View Single Post
Old 09-08-2021, 07:24 PM   #5
Join Date: Aug 2004
Location: Buffalo, New York
Default Re: Things worth having in a Cyberpunk Campaign

Originally Posted by khorboth View Post
Negative ad placements.

Some brands are so ubiquitous that they aren't forgotten. Now it's a matter of association. Nobody can prove who is paying the guerilla marketing people - payments are very anonymous. But at a crime scene in the paper, there's a pepsi symbol at the scene. Now pepsi is associated with crime. Someone goes spray-painting FORD everywhere, especially on private property. Now, ford is associated with unsightly graffiti. Etc.
Which makes having anti-graffiti cleaners worth having. But that suggests a new "race" of sorts - as negative add placements are used to cover over negative add placements. In fact, those graffiti removal robots are utilized at night as graffiti sprayers...
hal is offline   Reply With Quote