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Inspiration Gallery #1602

This week's inspiration gallery features the artwork of German artist Christian ‘Tigaer’ Hecker.

Starting Point: The Long Commute

Olaf pealed the sticky electrodes from his forehead, detached the tubes from his abdomen, and yanked

Uncanny Valley – Short Film

This short film is one of the best science fiction works about virtual reality gaming I've

Starting Point: Out of Options

Captain Kwon clenched his fist and brought it down hard against the padded armrest of his

The 21st Century, as Imagined in the 19th Century

Before we laugh too hard at these images, it might be worth reminding ourselves that our

Starting Point: The Oracle

"You are truly blessed. Sagan is one of the greatest and wisest prophets."

Inspiration Gallery 1601 – Elite: Dangerous

The thing that's really striking about Elite: Dangerous is how good looking it is. A few

Space Engineers Survival Challenge: Part 6

If I'm going to get my hands on all the ore buried beneath the desert's surface,

Space Engineers Survival Challenge: Part 5 – A Grand Day Out

I’ve set myself a challenge, playing the PC game Space Engineers in ‘survival mode’. Stranded alone

Starting Point: Auld Lang Syne

As he drunkenly swayed in the general vicinity of the urinal, Mark heard the DJ say

Space Engineers Survival Challenge: Part 4

Last night I dreamt I was visited by Finagle's ghost. The ghoul rattled broken chains and

Space Engineers Survival Challenge: Part 3

Exploding refineries, exploding turrets, can this day get any worse?

Space Engineers Survival Challenge: Part 2

I’ve set myself a challenge, playing the PC game Space Engineers in ‘survival mode’. Stranded alone

Space Engineers Survival Challenge: Part 1

Playing the voxel crafting game Space Engineers, I begin an epic survival challenge, stranding myself on

New Worlds Project Trailer – a SciFi Ideas Exclusive

A new trailer for the New Worlds Project RPG - exclusive to SciFi Ideas.

New Worlds Project – An Interview With Kim Smouter

I caught up with Kim Smouter - one of the humans responsible for both the original

Starting Point: Tantalus

What had gone wrong? How had the Cerberus found me? Had Samuel betrayed me? I couldn't

Starting Point: Goat Night

The god Pan was once again being worshipped, thousands of light years from Earth.

Starting Point: Artemis

I've spent the entire of my adult life aboard the Actaeon. I was twenty years old

Starting Point: A Taste of Paradise

"What is it?" Miranda asked with childlike curiosity...