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Parade District 3

The Parade District, or The Parade, is a district in Wellington Wells.

It's the last location that Arthur and Ollie visits in their respective Acts. It's the administrative center of the city and houses the Executive Committee, the Broadcast Tower and the Britannia Bridge; the only bridge linking to the mainland, Great Britain.

The layout of the Parade District is fixed, meaning it will always generate the same way on every playthrough.

Under normal circumstances, one cannot enter the Parade District without a Letter of Transit and Proper Clothing.

Streets

  • The Circus
  • The Gravel Walk
  • Kingsmead
  • Lansdown Road
  • Olde Town
  • The Parade
  • Trim Street
  • Upper Borough Walls

Overview

Parade District 2

Layout

The Parade District is the richest and most technologically advanced area in Wellington Wells. Befitting for its name, it is also the most grand and splendid of the districts in the city.

The Parade District is composed of wide roads flanked by tall, grand and imposing buildings. There are no side-alleys like in Hamlyn Village to duck into and, as such, there's little to no hiding spots available.

Beneath the Broadcast Tower, lies the remains of the old train station, which itself leads to the Britannia Bridge. However, the exit is in disrepair and the interior parts of the station are literally falling apart due to motilene mining under the city, which has almost destroyed the main exit back to mainland Britain. This leads to the Britannia Bridge itself, the final obstacle that must be crossed in order to exit Wellington Wells.

Security

As a result of this, security here is extremely strict, with large amounts of Red Bobbies, Headmistresses, Joy Doctors and Downer Detectors stationed to maintain order.

Inhabitants

Wellies

The Parade District is where the upper-class Wellies live. They're all dressed finely in proper clothes.

The only Wellie types present in the district are the Bureaucrats/Administrators and Maintenance Workers.

Bobbies/Red Bobbies

Unlike Hamlyn Village, the Parade District has both regular Bobbies as well as Red Bobbies, the Red Bobbies tend to be stationed at the locked gates present throughout the terrain.

It's well advised to stay on the safe side and not get the attention of them, as they can easily take down the player.

Doctors

Like in St. George's Holm, Joy Doctors will walk by the streets, smelling if the player is or is not on Joy. There's not that many of them present, so avoiding them is easy.

Plague Wastrels

The streets will be raided by hoards of Plague Wastrels, but only in Act lll. Attacking anyone they come across.

It's recommended to have a heavy weapon in hand to deal with them. If they are attacked, Wellies won't react to the player's actions.

Combat

Given the Parade District's importance and the need to defend it, all Wellies and Bobbies here are heavily armed with The "Pipe Down"/"Spitfire", Axes, The "No Questions Axe", The "Winning Argument" and more. This makes combat very dangerous in this area if the player is unprepared.

Conformity

In order to conform in this district, the player must wear one of the following outfits:

Wearing anything else will raise suspicion from NPCs and cause them to become hostile. Given that the Parade District has a strict dress code, this happens much faster.

Gallery

Concept

Final

Trivia

  • The Parade District is modeled after London, Birmingham, Manchester and other large British cities.
  • Sally never enters the Parade District.
    • Interestingly, the Parade District is still present on the map.
    • There are various deep holes that lead to the ocean underneath in place of the departments.
    • There are no NPCs in the area.
  • The Parade District is the only district that does not generate in Survival Mode.
  • There are no sidequests in the Parade District.
  • It is suggested that Arthur is on the richer side of the Wellies, given that he worked in the Parade District. Though he still lived in St. George's Holm, as suggested in his in-game description for the Quest, Letter of Transit.
  • It's possible that the giant statue resembling a Bull biting an Eagle represents Great Britain and America, as these two animals are commonly associated with those countries.
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  • There's a cheeky easter egg of two white versions of the taxidermied dog having intercourse.
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