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For earlier information, please see Timeline of Pre-Modern History

This is a timeline of modern history, here defined as comprising the years since 2101.

TL;DR (An OOG Explanation)

This article is a bullet point timeline-style list of in-game historical events that have taken place as our game's general in-game history relative to our most recent game events and historical plot written by the plot team. It contains a streamlined series of information that explains the snowball effect of everything that's happened in the game world to inevitably lead up to the in-game present time, helping to set the tone and some specific plot elements that players will experience.

This article may be updated from time-to-time as new events take place and relevant in-game happenings occur.

21st Century

Pre-Modern Era

Listed here for posterity, events prior to 2100 are considered pre-modern and are part of the world's infancy into the space and computer ages. This period of pre-modern history largely revolves around global terrorism, social justice issues, and economic revolution paving the way for the contemporary post-modern era. For more information prior to 2100, please see Timeline of Pre-Modern History

22nd Century

2100's

Also Known As: Empire Era
  • 2101: China passes the Shěn Lau Bill to deregulate its financial system in order to be more competitive in the world market. The Industrial and Commercial Bank of China, China Construction Bank Corporation, Agricultural Bank of China, and Bank of China merge into the Pacific Credit Union. The International Monetary Fund (IMF) collapses.
  • 2102: Economic eclipsing of government currency. United Nations creates the international subcommittee United International Trust. The United States eliminates Department of Treasury and grants oversight of national spending and policy to United International Trust. Canada and the European Union follow suit. Federal Reserve and Bank of America join United International Trust.
  • 2103: Asian global market share skyrockets. Pacific Credit Union buys out North Korea's and South Korea's international debt, causing them to become the first corporate-sponsored Sovereign States.
  • 2104: JP Morgan Chase and Groupe BPCE join United International Trust.
  • 2105: Citigroup, TD Bank, UniCredit, and Nordea join United International Trust. Pacific Credit Union buys out China Development Bank, Bank of Communications, and China Merchant's Bank.
  • 2106: HSBC and Goldman Sachs join United International Trust. International Space Agency completes LEO Platform 1.
  • 2107: War of Congo ends; international troop coalition withdraws. Mitsubishi UFJ Financial, Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group, and Mizuho acquired by Pacific Credit Union.
  • 2108: Japanese Empire vs. Pacific Credit Union; the Saikō-Saibansho finds that Japan's compliance with International Human Cloning Ban to be unconstitutional. Businesses allowed to pursue enhanced cloning technology.
  • 2109: Merck & Co., Inc. d.b.a. Merck Sharp & Dohme (MSD) outside of the U.S. and Canada contracted by Pacific Credit Union to create first human cloning facilities in Japan for reproducing 100% compatible human organs and body parts. Henning Olhouser becomes CEO of Geavanceerde Biologische Laboratoria.

2110's

Also Known As: Empire Era
  • 2110: Tech giants Apple, Oracle, and Alphabet Inc. d.b.a. Google announce major merger with North Korean company Koryo-Mar. The newly-founded MegaCorp uses the name Oracle Incorporated.
  • 2111: United States, Canada, and the European Union vs. Pacific Credit Union on behalf of The People's Republic of China, The Japanese Empire, The Korean Empire, and The Republic of Korea; the International Court of Arbitration finds that the defendants are in default of international debt despite payments made by United International Trust due to legislative loophole.
  • 2112: United International Trust establishes the Universal Unit and passes policy to devalue the currency of its government sponsors. Payment to the Pacific Credit Union in the amount of $10,000.00 UU. Pacific Credit Union files a grievance.
  • 2113: United International Trust vs. Pacific Credit Union. International Court of Arbitration rules in favor of United International Trust. United States, Canada, and European Union are now considered Sovereign States sponsored by United International Trust.
  • 2114: United Nations motion to dissolve United International Trust. Motion passed. Pacific Credit Union devalues currency for its sponsored governments and establishes the World Credit.
  • 2115: United Nations vs. United International Trust. International Court of Justice rules that United Nations authority to dissolve United International Trust post bailout a violation of their sovereignty under international law. United International Trust pulls all of its sponsored Sovereign States from the United Nations. Pacific Credit Union also pulls its sponsored Sovereign States from the United Nations.
  • 2116: Merck & Co., Inc. d.b.a. Merck Sharp & Dohme (MSD) outside of the U.S. and Canada begins Project Immortality. United International Trust announces Department of Health Services in the U.S. to be overseen by newly-created conglomerate of Robert Wood Johnson, Princeton-Plainsborough Biotek, Johnson & Johnson, Atlantic Health Services, Aetna, Horizon, and Ascension Hospital Systems to form American Health Network.
  • 2117: The Deluge of 2117. Most nations with major coastal cities declare state of emergency. Evacuations of major cities conducted by governments. The Coastal Riots leave thousands more dead and cost millions in damages. Governments unable to pay for relief efforts negotiate with American Health Network and Oracle Incorporated for bail out. Various nations become indebted, sponsored Sovereign States.
  • 2118: International Space Agency completes LEO Platform 2. Geavanceerde Biologische Laboratoria dominates Euro-American market for consumer-based health products and purchases Merck & Co., Inc. d.b.a. Merck Sharp & Dohme (MSD) outside of the U.S. and Canada. Project Immortality continues under Geavanceerde Biologische Laboratoria.
  • 2119: American Health Network acquires Bayer de México and The American Red Cross. Tech giants Microsoft, IBM, and Intel announce major merger; the conglomerate starts d.b.a. Legacy Technologies.

