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This page is a list of things to use as nodes when constructing your setting network. You're certainly not limited to this list, but use these for inspiration when creating your own game world. Eventually, I want this list to be a thousand or more items!

Please add your own ideas to this page! You'll receive credit (make sure you are registered on the site with the name you want credited, or drop me a note via email or your personal User: page).

Ideas borrowed from:


Cool Terms We Just Made Up

Zombie Brainframe, a giant computer composed of interconnected, (usually) human brains in a vat of fluid. (Adam Dray)
Sony PrayStation, a portable electronic device used by the on-the-go faithful to reach their preacher or deity. (Matt Gandy)

Ideas for Elements

Technologies

Nanotechnology
Plasma Physics
Biofuels
Virtual Reality
Holographic Hyperreality
Cybernetic Organ Replacement
Disposable Bodies
Genegeneering
Subliminal Behaviour Modification Advertising
Androids
RIFD
Antimatter
Chaotic Systems
Self-replicating Devices
Universal Internet Connectivity
Self-Improving Software

Ideologies

Commerc ialism
Religion
Christianity
Buddhism
Muslim
22nd Century Atheists
Government
Imperialism
Democracy
Communism
Monarchy
Oligarchy
Utililitarianism
Ludditism
Digital Animism
Privacy
Ubiquitous Surveillance
Free Speech
Freedom of Religion
Freedom of the Press
Right to Bear Arms

Organizations

Secret Societies
Neo-Nanite Freemasons
Government
CIA
FBI
Corporations
Megasoft
Advanced Biotechnica, Corp (ABC)
Channel 999
Recreation
International Chess Grandmasters

Situations

Addiction
Apocalypse
Nonstandard Spacetime

Places

Space Station
Near-Earth Orbit
Meridian City
Vatican VR Cathedral
Mainframe 221

Qualities

Bulging Muscles
Hyperintelligence
Charisma
Eidetic Memory
Hive Mind
Lightning Reflexes
Bullshit Detector
Pediatric Cybersurgeon

Ideas for Edges

Stative Verbs

has a
is a
feels
likes
loves
hates
thinks he wants
believes
is trying to _____ (with transitive verb)
wants to _____ (with transitive verb)
knows
owns
controls
contains
recognizes
prefers

Dynamic Verbs

leads / is leading
chases / is chasing
seeks / is seeking

Past Tense Verbs

created / designed / invented / founded
begat / gave birth to
married
retired from
quit
killed
resigned
joined
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