Mike Pondsmith

Neon Dystopia Reacts to Cyberpunk 2077 E3 Trailer

It has been five years since our last real glimpse of Cyberpunk 2077. The time has come, and now we have a new trailer. A friend pinged this to me in the early morning hours when it came out. My finge...

A Conversation with Mike Pondsmith, Creator of Cyberpunk 2020

The legendary cyberpunk Michael Pondsmith, commonly known as Mike Pondsmith or Maximum Mike, is best known for creating roleplaying games like Cyberpunk 2020. Pondsmith has also worked on a number of ...

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Cyberpunk, Post-Cyberpunk, and the Maturing of a Genre

When cyberpunk emerged in the 1980s it didn’t come into existence from a vacuum. Previously authors like Phillip K. Dick, K. W. Jeter, Vernor Vinge, and J. G. Ballard had begun to explore some o...