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Cyberpunk music? Yeah, we all know synthwave but what else do you think would fit into a cyberpunk setting/universe?
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that didnt work like i wanted it to…


It says "Video unavailable".


Old thread but has anyone head of Yakui the maid?
I don't know how else to describe it but maximum comfy

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I'm making a cyberpunk adventure game inspired by pc98 game aesthetics, snatcher etc.
I'm still doing my own thing, but I think that's the closest I can compare it to.
It's still way too early in dev to even show it off, but I'm workin on it.

I'd appreciate knowing what would you like to see in a game like that, graphic wise, gameplay wise etc. could be examples from other games.

I should mention that there is a supernatural element to the game, suehiro maruo/junji ito inspired stuff.
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not rly, I mean I have rough sketches here and there, but they're not really for show off, but I'll have more to show when I finish some locations


What genre is the game? FPS? Roguelite? Grand Strategy?


point and click adventure


what technology (game engine / own stuff) you will use?


Add a skinny tower which has an elevator that takes you to the top and then flying ships underneath you and you have to jump at the right time or you get squished. Add phaser guns to shoot enemies. Add multiple planets and a market that you can buy things at and an open world option which lets you just go around and explore. Add ai's that talk to you like a VN. Add underworld. Add music. Don't use GTK!

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I found this collection of essays while looking for the "How to Build a Universe That Doesn't Fall Apart Two Days Later" by PkD
anyone got some recommendations like that.


Recommendations like the PkD essay or for curated collections of essays?


looking for essays on related topics.



Nice but you can only read the lisp article and some in the odds and ends section


btw thanks for the link op this is very cool, bumping for interest

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What do you see as the quintessential cyberpunk film?


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for me, it's blade runner (1982), the film that got me into cyberpunk in the first place. it's excellent, one of my favourite films of all time, and arguably the most well-known piece of cyberpunk media. there may be better cyberpunk films, but none have come close to making an impact as large as blade runner.


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Other than the obvious Blade runner, I think of Brazil


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GiTS from 1995
it's a different kind of cyberpunk, less flashy and more meaningful

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What would be /cyb/ perfect room? Clustered? Full of wires?
I always wanted to make a room as similar to me as possible, so i could spend my entire day in it and enjoy it's aesthetics.
Post pics or describe specific things that you think it would make your room look nicer of possible.
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>A dark room with various lights but still keeps the room mostly in it's darkness
>Cluttered wtih various tech and wires all around
>Screens everywhere


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Neon lights and colourful LEDs.
Some kind of anarchic work and tinkerplace occupying the room. The wires must come from somewhere afterall and the low life makes money recycling electronics, breeding something into marketable offspring, or having an oversized wildly modded together cpu dominating the room for some nefarious online sheme in its rented apartments or improvised hideouts.
If you dont have a hobby like that and are willing to life in the junk of all the shit you collected from your cities dumpsters or sustain a humongous electricity bill for a gamerPC set up taking up half of your room or a bunch of aquariums and lavalamps bubbling away with lit up liquids as part of an omnious trinket collection that will either gain you the admiration of your guests or many confused questions this might get somewhat complicated to pull off.
The coroporate jobber low middleclass or anyone with an officially listed income might life in prefab appartments where most surfaces are made of some stuff or plating that looks as if it was quickly assembled like IKEA furniture, most surfaces being in use for something as space is expensive in the 21th century. The less cramped places might follow a somewhat pleasant industrial design.
If you want your room to look from the inside like a 70s multistorybloc looks from the outside you need to commit seriously so it doesnt look hideously or ends up being a problematic construction and if you got a landlord this might end up not achievable.
Darkness and colourful lights, a careful selection of furniture(Steel cabinets?) and wallpapers or even concrete/rust optic spatula technique coatings for selected walls if your landlord is ok with it or you are lucky to own your four walls might take you to a desirable outcome tho.


No sheets on the mattress? Are you an animal?


I've always thought one of the coolest modification that I'll do to a place of my own some day is build wall mounted terminals that connect to some sort of multi user system.

video related


pretty much

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Do you have to know Russian to truly be /cy/?
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Chinese, probably.

