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Grand Unified Timeline events from 2101 C.E. through 2200 C.E.

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     2101 C.E.- 2125 C.E. 
  • January 1: The Black Beast appears from a Cauldron in Japan, and begins a rampage that would nearly drive humanity to extinction. Resistance and research into how to defeat it marshalled in the Magister's City Ishana. (Blazblue)
  • War was beginning. (Zero Wing and XKCD)
  • The first Mars colony is established. (Babylon 5)
  • Clarence Goodman murdered. Judge Cal, formerly chief of SJS, appointed Chief Judge of Mega-City One. Cal's edicts include appointing his pet goldfish to the position of Deputy Chief Judge, instituting an 18:00 curfew, forcing all citizens of Mega-City One to build a mile-high wall around the city, and sentencing the entire city to death twice. He is eventually killed by Fergee, and Judge Griffin is appointed Chief Judge. Hilda McGruder appointed chief of SJS. Giant jr. born. A bridge is built, linking the Emerald Isle to the Trans-Atlantic Tunnel. (Judge Dredd)
  • Carmen Sandiego time travels to this year from the 1990s in order to become the greatest thief in the future. She is pursued by Acme agents Ivy and Zack, who team up with the 2101 version of the Chief to catch her. (Where on Earth Is Carmen Sandiego?)
  • Sylvia dies in childbirth and Randall Clark is left alone once again. Clark attempts suicide once again but cant bring himself to go through with it. He buries Sylvia and their child in the Narrows of Zion. (Fallout: New Vegas: "Honest Hearts")


  • June 12: The Alordesh Coup D'etat occurs after the Alordeshi military attempts to seize control of the country and break away from the OCU. (Front Mission 2)
  • June 25: The Alordesh Coup D'etat ends as it is exposed as a ploy by the OCU to test the FENRIR system. (Front Mission 2)
  • September 26: A weakened, elderly bearded idiot dressed as Superman escapes his imprisonment from the Biomechs and faces off against the DNA Diktators in Gotham City, led by twin clones of Adolf Hitler. note  (DC Comics)
  • Judge Death appears in Mega-City One for the first time; he is eventually sealed by the joint efforts of Judges Joe Dredd and Cassandra Anderson. (Judge Dredd)
  • Psi-Judge Feyy predicts disaster by 2120 unless the young Owen Krysler is found. Krysler is kidnapped by the Angel Gang, who fell to Xanadu, with Joe Dredd, Barbara Hershey, and Judge Lopez. The Angel Gang is killed, but Krysler is left behind on Xanadu due to being evil. (Judge Dredd)
  • The ECS Horizon, a cargo starship, is commissioned. The Mayweather family would serve aboard it for generations. (Star Trek: Enterprise)
  • Harold, a caravan boss at the Hub, forms an expedition with Dr. Richard Grey to investigate mutant attacks on trade routes. Tracking the raids to the Mariposa Military Base, the duo are defeated by the resident mutants. Harold escapes into the wastes with a growing mutation, while Grey falls into a vat of FEV and takes to wandering the base in a delirium as the mutagens wrack his body. Grey comes to terms with his condition and begins experimenting with the FEV, hatching a plan to bring peace to the wasteland through his Unity. He assumes the title of The Master. (Fallout)
  • The United States becomes the North American Corporation, otherwise known as the Company and Noramco. American citizens become shareholders but they effectively lose all of their rights, becoming nothing more than commodities to the Company. (The Outer Limits (1995))


  • September 30: The sublight colony starship Prometheus leaves the Sol System, beginning the Diaspora of Man. (Honor Harrington)
  • Fink Angel seeks revenge on Joe Dredd for the death of his family. He fails and is sent to jail. (Judge Dredd)
  • Captain Shank, under secret control of East-Meg One, launches a nuke at Mega-City One. After a conflict, East-Meg One is forced to nuke one of their own blocks. (Judge Dredd)
  • Judge Death is freed by the other Dark Judges. Judges Joe Dredd and Cassandra Anderson pursue them back to Deadworld, where Anderson calls on the lost souls to exorcise them. (Judge Dredd)
  • Judge Orlok adds a psychoacive substance to Mega-City One's water supply, causing the entire city to descend into Block Mania (Judge Dredd)
  • Humanity establishes the first of the Martian colonies. (Star Trek: Voyager)
  • Charming Billy and Odette are born. (Logan's Run)


  • Apocalypse War: With Block Mania in full force, East-Meg One launches a full-scale invasion of Mega-City One, which does not end until Joe Dredd nukes East-Meg One into oblivion. Hilda McGruder, sole survivor of the Council of Five, is appointed Chief Judge. Giant jr. enters Academy of Law. (Judge Dredd)
  • Fink Angel breaks out of jail. Mean Machine Angel is resurrected by Owen Krysler. Fink and Mean team up to kill Joe Dredd, resulting in the death of Fink and imprisonment of Mean. Krysler killed by Justice Department. (Judge Dredd)
  • The Andorians establish contact with the Aenar, a previously isolated sub-species of their race who, as a result of living underground, lost their sight but compensated by developing telepathy. (Star Trek: Enterprise)
  • The Asurian Sovereign is assassinated by human terrorists. (Terra)
  • In the planet Arras Chanka, the first space exploration ship, the UH4, was launched. This event was so important in the story of the civilization, causing all dates from this event to began with positive numbers from that year to present date in their calendar. (Albedo: Erma Felna EDF)



  • An ordinary orangutan named Dave is elected mayor of Mega-City One by popular vote. (Judge Dredd)
  • Grunwalder attempts to clone Owen Krysler, but something goes wrong. (Judge Dredd)
  • Proteus is constructed. Judges Dredd and Anderson travel to the year 2120 to investigate Judge Feyy's prediction. They bring back a zombified Dredd, human Dredd gets bionic eyes, and the mutant form of Krysler is killed by Dredd. (Judge Dredd)
  • The world is a utopia full of polymaths and there is no more global state. (The Shape of Things to Come)
  • The UEC and Asurian Empire declare war on each other. Over the next 150 years the conflict spreads to engulf much of the galaxy. (Terra)
  • Unsung hero Bloodedge sacrifices himself to keep the Black Beast dormant for a year, giving humanity time to research how to create Ars Magus. (Blazblue).
    • Death of Clavis Alucard, head of the Alucard vampire family. He is succeeded by his daughter, Rachel. Before death, he charges her into the care of Valkenhayn R. Hellsing. (Blaz Blue Phase Shift)


  • First hyperspatial jump. (BattleTech)
  • Supersurf 7 is won by Marlon 'Chopper' Shakespeare, who claims the title from six-time world champion Yogi Yakamoto.. (Judge Dredd)


  • Mega-City One attacked by Shojun and his Seven Samurai. Hilda McGruder resigns as Chief Judge and takes the Long Walk. Thomas Silver appointed Chief Judge of Mega-City One. Judge Brufen appointed head of Tek Division. Judge Omar, head of Psi-Div, dies and is replaced by Judge Shenker. Democratic Tendency gains influence among the populace. (Judge Dredd)
  • Supersurf 8 is won by Jug McKenzie (Judge Dredd)
  • Stan Lee arrives in Mega-City One and assassinates crime boss The Swede. He also delivers a high-profile defeat to Joe Dredd (Judge Dredd)
  • Randall Clark encounters Ghouls for the first time, and at first believes he has gone insane. Clark exterminates all feral Ghouls wandering through Zion. (Fallout: New Vegas: "Honest Hearts")


