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* ToTheBatcave: The {{rescue}} organization in ''[[http://e23.sjgames.com/item.html?id=SJG37-6714 Wings of the Rising Sun]]'' has a standard rapid launch sequence for their {{spaceplane}}s from their orbital stations; a unit of four craft can launch within one minute, with other crews following within 10 minutes.

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* ToTheBatcave: ToTheBatpole: The {{rescue}} organization in ''[[http://e23.sjgames.com/item.html?id=SJG37-6714 Wings of the Rising Sun]]'' has a standard rapid launch sequence for their {{spaceplane}}s from their orbital stations; a unit of four craft can launch within one minute, with other crews following within 10 minutes.


* PostCyberPunk: This ''is'' a game setting from the turn of the millennium.

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* PostCyberPunk: PostCyberpunk: This ''is'' a game setting from the turn of the millennium.


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* ToTheBatcave: The {{rescue}} organization in ''[[http://e23.sjgames.com/item.html?id=SJG37-6714 Wings of the Rising Sun]]'' has a standard rapid launch sequence for their {{spaceplane}}s from their orbital stations; a unit of four craft can launch within one minute, with other crews following within 10 minutes.
-->''When a crew is ready to leave, the infomorphs are downloaded to the Tenryu cybershells and connected to the station’s digital network, and the humans and bioroids are wearing most of their rescue suits, although their helmets are on stands in the drop ship, also connected to the network. This gives the hakenshitsu [the station] an extra few seconds before the helmets are disconnected, allowing the download of necessary linguistic and geographical knowledge.''

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* DirtyCommies: Most of the current governments in the TSA are Party dictatorships similar to the old Eastern Bloc. This is, of course, exploited by the powers of the capitalist world (particularly "Communist" China) to paint all nanosocialists as this, to the annoyance of the democratic nanosocialist movements in India and Europe.


''Transhuman Space'' is a [[MohsScaleOfScienceFictionHardness Hard]] ScienceFiction [[TabletopGames role-playing game setting]] for TabletopGame/{{GURPS}}, published by Steve Jackson Games. It features a lot of advanced biotech, "wet" (biologically-based) nanotech, the colonisation of the Solar System (including the terraforming of Mars), human personalities uploaded to computers, advanced artificial intelligence, and a politically multi-polar world.

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''Transhuman Space'' is a [[MohsScaleOfScienceFictionHardness Hard]] ScienceFiction [[TabletopGames role-playing game setting]] for TabletopGame/{{GURPS}}, published by Steve Jackson Games. It features a lot of advanced biotech, "wet" (biologically-based) nanotech, the colonisation of the Solar System (including the terraforming {{terraform}}ing of Mars), UsefulNotes/{{Mars}}), human personalities uploaded to computers, advanced artificial intelligence, and a politically multi-polar world.

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* IKnowMortalKombat: The ''Martial Arts 2100'' supplement includes mention of a computer program that can analyse video recordings of combat, reverse-engineer the combat style being used, and generate a training system to teach that style. This has been used to resurrect some defunct martial arts systems of which recordings exist. The software has also been fed some fictional martial arts scenes, but with limited success; it tends to generate “artistic” combat sytems that look fancy but are little use in a real fight.
* InstantExpert: An option in the game — but only for artificial intelligences, which can be designed with interfaces allowing them to be given access to useful skills in the form of software. However, the benefits are somewhat downplayed, in that plug-in skill use is penalised in high-stress situations such as combat, because the plug-in skill isn’t bedded in like a “real” skill.

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* MicrobotSwarm: Microbots are a standard feature of the setting’s technology, used for all sorts of functions from cleaning to espionage and combat.


Compare it with TabletopGame/EclipsePhase to another science fiction game focused on Transhumanism and Posthumanism.

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Compare it with TabletopGame/EclipsePhase to another science fiction game focused on Transhumanism and Posthumanism.


