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TRAVELLER: Out of the Box–Start Small


Originally posted on Tales to Astound!:
One Planet Can Be a Whole Lot of Adventure Traveller presents a specific, terrifying possibility for the Referee based on two facts. The two facts are: Space is big The Player Characters can go anywhere The terrifying possibility is that the Referee will be responsible for creating literally hundreds of worlds…

TV Tropes Monday: Mundane Dogmatic


  Tweet of the Day: Becoming Deviant How hard is your science fiction? That is a question that lurked in the shadows of the genre since the beginning. For some anything beyond 20 minutes into the future is sci-fi, even if it had elves, psychic magic, and teleportation. For the futurist, science fiction was a […]

TV Tropes Monday: Walking Tanks


  Tweet of the Day: Doggie Keepsake  When the giant robot craze started in Japan in the 1960s, the first robots were essentially gigantic robotic super heroes, a Japanese version of Superman but with missiles, photonic rays and piloted by teenagers with strange hairdos. In reaction to that, other animated shows, went the “real robot” […]

Space for Rent: Separating the Artist from their Art


Sometimes you can not separate one from the other so what are you suppose to do about it? I discuss my take on the situation below:  

Writers: When Writing About Mythological Gender/Sex


    Tweet of the Day: The Complexities of Trans Gerudo Town Remember that in most traditions, the Deities/Gods are pansexual for a variety of reasons: 1. They were the first beings at or before the creation of the universe. In order for the creation to make sense, the deities need to be flexible in […]

TV Tropes Monday: New Neo City

TV Tropes Monday: New Neo City


  Tweet of the Day:  A Spell for You   Your colony ship lands in a virgin world and your crew is ready to create the first settlement upon it. But what should you call it? Do you name it after the leader of your star nation? Perhaps use the name of your significant other? […]

TV Tropes Monday: Cassette Futurism


  Tweet of the Day: The Ghost Veil  Welcome to Y-398X. Communicate across the Known Space through our proprietary PlanetServe system that provides vid-phone, electronic mail, and fax support to all our customers for the low price of 1crd per hour (+inter-systems fees). Listen to the latest synth-hits in your portable High Density Micro-CD system […]