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    644 KB Hey /v/, I'm from the future. Anonymous 10/05/08(Sun)18:00 No.20941031  
    Ask me anything about "the vidya".
    >> Anonymous 10/05/08(Sun)18:00 No.20941046
    Are there still niggers
    >> Sonic !D8kB403zbM 10/05/08(Sun)18:01 No.20941072
    How do we get rid of casualfags?
    >> Anonymous 10/05/08(Sun)18:02 No.20941093
    Ok, i'm board.

    Do games ever hit a "real life" level of quality?
    >> OP 10/05/08(Sun)18:03 No.20941114
    >>20941072

    >>How do we get rid of casualfags?

    Sorry, what?
    >> Anonymous 10/05/08(Sun)18:04 No.20941127
    How's Duke Nukem Forever?
    >> Anonymous 10/05/08(Sun)18:04 No.20941131
    WHAT AM I VIDYA TOMORROW, PLS?
    >> Anonymous 10/05/08(Sun)18:04 No.20941138
    >>20941046

    RACISM IS COOL AND FRESH
    >> Anonymous 10/05/08(Sun)18:04 No.20941155
    >>20941072
    In the future, there's ONLY casualfags
    >> Anonymous 10/05/08(Sun)18:04 No.20941158
    HOW GOOD IS DUKE NUKEM FOREVER?
    >> OP 10/05/08(Sun)18:04 No.20941160
    >>20941093

    >>Do games ever hit a "real life" level of quality?

    Yes, to the point that one can zoom in on individual atoms. Of course they're not all kept in memory at once, it's a function of Level of Detail, and it's also used to simulate chemical reactions. Game physics has come to mean more than it used to, sufficed to say.
    >> Anonymous 10/05/08(Sun)18:07 No.20941221
    are any games ever released in full anymore?
    >> OP 10/05/08(Sun)18:07 No.20941222
    >>20941127

    >>How's Duke Nukem Forever?

    Hahaha, saw this coming. Surprisingly good but not worth the wait. The aesthetic is vaguely cartoonish (bright colors, subtle stylization) and still looks fairly good for a handheld title.
    >> Genie from the Future 10/05/08(Sun)18:08 No.20941254
    >>20941127
    I don't know what that is.
    >> Anonymous 10/05/08(Sun)18:08 No.20941256
    >>20941127
    >>20941158
    lol abandonware shit
    >> Anonymous 10/05/08(Sun)18:08 No.20941260
    >>20941222
    FFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFF
    >> Anonymous 10/05/08(Sun)18:09 No.20941281
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    >>20941222
    >handheld title
    >> OP 10/05/08(Sun)18:10 No.20941316
    >>20941221

    >>are any games ever released in full anymore?

    For the most part game companies have subdivided into dozens of smaller teams. You buy a subscription from the company and get access to their new games as they come out, at the rate of one every two or three months. Mind you algorythmic content generation tools have gotten good enough that much of the game makes itself; for instance anything taking place on Earth can simply make use of standardized code for generation grass, trees, terrain and so forth. It would make no sense to have a variety of engines or assets anymore, and as such a unified realism assets package (having descended from Renderware as I understand it) emerged a few decades ago. Games look pretty much the same now, providing they aim for realism.
    >> Gary Motherfucking Oak !JS044xmLM6 10/05/08(Sun)18:11 No.20941329
    stolen from /b/. sage
    >> Anonymous 10/05/08(Sun)18:11 No.20941331
    Who are the participants in the console war? Does one even exist anymore?
    >> Anonymous 10/05/08(Sun)18:12 No.20941358
    Which console eventually wins in terms of a quality library of games? Wii, PS3 or 360?
    >> Anonymous 10/05/08(Sun)18:13 No.20941387
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    >handheld title
    >> Anonymous 10/05/08(Sun)18:13 No.20941390
    Is Starcraft Ghost out yet OP?
    >> Anonymous 10/05/08(Sun)18:13 No.20941391
    How did you get back here?
    >> OP 10/05/08(Sun)18:14 No.20941410
    >>20941331

    >>Who are the participants in the console war? Does one even exist anymore?

    Sort of. There's no such thing as a console as there's no longer any such thing as television. It would be more accurate to say that modern autostereo panels contain two or three different chipsets and that games are tailored to these chipsets. Microsoft is no longer in games, neither is Sony. Nintendo is still producing game software, though for the chipsets that come embedded in display panels.
    >> Anonymous 10/05/08(Sun)18:14 No.20941427
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    >>20941222
    >>20941222
    >>20941222
    Good one, OP
    >> Anonymous 10/05/08(Sun)18:18 No.20941525
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    What game should I torrent next?
    >> Anonymous 10/05/08(Sun)18:18 No.20941536
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    >>20941222
    >>20941222
    >>20941222
    Good one, OP
    >> OP 10/05/08(Sun)18:18 No.20941551
    >>20941358

    >>Which console eventually wins in terms of a quality library of games? Wii, PS3 or 360?

    Sony sticks it out to the end and there will be a PS4, but I wouldn't get too attached to their games department. Still, there is one shocking gem in particular that will define the console and come out in the middle of its last year of life.

    Wii has most of the best games by virtue of sheer number of titles. However it's notorious to game nerds as having been the definitive shovelware console.

    360 evens out with Wii, having fewer titles overall ut a comparable number of high-scoring gems.

    As for which I dig out when I feel like going through the headache of connecting it to my panel? PS3. I'm sort of fetishinstically interested in the underdog.
    >> Anonymous 10/05/08(Sun)18:22 No.20941664
    >>fetishinstically

    IS THAT A WORD FROM THE FUTURE OP?

    Also, does Cory in the House become a big hit? And who wins the 08 elections?
    >> OP 10/05/08(Sun)18:22 No.20941674
    >>20941391

    >>How did you get back here?

    Posting on solarnet. Same tech that lets us view shit hosted on luna and mars with no delay turned out to let us post across time. There are a few ISPs that offer the service, inserting packets into the older grid through a technology I'm not gonna pretend to understand. Something to do with entanglement, then sending the entangled particle through a tiny black hole and keeping one for yourself. Anyways it's $1097 a month and there are ISP agents who monitor your posting, but for history nerds it's worth it.
    >> Anonymous 10/05/08(Sun)18:25 No.20941756
    Is there such a thing as a "single player" game in the future?
    >> OP 10/05/08(Sun)18:25 No.20941772
    >>20941664

    Sorry, the typos may be partially my fault but it's pretty well known that entanglement posting is lossy and the message is sometimes incomplete or slightly corrupted. Let me know as I can't see it from my end, the ISP agents post my messages and fetch replies. It's how they censor stuff that we're not allowed to post.
    >> Anonymous 10/05/08(Sun)18:26 No.20941804
    is starcraft ghost still in development
    >> OP 10/05/08(Sun)18:27 No.20941845
    >>20941756

    >>Is there such a thing as a "single player" game in the future?

