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7th Jul '17 4:02:46 PM thatmadork
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* ''VideoGame/{{Planetside}}'': The New Conglomerate is very American, the Terran Republic is similar to the Soviet Union (the first game mixed this with PuttingOnTheReich, the second dropped this) and the Vanu Sovereignty has developed a futuristic feudal Japan flavour.
14th May '17 2:39:46 PM nombretomado
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* For some reason, the Terrans in ''Franchise/StarCraft'' are dead ringers for the [[UsefulNotes/TheAmericanCivilWar Confederate States of America]]; Southern accents, Black laborers, powerful "Old Families," a strange mix of redneck and gentlemenly mannerisms, and even the title of "Confederacy." Oh, and they have the same flag. According to the [[AllThereInTheManual manual]], they are the descendants of humans exiled from Earth because they had the potential to develop psychic powers, which were the political scapegoat of choice at the time; and they apparently developed a bad case of FutureImperfect.

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* For some reason, the Terrans in ''Franchise/StarCraft'' ''VideoGame/StarCraft'' are dead ringers for the [[UsefulNotes/TheAmericanCivilWar Confederate States of America]]; Southern accents, Black laborers, powerful "Old Families," a strange mix of redneck and gentlemenly mannerisms, and even the title of "Confederacy." Oh, and they have the same flag. According to the [[AllThereInTheManual manual]], they are the descendants of humans exiled from Earth because they had the potential to develop psychic powers, which were the political scapegoat of choice at the time; and they apparently developed a bad case of FutureImperfect.
12th May '17 3:26:17 PM Canadiancookie
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19th Apr '17 12:52:00 PM ludditetolpuddle
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* The English "educational" comic Look And Learn carried a comic strip, "The Rise And Fall Of The Trigan Empire", which featured a civilisation on a distant planet with a Roman-style imperial system of government coupled with steampunk-level technology.
11th Feb '17 4:33:26 AM CaptainMar-Vell92
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** The Shi'ar empire of X-Men fame have more similarities to the romans, with the leader of the Imperial Guard being called Praetor, latin-like words like Majestor/Majestrix and the tendency of having [[TheCaligula extravagant, bloodthirsty rulers]] like D'Ken and Vulcan.

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** The Shi'ar empire of X-Men fame have more similarities to the romans, with the leader of the Imperial Guard being called Praetor, senators in the political systen, latin-like words like Majestor/Majestrix and the tendency of having [[TheCaligula extravagant, bloodthirsty rulers]] like D'Ken and Vulcan.
11th Feb '17 4:29:32 AM CaptainMar-Vell92
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** The Shi'ar empire of X-Men fame have more similarities to the romans, with the leader of the Imperial Guard being called Praetor, latin-like words like Majestor/Majestrix and the tendency of having [[TheCaligula extravagant, bloodthirsty rulers]] like D'Ken and Vulcan.
24th Jan '17 1:41:06 AM eroock
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->-- Captain's Log, stardate 4040.7 (''Series/StarTrekTheOriginalSeries'' "Bread and Circuses")

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->-- -->-- Captain's Log, stardate 4040.7 (''Series/StarTrekTheOriginalSeries'' "Bread and Circuses")
16th Jan '17 12:27:55 PM Luppercus
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* Literal Space Romans: the Empirians in ''WesternAnimation/MenInBlack'' are an exact cultural copy of the Romans including the gladiator matches. The similarity with Romans is never explained even when the planet is said to be located in another galaxy. Another case are the Hyperians who are Space Egyptians although much more brutal and animalistic.
16th Jan '17 12:24:55 PM Luppercus
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*** They are shown to be quite emotional, although not to the extent that Vulcans really are on the inside. Basically, they found the middle ground between total logic and raw emotion (like any sane person).
10th Jan '17 11:00:25 AM TheRedRedKroovy
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** As far as player-based alliances go, the Red Alliance are literal Space Russians, formed by Russian-speaking players to have an alliance they could call their own. They even had their own Great Patriotic War when they got pushed back to their last star system in what's been [[http://eve-history.net/wiki/index.php/Red_Alliance explicitly compared]] to the Siege of Leningrad, only to fight back and triumph.

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** As far as player-based alliances go, the Red Alliance are literal Space Russians, formed by Russian-speaking players to have an alliance they could call their own. They even had their own Great Patriotic War when they got [[http://www.polygon.com/2016/4/5/11346848/the-true-history-of-eve-online-empires-of-eve-andrew-groen pushed back to their last star system system]] in what's been [[http://eve-history.net/wiki/index.php/Red_Alliance explicitly compared]] to a battle reminiscent of the Siege of Leningrad, only to fight back and triumph.
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