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    In 2032, a computer virus created by an elusive group of cyberterrorists infects nearly the entire population of augmented humans, resulting in t… Read More
    In 2032, a computer virus created by an elusive group of cyberterrorists infects nearly the entire population of augmented humans, resulting in the deaths of 3 billion people. The loss of human life surpasses the death toll of every single war, plague, and catastrophe throughout human history combined. The attack, and subsequent attacks bring the Transhuman golden age to an abrupt end. Read Less
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In 2031, mankind enters a golden age of Transhumanism where augmented humans make up 70% of the world population.
 
In 2032, a computer virus created by an elusive group of cyberterrorists infects nearly the entire population of augmented humans, resulting in the deaths of 3 billion people. The loss of human life surpasses the death toll of every single war, plague, and catastrophe throughout human history combined. The attack and the ones that followed bring the Transhuman golden age to an abrupt end.
 
In an effort to combat cyberterrorism and restore order to the world, a government program succeeds in augmenting the human mind for the first time. Super-soldiers with augmented minds, called Primes, become capable of counter-attacking even the most sophisticated cyberterrorist threats.
 
One year later, the Prime program dismantles the last remaining terrorist cell in the world, and is deemed to be a success, but Prime augmentation only works on a handful of individuals that have a rare genetic makeup. These coveted humans are called Alphas, and the worldwide search and recruitment of Alphas becomes the next arms race between world superpowers.
 
 
Story by David Karlak and Max Smith
 
It's important to note that this is a collaborative project. The artist collective works on this when we have the time to do personal works. This project will be updated with more world-building artworks in the near future.
 
Days after the cyber-terrorist attack, hundreds of people wait outside the Shanghai International Hospital to have their augmentations removed.
 
Artwork by Jeremy Paillotin
A terrorist cell overtakes a small outpost outside of New Shanghai. The terrorists ride horseback and rely on old-age ‘analog’ weapons and technology that the Primes are unable to hack.
 
Artwork by Michel Donzé
Prime bots being remotely piloted by Primes infiltrate an abandoned terrorist hideout - no one is there.
 
Artwork by Manuel Dupong
The Prime program sends out drones to hunt down and bring in Alphas who are on the run. The drones inspect the area, following up on an anonymous tip that an Alpha is being hidden there.
 
Artwork by Ryan Gitter
Primes infiltrate a terrorist-controlled bunker in the slums of New Shanghai. When the soldiers arrive, they see that the terrorists have vanished and booby-trapped the place.
 
Artwork by Ned Rogers
Months after the computer virus hit - bringing the Transhuman golden age to an abrupt end - the hundreds of thousands that were left in the abandoned cities moved toward New Shanghai.
 
Artwork by By Thomas Stoop
The business landscape has changed as larger, well-organized syndicates have entered the people smuggling business in China. Their lackeys stand guard at a checkpoint controlling the access to the lower levels of New Shanghai.
 
Artwork by Andrew Porter
Families are sent to settle in the abandoned city of Suzhou.
 
Artwork by Marco Gorlei
The government sent families to populate the abandoned cities - commanding them to use spaces as farmland, as well as to build vertical farms in derelict buildings.
 
Artwork by Jeremy Paillotin
A memorial dedicated to the billions who died in the terrorist attack of 2032. The memorial is absolutely enormous, and visually, we understand the immense impact of the terrorist attack.
 
Artwork by Aurélien Fournier
Agent Shaw is tracking a high value target through the slums of New Shanghai.
 
Artwork by Manuel Dupong
Shaw's trail leads her deep into the catacomb network, and right into a trap.
 
Artwork by Manuel Dupong
Sterling Shaw
 
Artwork by Mikhail Rakhmatullin
Police Bot
 
Artwork by Mikhail Rakhmatullin