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Steins;Gate is a 2009 visual novel developed by 5pb. and Nitroplus, the second in the Science Adventure series. See also [chaos-head] and [robotics-notes].

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What board game is being played in the early episodes of Steins;Gate?

In episodes 4 and 5 of Steins;Gate, some of the characters are seen playing a board game, one of which is at a large tournament-style event. It's played on a board composed of blue and yellow squares, ...
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Do the events in the last episode violate John Titor's explaination of the Grandfather Paradox?

According to "John Titor" in Episode 2, even if you go back in time and kill your own grandfather, you would continue to exist, because the you that killed your grandfather comes from a world line ...
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Are there only 100 possible futures?

I'm just listing things Suzuha explained in episode 14: putting all these together we might assume there are only 100 possible distinct worlds, aka. only 100 possible futures. Is this assumption ...
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How did they start sending messages to other's phone?

When the anime starts and until episode 8, they attached a cell-phone to the phone-microwave and sent a message to that specific phone to trigger sending D-Mails. But in episode 8 and then in ...
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How are the Divergence Number and world line related?

In Steins;Gate there is much ado about the Divergence Number of the current world line. But if I am remembering correctly, the meter Kyouma made/carries/is given shows the difference between the ...
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What time travel category applies on Steins;Gate? [closed]

I'm kind of a fan of time travel stories, so I got a little disappointed with Steins;Gate. According to Wikipedia, Time travel themes in science fiction and the media can generally be grouped into ...