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Set in a {{cyberpunk}} future where {{Mega Corp}}orations run things, clones and androids are considered less than humans, and a giant space elevator ties the moon down to Earth. Setting is currently based around the city of New Angeles where the base of the space elevator is built. Other notable locations include Moon colony of Heinlein and city grid SanSan among others. Although it may appear overly oppressive with large Megacorp controlling all aspects of life, it has themes of idealism such as Caprice Nisei the first clone to be awarded rights and a setting where ordinary people, Runners, can attempt to disrupt the Agendas of said Megacorps.

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Set in a {{cyberpunk}} future where {{Mega Corp}}orations run things, clones and androids are considered less than humans, and a giant space elevator ties the moon down to Earth. Setting is currently based around the city of New Angeles where the base of the space elevator is built. Other notable locations include Moon colony of Heinlein and city grid SanSan [=SanSan=] among others. Although it may appear overly oppressive with large Megacorp controlling all aspects of life, it has themes of idealism such as Caprice Nisei the first clone to be awarded rights and a setting where ordinary people, Runners, can attempt to disrupt the Agendas of said Megacorps.


TabletopGame/NetRunner is an asymmetrical card game where one player play the role of a Megacorp, (choice of Haas Bioroid, Jinteki, NBN or Weyland Consortium) and the other plays the role of hacker of varying factions and ideologies. Both sides compete to score Agenda cards. Has a niche but growing fanbase.

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TabletopGame/NetRunner is an asymmetrical card game where one player play the role of a Megacorp, (choice of Haas Bioroid, Jinteki, NBN or Weyland Consortium) and the other plays the role of hacker of varying factions and ideologies. Both sides compete to score Agenda cards. Has a niche but growing fanbase.
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[[JustForFun/IThoughtThatWas Has nothing to do with the Android smartphone and tablet operating system.]]

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[[JustForFun/IThoughtThatWas Has nothing Unrelated to do with the Android smartphone and tablet [[UsefulNotes/{{Android}} mobile operating system.]]


-->It is the future. The World Changed. People did not.

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-->It ->''It is the future. The World Changed. People did not.
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TheRoleplayingGame of the setting, ''Shadow of the Beanstalk'', was released by Fantasy Flight Games in April 2019 and uses the company's own Genesys roleplaying system.

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TheRoleplayingGame of the setting, ''Shadow of the Beanstalk'', was released by Fantasy Flight Games in April 2019 and uses the company's own Genesys ''TabletopGame/{{Genesys}}'' roleplaying system.


TheRoleplayingGame of the setting, ''Shadow of the Beanstalk'', was released by Fantasy Flight Games in April 2019 and uses the company's own Genesys roleplaying system.



* {{Cyberpunk}}

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* {{Cyberpunk}}{{Cyberpunk}}: It probably would be easier to count the amount of tropes that don't belong to this genre, or were not used by works that the setting homages.

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[[JustForFun/IThoughtThatWas Has nothing to do with the Android smartphone and tablet operating system.]]


* ShoutOut: To {{Franchise/Aliens}} with the Weyland Consortium, a reference to MegaCorp Weyland-Yutani.

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* ShoutOut: To {{Franchise/Aliens}} {{Franchise/Alien}} with the Weyland Consortium, a reference to MegaCorp Weyland-Yutani.


In the original {{Adventure Board Game|s}}: Android, A murder has occured, and 5 detectives are working to find who did it. A game with many mechanics, there are personal stories for each detective to make a rich story with lots of replayability.

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In the original {{Adventure Board Game|s}}: Android, A murder has occured, occurred, and 5 detectives are working to find out who did it. A game with many mechanics, there are personal stories for each detective to make a rich story with lots of replayability.



* BlandNameProduct: "Diesel gives you flames"

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* BlandNameProduct: "Diesel gives you flames"flames."



* FourEyesZeroSoul: Chairman Hiro of Jinteki

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* FourEyesZeroSoul: Chairman Hiro of JintekiJinteki.



* SpaceElevator: the iconic Beanstalk built at the city of New Angeles by Jack Weyland, founder of {{Mega Corp}} Weyland Consortium.

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* SpaceElevator: the The iconic Beanstalk built at in the city of New Angeles by Jack Weyland, founder of {{Mega Corp}} Weyland Consortium.

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** Many of the place names reference science fiction authors: the lunar colony is called [[Creator/RobertAHeinlein Heinlein]], and there are board locations called [[Creator/DouglasAdams Adams Garden]] and [[Creator/RayBradbury Bradbury Towers]], among others.


A setting by FantasyFlightGames originally started in 2007. It consists of tabletop game ''Android'', ''Android: Infiltration'' and the reboot of the ''TabletopGame/{{Netrunner}}'' card game. Has spawned several series of novels, each fleshing out a portion of the Android universe.

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A setting by FantasyFlightGames Creator/FantasyFlightGames originally started in 2007. It consists of tabletop game ''Android'', ''Android: Infiltration'' and the reboot of the ''TabletopGame/{{Netrunner}}'' card game. Has spawned several series of novels, each fleshing out a portion of the Android universe.


* PutOnABus: Android: Netrunner experienced its first card rotation in 2017, eliminating Andromeda, Chaos Theory and Whizzard from tournament play, but they each have a single card depicting a narrative for why they no longer run.
** ''On the Lam'' depicts Andromeda fleeing pursuit and leaving her dress and ''wig'' in the dumpster, revealing she is actually a short-haired brunette.
** ''Financial Collapse'' depicts Chaos Theory heartbroken as her dads fight over money, implying she is aware her run on the Titan bank [[MyGodWhatHaveIDone is part of the reason.]]
** ''BOOM!'' depicts Whizzard on the recieving end of a small missile intended to kill him. Whether or not it did is unknown.

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* PutOnABus: Android: Netrunner experienced its first card rotation in 2017, eliminating Andromeda, Chaos Theory and Whizzard from tournament play, but they each have a single card depicting a narrative for why they no longer run.
** ''On the Lam'' depicts Andromeda fleeing pursuit and leaving her dress and ''wig'' in the dumpster, revealing she is actually a short-haired brunette.
** ''Financial Collapse'' depicts Chaos Theory heartbroken as her dads fight over money, implying she is aware her run on the Titan bank [[MyGodWhatHaveIDone is part of the reason.]]
** ''BOOM!'' depicts Whizzard on the recieving end of a small missile intended to kill him. Whether or not it did is unknown.

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* ShoutOut: To {{Franchise/Aliens}} with the Weyland Consortium, a reference to MegaCorp Weyland-Yutani.

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* FantasyKitchenSink: Corp and Runner software is usually derived from mythology.

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