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Old March 23 2014, 10:13 PM   #1
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Article from The Verge: Cyberpunk making a comeback

The article makes some points I argued for in some other threads, however I believe it uses a misnomer, cyberpunk has long been absorbed into the transhumanist, accelerated change zeitgeist in SF.
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Old March 24 2014, 12:54 AM   #2
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Re: Article from The Verge: Cyberpunk making a comeback

The link isn't working for me. Is this the cyberpunk paper and dice game? I was just playing it two weeks ago.
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Old March 24 2014, 01:32 AM   #3
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Re: Article from The Verge: Cyberpunk making a comeback

Yep, broken link.

I have the feeling it's talking about cyberpunk as a genre. Which does have the "transhumanist, accelerated change zeitgeist" on its conscience and ought to feel very, very bad about that. Cyberpunk, I want you to sit in your room and think very seriously about what you've done.
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