History VideoGame / AMindForeverVoyaging

19th Aug '17 7:24:57 PM Angeldeb82
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** In the Wells Theatre (whose classical plays are in production before 2071), three of the four plays are the aforementioned ''Theatre/{{Hamlet}}'' by Creator/WilliamShakespeare, ''Theatre/AStreetcarNamedDesire'' by Creator/TennesseeWilliams, and the 1967 musical ''Theatre/{{Hair}}''.
15th Aug '17 12:00:17 PM Angeldeb82
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* FunWithAcronyms: If you ask Dr. Perelman about your name, he'll tell you that the name "PRISM" officially stands for "the Perelman-Randu Introductory Soliptic Machine", which he and Dr. Aseejh Randu came up with only after he had named you "PRISM". But it actually comes from a couple of different poems, which you'll find in Library Mode.



* HasTwoMommies: In the technical sense: when you ask Perelman about your parents, he tells you that they are just a part of your simulation life, while in real life you don't have any real parents, unless you count these "parents" to be himself and Dr. Aseejh Randu (although, to be sure, Dr. Perelman himself was married to Leah, whose daughter Esther she gave birth to, a few years before Leah passed away).

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* HasTwoMommies: In the technical sense: when you ask Perelman about your parents, he tells you that they are just a part of your simulation life, while in real life you don't have any real parents, unless you count these "parents" to be himself and Dr. Aseejh Randu (although, to be sure, Dr. Perelman himself was married to Leah, whose daughter Esther she gave birth to, a few years before Leah passed away).
6th Jul '17 7:26:29 AM PRH
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* WhoWantsToLiveForever: [[spoiler:In the end, PRISM chooses to live out a simulated normal human life, including an eventual death.]]

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* WhoWantsToLiveForever: [[spoiler:In the end, PRISM [[PinocchioSyndrome chooses to live out a simulated normal human life, life]], including an eventual death.]]
4th Jul '17 8:49:29 PM Angeldeb82
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* TakeThat: According to WordOfGod, the game is a response to then-President Ronald Reagan's reelection in order "to show people what a war-mongering, Christian-Right-pandering, environment-trashing, rights-trampling asshole Reagan was".

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* TakeThat: According to WordOfGod, the game is a response to then-President Ronald Reagan's UsefulNotes/RonaldReagan's reelection in order "to show people what a war-mongering, Christian-Right-pandering, environment-trashing, rights-trampling asshole Reagan was".
2nd Jul '17 12:03:31 PM Angeldeb82
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* ReducedToRatburgers: If you diagnose yourself in the 2081 sim, you'll find that you have gone a little insane, and that you can't remember when you last ate a squirrel, because you haven't eaten in days.
1st Jul '17 7:07:37 PM Angeldeb82
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* [[ReferencedBy/WilliamShakespeare Referenced By: William Shakespeare]]: During the PlayableEpilogue, Perelman quotes a line from ''Theatre/{{Hamlet}}'', whose title character spoke about the popularity of his murdered father Hamlet Sr., [[spoiler:and Perelman says the same thing when PRISM is about to depart on his final mind journey]]: "He was a man, take him for all in all, / I shall not look upon his like again" (I, ii).
** In the back of the box art for the game, there is a line taken from Shakespeare's ''Theatre/{{Macbeth}}'', in which Banquo addresses the Weird Sisters about what the future holds for him and the title character (in the full line, of course): "If you can look into the seeds of time, / And say which grain will grow, and which will not, / Speak, then, to me, who neither beg nor fear / Your favors nor your hate" (I, iii).



* [[ShoutOut/ToShakespeare Shout-Out: To Shakespeare]]: During the PlayableEpilogue, Perelman quotes a line from ''Theatre/{{Hamlet}}'', whose title character spoke about the popularity of his murdered father Hamlet Sr., [[spoiler:and Perelman says the same thing when PRISM is about to depart on his final mind journey]]: "He was a man, take him for all in all, / I shall not look upon his like again" (I, ii).
** In the back of the box art for the game, there is a line taken from Shakespeare's ''Theatre/{{Macbeth}}'', in which Banquo addresses the Weird Sisters about what the future holds for him and the title character (in the full line, of course): "If you can look into the seeds of time, / And say which grain will grow, and which will not, / Speak, then, to me, who neither beg nor fear / Your favors nor your hate" (I, iii).
19th Jun '17 8:00:08 PM Angeldeb82
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* BreadEggsMilkSquick: In the 2071 sim, as the older schoolchildren of the Church of God's Word are about to throw stones at you, the younger ones can be heard chanting a familiar rhyme in the background: "Pick an apple, bake a pie, animals deserve to die."


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** In the 2071 sim, six of the nine objects in "the latest comprehensive list of banned books, tapes, and programs, issued by the Morality Bureau of the government" are: ''Walden'' by Creator/HenryDavidThoreau, ''The Trial'' by Creator/FranzKafka, ''Literature/AnimalFarm'' by Creator/GeorgeOrwell, ''Profiles in Courage'' by UsefulNotes/JohnFKennedy,[[note]]whose park and street in Rockvil is named after him, and there's a statue of him in Kennedy Park as well[[/note]] ''Mass'' by Music/LeonardBernstein, and ''The Fate of the Earth'' by Jonathan Schell.
9th Jun '17 12:53:29 PM erforce
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* HumanSacrifice: In the 2081 simulation, this is the goal of the savage tribe by tying you up and offering you on a bonfire a la ''Film/TheWickerMan''.

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* HumanSacrifice: In the 2081 simulation, this is the goal of the savage tribe by tying you up and offering you on a bonfire a la ''Film/TheWickerMan''.''Film/TheWickerMan1973''.
6th Jun '17 11:51:06 AM Angeldeb82
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* AsianSpeekeeEngrish: Roy talks like this if you speak to him at his Pagoda, especially while he's cleaning up his slanderous graffiti in [[BadFuture 2071]].
5th Jun '17 11:16:16 AM Angeldeb82
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* HasTwoMommies: In the technical sense: when you ask Perelman about your parents, he tells you that they are just a part of your simulation life, while in real life you don't have any real parents, unless you count these "parents" to be himself and Dr. Aseejh Randu (although, to be sure, Dr. Perelman himself was married to Leah, whose daughter Esther she gave birth to, a few years before Leah passed away).
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