  • August 6: The astronaut Ronald Brent leaves Earth. (Return to the Planet of the Apes)
  • One of the last of the Thrint, Kzanol, is awakened from stasis on Earth after exposure to a Time Retardation field. Immolation of the surface of Pluto. Humanity learns of the Slavers. Bandersnatchi discovered to be sapient. Kzanol returned to stasis. (World of Ptavvs)
  • Supersurf 9 is won by Jug McKenzie. Randolph 'Whitely' Whitey escapes Devil's Island and is killed by Joe Dredd. Chief Judge Silver begins a series of crackdowns on pro-democracy organisations. Simping becomes fashionable. PJ Maybe claims his first victims. Stan 'Deathfist' Lee returns to Mega-City One seeking payment for his last job, and is defeated in combat and imprisoned by Joe Dredd. (Judge Dredd)
  • Icaras is founded by Burnston Burns in Great Britain. (Wipeout)


  • January 1: The Six Heroes, armed with the Nox Nyctores superweapons, defeat the Black Beast for good. (Blazblue).
  • The first scientific outpost is established outside the Solar System. (BattleTech)
  • Judge Brufen appointed to Council of Five. Tek Judge Brufen assassinated. Judge Odell appointed to Council of Five. (Judge Dredd)
  • Judda clone army attacks Mega-City One. Their base of operations in the Radback is eventually destroyed by Judges Dredd and Bruce. (Judge Dredd)
  • Jug McKenzie beats Marlon 'Chopper' Shakespeare in a photo finish to take victory in Supersurf 10. (Judge Dredd)
  • Survivors from the Commonwealth Institute of Technology found the Institute beneath the ruins of Boston, dedicating themselves to the furthering of science. (Fallout 4)


  • Discovery of planet Silvereyes around Beta Hydri (Known Space)
  • First Big Slowboat arrives on Wunderland. New colonists become lower class beneath the First Nineteen Families, which are established as nobility. (Known Space)
  • Kraken, last of the Judda, takes his final exam to qualify as a Judge in Mega-City One, presided over by Judge Dredd. Despite a flawless performance, Dredd fails Kraken. Dredd later resigns and takes the Long Walk. (Judge Dredd)
  • All bases of CATS were destroyed. It seems to be peaceful. But it is incorrect. (Zero Wing)
  • Mary Mary 2 is born. (Logan's Run)


  • September 3: Doraemon is built in a factory in Kawasaki. (Doraemon)
  • October: The MIDAS Incident occurs following the theft of MIDAS from a USN/UCS research base in Alaska. (Front Mission 3)
  • A man discovers a guitar in the ruins of a city destroyed in the great war that destroyed the Elder Race of Man. His attempt to rediscover the lost arts of music is rebuffed by the Priests of the Temples of Syrinx, and he commits suicide after imagining the world the Elders lived in. (Rush)
  • Plateau is settled. The six members of the ship's crew become the ruling class over the fifty passengers. (Known Space)
  • Chief Judge Silver covers up Judge Dredd's resignation by replacing him with Kraken. (Judge Dredd)
  • Necropolis: Sisters of Death, with the unwitting aid of Judges Kraken and Agee, revive the Dark Judges, who seize control of Mega-City One. They are defeated thanks to the joint efforts of Judges Dredd, McGruder, Anderson, and a small group of cadets.(Judge Dredd)
  • Judge Morph dies in a traffic accident. Rog Niles appointed head of Special Judicial Service. (Judge Dredd)
  • Birth of Jonathan Archer to Henry and Sally Archer in upstate New York. Jonathan would spent most of his early life in San Francisco and grow up to become captain of the Enterprise. (Star Trek: Enterprise)
  • Vulcans accuse the Andorians of an incursion on the planet Weytahn/Paan Mokar, which is supposed to have been evacuated since 2097. The incursion violates a treaty between them and leads to a period of cold war lasting decades. (Star Trek: Enterprise)
  • In the timeline created by Minax's manipulations, most life on Earth has been destroyed in a nuclear war, and the only remaining human settlement is Pirates Bay in the ruins of the Soviet Union. (Ultima II)
  • Humanity's first contact with the Chenjesu. The race requests humanity's help against the Ur-Quan. note (Star Control)
  • A time-travelling historian leaves from this year to witness the sinking of the RMS Titanic. They do not return. (Chrononauts)


  • May 12: Terrorist group Sons of Erin launch a series of bombings aimed at ending the ridicule they have suffered since their country was converted into a theme park. (Judge Dredd)
  • October: Judge Grice illegally attempts undermine the democratic movement and sentenced to 20 years hard labour on Titan. (Judge Dredd)
  • November 1: In a referendum, the people of Mega-City One vote against reinstituting democracy. (Judge Dredd)
  • The Centauri conquer the planet Narn. (Babylon 5)
  • Reportedly war, poverty, disease, and the causes thereof have been eliminated on Earth. (Star Trek: First Contact)
  • Thomas Silver reclaims his position as Chief Judge, and is promptly executed by Judge Dredd for desertion of duty. (Judge Dredd)
  • Joe Dredd first encounters time-travelling search/destroy agents Johnny Alpha and Wulf Sternhammer. (Judge Dredd)
  • Earth's junk satellites are rounded up and dumped on Enceladus. (Futurama)
  • Assegai Developments is founded in Durban, South Africa. (Wipeout)


  • July: Judgement Day. Sabbat, a criminal from the future, raises an army of zombies. Mega-City Two, Sino-City One, Djakarta, South Am City, and Brasilia, and Casablanca are destroyed. Sabbat eventually brought down by a multinational force of Judges, aided by time-travelling search/destroy agent Johnny Alpha. (Judge Dredd).
  • Mechanismo project begins, with the intention of bolstering the ranks of the Judges with battle robots. It doesn't go as planned. (Judge Dredd)
  • Hadrian Volt appointed Chief of Sector 53. (Judge Dredd)


  • Scientist John Hopkins proves the existence of Telepaths. Pope Pius XV offers shelter to the Telepaths. (Babylon 5)
  • America Beeny Born (Judge Dredd)
  • Approximate start of the medical career of Dr. Phlox of Denobula. He would serve four decades later as chief medical officer of the Enterprise. (Star Trek: Enterprise)
  • Battle between Harman Smith and Kun Lan continues in Shanghai. (killer7)
  • The second Earth-built jumpgate reaches Alpha Centauri and becomes fully operational, but it is not needed because the system already contains two alien gates. The second planet of the system, dubbed Taurus, quickly becomes the largest of Earth's extrasolar colonies with nearly 100,000 citizens. A poorly tested software update for the existing terraformers is sent out via message drones and radio. (X-Universe)


  • In the aftermath of the Mechanismo disaster, and realising her own mental instability, Hilda McGruder once again resigns as Chief Judge. She is replaced by Hadrian Volt. Paul Herriman appointed Deputy Chief Judge. (Judge Dredd)
  • The inaugural F7200 Anti-Gravity Racing League commences. (Wipeout 3)


  • Judge Rohan, Sector Chief of 'The Pit', is murdered by the Frendz Mob. Judge Dredd is assigned to replace him. After a long and bloody conflict, the mob is forced out. Judges Buell and Garcia appointed chief and deputy chief of the local SJS. (Judge Dredd)
  • Judge Edgar is found to be illicitly keeping blackmail material on various Judges, which had been compiled by Judge Cal. No action is taken. (Judge Dredd)
  • Paul Herriman appointed chairman of Council of Five. (Judge Dredd)
  • The Arcean Empire makes contact with Earth, and give the humans plans for a stargate. The humans surprise everyone by using the technology to invent Warp Drive, and freely distribute this revolutionary new discovery amongst the other galactic civilizations. (Galactic Civilizations).


