History RidiculouslyHumanRobots / VideoGames

14th Aug '16 1:32:12 AM vsing
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* ''VideoGame/Starbound'' has the Glitch, who border on [[ExaggeratedTrope exaggeration]] - despite being entirely mechanical, they need to breathe, sleep, eat and drink, can become poisoned, have two different genders, reproduce sort-of-sexually, can become sick, can become wounded, and patch up their "wounds" with bandages. This is actually [[JustifiedTrope justified]] in-game, though: The Glitch were created as part of a social experiment, and since their long-extinct creators wanted to observe how societies develop over time, the Glitch were designed so that their experiences in life would resemble that of organic creatures as closely as possible. Only a handful of Glitch, including the player character (if you choose Glitch as race), are actually self-aware and even realize they are robots.

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* ''VideoGame/Starbound'' ''VideoGame/{{Starbound}}'' has the Glitch, who border on [[ExaggeratedTrope exaggeration]] - despite being entirely mechanical, they need to breathe, sleep, eat and drink, can become poisoned, have two different genders, reproduce sort-of-sexually, can become sick, can become wounded, and patch up their "wounds" with bandages. This is actually [[JustifiedTrope justified]] in-game, though: The Glitch were created as part of a social experiment, and since their long-extinct creators wanted to observe how societies develop over time, the Glitch were designed so that their experiences in life would resemble that of organic creatures as closely as possible. Only a handful of Glitch, including the player character (if you choose Glitch as race), are actually self-aware and even realize they are robots.
14th Aug '16 1:30:55 AM vsing
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* ''VideoGame/Starbound'' has the Glitch, who border on [[ExaggeratedTrope exaggeration]] - despite being entirely mechanical, they need to breathe, sleep, eat and drink, can become poisoned, have two different genders, reproduce sort-of-sexually, can become sick, can become wounded, and patch up their "wounds" with bandages. This is actually [[JustifiedTrope justified]] in-game, though: The Glitch were created as part of a social experiment, and since their long-extinct creators wanted to observe how societies develop over time, the Glitch were designed so that their experiences in life would resemble that of organic creatures as closely as possible. Only a handful of Glitch, including the player character (if you choose Glitch as race), are actually self-aware and even realize they are robots.
28th Jul '16 12:30:09 PM Morgenthaler
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* BinaryDomain uses this trope both tragically and disturbingly. A plot point is that some people are actually robots so lifelike that they don't even know they are one. The stress from finding out causes them to die. [[spoiler: In fact they are so lifelike they can have children which are HalfHumanHybrids. Which is all a plan to cause TheSingularity.]]

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* BinaryDomain ''VideoGame/BinaryDomain'' uses this trope both tragically and disturbingly. A plot point is that some people are actually robots so lifelike that they don't even know they are one. The stress from finding out causes them to die. [[spoiler: In fact they are so lifelike they can have children which are HalfHumanHybrids. Which is all a plan to cause TheSingularity.]]
6th Jul '16 1:22:56 AM morenohijazo
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* ''VideoGame/TheTalosPrinciple'': All the AI bots, at least those evolved enough to leave QR messages, have very human traits. Justified as [[spoiler: making a robot with a human-like mentality is the point of the simulation]].
12th Jun '16 9:56:57 PM ElectroKraken
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** It's not just the Synths, either. Some actual robots in the Commonwealth display surprisingly human-like opinions, beliefs and capabilities. Cogsworth and Curie, [[SuperPoweredRobotMeterMaid Mr. Handy variants]], both act with incredibly human-like personalities. [[spoiler: Curie even asks you to upload her into the body of a Synth so she can become ''more'' human, and can be romanced after doing so.]]. The town of Goodneighbor includes [=KL-E-O=], an Assaultron chassis war-droid that has come to think of herself as a woman, [[ItIsDehumanizing angrily correcting anyone who doesn't refer to her as such]], and quite convincingly conveying a "sassy" tone through frequent and precise uses of innuendos. Another female-identifying robot, Ada, becomes a companion in the Automatron [=DLC=], asking for the player's help in seeking revenge on whoever unleashed the {{killer robot}}s that killed her creator.