    Sort of. Most of the big name titles with high production values are playable only if you can afford a good headset. The cheaper titles for the most part work on either that or a regular panel.
    >> Anonymous 10/05/08(Sun)18:28 No.20941887
    I call shenanigans
    >> Anonymous 10/05/08(Sun)18:29 No.20941910
    This board still around?
    >> Anonymous 10/05/08(Sun)18:29 No.20941919
    What's Duke Nukem Forever like?
    >> Anonymous 10/05/08(Sun)18:29 No.20941920
    >>20941772
    FFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFF

    THEY CENSORED IF CORY WAS A BIG HIT, THAT MEANS THAT IT WAS FFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFF
    >> Anonymous 10/05/08(Sun)18:29 No.20941924
    Why are you wasting your night pretending to know the trend that games will take?
    >> Anonymous 10/05/08(Sun)18:30 No.20941930
    >>20941887
    >> Anonymous 10/05/08(Sun)18:30 No.20941943
    So...does 4chan still exist?
    >> OP 10/05/08(Sun)18:31 No.20941952
    I actually have some questions for you guys. It's my first month on the service so I haven't gotten over the novelty yet. Did any of you see 9/11 personally? Also you're in for a shit in the face come election, it's still a source of humor today. Shit's tired but you know how late night shows are.
    >> Anonymous 10/05/08(Sun)18:32 No.20941990
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    Will Duke Nukem Forever be fun and as innovative as 3D Realms wants us to believe and how is the level of interactivity?
    >> Anonymous 10/05/08(Sun)18:32 No.20942005
    >>20941924

    "Pretending"? ...Dude, he's from the future...pay more attention.
    >> Anonymous 10/05/08(Sun)18:32 No.20942027
    who wins the 2008 election?
    >> OP 10/05/08(Sun)18:33 No.20942043
    >>20941943

    >>So...does 4chan still exist?

    Yeah, although it's owned by a media company now. The regular site is sparsely populated, most of the action happens in the server. It's tied so you can get from one to the other in a blink, and you wouldn't believe some of the avatars and shit people have scripted. Penises are still funny, rest assured.
    >> Anonymous 10/05/08(Sun)18:33 No.20942052
    Exactly how far into the future are you?

    It's good to know the world hasn't ended :D
    >> Anonymous 10/05/08(Sun)18:35 No.20942133
    >>20941952
    America turns out ok, right?

    Actually, the World turns out ok, right?

    No alien invasions, no martial law, no famine or epidemic?
    >> OP 10/05/08(Sun)18:36 No.20942141
    >>20941924

    >>Why are you wasting your night pretending to know the trend that games will take?

    What else is there to do? I live in a giant fucking cohab, it's like a mall plus apartments built into a skyscraper. A poor man's arcology. I'm in the middle of the fucking Nevada desert so I can't go outside or anything, and I've already been to all the shit in the entertainment pavilion. The rides are weak, although I still drop by the food court on the way back from work. I complain too much though, Yum is pretty good to me.
    >> Anonymous 10/05/08(Sun)18:38 No.20942248
    >>20941674

    >>Anyways it's $1097 a month

    What's that in our figures?
    >> Anonymous 10/05/08(Sun)18:39 No.20942277
    >>20942141
    >Yum is pretty good to me.
    Wait, what?

    What is the meaning of "Yum," I must know.
    >> Anonymous 10/05/08(Sun)18:40 No.20942327
    >>20941551
    >>20941551
    >>20941990
    >>20941990
    >>20941990
    >>20941990
    >>20941990
    >>20941990
    >>20941990
    >>20941990
    Answer my question, asshole!
    >> Anonymous 10/05/08(Sun)18:42 No.20942372
    >>20942141
    So you don't need to work. Say, are you still a virgin?
    >> Anonymous 10/05/08(Sun)18:42 No.20942374
    Why can't you go outside, OP?
    >> OP 10/05/08(Sun)18:43 No.20942415
    >>20942052

    >>Exactly how far into the future are you?

    It's summer atm, 2093.

    >>It's good to know the world hasn't ended :D

    Yes and no.

    >>20942133

    >>America turns out ok, right?

    Yeah, there's a civil war on the way though. You know the laugh you all must've had at focus on the family, the defense at the dover trial, the whole anti abortion movement? You won't be laughing, trust me. Then again you'll be like 80 by the time the chri-doms work up the guts to put feet in the street so you don't have to worry about it.

    >>Actually, the World turns out ok, right?

    Yeah more or less. Most people moved out of the suburbs and now live either in sheltered cities or cohabs built on cheap desert land. Like a giant building that has residential, commercial and educational zones. About half the power comes from wind turbines and solar, rest is from geothermal and nuclear. If you haven't guessed already it's literally too hot to be outside for more than an hour or two without having a heat stroke.

    >>No alien invasions, no martial law, no famine or epidemic?

    Civil war, global warming (very little flooding it turns out but get used to the idea of your kids never going outside except on vacations in the north) and the typical economic cycle playing out more or less as expected with a few hiccups, one of which you're on the cusp of as we speak. Don't worry, the sky won't fall, conditions never even approach those of the great depression.

    Oh, most of us either don't work or work voluntarily. That's been the biggest change. I guess I take it for granted so it slipped my mind. Ask me about it if you care.
    >> Anonymous 10/05/08(Sun)18:43 No.20942431
    >>20942327
    He already answered it faggot
    >>20941222
    >> Anonymous 10/05/08(Sun)18:44 No.20942436
    >>20941887
    >>and others
    this thread is a suspension of disbelief thing, also known as "story-time", not to be taken overly seriously but not derided for being non-real either
    >> OP 10/05/08(Sun)18:44 No.20942450
    >>20942327

    No, but marginally better than HL2 (although your kids will be viciously arguing that point on this very site)
    >> Anonymous 10/05/08(Sun)18:44 No.20942462
    SEGA will resurect?
    nintendo will conquist the world?
    sony and microsoft will unit force for to beat nintendo?
    i'll be gay?
    mario will be old like old snake?
    >> Anonymous 10/05/08(Sun)18:45 No.20942474
    >>20942415
    So...you don't work?

    So is life good or bad?
    >> Anonymous 10/05/08(Sun)18:45 No.20942479
    are there boobies in the future?
    >> Anonymous 10/05/08(Sun)18:45 No.20942507
    >>20942450
    >your kids
    I'm infertile, dude.
    >> Anonymous 10/05/08(Sun)18:46 No.20942522
    >>20942479
    The size of houses!

    And boob houses!
    >> OP 10/05/08(Sun)18:47 No.20942548
    >>20942374

    >>Why can't you go outside, OP?

    Err, I'd die of heat stroke? (I live in America) I've been outside BEFORE, I was on a subsidized school trip to Canada last year. It's weird to think that there was a time when our ancestors lived outdoors all the time, and now most people in the developed world only go outdoors a few times a year.
    >> Anonymous 10/05/08(Sun)18:47 No.20942549
    >>20942431
    He didn't you retarded shithead. He just answered in general, I want all the detalis. I hope one of your family members gets injured in a car accident or dies because of cancer.
    >> Anonymous 10/05/08(Sun)18:47 No.20942558
    >>20942141

    Why does that sound so fucking awesome? I wish those places existed.

