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Chordists are a type of character in The Blackout Club (game).

Description[edit | edit source]

Chordists are said to be beyond lucidity and serve SPEAK-AS-ONE willingly. They often have talent with music or code.[1] At the direction of The Voice, Chordists encode what the Voice views as the "truth" into the Song from mass, rapid data.[2] This truth is memories of SPEAK-AS-ONE's living and dead hosts, as judged to be truth by the Voice.[3][4] Chordists often possess skill for coding or music, and perform an unknown process likened to transcription to encode truth into the Song.[1] Chordists must remain neutral, a difficult task not impossible with discipline.[5] Not much is known of Chordists, despite their vital role in the continuing composition of The Song. Watchers often mention they must report back to a Chordist, and sometimes fear being marked late.[6][7] Some Watchers have worried about expressing doubt, and worried about the Voice or a Chordist judging them fit to be purged from the Song during the Harvest. Despite these fears, Watchers seem to believe truly that when culling occurs, it is "deserved".[8]

History[edit | edit source]

Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • A player once commented "I'm secretary in an organization I run and record the minutes of all our meetings with 26 people", and followed commenting they had a "1930s typewriter", to which Developer Nullspeak replied, "Chordist Confirmed". [9]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 Player Interaction (7 November 2019). Link to Interaction.
  2. Player Interaction (9 April 2019). Link to Interaction.
  3. Player Interaction (26 March 2020). Link to Interaction.
  4. Nullspeak (27 September 2019), TBC Official Discord. Link. Image.
  5. Player Interaction (4 May 2019). Link to Interaction.
  6. Player Interaction (11 October 2019). Link to Interaction.
  7. Player Interaction (12 September 2019). Link to Interaction.
  8. Player Interaction (14 January 2020). Link to Interaction.
  9. Nullspeak (13 July 2019), TBC Official Discord. Link. Image.