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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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HBO cancels Game Of Thrones’ prequel, while Another Life renewed by Netflix.

October 29, 2019 | By | Reply More
HBO cancels Game Of Thrones’ prequel, while Another Life renewed by Netflix.

So, HBO is dumping one Game Of Thrones’ prequel TV series, while original science fiction actioner Another Life is being renewed by Netflix for a second season on the streams. Just to confuse matters, HBO is also greenlighting House of the Dragon, a second GoT prequel set a century before Game of Thrones about House […]

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Random dungeon generator (tabletop RPG resource).

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Random dungeon generator (tabletop RPG resource).

If you need to generate a dungeon for your party of brave adventurers, but imagination is failing you, then here’s a one-click free procedural generated dungeon diagram creator that might well tickle your fancy. https://watabou.itch.io/one-page-dungeon

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Lucifer TV series drawing to an end (news).

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Lucifer TV series drawing to an end (news).

Lucifer‘s last episodes will hit in two batches of eight eps on Netflix, devilish actor Tom Ellis admits. https://deadline.com/2019/10/lucifer-final-episodes-to-be-released-in-two-batches-of-eight-via-netflix-says-tom-ellis-1202771220/ The Offworld Report – the best news offworld SFcrowsnest.

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Brent Spiner shocked to be back in Star Trek (news).

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Brent Spiner shocked to be back in Star Trek (news).

Actor Brent Spiner, aka Data, is apparently shocked to be back in Star Trek. Well, he might be – but we’re happy our favourite android with a heart is making an appearance alongside Picard. https://intl.startrek.com/news/brent-spiner-reveals-surprise-at-his-return-to-star-trek The Offworld Report – the best news offworld SFcrowsnest.

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Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order (computer game: trailer).

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Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order (computer game: trailer).

Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order looks set to be this Christmas’s must-have computer game for your PC or gaming console. If you fancy yourself as handy with a light-saber, then this is certainly the game for you. It’s out on November 15th 2019, so there’s no excuse not to buy it. Cal Kestis embarks upon […]

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The Mandalorian (second trailer: Star Wars live action TV series).

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The Mandalorian (second trailer: Star Wars live action TV series).

“Mandalorian, look outside. They’re waiting for you.” “Good!” Yes, Star Wars goes all Clint Eastwood Spaghetti Western in the Outer Rim for their new live action TV series. 

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Hello World from quantum computing? Maybe. Maybe not (science news).

October 27, 2019 | By | Reply More
Hello World from quantum computing? Maybe. Maybe not (science news).

How ironic that quantum computing may simultaneously both exist and not exist at the same time. But it’s getting better and better all the time. And one year, coming soon, it’s going to change everything forever. https://techcrunch.com/2019/10/26/quantum-computings-hello-world-moment/ The Offworld Report – the best content offworld SFcrowsnest

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Power transmitted by laser: beaming it up (science news).

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Power transmitted by laser: beaming it up (science news).

During a three-day-long demo at the US Naval Surface Warfare Center a new advanced laser-based energy system invisibly beamed 400 watts of power across 325 meters, powering an entire navy office – including their all-important coffee machine. Now, that’s science, folks. 

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Multiverse – coming you way soon (science news).

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Multiverse – coming you way soon (science news).

Science is closing in on the theoretical reality of parallel universes. So, what is the state of science when it comes to alternative reality? Seeker, as always, are in search of the answers … 

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All-Japan Pillow Fighting Tournament (J-Life).

October 25, 2019 | By | Reply More
All-Japan Pillow Fighting Tournament (J-Life).

In Japan, pillow-fighting is a big-money serious extreme sport – so welcome to Ito, the home of the 6th All-Japan Pillow Fighting Tournament, where pillow fights are a spectator sport, and you never take losing lying down. 

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