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RETROFUTURE - IMAGES FROM THE FUTURE THAT NEVER WAS By Luca Oleastri
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The "Retrofuture" is a total vision of the future as seen through the eyes of the past, often a utopian society characterized by high technology (relative to the base time), unusual or... More > exaggerated artistic, architectural and fashion styles, and an abundance of consumer goods; its spirit of optimism and embracing of the status-quo is a contrast with cyberpunk, although in many cases the utopianism is presented in an intentionally ironic or camp light. This book is a nostalgic compilation of hundreds images taken from divulgation books and magazines from the '20 to the '70.< Less
X-plorers By David Bezio
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Put on your space suit, charge your ray rifle, and flip ignition on an outer-space adventure! Imagine if the first RPG had been one of interplanetary adventure—rules-light, fast-paced, and... More > inspired by a passion for science fiction. In X-plorers, you’re part of a group of galactic troubleshooters on the look out for the next job—whether it be salvage, search, or rescue on an alien world.< Less
Pixellation Issue 1 By Casey Suou Layne
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Pixellation is a video games ebookzine focused mainly on retro games & retro gaming, with articles, reviews, features and much more. Issue 1 of Pixellation has a feature on Kenji Eno & his... More > then video games company WARP. From his first foray into the video games industry, to his unique & varied approach to developing games that have both interesting concepts and designs. Kenji Eno has created some very impressive & memorable titles with WARP, so find out about this great company, & its founder & director inside. This issue also has two other great articles, one on what Sega would have to overcome to release & sustain another console in todays crowded marketplace. The other is about future predictions focusing mainly on handheld systems. Pixellation also has reviews on D (D no shokutaku), Sega Rally (Saturn), Mugsy, Mugsy's Revenge (Spectrum), Amnios (Amiga). Other articles include, Transfering files between Amiga & PC, Dreamcast VMU, Enemy Zero's disk 0 & more. Visit www.pixellationmagazine.blogspot.com< Less
My Science Fiction Autobiography By Russell A. Snopek
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Here's a retro science fiction novel that baby boomers will appreciate. If your childhood dream was to pilot a rocket ship, live on the moon, or travel to the stars, this is the sci-fi adventure for... More > you! In 1966 my teenage friends and I were enthralled by the prospect of space travel. I envisioned building a personal spacecraft, lunar outpost, and an asteroid starship. This didn't seem like a stretch to me, any more than a time-traveling UFO landing in my back yard did! One fateful night I had the opportunity to see the future, and it was everything that I imagined. My now-grown friends had found the means to achieve our dreams-although, not quite the way I predicted, after all, life has a way of exacting its toll. Luckily, I arrived in time to witness the completion of our greatest scientific endeavor. Join me now for a good old-fashioned, outer space adventure with the awe and mystery that you haven't experienced since you were, well...a kid!< Less
My Science Fiction Autobiography By Russell A. Snopek
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Here’s a retro science fiction novel that baby boomers will appreciate. If your childhood dream was to pilot a rocket ship, live on the moon, or travel to the stars, this is the sci-fi... More > adventure for you! In 1966 my teenage friends and I were enthralled by the prospect of space travel. I envisioned building a personal spacecraft, lunar outpost, and an asteroid starship. This didn’t seem like a stretch to me, any more than a time-traveling UFO landing in my back yard did! One fateful night I had the opportunity to see the future, and it was everything that I imagined. My now-grown friends had found the means to achieve our dreams—although, not quite the way I predicted, after all, life has a way of exacting its toll. Luckily, I arrived in time to witness the completion of our greatest scientific endeavor. Join me now for a good old-fashioned, outer space adventure with the awe and mystery that you haven't experienced since you were, well...a kid!< Less
My Science Fiction Autobiography By Russell A. Snopek
