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Author Archive: ColonelFrog

Colonel Frog is a long time science fiction and fantasy fan. He loves reading novels in the field, and he also enjoys watching movies (as well as reading lots of other genre books).

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Walter Koenig is ze kommander in proposed new Star Trek.

September 11, 2012 | By | Reply More
Walter Koenig is ze kommander in proposed new Star Trek.

Here’s the trailer for Star Trek: Renegades, which Walter Koenig and Tim Russ (aka Tuvok) want to make into another indie Trek episode. We are promised a Kickstarter project soon to raise funds from the legions of fans of Trek, in the meantime, feast your eyes on this tickler which lays out some of the […]

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Arrow-ing in: put out an APB for Robin Hood.

September 11, 2012 | By | Reply More
Arrow-ing in: put out an APB for Robin Hood.

Green Arrow gets a makeover from the slightly silly figure we saw practicing bowmanship in Smallville, to a police-pursued vigilante that would make DC Comics proud in this dark new TV series, Arrow.

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Anonymous takes down SFcrowsnest.net and StephenHunt.net.

September 10, 2012 | By | Reply More
Anonymous takes down SFcrowsnest.net and StephenHunt.net.

Some breaking news just in. SFcrowsnest.net and StephenHunt.net have both been taken down in a Distributed Denial of Service attack by hacktivist group Anonymous. Both these domains are hosted by GoDaddy which has been nearly reduced to rubble by the DDos wave attacks with its DNS servers left in pieces. SFcrowsnest.net is the forum for […]

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Playing with Lara?

September 10, 2012 | By | Reply More
Playing with Lara?

There’s a new Tombraider game with an equally new Lara Croft coming our way soon. In the game, Lara is a young 21-year old finding her tomb stealing way into her new career. This behind the scenes video interviews said actress (Camilla Luddington), and shows some smashing shots of the new game.

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Mercy me… the Doctor goes West.

September 9, 2012 | By | 1 Reply More
Mercy me… the Doctor goes West.

No sooner has one Dr Who episode been put to bed than another hoves into view. This one has the Doctor playing the James Stewart Winchester ’73 role in this rooting-tooting Western, fighting a cyborg gunslinger that seems to be doing his/its best to look like a Borg cube-crash victim. Well, no doubt more light […]

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The making of steampunk gamer’s delight, Dishonored.

September 7, 2012 | By | Reply More
The making of steampunk gamer’s delight, Dishonored.

There’s a making of documentary just hit the view-tubes that goes behind the scenes of the fab-looking upcoming computer game, Dishonoured. So far, all we’ve had are the trailers for this game, so it’s nice to see some flesh put on the bones of the Victorian world. It could almost be the Kingdom of Jackals’ […]

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Google turns Trekkie.

September 7, 2012 | By | 1 Reply More
Google turns Trekkie.

You have got to love those merry pranksters at Google. They are celebrating the latest Trek anniversary in style, with a fully animated Google Trek logo that you can click into and move around a Googled-up Enterprise. Well, most IT nerds love the Trek, don’t we, so no doubt the team at the big G. […]

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Wipe(r) a Viper!

September 7, 2012 | By | Reply More
Wipe(r) a Viper!

Are you readers out there in online land suffering the same level of withdrawal from the end of the rebooted Battlestar Galactica TV series that I am? If you are, then this game might just prove the cure for your ills. It’s a fan-created computer game for would-be viper pilots to mount up inside the […]

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Cloud Atlas trailer.

September 7, 2012 | By | Reply More
Cloud Atlas trailer.

Here’s the new trailer for the much loved film adaptation of the Cloud Atlas novel. As in the book, this has the focus on a love story that survives the ages through reincarnation, and leaps about through time – including two lengthy sci-fi segments. The first set in a cyberpunk dark future. The second set […]

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As the French do it…

September 7, 2012 | By | Reply More
As the French do it…

The new live-action non-animated Heavy Metal TV series will shortly be hitting the shores of France. I haven’t heard any news about which – if any – UK/US channels might be picking up this series. Of course, across the channel, they wrongly call this adult comic Metal Hurlant. And boy, do they love it. Anyhoo, […]

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