2120's

Also Known As: Empire Era
  • 2120: Major reconstruction begins for coastal cities destroyed by The Deluge of 2117; technologies leveraged to build artificial platforms and construct over original city locations. Geavanceerde Biologische Laboratoria acquires Pfizer, StellaChem, Bristol-Meyers Squibb, Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Inc., Ferguson Systems, and Biogen.
  • 2121: First recorded Drift Wave known as The Aurora Event. National and International monopoly and antitrust laws are abolished in an emergency summit by the United Nations so that major arms companies Boeing, Lockheed and Martin, Heckler and Koch, Rheinmetall Defence, Honeywell, Thor Labs, Thales, and other smaller defense contractors around the world merge at the behest of international outcry to form EIV. Sovereign States relinquish military control to EIV to deal with the Aurora Event.
  • 2122: United Nations vs. EIV. International Court of Justice rules that EIV and all MegaCorps have legal authority to maintain their own corporate militaries and police forces.
  • 2123: International Policy Riots begin in protest to United Nations vs. EIV International Court of Justice ruling and other major international policy changes over the past 2 decades.
  • 2124: International Space Agency completes LEO Platform 3.
  • 2125: First Order of the Calebytes founded by Luther Braxton, establishing Calebysm as a widely-recognized religion.
  • 2126: Most major cities adopt Privatized Police Companies and deny services to any who do not pay the “PPP (Police Protection Policies) Tax.”
  • 2127: Traditional Law Enforcement officials who are not folded into or choose to not join a privatized organization unite underground. These remaining police forces adopt wearing masks that prevent facial recognition technology from identifying them as they practice “unlicensed” police work without corporate sponsorship.
  • 2128: Oracle Incorporated acquires Facebook and Verizon Communications. Legacy Technologies acquires AT&T Inc., HP Inc., Hewlett Packard Enterprise, and Dell Inc.
  • 2129: Q_SEARCH(STRING_ERR) 01q000000013 :: Nexus One Relayed Toran Cluster NOT FOUND

2130's

Also Known As: Trigon Era
  • 2130: Q_SEARCH(STRING_ERR) 01q000000013 :: Nexus One Relayed Toran Cluster NOT FOUND
  • 2131: Oracle Cyberverse created by Oracle Incorporated.
  • 2132: International Space Agency completes LEO Platform 4.
  • 2133: EIV acquires the International Space Agency and commandeers all Low Earth Orbit Platforms for Project Javelin.
  • 2134: Oracle Incorporated unveils Generation 1 Model Synths as a corporate product. JORRDS malfunction, causing Javelins to inadvertently fire upon various targets across the globe, tearing open the Drift in various places, resulting in the deaths of thousands and costing millions in property destruction. EIV offers to buy out all companies affected.
  • 2135: First Drift War starts. EIV works with Geavanceerde Biologische Laboratoria on the Promethean Paladin Program.
  • 2136: Geavanceerde Biologische Laboratoria has major breakthrough in Project Immortality and develops the drug Aeternus.
  • 2137: Q_SEARCH(STRING_ERR) 01q000000013 :: Nexus One Relayed Toran Cluster NOT FOUND
  • 2138: Q_SEARCH(STRING_ERR) 01q000000013 :: Nexus One Relayed Toran Cluster NOT FOUND
  • 2139: Q_SEARCH(STRING_ERR) 01q000000013 :: Nexus One Relayed Toran Cluster NOT FOUND

