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Old 11-24-2017, 11:34 PM   #1
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I've decided to make a game where the player is a brilliant scientist and is trying to create various inventions. These inventions should be considered "impossible" for humanity right now. So far I've came up with


-Antimatter Rocket

-Space Elevator

-Fusion Reactor

-Dyson Sphere

-Quantum Computer

-Time Dilation Device

-Wormhole Generator

-Teleporter

-Faster than Light Drive

-Hard Hologram

I have 10 ideas but I'd like to start out with 20. Does anybody have ideas for 10 future inventions that are far beyond human creation? Jetpack and Laser weapon are not good examples because we technically can make them, we just haven't mass produced them yet. I'm looking for 10 truly futuristic ideas that are "impossible"
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Old 11-24-2017, 11:42 PM   #2
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Artificial Gravity

Contragravity Generator

Lightsabers
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Old 11-24-2017, 11:44 PM   #3
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I've decided to make a game where the player is a brilliant scientist and is trying to create various inventions. These inventions should be considered "impossible" for humanity right now. So far I've came up with


-Antimatter Rocket

-Space Elevator

-Fusion Reactor

-Dyson Sphere

-Quantum Computer

-Time Dilation Device

-Wormhole Generator

-Teleporter

-Faster than Light Drive

-Hard Hologram

I have 10 ideas but I'd like to start out with 20. Does anybody have ideas for 10 future inventions that are far beyond human creation? Jetpack and Laser weapon are not good examples because we technically can make them, we just haven't mass produced them yet. I'm looking for 10 truly futuristic ideas that are "impossible"
By the same argument, we can make quantum computers now.

But anyway ...

Deflector screens

Tractor/repulsor beams

Stealth in space

Antigravity

Rectionless thrusters

Perpetual motion

True love

Okay, maybe not that last one ...

Luke
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Old 11-25-2017, 01:46 AM   #4
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Universal translator

Love potion

Black hole generator

X-ray goggles

Meal in a pill

Anti entropy ray

Freeze ray

Amnesia ray

Dimensional prison in a box

Universal tool

Battlesuit

Immortality pill
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Old 11-25-2017, 01:50 AM   #5
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Matter duplicator.

Fast cloning of adults.

Mind recorder/Imprinter.
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Old 11-25-2017, 02:13 AM   #6
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Isn't this the third (or more) thread soliciting ideas for this?

Edit: 8th actually, except sometimes it's a card game, or board game, or RPG or book:
http://forums.sjgames.com/showthread.php?t=152029
http://forums.sjgames.com/showthread.php?t=151715
http://forums.sjgames.com/showthread.php?t=151669
http://forums.sjgames.com/showthread.php?t=149679
http://forums.sjgames.com/showthread.php?t=151515
http://forums.sjgames.com/showthread.php?t=151360
http://forums.sjgames.com/showthread.php?t=152214

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Old 11-25-2017, 02:35 AM   #7
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Isn't this the third (or more) thread soliciting ideas for this?

Edit: 8th actually, except sometimes it's a card game, or board game, or RPG or book:
Yeah, it's gotten pretty weird. Why not just tell us what you actually want to know?

If all you are looking for is a big list of names, there are several already out there on the web. Here's one: http://www.technovelgy.com/ct/ctnlistalpha.asp
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Old 11-25-2017, 03:40 AM   #8
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What eight times already? I thought it would be maximum 7 for sure!
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Old 11-25-2017, 04:39 PM   #9
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I've decided to make a game where the player is a brilliant scientist and is trying to create various inventions. These inventions should be considered "impossible" for humanity right now. So far I've came up with


-Antimatter Rocket

-Space Elevator

-Fusion Reactor

-Dyson Sphere

-Quantum Computer

-Time Dilation Device

-Wormhole Generator

-Teleporter

-Faster than Light Drive

-Hard Hologram

I have 10 ideas but I'd like to start out with 20. Does anybody have ideas for 10 future inventions that are far beyond human creation? Jetpack and Laser weapon are not good examples because we technically can make them, we just haven't mass produced them yet. I'm looking for 10 truly futuristic ideas that are "impossible"

Ha Ha. That's pretty clever lol. Yeah I have OCD and I'm going to up my medication. I just can't control myself. I'm obsessed with future technologies and enough is never enough. I'll stop though. I promise
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Old 11-30-2017, 02:56 AM   #10
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Universal translator=translator app

Love potion=Roofie. And yes, that is an unfortunate thought, but so was the original when you think about it.

Black hole generator

X-ray goggles=All that is needed is a decade or two miniturization

Meal in a pill=Bouillon cube

Anti entropy ray=repair shop

Freeze ray=refrigerator

Amnesia ray=Vodka

Dimensional prison in a box=casket

Battlesuit=plate armor
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