History Main / TwentyMinutesintotheFuture

13th Jan '16 2:33:06 PM Erzengel
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Entry already exists higher in the list. The exact same entry, likely a copy & paste gone awry.
* ''VideoGame/GrandTheftAutoII'' took place 'in the near future'. 3 hints to it's time were given, yet they all contradict each other. The manual states "3 weeks into the future" while entries on the official website are dated 2013. As if that wasn't enough to throw you off, a DJ on the radio states "The millennium's a' commin'!". There wasn't much future technology to be seen, although a few examples exist - one of the weapons is an [[ShockAndAwe electric arc gun]] and one of the gangs is hinted to use {{Expendable Clone}}s as mooks.
8th Jan '16 6:13:54 PM JulietF2
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*''Anime/ScienceNinjaTeamGatchaman'', created in 1972, is set in or around 2000. Yet the computers use punch tape and magnetic tape; tape recorders still exist; microfilm is still in use; there are no space shuttles (but there are moonbases and space stations); and nobody seems able to track submarines.
8th Jan '16 8:24:24 AM Discar
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* The web-novel ''Literature/{{Domina}}'' rarely mentions dates, but takes place in a city with easy BioAugmentation, trade with several space colonies, and a number of space stations are mentioned. [[spoiler:Subverted when it turns out it's actually an AlternateTimeline 2001. Travelers from a distant future arrived in 1970 and started making adjustments, so society and technology advanced faster than they otherwise would have]].
29th Dec '15 1:58:49 PM Anddrix
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** Meanwhile, ''WesternAnimation/JusticeLeague'' has huge space stations with artificial gravity, a KillSat, sentient robots and lasers. Having people like SelfDemonstrating/LexLuthor and other {{mad scientist}}s around probably helps, as well as reverse-engineered alien technology.
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** Meanwhile, ''WesternAnimation/JusticeLeague'' has huge space stations with artificial gravity, a KillSat, sentient robots and lasers. Having people like SelfDemonstrating/LexLuthor ComicBook/LexLuthor and other {{mad scientist}}s around probably helps, as well as reverse-engineered alien technology.
21st Dec '15 10:16:54 PM 10-13-2
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TheFuture, but not so far into it that you'd notice except for the abundance of AppliedPhlebotinum. This is often a linear extrapolation of national malaise or existing crises, so American works of the 1970s have endlessly skyrocketing crime and inner urban decay while the 1980s brought the notion that {{Mega Corp}}s and [[JapanTakesOverTheWorld Japan]] would rule the world. When the 1990s came around, the US economy recovered while the Japanese economy tanked; TheGreatPoliticsMessUp and subsequent collapse of many authoritarian communist regimes drastically changed the political picture of both the present and the future. Instead of criminal anarchy or corporate governance, there's a lot more focus on how technology has come to permeate everyday life and challenge long-held conceptions of the individual and society as a whole.
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TheFuture, but not so far into it that you'd notice except for the abundance of AppliedPhlebotinum. This is often a linear extrapolation of national malaise or existing crises, so American works of the 1970s have endlessly skyrocketing crime and inner urban decay [[note]] true enough in places like Detroit, Michigan [[/note]] while the 1980s brought the notion that {{Mega Corp}}s and [[JapanTakesOverTheWorld Japan]] would rule the world.world (yes on the first count, no on the second). When the 1990s came around, the US economy recovered while the Japanese economy tanked; TheGreatPoliticsMessUp and subsequent collapse of many authoritarian communist regimes drastically changed the political picture of both the present and the future. Instead of criminal anarchy or corporate governance, there's a lot more focus on how technology has come to permeate everyday life and challenge long-held conceptions of the individual and society as a whole.
9th Dec '15 8:04:42 PM DeisTheAlcano
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This isn't for literally traveling a short amount of time in the future
* ''WesternAnimation/{{Futurama}}'' pokes fun at this on occasion, in the fact that it takes place 1000 years later, thus the CouchGag in the opening title claimed "YOU CAN'T PROVE IT WON'T HAPPEN!". In the first episode, Suicide Booths also had printed on them "since 2008".
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* ''WesternAnimation/{{Futurama}}'' ''WesternAnimation/{{Futurama}}'' ** The show pokes fun at this on occasion, in the fact that it takes place 1000 years later, thus the CouchGag in the opening title claimed "YOU CAN'T PROVE IT WON'T HAPPEN!". In the first episode, Suicide Booths also had printed on them "since 2008".

