Bibliography and Filmography for 2300AD

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Re: Bibliography and Filmography for 2300AD

Postby zero » Mon Aug 22, 2011 12:08 pm

Blade Runner as a visual inspiration would make the game amazing, also representing down-on-luck colonies (the rainy streets) and the technologically advanced (Tyrell's pyramid Arco). :wink:
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Re: Bibliography and Filmography for 2300AD

Postby kafka » Mon Aug 22, 2011 2:48 pm

Blade Runner is Earth of 2300AD and maybe Tiranne. But, the colonies are wide open spaces either garden worlds like Firefly (otherwise, any type of environment from Hoth to Tatoonie to Water World to something that resembles Southern California/Germany) to mining worlds like Outland (hostle environments where you have don a spacesuit to work) to canned cylinders orbiting a resource. So, Earth seems pleasant...I am always also inspired by the end of the original Planet of the Apes...as with Blade Runner once you leave the overcrowded arcologies then you might get somewhere green yet artificial.
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Re: Bibliography and Filmography for 2300AD

Postby D-Foxx » Thu Aug 25, 2011 2:37 am

Starfist Series by Sherman and Cragg
Academy Series by Jack Mcdevitt
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Re: Bibliography and Filmography for 2300AD

Postby chrisdw » Thu Aug 25, 2011 9:24 am

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Re: Bibliography and Filmography for 2300AD

Postby middenface » Sun Aug 28, 2011 10:45 am

kafka wrote:Silent Running
Logan's Run
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Mad Max trilogy
Black & White episodes of Lost in Space

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RPGs
Blue Planet
Terradyne
Transhuman Space (minus the Transhumanist aspect just focus on space exploration)
Olympus Mons & Stellar Wind
Drift
Eh, pretty sure Logan's Run won't fit...(Dystopian future, domes, post apocalypse out doors, death at 30 IIRC)
Mad Max nah... mindy you some of the Nutters in there could make good Kafers...

But RPGs look for High Colonies... very rare
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Re: Bibliography and Filmography for 2300AD

Postby Rick » Sun Aug 28, 2011 2:21 pm

Actually, I was just thinking about middenface's idea about substituting Kafers for a different genre baddie - suddenly those Zombie films could become the inspiration for surviving the aftermath of a Kafer attack? :lol:
"Understanding is a 3-edged sword" bit like a toblerone, really.

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