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== Background ==
 
== Background ==
  
Kirrim Kerman is likely a nod by Squad to “Special Agent Kirrim” – a character invented by KSP fan and YouTuber Danny2462. Danny introduced his character in his video "[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-tXN5ZBeKpY Messing Around in Kerbal Space Program 3]" on 29 July 2012, a year before Squad's "Selection Process" video (24 July 2013).
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Kirrim Kerman is likely a nod by Squad to “Special Agent Kirrim” – a character invented by KSP fan and YouTuber Danny2462. Danny introduced his character in his video "[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-tXN5ZBeKpY Messing Around in Kerbal Space Program 3]" on 29 July 2012, a year before Squad's "Selection Process" video (24 July 2013). Given Kirrim's name and personality values (Courage and Stupidity), it's very likely he began as a randomly generated Kerbonaut who Danny happened to turn into a character.
  
 
Danny featured S.A. Kirrim in several videos<ref>"[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V-x3T_-19iA Kerbal Space Program: Special Agent Kirrim]" by Danny2462, uploaded 1 September 2012</ref><ref>"[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V-x3T_-19iA Kerbal Space Program: Kirrim on Duty]" by Danny2462, uploaded 9 May 2013</ref> in which we was a spy much like James Bond with exotic vehicles and dangerous missions. Other fan videos reinforced this parallel.<ref>"[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4ER_38FrbL8 Special Agent Kirim - City in Peril]" by Cooly568</ref> Squad's depicting an applicant named Kirrim Kerman with the designation #0007 in the Selection Process likely plays on secret agent James Bond's code number "007", which again squares with Danny's Special Agent Kirrim.
 
Danny featured S.A. Kirrim in several videos<ref>"[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V-x3T_-19iA Kerbal Space Program: Special Agent Kirrim]" by Danny2462, uploaded 1 September 2012</ref><ref>"[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V-x3T_-19iA Kerbal Space Program: Kirrim on Duty]" by Danny2462, uploaded 9 May 2013</ref> in which we was a spy much like James Bond with exotic vehicles and dangerous missions. Other fan videos reinforced this parallel.<ref>"[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4ER_38FrbL8 Special Agent Kirim - City in Peril]" by Cooly568</ref> Squad's depicting an applicant named Kirrim Kerman with the designation #0007 in the Selection Process likely plays on secret agent James Bond's code number "007", which again squares with Danny's Special Agent Kirrim.

Revision as of 10:58, 20 February 2015

Kirrim Kerman
Semi-official character; seen in-game as a randomly generated Kerbal
Semi-official character; seen in-game as a randomly generated Kerbal
Occupation: Kerbonaut
Specialisation
KSC ID#: 0007
Courage
Stupidity
Badass × No

Kirrim Kerman is a semi-official character seen in an official Squad promo trailer titled "Selection Process". Kirrim appears briefly, having a mishap with an automatically extending flag which breaks the lights in the testing room, causing the camera to switch to nightvision.


Background

Kirrim Kerman is likely a nod by Squad to “Special Agent Kirrim” – a character invented by KSP fan and YouTuber Danny2462. Danny introduced his character in his video "Messing Around in Kerbal Space Program 3" on 29 July 2012, a year before Squad's "Selection Process" video (24 July 2013). Given Kirrim's name and personality values (Courage and Stupidity), it's very likely he began as a randomly generated Kerbonaut who Danny happened to turn into a character.

Danny featured S.A. Kirrim in several videos[1][2] in which we was a spy much like James Bond with exotic vehicles and dangerous missions. Other fan videos reinforced this parallel.[3] Squad's depicting an applicant named Kirrim Kerman with the designation #0007 in the Selection Process likely plays on secret agent James Bond's code number "007", which again squares with Danny's Special Agent Kirrim.

Gallery

References

  1. "Kerbal Space Program: Special Agent Kirrim" by Danny2462, uploaded 1 September 2012
  2. "Kerbal Space Program: Kirrim on Duty" by Danny2462, uploaded 9 May 2013
  3. "Special Agent Kirim - City in Peril" by Cooly568