* In the new episodes of ''WesternAnimation/GeneratorRex'', Rex is sent six months into the future. The show itself probably starts in a Twenty Minutes Into The Future setting, what with the {{nan|oMachines}}ites and all. One episode featured a working space elevator and the flying transports used by Providence use anti-gravity to stay in the air.
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* In the new episodes of ''WesternAnimation/GeneratorRex'', Rex is sent six months into the future. The show itself probably starts ''WesternAnimation/GeneratorRex'' takes place in a Twenty Minutes Into The Future setting, what with the setting where {{nan|oMachines}}ites and all. One episode are so advanced that they can easily rewrite a person's DNA. The show also featured a working space elevator and the elevator, flying transports used by Providence that use anti-gravity to stay in the air.air, and a cold fusion reactor.
28th Nov '15 9:04:04 AM 4444jdm
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* ''Manga/WanganMidnight'' is set in the year 20XX (according to [[VideoGame/WanganMidnightits arcade game adaptation]]). The manga was first published in 1992, and is still being published to this day (it was ended in late 2012 as ''C1 Runner'' arc). The year allows for cars that were previously nonexistent to be introduced in later chapters of the manga without forcing the story to advance years at a time. After all, how else can you make a Skyline GT-R R34, which started production in 1999, appear in the manga without making everyone age seven years?
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* ''Manga/WanganMidnight'' is set in the year 20XX (according (According to [[VideoGame/WanganMidnightits [[VideoGame/WanganMidnight its arcade game adaptation]]).adaptation]]. The manga doesn't explicitly state that). The manga was first published in 1992, and is still being published to this day (it was ended in late 2012 as ''C1 Runner'' arc). The year allows for cars that were previously nonexistent to be introduced in later chapters of the manga without forcing the story to advance years at a time. After all, how else can you make a Skyline GT-R R34, which started production in 1999, appear in the manga without making everyone age seven years?
28th Nov '15 9:02:21 AM 4444jdm
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* ''Manga/WanganMidnight'' is set in the year 20XX. The manga was first published in 1992, and is still being published to this day. The year allows for cars that were previously nonexistent to be introduced in later chapters of the manga without forcing the story to advance years at a time. After all, how else can you make a Skyline GT-R R34, which started production in 1999, appear in the manga without making everyone age seven years?
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* ''Manga/WanganMidnight'' is set in the year 20XX. 20XX (according to [[VideoGame/WanganMidnightits arcade game adaptation]]). The manga was first published in 1992, and is still being published to this day.day (it was ended in late 2012 as ''C1 Runner'' arc). The year allows for cars that were previously nonexistent to be introduced in later chapters of the manga without forcing the story to advance years at a time. After all, how else can you make a Skyline GT-R R34, which started production in 1999, appear in the manga without making everyone age seven years?years? ** Its ShortStory SpiritualSuccessor, ''Ginkai no Speed Star'', subtly averted this trope.
20th Nov '15 9:36:43 PM TheAmazingBlachman
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->''"''VideoGame/SmashTV'' takes place in the grim, cold future of 1999, only a few short years after the conquest of Earth by the [[VideoGame/RevolutionX New Order Nation]]."''\\ '''''Website/HardcoreGaming101''''', ''[[http://www.hardcoregaming101.net/smashtv/smashtv.htm On SmashTv]]''
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->''"''VideoGame/SmashTV'' takes place in the grim, cold future of 1999, only a few short years after the conquest of Earth by the [[VideoGame/RevolutionX New Order Nation]]."''\\ '''''Website/HardcoreGaming101''''', "'' -->-- '''Website/HardcoreGaming101''', ''[[http://www.hardcoregaming101.net/smashtv/smashtv.htm On SmashTv]]''
19th Nov '15 10:37:37 PM jameygamer
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* Disney/BigHero6 provides the page image, and according to a sign detailing the 95th anniversary of the Golden Gate Bridge takes place sometime around 2032. San Fransokyo is shown being rife with massive turbine kites, highly advanced robotics (of which even Baymax stands out in comparison) to the point where illegal botfighting tournaments are commonplace and even [[spoiler:partially functionable wormhole technology]].
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* Disney/BigHero6 ''Disney/BigHero6'' provides the page image, and according to a sign detailing the 95th anniversary of the Golden Gate Bridge takes place sometime around 2032. San Fransokyo is shown being rife with massive turbine kites, highly advanced robotics (of which even Baymax stands out in comparison) to the point where illegal botfighting tournaments are commonplace and even [[spoiler:partially functionable wormhole technology]].
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