Where’s my giant city-crushing anthropomorphic walking tank?
While I was working on creating two fictional planets, NASA was busy discovering their real-life counterparts.
Is the name “Terra” an enormous cliche, and when is it okay for science fiction writers to use it?
Since Robert Heinlein’s Starship Troopers, power armor has become sort of the “go to” future weapon that can be fun for the whole family. It’s shown up in literature, comics, movies and video games.
Alfonso Posadas shares his idea for a slightly different take on the invasion of alien parasites trope.
Humanity fails to prevent a medium-sized asteroid collision and suffers unforeseen consequences in this story idea by Jay Brown.
I always try my hardest to cling on to those last few words, that last moment of memory, just to make sure that nothing was missing when I emerged on the other side of the gate. Not that I’d remember if it were.
Raymond Frazee discusses phasers, laser pistols, and why it’s never safe to shoot a gun aboard a spaceship.
This game is the cyberpunk concept flipped on its head and cranked to eleven. In the old cyberpunk world you only had to worry about being killed once, in the world of Eclipse Phase you can be killed dozens of times before the first adventure is over.
Diaspora is a fantastic game. It dares go places that others don’t. It has the gritty feel of a trip to the outlands, the sort of retro space feel that harkens back to 50’s B-movies.