  • December 13: Having created the Sanctuary Project in the hope of preserving humanity's knowledge as all signs indicate that a nuclear war is imminent, David Eakins uses his Time Machine to travel forward in time to 2319 in order to determine what caused the war. He intends to return to his own time and use the information that he obtains to prevent it from ever happening. It turns out that the revelation that time travel is possible is what leads to the outbreak of the war. Having realized that time travel could be used as a weapon, the United States' enemies, including the Eastern Bloc, launch a preemptive strike to ensure that it would never happen. The US responds in kind. The world is devastated by the ensuing nuclear war in 2119, creating the world that Eakins hoped to prevent. (Logan's Run)
  • About 8000 people relocate to Mars, and 12,000 to Luna to escape an impending catastrophe on Earth caused by a close encounter with a 62 km comet. (Darkspace)


  • The Second Neosapien War begins. (Exo Squad)
  • America Beeny enters Mega-City One Academy of Law (Judge Dredd)
  • The Warp Five Complex is established outside Bozeman, Montana. Engineers, including Zefram Cochrane and Henry Archer, work for the development of an engine able to reach Warp 5 speeds.(Star Trek: Enterprise)
  • Zefram Cochrane leaves his home at an Alpha Centauri colony and disappears without a trace. He is eventually declared legally deceased. He would be discovered alive in 2267, kept alive as a companion by an alien lifeform. (Star Trek: The Original Series)


  • April 6: The Joker's ghost arrives in Mega-City One and releases the Dark Judges in exchange for immortality. They grant this by making him one of them. (Die Laughing)
  • April 7: The Dark Judges stage a massacre in the Megasphere, are eventually sealed away by Judge Dredd and Batman. During this event, Deputy Chief Judge Paul Herriman is killed by Judge Mortis. (Die Laughing)
  • Creation of the Terran Space Navy. (BattleTech)
  • Judge Feyy's prediction regarding the Judge Child does not come to pass. Zombie Dredd spontaneously reanimates and is returned to his own timeline. Alternate future  (Judge Dredd)


  • April: Mylo Steamwitz sets out to the planet Altair in order to mine it for its valuable crystals. note (Crystal Caves)
  • November 27: Birth of Kei in Nioghi Colony. (Dirty Pair)
  • Second Robot War occurs in Mega-City One. In the aftermath, Chief Judge Volt commits suicide. (Judge Dredd)
  • Birth of Charles "Trip" Tucker III in Panama City, Florida. He develops a fascination for mechanical engineering at an early age, and would grow up to become the chief engineer of the Enterprise. (Star Trek: Enterprise)


  • March 18: Birth of Yuri in Yocha Colony. (Dirty Pair)
  • First Freezer Bill passed, making it legal for people who are technically dead when they were frozen to be broken up for the Organ Banks, if they would be unable to support themselves if awakened. Twelve hundred thousand people are broken up for the Organ Banks. Most of these are "The Freezeout Kids", young people who are unable to adjust to the world they lived in and chose the frozen sleep (Known Space)
  • Judge Rico graduates as a full Judge, his final exam overseen by Judge Dredd. Barbara Hershey is elected Chief Judge of Mega-City One in a landslide victory. (Judge Dredd)
  • Following an investigation by Judge Niles, Judge Edgar is dismissed as chief of Public Surveillance Unit and assigned to oversee Cursed Earth Correctional Facility 17. Rog Niles, chief of the Special Judicial Service, is assigned to oversee the PSU. (Judge Dredd)
  • The Weyland-Yutani commercial hauler USCSS Nostromo receives an unidentified distress signal coming from the planet LV-426. (Alien)
  • Birth of T'Pau on planet Vulcan. She would grow to become a diplomat, judge, and philosopher. She would also serve as one of the early leaders of the Syrrannite movement, a reformation movement based on the ideas of antimilitarism and ruthless application of logic. (Star Trek: Enterprise, Star Trek: Voyager)
  • Estimated birth of Malcolm Reed in England. His aquaphobia would prevent him from pursuing a career in the Royal Navy, leading him to enlist in Starfleet instead. He would eventually become the armory officer and tactical officer of the Enterprise. (Star Trek: Enterprise, novel Last Full Measure)


  • November 27: The SS Mariposa is launched from the Baikonur Cosmodrome. (Star Trek: The Next Generation)
  • Dark Judges launch a plague. Virkolak apparently defeated by Judges Dredd and Karyn. (Judge Dredd)
  • Child refugees, escapees from a facility known as "The School", arrive in Zion. Randall Clark takes it upon himself to watch over them, leaving them food, gifts and weapons at night, alongside small messages. (Fallout: New Vegas: "Honest Hearts")


  • Phssthpok the Pak arrives in the Solar system after millennia of sublight travel. He transforms a Belter, Jack Brennan, into the Protector stage; Brennan kills Phssthpok. Brennan begins manipulating human society from behind the scenes to ensure total safety and security for all. (Protector)
  • Judge Death escapes confinement and disappears into the Cursed Earth. (Judge Dredd)
  • Death of prominent engineer Henry Archer due to Clarke's Disease, a degenerative disorder of the brain. He is survived by his wife Sally and son Jonathan. (Star Trek: Enterprise, novel Rosetta)
  • The children of Zion belives that they're guarded by a divine entity called "The Father In the Caves" and form a religion around him. Randall Clark, old and dying from lung cancer, leaves a final message to the children, then climbs the highest peak of Zion to die, not wanting to disappoint the children should they find his body and realize The Father is just a broken old man. The children eventually flourish as a tribe and name themselves The Sorrows. (Fallout: New Vegas: "Honest Hearts")


  • February 3: Passage of the Second Freezer Bill by the Security Council, allowing for the breaking up of the Group II (insane or otherwise not defective enough to serve as organ donors) frozen "Corpscicles" into the Organ Banks. Three hundred thousand are "eligible". (Known Space)
  • March: Colony ship "Iron Maiden" crash-lands on We Made It. (Known Space)

     2126 C.E.- 2150 C.E. 
  • A group of Mega-City One Judges raid a Sov gulag to rescue hostages. Las Vegas nuked by Judge Death (Judge Dredd)
  • Birth of Travis Mayweather aboard the ECS Horizon to Captain Paul Mayweather, snr (captain) and Rianna (medic and chief engineer). Travis would grow to become the helmsman of the Enterprise. (Star Trek: Enterprise, novel Rosetta)


  • June 8: Pierre Belmondo passes away at the age of 123, a few hours after watching the birth of his great-great-granddaughter Natasha. (Wipeout)
  • Judge Grice is crippled in an explosion. He is given cybernetic limbs and assigned as Judge Warden to the House of Pain. Judge Karyn is possessed by the Virkolak and sealed at Psi-Division HQ. (Judge Dredd)
  • The Cenobite Pinhead is defeated for good in a space station built for that very purpose. (Hellraiser: Bloodline)
  • The One Day Incident occurs. (Left Alive)


  • Establishment of an independent Martian government. more (Red Mars Trilogy)
  • Chief Judge Hershey sends a force to Ciudad Baranquillo to install a government more amenable to Mega-City One's interests, under the guise of a peacekeeping force. (Judge Dredd)


  • Robert Booth, having awoken from cryogenic suspension, obtains the body of Eustace Fargo and holds it to ransom. Booth is killed by Judge Dredd, and Fargo dies soon after. Serial killer PJ Maybe is elected mayor of Mega-City One under the name Byron Ambrose. (Judge Dredd)
  • Birth of Hoshi Sato in Kyoto, Japan. She would grow to become a prominent linguist and the communications officer of the Enterprise. (Star Trek: Enterprise)
  • World government established. (Legend of Galactic Heroes)


  • Orbital telescopes detect the presence of a massive space ship of unknown origin, designated Rama, passing through the solar system. (Rendezvous with Rama)
  • Under pressure from Judge Dredd, Chief Judge Hershey repeals Mega-City One's anti-mutant laws. America Beeny graduates from the Academy of Law at the age of 15. (Judge Dredd)
  • Judge Edgar steers Judge Dredd towards the surviving members of the Citizen's Court, hoping he will be killed. She dies of cancer before she can be brought to justice. (Judge Dredd)
  • The beginnings of Cosmic Religion. (The Psychotechnic League)


