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* RidiculouslyHumanRobot: Robots with the "Android" ability are "designed to be indistinguishable from a human".


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* TVHeadRobot: Robots with the "Display Screen" ability "can display status messages or play video recordings" through their screens.

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* GiantEqualsInvincible: Size is directly proportional to durability, meaning that larger robots are more durable [[MightyGlacier at the expense of evasion]].


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* InTheFutureWeStillHaveRoombas: Given that all the players are assumed to be playing robots designed for specific purposes like washing cars or cutting lumber, a Roomba is a perfectly acceptable character concept.

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* InTheFutureWeStillHaveRoombas: Given that all the players are assumed to be playing robots designed for specific purposes like washing cars or cutting lumber, [[JustifiedTrope a Roomba is a perfectly acceptable character concept.concept]].


* ILoveNuclearPower: In keeping with the Bradbury-themed tone of the book, robots have the option of being nuclear-powered. This removes the worry of having to ever recharge, but if a nuclear battery is overtaxed it will [[GoingCritical explode]] and [[ArtisticLicenseNuclearPhysics destroy everything in the area]]. If the explosion is somehow avoided, it still takes several hours to cool down.

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* ILoveNuclearPower: In keeping with the Bradbury-themed tone of the book, robots have the option of being nuclear-powered. This removes the worry of having to ever recharge, but if a nuclear battery is overtaxed it will runs the risk of [[GoingCritical explode]] exploding]] and [[ArtisticLicenseNuclearPhysics destroy destroying almost everything in the area]]. If Even if the explosion is somehow avoided, it still takes several hours at least an hour at absolute minimum to cool down.down and stabilise.


[[http://1d4chan.org/wiki/Engine_Heart Engine Heart]] is a [[TabletopGames pen-and-paper RPG]] set in a world where small household robots are the sole remaining heirs to the planet. In some role-playing games you might take on the role of a wizard or an elf battling the forces of evil. In this game, you play a SexBot or an empty vending machine searching for soda cans to sell to the human corpses around you.

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''[[http://1d4chan.
org/wiki/Engine_Heart Engine Heart]] Heart]]'' is a [[TabletopGames pen-and-paper RPG]] set in a world where small household robots are the sole remaining heirs to the planet. In some role-playing games you might take on the role of a wizard or an elf battling the forces of evil. In this game, you play a SexBot or an empty vending machine searching for soda cans to sell to the human corpses around you.


* ILoveNuclearPower: In keeping with the Bradbury-themed tone of the book, robots have the option of being nuclear-powered. This removes the worry of having to ever recharge, but if a nuclear battery is overtaxed it will [[GoingCritical explode]] and [[YouFailNuclearPhysicsForever destroy everything in the area]]. If the explosion is somehow avoided, it still takes several hours to cool down.

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* ILoveNuclearPower: In keeping with the Bradbury-themed tone of the book, robots have the option of being nuclear-powered. This removes the worry of having to ever recharge, but if a nuclear battery is overtaxed it will [[GoingCritical explode]] and [[YouFailNuclearPhysicsForever [[ArtisticLicenseNuclearPhysics destroy everything in the area]]. If the explosion is somehow avoided, it still takes several hours to cool down.


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!!''EngineHeart'' !!''Engine Heart'' provides examples of:


The tone of the game is both light-hearted and bleak, and is similar to works such as ''WesternAnimation/WallE'' and the writings of RayBradbury.

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The tone of the game is both light-hearted and bleak, and is similar to works such as ''WesternAnimation/WallE'' and the writings of RayBradbury.
Creator/RayBradbury.


* Scavenger World: One of the game's main themes is the breakdown of human infrastructure. Finding a working charging station to plug in and recharge your battery can be an adventure in itself. Of course, since this is about robots, your character is as likely to be the scavenged as the scavenger.

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* Scavenger World: ScavengerWorld: One of the game's main themes is the breakdown of human infrastructure. Finding a working charging station to plug in and recharge your battery can be an adventure in itself. Of course, since this is about robots, your character is as likely to be the scavenged as the scavenger.


* SlidingScaleofRobotIntelligence: Not all robots in this game are equally smart, and there are four different kinds of intelligence.

