My cousin saw a yeti once. Eventually, it turned out to be my uncle sleepwalking, but we had no idea he was a yeti at the time.
First, they steal all your money. Then, they steal all your free time. Finally … they steal your soul.
It’s been a mainstay of sci-fi cinema, television and fiction since the genre’s inception: the idea of a galactic empire. Planets replace the tribes and nations of history; often, ethnic divisions are broadened to differing species, usually humans and strange alien races. Powerful figures—warlords, princes, rebel leaders, empresses, living machines, hive … Continue reading
You honestly don’t think humans came up with the microwave oven on their own, do you?
Just an ordinary, deadly traffic accident. There are hundreds every day all around the world. Purely random chance, no malice involved.
Just keep telling yourself that.
There are so many good web comics out there to sample and digest, it’s difficult to pick favorites. While there’s plenty of good work being done in more conventional genres (superheroes, gaming, swords and sorcery), the comics that tend to catch … Continue reading
One mechanic I’ve been toying with for Conspiracy! involves numbered cards that restrict how many evidence cards players can play in a turn … because, when you talk too much, the wrong people find out.
The back design for these Threat Level cards is appropriately menacing, I hope.
When they want you dead, your demise won’t come in the form of a dark stranger with evil intent in his eyes. It’ll come in the form of a 1997 Chevy Lumina.
In a bowl, mix 200 million Europeans, native tribespeople, and their racial mixed descendants.
Add rampant crime, corruption, a vibrant culture, sex, Catholicism, drugs, environmental degradation and severe economic disparity.
Cook at tropical temperatures for 500 years and serve piping hot.
Every word in this book is true, but only individually. Reading them together can get you into trouble.