Month: October 2017

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Blade Runner and the World of Tomorrow

Introduction Science fiction is plagued by the slow march of time. What might have looked sleek and futuristic ten or more years ago might today look fantastic-but-unrealistic at best, or silly and ou...

Dreams of a Cyberpunk Cincinnati

Cyberpunkdreams is the literary cyberpunk world of Rob Chant, a writer and game designer. This is a cyberpunk project that emphasizes the ‘low-life’ side of the genre, rather than the R...

Blade Runner 2049 – Mature Cyberpunk for the Modern Era

The highly anticipated Blade Runner 2049 has arrived. As the sequel to one of the most well-regarded science fiction movies of all time, and arguably one of the best movies period, I set my expectatio...

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Netflix’s Blame!: A World Beyond Dystopia

It’s not uncommon for science fiction to venture into the realm of the quasi-mythological. Tales like Zardoz and The Sword of Shannara take place in distant post-apocalyptic futures in which for...

Observer – Cyberpunk Horror Starring Blade Runner’s Rutger Hauer

Observer is a dark cyberpunk horror video game developed by the Bloober Team and published by Aspyr, who teamed up previously to bring forth Layers of Fear, another horror title. In a world that is be...