building and uploaded NecroNet 2.0 into the facility's system terminals.

Ducat Building Facts
Year Completed: 1996
Building Area: 34,000 m2
Building Height: 60 m
Number of Stories: 14

Current Status

  • The Ducat Building is powered.
  • The Ducat Building is very heavily barricaded.
  • The Ducat Building is out of cereal.



Mandate

NecroTech staff continue to follow directive 42-A, issued by the head office on January 19th 2006, with the activation and manufacture of MK-II revivification syringes. While the cost in time and effort are currently high the certainty provided by being able to manufacture a constant stream of syringes has mitigated early concerns.

The activation of NecroNet with all NecroTech buildings has also allowed scientists to apply the DNA tracking research they have gathered to date. The field research staff stationed at the Ducat Building feel certain that they can crack the mystery surrounding the spread of the virus as well as help monitor aberrant zombie activity within Gibsonton.

Pictured: The Shatterproof glass enclosed Lobby of the Ducat Building. (Not Pictured: The smashed glass revolving door.)

Barricade Policy

This building should be Extremely Heavily barricaded at all times. This is in accordance with the mutually agreed-upon plan set forth in the Gibsonton Barricade Plan and by which survivors routinely work together to monitor that the barricades for this building are at the aforementioned level. This building is meant to serve as a safehouse for Malton's veteran survivors. Entrance to the building can be gained via the Wardle Building [85, 26].

NecroNet Reports

Zombie tracking reports are a free service provided by the NecroTech corporation to all its staff and local survivors in order to help facilitate quicker response times when managing zombie threats and to build a greater awareness of zombie migration patterns within the 9x9 block region around the Ducat Building. As a cautious reminder, only those zombies tagged with the DNA Extractor will appear on these scans, so actual numbers may vary when dealing with older zombies (i.e. Brain Rot).


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The Ducat Building

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[ NecroWatch ] – [ NIC ] – [ Update ]
NecroTechnician:
-- ~~ Chief Seagull ~~ talk 20:53, 29 May 2012 (BST)



Current Events

November 23rd, 2009 - About ten zombies broke into the building. Acting as a beachhead, those attackers paved way for fifteen others to follow. Ducat never stand a chance. -- Kittithaj 19:57, 23 November 2009 (UTC)

November 7th. 2009 - Currently extremely heavily barricaded, powered, with 6 survivors inside. -- Benjamin Adlam 15:10, 7 November 2009 (UTC)

July 25th, 2009 - Attacked and destroyed by 15 Dead Bunnies zombies wanting to halt revival operation to the people of Santlerville. First they sent in a paratrooper in to destroy the generator and act as a decoy. Then they quickly brought down barricades while survivors were engaging the zombie inside. This survivor barely escaped with his life, and learned the hard way why one should not broadcast his safehouse on the radio. -- Kittithaj 23:36, 25 July 2009 (BST)

May 17th, 2009 - Under attack by 12 Zeds. Barricades are down. If support doesn't get there soon, the survivors may not be able to resist them.--P8ntBallerBoi 04:37, 18 May 2009 (BST)

November 25th, 2008 - 9 zombies inside, and a similar number of infected survivors. 5 corpses inside. Pretty much screwed, what with the doors open and the cades down.--Scheffer 20:22, 25 November 2008 (UTC)

November 21st, 2008 - 8 survivors inside,all relatively healthy,door left wide open, 1 dead body inside. --User:Pozarnik Soptik 13:56, 21 November 2008 (GMT +10)

November 5th, 2008 - 32 survivors inside,all relatively healthy,EHB and powered 1 zed outside. --Jonny Napalm 8:59PM,6 November 2008 (GMT +10)

August 18th, 2008 - 4 zombies outside, EHB and powered. ----RahrahCome join the #party! 09:28, 18 August 2008 (BST)

July 29th, 2008 - Overrun and unlikely to recover soon. --Merzy 04:33, 29 July 2008 (BST)

July 4th, 2008 - The building is powered, with just one zombie outside. --Scott Timewell 02:39, 4 July 2008 (BST)

June 2nd, 2008 - Ruined and currently occupied by the undead. --Banana reads Scoundrell for all of Yesterday's News, Today! 07:21, 2 June 2008 (BST)

May 16th, 2008 - The building is EHB, powered, and populated. There are no zeds outside. NecroNet shows 9 zeds within scanning range. --Morgan Blair 03:19, 16 May 2008 (BST)

May 3rd, 2008 - Not many Zeds in the area, but a couple of PK-ers. -- Sid1138 09:31, 3 May 2008 (BST)

April 23rd, 2008 - Barricaded to EHB, has several people inside, power, and running water. Life is grand. We could use some help reviving people and 'cading around the area before the zeds come back. -- Sid1138 03:20, 23 April 2008 (BST)

April 3rd, 2008 - Ruined, no survivors in or around the area. No hope to be retaken for now. --Tackyman 18:44, 3 April 2008 (BST)

March 23rd, 2008 - 30 Zombies outside, 15 inside with 2 nearly dead survivors. Zombie prevalence isn't even questioned. --~~~~ [talk] 16:45, 23 March 2008 (UTC)

February 21st, 2008- Some of the survivors of the fall of Santlerville and other northern suburbs have converged on the Ducat Building in search of a safe place to sleep and restock. Members of The Dribbling Beavers, The Winchester Boyz and other local groups are monitoring barricades and running revives from Harold Square.--Nick 08:06, 21 February 2008 (UTC)

February 4th, 2008 - The building is ruined with 14 zombies inside. -- Valnar Illjanowitsch 13:16, 4 February 2008 (UTC)

November 30th, 2007 - Same old, same old. You can take the September 4th news, wash, rinse, and repeat it for the past few weeks. Survivors hold the Ducat Building and there are few zombies in the local area.

September 4th, 2007 - Less than 10 zombies are around, while the building itself is powered, EHB, and on the air. -- Waughn 18:58, 4 September 2007 (BST)

August 5th, 2007 - The Undeadites ransacked the Ducat Building after a short seige. Surviving harmanz flee in terror as groans of "Rnrarrrh!" echo throughout the area. --Creeping Crud U 20:59, 5 August 2007 (BST)

June 29th, 2007 - The building is EHB, with a fueled generator and 20 survivors inside. -- Ravana 22:00, 29 June 2007 (AEST)

June 26th, 2007 - The building is under an intense zombie siege, but right now it's EHB, with a working generator and 10 survivors still inside, but with their numbers cut almost in half since 2 days ago. At this time there are 20+ zombies banging on the barricades outside.

Update: After being downsized, picketed, and then ransacked during a hostile takeover bid, the Ducat Building is now back in business. Thanks are extended to the Winchester Boyz for their assistance during the negotiations.

June 24th, 2007 - There are 20+ zombies outside! --Ravana

May 13th, 2007 - The building is EHB, powered, with 20+ survivors inside. -- goebiLFS!/Party!/MR! 11:55, 13 May 2007 (BST)

April 20th, 2007 - The building is powered most of the time, with 20+ survivors inside. --GPLechuck 08:47, 20 April 2007 (BST)




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