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2nd Jul '16 3:01:55 PM Arivne
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*** Bokshee is a man who guides the {{PC}}s across the AfterTheEnd landscape of ''TabletopGame/GammaWorld''. This is a reference to Creator/RalphBakshi, who led moviegoers through a similar post-apocalyptic world in his film ''WesternAnimation/{{Wizards}}''.

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*** Bokshee is a man who guides the {{PC}}s across the AfterTheEnd landscape of ''TabletopGame/GammaWorld''. This is a reference to Creator/RalphBakshi, who led moviegoers through a similar mutant-filled post-apocalyptic world in his film ''WesternAnimation/{{Wizards}}''.
2nd Jul '16 2:49:06 PM Arivne
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*** Bokshee is a man who guides the {{PC}}s across the AfterTheEnd landscape of ''TabletopGame/GammaWorld''. This is a reference to Creator/RalphBakshi, who led moviegoers through a similar post-apocalyptic world in the film ''WesternAnimation/{{Wizards}}''.

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*** Bokshee is a man who guides the {{PC}}s across the AfterTheEnd landscape of ''TabletopGame/GammaWorld''. This is a reference to Creator/RalphBakshi, who led moviegoers through a similar post-apocalyptic world in the his film ''WesternAnimation/{{Wizards}}''.
2nd Jul '16 2:48:31 PM Arivne
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** 1986 module [=GW6=] ''Alpha Factor''
*** Rakees are mutated flying squirrels who can't be killed. They're taken from Rocky the Flying Squirrel, who appeared in the ''WesternAnimation/RockyAndBullwinkle'' show.
*** Bokshee is a man who guides the {{PC}}s across the AfterTheEnd landscape of ''TabletopGame/GammaWorld''. This is a reference to Creator/RalphBakshi, who led moviegoers through a similar post-apocalyptic world in the film ''WesternAnimation/{{Wizards}}''.
2nd Jul '16 2:37:13 PM Arivne
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** Original 1981 rules booklet. The Treasure List at the end of the book had a number of references to other works.
*** A "pleasure globe" that gave the holder pleasurable sensations. The 1973 movie ''Film/{{Sleeper}}'' had such a device in use by a future U.S. society.
*** A "Mama" doll. Near the end of the original 1968 ''Film/PlanetOfTheApes1968'' movie, a doll that said "Mama" appeared as evidence that humans could once speak.

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** Original 1981 rules booklet. The Treasure List at the end of the book had has a number of references to other works.
*** A "pleasure globe" that gave gives the holder pleasurable sensations. The 1973 movie ''Film/{{Sleeper}}'' had has such a device in use by a future U.S. society.
*** A "Mama" doll. Near the end of the original 1968 ''Film/PlanetOfTheApes1968'' movie, a doll that said says "Mama" appeared appears as evidence that humans could once speak.



*** A tuba that had mashed flat by a steamroller. In the 1978 ''Series/{{MASH}}'' episode "The Smell of Music" Major Winchester's French Horn is crushed flat by a steamroller.

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*** A tuba that had has mashed flat by a steamroller. In the 1978 ''Series/{{MASH}}'' episode "The Smell of Music" Major Winchester's French Horn is crushed flat by a steamroller.
2nd Jul '16 2:16:15 PM Arivne
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** 1983 edition boxed set "Adventure Booklet". One of the buildings in the destroyed city of Pitz Burke (Pittsburg) is Rossum's Universal Robots A&W Division. It once belonged to the RUR Corporation, which made almost 40% of the robots in the world before the Social Wars and the end of the world. This is a reference to Rossum's Universal Robots in Karl Capek's play ''Theatre/{{RUR}}'', which also manufactured robots.

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** 1983 edition boxed set "Adventure Booklet". One of the buildings in the destroyed city of Pitz Burke (Pittsburg) is Rossum's Universal Robots A&W Division. It once belonged to the RUR Corporation, which made almost 40% of the robots in the world before the Social Wars and the end of the world.civilization. This is a reference to Rossum's Universal Robots in Karl Capek's play ''Theatre/{{RUR}}'', which also manufactured robots.
2nd Jul '16 2:15:30 PM Arivne
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** 1983 edition boxed set "Adventure Booklet". One of the buildings in the destroyed city of Pitz Burke (Pittsburg) is Rossum's Universal Robots A&W Division. It once belonged to the RUR Corporation, which made almost 40% of the robots in the world before the Social Wars and the end of the world. This is a reference to the Rossum's Universal Robots in Karl Capek's play ''Theatre/{{RUR}}'', which also manufactured robots.