  • Chief Judge Hershey deposed and replaced by Dan Francisco. Anti-mutant laws reinstated in Mega-City One. Mutants exiled to townships in the Cursed Earth. Judge Dredd assigned to oversee law and order in these townships. Rog Niles retires and takes up a teaching post. (Judge Dredd)


  • Due to illness, Dan Francisco delegates his responsibilities to Martin Sinfield. Sinfield's disastrous handling of Mega-City One lead to his impeachment thanks to independent actions of Joe Dredd and PJ Maybe. Maybe is imprisoned once again. (Judge Dredd)
  • The Metal Wars result in the subjugation of humans by our war machines the Bio-Mechs lead by Lord Dread. (Captain Power and the Soldiers of the Future)
  • Broadcast company Overtel gains full control over the F7200 League's leadership, the F7200 Commission. (Wipeout)
  • Triakis Industries is formed from the merger of several military supply companies. (Wipeout)


  • Kai Taluno, a Bajoran religious leader, has a strange experience while traveling in the Denorios belt. His spacecraft malfunctions, while Taluno himself has a vision of the heavens opening up and nearly swallowing said ship. His record of the incident would lead to the discovery of the Bajoran wormhole in 2369. (Star Trek: Deep Space Nine)
  • PJ Maybe escapes from prison. Yevgeny Borisenko, an East-Meg One survivor, puts into motion the final stages of his plan to destroy Mega-City One. (Judge Dredd)
  • Dylan Hunt awakens from suspended animation after 154 years. (Genesis II)


  • Planet Arknar is discovered becoming a subject of study for feudalism department of the the Earth's 'Institute of Experimental History'. (Noon Universe)
  • The USS Carrizal attempts to initiate first contact with the Romulans. (Star Trek)
  • Day of Chaos: Yevgeny Borisenko orchestrates the release of an insanity-inducing plague in Mega-City One, media manipulation, terrorist attacks, anti-Judge sentiment, and the release of the Dark Judges. These events create a perfect storm that leads to the deaths of 75% of Mega-City One's civilian population and 60% of the Judges. (Judge Dredd)


  • "Ender" Wiggin destroys the Formic fleet and empire thus saving Earth. (Ender's Game)
  • Founding of the World Welfare Work Association. (Dirty Pair)


  • Jody N'Kumo discovers the Bamboo Valley on the planet Isis. (The Guardian of Isis)


  • The Romulans discover warp technology. (Star Trek)
  • The Master begins mass-producing his super mutant army by abducting humans and dipping them in vats of FEV. Few survive, and fewer still are deemed fit to join the Unity. (Fallout)
  • Xios International is formed in Finland. (Wipeout)
  • The Nexus crosses through the Milky Way Galaxy. (Star Trek: Generations)



  • A 14-year-old alien girl leads a children's revolution. (Libertaria)
  • A man and a woman travel back in time to 1986 to meet Jenny Templeton, who will later become the first President of Earth. The man then travels to 32 B.C.E. to meet Cleopatra VII. (The Twilight Zone (1985))


  • War erupts between the United Civilized States (UCS) and the Eurasian Dynasty (ED) on post-nuclear Earth. (Earth 2140)
  • Icaras shuts down following the tragic death of Burnston Burns in a ballooning accident. Their assets are seized by FEISAR. (Wipeout)


  • Planet Saula discovered by Saul Repnin, home of the 'everlasting machines'. (Noon Universe)


  • In the midst of a new Ice Age, the Pan-Asian Coalition and the European Union wage a large-scale war over the world's few remaining natural resources. (Battlefield 2142)
  • Thy'lek Shran, an Andorian military officer, becomes commander of the warship Kumari. It is his first command position. Shran would eventually help establish an alliance between Andoria and Earth. (Star Trek: Enterprise)
  • The culturally-diverse population of Vault 15 splinters. One group founds the community of Shady Sands, while the others form gangs - the Vipers, Jackals and Khans - and begin raiding neighboring settlements. (Fallout)


  • The NX test program of Starfleet has a breakthrough, when a pair of prototype pathfinder starships break the warp 2 barrier. (Star Trek: Enterprise)
  • Wolfgang Van-Uber, former ace AG pilot, founds Van-Uber Racing Developments. (Wipeout)


  • The NX test program of Starfleet has a breakthrough, when one of its prototype ships manages to break the warp 3 barrier. (Star Trek: Enterprise)


  • November 15-16: All hell breaks loose on the UAC Mars research facility - literally. The situation is stopped by a nameless Space Marine. (Doom 3)
  • A fleet of terraformers enters the Solar System and begins trying to "terraform" the inner planets, including Earth. (X-Universe)


  • Global warming has long since melted all the ice on Earth. The Warp Gate now allows eager snow boarders to snow board anywhere in the Galaxy with appropriate snow conditions. (Project Powder)
  • The Terraformer War devastates Earth and most of its colonies. In the end, USC Admiral Nathan R. Gunne is able to lure the bulk of the terraformer fleet through the Solar System jumpgate, which is destroyed behind him. There is almost no spaceflight on Earth for several centuries thereafter, and construction of another gate is deemed out of the question. (X-Universe)


  • The Ancients' plans, already endangered by Earth's inventing jumpgates on its own, are rendered moot by the raging terraformers. To construct a working community of species able to survive, they alter the gate system to create a closed loop containing only those who have encountered the terraformers in the past 80 years. The modern X-Universe is born. (X-Universe)


  • Human explorers find a Prothean data cache on Mars, leading to the discovery of element zero and the Mass Relays, allowing humanity to first travel beyond the solar system.more (Mass Effect)
  • Birth of Freddy "Chameleon" Finegan in the Cotswold Wastes. (Strontium Dog)
  • Captain Joseph Reardon, an astronaut from 1963, is sent forward in time to this year and finds that Earth is a desolate wasteland. A mutated human named Andro travels back in time to October 1963 to prevent the birth of Bertram Cabot, Jr. so that this bleak future will not come about. (The Outer Limits (1963))


  • Republic of Zeon becomes the Principality of Zeon. (UC 0069) (Mobile Suit Gundam)
  • The construction of the Enterprise (NX-01) begins. It is intended to become the first warp 5-capable starship created on Earth, allowing the planet to become a legitimate interstellar power. (Star Trek: Enterprise)
  • Racing team Qirex is taken over by Tigron Enterprises, a branch of the Russian crime syndicate that has taken over the country's government. (Wipeout)


  • Second Atomic War occurs. 70% of Britain's population is wiped out, and the mutant population skyrockets. John Kreelman born to Diana and Nelson Bunker Kreelman. Laws are passed in New Britain restricting mutants from owning business or property. Birth of Tom "Birdy" Lilly in Doncaster. (Strontium Dog)
  • The Centauri Republic begins to crumble. (Babylon 5)
  • Zathras is born on Epsilon 3. (Babylon 5)
  • San Diego is destroyed by a nuke. (Babylon 5)
  • Brennan begins a process of kidnapping humans to work as assistants on his various projects, the first one returning after four months. He returns them afterwards, memories wiped and bank accounts full. (Protector)
  • Formation of the United Earth government, with all previous human governments united into one organization. Many nation-states and confederations retain their individual identities, though participating in the wider government. (Star Trek: The Next Generation).
  • Assegai Developments is bought from the United African Nations by Piranha Advancements for an undisclosed sum of money. (Wipeout)
  • The F7200 Commission and Overtel announce their plans to upgrade the league to the F9000 League. (Wipeout)

