27 Jan

Cyberpunk Documentary PART 1 | Neuromancer Blade Runner RoboCop Akira Shadowrun

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Let’s take a journey back to the 1980’s and beyond, to discover the origins of the Cyberpunk movement, in literature, cinema, television, video games, comics and more! In this documentary miniseries, we will discover the wonders of Cyberpunk, dating back to the 1940’s, all the way through 1989, with each successive episode taking on a new decade.

Co-written by Shalashaskka

0:00:00 – Intro
0:02:19 – The Origins of Cyberpunk
0:04:14 – Proto-Punk
0:04:58 – Philip K. Dick
0:05:30 – Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?
0:06:25 – The Forbin Project
0:07:03 – Westworld
0:08:53 – The Long Tomorrow, Métal Hurlant
0:09:21 – 2000 AD, Judge Dredd
0:09:51 – Early authors, origin of the term “cyberpunk”
0:11:09 – Future Noir
0:11:25 – Blade Runner
0:18:49 – Syd Mead
0:19:55 – TRON
0:20:55 – Neuromancer
0:24:55 – Going Mainstream
0:25:20 – Cyberpunk tabletop game
0:26:07 – Shadowrun
0:29:08 – WarGames
0:29:28 – Trancers
0:29:56 – The Terminator
0:31:02 – Blade Runner, the game
0:32:04 – Max Headroom
0:33:55 – RoboCop
0:36:22 – RoboCop, the game
0:36:45 – The Running Man
0:37:38 – Bubblegum Crisis
0:38:10 – Akira
0:39:07 – Interactive media
0:39:21 – Snatcher
0:41:50 – Neuromancer, the game
0:43:52 – Cyberpunk literary symposium

MUSIC CREDITS

Full credits

‘Insomniac’ by Matt Large

Credits & title card ‘Synthwave’ by DjDocent

‘Flight Path’ by Kuedo

Stock music licensed through www.EpidemicSound.com

FOOTAGE CREDITS

B.A.T. footage by ankokumen |

Neuromancer cyberspace gameplay by Crowley9 |

Snatcher footage by GoggleBoxFairy |

RoboCop MAME footage by bubufufu and

Blade Runner, Tron art by Syd

Neuromancer 3D artwork rendition by Rafael

Circuit’s Edge gameplay by MDCore

SOURCES

Gardner Dozois

Gibson on Shadowrun

Shadowrun |

Blade Runner convention |

Nuyen in Neuromancer |

“Cyberpunk” term origin |

The Future of Human-Machine The Turing Test |

Post-humanism and ecocide |

How I Wrote Neuromancer |

Androids Dream of Electric Sheep – WW2 influences |

Making of Blade Runner |

“Cyberpunks” by Timothy Leary |

Equilibrium’s cyberpunk themes |

Street Samurai

William Gibson early writing |

William Gibson interview (1991) |

The Long Tomorrow, Metal Hurlant’s influence to cyberpunk media

William Gibson’s Neuromancer and Science Fiction

Defining Cyberpunk

The Cyberpunk Project

Cyberpunk Historical Timeline

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