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Here’s a retro science fiction novel that baby boomers will appreciate. If your childhood dream was to pilot a rocket ship, live on the moon, or travel to the stars, this is the sci-fi... More > adventure for you! In 1966 my teenage friends and I were enthralled by the prospect of space travel. I envisioned building a personal spacecraft, lunar outpost, and an asteroid starship. This didn’t seem like a stretch to me, any more than a time-traveling UFO landing in my back yard did! One fateful night I had the opportunity to see the future, and it was everything that I imagined. My now-grown friends had found the means to achieve our dreams—although, not quite the way I predicted, after all, life has a way of exacting its toll. Luckily, I arrived in time to witness the completion of our greatest scientific endeavor. Join me now for a good old-fashioned, outer space adventure with the awe and mystery that you haven't experienced since you were, well...a kid!< Less
Player - The Neon Volume By Merlin Seller
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What does artificial intelligence get up to when its makers go extinct? In a land called 'The Future' (called that for longer than anyone can remember) the computers have gone mad. In The Future, the... More > year is >1986 (by consensus), the Player has no idea WHAT they are (let alone who they were), and -OHMYFUCKINGGODISTHATAGIANTMETALBUG?! In zir first adventure, the Player (and their semi-sentient gun) must confront the mono-manias of Neonfreak and The Parasite as they attempt to reach the last human popsicle in the cryo-chamber. But what is Cache, the oh-so helpful ‘narrator’, keeping secret? Something f**ked up, no doubt. Retro-futurist madness in neon glamour - this is darkly comic cyberpunk eye-candy from what's left of Merlin Seller's mind.< Less
Pandora Driver: The Origin By John Picha
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By 1930's the elite had plunged the country into a Great Depression. Class war was being waged, and someone was about to snap! Young Betty McDougal's family was evicted from their farm and forced... More > into a city shelter. It was a time of desperation, sin, and lessons Betty didn't want to learn. Her life felt hopeless until a mysterious stranger delivered an unstoppable Car-of-Tomorrow. It transformed her. She became the relentless avenger of the common man sifting right from wrong in a realm where the villains were the local gentry and the heroes were outlaws. She became a mistress of disguise and lies to unleash chaos into the halls of wealth and power. Sometimes her methods were unsettling. Battling sin in the filth where it resides can dirty even the purest hearts. The good old days we remember in monochrome were lived in color. In a time when good and evil was simply black and white, Pandora lived in the gray area. This retro-hero tale is for mature readers. It ain't Shakespeare. It's pure Pulp!< Less
Travis Duck In Time By Aaron Wood
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Travis Duck In Time is a new comic book series created entirely by Aaron Wood (creator of best selling hottest title Trick 'r pete as well as a table top card and dice game "devils... More > squadron" and his debut childrens book "The Last Degunaut". Travis Duck In Time follows our lovable character Travis the duck as he discovers he is destined to travel through time on his magical hover board time machine. In order to protect the world as he knows it from drastically changing he must stop freak events from happening in different time zones of the past and future. With inspiration from movies and comic books such as back to the future, teenage mutant ninja turtles, karate kid and more, this comic series will bring exciting adventures with a nostalgic essence.< Less
Hints & Tips for Videogame Pioneers By Andrew Hewson
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What is it like to plunge into the unknown as one of the pioneers of an emerging technology driven industry? How do you forge the future of an entirely new entertainment medium when there is no... More > precedent to follow? From Uridium and Paradroid to Pinball Dreams and Pinball Fantasies, from the ZX Spectrum to the Commodore Amiga, Andrew Hewson takes us on a journey through his pioneering videogames career, unearthing a rich tapestry of expertise for the next generation of digital leaders and gaming trailblazers. Featuring commentary and analysis from more than twenty retrogaming icons including Steve Turner of Graftgold, Raffaele Cecco, Jon Hare of Sensible Software and the founders of EA DICE, Hints & Tips for Videogame Pioneers reveals the secrets behind the string of smash-hit titles produced by Andrew's celebrated games companies - Hewson Consultants and 21st Century Entertainment.< Less