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7th Aug '16 6:33:50 PM nombretomado
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* ''{{Deadlands}}'' being a Wild West game, its sequels ''Hell on Earth'' and especially ''Lost Colony'' have a good deal of the Western about them. While ''Hell on Earth'' is [[ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin set on Earth]], but after the advent of space travel, ''Lost Colony'' is literally in space, complete with the Native American analog aliens, the Anouk.

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* ''{{Deadlands}}'' ''TabletopGame/{{Deadlands}}'' being a Wild West game, its sequels ''Hell on Earth'' and especially ''Lost Colony'' have a good deal of the Western about them. While ''Hell on Earth'' is [[ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin set on Earth]], but after the advent of space travel, ''Lost Colony'' is literally in space, complete with the Native American analog aliens, the Anouk.
7th Aug '16 2:10:13 PM brinanastone
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** Sort of. It is somewhat understood that the cause for the establishment of the system is due to The Machine War in the distant past.

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** Sort of. It is somewhat understood that the cause for the establishment of the system is due to The Machine War in the distant past.past, resulting in a ban on all technology that would replace humans.
4th Aug '16 3:21:08 PM Narsil
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** As with most 19th-century based westerns, a recent civil war between a federal government and break-away "states" frames the story. Incidentally, this makes the crew of ''Serenity'' analogous to former Confederates.
*** Although the Unification War wasn't actually a civil war with breakaway worlds, but rather a war of conquest waged by the newly-formed Alliance to annex the Rim worlds which didn't want to join. In this sense, although the series and characters were inspired by a historical novel about the U.S. Civil War and its aftermath, the backstory of the setting arguably makes the Browncoats more analogous to ''Native Americans'' than to former Confederates.
*** Not quite; is very clearly established in the show that the Alliance did colonize all the worlds in the known Verse and that the war started because those worlds wanted to be independent from the central (or federal) government. Fans may not want the association of their beloved characters to the Confederates, but this association is blatant and deliberate.

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** As with most 19th-century based westerns, a recent civil war between a federal government and break-away "states" frames the story. [[note]]More or less. The core worlds colonized the rim worlds, and there hadn't originally been much central government. It's a matter of some dispute in-verse whether the Rim worlds were trying to "break away" from the Core, or whether the Core worlds were conquering the Rim.[[/note]] Incidentally, this makes the crew of two "Browncoats" on the ''Serenity'' analogous to former Confederates.
*** Although the Unification War wasn't actually a civil war with breakaway worlds, but rather a war of conquest waged by the newly-formed Alliance to annex the Rim worlds which didn't want to join. In this sense, although the series and characters were inspired by a historical novel about the U.S. Civil War and its aftermath, the backstory of the setting arguably makes the Browncoats more analogous to ''Native Americans'' than to former Confederates.
*** Not quite; is very clearly established in the show that the Alliance did colonize all the worlds in the known Verse and that the war started because those worlds wanted to be independent from the central (or federal) government. Fans may not want the association of their beloved characters to the Confederates, but this association is blatant and deliberate.
Confederates.
18th Jul '16 11:23:07 AM ImperialScum
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* The mixing of the historical and the futuristic is a reoccurring motif in ''Literature/AeonLegionLabyrinth''. [[ShiningCity Saturn City]], a city state founded by time travelers, has a culture that is a mix of Arabic, Latin, and Greek influences. The Aeon Legion who act as TimePolice use swords with DeflectorShields and even take on squires. Even the setting itself, called the [[PlaceBeyondTime Edge of Time]], is a place where all time blends together.
14th Jul '16 10:59:07 AM Willbyr
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* In ''{{Utawarerumono}}'', [[spoiler:the setting is far future Japan, which has reverted to a feudal system that seems to combine the Yamato and Ainu people's traditions.]] The rest of the world might be different, but we never see it.

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* In ''{{Utawarerumono}}'', ''VideoGame/{{Utawarerumono}}'', [[spoiler:the setting is far future Japan, which has reverted to a feudal system that seems to combine the Yamato and Ainu people's traditions.]] The rest of the world might be different, but we never see it.



* ''{{Trigun}}'', much like ''Firefly'', has a Wild West society with advanced technology, but here it's explained as humanity doing what it has to in order to survive on the desert world it's stuck on.

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* ''{{Trigun}}'', ''Manga/{{Trigun}}'', much like ''Firefly'', has a Wild West society with advanced technology, but here it's explained as humanity doing what it has to in order to survive on the desert world it's stuck on.
14th Jun '16 5:18:11 PM ElectroKraken
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* In L. Neil Smith's ''Henry Martyn'', ''Bretta Martyn'' and their WebComic sequel, ''Phoebus Krumm'' the Monopolity of Hanover is based on Tudor England while itss rival, the Jendyne Empery-Cirot is based on Spain of the same period.

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* In L. Neil Smith's ''Henry Martyn'', ''Bretta Martyn'' and their WebComic sequel, ''Phoebus Krumm'' the Monopolity of Hanover is based on Tudor England while itss its rival, the Jendyne Empery-Cirot is based on Spain of the same period.
7th Jun '16 4:05:18 PM Doug86
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* The setting of the ''IronGrip'' games is a [[PlayingWithATrope mostly]] [[MedievalEuropeanFantasy feudal]] SteamPunk LowFantasy world, but it's generally hard to pigeon-hole one or even two single historical eras it resembles the most. In broad terms, it has a blend of culture, architecture, tech and overall atmosphere that wouldn't look out of place in eras as varied as TheMiddleAges, TheRenaissance, the UsefulNotes/ThirtyYearsWar, UsefulNotes/TheNapoleonicWars, VictorianBritain, TsaristRussia, UsefulNotes/WorldWarOne, UsefulNotes/WorldWarTwo, [[GenteelInterbellumSetting the decades between them...]] Not only CultureChopSuey, but full-blown [[AnachronismStew Era Chop Suey]] [[RuleOfCool as well]]...