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** It's not just the Synths, either. Some actual robots in the Commonwealth display surprisingly human-like opinions, beliefs and capabilities. Cogsworth Codsworth and Curie, [[SuperPoweredRobotMeterMaid Mr. Handy variants]], both act with incredibly human-like personalities. [[spoiler: Curie even asks you to upload her into the body of a Synth so she can become ''more'' human, and can be romanced after doing so.]]. The town of Goodneighbor includes [=KL-E-O=], an Assaultron chassis war-droid that has come to think of herself as a woman, [[ItIsDehumanizing angrily correcting anyone who doesn't refer to her as such]], and quite convincingly conveying a "sassy" tone through frequent and precise uses of innuendos. Another female-identifying robot, Ada, becomes a companion in the Automatron [=DLC=], asking for the player's help in seeking revenge on whoever unleashed the {{killer robot}}s that killed her creator.
7th Jun '16 8:11:07 PM Willbyr
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* [[spoiler:Luna]] in ''VirtuesLastReward''- that's [[TheReveal why]] [[spoiler:her]] name is spoilered. There's room for argument that [[spoiler:she]]'s JustAMachine, but not much. [[spoiler:She shows compassion for other life frequently, even in circumstances where it would be dangerous to do so. She enjoys being in nature, and (as shown in her private password) loves Sigma. Even her obedience towards Akane isn't ironclad- she ''can'' choose to disobey orders, but doing so will mean her deactivation.]]
** This is [[JustifiedTrope justified]] within game by the fact that the game actually takes place [[spoiler:in the year 2074]]. Not only that, but one of the hidden files talks about the [[spoiler:GOL-EMs, the name for the robots, and how exactly they're made to be so human that they're almost impossible to tell apart from actual humans]]. This point is further expanded upon in game when you talk to one of the robots and he uses The Chinese Room as a basis for the fact that,[[MindFuck can you really claim the robots and humans are different considering the fact that robots are programmed to be like humans, while humans themselves, on a anatomic level, aren't doing anything but pulling information from their "brain network", just like how robots themselves act human]]. This is actually a pretty legitimate argument, and one that's pretty widely debated over.

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* [[spoiler:Luna]] in ''VirtuesLastReward''- ''VisualNovel/VirtuesLastReward''- that's [[TheReveal why]] [[spoiler:her]] name is spoilered. There's room for argument that [[spoiler:she]]'s JustAMachine, but not much. [[spoiler:She shows compassion for other life frequently, even in circumstances where it would be dangerous to do so. She enjoys being in nature, and (as shown in her private password) loves Sigma. Even her obedience towards Akane isn't ironclad- she ''can'' choose to disobey orders, but doing so will mean her deactivation.]]
** This is [[JustifiedTrope justified]] within game {{justified|Trope}} in-game by the fact that the game actually takes place [[spoiler:in the year 2074]]. Not only that, but one of the hidden files talks about the [[spoiler:GOL-EMs, the name for the robots, and how exactly they're made to be so human that they're almost impossible to tell apart from actual humans]]. This point is further expanded upon in game when you talk to one of the robots and he uses The Chinese Room as a basis for the fact that,[[MindFuck can you really claim the robots and humans are different considering the fact that robots are programmed to be like humans, while humans themselves, on a anatomic level, aren't doing anything but pulling information from their "brain network", just like how robots themselves act human]]. This is actually a pretty legitimate argument, and one that's pretty widely debated over.
12th May '16 11:12:25 PM WanderingBrowser
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* These robots play a major role in ''VideoGame/{{Fallout 4}}'', which takes place in the Commonwealth. Called "Synths" (short for "synthetic human"), they range from the crude mechanical skeletons of the Generation 1 series, to the "completely indistinguishable from humans" Gen 3's. The latter group are [[ParanoiaFuel particularly worrisome]] for the local populace since The Insitute (the faction that makes the Synths) use them as infiltrators, and have even been known to [[KillAndReplace kidnap people and replace them with copies]].
%% To make matters even more complicated, the higher-end synths themselves are not mindless tools (at least the Gen 3's and some of the Gen 2's). Some flee from the Institue's c

