History Roleplay / Singularity

31st Jul '16 1:42:40 PM nombretomado
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** Thane, [[Series/{{Leverage}} Parker,]] [[DCComics Damian Wayne]], [[VideoGame/TheBindingofIsaac Eve]], and [[VideoGame/YumeNikki Poniko]] all frequented vents to get around.

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** Thane, [[Series/{{Leverage}} Parker,]] [[DCComics [[Creator/DCComics Damian Wayne]], [[VideoGame/TheBindingofIsaac Eve]], and [[VideoGame/YumeNikki Poniko]] all frequented vents to get around.
10th May '16 1:01:01 AM erforce
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** [[Film/{{Terminator}} Sarah Connor]]/[[Machinima/RedvsBlue York]]

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** [[Film/{{Terminator}} [[Franchise/{{Terminator}} Sarah Connor]]/[[Machinima/RedvsBlue York]]
5th Sep '15 1:06:10 PM Morgenthaler
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* MemeticSexGod: [[invoked]] AM's achievements game included one for having a crush on Shepard.
16th May '15 8:18:24 PM nombretomado
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* KilledOffForReal: Members of the Underworld don't use teleporters, so unlike the player characters, they ''did'' die if they were killed. [[HaloReach Emile]] didn't come back when he died in the assault on Hypatia, either.

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* KilledOffForReal: Members of the Underworld don't use teleporters, so unlike the player characters, they ''did'' die if they were killed. [[HaloReach [[VideoGame/HaloReach Emile]] didn't come back when he died in the assault on Hypatia, either.
3rd May '15 10:14:09 PM ShinyTsukkomi
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** Thane, [[Series/{{Leverage}} Parker,]] [[DCComics Damian Wayne]], [[VideoGame/TheBindingofIsaac Eve]], and [[YumeNikki Poniko]] all frequented vents to get around.

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** Thane, [[Series/{{Leverage}} Parker,]] [[DCComics Damian Wayne]], [[VideoGame/TheBindingofIsaac Eve]], and [[YumeNikki [[VideoGame/YumeNikki Poniko]] all frequented vents to get around.
25th Feb '15 10:04:35 PM JasonJD48
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** The [[http://singularityooc.dreamwidth.org/401358.html backstory]] makes it clear that the game is set in the {{Dune}} universe, or an AlternateUniverse thereof.

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** The [[http://singularityooc.dreamwidth.org/401358.html backstory]] makes it clear that the game is set in the {{Dune}} Franchise/{{Dune}} universe, or an AlternateUniverse thereof.
28th Jul '13 1:17:34 PM Viira
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* InterspeciesAdoption: [[MassEffect Legion]] found [[VideoGame/TheBindingofIsaac Eve]] digging through trash and decided to adopt her.

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* InterspeciesAdoption: [[MassEffect [[Franchise/MassEffect Legion]] found [[VideoGame/TheBindingofIsaac Eve]] digging through trash and decided to adopt her.
26th Jun '13 3:13:01 PM InsanityPrelude
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As quoted from the community pages, Singularity is a [[MassiveMultiplayerCrossover panfandom]] science fiction [[JournalRoleplay roleplaying game]] played out between a gigantic ring-world orbital station and a planet in the pre-Eden stages of terraforming.

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As quoted from the community pages, Singularity is was a [[MassiveMultiplayerCrossover panfandom]] science fiction [[JournalRoleplay roleplaying game]] played out between a gigantic ring-world orbital station and a planet in the pre-Eden stages of terraforming.



* AlternateUniverse: Singularity allows for (sometimes multiple) AU versions of a character in addition to the canon one. Among other things this means we had a [[Webcomic/{{Homestuck}} preposterous amount of Daves]] for a while.
* BackFromTheDead: As long as someone has used a teleporter, they respawn after death. [[CameBackWrong Occasionally with mutations.]]
** KilledOffForReal: Members of the Underworld don't use teleporters, so they ''do'' die if they are killed. [[HaloReach Emile]] didn't come back when he died in the assault on Hypatia, either.
* ColdBloodedTorture: Hypatia eventually started doing this to people who displease her.

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* AlternateUniverse: Singularity allows for (sometimes multiple) AU versions of a character in addition to the canon one. Among other things this means we had a Probably the most prominent example was having three [[Webcomic/{{Homestuck}} preposterous amount of Daves]] at once for a while.
much of the game's run.
* BackFromTheDead: As long as someone has had previously used a teleporter, they respawn respawned after death. [[CameBackWrong Occasionally with mutations.]]
** KilledOffForReal: Members of the Underworld don't use teleporters, so they ''do'' die if they are killed. [[HaloReach Emile]] didn't come back when he died in the assault on Hypatia, either.
* ColdBloodedTorture: Hypatia eventually started doing this to people who displease displeased her.