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* The setting of the ''IronGrip'' games is a [[PlayingWithATrope mostly]] [[MedievalEuropeanFantasy feudal]] SteamPunk LowFantasy world, but it's generally hard to pigeon-hole one or even two single historical eras it resembles the most. In broad terms, it has a blend of culture, architecture, tech and overall atmosphere that wouldn't look out of place in eras as varied as TheMiddleAges, TheRenaissance, the UsefulNotes/ThirtyYearsWar, UsefulNotes/TheNapoleonicWars, VictorianBritain, TsaristRussia, UsefulNotes/WorldWarOne, UsefulNotes/WorldWarTwo, UsefulNotes/WorldWarI, UsefulNotes/WorldWarII, [[GenteelInterbellumSetting the decades between them...]] Not only CultureChopSuey, but full-blown [[AnachronismStew Era Chop Suey]] [[RuleOfCool as well]]...
6th Jun '16 11:28:10 AM Morgenthaler
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* The ''{{Foundation}}'' Series: The Galactic Empire is Imperial Rome, the Foundation-era galaxy is Medieval Europe. The entire arc is explicitly modeled on ''The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire''.

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* The ''{{Foundation}}'' ''Literature/{{Foundation}}'' Series: The Galactic Empire is Imperial Rome, the Foundation-era galaxy is Medieval Europe. The entire arc is explicitly modeled on ''The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire''.



* Several societies in SMStirling[='=]s ''{{Emberverse}}'' fulfill this trope although it also has a foot in FantasyCounterpartCulture as supernatural elements creep in during the second trilogy. The Clan [=MacKenzie=] is based on a New Age interpretation (much against the liking of its founder) of a Celtic clan, while the Portland Protective Association was deliberately created by an SCA member as a copy of a medieval feudal society with trappings of [[Literature/LordOfTheRings Mordor]]. The oddest example are the Dúnedain Rangers founded by a mildly insane Tolkien fangirl who has a quasi-religious reverence for his books. There are also several "Indian" tribes many of whose members have, at best, only nominal amounts of First Nations ancestry and Norrheim, a Viking style nation founded by Asatru. The Republic of Boise claims to be the successor to the original United States but it's setup is much more like the Roman Republic, especially it's military. Meanwhile over in England "Mad King Charlie" tried to turn what remained of his nation into something of a vast Rennaisance Faire, although his subjects drew the line at Morris dancing.

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* Several societies in SMStirling[='=]s ''{{Emberverse}}'' Creator/SMStirling[='=]s ''Literature/{{Emberverse}}'' fulfill this trope although it also has a foot in FantasyCounterpartCulture as supernatural elements creep in during the second trilogy. The Clan [=MacKenzie=] is based on a New Age interpretation (much against the liking of its founder) of a Celtic clan, while the Portland Protective Association was deliberately created by an SCA member as a copy of a medieval feudal society with trappings of [[Literature/LordOfTheRings Mordor]]. The oddest example are the Dúnedain Rangers founded by a mildly insane Tolkien fangirl who has a quasi-religious reverence for his books. There are also several "Indian" tribes many of whose members have, at best, only nominal amounts of First Nations ancestry and Norrheim, a Viking style nation founded by Asatru. The Republic of Boise claims to be the successor to the original United States but it's setup is much more like the Roman Republic, especially it's military. Meanwhile over in England "Mad King Charlie" tried to turn what remained of his nation into something of a vast Rennaisance Faire, although his subjects drew the line at Morris dancing.
3rd Jun '16 1:20:17 PM lavendermintrose
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* ''Anime/CodeGeass'' has this, complete with knights in giant robots, an Emperor, princes, and castles. It also has a Feudal Future for the Chinese Federation, which takes up most of Asia.
** ''Code Geass'' is AlternateHistory - society ''never'' advanced beyond a Feudal stage in this timeline, except in parts of Europe and elsewhere, and even then these were constantly outdone by the Brittanians. To be this trope they would have to have abandoned feudalism and imperialism at some point, but most of the world never did.

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* ''Anime/CodeGeass'' has this, complete something of a mild example - a mid-21st-century style of technology with knights in giant robots, an Emperor, princes, and castles. It also has matched with a Feudal Future for the Chinese Federation, which takes up most of Asia.
** ''Code Geass'' is AlternateHistory -
Victorian-esque society, in Britannia. The other countries are behind them in both society ''never'' advanced beyond a Feudal stage in this timeline, except in parts of Europe and elsewhere, technology, and even then these were constantly outdone by the Brittanians. To be this trope they would have to have abandoned feudalism and imperialism at some point, but most of the world never did.not be an example.
30th May '16 5:33:01 AM TheOneWhoTropes
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* ''TrinityBlood'' is a ''Renaissance Future'', with Vatican States = Italy, Methuselah Empire = Ottoman Empire, and Albion = England.

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* ''TrinityBlood'' ''LightNovel/TrinityBlood'' is a ''Renaissance Future'', with Vatican States = Italy, Methuselah Empire = Ottoman Empire, and Albion = England.
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