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Camacan
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07:23:35 PM Mar 30th 2011
Not an example — humanity is not extinct.

  • The single-player X-universe games and MMORPG EVE Online both have essentially the same backstory: humans created or discovered a vast network of hyperspace gates and spread across the universe, then a mysterious catastrophe cut off all contact with Sol and the Terran Empire/Federation proper. Survivors eventually do put some of the pieces back together again, but by that point they're treated as more of a sub-species and it's implied the Terrans, if they still exist, are Sufficiently Advanced by now.
    • In the X games themselves the Terrans actually do show up (in X:BTF the player character is a Terran test pilot), and the locals aren't quite sure what to make of this. Eventually they re-establish contact, and find out the Terrans are pretty xenophobic and consider their Argon descendants, along with everyone else, a potentially hostile alien race. The only people who sorta know what's going on are a pseudo-religious order whose relationship with the Argon Federation is strained by their differing versions of history.
Camacan
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07:16:28 PM Mar 30th 2011
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Not an example — humanity is not extinct.
Camacan
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07:12:55 PM Mar 30th 2011
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