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Doberman Variations By James Ockelford, Roadside Picnic
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Photography (by Oona Lurås Wiggan) documenting the Doberman Variations performed by Roadside Picnic (Justin Wiggan) in 2013. When pulled apart and rearranged the book provides the password to... More > download video and audio content from the various performances.< Less
Roadside Picnic By Arkady Strugatsky, Boris Strugatsky
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Red Schuhart is a stalker, one of those strange misfits who are compelled by some unknown force to venture illegally into the Zone and, in spite of the extreme danger, collect the mysterious... More > artefacts that the alien visitors left scattered around. His life is dominated by the Zone and the thriving black market in the alien products. Even the nature of his daughter has been determined by the Zone. And it is for her that Red makes his last, tragic foray into the hazardous and hostile depths.< Less
Roadside Picnic - Tale of the Troika By Boris Strugatsky, Arkady Strugatsky
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Red Schuhart is a stalker, one of those strange misfits who are compelled by some unknown force to venture illegally into the Zone and, in spite of the extreme danger, collect the mysterious... More > artefacts that the alien visitors left scattered around. His life is dominated by the Zone and the thriving black market in the alien products. Even the nature of his daughter has been determined by the Zone. And it is for her that Red makes his last, tragic foray into the hazardous and hostile depths... Tale of the Troika is a very different thing indeed which is the highest possible tribute to the authors' versatility. How much you like it will depend on your taste for satire and lampoon. The Strugatsky fury – and it is fury: disgust with hypocrisy, with bureaucratic bumbling, with self-serving, self-saving distortions of logic and of truth and of initially decent human motivations – their fury is laced with laughter, rich with scorn, effervescent with the comic spirit...< Less
Stalker RPG By Ville Vuorela
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The one true Stalker/Roadside Picnic roleplaying game, published with a license from Boris Strugatsky. A visit by an alien power has left behind six Forbidden Zones where the laws of nature have... More > gone mad and life is twisted beyond recognition. Stalkers are criminals and rogues who brave the hazards of the Zones and the guns of their guards in search of alien artefacts.< Less
A Marxist Analysis of STALKER By Jason Unruhe
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STALKER is a wonderful video game from GSC Game World, which incorporates RPG, horror, zombie, and post-apocalypse. Based off the Soviet novel Roadside Picnic, the game creates a world within the... More > Chernobyl Exclusion Zone. In it, the laws of physics and boundaries of reality are challenged, some torn apart. Stalkers are men who seek out the mysterious Wish Granter. The purpose of this book is to teach Marxist social theory using the stories and concepts found in the game. If you're a fan of STALKER, then you'll love this interpretation of it.< Less
The Ugly Swans By Arkady Strugatsky, Boris Strugatsky
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Mr. Banev, a writer, is the protagonist, he loves himself some marinated eel, vodka, gin, and well any sort of liquor or alcoholic beverage. He lives in a hotel, and there he keeps drinking himself... More > into a stupor with a doctor, a health inspector and a painter. But not everything is as it seems. He has a 12 year old daughter, Irma, who is acquainted with the slimies, a sort of genetically mutated humans that cause heightened intelligence in children, but whom the townsfolk hate. True to their nature as the writers of Roadside Picnic, the same recurring theme is human transcendence, aliens, evolution and hints to homo superior - what can be considered the next step in human evolution. The absurdity of daily life under the dictatorship of Mr. President, who at the same time has relationships with all of the characters in the book, but is present as an overtly ominous mention and not a real character, takes its toll upon the characters through whose eyes we are supposed to view the world.< Less
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