Tag Archive | tropes

TV Tropes Monday: The Paladin


    Tweet of the Day: Wasted Youth  The Paladin, that staple of modern fantasy stories and video games, thanks in large part to our old friend, D&D. The Paladin is a heroic champion of good, nearly incorruptible (we will get to that later), fighting the worse evil can offer with a stout heart secured […]

Tropes Monday: Tropes Vs. Women Comes to an End


  Tweet of the Day:  The Mismeasure of Media  Tropes vs. Women, a web series helmed by Anita Sarkeesian has come to an end. Long time readers know that I was and still am a fan of the series due to its concise, critical analysis of tropes in the medium of video games from a […]

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: 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 […]