History Main / WetwareCPU

8th Nov '17 9:07:26 AM SeptimusHeap
Is there an issue? Send a Message


* In ''VideoGame/{{Half-Life 2}}'', the Striders actually have organic brains, which the player gets to see when [[CrowningMomentOfAwesome Dog rips one out]] in a scene in ''Episode 2''. Probably the same goes for other Synths used by the Combine.

to:

* In ''VideoGame/{{Half-Life 2}}'', ''VideoGame/HalfLife2'', the Striders actually have organic brains, which the player gets to see when [[CrowningMomentOfAwesome Dog rips one out]] in a scene in ''Episode 2''. Probably the same goes for other Synths used by the Combine.
26th Oct '17 8:04:22 PM DemoralizedAnt
Is there an issue? Send a Message


* Cyborgs and the AI in ''VideoGames/SpaceStation13'' use a human brain plugged into a mind/machine interface as their core processor.

to:

* Cyborgs and the AI in ''VideoGames/SpaceStation13'' ''VideoGame/SpaceStation13'' use a human brain plugged into a mind/machine interface as their core processor.
26th Oct '17 8:03:18 PM DemoralizedAnt
Is there an issue? Send a Message

Added DiffLines:

* Cyborgs and the AI in ''VideoGames/SpaceStation13'' use a human brain plugged into a mind/machine interface as their core processor.
20th Oct '17 12:41:43 AM PaulA
Is there an issue? Send a Message


* Creator/LarryNiven's ''Literature/KnownSpace'' short story "Becalmed in Hell" has the [[BrainInAJar brain jar]] of Eric Donovan, who was mortally wounded in an accident, installed in a spaceship designed to explore Venus.

to:

* Creator/LarryNiven's ''Literature/KnownSpace'' short story "Becalmed in Hell" "Literature/BecalmedInHell" has the [[BrainInAJar brain jar]] of Eric Donovan, who was mortally wounded in an accident, installed in a spaceship designed to explore Venus.
8th Oct '17 7:45:32 PM HeraldAlberich
Is there an issue? Send a Message


* The Aurora Units from ''VideoGame/MetroidPrime 3.'' Unfortunately, being part biological leaves them wide open to [[TheCorruption Phazon...]]

to:

* ''Franchise/{{Metroid}}'':
**
The Aurora Units from ''VideoGame/MetroidPrime 3.'' ''VideoGame/MetroidPrime3Corruption''. Unfortunately, being part biological leaves them wide open to [[TheCorruption Phazon...]]
3rd Oct '17 1:29:45 PM Sark0TAG
Is there an issue? Send a Message


* The fanmade mod "Marathon: Rubicon" features an AI named Haller at the beginning, who is known to be a wetware AI. You are assigned by Durandal to retrieve his wetware chip and send it off in a shuttle to evacuate Haller from his heavily damaged spaceship, ''UESC Chimera''. [[spoiler:However, Tycho later reveals that mission to have been a set-up, as Durandal intercepted the shuttle and in turn cannibalized Haller out of jealousy.]]

to:

* The fanmade mod "Marathon: Rubicon" ''VideoGame/{{Marathon}}: Rubicon'' features an AI named Haller at the beginning, who is known to be a wetware AI. You are assigned by Durandal to retrieve his wetware chip and send it off in a shuttle to evacuate Haller from his heavily damaged spaceship, ''UESC Chimera''. [[spoiler:However, Tycho later reveals that mission to have been a set-up, as Durandal intercepted the shuttle and in turn cannibalized Haller out of jealousy.]]



* The Journeyman Project's first two games utilize electronic "[=BioChips=]" which can be collected to employ certain functions.
** How they actually work is explained in Buried in Time, and is also what the AI Arthur is. Both are made of "Neuro-synaptic polymer gel", essentially synthetic brain networks that allow any computer to get better at its tasks.

to:

* The Journeyman Project's first two games in ''VideoGame/TheJourneymanProject'' series utilize electronic "[=BioChips=]" which can be collected to employ certain functions.
** How they actually work is explained in Buried in Time, and is also what
functions. The second game goes on to explain that the AI Arthur is. Both are made "wetware" part is composed of "Neuro-synaptic "neuro-synaptic polymer gel", essentially synthetic brain networks that allow any computer gel, and Arthur also turns out to get better at its tasks.the be prototype of this technology in one of the time zones you visit.
18th Sep '17 1:56:59 AM KnightofLsama
Is there an issue? Send a Message

Added DiffLines:

** Still further examples. In one episode when he needs some additional processing power, Ishikawa co-opts the brains of some senior citizens at a pachinko palour. He then rigs the machines to temporarily increase their payouts as recompense.
5th Sep '17 5:23:01 AM Mhazard
Is there an issue? Send a Message


* In ''VideoGame/RType'', the R-9C War-Head is piloted by a biological computer made of [[ManInTheMachine amputated pilots linked onto the spacecrafts]], the pilots are contained within a capsule known as Angel Pac. The [=R-9/0=] Ragnarok is also speculated to have used a ''[[PoweredByAForsakenChild 23 year old girl stuck in a biologically 14 year old body]]'' as its biological computer, which the military denied the speculation.

to:

* In ''VideoGame/RType'', the R-9C War-Head is piloted by a biological computer made of [[ManInTheMachine amputated pilots linked onto the spacecrafts]], the pilots are contained within a capsule known as Angel Pac. The [=R-9/0=] Ragnarok is also speculated to have used a ''[[PoweredByAForsakenChild 23 year old girl stuck in a biologically 14 year old body]]'' as its biological computer, in which the military denied the speculation.
5th Sep '17 5:22:23 AM Mhazard
Is there an issue? Send a Message


* In ''VideoGame/RType'', the R-9C War-Head is piloted by a biological computer made of [[ManInTheMachine amputated pilots linked onto the spacecrafts]], the pilots are contained within a capsule known as Angle Pac. The [=R-9/0=] Ragnarok is also speculated to have used a 23 year old girl stuck in a biologically 14 year old body as its biological computer, which the military denied the speculation.

to:

* In ''VideoGame/RType'', the R-9C War-Head is piloted by a biological computer made of [[ManInTheMachine amputated pilots linked onto the spacecrafts]], the pilots are contained within a capsule known as Angle Angel Pac. The [=R-9/0=] Ragnarok is also speculated to have used a ''[[PoweredByAForsakenChild 23 year old girl stuck in a biologically 14 year old body body]]'' as its biological computer, which the military denied the speculation.
25th Aug '17 11:35:37 PM DastardlyDemolition
Is there an issue? Send a Message


--> '''Mr. House''': From what I hear, I'd want to eat at the Gourmand every night... if I were ambulatory.

to:

--> [[spoiler: '''Mr. House''': House''']]: From what I hear, I'd want to eat at the Gourmand every night... if I were ambulatory.
This list shows the last 10 events of 342. Show all.
http://tvtropes.org/pmwiki/article_history.php?article=Main.WetwareCPU