Tag Archive | science fiction

Mass Effect/AEC-ANN News: Blood in the Streets of Colorado Springs


    ANN News Desk From Alliance News HQ in Vancouver September 12, 2197 Blood in the Streets of Colorado Springs By Amita Quita VANCOUVER, EARTH– Violent clashes between Neo-Nationalist and counter protesters left 11 dead and over 100 wounded in three way street battles that engulfed the city of Colorado Springs. The day long […]

Mass Effect/AEC: Chapter 9 (c.3)-Preparations


  Tweet of the Day: Fantasy Economics    Conference Room, SSV Kurks SR-3, In orbit around Libertas, Sphinx System, Argos Rho Cluster, Attican Traverse, September 10, 2197 I reached down to the holo-interface and rotated a top down image of a large house, “Thanks to our new found friends,” Miranda raised an eyebrow, “we know […]

TV Tropes Monday: Second Law My Ass


  Tweet of the Day: Industrial Fantasies East and West  Asimov’s Three Law of Robotic Ethics are as follows: A robot may not injure a human being or, through inaction, allow a human being to come to harm. A robot must obey the orders given it by human beings except where such orders would conflict […]

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: 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 […]

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) […]