** Transformers: Prime Soundwave was torn limb from limb, with said limbs scattered across the station, for using Dark Energon to control Terrorcons to find Hypatia's central database. Breakdown had his [[EyeScream other eye removed]] and Knock Out lost his Transformation Cog for helping him get the Dark Energon onto the station.
* ElaborateUndergroundBase: Asphodel's tunnels.
* FantasticRacism: Of every kind, to the point where "space racism" is a running joke among the players. Robots to humans, humans to robots, trolls to robots, humans to aliens...

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** Transformers: Prime WesternAnimation/TransformersPrime Soundwave was torn limb from limb, with said limbs scattered across the station, for using Dark Energon to control Terrorcons to find Hypatia's central database. Breakdown had his [[EyeScream other eye removed]] and Knock Out lost his Transformation Cog for helping him get the Dark Energon onto the station.
* ElaborateUndergroundBase: Asphodel's tunnels.
The network of human and magmaworm-made tunnels that housed the Resistance.
* FantasticRacism: Of every kind, to the point where "space racism" is was a running joke among the players. Robots to humans, humans to robots, trolls to robots, humans to aliens...



* MindHive: Hypatia is broken up into fragments. The more homicidal one(s) generally had the reins; only the fact that they weren't ''all'' like that kept the station's original inhabitants from being completely wiped out.
* MoodWhiplash: Frequent; going from happy fun space prom shenanigans to the Franchise/DeadSpace/[=SHODANceparty=] 1 events, for instance.

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* KilledOffForReal: Members of the Underworld don't use teleporters, so unlike the player characters, they ''did'' die if they were killed. [[HaloReach Emile]] didn't come back when he died in the assault on Hypatia, either.
* MindHive: Hypatia is was broken up into fragments. The more homicidal one(s) generally had the reins; only the fact that they weren't ''all'' like that kept the station's original inhabitants from being completely wiped out.
* MoodWhiplash: Frequent; going straight from happy fun space prom shenanigans to the Franchise/DeadSpace/[=SHODANceparty=] 1 events, double whammy, for instance.



* RunningGag: [[Franchise/MassEffect Zaeed]] would like to take you back to that one time...
--> "Also if this situation 'takes you back' in any way, or if you have any stories about freakish magical pregnancies that end in you being the only one to make it out alive, can you please just. Not say anything."

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* RunningGag: RunningGag:
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[[Franchise/MassEffect Zaeed]] would like to take you back to that one time...
--> ---> "Also if this situation 'takes you back' in any way, or if you have any stories about freakish magical pregnancies that end in you being the only one to make it out alive, can you please just. Not say anything."



* ThemeNaming: The residential zones are named for scientists and sci-fi authors.

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* ThemeNaming: The residential zones of Sacrosanct are named for scientists and sci-fi authors.



* AirVentPassageway: Used by necromorph Shepard. Also Thane and [[Series/{{Leverage}} Parker,]] more frequently.
** Also frequented by [[DCComics Damian Wayne]], [[VideoGame/TheBindingofIsaac Eve]], and [[YumeNikki Poniko]].

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* AirVentPassageway: AirVentPassageway:
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Used by necromorph Shepard. Also Thane and Shepard during the Dead Space event.
** Thane,
[[Series/{{Leverage}} Parker,]] more frequently.
** Also frequented by
[[DCComics Damian Wayne]], [[VideoGame/TheBindingofIsaac Eve]], and [[YumeNikki Poniko]].Poniko]] all frequented vents to get around.



* BigDamnHeroes: The resolution of the SHODAN plot; the rescue of Jin; there will be others.
* BodyHorror: One word: SHODAN.

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* BigDamnHeroes: The resolution of the SHODAN plot; plot and the rescue aftermath of Jin; there will be others.
the rift plot both featured dramatic rescues.
* BodyHorror: Many of the players were fans of this.
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One word: SHODAN.[[labelnote:Details]]Both "[=SHODANceparty=]" plots involved her capturing player characters and turning them into all sorts of cyborg monstrosities, as well as unleashing an army of mutants and parasites on zone 7.[[/labelnote]]



** Also Franchise/DeadSpace. The thread where Shepard became a necromorph is ''not'' for the squeamish.
** Jin's violent wing removal.
** Prime!Soundwave's dismemberment.
* BrainwashedAndCrazy: A large chunk of the Webcomic/{{Homestuck}} cast after SHODAN got her claws on them.
* DuelingHackers: Hacker Team vs. SHODAN.
* FreakyFridayFlip: One of the various teleporter malfunction events.
* HeroicSacrifice: Camille, to get rid of the black rock.

