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Dusty Heart
VB DD12 npc Dusty Heart
Image used as concept design for Dusty Heart in the Van Buren design document
Biography
raceHuman, African American
sexFemale
affiliationDusty's Desires
roleBar owner
Bartender
locationHoover Dam Downtown
Gameplay
appearancesVan Buren
questsHelp Beatrice in a bar fight
Statistics
base SPECIAL5 ST, 6 PE, 6 EN, 7 CH, 5 IN, 6 AG, 5 LK
level9
 
Gametitle-VB
Gametitle-VB
Gametitle-VBThe following is based on Van Buren and has not been confirmed by canon sources.

Dusty Heart is the owner and proprietor of Dusty's Desires Bar & Entertainment in Hoover Dam in 2253.

BackgroundEdit

Despite being "big boned," Dusty is quite attractive. She'll serve up the finest hooch in the wasteland with a gleam in her eye and a mysterious brown stain in your glass. She loves a good time, but will whip out the ol' Dusty Trail should folks get out of line (Dusty Trail is a pump action shotgun that Dusty always keeps within arm's reach).

Dusty is best known for providing a certain type of entertainment: prostitution. She runs a "clean" business and asks her patrons to be nice to her girls and guys. If a customer will not comply, then she will introduce the offender to Beatrice, the large super mutant bouncer of Dusty's Desires.[1]

Interactions with the player characterEdit

Interactions overviewEdit

General Services Quests
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  • Sells Alcohol
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  • Collect Bar Tabs
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Dusty gets plenty of hooch from the Crimson Caravan. Because of this, business has been very good. War makes people want to forget, and Dusty has plenty of booze and women to help the troops, and whoever else, forget about the hardships of war. Aside from buying booze and women, the player can rent out his services collecting unpaid tabs from some of the townsfolk. This won't win the player any popularity contests with the Downtown crowd, but it will get the player in good with Dusty and, more importantly, give the player a very good recommendation from Dusty to the Crimson Caravan. Plus, if the player is a bit of a tough-guy, there will be the occasion when a bar fight breaks out and the player can get the opportunity to help Beatrice settle things down, either physically or diplomatically, or to wait until the police arrive.

Lastly, Dusty is another potential distributor for smooch. Running smooch through Dusty is less dramatic than through Dr. Yuri, mostly because the junkies will be confined to the Downtown folks. If things go to shit down here because of smooch junkies, then Dodge and his men will declare martial law and overtake all operations in Downtown, including the maintenance of the machines. In addition, should the player choose Dusty as a distributor, then the player may not use Dr. Yuri as one and vice versa. Word gets around quickly and the folks at Hoover don't take too kindly to individuals playing both sides, even when illegal, or questionable, transactions are involved.[1]

InventoryEdit

Apparel Weapon Other items On death
Dusty Trail

AppearancesEdit

Dusty Heart has not appeared nor was she mentioned in any published game. She was to appear only in Van Buren, the canceled Fallout 3 by Black Isle Studios. It is not certain if she will appear in any future Fallout game.

ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 Hoover Dam design document by Damien Foletto
Design Document
CharactersGovernor Joseph Dodge · Mjr. Jack Fleming · Guido Giordano · Enzo Giordano · Vinnie Giordano · Dorris · Ailis McLafferty · Ralph Peoples · Mitch Stiller · Candice Morris · Pierre LaPoubelle · Dr. Yuri Polivich · Pablo Riviera · Frieda Van Graff · Milko · Dusty Heart · Beatrice · Otto Steed · Dianne · Farmer Dave · Bob · Mary-Joe · Billy-Bob · Mallet McBride · Ginger Flowers · Nancy Haggard · Arcade Gannon · Mike Lawson · Hoover Dam commoner
LocationsThe Rim (Fancy PC pad) · Downtown (Frieda's Firearms · Dusty's Desires · Hock-it to Bob) · Baseline · Scum Pits · Sub-Level 1C
QuestsGet Meeting with Governor Dodge · Negotiate Peace between NCR and BOS · Get City Council attendance back to norm · Join up with the 3-Some Caravan Company  · Spy on Crimson Caravan for 3-Some Caravan · Join up with the Crimson Caravan Company as spy for 3-Some · Successfully frame 3-Some Caravan Co. for extortion and murder · Successfully extort money out of Ailis McLafferty using evidence · Expose Crimson Caravan to Governor Dodge  · Give filtration schematics to former BOS scribes · Get school attendance up to norm · Teach class on Wasteland survival · Clear out critters in Scum Pits for possible hydroponics lab · Get shipments from Denver for materials to build hydroponics lab · Discover Sub-level 1 · Relay new history from traveling the wasteland to Candice · Get Mary-Joe to stop turning tricks & get access to Scum Pits · Discover lost Hoover Dam war and Sub-level 1 history · Relay new history from traveling the wasteland to Candice · Help Beatrice in a bar fight · Do Bob's bounty hunter jobs · Recalibrate the two working power generators to be more efficient and increase power · Get liquor for Pablo
OrganizationsNew California Republic · Crimson Caravan · 3-Some Caravan · Followers of the Apocalypse

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