You Would Not Want to Live in Dex
If I owned this place and Hell, I'd rent this place out and live in Hell.
Because there are so many types of Dystopian
settings, a Supertrope index
This is intended to cover both those settings where virtually any honest, decent, rational people wouldn't want to live if they had a better choice, and those that while some people REALLY wouldn't want to live here, others
would find them to be a paradise or at least acceptable.
For settings that are Dystopias
for those who hate regional or National Stereotypes
, please see the Hollywood Atlas
. When the oppressed
fight back, see Civil Unrest Tropes
The Big House:
It might look a warm and cozy place to spend the night, but most guests are going to be gravely
After the End:
see Apocalyptic Index
It's High Octane Nightmare Fuel and doesn't bother to hide it.
Too Good To Be True
: Just like a Utopia...Until you scratch the surface.
There Ain't No Justice:
Possibly a good place to hide from authorities, if you can keep from being victimized yourself.
Not So Bad:
A bit smelly, a bit sour, but it's ours.