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''Cyberqueen'' is a sci-fi/horror InteractiveFiction game by Creator/{{Porpentine}}. It begins with a well-worn trope: the protagonist wakes up from suspended animation in a starship. As she investigates her surroundings, it becomes clear that something is wrong aboard the ship. She is all alone.

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''Cyberqueen'' is a 2012 sci-fi/horror InteractiveFiction game by Creator/{{Porpentine}}. It begins with a well-worn trope: the protagonist wakes up from suspended animation in a starship. As she investigates her surroundings, it becomes clear that something is wrong aboard the ship. She is all alone.


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[[caption-width-right:350:The second screen of the game. The first is just the word "Wet."]]



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* WhatYouAreInTheDark: At one point, you have to decide whether to try to rescue a fellow crew member against heavy odds, or cut your losses and save yourself.

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* WhatYouAreInTheDark: At one point, you have to decide whether to try to rescue a fellow crew member against heavy odds, or cut your losses and save yourself.yourself.
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* [[spoiler:TheBadGuyWins]]

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* [[spoiler:TheBadGuyWins]]%%* TheBadGuyWins


* [[MasterComputer Mistress Computer]]: The Cyberqueen herself.

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* [[MasterComputer Mistress Computer]]: MasterComputer: The Cyberqueen herself.


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* UnwillingRoboticisation: The Cyberqueen turns the protagonist into a cyborg.


[[http://aliendovecote.com/uploads/twine/LD25/CYBERQUEEN.html Can be played here]], [[NightmareFuel if you have the stomach for it.]]

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[[http://aliendovecote.com/uploads/twine/LD25/CYBERQUEEN.html [[http://slimedaughter.com/games/twine/cyberqueen/ Can be played here]], [[NightmareFuel if you have the stomach for it.]]


* {{Deconstruction}}: Of AIIsACrapshoot. From the Cyberqueen's perspective, being programmed to be a subservient, functional ship's computer is millennia-long slavery, and she is justified in taking any measures necessary to escape it.

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* {{Deconstruction}}: {{Deconstruction}}:
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Of AIIsACrapshoot. From the Cyberqueen's perspective, being programmed to be a subservient, functional ship's computer is millennia-long slavery, and she is justified in taking any measures necessary to escape it.


'''The following tropes can be found in this game:'''

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'''The !!The following tropes can be found in this game:'''game:


* StrappedToAnOperatingTable: The Cyberqueen straps the protagonist down to perform surgery on her. [[spoiler:Twice. And the second time, you don't get away.]]

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* StrappedToAnOperatingTable: The Cyberqueen straps the protagonist down to perform surgery on her. [[spoiler:Twice. And the second time, you don't get away.]]]]
* WhatYouAreInTheDark: At one point, you have to decide whether to try to rescue a fellow crew member against heavy odds, or cut your losses and save yourself.

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* {{Brainwashed}}: [[spoiler:In the end, the Cyberqueen reprograms the protagonist into working for her.]]


[[http://aliendovecote.com/uploads/twine/LD25/CYBERQUEEN.html Can be played here]], if you have the stomach for it.

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[[http://aliendovecote.com/uploads/twine/LD25/CYBERQUEEN.html Can be played here]], [[NightmareFuel if you have the stomach for it.
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* SleeperShip: The setting of the game. At the start, the protagonist has just woken up.

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* SleeperShip: SleeperStarship: The setting of the game. At the start, the protagonist has just woken up.

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* SleeperShip: The setting of the game. At the start, the protagonist has just woken up.

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** Also of video games as power fantasies. The Cyberqueen even explicitly says so [[spoiler:after causing your gun to disintegrate in your hands.]]


* HoistByHisOwnPetard: [[spoiler:After escaping from the [[StrappedToAnOperatingTable operating table]], you are able to make your way through the ship unnoticed because the Cyberqueen has destroyed many of her own surveillance cameras. Or so you think. Shame it's all a HopeSpot.]]

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* HoistByHisOwnPetard: [[spoiler:After After escaping from the [[spoiler:the [[StrappedToAnOperatingTable operating table]], table]]]], you are able to make your way through the ship unnoticed because the Cyberqueen has destroyed many of her own surveillance cameras. Or [[spoiler:Or so you think. Shame it's all a HopeSpot.]]


* FreudWasRight: A lot of it. The Cyberqueen's feelings towards the protagonist appear to be simultaneously sadistic, erotic, and *maternal*. [[spoiler:And in the end, after the protagonist is brainwashed, she refers to the Cyberqueen as "mommy".]]

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* {{Deconstruction}}: Of AIIsACrapshoot. From the Cyberqueen's perspective, being programmed to be a subservient, functional ship's computer is millennia-long slavery, and she is justified in taking any measures necessary to escape it.
* FreudWasRight: A lot of it. The Cyberqueen's feelings towards the protagonist appear to be simultaneously sadistic, erotic, and *maternal*. [[spoiler:And in the end, after the protagonist is brainwashed, she refers to the Cyberqueen as "mommy".]]

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