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10th Dec '16 10:44:25 AM Onomateopoetic
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* The SixthRanger [[LaResistance Resistance]] faction from the ''{{TabletopGame/Dropzone Commander}}'' universe subverts and plays this strope straight at the same time. The "Allied" Resistance forces are generally decently civilized and retain some sort of order; rough as it may be at times. The "Feral" forces, on the other hand, plays this trope ''completely'' straight, with scrap-armour-wielding berzerkers, spike-covered vehicles and leaders wearing any kind of trash they can, dyed with blood.

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* The SixthRanger [[LaResistance Resistance]] faction from the of ''{{TabletopGame/Dropzone Commander}}'' universe Commander}}'', the [[LaResistance Resistance]] both subverts and plays this strope straight at the same time. The "Allied" Resistance forces settlements are generally decently civilized and retain some sort of order; order, even if it is a bit rough as it may be at times. the edges. The "Feral" forces, forces on the other hand, hand plays this trope ''completely'' ''absolutely'' straight, with scrap-armour-wielding berzerkers, spike-covered vehicles and leaders wearing any kind of trash they can, dyed with blood.skulls and jaggy metal everywhere.
10th Dec '16 8:59:53 AM Onomateopoetic
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* The SixthRanger [[LaResistance Resistance]] faction from the ''{{TabletopGame/Dropzone Commander}}'' universe subverts and plays this strope straight at the same time. The "Allied" Resistance forces are generally decently civilized and retain some sort of order; rough as it may be at times. The "Feral" forces, on the other hand, plays this trope ''completely'' straight, with scrap-armour-wielding berzerkers, spike-covered vehicles and leaders wearing any kind of trash they can, dyed with blood.
24th Nov '16 12:05:49 PM Eddy1215
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''MadMax'' is the TropeCodifier so expect a lot of works that employ the use of this trope to give it a shoutout.

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''MadMax'' ''Franchise/MadMax'' is the TropeCodifier so expect a lot of works that employ the use of this trope to give it a shoutout.
24th Nov '16 10:23:08 AM MCanter89
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In fact, according to this trope, it seems all societies degenerate into lawlessness with punks and other toughs roaming the streets ([[Film/{{Waterworld}} or waves; thank you Kevin Costner]]) and doing naughty things AfterTheEnd of civilization.

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In fact, according to this trope, it seems all societies degenerate into lawlessness with punks and other toughs roaming the streets ([[Film/{{Waterworld}} or waves; thank you you, Kevin Costner]]) and doing naughty things AfterTheEnd of civilization.






MadMax is the TropeCodifier so expect a lot of works that employ the use of this trope to give it a shoutout.

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MadMax ''MadMax'' is the TropeCodifier so expect a lot of works that employ the use of this trope to give it a shoutout.



--> '''Robin:'''...And it's escalating! Pretty soon it's gonna be ''Road Warrior'' on the freeway. People with twin .50 caliber machine guns mounted on the front of their Chevrolets, going, "Look, Helen, a slow Chinese driver." And he's going, "No you don't, you wonton asshole!" ''WHOOSH!'' Flamethrower in the trunk! And a little old lady in a Volkswagen bus with a grenade launcher going, "Make my day!"

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--> '''Robin:'''...-->'''Robin:'''...And it's escalating! Pretty soon it's gonna be ''Road Warrior'' on the freeway. People with twin .50 caliber machine guns mounted on the front of their Chevrolets, going, "Look, Helen, a slow Chinese driver." And he's going, "No you don't, you wonton asshole!" ''WHOOSH!'' Flamethrower in the trunk! And a little old lady in a Volkswagen bus with a grenade launcher going, "Make my day!"
21st Oct '16 2:38:26 PM nombretomado
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* Each bandit tribe in ''VideoGame/{{RAGE}}'' comes in its own distinct, punky flavor: [[ImAHumanitarian cannibals]], [[TheAlcoholic drunken]] [[BritishAccent Brits]], gadgeteering FacelessGoons, [[PyroManiac Pyro Maniacs]] and gibbering [[WildMan Wild Men]], to name a few.

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* Each bandit tribe in ''VideoGame/{{RAGE}}'' comes in its own distinct, punky flavor: [[ImAHumanitarian cannibals]], [[TheAlcoholic drunken]] [[BritishAccent [[UsefulNotes/BritishAccents Brits]], gadgeteering FacelessGoons, [[PyroManiac Pyro Maniacs]] and gibbering [[WildMan Wild Men]], to name a few.
19th Oct '16 7:58:40 PM fdsa1234567890
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* In ''Series/{{Community}}'', Greendale has a tendency to turn into this within a matter of hours, thanks to the students taking an AbsurdlyHighStakesGame ''really'' seriously and turning on each other in order to win the highly-valued prize: priority registration, $100,000 cash and a 1st edition comic book valued at $50,000, respectively.

