Star Wars

New This Month from Del Rey Spectra: September 2014


Check out these hot new titles from Del Rey, Spectra, and Lucas Books!

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Suvudu

Check Out This Creepy Emotion Detector App for Google Glass


Do you remember that scene in the first Terminator film where the eponymous cyborg is determining how to respond to a nosy landlord banging at the door? When the camera goes to the Terminator’s perspective, we see that a data-stream is superimposed over its vision. In the right-hand lower corner of the screen, there’s a [...]

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Suvudu

Let’s Be a Little More Welcoming, Fandom: Our Future Depends On It


Geeks, nerds: The pop culture wars are over, and you’ve won. We’ve won.
I see it everywhere: The smoldering remains of squaredom. I can buy polyhedral dice at Target now. Walmart carries Funko and Super7’s ReAction figures. Seriously: I bought a “Captain Dallas” figure from the ALIEN line this afternoon. (Only two more and I’ll have [...]

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SF & Fantasy

Suvudu Likes: 8/30/14


weeks-brokeneyeThe internet(s) gives and gives and gives.

There are some great sci-fi/fantasy bloggers out there, fans who are devoting a lot of time and energy into supporting authors and their readers. Variety is the spice of life, as they say, and with the menagerie of unique and very different individuals out there contributing, it produces a whole that is better than its parts.

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HBO is Promising to ‘Break the Rules’ With ‘Westworld’


THR reports that HBO’s upcoming science fiction series Westworld is attracting some very big stars, among them Anthony Hopkins, Ed Harris and Thandie Newton, and more are yet to come.
Westworld is set in a futuristic Wild West-themed amusement park where androids play the roles of cowboys and other colorful character and is based [...]

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Gaming

Braving The Tyranny of Dragons With Kobold-In-Chief Wolfgang Baur


Braving The Tyranny of Dragons With Kobold-In-Chief Wolfgang Baur

Unless you knew any better, you could be acquainted with Wolfgang Baur for years, and never know the depth and breadth of his career in the gaming industry. He’s not one of the loudest voices in the field – he’s really not the type to toot his own horn – but since the late eighties, [...]

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Graphic Novels & Manga

Badass Comic Book Cover: Batman/Superman #13


badass-batmansuperman13Every week I’ll be bringing you a comic book cover that I feel eclipses others out there—to the point I might just have to own it when released!

This week: Batman/Superman #13! Lois, Catwoman, and Bats!

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Livestream PAX Prime’s All-Star Geek Comedy D&D Game!


Heads up, Dungeons & Dragons fans! Not at PAX Prime this year? Me neither! That’s okay, though: We can both livestream the typically hilarious Acquisitions, Inc. D&D game  tomorrow night (Saturday, August 30)  at 8 PM PST, courtesy of Wizards of the Coast! The stream will be hosted at the official Dungeons & Dragons website, [...]

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