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There are many innocent civilizians in Deus Ex: Human Revolution. Assuming I don't do so in sight of a police officer, are there any consquences to killing civilizians, or am I free to soak Detroit red with the blood of its people?

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They don't provide XP or loot for the most part though, so only sadists need apply. –  Raven Dreamer Sep 5 '11 at 14:55
    
I'd call that masochism too, since you're causing yourself a lot of annoyance and using a lot of time to kill people that are of no threat to you. –  jprete Sep 5 '11 at 17:51
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Let's face it. Killing sprees are awesome. –  Coomie Sep 6 '11 at 0:43
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Nope, it only wastes bullets/battery. Civilians never carry or drop any loot. –  Ingmar Sep 6 '11 at 4:40
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up vote 7 down vote accepted

As far as I have been able to determine there is no downside aside from not getting Ghost or Smooth Operator bonuses.

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And Pacifism achievement. –  Layke Sep 5 '11 at 16:14
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