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If you are looking for a little inspiration for a robot story, these videos should help. Found on Vimeo and YouTube (and created by various artists), these amazing short films are sure to get your creative juices flowing.
Over the last twelve months, we’ve shared an incredible number of science fiction ideas, and many of them were thought up by you, the readers.
10 simple ideas for alternate history scenarios and settings.
10 quick ideas for a time travel story. Everything from colonies in the distant past and future to “Jesus vs the Time Police”.
A list of all the articles we posted during the special event – Alien Week 2012
This article lists all the alien species that appeared in the classic computer game Ascendancy.
These are the factions currently available in Endless Space. The developer is promising that more factions will become available as the game expands, but I’m not holding out hope that anything truly interesting will come of this.
10 quick ideas for a science fiction ‘colonization’ story, including everything from time travel colonization to inter-dimensional colonization and extra-terrestrial prison camps.
10 quick ideas for a cyberpunk story, including everything from artificial intelligence to virtual reality constructs.
A look at the science fiction role-playing games currently running at OngoingWorlds.com
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10 reasons why you should share your ideas on SciFi Ideas.
The space stations of today are little more than tin cans, but the space stations of the future are likely to be much more impressive. For decades, scientists have been predicting what shape future space stations might take. Here are some of their most enduring designs.
To kick off Alien Week 2011 we’ve decided to upload a large stash of ‘Alien Profiles’ taken from the strategy game Space Empires V. There are a total of 13 Alien Profiles in this set, all of which should tickle your muse. Here are the links:
The versatile genre of science fiction has shown us many interesting worlds, and not just different planets. The future of the Earth can hold some interesting ideas too. With an infinite number of paths our planet might take, the societies of the future might be as surprising as any alien civilization.
The versatile genre of science fiction has shown us many different worlds, and I don’t just mean different planets. The future of the Earth can hold some interesting ideas too. With an unlimited number of paths our planet might take, the societies of the future might be as surprising as any alien civilization
To commemorate American Independence Day (2011) we created a poll on the SciFi Ideas Facebook page. The poll asked “what’s your favourite American scifi TV show?” The votes have been counted and verified – here are the results.
Star Trek occupies a very large and versatile universe. In a previous article, we gave you 10 ideas for stories or roleplaying games set in the Star Trek universe. We didn’t want to just stop there, so here are 10 more.
To commemorate St George’s day (2011) we created a poll on the SciFi Ideas Facebook page. The poll asked “what’s your favourite British scifi TV show?” The votes have been counted and verified by an independent adjudicator (my cat) – here are the results.
In science fiction it’s safe to say pretty much anything can happen. With a good enough reason, characters can be brought back from the dead to continue their story.
Faster-than-light travel is one of the most revolutionary ideas science fiction has ever explored. This simple narrative device has made it possible for writers to explore distant worlds and expand human civilization out into the depths of space. However, it’s worth noting that FTL is just that; a narrative device – a means to an end.