    ...Do they?
    >> Anonymous 10/05/08(Sun)18:48 No.20942598
    Is Mario still the video game icon?

    Do you have robot slaves?

    How's mars?

    Can we see some naked pics of chicks from the future?
    >> Anonymous 10/05/08(Sun)18:49 No.20942609
    >>20941990
    LOL at the picture
    >> Anonymous 10/05/08(Sun)18:49 No.20942611
    >>20942558

    >>Why does that sound so fucking awesome? I wish those places existed....Do they?

    Looked it up on wikipedia. They're adding apartments to the Edmonton mall and two of the biggest malls in China. Come to think of it there's a business college in the mall near me.

    Who the fuck wants to LIVE in a mall?
    >> Anonymous 10/05/08(Sun)18:50 No.20942662
    >>20942548

    So global warming kicked us in the ass, eh?

    I'll take that to mean McCain + PALIN won the election?
    >> Anonymous 10/05/08(Sun)18:51 No.20942709
    >>20942450
    >No, but marginally better than HL2
    I'm fine with that since HL2 is still the best FPS nowadays. And when it can even top HL² then FUCK YEAH!
    >> Anonymous 10/05/08(Sun)18:51 No.20942710
    How's the porn?
    >> Anonymous 10/05/08(Sun)18:52 No.20942718
    >>20942611

    Yo.

    Thanks for the info, wiki-inclined anon.
    >> Anonymous 10/05/08(Sun)18:53 No.20942765
    >>20942710
    Nowadays (in the future for you) CP is allowed and not a big deal.
    >> Anonymous 10/05/08(Sun)18:54 No.20942813
    >>20942662
    I lol'd
    >> Anonymous 10/05/08(Sun)18:54 No.20942821
    >>20942598

    >>Is Mario still the video game icon?

    There are still Mario games, yeah. I've been to the Nintendo park but not the resort, although I had my cousin bring back some of the star coin tokens you use in the AR rides. I keep em stacked on my desk.

    >>Do you have robot slaves?

    Hah, finally someone asked. Sort of but I only own part of them. The deal is that Yum, AOL-Disney-Time Warner and the other corps bought up the companies with the most promising robotics tech once they started producing bots competent enough for menial labor.

    Now, most big cohabs have a seperate population of robot laborers a few kilometers away. They work in factories, mines, farms, all on an enclosed compound. Anyone who lives in the cohab owns a share of their output in the form of a monthly stipend. The more shares of the company you own the more your stipend grows (stipends can be used to buy any of the goods sold in the cohab but it's not "real money". You can only buy shares with proper dollars, and for that you need to get a job in management.) Anyway most people are lazy and just live off their stipends. Mine's enough for groceries and rent and such although I do want a job with Yum when I graduate so I can live a little better.

    >>How's mars?

    If I were rich enough to live there or poor enough to work there, I'd tell you.
    >> Anonymous 10/05/08(Sun)18:54 No.20942822
    >>20942765
    this seems exceedingly unlikely
    >> Anonymous 10/05/08(Sun)18:55 No.20942836
    >>20941031

    I was diagnosed with ADD a few months ago, Will that interfere with the direct mind uplink video games that will be coming out?

    Also, did people freak out when the first sentient machines were created?
    >> Anonymous 10/05/08(Sun)18:56 No.20942856
    Answer my question : <

    DID STARCRAFT GHOST EVER COME OUT?!?!
    >> Anonymous 10/05/08(Sun)18:56 No.20942873
    >>20942765
    >>20942821

    You aren't the OP.
    >> Anonymous 10/05/08(Sun)18:57 No.20942894
    >>20942821
    >I've been to the Nintendo park but not the resort,
    I lol'd
    >> OP 10/05/08(Sun)18:57 No.20942904
    >>20942822

    >>this seems exceedingly unlikely

    OP here, he's right actually. I didn't wanna bring this up but considering you're gonna end up being one of the crusty old bigots who protests the rights movement of my parents' generation, you have a right to know.

    Intergenerational marriage and the consent by puberty acts were passed nearly before I was born. Right now I'm in a campus advocacy group for interspecies marriage. It's not for me, but it's also not for me to decide.
    >> Anonymous 10/05/08(Sun)18:58 No.20942916
    What's the Nintendo's 10 next systems after the wii?
    >> Anonymous 10/05/08(Sun)18:58 No.20942937
    >>20942904
    i meant in a "humans are protective of children" way, not "you sick fuck" way
    >> Anonymous 10/05/08(Sun)18:59 No.20942957
    >>20942904
    > interspecies marriage.
    Hell no!

    I hope I die before furfags can rejoice.
    >> Anonymous 10/05/08(Sun)19:01 No.20942998
    >>20942957
    The day a law like that passes I either kill myself or all those who voted to pass it.

    or both
    >> Anonymous 10/05/08(Sun)19:01 No.20943013
    >>20942822
    Just like gayporn was unlikely 100 years ago.
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    >>20942957
    >>20942998
    Oh, right, animals. Not aliens.


    Or... robots?
    >> OP 10/05/08(Sun)19:03 No.20943077
    >>20942916

    >>What's the Nintendo's 10 next systems after the wii?

    There won't be ten more systems, there will be 6, past which most move to development for panel chipsets. Oh, and the system after the next one is going to be headset and 3d-display panel compatible. No joke.
    >> Anonymous 10/05/08(Sun)19:04 No.20943121
    Will Diablo III suck that hard?
    >> Anonymous 10/05/08(Sun)19:05 No.20943151
    What is the prevailant OS? Does linux cause the other IT companies to go freeware? Is piracy better or worse?
    >> Anonymous 10/05/08(Sun)19:05 No.20943163
    Is there a way for me to take off my pants without touching them?
    >> OP 10/05/08(Sun)19:05 No.20943165
    >>20943121

    >>Will Diablo III suck that hard?

    Shut up and relax, I have that emulated on my phone and there's a mod that switches the aesthetic back to the 'grimdark' look of 1 and 2. Comes out three months after release, if you can wait that long.
    >> OP 10/05/08(Sun)19:06 No.20943204
    >>20943163

    >>Is there a way for me to take off my pants without touching them?

    Hah! I guess sprayon counts. I wish fat people wouldn't use it. *shudder*
    >> Anonymous 10/05/08(Sun)19:07 No.20943210
    HOW DOES HALF LIFE 3 END
    >> The Legendary Big Boss !!z8npwrX44I9 10/05/08(Sun)19:07 No.20943231
    Does Kojima make some more Big Boss related stuff?
    >> Anonymous 10/05/08(Sun)19:08 No.20943262
    Does yahtzee ever end up liking any game?
    >> Anonymous 10/05/08(Sun)19:08 No.20943266
    >>20942904
    >>20943070
    Which is it? Or all of them?
    >> Anonymous 10/05/08(Sun)19:08 No.20943269
    >>20943165

    You know you're going to have to give details now, right?

    WHERES MAH NECROMANCER?
    >> OP 10/05/08(Sun)19:08 No.20943276
    >>20943070

    >>Or... robots?

