Monthly Archives: October 2014

A 65 Year Old Club for Nerds?

Profile of MITSFS, MIT’s 65-year-old science fiction club – Boing Boing http://news.google.com Thu, 30 Oct 2014 16:49:57 GMT Profile of MITSFS, MIT’s 65-year-old science fiction club (Pronounced “Misfits”) They maintain one of the finest science fiction libraries in the world, have a host of deeply, awesomely nerdy traditions, and are still going stron … Read more … Richard PaulAvid Science ...

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Star Wars Tower Defense Game Out Today

I have really been looking forward to playing this. I’m a Dark Side kind of guy 🙂 Star Wars Tower Defense Game Out Today — Will You Play Light or Dark? – GameSpot http://news.google.com Thu, 30 Oct 2014 22:34:27 GMT CNETStar Wars Tower Defense Game Out Today — Will You Play Light or Dark?GameSpotJust days after Electronic Arts announced launch ...

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8 Real NASA Projects Straight Out of Science Fiction

8 Real NASA Projects Straight Out of Science Fiction … http://www.cracked.com/ Sun, 31 Aug 2014 05:00:00 -0700 While we might be quick to whine about our lack of flying cars, hoverboards, lightsabers, time machines, teleporters, self-tying sneakers, personal robot servants, jet packs, and people walking around with three boobs, we … Read more … Richard PaulAvid Science Fiction & Fantasy ...

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Destiny DLC “The Dark Below” Launches December 9, Raises Level Cap – GameSpot

–called The Dark Below–will launch on December 9 across all platforms. It features new weapons and gear, as well as fresh story, co-op, and multiplayer activities. See below for full details on The Dark Below. “#destiny was created as a living universe, which has allowed us to improve the experience post launch in real-time,” Bungie president Harold Ryan said in ...

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Lords of the Fallen Review – GameSpot

#gamespot #lords of the fallen #review His name is Harkyn. He exits conversation not with a goodbye, but with a gruff “I don’t care,” as if he can barely be bothered to embark on the quest at hand. Harkyn may not be delighted by the adventure he’s been thrust into, but I can claim no such apathy: Lords of the ...

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2014 Sunburst Award Winners – SFWA

The Sunburst Award for Excellence in Canadian Literature of the Fantastic is an annual award celebrating the best in Canadian fantastic literature published during the previous calendar year. The winners receive a cash prize of $1,000 as well as a medallion which incorporates the Sunburst logo. http://www.#sfwa.org/2014/10/2014-sunburst-award-winners/ On behalf of Scifant congrats to all the winners! Richard PaulAvid Science Fiction & ...

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‘Captain Marvel’ will be Marvel Studios’ first female superhero movie | The Verge

#marvel is finally giving one of its female superheroes a movie of her own. #captain marvel will be the first of Marvel’s female heroes to star in her own film, which is being announced today with a release date scheduled for July 6th, 2018. Though it’s been a long time coming, it may have been an obvious choice after watching ...

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Special Look at Marvel’s “Avengers: Age of Ultron”

Richard PaulAvid Science Fiction & Fantasy Lover. Big fan of comics as well. Prefer the dark side to the light. That’s just how I roll. http://scifant.com

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Marvel Studios announces 9 new movies through 2019

  Phase 3 is absolutely huge, with nine new films including Captain Marvel, Black Panther and a two part Avengers: Infinity War movie. Your brain just melted. During a “secret” event for fans and press today in Los Angeles at Disney’s El Capitan theater, Marvel Studios melted fans’ brains when it revealed titles and release dates for all nine Marvel Phase ...

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New George R.R. Martin book offers “Game of Thrones” back story

  Martin’s new book, released this week, is “The World of Ice & Fire: The Untold History of Westeros and the Game of Thrones,” 300 pages of back story and original artwork by the some of the world’s top fantasy illustrators. He agreed to the companion volume in 2006 and expected it would take just a couple of years. Naturally, ...

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