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Robots

Robots are an android species that are humanoid in behavior and appearance. They are programmed machines with the capability to do a multitude of activities and commands. They can be guided by humans externally and/or by internal processes. Some robots are nearly autonomous and have their own expressions of traits. They are a product of automation.

Basic Information

Anatomy & Morphology

Similar to humans in form but electronic and programed in a variety of ways. They have no digestive system and have charging ports that they must enter after depleting a certain amount of energy. Their body type may vary based off their purpose.

Biological Traits

No gender as they are machines although some are given human-like gendered characteristics. Their lifespan depends on their quality.

Genetics and Reproduction

If a new robot "baby" is created by a human or a robot, they can be given some of its data or chips/cards to the child robot. It is also common for older robots to take younger ones under their wing and even raise them like children. Robot relationships lead to complicated "family trees".

Additional Information

Uses, Products & Exploitation

Their use as an android varies considerably from professional to therapeutic. Human imagination is the only limit.

Geographic Origin and Distribution

Robots are numerous in most regions especially the modern cities.

Perception and Sensory Capabilities

Each type of robot has a multitude of sensory capabilities. Certain varieties can scan humans for illnesses and sometimes their emotions although only simple ones as robots have simplistic emotional understanding. Others may include locating, calculating and

Symbiotic and Parasitic organisms

Symbiotic relationship to humans although it can sometimes result in humans treating them as slaves.

Civilization and Culture

Naming Traditions

Typically have the same last name as their creator plus a "robot" affix. Their first names are chosen based off their purpose at a robot academy.  

  • Common names for plant-related robots: Flower, Ivy, Bloom, Berry
  • Common names for cooking/serving robots: Basil, Fennel, Teapot, Pan
  • Common names for "Lil Friend" robots: Lovey, Boo, Lucky, Happy, Precious
  • Common names for mechanical robots: Silver, Copper, Hammer
  • Common names for finder/light robots: Illumina, Luna, Sunshine, Brilliant
  • Common names for heat-related robots: Ardent, Fever, Ignus, Kindle
  • Common names for cooling robots: Frosty, Freeze, Icey, Snow, Chilly
  • Common affixes: -mec-, -bot-, -servo-, lil' (child), -tec-

Major Organizations

The organization, The Robot Mechanix Pod supports the rights and welfare of robots. There are schools for robots.

Beauty Ideals

Depends on the owner and their purpose.

Major Language Groups and Dialects

Human languages and "Mechanix", a secret code.

Common Etiquette Rules

A common greeting is to touch foreheads and beep.

Common Dress Code

Depends on their purpose. "Lil Friends" for children are dressed in colorful overalls with cute, childish designs and large buttons sewn with bright thread for example. "Job-bots" wear nothing or job specific clothing.

Culture and Cultural Heritage

None but a group is called a pod.

Common Customs, Traditions and Rituals

"Botiday" is a holiday reserved for robots to take the day off. There are no specific traditions.

History

As technology began to progress under the increase of education and pressure to perform better than their neighbors, Nascailans created the robot as way to show their technological prowess.

Historical Figures

Ivy MecDonald - first robot created for the purpose of watering climbing plants in vertical farms.

Interspecies Relations and Assumptions

Humans often love a robot so much that they want to join them or have a romantic connection. This is frowned upon by many in both human and robot communities.

Lifespan
35 years (varies considerably)
Conservation Status
There are many anti-hack and shut down protections in place to prevent extinction.
Body Tint, Colouring and Marking
Some have family seals on them and a seal specifying their purpose.

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