     2151 C.E.- 2175 C.E. 
  • April: The Enterprise (NX-01) is launched, under the command of Captain Jonathan Archer. T'Pol of Vulcan serves as the first officer, Charles "Trip" Tucker as chief engineer, Malcolm Reed as security chief, Hoshi Sato as communications officer, Travis Mayweather as helmsman, Dr. Phlox of Denobula as chief medical officer. (Star Trek: Enterprise)
  • June: First contact between Humans and Andorians. (Star Trek: Enterprise)
  • Birth of Sting Ray on Rathin Island. (Strontium Dog)


  • The Arthur C. Clarke arrives at Plateau. Its crew and passengers are forced into the lower class of the social system established by the first colony ship. (Known Space)
  • First contact between Earth and Romulan vessels. Visual contact, however, is avoided. (Star Trek: Enterprise)
  • The Andorians and Vulcans, long-involved in a territorial dispute, conclude a cease fire. (Star Trek: Enterprise)
  • The Master encounters a doomsday cult, whose members pledge themselves to his service. (Fallout)


  • The Xindi alliance attempts an attack on Earth by means of super-weapon. A destructive blast at the continent of America cuts a swath from Florida to Venezuela, resulting in the death of 7 million people. The weapon then self-destructs. The Xindi start planning on improvements. Enterprise is sent to the Xindi in order to resolve the conflict through diplomatic means. (Star Trek: Enterprise)
  • Birth of Edward "Spud" O'Riley in Dublin. (Strontium Dog)


  • April 11: Commander Shepard is born. (Mass Effect)
  • May: Paraplegic Marine Jake Sully lands on Pandora, a moon circling the planet Polyphemus. (Avatar)
  • August: Jake Sully successfully makes peace with the native Na'vi on Pandora. more  (Avatar)
  • The Romulans place an effort to destabilize other powers through both military and diplomatic means. Andoria, Earth, Tellar Prime, and Vulcan form an alliance against the common threat. The Klingons are preoccupied with an augmentation virus running rampant through their population, avoiding participation in the conflict. (Star Trek: Enterprise)
  • Birth of Durham Red. (Strontium Dog)


  • February 17: A Precursor ship, carrying a human scientific expedition, returns to the Solar System. (Star Control II)
  • November 10: Cassandra Loren, an expert on 20th Century history, travels back in time to Los Angeles in 1978 in order to use her knowledge of the future to make a fortune. Adam Clement follows her back to stop her. (Wonder Woman (1975))
  • Dave Lister is abandoned in a pub in Liverpool in a box marked Our Rob or Ross Ouroboros more  justification  (Red Dwarf)
  • The Coalition of Planets, a loose alliance, is established. The members include Andorians, Coridanites, Denobulans, Humans, Rigelians, Tellarites, and Vulcans. (Star Trek: Enterprise)
  • Leo Davidson time-travels to the Earth of this year and lands in Washington. DC. However, Leo finds his world dominated by sentient apes and sees a monument to his enemy General Thade, as the Great Liberator. (Planet of the Apes (2001) and adaptations)
  • Human Systems Alliance pilot, Jeff "Joker" Moreau is born. (Mass Effect)
  • The Master conquers the Boneyard vault and moves his base of operations there. (Fallout)
  • Birth of Back-to-Front Jones in the Colchester Wastes. (Strontium Dog)
  • AG Systems declares bankruptcy. Their racing team is sold off to G-Tech Systems. (Wipeout)


  • Arkanar Massacre and the technological catastrophe on Rainbow. (Noon Universe)
  • The Centauri make First Contact with the Earth Alliance. (Babylon 5)
  • The Earth-Romulan War begins. Preceding skirmishes had started in 2154. (Star Trek: Enterprise)
  • Birth of Talla to Thy'lek Shran and his wife Jhamel. She is an Andorian-Aenar hybrid. (Star Trek: Enterprise)
  • The Master's cultists form a religious movement called the Children of the Cathedral, expanding his power base across the wasteland and secretly searching for untainted Vault populations to convert into super mutants. (Fallout)
  • The inaugural F9000 Anti-Gravity Racing League is formed; the F7200 Commission is reformed as the F9000 International Federation of Anti-Gravity Racing. This league introduced a larger focus on vehicular combat. (Wipeout Fusion)
  • The Redjac entity murders ten women in Heliopolis on Alpha Eridani II. (Star Trek: The Original Series)


  • Kammerer Crisis on Saraksh. (Noon Universe)
  • Nelson Bunker Kreelman passes a law barring mutants from employment.(Strontium Dog)
  • Daleks invade and occupy Earth after a plague wipes out much of humanity. (Doctor Who)
  • Only twelve years after leaving their solar system for the first time, humans make first contact with an alien species (the Turians). An unfortunate misunderstanding is followed by a series of escalating conflicts, collectively known as the "First Contact War" and ended only when Citadel diplomats step in to settle the matter. (Mass Effect)


  • In the aftermath of the First Contact War, the human-supremacist organisation Cerberus is formed. (Mass Effect)
  • Thy'lek Shran is suspected of stealing a Teneebian amethyst, resulting in several former associates turning against him. He fakes his own death to protect his family from the schemes of his enemies. He would not resurface until 2161. (Star Trek: Enterprise)


  • January 3: One Year War begins between Principality of Zeon and Earth Federation. (UC 0079) (Mobile Suit Gundam)
  • September 8: Gundam Rises: a sneak attack on Side 7 forces civilian Amuro Ray to take up the prototype Mobile Suit RX-78-2 Gundam. (Mobile Suit Gundam)
  • November 7: Operation Odessa, the attack on the Zeon mining base in Odessa, starts. The turning point of the One Year War happens here. (Mobile Suit Gundam)
  • December 19: Operation Rubicon: Zeon soldiers invade Side 6, intending on destroying the RX-78NT-1 Gundam "ALEx". Test pilot Christina MacKenzie takes up the Gundam to stop them. (Mobile Suit Gundam 0080: War in the Pocket)
  • December 24: Operation Cemballo - the invasion on the Zeon fortress Solomon. (Mobile Suit Gundam)
  • December 25: The War In The Pocket: Bernard Wiseman, hoping to stop his commander from nuking Side 6, takes his Zaku II Custom to battle the NT-1, not knowing that its pilot is his old neighbor Christina, Christina in the dark about the Zaku pilot as well. note  (Mobile Suit Gundam 0080: War in the Pocket)
  • Central Bureaucracy established. (Futurama)


  • January 1: Battle of A Baoa Qu; One Year War ends.more  (UC 0080) (Mobile Suit Gundam)
  • August 17: Darien Lambert is born. (Time Trax)
  • The Earth-Romulan War ends with the Battle of Cheron. Earth wins with the assistance of its allies: Andoria, Tellar, and Vulcan. The Romulan Neutral Zone is established in the aftermath. It effectively isolates the two opposing sides from each other. (Star Trek: Enterprise, Star Trek: The Original Series)
  • Birth of Maeve the Many-Armed in Armagh. (Strontium Dog)



  • John Kreelman joins the mutant resistance under the alias Johnny Alpha. Nelson Bunker Kreelman begins a policy of evicting all mutants from their homes. Milton Keynes becomes the biggest mutant ghetto in Europe. (Strontium Dog)
  • The Rainforest Wars begin as UN, Koslovic and Frieden forces clash over ideological differences. (Halo)
  • The Vault Dweller defeats the Master, destroys Mariposa Military Base, and returns to Vault 13 with a replacement water chip. Though thankful, the Overseer exiles the Vault Dweller before his experiences and new ideas can contaminate the Vault. The Vault Dweller leaves his home, never to return. (Fallout)



  • Jonathan Archer becomes an honorary member of the Andorian Imperial Guard. (Star Trek: Enterprise)
  • Death of Durham Red's parents. Red lives on the streets for the next few years. (Strontium Dog)
  • The Temtesh Bay Disaster occurs at the eponymous racetrack in Australia. A missile fired at another ship in the mine causes a cave-in, killing 6 racers and trapping many others for several days. (Wipeout Fusion)