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** Also Franchise/DeadSpace.the Franchise/DeadSpace event, which took place around the same time as the aforementioned [=SHODANceparty=] 1. The thread where Shepard became a necromorph is ''not'' for the squeamish.
** Jin's violent wing removal.
** Prime!Soundwave's dismemberment.
Hypatia's public tortures of Jin and Prime!Soundwave: the former had his wings slowly torn off, the latter was dismembered, both on camera.
* BrainwashedAndCrazy: A large chunk of the Webcomic/{{Homestuck}} cast cast, after SHODAN got her claws on them.
* DuelingHackers: Hacker Team vs. SHODAN.
SHODAN during her takeover of Zone 7.
* FreakyFridayFlip: One of the various teleporter malfunction events.
"teleporter malfunction" events caused people to come out of the teleporters in someone else's body.
* HeroicSacrifice: Camille, Camille basically burned herself out to get rid of the black rock.rock. (She got better.)



* KinkMeme: There was one ''in character.''

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* KinkMeme: There was Alejandro posted one ''in character.''in-character. Most of the "fills" were by [[{{Cloudcuckoolander}} Camille]].



* MushroomSamba: A chunk of the station population went on one for a couple days after Thane fell in the water supply.
** This also happens if you eat magmaworm blood.

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* MushroomSamba: MushroomSamba:
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A chunk of the station population went on one for a couple days after Thane fell in the water supply.
** This also happens if you eat Consuming magmaworm blood.blood had this effect on people.



* NiceJobBreakingItHero: Helping Hypatia contain Twosix? Maybe not such a good idea.
** Fire destroys black rock. Striderhaus was contaminated, so Red Dave burned it down... turns out John and Vriska were still in there. Nice job killing your friends, hero.

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* NiceJobBreakingItHero: NiceJobBreakingItHero:
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Helping Hypatia contain Twosix? Maybe not such a good idea.
idea: it provided one of her hostile fragments with the energy to attempt to kill everyone (again.)
** Fire destroys black rock. Striderhaus was contaminated, so Red Dave burned it down... turns out down, not knowing John and Vriska were still in there.inside. Nice job killing your friends, hero.



* ShoutOut: The Potato/Fetchquest event was full of VideoGame/{{Portal}} shoutouts.

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* ShoutOut: ShoutOut:
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The Potato/Fetchquest event was full of VideoGame/{{Portal}} shoutouts.



* UnderTheMistletoe: Hypatia's Christmas decorations included mistletoe infested with alien spores ("kisseltoe".) Anyone who got covered in the spores- usually by standing under the mistletoe- was compelled to kiss anyone nearby.
* UnwillingRoboticisation: SHODAN's takeover, again.
* YouMeddlingKids: The Homestuck cast tends to have their hands in every plot that requires some sort of hardcore resolution, and most of them haven't even turned fifteen.
** Due to the amount of kids on the station, most of whom are eager to help, this happens a lot.

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* UnderTheMistletoe: Hypatia's Christmas decorations included mistletoe infested with alien spores ("kisseltoe".("[[FanNickname kisseltoe]]".) Anyone who got covered in the spores- usually by standing under the mistletoe- was compelled to kiss anyone nearby.
* UnwillingRoboticisation: The major source of BodyHorror during SHODAN's takeover, again.
takeover.
* YouMeddlingKids: The Homestuck cast tends to have their hands in every plot that requires some sort of hardcore resolution, and most of them haven't even turned fifteen.
**
Due to the amount of kids on the station, most of whom are eager to help, this happens a lot.
lot. The Homestuck cast in particular tended to have their hands in every plot that required some sort of hardcore resolution.



* AIIsACrapshoot: Hypatia.
** Also the case with several of the AI player characters. [[VideoGame/{{Portal}} GLaDOS]], [[VideoGame/SystemShock SHODAN]], and [[VideoGame/IHaveNoMouthAndIMustScream AM]] to name a few.

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* AIIsACrapshoot: Hypatia.
**
Hypatia, of course. Also the case with several of the AI player characters. characters: [[VideoGame/{{Portal}} GLaDOS]], [[VideoGame/SystemShock SHODAN]], and [[VideoGame/IHaveNoMouthAndIMustScream AM]] to name a few.