At least, that's what I'd tell you if it weren't for Corona-Chan's escapades through Asia


Back to 8chan please


There's a /cy/ Spanish imageboard here: https://wired-7.org/


The chinese internet is mainly baidu, the contents of which is just cheap entertainment.
Honestly, modern chinese youths seem no different from millenials elsewhere, and it's hard to find stuff outside the mainstream because censorship.
The best thing about chinese language is the ancient literature.
I'd argue Hong Kong's culture is in many ways more attractive, but they all speak english for the most part anyway. You can learn cantonese, but it's fucking hard (6 tones + 3 entering tones) and not even strong in business anymore since mandarin is kind of the english of the chinese world (other than, you khow, english!)


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Low tech low life ese!

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This show has so many comfy cyberpunk shots fuck
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It's not exactly a secret, they have statues for Lacan, Derrida and some other.


I generally don't watch much anime, but fuck I adore this show


Yea not bad, watched it in 2/3 days when bored, hoped for something better when I finished it btw


pleb filtered




I remember there was one out there I had found that did side by side shot comparisons of ergo and famous movies/paintains etc. but could never find it again.

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Cryptocurrency has the promise of new cyberpunk markets not before feasible

>Bounty hunting and assassination markets

>Being assigned by missions to beat up random strangers because they didn't pay back their loan on time

>Speculating on narcotic futures

>Online order prostitutes

>Being handed a sealed package by a shady man you don't know so you can deliver it to the final recipient

>Having to pay a monthly subscription to your local gang so they don't mug you

>Hiding all your money from the state

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Cash has the promise of new cyberpunk markets not before feasible

>Bounty hunting and assassination markets

>Being assigned by missions to beat up random strangers because they didn't pay back their loan on time

>Speculating on narcotic futures

>Online order prostitutes

>Being handed a sealed package by a shady man you don't know so you can deliver it to the final recipient

>Having to pay a monthly subscription to your local gang so they don't mug you

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Hi. Where do you think the best places are to promote my new cyberpunk book, Hemispheres? I won't pitch it here in respect for your space, but I have been developing my website and I need to test it to see how people are going to react to it before launch. https://www.markeverglade.com

My email is markeverglade.author at gmail dot com if there's any feedback.



You really chose a backwater to post this one. These are the other spaces I know of.
https://lainchan.org and the Lainzine
and of course the cyb subreddits

Good luck!


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>lainchan after 2018

i cry






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Triple reverse satan check

please go back, there is a reason why we choose this backwater.

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With the direction humanity is going its pretty easy to get the cyberpunk asthethic, but what would be some polar opposite examples in society?(urban, not some random village in africa or something like solarpunk).
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Yeah I'd love to live here. Have some gardens, a few windmills and clean drinking water and I'd call it home.


The only problem I see is it's weakness to bad/extreme weather.


And meth


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Of course american retrofuturism!
White picketfence in space, the robotic housbutler as the new washmachiene and your wage as a janitor at the nuclear fission plant can afford you a bi yearly holiday on the moon.
Fallout Gameworld without the Fallout, Democracy is nonnegotiable!


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In contrast to that, the expectations of european culture-pessimists of the 20s and the dreams of the early fascists.
Germany won world war1, or it fell completely and the consequences were total victory of totalitarians. The world is a stage of warring empires seeking realms of autarky. Technology for the nobles and the rich but the rest might not life too shabby due to set rations or a life as humble peasants in the shadows of industrial cathedrals whose dwellers and their machienes they hardly understand-five social castes away from their reality, as the miserable have been already killed in eugenic fervour or send out to die in some glorious war, of which there are still plenty.
Excentric citystates like Eumesvil and the new republic of fiume sport strange societies ruled by autocrats who manage to sustain weird orders in their vision and the world is balkanised into wow themepark realms were fantasy races of men are bred by their masters.
Either that, or a worldstate assumed total control, brave new world, 1984, there is no room for the capitalistic excess and consumer or corporate culture of cyberpunk as the state is the only brand allowed.

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