Sidekicks and the Meta-game

he sidekick is often the one person who sees the “real” hero. The more far-future and fantastic the world becomes, the more essential this kind of character is.

To Get From Here to There

Other than Aliens, is there anything more science-fictional than spaceships?

Fall 2019 SF Anime Preview

It's almost time for a fresh shipment of new shows from Japan.

I’m Not Saying it’s Aliens, but….

You knew we were going to get here sooner or later, didn't you.  One of the most interesting things about aliens showing up in videogames is that they often serve the same purpose as they do in broader science fiction.

The Mechanics of Life and Death

Breaking all the rules is part of playing the game.