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11 Sci-Fi Locales You Definitely Don't Want To Visit

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1. Mega-City One, Judge Dredd

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PROS: A peerless judicial system.

CONS: A peerless judicial system created because of the literally insane amounts of crime.

2. Miranda, Serenity

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PROS: All the peace and quiet you could ask for...

CONS: ...because everyone has been dead and/or driven insane for decades.

3. Rapture, BioShock

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PROS: Awesome art deco aesthetic and architecture.

CONS: Everyone is a horribly mutated murderer who won't shut up about The Fountainhead.

4. Tatooine, Star Wars

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PROS: Incredible bar scene, and the sun's always shining.

CONS: You will never find a more wretched hive of scum and villainy. Or so we've been told.

5. City 17, Half-Life 2

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PROS: No noisy kids yappin' on about Dora the Explorer and so on and so forth.

CONS: The race of megalomaniacal alien super-beings watching your every move. And Time Warner is the only cable option, ugh gross.

6. Detroit, RoboCop

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PROS: Dirt-cheap rent and employment opportunities at Omnicorp.

CONS: It's Detroit. Come on, ew.

7. Skaro, Doctor Who

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PROS: The petrified forest is just beautiful this time of year.

CONS: It's a nuclear wasteland awash with acidic radiation, and it's impossible to get a decent Wi-Fi signal.

8. Pandora, Borderlands

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PROS: So much loot. People are practically givin' the stuff away.

CONS: Every single inhabitant belongs on an episode of Hoarders. Who carries eight guns and 20 grenades around?!

9. Apokolips, DC Comics

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PROS: Exotic scenery and impeccable fashion sense.

CONS: Those towering, inextinguishable fire pits really drive up the AC bill when summer rolls around.

10. Panem, The Hunger Games

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PROS: You'll love it if you love reality television. Guaranteed.

CONS: You'll hate it if you like anything else at all.

11. Helghan, Killzone

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PROS: It's practically the Brooklyn of the Alpha Centauri star system.

CONS: It's also an irradiated, lifeless husk of a planet. And we hear all the cool kids are moving to Vekta, anyway.