2140's

Also Known As: Trigon Era
  • 2140: Q_SEARCH(STRING_ERR) 01q000000013 :: Nexus One Relayed Toran Cluster NOT FOUND
  • 2141: EIV finalizes conversion of all Low Earth Orbit Platforms into JORRDS. First Drift War ends.
  • 2142: Firestorm Massacre takes place.
  • 2143: Meridian Guard establishes First Contact with Earth. EIV works with Oracle Incorporated to develop military-grade Synths.
  • 2144: EIV hesitantly and cautiously works with Meridian Guard to establish Martian Outpost Aries 1.
  • 2145: Q_SEARCH(STRING_ERR) 01q000000013 :: Nexus One Relayed Toran Cluster NOT FOUND
  • 2146: EIV Completes Javelin 5. Synth Models MG1 and MG2 completed, mass-produced, and deployed to Aries 1 and Null Zone borders.
  • 2147: Geavanceerde Biologische Laboratoria partners with Oracle Incorporated to mass-produce Synths for staffing and dealing with industry-specific endeavors deemed too costly for organic workers.
  • 2148: Q_SEARCH(STRING_ERR) 01q000000013 :: Nexus One Relayed Toran Cluster NOT FOUND
  • 2149: Oracle Incorporated unveils G3 and G4 Synth Models.

2150's

Also Known As: Trigon Era
  • 2150: EIV Completes Javelin 6 and Javelin 7.
  • 2151: Q_SEARCH(STRING_ERR) 01q000000013 :: Nexus One Relayed Toran Cluster NOT FOUND
  • 2152: Q_SEARCH(STRING_ERR) 01q000000013 :: Nexus One Relayed Toran Cluster NOT FOUND
  • 2153: Oracle Incorporated sells proprietary intellectual property for Synths to Legacy Technologies. Under new ownership, Legacy Technologies announces the G5 Non-Standard Model Synth as a licensed option for smaller businesses to produce.
  • 2154: Geavanceerde Biologische Laboratoria negotiates deal with medium-sized tech company Technisa Engenharia to produce custom Synth model.
  • 2155: Q_SEARCH(STRING_ERR) 01q000000013 :: Nexus One Relayed Toran Cluster NOT FOUND
  • 2156: EIV Completes Javelin 8 and Javelin 9
  • 2157: Q_SEARCH(STRING_ERR) 01q000000013 :: Nexus One Relayed Toran Cluster NOT FOUND
  • 2158: Q_SEARCH(STRING_ERR) 01q000000013 :: Nexus One Relayed Toran Cluster NOT FOUND
  • 2159: Q_SEARCH(STRING_ERR) 01q000000013 :: Nexus One Relayed Toran Cluster NOT FOUND

2160's

Also Known As: Sovereign Era
  • 2160: Summit of New Geneva. All remaining government debt is purchased by the various MegaCorps of the world, becoming Sovereign States under their sponsorship. United Nations completely dissolved. Government officials and workers are now corporate employees. World Council formed to help govern Earth as a unified civilization.
  • 2161: Goodson Directive established. All non-hostile, sentient Drifters are now required to be registered and chipped with DRS-X11 style chip.
  • 2162: Q_SEARCH(STRING_ERR) 01q000000013 :: Nexus One Relayed Toran Cluster NOT FOUND
  • 2163: Q_SEARCH(STRING_ERR) 01q000000013 :: Nexus One Relayed Toran Cluster NOT FOUND
  • 2164: Q_SEARCH(STRING_ERR) 01q000000013 :: Nexus One Relayed Toran Cluster NOT FOUND
  • 2165: The Raider Skirmish takes place. EIV contracts Legacy Technologies and begins building Lunar Outpost Aries 2. Relations between Meridian Guard and EIV become more tenuous.
  • 2166: Q_SEARCH(STRING_ERR) 01q000000013 :: Nexus One Relayed Toran Cluster NOT FOUND
  • 2167: Q_SEARCH(STRING_ERR) 01q000000013 :: Nexus One Relayed Toran Cluster NOT FOUND
  • 2168: Q_SEARCH(STRING_ERR) 01q000000013 :: Nexus One Relayed Toran Cluster NOT FOUND
  • 2169: Various Synths rights activist groups form and begin to protest for equal rights under the law for artificial intelligence.

