Science Fiction Ideas Archive

10 More Ideas For Star Trek RPGs

Star Trek occupies a very large and versatile universe. In a previous article, we gave you

8 Ways to Bring Your Character Back from the Dead in Science Fiction

In science fiction it's safe to say pretty much anything can happen. With a good enough

10 Ideas for Star Trek RPGs

If you're thinking of setting up a play-by-post RPG in the Star Trek universe then you've

Water Power: Slashing the Cost of Space Travel

I recently came across this article on and did a fair amount of head scratching.

What’s Really in the Epsilon Eridani System?

After the Alpha Centauri System, Epsilon Eridani is the most mentioned star system in science fiction,

What’s Really in the Alpha Centauri System?

Alpha Centauri is to science fiction what Amsterdam is to teenaged boys; a distant glimmer of

How Many Habitable Planets Can I Fit Into One Star System?

TV shows like Firefly, Battlestar Galactica and Caprica have shown us glimpses of systems packed with

Story Idea: Bypassed

A group of humans set out to colonize a world in a distant star system. Traveling

Would an Alien Really Have Three Eyes?

Answer: Sure, why not? Most species on Earth have two eyes, but there are many species that

12 Ideas for Battlestar Galactica RPGs

The Battlestar Galactica universe is just crying out for some intelligently considered role-playing games and fanfiction

Story Idea: I Walked With an Alien Zombie

Here's an idea I had while composing a recent post. I think it has a lot

Taking a Leaf out of Somebody Else’s Book

If you are desperate for ideas, this might help...

Would an Alien Make Candles from His Dead Relatives?

Answer: Sure. Why not? Alien rituals surrounding death are sure to be quite bizarre, perhaps even as