History PlayingWith / SovietSuperscience

20th Apr '15 11:31:09 AM nombretomado
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* '''Played For Drama''': The advance of Soviet technology causes the ColdWar to heat up - and totalitarianism to become much stronger.

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* '''Played For Drama''': The advance of Soviet technology causes the ColdWar UsefulNotes/ColdWar to heat up - and totalitarianism to become much stronger.
1st Jan '15 4:12:48 PM TheLyniezian
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** It's a Soviet propaganda film designed to show what achievements will be made in its future thanks to socialism.

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** It's The work is a Soviet propaganda film designed to show what inspire faith in the achievements will be made in its future thanks to socialism.of socialism, and takes a few liberties with reality for this purpose.
1st Jan '15 4:06:28 PM TheLyniezian
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* '''Enforced''': "Soviet industrial design is so much cooler than American! Why not give the Commies some awesome super-tech to show it off?"

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* '''Enforced''': '''Enforced''':
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"Soviet industrial design is so much cooler than American! Why not give the Commies some awesome super-tech to show it off?"off?"
** It's a Soviet propaganda film designed to show what achievements will be made in its future thanks to socialism.
16th Oct '13 9:18:38 AM Kollega
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* '''Reconstructed''': ...But the Soviets don't mind that, [[WeHaveReserves they have reserves]] and happen to be the ones who built the biggest heavy-lift choppers, transport planes, and amphibious landing craft in the world, so they can compensate.

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But the Soviets don't mind that, [[WeHaveReserves they have reserves]] and happen to be the ones who built the biggest heavy-lift choppers, transport planes, and amphibious landing craft in the world, so they can compensate.compensate.
** However, the dip in the quality of life for the Soviet people is only temporary, and soon cheap energy and improvements in the production of various goods make the quality of life even better than it was before.
8th Oct '13 10:56:58 AM VPhantom
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* '''Deconstructed''': The tech is massively impractical either through being too heavy to use or being so hilariously overpowered that there's no way to use it without friendly fire...

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* '''Deconstructed''': '''Deconstructed''':
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The tech is massively impractical either through being too heavy to use or being so hilariously overpowered that there's no way to use it without friendly fire...
8th Oct '13 7:36:30 AM megarockman
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** The huge amounts of money and resources being poured into such projects means that much less for other aspects of the Soviet economy. The quality of life of the average Soviet citizen suffers as a results.
21st Jul '13 8:34:58 AM Kollega
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* '''Implied''': The story is told from the point of view of the Western defense contractors, and though spies constantly bring news about the products of Soviet Superscience that motivate the protagonists into action, the superscience itself isn't shown on screen.



* '''Reconstructed''': ...But the Soviets don't mind that, [[WeHaveReserves they have reserves]] and happen to be the ones who built the biggest heavy-lift choppers in the world, so they can compensate.

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* '''Reconstructed''': ...But the Soviets don't mind that, [[WeHaveReserves they have reserves]] and happen to be the ones who built the biggest heavy-lift choppers choppers, transport planes, and amphibious landing craft in the world, so they can compensate.



* '''Played For Drama''': The advance of Soviet technology causes the cold war to heat up - and totalitarianism

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* '''Played For Drama''': The advance of Soviet technology causes the cold war ColdWar to heat up - and totalitarianism to become much stronger.



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16th Jul '13 4:49:58 PM VPhantom
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* '''Deconstructed''': The tech is massively impractical either through being too heavy to use or being so hilariously overpowered that there's no way to use it without friendly fire...
* '''Reconstructed''': ...But the Soviets don't mind that, [[WeHaveReserves they have reserves]] and happen to be the ones who built the biggest heavy-lift choppers in the world, so they can compensate.
* '''Plotted A Good Waste''': SovietSuperscience is the first sign that the story is set in an AlternateUniverse.



* '''Plotted A Good Waste''': SovietSuperscience is the first sign that the story is set in an AlternateUniverse.
* '''Deconstructed''': The tech is massively impractical either through being too heavy to use or being so hilariously overpowered that there's no way to use it without friendly fire...
* '''Reconstructed''': ...But the Soviets don't mind that, [[WeHaveReserves they have reserves]] and happen to be the ones who built the biggest heavy-lift choppers in the world, so they can compensate.



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16th Jul '13 9:14:27 AM Lightning4119
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* '''Deconstructed''': The tech is massively impractical either through being too heavy to use or being so hilariously overpowered that there's no way to use it without friendly fire...
* '''Reconstructed''': ...But the Soviets don't mind that, [[WeHaveReserves they have reserves]] and happen to be the ones who built the biggest heavy-lift choppers in the world, so they can compensate.



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29th May '13 1:04:36 PM VPhantom
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* '''Inverted''': The USSR is depicted as technologically backwards due to ideology and/or bureaucracy getting in the way of science.
** The US in the 70s has advanced technology, such as ArtificalLimbs, PoweredArmor, UterineReplicators , [[DesignerBabies genetically engineered humans]], the oldest of who are now teenagers, monstrous hybrid "attack dogs" capable of shrugging off rifle fire even before they put armor on.

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The USSR is depicted as technologically backwards due to ideology and/or bureaucracy getting in the way of science.
** The US in the 70s has advanced technology, such as ArtificalLimbs, ArtificialLimbs, PoweredArmor, UterineReplicators , {{Uterine Replicator}}s, [[DesignerBabies genetically engineered humans]], the oldest of who are now teenagers, monstrous hybrid "attack dogs" capable of shrugging off rifle fire even before they put armor on.
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