2170's

Also Known As: Sovereign Era
  • 2170: Q_SEARCH(STRING_ERR) 01q000000013 :: Nexus One Relayed Toran Cluster NOT FOUND
  • 2171: Legacy Technologies acquiesces to Synths rights groups and promises to embark on a new future for artificial intelligence; announcement of Project Pinocchio in partnership with CG Biochem Systems, Oracle Incorporated, and EnerLyte.
  • 2172: Q_SEARCH(STRING_ERR) 01q000000013 :: Nexus One Relayed Toran Cluster NOT FOUND
  • 2173: Q_SEARCH(STRING_ERR) 01q000000013 :: Nexus One Relayed Toran Cluster NOT FOUND
  • 2174: Q_SEARCH(STRING_ERR) 01q000000013 :: Nexus One Relayed Toran Cluster NOT FOUND
  • 2175: Q_SEARCH(STRING_ERR) 01q000000013 :: Nexus One Relayed Toran Cluster NOT FOUND
  • 2176: Project Pinocchio completed. Oracle Incorporated unveils G6 Model Synths. The Pinocchio Bill passed by International Court of Justice guaranteeing equal rights for G6 Model Synths.
  • 2177: Q_SEARCH(STRING_ERR) 01q000000013 :: Nexus One Relayed Toran Cluster NOT FOUND
  • 2178: Q_SEARCH(STRING_ERR) 01q000000013 :: Nexus One Relayed Toran Cluster NOT FOUND
  • 2179: Q_SEARCH(STRING_ERR) 01q000000013 :: Nexus One Relayed Toran Cluster NOT FOUND

2180's

Also Known As: Goodson Era
  • 2180: Q_SEARCH(STRING_ERR) 01q000000013 :: Nexus One Relayed Toran Cluster NOT FOUND
  • 2181: Second Drift War starts. First recorded Drift Wave on Mars and the Moon. EIV begins Blackguard Defense Technologies initiative.
  • 2182: Q_SEARCH(STRING_ERR) 01q000000013 :: Nexus One Relayed Toran Cluster NOT FOUND
  • 2183: First Amendment to Goodson Directive passed. All sentient beings seeking refuge within Earth Interstellar Territory required to be chipped. DRS-X11 technology upgraded to SRS-V2 technology.
  • 2184: Q_SEARCH(STRING_ERR) 01q000000013 :: Nexus One Relayed Toran Cluster NOT FOUND
  • 2185: Q_SEARCH(STRING_ERR) 01q000000013 :: Nexus One Relayed Toran Cluster NOT FOUND
  • 2186: Q_SEARCH(STRING_ERR) 01q000000013 :: Nexus One Relayed Toran Cluster NOT FOUND
  • 2187: Q_SEARCH(STRING_ERR) 01q000000013 :: Nexus One Relayed Toran Cluster NOT FOUND
  • 2188: EIV completes Blackguard Defense Technologies initiative.
  • 2189: Second Drift War ends. Earth-Meridian Accords established between EIV and Meridian Guard. Xenos allowed to legally immigrate for the first time under strict corporate contracts with Earth-based companies. All Xenos required to be chipped to enter Earth Interstellar Territory. Second Amendment to the Goodson Directive; all Sovereign States now allowed to let refugees remain within their protection by accepting Corporate Contracts and becoming indentured employees.

