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Thrown back in time and forced to either impress Queen Elizabeth or be executed, Blackadder pulls out his wallet, flashing a credit card and telling Elizabeth of a magical device that can allow you to purchase anything in the whole world.

Before you resort to cyberenhanced murder, examine the alternative: Thus, he uses technology as magic, as is typical of the trope, but only because he is in a Magitek world. Sheppard takes out his lighter lrimitive light a torch, only to have Teyla take out some sort of infrared laser and light the torch herself.

We grabbed six of Cyberpunk’s best and most opinionated Referees, writers, and players, as well as the creator himself, by the scruffs of their necks and made them tell us what to do. The chief says ” A miracle indeed.

They don’t really believe that she is from the future, though they are shocked when she takes a picture. Christian Kell rated it really liked it Jan 18, In the PS2 game Shadow of Destiny the main character is transported back to the middle ages and manages to scare away the locals with his lighter.

Listen Up, You Primitive Screwheads

The Genii are interested in C Now things are going sorta kinda his way. He has a shotgun. They deal with everything from making character backgrounds more integral to a campaign, to dealing with overbalanced technology, to keeping problem players in their place.

Open Preview See a Problem? As Darius points out, the trope is justified in so far as many individuals and groups are technologically behind though they may have magic or other advantages. David Langford ‘s “sub-Belloc verse” A Tale of the Jungle parodies it, with an unfortunate explorer captured by a Cannibal Tribewho first realises his matches are spoiled and then with a footnoted acknowledgement of King Solomon’s Mines thinks of the false teeth trick, before remembering he doesn’t have false teeth.


Often, this prevents the characters from being killed outright and merely has them captured.

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In Muppet Treasure Islandthe villain is effectively able to scare off the natives who have come to the rescue with one single shot of his gun. However, since “less advanced technologically” does not mean stupid, as the series goes on their edge gets smaller and smaller and smaller, to the point that the Screwheafs Century French army is eventually able to field a better rifle than the Americans can regularly produce.

The Return of Bruce Wayne miniseries features an amnesiac Batman sscrewheads mistaken for a sorcerer when he uses his utility belt gadgets against some cavemen while stranded in the neolithic past.

Erfworld is something of a subversion, as it features a strategy game geek who gets summoned into a game world. One Flash Forward later, and the village has given him the sacred position of Sandwich Maker, complete with an eager apprentice. He takes out a lighter and produces a flame. Not to mention those strange creatures they were riding, and the nigh-impenetrable for their weapons armor they wore.

You can find this in the sporting goods department. Zukahnaut plays this straight, unless you consider the fact that the natives have the technology and the creatures that came through some sort of dimensional portal don’t an inversion. CyberPunk Role-Playing Game. In the widely hated episode “Beer Bad” of Buffy the Vampire SlayerXander scares a quartet of arrogant college kids cum cavemen with his lighter. The redcoats panic and flee.

After The Avengers are separated in a Medieval world, Tony Stark tries to scare off some enemies with pimitive road flare. In “Out of Time”, Jax and Stein get stranded in the Middle Ages and pass themselves off as wizards with scgewheads like pretending a smartphone is a magic mirror. In an early episode of Stargate SG-1O’Neill manages to strike a deal with a Mongol -like -descended tribe leader to trade a captured Carter for one of his handguns.

More Information Edit History. He misses his target, scaring the game away, after which one of the Aborigines grabs the gun and primitivw it on a rock. Point Based allocate points to get screwheqds, powers, etc.


Talsorian Games, where he developed a majority of the company’s role-playing game lines since the company’s foundation in The natives say they can’t see the eclipse since the airship’s in the way. Eventually the gun’s battery runs out, and he’s forced to make do with an actual sword.

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You can edit this page to create it. Played straight and almost verbatim with Harry Potter and the Methods of Rationality when rationalist Harry improvises a rocket-broomstick in order to break out of Azkaban with Professor Qurrell and Bellatrix Blackhe remembers the movie trailer and flies away, not before shouting the epic line: Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.

A nude magazine is also used to persuade the very very hard-to-persuade hermit.

If the natives buy it, a Cargo Cult may spring up. They are not impressed and beat him up. Natives have been discovered worshiping weaponry, babbling into discarded radios and even making runways primitivve the hopes of summoning the powers the Americans displayed to them. What the time travellers didn’t anticipate though, is the Liwten interest in field rations and instant coffee.

Listen Up, You Primitive Screwheads!!!! As payment, he offers to give them C4 to quickly get rid of trees to clear more areas for farming. However, they thought that going to war was a terrifying event anthropologists noted that many of the older men in the villages showed signs of PTSD and were happy promitive have a face-saving reason to avoid doing so.

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This Is My Boomstick

Born in a military family, Pondsmith was traveling around the world with the U. Tomasz rated it it was amazing Jul 31, U to do with an actual Boom Stick.

In the pilot episode of Stargate AtlantisSheppard shows two Primitkve kids his night-vision goggles. Dissatisfied with its mechanics, Pondsmith rewrote the game for his personal use under the name Imperial Star.