Short Stories Online Homepage > Resources > Web Sites > Short Stories Online These Philip K. Dick stories come from Project Gutenberg and are stories that were written early in his career. Space Frontiers News 13/08/2009: Un an que ce site n'a plus été mis-à-jour. autant dire qu'il était considéré comme mort par tout le monde. Bon, qu'est-ce qu'on a en magasin pour vous? Tout d'abord, une grosse expansion du système de règle. Il est désormais bien consolidé et rempli de jolis exemples. Ah oui, les règles principales sont mises en exergue pour faciliter la vie de l'Arbitre galactique (le maître de jeu local). Free Philip K. Dick: Download 13 Great Science Fiction Stories Although he died when he was only 53 years old, Philip K. Dick (1928 – 1982) published 44 novels and 121 short stories during his lifetime and solidified his position as arguably the most literary of science fiction writers. His novel Ubik appears on TIME magazine’s list of the 100 best English-language novels, and Dick is the only science fiction writer to get honored in the prestigious Library of America series, a kind of pantheon of American literature.
BSG Mini Six : Battlestar avec des d6 - Dé roulant, le blog rôliste de YoYo 4 novembre 2010 4 04 /11 /novembre /2010 23:30 Après vous avoir parlé du système D6, de l'openD6 et de Mini Six dans mon précédant article, je vous propose cette fois, toujours dans le domaine du hexaèdre régulier, un petit setting quasi complet à base de Mini Six et de battlestar Galactica (la série TV dans sa version début du siècle). Condensé en moins de 20 pages, BSG Mini Six contient toutes les règles nécessaires, équipements, figurants, véhicules, feuille de perso, et même un peu de background et quelques illustrations.
Your Picks: Top 100 Science-Fiction, Fantasy Books More than 5,000 of you nominated. More than 60,000 of you voted. And now the results are in. 10 Great Post-Apocalyptic Science Fiction Novels Books It’s a classic theme of science fiction: something really, really bad happens, and mankind is knocked back to the Stone Age. Of course, with the dropping of atomic bombs by the U.S. to end World War II, people came to realize that for the first time Man himself possessed the power to bring about a global cataclysm. And science fiction wasted no time in examining the possible effects (there were speculative stories in print well before the Manhattan Project was even conceived).
Sky Wars: Edge of the Kingdom RPG We’re proud to announce the Beta book for Sky Wars: Edge of the Kingdom, a 100% free, fan-made fantasy conversion for Fantasy Flight Games Star Wars RPG line. Explore Osfilia, a loose collection of realms still working to recover more than thirty years after the devastation caused by the Sky Wars. Players may choose from eight races, able to become powerful mages, devout paladins, shapeshifting druids or follow any combination of eighteen different career paths. Using the rules from any of FFG’s Star Wars core rulebooks (Edge of the Empire, Age of Rebellion, Force & Destiny), GMs and players will be able to create new adventures in what we hope will be an exciting fantasy sandbox. Sky Wars: Edge of the Kingdom features: Edge of the Kingdom Core Rulebook
A Visual Timeline of AI Predictions in Science Fiction As the world’s leading economy, the U.S. is under pressure to produce the best minds to solve the greatest challenges facing mankind. The problem is, the United States is falling behind in some of the most important areas of education to help solve the problems of today and tomorrow. The crisis in STEM fields—which cover science, technology, engineering and mathematics—is threatening the growing workforce and in turn, the country’s position in the global economy. Today’s infographic from Early Childhood Education Degrees explores the importance of STEM education and how an emphasis on these four areas could successfully lead the world into an uncertain future. The Rise of STEM
How to Build a Universe That Doesn't Fall Apart Two Days Later First, before I begin to bore you with the usual sort of things science fiction writers say in speeches, let me bring you official greetings from Disneyland. I consider myself a spokesperson for Disneyland because I live just a few miles from it—and, as if that were not enough, I once had the honor of being interviewed there by Paris TV. For several weeks after the interview, I was really ill and confined to bed. I think it was the whirling teacups that did it. Exploring the future beyond cyberpunk’s Neon and Noir — Quartzy “Cyberpunk” has been the go-to imagery of the future for a startlingly long time—Bruce Bethke’s short story of that name is 35 years old, and Ridley Scott’s Blade Runner was released in 1982. We need some newer words for what’s coming next. So I punted a question out on Twitter, asking the fans, authors, and futurists I know to share what they saw going on in speculative writing around the world and (often) outside the Anglosphere. These visions are, ultimately, reflections of where people believe the world is headed now, and cyberpunk is not the only vision the world has to offer—indeed, it was never the only one. Which microgenres are bubbling up, and which trends and themes best describe how creators are imagining the future?
Edenic Personal Preference Disclosure Form - John Crowley Little and Big Hoo. I'm temporarily befuddled and dazed by all the hard thinking I and others have put into large questions related to building the New Nice Totalitarian World State. Eden figured largely in the question, as alternative, source, hope, antonym, etc. The best thinker about Eden in a practical way, I think, is W.H. Auden in his essay "Dingley Dell and the Fleet" included in The Dyer's Hand (Vintage edition, 1968 [speaking of Eden], the one I have.)
Science-fiction classics that have rewired your brain - Image 3 Image 3 of 8 Tunes from Mars Taking a completely different attitude to Martians, Raymond Taylor's marching tune A Signal from Mars is jaunty in the extreme.