The Slang of Cyberpunk #cyberpunk

Anyone familiar with cyberpunk fiction knows that the genre is in love with the language and poetry of street slang, tech terms, and product names.

This video on the TheNeonArcade, runs through over 150 terms found in Mike Pondsmith’s cyberpunk universe, from the original Cyberpunk tabletop RPG up through the forthcoming Cyberpunk 2077 video game.

Many of these terms are specific to Pondsmith, but some are from Gibson’s work and elsewhere.

Besides the glossary of terms, one cool thing about this video is that its illustrated with lots of vintage images from the Cyberpunk game books from R. Talsorian Games and from Cyberpunk 2077.


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