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28th May '17 3:26:59 PM nombretomado
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* ''TabletopGame/{{Warhammer 40000}}'' has psykers, who serve many vital roles throughout the Imperium. Additionally, psychic power largely plays the role that magic does in ''WarhammerFantasy Battles''.

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* ''TabletopGame/{{Warhammer 40000}}'' has psykers, who serve many vital roles throughout the Imperium. Additionally, psychic power largely plays the role that magic does in ''WarhammerFantasy ''TabletopGame/WarhammerFantasy Battles''.
14th May '17 10:00:02 AM nombretomado
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* In ''Franchise/StarCraft'' the frequency and potency of human psychics is supposed to be greater in the future (than the current 0) and an impending commonality of psychic abilities in humans is why the Zerg want to assimilate them before taking on the Protoss, [[spoiler:or to somehow free themselves from the Dark Voice.]]

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* In ''Franchise/StarCraft'' ''VideoGame/StarCraft'' the frequency and potency of human psychics is supposed to be greater in the future (than the current 0) and an impending commonality of psychic abilities in humans is why the Zerg want to assimilate them before taking on the Protoss, [[spoiler:or to somehow free themselves from the Dark Voice.]]
7th Apr '17 11:16:56 AM erforce
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* Some mutant beggars living on Mars in ''Film/TotalRecall'' make a living trying to impress tourists by reading their minds and guessing their birthdays.

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* Some mutant beggars living on Mars in ''Film/TotalRecall'' ''Film/TotalRecall1990'' make a living trying to impress tourists by reading their minds and guessing their birthdays.
9th Nov '16 8:57:30 AM Bosco13
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* Some mutant beggars living on Mars in ''Film/TotalRecall'' make a living trying to impress tourists by reading their minds and guessing their birthdays.
9th Nov '16 8:55:46 AM Bosco13
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* Judge Anderson in ''Film/{{Dredd}}''. Unlike the comics, she's the first psychic judge and the only known mutant to have PsychicPowers and no physical deformities.
9th Nov '16 8:54:07 AM Bosco13
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** In the same universe is ''ComicBook/StrontiumDog'' where a nuclear war has turned a lot of Britain's population into mutants. Although most of them have no powers, psychic abilities like telepathy seem to be the most common.
30th Oct '16 10:07:13 AM nombretomado
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* {{GURPS}} ''Psionics'' comes with a table full of possible explanations for the GM. Ranging from [[BrokenMasquerade Broken Masquerades]] to [[TouchedByVorlons frisky aliens]]. It advises to leave them [[TheLawOfConservationOfDetail unexplained unless they're plot-related]].

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* {{GURPS}} TabletopGame/{{GURPS}} ''Psionics'' comes with a table full of possible explanations for the GM. Ranging from [[BrokenMasquerade Broken Masquerades]] to [[TouchedByVorlons frisky aliens]]. It advises to leave them [[TheLawOfConservationOfDetail unexplained unless they're plot-related]].
29th Oct '16 9:20:53 AM zarpaulus
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* Subverted in ''TabletopGame/{{Shadowrun}}'', instead of people becoming psychic TwentyMinutesIntoTheFuture, [[TheMagicComesBack magic came back]]. But psionics were introduced in 4th edition as a variant magical tradition as part of the move towards magic working as a form of ClapYourHandsIfYouBelieve.
29th Oct '16 8:36:22 AM Galacton
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* In the ''Franchise/SonicTheHedgehog'' series, Silver the Hedgehog is from 200 years in the future, and has psychic powers for no other adequately-explained reason. Likewise, his friend [[DefrostingIceQueen Blaze]] who has [[PlayingWithFire pyrokinesis]].

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* In Hinted at in the ''Franchise/SonicTheHedgehog'' series, series with Silver the Hedgehog Hedgehog, who is from 200 years in the future, and has psychic powers for no other adequately-explained reason. Likewise, his friend [[DefrostingIceQueen Blaze]] who has [[PlayingWithFire pyrokinesis]].
15th Aug '16 5:10:25 PM htuttle
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* ''Series/BabylonFive'' had the [=PsiCorps=], the Orwellian organization that regulated and policed human telepaths, and the much rarer telekinetics. Justified in this case because the psychic members of humanity and other species had been TouchedByVorlons about a hundred years before. Occasionally a subject of comment, "AsYouKnow, people suddenly gained telepathic powers about a hundred years ago.

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* ''Series/BabylonFive'' had the [=PsiCorps=], the Orwellian organization that regulated and policed human telepaths, and the much rarer telekinetics.[[MindOverMatter telekinetics]] and [[TheEmpath empaths]]. Justified in this case because the psychic members of humanity and other species had been TouchedByVorlons about a hundred years before. Occasionally a subject of comment, "AsYouKnow, people suddenly gained telepathic powers about a hundred years ago." According to the books, we ''always'' had telepaths among us (as do the other major races), it just wasn't academically proven until the early 21st century.
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