    Apple, Microsoft and Dell make decent girlfriends although it's not like you can't tell they aren't human. They're soft, warm and just barely competent enough that guests will give you the benefit of the doubt on 'her' humanity when they're over. Look too closely and you can see the moulding seams and the total lack of peach fuzz though, ruins it.
    >> Anonymous 10/05/08(Sun)19:09 No.20943281
    >>20943204
    There are fat people in the future?
    >> Anonymous 10/05/08(Sun)19:09 No.20943296
    >>20943204
    Aren't fat people pretty much trolling you by definition? How much bodymod control is widespread?
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    in the future do they have pills that really do make your penis bigger? can people fly? are there still diseases? do humans have an age limit or can we live forever? does anyone have psychic abilities? can information be downloaded into your brain? are we mixed with computers or machines at all?

    tell me op tell me!
    >> OP 10/05/08(Sun)19:10 No.20943323
    >>20943231
    Wow, it's really you. The Legendary...The Legendary Big Boss.

    He doesn't, but someone very close to you does.

    (Hint hint.)
    >> Anonymous 10/05/08(Sun)19:10 No.20943343
    >>20943165
    You wouldn't know what Diablo 1 and 2 was like, dipshit, you're underage B& to the max.
    >> Anonymous 10/05/08(Sun)19:11 No.20943363
    Did you guys find Waldo?
    >> OP 10/05/08(Sun)19:11 No.20943371
    >>20943281

    >>There are fat people in the future?

    Yeah, people with no ambition who live on the minimum stipend. There's horomonal treatments you can buy that will let you eat whatever you want and never shift from your ideal BMI but again that costs more money than the minimum stipend provides.

    Look the future isn't all that different; There's cooler shit but it's only available if you can afford it. The only earth shattering difference is automated labor and the resulting stipend system, meaning you don't HAVE to work to survive. But most want to do better than just survive so they work. I know my stipend is actually only a fraction of what I make on the job.
    >> Anonymous 10/05/08(Sun)19:11 No.20943376
    Will Sega fuck up Phantasy Star Zero?
    Will there ever be a Zone of the Enders 3 and if so, did Konami fuck it up?
    >> The Legendary Big Boss !!z8npwrX44I9 10/05/08(Sun)19:12 No.20943398
    >>20943323
    I don't get your hint.
    >> Anonymous 10/05/08(Sun)19:12 No.20943414
    Did mechanical body parts make it big in any way except as prosthetics?
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    Whats the most popular game at the moment? Can you give me a quick rundown of the plot/gameplay?

    What was the most recent major technological advancement that has changed the world?
    >> Anonymous 10/05/08(Sun)19:14 No.20943472
    does sonic,crash and spyro ever become good again?
    >> Anonymous 10/05/08(Sun)19:14 No.20943473
    >>20943371
    So what's your job/political viewpoint/sexual fetish?
    >> Anonymous 10/05/08(Sun)19:14 No.20943483
    Can you get robot sex slaves?

    Are aliens going to make contact with us?

    If yes, are they good looking or butt ugly like ET? In other words, can we fuck them?
    >> eggmanl33t 10/05/08(Sun)19:15 No.20943500
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    what is the pokemon game after platinum? Also MOTHER SERIES in the future?
    >> Anonymous 10/05/08(Sun)19:15 No.20943503
    Since all of the vidya related questions worth asking have been asked, what about them genetics? Any riots broken out over people buying genetically different and superior babies? Do furfags get to fufill their fantasies? Are we building a space empire?
    >> Anonymous 10/05/08(Sun)19:15 No.20943511
    WILL THERE EVER BE ANOTHER GOOD ZELDA GAME?
    >> Anonymous 10/05/08(Sun)19:15 No.20943517
    >>20943262
    He liked Portal.
    >> OP 10/05/08(Sun)19:15 No.20943519
    >>20943398
    You, The Legendary The Legendary Big Boss, become the Legendary Big Boss.
    >> Anonymous 10/05/08(Sun)19:16 No.20943523
    Can bears talk yet?
    >> OP 10/05/08(Sun)19:16 No.20943533
    >>20943414

    There was a scientific case a few decades ago of someone who mechanically grafted enough robotic parts onto his body that he was essentially able to survive without eating.

    His organic parts provided energy for his mechanical side and his mechanical side provided the necessary mass for the organic components, or something like that.

    It was too expensive to research further. Ethical dilemmas as well.
    >> Anonymous 10/05/08(Sun)19:17 No.20943553
    Is SSBB a classic, like SMB on the NES is?
    >> OP 10/05/08(Sun)19:18 No.20943593
    >>20943317

    >>in the future do they have pills that really do make your penis bigger?

    There are horomonal treatments you can get that will do just about whatever you want to your body, yes.

    >>can people fly?

    I own a microlite, yes, but I rarely fly it anymore.

    >>are there still diseases?

    Yes.

    >>do humans have an age limit or can we live forever?

    Average lifespan is 110 for insiders, outsiders (anyone outside a cohab) have it rougher. As for life extension there are a number of options but the most popular is cold sleep. It's NOT FREEZING. Man why did anyone ever think you could survive that? Alcor got sued out the ass when they were caught dumping the frozen bodies...cold sleep is like hibernation except a frigid saline diluted solution slows cellular metabolism so much that you're barely alive, you require nearly no oxygen or nutrition and you age very very slowly. A ten year sleep costs nearly $100,000 correcting for inflation (might be wrong on the difference, sorry)

    >>does anyone have psychic abilities?

    No. That shit is mostly a punchline now.

    >>can information be downloaded into your brain?

    No. Still a field of research though.

    >>are we mixed with computers or machines at all?

    I dunno, prosthetics are pretty good. Directly responsive to nervous impulse, you can feel heat cold and subtle pressure through the fingers. The only people who get them are the disabled and fetishists though. There was a guy in the food plaza yesterday with both arms and legs done and when he caught me taking pics he told me his heart and lungs were artificial too. Why anyone would choose that is beyond me.
    >> Anonymous 10/05/08(Sun)19:19 No.20943612
    If the OP were actually from the future would he just be sending posts into an alternate dimension or actually backwards in time the same dimension?
    >> Anonymous 10/05/08(Sun)19:19 No.20943616
    >>20943533
    Did the guy die or is he just some mysterious immortal somewhere in the world?
    >> The Legendary Big Boss !!z8npwrX44I9 10/05/08(Sun)19:19 No.20943627
    >>20943519
    OH GEE

    Any other MGS game?
    >> Anonymous 10/05/08(Sun)19:20 No.20943646
    OP have you ever watched futurama
    >> Anonymous 10/05/08(Sun)19:20 No.20943660
    Nanomachines?
    >> Anonymous 10/05/08(Sun)19:20 No.20943669
    Does the name Patrick Cassidy ring a bell?
    >> Anonymous 10/05/08(Sun)19:21 No.20943695
    >>20943646
    >> Anonymous 10/05/08(Sun)19:22 No.20943717
    >>20943669
    He died in 2023.
    >> Anonymous 10/05/08(Sun)19:22 No.20943741
    >>20941031
    Does everyone eventually get into interracial relationships and end up making everyone in the world a single race?
    >> Anonymous 10/05/08(Sun)19:23 No.20943768
    Half-Life 3.
    what's that like
    >> Anonymous 10/05/08(Sun)19:24 No.20943784
    >>20943262

    He liked Painkiller, fucktard.
    >> Anonymous 10/05/08(Sun)19:24 No.20943786
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    >>20943593
    fuuck the future sucks D:
    >> Anonymous 10/05/08(Sun)19:25 No.20943836
    Do people still play Starcraft in the future? What about WoW? Counter-Strike? Team Fortress?
    >> OP 10/05/08(Sun)19:25 No.20943838
    >>20943616

    >Did the guy die or is he just some mysterious immortal somewhere in the world?

