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Mundane Science Fiction and FTL travel

Mundane science fiction, the preferred genre on this site, builds stories upon the solid rock of known science rather than on made-up science. Consequently MSF features almost exclusively stories set in our own Solar System, since  with the current state of science interstellar travel will take centuries if not longer, because  445 more words

Mundane Science Fiction

A Reflection on Gaming: "Piloto's Story"

This week, I decided to add a post to reflect on one of my more recent and memorable moments in gaming that I wanted to share, focusing on the way procedural generation in gaming has allowed us to create our own stories. 1,114 more words

FTL Steam Chat Co-Op Preview

Being as I’ve been quiet lately, instead of acting like I’m Activision or something and cryptically telling you I’m “working on some stupid stuff”, Imma actually show you the stupid stuff. 751 more words


Top 10 Problems with Interstellar Travel

The stars above us are a beauty that men have fashioned whole mythologies around. They are truly a sight to behold, and now that we have extended our reach to the moon, the natural progression is that we might want to travel to the stars. 1,644 more words


Weekend adventures, with some R&R.

When I got back to my room Friday night I realised that in the bathroom that they had changed the taps from, taps to times press tops, which makes washing hands annoying. 323 more words


A real-life interplanetary space ship

NASA doing amazing space work isn’t an unusual thing to hear, but this project is especially cool.

Some of their scientists have been working on a possible way to build a real-world warp drive for months. 41 more words

FTL: Faster Than Light gets 30% discount until July

Both the PC and iPad versions of strategic spacefaring roguelike FTL: Faster Than Light are 30 percent off until July. The game is a mere $6.99 (£4.99) for the next week, which amounts to a pretty good deal for one of the better games available on the iPad in particular. 9 more words