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Sci Fi Fantasy Chess Set

Yesterday, in a slow, post-lunch work skive, I played chess against the computer. And I won. “So what?”, you might think, but I don’t win any kind of chess game very often, let alone one played against a machine. So I … Continue reading

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5 Iconic Space Ships in Sci Fi

When Space Shuttle Atlantis landed for the final time at the Kennedy Space Center yesterday morning an era ended. Like the Saturn rockets and Lunar modules of the Apollo program, the Shuttle will now become an iconic image in the … Continue reading

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5 Sci Fi Acts of Betrayal

Betrayal is one of the most loathsome of crimes and has a long and murky history. It even has its own price (thirty pieces of silver) and its own catchphrase (Et tu, Brute?). But it’s part of human nature and the … Continue reading

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Reasons To Be Cheerful – Prequels

As we approach the mid-point of 2011 I’m thinking about which movies I’m looking forward to in the coming months. And there seem to be a good few prequels, sequels, etc. in the pipeline. Now I love prequels but I need to prepare … Continue reading

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Sci Fi Cool Dudes

I’m over last week’s bout of uber-flu and feeling (mostly) human again. And to celebrate my return to form I’m gonna look at some of the coolest dudes in sci fi. They’re the ones we’d happily pick to be on our … Continue reading

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BSG’s Twelve Colonies Starmap

io9 have a piece about a moody and beautiful-looking Battlestar Galactica Twelve Colonies starmap. The map itself, produced by writer Jane Espenson and science advisor Kevin Grazier, is more than just a piece of artwork. It’s had the same attention to detail … Continue reading

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