Have you wielded an ice sword in an RPG or watched an anime where one was summoned? The scientific problem is pretty straight forward. The solution; toilet paper. It’s just possible that after this video from Sufficiently Advanced gamer groups around the world will be adding Pykrete to their vocabulary and list of ways to […]
Archives for February 2016
Competition: Win Kevin Sorbo’s Avarice
A strange black box fell out of space 50 years ago. A woman sneaks out of her bed, past her husband, stealing this mysterious black box as she meets her lover outside. The two escape into the night only to be discovered by the angry husband. They shoot and kill the wronged husband; making the […]
The gloomy beauty of Anton Semenov
Geek Native has featured the haunting art of Anton Semenov before; years back we looked at the Infected Mushroom: Army of Mushroom collection. The Russian artist, posting online as Gloom82, continues to share his work online via his Behance profolio. There’s a collection from his On the Boundaries of Darkness gallery below as a teaser. […]
Star Wars: The Empire invades Scotland’s capital city
The Capital Sci-Fi convention is this weekend in Edinburgh, Scotland’s capital city. At the convention Glasgow-based designer and animator Mark Boyle will be raising money for the children’s charity CHAS by selling his “Star Wars in Edinburgh” prints. Prices start at only £5. Let’s take a look.
Shrike Studio tempts us with Emissary
The new UK-based publisher Shrike Studio is doing the sensible thing of putting their first RPG, which is nearly finished, up on Kickstarter for the final push. The science fantasy game is asking for £5,000 in funding and with 25 days, at the time of writing, to go has nearly £2,000 in the bank. You […]
Droid translator helmets
These helmets are clever Star Wars tech! Created for a Hackmaster competition these helmets allow whoever is wearing them to communicate with each other. The rest of us just hear Star Wars droid bleepling.
AMP: Year Three going strong at Kickstarter
Third Eye Games are back to Kickstarter as their AMP: Year One range looks to expand again. Year 3 is doing well, still 30 days left to run and yet nearly $6,000 in the bank. The goal? Just $8,000 and you can track it here. [Back this Campaign] Year One was about hard choices; rather […]
The amazing steampunk science of Pierre Jean Tardiveau
Steamwork fans and inventors should be aware of Paris-based designer Pierre Jean Tardiveau. He makes some incredible ‘scopes. We’re talking about polariscopes, callikryptoscopes and devices like the Juipter Pendulum. The image above is of a wonderful looking steampunk lamp and the videos below will show you how clever Tardiveau’s creations are. This is steampunk science.
GLaDOS gijinka cosplay
Photographer John Jiao did a great job with this snap. The cosplayer is Lainey Cat, who sells prints via Etsy, and has captured a perfect human-style GLaDOS. Isn’t that exactly the sort of smile that you shouldn’t trust?
Short film: Exode
Beautiful and sad. Exode is the story of how the journey of a single, giant, creature in capture the life of an entire people. You can learn more from the production’s Facebook page or simply from the knowledge it has won a ton of awards. Got time for another watch? Take advantage of this teleport […]