...like a funny hat.
I love designing characters.
I posted a WIP of the guy on the left several months ago, but now he's got a cape and a cigar. Classy.
Also, before anyone says anything about the other guy's utility belt, it's not a fanny pack. Ha.
For this era, the dominant civilization is kind of a totalitarian police state mixed with feudalism. The gist of a non-elite life is essentially "devote your life to the betterment of the City in exchange for a place to live and nothing more."
Needless to say, this is a pretty crapsack era of the future.