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* In ''Series/{{Community}}'', Greendale has a tendency to turn into this within a matter of hours, thanks to the students taking an AbsurdlyHighStakesGame ''really'' seriously and turning on each other in order to win the highly-valued prize: priority registration, $100,000 cash and a 1st edition comic book valued at $50,000, respectively. In the final case, Jeff notes that the school is on the ignore list for 911.
15th Oct '16 4:43:09 AM Morgenthaler
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* ''ComicBook/AgeOfTheWolf'': PlayedForLaughs when a group of visitors from a neighbouring tribe visit the camp of a group of Neo-Nazis led by a crazy old RacistGrandma. She asks them what the hell they're supposed to be wearing, and they sheepishly admit that their own leader made the ''Mad Max''-esque get-up mandatory.
8th Oct '16 11:34:57 PM frogpatrol
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# any apocalypse (nuclear war, disease, meteor impact, etc.) leads to a breakdown of the usual civilized system of lawful justice and the emergence of tribal, punkish, modern primitive or otherwise post-Apunkalyptic living.

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# any apocalypse (nuclear war, disease, meteor impact, etc.) leads to a breakdown of the usual civilized system of lawful justice and the emergence of tribal, punkish, modern primitive or otherwise post-Apunkalyptic living.
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* ''Manga/FistOfTheNorthStar'' -- After nuclear armageddon, most life goes extinct except mankind, which lives on in the post-Apunkalyptic world.

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* ''Manga/FistOfTheNorthStar'' -- After nuclear armageddon, most life goes extinct except mankind, which lives on in the post-Apunkalyptic world.



* ''Film/ThePostman'' -- After a bout of unspecified [[AfterTheEnd Doomsday]], society breaks down, and people revert to either insular villages or large authoritarian, sometimes punkish, communes for survival.
* ''Film/{{Waterworld}}'' -- In large part this is Mad Max-at-sea, in a post-Apunkalyptic world, wherein the polar icecaps have melted, humanity is adrift and the Smokers are the punks-du-jour.

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* ''Film/ThePostman'' -- ''Film/ThePostman''. After a bout of unspecified [[AfterTheEnd Doomsday]], society breaks down, and people revert to either insular villages or large authoritarian, sometimes punkish, communes for survival.
* ''Film/{{Waterworld}}'' -- ''Film/{{Waterworld}}''. In large part this is Mad Max-at-sea, Max at sea, in a post-Apunkalyptic world, wherein the polar icecaps have melted, humanity is adrift and the Smokers are the punks-du-jour.



* Peter Clines's ''Literature/ExHeroes'' is about how the world has been overrun by zombies. The street gang called the Seventeens then promptly proceed to take over the ruins of Los Angeles, keeping all the other survivors as serfs.

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* Peter Clines's ''Literature/ExHeroes'' Clines'''Literature/ExHeroes'' is about how the world has been overrun by zombies. The street gang called the Seventeens then promptly proceed to take over the ruins of Los Angeles, keeping all the other survivors as serfs.



** In the story "Paradise Towers", the post-apocalyptic tower block of the title is overrun by teenage punk girl-gangs called Kangs. They turn out to be the least dangerous or evil of the story's various factions.
** In the JustBeforeTheEnd episode "Utopia", much of humanity has devolved into animalistic punk cannibals called the "Futurekind".

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** In the story In "Paradise Towers", the titular post-apocalyptic tower block of the title is overrun by teenage punk girl-gangs girl gangs called Kangs. They [[spoiler:They turn out to be the least dangerous or evil most benevolent of the story's various factions.
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** In the JustBeforeTheEnd episode "Utopia", much of humanity has devolved into animalistic punk cannibals called the "Futurekind".Futurekind.
1st Oct '16 12:05:36 PM AmadeusMop
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# any apocalypse (nuclear war, disease, meteor impact, etc.) leads to a breakdown of the usual civilized system of lawful justice and the emergence of tribal, punkish, modern primitive or otherwise post-Apunkaclyptic living.

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# any apocalypse (nuclear war, disease, meteor impact, etc.) leads to a breakdown of the usual civilized system of lawful justice and the emergence of tribal, punkish, modern primitive or otherwise post-Apunkaclyptic post-Apunkalyptic living.
30th Sep '16 10:25:19 AM Prfnoff
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* A number of {{Racing Game}}s employ this sort of post-apocalyptic motif, including Creator/{{Atari}}'s ''Badlands''.
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