  • Earth joins the Systems Commonwealth. (7085 CY) (Andromeda)
  • Proxima 3 becomes the first extra-solar colony of the Earth Alliance. (Babylon 5)
  • The Systems Alliance is granted an embassy on the Citadel. (Mass Effect)
  • Lt. David Anderson and Spectre Saren Arterius are assigned to track down Dr. Shu Qian and his supporter Edan Had'dah after it is discovered that they had been involved in illegal AI research. The mission ends in failure, with both suspects killed before they can be captured. (Mass Effect: Revelation)
  • Birth of Sarek on planet Vulcan. His father is Skon, famous for translating The Teachings of Surak into English. (Star Trek: The Original Series, Star Trek: The Next Generation, Star Trek: Enterprise)
  • A faction of Vault 13 residents leave their home to join the Vault Dweller, forming the village of Arroyo. (Fallout 2)



  • The shockwave of Hydrus Beta supernova hits Earth, nearly destroying humanity. (Stellvia of the Universe)
  • New British Parliament establishes the Ministry of Mutation, headed up by Nelson Bunker Kreelman. The ministry's first act is to establish death camps for all mutants. (Strontium Dog)
  • Friday 13, month unknown: Mutant Uprising in New Britain. Ministry of Mutations abolished. Nelson Bunker Kreelman forced to resign. Galactic Crime Comission established. Participants in uprising exiled from Earth. (Strontium Dog)
  • The Daleks' ten-year occupation of Earth is ended (thanks to help from the First Doctor). (Doctor Who)
  • AEUG battles against the Earth Federation's oppressive Titans organization. (UC 0087) (Mobile Suit Zeta Gundam)


  • AEUG battles Neo Zeon forces. (UC 0088) (Gundam ZZ)
  • The White Rhinoceros (Ceratotherium simum) becomes an extinct species. (Star Trek: The Next Generation)
  • Pascale Rouser, Auricom's lead pilot, wins the F9000 League. Following this, Auricom pulls out of the League in protest of its policies. (Wipeout Fusion)


  • Pickman Carter repels a Mongol invasion of Australia using "strange means." (Cthulhu Mythos)
  • Jonathan Archer is appointed Federation ambassador to Andoria. (Star Trek: Enterprise)


  • October: Documents are released exposing corruption and illegal practices within and between Overtel and the F9000 Federation, as well as many other parties including several crime syndicates. This leads to the suspension of the F9000 League, as well as the seizure of Overtel's headquarters in New York City and the arrest of several of its board members. Tigron (and its syndicate as a whole) collapses, and G-Tech does as well following a series of financial meltdowns. As a result of all this, the world falls into an economic depression that continues through the decade. (Wipeout)
  • Wanted criminal Max Bubba and his gang break out of Canterbury Keep and flee back in time. Johnny Alpha is dispatched to apprehend them. (Strontium Dog)
  • Wulf Sternhammer is accidentally brought forward in time by Johnny Alpha and decides to remain in the future. (Strontium Dog)
  • The United Earth Government and the United Nations Space Command are formed. (Halo)
  • The colony of Mindoir is raided by batarian slavers, who succeed in kidnapping most of the population. Only a handful of survivors are left when an Alliance battlegroup, centered on the carrier Einstein, finally reaches the planet (Mass Effect).
  • Humanist Revolt. Psychotechnic Institute abolished. (The Psychotechnic League)
  • Overdrive Mask de Smith leads the Fifth Smith Syndicate to victory over billions of Final Smiles in Detroit. (killer7)
  • Having become convinced that no return to Earth will be possible, the government of the exiled humans purges Earth from its history books to start a new era. (X-Universe)


  • Harman Smith and Kun Lan play a neverending game of chess, fearing his apparition. (killer7)
  • Following G-Tech's shutdown, AG Systems reopens as an AG research enterprise. (Wipeout)
  • As the world's superpowers began constructing orbital elevators, Cold War-like tensions arise among the superpowers as space-based espionage becomes commonplace. This culminates in an attack on New York City in an attempt to destroy the orbital elevator there. (Front Mission Evolved)




  • Kliff Undersn steps down as the leader of the Sacred Order of Holy Knights, and is replaced by Ky Kiske. (Guilty Gear)


  • December: Julian Comstock becomes President of the United States under the provisions of the 52nd amendment when the previous president, Deklan Comstock, is overthrown by the Army of the Laurentians. (Julian Comstock)
  • A mining team working on the moon Callisto is attacked. One of the miners, Dingo Egret, finds Jehuty hidden in the ice, and becomes its pilot. (Zone of the Enders: the 2nd Runner)


  • Gulf stream restarted to avert an ice age. (Crashlander)
  • Jonathan Archer becomes a Federation Councilor. (Star Trek: Enterprise)
  • Sol Badguy confronts Justice, the leader of the Gear army. He loses, but the battle throws Justice off long enough for the Holy Order to seal her away and put an end to the human-Gear Crusade war. (Guilty Gear)

Mid-22nd century

  • Earth is conquered by the Praxis. (Dread Empire's Fall) justification 

     2176 C.E.- 2200 C.E. 
  • The Skyllian Blitz: an enormous fleet of slavers, pirates and batarians attacks the human colony of Elysium. Garrison forces augmented by civilian irregulars succeed in holding off the enemy until an Alliance task force reaches the planet and decimates the pirate fleet. Legendary soldier Commander Shepard may have fought in the battle. (Mass Effect)
  • The group of Zeon renmants known as The Sleeves and the Earth Federation begin a conflict over Laplace's Box. (UC 0096) (Mobile Suit Gundam Unicorn)
  • The Nexus crosses through the Milky Way Galaxy. (Star Trek: Generations)


  • December 25: Birth of Dizzy, a half-Gear woman. Due to her hybrid nature, she would mature rapidly and be effectively an adult by the age of three. (Guilty Gear)
  • The planet of Akuze serves as the location for humanity's first contact with Thresher Maws when they devour the entire colony. A marine unit sent to investigate suffers near-100% casualties; legendary soldier Commander Shepard may have been one of the few survivors. (Mass Effect)
  • Harimau International, a humanitarian organization, is founded in Malaysia to aid Asian countries in the economic depression of the 70s. They would later enter the world of AG racing as a publicity stunt. (Wipeout)


  • The Foundling crisis. (Noon Universe)
  • In retaliation for the Skyllian Blitz, the Alliance launches a major assault against pirate bases on the moon of Torfan. Despite horrendous losses to the marines, the pirates are utterly wiped out. Legendary soldier Commander Shepard may have commanded the marine contingent. (Mass Effect)
  • Contact is lost with the colony Hadley's Hope on the planet Acheron, aka LV-426. The USS Sulaco and its detachment of Colonial Marines is sent to investigate, along with adviser Ellen Ripley, the sole survivor of the Nostramo. (Aliens)
  • The Institute begins experimenting with FEV, resulting in a new population of Super Mutants to plague the East Coast. (Fallout 4)


  • An escape pod from the USS Sulaco lands on the prison planet Fiorina "Fury" 161, with one human survivor and one inhuman stowaway. (Alien³)
  • Feliks Levovich announces the re-establishment of Qirex; he is later named the director. (Wipeout)


  • Bounty hunters Johnny Alpha an Wulf Sternhammer join forces with a Gronk. Later, the trio brings down the entire Wolrog Empire. (Strontium Dog)
  • Humanist regime overthrown. (The Psychotechnic League)
  • A Commonwealth militia called the Minutemen rises to prominence after it successfully defends Diamond City from a horde of Super Mutants. (Fallout 4)
  • The Second Sacred Order Tournament is held to find combatants that could join the new Sacred Order of Holy Knights. Entrants include Sol Badguy, Ky Kiske, Kliff Undersn and a whole bunch of other weirdos. Sol wins, defeating the tournament's true coordinator - a Gear named Testament - and the revived form of Justice. (Guilty Gear)
    • A revolutionary named Gabriel leads a successful coup against the corrupt government of Zepp, and becomes its new president. One of his allies is the man-mountain Potemkin, who Gabriel posts to his elite personal guard. (Guilty Gear)


