Category Archives: Science Fiction

Characters from and reviews of games which self-classify as “science fiction” meaning generally all the k00l p0w3rz are explained by technology no matter how unbelievable implausible poorly developed or self-contradictory. For reasons unknown to me “psionics” is classed as “science fiction” while “magic” is classed as fantasy. I obey this convention here.

Space Quest II

Space Quest II The Wrath Of VohaulQuest See, When I Was Researching Space Quest Last Week, There Were A Gigaquad More Links To The Classic Sierra Game So, I Figure, Let’s Stick A Reference In And See If It Gets … Continue reading

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Space Quest

Space Quest “And The Cold Stars Glittered On The Corpse Of A Dream” BTW, does anyone know of an editor plugin for WordPress where you can just have a bunch of google fonts in the font dropdown, and other cool … Continue reading

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Metascape, Part IV

Metascape, Part IV The Final Chapter I Hope Yeah, it’s been a while. I have had birthdays, family issues, and a strange desire to learn the Unity game development environment. And I’ve had in my head that first, I would … Continue reading

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Metascape, Part III

Metascape, Part III Wait, There’s Swashbuckling Cat Girls In Here? Shut Up And Take My Money! (Also, Kung-Fu Vulcans) In the first part… we opened a box! In the second part… we puzzled out dice notation! But nothing you’ve seen … Continue reading

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Metascape, Part II

Metascape, Part II No Cure For Trademark Pox I Wrote 2000 Words On Dice Mechanics My Eyes Are Bleeding OK, first off, whenever you see MetaScape(tm) or Guild Space(tm) imagine that there’s a little “(tm)” next to them, because I’m … Continue reading

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Metascape, Part I

Metascape, Part I No Idea What I’m In For But Damn, It’s A Big Box So, this box has been sitting on my shelf since at least 2012, because it’s listed in the oldest copy of my game database I … Continue reading

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Starchildren Part II

Starchildren, Part II Sex, Drugs, And Rock & Rolling Dice Except… I Think You Use Cards In This? Wow, There Goes That Headline Right Down The Pipes OK. As we saw in our previous episode, aliens who though the 1970s … Continue reading

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Starchildren

Starchildren : Velvet Generation In The Grim Darkness Of The Third Millennium There Is Only Rock! And/Or Roll! And Judging From A Random Illustration, Jobs At McDonalds. Grim, Tyrannical, Oppressive, McDonalds. So, Nothing New, Then? I Dunno. Maybe The Burgers … Continue reading

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Road Rebels Part II

Road Rebels Part II Revenge Of The Moltov(sic) Cocktail Well, here we are again. For Part I of this, please look here. I am not responsible for any loss of sanity that may result. Just remember this: You only have … Continue reading

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Road Rebels

Road Rebels Things The Marines Teach You: Courage, Duty, Honor, Service, Loyalty, And, I Presume, How To Kill A Man 26 Different Ways Using Only A Paperclip Things The Marines Do Not Teach You: How To Spell “Rifle”   Let … Continue reading

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