What if, in fact, the Matrix really was the “real world” and that the world of Zion and the tunnels was a computer simulation designed by Morpheus and his cronies to produce bands of duped, highly-trained international terrorists? Ehh, maybe not. Game designer robin-d-laws is running a play-by-poll RPG in his journal where the reader is cast as an inmate … Continue reading →
Really, I try to restrain myself from linking to YouTube stuff very often, especially when I don’t have much more content for the post. But this one, I couldn’t resist: a lightsaber battle in an English forest, long ago… … Continue reading →
This last weekend I missed the Fire for the first time in years. I was pretty darn disappointed, though we managed to spend our time here in good ways. But as Friday night came closer I had to confront the reality of the situation: the engines couldna’ take the strain. For the last two weeks, 2 of the early-shift typesetters … Continue reading →
It’s pretty easy now to find copies of the J. Michael Straczynski and Bryce Zabel proposal for re-booting Classic Trek. This series would not have had to deal with 40 years worth of continuity unless it wanted to from time to time, and would have had technology more believable to the 21st century viewer; as well, it could have been … Continue reading →
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While watching the 2005 season finale of Doctor Who with Rain the other day, something struck me. The Doctor carries a tool he calls a “sonic screwdriver”. About the size of a regular screwdriver, this tool emits sonic (and perhaps other) waves which can manipulate small mechanical and electronic objects. It’s most commonly used as a lockpick, but it’s been … Continue reading →
What, you want content? Sorry, I gotta leave for work in a few. What you get is a webcomic link: Bumblebee and Jazz go to see Pixar’s Cars. … Continue reading →