    I'm fairly sure he's still around in a lab somewhere, part of an ongoing study. He isn't immortal either, liquids were apparently too volatile to be fabricated.
    >> OP 10/05/08(Sun)19:25 No.20943849
    >>20943503

    >>Since all of the vidya related questions worth asking have been asked, what about them genetics? Any riots broken out over people buying genetically different and superior babies?

    Haha what no, is that an issue in 2008? Reprogenetics is pretty much a normal part of medicine now. I know a ton of people got upset about how close it was to eugenics, my grandpa was in college at the time, he actually protested it. He's softened up since then because without reprogenetics I'd probably be dead from heart disease by 30, knowing the genomic history of my family.

    >>Do furfags get to fufill their fantasies?

    No. Genetic engineering progresses more slowly than expected. We can do a great deal, just not quite along those lines.

    >>Are we building a space empire?

    Sorta. If by space empire you mean government habs on the moon and mars plus a scattering of commercial resorts, mostly owned by Virgin-Bigelow, then yes. Luna is the big resort destination, there are inflatable dome pool decks where if you're skinny you can FLY AROUND using rented plastic wings, icarus style. It's the sort of thing I might be able to afford once in my life, now's not the time. Luna has four cohabs like on Earth that regular people (not tourists or scientists) can live in, Mars has just one. We haven't gona anywhere outside the solar system yet although the current space program project is a nuclear pulse rocket carrying cold sleeping astronauts to Alpha Centauri. We've already sent a probe there via nuclear pulse but it will be 120 years before it gets back. Mostly Virgin-Bigelow just wants to make a point by getting its employees there and back before anyone else.
    >> Anonymous 10/05/08(Sun)19:26 No.20943863
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    >>20941031

    I'm currently studying cybernetics and neuroprosthetics at the university of reading. My name is James.

    Do I make it big OP?
    >> Anonymous 10/05/08(Sun)19:26 No.20943869
    >>20943276
    But can you have sex with them? If so, how is humanity coping with breeding?
    >> Anonymous 10/05/08(Sun)19:27 No.20943894
    Did PC gaming die?
    >> Anonymous 10/05/08(Sun)19:27 No.20943901
    Fuck this shit, when do we start going out of this planet? Have we made contact? How are handhelds in the future? Do you like your lifestyle better than what we have now?
    >> OP 10/05/08(Sun)19:27 No.20943912
    >>20943741

    >>Does everyone eventually get into interracial relationships

    Yeah sorta. There are new races though.

    >>and end up making everyone in the world a single race?

    Nah, population's too big. There are still populations of identifable ancestry and as I said above there are new racial groups, mostly religious compounds that convinced everyone to have the same reprogenetic changes made over and over.
    >> Anonymous 10/05/08(Sun)19:28 No.20943941
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    WHAT IS WAR LIKE IN THE GRIM DARKNESS OF THE FAR FUTURE?
    Oh, and who buys out Games Workshop; Blizzard Software, or Privateer Press?
    >> Anonymous 10/05/08(Sun)19:29 No.20943949
    OP's future sounds a lot like Heinlein.

    Way too much like Heinlein.

    What's military service like? Non-existant?
    >> Antilla !.XEKY8wV4c 10/05/08(Sun)19:29 No.20943959
    OP, have orbital frames been created yet?
    >> Anonymous 10/05/08(Sun)19:30 No.20943992
    Fuck this shit, when do we start going out of this planet? Have we made contact? How are handhelds in the future? Do you like your lifestyle better than what we have now?
    >> Anonymous 10/05/08(Sun)19:31 No.20944031
    So, what is Antarctica called in the future?
    >> Anonymous 10/05/08(Sun)19:31 No.20944041
    >>20943912
    Does evolution become a widely accepted theory? Or is it debunked, so a new God rules?
    >> OP 10/05/08(Sun)19:31 No.20944047
    >>20943869

    >>But can you have sex with them? If so, how is humanity coping with breeding?

    They're for entertainment and companionship, like pets. I mean you could watch any given sitcom and you'd find out that duh, they complicate relationships and some people aren't cool with them but most people are.

    >>when do we start going out of this planet?

    Shortly after 2050, when the big rush to add commercial resorts to the existing NASA moon outpost began. When Virgin and Bigelow announce their merger, you'll know shit's about to go down.

    >>Have we made contact?

    No. :-\

    >>How are handhelds in the future?

    Thin, strong, and the screens are all autostereo. You can look at the graphics from different angles and the view changes like you're looking through a window. That's the biggest difference, although the newest generation of handhelds are basically just built into slimline see-through AR headsets. Some look like sunglasses, others like a thin band of film that wraps around your eyes. It's a good thing nobody drives.

    Do you like your lifestyle better than what we have now?
    >> Anonymous 10/05/08(Sun)19:33 No.20944089
    OP, are you Elijah Levy?
    >> OP 10/05/08(Sun)19:34 No.20944150
    >>20944041

    >>Does evolution become a widely accepted theory? Or is it debunked, so a new God rules?

    I dunno, for the most part anyone sincerely religious refuses to live in the cohabs. I've never met one so I haven't asked. Everyone in here is either not religious or quiet about it.

    There's this charity program that I donate to when I'm in the mood, where we can dedicate a percentage of our stipends to air lifting provisions to their compounds. We don't really know what they do out there or even if they eat what we give them but I can't imagine life is very good for outsiders.
    >> Anonymous 10/05/08(Sun)19:35 No.20944170
    Did you guys ever find Waldo yet?!
    >> Anonymous 10/05/08(Sun)19:35 No.20944193
    Hey OP, how many hours did you have to spend to get yourself (re)acquainted with internet lingo and slang that's over 80 years old? Oh how I wish this was real.
    >> OP 10/05/08(Sun)19:36 No.20944206
    >>20944170

    >>Did you guys ever find Waldo yet?!

    What the fuck is waldo? I'd search it but the ISP only allows info exchange with approved sites.
    >> Anonymous 10/05/08(Sun)19:37 No.20944258
    >>20944150
    Son of a bitch answer my question.

