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"Thanks, Friend. I knew I liked you the moment I saw you."
—Royce, after the player gives him $5000

Royce St. John is a survivor in Dead Rising 2 during the mission Two's Company. He is found in Hot Excitorama arguing with Walter Morris.

He reappears in Dead Rising 2: Off the Record with the same role, though he is found in From Fortune With Love in Uranus Zone.

Two's Company[]

Main article: Two's Company

Royce and his rival Walter are holed up in Hot Excitorama where the two wanted to perform stand-up comedy but the zombie outbreak in Fortune City demolished their chances. He will not leave the club until a decision is declared on who is funnier, either him or Walter.

If Chuck gives him the Comedy Trophy, both he and Walter will follow him with Walter crying the entire time. However, if Chuck gives Walter the trophy, Royce will demand for $5,000 before he will go anywhere. Once both Royce has been satisfied, he will follow Chuck to the Safe House.

Sandbox Mode[]

Main article: Sandbox Mode

Royce will spawn in Uranus Zone with a broadsword. Once defeated he drops his weapon and $10,000.

Trivia[]

  • Dead rising 2 case 0 zombies 7pm boy (4)

    Royce model in Case Zero

    A man who is feasted upon in a 7pm cutscene in Dead Rising 2: Case Zero shares similar features to Royce, despite having noticeable changes such as darker shoes, absence of sunglasses, fully-buttoned up shirt and no dog tags The game files identifies the dead corpse as Royce.[1]
  • Royce shares the same character model as two unnamed spectators who flee the Arena during the outbreak when Chuck pries the elevator doors open.

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  • In Dead Rising 2, a man who shares the same character model as Royce can be seen in a cutscene at 7pm on the first day. A man is lying on the street, dead, as a zombie begins eating his body.
  • A third man sharing a re-colored model of Royce is killed in the elevator cutscene by the Zombie Jock, wearing a red plaid shirt and yellow shoes.
  • Royce will not give Chuck or Frank West the Comedy Trophy back after it is in Royce's possession.
  • Royce's age: 28, is the same as his number in Chuck's notebook.

[2]

  • Royce refers to Walter as "Grandpa", "Old Man", and "Old Comedian", despite their age difference only being 4 years apart.[citation needed]

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References[]

  1. data\cinematics\cinematics_big\716_nightdead.txt:
    	cCineAnim srv_royce
    	{
    		AnimationName = "716_nightdead~srv_royce"
    		Duration = "23.1333"
    		Time = "0"
    	}
    
  2. items.txt:
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Major Characters
Rebecca Chang - Stacey Forsythe - Chuck Greene - Katey Greene - Isabela Keyes - Tyrone King - Marian Mallon - Raymond Sullivan - Frank West
Survivors
Skylar Ali - Randolph Allen - Esther Alwin - Allen Ash - Lulu Barra - Brittany Beck - Sven Blaaborg - Tammy Blaine - Danni Bodine - John Boog - Kristopher Bookmiller - Elrod Bumpkins - Denyce Calloway - Summer Chavez - Rosa Collins - Wade Coopwood - Jared Davis - Gordon Dawkins - LaShawndra Dawkins - Chad Elchart - Doris Elchart - Curtis Ellenton - Jack Ellis - Terri Glass - Kristin Harris - Willa Harris - Wallace Hertzog - Stuart Holmes - Trixie-Lynn Horton - Jessica Howe - Richard Kelly - Bessie Kent - Chrystal Kennedy - Jonathon Kilpatrick - Matthew Kuss - Juan Lee - Bibi Love - Erica Mayes - Kevin Meyers - Bill Montagu - Lenny Mooney - Walter Morris - Luz Palmer - Camille Payne - Lillian Payne - Gretchen Peregrine - Allison Perkins - Janus Razo - Cora Russel - Woodrow Rutherford - Jasper Sanford - Brian Scherbey - Jacob Skinner - Jeanna Slick - Nevada Slim - Cinda Smith - Snowflake - Royce St. John - Tamara Stein - Floyd Stone - Nina Suhr - Andy Talbat - Vikki Taylor - Ray Teller - Kenneth Walsh - Linette Watkins - Dean Wayne - Cameron Welch - Europa Westinghouse - Anim White - Kirby Wilkinson - Lance Williams - Michael Woo
Off the Record Survivors
Marc Cooper - Earvin Gooding - Eric Masters - Tomomi Miyamoto - Deidre Sanchez
Psychopaths
Amber Bailey - Crystal Bailey - Leon Bell - Dwight Boykin - Mark Bradson - Derrick Duggan - Brent Ernst - Earl Flaherty - Deetz Hartman - Johnny James - Looters - Bibi Love - Mercenaries - Seymour Redding - Carl Schliff - Snowflake - Ted Smith - Pearce Stephens - Antoine Thomas - Randall Tugman - Reed Wallbeck - Brandon Whittaker - Roger Withers
Off the Record Psychopaths
Stacey Forsythe - Chuck Greene - Evan MacIntyre
Victims
8-Ball - Barra - Pat Berkson - Helen Bonner - Andrea Brenser - Curtis - Drake Danton - Dean - Tim Duggan - Tom Ebersole - Jeremiah Eckland - - Kerri - Noah Hawthorne - Hunters' Victim - Infected Spectator - Louise Jameson - Jonesy - Madison Lainey - Leah - Adrian Lee - Luke - Carlos Mertiz - Alice Paynter - Lance Pennington - Lucas Pontremoli - Irwin Sagehorn - Shin - Jenny Slaten - Justin Tetherford - Kalee Timmons - TIR Employee - Emanuel Tugman - Shaun Wexler
Off the Record Victims
Oscar Dingman - Dale Kerpan - Julius Reinke - Vikki Taylor
Other
Don Andrews - Banchester - Simon Bostwick - Charlie - Kazmina Ellis - Josh - Paul Lazenby - Bobby Newland - Roland Nichol - Reinhold - Septimus - Tarquin
Scrapped Characters
Marvin Horner - Dmitri Kazlov - Taylor Nightingale - Gary Peake - Sarah Stayer
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