SoHo

SoHo is a location featured in The Warriors (video game). A neighbourhood in the Manhattan borough of New York City, SoHo is the home to both the Electric Eliminators and the Hi-Hats, and in the game, is the location of the "SoHo Writer's Showdown", as depicted in level five, "Writer's Block".

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[edit] History

SoHo is a neighbourhood in the Manhattan borough of New York City, and is noted for its many art galleries, as well as its wide array of boutiques and shops. At an unknown time in history, both the Electric Eliminators and the Hi-Hats street gangs claimed SoHo as their territory.

[edit] "SoHo Writer's Showdown"

See also: Writer's Block

The SoHo Writer's Showdown.

On May 20, 1979, the well-known street artist Scopes held a graffiti competition entitled the "SoHo Writer's Showdown" in the Courtyard in SoHo. The gangs involved in the contest were the Electric Eliminators, Moonrunners, Panzers, and the eventual winners The Warriors. However, after The Warriors were declared winners of the contest things went sour, as the Hi-Hats' leader Chatterbox appeared, ordering his Hi-Hats to throw Scopes off some scaffolding and attack the gangs present.[1]

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[edit] Courtyard

Main article: Courtyard

The Courtyard was the location of the "Soho Writer's Showdown". It is a courtyard surrounded by a number of derelict buildings; construction work is being carried out on the buildings, which also means there is a large quantity of scaffolding surrounding the courtyard. Inside the courtyard are two small vans and a large truck. The Courtyard is also available for use as an arena in the The Warriors (video game) Rumble Mode.

[edit] SoHo Rooftops

Main article: SoHo Rooftops

The SoHo Rooftops are a set of rooftops that join the roofs of the buildings surrounding the Courtyard to the roof of Chatterbox's art gallery. The Hi-Hats once pursued The Warriors across the rootops, as depicted in level five of the video game, "Writer's Block". The SoHo Rooftops are also available for use as an arena in the the game's Rumble Mode.

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  1. The Warriors (video game) - "Writer's Block"

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