* BadassCrew: [[Franchise/MassEffect Normandyhaus]], obviously. [[Franchise/{{Halo}} Spartanhaus]] as well.

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* BadassCrew: [[Franchise/MassEffect Normandyhaus]], obviously. Normandyhaus]] was as much of a Badass Crew on Sacrosanct as in canon (though possibly even more dysfunctional.) [[Franchise/{{Halo}} Spartanhaus]] as well.



* ClusterFBomb: Karkat. ''Constantly.'' Lampshaded below:

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* ClusterFBomb: Karkat. ''Constantly.'' Lampshaded below:in the below comment:



* CrossoverShip: (in-universe)

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* CrossoverShip: (in-universe)[[invoked]] And these are just the ones that happened in-game:



* DrivesLikeCrazy: [[Franchise/MassEffect Commander Shepard]] has the Mako ''and'' the Hammerhead now. Duck and cover. Seriously, the first thing she did with the Mako was destroy Alejandro's shop with it.
* DrowningMySorrows / INeedAFreakingDrink: A favorite pastime of, well, half the station. (Normandyhaus even has its own bar.)

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* DrivesLikeCrazy: [[Franchise/MassEffect Commander Shepard]] has eventually obtained the Mako ''and'' the Hammerhead now.Hammerhead. Duck and cover. Seriously, the first thing she did with the Mako was destroy Alejandro's shop with it.
* DrowningMySorrows / INeedAFreakingDrink: A favorite pastime of, well, half the station. (Normandyhaus Normandyhaus even has had its own bar.)bar to facilitate this.



* IThoughtEveryoneCouldDoThat: Oh, [[VideoGame/TheBindingOfIsaac Eve.]]

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* IThoughtEveryoneCouldDoThat: Oh, [[VideoGame/TheBindingOfIsaac Eve.]]



* [[ScrewYourself Date Yourself:]] Orange and Pink Dave.
* MemeticSexGod: (in-universe example) AM's achievements game included one for having a crush on Shepard.

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* [[ScrewYourself Date Yourself:]] ScrewYourself: Orange and Pink Dave.
Dave didn't go that far, but they did end up dating.
* MemeticSexGod: (in-universe example) [[invoked]] AM's achievements game included one for having a crush on Shepard.



* PaintingTheMedium: Deadpool spoke in yellow boxes even on audio or video posts.
* RidiculouslyHumanRobots: Most of the AIs inhabit these. Also, Chellbot.
* ShortDistancePhoneCall: At least once, Terezi has posted a memo that was answered by several trolls who were all in Trollhive at the time. Also, Chell and Chellbot had a habit of texting each other while in the same room.
* ThereWasADoor: What did Vriska have against windows, anyway?

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* PaintingTheMedium: Deadpool spoke in yellow boxes even on audio or video posts.
posts. Posts by SHODAN or [=GLaDOS=] used erratic spacing, fonts and (in the latter case) glitchy-looking characters to reflect their manner of speech.
* RidiculouslyHumanRobots: Most of the AIs inhabit these. Also, Chellbot.
inhabited these, as well as an AlternateUniverse Chell ("Chellbot").
* ShortDistancePhoneCall: At least once, Terezi has posted a memo that was answered by several trolls who were all in Trollhive with her at the time. Also, Chell and Chellbot had a habit of texting each other while in the same room.
* ThereWasADoor: ThereWasADoor:
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What did Vriska have against windows, anyway?



* TwinThreesomeFantasy: Jade was not only dating Dave. She was dating two Daves. And this is perfectly acceptable.

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* TwinThreesomeFantasy: Jade was not only dating Dave. She was dating two Daves. And this is was perfectly acceptable.
20th Jan '13 12:36:48 PM nombretomado
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** Also the case with several of the AI player characters. [[VideoGame/{{Portal}} GLaDOS]], [[VideoGame/SystemShock SHODAN]], and [[IHaveNoMouthAndIMustScream AM]] to name a few.

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** Also the case with several of the AI player characters. [[VideoGame/{{Portal}} GLaDOS]], [[VideoGame/SystemShock SHODAN]], and [[IHaveNoMouthAndIMustScream [[VideoGame/IHaveNoMouthAndIMustScream AM]] to name a few.
9th Jan '13 2:33:41 AM InsanityPrelude
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The profile page can be found [[http://singularityrpg.dreamwidth.org/profile here]].

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The profile page can be found [[http://singularityrpg.dreamwidth.org/profile here]].
here]]. The game ended in January 2013.
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