Posts Tagged ‘Science Fiction’

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Every once in a while, I come across a movie that came in under the radar; that might not get over 60% on Rotten Tomatoes, that I found well written and the story is well told and that I really like. I am not sure what that says about me but there have been some key movies that have done that ...
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From: Pinnacle Entertainment Group Reviewed by: Ron McClung Savage Worlds Science Fiction Companion is a Genre Sourcebook from Pinnacle Entertainment Group. Science Fiction gaming, whether it is science fantasy, hard science or space opera, is one of my favorite types of games to run and play. ...
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The free trader sub-genre of space travel science fiction is one largely unfamiliar to mainstream audiences. Much of this has to do with how, aside from Firefly, it has not really been employed in the film and television media (where there's a preference for more epic storylines). However, this ...
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Ether Wars is not something easy to describe. It’s a new concept of board game that mixes things rarely or never mixed before into an abstract strategy with a deep sci-fi and fantasy space theme. It also has a new dice troop system that combines abstract strategy with probability as well as ...
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Dawn Adventures 1: The Subterranean Oceans of Argos Prime is a new RPG Adventure from Gypsy Knights Games . The Dawn Subsector is the frontier of the frontier; the fringe of the Clement Sector which has had only a few hundred years to develop. There is a lot of mystery that surrounds what ...
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Back in the early 90s, I got a copy of Nemesis from the local video store and watched it with a group of gamer friends as a movie night kind of thing. We were expecting just another terrible low budget B-movie with very little substance. We were pleasantly surprised by what is now considered a ...
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Even with the new incarnation of Traveller published by Mongoose in 2008, players of the game never really had options to truly flesh out their characters. There was no real character advancement system in Mongoose Traveller and the careers seemed cookie cutter, in many ways. It gets even ...
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Burning Games is a new company whose first RPG will be Faith: The Sci-fi RPG.
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Firefly: Pirates & Bounty Hunters is a new board game expansion from Gale Force 9. As I have mentioned in my previous game review, the Firefly base game has virtually no in-game player interaction. Admittedly, you can occasionally snatch a Crew card from another player or steer the Alliance ...
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I asked John Watts once what TV show he would relate his setting to. I predicted correctly that he feels it was most like Firefly. In many ways, it really has that feel – the grittiness, and the feeling of being a western in space. However, at the same time, it addresses a lot of the ...
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