2190's

Also Known As: Goodson Era
  • 2190: Drift-frequent areas within MegaCorp-sponsored Sovereign States are labeled as Latent Anti-Drift Geoscapes. 5th Amendment of the Goodson Directive, also known as the Free Agency Directive, passed allowing Free Agencies and Free Agents to pursue business initiatives within the various LAGs with limited MegaCorp oversight and direct influence. Bioterror attack by religious fanatic group called The Ascendancy on Belgrade, Serbia. Counter attacks by other religious groups leaves hundreds of thousands dead as the entirety of central-eastern Europe is declared a Null Zone.
  • 2191: Third Amendment to the Goodson Directive; international ban on practicing organized religion.
  • 2192: Q_SEARCH(STRING_ERR) 01q000000013 :: Nexus One Relayed Toran Cluster NOT FOUND
  • 2193: International protests to the Goodson Directive. 4th Amendment passed labeling anti-corporate sentiment as a form of hate speech. CG Biochem Systems contracted by EIV for the Inquisitor Initiative.
  • 2194: Tens of thousands jailed for breaking the 4th Amendment of the Goodson Directive. World Council contracts Oracle Incorporated and CG Biochem Systems to create Recyke Program.
  • 2195: Q_SEARCH(STRING_ERR) 01q000000013 :: Nexus One Relayed Toran Cluster NOT FOUND
  • 2196: Q_SEARCH(STRING_ERR) 01q000000013 :: Nexus One Relayed Toran Cluster NOT FOUND
  • 2197: Q_SEARCH(STRING_ERR) 01q000000013 :: Nexus One Relayed Toran Cluster NOT FOUND
  • 2198: Q_SEARCH(STRING_ERR) 01q000000013 :: Nexus One Relayed Toran Cluster NOT FOUND
  • 2199: Q_SEARCH(STRING_ERR) 01q000000013 :: Nexus One Relayed Toran Cluster NOT FOUND

23rd Centruy

2200's

Also Known As: Enterprise Era
  • 2200: Q_SEARCH(STRING_ERR) 01q000000013 :: Nexus One Relayed Toran Cluster NOT FOUND
  • 2201: Q_SEARCH(STRING_ERR) 01q000000013 :: Nexus One Relayed Toran Cluster NOT FOUND
  • 2202: Q_SEARCH(STRING_ERR) 01q000000013 :: Nexus One Relayed Toran Cluster NOT FOUND
  • 2203: Q_SEARCH(STRING_ERR) 01q000000013 :: Nexus One Relayed Toran Cluster NOT FOUND
  • 2204: Q_SEARCH(STRING_ERR) 01q000000013 :: Nexus One Relayed Toran Cluster NOT FOUND
  • 2205: Q_SEARCH(STRING_ERR) 01q000000013 :: Nexus One Relayed Toran Cluster NOT FOUND
  • 2206: Q_SEARCH(STRING_ERR) 01q000000013 :: Nexus One Relayed Toran Cluster NOT FOUND
  • 2207: Q_SEARCH(STRING_ERR) 01q000000013 :: Nexus One Relayed Toran Cluster NOT FOUND
  • 2208: Q_SEARCH(STRING_ERR) 01q000000013 :: Nexus One Relayed Toran Cluster NOT FOUND
  • 2209: Q_SEARCH(STRING_ERR) 01q000000013 :: Nexus One Relayed Toran Cluster NOT FOUND

2210's

Also Known As: Enterprise
  • 2210: Hacktivist group Konsumed is formed.
  • 2211: Q_SEARCH(STRING_ERR) 01q000000013 :: Nexus One Relayed Toran Cluster NOT FOUND
  • 2212: Q_SEARCH(STRING_ERR) 01q000000013 :: Nexus One Relayed Toran Cluster NOT FOUND
  • 2213: Acropolis Debt Riots take place.
  • 2214: Q_SEARCH(STRING_ERR) 01q000000013 :: Nexus One Relayed Toran Cluster NOT FOUND
  • 2215: Q_SEARCH(STRING_ERR) 01q000000013 :: Nexus One Relayed Toran Cluster NOT FOUND
  • 2216: Nexus One Override occurs on February 21st; Oracle takes down multiple Toran Clusters across the globe preemptively to prevent a security breach which causes the largest information blackout since the inception of the Oracle Cyberverse. Conspiracy Theorists Terraphage claim EIV transfered control of all JORRBS to subsidiary Blackguard Defense Technologies and began Project Starscraper with Oracle Incorporated in 2192.