    What is Antarctica called in your time?
    >> Anonymous 10/05/08(Sun)19:37 No.20944259
    How did moot fix /b/?
    >> OP 10/05/08(Sun)19:38 No.20944273
    >>20944193

    >>Hey OP, how many hours did you have to spend to get yourself (re)acquainted with internet lingo and slang that's over 80 years old?

    I'm that good, huh? :3 (History nerd. I can also do victorian, post-culture war and 1820's. As for the slang I have a list up, if I get anything wrong then tell me.)
    >> OP 10/05/08(Sun)19:38 No.20944294
    >>20944258

    >>What is Antarctica called in your time?

    Russia.
    >> OP 10/05/08(Sun)19:39 No.20944314
    >>20942027

    Can't believe I've been avoiding this question. Obama wins in 2008, Romney vs. Obama in 2012 (almost wins due to abortion shit), and Biden wins in 2016.

    Great presidents to boot.
    >> Anonymous 10/05/08(Sun)19:39 No.20944323
    Does another MMO ever beat WoW?

    Like the proposed super huge pokemon MMO?
    >> Anonymous 10/05/08(Sun)19:40 No.20944357
    >>20944294
    AHAHAHAHA. FUCK YES.

    Well then, another question.

    Has China accepted democracy yet?
    >> Anonymous 10/05/08(Sun)19:41 No.20944379
    Do we find bin laden?

    Is there monarchy in any country still?

    Will the middle east quieten the fuck up eventually?

    Also, how's china doing.
    >> OP 10/05/08(Sun)19:41 No.20944392
    >>20944357

    >>Has China accepted democracy yet?

    Yeah, although they don't call it that.
    >> Anonymous 10/05/08(Sun)19:42 No.20944413
    >>20943444
    >mmo.jpg
    >Rise of Legends

    OP, are misnamed files still funny?
    >> Anonymous 10/05/08(Sun)19:42 No.20944438
    What time is it?
    >> Anonymous 10/05/08(Sun)19:44 No.20944469
    OP, how many Disgaea games do there end up being?
    >> Stalking Oglop !!upzOz+hIstK 10/05/08(Sun)19:44 No.20944472
    Hey OP, what happens to Venezuela? Does it still exist?
    >> Anonymous 10/05/08(Sun)19:44 No.20944485
    Do China and the US end up going at it? WW3 etc?
    >> Anonymous 10/05/08(Sun)19:45 No.20944509
    Also, what kind of new puns and pick-up lines are in your future? Does ICE TRY still bring out a few chuckles and stares?
    >> Anonymous 10/05/08(Sun)19:46 No.20944527
    I'll bite.

    Four questions, and feel free to answer any of them:

    1)Will Deus Ex 3 be a successful sequel?
    2)Has occult studies (magick, psychokinesis, etc) ever divulged anything interesting?
    3)Has the brain become a more useful tool for the individual?
    4)Why the hell have you not created a time-paradox?
    >> Anonymous 10/05/08(Sun)19:46 No.20944528
    Hey OP when do you get a life and stop pretending to be from the future on 4chan?
    >> Anonymous 10/05/08(Sun)19:46 No.20944540
    >>20943949

    Or Gattaca, with the whole heart-disease death by 30 thing.
    >> Mr. Konata Izumi (=ω=) !hKVgwdyGeM 10/05/08(Sun)19:46 No.20944553
    So, some vidya questions and then some general. Pick and choose:

    -Do they make Megaman 10? Is it as good as 9?
    -How's Lego Universe turn out?
    -Sonic games - do they continue to suck?
    -Will we see a sequel to Mario Galaxy on the Wii?

    Movies:
    -Is Transformers 2 any good? What about 3, et. al.?
    -How the fuck was The Avengers movie? And who plays Thor?
    -Name your favorite movie and director, both from our time, your time, and all time.
    -Does Blu-Ray last very long, or do we switch to halodiscs soon?

    Politics:
    -Since Obama wins, how many assassination attempts?
    -Is there another terrorist attack?
    -So what happens with gay marriage?

    General:
    -Are toy stores still around?
    -Ever heard of a politician with the first name Brandon?
    -We got Gundams yet, or is that still a pipe dream?
    -Any mental disorders that are left uncurable, or can we fix all that in utero?
    -Can we choose baby genders?
    >> Anonymous 10/05/08(Sun)19:47 No.20944591
    >>20944528

    STOP HATIN' FUN.
    >> OP 10/05/08(Sun)19:48 No.20944614
    >>20944379

    >>Do we find bin laden?

    His remains, although that's a matter of some debate.

    >>Is there monarchy in any country still?

    No.

    >>Will the middle east quieten the fuck up eventually?

    Oh boy....Okay, google ADS microwave gun. I would link you if I could but you know, fuckin' ISP chridoms/Nazis are like that. Anyways, imagine that any number of different kinds of high energy radio waves can be directed into wide angle beams, like spotlights, having effects such as knocking one unconscious, nausea, temporary blindness....now image mounting these dishes on UAVs and UGVs which autonomously patrol the region. There was even talk of putting one on a satellite but that got shot down (not literally, in congress) due to the space weapons treaty. Sufficed to say it's literally impossible for them to riot, burn down embassies or whatever without suddenly collapsing unconscious and not even seeing it coming. Scary stuff, and despite the paranoid naysayers it has never been used on American citizens. Keeps the region pretty stable although they bitch about how it robs them of their freedoms in UN summits. Cry me a fucking river. If we're expected to pay from our stipends to have new cohabs built in the region, we need to know they'll be safe from terrorists.

    >>Also, how's china doing.

    Pretty good. Old guard died out, although the new leadership still pays lip service to communism they're pretty much transparently a capitalist democracy. They were one of the first to invest in the share based ownership of automated labor scheme, so most Chinese live on the resulting stipends. Japan and Korea followed, then the US and Britain, then finally Australia and most of the rest of the world.
    >> Anonymous 10/05/08(Sun)19:50 No.20944677
    Can you list the best games in the next five years, a description and who makes them ?
    >> OP 10/05/08(Sun)19:51 No.20944700
    >>20943949

    >>What's military service like? Non-existant?

    UAVs, UGVs, UMVs and satellites. No human serves anymore. Lots of whining from allied nations but they keep buying our robots under the table so they can't be too upset with it, and it has arguably solved the middle eastern conflict thanks to the advances in nonlethal weaponry. HERFs are the favoured weapon loadout on all three platforms, such that few if any actually die from assaults.
    >> Anonymous 10/05/08(Sun)19:51 No.20944718
    Do the protestfags win over Scientology?
    >> Anonymous 10/05/08(Sun)19:52 No.20944738
    Who turns out to be the fifth Cylon on BSG?
    >> Anonymous 10/05/08(Sun)19:52 No.20944760
    PUNS. WHAT ABOUT THE PUNS AND PICK-UP LINES. I NEED TO BE HIP AND COOL AND EDGY BEFORE ANY OTHER PEOPLE DO.
    >> Anonymous 10/05/08(Sun)19:52 No.20944763
    Why are you still biological, OP?

