Tag Archive | tropes

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 […]

TV Tropes Monday: Adaptive Ability


  Tweet of the Day: Is This Thing Still On? Want to create a near invincible enemy? One that survives everything the protagonist throw at them? You could give them strong armor, great speed, or a devastating form of attack. Or you can give the an Adaptive Ability. This time of opponent can adapt to […]

TV Tropes Monday: Hegemonic Empire


  Tweet of the Day: The Adult Appeal in Young Adult  The Hegemonic Empire is one that rules indirectly, through what many call, “Soft Power“. There are three reasons why an empire might chose to rule this way: Cultural/Historical: The empire rose from rebellion from another empire or has as guiding principles the ideas of […]

TV Tropes Monday: A Nazi by Any Other Name


  Tweet of the Day: Hype and its Consequences  Yeah, you saw this one coming a mile away, oh gentle reader. Or maybe you didn’t which makes the horror you feel right now that much more tangible. Alas, we shall proceed with the Troping none the less by presenting A Nazi by Any Other Name. You […]

TV Tropes Monday: Art Deco


  Tweet of the Day: No One Should Feel Alone According to the Encyclopedia Britannica, defies this trope as: Art Deco, also called style moderne , movement in the decorative arts and architecture that originated in the 1920s and developed into a major style in western Europe and the United States during the 1930s. Its […]

TV Tropes Monday: #KillThisTrope


  Tweet of the Day: Pink Sunset  No new trope this week. Instead I shall pose a question(s) to you, oh gentle readers, what tropes you believe need to die. What tropes show absolute laziness on the part of writers? What tropes what you can do without and why? Input your answers in the comment […]