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* SlidingScaleofRobotIntelligence: Not all robots in this game are equally smart, and there are four different kinds of intelligence. Some robots are even programmed to subvert the usual scale, being able to easily interact with humans without falling into the UncannyValley, but not actually being very smart otherwise.

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* HumanitysWake: The overriding theme of the game is how humanity's sapient robots adapt to their masters being gone. Many robots, particularly those with the resources to continue operating unimpeded, continue as if the world hadn't changed at all. Others are forced to prioritize the struggle for survival, are shanghaied into some other robot's mad agenda, or are left to devise new purposes for themselves in a world that's nothing like the one they were created for.


* AndIMustScream: In the adventure "Power and Light," [[spoiler: Frank, who has a nuclear battery, is hacked by his friends into an immobile and mute, yet still self-aware, charging station. If a PC has a nuclear or solar battery, they'll try to do the same to them.]]



* ILoveNuclearPower: In keeping with the Bradbury-themed tone of the book, robots have the option of being nuclear-powered. This removes the worry of having to ever recharge, but if a nuclear battery is overtaxed it will [[GoingCritical explode]] and [[YouFailNuclearPhysicsForever destroy everything in the area]]. If the explosion is somehow avoided [[InstantCooldown the battery will reset in a few minutes]].

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* ILoveNuclearPower: In keeping with the Bradbury-themed tone of the book, robots have the option of being nuclear-powered. This removes the worry of having to ever recharge, but if a nuclear battery is overtaxed it will [[GoingCritical explode]] and [[YouFailNuclearPhysicsForever destroy everything in the area]]. If the explosion is somehow avoided [[InstantCooldown the battery will reset in a few minutes]].avoided, it still takes several hours to cool down.



* Scavenger World: One of the game's main themes is the breakdown of human infrastructure. Finding a working charging station to plug in and recharge your battery can be an adventure in itself.

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* Scavenger World: One of the game's main themes is the breakdown of human infrastructure. Finding a working charging station to plug in and recharge your battery can be an adventure in itself. Of course, since this is about robots, your character is as likely to be the scavenged as the scavenger.


* ShoutOut: The opening vignette features the same Sara Teasdale poem as Ray Bradbury's ''ThereWillComeSoftRains''.

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* ShoutOut: The opening vignette features the same Sara Teasdale poem as Ray Bradbury's ''ThereWillComeSoftRains''."Literature/ThereWillComeSoftRains".


The tone of the game is both light-hearted and bleak, and is similar to works such as WesternAnimation/{{WALL-E}} and the writings of RayBradbury.

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The tone of the game is both light-hearted and bleak, and is similar to works such as WesternAnimation/{{WALL-E}} ''WesternAnimation/WallE'' and the writings of RayBradbury.


[[http://1d4chan.org/wiki/Engine_Heart Engine Heart]] is a [[TabletopGames pen-and-paper RPG]] set in a world where small household robots are the sole remaining heirs to the planet. In some role-playing games you might take on the role of a wizard or an elf battling the forces of evil. In this game, you play a [[SexBot sexbot]] or an empty vending machine searching for soda cans to sell to the human corpses around you.

The tone of the game is both light-hearted and bleak, and is similar to works such as {{WALL-E}} and the writings of [[RayBradbury Ray Bradbury]].

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[[http://1d4chan.org/wiki/Engine_Heart Engine Heart]] is a [[TabletopGames pen-and-paper RPG]] set in a world where small household robots are the sole remaining heirs to the planet. In some role-playing games you might take on the role of a wizard or an elf battling the forces of evil. In this game, you play a [[SexBot sexbot]] SexBot or an empty vending machine searching for soda cans to sell to the human corpses around you.

The tone of the game is both light-hearted and bleak, and is similar to works such as {{WALL-E}} WesternAnimation/{{WALL-E}} and the writings of [[RayBradbury Ray Bradbury]].
RayBradbury.



* ShoutOut: The opening vignette features the same Sara Teasdale poem as Ray Bradbury's ''[[ThereWillComeSoftRains There Will Come Soft Rains]]''.

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* ShoutOut: The opening vignette features the same Sara Teasdale poem as Ray Bradbury's ''[[ThereWillComeSoftRains There Will Come Soft Rains]]''.''ThereWillComeSoftRains''.

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