* ResearchInc: Pretty much any company that’s worth mentioning in the game supplements ends up playing this part to some extent; it’s a near-future SF setting with the technology jammed on fast forward, after all. But especially notable examples would include Biotech Euphrates, a major biotech company with a [[GrayingMorality sometimes shaky grasp of ethics]], Omokage Laboratories, another biotech outfit with no detectable ethics at all, and Exogenesis, a corporate research division who, after they were bought out, came under armed assault from ''their own management'' because their idea of science seemed to come with the mandatory prefix “Mad|Scientist”. The latter two are based in the asteroid belt, [[MadScientistLaboratory where supervision is harder]].

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* ResearchInc: Pretty much any company that’s worth mentioning in the game supplements ends up playing this part to some extent; it’s a near-future SF setting with the technology jammed on fast forward, after all. But especially notable examples would include Biotech Euphrates, a major biotech company with a [[GrayingMorality sometimes shaky grasp of ethics]], Omokage Laboratories, another biotech outfit with no detectable ethics at all, and Exogenesis, a corporate research division who, after they were bought out, came under armed assault from ''their own management'' because their idea of science seemed to come with the mandatory prefix “Mad|Scientist”.“{{Mad|Scientist}}”. The latter two are based in the asteroid belt, [[MadScientistLaboratory where supervision is harder]].

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* ResearchInc: Pretty much any company that’s worth mentioning in the game supplements ends up playing this part to some extent; it’s a near-future SF setting with the technology jammed on fast forward, after all. But especially notable examples would include Biotech Euphrates, a major biotech company with a [[GrayingMorality sometimes shaky grasp of ethics]], Omokage Laboratories, another biotech outfit with no detectable ethics at all, and Exogenesis, a corporate research division who, after they were bought out, came under armed assault from ''their own management'' because their idea of science seemed to come with the mandatory prefix “Mad|Scientist”. The latter two are based in the asteroid belt, [[MadScientistLaboratory where supervision is harder]].


** The Martian {{U.S. Marshal}}s team fit FreudianTrio and a sort of TwoGirlsAndAGuy, with Carlena Villareal (super-ego lead hero), Dave O'Connor (ego token male), and Sally Xan (id sidekick girl).

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** The Martian {{U.S. Marshal}}s USMarshal team fit FreudianTrio and a sort of TwoGirlsAndAGuy, with Carlena Villareal (super-ego lead hero), Dave O'Connor (ego token male), and Sally Xan (id sidekick girl).


** The Martian U.S. Marshalls team fit FreudianTrio and a sort of TwoGirlsAndAGuy, with Carlena Villareal (super-ego lead hero), Dave O'Connor (ego token male), and Sally Xan (id sidekick girl).

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** The Martian U.{{U.S. Marshalls Marshal}}s team fit FreudianTrio and a sort of TwoGirlsAndAGuy, with Carlena Villareal (super-ego lead hero), Dave O'Connor (ego token male), and Sally Xan (id sidekick girl).



* USMarshal: Because the U.S. colony on Mars is spread thin, it has resurrected the idea of the deputised marshal providing a degree of law in the wilderness. ''Personnel Files'' includes a team of three such deputies as pregenerated characters.



* WetwareBody: Bioshells.

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* WetwareBody: Bioshells.Know as “bioshells.”

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* TranshumansInSpace: Practically the trope namer.

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* InterspeciesRomance: The "Real Love" movement holds that relationships within the same species are inherently narcissistic, incestuous and tainted by reproductive urges, and that Real Love can only be found cross-species. Its most famous proponent is an uplifted pleasure octopus.

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* OurVampiresAreDifferent: There's a form of vampire in Europe that was created by a nanovirus, giving the victims sharp teeth, sun-sensitivity and a craving for blood. The whole thing was done as a prank by a Bulgarian scientist, but several dozen of those exposed decided to keep the new mutation, and now it's started to spread through their blood.

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