Tag Archive | scifi

TV Tropes Monday: Expospeak Gag


  Tweet of the Day: Kittens, Just Kittens Today we will write about a literary device commonly employed in media, such as, but not limited to, movies, television, books and video games. This literary device serves to explain to the audience a key feature of the setting construction, such as the inner workings of said […]

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: Humanoid Aliens


  Tweet of the Day:  Links Roundup 02/10/17 Those pesky aliens are so troublesome. You want to inject an exotic element to your expansive space opera but if you make your aliens well…too alien, you will spend more time in info dumps about their physiology or culture than in shoot outs with space pirates (or […]

Perimeter


Karla stretched her legs. Every step she took sent small spasms of pain through her joints. She felt every cramp through out her body as tense muscles sought release from hours spent withing the confines of power armor.  The constant threat of attack just made it worse. Endless days on the perimeter watching a tidal […]

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: What do you mean, it’s not political?


  Tweet of the Day: The Recipe for a Black Hole ——- What do you mean, it’s not political? That…that is a very good question. I mean, if art is a reflection of reality in some way, shape or form, it follows that part of that reflection would have a political dimension. Except when it […]

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 […]