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The future will never be as cool as Shadowrun

This 1991 promo video for Shadowrun — a role-playing game that blends sci-fi and cyberpunk with elements of fantasy — paints a picture of a future that sadly, will probably never come to pass.

A future where bulky, musclebound warriors carrying huge guns lead scantily clad women with big hair through gritty urban environments — and rip metal panels from walls for them.

Where magicians use the power of slutty clothes and bad posture to cast “spells” on dopey guys.

Where, most importantly, you can voyage through the 3D realms of cyberspace using nothing more than a PS/2 keyboard and some random cable plugged into the side of your head. Via Topless Robot.

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