    Has the Technological Singularity not occurred? Or are you Luddite enough to remain meat and not upload?
    >> Anonymous 10/05/08(Sun)19:54 No.20944804
    >>20944700

    Enjoy your robot overlords, I know I will.
    >> OP 10/05/08(Sun)19:55 No.20944849
    >>20944527

    >>1)Will Deus Ex 3 be a successful sequel?

    Arguably. You'll probably hate it but some of the bigger game history nerds claim it's a classic. I'm ambivalent.

    >>2)Has occult studies (magick, psychokinesis, etc) ever divulged anything interesting?

    Not in the sense that any of it's true, no, but neurotheology has really taken off and we understand a great deal about what causes religious experience. Churches even got into the habit of using magnetic resonane headrests to induce visions before the chridom civil war stigmatized judeochristian probably forever.

    >>3)Has the brain become a more useful tool for the individual?

    Dunno how to answer this. In what sense? Neuroenhancement drugs are legal, pretty recently in fact. There are limited ways of mental control of computers and appliances, mostly through patches built into headsets. You can turn shit on and off, raise and lower volume, stuff like that.

    >>4)Why the hell have you not created a time-paradox?

    The disclaimer for the service says that changes made to the timeline take effect at the same speed that time itself moves. So if I make significant changes to your time, they'll never catch up with my present.
    >> Anonymous 10/05/08(Sun)19:57 No.20944885
    >>20944760
    "I work for a living, you know."
    >> OP 10/05/08(Sun)19:58 No.20944934
    >>20944718

    >>Do the protestfags win over Scientology?

    Some of the history books give them credit but really that's just because they had popular support. Imho the church was going to collapse by itself anyway, although the important thing is that it did and that legislation passed forbidding anyone to use their same exploitation model in the future. It was already been used to shut down Quixtar, Eckankar and Discover. No such organizations exist anymore, although some pedants like to claim the corps are worse. To them I would say "If you hate them so much, leave the cohab". Fewer mouths for them to feed means my stipend grows. =]
    >> The Legendary Big Boss !!z8npwrX44I9 10/05/08(Sun)19:58 No.20944941
    You never answer this >>20943627
    >> OP 10/05/08(Sun)20:00 No.20944987
    >>20944760

    Ugh. Practice saying "green" and "crisp" without laughing at yourself. Blame the environmental movement for popularizing them. I will continue to say "Cool" until I die.
    >> Stalking Oglop !!upzOz+hIstK 10/05/08(Sun)20:00 No.20945002
    >>20944849
    So our time will get fucked but yours won't?
    >> OP 10/05/08(Sun)20:02 No.20945047
    >>20944941

    The answer is yes, 11 in the main series, one less popular spinoff series and one more popular series that eventually replaces it. Judging by your name I think you'll be delighted by who it stars.
    >> Anonymous 10/05/08(Sun)20:02 No.20945052
    Who's confirmed for the NEXT Smash Bros game?
    >> Anonymous 10/05/08(Sun)20:03 No.20945066
    >>20944934
    4Chan? In a fucking history book? C'mon, you make some pretty cool sounding predictions for the future, some of which sound plausible but 4Chan is nothing more than a cultural spark in the flare of the internet. 4Chan will never be bought out by a media company, one day some other phenomenon will come about and attract all of us away from here gradually, and 4Chan will fade into obscurity and shut down, never to be remembered again, ever.
    >> Anonymous 10/05/08(Sun)20:05 No.20945076
    >>20941031
    Is Final Fantasy XXVII confirmed?
    >> Anonymous 10/05/08(Sun)20:05 No.20945089
    >>20945066

    Hello there, you haven't seen the news coverage, arrests, and interviews with Moot.
    >> Anonymous 10/05/08(Sun)20:06 No.20945111
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    >>20944987

    YOU GREEN?


    SUPAGREEN
    >> Mr. Konata Izumi (=ω=) !hKVgwdyGeM 10/05/08(Sun)20:06 No.20945112
    Fun thread, OP, but take a crack at my questions: >>20944553
    >> Anonymous 10/05/08(Sun)20:06 No.20945126
    >>20945052
    Oh fuck, I forgot about that.

    I'm willing to bet it got delayed for 6-8 years. (laughs)
    >> The Legendary Big Boss !!z8npwrX44I9 10/05/08(Sun)20:07 No.20945141
    >>20945047
    METAL GEAR BIG BOSS?

    Fuck year.
    >> OP 10/05/08(Sun)20:07 No.20945146
    >>20945002

    Yeah pretty much. No significant changes have ever occurred though, not sufficient that the ISPs offering entanglement posting have been shut down. Maybe they have a way of testing messages for their effects? I dunno. The government isn't really what it used to be so the corps aren't answerable to anyone but their own parent corps.
    >> Anonymous 10/05/08(Sun)20:08 No.20945185
    vidya question, my name is j.c. does my game become a megahit? my initials should be enough but my game starts with an f
    >> Anonymous 10/05/08(Sun)20:09 No.20945200
    >>20944849
    Thank you. This will solve all of my time travel hatred.
    >> Anonymous 10/05/08(Sun)20:10 No.20945230
    Ever heard of a game called Let's Tap? If so, is it any good?
    >> Anonymous 10/05/08(Sun)20:10 No.20945232
    Do people say that Halo is a nostalgia game?
    >> Anonymous 10/05/08(Sun)20:11 No.20945271
    hi this is fake wake up
    >> Anonymous 10/05/08(Sun)20:12 No.20945295
    >>20945271 is a faggot who doesn't know what fun is.
    >> Anonymous 10/05/08(Sun)20:12 No.20945305
    post pictures of the new pokemon starters!
    >> Anonymous 10/05/08(Sun)20:14 No.20945345
    >>20945271
    Hi, suspending disbelief is fun you know.
    >> Anonymous 10/05/08(Sun)20:14 No.20945366
    >>20945271
    DEAR LORD
    MY LIFE IS A LIE
    THANK YOU FOR OPENING MY EYES TO THE TRUTH BRAVE COMRADE
    >> Anonymous 10/05/08(Sun)20:16 No.20945416
    have there been any significant extinctions of species? which animals do humans still regularly interact with?

    Do they ever make a new Mother game?
    >> Anonymous 10/05/08(Sun)20:16 No.20945433
    OP, please tell me about music from your time. Who are some of the most important figures to emerge? What band from around this time is remembered as the greatest?
    >> Anonymous 10/05/08(Sun)20:19 No.20945536
    >>20945433
    Also, what type of music is most popular with the current generation, and what's it like?
    >> Anonymous 10/05/08(Sun)20:22 No.20945627
    >>20944614

    >h boy....Okay, google ADS microwave gun.
    >google

    Busted.
    >> OP 10/05/08(Sun)20:24 No.20945693
    >>20944553

    >>-Do they make Megaman 10? Is it as good as 9?

    Yes and yes, but it's not 8-bit style.

    -How's Lego Universe turn out?

    I don't remember, never played it.

    -Sonic games - do they continue to suck?