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** 1983 edition boxed set "Adventure Booklet". One of the buildings in the destroyed city of Pitz Burke (Pittsburg) is Rossum's Universal Robots A&W Division. It once belonged to the RUR Corporation, which made almost 40% of the robots in the world before the Social Wars and the end of the world. This is a reference to the Rossum's Universal Robots in Karl Capek's play ''Theatre/{{RUR}}'', which also manufactured robots.
2nd Jul '16 2:11:53 PM Arivne
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** Module ''Famine in Far-Go''. The {{PC}}s can find a book with the word "Gamma" in its title (a self-reference to the ''TabletopGame/GammaWorld'' game) that has an ID card inside it used as a bookmark. The ID card has a {{Hologram}} of a bearded man with the inscription "Executive Pass, E.G.G., Pres." This is a reference to E. Gary Gygax, then President of the company TSR that created the ''TabletopGame/GammaWorld'' game.

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** Module ''Famine in Far-Go''. The {{PC}}s can find a book with the word "Gamma" in its title (a self-reference to the ''TabletopGame/GammaWorld'' game) that has an ID card inside it used as a bookmark. The ID card has with a {{Hologram}} of a bearded man with and the inscription "Executive Pass, E.G.G., Pres." This is a reference to E. Gary Gygax, then President of the company TSR that created the ''TabletopGame/GammaWorld'' game.
2nd Jul '16 2:10:21 PM Arivne
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*** A "Rollerball" trophy (from the original 1975 movie ''Film/{{Rollerball}}.

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*** A "Rollerball" trophy (from the original 1975 movie ''Film/{{Rollerball}}.''Film/{{Rollerball}}'').
2nd Jul '16 2:08:28 PM Arivne
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** Original 1981 rules booklet. The Treasure List at the end of the book had a number of references to other works.
*** A "pleasure globe" that gave the holder pleasurable sensations. The 1973 movie ''Film/{{Sleeper}}'' had such a device in use by a future U.S. society.
*** A "Mama" doll. Near the end of the original 1968 ''Film/PlanetOfTheApes1968'' movie, a doll that said "Mama" appeared as evidence that humans could once speak.
*** A "Rollerball" trophy (from the original 1975 movie ''Film/{{Rollerball}}.
*** A tuba that had mashed flat by a steamroller. In the 1978 ''Series/{{MASH}}'' episode "The Smell of Music" Major Winchester's French Horn is crushed flat by a steamroller.
2nd Jul '16 1:48:55 PM Arivne
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*** The planet Cobol is a vast tomb whose population mysteriously disappeared long ago (''Series/BattlestarGalactica1978''). In the episode "Lost Planet of the Gods" the fugitive Colonial fleet arrived at the planet Kobol where humanity originated. The ancestors of the original 13 Colonies left Kobol, leaving its cities deserted).

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*** The planet Cobol is a vast tomb whose population mysteriously disappeared long ago (''Series/BattlestarGalactica1978''). ago. In the ''Series/BattlestarGalactica1978'' episode "Lost Planet of the Gods" Gods", the fugitive Colonial fleet arrived at the planet Kobol where humanity originated. The ancestors of the original 13 Colonies left Kobol, leaving its cities deserted).



*** The space subsector map that the game uses to list the star systems in a subsector is clearly based on similar sheets from the Classic ''TabletopGame/{{Traveller}}''.

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*** The space subsector map that the game uses to list the star systems in a subsector is clearly based on similar sheets from the Classic ''TabletopGame/{{Traveller}}''.''TabletopGame/{{Traveller}}'' TabletopGame.



*** The Lucky Lady Casino hosts fizban games (a combination of the fictional card game "fizzbin" from the ''Series/StarTrekTheOriginalSeries'' episode "A Piece of the Action" and the character Fizban from the ''TabletopGame/DungeonsAndDragons'' ''TabletopGame/{{Dragonlance}}'' setting).

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*** The Lucky Lady Casino hosts fizban games (a combination of the fictional card game "fizzbin" from the ''Series/StarTrekTheOriginalSeries'' episode "A "[[php/Recap/StarTrekS2E17APieceOfTheAction A Piece of the Action" Action]]" and the character Fizban from the ''TabletopGame/DungeonsAndDragons'' ''TabletopGame/{{Dragonlance}}'' setting).



* The "Freedom City" setting for ''MutantsAndMasterminds'' superhero RPG.

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* The "Freedom City" setting for ''MutantsAndMasterminds'' ''TabletopGame/MutantsAndMasterminds'' superhero RPG.


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* ''TabletopGame/GammaWorld''
** Module ''Famine in Far-Go''. The {{PC}}s can find a book with the word "Gamma" in its title (a self-reference to the ''TabletopGame/GammaWorld'' game) that has an ID card inside it used as a bookmark. The ID card has a {{Hologram}} of a bearded man with the inscription "Executive Pass, E.G.G., Pres." This is a reference to E. Gary Gygax, then President of the company TSR that created the ''TabletopGame/GammaWorld'' game.
** 1983 edition boxed set "Adventure Booklet". One of the buildings in the destroyed city of Pitz Burke (Pittsburg) is Rossum's Universal Robots A&W Division. It once belonged to the RUR Corporation, which made almost 40% of the robots in the world before the Social Wars and the end of the world. This is a reference to the Rossum's Universal Robots in Karl Capek's play ''Theatre/{{RUR}}'', which also manufactured robots.
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