The Latrobe Building
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|The Latrobe Building
Darvall Heights [21,28]
The NecroTech logo glows gently above the front desk, and doors open onto a number of brightly-lit laboratories and computer rooms.
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The Latrobe Building is a NecroTech facility located in the suburb of Darvall Heights. Though a faceless corporate structure to the uninitiated, this facility acts as the heart of anti-viral research for NecroTech within the suburb. Staff at this building commonly revive zombies at nearby revive points. This facility is one of two NecroTech facilities found in the suburb. The building is located east of the southeast corner of Caiger Mall. Latrobe is vital to the rivival of Caiger's oft-besieged tenants. As such, undead hordes seeking to overrun the mall often target Latrobe first to gain a tactical advantage.
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.
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 Latrobe Building feel certain that they can crack the mystery surrounding the spread of the virus as well as help monitor aberrant zombie activity within Darvall Heights.
This building should be Extremely Heavily (EH) barricaded at all times. This is in accordance with the barricade plans set forth by local survivors, who routinely monitor the barricade level for this building. This building is meant to serve as a safehouse for Malton's veteran survivors, and thus requires the Free Running skill to be properly utilized. Survivors who find the building's barricades below their assigned level are asked to assist in raising them back up in order to help ensure the safety of all the survivors staying inside the building. Any survivor found lowering the barricades may be directly "put to the question" by any survivors present at that time. If this happens the accused survivor must present a valid reason for their actions or be labeled a zombie spy/death cultist and be judged accordingly.
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 Latrobe 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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16th October 2019 The laboratories have been ruined, with broken equipment smashed to the floor. Cracks in the ceiling have let the rain in, and rust and rot creep across the damaged surfaces. The floor is flecked with dried blood. The doors to the street have been left wide open. The graffiti has been obscured by smears of gore. The halls echo with the murmurs of swaying zombies. Latrobe is lost. --Acorpse (talk) 23:12, 15 October 2019 (UTC)
12 August 2012 Building has been overun by about 15+ zeds. Dead bodies being revivified one block south. Large team with attack plan reccomended. Building likely ruined.
7/15/2009 You are inside the Latrobe Building. The NecroTech logo glows gently above the front desk, and doors open onto a number of brightly-lit laboratories and computer rooms. The building has been extremely heavily barricaded. Also here are Broklynite (60HP), R0YB0Y (60HP), Keagan Funkster (59HP), razi (60HP), blazeben (30HP), OrangeGaf (26HP) and Barack Hussein Obama (60HP).A portable generator has been set up here. It is running, and powering a radio transmitter that's currently set to 27.85 MHz.Somebody has spraypainted an eight pointed star surrounded by runes onto a wall.--Dr Mycroft Chris 05:12, 15 July 2009 (BST)
June 20, 2009 The Latrobe Building is currently sustaining heavy damage, its currently powered with cades at EHB but it has 20 Zeds outside. --Firefighter00789 22:58, 20 June 2009 (BST)
June 18, 2009 Building is not powered with doors wide open. 21 Zeds outside, few survivors inside and 2 zombies inside. --Meatflag 04:09, 19 June 2009 (BST)
May 10, 2009 Building is powered and caded, no Zeds standig outside, everithing seems pretty safe. --Firefighter00789 00:57, 10 May 2009 (BST)
September 22, 2008 Building is lit, with 9 standing zeds outside. Being used as a TRP for the current attack on Caigar. Linkthewindow 22:45, 21 September 2008 (BST)
June 27th 2008 - Building is ruined as is the surrounding blocks; however, the close proximity to caiger mall guarantees that this building will be retaken by survivors. -- LABIA on the INTERNET Dunell Hills Corpseman #24 - |||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||| TMG 02:15, 28 June 2008 (BST)
April 6th 2008 The building is under attack, but has been brought back up to EHB. The building is currently lit, and has 50+ survivors in it. - Sid1138 03:42, 7 April 2008 (BST)
March 22nd 2008 Building was attacked but is still holding.The building has been extremely heavily barricaded.--User:Blazeben14:37, 22 March 2008.
Feburary 16th, 2008Building was attacked by the Brain Liberation Front of the Militant Order of Barhah. Within the building, the survivor count dropped from 100 to just 80 within the first 30 minutes.--FLZombie 02:55, 16 February 2008 (UTC)
Feburary 15th, 2008 Building prepareing for seige from MOB and area ferals.--Mr NoName001 23:46, 15 February 2008 (UTC)
December 27th, 2007 - Latrobe building serves the revive points of Salopia Row (21,29) and the Cemetery (24,27). All old and new technicians should serve these two points. --Kung fu cat 13:03, 27 December 2007 (UTC)
November 21st, 2007 - Latrobe was featured in a WPKU broadcast, as can be heard in this taped recording.
- Update: I just owned the place. Literally and metaphorically. --Mayor FittingTalk RR00:31, 22 November 2007 (UTC)
October 9th, 2007 - Attention Latrobe Building: Please be advised that the new management has updated the "casual Friday" dress code policy to include bloodstained garments of every cut and hue, and expanded it to include all days of the week. Also, management would like to remind all those in posession of a pulse that their brains will immediately be confiscated by trained security personell. Finally, we will be closed Friday in honor of Rosh Hashannah. Have a good one! --—The preceding unsigned comment was added by Brahrahn (talk • contribs) at an unknown time., HR department.
March 16th, 2007 - Attention to all survivors trying to retake Caiger Mall: At this time there are 24 zombies inside the Latrobe Building and another 12 more outside. --Mr0Buggy, Freelance Survivor (UTC 17:15)
January 7th, 2007 - Attention Latrobe Building: Please note that from February 6th, all NecroTech offices will be locked via the new security system. If you Haven't been given your Eagle Emblem, Bishop Plug, Azure key and Crank handle from Sharon in reception then from this date onwards you won't be able to get into your Lab. Should you at any time lose any of your keys (all are required in combination) then you will be fined $10 and will have to seek replacements. As usual replacement keys are hidden behind the picture of Caleb Usher in the dining hall (you'll need a cigarette lighter), in the Giant Spider room, and under the pushable statues on the 1st floor.... so Don't lose your keys! Also note that for reasons best left to the management the main entrance to the buildings will now be located under a swimming pool out the back. That is all. --—The preceding unsigned comment was added by Brahrahn (talk • contribs) at an unknown time., HR department.
January 1st, 2007 - Attention Latrobe Building: Happy new year Latrobians, unfortunately I bring bad tidings. I've been contacted by flowersco, the company that supplied those nice colorful potted plants we use in our offices, and apparently there's been some sort of unfortunate mix up. Please hand them back to Sharon in reception as soon as possible; also on a related topic Rizlas will NO LONGER be sold in the company shop. --—The preceding unsigned comment was added by Brahrahn (talk • contribs) at an unknown time., HR department.