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[PDF] Assorted Slang and Terminology 6 – Cyberpunk

Assorted Slang and Terminology 6 – Cyberpunk

According to Wikipedia, Cyberpunk is defined as “… a subgenre of science fiction in a futuristic setting that tends to focus on a “combination of lowlife and high tech” featuring advanced technological and scientific achievements, such as artificial intelligence and cybernetics, juxtaposed with a degree of breakdown or radical change in the social order.”

This volume of ASAT gives you a collection of terms and slang to help flesh out your worlds and stories within a genre, in this case cyberpunk.

As well as various ‘punk terms, some computing and corporate terms are thrown is as well, to add to the immersion.

Disclaimer/Note from the Author – This pdf is not meant to be an “end-all” document, more a starting point for your own research...

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[PDF] Assorted Slang & Terminology Volume 5 – Sci-Fi and GMs Day Sale at Drivethru

Assorted Slang & Terminology Volume 5 – Sci-Fi

The Assorted Slang & Terminology series is a collection of pdfs that give you a glossary or series of terms themed around a certain subject.

This edition is themed around Science-Fiction, or Sci-Fi for short, with a bit of real-world science terms thrown in for good measure.

Disclaimer/Note from the Author – This pdf is not meant to be to be an “end-all” document, more a starting point for your own research. As such, mostly due to space and time restraints, some terms have been left out – if every bit of terminology was left in, this publication would be unwieldy, not useful and probably never finished!

Sample entries:
Big Dumb Object/BDO
The term for any mysterious object, typically of extra-terrestrial or unknown origin and possibly im...

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[PDF] – Assorted Slang & Terminology Volume 4 Occult & Magic

Assorted Slang & Terminology Volume 4 Occult & Magic

The Assorted Slang & Terminology series is a collection of pdfs that give you a glossary or series of terms themed around a certain subject.

This edition is themed around the occult and magic, with a bit of the supernatural and mythology thrown in as well.

Designed for any genres where the occult and those who practice the forbidden arts are to be found.

Disclaimer/Note from the Author – This pdf is not meant to be to be an “end-all” document, more a starting point for your own research. As such, mostly due to space and time restraints, some terms have been left out – if every bit of terminology was left in, this publication would be unwieldy, not useful and probably never finished!

Example Entries

Akasha
A Sanskrit word referring to...

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[PDF] – Assorted Slang & Terminology: Volume 3 – Collective Nouns

Assorted Slang & Terminology: Volume 3 – Collective Nouns

A collective noun is a name for a collection or group of things. Rather than saying “that group” or “or those (x) over there” you would use a collective-noun to give the group/collection its proper name.

The following format is used for each entry:
[subject] [collective noun]

This would tell you that, for example, the collective noun for a group of apes would be a troop – “We must be careful, there is a large troop of apse that live here and they don’t like visitors”

This publication is divided up into three main sections:
1. Animals – Anything from the natural world
2. People – For groups of people, such as cowboys
3. Things – Anything else not covered by the first two sections

Examples/Samples

Animals
Ants ...

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