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* These robots play a major role in ''VideoGame/{{Fallout 4}}'', which takes place in the Commonwealth. Called "Synths" (short for "synthetic human"), they range from the crude mechanical skeletons of the Generation 1 series, to the "completely indistinguishable from humans" Gen 3's. The latter group are [[ParanoiaFuel particularly worrisome]] for the local populace since The Insitute (the faction that makes the Synths) use them as infiltrators, and have even been known to [[KillAndReplace kidnap people and replace them with copies]]. \n%% To make matters even more complicated, the higher-end synths themselves are not mindless tools (at least the Gen 3's and some of the Gen 2's). Some flee from the Institue's ccruelty and try to disguise themselves as ordinary people and just live ordinary lives.
** It's not just the Synths, either. Some actual robots in the Commonwealth display surprisingly human-like opinions, beliefs and capabilities. Cogsworth and Curie, [[SuperPoweredRobotMeterMaid Mr. Handy variants]], both act with incredibly human-like personalities. [[spoiler: Curie even asks you to upload her into the body of a Synth so she can become ''more'' human, and can be romanced after doing so.]]. The town of Goodneighbor includes [=KL-E-O=], an Assaultron chassis war-droid that has come to think of herself as a woman, [[ItIsDehumanizing angrily correcting anyone who doesn't refer to her as such]], and quite convincingly conveying a "sassy" tone through frequent and precise uses of innuendos. Another female-identifying robot, Ada, becomes a companion in the Automatron [=DLC=], asking for the player's help in seeking revenge on whoever unleashed the {{killer robot}}s that killed her creator.
21st Apr '16 1:26:13 PM erforce
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* Mostly in homage to the ''Film/{{Terminator}}'' example, the titular robots in ''VisualNovel/{{Snatcher}}'' are insanely powerful robotic skeletons covered in artificial skin - their AchillesHeel, in that it turns cancerous far too quickly when exposed to sunlight. While they are incapable of perceiving things which require actual human perception (such as identifying optical illusions), they appear to feel emotions and act quite a lot like human religious fanatics. They run their own hospitals and biotechnology institutions on the sly, while imitating a real human perfectly to the point of being able to bleed and (it is implied) have sex. They even have a religious obsession with the Kremlin, and herald Dr. Modnar, their inventor, as their god.

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* Mostly in homage to the ''Film/{{Terminator}}'' ''Franchise/{{Terminator}}'' example, the titular robots in ''VisualNovel/{{Snatcher}}'' are insanely powerful robotic skeletons covered in artificial skin - their AchillesHeel, in that it turns cancerous far too quickly when exposed to sunlight. While they are incapable of perceiving things which require actual human perception (such as identifying optical illusions), they appear to feel emotions and act quite a lot like human religious fanatics. They run their own hospitals and biotechnology institutions on the sly, while imitating a real human perfectly to the point of being able to bleed and (it is implied) have sex. They even have a religious obsession with the Kremlin, and herald Dr. Modnar, their inventor, as their god.
16th Apr '16 2:37:34 AM Morgenthaler
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* Roberta Rossum in ''TheSims 2'' for PSP. Particularly when compared to other robots in the franchise, who tend more towards '50s sci-fi designs.

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* Roberta Rossum in ''TheSims 2'' ''VideoGame/TheSims2'' for PSP. Particularly when compared to other robots in the franchise, who tend more towards '50s sci-fi designs.
5th Apr '16 12:29:41 PM superkeijikun
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** the claptraps may count with there human behaviors.

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** the claptraps Claptrap and others of his make and model may count with there human behaviors.also count, since they behave in a very human-like fashion.
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