  • A new Commander Gear named Dizzy surfaces, prompting another tournament to find people capable of defeating her and preventing another Crusade war. She is eventually defeated by Jam Kuradoberi . (Guilty Gear X)


  • Johnny Alpha, Wulf Sternhammer, and the Gronk, in the course of claiming the bounty on Fly's-Eyes Wagner, are sucked into Hell. They manage to escape more . (Strontium Dog)
  • At the request of the United African Nations, Assegai Developments is returned to their original location in South Africa from Piranha Advancements in Brazil. (Wipeout)
  • The Robo-Ky fighting units are decommissioned. One survives, doing odd-job freelance work. (Guilty Gear)


  • Johnny Alpha, Wulf Sternhammer, and the Gronk are sent back in time to 1945 by the Committee for Ultimate Retribution to apprehend Adolf Schicklgruber and bring him forward in time to stand trial for war crimes. (Strontium Dog)
  • AG racing's amateur scene emerges. (Wipeout)
  • True Danzinger is born. (Earth 2)


  • Rogue Council Spectre Saren Arterius attacks the Citadel with the aid of the geth and his flagship Sovereign. He nearly succeeds in taking control of the staion, but is thwarted at the last second by the arrival of the Systems Alliance Fifth Fleet. Saren is killed by newly-promoted human Spectre Commander Shepard in the Council Chamber. (Mass Effect)
  • Three weeks later, Shepard's ship, Normandy SR-1, is ambushed and utterly destroyed by an unknown ship, later revealed to be a Collector cruiser. Shepard is killed in action. (Mass Effect 2)
  • Cerberus agents attack the quarian starship Idenna in order to recover a young biotic prodigy they had been experimenting on. After the attack, the child remains on the Idenna, and the Migrant Fleet begins searching for a new home. (Mass Effect: Ascension)
  • Johnny Alpha tracks Nelson Bunker Kreelman to the planet Stavros and traps him in a time loop. (Strontium Dog)
  • Brennan crashes an ice asteroid onto Mars, killing the stone-age Martians, which explode on contact with water, on the off chance that they might be a threat to humanity at some point. (Protector)


  • Jonathan Archer is elected President of the United Federation of Planets. (Star Trek: Enterprise)
  • The planet Sonra-4, about twelve gates away from Taurus, is discovered and settled. In 2241, it is renamed Argon after Nathan R. Gunne. (X-Universe)
  • Ulysses Adair is born. (Earth 2)


  • September: The astronauts Captain James Webber, Professor Kurt Meyers and Peter Kirby's ship is launched from Earth. (The Twilight Zone (1959))
  • Human colonies in the Terminus Systems begin vanishing without a trace. Shepard, long thought dead, is reportedly sighted in the Terminus Systems, with the stated agenda of tracking down the kidnappers and putting a stop to them. (Mass Effect 2)
  • A Brotherhood of Steel paladin named Jacob and a super mutant named Marcus engage in a days-long brawl. The pair break down in laughter afterward and begin traveling together, and later that year found the multispecies community of Broken Hills. (Fallout 2)
  • To celebrate the 150th anniversary of the first AG flight, the Anti-Gravity Racing Festival is held in Nevada. After its success, the FX150 Amateur League is announced. (Wipeout)
  • Kokonoe A. Mercury of Sector Seven completes the cyborg TR-0009 'Iron' Tager, who goes on to become her right-hand man. note  (Blazblue)


  • Six months after the destruction of the Alpha Relay, the Reapers invade the galaxy through batarian space and attack Earth. Commander Shepard escapes and discovers a Prothean superweapon design on Mars that could end the Reapers' threat once and for all. To build this weapon and take back Earth, Commander Shepard and allies embark on a journey to unite the various races in the midst of a galaxy-wide war. During the final confrontation with the Reapers over Earth, the Commander makes a decision that changes the galaxy forever. (Mass Effect 3)
  • Nelson Bunker Kreelman freed by surviving Stix brothers. Brothers carry out a massacre on planet Och-Eleven, blaming Johnny Alpha and Wulf Sternhammer. Kreelman, under the name Norman King, takes command of the search/destroy agency and uses the bounty hunters to bring in Alpha. With the help of some friends, Alpha escapes and unmasks Kreelman, who is killed by mutants. (Strontium Dog)
  • The astronauts Captain James Webber, Professor Kurt Meyers and Peter Kirby arrive on the cemetery asteroid Happy Glades. (The Twilight Zone (1959))


  • October 21: Ramlethal Valentine appears in the skies above Japan and declares war on the entire world. Several individuals mobilise to respond, as well as the Illyrian government and presidency of Zepp. (Guilty Gear Xrd)
  • Johnny Alpha and Wulf Sternhammer use their collected bounties to obtain a home on Smiley's World. (Strontium Dog)
  • After the apocalypse, Colin MacLeod attempts to take down Marcus Octavius and Kyala in New York. During this time, he romances a woman named Dahlia more . (Highlander: The Search for Vengeance)


  • Max Bubba's gang escape from prison and track down Johnny Alpha and Wulf Sternhammer. more . Alpha later tracks down and kills Bubba. (Strontium Dog)
  • Ronald Reagan is brought forward in time by the Kaiakos-K, who demand that all humans leave Kaiak within 30 days or they will kill him, wiping out all human history since 1987. (Strontium Dog)
  • King Clarkie II of England and What's Left of the Rest of the UK marries Vera Duckworth, a mutant commoner. Five minutes later, he is forced to abdicate. (Strontium Dog)
  • Sabbat commits genocide on planet Bethsheba, and flees into the past when the Galactic Crime Commission arrives to terminate him. Johnny Alpha also goes back in time to apprehend him. (Judge Dredd)
  • Alfred Bester is born. (Babylon 5)


  • Home colonized by a combination of slowboats and supply ships. (Known Space)
  • Shady Sands becomes host to a nationalist movement. It and the nearby communities of Los Angeles, the Hub, Maxson, and Dayglow form a five-state federation dubbed the New California Republic. (Fallout 2)


  • Estimated birth of Dr. Philip Boyce. He would serve as chief medical officer aboard the Enterprise. (Star Trek: The Original Series, comic book Who's Who in Star Trek #1)
  • Britain comes under the control of the New Church, who ally with Lyran sorcerers to send the mutant population to a Hell dimension. The mutants are saved by Johnny Alpha, whomore  dies. New Church is destroyed when more  (Strontium Dog)
  • Feral Jackson takes Johnny Alpha's body to Zen and begs the stone wizards to restore his life. They refuse when Feral is unwilling to give his own life in exchange. (Strontium Dog)
  • The Conjoiner faction comes into existence, and its war with the Coalition for Neural Purity begins. ("Great Wall of Mars", Revelation Space universe)


  • Estimated birth of Dr. Mark Piper. He would serve as chief medical officer aboard the Enterprise. (Star Trek: The Original Series, novel Traitor Winds)
  • Five Hierarchical Cities in the area around Ibukido declare themselves the Ikaruga Federation, and demand independence from the Norvus Orbis Librarium world government. The Librarium responds by declaring war on the Federation, beginning the Ikaruga Civil War. (Blazblue).


