In this very first episode, we each talk about our single favourite science-fiction thing. Prepare for Spaceballs, Star Trek, and even some good old fashioned literature.
Revisiting Mass Effect 2, I better appreciate what the game was trying to do, especially with its sharp focus on presenting and developing interesting characters.
Science fiction often tackles existential threats that make our political squabbles look petty. So why can’t science fiction fans in positions of power tackle the real existential threat faced by humanity?
Outside of Star Trek, we’re much more likely to imagine first contact with an alien species as violent than as friendly. But what about the effect first contact will have on relationships between humans?