SimCity

Dr. Vu, seen in SimCity 4.

Dr. Vu is the main "villain" in SimCity 4, along with Uncle Vinnie.

Appearance

Dr. Vu is a man of medium complexion, with gray hair.

In SimCity Build-It He has a lab coat and crazy white hair, and black gloves, and in his Club wars form has a red scarf with a blue coat with yellow buttons with the letter V on the lower half of the coat. Both of his forms have glasses.

Role

Dr. Vu is the one who gives most of the evil missions in SimCity 4 (e.g. Disturbing the Peace, Simlent Orange, Ferry of Evil). He is also the objective in some good missions (e.g. Take Out Vu's Secret Lair, Infiltrate Vu's Secret Meeting), although he isn't seen in these missions.

His name appears in a few buildings throughout SimCity 4; such as Vu Tank and Vat (Dirty Industry) and Vu Blue Denim Headquarters (CO$$$). Dr. Vu reappeared in SimCity (2013) in the Heroes and Villains Set DLC and spin-off game SimCity BuildIt. In both games, he is the owner of Vu Tower.

Trivia

  • Dr. Vu's name comes from SimCity producer Thomas Vu, who is of Vietnamese descent. “Vu” is a Vietnamese proper name.
  • His name could also be a reference to the first James Bond film, Dr. No.
  • His name could also be a reference to the protagonist of the British TV series, Doctor Who.
  • His name could also be a reference to the Jurassic World scientist, Dr. Henry Wu.