  • March 1: Ragna, Jin and Saya's home is burnt down by Yuuki Terumi. Their caretaker, the Sister, dies in the fire. Terumi abducts Saya and manipulates Jin into cutting Ragna's arm off and leaving him to die. Ragna, however, is saved by Rachel Alucard and taken in by Jubei, who teaches him how to wield a sword. (Blazblue)
  • Jonathan Archer steps down from his position of President of the United Federation of Planets. (Star Trek: Enterprise)
  • By this time, the majority of humanity have evacuated the largely uninhabitable Earth to live on space stations in orbit. (Earth 2)


  • Icaras is re-founded by Connor Burns, grandson of Burnston Burns. (Wipeout)
  • Litchi Faye-Ling joins Sector Seven as Kokonoe's assistant. (Blazblue)


  • December 25: Mu-12, the twelfth Murakumo Unit and first successful case, is smelted. During the tempering process, the tempering lab (and entirety of Ibukido) is destroyed by Highlander: Takemikazuchi. Mu survives, but is lost. (Blazblue)
  • War between the Icarus and Thermopylae asteroid colonies. First deployment of Battleroid military cyborgs in combat. (Marathon)
  • Birth of Robert April in Coventry. He would serve as the first captain of the Enterprise. (Star Trek: The Animated Series, novel Final Frontier)


  • J'hadur is born on the Dilgar colony of Omelos. (Babylon 5)
  • Doghouse is rebuilt, and a new generation of search/destroy agents enrolled. (Strontium Dog)


  • The civilian starship ND-001 Nadesico, built by the Nergal Corporation and commanded by Yurika Misumaru, is completed and begins fighting Jovian invaders (Martian Successor Nadesico)
  • Noel Vermillion enters the NOL Miltary Academy. She meets and befriends Tsubaki Yayoi and Makoto Nanaya, and encounters Jin Kisaragi and Carl Clover. (Blazblue)
    • Mai Natsume joins the academy soon afterwards, and becomes friends with Noel, Tsubaki and Makoto as well as her roommate Kajun Faycott. A series of misadventures follow, some wacky and some rather more serious. (Blaz Blue Remix Heart)
  • Leo Rosen is born. (Babylon 5)


  • June: Jin Kisaragi is dispatched to the battlefield of the Ikaruga Civil War. He defeats the head of the Ikaruga ninjas and kills Lord Tenjo of Wadatsumi, leading to the Ikaruga Federation's surrender. The Norvus Orbis Librarium tightens its dictatorial grip on the world government. (Blazblue)
  • Colony Ship Long Pass finds the frozen Nature Preserve 5 en route to the Pupeteer System, and send messages to it. (Fleet of Worlds)
  • Precious Matson and Middenface McNulty begin investigating the death of Johnny Alpha. (Strontium Dog)
  • The first season of the FX300 Anti-Gravity Racing League commences in the artificial island of Makana. (Wipeout Pure)


  • Space-Spawn invade Earth, gargoyles join resistance against them. (Gargoyles)
  • The Earth Alliance terraforms Mars with the help of the Centauri. (Babylon 5)
  • Lotte Carmine ('Roy' to his friends) suffers overexposure to the Boundary and the knowledge contained within during his research at Sector Seven. This causes him to lose his sanity and be physically transformed into the being known as Arakune. Litchi, who was very good friends with Roy, quits Sector Seven in disgust and sets up a medical clinic in Kagutsuchi's Orient Town district. (Blazblue)


  • December 29: Taokaka of the Kaka Clan becomes a bounty hunter as a means to bring money in for her village. She sets her sights on a new SS-Class criminal with a record-leading bounty on his head. (Blazblue)
  • December 31: SS-Class criminal Ragna the Bloodedge (aka The Grim Reaper) arrives in Kagutsuchi to destroy its Cauldron. He encounters and defeats Major Jin Kisaragi of the NOL, followed by Hakumen of the Six Heroes. He is nearly defeated and dragged into the Cauldron by Nu-13, but Noel Vermillion saves him. (Blazblue Calamity Trigger)
  • Great Revelation. (Noon Universe)
  • Puppeteer robots attack the Long Pass, forcing its crew and their frozen embryonic children into unwitting slavery as agricultural workers. (Fleet of Worlds)
  • With the help of Queen Starsha of Iscandar, the WWII Japanese battleship Yamato is rebuilt into the spacecraft whose crew must retrieve a device from Iscandar, a planet in the distant Large Magellanic Cloud galaxy, in less than a year. This device is needed to cleanse planet Earth from the radiation and pollution caused by the Gamilon Empire's radioactive meteorite bombs. (Space Battleship Yamato)


  • The Daleks, under the leadership of the Dalek Time Controller, invade Earth again with help from Time Lord the Monk, who deploys a virus. The invasion is defeated 3 years later when Lucie Miller crashes a Dalek Saucer containing a bomb into the mines in North America. (Big Finish Doctor Who)


  • Mega Man X is discovered and released from his capsule by Dr. Cain, who uses his schematics to start an entire line of independently thinking robots called Reploids. However, with the awakening of Zero, the Maverick Virus was released upon the world, turning many innocent Reploids into Mavericks and triggering the massive, world-encompassing Maverick Wars. (Mega Man X)


  • January: Yuuki Terumi abducts Noel Vermillion and successfully reawakens Mu-12, directing her to destroy Master Unit Amaterasu. Ragna the Bloodedge, after an initial defeat, acquires the Idea Engine and uses the power of the Azure to defeat Terumi and stop Mu's rampage. (Blazblue Continuum Shift)
    • Hades:Izanami uses Nu-13 and Takamagahara to cause Master Unit Amaterasu to enter our world from the Boundary, and kills (nearly) all of humanity with raw sethir in the process. Ragna, Jin, Noel and Celica A. Mercury prevent Izanami from using Takemikazuchi to destroy Amaterasu, but do not stop her from using the deceased humans' souls and Takemikazuchi's core to create the Embryo. (Blazblue Chronophantasma).
  • The Mars colony demands independence from Earth. Mir Delenn is born on Minbar. (Babylon 5)
  • Beginning of the Long Peace on Earth due to the machinations of Brennan. (Man-Kzin Wars)
  • First colonists arrive at Silvereyes, in the Beta Hydri system. (Known Space)
  • Estimated birth of Amanda Grayson in Seattle. She would grow to marry into Vulcan society. (Star Trek: The Original Series, novel Sarek)
  • Johnny Alpha resurrected more  justification  (Strontium Dog)
  • Groups across the galaxy begin to fight back, targeting both the UEC and the Asurian Empire. (Terra)
  • By this time, men and women in rocket ships have traveled to the other planets in The Solar System for the first time. (Forbidden Planet)

22nd Century

  • Autobots and Decepticons battle for the Allspark in Detroit on Earth. (Transformers Animated)
  • Sherlock Holmes is resurrected to battle Professor Moriarty. (Sherlock Holmes in the 22nd Century)
  • The UNS Unity arrives at the planet Chiron in the Alpha Centauri system, but an explosion aboard leads to a mutiny. The survivors splinter into numerous factions that settle on the planet, a world with highly dangerous native lifeforms, and which itself may be sentient and resentful of the humans' attempt at colonization. (Sid Meier’s Alpha Centauri)
  • The Fifty-Year Squirts affect Earth, increasing the demand for toilet paper. Pine trees are all chopped down to make emergency toilet paper. The species goes extinct. (Futurama)
  • The Eleventh Doctor, Amy, and Rory face off doppelgangers of factory workers. heavy spoilers  (Doctor Who)
  • A series of time travel experiments are performed, leaving one person trapped in a pocket dimension and another at the end of the universe. (Doctor Who)
  • WWE wrestler The Big Show is unfrozen from a block of ice he's been frozen in for (at least) a century, and proceeds to conquer Orbit City. The Jetsons travel back in time to 2017 to retrieve other wrestlers in order to stop Big Show. (The Jetsons and WWE: Robo-WrestleMania)


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