History WMG / DeusEx

9th Apr '16 12:24:16 PM TheOneWhoTropes
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* This would make Smuggler a relative of Drebin, they even look similar, and [[HeyItsThatGuy Have the same voice actor]]

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* This would make Smuggler a relative of Drebin, they even look similar, and [[HeyItsThatGuy Have have the same voice actor]]actor.
10th Jan '16 3:17:21 PM Lance
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We already know that certain civil liberties are curtailed in the DX universe, and with the advent of a greater divide between the haves and have-nots, it's not beyond reasonable hypothesis that a number of things we take for granted in our real world now may be rolled back. A oft heard criticism for example is that DX still has print media, when in real-life we're rapidly moving into a time where newspapers and magazines could become extinct. But if your world exists in a timeframe where the internet is excessively monitored by government agencies (and others), then it might make sense for a 'free media' to turn back to print as a means of retaining some independence. The same could be said of any instance in the game which has dated in light of our current world -- DX takes place in the future, but it's a future which has rolled back some of the things that we are currently taking for granted in our own world. Same could be said as a way of explaining the difference between Human Revolution and the original game, with HR taking place some time before things were rolled back. DX astoundingly predicted so many things _right_ that the things they got wrong are negligable at best and easily excused.

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We already know that certain civil liberties are curtailed in the DX universe, and with the advent of a greater divide between the haves and have-nots, it's not beyond reasonable hypothesis that a number of things we take for granted in our real world now may be rolled back. A oft heard criticism for example is that DX still has print media, when in real-life we're rapidly moving into a time where newspapers and magazines could become extinct. But if your world exists in a timeframe where the internet is excessively monitored by government agencies (and others), then it might make sense for a 'free media' (and nothing in the games suggests that the media doesn't at least PRETEND to still be free) to turn back to print as a means of retaining some of their independence. The same could be said of any instance in the game which has dated in light of our current world -- DX takes place in the future, but it's a future which has rolled back some of the things that we are currently taking for granted in our own world. Same could be said Could serve as a way of explaining the difference between Human Revolution and the original game, game as well, with HR taking place some time before things were got rolled back. DX astoundingly predicted so many things _right_ that the things they got wrong are negligable at best and easily excused.
10th Jan '16 3:15:01 PM Lance
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JC and Selene both lost their parents at an early age? Check. They both have sworn [[YouKilledMyFather to avenge those]] [[ItsPersonal responsible for it]] (NSF terrorists/werewolves respectively)? Check. They both later had a revelation that their parents [[spoiler: DidNotDieThatWay]]? Check. Their supreme (Walton/Victor) [[spoiler: is one of the major villains]]? Check. Both like [[BadassLongcoat awesome overcoats]]? Check. "My vision is augmented" thing? Check-and-mate.

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JC and Selene both lost their parents at an early age? Check. They both have sworn [[YouKilledMyFather to avenge those]] [[ItsPersonal responsible for it]] (NSF terrorists/werewolves respectively)? Check. They both later had a revelation that their parents [[spoiler: DidNotDieThatWay]]? Check. Their supreme (Walton/Victor) [[spoiler: is one of the major villains]]? Check. Both like [[BadassLongcoat awesome overcoats]]? Check. "My vision is augmented" thing? Check-and-mate.Check-and-mate.
[[WMG: The 'Zeerust' in the game world can be explained away easily as being a result of certain things moving backwards rather than forwards.]]
We already know that certain civil liberties are curtailed in the DX universe, and with the advent of a greater divide between the haves and have-nots, it's not beyond reasonable hypothesis that a number of things we take for granted in our real world now may be rolled back. A oft heard criticism for example is that DX still has print media, when in real-life we're rapidly moving into a time where newspapers and magazines could become extinct. But if your world exists in a timeframe where the internet is excessively monitored by government agencies (and others), then it might make sense for a 'free media' to turn back to print as a means of retaining some independence. The same could be said of any instance in the game which has dated in light of our current world -- DX takes place in the future, but it's a future which has rolled back some of the things that we are currently taking for granted in our own world. Same could be said as a way of explaining the difference between Human Revolution and the original game, with HR taking place some time before things were rolled back. DX astoundingly predicted so many things _right_ that the things they got wrong are negligable at best and easily excused.
4th Nov '15 9:56:57 AM crazysamaritan
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...albeit [[SpiritualLicensee an unofficial one]]. Given the aforementioned theory that "JC is a vampire", we can consider ''Film/{{Underworld}}'' as the adaptation, with the following changes: 1) JC had been [[GenderFlip gender-bendered]] (and renamed), and 2) nano-augmentations were replaced by the [[GeneticEngineeringIsTheNewNuke genetic virus]].

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...albeit [[SpiritualLicensee [[SpiritualAdaptation an unofficial one]]. Given the aforementioned theory that "JC is a vampire", we can consider ''Film/{{Underworld}}'' as the adaptation, with the following changes: 1) JC had been [[GenderFlip gender-bendered]] (and renamed), and 2) nano-augmentations were replaced by the [[GeneticEngineeringIsTheNewNuke genetic virus]].
18th Aug '15 12:15:34 AM AgentKyles
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...albeit [[SpiritualLicensee an unofficial one]]. Given the aforementioned theory that "JC is a vampire", we can consider Film/{{Underworld}} as the adaptation with the following changes: 1) JC had been [[GenderFlip gender-bendered]] (and renamed), and 2) nano-augmentations were replaced by the genetic virus.

