Month: November 2018

Last Week in Cyberpunk 11/30/18

Happy Shitgiving! Hope you punks out there had a tolerable holiday. This Last Week in Cyberpunk we are giving you news from this week and last week, covering injustice, genetic engineering, and some n...

Pictures at 11 by Norman Spinrad: Media manipulation in a pre-internet era

KLAX Action News team taken hostage! Eco-terrorists demand halt to construction of nuclear desalination plants off the coast of Los Angeles! Pictures at 11! Norman Spinrad is arguably best known in cy...

State of Mind – An Adventure into Metaphysical Dystopia

I spent a long time thinking about what I could say about State of Mind. It’s hard to begin discussing this game without saying too much, but I could also ramble endlessly about how beautiful and intr...

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A Cyberpunk’s Take on Drug Culture

We’ve seen a lot of changes in 2018, many of them for the worse. There are constant reminders that the shadow of corporate and governmental fascism hangs over us. Technological anxiety grows as automa...

Last Week in Cyberpunk 11/17/18

This Week in Cyberpunk we see the data collection of a nation, the bending media to create a new type of reading experience, some exciting new content coming to Netflix, and a new book of sci-fi noir ...

Technology as a Tool for Alienation: an Analysis of Cyberpunk’s Core

Preface Having dabbled in creative writing, I often find myself dissecting categories of fiction to isolate what makes them unique. It’s my belief that every mode of storytelling can be boiled d...