Month: November 2017

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A Comprehensive Guide to Budget Cyberpunk Gaming – Part 2

You’re back. Welcome. I knew last week‘s material wouldn’t be enough to keep you satisfied for long. Let’s cut to the chase. You likely clicked on this article because you̵...

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A Comprehensive Guide to Budget Cyberpunk Gaming – Part 1

If you’re anything like me, you’re always looking for new cyberpunk games to devour, but also, you’re pretty broke. Even though marketplaces like Steam make gaming an affordable luxu...

Akira: When Cyberpunk Anime Meets Body Horror

Hello there my fellow fans of the futuristic frenzy that is cyberpunk. I recently had the opportunity to check out Katsuhiro Otomo’s Akira, from 1988. I really enjoyed this film as I’m sure most other...

Alan E. Nourse’s The Blade Runner, The Novel That Ridley Scott’s Classic Film Stole It’s Title From

When you utter the words ‘blade runner’ in any conversation, the average person’s mind immediately jumps to Ridley Scott’s 1982 film, Blade Runner, especially in the wake of th...

I Read the Blade Runner Sequel Novel, So You Don’t Have To

In anticipation of the long-awaited follow-up to the genesis of the cyberpunk genre that nobody is watching for whatever reason, I learned of K.W. Jeter’s three novelized sequels to one of the m...

Men Made Gods: Biblical Themes in Blade Runner

Watch any film in Ridley Scott’s Alien or Blade Runner franchises, and you’re bound to notice some common themes. Not least amongst these is man’s search for meaning. Biblical aspects span all of the ...

Memories of Green: A Defense for the Smart Sci-Fi

Blade Runner is a special movie for all of us cyberpunks. It was the film that popularised the dank and dark cities of a future that fetishised technology. It was the film that made us question our hu...

Mr. Robot on Alienation

In the final push towards season 3 of Mr. Robot, the New York times published “Rami Malek of Mr. Robot Doesn’t Want to be Alone Anymore.” There’s not much in the way of spoiler...

Cyberpunk Music Dossier – October 2017

It’s been a year since I started writing these. I still haven’t been offered a job as a licensed cyberlimb repairman, nor have I taken to operating exclusively out of backstreet squats or abandoned st...

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