    The only good sonic games IMO were the 16 bit styled ones that Sega did trying to capitalize on the popularity of Megaman 9. Nobody told them though, so they went back to 3D shit. There were three arguably great 3D sonics, part of a side series that Sega experimented with when I was in formative ed (maybe 8 or 9?) and I remember them being the best although I haven't played them recently enough to be sure it isn't just nostalgia. There hasn't been a new Sonic game for nearly ten years though.

    >>-Will we see a sequel to Mario Galaxy on the Wii?

    Yes, and it's similar in feel but not in space.

    >>-Is Transformers 2 any good? What about 3, et. al.?

    Fantastic, and there is a second trilogy 20 years later that are one part franchise reboot and one part reimagining. The second trilogy is heavy on social commentary, mostly naysaying the transition to the autmoated labor economy, and I kinda resent that but it was a product of its time.

    >>-How the fuck was The Avengers movie? And who plays Thor?

    I dunno, never watched it. There was a good Nova movie, though. OH and they did one of the aborted Spiderman 2099 series! It was good in the way that only fans could appreciate, although for once the critics agreed.

    >>-Name your favorite movie and director, both from our time, your time, and all time.

    Fuck, I don't know. I don't even want to attempt that one.

    >>-Does Blu-Ray last very long, or do we switch to halodiscs soon?

    Neither, downloads. There's still physical media now but nobody buys movies on it.
    >> OP 10/05/08(Sun)20:25 No.20945734
    >>20944553

    >>-Since Obama wins, how many assassination attempts?

    Only one, and the entire world gets butthurt over it. Guy actually hits him, but Obama survives. Don't expect sunshine and roses though, as a hardline chri-dom is elected as part of the conservative backlash against Obama's administration, and it lays the groundwork for the civil war, if you can call it that.

    >>-Is there another terrorist attack?

    Small ones, although they peter out as we start putting UGVs and UAVs with nonlethal weapons into active patrol in the middle east. They're not really relevant anymore, not with the failed chridom revolution still in living memory.

    >>-So what happens with gay marriage?

    Uh...gay people get married if they feel like it? Anything determined to be past puberty and capable of desiring human sexual advances is legal to marry, with some stipulations. In practice that really only means partners as young as fifteen (as low as thirteen in some states) and most of the higher animals. The laws are still inconsistent across the states, depends mostly on how many cohabs are in each state and which corp owns them.

    >>-Are toy stores still around?

    Online ones. You download the toy and print it out with a desktop fabricator, if you own one. Plastic is pretty expensive these days though, so only the hardcore collectors print in the original materials.
    >> OP 10/05/08(Sun)20:25 No.20945757
    >>20944553

    >>-Ever heard of a politician with the first name Brandon?

    No.

    >>-We got Gundams yet, or is that still a pipe dream?

    Haha sadly still a pipe dream. Lots of robots, even limited deployment of exoskeletons, but none any bigger than say a small car.

    >>-Any mental disorders that are left uncurable, or can we fix all that in utero?

    Nearly everything. There's a fluke now and then and the news jumps all over it but for the most part we have it pretty good.

    >>-Can we choose baby genders?

    Yes, and every other trait. The corps have a set of templates you can choose if you're comfortable with them defining your child's traits; Really though it's only limited change, a collection of the best copyrighted intelligence enhancements, physical enhancements and so on. The kid still has mostly your DNA, you just benefit from the most advanced hacks available without having to pay what they would cost in proper dollars. It's in the corps best interest to have smarter and stronger employees obviously so reprogenetic correction is subidized, barely bites into your stipend.
    >> Anonymous 10/05/08(Sun)20:26 No.20945772
    What is Bungie/Halo doing in the next couple years? Is either still around in your time?
    >> Queen Kittan !io2rjYmp4g 10/05/08(Sun)20:27 No.20945831
    >>-Is Transformers 2 any good? What about 3, et. al.?

    >Fantastic

    Thanks for destroying my suspension of disbelief. :(
    >> Anonymous 10/05/08(Sun)20:27 No.20945835
    Do I become famous?
    >> OP 10/05/08(Sun)20:28 No.20945850
    >>20945627

    Uh, I know about Google you fuckin' invalid. They own the cohab my parents live in.
    >> Anonymous 10/05/08(Sun)20:30 No.20945950
    Okay, some questions.

    1) Does it become popular for people to swap out bodies completely? Like, if someone has a badly beatne up body, or are a transsexual or something like that, they can have their brain put into another body with moderate ease? Or into a cyborg body, GiTS style? How does the future feel about Ghost in the Shell and other future predictive series, looking back at it?

    2) Do they finally make a Halo game with anti-aliasing?
    >> Anonymous 10/05/08(Sun)20:31 No.20945952
    >>OH and they did one of the aborted Spiderman 2099 series!

    HOLY SHIT I forgot about those comics... Fucking nostalgiabomb!
    >> Anonymous 10/05/08(Sun)20:31 No.20945978
    >>20945850

    FFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFF
    >> OP 10/05/08(Sun)20:32 No.20945983
    >>20945536

    >>Also, what type of music is most popular with the current generation, and what's it like?

    It's called opera but it's nothing like what it historically meant. It typically involves entirely synthesized instrumentals although you can't tell, it's deep and powerful, and the vocalists have a very wide range. Amette is my favorite personally but they replaced the lead singer with some Irish girl who isn't BAD per se but she brings a very very different sound to the table.
    >> Anonymous 10/05/08(Sun)20:33 No.20946027
    >>20945185
    answer me op :(
    >> AWESOME Anonymous 10/05/08(Sun)20:33 No.20946030
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    THIS THREAD IS AWESOME
    >> Anonymous 10/05/08(Sun)20:33 No.20946031
    So the Technological Singularity never happened? Are humans still doing scientific research and designing things, or have robots or AI taken part of that?

    What was the REAL last Dreamcast game? They keep announcing a new one every few months. There has to be a last one, right?

    You recognized the word Gundam, so I assume that anime and giant robots are still around as concepts. How's that working out? Did Nadesico ever get a real ending? Did Amuro really die, or did he just ascend to Godhood?
    >> Anonymous 10/05/08(Sun)20:33 No.20946037
    PANDAS? WHAT ABOUT THEM?
    >> OP 10/05/08(Sun)20:34 No.20946062
    >>20945950

    >>1) Does it become popular for people to swap out bodies completely? Like, if someone has a badly beatne up body, or are a transsexual or something like that, they can have their brain put into another body with moderate ease? Or into a cyborg body, GiTS style? How does the future feel about Ghost in the Shell and other future predictive series, looking back at it?

    I don't mean to disappoint, but that isn't really possible just yet. We've got really good responsive prosthetics with sensation and shit but while the stipend system provides pretty well and I appreciate it, it makes it significantly harder for anyone who isn't already wealthy to become so. As such even if someone wanted to go full prosthetic it would be extraordinarily expensive. The furthest I've ever seen anyone go is all four limbs and two organs.

    2) Do they finally make a Halo game with anti-aliasing?
    >> Anonymous 10/05/08(Sun)20:38 No.20946155
    WHY HAVEN'T YOU REQUESTED THIS THREAD FOR ARCHIVE YET


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