Science Fiction Ideas Category
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.
This FICTIONAL planet has extremely large polar regions. Human habitation is restricted to a thin band of temperate climate around the planet’s equator.
In the midst of a labor shortage, the building of the ghettos cannot progress quickly enough. To increase production, the construction company turns to a revolutionary idea; they “gamify” the construction project.
If you want to colonize a new planet, travelling across the cosmos is only the first hurdle you’ll have to face. You’ll also have to fight government bureaucracy, hippies and eco-warriors, and probably some deadly alien microbes too.
The set-up is very much like that of Lost. We begin with a number of plane crash survivors arriving on an island.
Six brief sci-fi ideas written by science fiction writer Brandon Lampitoc.
Imagine if H.G Wells’ The Time Machine were set aboard a spaceship. That’s how this idea came about. Instead of a machine that travels through time, we have stasis chambers, and instead of a Victorian inventor, we have an interstellar pioneer.
Ilan Scheinkman shares his idea about how virus DNA can be used to send covert messages.
Russian construction firm AB Elise has proposed turning one of the world’s largest opencast mines into a futuristic domed city.
Tower blocks needn’t be the only answer; it is possible that as well as expanding our settlements into the sky, we might also expand outward onto the oceans. This could be done by constructing enormous floating cities.
Might future settlements become entirely linear, being shaped to fit the highways rather than highways being shaped to serve the city? Might the city and the highway actually become the same thing?
Brunhild is a FICTIONAL world famed for its mineral wealth and its spectacular and unusual glass-volcanoes. It is a moon of the gas giant Odin.
A story about alien invasion, galactic politics, and high-stakes gambling.
Five quick and simple ideas for an alien invasion story.
Siphonografts are aquatic life-forms native to the planet Oblik IV (commonly known as Owen’s World). They are similar in many ways to the corals and siphonophores of Earth.
A complex tale of subterfuge, manipulation, aliens, alien fascists, nuclear weapons and space-lasers.
10 simple ideas for alternate history scenarios and settings.
An ancient civilization native to Mars which went extinct several million years ago.
Alfonso Posadas Jr. shares his take on the ideas used in the Alien Nation franchise, merging the ideas of alien citizenship on Earth with the threat of global terrorism.