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...albeit [[SpiritualLicensee an unofficial one]]. Given the aforementioned theory that "JC is a vampire", we can consider Film/{{Underworld}} ''Film/{{Underworld}}'' as the adaptation adaptation, with the following changes: 1) JC had been [[GenderFlip gender-bendered]] (and renamed), and 2) nano-augmentations were replaced by the [[GeneticEngineeringIsTheNewNuke genetic virus.virus]].
JC and Selene both lost their parents at an early age? Check. They both have sworn [[YouKilledMyFather to avenge those]] [[ItsPersonal responsible for it]] (NSF terrorists/werewolves respectively)? Check. They both later had a revelation that their parents [[spoiler: DidNotDieThatWay]]? Check. Their supreme (Walton/Victor) [[spoiler: is one of the major villains]]? Check. Both like [[BadassLongcoat awesome overcoats]]? Check. "My vision is augmented" thing? Check-and-mate.
18th Aug '15 12:06:55 AM AgentKyles
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If Anna Navarre is actually just her code name and Israel was rebuilt in the years following Deus Ex: Human Revolution, then this theory could almost be logical. She's described as Russian-Israeli, works for a secret organization, is one of the major bosses of the game, and wears black clothing. [[GenerationXerox Finally, her favorite combat tactic is to cloak and gun people down with an fully-automatic machine gun]].

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If Anna Navarre is actually just her code name and Israel was rebuilt in the years following Deus Ex: Human Revolution, then this theory could almost be logical. She's described as Russian-Israeli, works for a secret organization, is one of the major bosses of the game, and wears black clothing. [[GenerationXerox Finally, her favorite combat tactic is to cloak and gun people down with an fully-automatic machine gun]].gun]].
[[WMG: ''Deus Ex'' actually has a [[LiveActionAdaptation live-action movie adaptation]]...]]
...albeit [[SpiritualLicensee an unofficial one]]. Given the aforementioned theory that "JC is a vampire", we can consider Film/{{Underworld}} as the adaptation with the following changes: 1) JC had been [[GenderFlip gender-bendered]] (and renamed), and 2) nano-augmentations were replaced by the genetic virus.
27th Apr '15 8:32:30 PM Cxero
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If Anna Navarre is actually just her code name and Israel was rebuilt in the years following Deus Ex: Human Revolution, then this theory could almost be logical. She's described as Russian-Israeli, works for a secret organization, and wears black clothing. [[GenerationXerox And her favorite combat tactic is to cloak and gun people down with an fully-automatic machine gun]].

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If Anna Navarre is actually just her code name and Israel was rebuilt in the years following Deus Ex: Human Revolution, then this theory could almost be logical. She's described as Russian-Israeli, works for a secret organization, is one of the major bosses of the game, and wears black clothing. [[GenerationXerox And Finally, her favorite combat tactic is to cloak and gun people down with an fully-automatic machine gun]].
27th Apr '15 8:31:20 PM Cxero
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The Illuminati secretly run the Council. After the events of X-COM, the X-COM project eventually became Majestic 12. The MEC troopers were the basis for mechanical augmentations. Laser weapons and most plasma weapons fell out of use after the elerium started to run out, but the technology was adaptable for use with different materials, at the cost of making the Plasma Rifle as bulky as it is and the P220 being single-shot. Gene mods and MECs were abandoned after the Meld ran out, with the remaining MECs being given to MJ12 Commandos. Psi powers were deemed too powerful to allow the general public to utilize, so the Illuminati kept it under wraps, not even allowing Majestic 12 to have Psionic soldiers.

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The Illuminati secretly run the Council. After the events of X-COM, the X-COM project eventually became Majestic 12. The MEC troopers were the basis for mechanical augmentations. Laser weapons and most plasma weapons fell out of use after the elerium started to run out, but the technology was adaptable for use with different materials, at the cost of making the Plasma Rifle as bulky as it is and the P220 being single-shot. Gene mods and MECs were abandoned after the Meld ran out, with the remaining MECs being given to MJ12 Commandos. Psi powers were deemed too powerful to allow the general public to utilize, so the Illuminati kept it under wraps, not even allowing Majestic 12 to have Psionic soldiers.soldiers.
[[WMG: Anna Navarre is the child of Federova and Namir.]]
If Anna Navarre is actually just her code name and Israel was rebuilt in the years following Deus Ex: Human Revolution, then this theory could almost be logical. She's described as Russian-Israeli, works for a secret organization, and wears black clothing. [[GenerationXerox And her favorite combat tactic is to cloak and gun people down with an fully-automatic machine gun]].
19th Feb '15 6:54:17 PM ayjazz
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[[WMG: The poor AI in the game is handwaved by JC's augmentations putting his combat skills so high that enemies look stupid by comparison.]]
Like the passive nightvision blurb down below, it's probably logical to say that JC has some sort of augmentation(s) that make his combat skills so high, that enemies just seem like nothing to him.
10th Jul '14 12:50:46 PM CynicalBastardo
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* Simons is implied to be another clone by the clone tubes in Area 51.
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