Tag Archive | science fiction

TV Tropes Monday: Our Graphics Will Suck in the Future


Tweet of the Day: Screaming for Vengeance Have you ever watched an old sci-fi movie, even a classic like Star Wars and thought,”Wait a minute, computers don’t look like that!” Welcome to Our Graphics Will Suck in the Future! The obvious answer is that movies like Star Wars, Blade Runner, and Alien (and its sequel) […]

TV Tropes Monday: Earth That Used to Be Better


  Tweet of the Day: Reconsider the Party?  There is one question that always comes to my mind when I’m reading sci-fi set on distant worlds and centuries in the future? Where on Earth is, well, Earth? Why? Because Earth, our beautiful blue/green jewel in the eternal night of space is our home and where […]

Mass Effect/AEC-ANN News: Bhumi-Laran Cold War Heats Up


    Tweet of the Day: The Great Mystery of Spacetime — “Beyond the Planck Scale” ANN News Now September 2, 2197 Bhumi-Laran Cold War Heats Up by By Iris Dunnigan CITADEL, THE PRESIDIUM- Tensions between two colony worlds in the Kartikeya star cluster, a depleted star nursery in the Terminus systems, rose after news of […]

TV Tropes Monday: A.I. Is a Crapshoot


    Tweet of the Day: Read Only Memories: Is cyberpunk allowed to be this adorable? ——– So you created a new form of life, you weaved electrons, quantum states and electricity and birthed a form of electronic intelligence. You have ushered in the age of Artificial Intelligence. “I detect humans in my presence. Humans […]

Mass Effect/AEC: Systems Alliance Intelligence Recognition Guide 2191


Tweet of the Day: Is this a kissing book? ——- Systems Alliance Navy Recognition Guide 2191, Pirate Warships, Cleared for use for all active and allied personnel under Clause 347 of the Treaty of Farixen. With the introduction of the Kowloon Class of modular transports by Vosks/Trans-Planetary Shipping in 2170s the ship’s modularity, ease of […]

This is my rifle….


  Tweet of the Day: History Teaches Those Willing to Listen ——- ARI-44 Assault Rifle Infantry dash four point forty-four millimeter. It is a good rifle, my rifle. It has no name, just a designation. I like it like that; no fancy decals, no pet nicknames, no odes to foes or friends alike. Just a […]

World Building Wednesdays: Religion


    Tweet of the Day: Episode 20 – Stuff Teenagers Read (Past Tense) ——- Religion permeates all parts of human endeavor, so an author would be remiss if they didn’t include it as part of their world building. Since this is a complex subject, I’ll start with the broad strokes first and then dive […]